DIGITAL TV RECORDER MODEL TU-R162H OPERATION MANUAL Important: This product can only receive Digital Terrestrial TV signals, subject to coverage an aerial upgrade may be required. Test your postcode followed by your house name or number to 83331* or go to www.freeview.co.uk...
INDEX POWER CORD (MAINS LEAD) ..................................2 IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS..................................3 SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES .................................... 6 GENERAL PROPERTIES....................................6 REMOTE CONTROL ....................................... 7 FRONT AND BACK PANEL .................................... 8 GETTING STARTED ....................................... 9 CONNECTION DIAGRAMS .................................... 9 REMOTE CONTROL & FUNCTIONS ................................10 MENU INTERFACE .......................................
POWER CORD (MAINS LEAD) Do not place the product where a piece of furniture or other heavy object could trap the power cord (mains lead). Handle the power cord by the plug. Do not pull out the plug by tugging the cord and never touch the power cord when your hands are wet as this could cause a short circuit or electric shock.
CAUTION: USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HERIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATON EXPOSURE. AS THE LASER BEAM USED IN THIS UNIT IS HARMFUL TO THE EYES, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DISASSEMBLE THE CABINET. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL ONLY. WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
7. Water and Moisture Do not use this product near water–for example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like. The mains plug or the appliance coupler is used as the disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain readily operable.
17. Servicing Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. 18. Damage Requiring Service Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions: a.
SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES · Operation manual · QSG (Quick Start Guide) · Remote control & 2 x R03 (AAA) batteries · 1 Scart lead Important Safety warnings • To prevent electric shock, do not remove any cover. • If anything goes wrong, don't try and fix it yourself, get a qualified service agent to look at it. •...
REMOTE CONTROL 1. Press the ^ mark on the cover and slide it in the direction of the arrow. 2. Insert the batteries making sure the polarities correctly match the + and - marks inside the battery compartment. 3. Attach the cover and slide it until it clicks into place. Please follow the precautions below.
FRONT AND BACK PANEL FRONT PANEL RECORD MENU/ MENU RIGHT STANDBY PROG DOWN VOL UP PLAY / MENU MENU MENU LEFT / PAUSE PROG VOL DOWN BACK PANEL DO NOT REMOVE AUX SCART LEFT ANTENNA 2 ANTENNA 1 RS 232 OPTICAL OUT AC IN ANTENNA 2...
GETTING STARTED Connect all cables before plugging in to mains. When the Digital TV Recorder is first powered up, please wait for a while before activating the receiver since booting of software will take some time. Then, the unit enters first time installation. "NOTE"...
REMOTE CONTROL & FUNCTIONS LIB. TIMERS GUIDE INFO TEXT BACK PQRS WXYZ MENU FAV. SUBT. WIDE PIP- PIP+ SWAP USING THE CONTROLS ON THE FRONT PANEL You can enter the main menu by pressing the menu button on the front of the unit. Then navigate through the menus with the four arrow buttons on the front of the unit and make a selection with the OK button.
BUTTON FUNCTION 1. Standby ON / Standby 2. 8 Search Forward 3. LIB. Library of recordings 4. Timers Timer Setup Record button 6. Info Information-Bar 7. Direction buttons / OK Navigation / Skip 2 minutes (left/right) 8. Back / Exit Exit 9.
MENU INTERFACE FIRST TIME INSTALLATION When the box is switched on from stand-by mode and if there is no channel stored in the database, First Time Installation Menu window is displayed on the screen. In this window, set the TV type with “3/4”...
1.1. NAVIGATING CHANNEL LIST In the channel table “5/6” moves the selection to the previous or next .To exit themenu and watch a specific channel, highlight it using, “5/6” then press OK while the "SELECT" option at the bottom of the screen is highlighted.
2. PROGRAMME GUIDE (8 DAYS EPG) Electronic Program Guide appears on the screen. It is able to get Information of the channel -/ programs weekly by means of 8-DAYS–EPG. All programs of channels are displayed. The current program is highlighted and there is brief information about the programs of the channel, such name, short/extended...
Broadcaster. Following programmes of any selected programme as series are automatically added to the Timers menu day by- day. Sharp recommend you can check this menu regularly to ensure the series recording is continuing.
2.1.4. CHECK CONFLICTS A conflict is caused, if more than two programmes are set for recording in the same time interval or if two reminders have the same starting time (For more information, please refer to section 2.1.7.). In the EPG menu, press OK.
2.1.7. MULTIPLE / ALTERNATIVE TIMER RECORD It is possible to record or set reminder for two individual events at the same time interval. If you set more than two recordings/reminders at the same time, you will see an error message (Error message is displayed as “...
3. TIMERS To display Timer window press either TIMERS on the remote or activate it from main menu. The features of this menu are: Delete: You can delete the highlited single timer or series timer. Edit: You can edit the saved timers. Add: By pressing this button, you will go to the “Add Timer”...
Change /Delete: permit or prohibit any modifications for other users. When a timer Start time is reached, the receiver starts to record the desired program, then when the end time is reached, the recording stops. Save the adjustments by pressing the GREEN, or cancel by pressing RED on the remote control.
4.1. PLAY OPTIONS 4.1.1. PLAY FROM START Plays the recording from the beginning. 4.1.2. RESUME Plays the recording from the last stopped position. 4.1.3. PLAY FROM OFFSET Plays the recording, from the time which is entered. 4.1.4. MANAGE CHAPTERS The unit displays any marked chapters (To set chapter marks, press the Menu button during playback and enter the “Chapter Options”...
RECORDING TITLE If you want to display a recording title, select “Include” (To do this, use “3/4” ). If not, select “Skip”. By selecting “Skip”, the options below will be disabled. While archiving, you could decide to show the names of the saved recordings on the screen. DISPLAY: In this option, you can decide, which of the following items should be displayed in the recording title: “Name”, “Start date/time”...
4.2. CHAPTER OPTIONS During playback of a recording, if you press MENU, you will get to the “Chapter Options” menu. The chapter options menu includes following options: 4.2.1. CREATE NEW CHAPTER MARK Using “5/6” select this option and press OK. To create a chapter mark. You can set a chapter mark anywhere you want.
Occasionally the DTR may miss the start or the end of the recording. This is not fault of the unit, as the broadcaster may not have updated the information. PLAY REWIND FAST FORWARD STOP RECORD PAUSE To configure the playback/recording options select the "Recordings..." option from the configuration menu.
5.1.4. HARD DISK INFO To view the details about the Hard disc, highlight "Hard Disk Info..." using "(up)/(down)" buttons and press OK. The following information will be shown: Total Space: The total size of the Hard Drive. Reserved for timeshift: This is the space that is reserved for use by the timeshift function and is dependant on the setting in "Max timeshift".
In the unlikely event that there is some problem like loss of recorded video or audio content due to an HDD malfunction, please be aware beforehand that Sharp will bear no responsibility to compensate for the content which could not be recorded or edited, for the loss of recorded or edited video, or for other related direct or indirect damages.
5.2. CONFIGURATION You can configure the settings of your DTR. Select Configuration from Setup menu and press OK to enter this menu. Press BACK on the remote to exit. 5.2.1. TV TYPE Digital terrestrial television channels can broadcast programmes in a widescreen format which must be output differently to normal and widescreen TV sets.
5.2.8. RECEIVER UPGRADE - OAD Over Air Download (OAD): To ensure that your DTR always has the most up to date information. Please ensure that after use it is set to its standby mode. automatically powers up at 3.00 A.M. each day and searches for any new information which may be broadcast and will download this to your DTR...
is 0000, if you change the pin code make sure you write it down and keep it safe. 5.3. LANGUAGE In this menu the user can adjust the preferred language. Language is changed by pressing OK on the remote control. Menu: shows the language of the system Preferred These settings will be used if available.
5.4.3. FIRST TIME INSTALLATION Use this option to load default settings, which had been set at the factory. To install factory settings, highlight ‘First Time Installation’ menu and press OK on the remote control, then you will be asked to confirm deleting all channels and settings.
7. SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS OF REMOTE CONTROL When there is no menu active on the screen, each of the buttons have specific functions. OK BUTTON: when OK button is pressed Channel list appears on the screen. RECORD BUTTON The programs are recorded at once. Ø...
VOLUME CONTROL The volume level of the sound from the receiver can be altered with the VOL+ and VOL- buttons on the remote control handset. Pressing either button displays a bar graph of the sound volume on the TV screen.The volume level selected will remain set, even when the receiver is turned off and on again, until it is altered with VOL + and VOL - buttons.The audio volume adjustment for the receiver is independent of the volume control on your TV set.
TEXT Many digital terrestrial television channels not only broadcast pictures and sound for programmes but also pages of information on the programmes, the weather, news and many other topics. This digital teletext can be displayed by the receiver.Some channels are entirely given over to digital teletext and carry no normal TV programme at all.
4x3 picture on normal TV 8. SOFTWARE UPGRADE THROUGH RS232 The RS232 socket is for use by qualified Sharp engineers to install software updates and is not intended for every day use. NOTE: This unit cannot be controlled or connected to an RS-232C command system.
9. NOTES PIN CODE reminder NOTE: You need to insert the PIN code here and refer it to the pages in the manual where this is covered. NOTE: Removal of a PIN code could be subject to a service charge and if you would like to use this feature the PIN code should be written down.
DTR Helpline on 0845 880 0421 in order to obtain service or advice. Where this is not possible please visit our web site www.sharp.co.uk/customersupport.aspx Customers without Internet access may phone 0845 880 0421 during office hours.
11. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS Supply Voltage 220 - 240V AC, 50Hz Input Frequency 470 Mhz-862 Mhz Maximum Power consumption 21 W Standby Low Power Consumption Less than 3 W Operating temperature 5ºC to +40ºC Storage temperature -15ºC to +55ºC Humidity 25 to 75 % rel Physical dimensions...
REMOTE CONTROL Operating Distance 10 m Max. Batteries 2x1.5V Micro (R-03/AAA) TUNERS 2 xRF In IEC 60169-2 type, female (75Ohm) 2 x RF Out (loop through) IEC 60169-2, male (75Ohm) HARD DISK Hard Disk capacity 160 GB FRONT PANEL Display Standby, Menu, Record, Play/Pause, OK, Remote Control Buttons Menu/Prog Down, Menu/Prog Up, Menu Left/ Vol...
12. IMPORTANT NOTICE: DIGITAL SWITCHOVER AND YOUR TV EQUIPMENT WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO ENJOY WATCHING TV DURING AND FOLLOWING DIGITAL SWITCHOVER Starting in 2008* and ending in 2012, television services in the UK will go completely digital, TV region by TV region.
If the product is used for business purposes and you want to discard it: Please contact your SHARP dealer who will inform you about the take-back of the product. You might be charged for the costs arising from take-back and recycling. Small products (and small amounts) might be taken back by your local collection facilities.