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    Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation, its parent, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies. Fujitsu and the Fujitsu logo are registered trademarks and Instant MyMedia is a trademark of Fujitsu Ltd. WinDVD and InterVideo are registered trademarks and WinDVR is a trademark of InterVideo, Inc.

  • Page 2: Declaration Of Conformity

    (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY according to FCC Part 15 Fujitsu Computer Systems Corporation 1250 E. Arques Avenue, M/S 122, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 (408) 746-6000 TV Tuner Module PIXX-NTTN/U3W-XA...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents TV Tuner Applications ........5 Introducing the TV Tuner .

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    Watching TV and External Video without Booting Up ..20 Watching Television ........20 Switching to TV Mode .

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    Technical Support ........42 Fujitsu Computer Systems Contact Information ....42...

  • Page 7: Tv Tuner Applications

    TV Tuner User’s Guide This user’s guide contains information on connecting the TV Tuner and using the related applications on your Fujitsu LifeBook notebook. We strongly recommend that you read this guide before using the TV tuner. This manual deals primarily with using Instant MyMedia with the TV Tuner. For...

  • Page 8: Introducing The Tv Tuner

    INTRODUCING THE TV TUNER When you receive your notebook, the TV Tuner is pre-installed. Along with the TV Tuner, you should have received the following items: • Remote Control • AA Batteries (quantity: 2) • Antenna Cable Adapter (Coaxial-to-75 ohm F-Type) •...

  • Page 9: Tv Tuner Features

    The TV Tuner can be run either with the remote control or using buttons located above and to the right of the keyboard. The features of the Fujitsu LifeBook that are related to the TV Tuner, including Media Player Panel, are itemized in the table below.

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    Item Name Media This indicator lights up when the media player is selected with the Mode Player button. Indicator Stop/Eject If this button is pressed while recording a DVD in TV mode, or while an audio CD or DVD video is being played, record/play will be stopped. If you press the button a second time, the media tray will be ejected so that you can remove the disc.

  • Page 11: Left Side Features

    Left Side Features For left side features related to the TV Tuner, refer to Figure 2. Item Name Audio Input Used to connect to the audio output of external devices such as video Jacks decks or set top boxes. Video Input Used to connect to the video output port of external video devices.

  • Page 12: Rear Panel Features

    Rear Panel Features For rear panel features related to the TV Tuner, refer to Figure 4. Item Name DC In Jack Used to connect the AC Adapter to the notebook. External Used to connect an external VGA monitor to run the system display Monitor and the external source singly or simultaneously.

  • Page 13: Remote Control Features

    REMOTE CONTROL FEATURES This section describes the buttons on the remote control device that came with your TV Tuner. For more information on the remote control, read this entire document. For features listed below, reference Figure 5. Item Name Power Pressing this button while media is running will terminate the media and power down the notebook.

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    Item Name Live This button is only used with the WinDVR application (post-boot). Pressing this button allows you to exit Time Shift (TS) mode. Time Shift (TS) allows you to pause a live TV broadcast while running WinDVR (post-boot) Numeric Pressing the buttons while in TV mode allows you to select channels directly.

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    Item Name Audio When you press the Audio Switch button while sound multiplex Switch broadcasting is being watched in TV mode or a DVD video with multiple audio (i.e., multiple languages) is playing, the audio output is switched. Volume Pressing this button decreases the volume. Down Screen When using the WinDVR application, pressing this button toggles...

  • Page 16: Connecting The Tv Tuner

    Item Name Channel If pressed while in TV mode, the channel will switch to the next higher channel. Channel If pressed while in TV mode, the channel will switch to the next lower Down channel. Angle When pressed while viewing a DVD for which there are multiple shooting angles, the angle will switch.

  • Page 17: Connecting An External Audio Device

    To connect an antenna to your notebook: Connect the wide coaxial connector end of the RF antenna adapter to the coaxial connec- tor on the antenna (this includes cable TV antennas). Connect the other end of the adapter to the antenna jack on the left side of the notebook, as shown in Figure 6.

  • Page 18: Connecting An External Video Device

    Connecting an External Video Device You can view videos and images from an external device on your notebook. Depending upon the configuration of the device, you will need to purchase either a composite RCA video cable (Figure 9) or an S-Video 4-pin cable (Figure 11). You will also need to connect an audio cable, as described in “Connecting an External Audio Device”...

  • Page 19: Setting Up Instant Mymedia

    To connect an S-Video cable: The S-Video connector is keyed so that it can only be inserted when it is aligned properly with the port. Be sure to examine the orientation of the connector with the port before inserting it. Forcible insertion may cause damage to the connector and/or port.

  • Page 20: Setting Up/skipping Channels

    eral screens as different portions of the installation take place. At the end of this portion, the notebook will turn off. Verify that the power indicator is not lit. Press the MyMedia button on the remote control again. The Instant MyMedia main menu will appear.

  • Page 21: Starting/closing Instant Mymedia

    STARTING/CLOSING INSTANT MYMEDIA Starting Instant MyMedia Start Instant MyMedia by pressing MyMedia on the remote control. Select the mode you want using the cursor buttons, then press the [Enter] button. • TV Mode In TV mode, you can watch television, record the program you are watching on DVD, or watch videos from an external device connected to your notebook.

  • Page 22: Watching Tv And External Video Without Booting Up

    WATCHING TV AND EXTERNAL VIDEO WITHOUT BOOTING UP Instant MyMedia allows you to watch television and view video from an external device without activating the notebook’s operating system (also called “booting up” the notebook). Watching Television Switching to TV Mode Display the main menu of Instant MyMedia (“Starting Instant MyMedia”...

  • Page 23: Watching Video From External Devices

    Watching Video from External Devices Press the [TV/Video] button on the remote control. Each time the button is pressed, the input signals will cycle from TV -> S-Video -> Composite Video. Select the input type corresponding to the input port that is connected to the external device. For instructions on operating the external device, refer to the manufacturer’s user guide.

  • Page 24: Recording Tv Programs On A Dvd

    RECORDING TV PROGRAMS ON A DVD This section describes how to record a TV broadcast on a DVD. Because of the power demands placed upon the system, you are strongly advised to connect AC power when recording programs. Usable Disc Formats Depending upon whether you are using Instant MyMedia (pre-boot) to play or record, certain types of discs can and cannot be used.

  • Page 25: Before Recording

    Before recording Instant MyMedia can record the TV program being viewed on a DVD-RAM disc. • The procedures in this section assume that you are in TV mode. • If in a pre-boot environment, you can only record to DVD-RAM discs. •...

  • Page 26: Setting The Recording Mode

    Setting the recording mode There are three different recording modes: High Quality, Good Quality, and Extended Play. Recording Mode DVD HQ: High Quality DVD GQ: Good Quality DVD EP: Extended Play *1: For a 4.7 GB-capacity, single-sided DVD-RAM Press the [Menu] button to display the menu and select the Video tab. Select “Recording modes”...

  • Page 27: Watching Recorded Tv Programs Or Videos

    WATCHING RECORDED TV PROGRAMS OR VIDEOS This section describes how to play TV programs that were recorded on the notebook’s hard disk with WinDVR. Playing TV programs or videos recorded on the notebook Press the [MyMedia] button on the remote control to display the main menu. Select “Playback”...

  • Page 28: Playing Cd/dvds

    PLAYING CD/DVDS This section describes how to play an audio CD and a DVD video, and how to play TV programs recorded on a DVD in the TV mode. Playing CDs To play a CD, perform the following steps: Press the [MyMedia] button to display the main menu. Insert a CD disc you want to play into the optical drive of the notebook.

  • Page 29: Playing Dvds

    • Adjusting the volume When the (+) button is pressed, the volume increases, while the (-) button is pressed, it decreases. Pressing the [Mute] button temporarily turns off audio. Pressing it again turns audio back on. The volume adjusting button on the notebook can be used instead of the (+)/(-) button. When the upper button is pressed, the volume increases, while the lower button is pressed, it decreases.

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    The [Play/Pause] button on the notebook can be used instead of the Play/Pause button on the remote control. Fast-Forward and Rewind speeds are double speed, x 4 speed, x 8 speed, x 20 speed. At double speed, audio is played along with pictures; however, in some cases the sound may jump.

  • Page 31: Using The Dvd Menu

    The [Stop/Eject] button on the notebook can be used instead of the [Stop/Eject] button on the remote control. • Adjusting the volume The volume increases when the (+) button is pressed, while it decreases when the (-) button is pressed. Pressing the [Mute] button will temporarily turn off audio. Pressing it again allows audio to come out.

  • Page 32: Changing The Play Settings For Dvds

    Changing the play settings for DVDs The status of DVDs to play may be determined by the intention of software designers. In that case, functions may not work as operated, because Instant MyMedia is played according to the contents of the disc which the software designer intended.

  • Page 33: Using Bookmarks

    Press the [Menu] button to display the menu and select Audio Language or Subtitle Lan- guage from the list. The language for audio can be changed if the “Audio Language” is selected, and the language for captions can be changed if the “Subtitle Language” is selected.

  • Page 34: Changing The Parental Lock Settings

    Changing the parental lock settings Parental lock levels may be set for the DVD player as well as for the television. The DVD player setting is determined by the movie’s rating; the TV settings are determined by the V-Chip stan- dards.

  • Page 35: Setting The Parental Lock For Dvd/cd Mode

    For programs designed for the entire audience, the general categories are: TV-G (General Audience. Most parents would find this program suitable for all ages.) Although this rating does not signify a program designed specifically for children, most parents may let younger children watch this program unattended. TV-PG (Parental Guidance Suggested.

  • Page 36: Changing A Password

    If you have not yet set a password, select “Password change” and select “New password” and press the [Enter] button. Input a password with the (1)-(9) buttons and press the [Enter] button. Select “Confirm new password”, enter the password again, and press the [Enter] button. If the passwords entered in the two steps do not match each other, you will receive a message.

  • Page 37: Adjusting The Display Setting

    ADJUSTING THE DISPLAY SETTING This section describes how to adjust the setting of display quality when watching TV, a DVD, or a video, how to change screen types, and how to set an off-timer. Changing display types When you display pictures of vertically and horizontally different sizes from the LCD display of this notebook, display types can be selected.

  • Page 38: Returning To The Initial State

    Select an item you would like to adjust from “Brightness,” “Color1” or “Color2” and press the [Enter] button. A bar is indicated below the screen. Adjust to a value you like using the up and down cursor buttons. Returning to the initial state The following procedure returns the display to state it was in when purchased.

  • Page 39: Troubleshooting And Recovery

    If problems are not resolved, contact Fujitsu Computer Systems Service and Support. See “Technical Support” on page 42 for more information. Symptom...

  • Page 40: Audio Does Not Come On, Or Doesn't Sound Right

    Symptom Stripes and dots appear The image can be affected by during the TV broad- high-voltage cables, auto- cast. mobiles, or electric applianc- es such as hair dryers. DVDs cannot be played The disc is upside down. or the DVD picture is distorted.

  • Page 41: Recording Can't Be Performed

    Symptom The remote control AC adapter for the notebook doesn’t work is not connected properly. (Continued) Strong irradiated light from fluorescent lamps are ex- posed to the IR port. The signals from the remote control do not reach the IR port on the notebook.

  • Page 42: Recovery Of Instant Mymedia

    Turn off your notebook and locate the [F12] key on the keyboard. Be ready to press this key immediately after you turn on the notebook. Press the power button and press the [F12] key as soon as the Fujitsu logo appears. The Boot Menu will appear.

  • Page 43: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Tuner Specifications Item Monitor Sound Function Remote Control* TV Tuner** Audio Output Interface Headphones Antenna Input Video Input Audio Input Encoder Power * BS/CS broadcasting channels cannot be received. ** See table on next page for remote control specifications. Specifications 15.4”...

  • Page 44: Remote Control Specifications

    Remote Control Feature Communications Scheme Effective Distance/location Battery Battery Life TECHNICAL SUPPORT Fujitsu Computer Systems Contact Information If you have problems you are unable to resolve, consult your support representative at: • 1-800-8FUJITSU (1-800-838-5487) • E-mail: • Web Site: Specifications...

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    Index Adjusting the display quality ......... 31 Adjusting the Display Setting .

  • Page 46: Instant Mymedia

    Fast-forward/Rewind ..........28 Full format .

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    Recovery of Instant MyMedia ........40 Region code .

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    Stop/Eject ............28 S-Video Cable Connection .

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