MOTOROLA DCT700 User Manual

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DCT700
One-way Application

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    U SER GU IDE MA NUAL DCT700 One-way Application...

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    CAUTION Product identification and supply rating is provided on TO PREVENT ELECTRICAL SHOCK, DO NOT USE the label found on the bottom of the unit. THIS (POLARIZED) PLUG WITH AN EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE, OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS This installation should be made by a qualified service THE BLADES CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO person and should conform to all local codes.

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    • REPAIRS Clean only with dry cloth. • If you find the unit in need of repair, contact your Do not block any ventilation openings. system operator for repair or replacement. Install in accordance with the manufacturers instructions. NOTE TO SYSTEM INSTALLER •...

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    SUBSCRIBER HOME been damaged in any way, such as the power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has Transport the cable terminal in its shipping box or an been spilled or objects have fallen into the equally padded container. apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to Do not expose the terminal to rain or moisture.

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    Note: This equipment has been tested and found the ventilation openings. to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. • Install the terminal away from heat sources These limits are designed to provide reasonable such as radiators, heat registers, and stoves.

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    1000, declares that the DCH70 receiver complies • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a with 47 CFR Parts 2 and 15 of the FCC rules as a circuit different from that to which the Class B digital device.

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    à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may US PATENT be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative work (such as translation, 4476584, 4546387, 4575755, 4621285, 4558464,...

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    US Patent & Trademark Office. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. "Dolby" and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. MediaCipher is a registered trademark of Motorola, Inc.

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS 1 Introduction ................................1 Front Panel ................................ 2 Rear Panel ................................. 3 Using the Remote Control ............................5 Installing Batteries............................9 Basic Operation ..............................11 Turning Power On and Off..........................11 Changing Channels ............................11 Electronic Program Guide..........................12 Audio/Video Connections.............................

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    CONTENTS Standard VCR Cabling............................16 Composite Baseband.............................17 Composite VCR Cabling ..........................18 Stereo Cabling Diagram (VCR to Stereo) ....................19 Stereo Cabling Diagram (TV to Stereo).......................20 Troubleshooting..............................21...

  • Page 13: Introduction

    DCT700. Access to the DCT700 features is gained through the electronic program guide. remote control to operate (remote control sold To get the most out of your DCT700, be sure to read your electronic program guide instruction manual and remote control User Guide.

  • Page 14: Front Panel

    1 INTRODUCTION Front Panel The DCT700 is controlled by your remote control (sold separately). The front panel has two LED displays: one to indicate the unit is turned on and one to indicate a message is present.

  • Page 15: Rear Panel

    Before you begin installing the DCT700, take a moment to become familiar with the rear panel connections. The rear panel includes connectors for system cabling and a power cord to connect the DCT700 to an electrical power outlet. For cabling diagrams, see “Connecting Your...

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    1 INTRODUCTION Item Description AUDIO OUT Left/right audio outputs to connect the DCT700 to a TV, VCR, or A/V receiver. VIDEO Composite video output to connect the DCT700 to a TV, VCR, or A/V receiver. RF IN A coaxial input that is connected to the cable wall outlet, see Connecting the DCT700.

  • Page 17: Using The Remote Control

    USING THE REMOTE CONTROL Use the remote control to operate the DCT700, TV, and VCR. Your remote control may differ from the one illustrated here. For information on operating and programming your remote control, refer to the remote control User Guide supplied by your service provider.

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    USING THE REMOTE CONTROL Description AUDIO, Selects a device to control. The selected mode will remain active until you press VCR/DVD, another key. CABLE, OR HELP Displays the help screen. POWER Turns the currently selected device on or off. PAGE ▲...

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    GUIDE Displays the program guide. VOLUME + Increases or decreases the volume of the VCR, TV, or audio device. The device must VOLUME - be selected before you can increase or decrease the volume. Functionality is determined from services offered by your cable TV service provider.

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    USING THE REMOTE CONTROL MUTE Toggles the sound on and off. LOCK Use to limit viewing of selected programs or to view the Pay-Per-View menu. INFO Displays the current channel and program information (not supported by all applications). MENU Displays the main menu.

  • Page 21: Installing Batteries

    USING THE REMOTE CONTROL Installing Batteries Before you can use the remote control, you must install two AA (1.5-volt) alkaline batteries (provided with your Motorola universal remote control): Slide open the battery door on the back of the remote control.

  • Page 23: Basic Operation, Turning Power On And Off, Changing Channels

    Turning Power On and Off NOTE: The DCT700 requires a remote control to operate. To turn the DCT700 on or off, be sure it is in cable mode by pressing cable on your remote control and then press power. Changing Channels...

  • Page 24: Electronic Program Guide

    BASIC OPERATION Electronic Program Guide The electronic program guide displays information about TV programs and enables you to access features such as Parental Control or Pay-Per-View. Electronic program guides vary with each service provider. Reference the electronic program guide instruction manual for detailed...

  • Page 25: Audio/video Connections

    AUDIO/VIDEO CONNECTIONS NOTE: It is important to Before you begin to hook up your DCT700, review the remember not to place anything following: on top of the DCT700 and to • For basic cable connections, use 75-ohm coaxial provide for adequate ventilation to cables equipped with F-type connectors.

  • Page 27: Connecting Your Dct700, Standard Tv Cabling

    DCT700. If you are connecting the coaxial to tv/vcr connector on the DCT700 to the coaxial cable in connector on the TV, you must tune your TV to channel 3 or 4.

  • Page 28: Standard Vcr Cabling

    CONNECTING YOUR DCT700 Standard VCR Cabling To connect your VCR, you will need 75-ohm coaxial cables. The illustrated VCR connection enables you to record the program you are watching, including Pay-Per-View events. You can also view videotapes just as you do now.

  • Page 29: Composite Baseband

    CONNECTING YOUR DCT700 In these illustrations the baseband connectors on entertainment components are labeled r for right audio, l for left audio, and v or video. Composite Baseband Connecting the DCT700 using the RCA-type baseband outputs enables you to experience stereo and Dolby...

  • Page 30: Composite Vcr Cabling

    CONNECTING YOUR DCT700 Composite VCR Cabling This diagram illustrates how to connect the DCT700 to a VCR using the audio connectors on the VCR.

  • Page 31: Stereo Cabling Diagram (vcr To Stereo)

    CONNECTING YOUR DCT700 Stereo Cabling Diagram (VCR to Stereo) This diagram illustrates how to connect the DCT700 to a stereo using the audio connectors on the VCR. The VCR sound is played through the stereo.

  • Page 32: Stereo Cabling Diagram (tv To Stereo)

    CONNECTING YOUR DCT700 Stereo Cabling Diagram (TV to Stereo) This configuration provides for the TV sound to play through the stereo.

  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Before calling your service provider, review the troubleshooting guide. This information is to help you quickly solve a problem. If your problem still exists, contact your service provider. Problem Possible Solution No sound Press mute on the remote control to restore the volume level.

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    (hand-tighten if necessary). If connected through the baseband RCA video connection, make sure the cables are connected properly. If you are watching TV using your VCR, be sure your VCR is powered and running. Picture or sound is noisy on Reconnect the cable and hand-tighten if loose.

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    Change the batteries in your remote control according to the instructions in the section, “Installing Batteries.” Be sure that nothing is on the DCT700 or blocking a clear line of sight between it and the remote control.

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