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Hardware Setup
HP Dual TV Tuner/Digital Video Recorder
Document Part Number: 374787-001
November 2004
This guide provides steps to help you set up your
HP Dual TV Tuner/Digital Video Recorder hardware for use
with your notebook and the Microsoft® Windows® XP
Media Center 2005 operating system.

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    Hardware Setup HP Dual TV Tuner/Digital Video Recorder Document Part Number: 374787-001 November 2004 This guide provides steps to help you set up your HP Dual TV Tuner/Digital Video Recorder hardware for use with your notebook and the Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center 2005 operating system.

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    © Copyright 2004 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Microsoft and Windows are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Introduction Before You Begin ......1–2 Getting Help ........1–3 2 Identifying the Hardware Setup Components .

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    Contents 4 Advanced Connections (Optional) Using Composite Video or S-Video (Set-Top Box Connections Only) ......4–2 Composite Video .

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    Contents Safety Precautions for Products with Wireless Devices........C–6 Safety Precautions for Products with Modems, Telecommunications or Local Area Network Accessories .

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    Introduction This guide provides the necessary steps to connect the HP Dual TV Tuner/Digital Video Recorder to your notebook using your existing TV antenna or cable/satellite service. When connected, the TV tuner allows you to use your notebook like a standard TV, video recorder, and radio, enabling you to watch and record TV programs, schedule TV recordings, and listen to music.

  • Page 7: Before You Begin

    Introduction Before You Begin Review this guide carefully to determine the most appropriate connection. Procedures for four connections are provided: 2 single-tuner connections and 2 dual-tuner connections. Refer Chapter 3, “Media Center Setup,” for information on these connection types. This guide provides the most common connections. There may be some configurations not covered in this guide.

  • Page 8: Getting Help

    Introduction Getting Help If you have any difficulty with the setup process, refer to Appendix A, “Troubleshooting,” for help. If you are still having trouble, refer to the Media Center Help menu: 1. Open Media Center: Press the START button on your remote. –...

  • Page 9: Setup Components

    Identifying the Hardware Setup Components Unpack your HP Media Center hardware box contents and gather any additional equipment you may need. You may need the following components (not included) to set up your Media Center connection: A working Internet connection (required for Media Center features such as the Program Guide and the ability to schedule recordings).

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    Identifying the Hardware The following components are included with your HP Dual TV Tuner/Digital Video Recorder. Depending on your connection, not all components are required. 2–2 Hardware Setup...

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    Identifying the Hardware Component Description HP Dual TV Tuner/Digital Provides input and output jacks for the Video Recorder Media Center TV tuner and FM tuner functions and acts as an infrared receiver for the HP Media Center Mini Remote Control. For information on the TV tuner jacks, refer to “TV Tuner,”...

  • Page 12: Composite Video

    Identifying the Hardware Component Description HP Media Center Mini Used to change channels and navigate Remote Control Media Center. TV tuner AC adapter Provides power to the TV tuner. FM radio antenna Connects to the TV tuner to allow you to listen to FM radio broadcasts (optional).

  • Page 13: Tv Tuner, Positioning The Tv Tuner, S-video

    Identifying the Hardware TV Tuner Refer to the following sections for information on positioning the TV tuner and identifying TV tuner components. Refer to Chapter 3, “Media Center Setup,” for information on connecting the TV tuner to your notebook and TV source. Positioning the TV Tuner Ä...

  • Page 14: Rear Components

    Identifying the Hardware Rear Components Depending on your setup, not all of the connectors and jacks will be used. The TV tuner can also be positioned horizontally, without the TV tuner stand. For more information, refer to “Positioning the TV Tuner,” earlier in this chapter.

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    Identifying the Hardware Component Description IR2 connector* Connects an IR blaster cable to a second cable or satellite set-top box. IR1 connector Connects an IR blaster cable to a cable or satellite set-top box. Power connector Connects the TV tuner AC adapter. USB cable connector Connects the TV tuner USB cable.

  • Page 16: Front Components

    Identifying the Hardware Front Components The Input 2 jacks on the front of the TV tuner are used for dual-tuner connections only. Depending on your setup, not all of the connectors and jacks will be used. The TV tuner can also be positioned horizontally, without the TV tuner stand.

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    Identifying the Hardware Component Description IR receiver Links the HP Media Center Mini Remote Control to the TV tuner. Power light Off = TV tuner is not connected to AC power. Solid green = TV tuner is properly connected to AC power and the notebook.

  • Page 18: Step 1: Set Up Your Notebook, Step 2: Set Up Your Audio/video Connection

    Media Center Setup Step 1: Set Up Your Notebook If you have not already set up your notebook, refer to the printed Getting Started guide, included with your notebook, for instructions. Step 2: Set Up Your Audio/Video Connection Four common connections are detailed in the following sections. The connection you use will depend on what you want to do with your audio/video setup and the type of TV source you use.

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    Media Center Setup First, consider whether you want to set up a single-tuner connection or a dual-tuner connection: Single-tuner connections are simple setups that allow you to Watch and/or record a live TV program on your notebook. – or – Record one live TV program while watching a previously recorded TV program.

  • Page 20: Single-tuner Connections

    Media Center Setup Single-Tuner Connections In a single-tuner connection, you can Watch and/or record a live TV program on your notebook. – or – Record one live TV program while watching a previously recorded TV program. The single-tuner connection you use will depend on your existing TV source.

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    Media Center Setup Connection 1: Single-Tuner, with Regular TV or Cable TV without a Set-Top Box Notebook connectors and features will vary. Cable lengths are not shown to scale. 3–4 Hardware Setup...

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    Media Center Setup To connect the HP Media Center hardware to your existing regular TV or cable TV source (without a set-top box) in a single-tuner connection: 1. Connect an RF coaxial cable from your regular TV or cable TV wall jack to the TV1 jack on the rear of the TV tuner 1. Ä...

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    Media Center Setup Connection 2: Single-Tuner, with Satellite TV or Cable TV with a Set-Top Box Refer to your cable or satellite set-top box documentation for the exact location and labeling of components. Notebook connectors and features will vary. Cable lengths are not shown to scale.

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    Media Center Setup To connect the HP Media Center hardware to your existing satellite TV or cable TV source (with a set-top box) in a single-tuner connection: 1. Connect an RF coaxial cable from your cable or satellite TV wall jack to the TV-In jack on your cable or satellite set-top box 1.

  • Page 25: Dual-tuner Connections

    Media Center Setup Dual-Tuner Connections In a dual-tuner connection, your TV source is split into 2 outputs. In addition to the capabilities of single-tuner connections, dual-tuner connections allow you to Watch and/or record one live TV program while recording another live TV program. –...

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    Media Center Setup Connection 3: Dual-Tuner, with Regular TV or Cable TV without a Set-Top Box Notebook connectors and features will vary. Cable lengths are not shown to scale. Hardware Setup 3–9...

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    Media Center Setup To connect the Media Center hardware to your existing regular TV or cable TV source (without a set-top box) in a dual-tuner connection: 1. Connect an RF coaxial cable from your regular TV antenna or cable TV wall jack to the RF coaxial cable splitter 1. 2.

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    Media Center Setup Connection 4: Dual-Tuner, with Satellite TV or Cable TV with a Set-Top Box Refer to your cable or satellite set-top box documentation for the exact location and labeling of components. Notebook connectors and features will vary. Cable lengths are not shown to scale.

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    Media Center Setup To connect the Media Center hardware to your existing satellite TV or cable TV source (with a set-top box) in a dual-tuner connection: Ä CAUTION: You must have 2 set-top boxes for this connection. Both cable or satellite set-top boxes must use the same service provider. For example, you cannot have cable set-top boxes from 2 different cable companies, nor can you have 1 cable set-top box and 1 satellite set-top box.

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    Media Center Setup 5. Connect the infrared (IR) blaster cables from the TV tuner to the set-top boxes. Refer to “Step 3: Connect the Infrared (IR) Blaster Cable (Set-Top Box Connections Only),” later in this chapter. 6. To complete the setup of your Media Center hardware, refer “Step 4: Complete the Setup,”...

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    Media Center Setup Step 3: Connect the Infrared (IR) Blaster Cable (Set-Top Box Connections Only) If you are using a set-top box in your connection, you must connect an IR blaster cable from the TV tuner to your set-top box to be able to change channels.

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    Media Center Setup To connect the IR blaster cable: In a single-tuner connection or to set-top box A in a dual-tuner connection: a. Connect the IR blaster cable plug to the IR1 connector on the TV tuner 1. b. Remove the backing paper from the emitter to expose a strip of adhesive tape 2.

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    Media Center Setup To set-top box B in a dual-tuner connection: a. Connect the IR blaster cable plug to the IR2 connector on the TV tuner 1. b. Remove the backing paper from the emitter to expose a strip of adhesive tape 2. c.

  • Page 34: Step 4: Complete The Setup

    Media Center Setup Step 4: Complete the Setup To complete the setup of your Media Center hardware: 1. Connect the AC adapter to the TV tuner 1 and then to a wall outlet 2. Hardware Setup 3–17...

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    Media Center Setup The TV tuner power light is turned on when power is connected. 2. Turn on any audio/video equipment, such as a TV or set-top box, if applicable. 3. Turn on your notebook. 3–18 Hardware Setup...

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    Media Center Setup 4. Press the START button on your remote control to open Media Center. Refer to Chapter 5, “Remote Control,” information on using the remote control. 5. The Media Center Setup Wizard opens. (Follow the on-screen instructions to set up Media Center.) If the Setup Wizard does not open, or if you have already run the Setup Wizard and would like to run it again: a.

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    Advanced Connections (Optional) The following sections provide supplemental setup instructions on Using composite video or S-Video instead of RF coaxial (for connections with cable or satellite set-top boxes only). Adding a television to your connection. Adding a stereo to your connection. Connecting the FM radio antenna to your notebook.

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    Advanced Connections (Optional) Using Composite Video or S-Video (Set-Top Box Connections Only) Ä CAUTION: If you have already completed the steps in Chapter 3, “Media Center Setup,” you must disconnect the RF coaxial cable from the TV1 jack (and TV2 jack, if applicable) before connecting a composite audio/video cable or S-Video cable.

  • Page 39: Composite Video

    Advanced Connections (Optional) Composite Video To connect composite video: 1. Connect the composite audio/video cable to the red, white, and yellow composite audio and video jacks on your cable or satellite set-top box. Refer to your cable or satellite set-top box documentation for the exact location and labeling of jacks.

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    Advanced Connections (Optional) S-Video To connect S-Video: 1. Connect the S-Video cable to the S-Video-out jack on your cable or satellite set-top box. Refer to your cable or satellite set-top box documentation for the exact location and labeling of jacks. 2.

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    Advanced Connections (Optional) 3. Connect the S-Video cable and the red and white audio plugs on the composite audio/video cable to the TV tuner. Ä Do not connect the yellow composite video plug. If you have a single-tuner connection, use the Input 1 jacks on the rear of the TV tuner 1.

  • Page 42: Adding A Tv To Your Connection

    Advanced Connections (Optional) Adding a TV to Your Connection Adding a TV to your connection allows you to watch and listen to TV programs on the television as well as on your notebook. To add a TV to your connection: Refer to your TV and notebook documentation for the exact location and labeling of jacks.

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    Advanced Connections (Optional) 2. If you want to hear sound from your TV: a. Connect the red and white (right and left) plugs of an audio Y-cable (not included) to the red and white (right and left) audio-in jacks on your TV 1. b.

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    Advanced Connections (Optional) 3. Turn on your TV. 4. Be sure your TV is set to view the correct video source (video 1, video 2, etc.). 5. Press on your notebook keyboard one or more times to fn+f4 display your notebook screen on your TV. If you connected your TV after running the Media Center Setup Wizard for the first time, you may need to configure settings in Media Center.

  • Page 45: Adding An Audio Receiver To Your Connection

    Advanced Connections (Optional) Adding an Audio Receiver to Your Connection Adding a stereo or surround sound audio receiver to your connection allows you to play music on your notebook and listen to it on the audio receiver. To add an audio receiver to your connection: Refer to your audio receiver and notebook documentation for the exact location and labeling of jacks.

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    Advanced Connections (Optional) If you connected your audio receiver after running the Media Center Setup Wizard for the first time, you may need to configure settings in Media Center. If you have not run the Media Center Setup Wizard yet, you do not need to perform the following procedure.

  • Page 47: Connecting The Fm Radio Antenna

    Advanced Connections (Optional) Connecting the FM Radio Antenna You can listen to FM radio on your Media Center notebook through the FM radio antenna included with the TV tuner. Before the TV tuner can receive a radio signal, it must be configured to receive a TV signal through Media Center Setup.

  • Page 48: Remote Control

    Remote Control The HP Media Center Mini Remote Control is designed to work with the Windows XP Media Center 2005 operating system. Use the remote control to open the Media Center application, change channels, view television programs, record them, play previously recorded TV programs, and play music, movies, or video.

  • Page 49: Remote Control Buttons

    Remote Control Remote Control Buttons 5–2 Hardware Setup...

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    Remote Control Button Description PRINT Prints pictures that you select in the My Pictures window. This button does not print files from Windows Explorer. STOP Stops selected media. When the STOP button is pressed while you are watching TV, the Media Center pause buffer continues to record in the background.

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    Remote Control Button Description Arrows Move between menus, windows, or activities. Arrows move the cursor to select actions within the Media Center windows. Increases and decreases notebook volume. MUTE Turns off notebook sound. The word “Mute” is displayed on the screen when Mute is turned on. RECORDED TV Opens the Recorded TV window where all your recorded TV programs are stored.

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    Remote Control Button Description MORE Displays available information about a selected media file, such as a TV program summary or music artist information. It also displays options to rotate or print your pictures. You may need to be connected to the Internet to receive some media information.

  • Page 53: Using The Remote Control

    Remote Control Using the Remote Control To use the remote control: 1. Remove the plastic tab from the battery holder. (The remote control battery is preinstalled.) 2. Point the remote control at the IR receiver on the TV tuner. The TV tuner should be located in a convenient place. Be sure that nothing blocks the path between your remote control and the TV tuner.

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    Remote Control When you press a button on the remote control, the remote sensor light on the remote control 1 will blink briefly, indicating that the remote control is sending a signal to the TV tuner. You must point the remote control at the IR receiver on the TV tuner 2 for the signal to be received.

  • Page 55: Replacing The Remote Control Battery

    Remote Control Replacing the Remote Control Battery To replace the remote control battery: 1. Turn the remote control over with the back facing up. 2. Remove the battery holder 1. 3. Remove the old battery and insert a new battery 2. 4.

  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting For help on troubleshooting problems with your Media Center hardware, refer to the following pages for possible solutions. If your problem is not addressed in this guide, refer to the Media Center Help files by selecting the question mark icon on the Media Center menu bar at the top of the screen.

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    Troubleshooting Problem Solution My TV tuner is not Check the power light on the front of the TV tuner. working. If the light is Off, the TV tuner is not connected to AC power. Be sure the AC adapter is connected from the TV tuner to a working electrical outlet.

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    Troubleshooting Problem Solution My TV tuner is not Red, the TV tuner is in a low-power or working. ( continued ) suspended state. Either your notebook is not powered on or your TV tuner USB cable is not properly connected. Blinking red, intermittently: The power light on the TV tuner will briefly blink red when it receives an infrared...

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    Troubleshooting Problem Solution My remote control does Be sure you are using the HP Media Center Mini not work. Remote Control and not an unsupported remote control. If you are using TV, make sure the remote control has a clear line-of-sight with the TV tuner.

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    Troubleshooting Problem Solution The TV tuner is not 1. Select Start, right-click My Computer, and receiving a signal from then select Properties. the remote control. 2. Select the Hardware tab > Device Manager. 3. Select the plus (+) sign next to Universal Serial Bus Controllers.

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    Troubleshooting Problem Solution Picture quality is poor Be sure all cables are properly connected. when I watch live TV. If you have basic cable, try a signal booster. A weak signal will cause picture quality to be degraded. Confirm that you subscribe to the channel you are watching.

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    Troubleshooting Problem Solution When I select Radio To use the FM tuner, the TV tuner must be while watching or deactivated, even if you are recording (and not recording a TV program, watching) a program. I am asked if I want to stop.

  • Page 63: Federal Communications Commission

    Regulatory Agency Notices Federal Communications Commission This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 64: Modifications, Cables, Canadian Notice (avis Canadien)

    Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Cables Connections to this device must be made with shielded cables with metallic RFI/EMI connector hoods to maintain compliance with FCC Rules and Regulations.

  • Page 65: General Precautions

    Safety Information To reduce the risk of bodily injury, electric shock, fire, and damage to the equipment, observe the safety precautions in this document. General Precautions Heed service markings: Except as explained elsewhere in your product documentation, do not service your product yourself. Opening or removing covers that are marked may expose you to electric shock.

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    Safety Information Avoid hot areas: The product should be placed away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, and other products (such as amplifiers) that produce heat. Allow the product to cool: Allow the product to cool before removing covers and touching internal components.

  • Page 67: Safety Precautions For Power Cords And Accessories

    Safety Information Safety Precautions for Power Cords and Accessories Å WARNING: To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire, or damage to the equipment, do not attempt to power the product with a voltage converter kit sold for appliances. Use the correct external power source: A product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the electrical ratings label.

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    Safety Information The power cord must be rated for the product and for the voltage and current marked on the electrical ratings label of the product. The voltage and current rating of the cord should be greater than the voltage and current rating marked on the product. In addition, the diameter of the wire must be a minimum of 0.75 mm²/18AWG, and the length of the cord should be between 1.5 meters (5 feet) and 2 meters (6.5 feet) long.

  • Page 69: Safety Precautions For Battery Packs, Safety Precautions For Docking Devices

    Safety Information Safety Precautions for Battery Packs Å WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or burns, do not disassemble, crush, or puncture a battery pack; short the external contacts on a battery pack; or dispose of a battery pack in fire or water. Do not expose a battery pack to high temperatures above 60°C (140°F).

  • Page 70: Devices, Accessories

    Safety Information Safety Precautions for Products with Wireless Devices Å WARNING: Exposure to radio frequency radiation. The radiated output power of wireless devices is below the FCC radio frequency exposure limits. Nevertheless, the device should be used in such a manner that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.

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    Safety Information Safety Precautions for Products with Laser Devices Å WARNING: In addition to the general precautions described earlier in this section, be sure to observe the following precautions when operating a product equipped with a laser device. Failure to observe these precautions could result in fire, bodily injury, and damage to the equipment.

  • Page 72: Cdrh Regulations

    Safety Information CDRH Regulations The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration implemented regulations for laser products effective August 2, 1976. These regulations apply to laser products manufactured from August 1, 1976, onward. Compliance is mandatory for products marketed in the United States.

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    Glossary composite audio/video—An audio/video transmission type that provides improved video quality over RF coaxial. Can be used instead of RF coaxial in setups that use a cable or satellite set-top box. A composite audio/video cable is provided. Digital Video Recorder—See TV tuner. dual-tuner connection—A setup in which your TV source is split into two outputs and then connected to the TV tuner.

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    Glossary single-tuner connection—A setup in which your TV source is connected to the TV tuner. This allows you to watch and record TV programs on your notebook one at a time. See also dual-tuner connection. S-Video—A video transmission type that provides improved video quality over RF coaxial and composite video types.

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    Index S-Video 2–4 TV tuner USB 2–3 AC adapter composite audio/video cable connecting 3–17 identifying 2–3 identifying 2–4 using 4–3 airflow 2–5 composite video audio connecting to set-top box connecting a stereo 4–9 4–2 connecting a television 4–7 defined D–1 connecting composite 4–3 video quality 4–2 connecting radio 4–11...

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    Index features 1–1 1–2 jacks FM radio antenna audio 2–7 2–9 connecting 4–11 FM tuner 2–7 identifying 2–4 Input 1 2–7 troubleshooting A–6 Input 2 2–9 FM tuner S-Video 2–7 2–9 connecting 4–11 TV1 2–7 defined D–1 TV2 2–7 troubleshooting A–6 FM tuner jack 2–7 light, power 2–9 3–18...

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    Index remote control connecting to set-top box buttons 5–2 4–2 distance for use 5–6 identifying 2–4 features 5–1 S-Video jack 2–7 2–9 identifying 2–4 overview 5–1 television remote sensor light 5–7 connecting 4–6 replacing battery 5–8 display settings 4–8 troubleshooting A–4 A–5 troubleshooting A–5 using 5–6...

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    Index video types supported 4–2 volume, problems with A–7 Windows Media Player A–7 Index–4 Hardware Setup...

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