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Philips SBCRU940/00 User Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction 1. Intelligent Remote Control 2. Charging the Remote Control Getting Started 1. Activating the Remote Control 2. Selecting a Device 3. Operating a Device 4. Adjusting the Settings Getting the Maximum out of it 1. Introduction 2.
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction Intelligent Remote Control The intelligent Remote Control can be used for all devices that understand infrared remote control signals. Its easy-to-use touchscreen and its intuitive interface makes it a perfect remote control for every user. The Remote Control is completely customizable and programmable.
  • Page 3: Charging The Remote Control

    Introduction Home: Remote control icon: to go to the Home menu Touch and hold to enter Setup Macro menu: Device menu: to open stored list to open device of commands control panels Control panel: to send commands to components Scroll buttons: to display previous and next control panel...
  • Page 4: Optional Recharging Dock

    You will only have to reset the clock. Optional recharging dock Warning Use the recharging dock only with the Philips NiMH rechargeable battery pack. 1 Slide the battery door off the back of the Remote Control. 2 Remove the plastic AA battery tray from the battery compartment.
  • Page 5 Introduction 4 Slide the battery door back on. After a few seconds, the Remote Control starts up automatically and beeps twice to indicate that it has finished starting up. 5 Plug the power adapter into a wallet outlet and connect it to the recharging dock.
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    Getting Started Activating the Remote Control Turning on the display Tap the screen gently with your finger or a blunt, soft object like a pencil eraser. The display is activated and you see the Home panel. Notes · If the display stays blank or becomes black, adjust the contrast dial on the left side.
  • Page 7: Selecting A Device

    In the Home menu you find buttons for the most common video and audio devices. These buttons are preprogrammed to work with popular devices made by Philips, Marantz and other companies. If you have devices of other manufacturers that do not respond to your Remote Control, you can program your Remote Control using your original remote controls (see p.
  • Page 8: Operating A Device

    Getting Started Via the Device menu The Device menu allows you to easily switch to another device without having to return to the Home menu. 1 From within any device control panel, tap the device tab. The Device menu pops up. You can scroll through this menu using device device menu...
  • Page 9 Getting Started Using touchscreen buttons Sending commands By tapping the touchscreen buttons you send commands to the device you have selected. When you send a command, the Remote Control icon shows transmitting signals . The name of the active device is indicated on the device tab.
  • Page 10: Adjusting The Settings

    Getting Started 3 Tap the device you want to operate. The device control panel appears and the Remote Control icon turns to its original position. You can now operate the new selected device without affecting the active device. Using the Left and Right button The Left and Right buttons change function depending on the device the Remote Control is operating.
  • Page 11 Getting Started First setup panel Setting Function Adjusting Battery Shows the battery level. Clock Turns the clock display on Tap the clock repeatedly. or off and lets you set 12 or 24h time display. Time Sets the clock. Tap the time button and use the Left and Right button.
  • Page 12 Getting Started Third setup panel This panel provides technical information about your Remote Control. To exit Setup Mode Tap the Setup label on the Remote Control icon. User Guide...
  • Page 13: Getting The Maximum Out Of It

    The Remote Control is preprogrammed to work with all equipment that recognizes RC-5 and RC-6 infrared codes. This includes all Philips and Marantz devices and several devices made by other manufacturers. What makes the Remote Control so powerful is the ability...
  • Page 14 Getting the maximum out of it To switch to another mode 1 Tap the Mode button at the bottom of the touchscreen. The Mode menu pops up. 2 Tap the mode you want to use. The label of the active mode appears on the Remote Control icon. You can now work in the selected mode.
  • Page 15: Programming Buttons

    Getting the maximum out of it Programming Buttons You program the Remote Control commands by transmitting infrared signals from your existing remote controls to the Remote Control’s learning eye. To do this, place the Remote Control and the device’s remote control on a flat surface, 15 to 20 cm (6 to 8 inches) apart.
  • Page 16: Programming Control Panel Buttons

    Getting the maximum out of it Programming control panel buttons 1 Navigate to the control panel buttons you want to program. 2 Switch to Learn mode via the Mode button Additional empty buttons appear: they can be programmed and labeled as existing buttons.
  • Page 17 Getting the maximum out of it 4 Tap the device tab to open the Device menu. 5 Touch and hold either the Remote Control’s Left or Right button and tap the device you want to program. Even when you want to program the currently active device, you have to tap it in the Device menu.
  • Page 18: Labeling Buttons And Menu Items

    Getting the maximum out of it Programming a button per device 1 Switch to the device for which you want to program the button. 2 Complete instructions 2 to 7 in “Programming control panel buttons” on page 16. Instead of tapping a button on the touchscreen, press the button you want to program.
  • Page 19 Getting the maximum out of it 4 Edit the label. To delete a character, press the Right button. To enter a character, tap the keyboard near the character you want to use. The keyboard is zoomed in, allowing you to tap exactly the character you need.
  • Page 20: Adding And Moving Devices

    Getting the maximum out of it 5 Tap Enter to save the changes and return to the panel you were. -or- Tap Cancel to return to the panel you were without saving changes. 6 Label all other items you want and return to Use mode via the Mode button.
  • Page 21: Moving Menu Items

    Getting the maximum out of it Create New Device: Choose this option to add a completely new device. Copy Existing Device: Choose this option to copy a device already provided in the Device menu (for example for a second television). Restore Deleted Device: Use this option to restore a device you have deleted.
  • Page 22: Deleting And Restoring

    Getting the maximum out of it 4 Use the Left and Right button to move the menu item up or down. 5 Tap Accept to save the changes. You return to Use mode. Deleting and Restoring Deleting You can delete control panel buttons and actions associated with a direct-access or a Left/Right button.
  • Page 23 Getting the maximum out of it 4 Delete all the items you want and return to Use mode via the Mode button. Deleting a device or macro menu item 1 Switch to Delete mode via the Mode button 2 Navigate to the menu item you want to delete. If you have opened the Device menu, the Left button label changes into Device and the Right button label into Action.
  • Page 24: Recording Macros And Setting Timers

    Getting the maximum out of it Control panel buttons 1 Switch to Edit mode via the Mode button The deleted buttons become visible. 2 Complete instruction 3 to 7 in “Programming control panel buttons” on page 16. The button is restored. Device or Macro menu items 1 Make sure the device tab or macro tab is active.
  • Page 25: Recording Macros

    Getting the maximum out of it Recording macros 1 Tap the Macro menu button 2 Open the macro menu and select a macro group. 3 Switch to Edit mode via the Mode button Empty macro buttons appear in the macro control panel. 4 Tap the button you want to use for your macro.
  • Page 26: Editing Macros

    Getting the maximum out of it Source switching To record a Device menu item containing a source switching command, open the Device menu, hold down the Right button (labeled Action) and tap the device you want to switch to. Ending with a device control panel To end a macro with displaying a device, open the Device menu, hold down the Left button (labeled Device) and tap the device you want.
  • Page 27: Setting Timers

    Getting the maximum out of it Use the arrow buttons to move the delay to the right place. 5 Press the Left button to close the macro. A confirmation screen appears where you can save or cancel the macro. 6 Tap Save. The macro is ready to be used.
  • Page 28 Getting the maximum out of it 6 Tap the clock button and set the start time using the Left/Right buttons. 7 Tap one or more day buttons to select or deselect days for the timer. You can choose to repeat the timer weekly. 8 Scroll down to display the second timer control panel in which you can set the stop time.
  • Page 29: Prontoedit

    If you want to personalize your Remote Control even more, beyond its standard programming features, ProntoEdit is the tool for you to use. ProntoEdit is the Remote Control’s companion software that you can download from With ProntoEdit you can: upload and download new configurations to and from your Remote Control.
  • Page 30 Getting the maximum out of it add, delete, modify and move control panels, devices and commands anywhere on the touchscreen; save, duplicate and share configuration files, codes or devices with other Remote Controls; preview new configuration files on ProntoEmulator. In this way you can check how the Remote Control’s interface will look like.
  • Page 31 Getting the maximum out of it System requirements Windows 95/98 or NT 4.0 16 MB of RAM 16 MB of free hard disk space Free serial port User Guide...
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting General Problems The display is blank Tap the screen to make sure the Remote Control is turned on. Adjust the contrast dial on the left side. Make sure the batteries are properly installed. Install new batteries or recharge the battery pack using the recharging dock. The display is too light or too dark Adjust the contrast dial on the left side.
  • Page 33 Remote Control. Remote Control error messages If one of the following error messages occurs, please contact your dealer or the Philips customer service: Can’t open configuration file Configuration file error No configuration file found...
  • Page 34: Recharging Problems

    Troubleshooting Recharging Problems The batteries won’t recharge Make sure you are using the rechargeable battery pack included with your recharging dock and not the AA batteries. The indicator light flashes Check if the contacts on the recharging dock are clean and free of obstructions.
  • Page 35: Faq

    Can I program a button to execute more than one command? No, you can’t. However, you can create a macro to execute a sequence of commands (see p. 24). How do I program source switching? See “Programming device items” on page 16. How can I edit, label or delete buttons on home panels? You can do this via the Device menu items.
  • Page 36 How do I calibrate the touchscreen? The Remote Control is calibrated when it leaves the factory, so normally you do not have to calibrate it yourself. It is possible that the Remote Control displays a message to calibrate the touchscreen. If this message appears, do the following: You will see the instruction “Touch TOP LEFT corner”.
  • Page 37: Overview Of Symbols

    Overview of Symbols Pause Stop Normal run; normal speed Normal run; normal speed Fast run; fast speed Fast run; fast speed Slow run; slow speed Slow run; slow speed Eject Recording, general Navigate Still mode Tape running direction Next track Previous track Fast forward to index Rewind to index...
  • Page 38 Overview of Symbols Page number up Page number down Page enlargement TV and text mixed 1st or 2nd language Last view; previous program Stand-by Zone focus: long distance Zone focus: very short distance Single or multi-digit selection Brightness; brilliance Contrast Brightness/contrast Color saturation Lamp;...
  • Page 39: Specifications

    Specifications Hardware High-resolution (320 x 240) liquid crystal display (LCD) with contrast control Large touchscreen Seven programmable direct-access buttons Backlighting for LCD and direct-access buttons Built-in RC-5 and RC-6 codes Infrared sending and learning eyes 3-wire (RS232) serial port connector Software Dynamic, animated interface Editable macros (up to 255 commands per macro)
  • Page 40: Index

    Index restoring, 24 AA batteries, 4 touchscreen, 9 AA battery tray, 4 activating the Remote Control, 6 adapter, 5 calibrating, 11 Add mode, 13, 20 changing order of menu items, 21 adding charging, 3 delays, 26 time, 5 devices, 20 clock setting, 11 devices to the Home menu, 20 commands...
  • Page 41 Index programming per device, 18 downloading new configurations, 29 Macro menu, 25 macros editing, 26 Edit mode, 13 organizing, 29 editing recording, 25 macros, 26 menu timers, 28 Device, 8 empty buttons, 15, 16 Home, 7 Macro, 25 Mode, 14 graphics menu items importing, 30...
  • Page 42 Index sending commands, 9 panel number, 9 sending eye, 3 power cord, 5 serial cable, 29 programming serial port, 3 buttons, 15 setting timers, 27 control panel buttons, 16 settings device items, 16 adjusting, 10 direct-access buttons globally, 17 Setup mode, 10 direct-access buttons per setup panel device, 18...