Motorola DCT6412 User Manual
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The DCT6412 Front Panel
The DCT6412 front panel has 12 keys and an LED display. Use the keys to perform basic functions such as access the
interactive program guide, navigate menus, and purchase On Demand (OND) and Pay-Per-View events.
There are also inputs for a Universal Serial Bus (USB), audio/video jacks and a Smart Card slot. These inputs are for future
applications under development and are not enabled on this unit.
The DCT6412 Back Panel
The rear panel of the DCT6412 consists of three types of interfaces - audio, video and data. The table following this drawing
describes each connection and its use.
Displays the channel number or time of day.
There are four indicator lights on the LED screen:
• MSGS - the DCT6208 has received Messages for you to read
• A/B - the RF bypass is active
• ON - the DCT6208 is powered on
• REMOTE - the remote control is in use
Moves the cursor around the program guide and menu screens.
Displays the Main Menu.
Turns the device on or off.
Displays the current channel and program information.
Use to manually enable the RF bypass function. You must have a cable-ready TV
for this function to operate. (Optional Feature)
Selects menu options, On Demand programming, Pay-Per-View events or
programs from the program guide.
Displays the program guide.
Changes the channels by moving up or down.
Not currently enabled – intended for future use.


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  • Page 1 The DCT6412 Front Panel The DCT6412 front panel has 12 keys and an LED display. Use the keys to perform basic functions such as access the interactive program guide, navigate menus, and purchase On Demand (OND) and Pay-Per-View events. Description Displays the channel number or time of day.
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    • Do not place anything on top of the DCT6412. • Do not position the DCT6412 in an enclosed space that would restrict airflow around the unit. • Do not position the DCT6412 near any external heat source that could raise the temperature around the unit.
  • Page 3: Remote Control Features

    Basic i-Guide Navigation Tips * Yellow is always the highlight color. As you navigate listings using your remote, the highlight appears on screen to indicate your current selection. * Press the buttons on your remote to move the highlight. * Press OK to make your selection. * Press the EXIT button on your remote to return to watching TV.
  • Page 4: Setting Reminders

    Reminders With i-Guide, you can set Reminders so you don’t miss shows you want to watch. Setting Reminders From a Program Information screen, highlight the __ Icon from Quick Menu and press OK. Follow the on-screen prompts to confirm the Reminder or set Reminder Options. Reminder Options Reminder Options let you customize the frequency and timing for Reminders.
  • Page 5: Record From Program Information

    Building Your Library - Recording Programs You can set and schedule recordings three ways with i-Guide: one touch record, interactively by program and by manually scheduling your recording. One Touch Record Press RECORD on your remote any time while watching TV or while navigating through the guide.
  • Page 6: Managing Scheduling Conflicts

    Record a Series Your Dual Tuner DVR lets you record multiple episodes of a program according to your preferences. You can set the DVR to record only new (first run) episodes, first run episodes and repeats or all episodes. When you set a recording from a Series Program Information screen, you’ll have an additional icon on the preceding Recordings Overlay.
  • Page 7: Modify The Series Priority List

    Modify the Series Priority List To help you manage which series get recorded when there are scheduling conflicts, your DVR automatically creates a Series Priority List. The first series you set to record has the highest priority and is the program recorded in case of a conflict.
  • Page 8 Select the Icon from the program information screen. Select to change the Recording Options, or select to delete this program from your list of Future Recordings. Use the buttons on your remote to change Recording Options: • Change the frequency of the recording, such as every day or once a week.
  • Page 9: Managing Your Personal Video Library

    Managing Your Personal Video Library A recorded program remains in your personal video library until you decide to delete it, unless you have it set to delete when space is needed. Your DVR will record and store up to 40 hours of standard definition programming and up to 40 hours of High Definition programming*.
  • Page 10: On Demand (Optional Feature)

    Three: your television, cable box, and one other component (VCR, DVD player, or audio). Q. Do I have to connect my Cable Box DVR DCT6412 to a telephone or other data source? A. The DVR DCT6412 gets all the information it needs from your cable signal, so that's the only connection required.
  • Page 11 15 seconds, or REWIND to see a longer scene again. Yet you won't miss a moment of the action, because the DVR DCT6412 keeps recording forward while you pause, rewind or replay scenes. No VCR can do that! Q.
  • Page 12 Q. Does the DVR automatically delete programs when the record space is full? A. Only if you set it up that way. The DVR will automatically delete programs if you tell it to do so by setting the programs to be deleted when space is needed. When the record space is full, the oldest recordings that you have set to be deleted, will be deleted first.
  • Page 13 Q. I have a message on my screen that says ‘This feature is currently being restored.’ What does this mean? A. This screen appears if you try to access a feature that is not available because the set-top box has not received all the necessary data.

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