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DCX3501-M
HD Dual Tuner DVR
Quick Start Guide

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  • Page 1 DCX3501-M HD Dual Tuner DVR Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 2: Before You Begin

    Before You Begin Introduction Congratulations on receiving a Motorola DCX3501-M HD Dual Tuner DVR. This document will help you set up your DCX3501-M set-top to quickly get it up and running. The DCX3501-M HD DVR has a 500GB hard drive allowing for approximately...
  • Page 3: Front Panel

    IR Remote Input — Connects to a remote control set-top accessory cable Video — Composite video (SDTV) output IEEE-1394 — Audio and HDTV video device connection (US models only) Audio — Audio L/R outputs Power cord connector — DC input *Feature is dependent upon application support DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 4: Cabling To An Hdtv For Video

    TV. L/R Audio connection or digital audio S/PDIF connection is required for sound with component video. Note: Because HDMI provides both video and audio output, no additional audio connections to the TV are required. DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 5 Connecting Your Device Cabling to an HDTV for Audio DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 6 A/V receiver’s input and the A/V receiver’s HDMI output directly to the TV. Because HDMI provides both video and audio output, no additional audio connections to the A/V Receiver and TV are required. DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 7 A/V receiver’s input and the A/V receiver’s HDMI output directly to the TV. Because HDMI provides both video and audio output, no additional audio connections to the A/V Receiver and TV are required. DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 8 Connecting Your Device Cabling to a Standard-Definition TV Note: This connection method does not support HDTV. For information, see Cabling to an HDTV for Video. DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 9 Cabling to an HDTV for Video. If degraded picture quality is observed while viewing copy- protected limited view programs. do not connect through a VCR. Instead, connect the set-top directly to the TV (see illustration on page 7). DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 10 30 seconds for the external drive to reach operating speed. 4. Connect one end of the eSATA cable to the set-top. 5. Connect the other end of the eSATA cable to the external drive. 6. Follow the on-screen instructions. DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 11: Troubleshooting

    • Verify that you have the correct cables for the audio connections. • Verify that the audio cables are firmly connected between the set-top and the audio playback device (TV, receiver, DVD player, etc.). DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 12 If you use the IEEE-1394 connection, on-screen graphics, including closed captions and program guides, are No graphics or not displayed by the set-top. On-screen graphics and captions may still be overlaid by your TV, if enabled. program guides appear Alternatively, use HDMI or component video instead. on the TV screen DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 13 Some SD programs are broadcast in the letterbox format with black bars above and below the picture. Some widescreen TVs offer a zoom feature that may be able to remove the black bars (see your TV manual for information about zooming 4:3 video). DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 14 Verify the eSATA cable is connected securely at both ends to the set-top and external drive. nothing. Verify the external drive is plugged in and on. DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 15: Recording Your Connections

    Disconnect the power from the DCX set-top before connecting or changing cable connections. Do not place another component or object on top of the DCX set-top. DCX3501-M Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 16 MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. HDMI is a trademark of HDMI Licensing LLC. Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property rights.