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Cisco 4240HDC Manual

Explorer digital set-top with multi-stream cablecard interface.
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Explorer Digital Set-Top Models
4240HDC and 4250HDC with
Multi-Stream CableCARD Interface
VOL -
POWER
CH +
SELECT
VOL +
CH -
EXPLORER 4250HDC
GUIDE
INFO
EXIT
SETTINGS
SETTINGS
User Guide

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  • Page 1

    User Guide Explorer Digital Set-Top Models 4240HDC and 4250HDC with Multi-Stream CableCARD Interface EXPLORER 4250HDC CH + SELECT GUIDE VOL - VOL + INFO EXIT POWER SETTINGS SETTINGS CH -...

  • Page 3

    Notice to Installers The servicing instructions in this notice are for use by qualifi ed service personnel only. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions, unless you are qualifi ed to do so. Note to System Installer For this apparatus, the coaxial cable shield/screen shall be grounded as close as practical to the point of entry of the cable...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Instructions................iv Welcome ......................1 Safety First ......................1 For More Information ..................1 Identify Your 4240HDC or 4250HDC ..............1 What’s in the Carton? ..................2 Additional Equipment You Might Need ............... 2 What’s on the Front Panel? ................3 What’s on the Back Panel? ................

  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read These Instructions Antenna Lead In Wire Keep These Instructions Heed All Warnings Ground Clamps Antenna Discharge Follow All Instructions Unit (NEC Section 810-21) Grounding Conductors Power Source Warning Electric Service (NEC Section 810-20) Equipment Ground Clamps A label on this product indicates the correct power source for this product.

  • Page 6

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS, continued Prevent Power Cord Damage Protect the power cord from being walked on WARNING: Avoid electric shock or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience and fi re hazard! Never push objects receptacles, and the point where the cord exits through the openings in this product.

  • Page 8: Welcome

    Identify Your 4240HDC or 4250HDC To fi nd the serial number for your 4240HDC or 4250HDC, look on the back for a label that is similar to the example shown here. The serial number begins with “STB SN“ and is located beneath the bar code.

  • Page 9: What's In The Carton

    INFO EXIT POWER SETTINGS SETTINGS • 4240HDC or 4250HDC Set-top • Power Cord • Component Video Cables (PrPbY) • Audio Left/Right Cable Additional Equipment You Might Need You might need some of the cables and adapters shown below for connecting the set-top to your home entertainment devices.

  • Page 10: What's On The Front Panel

    What’s on the Front Panel? EXPLORER 4250HDC CH + SELECT GUIDE VOL - VOL + INFO EXIT POWER SETTINGS SETTINGS CH - 1 Power Turns the set-top on and off 2 VOL +, VOL - Increases and decreases the volume 3 CH+, CH - Scrolls up and down through the channels 4 Select...

  • Page 11: What's On The Back Panel

    What’s on the Back Panel? MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD AUDIO OUT STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN AVIS: RISQUE DE CHOC STB RF MAC: 001868C16906 ELECTRIQUE NE PAS OUVRIR THIS DEVICE IS INTENDED TO BE ATTACHED TO A RECEIVER THAT IS NOT USED TO RECEIVE OVER-THE-AIR BROADCAST...

  • Page 12: Connecting The Set-top

    Connecting the Set-top To connect your set-top to your entertainment devices, complete these steps. Determine if your TV is HD or SD and whether it is wide screen (16:9) or standard screen (4:3). See page 11 for more information. Make the connections for your TV and/or VCR as follows: •...

  • Page 13: Connections For An Hdtv And Vcr

    Connections for an HDTV and VCR To use the set-top with an HDTV, you must make one of the following connections to view the HD content. In addition, you can make connections to a digital or analog VCR to record to a VCR tape.

  • Page 14: Connections For A Standard-defi Nition Tv And Vcr

    Connections for a Standard-Defi nition TV and VCR When using the set-top with an SDTV, you must make one of the following connections to view content. Some SDTVs may not have all these connections. In addition, you can make connections to a VCR to record to a VCR tape.

  • Page 15: View Television Programming

    View Television Programming Access Services and Programs Access cable services and programs by pressing the following keys on the remote control: • Guide–Access the on-screen guide. The on-screen guide displays schedules of TV programs and other services available from your cable service provider, such as video-on-demand and pay-per-view programs.

  • Page 16: Performance Tips

    Performance Tips If the set-top does not perform as expected, the following tips may help. If you need further assistance, contact your service provider. No Picture • Verify that the power to your TV is turned on. • Verify that your HDTV is in HD mode. If necessary, run the HD Setup Wizard to select HD mode.

  • Page 17: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions What is Digital Television? Digital television (DTV) is a huge leap forward in television technology compared to analog television that has been widely available since the 1940s. DTV is delivered and displayed using digital encoding, similar to the way a PC operates. By using digital technology, there is no variation in picture and sound quality from the origination point until it is displayed on your television.

  • Page 18: Picture Formats

    Picture Formats What is the Diff erence Between a Standard-Screen and a Wide-Screen HDTV The type of screen your HDTV has (wide screen or standard screen) determines how the set-top displays programs on the screen. The picture format for an HDTV is a combination of aspect ratio and screen resolution and is diff erent for standard-screen and wide-screen HDTVs.

  • Page 19: Connecting To An Hdtv With An Hdmi Connector

    Connecting to an HDTV with an HDMI Connector WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 HDMI-to-HDMI cable Explorer Set-top MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD AUDIO OUT STB SN: SABNFSRVG CAUTION eCM MAC: 001868C16907 RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK...

  • Page 20: Connecting To An Hdtv With A Dvi Connector

    Connecting to an HDTV with a DVI Connector WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 HDMI-to-DVI or 1 HDMI-to-HDMI cable and 1 DVI adapter • 1 audio Left/Right cable Explorer Set-top MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD...

  • Page 21: Connecting To An Hdtv With Component Input (prpby)

    Connecting to an HDTV with Component Input (PrPbY) WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 set component video cables (PrPbY) • 1 audio Left/Right cable Explorer Set-top MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD AUDIO OUT...

  • Page 22: Connecting To A Home Theater System With Component Input (prpby)

    Connecting to a Home Theater System with Component Input (PrPbY) Required cables: • • 3 sets component video cables (PrPbY) 1 audio Left/Right cable • • 2 coaxial digital audio cables 1 video cable Explorer Set-top MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD AUDIO OUT STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION...

  • Page 23: Connecting To A Stereo Vcr And Hdtv (optional)

    Connecting to a Stereo VCR and HDTV (optional) WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 RF coaxial cable • 2 sets composite A/V cables Explorer Set-top MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD AUDIO OUT STB SN: SABNFSRVG...

  • Page 24: Connecting To An Hdtv With A 1394 Connector

    Connecting to an HDTV with a 1394 Connector Required cables: • 1 6-pin to 4-pin 1394 cable (Consult your TV user’s guides for more detailed information) • • 1 set component A/V cables 1 set audio Left/Right cables Explorer Set-top MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD AUDIO OUT STB SN: SABNFSRVG...

  • Page 25: Index

    Index 1394 4, 6, 17 Dashes display Diagrams. See Connecting the set-top to other devices Digital TV, What is it Outlet iv, 4 Display, LED Power input DVI connector 2, 4, 6, 13 Aspect ratio FAQs FCC compliance Back Cover Back panel Formats, picture Burn-in of screen...

  • Page 26

    Index, continued Standard-defi nition, What is it Standard screen TV Performance tips. See Troubleshooting. Stretching and zooming picture 8, 11 Picture Support, consumer Doesn’t display Formats No color Time display Picture-in-picture. See PIP Troubleshooting Ports. See Connectors digital, what is it Product information formats Programming, viewing...

  • Page 27: Declaration Of Conformity

    Please contact your cable errors or omissions that may appear in this guide. service provider for any questions you may have Cisco reserves the right to change this guide at any regarding the operation or installation of this device. time without notice.

  • Page 28

    Lawrenceville, GA 30042 www.cisco.com Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affi liates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: www.cisco.com/go/trademarks. CableCARD and M-Card are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

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