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High-defi nition cable set-tops with multi-stream cablecard interface.
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User Guide
Cisco Explorer 4700 Family
High-Defi nition Cable Set-Tops
with Multi-Stream CableCARD
Interface
4742HDC

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    User Guide Cisco Explorer 4700 Family High-Defi nition Cable Set-Tops with Multi-Stream CableCARD Interface 4742HDC...

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    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.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS..................iv Welcome ........................... 1 Safety First ..........................1 Identify Your Set-Top ........................ 1 What’s in the Carton? ....................... 2 Additional Equipment You Might Need ..................2 Front Panel ..........................3 Back Panel ..........................4 Connecting the Set-Top ......................5 Connections for an HDTV ......................

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1) Read these instructions. Outdoor Grounding System 2) Keep these instructions. If this product connects to an outdoor antenna or cable 3) Heed all warnings. system, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded (earthed). This provides some protection against voltage 4) Follow all instructions.

  • Page 5: Operating Environment

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS, continued Eliminate AC Power/Mains Overloads • Do not place this apparatus on an unstable surface. • Do not install this apparatus in an enclosure, such as a bookcase or rack, unless the installation provides proper WARNING: Avoid electric shock and fi re hazard! ventilation.

  • Page 7: Welcome

    Welcome ® ® ™ ™ The Cisco Explorer 4700 Family High-Defi nition Cable Set-Tops with Multi-Stream CableCARD (M-Card ) Interface ™ provide high-defi nition (HD) capability and broadband digital video services. On the MoCA enabled 4742HDC, the MoCA connection enables an IP LAN connection over coaxial cable, which minimizes the need for new wiring in the home.

  • Page 8: What's In The Carton

    What’s In The Carton? The set-top carton contains the following items: Quick Reference Guide 4742HDC Cisco Explorer 4700 Family High-Defi nition Set-Tops with Multi-Stream CableCARD Interface 4742HDC • HDC High-Defi nition Set-Top with M-Card • Power Cord • Quick Reference •...

  • Page 9: Front Panel

    Front Panel 4742HDC 1 Power Turns the set-top on and off 2 IR Sensor Receives the infrared signal from the remote control 3 Display Displays the selected channel number and time of day. The display shows the following: • Record ( •...

  • Page 10: Back Panel

    Back Panel ETHERNET VM S/N: VMCPRPSLV 120V~ 60Hz 20W CM MAC: 0011BD73E17D9 1394 CAUTION VM S/N: VMCPRPSLV RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CM MAC: 0011BD73E17D9 OPTICAL CABLE IN CABLE OUT AUDIO OUT AVIS : RISQUE DE CHOC MADE IN MEXICO ELECTRIQUE NE PAS OUVRIR 10 11 12 1 Multi-Stream...

  • Page 11: 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 VCR as follows: •...

  • Page 12: Connections For An Hdtv

    Connections for an HDTV To use the set-top with an HDTV, you must make one of the following connections to view the HD content. Refer to your TV user guide and the cabling diagrams in this guide for more detailed connection information. Note: The labeling on your set-top and HDTV may vary slightly.

  • Page 13: Connections For A Standard-defi Nition Tv

    Connections for a Standard-Defi nition TV 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. Refer to your TV user guide and the cabling diagrams in this guide for more detailed information.

  • Page 14: 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 15: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting 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. On the front panel of the set-top, press GUIDE and INFO at the same time.

  • Page 16: 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.

  • Page 17: 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 18: 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 cable Back of Set-Top ETHERNET VM S/N: VMCPRPSLV 120V~ 60Hz 20W CM MAC: 0011BD73E17D9 1394...

  • Page 19: 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 cable and 1 DVI adapter • 1 audio Left/Right cable Back of Set-Top ETHERNET...

  • Page 20: Connecting To An Hdtv With Component Input (ypbpr)

    Connecting to an HDTV with Component Input (YPbPr) WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 component video cable with 3 connectors (YPbPr) • 1 audio Left/Right cable Back of Set-Top ETHERNET 120V~...

  • Page 21: Connecting To A Home Theater System With Component Input (ypbpr)

    Connecting to a Home Theater System with Component Input (YPbPr) WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 component video cable with 3 connectors (YPbPr) • 1 digital audio cable Back of Set-Top ETHERNET...

  • Page 22: Connecting To An Hdtv With A 1394 Connector

    Connecting to an HDTV with a 1394 Connector WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 4-pin to 4-pin 1394 cable (Consult your TV user guide) •...

  • Page 23: Connecting The Set-top In Hd Mode To An Sdtv With Component Input (ypbpr)

    Connecting the Set-Top in HD Mode to an SDTV with Component Input (YPbPr) WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Required cables: • 1 component video cable with 3 connectors (YPbPr) •...

  • Page 24: Index

    Index 1394 Firewire 4, 6, 16 FAQs FCC compliance Formats, picture Outlet iv, 4 Frequently Asked Questions. See FAQs Power input Front panel Aspect ratio Back panel broadcasting Burn-in of screen mode 4, 5, 6, 7, 17 format 1, 10 HDTV CableCARD 2, 4, 9 Connections...

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    Index, continued Picture Time display Doesn’t display Troubleshooting Formats digital, what is it No color Ports. See Connectors formats HDTV, what is it Product information programming Programming, viewing Progressive scan rate resolution standard-screen standard-defi nition, What is it Remote control wide-screen RGB connector.

  • Page 26: Compliance Information

    However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful Cisco Systems, Inc. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions interference to radio or television reception, which can be that may appear in this guide. We reserve the right to change determined by turning the equipment OFF and ON, the user is this guide at any time without notice.

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

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