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Cisco 4240C User Manual

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

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   Summary of Contents for Cisco 4240C

  • Page 1

    User Guide Explorer Digital Set-Top Models 4240C and 4250C with Multi-Stream CableCARD Interface CH + SELECT VOL - VOL + GUIDE 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

    Contents Important Safety Instructions .................v Welcome ....................... 1 Safety First ......................1 Identify Your Set-Top .................... 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? .................. 4 Connecting the Set-Top ..................

  • Page 5: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read These Instructions • Location of the antenna-discharge unit • Connection to grounding electrodes Keep These Instructions • Requirements for the grounding electrodes (see the following antenna grounding diagram Heed All Warnings as recommended by NEC ANSI/NFPA 70) Follow All Instructions Power Source Warning A label on this product indicates the correct...

  • Page 6

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS, continued Prevent Power Cord Damage Accessories Warning Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where the cord exits WARNING: from the apparatus. Avoid electric shock and fi re hazard! Only use attachments/accessories specifi...

  • Page 7: Welcome

    Through the 4240C and 4250C, you can also access interactive services, such as video-on- demand and pay-per-view programs. Contact your service provider for information about these and other available services. Use the instructions in this guide to install the 4240C or the 4250C and to access your program services.

  • Page 8: What's In The Carton

    EXIT POWER SETTINGS SETTINGS 4240C or 4250C Set-top Power Cord 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. See the connection information in the Connection Diagrams section for more information.

  • Page 9: What's On The Front Panel

    What’s on the Front Panel? CH + SELECT GUIDE VOL - VOL + INFO EXIT POWER SETTINGS SETTINGS CH - T12753 1 Power Turns the set-top on and off 2 VOL + and VOL - Increases and decreases the volume 3 CH + and CH - Scrolls up and down through the channels 4 Select...

  • Page 10: What's On The Back Panel

    What’s on the Back Panel? AUDIO MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN STB RF MAC: 001868C16906 AVIS: RISQUE DE CHOC 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 11: Connecting The Set-top

    Connecting the Set-Top To connect your set-top to your entertainment devices, complete these steps. Connect the coaxial cable that carries the signal from your cable service provider to the CABLE IN connector on the back panel of the set-top. Connect your SDTV to the set-top. See the Connection Diagrams section of this guide.

  • Page 12: 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 archive recordings to a VCR tape.

  • Page 13: 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 14: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the set-top does not perform as expected, the following tips may help. If you need further assistance, contact your cable service provider. No Picture • Verify that the M-Card module is installed. • Verify that the power to your TV is turned on. •...

  • Page 15: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions Where Are the Connection Diagrams? The diagrams at the end of this guide show examples of common ways to connect the set-top to your TV, DVD, and home theater receiver. However, these diagrams do not show every possible combination of devices.

  • Page 16: Connecting To A Tv Using Cable Out

    Connection Diagrams Connecting to a TV Using Cable Out Explorer Digital Set-top AUDIO MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN STB RF MAC: 001868C16906 AVIS: RISQUE DE CHOC ELECTRIQUE NE PAS OUVRIR THIS DEVICE IS INTENDED TO BE ATTACHED TO A RECEIVER THAT IS NOT USED TO RECEIVE...

  • Page 17: Connecting To A Tv And Vcr Using Cable Out

    Connecting to a TV and VCR Using Cable Out Explorer Digital Set-top AUDIO MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN STB RF MAC: 001868C16906 THIS DEVICE IS INTENDED TO BE ATTACHED TO A RECEIVER THAT IS NOT USED TO RECEIVE OVER-THE-AIR BROADCAST SIGNALS.

  • Page 18: Connecting To A Home Theater Receiver And Tv

    Connecting to a Home Theater Receiver and TV Explorer Digital Set-top AUDIO MULTI-STREAM CABLE CARD STB SN: SABNFSRVG eCM MAC: 001868C16907 CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN STB RF MAC: 001868C16906 THIS DEVICE IS INTENDED TO BE ATTACHED TO A RECEIVER THAT IS NOT USED TO RECEIVE OVER-THE-AIR BROADCAST SIGNALS.

  • Page 19: Index

    Index IR Sensor Outlet v, 4 Power input Keys. See Front panel; Back panel Back panel LED Display Burn-in of screen Multi-stream CableCARD 1, 2, 4, 8 M-Card. See Multi-stream CableCARD CableCARD 1, 4 Cables Cable Out, connector Performance tips. See Troubleshooting Compliance, FCC and Picture Canadian EMI...

  • Page 20: Fcc Compliance

    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. A listing of Cisco’s trademarks can be found at www.cisco.com/go/trademarks. CableCARD and M-Card are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

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