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User Guide
Connecting the Explorer 1840
Digital Interactive Set-Top


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    User Guide Connecting the Explorer 1840 Digital Interactive Set-Top...

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    Notice for CATV Installers CATV Installers Notice If you are a CATV installer, read the information in the box below. CAUTION Note to CATV System Installer (USA/Canada Only) RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN This reminder is provided to call the CATV AVIS system installer's attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC (Section 54, Part I of the Canadian...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Important Safety Instructions ............4 Welcome ..................6 Safety First ................. 6 Identify Your Set-Top ............... 6 What’s On the Front Panel? ............7 What’s On the Back Panel? ............8 Step-By-Step Connection Instructions .......... 9 Cabling Combinations for an SDTV and VCR ........ 10 Watch TV ..................

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Heed Warnings Do not overload electrical outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fi re Adhere to all warnings on the product and in the operating or electric shock. For products that require battery power or instructions.

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS continued Protecting This Product From Foreign Objects and Checking Product Safety Water or Moisture Damage Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, the service technician must perform safety checks to determine that this product is in proper operating condition. WARNING: Avoid electric shock and fi...

  • Page 6: Welcome

    Use the instructions in this guide to install the 1840 and to access your cable services. Then, sit back and enjoy the 1840 experience! For more information about this product, visit our website: Safety First Before using the set-top, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS section of this guide.

  • Page 7: What's On The Front Panel

    What’s On the Front Panel? 1 Power Turns the 1840 on and off 2 VOL + and VOL - Enables you to increase and decrease the volume 3 CH + and CH - Enables you to scroll up and down through the channels 4 Select Provides access to your on-screen selection 5 LED Display...

  • Page 8: What's On The Back Panel

    What’s On the Back Panel? 0003B4287797 SABDQXTL N0006246618 T11847 1 IR This connection is reserved for future use 2 S-Video Out Sends an S-Video signal to your TV or VCR. This signal is standard defi nition (SD) but higher quality than other SDTV connections 3 Video Out Connects to the video input of TV or VCR...

  • Page 9: Step-by-step Connection Instructions

    Step-By-Step Connection Instructions To connect your 1840 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 1840. To connect your SDTV to the 1840, see the connection diagrams beginning on page 12.

  • Page 10: Cabling Combinations For An Sdtv And Vcr

    Cabling Combinations for an SDTV and VCR Before you begin to connect the 1840 with a standard TV (SDTV), refer to your TV user’s guide for detailed connection instructions. Then, use one of the following connection combinations, but not both: •...

  • Page 11: Watch Tv

    Watch TV Use the Remote Control to Access Services and Programs Press the following keys on the remote control to access cable services and programs: • Guide Display the on-screen guide of TV programming schedules and other services available from your cable service provider, such as video-on- demand and pay-per-view programs.

  • Page 12: Connecting The 1840 To An Sdtv And Standard Vcr

    Connecting the 1840 to an SDTV and Standard VCR...

  • Page 13: Connecting The 1840 To A Stereo Tv And Stereo Vcr

    Connecting the 1840 to a Stereo TV and Stereo VCR...

  • Page 14: Compliance Information

    TV reception, Cisco Systems, Inc. owns copyrights to the soft- which can be determined by turning the equipment off ware included in your set-top and furnishes the soft- and on.

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    Lawrenceville, GA 30042 Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affi liates in the U.S. and other countries. A listing of Cisco’s trademarks can be found at Third party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners.

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