Hitachi HDR505 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1 Digital TV Recorder Model HDR505 ® Instruction manual To obtain the best performance and ensure years of trouble-free use. please read this instruction manual completely.
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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Features • DVB Features ..............1 Accessories ............1 • 200 Channels Safety Precautions ..........2 • DVB 7 days event information (7 days EPG) Power..............2 • TV scart (with RGB and CVBS support) SOME DOS AND DON'TS ON THE SAFE USE OF •...
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    • Should any solid object or liquid fall into the cabinet, Safety Precautions unplug the apparatus and have it checked by qualifi ed Power personnel before operating it any further. • Always use the provided AC adaptor. Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or •...
  • Page 5: Some Dos And Don'ts On The Safe Use Of Equipment

    SOME DOS AND DON'TS ON THE SAFE USE OF EQUIPMENT This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be assured. ************** DO read the operating instructions before you attempt to use the equipment.
  • Page 6: Overview Of The Remote Control

    Overview of the Remote Control Used in Media Browser Used in Media Browser (optional)/ (optional) & Teletext Used in Media Browser (optional) & Teletext English - 4 -...
  • Page 7: Connections

  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Remote Control First open the battery cover on the underside of the remote control. Put in both batteries 1.5Volt (RO3/AAA) referring to the imprinted symbols (+/-) in the battery case and put on the battery cover again. While using the remote control, direct it towards the front side of the receiver. If the remote control does not work or the chosen function does not work, the batteries are most probably exhausted and they should be replaced as soon as possible.
  • Page 9: Power Connection

    Power Connection IMPORTANT: The set-top box is designed to operate on 12 V DC. For this, an adaptor is used which gives 12 V voltage. Connect this adaptor to a system that supplies 220-240V AC,50Hz. • After unpacking, allow the set-top box to reach the ambient room temperature before you connect the set to the mains Power On-Off Connect all cables before plugging into the mains.
  • Page 10: Main Interface

    You can watch saved broadcasts after the restart Main Interface process. When the box is switched on from stand-by mode for Menu System the fi rst time or after fi rst time installation, the following menu message will be displayed. Main menu is accessed by pressing the MENU key on the remote control.
  • Page 11: Deleting Channels

    when OK is pressed a password dialog is displayed. Enter the parental Lock code, press OK and the Lock icon will be displayed in front of the selected channel. Repeat the same operation to cancel the Lock. Setting Favourites Navigating the Entire Channel List In the channel table “...
  • Page 12 press the info button, there will be a brief information Record/Delete Timer about the programs of the channel, such as: name, short/ In EPG menu, after you have selected a programme, extended event description, start & end time. By pressing press the OK button and select the “Record”...
  • Page 13 Set Reminder/Delete Reminder In EPG menu, after you have selected a programme, press the OK button and select the “Set Reminder” option in the menu which appears and press the OK button again. You can set a reminder for future programs.
  • Page 14: Timers

    To add a Timer press YELLOW button on the remote and the, “Add Timer “ windows appears. Timers Channel: “ ”/“ ” keys will navigate the user through the TV or Radio list. Date: By using either “ ”/“ ” or “0,1,2…,9” keys start date is entered.
  • Page 15: Recordings Library

    Resume: Begins with playing from the last stopped Recordings Library position. All the recordings are kept in list. To show the list of Play from offset: Begins with playing, from the time recordings press either LIB button on the remote or which is entered.
  • Page 16: Main Title

    recording will be automatically the beginning and Using the “ ”/“ ” buttons select this option and press ending time of the archiving. the OK button, to create a chapter mark. You could set a chapter mark anywhere you want. Main Title Forwards to Next Chapter If you want to display a main title, select “Include”...
  • Page 17: Max Time Shift

    Hard Disk will be lost. Press OK with the “Format Disk” option is highlighted. A menu appears, in which you will be asked for a pin number. If you have not changed the pin number, the factory default is 0000. After you enter it, a pop-up menu appears on the screen to ensure that the hard disk should be formated, select “YES”...
  • Page 18: Recording Format

    • Do not place the Recorder in a cramped location bear no responsibility to compensate for the content which might block the ventilation port on the back of which could not be recorded or edited, for the loss of the Recorder. recorded or edited video, or for other related direct or indirect damages.
  • Page 19: Confi Guration

    channels can be navigated with the PR+/PR- buttons. Confi guration To save the recent changes and exit; press the MENU You can confi gure the settings of your set top box. button. Select Confi guration from Setup menu and press Scan Encrypted OK to enter this menu.
  • Page 20: Parental Locking

    Do not forget to re enable the automatic OAD function after you have made your recording by repeating the above instructions but this time selecting ENABLE. Parental Locking Use “ ”/“ ” buttons to go to Parental Lock option. Press OK button to enter the menu. A box asking for the lock key is displayed.
  • Page 21: Manual Channel Scan

    Manual Channel Scan INFO KEY When INFO key pressed, and when changing channels In manual search the number of the multiplex is the information window is displayed on the lower part of entered manually and only that multiplex is searched the screen.
  • Page 22: Time Shifting(Pause Live Recording)

    MUTE key is pressed for the second time and the you call for the INFO bar or bring up a menu you will mute symbol will display for 3 seconds. temporarily enter TV mode returning to TEXT mode when you cancel the menu or INFO bar. Time Shifting(Pause Live Recording) You can exit any digital teletext channel by changing channel in any of the normal ways.
  • Page 23: Notes

    Notes POWER: The receiver should be plugged into a 220- 240 V AC 50Hz supply only. LEADS: Ensure the power supply lead, and all other leads, are positioned so they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by things placed on or against them.
  • Page 24: General Troubleshooting

    General troubleshooting PROBLEM POSSIBLE PROBLEM WHAT TO DO Check If the main cable is not The Led indicator does not glow Main cable is not connected plugged into the power socket Check the Aerial and scart No picture or sound No signal or weak signal connections The digital set-top box...
  • Page 25: General Characteristics

    GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS Supply Voltage 220 - 240 V AC ~ 50Hz Input Frequency 470Mhz-862Mhz Maximum Power consumption 18 W Standby Power Consumption Operating temperature 5ºC to +45ºC Storage temperature -15ºC to +55ºC Humidity 25 to 75 % rel Physical dimensions 360x280x48 mm Weight 2820 g...
  • Page 26: Hard Disk

    TUNERS 1 xRF In IEC-type, female (75Ohm) 1 x RF Out (loop through) IEC-type, male (75Ohm) HARD DISK Hard Disk capacity 500 GB FRONT PANEL Display : 7 segment led display Remote Control Keys On / Off AUDIO Output 2 Vrms, 0 dBfs / Z = 10 kohm DIGITAL AUDIO Output Optical SPDIF...
  • Page 27 Product Guarantee This product is guaranteed against manufacturing defects for a period of 1 Year This does not cover the product where the fault is due to misuse, abuse, use in contravention of the instructions, or where the product has been the subject of unauthorised modifications or alterations, or has been the subject of commercial use In the event of a problem with the product within the guarantee period please return it to your nearest store...
  • Page 28 DVB-T functionality information This DVB receiver is only suitable for use in the country which it was designed to be used in. Although this DVB receiver conforms to the latest DVB specifications at the time of manufacture, we cannot guarantee compatibility with future DVB transmissions due to changes that may be implemented in broadcast signals and technologies.

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