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Digital Converter Box
User's Manual
See Back
Cover for
SPECIAL
OFFER!
IMPORTANT NOTICE
!
Digital Converter Box will
automatically shut off
- For energy savings the unit is shipped with
sleep mode enabled at four hours as
required by the governing agency. To adjust
the setting or turn sleep mode off. See pg 14

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  • Page 1 Digital Converter Box User’s Manual See Back Cover for SPECIAL OFFER! IMPORTANT NOTICE Digital Converter Box will automatically shut off - For energy savings the unit is shipped with sleep mode enabled at four hours as required by the governing agency. To adjust the setting or turn sleep mode off.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Warnings/Safety Getting Started Battery Installation Converter Box Remote Connection Converter Box Installation Setup Navigating the Menu Apps Channels Screen Format Parental Control Closed Caption Time Zone Factory Default Features Troubleshooting Specifications Warranty 15-16 20-21...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    The Digital Transition Congratulations you are now prepared for the digital transition. When analog signals end, you will not be left with a blank screen on the TV. Instead, the GE Digital Converter Box will receive the new digital signals and convert them so you can continue to watch free “over-the-air”...
  • Page 4 Safety Precautions The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage“ within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the...
  • Page 5: Warnings/Safety

    Important Safety Notes 1. INSTRUCTIONS: Read and follow all safety and operating instructions before operating this product. Heed all warnings on the product and all warnings contained in the user’s manual. Be sure to keep these instructions for future reference. .
  • Page 6 Important Safety Notes 9. LIGHTNING: Power surges that may occur due to lightning can damage sensitive electronics. Unplug the product from wall power and disconnect the antenna from the Digital Converter Box during lightning storms and when unused for long period of times. 10.
  • Page 7 Important Safety Notes 1. ELECTRIC SHOCK: Do not remove the enclosure of the product. There are no user-serviceable components. All service/repair should be carried out by qualified personnel. 1. POWER SOURCE: Use only the type of power source indicated in the product specifications.
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    Below are all the items that are included with your Digital Converter Box Smart Digital Converter Box - 22729 or Digital Converter Box - 22730 RF Cable You can use a composite audio/video cable instead of the RF cable if your TV is compatible.
  • Page 9: Converter Box

    Converter Box ANT IN ANT OUT Antenna Port Channel selection TV Port (only needed if ANT OUT is used) Front Power light, always on when plugged in Infared sensor Back AUDIO CH3 CH4 VIDEO Audio Rt Audio Lft Video Output (Stereo/Red) (White) (Yellow)
  • Page 10: Remote

    Remote Control Power ON/OFF Channel numbers VOL+ Volume up or down Channel up VOL- or down RECALL SIGNAL AUDIO Menu Setup VOL+ EXIT MENU VOL- RECALL SIGNAL AUDIO EXIT MENU - Turns the Smart Digital Converter Box ON or OFF. ON/OFF OK - Executes the selected option in menu or enters the value in any input...
  • Page 11: Connection

    Connecting TV with Composite Audio/Video Cables (not included) ANT IN ANT OUT CH3 CH4 Back AUDIO VIDEO Smart Antenna Smart Antenna is a feature in Model 22729 Back AUDIO VIDEO Smart Antenna 100~120VAC 60Hz Consumption : 10W MAX 100~120VAC 60Hz Consumption : 10W MAX...
  • Page 12: Setup

    Setting up the Converter ON/OFF Box on Screen Remote VOL+ VOL- ON/OFF RECALL SIGNAL ZOOM MUTE Arrows let you navigate through AUDIO INFO the menu screens. EXIT MENU SUBTITLE VOL+ VOL- RECALL SIGNAL ZOOM MUTE AUDIO INFO EXIT MENU SUBTITLE Setup When first plugged-in the menu guide will show up on the screen.
  • Page 13: Navigating The Menu

    Navigating the Menus 1. Press the “MENU” button on the remote. The screen below will appear. . Use the “Up/Down” arrow buttons to select either Channel, Setup, or Info. Press “OK” on the remote. . Use the “Up/Down” arrow buttons to navigate to the desired option.
  • Page 14: Channels

    Menu Options Channel 3 Screen Formats ON/OFF VOL+ VOL- RECALL SIGNAL ZOOM MUTE AUDIO INFO EXIT MENU SUBTITLE Menu : Channel : Auto 1. Use this feature to scan for all available channels. This feature is used during the setup process and typically does not need to be repeated.
  • Page 15: Screen Format

    Menu Options Screen Format ON/OFF VOL+ VOL- RECALL SIGNAL ZOOM MUTE Each of the rating AUDIO INFO setting pages are EXIT MENU SUBTITLE easy to maneuver thru, use the arrow key to your selection. Press “OK” when you would like to choose your selection.
  • Page 16: Parental Control

    VOL+ Menu Option Parental Control VOL- RECALL SIGNAL ZOOM MUTE AUDIO INFO EXIT MENU SUBTITLE Setting up Parental Control: A. Enter your pass code and turn on “Lock System” B. Select either “TV Rating or MPAA Rating”, and press “OK” on the remote. C.
  • Page 17: Closed Caption

    Menu Option Closed Caption One of the benefits to Digital Closed Caption is the display of captioning can be customized to the viewers needs. Caption Size Captions can be displayed in different Font sizes, options are: Small, Standard or Large. Foreground Color Captions can be displayed in different Font color: Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Magenta,...
  • Page 18: Time Zone

    Menu Option Menu : Setup : Time Zone Time Zone Time Zone: This function lets you choose which time zone that you are located in. Hawaii, Alaska, Pacific, Mountain, Central, or Eastern. Press the “EXIT” key to return to the settings menu or press menu key to return to normal operation.
  • Page 19: Features

    VOL+ Features Features Antenna strength Indicator VOL- Press the “SIGNAL” button on the remote. A screen RECALL SIGNAL ZOOM MUTE will appear and give you the details of the signal AUDIO INFO quality and signal strength of the current channel. EXIT MENU SUBTITLE...
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    Trouble Picture breaks up and freezes frequently. Shooting - This indicates poor antenna reception. - Use the signal indicator feature to determine - A better antenna may be required. - Some channels may not have sufficient Message box : No signal - Signal is not strong enough to view.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    Trouble Shooting - Verify the Digital Converter Box is plugged - Make sure remote has fresh batteries. Does not receive specific channel anymore - Use the signal indicator to optimize placement - A better antenna may be required. - Some channels may not have sufficient Digital Converter Box shuts off automatically - For energy savings the Digital Converter Box is Error message reads no TV channels...
  • Page 22: Fcc Warning

    FCC WARNING Any unauthorized changes or modifications to the equipment would void the user’s warranty and may conflict with both state and federal laws. The GE Digital Converter Box complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following conditions: 1) The GE Digital Converter Box may not cause harmful interference.
  • Page 23: Specifications

    General Electric Company and is used under license to Jasco Products Company LLC, 10 E. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73114. This Jasco product comes with a 1 year limited warranty. Visit www.jascoproducts.com for details. 22729-3...

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