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Cisco CHS 435HDC Installation Manual

High-defi nition set-top with multi-stream cablecard (m-card) interface.
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Installation Guide
Cisco CHS 435HDC
High-Defi nition Set-Top with
Multi-Stream CableCARD
(M-Card) Interface
OK
Power
CHS 435HDC

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    Installation Guide Cisco CHS 435HDC High-Defi nition Set-Top with Multi-Stream CableCARD (M-Card) Interface Power CHS 435HDC...

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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. 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 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ................4 Welcome ..........................6 Safety First ..........................6 Identify Your Set-Top with the Serial Number ..............6 In This Manual ........................6 Front Panel ..........................7 Back Panel ..........................8 Connecting the Set-Top .......................9 Connecting to the In-Home Network .................10 Connections for a High-Defi nition TV (HDTV) ..............11 Connections for a Standard-Defi...

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

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

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS, continued Handling Disposable Batteries Protect from Exposure to Moisture and Foreign Objects This product may contain disposable batteries. Heed the following warning and follow the Battery Safety and Battery Disposal instructions below. WARNING: Avoid electric shock and fi re hazard! Do not expose this product to dripping or splashing liquids, rain, or moisture.

  • Page 6: Welcome

    Contact your service provider for information about these and other available services. Use the instructions in this guide to install the CHS 435HDC and to access your program services. The consumer support website provides news and information about this product. For more information, please refer to: http://www.cisco.com/web/consumer/support/index.html...

  • Page 7: Front Panel

    Front Panel Power CHS 435HDC T14393 1 VOL-, VOL+ Decreases and increases the volume 2 OK Selects the current item 3 USB Connects to external equipment such as a keyboard or a mouse, software controlled 4 CH+, CH- Scrolls up and down through the channels...

  • Page 8: Back Panel

    Back Panel CableCARD Digital Optical 120 V ~ Audio Audio Video 60Hz 4.2A STB SN: XXXXXXXXX 500W MCARD SN: XXXXXXXXX CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK MCARD MAC: XXXXXXXXXXXX DO NOT OPEN STB RF MAC: XXXXXXXXXXXX IR Remote Input CUIDADO: RIESGO DE DESCARGA ELÉCTRICA NO ABRIR Audio Audio...

  • Page 9: Connecting The Set-top

    Connecting the Set-Top To connect your set-top to your network and home entertainment devices, complete these steps. Because the connections for a high-defi nition (HD) or standard-defi nition (SD) TV are different, you must determine if your TV is HD or SD.

  • Page 10: Connecting To The In-home Network

    Connecting to the In-Home Network The following diagrams illustrate examples of the connections you can use to connect your set-top to your in-home network. Contact your service provider for the recommended connection method for your home. Note: The illustrations below may vary from the actual product. Coaxial Ethernet CableCARD...

  • Page 11: Connections For A High-defi Nition Tv (hdtv)

    Connections for a High-Defi nition TV (HDTV) To use the set-top with an HDTV, you must make one of the following connections to view the HD content. Refer to the user manual for your TV and the cabling diagrams in this manual for more detailed connection information.

  • Page 12: Connections For A Standard-defi Nition Tv (sdtv)

    Connections for a Standard-Defi nition TV (SDTV) 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 the user manual for your TV and the cabling diagrams in this manual for more detailed information. Although all connections provide you with quality service, we list the connections in our recommended order.

  • Page 13: Connections For A Vcr Or Dvd Recorder

    Connections for a VCR or DVD Recorder When using the set-top with a VCR or DVD recorder, you must make one of the following connections to view content. Although all connections provide you with quality service, we list the connections in our recommended order.

  • Page 14: Connecting To An Hdtv With An Hdmi Connector

    • The HDMI port on the TV must support high-bandwidth digital content protection (HDCP). • The HDMI interface supports Dolby Digital 5.1 audio. ™ WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical Optical 120 V ~ Audio...

  • Page 15: Connecting To An Hdtv With A Dvi Connector

    • When you connect the HDMI connector to the DVI connector on your HDTV, you need an HDMI-to-DVI adapter and a separate audio connection. WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical Optical...

  • Page 16: Connecting To An Hdtv With Component (ypbpr) Connectors

    • 1 Coaxial Cable • 1 Component Video Cable (YPbPr) • 1 Audio Left/Right Cable WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical Optical 120 V ~...

  • Page 17: Connecting To An Hdtv With A 1394 Connector

    • Consult the user guide that came with your home theatre system for information on connecting your other video and audio devices. WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical Optical...

  • Page 18: Connecting To An Sdtv With Component (ypbpr) Connectors

    • 1 Audio Left/Right Cable Note: The set-top must be set to the proper standard-defi nition mode. WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical 120 V ~...

  • Page 19: Connecting To An Sdtv With An S-video Connector

    • 1 Coaxial Cable • 1 S-Video Cable • 1 Audio Left/Right Cable WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Optical 120 V ~ Digital Optical...

  • Page 20: Connecting To An Sdtv With An Rca-type Connector

    • 1 Coaxial Cable • 1 RCA-type Video Cable • 1 Audio Left/Right Cable WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical 120 V ~ Audio...

  • Page 21: Connecting To An Sdtv With A Coaxial Cable

    Note: You must set the channel on your TV to the channel designated by your service provider (usually channel 3). Contact your service provider for the channel information. WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical 120 V ~...

  • Page 22: Connecting To A Home Theater System With Component (ypbpr) Connectors

    • Consult the user guide that came with your home theater system for information on connecting your other video and audio devices. WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical Optical...

  • Page 23: With Component (ypbpr) Connectors

    • Consult the user guide that came with your home theatre system for information on connecting your other video and audio devices. WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD Digital Optical Optical...

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    Connecting to a Home Theater System and DVD Player with Component (YPbPr) Connections, continued WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Back of Home DIGITAL TV/CABLE VIDEO 1 COMPONENT VIDEO MONITOR AUDIO Theater Receiver...

  • Page 25: Connecting To A Stereo Vcr Or Dvd Recorder

    Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. Connecting your TV directly to the Audio/Video output of your set-top will assure a more vivid picture and enhance your viewing enjoyment. CHS 435HDC CableCARD 120 V ~ Digital...

  • Page 26: Connecting To An External Sata Hard Disk Drive

    • 1 Coaxial Cable • 1 SATA Data Cable • 1 Power Cable WARNING: Electric shock hazard! Unplug all electronic devices before connecting or disconnecting any device cables to the set-top. CHS 435HDC CableCARD 120 V ~ Digital Optical Audio...

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    Connecting to an External SATA Hard Disk Drive, continued Complete the following steps to install an external SATA (eSATA) drive. 1. Verify that both the DVR and the eSATA drive are unplugged from power. 2. Connect the data cable for the eSATA drive to the DVR. 3.

  • Page 28: 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. • If the set-top is plugged into a wall switch, verify that the switch is in the ON position. (Avoid plugging into an outlet that is controlled by a wall switch.) •...

  • Page 29: 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. By using digital technology, there is no variation in picture and sound quality from the origination point until it is displayed on your television.

  • Page 30: Picture Formats

    Picture Formats What Is the Difference 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 different for standard-screen and wide-screen HDTVs.

  • Page 31: Index

    Index 13, 25 Connection AC Power input Aspect ratio 29, 30 Coaxial Network 10 Consumer electronic devices Audio Out 8, 11, 12, 13 Controls See Front panel Back panel Diagrams. See Connecting the set-top Burn-in of screen to other devices Buttons See Front Panel Digital Video Recorder.

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    Index, continued Serial number, locating Sound, performance Interlaced screen resolution Standard-defi nition TV 12, 18, 19, 20, 21, IR sensor Standard-screen TV Keys. See Front panel Troubleshooting M-Card digital, what is it formats Network 9, 10 HDTV, what is it programming Optical Audio Output 8, 11, 22, 23, 24...

  • Page 33: Compliance Information

    This product incorporates copyright protection technology Any changes or modifi cations not expressly approved that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual by Cisco Systems, Inc., could void the user’s authority property rights. Use of this copyright protection to operate the equipment.

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    Lawrenceville, GA 30042 www.cisco.com Cisco, Cisco Systems, the Cisco logo, and the Cisco Systems logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affi liates in the U.S. and certain other countries. CableCARD and M-Card are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.

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