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  • Page 1 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 1 Media Center MCP9350i Quick install guide...
  • Page 2 Pagina 2 Support If you need help with your MCP9350i, please visit the Philips support website: If the website does not provide the solution you are looking for, please contact the Philips helpdesk: 0906 1010 017 £ 0.15 / min...
  • Page 3: What's In The Box

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 3 What’s in the box Media Center MCP9350i Remote control, Quick install guide / Use cases / 2 x AA batteries RC4370 User manual SCART cable DVI-D cable DVI-D to HDMI cable Digital audio cinch (coaxial) cable...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Front view ..........................5 Rear view ..........................6 Remote control ........................7 Wireless keyboard ....................... 9 2 Installing your Philips Media Center ......10 Connecting a TV / monitor ..................... 10 Connecting video (e.g. set-top box) ................12 Connecting audio ....................... 13 Connecting to the Internet .....................
  • Page 5: Functional Overview

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 5 Functional overview Front view 14 15 16 10 11 7 PLAY/PAUSE 1 y y STANDBY-ON – Starts playback. Switches the Media Center ON and to standby (low- – Pauses playback. power mode). STANDBY/ON indicator (on the key) 8 SMART MEDIA –...
  • Page 6: Rear View

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 6 Rear view 18 19 1 RF IN - FM - Radio 12 VIDEO IN 2 - Video (CVBS) For connecting to the antenna system or to a roof- Video input socket for connecting to the CVBS (compo- mounted FM antenna (with an impedance of 75 W site video) output socket of a TV, cable/satellite set-top (ohm).
  • Page 7: Remote Control

    Opens Microsoft Windows ® XP Media Center edition home menu. 9 – Volume + Adjusts the volume of your Philips TV down (–) and up (+). For adjusting the volume of other TV brands, see the RC4370 User manual. 10 Mute (s) Mutes headphones output.
  • Page 8 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 8 12 0 - 9 digit keys Used to enter numbers or letters (depending on selected function) that are used to change TV channels, enter text into a Media Center search or text box, etc. 13 P 1 P (*) Previous program / channel.
  • Page 9: Wireless Keyboard

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 9 Wireless keyboard 1 Left and right mouse keys 13 Trackball (mouse) Controls the cursor on the screen. 2 Connect Connects the keyboard with the Media Center.To be Opens Windows ® Start menu. used together with the CONNECT RF KEYBOARD key (17) on the front of the Media Center.
  • Page 10: Installing Your Philips Media Center

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 10 Installing your Philips Media Center CAUTION! Be sure the Media Center is switched off and disconnected from the mains before making any con- nections. Notes: – Unless indicated otherwise, all Media Center inputs and outputs mentioned are located on the rear of the Media Center.
  • Page 11 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 11 1. DVI-D connection (recommended) • Connect the DVI-D cable between the DVI-D IN soc- Video input (DVI-D IN) TV / Monitor ket of the TV /monitor and the DVI OUT socket (7) of (DVI-D) the Media Center.Tighten the screws on both connec- tors.
  • Page 12: Connecting Video (e.g. Set-top Box)

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 12 5. S-Video connection S-Video • Video input Connect the S-Video cable between the (S-VIDEO IN) TV / Monitor S-VIDEO IN socket of the TV / monitor and the (S-Video) S-VIDEO OUT socket (6) of the Media Center. Note:When using normal PC applications, picture quality may not be optimal.
  • Page 13: Connecting Audio

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 13 Connecting an IR-blaster IR-blaster 1 Remove the adhesive tape from the infrared sensor of the IR blaster. Set-top box 3 Place the IR blaster in front of the IR receiver eye of the cable / satellite set-top box. 4 Connect the IR blaster cable to one of the IR BLASTER outputs (14) of the Media Center.
  • Page 14: Connecting To The Internet

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 14 Connecting to the Internet The Media Center requires an Internet connection to access the Internet. Make sure you have access to a dial-up or broadband Internet connection before starting Media Center software setup. Contact your Internet service provider for more information about setting up your Internet connection.
  • Page 15 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 15 Wireless connection Wireless Wireless base stations (and wired Internet gateway rou- ters) share their broadband Internet access automatically within the network. Notes: – We strongly recommend the use of an encryption key to protect your network against intruders. Internet –...
  • Page 16: Connecting Antennas

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 16 Connecting antennas TV antenna connection 1 Disconnect the TV antenna cable from the cable anten- na system. 2 Connect the 10 cm TV antenna cable to the RF IN TV Wallsocket socket (2) of the Media Center and to the cable antenna system.
  • Page 17: Connecting To The Mains / Switching On And To Standby

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 17 Connecting to the mains / Switching ON and to standby Connecting to the mains After connecting all desired equipment as described, you can connect the Media Center to a wall socket. 1 Make sure all connections have been made before con- necting the Media Center to the mains supply.
  • Page 18: Installing The Wireless Keyboard

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 18 Installing the wireless keyboard 1 Remove the battery compartment cover and insert three AA (1.5 V) batteries, noting the + and – configura- tion in the battery compartment. 2 Replace the cover. 3 Make sure the Media Center is connected to the mains. 4 Press the y STANDBY-ON key (1) to switch on the Media Center.
  • Page 19: Configuring Your Philips Media Center

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 19 Setup of your Philips Media Center Microsoft Windows ® setup After switching on your Media Center for the first time, the initial Microsoft Windows setup screen is displayed. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete this setup.
  • Page 20 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 20 The Welcome screen of Media Center setup wizard is dis- played. 1 Click Next. > Media Center Setup required and optional setup informa- tion is displayed. 2 Click Next. > Media Center Privacy Policy information is displayed. 3 Click Next.
  • Page 21 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 21 6 Prepare For Set-top Box Setup • Follow on-screen instructions 7 Select A Working TV Signal • Follow on-screen instructions 8 Set-top Box Remote • Follow on-screen instructions 9 Identify Set-top Box Remote • Follow on-screen instructions 10 Set-top Box Remote Identified •...
  • Page 22 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 22 The Showline PC will tune all available channels. When complete … • Press the green start button in the centre of the remote control to access the media centre menu. • Select Settings,TV, Guide, and Edit channels. From this screen it is possible to view each channel the media centre has installed.
  • Page 23 5 Select SPDIF and press the OK key (9) 6 Select Save and press the OK key (9) > After finishing the Optional Setup procedure, the Media Center’s Start screen is displayed and your Philips Media Center is ready for use.
  • Page 24: Manual Channel Search

    Philips Media Manager add on transcoder Philips Media Manager (PMM) makes the music, photo, and movie files on your computer available for transfer from your computer to your television and audio system. The Media Center uses the new DVR-MS file format when recording video. DVR-MS stands for Digital Video Recorder- Microsoft ®...
  • Page 25: Changing Settings

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 25 Changing settings After you have completed the initial setup procedure with the Media Center setup wizard, changing of settings is always possible. Steps you have skipped during initial setup can also be completed. 1 Press the key (8) on the remote control.
  • Page 26: Adjusting Aspect Ratio

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 26 Adjusting aspect ratio Aspect ratio is the relation between width and height of an image.The aspect ratio of the screen of a standard computer monitor and CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) TV set is 4:3.The 4 means 4 units wide, and the 3 means 3 units high. High-definition TV (HDTV) format is 16:9.
  • Page 27 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 27 1 – If vertical bars appear: adjust aspect ratio of your TV. – If horizontal bars appear: adjust aspect ratio of the played content (video or DVD) as decribed under B and C. – ‘Wide screen’ content (e.g. DVDs) is not always recorded with a 16:9 aspect ratio but slightly different. If this is the case, small horizontal bars might still appear.
  • Page 28: Additional Connections

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 28 Additional connections Connecting a microphone • Connect a microphone to the MIC input (14) on the front of the Media Center. Connecting headphones 1 Connect headphones with a 3.5 mm jack to the HEADPHONE socket (13) on the front of the Media Center.
  • Page 29: Connecting A Portable Media Player (or Hdd Or Photo Camera)

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 29 Connecting a portable media player (or HDD or photo camera) • Connect the Firewire (IEEE1394 / i.LINK) connector Portable of your portable media player (e.g. an MP3 player, Hard Media Player Disk Drive or photo camera) to the FIREWIRE (IEEE1394 / i.LINK) connector (16) on the front of the Media Center.
  • Page 30: Inserting Memory Cards

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 30 Inserting memory cards The first time a memory card is inserted in one of the memory card drives (SMART MEDIA - 8, COMPACT FLASH TYPE 1 / 11, MICRODRIVE - 9, MMC/SD - 10 or MS/MS PRO - 11) of the Media Center, the explorer creates four new drive letters.
  • Page 31: Important Information

    Important information Data Loss Disclaimer Before sending the MCP9350i Media Center out for service, be sure to make a backup all data and remove all third party software. With respect to all service provided, it is your responsibility to back up the contents of your Media Center, including any data you have stored or software you have installed on the Media Center.
  • Page 32 IBPT/ BIPT is required; 2. 400 - 2.4835 GHz. Wireless interoperability The MCP9350i Media Center is designed to be interoperable with any wireless LAN product that is based on direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) radio technology and compliant with the following standards: •...
  • Page 33 3 Philips is committed to develop, produce and market products that cause no adverse health effects. 4 Philips confirms that, if its products are handled properly for their intended use, they are safe to use according to scien- tific evidence available today.
  • Page 34: Qig_mcp9350i_eng_uk.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina

    QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 34 Information to the Consumer Disposal of your old product Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components, which can be recycled and reused. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC.
  • Page 35 QIG_MCP9350i_Eng_UK.qxd 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 35...
  • Page 36 01-11-2005 09:21 Pagina 36 Specifications are subject to change without notice. Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. or their respective owners. 2005 © Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. 3122 475 00 001.2 Printed in Hungary...

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