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SAFETY CONCERNS
For product safety and correct operation, the following information shall be read
before the installation and operation.
Conventions
WARNING
Provides information or instructions that you should follow in order to avoid
personal injury or fatality.
CAUTION
Provides information or instructions that you should follow in order to avoid
a service failure or damage to the product.
NOTE
Indicates additional information for reference.
Symbols
Caution
Indication of a general caution
Restriction
Indication for prohibiting an action for the product
Instruction
Indication for performing a specific required action
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Warning
WARNING
Power
Insert the power plug firmly.
Failure to do so may cause a fire.
Do not touch the main body, power
cord, or power plug with wet hands.
Doing so may cause an electric shock.
Do not connect multiple devices to a
single outlet simultaneously.
Doing so may cause a fire.
If video/sound cable generates heat
after connection, pull out the power
cord and contact customer service
immediately.
Failure to do so may cause a fire.
Installation/Maintenance
Install the product in
an area with good
ventilation.
Not doing so may cause
product malfunction
resulting from the rise of
inside temperature.
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Do not install in humid or
dusty areas, and avoid
installing near heating
devices.
Doing so may cause a fire or
electric shock.
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Keep flammable
substances or sprays
away from the STB.
Failure to do so may cause a
fire or an explosion.
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Installation/Maintenance
Do not place heavy objects on this
product.
Doing so may cause product damage or
a fire resulting from the rise in temperature.
Do not cover the top.
Doing so may cause product malfunction
resulting from the rise of inside temperature.
Pull out the power plug during
thunderstorms or when not used
for a prolonged period of time.
Failure to do so may cause an electric shock
or a fire.
Pull out the power plug at once and
contact customer service if unusual
noise, smell, or smoke comes out.
Failure to do so may cause an electric shock
or a fire.
General
Check if the coaxial cable is
correctly grounded before
connecting to the STB.
Non-grounded cable may cause a fire.
Ask the installation engineer to check
if the STB to be connected is correctly
grounded.
A non-grounded STB may cause a fire.
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Caution
CAUTION
Power
Connect your TV after powering off
the TV and the STB by pulling out the
power plugs.
Failure to do so may cause a wrong
connection with the TV or product damage.
Do not insert the power plug before
connecting the power cable to the
product.
Doing so may cause product damage.
Installation/Maintenance
Install the product
correctly complying
with the instructions in
the user guide.
Failure to do so may cause
a product malfunction or
reduce its life time.
Do not spray water
directly on the unit and
do not use chemical
solvents such as wax,
benzene, thinner,
mosquito spray, aerosol,
alcohol, lubricant or
detergent.
Doing so may cause product
damage.
Do not disassemble, repair, or
remodel.
Doing so may cause product damage.
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Do not place the product
on unstable support.
The product may fall down
from the support and cause
product damage.
Wipe the product with a soft and dry
cloth when cleaning.
Failure to do so may cause product damage.
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Installation/Maintenance
Do not place any metal items such
as pins, paper clips or coins on the
top of the product.
Doing so may cause product damage.
Risk of Electric Shock, Do NOT OPEN.
Doing so may cause an electric shock.
General
Class 1 Laser Product.
This product applies 21 CFR 1040.10
(2002), Clause (c), (d) and (e) standard.
Do not remove the CableCARD™ from
the STB.
Doing so may cause a CableCARD™ or service
failure.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY CONCERNS
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Conventions ............................................................. 3
Symbols.................................................................... 3
Warning ................................................................... 4
Caution ..................................................................... 6
BEFORE USING THE STB
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Digital HD STB........................................................ 10
Checking Items ...................................................... 11
Names and Functions ............................................ 12
Front Panel ........................................................................12
Rear Panel .........................................................................13
CableCARD™ .......................................................... 15
What is CableCARD? ..........................................................15
INSTALLATION
16
Installation Environment ...................................... 16
Peripheral Device Connection ............................... 17
Connection to a TV Having a Composite or S-VIDEO Jack ...18
Connection to a TV Having Component Jacks (Y, Pb, Pr) .....19
HDMI Cable Connection .....................................................20
Amplifier Connection ........................................21
VCR Connection .................................................................22
Coaxial Cable Connection ...................................................23
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BASIC SETTING
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Rebooting procedure ............................................. 24
HD Resolution setting procedure .......................... 24
TROUBLESHOOTING
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APPENDIX
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Specifications......................................................... 26
Cable Specifications............................................... 27
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BEFORE USING THE STB
Digital HD STB
Digital HD OCAP STB (Digital High-Definition OpenCableTM Set-top Box) provides
high quality video and audio broadcasting, and interactive services including VideoOn-Demand.
Digital HD STB (SMT-H3050) provides the following functions.
- An MPEG decoder capable of processing HD/SD stream
- SCTE55-1, 55-2 and DOCSISTM Cable Modem for OOB Signaling
- Digital AV transmission, such as IEEE1394 and HDMI
- Content Protection
- CableCARDTM Interface for CAS
- OCAPTM 1.0 application platform
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Checking Items
Please make sure the following items are contained in your product package box.
Audio Cable
[GL39-00087A]
Video Cable (Component Cable)
[GL39-00054A]
Digital HD STB
Power Cable
[GL39-00092A]
User guide
[GL68-00219A]
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Names and Functions
Names and functions on the front and rear panel of Set-top box are described as
follows:
Front Panel
The buttons and LEDs on the front are described as follows:
Name
[Active/Standby]
Button
Enable/Disable Standby mode. When Standby mode is
on, the LED display is dimmed and all the A/V outputs
are disabled. In normal operation mode, the LED in the
button is illuminated.
- Active Mode: The set-top box is in operation mode
and you can get broadcasting.
- Standby Mode: The power is supplied and it is in
ready to active status.
Time/Channel Display
- Time: Displays the current time.
- Channel: Displays the channel number.
Exit Button
Exit menus, guide and program information.
Ch +/-, Vol +/- Button
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Function
[
][
] menu movement, channel selection.
[
][
] menu movement, volume adjustment.
Guide Button
Move to the On screen Guide screen.
Info Button
Check the current channel number and display the
selected menu or detailed information of an item.
USB
Connect to external USB devices, such as a keyboard or
mouse.
CableCARD Slot
Allows CableCARD access.
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Rear Panel
The port names and functions of the rear panel are described as follows:
Name
Function
Power
Connect the power cord to supply AC power to the set-top
box.
CH3/4 OUT
Connect a coaxial cable to RF 3/4 Out to send analog
audio and video signals to a TV or VCR. The audio signal
from this output only supports mono audio and the video
signal only supports Standard Definition (SD) format.
USB
Connect to external USB devices, such as a keyboard or
mouse.
S-VIDEO OUT
Connect an S-Video cable from S-Video Out to a TV or
VCR. Only Standard Definition (SD) format is supported.
HDMI
Connect an HDMI cable to an HDMI supported HDTV.
AUDIO
OUT/OPTICAL
Connect an optical cable to send a digital audio signal to a
digital audio device.
1394
Connect an IEEE1394 cable to IEEE1394 (Firewire)
supported HDTV.
Y/Pb/Pr Out
Connect the component output ports to the component
input on your HDTV.
Digital Audio Out
Connect an RCA cable to send digital audio signal to the
digital audio device.
Video Out
Connect an RCA cable to send an analog Video signal to
the TV or VCR.
Cable In
Connect the coaxial cable that transmits the signal from
the Cable Service Provider.
Audio Out
Connect an RCA cable to send an analog Audio signal to
the TV or VCR.
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CableCARD™
What is CableCARD?
CableCARD is an STB authorization device, which allows subscribers to watch digitally
encrypted programs. CableCARD is inserted by the service provider when a digital
broadcasting receiver is installed.
CableCARD USE
Do not remove the CableCARD. CableCARD failure or service disruption may
occur.
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INSTALLATION
Follow the instructions below to see how to install the Digital HD STB.
Installation Environment
The proper installation environment for the Set-top box is as follows.
Item
Description
Operation Temperature
32~104 ˚F
Storage Temperature
-4~140 ˚F
Operation Humidity
Equal to or lower than 95% (104 ˚F)
Storage Humidity
Equal to or lower than 98% (140 ˚F)
Power Consumption
Maximum 30 Watts
Rated Input Voltage
AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Channel Input Frequency
54~864 MHz
Product Usage and Installation
Make sure to use the product in an environment conforming to the conditions
specified in the above table. Failure to do so may result in product damage or
reduction in the product life time.
Connection of Digital Broadcasting Receiver and Peripheral Device
- Make sure to request that the technician check if the power of home
appliances such as the TV or VCR are properly grounded. If they are not
grounded, there may be the danger of a fire.
- After connecting the video/audio cable, in case of generating excessive
heat, call the service center. There may be the danger of a fire.
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Peripheral Device Connection
The method of connecting the cable and each peripheral device to the digital
broadcasting receiver is as follows:
mouse
or
VCR
Digital Audio
Cable Port
keyboard
TV
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Connection Device
Reference Page Connection Device
Reference Page
TV
18, 19
Video (VCR)
22
HDMI Cable
20
23
Digital Audio
21
Coaxial Cable
Connection (TV/Cable
Broadcasting)
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Connection to a TV Having a Composite or
S-VIDEO Jack
Below is the method for connecting to a TV having a composite or S-VIDEO jack.
Select either one
S-Video
Input
Video Input
Audio Input
(L)
Audio Input
(R)
S-Video Cable
Video & Audio Cable
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Connection to TV
When connecting to TV, shut off the power of the TV and the digital
broadcasting receiver. Refer to the TV User Guide in order to connect the
cables more easily.
♦ Video Connection
Connection to the VIDEO OUT jack
Using a Video cable, connect the VIDEO OUT jack to the Video Input
jack on the TV.
Connection to the S-VIDEO OUT jack
Using an S-video cable, connect the S-VIDEO OUT jack to the S-Video
Input jack on the TV.
♦ Audio Connection
Using the audio cable, connect the AUDIO OUT (L/R) jacks on the rear panel
to the the Audio Input (L/R) jacks on the TV.
Be sure to match the audio jacks with the plugs of the same color.
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Connection to a TV Having Component Jacks
(Y, Pb, Pr)
See below to connect to a TV having a Component port (Y, Pb, Pr).
When connecting the Component Video and Audio cables, be sure to match the jacks to
the plugs of the same color.
DTV Y
Video Pb
Input
Video Cable
Pr
Audio
Audio (L)
Input Audio
(R)
Audio Cable
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HDMI Cable Connection
This section describes how to connect the television to the set-top box by using
an HDMI cable.
Select one from
the two cables.
HDMI
DVI
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♦ HDMI Connection
Connect the HDMI port on the rear of the Set-top box with the HDMI port of
your digital TV by using an HDMI cable. As an HDMI cable carries audio
signals, a separate audio connection to your TV is not needed.
♦ DVI Connection
Connect the HDMI port on the rear of the set-top box with the DVI input port
of your digital TV by using the HDMI-DVI conversion cable.
If using a DVI cable, a separate audio connection must also be made.
High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
The HDMI port provides high-definition video and is the highest quality video
connection.
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Amplifier Connection
See below to connect a receiver amplifier (an amplifier or Home Theater that has a Dolby
Digital decoding function).
Digital Audio
cable
Optical
Digital
Audio Input
Digital RCA
Digital
Audio Input
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Using an Optical cable, connect the Digital Audio Input port of the Dolby digital
amplifier to the AUDIO OUT OPTICAL port on rear panel of the STB.
If you do not have an Optical cable, use a regular RCA type audio cable to
connect the DIGITAL AUDIO OUT port on the STB to the Digital Audio Input
on the Dolby Digital Amplifier.
Use either connection to enjoy the digital sound of 5.1 channel.
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VCR Connection
See below to connect a VCR to the Set-top box.
Select either one.
S-Video
Input
Video Input
Audio Input
(Left)
Audio Input
(Right)
S-Video Cable
Video & Audio Cable
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♦ Video Connection
Connection to S-VIDEO OUT jack
Using an S-video cable, connect the S-Video Input jack of the VCR to the
S-VIDEO OUT jack on the rear panel of the STB.
Connection to VIDEO OUT jack
Using a video cable, connect the Video Input jack of the VCR to the
VIDEO OUT jack on the rear panel of the STB.
♦ Audio Connection
Using the audio cable, connect the Audio Input (L/R) jack of the VCR to the
AUDIO OUT (L/R) jack on the rear panel of the STB. Be sure to match the
audio jacks with the plugs of the same color.
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Coaxial Cable Connection
This section describes how to connect your cable service to the Set-top box by using
a coaxial cable.
Cable Port
Coaxial
Cable
Cable Input
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Connect one end of the cable to CABLE IN jack of the Set-top box, and connect
the other end of the cable to the Cable Port inside your home.
The CH3/4 OUT jack should be connected to the Cable Input jack of your
television.
When connecting the digital broadcasting receiver with the coaxial
cable
Before connecting the coaxial cable to the digital broadcasting receiver,
request the installing technician to check if the coaxial cable is grounded.
If the cable is not grounded, there may be the danger of a fire.
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BASIC SETTING
After connecting power to the STB, if the time is displayed on the Front Panel
Time/Channel display screen, the booting is completed.
Rebooting procedure
1.
By pressing the three [INFO], [VOL-], [VOL+] buttons simultaneously,
STB will be rebooted.
2.
When the time is displayed on the Time/Channel display screen,
then the booting is completed.
HD Resolution setting procedure
When the TV connected to the STB does not support automatic resolution setting,
the STB resolution must be set manually by using the STB Front Panel button.
The basic resolution of the STB is 1080I.
1.
In the Standby mode, press
[Active/Standby] button once.
2.
The current resolution is displayed while
blinking in the Time/Channel display screen.
Then, press the [INFO] button.
3.
is displayed, and the resolution can be changed selected by
pressing the following buttons.
♦ [VOL+]: 1080I [VOL-]: 720P
♦ [CH+]: 480I
4.
[CH-]: 480P
When the resolution is selected, save by pressing the EXIT button.
is displayed in the Time/Channel display screen.
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TROUBLESHOOT ING
This section describes possible problems you may experience when using the
set-top box. If any problem occurs, please check the following cases first.
If the problem is not solved by following the methods below, please contact your
local cable provider for technical support.
►
1. Check if the power of the TV and Set-top box are
turned on.
2. Check if the cable is connected to the ‘Cable Input’
jack.
3. Check if the STB is selected as the TV’s source.
4. If the CH3/4 OUT port is connected to an analog TV,
check if the basic channel number (CH 3) and the
external channel number of the TV match.
►
1. Check if the remote control is suitable for use with
the STB.
2. Check if the remote control operates normally after
changing the batteries.
3. Check if the batteries are inserted correctly in the
remote control.
4. Check if any obstacle exists between the STB and
the remote control.
5. Check if the remote control operates normally when
used at a close distance.
►
1. Check if the audio jacks of the TV are properly
connected to the audio output jacks of the STB.
2. If the audio cable is connected properly, check if the
mute function is set. If the mute function is set, press
the [Mute] button of the remote control in order to
release the mute function.
The TV screen does
not appear.
The remote control
does not operate.
No sound is emitted
in the TV or the
audio.
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Specifications
Category
Description
Video Output
Composite (RCA), Component (RCA), S-Video
Audio Output
Stereo L/R (RCA), SPDIF Optic, SPDIF PCM (RCA)
Video/Audio Output
HDMI, IEEE1394
USB
USB 2.0
OOB (Out of Band)
FDC (Forward Data Channel)
- RF Input Tuning Range: 70 MHz to 130 MHz.
- RF Input level range: -15 to +15 dBmV
- Format: SCTE 55-1, 55-2
RDC (Reverse Data Channel)
- RF Output Frequency Range: 5 MHz to 42 MHz.
- Transmit level range: +26 to +60 dBmV
- Encoding: QPSK
DSG (DOCSIS Set-top
Gateway)
Downstream
- RF Input Tuning Range: 88 to 860 MHz
- RF Input Modulation: 64QAM/256QAM
- RF Input level range: -15 to +15 dBmV
Upstream
- RF Output Frequency Range: 5 MHz to 42 MHz.
- RF Output Modulation: QPSK/16QAM
- Transmit level range: +8 to +60 dBmV
Rated Input Voltage
AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption
Maximum 30 Watts
Operation Temperature
32~104 ˚F
Size (inch)
13.78 (Width) × 9.84 (Depth) × 2.36 (Height)
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Cable Specifications
Category
Description
Channel Input Frequency
54 MHz to 864 MHz
Cable Input Signal level Range
-15 to +15 dBmV
Cable Input Signal Modulation
64QAM/256QAM, NTSC Analog
CH 3/4 Output Signal
NTSC Analog. 3/4 Channel
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