Cisco High-Definition Digital Transport Adapter

At a Glance
With the Cisco High-Definition
Digital Transport Adapter (DTA),
you can watch a variety of
standard- and high-definition
channels, including subscribed
channels where offered. The HD
DTA may be connected to an
HDTV or traditional TV (analog
TV). Contact your video service
provider for details on channel
subscriptions.
Select Channels
When the DTA is on, switch to Standby by pressing DTA
DTA
TV
POWER on the remote control. The Power light on the
DTA front panel turns red to let you know the DTA is in Standby. Switch
back to on by pressing DTA POWER again.
POWER
DTA
TV
POWER
POWER
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Activate and Watch TV
When first connected, the DTA may require activation by your video
service provider.
Note: To navigate to the desired channel, press CH, CH to
move up or down the list. Or, to move up or down the list one page
at a time, press PAGE+ or PAGE-.
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1. Press MENU. Then press CH two times to highlight Language,
and press ENTER.
Captions
VOL+
CH-
HDMI
PAGE-
Control TV Volume (Custom Setting)
To control TV volume with the remote control, we recommend you set
the DTA volume to the maximum level and then program the remote
control to adjust TV volume by following instructions in the remote
control guide.
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LAST
MENU
CH+
PAGE+
ENTER
EXIT
CH-
PAGE-
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
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3. Press CH until the desired language is highlighted, and press
ENTER to select the language.
Note: Some programs may not offer an alternate audio language.
When an alternate audio is not available, the audio may be English,
or the program’s original language.
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
CH+
EXIT
CH-
1. Press MENU. Then press CH two times to highlight Language,
and press ENTER.
PAGE-
Parental Controls
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
2. Press CH to highlight On, and then press ENTER to turn on
captions. From this menu, you can also change the captions service
and advanced settings, such as font color and size.
2. Press  twice to move to Audio and then English.
Captions
MENU
CH+
PAGE+
Auto Select
English
Audio
Off
STANDARD:
Off
EXIT
CH-
Advanced
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
Note: If the DTA and the TV both have captions on, the captions
text may be displayed in two locations or the text may overlap. If
this occurs, turn captions off on one of the devices (DTA or TV).
3. Press EXIT to close the menu.
English
Audio
Español
Menus
Français
CH+
PAGE+
Français
CH+
EXIT
CH-
PAGE-
Parental Controls
ENTER
Screen Format
PAGE+
ENTER
Screen Format
MENU
Menus
MENU
HDMI
Español
Language
HDMI
ENHANCED:
Channels
Captions
ENTER
Manual Select
2. Use the  and CH keys to move to Menus and then English.
Language
Channels
Service
When the DTA leaves the factory, the menu language is set to English.
Follow these steps to change to another available menu language:
PAGE+
ENTER
Screen Format
On
When shipped from the factory, the remote control is set to control
DTA volume. Controlling DTA volume allows you to adjust the volume
within the range selected on the TV.
MENU
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Language
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Control DTA Volume (Factory Setting)
PAGE+
Parental Controls
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Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
You can use the remote control to adjust the volume
of the DTA (factory setting), or you can program
the remote control to adjust the volume of the TV
(custom setting). With either setting, use these keys
to adjust volume.
CH+
ENTER
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Adjust the Volume
MENU
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4. Press EXIT to close the menu.
Screen Format
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Channels
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HDMI
To watch TV, the DTA must be connected to a TV or an HDTV that is
on. Follow the DTA and TV connection instructions to select the DTA
input or channel.
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When the DTA leaves the factory, the audio language is set to English.
Follow these steps to change audio to another available language:
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
EXIT
CH-
PAGE-
PAGE-
Parental Controls
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Language
Screen Format
If your TV displays the Activation Support message or if the Power
light blinks twice, turns off, and repeats this sequence, contact your
video service provider to activate the DTA.
Change the Audio Language
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When the DTA leaves the factory, closed captions are turned off. Follow
these steps to turn on closed captions:
1. Press MENU. Then press CH to highlight Captions and press ENTER.
Language
MENU
To watch a specific channel, press the numbers on
the remote control. The DTA will tune to the channel
within 4 seconds of the last number pressed. Or,
press ENTER after the last number to begin the
channel change immediately.
Channels
Power
Turn On Closed Captions
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Channel List
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Channels
Channel List
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1. Press MENU. Then press CH to highlight Channels and press
ENTER.
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Note: Should an error occur that requires service, the Power light
blinks red. When this occurs, call your video service provider for
assistance.
2. Navigate to the desired channel and press ENTER to watch the
selected channel.
CH-
To jump back to the previously watched channel, press LAST.
Note: To program the remote to control the TV, refer to the guide that
came with the remote control.
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turns green to let you
know the DTA is on.
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To watch the next lower channel, press CH.
Please contact your service provider to restore the service.
We’re sorry for the inconvenience.
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There are several ways to select a channel.
POWER
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Cisco High-Definition
Digital Transport Adapter
(DTA)
Switch Between Power On and Standby
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Welcome
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Software User Guide
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3. Press CH until the desired language is highlighted, and press
ENTER to select the language.
4. Press EXIT to close the menu.
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Auto
Language
480I
HDMI
480p
Screen Format
720p
Parental Controls
1. Press MENU. Then press CH three times to highlight HDMI, and
press ENTER.
MENU
CH+
PAGE+
Channels
ENTER
EXIT
CH-
Captions
PAGE-
Language
1080i
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
Channels
3. Press EXIT to close the menu.
HDMI
CH+
PAGE+
Screen Format
EXIT
CH-
PAGE-
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Parental Controls
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
Stretch
ENTER
EXIT
CH-
16:9 Output: Pillar bars
Zoom
Stretch Format
3. Press EXIT to close the menu.
Letterbox Format
Stretch format expands a program’s original format vertically or
horizontally to fill the TV screen.
1. Press MENU. Then press CH four times to highlight Screen
Format, and press ENTER.
Letterbox format preserves a program’s original format.
16:9 Input
16:9 Input
Channels
Captions
Language
Note: If Auto is selected, the DTA automatically matches the HDMI
resolution to the TV program, as closely as possible. When Auto
is selected, you may experience longer delays when changing the
channel while the HDTV adjusts to a different resolution.
MENU
HDMI
CH+
PAGE+
ENTER
Screen Format
EXIT
CH-
PAGE-
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Parental Controls
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
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4:3 Input
2. Use the , CH, and CH keys to highlight the desired screen
format, and press ENTER to select it.
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4:3 Input
16:9 Output: No preference applied
4:3 Output: Letterboxed
4:3 Output: No preference applied
A 4:3 program will be displayed with top and bottom edges cropped
to fill a 16:9 HDTV. The same program will appear unchanged on a
standard-screen (4:3) TV.
Zoom Format
Set Parental Controls
Zoom format magnifies or crops a program’s original format to fill the
TV screen.
When the DTA leaves the factory, the Parental Controls feature is
turned off. Turn on this feature to control access to the programs and
movies your children watch.
16:9 Input
2. When prompted to enter the PIN, enter 0000.
3. Press ENTER to turn Block by Rating on.
4. Press CH until Blocked Ratings is highlighted and press ENTER.
A list of MPAA and TV ratings appears.
5. Use , CH, and CH to highlight the ratings you want to control
access to and press ENTER to select the rating. Ratings at and
above the selected rating will be blocked.
Note: Ratings vary by program. Your selections may include NR, TV-Y,
TV-Y7, G/TV-G, PG/TV-PG, PG-13, TV-14, TV-MA, R, NC-17, NRAdult, and No rating blocked. Some programs may not contain rating
information and will be blocked only if the NR rating is blocked.
6. Press EXIT to close the menu.
3. Press CH until Change PIN is highlighted. Then press ENTER.
4. To change the PIN from 0000 to a PIN of your choice, enter a
4-digit code of your choice and press ENTER. (You will be asked to
enter this new 4-digit code again to confirm your new PIN choice.)
Tips:
• Remember your PIN. You will use it to view programs that you have
selected for blocking by the Parental Controls feature.
• If Parental Controls is turned on for the DTA and the TV, you may
be required to enter a PIN on the TV as well as the DTA. To prevent
this, turn on Parental Controls for only one device.
5. Press EXIT to close the menu.
Block Programs by Ratings
1. Press MENU. Then press CH five times to highlight Parental
Controls, and press ENTER.
2. When prompted, enter your PIN to proceed. The Blocking screen
appears with Block by Rating – On highlighted.
Turn On and Set the Parental Controls PIN
1. Press MENU. Then press CH five times to highlight Parental
Controls, and press ENTER.
Block by Rating
Channels
On
PAGE+
MENU
CH+
Block Programs by Channel
1. Press MENU. Then press CH five times to highlight Parental
Controls, and press ENTER.
2. When prompted, enter your PIN to proceed.
3. Press CHuntil Block by Channel - On is highlighted and press ENTER.
4. Press CH until Blocked Channels is highlighted and press ENTER.
5. Use , CH, and CH to move through your entire channel lineup
and highlight a channel to block. Then press ENTER to select the
channel. The lock icon appears to the left of the channel to indicate
that this channel has been blocked.
6. Press EXIT to close the menu.
PAGE+
EXIT
CH-
ENTER
Off
PAGE-
Blocked Ratings
EXIT
CH-
PAGE-
Blocked Channels
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Change PIN
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
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Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
Block by Channel
On
HDMI
Parental Controls
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CH+
ENTER
Screen Format
A 16:9 program will appear unchanged on a 16:9 HDTV. The same
program will be displayed with left and right edges cropped to fill a
standard-screen (4:3) TV.
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4:3 Output:
Left and right edges cropped
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Off
Captions
Language
4:3 Output:
Contents stretched vertically
A 16:9 program will appear unchanged on a 16:9 HDTV. The same
program will be stretched vertically to fill a standard-screen (4:3) TV.
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A 4:3 program will be stretched horizontally to fill a 16:9 HDTV. The
same program will appear unchanged on a standard-screen (4:3) TV.
16:9 Output: Top and bottom edges cropped
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4:3 Output: No preference applied
16:9 Output: No preference applied
A widescreen (16:9) program will appear unchanged on a 16:9 HDTV.
The same program will appear with letterbox bars above and below
the image on a standard-screen (4:3) TV.
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16:9 Output: No preference applied
A 4:3 program will appear with pillar bars (left and right) on a 16:9
HDTV. The same program will appear unchanged on a standard-screen
(4:3) TV.
The DTA configures the screen format to preserve the format of
the program you are watching. Follow these steps to select another
format.
2. Use the  and CH keys to highlight the desired HDMI resolution,
and press ENTER to select it.
16:9 Output: Contents stretched horizontally
4:3 Output: No preference applied
PAGE-
Press ENTER to select, MENU to exit.
Select the Screen Format
ENTER
Screen Format
PAGE+
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Letterbox
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Language
HDMI
Parental Controls
Captions
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Note: Only resolutions compatible with the HDTV are shown. If no
compatible resolutions are available, the DTA will use 480p.
Captions
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If the DTA is connected to an HDTV with an HDMI™ cable, the DTA
automatically configures the HDMI resolution to the best resolution
compatible with the HDTV. Follow these steps to use another HDMI
resolution.
4:3 Input
Note: Adjusting the HDTV format controls may impact these
settings. We recommend selecting the widescreen (or similar)
setting on the HDTV. Refer to the guide that came with the HDTV
for instructions.
Channels
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