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DCR 2021
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Benutzerhandbuch
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User manual
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Foreword
Dear Customer,
Thank you for choosing the DCR 2020 digital receiver.With your new DCR 2020 digital
receiver, the whole world of television is open to you for top-quality viewing!
This User Manual will help you get the best out of the extensive and fascinating functions
of your new digital receiver.
As a latest generation digital receiver, the DCR 2020 is also designed to receive and use
Premiere services.With a subscription to Premiere, a whole new dimension in digital
television is opened up to you:
• PREMIERE FILM offers great entertainment to suit all tastes with a selection of 100 films
a day with no commercial interruption. DISNEY CHANNEL provides great family
entertainment.
• PREMIERE SPORT & PREMIERE FUSSBALL LIVE offer the best in sports - and you can
enjoy your game in unique broadcast quality.
• PREMIERE THEMA includes a wide variety of theme channels for all your moods and
interests with documentaries, interactive advice programmes, children's programmes,
music channels and adult channels, as well as the best programmes for fans of sci-fi,
thrillers, action and classic movies.
• On PREMIERE DIREKT, you can easily book, by telephone, SMS or via the Internet, the
best current films, exclusive sports events, special events and adult television for
whatever time you want and enjoy them at home.
Subscribe to the best in television and experience more exclusiveness, more variety and
more comfort - with Premiere.
When installing Premiere, please observe the installation instructions that come with the
Premiere smartcard. If you haven’t got a Premiere smartcard yet, you can find further
information on current Premiere offers on:
0180/551 00 00* - www.premiere.de
for Germany
01 / 49166 200 - www.premiere.at
for Austria
or at specific dealers.
We wish you great viewing with your Philips DCR 2020!
Your Philips Team
*0.12 euros/min on the Deutsche Telekom Ltd. fixed network
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Quick installation
Please read the safety section before connecting your receiver.
EN
1 Disconnect your TV set and recorder from the mains.
2 Integrate your receiver in your existing installation as shown on the diagram.
TV set
Supplied
EXT 1
Cable Wall socket
Cable Receiver
to AC outlet
3 Insert your smart card in your receiver with the
golden contacts facing up.
4 Insert the two batteries supplied in your remote
control.
Batteries are removable from the remote using
common household tools (like a screwdriver…).
The batteries supplied do not contain hazardous
substances such as Mercury, Cadmium, or Lead.
However, they must not be disposed of with your
household waste but to a local separate collection
system.
5 Reconnect your TV set and recorder to the mains. Do
not connect your receiver to the mains yet!
6 Switch on your TV set and select a channel.
7 Plug the receiver's power supply cord into the mains.
The welcome screen appears, then the First
Installation screen.
8 Set your favourite Language setting.
9 Set your TV display format.
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10 Press OK to start scanning for channels.
When scanning has been successfully completed, a
completion message is displayed.
11 Press OK; a new screen appears, indicating that a
search for new software is in progress.
12 Press EXIT to stop searching and tune the receiver
to the first channel in the main TV list.
13 Alternatively, wait for software detection, and then
proceed as described in paragraph 10.5.5.2
EN
For detailed information on first installation, see chapter 5.
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Meaning of symbols
Important information:
Must be read and understood.
EN
Your product has been 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 or his
packaging, it means the product is covered by European Directive 2002/96/EC.
Please inform yourself about the local separate collection system for electronic
products.
Please act according to your local rules and do not dispose of your old products
with your normal household waste.The correct disposal of your old product will
help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human
health.
The “Material recyclability symbol” affixed on package cardboard and user manual
means these parts are recyclable.
So do not dispose of them with your normal household waste.
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The “Material recyclability symbol” affixed on plastic packaging parts means these
parts are recyclable.
So do not dispose of them with your normal household waste.
The “Green Dot” affixed on cardboard means PHILIPS pays a financial duty to the
“Avoidance and Recovery of Packaging Waste” organization.
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Safety instructions
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Your receiver is powered using an AC adaptor.This equipment has been
manufactured to meet the appropriate safety standards, but the instructions
below must be followed to operate it safely.These instructions must be kept
for future reference.
Before connecting the AC adaptor to the mains, check that the mains supply voltage
corresponds to the voltage printed on it. If the mains voltage is different, consult
your dealer.
The AC adaptor has been designed for indoor use only.
The receiver and AC adaptor do not contain any user-serviceable parts. Do not
attempt to open them. All maintenance work must be carried out by qualified
personnel.
Periodically inspect the AC adaptor for damage. Do not use if damage is found.
Refer to qualified personnel.
Unplug the AC adaptor from the mains during lightning storms.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this equipment to rain or moisture.
The receiver should be placed on a firm surface, and the ventilation openings must
not be covered with items, such as newspapers, table clothes, curtains, etc.
Do not install this equipment near any heat sources such as radiators, stoves or
other apparatus that produce heat. Protect it from direct sunlight.
When installing the receiver, ensure there is a gap of approximately 2 cm around it
to enable air to circulate freely and prevent overheating.
Leave access to the AC adaptor in case emergency shutdown is required.
Do not place any combustible objects on the receiver (candles, etc.).
No objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the receiver. It shall
not be exposed to dripping or splashing. Should this happen, disconnect the AC
adaptor from the mains and consult qualified personnel.
Make sure that children do not place any foreign objects in any of the openings.
For cleaning, use a soft, damp (not wet) cloth. Never use any abrasive cloth and
aerosol cleaners.
EN
Your receiver, as any electronic equipment, consumes power. In order to
reduce power consumption, please switch your receiver to standby or
“Low Power” whenever you are not using it.
For maximum energy saving we recommend you switch off the receiver by
unplugging it from the mains if you are not using it for a long time.
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Contents
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Foreword
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Quick installation
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Meaning of symbols
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Safety instructions
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Product description
1.1 Front panel
1.2 Rear panel
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Inserting your Smart Card
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3
Remote control
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4
Connecting your Digital-receiver
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4.1 Connecting to a TV and VCR both fitted
with SCART sockets
4.2 Connecting to your audio equipment
(analogue or digital)
4.3 Connecting of a video projector
to watch digital TV
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First installation
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5.1 First installation settings
5.2 Channel scan
5.3 Search failure
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Day-to-day operation
6.1 Using Low Power mode
6.2 Switching from watching digital TV to listening
digital radio
6.3 Changing channels while watching digital TV
or listening to digital radio
6.4 PIN code
6.5 Banner
6.6
6.7
6.8
6.9
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-/ +/
Volume control
Current programme options
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Recording timers
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6.10 Switching to analogue TV
6.11 Viewing teletext
6.12 How do I reset my receiver
in case of unstable or frozen picture?
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Premiere features
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7.1 Premiere Multifeed
7.2 PREMIERE DIREKT
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Menu Tree
8.1 Menu tree
8.2 Menu navigation
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Premiere Service Menu
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9.1
9.2
9.3
9.4
9.5
9.6
9.7
PIN-Code Change
Smartcard
System
Scan
Display
Dolby Digital
Wake-up channel
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10 Setting your receiver
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10.1
10.2
10.3
10.4
10.5
10.6
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Timer Manager
Channel Manager
Settings
For Parents
Advanced settings
Channel Search
11 Other settings
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11.1 Restoring factory settings
11.2 Changing the remote control configuration
11.3 VCR/DVD Recorder Control
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12 Troubleshooting
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13 Technical specifications
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1 Product description
1.1 Front panel
EN
Q
W
E R T
1 Smart Card slot: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . see chapter Inserting your Smartcard
2
I
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channel -
3
U
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channel +
4
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5
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remote control receiver window
ON/ Low Power/Reset (5 second key press)
The front panel
button includes a colour LED indicating the receiver status.The
LED blinks at remote control command reception.
STATUS INDICATOR TABLE
Indicator
Mode
Low power
Standby
TV/Radio mode
Timer active in running mode
Timer active in standby
Download in progress
LED
red
orange
green
Dimmed green
Dimmed orange
Blinking red
If you have put your receiver in “standby” and the LED is blinking red, it indicates that
an upgrade of your receiver is taking place. Do not interrupt this operation.Wait for
the LED to blink green, indicating successful download.You can then continue as normal.
When your receiver is in low power mode, software functions are no longer
supported.Therefore EPG data may not be up-to-date when waking-up from
low power (see paragraph 6.8).
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1.2 Rear panel
Y
EN
Q
W
E
R
T
U
I
1 5V (*): . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Socket used to connect the power cord.
2 RF Out (*): . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RF output used to connect your receiver to a
VCR/TV set to watch analogue channels only, or
to connect another receiver.
3 RF In (*):
4 TV (*):
..............................
.................................
5 VCR/DVD (*):
6
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RF input used to connect the antenna cord from
the wall socket. Refer to chapter Connecting
your Digital-Receiver.
SCART(1) socket used to connect your TV set.
SCART(1) socket used to connect your video
recorder or DVD player/recorder.
(*): . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Digital audio cinch output used to connect your
HiFi/audio receiver system.
7 IR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Not active on this receiver version.
8 L/R
(*): . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Left/Right analogue audio cinch outputs used to
connect your HiFi/audio receiver system.
The label showing the type and serial number is underneath the receiver.
(1)
SCART is also called Euroconnector or Peritel.
* Safety Extra Low Voltage
Note: if you consider using a video projector, refer to its user manual for the best
video format to feed it. If necessary, refer to paragraph System Settings to properly
set the TV/VCR SCART output.
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2 Inserting your Smart Card
EN
To de-scramble digital encrypted channels, you need a smartcard from your cable TV
supplier, which you will be delivered when taking up a subscription.
Insert the smartcard with the golden chip facing up.
Push the smartcard into the slot as far as it will go. Approximately 1 cm of the card
will be visible outside the slot.
New and updated information may be downloaded onto the smartcard from time to
time.
The smartcard status can be checked from the Smartcard item of the Premiere menu.
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3 Remote control
Standby
Switch receiver to standby
MUTE
Mute/Demute the sound on
your TV or receiver
RED, GREEN,YELLOW,
BLUE
Contextual keys
OPT (yellow)
Open option menu for selection
in multifeed or NVOD application
List
- Open current channel list.
- Then switch between channel
lists
SUBTITLE
Subtitle selection
I-II
Soundtrack selection
MENU
Open/Close menu
CURSOR keys
t/y
Move up/down within menus
and lists.
u/ i
Set a setting
OK
- Call up current channel list
while watching digital TV or
listening to the radio
- Confirm selection
VOLUME
+/Turn the volume up/down.
TV/STB
Toggle between digital TV/radio
and analogue TV
(blue) resp. (white)
Scroll one page up or one page
down in EPG or channel lists.
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EPG
Open/close EPG
INFO
- Open info banner
- Then show extended
programme information
- Then close banner
TIMER
- Set a recording timer when
watching digital TV or from
the EPG
Note: press TIMER then 0 to
delete the active timer.
EXIT
- Recall last channel while
watching digital TV or
listening to the radio
- Or go back one step in the
menu.
P+ / P- Select next/previous channel
- Wake up the receiver from
standby
TV/RADIO
- Toggle between digital TV and
digital Radio
- Wake up the receiver from
standby
0-9
- Select a channel while
watching digital TV or
listening to the radio
- Directly select a menu item
- Wake up the receiver from
standby
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4 Connecting your
Digital-receiver
EN
There are several ways you can connect and integrate your Digital-Receiver into your
existing audio/video equipment setup.
Warning!
Before starting:
1 Unplug all equipment (TV set as well as VCR and/or DVD) from the mains. Do not
connect your Digital-Receiver to the mains supply now.
2 Check your current wiring because you might keep existing connections of your
current Audio/Video setup.
3 Choose the relevant connection method for incorporating your Digital-Receiver
into your existing audio/video setup
4.1 Connecting to a TV and VCR both fitted
with SCART sockets
Incorporate your receiver in your existing installation as described below.
to AC outlet
Cable Receiver
Cable Wall socket
Supplied
TV set
VCR/DVD
EXT 2
EXT 1
Supplied
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- Connect the “RF In” socket of your Digital-Receiver to the cable wall socket using
the RF coaxial cable supplied.
- Connect the “TV” SCART socket of your Digital-Receiver to the RGB capable
SCART socket of your TV using the SCART lead supplied with your DigitalReceiver.
This connection also applies if your VCR has two SCART sockets.
With this connection set up, you can:
• Watch digital TV while you record analogue TV.
• Record the digital TV channel you are watching.
• Watch play-back from your VCR.
EN
4.2 Connecting to your audio equipment
(analogue or digital)
Depending on your audio equipment, you might have several options to connect your
Digital-Receiver.
Cable Receiver
to AC outlet
A
B
Audio equipment
Analogue
input
AUDIO
L
R
Digital
input
ANALOGUE CONNECTION (A)
Connect the L/R audio output sockets to the relevant L/R audio input sockets of your
audio equipment using a double CINCH cable (not supplied). Consult the user manual
of your audio equipment to locate the proper analogue audio inputs.
With this connection set up you can control the volume (up/down and mute) using
either your Digital-Receiver or audio equipment remote control.
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DIGITAL CONNECTION (B)
Connect the
audio output socket to the relevant digital audio input socket of
your audio equipment using a single CINCH cable (not supplied). Consult the user
manual of your audio equipment to locate the proper digital audio input.
With this connection set up you can only control the volume (up/down and mute)
using your audio equipment remote control; refer to the user manual of your audio
equipment.
EN
4.3 Connecting of a video projector to
watch digital TV
Connect the “TV” SCART socket of your Digital-Receiver to your video projector.
Video projectors are often fed with S-Video format video signals. If this is the case
with your projector, follow the instructions below for connection and installation:
1 Connect a SCART/S-Video adapter to the “TV” SCART of your receiver (not
supplied), and connect the adapter to the S-Video input of your video projector by
means of a S-Video cable.
2 Installation: refer to chapter 10.5.2 to change the “TV/VCR SCART output” setting
of your Digital-Receiver to S-VIDEO/PAL-CVBS.
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5 First installation
Your receiver is connected to the cable wall socket,TV
set and other equipment according to the diagrams in
chapter Quick installation.
1 Switch on your TV set and select a channel.
2 Plug your receiver into the mains.Wait for
approximately 20 seconds for the welcome screen
to appear.
3 Wait for a few seconds for the First installation
screen to appear.
EN
5.1 First installation settings
4 Set your favourite Language setting.
5 Set your TV display format.
6 Press OK to start scanning for channels.
5.2 Channel scan
During the scanning process, the following information
is reported on screen:
• number of TV and radio channels detected
• scanning progress, indicated as a percentage
• strength of the signal and the quality of reception.
Channel scan may take up to twenty minutes. If you press
EXIT during the scanning process, you interrupt the
scanning. In this case, none of the channels found are
stored.
When scanning has been successfully completed, a
completion message is displayed.
7 Press OK; a new screen appears indicating that a
search for new software is in progress.
8 Press EXIT to stop searching and tune the receiver
to the first channel in the main TV list.
Alternatively, wait for software detection, and then
proceed as described in paragraph 10.5.5.2.
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5.3 Search failure
In case of channel search failure a failure message is
displayed.
EN
Before starting a new scan
The following checks are recommended:
• antenna cable,
• antenna connection to your receiver (see chapter 4.1),
• number of channels available from your cable TV
supplier.
1 Press EXIT to return to the First installation screen.
2 Press OK to launch a new scan.
If the same failure message appears after a while, refer
to chapter Troubleshooting. Contact your cable TV
supplier if the problem remains.
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6 Day-to-day operation
6.1 Using Low Power mode
6.1.1 Your cable receiver is on.
- The front panel LED indicator is lit in green.
- To put your receiver in Low Power mode, press the
front panel
button: the LED indicator turns red
and power consumption drops to 2 W.
- To wake up your receiver from Low Power, press the
front panel
button: the LED indicator turns green
to indicate that the receiver is on.
EN
6.1.2 Your cable receiver is in standby
mode.
- The front panel LED indicator is lit in orange.
- To put your receiver in Low power mode, press the
front panel
button: the LED indicator remains
orange and power consumption drop to 2 W.
At this stage, if you press the P+ or P- key of the
remote control to wake up your receiver, the command
will be ignored because the receiver is in Low Power
mode.To wake up your receiver, first press the front
panel
button, and then press the P+ or P- key.
- To wake up your receiver from Low Power, press the
front panel
button.The LED indicator remains
orange to indicate standby mode. Press P+ or P- to
wake up your receiver.
6.2 Switching from watching
digital TV to listening to
digital radio
To switch your receiver from TV to RADIO and RADIO
to TV, press the TV/RADIO key.
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6.3 Changing channels while
watching digital TV or
listening to digital radio
6.3.1 Using number keys
EN
Dial a number using the remote control number keys to
select the corresponding channel.
6.3.2 Using P+/P- keys
- Press P+ to select the next channel in the current
channel list.
- Press P- to select the previous channel in the current
channel list.
- Alternatively, press t or y on the front panel.
6.3.3 Using channel lists
To select a channel from a channel list:
1 Press List to display the current channel list (either
the Main TV list or a bouquet list previously selected).
2 Press List repeatedly to switch to the list containing
the channel you want to select if need be.
3 Scroll to the channel you want to select using the
t or y key. Scroll from one page to another using
the white or blue remote control key.
4 Press OK to preview the selected channel on the
right hand side of the screen or listen to the
selected radio channel.
5 Press OK again to watch in full screen view.
6.4 PIN code
Child protection is a high priority. By entering your PIN
code, you can watch programmes that have been locked
for child protection at any time of the day or night without neglecting the issue of child protection. For a
programme to be passed for universal viewing, a
certificate is required by law from the FSK (Free Self
Control) on behalf of the State Child Protection
Authorities. For a locked programme to be broadcast, a
4-digit PIN code has to be entered.You receive your
PIN code together with your smart card.
Please note that this code is different from your
password (also called “system password”).
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The PIN code is used to access programmes to which a
maturity rating is assigned. Such programmes are
systematically locked so as to prevent unsuitable
audiences from watching them.When a maturity rating
is associated to the current programme, a specific icon
appears in the channel banner.
To view a locked programme, enter your PIN code
when prompted.
Keep your PIN code secret to prevent children from
using it.
EN
To modify your PIN code, refer to paragraph PIN-Code
Change.
6.5 Banner
icon description
alternate audio
language/format
An information banner is used to display information
about the current channel and programme. Each time
you change channel, the banner appears at the bottom
of the screen.
1 To display the banner anytime while watching digital
TV or listening to digital radio, press INFO.
2 For more info about the current programme while
the banner is on, press INFO a second time.
3 To close the banner, press INFO a third time.
current channel list
maturity rating locked
scrambled channel
locked channel
subtitles presence
teletext presence
AC-3 audio
OPT
Multifeed/NVOD
presence
6.6 Volume control
-/ +/
While watching digital TV or listening to digital radio:
- Press
- to decrease the volume.
- Press
+ to increase the volume.
- Press
to mute the sound and press
again to
de-mute.
Change of volume is signalled using a bargraph, while
audio mute is signalled with an icon.
6.7 Current programme
options
The OPT key is used to directly access the video content
selection, audio language, and subtitles language options.
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change the current programme options:
Press OPT to access the options screen.
Scroll to the desired option using the t or y key.
Set the desired setting using the u or i key.
Press OK to confirm and exit the screen.
By default, subtitles are disabled.
EN
6.8 Electronic Programme
Guide (EPG)
While watching digital TV or listening to digital radio:
1 Press the EPG key to open the EPG for the current
channel.The highlight is on the current programme.
2 Press INFO to display extended information for the
highlighted programme. Press INFO again to return
to normal view.
3 Press t or y to move the highlight to the previous
or next programme respectively.
Press the u or i key to view the previous or next
day programme list respectively.
Press P- or P+ to view the previous or next
channel programme list respectively.
4 Press OK to watch/listen to the selected
programme in full screen view.
EPG information has to be updated regularly. Updates
are performed automatically every time you turn your
receiver to standby.To allow for complete update of
EPG information, make sure you regularly put your
receiver in standby, for instance every night when you
stop watching digital TV or listening to digital radio. If
your EPG information is not completely updated, some
pieces of information may not be available, for instance,
you might get incomplete results when performing a
search. Please also note that EPG information will have
to be fully reloaded in case of power failure, or
network or content modification.
6.9 Recording timers
Recording timers are used to perform VCR or DVD
recordings.
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6.9.1 Set a timer from the EPG
6.9.1.1 Setting a timer on the programme you
are watching
1 Press EPG.
2 Press TIMER.
6.9.1.2 Setting a timer on a future programme
1
2
3
4
Press EPG.
Move to the programme you want to record.
Press TIMER.
Proceed as indicated in paragraph 10.1.
EN
6.9.2 Setting a timer via the Timer
Manager
Refer to paragraph 10.1.
6.9.3 Deleting an active timer
A timer is active. Recording is signalled by the front LED
lit in dimmed green in TV or Radio mode or dimmed
orange if your receiver is in standby.
To delete the active timer:
1 If your receiver is in standby, press P+, P-, or any
number key of the remote control.
2 Press the key sequence TIMER then 0.The LED is
no longer dimmed and you can change channels.
When a recording timer is active, you cannot change
digital channels, but you can switch to analogue TV
using the TV/STB key and zap through analogue channels.
6.9.4 Your receiver is blocked with
the front panel LED lit in
dimmed green or orange.
Your receiver is blocked because a timer is active.
Press the key sequence TIMER then 0 to delete the
timer and recover full control of your receiver.
6.10 Switching to analogue TV
The TV/STB key is used to switch between watching
digital channels through your receiver or watching
programmes through your TV set and standard analogue
channels.
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While watching digital TV or listening to digital radio:
- Press TV/STB to switch to analogue TV/VCR/DVD.
- Press TV/STB again to revert to digital TV or radio.
6.11 Viewing teletext
EN
Your receiver is not equipped with a teletext decoder.
To consult teletext pages, your TV set must be fitted
with teletext decoder and be connected to the “TV”
SCART socket of your receiver using the SCART cable
supplied. Refer to the user manual of your TV set to
check how to access teletext pages.
6.12 How do I reset my
receiver in case of
unstable or frozen
picture?
1 Press the
button on the receiver front panel for
at least 5 seconds.Your Preferences settings will not
be lost.
2 Release the button and wait for a stable front display
indication (i.e. LED either lit in orange for standby
mode or green for TV mode).You can then continue
with normal operation.
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7 Premiere features
Some Premiere channels include special features. On socalled “Options channels”, during sports broadcasts, you
can choose between different matches (e.g. Bundesliga
football), change audio soundtracks (e.g. stadium/
commentary) or choose between different camera
angles (Formula 1). Using the “Options channels” on the
PREMIERE DIREKT portal channels, you can also choose
the start time of your choice for the movie you're ordering.
EN
7.1 Premiere Multifeed
When multifeed options are available for the current
programme, the OPT icon is displayed in the channel
banner.
To select a multifeed option:
1 Press the yellow OPT key of the remote control to
open the Options screen.
2 Scroll to the option you want to set using the
t or y key.
3 Select the sports programme using the u or i key.
4 Press OK to confirm and exit the Options screen.
7.2 PREMIERE DIREKT
PREMIERE DIREKT presents various programmes at
various times that you can order individually. All the
information about the programmes on offer, prices and
the process of ordering is available from the PREMIERE
DIREKT portal.
Here is how you can watch the programmes you
ordered on PREMIERE DIREKT:
1 Press the yellow OPT key on the remote control to
open the Options screen.
2 Use the t or y key to place the cursor on the
picture selection.
3 Use the u or i key to select the movie at the
start time you want, e.g. D2 - 9.30pm.
4 Press OK to confirm and close the Options
window.
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8 Menu Tree
8.1 Menu tree
EN
Premiere menu
Pin Code change
Smart card
System
Scan
Display
Dolby Digital
Wake-up
Timer manager
Create a timer
Modify a timer
Cancel a timer from timer list
Channnel manager
List organisation
(activate or de-activate a TV or Radio channel list)
List editing
Channel pool
Settings
Display options (Banner duration/Transparency/
Channel number input latency/Timer warning
duration/Remote control configuration)
Language options
For parents
Decoder lock
Password Change
Advanced settings
TV settings (TV SCART output/VCR SCART
output/Dolby Digital/Recorder control/Default
volume on analogue audio)
System settings
Time settings
Factory settings
Decoder status
Channel search
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8.2 Menu navigation
8.2.1 Basics
While watching digital TV or listening to the radio:
- Press MENU to display the Main Menu.
- Press t or y to scroll up or down and select the
desired menu item.
- Press OK to display the corresponding sub items.
- Press the t or y key to move to the desired sub
item.
EN
Press MENU to close the menu and return to watching
TV.
8.2.2 Changing settings
Once you highlighted an adjustable item or sub item,
you can then access the values and make changes using
u or i to select an option and numerical keys to
enter numerical values.
To open a locked menu item (indicated by a
you will need to enter your PIN-Code.
icon),
8.2.3 Cancelling/storing changes
- Either press the EXIT key to exit the screen without
storing changes.
- Or press the OK key to validate changes and exit the
screen.
In both cases, the selection moves one step back in the
menu.
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9 Premiere Service Menu
EN
The Premiere Service Menu includes the following items:
o PIN-Code Change
o Smartcard
o System
o Scan
o Display
o Dolby Digital
o Wake-up channel
9.1 PIN-Code Change
This screen is used to modify your PIN-Code.
To modify your PIN-Code, follow the instructions
displayed on screen.
9.2 Smartcard
This screen is used to display information about your
smartcard.
9.3 System
This screen is used to display information about your
receiver, including the Serial Number and software
version.
9.4 Scan
This screen is used to view the date and results of the
last scan performed. It may also be used to launch a new
scan.
- Press the green colour key to scan the KDG network.
- Alternatively, press the yellow colour key to search
for All channels.
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9.5 Display
This screen is used to set the TV output signal
parameters.
1 Select values for the following:
• TV Screen Format: select 4: 3 or 16: 9
depending on your TV screen format
• Display Format: Letter Box, Centre cut-out, or
Auto
• TV SCART Output: default setting is RGB. Do
not modify it unless your TV does not support
RGB.
• AV Control: for proper operation, it is
recommended to keep this setting to ON.
2 Press EXIT to exit the screen.
EN
9.6 Dolby Digital
This screen is used to enable/disable automatic selection
of Dolby Digital sound.
When Dolby Digital is disabled, you can still get stereo
sound in digital format (PCM).
9.7 Wake-up channel
This screen is used to set the channel to be tuned at
the receiver wake-up. Default setting is channel 200.
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10 Setting your receiver
10.1 Timer Manager
EN
The Timer Manager is used to set, edit or delete:
• recording timers for the programmes you want to
record using your VCR or DVD recorder,
• reminders for the programmes you want to see in
the near future.
To be able to record a digital channel using a VCR
or DVD recorder, you must programme both
your recorder and receiver:
- You must set a timer on your receiver.
- You must also set a recording on the VCR or DVD
recorder (refer to the VCR or DVD recorder user
manual).
To avoid programming both your receiver and your
recorder, you may also use Easy Recording provided
this function is supported by your recorder. Refer to
paragraph 11.3.
To delete an existing timer:
1 Scroll to the timer you want to delete.
2 Press the red colour key to delete it from the timer
list.
3 Press OK to confirm deletion.
4 Press EXIT to exit the screen.
To set a new timer or edit an existing timer:
1 Scroll to the timer you want to edit and press OK
to select it from the timer list.
Alternatively, press the green colour key to set a
new timer.
2 Then set or modify the following:
• Mode: select TV or Radio service using the u
or ikey.
• Channel list: select the list to which the channel
you want to record belongs using the u or ikey.
• Channel: select the number of the channel on
which the programme you want to record is
broadcast using the u or ikey.
• Date: select a date using the numerical keys or the
u or ikey.
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• Start time: select a start time using the numerical
keys or the u or ikey to modify the default time
in steps of 1 hour.
• End Time: select an end time using the numerical
keys or the u or ikey to modify the default time
in steps of 1 hour.
• Timer Type: select Recording or Reminder
• Frequency: select Once for a single recording at
the selected time and date, Daily to record once
every day, Weekly to record once every week,
Monday to Friday, or Monday to Saturday
using the u or ikey.
5 Press OK to confirm, or EXIT to go back to the
timer list screen.
EN
When a recording timer is active, you cannot change
digital channels, but you can switch to analogue TV
using the TV/STB key and zap through analogue channels.
10.2 Channel Manager
During installation, a Main TV channel list and bouquet lists
are built up according to your cable TV supplier’s presets.
The Main TV or Radio list is made up of three sub-sets:
• a list you can customize according to your
preferences: channels 1 to 99 (this list is empty
after first installation)
• a list containing all Premiere channels if available:
channels 100 to 199
• a list containing all the channels found: from
channel 200 onwards.
The Channel Manager sub menu includes the following
items:
o List Organization
o List Editing
o Channel Pool
10.2.1 List Organization
This item is used to activate or de-activate bouquet lists.
1 Select TV or Radio channel lists using the
TV/RADIO key.
2 Scroll to the list you want to activate or de-activate
using the ty keys.
3 Press the red colour key to activate or de-activate
the list.
4 Press EXIT to confirm and exit.
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10.2.2 List Editing
EN
This item is used to customize the editable part of the
Main TV list (channels 1 to 99).
1 Set criteria for the channels you want to Add or
Remove/Reorder:
• Mode: TV or Radio depending on the type of
channels you want
• Channel List: Main TV, which is the only
editable list
• Set the Modification feature you want to use:
Add Channels or Remove/Reorder Channels
• In case you selected Add Channels, you must
also define the channel pool from which you want
to add channels by setting values for the following:
o Channel Pool: channel properties you want
to use as filtering criteria
o Sort: list ordering method
2 Press OK to access the next screen. It may take a
few seconds for this screen to appear.
To add channels to the editable part of the Main
TV list (Add Channels):
1 Scroll to the channel you want to add using the
ty keys.
2 Press OK to add the channel to the list.
3 Repeat this operation as needed.
4 Press EXIT to exit the screen.
To remove channels from the editable part of
the Main TV list (Remove/Reorder Channels):
1 Press the red colour key to remove all channels
from the list.
2 Alternatively, scroll to the channel you want to
remove using the ty keys.
3 Press OK to remove the channel. Deletion is
immediate.
To reorder channels in the editable part of the
Main TV list (Remove/Reorder Channels):
1 Scroll to the channel you want to move using the
ty keys.
2 Press the yellow colour key to enable reordering, as
indicated by the presence of the double arrow.
3 Move the channel to the desired position using the
ty keys.
4 Press OK to confirm.
5 Repeat this operation as needed.
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10.2.3 Channel Pool
This item is used to lock or unlock channels.
When zapping through the channel lists, locked channels
will be signalled using a lock icon and protected by
PIN-Code.
The PIN code is a 4-digit code used to prevent access
to inappropriate Premiere programmes (parental control).
To set the channel pool:
1 Select values for the following:
• Mode:TV or Radio depending on the type of
channels you want to manage
• Channel Pool: channel properties to be used as
filtering criteria
• Sort: list ordering method
2 Press OK to access the next screen. It may take a
few seconds for this screen to appear.
EN
To lock or unlock a particular channel:
1 Scroll to the channel you want to lock or unlock.
2 Press the yellow colour key to lock it. A
mark
appears, indicating that the channel is locked.
3 Alternatively, press the yellow colour key to unlock
a locked channel.
4 Repeat this operation as needed.
5 Press EXIT to exit the screen.
10.3 Settings
Settings is used to set:
o Display options
o Language options
10.3.1 Display options
This screen is used to set display options according to
your preferences.
1 Select values for the following:
• Banner Duration: select a banner display duration,
from 2 to 8 seconds using the u or i key.
• Banner Transparency: select On to enable
banner transparency.
• Channel Number Input Latency: select the
time lapse after which a number key press is taken
into account, from 1 to 5 using the u or i key.
• Timer Warning Duration: select a banner
display duration, from 15 seconds to 5 minutes
using the u or i key.
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• Remote control configuration: 39 (default
factory setting) or 38 (alternative setting). Carefully
follow the instructions displayed on-screen. Once
you have changed this setting, the remote no
longer operates the receiver.Then you have two
minutes to change the configuration of your
remote control as described in paragraph 11.2.
2 Press OK once you have changed your remote
control setting.
10.3.2 Language options
This screen is used to set language options according to
your preferences.
1 Select values for the following:
• On-Screen Language: select a language for onscreen display
• Audio Language: select your audio language
• Subtitles: select On, If audio not available, Hard of
hearing for special subtitles for deaf or Hard of
Hearing viewers, or Off to disable subtitles.
• Subtitles Language: select subtitles language.
2 Press OK confirm.
10.4 For Parents
This screen is used to enable Parental Lock and change
your receiver password.
The password is a 4-digit code used to lock channels
and features of the receiver.This code is different from
the PIN code, which is a 4-digit code used to prevent
access to inappropriate Premiere programmes.
To enable Parental Lock:
- Select Yes to enable Parental Lock.
- Alternatively, select No to disable Parental Lock.
Additionally, you may modify your receiver password
from this screen.
To modify your receiver password:
1 Press the red colour key to access the Password
Change feature.
2 Enter your current password.
If you have never changed your password, enter
1234 (factory setting).
3 Enter your new password using number keys. Note that
your password cannot be made up of identical digits.
1911 must not be used as a password!
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4 Enter your new password again to confirm.
5 Press EXIT.
10.5 Advanced settings
The Settings sub menu menu includes the following items:
o TV Settings
o System Settings
o Country & Time Settings
o Factory settings
o Decoder Status
EN
10.5.1 TV Settings
This screen is used to set aspect ratio settings.
1 Select values for the following:
• TV screen format: default setting is 4:3. If you
have a 16:9 screen TV, change this setting to 16:9
for optimal viewing.
• Display format: set the way the video is
transformed in case the broadcast aspect ratio is
16:9 your TV aspect ratio is 4:3.
2 Press OK to confirm.
Aspect TV screen format = 4:3
Display
ratio broadcast format = 16:9
format
LetterBox
full picture with black bars at the
top and bottom
Centre Cut Out picture cut-out on the left and right
10.5.2 System Settings
This screen is used to set your receiver audio/video
output settings.
1 Select values for the following:
• TV/VCR SCART Output: select the SCART
output format supported by your TV set and VCR
(refer to your TV and VCR user manual for more
information)
• Dolby Digital: select Yes to enable Dolby Digital
sound
If you enable Dolby Digital sound, make sure you
use the digital audio output (no signal on the
analogue outputs).
• Video/DVD Recorder Control: select the recording
control feature your recorder supports (refer to
your recorder user manual for more information)
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• TV Audio: select Stereo or Mono depending the
audio output format of your TV
• VCR Audio: select Stereo or Mono depending
the audio output format of your VCR
• Default Volume: indicate the volume level to be
set as default at turn-on.
2 Press OK to confirm.
10.5.3 Time Settings
EN
This screen is used to set the local time offset with
respect to actual local time retrieved from the network.
The offset setting is updated automatically.
1 Select the appropriate Time Offset with respect to
GMT time.
2 Press OK to confirm and exit the screen, or EXIT
to exit without storing the changes.
10.5.4 Factory settings
This item is used to reset your receiver to the factory
settings.
1 Press OK to reset your receiver to the factory
settings.
2 When prompted, press the red colour key to
confirm you want to reset the receiver.
10.5.5 Decoder Status
The Decoder Status sub menu menu includes the
following items:
o System Information
o Software Upgrade
10.5.5.1 System Information
This screen is used to display information about your
receiver, including the Serial Number and software
version.
You can also access this screen via the PREMIERE
menu.
10.5.5.2 Decoder Upgrade
This item is used for software upgrades. Select it to
check the current software version as well as launch a
search for new software. After a few seconds, the
Software Upgrade screen indicates whether new
software is available.
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- Press EXIT to exit the screen in case no new
software is available.
In case software is available, you are offered three options:
- Press the green colour key to choose to upgrade
your receiver immediately, and then press OK to
launch new software installation.
- Or press the yellow colour key to choose to upgrade
your receiver later, and then press OK to confirm
your choice. New software installation takes place as
soon as you set your receiver to standby.
- Or press the red colour key to refuse to upgrade your
receiver and return to the Decoder status sub menu.
After successful software installation, a confirmation
message is displayed. In case of installation failure, a
failure message is displayed, indicating that a new
installation attempt will take place as soon as you set
your receiver to standby. In both cases, press OK to
exit the upgrade process.
EN
You can also launch a search for new software from the
screen described above using the red colour key.
10.6 Channel Search
This item is used to search for new channels.
It is recommended not to change the predefined settings:
• Start frequency: 306 MHz
• Stop frequency: 442 MHz
• Constellation: Auto
• Band width: 8000 KHz
Press OK to start searching for new channels.
During the scanning process, the following information
is reported on screen:
• the number of TV and Radio channels found,
• the scanning progress, indicated as a percentage,
• the strength of the signal and the quality of reception.
If you press EXIT during the scanning process, you
interrupt the scanning. In this case, none of the
channels found are stored.
When scanning is successfully completed, a completion
message is displayed as well as the number of channels
detected.
Press OK to tune the receiver according to the Wakeup channel setting.
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11 Other settings
11.1 Restoring factory settings
EN
1 Press MENU, then 6, and then 4.
2 Press the red colour key.
If you restore the factory settings of your receiver, you lose all the settings you
stored previously and have to restart from first installation.
To restore your receiver factory settings, refer to paragraph 10.5.4.
11.2 Changing the remote control
configuration
If you have other items of equipment in your home and the remote control of the
Philips receiver interferes with them, you can change the setting of the remote
control. For this you must change the setting of both your receiver and remote
control.
11.2.1 To change the setting of your receiver
Refer to paragraph 10.3.1.
11.2.2 To change the configuration of your remote control:
1 Simultaneously press number keys 1 and 3 and hold them for at least 3 seconds.
2 Simultaneously release the two keys.
3 Enter the new setting within the next 60 seconds:
• 5 for alternative setting corresponding to setting 38
• 1 for the default factory setting corresponding to setting 39.
4 Press OK.
If the batteries are removed while a key is being pressed, the default factory setting
(39) is restored.
11.3 VCR/DVD Recorder Control
11.3.1 Connecting your receiver for Video/DVD Recorder
Control
Recorder control allows automatic recording without requiring you to programme
your VCR or DVD recorder. All you need to do is set a recording timer for your VCR
or DVD recorder to start/stop recording.
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Prior to setting this feature:
1 Consult the user manual of your VCR or DVD recorder to check if and how
recorder control is supported. Most Philips VCR and DVD recorders support one
of the two recorder control options, i.e. Prepare Record and Record Link.
2 Check that your TV and VCR or DVD are both fitted with two SCART sockets.
3 Incorporate your receiver in your existing installation as described below:
to AC outlet
EN
Cable Receiver
Supplied
Cable Wall socket
TV set
VCR/DVD
EXT 2
EXT 1
ANT IN
EXT 2
ANT OUT
EXT 1
Supplied
• Connect the cable from the cable wall socket to the “RF In” socket of your
Digital-Receiver.
• Connect the “TV” SCART socket of your Digital-Receiver to the EXT1 SCART
socket of your TV using the SCART lead supplied with your Digital-Receiver.
• Connect the “VCR/DVD” SCART socket of your Digital-Receiver to the EXT2
SCART socket of your VCR (called “IN” or “DECODER”) using a SCART lead.
• Connect the EXT1 SCART socket of your VCR (called “OUT”) to the EXT2
SCART socket of your TV using a SCART lead.
4 Plug all your equipment, excluding your Digital-Receiver, into the mains.
Read section Quick installation to proceed with the channel scan if not already done.
With this connection set up:
- You can watch digital TV while you record analogue TV.
- You can watch analogue TV while you record digital TV.
- You can record the digital TV channel you are watching.
Some VCR or DVD recorders need to be in standby to use the Prepare Record or
Record link feature. Refer to your VCR or DVD user manual.
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11.3.2 Digital-Receiver and VCR or DVD settings
Depending on your VCR or DVD brand and type, set the Video/DVD Recorder
Control setting of your Digital-Receiver to Prepare Record or Record Link. Refer
to your VCR or DVD user manual, or try the two options to find out which is most
suitable.
Set your VCR or DVD to “Prepare Record” or “Record Link” to allow control by your
Digital-Receiver.
EN
11.3.3 Recording with the VCR/DVD Recorder Control
feature
Your Digital-Receiver,TV and VCR or DVD are connected and set according to
paragraph 11.1.
You have set a timer on your Digital-Receiver.
At timer start, your VCR or DVD starts recording, and at timer end it stops recording
under the control of your Digital-Receiver.You no longer need VCR or DVD
programming to record digital TV channels.
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12 Troubleshooting
Please be aware that new software may change the functionality of your receiver.
Should you experience any difficulties with the operation of the receiver, please consult the
relevant section of this manual, including this Troubleshooting section. If the problem
cannot be solved, call your dealer or a customer service adviser.
EN
Problem
The LED on the front panel
does not light up.
Possible cause
Faulty power supply
Action
Check that the power cord with
AC adapter is correctly connected.
Disconnect this cord and reconnect
it to ensure it is in place.
Check that the power is available at
the wall socket.
No sound or picture but the
front panel LED is lit in red.
Receiver in “low power”
Press
on the front panel.
No sound or picture but the
Receiver is in standby
front panel LED is lit in orange.
Press P+, P-, or any number key of
the remote control.
No sound or picture but the
front panel LED lit in green.
Check the connections at the wall
socket and receiver.
Poor signal
Check signal quality using the Scan
item of the Premiere menu.
Receiver in TV mode
Press TV/STB on the remote
control once or twice.
Poor SCART connections
Check the SCART connections.
The remote control does not
operate your receiver.
Make sure the receiver is on.
Make sure you are pointing the remote
control at the receiver front panel.
Check the batteries in your remote control.
Check that the receiver and remote
control configurations match: refer
to paragraph 11.2.2.
You have changed your remote
control batteries.
The picture appears frozen
and the remote control does
not operate your receiver.
On-screen display working
but there is no reception
88
Try setting your remote control
again as described in paragraph 11.2.
Press
on the receiver front
panel for at least 5 seconds.Your
settings will not be lost. Release the
button and wait for the LED to
turn either red for “low power”,
orange for standby, or green for TV
mode respectively.You can then
continue with normal operation.
Poor reception/signal
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Possible cause
Faulty connections
Action
Check all connections and cable.
Check signal quality from the Scan
item of the Premiere menu.
The picture is not sharp and
on-screen text is difficult to
read.
TV SCART output format not
set to RGB
Change the TV SCART Output
setting to RGB from the System
Settings screen. Refer to
paragraph 10.5.2.
TV SCART not connected to the Refer to your TV user manual.
RGB capable SCART socket of
your TV set.
Inappropriate SCART cable
The picture on some
The broadcast is probably in
channels seems to have been wide screen and the receiver
stretched or squashed.
settings may not be correct.
Even if you use the number
keys, you cannot access a
particular channel.
EN
Use the SCART cable supplied with
your receiver.
Check the receiver TV screen
format setting, following the
information in paragraph 10.5.1. If you
have a wide screen TV, you may also
need to check the settings on your TV.
The parental lock has been
Enter your password to access the
activated on this channel and a
channel or remove it as a locked
message asks for your password. channel.
Your subscription rights do not
include this channel
Select another channel.
There is no channel corresponding
to this number.
You set a timer but did not
record what you wanted.
The order of the channels
has changed.
The recorder was set incorrectly. Make sure that your recorder is set for
the same time as your Digital-Receiver.
The recorder was not
programmed.
Make sure you have programmed
your recorder.
They have been re-arranged as
described in paragraph 10.2.2.
Refer to this chapter to change the
order again.
You have forgotten your
password
From the main menu, press 5 to go
to the For Parents screen.When
prompted, enter the following 4-digit
code: 1911.Then enter 1234 as your
current password, and proceed as
described in paragraph 10.4.
You have forgotten your
KDG or Premiere PIN-Code.
Depending on your smart card,
either call the KDG Call Centre on:
0180/xxx xx xx for Germany
01/xxxxx xxx for Austria
or call the Premiere Call Centre on:
0180/551 00 00 for Germany
01/49166 200 for Austria
For problems that are not related to KDG or Premiere channels or the KDG or Premiere
smart card, but rather due to your receiver, call the Philips Call Centre on 0180/500 75 31*
from Germany, or 0820 400 039* from Austria.
* open 7 days from 08.00 to 23.00 - 0.12 Euros/min
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13 Technical specifications
This product complies with the following European Directives: 95/47/EC and 2002/21/EC.
Video decoding
EN
- MPEG-2 DVB compliant up to
MP@ ML
- Video bit rate: up to 15 Mbit/sec
- Video format: 4:3 with options for
16:9 broadcast, Pan & Scan, Letter
box, 16:9
- Resolution:
up to 720x576 pixels
- Software upgrade via: Cable
network, Serial interface
- Eco mode consumption: <2 W
- Dolby Digital audio output
Application system resources
Processor: 200 MHz
SDRAM - CPU/Video-Graphics:32 MB
Flash - Data/Code: 4 MB
EEPROM: 8 kB
Ease of Installation
Reception-Demodulation
- Automatic channel installation
- Automatic channel list update
- Up to 1000 channels
- Bouquet auto-installation including
Premiere (network dependant)
- Demodulation:
Type: QAM
Constellation: 16, 32, 64, 128, 256
- Symbol rate range (MS/s):
3 to 6.9
- Channel bandwidth (MHz): 8
- RF input
Frequency range (MHz):
47 to 862
Input level range (dBµV):
44 to 75 in 64 QAM
51 to 75 in 256 QAM
Return loss (dB): ≥ 10
Noise figure (dB): 9.5
- RF loop-through:
Frequency range (MHz):
47 to 862
Audio decoding
- MPEG layer I / II
- Dolby Digital
- Multi-channel down-mixing
Ease of Use
- Channel list editing for
personalised installation (delete,
add, move)
- Bouquet selection
- Full remote control
- 7 days EPG (network dependant)
- Automatic recording via:Timer
programming in EPG Easy
recording for Philips VCR and
DVD-R
- Now & Next program monitoring
Operation/Features
- TV & Radio modes
- Reception of Pay TV for: Channels
on KDG cable network, Premiere
programmes on private or KDG
cable network.
- Subtitles
- Parental lock with password
- Audio mode: Mono, Stereo
- Menu-controlled installation and
operation
- 8 event Timers/Reminders
- Automatic VCR to TV SCART
bypass for audio L/R + CVBS or
RGB video signals
De-scrambling
Embedded Type:
DVB compliant
Smart card reader: 1 for CA
CA system: Nagravision
Note: a subscription is required to
watch Premiere and other Pay TV
programmes.
Record" mode is activated
- Audio outputs
L/R output:Volume controlled
analogue audio
Coaxial SPDIF: AC3 or PCM
- Serial interface: hidden (for service
only)
- IR interface
Cinch: for future use
Accessories
- AC/DC power adapter
- Remote control type
RC19336005/01
- Batteries: 2 x 1.5V type AA/R06
- User manual
- Worldwide Guarantee booklet
- SCART lead
- RF coaxial cable
Miscellaneous
- Temperature range (°C)
Operating: +10 to 40
Storage: -25 to +70
- Mains: 230 V ~ +/-10%: 50 Hz
- Maximum power consumption (W):
Running mode: 10
Passive standby: 9
Eco mode: 2
- Weight (Kg): 0.5
Including packaging: 1.2
- Dimensions (mm):
Product: 240x150x45
Packaging: 341 x 245 x 65
Multi-language
- Menu: English, German
- User Manual: English, German
Connections
- RF connections
input: IEC 169-2 female/75 Ohm
output: IEC 169-2 male/75 Ohm
- TV SCART
Output: CVBS, Controlled audio
L/R, RGB/Fast blanking, Slow
blanking
- VCR SCART
Input: CVBS, Slow blanking, Audio
L/R, RGB/Fast blanking
Output: CVBS, Audio L/R, Slow
blanking during timer if "Prepare
This product complies
with the following
European Directives:
- 73/23/EEC
- 93/68/EEC
- 89/336/EEC
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S. patents and other intellectual property
rights. Use of this copyright protection technology must be authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for home and other
limited viewing uses only unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision. Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
Due to continued product improvements, this information is subject to change without notice.
"Dolby" and the double D symbol
are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Manufactured under license from
Dolby Laboratories.
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