User manual
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1. INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing this Energy™ TDT HD 3 . First of all, welcome to the Energy HD DVB-T
receivers world. The following sections provide an overview of your new device and its basics
features. Please read everything carefully before start using the product.
2. Important Safety Instructions
To ensure your safety and the safety of others, please ensure that you read all the safety information before operating this product.
Keep this information in a safe place for future reference.
This symbol indicates that this product incorporates double insulation between hazardous
mains voltage and user accessible parts.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose your TDT HD 3 to rain or
moisture.
Safety Considerations.
≥≥ Position the cables so that they cannot be walked on or pinched by items placed on or against
them.
≥≥ Do not remove the cover or back. There are no user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to
qualified personnel.
≥≥ Do not expose your TDT HD 3 to water (dripping or splashing).
≥≥ No objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the unit.
≥≥ Keep the product away from direct sunlight and heat source such as radiators or stoves.
≥≥ Do not place the product on unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table. The unit may fall,
resulting in possible damage or injury.
≥≥ Do not let the device drop or shock.
≥≥ Only use the AC adapter included with product. Using any other adapter will void your warranty.
≥≥ We recommend you to unplug the power from the outlet when the unit is not in use.
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Ventilation
The slots and openings on the set top box are for ventilation. Do not cover or block them as it may
cause overheating. NEVER let children push anything into the holes or slots on the case.
Servicing
There are no user serviceable parts in this DVB-T receiver.
Battery Disposal
Please ensure batteries are disposed of safely.
Never dispose of batteries in a fire or with other household waste.
Check with your local authority for disposal regulations.
Cleaning
ALWAYS turn off your TDT HD 3 before cleaning it.
Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
Clean your TDT HD 3 with a soft, damp (not wet) cloth.
TDT HD 3 handling and care
Place the product in a well-ventilated area
Don’t install it in the cold or under direct sunlight
Leave a minimum 10cm gap all around the product
Do not disassemble, repair,
or reorganize the product
Don’t place cups with water or other liquids
on the top of the product
Don’t place objects on the top of the product
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3. General
View 2
3
4
5
3.1. front Panel
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2
1. STANDBY INDICATOR: Used to visually show power state of the set top box, the green LED will be
light if turned on the set top box and the red LED will be light if the set top box entered standby mode.
2. REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR: Used to receive the signal from the remote control.
3.2. side Panel
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3. USB CONNECTOR: Used to connect an external device, play files or make MPEG-2 DVB-T
broadcasting recordings.
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3.3. REAR Panel
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2
3
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4
2
3
5
4
1.
2.
3.
4.
5
RF IN: This socket connects to your external aerial.
COAXIAL: This output connects to 1a coaxial2 socket on your surround sound system.
HDMI OUT: This output connects to a HDMI in device.
SCART OUT: This output connects to your TV. 1
Note: There is no video output from SCART if the HDMI output
is2connected to the TV.
5. DC IN 5V: Used to connect the 5V DC adapter.
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4. REMOTE CONTROL
Button descriptions
1.
2.
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4.
1
5.
2
6.
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PVR
STANDBY
REC
LIST
MUTE
15
EPG
INFO
TTX
16
3
4
17
18
19
AUDIO
SUBTITLE
CH+
5
MENU
EXIT
OK
VOL-
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1
8
CH-
FAVOURITE
2
6
7
VOL+
TV/RADIO
3
9
RECALL
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4
5
10
6
GOTO
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23
24
25
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7
8
9
0
REV
FWD
PREV
NEXT
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
REPEAT
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12
13
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Note: The TEXT, SUBTITLES, AUDIO availability
depends on the broadcasting channels.
MUTE: Mute or restore audio output.
INFO: Displays additional channel information.
TTX: Displays Teletext information.
SUBTITLE: Selects subtitles language.
EXIT: Exits the current menu or returns to the previous menu.
OK: Confirms an entry or selection. Displays the list of
channels.
7. VOL+ / VOL-: Navigates through the menus. Increases or
decreases volume.
8. TV/RADIO: Switches from TV function to Radio function and
from Radio to TV.
9. RECALL: Used to switch between the last two viewed
channels.
10. GOTO: Jumps to a desired playback time.
11. PREV: Skips to the previous track during media playback and
skips to the previous channel during DTV playback.
12. NEXT: Skips to the next track during media playback and
skips to the next channel during playing DTV playback.
13. REPEAT: Selects repeat mode or turns it off.
14. STOP: Stops media playback.
15. STANDBY: Switch the device to on or standby mode.
16. EPG (Electronic Program Guide): Turns the program guide on.
17. AUDIO: Selects an audio track or audio mode.
18. CH+ / CH-: Navigates through the menus. Selects the next or
previous channel.
19. MENU: Displays the main menu.
20. FAVOURITE: Displays the favourites channels menu.
21. 0-9 (Numeric Buttons): Selects a channel or setting.
22. FWD: Searches forwards during media playback.
23. REV: Searches backwards during media playback.
24. PLAY: Starts or resumes media playback.
25. PAUSE: Pauses media playback.
26. COLOUR BUTTONS: Operate different function in TEXT
screen.
27. LIST: Show the recorded programs list.
28. REC: Record the program manually.
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Installing the Batteries
Remove the battery cover from the remote control and put 2xAAA size batteries inside the
compartment. The following diagram shows the correct way to insert batteries.
1. Open the cover
O
PE
2. Install batteries
3. Close the cover
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CL
O
SE
≥≥ Keep batteries out of reach of children. If someone swallows a coin cell or battery must receive
immediate medical attention.
≥≥ Do not attempt to reactivate the batteries using heat, loading, or by other means. Never dispose
of batteries in fire, or disassemble or short circuit. Replace batteries at least once a year to
avoid spillage.
≥≥ Replace both batteries at the same time and replace them with the same type.
≥≥ When not using the remote control for a long time, remove the batteries
Using the remote control
To use the remote control, point it towards to the IR receiver.
The remote control has a range of 7 metres from the receiver at an angle of 60 degrees.
30+
30-
The remote control will not work if the way to the receiver is blocked.
Sunlight or other very strong light will decrease the sensitivity of the remote control.
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5. CONNECTIONs
Caution: Make sure to check the voltage specification of the wall outlet is the same rating with the
receiver. To prevent the risk of electric shock, do not open the cover or the back of the receiver.
5.1. CONNECTING TDT HD 3 TO a TV
ANT IN
CV BS
LR
OR
HDMI
RF IN
COAXIAL
HDMI OUT
SCART OUT
Adapter
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5V
5.2. CONNECTING TDT HD 3 TO AUXILIARY DEVICES
RF IN
CoaXial
HdMi oUt
sCart oUt
5V
Adapter
CoaXial Cable
CoaXial
aMpliFiCador digital
Note: When connecting the receiver to other equipment (e.g. TV, VCR and amplifier), make sure to
refer to relevant user manual for instruction. Also, make sure you disconnect all the equipments
from the mains supply before the connection.
After all connections have been made properly, you are ready to use your TDT HD 3 . Switch on TV
and make sure the receiver is connected to the Main Power. Press STANDBY button to switch the
receiver on.
6. FIRST TIME INSTALLATION
If you are using the receiver for the first time or restored to Factory Default, the Main Menu will
appear on your TV screen.
1. Select [OSD Language] and press RIGHT/LEFT key to select a language.
2. Select [Country] and press RIGHT/LEFT key to select your country of residence.
3. Select [Channel Search] and press RIGHT or OK key to begin Automatic channel search.
4. Once channel tuning is complete, you are now ready to watch TV.
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7. BASIC OPERATION
7.1. Program Settings
To access the Menu, press the MENU button and select
[Program]. The Menu provides options to adjust the
Program Settings. Select an option and press OK or
RIGHT to adjust that setting. Press the EXIT button to
exit the Menu.
7.1.1. PROGRAM EDIT
To edit your program preferences (lock, skip, favourite,
move or delete), you will need to enter the Program Edit
Menu. This Menu requires a password to access. Enter
the default password '000000'.
SET FAVOURITE PROGRAM:
You can create a shortlist of favourite programs that you can easily access.
Set Favourite TV or Radio program:
1. Select the preferred program, and then press the FAVOURITE button. A heart-shaped symbol
will appear and the program is marked as a favourite.
2. Repeat the previous step to select more Favourite programs.
3. To confirm and exit the Menu, press the EXIT key.
Disable favourite TV or Radio Program:
Press the FAVOURITE button on the Remote Control with the heart-shaped symbol.
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View Favourite Program
1. Press the Favourite button and the Favourite Menu will appear.
2. Press UP/DOWN to select your Favourite Programs.
3. Press OK to select your favourite program.
Delete a TV or Radio Program
1. Select the Program and then press the BLUE button. A message will appear. Press OK to delete
the program.
2. Repeat the previous step to select more programs to delete.
Skip TV or Radio Program
1. Select the program you would like to skip and press the GREEN button. A skip symbol is
displayed. The program is marked as a skip.
2. Repeat the previous step to select more programs.
3. To confirm and exit the menu, press EXIT key.
Disable a skip TV or Radio program:
Press the GREEN button on the skip program with the skip symbol.
Move a TV or Radio Program
1. Select the preferred program then press the RED button. A move symbol will appear.
2. Press UP/DOWN to move the program.
3. Press OK to confirm.
4. Repeat the above steps to move more channels.
Lock Program
You can lock selected programs for restricted view.
Lock a TV or Radio Program:
1. Select the preferred program then press the YELLOW button. A lock shaped symbol is displayed. The program is now marked as locked.
2. Repeat the previous step to select more programs.
3. To confirm and exit the menu, press the EXIT button.
4. Press the YELLOW button to disable the locked program.
5. To view the locked program, you will be require to enter either the default password '000000'
or your last set password.
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7.1.2. EPG (Electronic program guide)
The EPG is an on-screen TV guide that shows scheduled programs seven days in advance. Press the EPG
button on the Remote Control to access the guide.
You can use the UP/DOWN key to select the
preferred program. If there is more than one page of
information, use the BLUE button for page up and the
YELLOW button for page down.
Note: The availability of EPG information depends on the broadcasting channel.
7.1.3. SORT
Sort your channels from the following options:
1. [LCN] - Sort the channels in ascending order.
2. [Name] - Sort the channels in alphabetical order.
3. [Service ID] - Sort the channels according to the order predetermined by the user.
7.1.4. LCN (Logical channel number)
LCN adjusts the number that identifies the channel, used in some Europeans countries such as UK
or France.
7.2. VIDEO SETTINGs
To access the Menu, press MENU then select [Picture].
The Menu provides options to adjust the video settings.
Press UP/DOWN to select an option and press RIGHT/
LEFT to adjust that setting. Press EXIT to exit the menu.
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7.2.1. Aspect Ratio
You must set the display format to either 4:3 PanScan, 4:3 Letter Box,16:9. Full Screen or 4:3 Full,
16:9 Pillar Box, 16:9 PanScan Auto to get the maximum display when watching TV.
≥≥ 4:3 LB (LetterBox): Typically for wide screen content on convencional 4:3 TV with black bars
above and below the picture.
≥≥ 4:3 PS (PanScan): Typically for wide screen content on convencional 4:3 TV with left and right
edges cropped.
≥≥ 16:9: Typically for wide screen 16:9 TV.
7.2.2. Resolution
If the video is not displayed correctly, change the settings. This option is to match the most common
configuration for HDMI.
[480i]: For NTSC system TV.
[480p]: For NTSC system TV.
[576i]: For PAL system TV.
[576p]: For PAL system TV.
[720p]: For NTSC or PAL system TV. [1080i]: For NTSC or PAL system TV.
[1080p]: 50 Hz.
7.2.3. TV Format
If the video does not appear correctly, you need to change the settings. This should match the most
common setting for TVs in your country.
[NTSC]: for NTSC system TV.
[PAL]: for PAL system TV.
7.3. CHANNEL SEARCH
To access the menu, press MENU and select [Search
Channel]. The Menu provides options to adjust the
Channel Search settings.
Select an option and press RIGHT/LEFT to adjust the
settings.
Press EXIT to exit the Menu.
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7.3.1. Auto Search:
Search and install all channels automatically. This
option overwrites all preset channels.
1. Select [Auto Search] and press OK or RIGHT to start
channel search.
2. To cancel channel search, press EXIT.
7.3.2. Manual Search:
Install new channels manually. This option adds new channels without changing the current channels list.
1. Select [Manual Search] then press OK or RIGHT. The
channel search screen will appear.
2. Press the RIGHT/LEFT key to select the channel
frequency.
3. Press OK to start searching channels If a channel
is found, it is saved and added to the channels list. If
channels can’t be found, then exit the menu.
7.3.3. Country
Select the country of residence.
7.4. TIME SETTINGS
To access the Menu, press MENU then select [Time].
The Menu provides options to adjust the time settings.
Press UP/DOWN to select an option and press RIGHT/
LEFT to adjust the setting. Press EXIT to exit the menu.
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7.4.1. Time Offset
Select auto or manual for GMT offset adjustments.
7.4.2. Country Region
Select the Country Region when [Time Offset] is set to Auto.
7.4.3. Time Zone
Select the Time Zone Offset when [Time Offset] is set to Manual.
7.4.4. Auto Power Off
This option activates the power saving mode. If you select the option "On (3 hours)" the device will
power off after three hours of inactivity.
7.5. OSD OPTIONS
To configure the OSD menu, press the menu button and
select the OPTION icon. The menu provides options to
configure the language, the subtitle and audio language.
Click the buttons of up/down to select an option and
press the right/left to adjust the settings. Click EXIT to
exit the menu.
7.5.1. OSD Language
Select an OSD language.
7.5.2. Audio Language
Select the preferred audio language for watching TV channels.
If the language is not available, the default program language will be used.
7.5.3. Subtitle Language
Select the preferred subtitle language.
7.5.4. Digital Audio
Select digital audio output mode.
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7.6. SYSTEM SETTING
To access the Menu, press MENU and select [System].
The menu provides options to adjust the system
settings.
Press the UP/DOWN key to select an option and press
RIGHT/LEFT to adjust the setting.
Press EXIT to exit the Menu.
7.6.1. Parental Guidance
You can restrict access to channels that are unsuitable for children. To restrict/lock the channel
you will need to enter either the default password '000000' or your own password.
7.6.2. Set Password
Set or change the password for locked programs. Enter your old password or the default password
'000000'. You will then be asked to enter your new password. To confirm re-enter your new
password. Once it is confirmed, press EXIT to exit the Menu.
7.6.3. Factory Default
Reset your Set Top Box to the Default Factory Settings.
In Main Menu select [Factory Default] and press OK or RIGHT to select. Enter your password or the
default password '000000' and press OK to confirm. This option will delete all preset channels and
settings.
7.6.4. Information
View model, hardware and software information.
7.6.5. Software update
Refer to the section 9 of this manual.
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7.7. USB
To access the Menu, press the MENU button and
select [USB] using the RIGHT/LEFT keys. The menu
provides options to playback Music, Photo, Video and
Multimedia files.
The unit will support USB devices with FAT32 and NTFS
file system.
7.7.1. MULTIMEDIA
From the multimedia menu you can access information
stored in an external device connected via USB. When a
USB devices is attached you can select from the Music,
Photo, Movie or PVR options in this menu using the
RIGHT/LEFT keys and OK to select. If a USB device is
not connected, the warning message "No USB device is
Found" will appear.
7.7.2. Photo configure
Slide Time
≥≥ Adjust slide show interval to 1~8 seconds.
Slide Mode
≥≥ Adjust slide show effect as mode 0~59 or random.
Aspect Ratio
≥≥ Keep: displays the picture as its original aspect.
≥≥ Discard: displays the picture in full screen mode.
7.7.3. Movie Configure
Subtitle Specific
≥≥ [Small]: Displays the subtitle as small mode.
≥≥ [Normal]: Displays the subtitle as normal mode.
≥≥ [Big]: Displays the subtitle as big mode.
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Subtitle BG
≥≥ [White]: Displays the subtitle in white background.
≥≥ [Transparent]: Displays the subtitle in transparent background.
≥≥ [Grey]: Displays the subtitle in grey background.
≥≥ [Yellowgreen]: Displays the subtitle in yellowgreen background.
Subtitle Font Color
≥≥ Red]: Displays Subtitle in red font.
≥≥ [Blue]: Displays Subtitle in blue font.
≥≥ [Green]: Displays Subtitle in green font.
≥≥ [White]: Displays Subtitle in white font.
≥≥ [Black]: Displays Subtitle in black font.
Note: We cannot guarantee compatibility (operation and/or bus power) with all
USB mass storage devices and assumes no responsibility for any loss of data that may occur when
connected to this unit.
≥≥ With large amounts of data, it may take longer for the system to read the contents of a USB device.
≥≥ Some USB devices may not be properly recognized.
≥≥ Even when they are in a supported format, some files may not play or display depending on the content.
8. PVR
The system supports two recording modes for MPEG-2 DVB-T broadcasting channels (One button
recording and Scheduled recording) as follows bellow. You can read the files you had recorded by
accessing to Menu->USB->Multimedia->PVR, or by pressing directly the PVR LIST button from
the remote control.
Note:
1. If you have more than one storage disks connected to your device, do not forget to set the PVR
target disk from Menu->USB->PVR configure before you start recording a program.
2. Different recording tasks can not be set at the same time.
8.1. One button recording:
While watching TV, press “REC” button to start recording the channel. Press “stop” button to exit.
While recording, you can press “Play” key to start to start the timeshift feature to review the
program while recording is in progress. Then you can use “FR” or “FF” key to select the recorded
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segment you want to watch or review, while the recording process continues its normal course.
Press “exit” to hide the timeshift bar. Press “INFO” key to show detailed information, and to show
again the timeshift bar. Press “STOP” key to finish the recording process.
8.2. Scheduled recording:
You can also schedule a recording, or tune into the channel selected when you set. For recording /
viewing of a desired program perform the following steps:
8.2.1. Manual Reservation Recording
Press “Blue” key to enter the Schedule mode and open PVR booking menu. Then press “red” key
to add the current recording task. You can use “green” or ”blue” keys to edit or delete any existent
booking. Press “OK” to confirm the scheduled recording and save the changes.
8.2.2. EPG Reservation Recording
Press EPG to show the TV programs list. Choose the program you want to record and click OK to
access to the event add window. Establish the settings and press “OK” to confirm the scheduled
recording and save the changes. Then the system will show the list of scheduled events. Then use
the “red”, ”green” or ”blue” keys to add, edit or delete.
In both cases (direct/scheduled recording), it will be created a file with the name of the tuned
channel, time and starting date of the recording. You can rename the file by clicking the green
button. To play recorded programs press LIST in the remote control and select the file with up/
down buttons, then press OK to play it.
Note: Recorded program files do not support changing values such as subtitles, languages, EPG,
etc. You must have a USB data storage device connected. The playback and recorded multimedia
files should be supported with USB devices in FAT/FAT32 and NTFS format.
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9. TROUBLESHOOTING
If you experience problems with this DVB-T receiver or its installation, in the first instance please
read carefully the relevant sections of this User Manual and this Troubleshooting section.
Problem
No picture
Screen shows No Signal
Possible cause
What to do
Power is not connected
Connect the power adapter
The power is not on
Switch on the power by pressing the STANDBY button
Antenna cable is not connected Connect the antenna cable
Incorrect setting
Set up correct parameter
No or incorrect connection
with audio cable
Connect the audio cable
correctly
The sound is mute
Switch on the sound by
pressing the MUTE key
Incorrect audio track
Try another audio track
No or incorrect connection
with HDMI cable
Connect the HDMI cable
correctly
The program is a radio
program
Press <TV/RADIO> key to
shift into TV mode
The battery is exhausted
Change new battery
Remote control unit is not
workable
Remote control unit is not in
the right opposite of the IR
receiver or too far from it
Adjust the way of holding
remote control unit and near
from the IR receiver
The image stop suddenly or
mosaic
The signal is too weak
Strengthen the signal
No sound
Only sound, no image on the
screen
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10. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Item
Tuner
Video
Audio
Power
Especificaction
Especificaction
Input Frequency
VHF: 170 - 230 MHz
UHF: 470 - 860 MHz
RF Input Level
-25 ~ -82 dBm
IF Bandwidth
7 MHz & 8 MHz
Modulation
QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM
Decoder Format
MPEG4 AVC/H.264 HP@L4
MPEG2 MP@ML.HL
Output Format
576p, 720p, 1080i, 4:3 & 16:9
Output Port
HDMI, Single SCART
Decoder Format
MPEG-1 (layer 1 & 2)
Audio Output
Digital audio: S/PDIF
Voltage
DC 5V Supply
Consumption
Max. 8 W / Stanby < 0,5 W
USB 2.0
connector
Plays video (DivX, Xvid, h.264, AVI, MPG, MPEG, MKV, VOB, TS)
audio (MP3, WMA) and photos (JPEG, BMP, PNG).
Recording
format
TS. Limited to MPEG-2 DVB-T broadcasting channels.
11. FIRMWARE UPDATE
To update the firmware of your TDT HD 3 , visit ourdownload section in our website:
www.energysistem.com You will find all the files and instructions needed to update
successfully your device.
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12. WARRANTY
Energy Sistem Soyntec S.A. warrants its products to be free from defects in materials
and workmanship at the time of purchase.
The special 36-months warranty is valid for the European Union. For other countries,
please refer to your specific legislation or your local distributor.
13. WARRANTY PROCEDURE
1. Visit the Support section at http://support.energysistem.com and select your
product to view the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions). The solution to your problem
is very likely to have been already published there. You will also be able to download
user manuals, user guides, drivers and updates.
2.If you cannot find an appropriate solution in the Support section, you may send us
your enquiry or warranty service request by email: support@energysistem.co.uk
3.Alternatively, you may prefer to contact the distributor from which you purchased
the product, presenting the purchase receipt or invoice.
4.Specifications are subject to change without notice.
© 2011 / 2012 by Energy Sistem®. All rights reserved.
Trademarks.
All company, brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective companies.
14. DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
Manufacturer Name: Energy Sistem Soyntec S. A.
Address: Pol. Ind. Finestrat C/ Calpe esq. C/ Alicante S/N, 03509 Finestrat Alicante
Tel: 902 388 388 Fax: 902 119 034 NIF: A53107488
We declare under our own exclusive responsibility that the product:
Energy Sistem® DVB-T Receiver Energy TM TDT HD 3
Is in compliance with the essential directives, norms and standards of the European Union 89/336/
EEC (EMC Directive).
Manufacturing country: China
This symbol on the product or the instructions means that your electrical and
electronic equipment should be disposed at the end of life separately from your
household waste. For more information, please contact the local authority or
dealer where you purchased the product.
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