Duolabs Spa QBox HD User guide

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Table of Contents
1
2
3
4
5
BEFORE INITIAL OPERATION ON THE RECEIVER ....................................................................... 5
1.1
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .......................................................................................................................... 5
1.2
PACKAGING CONTENTS .......................................................................................................................... 8
1.3
VIEWS .................................................................................................................................................... 9
1.4
EXPLANATION FRONT PANEL............................................................................................................... 10
1.5
EXPLANATION REAR PANEL ................................................................................................................ 11
1.6
REMOTE CONTROL ............................................................................................................................... 14
INSTALLATION ...................................................................................................................................... 17
2.1
CHECK FOR UPDATES. .......................................................................................................................... 17
2.2
BEFORE TURNING THE QBOX HD ON. .................................................................................................. 18
2.3
TURNING THE DEVICE ON ..................................................................................................................... 19
START WIZARD ...................................................................................................................................... 20
3.1
VIDEO OUTPUT SELECTION ................................................................................................................... 20
3.2
LANGUAGE SELECTION ........................................................................................................................ 21
3.3
TUNER SETUP ....................................................................................................................................... 22
3.4
SERVICE SCAN ...................................................................................................................................... 22
3.5
PARENTAL CONTROL ........................................................................................................................... 23
BASIC OPERATION ................................................................................................................................ 24
4.1
TURNING YOUR QBOX ON AND OFF ..................................................................................................... 24
4.2
SERVICE SELECTION ............................................................................................................................. 25
4.3
CHANGING CHANNEL USING THE SERVICE LIST .................................................................................... 25
4.4
CONTROLLING THE VOLUME ................................................................................................................ 25
4.5
CHANGING THE AUDIO TRACK.............................................................................................................. 26
4.6
SUB SERVICES ...................................................................................................................................... 26
4.7
TV/RADIO SWITCHING ......................................................................................................................... 26
4.8
TELETEXT ............................................................................................................................................ 26
4.9
SUBTITLES ........................................................................................................................................... 27
4.10
INFOBAR .............................................................................................................................................. 28
ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE EPG ............................................................................................. 29
5.1
SINGLE-EPG ........................................................................................................................................ 30
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5.2
6
MULTI-EPG ......................................................................................................................................... 31
EDIT THE CHANNEL LIST ................................................................................................................... 33
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6.1
ADDING A BOUQUET ............................................................................................................................ 34
6.2
ADD A SERVICE TO FAVORITES ............................................................................................................. 35
6.3
ADDING MULTIPLE SERVICES TO A BOUQUET ....................................................................................... 36
6.4
REMOVE A SERVICE FROM FAVORITES ................................................................................................. 37
6.5
MOVING A SERVICE TO FAVORITES ...................................................................................................... 38
6.6
ADDING A MARKER TO FAVORITES ....................................................................................................... 39
6.7
PARENTAL CONTROL ............................................................................................................................ 40
6.8
PROTECTING THE PARENTAL LOCK SETUP ............................................................................................ 42
HARD DISK OPERATION ..................................................................................................................... 43
7.1
HOW TO MOUNT THE EXTERNAL E-SATA HARD DISK ........................................................................ 43
7.2
MANAGEMENT ..................................................................................................................................... 44
7.3
RECORDING.......................................................................................................................................... 46
7.4
WATCH A RECORDING ......................................................................................................................... 50
7.5
SETTING A MARKER (BOOKMARKS) ..................................................................................................... 52
7.6
DELETE A RECORDING ......................................................................................................................... 53
7.7
MOVIELIST OPTIONS............................................................................................................................. 54
8
TELETEXT................................................................................................................................................ 56
9
SLEEP TIMER .......................................................................................................................................... 59
PREFERENCES .................................................................................................................................... 60
10
10.1
LANGUAGE .......................................................................................................................................... 60
10.2
CUSTOMIZE .......................................................................................................................................... 61
10.3
SETTING THE TIME ZONE ...................................................................................................................... 63
10.4
A/V SETTINGS...................................................................................................................................... 63
10.5
LC-DISPLAY ........................................................................................................................................ 66
10.6
FRONT PANEL LED COLOR AND INTENSITY ......................................................................................... 67
10.7
NETWORK ............................................................................................................................................ 68
10.8
WI-FI CONFIGURATION ........................................................................................................................ 70
10.9
SKIN ..................................................................................................................................................... 72
10.10
11
FACTORY RESET............................................................................................................................... 73
SERVICE SEARCHING ...................................................................................................................... 74
11.1
DVB-S TUNER CONFIGURATION .......................................................................................................... 74
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11.2
DVB-T TUNER CONFIGURATION .......................................................................................................... 81
11.3
AUTOMATIC SCAN ................................................................................................................................ 82
11.4
MANUAL SCAN ..................................................................................................................................... 83
12
FIRMWARE UPDATE. ....................................................................................................................... 84
12.1
WHAT IS NEEDED TO UPDATE YOUR QBOX .......................................................................................... 84
12.2
WHAT TO UPDATE ................................................................................................................................ 85
12.3
UPDATING QBOX VIA LAN (ETHERNET) ............................................................................................. 86
12.4
UPDATING QBOX VIA USB PEN ........................................................................................................... 89
12.5
USB PEN FEATURES. ............................................................................................................................ 89
13
SYSTEM INFORMATION .................................................................................................................. 90
13.1
SERVICE ............................................................................................................................................... 90
13.2
ABOUT (HARD- AND FIRMWARE) ......................................................................................................... 91
14
APPENDIX A WI-FI MODULE MOUNTING. ................................................................................. 92
14.1
WI-FI MODULE INSTALLATION ............................................................................................................ 92
15
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ...................................................................................................... 97
16
CONTACTS ........................................................................................................................................... 98
17
COPYRIGHT NOTES .......................................................................................................................... 99
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1 Before initial operation on the
receiver
1.1 Safety instructions
1.1.1
General instructions
Please read the safety instructions completely and carefully, before using the QBox.
The Manufacturer takes no responsibility for damages as a result of incorrect handling
of the QBox.
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The safety marking is located on the exterior of the bottom of the apparatus.
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The mains plug shall be installed near the equipment and shall remain readily operable.
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Allow enough space around the QBox for sufficient ventilation.
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Do not cover the top of the QBox and allow enough space to other devices. The louvers of
the devices must be free at all times to allow sufficient heat transfer from inside the device.
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Never put vases or any other liquid filled containers on top of the device. Do not expose the
device to dripping or splashing liquids.
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Do not place open flame sources, such as lit candles, on top of the device.
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The device may only be operated in moderate climate.
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Do not remove the cover. Risk of electric shock. If it is necessary to open the device please
contact a trained professional.
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Do not put any metal things into the slots or ventilation openings.
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The installation of a hard disk is only allowed by skilled personal or your local dealer.
ATTENTION! Modifications and changes to the QBox lead to loss of warranty if not
performed and documented by skilled operator.
ATTENTION! We recommend the installation of a hard disk by your local dealer.
Unskilled installation of a hard disk leads to loss of warranty.
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1.1.2 Shut down
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In case your QBox is not in use for a long period of time disconnect the power plug from the
power outlet.
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During thunder storm the unit should also be physically disconnected from the power outlet.
1.1.3
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Additional safety instructions:
(Dis-)Connecting to a LNB: Turn the QBox off before you connect or disconnect a cable
coming from or going to a LNB
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Connecting to a TV: Before connecting or disconnecting your QBox to/from a TV please turn
it off.
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In case you notice any damage to the power cord or power plug immediately disconnect the
device from the power outlet.
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In case the device was exposed to humidity immediately disconnect the device from the
power outlet.
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In case you notice any serious damage to the outer shell of the device immediately
disconnect the device from the power outlet.
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Do not expose the QBox to direct sunlight, lightning or rain.
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Grounding: The LNB cable must be grounded. The grounding system must meet SABS 061
requirements.
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Cleaning: Disconnect the mains power cord before cleaning the cover. Use a slightly damp
cloth without cleaning agents.
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Connect the QBox only to suitable sockets. Do not allow overloads to occur.
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Please be careful that the batteries of your remote control are not exposed to heat, since they
might explode.
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1.1.4 Disposal instructions
The packaging of the QBox only consists of reusable materials. Please recycle if possible.
This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of
with your other household waste. Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment
by handing it over to a designated collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic
equipment. The separate collection and recycling of your waste equipment at the time of disposal will
help to conserve natural resources and ensure that it is recycled in a manner that protects human
health and the environment.
For more information about where you can drop off your waste equipment for recycling, please
contact your local city office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you
purchased the product.
Please note that empty batteries and electric waste is not to be put into the regular garbage.
1.1.5 CE Certification
Duolabs S.p.A. declares that this equipment complies to essential requisites and other relevant
provisions of Directives 2006/95/CE (“low voltage”) e 89/336/CE (“electromagnetic compatibility”).
For Wi-Fi sold models.
Duolabs S.p.A. Declares that this equipment complies to essential requisites and other relevant
provisions of Directive 1999/5/CE (“ Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipments”). The
declaration of conformity may be required to Duolabs S.p.A., via Baggi 28, 36061 Bassano del
Grappa (VI).
The use of the radio interface may be subjected to local restriction of use. Customers are responsible
for verifying approval for use in their individual countries. Please consult your local spectrum
authority.
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/rtte/spectr.htm
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1.2 Packaging contents
Please check the completeness of the box’s contents.
What’s included on the package:
1 x QBox High Definition
Please check the Tuner configuration from the carton box
1 x Remote Controller
1 x Battery Pack (2x AAA)
1 x User Manual
Optional not included on the standard configuration:
Wi-Fi 802.1n module for WLAN connection
Inc. Wi-Fi antennas
Please check the configuration from the carton box if included
for mounting instructions please follow APPENDIX A
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1.3 Views
1.3.1 Font View
Remote Control
TFT Display 2,2”
Touch Pad
Smarcard Readers
Common Interface Slot
Sensor
65536 Colors
Cap Sense Technology
Top (Slot 1) Bottom (Slot2)
Top (Slot 1) Bottom (Slot2)
1.3.2 Rear View
E-SATA
Removable
Wi-Fi Antenna
USB Input
FileSystem USB
connector
HUB
External HDD
RGB Output
Composit Output
Power Switch
Connector
Stick
Tuners Slots
LAN
Please check your configuration
Connection
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RS232
HDMI
SCART
Digital Audio
Power Cord
Output
Output
Output
220 Volts Input
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1.4 Explanation Front Panel
Common Interface Slot
Plug in here any Common Interface Module of your choice.
Smartcard Readers
Insert your Conax, Dreamcrypt or DGCrypt Smartcard with the golden chip facing down and forward
into one of the two Smartcard reader slots.
Remote control sensor
The remote control sensor receives the infrared signals of the Remote Control.
Channel up/down
Using the channel-up and –down buttons you can switch the channels directly on your QBox.
LC-Display
The graphical LC-Display with 65536 Colors shows all major information for the selected service.
Note!
If LCD display when turning on the QBox is flashing two times in RED color it means that
there is a problem with the USB Pen which is not inserted correctly or the content in it is not
correct. For this reason you need to open the receiver and check USB Pen connection.
Touch PAD – SenseWheel
(Please see 10.6)
Touch PAD is using the cap-sense technology thus is activating its functions by simply getting closer
to it. Functions are the same as the Remote Controller central PAD but may be changed without prior
communication. The illuminated backlights colors can be changed from the OSD.
Position(s) are
illuminated by
the colored
dots
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ON/OFF Button – Stand By Mode
By holding this position for 5 seconds the receiver will automatically go in Stand-By Mode. For
complete Shut Down please Press the ON/OFF Switch on the Rear side.
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1.5 Explanation Rear Panel
Power Switch
The main power switch completely cuts power from your QBox.
Power Cord
Plug the power cable into the main power socket. You must not connect the power plug to anything
other than a socket that supplies 110V/60Hz or 230V/50Hz.
E-SATA Connector
This is the connector to connect an external Hard Disk E-SATA. E-SATA HardDisk needs to be
externally powered.
Digital Audio Output (SPDIF)
You can connect your QBox with an optical (Toslink) cable to your HiFi-Amplifier or DSP. The AC3
signal is also available at this port in case the selected channel transmits Dolby Digital signals.
Scart Output (TV and VCR)
Connect your TV, projector or beamer to your QBox using a Scart cable (TV).
Connect your VCR or DVD player to your QBox using a Scart cable (on VCR). Remember, the VCR
Scart is not designed to record a video signal from the VCR or DVD player.
Please read carefully point 3.1 when you first startup your QBox.
Composite Output
Connect your QBox with a RCA/Cinch cable (red and white) to your HiFi-Amplifier (e.g. AUX In or
Tape In ports). You can optionally connect your QBox to a TV using a RCA/Chinch cable.
RBG Output
Connect your QBox with a RCA/Cinch cable (red, blue and green) to your TV, projector or beamer on
RGB (component) input. This is just a video Output.
HDMI
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Connect your QBox with a HDMI cable (non included) to your TV HDMI input. HDMI is the highest
performance signal (video and audio) transmission output for your QBox High Definition.
Please read carefully point 3.1 when you first startup your QBox.
RS232
You can connect your QBox The Serial Port is used to update the operating system. Please connect
a serial null modem cable here.
LAN Connection (Ethernet 10/100Mbit, RJ45)
The Communication Port is an Ethernet port. It is used to communicate with your QBox via HTTP,
FTP, NFS, Telnet and Samba to access your recorded movies, to upload channel lists, etc. This port
is also used to update the operating system of your QBox. Please use a regular patch cable or cross
cable to connect your QBox to your LAN. It is recommended to use a LAN switch, Router or Access
point to maintain a stable connection especially for LAN update procedure.
USB Input HUB (USB 2.0)
The USB Port is designed for devices that support the USB 2.0. The amount of supported USB
devices depends on the installed image (Software) and is still under development.
USB Port can be used for P.V.R. (Personal Video Recording) functions by connecting a USB Pens or
USB Drives. USB Port can be used for receiver update (see chapter 12)
Removable Filesystem USB Pen
The FileSsstem is hosted in an external USB Pen of 1GB slim format which can be easily removed
from the back side of the receiver and used in a PC to download the new firmware inside the
receiver. The USB Pen is used instead of internal memory so that the QBox can have larger room to
host more files, videos etc with NO space limitation.
It is possible also to use a different USB Pen simply removing the internal USB and installing the
entire filesystem into another USB Pen. QBox will boot from the USB where the filesystem is present.
LNB 1, 2, 3 – Tuner Slots
QBox is a multi-tuner Set Top Box. You can Plug and Play DVB-T, DVB-S2, DVB-C tuners. Tuners
must be compatible with QBox tuners. Please do not mount any tuner if you are not sure if the tuner
you are using is compatible with QBox Tuners.
QBox tuners are available by QBox resellers or directly by Duolabs Spa.
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Wi-Fi Antenna (optional)
QBox is capable to support WLAN connection with using the WLAN module optionally available
(please check your sales configuration on the carton box if available). Three Wi-Fi antennas are
needed to get the maximum performance for the WLAN module which operates following the 802.11n
Standard. The WLAN operates in a totally transparent way like LAN connection (see above) including
all its functionalities (see chapter 10.8)
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1.6 Remote Control
Mute Button
POWER Button
Numeric KeyBoard
BOUQUET Button
INFO Button
MENU Buttons
NAVIGATION Buttons
OK Button
VIDEO Button
AUDIO Button
VOLUME Button
PVR STOP Button
PVR REC Button
EXIT Button
Option Buttons
PVR Mode Buttons
TEXT Button
TV Button
RADIO Button
MEDIA Button
HELP Button
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MULTIFUNCTION Button
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Important notes about operation
All functions of the QBox can be controlled via OSD-Menu (On-Screen-Display). This makes the
handling of the QBox very easy for you. All options are indicated by four colored dots or beams (red,
green, yellow, blue) in the OSD-Menu and can be started with the Option Buttons on the Remote
Control.
Depending on the chosen Menu, these options do vary.
The Options Buttons of your remote control
have multiple functions. You will notice control
symbols below the four colored Options
Buttons, the TV- and the RADIO Button.
In PVR Mode these buttons are used to control
the digital recording according to their symbols.
Pressing the VIDEO-Button on your remote
control will activate the PVR-Mode.
The Info bar will also indicate this. It changes
from showing the channel information to showing
the control symbols for the PVR-Mode.
In general the menus are controlled using the
Navigation-Buttons on your remote control.
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The Power-Button switches your QBox on and off.
POWER Button
MUTE Button
Numeric KeyBoard
EXIT Button
VOLUME Buttons
INFO Button
NAVIGATION Buttons
AUDIO Button
Pressing the MUTE-Button mutes the Volume. A crossed speaker symbol will appear on the TV screen.
Pressing it again or pressing one of the Volume +/- Buttons brings back the audio. The Mute-Button deletes
a character during text input.
Enter a service number to directly access the option by using the Numeric Keypad. The service numbers
are on the left side of the service list. The Numeric Keypad can also be used to enter the Teletext page
number.
All Menus and Service lists are closed with the EXIT-Button.
The Volume +/- Buttons control the volume of the audio. Pressing + will make turn it up and pressing - will
turn it down.
If no OSD menu is visible on the screen and you are in TV or RADIO-Mode, pressing the INFO-Button will
reveal the EPG information of the chose channel if it is available.
In general the menus are controlled using the Navigation-Buttons on your remote control. To get into a
submenu you have to press the OK-Button.
By pressing the AUDIO-Button you can choose the different audio tracks offered by the station.
PVR Mode Buttons
All possible options are shown by the four colored dots/blocks (red, green, yellow, blue) and can be
activated by the Options-Buttons. These buttons have multiple functions and are also used to control the
PVR-Mode. Depending on the menu you currently are in the options will change and will be named
differently.
TV Button
Pressing the TV-Button activates the TV-Mode. In PVR-Mode this button is mapped with the stop function
as indicated by the small square underneath it.
PVR STOP Button
PVR REC Button
Pressing the PVR STOP Button the PVR will stop immediately from recording.
Check chapter 7.3.2
Pressing the PVR START Button the PVR will start immediately recording in “Add recording (indefinitely)”
mode.
Check chapter 7.3.1
Pressing the Bouquet +/- Buttons will jump back and forth between the bouquets.
BOUQUET Buttons
MENU Button
OK Button
If you are in TV- or RADIO-Mode, pressing this button will bring up the OSD main menu.
You can switch to the needed option by pressing the Navigation-Buttons up or down.
If you are in the service list, pressing the MENU-Button brings up the service menu.
By pressing the OK-Button you confirm a selection in the menu or service list navigation. If no OSD menu
is present on your screen, the Infobar is shown once you press the OK Button.
Pressing the RADIO-Button activates the RADIO-Mode.
RADIO Button
VIDEO Button
Option Buttons
HELP Button
TEXT Button
MULTIFUNCTION Button
Pressing the VIDEO-Button activates the PVR-Mode. The Infobar will show the control symbols. You can
instantly start recording by pressing the red Options-Button on your remote control.
All possible options are shown by the four colored dots/blocks (red, green, yellow, blue) and can be
activated by the Options-Buttons. These buttons have multiple functions and are also used to control the
PVR-Mode. Depending on the menu you currently are in the options will change and will be named
differently.
Pressing the HELP-Button activates the Help menu.
The TEXT-Button activates the Teletext.
The MULTIFUNCTION button in a user customizable button which gives direct access to a user pre-defined
function. Function can be defined via plug-in by the user.
The MEDIA Button gives the user the direct access to the media functions control panel.
MEDIA Button
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2 Installation
2.1 Check for updates.
When the Set Top Box is received it is possible that many new features are already been
implemented in the meanwhile. A firmware update is important to be made.
Before starting the receiver please check on the official web site www.qboxhd.com or
www.duolabs.com if there is any firmware update that may have fixed some previous problems.
Check on the update section 12 of this manual how to perform the update on your receiver.
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2.2 Before turning the QBox HD on.
Please remove the protection plastic from all the box and clean the front and rear panel carefully
before turning the receiver on.
IMPORTANT NOTE!
To clean the front panel plastic after removing the protection film please use small quantity of
water mixed with glass cleaning products.
DO NOT USE:
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Acetone
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Any Chemical solvent.
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Alcohol based products.
•
Trichloroethylene is a chlorinated hydrocarbon known as TCE, Trike, Tricky and Tri...
The usage of the above products may cause opacity effects on the front panel plastic.
NO WARRANTY WILL COVER SUCH KIND OF DAMAGE!!
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2.3 Turning the device on
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Place the batteries inside the battery compartment of the remote control keeping in mind the
right polarity.
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Before using the QBox, please read the safety instructions (See chapter 1.1 Safety
instructions)
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Connect the LNB or antenna with a coaxial cable to LNB in or Antenna in at your QBox. See
chapter 1.3.2 Explanation rear panel.
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Connect the QBox to your TV using a HDMI or Scart-cable.
Please mind carefully chapter 3.1 before connecting HDMI or SCART at the first use of
QBox
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Plug in the power cable into the QBox and then into a 110V/60Hz or 230V/50Hz power
socket.
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If you are using a switchable power socket please shutdown your QBox into deep standby
before switching off the power socket. See chapter 4.1 Turning your QBox on and off
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If you switch on your QBox for the first time, you will see the setup wizard. The setup wizard
will guide you through the first time installation. Follow the instructions on the screen. See
chapter 3. Start wizard.
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3 Start wizard
The start wizard helps you with the basic setup of your QBox.
3.1 Video output selection
READ CAREFULLY!
At the first usage of your QBox you have to set up the video/audio output for your receiver.
There are two possible options:
1. Connection using the HDMI.
a. First of all turn on your TV Set and go to HDMI input. Some TV Set will allow the user
to select the HDMI input right after the detection of the receiver’s HDMI signal.
b. During the startup the receiver will negotiate with the TV Set the video output
preferences and will set itself at the maximum possible resolution.
2. Connection using other outputs different than HDMI.
If there is not HDMI connected the receiver will automatically set as output the SCART or
RGB. In this case nothing must be done.
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3.2 Language selection
Select your desired and language with the
Navigation-Buttons up and down. Press the
OK-Button to activate.
The start wizard takes you through the basic setup of your QBox.
Press the OK-Button on your remote control to
get to the next step.
You will be asked if you want to set the basic settings for your QBox now or if you want to quit the
start wizard.
Using the Navigation-Buttons up and down
select your desired option and press the OKButton to activate your selection.
If you choose “User wizard to setup basic features” you will be taken to the menu for the
tuner configuration.
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3.3 Tuner setup
Detailed information about the tuner setup can be found in chapter 11.1 DVB-S Tuner configuration
3.4 Service scan
Detailed information about the service scan can be found in chapter 11.3 Automatic scan
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3.5 Parental Control
Refer to section 6.7 Parental Control for further information about this feature
Entering the pin code
Finalizing the basic setup
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4 Basic operation
4.1 Turning your QBox on and off
Use the Power-Button to turn your QBox on and off.
To put your QBox into Standby-Mode either press the Power-Button on your remote control or directly
on your QBox. The current time will be shown in the QBox’s LCD-Display.
Pressing the Power-Button for three seconds saves all settings and prepares your QBox for
disconnection from power.
Please wait for a note on the screen telling you that you can now disconnect your QBox from power.
Another way to achieve the same thing is to access the main OSD menu and selecting the
“Standby/Restart” option. After that select the “Deep Standby” option and press the OK-Button.
Alternatively you can press the Power-Button on your QBox front panel for 5 seconds. You have to
make sure that no OSD menu is visible on the screen before you do so.
This is the Standby / Restart menu.
Navigate to the desired option and
confirm by pressing the OK-Button.
Standby:
Puts your QBox into Standby mode
Restart: Your QBox will be rebooted.
Deep Standby: Saves all settings and enables
you to disconnect your QBox from power.
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4.2 Service selection
Pressing the Left/Right-Buttons on your QBox remote control will take you to the previous or next
service.
Pressing the 0 on the Numeric-Keypad will enable you to skip back and forth between the two most
recently watched services. This feature is quite useful during commercial breaks since it enables
you to watch another channel and quickly check if your movies is back on.
Using the Navigation-Buttons left/right you can switch to the 20 last viewed services.
4.3 Changing channel using the service list
Pressing the Up/Down-Buttons on your
remote control activates the service list.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up/down to select
the desired service and press the OK-Button to
change to the selected service.
4.4 Controlling the volume
The Volume +/- Buttons control the volume of
the audio.
Pressing + will make turn it up and
pressing will turn it down.
Pressing the MUTE-Button mutes the volume. A
crossed
speaker symbol will appear on the
screen.
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4.5 Changing the audio track
Pressing the AUDIO-Button in TV or Radio Mode will reveal the “Audio” menu of the
selected service.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to
move to desired audio track. Press the
OK-Button to select.
The contents of this menu will vary from service
to service.
4.6 Sub Services
The green dot in the Infobar appears if the selected station transmits sub services.
Pressing the green Options-Button in TV or
Radio mode will reveal the sub services menu.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to
move to one of the sub services. Press the OKButton to select.
You can now use the Arrow-Left/Arrow-RightButtons to toggle the subservices.
4.7 TV/Radio switching
Pressing the RADIO-Button activates the RADIO-Mode. By pressing the TV-or EXIT-Button you can
quit the RADIO-Mode.
4.8 Teletext
Use the Text-Button to enter the Teletext and the Exit-Button to leave.
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4.9 Subtitles
Press the Menu-Button to enter the main menu. Select “Subtitles” and press the OK-Button. A list
with the available subtitles will show up. Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to select a
desired subtitle and press the OK-Button to activate.
The screenshot on the left shows you an example of how a subtitle looks.
To deactivate subtitles process as described previously, just select deactivate subtitles instead of
a subtitle page.
Note: Keep in mind that not every station offers
subtitles. If no subtitles are available, the subtitle
list will stay empty.
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4.10 Infobar
The Infobar appears and disappears by pressing the OK-Button once, if no OSD menu is shown on
your screen or when you change channels. The Infobar shows all necessary Information about the
selected service.
Active Tuner
Signal Level/-Strength
Progress Bar
Next Show
Channel Name
Current Show
Current Time
Remaining Time
Is highlighted yellow as soon as a show is broadcasted Encrypted.
Is highlighted yellow as soon as a show is broadcasted in Dolby Digital.
Is highlighted yellow as soon as a show is broadcasted in 16:9 aspect ratio.
Is highlighted yellow as soon as a station transmits Teletext information.
Lights up during the recording process.
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5 Electronic Program Guide EPG
By pressing the INFO-Button in TV-Mode you
are supplied with detailed information about
the current show and by pressing the RightButton afterwards about the next show.
Pressing the yellow Options-Button activates
the “Channel-EPG” (See chapter 5.1) and
pressing the blue Options-Button activates
the “Multi-EPG“ (See chapter 5.2).
The QBox automatically searches for similar
broadcasts in the background. If one or more
similar broadcasts are found the label “Similar”
will appear in the red window.
Pressing the red Options-Button opens a
listing of similar broadcasts.
By pressing the green Options-Button you
can set a timer for this rerun.
For additional information about recording by
timer please see chapter 7.3.3 Recording by
timer.
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5.1 Single-EPG
In this view you are supplied with detailed
information about the currently selected
channel’s programming.
By pressing the yellow Options-Button your
can ether sort the “Single-EPG” alphabetically
or by time.
You can also access this view by pressing
1. the Info-Button for about 2 seconds
2. the Navigation-Buttons up/down to open
the services list and then pressing the InfoButton.
This way you can very quickly and easily
access the
Single-EPG of every service.
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5.2 Multi-EPG
Use the blue and yellow Options-Buttons to switch between the now, next and more
views. Pressing the green Options-Button will give you the possibility to automatically copy
the start and end time of the selected show into a recording timer.
If you have set the “Multi bouquets” option to
“yes” (see chapter 10.2) a selection of you bouquets will appear. Select the bouquet for which
you want the Multi-EPG view.
This view shows the currently airing shows on
the services listed in the left column.
A progress bar showing the progress of the currently airing show is placed next to the service’s
name.
Using the Navigation-Buttons up and down
you can select a service, just like in the service
list, and change to the selected service by pressing the red Options-Button.
General overview of the following programming.
General overview of the upcoming programming
for_the following days. (Depending on the station
up_to_one week).
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5.2.1 Time/Date Input
Press the Menu-Button in the Multi-EPG
view.
A window will appear where you can enter a
time and date.
After you have entered the desired time and
date press the OK-Button to activate you
selection.
The Multi-EPG will be displayed according to
your set time and date.
As a example we have selected 20:15. All
shows starting at / which are already running
20:15 are displayed.
Note: The set time will be saved and used
next time when you sort by time and date.
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6 Edit the channel list
What is a bouquet? A bouquet can be thought of something like a folder. Every channel equals a
page in this folder and the pages are sorted into categories.
This way you can create a bouquet called “Kids”, for example, under which you “file” all children’s
stations. Another example would be to create a bouquet called “Sports“ where you put all sports
channels. This way you can create several topic related bouquets.
Note!
You can only delete channels in the “favorites view”!
You cannot delete the channels in the “All” view. The use of the “All” view is to keep an internal list of
all available stations. If you start a new channel search the result would be saved to the “All” view for
example. You favorites bouquet will stay untouched. This way you can easily add newly found
channels from the “”All” list to your favorites bouquet. To see how it is done refer to section 6.2.
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6.1 Adding a bouquet
To be able to add a bouquet you have to set the
“Allow multiple bouquets” option to yes.
Pressing the Up/Down-Buttons on your remote
control activates the service list.
Press the blue Options-Button to switch to the
bouquet view.
By pressing the Menu-Button the "Channellist
menu" will open up.
Navigate to the option "add bouquet".
Use the Numeric-Keypad on your remote control
to enter the name for the new bouquet. The
according letters are printed on button.
The Mute-Button and the Arrow-Left/ArrowRight-Button deletes a character.
Press the OK-Button to add the new bouquet to
your
favorites list. You will be taken back to the
"Channellist menu".
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6.2 Add a service to favorites
If you want to add a service to your Favorites-view you can choose from services in the All-,
Satellites-and Provider-views. You can switch views by pressing the red, green, yellow and blue
Options-Buttons. At this point we only describe the process from the All-Bouquet since it is the
same for the others.
Pressing the Up/Down-Buttons on your remote
control activates the service list.
Press the red Options-Button to change to the
All view.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up/down to select
the desired service and press the MENU-Button
to open the “Channellist menu”.
Navigate to the option “add service to bouquet”.
If you are using more than one bouquet this
option is named “add service to bouquet” instead
and you will get a list of your bouquets
afterwards. You can choose to which bouquet
you want to add the currently selected service.
If you are using only one bouquet which is the
factory default, the service will be added to you
favorites list.
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6.3 Adding multiple services to a bouquet
You can select multiple services from the All-view to be added to the currently selected bouquet.
Pressing the Up/Down-Buttons on your remote
control activates the service list.
Use the Bouquet +/- Buttons to switch to the
desired bouquet. As an alternative you can press the
blue Options-Button and select the desired
bouquet.
After that select a service and switch to it by pressing
the OK-Button.
By pressing the Menu-Button the "Channellist
menu" will open up.
Navigate to the option "enable bouquet edit". The
Allview
will open up.
All services that are in the selected bouquet are
highlighted red.
Use the Up/Down-Buttons to navigate to a desired
service and press the OK-Button to select. The
service will be highlighted red. Using this method you
can select additional services that you want to add to
the bouquet.
Once you have selected all services that you want to
add, press the Menu-Button. The "Channellist
menu" will open up.
Choose the "End bouquet edit" option. All highlighted
services will now be added to the bouquet that you
selected in the beginning.
If you are only using one bouquet, which is the
default setting, the selected services will be added to
you favorites list.
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6.4 Remove a service from favorites
Pressing the Up/Down-Buttons on your remote
control activates the service list.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up/down to select the
desired service and press the MENU-Button to open
the “Channellist menu”.
Navigate to the option “remove service”.
The selected service will be deleted from your
favorites list.
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6.5 Moving a service to favorites
Pressing the Up/Down-Buttons on your remote
control activates the service list.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up/down to select the
desired service and press the MENU-Button to open
the “Channellist menu”.
Navigate to the option “enable move mode” and
press the OK-Button.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up/down to select the
service that you want to move and press the OKButton.
The service will be highlighted red.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to move
the service to the desired position. Press the OKButton
to release the service and thus placing it at it’s
new position.
You can move services as long as the move mode is
activated. To disable the move mode press the MENUButton
to get into the “Channellist menu” and chose
the option “disable move mode” by pressing the OKButton.
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6.6 Adding a marker to favorites
You have the option to add makers within the favorites bouquets.
Pressing the Up/Down-Buttons on your remote
control activates the service list.
Use the Bouquet +/- Buttons to switch to the
desired bouquet. As an alternative you can press the
blue Options-Button and select the desired
bouquet.
Select a service. The marker will be added above the
selected service.
By pressing the Menu-Button the "Channellist
menu" will open up.
Navigate to the option "add marker".
Use the Numeric-Keypad on your remote control to
enter the name for the new bouquet. The according
letters are printed on button.
The Mute-Button and the Arrow-Left/Arrow-RightButton deletes a character.
Press the OK-Button to add the marker to your
favorites list. You will be taken back to the
"Channellist menu".
As an example we have added two markers as
shown in the picture on the left.
Use the Arrow-Left and Arrow-Right-Buttons to
jump between those two markers.
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6.7 Parental control
Parental control makes it possible to lock selected channels. If no OSD menu is visible on your
screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu. Navigate to the option Setup” and
press the OK-Button to select.
Navigate to the “Parental lock“ option and press the OK-Button.
Set the “Enable parental control” option to yes.
Under the “Parental control type” option you can
choose between a blacklist and a whitelist.
Whitelist means that all channels NOT in the parental
control list will be locked.
Backlist means that all the channels in the parental
control list will be locked.
If you want to change the Pincode select the
“Change service pin” option and press the OKButton.
You now will be prompted to enter the old pincode
and afterwards the new one.
You have to enter the new pincode twice to ensure
you didn’t make any typing errors.
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You will see this notice that the pincode has been
changed. Press the OK-Button to get back into the
Parental control menu.
If the entered pincode was false you will see this notice.
Press the OK-Button to get back into the “Change service
pin” menu and to enter the correct new pincode twice.
Now select the “Edit services list” option and press
the OK-Button.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up/down to select the first
letter of the channel that you want to lock or allow and
press the OK-Button. In this example we decided to lock
the service called “sportdigital.tv”. Accordingly we selected
the “S” as the first letter
The Parental control services Editor will open up. All
services beginning with the letter S are shown. Select
“sportdigital.tv” and press the OK-Button.
A symbolized padlock will appear in front of the channel
letting you know that it can only be watched when the right
pincode is entered. If you have selected whitelist under the
“Parental control type” then this channel will be the only
one that can be viewed without entering the right pincode.
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6.8 Protecting the parental lock setup
Additionally you have the option to protect the parental control menu using a pin code.
Setting the “Protect setup” option to yes you will only be
able to change parental control setting after you have
intered the correct pincode.
Once you entered the wrong pincode three times in a row
you have to wait 15 minutes before you can try again.
Note: You can use two different pincodes to
protect the setup and the service list.
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7 Hard disk operation
7.1 How to mount the external E-SATA Hard Disk
An E-SATA Hard Disk can be connected externally in the dedicated port on the back of the receiver:
External E-SATA Hard Disk needs to be powered with its external power supply.
Note!
Before you can use the hard disk you have to initialize it first.
See section 7.2.1 to learn how to do.
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7.2 Management
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button

The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Hard disk…” and press the OK-Button
3. Navigate to the “Hard Disk setup” option and press the OK-Button
You now can set the duration of time
after which the hard disk will be put into
standby-mode.
You can select from:
- No standby
- 10 or 30 seconds
- 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 or 30 minutes
- 1, 2 or 4 hours
Once you have selected the desired time
press the OK-Button or the green
Options-Button to get back into the
harddisk menu.
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7.2.1 Initialization
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
4. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button

The “System” menu will open up.
5. Navigate to the option “Hard disk…” and press the OK-Button
Navigate to the “Initialization” option and press the OK-Button.
If you have installed another hard disk this option will
differ from the one depicted!
By pressing the red Options-Button you will
initialize (format) the hard disk. After you confirm the
safety question the initialization process starts.
WARNING!!!
All data stored on the HDD will be lost.
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7.3 Recording
7.3.1 Instant Recording
Press the red Options-Button.
You have five available options:
- Add recording (indefinitely)
- Add recording (stop after current event)
- Add recording (enter recording duration)
- Add recording (enter recording endtime)
- Don't record
Use the up/down-Buttons to navigate to you
desired selection and press the OK-Button to
select.
A ongoing recording is indicated by a flashing symbol in the Infobar (see chapter 4.10).During a
recording you can watch another service, view a previously recorded movie or add an additional
recording. The number of simultaneous recordings depends on the number of services residing on a
transponder1.
It is possible to make up to four simultaneous SDTV or two HDTV recordings.
Pressing the Up/Down-Buttons on your remote control activates the service list. The recording
continues in the background.
Once a recording is started, no matter if manually or by timer (see chapter 7.3.3) it will be signaled by
a note on the screen.
1 Every services resides on a so called transponder. A transponder contains a number of services.
Example: ZDF-Transponder via satellite
This transponder contains the services: 3sat, Kika, ZDF, ZDFdokukanal, ZDFinfokanal, ZDFtheaterkanal
If you now start a recording on “ZDF” only the services on the same transponder on this tuner are available any more.
The unavailable services will be marked grey in the services list, once a service on the tuner is in use either by recording.
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7.3.2 Stop recording
Switch to the service which recording you want to
stop.
Press the red Options-Button, select the "Stop
recording" option and press the OK-Button to
select.
The recording will be stopped immediately.
7.3.3 Recording by timer
You see the “Timer Editor“ menu.
Pressing the red Options-Button will delete a
timer.
The green Options-Button adds a timer, the
yellow Options-Button toggles active on and off
(only possible in waiting status) and the blue
Options-Button removes finished timers from the
list.
To edit an existing time select it and press the OKButton.
The status of a timer is shown on the right side:
- waiting means: still coming up
- recording means: recording right now
- done means: recording finished
- the red X indicates that a timer was deactivated
If you pressed the blue Options-Button you will be
asked if you really want to delete the finished timer.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to
select.
Press the OK-Button to activate.
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7.3.4 Manual programming
Press the green Options-Button to add a new
timer.
You can choose between two different timer types. "Record" to record the desired show or
"Zap" to automatically switch to the service.
As repeat type you can choose between "once" and "repeated"
The repeat type "repeated" offers you the following options:

Daily

Weekly with choice of weekday

Monday through Friday

User defined
For all four options you can set a date for the first execution of the timer
You can decide what should happen after the recording finishes by selecting the "After
event" option. You can choose between "do nothing" to keep you QBox in the same
state as before the recording or "Go to deep standby" to shutdown your QBox once the
timer is done.
Set you desired option by pressing the Navigation-Buttons up/down and left/right and
press the green Options-Button to save the timer.
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7.3.5 Timeshift
Once you started an instant recording you can fast-forward and rewind while recording as long as you
have already recorded at least 1 minute long.
Press the yellow Options-Button to pause the screen (video and audio will pause). The recording
will continue in the background. Press the yellow Options-Button again to resume watching. This
way you won’t have to miss anything ever again if you quickly have to catch a phone call.
The Timeshift-Mode can be exited by pressing the TV-Button.
You will be asked if you want to quit the
Timeshift-Mode.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down
to select.
Press the OK-Button to activate.
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7.4 Watch a Recording
Press the Video-Button to get to the selection of
recordings.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to
select a recording. Press the OK-Button to start
playing it.
During replay you can see the control symbols in
the Infobar.
Press the Navigation-Buttons up and down or
the Video-Button to get back to the list of
recordings.
If you have previously watched the movie you will
be asked to continue where you left off when you
start watching it the next time. If you do not make
a selection within 10 seconds the window will
disappear and the movie starts from the
beginning.
In PVR-Mode the Options-Buttons are mapped as described below:
Keep in mind that you have to be in the PVR-Mode to use these options. You can check this by
pressing the OK-Button. The Infobar will reveal and should show the depicted control symbols. If
they are not shown you simply have to press the Video-Button once again.
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The PVR-Mode can be exited by pressing the
TVButton.
You will be asked if you want to stop the replay of
the recording.
If you choose “Yes” you will be taken back to the
last channel you were watching.
Skipping in a recording
Button
Time
Button
Time
1
10 sec back
3
10 sec. forward
4
1 min. back
6
1 min. forward
7
5 min. back
9
5 min. forward
Spooling in a recording
The following speeds for spooling in a recording are available:

Forward (blue Options-Button): 2x,4x,8x,16x,32x,48x,64x,128x

Back (red Options-Button): 8x,16x,32x,48x,64x,128x
Every press on the button increases the speed by one step.
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7.5 Setting a marker (Bookmarks)
Fast forward to the point where you want to add a marker and press the 0 on the Numeric-Keypad.
This will set a marker at the desired point.
The red dashes in the timeline correlate to a marker.
Skip to a marker
You can directly skip to a previously set marker during playback.
Press the Arrow-Left-Button to jump to the previous marker or the Arrow-Right-Button to jump to the
next marker.
To delete a marker skip to it as described above and press the 0 on the Numeric-Keypad.
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7.6 Delete a Recording
Press the Video-Button to get to the selection of
recordings.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to
select a recording. Press the Menu-Button.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to
select “Delete” and press the OK-Button.
You will be asked if you want to delete the
recording.
As a control feature the name of the recording is
displayed as well.
Choose “Yes” and you will be taken back to the
selection of recordings.
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7.7 Movielist options
To access the Movielist menu press the Video-Button and then the Menu-Button.
Sorting options
You have the choice between two different sorting options:
1. Alphabetic sort
2.
Sort by date
List styles
You have the choice between different list styles:

List style default

List style compact with description

List style compact

List style single line

Show extended description
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List styles
List style default
List style default with extended description
List style single line
List style compact
List style compact with description
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8 Teletext
You are in the TV or Radio mode.
Press the Text-Button to enter the Teletext.
Keep in mind that not every station transmits Teletext! Teletext - regular navigation:
If you are viewing any Teletext page you can enter the interactive mode by pressing the OK-Button.
Use the Navigation-Buttons to select a text page number and press the OK-Button to call this
page. You don’t need to type in a text page number in this mode, but it is still possible.
Press the EXIT-Button to exit.
Press the Mute-Button a couple of times to toggle between transparent-mode, invisible-mode and
full mode. The alpha-mode shows the picture from the running program through the text pages. The
invisible-mode shows the complete picture from the running program without exiting the Teletext. The
full-mode brings back the text page.
Press the Volume-up-Button to toggle between double high from the upper half, double high from
the lower half and full view text page.
Press the Volume-down-Button to activate or deactivate the PIG-Mode (Picture in Graphics). Same
view from Text page and Program picture. (best results are show on 16:9 TV’s during 4:3
transmission).
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Teletext configuration menu:
If the Teletext page 100 is shown you can press
the MENU-Button to enter the Teletext configuration menu.
You have the following options:
Teletext - Selection:
Select the "Search" option and press the OK-Button to start searching for Teletext information on
other services without having to leave the service that you currently are watching. After the search is
finished you can use the Navigation-Buttons left and right to select the Teletext of another service
without having to switch services. Press the OK-Button to select the desired Teletext. This option is
only available if more than one service on the current satellite transponder actually transmits Teletext
information. If this is not the case you cannot make a selection.
Screen format:
Standard mode 16:9 = on/off
Enabling this shows the TuxText in 16:9 Aspect Ratio. Press the OK-Button to enable or disable this
option. The default setting is disabled.
Text/TV mode 16:9 = on/off
Enabling this, switches the TV to 16:9 Aspect Ratio if the PIG-Mode is activated with the
Volumedown-Button. Press the OK-Button to enable or disable this option. The default setting is
disabled.
Note:
On some older 4:3 TV’s these Modes may not work. If enabled, it could happen, that your TV switches away
from the VCR or A/V socket. If you are using a 4:3 TV, we suggest not to enable these modes.
Brightness:
Here you can adjust the brightness of your Teletext. Press the Navigation-Buttons left or right to
adjust the brightness.
Transparency:
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Here you can adjust the transparency value of your Teletext. Press the Navigation-Buttons left or
right to adjust the alpha value.
National character set:
automatic recognition = on/off
The national codepage detection is used to display the teletext pages with the right letterset for your
location. Press the OK-Button to enable or disable this option. The default setting is enabled. If
disabled, use the Navigation-Buttons left or right, to choose your codepage.
For further information see www.tuxtxt.net
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9 Sleep timer
Using the sleep timer you can put your QBox into standby or turn it off after a predetermined amount
of time.
Press the blue Options-Button and select the option “Sleep Timer”
Shutdown QBox after:
Set the number of minutes after you wish the predetermined shutdown action to be executed.
Timer status:
Set this option to “enabled” to activate a set sleep timer or to “disabled” to deactivate a set sleep
timer.
Press the red Options-Button to change the status.
Sleep timer action:
Select “Deep Standby” to completely turn off you QBox or “Standby” to put it into standby mode.
Press the green Options-Button to toggle the sleep timer action.
Ask before shutdown:
If this option is set to “Yes” a safety window will appear once the sleep timer is executed asking you if
you really want to turn off your QBox.
Press the yellow Options-Button to toggle this option.
Once you have set all options to your liking press the OK-Button to save your settings.
A short note will tell you that the sleep timer has
been activated.
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10
Preferences
10.1 Language
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD
menu. Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Language…” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Language” menu will open up.
Select your desired and language with the
Navigation-Buttons up and down. Press the OKButton to activate.
The Exit-Button will quit this menu.
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10.2 Customize
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Customize…” and press the OK-Button.
Setup modes:
There are three different user modes: Simple, Intermediate and Expert. This gives you the
possibility to set the level of options to your needs. Intermediate is the default setting. We will
not explain the expert mode in detail in this manual.
Simple mode:
Margin before record (minutes):
Set the desired forerun in minutes for a recording.
Margin after record:
Set the desired lag in minutes for a recording.
Show blinking clock in display during recording:
Select weather you want the time in the LC/Display to blink during a recording or not.
Infobar timeout:
Set the desired time after which you want the Infobar to disappear. You can choose between one and
ten seconds or “no timeout”.
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Intermediate mode:
These settings supplement the settings in simple mode.
Recordings always have priority:
If this option is set to “Yes” your QBox will automatically switch to the service which is
supposed to be recorded in case there is a conflict with an existing timer.
If you set this option to “No” you will be asked if you want to switch to the service which is
supposed to be recorded.
Show positioner movement:
If you own a satellite dish with a positioner you can see a flashing symbol of a satellite dish
on your screen if you set this option to “yes”.
Enable multi bouquets:
Set this option to “Yes” if you want to use multiple bouquets.
Change bouquets in quickzap:
If this option is set to “Yes” you will automatically be taken to the next bouquet while
changing channels once you have reached the end of one bouquet.
Alternative radio mode:
Set this option to “Yes” if you want the handling in the Radio mode to be the same as in the
TV mode.
Action on long powerbutton press:
Set your desired option what is supposed to happen if you push the Power-Button for a few
seconds. The possible options are “show shutdown menu” and “immediate shutdown”.
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10.3 Setting the time zone
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Timezone…” and press the OK-Button.
The “Time zone” menu will open up.
Use the left/right-Buttons to select the
desired time zone.
Press the green Options-Button to save the
setting or the red Options-Button to discard
them.
10.4 A/V Settings
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD
menu. Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “A/V settings…” and press the OK-Button.
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Video output:
This option selects to which output the video signal will be sent to.
HDMI
If you have connected your TV to the HDMI output of your QBox set the “Output type” option to HDMI
Scart
If you have connected your TV to the Scart output of your QBox set the “Output type” option to Scart.
Mode:
Use the Navigation-Buttons left/right to select the desired screen resolution. This option is only
available for the output type HDMI.
Refresh Rate: (This option is only available for the output types HDMI)
Select the refresh rate supported by your TV screen. This is either 50Hz or 60Hz.
Display 4:3 content as:
Pillarbox
4:3 shows will be shown in full height on a 16:9 screen and you will have black bars on both sides.
Pan&Scan
4:3 shows will be shown in full width on a 16:9 screen and a bit will be cut off on the top and bottom.
Just Scale
4:3 shows will be shown in full height on a 16:9 screen and are stretched to fit the width of your
screen.
Nonlinear
Only the outer parts of the picture are stretched to prevent the center from being distorted. You will
still have a full screen picture.
AC3 default:
If a program is transmitted with an AC3 audio track (e.g. Dolby Digital), the QBox switches
automatically to this audio track.
Volume control of AC3 signals only works if AC3 downmix is activated. Please keep in mind that AC3
downmix will disable the output of real AC3 signals on every audio out, even on the S/P DIF output.
AC3 downmix:
If you’re watching a show with a AC3 audio track it will be changed into a stereo signal. Set this
option to “yes” if you have an AV-Receiver that does not support Dolby Digital. s e r M a n u a l D r
e a m b o x D M 80 0 H D P V R
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These options are only available if the output type is set to “Scart”:
Mode: Scart
Select the standard supported by your TV screen. This is usually either PAL or NTSC. If you own a
TV screen which supports both modes you can also select the Multi option. You TV screen will
automatically switch depending on the input signal. These options are only available if the output type
is set to “Scart”.
Aspect ratio:
Automatic (Standard)
4:3 shows will be shown as 4:3 and 16:9 shows will be shown as 16:9.
4:3
Display 16:9 content as:
Letterbox
16:9 programs will be displayed on 4:3 TV’s with black beams at top and bottom.
Pan&Scan
16:9 programs will be zoomed to full height on 4:3 TV’s, parts of the picture on the left and right side
will cut off.
Just Scale
4:3 shows will be shown in full height on a 16:9 screen and are stretched to fit the width of your
screen.
16:9 and 16:10:
Display 4:3 content as:
Please see previous page.
Color format:
- CVBS (FBAS),
- RGB (Red, Green, Blue separated),
- SVideo (Color- and Brightness signal separated)
WSS on 4:3:
Check the checkbox to disable zooming on some 16:9 TV’s during 4:3 transmissions.
Press the green Options-Button to save the setting or the red Options-Button to discard them.
You are taken back to the “System“ menu.
Note!
Please keep in mind the possible settings of your TV. Some 16:9 TVs automatically zoom on
4:3 content to give you a full screen picture. Refer to your TV’s instruction manual for
reference.
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10.5 LC-Display
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD
menu. Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Display setup…” and press the OK-Button.
Using the Navigation-Buttons left and right you
can set the brightness of the LC-Display.
“Standby” set the brightness value for standby.
All changes will take effect immediately.
Press the green Options-Button to save the
setting or the red Options-Button to discard
them.
You are taken back to the “System“ menu.
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10.6 Front Panel LED color and Intensity
It is possible to customize the Front Panel LED’s color and brightness.
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD
menu. Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “SenseWheel Setup…” and press the OK-Button.
SenseWheel
Using the Navigation-Buttons left and
right you can set the values of the
SenseWheel (Touch Pad in the front
panel) “Enable” option of the
SenseWheel is default. With “Disable”
the SenseWheel will be disabled to
prevent accidental mistyping.
Leds
Front Panel leds can be tuned “ON” or
“OFF” and Hue, Saturation and
Brightness can be changed using the
progress bar.
Board Leds
Board Leds are located beneath the
Front Panel and can be tuned “ON” or
“OFF” and Hue, Saturation and
Brightness can be changed using the
progress bar.
Board Leds status can be changed even
for Stand-by mode.
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10.7 Network
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Network…” and press the OK-Button.
3. Navigate to the option “Device setup…” and press the OK-Button.
4. Navigate to the option “Integrated Ethernet” and press the OK-Button.
Note!
If you are using a DHCP server in your LAN, configure the DHCP server so it does not assign the IP
address used by the QBox. Otherwise an IP address collision is possible. Refer to the DHCP server’s
manual about how to configure a DHCP address pool.
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Use the Navigation-Buttons and the Numeric-Keypad to change the values.
Use DHCP:
If enabled your QBox will get its IP from a DHCP server. If you are using a router to access the
internet you usually have a DHCP server. Disable this option to set a static IP address.
IP Address:
Enter the IP address here.
Netmask:
Enter the subnet mask (Usually 255.255.255.0).
Gateway:
Enter the router’s IP address here, if the QBox is connected to the Internet over a router.
Nameserver:
Enter the DNS-Server’s IP address here. DNS is used to translate a Domain name to an IP address.
Normally, if the Type is set to LAN, there is no need for a DNS entry. If the QBox is connected to
the Internet over a router, enter the router’s IP address here.
Activate the network:
Press the OK-Button to save the setting and activate the network.
Nameserver Setup
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Network…” and press the OK-Button.
3. Navigate to the option “Nameserver setup…” and press the OK-Button.
Nameserver:
Enter the DNS-Server’s IP address of your LAN here. DNS is used to translate a Domain name to an
IP address. Normally, if the Type is set to LAN, there is no need for a DNS entry. If the QBox is
connected to the Internet over a router, enter the router’s IP address here.
Press the green Options-Button if you want to add a seconds nameserver.
You can enter a maximum of two nameservers.
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10.8 Wi-Fi Configuration
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
2. The “System” menu will open up.
3. Navigate to the option “Network…” and press the OK-Button.
This screen will appear if the Wi-Fi Module is
correctly installed (see Appendix “A” chapter 14).
If the standard Network Screen will appear
(see Appendix “A” chapter 10.7).
it means that the
Wi-Fi module has not been installed
correctly. Please check the installation again.
Press on Wireless tag to enter the next menu.
(Please note that the red cross “X” beside “Wireless will
become a green “V” right after the first successful wireless
configuration)
Adapter Settings: Explained afterward
Nameserver settings: DNS server IP.
Network test: LAN Adapter, Local Connect,
DHCP, IP Address, Name Server tester.
Restart Network: This option will restart and reinitialize the Wi-Fi Module
Scan Wireless Networks: This will scan for the
network Access Points or Routers connected in
the area. Explained afterward
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Set “Use Interface” to “yes” to enable the Wi-Fi.
This screen will appear.
Refer to the network settings chapter 10.7 for
standard network settings.
Encryption is coming on next slide
For Wi-Fi encryption set the option
“Encryption” to “on”.
Encryption supported are:
WEP, WPA and WPA2
Scan Wireless Networks: This will scan for the
network Access Points or Routers connected in
the area. Press Green-button to connect to the
Access Point. Press Yellow-button to refresh (rescan) the list of Access Points in the area.
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10.9 Skin
Selecting another skin will change the looks of your OSD(On-Screen-Display).
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD
menu. Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Skin” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Skin” menu will open up.
Navigate to your desired skin and press the OK-Button.
To fully activate the skin the system needs
to be restarted.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up/down to
select your desired option and press the
OK-Button.
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10.10
Factory reset
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD
menu. Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “System” and press the OK-Button.
 The “System” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Factory reset” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Factory reset” menu will open up.
You will be asked if you really want to reset all
your
settings to the factory defaults.
If you select “yes” all your settings and bouquets will
be lost.
Afterwards your QBox will be restarted
automatically.
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11
Service searching
11.1 DVB-S Tuner configuration
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD
menu. Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “Service searching” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Service searching” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Tuner configuration” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Choose tuner“ menu will open up.
3. Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to select the “Socket A” and press the OK-Button.
The DVB-S2 tuner’s name may be different from the one shown in the picture
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11.1.1 Single satellite – direct connection (DVB-S)
Use this type of configuration if you want to receive a single satellite with a Single Universal LNB. The
coax cable is directly connected from you QBox to the LNB.
Please read the section 11.1 DVB-S configuration to learn how to get into this menu.
The “Satconfig” menu will open up.
Use the up/down-Buttons to navigate to the
“DiSEqC-Mode” option and use the left/rightButtons to select “Single”.
Navigate to the option “Satellite”.
Use to the Navigation-Buttons left and right
to select the desired satellite and press the
OK-Button.
You are taken back to the “Select slot“ menu.
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11.1.2 Two satellites via Toneburst A/B (DVB-S)
Use this type of configuration if you want to receive two satellites from one LNB each. It does not
matter if you use one or two dishes to achieve this.
Connect the two coax cables form the two LNBs to a so-called Toneburst switch and connect the
coax cable from the Toneburst switch to your QBox.
Please read the section 11.1 DVB-S configuration to learn how to get into this menu.
The “Satconfig” menu will open up.
Use the up/down-Buttons to navigate to the
“DiSEqC-Mode” option and use the left/rightButtons to select “Toneburst A/B”.
For Port A and Port B select the desired
satellites just as described in the Single
satellite – direct connection section.
Make sure you know which satellite is
connected to which input on the Toneburst
switch.
If you do not find any services in the
transponder scan later, exchange the two
satellites in this list and try again.
Press the OK-Button to save your settings.
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11.1.3 Two satellites via DiSEqC A/B (DVB-S)
Use this type of configuration if you want to receive two satellites from one Twin Universal or Quad
Universal LNB. It does not matter if you use one or two dishes to achieve this.
In this case the LNBs are connected to a so-called Multiswitch from which the signal is via coax
cabled to the satellite receivers (QBoxes) in your household.
Please read the section 11.1 DVB-S configuration to learn how to get into this menu.
The “Satconfig” menu will open up.
Use the up/down-Buttons to navigate to the “DiSEqCMode” option and use the left/rightButtons to select “DiSEqC A/B”.
For Port A and Port B select the desired satellites just as
described in the Single satellite – direct connection
section.
Make sure you know which satellite is connected to which
input on the Toneburst switch.
If you do not find any services in the transponder scan
later, exchange the two satellites in this list and try again.
Press the OK-Button to save your settings.
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11.1.4 Four satellites via DiSEqC A/B/C/D (DVB-S)
Use this type of configuration if you want to receive four satellites from one Single Universal or Twin
Universal LNB for four or eight parties. It does not matter if you use one or two dishes to achieve this.
In this case the LNBs are connected to a so-called Multiswitch from which the signal is via coax
cabled to the satellite receivers (QBoxes) in your household.
Please read the section 11.1 DVB-S configuration to learn how to get into this menu.
The “Satconfig” menu will open up.
Use the up/down-Buttons to navigate to the
“DiSEqC-Mode” option and use the left/rightButtons to select “DiSEqC A/B/C/D”.
For Ports A, B, C and D select the desired
satellites just as described in the Single
satellite – direct connection section.
Make sure you know which satellite is
connected to which input on the Toneburst
switch.
If you do not find any services in the
transponder scan later, exchange the two
satellites in this list and try again.
Press the OK-Button to save your settings.
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11.1.5 Stab Positioner using USALS (DVB-S)
Use this type of configuration if you want to receive many satellites with a Stab positioned from a
Single Universal LNB. The coax cable is directly connected from you QBox to the LNB.
Please read the section 11.1 DVB-S configuration to learn how to get into this menu.
The “Satconfig” menu will open up.
Use the up/down-Buttons to navigate to the
“DiSEqC-Mode” option and use the left/rightButtons to select “Positioner”.
This menu is meant for a Stab positioner. You
only have to enter the geographical details of
your residence.
At http://www.heavens-above.com you can find
the coordinates of your residence.
The rest is done automatically by your QBox with
build-in USALS.
USALS is a model for calculating the position of
all satellites in orbit with a margin of error less
than 0.1 degrees. USALS was developed by the
Stab company.
Everything is done automatically and does not
require any technical know-how.
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11.1.6 Stab Positioner without USALS (DVB-S)
Use this type of configuration if you want to receive many satellites without a Stab positioned from a
Single Universal LNB. The coax cable is directly connected from you QBox to the LNB.
Please read the section 11.1 DVB-S configuration to learn how to get into this menu.
The “Satconfig” menu will open up.
Using the Navigations-Buttons left/right
to select the “advanced” configuration.
Navigate to the option “Satellite”.
Use to the Navigation-Buttons left and
right to select the desired satellite and.
Navigate to the option “Satellite” and
press the Navigation-Button right.
Use the up/down-Buttons to navigate to
the “DiSEqC-Mode” option and use the
left/right-Buttons to select “1.2“.
Navigate to the option “Use Usals for this
sat” and change the setting to “no” using
the Navigation-Buttons left and right.
Navigate to the option “Stored position“
and enter position of the selected satellite
which is saved in the positioner by using
the Numeric Keypad.
Refer to the instruction manual or your
positioner for the number of the saved
position.
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11.2 DVB-T Tuner configuration
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “Service searching” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Service searching” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Tuner configuration” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Choose tuner“ menu will open up.
The DVB-T tuner’s name may be different from the one shown in the picture!
3. Use the Navigation-Buttons up and down to select the DVB-T Tuner and press the OK-Button.
 The “Reception settings” menu will open up.
Choose your region by pressing the
Navigation-Buttons left/right.
If you have connected an active antenna and
you want to run the antenna without its
original power supply set the “Enable 5V for
active antenna” option to “On”.
Press the OK-Button to save your settings.
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11.3 Automatic scan
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD
menu. Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “Service searching” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Service searching” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Automatic scan” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Automatic scan” menu will open up.
Set the “Clear before scan” option to “Yes” if you
want to delete all services before the scan starts.
Otherwise leave the setting to “No” which results
in only new services being added to the channel
list.
To find the new services press the NavigationButtons up/down and afterwards the green
Options-Button to access the “Satellites” view.
You will find them under “New”.
Use the Navigation-Buttons up/down to select
a tuner and the Navigation-Buttons left/right to
enable or disable the scan for the selected tuner.
Press the OK-Button to start the scan.
You can see the progress of the scan here.
The scan is done once you see this menu.
It shows how many channels were found during
the scan.
Press the OK-Button to close this menu.
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11.4 Manual scan
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Setup” and press the OK-Button to select.
1. Navigate to the option “Service searching” and press the OK-Button.
 The “Service searching” menu will open up.
2. Navigate to the option “Manual scan” and press the OK-Button.
The “Service scan” menu will open up.
Use the Navigation-Buttons left/right to select
the tuner on which you want to run the manual
service scan.
All other options can be changed by using the
Navigation-Buttons left/right and depend on
the type of tuner that you want to run the scan
on.
Press the OK-Button to start the manual scan.
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12
Firmware Update.
Important note!
ALL UPDATE PROCEDURES MAY CHANGE ACCORDINGLY WITH DEVELOPMENT
IMPROVEMEMTS. MAKE SURE YOU DOWNLOAD THE LATEST UPDATED USER GUIDE
FROM THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE IN ORDER TO GET THE LAST CHANGES.
QBox updating firmware may be needed to fix some bugs or implement new functions. Some bugs
that user may discover can be already fixed with an updated firmware.
Please use only official firmware downloaded from the official web sites: www.qboxhd.com or
www.duolabs.com
Update can be made via LAN or USB. Both procedures will be shortly described in this guide.
12.1 What is needed to update your QBox
The Hardware needed to update your QBox is the following:
1. PC with Windows OS. Windows XP and Windows Vista are supported.
2. 1x LAN Cable. Ethernet cable can be direct or cross cable. It is needed to connect the QBox
to the LAN to perform the update
or
1x USB Pen min. 1GB. USB Pen is needed to perform the update in stand-alone mode
without using a PC.
3. 1x LAN Switch, HUB or Router. This is needed to maintain a stable the connection with the
QBox. On some PC running Windows Vista OS it is strongly recommended to put a LAN
Switch, HUB or Router while it may not be needed on Windows XP.
The Software needed to update your QBox is the QBox HD Updater. The latest updating software
version can be downloaded from the official web site www.qboxhd.com or www.duolabs.com
Please do not use other software if you are not sure about what you are doing. Failing firmware
update may cause fatal damages (not covered by the warranty).
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12.2 What to update
There are two parts of Box that can be updated.
1. Boot Update. Boot Update will update the NOR memory inside the QBox which contains
Kernel, UBoot and other basic function of the QBox.
Boot Update files have the extension .qhu
Boot Update is a hard update and needs to turn OFF and then ON the QBox.
2. File System Update. File System is the update of the internal USB Pen of your QBox.
Standard sales configuration of the QBox contains a 1GB USB Pen for storage of small
contents or setting or third party applications.
File System update files have the extension .tar.gz or .tbz
File System update is a soft update and needs the Enigma 2 Middleware to be running (the
receiver must be in normal operation mode).
3. Full Recovery. When a fatal error occurs in the Filesystem and USB gets corrupted or it is
needed to do a full update of the entire Filesystem the action to perform is a full recovery. Full
recovery is the full image of the Filesystem and Boot or eventually just the Filesystem. A
detailed description of the type of Full Recovery comes with the file itself.
To perform a full recovery it will be needed to download the full image from the official web
site. It will be explained in chapter 12.4 how to perform the Full Recovery.
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12.3 Updating QBox via LAN (Ethernet)
To proceed with QBox update via LAN (Ethernet) follow the next steps:
1. Download the latest updating software version can be downloaded from the official web
site www.qboxhd.com or www.duolabs.com and install it on your PC.
2. Connect the QBox to your network using cross or direct LAN cable.
It is recommended to connect the QBox to a LAN Switch, HUB or Router to prevent data loss
or timeout on some Windows OS.
3. Launch the QBox HD Updater software:
The first time QBox HD Updater is
launched it will ask for the IP address.
To discover the IP address of your QBox
please check the LAN configuration
See chapters 10.7 and 10.8
Standard parameters are:
Login: root
Password: qboxhd
(low case)
At the end press “Save” and you will be
directed to the main software window.
Progress Bar
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12.3.1 Boot Update
Boot Update. Boot Update will update the NOR memory inside the QBox which contains Kernel,
UBoot and other basic function of the QBox. Boot Update files have the extension .qhu
Boot Update is a hard update and needs to turn OFF and then ON the QBox.
To start Boot Update press the
“Update Button”.
Choose the .QHU file.
Turn OFF and ON the QBox and the
upload will start automatically.
When finished a message will appear
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12.3.2 Filesystem Update
File System is the update of the internal USB Pen of your QBox.
Standard sales configuration of the QBox contains a 1GB USB Pen for storage of small contents or
setting or third party applications. File System update files have the extension .tar.gz
File System update is a soft update and needs the Enigma 2 Middleware to be running (the receiver
must be in normal operation mode).
To start File System Update press
the “Update Button”.
Choose the .tar.gz or .tbz file.
Make sure Enigma 2
(The Middleware/OSD of the
receiver) is running!
When finished a message will appear
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12.4 Updating QBox via USB Pen
It is possible to update the QBox via USB Pen in stand-alone mode. This update can be a partial
update or either a Full Recevory depending on the file that is downloaded from official web site.
1. USB Pen with the update file can be formatted in FAT32 mode.
2. Download the latest QBox update file and make sure the file you are using has the correct
extension tar.gz or .tbz
3. Uncompress the .tar.gz or .tbz file into a blank USB Pen (FAT 32 formatted).
All files must be inside the folder “qboxhd_update”.
Make sure qboxhd_update folder is in the main root of the USB Pen and the files and
contained in the qboxhd_update directory and not in a subdirectory.
4. Plug the USB Pen in one of USB ports.
5. Turn the QBox OFF.
6. Turn the QBox ON. (Make sure the USB Pen is connected)
7. Wait until the QBox is booting up.
IMPORTANT NOTE!
DO NOT TURN THE RECEIVER OFF WHILE THE UPDATE IS IN PROGRESS. IT MAY
TAKE SEVERAL MINUTES!!
12.5 USB Pen features.
Any USB Pen can be used to do the update but it is recommended to use high quality USB pens as
the Filesystem is a critical part for the entire Set Top Box usage, it can be considered as the hard disk
of a Personal Computer.
The USB Pen containing the Filesystem must be formatted in EXT3 (Linux mode) and the label must
be “QBOX_HD” (upper case).
Any other Filesystem pen will not work. As the above format mode or label are features do not apply.
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System Information
13.1 Service
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Information” and press the OK-Button to select.
The “Information” menu will open up.
Navigate to the option “Service” and press the
OK-Button.
This window shows detailed technical information about the current service.
Press one of the four Options-Buttons to get
the following information:
red = Serviceinfo
green = PIDs
yellow = Transponder
blue = Tuner status
Press the OK-Button to close this menu.
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13.2 About (Hard- and Firmware)
If no OSD menu is visible on your screen, press the Menu-Button to open the main OSD menu.
Navigate to the option “Information” and press the OK-Button to select.
The “Information” menu will open up.
Navigate to the option “About…” and press the
OK-Button.
This window shows all relevant information about
the
Hard- and Firmware of your QBox.
Press the OK-Button to close this menu.
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14 APPENDIX A
Wi-Fi Module Mounting.
QBox can host a Wi-Fi Module with technology IEEE 802.11n as plug in for WLAN connection to a
home network through the router and is 100% transparent as the Ethernet connection.
Please remember to keep the cable Ethernet connection enabled (ON) otherwise Wi-Fi Module
will not be activated!
The Wi-Fi Module must be installed inside the QBox and it is not an invasive installation that requires
special skills. If you are a novice please rely on somebody who can mount it for you.
14.1 Wi-Fi Module installation
Please follow step by step:
1. IMPORTANT!
Please disconnect the QBox from the Power Connection. Do not open the QBox if the
power cord is still connected to the power connector.
2. Please use a star screw driver to remove the screw on the back side of the receiver
Screws to remove
from the back
Screws to remove
from the top
Screws to remove
from the bottom
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3. Move the metal cover very slowly to the back like in the following picture:
4. When you come close to the end please pull carefully the metal cover on the
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5. Locate the Wi-Fi Module slot:
Board version 0.3
Board version 0.4
6. Insert the Wi-Fi Module like here:
Board version 0.4
Board version 0.3
7. Carefully pull down the module like here:
Board version 0.3
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8. Connect the antenna connectors properly:
9. Connect the other side of the antenna connector to the back metal panel
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10. Fix the ring:
11. Fix the Wi-Fi Antenna
12. Repeat this operation for each of the 3 antennas included in the Wi-Fi module Kit.
13. Close the receiver doing all the procedures on the way around.
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Technical Specifications
System and Chipsets:
•
Chipset STi7101 (ST40 with SH4 Core) at 266Mhz
•
8MByte of NOR ROM for secure bootloader storage
•
128 MB of system RAM.
•
FPGA Chipset at 100 Mhz as co-processor with soft 32-bit MCU16MB D-RAM
Video Decoding and Resolution
H.264 (MPEG-4 part 10) and MPEG-2. HD display multi format capable (1080I, 720P, 480P/576P,
480I/576I)
Audio Output
WMA-9, WMA-9 Pro, MPEG-1 layer I/II, MPEG-2 layer II, MPEG-2 AAC, MPEG-4 AAC LC 2channel/5.1 channel MPEG-4 AAC+SBR 2-channel/5.1 channel, Dolby® Digital EX, Pro Logic® II,
MLP™ and DTS®. (Potential Audio output. Not all formats are implemented at present)
Operating System:
•
Linux Operating System kernel release 2.6.23.16 (or higher)
•
DVB-API version 3 and version 5 (DVB-S2)
Input/Output:
3 x Tuner Input
3 x USB 2.0 input (one used for Filesystem purposes)
2 x ISO 7816 Smartcard Readers
2 x Common Interface Slots
1 x RS-232 Interface
1 x 2,2 inches TFT Display 65536 colors
2 x Scart (RGB, FBAS or S-Video)
1 x RGB Connector (3 RCA - Red Green Blue)
1 x Component (3 RCA - 1 x Video 2 x Audio R/L)
1 x HDMI Output.
1 x S/PDIF Interface for digital bit stream out (AC-3)
1 x LAN (Ethernet) connection at 10/100Mbit
1 x Wi-Fi (WLAN connection) is embedding 802.11N technology (optional)
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Contacts
Duolabs Spa
Via Baggi, 28
36061 Bassano Del Grappa (Vicenza)
Italy
Telephone and Fax
Tel. +39-0424-1951.000
Fax. +39-0424-1951.500 International
Email:
Sales & General
info@duolabs.com
Technical Support
support@duolabs.com
Instant Messaging
Sales & General
MSN Messenger: riccardo@cellularcenter.it
(no Email here)
Skype: duolabs
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Copyright notes
© Duolabs Spa 2009. All rights reserved.
This product contains files that are distributed under different licenses, especially a OpenSource License, the GNU General Public License. You can find details about this License
on the next three pages. Additional notes about the source code and patches under
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