Instruction manual | Advanced Global Technology RR101 Satellite Radio User Manual

XM Satellite Radio Receiver
Instruction Manual
Model R101
Important: This manual contains important safety and operating information. Please read, understand,
and follow the instructions in this manual. Failure to do so could result in personal injury, death, and/or
damage to your Sportscaster, accessories, and/or to your vehicle or property.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2. This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
The AGT XM Sportscaster Satellite Radio Receiver incorporates an
FM transmitter and is therefore classified as an intentional
transmitter. Changes or modifications to the unit not expressly
approved by AGT can void your authority to operate this
equipment.
IMPORTANT: The FCC and FAA have not certified the AGT XM
Sportscaster Satellite Radio Receiver for use in any aircraft
(neither portable nor permanent installation). Therefore, AGT
cannot support this type of application or installation.
This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to
potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages
that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death.
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A Brief History
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About Advanced Global Technology
About XM Satellite Radio
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Let’s Get Started
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First, some important reminders
Controls
Display
Remote Control
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Activating Your Sportscaster
Installation
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Mounting to the Dashboard or Console
Mounting to the Windshield
Mounting in the Home
Using the Portable Battery Kit
Listening to XM
Tuning Categories and Channels
Categories
Direct Tuning via Remote Control (only)
Channels 0 and 1
FAV (Favorite Channels)
Storing Favorites
Exceptions to Storing Favorites
Customizing Your Favorites
Move Favorite to Top
Deleting Favorites
Exiting Favorites Mode
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Personalizing Your Sportscaster
FM Transmitter
Frequencies
Audio Level
Tuning Options
Manual Tune
Auto Tune
Display Options
Contrast
Brightness
Cycle Display
Scrolling
BackLight Timeout
Clock Features
Alarm
Sleep
Auto Shutdown
Format
Time Zone
Daylight Savings
Defaults
Antenna Aiming
Other Things You Should Know
Troubleshooting
Warranty
Warranty Information
Warranty Service Provided
Warranty Service Not Provided
What to Do for Warranty Service
To Obtain Warranty Service
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
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A Brief History
A Brief History
Thank you for purchasing the new AGT Sportscaster Satellite Radio Receiver-smaller,
lighter, and more versatile than any receiver available.
• Mount your Sportscaster into cradles that are easily installed in your vehicle or your
home. Connect your Sportscaster's power, and antenna connectors and you are
ready to enjoy XM Satellite Radio.
• A built-in FM transmitter allows you to hear XM programming on your car or home
FM radio, using an unused frequency on the FM band.
• Available accessory kits make your Sportscaster useable in the home or on the go.
About Advanced Global Technology
Advanced Global Technology (AGT) is a worldwide leader in mobile, home and portable
electronics and audio technology. With its exciting line of satellite radio products,
AGT offers a broad portfolio of products to answer a wide variety of information and
entertainment needs-in the vehicle, home, office, and portable environments.
About XM Satellite Radio
XM Satellite Radio is the nation's leading provider of satellite radio with more than 6
million subscribers. XM offers more than 160 digital radio channels: 100% commercialfree music channels, ranging from hip hop to opera, rock to bluegrass, big band to
reggae; 71 talk radio channels, including news, sports, comedy, and children's programming; and 21 channels of round-the-clock traffic and weather reports.
Subscribers pay $12.95 a month for the XM service, which was named Best Radio
Service by the music industry's leading magazine Billboard at the 2004 Digital
Entertainment Awards. Exclusive programming on XM includes Major League
Baseball® games for every team, all season long. You can listen to XM on a variety of
satellite radio receivers for the vehicle, home, and portable use. In-dash XM radios are
available in more than 120 vehicle models for the 2006 model year. XM is broadcast
via satellite from coast to coast, so you can listen to XM continuously as you travel
across the country.
* To receive the XM service, you must subscribe to XM. Available in the continental United States and Canada only. Satellite radio reception depends
on the ability of the antenna to receive a signal. The signal may not be available in buildings or if obstructed (e.g., by mountains, trees, bridges, etc).
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First, some important reminders:
We know you're eager to turn on your new Sportscaster and listen to XM, but please
take a moment to read through this instruction manual.
Warning: This manual contains important safety and operating information.
Please read, understand, and follow the instructions in this manual. Failure to do so
could result in personal injury, death, and/or damage to your Sportscaster,
accessories, and/or to your vehicle or property.
Warning: When using this product it is always important to keep your eyes on
the road and your hands on the wheel. Not doing so could result in injury and/or
death to you or to others and/or in property damage.
Caution: Use your Sportscaster only with the enclosed components or approved
accessories. Do not modify wires or other connectors in any way; you could cause a
malfunction, which could damage your Sportscaster and will void your warranty.
Caution: Refrain from using food or drinks near your Sportscaster. Spilling food
or drinks on the unit can damage it. Also, improperly installing the antenna cable
can cause leaks, which can damage your Sportscaster and/or your vehicle.
Caution: If you’re not going to operate your vehicle for an extended period of
time (e.g. parking garage while on vacation) unplug your Sportscaster receiver from
the cigarette lighter adapter.
Let’s Get Started
Let's Get Started
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Let’s Get Started
Controls
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Menu - access advanced features and personalized settings
Power - turns the Sportscaster on or off
Fav (Favorites) - store up to 30 of your favorite channels
Up and Down Arrows - change channels, menu options
Select - enter, change display mode options
Right and Left Arrows - change categories, menu options
Display
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Signal Strength Indicator - 1 to 3 bars
Power Connection Indicator - displayed when connected to external power
Battery Indicator - displays battery strength and charging status
Alarm Indicator - displayed when alarm clock feature is active
Mute - displayed when mute button is pressed from the remote control
Auto Off Indicator - displayed when auto shutdown feature is active
Sleep Indicator - displayed when sleep mode feature is active
Fav (Favorites) - displayed when favorite tuning mode is active
Additional Info - channel name, channel number, category name, artist, song title,
time and other information.
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Menu - access advanced features and personalized settings
Power - turns the Sportscaster on or off
Fav (Favorites) - store up to 30 of your favorite channels
Up and Down Arrows - change channels, menu options
Select - enter, change display mode options
Numbers - enter a channel directly
Mute - turns audio off
Right and Left Arrows - change categories, menu options
Let’s Get Started
Remote Control
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Activating Your Sportscaster
Activating Your Sportscaster
Use the Up and Down Arrow buttons to tune Channel 0, then push the Select button.
You should see an 8-character XM Radio ID in the display. (The XM Radio ID is also
Printed on the package.)
Please write the XM Radio ID here:
Note: Carefully check your XM Radio ID. The letters I, O, S, and F are not used.
Activate your XM Satellite Radio service by contacting XM at
http://activate.xmradio.com or by calling 1.800.XM.RADIO (1.800.967.2346).
You will need your XM Radio ID and a major credit card.
XM will send a signal from the satellites to activate the full channel lineup. Activation
normally takes 10 to 15 minutes, but during peak busy periods, you may need to keep
your Sportscaster on for up to an hour to complete the activation process. When you
can access the full channel lineup on your Sportscaster, you're done!
Warning: When using this product it is always important to keep your eyes on
the road and your hands on the wheel. Not doing so could result in injury and/or
death to you or to others and/or in property damage.
Warning: Failure to do so could result in personal injury, death, and/or damage
to your Sportscaster, accessories, and/or to your vehicle or property.
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Mounting to the Dashboard or Console
If using the AMPs mounting
holes to fasten the Sportscaster
car mount to your dash or
console, Bolt or screw the
Sportscaster car mount in place
and proceed to step 3. AMPs is
the standard hole spacing used
in most mobile phone mounts.
1. Remove the protective film
from one side of the supplied
double sided tape. Press
firmly to secure the tape to
the bottom of the car mount.
(Figure 1).
2. Remove the protective film
from the remaining side of
the double sided tape. Place
the car mount in the
appropriate location on the
vehicle's dash or console and
press firmly. (Figure 2).
3. Push the Sportscaster into
the car mount until it locks
into place. (Figure 3).
4. Connect the DC Power,
antenna and audio connectors (if required) to the appropriate jacks. (Figure 4).
5. For best reception, place the XM antenna on the vehicle’s metallic roof, at least 6”
from any window or sunroof. It can be placed in the front, middle, or rear of the
roof. (Figure 5).
6. To remove the Sportscaster, push the release tab on the top of the car mount
upward and pull the Sportscaster forward.
If the car is a convertible, you may mount the antenna on the metal trunk lid. It
should be at least 4” from the rear window. Ensure that the antenna and cable
don’t interfere with the opening or closing of the convertible top or the trunk lid.
Installation
Installation
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Installation
Installation
Mounting to the Windshield
1. Insert the 2 suction cups into
the larger side of the holes
on the car mounting bracket
and slide outward to lock in
place. (Figure 1).
2. Loosen the thumb screw and
rotate the Sportscaster car
mount to the appropriate
angle for your vehicle's
windshield. Retighten the
thumb screw. Place the
suction cups on the
Sportscaster car mount in an
appropriate location on your
windshield. Press firmly to
secure the car mount in
place. (Figure 2).
3. Push the Sportscaster into
the car mount until it locks
into place. (Figure 3).
4. Connect the DC Power,
antenna and audio
connectors (if required) to
the appropriate jacks.
(Figure 4).
5. For best reception, place the
XM antenna on the vehicle’s metallic roof, at least 6” from any window or sunroof.
It can be placed in the front, middle, or rear of the roof. (Figure 5).
6. To remove the Sportscaster XM Satellite Radio Receiver, push the release tab on
the top of the Sportscaster car mount upward and pull the Sportscaster forward.
If the car is a convertible, you may mount the antenna on the metal trunk lid. It
should be at least 4” from the rear window. Ensure that the antenna and cable
don’t interfere with the opening or closing of the convertible top and the trunk lid.
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Mounting in the Home
1. Push the Sportscaster into the
home mount until it locks into place.
(Figure 1).
2. Connect the AC Power, antenna and
audio cable (if required) to the
appropriate jacks. (Figure 2).
3. Place the antenna on a window or
an exterior wall so that it points
south. (Figure 3).
4. To Remove the Sportscaster, push
the release tab on the top of the
home mount upward and pull the
Sportscaster forward.
Installation
Using the Portable Battery Kit
1. Attaching the battery to your
Sportscaster is simple. First, install
battery by lining up the battery
with the slots in the back of your
Sportscaster. Next, slide the battery
into place until it is locked. (Figure 1).
For a complete charge, the battery
must be charged for approximately
3 hours. The battery life is
approximately 4 hours.
2. To attach the belt clip onto your
Sportscaster, push the Sportscaster
into the belt clip until it locks into
place. (Figure 2).
3. Plug the connector of the integrated
XM antenna headset into the
connectors with the wire exiting
upwards as shown in (Figure 3).
4. To remove the Sportscaster, push the release tab on the top of the belt clip
upward and pull the Sportscaster forward.
Installation
Installation
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Listening to XM
Listening to XM
Tuning Categories and Channels
Categories
The XM channels are arranged by categories. Pressing the select button enters first
channel in that category. The Left and Right Arrow buttons move Sportscaster
forward or backward through the available XM categories. The Up and Down Arrow
buttons are then used to tune to a channel from within the selected category. After
displaying the desired channel, press the select button to tune that channel.
You can tune through all the available XM channels using the "All Channels" Category
option within the Category listings.
Direct Tuning via Remote Control (only)
You can select a channel directly by entering its channel number with the Remote
Control numeric buttons. Channel 12 can be entered as "1", followed by "2", and
pressing the Select button. You may also input "0", followed by "1", and "2".
Note: Channel numbers which do not have channels assigned to them, that are blocked, or that
are not authorized for the Sportscaster will not be displayed during navigation.
Channels 0 and 1
You can navigate to channel 0 or 1 from within the "All Channels" Category option or
by direct tuning via the Remote Control. Channel "0" displays the Radio ID, Channel
"1" is the XM preview channel
FAV (Favorite Channels)
The FAV feature allows you to store up to 30 of your favorite channels.
Press the FAV button and the display will show the following:
The top line will show FAV, the lower line shows the number of Favorites stored out
of the 30 locations available (X of 30 stored).
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Exceptions to Storing Favorites
If 30 favorites are already stored, Sportscaster will indicate that the favorite
locations are full.
If a channel has already been stored, the channel cannot be stored again. In this
case the Favorite Exists message will appear:
Tuning Favorites
There are two ways to tune to your Favorite channels:
1. With each press of the FAV button the Sportscaster moves through the stored
Favorites in succession. Favorites are accessed in the order they are stored.
2. Press the Up and Down Arrow buttons to navigate forward or backward through
the stored Favorites.
Customizing Your Favorites
Move Favorite to Top
You can move any stored Favorite channel to the first position in your Favorites list.
To move the favorite channel you are currently listening to, press and hold the Select
button down for 2 seconds. The following message appears on the display.
Listening to XM
Storing Favorites
If you would like to store a favorite channel, tune to the desired channel and press
the FAV button for 2 seconds. The message "Favorite Stored" is displayed on the first
line, the lower line will display the Channel Name and Channel Number for 3 seconds.
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Listening to XM - Personalizing Your Sportscaster
Deleting Favorites
To delete a Favorite channel, tune to that channel while in FAV mode. Press and hold
the FAV button down for 2 seconds. The following message will appear.
Select Yes to delete that channel. A confirmation message indicating Favorite Cleared
is displayed. Select No to return to the first stored favorite.
Exiting Favorites Mode
Press either the Left or Right Arrow buttons to Category tune and exit Favorites
mode. The FAV indicator will be deactivated on the display.
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You can easily adapt your Sportscaster to suit your listening habits. Simply press the
Menu button to see the options you can customize. Pressing the Menu button enters
the menu options mode. The menus are then navigated using a combination of the
Select, Menu, and the Up/Down/Left/Right Arrow buttons.
Any Menu option that has a sub-menu is displayed with a right-facing arrow. The
Up/Down Arrow buttons then move through the options in that sub menu. Pressing
the Right Arrow or Select button will enter the submenu(s).
When a menu option is selected the display flashes to indicate the selection is
stored. The menu button backs out of the previous menu level. The Sportscaster
returns to the initial display of the current submenu.
FM Transmitter
Frequencies
This feature will enable the Sportscaster to broadcast XM content via a wireless
Transmitter on an FM frequency between 88.1MHz to 107.9MHz. The FM Transmitter is
disabled when either in battery mode or when the audio output is in use.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up and Down Arrow buttons to navigate to FM Transmitter.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the FM Transmitter sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Frequencies and choose an
available frequency that is not being used by an FM Broadcaster in your area.
5. Press the Select button to store the frequency.
Note: The FM frequency you select may need to be changed when traveling. This is due to the
differences in signal strength of local FM stations and is not a problem with your
Sportscaster.
Audio Level
The Audio Level option adjusts the Sportscasters audio output. There are 10 levels of
adjustment available.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to navigate to Audio Level.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Audio Level sub menu.
Press the Left or Right Arrow button to adjust the audio level to your comfort.
Press the Select button to store the new setting.
Note: The default setting is level 6.
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Note: 88.1 is the default frequency.
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Tuning Options
The Tuning Options are used to set the method that channels are tuned. There are
two tuning options available.
Manual Tune
Manual Tune mode allows the user to choose channels by viewing the programming
and tuning the desired channel only after pressing the Select button.
1. Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
2. Press the Up or Down Arrow button to navigate to Tuning Options.
3. Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Tuning Options sub menu.
4. Press the Up or Down Arrow button to navigate to Manual Tune.
5. Press the Select or Right Arrow button to set Manual Tune mode.
Note: The default setting is Manual Tune.
Auto Tune
Auto Tune will tune to each channel when the channel is viewed without pressing
the Select button.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to navigate to Tuning Options.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Tuning Options sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to navigate to Auto Tune.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to set Auto Tune mode.
Note: Channel selection using the remote control keypad is always tuned automatically.
Display Options
Contrast
This option is used to adjust the Sportscasters display contrast. There are 10 levels
of adjustment available.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Display Options.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Display Options sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Contrast.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Contrast setting screen
Press the Left or Right Arrow button to adjust the contrast to your desired level.
Press the Select button to store the new setting.
Note: The default setting is level 6.
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Brightness
This option is used to adjust the Sportscasters display brightness. There are 10 levels
of adjustment available.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to navigate to Display Options.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Display Options sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to navigate to Brightness.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Brightness setting screen
Press the Left or Right Arrow button to set the brightness to your desired level.
Press the Select button to store the new setting.
Note: The default setting is level 6.
Cycle Display
This option alternates the Sportscaster through the three available display modes at
five second intervals. See below for a description of the available views.
There are 3 display views.
1. Artist/Song Title View - Artist is on the top line, Song Title is on the bottom.
2. Category/Channel View - Category Name is on the top line, Channel Info is on the bottom.
3. Time/Artist-Song Title View - Current time is on the top line, Artist-Song are on the bottom.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Display Options.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Display Options sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Cycle Display.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Cycle Display sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to select On or Off.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to store the new setting.
Scrolling
This option defines the way information is displayed. There are two modes available
Scroll Display and Page Display. Scroll Display shows the information that extends
beyond the available 16 characters on the display by scrolling the text from right to
left. Page Display shows the current viewable text that will fit on the screen, and
then replaces it with the missing text.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Display Options.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Display Options sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Scrolling.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Scrolling sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to select Scroll Display or Page Display.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to store the new display setting.
Note: The default setting is Scrolling Display.
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Note: The default setting is Cycle Display Off.
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BackLight Timeout
This option powers the Sportscaster’s backlight Off after a preset time has elapsed.
This feature is only active when using the Portable Battery Kit to power your
Sportscaster.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Display Options.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Display Options sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Timeout.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Backlight Timeout screen.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to select either Off, 1, 3 or 5 minutes.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the desired time.
Note: The default setting for the BackLight Timeout is Off.
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Alarm
This option powers the Sportscaster on at a preset time. The Alarm feature will only
operate if the Sportscaster is currently powered off and able to receive XM Satellite
Radio signal. Settings for the Alarm are permanently stored and still active after
Sportscaster is powered off. When Alarm feature is enabled the Alarm indicator will
be active on the display.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Clock features.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Clock features sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Alarm.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Alarm screen.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to On/Off.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Alarm On/Off sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to navigate to Alarm On or Alarm off.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to place the Alarm in the desired state.
Note: The default setting for the Alarm is Off.
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Clock Features
This menu option will allow access to all of the time based features available with the
Sportscaster.
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To set the Alarm Time first repeat steps 1-5.
6. Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Time.
7. Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Alarm Time sub menu.
8. Press the Up or Down Arrow button to select the first hour digit.
9. Press the Right Arrow button to move to the next digit.
10.Continue steps 8-9 until the desired time is shown including AM or PM.
11.Press the Select button to set the Alarm time.
Sleep
This option powers the Sportscaster Off after a preset time has elapsed. You can use
the Sportscaster normally and not interrupt the Sleep timer countdown. Sleep
settings are not active after the Sportscaster is powered off. When Sleep mode is
activated, the Sleep indicator will be visible on the display.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Clock features.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Clock features sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Sleep.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Sleep setting screen.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to select either Off, 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the desired Sleep time.
Note: The default setting for the Sleep Timer is Off.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Clock features.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Clock features sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Auto Shutdown.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Auto Shutdown sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to select Enable or Disable.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to store the Auto Shutdown setting
Note: The default setting for Auto Shutdown is Disable.
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Auto Shutdown
This option powers off the Sportscaster after a 1-hour period of no user activity.
After 59-minutes of inactivity, an Auto Shutdown notice appears. If the Select button
is pressed, Auto Shutdown is cancelled.
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Format
This option selects either a 12-hour or 24-hour (military) time display format.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Clock features.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Clock features sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Format.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Format sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to select 12 Hour or 24 Hour.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to store the desired Clock Format.
Note: The default setting for Format is 12 Hour time display.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Clock features.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Clock features sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Time Zone.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Time Zone sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button until the appropriate Time Zone is shown.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to store the desired Time Zone.
Note: Eastern (GMT-5:00) is the default setting
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Time Zone
This option allows you to select the appropriate time zone for your area.
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Daylight Savings
This option will enable the clock to automatically adjust when your time zone
observes daylight savings time.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Clock features.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Clock features sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Daylight Savings.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Daylight Savings sub menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow button to select the correct daylight savings setting.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to store the daylight savings setting.
Note: DST Observed is the default setting.
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This option is used to return the Sportscaster to the original "factory" settings.
Restoring defaults resets all settings to the factory defaults.
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Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Defaults.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Defaults sub menu.
Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the Restore Defaults selection
screen.
5. Press the Left or Right Arrow button to Select Yes or No.
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Defaults
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Antenna Aiming
This option presents feedback indicating the strength of satellite and terrestrial
signals. Use this screen to place your antenna in the optimal position to receive the XM
broadcast.
1. Press the Menu button to enter the Setup Menu.
2. Press the Up or Down Arrow buttons to navigate to Antenna Aiming
3. Press the Select or Right Arrow button to enter the signal strength indicator.
SAT. indicates satellite signal strength.
TER. indicates terrestrial ground repeater signal strength.
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1. Attach all connections firmly and securely.
2. Ensure the cigarette lighter adapter or auxiliary power socket is clean and free of
corrosion.
3. Check the adapter fuse by unscrewing the ribbed end of the adapter. If required,
replace with a 2-amp fuse only. If your cigarette lighter adapter does not have a
removable end cap, then it is equipped with an internal fuse that resets itself
after it is left unpowered for a period of time.
If you see this on the display:
You should:
NO SIGNAL
Cause: The XM
signal is being blocked.
Move your Sportscaster away
from the obstructed area (e.g.,
an underground garage).
CHECK ANTENNA
Cause: Possible problem with
XM antenna
Connect the antenna. Make
sure the cable and connectors
are not damaged or kinked.
OFF AIR
Cause: The channel selected is
not currently broadcasting.
Tune to another channel.
UPDATING
Cause: Your Sportscaster is being
updated with the latest encryption code.
Simply wait until the update
is completed.
--Cause: You may have tried to tune to a
channel that you have blocked or that
you cannot receive with your
subscription package.
To receive that channel, contact XM
Satellite Radio at 1.800.967.2346
.
Other Things You Should Know
Troubleshooting
Your Sportscaster should provide you with trouble-free performance without needing
any servicing. If it does not appear to be working properly, first try to remedy the problem by following these steps:
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Warranty
Warranty Information
One-Y
Year Limited Warranty
This limited warranty sets forth all Advanced Global Technology responsibilities
regarding your product. There are no other expressed or implied warranties from
Advanced Global Technology.
Warranty Service Provided
If you purchased the product new from a retail vendor, Advanced Global Technology
warrants the equipment against defects in material and workmanship for a period of
one (1) year from the original date of purchase. This warranty is in lieu of all other
express warranties. This warranty begins when you purchase the product and
continues for one (1) year unless you sell or rent the unit, in which case the warranty
stops.
Advanced Global Technology disclaims any implied warranty, including the warranty of
merchantability and the warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, as of the date of
one year from your original purchase of the product Advanced Global Technology
assumes no responsibility for any special, incidental, or consequential damages.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary
from state to state. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitations of special,
incidental, or consequential damages or limitations on how long a warranty lasts, so
the above exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.
Warranty Service Not Provided
This warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, misuse, abuse,
improper installation or operation, lack of reasonable care, unauthorized modification,
or the affixing of any attachment not provided by Advanced Global Technology with the
equipment, and/or loss of parts. This warranty is voided in the event any unauthorized
person opens, alters, or repairs the product.
All Advanced Global Technology equipment being returned for repair must be suitably
packaged.
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Your product will be repaired or replaced if examination by the service center
determines the product is defective. Products received damaged as a result of
shipping will require you to file a claim with the carrier prior to repair. A product
received with missing parts or with damage due to abuse, inadequate packing or some
other noncompliance with this limited warranty will be returned to you C.O.D., freight
collect.
Note: A product received which was not made by Advanced Global Technology or which is not
defective as determined by our test procedures will not be repaired and will be returned
to you C.O.D., freight collect.
To Obtain Warranty Service
• Provide proof of the date of purchase within the package.
• Prepay all shipping costs to the authorized service center.
• Include a return shipping address within the package.
Please retain your sales receipt, the carton, the packing materials, and the printed
material. The original carton is the best shipping container for the Product should you
have to return it.
For your reference:
Model Number
XM Radio ID
Date of Purchase
Where Purchased
Serial Number
Advanced Global Technology Customer Service Telephone Number:
1-8
877-S
SUPT-A
AGT (787-8
8248)
Visit Us on the Web: www.advancedgt.com
Warranty
What to Do for Warranty Service
During the first thirty (30) days, a defective product is eligible for over-the-counter
exchange at the retailer from whom it was purchased. After thirty (30) days, the
defective product should be returned to the authorized service center. Please allow a
minimum of 2-3 weeks for the return of your product. For the shipping address of the
authorized service center, call one of the telephone numbers given below.
Advanced Global Technology, LLC
P.O. Box 2060
New York, NY 10156-2060
U.S.A.
Customer Service (1) 877.SUPT.AGT
www.advancedgt.com
AGT, Sportscaster name and related logos are
trademarks of Advanced Global Technology, LLC.
XM name and related logos are registered
trademarks of XM Satellite Radio Inc.
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©2006 Advanced Global Technology, LLC. All rights reserved.
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