ATI Technologies 9700 Computer Hardware User Manual

ALL-IN-WONDER® 9700 Series
Installation and Setup User’s Guide
P/N: 107-70336-30
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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Read Instructions - All the safety and operating instructions should be
read before the product is operated.
Retain Instructions - The safety and operating instructions should be
retained for future reference.
Heed Warnings - All warnings on the product and the operating
instructions should be adhered to.
Compatibility - This option card is for use only with IBM AT or
compatible UL Listed personal computers that have Installation
Instructions detailing user installation of card cage accessories.
Grounding - CAUTION: For Continued Protection Against Risk of
Electric Shock and Fire, This Accessory Should Be Installed Only In
Products Equipped With A Three-wire Grounding Plug, A Plug Having a
third (Grounding) Pin. This plug will only fit into a grounding-type power
outlet. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug into
the outlet, contact your electrician to replace the obsolete outlet. Do not
defeat the safety purpose of the grounding-type plug.
All option card securement pins shall be completely tightened as to
provide continuous bonding between the option card and the PC
chassis.
Outdoor Antenna Grounding - Since an outdoor antenna or cable
system is connected to the product, be sure that the antenna or cable
system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage
surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with regard to proper
grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in
wire to the antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors,
location of antenna-discharge unit, connection of grounding electrodes,
and requirements for the grounding electrode.
Lightning - For added protection for this product during a lightning
storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time,
unplug it from the wall outlet, and disconnect the antenna or cable
system. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and
power-line surges.
Power Lines - An outside antenna system should not be located in the
vicinity of overhead power lines or other light or power circuits, or where
it can fall into such power lines or circuits.
When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be
taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits, as contact with
them may be fatal.
Note to CATV System Installer - This reminder is provided to call the
CATV systems installer’s attention to Section 820-40 of the NEC, which
provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that
the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the
building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
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Table of Contents
Getting Started............................................................... 1
What is the ALL-IN-WONDER family?....................................................... 1
System Requirements .................................................................................... 3
Other Sources of Information ........................................................................ 4
Online Help ............................................................................................ 4
ATI Multimedia Center Guide ............................................................... 4
Getting Additional Accessories.............................................................. 4
Warranty Information .................................................................................... 5
Product warranty registration ................................................................ 5
Customer service ................................................................................... 5
Hardware warranty service statement .................................................... 6
Warranty service..................................................................................... 6
Limitations.............................................................................................. 7
Installing the Hardware and Software ......................... 9
Do This First!................................................................................................. 9
Uninstalling Old Graphics Card Software................................................... 10
Installing Your ALL-IN-WONDER Card ................................................... 11
Power connection requirements ........................................................ 12
Windows® New Hardware Found ....................................................... 14
Installing the CATALYST™ Software Suite....................................... 14
Troubleshooting Tips................................................................................... 16
Multiple Display Support ........................................................................... 16
Increasing the number of colors ........................................................... 17
Starting the ATI Multimedia Center ........................................................... 18
Input and Output Adapters .......................................................................... 19
Selecting the sound card connector for TV audio input....................... 23
Windows® Volume Control................................................................. 24
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Using Your ALL-IN-WONDER ..................................... 25
Connecting Your PC to a Video Source...................................................... 25
Attaching a TV to Your Card ...................................................................... 26
Using SCART connectors for European televisions ............................ 28
Using and adjusting TV Out................................................................. 29
Starting Windows® with television display enabled ........................... 29
Using a monitor vs. using the television display.................................. 29
Adjusting the monitor display .............................................................. 30
TV reception tips .................................................................................. 30
Viewing text on television.................................................................... 30
Reducing edge distortion...................................................................... 31
Changing display configurations.......................................................... 32
Using games and applications .............................................................. 32
mulTView™ ................................................................................................ 33
mulTView audio requirements ............................................................. 34
ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter .................................................... 35
System Requirements ........................................................................... 36
Setting up your ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter .................... 36
Installing your ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter ...................... 37
Using your HDTV Component Video Adapter.................................... 39
Windows® Control Panel Settings....................................................... 39
Troubleshooting tips ................................................................................... 41
Reference ..................................................................... 43
Troubleshooting........................................................................................... 43
Basic troubleshooting tips .................................................................... 44
Troubleshooting tips............................................................................. 45
Audio and Video Troubleshooting .............................................................. 46
Audio problems ... ................................................................................ 46
Video problems ... ............................................................................... 48
CD Audio Connectors ................................................................................. 51
Internal Audio/Video Input Header............................................................. 52
To Remove the ATI Multimedia Center...................................................... 53
To Remove the ALL-IN-WONDER Drivers .............................................. 53
Compliance Information.............................................................................. 54
FCC Compliance Information .............................................................. 54
Industry Canada Compliance Statement .............................................. 54
CE Compliance Information ................................................................ 55
Index ............................................................................. 57
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CHAPTER 1
Getting Started
Welcome to the convergence of your PC, TV and video! This
new technology changes the way you view TV, graphics, and
video on your PC.
The ALL-IN-WONDER family of cards are powerful TV
tuners, DVD players, Personal Video Recorders, and 2D & 3D
graphics and video accelerators. Their features will take your
PC’s graphics and video capabilities to the next level.
This guide provides all the information you need to install your
ALL-IN-WONDER card.
What is the ALL-IN-WONDER family?
The ALL-IN-WONDER family of cards deliver highperformance 3D and 2D graphics, as well as advanced
multimedia features. Play games, watch TV or videos, listen to
audio CDs, explore the Internet, and work in Windows® as
never before.
TV-ON-DEMAND™ and TV Listings enhance your television
experience. Using an attached video camera, the
ALL-IN-WONDER family provides time-lapse video recording
and motion-triggered video recording, which can be used for
security applications. Your card’s advanced video recording
and editing features also give you Video CD and DVD
authoring capability.
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You can use your ALL-IN-WONDER to connect your
computer to a television. This feature is ideal for playing games,
giving presentations, watching movies, and browsing the
Internet. (For more information, see Attaching a TV to Your
Card on page 26.)
The ALL-IN-WONDER also turns your PC into an intelligent
TV with the following features:
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TV-ON-DEMAND™
THRUVIEW™
Zoom-in
Scheduled Viewing
Channel Scanning
Video recording
Closed Captioning with Hot Words™
Program transcript recording (North America only)
TV Magazine
Personal Video Recorder with real-time video compression
Interactive Program Guide (in selected countries)
AC-3 Digital Audio playback supporting Dolby® 5.1
surround sound
• REMOTE WONDER™ USB RF remote control (optional)
Getting Started
System Requirements
Computer
system
• Pentium® 4 / III / II / Celeron™,
AMD® K6/Athlon®, or compatible, with AGP 2X,
AGP 8X, or AGP 2X/4X/8X bus slot.
• 128MB of system memory.
• Installation software requires CD-ROM or DVD
drive.
• DVD playback requires DVD drive.
• Sound card supported by Windows® with available
line input.
• Interactive Program Guide requires internet
connection (North America only).
• REMOTE WONDER receiver requires available
USB port.
Expansion
Slot
AGP 2X, AGP 8X or AGP 2X/4X/8X slot.
Operating
System
Windows® 98/SE , Windows® Me, Windows® 2000,
Windows® XP.
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The Windows® Me driver installs on Windows®
98/SE.
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VGA, supporting minimum 640x480 resolution. A
Plug-and-Play monitor that supports VESA’s Display
Channel specifications (DDC1 or DDC2b) is required
to take advantage of the DDC1/DDC2b features.
Monitor
The DVI-I interface on ALL-IN-WONDER 9700
Series cards can be used to attach a DVI display or
an analog VGA monitor, using the supplied
DVI-I-to-VGA adapter.
Hydravision™ technology supports DVI or CRT
monitor and television.
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Other Sources of Information
If you need additional help or require information that is not
included in this guide, see the following sources:
Online Help
If you require additional information, you can refer to the online
help available under Windows® 98, Windows® Millennium
Edition, Windows® 2000, or Windows® XP for more
information about using ATI’s enhanced drivers.
For information on your card’s graphics features, double-click
the ATI icon in the lower-right corner of your screen.
ATI Multimedia Center Guide
The online ATI Multimedia Center User’s Guide explains how
to use the special features that the ATI Multimedia Center
provides. To open the ATI Multimedia Center User’s Guide:
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Insert the ATI Installation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive, then click User Guide.
The Online Manual opens in Adobe® Acrobat® Reader™
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Click User’s Guides, click ATI Multimedia Center
Guides, then click ATI Multimedia Center.
Getting Additional Accessories
Additional and replacement cables, installation CD-ROMs,
manuals, and other accessories for ATI products can be
purchased from the online ATI store at
http://www.ati.com/online/accessories.
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Warranty Information
Product Warranty Registration
To receive Customer Service, you must register your product
with ATI. Online Product Warranty Registration is available at
http://www.ati.com/online/registration.
Customer Service
For detailed instructions on how to use your ATI product, refer
to the Online User’s Guide included on your ATI Installation
CD-ROM. If you require further assistance with your product,
use one of the following options:
Online:
For product information, video drivers, Frequently Asked
Questions and Email support, visit:
http://www.ati.com and select Customer Service for Built By
ATI products.
Telephone:
Available Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM EST.
*905-882-2626
*Access to Telephone Support is available to registered users at
no additional cost for the first 30 days from the date of purchase
(long distance charges may apply). For complete details, please
visit: http://www.ati.com/online/customercare.
Mail:
ATI TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Attention: Customer Service
33 Commerce Valley Drive East
Markham, Ontario
Canada L3T 7N6E
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Hardware Warranty Service Statement
Should the product, in ATI’s opinion, malfunction within the
warranty period, ATI will at its discretion repair or replace the
product upon receipt with an equivalent. Any replaced parts
become the property of ATI. This warranty does not apply to the
software component of a product or a product which has been
damaged due to accident, misuse, abuse, improper installation,
usage not in accordance with product specifications and
instructions, natural or personal disaster, or unauthorized
alterations, repairs, or modifications.
For a detailed description of the ATI Hardware Warranty
Service Statement visit:
http://www.ati.com/online/warranty/statement.
Warranty Service
For warranty service instructions visit:
http://www.ati.com/online/warranty or contact one of our
Customer Service Representatives using one of the
aforementioned means.
• Before shipping any unit for repair, obtain an RMA number
for warranty service.
• When shipping your product, pack it securely, show the
RMA and serial number of the product on the outside, and
ship prepaid and insured.
• ATI will not be held liable for damage or loss to the product
in shipment.
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Limitations
• This warranty is valid only if the online Product Warranty
Registration form at
http://www.ati.com/online/registration
is successfully submitted within 30 days of purchase of said
product.
• All warranties for this product, when purchased as a retail
product, expressed or implied, will expire three (3) years*
from date of original purchase.
*The ATI REMOTE WONDER unit is warranted for 1 year.
The DV WONDER is warranted for 2 years.
The HDTV Component Video Adapter is warranted for 1
year.
All accompanying cables and accessories are warranted
for 90 days.
• No warranties for this product, expressed or implied, shall
extend to any person who purchases the product in a used
condition.
• The liability of ATI in respect of any defective product will
be limited to the repair or replacement of such product. ATI
may use new or equivalent-to-new replacement parts.
Defective product will be sent in for repair or replacement
only.
ATI makes no other representations or warranties as to fitness
for a particular purpose, merchantability or otherwise in respect
of the product. No other representations, warranties or
conditions shall be implied by statute or otherwise.
In no event shall ATI be responsible or liable for any damages,
including but not limited to the loss of revenue or profit, arising:
• from the use of the product,
• from the loss of use of the product, as a result of any event,
circumstance, action or abuse beyond the control of ATI;
whether such damages be direct, indirect, consequential,
special or otherwise and whether such damages are incurred
by the person to whom this warranty extends or a third party.
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Installing the Hardware and Software
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CHAPTER 2
Installing the
Hardware and Software
Do This First!
To ensure a successful installation of your ALL-IN-WONDER,
you MUST install AGP Drivers for non-Intel Chipset Based
Motherboards. BEFORE replacing your current graphics card.
Several AGP motherboard manufacturers use non-Intel AGP
chipsets. Chipsets include those made by Acer Laboratories
(ALI), Silicon Integrated Systems (SIS), and VIA Technologies,
Inc. Each non-Intel chipset requires the installation of a custom
Virtual GART (AGP) Driver. This driver is required by your
new ATI card to function correctly with your motherboard. It is
very important that the correct AGP driver be installed before
installing an AGP video card in your system.
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An incorrect or missing GART driver can result in
AGP memory not being detected or a black screen
after Windows® loads.
To determine what motherboard chipset
is present on your system:
1 Right-click My Computer, then click Properties.
2 Click the (Hardware tab in Windows® 2000 or Windows®
XP) Device Manager tab, then scroll to the bottom of the
device list.
3 Click System Devices.
4 Scroll through the list of System Devices until you find a
listing for the AGP controller. The chipset manufacturer’s
name will appear as the device name.
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Once you have determined the chipset manufacturer for your
motherboard, obtain and then install the latest AGP drivers
from:
VIA Technologies http://www.viaarena.com
Acer Laboratories (ALI) http://www.ali.com.tw
Silicon Integrated Systems (SIS) http://www.sis.com
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) http://www.amd.com
General Motherboard/chipset information
http://www.motherboards.org
More information on this topic can be found at
http://www.ati.com/support/faq/agpchipsetdrivers.html
Uninstalling Old Graphics Card Software
To ensure successful installation of your ALL-IN-WONDER
card, you must uninstall the graphic drivers for the existing
graphics card before removing it from your computer.
To uninstall old graphics drivers
With your current graphics card still in your computer:
1 Close all applications that are currently running.
2 Click Start, Settings, Control Panel and select
Add/Remove Programs.
3 Select your current graphic drivers and click
Add/Remove…
4 *The Wizard will help you remove your current display
drivers.
5 The System should be restarted after the drivers have been
removed.
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*If the previously-installed graphics card has any
additional software installed, they may also need to
be removed at this point. (For example, DVD Player,
Multimedia applications, etc.)
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Installing Your ALL-IN-WONDER Card
You are now ready to install your card.
1 Power-off the computer and monitor.
2 Disconnect the monitor cable from the back of your
computer, and disconnect all other connectors from the
back of your old video card.
3 Remove the computer cover. If necessary, consult your
computer’s manual for help in removing the cover.
Discharge your body’s static electricity by touching
the metal surface of the computer chassis.
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4 Remove any existing graphics card from your computer.
If your computer has an on-board graphics capability, you
may need to disable it on the motherboard. For more
information, see your computer documentation or contact
the manufacturer.
Power connection requirements
The ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series cards require
connection to your PC’s internal power supply for
operation. A 300W power supply or greater is
recommended to ensure normal system operation
where a number of other internal devices are
installed.
• Please check the sticker on your power supply to
determine the wattage.
After removing the old video card and software, refer to the
illustration on page 13, and use the supplied Power Extension
Cable to connect the ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card to
your computer’s Hard Drive power connector.
1 Remove the power cable from the Hard Drive, then connect
A of the Power Extension Cable to the graphics card power
connector as shown. (The cable may already be connected
to the graphics card.)
2 Connect B to the power supply connector, then connect C
to the Hard Drive power connector.
3 After locating the AGP slot, and if necessary, removing the
metal cover, align your ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series
card with the AGP slot, and press it in firmly until the card
is fully seated.
4 Replace the screw to fasten the card in place, and replace
the computer cover.
5 Plug the monitor cable into your card.
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ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series Power Connection
6 Turn on the computer and monitor. If your
ALL-IN-WONDER card came with a DVI-I connector, you
can connect a flat panel display to the appropriate
connector, as shown below.
VGA
CONNECTOR
FROM
MONITOR
DVI-I-TO
VGA
ADAPTER
DVI-I
CONNECTOR
ON CARD
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Windows® New Hardware Found
Windows may start the Add New Hardware Wizard to install
the Standard VGA Driver. To correctly install your new
hardware:
If you are using Windows® 2000 or Windows® XP, Cancel the
Wizard and proceed to Installing the CATALYST™ Software
Suite on page 14.
• If the Add New Hardware Wizard does not appear, proceed
to Installing the CATALYST™ Software Suite on page 14.
• If the Add New Hardware Wizard does appear:
1 Click Next to allow Windows® to search for the Standard
VGA or Standard PCI Graphics Adapter.
If prompted for the Windows® CD-ROM, insert it into your
CD-ROM drive.
2 Type the following: D:\operating system name (for
example, D:\WinME).
If D is not your CD-ROM drive, substitute the correct drive
letter.
3 Click OK, click Finish to close the Wizard, then restart
your computer.
Installing the CATALYST™ Software Suite
ATI’s CATALYST software suite provides the ultimate software
required to enjoy the full power of your ALL-IN-WONDER
card. The CATALYST software suite comprises four, distinct
software elements:
• Display driver
• Multimedia Center
• HydraVision (not included in the Express Install)
• Remote Wonder Software
To ensure you install the latest software, use the ATI Installation
CD-ROM that shipped with your ALL-IN-WONDER card.
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To install the CATALYST software suite
1 Insert the ATI INSTALLATION CD-ROM into your
CD-ROM drive.
If Windows® runs the CD-ROM automatically, proceed to
step 6.
2 Click Start, then click Run.
3 Type the following: D:\ATISETUP
(If D is not your CD-ROM drive, substitute D with the
correct drive letter.)
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Click OK, then click Install under Software Install.
Click Next, then click Yes to the license agreement.
Click ATI Easy Install to begin the Installation Wizard.
Follow the Wizard’s on-screen instructions to complete the
installation, then restart your computer
The Express installation option is recommended. The
multimedia components will automatically be installed
along with the ATI graphics driver.
Custom installation allows you to select individual
software components for installation.
The ATI REMOTE WONDER™ software is
automatically installed with the CATALYST software
suite. See the ATI REMOTE WONDER Installation
Guide for installation instructions.
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Troubleshooting Tips
• Check that the card is seated properly in the correct slot.
• Ensure the display cable is securely fastened to the card’s display
connector.
• Make sure that the monitor and computer are plugged in and receiving
power.
• If necessary, disable any built-in graphics capabilities on your
motherboard. For more information, consult your computer’s manual or
contact the manufacturer. (NOTE: Some manufacturers do not allow the
built-in graphics to be disabled or to become the secondary display.)
• Make sure you selected the appropriate display device and graphics card
when you installed the ATI driver.
• For more troubleshooting tips, right-click the ATI icon in the taskbar and
select Troubleshooting.
• If you have problems during bootup, start your computer in Safe Mode.
Press and hold the CTRL key until the Microsoft® Windows® Startup
Menu appears on the screen. Then select the number for Safe Mode, and
press Enter. (You can also use F8 to bring up the Microsoft Windows®
Startup Menu.) In Safe Mode, bring up the Device Manager and check
for duplicate display adapter and monitor entries if you are only using one
graphics card.
• For more assistance, use the Troubleshooting Guide located in the
Windows® Help or contact your computer manufacturer.
• To contact ATI Technical Assistance, see your Technical Support and
Warranty Service guide
Multiple Display Support
If you use multiple monitors, the ALL-IN-WONDER card must
be the primary graphics card. Normally, the system BIOS
determines whether the AGP or PCI card will be the primary.
For PCI cards, the system normally assigns priority to the card
slots in order of their appearance. Please read the Readme file
on the ATI Installation CD for the latest information regarding
Multiple Display Support.
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Increasing the number of colors
1 Right-click on a clear area of your desktop, then click
Properties.
2 Click Settings.
If you are using multiple monitors, click the monitor icon
whose color depth you want to change. If you click a
secondary monitor and Extend my Windows desktop onto
this monitor is not checked, you cannot change that
monitor’s settings. Each monitor has its own color
settings.
3 In the Colors box, select High Color (16 bit), True Color
(24 bit) or True Color (32 bit).
Your type of monitor and video adapter determine the
maximum number of colors.
The ALL-IN-WONDER card’s advanced, DirectX 8.1 and
OpenGL 3D acceleration gives you detailed color graphics and
3D features like multi-texturing, alpha blending, and fog effects.
ALL-IN-WONDER also provides powerful 2D graphics
features through the Display Properties pages:
Settings
Customize your desktop settings such
as desktop size, screen resolution and
color depth, and store various desktop
preferences for easy recall later.
Adjustment
Adjust the position and size of your
screen, as well as manipulate the
screen refresh rate, frequencies and
synchronization.
Color
Correction
Correct color tone differences between
real color values and the way your
monitor displays them, and store
various color correction preferences for
easy recall later.
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The ALL-IN-WONDER display drivers on your ATI
Installation CD-ROM are the latest and fastest available, but at
ATI, we are constantly improving our products, so check the
ATI web site at www.ati.com for newer software.
• Under CUSTOMER SERVICE, click find a driver, and
follow the prompts.
Drivers downloaded from the ATI website:
• Double-click the self-extracting executable file to start the
installation.
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Windows will automatically reboot your system after
the drivers are installed.
Starting the ATI Multimedia Center
From LaunchPad.
The LaunchPad
provides a convenient way to start all your Multimedia Center
features — just click the one you want. LaunchPad opens
automatically when you start your computer, or if you prefer,
you can right-click LaunchPad, and uncheck Load on Startup
in the drop-down menu to disable this feature.
From Windows® taskbar.
1 In the Windows taskbar, click Start, then point at
Programs
.
2 Point at ATI Multimedia Center , then select
CD Audio, DVD, File Player, LaunchPad, Library, TV,
Video CD, or Configuration.
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The first time you launch TV, you must complete the
Initialization Wizard, which guides you through
setting up TV. After that, the Wizard will not run
unless you want to re-run it.
For information on the ATI Multimedia Center, see the
online help.
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Input and Output Adapters
Your ALL-IN-WONDER card uses input and output adapters
that let you connect audio and video devices to the card — TV,
VCR, laserdisc player, or camcorder.
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To hear sound when you use your ALL-IN-WONDER
card’s TV feature, ensure that the ALL-IN-WONDER
card’s output cable is connected to the line-in
connector of your sound card: see page 21. For
information on the CD audio connectors see page 51.
ALL-IN-WONDER Card Connectors
1 Video In
1
2
2 CATV In
3
ALL-IN-WONDER
4
3 Video Out
ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series Card
4 DVI-I / VGA Out (Your
card may have either
connector.)
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To watch movies on your PC or record video
from your VCR, camcorder, or laserdisc player
Use the ATI input adapter to connect a VCR, camcorder, or
laserdisc player to your ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card,
as shown.
The audio and video output connectors on your VCR, camcorder, or
laserdisc player will be similar to these. Use composite video out or
S-video out. S-Video will provide better results.
COMP.
VIDEO
OUT
S-VIDEO
OUT
Cable with
S-Video
plug at
each end.
L. AUDIO
OUT
R. AUDIO
OUT
Cables with RCA
plugs at each
end, available
separately from a
consumer
electronics
dealer.
OR
S
L
R
A/V IN
CATV
ATI Input Adapter
(Enlarged)
A/V OUT
ALL-IN-WONDER
9700 Series Card
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To display your PC output on TV
and record your PC output on videotape
Use the ATI output adapter to connect a TV, camcorder, or VCR
to your ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card, as shown.
The audio and video input connectors on your TV, camcorder, or VCR will
be similar to these. Use COMPOSITE VIDEO IN or S-VIDEO IN. S-Video will
provide better results.
To use your TV as a display, you
COMP.
R. AUDIO L. AUDIO
S-VIDEO
must enable TV Out. See Using
VIDEO
IN
IN
IN
IN
and adjusting TV Out on page 29.
OR
Cable with S-Video plug
at each end.
Cable with
RCA plug
at each
end,
available
separately
from a
consumer
electronics
dealer.
ATI
output
adapter
A/V IN
CATV
A/V OUT
SOUND
CARD
ALL-INWONDER
9700 Series
Card
LINE OUT
To record audio on your stereo VCR or to hear
audio through your TV speakers, use a stereo
cable with two RCA plugs at one end, and a mini
stereo phone plug at the other, available
separately from a consumer electronics dealer.
LINE IN
LINE IN
S/PDIF connection
S/PDIF
Dolby Digital AC-3 Amplifier
must be
connected
Cable with RCA plugs, available from
a consumer electronics dealer
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To display your PC output on a High Definition TV
Use the ATI component video adapter to connect a High
Definition TV to your ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card, as
shown.
ATI
component video
adapter
A/V IN
CATV
A/V OUT
Cables
with RCA
plugs,
available
from a
consumer
electronics
dealer
SOUND
CARD
ALL-IN-WONDER
9700 Series Card
LINE OUT
LINE IN
LINE IN
Y
Pb
must be
connected
Pr
HDTV Video Inputs
Input and output cable lengths should
not exceed 50 feet (15m)
• Y= Green
• Pb= Blue
• Pr= Red
Dolby Digital AC-3 Amplifier
S/PDIF connection
Cable with RCA plugs,
available from a
consumer electronics
dealer
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Selecting the sound card
connector for TV audio input
The sound card connector determines which mixer slider is
controlled by the ATI Multimedia Center’s volume slider.
1
Click the Setup button in the TV Player control panel,
then click the Display tab.
2 Click the Initialization Wizard button, then click the Next
button twice.
3 In the Typical Audio Connections page, check I have
connected the cable to confirm that you have connected
your ALL-IN-WONDER card’s audio output cable to your
sound card’s Line-In connector.
4 Click Next to open the TV Sound Initialization Wizard.
5 Click the audio input that matches the connection between
your ALL-IN-WONDER card and your sound card. (LineIn is the standard audio input when the ALL-IN-WONDER
card’s audio output cable is connected to the sound card’s
Line-In connector.) If you are not sure how it is connected,
click each source (CD Audio, Line-In, etc.), and listen for
the sound.
6 Click the Next button until you reach the End of
Initialization Wizard page, then click the Finish button.
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Ensure that the ALL-IN-WONDER card’s audio
output cable is connected to your sound card’s
Line-In connector.
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Windows® Volume Control
For correct audio performance, your sound card’s line input
must be active. To display the Line Input setting in the
Windows Volume Control panel:
1 Right-click the speaker icon
in the Taskbar (usually in
the lower-right corner of your screen), then click Open
Volume Controls.
2 If the Line-In volume slider is not visible, click Options,
then click Properties.
3 Click the Line-In volume control checkbox, then click
OK. If the Mute checkbox is checked, click it to cancel
muting.
If the speaker icon is not in your Taskbar, do the
following:
• In the Windows taskbar, click Start, point to Settings,
then click Control Panel.
• Double-click Sounds and Multimedia.
• In Sound Volume, check Show volume control on
Taskbar.
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For comprehensive information on your ALL-IN-WONDER
card’s multimedia features, please see the online ATI
Multimedia Center User’s Guide on the Installation CD.
To open the ATI Multimedia Center User’s Guide:
1
Insert the ATI Installation CD-ROM into your CD-ROM
drive, then click User Guide.
The Online Manual opens in Adobe® Acrobat® Reader™
2
Click User’s Guides, click ATI Multimedia Center
Guides, then click ATI Multimedia Center.
For correct operation of your card’s multimedia features, the
ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card must be your computer’s
primary graphics card. For more information, see Multiple
Display Support on page 16.
Connecting Your PC to a Video Source
To connect your computer to a VCR or camcorder,
attach a connector cable from the VCR or
camcorder to the ATI Input/Output Adapter. Most
VCRs and camcorders have a Composite video
output, also referred to as a phono jack or RCA
output. For detailed instructions, see Input and
Output Adapters on page 19.
Many VCRs and camcorders have another video
output called S-Video, which provides a higher
quality display than Composite video.
Composite
Video
S-Video
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To connect a VCR or camcorder to
your ALL-IN-WONDER
1
Turn off your computer and your VCR or camcorder.
2
Ensure your graphics card is installed correctly.
3
Determine if your VCR or camcorder has an S-Video or
Composite video connection.
4
Looking at the back of your computer, locate your graphics
card. Using the ATI Input/Output Adapter, attach one end
of the cable to your graphics card and the other to your
VCR or camcorder.
5
Turn on your computer and your VCR or camcorder.
Attaching a TV to Your Card
Using your ALL-IN-WONDER card’s Composite or S-Video
output, you can connect a television set as your computer’s
display. You can use your card to view computer output
directly on your television. Depending upon your television,
you can choose NTSC or PAL formats. You can display images
on both the TV and VGA monitor simultaneously.
The ALL-IN-WONDER provides a big-screen experience for
entertainment PCs that is ideal for playing games, giving
presentations, watching movies, browsing the Internet, and
recording videotapes of your computer’s display.
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DVI digital flat panel and television display cannot be
used simultaneously. If you are recording a
videotape, you will need a television monitor to view
while you record.
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To connect your graphics card to a television
• You must attach a TV before enabling TV output
• In order to record audio on your VCR or hear audio through
your TV speakers, you must connect the audio cables (see
page 21).
• If your television has cable input only, which is the case for
older units, you can connect your graphics card to your
television using your VCR or an RF modulator (available at
most consumer electronics dealers) that accepts audio input.
Connect the ALL-IN-WONDER card’s audio output to the
RF modulator’s audio input.
1
Turn off your computer and your television.
2
Determine if your television has an S-Video connection or
an RCA video-in connection.
3
Looking at the back of your computer, locate your graphics
card.
4
Connect the supplied output cable adapter to the A/V OUT
connector on the card (see Input and Output Adapters on
page 19).
5
Using a cable with either S-Video or RCA connectors,
attach one end of the cable to the output cable adapter and
the other to your television.
6
Turn on your computer and your television.
If there is no display, you may need to enable the television
output capability; see Using and adjusting TV Out on
page 29. For detailed cabling diagrams and audio
connections, see Input and Output Adapters on page 19.
If you have a television connected to your VCR, you can
use the television as your computer’s display. For
information about connecting a television to your VCR, see
the documentation that came with your VCR.
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If you have a television connected to a VCR that is
connected to the ALL-IN-WONDER card’s A/V OUT,
and you use the television as your computer’s
display, copy-protected DVD movies may appear
alternately bright and dim.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
for European Customers
Some PC monitors in Europe cannot be used simultaneously with
television display. When you enable television display in Europe,
the refresh rate for the monitor and television is set to 50Hz. Some
monitors may not support this refresh rate and could be damaged.
• Please check the documentation supplied with your monitor to
see if your monitor supports a refresh rate of 50Hz.
If your monitor does not support 50 Hz (or if you are not
sure), then turn off your monitor before turning on your
computer when using your television as a display.
For information on disabling television display, see To enable and
disable the television display on page 29.
Some televisions in Europe may use an SCART connection. If you
use SCART, please read Using SCART connectors for European
televisions on page 28 before attempting to connect your PC to
your television.
Using SCART connectors for European televisions
Audio In
(Right = Red)
(Left = White)
Connect to
audio source
Connect to
TV or VCR
Cable 1
Cable 2
SCART
Connector
Video In (Yellow)
Connect to
graphics card
Using an SCART connector with a Composite cable
The SCART connector supports only the Composite video
format, which is the most common type. The above illustration
shows how to connect to an SCART connector using a
Composite cable.
If your television supports S-Video input, you should use an
S-Video cable (available in most consumer electronics stores) to
view your PC on a television. An S-Video connection provides
a higher quality display than Composite video.
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Using and adjusting TV Out
To enable and disable the television display
1
Click Start, point to Settings, then click Control Panel.
2
Double-click Display, then click the Settings tab.
3
Click the Advanced button, then click the
tab.
Displays
Windows® 98 users: click the Advanced button, then click
the
Advanced tab.
4
Click the green enable/disable button next to the word
“TV” to enable/disable television display.
5
Click OK or Apply to save the changes you have made.
For information about how to use television display and the
ATI Displays Properties page, click the Help button.
Starting Windows® with television display enabled
The television screen may become scrambled temporarily
during the initial Windows® logo display. This is only a
temporary effect, and your television screen will be restored
within a few seconds.
During start up, your TV Out graphics card will go through a
sequence of mode settings, during which your television display
will remain blank. This process takes only a few seconds, and
helps program the television display.
Using a monitor vs. using the television display
Using your television for your computer’s display is ideal for
playing games, giving presentations, watching movies, and
browsing the Internet. The display on your monitor may change
or look squashed. This occurs because the display adjusts to fit
the dimensions of your television. To correct the monitor’s
display, use the controls on the monitor to adjust the display
size and position.
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Older monitors and large, speciality monitors may not work
with television display enabled. If you experience problems
when television display is enabled, disable television display to
restore your monitor’s display.
Adjusting the monitor display
The size of the display on your monitor may be smaller and not
perfectly centered when you have television display enabled.
These effects are caused by the changes required to provide a
proper display on the television.
Use the controls available on the Adjustments tab on the
Monitor Properties page (click the Monitor button on the ATI
Displays page) to adjust the display on your monitor only.
Click the Television button to adjust the television display only.
TV reception tips
• In the TV Tuner tab, ensure that you click the correct setting
for cable or antenna.
• For the best indoor antenna reception, use an amplified
model, and move it as far away from your monitor as
possible.
• If you experience problems with cable input, a signal
amplifier may improve reception.
Viewing text on television
Due to the different technology used in the manufacturing of
televisions and PC monitors, standard PC text may be
unreadable on your television. You can compensate for this by
using larger fonts.
To use larger display fonts
1
Click Start, point to Settings, then click Control Panel.
2
Double-click Display, for Windows XP, click the
Appearance tab. For Windows ME, or Windows 2000,
click the Settings tab, then click the Advanced button.
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3
In the General tab’s Font Size box, select the size you
want your displayed fonts to be.
4
To customize the size of displayed fonts, select Custom or
Other.
5
Click the OK button, then click the OK button in the
Display Properties dialog.
6
Restart your computer.
Reducing edge distortion
When using a television for your PC’s display, you may see
some edge distortion on the left and right side of your television
screen. This effect depends on your television and the PC
application you are running. To reduce edge distortion, you can
increase the horizontal size.
To increase the horizontal size
1
Click Start, point to Settings, then click Control Panel.
2
Double-click Display, then click the Settings tab.
3
Click the Advanced button, then click the
tab.
Displays
Windows® 98 users: click the Advanced button, then click
the
Displays tab.
4
Click the TV button.
5
Click the Adjustments tab.
6
Click the plus (+) button under Horizontal Screen to
increase the horizontal size of the television display.
7
Click OK or Apply to save the changes you have made.
You can also reduce edge distortion by increasing the TV’s
contrast.
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To increase the TV contrast
1
Click Start, point to Settings, then click Control Panel.
2
Double-click Display, then click the Settings tab.
3
Click the Advanced button, then click the
tab.
Displays
Windows® 98 users click the Advanced button, then click
the
Advanced tab.
4
Click the TV button.
5
Drag the Contrast slider to the right to increase the
contrast.
6
Click OK or Apply to save the changes you have made.
Changing display configurations
If you move your computer to a place where you are using
television display only, make sure that you have the television
display feature enabled first; see To enable and disable the
television display on page 29.
Using games and applications
Some older games and applications may program the graphics
card directly to run under a specific display mode. This may
cause your television display to turn off automatically or
become scrambled (the PC monitor will not be affected). Your
television display will be restored once you exit the game or if
you restart your system.
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mulTView™
If you have an ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card and an
ATI TV WONDER PCI card installed in the same system,
mulTView lets you watch a different channel in a secondary
video window. You can record video from your
ALL-IN-WONDER while you watch another channel on the
TVWONDER. The secondary window can be in the following
locations:
Picture in Picture (PiP). When the main video window is in
full-screen, the mulTView (PiP video window is embedded in
the main window. It can be positioned in the top/bottom left or
top/bottom right of the main window.
Picture outside Picture (PoP). If you use only one monitor,
the main and mulTView video windows can be displayed in
separate windows.
If you use dual monitors, you can drag the mulTView window
to the secondary monitor. mulTView can be displayed in a
window or full-screen in the secondary monitor.
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The first time you start TV, the mulTView Initialization
Wizard will guide you through setting up the mulTView
window location and the mulTView tuner audio
connection.
mulTView controls include channel up/down, Mute/unmute,
audio, swap channel, volume slider, and channel status. When
mulTView is in focus, you can also type a channel number or
name to change channels.
To enable mulTView
In the mulTView Initialization Wizard, click Enable
mulTView.
To open and close mulTView
1
Right-click the control panel or the video panel.
2
In the Feature menu, click mulTView, then click Show.
To close mulTView click the Close button
.
• Or right-click the control panel or the video panel.
• In the Feature menu, click mulTView, then click Show.
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To change the location of the mulTView window
When the main video window is in full screen, right-click the
control panel or the video panel, click mulTView, click
Location, then click the position you want: Top-Left, TopRight, Bottom-Right, or Bottom-Left.
You can manually change the embedded window's size and
location when the mulTView borders are visible.
Autohiding mulTView window controls and borders
The mulTView window borders disappear after a few seconds
of mouse inactivity on the mulTView window. When you
move your mouse over the mulTView window, the border reappears.
Only one video window can be can be in control. When the
embedded mulTView window is in focus, its borders are red;
when it is not in focus, its borders are black. For example when
the borders are red, a REMOTE WONDER channel-change
command will change the mulTView channel.
mulTView audio requirements
If you have one audio card or an integrated audio chip, you must
connect one audio path internally (CD-In, for example) and the
other externally (Line-In, for example).
If you have two audio cards or one audio card and an integrated
audio chip, you can connect both audio paths internally,
externally, or one internally and the other externally.
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ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter
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The HDTV Component Video Output Adapter is an
optional component for use in North America only.
View computer output directly on your High Definition
Television or other component input device. Provide a bigscreen experience for your PC that is ideal for playing games,
giving presentations, watching movies, and browsing the
Internet.
The ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter converts standard
VGA or DVI-I video output from your ALL-IN-WONDER card
to component video that you can display on your High
Definition Television or other component input device.
A/V IN
CATV
A/V OUT
CRT / Analog Flat Panel Monitor
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Depending upon the model of your ALL-IN-WONDER
9700 Series card, some of the following features may
not be installed:
• Multimedia Center components
• TV applications
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System Requirements
Processor
Pentium® 4 / III/ II / Celeron™,
AMD® K6 / Athlon®, or compatible.
Graphics
Adapter
ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card.
Operating
System
Windows® 98/SE , Windows® Me, Windows® 2000,
Windows® XP.
*
*
The Windows® Me driver installs on Windows®
98/SE.
Monitor
A CRT monitor is required to install the ATI HDTV
Component Video Adapter, and to run DOS
applications.
Television
HDTVs or SDTVs that accept component input.
Warranty
The ATI HDTV Component Video Output Adapter is warranted
for one year. Accompanying product accessories are warranted
for 90 days.
For information on your video card’s graphics features, doubleclick the ATI icon in the lower-right corner of your screen, or
go to www.ati.com.
HDTV Kit contents
• ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter
• Installation CD
• Installation and Setup User’s Guide
Setting up your ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter
Setting up the ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter consists
of two, easy steps.
• Installing the software — page 37
• Connecting the Adapter — page 37
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Installing your ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter
You must have a CRT monitor attached to your
computer before installing the ATI HDTV.
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For proper operation of your ATI Component Video
Adapter, ATI display drivers must be correctly
installed.
For “Powered by ATI” products:
1
Insert the ATI Installation CD that came with your HDTV
Component Video Adapter Kit into your CD-ROM drive.
If Windows runs the CD automatically, cancel the
installation.
2
In Windows Explorer or My Computer, double-click the
CD icon, and search for AIB_DRV.
3
When Windows finds AIB_DRV, double-click it, follow
the on-screen prompts, then go to Step 5, below.
For “Built by ATI” products
1
Insert the ATI Installation CD that came with your HDTV
Component Video Adapter Kit into your CD-ROM drive.
If Windows runs the CD automatically, go to step 4.
2
Click Start, then click Run.
3
Type the following:
D:\Setup
(If D is not your CD-ROM drive, substitute the correct
drive letter.)
4
Click OK, and follow the on-screen prompts.
5
Shut down your computer.
6
Plug the ATI HDTV Component Video Adapter into the
A/V Out connector on your ALL-IN-WONDER card.
• Digital flat panel displays use the VGA-to-YpbPr
adapter.
7
Using the appropriate cables, connect the ATI HDTV
Component Video Adapter’s outputs to your HDTV’s
video inputs.
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CRT / Analog Flat Panel Monitor
A/V IN
ATI
component video
adapter
CATV
A/V OUT
Cables
with RCA
plugs,
available
from a
consumer
electronics
dealer
ALL-IN-WONDER
9700 Series Card
To sound
card LINE IN
Y
Pb
Pr
S/PDIF
connector
HDTV Video Inputs
Input and output cable lengths should not exceed 50 feet (15m)
• Y = Green
• Pb = Blue
• Pr = Red
For complete cabling instructions, see page 22.
8
Turn on your component input device, and set it to YPbPr
input.
See your HDTV or component input device manual for
further instructions.
9
Turn on your PC.
Your TV will not display anything until Windows starts.
This may take several minutes.
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Use the HDTV Component Video Adapter to watch DVD
movies and play video games on your High Definition
Television.
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Macrovision copy-protection restricts DVD playback
to 480i and 480p modes.
For maximum performance when you watch DVD movies or
play computer games on your HDTV, you should find the mode
and screen resolution that provide the best result on your TV,
and use those settings exclusively.
Windows® Control Panel Settings
Use the Windows Control Panel settings to choose the
resolution and HDTV display mode.
To change settings using the Windows Control Panel
1
Click the Windows Start button, point at Settings, and
then click Control Panel.
2
Double-click the Display icon, click the Settings tab, and
use the Screen Area slider to select the resolution you
want.
Note: If the resolution you select is not related to a timing,
the system will reduce the resolution to the closest
supported timing.
3
Click the Advanced... button, then click the Displays tab.
4
Click the YPbPr tab.
The HDTV settings page opens.
5
Check the modes you want in the Custom Settings
buttons, then click OK.
6
Click the Advanced... button,
7
Click the Adapter tab, then click the List All Modes...
button.
List All Modes is only available in Windows 2000 and
Windows XP. It is not available in Windows 98 / 98SE, or
Windows ME.
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8
Click 640 x 480.
9
For Interlaced mode, click 30Hz or 60Hz.
YPbPr is only available with the 30Hz or 60HZ settings.
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Windows XP does not enable 640 x 480 screen
resolution by default. To set 640 x 480 resolution,
right-click your desktop, click Properties, click the
Settings tab, click the Advanced button, click the
Adapter tab, click List all modes, then select
640 x 480.
• 60Hz = Progressive
• 30Hz = Interlaced
The following tips may help if you experience problems. Please
contact your dealer for more advanced troubleshooting
information.
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Troubleshooting tips
Problem
Possible Solution
The colors on my
TV display are not
correct
Ensure that the connections between the
Component Video Adapter and your HDTV are
correct (Y=Green, Pb=Blue, Pr=Red). See the
illustration on page 38.
There is no display
on my TV
Your TV will not display anything until Windows
starts; this may take several minutes.
• Set your TV to YPbPr input.
• Ensure that the HDTV Component Video Adapter
is properly connected, then restart your computer.
• Ensure that the drivers in the ATI HTDV
Component Video Adapter Kit have been installed.
DVDs will not play
in 720p or 1080i
modes
Macrovision copy-protection restricts DVD playback
to 480i and 480p modes.
I can’t see the
entire display
If your component input device supports it, try 720p
mode.
The display is tilted
Consult your HDTV user’s manual.
My CRT display is
green
Your system is in component output mode. Restart
your computer with the CRT monitor connected.
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CHAPTER 4
Reference
This chapter contains troubleshooting tips for your
ALL-IN-WONDER card.
Troubleshooting
The following troubleshooting tips may help if you experience
problems. ATI’s documentation contains helpful
installation/configuration tips and other valuable feature
information. Please contact your dealer for more advanced
troubleshooting information.
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Reference
Basic troubleshooting tips
Problem
Possible Solution
No video
• Check that the card is seated properly in its expansion
•
•
•
•
slot. If the problem still exists, try a different expansion
slot.
Ensure that the monitor cable is securely fastened to
the card.
Make sure that the monitor and computer are plugged
in and receiving power.
If necessary, disable any built-in graphics capabilities
on your mother board. For more information, consult
your computer’s manual or manufacturer. (Note: some
manufacturers do not allow the built-in graphics to be
disabled or to become the secondary display.)
Make sure that you selected the appropriate monitor
when you installed your enhanced driver.
Poor TV
reception
• If you use an indoor antenna, you will get the best
No sound
• Make sure that your audio card’s line input is active
results with an amplified model. Place it as far away
from the PC monitor as possible, to avoid interference.
• Splitting the cable or antenna input can reduce the
signal quality. For the best reception, connect the cable
or antenna directly to your card.
(see Windows® Volume Control on page 24).
• Ensure that you have connected the audio cable from
your ALL-IN-WONDER card to the LINE IN connector
on your sound card.
• Re-run the Sound Initialization Wizard:
1. Click the setup button.
2. Click the Display tab.
3. Click the Initialization Wizard button.
4. Click Next> twice, and check the Audio Input setting.
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Troubleshooting tips
For troubleshooting tips, right-click the ATI icon in the taskbar,
and select Troubleshooting.
If you have problems during start-up, start your computer in
Safe Mode.
To load Windows® in Safe Mode
1
Turn on your computer.
2
Press and hold the CTRL key until the Windows Startup
Menu appears, then select the number for Safe Mode, and
press Enter (on some computers, you can press F8 instead
of CTRL to display the Windows® Startup Menu). In Safe
Mode, open the Device Manager and check for duplicate
display adapter and monitor entries if you are using only
one graphics card.
• Disable any programs that start automatically when you
start Windows®.
• Check that you have the correct monitor and display
driver selected in the Display Properties. For more
information, click Help in the Start menu.
• Check for the existence of memory managers and ensure
they are configured properly.
• Refer to additional information in the Windows®
README file located in the root directory on the ATI
Installation CD-ROM.
• For technical assistance, refer to your technical support
documentation or contact your vendor.
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Audio and Video Troubleshooting
Audio problems ...
Problem
Possible Solution
No Sound
Check your speakers:
If you have external speakers, ensure that they are
powered-on (POWER indicator light is on) and connected
to the LINE-OUT or SPEAKER OUT connectors on your sound
card.
Connect the Line-In connector to your sound card first.
See the illustration on page 21,
Still no
sound?
Play a WAV sound:
1 Click Start, point at Settings, select Control Panel,
then double-click Sounds.
2 In the Events area, Click Asterisk, then click a WAV
file in the Sound area.
3 Click the Play button
to preview the sound.
If you still do not hear any sound, open the Volume
Control:
Click Start, point at Programs, point at Accessories,
point at Entertainment, then select Volume Control.
Or, right-click the speaker icon
(usually in the lowerright corner of your screen), then click Open Volume
Controls.
If the speaker icon is not in your Taskbar, do the following:
In the Windows Taskbar, click Start, point to Settings,
click Control Panel, then double-click Multimedia. In the
Audio tab, check Show volume control on the
Taskbar.
• Ensure that the Volume Control and the Wave channel
are not muted or set very low.
When you hear sound from your speakers, you know they
are working.
If you still experience audio problems, check the audio
connections to your ALL-IN-WONDER card.
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Problem
Possible Solution
No sound from
TV
Ensure that the audio connection between your
ALL-IN-WONDER card and your sound card is correct.
For instructions, see Input and Output Adapters on
page 19.
Can’t record
sound
Check the record mixer settings:
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1 Click Start, point at Programs, point at Accessories,
point at Entertainment, then select Volume Control.
Or, right-click the speaker icon
(usually in the lowerright corner of your screen), then click Open Volume
Controls.
2 In the Volume Control menu, click Options, click
Properties, click Recording, then click OK. The
Recording Control opens.
3 Ensure that Line (or the Audio input you selected in
the TV Sound Initialization Wizard — see page 23) is
checked, then click
to close the dialog.
Can’t record
sound when
recording from
a videotape
Connect the VCR audio output to your PC:
No sound on
the videotape
when
outputting to a
VCR
Connect your PC audio to the VCR:
Left and right audio output from your VCR must be
connected to your ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card
(note that S-Video does not provide an audio connection).
For instructions, see Input and Output Adapters on
page 19.
Left and right audio output from your VCR must be
connected to your ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card
(note that S-Video does not provide an audio connection).
For instructions, see Input and Output Adapters on
page 19.
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Reference
Video problems ...
Problem
Possible Solution
Video is
unstable or
only black and
white
Check that you are using the correct broadcast standard
format:
• For proper operation, you must specify your country in
the TV Channels Initialization Wizard.
• Check the quality of your incoming TV signal on another
receiver; bad reception may be the cause.
• Try connecting your tuner directly to the cable TV or
antenna source. Too many splitters in the cable will
degrade the signal.
There is no
video or audio
• Ensure that your cable or antenna is connected.
• In the TV Video Settings page, ensure that the video
connector is set to the correct source.
• Check that the audio and video connectors are securely
plugged into the correct jacks.
• Check that your video card is securely seated in its slot.
Please refer to the user guide for the card location.
Video
recording
stops
unexpectedly
• Video files are typically very large; ensure that you have
sufficient disk space.
• Ensure that you are recording to the correct hard disk
— click the Disk Space Settings button in the
Personal Video Recorder settings page.
• The maximum file size for the FAT 32 file system is 4
Gigabytes. You can reduce the file size by reducing the
frame size of the recording in Personal Video Recorder
settings. MPEG files are usually much smaller than AVI
files.
• Disable screen savers while recording.
• Disable Power management while recording.
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Problem
Possible Solution
Dropped
frames during
video
recording
Dropped frames during video recording indicates that
some part of the system is not fast enough to keep up
with the recording. Recording video is a very demanding
task for even the most powerful system. To achieve the
best results, you must dedicate the PC to recording, and
ensure that nothing else is active during recording.
• Defragment your hard drive
• A large, dedicated disk is recommended if you plan to
do much video recording
• Ensure that DMA is enabled for your hard drive, to
improve disk access speed and free up the system
CPU
• Close all other running tasks, including those in the
System Tray — clock, popup reminders, virus
scanners, etc.
• Close and exit from any Task Scheduler
• Do not log on to your network
• Do not connect USB devices while recording
• Do not open or close CD-ROM trays while recording
• Do not move the mouse while recording
MPEG recording requires a very fast CPU to encode
the video.
• Select I Frame Only in the Personal Video Recorder tab
in Setup
• Reduce the frame size of the recording
AVI recording creates very large file very quickly, and
requires a fast hard disk system.
Try a lower frame size, for example, 320x240. If you do
not drop frames using 320x240 frame size, but frame
drops do occur at larger frame sizes, your hard disk may
not be fast enough.
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Reference
Problem
Possible Solution
Recorded
video has
horizontal
lines around
the action
• If you are recording to AVI format, reduce the line count
in the Frame Size. For example, change the frame size
from 480x480 to 480x240.
In the Personal Video Recorder Settings page, click the
Set Custom... button, then click the Edit... button,
choose your AVI preset, then edit the frame size.
• If you are recording in MPEG format, ensure that
Deinterlacing is checked.
In the Personal Video Recorder Settings page, click the
Set Custom... button, then click the Edit... button,
choose your MPEG preset, then check Deinterlacing.
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CD Audio Connectors
The following illustration shows the optional, internal CD audio
connectors on your ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series card.
The CD connectors
are provided for
internal audio
connection. The
internal audio
cabling (not
included) must
match your sound
card.
CD AUDIO IN connectors
(see your sound card
manual)
SOUND
CARD
CD OUT
CD OUT
connectors, pins 2
and 4 (see the
following table)
ALL-IN-WONDER
ALL-IN WONDER 9700 SERIES CARD
This table lists
the pin
assignments for
the CD audio
connectors on
your card.
ALL-INWONDER 9700
Series Card
Pin
Signal
J1
Pin 1 - GND
CD OUT
J1
Pin 2 - LEFT OUT
CD OUT
J1
Pin 3 - GND
CD OUT
J1
Pin 4 - RIGHT OUT CD OUT
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Internal Audio/Video Input Header
The following illustration shows the internal audio/video input
header connectors on your ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series
card.
1
CD OUT
8
Internal
Audio/Video
Input Header
ALL-IN-WONDER
ALL-IN WONDER 9700 SERIES CARD
This table lists
the pin
assignments for
the internal
audio/video input
header on your
card.
Pin
Signal
1
CVBS / Y in
2
Video Ground
3
Luma / Pr in
4
Video Ground
5
Chroma / Pb in
6
Audio Left in
7
Audio Ground
8
Audio Right in
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To Remove the ATI Multimedia Center
1
In the Windows® taskbar, click Start, point to Settings,
then click Control Panel.
2
Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
Windows 98 users: click the Install/Uninstall tab.
3
Select ATI Multimedia Center from the list.
4
Click the Change/Remove button.
Windows 98 users: click the Add/Remove button
5
Click Yes to remove the ATI Multimedia Center.
6
Click Yes to restart your computer.
To Remove the ALL-IN-WONDER Drivers
1
In the Windows® taskbar, click Start, point to Settings,
then click Control Panel.
2
Double-click Add/Remove Programs, then click the
Install/Uninstall tab.
3
Select ATI Display Driver from the list.
4
Click the Change/Remove button.
Windows 98 users: click the Add/Remove button.
5
Click Yes to remove the ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series
card driver.
6
Click Yes to restart your computer.
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Compliance Information
FCC Compliance Information
The ALL-IN-WONDER 9700 Series of cards complies with
FCC Rules Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions
• This device may not cause harmful interference, and
• This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for
a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These
limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with manufacturer's instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee
that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and
on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
more of the following measures:
• Re-orient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
• The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to
the graphics card is required to ensure compliance with
FCC regulations.
• Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly
approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user's authority to operate this equipment.
Industry Canada Compliance Statement
ICES-003 This Class B digital apparatus complies with
Canadian ICES=003.
Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B est conforme à la norme
NMB-003 du Canada.
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For further compliance information:
ATI Research Inc.
4 Mount Royal Ave.
Marlborough, MA
01752-1976
USA
508-303-3900
CE Compliance Information
EMC Directive 89/336/EEC and Amendment 92/31/EEC, Class
B Digital Device
EN 50081-1, Generic Emissions Standard for Residential,
Commercial and Light Industrial Products
(EN 55022/CISPR 22, Limits and Methods of Measurement of
Radio Interference Characteristics Information Technology
Equipment) Warning: This is a Class B product. In a domestic
environment this product may cause radio interference in which
case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
EN 50082-1, Generic Immunity Standard for Residential,
Commercial and Light Industrial Products
(IEC 801-2, IEC 801-3, IEC 801-4) Directive EMC
89/336/CEE et amendement 92/31/CEE, dispositif numérique
de Classe B
EN 50081-1, Norme sur les émissions génériques pour les
produits domestiques, commerciaux et industriels légers
(EN 55022/CISPR 22, Limites et méthodes de mesure des
caractéristiques d'interférences radiophoniques, Matériel des
technologies de l'information) Mise en garde: ceci est un
produit de Classe B. Il risque produire des interférences
radiophoniques dans un environnement domestique auquel cas
l'utilisateur peut se voir demandé de prendre des mesures
adéquates.
EN 50082-1, Norme sur l'immunité générique pour produits
domestiques, commerciaux et industriels légers.
(CEI 801-2, CEI 801-3, CEI 801-4)
EMC Richtlinie 89/336/EEC und Änderung 92/31/EEC,
Digitales Gerät der Klasse B
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EN 50081-1, Allgemeiner Emissions-Standard für Haushaltund kommerzielle Produkte sowie Erzeugnisse der
Leichtindustrie
(EN 55022/CISPR 22, Beschränkungen und Verfahren der
Messung von informationstechnischen Ausrüstungen mit
Funkstörmerkmalen) Warnung: Dies ist ein Erzeugnis der
Klasse B. Dieses Erzeugnis kann Funkstörungen im
Wohnbereich verursachen; in diesem Fall können
entsprechende Maßnahmen seitens des Benutzers erforderlich
sein.
EN 50082-1. Allgemeiner Unempfindlichkeits-Standard für
Haushalt-und kommerzielle Produkte sowie Erzeugnisse der
Leichtindustrie
(IEC 801-2, IEC 801-3, IEC 801-4)
Index
A
Adapters
input and output 19
ATI Multimedia Center
uninstalling 53
User’s Guide 4
ATI REMOTE WONDER 15
Audio connectors
CD 51
Audio troubleshooting 46
HDTV Component Video Adapter
35
Hydravision 3
I
Input and output adapters 19
displaying PC output on high
definition TV 22
displaying PC output on TV and
recording on videotape 21
watching movies on your PC and
recording video 20
Installing the hardware and
software 9
input and output adapters 19
Installing your card 11
Internal audio/video input header 52
C
CATALYST software suite
installing 14
CD audio connectors 51
Color depth
increasing 17
Colors
increasing number of 17
Composite video 20
Control panel settings 39
L
LaunchPad 18
M
Monitor
adjusting display 30
using a monitor vs. TV display 29
Multimedia Center
starting 18
Multiple display support 16
mulTView 33
audio requirements 34
Picture in Picture, Picture outside
Picture 33
TV WONDER 33
D
Displaying PC output on TV 21
Drivers
downloaded from ATI website 18
removing 53
G
GART driver 9
H
HDTV
displaying PC output on 22
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O
Online Help 4
reception tips 30
reducing edge distortion 31
selecting sound card connector for
TV audio input 23
using games and applications 32
viewing text on 30
TV Out
enabling, using, adjusting 29
TV WONDER 33
P
Picture in Picture 33
Picture outside Picture 33
Power requirements 12
R
Recording PC output on videotape
21
Recording Video 20
Remote control 15
Removing drivers 53
U
Uninstalling old graphics card
software 10
Using your HDTV Component
Video Adapter 39
S
Safe Mode
Loading Windows in 45
SCART connectors 28
Setting up your HDTV Component
Video Adapter 36
Sound card connector
selecting for TV audio input 23
S-Video 20
System requirements 3, 36
V
Video
composite video, S-Video, S-VHS
25
Video troubleshooting 46
Volume control 24
W
Warranty
customer service 5
hardware 6
HDTV Component Video Output
Adapter 36
limitations 7
registration 5
service 6
Watching movies on your PC and
recording video 20
Windows volume control 24
Windows XP 40
T
Troubleshooting 45
audio and video 46
basic 44
Troubleshooting tips 16, 43
TV
attaching to your card 26
changing display configurations 32
displaying PC output on 21
mulTView 33
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