Quick start guide

Quick start guide
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Connect
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Start with the ‘Basic connection’.
If you have a VCR, follow the instructions for ‘Connection with VCR or similar device’.
If you have a set-top box, follow the instructions for ‘Connection with set-top box’.
Connection with VCR or
similar device
Basic Connection
A Before Connecting
Unplug the antenna cable that is currently connected to
your TV.
A
If you have only a single off-air antenna, follow ‘B1’
connection.
If you have both the off-air antenna and digital terrestrial
antenna, follow ‘B2’ connection.
Your new Philips Recorder replaces the VCR for your
recording needs. First, unplug all the connections from
your VCR.
B2 Connecting (with digital terrestrial
B1 Connecting
Before Connecting
antenna)
B
Connection with set-top box
A
Your new Philips Recorder provides a G-LINK
transmitter which allows you to control the tuner of the
set-top box (satellite receiver, cable TV box) through
the GUIDE Plus+ system. You can record the TV
programmes that are received through the set-top box.
A Presss STANDBY-ON on the recorder.
If you do not have a set-top box, skip ‘D’ and go to ‘E’.
A Press T down to select ‘External Receiver 1’ and
B Turn on the TV.
press
You should see the { EASY SETUP } menu.
.
B Press
again to continue.
C Select the type of reception, service provider and
Note If your VCR is connected to this recorder,
ensure it is turned off or in standby before proceeding.
Television ( rear)
C In case you don’t see the recorder’s setting menu,
press the Channel Down button on the TV’s remote
control repeatedly (or AV, SELECT, ° button) until
you see the menu. This is the correct viewing
channel for the recorder.
Television ( rear)
From an off-air
antenna or cable box
From an offair antenna or
cable box
From an off-air
antenna or
cable box
Install the set-top box
brand name of the connected set-top box.
Television ( rear)
Television (rear)
D
Finding the viewing channel
The recorder will display ‘IS THE TV ON?’.
Connecting
Connecting
Set up
Note Press
to go to the next screen. Select
{ None } if none of the entries are applicable.
D Select the recorder socket through which your settop box is connected (e.g. ‘EXT2’ for EXT2 AUX-I/O
socket) and press .
E Turn on your set-top box and select channel
number 02 on the set-top box.
F Read the instructions on the TV and press
B
From digital
terrestrial
antenna
.
Start basic setup
Setup External Receiver 1
Use the recorder’s remote control and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation.
Has the External Receiver 1 changed to
Programme Number 101?
A Select the desired menu language, your country and
the TV shape.
Note Select { Done } in the menu and press
to the next screen.
Philips Recorder
(rear)
Set-Top Box (rear)
VCR or similar
device (rear)
A Disconnect the antenna cable from your TV and
connect it to the ANTENNA
recorder.
socket on this
B Use the supplied RF coaxial cable to connect the TV
socket on this recorder to the Antenna In socket
on the TV.
C Use the supplied Tuner interlink cable to connect
the two ‘A’-sockets on this recorder.
D Use the supplied scart cable to connect the
EXT1 TO TV-I/O scart socket on this recorder to
the SCART IN socket on your TV.
E Plug in the power cable from the recorder to an AC
Set-top box
A Disconnect the antenna cable from your TV and
connect it to the
socket on this recorder.
socket on this recorder.
C Use the supplied RF coaxial cable to connect the
TV
socket on this recorder to the Antenna In
socket on the TV.
D Use the supplied scart cable to connect the
EXT1 TO TV-I/O scart socket on this recorder to
the SCART IN socket on your TV.
E Plug in the power cable from the recorder to an AC
power outlet
power outlet
A Follow step 1 to 5 of ‘Basic connection’ to connect
A Follow step 1 to 5 of ‘Basic connection’ to connect
this recorder before you proceed to step 2 below.
Above illustration shown the connection without
the digital terrestrial antenna.
this recorder before you proceed to step 2 below.
Above illustration shown the connection without
the digital terrestrial antenna.
B Use another scart cable (not supplied) to connect
the EXT2 AUX-I/O scart socket on this recorder to
the SCART OUT socket on your VCR.
C Connect the power cable from the VCR to an AC
power outlet.
Note In this setup, the VCR cannot record TV
programmes.
Note See the accompanying user manual for other possible connections (e.g. S-Video, Component Video)
C
Install the GUIDE Plus+ system
socket on this recorder.
C Place the G-LINK transmitter in front of your set-
D Connect the power cable from the set-top box to
an AC power cable.
Note To switch the GUIDE Plus+ system’s host
channel manually, go to { Host Channel Setup }.
Load the TV listing data
A Press GUIDE
to exit GUIDE Plus+ system.
Leave the recorder in ‘standby’ mode and turn ‘on’
the set-top box overnight to collect the TV listing
data, this may take up to 24 hours.
Note If you tune to your Host Channel before going
to ‘standby’ mode, this recorder will start downloading
the TV listings data immediately.
B Connect the supplied G-LINK cable to the G-LINK
top box in such a way that it can acquire the signal
broadcasted by the transmitter.
button to exit.
E
G-LINK transmitter
to try a
H Your set-top box is now installed. Press the green
select { Continue } and press .
Otherwise, select { Do not install now } and press
. Wait until the recorder has finished initialising
the system, then press
again.
B Connect the indoor DVB-T antenna cable to the
ANTENNA
Note If not, select { No } and press
different code.
digital tuner/radio.
C Check the date and time and press .
D To continue with the GUIDE Plus+ installation,
Positioning of G-LINK
transmitter
Philips Recorder (rear)
programme number as displayed on the TV, select
{ Yes } in the menu and press .
B Activate automatic channel search for analogue and
To source
Philips Recorder (rear)
G If the set-top box has switched to the same
to go
B Check the { Editor } screen the next day to ensure
A Follow the on-screen instructions to select your
language, country and enter the postal code of your
area.
Note If no or wrong postal code is entered, it will
cause no GUIDE Plus+ (EPG) service information.
the source and programme numbers are matching
for all channels.
3
HDD & DVD Player / Recorder
Enjoy
About the Time Shift Buffer
(TSB)
Record to hard disk
A Contents in the temporary HDD
storage
Once you turn on the recorder, the selected TV
programme will be stored in a temporary hard disk
storage called the ‘TSB’ (Time Shift Buffer). The ‘TSB’
can store up to 6 hours of programmes temporarily.
Press INFO
Start playback
A From the hard disk
Using the GUIDE Plus+ system
Make sure that the analogue tuner installation and TV
listing data download is completed.
DVDR7250H
Quick Start Guide
once to display the Time Shift video bar.
Programme
information
Start time of the
programme
A Press INFO
to view what is temporarily stored
in the hard disk storage.
23:13
21:00
Selected clips for
recording
Programmes
stored in the ‘TSB’
Current time of
playback
End time of
the buffer
B Press S up or T down to choose the title you
want to record.
C Press
to search for the scene where you want
to start recording, then press the red
button.
Note Pressing the red
the recording.
The contents in the time shift video bar will be cleared
when you press STANDBY ON (2).
Note A confirmation message on clearing the Time
Shift Video bar will be appeared if you press the CAM
button on the remote control or access the { Setup }
or { Record mode } option in the setup menu.
D Press STOP
B Press S up or T down to select a title.
Record TV programmes
C Press PLAY
A Press GUIDE .
B Press T down to select a TV channel.
to start playback.
button again will cancel
to end the recording.
Note The title will be marked in red and the
recording will only take effect when you turn off the
recorder.
Note Press the yellow
button to see an overview
of all the available channels and choose from there.
B
From a disc
A Hold down STOP
until the disc tray opens.
Load a disc and close the disc tray.
Your Philips Recorder allows you to control the TV
programme. You can PAUSE it as if you were in control
of the live broadcast.
A Turn on your recorder and press TUNER to switch
between analogue and digital tuner, then press
CHANNEL +/- to select a TV programme.
B Press PAUSE
to suspend it.
C Press PLAY
to continue.
D Press TUNER to return to the live broadcast.
Help text information bar
Enjoy
What’s in the box?
Note You can store up to 25 programmes for
recording.
Current TV programme
A Press REC
Set up
Note Press
to go directly to a day before or
the next day TV listings.
button to set the highlighted
programme for recording.
Watch TV – Pause live TV
Connect
C Press W left or X right to select a TV programme.
D Press the red
B
1
2
3
, then press X right
until you see the { TITLES } and { INFO } menus.
A Press HDD-BROWSER
to start recording. It can record up
to 6 hours.
Note To set the recording time, press
repeatedly
to extend the recording time in 30-minute increments,
up to 6 hours. If GUIDE Plus+ system is available,
‘Record 1 program’ is displayed and the current
programme will be recorded.
B To stop the recording before the scheduled time,
press STOP
.
GUIDE
B Press HDD-BROWSER
HDD & DVD Player / Recorder
to go to the content
menu. Select { Disc Tray } and press X right until
you see the { TITLES }, { TRACKS } or { PHOTO
ROLLS } menu, depending on the disc type.
Remote Control
and 2 batteries
Tuner interlink cable
C Press S up or T down to select a title.
D Press PLAY
to start playback.
Need help?
GUIDE Plus+ system
Go to www.europe.guideplus.com
The help text bar located at the bottom of the screen is
providing the information on:
l remote control keys that can be used at the current
state.
l brief information of the selected item.
User Manual
RF coaxial cable
See the user manual that came with your Philips Recorder
Online
Go to www.philips.com/support
2005 © Koninklijke Philips N.V.
All rights reserved.
12 NC 3139 246 19731
www.philips.cocm
Scart cable
Power cable
G-LINK cable &
transmitter
User Manual
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