Troubleshooting Digital Video Recorder (DVR) Functions Get to recorded programs Freeze/Pause Skip back 10 seconds Signal Issues Fast forward at 4 different speeds Stop playback or recording Starts playback Check the signal strength on your channels. Using the remote control, press MENU, select Setup, System Setup, Channel Setup, then Add a New Channel. Find the channel in question and verify that it has a strong signal. Channels showing signal strength below 60 may experience signal loss. Missing Channel Record a program Highlight Stop Playback or a future program in the Guide, press the SELECT button, and choose Recording Program Guide your recording options from the on-screen menu or press the RECORD button. Press SEARCH and follow the on-screen instructions to locate a program you want to record, then choose your settings. Search Menu Note: The Channel Master CM-7000PAL DVR still records your programs when the receiver is tuned off. Remote Control Issues Visit www.antennaweb.org to find out which channels in your area are broadcasting in digital or analog. Press the button; it should illuminate. For another device that isn’t responding, press that device’s MODE button (for example, press TV to control a TV). Replace batteries with four new alkaline AAA batteries. Be sure the batteries are installed as indicated on the diagram inside the battery compartment. To program your remote control for another device, refer to the User Guide. DVR Issues Verify event timers are set as DVR timers, not as Auto-Tune timers. If you run out of space on the DVR, unprotected events are erased, starting with the oldest. Protect those you want to keep. For Additional Information Device Codes TV: ____ ____ ____ ____ See the User Guide for a list of device codes. VCR/DVD: ____ ____ ____ ____ AUX: ____ ____ ____ ____ CM-7000PAL DVR Digital Video Recorder (DVR) & HDTV Over-the-Air Receiver The Channel Master CM-7000PAL DVR is only able to tune to digital channels and therefore will not tune to a channel that is still broadcasting in analog. To tune to an analog channel using your analog TV, press the ANALOG PASS-THRU button on the remote control, then tune to the channel using your TV’s remote control. Skip Back 10 Seconds Reverse at 4 Different Quick Ways toSpeeds Set a DVR Timer Verify your antenna has not been moved out of proper alignment. This can cause signal loss on some or all channels. Reset the receiver by first powering it off, then unplugging it from the outlet for 15 seconds, and plugging it back in. Power the receiver back on. Skip forward 30 seconds Reverse at 4 different speeds Verify the coax cable to the over-the-air antenna IN port is hand-tight and connected to your over-the-air antenna. www.channelmaster.com 1.877.746.7261 User Guide CM.PUB.CM7000PALDVR.QSG.200912 178232 quick start guide Connection & Set-Up Features of Your Remote Control To use most of the features listed here, make sure you are in Receiver mode by pressing the button 1 Channel Master antenna not included. Visit www.channelmaster.com. CM-2016 Outdoor Antenna Easy Ways to Find a Program Select a program from the Program Guide. Channel Up/Down one program at a time. Find and play a recorded program. 2 Enter a channel number. Quick Tips and Shortcuts 3 To record a program that is currently playing, press the RECORD button and follow the on-screen instructions. Press the DVR button twice to quickly access your recorded programs. To skip ahead 24 hours in the Program Guide, press the SKIP FWD button. To back up 24 hours, press the SKIP BACK button. See the User Guide for installation instructions. To quickly set an event timer, press the RECORD button from either the Program Guide or the Browse Banner.