DCT64000 Series High Definition Dual Tuner DVR Cable Receiver Manual

Welcome and congratulations on receiving a Motorola DCT6400 Series High Definition Dual Tuner DVR Cable Receiver, one of the most
advanced interactive digital cable receivers available today. With the
DCT*, Motorola has merged the extraordinary features of digital cable ñ the seemingly endless programming options, interactive program guides,
Video on Demand (VOD), and commercial free, CD quality music ñ with the flexibility of a dual tuner digital video recorder (DVR) and the
incredible picture quality and sound of high definition TV (HDTV).
The DCT* includes an ìEntertainment Packageî that enables a direct
digital connection to consumer audio and video devices through
1394-DTV and DVI interfaces. The DCT* is fully equipped with a factory
installed hard drive for hours of DVR functionality, which includes the
capability of recording high definition (HD) programs and watch and
record functionality.
This User Guide introduces you to the basic features of the DCT*,
outlines important safeguards, and provides several options for
integrating this component into your current entertainment system.
Please take a few moments to read through this User Guide as the
configuration diagrams, on-screen menu description, and troubleshooting
section will help you make the most of your home entertainment
experience.
To determine which features of digital cable are provided in your service
area, please check with your local cable operator. They will be happy to
provide instructions for these optional services.
In this manual, DCT* refers to the DCT6400 Series of High Definition
Cable Receivers: the DCT6412 and DCT6416.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
1 Read instructions
All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated.
2 Retain instructions
The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.
3 Heed warnings
All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
4 Follow instructions
All operating and use instructions should be followed.
5 Cleaning
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol
cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
6 Attachments
Do not use attachments not recommended as they may cause hazard.
7 Water and moisture
Do not use this equipment near water; for example, near a bathtub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or
laundry-tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, and the like.
8 Accessories
Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The product may fall
causing serious injury and serious damage to the appliance. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the equipment. Any mounting of
the appliance should follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and should use a mounting accessory
recommended by the manufacturer.
9 Ventilation
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of
the equipment and to protect it from overheating. The openings should never be blocked by
placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface. Equipment should never be placed near
or over a radiator or heat register, or in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided.
10 Power sources
This product should be operated only from the type of power sources indicated on the marking
label. If you are not sure of the type of power supplied to your home, consult your local power
company. For equipment intended to operate from battery power, or other sources, refer to the
operating instructions.
11 Ground or polarization
This equipment may be equipped with a polarized alternating-current line plug (a plug having one
blade wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety
feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug
should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the
safety purpose of the polarized plug.
12 Alternate warnings
This equipment may be equipped with a 3-wire grounding-type plug, a plug having a third
(grounding) pin. This pin 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 your obsolete
outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding-type plug.
13 Power cord protection
Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by
items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance

CONTENTS
Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………3
Operation…………………………………………………………………………………….6
Turning Power On and Off………………………………………………………6
Changing Channels………………………………………………………………..6
Adjusting the Volume……………………………………………………………..6
Interactive Program Guide………………………………………………………6
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)………………………………………………………..7
What is DVR?…………………………………………………………………………7
Optimizing Your DCT* For High Definition TV……………………………….9
User Settings………………………………………………………………………..11
On-Screen Graphics…………………………………………………………………..14
Connecting Your DCT*……………………………………………………………….15
Video Options………………………………………………………………………16
Important Safety Considerations…………………………………………..17
Connecting Your DCT* to a HDTV ñ Video Only…………………………..18
Connecting Your DCT* to a HDTV ñ Audio Only…………………………..20
Connecting Your DCT* to an A/V Receiver ñ Audio Only……………..22
Connecting Your DCT* to a Stereo TV…………………………………………24
Connecting Your DCT* to a Stereo TV and Stereo VCR………………..26
Connecting Your DCT* to an A/V Receiver, TV, and VCR……………..28

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