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TV Star T1020 Digital TV Receiver User Manual

 

INDEX

 

  • Overview & Install of the TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver
  • How to Scan for the Irish Saorview Channels on the TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver
  • How to Sort & Delete Channels on the HD Digital TV Receiver
  • How to Use the EPG & Info Buttons on the HD Digital TV Receiver
  • How to Use the Teletext & Subtitle options
  • How to Format a Hard Drive on the DTT Receiver
  • How to Pause Live TV
  • How to Use the PVR Recording Facilities
  • How to Play Back your TV Recordings
  • How to Use the Media Player on the Digital TV Receiver


Overview & Install of the TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver

Complete users guide for the TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver. This manual contains detailed instructions and video guides on the receiver's installation & it's various features.


How to Install a TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver

  • Unpack the box:
    • TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver
    • Remote control & Batteries
    • User Manual (in English)
  • Push the lead from the UHF aerial into the 'RF IN' plug
  • Connect using either:
    • A scart lead from the receiver to an older TV
    • A HDMI cable if you have one to a newer HD TV
  • Plug in the power lead
  • After 5-6 seconds the box will come on and will display the "Installation Guide" menu
  • You may need to change the AV (Source) channel on the TV if using a HDMI connection

Scanning in the Irish Channels on the TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver

  • When the box is connected for the first time it will automatically boot up on the Installation menu
  • Language by default is set to: English
  • Change default country to Ireland'
  • Press 'OK'-> Kicks off an automatic search
  • This take about 2-3 minutes
  • If the receiver picks up signal from more than one transmitter it will only keep the signal from the strongest transmitter - cool feature

How to Sort & Delete Channels on the TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver

  • Press the menu button
  • Select the 'Program' Menu
  • Select the 'Program Edit' option
  • Enter password '0000'
  • Select colour coded keys on the remote that match the required function e.g.:
    • 'Red' button to move a channel
    • 'Blue' button to delete a channel
  • When you have finished sorting the channels
  • Press 'Exit' button

How to use the EPG & Info Buttons on the TV Star T1020 HD Digital TV Receiver



EPG

This DTT receiver comes with a full 7 Day EPG which works pretty well

  • Press the 'EPG' button on the remote control
  • It lists the EPG one channel at a time
  • You can scroll through channels or scroll up to 7 days forward (using arrow keys)
  • Scroll over the the desired program
  • Information displayed includes:
    • Name of TV programme
    • Start and Finish Time
    • Programme synopsis


Info Button

  • Press the Info button once
    • Get the programme name and runing time
  • Press the Info button twice
    • Get the programme synopsis
    • Works for now and next programmes


How to use the Teletext & Subtitle options


SUBTITLES

By default the subtitles are turned off

To turn on the subtitles;

  • Press Button marked 'Subtitle'
  • Scroll down to 'English Option'
  • Press 'ok'
  • If you change channels the subtitles will default back to off
  • Note: It is not possible from the main Menu to change the default so that if the subtitles are turned on for a certain channel they will stay on


TELETEXT

  • Press the 'TTX' button
  • Note: it will work well when tested on Standard definition channels
  • e.g. RTE1, but not at all when tested on RTE2 HD (This box does not have MHEG5)
  • Note: Traditional Aertel to be turned off on October 24th 2012


How to Format a Hard Drive on the DTT Receiver

  • With your USB drive connected to the receiver
  • Press the menu button
  • Arrow over to USB menu
  • Arrow down to PVR Configure
  • Arrow down to Format
  • Use arrow keys to select FAT32 or NTFS
  • Arrow back up to USB1/C
  • Press OK to format drive
  • Confirm you wish to Proceed ?
  • Press 'OK' and it takes about 30 seconds
  • The hard drive is now formatted

How to Pause Live TV

With an external hard drive or memory stick connected to the box, you can avail of the timeshift mode. At that point then, you can just;

  • Press the timeshift button on the remote
  • Press the pause button to pause live TV You can fw and rw in this mode
  • Press play button to resume playback
  • Press stop button to return to live TV

How to Use the PVR Recording Facilities


The first step is to add either a USB key or a Hard drive (it can handle either FAT32 or NTFS)

The main features outlined in the video below are:

  • How to mark a future TV programme for recording using the EPG function
  • How to record the current programme using the record button

 

How to Play Back your Recorded TV Programmes

  • Press the menu button
  • Arrow over to USB menu
  • Arrow down to multimedia
  • Arrow over to PVR
  • Press OK to navigate the connected USB drive with your recordings
  • Use arrow keys to select desired recording to view
  • Press OK button
  • Press red button to play recording full screen
  • You can also delete and rename your recording in this menu

How to Use the Media Player on the DTT Receiver

 

  • To access the media player;
  • Press the menu button on the remote
  • Arrow over to USB menu
  • Arrow down to multimedia and press ok

PHOTOS

  • All the normal photo and image file types are handled
  • Allows you view as a slide show


MUSIC

  • Listen to MP3 & .wma files
  • Allows you select song from the screen


MOVIES

  • Supports both SD & High Definition Films & TV programmes
  • Supports both FAT32 & NTFS
  • Supports XVID AVIs

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