DTA Guide

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What is the DTA Guide?
The DTA Guide is an Interactive Program Guide for Digital Terminal Adapters (DTAs) available for both SD and HD DTA boxes.  Enjoy all the benefits of an on-screen guide including popular features like TV listings by time, program information ...
My picture does not fit the screen. How do I correct this?
If you are using a HDMI connection and your picture does not fit the screen, follow these steps: 1.  Go to "menu" then "HDMI" setup.  2. Change the ration to 1080 wide or 720 p wide as indicated by your televi...
My TV will not change channels. How do I correct this?
For remotes with orange round menu button: Push and Hold Setup until the indicator light changes from red to green. Enter 987 on the remote The remote will blink twice green The remote should now change the channels on the TV. ...
What are the benefits of the DTA guide?
There are many benefits to the Rovi DTA Guide. a. Program Information: The Rovi DTA Guide lists synopsis, ratings, start and end times, cast info and more for most programs. The current program can be viewed in the upper right-hand corner of th...
How will the HD DTA Guide design be different from the SD DTA design?
The design, UI and functionality is exactly the same, but displays in the wide-screen 16:9 HD format (stretched). Two additional Settings features are added for HD DTA boxes: HDMI resolution setup, and Closed Captioning setup.
What are the HDMI Settings?
When you connect an HD DTA box to an HDTV, the HDMI setting will default to “Auto”, which means the setting will automatically adjust to the best resolution the TV has. The user can adjust this setting manually to any of the following op...
How do I access the DTA guide?
There are three ways to access the guide using the remote control: Select GUIDE, press the 'Channel Up' or 'Channel Down' buttons, or select INFO. a. GUIDE: Selecting the GUIDE button takes you to the TV Listings Grid, with up t...
What is the TV Listings Grid?
The TV Listings Grid is a full-screen guide that displays up to 24 hours of programming info. The grid gives you information for seven channels at a time with 90 minutes of programming for each. Live TV is in view at the top of the screen in a scaled...
What do the colors represent on various programs?
The DTA Guide provides a quick way to tell what kind of program is in the listing by using colors for the following genres: • Orange: Active Selection • Blue: General Programs • Green: Sports • Magenta: Kids • Purpl...
How do I navigate the TV Listings Grid?
It's simple to browse programs in the TV Listings Grid in several different ways. Press the GUIDE button to access up to 24 hours of program listings information for your channel lineup. Use your arrow keys (up, down, left, right) to navigate the...
What type of information is displayed for programs on the TV Listings Grid?
The information for each selection refreshes in the upper left-hand corner with the title, brief synopsis, and category.
Can I tune from the TV Listings Grid?
Yes, if the program is currently airing. Simply press OK to tune and change the channel on the program that you are browsing.
What information does the Program Information Screen contain?
The Program Information Screen gives customers the details about a selection. Information may include a synopsis, the rating, channel and call letters, time slot, series information, cast, production date and duration of the program. It also gives yo...
How do you access the Program Information Screen?
You can access the Program Information Screen by highlighting a program in the TV Listings Grid and pressing INFO. Or press INFO 3x from Live TV.
How do you return to the TV Listings Grid?
Press LAST or GUIDE to return to the TV Listings Grid.
How do I toggle between what's On Now and what's On Next?
While the On Now/On Next banner is on screen, press the RIGHT button on the remote control. The On Next section will be highlighted and information will refresh into the second row for what's 'On Next.' To revisit the information for wha...
Can I browse the On Now/On Next Banner on other channels without interrupting my current program?
Yes. Instead of using the Channel +/- button, use the UP and DOWN buttons. The On Now/On Next banner will display information for that channel without interrupting your current program. If you'd like to tune to the channel you are browsing, pres...
What kind of information is listed on the On Now/On Next Banner?
The On Now/On Next Banner loads on the bottom of the screen in an easy-to-read panel over live TV when you change channels or press the INFO Button. The top panel displays the channel number and the call letters, and an orange highlight indicates wh...
How do Parental Controls work?
Parental Controls allow you to set viewing restrictions by channel and/or rating, and can be set from either the Settings menu or the Program Information Screen. Before Parental Controls are used, users must set up a PIN (Personal Identification Numb...
How do I set up my PIN?
Press MENU on the remote control. Parental Controls will be the default. Press RIGHT to Set PIN. A pop-up window appears. Here, you enter a 4 digit PIN of your choice. The system will prompt you to confirm your PIN again.
What can I control with Parental Controls?
You can lock programs by channel, ratings and also hide titles that may have adult themes. These options are all controlled in the third column of the Parental Control menu.
What are the lock/unlock options?
The lock icon indicates the selected item is 'locked' and requires a PIN for access. The unlock icon indicates the selected icon is 'unlocked' and the channel or program may be viewed.
What are the Closed Captioning Settings?
Per FCC regulation, the HD DTA provides extensive options for users to adjust the CC settings based on their preferences. The default setting is OFF. Users can turn on CC, and adjust the setting they prefer by selecting Menu on the remote, then Close...
What is available to configure in the General Setup menu?
Customers can select different language options for the Guide's display text. The Rovi DTA Guide can also provide audio in other languages (if available) when watching a program.
How do I access General Setup?
Press MENU on the Remote Control. Press DOWN to highlight General Setup and then RIGHT to move to the second column.  Display (Text) Language: The default language is shown. In this area you can change the language of the menus and overlay...