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TF5800 manual: the remote control

Remote control buttons and their functions

1. Power.

PowerUse this button to switch the PVR in and out of standby mode.

2. Mute

MutePress mute to temporarily switch off the sound; press again to switch it back on.

3. TV/Radio

TV/RadioSwitch the PVR between television and radio channels.

4. Satellite

SatelliteThis button switches the output of the main SCART socket between the PVR’s picture and the device connected to the secondary SCART socket.

5. Opt

OptThe Opt button gives access to additional features, such as subtitles, favourites, soundtracks and the sleep timer.

6. Numeric keys

These are used to enter channel numbers and menu options. The 0 key also cycles through picture size options.

7. Recall

RecallThe Recall button switches between the current channel and the previously viewed one.

8. Info

InfoPress i to display more information about the current programme or a programme highlighted in the EPG.

9. Guide

GuideThe Guide button displays the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

10. Menu

MenuUse this button to access the PVR’s menus, or to return to the previous menu from a sub-menu.

11. List

ListPress List once to display a list of all the channels stored for TV or Radio. Press it again when the list is displayed to select a group of Favourite channels.

12. Exit

ExitPress Exit to leave the current screen.

13. V+, V-

V+V-These buttons increase and decrease the volume. In some screens, they also work as right and left movement keys.

14. P+/P-

P+P-The P+ and P- buttons move to the next or previous channel in the channel list or the current Favourites list. In some screens, they also work as up and down movement keys.

15. OK/List

OK/ListThe OK button is used to select items in menus, and in interactive services. When viewing live TV, it displays the channel list, and when viewing a recordings, it will display the list or recordings in the archive.

16. Up and down keys

UpDownIn system menus, the up and down keys allows you to choose an item from the menu. They are also used to navigate through the electronic programme guide, and in interactive services.

17. Left and right keys

LeftRightIn system menus, left and right keys allow you to change the options for a menu item. They are also used to navigate through the electronic programme guide, and in interactive services.

18. Rewind

RewindPress to reverse playback; press again to increase speed, or hold down to move along the progress bar.

19. Play

PlayPress to go to normal playback speed, or to display the progress bar for faster navigation when playback has already started.

From the Archive, press to resume playback from the last position.

20. Fast forward.

Fast forwardPress to start fast forward, and again to increase playback speed, or hold down to move along the progress bar.

21. Stop

StopPress to stop playback, to stop a recording, or to jump back to live TV from time shifted television.

22. Record

RecordPress to start a recording.

23. Pause

PausePress to pause playback of a recorded programme or live television.

24. Slow motion

SlowThis button starts slow motion playback. Subsequent presses change the speed of playback.

25. PiP move

PiPPress this button once to start the Picture in Picture (PiP) function. Press again to change the position of the Picture in Picture, and to turn it off.

26. Archive

ArchiveThis button displays the list of recorded programmes that have been saved on your PVR’s hard disk.

27. Text button

TextThe Text button is used to access or leave interactive services, such as BBCi and Teletext.

28. PiP Swap

PiP switchThis button swaps the Picture in Picture with the main picture.

29. White key

WhiteWhen the PiP function is being used, this key displays a list so that you can choose which channel is displayed in the smaller picture.

When the Progress Bar is displayed, it allows you to select a section of a programme for repeat playback or editing.

Colour keys

The coloured keys on the remote control are used by interactive services, such as BBCi or Teletext – for example, you may see a message on screen asking you to ‘Press Red.’ The keys are also used in some of the PVR menus, where you will usually see an on screen message telling you which key to use for which function.

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