Info, tips and guides
TF5800 manual: the remote control
Remote control buttons and their functions
Use this button to switch the PVR in and out of standby mode.
Press mute to temporarily switch off the sound; press again to switch it back on.
Switch the PVR between television and radio channels.
This button switches the output of the main SCART socket between the PVR’s picture and the device connected to the secondary SCART socket.
The 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.
The Recall button switches between the current channel and the previously viewed one.
Press i to display more information about the current programme or a programme highlighted in the EPG.
The Guide button displays the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).
Use this button to access the PVR’s menus, or to return to the previous menu from a sub-menu.
Press 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.
Press Exit to leave the current screen.
13. V+, V-
These buttons increase and decrease the volume. In some screens, they also work as right and left movement keys.
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.
The 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
In 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
In 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.
Press to reverse playback; press again to increase speed, or hold down to move along the progress bar.
Press 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.
Press to start fast forward, and again to increase playback speed, or hold down to move along the progress bar.
Press to stop playback, to stop a recording, or to jump back to live TV from time shifted television.
Press to start a recording.
Press to pause playback of a recorded programme or live television.
24. Slow motion
This button starts slow motion playback. Subsequent presses change the speed of playback.
25. PiP move
Press 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.
This button displays the list of recorded programmes that have been saved on your PVR’s hard disk.
27. Text button
The Text button is used to access or leave interactive services, such as BBCi and Teletext.
28. PiP Swap
This button swaps the Picture in Picture with the main picture.
29. White key
When 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.
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.