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Manual del propietarioDIRECTV
Receptor HD DIRECTV
Samsung Electronics America inc.
400 Valley Road, Suite 201
Mount Arlington, NJ 07856
TEL: 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
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Important Safety Information1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings, Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has
two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third
grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety.
If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an elec trician for replacement of the
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particu
larly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they
exit from the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
12) Use only with cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by
the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a used,
caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid
injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused
for long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or
objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed
to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference that may cause undesired operation.
This satellite receiver provides display of television closed captioning in
accordance with §15.119 of the FCC rules.Note you should use the Telephone line cord which is supplied with the machine.
If you are replacing it with the other vendor's part, it should be minimum AWG #26 or larger
Warning! Important Safety Instructions
Note to CATV system installer: This reminder is provided to call CATV system installer’s
attention to Article 820-40 of the National Electrical Code that provides guidelines for proper
grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding
system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
Caution:Any changes or modifications in construction of this device which are not expressly
approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the
Caution:To prevent electric shock, match the wide blade of plug to the wide slot, and fully
insert the plug.
Important:One Federal Court has held that unauthorized recording of copyrighted TV programs is
an infringement of U.S. copyright laws.
To prevent damage which may result in fire or electric shock hazard, do not expose this appliance
to rain or moisture.
Always be careful when using this product. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical
shock, and other injuries, keep these safety precautions in mind when installing,
using, and maintaining your DIRECTV
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELEC
TRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER
(OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS
INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
This symbol indicates high voltage is
present inside. It is dangerous to make
any kind of contact with any inside
part of this product.
This symbol alerts you that important
literature concerning operation and
maintenance have been included with
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NoticesAttentionTelephone Line Interruption
A continuous land-based phone line connection is required for DIRECTV
®Pay Per View
functionality and DIRECTV subscriptions. Any calls generated by the DIRECTV
Receiver are toll free. These calls are typically made in the middle of the night;
your phone is in use for approximately 30 seconds.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may
cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Trademark and copyright statements
Samsung is a trademark of Samsung Electronics. ©2003 DIRECTV, Inc. DIRECTV and
the Cyclone Design logo are registered trademarks of DIRECTV, Inc., a unit of Hughes
Electronics Corp, and are used with permission. All other trademarks and service marks
are the property of their respective owners.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol
are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Confidential Unpublished Works. ©1992–1997
Dolby Laboratories Inc. All rights reserved.
This equipment incorporates copyright protection technology that is protected by U.S.
patents and other intellectual property rights. Use of this copyright protection technology
is granted by Macrovision for home and other limited DBS IRD pay per view uses only.
Reverse engineering or disassembly is prohibited.Program Recording Restrictions
All other taping is expressly prohibited. Some programming may not be taped.
An additional taping fee may be applied. Call your program provider for details.
High definition broadcast copyright limitations
Due to copyright restrictions, you may not be able to view some high definition programs
in high definition format using this product. (Also, whenever possible you should connect
both HD and SD interfaces to permit SD viewing of programs if HD viewing is restricted
due to copyright restrictions.)
Owner's RecordThe model number, serial numbers, Access Card Number and Receiver ID are located on
the rear panel of the DIRECTV
®HD Receiver. The number for the Access Card is on the
back of the card and on the carton label. Record these numbers for reference when calling
your sales or service representative regarding this product.
Model Number: ____________________________________
Serial Number: ____________________________________
Access Card Number: _______________________________
Receiver ID: ________________________________________
Customer SupportFor DIRECTV
For subscription information, or to resolve problems related to programming, call:
DIRECTV at 1-800-DIRECTV (1-800-347-3288) or visit the DIRECTV Web site
To arrange for the installation of your DIRECTV
®HD Receiver, call the dealer from whom
you purchased your system.
To resolve problems related to this DIRECTV
®HD Receiver, call Samsung Customer Support
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SAMSUNG DIGITAL SATELLITE RECEIVERLIMITED WARRANTY TO ORIGINAL PURCHASERThis SAMSUNG manufactured product, as supplied and distributed by Samsung
Electronics America, Inc. (SAMSUNG) and delivered new, in the original carton to
the original consumer purchaser, is warranted by SAMSUNG against manufacturing
defects in materials and workmanship for a limited warranty period of:
One (1) Year Parts and Labor*
(*90 Days Parts and Labor for Commercial Use)
This limited warranty begins on the original date of purchase, and is valid only on
products purchased and used in the United States. To receive warranty service, the
purchaser must contact SAMSUNG for problem determination and service procedures.
Warranty service can only be performed by a SAMSUNG authorized service center.
The original dated bill of sale must be presented upon request as proof of purchase to
SAMSUNG or SAMSUNG’s authorized service center. Transportation of the product to
and from the service center is the responsibility of the purchaser.
SAMSUNG will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge as
stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective
during the limited warranty period specified above. All replaced parts and products
become the property of SAMSUNG and must be returned to SAMSUNG. Replacement
parts and products assume the remaining original warranty, or ninety (90) days, which
ever is longer.
SAMSUNG’s obligations with respect to software products distributed by SAMSUNG
under the SAMSUNG brand name are set forth in the applicable end user license
agreement. Non-SAMSUNG hardware and software products are provided on an
“AS IS” basis. However, non-SAMSUNG manufacturers, suppliers, publishers, and service
providers may provide their own warranties.
This limited warranty covers manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship
encountered in normal, and except to the extent otherwise expressly provided for in this
statement, noncommercial use of this product, and shall not apply to the following,
including, but not limited to: damage which occurs in shipment; delivery and installation;
applications and uses for which this product was not intended; altered product or serial
numbers; cosmetic damage or exterior finish; accidents, abuse, neglect, fire, water,
lightning or other acts of nature; use of products, equipment, systems, utilities, services,
parts, supplies, accessories, applications, installations, repairs, external wiring or
connectors not supplied and authorized by SAMSUNG, or which damage this product
or result in service problems; incorrect electrical line voltage, fluctuations and surges;
customer adjustments and failure to follow operating instructions, cleaning, maintenance
and environmental instructions that are covered and prescribed in the instruction book;
product removal or reinstallation; reception problems and distortion related to noise,
echo, interference or other signal transmission and delivery problems. SAMSUNG
does not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the product.THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED AND DESCRIBED
ABOVE, AND NO WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT
NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL APPLY AFTER THE EXPRESS WARRANTY
PERIODS STATED ABOVE, AND NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY OR GUARANTY
GIVEN BY ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION WITH RESPECT TO THIS PRODUCT
SHALL BE BINDING ON SAMSUNG. SAMSUNG SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF
REVENUE OR PROFITS, FAILURE TO REALIZE SAVINGS OR OTHER BENEFITS, OR ANY
OTHER SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE USE,
MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS PRODUCT, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY
ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, AND EVEN IF SAMSUNG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF
THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOR SHALL RECOVERY OF ANY KIND
AGAINST SAMSUNG BE GREATER IN AMOUNT THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE
PRODUCT SOLD BY SAMSUNG AND CAUSING THE ALLEGED DAMAGE. WITHOUT
LIMITING THE OREGOING, PURCHASER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY FOR LOSS,
DAMAGE OR INJURY TO PURCHASER AND PURCHASER’S PROPERTY AND TO OTHERS
AND THEIR PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF THE USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS
PRODUCT SOLD BY SAMSUNG NOT CAUSED DIRECTLY BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF
SAMSUNG. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL NOT EXTEND TO ANYONE OTHER THAN
THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THIS PRODUCT, IS NONTRANSFERABLE AND STATES
YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or the
exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations
or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you
may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
To obtain warranty hardware service, please contact SAMSUNG at:
SAMSUNG CUSTOMER SERVICE
400 VALLEY ROAD, SUITE 201, MT ARLINGTON, NJ 07856,
TEL: 973-601-6000, FAX: 973-601-6001
1-800-522-2946 and SAMSUNGUSA.COM