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Apple AppleTV Set-top boxes, Software PDF Operation & user’s manual

  • Model: AppleTV
  • Brand: Apple
  • Type: Operation & user’s manual
  • Category: Set-top boxes, Software
  • File Size: (1.35 Mb)
  • No. of pages: 40
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Apple AppleTV Operation & user’s manual Welcome. You’re watching Apple TV. This guide contains all the information you need to get from setup to your sofa. (...)

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AppleTV Contents. 1. Connect 2. Configure 7 What’s in the Box 8 What You Need 10 Apple TV at a Glance 12 Setting Up Apple TV 18 Network Configuration 19 Connecting to iTunes (...)

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Apple AppleTV Set-top boxes, Software Manual 3. Ready, set, watch 4. Problem? No problem 22 Using Your Apple Remote 23 Basic Remote Functions 23 Pairing Apple TV with a Remote 24 Unpairing Apple TV with a Remote 25 Changing the Remote Battery 26 Renting Movies 28 Troubleshooting 33 Status Light 34 Service and Support 35 Serial Number 35 Care and Cleaning (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual 1 1 Connect. www.apple.com/support/appletv (...)

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Apple AppleTV Set-top boxes, Software Manual 6 Chapter 1 Connect. With Apple TV, you can rent high definition movies or purchase TV shows, music, and music videos from the iTunes Store, as well as watch podcasts and YouTube videos—all without leaving the comfort of your couch. You can enjoy digital photos in high definition from your .Mac Web Gallery, Flickr, or your Mac or PC. You can also enjoy your favorite content from your Mac or PC at any time. Use the inf (...)

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Apple AppleTV Operation & user’s manual Chapter 1 Connect. 7 What’s in the Box Note: Your power cord may look different from the one pictured here. AC power cord Apple Remote M ENU (...)

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AppleTV 8 Chapter 1 Connect. What You Need To start using your Apple TV, you need the following: Widescreen TV A widescreen, enhanced-definition or high-definition TV capable of at least one of the following resolutions:  1080p  1080i  720p  576p  480p Cables  An HDMI cable, or  Component video cables, with analog audio cables or an optical audio cable (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual Chapter 1 Connect. 9 Network  A wired or wireless network  A broadband Internet connection (DSL, cable, LAN)  Your wireless network password (if you use one) Computer and Software To play content from a Mac or PC on Apple TV, your computer must meet the following system requirements:  A Mac with Mac OS X v10.3.9, or v10.4.7 or later  A PC with Windows XP Home or Professional (SP2), or a 32-bit edi (...)

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AppleTV 10 Chapter 1 Connect. Apple TV at a Glance optica l au d io £ G d au d io v i d e o R L IR receiver Status light £ d Power port HDMI port Component video ports Analog audio ports USB port Optical digital audio port G Ethernet port (...)

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AppleTV Chapter 1 Connect. 11 IR receiver Use with the included Apple Remote to control Apple TV. Status light The status light blinks amber when Apple TV starts up. When Apple TV is on, the status light glows solid white. For more information about the status light, see “Status Light” on page 33. d USB port For service and diagnostics. ≤ Power port Plug the included AC power cord into Apple TV. G Ethernet p (...)

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Apple AppleTV Operation & user’s manual 12 Chapter 1 Connect. Setting Up Apple TV Apple TV connects to your TV through an HDMI port that delivers both audio and video to your TV, or through component video and audio ports. Before you set up, look at the ports on the back of your TV to make sure you have the appropriate cables. To get started: Â Connect audio and video cables to Apple TV and your widescreen TV Â Connect Apple TV to your wireless or Eth (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual Chapter 1 Connect. 13 Step 1: Connecting the cables Choose the setup that matches the ports on your TV or receiver. To connect a widescreen TV with an HDMI port: 1 Connect one end of an HDMI cable to the back of your TV. 2 Connect the other end to the back of Apple TV. If your TV’s HDMI port is being used by another device, or if your TV doesn’t have an HDMI port, you can connect to Apple TV using compo (...)

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AppleTV 14 Chapter 1 Connect. To connect a widescreen TV with component video and analog audio ports: 1 Connect the green, blue, and red connectors on one end of a component video cable to the Y, Pb, and Pr ports on your TV and the connectors on the other end to Apple TV. 2 Connect an analog audio cable, with red and white connectors, between Apple TV and your TV. Note: The built-in 802.11 Wi-Fi capability connects Ap (...)

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Apple AppleTV Operation & user’s manual Chapter 1 Connect. 15 Step 2: Connect the power cord Plug one end of the power cord into the back of Apple TV and the other end into a power outlet. Important: Don’t place anything on top of Apple TV. Objects placed on top may cause interference with the wireless signal. Step 3: Turn on your TV and select the input The first time you use Apple TV, it takes you through a series of steps including c (...)

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Apple AppleTV Operation & user’s manual 2 2 Configure. www.apple.com/support/appletv (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual 18 Chapter 2 Configure. Apple TV helps you select and configure your wireless network connection, and, if you want to watch or listen to the content in your iTunes library, connect to iTunes on your computer. Network Configuration Have your network password (if you use one) and your Apple Remote handy to configure your Apple TV. Make sure there are no obstructions between the remote and Apple TV. See “Ready, set, (...)

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Apple AppleTV Set-top boxes, Software Manual Chapter 2 Configure. 19 To finish the network connection, follow the onscreen instructions. Connecting to iTunes To access the content in your iTunes library on Apple TV, you need iTunes 7.6 or later installed on your computer. See “Computer and Software” on page 9 for a complete list of system requirements. Updating Your iTunes Software You can download the latest version of iTunes at www.apple.com/itunes/d (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual 20 Chapter 2 Configure. Pairing with iTunes After you set up your network connection, your TV screen displays a five-digit passcode, which you’ll need to enter in iTunes to sync or stream content from your computer to Apple TV. To set up Apple TV with your iTunes library: 1 Open iTunes on your computer. 2 Select the Apple TV icon with “Click to set up” next to it in the Devices list. 3 Enter the 5-digi (...)

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Apple AppleTV Operation & user’s manual 3 3 Ready, set, watch. www.apple.com/support/appletv (...)

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AppleTV 22 Chapter 3 Ready, set, watch. Read on to learn about pairing and using your remote with Apple TV. Using Your Apple Remote Use the Apple Remote to control Apple TV settings and navigate through your content. Make sure there are no obstructions between the remote and Apple TV. Next/Fast-forward Select/Play/Pause Battery compartment Menu up/scroll IR window Menu down/scroll Previous/Rewind Menu MENU (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual Chapter 3 Ready, set, watch. 23 Basic Remote Functions Your Apple Remote has the basic functions described below. Note: The ∂ and D on the Apple Remote don’t control the volume on your TV or receiver. Use the remote that came with your TV or receiver to change the volume. Pairing Apple TV with a Remote The Apple Remote works with the built-in IR receiver on Apple TV. You can set Apple TV to work only with the included remote (...)

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Apple AppleTV Operation & user’s manual 24 Chapter 3 Ready, set, watch. When you’ve successfully paired your Apple Remote, Apple TV displays a chainlink ( ) symbol above a picture of a remote. Apple TV now works only with the paired remote. Unpairing Apple TV with a Remote If you lose the Apple Remote that you paired with Apple TV, you can use any Apple Remote to unpair Apple TV from the lost remote by pressing and holding » and ] for 6 seconds. You can also follo (...)

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Apple AppleTV Operation & user’s manual Chapter 3 Ready, set, watch. 25 Changing the Remote Battery When the battery charge in your Apple Remote is low, Apple TV displays a picture of a remote and a warning (·) symbol. Replace the battery with a CR2032 battery. To replace the battery: 1 Open the battery compartment by pressing the button with a small object until the compartment is partially ejected. 2 Pull the battery compartment out and remove the battery. 3 Insert t (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual 26 Chapter 3 Ready, set, watch. Renting Movies You can rent standard definition movies with stereo sound or high definition movies with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound directly from Apple TV. When you rent a movie, you have 30 days to start watching it. Once you press Play, you have 24 hours to finish watching before it expires. The Rented Movies menu shows when your rented movie is due to expire. When a movie expires, it’s d (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual 4 4 Problem? No problem. www.apple.com/support/appletv (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual 28 Chapter 4 Problem? No problem. Most problems with Apple TV can be solved quickly by following the advice in this chapter. For additional tips and troubleshooting information, see the Apple TV Support page at www.apple.com/support/appletv. Troubleshooting When you have a problem with Apple TV, there’s usually a quick and simple solution. First, make sure: Â The audio and video cables between Apple TV and your TV are pushed i (...)

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Apple AppleTV Set-top boxes, Software Manual Chapter 4 Problem? No problem. 29 If the remote isn’t working  If you’ve paired Apple TV and an Apple Remote, make sure you’re using the paired remote.  If you’re using the paired remote and the Apple TV status light flashes white when you press buttons on the remote, the problem isn’t with the remote. See “If you can see a picture but Apple TV isn’t responding” on page 30.  If you’re using an unpaired rem (...)

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AppleTV 30 Chapter 4 Problem? No problem.  Apple TV cannot connect to a wireless network that contains high (extended) ASCII or double-byte (Unicode) characters (such as Japanese, Korean, or Chinese) in their name or password.  If your network has security enabled, make sure you’ve entered the correct password. If your TV screen appears fuzzy or black  Make sure you’re using the correct video cables and that they are connected f (...)

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Apple AppleTV Set-top boxes, Software Manual Chapter 4 Problem? No problem. 31 Â If you paired an Apple Remote with Apple TV, make sure you’re using the paired remote. See “Pairing Apple TV with a Remote” on page 23. Â Reset Apple TV by unplugging it from the power outlet, waiting about five seconds, and plugging it in again. You can also press and hold both » and D on the Apple Remote for about 6 seconds to reset Apple TV. Your movies and other content will remai (...)

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AppleTV 32 Chapter 4 Problem? No problem. Â Make sure the volume on your TV or receiver is turned up and isn’t muted. Â Make sure you’re using the correct audio cable (see page 13) and that it’s connected firmly to Apple TV and to your TV. Â If you’re using the HDMI port on your TV and Apple TV, make sure your TV supports audio through its HDMI port. The HDMI ports on some older TVs support only video. If Apple TV doesn’t app (...)

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AppleTV Chapter 4 Problem? No problem. 33 Status Light Apple TV has a status light on the front that indicates what’s happening. If Apple TV is The status light On Glows solid white Off or in standby Is off Starting up Blinks amber Accepting a command from the remote Flashes white once Rejecting a command from the remote (you’ve paired a remote with Apple TV but you’re using a remote that’s not paired) Flashes amber once Having pro (...)

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Apple AppleTV Manual 34 Chapter 4 Problem? No problem. Service and Support More information about using Apple TV is available in onscreen help and on the web. The following table describes where to get software and service information. To learn about Do this Service and support, discussions, tutorials, and Apple software downloads Go to: www.apple.com/support/appletv Using iTunes Open iTunes and choose Help > iTunes Help. For an onscreen iTunes t (...)

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AppleTV Chapter 4 Problem? No problem. 35 Serial Number The serial number is printed on the bottom of Apple TV. You can also find the serial number in the Apple TV Settings menu. On Apple TV, choose Settings > About. Care and Cleaning Using Connectors and Ports Never force a connector into a port. Check for obstructions on the port. If the connector and port don’t join with reasonable ease, they probably don’t match. Make sure tha (...)

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AppleTV 36 Chapter 4 Problem? No problem. Keeping the Outside of Apple TV Clean To clean Apple TV, unplug the power cord and all cables. Then use a soft, lint-free cloth. Avoid getting moisture in openings. Don’t use window cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, ammonia, or abrasives to clean Apple TV. Disposing of Apple TV Properly For information about the proper disposal of Apple TV, and other important regu (...)

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Apple AppleTV Set-top boxes, Software Manual K Apple Inc. © 2008 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. Under the copyright laws, this manual may not be copied, in whole or in part, without the written consent of Apple. The Apple logo is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Use of the “keyboard” Apple logo (Option-Shift-K) for commercial purposes without the prior written consent of Apple may constitute trademark infringement and unfair comp (...)

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