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AFN Decoder Model 9223 Setup

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Figure 1 IRD (Decoder) Connection

Decoder Setup: Scientific Atlanta PowerVu (Model 9223)
1. Turn the LNB power switch located on the rear of the Decoder to the 19V DC setting.

2. Connect a video cable from the Video Out connector on the rear of the Decoder to the Video input on the rear of the TV monitor. Connect audio cables from the L-R Audio Output connectors on the rear of the Decoder to L-R Audio Input connectors on the rear of the TV Monitor.

3. Connect the Decoder to the AC power source. A green dot will appear in the center of the front panel display window. Push the on/off switch, located on the front lower left of the Decoder, to turn the Decoder on. Select Channel 0.

4. On the front panel keypad, press MENU.

5. Press 2, to unlock the installer MENU.

6. Press 9 to bring up the first page of the installer MENU.

NOTE: The INSTALLER MENU consists of two pages of selectable settings for transponder frequency and other vital decoder specific parameters including a preset frequency plan. You can exit this menu at any time by pressing VIEW.

7. Press CHAN UP/DN on the front left portion of the Decoder to change the setting to appropriate setting for your satellite region.

8. Press NEXT on the front keypad to select L/C-band Freq setting on the menu screen. Using the keypad enter the correct L/C-band frequency setting for your satellite region.

9. Scroll to the Polarization block, push the SELECT button to enter H (fixed).

10. Press NEXT to move the arrow down to the FEC RATE. Using the channel up/down keys enter the correct FEC RATE for your satellite region. SatNet users should select and DTS users should select 2/3.

11. Press NEXT to select SYMBOL RATE. Using the keypad enter the correct SYMBOL RATE for your satellite region.

12. Press YES on the front keypad section and note the system will respond that it is saving the entries in the upper right of the TV monitor. NOTE: Failure to save entries will result in the system reverting to the factory default settings and the Decoder will not authorize.

13. Double check the changes you made to page 1 of the installer MENU comparing the settings with those listed in the PowerVu setup data for your satellite region.

14. Press USER to select page 2.

15. Press NEXT to select NETWORK ID.

16. Using the keypad enter the NETWORK ID for your satellite region.

17. Press YES to save the changes.

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