Cisco RNG200 User Manual
Explorer, Rng 200, Dvr with m-card
Protect the Product from Lightning
For added protection, unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of
time. In addition to disconnecting the AC power from the wall outlet, disconnect the signal inputs.
Verify the Power Source from the On/Off Power Light
When the on/off power light is not illuminated, the apparatus may still be connected to the power source.
The light goes out when the apparatus is turned off, regardless of whether it is still plugged into an AC power
Eliminate AC Mains Overloads
Avoid electric shock and fi re hazard! Do not overload AC mains, outlets, extension cords,
or integral convenience receptacles. For products that require battery power or other
power sources to operate them, refer to the operating instructions for those products.
Prevent Power Cord Damage
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles,
and the point where the cord exits from the apparatus.
Provide Ventilation and Select a Location
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Do not place this apparatus on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface.
Do not place this apparatus on an unstable surface.
Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
amplifi ers) that produce heat.
Do not install this apparatus in an enclosure, such as a bookcase or rack, unless the installation
provides proper ventilation.
Do not place entertainment devices (such as VCRs or DVDs), lamps, books, vases with liquids, or
other objects on top of this product.
Protect from Exposure to Moisture and Foreign Objects
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Avoid electric shock and fi re hazard! Do not expose this product to liquids, rain, or
Avoid electric shock! Unplug this product before cleaning. Clean only with a dry cloth.
Do not use a liquid cleaner or an aerosol cleaner. Do not use a magnetic/static cleaning
device (dust remover) to clean this product.
Avoid electric shock and fi re hazard! Never push objects through the openings in this
product. Foreign objects can cause electrical shorts that can result in electric shock or
Avoid potential for electric shock or fi re. Only use attachments/accessories specifi ed
by your service provider or the manufacturer.
Avoid electric shock! Do not open the cover of this product. Opening or removing the
cover may expose you to dangerous voltages. If you open the cover, your warranty will
be void. This product contains no user-serviceable parts. Refer all servicing to qualifi ed
Unplug this product and then obtain service when the product has been damaged in any way, such as when
the power-supply cord or plug is damaged, when liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the
product, when the product has been exposed to rain or moisture, when the product has been dropped, and
when the product does not operate normally. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating
instructions as improper adjustment could result in damage and may require extensive work by a qualifi ed
technician to restore the product to its normal operation.
Check Product Safety
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, the service technician must perform safety
checks to determine that this product is in proper operating condition.
Protect the Product when Moving It
Always disconnect the power source when moving the apparatus or connecting or disconnecting cables.
Avoid personal injury and damage to this product! Use only with the cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table specifi ed by the manufacturer or sold with the apparatus. When a cart
is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from
20070320 Set-Top Cable US & Canada
Notice for CATV Installers
The servicing instructions in this notice are for use by qualifi ed service personnel only. To reduce risk of
electric shock, do not perform any servicing other than that contained in the operating instructions, unless you
are qualifi ed to do so.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read These Instructions
Keep These Instructions
Heed All Warnings
Follow All Instructions
Power Source Warning
A label on this product indicates the correct power source for this product. Operate this product only from
an electrical outlet with the voltage and frequency indicated on the product label. If you are uncertain of the
type of power supply to your home or business, consult your service provider or your local power
Ground the Product
Avoid electric shock and fi re hazard! 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 is provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fi t into your
outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
If this product connects to coaxial cable wiring, be sure the cable system is grounded (earthed). Grounding
provides some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges.
Outdoor Grounding System
If this product connects to an outdoor antenna or cable system, be sure the antenna or cable system is
grounded (earthed). This provides some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges.
Article 810 of the National Electric Code (NEC) ANSI/NFPA No. 70-1990, provides the following
Grounding of the mast and supporting structure
Grounding the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit
Size of the grounding conductors
Location of the antenna-discharge unit
Connection to grounding electrodes
Requirements for the grounding electrodes (see the following antenna grounding diagram as
recommended by NEC ANSI/NFPA 70)
To avoid electric shock, do not locate an outside antenna system in the vicinity of
overhead power lines or power circuits. Touching power lines or circuits might be
20070131 SysInstaller 820 US/Canada/Intl
Scientifi c Atlanta, A Cisco Company
5030 Sugarloaf Parkway, Box 465447
Lawrenceville, GA 30042
Scientifi c Atlanta and Explorer are registered trademarks of Scientifi c-Atlanta, Inc.
RNG 200 is a trademark of Scientifi c-Atlanta, Inc.
Cisco, Cisco Systems, and the Cisco Systems logo are registered trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or
its affi liates in the U.S. and certain other countries.
CableCARD and M-Card are trademarks of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc.
Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories.
”Dolby” and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
HDMI, the HDMI logo, and High-Defi nition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of
HDMI Licensing LLC.
All other trademarks shown are trademarks of their respective owners.
Product and service availability is subject to change without notice.
© 2007 Scientifi c-Atlanta, Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in United States of America
Part Number 4012607 Rev B
United States FCC Compliance
This device 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 such
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy. If not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, it 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 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 measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna, if applicable
• 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
• Consult the cable company or an experienced radio/television technician for help
Any changes or modifi cations not expressly approved by Scientifi c-Atlanta, Inc., could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
The information shown in the FCC Declaration of Conformity paragraph below is a requirement of the
FCC and is intended to supply you with information regarding the FCC approval of this device. The
phone numbers listed are for FCC-related questions only and not intended for questions regarding the
connection or operation for this device. Please contact your cable service provider for any questions you
may have regarding the operation or installation of this device.
FCC Declaration of Conformity
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
received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Digital Video Recorder
Model: RNG 200
Manufactured by: Scientifi c-Atlanta, Inc.
5030 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30044 USA
Canada EMI Regulation
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la class B
est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
20060628 FCC Standard
Scientifi c-Atlanta, Inc. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in this guide.
Scientifi c-Atlanta reserves the right to change this guide at any time without notice.
AVC Video License
THIS PRODUCT IS LICENSED UNDER THE AVC PATENT PORTFOLIO LICENSE FOR THE
PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER TO (i) ENCODE VIDEO IN
COMPLIANCE WITH THE AVC STANDARD (“AVC VIDEO”) AND/OR (ii) DECODE AVC VIDEO THAT
WAS ENCODED BY A CONSUMER ENGAGED IN A PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY
AND/OR WAS OBTAINED FROM A VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSE TO PROVIDE AVC VIDEO. NO
LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY OTHER USE. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
MAY BE OBTAINDED FROM MPEG LA. L..L..C. SEE http://www.mpegla.com.
NEC = National Electrical Code
Example Of Antenna Grounding
Power Service Grounding Electrode System
(NEC Art 250, Part H)
Antenna Lead In Wire
Antenna Discharge Unit
(NEC Section 810-20)
(NEC Section 810 -21)
Note to System Installer
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not
remove cover (or back). No user-serviceable parts
inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
For this apparatus, the coaxial cable shield/screen shall be
grounded as close as practical to the point of entry of the cable
into the building.For products sold in the US and Canada, this
reminder is provided to call the system installer's attention to
Article 800-93 and Article 800-100 of the NEC (or Canadian
Electrical Code Part 1), which provides guidelines for proper
grounding of the coaxial cable shield.
This symbol is intended to alert you that uninsulated voltage
within this product may have sufficient magnitude to cause
electric shock.Therefore, it is dangerous to make any kind of
contact with any inside part of this product.
Ce symbole a pour but d’alerter toute personne qu’un contact
avec une pièce interne de ce produit, sous tension et non isolée,
pourrait être suffisant pour provoquer un choc électrique. Il est
donc dangereux d’être en contact avec toute pièce interne de
This symbol is intended to alert you of the presence
of important operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying this product.
Ce symbole a pour but de vous avertir qu’une
documentation importante sur le fonctionnement et
l’entretien accompagne ce produit.