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USER MANUAL

Model No: T18

Contents
V1.0
Chapter 1

Introduction ............................................................................................................. 3

1.2

TV Setup ...................................................................................................... 4

1.2

TV Setup ...................................................................................................... 4

1.2

TV Setup ...................................................................................................... 4

Chapter 2

Analog TV .............................................................................................................. 7

2.1

Main Panel .................................................................................................... 7

2.2

TV Panel ...................................................................................................... 8

2.3

The Tool Menu............................................................................................ 10

Chapter 3

FM Radio .............................................................................................................. 13

3.1

Main Panel .................................................................................................. 14

3.2

Radio Panel ................................................................................................. 15

3.3

The Tool Menu............................................................................................ 15

Chapter 4

Video Input ........................................................................................................... 16

4.1

Main Panel .................................................................................................. 16

4.2

Video Panel ................................................................................................ 17

4.3

The Tool Menu............................................................................................ 18

Chapter 5

Playback ................................................................................................................ 20

Chapter 6

Photo ..................................................................................................................... 21

Chapter 7

Schedule Recording ................................................................................................ 22

Chapter 8

Setup ..................................................................................................................... 26

8.1

General Setting ............................................................................................ 26

8.2

Advanced Setting ........................................................................................ 25

Chapter 1

Introduction

It is highly recommended that you check all the functions that the device supports before using the program. This manual will guide you through the essential information of how to use this application program.
iBall Claro TV is a multi-functional, graphical and easy-to-use application software that offers you the
most comprehensive multimedia entertainment enjoyment.

1.1 Software Features


Slim USB design - easy to carry
Watch and record Analog TV
Listen to FM Radio
Composite and S-Video inputs to connect DVD player, Set Top Box etc.
Video / Audio Capture
Schedule Recording
Still Image capture with multi-shot mode
Record video in MPEG1/2/4, AVI, VCD or DVD format
Time Shifting
Multi-Channel Preview
Scrolling Text marquee support
Powerful and user-friendly software
Full-function IR remote control
10-bit analog-to-digital conversion and Noise Reduction
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S.R.P.O ( Scheduled Recording in Power-Off Mode)


Gadget TV

1.2 TV Setup
1.2.1

Channel Scanning

When you run iBall Claro TV software for the first time, the system will guide you through the necessary
steps of channel scanning.
1.

Please click on Next to continue.

2.

Select the signal source Analog or FM (the signal


strength may vary depending on the reception quality
of the area you live), and click Next.

3.

Select Antenna or Cable if you have selected


Analog option. Select Country & scanning mode
if you have selected FM.

4.

Please select the country you live and then click


Scan.

5.

Click Exit to finish the setup after the scanning is


completed.

1.3 FM Setup
1. Click on Default Table option. It will copy default Indian FM Channels to Channel list. You can
access and play Indian FM channel directly from the Channel list.

2. If you want to scan more frequencies other than Indian FM channels, Select the country you live and
click on Scan for available frequencies. You can also select one from the options 0.05, 0.1 & 0.2.
If you select 0.05, it will scan the frequency in the gap of 0.05MHz. Similarly, it will scan in the gap of
0.1MHz and 0.2MHz if the other option selected.

1.4 Source Input


1. Select your device and signal source such as Analog
(Cable or Antenna), Video (Composite and S-Video).
iBall Claro TV will import the signal source you select.
Antenna TV: If you choose Antenna TV, please make sure
your antenna (for analog TV reception) is properly installed and is able to receive signals.
Cable TV: If you want to watch Cable TV, please ensure
that you have properly plugged your analog (cable) TV
cord to the TV Tuner.
Video: If you want to watch DVD videos, its available
through the additional Composite, S-Video input. Please
connect Multi AV cable to the TV Tuner & connect Source
in Input
2. If youd like to listen to FM radio, Please disconnect
TV cable from the source input and connect FM cable
first. Now, click on FM button directly.

Chapter 2

Analog TV

You can watch live Analog TV with iBall Claro TV software. Once you have done your initial setup
(source input and channel scan), you can enjoy watching and recording TV program with this multi-functional software application.
Note: Make sure your device supports analog signal in order to watch analog TV.

2.1 Main Panel

Buttons

Exit

Minimize

About

Source Input

FM Mode

Setup

Playback

Photo

Schedule Recording

Open Bar

Audio Mode/
Mute

Mute Mode/
Audio

Left Audio

Right Audio

Teletext
(Depends)

Subtitle
(Disable)

Channel Preview

Display Ratio

OSD

Change to Default/News/Mo
vie/Colorful/Us
er mode

Capture

Time Shifting

Snapshot

Hotkey Bar
EPG
(Disable)

2.2 TV Panel

Control Buttons

Time-Shifting

Snapshot

Channel Preview

De-Noise

SAP

Display Ratio

Channel Down

Channel Up

Volume Down

Volume Up

Audio Mode/
Mute

Channel Recall

Capture
Teletext
(Depends)

Capture: Click to capture the scenes you like. Once you capture the scene, it is saved in your Video Path.

If youd like to stop capture, right click on the screen and then enable Stop Capture.

Time Shifting: This icon enables Time-shifting function once clicked. Time Shifting function records the
TV program you are currently watching.

This function enables you to pause/fast-forward/rewind TV shows so you wont miss any part when you
left the show for something else. Control buttons define as table below.
Audio Mode/
Mute

Stop

Backward

Forward

Pause

Snapshot: You can click the Snapshot icon to take snapshots. When the screen shows Snapshot OK,
it means the image has been successfully capture and saved in your default path.

Channel-preview: Channel list preview from the beginning. You can set preview format and interval in
Setup page (Refers to Chapter 7(7.2.7)).
De-Noise: To enable De-Noise function to make much clear Analog TV reception.
SAP: Turn On/Off SAP sound (Depends on TV program provider)
Display Ratio: Change ratio base on a routine setting. (Free/4:3/16:9)
Channel Down/UP: Select previous or next channel.
Volume Down/UP: Adjust the volume level.
Audio/Mute Mode: Turn TV volume on or off.

2.3 The Tool Menu


When you right click on the TV screen, you will get below menu options.
Always On Top: Enables iBall Claro TV to remain on top of all other application windows. It is the same
if you click on the Always On Top at the upper right corner of the regular TV mode window.

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Display Ratio: You can adjust your display ratio when you move your mouse cursor to the arrow at the
right of this option. There are Free, 4:3, 16:9 and Apply To All Channel. It is the same as you click on the
Display Ratio function icon on the interface.

Free: The initial ratio when you start iBall Claro TV and you can adjust it by dragging the edge of the
iBall Claro TV window..
Apply To All Channels: If you select this option, the adjusted display ratio will be applied to all of your
available channels.
Preview Window: You can change your TV viewing screen to Full Screen, Sizable Screen or Borderless
Screen.

Source input: Select the Source input from Antenna, Cable, Composite and SVideo.

Channel List Type: There are two types of Channel List Type Normal or My Favorite. You can select
which type to load your channel list. It is the same as you do in the Channel List on Setting page. The default is Normal.

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Channel List: Displays your available channels. Its the same as you open the Channel Setting.

Channel Preview: You can decide which type of channel preview 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, L Type or Circle
Type.

Capture: You can choose to capture the TV scenes in different formats.

Time Shifting: Enable Time Shifting mode. It is the same as you click on the Time Shifting icon on the
main interface.
Snapshot: Activate Snapshot function to take the Snapshot. You can also do the same if you click on the
Snapshot icon on the main interface.
SAP: Turn On/Off SAP sound (Depends on TV program provider)
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Teletext: It is the text information from PAL or digital problems. It is Text message for program. The text
information is hidden at around 20-25 scanning lines.
De-Noise: You can enable De-Noise function to enhance Analog TV quality.
Add/Remove to my favorite: Add a channel to My Favorite or remove a channel from My Favorite.
Channel Up: Go to the next channel on the channel list.
Channel Down: Go to the last channel on the channel list.
Channel Recall: Return to the previously accessed channel
Mute On: Enable/disable the mute function
Volume Up: Increase the volume
Volume Down: Decrease the volume
Hide Panel: Hide or show the control panel (the iBall Claro TV interface)
Switch to Gadget Mode: When you click on Switch to Gadget Mode, it will open the TV screen in
small size at uppermost right corner of your monitor/LCD.
Exit: Close/Exit iBall Claro TV window

Chapter 3

FM Radio

You can listen to live FM radio with iBall Claro TV. Once you have done your initial setup (source input
and channel scan), you can enjoy listening and recording radio program with this multi-functional software application.

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3.1 Main Panel

Buttons

Exit

Minimize

About

Source Input

FM Mode

Setup

Playback

Photo

Audio Mode/

Mute Mode/

Mute

Audio

Subtitle
(Disable)

Channel Preview
(Disable)

Schedule Recording
Left Audio

Open Bar
Right Audio

Hotkey Bar

EPG
(Disable)
Display Ratio
(Disable)
Time Shifting

Teletext
(Depends)

Default Color

OSD

(Disable)

Snapshot
(Disable)

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Capture

3.2 Radio Panel

Control Buttons

Capture

Time-Shifting

Scan Previous
Frequency

Scan Next Frequency

Channel Down

Channel Up

Volume Down

Volume Up

Audio Mode/
Mute

Channel Recall

Capture: Click on record button to capture your favourite FM music while recoeding, press the record
button again to stop recording.
Time Shifting: This icon enables Time Shifting function once clicked. Time Shifting function records the
FM channel you are currently listening.
Reduce Frequency: Adjust radio frequency in minus.
Add Frequency: Adjust radio frequency in plus.
Channel Down/UP: Go to next / previous saved channel.
Volume Down/UP: Change volume level.
Audio/Mute Mode: Change Audio mode to Mute mode and Mute mode to Audio mode.

3.3 The Tool Menu


Please refer to item 2.3 in Chapter 2. There are fewer options than TV mode and all functions are the same.

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Chapter 4

Video Input

You can import additional Video source to iBall Claro TV through Composite Video or S-Video input.
Once you connect your device, Video source and PC together, iBall Claro TV will auto-detect source category. You can easily enjoy DVD or other media by iBall Claro TV even record to your PC or laptop directly.
Note: Make sure your device supports video input.

4.1 Main Panel

Buttons

Exit

Minimize

About

Source Input

FM Mode

Setup

Playback

Photo

Schedule Recording

Open Bar

Audio Mode/
Mute

Mute Mode/
Audio

Left Audio

Right Audio

Teletext
(Depends)

Subtitle
(Disable)

Channel Preview
(Disable)

OSD
(Disable)

Change to Default/News/Mo
vie/Colorful/Us

Hotkey Bar

EPG
(Disable)

Display Ratio

er mode

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Capture

Time Shifting
(Disable)

Snapshot

4.2 Video Panel

Control Buttons

Capture

Snapshot

Volume Up

Audio Mode/
Mute

Display Ratio

Volume Down

Capture: You can choose to capture the Video scenes in different format.
Snapshot: Activate Snapshot function to take the Snapshot. You can also do the same if you click on the
Snapshot icon on the main interface.
Display Ratio: You can adjust your display ratio when your mouse cursor to the arrow at the right of this
option. There are Free, 4:3, 16:9 and Apply To All Channel. It is the same as you click on the Display
Ratio function icon on the interface.

Free: The initial ratio when you start iBall Claro TV and you can adjust it by dragging the edge of the
iBall Claro TV window..
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Apply To All Channels: If you select this option, the adjusted display ratio will be applied to all of your
available channels.

Volume Down/UP: Change volume level.


Audio/Mute Mode: Change Audio mode to Mute mode and Mute mode to Audio mode.

4.3 The Tool Menu


Please refer to item 2.3 in Chapter 2. There are fewer options than TV mode and all functions are the
same.

Chapter 5

Playback

When you click on this icon

, it will open the path or folder. Click on arrow mark near folder icon to

open the list of recorded files. You can select one file or the continuous play.

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Add: add a selected file to the playlist at the bottom half of the window
Add All: add all the files to the playlist
Delete: delete a file from the playlist
Delete All: delete all the files on the playlist
Play: play the selected file that are on the playlist at the bottom half of Playback
Exit: exit Playback
When you selected a file for playback, iBall Claro TV will plays the video for you in another screen.

Chapter 6

Photo

When you click on the photo icon, it will open the panel with the preview of all photos you have captured.
You can press
mode.

to go to first photo and

to go to last photo. Press Exit to close the photo

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Channel 7

Schedule Recording

You can set the time and program for your recording schedule. The system will automatically record the
program for you when the time is reached. When you click the Schedule-record icon, you will see a window like the picture below.

7.1 Schedule List: You can Add, Edit, Delete or Clear your schedule recording list.
Note: If you didnt add any new schedule, the list would be empty.
Add: You can create a new recording schedule

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Capture Setting
Select a Capture Device: select the device you are using
Capture Source Type: select the source type of the TV program you want to record
Channel Name: choose the channel name from the list
Capture Format: choose what format you want to use
Audio Option: configure your audio setting
Bit Rate: Up to 4000Kbps
Time Option Setting
Start Time: set the starting time for the recording
End Time: set the ending time for the recording
Record Rule: define record rule. The default is Once Only. You can set it to any day of week or full week
or every day.
Record in Silent Mode: enable/disable silent recording
S.R.P.O: schedule record in power-off. When you activate this function, the system will go into a hibernation mode before the time you set for recording. The system will wake up to start the scheduled recording around 3 ~ 5 minutes before the time you set for schedule recording. Please be
noted that power-off means the system will go into hibernation, and make sure your computer
system supports Hibernation in order to enable this function.
7.2 Setting: You can setup for Save Path, File Name Setting and System Option

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Save Path: You configure the Save Path for your recorded file by click on Select.
File Name Setting: There are two choices for File Name Setting: Use datetime formats file name and
Use Specific Name. The Use datetime formats file name is the default. All the
file that you want to save will be named in a date-time manner, such as
20090512_XXXX for instance. Users can input any specific name for their files in
Use specific name.
System Option: you may define the system option after record. The defaultis No Action. You can set
Close Application, Shutdown etc.
7.3 Log: the log shows the information of your scheduled recording if you have set any recording
schedule.

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Chapter 8

Setup

In iBall Claro TV, you can simply make settings as your favorite in Setup page. Since iBall Claro TV has
been launched, click Setup button to access Setup page.

8.1 General Setting


You can find Sleep Timer, Scan Setting, User Interface and Other options, in Setup page. Those can help
you to improve your power saving, scanning adjustment, colorful UI, language and location.
8.1.1 Sleep Timer.

You might watch TV but get sleepy after minutes later or leave your TV for emergency. For any specific
reason, you would like to ask iBall Claro TV to help you on something. There are 5 options, Close Application, Log off, Hibernate, Shutdown, and Reboot for setting. Besides, you can move time shuttle left or
right to adjust time period.

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8.1.2 Scan Setting.

8.1.3 User Interface:

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8.1.4 Other.

8.2 Advanced Setting


It has all the option as General settings. Also it has many advanced settings like Marquee, Teletext Setting, Channel Setting, Display Ratio Setting, OSD Setting, Video Setting, Time Shifting Setting, Capture Setting, Snapshot Setting, Channel List Setting and Multi View Setting.

8.2.1 Marquee Setting.


Here we can set the properties of the marquee such as moving distance, interval, the content, and so on.
After setting, one scrolling box rotate on the screen after the set period.

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8.2.2 Teletext Setting.


It is the text information from PAL or digital problems. It is Text message for program. The text information is hidden at around 20-25 scanning lines.
Here we can input the teletext main page and sub page, or use the color button to switch teletext page.

8.2.3 Channel Setting.


Here we can set the channel preview type, preview interval, channel group, and channel management.
You can also set favorite channel & parental Lock it.

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8.2.4 Display Ratio Setting.


Here we can set the display ratio and apply default to all channels.

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8.2.5 On- Screen Display (OSD) Setting.


Here we can set the OSD color, show or not, and adjust the position, the font color.

8.2.6 Video Setting.


Here we can adjust the Colour mode, Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Saturation, Sharpness and the VMR type.

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8.2.7 Time Shifting Setting.


Here we can decide to save the file or not, while using Time Shifting option.

8.2.8 Capture Setting.


Here we can set where to save the file, the captured file name, or set the capture stream type.

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8.2.9 Snapshot Setting.


Here we can set the snapshot file format, where to save the images and the how many images will be
saved when using the snapshot function.

8.2.10 Channel List.


Here we can set to Show All Channels or favorite channels or not to show favorite channel. Select Auto
Show Quick channel list option will show channel lists besides TV panel.

8.2.11 Multi View Setting.


It is not disable by application as this is not supported.
For any technical help on iBall products write to support@iball.co.in
www.iBall.co.in

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