How to Set Parental Controls

 

 MOVIE RATINGS  TV RATINGS CONTENT RATINGS
 NR Not Rated   NR  Not Rated  S  Sexual
 General Audience  TVY  All Children  V  Violence
 PG  Parental Guidance Suggested  TVY7  Older Children  Language
 PG-13  Parents Strongly Cautioned  TVG  General Audience D  Dialog
 R  Restricted (under 17 with parent)
 TVPG  Parental Guidance Suggested  FV  Fantasy Violence
 NC-17  No one under 17  TV14  Parents Cautioned    
 AO  Adult Only  TVMA  Mature Audiences    



Setting Parental Controls:

1.) Press the MENU button

2.) Arrow to Settings, Press OK

3.) Enter current password (your password is 0 unless you have changed it), Press OK

4.) Be sure you are on the Users tab (arrow to tab and press OK button if you are not on that tab)

5.) Arrow to Parental Control: Press OK

6.) Select which program rating you want blocked by the highest rating you want viewed (ex. You want to watch R, but nothing higher so put R in Movie Ratings). Use your OK and arrow buttons to select for Movie Ratings and TV Ratings. Use the OK button to put a check mark in the box of the Content Ratings you want blocked.

7.) Arrow to Submit, Press OK

8.) When Setting successfully updated appears, Press OK

9.) Arrow to the Preferences tab, Press OK

10.) Arrow to Parental Control, Press OK (to put a check mark in the box)

11.) Arrow to Submit, Press OK

12.) When Setting successfully updated appears, Press OK

*Recordings may be affected by your rating controls.

* Parental control tips: 
- If you set your controls to block NR (not rated) this will also block programs such as news, sports and
  some 
children’s programming
- Choosing a movie and/or TV rating to block will automatically block all ratings above that one.

 

 

Blocking Channels:

1.) Press the MENU button

2.) Arrow to Settings, Press OK

3.) Enter current password (your password is 0 unless you have changed it), Press OK

4.) Be sure you are on the Preferences tab (arrow to tab and press OK button if you are not on that tab)

5.) Arrow to Channel Blocking: Edit, Press OK

6.) Select which channels you want blocked by using your OK button, or OK to unblock. Use the arrow buttons or page +/- to scroll through the channels. A lock icon will appear on the selected channels.

7.) Arrow to the right, then arrow to the left to Update, Press OK

8.) When you return to the Preferences tab, Arrow to Channel Blocking, Press OK (to put a check mark in the box)

9.) Arrow to Submit, Press OK

 

To view a program blocked by parental controls, Press OK on the program you wish to view and enter your password  (password is 0 unless you have changed it). This will unlock the parental controls on all channels for a certain time period. To change the timeout period follow the below directions:

1.) Press the MENU button

2.) Arrow to Settings, Press OK

3.) Enter current password (your password is 0 unless you have changed it), Press OK

4.) Be sure you are on the Users tab

5.) Arrow to Parental Control: Press OK

6.) Arrow to Unlock Timeout, Press OK

7.) Select the time limit you want the parental controls to timeout in, do this by using the ARROW and OK

buttons (note: if you want to watch a 2-hour movie without interruption of parental controls coming back on

set the time to 120 minutes).

8.) Arrow to Submit, Press OK

9.) When Setting successfully updated appears, Press OK

 

   Password: A password is used for changing the set top box settings. This is a numeric field using 1-10 digits.

Pin: A PIN is used to order PPV or VOD purchases. This is a numeric field using 1-10 digits.

  If you password/PIN is not working: 
Your default password/PIN is 0. If this does not work, call AcenTek at 1811, option 2 (during regular business
hours) and your password will be reset back to 0. You can then change your password in your system to
something you will 
remember (see instructions below). When you change a password/PIN it changes for all set
top boxes on the 
account, not just one set top box.

To Change Password/PIN:

   1.) Press the MENU button

   2.) Arrow to Settings, Press OK

   3.) Enter in current password (default password is 0), Press OK

   4.) Go to the Users tab, Press OK

   5.) Go to Edit (at the bottom of the screen), Press OK

   6.) Enter in current password/PIN (default password/PIN are both set to 0)

   7.) Enter in new password/PIN

   8.) Confirm the new password/PIN

   9.)  Arrow to Submit, Press OK

 10.) Press EXIT to get out of Settings

  *NOTE: if you type something incorrectly use the EXIT button on your remote to erase and start over.


To Require PIN to rent VOD (Video On Demand) and PPV (Pay Per View):

1.) Press the MENU button

2.) Arrow to Settings, Press OK

3.) Enter in current password (default password is 0), Press OK

4.) Go to the Users tab, Press OK

5.) Go to Edit (bottom of the screen), Press OK

6.) Enter in current PIN (default PIN is set to 0)

7.) Enter in new PIN

8.) Confirm the new PIN

9.) Arrow to Enable PIN, Press OK

10.) Arrow to Submit, Press OK

11.) Press EXIT to get out of Settings

*Note: If you type something incorrectly use the EXIT button on your remote to erase and start over.

 

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