Posts Tagged Videos

13. The Home Page (Menu)

To access the 3view Home page or Menu, press the Home button on the remote control. Every area of the 3view unit can be accessed from here. The current channel is displayed in a window on the right hand side of the Menu list.

The 3view Menu page

Recordings Icon and title

Selecting Recordings from the Home page takes you to the Recordings Screen so that you can access any of your recordings and scheduled timers.

TV Guide with Button

The TV Guide takes you to the Guide so that you can set up your recordings and/or watch a current program.

3View Button and Title

Selecting the 3view button takes you to the 3View portal where you can access BBC iPlayer, YouTube and other Websites and services.

Sky Player Button

The Sky Player will be accessed from this button when it becomes available on the 3View unit.

My Photos Title and icon

This button in the Menu list allows you to access and view your Photos on your 3view unit streamed from your PC.

My Music plus icon

The My Music button gives you access to your music files, either streamed from your PC or saved to your 3View unit.

My Videos with icon

Selecting the My Videos tab gives you access to your Videos either streamed from your PC or saved to your Media on the 3view unit.

Settings Icon

The settings tab gives you access to the Settings page where you can scan for channels and adjust other settings.

In the next pages of this User Guide we’ll work through all of these choices available from the Home page one by one.

The first Home page choice of Recordings takes you to the Recordings Screen where you can manage all of your recordings and scheduled timers and has already been covered in the previous chapters 8. Setting your Recordings 9. Managing your Recordings and 10. Deleting Recordings and Timers.  


 

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18. Home Page. Music and Videos

My Music plus icon

 From the Home screen, Press OK on the My Music tab in order to browse your music files.

My Music
This is where the locally stored music can be browsed in its entirety.
Artists
Music library in order of Artist.
Albums
Music library in order of Album title.
Genre
Music library in grouped by Genre.


Add to my PlaylistTracks
Music library in order of the track title.

Playlists
Music can be saved to form a playlist. Browse your saved playlists here.

My Folders
Local files stored on the 3View hard drive and shortcuts can be browsed here.

 Shoutcast Radio
Shoutcast radio services are listed by genre. The list takes a few seconds to populate. 
Select the genre in which you are interested and a list of radio stations are displayed. Use P+ and P- to move fast through the lists.

Entire Network
Content from other devices on your network can be viewed on your TV. Compatible devices and
computer shared music files  are displayed here.
Removable media
USB drives and Keys can be attached. Compatible images can be browsed here.

My Videos with icon

From the Home screen, Press OK on My Videos to access videos stored on the 3view hard drive, on locally
attached storage media, or on network attached storage devices including another 3view unit. Recorded
programs on 3views attached to a network are available for playback on each other.

Adding videos from my PC

 My Videos
Local files and shortcuts can be browsed from here.
Categories
Press OK to add a new category. E.g “Comedy” . Selecting any video in My Video gives an option to Add Category.  Your saved videos can then be browsed by category.

Entire Network
Content from other devices on your network can be viewed on your TV. Compatible devices and computer shares are displayed here. Another 3view box will be displayed by its name as set up in Settings >System>Network>Name.
Removable media
USB drives and Keys can be attached. Compatible images can then be browsed here.

Note!  The USB ports have sufficient power to run USB sticks but not “spinning” hard drives. A hard drive will need an
external power supply. A powered USB hub is another alternative, which also presents a more accessible port for connection.


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