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  • Page 1: User Manual

    HD Media Player O!Play Air HDP-R3 User Manual...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents ... iii Safety information ... v License notice and trademark acknowledgement for Dolby Digital ... vi License notice and trademark acknowledgement for DTS ... vi About this user guide ... vii Chapter 1: Getting started Welcome ... 1-1 Package contents ...
  • Page 4 Display ... 4-1 Audio USB storage device ... 4-3 Remote Control ... 4-3 Firmware Update ... 4-4 Wi-Fi and Internet connections ... 4-4 Operation/function failure ... 4-5 Appendices Notices ...A-1 GNU General Public License ...A-2 ASUS contact information ...A-8 Troubleshooting ... 4-3...
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    Safety information Use only a dry cloth to clean the device. DO NOT place on uneven or unstable work surfaces. Seek servicing if the casing has been damaged. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. SAFE TEMP: This device should only be used in environments with ambient temperatures between 5 F) and 35...
  • Page 6: License Notice And Trademark Acknowledgement For Dolby Digital

    Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Manufactured under license under US Patent #s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974, 380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535 & other US and worldwide patents issued & pending. DTS and DTS 2.0 + Digital Out are registered trademarks and DTS logos and symbol are trademarks of DTS, Inc.
  • Page 7: About This User Guide

    Provides the basic information about your ASUS O!Play HD Media Player. • Chapter 2: Getting connected Provides information on connecting your ASUS O!Play HD Media Player to a home or LAN network. • Chapter 3: Using the ASUS O!Play HD Media Player Provides information on using your ASUS O!Play HD Media Player.
  • Page 8: Chapter 1: Getting Started

    Welcome Thank you for buying the ASUS O!Play HD Media Player! ASUS O!Play HD Media Player allows you to enjoy digital media files from your computer via UPnP function, portable USB/eSATA storage devices, memory cards, or over the network to your TV or entertainment system.
  • Page 9: Specifications Summary

    Specifications summary Wireless standard Supported video formats Supported video file extension Supported audio formats Supported image formats Supported subtitile formats I/O ports Dimensions Power input rating Power Consumption Operating Temperature Specifications are subject to change without notice. Wi-Fi 802.11n MPEG1/2/4, H.264, VC-1, RM/RMVB .mp4, .mov, .xvid, .avi, .asf, .wmv, .mkv, .rm, .rmvb, .flv, .ts, m2ts, .dat, .mpg, .vob MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital,...
  • Page 10: System Requirements

    Using a pin or a paper clip, press this button to reset the device to its factory default settings. USB 2.0 port Connect a USB 2.0 device into this port. IR (Infra-red) Receiver Allows you to control the HD media player using the IR remote control. ASUS O!Play HD media player Optional...
  • Page 11: Right Panel

    LED indicators Displays the status of the HD media player. Power WiFi Storage Ensure that the IR receiver is not blocked. Otherwise, the Media Player will not be able to receive the command from the remote control. Right panel SD/MMC card slot Insert the SD/MMC card into this slot.
  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    Insert an HDMI cable into this port to connect to a high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) device. LAN (RJ-45) port Insert an RJ-45 cable into this port to connect to a local area network (LAN). Power (DC-In) input Insert the power adapter into this port. ASUS O!Play HD media player...
  • Page 13: Remote Control

    Remote control Use the remote control to power on/off the O!Play HD media player, browse through menus, and select the media file to play, view, or listen to. Power on/off Rewind Stop Previous Home Navigation buttons /OK button Volume up Volume down Subtitle Language...
  • Page 14 Repeat Press to repeat the playback of the currently playing music, movie, or photo file. Music shuffle Press to group all your music files in your storage device and then play the music files randomly. ASUS O!Play HD media player...
  • Page 15: Getting Your O!play Hd Media Player Ready

    Getting your O!Play HD media player ready Connecting the power adapter To connect the power adapter: Connect the AC power cord to the AC adapter. Connect the AC adapter to the DC-in port at the back of your HD media player.
  • Page 16 HD media player. You can also access media files from a shared folder of a network computer. For more details, refer to the section Connecting to a network in Chapter 3. ASUS O!Play HD media player...
  • Page 17: Starting For The First Time

    Use either the bundled composite AV cable or an S/PDIF cable to connect your audio system to your HD media player. Plug the HD media player’s power cable to a power source. Turn on the HDTV, TV, or HDMI monitor. If you are using an HDTV or a standard TV, set your HDTV/TV to video mode.
  • Page 18: Chapter 2: Getting Connected

    Chapter 2 Getting connected Connecting to a network Wired connection Use an RJ-45 cable to connect your HD media player to a home or an office network. ADSL To connect to your network: Connect one end of the RJ-45 cable to the LAN port at the back of your HD media player and the other end to the LAN port of the router.
  • Page 19 From the Home screen, press the up/down keys to Setup, then press You may also press the Setup menu. Select Network > Wired LAN Setup and press Select either DHCP IP (AUTO) or FIX IP (MANUAL) as your setup type: Select either •...
  • Page 20: Wireless Connection

    • Use the following default IP settings: • IP address: 192.168.59.xxx (xxx can be any number between 2 and 254. Ensure that the IP address is not used by another device) • Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 (same as the HD media player) ASUS O!Play HD media player...
  • Page 21: Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network (wlan)

    Ensure that the folder containing the files that you want to access to is shared. For more details, refer to the section Sharing files over the network in this chapter. Connecting to a wireless local area network (WLAN) To connect to a WLAN: Connect all the necessary devices to your HD media player.
  • Page 22: Configuring The Network Clients

    Configuring the network clients Setting an IP address for wired or wireless client To access the ASUS HD media player, you must have the correct TCP/IP settings on your wired or wireless clients or computers. Follow the instructions below that correspond to the operating system installed on your computer.
  • Page 23 Select Internet Protocol (TCP/ IP), then click Properties. Select Obtain an IP address automatically if you want the IP settings to be assigned automatically. Otherwise, select Use the following IP address: and key in the IP address and Subnet mask. Click OK when done.
  • Page 24: Sharing Files Over The Network

    Sharing files under Windows To share files under Windows On your computer, select the folder containing the files that you want to share. Right-click the selected folder, and select Sharing and Security. ASUS O!Play HD media player XP OS ® XP OS: ®...
  • Page 25: Sharing Files Under Windows ® Vista Os

    Tick Share this folder. If you want to set permissions for the network users, click Permissions. Click Apply when done. A hand icon indicating that the folder’s contents are shared over the network. Sharing files under Windows In Windows Vista OS, you can share files in any of these two ways: ®...
  • Page 26 Turn on sharing so anyone with network access can open files • Turn on sharing so anyone with network access can open, change, and create files • Turn off sharing (people logged on to this computer can still access this folder) When done, click Apply. ASUS O!Play HD media player...
  • Page 27: Chapter 3: Using Your O!play Hd Media Player

    Chapter 3 Using your O!Play HD media player The Home screen The Home screen includes these main options: Movies, Music, Photos, All Media, Setup, and File Copy. The option All Media allows you to view all your photos and videos in your storage device and memory card.
  • Page 28: Playing A Video File

    Press the right key the System tab, then press Press the up/down keys navigate and select the function that you want to configure. Use the up/down keys Press to save or press Playing a video file Video control buttons on the remote control Button Function Press to display the video’s file source, file name, file format, and elapsed...
  • Page 29: Playing A Video File

    For more details, refer to the section Sharing files over the network in Chapter 3. Press twice to play the video. ASUS O!Play HD media player to navigate , select the source of your video file, then...
  • Page 30: Configuring The Subtitle Settings

    Configuring the subtitle settings The Subtitle key allows you to configure the subtitle settings such as font size and color. To configure the video settings: From the Home screen, press the up/down keys Movies, then press Locate and play your selected video file, then press Use the navigation keys to move through and make your changes to the subtitle settings.
  • Page 31: Playing Music

    Press to group all your music files in your storage device and then play the music files randomly. Playing a music file To play a music file: From the Home screen, press the up/down keys Music, then press ASUS O!Play HD media player to navigate to...
  • Page 32: Configuring The Audio Settings

    Using the up/down keys press . Locate the music file that you want to play. Before you can access a media file over the network, ensure that the folder containing the file is shared. For more details, refer to the section Sharing media files over the network in Chapter 3.
  • Page 33: Viewing Photos

    Using the up/down keys . Locate the photo that you want to view. Press to browse the photos. Press to view the photos in slideshow mode. ASUS O!Play HD media player to navigate , select the source of your photo, then press...
  • Page 34: Viewing Photos In Slideshow Mode

    Viewing photos in slideshow mode To view photos in slideshow mode: When the selected photo is displayed in full screen, press control to start the slideshow. Photos in the same source folder will be displayed in order. Press to pause the slideshow. Press folder.
  • Page 35 (default) to two minutes. From the Home screen, navigate to All Media to view all your photos and videos from your storage device or memory card. ASUS O!Play HD media player to navigate to launch...
  • Page 36: Copying Files

    Copying files To copy files: From the Home screen, press the up/down keys Copy, then press Select your Source, then press Select your Destination, then press In your source’s directory, locate the file that you want to copy to another location, then press Press to go to your destination directory.
  • Page 37: Chapter 4: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This section provides answers to some common problems that you may encounter while installing or using the ASUS O!Play HD media player. These problems require simple troubleshooting that you can perform by yourself. Contact ASUS Technical Support if you encounter problems not mentioned in this section.
  • Page 38 The TV screen is blinking and fuzzy. • Ensure that the AV/HDMI cable is properly connected to the correct terminals on both the TV and the media player. • Ensure that the media player power LED is on. • Ensure that the TV system setting matches the system used in your country. •...
  • Page 39: Audio

    Ensure that the batteries are properly inserted. • The batteries may already be drained out. Replace the batteries with new ones. • Ensure that the path between the remote control and the media player is not blocked. ASUS O!Play HD media player...
  • Page 40: Firmware Update

    If you are still unable to update the firmware, reset the system and perform the updating process again. • Download the O!Play Firmware Update manual and the latest firmware from our support website at http://support.asus.com. Wi-Fi and Internet connections I cannot connect to the Wi-Fi network. •...
  • Page 41: Operation/function Failure

    Can I acces other online media websites. No. You can only access the online media services offered on your ASUS O!Play HD Media Player. Can I connect to the network via both wired and wireless connections. No, you cannot connect to the network using both wired and wireless connections.
  • Page 42: Appendices

    REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://green.asus.com/ english/REACH.htm. Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: •...
  • Page 43: Gnu General Public License

    Canadian Department of Communications Statement This digital device does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital device set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. This class B digital device complies with Canadian ICES-003. GNU General Public License Licensing information This product includes copyrighted third-party software licensed under the terms of...
  • Page 44 Program or any derivative work under copyright law: that is to say, a work containing the Program or a portion of it, either verbatim or with modifications and/or translated into another language. (Hereinafter, translation is included without limitation in the term “modification”.) Each licensee is addressed as “you”. ASUS O!Play HD media player...
  • Page 45 Activities other than copying, distribution and modification are not covered by this License; they are outside its scope. The act of running the Program is not restricted, and the output from the Program is covered only if its contents constitute a work based on the Program (independent of having been made by running the Program).
  • Page 46 Program is void, and will automatically terminate your rights under this License. However, parties who have received copies, or rights, from you under this License will not have their licenses terminated so long as such parties remain in full compliance. ASUS O!Play HD media player...
  • Page 47 You are not required to accept this License, since you have not signed it. However, nothing else grants you permission to modify or distribute the Program or its derivative works. These actions are prohibited by law if you do not accept this License. Therefore, by modifying or distributing the Program (or any work based on the Program), you indicate your acceptance of this License to do so, and all its terms and conditions for copying, distributing or modifying the Program or works based on it.
  • Page 48 RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE PROGRAM TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. ASUS O!Play HD media player END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS...
  • Page 49: Asus Contact Information

    Online support ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Address Telephone Web site Technical Support Telephone Support fax Online support ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Web site Online contact Technical Support Component Telephone System/Notebook/Eee/LCD Telephone Support Fax Online support 5 Li-Te Road, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan 11259...

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