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Media Player

User's Manual
•What is Media Player?
Media Player is a tool for showing programs created from the combination of graphics and sound contents on a display. Programs are created
using the attached authoring software and distributed via LAN or USB memory.
Authoring software
USB memory
•What is Authoring Software?
Layout setting
The desired layout can be set by combining movies, still images, and messages.
Scheduling function
This function displays the program at the designated time. You can set the daily program start and end time or the program start and end time for a
particular day.
Distribution function
Program data is distributed via USB memory or to a maximum of 20 Media Players via LAN.
Media Player
USB memory
Still image
Still image



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  • Page 1: Media Player

    Media Player (MP-01) User's Manual Ver.1.10 Introduction •What is Media Player? Media Player is a tool for showing programs created from the combination of graphics and sound contents on a display. Programs are created using the attached authoring software and distributed via LAN or USB memory.
  • Page 2: Declaration Of Conformity

    C-UL: Bears the C-UL Mark and is in compliance with Canadian Safety Regulations according to CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1. FCC Information 1. Use the attached specified cables with MP-01(L007KN) so as not to interfere with radio and television reception. (1) Please use the supplied power cord or equivalent to ensure FCC compliance.
  • Page 3: Important Information

    Voltage 120* *When operating the MP-01(L007KN) Media Player with its AC 100-240V power supply, use a power supply cord that matches the power supply voltage of the AC power outlet being used. NOTE: This product can only be serviced in the country where it was purchased.
  • Page 4 Safety Precautions, Maintenance & Recommended Use FOR OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING WHEN SETTING UP AND USING THE MEDIA PLAYER: • DO NOT OPEN THE MEDIA PLAYER. There are no user serviceable parts inside and opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous shock hazards or other risks.
  • Page 5: Reset Button

    Contents • Memory card • Video signal cable (DVI-D-DVI-D) • Memory card cover • Audio cable • Wireless remote control • USB cable extension • AA batteries x 2 • Bracket x 2 • Wireless remote control extension • Power Cord cable •...
  • Page 6: Remote Control

    C.Replace the cover. CAUTION: Incorrect usage of batteries can result in leaks or bursting. NEC recommends the following battery use: • Place the batteries properly according to the [+] and [-] indicators. • Batteries have different characteristics depending on type, so do not mix batteries of different types.
  • Page 7: How To Use The Remote Control

    How to Use the Remote control When operating the remote control, direct the end of the remote control towards the remote control sensor. Use the remote control within 7 m of the front of the remote control sensor or within 3.5 m when at a 30˚angle above, below, to the left, or to the right of the sensor. AUDIO AUDIO POWER...
  • Page 8: Usb Memory

    Connection and setting When using LAN, after finishing the “Connection/Setting” in this chapter, refer to the “LAN Connection/Setting” (page 16). Preparation In order to use the Media Player to display the program on the Display, the enclosed authoring software, a computer, and a USB memory (if the program is distributed using USB memory ) are required.
  • Page 9: Language Setting

    Connection and setting (continued) Set the wireless remote control extension cable in the wireless remote control extension cable connector. Secure the light receiving part at the end of the cable with the enclosed double- faced adhesive tape in a location where the light of the remote control can reach it easily. NOTE: When using the remote control sensor on the rear side of the equipment, do not connect the wireless remote control extension cable.
  • Page 10 How to create program data Preparing content First, prepare the content you want to display. Content files available for use with the authoring software are as follows: File format Extension Still image (JPEG, PNG, BMP) * .jpg, * .jpeg, * .png, * .bmp MPEG1, MPEG2 * .mpeg, * .mpg, * .m2p, * .m2v, * .vob Movie...
  • Page 11 Copy the program data on the memory card of the Media Player Prepare USB memory containing program data. Press the “STANDBY” button of the remote control to switch off the power of the Media Player, and then set the USB memory containing the program into the USB cable extension. NOTE: If the USB cable extension is not used, set the USB memory directly into the USB memory connector on the main body of the Media Player.
  • Page 12 Main Menu Sub Menu Description Date Set the current Date and Time. Time DATE/TIME NTP Server This is not used in this equipment. Time Zone This is not used in this equipment. Static IP/DHCP Select the IP Address setting method. Set the IP Address used when selecting a Static IP.
  • Page 13 Slide Show Mode/Video Repeat Mode These functions continuously display still image data (*.jpg, *.jpeg, *.png, *.bmp) or movie files (WMV9, MPEG1, MPEG2) in the USB memory in the order of the file names. The still image data or movie data can be displayed without using authoring software. How to set the Slide Show Mode Set the USB memory containing the still image data you wish to display in the Media Player.
  • Page 14 How to create program data using external video Program layout example External video image from the S TERMINAL input connector can be displayed with still images and messages. (For details refer to the authoring software User’ s Manual.) External video image Still image Message The following shows the connection with commercially available AV equipment.
  • Page 15 These are used to attach the Media Player to our LCD Display. The equipment can be installed to the rear side of the Display. • Can be installed on the MP-01 When installing the Media Player on the rear side of the Liquid Crystal Display The equipment can be installed on the following Liquid Crystal Displays.
  • Page 16 The procedure for LAN setting is as follows. MP-01 LAN setting Open the OSD of the MP-01 using the enclosed remote control and conduct settings. The Media Player name setting of the From Internet Explorer on the computer, call out the MP-01 setting screen via LAN and conduct settings.
  • Page 17 <Using LAN> LAN Connection and setting (continued) •When connecting directly to a computer Computer Authoring software Media Player AUDIO AUDIO POWE RESET VIDEO IN RS232 LAN connector LAN straight cable •When connecting with several computers via a hub Media Player Computer AUDIO AUDIO...
  • Page 18 <Using LAN> LAN Connection and setting: When using Static IP Address 1. Static IP Address setting of the Media Player 1) Switch on the power of the Media Player and Display. 2) Display the OSD screen using the menu buttons on the remote control, and open the “NETWORK.”...
  • Page 19 <Using LAN> LAN Connection and setting: When using Static IP Address (continued) Panel setting wizard startup button of the 2. Authoring software panel registration authoring software Click the panel setting button in the “Panel Control” menu of the authoring software. 1 Distribution list setting If no changes are required, click “Next.”...
  • Page 20 <Using LAN> LAN Connection and setting: When using the DHCP server 1. Set the Media Player to DHCP mode. DHCP setting DATE/TIME DHCP NETWORK 192 .168 .0 .3 PREVIEW Netmask: 255 .255 .255 .0 1) Switch on the power of the Media Player, Display, TIMER Gateway: 192 .168 .0 .1...
  • Page 21 <Using LAN> LAN Connection and setting: When using DHCP server (continued1) Media Player name on the setting screen 6) After displaying the setting screen, confirm the media player name (player Name). To change the name, click the Change Player Name button, input the name using 15 or less one-byte characters starting with an alphabet, then click the “Submit”...
  • Page 22 <Using LAN> LAN Connection and setting: When using a DHCP server (continued 2) 4. LAN connection test User name, password screen 1) Startup Internet Explorer on the computer, input the Media Player name set in the authoring software in the address column after the “http://.”...
  • Page 23 Distribute program data to the Media Player 1. Use authoring software to create a program. Refer to the “MP-01 Quick Reference Guide” on the enclosed CD-ROM. 2. Switch on the power to the devices on the network such as Media Players, computers, hubs, and routers.
  • Page 24 <Using LAN> About distributing the difference of the program data For programs that are redistributed via LAN in order to reduce time, only the newly added movies, still images, and audio files in the program are distributed. Program Type Distribution file Program to be newly distributed All files registered in the program Program to be re-distributed...
  • Page 25 Troubleshooting (startup, video audio output, remote control, OSD) Symptoms Conditions Causes and Measures Reference page Confirm the connection of the AC adaptor and power cord, and the DC power source input connector. The main body power indicator will not light up (ON: Confirm that power is properly supplied from the power source by connecting a different Green, OFF: Red) device to the power source.
  • Page 26 Troubleshooting (program, content display) Symptoms Conditions Cause and measures Reference page The message “The codec is not supported” is displayed, nothing is displayed or Confirm that the codec of the movie file you are trying to display is supported by this displayed.
  • Page 27 Troubleshooting (Using Ping command to conduct a LAN connection test) If the data cannot be distributed via LAN, use the Ping command on the computer to conduct a LAN connection test. In the case of a Static IP Address Command prompt screen 1 Look up the IP Address in “NETWORK”...
  • Page 28 Maximum Play Time for movies In the case of the enclosed Memory card (2 Gbytes), it would be as follows. *The Play Time will differ depending on the SD Memory card capacity, and the VIDEO and AUDIO bit rate. Does not include still images and messages.
  • Page 29: Specifications

    Specifications Media Player Specifications Items Specifications 1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz 1360 x 768 @ 60Hz(default settings) Resolution 1280 x 1024 @ 60Hz Video output 1024 x 768 @ 60Hz 1680 x 1050 @ 60Hz Interface DVI-D Audio output Line out L/R x 1, 3.5ø stereo mini jack USB memory interface USB memory connector Memory card interface...
  • Page 30: Content Specifications

    Specifications (continued) Content Specifications (1) Movie file Video Maximum capacity Type Extension Detailed Specifications /Audio /Movie file •Codec Windows Media Video 9 (WMV3) •Bit rate Note 1) Normal resolution (Up to 720 x 480): maximum 20 Mbps Note 4) High-resolution (1920 x 1080 or 1280 x 720): maximum 35 Mbps •maximum resolution 1920 x 1080 25p (progressive) Video...
  • Page 31 When you need to dispose of your NEC display products, please follow the guidance of your local authority, or ask the shop where you purchased the product, or if applicable, follow any agreements made between yourself and NEC.
  • Page 32 Software license information This product contains open source software. For the use conditions of the open source software, refer to the following. Also, refer to the official website of each open source software. GNU Lesser General Public License (“GNU LGPL”): (“Software license information.pdf” p.3 - p.16) •DirectFB GNU General Public License version 2 (“GNU GPL v.2”): (“Software license...