Notes on MP3
Note: MP3 encoding and writing software is not supplied
with this unit.
Points to remember when making MP3 files
High bit rate and high sampling frequency are recom-
mended for high quality sounds.
Selecting VBR (Variable Bit Rate) is not recommended
because playing time is not displayed properly and sound
may be skipped.
The playback sound quality differs depending on the
encoding circumstances. For details, refer to the user
manual of your own encoding software and writing soft-
It is recommended to set the bit rate to "128 kbps or
more" and "fixed".
Never assign the ".mp3", file name extension to
a file that is not in the MP3 format. This may
not only produce noise from the speaker dam-
age, but also damage your hearing.
Name files and folders in accordance with the standard of
each file system. Refer to the instructions of writing soft-
ware for details.
ASCII character set and special characters in each lan-
guage can be displayed.
With some software in which MP3 format files have been
encoded, the character information may not be displayed
Undisplayable characters and symbols will be converted
into an asterisk (
MP3 (ID3 tag)
Title name/Artist name
Folder selection order/file playback order
Maximum number of files/folders
Maximum number of files: 999
Maximum number of files in one folder: 255
Maximum depth of trees: 8
Maximum number of folders: 255 (Root folder is includ-
This unit counts the number of folders irrespective of the
presence or absence of MP3 file.
If the selected folder does not contain any MP3 files, the
nearest MP3 files in the order of playback will be played.
Playback order may be different from other MP3 players
even if the same disc is used.
"ROOT" appears when displaying the root folder name.
It is prohibited by copyright laws to copy, distribute and
deliver copyrighted materials such as music without the
approval of copyright holder except enjoying yourself per-
Above description complies with our investigations as of
September 2005. It has no warranty for reproducibility and
displayability of MP3.
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