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RD2762/RD2763FM
Lyra Jukebox
User's Guide
Changing Entertainment. Again.
www.rca.com
It is important to read this instruction book prior to using your new product for the first time.

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    RD2762/RD2763FM Lyra Jukebox User’s Guide Changing Entertainment. Again. www.rca.com It is important to read this instruction book prior to using your new product for the first time.

  • Page 2: Important Information

    AC charger to rain or moisture. Technical Specification Product: Lyra Jukebox Brand: RCA Model: RD2762/RD2763FM Electrical Rating Power supply for charger : 100V-240V ~ 50-60Hz Charger Output Power : 5 Watts DC : 3.7 V Li-polymer battery (built -in) Importer Comercializadora Thomson de México, S.A.

  • Page 3: Federal Communications Commission Information

    RD2762 Equipment tested for compliance as a complete unit RD2763FM Equipment tested for compliance as a complete unit FCC Regulations state that unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment may void the user’s authority to operate it. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION INFORMATION This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules.

  • Page 4: End User License Agreement

    End User License Agreement IMPORTANT-READ CAREFULLY: This End User License Agreement (“Agreement”) is a legal agreement between you and Thomson Inc. (“Thomson”) for the RCA Lyra Audio Device application/driver software program and associated documentation, if any (“Program”). ACKNOWLEDGMENT BY INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE OR...

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    In this case, the Program may not operate properly. Updated versions of the Program can be downloaded from www.rca.com. d) Thomson is not obligated to provide support services for the Program. e) The Program is provided with “RESTRICTED RIGHTS”.

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    Microsoft that enables you to play Windows Media Audio (WMA) files (“WMA Software”).The WMA Software is licensed to you for use with the RCA/ THOMSON Portable Audio Device digital music player under the following conditions. By installing and using this version of the Lyra Player, you are agreeing to these conditions.

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    MICROSOFT IS NOT PROVIDING ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND TO YOU FOR THE WMA SOFTWARE, AND MICROSOFT MAKES NO REPRESENTATION CONCERNING THE OPERABILITY OF THE WMA SOFTWARE. The WMA Software is of U.S. origin. Any export of this version of the Lyra Player must comply with all applicable international and national laws, including the U.S.

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Information ... 2 Warning ... 2 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION INFORMATION ... 3 End User License Agreement ... 4 Table of Contents ... 8 Unpacking Your Unit ... 10 Things to consider before you get started..11 Computer System Requirements ...

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    Overview of General Controls ... 28 Front View ... 28 Navigation Controls ... 28 Right View ... 30 Top View ... 30 Bottom View ... 30 Before You Begin ... 31 Navigation Display ... 33 Menu Navigation ... 33 Music Playback Display ... 34 Music Playback Operation ...

  • Page 10: Unpacking Your Unit

    Before You Begin Dear RCA Customer, Thank you for purchasing the RCA Lyra open mp3 and Windows Media™ audio (WMA) content as well as content purchased from most online music download services. After purchasing and downloading music to your PC, you are now ready to move content to your player.

  • Page 11: Things To Consider Before You Get Started

    Things to consider before you get started... Computer System Requirements • Pentium III 500MHz or higher recommended, running Windows ® 98SE, Me, 2000 or XP SP1 (SP= Service Pack). Macintosh iMac G3 or higher, running Mac OSX version 10.2 or higher. •...

  • Page 12: Back Up Your Data

    Before You Begin Back up your data As with any portable device that has a hard drive, you must back up the drive regularly. RCA and Thomson are not responsible for lost data. Important Battery Information • Charge the unit for at least 3 hours before first use.

  • Page 13: Inserting The Included Cd-rom Into Cd-rom Drive

    If the setup screen does not appear, double click My Computer, double click your CD-ROM drive icon, and double click Install to run the installer. Follow the on-screen instructions to install all necessary softwares. For additional help, please visit www.rca.com. Software Setup...

  • Page 14: Connecting Lyra Jukebox To The Computer

    Software Setup Software Setup (Windows XP only) Connecting Lyra Jukebox to the Computer Connect the Lyra Jukebox to your computer with the mini USB cable provided. The unit will turn on automatically. The Lyra Jukebox will appear as a Windows portable device using the Media Transport Protocol (MTP).

  • Page 15: Transferring Files To Lyra Jukebox

    Software Setup (Windows XP only) Transferring Files to Lyra Jukebox Caution: Secure music download files must be transferred to your Lyra player through Windows Media Player 10.0 (Windows Media Player 10 is only available to Windows XP users.) or the application recommended by the online music download service.

  • Page 16: Transfer Files Via Windows Media Player 10

    Software Setup (Windows XP only) Transfer Files via Windows Media Player 10 If you want to take your music collection with you, you can easily synchronize items in your library to your portable device. The Sync feature in Windows Media Player 10 allows you to synchronize files in categories and playlists in your library to your portable device.

  • Page 17: Disconnecting Your Lyra From The Computer

    System files are stored in a special area in your Lyra Jukebox and are necessary for proper device operation. You can upgrade your Lyra Jukebox or repair damaged system files by downloading the latest files from http://www.rca.com/digitalaudiodownloads. Follow the online instructions on how to download the appropriate system files and update your device.

  • Page 18: Transferring Files To Lyra Jukebox

    Software Setup (Windows 98SE, Me, 2000) Transferring Files to Lyra Jukebox Caution: Secure music download files must be transferred to your Lyra player through Windows Media Player 10.0 (Windows Media Player 10 is only available to Windows XP user) or the application recommended by the online music download service.

  • Page 19: Transfer Files Via Musicmatch Jukebox

    Software Setup (Windows 98SE, Me, 2000) Transfer Files via MusicMatch Jukebox Drag and drop desired tracks from the Music Library to the Playlist display and save the playlist. Note : Be sure to save the playlist or it will not be displayed on the playlist window of the Portable Device Manager screen.

  • Page 20: Create Pre-defined Playlists And Transferring Them To The Jukebox

    Software Setup (Windows 98SE, Me, 2000) Transfer Files via Windows Explorer (Drag and Drop) If your Lyra Jukebox isn’t already connected to your computer, connect the Lyra Jukebox to the computer using the provided USB cable and turn on the unit. Create Pre-defined Playlists and Transferring them to the Jukebox Pre-defined playlists can be created on your PC using MusicMatch Jukebox.

  • Page 21: Disconnecting Your Lyra From The Computer

    Software Setup (Windows 98SE, Me, 2000) Disconnecting Your Lyra from the Computer Note: Before disconnecting the USB cable from the computer or the Lyra Jukebox, be sure the “Safe to unplug” message is displayed. From the System Tray, double click the left mouse button on the icon and select Unplug or eject hardware.

  • Page 22: System Tray Applications

    Software Setup (Windows 98SE, Me, 2000) System Tray Applications Profile New files that are transferred to your Lyra Jukebox using Windows Explorer (drag and drop) will not appear in the Navigation Menus until you profile the contents. If MusicMatch Jukebox was used to transfer files, profiling will be done automatically. Connect your Lyra Jukebox to the computer using the provided USB cable if it is not already connected and turn the unit on.

  • Page 23: Verify User Playlists

    Updating System File You can upgrade your Lyra Jukebox or repair damaged system files on your device by downloading the latest firmware from http://www.rca.com/digitalaudiodownloads. Verify User Playlists Verify items in the User Playlists under the lyra_playlist system folder exists on the Lyra Jukebox.

  • Page 24: Lyrasync

    Software Setup (Windows 98SE, Me, 2000) LyraSync Files and folders can be synchronized between your PC and your Lyra Jukebox. Connect your Lyra Jukebox to the computer using the provided USB cable if it is not already connected and turn the unit on. Right click on the Lyra icon tray (bottom right hand corner of the computer screen and select LyraSync.

  • Page 25: How To Optimize Lyrasync And Lyra Jukebox Capabilities

    Software Setup (Windows 98SE, Me, 2000) Note: All folders and all files and sub folders in the source folder will be copied to the destination. Files with the same name will be over written. No other files in the destination folder will be erased if the Delete Files/Folders option is NOT checked.

  • Page 26: Lyradj

    Software Setup (Windows 98SE, Me, 2000) LyraDJ LyraDJ is a software that can easily generate playlists for you, after analyzing the acoustic characteristics of your songs, the software will create sets of related content that you can listen to and enjoy. Important Note: 1.

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    You will now be able to access Lyra DJ playlists from the main Music menu 6. Press the (M) menu button to exit the menu options For more information and further updates, please go to www.rca.com and select the model you have purchased.

  • Page 28: Overview Of General Controls

    Lyra • jukebox Overview of General Controls Front View LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) - This is where the Lyra Jukebox’s user interface appears. Navigation Controls CONTROL - For navigation control and various functions in different modes. Audio navigation mode Control joystick - Press once to play the highlighted item; or press and hold to select the item into My Selections.

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    Lyra • jukebox RIGHT - go in one level. LEFT - go back one level. Control ring - Rotate clockwise to scroll down, rotate counterclockwise to scroll up. Audio playback mode Control joystick - Press once to pause the selected item; or press and hold to select the item into My Selections.

  • Page 30: Right View

    Lyra • jukebox M (Menu) - Enter or exit menu. Right View ON / OFF / STOP - When the power is off, press to turn on the unit; when the unit is in stop mode, press and hold to turn the power off. Press to stop playback when music is playing.

  • Page 31: Before You Begin

    Before You Begin The following example illustrates what you should do before operating your Lyra Jukebox. These instructions presume you’ve already done the followings: • Installed all necessary applications. • Transferred music from your computer to the Lyra Jukebox and profiled the contents.

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    Lyra • jukebox If you've fully charged the battery, disconnect the AC adapter from the outlet and then from your Lyra Jukebox. (The Lyra Jukebox needs to be plugged in for about 3 hours before the battery is fully charged.) Note: If the battery isn’t fully charged, keep the Lyra Jukebox plugged in while you listen to the music.

  • Page 33: Navigation Display

    Navigation Display This icon will change to show whether the device is playing or paused. This icon will change to indicate the shuffle mode. This icon will change to indicate the repeat mode. The lock icon is displayed when the key lock function is activated. This can be activated by sliding HOLD to the left.

  • Page 34: Music Playback Display

    Lyra • jukebox Music Playback Display The current song number out of the total number of songs. Displays song name. Song elapse time. Song total duration. Shows song bitrate Shows song format (mp3 / wma) Displays artist name. Displays album name. Displays genre type.

  • Page 35: Music Playback Operation

    Music Playback Operation • To scan forward in the track that is playing, push and hold the Control joystick to the right. • To go to the next track, push and release the Control joystick to the right. • To go to the previous track, push and release the Control joystick to the left. •...

  • Page 36: Navigation Menu

    Lyra • jukebox Navigation Menu The following example illustrates steps to select and play songs in the Artists category. Lyra Jukebox Artists Albums Titles Genres Years LyraDJ Artists Artist 1 Artist 2 Artist 3 Artist 4 Artist 5 Artist 6 Artist 2 All Songs Album 1...

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    Artist 2 All Songs Album 1 Album 2 Album 3 Album 4 Album 5 Lyra • jukebox Highlight the desired song. • To play the song, press the Control joystick. • Song’s information will show on the display during playback. •...

  • Page 38: Playlists

    Lyra • jukebox Playlists MySelections You can create a MySelections temporary playlist using the Lyra Jukebox. Artist 2 Artist Song 1 Artist Song 2 Artist Song 3 Artist Song 4 Artist Song 5 Artist Song 6 Artists Artist 1 Artist 2 Artist 3 Artist 4 Artist 5...

  • Page 39: Save Myselections As A Playlist

    Save MySelections as a Playlist Lyra Jukebox Albums Titles Genres Years LyraDJ Playlists Playlists MySelections Menu Delete Playlist Save as Playlist Shuffle Repeat D S P Flat Settings System Info Save as Playlist Save MySelections Playlist1 Playlists MySelections Playlist1 Lyra • jukebox In navigation mode, push the Control joystick to move the cursor to Playlists.

  • Page 40: View Playlists

    Lyra • jukebox View Playlists Lyra Jukebox Albums Titles Genres Years LyraDJ Playlists Playlists MySelections Playlist1 Playlist2 Playlist3 Playlist4 Playlists MySelections Playlist1 Playlist2 Playlist3 Playlist4 Playlist3 Song 1 Song 2 Song 3 Song 4 Song 5 In navigation mode, push the Control joystick to move the cursor to Playlists.

  • Page 41: Delete Playlists

    Delete Playlists Lyra Jukebox Albums Titles Genres Years LyraDJ Playlists Playlists MySelections Playlist1 Playlist2 Playlist3 Playlist4 Menu Delete Playlist Save as Playlist Shuffle Repeat D S P Flat Settings System Info Lyra • jukebox In navigation mode, rotate the Control ring to move the cursor to Playlists.

  • Page 42: Folder Mode

    Lyra • jukebox Folder mode Your Lyra Jukebox is a USB mass storage device that can be used to store any files. Any mp3/wma files will not show in other sorting (album, genre, etc.) before they are profiled. To see all of the files that are stored on your Lyra Jukebox: Lyra Jukebox Titles Genres...

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    Folder Folder 1 Folder 2 Folder 3 Song 1 Song 2 Lyra • jukebox When Folders is displayed, push the Control joystick up and down to select the folder or file you want to browse. Folders are listed first and individual files are listed next.

  • Page 44: Additional Features

    Lyra • jukebox Additional Features Menu Delete Playlist Save as Playlist Shuffle Repeat D S P Flat Settings System Info Press M in any mode to access the option menu. Option menu will appear regardless of which mode you are currently in. Note: during playback "M"...

  • Page 45: Shuffle And Repeat

    Shuffle and Repeat Shuffle and repeat allow you to choose the playmode you like, different combinations of shuffle and repeat will be illustrated below. Menu Shuffle Repeat D S P Flat Settings System Info Menu Shuffle Repeat D S P Flat Settings System Info...

  • Page 46: Adjusting Dsp Settings

    Lyra • jukebox Adjusting DSP Settings DSP Settings (Digital Signal Processor settings) adjust the various levels of the audio output for different types of songs. For example, the DSP setting for BASS makes the bass sounds more prominent. You can also personalize the levels via the Graphic menu item. The default DSP setting for your Lyra Jukebox is FLAT.

  • Page 47: System Settings

    System Settings You can personalize the display settings for your Lyra Jukebox. Menu Shuffle Repeat D S P Flat Settings System Info Lyra • jukebox Press M to view the menu. From the sub-menu, Rotate the Control ring to select Settings. Press the Control Joystick to show setting options.

  • Page 48: Customize Music Menu

    Lyra • jukebox Settings Contrast Backlight PowerSave Sleep Highlight the display setting (Customize Menu, Contrast, Backlight, PowerSave or SleepTimer) you want to adjust by rotating the Control ring. Press the Control Joystick to select among options in the following settings. Contrast (between -3 to +3) Backlight (Off, 5s, 10s, 20s, 30s, On) PowerSave (Off, 1 min, 2 min, 5 min, 10 min)

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    Customize Music Menu You can set the music menu on the Lyra Jukebox to show and hide certain menu items. Settings Customize Contrast Backlight PowerSave Sleep Customize Menu Artists Albums Titles Genres Years LyraDJ Playlists Folders Lyra • jukebox Press the M button to enter the Menu. Rotate the Control ring to highlight Settings.

  • Page 50: System Info

    Lyra • jukebox System Info System Information shows Lyra Jukebox system details which includes the number of songs you have on your Jukebox, the amount of free space available and your firmware version. Menu Shuffle Repeat Flat Settings System Info System Info Firmware Info Used...

  • Page 51: Mtp/msc Switching

    Lyra • jukebox MTP/MSC switching Why do I want to use MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) Mode? MTP Mode is essential if you want to transfer DRM content to your Lyra Jukebox. Today MTP Mode is only supported in Windows XP and through Windows Media Player 10.0 or other special software provided by your music service provider.

  • Page 52: Check For Updates

    Lyra Jukebox. • Capture internet downloads. • Share information. Check for Updates Visit http://www.rca.com/digitalaudiodownloads for the latest news and firmware upgrades for our Lyra Jukebox. 1GB = 1 x 10...

  • Page 53: Tips And Troubleshooting

    You may also select the profiling option on the device found in the setting menu. Problem: Bad or missing file error message displayed on the Lyra Jukebox. • Please go to http://www.rca.com/digitalaudiodownloads and download the latest firmware update for your device. Follow the on-screen instructions to upgrade the firmware.

  • Page 54: Additional Information

    PlaysForSure logo on a large selection of devices and online music stores. If you see the logo, you’ll know your digital media will play for sure. • For more information on the Microsoft PlaysForSure program, visit www.PlaysForSure.com. • For more information on RCA PlaysForSure devices, visit www.rca.com.

  • Page 55: Specifications & System Requirements

    Specifications & System Requirements Hardware • Dimensions: 3.3” H, 2” W, 0.6” D • Unit Weight: 3 Ounces • 4 Giga Byte Storage - RD2762 / 5 Giga Byte Storage - RD2763FM • Stereo Headphones Jack • Mini USB Connection Jack •...

  • Page 56: Hard Disc

    Additional Information Hard Disc • External Hard Disc Drive: When connected to a computer via USB, the Lyra Jukebox is capable of storing any file type allowing the user a fast, convenient method of storing, retrieving, and transferring files. Including word processing files, presentations, spreadsheets and any other computer files.

  • Page 57: Pc Hardware Requirements

    PC Hardware Requirements • Pentium III 500MHz or higher recommended, running Windows ® 98SE, Me, 2000 or XP SP1 (SP= Service Pack). Macintosh iMac G3 or higher, running Mac OSX version 10.2 or higher. • Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher •...

  • Page 58: Limited Warranty (u.s.)

    How you get service: • Contact us on the Internet at www.rca.com and have your unit’s date of purchase and model/serial number ready. The model/serial number information is on your unit. •...

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    • Write the SR number on the outside of the carton used to return the unit. Make sure you insure your shipment in case of damage or loss. • Carefully pack the unit using the original box and packing material if possible. Please retain all non-defective accessories that were included with your unit such as the headphones.

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    Additional Information Limitation of Warranty: • THE WARRANTY STATED ABOVE IS THE ONLY WARRANTY APPLICABLE TO THIS PRODUCT. ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. NO VERBAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION GIVEN BY THOMSON INC., ITS AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE A GUARANTY OR IN ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY.

  • Page 61: Limited Warranty (canada)

    Limited Warranty (Canada) Thomson multimedia Ltd. warrants to the purchaser or gift recipient that if any manufacturing defect becomes apparent in this product within 1 year from the original date of purchase, it will be replaced free of charge, including return transportation. This warranty does not include damage to the product resulting from accidents, misuse or leaking batteries.

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    Additional Information visit us at www.rca.com Please do not send any products to the Indianapolis address listed in this manual or on the carton. This will only add delays in service for your product. EXPORTER Thomson Inc. Importador P.O. Box 1976 Indianapolis, IN 46206-1976 Comercializadora Thomson de México, S.A.

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