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RCA M4004 User Manual

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It is important to read this instruction book prior to using your new product for the first time.
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  • Page 1 It is important to read this instruction book prior to using your new product for the first time. user manual M4004 M4008 M4018 MC4004 MC4008 MC4018...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety information FCC information ...3 Product registration ...4 For your records Service information Technical specification Important Safety Instruction ...5 End user license agreement ...6 Before you begin Unpacking your player ...8 Computer system requirements Secure music download requirements Warning Caution Headset safety Caution while driving ...9...
  • Page 3: Safety Information

  • Page 4: Product Registration

    For instructions on how to obtain service, refer to the warranty included in this Guide. Technical specification Product: Digital Audio Player Brand: RCA Model: M4004, M4008, M4018, MC4004, MC4008, MC4018 Electrical Consumption: 3.7V Lithium battery (built-in) IMPORTER Comercializadora Thomson de México, S.A.
  • Page 5: For Your Records Service Information Technical Specification Important Safety Instruction

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION PLEASE READ AND SAVE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE Some of the following information may not apply to your particular product; however, as with any electronic product, precautions should be observed during handling and use. • Read these instructions. •...
  • Page 6: End User License Agreement

    Program's proprietary notices. b) You may transfer the Program and license to another party only as a part of the Thomson/RCA branded Portable Digital Audio/Video Device (“A/V Device”), and only if the other party agrees to accept the terms and conditions of this EULA.
  • Page 7 End user license agreement INTENDED RESULTS, AND FOR THE INSTALLATION, USE, AND RESULTS OBTAINED. 7. WINDOWS MEDIA™ The software embedded within your A/V Device (the “Device Firmware”) contains software licensed from Microsoft that enables you to play Windows Media Audio (WMA) files (“WMA Software”).
  • Page 8: Before You Begin

    Before you begin Dear RCA Customer, Thank you for purchasing the Player. This product will play 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 9: Caution While Driving

    Back up your data As with any portable player, you must back up the drive regularly. RCA and Thomson are not responsible for lost data. Software setup The Music Management CD that comes with...
  • Page 10: Connecting To The Computer

    Connecting to the computer Connecting the player to the computer Connect the player to your computer with the USB cable provided. The player will turn on automatically. In Windows Vista Windows® XP (when Windows Media Player 10 or above is installed), the player will appear as a Windows portable device using the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP).
  • Page 11: Transferring Files To The Player

    Transferring files to the player Transferring files to the player You may select one of the following methods to transfer music content to your player: 1) Yahoo! Music Jukebox, 2) drag-and-drop via Windows Explorer. For method 1, you first need to have successfully installed the software packages included in the Music Management CD (refer to “Inserting the included CD into CD drive).
  • Page 12: Transferring Files Via Windows Explorer (Drag-And-Drop)

    “Media” folder directly. The video files must be converted and transferred via RCA Video Converter for playback (refer to page 19). Alternatively, you can transfer the converted video files to the "Data"...
  • Page 13: Windows Media Player 11 Or Above Installed)

    Transferring files to the player Deleting files from the player For any files you have transferred to the player, you may delete them while you have connected the player with your computer. Highlight the unwanted file in the player’s file directory on your computer and press the delete key on your computer to delete the file.
  • Page 14: General Controls

    General controls Before you begin The following examples illustrate what you should do before operating your player. 1. These instructions presume you’ve already done the followings: • Installed all necessary applications. • Transferred music from your computer to the player. •...
  • Page 15: Navigation Display

    General controls Navigation display Indicates the item currently selected Artists Black Eyed Peas 001/003 Bjork Chet Baker Volume and Destiny Dan Zanes Duvall 00:01:15 1. Indicates whether the player is playing or paused. 2. Indicates that if shuffle mode is on/off. 3.
  • Page 16 General controls 4. Scroll up and down the “Albums” menu by pressing • View the songs from the album highlighted by pressing that album appear in track order). Albums Album 1 Album 2 Album 3 Album 4 Album 5 5. Highlight the desired song by pressing •...
  • Page 17: Listening, Viewing And Recording

    Listening, viewing and recording Music playback Skips to the previous file*, press and hold to scan backwards within a file. Skips to the next file, press and hold to scan forward within a file. Starts/ pauses playback. Increases or decreases the volume * Press within the beginning 4 seconds of the current music file to skip to previous file.
  • Page 18: Picture Viewing

    Listening, viewing and recording Picture viewing Scrolls up during file navigation. Scrolls down during file navigation. Goes back, skips backward. Advances, skips forward. Starts/ pauses slideshow if slideshow is activated*. Press M twice during playback to return to file navigation. * Refer to page 23 to activate slideshow in the Player's menu.
  • Page 19: Video Converter

    Your video has to be converted to optimum format before transferring to this player for playback. To do so, you need to install the RCA Video Converter in your computer. You can install the Converter from the music management CD or go to to...
  • Page 20: Voice Recording

    • Video files cannot be dragged and dropped to the “Media” folder directly. They must be converted and transferred to the player via the RCA Video Converter for playback. Alternatively, converted video files can also be transferred to the "Data"...
  • Page 21: Playback Voice Recording

    Listening, viewing and recording Playback voice recording 1. Follow steps 1-2 above to enter the Voice Recording sub-menu. 2. Press to highlight “Play Back” and press to confirm your selection. 3. Press to highlight the recorded file to start playback. Deleting recorded files 1.
  • Page 22: Player's Menus

    Player’s menu Accessing the player’s menus Press M during playback to access the Player’s menu. Navigation and selection Player’s Shuffle menus Repeat Slideshow Add to MySel Clear MySel Settings System Info Menu Shuffle Player’s Repeat Menu items Slideshow Add to MySel 1.
  • Page 23: Slideshow

    Player’s menu Slideshow The item defines the viewing time for each picture during a slideshow. Press repeatedly to select among: off, 3, 5, 10 and 15 seconds. Skipping Press repeatedly to select skip by file or section. This item is only available when you are listening to a multiple-sectioned Audible file.
  • Page 24: Additional Information

    Additional information Tips and troubleshooting • Problem: Cannot delete files on the player. – For any files you have transferred to the player, you may delete them while you have connected the player with your computer. Highlight the unwanted file in the player’s file directory on your computer and press the delete key on your computer to delete the file.
  • Page 25: Check For Updates

    This includes word processing files, presentations, spreadsheets and any other computer files. • Capacity: M4004 - 4GB, M4008 - 8GB, M4018 - 8GB, MC4004 - 4GB, MC4008 - 8GB, MC4018 - 8GB • Connection: USB 2.0, Hi-speed capable Software •...
  • Page 26: Limited Warranty

    Limited warranty For US What your warranty covers: • Defects in materials or workmanship. For how long after your purchase: • One year from date of purchase. • The warranty period for rental units begins with the first rental or 45 days from date of shipment to the rental firm, whichever comes first.
  • Page 27: For Canada

    Limited warranty implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. • This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you also may have other rights that vary from state to state. If you purchased your product outside the USA: •...
  • Page 28 IMPORTADOR Comercializadora Thomson de México, S.A. de C.V. Álvaro Obregón No. 151. Piso 13. Col. Roma. Delegación Cuauhtémoc C.P. 06700. México, D.F. Telefono: 52-55-11-020360 RFC: CTM-980723-KS5 EXPORTER Thomson Inc. P.O. Box 1976 Indianapolis, IN 46206-1976 © 2007 Thomson Inc. Trademark(s) ® Registered Marca(s) ®...

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