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RCA M48 Series User Manual

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It is important to read this user manual prior to using your new product for the first time.


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    M48 series It is important to read this user manual prior to using your new product for the first time.

  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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 3: Important Battery Information

    Important battery information Warning: Your product contains a battery and charging system which is designed to work in temperatures that do not exceed 50°C (122°F). Leaving this product in a closed automobile or the trunk of an automobile where temperatures may exceed 50°C may result in permanent battery damage, fire, or explosion. Please remove your product from the automobile when you exit, do not place your product in the trunk of your automobile, and do not leave your product in any location where temperatures may exceed 50°C or expose to direct sunlight.

  • Page 4: Fcc Information

    FCC Information This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Note: 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 5: Table Of Contents

    Computer system requirements ...9 Subscription music transfer requirements ...9 Connecting to the computer ...10 Charging the player ...10 Managing files on your RCA Player Using RCA easyRip ...11 deleted Deleting files from the player ...12 Disconnecting the player from the PC ...12 General controls Turning the player on and off ...13...

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    Videos Playing video files ...20 Video viewing ...20 Pictures Playing picture files ...22 Picture viewing ...22 Audiobooks Playing audiobooks ...24 Audiobooks playback controls ...24 Skipping through audiobook sections ...25 Radio Playing FM radio ...26 Storing and recalling preset stations ...26 Improving FM radio sound ...27 Playing back FM radio recordings ...27 Copying recordings to your PC ...27...

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    Profiling ...31 System Info ...31 Restore defaults ...31 Format ...31 Additional information Tips and troubleshooting ...32 For your records ...34 Visiting RCA website ...34 Technical specification ...34 Specifications ...35 Warranty information Limited warranty ...36...

  • Page 8: End User License Agreement

    (b) You may transfer the Program and license to another party only as a part of the 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. If you transfer the Program, you must at the same time either transfer all copies to the same party or destroy any copies not transferred.

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    accessed through use of the Program is the property of the respective content owner and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties. This license grants you no rights to use such content. All rights not expressly granted are reserved by AUDIOVOX or its Licensors.

  • Page 10: Before You Begin

    RCA easyRip™ Media Software lets you import music files from CDs and other sources, organize your music library, and transfer unprotected MP3 and WMA files to and from this player.

  • Page 11: Connecting To The Computer

    The player will be connected in MSC (Mass Storage Class) mode. It will appear as a drive letter on your computer and behave as a detachable drive for file transfer in one or both directions. The RCA easyRip TM Media Software installer is stored on the player. Go to My Computer in the Start •...

  • Page 12: Managing Files On Your Rca Player

    Managing files on your RCA Player Before you begin using your RCA player, you’ll want to copy your media files to the player. You can use any of the following methods to transfer content: • RCA easyRip • Drag and drop files using Windows Explorer •...

  • Page 13: Deleting Files From The Player

    Using Windows Explorer To copy files in MSC mode: 1. Open the player in Windows Explorer. 2. Drag and drop music files into the Music folder and picture files into the Photo folder. To copy files in MTP mode: 1. Open the player in Windows Explorer 2.

  • Page 14: General Controls

    General controls Power on/off, Lock/Unlock Microphone Earphones Turning the player on and off Turn player on/off: Slide and hold the Power/Lock Slider ( / ) towards from the headphone jack. Locking the player controls Lock player controls: Slide the Power/Lock Slider ( / ) away from the headphone jack. •...

  • Page 15: Using The Menus

    Using the menus Menu types The player has two menu types: Player menu The player menu appears when you turn on the player or if you press and hold player. It lets you: • Browse for and play music, audiobook, video and picture files •...

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    • If the highlighted item is playable (for example, an audio file), press Press • If the highlighted item indicates the current setting (for example, the repeat mode setting), press change the setting. Press to start playback.

  • Page 17: The Home Menu

    The Home menu The top-level or “Home” menu is always displayed when you press and hold Audiobooks Press to enter the Audiobook menu and choose a particular audiobook for listening. Radio Press to enter the Radio menu and choose to either listen to the radio or play vrecordings of previous radio shows.

  • Page 18: Music

    Music Playing music files The player sorts your music files by track name (title), artist, album and genre. 1. In the Home menu, press + or – and to navigate to Music. Note: In other playback modes, press and hold to return to the Home menu.

  • Page 19: Music Playback

    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 + or – during playback Shows/hides option menu Back to previous navigation level.

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    Music playback display 1. Current file number/total number of files 2. Song name 3. Artist name 4. Album name 5. Elapsed playback time 6. File total time 7. Playback progress bar 8. File bitrate 9. File type The information provided in the playback screen depends upon the ID3 tags that have been set up for the music file.

  • Page 21: Playing Video Files

    Videos Playing video files 1. In the Home menu, press + or – and Note: In other playback modes, press and hold 2. Press to enter Video mode. 3. Use + or – and to navigate through the menus and highlight the desired item, then press to start viewing.

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    • Delete – Deletes the selected video Video files must be converted to optimal format for playback on this player. The RCA easyRip Media Software converts the video files automatically before transferring to the player. to show the Option menu. Press + or – to highlight an option...

  • Page 23: Pictures

    Pictures Playing picture files 1. In the Home menu, press + or – and Note: In other playback modes, press and hold 2. Press to enter Picture mode. 3. Use + or – and to navigate through the menus and highlight the desired item, then press to start viewing.

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    Option menu (picture viewing) Press to pause the picture playback. Press option and then press to confirm the selection or change the setting. The following options are available: • Slideshow Timing–Toggles time to show each picture during a slideshow. Options available: Off, 3s, 5s, 10s, 15s •...

  • Page 25: Audiobooks

    Audiobooks Playing audiobooks Audiobook playback is similar to music playback. 1. In the Home menu, press + or – and Note: In other playback modes, press and hold 2. Press to enter Audiobook mode. 3. Use + or – and to navigate through the menus and highlight the desired item, then press to start listening.

  • Page 26: Skipping Through Audiobook Sections

    Option menu (Audiobook playback) Press at the playback (Now Playing) screen to pause the playback and press Press + or – to highlight an option and then press The following options are available: • Skip –Skips section-by-section or file-by-file (See Skipping through audiobook sections for more information) •...

  • Page 27: Radio

    Radio The radio uses the earphones as an antenna. For better reception, extend the earphone cable as far as possible. Playing FM radio To turn the radio on: 1. In the Home menu, press + or – and Note: In other playback modes, press and hold 2.

  • Page 28: Improving Fm Radio Sound

    2. Press + or – to highlight Tuning and press 3. Press to exit the menu. 4. Press to choose the desired station preset number. Improving FM radio sound If stereo reception is noisy, you can often reduce the noise by switching to mono. To switch between stereo and mono: 1.

  • Page 29: Favorites

    Downloading playlists to player You can also download playlists of your favorite music created on the RCA easyRip software. Please refer to the Help module in easyRip for details on creating playlists and transferring the created playlists to the player.

  • Page 30: Voice Memo

    Voice Memo Recording voice memo You can record voice and play back recordings as well as copy the recordings (WAV files) to your PC. To record voice: 1. In the Home menu, press + or – and Note: In other playback modes, press and hold 2.

  • Page 31: Settings

    Settings Changing the player’s settings To change the player settings: 1. In the Home menu, press + or – and Note: In other playback modes, press and hold 2. Press to enter Settings mode. 3. Use + or – and to navigate through the menus and highlight the desired item, then press change the settings.

  • Page 32: Screensaver

    Screensaver • Sets the screensaver activation time which will launch the screensaver after specified duration of inactivity. • Options: 10 sec., 20 sec., 30 sec., or 1 min. PowerSave • Sets the powersave interval time which will turn the player off after specified duration if no key is pressed.

  • Page 33: Additional Information

    Additional information Tips and troubleshooting Cannot delete files on the player. • You can delete files on the player using your computer. 1. Connect the player to your computer. 2. Open the player in Windows Explorer and navigate to the folder containing the files. 3.

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    Cannot play video files. • All video files must be converted by RCA easyRip software. • NOTE: Your PC must be able to play the video file in Windows Media Player to ensure the proper codecs are installed for video conversion.

  • Page 35: For Your Records

    Cannot launch RCA easyRip installer stored in the player to install easyRip on my PC. • The player must be in MSC mode to run the RCA easyRip installer from the player. You can change modes by selecting Protocol in the Settings menu.

  • Page 36: Technical Specification

    Technical specification Product: Digital Audio Player Brand: RCA Model: M4804, M4804R, M4808 and M4816 Power source: • Built-in rechargeable lithium-polymer battery 3.7V • USB power (from a computer via the supplied USB cable) Specifications Hardware • Dimensions: 98 mm H, 45.6 mm W, 9.9 mm D •...

  • Page 37: Warranty Information

    Limited warranty 12 Month Limited Warranty Applies to RCA Audio/Video Products AUDIOVOX ELECTRONICS CORP. (the Company) warrants to the original retail purchaser of this product that should this product or any part thereof, under normal use and conditions, be proven defective in material or workmanship within 12 months from the date of original purchase, such defect(s) will be repaired or replaced with reconditioned product (at the Company's option) without charge for parts and repair labor.

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    • Properly pack your unit. Include any remotes, memory cards, cables, etc. which were originally provided with the product. However DO NOT return any removable batteries, even if batteries were included with the original purchase. We recommend using the original carton and packing materials. •...

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    Illustrations contained within this publication are for representation only and subject to change. The descriptions and characteristics given in this document are given as a general indication and not as a guarantee. In order to provide the highest quality product possible, we reserve the right to make any improvement or modification without prior notice.

This manual also for:

M4804r, M4804, M4808, M4816

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