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Sony CLIE Audio Player for Adapter Operating Instructions Manual

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A-B1H-100-11 (1)
Audio Player
for Adapter
Operating Instructions
2001 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 A-B1H-100-11 (1) Audio Player for Adapter Operating Instructions 2001 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Sony, the Sony Logo, CLIÉ, the CLIÉ Logo, Jog Dial, Memory Stick and the Memory Stick logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Graffiti, HotSync and Palm OS are registered trademarks, and Palm Desktop and the HotSync logo are trademarks of Palm,Inc.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Sony software ... 11 Setting recording preferences of RealJukebox ... 12 Importing audio files into your computer with RealJukebox for Sony ... 13 Transferring audio files from your computer to your CLIÉ handheld ... 14 Preparing your CLIÉ handheld ... 14 Transferring MP3 format audio files to your CLIÉ...
  • Page 4: What You Can Do With The Audio Player For Adapter

    What you can do with the Audio Player for Adapter Audio Player for Adapter is an application used to play MP3 format audio files on your CLIÉ handheld. Audio Player for Adapter supports MP3 files that meet following specifications • Format: MP3 (MPEG-1, Audio Layer-3) •...
  • Page 5: To Listen To Mp3 Format Audio Files On Your CliÉ Handheld

    What you can do with the Audio Player for Adapter To Listen to MP3 format audio files on your CLIÉ handheld You need to have; • Memory Stick media (not supplied). • Any software for managing MP3 format audio file on your computer. (e.g.,RealJukebox) To listen to MP3 format audio files with your CLIÉ...
  • Page 6: Installing The Software

    • Select the model name of your CLIÉ handheld on the select user name screen. Click [Finish] on the screen to complete the installation. Audio Player for Adapter is transferred to CLIÉ (Sony PDA) Palm Desktop software. Connect your CLIÉ handheld to the computer by the cradle or the USB cable and perform the HotSync.
  • Page 7: Re-install The Audio Player For Adapter

    Make sure that the Add-on folder is selected. If the Add-on folder is not selected, select it manually. At the default setup, the Add-on folder is stored in the Sony Handheld folder of the Program Files folder. Double-click the AudioAdapter folder.
  • Page 8 Installing the software Connect your CLIÉ handheld to the computer by the cradle or the USB cable and perform the HotSync. AudioPlayAUAE.prc and AudioPlayerSkin.prc are installed on your CLIÉ handheld during the HotSync operation. After the HotSync operation ends, tap [Reset] on your CLIÉ handheld screen.
  • Page 9: Importing Audio Files Into Your Computer

    You need the software that creates MP3 format audio files on your computer. If you do not have any commercially available audio file managing software, use RealJukebox2 Basic for Sony (Referred to as “RealJukebox for Sony” hereon), contained in the Installation CD-ROM of Audio Player for Adapter.
  • Page 10 Importing audio files into your computer Notes • We do not assure trouble-free operation for all computers that satisfy the system requirements. • If you use Windows 2000 professional Edition, use the Administrator’s user name to install software. • The following environments are not supported: –Windows ®...
  • Page 11: Installing Realjukebox For Sony Software

    [Finish]. It is recommended to check the [Add a desktop shortcut to RealJukebox] checkbox. The install procedure of the RealJukebox for Sony starts. Note Do not delete, move, or edit the installed folders using Windows Explorer or any other application. If you do so, the RealJukebox Basic database may become unstable...
  • Page 12: Setting Recording Preferences Of Realjukebox

    Double-click the RealJukebox icon on your Windows desktop, or click [Start], point to [Programs], [Real], [RealJukebox], and then click [RealJukebox]. RealJukebox for Sony starts. Follow the instructions on the setup screen. Set as follows on the main screen of RealJukebox.
  • Page 13: Importing Audio Files Into Your Computer With Realjukebox For Sony

    Importing audio files into your computer Importing audio files into your computer with RealJukebox for Sony The following procedure describes the basic operation for importing audio files to your computer. For more information on RealJukebox, refer to the online manual and following resources.
  • Page 14: Transferring Audio Files From Your Computer To Your CliÉ Handheld

    Transferring audio files from your computer to your CLIÉ handheld To transfer audio files, MS Export application needs to be installed onto your CLIÉ handheld. MS Export is stored in CD-ROM included with CLIÉ handheld. For details, refer to the operating instructions of CLIÉ handheld. Preparing your CLIÉ...
  • Page 15 Transferring audio files from your computer to your CLIÉ handheld Audio Player for Adapter starts. Connect your CLIÉ handheld to your computer by the cradle or the USB cable. Tap [Menu] Audio Player for Adapter enters the file transfer mode. When you use Audio Player for Adapter •...
  • Page 16: Transferring Mp3 Format Audio Files To Your CliÉ Handheld

    Transferring audio files from your computer to your CLIÉ handheld Transferring MP3 format audio files to your CLIÉ handheld After preparing your CLIÉ handheld in the procedures on page 14-15, you can copy MP3 format audio files to your CLIÉ handheld using Windows Explorer.
  • Page 17: Playing Audio Files On Your CliÉ Handheld

    Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Connecting the supplied headphones Connect the headphones to the mini-plug of the Audio Adapter. Connect the Audio Adapter to your CLIÉ handheld. Notes • While Audio Player for Adapter is running, operation beep sounds are output from the headphones.
  • Page 18: Playing Audio Files

    Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Playing audio files Play songs as follows using Audio Player for Adapter. Charge the battery fully before starting playback. Notes • If the battery power level of CLIÉ handheld runs low, playback stops automatically. In this case, you can still use other applications such as Memo Pad or Address Book.
  • Page 19 Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Playback starts from the first song. Song information appears during playback. Playback stops automatically when the song reaches the end. If you cannot start playback Make sure that the HOLD switch on your Audio Adapter is not set to To stop playback To perform the following operations Pause...
  • Page 20 Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Adjusting the volume You can adjust the volume in one of the following ways: • Tap • Rotate the Jog Dial navigator. • Press the scroll buttons of the CLIÉ handheld. Protecting your hearing (AVLS) The AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) function keeps down the maximum volume to protect your ears.
  • Page 21: Playing In Various Modes

    Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Playing in various modes Playing tracks repeatedly Tap the repeat button to select the desired repeat playback item. • REP OFF: normal playback • REP ALL: repeat all tracks • REP 1: repeat current playback track You can use repeat playback during shuffle or reverse playback For example, when you set shuffle playback to On during repeat playback, Audio Player for Adapter plays all tracks repeatedly in random order.
  • Page 22: Selecting Playback Audio Files (pick Up)

    Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Selecting playback audio files (Pick up) Using the Audio Player for Adapter, you can select audio files for playback as follows: Tap [Menu] The PickUp screen appears. Tap to select the check box of the audio file that you want to play.
  • Page 23: Switching The Display View

    Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Switching the display view You can switch between the following two types of display view. • Normal view: displays the title and artist name of the currently played audio file, the number of audio files, and playback controls. •...
  • Page 24: Switching The Jogdial Navigator Function For Audio Player For Adapter

    Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Switching the JogDial navigator function for Audio Player for Adapter You can switch the JogDial navigator function for Audio Player for Adapter. By simply using the JogDial navigator, you can adjust the volume, go to specific tracks, fast-forward or fast-rewind.
  • Page 25 Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Tap [OK] or press the Jog Dial navigator. The JogDial icon at the top left of the screen changes to the icon you select, and the JogDial navigator function for Audio Player for Adapter is switched to your choice.
  • Page 26: Playing Audio Files With The Audio Adapter

    Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld Playing audio files with the Audio Adapter If you turn off your CLIÉ handheld while Audio Player for Adapter is running, you can turn the CLIÉ back on and start playback of songs by just pressing the playback button.
  • Page 27 Playing audio files on your CLIÉ handheld To perform the following operations Pause Go to the beginning of the current track Go to previous tracks Go to the beginning of the next track Go to the beginning of succeeding tracks Go backward Go forward Adjust the volume...
  • Page 28: Notes On Memory Stick Media

    Notes on Memory Stick media What is Memory Stick media? Memory Stick media is a new compact, portable and versatile Integrated Circuit recording medium with a data capacity that exceeds that of a floppy disk. The Memory Stick media is specially designed for exchanging and sharing digital data among Memory Stick media compatible products.
  • Page 29 Notes on Memory Stick media On formatting the Memory Stick media The Memory Stick media is shipped with a FAT format as the standard format. To format the Memory Stick media, please use devices compatible with the Memory Stick media. For details, refer to the Operating Instructions manual. Note If you format your Memory Stick media using your computer, further operation with your CLIÉ...
  • Page 30: Notes On Using Realjukebox

    Notes on using RealJukebox Caution When you use the external CD-ROM (including docking-station) While using RealJukebox software, do not connect/remove the external CD-ROM drive. If you want to connect/remove the CD-ROM drive, turn off your computer, then connect/remove the drive. If you do not, serious malfunction may occur.
  • Page 31: Audio Player For Adapter Menu Items

    Audio Player for Adapter menu items This section discribes the menu commands specific to Audio Player for Adapter. For common menu, see “Using the Edit menu” in the Operating Instructions manual of CLIÉ handheld. The following items appear when you tap the MENU icon. Tools menu About Memory Stick Shows the information for the Memory Stick media inserted into your CLIÉ...
  • Page 32 Audio Player for Adapter menu items • Reset PB mode by album change: if you want to reset the playback mode to the factory preset setting when you change the album or the Memory Stick media, tap to select the check box. •...
  • Page 33: Problems For Audio Player For Adapter

    Problems for Audio Player for Adapter On playback When CLIÉ handheld is turned off, you cannot start playback, even if you press the N button. , You can start playback if you turn off your CLIÉ handheld while Audio Player for Adapter is running. , Press N and hold for at least one second.
  • Page 34: On The Connection With Your Computer

    Problems for Audio Player for Adapter Cannot locate the next track. , During shuffle playback without any repeat function, you cannot locate the next track when you play the last track of the album. In this case, set the playback mode to ALL REP and then locate the track.
  • Page 35: Other

    Problems for Audio Player for Adapter Audio files in the Memory Stick media do not appear. , Insert the Memory Stick media and then reconnect to your computer. Your computer/CLIÉ handheld do not operate normally when they are connected. , If you are connecting both devices with a USB hub or a USB extension cable, normal operation is not guaranteed.

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