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Sony GIGAJUKE NAS-C5E Operating Instructions Manual

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Wireless Network Audio System

Operating Instructions

© 2008 Sony Corporation
3-280-821-12 (1)
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Wireless Network Audio System Operating Instructions NAS-C5E © 2008 Sony Corporation 3-280-821-12 (1) Getting started Connection and preparation Operation Troubleshooting Precautions/ Specifications...
  • Page 2 For any service or guarantee matters please refer to the addresses given in separate service or guarantee documents. Wireless Network Audio System NAS-C5E This product is intended to be used in the following countries: AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IT, NL, NO,...
  • Page 3 Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Getting started Features of this unit ... 6 Checking the supplied accessories ... 7 Names of parts ... 8 Main unit ... 8 Display window ... 9 Remote control ... 11 Turning on the power ... 13 Changing the display language ... 14 Setting the clock ...
  • Page 5 About the supplied instruction and support information  Operating Instructions (this manual) This manual provides full explanations of the various settings and operations. This manual also contains precautions for the safe use of the unit.  Customer support site of Sony Europe Refer to this Web site for the latest support information and FAQs.
  • Page 6: Features Of This Unit

    Features of this unit The Wireless Network Audio System (referred to as the ““GIGA JUKE” Wireless Player” in the following explanation) is a device that plays back audio data stored on an HDD Network Audio System NAS- S55HDE* (referred to as the ““GIGA JUKE” Music Server” in the following explanation) or a computer via a wireless network, allowing you to enjoy the sound from the unit’s speakers.
  • Page 7: Checking The Supplied Accessories

    Checking the supplied accessories  Remote control (1)  R (size AA) batteries (2)  AC power adaptor (1)  Power cord (1) The supplied power cord comes with an attached clamp filter. This power cord is designed for exclusive use with NAS-C5E only. For models except the UK model For the UK model  Operating Instruction (this manual)  “Internet Radio service on “GIGA JUKE” Wireless Player” (1)
  • Page 8: Names Of Parts

    Names of parts Main unit * VOL + button has a tactile dot.   (power) button, On/Standby indicator   (power) button Turns the power on or off.  On/Standby indicator Indicates the power status (page 13).  PARTY button, PARTY indicator  PARTY button Use to enter or leave PARTY MODE (page 22).
  • Page 9: Display Window

     AUDIO IN jack Use to connect the audio output plug from an optional portable audio device (page 29).  Remote sensor Display window Items that appear on the display window varies depending on the function you are using.  General display    Function  Sleep timer (page 31)  On-timer (page 31)
  • Page 10 PARTY MODE view       Track name  Artist name  Album name  Playback status  Playback elapsed time x-DJ view        Channel name  Track name  Artist name/album name Artist name and album name appear alternately.  Playback status  Music Surfin’ channels  Playback elapsed time Internet Radio Function Live35 view...
  • Page 11: Remote Control

    Audio In Function Settings display Play mode How to operate Settings menu Press SETTINGS. Press / to select the item. Press ENTER. Remote control * VOLUME + button has a tactile dot.  SLEEP button Use to set or confirm the sleep timer setting (page 31).  INTERNET RADIO button Selects the Internet Radio function (page 28).
  • Page 12  DSGX button Use to generate a more dynamic sound (page 30). Each press of the button switches the DSGX (Dynamic Sound Generator X-tra) function “On” or “Off ”. This function is factory set to “On”.  VOLUME +* and VOLUME – buttons Use to adjust the volume.  Menu operation buttons Use to select menu items and enter menu settings (page 11).
  • Page 13: Turning On The Power

    Turning on the power Use the supplied AC power adaptor to connect the unit to a wall outlet. The On/Standby indicator lights up red. To the DC IN 12V jack Press  (power). The unit turns on and the On/Standby indicator lights up green.  Tip If you do not perform an operation for one minute on the unit after connecting the unit to a wall outlet with the supplied AC power adaptor, a demonstration will automatically begin.
  • Page 14: Changing The Display Language

    Changing the display language English, French, German, Italian, or Spanish can be selected for the display language. Press SETTINGS. The Settings menu appears. Select [Option] – [Language]. Select the desired language from the [Language] setting. Display English  Français Deutsch Italiano Espanõl : Factory setting)  Press ENTER. The display changes in the selected language. ...
  • Page 15: Setting The Clock

    Setting the clock The time on the clock must be correctly set for the proper operation of functions. Do the procedure below to set the clock. Press SETTINGS. The Settings menu appears. Select [Option] – [Clock]. Select [Change]. When the correct date and time are displayed, select [OK]. Select the date format ([Day/Month/Year], [Month/Day/Year], or [Year/Month/Day]).
  • Page 16: Connecting The Unit To A "giga Juke" Music Server

    Connecting the unit to a “GIGA JUKE” Music Server To listen to audio data on your “GIGA JUKE” Music Server, you need to connect the unit and the “GIGA JUKE” Music Server over a wireless station* Wireless adaptor* “GIGA JUKE” Music Server Supplied with the NAS-SC55PKE Supplied with the “GIGA JUKE”...
  • Page 17: Before Connecting

    Before connecting Confirm the required items by the instruction below. The connection and setup procedure will differ, depending on the device that you use. For details on connecting and setting up the “GIGA JUKE” Music Server, refer to the operating instruction supplied with your “GIGA JUKE”...
  • Page 18: Setting Up The Network Through An Aoss Connection

    Setting up the network through an AOSS connection When you use the wireless station (supplied with the NAS-SC55PKE) or an AOSS-compatible wireless LAN access point, you can set the wireless network through an AOSS connection.  Connect the wireless station or the wireless LAN access point to “GIGA JUKE”...
  • Page 19: Setting Up The Network Manually

    Setting up the network manually When you use an AOSS-incompatible wireless LAN access point, you can set the connection manually.  Connect the wireless LAN access point to “GIGA JUKE” Music Server. For details on connections, refer to the “GIGA JUKE” Music Server operating instructions. ...
  • Page 20: Setting Up A Proxy Server Manually

     Network name (SSID): Enter the network name (SSID).  Security setting: Select [WEP64/128bit], [WPA/WPA2], or [None].  Network key: Enter the network key (security key). Hexadecimal number, ASCII code can be used.  Address setting: Select [Full automatic] or [Custom]. When you select [Full automatic]: The unit automatically sets the IP address and the DNS server, and then moves to the display for step 6.
  • Page 21: Playing Audio Data Stored On Your "giga Juke" Music Server

    Playing audio data stored on your “GIGA JUKE” Music Server You can use this unit to play audio data stored on your “GIGA JUKE” Music Server. Before you can do this, you must first connect the unit to the “GIGA JUKE” Music Server. Note If standby mode on the “GIGA JUKE”...
  • Page 22: Listening To The Same Track In Different Rooms (party Mode)

    Listening to the same track in different rooms (PARTY MODE) PARTY MODE allows you to enjoy listening to the music being played on the “Host” (“GIGA JUKE” Music Server) while in a different room. This unit is factory set to automatically enter PARTY MODE as “Guest”...
  • Page 23: Changing A Server

    Changing a server When you want to change to a different server, do the following procedure. Press HOME NETWORK. Press  to display the window shown below*. * Items are displayed in the language that is set on the “GIGA JUKE” Music Server. Press / to select [Select server]. A server disconnection confirmation window appears.
  • Page 24: Using X-dj

    To manually select a server each time When the Home Network function is activated on the unit, it is factory set to automatically connect to the last connected server. You can change the setting to manually select the server instead. Press SETTINGS.
  • Page 25 List of x-DJ channels (NAS-S55HDE) Category* Channel name* Basic Recommended  Recommended: Morning Recommended: Afternoon Recommended: Evening Recommended: Night Recommended: Midnight Favorites  Shuffle All  Newly Added  Radio Music* Radio Talk* Feel Fine Day  Rainy Day  Energized ...
  • Page 26: Using X-dj

    Using x-DJ Press x-DJ. The channel selection display appears and the unit plays the main part of the displayed track. Press / to select the desired channel. The unit plays the main part of the first track in the selected channel repeatedly. Press / to select the desired track in the channel. Each time you press  /  , the unit plays the main part of the selected track.
  • Page 27: Playing Audio Data In A Computer

    Playing audio data in a computer This unit can play audio data stored on digital media servers that supports the DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) standards. Before playing audio data, you need to connect the unit and the computer through a wireless LAN access point.
  • Page 28: Repeat Play • Shuffle Play

    Repeat play • Shuffle play You can listen to tracks in random order or repeatedly (repeat play). Play modes can be changed in the Home Network function. Press SETTINGS. The Settings menu appears. Select [Play mode]. Select the desired play mode. Play mode/ icon Continue (default)/ No icon All repeat / 1 repeat / Shuffle /...
  • Page 29: Listening To An Externally Connected Device

     Tip If the unit is turned off and enters standby mode while still receiving a radio broadcast, the station is saved and appears again the next time you turn on the unit. To update Live365 and SHOUTcast information Select [Update info] while the list of radio stations is displayed.
  • Page 30: Setting The Sound Quality

    Setting the sound quality Selecting a sound style (Preset You can select the sound style from six preset equalizer settings to match the genre of music. Press SETTINGS. The Settings menu appears. Select [Sound] – [Preset EQ]. Select the sound style. You can select the style from the following items.
  • Page 31: Using The Timer

    Using the timer Using the Sleep timer You can set the Sleep timer so that the unit enters standby mode automatically after a certain period of time (Sleep timer function). Press SETTINGS. The Settings menu appears. Select [Sleep timer]. Select the time interval from [15minutes], [30minutes], [0minutes], or [0minutes]. The Sleep timer is set and the playback display.
  • Page 32 Select the source you want to play. If you select [Yes], the currently playing source will be played when the start time is reached. If you select x-DJ as the source, CH. 001 will be played no matter which channel you select. If you select Internet Radio as the source, the station currently being received will be set.
  • Page 33: Changing Settings

    Changing settings You can set or change the various settings. Do the following procedure to change the setting. Press SETTINGS. The Settings menu appears. Press / to select the item, and then press ENTER. Press  to return to the upper directory. Repeat step 2 until you complete the settings. To cancel the settings Press SETTINGS to return to the first directory of the Settings menu. Press SETTINGS again so that the Settings menu disappears.
  • Page 34  First directory  Second directory Network setting Auto setting Manual setting Option Clock Auto join PARTY MODE My name AUDIO IN sensitivity Language Backlight Factory default Description You can reset the network to its factory default settings (Instant (S-IWS) setting). You can set [Connection setting] and [Proxy setting] manually.
  • Page 35  First directory  Second directory Device information My name Network information MAC address Firmware version Device ID Description You can see the network information, MAC address, firmware version, and device ID of the unit. You can check the name of this unit. Connection setting  Network name (SSID) ...
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have any problems with this product, follow the procedures below to check your device before consulting our Customer Information Service Center. If any messages or error codes appear, make note of them. Check this “Troubleshooting” to inspect the corresponding problem. You may be able to find some information in the instructions of this manual. Check the corresponding instructions.
  • Page 37 Problem “The internal temperature of the  device is too high. ” appears, and the unit enters standby mode. The On/Standby indicator  flashes (no message appear on the display while the unit is in the standby mode). “An error has occurred in the internal system.
  • Page 38 Listening to audio data stored on a “GIGA JUKE” Music Server or a computer (Home Network function) Problem You cannot connect the unit to  a network. “Cannot connect to the server. ”  appears. “A communication error  occurred. ” appears. “A communication error ...
  • Page 39 Problem The sound skips during playback.  The bandwidth of your wireless LAN may be too low. Place the unit You cannot fast-forward or fast-rewind. “Incompatible format found. Cannot play. ” appears. “Cannot play back. ” appears. “There are no playable tracks. ” appears.
  • Page 40 Problem You cannot play tracks of ATRAC3 or ATRAC3plus format. You cannot play a copyrighted track of WMA format. You cannot select a previously selected track. Information about this unit does not appear in the [Media Sharing] section of Windows Media Player 11.
  • Page 41 Listening to the Internet radio (Internet Radio function) Problem You cannot connect the unit to  the Internet. “Cannot connect to the radio  station. ” appears. “A communication error  occurred. Information retrieval cancelled. ” appears. “GIGA JUKE Wireless Player” ...
  • Page 42 Changing settings Problem “There is no server to delete. ” appears. Others Problem After connecting the AC power adaptor, no clock appears and the demonstration starts playing. This device does not respond to  any operations. This device does not work ...
  • Page 43: Precautions

    Precautions Do not drop this unit Do not subject the unit to strong shocks. It may  cause the unit to malfunction. Do not exert strong pressure on the front side  of this unit where the speakers are mounted. Speakers About placement Do not place this unit in the following locations:...
  • Page 44 Cleaning Clean this device with a soft cloth. If this device becomes very dirty, clean it with a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Be careful to keep the jacks from getting wet. Do not use thinner, benzene, alcohol, etc., because they can cause damage to the surface of this device.
  • Page 45: Specifications

    Specifications Interface Wireless LAN: IEEE802.11b/g (WEP64bit/WEP128bit/ WPA-PSK TKIP/WPA2-PSK AES) Radio frequency: 2.4 GHz Input/Output: AUDIO IN jack: Stereo mini jack PHONES jack: Stereo mini jack Service and maintenance terminal Amplifier Continuous RMS power output: 10 W + 10 W (10 % THD) Power supply AC power adaptor Input:...
  • Page 46 System requirements of a computer to connect to this unit Computer Operating System Software Notes We do not ensure trouble-free operation on all computers that satisfy the system requirements.  The NTFS format of Windows XP can be used only with the original manufacturer installed version. ...
  • Page 47 Audio formats of tracks on the computer supported by the unit When the server is VAIO Media Integrated Server Source content File format DRM, such as used by online music store Linear PCM ATRAC3 Recorded by SonicStage with [DRM on] Recorded by SonicStage with [DRM off] ATRAC3plus Recorded by SonicStage with [DRM on] Recorded by SonicStage with [DRM off] When the server is Windows Media Player Source content...
  • Page 48: Index

    Index Access point 16 AC power adaptor 13 Address setting 20 AOSS 16, 18 Audio format 47 AUDIO IN 6, 29 AUDIO IN sensitivity 34 AUDIO IN jack 9 Backlight 34 Client 6 Clock 15 Condensation 43 Connection 16 AOSS 18 Instant (S-IWS) 17 Manual setup 19 Default gateway 20, 35...
  • Page 49 Security setting 20, 35 Server 6 Changing 23 Deletion from the list 23 Manual selection 24 Server name 18 Server settings 33 Software 46 Start 18, 19 Updating the list 23 Service provider 29 Settings menu 11, 33 SHOUTcast 28 Shuffle play 28 Sleep timer 31 Sound quality 30...
  • Page 50 Trademarks, etc. “GIGA JUKE” and its logo are trademarks of Sony  Corporation. “WALKMAN”,  are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. VAIO, , and VAIO Media are registered  trademarks of Sony Corporation. SonicStage and its logo are registered trademarks ...
  • Page 51 Other system names and product names appearing  in this document are generally registered trademarks or trademarks of their manufacturers. In this manual, Microsoft Windows XP Home  Edition, Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition are referred to as Windows XP.
  • Page 52 Printed in Malaysia...

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