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D-Link DMP-210 User Manual

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Portable MP3 Player
User's Manual
Rev. 2004-10 -13


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  • Page 1 DMP-210/220 Portable MP3 Player User’s Manual Rev. 2004-10 -13...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Inserting the Battery ... 7 Understanding The Battery Indicator ... 8 Battery Replacement... 8 Note on Dry Cell Battery... 8 Turning the DMP-210/220 On and Off ... 9 MP3 Playback ... 10 Understanding the LCD Display ... 12 Preparing MP3 Files ... 16 Diagram of the Manager Software ...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of the D-Link DMP-210/220. The DMP-210/220 enables you to listen to digitally encoded MP3 audio files. This guide explains the features and functions of the DMP-210/220. Note: There is no difference in operation between the DMP-210 and DMP-220.
  • Page 4: Introduction To Mp3

    Introduction to MP3 The term “MP3” stands for Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer-3. A German company, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, originally deve loped the algorithm used in MP3 in 1987. They patented the technology in Germany in 1989, and in the United States in 1996. The MP3 format became popular very quickly because of the size of MP3 files compared to other formats.
  • Page 5: Precautions

    Precautions The following are precautions that you should keep in mind when using the DMP-210/220. Any violation of one or more of the following precautions may cause damage and will void the warranty. Maintaining Good Performance § Avoid exposure to heat, moisture and static electricity.
  • Page 6: Overview Of The Dmp-210/220 Mp3 Player

    Overview of the DMP-210/220 MP3 Player Button and Feature Layout...
  • Page 7 4. USB port connector Connect the Series B connector of the supplied USB cable to connect the DMP-210/220 to your PC. 5. Display window This shows information about functions and track status. 6. POWER ON button ( Keep pressed for 1 second to turn on the power.
  • Page 8 12. Battery Compartment The battery compartment holds the battery. A battery with available power is required for the DMP-210/220 to function. Insert a 1.5V (size AA) alkaline battery or a rechargeable AA size 1.2V to 1.5 Ni-Ca or Ni-MH battery...
  • Page 9: Inserting The Battery

    Inserting the Battery An alkaline battery is recommended for use with this player. 1. Open the cover of the battery compartment. 2. Insert a 1.5V (size AA) alkaline battery. Pay close attention to the proper polarities (+ and -). Inserting the battery the wrong way may result in damage to electronic components and the player will not work.
  • Page 10: Understanding The Battery Indicator

    Understanding The Battery Indicator The battery indicator on the display changes depending on the remaining power of the battery. Battery Replacement Replace the battery when the battery indicator is empty. Note on Dry Cell Battery § Make sure that the §...
  • Page 11: Basic Dmp-210/220 Operation

    Press the Stop button pressed for 1 second to turn the unit off. The DMP-210/220 incorporates advanced power features that save battery power. If the player is turned on but isn’t playing anything, the power will be turned off automatically after 30 seconds. And if the HOLD switch is on and no track is playing, the power will be turned off automatically after 4 minutes.
  • Page 12: Mp3 Playback

    2. Press the Play/Pause button to start playback. Playback starts from the MP3 file that you played the last time you used the DMP-210/220. 3. Adjust the volume to a comfortable level. 4. Press the 5. To stop playback, press the button to change the track number.
  • Page 13 Selecting Equalizer Effects Press the MODE button repeatedly to select a desired equalizer mode. (If the Playback Repeat mode is selected, press and hold the MODE button for more than 1 second.) Normal – Normal sound setting Jazz – Optimized sound setting for Jazz music Rock –...
  • Page 14: Understanding The Lcd Display

    Understanding the LCD Display 1. Playback Repeat Mode icon This indicates the selected playback repeat mode. (No Icon) Normal Repeat Repeat All Random Random Repeat 2. Hold Icon This indicates that the HOLD switch is set to the HOLD position. If the HOLD switch is on, the buttons will not respond until the HOLD switch is turned off.
  • Page 15 4. Status This icon shows information on the current status of play and pause. The Play icon will show if the player is playing a song. The Pause icon will show if the current song is paused. 5. Volume This indicates the volume level. The volume is louder the further the indicator gets to the right.
  • Page 16: Smartmedia Card Installation

    SmartMedia Card Installation Before inserting a SmartMedia Card, be sure to turn off the power of the player and disconnect the USB plug from the USB port connector. Insert the Sma rtMedia Card into the slot in the correct direction as follows: Insert the SmartMedia Card completely into the slot.
  • Page 17: Connecting The Dmp-210/220 To Your Pc

    Connecting The DMP-210/220 To Your PC Use the supplied USB cable to connect the DMP-210/220 to your PC. Connect the series B connector to the USB port connector of the player and the other plug to the USB port connector of your PC.
  • Page 18: Using The Dmp-210/220 Manager Software

    Refer to the Quick Install Guide for instructions on how to install the manager software if you haven’t done so already. Open the DMP-210/220 Manager by clicking on the shortcut icon on the desktop or Windows Start Menu. Preparing MP3 Files It is a good idea to prepare your MP3 files before transferring them to the DMP-210/220.
  • Page 19: Diagram Of The Manager Software

    Diagram of the Manager Software 1. Option button Pressing the Option button brings up the Setup menu that allows you to specify the path for an MP3 software player on your PC. This allows you to play MP3 files from the manager software without needing to start the MP3 player software.
  • Page 20 D-Link Technical Support 3. About button Clicking on this button will display the version of the DMP-210/220 Manager and its copyright information. 4. Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, and Rename buttons These buttons work the same as those of Microsoft Windows Explorer.
  • Page 21 This will initialize the internal Flash Memory in the player. All files stored in Flash Memory will be erased. In some extreme circumstances, you may need to initialize the Flash Memory when the DMP-210/220 is not being recognized by the DMP-210/220 Manager software.
  • Page 22 PC because of copyright considerations. Only data files can be uploaded to your PC. Note: If the DMP-210/220 is turned off during a copy process on purpose or because of insufficient battery power, the transferred data might be corrupted.
  • Page 23 Update button to refresh the Flash memory display list box. 13. SmartMedia Card format button If you use the SmartMedia Card formatted by DMP-210/220 Manager with a digital camera or other players, click this button to format. 14. Local Display list box This list box shows the files stored on your PC, such as the MP3 files and data files that you want to copy to the player.
  • Page 24 DMP-210/220. 15. Flash Memory Display list box The upper right list box of DMP-210/220 Manager is the Flash Memory display list box. All files in Flash Memory (built- in memory) of the player will be displayed in this list box.
  • Page 25: Uninstalling The Manager Software

    Otherwise, the information does not change even if you have input new data. Uninstalling the Manager Software To uninstall the DMP-210/220 Manager software, click on Start > Programs > D-Link MP3 > Uninstall from the Windows menu bar. This will remove all DMP-210/220 files folders.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    Occasionally, some parts of a data stream may be damaged because of instability of power while downloading files, or the USB cable was disconnected while downloading files. In such a case, initialize the memory in the player using the DMP-210/220 Manager.
  • Page 27 Exiting the DMP-210/220 Manager Close the MP3 Manager before unplugging the USB cable from the player. Cassette Adapters You may use a cassette adapter in a car stereo system to listen to MP3 music on your car stereo. Connect the plug of the cassette adapter to the earphone jack of the player and insert the cassette adapter in the car stereo player.
  • Page 28 § First, check if the USB cable is connected properly, or if the player is turned on. § Check that the DMP-210/220 USB driver is installed. If it is not installed, install the DMP-210/220 USB driver. § If the player is connected to the USB hub, disconnect the player and connect to an available USB port on your PC.
  • Page 29: Specifications

    Specifications Standards : USB 1.1 MPEG 1 Audio Layer 3 (MP3) Storage Media: Built- in 32 or 64 MB Flash Memory SmartMedia card slot for a removable 16MB, Maximum Output Level: Frequency Range : 20 Hz – 20 kHz Load Impedance : 16 ohms Distortion Rate : 0.35% or less S/N Ratio:...
  • Page 30: D-Link Offices

    Via Nino Bonnet No. 6/b, 20154 Milano, Italy TEL: 39-02-2900-0676 FAX: 39-02-2900-1723 E-MAIL: info@ JAPAN D-LINK JAPAN 10F, 8-8-15 Nishi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141 Japan TEL: 81-3-5434-9678 FAX: 81-3-5434-9868 URL: RUSSIA D-LINK RUSSIA Michurinski Prospekt 49, 117607 Moscow, Russia TEL: 7-095-737-3389, 7-095-737-3492 FAX: 7-095-737-3390 SINGAPORE...
  • Page 31: Limited Warranty

    Power Supplies and Fans Spare parts and spare kits D-Link’s sole obligation shall be to repair or replace the defective Hardware at no charge to the original owner. Such repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement Hardware need not be new or of an identical make, model or part;...
  • Page 32 D- Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware. All Hardware (or part thereof) that is replaced by D-Link, or for which the purchase price is refunded, shall become the property of D-Link upon replacement or refund.
  • Page 33 RMA number is not visible from the outside of the package. The product owner agrees to pay D-Link’s reasonable handling and return shipping charges for any product that is not packaged and shipped in accordance with the foregoing requirements, or that is determined by D-Link not to be defective or non-conforming.
  • Page 35 Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. All other trademarks belong to their respective proprietors. Copyright Statement this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means or No part of used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from D-Link Corporation/D- Link Systems Inc., as stipulated by the United States Copyright Act of 1976.
  • Page 36: Registration

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