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Dell DJ Ditty™
Owner's Manual
Model HV04T
w w w . d e l l . c o m | s u p p o r t . d e l l . c o m

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  • Page 1 Dell DJ Ditty™ Owner’s Manual Model HV04T w w w . d e l l . c o m | s u p p o r t . d e l l . c o m...
  • Page 2 Reproduction in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly forbidden. Trademarks used in this text: Dell, Dell DJ Ditty and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Finding Information About Your Dell DJ Ditty Introduction Top, Front and Side Views How to use the Volume/Scroll/Select Dial Installing Software Connecting to your Computer & Charging the Battery Performing a Reset ..... . .
  • Page 4 Transferring Music to the Dell DJ Ditty Transferring Music Tracks Using Musicmatch® to Your Dell DJ Ditty Storing Data Files on the Dell DJ Ditty Frequently Asked Questions Installation ......
  • Page 5 Usage ......General ......Firmware Upgrade Warning Indications Troubleshooting...
  • Page 6: Finding Information

    Finding Information What are you looking for? How to set up my Dell DJ Ditty and information on the connectors and buttons on my Dell DJ Ditty. Information on using my Dell DJ Ditty. Information on using Musicmatch with my Dell DJ Ditty.
  • Page 7 Dell DJ Ditty™ Owner’s Manual, Dell DJ Ditty™ Getting Started Guide, and answers to Frequently Asked Questions. Warranty information My Service Tag Find it here: http://support.dell.com Dell DJ Ditty™ Product Information Guide Located on the back of the Dell DJ Ditty Finding Information...
  • Page 8: About Your Dell Dj Ditty

    Congratulations on purchasing the Dell DJ Ditty™! In this document, you can find instructions on how to use the key features of your new Dell DJ Ditty with the accompanying software. You can also find more sources of useful information in "Finding Information"...
  • Page 9 As a digital music player (see "Playing Digital Music" on page 19), or • As an FM Radio (see "FM Radio Using the Dell DJ Ditty" on page 26), or • As a data storage device (see "Transferring Music to the Dell DJ Ditty"...
  • Page 10: Top, Front And Side Views

    Top, Front and Side Views home/power button LCD screen USB connector USB protective About Your Dell DJ Ditty headphone connector reset button volume/scroll/ select dial fast forward/ skip forward play/pause rewind/ skip back lanyard attachment...
  • Page 11 USB PROTECTIVE CAP - Keep attached at all times when your Dell DJ Ditty is not connected to a computer. This protects the USB connector. USB CONNECTOR - Connects your Dell DJ Ditty to a computer to transfer data files or tracks, and charges the battery.
  • Page 12: How To Use The Volume/scroll/select Dial

    Permanent hearing loss may occur if earphones or headphones are used at high volume. About Your Dell DJ Ditty Moves to start of current track, or goes to Connects lanyard.
  • Page 13: Installing Software

    Installing Software Your Dell DJ Ditty comes with software that helps you create audio tracks and manage Music Library. To install software: NOTE: Ensure that your Dell DJ Ditty is not connected to your computer during the software installation process.
  • Page 14 NOTE: The software is not enabled until after you restart your computer. 4 After restarting your computer, connect your Dell DJ Ditty to your computer. See "Connecting to your Computer & Charging the Battery" on page 15. About Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 15: Connecting To Your Computer & Charging The Battery

    Connecting to your Computer & Charging the Battery Connect your Dell DJ Ditty directly to the USB port of your computer in order to transfer data files or audio tracks, and to charge the battery. About Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 16 To charge the battery: Plug your Dell DJ Ditty directly into your computer’s USB port (see above). Leave the Dell DJ Ditty plugged in for 2.5 hours, in order to properly charge the battery. Your Dell DJ Ditty has an integrated, rechargeable, lithium-polymer battery.
  • Page 17: Performing A Reset

    NOTE: Do not use your Dell DJ Ditty for the first time until you have charged the battery for at least 2.5 hours. NOTE: To charge your Dell DJ Ditty from your computer’s USB connector, your computer must be turned on.
  • Page 18 2 Insert the end of a thin object, such as a straightened paper clip, into the reset button. NOTICE: Files or tracks that were being transferred may be lost but other data is normally retained. About Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 19: Using Your Dell Dj Ditty

    Your Dell DJ Ditty can be used in different ways: • As a digital music player (see below), or • As an FM Radio (see "FM Radio Using the Dell DJ Ditty" on page 26), or • As a data storage device (see "Transferring Music to the Dell DJ Ditty"...
  • Page 20 The Dell DJ Ditty can play tracks in MP3 or WMA file formats. It also has PlaysForSure support, meaning that you can play downloaded songs in WMA format with PlaysForSure Digital Rights Management technology. The Dell DJ Ditty comes with a few sample MP3 tracks already loaded into the Music Library.
  • Page 21: How To Repeat A Marked Segment (ab Mode)

    AB mode ( until AB mode is cancelled. to decrease the volume. ). The chosen segment is repeatedly played Using Your Dell DJ Ditty or unlock keys. for 2 seconds and for 2...
  • Page 22: How To Cancel Ab Mode

    Play/Pause button to cancel AB mode. Managing Files from the Main Menu Start from the Main Menu to perform any Dell DJ Ditty operation. To get to the Main Menu, press the Home/Power button on your Dell DJ Ditty.
  • Page 23: Music Library

    Dell DJ Ditty. Music Library Playing Music Tracks Listed below are some quick tips on playing music on your Dell DJ Ditty. To play music tracks: 1 Press the Home/Power button on your Dell DJ Ditty.
  • Page 24 You can use MusicMatch Jukebox to transfer audiobooks to your Dell DJ Ditty. If you stop listening to an audiobook on your Dell DJ Ditty and go back to it later, the audiobook begins playing from where you left off.
  • Page 25: Play Mode

    Normal - Plays each track one time in sequential order. Repeat Track - Repeatedly plays the selected track until you turn off the Dell DJ Ditty or change the play mode. Repeat All - Repeatedly plays all tracks until you turn off the Dell DJ Ditty or change the play mode.
  • Page 26: Fm Radio Using The Dell Dj Ditty

    Shuffle & Repeat - Randomly plays all tracks, then repeats them in a different random sequence until you turn off the Dell DJ Ditty or change the play mode. Play Mode icons are shown at the top of the display, as shown below.
  • Page 27 FM Radio mode and scroll- selecting AutoScan. To tune to an FM radio station by frequency: 1 Press the Home/Power button. 2 Scroll-select FM Radio. 3 If you see the message "AutoScan 10 stations to presets?", scroll-select No. Using Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 28 3 Press the Play/Pause button until "Preset" is displayed on the screen. 4 Press the Fast Forward or Rewind button to go to the next/previous preset. Press and hold the Fast Forward or Rewind button for 2 seconds to go to the next/previous preset, Using Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 29: Date & Time

    You can select: • Display - view date and time, as well as sleep time. Sleep Timer - choose how much time passes before your Dell • DJ Ditty shuts itself off. • Set Time - change the time.
  • Page 30 4 Scroll-select a duration. NOTE: The Idle Timer is different from the Sleep Timer. To set the time: 1 Press the Home/Power button. 2 Scroll-select Date & Time. 3 Scroll-select Set Time. 4 Scroll-select Change. Using Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 31 5 Scroll-right to increase, or left to decrease the item which is highlighed. 6 Press in on the Volume/Scroll/Select dial to change which item is highlighted (e.g. to change the highlighted item from month to day). 7 Scroll-select < to accept the new date. Using Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 32: Settings & Info

    Settings & Info Settings You can customize the Dell DJ Ditty to your preferences by adjusting the settings. You can set: • EQ - choose from available EQ presets. • Backlight - choose how long the backlight remains lit. •...
  • Page 33 1 Press the Home/Power button. 2 Scroll-select Settings & Info. 3 Scroll-select Settings. 4 Scroll-select Contrast. A level-bar of contrast levels appears. 5 Scroll-select a level. To set the idle timer: 1 Press the Home/Power button. Using Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 34 3 Scroll-select Settings. 4 Scroll-select Language. A list of available languages appears. 5 Scroll-select a language. Information Provides you with information such as: • Firmware version • Total amount of space for storing music or data Using Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 35: Transferring Music To The Dell Dj Ditty

    Transferring Music to the Dell DJ Ditty ® With Musicmatch personal music library to the Dell DJ Ditty. Musicmatch has the capability to ‘rip’ or convert music CDs to digital music files on your computer. Refer to the Musicmatch Help tutorial to create digital music files from your music CDs.
  • Page 36: Transferring Music Tracks Using Musicmatch┬« To Your Dell Dj Ditty

    Dell DJ Ditty software powered by Musicmatch enjoying digital music easy by providing a simple graphical interface between your computer and the Dell DJ Ditty, as well as access to the Musicmatch Downloads service. Some of the basic features of Musicmatch are covered below, but for complete instructions on how to use the Musicmatch software, click Start >...
  • Page 37 Using Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 38 2 With the Portable Device Manager (PDM) open, you can transfer tracks in a drag-and-drop operation from your computer's Musicmatch Jukebox onto the Dell DJ Ditty. 3 To drag-and-drop, locate and click the track that you want to copy, then drag it to Dell DJ Ditty.
  • Page 39: Storing Data Files On The Dell Dj Ditty

    Dell DJ Ditty. Select Help on the Musicmatch toolbar for more information. Storing Data Files on the Dell DJ Ditty You can store data files on your Dell DJ Ditty in the same way as a standard USB Flash Memory device. To transfer files: 1 Using Windows navigate to the My Computer folder.
  • Page 40 2 Your Dell DJ Ditty is displayed as an MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) Player (See below). 3 Within the MTP directory, there are two folders: Data and Media. Be sure to copy-and-paste/drag-and-drop any data files into the Data folder. Using Your Dell DJ Ditty...
  • Page 41: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently Asked Questions This section covers common problems you might encounter or questions you might have while using your Dell DJ Ditty. If you have a problem that is not addressed in this chapter, visit http://support.dell.com for more information. Installation 1 I can’t install the Dell DJ Ditty software on my computer,...
  • Page 42 Upgrade your computer’s operating system to Windows XP (with Windows Media Player 10.0 or above) before attempting to install the Dell DJ Ditty. 2 My Dell DJ Ditty is not recognized by Musicmatch, after installing the software from the Dell DJ Ditty™ Product Software CD.
  • Page 43: Usage

    Player. Usage 1 I can’t turn my Dell DJ Ditty off. I was using my Dell DJ Ditty, and now the Dell DJ Ditty is not responding. The keys on the Dell DJ Ditty have been locked. Unlock the keys by pressing in on and holding the Volume/Scroll/Select dial until the lock icon The Dell DJ Ditty’s operating system may be locked.
  • Page 44: General

    Dell DJ Ditty. 3 My computer does not recognize my Dell DJ Ditty. You may be using a USB hub to connect your Dell DJ Ditty to your computer. Connect your Dell DJ Ditty directly to your computer’s USB port.
  • Page 45: Firmware Upgrade

    Verify that the music track sounds the same when you play it from the Dell DJ Ditty and from your computer. You can then acquire a better recording of the track and transfer it to your Dell DJ Ditty. Firmware Upgrade...
  • Page 46: Warning Indications

    Restarting the Dell DJ Ditty may take up to 2 minutes. Warning Indications 1 Low Battery Shutting Down The battery is low or depleted. Connect the Dell DJ Ditty to a powered USB port and allow the unit’s battery to charge fully.
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    “Format Data Area” checked in the Troubleshooting section. Troubleshooting 1 All the buttons on my Dell DJ Ditty are not responding and there is a lock icon The Button Lock function has been activated. Press in on and hold the Volume/Scroll/Select dial until the lock icon disappears, and then release the button.
  • Page 48 Format Dell DJ Ditty NOTICE: Be sure to backup all the files and music tracks in your Dell DJ Ditty before performing this step. NOTICE: All files and music tracks in your Dell DJ Ditty are lost when this operation is selected.
  • Page 49 Click the “Tools” button on the right-hand side of “Portable Device Manager” window. Choose the “Format media”. Disconnect your Dell DJ Ditty and reboot it Format using Windows Media Player 10: Run Microsoft® Media Player 10. Connect your Dell DJ Ditty to the computer.
  • Page 50 Run the firmware update program and click the Next button. NOTICE: Be sure to backup all the files and music tracks on your Dell DJ Ditty before performing this step. Check the "Format Data Area" option and click the Start button.
  • Page 51: Musicmatch

    Restarting the Dell DJ Ditty may take up to 2 minutes. Musicmatch Musicmatch Jukebox FAQ 1 Are there other services available to use with Musicmatch Jukebox? Musicmatch Jukebox comes fully integrated with Musicmatch Radio, Musicmatch Music Store and Musicmatch On Demand. These services help you listen to and discover music in ways never before possible, or as easy, on your personal computer.
  • Page 52 Playlists. Your music files still remain on your computer and do have not been removed. 3 I'm getting an error when trying to update the firmware on my Dell DJ Ditty If you are getting the error: "PC Firmware update cannot proceed because Musicmatch Jukebox software is interfering, please restart system and run this firmware update again."...
  • Page 53: Error Messages

    4 The tracks in my Library have different colored icons next to each track. What does each color mean? • Gray music-note icons represent standard MP3, mp3PRO, WMA and WAV music files. • Green music-note icons represent purchased Musicmatch Downloads tracks. •...
  • Page 54: Solutions

    "On Demand services are currently unavailable. Updating your PC settings may resolve the problem. Go to Help > Additional Help Online > FAQ for more information." "Some On Demand services are unavailable. Logging in at a later time may resolve the problem." Solutions Jukebox 1 Open the Windows Task Manager, [Ctrl-Alt-Del] and select...
  • Page 55 Right-click on Internet Explorer from your desktop and select Properties. 1 Select the Privacy tab and make sure your cookie tolerance is set to Medium or lower. 2 Select the Security tab and click the Default Level button from the lower right side. •...
  • Page 56 5 Select the Connections tab, and make sure the following options are correct: If you're using a Modem, click on the name of your ISP and press the Settings button. • Uncheck the box that reads Use a proxy server for this connection If you’re using a Cable service [Comcast, Cox, RoadRunner, etc], press the LAN Settings button.
  • Page 57 • Send unique Player ID to content providers. Firewall/Antivirus Software Do you have an active Firewall? Go to the Start menu, select Control Panel, then select Security Options. 1 Select the Windows Firewall link under Manage Security Settings. If the firewall is on, continue. •...
  • Page 58 If you are running a firewall other than Windows Firewall, unblock the following programs: mmjb.exe, mm_TDMEngine.exe, mim.exe, mimboot.exe, MMJBBurn.exe, mmjblaunch.exe, and mm_server.exe. General Usage 1 Add tracks to your portable device Connect the portable device to your computer as instructed in the Getting Started Guide. Click the Portable Device button to open the Portable Device Manager, (or send tracks to the PDM by selecting the menu File>Send to Portable Device).
  • Page 59 Decide if you want to manually add tracks, or have the process more automated by using synchronization. Manually Add Tracks - You may either: • drag-and-drop tracks into the PDM window, • click the Add button in the PDM window, or •...
  • Page 60 Find your device and click on its picture. The plugin downloads and installs automatically. Reattach your portable device and try again. NOTE: MusicMatch Jukebox Software, which is included on your Dell DJ Ditty Product Software CD, already has the Dell DJ Ditty Plug- in Preinstalled. Frequently Asked Questions...
  • Page 61: Appendix

    Appendix Specifications Hardware Display Storage media Battery Computer connection 96 x 32 resolution Blue EL back light 512MB non-volatile flash memory Embedded lithium-polymer 300mAh max. USB 2.0/1.1 Appendix...
  • Page 62 92 dB up to 65 dB 24 Hz-20 kHz (headphones) < 0.1% up to 14 hours (based on 128 kbps MP3 songs, continuous playback, volume 7(maximum 21), EQ off, using included Dell earphones) 2.5 hrs 0°C/32°F to 40°C/104°F -10°C/14°F to 45°C/113°F...
  • Page 63 Supported Audio Formats PlaysForSure Audible files Supported Operating Systems Windows XP Home Windows XP Professional Bitrates 8 ~ 320 kbps, Variable Bitrate (VBR) supported Bitrates 32~192 kbps, Variable Bitrate (VBR) supported Licensed WMA Format 2, format 3 and format 4. 32 bit, SP 1, Windows Media Player 10 32 bit, SP 1, Windows Media...
  • Page 64: Glossary

    Glossary Audible format is used for Audiobooks which can be UDIBLE— downloaded and listened to on your Dell DJ Ditty. When you stop listening to an Audiobook and return to it later, it will still be at the same place.
  • Page 65 However, they are more expensive than conventional nickel-cadmium (NiCad) and nickel metalhydride (NiMH) batteries. Your Dell DJ Ditty uses a Li-Poly battery. (MB) —About 1 million bytes. Bytes, megabytes, and EGABYTE gigabytes are measures of how much data a storage device can hold.
  • Page 66 Dell DJ Ditty uses the newer USB 2.0 standard that allows for higher speed transfers than USB 1.1. WMA —Windows Media Audio. This is the standard used by Windows Media. Your Dell DJ Ditty can play tracks in this format, as well as MP3. Appendix...
  • Page 67: Index

    Index AB mode, 21-22 Available space, 34 Backlight duration, 32 Contrast level, 32 Data Files, 39 Date & Time, 22 Date and Time, 29 Digital Rights Management, 20 Display, 29 EQ, 32 Error Indications, 46 Index...
  • Page 68 Fast Forward/Skip Forward, 11, Firmware, 52 Firmware version, 34 FM Radio, 22 Headphone Connector, 11 Home/Power Button, 11 Idle Timer, 32 Index Language, 32 Lanyard Attachment, 12 LCD Screen, 11 Listen to a preset station, 28 Lock keys, 21 Main Menu, 22 Music Library, 22, 25 Music Store, 51 Musicmatch Help, 36...
  • Page 69 Normal, 25 Number of tracks, 35 On Demand, 51 Play All, 23-24 Play Mode, 22 Play/Pause, 11, 20 PlaysForSure, 20 Portable Device Manager, 36, Preset, 27 Radio, 51 Repeat All, 25 Repeat Track, 25 Reset Button, 11 Rewind/Skip Back, 12, 20 Scroll-select, 12 SEEK, 28 Settings &...
  • Page 70 Shuffle Repeat, 26 Sleep timer, 29 Solutions, 54 Spoken Word Audio, 24 Synchronization, 39 Troubleshooting, 47 Unlock keys, 21 USB Connector, 11 USB Protective Cap, 11 Index Volume/Scroll/Select Dial, 11 Windows Media Player 10, 56 WMA, 20...

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  • Zoe Dec 14, 2016 03:02:
    My screen is lit up but no wording and I have no volume
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    My screen is literally up but blank, and I have no volume