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Coby MP-C833 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    MP-C833 USB-Stick MP3 Player INSTRUCTION MANUAL Please read this manual carefully before operation.
  • Page 2: Precautions

    California to cause cancer, and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. For recycling or disposal information about this product, please contact your local authorities or the Electronics Industries Alliance: Page  PRECAUTIONS MP-C833 Coby Electronics Corporation...
  • Page 3 PRECAUTIONS PROTECT YOUR HEARING: Hearing experts advise against the constant use of personal stereos played at high volume. Constant exposure to high volumes can lead to hearing loss. If you should experience ringing in the ears or hearing loss, discontinue use and seek medical advice. Page ...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Read Instructions: All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Retain Instructions: The safety and operating instructions should be re- tained for future reference. Heed Warnings: All warnings on the product and in the operating instruc- tions should be adhered to.
  • Page 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Power-Cord Protection: Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and at the point which they exit from the product. Protective Attachment Plug: The product may be equipped with an at- tachment plug with overload protection.
  • Page 6 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Object and Liquid Entry: Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or shout-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Connecting Headphones ...11 Connecting Power ...11 Loading a Battery ...11 USB Power ...11 Connecting to a Computer...12 Transferring Music to Your MP-C833 ...12 Disconnecting from a Computer ...13 Microsoft Windows ...13 Macintosh OS X ...13 USB Driver Installation ...14 PLAYING MUSIC... 15 Using the MP-C833 Controls ...15...
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    PACKAGE CONTENTS Please make sure that the items listed below are included in the package. Should an item be missing, please contact the local retailer from which you purchased this product. MP-C833 Stereo Earphones USB Extension Cable 1 x “AAA” Battery...
  • Page 9: Features

    128MB Integrated Flash Memory  Plays MP3 and WMA Digital Music Files  Mobile Data Storage Function  Convenient Integrated USB Plug (no cables required)  USB 2.0 for Ultra-Fast File Transfers (up to 40x faster than USB 1.0)  FEATURES Page ...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED MP-C833 at a Glance Top View LED Indicator Volume – Volume + Previous Play/Pause/Stop Next Neckstrap Hook Bottom View USB Cap Battery Cover Headphone Out Jack Page 10 Coby Electronics Corporation...
  • Page 11: Connections

    “+” and “–” polarities of the battery with the markings inside the battery compartment. USB Power When the MP-C833 is connected to a computer’s powered USB port, it will draw power over the USB connection. China Made Corp.,...
  • Page 12: Connecting To A Computer

    To connect to a computer: Make sure the player is turned off. Remove the USB Cap and plug the MP-C833 directly into your computer’s USB port. It may take Windows several minutes to recognize and set up the device the first time it is connected depending on your hardware configuration Your player will be detected as a “Removable Disk”...
  • Page 13: Disconnecting From A Computer

    GETTING STARTED Disconnecting from a Computer Follow the steps below to prevent data loss or corruption. Microsoft Windows Double-click the green arrow in the taskbar located on the lower-right side of the computer screen (Safely Remove Hardware). Safely Remove Hardware: Select “USB Mass Storage De- vice”...
  • Page 14: Usb Driver Installation

    GETTING STARTED USB Driver Installation It is not necessary to install the USB driver if your computer is running Microsoft Windows ME/2000/XP or newer, or Macintosh OS X. Computers running these operating systems will recognize your player automatically when connected. If your computer is running Windows 98 SE: Insert the Installation CD into your computer’s CD or DVD drive.
  • Page 15: Playing Music

    Press Please refer to the section “Getting Started > Connecting to a Computer > Transferring Music to Your MP-C833” for more in- formation about how to get music onto your player. Please refer to the section “About MP3/WMA Music Files” for more information about digital MP3 and WMA music files.
  • Page 16: Firmware Upgrades

    Upgrading the Firmware From time to time, COBY may release firmware upgrades to improve the performance of the MP-C833 or to add additional features. Please check the COBY website periodically at to see if new firmware has been released for your player. If you are experiencing abnormal behav- ior with your player, you may choose to restore (format) your player before updating its firmware.
  • Page 17: About Mp3/Wma Music Files

    Please note that music purchased from Apple’s iTunes music store employs their proprietary Fairplay-encrypted AAC; purchased iTunes music cannot be played on any MP3 player other than Apple’s. What is Encryption? Encryption is a way of protecting media with a unique Content ID for the purpose of data security.
  • Page 18 Player information and support. How Do I Transfer MP3/WMA Music Files to my MP3 Player? When your MP3 Player is connected to a computer, you may transfer music files to your MP3 player using your operating system’s basic file management commands (i.e., copy-and-paste or drag-and-drop).
  • Page 19 Please visit for more Windows Media Player infor-  mation and support. How do I transfer and play iTunes files on my MP3 Player? Music purchased from Apple’s iTunes music store employs their proprietary Fairplay-encrypted AAC format. Purchased iTunes music cannot be played on any MP3 player other than Apple’s.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING If you have a problem with this device, please read the troubleshooting guide below and check our website at for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and firmware updates. If these resources do not resolve the problem, please contact Technical Support. COBY Electronics Technical Support Address: 56-65 Rust St.
  • Page 21 TROUBLESHOOTING There is no sound during playback. Check the volume level.  Ensure that the headphones are attached securely to the player.  The sound quality of the music is poor. Try playing the file on your computer. If the sound quality is still poor, try ...
  • Page 22: Specifications

    Display Type Memory Audio Format Support DRM Support Song Info Support PC Interface Plug and Play Support Audio Output Signal-to-Noise Ratio Frequency Response Power Supply Unit Dimensions Specifications and manual are subject to change without prior notice. Page  SPECIFICATIONS LED Indicator 128MB Integrated Flash Memory MP3, WMA...
  • Page 23 NOTES Page ...
  • Page 24 COBY Electronics Corp. 56-65 Rust Street Maspeth, NY 11378

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