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2-593-899-11(2)
Utility for In-Wall
Unit
CDP-NW10/DVP-NW50
User's Manual
 2005 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1 2-593-899-11(2) Utility for In-Wall Unit CDP-NW10/DVP-NW50 User’s Manual  2005 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Notice For Users

    • In no event will SONY be liable for any financial damage, or loss of profits, including claims made by third parties, arising out of the use of the software supplied with this Unit.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ABLE OF ONTENTS Notice for users 2 Chapter 1 Getting Started Overview 4 System network 5 Setup 1: Installing the Utility for In-Wall Unit Software to Your Computer 6 System requirements 6 Installing Utility for In-Wall Unit 7 Setup 2: Connecting the Computer to the Unit 7 Setup 3: Setting up the Utility for In-Wall Unit Software 8 Setting up Gracenote CDDB Setting up all Units 9...
  • Page 4: Overview

    Chapter 1 Getting Started This chapter describes the features of the Utility for In-Wall Unit software, how to set up the Utility for In-Wall Unit and set up the “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM.” Overview Important features of the the Utility for In- Wall Unit software include the following: •...
  • Page 5: System Network

    The configuration shown below is for illustrative purposes only. It may differ from an actual system network. KITCHEN CDP-NW10 INTERNET Router LIVING ROOM Front Speaker TV/Projector Rear Speaker GUEST ROOM BEDROOM CDP-NW10 CDP-NW10 Computer Front Speaker DVP-NW50 CD Changer Center Sub Woofer Speaker Example of a DVP-NW50 system network Rear Speaker Getting Started Chapter 1...
  • Page 6: Setup 1: Installing The Utility For In-wall Unit Software To Your Computer

    Setup 1: Installing the Utility for In-Wall Unit Software to Your Computer Use the supplied CD-ROM to install the Utility for In-Wall Unit software. A PDF version of this user’s manual is installed along with the software. System requirements The Utility for In-Wall Unit software requires the following system environment. Computer IBM PC/AT or Compatible •...
  • Page 7: Installing Utility For In-wall Unit

    Setup 1: Installing the Utility for In-Wall Unit Software to Your Computer (continued) Installing Utility for In-Wall Unit Before installing Utility for In-Wall Unit software When the Utility for In-Wall Unit software is installed, the “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” software is installed at the same time.
  • Page 8: Setup 3: Setting Up The Utility For In-wall Unit Software

    Setup 3: Setting up the Utility for In-Wall Unit Software You can set up Units connected to your network from your computer. Before your computer can operate your Units, the Units must be configured with such settings as IP addresses and tuner presets.
  • Page 9: Setting Up All Units

    Setup 3: Setting up the Utility for In-Wall Unit Software (continued) Setting up all Units You can configure settings such as clock, volume, privacy, and intercom, and so on for all Units simultaneously. Double-click (“Utility for In-Wall Unit” icon) in the task tray.
  • Page 10: The "utility For In-wall Unit Setup Menu" Window For All Units

    Setup 3: Setting up the Utility for In-Wall Unit software (continued) The “Utility for In-Wall Unit Setup Menu” window for all Units 1 Clock The time appeared is the same as that of the computer. You cannot change the time in this window. 2 Party Privacy ON: Units do not join Party Mode.
  • Page 11: Setting Up Each Unit Individually

    Setup 3: Setting up the Utility for In-Wall Unit software (continued) Setting up each Unit individually You can configure settings such as clock, volume, privacy, and intercom for each Unit individually. Double-click (“Utility for In-Wall Unit” icon) in the task tray. The main window appears.
  • Page 12: The "utility For In-wall Unit Setup Menu" Window For Each Unit

    Setup 3: Setting up the Utility for In-Wall Unit software (continued) The “Utility for In-Wall Unit Setup Menu” window for each unit 1 Unit Name You can enter a name of up to eight characters for each Unit. 2 IP Address Static: You must enter an IP address manually.
  • Page 13: Storing Fm/am Radio Stations (preset Memory)

    Setup 3: Setting up the Utility for In-Wall Unit software (continued) Storing FM/AM radio stations (Preset memory) You can preset up 20 FM or AM radio stations on all Units simultaneously or on each Unit individually. Double-click (“Utility for In-Wall Unit” icon) in the task tray.
  • Page 14: Setup 4: Setting Up "server Setup, Powered By Dixim

    Setup 3: Setting up the Utility for In-Wall Unit software (continued) Enter a name for the station. You can enter a station name of up to eight characters. If you have previously preset the station name in one of the Units, you can enter the station name by clicking to select the station name from the list.
  • Page 15 Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) Click “Windows Firewall.” The “Windows Firewall” window appears. Click the “General” tab. Confirm that the “On” radio button is selected and the “Don’t allow exceptions” check box is cleared, as shown below.
  • Page 16 Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) Click to select the folder in which “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” is to be installed from “Look in.” Navigate to the folder in which you installed “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM.” If you did not change the default location when you installed “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM,”...
  • Page 17: Settings For "internet Connection Firewall" For Windows Xp Sp1

    Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) (Reference) Networking ports used by “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” The “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” uses following ports for communication. The configuration of Windows Firewall described on pages 14 to 16 allows DiXiM communications to use these ports.
  • Page 18 Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) Click the “Advanced” tab. Make sure that the “Protect my computer and network by limiting or preventing access to this computer from the Internet” check box is selected. When the check box is cleared, the “Internet Connection Firewall”...
  • Page 19 Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) Enter the information indicated into the boxes in the “Service Settings” window. DiXiM Media Server Device Description of service: DiXiM Media Server Device Name or IP address (for example 192.168.0.12) of the computer hosting this service on your network: Enter the name or IP address of your computer.
  • Page 20 Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) Repeat the process shown in steps 9 to 11 for the four following services, entering the indicated information for each. DiXiM SSDP Discovery Response Description of service: DiXiM SSDP Discovery Response Name or IP address (for example 192.168.0.12) of the computer hosting this service on your network: Enter the name or IP address of your computer as...
  • Page 21: Starting "server Setup, Powered By Dixim

    Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) Confirm that the check boxes for the five DiXiM services you have added are selected, and then click “OK.” The “Advanced Settings” window closes. Click “OK” in the “Local Area Connection Properties” window.
  • Page 22: Starting The Media Server

    Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) Basic Operations for the “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” window. To activate settings changes Click “OK” or “Apply.” If you click “OK,” the setting changes take effect, and the “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” quits. If you click “Apply,”...
  • Page 23: Prohibiting A Unit From Accessing Contents

    Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) Enter a name of the Media Server in the “Media Server Name” text box. The name of the Media Server is automatically displayed in the “Media Server Name” text box if you set a name for the Media Server when you installed the “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM.”...
  • Page 24: Setting Up A Shared Folder From "server Setup, Powered By Dixim

    Setup 4: Setting up “Server Setup, powered by DiXiM” (continued) To delete a Unit from the “Permitted List” or “Denied List” 1 Select the Unit you want to delete from the “Permitted List” or the “Denied List.” 2 Click “Delete” at the center of the window. The name of the selected Unit disappears from the “Permitted List”...
  • Page 25: Starting And Quitting The Utility For In-wall Unit Software

    Chapter 2 Main Features This chapter describes how to watch and create playlists, and operate the Unit from your computer using Utility for In-Wall Unit. Starting and Quitting the Utility for In-Wall Unit Software To start the Utility for In-Wall Unit software Double-click (“Utility for In-Wall Unit”...
  • Page 26: Watching Playlists (import)

    Watching Playlists (Import) The default settings watch the contents of the following folder with Units on the network: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\My Music\ The last folder listed above shows the folder for “Shared music” in the “Shared documents” folder. You can also select additional folders of content to watch with the network, as described in the following procedure.
  • Page 27: Creating A Playlist Using Utility For In-wall Unit

    Creating a Playlist Using Utility for In-Wall Unit You can create original playlists in the Utility for In-Wall Units software by selecting MP3-format music files stored on your computer. Using this feature, you can also group music tracks by albums, artists, and genres. Double-click (“Utility for In-Wall Unit”...
  • Page 28 Creating a Playlist using Utility for In-Wall Unit (continued) Click You can also add tracks to a playlist by dragging them from the “Search Result” list to the name of the playlist on the “Playlist” list. The selected music tracks are added to the selected playlist.
  • Page 29: Operating The Unit From A Computer

    Operating the Unit from a Computer You can use many of the basic features of a Unit over the network from your computer. When the Party mode is set to “ON,” you can play selected content from “Playlists,” “Disc,” “Tuner,” and “LINE IN” on multiple Units simultaneously.
  • Page 30 Operating the Unit from a Computer (continued) Click to start playing the entire playlist, or double-click an individual track to start playing that track. “Tracks” To select “Disc,” “Tuner,” or “LINE IN” from the Unit 1 Follow steps 1 to 4 (page 29). 2 Click the beside “All Unit.”...
  • Page 31 Operating the Unit from a Computer (continued) To search for a track by entering a keyword Enter the text you want to find in a track name or an artist name into the search text box. 2 Press “Search.” The track search starts automatically. Tracks including your search text appear in the music list.
  • Page 32: Other Features

    Other Features Using right-click Right-clicking in the Utility for In-Wall Unit software displays a menu of additional options. The options available change depending on where in the program you right-click. The “Utility for In-Wall Unit Setup Menu” Window If you right-click Items On the title bar Restore...
  • Page 33 The window closes. Function The “Utility for In-Wall Unit Setup Menu” window appears. The “Utility for In-Wall Unit Music Menu” window appears. The Sony product support Web site (http://productregistration.sony.com) appears. The Gracenote CDDB Web site (http://www.gracenote.com) appears. The version information window appears.
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If you have problems while using the Utility for In-Wall Unit software, check the items below. If the problem persists, contact your nearest Sony dealer or a customer support center. Display The window does not respond or the responses are wrong.
  • Page 35 Troubleshooting (continued) A playlist is not displayed on the “Music Source” list in the “Utility for In-Wall Unit Music Menu” window. , The playlist does not have the extension “.M3U” (or “.m3u”). , The playlist is not in M3U-format. , The playlist does not reside in a watched folder specified in the “Import”...
  • Page 36: Error Messages

    Error Messages If any of the messages below appear on your computer, check the following table to solve the problem. If any problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Setting up Utility for Unit Message This application has already started by...
  • Page 37 Error Messages (continued) Using the Party mode function Message Party mode cannot be started Not using the Party mode function Message The selected rooms’ unit is occupied now. Do you want to change the music source? Getting CD Information from Gracenote CDDB Message Can’t access CDDB Cause...
  • Page 38: Trademarks And Copyrights

    Trademarks and Copyrights • Microsoft, Windows and Windows NT are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. • marks are omitted in this manual. • Macintosh is the registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. •...
  • Page 39: Additional Information

    Trademarks and Copyrights (continued) Gracenote/CDDB Corporate description Music recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote . Gracenote is the industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery. For more information visit www.gracenote.com. Proprietary legends CD and music-related data from Gracenote, Inc., copyright © 2000-2005 Gracenote. Gracenote CDDB Client Software, copyright 2000-2005 Gracenote.
  • Page 40 Sony Corporation...

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