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LocationFree Player
Setting and Usage Guide
for PSP™ (PlayStation
This manual contains instructions for setting up the LocationFree Base Station for use with
the PSP™ system. For full details on the LocationFree Base Station, refer to the Operating
Instructions document created when installing the CD-ROM supplied with the LocationFree
product on your PC.
© 2006 Sony Corporation
© 2006 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
2-671-880-13(1)
Portable) System
®

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  • Page 1 PSP™ system. For full details on the LocationFree Base Station, refer to the Operating Instructions document created when installing the CD-ROM supplied with the LocationFree product on your PC. © 2006 Sony Corporation © 2006 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. 2-671-880-13(1) Portable) System ®...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents What Is the LocationFree Base Station?... 3 Getting Started ... 4 Setting Up to Watch TV at Home ... 4 Watching TV or Videos on the LocationFree Player .. 7 Displaying TV or Videos on the PSP™ System ... 7 Using the Control Panel...
  • Page 3: What Is The Locationfree Base Station

    What Is the LocationFree Base Station? You can watch TV or videos on the PSP™ (PlayStation Station. With the Base Station placed in a central room, such as your living room, you can enjoy TV or videos from anywhere in your home by using the PSP™ system’s wireless networking feature. You can also view the same TV programs or videos available in your home on your PSP™...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting Started Setting Up to Watch TV at Home This section describes the setup for using NetAV to watch TV at home. Turn on the Base Station For details about preparing the Base Station for use, refer to the Operating Instructions document supplied with the Base Station.
  • Page 5 Creating Basic Settings for the LocationFree Player You can register your PSP™ system with the Base Station and make settings for connection to a wireless LAN. Turn on the WLAN switch of the PSP™ system. Select under from the home menu, and then press the The setting screen for use of LocationFree TV is displayed.
  • Page 6 Notes • Depending on the condition of the Base Station and the PSP™ system, it may take a few minutes to complete the settings. • If more than 5 minutes pass from when the SETUP MODE LED started to blink, the LED will go from blinking to fully lit and the Base Station will no longer register the PSP™...
  • Page 7: Watching Tv Or Videos On The Locationfree Player

    Watching TV or Videos on the LocationFree Player Displaying TV or Videos on the PSP™ System You can display TV or videos on the PSP™ system’s screen by starting the LocationFree Player from the home menu. Connecting to the Base Station From Inside Your Home Check that the Base Station is turned Turn on the WLAN switch of the...
  • Page 8 Turn on the WLAN switch of the PSP™ system. Select under from the home menu, and then press the A list of network settings is displayed. Select a connection from the list of network connections, and then press button. Select the connection for the public wireless LAN service to be used.
  • Page 9: Using The Control Panel

    Using the Control Panel Displaying the Control Panel Press the button during TV or video playback. The control panel is displayed. Select an icon, and then press the button. Remote Control (1 page 10) Displays the on-screen remote control for controlling TV and video playback.
  • Page 10: Using The Remote Control

    You can operate a video deck or DVD player that is connected to the Base Station using the on- screen remote control. For example, if you have a Sony-manufactured DVD player connected to the Base Station, you can display an on-screen remote control with...
  • Page 11: Changing The Screen Mode

    1 Used to switch the function to be controlled by the remote control for multifunction devices such as hard disk/ DVD combined video recorders. 2 Used to turn the connected device on/off 3 Used to switch among control panels for connected devices with remote controls that have multiple control panels 4 Used to operate the connected device...
  • Page 12 Depending on the selected rate, the network connection may drop during the cutover to the new rate. Displaying Information About the Channel in Use Select from the control panel, and then press the button. Channel information is displayed. Channel information...
  • Page 13: Operating With The Psp™ System Buttons

    Operating with the PSP™ System Buttons You can operate without using the control panel by using the PSP™ system buttons. System button button Displays the control panel (1 page 9) button Displays the on-screen remote control (1 page 10) Select button Switches among available video input options L button / R button Changes the panel that is displayed for remote controls that have more than one...
  • Page 14: Watching Tv Or Videos Away From Home

    • Further information about configurations is also available on the following website. LocationFreeTV FAQ pages: http://www.sony.com/locationfree/faq/ Creating Settings to Watch TV Away From Home You need to do this setup before you go out. Setting Up the NetAV Function...
  • Page 15 Select [Enter], and then press the button. The password input screen appears. Enter the user name and password, select [OK], and then press the button. User name: lfx (lowercase letters) (The user name cannot be changed) Initial password: WebPassword printed on the sticker of the Base Station The screen shown in step 6 appears when...
  • Page 16 Follow the on-screen instructions to wait until the NETAV LED stops blinking (amber), and then select [Next] and press the the NETAV LED turns off. Tips • The NETAV LED continues to blink for about one minute before turning off. •...
  • Page 17: Setting Up The Locationfree Player

    Setting Up the LocationFree Player Adjusting Settings for TV or Videos You can adjust settings such as those for the TV channel or the remote control for connected devices. Setting the TV Channel Select from the control panel (1 page 9), and then press the button.
  • Page 18 Save your settings. Press the button to save the channel information you entered on the PSP™ system. Adjusting Settings for the Remote Control of a Connected Device You can adjust settings for the on-screen remote control that will be used to operate devices such as video decks or DVD players that are connected to the Base Station.
  • Page 19 Select the product type of the connected device, and then press the right button. The number shown following the product type, for example the "(1)" in "DVD Recorder (1)", indicates the remote control’s mode. Select one of the remote control modes and if the remote control does not operate properly, try using the other remote control modes.
  • Page 20: Creating Advanced Settings For The Locationfree Player

    Creating Advanced Settings for the LocationFree Player You can set the domain name and port number for use in connecting your PSP™ system to the Base Station from outside your home. Usually, you do not need to change these settings. Select from the control panel (1 page 9), and then press the...
  • Page 21: Advanced Base Station Settings

    Advanced Base Station Settings Opening the [Base Station Settings] Screen The [Base Station Settings] screen is accessed and set from the PSP™ system’s Internet browser. Open the [Advanced Setup] screen with your Internet browser to access the settings for a selected Base Station.
  • Page 22: Checking The Current Base Station Status

    Checking the Current Base Station Status You can use the [Advanced Setup] screen to check the current settings and status of the Base Station. [Setup Information] To display the latest status, select [Update], and then press the button. Basic Operations in the [Advanced Setup] Screen This section explains the operations common to...
  • Page 23: Setting Up Your Internet Connection

    Setting Up Your Internet Connection To connect the Base Station to the Internet, you need to set its IP address and make DNS settings. Internet Connection The [Internet Connection] frame allows you to set an IP address for your Base Station, according to your network environment.
  • Page 24: Setting Up To Watch Tv Away From Home

    Setting Up to Watch TV Away From Home You do not need to configure the settings on pages 24 to 25 if you performed "Easy Setup" (1 pages 14 to 16). This section explains how to make advanced settings for using the NetAV function. NetAV Settings Set the port of the Base Station when the NetAV function is to be used.
  • Page 25 UPnP Settings You can enable or disable UPnP (Universal Plug and Play). If you are using a router that is compatible with UPnP, you do not need to adjust this setting. 1 Select whether to enable or disable automatic router configuration (UPnP). When [Disable UPnP] is set, port forwarding needs to be set on the router.
  • Page 26: Changing The Wireless Settings Of The Base Station

    Changing the Wireless Settings of the Base Station Wireless Settings You can change the wireless settings of the Base Station. If you change settings at this time, you will temporarily be unable to connect to the Base Station. After closing the Internet browser, reboot the Base Station, and then perform [Basic Settings] (1 page 5) again to re-register your PSP™...
  • Page 27: Other Settings

    • Configuring the wireless settings on a computer connected to the Base Station over a wired LAN is recommended to ensure security. If creating settings for the Base Station from your computer, settings may differ from those on the PSP™ system. For details, refer to the Operating Instructions document supplied with the Base Station.
  • Page 28 Updating the Base Station You can update the Base Station software to the latest version. Display the [Base Station Settings] screen (1 page 21). Select [Upgrade Base Station software], and then press the button. Data will be downloaded from the Internet, and the Base Station software will be updated.
  • Page 29: Other

    Other Trademarks • "LocationFree" and "Memory Stick Duo" are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation. • " " and "PlayStation" are registered trademarks, and " Entertainment Inc. • All other company names and product names mentioned here may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 30 LocationFree Customer Support 1-866-925-SONY (7669) - U.S. & Canada 1-239-768-7688 - International 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST, Mon.-Fri. (English Only) LocationFree Web sites <U.S.> http://www.sony.com/locationfree/ <Canada> http://www.sonystyle.ca/locationfree/ For questions about the PSP™ (PlayStation Portable) system, contact SCEA Consumer Services: ®...

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