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Wireless Media Player with DVD and Card Reader
Building Networks for People
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    ® D-Link DSM-320RD Wireless Media Player with DVD and Card Reader Manual v.1.0 Building Networks for People Patent Pending...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Rear Panel ... 12 Getting Started ... 13 Using the Remote Control ... 13 Installing the D-Link® Media Server Software ... 17 Choosing Music, Photo, and Video Files to Share ... 21 Using the D-Link® Media Server Software ... 25 Accessing the Media on your PCs ...

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    Live365™ ... 76 Napster™ ... 78 Rhapsody™ ... 79 Current Rhapsody™ Subscribers ... 79 For Users New to Rhapsody™ ... 80 Configuring Rhapsody™ for use with the DSM-320RD ... 86 Setup ... 88 Network ... 88 Wireless ... 89 System ... 91 DVD ...

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    Wireless Installation Considerations ... 109 Audio and Video Cables Guide ... 110 Glossary ... 111 Networking ... 111 Music ... 113 Photo ... 114 Video ... 115 Warranty ... 116 Registration ... 119 Contacting Technical Support ... 120...

  • Page 5: Safety Information

    Safety Information For optimum performance, please read the following information carefully. Safety Precautions The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert users to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

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    Safety (continued) Radio and TV Interference: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

  • Page 8: Introduction

    Card Reader. The DSM-320RD integrates home computer systems and home entertainment centers. Movies, music, and photos can be enjoyed from the comfort of the living room. The DSM-320RD connects easily to a wired or wireless network. The DSM-320RD features 802.11g wireless technology for transfer speeds of up to 54Mbps on a wireless network and can connect to a wired network at speeds up to 100Mbps.

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    The users shall be entirely responsible for ensuring that they have the necessary rights to access and use such third party content. D-Link assumes no liability for and shall not be responsible for a user’s access of such content, including but not limited to unlawfully ‘ripped’...

  • Page 10: Package Contents

    Package Contents D-Link DSM-320RD Wireless Media Player with DVD and Card Reader Printed Quick Installation Guide CD-ROM with Manual (Contains D-Link Media Server Software, Quick Installation Guide, and Manual) 2dBi Wireless Antenna Ethernet (CAT5-UTP/Straight-Through) Cable Standard Composite RCA Audio/Video Cable...

  • Page 11: Features & Benefits

    Features & Benefits Stream media content from a PC or D-Link Central Home Drive to your entertainment center. Listen to digital music on your stereo system. View digital photos, slideshows, and videos on TV. Progressive Scan DVD player provides superior picture quality.

  • Page 12: Hardware Overview

    Hardware Overview Front Panel Power SD, Memory Stick, Button MultiMediaCard Reader Compact Flash Reader Rear Panel Antenna Connector Composite Video Connector Optical Composite Digital Audio Audio Connector Connectors S-Video Connector Coaxial Component Video Connectors Digital Audio Connector For European customers, a SCART interface will replace the Component Video Connectors. LAN LED - Blinks to indicate activity on the network.

  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting Started To begin using the DSM-320RD Wireless Media Player, you will need: An existing home network (including a wireless 802.11b or 802.11g router or a router/hub with an available Ethernet port). The DSM-320RD Media Server software installed on the PC you will be sharing files from.

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    Using the Remote Control (continued) 1. Power 2. Eject DVD 3. Numeric Keys 4. “.” (period or dot) 5. Clear 6. Setup 7. Display 8. Return 9. Mute 10. Enter 11. Navigation Buttons 12. Page Up & Down 13. Volume + & - 14.

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    Using the Remote Control (continued) Power Turn the DSM-320RD ON or OFF. Eject Open and close the DVD tray. Number Keys Enter numbers where needed, or use the onscreen keyboard to input text. Number keys 1-9 can be defined as Music presets. To...

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    Using the Remote Control (continued) Search Enter the Search function to find your media file on your PC or search video timeframe. Zoom Zoom in/out on the photo or video. Menu Access the current menu. Title Displays the DVD’s title. Subtitle Displays DVD subtitles.

  • Page 17: Installing The D-link® Media Server Software

    The D-Link information to your DSM-320RD via your wired/wireless network connection. Currently the DSM-320RD only connects to one Media Server at a time. If more than one PC contains files you want to share, you can select one of the following options: 1.

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    Server Installer If the screen on the right does not appear, go to My Computer and double-click on the CD-ROM drive. The screen at right will appear. The D-Link Media Server Setup Wizard will appear. Click Next ® Media Server Software...

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    The D-Link license agreement screen appears. Click Next Choose a Destination location or accept the default location. This is where the D-Link Media Server software will be copied to on your system. Click Next Choose a Start Menu folder or accept the default location.

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    Installing the D-Link (continued) Select the icons you want created. Select Create a desktop icon to access the program from your desktop. Select Create a Quick Launch icon to access the program from your taskbar. Select Create a startup icon so the program launches on startup.

  • Page 21: Choosing Music, Photo, And Video Files To Share

    Media Server software enables you to share the files from your computer with the DSM-320RD. By sharing the files, there is no need to copy the files from your computer to the unit before they can play. The data is streamed directly from the files on your computer over the network to your DSM-320RD.

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    Choosing Music, Photo, and Video Files to Share (continued) The File Types tab is where you select the types of audio, video, and photo files that you want to share. The Shared Folder tab is where you select the folders that contain your audio, video, and photo files.

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    Choosing Music, Photo, and Video Files to Share (continued) Select the folder containing the files you wish to share. Click Repeat the steps until all of the folders containing audio, video, and photos you want to share have been added.

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    Choosing Music, Photo, and Video Files to Share (continued) The Media Files tab will show all your audio, video, and photo files as well as display important file information. ® The D-Link Media Server software configuration is complete!

  • Page 25: Using The D-link® Media Server Software

    Software Accessing the Media on your PCs Before you can access the media from a PC, you must install the D-Link Media Server software (See Page 17). Simply install the included software on each PC where music, video, or digital photos are stored.

  • Page 26: Sharing Media Content In Folders

    Refresh all folders: All folders can be refreshed by clicking on the Refresh all button. Scheduler: You can schedule the D-Link Media Server software to automatically refresh the contents of all of your folders.

  • Page 27: Naming The Media Server

    Using the D-Link Media Server Software (continued) Click Scheduler if you want to setup an automatic refresh interval. Click Time and select a time period. This is how often the server will refresh the folder contents. Naming the Media Server The Media Server name is entered here.

  • Page 28: Stopping The D-link Media Server

    The photo, video, and music files stored on your computer will be available to your DSM-320RD only if the D-Link content that does not require PC-based software (such as Radio@AOL and Live365) can still be accessed from the DSM-320RD without running the ® D-Link Media Server software.

  • Page 29: Using Windows Media Connect Software

    Using Windows Software Windows XP users with Service Pack 2 can utilize the Windows software in addition to or instead of using the D-Link Media Server software. ® The Windows Media Connect software allows the DSM-320RD to playback DRM (Digital Rights Management) protected files. The Windows software is available via Windows Update if you are using Windows XP with Service Pack 2.

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    ® Using Windows (continued) The Sharing tab is where you configure the folders that you want to share with your DSM-320RD. Click Add Click Browse Select the folder that you want to share Click OK Media Connect Software...

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    Click OK The Shared Folders will appear in the window. Repeat the steps until you’ve shared all of the folders that you want the DSM-320RD to access. Click Automatically start folder sharing when Windows starts The Settings tab allows you...

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    ® Using Windows (continued) The DSM-320RD supports additional file types that are not supported by the Windows ® Media Connect software. The file types shown below are supported ® by both Windows Media Connect and the DSM-320RD. File Type File Extension...

  • Page 33: Connecting The Dsm-320rd

    All audio, video, and networking connections are located on the rear panel of the DSM-320RD. Video Connections Select one of three ways to connect video to your DSM-320RD: • Composite Video Connector Plug the supplied yellow video cable into the DSM-320RD and the matching opposite end of the cable to your television input.

  • Page 34: Audio Connections

    (optical/coaxial). • Composite Audio Plug the supplied red and white connectors into the color-coded matching jacks on the DSM-320RD. Plug the opposite ends to the matching jacks on your television or audio/video system. • Optical Digital Audio...

  • Page 35: Network Connections

    Connecting the DSM-320RD (continued) Network Connections Select one of two ways to connect a network to your DSM-320RD: • RJ-45 Ethernet Connector Connect the supplied Ethernet cable to the network cable connector, and attach the other end to the network.

  • Page 36: Network Layout

    Network Layout Below is a diagram displaying what your network might look like once all of the ® connections have been made to the D-Link DSM-320RD Wireless Media Player.

  • Page 37: Using The On-screen Keyboard

    The keyboard is used for a variety of functions such as naming your DSM-320RD and performing searches for music, photos or video. To use the keyboard, highlight a character with the arrow buttons on the remote control and press the ENTER button.

  • Page 38: The Dsm-320rd Setup Wizard

    The DSM-320RD Setup Wizard The DSM-320RD Setup Wizard is navigated using the directional arrows and the ENTER button on the remote control. To toggle between the configuration options, use the up and down arrows on the remote control. To toggle between the Back, Next, and Rescan buttons, use the left and right arrows on the remote control.

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    The DSM-320RD Setup Wizard (continued) Select Your Network Connection The connection type defaults to Wireless. Wireless If using a wireless network, press the down arrow on the remote control to navigate to the Next button. Once the Next button is highlighted, press ENTER on the remote control to proceed to the next screen.

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    The DSM-320RD Setup Wizard (continued) Current Wireless Settings Your current wireless settings are displayed based on the SSID you selected in the previous step. If you chose the enter the SSID manually, then the default settings are entered. SSID The SSID name selected on the previous screen appears here.

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    The DSM-320RD Setup Wizard (continued) Key (continued) Press the ENTER button on the remote control with this field highlighted to enter a key. The on-screen keyboard will be displayed and you can enter the key. Keys are defined by entering in a string in HEX (hexadecimal - using characters 0-9, A-F) or ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange –...

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    Media Servers. Use the left and right arrows to navigate between the Next and Rescan button. A Media Server is any PC running the D-Link Media Server software or UPnP AV compliant device on the network that can communicate with the DSM-320RD.

  • Page 43: Windows Connect Now Configuration

    Windows Connect Now (WCN) to configure the wireless settings on your DSM-320RD. Note: WCN is only available on PCs running WindowsXP with Service Pack 2 installed. In the menu bar, go to Start >...

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    Windows Connect Now Configuration (continued) Select to add a new device to your existing wireless network and click Next to continue. The wizard provides two methods for setting up a wireless network. Using a USB flash drive is recommended. Select to use a USB flash drive to save your wireless network settings and click Next to continue.

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    This screen will appear when the wireless settings have been saved to the USB flash drive. Next, remove the USB Flash Drive from your PC and insert into the USB port on the back panel of the DSM-320RD labeled “WCN.”...

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    Click OK to continue. The following screen confirms that your wireless settings have been applied. Click OK. Next, remove the USB Flash Drive from the DSM-320RD and insert it back into the USB port on your PC. Click Next to continue.

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    Windows Connect Now Configuration (continued) Wireless configuration using WCN is now complete. The setup wizard will display the devices that have been setup with your wireless network. Click Finish.

  • Page 48: Dsm-320rd Menu

    DSM-320RD Menu Menu Basics The DSM-320RD uses an on-screen menu interface. As you move through the menus, you will use the selection arrows on the remote control to move up, down, right and left. The highlight bar moves from item to item as you press the selection arrows.

  • Page 49: Music

    Music Music Quality Your music listening experience on the media player depends upon the quality of your digital music files on your PC. Avoid quality settings below 48kbps as they are unsupported. For CD quality music, rip your MP3s at 128kbps or higher, with a sample rate of 44.1kHz.

  • Page 50: Organizing Music Files

    Music files are located on your PC and can be contained in one directory folder, or organized in several subfolders. The DSM-320RD automatically organizes your music files by genres, artists, albums, and tracks. This information is obtained from the ID3 tags in each of your music files.

  • Page 51: Playing A Track

    Music (continued) Playing a Track Once you enter the music menu, there are several ways that you can view tracks. You can view all tracks, playlists, tracks by genre, artist, album, or folder name. Use the selection arrows to navigate to the track you wish to play.

  • Page 52: Creating A Preset

    Note: Presets cannot be erased but can be replaced by another selection. After creating a preset, you can play the preset any time the DSM-320RD and the PC containing the tracks are powered on by pressing the preset number on your remote control.

  • Page 53: Browsing For Music

    Music (continued) Browsing for Music There are many ways to browse for a music track. For example, let’s use the following music file located in the following shared location: c:\Documents and Settings\Rob\My Documents\My Music\Violator\Halo.mp3 Halo.mp3 Artist: Depeche Mode Album: Violator Genre: Alternative To browse for this track in the track list: 1.

  • Page 54: Creating Music Playlists

    PLAY button. All tracks will be played in the order they appear in the playlist. Controlling Music Playback Your DSM-320RD works just like a stereo or CD player. Controlling your music playback will be an easy and natural experience. Use the remote to PLAY, PAUSE, or STOP music.

  • Page 55: Viewing Photos While Music Is Playing

    Music (continued) Viewing Photos while Music is Playing Your DSM-320RD is capable of displaying photos and playing background or preset music simultaneously. Background Music: You can start background music by playing a song in MUSIC mode. Go to PHOTO mode and start your photo slideshow.

  • Page 56: Photo

    Photo Supported Photo Formats The following photo file formats are supported: BMP (non-compressed) Windows bitmap file. Widely used in Microsoft Windows for pictures and backgrounds. JPEG (grayscale, RGB, YCbCy) (Does not support CMYK, YCCK.) The JPEG format is the Internet and digital photo format standard used by most digital cameras.

  • Page 57: Organizing Photo Albums

    For instance, create a folder in the My Pictures directory called Vacation and copy all of your vacation photos into it. Your DSM-320RD will show the Vacation folder. To play a slideshow of the folder, highlight it and press the PLAY button.

  • Page 58: Playing A Photo Slideshow

    Photo (continued) Playing a Photo Slideshow To start playing a photo slideshow, highlight a folder and press the PLAY button. The first photo will be displayed and then followed by the next photo in the folder. All photos in the folder will be displayed. Controlling Photo Playback Controlling photo playback is very similar to controlling a CD player.

  • Page 59: Viewing Photo Information

    Photo (continued) Viewing Photo Information To view information about a photo, highlight the photo and press the DISPLAY button.

  • Page 60: Photo Viewing Effects

    Photo (continued) Photo Viewing Effects When viewing a photo you can change the on-screen appearance by applying rotate, pan, and zoom effects. These on-screen effects are only for enhancing the on-screen view and are not saved to the actual file. To access the photo viewing effects, press the MENU button on the remote control while viewing the photo that you want to manipulate.

  • Page 61: Video

    Video Supported Video Formats The following video file formats are supported: MPEG-1 (up to 8Mbps) MPEG-2 (up to 8Mbps) MPEG-4 (ASP - Advanced Simple Profile) AVI (MPEG4 layer only, does not support uncompressed AVI) XVID (with MP3 and PCM) Viewing a Video Once you enter the Video menu, you can view your list of videos.

  • Page 62: Using The Remote Control With Videos

    Video (continued) Using the Remote Control with Videos ENTER - Click ENTER to play your highlighted video. PLAY/PAUSE - To pause the video and to resume playing the video. + (VOLUME) - To increase the volume. - (VOLUME) - To decrease the volume. MUTE - To silence the audio portion of the video.

  • Page 63: Search

    Search Click the SEARCH button on the remote control and the screen below will appear. This screen allows you to search for music tracks, videos, or photos. Use the up and down arrows on the remote control to navigate through the options. Press ENTER on the remote control to make a selection.

  • Page 64: Dvd

    Using the Remote Control with DVDs EJECT - The Eject button opens and closes the DVD tray located on the front panel of the DSM-320RD. DISPLAY - To view the DVD title, chapter, time and audio/video options. ENTER - Click ENTER to make your selection from the DVD menu.

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    DVD (continued) Next - To jump forward to the next chapter. Prev - To jump back to the previous chapter. ZOOM - To zoom in/out on the video. Title - Displays the DVD’s title. Subtitle - Displays DVD subtitles. Angle - If the DVD has multiple angle support, you can toggle between different camera angles.

  • Page 66: Dvd Player Considerations

    DVD (continued) DVD Player Considerations CD-R/CD-RW discs recorded by CDDA method can be played. Some CD-R/CD-RW discs may be incompatible due to laser pick- up and disc design. DVD-R discs recorded by DVD-Video method can be played. Some DVD-R discs may be incompatible due to laser pick up and disc design.

  • Page 67: Memory Card

    Memory Card Viewing a Memory Card In the Memory Card menu, the DSM-320RD will display if there are any memory cards plugged in to the device. The two memory card slots will display “Empty” if there are no available cards. When you plug in a memory card, the memory card type will display in Slot 1 or Slot 2.

  • Page 68: Supported File Types

    Supported File Types The DVD player and Card Reader support the following file types: Music: .mp1 .mpa .mp2 .mp3 .wav .aif .aiff .wma .lpcm .ogg Photos: .jpg .jpeg .tif .tiff Video: .mpg .mpeg .m1v .dat .m2v .vob .avi .mp4...

  • Page 69: Online Media

    DSM-320RD. New services will be added in the future and made available via firmware upgrades. If your DSM-320RD is configured to perform firmware upgrades automatically (see Version on page 96 for details), then you will see new options as soon as they become available.

  • Page 70: For Aol Members

    Online Media (continued) ® After selecting AOL Services (as shown on the previous page), you will be given the option to sign in as an AOL you can enjoy a Free Trial. AOL ® For AOL Members: Click AOL Members - Sign In. Click OK.

  • Page 71: Radio@aol

    Online Media (continued) ® For AOL Members (continued) Information about the current selection will be displayed here. Use the up and down arrow buttons on your remote to scroll up and down through the genre list. If a station is highlighted, you will need to press the left arrow on your remote control to navigate to the genre list.

  • Page 72: Radio@aol Presets

    Online Media (continued) ® For AOL Members (continued) Click Radio@AOL Presets. Preset Radio stations are available here. Use the arrow buttons on your remote control to highlight the station of your choice and press ENTER to select it. ® Presets can only be accessed via this screen. AOL already programmed or you can define your own selections as shown on the previous page.

  • Page 73: Aol® Services For Non-members

    Online Media (continued) ® Services for Non-members Click Setup to begin your free trial of Radio@AOL using your DSM-320RD. Click Free Trial. Click OK. You are now ready to begin your free trial. Please see the previous pages for an explanation of your listening options.

  • Page 74: Live365

    Online Media (continued) ™ Live365 ™ Live365 is an Internet radio service that provides unlimited on-demand access to thousands of radio stations. The audio is streamed directly over the Internet. ™ Live365 allows you to select your own preset stations and provides custom station recommendations.

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    Online Media (continued) ™ Live365 (continued) Editor’s Station Picks: Lists recommended stations based on your preset stations. Press the MENU button to add a station to your preset list. Genres: Lists stations according to genre. Press the MENU button to add a station to your preset list.

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    DSM-320RD. These tracks can be enjoyed for the duration of your Napster Files downloaded with Napster type of copy protection. These files can be played on the DSM-320RD if you use ® the Windows Media Connect software. This software can only be run on Windows...

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    Online Media (continued) ™ Napster (continued) You can search by artist, track names, album names, and even search other member’s collections. Select a track that you want to download. Click the download button to download the file to your computer. The library window will display the download status.

  • Page 78: Napster

    Important! You need to use the Windows Media Connect protected files that you download from Napster Be sure to select the Windows server as the default server in the DSM-320RD System Setup if you want to access content downloaded from Napster ™...

  • Page 79: Rhapsody

    If you already have an account with Rhapsody software installed on your computer, please skip to page 86 - Configuring Rhapsody ™ for use with the DSM-320RD. ™ also offers access to Internet radio stations and ™ software running on a computer ™...

  • Page 80: For Users New To Rhapsody

    Online Media (continued) For Users New to Rhapsody The D-Link DSM-320RD CD-ROM contains a link to the latest version of the Rhapsody software. Click Online Media Services Note: You can also get to the link by visiting our website at

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    Online Media (continued) For Users New to Rhapsody The installation software will begin downloading to your computer. Click Next Please read the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these terms, the installation process can not occur. Click I agree ™...

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    Online Media (continued) For Users New to Rhapsody Select a destination folder for the software installation or use the default location. Click Next If you are connecting through a proxy server you can enter the settings here. If you are unsure, leave it as is.

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    Online Media (continued) ™ For Users New to Rhapsody (continued) By default the options are configured to create shortcuts on your Desktop and on the Quick Launch toolbar. Click Finish Click Register Now! Fill in the blank fields to begin the registration process.

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    Online Media (continued) For Users New to Rhapsody Complete the registration information on this page. Click Next Click Finish ™ (continued)

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    Select the service plan that you would like to sign up for. Now that you’ve installed the Rhapsody need to configure the software for use with the DSM-320RD. Please follow the steps on the following page to configure the software. ™...

  • Page 86: Configuring Rhapsody™ For Use With The Dsm-320rd

    Online Media (continued) Configuring Rhapsody ™ To use Rhapsody with your DSM-320RD you need to enable the UPnP Server within the User Settings. To do this, launch the Rhapsody follow the steps below. Go to Options and select User Settings...

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    Once your library is configured, you can access the Rhapsody your DSM-320RD just as you would with media stored on your computer. ™ for use with the DSM-320RD ™...

  • Page 88: Setup

    Setup If you want to change the configuration of your setup you can press the SETUP button on the remote control. For an explanation of the terminology used in the Setup functions, please see the Glossary. Press SETUP on your remote control to access the setup features.

  • Page 89: Wireless

    The CLEAR button will erase the entire field. Use the left arrow to erase one character. IP: Enter the IP address of the DSM-320RD. Netmask: Enter the subnet mask of the DSM-320RD. Gateway: Enter the IP address of the router on your network.

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    The ASCII string is converted to HEX for use over the network. Four keys can be defined, so that you can change keys easily. WPA-PSK-TKIP requires your router and the DSM-320RD to have the same pre-shared key to establish a wireless connection.

  • Page 91: System

    System Restart: Navigate to this button by using the down arrow on your remote control. Press ENTER on the remote control to restart the DSM-320RD. System Reset: You will lose all current settings when selecting this option.

  • Page 92: Dvd

    Setup (continued) Audio Language: To change the audio language, press ENTER on the remote control with the Audio Language field highlighted. Use the up or down arrow to make your selection and press ENTER. Subtitle: To change the subtitle language, press ENTER on the remote control with the Subtitle field highlighted.

  • Page 93: General

    Setup (continued) General The General option contains a submenu of four options: Audio/Video Aspect ratio: The aspect ratio can be adjusted to match the capture settings of your video clips. Video Output: You can select the video output from this screen or by pressing the VIDEO OUT button on the remote control from any screen.

  • Page 94: Additional Settings

    Setup (continued) Additional Settings Screen Saver Delay: Select the amount of idle time before the screen saver appears. Choose a time between 1-30 minutes. Use the up and down arrows on your remote control to navigate through the list. Press the ENTER button on your remote control to make a selection.

  • Page 95: Memory Card

    Setup (continued) Memory Card Auto Playback: Enabling the Auto Playback function will automatically play the slideshow of files when you enter the Memory Card menu. Adjust Video Composite (RCA and S-Video): Selecting this option will allow you to adjust the Contrast, Brightness, and Hue of an RCA and/or S- Video connection to your monitor.

  • Page 96: Version

    Please visit for the latest version of the Media Server software. Note: If you have a version of the D-Link Media Server already installed on your system, please uninstall the software and restart your system before installing a newer version of the D-Link Media Server software.

  • Page 97: Frequently Asked Questions

    Video - MPEG 1, 2, and 4, AVI, XVID Images - JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, JPEG2000 What do I need to set up the D-Link’s DSM-320RD? You must have a Microsoft Windows-based home network in place, with at least one PC running Microsoft Windows XP/2000.

  • Page 98

    Windows on configuring Windows Can I use my Universal remote control? No, the DSM-320RD is not compatible with a universal remote but you can use a remote with learning ability. Can I connect the DSM-320RD directly to a PC...

  • Page 99: Troubleshooting

    I’ve updated the firmware on my DSM-320RD but all of the features do not work. Be sure you’ve updated to the latest version of the D-Link Media Server software as well. You can download the latest version at

  • Page 100

    A possible cause for this problem may be that the disc is not in good condition and has cracks or scratches on its surface. Please try to clean or replace the disc. Another possible cause is that the DSM-320RD is located too close to an amplifier. If this is the case, please move any speakers further away from the DSM-320RD.

  • Page 101

    If using a wired network, verify the Ethernet cable is properly attached to your DSM-320RD and to a network switch, hub or router. Verify that the switch, hub or router is powered on. If you are using static IP addresses, verify the IP address and netmask are in the same range as other addresses on your network.

  • Page 102

    44.1 kHz. I am not able to play certain media files. The DSM-320RD supports most industry standard file formats but even supported file formats can be encoded in ways that are not supported. Try exporting media with different encoding settings or using different...

  • Page 103

    Copy the playlist to your shared music folder or click on the Media Server icon to add or change your folder options. How do I reset my DSM-320RD? Under normal circumstances, you should not need to reset your media player.

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    I am unable to access Napster Make sure you have Windows are sharing the folder that contains the Napster Make sure you have validated the D-Link Media Connect. I was able to browse and play content from my media player, but now I can no longer browse or play any content from my media server.

  • Page 105

    If you are sharing gigabytes of content, especially videos, please make sure that you are not running any other software that requires high CPU usage. It takes a long time to share files with the D-Link Media Server. If you are sharing gigabytes of content with your media server software, it may take several minutes depending on the size of the content you are sharing.

  • Page 106: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Network • TCP/IP (DHCP or Static IP Address) • 802.11g Wireless (Supports up to 54Mbps transfer rate) • 802.11b Wireless (Supports up to 11Mbps transfer rate) • Wired LAN: 10/100Mbps Media Streaming Protocol • HTTP Supported Audio Formats*: •...

  • Page 107

    Technical Specifications (continued) Antenna: • Type: 2.4GHz swivel-type monopole antenna • Frequency: 2.4GHz to 2.5GHz • Impedance: 50 ohms • Gain: 2dBi Dimensions • H x W x L: 1.5” x 11.25” x 16.75” • Weight: 5.5 pounds Security: • Hardware based WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) and WPA-PSK •...

  • Page 108: Appendix

    PC’s power settings. Do not allow your computer to enter a standby power state, or you will have to “wake up” your PC to view music or photos on your DSM-320RD. However, your monitor can be in a low power state or turned off. To change your power settings on Windows XP: 1.

  • Page 109: Wireless Installation Considerations

    RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business. The key to maximizing wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines: Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the DSM-320RD and other network devices to a minimum. Each wall or ceiling can reduce your DSM-320RD’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters).

  • Page 110: Audio And Video Cables Guide

    Appendix (continued) Audio and Video Cables Guide...

  • Page 111: Glossary

    Connection Sharing software. If you are using a DHCP-capable device in your network, you will not need to assign a static IP address to your DSM-320RD. However, if you do not have a DHCP-capable device in your network, you will need to assign a static IP address to your DSM-320RD.

  • Page 112

    Wireless: Devices networked using radio frequencies instead of physical cabling. WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access with Pre-Shared Key): A security protocol for wireless local area networks that requires that the router and DSM-320RD have the same pre-shared key in order to establish a wireless connection.

  • Page 113: Music

    Glossary (continued) Music AIFF is short for Audio Interchange File Format, an audio format that was developed by Apple Computer and is the standard audio format for Macintosh computers. AIFF use a .AIF or .IEF extension. M3U is a playlist format and is the default playlist format of WinAMP and most other media player software.

  • Page 114: Photo

    Glossary (continued) Photo BMP: The standard bit-mapped graphics format used in the Windows environment. By convention, graphics files in the BMP format end with a .BMP extension. GIF: Pronounced jiff or giff and stands for graphics interchange format, it is a bit-mapped graphics file format.

  • Page 115: Video

    Glossary (continued) Video AVI: Short for Audio Video Interleave, the Windows standard. See under DivX: Is a video format that is MPEG-4 compliant and widely used on the Internet for encoding video files. MPEG: Short for Moving Picture Experts Group, and pronounced “empeg”. MPEG generally produces better-quality achieves high compression...

  • Page 116: Warranty

    D-Link’s sole obligation shall be to repair or replace the defective Hardware during the Warranty Period at no charge to the original owner or to refund at D-Link’s sole discretion. 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 have an identical make, model or part.

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    RMA number must be prominently marked on the outside of the package. Do not include any manuals or accessories in the shipping package. D-Link will only replace the defective portion of the Product and will not ship back any accessories.

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    D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc., as stipulated by the United States Copyright Act of 1976. Contents are subject to change without prior ©...

  • Page 119: Registration

    Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights.

  • Page 120: Contacting Technical Support

    Contacting Technical Support Technical Support You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States and within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product.

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