Toshiba Digital Audio Player Model: MEG201 Owner's Manual G Thank you for purchasing a Toshiba gigabeat Digital Audio Player. G Please read this manual carefully before using your gigabeat Digital Audio Player to ensure correct use of the product. G After reading the manual, keep it with you for future reference.
Only peripherals complying with the FCC Class B limits may be attached to this equipment. Operation with noncompliant peripherals or peripherals not recommended by Toshiba is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception. Changes or modifications made to this equipment not expressly approved by Toshiba or parties authorized by Toshiba could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Safety Precautions Safety icons This manual contains safety instructions that must be observed in order to avoid potential hazards that could result in personal injuries, damage to your equipment, or loss of data. These safety cautions have been classified according to the seriousness of the risk, and the icons highlight these instructions as follows: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided,...
AC adapter. Continuing to use the product may result in fire, electric shock or burn, possibly resulting in serious injury. For repair, contact Toshiba’s Customer Service at 1-866- 553-3323 (1-949-583-3878 outside the United States) If water or other foreign object should enter the equipment, turn off the power and disconnect the AC adapter.
In the event of battery leakage, the fluid may ignite and cause explosion, possibly resulting in serious injury. For repair service contact Toshiba’s Customer Service at 1-866-553-3323 (1-949-583-3878 outside the United States). Do not charge the built-in battery other than by the specified method.
Safety Precautions (Continued) Do not subject the display surface to impact. Doing so may result in a damaged display, broken glass or leaking fluid possibly resulting in serious injury. If fluid should enter your eye or adhere to your body or clothes, immediately rinse it away with clean water.
Do not cover the AC adapter with a cushion or place it near a heater or on a carpet when the adapter is conducting current. Doing so may result in fire, possibly resulting in serious injury. Do not subject the AC adapter’s power cable to any of the following: G Scratching, extending or otherwise modifying, or heating G Pulling, placing below a heavy object, or pinching G Bending with force, twisting or bundling...
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Important Information on Use Handling the Product Do not subject the product to strong impact, as it may damage the product or destroy the recorded data. Do not apply unnecessary force to the product's display surface, as it may damage the display. Placing the product in a bag along with hard objects may damage the product in the event of contact with those objects.
User Product Registration Request G Registered users may receive information regarding services and products relating to the product as deemed appropriate by TOSHIBA. We recommend that you complete the product registration as soon a possible. Failure to complete and submit your production registration form will not diminish your rights under...
Disk” in the TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner’s Manual. Regularly back up the data in the internal hard disk so that it can be recovered in the event of corruption or loss. TOSHIBA shall not be liable whatsoever for loss of data stored on the internal hard disk.
G To replace the built-in battery, contact Toshiba’s Customer Service at 1-866-553-3323 (1-949-583-3878 outside the United States). Once the battery has been replaced, the authorized Toshiba service provider will dispose of the old battery in accordance with government regulations. Never disassemble the product. Take it to an authorized Toshiba service provider for any repair service.
AC Adapter When using the AC adapter, carefully read and observe the information in “Safety Precautions” p. 6) as well as the following instructions. Be sure to use the supplied AC adapter. The use of another adapter may result in damage, heat generation or fire, possibly resulting in serious injury.
I Selectable from among five display languages: English, Japanese, French, Spanish and German I Audio data can be easily transferred from a PC using TOSHIBA Audio Application pre-installed in the gigabeat. I Windows Media Player 9 Series can be used to record music CDs and transfer the data to the gigabeat.
Audio data can be transferred from a PC to the gigabeat by using supplied TOSHIBA Audio Application and it can be played on the gigabeat. For details on audio data transfer or TOSHIBA Audio Application, refer to the TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner’s Manual. You can also transfer audio data to the gigabeat using Windows Media Player 9 Series.
TOSHIBA using Windows Audio Media Player 9 Application Series Prepare the PC: Prepare the PC: Install TOSHIBA Audio Application Install Windows Media driver for in the PC. gigabeat in the PC.* TOSHIBA Audio TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner’s Application Owner’s Manual, p.
Overview of the Product (Continued from the previous page) I About TOSHIBA Audio Application TOSHIBA Audio Application is designated for transferring audio data (MP3, WMA or WAV files) to the gigabeat. Audio data will be encrypted and recorded in the gigabeat. You can also edit playlists using TOSHIBA Audio Application.
21) Jog switch ( p. 21) VOL (-) / button ( p. 21) USB 2.0 connector (Port B) TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner’s Manual, p. 14) AC adapter jack p. 24) Charge indicator ( p. 25) Display screen ( p. 22)
Names of Parts (Continued from the previous page) I Battery Charging Stand AC adapter jack USB 1.1 connector (Port A) G How to Connect the gigabeat and the Battery Charging Stand Insert all the way to the end. I Wired Remote Controller VOL (-) button button VOL (+) button...
Button Operations The buttons function differently in the Play window and other windows. I Functions of Main Unit Buttons MENU button Play window Other windows Press Displays the Menu window Displays the Menu window Displays the Folder window Displays the Play window Press for two seconds and shows the position of or longer.
Display Windows I Play window Information regarding the current audio data is displayed. Playback status Indicates the playback status with the moving icon Pause: The icon stops. Fast forward or reverse: The icon moves quickly. Play mode ( p. 31) Equalizer ( p.
I Menu window Pressing the MENU button will display the Menu window on the screen. Pressing the MENU button again will close the Menu window. If no operation is BROWSE performed, the Menu window will close in SKIP FOLDER approximately 10 seconds. REGISTER BOOKMK Selecting BROWSE, PLAY or SETUP in PLAY MODE...
Charging the Battery The gigabeat is equipped with a built-in battery. When the AC adapter is connected to the gigabeat, charging begins automatically. If you are using the gigabeat for the first time after purchase, or when the gigabeat hasn't been used for a prolonged period, fully charge the battery beforehand.
The charge time will vary depending on the condition of the built-in battery, ambient temperature, etc. If USB connection ( TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner's Manual, p. 14) is maintained for a prolonged period while the gigabeat is being charged, the charge may stop temporarily to limit the temperature increase in the gigabeat.
Turning the Power ON/OFF G Preparation Set the BATTERY switch to ON. ( p. 24) If you are using the gigabeat for the first time after purchase or when the remaining battery power is low, connect the AC adapter. ( p.
Playing Audio Data G Preparation Transfer audio data to the gigabeat beforehand. See the TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner’s Manual for the procedure for transferring audio data. Connect the wired remote controller to the headphone jack on the gigabeat. Connect the supplied headphones to the wired remote controller.
Playing the Audio Data Selected in the Browse Window You can select a folder, playlist or audio data for playback. For the procedure to create a folder or playlist, see the TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner's Manual. Press the MENU button.
Selecting the playlist named latest 100* will play the recently transferred audio data. * This is the factory setting. You can change the name by using the history setting function of TOSHIBA Audio Application. ( TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner’s Manual, p. 36) It may take one or two minutes until playback begins in case the selected folder contains hundreds audio files.
Playing Audio Data (Continued from the previous page) Fast Forward/Reverse Tilt and hold the Jog switch up/down during playback. Fast reverse Down : Fast forward When the end or beginning of a given audio data is reached, the gigabeat will move to the next or previous audio data. Releasing the switch will return the Playback mode.
Setting the Play Mode You can select a desired play mode, such as repeating or randomizing. Press the MENU button in the Play window. The Menu window appears. BROWSE SKIP FOLDER REGISTER BOOKMK PLAY MODE Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select “PLAY MODE”, and then press the Jog switch.
Setting the Play Mode (Continued from the previous page) Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select the desired play mode, and then press the Jog switch. The mode is set and the screen returns to the Play window. Playback in the selected mode will start immediately if the gigabeat is currently playing, or after pressing the Jog switch if the gigabeat is paused.
Playing Intro You can play the beginning of each audio data for 10 seconds or one minute. Press the MENU button in the Play window. The Menu window appears. BROWSE SKIP FOLDER REGISTER BOOKMK PLAY MODE Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select “INTRO”, and then press the Jog switch.
Setting the Equalizer Mode You can select a desired equalizer mode. Press the MENU button in the Play window. The Menu window appears. BROWSE SKIP FOLDER REGISTER BOOKMK PLAY MODE Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select “EQUALIZER”, and then press the Jog switch. EQUALIZER FLAT BASS...
Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select the desired equalizer mode, and then press the Jog switch. The equalizer mode is set and the screen returns to the Play window. Tilting the Jog switch up/down will select the sound-quality setting of the selected equalizer mode only temporarily.
Bookmarking You can bookmark your favorite audio data. By bookmarking audio files you can play only the bookmarked files while excluding unwanted files. Tilt the Jog switch up/down in the Folder window to select the audio data you want to bookmark. Pops Pops Playlist...
Viewing Bookmarked Audio Data Tilt the Jog switch up/down in the Browse window to select “BOOKMARK”, and then press the Jog switch. The bookmarked audio data will be BOOKMARK displayed. Audiodata You can play the selected audio data by Audiodata pressing the Jog switch.
Moving Audio Data to the recycle bin You can move unwanted audio data or playlists to the recycle bin. Once in the recycle bin, the files no longer become playback targets. You can delete the data in the recycle bin altogether at a later time.
To restore audio data, etc., from the recycle bin, select a desired file in the Recycle Bin window, press the MENU button to display the Menu window, and select RESTORE FILE. If the gigabeat was reset or has shut down due to a dead battery, the recycle bin contents effective in the last session will be restored the next time the gigabeat is started.
Viewing/Playing the Library Transferring audio data from a PC to the gigabeat will create a library based on the corresponding song information. You can select LIBRARY in the Browse window to view and play audio data by artist or album. I Library Folder Structure Library Artist...
Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select “LIBRARY”, and then press the Jog switch. The library will be displayed. LIBRARY ARTIST ALBUM Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select “ARTIST” or “ALBUM”, and then press the Jog switch. If Artist is selected, the artist name folder(s) ARTIST will be displayed.
Viewing Audio Data Information You can view the information of any audio data, playlist or folder. Tilt the Jog switch up/down in the Folder window to select the audio data or other item whose information you want to view. Pops Pops Playlist Audiodata...
Folder Structure and Audio Data Selection The gigabeat can record many audio data. The selection of desired audio data is made easier by arranging the folders in the gigabeat as shown below: Folders in the gigabeat Artist name 1 Album name 1 Audio data 1 Audio data 2 Album name 2...
1 selected will play audio data in the sequence of p, q. Pressing the The gigabeat can play or display only the audio data transferred by TOSHIBA Audio Application or Windows Media Player 9 Series. A maximum of 999 audio data can be played from one folder.
Changing/Checking Settings The gigabeat allows you to set various items such as play mode and beeper sound. Check the current settings or change to desired settings in the Setup window. Press the MENU button. The Menu window appears. BROWSE SKIP FOLDER REGISTER BOOKMK PLAY MODE Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select “SETUP”,...
Changing/Checking Settings (Continued from the previous page) LANGUAGE: Select the display language for the Menu window and error messages. The display language for the Play window and Browse window remains the same. PLAY MODE: Select repeating or randomizing. ( p. 31) EQUALIZER: Select the equalizer mode.
Tilt the Jog switch up/down to select “PLAY” or “BROWSE”, and then press the Jog switch. The screen will return to the Play window or Browse window. You can also select PLAY WINDOW in the Menu window of the Play window. You can also select SORT, BROWSE SETTING and DISPLAY FILE in the Menu window of the Folder window.
The date and time of the gigabeat will be used in the following operations: - Create, copy or move a folder in/to the gigabeat with TOSHIBA Audio Application - Create, copy or move a folder in/to the gigabeat with Windows Explorer - Create a file in the gigabeat with Windows Explorer See “Owner’s Manual - Network”...
Manual.) NO AUDIO DATA Transfer audio data to the gigabeat. (Refer to “Transferring FOUND Audio Data to the gigabeat” in the TOSHIBA Audio Application Owner’s Manual.) DATA ERROR The selected playlist or audio data is damaged. Use TOSHIBA Audio Application to transfer the data again. (Refer to “Transferring Audio Data to the gigabeat”...
Troubleshooting If you experience any of the following issues while using the gigabeat, check the following guide for the possible cause before contacting Toshiba’s Customer Service. Issue Cause Solution Reference page The gigabeat The BATTERY switch Set the BATTERY switch to doesn’t power up.
I Resetting If the issue cannot be resolved after taking the above corrective actions, reset the main unit by following the steps below: 1 Unplug the AC adapter from the main unit. 2 Set the BATTERY switch to OFF and then set it to ON again after approximately five seconds.
Specifications Built-in battery Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Weight Approx. 138 g (main unit only) External dimensions Approx. 76.5 mm x 12.7 mm x 89.5 mm (width x height x depth), excluding projections G MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3 (MP3) Audio format G Windows Media Audio (WMA) G PCM (WAV) Sampling frequency 22.05 to 48 kHz ( p.
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