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    P.O. Box 4010 Cupertino, CA 95015-4010 © 2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. All rights reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, FireWire, iPod, iTunes, Mac, Macintosh, and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries/regions. iTunes Music Store is a service mark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S.

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    Contents Quick Start What You Need to Get Started Setting Up iPod to Play Music Using iPod 13 Using iPod Controls 20 Connecting and Disconnecting iPod 25 Organizing and Transferring Your Music 33 Transferring and Viewing Digital Photos 44 Adjusting iPod Settings 49 Using the Extra Features of Your iPod 52 Charging the iPod Battery Tips and Troubleshooting...

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    Learning More, Service, and Support Safety and Cleaning Index Contents...

  • Page 5: Quick Start

    Quick Start Congratulations on purchasing your Apple iPod from HP. Read this section to get started using iPod quickly. iPod works with your PC. Import and organize songs and photos on your PC, then transfer them to iPod for listening and viewing on the go.

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    Learning to Use iPod Read this chapter to set up iPod and get started playing music quickly. To learn more about playing music on iPod and using some of its other features, see “Using iPod” on page 13. iPod Features iPod is a music player and much more.

  • Page 7: What You Need To Get Started

    What You Need to Get Started To use iPod with a PC, you must have: • A PC with: • Built-in high-power USB 2.0 (or a high-power USB 2.0 card installed) ® • Or built-in FireWire (or a FireWire card installed) and the optional iPod Dock Connector to FireWire Cable High-power USB 2.0 port 6-pin FireWire 400 port...

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    Your iPod includes the following components: iPod iPod USB Power Adapter iPod Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable Earphones Quick Start...

  • Page 9: Setting Up Ipod To Play Music

    Setting Up iPod to Play Music To set up iPod, you charge the battery, install software from the iPod CD, and import songs from your music CD collection or from the iTunes Music Store (available in some countries/regions only) into iTunes. Then you transfer the songs from iTunes to iPod for listening on the go.

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    Step 2: Install the Software Insert the iPod CD into your PC to install iTunes and the iPod software. Step 3: Import Music to Your PC Complete this step if you haven’t already transferred music to your PC. You can import music from your audio CDs, or if you have an Internet connection, you can buy music online and download it to your PC using the iTunes Music Store.

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    Step 4: Connect iPod and Transfer Music Connect iPod to your PC using the included iPod Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable. To transfer songs to iPod: When you connect iPod to your PC, iTunes opens. Follow the simple onscreen instructions to transfer songs and playlists to iPod.

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    Step 5: Play Music When the song transfer is complete, the main menu or a large battery icon appears. Squeeze both sides of the Dock connector to disconnect the cable from iPod. Then use the Click Wheel and Select button to browse for a song. Press the Play or Select button and enjoy! To learn how to import photos to your PC, transfer them to iPod, and view them on iPod or on a television, see “Transferring and Viewing Digital Photos”...

  • Page 13: Using Ipod

    Using iPod Read this section to learn about using iPod controls, transferring music, transferring and viewing photos, charging the battery, and using the extra features of your iPod. Using iPod Controls Press any button to turn on iPod. The main menu appears.

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    Use the Click Wheel and Select button to navigate through onscreen menus, play songs, change settings, and view information. Move your thumb lightly around the Click Wheel to highlight a menu item. Press the Select button to select the item. Press Menu on the Click Wheel to go back to the previous menu. Headphones and AV port iPod Remote port Hold switch...

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    To do this... Do this Reset iPod Toggle the Hold switch (set it to Hold, then turn (For use during troubleshooting) it off again). Then press the Menu and Select buttons simultaneously for about 6 seconds, until the Apple logo appears. Turn on iPod Press any button.

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    To do this... Do this Skip to any point in a song From the Now Playing screen, press the Select button to show the scrubber bar (if you see album artwork, press it again). Then scroll to any point in the song. Skip to the next song Press Next/Fast-forward.

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    Disabling iPod Buttons Using the Hold Switch If you’re carrying iPod in your pocket and you don’t want to press the buttons or turn it on accidentally, you can make the buttons inactive. Set the Hold switch to Hold. ■ Slide the switch toward the center (so you can see the orange bar) to...

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    Making Playlists on iPod You can set iPod to play the songs you want in the order you want. When you create a list of songs on your iPod, the songs appear in an On-The-Go playlist. To create an On-The-Go playlist: Highlight a song and press and hold the Select button until the song title flashes.

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    To transfer On-The-Go playlists to your PC: If iPod is set to transfer songs automatically (see page 29), and you create an ■ On-The-Go playlist, the playlist automatically transfers to iTunes when you connect iPod. You see the new On-The-Go playlist in the iTunes Source list. You can rename or delete the new playlist, just as you would any other playlist in iTunes.

  • Page 20: Connecting And Disconnecting Ipod

    To see album artwork on your iPod: Play a song that has album artwork. From the Now Playing screen, press the Select button. If you don’t see artwork, either that song doesn’t have album artwork, or you need to set iTunes to allow iPod to display album artwork (see above).

  • Page 21: Disconnecting Ipod

    By default, iPod imports songs automatically when you connect it to your PC. When this automatic transfer is done, you can disconnect iPod. If you connect iPod to a different PC and it is set to transfer songs automatically, iTunes prompts you before transferring any music. Clicking No, maintains the songs you currently have on your iPod.

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    To eject iPod: Click the Eject button ( ) next to iPod in the iTunes Source list. ■ You can eject iPod by clicking the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the Windows system tray and selecting your iPod. To disconnect iPod: •...

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    Connecting iPod Using the iPod Dock (Available Separately) The iPod Dock holds iPod upright as it charges or transfers music. Connect the Dock to your PC using the iPod Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable, then put iPod in the Dock. The optional iPod Dock (for iPod with color display) is available for purchase at Using iPod...

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    iPod connector Dock connector port Line Out port S-video Out port Port Dock connector Connect the Dock to your PC or the power adapter using the port included USB 2.0 cable. iPod connector Place iPod into the Dock to charge iPod, transfer songs, view photos, and listen to music.

  • Page 25: Organizing And Transferring Your Music

    To play music from iPod using the Dock: Place iPod in the Dock. Connect the speakers or stereo to the Dock Line Out port using an audio cable with a 3.5 millimeter stereo miniplug. Use the iPod controls to play a song. When the Dock is connected to an external audio source, use the volume controls on the external source to change the volume.

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    • Add music from CDs to your music library, so you don’t need to have the CD in the drive to play music • Make your own CDs (if your PC has a CD burner) • Publish your playlists, called “iMixes,” to the iTunes Music Store •...

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    Audio File Formats Supported by iPod • AAC (M4A, M4B, M4P) (up to 320 Kbps) • Apple Lossless (a high-quality compressed format) • MP3 (up to 320 Kbps) • MP3 Variable Bit Rate (VBR) • WAV • AA ( spoken word, formats 2, 3, and 4) •...

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    You can create as many playlists as you like using any of the songs in your PC’s music library. Putting a song in a playlist doesn’t remove it from the library. When you connect and update iPod, the playlists are transferred to iPod. To browse through playlists, select Music >...

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    Transferring Songs and Playlists to iPod Automatically By default, iPod updates automatically when you connect it to your PC. To transfer music to iPod automatically: Simply connect iPod to your PC using the included USB 2.0 cable. ■ iPod must be set to transfer music automatically. To set iPod to transfer music automatically: Select iPod in the iTunes Source list and click the Options button.

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    To update iPod with only certain songs: In iTunes, check the boxes next to songs you want to transfer (by default, all songs are checked). Select iPod in the iTunes Source list and click the Options button. Options button Select “Only update checked songs.” To set iPod to update only selected playlists: In iTunes, select iPod in the Source list and click the Options button.

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    To set iPod to transfer songs manually: In iTunes, select iPod in the Source list and click the Options button. Options button Select “Manually manage songs and playlists.” To transfer a song or playlist to iPod manually: In iTunes, drag a song or playlist to iPod in the Source list. ■...

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    To create a new playlist on iPod: Select iPod in the iTunes Source list and click the Add (+) button. Drag songs to the new playlist. To modify a playlist on iPod: Drag a song to a playlist on iPod to add the song. Select a song in a playlist and ■...

  • Page 33: Transferring And Viewing Digital Photos

    Seeing How Many Songs and Photos Are on iPod To see how many songs and photos are stored on iPod, how much disk space is left, and other information, select Settings > About in the iPod main menu. Transferring and Viewing Digital Photos You can import digital photos from a digital camera to your PC, then transfer them and view them on iPod.

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    To transfer photos from a PC to iPod using Photoshop Album or Photoshop Elements: Open iTunes and select iPod in the iTunes Source list. Then click the Options button. Options button Click Photos and select “Synchronize photos from.” Then choose Photoshop Album or Photoshop Elements from the pop-up menu.

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    Open iTunes and select iPod in the iTunes Source list. Then click the Options button. Options button Click Photos and select “Synchronize photos from.” Choose “Choose Folder” from the pop-up menu and select the folder containing your photos. To transfer full-resolution image files to iPod: When you transfer photos to iPod, iTunes optimizes the photos for viewing.

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    Transferring Photos Directly From a Camera or Photo Card Reader to iPod: Using the optional iPod Camera Connector or an iPod–compatible photo card reader (available for purchase at and a standard digital camera, you can store and view photos on iPod, then delete them from the camera or photo card and take more pictures.

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    To import photos from a USB digital camera or photo card reader to iPod: Turn on iPod and attach the optional iPod Camera Connector. Turn on your camera (or card reader) and connect it to iPod using the USB cable that came with your camera.

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    To store photos from an iPod-compatible photo card reader on iPod: Insert a photo card into the photo card reader and connect the photo card reader to the Dock connector port on iPod. Select Import. Photos are listed on iPod by roll number. Note: Some digital photo storage devices may work differently.

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    To erase photos from a camera or photo card: Import photos from the camera or card (see above). Select Erase Card. All photos are deleted from the camera or card. For more information about using an iPod–compatible photo card reader, see the instructions that came with the reader.

  • Page 40: Viewing Photos

    Viewing Photos You can view photos on iPod manually or as a slideshow. If you have the optional iPod AV Cable, you can connect iPod to a television and view photos as a slideshow with music. To view photos on iPod: On iPod, select Photos >...

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    • To set the length of time each slide is displayed before advancing, select Time Per Slide and choose a time. • To set the music that plays during slideshows, select Music and choose a playlist. If you’re using iPhoto, you can choose From iPhoto to copy the iPhoto music setting.

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    To connect iPod to a television: Your television must have RCA video and audio ports, or an S-video port. Connect the optional iPod AV Cable to the Headphones port on iPod. You can also connect the iPod AV Cable to the Line Out port on the iPod Dock and put iPod in the Dock.

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    Connecting iPod using S-video: For increased visual clarity, you can also connect iPod to a television, video receiver, or other device that has an S-video port using an S-video cable and the iPod Dock. You can purchase audio and S-video cables at To hear music with the slideshow, you must connect an audio cable to the Line Out port on the iPod Dock and to an audio input port on the television or...

  • Page 44: Adjusting Ipod Settings

    To view a slideshow on a television: Connect iPod to a television as shown above. Turn on your television and set it to display from the input ports to which your iPod is connected. See the documentation that came with your television for more information.

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    To set iPod to shuffle songs or albums every time you play a song: Select Settings from the iPod main menu. Set Shuffle to Songs or to Albums. When you set iPod to shuffle songs by selecting Settings > Shuffle, iPod shuffles songs within the list (album or playlist, for example) from which the songs are playing.

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    Setting the Click Wheel Sound When you scroll through menu items, you can hear a clicking sound through the iPod internal speaker to let you know the Click Wheel is working. You can set the Click Wheel sound to play through the headphones instead, or you can turn it off. To set how iPod plays the Click Wheel sound: Select Settings from the iPod main menu.

  • Page 47: Using The Equalizer

    To set iPod to use the iTunes volume settings: Select Settings > Sound Check. ■ If you have not activated Sound Check in iTunes, setting it on iPod has no effect. Using the Equalizer You can use equalizer presets to change iPod sound to suit a particular music genre or style.

  • Page 48: Setting The Language

    Adding or Removing Items From the Main Menu You can add often-used items to the iPod main menu. For example, you can add a “Songs” item to the main menu, so you don’t have to select Music before you select Songs. To add or remove items from the main menu: Select Settings >...

  • Page 49: Using The Extra Features Of Your Ipod

    Using the Extra Features of Your iPod Using iPod as an External Hard Disk You can use iPod as a hard disk, to store and transfer data files. To enable iPod as a hard disk: In iTunes, select iPod in the Source list and click the Options button. Options button Click General and select “Enable disk use.”...

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    Preventing iTunes From Opening Automatically If you use iPod primarily as a hard disk, you may want to keep iTunes from opening automatically when you connect iPod to your PC. To prevent iTunes from opening automatically when you connect iPod to your PC: In iTunes, select iPod in the Source list and click the Options button.

  • Page 51: Setting The Alarm

    Setting the Alarm You can use iPod as an alarm clock. To set an alarm: Select Extras > Clock > Alarm Clock. Set Alarm to On. Select a sound. If you select Beep, the alarm is audible through the internal speaker. If you select a playlist, you’ll need to connect iPod to speakers or headphones to hear the alarm.

  • Page 52: Charging The Ipod Battery

    Recording Voice Memos You can record voice memos using an optional iPod-compatible microphone (available for purchase at You can store voice memos on your iPod and transfer them to your PC. Playing Games iPod has a number of games. To play a game: Select Extras >...

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    To charge the battery using your PC: Connect iPod to a high-power USB 2.0 port on your PC. The PC must be turned on and not in sleep mode. Important: While songs, photos, or files are transferred using USB 2.0, the iPod battery loses charge.

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    To charge the battery using the iPod Power Adapter: Connect the AC plug adapter to the power adapter (they may already be assembled). Connect the iPod Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable to the power adapter, and plug the other end of the cable in to iPod. Plug the power adapter in to a working electrical outlet.

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    Battery States When iPod is not connected to a power source, a battery icon in the top-right corner of the iPod screen shows about how much charge is left. Battery less than 20% (red) Battery about halfway charged If iPod is connected to a power source, the battery icon changes to show that the battery is charging or fully charged.

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    Earphones iPod comes with a pair of high-quality earbud headphones with two pairs of earphone covers. If you like, you can place the earphone covers over the earphones. To use the earbud headphones: Plug them in to the Headphones port, then place the earbud in your ear as ■...

  • Page 57: Tips And Troubleshooting

    Tips and Troubleshooting Most problems with iPod can be solved quickly by following the advice in this chapter. If Your PC Does Not Complete the Start-up Process When iPod is Connected With the USB Cable On some PCs, when iPod is connected with the USB cable, it’s possible that your PC will not complete the start-up process.

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    Resetting iPod Most problems with iPod can be solved by resetting it. To reset iPod: Connect iPod to a power outlet using the iPod Power Adapter. Toggle the Hold switch on and off (set it to Hold, then turn it off again). Press and hold the Select and Menu buttons for at least 6 seconds, until the Apple logo appears.

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    If Your iPod Won’t Turn On or Respond • Make sure the Hold switch is off. • If that doesn’t work, connect iPod to the iPod Power Adapter and connect the adapter to a working electrical outlet. Your iPod battery may need to be recharged.

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    If Your iPod Isn’t Playing Music • Make sure the Hold switch is off. • If you’re using the optional iPod Remote, make sure the remote’s Hold switch is off. • Make sure the headphones connector is pushed in all the way. •...

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    • If you’re connecting iPod to a portable or notebook PC using the iPod Dock Connector to USB 2.0 Cable, connect the PC to a power outlet before connecting iPod. • If that doesn’t work, restart your PC. • If that doesn’t work, you may need to restore iPod software. See “iPod Software Update and Restore”...

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    If Songs or Data Transfer More Slowly Over USB 2.0 • If you transfer a large amount of songs or data using USB 2.0 and the iPod battery is low, iPod goes into a power-saving mode. Transfer speeds slow down considerably.

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    If You Accidentally Set iPod to Use a Language You Don’t Understand You can reset the language. Push Menu repeatedly until the main menu appears. Select the fourth menu item (Settings). Select the last menu item (Reset All Settings). Select the second menu item (Reset) and select a language. Other iPod settings, such as song repeat, are also reset.

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    If You Can’t See Photos on Your Television • If you transferred photos directly from a camera or card reader to iPod, you can’t see them in a slideshow on a TV. You must transfer photos from your camera to your PC, then transfer them to iPod using iTunes. •...

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    iPod Software Update and Restore iPod software is periodically updated to improve performance or add features. It is recommended that you update your iPod to use the latest software. You can choose either to update or to restore the iPod software. •...

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    Follow the onscreen instructions to update or restore iPod software. If you use the iPod Updater application and it doesn’t see that iPod is connected to your PC, reset iPod (see page 58). If you want to restore iPod software and you don’t have an Internet connection, you can use the iPod Updater application that was installed on your PC when you installed the software from the iPod CD.

  • Page 67: Learning More

    Learning More, Service, and Support There is more information about using iPod in onscreen help and on the Web. Onscreen Help • To learn more about using iTunes, open iTunes and choose Help > iTunes and Music Store Help. Online Resources For the latest information on iPod, go to For iPod service and support information, go to

  • Page 68: Obtaining Warranty Service

    Obtaining Warranty Service If the product appears to be damaged or does not function properly, please follow the advice in this User’s Guide, the onscreen help, and the online resources. If the unit still does not function, go to your Warranty and Support Guide for instructions on how to obtain warranty service.

  • Page 69: Safety And Cleaning

    Safety and Cleaning Read on to learn about using iPod safely and cleaning iPod. Important Safety Instructions When setting up and using your iPod, remember the following: • Read all the installation instructions carefully before you plug your iPod USB Power Adapter in to a power outlet.

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    Avoid Hearing Damage Warning Permanent hearing loss may occur if earbuds or headphones are used at high volume. You can adapt over time to a higher volume of sound, which may sound normal but can be damaging to your hearing. Set your iPod volume to a safe level before that happens.

  • Page 71: Using The Power Adapter

    Using the Power Adapter • Use only the power adapter that came with your iPod. Adapters for other electronic devices may look similar, but they may damage your iPod. • The only way to shut off power to your power adapter completely is to disconnect it from the power source.

  • Page 72: About Operating And Storage Temperatures

    About Operating and Storage Temperatures • Operate your iPod in a place where the temperature is always between 0º and 35º C (32º to 95º F). • Store your iPod in a place where the temperature is always between –20º and 45º C (–4º to 113º F). Don’t leave iPod in your car, since temperatures in parked cars can exceed this range.

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    Do Not Make Repairs Yourself Warning Do not attempt to open your iPod or power adapter, disassemble it, or remove the battery. You run the risk of electric shock and voiding the limited warranty. No user-serviceable parts are inside. For service, see “Learning More, Service, and Support” on page 67. Cleaning Follow these general rules when cleaning the outside of your iPod and its components:...

  • Page 74: Communications Regulation Information

    Communications Regulation Information FCC Compliance Statement You can determine whether your PC system is This device complies with part 15 of the FCC causing interference by turning it off. If the rules. Operation is subject to the following interference stops, it was probably caused by two conditions: (1) This device may not cause the PC or one of the peripheral devices.

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    Important: Changes or modifications to Industry Canada Statement this product not authorized by This Class B device meets all requirements of Hewlett-Packard Company could void the the Canadian interference-causing equipment EMC compliance and negate your authority regulations. to operate the product.

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    Battery HP and the Environment Your iPod contains a battery. Dispose of iPod At HP, we recognize our responsibility to according to your local environmental laws minimize the environmental impacts of our and guidelines. operations and products. Taiwan: For more information, go to Nederlands: Gebruikte batterijen kunnen worden ingeleverd bij de chemokar of in een...

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    Index Numerics Apple Lossless 27 converting 27 3.5 mm stereo miniplug to dual RCA-type formats not supported 27 connector cable 43 MP3 27 MP3 Variable Bit Rate 27 AA file format 27 WAV 27 AAC file format 27 audiobooks 32 AC plug adapter 54 AV Cable 42 AIFF file format 27...

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    battery disabling charge time 52 buttons 17 charging 9, 52 disabling buttons 15 charging on your PC 53 disconnecting 20 charging with iPod Power disconnecting cable 12 Adapter 54 disconnecting message 22 disposing 76 displaying album art 19 icons 53 Dock 23 states 55 about 24...

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    main menu, adding 48 main menu, removing 48 games 52 resetting 15 getting started 5 S-video, connecting 43 turning off 15 handling 73 turning on 15 hard disk 49 using as external hard disk 49 headphones 56 iPod Camera Connector 36 using 70 iPod Dock 23 hearing damage...

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    skipping 16 starting a slideshow 16 notes storing 38 reading 51 transferring 34 storing 51 from a camera 36 NTSC television broadcast 41 from a folder 34 from a photo card 36 online resources 67 full-resolution image files 35 On-The-Go playlists viewing 38, 40 adding a song 16 playing a list 15...

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    songs browsing 15 recording deleting 31 voice memos 52 fast-forwarding 16 registering 67 number of stored 33 regulation information 74 pausing 15 repairing 73 playing 15 repeating songs 45 playing a list 15 resetting iPod 15, 58 playing in random order 44 rewinding 16 playing previous 16 right sound input port 42...

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    spoken word audio 32 tips 57 setting the reading speed 32 transferring music 10, 29 stored photos 33 automatically setting 29 stored songs 33 from a CD 10 supported file formats 27 manually setting 31 S-video select songs 30 connecting 43 to iPod 11 S-video input port 43 transferring photos 34...

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    2.0 card 7 2.0 port 11 video input port 42 viewing album art 20 viewing photos 40 voice memos recording 52 volume level 15 warranty service 68 WAV file format 27 Index...

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