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VELOCITY MP3
Featuring:
FLIPFLOP
Sampling
Sampling

User Guide

and Reference Manual
4295 Charter Street
Los Angeles Ca. 90058
www.AmericanAudio.us
12/05

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    VELOCITY MP3 ™ Featuring: FLIPFLOP Sampling Sampling User Guide and Reference Manual 4295 Charter Street Los Angeles Ca. 90058 www.AmericanAudio.us 12/05...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    PITCH ADJUSTMENTS PITCH SLIDER............................28 PITCH BENDING.............................29 FINE TUNE BPM..............................30 BUILT-IN EFFECTS SCRATCH/SKID........................31 FILTER/PHASE........................32 ECHO/FLANGER/ROBOT.......................32 TRANS/PAN..........................33 CHANGING PARAMETERS........................33 FX MIX..............................34 JOG WHEEL SENSITIVITY...........................36 ACCESSING MP3 FOLDERS..........................37 FLIP-FLOP™.............................38 WARRANTY...........................39 SPECIFICATIONS..........................40 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 2 © ®...
  • Page 3: Important Information

    SI LES LAMES PEUVENT ETRE INSEREES A of important operating and maintenance FOND SANS EN LAISSER AUCUNE PARTIE A (servicing) instructions in the user manual accompanying the CD player. DECOUVERT. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 3 © ®...
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    EQUIPMENT GROUND CLAMPS POWER SERVICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM Fig. A (NEC ART 250, PART H) NEC — NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 4 © ®...
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    C. The CD Player has been exposed to ________________________________________ rain or water. Dealer Phone_____________________________ D. The CD Player does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 5 © ®...
  • Page 6: Unpacking

    UNPACKING Every Velocity Mp3™ has been thoroughly tested and has been shipped in perfect operating condi- tion. Carefully check the shipping carton for damage that may have occurred during shipping. If the carton appears to be damaged, carefully inspect your CD player for any damage and be sure all equip- ment necessary to operate the CD player has arrived intact.
  • Page 7: Features

    New cue points can be easily selected on the Velocity Mp3™ player (see setting cue points page 18). “Q” Start control is easy to use and mastering this feature will help you create amazing effects with your music.
  • Page 8: Set-up Installation

    CONTROL JACK CONNECTIONS: Use the supplied 1/8” mono mini plug cable to connect your Velocity Mp3™ to a mini jack connection (A or B) on a compatible American Audio ® “Fader Q Start” mixer. (This will enable the Fader “Q” Start function - See “Q” start control page 7).
  • Page 9: Controller Unit

    SEAMLESS LOOP mode. To exit will continue to play until the OUT BUTTON is loop, press the OUT BUTTON (2). LOOP and pressed once again. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 9 © ®...
  • Page 10 KNOB - This knob is used to either adjust the the track to the last set cue point (see setting a American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 10 © ®...
  • Page 11 30. P.S.P. (Pre Set Parameters) BUTTON - This bend function creates a momentary “Slow Down” button is used to activate the effect preset. Each in the CD’s BPM’s (Beats per minute) while it is American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 11 © ®...
  • Page 12 This adjustment can be made with or without a disk in the drive. The pitch adjust- American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 12 © ®...
  • Page 13: Transport Unit

    Label side up! The trayless transport sys- from the controller unit. Connect the supplied D-Plug cables from these jacks to the similar tem works similar to a car CD player. When a disc American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 13 © ®...
  • Page 14 NEVER REMOVE THE GROUND PRONG FROM THE POWER CABLE, DOING SO MAY RESULT IN IMPROPER OPERATION. 49. REMOTE 1 INPUT CONNECTOR - This con- American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 14 © ®...
  • Page 15: Vfd Display

    63. TIME BAR/SCRATCH INDICATOR - This bar gives a visual approximation of a track's or disc's remaining time. This bar will begin to flash when a CD American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 15 © ®...
  • Page 16: Basic Operations

    1. LOADING/EJECTING DISCS The Velocity Mp3™ can only play regular 5 inch CDs. 3 inch, odd shaped, and oval CDs are not compatible. When loading a CD into the transport drive, always hold the disc by it edge (see Figure 5). Load the disc label side up and slide it in the disc slot.
  • Page 17: Starting Playback

    PLAY/PAUSE BUTTON (23) will switch between play and pause modes. When the unit is in pause mode the PAUSE INDICATOR (54) in the VFD DISPLAY (17) will glow. The green PLAY/PAUSE BUTTON (23) LED will also begin to flash repeatedly. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 17 © ®...
  • Page 18: Frame Search

    CUE Point in any of the FLASH BUTTONS 1-3 (31). Pressing the CUE BUTTON (22), BOP BUTTON (34) or the IN BUTTON (33) will now return you to this exact point. Figure 13 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 18 © ®...
  • Page 19 Please note in order to access these cue points, the disc used to create the cue points must be in the drive. Figure 16 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 19 © ®...
  • Page 20: Creating A Seamless Loop

    VFD LOOP INDICATORS - During a seamless loop, RELOOP INDICATOR (68) will turn on in the VFD DISPLAY (17) indicating a loop is active. Figure 19 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 20 © ®...
  • Page 21 - FOR A SHORTER LOOP: Press the OUT BUTTON (2) at sooner point in the track (Figure 19). - FOR LONGER LOOP: Press the OUT BUTTON (2) at later point in the track (Figure 19). Figure 22 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 21 © ®...
  • Page 22: Using The Built-in Sampler

    12. Using the Built In Sampler: Your Velocity Mp3™ comes with an advanced built in sampler. You may store up to three samples on the three BANK/FLASH BUTTONS (31) (Once again please note you may only store either a CUE POINT or a SAMPLE into a BANK/FLASH BUTTON (31), not both).
  • Page 23 BUTTON (19) all parameters will remain in the unit's memory until they are changed again or main power is shut off, unless they are stored in to the unit's memory (see page 26 System Memory). Figure 28 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 23 © ®...
  • Page 24: Creating A Bop Effect

    (23) so music is playing (Figure 30). Figure 30 2) Press the IN BUTTON (33) (Figure 31) at the point you want your BOP to take place. Figure 31 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 24 © ®...
  • Page 25: Changing Time Display

    Use the flashing bar as a visual reminder that a track is ending. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 25 © ®...
  • Page 26: System Memory

    BASIC OPERATIONS (CONT.) 16. SYSTEM MEMORY: The Velocity Mp3 comes with an incredible memory system. The Velocity Mp3™ can memorize virtually every customized setting for a particular CD. The unit can memorize all customized effect parameters, cue points, and samples used on a particular disk. To store all your settings for a CD, press and hold down the MEMORY BUTTON (12) for at least one second.
  • Page 27: System Lock

    Close Time Mode, Sleep Mode, Text Scrolling Speed, and Touch Sensitivity. Press the TIME BUTTON (10) to exit Preset Mode. Figure 40 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 27 © ®...
  • Page 28: Pitch Adjustments

    LED just left of the slider will glow. When this slider is glowing there is zero pitch being applied to the track, regardless if the pitch function is on or off. Figure 43 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 28 © ®...
  • Page 29: Pitch Bending

    TON (26) will provide a slow down in the playback pitch. Figure 45 Holding down or tapping on the (+) PITCH BEND BUTTON (27) will provide a speed bump in the playback pitch. Figure 46 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 29 © ®...
  • Page 30: Fine Tune Bpm

    TAP BUT- TON for 2 secs. NOTE: If you leave the adjusted BPM count as is, it will carry over to the next song. Figure 49 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 30 © ®...
  • Page 31: Built-in Effects

    BUILT-IN EFFECTS The Velocity Mp3™ comes with nine built in effects. These effects can be used one at a time or you may choose to overlap the effects and use up to four at a time. The Built-in effects include Scratch, Skid, Filter, Phase, Flanger, Echo, Robot, Pan, and Trans.
  • Page 32: Scratch/skid

    PT will adjust the echo gap length (see "Parameters" in the next section). off time), and the PT will adjust the echo gap length. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 32 © ®...
  • Page 33: Trans/pan

    HOLD BUTTON (19) as in figure 58. When the hold function becomes activated, the hold button will begin to glow blue. Figure 57 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 33 © ®...
  • Page 34: Fx Mix

    You must be in continuos play mode for this effect to operate properly. Figure 61 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 34 © ®...
  • Page 35 You must be in continuos play mode for this effect to operate properly, if the unit is in single play mode the track will cue when the effect has played out. Figure 64 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 35 © ®...
  • Page 36: Jog Wheel Sensitivity

    JOG WHEEL (24) is released. One the JOG WHEEL (24) is released the unit will return to the last cue point. Figure 67 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 36 © ®...
  • Page 37: Accessing Mp3 Folders

    2) Now, turn the FOLDER KNOB (13) and turn it clockwise to scroll forward through the folders or turn it counter clockwise to scroll backwards through the folders. Figure 69 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 37 © ®...
  • Page 38 PARAMETER/FOLDER KNOB (15) to begin playback of your selected track. If you want to cancel Advanced Track Search without making any changes press the PARA- METER/FOLDER BUTTON (15). Figure 72 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Velocity Mp3™ Instruction Manual Page 38 © ®...
  • Page 39: Flip-flop

    1) Connect your system as described in the set up section below. 2) Set your American Audio® “Q” Deck™ mixer’s crossfader to the center position. 3) Set both sections of the Velocity Mp3™ to playback in single mode, SINGLE (69) should be indicated in the VFD (17).
  • Page 40: Warranty

    United States. If the entire instrument is sent, it must be shipped in its original package. No accessories should be shipped with the product. If any accessories are shipped with the product, American Audio® shall have no liability whatsoever for loss of or damage to any such accessories, nor for the safe return thereof.
  • Page 41: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL Model: American Audio® Velocity Mp3™ - Professional CD Player Type: Slot loading, digital compact disc audio player. Disc type: Standard size compact discs only (5 in / 12 cm discs) Applicable Mp3 File Extensions: mp3, MP3, mP3, and Mp3...
  • Page 42 SPECIFICATIONS System Object lens drive system optical pick-up Object lens drive system 2 dimensional parallel drive Tracking detection 3 spot beam detection Optical source Semiconductor laser Wave length 780nm Specifications and improvements in the design of this unit and this manual are subject to NOTES: change without any prior written notice.
  • Page 43 ©American Audio® World Headquarters: 4295 Charter Street Los Angeles, CA 90058 USA Tel: 323-582-3322 Fax: 323-582-3311 Web: www.AmericanAudio.us E-mail: info@americandj.com...

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