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  • Page 1: User Manual

    AIR3 Speakers for ��o�� ����� ��o�� ����� ASUS In�erne� Ra���o User Manual...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Notices......................4 Notes.for.this.manual................5 Welcome...............6 Package.contents..................6 Overview....................... 7 Features....................7 Supported.iPod.models..............7 Specifications....................8 Getting.to.know.your.AIR3.........9 Front.view..................... 9 Rear.view.....................10 Top.view......................12 Using.the.remote.control..............14 Turning.on.the.device................16 Main.menu....................17 Language.selection.................17 Text.entry.

  • Page 3

    Connecting.to.a.station.................25 Adding.a.station.to.My.Favorite............25 Adding.a.currently.played.radio.station........25 Adding.a.radio.station.from.the.list..........26 Adding.a.manually.entered.station..........26 Managing.My.Favorite................27 UPnP.playback............28 Configuring.UPnP.settings.on.PC............28 Playing.PC.music.on.AIR3..............30 Other.settings............31 Weather.forecasting................31 Checking.out.weather.forecasts..........31 Standby.mode.display..............32 Configuration....................33 Network....................33 Clock......................33 Alarm.....................33 Language.....................34 Dimmer....................34 Sleep.Timer..................35 Buffer.....................35 Weather....................35 Version.Update...................35 Reset......................36 Troubleshooting............37...

  • Page 4: Notices

    AIR3 No��ces Federal.Communications.Commission.Interference. Statement 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..This.equipment. generates,.uses.and.can.radiate.radio.frequency.energy.and,.if.not. installed.and.used.in.accordance.with.manufacturer’s.instructions,. may.cause.harmful.interference.to.radio.communications..However,. there.is.no.guarantee.that.interference.will.not.occur.in.a.particular. installation..If.this.equipment.does.cause.harmful.interference.to. radio.or.television.reception,.which.can.be.determined.by.turning. the.equipment.off.and.on,.the.user.is.encouraged.to.try.to.correct. the.interference.by.one.or.more.of.the.following.measures: •. Reorient.or.relocate.the.receiving.antenna. •. Increase.the.separation.between.the.equipment.and.receiver. •. Connect.the.equipment.to.an.outlet.on.a.circuit.different.from. that.to.which.the.receiver.is.connected. •. Consult.the.dealer.or.an.experienced.radio/TV.technician.for. help. This.device.complies.with.Part.15.of.the.FCC.Rules..Operation.is. subject.to.the.following.two.conditions: •. This.device.may.not.cause.harmful.interference,.and •. This.device.must.accept.any.interference.received.including. interference.that.may.cause.undesired.operation. FCC Caution: Any.changes.or.modifications.not.expressly.approved.by.the.party. responsible.for.compliance.could.void.the.user’s.authority.to. operate.this.equipment. AIR3...

  • Page 5: Notes.for.this.manual

    AIR3 FCC.Radiation.Exposure.Statement This.equipment.complies.with.FCC.radiation.exposure.limits.set. forth.for.an.uncontrolled.environment..This equipment should be This.equipment.should.be. installed.and.operated.with.a.minimum.distance.of.20cm.between. the.radiator.and.your.body..This.transmitter.must.not.be.co-located. or.operated.in.conjunction.with.any.other.antenna.or.transmitter.. IEEE.802.11b.or.802.11g.operation.of.this.product.in.the.U.S.A..is. firmware-limited.to.channels.1.through.11. Industry.Canada.Statement Operation.is.subject.to.the.following.two.conditions: •. This device may not cause interference and This.device.may.not.cause.interference.and •. This.device.must.accept.any.interference,.including.interference. that.may.cause.undesired.operation.of.the.device. Radiation.Exposure.Statement This.equipment.complies.with.IC.radiation.exposure.limits.set. forth.for.an.uncontrolled.environment..This equipment should be This.equipment.should.be. installed.and.operated.with.a.minimum.distance.of.20cm.between. the.radiator.and.your.body.. No�es for ����s manual To.ensure.that.you.perform.certain.tasks.properly,.take.note.of.the.

  • Page 6: Welcome

    AIR3 Welcome Congratulations.on.your.purchase.of.AIR3..The.following. illustrations.are.the.package.contents.of.your.new.AIR3..Note.that. the.package.does.not.include.an.iPod. �ackage con�en�s PREVIOUS PLAY/PAUSE NEXT AIR3 Remote.control Power.cord AC.power.adapter Wireless.antenna 3.5mm.jack.audio.cable S-Video.cable AAA.battery.x2 –or– Quick.Start.Guide User.Manual *The.illustrations.are.for. reference.only..Actual. Rock Solid Heart Touching product.specifications. may.vary. Cleaning.cloth Warranty.card AIR3...

  • Page 7: Overview

    AIR3 Overv�e� AIR3.is.both.an.iPod.docking.station.and.an.Internet.Radio.that. enriches.your.audiovisual.life..You.can.play.your.iPod.music.through. the.AIR3.speakers..When.connected.to.a.display,.AIR3.allows.you.to. view.your.iPod.videos.or.image.files..AIR3.also.provides.easy.access. to.a.wide.selection.of.radio.stations.on.the.Internet..Before.enjoying. your.ASUS.Internet.Radio,.ensure.that.you.have.access.to.a.wired/ wireless.network. Features •. iPod.docking.with.high.quality.stereo.speakers •. Aux.In.from.other.audio.devices •. Video.Out.from.iPod.touch.and.other.iPods •. Stand-alone.device •. Wireless/wired.connection •. More.than.10,000.worldwide.radio.stations.with.rankings •. Playing.music.on.your.PC.through.UPnP.protocol. •. 250.favorite.radio.stations •. Nap.alarm.clock •. Internet.weather.forecast.and.financial.information •. ETL™.speakers.with.HDSS®.certification Supported.iPod.models AIR3.supports.all.types.of.iPods.except.iPod.shuffle. (iPod.is.a.trademark.of.Apple.Inc.,.registered.in.the.U.S..and.other.countries.) AIR3...

  • Page 8: Specifications

    AIR3 Specifications Wireless.LAN.802.11b/g. Connectivity Wired.10/100M.Ethernet 54.Mbits.(WLAN). Data.rates 10/100.Mbits.(Ethernet) 64/128-bit.WEP. Wireless.LAN.security WPA/WPA2 MP3/WMA. Audio.format.decoder 16Kbps–320Kbps >90dB.earphone 128.×.64.FSTN.graphics.display. Display Blue.color.with.white.LED Universal.iPod.Docking. Headphone.jack.(Φ 3.5mm). Aux.In.(Φ 3.5mm). I/O.ports Ethernet.(RJ45). DC.power.jack. Video.out.(RCA.jack). S-Video.(DIN.jack) 1”.Silk.Dome.Tweeters.3.Watt/5.Ohm.x.2. Speakers 3.5”.Woofers.15.Watt/4.Ohm.x.2 Input:.AC.100–240V.(50–60Hz). AC.power.adapter Output:.DC.20V/2A Remote.control 22.keys Dimension 408.(L).×170.(W).×170.(H).mm Weight 3.5.Kg.(device.only) ADSL/Cable.

  • Page 9: Getting.to.know.your.air3

    AIR3 Ge���ng �o kno� your AIR3 Fron� v�e� LCD.display The.LCD.display,.with.adjustable.backlight,.shows.user.interface. IR.receiver The.IR.receiver.receives.commands.from.the.remote.control. Speakers The.built-in.speakers.deliver.high-quality.audio.output..The.silk. dome.tweeters.(3W.x.2).produce.natural.and.original.sound;.the. woofers.(15W.x.2).provide.solid.and.real.bass.sound..You.may. remove.the.front.net.cover.to.see.the.speakers. AIR3...

  • Page 10: Rear.view

    AIR3 Rear v�e� Wireless.antenna Install the supplied antenna and set it to a vertical position to .the.supplied.antenna.and.set.it.to.a.vertical.position.to. ensure.best.reception.of.wireless.signal. AUX.IN.jack To.use.the.device.solely.as.speakers,.connect.the.supplied. 3.5mm.jack.audio.cable.to.this.jack.from.a.playback.device. VIDEO.OUT.jack To.connect.the.device.to.a.display,.plug.a.composite.cable. (yellow).into.this.jack. S-VIDEO.jack To.connect.the.device.to.a.display,.plug.the.supplied.S-Video. cable.into.this.jack. AIR3...

  • Page 11

    AIR3 Both.the.VIDEO.OUT.and.S-VIDEO.functions.are.for.the.playback. of.iPod.videos.or.image.files.only.. HEADPHONE.jack The.stereo.headphone.jack.(Φ 3.5mm).is.used.to.connect.the. device’s.audio.out.signal.to.amplified.speakers.or.headphones.. Using.this.jack.automatically.disables.the.built-in.speakers. Power.switch The.power.switch.allows.powering.ON.and.OFF.the.device. DC.20V.power.jack The.supplied.power.adapter.converts.AC.power.to.DC.power. for.use.with.this.jack..Power.supplied.through.this.jack.supplies. power.to.the.device..To.prevent.damage.to.the.device,.always. use.the.supplied.power.adapter. The.power.adapter.may.become.warm.or.hot.when.in.use..Do.not. cover.the.adapter.and.keep.it.away.from.your.body. RJ.45.LAN.port The.eight-pin.RJ-45.LAN.port.supports.a.standard.Ethernet. cable.for.connection.to.a.local.network. AIR3...

  • Page 12: Top.view

    AIR3 Top v�e� When.the. button.LEDs.are. off,.pressing.any. button.or.the. volume.knob. will.turn.on.the. lights,.and.then. all.the.top.panel. functions.are. available. iPod.connector The.iPod.connector.allows.connecting.to.an.iPod.to.play.iPod. music..By.connecting.the.device.to.a.display,.videos.or.image. files.stored.in.an.iPod.can.be.viewed. AIR3...

  • Page 13

    AIR3 Standby/On button Standby/On.button Press to switch the device between Press.to.switch.the.device.between.Standby.and.On.mode. Right.button Press.to.confirm.your.selection.of.an.option.and.go.to.the. submenu..Press.to.go.to.the.next.field.when.entering.text. Volume.knob Rotate to adjust volume, select text, or scroll up/down through Rotate.to.adjust.volume,.select.text,.or.scroll.up/down.through. menu.options..Press.to.confirm.your.selection.of.a.menu.option. Left.button Press.to.go.to.the.previous.menu..Press.to.go.to.the.previous. field.when.entering.text. BASS.button Press to turn on/off the built-in speaker bass effects.

  • Page 14: Using.the.remote.control

    Press to switch the device to iPod mode. Press this button after Press.to.switch.the.device.to.iPod.mode..Press.this.button.after. connecting.an.iPod. AIR.mode.button Press to switch the device to ASUS Internet Radio mode. Press.to.switch.the.device.to.ASUS.Internet.Radio.mode. Favorite.button Press to display a list of your favorite radio stations. Press.to.display.a.list.of.your.favorite.radio.stations. Us�ng ���e remo�e con�rol Refer.to.the.table.on.the.next.page.for.the.remote.control.buttons.

  • Page 15

    AIR3 Icon Name Function Press.to.switch.the.device.between. Standby/On Standby.and.On.mode. Home Press.to.return.to.the.main.menu. Press.to.switch.to.ASUS.Internet.Radio. AIR.mode mode. iPod.mode Press.to.switch.to.iPod.mode. AU��.mode Press.to.switch.to.AU��.mode. Volume- Press.to.decrease.the.output.volume. Mute Press.to.mute.the.audio.output. Volume+ Press.to.increase.the.output.volume. Previous.track Press.to.go.to.the.previous.track. Press.to.play.iPod.music/videos/image. Play/Pause files.or.pause.a.playback. Next.track Press.to.go.to.the.next.track. Press.to.scroll.up.through.menu.items.. Press.to.select.text. Press.to.scroll.down.through.menu.items.. Down Press.to.select.text. Press.to.go.to.the.previous.menu.. Left Press.to.go.to.the.previous.field.when. entering.text. Press.to.confirm.your.selection.of.an. option.and.go.to.the.submenu..

  • Page 16: Turning.on.the.device

    AIR3 Icon Name Function Dimmer Press.to.select.a.backlight.mode. Language Press.to.select.a.menu.language. Favorite Press.to.display.your.favorites.list.. Alarm Press.to.turn.on/off.the.alarm.clock. Press.to.select.a.preset.amount.of.time. Sleep after.which.the.device.shuts.off. Press.to.store.the.currently.played.radio. +Favorite station.to.your.favorites.list. Turn�ng on ���e ��ev�ce Connect.the.supplied.AC.adapter.to.the.DC.IN.power.jack.on.the. rear.panel.( ),.and.then.press.the.power.switch.to.turn.on. the.device.( )..The.display.lights.up.to.show.the.ASUS.logo,.and. then.the.main.menu.appears. Pressing.the. .button.on.the.top.panel.or.on.the.remote.control. does.not.turn.the.device.on.. AIR3...

  • Page 17: Main.menu

    AIR3 Ma�n menu Network. 12:00PM Time status Internet Radio Menu. Media Center/UPnP options iPod Press.the. Right.button. >> to.display.the. submenu The.main.menu.contains.six.options.and.the. first.option.is.highlighted PREVIOUS PLAY/PAUSE NEXT Language selec��on AIR3.supports.multiple.languages.for.the.menu.options.. To.change.the.language: Press.the.Language.button. .on.the. remote.control.to.select.the.language. you.use.(the.fastest.way). –or– 1.. From.the.main.menu,.rotate.the.volume.knob.to.highlight. Configuration.and.then.press.the.knob.to.enter.the.submenu. 2.. Select.Language.in.the.same.way. 3.. Rotate.the.volume.knob.to.highlight.the.language.you.use.and.

  • Page 18: Text.entry

    AIR3 Tex� en�ry To.enter.your.WEP/WPA.key.or.IP.address,.add.a.radio.station. address,.and.set.time.and.date,.do.the.following: PREVIOUS PLAY/PAUSE NEXT 1.. Press.the.Up/Down.button.or.rotate. the.volume.knob.to.select.a.character. from.the.following.table: Remote Top.panel Letters A.a.B.b.C.c…Z.z Symbols $.%.&.#._.^.~.`.“.‘,...:.;.?.!.*.-.+.@.<.=.>.{.¦.}.[.\.].(./.) Numbers 0.1.2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9 Delete.( ):.Select.and.press.the.Left/Right.button. Other to.delete.text.on.the.left.. Space.( ):.Select.to.add.a.space. The.characters.appear.in.a.circular.order..What.is.next.to.Space.( ). is.the.uppercase.A. 2.. Press.the.Right.button.( ).to.proceed.to.the.next..Press. OK.( ).or.the.volume.knob.when.done. AIR3...

  • Page 19: Ipod.mode

    AIR3 ��o�� mo��e AIR3.is.an.iPod.docking.station.that.allows.you.to.play.iPod.music. and.view.iPod.videos.or.photos. �lay�ng ��o�� mus�c 1.. Connect.your.iPod.to.AIR3. 2.. Press.the.iPod.mode.button.on.the.top.panel.( ).or.on.the. remote.( ).to.switch.the.device.to.this.mode.. 3.. Use.the.AIR3.remote.to.control.the.playback. PREVIOUS PLAY/PAUSE NEXT AIR3...

  • Page 20: Playing.ipod.videos.or.photos

    AIR3 �lay�ng ��o�� v���eos or p��o�os 1.. Connect.AIR3.to.a.display.using.one.of.the.following.methods: •. VIDEO.OUT:.Plug.one.end.of.a.composite.cable.(yellow).. into.this.jack.on.the.rear.panel.and.the.other.end.to.the.. display. •. S-VIDEO:.Plug.one.end.of.the.supplied.S-Video.cable.into.. this.jack.on.the.rear.panel.and.the.other.end.to.the.display.. 2.. Configure.iPod.video.output.settings: •. Video.playback:.Go.to.Videos.>.Video.Settings.and.. toggle.TV.Out.On. •. Photo.playback:.Go.to.Photos.>.Slideshow.Settings.and.. toggle.TV.Out.On. 3.. Connect.your.iPod.to.AIR3. 4.. Press.the.iPod.mode.button.on.the.top.panel.( ).or.on.the. remote.( ).to.switch.the.device.to.this.mode.. 5.. Use.the.AIR3.remote.to.control.the.playback. AIR3...

  • Page 21: Aux.mode

    AIR3 AUX mo��e You.may.connect.your.own.playback.device.to.AIR3.to.use.the. device.as.speakers. 1.. Connect.the.supplied.3.5mm.jack.audio.cable.to.the.AUX.IN. jack.on.the.rear.panel.from.a.playback.device. 2.. Press.the.AUX.mode.button.on.the.top.panel.( ).or.on.the. remote.( ).to.switch.the.device.to.this.mode. In.AU��.mode,.the.playback.control.buttons.(Play/Pause;.Previous. track;.Next.track).on.the.AIR3.top.panel.or.the.remote.control.do. not.work.on.your.playback.device. AIR3...

  • Page 22: Air.mode

    AIR3 AIR mo��e Searc���ng for a ra���o s�a��on AIR3.has.an.up-to-date,.well-classified.list.of.online.radio.stations. worldwide..Not.every.Internet.radio.station.has.a.corresponding. traditional.radio.station..Some.of.them.broadcast.via.the.Internet. only..You.can.search.for.a.station.by.global.rankings,.music.genre,. or.location..You.can.also.go.through.the.stations.categorized.in. alphabetical.order. Searching.by.global.rankings 1.. From.the.main.menu,.select.Internet.Radio.>.Radio.Station/ Music.>.Global.Top.20,.and.a.list.of.top.20.radio.stations. worldwide.displays. 2.. Press.the.Up/Down.button.or.rotate.the.volume.knob.to. highlight.a.station.and.press.OK.to.connect.to.the.station. Network. 12:00PM status Top01: XXXXXXXX Press.the.OK. Top02: XXXXXX button.to. connect.to.the. Top03: XXXX station Press.the. Press.the. Left.button. << >>...

  • Page 23: Searching.by.genre

    AIR3 Searching.by.genre 1.. From.the.main.menu,.select.Internet.Radio.>.Radio. Station/Music.>.Genre,.and.a.list.of.music.genres.displays.in. alphabetical.order.. 2.. Press.the.Up/Down.button.to.highlight.a.genre..For.example,.if. you.want.to.listen.to.jazz.music: 12:00PM Industrial Jazz Jazz Rock << >> 34/78 3.. Press.the.Right.button.to.display.all.the.jazz.stations.available,. with.the.top.10.listed.first..Highlight.a.station.and.press.OK.to. connect.to.the.station. Searching.by.country/location 1.. From.the.main.menu,.select.Internet.Radio.>.Radio.Station/ Music.>Country/Location,.and.a.list.of.geographical.regions. displays.in.alphabetical.order. 12:00PM Africa Asia Europe << >> The.list.includes:.Africa,.Asia,.Europe,.Latin.America,.Middle.East,. North.America,.Oceania/Pacific,.and.Internet.Only. AIR3...

  • Page 24: Searching.by.station.name

    AIR3 2.. Select.a.geographical.region.and.then.select.a.country.in.the. region..A.list.of.stations.located.in.the.country.displays. 3.. Highlight.a.station.and.press.OK.to.connect.to.the.station. •. For.countries.that.have.a.huge.number.of.radio.stations,.the. stations.are.sub-classified.by.name.initial.alphabetically. •. If.you.select.a.language.other.than.English,.you.will.see.the. name.of.the.country.where.that.language.is.spoken.in.the. Radio.Station/Music.menu..Highlight.the.country.name.and. press.Enter.to.display.the.stations.located.in.this.country. Searching.by.station.name 1.. From.the.main.menu,.select.Internet.Radio.>.Service.>.Search. Radio.Station. 2.. The.stations.are.divided.into.10.categories.by.their.name.initial:. 0-9,.A-C,.D-F,.G-I,.J-L,.M-O,.P-R,.S-U,.V-Z,.and.Other..Select.a. category.and.a.list.of.stations.displays. Station.names.formed.by.characters.other.than.Roman.alphabet. are.in.the.Other.group. 3.. Select.any.of.the.stations.again.to.display.more.stations..The. stations.are.listed.alphabetically.according.to.the.first.two. letters.of.their.names. 4.. Highlight.a.station.and.press.OK.to.connect.to.the.station. AIR3...

  • Page 25: Connecting.to.a.station

    AIR3 Connec��ng �o a s�a��on If.your.AIR3.is.successfully.connected.to.a.station,.the.display.is.as. follows: 12:00PM Network.status All That Jazz Radio Station.name Data. WMA 32 kbps/Jazz information Connection. Playing… Buffer.length** status* < 11/92 •. *The.connection.status.may.change.from.“Connecting”.to. “Buffering”.to.“Playing.”.Press.OK.to.stop.playing.and.go.back.to. the.previous.menu..If.a.connection.fails,.the.status.shows.“No. URL.found.”. •. **Refer.to.page.35.for.details.about.setting.the.buffer. •. If.you.shift.to.the.main.menu.while.connecting.to.a.station,.a. countdown.timer.will.appear.at.the.bottom.right.corner.of.the. display..After.a.lapse.of.10.seconds,.the.system.automatically. shifts.back.to.the.station.being.played. A�����ng a s�a��on �o My Favor��e You.can.add.a.currently.played.radio.station.or.one.found.on.the.list.

  • Page 26: Adding.a.radio.station.from.the.list

    AIR3 Adding.a.radio.station.from.the.list 1.. Search.for.a.station.using.any.of.the.methods.mentioned.in.the. “Searching.for.a.radio.station”.section. 2.. Highlight.a.station.and.press.the.Right.button.to.display.the. submenu.as.the.following: 12:00PM Add to My Favorite Auto Scan (Down) Auto Scan (Up) << 3.. •. Add.to.My.Favorite:.Select.to.add.the.station.to.your.. favorites.list. •. Auto.Scan.(Down)/(Up):.Select.to.connect.to.the.stations.. on.the.list.consecutively.up/down.from.the.highlighted.. station..Each.station.will.be.played.for.30.seconds.during.. which.you.can.add.it.to.My.Favorite.by.pressing.the.. +Favorite.button.( •. Play:.Select.to.connect.to.the.station. Refer.to.the.table.on.page.25.for.favorites.status. Adding.a.manually.entered.station 1.. From.the.main.menu,.select.Internet.Radio.>.Service.>.Add. New.Radio.Station. 2.. Enter.the.address.of.a.station..Refer.to.the.“Text.entry”.section. on.page.18.for.details.about.entering.text.

  • Page 27: Managing.my.favorite

    AIR3 Manag�ng My Favor��e AIR3.saves.up.to.250.stations.to.My.Favorite.so.that.you.can.have. quick.access.to.preset.stations. To.manage.your.favorites.list: 1.. Press.the.Favorite.button.( ).on.the.remote.control.(or.top. panel).or.select.Internet.Radio.>.My.Favorite.from.the.main. menu..A.list.of.preset.stations.displays. 2.. Highlight.a.station.on.the.list.and.press.the.Right.button.to. display.the.submenu.as.the.following. You.can.also.connect.to.the.highlighted.station.directly.by. pressing.OK. 12:00PM Delete Shift Up Shift Down << 3.. •. Delete:.Select.to.delete.the.station. •. Shift.Up/Down:.Select.to.change.the.order.of.the.preset. stations. •. Rename:.Select.to.rename.the.station..Refer.to.the.“Text.. entry”.section.on.page.18.for.details.about.entering.text. •. Play:.Select.to.connect.to.the.station. AIR3...

  • Page 28: Upnp.playback

    AIR3 U�n� playback Universal.Plug.and.Play.(UPnP).is.a.network.protocol.that.allows. devices.to.connect.to.a.computer.for.data.sharing.within.a.home. network..Through.UPnP,.AIR3.can.play.music.on.your.PC.as.long.as. they.are.connected.to.the.same.network.You may use Windows® network..You.may.use.Windows®. Media.Player.11.(or.later.versions).or.other.UPnP-enabled. applications.for.media.sharing. AIR3.is.not.able.to.play.the.videos.or.image.files.on.your.computer.. Both.the.VIDEO.OUT.and.S-VIDEO.functions.are.for.iPod.playback. only. Configuring UPnP settings on PC The.following.is.an.example.of.configuring.media.sharing.settings.in. Windows.Media.Player.11. 1.. Launch.the.Windows.Media.Player.11.application.on.your.PC.. Click.the.Library.tab.and.click.Media.Sharing. AIR3...

  • Page 29

    AIR3 2.. Click.Settings. 3.. Click.the.Allow.new.devices.and.computers.automatically. check.box. 4.. After.a.few.minutes,.you.will.see.Unknown.Device.(AIR3). appear..Click.OK.to.finish.the.settings. AIR3...

  • Page 30: Playing.pc.music.on.air3

    (x�) on the bottom right corner of the display suggests that you cannot go any further. • On AIR3, a max�imum of 250 files in a folder will be displayed; therefore, for ex�ample, a computer folder containing 1,000 files will be shown as 4 divided folders on AIR3.

  • Page 31: Other.settings

    AIR3 O���er se���ngs Wea���er forecas��ng AIR3.provides.worldwide.weather.forecasts.via.the.Internet.for.today. and.the.next.four.days..You.can.check.them.out.by.locations,.or.set. the.weather.forecast.of.a.city.you.select.to.be.displayed.in.Standby. mode. Checking.out.weather.forecasts 1.. From.the.main.menu,.select.Information.Center.>.Weather. 2.. Select.a.continent,.country,.and.then.city.to.display.the.weather. forecast.of.a.location..For.example,.the.following.screen.shows. New.York’s.weather.forecast: 12:00PM New York 70˚F 10/08 56-70˚F ˚F << >> 3.. Press.the.Up/Down.button.to.see.the.weather.forecasts.in.five. days. 4.. To.set.the.information.to.be.displayed.in.Standby.mode,. highlight.the.city.name.and.press.the.Right.button. 5.. Select.Add.to.standby.display.by.pressing.Ok. AIR3...

  • Page 32: Standby.mode.display

    AIR3 Standby.mode.display The.Configuration.>.Weather.>.Standby.display.>.Turn.on. standby.display.option.allows.weather.forecasts.to.be.displayed.in. Standby.mode..You.can.also.select.the.Temperature.unit.between. Centigrade.(˚C).and.Fahrenheit.(˚F)..If you have already set weather If.you.have.already.set.weather weather. forecasts.to.be.displayed.in.Standby.mode.and.have.selected.a. location.(see.page.31),.AIR3.will.provide.information.as.the.following. examples. •. Today’s weather forecast Today’s.weather.forecast 2008/10/08 WED New York >> •. The.next.four.days’.weather forecasts (press the eather.forecasts.(press.the.Left/Right. button.to.show) ) 2008/10/08 WED New York 10/09 >>...

  • Page 33: Configuration

    AIR3 Configuration Selecting.Configuration.from.the.main.menu.allows.you.to. configure.the.AIR3.setups.including.Network,.Clock,.Alarm,. Language,.Dimmer,.Sleep.Timer,.Buffer,.Weather,.Version.Update,. and.Reset. Network Refer.to.the.Quick.Start.Guide.for.details. Clock The.Configuration.>.Clock.option.allows.you.to.set.the.time/date. and.a.format.for.displaying.time..The.first.time.you.turn.on.the. device.and.connect.it.to.the.network,.the.display.shows.Greenwich. Mean.Time.(GMT)..Set.the.hour.according.to.your.time.zone,.and. through.Network.Time.Protocol.(NTP),.a.clock.synchronization. solution.on.the.Internet,.the.device.will.synchronize.its.clock.with. accuracy.as.long.as.it.is.connected.to.the.network.. •. Set.Date.and.Time:.Select.to.set.the.time.and.date..Refer.to. the.“Text.entry”.section.on.page.18.for.details.about.entering. numbers. •. Set.Time.Format:.Select.between.the.12Hour.and.24Hour. format. •. You.can.check.Greenwich.Mean.Time.(GMT).under.the. Information.Center.menu. •. Reset.the.hour.for.the.device.once.you.are.in.a.different.time. zone. Alarm This.option.allows.you.to.turn.on/off.the.alarm.or.program.a.nap. alarm.that.wakes.you.up.in.a.fixed.period.of.time..Pressing.the. Alarm.button.( ).on.the.remote.control.can.activate/deactivate.a. programmed.alarm.or.select.the.alarm.settings. AIR3...

  • Page 34: Language

    AIR3 To.program.an.alarm: 1.. Go.to.Configuration.>.Alarm.>.Turn.On.(1)/(2).or.XXX. Minutes.(NAP). You.can.program.two.different.alarms.or.set.a.nap.alarm.that.will. set.off.after.������.minutes. 2.. Select.Set.Alarm.Time.and.enter.values..Refer.to.the.“Text. entry”.section.on.page.18.for.details.about.entering.numbers. 3.. Select.Set.Alarm.Sound.to.choose.a.sound.type.from.Beep,. Melody,.Radio.(the.station.you.last.listened.to),.and.iPod.(the. iPod.music.you.last.played). 4.. The. / /������ .icon.will.appear.at.the.upper.right.corner.of.the. display.to.indicate.that.the.alarm.function.is.activated. Ensure.that.the.device.is.in.Standby.mode.at.the.set.time,.or.the. alarm.will.not.set.off..When.the.alarm.sets.off,.press.any.button.to. stop.it. Language Refer.to.page.17.for.details.about.language.selection. Dimmer The.Configuration.>.Dimmer.option.allows.you.to.adjust.the. brightness.of.the.device.backlight..You.can.also.shift.the.backlight. mode.by.pressing.the.Dimmer.button.( ).on.the.remote.control. (or.top.panel)..Three.modes.are.available: •. Turn.Off:.Select.to.turn.off.the.backlight. •. Power.Saving:.Select.to.turn.down.the.backlight. •. Turn.On:.Select.to.turn.on.the.backlight. AIR3...

  • Page 35: Sleep.timer

    AIR3 Sleep.Timer The.Configuration.>.Sleep.Timer.option.allows.you.to.select.a. preset.amount.of.time.after.which.the.device.shuts.off..You.can.also. set.the.sleep.timer.by.pressing.the.Sleep.button.( ).on.the.remote. control..When.this.function.is.activated,.the.������ .icon.will.appear. at.the.upper.right.corner.of.the.display,.������.signifying.the.minutes. left..Six.options.are.available:.Turn.Off,.15.Minutes,.30.Minutes,.60. Minutes,.90.Minutes,.and.120.Minutes. Buffer The.Configuration.>.Buffer.option.allows.you.to.set.the.buffer.to. hold.data.received.for.a.certain.amount.of.time..Setting.a.longer. buffer.makes.the.data.transfer.more.smoothly.but.takes.you.longer. to.wait..If.you.are.connecting.to.a.station,.there.will.be.an.icon. signifying.the.buffer.length.you.set:. •. 2.Seconds:. •. 4.Seconds:. •. 8.Seconds:. Weather Refer.to.page.32.for.details. Version.Update If.a.new.firmware.version.comes.up,. 12:00PM you.will.see.this.pop-up.message.. Version Update (Yes) Select.Version.Update.(Yes).to. download.the.latest.version. Version Update (No) If.you.select.Version.Update.(No),. < You.can.still.download.the.latest.

  • Page 36: Reset

    AIR3 1.. Go.to.Configuration.>.Version.Update.and.select.the.item.(a. string.of.numbers).you.are.allowed.to.download. •. If there is no item displayed, it means your current firmware If.there.is.no.item.displayed,.it.means.your.current.firmware. version.is.the.latest. •. The.device.will.download.the.latest.station.list.version. automatically.as.long.as.it.is.connected.to.the.network..The. station.list.version.is.signified.by.the.last.four.digits.of.the. number.string. 2.. Select.Yes..A.countdown.timer.displays.to.count.from.60. seconds..Wait.until.the.device.reboots. 3.. Go to Go.to.Configuration.>.Version.Update.to.check.if.the.version. name.is.different.from.the.previous.one. Do.not.turn.off.the.device.while.the.update.is.proceeding. Reset The.Configuration.>.Reset.option.allows.you.to.reset.the.device.to. its.factory.default.settings..Your.favorites.lists.and.network.settings. will.not.be.erased. AIR3...

  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Why is it that I cannot hear anything from the speakers? •. Some.stations.may.not.have.24-hour.broadcasts..You.cannot.hear. anything.If.the.stations.do.not.send.out.any.programs. •. Either your AIR3 speakers are muted or the volume is too low. Either.your.AIR3.speakers.are.muted.or.the.volume.is.too.low.. Turn.up.the.volume.or.press.the.Mute.button.( ).to.cancel.the. muted.mode. I have connected AIR3 to my playback device but there is no sound coming out.

  • Page 38

    Why does the list of online radio stations change? The.addresses.of.the.Internet.radio.stations.may.vary,.so.ASUS. technicians.update.them.regularly..Your.AIR3.will.obtain.the.latest. list.automatically.as.long.as.it.is.connected.to.the.network..Your. device.functions.as.usual.while.the.update.is.proceeding.(1–2. minutes). I have had a station in mind but it is not shown on the AIR3 station list. •. Go.to.Home.>.Internet.Radio.>.Service.>.Add.New.Radio. Station.to.enter.the.station.address. •. Contact.us.at.http://vip.asus.com/eservice/techserv.aspx. (recommended)..Your.AIR3.radio.station.list.will.be.updated. automatically. I cannot connect to certain radio stations.

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