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KENWOOD M1GD50 Quick Start Manual

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Specifications
Built-in flash memory
Playback format
M2GD55: 2 GB*
1
MP3
1
M1GD50: 1 GB*
Sampling rate: 32/ 44.1/ 48 kHz
Bit rate: 16 - 320 kbps
Headphone output
Variable bit rate: 16 - 320 kbps
: 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
ID3 tag: ver. 2.2/ 2.3/ 2.4
: 3.5 + 3.5 mW/ 16 Ω
WMA (DRM compatible)
USB jack
Sampling rate: 32/ 44.1/ 48 kHz
: USB 2.0 (Full Speed)/ USB 1.1
Bit rate: 32 - 320 kbps
Display
Variable bit rate: 32 - 355 kbps
: 1 inch OLED
(Not supported by Professional,
Main unit dimensions (W × H × D)
Lossless, or Voice.)
M2GD55
PC system configuration
: 38.0 mm × 92.5 mm × 11.5 mm
requirements *
4
:(1-1/2 × 3-5/8 × 7/16 inch)
OS
M1GD50
: Microsoft® Windows® Vista/
: 38.0 mm × 92.5 mm × 12.5 mm
XP/2000 (Not supported by 64 bit
(1-1/2 × 3-5/8 × 1/2 inch)
version OS.)
Weight (Net)
USB connector
: Approx. 38 g
: Compliant to USB 1.1/2.0 standard
:
(Approx. 0.08 lbs)
Operational Temperature Range
: 5 °C – +35 °C (without condensation)
*1 The actual available space may be
Battery type
smaller than specified due to the
: Built-in Li-ion rechargeable battery
presence of the system file area.
Battery operation time *
2
*2 Typical value when the provided
MP3 (128 kbps): Approx. 21 hours
headphones are used in the
WMA (128 kbps): Approx. 16 hours
"Normal" sound mode. This value is
not a guaranteed value. It may be
Maximum number of files
shorter depending on the ambient
: 1,000
temperatures and operating conditions.
Max. recording time/ tracks *
3
*3 Assuming that each tracks is in the 128
M2GD55: Approx. 32 hours/
kbps MP3/ WMA format with playback
time of about 4 min.
Approx. 480 tracks
*4 All of the above specified PC
M1GD50: Approx. 16 hours/
environment does not guarantee full
Approx. 240 tracks
operation of the Player.
Use a PC in which either OS mentioned
• Kenwood follows a policy of continuous
above is preinstalled. Operation is
advancements in development. For this
not guaranteed on a PC running an
reason specifications may be changed
upgraded OS or a PC assembled by
without notice.
yourself.
For your records
Record the serial number, found on the back of the unit, in the spaces designated on the
warranty card, and in the space provided below. Refer to the model and serial numbers
whenever you call upon your dealer for information or service on this product.
Model
Serial Number
Declaration of Conformity with regard to the EMC
Directive 2004/108/EC
Manufacturer:
Kenwood Corporation
2967-3 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, 192-8525 Japan
EU Representative's:
Kenwood Electronics Europe BV
Amsterdamseweg 37, 1422 AC UITHOORN, The Netherlands
Information on Disposal of Old Electrical and Electronic
Equipment (applicable for EU countries that have adopted
separate waste collection systems)
Products with the symbol (crossed-out wheeled bin) cannot be
disposed as household waste.
Old electrical and electronic equipment should be recycled at a
facility capable of handling these items and their waste byproducts.
Contact your local authority for details in locating a recycle facility
nearest to you. Proper recycling and waste disposal will help conserve
resources whilst preventing detrimental effects on our health and the
environment.
DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYER
M2GD55
M1GD50
QUICK START MANUAL
Reading the PDF Instruction Manual
The Instruction Manual is saved as a PDF file in the following
folder of the Player. Copy this file into your PC before reading it.
MTP: [My Computer] – [Kenwood M_D5*] – [Internal Storage]
– [Manual]
MTP: [My Computer] – [M_D5*] – [Data] – [Manual]
MSC: [My Computer] – [KENWOOD_DAP] – [Manual]
Refer to <Recharging Battery/ Connecting a PC> for details.
© B60-5705-08/01 (E)
Unpacking
USB cable
Headphones
(Ear tip: M size)
Player (M1GD50)
Player (M2GD55)
Ear tip (L size, S size)
Trademark Information
÷ "Microsoft" and "Windows Media" are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the USA and other countries.
÷ "Adobe Reader" is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
Other system names and product names are also trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective developers. Note that the "™" and "®" markings
are omitted in the text of this manual.
Safety precautions
hearing ability may be damaged.
• Do not use headphones if an abnormality
is felt on the skin. Otherwise, skin
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
infl ammations may result. Should any
¤ Caution:
abnormality be felt on the skin or ears
during use of headphones, immediately
Read this page carefully to ensure safe
stop using them and see a doctor.
operation.
• A person with an ear disease is
discommended to use headphones.
Read Instructions – All the safety and
Otherwise, the disease may worsen. Should
operating instructions should be read before
any abnormality be felt on the skin or ears
the product is operated.
during use of headphones, immediately
Retain Instructions – The safety and
stop using them and see a doctor.
operating instructions should be retained for
• Be sure to attach the ear tips fi rmly. If the
future reference.
ear tips are attached insuffi ciently to the
Heed Warnings – All warnings on the
headphones, an ear tip may drop out, enter
product and in the operating instructions
the deep of the ear and injure it. Should an
should be adhered to.
ear tip drop out inside an ear, see a doctor.
Follow Instructions – All operating and use
• Attach and detach headphones around the
instructions should be followed.
ears gently and slowly. Violent attaching or
detaching may injure the ear.
WARNING :
• Do not use headphones during riding/
Handling
driving a vehicle or walking.
• Do not apply an excessive force to the
Otherwise, a traffi c accident may result.
display part. Otherwise, it may be damaged.
Never use headphones when you ride
• Avoid storing the player in a bag together
a bicycle or driving an automobile or
with a hard object. Otherwise, the player
motorbike. If the Player is used during
may be damaged when the bag is pushed.
walking, the ambient sounds will be cut and
• Do not expose the player to an insecticide
you may have diffi culties in hearing various
or other volatile substance or bring the
warning sounds.
player in extended contact with a rubber or
• Do not operate the Player during riding
vinyl material. Otherwise, discoloration or
or driving a vehicle.
peeling of the surface fi nish may result.
Do not operate the Player when you drive
• Do not put the player in a pocket of trousers.
or ride an automobile, motorbike or bicycle.
Otherwise, it may be damaged due to a
Otherwise, a traffi c accident may result.
strong impact when you sit down, etc.
Be sure to stop the vehicle in a safe place
• Protect the player against sweat and
before operating the Player.
moisture.
• Do not stare at the display screen during
Do not use the player by putting it in a
riding or driving a vehicle.
breast pocket for long hours in the summer
Otherwise, a traffi c accident may result.
or during exercise. Otherwise, penetration of
• Do not leave the ear tips provided with
moisture or sweat may cause malfunction or
the Player in the reach of children.
failure.
There has been a case in which a child
swallowing a small item was suff ocated
Operating conditions
to death. If a child swallows an ear tip by
Temperature: 5 to 35°C. (without
accident, immediately take the emergency
condensation)
measure to let the child vomit it out and see
a doctor.
Maintenance of the unit
When the front panel or case becomes dirty,
Precautions :
wipe with a soft, dry cloth.
• Do not insert or drop a metallic object
Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol, etc. for
or an easily fl ammable object inside the
these agents may cause discoloration.
Player through an opening. Otherwise, a fi re
hazard or battery leak may result.
Note on the built-in battery
• When connecting ancillary equipment
• For the replacement of the built-in battery,
to the Player, read the instruction for the
contact your dealer.
equipment, switch the Player off and
• The battery built into the player discharges
connect the equipment as instructed. Also
spontaneously even when the player is not
be sure to use the specifi ed cord for the
used. This means that the built-in battery
connection. Inappropriate connection, use
may be exhausted completely when the
of a non-specifi ed cord or extension of the
player is left unused for a long period. If this
cord may cause heat generation and a burn
happens, recharge the battery before using
or other injuries.
the player.
• The battery recharging time is variable
Do not use or place the product in
depending on the condition of the battery
the following locations:
and ambient temperature.
• A place with high humidity, such as in a
• The available playback time reduces when
bathroom or shower room. Also do not
the player is used under low temperatures.
use the Player in a place subject to water
• The built-in battery can be recharged for
splashes. Otherwise, a fi re hazard or battery
about 500 times. (This is a reference value
leak may result.
and is not guaranteed.)
• Do not approach the Player to heating
• The built-in battery is a consumable part,
equipment (a stove, iron, etc.). Otherwise, a
and the available playback time reduces
fi re hazard or battery leak may result.
gradually after repeated use. If the available
• Do not place the Player in a place subject
playback time becomes very short even
to soot or vapor, for example in a kitchen or
after the battery has been recharged fully,
near an air humidifi er, or in a place subject
the battery may be degraded; replace it with
to excessive humidity or dust. Otherwise, a
new one.
fi re hazard or battery leak may result.
• Kenwood will not assume any liabilities for
• Do not leave the Player in a place where the
the alteration or loss of data caused due to
temperature may rise abnormally high, for
complete discharging of the built-in battery.
example in a closed automobile or under
• The built-in battery is a lithium ion battery.
direct sunlight. Otherwise, the Player or its
It is free from the memory eff ect of Ni-Cad
parts may deteriorate or a fi re hazard or
and nickel-hydrogen batteries, with which
battery leak may result.
the capacity decreases if the battery is
charged or discharged incompletely for
Notes on using through
several times.
headphones:
The built-in battery therefore accepts
• Do not start listening with too high a
additional charging before it has exhausted
volume. Otherwise, sudden output of a
completely.
high-volume sound may cause hearing
failure, etc.
• Do not listen to the audio with an extremely
high volume for long hours. Otherwise, your
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Recharging Battery/ Connecting a PC
Using the provided USB cable, connect the Player to a PC. This makes it possible to
transfer music from the PC to the Player and to recharge its battery.
Recharging Battery
Open the USB cover.
Using the provided USB cable, connect the Player to a PC.
Recharging is complete when the indicator of the Power/Menu button turns off.
Recharging completes in about 3.5 hours.
The method for disconnection from the PC after recharging is variable depending on the
connection mode. For details, see <Disconnecting the Player from the PC>.
• Start up the PC before connecting the Player.
• The Player is switched ON automatically at the moment it is connected to the PC.
• When the USB connection, always use a supplied USB cable.
• The player should be connected directly to the USB port of the PC. We cannot guarantee the
operation if the player is connected via a USB hub.
Recharging and battery indication
On-screen icons
Shows the remaining power of the battery.
Indications during recharging.
The battery is nearly exhausted. Recharge it if it is rechargeable.
The battery is not inserted or not rechargeable.
Power/Menu button's indicator (during USB connection)
ON
The indicator lights during recharging.
OFF
The indicator is extinguished when recharging completes.
Blink
Data is being transferred between the player and the PC.
Connecting a PC
Connect the Player to a PC to transfer music from the PC to the Player and to recharge
its battery.
The connection mode varies according to the OS running on the PC and the version of
Windows Media Player.
Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player not
OS
11
10
9
installed
Windows Vista
MTP
MSC
Windows XP (SP1/SP2)
MTP
MTP
MSC
MSC
Windows 2000
MSC
MSC
Reading the PDF Instruction Manual
The Instruction Manual is saved as a PDF file in the following folder of the Player. Copy this
file into your PC before reading it.
MTP: [My Computer] – [Kenwood M_D5*] – [Internal Storage] – [Manual]
MTP: [My Computer] – [M_D5*] – [Data] – [Manual]
MSC: [My Computer] – [KENWOOD_DAP] – [Manual]
After copying, you may delete the PDF file to increase the space for transferring more files. If
you delete the PDF file by mistake, you can transfer it from the Kenwood website.
Disconnecting the Player from the PC
When the connection mode is MTP mode
(When "Kenwood M_D5*" or "M_D5*" is displayed on Windows)
1
Unplug the USB cable from the Player.
Ensure that the indicator of the Power/Menu button is not blinking before
unplugging the USB cable.
When the connection mode is MSC mode
(When "KENWOOD_DAP" is displayed on Windows)
1
Click the [Safe To Remove Hardware] icon.
Display the indicator on the task tray if it is not
Windows Vista
Windows XP Windows 2000
displayed.
2
Click [Safely remove USB Mass Storage Device].
When the message showing that the
(Vista)
Player can be disconnected safely,
(XP)
disconnect it from the PC.
(2000)
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    After copying, you may delete the PDF file to increase the space for transferring more files. If Do not use or place the product in depending on the condition of the battery you delete the PDF file by mistake, you can transfer it from the Kenwood website. the following locations: and ambient temperature.

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    • Press the Menu button to return to the previous display page. to this Player (expressed as MTP: [Kenwood M_D5*], [M_D5*] or MSC: [KENWOOD_DAP] on • Press to move the cursor downward.

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