Acer MP-320
User Manual


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  • Page 1 Acer MP-320 User Manual...
  • Page 2 C o p y r i g h t Copyright 2004 by Acer Inc.,All right reserved.No part of this publication may be reproduced,transmitted,stored in a retrieval system,or translated into language computer language,in any form or by any means,electronic,mechanical, magnetic,optical,chemical,manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Acer Computer GmbH.
  • Page 3: Unique Features

    MusePod Unique Features Mass Portable Storage Player 1.This player can be used as the portable hard disk (the capacity is 20G). No driver is necessary under WinMe/2000/XP. 2.Unique USB Host Functions Hard disk player can read the file from the other standard USB Device 3.High speed transfer, USB2.0 standard interface, compatible with USB1.1...
  • Page 4 English Manual simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean and English 8.FM radio (87.5MHz~108.0MHz) Auto-scan and memorize desired channels are more convenient to listen to the FM radio. 9.Provide five types of equalizer (EQ): Normal, Classic, Jazz, Rock and user EQ, making music more abundant.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    MusePod Contents Front Part and Side Part ........4-5 Top/Bottom Part and LCD ........6 Using the AC adapter .......... 7-11 Charging ..............7-8 Software Installation ..........8-9 Connecting to the computer ......10-11 Disconnecting to the Computer ......11 Operations ............
  • Page 6: Front Part And Side Part

    English Manual Front Part Menu Volume+ Play/Pause/ Stop/Power Off Power On Left Right Volume-...
  • Page 7 MusePod Side Part A-B/Rec Hold SRS/Mode CHARGE LED Line-In Earpho MIC Hole Reset Hole DC-IN USB Port USB Host Portne...
  • Page 8: Top/Bottom Part And Lcd

    English Manual Repeat Mode Hold Battery Indicator Current Mode Current Folder File Name Track Playing ID3 Artist Progress Sampling Rate Bitrate Volume...
  • Page 9: Using The Ac Adapter

    MusePod Using the AC adapter 1. The AC adapter supplied with the player can be used only. Working voltage of the AC adapter of the player is 100/240V, 50/60Hz. 2. Connect the adapter to the DC jacks of the AC power and the player Charging 1.
  • Page 10: Software Installation

    English Manual When the battery is fully charged, the battery indicator is fully filled in and the red LED will be off. Charging time: about 3 hours (after the battery is fully discharged) Discharging time (playing time): about 12 hours (the longest playing time after the battery is fully charged) Playing time is measured during playing 128Kbps...
  • Page 11 MusePod will setup Win98 driver player automatically.How to Use Software Managerment How to Use Software Managerment If you install software managerment, you can use it to manager your HDD player. 1.Turn on your player, then connect it to PC, while PC find device, please execute managerment software.
  • Page 12: Connecting To The Computer

    English Manual Connecting to the Computer 1. Press and hold the “Play” button to turn on the player. (Warning: please make sure whether the battery of the player is sufficient. If it is not enough, please connect the adapter to the power to guarantee enough battery) 2.
  • Page 13: Disconnecting To The Computer

    MusePod 4. After the installation is completed, a portable hard disk will be added in My Computer/Explorer. The files in the hard-disk player can be operated by the Explorer or the Manager software we supply. The hard-disk player can be used as a normal hard disk, and the files can be copied, deleted, etc.
  • Page 14: Operations

    English Manual Operations Operations: Basic Operations Power On Press hold “Play/Pause/Power On” button Play/Pause In the playing status, press the “Play/Pause/Power On” button. Stop Playing Press the “Stop/Power OFF” button. Fast Forward In Music playing status, press and hold the “Right” button. Fast Reverse In Music playing status, press and hold the “Left”...
  • Page 15 MusePod button. Press the “Menu” button to enter the file navigation interface, press “Right” button to enter a folder or select a file, press the “Left” button to exit the current directory, press the “+/-” button to select the different file or folder, and press the “Menu”...
  • Page 16: Playing Music

    English Manual Playing Music 1. Connect the earphone 2. Unlock Hold 3. Press and hold the “Play/Pause/Power On” button for 2 seconds to turn on the player, and the power-on picture displays. After system information is read, it will enter the file list. (This procedure needs some times because the speed of scanning hard disk is much slower.) 4.
  • Page 17 MusePod It begins to play after the track is selected. Press the “Play/Pause/Power On” button to pause, and then press it again to continue playing. The playing interface displays the information of current track. In the playing status, the information is shown: the first line shows the folder which the current song file is in;...
  • Page 18 English Manual to make fast forward, while press the “Right” button to switch to the next track; press and hold the “Left” button to make fast reverse, while press the “Left” button to switch to the previous track. 7. Press the “Stop” button to stop playing, and return to the file list.
  • Page 19: Section Repeat

    MusePod Section Repeat When the player is playing, you can use section repeat function to repeat one section of the music. In the playing status, press the “A-B” button to select the start position (A point). During the playing, press the “A-B” button again to select the end position (B point).
  • Page 20: Browsing

    English Manual Browsing After pressing the “Menu” button, use “Right/Left/+/ -” button to find and select the track. If the audio file is selected, the player will enter the playing interface. If the non-audio file is selected, the player will not respond.
  • Page 21 MusePod “Stop” button to exit the mode and return to the file list. USBDATA Data Browsing Mode: After entering the Backup Data mode, you can see the files in the USBData directory, which come from the Device connected to the USB Host. If you backup the peripheral USB Device by USB Host function, you can view the backup USB Data by selecting this option.
  • Page 22 English Manual Playlist Function: You can select your favorite songs to play, which means the player can support Playlist function. Select the Playlist option in Mode status to enter the list of Playlists and see the corresponding Playlist, then you may select to play the Playlist.
  • Page 23 MusePod As the above figure, ICON shows the two songs Flower and Yesterday are added to PlayList. You can also delete the song from Playlist: select a song which is added to the playlist, and then press and hold the “Play”...
  • Page 24: Receive Fm Radio

    English Manual Receive FM Radio Enter FM status through the mode switch: 1. When the “Preset” button is invalid, press the “Right/Left” button to adjust the current channel in 0.05 MHz step. Press the “+/-” button to adjust the volume. Press and hold the “Right/Left”...
  • Page 25 MusePod 4. Press the “Menu” button to switch between the Preset mode and Manual Scan mode. The user can set some channels as needed or delete some disliked channels. After switching to Manual Scan mode, the “PRESET” tag will disappear. 5.
  • Page 26: Record

    English Manual Record Enter the record screen through mode switch or pressing and holding the “A-B” button. The screen shows as below. 1. Press and hold the “A-B” button to enter the record screen directly. (In this case, if “Line-In” is connected, then the “Line-In”...
  • Page 27: Menu Function

    MusePod 4. To record from other sources, connect the LINE_IN jack with the LINE_OUT jack or earphone jack of the external sound source using auxiliary input/output cable supplied with the player, press and hold the “A-B” button to start the recording. If the “Synchronous”...
  • Page 28 English Manual Press and hold the “Menu” button to enter the menu. There are 5 main menus and 3 sub menus. Press the “+/-” button to shift among the menu items. Press the “Right” or “Menu” button to select or enter the sub menu.
  • Page 29 MusePod the “Left/Right” button to select among “off/5 sec/10 sec/15 sec/20 sec/all”. “Off” means backlight off, all means backlight always on. Press the “Menu” button to confirm and return to the main menu. Use “Display/Contrast” to set the contrast of the LCD screen.
  • Page 30 English Manual menu. Use “Display/ID3 language” to set the display language of ID3, which can be specified to simplified Chinese, traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean and English. Press “Left/Right” button to make the selection, press ”Menu” button to confirm and return to the main menu.
  • Page 31 MusePod the “Menu” button to confirm and return to the main menu. Use “Setting/Speed” to set the ID3 scroll display speed. Press the “Left/Right” button to select among “1x/2x/3x/4x”. If the length of the ID3 information of a music file exceeds the LCD screen display, then it will be scrolled and displayed in 1x/2x/3x/4x.
  • Page 32 English Manual Use “Setting/EQ” to set the EQ mode. Press the “Left/Right” select among “Normal/Rock/Classic/Jazz/User EQ”. When the User EQ is selected, the vertical scroll bar at the bottom will be highlighted in 1~5 parts. Press the “Left/Right” button to switch among different diapason. Press the “+/-”...
  • Page 33 MusePod Use “Setting/Repeat” to set the playback repeat mode. There are following 9 types of repeat mode. In Normal mode, “One Song” means to stop after playing one song. The icon is In Normal mode, “One Folder” means to stop after playing all songs under one folder.
  • Page 34 English Manual “Normal/All/Shuffle”. Press the “+/-“ button to switch among “One Song/One Folder/All Songs”. Different icon displays when different playback mode is set, press the “Menu” button to confirm and return to the main menu. Use “Setting/Bass Boost” to set the bass boost, which is classified into 15 levels.
  • Page 35 MusePod setting menu, press the “Right/Left” button to adjust the treble boost level. Press the “Menu” button to confirm and exit the setting menu. Use “Setting/3D Effect” to set the 3D surrounding effects. After entering the setting menu, press the “Right/Left”...
  • Page 36 English Manual to increase and decrease. Press the “Menu” button to confirm and return to the main menu. Use “Rec Setting/Voc Bitrate” to set the sampling rate of recording, which ranges from 32Kpbs to 128Kbps and is displayed by scroll bar. Press the “Left/Right” button to increase and decrease.
  • Page 37: Usb Host Function

    MusePod “ON” is selected, then different songs will be recorded to different files when using Line-In. If “OFF” is selected, then all songs will be recorded to one file. Use “Information” to display the information of the hard drive, such as the total disk capacity, used space, remaining space and the version of player.
  • Page 38 English Manual After the connection is established, the player will display the file lists of the external USB Device. In the first line, “Host” will display to replace the previous MP3 (REC, FM). In the list, the first line shows the name of the device, followed by the directory and files in the device.
  • Page 39 MusePod After the copy is completed, it will return to the file list. Before the copy starts, the player will check if the remaining space is enough to contain the files to be copied. If not, then “No Enough Space” will display. If the player finds the folder to be copied is blank, then “Error, No File”...
  • Page 40: Cautions

    English Manual Cautions Avoid using the player in the following condition: Excessive heat (above 40Degree); Direct sunlight or heating appliances; Humid environment such as bathroom; Environment with too much dust; Protection of the player: Avoid falling off or shock; The player can be used when you are walking or running.
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    MusePod riding a bike. Accident may be caused. Stay cautious or stop using the player in the danger condition. Troubleshooting 1. Buttons don’t work Check if the “Hold” button is “On”. If yes, switch to “Off” and try again. 2. LCD display error Check if the proper language is selected in the “ID3 Language”.
  • Page 42 English Manual 5. The player cannot be powered on. Check if the batter is charged. 6. There is noise in playback Plug the earphone firmly. Check if the earphone pin is dirty (clean with soft dry cloth). Or the MP3 file is damaged.
  • Page 43 MusePod that are not supported, please take one of the following two measures: Delete the music files that are not supported. Select MPEG Layer coding when compressing. 10. “USB Device Error” displays when the USB Host connects to USB device sometimes. Currently, the USB Host function only supports the standard USB Mass Storage devices.
  • Page 44 English Manual folder, now there is 6 folders in default and also the folder can not delete(if you delete, it will create aumotically next times.) Firmware folder is for existing firmware when you want to update your player. ENCODE folder for existing Encoding file from Line In or FM radio.
  • Page 45: Accessory

    MusePod Accessory Installation CD User manual Standard earphone AC adapter Line_IN cable USB cable USB Device adapter USB adapter for connecting to computer...
  • Page 46: Specification

    English Manual Specification Memory capacity 20G 1.8 inch Toshiba hard drive (built-in) Battery 1300 MAH/3.7 rechargeable lithium battery 128*128 4 gray scale display with blue backlight USB port USB2.0 high speed transfer (16 Mbyte/s) USB Host USB1.1 port (USB2.0 device compatible) FM channel range 87.5MHz-108.0MHz...
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