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O!PLAY MEDIA PRO

User Manual

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Smart TV Set Top Box SD/MMC O!PLAY MEDIA PRO User Manual e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 1 4/5/12 3:31:17 PM...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents ...................... iii Safety information ..................vi Warning labels ..................vi Important Safety Instructions ............vii License notice and trademark acknowledgement for Dolby Digital ..viii License notice and trademark acknowledgement for DTS 2.0+ Digital Out™ viii About this user guide ................viii How this user guide is organized ............
  • Page 4 Connecting to a wireless local area network (WLAN) ....2-5 Sharing files over the network ..............2-8 Sharing files under Windows XP OS ..........2-8 ® Sharing files under Windows Vista OS ......... 2-9 ® Sharing files under Windows 7 OS ..........2-11 ®...
  • Page 5 Wired, Wi-Fi, and Internet Connection ........... 4-5 Operation/function failure ............... 4-7 Appendices Notices .......................A-1 REACH ..................A-1 Federal Communications Commission Statement ......A-1 Canadian Department of Communications Statement ....A-2 GNU General Public License ..............A-2 Licensing information ..............A-2 ASUS contact information ...............A-8 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 5 4/5/12 3:31:19 PM...
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    Safety information Use only a dry cloth to clean the device. DO NOT place on uneven DO NOT expose the device to any moisture or immerse surfaces. Seek service if the casing has been damaged. in fluids. Refer all service only to qualified service personnel.
  • Page 7: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions Keep these instructions for reference. Heed all warnings regarding usage. Do not use this apparatus near water or expose the device to moisture. Clean only with a dry cloth. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Page 8: License Notice And Trademark Acknowledgement For Dolby Digital

    Chapter 1: Getting started Provides basic information about your ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO • Chapter 2: Connecting to a network Provides information on connecting your ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO to a network. • Chapter 3: Using your O!PLAY S3 HD Media Player Provides information on using your ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO.
  • Page 9: Conventions Used In This Guide

    Download the latest firmware, drivers, and utilities from the ASUS Support site at http://support.asus.com/. ASUS Forum Get the latest news and information about this product on the ASUS Forum at http://vip.asus.com/forum/. Optional documentation Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer.
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  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting started Welcome Thank you for buying the ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO! The ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO allows you to enjoy digital media files from external USB storage devices/hard disk drives, or memory cards using your TV or entertainment system.
  • Page 12 Antenna Cable (DTV) RF-in adapter (Optional)* • If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer. • Some items may be included in the package depending on the country or region. Chapter 1: Getting started e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 2 4/5/12 3:31:29 PM...
  • Page 13: Specifications Summary

    1 x RF in port Dimensions W x D x H: 151.85mm x 106.7mm x 29.03mm Weight: 175g Power input rating 12Vdc, 2A Power Consumption Specifications are subject to change without notice. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 3 4/5/12 3:31:29 PM...
  • Page 14: Getting To Know Your O!play Media Pro

    Getting to know your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO System requirements • High-definition TV (HDTV), standard TV, or HDMI monitor • Storage device (USB flash drive / USB HDD) • Memory card (SD/MMC) • Use the bundled Mini-HDMI cable to connect your MEDIA PRO to an HDTV or HDMI monitor.
  • Page 15: Rear Panel

    (HDMI) device. USB 2.0 port Connect a USB 2.0 device into this port. RF-in port (DVBT Antenna Input) Insert the bundled RF in adapter into this port to connect the antenna cable. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 5 4/5/12 3:31:30 PM...
  • Page 16: Remote Control

    Remote control Use the remote control to power on/off the O!PLAY MEDIA PRO, browse through menus, and select media to play. Information Power on/off Audio Eject Subtitle . -?! Number keys PQRS WXYZ Alphanumeric and Language Keyboard Share Home Return Option Zoom In Menu...
  • Page 17 Press the left/right keys to move through the main menus in the Home screen. Press the left/right keys to move through the items in a submenu. Press OK to confirm the selection. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 7 4/5/12 3:31:34 PM...
  • Page 18 Volume up Increases the volume. Volume down Decreases the volume. Mute Press to disable audio output. Music Shuffle Press to group all your music files in your storage device and then play the music files randomly. Red Key This is a function key. Green Key This is a function key.
  • Page 19 Toggles between playback and pause. Stop Press to stop the playback. Blue key This is a function key. Yellow key This is a function key Previous Returns to the previous file ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 9 4/5/12 3:31:38 PM...
  • Page 20: Getting Your O!play Media Pro Ready

    Getting your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO ready Connecting the power adapter DC-IN RF-IN AV/OUT AV/OUT HDMI To connect the power adapter: Connect the AC adapter to the DC-in port at the back of your MEDIA PRO. Connect the AC adapter to a power source. Connecting devices to your MEDIA PRO To connect devices to your MEDIA PRO: Do any of the following to connect a display to your MEDIA PRO:...
  • Page 21 Insert a memory card, for an example an SD or MMC card, into the card slot in the front panel of your MEDIA PRO. SD/MMC Use the S/PDIF cable to connect your audio system to your MEDIA PRO. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO 1-11 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 11 4/5/12 3:31:42 PM...
  • Page 22: Setting Up Your O!play Media Pro For Digital Streaming

    Setting up your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO for digital streaming Your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO allows you to enjoy high-definition digital audio/video (DVBT) streaming on your TV in .mpeg format. Media Pro Before using your O!PLAY ’s digital streaming function, check with your country’s telecommunications agency or your local TV stations if DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting - Terrestrial) signals are available in your country or region.
  • Page 23: Starting For The First Time

    The Setup Wizard appears. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup process. • Refer to the documentation that came with your HDMI monitor. • Use the remote control to navigate the screen. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO 1-13 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 13 4/5/12 3:31:43 PM...
  • Page 24 Chapter 1: Getting started 1-14 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 14 4/5/12 3:31:43 PM...
  • Page 25: Connecting To A Network Wired Connection

    Chapter 2 Connecting to a network Wired connection Use a RJ-45 cable to connect your MEDIA PRO to a home network, or a local area netwok (LAN). Connecting to a home network Desktop PC or Notebook SPLENDID MENU Router DC-IN RF-IN AV/OUT AV/OUT...
  • Page 26 From the Home screen, press the left/right keys to navigate to Setup, then press Select Network > Wired Lan Setup and press Select Fix IP (Manual) as your setup type. Key in the IP Address and Subnet Mask using the navigation keys.
  • Page 27: Connecting To Your Local Area Network (lan)

    4. On the confirmation message, select OK to save settings or CANCEL to discard discard changes. 5. On your computer, you may manually configure the IP settings. For more details, refer to the section Configuring the network clients in this chapter. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 3 4/5/12 3:31:51 PM...
  • Page 28: Wireless Connection

    Wireless connection Accessing files wirelessly To access files wirelessly: 1. Connect all the necessary devices to set up your wireless network. Set up your wireless network to Ad-Hoc mode. • Refer to the documentation that came with your wireless router for details. •...
  • Page 29: Connecting To A Wireless Local Area Network (wlan)

    Configuring the network clients Setting an IP address for wired or wireless client To access the ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO you must have the correct TCP/IP settings on your wired or wireless clients or computers. Ensure that the clients’ IP addresses are within the same workgroup and subnet as the Media Pro.
  • Page 30 Windows XP OS ® Click Start > Control Panel > Network Connection. Right-click Local Area Connection then select Properties. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), then click Properties. Select Obtain an IP address automatically if you want the IP settings to be assigned automatically. Click OK when done.
  • Page 31 Connection then select Properties. Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4), then click Properties. Select Obtain an IP address automatically if you want the IP settings to be assigned automatically. Click OK when done. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 7 4/5/12 3:31:55 PM...
  • Page 32: Sharing Files Over The Network

    Sharing files over the network Sharing files under Windows XP OS ® To configure your computer to allow folders to be shared: Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet Connection > Network Setup Wizard. Select Turn on file and printer sharing.
  • Page 33: Sharing Files Under Windows ® Vista Os

    S/he can only change or delete the files s/he had shared. • Co-owner: Select this option to allow the user to view, add, change, or delete a shared file. When done, click Share. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 9 4/5/12 3:31:57 PM...
  • Page 34 Sharing files from the Public folder The Public folder allows you to share your files with other people using your computer or with other users in the network. To share files from the Public folder: > Documents. Click From Favorite Links in the navigation pane, click Public. Put any files or folders that you want to share into any subfolders in the Public folder.
  • Page 35: Sharing Files Under Windows ® 7 Os

    To share files under Windows 7 OS: ® On your computer, select the folder containing the files that you want to share. Right-click the folder, and select Properties. Click Sharing tab > Advanced Sharing. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO 2-11 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 11 4/5/12 3:31:59 PM...
  • Page 36 Check the Share this folder item, then click Permissions. Select the network user you want to manage, and set the access control options. Chapter 2: Network setup and services 2-12 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 12 4/5/12 3:31:59 PM...
  • Page 37: Sharing Files Under Mac Os X 10.5.xx

    Select the user account Everyone. Repeat steps 2–3 to share other folders. When done, click Options.. Tick Share files and folders using SMB, and click Done. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO 2-13 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 13 4/5/12 3:31:59 PM...
  • Page 38: Sharing Files Under Linux Os

    Sharing files under Linux OS To share files under Linux OS: On your computer, select the folder containing the files that you want to share. Right-click the folder, and click Sharing > Windows Sharing. From the Windows Sharing tab, tick the following items: Share this item and its contents, Allow all users, and Share Enabled.
  • Page 39: Using Your O!play Media Pro

    Chapter 3 Using your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO The Home screen The Home screen includes these main options: Photos, Music, Movies, DTV, Setup, IMS and File Manager. File Manager allows you to view all your media files in your storage devices. e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 1 4/5/12 3:32:02 PM...
  • Page 40: Configuring The O!play Media Pro Settings

    Configuring the O!PLAY MEDIA PRO settings To configure the O!PLAY MEDIA PRO settings: From the Home screen, press the left/right keys left/right keys navigate to Setup, then press to navigate through System, Audio, Video, Press the left/right keys TV, Network and MISC, then press to configure your selected category.
  • Page 41: Playing A Movie

    Press to increase the volume. Press to decrease the volume. Press to return to the previous video file. Press to go to the next video file. Press to disable audio output. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 3 4/5/12 3:32:06 PM...
  • Page 42: Playing A Movie

    Playing a movie To play a movie: From the Home screen, press the From the Home screen, press the left/right keys to navigate to Movies, then press Using the up/down keys , select the source of your movie file, then press Use the up/down keys Use the up/down keys up/down keys...
  • Page 43: Playing Music

    Press to increase the volume. Press to decrease the volume. Press to return to the previous music file. Press to go to the next music file. Press to disable audio output. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 5 4/5/12 3:32:12 PM...
  • Page 44: Playing A Music File

    Playing a music file To play a music file: From the Home screen, press the left/right keys to navigate to Music, then press Using the up/down keys up/down keys , select the source of your music file, then press Use the up/down keys up/down keys to locate the music that you want to listen.
  • Page 45: Configuring The Audio Playback Settings

    Mini- HDMI to your Media Pro device. SPDIF Output: Select this • setting for the S/PDIF audio receiver. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 7 4/5/12 3:32:20 PM...
  • Page 46: Viewing Photos

    Viewing photos Photo control buttons on the remote control Button Function Press to display photo or image file information. Press to return to the previous screen. Press to toggle between playback and pause. Press to rewind the playback. Press repeatedly to change the rewinding speed to x1.5, x2, x4, x8, x16, x32, or normal speed (x1) Press to forward the playback.
  • Page 47: Viewing Photos

    Photos in the same source folder will be displayed in order. Press to pause the slideshow. Press to return to the source folder. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 9 4/5/12 3:32:27 PM...
  • Page 48: Setting The Background Music For The Slideshow

    Setting the background music for the slideshow To set the background music for the slideshow: Before viewing photos, go to Music and play the music file. to return to the Home screen and then go to Photo to start the Press photo slideshow.
  • Page 49: Streaming Online Media

    • Check that your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO is connected to the Internet before attempting to access online media. For more details, refer to Chapter 2. • ASUS is not reponsible if an online media service suspends or terminates its service without prior notice.
  • Page 50: Online Streaming From Facebook

    Online streaming from Facebook Your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO provides you access to Facebook, allowing you to stream photos and videos from your Facebook account to your external display. It also allows you to publish media files from your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO to your Facebook account.
  • Page 51: Online Streaming From Dailymotion

    • If you have set the digital TV function to Auto Scan, your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO will automatically scan for digital TV channels and you can enter the digital TV function from the main menu. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO 3-13 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 13...
  • Page 52: Viewing The Tv Program Guide

    Viewing the TV program guide To view the TV program guide, do any of these steps: • While the digital TV program is playing, press the EPG key to launch the Electronic Program Guide (EPG). • While the digital TV program is playing, press the Option key to launch the submenu list.
  • Page 53: Managing Your Files

    To install O!Direct: Place the bundled support CD in your computer’s optical disk drive. Double-click the setup.exe file from the O!Direct folder. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO 3-15 e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 15 4/5/12 3:32:42 PM...
  • Page 54: Streaming Media Files Via O!direct

    • If your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO current firmware version does not include O!Direct, download the O!Direct utility. from the ASUS Support site at http://support.asus.com • O!Direct is only available for computers running on Windows ® • You need to reboot your computer after installing or updating O!Direct.
  • Page 55: Using O!mediashare

    You can easily share and stream media content from your Tablet or Smartphone to a high-definition display via O!PLAY MEDIA PRO. Visit the Android Market or Apple Online store to download the free ASUS exclusive “O!MediaShare” application. To use O!MediaShare:...
  • Page 56: Using Autoplay

    Run the O!MediaShare application on your portable device and start sharing movies, photos, or music files. The multimedia files will be streamed to the display attached to the O!PLAY MEDIA PRO. You can also stream media contents from Youtube, Facebook, CNN, TED, Cnet, Flickr, Picasa, and other websites via your Smartphone or Tablet device to the high-definition...
  • Page 57: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This section provides answers to some common issues you may encounter while installing or using the ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO. These problems require simple troubleshooting you can perform yourself. Contact ASUS Technical Support if you encounter problems not included in this section.
  • Page 58 • Check that your TV is using the appropriate video source (AV-IN or HDMI). You may need to use your TV Remote control to change video sources. • Power off your O!PLAY MEDIA PRO and wait for a few minutes before turning it on again or press the reset button at the back panel.
  • Page 59: Audio

    If the audio cables are connected to your stereo, check that the stereo is on and you have the correct stereo input selected. If you are having trouble selecting the correct audio source, refer to the instructions that came with your stereo. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 3 4/5/12 3:32:46 PM...
  • Page 60: Usb Storage Device

    Q3. A few of my Music files do not appear. The Media Pro supports the most common music file formats. However, Media Pro supports the most common music file formats. However, supports the most common music file formats. However, there are almost an infinite variety of bit rates and sample rates. If a file is not displayed on the screen, it most likely uses an unsupported bit rate or sample rate.
  • Page 61: Wired, Wi-fi, And Internet Connection

    Go to Setup > MISC > Online upgrade to perform the firmware upgrade process via the Internet. Make sure that you have Internet connection before upgrading the firmware. USB upgrade Visit the ASUS support site (Drivers and Download) to download the latest • firmware: http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us •...
  • Page 62 Q3. Movies streamed via the Wi-Fi network does not run smoothly. This may be caused by: • Slow connection or high Internet traffic. • Interference from several sources such as other wireless network devices, Bluetooth devices, wireless phones, or even microwave ovens. Q4.
  • Page 63: Operation/function Failure

    Q9. Can I access other online media websites? No. You can only access the online media services offered on your ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO. Please note that the content is constantly added and updated. Visit the ASUS website for the latest information.
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  • Page 65: Appendices

    REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/index.aspx. Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: •...
  • Page 66: Canadian Department Of Communications Statement

    Canadian Department of Communications Statement This digital device does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital device set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the Canadian Department of Communications. This class B digital device complies with Canadian ICES-003. GNU General Public License Licensing information This product includes copyrighted third-party software licensed under the terms of...
  • Page 67 Program or a portion of it, either verbatim or with modifications and/or translated into another language. (Hereinafter, translation is included without limitation in the term “modification”.) Each licensee is addressed as “you”. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 3 4/5/12 3:32:48 PM...
  • Page 68 Activities other than copying, distribution and modification are not covered by this License; they are outside its scope. The act of running the Program is not restricted, and the output from the Program is covered only if its contents constitute a work based on the Program (independent of having been made by running the Program).
  • Page 69 License. However, parties who have received copies, or rights, from you under this License will not have their licenses terminated so long as such parties remain in full compliance. ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 5 4/5/12 3:32:49 PM...
  • Page 70 You are not required to accept this License, since you have not signed it. However, nothing else grants you permission to modify or distribute the Program or its derivative works. These actions are prohibited by law if you do not accept this License. Therefore, by modifying or distributing the Program (or any work based on the Program), you indicate your acceptance of this License to do so, and all its terms and conditions for copying, distributing or modifying the Program or works based on it.
  • Page 71 PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE PROGRAM TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS ASUS O!PLAY MEDIA PRO e7276_oplays3_contents.indb 7 4/5/12 3:32:49 PM...
  • Page 72: Asus Contact Information

    +1-510-739-3777 +1-510-608-4555 Web site www.asus.com Technical Support Telephone +1-812-282-2787 Support fax +1-812-284-0883 Online support support.asus.com ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +49-2102-959911 Web site www.asus.de Online contact www.asus.de/sales Technical Support Component Telephone +49-1805-010923*...

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