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E5 Series User Manual
© 2009 Ematic • 1-888-968-1985 • http://www.Ematic.us
Windows and Windows Media Player are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Mac OS X and iTunes are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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  • Page 1 E5 Series User Manual © 2009 Ematic • 1-888-968-1985 • http://www.Ematic.us Windows and Windows Media Player are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. Mac OS X and iTunes are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Preparing MicroSD or “TF” Cards for Use..............9 Part II: Player Operations Basic Operations........................11 Turning the Player On and Off..................11 Understanding and Navigating Menus................11 Changing the Volume....................12 Virtual Keyboard......................12 Watching Videos........................13 Playing a Video......................13 Basic Play Operations....................13 E5 Series User Manual Page ii...
  • Page 3 E-Book Operations........................20 13.1 Entering E-Book Mode....................20 13.2 Basic E-Book Operations....................20 13.3 E-Book Menu......................21 13.4 File Operations......................21 14.0 Listening to the FM Radio.......................21 14.1 Basic Radio Operations....................21 14.2 FM Radio Menu ......................22 14.3 Secondary Menu......................23 E5 Series User Manual Page iii...
  • Page 4 ............................23 15.1 Accessing the Tools....................23 16.0 Device Settings........................24 Miscellaneous 17.0 Formatting the Player......................27 17.1 Understanding Filesystems..................27 17.2 Reformatting Your Player in Windows................27 18.0 Help ............................28 18.1 Troubleshooting......................28 18.2 For More Help......................28 19.0 Technical Specifications......................29 E5 Series User Manual Page iv...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Virtually any computer and operating system that is able to use USB storage devices can be used to copy files to and from the player. These include Windows ® , Mac OS X ® , and Linux ® E5 Series User Manual Page 1 of 33...
  • Page 6: Layout Of The Player

    The following, however, is required in order to use the included video conversion software: Windows 2000/ME/XP/Vista ● An 800MHz or faster CPU ● USB port ● CD-ROM drive ● At least 50MB free hard disk space ● 1.5 Layout of the Player E5 Series User Manual Page 2 of 33...
  • Page 7: Part I: Computer Operations

    Part I: Computer Operations E5 Series User Manual Page 3 of 33...
  • Page 8: Connecting And Charging The Player

    2. Connect your player to a turned-on computer via the USB cable. Charging will be begin automatically. 3. Let the player charge for 4 hours. 4. Disconnect the player from the computer using the safe removal method on pg. 4. E5 Series User Manual Page 4 of 33...
  • Page 9: Video Conversion

    4. Build a list of videos to convert. Click the green icon next to the Input File field, navigate your folders, and select one or more videos to convert. (Note that the program will not convert from any video E5 Series User Manual Page 5 of 33...
  • Page 10: Using Other Conversion Software (Windows)

    Linux that can do the necessary transcoding. Filter: Mix audio down to stereo The three most powerful commandline encoders AVI file container are mencoder, ffmpeg., and transcode. To make things easier, you can E5 Series User Manual Page 6 of 33...
  • Page 11: Copying Files

    For a full list of supported formats, see “Technical Specifications” on pg. 29. Note: Ematic does not provide support to Linux users, however, you can get help from the Linux community on the Internet via information sites, forums, and e-mail lists.
  • Page 12: Using Windows Media Player's Sync Function

    4.2 Using Windows Media Player's Sync Function If you sync your player with Windows Media Player, follow these steps when initially syncing the device: 1. Turn the player ON. 2. Connect the player to your computer. E5 Series User Manual Page 8 of 33...
  • Page 13: Expanding The Player's Storage

    7. Use the USB cable to connect the player to your computer. 8. Access your MicroSD card through My Computer. When in Video, Camera, and other modes, you can access files on your microSD card via the Dir List menu option. E5 Series User Manual Page 9 of 33...
  • Page 14: Part Ii: Player Operations

    Part II: Player Operations E5 Series User Manual Page 10 of 33...
  • Page 15: Basic Operations

    Whether you are still in the file list, or looking/listening to a file, you can display a menu of file and play options by holding the MENU button, or by pressing the VOL button. E5 Series User Manual Page 11 of 33...
  • Page 16: Changing The Volume

    Delete typed characters (like a Backspace key) with the VOL button. ● Once you've typed your characters, use these same keys to highlight and select the checkmark key at the bottom of the virtual keyboard. E5 Series User Manual Page 12 of 33...
  • Page 17: Watching Videos

    Information will display statistics about the file being played. ● Protect File will move the file to a protected partition if you've set one ● Volume will open the volume control. ● E5 Series User Manual Page 13 of 33...
  • Page 18: File Menu Commands

    Navigate as described under “Understanding and Navigating Menus“ on pg. 11. Some combination of the following commands will be available, depending on whether you bring up the menu from the file list or . E5 Series User Manual Page 14 of 33...
  • Page 19: File Menu Commands

    Record List lists all the audio you created with the player in Record ● mode. My Music Tag List displays a list of bookmarks or tags that you ● created while listening to audio. To go to a bookmark, select this option E5 Series User Manual Page 15 of 33...
  • Page 20: Viewing Pictures

    Zoom allows you to zoom in or out of an image. Once zoomed in, you ● can scroll around the image: scroll left and right with the arrow buttons; scroll up and down with the CAMERA and PLAY buttons respectively. E5 Series User Manual Page 16 of 33...
  • Page 21: Shooting Photographs

    Select an option with the arrow keys, viewing the effect it will have on subsequent photos, and then press the VOL button to return to the menu. E5 Series User Manual Page 17 of 33...
  • Page 22: Recording Video

    Use the Mode Selector to enter DV mode. (See “Understanding and Navigating Menus“ on pg. 11.) 11.2 Basic Video Shooting Operations Use the display as a viewfinder. A status bar will appear, indicating: E5 Series User Manual Page 18 of 33...
  • Page 23: The Dv Menu

    WAV format or MP3 format. WAV files are not compressed, thus they produce high fidelity recordings, but require a lot of storage space. MP3 encoding is “lossy”, so MP3 recording are not as high-fidelity as E5 Series User Manual Page 19 of 33...
  • Page 24: E-Book Operations

    It will also indicate whether the scrolling will be done done manually (“Auto Mode”) or automatically (“Auto Mode”). Scrolling is done a page at a time. You can manually scroll through a text with the arrow buttons. E5 Series User Manual Page 20 of 33...
  • Page 25: E-Book Menu

    FM radio will only work with the head- phones plugged in because they func- tion as the antenna. 14.1 Basic Radio Operations Manual Tuning Use the arrow buttons to tune into a specific frequency. E5 Series User Manual Page 21 of 33...
  • Page 26: Fm Radio Menu

    Once audio has been recorded, go to the Mode Selector to enter My Music mode, press the VOL button for the file menu, and select Record List for a list of your MP3-encoded FM recordings. The FM recordings will have filenames beginning with “FM”. E5 Series User Manual Page 22 of 33...
  • Page 27: Secondary Menu

    MENU button, and the next month by pressing the PLAY button. You can highlight individual days with the arrow buttons. Some special days are identified at the top of the display. For instance, highlighting December 25 will display “Christmas Day”. E5 Series User Manual Page 23 of 33...
  • Page 28: Device Settings

    Off time: The number of seconds of inactivity before the player ● turns itself off. Sleep time: How many minutes of play before the player turns ● itself off. Format Card: formats an inserted MicroSD card, and creates ● the necessary subfolders. E5 Series User Manual Page 24 of 33...
  • Page 29 Keyboard“ on pg. 12.) Note that the contents of the protected partition are protected from the player, but files can still be added, deleted, and modified when accessed through a computer. Reset reboots the player. E5 Series User Manual Page 25 of 33...
  • Page 30: Miscellaneous

    Miscellaneous E5 Series User Manual Page 26 of 33...
  • Page 31: Formatting The Player

    6. When the Warning message appears, click OK. Once started DO NOT remove the USB cable as this may damage the player! 7. Once the formatting is complete, you may access the drive through My Computer. E5 Series User Manual Page 27 of 33...
  • Page 32: Help

    Check the Updates section of our website. ● View how-to videos on our website. ● E-mail customer service: CustomerService@ematic.us ● You can expect a response within one or two business days. E5 Series User Manual Page 28 of 33...
  • Page 33: Technical Specifications

    SUPPORTED FORMATS TV-out framerate NTSC 30fps; PAL 25fps AV-out voltage ≥1V (VPP) Operating temperature -5°C to 40°C Menu language English, Simplified Chinese, Tradition Chinese, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Italian. E5 Series User Manual Page 29 of 33...