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Philips WADM User Manual

Wireless audio device manager
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About Wireless Audio Device Manager (WADM)
With
Wireless Audio Device Manager
– Connect Philips Wireless Music Center/Station and your PC through the supplied Ethernet
cable (see the manual Connect to your PC)
– Manage the contents of Philips Wireless Music Center on your PC, including:
• Transfer music files from your PC to Philips Wireless Music Center;
• Edit track information;
• Create and rename playlists;
• Backup Philips Wireless Music Center's music files on your PC;
• Restore the backup files to Philips Wireless Music Center
– Manage the settings of Philips Wireless Music Center/ Station on your PC, including:
• Manage the network settings of Philips Wireless Music Center/Station;
• Update Center's built-in Gracenote® music recognition service database to obtain the latest disc
information;
• Upgrade the firmware of Philips Wireless Music Center/Station
Music recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote
industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery. For more infor-
mation, visit www. gracenote.com.
CD and music-related data from Gracenote, Inc., copyright © 2000-2006 Gracenote. Gracenote
Software, copyright © 2000-2006 Gracenote. This product and service may practice one or
more of the following U.S. Patents: #5,987,525; #6,061,680; #6,154,773, #6,161,132,
#6,230,192, #6,230,207, #6,240,459, #6,330,593, and other patents issued or pending. Some services supplied
under license from Open Globe, Inc. for U.S. Patent: #6,304,523.
Gracenote and Gracenote music recognition database are registered trademarks of Gracenote.The Gracenote
logo and logotype, and the "Powered by Gracenote" logo are trademarks of Gracenote.
(WADM), you can:
. Gracenote is the
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  • Page 1 • Backup Philips Wireless Music Center’s music files on your PC; • Restore the backup files to Philips Wireless Music Center – Manage the settings of Philips Wireless Music Center/ Station on your PC, including: • Manage the network settings of Philips Wireless Music Center/Station;...
  • Page 2 Using Wireless Audio Device Manager (WADM) Launch the Wireless Audio Device Manager (WADM) after you have setup the connection between the center and your PC and installed the WADM (see Connect to your PC) There are 4 functional buttons: Content management, Device configuration, Backup content, Restore content.
  • Page 3: Content Management

    Click the Content management button to enter the content management screen. The screen consists of two windows.The upper My Computer window is to display your PC’s contents; the lower window is the device window, showing the contents of connected Philips Wireless Music Center. Pull-down menus...
  • Page 4 : Type in a keyword of your desired track in the text box next to it. Click the button to start keyword search Memory indicator: shows the available memory on Philips Wireless Music Center’s hard disk Header separator: resizes column width...
  • Page 5 Transferring music files from your PC to Philips Wireless Music Center Check your PC’s music files • On the selector panel of My Computer window, click the folder/sub-folder where your music files are stored ➜ You will find the stored music files on the content panel ✔...
  • Page 6 To import music files form PC • Go to the pull-down menu File ➜ Transfer Tracks. Click to select ➜ A file explorer window appears Click in the Look in pull-down box, and then click once or more to select a file folder In the file list, click to select your desired music files ✔...
  • Page 7 ✔ Tips: - Click the Hide button to hide the dialog box.You will go back to the content management screen. A status bar will appear under the device window if transferring music is still in progress. To drag and drop music files from My Computer window or other music management software On the content panel of My Computer window or other music management software click to highlight the desired file...
  • Page 8 Re-organize your music files in the device window Edit track information • By editing the track information of your music files, you will have those files re-organized under the device’s categories of Artists, Albums and Genres. On the selector panel of the device window, click to select an album or a playlist. ➜...
  • Page 9 Create playlists of your favorite music • You can create up to 99 playlists consisting of your favorite tracks in the desired sequence. To create a playlist Click the button on the device window Go to the pull-down menu File ➜ New Playlist. Click to select ➜...
  • Page 10 To create a playlist of selected tracks On the selector panel of the device window, click once or more to select an album, artist or a genre If necessary, click once or more on the content panel to select one or more tracks Go to the pull-down menu File ➜...
  • Page 11 Make Use of Different Views In the Content management windows, you can select your view options as needed. Adjust the window area • Drag the border area between My Computer window and the device window Adjust the panel area • Drag the border area between the selector panel and the content panel Adjust the column area •...
  • Page 12 Start up Content management when launching WADM On the Wireless Audio Device Manager main menu, go to the pull-down menu Settings ➜ Start up WADM automatically. Click to select ➜ You will enter the Content management windows when launching WADM...
  • Page 13 Backup content This feature allows you to make a copy of Philips Wireless Music Center’s music library on PC. Click the Backup content button to start ➜ The IE browser is launched As prompted, specify the location where you wish to store the backup files on your PC ➜...
  • Page 14 Restore content This feature restores the backup on your PC to Philips Wireless Music Center Click the Restore content button to start Click to select the desired files Click the Open button to start restoring files ➜ The backup files will be restored to Philips Wireless Music Center ✔...
  • Page 15: Device Configuration

    Device configuration Click the Device configuration button to start ➜ The IE browser is launched On the selector panel of Device configuration screen, click your desired sub-menu, System, Wired Network, Wireless Network, Internet Setting, Firmware Upgrade, CD database Update or Status...
  • Page 16 Manage the network settings of your Philips Wireless Music Center/Station • On your PC, you can do network setting for Philips Wireless Music Center/Station in a more straight-forward way. With your PC, you can easily connect the device with external wired/wireless network or Internet (for CD information update).
  • Page 17 Click Apply to confirm View the device’s connection status with external network • Click to enter the Status sub-menu ➜ The device’s connection status appears on the screen...
  • Page 18: Firmware Upgrade

    ➜ HD screen appears on Station(s) when the Station is connected to Center On your PC: Register your Philips Wireless Music Center with www.club.philips.com Download the firmware upgrade files and store them on your PC Click to enter the Firmware upgrade sub-menu...
  • Page 19 It allows the recorded CD tracks to be properly categorized (for example, under Artists, Albums, Genres or All tracks) and also merged with the existing tracks in the harddisk. Register your Philips wireless audio product with www.club.philips.com Download the CD Database update files and store them on your PC...
  • Page 20: Switch Device

    Switch device Without re-launching WADM, you can switch the PC connection from one device to another one. On the Wireless Audio Device Manager main menu, go to the pull-down menu File ➜ Switch Device. Click to select ➜ Your PC starts to search for connected Philips Wireless Music Center/Station ➜...
  • Page 21 Select WADM’s display language On the Wireless Audio Device Manager main menu, go to the pull-down menu Settings ➜ Language. Click to select In the pop-up screen, click to select your desired language...