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O!PLAY GALLERY

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    HD Media Player O!PLAY GALLERY User Manual e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb1 1 3/2/12 10:45:44 AM...

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    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 Safety information ..................vi License notice and trademark acknowledgement for Dolby Digital ..vii License notice and trademark acknowledgement for DTS ....vii About this user guide ................vii Chapter 1: Getting started Welcome ....................1-1 Package contents ..................1-1 Specifications summary ................

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    Playing a movie ................3-4 Configuring the movie playback settings ........3-5 Playing music .................... 3-5 Music control buttons on the remote control ........3-5 Playing a music file ................ 3-6 Configuring the audio playback settings ........3-7 Setting up your music playlist ............3-8 Managing your photos / videos with My Life .........

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    Appendices Notices .......................A-1 GNU General Public License ..............A-2 ASUS contact information ...............A-8 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb5 5 3/2/12 10:45:45 AM...

  • Page 6: Safety Information

    Safety information Use only a dry cloth to clean the device. DO NOT place on uneven DO NOT expose to or use near liquids, rain, or or unstable work surfaces. Seek servicing if the casing moisture. has been damaged. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

  • Page 7: License Notice And Trademark Acknowledgement For Dolby Digital

    About this user guide How this user guide is organized • Chapter 1: Getting started Provides the basic information about your ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY Media Player. • Chapter 2: Network setup and services Provides information on connecting your ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY Media Player to a wired or wireless network.

  • Page 8: Conventions Used In This Guide

    Download the latest firmwares, drivers, and utilities from the ASUS Support site at http://support.asus.com/. ASUS Forum Get the latest news and information about this product from the ASUS Forum site 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.

  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Getting Started

    Welcome Thank you for buying the ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY Media Player! ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY Media Player allows you to enjoy digital media files from your computer via UPnP function, portable USB/eSATA storage devices, additional 3.5” hard disk drive, memory cards, or over the network to your TV or entertainment system.

  • Page 10: Specifications Summary

    Specifications summary Wireless standard WiFi 802.11b/g/n Supported video formats MPEG1/2/4, H.264, VC-1, RM/RMVB Supported video file MP4, MOV, Xvid, AVI, ASF, WMV, MKV, FLV, TS, M2TS, extension DAT, MPG, VOB, MTS, ISO, TRP MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital, Supported audio formats DTS Digital Surround, ID3 Tag, Dolby TrueHD Tag, Dolby TrueHD...

  • Page 11: System Requirements

    Insert the MS/MS-Duo card into this slot. The device supports 128MB MS v1.43 and 32GB MS Pro v1.03. eSATA port Connect an eSATA device such as an external hard drive into this port. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb3 3 3/2/12 10:45:53 AM...

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    USB 2.0 port Connect a USB 2.0 device into this port. IR (Infra-red) Receiver Allows you to control the HD media player using the IR remote control. LED indicators Displays the status of the HD media player. Status Description Power The device is turned off.

  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    Insert the power adapter into this port. Ensure the you plug the power adapter into the correct input rating (12V 3A). iPod port Connect your iPod or iPhone into this port using the ASUS exclusive iPod extension cable. Digital audio output (COAXIAL) Insert a coaxial cable into this port to connect an external Hi-Fi audio system.

  • Page 14: Remote Control

    Remote control Use the remote control to power on/off the O!PLAY GALLERY media player, browse through menus, and select the media file to play, view, or listen to. Display Power on/off iPod Slow Favorite Motion Music Shuffle Repeat Zoom In Stop Rewind Forward...

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    Press the left/right keys to move through the items in a submenu. Press OK to confirm the selection. Volume up Increases the volume. Mute Press to disable audio output. Volume down Decreases the volume. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb7 7 3/2/12 10:45:58 AM...

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    Movie Press to enter the Movie mode. Music Press to enter the Music mode. Photo Press to enter the Photo mode. On-line Media Press to enter the On-line Media mode. Import Imports music, photo, and movie files. Return Returns to the previous screen. Home Displays the home menu.

  • Page 17: Getting Your O!play Gallery Media Player Ready

    • If you want to delete all data on your used hard disk drive, go to Setup > System, and then click HDD Format. • ASUS will not be held liable for any damage/malfunction caused by improper installation of the hard disk drive.

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    Open the bottom lid of your HD media player. Attach the other end of the supplied HDD power and signal cable to the HD media player. Carefully insert the HDD bracket to the HD media player. Secure the HDD bracket to the HD media player with four screws.

  • Page 19: Connecting The Power Adapter

    Do any of the following to connect a display to your HD media player: • Use an HDMI cable to connect your HD media player to an HDTV or an HDMI monitor. The HDMI cable is purchased separately. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player 1-11 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb11 11 3/2/12 10:46:05 AM...

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    Do any of the following to connect a storage device or memory card to your HD media player: • Insert a USB/eSATA storage device such as a portable hard disk drive or a USB flash disk to the USB port or USB/eSATA combo port at the front panel of your HD media player.

  • Page 21: Starting For The First Time

    Refer to the documentation that came with your HDTV or HDMI monitor. The Setup Wizard appears. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup process. Use the remote control the navigate the screen. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player 1-13 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb13 13 3/2/12 10:46:06 AM...

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    Chapter 1: Getting started 1-14 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb14 14 3/2/12 10:46:06 AM...

  • Page 23: Chapter 2: Network Setup And Services

    Chapter 2 Network setup and services Connecting to a network Connecting to a network via wired or wireless connection enables you to do network-related or Internet-related activities such as file sharing and online media streaming. For more details on online media streaming, refer to the section Streaming online media in Chapter 3.

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    Connect your computer and other necessary devices to your router. Refer to the documentation that came with your router. Connect all the necessary devices to your HD media player. For more details, refer to the section Connecting devices to your HD media player in Chapter 1.

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    Connect all the necessary devices to your HD media player. For more details, refer to the section Connecting devices to your HD media player in Chapter 1. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb3 3 3/2/12 10:46:12 AM...

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    From the Home screen, press the left/right keys / to navigate to Setting, then press . You may also press launch the Setting menu. Navigate to Network and press Select Wired Connection and press Select Manual setting (Fixed IP) and press press From the IP Address Setting screen, key in the IP Address,...

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    Local Area Connection then select Properties. Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), then click Properties. Select Use the following IP address: and key in the IP address and Subnet mask. Click OK when done. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb5 5 3/2/12 10:46:15 AM...

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    Windows Vista/7 OS ® Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center. Right-click Local Area Connection then select Properties. Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4), then click Properties. Select Use the following IP address: and key in the IP address and Subnet mask.

  • Page 29: Wireless Connection

    • For establishing a wireless connection, you may need to use an IEEE 802.11b/g/n WLAN adapter on your computer. • Some computers may come with built-in wireless capabilities. Refer to the documentation that came with your computer. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb7 7 3/2/12 10:46:17 AM...

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    From the Home screen, press the left/right keys / to navigate to Setting, then press to launch the Setting menu. You may also press Navigate to Network and press Select Wireless Connection and press From the list, select an item (Connect 1 ~ Connect 3) to create a connection profile, then press Select any of these connection modes: •...

  • Page 31: Proxy Server Connection

    In the Host field, key in the IP address of the proxy server. In the Port field, key in the port number for the proxy server. If required, key in the proxy server’s username and password. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb9 9 3/2/12 10:46:19 AM...

  • 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 shariing.

  • 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 GALLERY media player 2-11 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb11 11 3/2/12 10:46:21 AM...

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    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

    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 GALLERY media player 2-13 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb13 13 3/2/12 10:46:22 AM...

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    Check the Share this folder item, then click Permissions. Select the network user that your want to share files, and set the access control options. Chapter 2: Network setup and services 2-14 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb14 14 3/2/12 10:46:23 AM...

  • 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 GALLERY media player 2-15 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb15 15 3/2/12 10:46:23 AM...

  • 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: Chapter 3: Using Your O!play Gallery Media Player

    Chapter 3 Using your O!PLAY GALLERY media player The Home screen The Home screen includes these main options: Movie, Music, My Life, iPod, Setting, Favorite, File Manager, and Internet. • File Manager allows you to view all your media files in your storage devices and network.

  • Page 40: Configuring The O!play Gallery Settings

    Configuring the O!PLAY GALLERY settings To configure the O!PLAY GALLERY settings: From the Home screen, press the left/right keys / to navigate to Setting, then press You may also press launch the Setting menu. Press the up/down keys to navigate through to navigate through Video, Audio, Network, and System, then press the right...

  • Page 41: Playing A Movie

    Press to select the language for the video you are watching. Press to launch the Setting menu. Press to disable audio output. Press to zoom in on the screen. Press to repeat the playback of the currently playing movie. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb3 3 3/2/12 10:46:28 AM...

  • Page 42: Playing A Movie

    Playing a movie To play a movie: From the Home screen, press From the Home screen, press the left/right keys / to navigate to Movies, then press You may also press enter the Movies mode. Using the up/down keys select the source of your movie file, then press Before you can access a media file over the network, ensure that the folder containing the file is shared.

  • Page 43: Configuring The Movie Playback Settings

    Press to forward the playback. Press repeatedly to change the forward speed to x1.5, x2, x4, x8, x16, x32, or normal speed (x1) Press to stop the playback. Press to import the file. (continued on the next page) ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb5 5 3/2/12 10:46:32 AM...

  • Page 44: Playing A Music File

    Button Function Press to return to the previous music file. Press to go to the next music file. Press to configure the music playback settings. Press to launch the Setting menu. Press to disable audio output. Press to group all your music files in your storage device and then play the music files randomly.

  • Page 45: Configuring The Audio Playback Settings

    • or for the S/PDIF multichannel audio receiver. The RAW data of the audio will be sent to the HDMI multichannel receiver or to the S/PDIF multichannel receiver for decoding. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb7 7 3/2/12 10:46:35 AM...

  • Page 46: Setting Up Your Music Playlist

    Setting up your music playlist Creating a music playlist Before creating a playlist, ensure that you have imported music files to your HD media player. For more details, refer to the section Importing files/folders in this chapter. To create a music playlist: From the Home screen, press the left/right keys / to navigate to Music, then press...

  • Page 47: Managing Your Photos / Videos With My Life

    Select the playlist that you want to add the photos/videos to. Press when done. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb9 9 3/2/12 10:46:37 AM...

  • Page 48: Viewing Photos

    Viewing photos Photo control buttons on the remote control Button Function Press to enter the My Life mode. Press to display the photos’ file source, time/date taken, and screen resolution. Press to view the photos in slideshow mode. Press again to pause the slideshow.

  • Page 49: Viewing Photos In Slideshow Mode

    During playback, press Effect, or Music Selection. Use the up/down keys to select the interval, transition effect, or music for the slideshow. Press again to hide the playback options menu. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player 3-11 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb11 11 3/2/12 10:46:41 AM...

  • Page 50: Playing A Video

    Playing a video Video control buttons on the remote control Button Function Press to enter the My Life mode. Press to display the video’s file source, file name, file format, and elapsed time. Press to return to the previous screen. Press to toggle between playback and pause.

  • Page 51: Configuring The Video Playback Settings

    Press to enter its submenu to confirm the selection. Navigate to the desired option, then press to save or press to cancel the settings made. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player 3-13 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb13 13 3/2/12 10:46:44 AM...

  • Page 52: Streaming Online Media

    Your HD media player provides online media services including Netflix, Flickr, Picasa, TV, and Radio. The online content is constantly added and updated. Visit the ASUS website at http://www.asus.com for the latest information. • Ensure that your HD media player is connected to the Internet. However, the network connection might be disabled if the internet link is abnormal or blocked.

  • Page 53: Online Streaming From Netflix

    On-line Media mode. then press . You may also press Select Netflix and press Press the navigation keys to select from a variety of movies and TV shows. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player 3-15 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb15 15 3/2/12 10:46:47 AM...

  • Page 54: Managing Your Files

    Managing your files File Manager offers both the device management and media file management that allow you to browse the media files by Local HDD, USB, Card Reader, and Network. Ensure that your O!PLAY GALLERY is correctly connected to a network. Refer to Chapter 2 for more details on connecting to a network.

  • Page 55: Renaming Files/folders

    HD media player. Ensure that those devices are connected to your HD media player. Press to confirm that you want to play media files from your iPod or iPhone. . ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player 3-17 e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb17 17 3/2/12 10:46:49 AM...

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    From the HD media player’s home screen, press the left/ left/ right keys / to navigate to to navigate to iPod, then press . You may You may also press to enter the iPod mode. Use the left/right keys Use the left/right keys left/right keys / locate the media type that you want to play, then press...

  • Page 57: Chapter 4: Troubleshooting

    ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player. These problems require simple troubleshooting that you can perform by yourself. Contact ASUS Technical Support if you encounter problems not mentioned in this section. Display Q1. The media player does not work. You think that the problem might be with the media player’s power adapter.

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    • Turn off your media player and wait for a few minutes before turning it on again or press the reset button at the back panel. • Ensure that the HDMI resolution of your TV supports 720p, 1080i, or 1080p. •...

  • Page 59: Audio

    If a file is not displayed on the screen, it most likely uses an unsupported bit rate or sample rate. Only use files with supported formats, bit rates, and sample rates. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb3 3 3/2/12 10:46:52 AM...

  • Page 60: Usb Storage Device

    If you are still unable to update the firmware, reset the system and perform the updating process again. • The firmware update manual is available in PDF file (included in the updated firmware folder). Visit the ASUS support site at http://support.asus.com/ for more details. Chapter 4: Troubleshooting e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb4 4...

  • Page 61: Wired, Wi-fi, And Internet Connections

    IP address for your media player. If you select Manual setting (Fixed IP), key in the IP address, Subnet • Mask, and DNS server’s IP address. For more details, refer to the section Wired connection. ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb5 5 3/2/12 10:46:52 AM...

  • Page 62: Operation/function Failure

    Contact your domain administrator or Microsoft Support for assistance. Q9. Can I access other online media websites? No. You can only access the online media services offered on your ASUS O!PLAY GALLERY Media Player. Please note that the content is constantly added and updated.

  • Page 63: Additional Information

    • Using a pointed object, ress the reset button located at the rear panel. • If you still encounter the same problem, contact the ASUS Technical If you still encounter the same problem, contact the ASUS Technical Support. Additional information...

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    Error Message Action Unable to compile media library on the 1. Eject and disconnect the USB device read-only storage device. from the media player. 2. Connect the USB device to your computer and make sure the read-only protection is disabled. 3.

  • Page 65: Notices

    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: Gnu General Public License

    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...

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    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 HD2 media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb3 3 3/2/12 10:46:54 AM...

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    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).

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    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 HD2 media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb5 5 3/2/12 10:46:55 AM...

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    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.

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    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 HD2 media player e7265_oplaygallery_contents.indb7 7 3/2/12 10:46:55 AM...

  • Page 72: Asus Contact Information

    +1-510-739-3777 +1-510-608-4555 Web site usa.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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