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D-Link DSM-320 - Wireless Media Player User Manual

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    Version 1.7...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Sharing Media Content in Folders ................. 23 Refreshing Folder Contents ................... 23 Naming the Media Server ....................24 Upgrading the Media Server................... 25 Stopping the D-Link Media Server ................. 26 Using Windows Media Connect Software ................27 ® Configuring Windows Media Connect .................

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    Photo ............................53 Supported Photo Formats ....................53 Organizing Photo Albums ....................54 Playing a Photo Slideshow ..................... 55 Controlling Photo Playback ................... 55 Shuffle and Repeat ......................55 Viewing Photo Information ..................... 56 Photo Viewing Effects ..................... 57 Video ............................58 Supported Video Formats ....................

  • Page 4: Safety Information

    Safety Information For optimum performance, please read the following information carefully. Safety Precautions The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert users to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

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    Safety (continued) CAUTION! • DO NOT INSTALL OR PLACE THIS UNIT IN A BOOKCASE, BUILT-IN CABINET OR IN ANOTHER CONFINED SPACE. ENSURE THE UNIT IS WELL VENTILATED. TO PREVENT RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD DUE TO OVERHEATING, ENSURE THAT CURTAINS AND ANY OTHER MATERIALS DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE VENTILATION VENTS.

  • Page 6: Introduction

    D-Link assumes no liability for and shall not be responsible for a user’s access of such content, including but not limited to unlawfully ‘ripped’...

  • Page 7: Package Contents

    Package Contents D -Link DSM-320 Wireless Media Player   Printed Quick Installation Guide CD-ROM with Manual (Contains D-Link Media Server Software,  Quick Installation Guide, and Manual) dBi Wireless Antenna  Ethernet (CAT5-UTP/Straight-Through) Cable   Standard Composite RCA Audio/Video Cable S-Video Cable ...

  • Page 8: Features & Benefits

    Features & Benefits Stream media content from a PC or D-Link Network Attached  Storage to your entertainment center. Listen to digital music on your stereo system.   View digital photos, slideshows, and videos on TV. Easily connect to your wireless network using 802.11g.

  • Page 9: Hardware Overview

    Hardware Overview Front Panel LAN LED - Blinks to indicate Wireless LED - Blinks to Power activity on the network. indicate wireless activity. Button Rear Panel Composite Video Antenna Connector Optical Composite Digital Audio Audio Reset Button Connector Connectors S-Video RJ-45 Ethernet Connector Connector Coaxial Digital...

  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started To begin using the DSM-320 Wireless Media Player, you will need: An existing home network (including a wireless 802.11b or  802.11g router or a router/hub with an available Ethernet port). The DSM-0 Media Server software installed on the PC you ...

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    Using the Remote Control (continued) Press to navigate to Power the HOME Screen Number and One-Touch Preset Keys Enters a “.” (a period, CLEAR text entry also known as a dot) Go to previous page MUTE sound Page Up or Down VOLUME Adjustment Arrow keys to move the position of the...

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    Using the Remote Control (continued) Power Turn the DSM-0 ON or OFF. Home Navigate to the DSM-0’s home screen. Number Keys Enter numbers where needed, or use the onscreen keyboard. Number keys 1-9 can be defined as Music presets. To define a preset, highlight the desired music selection onscreen, and press down on the desired number (from 1-9) on the remote control until the preset icon appears.

  • Page 13: Installing The D-link ® Media Server Software

    Currently the DSM-0 only connects to one Media Server at a time. If more than one PC contains files you want to share, you can select one of the following options: 1. Copy all of the files to one computer designated to run the D-Link Media ®...

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    Click on Install D-Link Media Server If the screen on the right does not appear, go to My Computer and double-click on the CD-ROM drive. The screen at right will appear. The D-Link Media Server Setup Wizard will appear. Click Next...

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    The D-Link license agreement screen appears. Click Next Choose a Destination location or accept the default location. This is where the D-Link Media Server software will be copied to on your system. Click Next Choose a Start Menu folder or accept the default location.

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    Installing the D-Link Media Server Software ® (continued) Select the icons you want created. Select Create a desktop icon to access the program from your desktop. Select Create a Quick Launch icon to access the program from your taskbar. Select Create a startup icon so the program launches on startup.

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    Media Server ® ® is started. Click Unblock when this message appears. Click Unblock If your computer is using firewalls set by security software, etc., you may need to reset the firewalls before you can use the D-Link Media Server. ®...

  • Page 18: Choosing Music, Photo, And Video Files To Share

    If you chose not to create a desktop or Quick Launch icon during the software installation, then you can launch the application by going to your Start Menu, selecting All Programs, and then clicking on D-Link Media Server icon within the D-Link Media Server folder.

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    Choosing Music, Photo, and Video Files to Share (continued) The File Types tab is where you select the types of audio, video, and photo files that you want to share.

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    Choosing Music, Photo, and Video Files to Share (continued) The Shared Folder tab is where you select the folders that contain your audio, video, and photo files. Click Add a folder Select the folder containing the files you wish to share. Click...

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    Repeat the steps until all of the folders containing audio, video, and photos you want to share have been added. This is what your PC should look like when the D-Link Media ® Server software configuration is complete! The Media Files tab will...

  • Page 22: Using The D-link ® Media Server Software

    Media Server ® Software Accessing the Media on your PCs Before you can access the media from a PC, you must install the D-Link Media ® Server software (See Page 1). Simply install the included software on each PC where music, video, or digital photos are stored.

  • Page 23: Sharing Media Content In Folders

    Refresh all folders: All folders can be refreshed by clicking on the Refresh all button. Scheduler: You can schedule the D-Link Media Server software to automatically refresh the contents of all of your folders.

  • Page 24: Naming The Media Server

    Using the D-Link Media Server Software (continued) Click Scheduler if you want to setup an automatic refresh interval. Click Time and select a time period. This is how often the server will refresh the folder contents. Naming the Media Server...

  • Page 25: Upgrading The Media Server

    Using the D-Link Media Server Software (continued) Upgrading the Media Server Click Update, near the lower right corner of this screen, to update the Media Server. The Media Server Update pop-up screen will appear only if a newer version is available. Click Yes.

  • Page 26: Stopping The D-link Media Server

    Note: The photo, video, and music files stored on your computer will be available to your DSM-320 only if the D-Link Media Server is running. Online media ® content that does not require PC-based software can still be accessed from the DSM-320 without running the D-Link Media Server software.

  • Page 27: Using Windows ® Media Connect Software

    XP users with Service Pack 2 can utilize the Windows Media Connect ® ® software in addition to or instead of using the D-Link Media Server software. The Windows Media Connect software allows the DSM-320 to playback DRM ® (Digital Rights Management) protected files. The Windows Media Connect ®...

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    Using Windows Media Connect Software ® (continued) The Sharing tab is where you configure the folders that you want to share with your DSM-0. Click Add Click Browse Select the folder that you want to share Click OK...

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    Using Windows Media Connect Software ® (continued) Click Make this content available to all devices Click OK The Shared Folders will appear in the window. Repeat the steps until you’ve shared all of the folders that you want the DSM-0 to access. Click Automatically start folder sharing when Windows starts...

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    Using Windows Media Connect Software ® (continued) The DSM-320 supports additional file types that are not supported by the Windows Media Connect software. The file types shown below are supported ® by both Windows Media Connect and the DSM-0. ® File Type File Extension Details...

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    Using Windows Media Connect Software ® (continued) Playlists .m3u, .pls MPEG Playlist File Subtitle .srt Note: Windows Media Connect currently does not support Fast Forward and ® Rewind with protected files. Be sure to select the Windows Media Connect server ®...

  • Page 32: Connecting The Dsm-320

    Connecting the DSM-320 All audio, video, and networking connections are located on the rear panel of the DSM-0. Video Connections Be sure the PAL/NTSC switch is set to NTSC if you are located in the USA. Select one of three ways to connect video to your DSM-320: •...

  • Page 33: Audio Connections

    Connecting the DSM-320 (continued) Audio Connections The AUDIO OUT button on the remote control toggles between the composite audio output and the digital audio output (optical/coaxial). • Composite Audio Plug the supplied red and white connectors into the color-coded matching jacks on the DSM-320. Plug the opposite ends to the matching jacks on your television or audio/video system.

  • Page 34: Network Connections

    Connecting the DSM-320 (continued) Network Connections Select one of two ways to connect a network to your DSM-320: • RJ-45 Ethernet Connector Connect the supplied Ethernet cable to the network cable connector, and attach the other end to the network. •...

  • Page 35: Network Layout

    Network Layout Below is a diagram displaying what your network might look like once all of the connections have been made to the D-Link DSM-0 Wireless Media ® Player.

  • Page 36: Using The On-screen Keyboard

    Using the On-Screen Keyboard Whenever the cursor is in a text field and you need to enter text, press ENTER on the remote control and the on-screen keyboard will appear. The keyboard is used for a variety of functions such as naming your DSM-320 and performing searches for music, photos or video.

  • Page 37: The Dsm-320 Setup Wizard

    The DSM-320 Setup Wizard The DSM-320 Setup Wizard is navigated using the directional arrows and the ENTER button on the remote control. To toggle between the configuration options, use the up and down arrows on the remote control. To toggle between the Back, Next, and Rescan buttons, use the left and right arrows on the remote control.

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    The DSM-320 Setup Wizard (continued) Select Your Network Connection The connection type defaults to Wireless. Wireless If using a wireless network, press the down arrow on the remote control to navigate to the Next button. Once the Next button is highlighted, press ENTER on the remote control to proceed to the next screen.

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    The DSM-320 Setup Wizard (continued) Current Wireless Settings Your current wireless settings are displayed based on the SSID you selected in the previous step. If you chose the enter the SSID manually, then the default settings are entered. SSID The SSID name selected on the previous screen appears here.

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    The DSM-320 Setup Wizard (continued) Key (continued) Keys are defined by entering in a string in HEX (hexadecimal - using characters 0-, A-F) or ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange – alphanumeric characters) format. Encryption 64-bit 128-bit Char- Character acter Example Example...

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    Rescan will refresh the list of available Media Servers. Use the left and right arrows to navigate between the Next and Rescan button. A Media Server is any PC running the D-Link Media Server software or UPnP AV compliant device on the network that can communicate with the DSM-0.

  • Page 42: Dsm-320 Menu

    The menu home screen is the top level menu. You will see one of the two home screens shown below. The top screen appears if you have the D-Link Media Server software up and running on your network. The bottom screen appears if you are using third party server software.

  • Page 43: Music

    Music Music Quality Your music listening experience on the media player depends upon the quality of your digital music files on your PC. Avoid quality settings below 48kbps as they are unsupported. For CD quality music, rip your MP3s at 128kbps or higher, with a sample rate of 44.1kHz.

  • Page 44: Organizing Music Files

    Music (continued) Organizing Music Files Music files are located on your PC and can be contained in one directory folder, or organized in several subfolders. The DSM-320 automatically organizes your music files by genres, artists, albums, and tracks. This information is obtained from the ID3 tags in each of your music files.

  • Page 45: Playing A Track

    Music (continued) Playing a Track Once you enter the music menu, there are several ways that you can view tracks. You can view all tracks, playlists, tracks by genre, artist, album, or folder name. Use the selection arrows to navigate to the track you wish to play. Once you have located the appropriate track, highlight it and press ENTER or PLAY on the remote control.

  • Page 46: Creating A Preset

    Music (continued) Creating a Preset To create a preset, follow the steps below: 1. Select the MUSIC category from the Home page or click on the MUSIC button on the remote control. . Select a viewing category. Use the down arrow and up arrow on the remote control to navigate to a viewing category (by All Tracks, Playlists, Genres, Artists, Albums, or Folders).

  • Page 47: Browsing For Music

    Music (continued) Browsing for Music There are many ways to browse for a music track. For example, let’s use the following music file located in the following shared location: c:\Documents and Settings\Admin\My Documents\MyMusic\Swing\Kalamazoo.mp3 Kalamazoo.mp3 Artist: Glen Miller Album: Swing Genre: 40s Swing To browse for this track in the track list: 1.

  • Page 48: Creating Music Playlists Using 3rd Party Software

    Music (continued) Creating Music Playlists using 3rd Party Software Use your favorite music software on your PC to create music playlists. A playlist allows you to specify exactly what tracks to play and in what order to play them. For example, create a “favorites” playlist and just listen to your favorite tracks. Save the playlist in the industry standard .m3u playlist format.

  • Page 49: Creating An Editable Playlist

    Music (continued) Creating an Editable Playlist An Editable Playlist is a file that only works with MediaLounge products. It is stored in your PC media server. 1. Select the MUSIC category from the Home page or click on the MUSIC button on the remote control.

  • Page 50: Creating An Editable Playlist

    Music (continued) Creating an Editable Playlist 5. When the keyboard appears, type in the title for your new playlist. After you have typed in the title, click ENTER to select. . When the Add Songs to the playlist screen appears, make your selection from the following options: All Tracks, Playlists, Genres, Artists, Albums or Folders.

  • Page 51: Creating An Editable Playlist

    Music (continued) Creating an Editable Playlist . You have completed the creation of an Editable Playlist! You can now enjoy your selections. “Now Playing” The “Now Playing” feature allows you to display information about which song file is currently playing in the background. Press Display on the remote to activate “Now Playing”.

  • Page 52: Viewing Photos While Music Is Playing

    Music (continued) Viewing Photos while Music is Playing Your DSM-320 is capable of displaying photos and playing background or preset music simultaneously. Background Music: You can start background music by playing a song in MUSIC mode. Go to PHOTO mode and start your photo slideshow. The 0 key on the remote control stops and starts your background music from the beginning.

  • Page 53: Photo

    Photo Supported Photo Formats The following photo file formats are supported:  BMP (non-compressed) Windows bitmap file. Widely used in Microsoft ® Windows for pictures and backgrounds. ® JPEG (grayscale, RGB, YCbCy)  (Does not support CMYK, YCCK.) The JPEG format is the Internet and digital photo format standard used by most digital cameras.

  • Page 54: Organizing Photo Albums

    Photo (continued) Organizing Photo Albums Unlike music files, photos contain little information about their content. Therefore, photos are organized by their filename and by the folder they are in. Many digital cameras will organize your photos into folders when you connect and unload them to your PC.

  • Page 55: Playing A Photo Slideshow

    Photo (continued) Playing a Photo Slideshow To start playing a photo slideshow, highlight a folder and press the PLAY button. The first photo will be displayed and then followed by the next photo in the folder. All photos in the folder will be displayed. Controlling Photo Playback Controlling photo playback is very similar to controlling a CD player.

  • Page 56: Viewing Photo Information

    Photo (continued) Viewing Photo Information To view information about a photo, highlight the photo and press the DISPLAY button.

  • Page 57: Photo Viewing Effects

    Photo (continued) Photo Viewing Effects When viewing a photo you can change the on-screen appearance by applying rotate, pan, and zoom effects. These on-screen effects are only for enhancing the on-screen view and are not saved to the actual file. To access the photo viewing effects, press the MENU button on the remote control while viewing the photo that you want to manipulate.

  • Page 58: Video

    Video Supported Video Formats The following video file formats are supported:  MPEG-1 (up to 8Mbps) MPEG-2 (up to 8Mbps)  MPEG-4 (ASP - Advanced Simple Profile)*  AVI (MPEG layer only, does not support uncompressed AVI)  XVID (with MP and PCM) ...

  • Page 59: How To Use The 'search Video By Time' Feature

    Video (continued) How to use the ‘Search Video by Time’ feature Besides the FF/RWD option, your media player also supports searching a video by time. This option is called Jump in the Setup menu. You will need to choose which you prefer before watching a video.

  • Page 60: Search Video By Time (continued)

    Video (continued) Search Video by Time (continued) 1. To select Jump in Video Seek Mode, click OK. The pop-up screen shown here will display. Click OK. . To use the new Jump setting with your video viewing, select VIDEO on your remote.

  • Page 61: Search Video By Time (continued)

    Video (continued) Search Video by Time (continued) 1. Press Search while the video is playing and you will see this pop- up window. Enter the hour, minute, and second that you want the video to “jump” to. If you choose not to use this feature, press Search or Return.

  • Page 62: Subtitles

    Video (continued) Subtitles Your media player supports the display of the SRT subtitle file format. To use it, make sure that it is in the same folder as your movie file and that they are both named exactly the same. Simply start the video file and the subtitles will show at the bottom of the screen.

  • Page 63: Using The Remote Control With Videos

    Video (continued) Using the Remote Control with Videos ENTER - Click ENTER to play your highlighted video. PLAY/PAUSE - To pause the video and to resume playing the video. + (VOLUME) - To increase the volume. - (VOLUME) - To decrease the volume. MUTE - To silence the audio portion of the video.

  • Page 64: Search

    Search Click the SEARCH button on the remote control and the screen below will appear. This screen allows you to search for music tracks, videos, or photos. Use the up and down arrows on the remote control to navigate through the options. Press ENTER on the remote control to make a selection.

  • Page 65: Online Media

    Online Media Currently the DSM-0 supports Rhapsody , My Kids Tunes and Live ™ 1 ™ ™ online services. Content downloaded from Napster can also be used with ™  your DSM-0. New services will be added in the future and made available via firmware upgrades.

  • Page 66: Aol Music Now

    Online Media (continued) AOL Music Now AOL Music Now provides access to over . million songs and thousand of videos. Visit http://aol.musicnow.com/ for more info. Files downloaded with AOL Music Now use Windows Media DRM. This is ® a type of copy protection. These files can be played on the DSM-320 if you use a UPnP AV media server software (such as Windows Media Connect...

  • Page 67: Live365

    Online Media (continued) Live365 ™ Live is an Internet radio service that provides unlimited on-demand access ™ to thousands of radio stations. The audio is streamed directly over the Internet. Live allows you to select your own preset stations and provides custom ™...

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    Online Media (continued) Live365 (continued) ™ Editor’s Station Picks: Lists recommended stations based on your preset stations. Press the MENU button to add a station to your preset list. Genres: Lists stations according to genre. Press the MENU button to add a station to your preset list.

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    Online Media (continued) Live365 (continued) ™ After you login, your stations or presets will be retrieved. Scroll down to select a station or preset. Alll the details regarding your listening selection will be displayed here.

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    Online Media (continued) My Kid’s Tunes ™ My Kid’s Tunes offers children’s music, stories, and audio files for download ™ from their website www.MyKidsTunes.com. To collect music, stories and audio files from My Kid’s Tunes you must order though their online service. ™, Once you’ve ordered from My Kid’s Tunes you may begin to listen to the...

  • Page 71: Napster

    Online Media (continued) Napster ™ Napster is a legal music service that gives subscribers on-demand access ™ to over 00,000 music tracks. Napster subscribers can listen to and collect ™ full-length, high-quality tracks online and offline. Subscribers can also collect as many tracks as desired on the hard drives of up to  PC computers to listen offline and use with the DSM-320.

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    Online Media (continued) Napster (continued) ™ The library window will display the download status. By default, downloaded music is stored in the My Music folder on your hard drive. Important! You need to use the Windows Media Connect software to play ®...

  • Page 73: Rhapsody

    Online Media (continued) Rhapsody ™ Rhapsody is a subscription music service that provides unlimited on-demand ™ access to over 725,000 music tracks. The CD quality audio is streamed directly over the Internet. Rhapsody also offers access to Internet radio stations and ™...

  • Page 74: For New Rhapsody ™ Users

    Online Media (continued) For New Rhapsody Users ™ The D-Link DSM-0 CD-ROM contains a link to the latest version of the Rhapsody software. ™ Click Special Offers Note: You can also get to the link by visiting our website at http://support.dlink.com...

  • Page 75

    Online Media (continued) For New Rhapsody Users (continued) ™ The installation software will begin downloading to your computer. Click Next Please read the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these terms, the installation process can not occur. Click I agree...

  • Page 76

    Online Media (continued) For New Rhapsody Users (continued) ™ Select a destination folder for the software installation or use the default location. Click Next If you are connecting through a proxy server you can enter the settings here. If you are unsure, leave it as is.

  • Page 77

    Online Media (continued) For New Rhapsody Users (continued) ™ By default the options are configured to create shortcuts on your Desktop and on the Quick Launch toolbar. Click Finish Click Register Now! Fill in the blank fields to begin the registration process. Click Next...

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    Online Media (continued) For New Rhapsody Users (continued) ™ Complete the registration information on this page. Click Next Click Finish...

  • Page 79

    Online Media (continued) For New Rhapsody Users (continued) ™ Enter DLINK-MUSIC as the coupon code and click the Start Here button. Select the service plan that you would like to sign up for. Now that you’ve installed the Rhapsody software and created an account, ™...

  • Page 80: Configuring Rhapsody ™ For Use With The Dsm-320

    Online Media (continued) Configuring Rhapsody for use with the DSM-320 ™ To use Rhapsody with your DSM-320 you need to enable the UPnP Server ™ within the User Settings. To do this, launch the Rhapsody application and ™ follow the steps below. Go to Options and select User Settings Place a checkmark next to Start...

  • Page 81

    Online Media (continued) Configuring Rhapsody for use with the DSM-320 ™ (continued) Only songs (albums or individual tracks) and radio stations that have been added to your library are available for streaming to your DSM-320. The library displays music and radio stations that have been added to your library.

  • Page 82: Yahoo

    Online Media (continued) Yahoo! Music Yahoo! Music provides unlimited access to over  million songs. Keep all the music you want, as long as you’re a subscriber. Visit http://music.yahoo.com/ for more info. Files downloaded with Yahoo! Music use Windows Media DRM. This is a type of ®...

  • Page 83: Setup

    Setup If you want to change the configuration of your setup you can press the SETUP button on the remote control. For an explanation of the terminology used in the Setup functions, please see the Glossary. Press SETUP on your remote control to access the setup features.

  • Page 84: Wireless

    Setup (continued) Configuration: Select Static or DHCP by pressing the up arrow or down arrow. When the desired option is highlighted, press ENTER on the remote. If Static is selected, you will need to input the IP, Netmask, Gateway, and DNS. A DHCP-enabled router automatically assigns IP addresses to devices on your network.

  • Page 85

    Setup (continued) WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy): An industry standard encryption technology used by wireless devices. When using WEP, you must determine the level of encryption. The type of encryption determines the key length. 128-bit encryption requires a longer key than 64-bit encryption. Keys are defined by entering in a string in HEX (hexadecimal - using characters 0-, A-F) or ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange –...

  • Page 86: System

    To change the default server, you must select a server by going to View All Servers. If you are using multiple servers, such as Windows Media Connect and the D-Link ® ® Media Server software, then you must toggle between servers by selecting the server from the View All Servers option.

  • Page 87: General

    Setup (continued) General The General option contains a submenu of four options: Audio/Video Aspect ratio: The aspect ratio can be adjusted to match the capture settings of your video clips. Display mode: Interlace is the default setting. Progressive scan should only be selected if your television or monitor supports this feature.

  • Page 88: Miscellaneous

    Setup (continued) Miscellaneous Screen Saver Delay: Select the amount of idle time before the screen saver appears. Choose a time between 1-30 minutes. Use the up and down arrows on your remote control to navigate through the list. Press the ENTER button on your remote control to make a selection.

  • Page 89: Check Internet Connection

    Setup (continued) Check Internet Connection Check Internet Connection: Select this option to check the validity of your Internet connection. Press OK to proceed with the test. The phrase Connection test succeeded! will appear at the bottom of the window when your Internet connection is valid.

  • Page 90: Version

    Please visit http://support.dlink.com for the latest version of the Media Server software. Note: If you have a version of the D-Link Media Server already installed on your system, please uninstall the software and restart your system before installing a newer version of the D-Link Media Server software.

  • Page 91: Frequently Asked Questions

     Video - MPEG 1, , and , AVI, XVID Images - JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, JPEG2000 What do I need to set up the D-Link’s DSM-320? You must have a Microsoft Windows-based home network in place, with ...

  • Page 92

    Frequently Asked Questions (continued) If I am running Windows Media Connect, do I need ® to run the D-Link Media Server software? ® No, you may run both applications but it is not necessary to run both at  the same time.

  • Page 93: Troubleshooting

    I’ve updated the firmware on my DSM-320 but all of the features do not work.  Be sure you’ve updated to the latest version of the D-Link Media Server software as well. You can download the latest version at http://support.dlink.com...

  • Page 94

    Troubleshooting (continued) I can’t access the D-Link Media Server from MediaLounge  Check the computer and make sure that it is on and not in “sleep” mode. Make sure that the path you established to access your media content ...

  • Page 95

    Troubleshooting (continued) My remote control isn’t working.  Make sure the batteries are inserted correctly.  Try removing the batteries and reinserting them without touching any buttons on the remote control. Replace the batteries with new ones.  The volume and mute buttons on the remote control don’t work when playing content that was encoded in 5.1 surround.

  • Page 96

    Troubleshooting (continued) I can’t hear any sound when I’m playing music. Make sure the audio cables are properly connected.  If the audio cables are connected to your TV, the TV must be on to hear  any music. If the audio cables are connected to your stereo, make sure the ...

  • Page 97

    Troubleshooting (continued) Checking the bit and sample rates of a music file. To check the bit and sample  rates of a music file: Right-click on the file and select Properties. Select the Summary tab and click the Advanced button. Scroll to the bottom of the list.

  • Page 98

    Media Connect running and that you  ® are sharing the folder that contains the Napster audio files. ™ Make sure you have validated the D-Link player from within Windows  ® ® Media Connect. I was able to browse and play content from my media player, but now I can no longer browse or play any content from my media server.

  • Page 99

    If you are sharing gigabytes of content, especially videos, please make sure that you are not running any other software that requires high CPU usage. It takes a long time to share files with the D-Link Media Server.  If you are sharing gigabytes of content with your media server software, it may take several minutes depending on the size of the content you are sharing.

  • Page 100: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Network • TCP/IP (DHCP or Static IP Address) • 802.11g Wireless (Supports up to 54Mbps transfer rate) • 802.11b Wireless (Supports up to 11Mbps transfer rate) • Wired LAN: 10/100Mbps Media Streaming Protocol • HTTP Supported Audio Formats: •...

  • Page 101

    Technical Specifications (continued) Antenna: • Type: 2.4GHz swivel-type monopole antenna • Frequency: 2.4G to 2.5GHz • Impedance: 0 ohms • Gain: dBi Dimensions • H x W x L: 1.” x 11.” x 1.” • Weight: . pounds Security: • Hardware based WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) •...

  • Page 102: Appendix

    Appendix Setting Microsoft Windows Power Options ® If you want access to your music and photos all the time, make sure to configure your PC’s power settings. Do not allow your computer to enter a standby power state, or you will have to “wake up” your PC to view music or photos on your DSM-320.

  • Page 103: Wireless Installation Considerations

    Appendix (continued) Wireless Installation Considerations The D-Link DSM-320 can be integrated into a wireless network from virtually ® anywhere within its operating range. However, the range can be limited by the number of walls, thickness of walls, and location of the walls that the wireless signal must pass through.

  • Page 104: Audio And Video Cables Guide

    Appendix (continued) Audio and Video Cables Guide...

  • Page 105

    Appendix (continued) Television Aspect Ratio Chart Video files will be in one of the three aspect ratios: 4:3 Pan/Scan, 4:3 Let- ter Box, or 1: Widescreen. The aspect ratio setting of the DSM-0 must match the file that is to be played for the type of TV you have. If you set your Output settings to 16:9, and your TV is a standard...

  • Page 106: Glossary

    Glossary Networking 802.11b: A wireless networking standard that supports data encryption and up to 11Mbps bandwidth. 802.11g: A wireless networking standard that supports data encryption and up to 54Mbps bandwidth. Ad-Hoc: This wireless networking mode means that two PC’s are communicating in a Peer-to-Peer network, without a router or an access point.

  • Page 107

    Glossary (continued) IP Address (Internet Protocol Address): An IP address consists of four groups of digits separated by periods. Each group of digits contain an 8-bit value as a number ranging from 0 to 255. Each computer must have it’s own unique IP address.

  • Page 108: Music

    Glossary (continued) Music AIFF is short for Audio Interchange File Format, an audio format that was developed by Apple Computer and is the standard audio format for Macintosh computers. AIFF use a .AIF or .IEF extension. M3U is a playlist format and is the default playlist format of WinAMP and most other media player software.

  • Page 109: Photo

    Glossary (continued) Photo BMP: The standard bit-mapped graphics format used in the Windows ® environment. By convention, graphics files in the BMP format end with a .BMP extension. GIF: Pronounced jiff or giff and stands for graphics interchange format, it is a bit-mapped graphics file format.

  • Page 110: Video

    Glossary (continued) Video AVI: Short for Audio Video Interleave, the file format Microsoft’s Video for Windows standard. See under Video for Windows ® ® DivX: Is a video format that is MPEG- compliant and widely used on the Internet for encoding video files. MPEG: Short for Moving Picture Experts Group, and pronounced “empeg”.

  • Page 111: Contacting Technical Support

    Contacting Technical Support Technical Support You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link Technical Support through our website, or by phone. Tech Support for customers within the United States:...

  • Page 112: Warranty

    Warranty Period from the date of original retail purchase. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.

  • Page 113

    Expedited shipping is available if shipping charges are prepaid by the customer and upon request. D-Link may reject or return any product that is not packaged and shipped in strict compliance with the foregoing requirements, or for which an RMA number is not visible from the outside of the package. The product owner agrees to pay D-Link’s reasonable handling and return shipping charges for any product that...

  • Page 114

    D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc., as stipulated by the United States Copyright Act of 1976. Contents are subject to change without prior notice.

  • Page 115: Registration

    Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1. November 22, 2006...

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