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D-Link DSM 330 - DivX Connected HD Media Player User Manual

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DivX Connected
User Guide
Version 1.0
27 September 2007
This document contains proprietary information that is protected by copyright. No part of this document may be
photocopied, reproduced, or translated without the prior written consent of DivX, Inc. The information contained in this
document is subject to change without notice.
Copyright 2007, DivX, Inc. Confidential
DivX, Inc.
4780 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121

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    DivX Connected User Guide Version 1.0 27 September 2007 This document contains proprietary information that is protected by copyright. No part of this document may be photocopied, reproduced, or translated without the prior written consent of DivX, Inc. The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice.

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    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Inc. 4780 Eastgate Mall San Diego, CA 92121 U.S.A. Copyright © 2007, DivX, Inc. DivX®, DivX Certified®, DivX Connected™, Stage6™ and associated logos are trademarks of DivX, Inc., all rights reserved. All other marks, product names, and company names are the property of their respective owners. Software and Help Manual copyright ©...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Welcome to DivX Connected DivX Connected User Guide Table of Contents Welcome to DivX Connected ................1 What Is the DivX Connected Server?................1 What Is a DivX Connected Device? ................... 2 What You Need to Set Up DivX Connected ..............2 Types of Formats You Can Use ...................

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    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Downloading and Playing Video on Stage6 ..............13 Logging In to PIN Protected Media ................. 14 DivX Video-on-Demand Activation................... 15 Configurations for Best Performance ............16 Recommended Network Setup..................16 Other Possible Setups......................16 Configuring the DivX Connected Server............18 Configuring Media on the Server ..................

  • Page 5: Welcome To Divx Connected

    Welcome to DivX Connected DivX Connected User Guide Welcome to DivX Connected DivX Connected™ includes everything you need to access digital media (video, music and photos) and services through devices and Personal Computers (PCs) connected to TVs and stereo systems. The devices browse and retrieve the media from home PCs, other networked devices and from online services.

  • Page 6: What Is A Divx Connected Device

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide What Is a DivX Connected Device? A DivX Connected device is a stand-alone unit (aka. client) that accesses media on any DivX Connected Server present on its network. The network can be wired or wireless. A DivX Connected device can access any DivX Connected Server on the same network.

  • Page 7: Installing The Divx Connected Application

    Installing the DivX Connected Application DivX Connected User Guide Installing the DivX Connected Application You can install the DivX Connected™ Server by: Downloading the application from the Internet, or • Installing it from the CD that came with your device •...

  • Page 8: Starting Divx Connected

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide When you complete installation, the DivX > DivX Connected folder appears in the Start > All Programs menu. If you installed DivX Connected for the first time, the DivX Connected Setup Wizard starts upon installation and assists you in configuring the server.

  • Page 9: Setting Up Your Divx Connected Device

    Setting Up Your DivX Connected Device DivX Connected User Guide Setting Up Your DivX Connected Device You can set up a DivX Connected™ device to work with an Ethernet or a wireless connection. This guide assumes that you already have a PC running the DivX Connected Server and a router on your network. Important: If you are installing a network for the first time, follow the network installation instructions for your router first.

  • Page 10: Connecting The Device To Your Television

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide 8. Turn on the device by pressing the power button. If this is your first time setting up the device, you should see the DivX Connected Setup Wizard, which begins with the language selection screen. If you don't see the language selection screen, make sure your TV is set to display the correct video input.

  • Page 11: Scart Component Tv Connection

    Setting Up Your DivX Connected Device DivX Connected User Guide SCART Component TV Connection Using the SCART component cable, connect the device to your television. Use audio connection cables to connect the audio on the device to the audio on your television: Device Television SCART to SCART TV Connection...

  • Page 12: Additional Audio Connections

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide If your television does not receive audio through the HDMI cable, connect the audio cables. Device Television Additional Audio Connections You may use either of the following audio connections with your TV or receiver in conjunction with your choice of video connection.

  • Page 13: Supported Encryption Modes

    Setting Up Your DivX Connected Device DivX Connected User Guide 1. From the DivX Connected device main display, press ‘Setup’. 2. Select ‘Network’. 3. From the Wired Network Status page, select ‘Configure Wireless’. 4. Select ‘Enable’ to enable wireless capability from the device. Any available networks are listed. 5.

  • Page 14: Key Authentication

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Key Authentication This Setting Enables This Authentication Method Open Key identification occurs via a wireless adapter's MAC address. It is the default key authentication method. * Shared authentication is not supported. Key Length This Setting Establishes This Encryption Key Length 64 bit...

  • Page 15: Using Divx Connected

    Using DivX Connected DivX Connected User Guide Using DivX Connected Once the DivX Connected™ device is configured and the DivX Connected Server is running, you navigate through the device using the remote control. Using Your Remote Control Use the remote control that came with your DivX Connected device to navigate through the menus. Pressing the ‘Menu’...

  • Page 16: Basic Remote Control Features

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Basic Remote Control Features To Do This... Do This with the Remote Control Highlight a selection Press Arrow (right, left, up or down) Select an option Press Enter Go to the previous menu Press Back Go to the main menu Press Home...

  • Page 17: Photo Controls

    Using DivX Connected DivX Connected User Guide Note: mp3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson; mp3 Surround audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS, Agere and Thomson. Photo Controls To Do This... Do This with the Remote Control Display a photo Highlight the item and press Enter Advance to the next photo...

  • Page 18: Logging In To Pin Protected Media

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Play the video as it is downloading. • Select Downloads to view downloading progress. • Select Downloads to view downloaded videos. • "Play Video" plays back the video similar to streaming media while this, or another video, downloads at the same time.

  • Page 19: Divx Video-on-demand Activation

    Using DivX Connected DivX Connected User Guide DivX Video-on-Demand Activation If you have a DivX account, you can activate your DivX Connected device to play DivX Video-on-Demand (VOD) content. From the DivX Connected Server application, go to the ‘Device Settings’ tab and right click on the device you wish to activate.

  • Page 20: Configurations For Best Performance

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Configurations for Best Performance To get the best performance out of your DivX Connected™ experience, plan your network carefully. In general, the more direct the connections, the better the performance. Note: The performance of wireless network equipment can be adversely affected by cordless phones, microwave ovens, garage door openers or other wireless devices.

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    Configurations for Best Performance DivX Connected User Guide A wired connection to the PC(s) running the server is preferred over a wireless connection because the PC may have to download video from the Internet while it is being played back to the device, thereby increasing the bandwidth requirements for the PC connection.

  • Page 22: Configuring The Divx Connected Server

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Configuring the DivX Connected Server You can make media available for playback on DivX Connected™ devices by changing the DivX Connected Server configuration. You can add or remove folders, set folder access and privacy, etc. As devices connect to your network, they are automatically added to the device list.

  • Page 23: Setting Privacy

    Configuring the DivX Connected Server DivX Connected User Guide Setting Privacy Control which DivX Connected devices have access to specific folders on the DivX Connected Server: Select the folder and click ‘Set Folder Privacy’, or • Right-click the folder and click ‘Set Privacy’ from the menu •...

  • Page 24: Changing The Divx Connected Server Name

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Changing the DivX Connected Server Name Note: The DivX Connected Server must restart to use the new name. 1. Click the ‘General’ tab 2. Enter a new name in the ‘Name’ field 3.

  • Page 25: Modifying Additional Settings

    Configuring the DivX Connected Server DivX Connected User Guide Note: To log in with a PIN code from a keyboard, use the numeric keys in the row above the letters on the keyboard, not the number pad. Modifying Additional Settings Click the ‘Advanced’...

  • Page 26: Changing The Privacy Settings

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Changing the Privacy Settings 1. Select the Video Settings, Music Settings, or Pictures Settings tab in the DivX Connected Server. 2. Select the desired folder and click ‘Set Folder Privacy’. The following screen appears: 3.

  • Page 27: Managing Devices On The Server

    Configuring the DivX Connected Server DivX Connected User Guide Note: Click ‘Select All’ to select all of the devices, or ‘Deselect All’ to clear the check boxes. To enable access to the media, check the box next to at least one device. 7.

  • Page 28: Renaming Devices In The Device List

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Renaming Devices in the Device List Rename a device in the device list to distinguish it from other devices accessing the server. To rename a device: 1. Select the device in the Device List 2.

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    Configuring the DivX Connected Server DivX Connected User Guide Fields that you can edit include Title, Released, Director, Genre and Description. Editing the Genre field can affect how videos are grouped together and listed on the client device, allowing you to see a list of videos that fall under one genre.

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    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Uncheck the box if you do not want the information in a field to apply to all selected files. The Metadata Editor stores information entered into the Genre field for later use. When you click the arrow to display the drop-down list, all genres associated with the files in your collection appear in the list.

  • Page 31: Editing Music Metadata

    Configuring the DivX Connected Server DivX Connected User Guide The Metadata Editor displays information about the video file and its dimensions in the top portion of the screen. If a picture was included in the metadata, the picture thumbnail displays. Click the arrows in the bottom left corner to advance or go back to the metadata in the next or previous files in the folder.

  • Page 32: Resetting Music Metadata

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Fields that you can edit include the Title, Artist, Album, Genre, Track and Year. Editing the Genre field can affect how music is grouped together and listed on the client device, allowing you to see a list of music that fall under one genre.

  • Page 33: Changing Music Artwork

    Configuring the DivX Connected Server DivX Connected User Guide Note: Your changes do not affect the file's metadata. The server stores your new metadata in a database and uses it instead of, or in addition to, the file's metadata. The Metadata Editor displays information about the audio file in the top portion of the screen. If a picture was included in the metadata, the picture thumbnail displays.

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    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide The DivX Connected Server database stores the metadata for each picture. The metadata consists of: A thumbnail of the picture • The type of file (e.g., image/.jpg) • The date the picture was taken •...

  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting DivX Connected User Guide Troubleshooting This section contains some common solutions to problems that may occur while using DivX Connected. Problem or Possible Explanations How to Correct Occurrence Remote control does The batteries may be Check the polarity of the batteries positioned incorrectly in the with the remote control.

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    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Problem or Possible Explanations How to Correct Occurrence No sound or distorted Volume incorrectly set Adjust the volume on the TV or volume device Audio input source issue Check that the audio connections are going to the correct input source on the TV or the stereo system.

  • Page 37: Updating Your Firmware

    Updating Your Firmware DivX Connected User Guide Updating Your Firmware Periodically, a new version of firmware for DivX Connected™ devices may become available with improved functionality or added features that enhance your DivX Connected experience. Updating the firmware is quick and easy. When a device connects with the DivX Connected Server, the server checks the firmware version number against the currently available firmware version.

  • Page 38: Sending Feedback To Divx

    DivX Connected User Guide DivX Connected User Guide Sending Feedback to DivX We look forward to receiving feedback from our DivX Connected™ Users. Please send any and all feedback on this product to ConnectedFeedback@divx.com. Copyright © 2007, DivX, Inc., Confidential...

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