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  • Page 1: User Manual

    HD Media Player O!Play HDP-R1 User Manual...

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

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    Chapter 4: Troubleshooting Troubleshooting ..................4-1 Display ..................4-1 Audio ..................4-3 USB storage device ............... 4-3 Remote Control ................4-3 Firmware Update ................4-4 Operation/function failure ............... 4-4 Appendices Notices .......................A-1 GNU General Public License ..............A-2 ASUS contact information ...............A-8...

  • Page 5: 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 6: License Notice And Trademark Acknowledgement For Dolby Digital

    License notice and trademark acknowledgement for Dolby Digital Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. License notice and trademark acknowledgement for DTS Manufactured under license under US Patent #s: 5,451,942; 5,956,674; 5,974, 380;...

  • Page 7: About This User Guide

    Provides the basic information about your ASUS O!Play HD Media Player. • Chapter 2: Getting connected Provides information on connecting your ASUS O!Play HD Media Player to a home or an office network. • Chapter 3: Using the ASUS O!Play HD Media Player Provides information on using your ASUS O!Play HD Media Player.

  • Page 8: Chapter 1: Getting Started

    Welcome Thank you for buying the ASUS O!Play HD Media Player! ASUS O!Play HD Media Player allows you to enjoy digital media files from your computer via portable USB/eSATA storage devices, or over the network to your TV or entertainment system.

  • Page 9: Specifications Summary

    Specifications summary Network TCP/IP (DHCP or Static IP Address) 10/100Mbps Wired LAN Supported video formats MPEG1/2/4, H.264, VC-1, RM/RMVB Supported video file .mp4, .mov, .xvid, .avi, .asf, .wmv, .mkv, .rm, .rmvb, .flv, extension .ts, m2ts, .dat, .mpg, .vob Supported audio formats MP3, WAV, AAC, OGG, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround Supported image formats...

  • Page 10: System Requirements

    Using a pin or a paper clip, press this button to reset the device to its factory default settings. 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. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    LED indicators Displays the status of the HD media player. Status Description Power The device is turned off. The device is in sleep mode. Blue The device is turned on. Storage No storage device is found. Blinking Receiving data from a storage device. A storage device is found.

  • Page 12: Remote Control

    Volume down Mode switch Subtitle Zoom Language Repeat Music shuffle Power Turn the HD media player on or off. Rewind Press to rewind the playback. Stop Stops the playback. Previous Returns to the previous media file. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

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    Home Displays the home menu. Navigation/OK keys Press the up/down keys to move through the main menus in the Home screen. Press the up/down keys to move through the items in a submenu. Press the left/right keys to move through the menu bar in a submenu.

  • Page 14: Getting Your O!play Hd Media Player Ready

    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 HD media player...

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    • Use the bundled composite AV cable to connect your HD media player to a standard TV. 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 left side of your HD media player.

  • Page 16: Starting For The First Time

    If you are using an HDMI monitor, ensure that the monitor’s display resolution is set to HDMI. The Setup Wizard appears. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the setup process. Use the remote control the navigate the screen. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 17: Chapter 2: Getting Connected

    Chapter 2 Getting connected Connecting to a network Wired connection Use an RJ-45 cable to connect your HD media player to a home or an office network. DC IN EZSETUP RESET ADSL LAN4 LAN3 LAN2 LAN1 Audio Out Video Out To connect to your network: Connect one end of the RJ-45 cable to the LAN port at the back of your HD media player and the other end to the LAN port of the router.

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    From the Home screen, press the up/down keys to navigate to Setup, then press You may also press to launch the Setup menu. Select Network > Wired LAN Setup and press Select either Select either DHCP IP (AUTO) or FIX IP (MANUAL) as your setup type: •...

  • Page 19: Configuring The Network Clients

    Configuring the network clients Setting an IP address for wired client To access the ASUS HD media player, you must have the correct TCP/IP settings on your computer. Follow the instructions below that correspond to the operating system installed on your computer.

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    Select Internet Protocol (TCP/ IP), then click Properties. Select Obtain an IP address automatically if you want the IP settings to be assigned automatically. Otherwise, select Use the following IP address: and key in the IP address and Subnet mask. Click OK when done.

  • Page 21: Sharing Files Over The Network

    Sharing files under Windows XP OS ® To share files under Windows XP OS: ® On your computer, select the folder containing the files that you want to share. Right-click the selected folder, and select Sharing and Security. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 22: Sharing Files Under Windows ® Vista Os

    Tick Share this folder. If you want to set permissions for the network users, click Permissions. Click Apply when done. A hand icon appears on the folder indicating that the folder’s contents are shared over the network. Sharing files under Windows Vista OS ®...

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    Turn on sharing so anyone with network access can open files • Turn on sharing so anyone with network access can open, change, and create files • Turn off sharing (people logged on to this computer can still access this folder) When done, click Apply. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 24: Chapter 3: Using Your O!play Hd Media Player

    Chapter 3 Using your O!Play HD media player The Home screen The Home screen includes these main options: Movies, Music, Photos, Setup, and File Copy. Configuring the system settings The System menu allows you to configure the menu language, text encoding, system update, and system time, turns on/off the screen saver function, and restore the HD media player to the default settings.

  • Page 25: Playing A Video File

    Press the right key to navigate to the System tab, then press Press the up/down keys navigate and select the function that you want to configure. Use the up/down keys to increase/decrease a numerical value. Press to save or press to cancel the settings made.

  • Page 26: Playing A Video File

    Before you can access a media file over the network, ensure that the folder containing the file is shared. For more details, refer to the section Sharing files over the network in Chapter 2. Press twice to play the video. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 27: Configuring The Subtitle Settings

    Configuring the subtitle settings The Subtitle key allows you to configure the subtitle settings such as font size and color. To configure the video settings: From the Home screen, press the up/down keys to navigate to Movies, then press Locate and play your selected video file, then press Use the navigation keys to move through and make your changes to the subtitle settings.

  • Page 28: Playing Music

    Press to group all your music files in your storage device and then play the music files randomly. Playing a music file To play a music file: From the Home screen, press the up/down keys to navigate to Music, then press ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 29: Configuring The Audio Settings

    Using the up/down keys , select the source of your music file, then press . Locate the music file that you want to play. Before you can access a media file over the network, ensure that the folder containing the file is shared. For more details, refer to the section Sharing files over the network in Chapter 2.

  • Page 30: Viewing Photos

    Using the up/down keys , select the source of your photo, then press . Locate the photo that you want to view. Press to browse the photos. Press to view the photos in slideshow mode. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 31: Viewing Photos In Slideshow Mode

    Viewing photos in slideshow mode To view photos in slideshow mode: When the selected photo is displayed in full screen, press on the remote control to start the slideshow. Photos in the same source folder will be displayed in order. Press to pause the slideshow.

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    Left to Right, Top to Bottom, Waterfall, Snake, Dissolve, Strip Left Down, and All Effect Shuffle. Slide Show Interval • Set the time interval between the photos in the slideshow from two seconds (default) to two minutes. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 33: Copying Files

    Copying files To copy files: From the Home screen, press the up/down keys to navigate to File Copy, then press . You may also press to launch the Setup menu. Select your Source, then press Select your Destination, then press In your source’s directory, locate the file that you want to copy to another location, then press .

  • Page 34: Chapter 4: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This section provides answers to some common problems that you may encounter while installing or using the ASUS O!Play HD 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.

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    The TV screen is blinking and fuzzy. • Ensure that the AV/HDMI cable is properly connected to the correct terminals on both the TV and the media player. • Ensure that the media player power LED is on. • Ensure that the TV system setting matches the system used in your country. •...

  • Page 36: Audio

    Ensure that the batteries are properly inserted. • The batteries may already be drained out. Replace the batteries with new ones. • Ensure that the path between the remote control and the media player is not blocked. ASUS O!Play HD media player...

  • Page 37: Firmware Update

    Operation/function failure An operation/function failed on my HD media player. Disconnect the AC adapter from the power source, then plug it in again. If you still encounter the same problem, contact the ASUS Technical Support. Chapter 4: Troubleshooting...

  • Page 38: Appendices

    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://green.asus.com/ english/REACH.htm. Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: •...

  • Page 39: 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 any derivative work under copyright law: that is to say, a work containing the 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 HD media player...

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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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    Program is void, and will automatically terminate your rights under this 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 HD media player...

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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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    RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD 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 HD media player...

  • Page 45: 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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