User Manual
MED200X
High Definition Multimedia Player
INDEX
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Index
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Introduction
page 3
General Overview
page 4
Connections - Audio & Video
page 5
TV Output Settings
page 6
Remote Functionality - Firmware Update Procedure
page 7
Home Page
page 8
Media Scanner
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Media Library
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File Manager - Single Files
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File Manager - Multiple Files
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Music Playlists
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Music Playlists continued
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Media Library - Music Player
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Video File Covert Art Preview
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Time Bar - Info Screen
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Goto - Video Search
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Subtitles
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Pictures
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Thank you for purchasing the Mede8er Multimedia Player.
The MED200X is the latest generation multimedia player specially developed by Sanji for today’s demanding
media enthusiast. The Mede8er has been designed for good solid media playback from a USB device, SD
Card, Internet or Local Network source. The User Interface is neat and intuitive without being complicated.
Sanji has more than achieved their design goals by offering a media player that supports most of the popular
media formats at a very affordable price.
Please check the Mede8er forum for the latest user guide. www.mede8erforum.com
Warranty
Mede8er products carry a 24 month from date of purchase warranty. In the event of warranty service please
provide proof of purchase. Return your product to the store that it was purchased from or return it directly to
Sanji Electronics (Pty) Ltd 106, 16th Rd Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa.
Warranty does not cover damage by
a) Lightning or over voltage
b) Water damage or liquid spill
c) Misuse or abuse
d) User tampering
e) Using non Mede8er approved Firmware
Sanji Electronics is not responsible for any loss of data irrespective of the cause.
Important Safety Instructions
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Read these instructions for all components before using this product.
·
Do not use this apparatus near water or moisture. Do not use this product near a bathtub, washbowl,
kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, or anywhere else that water or
moisture are present.
·
Clean only with a soft dry cloth and as directed by the manufacturer. Unplug this product from the wall
outlet before cleaning.
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Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer instructions. To
ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating, put the product in a position
and location that will not interfere with its proper ventilation. For example, do not place the product on
a bed, sofa, or similar surface that may block the ventilation openings. Do not put it in a built-in system,
such as a bookcase or a cabinet that may keep air from flowing through its ventilation openings.
·
Do not install near any heat sources, such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other apparatus that
produce heat.
·
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
·
Only use attachments or accessories specified by the manufacturer.
·
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time to prevent
damage to this product.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel
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SD Card Slot
USB Host Port
Optical Audio Out
USB Host Port
HDMI Connector
Composite Video Out
Analogue Audio Out
DC - 5Volt 2.4 Amp input
Status Led
On/Off
TV Out
GENERAL OVERVIEW
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CONNECTIONS - AUDIO AND VIDEO
Analogue Audio and Composite Video connection to TV.
Composite Video offers the most basic picture quality connection and should only be used if your TV does not
have a HDMI input. Use RCA analogue audio outputs in the absence of HDMI or Digital Audio inputs on your
TV or Home Theatre system. RCA analogue outputs will output a downmix from mutli-channel to stereo.
L R
AUDIO IN
VIDEO IN
HDMI - RJ45 Network - Toslink Connection to a TV or Amplifier
For digital audio connection to your Home Theatre System use the HDMI connector. If your amplifier does not
have HDMI connector then you can use the TOSLINK Optical Digital output. The MED200X supports both
Passthrough and Downmix for both Dolby Digital and DTS signals.
Optical Digital
HDMI
Power up and Standby
Plug the AC/DC adapter into the mains outlet and plug the DC Jack into the DC IN at the rear of the
MED200X. DO NOT USE ANY AC/DC ADAPTER AND ONLY USE THE ONE SUPPLIED otherwise you
may cause damage to the unit. Press the On/ Off button on the Mede8ers front panel and front facia LED will
turn on Blue. You can put your Mede8er into standby by pressing the On/Off button on the remote. When in
standby the front facia LED will turn Red.
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TV OUTPUT SETTINGS
Connect the Mede8er to your TV by one of the connection options as shown on page 4 and change the
input option on your TV to match the option you selected. If you do not get to see the Mede8er GUI on your
TV you will need to toggle the Mede8er TV output until you get a picture.
TV SYS Toggle Procedure
The MED200X has two video output options ie Composite Video (yellow)
RCA connectors and HDMI. Each output option also offers different
screen resolution settings and these will need to be adjusted to
match the type of TV used.
To change the Video Output on the Mede8er
just press the TV SYS button or the TV
SYSTEM button on the remote and it
will change the Video Output to the
next available output option. If after
pressing the TV SYS button you
still do not get a picture then after a
short pause press the TV SYS
again until you see the Mede8er
GUI on your TV. Keep repeating
this procedure until you see a
picture on your TV.
Once you see the Mede8er GUI on your TV then you must enter the Video Setup
mode and adjust the Video settings to match the screen size resolution of your
TV.
AUDIO SETTINGS
HDMI Downmix (2 channel)
Use this setting if you are connecting the Mede8er directly to the HDMI input on your TV. The
sound will be downmixed to 2 channel stereo.
HDMI Passthrough
Use this setting if you are connecting to the HDMI input of a Home Theatre Amplifier. The audio will be
passed through as Bitstream or LPCM and the amplifier will do the multichannel decoding.
SPDIF Downmix (2 channel)
Use this setting to connect to a Amplifier via Toslink optical cable. The sound will be downmixed
to 2 channel stereo.
SPDIF Passthrough
Use this setting to connect to amplifier via Toslink optical cable. The sound will be passed
through as Bitstream or LPCM and the amplifier will do the multichannel decoding.
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REMOTE FUNCTIONALITY
Audio Mute
Setup Menu
DVD Menu / Menu
Subtitle
On / Off
TV System
Select
Skip Forward/Back
Confirm
Slow / Zoom
Edit Menu
Info Screen
Play /Pause / Stop
Return
Navigation Up
Navigation Right
Navigation Enter
Navigation Down
Next/Previous
Home Page
Navigation Left
Volume Up/Down
Fast Forward
Numbers
Rewind
Goto
Music Playlist
Repeat Shuffle
Audio Selection
FIRMWARE UPDATE
Download the latest Mede8er Firmware from www.mede8erforum.com.
UnZIP or UnRAR the file and you will find one file named install.img. Copy this file to the root directory of a
Flash Drive. Plug the flash drive into the Mede8er. Disconnect the power jack at the rear of the Mede8er
then plug it back in - Now press the on/off button and hold it pressed for 10 seconds and then release.
After approximately 15 seconds the LED on the Mede8er with flash red-blue and you will get a progress bar
on your TV display (some TV's will not display this) wait until the Mede8er re boots itself +- 4 minutes. Your
Mede8er is now be updated.
DO NOT REMOVE POWER DURING THE EMERGENCY RECOVERY PROCEDURE.
Power Up and hold on/off button for
10 seconds
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HOME PAGE
The Mede8er Home Page is the central point where you can launch all the user applications. Press the
Right/Left Navigation buttons on the remote to navigate the Home Page and press “Enter” to launch the
selected page.
MEDIA LIBRARY
In Media Library you can browse all your media
content and launch the built in File Manager to
manage and transfer your content.
MOVIES
The Movies page will display all information about
Video Files and allow you other functionality such as
search, most viewed and recently added.
MUSIC
The Music page will display all information about your
Music Files and allow you other functionality such as
Search and filtering options such as sort by -Albums, Artists, Genres, Year and access to Playlists.
PICTURES
The Pictures page will display all information about
your Pictures and Images and allow you other
functionality such as Search and filtering by recently
added and recently viewed.
SETUP
The Setup page is the area where you personalize the
setup option for your needs
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MEDIA SCANNER
The Mede8er has a built in Media Scanner that will scan all your Media Files and allow user functionality
such as Search, Genre, Last Played etc. You can select “Auto Scan” options in the Setup menu. The Media
Scanner will automatically update the database when the Mede8er is powered “on” or when an external
USB Hard Drive is connected. It is important to let the scanner complete the scan if you intend to use this
function. Progressive scans take less time than the original scan as only new information is added to the
database. To use the Media Scanner information select either Movies, Music or Pictures from the Home
Page and then press the “Menu” button.
Movies
Music
Pictures
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MEDIA LIBRARY
Use the Media Library to browse all your media files. The Mede8er allows you to customise the Media
Library view to suit your personal needs. To change the view just press the “Menu” button on the remote
and a dialogue screen will open on the bottom right hand side of the screen. The current selection will be
highlighted in yellow. You can choose between File View, Preview View and Thumbnail View.
FILE VIEW
In File View all files and folders are listed in a
traditional file layout across the entire screen.
PREVIEW VIEW
Preview Screen is similar to File View with the
addition of a preview window on the left hand side.
THUMBNAIL VIEW
Thumbnail View displays all files and folders in a
grid layout. If any folders have images inside then
the Mede8er will display the image as a
thumbnail. (The image that will be displayed is the
first image in alphabetic order that is found inside
the folder).
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FILE MANAGER
The Mede8er has a built in File Manager to manage and transfer files between your media sources. The
File Manager is launched by pressing the “Edit” button on the remote Control while you are Media Library.
FILE MANAGER - SINGLE FILE
To Copy, Delete, Move or Rename a single file just focus on the file (that you require to perform the action
on) and press the “Edit” button on the remote control. Select the option you require and press “Enter”.
Follow on-screen instructions.
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FILE MANAGER - MULTIPLE FILES
To Copy, Delete, Move or Rename multiple files just press the “Edit” button on the remote control while you
are in Media Library view. Select “Multiple Select” and a new dialogue screen will open.
Navigate to the files or folders on the left screen “A” that you want to perform the action on and press the
“Select” button to add the files to the File List “B”.
A
B
Once you have selected all the files you require to perform the action on then press the “Right Navigation”
button. The focus will change to “B”. Now you have options to Clear All, Remove from list, or Edit. To
continue you must select “Edit” and then follow on-screen instructions.
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MUSIC PLAYLISTS
With the Mede8er you can create multiple music Playlist’s from the remote control.
Open Media Library and press the “Edit” button and select Multiple Select.
A
B
On left hand side screen “A” navigate to your music files and press “Select” on the music files you want to
add to the File List Window “B”. Once you are complete press the right navigation button and the focus will
change to the right hand screen “B”. You can now edit the list or press “Edit” to continue. A new dialogue
screen will open and now you can select “Save Playlist”.
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MUSIC PLAYLIST’S CONTINUED
With the Mede8er you can create multiple music Playlist’s from the remote control.
Open Media Library and press the “Edit” button and select Multiple Select.
On left hand side screen “A” navigate to your music files and press “Select” on the music files you want to
add to the File List Window “B”. Once you are complete press the right navigation button and the focus will
change to the right hand screen “B”. You can now edit the list or press “Edit” to continue. A new dialogue
screen will open and now you can select “Save Playlist”.
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MEDIA LIBRARY - MUSIC PLAYER
If you select “Menu“ and then “Thumbnail View” you will be able to browse your music collection by
embedded cover art.
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VIDEO FILE COVER ART PREVIEW
To browse your Media Library by cover art just select “Menu” and
then “Thumbnails” and the Mede8er will preview the cover art in a
grid view. You can navigate the library by using the Navigation
Buttons ie Left, Right, Up and Down. Select the folder you require
and press “Enter”. A new screen will open showing the contents of
the folder.
All you need to do in order to use
this very useful feature is to
arrange your collection with each
video, in its own folder. Place a
JPEG picture together with each
movie in the folder and you will be
ready to go. You can easily
download DVD cover art for your
picture or you can use the free
program like Y2M (YAMJ to
Mede8er) to make your folder.jpg
and about.jpg pictures that will
contain additional content
information such as Synopsis,
Cover, Rating, Year, Actors etc etc
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TIME BAR - INFO SCREEN
To display the Mede8er Time Bar press the Right or Left Navigation buttons on the remote during video play.
The Time Bar screen will show and display the current time and the total length of the video. The Time Bar
will dynamically update the current position in minutes as you press the right or left navigation buttons. To go
forward or backwards in time just press the right or left navigation button continually and release when you
arrive at the required time in the video.
Repeat Status
Total Time
File Size
Audio Information
Chapter Information
Video Information
File Name
Title
Time Bar
Current Time
The Time Bar also displays information about the video file being played.
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GOTO - VIDEO SEARCH
Chapter Information
Total Time
Title
Seconds
Minutes
Hours
Time Bar
Current Time
Press the GOTO button on the remote and the GOTO dialogue screen will open. The GOTO screen allows
you to change Time, Title, and Chapter. Press the Up/Down/ Left/Right Navigation buttons to change the
value then press “Enter” once you have made your selection. To remove the screen press GOTO button
again or press the Return button.
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SUBTITLES
Mede8er supports various types of subtitle files. If the subtitle is embedded into the video file it will
automatically be available on the Subtitle Dialogue Screen. External Subtitles must be placed into the same
folder as the video file and must be named to be exactly the same name as the video file eg
Cloudy.With.A.Chance.Of.Meatballs.2009.720p.BluRay.HebDub.x264-WiKi.mkv
Cloudy.With.A.Chance.Of.Meatballs.2009.720p.BluRay.HebDub.x264-WiKi.srt
Subtitle Colour
Subtitle Language
Subtitle Time Sync
Subtitle Option Focus
Subtitle Size
Subtitle Position
Subtitle Select
To access the Subtitle screen press the Subtitle button on the remote during video play.
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PICTURES
If you select “Menu“ and then “Thumbnail View” you will be able to browse your picture collection by grid
thumbnail view. Select a picture and it will zoom to full screen. Now for more options press the “Menu” button
on the remote and you will have a host of extra options.
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or call +31(0)10-7142861 during business hours.
Sanji Electronics (Pty) Ltd 106 16th Rd Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa.
Tel: 2711 2667500 Fax: 2711 2667501 Email sales@mede8er.com