MM-CH36US MEDIA PLAYER
WITH HDMI, CARDREADER & USB FRONT HOST
www.fantec.de
Multi-Media HDD Player
MM-CH36US
User’s Manual
Table of Content
1. Introduction ...................................................................................... 3
1.1
Preface ............................................................................................... 3
1.2
Specification ...................................................................................... 3
1.3
Packing list ........................................................................................ 5
1.4
Caution .............................................................................................. 5
1.4.1 Usage cautions ..............................................................................................5
1.4.2 Power ............................................................................................................5
1.4.3 Radio interference/compatibility ...................................................................6
1.4.4 Repair ............................................................................................................6
1.4.5 Disposing of the player .................................................................................6
1.4.6 Hard disk cautions.........................................................................................6
1.4.7 Others ............................................................................................................7
2. About the Player................................................................................ 8
2.1 Front Panel ............................................................................................. 8
2.2 Rear Panel .............................................................................................. 8
2.3 Remote control ....................................................................................... 9
3. First Time Usage ............................................................................. 12
3.1 Connect the player with your TV ....................................................... 12
3.2 Connect the Player with your PC ....................................................... 12
4. Product Usage ................................................................................. 13
4.1 Browse and Play the Media Files ........................................................ 13
4.2 SETUP .................................................................................................. 14
4.3 File Edit................................................................................................. 16
4.3.1 Copy ............................................................................................................16
4.3.2 Delete ..........................................................................................................16
4.3.3 New folder/Rename ....................................................................................16
4.3.4 Properties ....................................................................................................17
4.3.5 Cancel .........................................................................................................17
5. Appendix ......................................................................................... 18
5.1 FAQ ....................................................................................................... 18
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5.2 Copyrights and Trademarks ............................................................... 19
5.3 Warranty............................................................................................... 19
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1. Introduction
1.1 Preface
The FANTEC MM-CH36US is a multi-functional media player, with the
features of compactness and easy use. It’s a good helper for your study,
work, entertainment and a good companion for your life.
1.2 Specification
Audio Format
MP3 32K-320Kbps
WMA 32K-256Kbps
WAV
Video Format
AVI, DIVX3.11-5.0, XVID1.0, DAT, VOB (max 30fps),
MPG1/2/4
Picture Format
JPEG/JPG
Picture play mode
15-picture preview function, Slide show(Picture + Back
Music supported)
Video Support
Support Subtitle(Integrated in VOB file as DVD )
Support Multi-Language for VOB
A/V output
CVBS/ HDMI video output
TV output
NTSC/PAL
Power Supply
AC input :100V~240V 50/60HZ 0.7A
DC Output :12V 2A
Support
SD/MMC/MS card
4 GB (MAX)
HDD Support
SATA 1/2 HDD`s
USB Support
USB2.0 Full Speed
HDD Format
support
FAT32/NTFS
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Data interface
Full speed USB2.0
HDMI OUT
AV OUT
SD, MMC CARD interface
USB Host
OSD Language
English, Chinese, Chinese F, German, Swedish,
Spanish, Italian, French, Danish, Japanese
Remote control
support
Support Remote Operation
OS Support
Windows 2000/XP/VISTA , Linux, MAC OS
Dimensions
207 x 39 x 111mm
Net Weight
454g
Software upgrade
Support software upgrade from SD Card(FAT32)/MMC
CARD(FAT32)/USB(FAT32)
Operating
Temperature
-10° C ~ 60° C
Working Humidity
10%~75%
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1.3 Packing list
Check the accessories after receive the product. If something is missing,
please contact your merchant immediately to insure your consumer’s right.
No.
1
2
3
4
Name
Media player
Power Adapter
Remote Controller
AV cable
Quantity
1 pcs
1 pcs
1 pcs
1pcs
5
USB cable
1 pcs
6
7
User Manual
Batteries
1 pcs
2 pcs
8
Screws
several
1.4 Caution
This player’s design and manufacture has your safety in mind. In order to
safely and effectively use this player, please read the following before
usage.
1.4.1 Usage cautions
User should not modify this player. If commercial hard disk is being used,
the environmental temperature should be within +5° C ~ +35° C.
1.4.2 Power
The player’s power voltage: DC 12V.
When using this player, please connect the supplied AC adapter or AC
adapter cable to the player’s power jack. When placing the adapter cable,
make sure it can not get damaged or be subject to pressure. To reduce the
risk of electric shock, unplug the adapter first before cleaning it. Never
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connect the adapter to the player in a humid or dusty area. Do not replace
the adapter or cable’s wire or connector.
1.4.3 Radio interference/compatibility
- If not properly shielded, almost all electronic devices will get radio
interference. Under some conditions, your player might get interference.
- The design of this player has followed the FCC/CE standard, and has
followed the following rules:
(1) This player may not cause harmful interference;
(2) This player could accept some interference received including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
1.4.4 Repair
If the player has a problem, you should take it to an appointed repair
center and let the specialists do the repair, never repair the player yourself,
you might damage the player or endanger yourself or your data.
1.4.5 Disposing of the player
When you dispose of the player, be sure to dispose it appropriately. Some
countries may regulate disposal of electrical device, please consult with
your local authority.
1.4.6 Hard disk cautions
The player uses an internal hard disk for data storage, in normal case,
format or repair is not required.
You should carefully read the < Frequently Asked Questions > chapter,
and check our website for latest information before formatting the hard
disk.
- Physical impact may create bad sector in the hard disk, you can use
CHKDSK to fix the problem.
- All data stored in the player may be lost due to physical impact, electrical
shock, power lost, HDD format etc. Please backup your data.
- It is suggested to do defragment after a long period of usage.
- Regularly backup the data in the hard disk so that it can be recovered in
the event of data corruption or loss. Our company takes no responsibility
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for loss of data stored on the hard disk.
1.4.7 Others
When using this player, please do not let the player come into contact with
water or other liquids, if water is accidentally spilled on the player, please
use a dry cloth to absorb the spillage.
Electronic products are vulnerable, when using please avoid shaking or
hitting the player, and do not press the buttons too hard.
— Do not let the player come into contact with water or other liquids.
— Do not disassemble the player, repair the player or change the design
of the player, any damage done will not be included in the repair
policy.
— Do not press the buttons of the player too hard.
— Avoid hitting the player with hard object, avoid shaking the player, and
stay away from magnetic fields.
— During electrostatic discharge and the strong electromagnetic field,
the product will malfunction, then unplug the power cable and the
product will return to normal performance next time it is powered on.
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2. About the Player
2.1 Front Panel
No.
Definition
1
Power button
SD/MMC Card
reader
USB-Host
2
3
Function
Press shortly to switch on/off the
power
Put your SD/MMC Cards in here
USB port to connect USB-devices
2.2 Rear Panel
Port
USB
AV OUT
HDMI
OPTICAL
DC
12V/2A
Port definition
USB port
Composite video
output port
HDMI output
Audio output port
Power port
Function
USB port for PC communication
Output to connect composite
video and audio
Output to connect HDMI
Can output digital audio signal
Can input power
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2.3 Remote control
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No.
Button
Function
1
POWER
Press to enter standby mode or wake up.
2
DISK
Press to select the data source
3
HDMI/AV
HDMI / AV output switch key
4
MUTE
MUTE on/off
5
EDIT
Press to open edit sub-menu
6
MOVIE
Press to open movie option.
7
VOLUME -
Press to decrease volume
8
NAVIGATION Press arrow keys to highlight an option.
Press ENTER to select options in menus.
Press arrow keys to rotate pictures.
9
REPEAT
Choose file repeat mode (repeat one, repeat all).
10
PAUSE
Pause key
11
FAST RWD
FAST REWIND button:
Press to fast rewind the current playback.
Press repeatedly to select speeds.
12
FAST FWD
FAST FORWARD button:
Press to fast forward the current playback.
Press repeatedly to select speeds.
13
STOP
Press to stop playback.
14
AUDIO
Choose audio track in DVD playback mode
15
SUB-T
SUBTITLE button:
Press to set subtitle options.
16
HOME
Press to return to main menu
17
EXIT
Stop/return key.
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18
SETUP
Press to access the setup menu.
19
NUMERICAL
0-9 numeric key
PAD
20
PHOTO
Press to open photo option.
21
MUSIC
Press to open music option.
22
VOLUME +
Press to increase the volume.
23
STEP
Slow-motion play for video
24
PLAY
Press to start playback
25
PREVIOUS
Press to go to the previous file or the previous
chapter on a title.
26
NEXT
Press to go to the next file or the next chapter on
a title.
27
INFO
Display the file info.
28
PSM
Change the slide-show mode
29
DVD
Play DVD folder like a common DVD player
30
S.SHOW
Slide Show button:
Press to start the Slide show
Change R/C battery
1. Battery service life is about one year. It depends on usage frequency
and operation.
2. If remote control doesn’t work when it is near the unit, please change
battery.
Note: Please dispose the exhausted batteries according to the local rule.
Remote control operation range
1. Remote control operation range: Within 6m from front panel, angel :<60°
2. Effective distance of remote control will be difference according to
different lightness of environment.
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3. First Time Usage
3.1 Connect the player with your TV
Connect HDD player AV/HDMI output with TV set AV/HDMI intput by
AV/HDMI cable.
Note:
Confirm the Video output setting is similar with the mode on your TV set,
press HDMI/AV key on remote control to switch the output mode on you
HDD media player.
3.2 Connect the Player with your PC
Connect to computer
Connect HDD player USB 2.0 output with computer USB input by USB
connection cable. HDD player becomes computer local HDD. You can edit
files and folders like files on your PC´s HDD.
Note:
1. Supported OS: WINDOWS XP/ 2000/ VISTA/ Linux (FAT32), MAC OS
(FAT32)
Disconnect from computer:
WARNING:
DO NOT SIMPLY PULL OUT THE USB CABLE AT ANY TIME!
You must properly remove unit from the computer before disconnecting the
USB cable to avoid loss data or freezing the computer.
To safely disconnect the unit hard disk, click on the system tray remove
icon (green arrow next to the clock) and follow the instructions, wait until
you get a message saying that you can safely unplug the device before
disconnecting the USB cable.
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4. Product Usage
4.1 Browse and Play the Media Files
When you turn on the player, you get to the main menu.
The five main options “VIDEO”, “MUSIC”, “PHOTO”, “SLIDE” and “FILE”
are displayed.
You can choose one option by using the arrow-buttons and pressing
“ENTER”. Navigation via “FILE” menu is recommended.
VIDEO: All video files on the player were displayed in a list, ordered by
name.
MUSIC: All music files on the player were displayed in a list, ordered by
name.
PHOTO: All photos on the player were displayed in a list or as
a digest (can be set in the setup menu).
SLIDE:
A slideshow with the pictures on your player starts.
FILE:
All media files on the player were displayed. The directory
structure is kept.
To start the playback of one file you simply have to mark it with the arrow
buttons and then press “PLAY” or “ENTER”.
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4.2 SETUP
General steps for original setup:
1. Press “SETUP” key. Setup menu appears on screen as following:
2. Press direction keys to select title or submenu, then press “ENTER” key
to confirm HIGHLIGHT selection.
3. Press “SETUP” key to exit setup menu display.
-- General Page -OSD Language:
Select the Menu Language.
Screen Saver:
Turn screen saver on/off.
-- Speaker Setup Page -Downmix:
Set speaker downmix mode
(Left/Right, Stereo, 5.1 Channel)
-- Audio Setup -Audio Output:
LPCM Output:
Choose from analog, SPDIF/PCM and SPDIF/RAW
Choose from LPCM 48k or LCPM 96k
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-- Video Page -TV display:
Set TV display mode (normal/PS, normal/LB, wide)
TV type:
Set TV standard (multi system, PAL, NTSC)
Video output:
Set video output resolution (CVBS, 720p, 1080i)
Note: 720p and 1080i can only be displayed via HDMI
-- Preferences Page -Defaults:
Select “Reset” and press “ENTER” to load the
default settings.
Slide time:
Set the interval for the slide show (5s / 10s / 15s)
Slide mode:
Set transition effect for slide show
Photo digest:
Turn photo digest on/off.
Autorun:
Turn autorun on/off.
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4.3 File Edit
When you are in the file menu, press “EDIT” key, showing edit menu as
follows:
Press “UP / DOWN” direction keys to select operation, press “ENTER” key, then
make the corresponding operation to the selected file.
4.3.1 Copy
Select the folder by “DIR” key to appoint the selected as aim folder, then
mark the file you want to copy and press “EDIT” key to show edit menu.
Select the item “copy” by UP/DOWN key and then press “ENTER”.
4.3.2 Delete
Select “DELETE” sub-selection, press “ENTER” key, screen showing
remind dialog box, select “YES” to delete the item or “NO” cancel this
operation.
4.3.3 New folder/Rename
a.
Select the file, press “EDIT” key to show edit menu, select “New
folder/Rename” sub-selection, press “ENTER” key, will show the
rename windows as following:
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b.
c.
Move HIGHLIGHT to aim alphabets by direction keys, press “STOP”
key when you finished
Press “EXIT” key to cancel operation; press “PSM” key to cancel the
current inputting alphabet.
Note: You can not create or edit files or folders on SD/MMC cards.
4.3.4 Properties
Select this sub-selection, screen showing the properties of the file.
4.3.5 Cancel
Select cancel sub-selection to cancel edit operation.
Note:
The “edit” button is only effective under "File" directory, and HDD
format must be FAT32.
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5. Appendix
5.1 FAQ
Please read the following guide before you contact our service.
Symptom
Possible reasons
Resolutions
No power
Power cable not plugged
in
Restart player
Look, if the DC power cable is
connected correctly
Plug in power supply and press
“Power” button on front panel or
“Power” button on remote control
Connect Player as descript in
this manual
Press “HDMI/AV” key on
remote control
Power on, but unit
doesn’t work
properly.
No picture
No volume
Playing pictures
rolling up, poor
quality pictures
Remote control
doesn’t work.
Unit not connected
properly
Unit video output not
comply with display
equipment
Display input is not set as
receive unit signal
Volume display 0 (TV or
player)
Audio cable not connected
effectively
Reset up TV format such
NTSC, PAL.
Picture quality is bad
Battery with no energy or
not enough energy
Battery not installed
properly.
Remote control not
point at remote sensor
Too long distance or too
big angle
Remote control route
malfunction
Select proper video input format,
usually is video or AV
Adjust volume
Connect audio cable effectively
Power off first, select correct TV
or display format.
Take pictures with better quality
Install new batteries, ensure
using same size of batteries:
AAA, 1,5V
Install batteries correct
Point remote control on remote
sensor
Keep distance within 6m from the
front panel remote sensor; Lower
angle to sensor
Remove obstacle
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5.2 Copyrights and Trademarks
Copyrights
All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced, stored in a
retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic,
mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written
permission from the copyright holder. According to copyright law, no
recorded data may be used for purposes other than personal enjoyment
without permission from the copyright holder.
Trademarks
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of
Corporation.
All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.
Microsoft
5.3 Warranty
What your warranty does not cover:
-Acts of nature, such as fire, static discharge.
-Damage from unauthorized repair, alteration or accident.
-Damage from misuse or neglect.
-A unit that has been modified or incorporated into other products or is
used for institutional or other commercial purposes.
-Loss of customer’s software, firmware, information, or memory data.
-Improper handling or installation.
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