Aiwa MUSIC TRANSFER Operating instructions

4-254-568-12(1)
The player
Portable USB
Memory Player
with FM Radio
Operating Instructions
AZ-RS1/RS128/RS256
©2004 Sony Corporation
WARNING
To prevent fire or shock
hazard, do not expose the unit
to rain or moisture.
Do not install the appliance in a confined
space, such as a bookcase or built-in
cabinet.
To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation
of the apparatus with news papers, table
cloths, curtains, etc. And don’t place lighted
candles on the apparatus.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on
the apparatus.
Certain countries may regulate disposal of
the battery used to power this product. Please
consult with your local authority.
The validity of the CE marking is restricted
to only those countries where it is legally
enforced, mainly in the countries EEA
(European Economic Area).
For the customers in the USA
Owner’s Record
The model number and the serial number are
located at the rear. Record the serial number
in the space provided below. Refer to these
numbers whenever you call upon your Aiwa
dealer regarding this product.
Model No. __________________________
Serial No. ___________________________
If you have any questions about this product,
you may call;
Aiwa Customer Information Service Center
1-800-289-2492 or
http://www.us.aiwa.com/.
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name: AIWA
Model No.: AZ-RM256
AZ-RM128
Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc.
Address: 16450 W. Bernardo Dr, San Diego, CA
92127 U.S.A.
Telephone No.: 858-942-2230
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules.
Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
AZ-RS1: No “pavit”
AZ-RS128: AZ-RM128 (one 128-MB “pavit”)
AZ-RS256: AZ-RM256 (one 256-MB “pavit”)
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must accept any
interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
NOTE
This equipment has been tested and found to comply
with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to
Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to
radio or television reception, which can be determined
by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
more of the following measures:
– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
– Increase the separation between the equipment and
receiver.
– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is connected.
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications
not expressly approved in this manual could void your
authority to operate this equipment.
CAUTION
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this
equipment.
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Table of Contents
Overview
What you can do with your player .............. 4
Main features ............................................... 5
Getting started
Step 1: Check the package contents. ........... 6
Step 2: Insert a battery. ................................ 7
Locating controls ......................................... 9
Basic operations
Listening to music ..................................... 11
1. Connect the headphones. ....................... 11
2. Insert the “pavit” into the player. ........... 11
3. Start playback. ....................................... 12
B Changing the settings of the
player .................................................. 22
Changing the display pattern ..................... 22
Changing the backlight setting .................. 22
Changing the display language .................. 23
B Additional information .................. 24
Precautions ................................................ 24
Cleaning ..................................................... 24
Troubleshooting ......................................... 25
Specifications ............................................ 27
Index ............................................ Back cover
B Playback options ........................... 15
Changing the sound quality (M.D.S.E) ..... 15
Playing a track repeatedly (REP1) / Playing
all tracks in random order (SHUF) ........ 15
B Listening to the radio .................... 16
Listening to the radio ................................. 16
Presetting radio stations ............................. 17
B Available features .......................... 19
Using the stopwatch .................................. 19
Using the countdown timer ....................... 20
Locking the controls (HOLD) ................... 21
Turning off the beep sounds (BEEP) ......... 21
Before using this player, install the
application software on your
computer using the supplied CDROM, and send some music data to
the player.
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Overview
What you can do with your player
AZ-RS1/RS128/RS256 is a portable USB memory player with FM radio specially designed for
use with a USB storage media called “pavit.” You can send MP3 files on your computer to the
“pavit,” insert the “pavit” into the player, and carry your favorite songs anywhere. In addition to
playing music data (MP3), you can listen to FM broadcasts with this player.
1 Send your
favorite songs
to the “pavit.”
2 Enjoy music
anywhere with
your player!
Use the supplied “Music
Transfer pavit Edition”
software to send MP3 files
from your computer to the
“pavit.”
What is “pavit”?
The “pavit” is a compact, lightweight, new-generation USB storage media* with a large
storage capacity. Although the “pavit” is dedicated to “pavit”-compatible devices, it can
also be used as an external storage media for your computer, since it connects directly to
the USB port, a standard interface for personal computers.
* Storage media is a device that can store data, such as floppy disk, hard disk and magneto-optic disk
(MO).
The “pavit” complies with USB2.0 (High-Speed USB).
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Main features
* The time length varies according to the bit rate used when encoding MP3 files. The times indicated here are
for 128-kbps MP3 files.
Notes
• Music you record is limited to private use only. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright
holders.
• Sony is not liable for incomplete data transfer or damaged data due to problems of this product or your
computer.
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Overview
• Compact size, lightweight, highly portable, with skip-proof operation
• The player is equipped with an FM radio tuner. You can listen to FM broadcasts in addition to
playing music data (MP3).
• Up to 240 minutes of music can be stored in a 256-MB “pavit” and 120 minutes in a 128-MB
“pavit.”*
• MP3 files on your computer are sent to the “pavit” by simple and easy operations using the
supplied “Music Transfer pavit Edition” software.
• The “pavit” connects directly to the USB port on your computer for high-speed data transfer.
• You can also store a variety of data other than MP3 files in the new-generation USB storage
media “pavit.”
Getting started
Step 1: Check the package contents.
Check the accessories enclosed in the package.
• Portable USB memory player with FM
radio (1)
• USB storage media “pavit”* (1)
• Stereo headphones (1)
• CD-ROM (Music Transfer pavit Edition)
(1)
• Headphone extension cord (1)
• Arm band (1)
• Operating instructions for the Portable USB Memory Player with FM Radio (this manual)
• Operating instructions for the application software Music Transfer pavit Edition (1)
• Quick start guide (1)
* Supplied with AZ-RS128 and AZ-RS256 only. For AZ-RS1, see “Optional accessories” on page 27.
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Step 2: Insert a battery.
Insert one LR03 (size AAA) alkaline battery into the battery compartment as illustrated below.
Insert with the e
side upward.
Getting started
e
E
Battery duration
Approximately 10 hours (continuous music data playback, with Sony LR03 (size AAA) alkaline
battery)
When the battery is drained, playback stops and the power is turned off automatically.
Operations of the buttons and switches may also become disabled. Even if you try to turn on the
power in this state, nothing will be displayed and you cannot start playback. Replace the battery
with a new one.
When you turn on the power after replacing the battery, playback starts from the track whose
playback was interrupted by battery drain.
When to change the battery
The battery level indication in the display changes as follows:
Change the battery when the battery level indication becomes “
.”
Notes
• The indicator sections of “ ” roughly show the remaining battery power. One section does not always
indicate one-third of the battery power.
• Depending on the operating condition, the indicator sections of “ ” may increase or decrease.
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To remove the battery
Turn the player upside down to draw out the battery.
E
The cover of the battery
compartment is designed
to prevent the battery
from dropping.
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Notes on dry batteries
• Do not throw batteries into fire.
• Do not carry batteries with coins or other metallic objects. It can generate heat if the positive
and negative terminals of the battery are accidentally contacted by a metallic object.
• When the player is not to be used for a long time, remove the battery.
• If battery leakage occurs, wipe off any deposit in the battery compartment, and insert a new
battery. In case the deposit adheres to you, wash it off thoroughly.
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Locating controls
Player (front/side)
2
34 5 0
qa
TUN
E
P
HOLD
ON
OFF
BEEP
POWER
DOWN
Getting started
U
1
Player (rear)
OFF
REP1
SHUF
PRE
SET
6 7
U
TUN
ER
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1 Display
2 “pavit” slot
3 ./> (SKIP/DOWN/UP) buttons
4 Nx* (PLAY/STOP)/POWER button
5 VOL (volume) –/+* buttons
6 PRESET button
7 MENU button
8 i (headphones) jack
9 TUNER* button
ON
OFF
M.D.S.E
L
VO
MEN
qs
qd
0 HOLD/BEEP switch
qa REP1 (repeat 1)/SHUF (shuffle) switch
qs M.D.S.E (MP3 Digital Sound Enhancer)
switch
qd Clip
* The button has a tactile dot.
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Display
1 2
3
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1 “pavit” insertion indicator
: The “pavit” is inserted in the player
correctly.
: The “pavit” is not inserted in the
player.
2 Operation status indication
Displays the icon for music data
playback, radio, stopwatch or countdown
timer.
3 Play mode indication
: Playing all tracks in random order
: Playing a track repeatedly
“
” is displayed in the radio preset
mode.
4 M.D.S.E indication
Displayed only during music data
playback.
“
” is displayed in the radio preset
mode.
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4
5
6
8
5 Volume indication
Roughly shows the current volume level.
6 Battery level indication
Roughly shows the remaining power of
the battery. If “ ” flashes, the battery is
depleted.
7 Character information display
Displays the title, file name of music
data, etc.
During radio reception, displays the band
and frequency.
8 Track number/elapsed playing time
indication
Displays the preset numbers in the radio
preset mode.
Basic operations
Listening to music
First, send MP3 files to the “pavit” from your computer using the supplied “Music Transfer pavit
Edition” software. Refer to the separate manual “Music Transfer pavit Edition” about how to
send MP3 files to the “pavit.”
Basic operations
1. Connect the headphones.
Connect the headphones to the i
(headphones) jack on the player.
2. Insert the “pavit” into the player.
When the power is turned on, the
“pavit” insertion indicator “ ” will
appear in the display.
If there are no music data in the “pavit,”
the “pavit” insertion indicator becomes
“ ”.
Align this projection with the
groove inside the “pavit” slot.
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3. Start playback.
VOL –/+ Nx/POWER
1 Press and hold Nx/POWER.
The power is turned on, a short beep is heard in the headphones (when the HOLD/BEEP
switch is set to BEEP ON), and playback starts.
2 Press VOL –/+ to adjust the volume.
Music data (tracks) are played in the order of the Playlist you created using “Music Transfer
pavit Edition.”
During play mode, the track information* and elapsed playing time are displayed.
Playback stops after the last track has been played.
* Displayed when the track has ID3 TAG information. If the track does not have ID3 TAG information,
the file name is displayed. (ID3 TAG is a format to include textual information, such as title, album
name and artist name, in MP3 files.)
If playback does not start
If the HOLD function is set to on, release the HOLD function (page 21).
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Other operations
VOL –/+
Nx/POWER
Go to the beginning of succeeding tracks
Adjust the volume
Stop playback
Turn off the power
Do this
Press >. *1
Press ..
Press . repeatedly. *1
To quickly locate the desired track, press and hold
. until you find it. *2
Press > repeatedly. *1
To quickly locate the desired track, press and hold
> until you find it. *2
Press VOL – /+.
Press and hold VOL –/+ to quickly turn down or up
the volume.
Press Nx/POWER. *3
Press and hold Nx/POWER.
*1 A short beep sounds for each track. When the first track is reached, the player emits a different beep sound.
*2 While holding down the button, a short beep sounds for each track. When the first track is reached, the
player emits a different beep sound and playback of the first track will start.
*3 The power will be turned off automatically if the player is not operated for about 10 seconds while
playback is stopped.
To remove the “pavit”
Always turn off the power before you remove the “pavit.” The music data or the “pavit” itself
might be destructed if you remove the “pavit” with the player’s power turned on.
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Basic operations
To
Go to the beginning of the next track
Go to the beginning of the current track
Go to the beginning of preceding tracks
./>
To start playback from the first track
Playback starts from the position where it was last stopped.
To start playback from the first track, press and hold . or > to return to the first track
(page 13).
Playback will also start from the first track when:
– you remove the “pavit” and insert a different “pavit.”
– you reset the player (page 25).
To wear the player on your arm
Wrap the supplied arm band around your arm, etc., and then attach the player to the arm band
using the clip.
Using the headphone extension cord
The headphone extension cord makes it easy to use the player while carrying it in your pocket or
bag.
1 Connect the plug of the headphone extension cord to the i (headphones) jack on the player.
2 Connect the headphones to the headphone extension cord.
Note
To prevent the wire from breaking, do not pull on the headphone cord when you connect or disconnect the
headphones.
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REP1/SHUF
P
HOLD
ON
OFF
BEEP
POWER
HOLD/BEEP
DOWN
TUN
E
U
B Playback options
OFF
REP1
SHUF
M.D.S.E
L
VO
OFF
ON
M.D.S.E
The M.D.S.E (MP3 Digital Sound Enhancer)
allows you to enjoy clear digital sound and a
resonant bass.
Playback options
Changing the sound
quality (M.D.S.E)
Playing a track
repeatedly (REP1) /
Playing all tracks in
random order (SHUF)
To
Set the M.D.S.E switch to ON.
“
” appears in the display.
To return to the normal sound
Set the M.D.S.E switch to OFF.
Set the REP1/SHUF
switch to
Play the current track
REP1
(“
” is displayed.)
repeatedly*1
Play all tracks in random SHUF
(“
” is displayed.)
order*2
*1 After the track has been played 10 times
repeatedly, playback stops.
*2 Playback stops when all the tracks in the “pavit”
have been played.
To return to normal play mode
Set the REP1/SHUF switch to OFF.
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B Listening to the radio
.(DOWN)/>(UP)
PRE
SET
Nx/POWER
MEN
U
TUN
ER
TUNER
PRESET
Listening to the radio
You can listen to FM broadcasts
with and without inserting the “pavit” in the
player.
1
2
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Press and hold Nx/POWER until
the player is turned on.
If the radio was selected when you
turned off the player last time, or if the
“pavit” is not inserted in the player, the
radio will be selected automatically
when you turn on the player.
Press TUNER repeatedly to select
“FM 1” or “FM 2.”
3
Press and hold . (DOWN) or
> (UP) for about one second.
The player starts scanning the
frequencies and stops when it finds a
receivable station.
If you press . (DOWN) or > (UP)
repeatedly, the frequency changes step
by step.
To turn off the radio
Turn off the power by holding down Nx/
POWER until “SEE YOU” appears in the
display.
If you press Nx/POWER, music data will
be played from the position where the
playback was last stopped.
To enhance detection of
receivable stations
If there are stations that you want preset but
cannot do it automatically because their
signals are not strong enough, change the
setting of “AUTO STOP LEVEL” to
“HIGH” in order to enhance detection of
receivable stations.
* The default setting at the time of purchase is
“MID.”
You can preset up to 20 FM radio stations,
10 stations each for FM 1 and FM 2.
To preset stations
automatically (Auto preset)
1
Perform steps 1 and 2 of
“Listening to the radio” (page 16)
to select the band.
2
Press PRESET.
” and the preset numbers appear
“
in the display.
3
Press and hold PRESET for more
than 2 seconds.
“
” starts flashing, and the player
starts scanning for stations from the
lower frequencies.
Note
Changing the setting of “AUTO STOP LEVEL”
does not change the reception sensitivity.
To improve the reception
The headphone cord functions as the FM
antenna. Extend the cord to improve the
reception.
PRES
ET
MENU TU NER
The first received station is preset on the
preset number 1, and then the player
starts scanning for the next receivable
station.
If you press Nx/POWER or TUNER
during auto presetting, the player stops
scanning and exits the auto preset mode, and
music data playback starts or the radio is
switched to the other band.
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Using the radio
1 Press MENU.
2 Press . (DOWN) or > (UP)
repeatedly to select “AUTO STOP
LEVEL.”
3 Press MENU.
4 Press . (DOWN) or > (UP) to
select “HIGH*.”
In case the same station is preset on two
or more preset numbers because its signal
is too strong, set the “AUTO STOP
LEVEL” to “LOW.”
5 Press MENU.
Presetting radio
stations
To preset a station manually
(Manual preset)
If there is a station that cannot be preset
automatically, you can preset it manually by
the following procedure.
Before starting, you must exit the auto preset
mode (“
” and the preset numbers
should not be displayed).
1 Press TUNER repeatedly to select “FM
1” or “FM 2.”
2 Tune in the station you want to preset.
3 Press and hold PRESET for more than 2
seconds.
“
” and the preset numbers flash in
the display.
4 Within 10 seconds, press . or >
repeatedly to select the preset number
you want to store the station on.
The selected preset number starts
flashing.
5 Within 10 seconds, press PRESET.
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To tune in a preset station
1
Press TUNER repeatedly to select
“FM 1” or “FM 2.”
2
Press PRESET to display the
preset numbers.
3
Press . or > repeatedly to
select the preset number of the
station you want to tune in.
To clear all preset stations
Turn off the power, remove the “pavit” from
the player, and press and hold Nx/POWER
for more than 10 seconds.
The preset stations return to those at the time
of purchase.
B Available features
Using the stopwatch
You can use the player as a stopwatch. The
stopwatch has a lap time feature enabling
you to calculate a gap from a previous stored
time.
You can use the stopwatch both while
playing music data and listening to the radio.
1
During music data playback or
radio reception, press MENU.
2
Press . or > repeatedly to
select “STOPWATCH,” and then
press MENU.
3
Press MENU.
Time count starts.
To display the lap time
Press PRESET at the point you need to check
the lap time.
The current time is stored in the memory and
the lap time (the time length from the
previous stored time) is displayed.
The time count continues while the lap time
is displayed.
To update the lap time, press PRESET again.
To exit the stopwatch mode
Press and hold MENU for more than 2
seconds.
The icon for stopwatch “ ” changes to that
for music data playback or radio.
Tip
Available features
The stopwatch can count up to 99 minutes 59
seconds 99 centiseconds. To continue the time
count from then on, you need to reset the
stopwatch.
To stop the stopwatch
Press MENU.
To resume the time count, press MENU
again.
To reset the stopwatch
After stopping the stopwatch by pressing
MENU, press PRESET.
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Using the countdown
timer
The alarm can be set to go off after the
specified time period has passed. You can
specify the time by the minute, from 1 to 99
minutes.
To turn off the alarm
Press any button on the player.
To cancel the countdown timer
Press and hold MENU for more than
2 seconds.
“ ” disappears.
Tip
1
During music data playback or
radio reception, press MENU.
2
Press . or > repeatedly to
select “COUNTDOWN,” and then
press MENU.
3
Press . or > repeatedly to
specify the time length (1 to 99
minutes) until the alarm goes off,
and then press MENU.
Countdown starts and the display
changes to that for music data playback
or radio.
“ ” is displayed during countdown.
When the time reaches zero, music data
playback or radio reception is
interrupted and the alarm sounds for one
minute in the headphones.
Then, after the alarm stops, “ ”
disappears and music data playback or
radio reception continues.
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If you press MENU to select countdown during
countdown, the remaining time will be
approximately displayed in minutes.
To exit, press MENU again.
The display changes to that for music data playback
or radio.
Locking the controls
(HOLD)
Turning off the beep
sounds (BEEP)
When carrying the player in a bag, the
HOLD function can be used to prevent
accidental pressing of the buttons.
Set the HOLD/BEEP switch to OFF.
Slide the HOLD/BEEP switch in the
direction of the arrow.
“ ” flashes for a while, and all operation
buttons except for the switches on the rear
side are disabled.
To turn on the beep sounds
Set the HOLD/BEEP switch to ON.
It is recommended you set the HOLD/BEEP
switch to ON, as many operations can be
confirmed by beep sounds.
To release the HOLD function
Slide the HOLD/BEEP switch in the
direction opposite to the arrow.
Available features
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B Changing the settings of the player
Changing the display
pattern
Changing the backlight
setting
You can select from the following three
display patterns:
You can change the lighting time of the
backlight for the display.
Setting
Title
Title+Artist
1
During music data playback or
radio reception, press MENU.
2
Press . or > repeatedly to
select “BACKLIGHT,” and then
press MENU.
3
Press . or > repeatedly to
specify the lighting time (5, 10, 15
or 20 seconds) of the backlight,
and then press MENU.
Title+Album
Items to be displayed
Title of the song
Title of the song and artist
name
Title of the song and album
name
Title, artist name and album name are
displayed when the track has ID3 TAG
information. If the track does not have ID3
TAG information, the file name is displayed.
1
During music data playback or
radio reception, press MENU.
2
Press . or > repeatedly to
select “DISPLAY,” and then press
MENU.
3
Press . or > to select the
display pattern you want, and then
press MENU.
To return to the menu screen
Select “BACK” in step 3.
If you do not want to turn on the
backlight
Select “OFF” in step 3.
Depending on the surrounding light, the
visibility of the display may improve if you
turn off the backlight.
Note
To return to the menu screen
Select “BACK” in step 3.
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Regardless of the BACKLIGHT setting, the
backlight turns off when the battery level indication
becomes “ .”
Changing the display
language
You can select the language to be used for
displaying the menu from:
Japanese, English, German, French, Italian
and Spanish.
1
During music data playback or
radio reception, press MENU.
2
Press . or > repeatedly to
select “LANGUAGE,” and then
press MENU.
3
Press . or > repeatedly to
select the language, and then
press MENU.
Changing the settings of the player
To return to the menu screen
Select “BACK” in step 3.
Note
The ID3 TAG text will not change into a different
language by this operation.
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B Additional information
Precautions
General
Never place the player in a place:
• under direct sunlight or near heat sources
• in a car with its windows closed
(especially in summer)
• where it will be subjected to excessive
moisture such as in a bathroom
• where there is much dust
• near magnets or magnetized items such as
speakers or a TV
Headphones
Road Safety
Do not use headphones while driving,
cycling, or operating any motorized vehicle.
It may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in
many areas. It can also be potentially
dangerous to play your player at a high
volume while walking, especially at
pedestrian crossings. You should exercise
extreme caution or discontinue use in
potentially hazardous situations.
Preventing hearing damage
Avoid using the headphones at a high
volume. Hearing experts advise against
continuous, loud and extended play. If you
experience a ringing in your ears, reduce the
volume or discontinue use.
Consideration for others
Keep the volume at a moderate level. This
will allow you to hear outside sounds and to
be considerate to the people around you.
Warning
If there is lightning when you are using your
player, take off the headphones immediately.
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Battery
• When the battery is drained, remove the
battery from the player.
• When the player is not to be used for a
long time, remove the battery.
In case of failure of this player, consult your
Aiwa dealer without opening the casing. If
failure occurs while the “pavit” is inserted in
the player, it is recommended not to remove
the “pavit” from the player to ensure an early
solution to the problem.
Cleaning
Clean your player’s casing with a soft cloth
slightly moistened with water or a mild
detergent solution.
Note
Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring
powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzene as it
may mar the finish of the casing.
Cleaning the headphone plug
If the headphone plug is dirty, it may cause
noise or sound skipping. To ensure good
sound quality, clean the headphone plug
periodically with a soft, dry cloth.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your player, please consult
your nearest Aiwa dealer.
Troubleshooting
If you experience any of the following difficulties while using your player, use this
troubleshooting guide to help you to remedy the problem. Should any problem persist, consult
your nearest Aiwa dealer.
For trouble concerning operations while connected to your computer, also refer to
“Troubleshooting” in the separate manual “Music Transfer pavit Edition.”
Operation
Cause/Remedy
There is no sound.
c The volume level is set to the minimum level.
Increase the volume (page 12).
c The “pavit” is not inserted in the player correctly.
Reinsert the “pavit” and check if the “pavit” insertion indicator
“ ” is displayed (page 11).
c The headphone plug is dirty.
Clean the headphone plug with a soft dry cloth.
c The HOLD function is set to on.
Release the HOLD function (page 21).
c The player contains moisture condensation.
Let your player sit for a few hours at room temperature.
c The battery is exhausted.
Replace the battery with a new one (page 7).
c The player contains moisture condensation.
Let your player sit for a few hours at room temperature.
c The battery is exhausted.
Replace the battery with a new one (page 7).
c The HOLD function is set to on.
Release the HOLD function (page 21).
c The bit rate used when encoding the MP3 files was low.
Send MP3 files encoded with higher bit rates to the “pavit.”
c The headphone plug is not fully connected.
Connect the headphone plug fully.
c The battery is exhausted.
Replace the battery with a new one (page 7).
c The music data itself contains noise.
Noise may have been introduced when creating music data due to
the conditions of the computer. Create the music data again.
c The player is not functioning normally.
Remove the “pavit” from the player, and then press and hold
Nx/POWER for more than 10 seconds to reset the player.
c Send the music data to the “pavit” again, as the data stored in the
“pavit” may have been destructed.
c The “pavit” does not have any music data, or the music data stored
in the “pavit” may be destructed.
Send the music data to the “pavit” again.
The buttons do not work.
The display becomes hard to
see or nothing is displayed.
The volume will not
increase.
The sound is distorted.
There is no sound output
from the right headphone.
Playback stops suddenly.
There is noise in the
playback sound.
Erroneous display.
The “pavit” insertion
indicator becomes “
”.
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Additional information
Symptom
Battery
Symptom
Cause/Remedy
Battery life is short.
c The operating temperature is below 0°C (32°F).
Battery life becomes shorter in cold temperatures due to battery
characteristics. This is not a malfunction.
Radio
Symptom
Cause/Remedy
The audio is weak or
contains noise.
c The battery is exhausted.
Replace the battery with a new one (page 7).
c Move the player away from electric products (TV, cellular phone,
etc).
c The headphone plug is not fully connected.
Connect the headphone plug fully, since the headphone cord
functions as the FM antenna.
c Set the “AUTO STOP LEVEL” to “LOW” (page 17).
The player tunes in to a
station with much noise or
where there is no station.
Other
Symptom
Cause/Remedy
The “pavit” cannot be
inserted into the player.
The player gets warm.
c The “pavit” is being inserted backwards.
Insert the “pavit” in the correct orientation.
c The player gets warm if it is used for an extended period of time.
This is not a malfunction.
c The “pavit” has been formatted on a computer or other device.
Make a backup copy of any important data in the “pavit,” such as
by copying it to the hard disk of your computer. Then reformat the
“pavit,” using the supplied Music Transfer pavit Edition software.
As Music Transfer pavit Edition is not compatible with FAT32 file
systems, reformat the “pavit” with FAT or FAT16 format.
The “pavit” which has been
used on another device does
not work.
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Specifications
USB memory player
Supported audio file format
MP3 Bit rate: 8 - 320 kbps*
Sampling frequencies: 24/22.05/16/12/
11.025/8/32/44.1/48 kHz
Optional accessories
USB storage media “pavit”
AZ-RM128P: 128 MB
AZ-RM256P: 256 MB
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.
* 128 kbps or higher bit rate is recommended.
Frequency response
20 - 20,000 Hz (single signal measurement)
Radio
Frequency range
FM 1/FM 2: 87.5 - 108.0 MHz
General
Output
Headphones: Stereo mini-jack
Operating temperature
5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F)
Power source
Additional information
One LR03 (size AAA) alkaline battery:
1.5 V DC × 1
Battery life*
Music data playback: Approx. 10 hours
Radio reception: Approx. 10 hours
* When using a Sony LR03 (size AAA) alkaline
battery.
Dimensions
Approx. 67 × 67 × 21.7 mm
(2 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 7/8 in.)
(w/h/d, excluding projecting parts)
Approx. 68 × 77.5 × 30.7 mm
(2 3/4 × 3 1/8 × 1 1/4 in.)
(w/h/d, including projecting parts)
Mass
Approx. 79.9 g (2.8 oz) (including battery)
Accessories
See page 6.
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M, N, O
Index
M.D.S.E (MP3 Digital Sound Enhancer) 15
MP3 4, 5
A, B
Backlight 22
Battery 7
Beep 21
P, Q
C
Cleaning 24
Countdown timer 20
“pavit” 4, 5
insert 11
remove 13
Playback 11
Preset 17, 18
R
D, E
Radio 16
Repeat 15
Reset 25
Display 10, 22
F, G
Format 26
S
H, I, J, K
Headphones
connect 11
extension cord 14
precautions 24
HOLD 21
Shuffle 15
Sound 15
Stopwatch 19
T, U
Troubleshooting 25
V, W, X, Y, Z
L
Locking the controls (HOLD) 21
Volume 12, 13
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