YP-U6
MP3 Player
user manual
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Using this manual
•Some operations of your MP3 player may differ from
those described in this manual depending on the
firmware installed.
Some of the contents may be changed without prior
notice.
•Your MP3 player and screens may differ from the
illustrations in this manual.
• This user manual is based on the Windows XP operating
system. The operation of your player may differ from the
operation described in this manual depending on your PC's
operating system.
• Sound sources, wallpapers, and images provided in this
product are licensed for limited use by Samsung from their
respective owners. Extracting and using these materials for
commercial or other purposes is an infringement of copyright
laws. Samsung is not liable for such copyright infringement
by the user.
•To view troubleshooting, see "Troubleshooting".
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Safety
information
This manual describes how
to properly use your new
MP3 player. Read it carefully
to avoid damaging the player
and injuring yourself. Pay
particular attention to the
following serious warnings.
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CAUTION
Situations that may result in death or serious injury to yourself or others
• Do not use the product during a thunderstorm. Thunderstorms can cause the player to
malfunction and increases the risk of electric shock.
• Using earphones or headphones for an extended time may cause serious damage to
your hearing.
If you are exposed to sound louder than 85db for an extended time, you may adversely
affect your hearing. The louder the sound is, the more seriously damaged your hearing
may be. Note that an ordinary conversation is between 50 to 60 db and road noise is
approximately 80 db.
You are strongly advised to set the volume level to medium. The medium level is usually
less than 2/3 of the maximum.
• If you hear a ringing in your ear(s), lower the volume or stop using the earphones or
headphones.
• Exposure to loud sounds while walking or driving may distract your attention and cause
an accident.
• Do not use the earphones while riding a bicycle, driving an automobile or motorcycle, or
while walking or jogging on a road or in a crosswalk. The earphones may prevent you
from hearing oncoming traffic and lead to a serious accident. Using earphones when
driving is also prohibited by law in some areas.
• Use only accessories provided by or approved by Samsung.
• When hanging the product around your neck, do not apply pressure to the neck strap.
To prevent accidental choking, keep the neck strap away from children, the elderly, and
people incapable of caring for themselves.
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Safety information
• Stop using the player and contact a Samsung Service
Centre if the player or battery emits smoke, an unusual
smell, or unusual noises. Failure to do so may result in a
fire or injury.
• Do not touch the product or the power cord with wet
hands. The water can conduct electricty and cause an
electrical shock.
• Do not place the product in or near heaters, microwave
ovens, hot cooking equipment, or high pressure
containers. Excessive heat or pressure can cause the
product to break, explode, or catch fire.
• Turn off the product where it is prohibited.
The product may interfere with electronic signals.
Turn off the product when boarding an airplane.
The product may interfere with the electronic navigation
system of the airplane.
Turn off the product in hospitals.
Comply with all hospital regulations. The product may
interfere with medical equipment.
• Do not use the player near fuels, combustibles,
flammable chemicals, or explosive materials. Comply
with regulations, instructions, and warnings in
environments where explosive materials are located.
Turn off the product while refueling your car, motorcycle,
boat, etc.
• Keep your player and all accessories out of the reach
of small children and animals. Children or animals can
damage the player or accidently damage the battery and
cause an explosion. Small parts may choke children or
pets.
• Do not use a flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3
ft) to people or animals. Using the flash too close to
a person’s eyes can cause temporary or permanent
damage.
• Stop using the product if you feel uncomfortable when
watching videos or playing games.
Consult your physician before using the product if any of
your family has experienced seizures or fainting.
Stop using the product and consult your physician if you
experience cramping in the face or muscles, dizziness,
disorientation, or nausea.
Avoid watching videos or playing games on the product
for an extended period of time.
• Do not expose your eyes to direct sunlight through the
screen of the product. It may damage your eyes.
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Safety information
WARNING
Situations that could cause damage to yourself or the product
• Do not disassemble, repair, or modify this product on your
own.
• Be sure to backup important data. Samsung is not
responsible for data loss.
• For your safety, make sure the earphone cable does
not get in the way of your arm or become entangled in
nearby objects while you are exercising or walking.
• Protect your player from harsh impacts and rough
handling.
• Do not get the product wet or drop it in water. If the
product gets wet, do not switch it on. You could get an
electric shock.
• Do not leave the player in locations with temperatures
above 35° C (95° F), such as saunas or a parked cars.
• Do not use or store your player in dusty, dirty, humid, or
poorly-ventilated areas. Using or storing your player in
these environments can lead to electrical shock or fire.
Prevent any foreign particles or dust from entering the
product.
• Do not use the product if the screen is cracked or broken.
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hand or
face. Bring the product to a Samsung service centre to
replace the screen. Damage caused by careless handling
will void the warranty.
• Do not place heavy objects on top of the player.
• Be sure children understand how to operate the product
correctly and safely.
Improper use of the product may cause the product to
break down or cause an injury.
• Do not use the product near speakers, large electric
motors, strong magnetic fields, high voltage power lines,
or communication towers. The product may malfunction
due to electromagnetic waves.
• Do not spray water on the product. Never clean the
product with chemical substances such as benzene or
thinner, as this may cause fire, electric shock or cause
the surface to deteriorate.
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Safety information
• Do not paint or put stickers on the product. The USB
connection cap may get stuck, or the touch screen may
not work properly.
If you are allergic to the paint on the product or the
metal parts of the product, you may experience itching,
eczema, or swelling of the skin. If this happens, stop
using the product and consult your physician.
• To clean the product, wipe it with a soft, clean, dry cloth.
Do not use strong chemicals or detergents.
• Do not carry the product in your back pockets or around
your waist. You may be injured by the player and/or
damage the player if you fall.
• Avoid exposing the product to hot exhaust gas or steam.
The product may become deformed or malfunction.
• Do not place the product near magnetic objects.
Expsure to magnetice objects can cause the product to
malfunction or the battery to discharge.
Magnetic strip cards, including credit cards, phone
cards, passbooks, and boarding passes, may be
damaged by magnetic fields.
• Use common sense when using the product in public.
Avoid disturbing others when using the product in public.
• Use caution when using the product near other
electronic devices.
Most electronic devices emit radio frequency signals.
The product may interfere with other electronic devices.
• Do not use the product for anything other than its
intended purpose.
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Safety information
Use caution when using the battery
• If you detect a leak, odors, or smoke, turn off the product
immediately and contact a Samsung service centre.
The battery may explode or cause a fire.
• Use only Samsung-approved chargers and AC adapters.
Third-party products may malfunction, explode, or cause
a fire.
• Do not use the product on or near hot floors or electric
blankets.
The battery may malfunction, explode, or cause a fire.
• Do not expose the battery to sources of excessive heat
such as sunshine, fire, or the like.
• Do not puncture the battery or subject the battery to
sharp impacts. Damaged or punctured batteries can
explode or cause a fire.
• Do not store the battery with metal objects, such as
coins, keys, and necklaces. If the battery terminals
come in contact with metal objects, the battery can be
damaged, become deformed, or malfunction. It can also
cause a fire.
• Do not use the player in a bathroom. Water or fluids may
damage the parts or circuits of the product.
The product or battery may malfunction, cause a fire or
explode.
Use the product only within the suggested temperature
and humidity range: -5° ~ 35°C (23° F ~ 95° F) and 20 ~
80 % relative humidity.
• Do not overcharge the battery.
Disconnect the charger when the battery is fully charged.
• Charge the battery once a month if you are not using
it regularly over along time. Discharging the battery
may shorten the battery life. The battery may eventually
malfunction, cause a fire, or explode.
Special features of your
MP3 player
Contents
8 Use basic functions
Simple menus for language study in
Study mode
SoundAliveTM brings your music to life
A virtual you
Create a Popcon character
8
9
11
What's included
Your MP3 player
Connect to a PC and charge the
battery
13 Turn your player on and lock the
buttons
14 Access menus from the main
menu screen
Check your calorie consumption in
Fitness mode
15 Manage music files
Compact, simplistic design
15
Easy file transfer, easy charging,
integrated USB
15
19
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Download music files
Supported file formats and PC
requirements
16 Download files with Kies
17 Download files using your player as a
removable disk
18 Disconnect your player from a PC
My files
Contents
20 Play music
32 Customise settings
20
32
20
22
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Music
Listen to music
Create your own playlists
Use the user button
25 Use additional
applications
25
FM Radio
33
33
34
35
35
36
36
36
Settings
Music settings
FM Radio settings
My Popcon settings
Sound settings
Display settings
Language settings
Date and time settings
System settings
25
27
Listen to the FM radio
Save radio stations
38 Appendix
28
29
Set fitness information
Use Fitness mode
Fitness
38
39
41
42
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31
Voice REC
42
43
43
44
Maintenance of your player
Troubleshooting
Specifications
Correct disposal of this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic
Equipment)
Correct disposal of batteries in
this product
Licence
Open Source Announcement
Contact Samsung World Wide
Use basic functions
What's
included
Learn to perform basic operations with your player.
Check your product box for the following items:
MP3 player
Earphones
Quick start guide
Note
• The items supplied with your player may look different than the illustrations in this
manual.
• You can obtain additional accessories from your local Samsung dealer.
Your MP3
player
9
Reset hole
If your player is frozen or
unresponsive, insert a
pointed object (such as a
toothpick or paper clip)
into the reset hole. The system will be
initialised.
Earphones jack
Microphone
Neck strap
hole
Power/lock button
Display
User button
Back button
n Navigation/
Selection button
USB switch
USB plug
Use basic functions > Your MP3 player
Button functions
Button
Function
• Turn your player on and off (press and hold)
Power/lock • Lock the buttons
n
User
• Use the user button function (See page 22)
• Start or stop voice recording (press and hold)
Back
• Return to the previous screen
• Return to the main menu screen (press and hold)
n
Scroll up, down, left, or right on the screen
o
(Centre)
• Select the highlighted menu or option
• Begin or pause playback
Navigation/
a
Selection
(Up/Down)
Adjust the volume
• Skip to the previous/next file
b
• Move to the previous/next page
(Left/Right)
• Search backward/forward (press and hold)
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Connect to
a PC and
charge the
battery
Connect your player to a
PC and charge the battery
before you use your player
for the first time or when
you have not used it for a
long time.
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Push the USB switch.
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The USB plug comes out.
Connect the USB plug to the USB port of your PC.
<USB connected>
: Charging
: Fully charged
Charging time
About 3 hours
Caution
The rechargeable battery
incorporated in this product is not
user replaceable. For information
on its replacement, please
contact your service provider.
When the battery is fully charged, unplug the USB plug from the PC.
Use basic functions > Connect to a PC and charge the battery
About the battery
• Charge and store the battery at 5˚ C ~ 35˚ C (41˚ F ~ 95˚ F).
• Do not charge the battery for more than 12 hours or leave the
battery fully discharged for a long time. Doing so may shorten
the battery life.
• Depending on how you use your player, actual battery life may
vary and may be shorter than specified.
Note
• The charging time may differ depending on your PC’s
capabilities.
• If you want to charge the battery on your laptop, make
sure that the laptop's battery is full or the laptop is plugged
into a power source.
• The player can only be charged by connecting to your
PC with the USB plug. Do not use a separate USB AC
Adapter. It may not charge the battery or allow proper
operation of the player.
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Turn your
player on
and lock the
buttons
13
Turn your player on or off
Press and hold
to turn your player on or off.
Note
• The Popcon character settings appear when you turn on the player for the
first time. See "My Popcon settings" on page 34.
• If you do not use your player for 1 minute, it will automatically turn off.
You can adjust auto power off time. See page 36.
Lock or unlock the buttons
Lock the buttons to prevent any unwanted operations while listening to music.
Press
to lock or unlock the buttons.
Note
When the buttons are locked,
will appear at the top of the screen.
Access menus
from the
main menu
screen
Select menus from the main
menu screen.
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When you turn on the player, the main menu appears, which allows you to run functions you
want.
▲ Main menu screen
In the main menu, use b to scroll to a menu you want,
and then press o.
Use the menu you select.
Press
■■
to return to the previous screen.
Press and hold
to return to the main menu screen.
Manage music files
Download
music files
Download music files from a
PC to your player.
Download music files to your player, and search for or
delete files stored in your player.
Supported file formats and PC requirements
Supported files
Menu
MUSIC
Supported files
Music files
Note
Caution
To avoid damage to your player
and corruption of your files, do
not disconnect the USB plug
while files are being transferred.
For supported file formats, see "Specifications" on page 41.
Recommended PC requirements
CPU
Pentium 1.8 GHz or higher
Operating System
Windows XP SP 2 or higher/Vista/7
• Resolution 1024 X 768 (600) or higher
• 1 GB RAM
• 500 MB available hard disk space or more
• .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 or higher
• Microsoft DirectX 9.0C or higher
Others
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Manage music files > Download music files
Download files with Kies
You can easily download music files with Kies.
Note
Note
• For information about installing Kies on a PC, refer to the
Quick Start Guide supplied with your player.
Refer to http://www.samsungmobile.com for installation
precautions and installation details.
• We regularly upgrade Kies for peak performance.
Some features of Kies may change without prior notice.
Connect the USB plug to the USB port of your
PC.
■■
■■
See page 11 to connect the player to your PC.
When the player is connected to your PC, Kies launches
automatically on your PC.
Click
in the Kies Widget Dock.
Click
at the top of the Contents Manager.
Click
at the top left of the window.
Select a folder or file you want.
■■
The list of the files stored in your PC appears.
Select a file, and then click
of the window.
■■
at the bottom right
The selected file is copied to your player.
• You cannot use your player when it is connected to a PC.
• If you connect your player to a PC when the player's
battery is low, the battery charges for a few minutes before
your player links to the PC and Kies launches.
• Connect the player directly to the USB port of your PC.
If you connect through a USB hub or a USB extension
cable, your player may not work properly.
• When you format your player on a PC, use the FAT32
system. In Windows Vista/7, click <Restore device
defaults> and then format your player.
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Manage music files > Download music files
Download files using your
player as a removable disk
Connect the USB plug to the USB port of your
PC.
On your PC, open <My Computer> and
then the <U6> folder.
Note
• The order of files on your PC will differ from the order of
files in your player.
• Your player restricts playback of files protected by a DRM
(Digital Rights Management) system.
Select a folder you want.
Copy files from the PC to your player.
What is DRM?
Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a technology and service
that prevents the illegal copying of digital contents and
protects the profit and rights of copyright holders or content
producers.
Manage music files > Download music files
Disconnect your player from a
PC
Carefully follow the steps below when disconnecting your player
from a PC to avoid data loss or damage to your player.
Example: Windows XP
Click
on the Windows taskbar.
Click the pop-up message.
Click the window that says you can remove the
player safely.
Unplug the USB plug from the PC.
Caution
• To avoid damage to your player and corruption of your
files, do not disconnect the USB plug while files are being
transferred.
• Do not disconnect your player when playing files stored
in your player on a PC. Make sure that you stop playback
and then disconnect your player from a PC.
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My files
Search files by folder, and
open or delete files.
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Search for files
In the main menu, select <My
files>.
Select a folder from the list.
Delete files
Select a folder from the list.
Select a file you want to delete,
and then press
.
Select <Delete File>.
Select <Yes> from the pop-up
window.
Scroll through the file list.
Select a file you want.
Play music
Music
Play music files on your
player.
To download files, see
"Download music files" on
page 15.
SoundAlive brings your music to life.
You can press the User Button to set button operation
to your preference.
Listen to music
Music files are categorised in folders by type. You can easily find a music file you want.
Music category
Artists
Function
Display files by artist.
Albums
Genres
Display files by album.
Display files by file name in the the following order: special characters,
numbers, letters.
Display files by genre.
Playlists
Display playlists you created.
Recorded Files
Display files recorded in <FM Radio> or <Voice REC>.
Music Browser
Display all files in the Music folder.
Unknown
Display files that have no track information (ID3 tag).
Songs
What is ID3 an tag?
An ID3 tag is a metadata container attached to an MP3 file. It includes information about
the music, such as the title, artist, album, or track number, which a player can display on
its screen during playback.
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Play music > Music
Play music files
Music playback screen
In the main menu, select <Music>.
Select a music category.
■■
To play the file you last played, select <Now Playing>.
5
2
3
6
4
Select a file to play.
Control playback by using the buttons.
See "Music playback screen."
To
Do this
Press l/r
• If you press l 3 seconds
Skip to the previous or
next file
after the file starts playing,
playback will restart.
Search backward or forward Press and hold l/r
Pause or resume playback
1
Press o
7
8
No. Description
1
Repeat mode
2
Playing status
3
Track number / Total number of tracks
4
Album image*
5
SoundAlive display
6
Song title, artist
7
Elapsed playing time
8
Playing progress bar
* The Popcon character will appear when no album image information exists
in an ID3 Tag.
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Play music > Music
Create your own playlists
Use the user button
You can create your own playlist by adding music files you want.
There are 5 default playlists.
While playing music, press the User Button to access various
options.
Add music files to a playlist
From the music category list, select a file you
want to add to a playlist, and then press
.
In the main menu, select <Settings>.
Select <User Button>.
Use one or more of the following options.
Select <Add to Playlist>.
Mode
Description
Select a playlist to add the file to.
Study Mode
Switch from General mode to Study mode.
SoundAlive
Select appropriate sound effects for music.
Play Speed
Change the playback speed.
Play Mode
Change the repeat mode.
Delete music files from a playlist
From the music category list, select <Playlists>.
Select a playlist that has a file you want to delete.
Select a file you want to delete, and then press
.
Select <Delete from Playlist>.
■■
■■
To delete all files, select <Delete All from Playlist>.
Files deleted from a playlist are not deleted from the
player.
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Play music > Music
Study Mode
Use this mode when you frequently use the section repeat,
playback speed, or skip functions. Press
to switch to
Study mode. Press
to switch to Music mode again.
Repeat a section of a track
You can select a section of a track to repeat.
Press
at the beginning of the section you
want to repeat.
■■
<A →> displays at the top of the screen.
Press
repeat.
■■
at the end of the section you want to
<A ↔ B> displays at the top of the screen. Your player
repeats the marked section.
To cancel repeating, press
again.
Note
You must set the end point at least 3 seconds after the start
point.
Change the playback speed
Change the playback speed.
While playing a track, press a to select the playback speed.
Set skip interval
While playing a track, press b to skip backward or forward in
10-second intervals.
Note
Some files may not skip at the interval.
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Play music > Music
SoundAlive
Select appropriate sound effects for music.
While playing music, press
to select the sound effect.
Note
• If you select <Auto>, your player searches the track
information (ID3 tag) and automatically selects an
appropriate effect.
• To select your own equaliser, select <User>.
Example: Set your own equalizer to <User>
In the main menu, select <Settings>.
Select <Music>.
Select <SoundAlive>.
Select <User>, and then press r.
Select a mode, and then adjust the settings.
Play Speed
Change the playback speed.
While playing music, press
to select the playback speed.
Play Mode
Change the repeat mode.
While playing music, press
to select the repeat mode.
Use additional applications
FM Radio
You can listen to the FM
radio as well as save radio
stations.
Listen to the FM radio
In the main menu, select <FM Radio>.
Press b to scan the radio stations.
■■
■■
Note
You must connect the earphones
to your player to listen to the FM
radio. The earphones serve as a
radio antenna.
Learn how to work with your player’s additional
applications.
Press l/r to scroll through radio frequencies.
Press and hold l/r to scan the available stations automatically.
Listen to the FM radio.
Radio mode
(Manual mode/
Preset mode)
Frequency for the
current station
Mute indicator
Jazz
RDS indicator
Frequency bar
Note
• The FM radio may not tune frequencies for stations correctly depending on the signal
strength and transmitting conditions in your current region.
• Press o to mute or un-mute the FM radio.
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Use additional applications > FM Radio
What is RDS?
• Radio Data System (RDS) provides program information
such as News, Sports, Music, or station information which
is displayed on the screen.
• If the FM signal strength is weak, the player may not display
RDS information.
• RDS will be available only in Europe regions.
Record the FM radio
You can record audio from an FM radio station.
While listening to the FM radio, press and hold
.
■■
■■
The recording starts.
Press o to pause recording.
Press and hold
■■
again to stop recording.
The player saves the recorded file automatically.
Select <Yes> to play the recorded file.
■■
■■
After playing the recorded file, the FM radio screen
appears.
To return to the FM radio screen, select <No>.
Note
• You cannot record the FM radio when the battery is low.
• The maximum recording time for a file is 4 hours.
• The recorded files are saved in <My files> → <Recorded
Files> → <FM Radio>.
Use additional applications > FM Radio
Save radio stations
You can save your favourite radio stations to access them easily.
Save the current radio station
In Manual mode, press
to save a radio station.
Note
To automatically save radio stations, see 'Save radio stations
automatically' on page 34.
Listen to a favourite radio station
In Manual mode, press and hold o.
Press l/r to move to another preset station.
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Fitness
You can check your
expected calorie
consumption according to a
type of exercise, your body
weight, and the duration of
your workout.
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Set fitness information
Set a daily goal
Set your daily calorie consumption and a daily fitness goal.
In the main menu, select <Fitness>.
Select <Daily Goal>.
Set calorie consumption.
Note
You must set the current time
before using Fitness mode.
See "Date and time settings" on
page 36.
Set audio guide
Provide voice information while using Fitness mode.
In the main menu, select <Fitness>.
Select <Audio Guide>.
Select <On>.
Note
Audio guide is not available if you are listening to music or the FM radio.
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Use additional applications > Fitness
Use Fitness mode
Set body type information
Set your body type information before using Fitness mode.
In the main menu, select <Fitness>.
Select <Body Info>.
Set your current weight and the unit of measure.
In the main menu, select <Fitness>.
Select an exercise type, and then press o.
Type
Walk1
Walk2
Description
Walk Slow
Walk Fast
Type
Hiking
Cycle
Description
Hiking
Cycle
Run1
Run Slow
Yoga
Yoga
Run2
Run Fast
Set the duration of your workout.
Select a play option, and then press o.
Option
Description
Now Playing
Play the most recent music.
Playlist
Play the most recent playlist.
FM Radio
Listen to a recently played FM radio station.
Shuffle Play
Randomly play tracks.
Use additional applications > Fitness
Note
• In Fitness mode, press o to pause.
to stop Fitness mode.
• Press
• Press
to display file information or calorie
consumption.
View your fitness record
You can compare your Daily Goal and your actual fitness record.
In the main menu, select <Fitness>.
Select <Performance>.
Select a date.
■■
You can view fitness hours, calories consumed, and
achievement of your daily goals.
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Voice REC
You can record voice
memos.
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In the main menu, select <Voice REC>.
Press o to start recording.
■■
■■
The recording starts.
Press o to pause recording.
Press and hold o to stop recording.
■■
The player saves the recorded file automatically.
Select <Yes> to play the recorded file.
■■
■■
After the recorded file has played, the screen returns to Recording mode.
If you want to return to Recording mode without playing back the file, select <No>.
Note
• The recording may be interrupted when you record too close or too far from the
microphone.
• When the battery is low, you cannot record voice memos.
• The maximum recording time for one file is 4 hours.
• The recorded files are saved in <My files> → <Recorded Files> → <Voice>.
Customise settings
Settings
You can change your
player’s settings.
Change your player’s settings to match your
preferences.
In the main menu, select <Settings>.
Select a setting menu.
Menu
Music
Description
Set music playback settings
FM Radio
Set FM radio settings
My Popcon
Set Popcon character settings
User Button
Set user button settings (See page 22)
Sound
Set sound settings
Display
Set display settings
Language
Set language settings
Date&Time
Set the current time and date
System
Set system settings
Select an option.
Change the settings.
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Customise settings > Settings
Music settings
FM Radio settings
Menu
Menu
Description
Select appropriate sound effects for music. See page
SoundAlive
24.
Play Mode Change the repeat mode.
Change the playback speed.
Play Speed
Mode
Auto Preset
Note
Changing <SoundAlive> effects will set the
playback speed to <Normal>.
Note
FM Region
Set the interval when you press b during music
playback.
Skip
Interval
Tag
Note
Some files may not skip at the interval you
selected.
You can view file information when an ID3 Tag exists.
Description
Switch between Manual mode and Preset mode.
Preset mode is not available when no presets exist.
Search for and save available radio stations
automatically (up to 30).
Re-tune frequencies according to your region.
FM
Reception
• This option may not be available
depending on your region.
• If you change the region, the previously
saved stations will be deleted.
Adjust signal reception. Your player will locate more
stations in areas where the reception is stronger.
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Customise settings > Settings
FM Radio settings
Save radio stations automatically
You can automatically search for available radio stations and
save them as your favourites. You can save up to 30 radio
stations.
In the FM Radio settings menu, select
<Auto Preset>.
Select <Yes> from the pop-up window.
■■
Automatic tuning begins. The player saves the radio
stations it locates in your favourites.
My Popcon settings
Select a Popcon character and name it.
Draw a character
Clear Save
Select
Press
<Save>.
to draw your own character.
to select Canvas, Drawing tool, <Clear>, or
Canvas
Draw
Erase
Save
Clear canvas
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Customise settings > Settings
Sound settings
Display settings
Menu
Beep
Sound
Menu
Display Off
Time
Volume
Limit
Description
Turn the beep sound on or off when you press the
buttons.
Set to limit the volume of the earphones to protect your
hearing.
-- <On>: You cannot increase the volume over level
16.
-- <Off>: You can adjust the volume as you want. If
you increase the volume over level 16 and restart
your player, the player will turn on at volume level
15 to protect your hearing.
Description
Set how long the screen stays on when not in use.
Select a screen saver and delay.
Screen Saver
Note
The screen saver will not work when you are
listening to the FM radio or recording.
Color Theme Change the colour of the main menu.
Contrast
Adjust the contrast of the screen.
Brightness
Adjust the brightness of the screen.
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Customise settings > Settings
Language settings
System settings
Menu
Menu
Menu
ID3 Tag
Description
Select a language for the display text.
Select a language for file names and information
about saved contents.
Date and time settings
Set the current time and date.
Scroll to a unit and press a to change the time or date. To
save the time and date, press o.
Description
Set to turn off your player automatically after a
Sleep
specified period of time.
Auto Power Set a time to automatically turn off your player when
Off
not in use.
Select a USB connection mode to connect your
player to a PC.
-- <MSC>: A PC will recognise your player as a
removable disk. The USB connection mode is set
to <MSC> by default.
-- <MTP>: A PC will recognise your player as a
PC
media device.
Connection
Note
This feature may be unavailable depending on
your region.
Default Set Restore all settings to the factory settings.
Delete all data and files stored in your player.
Note
Format
Remember to make backup copies of all
important data stored in your player. The
manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss of
data that results from your use of the player.
Customise settings > Settings
Menu
About
Description
Check the system information of your player.
-- <Firmware Version>: View the version of the
firmware installed in your player.
-- <Memory>: View the total amount of memory, and
the amount of memory being used and remaining.
Note
Regarding the Built-In Memory
1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes : actual
formatted capacity may be less as the
internal firmware uses a portion of the
memory.
Demo
Mode
Set the player to play music repeatedly with the
display on.
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Appendix
38
View the maintenance procedures, specifications
and troubleshooting solutions for your player.
Maintenance of your player
Carefully read the following to clean, store, or dispose of your player properly.
Cleaning
• When your player is dirty, wipe it with a soft, clean, dry cloth.
• Do not apply cleaners to your player's surface. This may cause damage or
affect the performance of the player.
• Do not use strong chemicals or detergents.
Storing
Store your player in a well-ventilated area.
Disposing
• Dispose of wrapping materials, batteries, and electronic devices separately.
• The wrapping materials include paper and two kinds of plastics (PC, PE).
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Troubleshooting
When you have a trouble using the player, try the following before contacting a service centre.
Problem
Solution
• Your player will not turn on if the battery is
completely drained. Recharge the battery
My player will not
turn on.
and turn the player on again.
• Press the reset button to reset your player.
• Check if the buttons are locked.
• Check if the buttons correspond to the
The buttons do
not work.
functions you want to activate.
• Press the reset button to reset your player.
• The screen may not be visible under the
direct rays of the sun.
The screen
does not display • The screen turns off automatically after the
anything.
period of time you set in <Display Off Time>
has elapsed.
Your player will automatically turn off when
My player turns
<Auto Power Off> is set and no buttons are
off automatically.
pressed while paused. Turn on your player.
• The battery running time may differ
The battery
depending on the current sound mode or
running time is
display settings.
different from
• The battery running time may decrease if
what is written in
your player is left in a location with a high or
the user manual.
low temperature.
Kies will not work Check if your PC meets PC requirements.
on a PC.
See "Recommended PC requirements."
Problem
My player will not
connect to a PC.
The file transfer is
too slow.
My player will not
play any files.
I cannot
download files to
my player.
Solution
Run Windows Update on the PC. Select key
updates and service packs and update all.
When the update is completed, reboot the PC
and reconnect.
• Stop all programs you are not using.
Running multiple programs simultaneously
can slow down the file transfer rate.
• Format your player in <Settings> →
<System> → <Format> and try again. Note
that when you format your player, all files in
the player are erased. Format only as a last
resort.
• Check if any playable files are stored in your
player.
• Check if the files are damaged.
• Check if the battery is charged.
• Check if the USB plug is correctly
connected. Reconnect it.
• Check if you have Windows Media Player
11 or higher installed on your PC. If you
are using old versions, download Windows
Media Player 11 or higher.
• Check if the memory is full.
• Press the reset button to reset your player.
Appendix > Troubleshooting
Problem
Files or data are
missing.
The playing time
does not display
correctly during
playback.
The file name
does not display
correctly.
My player is
getting hot to the
touch.
Solution
Check if you disconnected the USB plug while
transferring files or data. This can cause data
loss or fatal errors in your player. Samsung is
not responsible for any damages resulting from
data loss.
This is normal if the currently playing file is in the
VBR (Variable Bit Rate) format.
Change the language setting in <Settings> →
<Language> → <ID3 Tag>.
Charging the battery can heat up your player. It
does not affect the player's life or capabilities.
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Specifications
Model Name
YP-U6
Rating
DC 5.0 V, 500 mA
• MPEG1 Layer3 (8 kbps~320 kbps, 32 kHz~48 kHz)
• MPEG2 Layer3 (32 kbps~160 kbps, 16 kHz~24 kHz)
• MPEG2.5 Layer3 (32 kbps~160 kbps, 8 kHz~12 kHz)
• WMA (48 kbps~320 kbps, 8 kHz~48 kHz, V4.0, 4.1, 7, 8, 9)
• Ogg (Q0 ~ Q10)
• FLAC (0 Mbps~1.2 Mbps, 16 bits/sample, 2 channel)
18 mW/Ch. (France 5 mW/Ch.) (based on 16 Ω)
File
Earphones Output
Output Frequency
Range
Signal to Noise Ratio
Supported Number of
Files/Folders
Playing Time
Temperature Range for
Operation
Case
20 Hz ~ 20 kHz
92 dB with 20 kHz LPF (based on 1 kHz, 0 dB)
File: Max. 3000 (including Folder)
Music: 20 hours (Default Set, MP3 128 kbps, Volume level 15, Normal sound mode, Display off)
-5˚ C ~ 35˚ C (23˚ F ~ 95˚ F)
Aluminum
Weight
34 g
Dimensions (WxHxD)
86.2 x 26.9 x 12.3 mm
FM Radio
FM T.H.D
1%
FM Signal to Noise Ratio
50 dB
32 dBμ
FM Useable Sensitivity
* Some of the contents in this manual are subject to change without prior notice for further improvement.
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Correct disposal of this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic
Equipment)
Correct disposal of batteries in
this product
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries
with separate collection systems)
This marking on the battery, manual or
packaging indicates that the batteries in
this product should not be disposed of with
other household waste at the end of their
working life. Where marked, the chemical
symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the
battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead
above the reference levels in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries
are not properly disposed of, these substances can cause harm
to human health or the environment.
This marking on the product, accessories
or literature indicates that the product and
its electronic accessories (e.g. charger,
headset, USB cable) should not be
disposed of with other household waste
at the end of their working life. To prevent
possible harm to the environment or human
health from uncontrolled waste disposal,
please separate these items from other
types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the
sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where
they purchased this product, or their local government office,
for details of where and how they can take these items for
environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the
terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product
and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other
commercial wastes for disposal.
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries
with separate battery return systems.)
To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse,
please separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle
them through your local, free battery return system.
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Licence
The product player accompanying this user manual is licensed under certain intellectual property
rights of certain third parties. This licence is limited to private non-commercial use by end-user
consumers for licensed contents.
No rights are granted for commercial use.
The licence does not cover any product player other than this product player and the licence does
not extend to any unlicensed product player or process conforming to ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/
IEC 13818-3 used or sold in combination with this product player. The licence only covers the use of
this product player to encode and/or decode audio files conforming to the ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/
IEC 13818-3. No rights are granted under this licence for product features or functions that do not
conform to the ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3.
Open Source Announcement
This product includes certain free/open source software.
The exact terms of the licences, disclaimers, acknowledgements and notices are available on the
Samsung's website http://opensource.samsung.com.
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Contact Samsung World Wide
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Centre.
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Customer Care Centre ☎ Web Site
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1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
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Customer Care Centre ☎ Web Site
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01-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
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AUSTRIA
0810 - SAMSUNG(7267864,
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80111-SAMSUNG(80111
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Appendix > Contact Samsung World Wide
Country
Customer Care Centre ☎ Web Site
PORTUGAL
80820-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
RUMANIA
08010 SAMSUNG (08010 726
7864) only from landline, local
www.samsung.com
network Romtelecom - local
tariff / 021 206 01 10 for landline
and mobile, normal tariff
www.samsung.com
SLOVAKIA
0800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
SPAIN
902-1-SAMSUNG(902 172
678)
www.samsung.com
SWEDEN
0771 726 7864(SAMSUNG)
www.samsung.com
U.K
0330 SAMSUNG(7267864)
www.samsung.com
EIRE
0818 717 100
www.samsung.com
SWITZERLAND
0848-SAMSUNG(7267864,
CHF 0.08/min)
www.samsung.com/ch
www.samsung.com/ch_fr/
(French)
LITHUANIA
8-800-77777
www.samsung.com
Country
NEW ZEALAND
CHINA
HONG KONG
INDIA
INDONESIA
Customer Care Centre ☎ Web Site
0800 SAMSUNG(0800 726
786)
400-810-5858
010-6475 1880
(852) 3698-4698
3030 8282, 1800 110011,
1-800-3000-8282,
1800 266 8282
0800-112-8888,
021-5699-7777
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com/hk
www.samsung.com/hk_en/
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com
MALAYSIA
1800-88-9999
PHILIPPINES
1-800-10-SAMSUNG(726-7864),
1-800-3-SAMSUNG(726-7864),
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02-5805777
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Halogen Free Product
Samsung's Halogen Free Product means that an environmental friendly product does not
contain Chlorine, Bromine Flame Retardants and PVC (poly vinyl chloride) material based
on the IEC 61249-2-21 standard. This product also complies with EU RoHS Directive,
which restricts the use of certain Hazardous Substances - Cadmium (Cd), Lead (Pb),
Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent Chromium (Cr+6) as well.
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