YP-U7
Digital Audio 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 increase 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 electricity 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 before refuelling 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.
• If your device has a camera flash or light, do not use a
flash close to the eyes of people or pets.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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 allow the product or battery to come in contact
with liquid. This product contains an internal label that
indicates contact with liquids. Damages caused by
contact with liquids are not covered by the warranty.
• Do not leave the player in locations with temperatures
above 35 °C, 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.
• Be careful when using the player with the USB cover
removed. The USB plug is sharp and may cause injury.
• 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.
• Be sure to backup important data. Samsung is not
responsible for data loss.
• Protect your player from harsh impacts and rough
handling.
• Do not place heavy objects on top of the player.
• Do not place or store the product on an incline, as the
product can fall and be damaged due to an impact.
• 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.
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Safety information
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• Do not place the product near magnetic objects.
Exposure to magnetic 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.
• To clean the product, wipe it with a soft, clean, dry cloth.
Do not use strong chemicals or detergents.
• 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, such
as medical appliances, pacemakers, hearing aids, and
automotive equipment.
• Avoid exposing the product to hot exhaust gas or steam.
The product may become deformed or malfunction.
• Do not use the product for anything other than its
intended purpose.
• In dry environments, static electricity can build up in the
headset. Avoid using headsets in dry environments or
touch a metal object to discharge static electricity before
connecting a headset to the device.
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Safety information
Use caution when using the battery
• Do not use the product on or near hot floors or electric
blankets.
The battery may malfunction, explode, or 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 and 20 ~ 80 % relative
humidity.
• Do not expose the battery to sources of excessive heat
such as sunshine, fire, or the like.
• Do not overcharge the battery.
Disconnect the charger when the battery is fully charged.
• Do not puncture the battery or subject the battery to
sharp impacts. Damaged or punctured batteries can
explode or cause a fire.
• 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.
• If you detect a leak, odours, or smoke, turn off the product
immediately and contact a Samsung service centre.
The battery may 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.
Special features of your
MP3 player
Contents
10 Use basic functions
Simple menus for language study in
Study mode
SoundAliveTM brings your music to life
A virtual you
Create a Popcon character
Check your calorie consumption in
Fitness mode
Compact, simplistic design
10
12
Product layout
Connect to a PC and charge the
battery
14 Turn your player on and lock the
buttons
15 Access menus from the main
menu
16 Manage music files
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16
Easy file transfer, easy charging,
integrated USB
Download music files
Supported file formats and PC
requirements
17 Download files using your player as a
removable disk
18 Disconnect your player from a PC
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My files
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Contents
20 Play music
31 Customise settings
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31
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Music
Listen to music
Create your own playlists
Use the music options
26 Use additional
applications
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FM Radio
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Listen to the FM radio
Use FM radio options
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29
Set fitness information
Use Fitness mode
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Fitness
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32
33
33
34
34
Settings
My Popcon settings
Sound settings
Display settings
Language settings
Date and time settings
System settings
35 Appendix
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36
38
39
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40
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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
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Use basic functions
Product
layout
Learn to perform basic operations with your player.
What's included
Check your product box for the following items:
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 player
Power/lock button
Earphones jack
Neck strap hole
Display
n Navigation/
Selection button
Menu button
Back button
USB plug
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USB cover
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Use basic functions > Product layout
Button functions
Reset your player
Button
Function
• Turn your player on and off (press and hold)
Power/lock • Lock the buttons
Menu
Back
n
Open a list of options available on the current
screen.
• Return to the previous screen
• Return to the main menu (press and hold)
Scroll up, down, left, or right on the
n
screen
• Select the highlighted menu or
o
option
(Centre)
• Begin or pause playback
Navigation/
a
Selection
(Up/Down)
Adjust the volume
• Skip to the previous/next file
• Move to the previous/next page
b
(Left/Right) • Search backward/forward (press
and hold)
If your player is frozen or unresponsive, press and hold the
Power/Lock button for 8-10 seconds.
This will reset the player without damaging applications or
data saved in the player's memory.
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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Remove the USB cover.
Connect the USB plug to the USB port of your PC.
<USB connected>
: Charging
: Fully charged
Charging time
About 3 hours
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.
• 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
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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 32.
• If you do not use your player for 5 minutes, it will automatically turn off.
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 set to lock during Music/FM Radio/Fitness mode,
displays at the top of the screen.
Access menus
from the
main menu
Select menus from the main
menu.
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When you turn on the player, the main menu appears, which allows you to run functions you
want.
▲ Main menu
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.
Manage music files
Download
music files
Download music files from a
PC to your player.
Download music files to your player, and search for 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 38.
Recommended PC requirements
Operating System
Windows XP SP 2 or higher/Vista/7
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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 <U7> folder.
Select a folder you want.
Copy files from the PC to your player.
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.
• You cannot use your player when 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.
• You can easily download various media files with Kies.
For information about installing Kies on a PC, refer to the
Quick Start Guide supplied with your player.
Refer to http://www.samsung.com for installation
precautions and installation details.
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.
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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.
My files
Search files by folder, and
open or delete files.
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Search for files
Delete files
In the main menu, select <My files>.
Select a folder from the list.
Select a folder from the list.
Select a file you want to delete, and
then press
.
Select <Delete>.
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 16.
SoundAlive brings your music to life.
Activate study mode with the Menu button.
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. See "Create your own playlists" on page 22.
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>.
1
Select a music category.
2
3
■■
To play the file you last played, select <Now playing>.
Select a file to play.
Do this
Press l/r
• If you press l 3 seconds
after the file starts playing,
playback will restart.
Search backward or forward Press and hold l/r
Skip to the previous or
next file
Pause or resume playback
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4
Control playback by using the buttons.
See "Music playback screen."
To
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Press o
7
8
No. Description
1
Repeat mode
2
Playing status
3
Track number / Total number of tracks
4
Album image*
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7
SoundAlive display
Song title, album name, and artist name
(If the <Tag> menu is set to <Off>, only the file name
displays.)
Elapsed playing time
8
Playing progress bar
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* 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 music options
You can create your own playlist by adding music files you want.
There are 5 default playlists.
While playing music, press
Add music files to a playlist
From the music category list, select <Music
browser>.
Select a file you want to add to a playlist, and then
press
.
Select <Add to Playlist>.
Select a playlist to add the file to.
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 <Remove from playlist>.
■■
To delete all files, select <Remove all from playlist>.
Select <Yes>.
■■
Files deleted from a playlist are not deleted from the
player.
to access various options.
Activate study mode
Use this mode when you frequently use the section repeat, or
skip back functions.
While playing music, press
.
Select <Activate study mode>.
■■
To return to music mode, press
<Activate music mode>.
, and then select
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Play music > Music
Activate study mode (continued)
Repeat a section of a track
Skip Back
You can select a section of a track to repeat.
While playing music, you can skip backward at the preset
interval each time you press u.
Press
on the playback screen, and then select <Skip
Back> to set the interval you want.
Press d at the beginning of the section you want
to repeat.
■■
<A →> displays at the top of the screen.
Press d at the end of the section you want to
repeat.
■■
<A ↔ B> displays at the top of the screen. Your player
repeats the marked section.
To cancel repeating, press d again.
Note
You must set the end point at least 3 seconds after the start
point.
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Play music > Music
Skip interval
While playing music, press b to skip backward or forward at
the preset interval.
Press
on the playback screen, and then select <Skip
interval> to select the interval.
Note
• Some files may not skip at the interval.
• If you select <Activate study mode>, <Skip interval>
switches to <1 song> automatically and <Skip interval>
menu does not display even if you press
. <Skip
interval> settings automatically return to default if you
switch to music mode.
SoundAlive
Select appropriate sound effects for music.
Press
on the playback screen, and then select
<SoundAlive> 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>
While playing music, press
.
Select <SoundAlive>.
Select <User>, and then press r.
Select a mode, and then adjust the settings.
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Play music > Music
Play Mode
Lyrics
Change the repeat mode.
While playing music, press
View the lyrics for the music file you are playing.
.
While playing music, press
Select <Play mode>.
Select <Lyrics>.
Select the repeat mode.
Select <On> or <Off>.
Note
Play Speed
• This feature only supports lyrics files downloaded from
Samsung Kies.
• If you select <Activate study mode>, <Lyrics> menu does
not display even if you press
.
Change the playback speed.
While playing music, press
.
.
Select <Play speed>.
Select the playback speed.
Tag
You can view file information when an ID3 Tag exists.
Note
Changing <SoundAlive> effects will set the playback speed
to <Normal>.
While playing music, press
Select <Tag>.
Select <On> or <Off>.
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Use additional applications
FM Radio
You can listen to the FM
radio as well as save radio
stations.
Learn how to work with your player’s additional
applications.
Listen to the FM radio
In the main menu, select <FM Radio>.
■■
The first time you turn on the FM radio, it will start automatic tuning and switch to
preset mode.
Press b to move to another preset station.
Note
• The FM radio may be
unavailable depending on the
region you purchased.
• You must connect the
earphones to your player to
listen to the FM radio. The
earphones serve as a radio
antenna.
Listen to the FM radio.
Playing status
Radio mode
-PRESET: number of permanent
PRESET station/
Total presets
Frequency for the
current station
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 stop or resume the FM radio.
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Use additional applications > FM Radio
Use FM radio options
You can change options for listening to the FM radio.
From the FM radio screen, press
.
Use one or more of the following options.
Option
Go to Manual
Mode *
Go to Preset
Mode **
Auto scan
In Preset mode, press
.
Description
Select <Go to Manual Mode>.
Switch to Manual mode.
Press b to scan the radio stations.
Switch to Preset mode.
Preset mode is not available when no presets exist.
Search for and save available radio stations
automatically (up to 100).
Add to Preset
Add the current station to the preset station list.
**
Delete from
Delete a station from the preset station list.
Preset *
Re-tune frequencies according to your region.
Note
FM region
Search for a radio station in Manual mode
Search for the radio station you want and listen to it.
• This option may not be available
depending on your region.
• If you change the region, the previously
saved stations will be deleted.
* Available only in Preset mode.
** Available only in Manual mode.
■■
Press l/r to scroll through radio frequencies.
Press and hold l/r to scan the available stations
automatically.
Save radio stations automatically
From the FM radio screen, press
.
Select <Auto scan>.
Select <Yes> from the pop-up window.
■■
Automatic tuning begins. The player saves the radio
stations it locates in your favourites.
Save the current radio station
You can save your favourite radio stations to access them
easily.
In Manual mode, select a station you want. Press
select <Add to Preset>.
and
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 34.
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
Run1
Run2
Description
Walk Slow
Walk Fast
Run Slow
Type
Hiking
Cycle
Yoga
Description
Hiking
Cycle
Yoga
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.
FM Radio
Listen to a recently played FM radio station.
Shuffle
Randomly play tracks.
Playlist 1 ~5
Play the playlist you want.
Use additional applications > Fitness
Note
• In Fitness mode, press o to pause.
• Press
to stop Fitness mode.
• In Fitness mode, press
to change the play option or
to turn the audio guide on or off.
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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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
My Popcon
Description
Set Popcon character settings
Sound
Set sound settings
Display
Set display settings
Language
Set language settings
Date and time
Set the current time and date
System
Set system settings
Select an option.
Change the settings.
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Customise settings > Settings
My Popcon settings
Select a Popcon character and name it.
Press b to select a character, press a/b to select a name,
and then press o to save.
Sound settings
Menu
Beep
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 24 and restart
your player, the player will turn on at volume level
23 to protect your hearing.
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Customise settings > Settings
Display settings
Menu
Description
Display light
Set how long the screen stays on when not in use.
duration
Screen saver Select a screen saver and delay.
Brightness
Adjust the brightness of the screen.
Language settings
Menu
Menu
Contents
Description
Select a language for the display text.
Select a language for file names and information
about saved contents.
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Customise settings > Settings
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.
System settings
Menu
Sleep
Reset to
default
Description
Set to turn off your player automatically after a
specified period of time.
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.
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.
About
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.
Appendix
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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
and turn the player on again.
turn on.
• Press and hold the Power button for about
8-10 seconds to reset your player.
• Check if the buttons are locked.
• Check if the buttons correspond to the
The buttons do
functions you want to activate.
not work.
• Press and hold the Power button for about
8-10 seconds to reset your player.
• The screen may not be visible under the
direct rays of the sun.
The screen
• The screen turns off automatically after
does not display
the period of time you set in <Settings> →
anything.
<Display> → <Display light duration> has
elapsed.
If you do not use your player for 5 minutes after
My player turns
you pause playback, it automatically turns off.
off automatically.
Turn on your player.
Problem
The battery
running time is
different from
what is written in
the user manual.
Kies will not work
on a PC.
My player will not
connect to a PC.
The file transfer is
too slow.
My player will not
play any files.
Solution
• The battery running time may differ
depending on the current sound mode or
display settings.
• The battery running time may decrease if
your player is left in a location with a high or
low temperature.
Check if your PC meets PC requirements.
See "Recommended PC requirements."
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.
• Format your player in <Settings> →
<System> → <Format> and try again.
• End all programs you are not using. Running
multiple programs simultaneously can slow
down the file transfer rate.
• Check if any playable files are stored in your
player.
• Check if the files are damaged.
• Check if the battery is charged.
Appendix > Troubleshooting
Problem
Solution
• Check if the USB plug is correctly
connected. Reconnect it.
I cannot
download files to • Check if the memory is full.
my player.
• Press and hold the Power button for about
8-10 seconds to reset your player.
Check if you disconnected the USB plug while
transferring files or data. This can cause data
Files or data are
loss or fatal errors in your player. Samsung is
missing.
not responsible for any damages resulting from
data loss.
The playing time
does not display This is normal if the currently playing file is in the
correctly during
VBR (Variable Bit Rate) format.
playback.
The file name
Change the language setting in <Settings> →
does not display
<Language> → <Contents>.
correctly.
My player is
Charging the battery can heat up your player. It
getting hot to the
does not affect the player's life or capabilities.
touch.
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Specifications
Model Name
YP-U7
Rating
DC 5.0 V / 500 mA
• MPEG1/2/2.5 Layer3 (20 kbps ~ 320 kbps, 8 kHz ~ 48 kHz)
• WMA(48 kbps ~ 320 kbps, 8 kHz ~ 48 kHz)
• Ogg(Q0 ~ Q10)
• FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec)
File
Output Frequency
Range
Signal to Noise Ratio
Supported Number of
Files/Folders
20 Hz ~ 20 kHz
91 dB with 20 kHz LPF (based on 1 kHz 0 dB)
Max. 3000 (including Folder)
• MP3: 20 hours (Default Set, MP3 128 kbps, Volume level 15, Normal sound mode, Display off)
• Ogg: 12 hours (Default Set, Q10, Volume level 15, Normal sound mode, Display off)
• WMA: 15 hours (Default Set, 192 kbps, Volume level 15, Normal sound mode, Display off)
• FLAC: 15 hours (Default Set, LEVEL8, Volume level 15, Normal sound mode, Display off)
Playing Time
Temperature Range for
Operation
Case
5 ˚C ~ 35 ˚C
Aluminum
Weight
28.4 g
Dimensions (WxHxD)
26 X 85.9 X 9.72 mm
FM Radio
FM T.H.D
1%
FM Signal to Noise Ratio
55 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)
The marking on the battery, manual or
packaging indicates that the battery in this
product should not be disposed of with
other household waste. 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.
The battery incorporated in this product is not user replaceable.
For information on its replacement, please contact your service
provider. Do not attempt to remove the battery or dispose it in
a fire. Do not disassemble, crush, or puncture the battery. If you
intend to discard the product, the waste collection site will take
the appropriate measures for the recycling and treatment of the
product, including the battery.
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.)
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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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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)
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SWEDEN
0771 726 7864(SAMSUNG)
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U.K
0330 SAMSUNG(7267864)
www.samsung.com
EIRE
0818 717 100
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SWITZERLAND
0848-SAMSUNG(7267864,
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www.samsung.com/ch
www.samsung.com/ch_fr/
(French)
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8-800-77777
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NEW ZEALAND
CHINA
HONG KONG
INDIA
INDONESIA
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0800 SAMSUNG(0800 726
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400-810-5858
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(852) 3698-4698
3030 8282, 1800 110011,
1-800-3000-8282,
1800 266 8282
0800-112-8888,
021-5699-7777
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www.samsung.com
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www.samsung.com/hk_en/
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1800-88-9999
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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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