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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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Read these instructions.
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Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
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Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the
point where they exit from the apparatus.
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Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
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Use only with the cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table specified by the
manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus.
When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to
avoid injury from tip-over.
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Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
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Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug
is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain
or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been
dropped.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has
two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the
provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an
electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
FCC INFORMATION (for US customers only)
1. IMPORTANT NOTICE : DO NOT MODIFY
THIS UNIT! This product, when installed as
indicated in the instructions contained in this
manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications
not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your
authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product.
2. IMPORTANT : When connecting this product to
accessories and/or another product use only high
quality shielded cables. Cable/s supplied with
this product MUST be used. Follow all
installation instructions. Failure to follow
instructions could void your FCC authorization to
use this product in the USA.
3. NOTE : This product has been tested and found
to comply with the requirements listed in FCC
Regulations, Part 15 for Class “B” digital devices.
Compliance with these requirements provides a
reasonable level of assurance that your use of this
product in a residential environment will not
result in harmful interference with other
electronic devices.
This equipment generates/uses radio frequencies
and, if not installed and used according to the
instructions found in the users manual, may cause
interference harmful to the operation of other
electronic devices.
Compliance with FCC regulations does not
guarantee that interference will not occur in all
installations. If this product is found to be the
source of interference, which can be determined
by turning the unit “OFF” and “ON”, please try to
eliminate the problem by using one of the
following measures:
Relocate either this product or the device that is
being affected by the interference.
Utilize power outlets that are on different branch
(circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line
filter/s.
In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/
reorient the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300
ohm ribbon lead, change the lead-in to coaxial
type cable.
If these corrective measures do not produce
satisfactory results, please contact the local
retailer authorized to distribute this type of
product. If you can not locate the appropriate
retailer, please contact Yamaha Electronics Corp.,
U.S.A. 6660 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA
90620.
The above statements apply ONLY to those
products distributed by Yamaha Corporation of
America or its subsidiaries.
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Caution: read this before operating this unit
• To assure the finest performance, please read this manual
carefully. Keep it in a safe place for future reference.
• Install this unit in a well ventilated, cool, dry, clean place –
away from direct sunlight, heat sources, vibration, dust,
moisture, and/or cold. Avoid ventilation space of at least 30 cm
on the top, 20 cm on the left and right.
• Locate this unit away from other electrical appliances, motors,
or transformers to avoid humming sounds.
• Do not expose this unit to sudden temperature changes from
cold to hot, and do not locate this unit in a environment with
high humidity (i.e. a room with a humidifier) to prevent
condensation inside this unit, which may cause an electrical
shock, fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
• Avoid installing this unit where foreign objects may fall onto
this unit and/or this unit may be exposed to liquid dripping or
splashing. On the top of this unit, do NOT place:
• Other components, as they may cause damage and/or
discoloration on the surface of this unit.
• Burning objects (i.e. candles), as they may cause fire,
damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
• Containers with liquid in them, as they may fall and liquid
may cause electrical shock to the user and/or damage to
this unit.
• Do not cover the rear panel of this unit with a newspaper,
tablecloth, curtain, etc. in order not to obstruct heat radiation.
If the temperature inside this unit rises, it may cause fire,
damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
• Do not plug this unit in to a wall outlet until all connections
are complete.
• Do not operate this unit upside-down. It may overheat,
possibly causing damage.
• Do not use force on switches, knobs and/or cords.
• When disconnecting the power cord from the wall outlet, grasp
the plug; do not pull the cord.
• Do not clean this unit with chemical solvents; this might
damage the finish. Use a clean, dry cloth.
• Only the voltage specified on this unit must be used. Using this
unit with a higher voltage than specified is dangerous and may
cause fire, damage to this unit, and/or personal injury.
YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage
resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than
specified.
• To prevent damage by lightning, disconnect the power cord
from the wall outlet during an electrical storm.
• Do not attempt to modify or fix this unit. Contact qualified
YAMAHA service personnel when any service is needed. The
cabinet should never be opened for any reasons.
• When not planning to use this unit for long periods of time (i.e.
vacation), disconnect the AC power plug from the wall outlet.
• Be sure to read the “TROUBLESHOOTING” section on
common operating errors before concluding that this unit is
faulty.
• Before moving this unit, press STANDBY/ON to place the
unit in standby mode, and disconnect the AC power plug from
the wall outlet.
• Be sure to use the AC adaptor (LSE0107A1240) supplied with
this unit. Otherwise, you might cause a fire or damage to this
unit.
• This unit is designed for home use only. Never use this unit in
a car, etc., otherwise it may cause a malfunction of this unit.
This unit is not disconnected from the AC power source as
long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if this unit
itself is turned off. This state is called the standby mode. In
this state, this unit is designed to consume a very small
quantity of power.
WARNING
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR
MOISTURE.
IMPORTANT!
Please record the serial number of this unit in the space
below.
Model:
Serial No.:
The serial number is located on the rear of the unit.
Retain this Owner’s Manual in a safe place for future
reference.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR U.K. MODEL
IMPORTANT
The wires in this mains lead are colored in accordance with
the following code:
GREEN-and-YELLOW:Earth
BLUE:Neutral
BROWN:Live
As the colors of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus
may not correspond with the colored markings identifying
the terminals in your plug proceed as follows: The wire
which is colored GREEN-and-YELLOW must be connected
to the terminal in the plug which is marked by the letter E or
by the safety earth symbol or colored GREEN or GREENand -YELLOW. The wire which is colored BLUE must be
connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N
or colored BLACK. The wire which is colored BROWN
must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the
letter L or colored RED.
For U.K. customers
If the socket outlets in the home are not suitable for the plug
supplied with this appliance, it should be cut off and an
appropriate 3 pin plug fitted. For details, refer to the instructions
described above.
Note: The plug severed from the mains lead must be destroyed,
as a plug with a bared flexible cord is hazardous if engaged in a
live socket outlet.
For Canadian Customers
To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide
slot and fully insert.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian
ICES–003.
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Caution: read this before operating this unit
For US customers
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits
set forth for uncontrolled equipment. This equipment should
be installed and operated with a minimum distance of at least
20cm between the radiator and the persons body (excluding
extremities: hands, wrists, feet, and legs) and must not be colocated or operated with any other antenna or transmitter.
Allen voor klanten in
Nederland
Bij dit product zijn batterijen
geleverd.
Wanneer deze leeg zijn, moet u ze
niet weggooien maar inleveren als
KCA.
For Canadian customers
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This
device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must
accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation of the device.
CAUTION
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
The installer of this radio equipment must ensure that the
antenna is located or pointed such that it does not emit RF
field in excess of Health Canada limits for the general
population; consult Safety Code 6, obtainable from Health
Canada’s website www.hc-sc.gc.ca/rpb
ADVARSEL!
Lithiumbatteri-Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig håndtering.
Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri af samme fabrikat og
type. Levér det brugte batteri tilbage til leverandøren.
For U.K. and European customers
VARNING
Explosionsfara vid felaktigt batteribyte. Använd samma
batterityp eller en ekvivalent typ som rekommenderas av
apparattillverkaren. Kassera använt batteri enligt fabrikantens
instruktion.
We, the manufacturer YAMAHA hereby declare that the
MCX-A10 is in compliance with the essential requirements
and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
VAROITUS
Paristo voi räjähtää, jos se on virheellisesti asennettu. Vaihda
paristo ainoastaan laitevalmistajan suosittelemaan tyyppiin.
Hävitä käytetty paristo valmistajan ohjeiden mukaisesti.
Vi, tillverkaren YAMAHA, betygar härmed att MCX-A10 är i
överensstämmelse med de erforderliga krav och andra
tillämpliga bestämmelser som anges i direktivet 1999/5/EC.
Noi, il fabbricante YAMAHA, con questo dichiariamo che
MCX-A10 si trova in osservanza dei requisiti essenziali e
delle altre normative pertinenti della direttiva 1999/5/EC.
Nosotros, el fabricante YAMAHA, declaramos por el presente
testamento que el MCX-A10 cumple con los requisitos
esenciales y otras provisiones pertinentes de la Directiva
1999/5/EC.
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from
Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson
This product contains AVE-TCP from ACCESS CO.LTD.
Copyright © 1996-2002 ACCESS CO.,LTD
YAMAHA verklaart hierbij dat de MCX-A10 voldoet aan de
essentiële vereisten en andere relevante voorzieningen van
Richtlijn 1999/5/EC.
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Contents
About your MusicCAST client
The MusicCAST client .................................... 8
Features ..................................................... 8
Suppplied accessories ................................... 9
Controls and functions ................................. 10
Front panel ............................................... 10
Side panel ................................................ 11
Remote control ........................................ 12
Modes of operation of the MusicCAST client
................................................................. 14
To turn the MusicCAST client on from
STANDBY mode .................................. 14
Using the Graphical User Interface of the
MusicCAST client .................................... 15
MusicCAST client Top Menu ............... 15
The lock icon ....................................... 15
The MusicCAST client controller ......... 15
Play Info screen ................................... 16
Setting up the MusicCAST client
Before setup ................................................. 17
Attaching the stand .................................. 17
Mounting the MusicCAST client on a wall
................................................................. 17
Removing the side-panel cover ............... 18
Remote control ........................................ 18
Loading the battery for the remote control
............................................................. 18
Battery replacement ............................ 18
Notes on the lithium battery ................. 18
Remote control operation range .......... 19
Connecting the AC adaptor ...................... 19
Checking MusicCAST client connections
................................................................. 20
The MusicCAST network ............................. 21
Network addresses .............................. 22
Assigning IP addresses ....................... 22
Wireless network connections ................. 23
When and why should I use a wireless
connection? ......................................... 23
Wired network connections ...................... 24
When should I use a wired connection?
............................................................. 24
What is a router or hub, and why do I
need one? ........................................... 24
Connecting to the network ........................... 25
Configuring your MusicCAST client ......... 25
Using the Auto Configuration function ..... 26
Configuring your MusicCAST client
manually .................................................. 28
Accessing the Manual Setup screen ... 29
Setting the Network Mode ................... 29
Setting the ESS ID............................... 30
Setting your MusicCAST client to act as a
DHCP client ......................................... 31
Setting the MusicCAST server Server ID
............................................................. 32
Setting the MusicCAST Client IP Address
............................................................. 32
Setting the Subnet Mask Address ....... 33
Setting the WEP key for your MusicCAST
client .................................................... 33
Connection check ................................ 34
Playing back songs
Music playback on the MusicCAST client .... 35
Playback groups .................................. 35
During playback ................................... 36
To play a song from an artist ................... 37
To stop playback .................................. 38
To halt playback temporarily ................ 38
To play a song from an album .................. 38
To stop playback .................................. 39
To halt playback temporarily ................ 39
To play a song from a genre .................... 39
To stop playback .................................. 40
To halt playback temporarily ................ 40
To select a song from the complete list of
songs ....................................................... 40
To stop playback .................................. 41
To halt playback temporarily ................ 41
Using Playlists ......................................... 41
Accessing playlists with your MusicCAST
client .................................................... 41
To stop playback .................................. 42
To halt playback temporarily ................ 42
To play a song in the list of bookmarks .... 42
To stop playback .................................. 43
To halt playback temporarily ................ 43
Song Statistics ......................................... 43
Advanced playback options ......................... 45
Random Playback .................................... 45
To use the Random Playback function
............................................................. 45
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To alter the limits of Random Playback
............................................................. 45
Repeat Playback ...................................... 46
To use the Repeat Playback function .. 46
Changing the time display on the Play Info
screen ...................................................... 47
To alter the time display ....................... 47
Listening to an external source connected to
the MusicCAST server ............................. 48
To return to playback from the
MusicCAST server library .................... 49
Listening to a radio station with your
MusicCAST client .................................... 49
Selecting a radio station ...................... 50
Listening to an external sound source ..... 51
To return to playback from the
MusicCAST server library .................... 51
Using the Bookmark function ....................... 52
Adding a song to the list of bookmarks .... 52
Adding a song using the Play Info screen
............................................................. 52
Adding a song using the menu ............ 52
Removing a song from the bookmark list
................................................................. 53
Removing a song using the Menu ....... 53
Copying the bookmark list to a playlist .... 54
Copying the bookmark list ................... 54
Erasing the bookmark list ........................ 55
Erasing the bookmark list .................... 55
Altering the contrast settings ............... 61
Using the Sleep function .......................... 62
Switching the unit to sleep mode ......... 62
Turning the MusicCAST client on again
............................................................. 62
System settings ............................................ 63
Displaying System Information on the
MusicCAST client .................................... 63
Accessing the System Information screen
............................................................. 63
Updating the MusicCAST client firmware
................................................................. 64
Resetting the MusicCAST client to default
settings .................................................... 65
Resetting your MusicCAST client ........ 65
Displaying Network Status Information on
the MusicCAST client .............................. 66
Accessing the Network Status screen
............................................................. 66
Appendix
Troubleshooting ........................................... 68
Terms used in this manual ........................... 71
Specifications ............................................... 73
Index ............................................................ 74
Other functions
MusicCAST settings ..................................... 56
Using the OFF Timer function .................. 56
Using the menu to set the OFF Timer
function ................................................ 56
Using OFF TIMER on the remote control
to set the OFF Timer ............................ 56
Using the ON Timer function .................... 57
Setting the timer .................................. 57
Using the ON TIMER key to activate the
ON Timer ............................................. 58
Using the Auto Play function .................... 58
Using the Auto Level Control function ...... 59
Turning Auto Level Control on or off .... 59
Using the tone controls ............................ 60
Altering the tone settings ..................... 60
Using the contrast controls ...................... 61
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The MusicCAST client
The MusicCAST client is designed to work in conjunction with the Yamaha MusicCAST server to allow
you to store and listen to your entire music collection. With multiple clients, you and others can
simultaneously access and listen to your music collection from up to seven different locations.
Features
◆ Wireless networking with the MusicCAST server
◆ Instant access to all music data stored on the MusicCAST server
◆ Simultaneous playback from multiple locations (for multiple clients)
◆ 128 x 64 dot LCD display and remote control for easy operation
◆ Internal Yamaha digital amplifier
◆ 2 x 17 W/4 Ω outputs
◆ Slim Desktop/Wall mountable design
This owner’s manual refers to the MCX-1000 DIGITAL AUDIO SERVER as the MusicCAST
server and the MCX-A10 DIGITAL AUDIO TERMINAL as the MusicCAST client.
We Want You Listening For A Lifetime
YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group want you to get the
most out of your equipment by playing it at a safe level. One that lets the sound come through loud and clear
without annoying blaring or distortion – and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing.
Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, YAMAHA and the
Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid prolonged
exposure from excessive volume levels.
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Suppplied accessories
After unpacking, check that the following parts are included.
Remote control
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
Audio pin cable
PAUSE
4
STOP
7
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
SELECT
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
Subwoofer cable
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
Video pin cable
AC adaptor (LSE0107A1240)
AC power cable
Stand
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About your MusicCAST client
OFF TIMER
Lithium battery
Controls and functions
Front panel
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1
2
ON
TIMER
3
PUSH
SELECT
4
MENU
5
PLAY INFO.
8
–
9
0
+
VOL
6
q
w
PHONES
1 POWER indicator
Lights when the MusicCAST client is active.
8 s
Halts playback from the MusicCAST client.
2 TIMER indicator
Lights when the timer function is activated (see
pages 56 – 58).
9 p
Begins playback of the selected track.
0 Controller
Moves the on-screen cursor within the Graphical
User Interface, and enters, deletes, or selects the
selection highlighted on the front panel display.
3 Front panel display
Displays information on the settings and songs
available in your MusicCAST network.
4 MENU
Returns the on-screen display to the menu page.
5 PLAY INFO.
Displays information on the song you are currently
listening to on the front panel display.
6 VOL +/–
Adjust the volume of the MusicCAST client output.
q Remote control signal receiver
Receives signals from the MusicCAST client
remote control.
w PHONES jack
Insert your headphones plug here to listen to the
MusicCAST client through headphones.
7 STANDBY/ON
Switches the MusicCAST client between ON and
STANDBY modes.
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Controls and functions
Side panel
2 AUX IN jack
Connect an external sound source here.
3 LINEOUT L/R jacks
Use these jacks to connect the MusicCAST client to
an input on an external component.
4 S. WOOFER jack
Use this jack to connect the MusicCAST client to a
subwoofer to achieve a more powerful, better
defined bass sound.
5 VIDEO OUT jack
Use this jack to connect the MusicCAST client to
an external view device, such as a monitor or
television. You can view the front panel display on
this device.
2
SS
CLA ING
WIR
+
1
L
AU
6
X IN
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2
–
LAN
+
R
3
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SP
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4
5
7 AC adaptor input
Connect the AC adaptor to this input.
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4Ω
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DC
IN
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8
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6 SPEAKER OUT terminals
Connect speaker cables to these terminals.
8 GND terminal
Connect the GND terminal to the ground terminal
on an AC outlet with an earth cord to protect it from
electrical disturbances such as lightning.
Warning
• Do not connect the GND terminal to items such as
gas pipes etc, where sparks might be dangerous.
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About your MusicCAST client
1 LAN port
Insert a LAN cable here to connect to a wired
network.
Controls and functions
Remote control
1
1 Infrared emitter
Emits infrared control signals for the MusicCAST
client to receive. Aim the emitter at the
MusicCAST client when you want to operate it.
2
2 OFF TIMER
Activates the off timer function (see page 56) and
cycles through the available timer settings.
This section explains the function of each button on
the remote control.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
u
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
3
4
5
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
6
7
7
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
0
GROUP
GROUP
q
r
t
o
p
a
PLAY
8
9
w
e
i
SELECT
BOOK
MARK
INPUT
RECALL
VOL
MUTE
S
s
d
f
3 ON TIMER
Switches the ON TIMER function (see pages 57,
58) on and off.
4 REPEAT
Places the unit in repeat playback mode (see pages
46, 47).
5 b
Accesses the previous track in the group you are
listening to.
g
6 w
Searches back through the current song.
h
7 s (STOP)
Halts playback from the MusicCAST client.
j
8 MENU
Returns the on-screen display to the menu page.
9 p (PLAY)
Begins playback of the selected track.
y
0 GROUP –
Accesses the previous playback group.
q j
Moves the on-screen cursor to the left, and accesses
the previous menu page.
w SELECT
Enters, deletes, plays, or selects the selection
highlighted on the front panel display.
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Controls and functions
About your MusicCAST client
e BOOKMARK
Attaches or removes a bookmark from a song (see
pages 52 – 55).
r d
Moves the on-screen cursor down.
t RECALL
This button and the corresponding Recall Play
menu in the MusicCAST client are reserved for
future functionality.
y VOL +/–
Adjust the volume of the MusicCAST client output.
u SLEEP
Switches the MusicCAST client between sleep and
on modes.
i RANDOM
Places the unit in random playback mode (see
pages 45, 46).
o a
Accesses the next song in the group you are
listening to.
p e (PAUSE)
Pauses playback of the track you are currently
listening to.
a f
Searches forwards through the current song.
s PLAY INFO.
Displays information on the song you are currently
listening to on the front panel display.
d GROUP +
Accesses the next playback group.
f u
Moves the on-screen cursor up.
g i
Enters into menu items highlighted on the front
panel display, and moves the on-screen cursor to
the right.
h INPUT
Switches the input to the amplifier in the
MusicCAST client between the signal from the
MusicCAST server and signals received from the
AUX IN jack.
j MUTE
Mutes the output from the unit.
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Controls and functions
Modes of operation of the MusicCAST client
The MusicCAST client has three modes of operation.
• STANDBY:
• SLEEP:
• ON:
The MusicCAST client is connected to an AC outlet with STANDBY/ON on its top
surface in the STANDBY position (Fully up).
The MusicCAST client is connected to an AC outlet with STANDBY/ON on its top
surface in the ON position (fully down), the POWER indicator on its front panel lit, and
the time displaying on its front panel display.
The MusicCAST client is connected to an AC outlet with STANDBY/ON on its top
surface in the ON position (fully down), the POWER indicator on its front panel lit, and
information other than the time displaying on its front panel display.
■ To turn the MusicCAST client on from
STANDBY mode
3. If it is able to make a connection, the
MusicCAST client returns to the Top
Menu screen, displaying the network
connection icon in the top right corner
of the screen.
If it is not able to make a connecting, the
MusicCAST client continues displaying
the “Connecting...” message. Press any
of the controls on the MusicCAST client
to erase this message, and check the
MusicCAST client network connection
settings.
1. Press STANDBY/ON.
The MusicCAST client turns on, displaying its
startup screen, then displays the Top Menu
screen.
Note
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
• If you do not use the MusicCAST client for 30
minutes, it automatically places itself in sleep
mode. Press SELECT or SLEEP to reactivate it.
2. The MusicCAST client attempts to
connect to the MusicCAST server,
displaying the following screen:
Top Menu
Play
Connecting...
Input
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Controls and functions
Using the Graphical User Interface of the MusicCAST client
■ MusicCAST client Top Menu
1
2
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
3
4
5
1 Menu name
■ The MusicCAST client controller
Moving the controller in the directions indicated on
the front panel of the MusicCAST client performs
the same actions as pressing the equivalent cursor
key on the remote control. For example, pushing
the MusicCAST client controller upwards produces
the same result as pressing u on the remote
control. Pushing the controller directly into the
front panel has the same effect as pressing SELECT
on the remote control.
2 Cursor
3 Connection icon
4 Lock icon
5 Menu
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
This is a typical screen from the GUI of the
MusicCAST client. All of the features indicated
here are displayed on almost all of the screens you
encounter when using the MusicCAST client. Use
the cursor keys on the remote to move the cursor to
the desired position, and SELECT to perform an
action.
■ The lock icon
The MusicCAST server can lock MusicCAST
clients so that you can only control the volume and
mute functions, or stop playback. When locked, the
MusicCAST client displays the lock icon in the
dark bar at the top of the on-screen display. You can
reset the lock by unlocking the MusicCAST client
from the MusicCAST server. Refer to the MCX1000 owner’s manual for more information on
locking clients.
Controller
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
This manual explains how to use the various
functions of the MusicCAST client using the
remote control only. While many functions are
accessible from the main panel of the MusicCAST
client, some functions are only accessible from the
remote control.
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About your MusicCAST client
The MusicCAST client offers a wide variety of functions and parameters for your use. You can access all of
these through the Graphical User Interface (GUI) viewable from the front panel display on the MusicCAST
client itself. The interface, as laid out below, is simple and easy to understand.
Controls and functions
■ Play Info screen
Press PLAY INFO to display this screen on the onscreen display of the MusicCAST client.
Play Info
1 Artist name
2
Album name
3
Song name
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
9
Album
Album
4
The Play Info screen displays information on the
song the MusicCAST is currently playing, or the
last song played if it is not currently playing a song.
8
7
Note
5 6
• MusicCAST clients can use the VIDEO OUT jack
on the MusicCAST client to display the on-screen
display on a TV/monitor.
1 Artist name
2 Album name
3 Song name
4 Time counter
5 Current action mode icon
Indicates the current action being taken by the
MusicCAST.
s: Playback is stopped
p: Playing a song
e: Playback is paused
6 Repeat icon
Indicates whether or not the MusicCAST client is
in repeat play mode.
7 Random play icon
8 Group skip target
Indicates the group within which the group skip
function is currently operating.
9 Mute icon
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Before setup
Attaching the stand
Mounting the MusicCAST client on a wall
1. Place the MusicCAST client so that its
1. Insert 2 self-tapping screws (diameter:
3.5 to 4 mm) into the wall, 40 mm apart.
40mm
2. Mount the MusicCAST client on the
screws by positioning it so that the
screws on the wall fit snugly into the
holes on the mounting bracket.
2. Place the stand so that the two pins on
the lower bar of the stand fit into the
holes on the lower surface of the
MusicCAST client.
4mm
20mm or more
Cautions
3. Using a screwdriver, attach the top bar
of the stand to the MusicCAST with the
provided screws.
• The MusicCAST client weighs 2 kg (4 lbs 6 oz).
Do not mount it on thin plywood or a wall with
soft surface material. If mounted, the screws may
come loose from the flimsy surface and the
speaker may fall. This damages the MusicCAST
client and may cause personal injury.
• Do not use nails, adhesives, or other unstable
materials to mount the MusicCAST client. Longterm use and vibrations may cause it to fall.
• To avoid accidents resulting from tripping over
loose cables, fix it to the wall.
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Setting up the MusicCAST client
front panel display faces down, taking
care not to scratch the front panel in the
process.
Before setup
Removing the side-panel cover
Remote control
1. Push the tab down firmly.
■ Loading the battery for the remote
control
2. Slide the cover away from the
1. Slide out the battery holder from the
MusicCAST client casing.
remote control by pushing into the hole
in the holder with a ball-point pen, etc.
Note
• The casing is very stiff, and may require
significant pressure to remove.
2. Place the battery in the holder, positive
side upward.
3. Slide the holder into the remote control.
■ Battery replacement
If you find that the remote control must be used
closer to the main unit than usual, the battery is
weak. Replace the battery with new one.
■ Notes on the lithium battery
Please take care when using the lithium battery as it
may explode if mistreated.
• Never abuse or disassemble the battery.
• Be sure the battery polarity is correct. If it is not
installed correctly, it may cause fire or explosion.
• Avoid placing the lithium battery and also the
remote control with the battery installed, in high
temperature such as direct sunlight.
• Do not recharge the battery.
• When replacing the battery, make sure to only use
a CR2025 battery.
• Keep the battery out of reach of children. If
swallowed, get immediate medical help.
• When disposing of the battery, insulate it with
tape, etc. Never dispose of it in fire. Also, dispose
of the battery according to local regulations.
• If the battery leaks, dispose of it immediately.
Avoid touching the leaked material or letting it
come in contact with clothing, etc. Skin contact
may cause a burn. If it occurs, wash the affected
area with water promptly and get medical
attention.
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Before setup
■ Remote control operation range
Connecting the AC adaptor
1. Insert the AC power cable into the AC
adaptor.
ON
TIMER
–
VOL
+
PHONES
Remote control
signal receiver
2. Connect the AC adaptor to the AC
adaptor input on the MusicCAST client.
Within 6m (20’)
30°
30°
OFF TIMER
L
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
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Cautions
• If operation of this unit by the remote control
creates any malfunction in any other components,
change the placement of the component.
• Do not spill any liquid on or drop the remote
control. Do not place it near a heater or in the
bathroom where the temperature and humidity
become high.
• Make sure the remote control signal receiver is
not exposed to direct sunlight or strong lights.
Such exposure may inhibit the functioning of the
remote control.
UT
RO
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4Ω
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–
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
–
MENU
S
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3. Plug in the AC power cable to an AC
outlet.
This picture depicts the style of
AC outlet found in the United
States of America.
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Setting up the MusicCAST client
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
Before setup
Checking MusicCAST client connections
Before you attempt to use the MusicCAST client to play music, check the following:
1 Is the MusicCAST client connected to an AC outlet?
2 Is the MusicCAST client power turned on?
3 If you wish to listen to music with the MusicCAST client without using headphones, have you
connected it to an external receiver, or to speakers?
4 If you intend to connect to your MusicCAST server using the built in wireless network connection, have
you placed the MusicCAST client within an appropriate distance of the server? (see page 25)
5 If you intend to connect to your MusicCAST server using a wired network connection, have you
connected your MusicCAST client to the server with a LAN cable to a hub?
6 Is the MusicCAST server power turned on?
CLIENT STATUS
DIGITAL AUDIO SERVER MCX-1000
1
2
3
4
5
TOP MENU
TIMER
MENU
LAN
STANDBY
ENCODING
PLAY INFO.
PUSH
SELECT
STANDBY/ON
6
2
CD AUTO STORE
4
S2
CLASING
WIR
+
5
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–
LAN
3
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BACK
SUB MENU
PAGE
The MusicCAST network
The MusicCAST server stores all music data used in your MusicCAST system. The MusicCAST client does
not store or record any music data. Your MusicCAST client uses a Local Area Network (LAN) to transmit
and receive data from the MusicCAST server, which it then plays back as music.
The MusicCAST system can use both wired and wireless network connections to transmit music data. Both
types of connections transmit the same data.
CLIENT STATUS
DIGITAL AUDIO SERVER MCX-1000
1
2
3
4
5
TOP MENU
TIMER
LAN
STANDBY
MENU
ENCODING
PLAY INFO.
PUSH
SELECT
STANDBY/ON
BACK
CD AUTO STORE
SUB MENU
PAGE
POWER
POWER
TIMER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
MENU
PLAY INFO.
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
–
PHONES
VOL
+
PHONES
POWER
POWER
TIMER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
MENU
PLAY INFO.
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
–
PHONES
VOL
+
PHONES
POWER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
PHONES
A wired network transmits data through a special type of cable, called a LAN cable. You must physically
connect each MusicCAST client and server to a network router or hub with one of these cables.
Connections using LAN cables functions without problems over much longer distances than connections
using the wireless network used in the MusicCAST system.
CLIENT STATUS
DIGITAL AUDIO SERVER MCX-1000
1
2
3
4
5
TOP MENU
TIMER
MENU
LAN
STANDBY
ENCODING
PLAY INFO.
PUSH
SELECT
STANDBY/ON
CD AUTO STORE
BACK
SUB MENU
PAGE
POWER
POWER
TIMER
TIMER
Network hub or
switching hub
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
PHONES
POWER
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
PHONES
POWER
TIMER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
MENU
PLAY INFO.
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
–
VOL
+
PHONES
PHONES
POWER
POWER
TIMER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
MENU
PLAY INFO.
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
–
PHONES
VOL
+
PHONES
POWER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
PHONES
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Setting up the MusicCAST client
The wireless network in your MusicCAST system uses high frequency radio signals to transmit data.
You do not need a physical connection between your MusicCAST server and clients to listen to music over
a wireless network, but you need to place all clients in fairly close proximity to the server for them to work
properly:
The MusicCAST network
■ Network addresses
Each component on a network uses an address to
identify itself to other components on the same
network. The address consists of four numbers, and
looks like this:
192.168.1.1
This is called an IP address. Without these
addresses, the components on the network cannot
transmit data to each other, and you cannot play
music on your MusicCAST clients.
MusicCAST components are equipped
with an Auto Configuration function
that will automatically set all
parameters necessary to make a
connection, however in some rare
cases you may need to configure the
network settings manually.
See pages 25 – 34 for an explanation of how to
configure a MusicCAST client to use a wireless
LAN connection.
Look at the network diagram below to see an
example of network addresses.
See pages 25 – 34 for an explanation of how to
configure a MusicCAST client to use a wired LAN
connection.
■ Assigning IP addresses
Before you begin to use a MusicCAST client, you
must connect it to a MusicCAST server, assign it an
IP address, and set the server ID of the MusicCAST
server you wish to connect it to. Normally, you can
use the Auto Configuration function for this
connection process.
CLIENT STATUS
DIGITAL AUDIO SERVER MCX-1000
1
2
3
4
5
TOP MENU
TIMER
MENU
LAN
STANDBY
ENCODING
PLAY INFO.
PUSH
SELECT
STANDBY/ON
CD AUTO STORE
BACK
SUB MENU
PAGE
192.168.1.1
POWER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
PHONES
192.168.1.4
POWER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
PHONES
192.168.1.10
192.168.1.3
192.168.1.12
192.168.1.11
POWER
TIMER
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
PHONES
192.168.1.2
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The MusicCAST network
Wireless network connections
Wireless connections are thus very convenient
when there is enough signal strength for the client
to transmit and receive data from the server
reliably. However, since wireless network
connections do not carry as much data as wired
networks, the MusicCAST server can only
distribute to five MusicCAST clients
simultaneously using the wireless network.
Use wireless connections when:
• You do not want to install network cables
• You do not wish to use more than five
MusicCAST clients
• Your MusicCAST clients are located close to the
server (see page 25 for details)
Note
• Thick walls, televisions, and devices such as
cellular telephones that transmit radio signals may
interfere with or block the wireless network
signals from your MusicCAST system. In these
conditions, it is advisable to either relocate your
MusicCAST client, or use a wired network
connection to connect to the MusicCAST server.
MusicCAST server
MusicCAST client
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Setting up the MusicCAST client
■ When and why should I use a wireless
connection?
The wireless network technology in the
MusicCAST system utilizes high frequency radio
signals to transmit data between the various
MusicCAST clients and the MusicCAST server.
You can place clients anywhere you wish without
physically connecting them to the MusicCAST
server, so long as they are within transmitting range
(about 30 meters).
This means that you do not need to go to the effort
of laying and connecting cables and can change the
location of your MusicCAST clients at will.
The MusicCAST network
Wired network connections
■ When should I use a wired connection?
Wired networks use cables (called a LAN cable)
connected between components to transfer data to a
central network component (network hub), which
then transfers the data on to the appropriate
destination. This means that you need to physically
connect your MusicCAST clients and servers to a
hub with LAN cables in order to use wired network
connections.
While installing a MusicCAST system using wired
network connections is more time consuming and
requires more effort, wired networks can carry
more data over a greater distance than wireless
networks. The MusicCAST server supports
simultaneous playback on seven MusicCAST
clients over a wired network.
Use wired connections when:
• You wish to use more than five MusicCAST
clients simultaneously
• You wish to place a MusicCAST client at a
significant distance from the server (see page 25
for details)
• You wish to place a MusicCAST client in an
environment where there is a possibility of
electronic interference with a wireless network
signal (for example, close to a cellular phone
charger)
■ What is a router or hub, and why do I
need one?
A network hub receives signals from multiple
components on a network and sends directs them to
the correct destination. This enables many
components to transmit and receive data on the
same network. We recommend that you use a
broadband router if you wish to connect your
MusicCAST components to the Internet.
MusicCAST server
Note
• You cannot use MusicCAST system components
for any activity on a network that extends beyond
the router.
Hub
MusicCAST client
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Connecting to the network
Place your MusicCAST client in a suitable location.
If you use a wired connection, there are less
limitations on where you can place the MusicCAST
client. If you wish to use a wireless network
connection, this location should be:
There are two methods you can use to configure
your MusicCAST client for wireless connection. In
almost all cases, the Auto Configuration function
will configure your MusicCAST client correctly
and automatically establish a connection. In some
specific cases, such as when you wish to use
specific IP addresses for each MusicCAST client,
you should configure the MusicCAST client
manually.
The MusicCAST client may function correctly even
if the location you choose does not fit all of the
above requirements. However, the MusicCAST
client requires a strong network signal to provide
good quality playback, so it is advisable to try to
place it in a location that meets the above definition
as closely as possible.
30m or less
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Setting up the MusicCAST client
• Within 30 meters of the location of the
MusicCAST server.
• Away from products that could interfere with
wireless network radio signals, such as
televisions, cellular and cordless telephones, and
some household electrical appliances such as
microwave ovens (the exact distance depends on
the appliance).
Configuring your MusicCAST client
Connecting to the network
3. Use the controller on the MusicCAST
Using the Auto Configuration function
The Auto Configuration function automatically
connects your MusicCAST client to a MusicCAST
server. Before attempting to use the Auto
Configuration function, carry out the following
actions:
• Set the MusicCAST server in Auto Configuration
mode (see the MCX-1000 owner’s manual for
details).
• If you wish to connect to a MusicCAST server
over a wireless network, check that the
MusicCAST client is close enough to the server to
receive a wireless network signal (see page 25 for
details).
• Check that the MusicCAST client is connected to
an AC outlet.
client to move the cursor to “Network”,
then press the controller.
The Network screen appears on the display.
Network
Status
Auto Configuration
Manual Setup
PUSH
SELECT
4. Use the controller on the MusicCAST
client to move the cursor to “Auto
Configuration”, then press the
controller.
The Auto Configuration prompt appears on the
display.
Auto Configur...
PUSH
SELECT
Press PLAY to execute
auto configuration.
Carry out the following procedure to configure the
MusicCAST client.
This explanation uses the controller on the
MusicCAST client.
5. Press PLAY.
The Auto Configuration process begins.
Auto Configur...
Searching ESSID...
Press STOP to cancel.
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
If more than one MusicCAST server is in close
proximity AND in Auto Configuration mode,
check the on-screen display of the MusicCAST
server to verify that it is diplaying the client ID of
your MusicCAST client (this may take a few
minutes).
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
PUSH
SELECT
Auto Configur...
SV-B0002
SV-B0019
2. Use the controller on the MusicCAST
client to move the cursor to “Setup”,
then press the controller.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
PUSH
SELECT
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
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Connecting to the network
6. Press the controller on the MusicCAST
client.
The client attempts to connect to the server.
PUSH
SELECT
Auto Configur...
Setting up the MusicCAST client
[CL-B040A]
Connecting...
Press STOP to cancel.
7. On the MusicCAST server, use u / d / j
/ i to move the cursor to “OK” and press
SELECT.
The following screen appears on the display of
the MusicCAST client.
Auto Configur...
Complete!
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Connecting to the network
Configuring your MusicCAST client manually
Usually, the Auto Configuration functions of the MusicCAST server and client will enable you to
successfully connect all of your MusicCAST components. However, you can also use the screens detailed in
this section to configure the MusicCAST network manually if necessary. This section of this manual (see
pages 25 – 34) explains how to set each network parameter in the MusicCAST client.
Carry out the following actions, before attempting to configure your MusicCAST client:
• If you wish to connect to a MusicCAST server over a wireless network, check that the MusicCAST client
is close enough to the server to receive a wireless network signal (see page 25 for details)
• Check that the MusicCAST client is connected to an AC adaptor that is connected to an AC outlet
• Turn the MusicCAST server power on
• Turn the MusicCAST client power on
Confirm that the following have been set on the MusicCAST server:
• The Client IDs of all of the MusicCAST clients that you wish to use on the network (See pages 66, 67 for
an explanation of how to check the Client ID of your MusicCAST client)
• The ESSID of the wireless network, if you plan to use wireless network connections
• The Subnet Mask address
• The WEP key
To configure the client you must set the parameters listed below from the Network menu. The order
in which you set the parameters is unimportant, but you should ensure that you carry out each
procedure correctly.
• Network mode
• ESS ID
• Server ID
• IP Address (for the MusicCAST client) (This is not necessary if you are using the MusicCAST client in a
network with a component acting as a DHCP server, or if your MusicCAST server is set to act as a DHCP
server)
• WEP key
• Subnet Mask
Note
• The MusicCAST server and MusicCAST client only function correctly if they are under the same subnet
running under one or more network hubs.
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Connecting to the network
■ Setting the Network Mode
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
1. From the Manual Setup menu, use u / d
TIMER
MENU
to move the cursor to “Mode” and press
SELECT.
The Mode screen appears on the display.
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/j/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
SELECT
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. If you wish to configure the MusicCAST
client to use a wireless connection, use
u / d to move the cursor to “Wireless”
and press SELECT, then press PLAY at
the prompt.
The MusicCAST client restarts and returns to
the Top Menu screen.
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
SELECT
If you wish to configure the MusicCAST
client to use a wired connection, use u /
d to move the cursor to “Auto” and
press SELECT, then press PLAY at the
prompt.
The unit selects a wired connection if one is
available, and returns to the default wireless
connection if one is not. The MusicCAST client
restarts and returns to the Top Menu screen.
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“Network” and press SELECT.
The Network screen appears on the display.
Mode
SELECT
SELECT
Network
Status
Auto Configuration
Manual Setup
PLAY
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“Manual Setup” and press SELECT.
The Manual Setup screen appears on the
display.
SELECT
Press PLAY to system
restart, STOP to
cancel.
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
Manual Setup
Mode
Server ID
DHCP
IP Address
Subnet Mask
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Setting up the MusicCAST client
■ Accessing the Manual Setup screen
Mode
Wireless
Auto
Connecting to the network
■ Setting the ESS ID
All wireless networks work by using weak high
frequency radio signals to transmit data between the
various components using the same “channel” on
the network. Each “channel” has an identification
code, called an ESS ID. Only items with the same
ESS ID transmit data to each other.
If you do not wish to use a wireless connection,
skip this section and move to the section on setting
the IP address.
5. If you are satisfied with the settings you
have made, move the cursor to “Save &
Network restart” and press SELECT.
This confirms the settings and restarts the
network hardware on the MusicCAST client.
Alternatively, select “Cancel” to exit from the
menu without saving and confirmation.
SELECT
ESS ID
ESS ID [MC1
]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
1. If you wish to use a wireless connection,
from the Manual Setup menu, use the u
/ d to move the cursor to ESS ID and
press SELECT.
The ESS ID screen appears on the display.
SELECT
SELECT
ESS ID
ESS ID [MC1
]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
ESS ID
ESS ID [MC1
]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
2. Press SELECT.
The cursor enters the ESS ID setting field.
You need to enter the same ESS ID you have set
on the MusicCAST server.
3. Use u / d to select the desired
character, then press j / i to move the
cursor to the left or right.
4. When you finish entering the ID, press
SELECT to confirm the setting.
The cursor returns to the left of the “ESS ID”
parameter.
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Connecting to the network
3. Use u / d to scroll the cursor to the
appropriate setting and press SELECT.
OFF:
The MusicCAST client does not act
as a DHCP client and only uses a
preset IP.
ON:
The MusicCAST client attempts to
use DHCP to obtain a new IP
address from the MusicCAST server
each time you switch it on.
Notes
• The MusicCAST client must be connected to a
network with an active DHCP server if you wish it
to act as a DHCP. The MusicCAST server can act
as a DHCP server if you set it to so. See page 110
in the MCX-1000 owner’s manual for more
information.
• If you are using a DHCP server other than the
MusicCAST server when using the MusicCAST
client as a DHCP client, you may sometimes need
to reset the IP address the MusicCAST client is
receiving from the DHCP server. Stop all activity
on MusicCAST clients while doing this. For more
information see the section of your DHCP server’s
owner’s manual that deals with the expiration of
IP addresses.
1. From the Network Menu, use u / d to
move the cursor to “Manual Setup” and
press SELECT.
The Manual Setup screen appears on the
display.
SELECT
Manual Setup
Mode
Server ID
DHCP
IP Address
Subnet Mask
2. Use u / d to scroll the menu to “DHCP”
and press SELECT.
The DHCP screen appears on the display.
SELECT
DHCP
OFF
ON
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Setting up the MusicCAST client
■ Setting your MusicCAST client to act as
a DHCP client
If you set your MusicCAST client to act as a DHCP
client, it automatically receives a new IP address
from the network DHCP server each time you turn
it on. This is useful if you do not want to pre-set an
IP address for each MusicCAST client in your
system. The MusicCAST client is set to be a DHCP
client by default.
Connecting to the network
■ Setting the MusicCAST server Server ID
■ Setting the MusicCAST Client IP Address
1. From the Manual Setup menu, use u /
1. From the Manual Setup menu, use u / d
d to move the cursor to “Server ID” and
press SELECT.
The Server ID screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Server ID
[SV-0001]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
2. Press SELECT.
The cursor enters the Server ID setting field.
You need to enter the same address here as your
MusicCAST server has set as its Server ID. See
page 112 in the MCX-1000 owner’s manual for
an explanation on how to view the Server ID of
your MusicCAST server.
3. Use u / d to select the desired
The cursor enters the IP address setting field.
Note
• This setting is only valid when the
MusicCAST client is not set to act as a DHCP
client (see page 31 for an explanation of how
to do this).
3. Use u / d to select the desired 3 digit IP
character, then press j / i to move the
cursor to the left or right.
number, then press j / i to move to the
next number to set.
4. When you finish entering the ID, press
4. When you have set all four numbers,
SELECT to confirm the setting.
The cursor returns to the left of the Server ID
setting field.
5. If you are satisfied with the settings you
press SELECT to confirm the setting.
The cursor returns to the left of the IP address
setting field.
5. If you are satisfied with the settings you
have made, move the cursor to “Save &
Network restart” and press SELECT.
This confirms the settings and restarts the
network hardware on the MusicCAST client.
Alternatively, select “Cancel” to exit from the
menu without saving and confirmation.
have made, move the cursor to “Save &
Network restart” and press SELECT.
This confirms the settings and restarts the
network hardware on the MusicCAST client,
returning the display to the Network menu.
Alternatively, select “Cancel” to exit from the
menu without saving and confirmation.
Server ID
[SV-0001]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
SELECT
SELECT
IP Address
[ 0. 0. 0. 0]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
SELECT
2. Press SELECT.
SELECT
to move the cursor to “IP Address” and
press SELECT.
The IP Address screen appears on the display.
Server ID
[SV-0001]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
SELECT
IP Address
[ 0. 0. 0. 0]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
IP Address
[ 0. 0. 0. 0]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
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Connecting to the network
■ Setting the Subnet Mask Address
1. From the Manual Setup menu, use u / d
to move the cursor to “Subnet Mask”
and press SELECT.
The Subnet Mask screen appears on the display.
1. From the Manual Setup menu, use u / d
to scroll the menu to “WEP key” and
press SELECT.
The WEP key screen appears on the display.
2. Press SELECT.
The cursor enters the IP address setting field.
You need to enter same subnet mask IP address
here that you have set on the MusicCAST
server. Refer to the “Status view” screens on the
MusicCAST server On Screen Display for the
correct address.
3. Use u / d to select the desired 3 digit IP
SELECT
2. Press SELECT.
The cursor enters the WEP key setting field.
You need to enter the characters here as you
have set in the WEP key field on the
MusicCAST server.
number, then press j / i to move to the
next number to set.
4. When you have set all four numbers,
press SELECT to confirm the setting.
The cursor returns to the left of the IP address
setting field.
3. Use u / d to select the desired
character, then press j / i to move the
cursor to the left or right.
5. If you are satisfied with the settings you
have made, move the cursor to “Save &
Network restart” and press SELECT.
This confirms the settings and restarts the
network hardware on the MusicCAST client,
returning the display to the Network menu.
Alternatively, select “Cancel” to exit from the
menu without saving and confirmation.
SELECT
WEP key
[
]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
SELECT
WEP key
[MC1
]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
Note
• The MusicCAST network uses 128-bit
encryption, which requires a 13-digit WEP
key. If you enter less than 13 digits, the
MusicCAST client automatically adds zeroes
to the code you set to make up the difference.
Subnet Mask
[ 0. 0. 0. 0]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
4. When you finish entering the key, press
SELECT
SELECT to confirm the setting.
The cursor returns to the left of the WEP key
setting field.
Subnet Mask
[ 0. 0. 0. 0]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
Note
• This setting is only valid when the
MusicCAST client is not set to act as a DHCP
client (see page 31 for an explanation of how
to do this).
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Setting up the MusicCAST client
SELECT
Subnet Mask
[ 0. 0. 0. 0]
Save & Network restart
Cancel
■ Setting the WEP key for your MusicCAST
client
In order for your MusicCAST client and server to
share data over a wireless network, you must give
them both the same encryption key (WEP key).
Refer to the MusicCAST server main manual for
information on how to set this key on the
MusicCAST server.
Connecting to the network
5. If you are satisfied with the settings you
have made, move the cursor to “Save &
Network restart” and press SELECT.
This confirms the settings and restarts the
network hardware on the MusicCAST client,
returning the display to the Network menu.
Alternatively, select “Cancel” to exit from the
menu without saving and confirmation.
■ Connection check
If you have carried out the setting procedure
correctly and the MusicCAST client has achieved a
connection, the connection icon appears at the top
right of the on screen display:
For wired network connections
For wireless network connections
The bars on the right of the wireless network signal
icon indicate the strength of the network signal.
One bar indicates a weak signal, five bars indicates
a maximum strength signal.
The following icon indicates that the MusicCAST
client is not able to connect to the MusicCAST
server. Try the network setting procedure again, or
refer to the troubleshooting section on page 68.
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Music playback on the MusicCAST client
The MusicCAST client can playback music stored in a MusicCAST server over a wired or wireless
network. Two kinds of files are available for playback: MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3), and PCM (Pulse
Code Modulation). PCM files give better sound quality, but can only be played back on one MusicCAST
client at a time. On some screens the MusicCAST client may display a “*” beside some song names. The
songs are not available for playback unless you have specifically designated your MusicCAST server to
distribute PCM files to this MusicCAST client. See page 125 in the MCX-1000 owner’s manual.
Song 1
Song 2
Song 3
Song 4
Use GROUP+ to skip to the next item (for example,
“Album” in the playback group, or GROUP– to
skip to the previous item.
Artists
Genres
has only 1
can have
many
can have
many
has only 1
.
.
.
.
You can play songs stored in the MusicCAST
server by :
• Selecting a specific artist
• Selecting a specific album
• Selecting a genre
• Letting your MusicCAST client playback a
random selection of songs
• Selecting a pre-chosen list of songs (a playlist) to
listen to
• Playing songs from a bookmarked location on
your MusicCAST server
Note
• Sometimes GROUP– and GROUP+ appear to
have no effect on the MusicCAST client. This is
because there are no more items registered to the
playback group. For example, pressing GROUP+
when the playback group is “albums of artist” and
no other albums are registered to the artist has no
effect on the MusicCAST client.
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Playing back songs
Albums
■ Playback groups
The selection criteria you use to choose a song for
playback also defines the playback group. For
example, selecting an album from the Album menu
for playback sets album as the playback group and
plays back all songs in the album. Playback
continues in the order the songs are registered, or in
alphabetical order depending on the playback group
setting. Playback group also defines the limits
within which the Random Playback, Repeat
Playback, and Song Skip functions operate.
The MusicCAST system stores its music data as
follows:
Music playback on the MusicCAST client
■ During playback
The Play Info screen appears on the display when
the MusicCAST client is playing a song, unless you
perform an operation with the remote control. Press
PLAY INFO to return to this screen.
PLAY
INFO.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
Album
Press i to access the available playback styles. To
alter the setting of a particular parameter, press
SELECT. Use u / d to change the setting, and
SELECT to confirm the setting you select. Press j
to exit from the Play Style screen. The parameters
available are:
• Bookmark (OFF, ON)
If this parameter is set to ON, the current song is
added to the bookmark list (see pages 52 – 55).
• Time (ELAP , REM )
These parameters alter the manner in which the
MusicCAST client displays time on the Play Info
screen.
ELAP: (Elapsed)
Displays the time elapsed since you
started playback of the current song.
REM:
(Remaining)
Displays the time remaining until the
end of the current song.
• Repeat (OFF, SINGLE, ALL)
Depending on the setting of this parameter, the
MusicCAST client repeats playback of a selected
item.
OFF:
No repeat
SINGLE: The MusicCAST client repeats
playback of the current song.
ALL:
The MusicCAST client repeats
playback of the current group.
• Random (OFF, ON)
If this parameter is set to ON, the unit continuously
plays a random sequence of tracks until playback is
halted. The songs the MusicCAST client targets for
playback depend how you select the song you want
to listen to. If you select playback from an album,
then all tracks on that album are targeted for
playback, if you have selected an artist, then all
tracks from that artist are targeted, and so on.
• Group (ALL, SINGLE)
Sets the group playback function (see pages 45,
46).
ALL:
The MusicCAST client begins playback
of the next group when playback of the
present group finishes.
SINGLE: The MusicCAST client halts playback
when playback of the present group
finishes.
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4. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
To play a song from an artist
name of the artist you wish to select.
Moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen
causes the display to scroll upwards, while
moving it to the top of the screen makes the
display scroll downwards. Press SELECT to
display all the albums assigned to the artist, or
press p to begin playback of all songs from
the selected artist in alphabetical order.
Use this option to directly access the songs by a
particular artist stored in your MusicCAST server.
All songs and albums assigned to this artist are
available for selection.
Carry out the following procedure to play a specific
song from albums assigned to a particular artist.
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
SELECT
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d/j
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
5. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
PHONES
name of the album you wish to open.
Press SELECT to display all the songs on the
album, or press p to begin playback of the
entire album.
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Artist-Albums
Stone Flower
Terra Brasilis
Tide
Urubu
Wave
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
SELECT
Artist-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
from the Top Menu and press SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
SELECT
6. Use u / d to select a specific song to
listen to.
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
SELECT
7. Press SELECT to begin playback of the
“Artists” and press SELECT.
The display lists all artists currently stored in
the MusicCAST server, in alphabetical order.
SELECT
Artist-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
selected song.
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
Artists
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Bic Runga
Bjork
Bonnie Raitt
Chick Corea
SELECT
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
Album
Press j to return the list screen.
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OFF TIMER
Music playback on the MusicCAST client
■ To stop playback
Press s.
To play a song from an album
■ To halt playback temporarily
Press e. Press e again to resume playback.
Use this option to directly access the songs on a
particular album stored in your MusicCAST server.
All songs assigned to this album are available for
selection.
Note
• Once playback of the song is finished, the
MusicCAST client begins playback of the next
song stored as part of that album on the
MusicCAST server.
Carry out the following procedure to playback a
specific song from a specific album.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d/j
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
from the Top Menu screen and press
SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“Albums” and press SELECT.
The display lists all albums stored in the
MusicCAST server, in alphabetical order.
SELECT
Albums
Auberge
August & Everything Aft
Ballads
Beautiful Collision
Brilliant Corners
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4. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
name of an album.
Moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen
causes the display to scroll upwards, while
moving it to the top of the screen makes the
display scroll downwards. Press SELECT to
display all the songs on the album, or press
PLAY to begin playback of the album.
Use this option to directly access the songs of a
particular genre stored in your MusicCAST server.
All songs and albums assigned this genre are
available for selection.
Carry out the following procedure to playback a
specific song from the albums assigned to a
particular genre.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
5. Use u / d to select a song.
Album-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
S
VOL
u/d/j
SELECT
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
selected song.
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
from the Top Menu screen and press
SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
Album
Press j to return the list screen.
■ To stop playback
Press s.
SELECT
■ To halt playback temporarily
Press e. Press e again to resume playback.
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“Genres” and press SELECT.
The display lists all genres stored in the
MusicCAST server, in alphabetical order.
Note
• Once playback of the song you select is finished,
the MusicCAST client begins playback of the next
song stored as part of that album on the
MusicCAST server.
SELECT
Genres
Bossa Nova
Classical
Country
Electronica/Dance
Jazz
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GROUP
PHONES
6. Press SELECT to begin playback of the
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SELECT
–
SELECT
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
SELECT
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SELECT
Album-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
To play a song from a genre
Music playback on the MusicCAST client
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
To select a song from the complete list of
name of the genre you wish to select.
Moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen
causes the display to scroll upwards, while
moving it to the top of the screen makes the
display scroll downwards. Press SELECT to
display all the albums assigned to the selected
genre, or press PLAY to begin playback of all
songs from the selected genre in alphabetical
order.
songs
Use this option to directly access all of the songs in
the MusicCAST database without selecting an
Artist, Album, or Genre first.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
SELECT
MENU
Genre-Albums
Stone Flower
Terra Brasilis
Tide
Urubu
Wave
Genre-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
S
VOL
u/d/j
SELECT
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
Carry out the following procedure to select and
playback a song from the complete list of songs
stored in the MusicCAST server.
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
selected song.
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
from the Top Menu screen and press
SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
SELECT
Album
Press j to return the list screen.
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “All
■ To stop playback
Press s.
Songs” and press SELECT.
The display lists all songs stored in the
MusicCAST server, in alphabetical order.
■ To halt playback temporarily
Press e. Press e again to resume playback.
Note
SELECT
• Once playback of the song you select is finished,
the MusicCAST client begins playback of the next
song stored as part of that album on the
MusicCAST server.
All Songs
7 Seconds
9th & Hennepin
A Change is Gonna Come
A Felicidate
A Murder of One
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40
GROUP
PHONES
6. Press SELECT to begin playback of the
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SELECT
–
name of the album you wish to open.
Press SELECT to display all the songs on the
album, or press PLAY to begin playback of the
album.
SELECT
PLAY
INFO.
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
5. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
SELECT
PLAY
MENU
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4. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
name of a song.
Moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen
causes the display to scroll upwards, while
moving it to the top of the screen makes the
display scroll downwards.
SELECT
Playlists are collections of songs grouped together
and registered by the users of your MusicCAST
server. You cannot create or alter playlists from the
MusicCAST client, but you can access them for
playback. See page 41 in the MCX-1000 owner’s
manual for more information on playlists.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
5. Press SELECT to begin playback of the
Song
Press j to return the list screen.
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
SELECT
selected song.
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
SELECT
MENU
PUSH
SELECT
u/d/j
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
PLAY
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
■ Accessing playlists with your
MusicCAST client
Carry out the following procedure to access songs
in pre-existing playlists stored on your MusicCAST
server:
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
■ To stop playback
Press s.
to return to the Top Menu screen.
■ To halt playback temporarily
Press e. Press e again to resume playback.
MENU
Note
• Once playback of the song you select is finished,
the MusicCAST client begins playback of the
song that is stored next in alphabetical order on
the MusicCAST server.
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
and press SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“Playlists” and press SELECT.
The Playlists screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Playlists
Collections 1
Collections 2
Collections 3
Collections 4
Collections 5
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All Songs
7 Seconds
9th & Hennepin
A Change is Gonna Come
A Felicidate
A Murder of One
Using Playlists
Music playback on the MusicCAST client
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to
To play a song in the list of bookmarks
highlight the collection of playlists you
want to select and press SELECT.
The display changes to show the playlists
registered to this collection. Press p if you
want to playback all playlists in a collection.
The MusicCAST client can store a list of songs that
you bookmark (see pages 52 – 55) for easy access
and playback. Carry out the following procedure to
access this list.
5. Use u / d to move the cursor to
highlight the playlist you want to select
and press SELECT.
The display changes to show the tracks
registered to this playlist. Press p if you want
to playback all songs in a playlist.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d/j
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
SELECT
Playlist-List...
Playlist (1)
Playlist (2)
Playlist (3)
Playlist (4)
Playlist (5)
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
6. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
name of a song.
Moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen
causes the display to scroll upwards, while
moving it to the top of the screen makes the
display scroll downwards.
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
and press SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
7. Press SELECT to begin playback of the
selected song.
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
SELECT
SELECT
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
Song
“Bookmarks” and press SELECT.
The Bookmarks screen appears on the display.
Press j to return the list screen.
■ To stop playback
Press s.
SELECT
■ To halt playback temporarily
Press e. Press e again to resume playback.
Bookmarks
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
Notes
• Once playback of the song you select is finished,
the MusicCAST client begins playback of the next
song in the playlist.
• The MusicCAST client can only play playlists if
the MusicCAST server has registered playlists.
name of a song.
Moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen
causes the display to scroll upwards, while
moving it to the top of the screen makes the
display scroll downwards.
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5. Press SELECT to begin playback of the
selected song.
The Play Info Screen appears on the display.
Press j to return the list screen.
■ To stop playback
Press s.
Note
• Once playback of the selected song is complete,
the MusicCAST client begins playback of the next
song in the bookmark list.
The Song Statistics screen is a display of
statistically significant data on the tracks and
albums stored in the MusicCAST server, which you
can access for playback.
• Times played:
Displays songs in order of the number of times
they have been played.
• Recently played songs:
Displays songs in order from the most recently
played.
• Recently stored albums:
Displays albums in order from the most recently
recorded.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
To access the Song Statistics screen, carry out the
following procedure:
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
and press SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
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■ To halt playback temporarily
Press e. Press e again to resume playback.
Song Statistics
Music playback on the MusicCAST client
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Song
Statistics” and press SELECT.
The Song Statistics screen appears on the
display.
SELECT
Song Statisti...
Times played
Recently played songs
Recently stored albums
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
criteria you want to use and press
SELECT.
SELECT
Times played
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
5. Use u / d to move the cursor to a song
on Album and press SELECT.
Playback of the song you select begins.
Note
• If you selected an album in step 4, you need to
select a song and press SELECT first.
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3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
Random Playback
“Random” and press SELECT.
The cursor moves so that it is displayed under
the “Random” parameter setting.
When you utilize the Random Playback function,
the MusicCAST client plays tracks in random order
from the current playback group.
Play Info
SELECT
OFF TIMER
RANDOM
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
PLAY
MENU
GROUP
GROUP
S
Play Style
OFF
OFF
ALL
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/j/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
4. Use u / d to change the Random
PHONES
You can activate the Random Playback function by
pressing RANDOM on the remote control. The
MusicCAST client targets tracks for playback in
accordance with the current setting of the Group
parameter accessible by following the procedure on
this page.
To select an entire group for random playback,
begin playback from one level higher up the “Menu
tree” than you would otherwise. For example, to
playback all of the songs from an artist at Random
rather than from one particular album, press PLAY
with the cursor on the Artist name in the Artist
selection screen, then set the MusicCAST client in
Random Playback mode.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
RANDOM
Playback parameter setting.
OFF:
Random Playback disabled
ON:
Random Playback enabled
5. Press SELECT to confirm your setting.
The cursor returns to the left of the
“Random” parameter.
6. Press j.
The display returns to the Play Info screen.
■ To alter the limits of Random Playback
1. Begin playback of a track (see pages 35
– 44).
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
2. Press i.
The Play Style screen appears on the display.
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“Group” and press SELECT.
The cursor moves so that it is displayed under
the “Group” parameter setting.
Album
Play Info
■ To use the Random Playback function
SELECT
1. Begin playback of a track (see pages 35
– 44).
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
Repeat
Random
Group
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
Album
2. Press i.
The Play Style screen appears on the display.
Play Info
SELECT
Repeat
Random
Group
Play Style
OFF
OFF
ALL
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Play Style
OFF
OFF
SINGLE
Playing back songs
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
Repeat
Random
Group
Advanced playback options
4. Use u / d to change the Group
playback parameter setting.
SINGLE: The MusicCAST client targets
tracks in the currently selected group
(for example, album or genre) for
selection for random playback.
ALL:
The MusicCAST client targets all
items in the currently selected group
(for example, album or genre) for
playback. When all songs in the
current group have been played
back, playback advances to the next
group.
To target an entire group for random playback,
you should press PLAY from the Albums,
Genres, Artists, or All songs menu.
5. Press SELECT to confirm your setting.
The cursor returns to the left of the “Group”
parameter.
Repeat Playback
When you utilize the Repeat Playback function, the
MusicCAST repeats playback of the current song
or group.
OFF TIMER
REPEAT
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
PLAY
MENU
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/j/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
You can activate the Repeat Playback function by
pressing REPEAT on the remote control. The
MusicCAST client repeats playback in accordance
with the current Repeat Playback setting paramete,
accessible by following the procedure on this page.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
REPEAT
6. Press j.
The display returns to the Play Info screen.
Album
■ To use the Repeat Playback function.
1. Begin playback of a track (see pages 35
– 44).
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
Album
2. Press i.
The Play Style screen appears on the display.
Play Info
SELECT
Repeat
Random
Group
Play Style
OFF
OFF
ALL
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“Repeat” and press SELECT.
The cursor appears under the “Repeat”
parameter setting.
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4. Use u / d to change the Repeat
Playback parameter setting.
Changing the time display on the Play Info
screen
OFF:
Repeat Playback disabled.
SINGLE: The MusicCAST client repeats
playback of the current group.
ALL:
The MusicCAST client repeats
playback of all groups.
The cursor returns to the left of the “Repeat”
parameter.
OFF TIMER
REPEAT
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
6. Press j.
7
ON
TIMER
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
The display returns to the Play Info screen.
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/j/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
■ To alter the time display
1. Begin playback of a track (see pages 35
– 44).
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
Album
2. Press i.
The Play Style screen appears on the display.
Play Info
SELECT
Repeat
Random
Group
Play Style
OFF
OFF
ALL
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Time”
and press SELECT.
The cursor moves so that is its displayed under
the “Time” parameter setting.
Play Info
SELECT
Group
Bookmark
Time
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Play Style
SINGLE
OFF
ELAP
Playing back songs
5. Press SELECT to confirm your setting.
You can change the time display on the Play Info
screen so that it displays either the time elapsed
since playback of the current song started, or the
time remaining to complete playback of the current
song.
Advanced playback options
4. Use u / d to change the display setting
ELAP:
REM:
The timer displays the time elapsed
since playback of the current song
started
The timer displays the time
remaining to complete playback of
the current song
Listening to an external source connected
to the MusicCAST server
You can listen to audio from an external source
connected to the OPTICAL IN, COAXIAL IN, or
ANALOG IN jacks on the MusicCAST server.
5. Press SELECT to confirm your setting.
Notes
The cursor returns to the left of the “Time”
parameter.
• This function is only available if your
MusicCAST server is connected to a correctly
configured YAMAHA AV receiver via a RS-232C
cable. See page 122 of the MCX-1000 owner’s
manual for information on how to configure the
MusicCAST server and AV receiver, or page 128
of the same manual for information on how to
display a list of controllable YAMAHA AV
receivers on screen.
• The MusicCAST server can only distribute one
source signal to MusicCAST clients. Changing
the external source selection on any MusicCAST
client changes the source external source selection
for all MusicCAST clients connected to your
MusicCAST server.
6. Press j.
The display returns to the Play Info screen.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
from the Top Menu and press SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
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Advanced playback options
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“External Inputs” and press SELECT.
The External Inputs menu appears on the
display.
SELECT
External Inpu...
Optical
Coaxial
Analog
AV Receiver
Listening to a radio station with your
MusicCAST client
You can listen to radio stations with your
MusicCAST client if you have a Yamaha receiver
connected to your MusicCAST server with a RS232C cable. All of the preset stations on the
receiver are available for selection.
or “Analog”, depending on which input
on the MusicCAST server the device you
want to listen to is attached to. Press
SELECT.
Note
• See pages 49, 50 if you wish to select “AV
Receiver” from this menu.
5. The MusicCAST client outputs the audio
signal from the external component
connected to the MusicCAST server.
■ To return to playback from the
MusicCAST server library
Repeat steps 1, 2, and 3, selecting any option other
than “External Inputs” in step 3.
• This function is only available if your
MusicCAST server is connected to a correctly
configured tuner-equipped YAMAHA AV receiver
via a RS-232C cable. See page 117 of the MCX1000 owner’s manual for information on how to
configure the MusicCAST server and AV receiver,
or page 128 of the same manual for information
on how to display a list of controllable YAMAHA
AV receivers on screen.
• The MusicCAST server can only distribute one
radio preset source signal to MusicCAST clients.
Changing the radio preset source selection on any
MusicCAST client changes the radio preset
source external source selection for all
MusicCAST clients connected to your
MusicCAST server. The MusicCAST server
automatically switches to external analog input.
Using the procedure described below changes the
Input setting on your AV receiver to tuner if it is
connected to the MusicCAST server via its REC
OUT jack.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
PHONES
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BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
S
Playing back songs
Notes
4. Use u / d to select “Optical”, “Coaxial”,
Advanced playback options
■ Selecting a radio station
Check that the MusicCAST server and connected
receiver are both switched on before carrying out
the following procedure:
6. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
station you want to access and press
SELECT.
The Play Info screen appears and playback of
the selected radio station begins.
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
SELECT
External Inpu...
Station 1
Station 2
Station 3
Station 4
Station 5
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
and press SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“External Inputs” and press SELECT.
The External Inputs screen appears on the
display.
SELECT
External Inpu...
Optical
Coaxial
Analog
AV Receiver
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to “AV
Receiver” and press SELECT.
The display lists the preset groups available on
the receiver.
SELECT
External Inpu...
Preset A
Preset B
Preset C
Preset D
Preset E
5. Use u / d to move the cursor to a
preset group and press SELECT.
The display lists the stations available within
the preset group.
SELECT
External Inpu...
Station 1
Station 2
Station 3
Station 4
Station 5
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Advanced playback options
Listening to an external sound source
You can listen to audio from an external source
connected to the AUX IN jack on your MusicCAST
client.
Carry out the following procedure to listen to an
external sound source using the MusicCAST client.
Playing back songs
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Input”
and press SELECT.
The Input screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Input
Server
Client AUX
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Client
AUX” and press SELECT.
Playback of any song you are currently
listening to stops.
4. The audio signal from the external
source is output from the MusicCAST
client speakers.
Alternatively, selecting a song from the
MusicCAST client menus returns this setting to
“Server”.
■ To return to playback from the
MusicCAST server library
Carry out the procedure as above, selecting
“Server” instead of “Client AUX” in step 3.
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Using the Bookmark function
The MusicCAST client can store a list of your favorite songs for easy access. You can access this list using
the bookmark function. Each client on your MusicCAST network stores one such list, which you can access
but not alter from other clients. Each list can store up to 999 bookmarks, which you can copy to a playlist if
you wish. All songs that have been bookmarked appear with a check sign displayed beside them in all of the
song list menus.
Adding a song to the list of bookmarks
There are two methods you can use to add a song to your list of bookmarks.
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
OFF TIMER
and press SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
SELECT
PHONES
BOOKMARK
■ Adding a song using the Play Info screen
1. Follow through the steps described in
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Access the song list via the Artists,
the “Playback” section (see pages 35 –
44) to start playback of a song.
The Play Info screen appears on the display.
Albums, Genres, or All Songs menus as
described on pages 35 – 44.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
SELECT
Album
Artist-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
2. Press BOOKMARK.
song you wish to add to the bookmark
list.
A check sign appears beside the song name on
the on screen display.
BOOK
MARK
5. Press BOOKMARK.
A check sign appears beside the song you have
registered to the bookmark list.
Play Info
Artist name
Album name
Song name
Album
BOOK
MARK
To remove the bookmark from the song, press
BOOKMARK again.
■ Adding a song using the menu
Note
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
• Press BOOKMARK when the cursor is next to an
album to bookmark the entire album. You cannot
remove bookmarks in this manners. Remove
bookmarks for songs individually.
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Artist-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
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Using the Bookmark function
Removing a song from the bookmark list
5. Press BOOKMARK.
The check sign displayed beside the
bookmarked song disappears.
There are two methods you can use to remove a
song from the list of bookmarks.
BOOK
MARK
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
Artist-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
GROUP
SELECT
u/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
Note
PHONES
BOOKMARK
• If the song was not previously bookmarked, this
action assigns the song to a bookmark list.
■ Removing a song using the Menu
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Play”
and press SELECT.
The Play Menu screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Play Menu
Artists
Albums
Genres
All Songs
Playlists
3. Access the song list via the Artists,
Albums, Genres, or All Songs menus as
described on pages 35 – 44.
All songs currently bookmarked have a check
symbol displayed beside them.
SELECT
Artist-Songs
Wave
The Red Blouse
Look To The Sky
Batidinha
Triste
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
song you wish to remove from the
bookmark list.
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Playing back songs
PUSH
SELECT
Using the Bookmark function
4. Press PLAY to create a playlist.
Copying the bookmark list to a playlist
The MusicCAST client creates a new playlist in
collection 1 on the MusicCAST server. The
display returns to the Edit Bookmark screen.
You can copy the contents of your MusicCAST
client bookmark list to a playlist. This makes your
client bookmark list readily available to all other
clients on your MusicCAST network as well as to
the MusicCAST server, and preserves the
bookmark list so that it is not affected by any
subsequent changes you make.
OFF TIMER
PLAY
Please wait.
Edit Bookmark
Copy to Playlist
Playlist Name
Jan 3 9:21 ...
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
MENU
PLAY
ON
TIMER
STOP
7
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
Edit Bookmark
Copy to Playlist
S
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
BOOK
MARK
INPUT
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
RECALL
VOL
MUTE
u/d
SELECT
PHONES
■ Copying the bookmark list
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Edit
Bookmark” and press SELECT.
The Edit Bookmark screen appears on the
display.
SELECT
Edit Bookmark
Copy to Playlist
Clear All
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Copy
to Playlist” and press SELECT.
Edit Bookmark
SELECT
Press PLAY to copy,
STOP to cancel.
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Using the Bookmark function
Erasing the bookmark list
To erase the bookmark list completely, carry out the
following procedure:
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
Playing back songs
PUSH
SELECT
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
■ Erasing the bookmark list
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Edit
Bookmark” and press SELECT.
The Edit Bookmark screen appears on the
display.
SELECT
Edit Bookmark
Copy to Playlist
Clear All
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Clear
All” and press SELECT.
A configuration message appears on the display.
Edit Bookmark
SELECT
Press PLAY to clear,
STOP to cancel.
4. Press PLAY or STOP.
PLAY:
STOP:
Confirm the erase action and return
to the Edit Bookmark menu.
Cancel the action and return to the
Edit Bookmark menu.
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MusicCAST settings
4. Use u / d to select the time (in minutes)
Using the OFF Timer function
for the MusicCAST to continue in the
power-on mode before switching itself
to the standby mode.
You can set the MusicCAST client to switch itself
off after a set period of time, which you can also
define. This function is called the OFF Timer. You
can use the ON and OFF timers simultaneously.
OFF Timer
OFF
30min
60min
90min
120min
SELECT
■ Using the menu to set the OFF Timer
function
Carry out the following procedure to set the OFF
timer from the menu of your MusicCAST client.
5. Press SELECT to confirm the setting.
The confirmation screen appears on the display.
OFF TIMER
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
OFF Timer
OFF
OFF Timer
30min
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
120min
PHONES
6. The display returns to the Setup screen
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
after a small delay, and the TIMER
indicator lights.
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
■ Using OFF TIMER on the remote control
to set the OFF Timer
Carry out the following procedure to access the
OFF Timer function from any screen.
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
1. Press OFF TIMER.
The OFF Timer screen appears on the display.
Top Menu
Play
OFF Timer
30min
OFF TIMER
SELECT
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
Input
2. Press OFF TIMER repeatedly to cycle
through the available settings.
The available OFF Timer settings are 30, 60,
90, 120 minutes, and OFF. Selecting any setting
other than OFF activates the OFF timer
function, and sets it to place the MusicCAST
client in sleep mode 30 – 120 minutes from the
time you activate it, depending on the setting
you select.
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “OFF
Timer” and press SELECT.
The OFF Timer screen appears on the display.
SELECT
OFF Timer
OFF
30min
60min
90min
120min
Top Menu
Play
OFF Timer
60min
OFF TIMER
Input
3. The OFF Timer screen disappears after a
small delay.
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MusicCAST settings
4. Press SELECT.
Using the ON Timer function
The cursor enters the ON Timer setting field.
The MusicCAST client has a timer function that
enables it to automatically switch on and begin
playback at a time you specify, rather like an alarm
clock. This is called the ON Timer function. You
can use the ON timer and OFF Timer
simultaneously.
ON Timer
[OFF
Save
Cancel
SELECT
]
5. Use u / d to set the ON Timer setting to
OFF TIMER
ON TIMER
ON and press i.
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/j/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
SELECT
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
ON Timer
[ON
00:00 ]
Save
Cancel
PHONES
■ Setting the timer
Carry out the following procedure to set the
MusicCAST client to power up at a specified time:
6. Enter the time you wish the MusicCAST
client to switch on by pressing u / d to
cycle through the displayed characters,
and pressing j / i to move the cursor
left and right.
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
7. Press SELECT to confirm the setting.
8. If you are satisfied with the settings you
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
have made, move the cursor to “Save”
and press SELECT.
The confirmation screen appears.
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
SELECT
ON Timer
[ON
00:00 ]
ON Timer
ON
00:00
Alternatively, select “Cancel” to exit from this
screen without saving and confirmation.
9. The display returns to the Setup screen
after a small delay, and the TIMER
indicator lights.
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “ON
Timer” and press SELECT.
The ON Timer screen appears on the display.
SELECT
ON Timer
[OFF
Save
Cancel
]
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MENU
MusicCAST settings
■ Using the ON TIMER key to activate the
ON Timer
Carry out the following procedure to activate the
ON Timer function from any screen.
Using the Auto Play function
You can set the MusicCAST client to automatically
resume playback of the track it was playing at the
time it was last placed in Sleep mode, when you
return it to On mode.
1. Press ON TIMER
The ON Timer screen appears on the display.
ON TIMER
Carry out the following procedure to configure your
MusicCAST client to use Auto Play:
Top Menu
Play
ON Timer
ON
00:00
OFF TIMER
Input
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
2. Press ON TIMER repeatedly to turn the
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
ON Timer function on or off.
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
3. The ON Timer screen disappears after a
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
small delay.
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
MENU
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
SELECT
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Auto
Play” and press SELECT.
The Auto Play screen appears on the display.
Auto Play
OFF
ON
SELECT
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to “ON” if
you wish to use the Auto Play function,
or “OFF” if you wish to switch it off.
5. Press SELECT.
The MusicCAST client is now configured to
use your new settings for Auto Play.
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■ Turning Auto Level Control on or off
Using the Auto Level Control function
The MusicCAST system allows you to store and
listen to multiple different albums from different
artists, without reference to the original sequence of
songs on the album. Because some albums are
recorded with different sound levels to others, you
may encounter large differences between the sound
levels of songs when playing back songs on your
MusicCAST client.
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
MENU
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
SELECT
Note
• The Auto Level Control Function may not always
produce the best results if you are listening to
different genres with very different base volume
levels sequentially. If you notice that the quality
of your listening experience decreases when you
turn Auto Level Control on, please turn it off.
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Auto
Level Control” and press SELECT.
The Auto Level Control screen appears on the
display.
Auto Level Co...
OFF
ON
SELECT
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to “ON” if
MUTE
you wish to use the Auto Level Control
function, or “OFF” if you wish to switch
it off.
PHONES
5. Press SELECT.
The MusicCAST client is now configured to
use your new settings for Auto Level Control.
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and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
The Auto Level Control function on the
MusicCAST client automatically reduces or
increases the base volume level to a theoretical
average when it plays back songs, in order to
eliminate any large differences in the volume at
which the original songs were recorded.
MusicCAST settings
The relevant menu appears on the display:
Using the tone controls
The tone controls on the MusicCAST client allow
you to alter the nature of the sound being output.
You can change these settings to give a strong deep
bass, or a lighter treble to the sound.
OFF TIMER
Tone
Treble
SELECT
0.0dB
Tone
Bass
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
SELECT
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
0.0dB
PUSH
SELECT
u/j/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
4. Use i or u to increase the value of the
setting, and j or d to decrease the value
of the setting.
■ Altering the tone settings
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
5. Press SELECT or MENU to confirm the
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
value you have set and return to the
Tone screen.
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Tone”
and press SELECT.
The Tone screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Tone
Treble
Bass
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
desired parameter and press SELECT.
Treble:
Increase the setting of this parameter
to increase the amount of treble in
the sound output by the MusicCAST
client.
Bass:
Increase the setting of this parameter
to increase the amount of bass in the
sound output by the MusicCAST
client.
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3. Use u / d to move the cursor to the
Using the contrast controls
“Contrast” and press SELECT.
The Contrast screen appears on the display.
Depending on the location of the MusicCAST
client, You may need to alter the contrast of the
display for easier viewing. Darker settings make for
easier viewing at night, while you may find it easier
to view the display with brighter settings during the
daytime.
OFF TIMER
REPEAT
I
SELECT
4. Use i or u to increase the value of the
SLEEP
ON TIMER
Contrast
Contrast
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/j/d/i
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
5. Press SELECT or MENU to confirm the
MUTE
value you have set and return to the
Setup screen.
PHONES
■ Altering the contrast settings
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
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setting, and j or d to decrease the value
of the setting.
PAUSE
4
MusicCAST settings
3. Press SELECT.
Using the Sleep function
You can set your MusicCAST client in Sleep mode
when you are not using it. Power consumption is
greatly reduced in Sleep mode, but the MusicCAST
client still consumes a small amount of power to
keep the display and the remote control signal
receiver in operation.
The MusicCAST client switches to sleep mode,
and the current time appears on the display.
SELECT
Please wait.
You can place the unit in sleep mode by carrying
out the procedure below:
SLEEP
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
You can also switch the unit to sleep mode by
pressing SLEEP on the remote control. The
time does not display correctly if the
MusicCAST client is not able to establish a
good connection with the MusicCAST server. If
the time displayed is not correct, alter the date
and time settings on the MusicCAST server to
display them correctly (See page 117 in the
MCX-1000 owner’s manual for more
information on how to do this).
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
■ Switching the unit to sleep mode
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
■ Turning the MusicCAST client on again
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Sleep”
and press SELECT.
The Sleep prompt appears on the display.
Note
• The MusicCAST client automatically places itself
in sleep mode if you do not use it for 30 minutes.
Sleep
SELECT
Press SLEEP on the remote control or
SELECT on the MusicCAST client.
The MusicCAST client turns on.
Press SELECT to sleep.
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4. Use u / d to move the cursor to
Displaying System Information on the
“Information” and press SELECT.
The Information screen appears on the display.
MusicCAST client
You can check the version of the system installed in
your MusicCAST client.
OFF TIMER
SELECT
Information
Version:
Date:
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
PLAY
MENU
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
Other functions
u/d
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
PHONES
■ Accessing the System Information
screen
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“System” and press SELECT.
The System screen appears on the display.
SELECT
System
Information
System Update
System Reset
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6. Use u / d to move the cursor to
Updating the MusicCAST client firmware
At times Yamaha releases updates to the firmware
in either or both the MusicCAST client and server.
These updates are generally aimed at improving the
experience of using your MusicCAST equipment.
Follow the instructions provided with the update
carefully. Do not use the update procedure unless
specifically instructed to do so.
The procedure for updating the firmware is as
follows:
OFF TIMER
REPEAT
I
MENU
PLAY
Press PLAY to update.
7. Press PLAY to begin the update
process.
The following screens appear in order:
System Update
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
TIMER
SELECT
System Update
Version:
Date:
SLEEP
ON TIMER
ON
“System Update” and press SELECT.
The System Update prompt appears on the
display.
STOP
7
PLAY
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
Receiving...
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
BOOK
MARK
INPUT
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
RECALL
VOL
MUTE
u/d
SELECT
PHONES
System Update
1. Place the update CD in the disc tray in
your MusicCAST server.
Data Check...
2. Update the firmware on your
MusicCAST server if necessary (see
page 128 of the MCX-1000 owner’s
manual).
System Update
3. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
Flash Erase...
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
System Update
Flash Write...
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
SELECT
System Update
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
Verify...
System Update
5. Use u / d to move the cursor to
Update O.K.
“System” and press SELECT.
The System screen appears on the display.
SELECT
System
Information
System Update
System Reset
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8. The MusicCAST automatically switches
itself off and then on again.
The update process is now complete. Carry out
the procedure described on page 63 to check the
version of the firmware.
Resetting the MusicCAST client to default
settings
At times it may be convenient to return your
MusicCAST client to the default state it was in
when you first purchased it. You may wish to do
this in cases such as the following:
Warning
• Resetting the MusicCAST client to its default
settings will not reverse any updates to the
MusicCAST software that you have made, or
erase any data stored in your MusicCAST
network. It resets all settable parameters to their
server settings, so you need to set them to suit
your requirements after performing the reset
procedure. Note that in resetting all the
parameters, the MusicCAST client also resets its
network parameters, and disconnects itself from
your MusicCAST network.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
5
6
PAUSE
4
MENU
PLAY
ON
TIMER
STOP
7
PLAY
MENU
PLAY
INFO.
GROUP
GROUP
S
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
MENU
BOOK
MARK
INPUT
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
RECALL
PHONES
VOL
MUTE
u/d
SELECT
■ Resetting your MusicCAST client
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
to return to the Top Menu screen.
MENU
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
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• When your MusicCAST client appears to be
functioning incorrectly for no apparent reason,
and reference to the troubleshooting section (page
68) is of no assistance.
• When you have made multiple mistakes in setting
the parameters on your MusicCAST client and
wish to start again.
• When you wish to reset the MusicCAST
completely for use in a different MusicCAST
network.
System settings
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Displaying Network Status Information on
the MusicCAST client
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
Your MusicCAST client depends on its network
connection to obtain data from the MusicCAST
server. The Network Status screen provides you
with information on the quality of the network
connection your MusicCAST is currently using.
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“System” and press SELECT.
The System screen appears on the display.
OFF TIMER
SLEEP
ON TIMER
REPEAT
I
RANDOM
2
3
PAUSE
4
5
6
STOP
7
ON
TIMER
MENU
SELECT
System
Information
System Update
System Reset
PLAY
INFO.
MENU
GROUP
S
GROUP
SELECT
PUSH
SELECT
u/d/j
SELECT
MENU
PLAY INFO.
–
VOL
+
BOOK
MARK
RECALL
INPUT
VOL
MUTE
PHONES
■ Accessing the Network Status screen
4. Use u / d to move the cursor to
1. Press and hold MENU for two seconds
“System Reset” and press SELECT.
The System Reset prompt appears on the
display.
to return to the Top Menu screen.
System Reset
SELECT
PLAY
MENU
Press PLAY to restore
to factory setting.
Top Menu
Play
Recall Play
Edit Bookmark
Setup
Input
2. Use u / d to move the cursor to “Setup”
and press SELECT.
The Setup screen appears on the display.
5. Press PLAY to begin the resetting
process.
6. The MusicCAST automatically switches
itself off and then on again.
The resetting process is now complete.
SELECT
Setup
OFF Timer
ON Timer
Auto Play
Auto Level Control
Contrast
3. Use u / d to move the cursor to
“Network” and press SELECT.
The Network screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Network
Status
Auto Configuration
Manual Setup
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4. Use u / d to move the cursor to
6. Press j to return to the Status screen.
“Status” and press SELECT.
The Status screen appears on the display.
SELECT
Status
IP Address
Wireless LAN
5. Use u / d to select the item you want to
Other functions
display.
Select IP Address to display the following
information
IP Address
ID: [
]
IP: [ 0. 0. 0. 0]
Msk:[ 0. 0. 0. 0]
MAC:00:00:00:00:00:00
ID:
IP:
Msk:
MAC:
The unique ID your MusicCAST
client uses for network configuration
(see pages 26, 27).
The IP address your MusicCAST
client is using.
The subnet mask your MusicCAST
client is operating under.
The MAC address of your
MusicCAST client. The MAC
address is the unique identification
code your MusicCAST client uses in
the MusicCAST network.
Select Wireless LAN to display the following
information:
Wireless LAN
Comm. Quality
Signal Level
BitRate
100%
100%
11Mbps
Comm. Quality: The quality of the network
signal your MusicCAST client
is receiving.
Signal Level:
The strength of the signal your
MusicCAST client is
receiving.
BitRate: The speed at which your
MusicCAST client is receiving data
over the network connection,
measured in megabits per second.
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Troubleshooting
Refer to the chart below when this unit does not function properly. If the problem you are experiencing is
not listed below or if the instruction below does not help, set this unit to the standby mode, disconnect the
power cord, and contact the nearest authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center.
Problem
Auto Configuration
does not appear to
work correctly.
The MusicCAST client
does not output any
sound.
You cannot start
playback on the
MusicCAST client.
Playback from the
MusicCAST client
skips.
Cause
Remedy
Refer to
page
The network is not configured correctly.
Check the network settings of the MusicCAST client
and MusicCAST server.
21 – 34
The network signal is weak (for wireless
network connections only).
Try changing the network channel or the location of
the MusicCAST client, or alternatively changing to a
wired network connection.
21 – 34
Either the MusicCAST server or the
MusicCAST client is not set to Auto
Configuration mode.
Check the configuration procedure and try again.
21 – 34
The MusicCAST server is storing songs
or recording.
Stop recording and start the Auto Configuration
process again.
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 21
The volume setting of the MusicCAST
client is low.
Increase the volume setting.
The MusicCAST client is not correctly
connected to speakers.
Check the connections between the MusicCAST
client and the speakers.
11, 20
Auto Configuration is not complete.
Run the Auto Configuration process.
26, 27
The network is not configured correctly.
Check the network settings of the MusicCAST client
and MusicCAST server.
21 – 34
The MusicCAST server is turned off.
Turn the MusicCAST server on.
The hard disk drive in the MusicCAST
server does not contain any songs that
have been completely encoded to MP3
format.
Wait until the MusicCAST server completes
encoding songs to MP3.
Register songs stored from external components to
the library, or wait for the MP3 encoding process to
complete.
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 121
When the MusicCAST server is set to
distribute MP3 files to your MusicCAST
client, the MusicCAST client displays a
“*” beside songs which the MusicCAST
server has not converted to MP3 format.
The “*” displayed beside PCM-only songs disappears
when encoding is complete.
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 121
The network signal is weak (for wireless
network connections only).
Try changing the network channel or the location of
the MusicCAST client, or alternatively changing to a
wired network connection.
21 – 34
The network signal is weak (for wireless
network connections only).
Try changing the network channel or the location of
the MusicCAST client, or alternatively changing to a
wired network connection.
21 – 34
The network is extremely congested (for
wired network connections only).
Place your MusicCAST clients under an independent
subnet mask, or upgrade your network hardware.
21 – 34
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10, 12, 13
20
Troubleshooting
Cause
The MusicCAST client
does not play back
some songs
displayed in the song
selection menus.
You have not registered songs recorded
from an external component to the library.
Wait until the MusicCAST server completes
encoding songs to MP3.
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 121
You cannot select an
external input from
the MusicCAST client.
The MusicCAST server is recording from
an external source.
Wait until the MusicCAST server finishes recording.
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 21
Playback from an
external component
cuts off for no reason.
The MusicCAST server is receiving signal
change requests from another source.
Stop the signal request changes from other
MusicCAST clients.
46 – 48
None of the controls
other than the volume
control have any
effect on the
MusicCAST client.
The MusicCAST server is locking the
MusicCAST client.
Use the MusicCAST server to remove the lock.
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 92
Starting playback on
the MusicCAST client
produces interference
noise on nearly
radios.
The MusicCAST client and the radio are
too close to each other.
Place the MusicCAST client and the radio at least
one meter apart.
23, 25
The MusicCAST client
does not output any
sound when you
search forward or
backward through a
track.
This is normal when searching through a
track.
Continue to use this function in the same manner.
—
The message “Error:
Amp Protection
Active” appears on
the on-screen display
of MusicCAST client.
The cables are not connected correctly.
Connect the cables correctly.
11
You are using low-impedance speakers.
Please use speakers with an impedance of at least 4
ohms.
—
The side panel cover
does not reattach
correctly.
You are using a power cable other than the
one supplied to connect the MusicCAST
client to an AC outlet.
The panel cannot close unless you use the power
cable with the L shaped jack supplied with the
MusicCAST client.
—
The rubber covering of the LAN cable is
blocking the panel cover.
Remove the rubber covering from the LAN cable.
—
You are using close to the maximum
number of MusicCAST clients and
simultaneously playing, storing, or editing
on the MusicCAST server.
Reduce the number of MusicCAST clients to which
the MusicCAST server is distributing music, or stop
any operation you are performing on the MusicCAST
server.
24
Playback on the
MusicCAST client
skips or pauses.
Remedy
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Refer to
page
Appendix
Problem
Troubleshooting
Problem
Cause
Remedy
You cannot access
the MusicCAST preset
tuner.
The ANALOG REC LEVEL on the front
panel of the MusicCAST server is set too
low.
Increase the ANALOG REC LEVEL.
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 29
The MusicCAST server AV receiver
parameters are configured incorrectly.
Configure the AV receiver parameters correctly.
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 122
The AV receiver connected to the
MusicCAST server is not turned on.
Turn the AV receiver on.
The AV receiver is not correctly connected
to the MusicCAST server.
Correctly connect the AV receiver to the MusicCAST
server.
The AV receiver is not receiving a strong
radio signal.
Refer to the owner’s manual of your AV receiver.
Playback cuts off or
switches to another
input when listening
to a tuner preset on
the MusicCAST client.
Another MusicCAST component is
changing the tuner preset or external input
on the MusicCAST server.
Stop the other MusicCAST component from
changing input sources.
48 – 51
Auto Configuration
does not appear to
work correctly.
There is more than one DHCP server
operation in the network trying to use the
same IP addresses.
Deactivate the MusicCAST server DHCP function.
MCX1000
owner's
manual
page 110
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Refer to
page
—
MCX1000
owner’s
manual,
page 122
—
Terms used in this manual
This manual uses a number of terms that, though not specific to the MusicCAST system, are not in general
everyday use. In addition, some terms are used in a slightly unusual context. These words are listed
alphabetically and in context below, along with an explanation of their meaning.
Playback
Album
A collection of songs in the MusicCAST database
assigned to a particular artist, and given a name.
Each album is assigned to an artist. By default, each
CD you store in the MusicCAST server is stored as
an Album.
Bookmark list
A list of songs you have designated for easy
retrieval using a MusicCAST client.
Genre
The music type to which the albums stored in the
MusicCAST server are assigned. Examples include
Jazz, Rock, and Classical.
Group
The category which you are operating your
MusicCAST component in. For example, if you
playback an album without selecting a song, then
you are operating within the “album” category. If
you playback a genre without selecting a song, you
are operating within the “genre” category.
Playlist
A list of songs you designate using the MusicCAST
server for playback in a given sequence.
Song
A single continuous track, equivalent to a single
track from a CD, cassette, or other source, stored on
the MusicCAST server.
Recording
MP3 Format
A data format used to store music on the Hard Disk
Drive in the MusicCAST server. MP3 files take
roughly one tenth of the space that PCM files need
PCM format
A data format used to store music on the hard disk
drive in the MusicCAST server. PCM files provide
CD-quality audio playback but require a lot of
space on the hard disk drive.
Network connections
Connections
The links between the components in your
MusicCAST system which allows them to
exchange information. MusicCAST components
can make both wired and wireless connections.
DHCP
A system of automatically assigning IP addresses to
components in a LAN. A server component running
a DHCP service assigns an IP address to
components when they are switched on.
ESS ID
The ID of the channel that your MusicCAST
system uses to transmit data when using wireless
connections.
IP address
Four 3 digit numbers that together make up a
unique identity number used by a component
connected to a network.
LAN cable
A cable for connecting two components on a Local
Area Network (LAN).
Network
A network is a collection of electronic components
which share data and resources with one another.
Subnet mask
A number identifying the group within a network to
which a particular component belongs.
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Appemdix
Artist
The item in the MusicCAST database to which
albums are assigned. The artist of any CD you store
in the MusicCAST is stored as the artist to the
corresponding album (see album above).
to store the same song. However, sound quality is
not as good as that of PCM files, and the
MusicCAST server cannot record MP3 files to a
CD-R.
Terms used in this manual
TCP/IP
An abbreviation of Transmission Control Protocol/
Internet Protocol, a system of coding information
that allows it to be shared efficiently on a network.
storage capacity.
WEP
An abbreviation of Wired Equivalent Privacy. This
system encrypts data transferred between the
components on a wireless network. Components
with the same encryption key can share data with
each other, but components without this key cannot.
MusicCAST client
The component in the MusicCAST system that
allows you to access songs stored in the
MusicCAST server for playback at a distance. Up
to seven MusicCAST clients can access the
MusicCAST server at once.
Wireless LAN
A network utilizing weak radio signals to share data
between components.
MusicCAST server
The component in the MusicCAST system that you
use to store and playback songs from CD. Other
components in the MusicCAST system obtain song
data from the MusicCAST server.
Wired LAN
A network utilizing LAN cables to share data
between components.
Hard disk
See “Hard disk drive”
On-screen display
The LCD display on the MusicCAST client or the
display output to a TV or monitor connected to the
MusicCAST server.
Hardware
Remote control
A handheld device for operating your MusicCAST
components at a distance.
CD
An abbreviation of Compact Disc. A small plastic
disc 12 cm (5”) in diameter encoded with prestored data.
CD-R
An abbreviation of Compact Disc Recordable. A
small plastic disc identical to a CD in appearance,
onto which a device such as the MusicCAST server
can record data. The MusicCAST server can only
use Audio type CD-R media.
Software
Menu
A display consisting of a multiple choice style list
of options that you can choose from. Menus are
displayed on the on-screen display of the
MusicCAST client and server.
CD-RW
An abbreviation of Compact Disc Re-writable.
Controller
The device on the front panel of the MusicCAST
server and MusicCAST client used for entering data
and navigating through the menus contained in
these two components.
Front panel
The panel on the MusicCAST server and
MusicCAST client on which operational data is
displayed.
Hard disk drive
The component within your MusicCAST server
that allows it to store the audio material from your
CDs as data. Hard disk drive capacity is expressed
in megabytes, with a larger number denoting more
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Specifications
■ Audio performance
Output level (1kHz, 0dB) ................... 2 ± 0.5 Vrms
Frequency response (EIAJ)
........................................ 5 Hz to 20 kHz, ±0.5 dB
Signal to noise ratio (EIAJ) ............ 100 dB or more
Dynamic Range (EIAJ) .................... 90 dB or more
Total harmonic distortion + noise (EIAJ)
........................................................ 0.006% or less
■ Input
Appemdix
AUX IN jack
Input sensitivity................................ 300 mVrms
■ Output
LINEOUT L/R
Output level .............................................. 2 Vrms
S. WOOFER jack
Output level (volume max.) ..................... 1 Vrms
PHONES jack
Output level (phones level max., 150 Ω, –20dB)
............................................................... 300 mV
SPEAKER OUT ternimals
Maximum power (EIAJ, 4 Ω, 1kHz, 10 %THD)
....................................................... 17 W + 17 W
■ General
Playback data format .................. MP3, linear PCM
Power supply ................ AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power consumption ......................................... 40 W
Standby power consumption .......................... 0.5 W
Operating temperature ............................ +5 to 35˚C
Dimensions (W x H x D)
.. 210 x 244.5 x 79 mm (8-5/16” x 9-1/4” x 3-1/8”)
Weight (without AC adaptor) ......... 2 kg (4 lbs 6 oz)
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Index
A
P
alarm clock ...................................................................... 57
Album ........................................................................ 35, 38
Artist .......................................................................... 35, 37
Auto Configuration ........................................ 22, 25, 26, 28
Auto Play function ........................................................... 58
AUX IN ............................................................................ 11
AV receiver ................................................................ 48, 49
PCM ................................................................................ 35
Play info screen ....................................................... 16, 36
playback group ........................................... 12, 13, 35, 45
playlist ........................................................ 35, 42, 52, 54
B
Bitrate .............................................................................. 67
Bookmark ...................................................... 13, 36, 42, 52
Bookmarks ................................................................ 42, 52
C
collection ......................................................................... 41
Comm. quality ................................................................. 67
Contrast .......................................................................... 61
D
database ......................................................................... 40
DHCP ........................................................................ 28, 30
E
ESS ID ............................................................................ 30
F
firmware .......................................................................... 64
G
Genre .............................................................................. 39
Graphical user interface .................................................. 15
Group .............................................................................. 36
H
Hub ........................................................................... 21, 24
I
R
radio station .................................................................... 49
Random .......................................................................... 16
Random play ................................................................... 16
Repeat ..................................................................... 12, 46
Repeat playback ............................................... 12, 35, 46
Resetting ......................................................................... 65
Router ...................................................................... 21, 24
RS-232C ......................................................................... 48
S
Server ID ........................................................... 22, 28, 32
Signal level ...................................................................... 67
Sleep ................................................................. 13, 14, 62
Song .......................................................................... 35, 40
Standby .............................................................. 10, 14, 56
Subnet mask ............................................................ 28, 33
System information ......................................................... 63
T
Time .......................................................................... 14, 35
Timer function ................................................... 10, 12, 56
Top menu .................................................................. 14, 15
U
Updating .......................................................................... 64
W
WEP key .................................................................. 28, 33
wired connection ............................................... 24, 25, 29
wireless connection .................................... 23, 25, 29, 30
wireless lan ............................................................... 22, 67
IP Address ................................................................. 22, 32
L
LAN ..................................................................... 22, 23, 24
library .............................................................................. 49
Lock ................................................................................ 15
Lock icon ......................................................................... 15
M
MP3 ................................................................................. 35
MusicCAST client ...................................................... 10, 14
MusicCAST server .................................................... 20, 25
N
network ........................................................................... 21
network addresses .......................................................... 22
network configuration ...................................................... 67
Network menu .......................................................... 28, 31
Network status ................................................................ 66
O
OFF Timer ................................................................ 12, 56
On-screen display ...................................... 12, 33, 34, 52
ON Timer ........................................................... 12, 57, 58
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