Samsung YP-Q3 Black2.2" Video Player User Manual

YP-Q3
MP3 Player
user manual
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Using this manual
• Some operations of your MP3 player may differ from
those described in this manual depending on the
firmware installed. Some of the contents may be
changed without prior notice.
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Description
Note
Notes, usage tips, or additional information
Caution
Safety warnings and precautions
• Your MP3 player and screens may differ from the
illustrations in this manual.
• This user manual is based on the Windows XP operating
system. The operation of your player may differ from the
operation described in this manual depending on your
PC's operating system.
• Sound sources, wallpapers, and images provided in
this product are licensed for limited use by Samsung
from their respective owners. Extracting and using
these materials for commercial or other purposes is an
infringement of copyright laws. Samsung is not liable for
such copyright infringement by the user.
• To view troubleshooting, see "Troubleshooting".
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Safety
information
This manual describes how
to properly use your new
MP3 player. Read it carefully
to avoid damaging the player
and injuring yourself. Pay
particular attention to the
following serious warnings.
CAUTION
Situations that may result in death or serious injury to yourself or others
• Do not use the product during a thunderstorm. Thunderstorms can cause the player to
malfunction and increases the risk of electric shock.
• Using earphones or headphones for an extended time may cause serious damage to
your hearing.
If you are exposed to sound louder than 85db for an extended time, you may adversely
affect your hearing. The louder the sound is, the more seriously damaged your hearing
may be. Note that an ordinary conversation is between 50 to 60 db and road noise is
approximately 80 db.
You are strongly advised to set the volume level to medium. The medium level is usually
less than 2/3 of the maximum.
• If you hear a ringing in your ear(s), lower the volume or stop using the earphones or
headphones.
• Exposure to loud sounds while walking or driving may distract your attention and cause
an accident.
• Do not use the earphones while riding a bicycle, driving an automobile or motorcycle, or
while walking or jogging on a road or in a crosswalk. The earphones may prevent you
from hearing oncoming traffic and lead to a serious accident. Using earphones when
driving is also prohibited by law in some areas.
• Use only accessories provided by or approved by Samsung.
• When hanging the product around your neck, do not apply pressure to the neck strap.
To prevent accidental choking, keep the neck strap away from children, the elderly,
and people incapable of caring for themselves.
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Safety information > CAUTION
• Stop using the player and contact a Samsung Service
Centre if the player or battery emits smoke, an unusual
smell, or unusual noises. Failure to do so may result in a fire
or injury.
• Keep your player and all accessories out of the reach of
small children and animals. Children or animals can damage
the player or accidently damage the battery and cause an
explosion. Small parts may choke children or pets.
• Do not touch the product or the power cord with wet
hands. The water can conduct electricty and cause an
electrical shock.
• Do not use a flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft)
to people or animals. Using the flash too close to a person’s
eyes can cause temporary or permanent damage.
• Do not place the product in or near heaters, microwave
ovens, hot cooking equipment, or high pressure containers.
Excessive heat or pressure can cause the product to break,
explode, or catch fire.
• Stop using the product if you feel uncomfortable when
watching videos or playing games.
Consult your physician before using the product if any of
your family has experienced seizures or fainting.
Stop using the product and consult your physician if you
experience cramping in the face or muscles, dizziness,
disorientation, or nausea.
Avoid watching videos or playing games on the product for
an extended period of time.
• Turn off the product where it is prohibited.
The product may interfere with electronic signals.
Turn off the product when boarding an airplane.
The product may interfere with the electronic navigation
system of the airplane.
Turn off the product in hospitals.
Comply with all hospital regulations. The product may
interfere with medical equipment.
• Do not use the player near fuels, combustibles, flammable
chemicals, or explosive materials. Comply with regulations,
instructions, and warnings in environments where explosive
materials are located. Turn off the product while refueling
your car, motorcycle, boat, etc.
• Do not expose your eyes to direct sunlight through the
screen of the product. It may damage your eyes.
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Safety information > WARNING
WARNING
Situations that could cause damage to yourself or the product
• Do not disassemble, repair, or modify this product on your
own.
• Be sure to backup important data. Samsung is not
responsible for data loss.
• For your safety, make sure the earphone cable does not
get in the way of your arm or become entangled in nearby
objects while you are exercising or walking.
• Protect your player from harsh impacts and rough handling.
• Do not get the product wet or drop it in water. If the product
gets wet, do not switch it on. You could get an electric
shock.
• Be sure children understand how to operate the product
correctly and safely.
Improper use of the product may cause the product to
break down or cause an injury.
• Do not leave the player in locations with temperatures
above 35° C (95° F), such as saunas or a parked cars.
• Do not use or store your player in dusty, dirty, humid, or
poorly-ventilated areas. Using or storing your player in these
environments can lead to electrical shock or fire. Prevent
any foreign particles or dust from entering the product.
• Do not use the product if the screen is cracked or broken.
Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hand or
face. Bring the product to a Samsung service centre to
replace the screen. Damage caused by careless handling
will void the warranty.
• Do not place heavy objects on top of the player.
• Do not use the product near speakers, large electric
motors, strong magnetic fields, high voltage power lines, or
communication towers. The product may malfunction due
to electromagnetic waves.
• Do not spray water on the product. Never clean the product
with chemical substances such as benzene or thinner, as
this may cause fire, electric shock or cause the surface to
deteriorate.
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Safety information > WARNING
• Do not paint or put stickers on the product. The USB
connection cap may get stuck, or the touch screen may not
work properly.
If you are allergic to the paint on the product or the metal
parts of the product, you may experience itching, eczema,
or swelling of the skin. If this happens, stop using the
product and consult your physician.
• To clean the product, wipe it with a soft, clean, dry cloth.
Do not use strong chemicals or detergents.
• Do not carry the product in your back pockets or around
your waist. You may be injured by the player and/or damage
the player if you fall.
• Avoid exposing the product to hot exhaust gas or steam.
The product may become deformed or malfunction.
• Do not place the product near magnetic objects.
Expsure to magnetice objects can cause the product to
malfunction or the battery to discharge.
Magnetic strip cards, including credit cards, phone cards,
passbooks, and boarding passes, may be damaged by
magnetic fields.
• Use common sense when using the product in public.
Avoid disturbing others when using the product in public.
• Use caution when using the product near other electronic
devices.
Most electronic devices emit radio frequency signals.
The product may interfere with other electronic devices.
• Do not use the product for anything other than its intended
purpose.
Safety information > USE CAUTION WHEN USING THE BATTERY
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USE CAUTION WHEN USING THE BATTERY
• If you detect a leak, odors, or smoke, turn off the product
immediately and contact a Samsung service centre.
The battery may explode or cause a fire.
• Do not use the product on or near hot floors or electric
blankets. The battery may malfunction, explode, or cause
a fire.
• Do not expose the battery to sources of excessive heat
such as sunshine, fire, or the like.
• Do not puncture the battery or subject the battery to sharp
impacts.
Damaged or punctured batteries can explode or cause a
fire.
• Do not store the product with metal objects, such as coins,
keys, and necklaces.
If the battery terminals come in contact with metal objects,
the battery can be damaged, become deformed, or
malfunction. It can also cause a fire.
• Do not use the player in a bathroom. Water or fluids may
damage the parts or circuits of the product.
The product or battery may malfunction, cause a fire or
explode.
Use the product only within the suggested temperature and
humidity range: -5° ~ 35 °C (23° F ~ 95° F) and 20 ~ 80 %
relative humidity.
• Do not overcharge the battery.
Disconnect the charger when the battery is fully charged.
• Charge the battery once a month if you are not using
it regularly over along time. Discharging the battery
may shorten the battery life. The battery may eventually
malfunction, cause a fire, or explode.
Special features of your
MP3 player
Contents
8
SoundAlive™ brings your music to life
Download and play high-quality
videos in various formats
Play a slideshow with your pictures
and use your player as a digital frame
Use the text viewer to open and view
text documents without corruption
Quickly access the most recently
used menu
Listen to your favourite radio stations
anytime
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10
12
13
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15
16
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Use basic functions
Product layout
Connect to a PC and charge the
battery
Turn your player on and lock the
buttons
Access menus from the main
menu
Use the mini player
Enter text
Task manager
Manage media files
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Download media files
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19
20
Supported file formats and PC
requirements
Download files with Kies
Download files using your player as a
removable disk
Disconnect your player from a PC
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File Explorer
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Contents
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Play video and music
VIDEOS
22
24
Play video files
Use the video options
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MUSIC
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29
30
31
31
Listen to music
Create your own playlists
Use the music options
Use additional
applications
PICTURES
31
32
32
View pictures
Play a slideshow
Set a picture as a wallpaper
33
TEXTS
33
34
34
View text files
Insert a bookmark
Change the background style
35
36
Open recent menus
FM RADIO
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37
38
Listen to the FM radio
Save radio stations
Use the FM radio options
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VOICE REC
40
40
41
41
41
42
42
44
44
45
47
49
49
50
51
Customise settings
Settings
Sound settings
Display settings
Language settings
Date and time settings
System settings
Appendix
Maintenance of your player
Troubleshooting
Specifications
Correct disposal of this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic
Equipment)
Correct disposal of batteries in
this product
License
Contact Samsung World Wide
Use basic functions
Product
layout
Learn to perform basic operations with your player.
What's included
Check your product box for the following items:
MP3 player
Earphones
USB cable
Quick start guide
Note
• The items supplied with your player may look different than the illustrations in this
manual.
• You can obtain additional accessories from your local Samsung dealer.
Your MP3 player
Reset hole
If your player is frozen
or unresponsive,
insert a pointed
object (such as a toothpick or paper
clip) into the reset hole. The system
will be initialised.
Display
Back button
Menu button
Earphones jack
User button
Navigation/
Selection button
Power/lock button
IC
M
Microphone
USB connection
port
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Use basic functions > Product layout
Button functions
Button
Back
Menu
Function
• Return to the previous screen
• Return to the main menu (press and hold)
Button
Function
Open a list of options available in the current menu
- From the main menu, view user button
settings by mode
- While playing a video, view playback
information
- While playing music, perform the functions
assigned to the user button
User
- Zoom in on the picture screen
- Change the font size on the text screen
- While listening to the FM radio, add or delete
a preset station
- In voice recording mode, open the file list
- Open the task manager screen
(press and hold)
• Turn your player on and off (press and hold)
Power/lock
• Lock the buttons
(Centre)
Navigation/
Selection
Scroll up, down, left, or right on the
screen
• Select the highlighted menu or
option
• Begin or pause playback
Adjust the volume
(Up/Down)
• Skip to the previous/next file
• Move to the previous/next page
(Left/Right) • Search backward/forward
(press and hold)
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Connect to
a PC and
charge the
battery
Connect your player to a
PC and charge the battery
before you use your player
for the first time or when
you have not used it for a
long time.
Caution
The rechargeable battery
incorporated in this product is not
user replaceable. For information
on its replacement, please
contact your service provider.
Connect the smaller end of the USB cable to the USB connection port
at the bottom of your player.
Connect the larger end of the USB cable to the USB port of a PC.
<USB connected>
: Charging
: Fully charged
IC
M
Charging time
About 3 hours
When the battery is fully charged, unplug the USB cable from your player
and the PC.
Use basic functions > Connect to a PC and charge the battery
About the battery
• Charge and store the battery at 5˚ C ~ 35˚ C (41˚ F ~ 95˚ F).
• Do not charge the battery for more than 12 hours or leave the
battery fully discharged for a long time. Doing so may shorten
the battery life.
• Depending on how you use your player, actual battery life may
vary and may be shorter than specified.
Note
• The charging time may differ depending on your PC’s
capabilities.
• If you want to charge the battery on your laptop, make
sure that the laptop's battery is full or the laptop is plugged
into a power source.
• The player can only be charged by connecting to your PC
with the USB cable. Do not use a separate AC Adapter
as it may not charge the battery or allow proper operation
of the player.
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Turn your
player on
and lock the
buttons
Turn your player on or off
Press and hold
to turn your player on or off.
Note
If you do not use your player for 5 minutes, it will automatically turn off.
Lock or unlock the buttons
Lock the buttons to prevent any unwanted operations while listening to music
or playing videos. Press
to lock or unlock the buttons.
Note
To save power, the screen automatically turns off when the buttons are locked
(except when playing a video).
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Access menus
from the
main menu
When you turn on the player, the main menu appears, which allows you to run functions you
want.
Select menus from the main
menu.
▲ Main menu
In the main menu, use
and press
.
to scroll to a menu you want
Use the menu you select.
Press
■
to return to the previous screen.
Press and hold
to return to the main menu.
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Use the mini
player
From a menu without playback function, select
.
Listen to music with the mini player.
With the mini player, you
can listen to music or the
FM radio while using other
menus which do not have
the playback feature.
To
Do this
/
Press
• If you press
3 seconds after the
file starts playing, playback will restart
Search backward or forward in a file Press and hold
/
Skip to the previous file or the next
file
Music
FM Radio
Pause or resume playback
Press
Tune a radio frequency
Press
Mute on or off
Press
/
Note
If you were listening to the FM radio, the FM radio starts automatically when the mini player
appears.
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Enter text
Enter text using the virtual
keyboard.
Example: Rename a playlist
Select a music playlist, and then press
See page 29.
and select <Rename>.
Select a button which has a character you want to enter.
■
■
To delete characters, select .
To change the text input mode, press
.
Input field
Press
once to enter "A"
and twice to enter "B", etc.
Delete
Insert a space
Text input mode
• : English (lowercase)
• : English (uppercase)
• : numbers
When you are finished, select <OK>.
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Task manager
Press and hold
while using video, music, picture, text, or FM radio menus.
Active menus appear as thumbnail images. The current menu does not appear in the list.
View thumbnails of active
menus.
Press and hold
.
Select a menu, and then press
to open the menu.
Manage media files
Download
media files
Download media files from
a PC to your player.
Supported file formats and PC requirements
Supported files
Menu
Caution
To avoid damage to your player
and corruption of your files, do
not disconnect the USB cable
while files are being transferred.
Download media files to your player, and search for or
delete files stored in your player.
Supported files
VIDEOS
Video files
MUSIC
Music files
PICTURES
Image and picture files
TEXTS
Text files
Note
For supported file formats, see "Specifications" on page 47.
Recommended PC requirements
CPU
Pentium 1.8 GHz or higher
Operating System
Windows XP SP 2 or higher/Vista/7
• Windows Media Player 11.0 or higher
• Resolution 1024 X 768 (600) or higher
• 1 GB RAM
• 500 MB available hard disk space or more
• .Net Framework 3.5 SP1 or higher
• Microsoft DirectX 9.0C or higher
Others
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Manage media files > Download media files
Download files with Kies
You can easily download various media files with Kies.
Note
Note
• For information about installing Kies on a PC, refer to the
Quick Start Guide supplied with your player.
Refer to http://www.samsungmobile.com for installation
precautions and installation details.
• We regularly upgrade Kies for peak performance.
Some features of Kies may change without prior notice.
Download music
Connect your player to a PC using the USB cable.
■
■
See page 10 to connect the player to your PC.
When the player is connected to your PC, Kies launches
automatically on your PC.
Click
in the Kies Widget Dock.
Click
at the top of the Contents Manager.
Click
at the top left of the window.
Select a folder or file you want.
■
The list of the files stored in your PC appears.
Select a file, and then click
of the window.
■
at the bottom right
The selected file is copied to your player.
• You cannot use your player when it is connected to a PC.
• If you connect your player to a PC when the player's
battery is low, the battery charges for a few minutes before
your player links to the PC and Kies launches.
• If you connect your player to a PC via a USB hub, the
PC may not recognise your player. Connect your player
directly into the USB port of a PC.
• When you format your player on a PC, use the FAT32
system. In Windows Vista, click <Restore device defaults>
and then format your player.
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Manage media files > Download media files
Download files using your
player as a removable disk
Connect your player to a PC using the USB cable.
On your PC, open <My Computer> and
then the <Q3>.
Note
• The order of files on your PC will differ from the order of
files in your player.
• Your player restricts playback of files protected by a DRM
(Digital Rights Management) system.
Select a folder you want.
Copy files from the PC to your player.
What is DRM?
Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a technology and service
that prevents the illegal copying of digital contents and
protects the profit and rights of copyright holders or content
producers.
Manage media files > Download media files
Disconnect your player from a
PC
Carefully follow the steps below when disconnecting your player
from a PC to avoid data loss or damage to your player.
Example: Windows XP
Click
on the Windows taskbar.
Click the pop-up message.
Click the window that says you can remove the
player safely.
Unplug the USB cable from your player and the
PC.
Caution
• To avoid damage to your player and corruption of your
files, do not disconnect the USB cable while files are being
transferred.
• Do not disconnect your player when playing files stored
in your player on a PC. Make sure that you stop playback
and then disconnect your player from a PC.
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File Explorer
Search files by folder, and
open or delete files.
Search for files
In the main menu, select
Select a folder from the list.
Delete files
.
Select a folder from the list.
Select a file you want to delete,
and then press .
Select <Delete>.
Select <Yes> from the pop-up
window.
Scroll through the file list.
Select a file you want.
Transfer music and video files to your player using the
Kies program or a removable disk, and then play highquality video files and listen to music in excellent 3D
surround sound.
Play video and music
VIDEOS
Play video files on your
player.
To download files, see
"Download media files" on
page 17.
Play video files
In the main menu, select
.
Select a video file from the list.
■
The screen changes to landscape mode.
Control playback using the following buttons. See "Video playback screen."
To
Do this
Search backward or forward in a file
/
Press
• If you press
3 seconds after the file starts
playing, playback will restart
/
Press and hold
Pause or resume playback
Press
Skip to the previous file or the next file
(While in landscape mode)
Note
• When you download unsupported files to your player with Kies, Kies automatically
converts the file formats so you can play them in your player.
• You can play subtitle files (.smi) with video files on your player. To play, you must save the
subtitle file in the same folder as the video file and give the subtitle file the same name as
the video file.
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Play video and music > VIDEOS
Video playback screen
Play a video from a chapter
Press and hold
during video playback. Your player will
split the video file into 15 chapters and capture still images
from each chapter. When you select one of the still images,
the video will begin playback from that point.
1
2
Select to return
to the previous
screen
3
4
No. Description
1
File name
2
Playing status
3
Elapsed playing time / Total playing time
4
Playing progress bar
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Play video and music > VIDEOS
Use the video options
Insert a bookmark
During video playback, press
You can insert a bookmark at the point you want and go to the
bookmark to play from that point.
While viewing a video, press
bookmark at any point.
to insert a
Select <Bookmark>, and then <Add Bookmark>.
■
Use one or more of the following options.
Option
SoundAlive
Mosaic
Search
A bookmark is inserted in the progress bar.
Note
• You can insert one bookmark per video file.
• The point at which you insert a bookmark within a video file
may not exactly match the bookmarked point.
• To go to a bookmark, press , select <Bookmark>,
and then <Go to Bookmark>.
• To delete a bookmark, press , select <Bookmark>,
and then <Delete Bookmark>.
.
Display
Description
Select appropriate sound effects for videos.
Divide a video file into 15 chapters. You can
select one of the chapters and start playback
from that chapter.
• <Brightness>: Adjust the brightness of a
video.
• <Screen Size>: Adjust the frame size of a
video.
• <Subtitle>: Hide or synchronize subtitles.
Note
• You cannot adjust the frame size for
some video files.
• If subtitles do not exist for the video,
<Subtitle> will not appear.
Bookmark
Insert, move, or delete bookmarks.
Play video and music > VIDEOS
Option
Play Speed
Description
Change the playback speed.
Note
Speed adjustment may not be available
for some files.
File
Information
Display detailed information about the video file.
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MUSIC
Play music files stored in
your player.
To download files, see
"Download media files" on
page 17.
Listen to music
Music files are categorised in folders by type. You can easily find a music file you want.
Music category
Artists
Function
Display files by artist.
Albums
Genres
Display files by album.
Display files by file name in the the following order: special characters, numbers,
letters.
Display files by genre.
Playlists
Display playlists you created.
Recently Added
Display files you recently downloaded.
Most Played
Display files you play most often.
Music Browser
Display all files in the Music folder.
Unknown
Display files that have no track information (ID3 tag).
Songs
Note
If the file library is updated, your
player will clear the list of files
displayed in <Recently Added>
and <Most Played>.
What is ID3 tag?
ID3 tag is a metadata container attached to MP3 files. It includes information about the
music, such as the title, artist, album, or track number, which a player can display on
it's screen during playback.
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Play video and music > MUSIC
Play music files
In the main menu, select
Music playback screen
.
1
2
Select a music category.
■
To play the file you last played, select <Now Playing>.
3
Select a file to play.
Control playback by using the buttons.
See "Music playback screen."
To
Do this
Press
/
• If you press
3 seconds
Skip to the previous or
next file
after the file starts playing,
playback will restart
Search backward or forward Press and hold
/
Pause or resume playback
Press
5
4
6
7
No. Description
1
Playing status
2
Repeat mode
3
Playback image
4
Song title, artist, album title
5
Track number / Total number of tracks
6
Elapsed playing time / Total playing time
7
Playing progress bar
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Play video and music > MUSIC
Repeat a section of a track
Enable SoundAlive effects
You can select a section of a track to repeat.
To use this function, you must first set the <Repeat A-B> option
in the <User Button> menu.
Press
at the beginning of the section you want
to repeat.
■
at the end of the section you want to
<A ↔ B> displays at the top of the screen. Your player
repeats the marked section.
To cancel repeating, press
again.
Note
You must set the end point at least 3 seconds after the start
point.
.
Select <SoundAlive>.
Select a sound effect you want.
■
<A> displays at the top of the screen.
Press
repeat.
■
During music playback, press
■
If you select <Auto>, your player searches the track
information (ID3 tag) and automatically selects an
appropriate effect.
To select your own equaliser, select <User 1> or
<User 2>.
Example: Set your own equalizer to <User 1>
From the <SoundAlive> menu, select <User 1>,
and then press .
Select a mode, and then adjust the settings.
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Play video and music > MUSIC
Create your own playlists
You can create your own playlist by adding music files you want.
There are 5 default playlists.
Delete music files from a playlist
From the music category list, select <Playlists>.
Add music files to a playlist
Select a playlist that has a file you want to delete.
From the music category list, select a file you
want to add to a playlist, and then press .
Select <Add to Playlist>.
Select a file you want to delete, and then press
Select <Delete from Playlist>.
■
■
Select a playlist to add the file to.
To delete all files, select <Delete All from Playlist>.
Files deleted from a playlist are not deleted from the
player.
Note
To add the currently playing file to a playlist, press
select <Add to Playlist>.
and then
Rename a playlist
From the music category list, select <Playlists>.
Select a playlist you want to rename, and then
press .
Select <Rename>.
Change the name of the playlist.
For entering text, see page 15.
.
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Play video and music > MUSIC
Use the music options
During music playback, press
.
Option
Use one or more of the following options.
Option
Description
Add the currently playing music file to the
Add to Playlist
playlist.
SoundAlive
Select appropriate sound effects for music.
• <Play Mode>: Change the repeat mode.
Play Option
• <Play Speed>: Change the playback
speed.
to select
While listening to music, press
a function.
- <Play Mode>: Select a repeat mode.
- <SoundAlive>: Select a sound effect.
User Button
- <Repeat(3sec)>: Rewind 3 seconds from
the current point.
- <Repeat A-B>: Select and repeat a
section of the track.
Music Play
Screen
Description
Change the image that displays during music
playback.
Note
The <Album Art> feature supports
only MP3 and WMA files.
Note
You cannot select a sound effect and change the
playback speed for some files.
Use additional applications
PICTURES
View pictures stored in your
player.
To download files, see
"Download media files" on
page 17.
Learn how to work with your player’s additional
applications.
View pictures
In the main menu, select
.
Browse pictures.
File name
Picture with no thumbnail
information
Select a picture you want. The picture displays on the full screen.
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Use additional applications > PICTURES
Play a slideshow
View the picture.
You can create and play a slideshow with your pictures.
From the file list, press
.
Select <Start Slideshow>.
View pictures in a slideshow.
To stop slideshow, press
.
Set a picture as a wallpaper
To
Move to the previous
or next file
Zoom in
From the file list, select a picture, and then press
.
Do this
Press
/
Press
• Press
to move on the
enlarged picture
to exit the zoom mode
• Press
Note
• Files larger than 10 MB are not supported.
• If the picture size is large, it may take some time to display.
Select <Set as My Skin>.
Select <Yes> from the pop-up window.
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TEXTS
You can use the text viewer
to view text files (.txt) stored
in your player.
To download files, see
"Download media files" on
page 17.
View text files
In the main menu, select
.
Select a text file from the list.
View the document.
Percent of progress
in the document
File name
Page bar
To
Do this
Move to the previous or next page
Press
Change the font size
Press
/
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Use additional applications > TEXTS
Insert a bookmark
Change the background style
You can insert a bookmark on the page you want and go to the
bookmark to view that page of a document.
You can change the background style of the text viewer.
On the text screen, press
Go to the page you want to bookmark, and then
press .
Select <Bookmark>, and then <Add Bookmark>.
■
A bookmark is inserted to the top left of the screen.
Note
• You can insert one bookmark per text file.
• To go to a bookmark, press , select <Bookmark>,
and then <Go to Bookmark>.
• To delete a bookmark, press , select <Bookmark>,
and then <Delete Bookmark>.
.
Select <Viewer Theme>.
Press
to change the background style.
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Open recent
menus
Example: When the most recently used menu is <MUSIC>
In the main menu, select
■
.
The most recently accessed music file begins playing.
Quickly select the current
menu or most recently used
menu.
Note
If the most recently accessed file has been deleted, the first file in the folder will be opened.
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FM RADIO
You can listen to the FM
radio as well as save radio
stations.
Listen to the FM radio
In the main menu, select
Press
■
■
Note
You must connect the earphones
to your player to listen to the FM
radio. The earphones serve as a
radio antenna.
.
to scan the radio stations.
Press / to scroll through radio frequencies.
Press and hold / to scan the available stations automatically.
Listen to the FM radio.
1
2
1
Radio mode (Manual mode/Preset mode)
2
Frequency for the current station
3
Frequency bar
4
RDS indicator
Mute indicator
to mute or un-mute the FM radio
- Press
5
3
4
5
Note
The FM radio may not tune frequencies for stations correctly depending on the signal
strength and transmitting conditions in your current region.
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Use additional applications > FM RADIO
Save radio stations
You can save your favourite radio stations to access them easily.
What is RDS?
• Radio Data System (RDS) provides the reception and
display of messages such as broadcasting information. The
program information such as News, Sports or Music, or the
broadcasting station information is displayed on the screen.
• If the FM signal strength is weak, the RDS information may
not be displayed.
• RDS will be available only in Europe regions.
Save the current radio station
In Manual mode, press
.
Select <Add to Preset>.
Save radio stations automatically
You can automatically search for available radio stations and
save them as your favourites. You can save up to 30 radio
stations.
In Manual mode, press
.
Select <Auto Preset>.
Select <Yes> from the pop-up window.
■
Automatic tuning begins. The player saves the radio
stations it locates in your favourites.
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Use additional applications > FM RADIO
Use the FM radio options
Listen to a favourite radio station
In Manual mode, press
.
Select <Go to Preset Mode>.
Saved preset station/
total number of preset
stations
You can change options for using the FM radio.
From the FM radio screen, press
Use one or more of the following options.
Option
Go to Preset
Mode*
Go to Manual
Mode**
Add to Preset*
Delete from
preset**
Auto Preset
Current preset station
Press
/
.
Description
Switch to Preset mode
Switch to Manual mode
Save the current radio station.
Delete a saved radio station.
Search for and save available radio stations
automatically (up to 30).
Re-tune frequencies according to your
region.
Note
to move to another preset station.
FM Region
• This option may not be available
depending on your region.
• If you change the region, the
previously saved stations will be
deleted.
* Available only in Manual mode
** Available only in Preset mode
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VOICE
REC
In the main menu, select
Press
■
.
to start recording.
The recording starts.
You can record voice
memos.
Press
■
to stop recording.
The player saves the recorded file automatically.
Press <Yes> to play the recorded file.
■
■
After the recorded file has played, the screen returns to Recording mode.
If you want to return to Recording mode without playing back the file, tap <No>.
Note
• The recording may be interrupted when you record too close or too far from the
microphone.
• When the battery is low, you cannot record voice memos.
• The maximum recording time for one file is 8 hours.
• The recorded files are saved in <MY FILES> → <Recorded Files> → <Voice>.
Customise settings
Settings
You can change your
player’s settings.
Change your player’s settings to match your
preferences.
In the main menu, select
.
Select a setting menu.
Menu
Sound
Description
Set sound settings
Display
Set display settings
Language
Set language settings
Date&Time
Set the current time and date
System
Set system settings
Select an option.
Change the settings.
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Customise settings > Settings
Sound settings
Display settings
Menu
Menu
Description
Menu Design Change the style of the main menu.
Description
Set the player to adjust the volume automatically.
- <EarCare>: Set to limit the volume of the
earphones to protect your hearing.
<Off>: You can adjust the volume as you want. If
you increase the volume over level 15 and restart
your player, the player will turn on at volume level
Volume
15 to protect your hearing.
Manager
<On>: Your player displays a warning message
when you are exposed to high volume for a long
period of time. Your player automatically decreases
the volume to a moderate level.
- <Level Optimizer>: Automatically adjust the volume
of each track to maintain the same volume.
Turn the beep sound on or off when you press the
Beep
Sound
buttons.
Optimise the sound settings for your earphones.
Master EQ
Adjust frequencies for the equaliser.
Font
Display Off
Time
Brightness
Reset My
Skin
Select a font type for the display text.
Set how long the screen stays on when not in use.
Adjust the brightness of the screen.
Restore the wallpaper image.
Language settings
Menu
Menu
Language
Contents
Language
Description
Select a language for the display text.
Select a language in which to display the contents
stored in your player.
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Customise settings > Settings
Date and time settings
Set the current time and date.
Scroll to a unit and press
to change the time or date. To
save the time and date, press
.
System settings
Menu
Menu
Description
Select a USB connection mode to connect your
player to a PC.
- <MSC>: A PC will recognise your player as a
removable disk. The USB connection mode is set
to <MSC> by default.
- <MTP>: A PC will recognise your player as a
PC
media device.
Connection
Description
Enter personal information, such as your name and
birthday.
Note
The feature may be unavailable depending on
your region.
Note
My Info
Sleep
Your name will be displayed on the screen
when your player is turned on. On your
birthday, the message "Happy birthday" will
be displayed.
Set to turn off your player automatically after a
specified period of time.
Library
Update
Update the file library. Use this option after changing
the contents display language (select <Settings> →
<Language> → <Contents Language>) when file
names do not display correctly on your player.
Note
When you set the USB connection mode to
<MTP>, <Library Update> will not appear.
Default Set Restore all settings to the factory settings.
Customise settings > Settings
Menu
Description
Delete all data and files stored in your player.
Note
Format
Remember to make backup copies of all
important data stored in your player. The
manufacturer’s warranty does not cover loss of
data that results from your use of the player.
Check the system information of your player.
- <Firmware>: View the version of the firmware
installed in your player.
- <Memory>: View the total amount of memory, and
the amount of memory being used and remaining.
About
Note
Regarding the Built-In Memory
1 GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes : actual
formatted capacity may be less as the
internal firmware uses a portion of the
memory.
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Appendix
44
View the maintenance procedures, specifications,
and troubleshooting solutions for your player.
Maintenance of your player
Carefully read the following to clean, store, or dispose of your player properly.
Cleaning
• When your player is dirty, wipe it with a soft, clean, dry cloth.
• Do not apply cleaners to your player's surface. This may cause damage or
affect the performance of the player.
• Do not use strong chemicals or detergents.
Storing
Store your player in a well-ventilated area.
Disposing
• Dispose of wrapping materials, batteries, and electronic devices separately.
• The wrapping materials include paper and two kinds of plastics (PC, PE).
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Troubleshooting
When you have a trouble using the player, try the following before contacting a service centre.
Problem
Solution
• Your player will not turn on if the battery is
completely drained. Recharge the battery
My player will not
turn on.
and turn the player on again.
• Press the reset button to reset your player.
• Check if the buttons are locked.
• Check if the buttons correspond to the
The buttons do
not work.
functions you want to activate.
• Press the reset button to reset your player.
• The screen may not be visible under the
direct rays of the sun.
The screen
does not display • The screen turns off automatically after the
anything.
period of time you set in <Display Off Time>
has elapsed.
If you do not use your player for 5 minutes after
My player turns
off automatically. you pause playback, it automatically turns off.
• The battery running time may differ
The battery
depending on the current sound mode or
running time is
display settings.
different from
• The battery running time may decrease if
what is written in
your player is left in a location with a high or
the user manual.
low temperature.
Kies will not work Check if your PC meets the PC requirements.
on a PC.
See "Recommended PC requirements."
Problem
My player will not
connect to a PC.
The file transfer is
too slow.
My player will not
play any files.
I cannot
download files to
my player.
Solution
Run Windows Update on the PC. Select key
updates and service packs and update all.
When the update is completed, reboot the PC
and reconnect.
• Format your player in <Settings> →
<System> → <Format> and try again.
• End all programs you are not using. Running
multiple programs simultaneously can slow
down the file transfer rate.
• Check if any playable files are stored in your
player.
• Check the size of the files to play. Your player
will not play files larger than 2 GB.
• Check if the files are damaged.
• Check if the battery is charged.
• Check if the USB cable is correctly
connected. Reconnect it.
• Check if you have Windows Media Player
11 or higher installed on your PC. If you
are using old versions, download Windows
Media Player 11 or higher.
• Check if the memory is full.
• Press the reset button to reset your player.
Appendix > Troubleshooting
Problem
Files or data are
missing.
The playing time
does not display
correctly during
playback.
The file name
does not display
correctly.
My player is
getting hot to the
touch.
My player does
not play a video
file but displays
an error message.
Solution
Check if you disconnected the USB cable while
transferring files or data. This can cause data
loss or fatal errors in your player. Samsung is
not responsible for any damages resulting from
data loss.
This is normal if the currently playing file is in the
VBR (Variable Bit Rate) format.
Change the language setting in <Settings> →
<Language> → <Contents Language>.
Charging the battery can heat up your player. It
does not affect the player's life or capabilities.
Retransfer the video file with Kies.
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Specifications
Model Name
YP-Q3
Rating
DC 5.0 V/1 A
Audio
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
MPEG1/2/2.5 Layer3 (8 kbps ~ 320 kbps, 22 kHz ~ 48 kHz)
WMA (8 kbps ~ 320 kbps, 8 kHz ~ 48 kHz)
Ogg (Q0 ~Q10)
FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec)
AAC-LC (16 kbps ~ 256 kbps, 8 kHz ~ 48 kHz)
AAC-Plus (16 kbps ~ 256 kbps, 16 kHz ~ 44.1 kHz)
Enhanced-AAC-Plus (16 kbps ~ 56 kbps, 32 kHz ~ 44.1 kHz)
File
Video
Video
MPEG-4 (320x240) Simple Profile
MP3 (44.1 kHz,128 kbps)
MP4
H.264/AVC (320x240) Baseline Profile @ Level 1.3
WMV
WMV9 VC-1 (320x240 , Max bitrate 860 kbps) Simple Profile
AAC/AAC+
WMA
(Max bitrate 256 kbps)
Image
JPEG (Baseline, Progressive), BMP (Max 32 bit), PNG, GIF (89a/87a)
Texts
TXT
Earphones Output
20 mW/Ch. (France 5 mW/Ch.) (based on 16 Ω)
Output Frequency Range
20 Hz ~ 20 kHz
Signal to Noise Ratio
Supported Number of Files/
Folders
93 dB with 20 kHz LPF (based on 1 kHz, 0 dB)
Playing Time
Audio
AVI/SVI
File: Max. 6000 (including 3000 music files)
Folder: Max. 6000 (including File)
Music: 45 hours (Default Set, MP3 128 kbps, Volume level 15, Normal sound mode, Display off)
Video: 6 hours (Default Set, QVGA 320x240, Brightness 3, Volume level 15, Normal sound mode)
Appendix > Specifications
Temperature Range for
Operation
Case
Weight
-5˚ C ~ 35˚ C (23˚ F ~ 95˚ F)
Aluminum, Plastic
51.4 g
Dimensions (WxHxD)
FM T.H.D
FM Signal to
FM Radio Noise Ratio
FM Useable
Sensitivity
44.2 X 95.1 X 8.6 mm
0.8 %
45 dB
35 dBµ
* Some of the contents in this manual are subject to change without prior
notice for further improvement.
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49
Correct disposal of this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic
Equipment)
Correct disposal of batteries in
this product
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries
with separate battery return systems.)
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries
with separate collection systems)
This marking on the product, accessories
or literature indicates that the product and
its electronic accessories (e.g. charger,
headset, USB cable) should not be
disposed of with other household waste
at the end of their working life. To prevent
possible harm to the environment or human
health from uncontrolled waste disposal,
please separate these items from other
types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the
sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where
they purchased this product, or their local government office,
for details of where and how they can take these items for
environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the
terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product
and its electronic accessories should not be mixed with other
commercial wastes for disposal.
The marking on the battery, manual or
packaging indicates that the battery in this
product should not be disposed of with
other household waste. Where marked, the
chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate
that the battery contains mercury, cadmium
or lead above the reference levels in EC
Directive 2006/66.
The battery incorporated in this product is not user replaceable.
For information on its replacement, please contact your service
provider. Do not attempt to remove the battery or dispose it in
a fire. Do not disassemble, crush, or puncture the battery. If you
intend to discard the product, the waste collection site will take
the appropriate measures for the recycling and treatment of the
product, including the battery.
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License
The product player accompanying this user manual is licensed under certain intellectual property
rights of certain third parties. This license is limited to private non-commercial use by end-user
consumers for licensed contents.
No rights are granted for commercial use.
The license does not cover any product player other than this product player and the license does
not extend to any unlicensed product player or process conforming to ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/
IEC 13818-3 used or sold in combination with this product player. The license only covers the use of
this product player to encode and/or decode audio files conforming to the ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/
IEC 13818-3. No rights are granted under this license for product features or functions that do not
conform to the ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3.
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Contact Samsung World Wide
If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG Customer Care
Centre.
Country
Customer Care Centre ☎ Web Site
CANADA
1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
Country
Customer Care Centre ☎ Web Site
MEXICO
01-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
AUSTRIA
0810 - SAMSUNG(7267864,
€ 0.07/min)
www.samsung.com
U.S.A
1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
BELGIUM
02 201 2418
www.samsung.com/be
(Dutch)
www.samsung.com/be_fr
(French)
ARGENTINE
0800-333-3733
www.samsung.com
BRAZIL
0800-124-421, 4004-0000
www.samsung.com
BULGARIA
07001 33 11
www.samsung.com
800-SAMSUNG(800-726786)
www.samsung.com
CHILE
800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
CZECH
NICARAGUA
00-1800-5077267
www.samsung.com
DENMARK
70 70 19 70
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com
FINLAND
030 - 6227 515
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com
FRANCE
01 48 63 00 00
www.samsung.com
HONDURAS
COSTA RICA
800-7919267
0-800-507-7267
ECUADOR
1-800-10-7267
www.samsung.com
EL SALVADOR
800-6225
www.samsung.com
GUATEMALA
1-800-299-0013
www.samsung.com
JAMAICA
1-800-234-7267
www.samsung.com
PANAMA
800-7267
www.samsung.com
PUERTO RICO
1-800-682-3180
www.samsung.com
REP. DOMINICA
1-800-751-2676
www.samsung.com
TRINIDAD &
TOBAGO
1-800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
VENEZUELA
0-800-100-5303
www.samsung.com
01-8000112112
www.samsung.com
COLOMBIA
GERMANY
GREECE
01805 - SAMSUNG(726-7864
€ 0,14/Min)
80111-SAMSUNG(80111
7267864) from land line, local
charge / 210 6897691 from
mobile
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com
HUNGARY
06-80-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
ITALIA
800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
LUXEMBURG
261 03 710
www.samsung.com
NETHERLANDS
0900-SAMSUNG (09007267864) (€ 0,10/Min)
www.samsung.com
NORWAY
815-56 480
www.samsung.com
POLAND
0 801 1SAMSUNG(172678),
022-607-93-33
www.samsung.com
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Appendix > Contact Samsung World Wide
Country
Customer Care Centre ☎ Web Site
PORTUGAL
80820-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
RUMANIA
08010 SAMSUNG (08010 726
7864) only from landline, local
www.samsung.com
network Romtelecom - local
tariff / 021 206 01 10 for landline
and mobile, normal tariff
www.samsung.com
SLOVAKIA
0800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
SPAIN
902-1-SAMSUNG(902 172
678)
www.samsung.com
SWEDEN
0771 726 7864(SAMSUNG)
www.samsung.com
Country
NEW ZEALAND
CHINA
HONG KONG
INDIA
INDONESIA
Customer Care Centre ☎ Web Site
0800 SAMSUNG(0800 726
786)
400-810-5858
010-6475 1880
(852) 3698-4698
3030 8282, 1800 110011,
1-800-3000-8282,
1800 266 8282
0800-112-8888,
021-5699-7777
MALAYSIA
1800-88-9999
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com/hk
www.samsung.com/hk_en/
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com
www.samsung.com
U.K
0330 SAMSUNG(7267864)
www.samsung.com
EIRE
0818 717 100
www.samsung.com
PHILIPPINES
SWITZERLAND
0848-SAMSUNG(7267864,
CHF 0.08/min)
www.samsung.com/ch
www.samsung.com/ch_fr/
(French)
1-800-10-SAMSUNG(726-7864),
1-800-3-SAMSUNG(726-7864),
www.samsung.com
1-800-8-SAMSUNG(726-7864),
02-5805777
SINGAPORE
1800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
LITHUANIA
8-800-77777
www.samsung.com
THAILAND
1800-29-3232, 02-689-3232
www.samsung.com
LATVIA
8000-7267
www.samsung.com
TAIWAN
0800-329-999
www.samsung.com
ESTONIA
800-7267
www.samsung.com
VIETNAM
1 800 588 889
www.samsung.com
RUSSIA
8-800-555-55-55
www.samsung.com
SAUDI ARABIA
9200-21230
www.samsung.com
KAZAKHSTAN
8-10-800-500-55-500(GSM:
7799)
www.samsung.com
TURKEY
444 77 11
www.samsung.com
UZBEKISTAN
8-10-800-500-55-500
www.samsung.com
U.A.E
800-SAMSUNG(726-7864)
www.samsung.com
KYRGYZSTAN
00-800-500-55-500
www.samsung.com
SOUTH AFRICA
0860-SAMSUNG(726-7864 )
www.samsung.com
TADJIKISTAN
8-10-800-500-55-500
www.samsung.com
UKRAINE
0-800-502-000
www.samsung.ua
www.samsung.com/ua_ru
AUSTRALIA
1300 362 603
www.samsung.com
Halogen Free Product
Samsung's Halogen Free Product means that an environmental friendly product does not
contain Chlorine, Bromine Flame Retardants and PVC (poly vinyl chloride) material based
on the IEC 61249-2-21 standard. This product also complies with EU RoHS Directive,
which restricts the use of certain Hazardous Substances - Cadmium (Cd), Lead (Pb),
Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent Chromium (Cr+6) as well.
REV. 5.0