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Acoustic Research ARIRC600i User manual
Congratulations on purchasing your new Acoustic Research Wi-Fi Internet Radio.
Please follow these instructions to set up and start using the radio.
1 Unpack the unit
A. NOTE: When you turn on the radio for the first time, it will
be in “DEMO” mode. To exit this mode, press and release
preset 1, then SLEEP, then preset 6 on top of the radio.
B. After exiting the DEMO mode, the
radio displays the Select Language
screen. Choose your preferred
To Exit DEMO mode press and release preset 1,
then SLEEP, then preset 6.
You should find the following items in the box:
Broadband modem or
Ethernet router/hub/
5 Set up the radio
3 Optional: For use with a “Wired” connection
Use the supplied Ethernet cable if you do not have a wireless (Wi-Fi) access point.
Remote control*
User Manual
Quick Start
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C. The Network Setup screen displays
connection options:
• Select Wired to connect using an
Ethernet cable and proceed to step
• Select Wireless, then choose from setup options
– Detect Networks allows you to search for available
networks, then choose your network.
– Enter SSID allows you to manually enter a known
network name (SSID). See tips to the right.
– If the network is secure, select security type and/or enter
your password in the Network Security screen.
AM loop antenna
4 Plug in and turn on the radio
Press to show “DONE”
and SELECT to confirm.
Electrical outlet
Ethernet cable
Additional requirements:
• Broadband Internet service
• Broadband (cable/DSL) modem, usually supplied by your Internet service provider
• An 802.11 b or g (Wi-Fi) wireless home network or Ethernet router/switch/hub with available LAN
to highlight,
SELECT to confirm.
D. The radio should now connect to the Internet. If the radio
does not connect refer to the troubleshooting section in
your user manual.
For Wi-Fi connections, you may also need:
• Your wireless network’s SSID
• Your access password (for secure networks)
2 Setup your AR Infinite Radio accounts
After connecting to the Internet
To simplify setup on the radio please complete these steps:
A. Find the Setup Information Card that contains your radio’s MAC address number (MAC: 00-21-2AXX-XX-XX) and activation PIN # (PIN: 0000). (This number is also found in the Device Info screen
under the Settings menu in your radio or on the sticker located on the back of the radio.)
B. Using any Internet-connected computer, go to and follow the
online instructions.
• You will need to input your radio’s MAC address and PIN # to associate your radio with your
personal settings.
Exit the DEMO mode after
turning on
Press and release preset 1, then
SLEEP, then preset 6.
If you did not activate your Infinite
Radio accounts, or if the radio
cannot get your details from the
Infinite Radio server, the radio may
ask for your postal code. Input your
If your radio has successfully connected to the Internet
you will hear a welcome message.
Use the navigation controls to make
choices and input information:
When inputting characters, press
or to choose among uppercase,
lowercase, numeric, or special
To insert spaces or correct mistakes,
press to display the Commands list
and then press or
(or / ) to
choose the desired command.
About passphrase:
This radio supports secured
access points using the Wireless
Equivalent Privacy (WEP) keys or
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA and
WPA2) standards.
WEP keys are either 10 or 26
characters long (e.g. 6E78214A52).
Note that some Wi-Fi routers
support passphrase generation
for WEP security. However, there
is no industry standard for WEP
passphrase generation and
this radio does not support WEP
If you are using a WEP secured
access point, enter the WEP
key (HEX format) instead of the
Learn more about your Internet Radio
Read the user manual for more information on the player’s features, safety and warranty
information, and answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s).
Need more help? Do not return this product to the store.
Visit to get the latest firmware updates and FAQ’s.
v1.0 (EN)
*The remote control must be inserted with 2 “AAA” batteries (not included) prior to use.
Remote control
− move highlight up
– move highlight down
/ – move selection/navigate left
/ – move selection/navigate right
SELECT - confirm selected option or
Using the radio
iPod dock
Sleep timer
Bass/Treble level
Audio source
Weather information
Station presets
Volume control
Home/Main menu
Menu up
Remote control sensor
Next/scan/fast forward/menu forward
Menu select
Menu down
Previous/scan back/reverse/menu back
General procedures
Listening to FM/AM radio
Turn on/off (standby) the radio
Choose an audio source
Tune in an FM/AM radio station
Press SOURCE to cycle through the audio sources
(Internet Radio, MP3tunes, FM/AM Tuner, iPod, Internal
Memory, USB Input or Aux-in).
Choose a preset radio station (Internet, FM, or
On the remote control, press PRESET and then or
to choose a preset station from the list and then press
AM mode)
Press and hold a preset button (1–6).
Assign the current radio station to a preset
Press .
Display the menu while listening
Record the current AM/FM/Internet radio station Press .
Press again to stop recording.
Press .
Display the time
Press and hold until the hour is highlighted.
Set the time
Press or (or / ) to choose hours, minutes or
AM/PM (for 12-hour display mode).
Press or to change the time.
Press SELECT to set the time.
AM loop antenna socket
FM antenna
Power cable
Auxiliary line-in
Full-speed USB port. You can
connect USB devices to the USB
port: The radio can play open MP3,
WMA and RealAudio audio files
stored on the connected USB device.
Playing recordings, iPod and audio files
Play a recording
Connect iPod with the radio
Play an audio file from a connected USB device
or iPod
Pause playback
Skip to the next recording/audio file
Skip to the previous recording/audio file
Listening to Internet radio
Choose an Internet radio station
LAN port
Step through the radio frequencies
Start playing the selected station
Mark the current station as a favorite
Remove the current station from My Favorites
Press SOURCE to choose
Internet Radio.
Press or to move up and
down the menu options and
press SELECT to navigate to
the desired station.
Press or press to display the options menu. Press
to choose Add to Favorites and then press SELECT.
Press .
Previous/scan back/reverse/menu back
Next/scan/fast forward/menu forward
Menu down
Home/Main menu
Weather information
Clock time
Previous/scan back/reverse/menu back
Next/scan/fast forward/menu forward
Mute on/off
Sleep timer
Bass/Treble level
Preset stations
Remote control
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Pause playback
Skip to the next audio file
Skip to the previous audio file
Press WEATHER once.
Press WEATHER twice.
For information on new and upcoming products and to register your new radio, visit
Listening to MP3tunes
Set up MP3tunes Locker
Play an audio file from MP3tunes Locker
Press SOURCE to choose Internal Memory.
Press or to highlight a recording and press
Refer to iPod section of the user manual.
Press SOURCE to choose USB or iPod.
Press or (or / ) to exit or enter folders. Press
or to highlight a file and press SELECT or to start
Press . Press again to resume.
Press or .
Press or within the first 3 seconds of the current
Listening to Weather Forecasts
Listen to today’s local forecast
Listen to 3-day local forecast
Audio source
Menu select
Menu up
Press SOURCE to choose FM or AM radio.
Press and hold or (or / ) until the radio beeps
to auto-tune to the previous or next available station.
Press or (or / ).
Refer to MP3tunes section of the user manual.
Press SOURCE to choose MP3tunes.
Press or (or / ) to exit or enter categories. Press
or to highlight a file and press SELECT or to
start playback.
Press . Press again to resume.
Press or .
Press or within the first 3 seconds of the current
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