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WD TV Mini Media Player
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User Manual
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Table of Contents
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Important User Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Recording your WD Product Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Registering your WD Product . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
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Product Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
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Features and Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
LED Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
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Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Package Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Installation Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Installation Procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
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Operating the WD TV Mini Media Player. . . . . . . . .17
Using the Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Powering on the WD TV Mini Media Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Using the WD TV Mini Media Player Menu. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
File Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Auto Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
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Watching Video . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Video Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Video Playback Controls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Video Playback Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
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Playing Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Music Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Music Playback Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
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Viewing Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Photo Display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Photo Display Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Photo Slideshow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
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Settings and Advanced Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41
Settings Navigation Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Available Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Locating Media Content . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
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System Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49
System Firmware Upgrade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Common Error Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Frequently Asked Questions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
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Appendix. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54
Media File Formats - Video. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Media File Formats - Audio and Photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Regulatory Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Warranty Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
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Important User Information
Important Safety Instructions
This device is designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use
can result in electric shock or fire hazard. The safeguards incorporated into this unit
will protect you if you observe the following procedures for installation, use, and
servicing.
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Read these instructions.
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 install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
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.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods
of time.
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.
Carefully read and follow the Quick Install Guide and User Manual.
Do not operate this device outside the temperature range of 5°C–35°C
(41°F–95°F).
Do not drop or shake the device.
Do not move the device when it is powered on.
Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or
pinched by items placed upon them or against them.
Do not overload wall outlets.
For additional safety information, refer to www.wdc.com.
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Recording your WD Product Information
In the following table, write the serial and model numbers of your new WD product.
You can find this information on the label on the bottom of the device. You should also
note the date of purchase. This information may be required when requesting
technical support.
Serial Number:
Model Number:
Purchase Date:
System and Software Notes:
Registering your WD Product
Your WD product includes 30 days of free technical support during the applicable
warranty period for your product. The 30-day period commences on the date of your
first telephone contact with WD technical support. Register your WD product online
at register.wdc.com.
Accessories
For U.S. residents, visit shopwd.com to view additional accessories available for your
WD TV Mini Media Player. For users outside the U.S., visit support.wdc.com.
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Product Overview
Thank you for purchasing the WD TV Mini Media Player. This user manual provides
step-by-step instructions for installing and using your new media player. For the latest
WD product information and news, visit our website at www.westerndigital.com.
WD TV™ Mini media player is an easy, affordable way to watch digital media on your
TV. Simply plug in WD’s My Passport portable hard drive or similar USB drive and
play movies, music, and photos in a wide variety of file formats, including Real Media
(RMVB) format. There’s no limit to the size of your media collection; just add more
drives for more movies. Supports DVD-quality video playback. Also works with most
popular USB drives, digital cameras, and camcorders.
The USB port is used to connect USB mass storage devices, such as the My
Passport portable drive and My Book external drive. The included remote control lets
you quickly browse through your media and configure settings.
Advanced Navigation Options Include:
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Thumbnail and list views – browse your content by filename or by thumbnails of photos,
album covers, and movie preview
Search – search by filename and partial filename
Photo Viewing:
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Create custom slide shows with a variety of transitions
Zoom, pan, repeat, shuffle, and rotate
Movie Viewing:
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Fast forward, rewind, previous, next, pause, repeat, shuffle, and zoom
View subtitles
View video menu (if supported by the file format)
Video preview (if supported by the file format)
Music Playback:
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Fast forward, rewind, pause, shuffle, and repeat
View album art
File Management:
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View all files together
Copy or delete files directly from the TV
Additional Features:
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Real Media (RMVB) playback
480 decode DVD quality and upscales up to 1080i
Plug-and-play convenience
Popular media format support
Metadata support
Thumbnail support
Aggregated music/photo/video view
Composite and component video outputs
Toslink (optical) audio output
Supported USB device file systems: FAT32, NTFS, HFS+ (no journaling)
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Features and Functions
Features
Audio/Video Interface
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Composite interface (RCA yellow/white/red to mini jack) for analog AV
connection
Component video connection (YPbPr to mini jack) for analog video connection.
Toslink (optical) audio for high-fidelity digital audio
Video output resolution includes 480i and 576i (composite and component
interface), or 480p, 576p, 720p, and 1080i (component interface)
Stereo or multi-channel digital surround (pass through only) audio output
Content Playback
The WD TV Mini Media Player is capable of playing several different types of
multiformat files. For a detailed list of supported formats, go to “Media File Formats Video” on page 54.
Plug-n-Play USB 2.0 Support
• USB storage device with a USB connector
• Portable media players with USB connector
• Digital cameras with USB connector
For a list of tested, compatible USB devices, see Article #2581 in our knowledge
base at support.wdc.com.
USB Storage File System Support
• NTFS
• FAT/FAT32
• HFS+
For instructions on how to disable Journaling, see Article #2615 in our knowledge
base at support.wdc.com.
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Connections
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Item
Component
Description
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USB port
Supports connection of removable storage devices, portable
media players, and digital cameras with USB connectors
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Composite analog video
and audio
Connect to your TV’s analog video and audio jacks. Use the
mini-plug to composite jack adapter included with the device.
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YPbPr analog
Component video
Connect to your TV’s YPbPr analog video jacks. Use the miniplug to YPbPR jack adapter included with the device.
Note: This is for video connection only. Audio connection must
be supplied through either the Toslink (optical) port; or use the
audio jacks (red and white color) of the Composite connection.
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Toslink (optical) audio
port
Connects to your AV receiver (Toslink cable sold separately)
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Reset switch
Reset the media player to factory settings (using a fine-tipped
stylus or the unfolded end of a paperclip)
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Power jack
Connects the power cable
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LED Indicators
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Item
Component
Description
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Power LED
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On (Blue)—The power cable is connected and the power is on.
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Off—The media player is in standby mode or the power cable is
disconnected.
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Infrared
receiver
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Receives signals from the remote control. Point the tip of the
remote control to the infrared receiver and ensure that the path
between the two is unobstructed.
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Status LED
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On (Blue) —A USB device is being accessed and the media
player is in idle mode.
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Off—No USB device is connected.
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Blinking—Scans for media from the USB storage.
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Remote Control
1. Infrared transmitter
2. HOME
3. POWER
4. Navigation buttons
5. ENTER
6. STOP
7. BACK
8. REV (rewind)
9. PREV (previous track)
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10. SEARCH
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11. OPTION
12. PAUSE/PLAY
13. FF (fast forward)
14. NEXT (next track)
15. EJECT (safe removal of attached
storage)
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Note: For additional information, see “Using the Remote
Control” on page 17.
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Getting Started
Package Contents
WD TV Mini Media Player
Composite AV cables
Component (YPbPr) cables
Quick Install Guide
AC power adapter
Remote control and
Two AAA batteries
Documentation and
software CD
Installation Requirements
• Standard or HD TV with a component or composite audio/video input
• USB storage device with a USB 2.0 connector
Optional: Stereo or AV receiver with a digital optical (Toslink) cable.
Installation Procedure
The media player installation procedure is outlined below:
1. Transfer content from your computer to the USB storage media.
2. Connect the media player to your TV or entertainment unit through the desired
interface option.
3. Connect the power cable.
4. Insert the batteries into the remote control.
5. Connect the USB device containing your media content.
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Step 1 - Loading Content onto your USB Drive
Transfer your favorite content from your computer to your external USB drive, such as
My Passport™ or My Book® (external USB drives and stand not included).
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Step 2 - Connecting the Power Cable
1. Connect the power clip to the power cable plug.
The AC power adapter will vary, depending on your location. Some locations do
not require a power plug clip. Units sold in those locations will have a fixed power
plug. Refer to the illustration below.
US/JA/TW EU/KO
US/JA/TW EU/KO
Installing
Removing
Installing
Removing
2. Connect the power cable to the media player’s DC connector, and then plug the
opposite end into an AC power outlet. The media player powers up automatically.
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Step 3 - Connecting the WD TV Mini Media Player
The following figures illustrate the cable connections supported by the media player.
The standard connection uses the included composite-to-mini AV cables.
Note: Toslink (optical) cables are sold separately.
Choosing the Best Connection
The quality of the picture produced by your TV depends on the quality of your TV and
its connection to the media player.
Connection
Quality
Connectors
Component
Best
(up to 1080i)
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Green = Y
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Blue = Pb
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Red = Pr
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Yellow = video
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Red = right audio
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White = left audio
Composite
Good (480i/
576i)
Composite (Standard Definition)
Component (High Definition)
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Composite AV Connection (Standard Definition)
To use a composite connection:
1. Plug the mini-connector into the composite port on the media player.
2. Plug the opposite ends into the composite input ports on your TV, yellow to
yellow, red to red, and white to white.
3. Select the appropriate TV input source.
Wait a few seconds for your TV to detect the media player. If the media player is
not detected, you may need to change the input source on your TV to component
or composite, depending on your connection. Check the user documentation of
your TV for more information.
Once the media player is detected, the splash screen displays to indicate system
bootup, then the home screen of the user interface opens.
If powering on the device for the first time, the following screen will appear:
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4. Use the UP/DOWN navigation buttons on the remote control to select Composite
AV (CVBS)
Note: This screen will switch between Component and Composite every 10 seconds until you make a selection.
5. Press the ENTER button to confirm the video output setting.
After selecting your video resolution output option, see “Using the WD TV Mini
Media Player Menu” on page 19.
Component Video and Audio (High Definition)
The component connection only provides video signals. You will also need to connect
the composite audio cables to provide sound. This interface provides video quality
resolution of up to 1080i.
To connect your media player using a component-to-mini cable:
1. Plug mini cable into the component connector on the media player.
2. Plug the opposite ends into the component ports on your TV or audio/video
system (if available), red to red, green to green, and blue to blue.
3. For audio, plug the composite-to-mini connector into the composite port on the
media player.
4. Plug the audio connectors on the opposite end of the cable into the composite
audio input ports on your TV, red to red and white to white.
Wait a few seconds for your TV to detect the media player. If the media player is
not detected, you may need to change the input source on your TV to component
or composite, depending on your connection. Check the user documentation of
your TV for more information.
Once the media player is detected, the splash screen displays to indicate system
bootup, then the home screen of the user interface opens.
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If powering on the device for the first time, the following screen will appear:
5. Use the UP/DOWN navigation buttons on the remote control to select
Component (YPbPr).
Note: This screen will switch between Component and Composite every 10 seconds until you make a selection.
6. Press the ENTER button to confirm the video output setting.
After selecting your video resolution output option, see “Using the WD TV Mini
Media Player Menu” on page 19.
Toslink (optical) Digital Audio
Toslink (optical) digital can send digital audio to a receiver capable of decoding multichannel audio through an AV receiver.
1. Complete the composite or component video connection as described on
page 13.
2. Plug a Toslink (optical) cable into the S/PDIF digital optical port on your media
player.
3. Plug the other end of the Toslink (optical) cable into the digital optical port on your
AV receiver.
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4. Select the appropriate audio source on your AV receiver.
Note: Toslink cable sold separately.
Step 4 - Connecting a USB Device
The media player has one USB port that supports playback from a WD USB external
drive.*
* For a list of supported WD external drives, see article #2581 in or knowledge base at
support.wdc.com.
Certain USB hubs have been tested to ensure compatibility. For a list of supported USB devices, see Article
#2581 in our knowledge base at support.wdc.com.
To connect the USB device:
1. Connect the USB device to the media player’s USB port.
My Book external drive
(sold separately)
OR
My Passport portable drive
(sold separately)
2. Wait for a few moments while the media player scans the USB device for media
files. (Scanning is enabled by default).
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This may take several minutes, depending on the storage capacity of the USB device
and the number of available media files. When the USB device is detected, the status
LED turns on. “Please insert a USB storage device” appears on the screen.
For Apple Users
For HFS+, Journaling must be disabled on the storage device connected to the
media player. For information on disabling Journaling, see page 4.
Removing a USB Device
To prevent data loss, it is highly recommended that you first press the EJECT button
on the remote control before removing a USB device.
To remove a USB device:
1. Press the EJECT button on the remote.
2. Highlight the checkmark on the eject prompt, then press ENTER.
3. Disconnect the USB device from the media player.
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Operating the WD TV Mini Media Player
Using the Remote Control
The media player remote control lets you navigate the Home screen, browse for
media files, enable playback options, and customize the system settings. The infrared
sensor detects infrared signals from the remote.
Important: Make sure there are no obstructions between the remote control and the
infrared sensor on the media player.
Button
Function
HOME
Home screen which displays Videos/Music/Photos/File Management/
Settings.
POWER
Power on/off.
Navigation buttons
Navigate through Home options, menu screens, media libraries, and
toolbars.
ENTER
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Displays the media directories and Settings screens.
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Begins playback of the selected media file.
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Enables the currently selected setting in a Settings option screen.
STOP
Discontinues playback and goes back to the previous screen.
BACK
Goes back to the previous screen.
REV (rewind)
Scans backward during audio/video playback. Supports the following
speeds: 2×, 4×, 8×, 16×, and 32x for video. 2x, 4x, and 8x for audio.
PREV
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Press once to jump to the start of the audio/video file.
(previous track)
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Press twice to jump to the previous audio/video/image file.
SEARCH
Locates a media file in the current folder.
(current folder)
OPTION
During playback, displays the toolbar for additional playback options.
PAUSE/PLAY
Toggles between pause and playback.
FF
(fast forward)
Scans forward through the audio/video playback. Supports the
following speeds: 2×, 4×, 8×, 16×, and 32x for video. 2x, 4x, and 8x for
audio.
NEXT
Skips to the next audio, video, or image file.
(next track)
EJECT
Switches to safe mode so you can safely remove a USB device.
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Powering on the WD TV Mini Media Player
Press the POWER button on the remote control to power on the device.
If you wish to change the video output option:
1. Press HOME, then select the Settings icon
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2. Press ENTER. The Settings menu opens.
3. Use the UP/DOWN navigation buttons on the remote control to select Video
output resolution.
4. Use the UP/DOWN navigation buttons on the remote control to select one of the
following video output resolution options:
• Component (YPbPr)
• Composite AV (CVBS)
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Using the WD TV Mini Media Player Menu
The WD TV Mini Media Player Home screen menu is displayed when you press
HOME on the remote control. The icons on this screen let you browse your media
library and configure the media player’s settings.
Home Screen Options
The four main Home options (icons) are:
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Video
Music
Photo
File Management
Settings
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The Music , Video
, and Photo
icons represent folders for the different
media types. Media contents will be displayed either as file/file folders in a USB
drive directory or as a media compilation list based on metadata information. For
example, music files can be categorized based on their genre or the artist’s name.
Settings
lets you customize the way you use the media player and set
preferences for media playback. For more information, see “Settings and
Advanced Features” on page 41.
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Home Screen Navigation
Use the following keys to navigate through the menu screens.
Button
Function
Up/Down arrow
Select a media type (photos, video, or music) or settings
Left/Right arrow
Moves within a category
ENTER
Launches your selection
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File Management
Copying files
Note: A USB hub is required to copy files from one USB storage device to another.
To produce a copy of a file on the attached USB memory device, follow the steps
listed below. The procedure is the same for all types of media files, movies, photos or
music.
1. Connect a USB hub to the USB connector on the media player.
2. Connect the USB storage devices to the USB hub.
3. In the Home menu, browse to locate the File Management category.
4. Press ENTER on the remote control to view the folders on the USB storage
device. The screen displays a list of available folders.
5. Press the up or down arrow to select the folder containing the media file you want
to copy and press ENTER. The screen will display the file contents of the
selected folder.
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6. Select the file you want to copy and press . A check mark will appear to the
right of the file name you want to copy. To deselect, press
again. Press the
OPTION button, then press ENTER on the remote control to select the Copy
Files icon.
7. Press either
or
on the remote control to select the destination device, then
press ENTER to start copying the file.
Removing files
To delete a file on the attached USB memory device, follow the steps listed below.
The procedure is the same for all types of media files, movies, photos or music.
1. Connect a USB hub to the USB connector on the media player.
2. Connect the USB storage devices to the USB hub.
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3. In the Home menu, browse to locate the File Management category.
4. Press ENTER on the remote control to view the media folders on the USB
memory device. The screen will display a list of available folders.
5. Press the up or down arrow to select the folder containing the media file you want
to delete and press ENTER. The screen displays the file contents of the selected
folder.
6. Select the file you want to delete and press
on the remote control. A check
mark will appear on the right of the file name you want to delete. Press the
OPTION button, then
to select the Delete Files option.
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7. Press ENTER on the remote control and a confimation screen appears. Press
ENTER again to delete the selected file.
Auto Play
Note: Auto play does not support USB hubs.
1. Save the files or media content at the root directory of the USB storage device.
2. Go to the Setup menu and select Auto Play. You will need to restart the media
player for your selection to take effect. After it is set, Auto Play starts each time the
media player is powered on.
To disable Auto Play, press STOP or HOME during content playback, then go into
the Auto Play Setup menu and select OFF.
Note: Auto Play will ignore all unsupported files without displaying any system warning messages during
playback.
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Watching Video
You can watch videos on your TV using the media player.
Supported Video Formats
The following video file formats are supported.
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AVI (Xvid, MPEG4)
MPG/MPEG
VOB
MP4/MOV (MPEG4)
RM or RMVB 8/9/10
Video Playback
To play back video:
1. Connect a USB drive to the USB connector.
2. Browse to the Video
category.
3. Press the ENTER button on the remote control, to access the USB drive. The
following screen opens.
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4. Press the ENTER button on the remote control again to view the contents of the
USB drive.
5. Use the UP and DOWN buttons on the remote control to navigate to the folder
containing videos and press the ENTER button on the remote control to view the
folder’s contents.
6. Use the UP and DOWN buttons on the remote control to scroll through the list of
videos. A preview of the video will appear on the right side of the screen.
7. Locate the video file you want to play.
• To begin playback of a single video file, highlight the file, and then press ENTER.
• To begin playback of a video playlist, highlight the playlist name, then press
PAUSE/PLAY.
• To begin playback of all video files in a folder, highlight a video in that folder, then
press PAUSE/PLAY.
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Resuming playback
If you try to open a video file that has been partially played before, the following
screen appears, prompting you to choose whether to play the file from the
beginning or resume playback from the last playback position. Select the
to
resume playback or X to start playback from the beginning.
Video Playback Controls
Use these buttons on the remote control to control video playback:
Button
Function
STOP
Discontinues video playback
PAUSE/PLAY
Pauses or resumes video playback
1. Press FF (fast forward) or REV
(reverse) to scan video (press
repeatedly to select the scan speed)
2. Press PAUSE/PLAY to resume
playback on the selected position
Scans the video playback forward or backward
Press PREV (previous track) once
Starts playback from the beginning
NEXT
Plays the next video file in the video folder/playlist
Press PREV (previous track) twice
Plays the previous video file in the video folder/
playlist
The media player supports the following scan
speeds: 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x
Video Playback Options
The Video toolbar has several command icons to customize the way you watch your
videos.
•
•
To display the Video toolbar, press OPTION.
To hide the toolbar, press BACK or OPTION again.
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Displaying the Video Information Panel
Use this option to display the Video Information Panel on the bottom of the screen.
This panel shows the following information about the current video, if the video file
supports it:
Chapter or Menu selection
Audio Channel icon
Subtitle icon
Zoom icon
Total playback time
Video filename
Elapsed time
Video playback progress bar
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Selecting Video Zoom Options
Use these options to change the viewing scale of the video playback screen.
To change the viewing scale:
1. During video playback, press OPTION. The Options bar appears on the top of the
screen.
2. Highlight
options.
-OR-
, then press ENTER repeatedly to cycle through the available zoom
Press OPTION or BACK to revert to the default viewing scale.
Audio Channel Selection
Use this option to select the audio language used in the video playback. This option is
only available if the current video has more than one audio track. Make sure the audio
tracks are located in the same folder as the current video.
To select the audio channel:
1. Press OPTION.
2. Highlight
, then press ENTER repeatedly until the audio channel you want is
displayed.
Selecting a Chapter
Use this option to select a chapter to view.
To select a chapter:
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1. During video playback, press OPTION. The Options bar appears on the top of the
screen.
2. Highlight
chapters.
, then press ENTER repeatedly to cycle through the available
Note: Chapter selection will only be enabled if the video file type supports it.
Selecting Subtitles
Use this option to view subtitles during video playback. Make sure the subtitle files
are located in the same folder as the current video, and that it has the same filename
as the video file.
Subtitle files (specific types that are supported) need to have the exact same file name as the media they are
playing (the extensions will be different) and need to be located in the same folder as the video file.
To view subtitles:
1. During video playback, press OPTION. The Options toolbar appears at the top of
the screen.
2. Highlight
subtitles.
, then press ENTER repeatedly to cycle through the available
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Playing Music
With the media player you can copy your music library to a USB device and listen to it
from your entertainment unit. The following audio file and audio codec formats are
supported.
Audio
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MP3
WAV/PCM/LPCM
WMA
AAC
FLAC
MKA
OGG
Real Audio
APE
Music Playback
1. Connect a USB drive to the USB connector.
2. Browse to the Music
category.
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3. Press the ENTER button on the remote control to access the USB drive.
4. Press the ENTER button on the remote control to view the contents of the USB
drive:
5. Use the NAVIGATION buttons on the remote control to navigate the folder
containing music and press the ENTER button on the remote control to view the
folder’s contents:
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6. Use the UP and DOWN buttons on the remote control to scroll through the music
files. Information about the the music file will appear on the right-hand side of the
screen.
7. Locate the audio file you want to play.
• To begin playback of a single audio file, highlight the file, and then press ENTER.
• To begin playback of a music playlist, highlight the playlist name, and then press
PAUSE/PLAY.
• To begin playback of all audio files in a folder, highlight an audio file in that folder,
and then press PAUSE/PLAY.
The music playback screen displays the following information about the currently
played audio file:
Current repeat and shuffle modes (if enabled)
/My Passport/My Music
Album name
Audio filename
Album art (if available)
Playback progress bar
Elapsed time
Artist
Album name
Genre
File type
File size
The Playback progress bar will appear on the screen when highlighting the
"currently" playing song.
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Music Playback Controls
Use these buttons on the remote control to control music playback:
Button
Function
STOP
Stop audio playback
PAUSE/PLAY
Pause or resume audio playback
1. Press FF (fast forward) or REV (rewind) to
scan the audio file (press repeatedly to
select the scan speed).
2. Press PLAY to resume playback on the
selected position.
Scan the audio playback forward or backward
Press PREV (previous track) once.
Start playback from the beginning
Press NEXT
Play the next audio track in the music folder/
playlist
Press PREV (previous track) twice.
Play the previous audio track in the music folder/
playlist
The media player supports the following scan
speeds: 2×, 4×, 8×
Music Playback Options
The two command icons on the Playback progress bar indicate the music repeat and
shuffle modes selected.
To set the music repeat mode:
1. Press HOME, then select the Settings icon
.
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2. Press ENTER. The Settings menu opens.
3. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select a Settings category, then press
ENTER. The options menu for that category opens (for example, Music Repeat
Mode).
Playing music from your iPod®
Apple® uses a proprietary naming scheme and because of this the media player is
unable to display the original names for the folders and files as they are in your iPod.
The media player instead reassigns new names for the folders and files, but only while
in use with the media player. The original file information is preserved in your iPod.
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You can view the original file information when you play a file where the screen will
display the metadata.
Note: WD TV Mini Media Player does not support playback of protected premium content such as movies or
music from the iTunes® Store, Cinema Now, Movielink®, Amazon Unbox™, and Vongo®.
To use your iPod with the media player, simply plug your iPod in to the USB port and
navigate through the interface menu.
Note: The WD TV Mini Media Player only supports USB mass storage mode. iPod Touch is not a USB mass
storage device and is therefore not supported.
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Viewing Photos
With the media player you can view your digital photo album in the comfort of your
living room. It’s perfect for sharing fun times with your friends and family. The following
image file formats are supported:
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GIF (Animated GIFs are not supported)
BMP (non-compressed)
JPEG (grayscale, RGB, YCbCy)
TIF/TIFF (RGB)
PNG (Non-alpha channel only)
Photo Display
1. Connect a USB drive to the USB connector.
2. Select the Photo
icon.
.
3. Press the ENTER button on the remote control, to view the contents on the USB
drive.
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The screen will display thumbnails of all available picture files and photo folders.
Only image files supported by the media player are displayed.
4. Locate the picture file you want to view.
• To open a single picture file for viewing, select the file, and then press ENTER.
• To view the next picture file in the photo folder, press NEXT (photo).
• To view the previous picture file in the photo folder, press PREV (previous).
Photo Display Options
The Picture toolbar has several command icons to customize the way you view your
pictures.
1. To display the Picture toolbar, press OPTION.
2. To hide the toolbar, press BACK or OPTION again.
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Rotating the Picture
Use these options to rotate the image clockwise or counter-clockwise. These
settings do not affect the original file’s orientation.
To rotate the picture:
1. During photo viewing, press OPTION. The Picture toolbar opens at the bottom of
the screen.
2. Highlight the picture rotate icon
rotation you want is set.
-OR-
, then press ENTER repeatedly until the
Press OPTION or BACK to revert to the default viewing orientation.
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Using Photo Zoom
Use these options to change the viewing scale of the image display.
To change the viewing scale:
1. During photo viewing, press OPTION. The Picture toolbar opens at the bottom of
the screen.
2. Select the zoom icon
you want is shown.
-OR-
to zoom in, then press ENTER repeatedly until the scale
3. Use the remote control navigation buttons (Left, Right, Up, Down) to pan the
display.
Photo Slideshow
The media player lets you create a slideshow using the contents of a photo folder.
To start a slideshow:
1. Locate the photo folder containing the image files you want in the slideshow. (See
“Photo Display” on page 36.)
2. Select the photo folder, then press PAUSE/PLAY to start the slideshow.
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To view the Slideshow Information Panel:
During a slideshow, press OPTION. The Slideshow toolbar opens at the bottom
of the screen.
-ORPress OPTION to hide the Slideshow Information Panel.
Slideshow Playback Controls
Use these buttons on the remote control to control slideshow playback:
Button
Function
STOP
Discontinue the slideshow
PAUSE/PLAY
Pause or resume the slideshow
NEXT (photo)
Display the next picture file in the slideshow
PREV (previous photo) twice
Play the previous picture file in the slideshow
Slideshow Options
The Slideshow toolbar has the same command icons as the Picture toolbar.
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Settings and Advanced Features
The Settings menu lets you customize the way you use the media player and set
preferences for media playback.
To select a Settings category:
1. Press HOME, then select the Settings icon
.
2. Press ENTER. The Settings menu opens.
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3. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select a Settings category, then press
ENTER. The options menu for that category opens (for example, Photo Repeat
Mode).
There are 16 Settings categories, including Language, Subtitle language, Subtitle
font size, Slideshow interval time, Slideshow mode, Music repeat mode, Movie repeat
mode, Photo repeat mode, Display mode, Photo scaling, Video output resolution,
Browser display, Auto play, Screensaver delay, System reset, and About.
Settings Navigation Buttons
Use these buttons on the remote control to navigate within and between the Settings
screens.
Button
Function
Up/Down
•
Selects a menu
•
Selects a menu setting in an option
screen
ENTER
Displays the option screen for the
selected menu
1. Press ENTER. A confirmation prompt appears.
2. Select
, then press ENTER.
If your entertainment unit cannot support the
selected setting, no change is made and the
original setting is retained.
Applies the selected menu setting
BACK
Displays the previous menu screen
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Available Settings
The following settings menus are available:
Language
Use this menu to select the menu language for your WD TV Mini Media Player.
Options may include:
• English (default)
• French
• Italian
• German
• Spanish
• Simplified Chinese
• Traditional Chinese
• Korean
• Japanese
• Russian
• Portuguese
Subtitle language
Use this menu to select the subtitle language for your video (if several languages are
available). Options include:
• English (default)
• French
• Italian
• German
• Spanish
• Simplified Chinese
• Traditional Chinese
• Korean
• Japanese
• Russian
• Portuguese
• Greek
• Turkish
• Central Europe
• Vietnamese
• Bahasa
• Thai
• Hindi
Subtitle font size
• Small (default)
• Medium
• Big
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Slideshow interval time
Use this menu to set the time interval between pictures in the slideshow. Options
include:
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•
•
•
•
•
3 seconds (default)
5 seconds
10 seconds
30 seconds
1 minute
5 minutes
Slideshow mode
Use this menu to set the slideshow sequence and transitions. Options include:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
None (default)
Random
Zoom & pan
Wipe across
Wipe oblique
Open & close
Blinds & lines
Expand
Music repeat mode
Use this menu to set the music repeat mode. Options include:
• Normal
• Repeat all (default)
• Repeat one
• Shuffle
• Repeat all and shuffle
Movie repeat mode
Use this menu to set the movie repeat mode. Options include:
• Normal
• Repeat all (default)
• Repeat one
Photo repeat mode
Use this menu to set the photo repeat mode. Options include:
• Normal
• Repeat all (default)
• Shuffle
• Repeat all and shuffle.
Display mode
Use this menu to set the screen display mode. Options include:
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• 4:3 (default)
• 16:9
Photo scaling
• Display as is (default)
• Fit to screen
Video output resolution
Use this menu to set the TV input. Options include:
• Component (Y, Pb, Pr)
• Composite AV (CVBS)
Browser display
Use this menu to set the browser display. Options include:
• List mode (default)
• Thumbnail mode
Auto play
Use this menu to set the auto play option for photos and videos. Options include:
• Off (default)
• All photos with music
• All videos
Screensaver delay
Use this menu to set the delay before the screensaver turns on. Options include:
•
•
•
•
None (default)
5 minutes
10 minutes
15 minutes
System teset
Use this option to restore all media player system preferences and media playback
settings to their default factory values. This is done to correct performance problems
caused by a failed firmware upgrade or a faulty configuration setting.
To perform a system reset:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Press HOME. The main menu opens.
Select the Settings icon , then press ENTER.
Select System Reset, then press ENTER.
Highlight Yes, then press ENTER.
About
Select this option to display the current firmware version.
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Locating Media Content
To use the WD TV Mini Media Player, you will first need to put content into your
USB drive. Transfer your favorite files -- music, video, photos -- from your
computer to your USB drive and connect the USB drive to the media player. You
can then navigate through the menu and choose the files you wish to playback or
view. A media search, can only be performed where files are viewable, for
example, in a folder. This search feature only supports English or English-based
characters. Search for non-English character titles by browsing through the
menus/categories.
Automated Search
To perform a media search:
1. If you want to search for particular type of media (for example, video files only), go
to the Home screen for that media type.
2. Press SEARCH on the remote control. The initial Search screen opens.
3. Define the search parameters by selecting Contains or Starts With, then
pressing ENTER. The more information provided, the better the search results.
„
Starts with – All files with filenames that begin with the characters entered in
this field are included in the search results. For example, searching for ‘glo’
could result in these matches:
Global party.jpg
Glow of the Field.jpg
Gloss.jpg
„
Contains – All files with filenames that include the characters entered in this
field are listed in the search results. For example, searching for ‘un’ provides
could result in these matches:
Land of the Rising Sun.jpg
shunt_1a.jpg
Unite.jpg
An on-screen keyboard opens.
To use the on-screen keyboard:
„
„
Use the arrow keys to select a character, then press ENTER to copy it to
search field in the search bar.
Highlight ABC then press ENTER to input characters in a different case.
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Highlight @#&, then press ENTER to display the symbol keyboard for
inputting special characters.
„
If you want to erase the last character, highlight
then press ENTER.
4. After you have defined the search terms, highlight Submit on the bottom of the
on-screen keyboard, then press ENTER. The search results are shown.
„
If no media files match the search, you are shown a message stating that.
5. Press ENTER to display the on-screen keyboard again and redefine the search
parameters. If media files matching your search parameters are found, they are
listed as shown above.
6. Press the Up/Down arrow buttons to select the media file you are looking for, then
press ENTER or PAUSE/PLAY to start playback.
Examining your files
MediaInfo (free software) can provide technical and tag information about your video
or audio files.
MediaInfo provides the following kinds of information:
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General—title, author, director, album, track number, date, and duration
Video—codec, aspect, fps, and bitrate
Audio—codec, sample rate, channels, language, and bitrate
Text—language of the subtitles
Chapters—number and a list of chapters
MediaInfo supports the following formats:
• Video—MKV, OGM, AVI, WMV, QuickTime, Real, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
DVD (VOB) (Codecs: XviD, MSMPEG4, ASP, H.264, AVC)
• Audio—OGG, MP3, WAV, RA, AAC, M4A, AU, AIFF
• Subtitles—SRT, SSA, ASS, and SAMI
With MediaInfo, you can:
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Read many video and audio file formats
Use several methods of viewing information, such as text, sheet, tree, and HTML
Customize views
Export information as text, such as CSV and HTML
To examine your files:
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1. Use your browser and go to http://mediainfo.sourceforge.net/en.
2. Download the software and install it on your computer.
3. Follow the instructions as prompted.
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System Maintenance
The system firmware of your WD TV Mini Media Player can be upgraded to the latest
release, which can improve support for media file playback and includes bug fixes and
product enhancements. To ensure that you receive the latest update, we recommend
registering your product at https://www.wdc.com/register.
This chapter describes how to upgrade the system firmware and perform simple
troubleshooting. If you encounter an error message, refer to the “Common Error
Messages” on page 52 for possible corrective action.
Solutions to more serious problems may require contacting your dealer or an
authorized service center for assistance. For more information, refer to WD Service
and Support on the second page of this user manual.
System Firmware Upgrade
Firmware is an important set of instructions that tells your media player how to
operate, what the interactive screens look like, and how to do what you tell it to do.
Upgrading the firmware is important because WD is always developing newer, faster,
and more efficient ways of doing things that your media player needs to know.
Important: Make sure the media player’s AC power adapter remains connected
during the firmware update. A power disruption during the update process can
corrupt the system firmware. Also, make sure that you do not unplug the USB storage
device.
To update the firmware:
1. Go to support.wdc.com and download the latest firmware update file for your
USB storage.
2. Click Downloads, then the product name (or photo).
3. Copy the firmware update file to a USB drive’s root folder.
4. Connect the USB drive to the media player's USB port. Upon detecting a
firmware update, the media player automatically opens a screen asking you if you
want to apply the firmware update.
5. Select the check icon, then press ENTER.
6. Select
on the firmware update prompt, and then press ENTER.
This will update the firmware, then automatically restart.
Once the media player restarts, the new firmware is automatically loaded.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Solution
DISPLAY
The TV screen is blank and the media
player power LED remains off.
•
Make sure the TV is turned on.
•
Make sure that the power adapter and power outlet
are okay.
•
Make sure that the interface cable is properly
attached to the correct terminals on both the TV and
the media player.
The TV screen is blank and the media
player power LED is blinking.
A system diagnostic failure occurred. Turn off your media
player, wait 10 minutes, then turn it on again. If the same
thing happens, contact the WD Technical Support for
assistance (see WD Service and Support on the second
page of this user manual).
The TV screen is blank and the media
player power LED is on.
•
Make sure the TV is turned on.
•
Make sure that the interface cable is properly
attached to the correct terminals on both the TV and
the media player.
•
Make sure that the resolution setting is correct.
•
Press and hold the reset button for 10 seconds to
switch between PAL and NTSC modes.
•
Make sure that the interface cable is properly
attached to the correct terminal(s) on both the TV and
the media player.
•
Make sure the media player power LED is on.
•
If you are using a CRT TV, navigate to the Home |
Settings | TV System screen and:
The TV screen is blinking and fuzzy.
The video display is cut off or appears
in a sidebar.
-
Make sure that the Composite option is
selected as the video output.
-
Make sure the TV system setting matches the
system used in your region.
Navigate to the Home | Settings | Display Mode screen
and make sure that aspect ratio is set as 4:3 or 16:9,
whichever is appropriate for your TV.
FILES
File does not play.
•
Verify compatibility. Refer to “Media File Formats Video” on page 54.
The list of files is blank.
•
Make sure that you in the file folder containing the
type of files you are looking for.
•
Make sure the volume on the entertainment unit is not
muted.
•
The audio codec might not be supported.
AUDIO
There is no sound.
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Problem
Solution
USB DEVICE
The attached USB device is not visible
on the Home screen.
•
WD Mini TV Media Player only supports mass USB
storage mode. Make sure that the USB device is
configured as a "mass storage device."
•
Make sure the USB device’s file system is supported
(NTFS, FAT/FAT32, or HFS+).
•
Press only one button at a time.
•
Make sure the batteries are properly inserted.
•
The batteries may already be drained. Replace
batteries with new ones.
•
Make sure that the path between the remote control
and the media player is not blocked.
•
Make sure to download the latest firmware version.
•
Make sure all connections are correctly installed.
•
Make sure the firmware file is placed in the root
directory of the USB storage device.
•
Make sure that the firmware file name has not been
changed.
REMOTE CONTROL
The media player remote control does
not work.
FIRMWARE UPGRADE
The firmware upgrade is unsuccessful.
FILE MANAGEMENT
•
Unable to copy or delete file.
•
Make sure the file or storage device is not locked to
Read-only.
•
Verify that there is enough space on the destination
drive.
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Common Error Messages
If this message appears
Perform this action
HOME
No storage present.
Attach the USB device that contains your media files.
Unrecognized storage.
The USB device model is not supported. Use another
USB device.
Question XX: WD USB HDD
Trouble Shooting
This indicates a system diagnostic failure. Contact WD
Technical Support for assistance.
CONTENT PLAYBACK
The video is out of supported
resolution.
WD TV media player only decodes in standard definition
resolution of up to 576.
1. Resample the video to the supported resolution. See
the Supported Formats table on page 49.
Unable to play the selected file. Please
recreate the file by using media editing
software.
1. Eject and disconnect the USB device from the
media player.
2. Connect the USB device to your computer and
make sure the file format is correct.
You can use media editing software to recreate the
file in a compatible format.
3. Attach the USB device to the media player again.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find media files?
Several media player applications are currently available, such as Winamp and
iTunes, that let you play, arrange, and edit media files. These media players also let
you edit the metadata information for media files. You can search the Internet with
your browser to locate where these applications are available for download.
How do I convert my media files?
Converting media files requires the use of a media converter application, many of
which are available for download. Search the internet with your browser to locate
these applications.
How do I copy the files from my music CD to my computer?
Digital audio extraction, or Ripping, is the process of copying audio (or video) content
to a hard drive, typically from removable media, such as CDs or DVDs, or from media
streams.
To rip music from CDs to a computer:
1. Insert the CD into the optical drive of your computer.
2. Open the program that you use to rip the music to your computer, such as iTunes
or Windows Media Player.
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3. Press the Import button (using iTunes),
- OR Press the Rip button (using Windows Media Player.
4. Click the music you want to copy (Windows Media Player) and note where the
music files are saved after they are copied. iTunes imports the entire CD into your
iTunes music library.
5. Click the Start Rip button (Windows Media Player).
6. When ripping is complete, remove the CD. The music is now on your computer.
Some music may be covered by copyright laws which prevent its copying or distribution.
Can I use a universal remote control with the WD TV media player?
You can use most popular universal remote control devices such as the Logitech
Harmony models.
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11
Appendix
Media File Formats - Video
Codec
Extension Filename Container Format
.mpg
MPEG-PS
Video codec
Audio Codec
.mpeg
MPEG-PS
.dat
CDXA/MPEG-PS
.vob
MPEG-PS
.mp4
MPEG-4
Video codec
Audio Codec
Video codec
Audio Codec
Video codec
Audio Codec
Video codec
Audio Codec
Video codec
.avi
.avi
Audio Codec
Video codec
.mov
QuickTime
Audio Codec
Video codec
.3gp
MPEG-4
Audio Codec
Video codec
.iso
ISO
Audio Codec
Video codec
.mkv
Matroska
Audio Codec
Video codec
.rm/.rmvb
RealMedia
Audio Codec
MPEG-1
MPEG-2
MPEG
MPEG-1
MPEG-2
MPEG
MPEG-1(VCD/SVCD)
MPEG
MPEG-2(DVD)
MPEG
LPCM
PCM
AC3
DTS
MPEG-4
MP4V
MP42
AAC-LC
Div3
Divx4
Divx5
Divx6.2.2
Xvid
MJPEG-A
MJPEG-B
MPEG
MP2
MP3
LPCM
PCM
AC3
DTS
WMA
MPEG-4
MJPEG-A
MJPEG-B
H.263
ADPCM
PCM
MPEG-4
H.263
AMR WA
AMR NA
MPEG-2(DVD)
MPEG
LPCM
PCM
AC3
DTS
MPEG-4
mpeg
AAC
MP3
AC3
Vorbis
FLAC
DTS
WMA
RV40
RV30
Real Audio cooker
Real Audio 10
AAC
Supported
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Pass through Only
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Pass through Only
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Pass through Only
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Limitation
supported up to 720*576 30fps
supported up to 720*576 30fps
supported up to 720*576 30fps
supported up to 720*576p 30fps or
720*480p 30fps
supported up to 720*576 30fps
supported up to 720*576 30fps or
720*480 30fps
supported up to 640*480 30fps
supported up to 640*480 30fps
supported up to 720*576p 30fps or
720*480p 30fps
up to 720*576 30fps
supported up to 1024*576 30fps
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Media File Formats - Audio and Photo
Extension Filename
.mp2
.mp3
.wav
Container Format
MPEG Audio
MPEG Audio
Wave
Codec
Supported
Layer 2
YES
Layer1
YES
Layer2
YES
Layer3
YES
MPEG2.5
YES
PCM
YES
LPCM
YES
ADPCM
YES
.aac
ADTS
AAC-LC
YES
.m4a
ALAC
AAC-LC
YES
.m4r
MPEG-4
AAC-LC
YES
MP3
YES
AAC
YES
.mka
Matroska
MP2
YES
FLAC
YES
OGG
YES
WAV
YES
Limitation
supported up to 32Kbps-320Kbps
supported up to CBR/VBR 32Kbps320kbps 8-48KHz
supported up to 32kbps-192Kbps
supported up to 8-48KHz
.flac
FLAC
FLAC
YES
supported up to 8-48KHz
.wma
Windows Media Audio
WMA 2
YES
supported up to 32kbps-192Kbps 848KHz
.ape
Monkey's Audio
Monkey's Audio
YES
supported up to 8-44.1KHz
.ogg
OGG
ogg Vorbis
YES
supported up to 8-48KHz
Extension Filename
Format
Supported
Limitation
normal
YES
supported up to 13000*10000
progressive
YES
supported up to 1280*720
bmp
non-compressed
YES
gif
static GIF
YES
tif/tiff
TIFF(RGB)
YES
png
PNG(Non-alpha)
YES
jpg/jpeg
supported up to 8000*8000
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Regulatory Compliance
FCC Class B Information
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruction manual, may
cause interference with radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, you are encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
•
•
•
•
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
Consult the retailer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.
ICES-003/NMB-003 Statement
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du
Canada.
This device complies with Canadian ICES-003 Class B.
Safety Compliance
Approved for US and Canada. CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60065:03, UL-60065,
7th Ed: Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus - Safety Requirements.
Approuvé pour les Etats-Unis et le Canada. CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60065:03, UL60065 7th Ed. Appareils audio, vidéo et appareils électroniques analogues Exigences de sécurité.
This device is only for use with the compatible UL Listed AC adapter.
Cet appareil n'est destiné qu'a` des adaptateur compatibles marqués "UL Listed.”
CE Compliance for Europe
Marking by the CE symbol indicates compliance of this system to the applicable
Council Directives of the European Union, including the EMC Directive (2004/108/
EC) and the Low Voltage Directive (2006/95/EC). A “Declaration of Conformity” in
accordance with the applicable directives has been made and is on file at Western
Digital Europe.
Die Markierung mit dem CE-Symbol zeigt an, dass dieses Gerät mit den
anwendbaren Richtlinien der Europäischen Union übereinstimmt. Hierzu zählen auch
die EMV-Richtlinie (2004/108/EG) sowie die Niederspannungsrichtlinie (2006/95/
EG). Eine "Konformitätserklärung" in Übereinstimmung mit den anwendbaren
Richtlinien ist erstellt worden und kann bei Western Digital Europe eingesehen
werden.
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Le symbole CE indique que ce système est conforme aux directives du Conseil de
l'Union Européenne, notamment à la Directive CEM (2004/108/CE) et la Directive
Basse tension (2006/95/CE). Une " déclaration de conformité " aux directives
applicables a été déposée auprès de Western Digital Europe.
I marchi con il simbolo CE denotano la conformità di questo sistema alle direttive del
Consiglio dell'Unione europea, ivi compresa la Direttiva EMC (2004/108/CE) e la
Direttiva Bassa Tensione (2006/95/CE). In adempimento con le vigenti direttive è
stata rilasciata una "Dichiarazione di conformità", depositata presso Western Digital
Europe.
La marca con el símbolo CE indica el cumplimiento de este sistema con las correspondientes directivas del Consejo de la Unión Europea, que incluye la Directiva
CEM (2004/108/CE) y la Directiva de bajo voltaje (2006/95/CE). Se ha realizado
una "Declaración de conformidad" de acuerdo con las directivas correspondientes y
se encuentra documentada en las instalaciones de Western Digital en Europa.
Märkning av CE-symbolen anger att detta systemet uppfyller kraven enligt det Europeiska Parlamentet och Rådets direktiv, inklusive EMC-direktivet (2004/108/EC) och
Direktivet om Lågspänning (2006/95/EC). En "Försäkran om Överensstämmelse" har
gjorts enligt de gällande direktiven och har registrerats hos Western Digital Europa.
Merking med CE-symbolet indikerer dette systemets overholdelse av gjeldende direktiver for EU, inkludert EMC-direktivet (2004/108/EC) og lavspenningsdirektivet
(2006/95/EC). En "samsvarserklæring" i henhold til gjeldende direktiver har blitt skrevet og finnes arkivert hos Western Digital Europe.
CE-merkintä osoittaa tämän järjestelmän yhdenmukaisuuden sovellettavissa olevien
Euroopan unionin neuvoston direktiivien kanssa, mukaan lukien EMC-direktiivi (2004/
108/EC), sekä alijännitedirektiivi (2006/95/EC). "Yhdenmukaisuusvakuutus" sovellettavien direktiivien kanssa on tehty ja se on arkistoituna Western Digital Europe:ssa.
GS Mark (Germany only)
Machine noise - regulation 3. GPSGV: Unless declared otherwise, the highest level
of sound pressure from this product is 70db(A) or less, per EN ISO 7779.
Maschinenlärminformations-Verordnung 3. GPSGV: Der höchste Schalldruckpegel
beträgt 70 db(A) oder weniger gemäß EN ISO 7779, falls nicht anders
gekennzeichnet oder spezifiziert.
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VCCI Notice (Japan only)
This is a Class B product based on the standard of the Voluntary Control Council for
Interference (VCCI) from information technology equipment. If this is used near a
radio or television receiver in a domestic environment, it may cause radio interference.
Install and use the equipment according to the instruction manual.
MIC Notice (Republic of Korea only)
Class B Device 1 — Please note that this device has been approved for non-business
purposes and may be used in any environment, including residential areas.
Environmental Compliance (China)
Warranty Information
Obtaining Service
WD values your business and always attempts to provide you the very best of service. If this
Product requires maintenance, either contact the dealer from whom you originally purchased
the Product or visit our product support Web site at support.wdc.com for information on how
to obtain service or a Return Material Authorization (RMA). If it is determined that the Product
may be defective, you will be given an RMA number and instructions for Product return. An
unauthorized return (i.e., one for which an RMA number has not been issued) will be returned
to you at your expense. Authorized returns must be shipped in an approved shipping
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container, prepaid and insured, to the address provided on your return paperwork. Your
original box and packaging materials should be kept for storing or shipping your WD product.
To conclusively establish the period of warranty, check the warranty expiration (serial number
required) via support.wdc.com. WD shall have no liability for lost data regardless of the
cause, recovery of lost data, or data contained in any Product placed in its possession.
Limited Warranty
WD warrants that the Product, in the course of its normal use, will for the term defined below,
be free from defects in material and workmanship and will conform to WD’s specification
therefor. The term of your limited warranty depends on the country in which your Product was
purchased. The term of your limited warranty is for 1 year in the North, South and Central
America region, 2 years in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region, and 1 year in the
Asia Pacific region, unless otherwise required by law. The term of your limited warranty period
shall commence on the purchase date appearing on your purchase receipt. WD shall have no
liability for any Product returned if WD determines that the Product was stolen from WD or
that the asserted defect a) is not present, b) cannot reasonably be rectified because of
damage occurring before WD receives the Product, or c) is attributable to misuse, improper
installation, alteration (including removing or obliterating labels and opening or removing
external enclosures, unless the product is on the list of limited user-serviceable products and
the specific alteration is within the scope of the applicable instructions, as found at
support.wdc.com), accident or mishandling while in the possession of someone other than
WD. Subject to the limitations specified above, your sole and exclusive warranty shall be,
during the period of warranty specified above and at WD’s option, the repair or replacement
of the Product. The foregoing warranty of WD shall extend to repaired or replaced Products
for the balance of the applicable period of the original warranty or ninety (90) days from the
date of shipment of a repaired or replaced Product, whichever is longer.
The foregoing limited warranty is WD’s sole warranty and is applicable only to products sold
as new. The remedies provided herein are in lieu of a) any and all other remedies and
warranties, whether expressed, implied or statutory, including but not limited to, any implied
warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and b) any and all obligations
and liabilities of WD for damages including, but not limited to accidental, consequential, or
special damages, or any financial loss, lost profits or expenses, or lost data arising out of or in
connection with the purchase, use, or performance of the Product, even if WD has been
advised of the possibility of such damages. In the United States, some states do not allow
exclusion or limitations of incidental or consequential damages, so the limitations above may
not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights which vary from state to state.
Information furnished by WD is believed to be accurate and reliable; however, no responsibility is assumed by WD for its
use nor for any infringement of patents or other rights of third parties which may result from its use. No license is granted
by implication or otherwise under any patent or patent rights of WD. WD reserves the right to change specifications at
any time without notice.
Western Digital, WD, the WD logo, and My Book are registered trademarks; and WD TV, and My Passport are
trademarks of Western Digital Technologies, Inc. Other marks may be mentioned herein that belong to other companies.
© 2009 Western Digital Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved.
Western Digital
20511 Lake Forest Drive
Lake Forest, California 92630 U.S.A.
4779-705033-A00 Jun 2009
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Index
A
Accessories 2
Apple users 16
aspect ratio
troubleshooting 50
audio channel 28
audio/video
supported interfaces 4
Audio/Video menus
display resolution 45
C
composite AV
connection 12
connectors 5
D
display troubleshooting 50
DVI
connection 14
E
Eject function
button 17
procedure 16
environmental compliance (China) 58
error messages 52
F
features
AV interfaces 4
supported file formats 4
supported file systems 4
USB support 4
file formats
troubleshooting 52
file system
supported 4
firmware upgrade
procedure 49
troubleshooting 51
H
HD media player
error messages 52
features 4
firmware information 45
firmware upgrade 49
hardware information 45
home screen 18, 19
I/O connectors 5
installation procedures 8
installation requirements 8
LED indicators 6
operating 17
overview 3
package contents 8
preferences 41
regulatory compliance notices 56
remote control 7
troubleshooting 50
warranty 59
Home
button 17
error messages 52
Music directory 30
overview 18, 19
Photo directory 36
screen navigation 19
Settings screen 41
Video directory 24
I
I/O connectors
composite AV 5
Toslink 5
USB ports 5
information panel
music 32
slideshow 40
installation
composite AV connection 12
HDMI connection 14
power connection 10, 12, 13
requirements 8
USB connection 15
L
LED indicators
status 6
locating media content
Search function 46
M
maintenance
system 49
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media content
locating 46
music
playback controls 33
playback procedures 30
playback screen 32
music playback options 33
N
navigation buttons 17
O
operating precautions 1
P
package contents 8
photo display options 37
Photo menus
interval time 44
photos
rotating 38
view 36
zoom options 39
playlist
videos, playback 25, 32
Portuguese 43
power
AC connector 5
cable connection 10
global AC adapter configurations 10
LED indicator 6
power button 17
turn on 12, 13
product
accessories 2
obtaining service 58
overview 3
recording information 2
registration 2
regulatory compliance 56
safety information 1
warranty 58
R
regulatory compliance
environmental compliance (China) 58
remote control 7
layout 7
transmission range 17
troubleshooting 51
repeat mode
music 33
RoHS 58
S
Search function
button 17
procedure 46
settings
apply new values 42
Audio/Video menu 43
Settings menu bar 41
Settings screen navigation 42
slideshow
interval time 44
playback controls 40
view 39
slideshow options 40
subtitle
enable 29
System menus
About screen 45
reset 45
system preferences
audio/video quality 43
navigation buttons 42
Settings menu bar 41
system reset
procedures 45
T
Toslink
connectors 5
troubleshooting
audio 50
content playback 52
display 50
error messages 52
firmware upgrade 51
remote control 51
system reset 45
USB device 50
U
USB device
connection 15
Eject button 17
error messages 52
LED indicator 6
removal 16
supported devices 4
troubleshooting 50
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USB ports 5
V
video playback options 26
videos
audio channel 28
display resolution setting 45
information panel 27
playback controls 26
playback procedures 24
subtitles 29
supported resolutions 4
zoom options 28
W
warranty information 58
Z
zoom options
photos 39
videos 28
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