Samsung YP-U5JQ, 2GB Hello Kitty, YP-U5 User manual

Samsung YP-U5JQ, 2GB Hello Kitty, YP-U5 User manual
YP-U5
MP3 Player
user manual
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features of your new MP3 Player
Good looking. Smart. Reliable. And lots of fun. Your new MP3 player
is all this and more. Its compact silhouette takes up the tiniest space
in your pocket, and its state-of-the-art technology delivers rich
sound. You’ll love your new MP3 player, whether you’re exercising,
downloading your favorite tunes, or even listening to FM Radio.
Use it once, and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.
USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACE!
MY OWN CHARACTER POPCON
You can create your own character that will
The MP3 player is an USB-integrated
product with no need for a USB cable, which appear when you turn on the MP3 player.
offers you fast data transfer and convenient
LONGER PLAY TIME AND SHORTER
recharging.
DOWNLOADING!
FITNESS MODE FOR YOUR HEALTH
A fully charged battery can play up to 20
GUIDE!
hours of music.
In this mode, you can check your expected
Download times are shorter. Because of its
calorie(kcal) burn while exercising.
USB 2.0 capability, the player is much faster
USER BUTTON ENABLED STUDY MODE than models with USB 1.1.
You can use the user button to set button
operation to your preference.
Study mode is useful when learning a
language by setting the section repeat and
play speed functions.
ACOUSTIC WONDER
Your new MP3 player has built-in DNSe™
(Digital Natural Sound engine), Samsung’s
unique sound technology created to deliver
richer, deeper sound for an unbelievable
listening experience.
WHERE FORM MEETS FUNCTION
Sure, it’s sleek and good-looking. But it’s
easy to hold and use, too.
safety information
What the icons and signs in this user manual mean :
Means that death or serious personal injury is a risk.
WARNING
CAUTION
Means that there is a potential risk for personal injury or
material damage.
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or
personal injury when using your MP3 player, follow these
basic safety precautions:
NOTE
Means hints or referential pages that may be helpful to
operate the player.
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT disassemble.
Do NOT touch.
Follow directions explicitly.
Unplug the power plug from the wall socket.
Call the service center for help.
These warning signs are here to prevent injury to you and others.
Please follow them explicitly.
After reading this section, keep it in a safe place for future reference.
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:
PROTECT YOURSELF
ƒ Do not disassemble, repair, or modify this product on your own.
CAUTION
ƒ Do not get the product wet or drop it in water. If the product gets wet, do
not switch it on because you could get an electric shock. Instead, contact
Samsung’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-SAMSUNG.
ƒ Do not use the product during a thunderstorm, as it may cause
malfunction or a risk of electric shock.
CAUTION
ƒ Do not use the earphones while you are driving a bicycle, automobile or
motorcycle.
It can cause a serious accident and furthermore, is prohibited by the law in some
areas.
Using the earphones while walking or jogging on a road, in particular, on a
crosswalk can lead to a serious accident.
ƒ For your safety, make sure the earphone cable does not get in the way of
your arm or other surrounding objects while you are exercising.
ƒ Be careful when using the player with the USB cover removed.
The USB plug is sharp and may cause injury.
WARNING
ƒ Do not place the product in damp, dusty, or sooty areas because these
environments could lead to fire or electric shock.
PROTECT YOURSELF
WARNING
ƒ 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 (an ordinary conversation is between 50 to 60db and road
noise is approximately 80db).
You are strongly advised to set the volume level to medium (the medium level is
usually less than 2/3 of the maximum).
ƒ If you feel a ringing in the ear(s), lower the volume or stop using the
earphones or headphones.
PROTECT YOUR MP3 PLAYER
ƒ Do not leave the player in temperatures above 95°F (35°C), such as a
sauna or a parked car.
ƒ Do not cause excessive impact on the player by dropping it.
ƒ Do not place heavy objects on top of the player.
ƒ Prevent any foreign particles or dust from entering into the product.
ƒ Do not place the product near magnetic objects.
ƒ Be sure to backup important data. Samsung is not responsible for data loss.
ƒ Use only accessories provided by or approved by Samsung.
CAUTION
CAUTION
NOTE
ƒ Do not spray water on the product. Never clean the product with chemical
substances such as benzene or thinner, as it may cause fire, electric
shock or deteriorate the surface.
ƒ Failure to follow these instructions may lead to physical injuries or damage to
the player.
ƒ When printing this user manual, we recommend that you print in color and
check “Fit to Page” in the print option for better viewing.
SAFETY INFORMATION
FCC
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
Caution: Any changes or modifications in construction of this device which are not
expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Note: 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 instructions, may cause
harmful interference to 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, the user is 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 receiver.
- Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Declaration of Conformity
We, Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd., declares under its sole responsibility that
the product, Trade name Samsung & Model name YP-U5, has been tested
according to the part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Party responsible for Product Compliance
Samsung Electronics America QA Lab.
18600 Broadwick Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220
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THE BASICS
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EMODIO
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What’s included
Your MP3 player
Resetting the system
Connecting to your PC/Charging the
battery
Caring for the battery
Turning the Power on & off
Controlling the volume
Disabling the buttons
Browsing for files using “file browser”
Deleting files with “file browser”
Changing the settings and
preferences
Music settings
FM radio settings
My popcon settings
Sound settings
Display settings
Language settings
Date&Time settings
System settings
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PC requirements
Using EmoDio
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LISTENING TO MUSIC
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MORE THAN MUSIC
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39
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Listening by category
Music playback display
Buttons for playback control
Creating a playlist on your MP3
player
User button custom function
To set the user button mode
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Listening to FM radio
Using the fitness mode
To set your weight
To set your daily exercising target
To use the audio guide
To start the fitness mode
To stop the fitness mode
To check a record of your exercising
Using datacasts
Voice recording
To make a voice recording
To stop voice recording
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UPGRADING
FIRMWARE
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Upgrading firmware
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Troubleshooting
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Menu tree
Product specifications
License
Warranty
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TROUBLESHOOTING
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APPENDIX
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WHAT’S INCLUDED
Your new MP3 player comes with these accessories. If you’re missing any of these
items, contact Samsung Customer Service at 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864).
Player
Earphones
Black : AH30-00110A
White : AH30-00111A
The accessories in your box may look slightly different than these.
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YOUR MP3 PLAYER
Right file browser button
Press to move to the next menu.
Up volume button
Press to increase the volume or move to an
upper item/menu.
Down volume button
Press to reduce the volume or move to a
lower item/menu.
Play/Pause/Select button
Press to select Play/Pause and a function,
or move to the next screen.
Power & Hold button
Press and hold for power on/off.
Press once to lock the button functions.
Press once again to unlock the button functions.
Left file browser button
Press to move to the previous menu.
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YOUR MP3 PLAYER (Continued)
Microphone
Back button
Press to move to the previous screen.
Press and hold to move to the
main menu screen.
User/Recording button
Press to access the user button mode.
For further information on the user button
mode, see page 39.
Press and hold to start/stop recording.
Screen display
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YOUR MP3 PLAYER (Continued)
Clip hook
Reset hole
If a player malfunction occurs,
press the reset hole with a pointed
object to re-initialize the system.
USB plug
USB cover
Earphone
connection jack
Earphones
Labeled “L” for the
left earpiece and “R”
for the right earpiece.
Also serves as an
antenna for the FM
Radio in the MP3
player.
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YOUR MP3 PLAYER (Continued)
Removing the USB Cover
Remove the USB cover as shown.
Inserting the USB Cover
Insert the USB cover so that the
arrow-marked side faces the rear of
the player.
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RESETTING THE SYSTEM
If your MP3 player won’t turn on, won’t play music, or isn’t recognized by your
computer when you connect it, you may have to reset the system.
Press the Reset hole at the rear of the
player with a pointed object such as a
safety clip.
ƒ The system will be initialized.
ƒ Your settings and files will not be affected.
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CONNECTING TO YOUR PC/CHARGING THE BATTERY
Charge the player before using it for the first time and when you haven’t used it
for awhile.
Screen Display
ƒ <USB Connected>
ƒ<
> - Charging
ƒ<
> - Fully Charged
Connect the USB plug to the USB port (
your PC is on.
) on your PC as in the figure while
Charging Time
about 2.5 hours
Play Time on Full Charge
Music : Max. 20 hours
ƒ Total charging time varies depending on your PC environment.
NOTE
CAUTION
ƒ If you are charging the player while it is connected to a laptop computer, make sure the
laptop’s battery is also fully charged or that the laptop is plugged into its power source.
ƒ The battery is charged when the PC is active or idle.
It is not charged when the PC is in standby, hibernation or shutdown modes.
ƒ The player can only be charged by connecting to your PC. Do not use a separate
USB AC adapter.
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CARING FOR THE BATTERY
Your battery will last longer if you follow these simple guidelines for caring and
storing the player.
• Recharge the battery within the temperature range of 40°F~95°F (5°C~35°C).
• Do not overcharge (longer than 12 hours).
Excessive charging or discharging may shorten the battery’s life.
• Battery life naturally shortens slowly over time.
TURNING THE POWER ON & OFF
Turning the Power on
Press and hold the [
] button.
ƒ When you turn on the player for the first time, you will
see the Popcon character setting screen. To set your
own Popcon character, see step 2 on page 25.
Turning the Power off
Press and hold the [
NOTE
] button.
ƒ Your MP3 player will be automatically turned off when none of the buttons have
been pressed for a specific length of time in the pause mode. The factory setting for
<Auto Power Off> is 1 minute, but you can change this length of time. See page 29
for more information.
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CONTROLLING THE VOLUME
You can adjust the volume while a file is playing back.
Press the [Up, Down] button.
ƒ The volume range is set between 00 to 30.
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DISABLING THE BUTTONS
The Hold function disables all the other buttons on the MP3 player, so that if
you accidentally bump one-while working out, for example-your music won’t be
interrupted.
1. Press the [
] button once.
2. Press the [
hold function.
] button once again to release the
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BROWSING FOR FILES USING “File Browser”
Search easily for files using the “File Browser” function.
1. Select <File Browser> on the main menu screen.
2. Select a desired folder to bring up the file list.
File Browser
3. Select a desired file.
ƒ The file will start playing.
Music
Playlists
Datacasts
Recorded Files
DELETING FILES WITH “File Browser”
Follow steps 1-2 above.
3. Select the file that you want to delete and press the
] button.
[
4. Select <Delete File> ĺ <Yes>.
Add to Playlist
Delete from Playlist
Delete File
ƒ The file will be deleted.
ƒ Once files are deleted, they cannot be recovered.
CAUTION
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES
Your MP3 player comes with settings and preferences that were set up at the
factory, but you can change these pre-set values to truly customize your player.
1. Select <Settings> on the main menu screen.
2. Select a desired item in the setting list.
Settings
3. Select a desired setting option.
4. Set the options you prefer.
Music
FM Radio
My Popcon
User Button(...)
[Setting list]
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
Music Settings
You can make detailed settings for music playback. DNSe
Music setting options
Play Mode
Play Speed
Skip Interval
ƒ DNSe: Select the right sound for each music genre. <Auto> will automatically
select the corresponding DNSe according to genre and other mood information
set by EmoDio. Select from <Auto>, <Normal>, <Studio>, <Rock>, <R&B>,
<Dance>, <Concert Hall> and <myDNSe>. You can set <EQ> and <3D &
BASS> when you have selected <myDNSe>. See page 22.
ƒ Play Mode: Select playback mode such as repeat settings. Select from
<Normal>, <Repeat>, <Repeat One>, and <Shuffle>.
ƒ Play Speed: Speed up or slow down your favorite music by adjusting the play
speed. Select from <Fast3>, <Fast2>, <Fast1>, <Normal>, <Slow1>, <Slow2>
and <Slow3>.
ƒ Skip Interval: You can fast forward through a file at various intervals. Skip a
whole track or skip several seconds at a time. Select from <1 Song>, <5sec>,
<10sec>, <30sec> and <1min>.
ƒ Tag : You can select to display the track information for a music file containing
ID3 Tag. Select either <Off> or <On>.
ƒ The skip interval may differ from the actual interval, depending on the file.
NOTE
ƒ The play speed will return to <Normal> each time <DNSe> is changed.
ƒ What is ID3 Tag?
This is what is attached to an MP3 to carry information relevant to the file,
such as the title, artist, album, year, genre and a comment field.
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
To set the myDNSe option
1. Select <myDNSe> in the DNSe option and
press the [Right] button.
2. Set the myDNSe options you prefer.
R&B
Dance
Concert Hall
myDNSe
3. Press the [Select] button and select <Yes>.
ƒ The setting is completed.
EQ
3D & BASS
myDNSe options
ƒ EQ: You can adjust individual frequencies to adjust the sound to your
preference. The frequencies that can be adjusted are <60Hz>, <150Hz>,
<400Hz>, <1KHz>, <3.5KHz>, <8KHz>, <14KHz> and the selected frequency’s
level can be set from <–10 ~ +10>.
ƒ 3D & BASS: Sets 3D sound effect and bass enhancement. You can select from
from 0 to 4 for the <3D> and <Bass>.
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
FM Radio Settings
You can set FM radio frequencies automatically
and also select the FM Radio mode, receiving
area and reception.
FM Radio setting options
Mode
Auto Preset
FM Region
FM Reception
ƒ Mode: You can switch to Manual or Preset mode. Select either <Manual> or
<Preset>. If no preset frequencies are set, the player will not switch to Preset
mode.
ƒ Auto Preset: Automatically scans for available frequencies. See page 24.
ƒ FM Region: You can change an FM region in preparation for overseas travel.
Select from <Worldwide>, <USA>, <Korea> and <Japan>.
ƒ FM Reception: To receive more or fewer FM radio frequencies, adjust the <FM
Reception>. Select either <Low>, <Middle>, and <High>. If you select <High>,
the more frequencies can be received.
ƒ Frequency range by region
NOTE
Worldwide
USA
Korea
Japan
Search for FM frequencies in 50 kHz
increments between 87.50 MHz~108.00 MHz.
Search for FM frequencies in 100 kHz
increments between 87.5 MHz~108.0 MHz.
Search for FM frequencies in 100 kHz
increments between 76.0 MHz~108.0 MHz.
ƒ Your previously stored radio frequencies will be deleted when you change
the <FM Region> on your player.
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
To set Auto Preset
You can preset up to 30 stations in your MP3 player’s memory and
return to them with the press of just one button.
Automatic – automatically stores all the stations the player receives
1. Select <Auto Preset> in the FM Radio setting
option.
2. Select <Yes>.
ƒ When you have completed your settings, press
the [Left, Right] button to select a desired preset
frequency in Preset mode.
Mode
Auto Preset
FM Region
FM Reception
To cancel Auto Preset
If you want to cancel the auto preset, press any button in the process.
ƒ The auto preset setting is canceled, and only frequencies set up to that point
are stored.
NOTE
ƒ Always connect your earphones to the player when searching or setting
frequencies and listening to FM Radio.
The earphones serve as antennas to receive FM Radio.
ƒ In poor reception areas, the player may not be able to find an available FM
frequency.
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
My Popcon Settings
You can select or create your own character.
1. Select <My Popcon> in the Setting list.
2. Select a desired Popcon character.
Music
FM Radio
My Popcon
User Button(...)
ƒ Select from 10 preset characters.
ƒ If you select <
>, you can create and save 1
character of your own.
] button : Moves to the canvas, drawing
ƒ [
tools, <Clear> or <Save>.
Clear Save
ƒ [Select] button : You can use the drawing
tools(brush, eraser) to start or end your drawing.
Press the [Select] button on the canvas and start
drawing using the [Up, Down, Left, Right] button.
Press the [Select] button again to move the cursor
alone.
ƒ <Clear> : Clears out all of the drawing on the
canvas.
ƒ <Save> : Saves your drawing.
3. Set <Popcon Name>.
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ƒ You can set your own character name.
ƒ [Left, Right] button: Moves the cursor.
ƒ [Up, Down] button: Selects a desired letter.
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
Sound Settings
You can set the beep sound and volume limit.
Sound Setting Options
Beep Sound : On
Volume Limit : Off
ƒ Beep Sound: Sets the beep sound for button
operations to on or off. Select from <Off> and <On>.
ƒ Volume Limit: You can avoid hearing damage by setting the volume limit when
using the earphones. <On> will limit the maximum volume level to 15.
The maximum volume level when the volume limit is set to <Off> is 30. If you
have selected over 15, the volume will default back to 15 when you turn the
player off to decrease the risk of hearing damage when you turn the player back
on.
Display Settings
Change the display off time and the screen saver.
Display Off Time
Screen Saver
Display Setting Options
ƒ Display Off Time: If no button is pressed within
the set time, the screen display will automatically be turned off. Select either
<15sec>, <30sec>, <1min>, <3min>, <5min> or <Always On>. Press any button
to turn the display back on.
ƒ Screen Saver: After the display is turned off, the player will display the screen
saver image at 15 seconds’ interval when none of the buttons have been
pressed within the wait time. Select the screen saver image from <Random>,
the current time or the three preset images and select the wait time from <Off>,
<15sec>, <30sec>, <1min>, <3min>, <5min> and <Off>.
ƒ The screen saver will be deactivated while in FM radio or record mode.
NOTE
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
Language Settings
The menus on your new MP3 player can be set to
appear in any one of the available languages. You
can change your preference language easily.
Menu
ID3 Tag
Language setting options
ƒ Menu: Set the menu language. Select <English>, <한국어>, <Français>,
<Deutsch>, <Italiano>, <日本語>, < ㅔԧЁ᭛>, < 㐕储Ё᭛>, <Español>,
<Ɋɭɫɫɤɢɣ>, <Magyar>, <Nederlands>, <Polski>, <Português>, <Svenska>,
<ѳъѕ>, <ýeština>, <ƧnjnjLjǎNJNjƽ>, <Türkçe>, <Norsk>, <Dansk>, <Suomi>,
<Español (Sudamérica)>, <Português (Brasil)>, <Indonesia>, <TiӃng ViӋt>,
<ȉȢȓȋȈȘșȒȐ>, <Română>, <ɍɤɪɚʀɧɫɶɤɚ>, <Slovenšþina> or <Slovenský>.
ƒ ID3 Tag: Set the language in which the track information will appear.
Select from <English>, <Korean>, <French>, <German>, <Italian>,
<Japanese>, <Simplified Chinese>, <Traditional Chinese>, <Spanish>,
<Russian>, <Hungarian>,<Dutch>, <Polish>, <Portuguese>, <Swedish>,
<Thai>, <Finnish>, <Danish>, <Norwegian>, <Afrikaans>, <Basque>,
<Catalan>, <Czech>, <Estonian>, <Greek>, <Hrvatski>, <Icelandic>,
<Romanian>, <Slovak>, <Slovene>, <Turkish> or <Vietnamese>.
ƒ Samsung may change or add languages in the future.
NOTE
ƒ What is ID3 Tag?
This is what is attached to an MP3 to carry information relevant to the file,
such as the title, artist, album, year, genre and a comment field.
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
Date&Time Settings
Set the current date and time.
Date
Time
Date&Time setting options
ƒ Date: You can set the current date. Set the Year, Month, and Date.
ƒ Time: You can set the current time. Set the Hour and Min.
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CHANGING THE SETTINGS AND PREFERENCES (Continued)
System Settings
Choose the sleep timer, auto power off and default Sleep
setting that’s right for you.
Auto Power Off
System setting options
Default Set
Format
ƒ Sleep: Turns off power automatically after the preset time. Select either <Off>,
<15 min>, <30 min>, <60 min>, <90 min> or <120 min>.
ƒ Auto Power Off: Automatically turns power off when the unit is in Pause mode
and there is no button operation within the preset time. Select either <15sec>,
<30sec>, <1min>, <3min>, <5min> or <Always On>.
ƒ Default Set: Returns all settings to the default value. Select either <Yes> or
<No>.
ƒ Format : Formats the internal memory. Select either <Yes> or <No>. Check
before formatting it.
ƒ About: Checks the firmware version and memory capacity.
<Firmware Version> - Displays the current firmware version.
<Memory> - <Used> indicates the usage, <Remaining> indicates the remaining
capacity and <Total> indicates the total memory capacity.
ƒ Demo mode: If you set it to <On>, the player repeats playing music files in the
music folder.
NOTE
ƒ Regarding the Built-In Memory
1GB=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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EmoDio
EmoDio is a software application provided for this MP3 player for
various content-related services as well as device support.
ƒ Before you start - Follow the quick start guide to install EmoDio.
Connect the player to your PC.
<EmoDio> will automatically start when the player is connected to your PC.
If the program does not start automatically, double click the <EmoDio> icon
the desktop.
PC REQUIREMENTS
Your PC system must meet the following minimum specifications in order to
install and run EmoDio:
• Pentium 500MHz or higher
• CD Rom Drive (2X or higher)
• USB Port 2.0
• Windows Media Player 10.0 or
higher
• Windows XP Service Pack 2 or
higher
• Resolution 1024 X 768 or higher
• DirectX 9.0 or higher
• Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
• 300MB of free hard disc space
• 512 MB RAM or higher
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USING EMODIO
EmoDio is the easy-to-use software application that helps you organize your
files on your PC. With your files already sorted and organized in EmoDio, you
can quickly transfer them to your MP3 player without searching your entire hard
drive for the right file.
“EmoDio” file transfer is the easiest way to get files from your PC to your
MP3 player.
With “EmoDio”, you can create your own collection, or album, of audio
files.
You can transfer blog information and music files registered on RSS to the
player for your entertainment.
It’s an online community service for EmoDio.com users. It provides simple
and easy upload / download of content produced by using EmoDio and
ways to share your stories with other users in the community.
NOTE
ƒ For further information on <EmoDio>, click <MENU> ĺ <Help> ĺ <Help> on the
top of the <EmoDio> program.
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USING EMODIO (Continued)
CAUTION
ƒ Do not disconnect the USB plug during file transfer. Disconnecting during transfer
may damage the player or your PC.
ƒ To avoid an unstable connection, connect the player to the computer directly rather
than through a USB hub.
ƒ All functions on the player are disabled during the PC connection.
NOTE
ƒ Use FAT 32 for the file system when formatting the player on your PC.
In Windows Vista, click Restore device defaults and format it.
ƒ An audio book with DRM (Digital Rights Management) cannot be transferred and
played on the U5.
ƒ If you connect the USB plug to the PC and the player’s battery charge is low, the
player will be charged for several minutes before connecting to the PC.
ƒ Music recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote and
Gracenote CDDB® Music Recognition ServiceSM.
ƒ CDDB is a registered trademark of Gracenote. The Gracenote logo and logotype,
the Gracenote CDDB logo and logotype, and the “Powered by Gracenote CDDB”
logo are trademarks of Gracenote. Music Recognition Service and MRS are service
marks of Gracenote.
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listening to music
ƒ Before you start - Connect the earphones, then turn on the player, and check the
battery.
LISTENING BY CATEGORY
Music
Now Playing
Artists
Albums
Songs
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1. Select <Music> on the main menu screen.
2. Select a desired item in the music list.
3. Select a music file to play.
ƒ The music will start playing.
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LISTENING BY CATEGORY (Continued)
Music List
File information including the artist name, album name, music title and genre will be
displayed according to the ID3 Tag information on the appropriate music file. A file without
an ID3 Tag is displayed as [Unknown].
ƒ Now Playing : Plays a recently played file or moves to the playback screen of the current
file.
ƒ Artists : To play by artist.
ƒ Albums : To play by album.
ƒ Songs : To play in numeric or alphabetical order.
ƒ Genres : To play by genre.
ƒ Playlists : To play by Playlist.
ƒ Recorded Files : Shows all recorded files.
ƒ Music Browser : Shows all the music files stored in the Music Folder.
NOTE
ƒ What is an ID3 Tag?
This is what is attached to an MP3 to carry information relevant to the file such as
the title, artist, album, year, genre and a comment field.
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MUSIC PLAYBACK DISPLAY
1
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2
3
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Play Mode Indicator
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Current track playing /
Total number of tracks Indicator
2
DNSe/Play Speed Indicator
7
Play/Pause/Search Indicator
3
Battery Status
8
Popcon Character / Album Cover
Image
4
Music Title
9
Play Status Bar
5
Current Play Time
ƒ The screen pictures are for illustration purposes only. The actual screen may differ.
NOTE
ƒ If there is no album cover image in ID3 tag, the character image selected in <My
Popcon> will appear.
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BUTTONS FOR PLAYBACK CONTROL
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[Left] button
[Select]
button
Press once 3 seconds after the current file started playing to play
the beginning of the current file.
Press twice 3 seconds after the current file started playing to play
the previous file.
Press and hold to move backwards in the current file.
Press to pause during playback.
Press to resume playing.
[Right] button
Press to play the next file.
Press and hold to move forwards in the current file.
[Up] button
[Down] button
Press to increase/ reduce the volume.
NOTE
ƒ When playing VBR files, the [Left] button function shown above may not operate
properly.
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CREATING A PLAYLIST ON YOUR MP3 PLAYER
If you’ve already downloaded files to your MP3 player, you can create a
“Favorites” playlist without EmoDio or your PC.
To add a file to the Playlist
1. Select <Music> on the main menu screen.
2. Select <Music Browser>.
3. Select a file to add to the playlist and press the
[
] button.
4. Select <Add to Playlist>.
5. Select a playlist to add the selected file.
Genres
Playlists
Recorded Files
Music Browser
Add to Playlist
Delete from Playlist
Delete File
ƒ The selected file will be added to the playlist.
NOTE
ƒ You can add up to 100 music files to each playlist.
ƒ For information on how to create a playlist in
<EmoDio> and transfer it to the player, refer to
<My Album> in the Help section of the <EmoDio>
software.
Playlist 1
Playlist 2
Playlist 3
Playlist 4
To play a file in the Playlist
1. Select <Music> on the main menu screen.
2. Select <Playlists>.
3. Select a desired playlist.
4. Select a music file to play.
ƒ The music file will start playing.
Genres
Playlists
Recorded Files
Music Browser
Playlist 1
Playlist 2
Playlist 3
Playlist 4
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CREATING A PLAYLIST ON YOUR MP3 PLAYER (Continued)
To delete a file from a playlist
1. Select <Music> on the main menu screen.
2. Select <Playlists>.
3. Select a desired playlist.
4. Select a music file to delete and press the
[
] button.
5. Select <Delete from Playlist> <Yes>.
ƒ The selected file is deleted from the playlist.
Genres
Playlists
Recorded Files
Music Browser
Playlist 1
Playlist 2
Playlist 3
Playlist 4
Add to Playlist
Delete from Playlist
Delete All from Pla...
To delete all files from a Playlist
Follow steps 1-3 above.
4. Press the [
] button.
5. Select <Delete All from Playlist> <Yes>.
ƒ All files are deleted from the playlist.
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Add to Playlist
Delete from Playlist
Delete All from Pla...
USER BUTTON CUSTOM FUNCTION
You can set the [
] button to control one of four modes listed below.
After setting, you can access the mode directly with the [
] button.
To set the User Button Mode
Use the [
] button during playback to change the mode.
1. Select <Settings> on the main menu screen.
2. Select <User Button>.
3. Select a desired user button mode.
] button on the
ƒ After setting, press the [
music play screen. The user button function guide
in each mode will appear for a short time.
Music
FM Radio
My Popcon
User Button(...)
Study Mode
DNSe
Play Speed
Play Mode
User Button Mode Options
ƒ Study Mode: Sets as the Study mode.
ƒ DNSe: Allows you to select an appropriate sound effect for music.
ƒ Play Speed: Adjusts the playback speed between fast and slow.
ƒ Play Mode: Selects the repeat playback mode.
ƒ The default (factory) setting of user button mode is set to <DNSe>.
NOTE
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USER BUTTON CUSTOM FUNCTION (Continued)
To use the Study Mode
The Study mode is used for language learning where you will frequently
use such functions as section repetition and play speed.
1. Set <User Button> to <Study Mode>.
] button on the music play
2. Press the [
screen to enter the Study mode.
Study Mode
DNSe
Play Speed
Play Mode
To set Section Repeat
This function enables you to listen to specific parts of a track repeatedly.
1. Press the [
] button at the beginning of
the section you want to repeat.
ƒ The starting point is set and <
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2. Press the [
] button again to set the
ending of the section you want to repeat.
ƒ <
> will appear and the specified section starts to play repeatedly.
To cancel Section Repeat
Press the [
] button again during Section Repeat.
ƒ Section Repeat will be canceled.
NOTE
ƒ Section Repeat will not be set in the following circumstances.
- The starting point of the section repeat is set but the ending point is not
set until after the current track ends.
- The end point is set for less than 3 seconds of playback after the start
point.
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USER BUTTON CUSTOM FUNCTION (Continued)
To use the Study Mode (continued)
To set the Play Speed
Speed up or slow down your favorite music by adjusting the play speed.
Use the [Up, Down] button to select a desired
speed.
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,
and
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To use the Skip Interval
Use the [Left, Right] button to move at 10 seconds’ interval while
listening to music.
Press the [Left, Right] button to move backward
or forward in the current file.
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ƒ The skip interval may differ from the actual interval, depending on the file.
NOTE
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USER BUTTON CUSTOM FUNCTION (Continued)
To set the Digital Natural Sound engine (DNSe)
Select the right sound for each music genre.
1. Set <User Button> to <DNSe>.
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] button on the music play
2. Press the [
screen to select a desired DNSe mode.
ƒ The DNSe mode changes in the following order
each time the button is pressed
(Studio) ĺ
(Rock) ĺ
(R&B) ĺ
(Dance) ĺ
(Concert Hall) ĺ
(myDNSe) ĺ <Auto> ĺ
(Normal).
ƒ <Auto> will automatically select the corresponding DNSe according to genre
and other mood information set by EmoDio.
NOTE
ƒ What is DNSe?
Digital Natural Sound Engine (DNSe) is a sound effect function for MP3
players developed by Samsung. It provides various sound settings to
enhance the type of music you’re listening to.
To set the Play Speed
Adjusts the playback speed between fast and slow.
1. Set <User Button> to <Play Speed>.
] button on the music play
2. Press the [
screen to select a desired play speed.
ƒ The play speed changes in the following order
each time the button is pressed
(Slow1) ĺ
(Slow2) ĺ
(Slow3) ĺ
(Fast2) ĺ
(Fast1) ĺ
(Normal).
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USER BUTTON CUSTOM FUNCTION (Continued)
To set the Play Mode
Select the playback mode from the options below.
1. Set <User Button> to <Play Mode>.
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] button on the music play
2. Press the [
screen to select a desired play mode.
ƒ The play mode changes in the following order each
time the button is pressed
(Repeat) ĺ
(Repeat One) ĺ
(Shuffle) ĺ
(Normal)
Play Mode Options
ƒ
: Plays all files of the current music list in order one time.
ƒ
: Repeats playing all files of the current music list.
ƒ
: Repeats playing one file.
ƒ
: Repeats playing all files of the current music list at random.
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more than music
You’ll enjoy much more than music with your new MP3 player. Listen to
FM Radio, download Datacasts and make Voice recordings. Your MP3
player brings this and more right to the palm of your hand.
ƒ Before you start - Connect the earphones, then turn on the player, and check the
battery.
LISTENING TO FM RADIO
Select <FM Radio> on the main menu screen.
ƒ FM radio reception will start.
FM Radio
To use the mute function
1. Press the [Select] button while listening to FM Radio.
2. Press the [Select] button once again to resume listening.
NOTE
ƒ Always connect your earphones to the player when searching or setting frequencies
and listening to FM Radio.
The earphones serve as antennas to receive FM radio reception.
ƒ In poor reception areas, the player may not be able to find an available FM frequency.
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LISTENING TO FM RADIO (Continued)
FM Radio Display
4
1
5
2
1
Mute Indicator
2
Battery Status
6
3
3
4
Frequency Location
Indicator
Manual/Preset Mode
Indicator
5
Radio Mode Indicator
6
Current Frequency(MHz)
Indicator
ƒ The screen pictures are for illustration purposes only. The actual screen
may differ.
NOTE
To search for FM stations
Press and hold the [Left, Right] button and then
release in Manual mode.
ƒ The search will stop at the frequency nearest from
the point the button is released.
Searching
OR,
Press the [Left, Right] button to progress through the frequencies one
by one in Manual mode.
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LISTENING TO FM RADIO (Continued)
To switch to Preset Mode
Select this mode if you want to search through your saved FM presets
one preset at a time.
Press and hold the [Select] button in Manual
mode.
ƒ If no preset frequencies are set, the player will not switch to Preset mode.
NOTE
To switch to Manual Mode
Select this mode if you want to manually search through the FM band
one frequency at a time.
Press and hold the [Select] button in Preset
mode.
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LISTENING TO FM RADIO (Continued)
To store stations in the Preset memory
You can store up to 30 stations in your MP3 player’s memory and return
to them with the press of just one button.
Manual - choose only the stations you want to store
Select a frequency to preset in Manual mode and
press the [
] button.
ƒ The selected frequency will be added to the preset list.
Added
ƒ To scan for a preset frequency automatically, refer to page 24.
NOTE
To listen to preset stations
Press the [Left, Right] button in Preset mode.
ƒ You can listen to the stored radio frequency.
To delete a preset
You can delete frequencies while listening to FM Radio as follows.
Search for a preset frequency to delete in Preset
mode and press the [
] button.
ƒ The selected frequency will be deleted.
Deleted
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LISTENING TO FM RADIO (Continued)
To record FM Radio broadcasting
You can record an FM radio program at any time while listening to the
radio.
Select a frequency to record on the FM Radio
] button.
screen and press and hold the [
ƒ The player starts recording.
To stop recording
1. Press and hold the [
recording.
] button during the
ƒ A message appears asking you if you want to listen
to the file you just recorded.
Playback recorded
file?
2. Select <Yes> or <No>.
ƒ Selecting <Yes> will play the just recorded file.
ƒ Selecting <No> will not play the recorded file.
ƒ Press the [Select] button if you want to pause recording.
NOTE
ƒ The recorded file is saved in MP3 format.
ƒ The recorded file is stored in <File Browser> ĺ <Recorded Files> ĺ <FM
Radio>.
ƒ Each recording file can be as long as 4 hours.
ƒ You can store a maximum of 999 files by the date for FM radio recording.
ƒ The player can store a maximum of 15 hours worth of recorded files. (based on
128Kbps, 1GB)
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USING THE FITNESS MODE
You can check expected calorie(kcal) consumption(burn) during exercise
(Fitness mode), depending on the exercise activity, your weight and length of
exercise.
ƒ Before you start - First, you should set the clock for the current time. See page 28.
To set your weight
Set your weight before starting the Fitness mode.
1. Select <Fitness> on the main menu screen.
Fitness
2. Select <Body Info>.
3. Set your weight and the unit of measurement.
Body Info
To set your daily exercising target
Set your desired daily calorie(kcal) burn.
1. Select <Fitness> on the main menu screen.
2. Select <Daily Goal>.
Daily Goal
kcal
3. Set a desired calorie(kcal) burn.
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USING THE FITNESS MODE (Continued)
To use the audio guide
You can listen to an audio guide that will name the exercise activity
you’ve selected and the time that has elapsed during exercise. You will
hear an elapsed time message once every five minutes of exercise.
1. Select <Fitness> on the main menu screen.
2. Select <Audio Guide> <On>.
Daily Goal
Audio Guide
Body Info
Performa...
ƒ The audio guide will not be heard while listening to music or FM radio.
NOTE
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USING THE FITNESS MODE (Continued)
To start the Fitness mode
1. Select <Fitness> on the main menu screen.
Daily Goal
Audio Guid...
Body Info
Performa...
2. Select a desired exercise activity and press
the [Select] button.
ƒ Select from <Walk1> (Walk Slow),
<Walk2> (Walk Fast), <Run1> (Run Slow),
<Run2> (Run Fast), <Hiking>, <Cycle>, <Yoga>.
3. Set a desired exercising time.
ƒ You can select from <10min> to <600min> in 10
minute increments.
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4. Set a desired listening option.
5. Press the [Select] button.
Now Playing
ƒ The fitness mode gets started.
Listening Options
ƒ Now Playing: Plays a recently played file.
ƒ Playlist: Plays the files in a recently played playlist.
ƒ FM Radio: Tunes in to a recently listened FM frequency.
ƒ Shuffle Play: Plays the files in a recently played music list at random.
ƒ Press the [Select] button if you want to pause the fitness mode.
NOTE
ƒ Each time you press the [
calorie(kcal) burn.
] button, you can check the music title or
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USING THE FITNESS MODE (Continued)
To stop the Fitness mode
Press the [
] button.
2 kcal
To check your exercise record
You can check your exercise completion rate.
1. Select <Fitness> on the main menu screen.
2. Select <Performance>.
3. Select a date to check your record.
ƒ You can check the exercising time, calorie
consumption(burn) and completion rate.
ƒ Up to 30 exercising records can be saved.
NOTE
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2009/02/24
Duration: 0h 06m
Consumed: 5kcal
2% of Goal
USING DATACASTS
You can automatically receive updated information without having to visit your
frequently visited news, blog and UCC sites every time.
ƒ Before you start - Transfer a desired channel post to the player using <EmoDio>
Playing Datacasts
You can enjoy music files of the transferred datacasts by accessing
<Datacasts> on your player.
1. Select <Datacasts> on the main menu screen.
2. Select a desired channel title.
Datacasts
3. Select a desired file.
ƒ The selected file will start playing.
NOTE
ƒ Refer to the <Datacasts>ĺ <Using> of <EmoDio>
for detailed instructions.
Datacast 1
Datacast 2
Datacast 3
Datacast 4
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VOICE RECORDING
You can record your own voice, speeches, lectures, and other outside sounds
with your MP3 player.
To make a voice recording
1. Select <Voice REC> on the main menu screen.
2. Press the [Select] button.
Voice REC
ƒ The player starts recording.
NOTE
ƒ You can make a voice recording at any time by pressing and holding the
] button.
[
ƒ Press the [Select] button if you want to pause recording.
CAUTION
ƒ Do not put the microphone too close to or far away from your mouth as it
may cause a poor recording.
ƒ Voice recording does not perform properly when the battery is low.
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VOICE RECORDING (Continued)
To stop voice recording
1. Press and hold the [
the recording.
] button during
ƒ A message appears asking you if you want to listen
to the file you just recorded.
2. Select <Yes> or <No>.
ƒ Selecting <Yes> will play the just recorded file.
ƒ Selecting <No> will not play the recorded file.
ƒ The recorded file is saved in MP3 format.
NOTE
ƒ The recorded file is stored in <File Browser> ĺ <Recorded Files> ĺ
<Voice>.
ƒ Each recording file can be as long as 4 hours.
ƒ You can store a maximum of 999 files by the date for voice recording.
ƒ The player can store a maximum of 15 hours worth of recorded files.
(based on 128Kbps, 1GB)
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upgrading firmware
Future upgrades may be available for this player to enhance
performance and compatibility.
1. Connect the player to your PC.
ƒ <EmoDio> will automatically start when the player is connected to your PC.
ƒ If the program does not start automatically, double-click the <EmoDio> icon
desktop.
2. Click the <MENU> button on the
top of the <EmoDio> program.
3. Select <Portable Device> ĺ
<Update Firmware>.
ƒ If there is a firmware update
available, you can update the
firmware.
4. Click the <OK> button.
ƒ The update firmware software is transferred to the player.
5. After disconnecting the USB plug, the firmware will be upgraded.
NOTE
ƒ Check the battery charge status of the player. If the battery is not sufficiently
charged, the firmware will not be upgraded.
ƒ You need to have at least 50 MB of free space on the player for the upgrade.
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troubleshooting
If you have a problem with your new MP3 player, check for a solution in
this list. If the problem persists, contact Samsung Customer Service at
1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864).
PROBLEM
SOLUTION
Power will not turn on.
• Power will not turn on if the battery is
completely drained. Recharge the battery and
turn the power on again.
• Press the Reset hole.
Buttons do not work.
• Check if the Hold function is set to lock all
button operations.
• Ensure that you press the right button before
trying.
• Press the Reset hole.
The screen will not
turn on.
• The screen may not be visible under direct
sunlight.
• When <Display Off Time> is selected from
<Settings> ĺ <Display>, the screen display
can be turned off. Press any button and see if it
turns on.
Power is turning off.
• The power is automatically turned off when the
battery is completely drained. Recharge the battery.
• If <Auto Power Off> is selected from
<Settings> ĺ <System>, the Power will be
turned off when the player is in Pause mode
Turn on the Player.
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PROBLEM
SOLUTION
Battery life differs from
what is stated in the
manual.
• The battery life can vary depending on the
sound mode and display settings.
• Battery life may be shortened when the player
is left for extended periods in low or high
temperatures.
EmoDio Program
malfunction.
• Check if your PC meets the basic system
requirements.
Connection to your PC
is disabled.
• Check the USB plug if it’s correctly connected
and try again.
• Run Windows Update on your PC. Select Key
Updates and Service Packs, then update all.
Reboot your PC and reconnect.
The file transfer rate is
too slow.
• If you are running multiple programs including
<EmoDio> on your PC, the file transfer rate will
be slow. Exit unnecessary programs and try
transferring again.
Player isn’t playing.
• Check if the available file has been saved in
the memory.
• Check if the music file is damaged.
• Check if there is enough battery power.
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PROBLEM
File upload doesn’t
work.
SOLUTION
• Check if the USB plug is securely connected.
Reconnect if necessary.
• Check if the memory is full.
• Press the Reset hole.
Files or data are
missing.
• Check if the USB plug has been disconnected
during file or data transmission. If this is the
case, it may cause serious damage not only to
files/data but also to the product. Samsung is
not responsible for data loss.
Abnormal play time
display during play.
• Check if the file is in Variable Bit Rate (VBR)
format.
Abnormal display of file
name.
• Go to <Settings> ĺ <Language> ĺ <ID3
Tag> in the Main Menu screen and set an
appropriate language.
The product is hot.
• Heat may be generated during recharging. This
has no effect on the product life or functions.
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appendix
MENU TREE
Here’s a quick look at how the menus and functions are organized on your new
MP3 player.
Menu Select Screen
Music
FM Radio
Fitness
Datacasts
Voice REC
File
Browser
Settings
Music
FM Radio
My
Popcon
User
Button
Sound
Display
DNSe
Mode
Popcon
Character
Study
Mode
Beep
Sound
Display
Off Time
Menu
Date
Sleep
Play Mode
Auto
Preset
Popcon
Name
DNSe
Volume
Limit
Screen
Saver
ID3 Tag
Time
Auto Power
Off
Play
Speed
FM
Region
Play
Speed
Default set
Skip
Interval
FM
Reception
Play Mode
Format
Tag
Language Date&Time
System
About
Demo
Mode
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Model Name
YP-U5
Rating
DC 5.0V/ 500mA
Built-in Battery Power
160mAh / DC 3.7V
MPEG1 Layer3 (8kbps ~ 320kbps, 32kHz ~ 48kHz),
MPEG2 Layer3 (32kbps ~ 160kbps, 16kHz ~ 24kHz),
MPEG2.5 Layer3 (32kbps ~ 160kbps, 8kHz ~ 12kHz),
WMA(48kbps ~ 320kbps, 8kHz ~ 48kHz),
ASF(Audio) (8kbps ~ 192kbps, 8 ~ 48kHz)
File Compatibility
Supported Number of
Folders/Files
Earphone Output
Output Frequency Range
Signal to Noise Ratio
Play Time
Temperature Range for
Operation
Case
Weight
Dimensions (WxHxD)
FM Radio
FM Frequency
FM Signal to
Noise Ratio
File: Max. 3000 (Including folder)
18mW/Ch. (based on 16ȍ)
40Hz~20kHz
88dB with 20kHz LPF(based on 1kHz 0dB)
Music : Max. 20 hours (MP3 128kbps, Volume: 15,
Normal Sound Mode , LCD Off)
23~95°F (-5~35°C)
Plastics
0.81 oz
0.98˝ X 3.46˝ X 0.46˝
87.5~108.0MHz
50 dB
FM T.H.D
FM Useable
Sensitiivity
1%
32dB—
The contents of this Manual are subject to change without prior notice for further
improvement.
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LICENSE
The product unit accompanying this user manual is licensed under certain
intellectual property rights of certain third parties. In particular, this product is
licensed under the following US patents : 5,991,715, 5,740,317, 4,972,484,
5,214,678, 5,323,396, 5,539,829, 5,606,618, 5,530,655, 5,777,992, 6,289,308,
5,610,985, 5,481,643, 5,544,247, 5,960,037, 6,023,490, 5,878,080, and under
US Published Patent Application
No. 2001-44713-A1.
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 unit other than this product unit and the license does not
extend to any unli-censed product unit or process conforming to ISO/IEC 111723 or ISO/IEC 13818-3 used or sold in combination with this product unit. The
license only covers the use of this product unit 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 func-tions that do not conform
to the ISO/IEC 11172-3 or ISO/IEC 13818-3.
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WARRANTY
Samsung warrants this product as free of defects in material, design and
workmanship for a period of twelve (12) months from the original date of
purchase.
If during the period of warranty this product proves defective under normal use
and service, you should return the product to the retailer from whom it was
originally purchased.
The liability of Samsung and its appointed maintenance company is limited to
the cost of repair and/or replacement of the unit under warranty.
Return of the product for defective reasons should be to the original purchaser;
however, Samsung Authorized Dealers and Authorized Service Centers will
comply with the warranty on the terms issued to purchasers in the country
concerned. For further information relating to the Authorized Service Centers
contact; 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864).
www.samsung.com/us
WARANTY CONDITIONS:
1. The warranty is only valid when the warranty card is properly completed,
and upon presentation of the proof of purchase consisting of original invoice
or sales slip confirmation, indicating the date of purchase, dealer’s name,
model, serial No. and product number.
Samsung reserves the right to refuse warranty service if this information
has been removed or changed after the original purchase of the product
from the dealer.
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WARRANTY (Continued)
2. Samsung’s obligations are to the repair of the defective part, and at its
discretion, replacement of the product (service exchange unit).
3. Warranty repairs must be carried out by an Authorized Samsung Dealer/
Service Center. No reimbursement will be made for repairs carried out by non
Samsung Centers, and warranty coverage will not be valid for any repairs or
damage caused by such repairs.
4. Repair or replacement under the terms of this warranty does not give right
to extension to or a new starting of the period of warranty. Repair or direct
replacement under the terms of this warranty may be fulfilled with functionally
equivalent service exchange units.
5. The warranty is not applicable in cases other than defects in material, design
and workmanship.
ƒ The warranty does not cover the following:
- Periodic checks, maintenance, repair and replacement of parts due to
normal wear and tear.
- Abuse or misuse, including but not solely limited to the failure to use
this product for its normal purposed or in accordance with Samsung’s
instructions usage and maintenance.
- Use of the product in conjunction with accessories not approved by
Samsung for use with this product.
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WARRANTY (Continued)
- Failure of the product arising from incorrect installation or use not
consistent with technical or safety standardsin current force, or failure to
comply with productmanual instructions.
- Accidents, Acts of God or any cause beyond the control of Samsung
caused by lightning, water, fire, public disturbances and improper
ventilation.
- Unauthorized modifications carried out for the product to comply with
local or national technical standards in countries for which the Samsung
product was not originally designed.
- Repairs performed by non-authorized service centers such as opening of
the product by a non-authorized person.
- The model, serial No. and product number on the product has been
altered, deleted, removed or made illegible.
6. This warranty does not affect the consumer’s statutory rights nor the
consumers rights against the dealer from their purchase/sales agreement.
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WARRANTY (Continued)
THERE ARE NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED
AND DESCRIBED ABOVE, AND NO WARRANTIES WHETHER EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
SHALL APPLY AFTER THE EXPRESS WARRANTY PERIODS STATED
ABOVE, AND NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY OR GUARANTY GIVEN
BY ANY PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION WITH RESPECT TO THIS
PRODUCT SHALL BE BINDING ON SAMSUNG, SAMSUNG SHALL NOT
BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS,FAILURE TO REALIZE
SAVINGS OR OTHER BENEFITS, OR ANY OTHER SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE USE, MISUSE OR
INABILITY TO USE THIS PRODUCT, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL
THEORY ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, AND EVEN IF SAMSUNG HAS
BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
NOR SHALL RECOVERY OF ANY KIND AGAINST SAMSUNG BE GREATER
IN AMOUNT THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT SOLD BY
SAMSUNG AND CAUSING THE ALLEGED DAMAGE.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING,
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WARRANTY (Continued)
PURCHASER ASSUMES ALL RISK AND LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE
OR INJURY TO PURCHASER AND PURCHASER’S PROPERTY AND TO
OTHERS AND THEIR PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF THE USE, MISUSE OR
INABILITY TO USE THIS PRODUCT SOLD BY SAMSUNG NOT CAUSED
DIRECTLY BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF SAMSUNG.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY SHALL NOT EXTEND TO ANYONE OTHER THAN
THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THIS PRODUCT, IS NONTRANSFERABLE
AND STATES YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or
the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitations or exclusions 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.
This product is for personal use only, and is only for use in compliance with the
limitations of copyright and other laws.
To obtain warranty service, please contact SAMSUNG at: Samsung Electronics
America, Inc. 400 Valley Road, Suite 201 Mount Arlington, NJ 07856
1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864)
www.samsung.com/us 081299
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QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
COUNTRY
CALL
IN THE US
800-SAMSUNG
(800-726-7864)
OR VISIT US ONLINE AT
WRITE
Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
www.samsung.com/us 105 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660-0511
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