COBY electronic MP815 User's Manual

COBY electronic MP815 User's Manual
MP815
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2.8” Widescreen Video MP3 Player
Instruction Manual...........................................Page 2
Please read carefully before use
Table of Contents
Package Contents.........................................................4
Features............................................................................5
English
Getting Started.............................................................6
Controls at a Glance . ..........................................................................6
Disabling the Controls (Hold)...........................................................8
Charging the Battery...........................................................................8
Charging with a Computer.....................................................9
Turning the Player On/Off..................................................................9
Resetting the Player.............................................................................9
Using the Controls to Navigate.................................................... 10
Main Menu......................................................................11
Main Menu Controls..........................................................................11
Music Browser Controls................................................................... 12
Now Playing Controls (Music Playback).................................... 13
Quick Option Menu................................................................ 14
Photo Mode...................................................................17
Photo Browser Controls....................................................................17
Photo Viewer Controls..................................................................... 18
Quick Option Menu................................................................ 18
Video Mode.................................................................... 20
Video Browser Controls................................................................... 20
Video Playback Controls................................................................. 20
Quick Option Menu................................................................ 21
Radio Mode................................................................... 22
Radio Tuning Controls...................................................................... 22
Quick Option Menu................................................................ 23
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Text Mode...................................................................... 25
Text Browser Controls...................................................................... 25
Text Reader Controls........................................................................ 26
Quick Option Menu................................................................ 26
Explorer Mode............................................................ 28
Explorer Controls............................................................................... 28
Setup Mode.................................................................... 29
Transferring Files to the Player...........................32
Connecting to a Computer............................................................ 32
Transferring Files................................................................................ 32
Microsoft Windows................................................................ 34
Macintosh OS X........................................................................ 34
Disconnecting from a Computer................................................. 35
Microsoft Windows................................................................ 35
Macintosh OS X........................................................................ 36
Video Conversion........................................................37
Firmware Upgrades................................................... 38
Troubleshooting....................................................... 39
Specifications.............................................................. 42
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Table of Contents
Package Contents
Please make sure that the items shown below are included
in the package. Should an item be missing, please contact
the local retailer from which you purchased this product.
English
1.
COBY MP3 Player
2.
USB Cable
3.
Instruction Manual & Documentation
4.
Professional Stereo Earphones
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Features
Integrated flash memory
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2.8” TFT LCD full-color display
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Plays music, video, photos and text
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Plays Digital Music from most online stores and
subscription services*
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ID3 and LRC support for song and synchronized lyric
information display
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Integrated FM radio
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USB 2.0 Hi-speed for fast file transfers
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* Music Service must support Windows Media DRM (WMDRM). WMDRM10 requires Windows XP and Windows Media Player 10 or newer.
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Getting Started
Controls at a Glance
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Getting Started
1.
LCD Display
2.
Control Buttons
<UP>
<DOWN>
<LEFT>
<RIGHT>
3.
Enter Button
<ENTER>
4.
Menu Button
<MENU>
5.
Option Button
<OPTION>
Bottom View
6.
USB/Charge Port
7.
3.5mm Headphone Jack
Side View
8.
Power / Hold Switch
Slide and hold the switch down
for Power.
Slide the switch up for Hold.
<POWER>
Rear View
9.
Reset Button
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<RESET>
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Front View
Getting Started
Disabling the Controls (Hold)
English
When the <POWER> switch is set to the “Hold” position,
your player’s controls are disabled.
1.
To disable the controls, slide the <POWER> switch up
until it clicks into the “Hold” position.
2.
To enable the controls, slide the <POWER> switch
down to release it from the “Hold” position.
You may want to disable the controls to avoid
turning on the player or activating the controls
accidentally when it is in your pocket or bag.
A lock icon will appear on the screen when the controls are disabled. Re-enable the controls to continue.
Charging the Battery
Your player has an integrated rechargeable battery. Upon
initial use, the battery should be charged fully to ensure
optimal performance and battery life.
If the player has not been used in a while, the battery may
need to be recharged overnight (about 8 hours).
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The battery used in this device may present a fire
or chemical burn if mistreated. Do not disassemble, incinerate, or heat the battery. Do not leave
the battery in a place subject to direct sunlight, or
in a car with its windows closed.
Do not connect the player to a power source other
than that which is indicated here or on the label as
this may result in the risk of fire or electric shock.
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Getting Started
Your player can be charged through a USB computer connection. Use the supplied USB cable to connect the player
to a high-power USB port of a computer. The computer
must be powered on and not in sleep mode.
When the player is connected and charging, a USB
symbol will be displayed on the player’s screen.
Turning the Player On/Off
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To turn the player on, slide the <POWER> switch
down and hold it until the screen turns on.
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To turn the player off, slide the <POWER> switch
down and hold it until the screen turns off.
Resetting the Player
Reset the player if it should freeze and not respond or
otherwise malfunction.
1.
Disconnect your player if it is connected to a
computer.
2.
Use a paper clip to gently press the <RESET> button
located on the rear of the player.
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Charging with a Computer
Getting Started
Using the Controls to Navigate
English
To navigate through the different menu options and files
on your player:
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Press the Arrow keys to move the selection in the
direction of the arrow.
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<UP>
Move the selection up.
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<DOWN> Move the selection down.
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<RIGHT> Move the selection right.
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<LEFT>
Move the selection left.
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Press <ENTER> to confirm a selection.
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Press <LEFT> to return to the previous screen.
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Main Menu
Music:
Browse and play music.
Photo: Browse and view pictures.
Video: Browse and play movies.
Radio: Listen to FM radio broadcasts.
Text: Browse and read text files.
Explorer: Browse all files.
Setup: Adjust the player’s options.
English
When you turn on the player, you will see the Main menu.
The Main menu gives you access to the different function
modes of your player. These modes are:
Main Menu Controls
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To browse through the different modes, press <UP>
or <DOWN>.
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To select a mode, press <ENTER>.
To return to the main menu at any time, press and
hold <MENU>.
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Music Mode
Browse for and play your music files
English
If you have loaded new music files onto the player, the
music library will need to be updated when you enter
Music mode. This process may take several minutes.
You will not be able to access the Music Browser
screen until you refresh the music library.
For more information about how to get music onto your player, please refer to the section
“Transferring Files to the Player”.
Music Browser Controls
When you choose MUSIC mode from the Main menu, you will
see the Music Browser screen. You can choose to browse your
music by category or all at once, or you may choose “Folder
Explorer” to view the music files and folders on the player.
Function
Key Action
To browse through the list
Press <UP> or <DOWN>
To select an item
Press <ENTER>
To add a song to the Favorite list
Press <OPTION>
To return to the previous screen
Press <MENU>
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If your music files contain ID3 song information tags,
you will be able to view your tracks by Artist, Album,
or Genre. To view all files (including those without ID3
tags), select “All Music” or “Folder Explorer”.
If music is already playing, you will have the additional option to return to the “Now Playing” screen.
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Music Mode
To start playing music, browse for a song and then press
<ENTER> to start playback.
When a song is playing, the Now Playing screen appears
(see below).
Time
Lock Icon
Battery Level
Repeat Mode
Equalizer
Current Track /
File Name
Total Tracks
Artist
Album
Elapsed Time
Progress Bar
Total Time
The following functions may be performed from the Now
Playing screen:
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Now Playing Controls (Music Playback)
Music Mode
Function
Key Action
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To play the next track
Press <RIGHT>
To play the previous track
Press <LEFT>
To forward-scan quickly through the
current track
Hold <RIGHT>
To reverse-scan quickly through the
current track
Hold <LEFT>
To pause/resume playback
Press <ENTER>
To access the Quick Option menu (see
Press <OPTION>
below for details)
To adjust the volume level
Press <UP> or <DOWN>
To return to the Music Browser
screen
Press <LEFT>
Quick Option Menu
To access the quick option menu, press <OPTION> on the
Now Playing screen.
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To browse through the settings, press <UP> or
<DOWN>
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To select a setting, press <ENTER>
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To return to the previous screen, press <LEFT>
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Music Mode
Repeat Mode
Item
Description
Normal
Play all tracks once.
Repeat 1
Play the current track once.
Repeat All
Play all tracks repeatedly.
Random
Play tracks in random order (shuffle).
Intro
Play the first 10 seconds of all tracks.
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Adjust the Repeat settings to change the repeat options.
Add to Favorite
You can make a play list of your favorite music by adding
songs to the Favorite list. To add a song to the Favorite list:
1.
Select “All Music” from the Music Browser screen.
2.
Use the Browser controls to select a song to add.
3.
Press <OPTION>. The screen will display “Add to
Favorite”.
4.
Press <ENTER> to finish adding the song to the My
Favorite List.
To play the Favorites list, select “Favorites” from the
Music Browser menu.
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Music Mode
Equalizer
Select a digital equalizer preset.
English
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The PlayFx has 3 options: 3D, Bass, and LEQ (Auto
Volume: consistent volume level respectively).
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User EQ Setup:
1.
Press <LEFT> or <RIGHT> to select a band to
adjust.
2.
Press <UP> to increase the selected band level;
Press <DOWN> to decrease the level.
3.
Press <ENTER> when you are finished to save.
Select the bands to the left to adjust low (bass) frequencies; select the bands in the middle to adjust
mid frequencies; select the bands to the right to
adjust high frequencies (treble).
Lyric
Turn music lyric display on or off.
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Lyric display requires a “.LRC” lyric file which may be
found on the internet or may be created with a Lyric
file editor. Lyric files can contain synchronized timing information as well as lyric information.
Lyric files must have the same name as its corresponding music file (e.g., “SongTitle1.lrc” and “SongTitle1.
mp3”) and must be placed in the same directory.
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Photo Mode
For more information about how to get photos onto your player, please refer to the section
“Transferring Files to the Player”.
Photo Browser Controls
When you choose PHOTO mode from the Main menu, you
will see the Photo Browser screen. Your photos will be
displayed as thumbnail images.
Use the Photo Browser to find all photo files loaded on
your player.
Function
Key Action
To browse through the photos &
folders
Press <UP>, <DOWN>,
<LEFT>, <RIGHT>
To select/view an item
Press <ENTER>
To return to the previous screen
> and then
Select <
press <ENTER>
You may also press <OPTION> to return to the previous screen.
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Browse for and view your photo files.
Photo Mode
Photo Viewer Controls
English
To view a photo, browse through the thumbnail photos
and then press <ENTER>.
The following functions may be performed from the Photo
Viewer screen.
Function
Key Action
To view the next photo
Press <RIGHT>
To view the previous photo
Press <LEFT>
To rotate the photo clockwise
Press <UP>
To rotate the photo counter-clockwise
Press <DOWN>
To access the Quick Option Menu
Press <OPTION>
To return to the Photo Browser screen
Press <MENU>
Quick Option Menu
To access the quick option menu, press <OPTION> on the
Photo Viewer screen.
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To browse through the settings, press <UP> or
<DOWN>
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To select a setting, press <ENTER>
Slide Show
Turn slideshow mode on or off.
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Photo Mode
Set the amount of time between pictures during slideshow mode (in seconds).
Brightness
Adjust the brightness of the screen.
Zoom In / Zoom Out
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Select Zoom In to increase the magnification level of
the photo.
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Use the control keys (left/right/up/down) to pan
around the magnified image.
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Press <MENU> to return to normal view.
Select Zoom Out to decrease the magnification level
of the photo.
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Press <MENU> to return to normal view.
The Zoom In/Out function works for JPEG photo
files, only.
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Show Time
Video Mode
Browse for and play your video files.
English
Your player supports AVI, RM, RMVB, WMV and
FLV video files. Please refer to the Specifications
section for details.
It may be necessary to use the included Coby Media Manager software to convert video for playback on the MP815.
For more information about how to get videos onto your player, please refer to the section
“Transferring Files to the Player”.
Video Browser Controls
When you choose VIDEO mode from the Main menu, you
will see the Video Browser screen.
Use the Video Browser to find all video files loaded on your
player.
Function
Key Action
To browse through the list of video files
& folders
Press <UP> or
<DOWN>
To select/play an item
Press <ENTER>
To return to the previous screen
Press <LEFT>
Video Playback Controls
When a video is playing, hold the player horizontally
(landscape). The orientation of the controls will change
accordingly.
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Video Mode
Function
English
Use the following controls during video playback; the
name of the controls are given as if you were holding the
player horizontally.
Key Action
To play the next video
Press <RIGHT>
To play the previous video
Press <LEFT>
To scan quickly through the current
video (forward or reverse)
Hold <RIGHT> or <LEFT>
To pause/resume playback
Press <ENTER>
To adjust the volume level
Press <UP> or <DOWN>
To view file information on screen
Press <OPTION> once
To access the Quick Option menu
Press <OPTION> twice
To return to the Video Browser screen
Press <MENU>
To return to the Main menu
Hold <MENU>
Quick Option Menu
To access the quick option menu, press <OPTION> twice
during video playback.
Full Screen / Normal
Press <LEFT> or <RIGHT> to toggle full screen view on/off.
Brightness
Press <LEFT> or <RIGHT> to toggle full screen view on/off.
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Radio Mode
Listen to FM radio broadcasts.
English
You must have a pair of headphones connected
to the headphone jack to receive FM broadcasts;
your player will utilize the headphone cord as an
antenna.
Radio Tuning Controls
When you choose RADIO from the Main menu, you will see
the Radio Tuning screen. You can search for stations, tune
to stations manually, or tune to preset stations.
You must have saved preset stations prior to using
preset tuning mode.
The following functions may be performed from the Radio
Tuning screen.
Function
Key Action
To tune to a higher station
Press <RIGHT>
To tune to a lower station
Press <LEFT>
To scan to the next highest station
(manual mode only)
Hold <RIGHT>
To scan to the next lowest station
(manual mode only)
Hold <LEFT>
To access the Quick Option Menu.
Press <OPTION>
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Radio Mode
To access the quick option menu, press <OPTION> on the
FM Listening screen.
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To browse through the settings, press <UP> or
<DOWN>.
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To select a setting, press <ENTER>.
Manual (or Preset) Mode
Set the FM Tuning mode to Manual or Preset.
Save channel
Save the current station to the Preset Station list.
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Select an “Empty” slot to save the station as a new
preset.
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Select an existing slot to overwrite the preset.
Delete channel
Delete station(s) from the Preset Station list.
1.
Press <UP> or <DOWN> to select a Preset Station
and press <ENTER> to delete. A warning screen will
appear.
2.
Select “YES” and press <ENTER> to confirm deletion.
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Quick Option Menu
Radio Mode
Auto Presetting
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Scan for all stations in broadcast reception range. The
player will automatically seek and save all frequencies with
a broadcast signal to the Preset Station list.
The auto scan feature will overwrite any previously stored Preset Stations.
Sensitivity
Set the sensitivity of Auto-Scan feature.
Force Mono
Set the stereo reception on or off.
Area
Set the FM frequency range (USA, Europe, Japan).
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Text Mode
For more information about how to get text
files onto your player, please refer to the section
“Transferring Files to the Player”.
Text Browser Controls
When you choose TEXT from the Main menu, you will see
the Text Browser Screen.
Use the Text Browser to find all text files loaded on your
player.
Function
Key Action
To browse through the list of text files
& folders
Press <UP> or
<DOWN>
To select/view an item
Press <ENTER>
To return to the previous screen
Press <LEFT>
To return to the Main menu
Hold <MENU>
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Read text files loaded on your player (TXT).
Text Mode
Text Reader Controls
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When reading a text file, hold the player horizontally
(landscape). The orientation of the controls will change
accordingly.
Use the following controls to read text; the name of
the controls are given as if you were holding the player
horizontally.
Function
Key Action
To read the next line
Press <DOWN>
To read the next page
Press <RIGHT>
To read the previous line
Press <UP>
To read the previous page
Press <LEFT>
To access the Quick Option Menu.
Press <OPTION>
To return to the Text Browser screen
Press <MENU>
To return to the Main menu
Hold <MENU>
Quick Option Menu
The Quick Option menu gives you easy access to your
player’s option settings.
Press <OPTION> to access the Quick Option menu.
Goto Page #
Skip to a page directly.
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Press <LEFT> or <RIGHT> to select a field to adjust.
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Press <UP> or <DOWN> to adjust the selected field.
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Press <ENTER> to confirm.
Bookmark
The options are: Save Bookmark, Load Bookmark, and
Delete Bookmark.
 Save Bookmark: Save the current location as a
bookmark.
 Load Bookmark: Open (go to) a saved bookmark.
 Delete Bookmark: Delete a saved bookmark.
—— Press <UP> or <DOWN> to select a number and
press <ENTER> to confirm.
Set Font Size
Set the font size of the text display.
Set Font Color
Set the text color of the display.
Auto Scroll
Set the auto page scroll on or off.
Auto Scroll Time
Press <UP> or <DOWN> to adjust the amount of time
between pages during Auto Scroll mode.
You can override the auto-scroll function by pressing <DOWN> or <UP> at any time.
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Text Mode
Explorer Mode
Enter Explorer mode to view and delete folders
and files loaded on your player.
English
To enter Explorer mode, select and confirm EXPLORER
from the Main Menu.
If a compatible file is selected and confirmed, the file will
be played in its corresponding mode.
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Music Mode: MP3, WMA, OGG
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Video Mode: AVI, WMV, FLV, RM, RMVB
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Photo Mode: JPG, BMP, GIF
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EBook Mode: TXT, LRC
Explorer Controls
When you choose EXPLORER mode from the Main menu,
you will see the File Explorer screen. You can find and
delete files or folders from the player.
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Press <UP> to move the selection up; press <DOWN>
to move the selection down.
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Press <ENTER> to confirm a selection.
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If a folder has been selected, the contents of the
folder will be displayed.
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If a compatible file has been selected, the file
will be played in its corresponding mode.
Press <LEFT> to cancel a screen and return to the
previous folder.
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Setup Mode
To enter Settings mode, select SETUP in the Main menu.
Function
Key Action
To browse through the options
Press <UP> or <DOWN>
To select an item
Press <ENTER>
To cancel and return to the previous
screen
Press <LEFT>
To return to the Main menu
Hold <MENU>
The following options are available. Some of these options
may be set from the Quick Option menus.
Item
Description
Display Setting
Backlight
Adjust the duration of time (in seconds) that
the backlight will remain on after a key press. A
setting of “Always On” will keep the backlight on
continuously.
Brightness
Adjust the brightness of the screen.
Timer
Sleep
Set a sleep timer to turn the player off automatically.
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Enter the Setup mode to set your player’s system
options.
Setup Mode
Item
English
Date/ Clock
Description
Set the internal date and time of the player.
• Press <LEFT> or <RIGHT> to select a field to
adjust.
• Press <UP> or <DOWN> to adjust the
selected field.
• Press <ENTER> to finish and save, or press
<OPTION> to cancel without saving.
Language
--
Set the language that the on-screen menus
appear in.
System
Auto Play
Set the Auto Play function on or off. If you set
the function on, the player will resume playback
automatically once you power it on.
USB Mode
Set the USB connection mode (MSC or MTP) when
connecting the player to a computer.
• MSC. This setting enables the widest compatibility with all systems, and allows the player
to be used as a removable storage device.
• MTP: The player will utilize an MTP connection
if it is available. The MTP connection mode enables advanced synchronization features with
Windows Media Player 10 (WMP10) or newer.
If an MTP connection is not available, the
player will revert to MSC.
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Item
Description
Load Default
Restore all of the player's settings to their factorydefault state.
Information
View Firmware & Memory Usage information.
• Press <LEFT> to exit.
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Setup Mode
Transferring Files to the Player
Connecting to a Computer
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Connect the Coby player to a computer with the USB 2.0
cable provided to:
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Transfer files to and from your player.
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Perform basic file management functions.
Upon connection:
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Your computer will automatically recognize the player
as an MTP Device (if possible). An icon representing
your player will appear under “Audio Devices” when
you open “My Computer”.
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It may take Windows several minutes to recognize
and set up the device the first time it is connected
depending on your hardware configuration. If you
need further assistance with transferring files, please
refer to your operating system’s instruction manual or
on-screen help.
Transferring Files
The USB 2.0 Hi-Speed connection makes it easy to transfer
music, video, photo, and text files (or any other data) quickly
between the player and your computer. Simply use the
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Transferring Files to the Player
If you need further assistance with transferring files, please
refer to your operating system’s instruction manual or onscreen help. If you are using media management software
such as Coby Media Manager, Windows Media Player, iTunes
or Winamp, please refer to their documentation for support.
Do not disconnect or otherwise interrupt the player during transmission—this could damage or
corrupt the player’s firmware or your files. If the
player is accidentally disconnected and is not
working properly, try resetting the player.
Content owners use Windows Media digital rights
management technology (WMDRM) to protect
their intellectual property, including copyrights.
This device uses WMDRM software to access WMDRM-protected content. If the WMDRM software
fails to protect the content, content owners may
ask Microsoft to revoke the software’s ability to
use WMDRM to play or copy protected content.
Revocation does not affect unprotected content.
When you download licenses for protected content, you agree that Microsoft may include a revocation list with the licenses. Content owners may
require you to upgrade WMDRM to access their
content. If you decline an upgrade, you will not be
able to access content that requires the upgrade.
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player as you would a floppy disk using basic operating
system commands.
Transferring Files to the Player
Microsoft Windows
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1.
Double-click the “My Computer” icon on your desktop
and then double-click the icon that represents your
Coby player (e.g., MP815) (MTP Multimedia Player).
2.
Your player contains two folders: Data and Media.
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Drag your media files to the Media folder (e.g.,
MP3, WMA files).
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Drag all other types of files to the Data folder
for storage. Data files are only visible from a
computer; these files will not be available from
within the player itself.
Macintosh OS X
1.
Open a finder window. Located the files you would
like to transfer from your computer. Select the files/
folders with the mouse and press APPLE-C (copy) on
the keyboard.
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2.
Click on the Removable Disk icon located on the left
side of the finder window. The computer will display
all files and folders currently stored in the player.
3.
Press APPLE-V (paste) on the keyboard to transfer the
files you selected in Step 1 to the player.
Disconnecting from a Computer
To avoid data loss or file/firmware corruption, disconnect
the player as instructed below or as by your specific operating system.
Microsoft Windows
1.
Double-click the green arrow in the taskbar located
on the lower-right side of
the computer screen (Safely Remove Hardware).
2.
Safely Remove
Hardware:
Select “USB Mass Storage Device” from the
list that appears and
then click on “Stop”.
Stop a Hardware
Device: Select “USB
Mass Storage Device”
from the list that
appears and then click
on “OK”.
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Transferring Files to the Player
Transferring Files to the Player
3.
When the “Safe to Remove Hardware” window
appears, click the OK button and disconnect the USB
cable from the player and your computer.
English
Macintosh OS X
1.
On the left side of the
Finder Window, identify
the appropriate Removable
Disk icon.
2.
Click on the “Eject” arrow on
the right of the Removable Disk icon.
3.
Disconnect the USB cable from the player and your
computer.
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Video Conversion
English
For movie and music synchronisation and conversion,
please use Coby Media Manager software loaded on your
player. The manual is included on your player also.
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Firmware Upgrades
English
From time to time, COBY may release firmware upgrades
to improve the performance of the Player or to add additional features. Please check the COBY website periodically
at www.cobyusa.com to see if new firmware has been
released for your player. If you are experiencing abnormal
behavior with your player, you may choose to restore
(format) your player before updating its firmware.
Do not interrupt the firmware upgrade process—
doing so could damage your player and render it
inoperable. See the documentation that is included with the firmware upgrade file for detailed instructions.
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If you have a problem with this device, please read the
troubleshooting guide below and check our website at
www.cobyusa.com for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
and firmware updates. If these resources do not resolve
the problem, please contact Technical Support.
Address
Coby Electronics Technical Support
56-65 Rust Street
Maspeth, NY 11378
Email
[email protected]
Web
www.cobyusa.com
Phone
800-727-3592: Mon–Fri, 8:00AM–11:00PM EST
Saturday, 9:00AM–5:30PM EST
718-416-3197: Mon–Fri, 8:00AM–5:30PM EST
For your safety, never attempt to repair the device
yourself. Attempting to do so will invalidate the
warranty. Internal components of the device carry
a risk of electric shock.
The player does not turn on.
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Ensure that the player is fully charged. Try charging
the player overnight (8 hours).
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Reset the player (use a paper clip to gently press the
Reset button on the rear of the player) and try again.
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The buttons do not work.
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Ensure that the Hold switch is disengaged.
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Reset the player (use a paper clip to gently press the
Reset button on the rear of the player) and try again.
I cannot transfer files to the player.
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Ensure that your computer is running a supported
operating system.
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If using a USB extension cable, ensure that it is securely attached to the player and the PC, or try using
another USB cable.
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If you have connected the player through a USB hub,
try connecting the player directly to your computer.
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Ensure that the player’s memory capacity is not full.
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Ensure that the Hold switch is disengaged.
There is no sound during playback.
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Check the volume level.
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Ensure that the headphones are attached securely to
the player.
The sound quality of the music is poor.
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Try playing the file on your computer. If the sound
quality is still poor, try downloading the file again or
re-encoding the file yourself.
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Ensure that the bit rate of the file is not too low. The
higher the bit rate of the file, the better it will sound.
The minimum recommended bitrate is 128kbps for
MP3s and 96kbps for WMAs.
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Try lowering the volume of the player.
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Ensure that the headphones are attached securely to
the player.
The player will not play my music file.
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Ensure that the file is in a compatible format.
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The file may be copy-protected and you no longer
have authorization to play this file. If you feel this is
in error, please contact the service from which you
downloaded the file.
The LCD characters are corrupted or something is
wrong with the display.
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Ensure that the correct menu language has been set.
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Reset the player (use a paper clip to gently press the
Reset button on the rear of the player) and try again.
The player has malfunctioned.
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Reset the player (use a paper clip to gently press the
Reset button on the rear of the player) and try again.
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Try updating the player’s firmware. Please refer to
the Firmware Upgrades section of this manual for
instructions.
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Specifications
2.8” TFT Full-Color LCD @ 400x240
Memory
MP815-4G: 4GB Flash
MP815-8G: 8GB Flash
MP815-16G: 16GB Flash
Audio Format Support
MP3, WMA, OGG, APE
Video Format Support
AVI, WMV, RMVB, FLV
Photo Format Support
JPG, BMP, GIF
DRM Support
WM-DRM10
Song Info Support
ID3, Windows Media
FM Frequency Range
87.5 - 108.0MHz
PC Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (MSC/MTP)
Plug and Play Support
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Macintosh OS X
Audio Output
3.5mm Stereo (Headphone)
Power Supply
Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer Battery
USB Charge
Play Time
Music: 8 hours*
Unit Dimensions
1.88” x 4.13” x 0.41” (WHD)
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Display Type
Specifications and manual are subject to change without notice.
* Music play time is an estimated value based on playing an MP3
encoded at 128 kbps. Actual play time may vary depending on encoding
method used and other factors.
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Coby Electronics Corporation
1991 Marcus Ave, Suite 301
Lake Success, NY 11042
www.cobyusa.com
www.ecoby.com
IB v1.0
FW: 2.2.3-20090218
Coby is a registered trademark of Coby Electronics
Corporation. Printed in China.
COBY es la marca registrada de COBY Electronics
Corporation. Imprimido en China.
Coby est une marque de fabrique de Coby Electronics Corporation. Imprimé en Chine.
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