LG | MF-FM16S5K | LG MF-FM16X1K Owner’s Manual

ENGLISH
PORTABLE MUSIC PLAYER
OWNER’S MANUAL
MODEL : FM16
Please read this instruction booklet carefully and
completely before connecting, operating or adjusting this
product.
Retain it for future reference.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FCC COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
CAUTION
Note
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of 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:
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK
OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK)
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
Warning
- To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose
this appliance to rain or moisture.
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an Authorized Service Center for help.
Caution
- The appliance is not intended for use by young children or
infirm persons without supervision.
- Young Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play appliance.
- Use of controls or adjustments or performance of
procedures other than those specified herein may result in
hazardous radiation exposure.
Industry Canada requirement
- This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian
ICES-003.
- Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme qa la
norme à NMB-003 du Canada.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FCC Warning
- Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance could void the user's
authority to operate the equipment.
- This MP3 PLAYER is for use only with UL listed personal
computers that have installation instructions detailing
user installation of card cage accessory.
3.
The correct disposal of your old appliance will help
prevent potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health.
4.
For more detailed information about disposal of your
old appliance, please contact your city office, waste
disposal service or the shop where you purchased the
product.
- The lithium battery contains lithium and can explode if it
is not properly handled of disposed of.
- Replace only with a battery of the type recommended by
LG.
- Caution: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly
replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type
recommended by LG. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer's instructions.
This product is manufactured to in compliance with the radio interference requirements of EEC DIRECTIVE 89/336/EEC,
93/68/EEC and 2006/95/EC.
Disposal of your old appliance
1.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached
to a product it means the product is covered by the
European Directive 2002/96/EC.
2.
All electrical and electronic products should be disposed
of separately from the municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government
or the local authorities.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
CAUTION
- For example: near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink,
laundry tub, in a wet basement; or near a swimming
pool;and like.
PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND
INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER MANUAL AND THOSE
MARKED ON THE UNIT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR
FUTURE REFERENCE.
6. Clean only with dry cloth.
This product has been designed and manufactured to
assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard. The safeguards incorporated in
this unit will protect you if you observe the following
procedures for installation, use, and servicing. This unit
does not contain any parts that can be repaired by the
user.
- Unplug this product from the wall outlet before
cleaning.Do not use liquid cleaners.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product
and to protect it from over-heating.
DO NOT REMOVE THE CABINET COVER, OR YOU MAY
BE EXPOSED TO DANGEROUS VOLTAGE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL ONLY.
- The openings should never be blocked by placing the
product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface.This
product should not be placed in a built-in installation
ventilation is provided or the manufacturer instructions
have been adhered to.
1. Read these instructions.
- All these safety and operating instructions should be
read before the product is operated.
- Important Safety Instructions
2. Keep these instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radia-
- The safety, operating and use instructions should be
retained for future reference.
tors, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
3. Heed all warnings.
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
- All warnings on the product and in the operating
instructions should be adhered to.
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
with one wider than the other.A grounding type plug
has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide
blade or the third prong are provided for your safety.
4. Follow all instructions.
- All operating and use instructions should be followed
- If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult
an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold
with apparatus.
- When a cart is used, use caution when moving the
cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
13.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as power- supply cord or
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has
been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
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Table of Contents
Safety tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-9
Features
Installation and connection . . . . . . . . . . . .25-26
Battery Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Inserting battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting the player to the PC . . . .
Disconnecting the player from the PC
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Package contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Turning on/off the power
Lock feature . . . . . . . . .
Volume control . . . . . . .
Home menu screen . . .
Front/Side/Rear view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Installing software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13-23
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Basic operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27-28
Name of each component . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Before installing the operating program .
LG Media Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing and running Firmware Updater
Installing Windows 98 SE Device Driver
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Playing music files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29-31
Music playing screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pause . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Searching a music file . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Skipping to the next or previous music file . . . .
Playing the music files in a folder of the browser
File error . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Connecting to the PC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Using the removable storage device . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Upgrading Firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
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Table of Contents
FM radio reception (Option) . . . . . . . . . . .32-35
FM radio reception screen . . . . . .
Listening to the FM radio . . . . . . .
Setting preset channels . . . . . . . .
Deleting a channel . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting Preset/Non-Preset Mode .
Scanning the FM radio stations . .
Recording screen . . . . . . . . . . . .
Recording FM radio broadcasting
Listening to the recorded file . . . .
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Advanced Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39-44
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Settings menu list . . . . . . .
Operating Setup feature. . .
Play mode . . . . . . . . . . . .
EQ (Sound effect) . . . . . .
Display Setting . . . . . . . . .
Radio (Option) . . . . . . . . .
Recording Quality (Option)
Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
General . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Running Recovery . . . . . .
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Playlist function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36-37
Using the application program . . . . . . . . .45-46
Playing a file in playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Adding a file to the playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Deleting a playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
LG Media Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
View the manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installation of the Adobe Acrobat Reader
Auto Firmware updating . . . . . . . . . . . .
Now Playing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
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Using Now Playing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48-51
Supported File Spec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
http://www.lge.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
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Safety tips
Please follow the safety tips closely to reduce the risk of accidents or damage to equipment.
Safety instructions are divided into Warning and Caution.
Keep this manual in an easily accessible place.
Not following the safety tips may result in death or serious injury.
Not following the safety tips may result in a light accident or damage.
Listening to the music loud for a long
time may compromise your hearing
ability.
Do not use earphones while riding bicycles and motor cycles or driving a car.
Do not use this product while driving.
Check the volume before using a
headphone. If headphones are used at
high volume for more than 30 minutes,
it may result in noise induced hearing
damage.
Do not operate the Player near water,
dust, or soot.
Do not use the earphones loud while
walking,especially on the crosswalks.
Stop using earphones or lower the
volume when you have ringing in your
ears.
Keep your computing environment clean
and free of dust.
Careful that headphones or earphones
do not slip into the subway doors or
automatic doors.
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Safety tips
Do not disassemble, repair, or remodel the
product.
Do not drop an object or give shock on
the product.
Do not place the player near a magnet or
within the magnetic field.
Note that the player may malfunction in
an electrostatic environment.
Clean the Player with soft cloth.
Do not place an object on the product.
Keep this product away from heat.
Back up important data. (Note that the
manufacturer is not responsible for the
loss of major data caused by the user's
mistake.)
Do not insert a metallic object (coins or
hair pins, etc.) or flammable objects in
the product.
Do not drop such objects on the
product either.
Do not disconnect the USB cable. Do not
turn off the player while the USB cable is
connected. Otherwise, the data may get
lost.
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Features
Removable Storage Device
Firmware upgrading
You can easily copy and paste files to the player using
Windows Explorer.
You can upgrade your firmware to the newest one.
Built-in Slide USB
You can transfer your data straight to your PC without
any adapters or cables. Just push the slide USB switch
to reveal a built-in USB connector and plug into the USB
port on your computer.
DRM feature
This player supports Portable Device DRM(PDDRM).
The DRM-enabled music file is encrypted so that editing
the ID3 tag and lyrics is impossible.
Note
What is the DRM? The DRM refers to the technologies
and services that prevent unauthorized use of the digital contents and that protect the related parties of the
intellectual property rights.
Support USB 2.0 full speed
The user can download files at a fast speed with a builtin USB connector.
Playlist
FM reception
(See on the page 48 ‘Option by Models’)
You can listen to music by selecting a music file you want.
With auto frequency selection feature, the user can conveniently listen to FM radio broadcasting.
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Package contents
Earphones
Quick setup guide
FM16
Software CD
AAA Size Battery
- Contents of the product are subject to change without prior notice for functional improvement.
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Name of each component
Front / Side view
1
2
3
1. Hold Switch
2. Menu Button (MENU)
3. • PLAY/PAUSE (BX)
REC
MENU
• REC z
4
8
(FM Recording)
• Power On/Off
4. USB Cover
5. Enter Button ([)
6. Navigation Button
6 5
7
• Volume Control/
Rear view
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I/i)
• REW/FF Button (I
u/U)
Search Button (u
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7. Display Window
8. Earphones Connector
9. Slide USB Switch
10. Battery Cover
11. Slide USB Connector
USB SLIDE
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12
Installing software
Before installing the operating
program
LG Media Center
Check the specifications of your PC before using LG
portable Flash MP3 Player.
2. Select the LG Media Center.
1. Insert the operation program CD into the CD-ROM.
Minimum system requirements
- CD-ROM Drive
- Pentium ΙΙΙ or higher level CPU / 128MB or larger
memory
- 100MB or larger hard disk space, 800 X 600 mode
- Hi-color (16 bit) or higher level video card, Sound
card
LG Media Center
• Windows 2000 : Windows Media Player 9 or higher
/ Direct X 8.1 or higher / Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
3. Read the License Agreement. Select the check box
and click [Next].
• Windows XP : Windows Media Player 10 or higher /
Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
- Windows Media Player or Internet Explorer will be
automatically installed during installation of the LG
Media Center. Internet Explorer is only installed on
an internet enabled PC.
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Installing software
4. Select the installation path and click [Next].
6. During installation of the LG Media Center, the user
can install the Windows Media Player and the
Internet Explorer for the system environment.
5. Click [Install] to start installation.
7. After finishing the installation, click [Finish].
8. Click Start b All Programs b LG Media Center to
start the program.
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Installing software
Installing and running Firmware
Updater
4 . Read the License Agreement. Select the check box
and click [Next].
Before the initial use of the MP3 player, install the
firmware updater to your PC first. The user can update
the firmware for addition and change of features of the
player and for functional improvement.
Note
• Do not disconnect the MP3 player from the PC when
updating firmware.
• You must backup your data before updating your
firmware. We do not take any responsibilities for data
loss if you do not backup.
1.
Insert the installation CD into your CD-ROM drive.
2.
Run the firmware updater.
3.
When Install shield wizard starts shown below, click
5 . Select the installation path and click [Next].
[Next].
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Installing software
6 . Enter a name into a new folder or select one from
the existing folder lists.
Click [Next] to continue.
8.
After finishing the installation, click [Finish].
7 . Click [Install] to start installation.
Note
You may need to restart the computer, depending on your
system environment
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Installing software
9.
Connect the MP3 player to the USB port on your
computer.
10.
Select Start b All Programs b LGE FM16S or
LGE FM16X MP3 Player b Firmware Download.
Note
• We recommend the “Format Data Area”.
• Back up your data before executing this option.
Otherwise, all files will be deleted from the player.
• Do not disconnect the USB connector from the pc
Note
Make sure your connection is solid while updating. It
may result in the data loss or damage to the player.
during update, or the unit will not operate.
12. When you format the data, the message shown
below appears on display window .
11. When the LGE MP3 Firmware download window
Click [Yes] to continue the firmware update.
appears, check the current firmware version.
Do not check “Format Data Area” not to do format.
Click [Start] to run the firmware updater.
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Installing software
13. When the update finishes, the information window
14. Check the updated firmware version on the display
shown below appears. And click [OK].
window.
15. Click [Close] to finish the program.
Remove the USB connector by safely removing
hardware.
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Installing software
In case the player is not recognized automatically on
2-b. You can see the device searching screen.
Window XP or Windows 2000.
1.
This case will install the device driver automatically.
If the MP3 player is not recognized by the PC, an
“Found New Hardware Wizard” window is
opened. And Click [Next].
3-a. In the second case, check the “Install from a list
or specific location” and then click [Next].
2-a. You can select one of two check boxes.
In the first case, check the “Install the software
automatically” and then click [Next].
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Installing software
3-b. Select your firmware updated folder and then click
5.
[Next].
4.
The device driver will start searching and be
installed.
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Click [Finish] to finish installation.
Installing software
Installing Windows 98SE Device
Driver
If the player is not recognized automatically on
1. Insert the installation CD into your CD-ROM drive.
2. When you run the firmware updater, the driver for
1. Connect the player to PC.
2. Select the LGE FM 16S or FM 16X in the system
Windows 98SE.
properties and click [Properties].
Windows 98SE will be also installed.
3. Reboot the PC and connect the MP3 player to the
USB port.
4. The installed device driver can be used as a portable
disk in the Windows Explorer.
5. Check the installation status in System Properties as
shown below
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Installing software
3. Click [Update Driver].
5. Select the Search of the best driver for your device
and click [Next].
6. Locate the folder where the installation files are
stored and click [Next].
4. Update Device Driver Wizard appears. Click [Next].
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Installing software
7. When the installation is completed, click [Finish].
9. Check the installation status in System Properties as
shown below.
8. The installed device driver can be used as a
removable storage disk in the Windows Explorer.
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Connecting to the PC
Using the removable storage
device
Upgrading Firmware
1.
1. Push the slide USB switch to expose USB connector
- http://www.lge.com b Support b Download b Software
and insert the connector to the USB port of your PC.
Check whether the connector is correctly plugged in.
2. Check whether a new drive has been added in the
Windows Explorer in the PC.
Check the model number at the company web site,
and download the latest version.
2.
Decompress the downloaded files. Then, setup file
will be displayed.
3.
Click the setup file to start the Install shield wizard.
3. Drag the file you want to copy to the removable disk.
Note
• The drive section name may differ depending on the OS.
• Disconnecting the USB connector while the file is
being copied may cause malfunction of the player.
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Installation and connection
Battery Info
Connecting the player to the PC
This player does not come with an AC adapter.
- Playback time: Max 18 hrs (In the case of MP3
128Kbps/44.1KHz, EQ FLAT, Volume 15 and alkaline
battery)
1. Push the slide USB switch to expose USB connector
- When the battery is almost used up,
appear.
and insert the connector to the USB port of your PC.
- Check whether the connector is correctly plugged in.
will
- When the battery is discharged,
will be displayed for two seconds and the player will be turned off.
Inserting battery
USB SLIDE
2. When the USB connector is connected, the following
1. Open the battery cover by pulling it out.
will be displayed on LCD.
2. Insert one AAA size battery with +/- aligned.
3. Close the battery cover.
USB SLIDE
USB SLIDE
3. In case of a correct connection, the
icon will be
displayed on the task bar of the PC.
Note
The icon shape on the task bar may differ depending
on the system environment of the PC.
Note
• Remove a battery when not used for long.
• When a battery leaked, clean the chamber and
replace it with a new one.
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Installation and connection
Disconnecting the player from
the PC
3. Click [OK].
This feature is to safely remove the player from the
PC after uploading or downloading the files.
1. Double-click on the Remove Hardware
icon on
the task bar of the PC.
2. Click [Stop] when the window appears.
4. After a message that the large-capacity USB storage
can be safely removed is displayed, remove the
player from the PC.
Note
If the USB connector is disconnected while the player is
connected to the PC to store or delete a file, the data
may get lost.
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Basic operation
Turning on/off the power
Volume control
Press BX for longer than 2 second to turn on and repeat
it to turn off for longer than 3 seconds.
Control the volume by moving the Volume control button
to the direction of u/U.
- The volume level can be adjusted by 31 steps.
(Min:00 ~ Max:30)
Note
Upon rebuilding, it may take time to load.
- Pressing and holding the button will increase or
decrease the volume gradually.
- The factory-default setting for volume level is 15.
Note
The volume level is automatically reset to 21 when
restarted if your player's volume level has been set to
higher than 21 before reset.
Lock feature
This feature is to lock all feature buttons to prevent a
malfunction of the player.
1. Push the Hold switch to the arrow
direction
to lock the player.
- The
icon will appear on display window for 2
seconds and disappear.
2. Push the Hold switch to the opposite
direc-
tion to unlock the player.
- The
icon will appear on display window for
2 seconds and disappear.
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Basic operation
Home menu screen
2.
Press u/U to select a mode.
1.
3.
Press [ to display the selected mode.
Press and hold MENU to open the home menu.
- The initial screen consists of five modes in total.
- The Home menu appears if MENU is pressed for
longer than 2 seconds in Play/Pause state.
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Playing music files
Music playing screen
3.
Press ] briefly to open the Music browser.
4.
Press B[] or ] to play the music files. The Play B
icon and the playback time appear and the information is sliding.
2
1
3
4
5
7
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
6
Play Mode
Playback Time
Battery Status
Note
Sleep Mode
• When you press u/U, the volume icon
will
appear on the display window instead of the play
mode icon and disappear after 3 seconds.
Playlist Display
Music File Title
Play/Pause/Stop/Rec
Play
1.
Press and hold MENU to open home menu.
2.
Press u/U to select the Music mode.
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Playing music files
• To check EQ information and the total number of
songs in play/pause state, press ] briefly. The play
mode and playback time will be displayed again after
3 seconds.
Press
1.
In play/pause state, press i briefly to skip to the
next music file.
2.
In play/pause state, press I, the music will go back
to the previous music file if the music is playing
within 5 seconds; and the music will restart playing
if the music is playing after 5 seconds.
Playing the music files in a folder
of the browser
Pause
1.
Skipping to the next or previous
music file
B[] once to pause while playing.
- Even in pause state, song information can be
The user can easily search or play files using the
browser.
1.
displayed.
2.
Press
B[] again to resume playing.
Searching a music file
1.
2.
3.
Press I for longer than 2 seconds, and you can
jump to the former part of the currently playing
music file during playback.
Press i for longer than 2 seconds, and you can
jump to the latter part of the currently playing music
file during playback.
If you skip to the beginning/end of the current file
with I/i, the previous or next file will be played.
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In play/pause mode, press MENU briefly, and the
browser screen will appear.
Playing music files
Note
• Press I, it will move to the higher folder.
• When you are in the highest folder and press I,
the currently playing or the previously played
song file will be displayed.
• Press i, it will move to the lower folder.
2. Go to the item using u/U in the browser and press [
or B/X. The selected music file will be playing.
3.
File error
When you select a file which cannot be played, the
following message will be displayed.
Not open
this file!
Press MENU for longer than 2 seconds to go to the
Home menu.
Note
• Maximum number of files to play
- You can play up to 400 files.
• Maximum number of folders to be created
- You can create up to 50 folders.
• When the files or folders exceed the above limit, the
files or folders exceeding the limit doesn't appear in
the list.
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FM radio reception (Option)
The images inserted in the FM radio reception section
are just examples to help you understand this function
2 . Press [ to display the FM radio reception screen.
more easily.
FM radio reception screen
1
Note
When you press u/U, the volume icon
will appear
on the display window instead of the Mono/Stereo icon
and disappear after 3 seconds.
2
3
1. Stereo/Mono icon
2. Channel display (only in Preset mode)
3. FM radio frequency display
Setting Preset Channels
Automatic channel setting
1.
Press [ for longer than 2 seconds to scan and store
radio channels in Non-Preset mode.
- The
stored.
icon will appear and the channels will be
Note
Listening to the FM radio
• While scanning from lower to upper frequencies, the
1. Press MENU to select Radio mode.
unit will store 20 channels and all of the previously
preset channels will be deleted.
• In an area with weak reception, the detected channels may be less than 20.
• While scanning frequencies, the player will not be
powered off and you can not hear any sound.
2.
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Press I to stop automatic search.
FM radio reception (Option)
Manual channel setting
1.
In a Non-Preset mode, select a frequency to store
as a preset channel by using I/i and press MENU
briefly.
2.
When a browser screen appears, select a channel
with u/U and press [ briefly.
3.
Deleting a channel
1.
While listening to the radio, press MENU briefly to
delete the currently preset channel.
- To operate this function, you must press [ in Preset
mode.
2.
When a message “Delete this CH” appears, select
“Yes” by using I/i and press [ briefly.
When a message “Save as a CH” appears, select
“Yes” and press [ briefly.
- When a channel is deleted, we can still receive
other preset channels. When no preset channel is
left, the
4.
Stored channels can be scanned in a browser
screen.
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icon appears and then disappears.
FM radio reception (Option)
Setting Preset/Non-Preset Mode
Scanning the FM radio stations
Setting Preset Mode
Auto Scan
1. In Non-Preset mode, press I/i for longer than 2
seconds, and you can find available radio stations
automatically.
1.
Press [ briefly while listening to the radio.
2.
Preset mode is set and the
icon appears.
T ip
Preset mode: When the existing radio channels are
already set, it is called 'Preset mode'.
2.
In Preset mode, press I/i for longer than 2 seconds, and the frequency will decreases/increases
swiftly.
Setting Non-Preset Mode
1.
2.
Press [ button briefly once again.
Non-Preset mode is set and the
pears.
icon disap-
T ip
Manual Scan
In Non-Preset mode, press I/i, and the frequency
decreases/increases.
1.
2.
Non-Preset mode: When the existing radio channels
are not already set, it is called 'Non-preset mode'.
In present mode, press I/i button, and you can
listen to the previous/next preset station.
Note
• Reception may be weak in some areas.
• Earphones function as an antenna. Earphones made
by other manufacturers do not guarantee optimal per
formance.
• While scanning frequencies, the unit will not be pow
ered off and you can not hear any sound.
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FM radio reception (Option)
Recording screen
1
2
Memory full
not record.
3
5
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
2.
Press
B/[] to pause recording.
4
Elapsed Time
Remaining Time
Bit Rate
Recording file name
Recording Mark
3. By pressing B/[] again, the user can resume recording.
4. Press [ briefly to end recording.
Files will be stored in FM folder in a format
'F001.WAV'.
Recording FM radio broadcasting
1.
Press B/X briefly to start recording while listening
to the radio.
Listening to the recorded file
1.
2.
3.
Note
Press and hold MENU to select the music mode.
Press [ briefly in music mode.
Choose a recorded file you want to hear by using
u/U and press [ or
If the memory is not enough to record, “Memory full
not record” will appear. In this case, delete the files
and secure the memory space.
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B/[] briefly.
Playlist Function
Playing a file in playlist
1.
In Home Menu, press u/U to select the Playlist
mode.
2.
3.
Press u/U to select the desired file.
Press [ for longer than 2 seconds to add the file to
the playlist.
-The Icon of the file added will be changed like
2.
.
Press [ briefly to display the playlist browser.
Note
3.
• When you press [ for longer than 2 seconds during
Select a music file you want to hear in playlist
browser by using u/U and press [ or B/X briefly,
and then the file is played.
playback, the music file is added to the playlist.
- Music files in Playlist are displayed with the
icon.
• When the files or folders exceed the limit, the “Playlist
is Full !” message will be displayed.
Adding a file to the playlist
1.
In play/pause state, press MENU briefly to enter the
Music browser.
• You can create up to 50 lists.
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Playlist Function
Deleting a playlist
In Playback
1. Press [ for longer than 2 seconds during playback.
In Playlist Browser
1.
Select the Playlist Browser and a file you want to
delete.
2.
2.
The file is deleted in the playlist.
Press [ for longer than 2 seconds in Playlist mode,
then the selected file is deleted.
Note
When no song remains in Playlist mode, playback
stops and the message “No Song” is displayed.
In Music Browser
1.
Press [ for longer than 2 seconds in Music browser.
2.
The file is deleted in Music browser.
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Now Playing
Using Now Playing
With Now Playing function, you can check and play
the currently playing music file in Home menu or the
last played music file even after entering other
modes or restarting the player.
3 . Press < briefly, a currently playing or last played
music file will be played.
In Home menu
1 . Press MENU to select Now Playing mode and press
[ or B/X briefly.
In Playlist browser
1 . Press MENU to select the Playlist mode and press [.
2 . Then, a currently playing or last played music file
will be played.
2 . Then, you will enter the playlist browser.
In Music mode
1 . Press MENU to select Music mode and press [.
3 . Press < briefly, a currently playing or last played
music file will be played.
2 . Then, you will enter the browser.
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Advanced Setting
Settings Menu List
Play Mode
EQ
Display
Setting
Radio
Recording
Quality
Repeat One
AUTO EQ
ID3 Tag
Mode
16KHz
Play Folder
FLAT
Contrast
Region
Setting
22.05KHz
Repeat Folder
XTS-PRO
Backlight
Setting
Random Folder
ROCK
Language
Random
Repeat Folder
JAZZ
Play All
CLASSICAL
Repeat All
DANCE
Random All
HIPHOP/RAP
Random
Repeat All
R&B/SOUL
LIVE
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Sleep
Reservation
Auto Power off
32KHz
POP
Time
General
Fade In
Initialize
Settings
System
Info
Advanced Setting
Operating Setup feature
1.
2.
GUI feature
Press MENU to open the home menu.
Press u/U to select the Settings mode.
Description
Play All
Plays all songs
Play Folder
Repeat All
Repeats all songs
Repeat Folder
3.
Press [ briefly to display settings sub menus.
- Press I/i to navigate between the menus.
Repeat One
Repeats one song
Random Repeat All
Randomly repeats all songs
Random Repeat Folder
Random All
Play Mode
- Press MENU or I briefly to go to the upper menu
without setting the feature in the sub menu.
- Press MENU for longer than 2 seconds to
go to the Home menu.
Random Folder
Randomly Plays all songs
R
EQ (Sound effect)
EQ: The user can set the sound effect.
Play Mode
EQ
You can select the play mode you want.
AUTO EQ, FLAT, XTS-PRO, ROCK, POP, JAZZ,
CLASSICAL, DANCE, HIP HOP/RAP, R&B/SOUL, LIVE
- FLAT : Basic sound quality with no sound effect.
Play Mode
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Advanced Setting
- XTS-PRO : XTS -PRO embodies the best of the
sound quality after analysising the features of LG earphone which is supplied with bundle and you can
enjoy with the best sound quality that is suited
for the supplied earphone
- ROCK : Strong but smooth sound.
- POP : Realistic sound with enhanced mid-range frequency.
- JAZZ : Sweet and feeble sound.
- CLASSICAL : Detailed sound with enhanced
midrange frequency.
- DANCE : well-balanced sound between high and
low frequencies
- HIP HOP/RAP : Sound with enhanced low and high
frequency
- R&B/SOUL : Detailed sound with enhanced high
frequency
- LIVE : Realistic sound with enhanced mid-range
and high frequency
Contrast: The user can select the brightness of the
lighting.
- The user can set between 0 and 9.
Backlight Setting: The user can set the lighting time.
- The user can select 5 sec, 10 sec, 30 sec, 1 min,
or On.
Language: The user can set the language.
English, Magyar, ìÍp‡ªÌҸ͇,
, Français,
Svenska, Español, Suomi, Norsk, Deutsch, Dansk,
Português, Italiano, Nederlands, êÛÒÒÍËÈ, Polski.
- Select Home Menu b Settings b Display Setting
b Language to change the language setting.
Radio (Option)
Display Setting
Radio
Mode : The user can set the Mode.
- The user can select [Stereo] or [Mono].
Region Setting : The user can set the area.
- The user can select [Japan] or [Others]
ID3 Tag: Displays information of the music file.
- The user can select [On] or [Off].
- In case the user selects [On], the artist and the title
of the ID3 Tag will be displayed.
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Advanced Setting
Recording Quality(Option)
Recording Quality
Auto Power Off: The player will be automatically
turned off when the user does not use the function
for a certain time while the player is not playing or
recording a file.
- The user can select Off, 30 sec, 1 min, 5 min, or
10 min.
Note
Recording Quality: The user can set the quality of
the recorded file.
The Auto Power Off feature does not function in the
radio mode.
- The user can set 16KHz, 22.05KHz, or 32KHz.
General
Time
Fade In: The user can gradually increase the volume
to protect ears.
- The user can select [On] or [Off].
Time
Sleep Reservation: When the defined time passes,
the player will be automatically turned off.
- The user can select Off, 10 min, 30 min, 60 min, or
120 min.
Note
• If the user sets the sleep reservation, the player will
automatically store files and be turned off at the
reserved time.
• After the player is turned off at the reserved time, the
sleep reservation will be automatically cancelled.
General
Initialize Settings: The user can initialize the setting
of the player.
- When the message “Are you sure” appears, the user
can select “Yes” or “No” and press [ briefly.
System Info : The user can check the product
information.
- The firmware version, the free memory space,and the
total memory capacity are displayed.
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Advanced Setting
Running Recovery
5. When the LGE MP3 Firmware download window
appears, check the current firmware version.
Running a recovery will result in a total loss of data.
Always make sure to back up important data. We do
not take any responsibilities for data loss. Remove
the battery to reset the system when the following
symptoms happen.
You should not check “Format Data Area” in order
not to do format.
Click [Start] to run the firmware updater.
Note
• We recommend the “Format Data Area”.
- The PC does not recognize the player properly.
- Text appears broken and somewhat unreadable on
the screen.
- The player does not work.
- You cannot download or upload files.
• Back up your data before executing this option.
Otherwise, all files will be deleted from the player.
1. Select Start b All Programs b LGE FM16S or LGE
FM16X MP3 Player b Firmware download.
2. When a screen appears, connect the player to the USB
port of the PC while pressing B/X.
3. Release B/X when the player is recognized properly
as seen in the progress bar completion status.
4. The screen shows Firmware Download.
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Advanced Setting
6. When you format data, a message shown below
7. When the update finishes, click [Close] to finish the
appears on display window .
program.
- Do not disconnect the player during update.
Click [Yes] to continue the firmware update.
8. Remove the USB connector by safely removing
hardware.
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Using the application program
LG Media Center
View the manual
The LG Media Center program is an integrated data
management program development for users to more
conveniently use the Flash MP3 player.
To view the manual made as PDF documents, the
user needs the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Installation of the Adobe Acrobat
Reader
Click on Acrobat Reader for installation.
- Read the user manual.
Features of the LG Media Center
- With the Media Library, the user can efficiently manage music files and download them to the MP3 player.
- Downloaded files are stored in a folder hierarchically.
Music b Artist b *.MP3
-You can create folders (50 folders maximum).
-To disable the folder hierarchy, select No Hierarchy in
the Synchronization b Enable hierarchy menu
item. Music b *.MP3
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Using the application program
Auto Firmware updating
5. If you want to format, check “Format Data Area” in
the download option. (Refer to the page 43 )
Connect the player to the PC where the LG Media
Center is installed to download a new version of
firmware.
Note
Functions only in the Internet-connected PC.
- All files will be deleted from the player. Please back up
your data before executing this option.
- We recommend the “Format data area”.
6.
1. Connect the USB connector to the USB port of the
PC with the LG Media Center installed.
7. When the update finishes, remove the USB connec-
2. Check whether a new drive has been added in the
Windows Explorer in the PC.
Click [Start] to run the firmware updater.
- Make sure your connection is solid while updating. It
may result in the data loss or damage to the player.
tor by safely removing hardware.
8. Turn on the player and check the updated version of
3. The LG Media Center will compare the firmware ver-
firmware.
sions of the player and the server. If it detects a new
firmware version, it asks the user whether to update
the version.
4. Check the current firmware version, when the LGE
MP3 Firmware download window appears.
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Troubleshooting
Q : The player is not turned on.
A : Check whether the battery is remaining.
Q : The screen blurs.
A : Avoid direct sun rays and adjust the brightness.
A : Check the LCD brightness.
Q : The button does not function.
A : Check whether the Hold function is active.
Q : The noise is severe during listening to
the radio and the reception is poor.
A : As the earphones function as an antenna, make
sure it has any damage.
Q : An error occurs during FW download
and Auto FW upgrade of LG Media Center,
and MP3 player does not work after finishing the operation of FW download and Auto
FW upgrade of LG Media Center.
A : Connect the player to the USB port of the PC while
pressing BX and run FW download program. And so
run Recovery.
(However you should press and hold B/X until the initialized progressive bar of Firmware download program reaches the end.)
Please refer to the page 43 about the Recovery.
A : Change the directions of the player and the earphones gradually.
Q : After the firmware is updated, the player
is not normally functioning.
A : Back up the data and format the player.
Q : Sometimes files get downloaded but
sometimes they don't.
A : Make sure the USB port is operational.
Q : Downloaded files or folders does not
appear.
A : The maximum number of files or folders this player
can play are 400 and 50 respectively. The files or
folders exceeding the limit don't appear in the list.
Delete some music files or folders to see the files
which are not previously listed.
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Specifications
Type
Item
specifications
Capacity
Memory
512MB / 1GB
File system
FAT16 / FAT32
OS for MP3 Player Device
Win98SE / ME / 2000 / XP
PC
General specifications
Interface
USB2.0 Full Speed
Dimensions
68(W) X 37(H) X 13.5(D)
Weight
26.3g (w/o battery)
Operating temperature
-5 °C + 45 °C
Frequency response
20Hz ~ 20kHz
Signal-to-noise ratio
90dB
Channel separation
33dB (1kHz)
Maximum output
7.5mW + 7.5mW
Frequency range
76.0~108.0MHz
Audio
FM radio (Option)
Signal-to-noise ratio
38dB (Mono)
Channel separation
25dB (1kHz)
Antenna
Earphones antenna
Power supply
Battery
AAA size battery (DC 1.5V)
Playback time
Maximum
18 hours (for 128Kbps/44.1 KHz, EQ FLAT, Vol 15)
Files
Audio
MP3 / WMA / WAV
Display
Display
Mono (Negative)
Option by Models
Model Name FM
MF- FM16S
MF- FM16X
O
X
FM Recording
O
X
FM 16 (Without FM/FM Rec)
FM 16 (With FM/FM Rec)
Black
Black & White
Black
Black & White
FM16S5K
FM16S5M
512MB
FM16X5K
FM16X5M
FM16S1K
FM16S1M
1GB
FM16X1K
FM16X1M
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Specifications
Supported File Spec
MP3 Decoder
- O : Support both Stereo and Mono
- O(s) : Only Stereo
- O(m) : Only Mono
- Support MP3 decoding including Variable Bit Rate(VBR)
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Specifications
WAV Encoder
- 16KHz, 22.05KHz, 32KHz Spec
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice for improvement.
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Specifications
WMA Decoder
WAV Decoder
- Ver 4x, 7, 8 (o) Ver 9 (z) (ASF not supported)
http://www.lge.com
Information related to the product is available at
this site.
- By updating the firmware, the user can improve the
performance of the player.
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