Aiwa MM-VX200 Operating instructions

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
INSTRUCCIONES DE MANEJO
MODE D’EMPLOI
MM-VX200
MP3 PLAYER
REPRODUCTOR MP3
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the rear of your set) and the serial
number (you will find it in the
cassette holder of your set) in the
space provided below.
Please refer them when you contact
your Aiwa dealer in case of difficulty.
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WARNING
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE
THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR
MOISTURE.
Chapter 1
PREPARATION BEFORE USE
Copyright Notices
Under the copyright laws, neither the
documentation nor the software for this
product may be copied, photocopied,
reproduced, translated, or reduced to any
electronic medium or machine-readable
form, in whole or in part, without the prior
written consent of AIWA Co., Ltd.
Copyright © 2000 AIWA Co., Ltd. All
rights reserved.
Microsoft and Windows are registered
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Pentium and MMX are registered
trademarks of Intel Corporation.
SmartMedia is a registered trademark of
TOSHIBA Corporation.
Portions of this product are protected
under copyright law and provided by
Airs/Solana/4C.
RealPlayer and RealJukebox are
trademarks of RealNetworks Inc.
Warning
You must be aware that distributing copies
of MP3 files without permission is against
the copyright laws. You must use the MP3
encoding software included on the
supplied installation CD only for personal
use.
MM-VX200 player is designed to be ready
for the SDMI (Secure Digital Music
Initiative).
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SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS . . . . .
CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
INSERTING A BATTERY . . . . . . .
CONNECTING THE PLAYER TO
YOUR PC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6 SmartMedia-ID INSTALLATION . . . .
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4
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Chapter 2
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
1 INSTALLING THE VX200
MANAGER SOFTWARE . . . . . . . . 8
2 INSTALLING THE USB
DRIVER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
3 INSTALLING THE WAVE DRIVER
(ADPCM Driver) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
4 UNINSTALLING THE VX200
MANAGER SOFTWARE . . . . . . . 11
5 UNINSTALLING THE WAVE
DRIVER (ADPCM Driver) . . . . . . 11
Chapter 3
SOFTWARE OPERATION
1 OPENING VX200 MANAGER . . . 12
2 PREPARING MP3 FILES . . . . . . 12
3 OPERATING VX200 MANAGER . . 14
Chapter 4
PLAYER OPERATION
1 PLAYER OVERVIEW . . . . . . . . . 18
2 DISPLAY OVERVIEW . . . . . . . . . 20
3 PLAYER OPERATION . . . . . . . . 21
Chapter 5
APPENDIX
1 SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . 24
2 FAQ AND TROUBLESHOOTING
GUIDE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
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Chapter 1
PREPARATION BEFORE USE
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2
3
4
5
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS . . . . .
CONTENTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
INSERTING A BATTERY . . . . . . .
CONNECTING THE PLAYER TO
YOUR PC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
6 SmartMedia-ID INSTALLATION . . . .
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3
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4
5
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The following are supplied with this player.
Check to be sure all the items are in the
package.
• Player
• USB cable
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
The VX200 manager software requires
the following system:
* For use only PC systems in which
Microsoft Windows 98 or Windows 98
Second Edition has been preinstalled by
the manufacturer.
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• Windows 98, Windows 98 second
edition*
• Pentium 200 MHz MMX or faster
• 1 available USB Port
• CD-ROM drive supporting digital audio
extraction
• 15MB free hard-disk space (may vary
depending on the size of the MP3 files
you wish to use)
• 32MB RAM
• Full duplex Sound card and speakers
• 16-bit color video card
• Remote control
• Stereo headphones
• Installation CD-ROM
• 32 MB SmartMedia-ID
• Carrying case
• Operating instructions, etc.
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PRECAUTIONS
The following are precautions that you
should always keep in mind. Any violation
of one or more of the following precautions
may cause damage and will void the
warranty.
To maintain good performance
• Avoid exposure to heat, moisture and
static electricity.
• Do not use the player in places that are
extremely hot, cold, dusty, or humid.
• In particular, do not keep the player in a
high humidity area such as a bathroom,
near a heater or in an area exposed to
direct sunlight (e.g., inside a parked car).
Be careful because it may become
extremely hot.
• When you carry the battery in your
pocket, do not have other metal objects
such as coins or keys in the same pocket.
• Friction caused from the metal and the
battery rubbing together may cause a
fire.
Caution of impact
Do not drop the player or allow any sharp
impact. This may cause serious damage
to the player.
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Note on listening with the headphones
• Listen at a moderate volume to avoid
your hearing damage.
• Do not wear the headphones while
driving or cycling. It may create a traffic
hazard.
• You should use extreme caution or
temporarily discontinue use in potentially
hazardous situations, such as walking,
jogging, etc.
• Wear them properly; L is left and R is
right.
• The in-ear type headphones should be
worn with the longer cord behind your
neck.
CAUTION
Listening to the headphone stereo at full
power for extended periods of time can
result in hearing damage.
Chemicals
Do not use chemicals to clean the cabinet.
This may change the color of the player or
damage the surface. Use a soft towel to
clean the surface of the player.
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INSERTING A BATTERY
Battery indicator
An alkaline battery is recommended for
use with this player.
The battery indicator on the display
changes depending on the remaining
power of the battery.
1 Open the cover of the battery
compartment.
Full
→
→
→
→
→
Empty
Battery replacement
Replace the battery when
battery indicator lights.
of the
Note on dry cell battery
2 Insert a size AA (LR6) alkaline
battery with the 0 and 9 marks
correctly aligned, then close the
cover.
• Make sure that 0 and 9 marks are
correctly aligned.
• To prevent the risk of electrolyte leakage
or explosions, never recharge the battery,
apply heat to it, or take it apart.
• When not using the battery, remove it to
prevent needless battery wear.
• If the liquid leaks out from the battery,
wipe thoroughly to remove.
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CONNECTING THE
PLAYER TO YOUR PC
Use the supplied USB cable to connect
this player to your PC, as follows:
Connect the series B connector to the
USB port connector of the player and the
other plug to the USB port connector of
your PC.
Series B
connector
USB port connector
Series A connector
USB port
If a plug is already connected to the USB
port connector of your PC, disconnect it
before connecting this player.
Do not disconnect the USB plug during
downloading or uploading the files to
prevent the error of your PC.
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To use on AC house current, contact your
nearest Aiwa service personnel and
purchase an AC adaptor Aiwa AC-D302.
Connect the AC adaptor:
1 to the DC 3 V jack of the player
2 to a wall outlet
AC-D302
DC3V
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Supplied USB cable
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Connecting an AC adaptor
SmartMedia-ID
INSTALLATION
Before inserting a SmartMedia-ID, be sure
to turn off the power of the player and
disconnect the USB plug from the USB
port connector.
Insert the SmartMedia-ID into the slot in
the correct direction as follows.
To eject the SmartMedia-ID
Use for data storage
Slide the EJECT switch as follows.
With up to 64MB memory, including 32MB
in the SmartMedia-ID, you can store not
only MP3 files but also any data files such
as doc, gif, txt, bmp, wav, etc. files, as
long as no file is larger than 32MB.
Supplied label for SmartMedia-ID
contact area
write protect area
index area
You can paste the supplied protecting
label on the write protect area on the
SmartMedia-ID.
Do not paste any label on the contact area
on the SmartMedia-ID.
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Note
• Insert the SmartMedia-ID completely into
the slot. If it is not inserted completely,
VX200 Manager will not recognize the
data in the SmartMedia-ID.
• When using a SmartMedia-ID for the
first time, initialize the SmartMedia-ID
using the VX200 Manager software.
• The MP3 files in the SmartMedia-ID
cannot be played back with other player
by the security of copyright consideration.
To use a SmartMedia-ID with other
player, you need to initialize the
SmartMedia-ID (See page 16).
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Chapter 2
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
VX200 Manager is communication
software that allows your computer to
share information with the player. In order
for the player to work properly, the VX200
Manager software must be installed
correctly under Windows 98.
1 INSTALLING THE VX200
MANAGER SOFTWARE . . . . . . . . 8
2 INSTALLING THE USB
DRIVER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
3 INSTALLING THE WAVE DRIVER
(ADPCM Driver) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
4 UNINSTALLING THE VX200
MANAGER SOFTWARE . . . . . . . 11
5 UNINSTALLING THE WAVE
DRIVER (ADPCM Driver) . . . . . . 11
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INSTALLING THE VX200
MANAGER SOFTWARE
Before installation, check your system
matching to the system that you need
again (see SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
in Chapter 1) and quit all application
software in use.
1 Insert the installation CD into your
CD-ROM drive.
2 Double-click on the CD-ROM drive
icon to open it.
3 Double-click on the VX200
Manager folder to open it.
4 The setup file for the VX200
Manager software is setup.
Double-click on setup to start
installation of VX200 Manager
software.
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1 In the Welcome! dialog box, click
on the Next button to continue
software installation.
2 If you wish to change the destination
folder to a folder other than the
default folder shown in the dialog
box, click on the Browse button to
select the folder to which you wish
to copy the VX200 Manager
software files.
Next, click on the Next button to
continue installation.
3 You can click on the Back button to
reconfigure the installation
information. To continue installation,
click on the Next button to start
copying the necessary files into the
installation folder.
4 Wait until files for the VX200
Manager software are copied.
5 Now, click on the Finish button.
This completes VX200 Manager
software setup.
6 The VX200 will be created on the
/Start/Programs/Vx200 menu on
the Windows menu bar, and a
VX200 icon will be created on your
Windows desktop.
7 You can start VX200 Manager by
either clicking on the VX200 icon or
clicking on the Vx200 in the Start
menu.
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INSTALLING THE USB
DRIVER
If the USB driver is not installed into your
PC, you cannot download the MP3 files to
the player.
To install the USB driver, connect the
player with the supplied USB cable and
insert the supplied CD-ROM into the CDROM drive of your PC.
1 Click “Next” on the “Add New
Hardware Wizard.”
2 Select “Search for best driver for
your device” clicking the button
of upper side and click “Next”.
3 Check CD-ROM drive and click
“Next”.
4 Click “Next” according to the
message.
5 After installation of the USB driver
for MM-VX200, click “Finish”.
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INSTALLING THE WAVE
DRIVER (ADPCM Driver)
You do not need to install this ADPCM
Wave Driver if you have already installed
the VX200 Manager software as described
in the above section.
• The ADPCM Driver lets you play WAV
files converted from voice files you have
recorded using built-in microphone of
the player.
• If you wish to send your voice recorded
as WAV files to someone who does not
have an MM-VX200 player, that person
will have to install the ADPCM Wave
Driver as described below.
If you need to install only the ADPCM
Wave Driver, proceed as follows:
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1 Insert the installation CD into your
CD-ROM drive.
2 Double-click on the CD-ROM drive
icon to open it.
3 Double-click on the ADPCM
Drivers folder to open it.
4 Double-click on ADPCM Driver to
start installation.
1 In the Welcome! dialog box, click
on the Next button to continue
software installation.
2 If you wish to change the destination
folder to a folder other than the
default folder shown in the dialog
box, click on the Browse button to
select the folder to which you wish
to copy the ADPCM Driver files.
Now, click on the Next button to
continue installation.
3 You can click on the Back button to
reconfigure the installation
information. To continue installation,
click on the Next button to start
copying the necessary files into the
installation folder.
4 Wait until the necessary files for the
ADPCM Driver have been copied.
5 Now, click on the Finish button.
This completes ADPCM Driver
setup.
6 The Uninstall ADPCM Drivers item
will be created on the /Start/
Programs/ADPCM Drivers menu on
the Windows menu bar.
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UNINSTALLING THE VX200
MANAGER SOFTWARE
To uninstall the VX200 Manager software,
choose the /Start/Programs/Vx200/
Uninstall item from the Windows menu
bar. This will remove all VX200 files and
the VX200 folder.
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UNINSTALLING THE
WAVE DRIVER (ADPCM
Driver)
If you wish to uninstall the ADPCM Driver
from your system, choose the /Start/
Programs/ADPCM Drivers/Uninstall
ADPCM Drivers item from the Windows
menu bar. This will automatically remove
the ADPCM Wave Drivers from your PC.
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Chapter 3
SOFTWARE OPERATION
VX200 Manager is software that interacts
with the player and a PC. MP3 files and
data files can be downloaded to this player.
However, you can upload only data files
or recorded voice files to the PC.
1 OPENING VX200 MANAGER . . . 12
2 PREPARING MP3 FILES . . . . . . 12
3 OPERATING VX200 MANAGER . . 14
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OPENING VX200
MANAGER
Before you begin, make sure that the
player is properly connected to the USB
Port of your PC and the VX200 Manager
software has been properly installed.
1 Double-click on the VX200 icon
on the Windows desktop or
choose the /Vx200 from the Start
menu to activate the program.
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PREPARING MP3 FILES
Before operating VX200 Manager,
prepare your MP3 file on your PC.
On the supplied Installation CD, you can
find RealJukebox Basic (version 1.0) in
the RealJukebox folder. You can convert
your audio CD data to MP3 data using the
RealJukebox.
After preparing an MP3 file on your PC,
download the MP3 file to the player to
play back the MP3 files with the player
(see Page 15).
Note
• Do not install the RealJukebox Basic
onto a PC in which RealJukebox Plus
has been already installed. The
application will be replaced with
RealJukebox Basic.
• The RealJukebox supplied in the
installation CD-ROM does not have the
function to communicate with MMVX200.
• AIWA Co., Ltd. does not provide
technical support for the RealJukebox
software.
Access the following URL for details on
operation, support, and other information
on RealJukebox.
http://www.real.com/
After installing the RealJukebox software,
change the encoding options as follows.
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OPERATING VX200 MANAGER
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1 Option button
2 Firmware button
The Option button brings up the Setup
menu that allows you to specify the path
for an MP3 player on your PC. You can
also access the Setup dialog box from the
Tools/Option menu.
You need not use this button for usual
operation. This button has a function for
reprogramming the firmware. Aiwa will
provide the updated firmware and the
usage information for this button on the
following URL when it is required.
http://www.aiwa.co.jp/mm/vx200/
Click the Browse button and select your
preferred MP3 player, then click OK.
3 About button
Clicking on this button will display the
version of VX200 Manager and its
copyright information.
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4 List of File Type box
The default file type argument *.mp3 can
be used to display the MP3 files in the
current folder.
Select the file type argument *.wav to
display WAV files.
Select the file type argument *.* to display
all types of files.
5–9 Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete, and
Rename buttons
These buttons work the same as those of
Microsoft Windows Explorer. You can
cut, copy, paste, delete, rename or move
the files you select in the display list box
(local display list box) of the PC. However,
folders will not be moved or copied.
If you wish to copy some files to a folder,
select the files and drag and drop them
while holding the Ctrl key pressed.
10 New Folder button
11 Update button on the local
display list box
If the information in the local display list
box has been changed, click the Update
button to refresh the local display list box.
Initialize button
This will initialize the Flash Memory in the
player. All files stored in Flash Memory
will be erased. You may need to initialize
Flash Memory when for some reason the
player is not being recognized by the
VX200 Manager software.
Send to VX200 (Download) button
To copy MP3 files and data files from your
PC to the player, drag and drop or use the
Send to VX200 (Download) button
.
Using the mouse, just select the files you
wish to download to the player. Then,
drag and drop them into the display list
box of Flash Memory.
Note
• VX200 Manager will not allow you to
download the MP3 files more than 3
times.
• The file name of “xxx.mp3” will be
changed
to
“xxx.mpm”
after
downloading.
• You can download the MP3 files only
from the hard disc drive of your PC. For
example, the MP3 files in the CD-R drive
cannot be downloaded with the VX200
Manager.
• You cannot download any files during
playback of voice recording.
In this case, stop playback or voice
recording and click the Update button
(section 15 ) to download the files.
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A new folder under the selected folder in
the local display list box will be created.
12 Initialize, Download, and
Upload buttons (Flash Memory)
Send to PC (Upload) button
You can also copy data files and PCM
(voice recording) files from the player to
the selected folder on your PC. If you use
the Send to PC (Upload) button
to
copy them onto your PC, you must select
one folder as a destination. The MP3 files
stored in the player cannot be copied onto
your PC.
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14 Delete button
• VX200 Manager will not allow you to
upload MP3 files from the player to your
PC because of copyright considerations.
Only data files and voice files can be
uploaded to your PC.
• If the player is turned off during a copy
process on purpose or because of
insufficient battery power, the transferred
data might be corrupted. You might need
to initialize the player.
• You cannot upload any files during
playback of voice recording.
In this case, stop playback or voice
recording and click the Update button
(section 15 ) to upload the files.
A selected file in either Flash Memory or
SmartMedia-ID will be highlighted in blue.
Just click on the Delete button to remove
a file highlighted in blue.
Caution
Before you copy a data file or an PCM file
onto your PC, be sure to rename the file.
If a file with the same filename already
exists when you copy the files, the previous
copied file will be erased automatically
and the file will be replaced with a new
one.
13 Initialize , Download
and Upload
buttons
(SmartMedia-ID)
,
These buttons operate as described in
section 12.
If you insert a new SmartMedia-ID, you
must initialize the SmartMedia-ID by
clicking on the Initialize button.
Note
• VX200 Manager will not allow you to
download the MP3 files more than 3
times.
• You cannot copy any MP3 files from the
player to your PC.
• The file name of “xxx.mp3” will be
changed
to
“xxx.mpm”
after
downloading.
• The MP3 files in the SmartMedia-ID
cannot be played back with other player
due to SmartMedia-ID.
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15 Update button (Flash Memory)
If the information in the display list box
has been changed, click on the Update
button to refresh the Flash memory display
list box.
Note
You cannot download or upload any files
during playback of voice recording.
In this case, stop playback or voice
recording and click this Update button
to download or upload the files.
16 SmartMedia-ID format button
If you use the SmartMedia-ID formatted
by VX200 Manager with a digital camera
or other players, click this button to format.
17 Local Display list box
This list box shows the files stored on your
PC, such as the MP3 files and data files
that you want to copy to the player. The
default file type argument *.mp3 will display
only MP3 files in the current folder. You
may also select the file type argument *.*
to display all files or specify a type of file
to be displayed.
You may also select *.wav to display the
voice files you recorded. Even if you see
the standard wave format files, however,
you can play back only the voice file
recorded with the MM-VX200 player.
To select multiple files
MP3 file info
• While holding the Ctrl key on the
keyboard pressed, click on the desired
files. If you click on a highlighted file, the
file will be unselected.
• If you click on a file while holding the
Shift key pressed, the files between the
first click and the release of the mouse
button will be highlighted.
• The total size of the selected files in the
local display list box will be displayed
below the list box.
You can modify file descriptions (ID3 tags)
for any MP3 files selected in the local
display list box. ID3 tag information can
be changed by selecting the MP3 Info
from the menu. Clicking on the Modify
button will replace the ID3 tag information
of the selected MP3 file with the ID3 tag
information you have input.
Clicking on the Remove button will remove
the ID3 tag information from the selected
MP3 file.
Click on the Modify button to update the
ID3 tag information after making a change.
Otherwise, the information does not
change even if you have input new data.
18 Flash Memory Display list box
The upper right list box of VX200 Manager
is the Flash Memory display list box.
All files in Flash Memory (built-in memory
of the player) will be displayed in this list
box.
The sizes of total and available memory in
the player are displayed in kilobytes below
the list box.
The filename displayed on the display of
the player will be the Title, Artist name
and Album title if they are contained in the
ID3 tag of the MP3 file. If the ID3 tag does
not contain the Title, Artist name and
Album title, only the MP3 filename,
excluding the MP3 extension, will be
displayed on the display.
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Chapter 4
PLAYER OPERATION
1 PLAYER OVERVIEW . . . . . . . . . 18
2 DISPLAY OVERVIEW . . . . . . . . . 20
3 PLAYER OPERATION . . . . . . . . 21
This chapter provides an overview of the
display and operation of the player.
1
PLAYER OVERVIEW
Main unit
1 MP3 button
Press to enter MP3 mode, in which you
can play MP3 files.
Press repeatedly to display the MP3
song information such as MPEG Type,
Sampling Rate and Bit Rate.
2 \ jack
Connect the supplied remote control.
3 Display window
4 HOLD switch
Release before use to activate the
buttons. When not in use, set it to the
HOLD position to prevent unintentional
operation.
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5 s POWER OFF button
Press to stop playback or recording.
Keep pressed for 1 second to turn off
the power.
6 r button
Press to go back to the beginning of
the current track or previous track.
Keep pressed during playback to
search for a desired point.
7 A-B button
Press to repeat a certain portion of the
current track.
8 USB port connector
Connect the Series B connector of the
supplied USB cable to connect the
player to your PC.
9 VOLUME button
Press to adjust the volume. The volume
level ranges from 0 to 20.
0 VOICE button
Press to enter Voice mode, in which
you can create and play voice files.
Press again to display the sampling
frequency of the voice file for 3
seconds.
! ERASE button
Press to erase the current MP3 or
voice file.
@ Built-in microphone
Records your voice messages.
# DC 3 V jack
Connect the AC adaptor Aiwa AC-D302
(not supplied).
$ e POWER ON button
Keep pressed for 1 second to turn on
the power.
Press to start playback of an MP3 or
voice file.
Press during playback to pause, and
press again to resume.
% t button
Press to skip to the beginning of the
next or succeeding track.
Keep pressed during playback to
search for a desired point.
^ PLAY MODE button
Press repeatedly to select the playback
mode.
& DTP button
Press repeatedly to select the preset
equalizer.
* REC/STOP button
Press to start recording using the builtin microphone in Voice mode.
Press again to stop recording.
• You cannot start recording while any
MP3 or voice file is being played.
( Battery compartment
Insert an LR6 (size AA) alkaline
battery.
) SmartMedia-ID slot
Insert your SmartMedia-ID (16MB,
32MB, or 64MB) into this slot.
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Remote control
1 VOL control
2 Headphone jack
3 e button
4 s POWER OFF button
5 HOLD switch
6 DTP button
7 t button
8 r button
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DISPLAY OVERVIEW
Display window
12 3 4 5 6 7
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! 0
1 Battery Indicator
This displays the remaining battery
power.
2 HOLD Icon
This indicates that the HOLD switch is
set to the HOLD position.
3 Playback mode Icon
This indicates the selected playback
mode.
(No Icon) Normal
Repeat
Repeat All
Random
Random Repeat All
4 Segment Repeat (A-B)
This indicates the specified location (a
portion being repeated) of the currently
playing file.
5 Volume Icon
This indicates the volume level on a
scale of 0 to 20.
6 Memory Icon
This indicates the remaining available
memory in megabytes.
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7 Elapsed playback/recording time
This indicates the elapsed time in
minutes and seconds separated by a
colon of the track currently being
played or recorded.
8 Remaining recording time
This appears during voice recording.
9 Total number of tracks
This indicates the total number of MP3
files or voice files.
0 Current track number
This indicates the file number of the
current MP3 or voice file.
! Title
The MP3 title or voice file name is
displayed during playback or voice
files. A voice filename will look like
PAGE xx; where xx is a file number
from 0 to 99. If an MP3 file contains the
Title, Artist name and Album title in its
ID3 tag, the Title, Artist name and
Album title will be displayed. If the MP3
file does not contain the Title, Artist
name and Album title, only the MP3
filename excluding the extension
(.MP3) will be displayed.
@ Status
This box shows information on the
current status of play, pause and
record.
3
MP3 playback
PLAYER OPERATION
Turning the power on and off
2
1 \
3
DTP
POWER
OFF
HOLD
POWER
OFF
POWER
ON
PLAY
MODE
4
A-B
HOLD
POWER OFF
DTP
POWER OFF
When operating with the remote control
Press the e button.
The power is turned on, and playback of
MP3 files starts automatically.
After use, press the s POWER OFF
button to stop playback. The power is
turned off automatically.
1 Connect the supplied remote
control to the \ jack of the player
and connect the supplied
headphones to the remote
control.
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First, release the HOLD switch to activate
the buttons of the player.
Press the e POWER ON button to
turn on the player.
The power will turned off automatically
after about 3 minutes from the last
operation (Auto Power Off function). To
turn off the power before the Auto Power
Off function turns off the power, keep the
sPOWER OFF button pressed for 1
second.
2 Press the MP3 button to select
MP3 playback mode.
3 Press the e button to start
playback.
Playback starts from the MP3 file that
you played last time.
4 Adjust the volume.
Press the r or t button to change
the track number.
To stop playback, press the s POWER
OFF button.
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To select a preset equalizer
Note
Press the DTP button repeatedly to select
a desired equalizer mode.
Classic – Normal sound setting
Rock – Optimized sound setting for
Rock music
Pop
– Optimized sound setting for
Pop music
Jazz
– Optimized sound setting for
Jazz music
You can specify a location to be repeated
only in one MP3 file at a time. If the end of
the current track is reached before you
press the A-B button again, repeat
playback is canceled automatically.
Voice recording
1
2
To select other playback modes
Press the PLAY MODE button repeatedly
to select a playback mode of the followings.
Each time the button is pressed, the
playback mode changes in the following
order.
Normal
– Plays all stored MP3 songs
in order, then stops after
the last song.
Repeat
– Plays the current song
repeatedly.
Repeat All – Plays all stored MP3 songs
repeatedly.
Random – Plays all stored MP3 songs
in random order.
Random Repeat All
– Plays all stored MP3 songs
in random order repeatedly.
To repeat a certain area
Procedure during MP3 playback
1 Press the A-B button at the
beginning of the phrase to be
repeated.
2 Press the A-B button again at the
end of the phrase to be repeated.
Playback starts between the marked
locations repeatedly. When the end of
the location is reached, playback starts
again from the beginning of the marked
location automatically.
To cancel repeat playback of the
location, press the A-B button during
repeat playback.
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POWER
OFF
3
You can record your voice message in the
built-in Flash Memory of the player.
1 Press the VOICE button to select
voice mode.
2 Orient the built-in microphone to
the sound source.
3 Press the REC/STOP button to
start recording.
To stop recording, press the REC/
STOP button or the s POWER OFF
button.
Each time recording stops by pressing
the REC/STOP button or the s
POWER OFF button, the recording
track number increases.
Note
You cannot record voice messages
directly into the SmartMedia-ID in the
player.
To playback a recorded voice
message
1
POWER
OFF
\
Erasing Files
2,3
2
3
1
MP3 or voice files can be erased without
using VX200 Manager.
1 Connect the supplied remote
control to the \ jack of the player
and connect the supplied
headphones to the remote
control.
2 Press the ERASE button.
2 Press the VOICE button to select
voice file playback mode.
3 Press the ERASE button again to
erase the current track.
3 Press the e button to start
playback.
To cancel erasing, press a button other
than the ERASE button.
1 During stop mode, press the r
or t button to select a track to
be erased from an MP3 file or
voice file.
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Press the e button to pause, and
press it again to resume playback.
Press the r or t button to change
the track number.
To stop playback, press the s POWER
OFF button.
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NOTE
FOR USE IN THE U.S.A.
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 into an outlet on circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
CAUTION
Modifications or adjustments to this product, which are not expressly approved by the
manufacturer, may void the user’s right or authority to operate this product.
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
AIWA AMERICA INC. declares, in sole responsibility, that the following product referred to
in the declaration conforms to the following standard, tested on the basis of FCC standard
with the Class B device.
Type of product
Brand Name
Model Name
: Portable MP3 Player
: AIWA
: MM-VX200
ANSI C63.4 1992
FCC PART 15 SUBPART B
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.
AIWA AMERICA INC.
800 Corporate Drive, Mahwah NJ 07430-2048 U.S.A.
Tel: 201-512-3600
Fax: 201-512-3710
For assistance and information,
call toll free 1-800-BUY-AIWA. (United States and Puerto Rico)
8A-HZ1-911-01
000721AYO-O-K
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