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Multimedia Enclosure
User's Manual
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Copyright Statement
It is a criminal offence, under applicable copyright laws, to make unauthorized
copies of copyright-protected material, including computer programs, films,
broadcasts and sound recordings. This equipment should not be used for such
purposes.
FCC Compliance Statement
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.
FCC Warning Statement
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 emit radio
frequency energy and, if not installed or used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause interference to radio communications. However,
television reception interference can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on. The user is encouraged to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna
Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver
Connect the equipment into an outlet different from that to which the
receiver is connected
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
CAUTION
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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Table of Contents
Before Using................................................................. 1
Preparation.................................................................... 6
Installing the HDD into ME3............................................................. 6
Connection.................................................................... 8
Connecting ME3 with TV or monitor ................................................ 8
Plugging the AC power.................................................................... 11
Getting started ............................................................ 12
Initializing the HDD ........................................................................ 12
Basic operation ........................................................... 14
I.
Watching the input video ......................................................... 14
One Touch Recording .............................................................. 14
Time Shifting ........................................................................... 14
II. Browsing the multimedia files ................................................. 16
III. Playback the recorded video .................................................... 20
Play : Play the recorded video .................................................. 20
Delete : Delete the video selected............................................. 21
Rename : Rename the video ..................................................... 21
Sorting : Change the sequence of video list .............................. 21
Title Edit : Edit the select video ............................................... 21
IV. Copying files ........................................................................... 23
Advanced operation .................................................... 25
I.
II.
III.
IV.
V.
VI.
VII.
Play photo with background music .......................................... 25
Repeat playing ......................................................................... 25
HD video output ...................................................................... 26
Zoom in ................................................................................... 26
Exchange files with PC ............................................................ 26
Playing DVD files ................................................................... 26
Setup ....................................................................................... 28
FAQ ............................................................................ 31
Technical Specifications ............................................. 32
Before Using
I.
Checking the package contents
A. ME3 Multimedia Enclosure 1 pc
B. Accessory
Remote Control
1pc
(With Battery)
Composite AV cable
1pc
Red
Composite AV
extension Cable
1 pcs
Power adaptor &
AC power cord
1set
White
Yellow
Red
Component
video extension
Cable 1pc
Green
USB Cable 1pc
Blue
Manual 1pc
QIG 1 pc
Screw driver
1pc
Screw pack
1 pc
1
D. How to replace battery of
remote control
C. Preparing the remote control
When the remote control runs out
of battery, you may follow the
instructions to replace the battery.
1. Pull out the isolator
1. Open the battery cover
2. Ready to use
Pull out a piece of isolator, then
remote control can be used.
2. Put in CR2025 battery
( Positive pole "+" face up)
3. Put on the battery cover
Note:
The model of the battery is
CR2025.
Please confirm the polarity
before you insert the battery.
2
II. Name and function
A. Front Panel
1. LED cover
2. IR receiver
(For remote control)
3. Power button
4. Stand
3
B. Back Panel
1. PC to USB port (USB Device)
To connect with PC
2. USB port (USB Host)
To connect with USB storage
device, or USB card reader
3. (Composite) AV IN Jack
4. (Component) YPbPr OUT Jack
5. (Composite) AV OUT Jack
6. LAN Jack
7. DC IN Jack
4
C. Remote Control
1.
POWER : Power on/off
2.
MENU : Go to the main menu
3.
0 ~9: Numeric keys
4.
Title : Go to DVD title menu
5.
Navigation keys
6.
ENTER
7.
GOTO : Playback search
8.
AUDIO : Audio selection
9.
SUBTITLE : Subtitle selection
10.
PAUSE/TIMESHIFT
11.
PLAY
12.
STOP/LIVE
13.
SLOW PLAY
14.
DISPLAY
15.
ZOOM : Change zoom factor
16.
REC : Record
17.
HDD : HDD hot key
18.
SETUP : Go to setup menu
19.
RESOLUTION :
NTSC/PAL switch
20.
MEDIA TYPE : Select media type
21.
VOL +/- : Volume up/down
22.
RETURN
23.
BOOKMARK SET/GOTO :
Set bookmark/ go to bookmark
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24.
ANGLE : Change viewing angle
25.
FF : Fast forward
26.
REW : Fast rewind
27.
NEXT : Next
28.
PREV : Previous
29.
A-B : A-B repeat
30.
REPEAT
Preparation
Installing the HDD into ME3
1. Remove remote control
4. Connect the data cable and power
cable to HDD
2. Unscrew the HDD frame from the bottom
(2 screws)
5. Put HDD in the frame
3. Pull out front panel with HDD frame
6. Screw HDD with the frame
(4 screws)
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7. Slide the HDD frame in
9. Screw HDD frame from the Bottom
8. Frame with holes should be on
the bottom side
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Connection
Connecting ME3 with TV or monitor
A. Composite audio and video
output connection
Use the supplied composite AV cable
to connect the AV OUT jack and AV
input port on your TV or monitor.
Be sure to match the color of the plug
with color of the jack on TV or monitor.
ME3 supports NTSC and PAL video
signal from the AV OUT jack
Figure Composite AV OUT connection
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B. Component (YPbPr) video and audio
output connection (To have better
video quality)
to connect the AV extension cable and
audio input jack of the component input
port on your TV or monitor. Be sure to
match the color of the plug with color of
the jack on TV or monitor.
Plug the black mini plug of the supplied
Component video extension cable into
the YPbPr jack on the ME3. Use a
component (YPbPr) video cable (NOT
supplied) to connect the component
video extension cable and component
(YPbPr) video input port on your TV or
monitor. Be sure to match the color of
the plug with color of the jack on TV or
monitor. ME3 supports NTSC and
PAL progressive scan, 720p, and 1080i
component video output.
Use the supplied composite AV cable
Note:
Standard component video
cable is NOT included. In
order to have good video
quality, to use a standard
YPbPr component video
cable is suggested.
Only one of the two
connections
described
above is required.
Figure Component (YPbPr) connection
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C. Connecting with other video
source
Plug the black mini plug of the
supplied composite AV extension
cable into the AV IN jack on ME3.
Use a standard composite AV cable
(not supplied) to connect the AV
extension cable and audio/video
output port on other device. Be sure
to match the color of the plug with
color of the jack (yellow, white, and
red) on the device.
ME3 can play, time-shift and record
the input video from other device,
such as VCR, Set top box, DVD
player, and Camcorder. ME3 can
support both NTSC and PAL input
video signal from AV IN jack.
Figure Composite AV IN connection
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Plugging the AC power
Insert DC plug of the adaptor to DC IN
jack on ME3. Connect one end of AC
power cord to power adaptor and plug
the AC plug to a power outlet.
Figure Power connection
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Getting started
Turn on your TV or monitor and ME3.
If your TV or monitor can not display
correctly, press RESOLUTION key to
change the video output resolution.
Step 2: Adjust the size for video
recording.
Once you specify the size, rest of the HDD
can be used for storing music, photo, and
video files. Press ,
key to adjust.
Select [NEXT] to proceed to the next step.
Initializing the HDD
In the first time using ME3, you should
initialize the HDD of ME3 after a new HDD
is installed
Please follow the on-screen procedure to
initialize the HDD.
Step 3: Start the format process.
Once you confirm all the previous
adjustment, select [Format] to start the
process.
Select [OK] to confirm the process.
Step 1: To set the buffer size for time
shifting function.
Warning:
The buffer is used to temporarily store the
input video for time shifting function. You
can choose from 1 hr to 4 hrs.
Press ,
key to adjust.
Select [NEXT] to proceed to the next step.
Once ME3 start formatting,
all the data in HDD will be
destroyed.
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Initial setup
Enter System setup to select the Menu
Language, and set Time.
Once the HDD is initialized, you can start
the ME3 initial setup process.
Note:
ME3 can operate without HDD
installed.
Enter Setup menu from the Top Menu.
Figure: System setup menu
Note:
Please refer to "Advanced
Operation" chapter in the
manual on Setup procedure.
Figure: Top Menu
The Time setting can only
last for some time after the
AC power cord is unplugged.
Enter Video setup to change the setting to
match your TV or monitor specification.
You can press , , , key to select a
setting, and press ENTER to change
setting.
Figure: Video setup menu
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Basic operation
sequentially, 30 min, 60 min, 90 min,
120min, 180 min, and 240 min, each
time REC key is pressed. When 240
min is selected, press REC key again
will cancel the recording time setting.
You can play, edit, and manipulate the
recorded video in Playback mode.
When you turn on the power of ME3, the
top MENU will be shown. Whenever the
MENU key is pressed, the top MENU will
be shown on top of the previous screen.
I.
Watching the input video
Note:
Make sure the AV IN connection is correct,
then turn on the power of the connected
video device, like VCR, Set top box,
Camcorder, or DVD player.
Select [Video In] icon from the top MENU
and press ENTER key to display the input
video from AV IN jack.
With input video playing, you can record
and Time-shift the video.
You can play video, browse
photo, or play music when ME3
is in recording. HD video can
not be played when ME3 is in
recording.
Some functions can not be
operated when ME3 is in
recording.
When recording is stopped, a
red
will be displayed on the
screen.
Please refer to the "Advanced
Operation" chapter to change
the recording quality.
Time Shifting
Time shifting is a powerful
function for you to enjoy the long
video. Once the time shifting is
started, ME3 will buffer the input
video in the background. You
can use PLAY CONTROL keys to
pause, fast forward, and fast
backward play the video just like
you are playing a recorded video.
Figure Video In icon
One Touch Recording
When input video is playing, you can
press REC key to record the
on-screen video into HDD. You may
change the recording quality in
Record setup menu. You may press
STOP key to stop recording. You
can press REC key again to select the
recording time. ME3 will stop the
recording when recording time is up.
Recording time will be changed
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When input video is played, in
Video In mode,
press
(PAUSE/TIME SHIFT)
key to start the Time Shifting
function.
"
Live Pause: Preparing …"
message will be shown on the top
of the screen. Time shifting
buffer indication bar will be shown
on the bottom of the screen.
Figure Time shifting buffer indication bar
When the "
Live Pause:
Preparing
…"
message
disappear, you can use the PLAY
Key
CONTROL keys to operate time
shifting function.
Function
PLAY
Play
PAUSE/TIME SHIFT
Pause
FF
Fast forward play
REW
Fast backward play
PREV
Jump to previous chapter mark
NEXT
Jump to next chapter mark
STOP/LIVE
Cancel the Time Shifting function
Slow
Slow play
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Note:
Select [Browser] icon and press ENTER
key to enter the browser mode. The
media type bar is shown on the top.
The selected media type is highlighted
on the leftmost of the bar. File source
selection box is shown on the left, and
preview window is shown on the right of
the screen. Press ,
key to select
media type, and press , key to select
the file source. Press ENTER key to
browse the multimedia files in the select
file source.
The buffer length of time
shifting is selected in HDD
initialization.
When REC key is pressed,
ME3 will start the recording
and the time shifting function
will stop automatically.
ME3 supports 1.5x, 2x, 4x, 8x,
16x, 32x fast play.
ME3 supports 3/4x, 1/2x, 1/4x,
1/8x, 1/16x slow play.
Auto Chapter function can be
set in Record Setup menu.
II.
There are three file source can be
browsed, including HDD, USB port, and
NET.
A. HDD
Browsing the multimedia files
Select [HDD] icon and press
ENTER key to browse the HDD.
Press
,
key to select media
type, press ,
key to select the
folder, and press ENTER key to
open the folder.
ME3 can play music, high resolution photo,
and HD quality of video files.
The
multimedia files can be copied from PC to
HDD of ME3. (Please refer to "Exchange
files with PC" section in "Advanced
operation" chapter in the manual).
ME3 supports various multimedia file
formats.
Playback
Audio:
MP3, WMA
Formats :
Video:
MPEG 1/2, DivX HD,
DivX 3.11, 4.12, 5, 6;
AVI, VOB, MPG ,
DAT, Xvid
Picture: JPG , BMP
Subtitle: SRT, SUB, SSA, SMI
Figure Browser screen
Table Supported file formats
Note:
ME3 does not support
progressive JPEG format.
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Only selected file type is highlighted
on the left of the media type bar.
The folder name and its sub-folder
are listed on the left window. The
thumbnail picture of the files, with
the selected file type, are listed on
the bottom. Only the files, with
selected file type, are listed. Press
MEDIA TYPE key to change file
type. Press
, key to select a
file to preview.
Key
A preview window, shown on the
right, shows the information of the
selected file.
Press ENTER key
to play the selected file.
You can use PLAY CONTROL keys
to pause, fast forward, and fast
backward play the video, photo,
and music.
Function
PLAY
Start to play
PAUSE
Pause
FF
Fast forward play
REW
Fast backward play
PREV
Jump to previous photo, or music file
NEXT
Jump to next photo, or music file
STOP
Stop the playing, a green
SLOW
Slow playing video file
ME3 supports 1.5x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x,
32x fast play and 3/4x, 1/2x, 1/4x,
1/8x, 1/16x slow play.
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indication displayed
B. USB port
need to have a USB card reader
(Not supplied) to read the files in
memory card.
Plug USB storage device or USB
card reader to USB Host port on
the back panel.
You may store your multimedia files
in USB flash drive, USB hard disk
drive, or memory card. ME3 can
browse the files from USB flash
drive, USB hard disk drive, and
USB card reader directly. You
Figure USB Host connection
Note:
If your multimedia files are
stored in memory card, you
need to have a USB card
reader which can read the
type of memory card.
hard disk drive.
Please check the instruction
of your USB hard drive to use
an external power source to
supply enough current to the
hard disk drive.
Some USB hard disk drive
may consume more current
than ME3 USB Host port
can supply. In this case,
ME3 may not detect the USB
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Select [USB] icon and press
ENTER key to browse the device
connected to
USB Host port.
Press
,
key to select media
type, press ,
key to select the
folder, and press ENTER key to
open the folder.
C. NET
Select [NET] icon and press
ENTER key to browse the shared
folder of other PC in the LAN.
Press
,
key to select media
type. Press ,
key to select a
PC in the LAN, and press ENTER
key to connect. Then press ,
key to select the folder and press
ENTER key to open the folder.
Press SET key, a dialog box will be
shown. You can Add, Rename,
and Delete an IP address.
Note:
You have to set the connect
network parameters on
Network setup menu before
you can browse from the
NET.
Note:
You need to check the IP
address of the networked
device, which you would
like to browse.
When the devices list is
shown, there will be a /My
shortcuts/ item listed. /My
shortcuts/ can store IP
address of the frequently
used
network
device.
Select /My shortcuts/ and
press ENTER key to list all
the IP addresses defined in
/My shortcuts/.
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Select Add to add an IP address.
A dialog box will be shown as
follow.
You can play, delete, rename, edit the
recorded title on Playback menu. Use ,
keys to select an operation. The
operation will be highlighted on the top of
the screen. Use ,
keys to select a
recorded video. Press ENTER key to
apply the operation to the selected video.
Note:
A red
sign, on the
recorded
video
list,
indicates the video is in
recording.
A yellow
sign indicates the recorded
video is not played yet.
After input all the data, press
ENTER key to confirm and save the
shortcut.
III.
Play : Play the recorded video
Playback the recorded video
You can use PLAY CONTROL keys
to play, pause, fast play, and slow
play the video.
Select [Playback] icon to enter recorded
video playback menu. All the recorded
video titles are listed by the sorting method.
A preview window is shown with selected
video playing. The free HDD space for
recording and equivalent recording time
are shown at the bottom of the preview
window.
Figure Playback menu
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Key
Function
PLAY
Start to play
PAUSE
FF
Pause
Fast forward play
REW
Fast backward play
PREV
Jump to previous chapter mark
NEXT
Jump to next chapter mark
STOP/LIVE
Slow
Stop the playing, a green
indication displayed
Slow play
When playback started, the video
selected will display in full screen.
ME3 supports 1.5x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x,
32x fast play and 3/4x, 1/2x, 1/4x,
1/8x, 1/16x slow play.
Sorting : Change the sequence of video
list
An "Automatically sorting by:"
message box will be shown. Use ,
keys to select and press ENTER
key to change the sorting method.
Video listing sequence can be sorted
by Title Number, Recording Time,
Title Name, or Fresh Titles.
Delete : Delete the video selected
A "Confirm to delete" message box
will be shown. Select [Confirm] to
confirm, and select [Cancel] to
Cancel.
Note:
Delete operation will be rejected
when ME3 is under recording.
Rename : Rename the video
A keypad will be shown on screen.
Use
,
,
,
to select the
character and press ENTER key to
input characters.
Select [OK] icon
on keypad and press ENTER key to
complete the input.
Figure "Automatically sorting
by:" message box
Title Edit : Edit the select video
A Title Edit toolbox will be shown.
Press ,
keys to select and press
ENTER key to apply the editing tool.
Figure Screen keypad
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video should be set first. The
selected video is shown and ready
to play. Use PLAY CONTROL
keys to browse the video. Select
the [SET A] icon on the toolbox and
press ENTER key to set the point A,
a green indication will be shown.
Repeat the same procedure to set
the point B. Select [CANCEL]
icon to cancel the operation.
Select the [CONFIRM] icon to
delete, a "Confirm to delete"
message box will be shown.
Select [CONFIRM] to confirm AB
Erase operation, and select
[CANCEL] to Cancel.
Figure Title Edit toolbox
1.
Set Thumbnail : Change the
thumbnail picture of the video
title
You can capture a video frame and
use the picture as the thumbnail of
the video title. The selected video
is shown and ready to play. Use
PLAY CONTROL keys to select the
video frame. Use ,
keys to
select [CONFIRM] icon on the tool
bar and press ENTER key to
capture the video frame.
Figure AB Erase toolbox
3.
Split Title
Select a point in the video and split
the video into two video titles. Use
PLAY CONTROL keys to browse
video. Select [CONFIRM] icon and
press ENTER key to split the video
from the point displayed.
4.
Merge Title
Merge the select video and the
following video into a new video
title.
5.
Figure Thumbnail Capture
2.
Add Chapter Mark
You may add more Chapter Mark
in the select video. Use PLAY
CONTROL keys to browse video.
Select [ADD] icon and press
ENTER key to add the mark.
AB Erase
Delete from point A to point B in the
video. Point A and point B in the
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A red mark will be added in the
tool bar.
Tools
Select [Delete All Title] to delete all
the recorded videos. A "Confirm to
Delete" message box will be shown.
Select [Confirm] to confirm the
delete, and select [Cancel] to
Cancel.
Figure Add chapter Mark tool bar
6.
Remove Chapter Mark
You can delete Chapter Mark of
the select video. Play the video,
passing to a Chapter Mark, the
mark will be shown in bright red.
Select the [DELETE] icon in the
tool bar and press ENTER key to
delete the mark.
7.
IV.
Copying files
You can copy files from an USB storage
device or a networked device to HDD of
ME3 or copy files in HDD to an USB device.
You can also delete folders and files in
HDD or USB device.
Copy to FAT32 partition
ME3 stores the recorded video clips
in a special partition of the HDD
which can not be read directly by
PC. If you select the [Copy to
FAT32 partition] operation, ME3
will convert the video into MPEG
format and make a copy to FAT32
partition of the HDD. Then you
can read the file, using an USB
Device connection with ME3, from
PC.
Please follow the steps described.
1.
Select a source device, either
USB device, HDD, or NET device.
Press
key to move to
destination device selection box.
2.
Select a destination device.
The device can be USB, HDD, or
Delete. If you select [Delete],
you will delete the selected file
and folder.
Note:
The copy process may take
some time depending on the
length of the video.
The converted file will be
stored in \rec folder of HDD.
You can enter browser mode
to play the file.
Press
23
to move to next page.
3.
Press
,
keys to choose a
folder or file in the source device.
Use ENTER key to open a folder.
Use SET key to select all the files
and folders to be copied. Press
SET key again to cancel the
selection. If there is a file or
folder with same name in the
destination
device,
an
"Overwrite ?" dialog box will be
popped up. Select [Confirm] to
overwrite. Up to 8 items can be
selected at a time.
Press
to move to destination
device box. If you select [Delete]
in step2, then a "Confirm to
delete ?" dialog will be popped up.
4.
Select the folder to be copied to.
Use ENTER key to open a folder.
Select <Create New Folder>,
you can create a sub folder in the
folder.
Press
to move to confirmation
dialog box.
5.
Select [Confirm] to proceed, or
select [Cancel] to abort. When
copy is started, a "Proceeding"
indication is shown on the top of
the screen.
Note:
ME3 can only write to a
USB storage device with
FAT32 format.
The limit of the file size for
FAT32 is 4G.
To backup important files
in another storage device
is suggested.
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Advanced operation
I.
Play photo with background
music
Enter Browser mode, select a music file in
a folder to play. All the music files in the
same folder will play sequentially. The
music will keep playing in the background.
Change to Photo media type, select a
photo file folder, and select a photo file to
start playing. ME3 will play all the photo
files in the same folder.
The music will keep playing in the
background.
If you want to stop the music playing, press
STOP key to stop photo and press
STOP key again to stop the background
music.
Media type
Press REPEAT key
Press A-B key
Music
Repeat 1, Repeat ALL, Repeat Off
(N.A.)
Video
Repeat Title, Repeat Off
(N.A.)
Recorded
Repeat Title, Repeat Chapter, Repeat Off
Repeat from A to B
video playback
II.
Repeat playing
to repeat portion of video. Press A-B key
to set the point A, which is the start point of
the repeating. Press A-B key again to set
point B, which is the end of the repeating.
ME3 starts playing from point A to point B
repeatedly, until A-B key is pressed again.
ME3 supports two kind of repeat modes,
REPEAT and A-B repeat.
Press REPEAT key to select the repeat
type of the playing .
For recorded video, you can use A-B key
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III. HD video output
USB cable to connect USB Host port of PC
and USB Device port of ME3. Windows
of PC will detect HDD of ME3 automatically.
You can use file explorer to manipulate the
files in HDD of ME3.
ME3 supports HD video output, 720p or
1080i, when playing Photo, and Video.
From Setup/Video menu, you can change
the HD output. If you select 720p or
1080I, ME3 will play Photo and Video file
with the selected video resolution.
Note:
The OS of PC needs to be
compatible with Windows XP
and above.
Note:
Only component (YPbPr)
video output can support 720p,
and 1080i resolutions.
Use safely removal function in
Windows to stop the HDD
before removing the USB
connection.
Composite (AV OUT) video
output can only support NTSC,
and PAL resolution. If you
select HD output, using
Composite (AV OUT) video
connection, there will be no
display on TV or monitor when
playing photo and video files.
You can press SETUP key to
turn off
HD Output from
Video setup menu.
DO NOT break the USB
connection when HDD is
writing or reading.
VI. Playing DVD files
Back up a DVD video Disc into a folder in
HDD, USB or NET storage device.
The selected resolution needs
to be supported by your TV or
Monitor, otherwise there will
be no display.
Note:
Some DVD Discs can not be
copied because of copy
protection.
The backup
operation must obey your
local raw of copyright.
Please do not copy or
distribute
media
with
copyright.
IV. Zoom in
You can ZOOM in the display when ME3 is
playing photo, video, or recorded video.
Press ZOOM key to zoom in the display,
and zoom factor will be changed from 2x,
3x, 4x, 8x, and 1x sequentially.
V.
Browse the folder and Open the video_ts
subfolder.Play the video_ts.ifo file. Usually,
the video_ts.ifo is the first file in the
subfolder. The menu of the DVD video
will be shown, you can use the remote
control to navigate the DVD video.
Exchange files with PC
ME3 can serve as an external HDD of PC.
When ME3 is powered on, use supplied
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Navigation functions
TITLE
G. GOTO
Press the GOTO key, a Playback
Search dialog box will be popped
up. Use ,
arrow key to select
Title, Chapter, or Time setting.
Press
ENTER
to
start
Title/Chapter/Time input.
You
can use ,
arrow key or digits
key to change the value. Press
ENTER again, the display will jump
to the specified Title/Chapter/Time.
Press GOTO key again, the dialog
box will be closed.
Go to Menu of the DVD video
H. Play control keys
A.
AUDIO selection
Select different audio or language
setting.
B.
SUBTITLE selection
Select a subtitle.
C. ANGLE selection
Select a viewing angle
D. BOOKMARK SET
Set a bookmark.
E.
BOOKMARK GOTO
Go to the bookmark.
F.
Key
PLAY
Function
PAUSE
Play
Pause
FF
Fast forward play
REW
Fast backward play
PREV
Jump to previous chapter
NEXT
Jump to next chapter
STOP
Stop playing
Slow
Slow play
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VII. Setup
b.
Select [Setup] icon on the top MENU to
enter Setup menu..
Letter Box 4:3
ME3 places black bars at the
top and bottom of the screen.
Wide screen video will fit the
width of the 4:3 display.
Press
,
key to select setup type.
Press ,
key to select an item and
press ENTER key to setup.
When setting up an item, the choice of the
item display on the right side of the menu.
Press ,
key to select a choice, and
press ENTER key to confirm the change.
Press RETURN key to cancel the setup.
c.
16:9
Select 16:9, if your TV or
monitor is 16:9 wide screen.
2.
A. Video setup
Brightness
Adjust the brightness of the
output video. Press , key to
adjust and press ENTER key to
confirm.
Figure Brightness adjusting
3.
Figure Video setup menu
1.
Aspect Ratio
Select an aspect ratio setting to
match the connected TV or
monitor.
a.
Contrast
Adjust the contrast of the output
video. Press ,
key to adjust
and press ENTER key to
confirm.
4.
HD Output
Select a HD resolution for video
output when playing Photo and
Video files.
Pan Scan 4:3
If your TV or monitor is 4:3
screen, you can select either
Pan Scan 4:3 or Letter Box 4:3
setting.
With Pan Scan 4:3 setting, ME3
crops both side of wired screen
video to fit the 4:3 screen.
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LAN configuration. If your LAN
supports DHCP function, you
can select AUTO (DHCP)
setting. ME3 will get the IP
address automatically.
Otherwise, you have to select
MANUAL and set the IP
Address, Subnet Mask, and
Default Gateway parameters
manually.
B. Record setup
D. System setup
1.
Quality
Change the recording quality.
There are 5 different types of
recording quality to be chosen.
Different quality affects the file
size of the recorded video.
2.
Auto Chapter
Change the period of chapter
mark or turn off the auto chapter
function. You can press PREV
or
NEXT key to jump to
position of previous or next
chapter mark.
1.
Menu Language
Change the menu language.
2.
Time
Set the Date and Time.
C. Network setup
Press ENTER key to complete
the setting.
1.
Wired LAN Setup
Select AUTO (DHCP), or
MANUAL according to your
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3.
Browser Preview
You can turn the preview
function on or off, when
browsing multimedia files.
4.
Warning:
HDD Format operation
will destroy all the data
in the HDD.
HDD Format
Format the HDD in the ME3.
Please refer to the "Getting
Started" chapter in the manual
and follow the Initialize the
HDD procedures.
5.
Restore Default
ME3 will restore all the default
settings.
Please follow the display to
select menu language, set time,
and set network parameters.
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FAQ
Q3: No display when playing photo or
video files
You may select a HD resolution in
Setup/Video setup menu. Please
check whether your display support
the resolution or not. If you use AV
OUT connection, ME3 only support
NTSC and PAL system.
Q1: When a video is played on screen,
but can not be recorded.
Some DVD video disc, with copy
protection, can not be recorded.
Q2: No sound in component video
connection
Component video only deliver video
signal. You still need to connect the
red and white plug of composite AV
extension cable to AV input on your
TV or monitor.
Q4: ME3 can not detect an USB device
ME3 may not detect an USB device
which consume too much current.
Please refer to the manual of your
USB device to use external power to
support the USB device.
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Technical Specifications
Physical Dimension
Height: 136.6 mm x Depth: 207.5 mm x Width: 44.3mm
Weight
0.65 Kg (without Hard disk drive)
Operation Temperature
0
Playback Format
Audio: MP3, WMA
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Video: MPEG 1/2, DivX HD, DivX 3.11, 4.12, 5, 6; AVI, VOB,
MPG , DAT, Xvid, TP, TS
Picture: JPG , BMP
Subtitle: SRT, SUB, SMI, SSA
Remote Control
IR remote controller
Audio Out
2 channels stereo output
Video Out
Component: Y, Pb, Pr ( support NTSC, PAL, NTSC progressive,
PAL Progressive, 720p, 1080i )
Composite video out (NTSC / PAL)
Audio In
2 channels stereo input
Composite video in (NTSC / PAL Auto converting)
Extensibility
USB 2.0 Device port
USB 2.0 Host port
Ethernet (10/100 Mbps) port
HDD supported
Size: 3.5 inch SATA type HDD (FAT32)
(Not included)
Power Adapter
Input:AC 100V~240V
Output: DC +12V 4A
Language
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Nederland, Russian
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Version 1.0
May 2008
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