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USER GUIDE

DMS4

DIGITAL MUSIC SERVER

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Copyright 2007 Niles Audio Corporation. All rights reserved.

Cover art illustration from the XiVA™ on-lineservice ©2004 Muze Inc.

Music recognition technology and related data are provided by Gracenote and the Gracenote CDDB® Music Recognition ServiceSM. Gracenote is the industry standard in music recognition technology and related content delivery. For more information go to www.gracenote.com

CD and music-relateddata from Gracenote, Inc., copyright ©2000-2006Gracenote. Gracenote Software, copyright ©

2000-2006Gracenote. This product and service may practice one or more of the following U.S. Patents: #5,987,525; #6,061,680; #6,154,773, #6,161,132, #6,230,192, #6,230,207, #6,240,459, #6,330,593, and other patents issued or pending. Some services supplied under license from Open Globe, Inc. for U.S. Patent: #6,304,523.

Gracenote and CDDB are registered trademarks of Gracenote. The Gracenote logo and logotype, and the “Powered by Gracenote” logo are trademarks of Gracenote.

MPEG Layer-3audio coding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and THOMSON multimedia.

Installer notes

If you are installing an IntelliControl® ICS DMS4 Digital Music Server for the first time you may wish to take notice of the following items to assist with the configuration process:

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server is configured by default for use with an NTSC television. If you are using a

PAL television the DMS4 Digital Music Server’s TV user interface may not display correctly. For information about configuring this setting, see page 31

The Niles DMS4 Digital Music Server is equipped with the ability to update its internal software via the Internet. It is strongly recommended that you perform an online

update once the unit is installed. For more information, see page 35

Automatic Shutdown

This product contains sensors that continually monitor its operating temperature. Should the temperature exceed the product’s maximum safe operating temperature then an automatic shutdown will be initiated. Notification of the shutdown will be displayed on the TV user interface with a countdown before it is commenced.

Automatic shutdown is necessary to help prevent component damage through overheating. To prevent automatic shutdown, ensure that the ambient temperature surrounding the product does not exceed 40°C/104°F. This can be achieved by ensuring the product’s ventilation grills are not obstructed and, where the product is installed in an enclosure, there is plenty of ventilation for air flow. The current operating temperature can be viewed in the System Information menu in Settings.

Contents

Precautions

4

Important Safety Instructions

5

Important Safety Notices

6

Features & Benefits

7

Controls and Connections

8

Front View

8

Rear View

9

Remote Control

10

Switching On and Off

11

Configuring Your Remote to Control Other Devices

11

Remote Control Use in a Multi-roomSystem

12

Volume Control

12

Connecting Your DMS4 Digital Music Server

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Basic Connections

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Integrating The DMS4 Digital Music Server Into An

 

IntelliControl® System

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Recording and Playing Music

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The Main Menu

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Recording Music

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Recording From a CD

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Listening to Music While Recording From a CD

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Playing a CD

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Playing Music

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The Audio Library

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Playing Music from the Audio Library

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Displaying the Audio Library

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Browsing the Audio Library by Track

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Browsing the Audio Library by Album

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Browsing the Audio Library by Covers

18

Browsing the Audio Library by Artist

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Browsing the Audio Library by Genre

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Browsing the Audio Library by Year

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Browsing the Audio Library by Era

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Browsing Playlists in the Audio Library

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Browsing Presets in the Audio Library

20

Playing the Entire Library

21

Selecting Items Directly Using Your DMS4 Digital Music

Server Remote Control

21

The Search Function

22

The Mark Function

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The Now Playing Screen

23

Switching Audio Outputs

24

Controlling Playback

24

Now Playing Screen Options

24

The Play Queue

25

Organizing Your Music Collection

25

Playlists

25

Creating a New Playlist

25

Adding Music to a Playlist

25

Editing Playlists

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Presets

26

Storing a Preset

26

Editing the Audio Library

27

Editing Album Information

27

Editing Track Information

27

Editing Genre, Year and Era Names

27

Selecting Album Artwork

27

Deleting Albums and Tracks

28

The Front Panel Interface

29

Displaying Playback Information

29

Browsing Albums in the Audio Library

29

Recording or Playing a CD

29

Configuring Set Up Options

30

Online Updates

30

IntelliControl®Wall-Mounted&iREMOTE®Interfaces31

User Interface Descriptions

31

DMS4 & IntelliControl® ICS User Interface Functionality

32

Playing Music From The DMS4 Library Using the

 

CONTACT Keypad

32

Playing From The DMS4 Library Using The iREMOTE® or

DISPLAY User Interface

33

System Settings

34

Connection Settings

34

Edit Ethernet Settings

34

Assigned Ethernet Settings

34

TV Settings

35

User Interface Settings

35

The Screensaver

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System Information

35

Software Update Settings

35

Network Back Up Settings

35

CD Record Settings

36

Media Transfer Settings

36

Output Configuration

36

XiVALink Settings

36

Using Your DMS4 Digital Music Server with a Home

Computer

37

The Remote User Interface

37

Accessing the Remote User Interface

37

Supported Software

37

Navigating the Remote User Interface

37

Media Transfer

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Accessing Media Transfer

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Enabling Media Transfer

38

Importing Files to Your DMS4 Digital Music Server

39

Exporting Files From Your DMS4 Digital Music Server

39

Transferring Music to your Portable Player using iTunes®

39

Transferring Music to your Portable Player using Windows

Media Player

39

Network Back-Upand Restore

40

Network Back-Up

40

Network Restore

40

Appendix A Remote Control Codes

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HDD Audio Remote Control Codes

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TV Remote Control Codes

41

AMP Remote Control Codes

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Terms & Conditions

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Specifications

49

Warranty

49

precautions

general precautions

When installing the equipment ensure that:

it is not moved while in operation

the ventilation holes are not covered

air is allowed to circulate freely around the equipment

it is placed on a vibration free surface

it will not be exposed to excessive heat, cold, moisture or dust

it will not be exposed to direct sunlight

it will not be exposed to electrostatic discharges

it is not installed vertically or tilted

never place heavy objects on the equipment

If a foreign object or water does enter the equipment, contact your nearest dealer or service center.

It is advisable when leaving the house, or during a thunderstorm, to disconnect the equipment from the power supply.

WARNINGS

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

Do not remove the cover from the equipment. There are no user serviceable parts inside, and opening the case will invalidate your warranty.

Do not move while the product is running. Movement can result in irrecoverable data loss and damage to the hard disk. Allow at least 30 seconds after shutdown before moving to allow the hard disk to spin down.

Do not pull out the plug by pulling on the power cord; grasp the plug.

Do not insert anything into the equipment through the ventilation holes.

Do not cover the ventilation holes with any items such as tablecloths, newspapers, curtains, etc. To avoid overheating do not position the DMS4 Digital Music Server near or above heat sources, and ensure that the ventilation holes are not blocked.

Do not place naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on the equipment.

Do not handle the power lead with wet hands.

At least 2.5cm/1” clearance is required on all sides to allow air to circulate in and around the product.

Do not splash or spill water on the unit. Do not place objects filled with liquid (such as vases) on the unit.

cd handling precautions

Handle discs carefully so as not to damage or scratch the front side. Always keep the disc surface clean

To protect the disc avoid placing it in the following locations:

-In direct sunlight or near a source of heat

-In a place which is damp or dirty

-In a place which could be exposed to rain, such as near a window

Do not use a disc with a special shape

For best performance when recording from a CD ensure the temperature never exceeds 35°C/95°F where the DMS4 Digital Music Server is located

DTS Encoded Discs Precaution

CAUTION - when playing DTS encoded discs excessive noise will be heard on the analog output jacks of the DMS4 Digital Music

Server. To avoid possible damage to the system you should ensure that the correct connections are made to your amplification system for replaying this type of disc.

power Cord precautions

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server complies with the household power and safety requirements in your area.

IMPORTANT IF USED IN THE UK:

This apparatus is fitted with an approved moulded 13 amp plug. To change a fuse in this type of plug proceed as follows:

1.Remove fuse cover and fuse

2.Fix new fuse which should be a BS1362 5A, A.S.T.A or BSI approved type

3.Refit the fuse cover

If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket outlets, it should be cut off and an appropriate plug fitted in its place.

If the power plug contains a fuse, this should have a value of 5A. If a plug without a fuse is used, the fuse at the distribution board should not be greater than 5A.

Note: The severed plug must be destroyed to avoid a possible shock hazard should it be inserted into a 13A socket elsewhere.

How to connect a plug

The wires in the power lead are colored in accordance with the following code:

1.The BLUE wire must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter “N” or colored BLACK

2.The BROWN wire must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter “L” or colored RED

3.The GREEN/YELLOW-GREENwire must be connected to the terminal which is marked by the letter “E” or by the safety earth symbolor colored green orgreen-and-yellow

Before replacing the plug cover, make certain that the cord grip is clamped over the sheath of the lead - not simply over the three wires.

Battery Precaution

This product contains a lithium battery. Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by Niles. When disposing of used batteries, please follow the manufacturer’s

recommendations and comply with governmental regulations or environmental regulations or environmental public instructions that apply in your country or area.

STANDBY BUTTON

When this button is pressed once, the power turns On and information will appear on the display. When pressed again, press the Off action key or the ; key on the remote control to switch to Off mode. When the unit is in Off mode the

“Standby” indicator is lit; the apparatus is not disconnected from the AC power supply in this mode.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

This equipment must not be used for unauthorized duplication of CDs or any other works protected by copyright. No license to infringe copyright is granted by the sale of this equipment.

Recording and playback of some material may require permission. For further information refer to the following:

Copyright Act 1956

Dramatic and Musical Performers Act 1958

Performers Protection Acts 1963, and 1972

Any subsequent statutory enactments and orders

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

READ INSTRUCTIONS - All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated.

KEEP INSTRUCTIONS - The safety and operating instructions should be kept for future reference.

HEED WARNINGS - All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be followed.

FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS - All operating and use instructions should be followed.

CLEANING - Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. The product should be cleaned only with a soft dry cloth. Never clean with furniture wax, benzine, insecticides or other volatile liquids since they may corrode the cabinet.

ATTACHMENTS - Do not use attachments not recommended by the product manufacturer as they may cause hazards.

WATER AND MOISTURE - Do not use this product near water - for example near a bathtub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like.

ACCESSORIES - Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The product may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the product. Any mounting of the product should follow the manufacturer’s instructions and should use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer.

CART - A product and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force and uneven surfaces may cause the product and cart combination to overturn:

VENTILATION - Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. Do not block any ventilation openings. 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-ininstallation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

POWER SOURCES - This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marketing label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your product dealer or local power company.

LOCATION - The appliance should be installed in a stable location.

NONUSE PERIODS - The power cord of the appliance should be unplugged from the outlet when left unused for a long period of time.

GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION - If this product is equipped with a polarized alternating current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other), it will fit into the outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug does not fit into the outlet, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug. If this product is equipped with a threewire grounding type plug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin, it will only work in a grounding type power outlet. This is a safety feature. If you

are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding type plug.

POWER CORD PROTECTION - Power-supplycords should be protected from being walked on

or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the product.

OUTDOOR ANTENNA GROUNDING - If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the product be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-upstatic charges. Article 810 of the National Electric Code. ANSI/ NFPA70 provides information with regard to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of thelead-inwire to an antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode. See Figure A.

LIGHTNING - For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power-linesurges.

POWER LINES - An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where

it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.

OVERLOADING - Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.

OBJECT AND LIQUID ENTRY - Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-outparts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.

SERVICING - Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE - Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supplycord 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.

REPLACEMENT PARTS - When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.

SAFETY CHECK - Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the product is in proper operating condition.

WALL OR CEILING MOUNTING - The product should not be mounted to a wall or ceiling.

HEAT - Do not install near any heat source such as radiators, heat registers, stores, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

Important Safety Notices

The serial number for this equipment is located on the rear panel. Please write this serial number down and keep it in a secure place. This is for your security.

Use the correct power cord for your country:

Waste electrical products must not be disposed of with household waste. This equipment should be taken to your local recycling centre for safe treatment.

Les produits électriques usagés ne doivent en aucun cas être jetés avec les ordures ménagères. Cet appareil doit être apporté à la déchetterie pour subir un traitement adapté.

Elektrische Geräte dürfen nicht mit dem Hausmüll entsorgt werden. Wenden Sie sich für eine umweltgerechte Entsorgung dieser Geräte an Ihren örtlichen Entsorgungsbetrieb.

I dispositivi elettrici non devono essere gettati insieme ai rifiuti domestici. Tali apparecchiature devono essere consegnate al centro di riciclaggio locale per il corretto smaltimento.

Los dispositivos electrónicos no deben desecharse junto con los residuos domésticos. Este tipo de aparatos debe llevarse al centro de reciclaje más cercano para su adecuado tratamiento.

Safety information varies depending on the geographic region in which this unit is sold and operated. Please refer to the relevant section below for your country of sale and operation.

Canadian model

Note: This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

Cet appareil numérique de la Classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003du Canada.

CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.

ATTENTION: POUR ÉVITER LES CHOCS ÉLECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPON-DANTEDE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQU’AU FOND.

U.S. MODEL

CAUTION: This product satisfies FCC regulations when shielded cables and connectors are used to connect the unit to other equipment. To prevent electromagnetic interference with electric appliances such as radios and televisions, use shielded cables and connectors for connections.

Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Subpart J, 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 a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help

Changes or modifications may cause this unit to fail to comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

CAUTION

Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure

The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard

Information to User

Alteration or modifications carried out without appropriate authorization may invalidate the user’s right to operate the equipment.

European model

Note: This product has been designed and type-testedto comply with the limits set out in EN55013, EN55020, EN60950, EN55022: 1998 CLASS B4, EN55024: 1998, FCC RULES PART 15 SUBPART B CLASS B. AS/NZS 3548:1995 CLASS B

CAUTION:

LASER SAFETY: This unit employs a LASER. Only a qualified person should remove the cover or attempt to service the device, due to possible eye injury.

“CAUTION-USEOF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURE OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.”

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Features and Benefits

Introduction

Congratulations on purchasing your IntelliControl® ICS DMS4 Digital Music Server from Niles. The DMS4 Digital Music Server is a revolutionary way of filling your home with music.

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server stores and catalogs your music collection, allowing you to select any album or track at the press of a button. You can browse through your albums and tracks using convenient on-screenmenus displayed on your television, showing full album, track, and artist names downloaded from the Gracenote Music Recognition Service as well as album cover art illustration from the XiVAon-lineservice. Your DMS4 Digital Music Server also lets you organize your music collection and create selections for different occasions to suit your mood.

Features and Benefits

Incredible capacity

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server is a hard disk based audio system which can store thousands of hours of music, all with the convenience of instant access.

Convenient TV screen interface

Play music, record CDs, or organize your library using convenient on-screenmenus which show the full album, artist, and track names, allowing you to select the one you want with a few simple selections.

Internet access for track listings

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server records the CDs from your music collection at high speed. It then automatically connects to the Gracenote Music Recognition Service via the Ethernet connection. This database provides album and track details for a wide range of CDs. This information can be downloaded and stored with each CD you record, allowing you to select any item in your music collection by album name, artist name, track name, or genre, giving you total flexibility in the way you access and control your music collection.

2-waymetadata feedback

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server has a 2-waymetadata interface with the IntelliControl® ICS system. This means that CD titles, artist names, track names, etc., are automatically and instantly displayed on a compatible IntelliControl® ICS display as soon as a new disc is recorded.

Create your own playlists

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server allows you to compile personal playlists and then automatically play tracks from the playlist you have selected. Playlists let you customize your DMS4 Digital Music Server for each member of the family, or for matching the music to the occasion or mood. Playlist creation is performed via the front panel, handheld remote buttons and TV interface.

Instant access, irrespective of your music collection

Whether you select a track by title, album, artist, or genre, your DMS4 Digital Music Server locates it instantly and plays it at the press of a key. All this is achieved with an extremely simple and intuitive user interface, operated using a few keys on the front panel or remote control.

Unpacking the Box (Contents)

IntelliControl® ICS DMS4 Digital Music Server

1 x Stereo RCA Cable

1 x Composite Video Cable

1 x SCART to Component Video Cable

3 x Power Cords (US, EU & UK)

Remote Control Handset

2 x AAA (R03P) Dry Cell Batteries

Quick Start Guide

User Guide

Controls and connections

Front view

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Niles

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DMS4

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DMS4

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Fig. 1-1DMS4 Front Panel

 

 

 

 

 

 

This section provides information about the controls and connections available on your IntelliControl® ICS DMS4 Digital Music Server.

DISC TRAY

Discs should be inserted with the label side up.

OPEN/CLOSE button

Pressing the OPEN/CLOSE button opens the disc tray. Place a compact disc on the tray with the label side facing up. Press the button again to close the tray.

MENU button

Press the MENU button to display the Main Menu screen.

ACTION buttons

Action buttons allow you to perform specific operations dependent on the current menu screen. For more information on using the action buttons, refer to The Front Panel Interface section.

DISPLAY

The display shows information about the music available on the unit, the status of the DMS4 Digital Music Server (for instance if the unit is currently playing), and the current configuration of the unit.

SELECT button

Selects the option currently visible on the display.

NAVIGATION buttons

c /e button

When the button is pressed briefly during playback, play restarts at the beginning of the next track. When the button is held for a longer period of time the music will fast forward at high speed.

h PAUSE button

Press the pause button to interrupt playback temporarily.

a PLAY button

Press the play button to resume playback if the music has been stopped or paused.

g STOP button

Press the stop button to halt playback on the current audio output.

STANDBY

Press the standby button to turn your DMS4 Digital Music Server off, press again to switch your DMS4 Digital Music Server back on.

REMOTE SENSOR

This window receives signals transmitted from the remote control unit.

The navigation buttons allow you to move up, down, left or right through the menus shown on the display.

NOUTPUT button

This button is used to select the current audio output.

d/f button

When the button is pressed briefly during playback, play restarts at the beginning of the current track. A second brief press moves to the beginning of the previous track. When the button is held for a longer period of time the music will rewind at high speed.

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REAR view

Fig. 1-2DMS4 Rear Panel

IR RECEIVER

The IR Receiver connection allows remote control information to be carried from other devices directly into the DMS4 Digital Music Server.

CONTROLLER

The Controller port provides serial communication with supported devices.

USB

Allows the DMS4 Digital Music Server to communicate with supported USB devices.

ETHERNET

The Ethernet port is used to connect the DMS4 Digital Music Server to a high speed Internet connection.

VGA

The VGA connector may be used to connect a VGA monitor.

VIDEO OUT

Connect the composite Video Out of the DMS4 Digital Music Server to the composite input of a suitable PAL/NTSC TV (depending on the supplied configuration) to display the TV User Interface. You may also need to switch the TV to the relevant AUX input to display the picture.

S-VIDEOOUT

DIGITAL OUT - COAXIAL

By connecting this jack to a digital audio component (D/A converter, A/V amplifier etc.), digital signals from the DMS4 Digital Music Server can be transmitted directly from the system without first being converted to analog. Audio sent via this output is the same as that sent via the Analog Audio Out 1 connector.

DIGITAL IN - COAXIAL

Reserved for future use.

ANALOG IN

Analog sources (such as cassette or vinyl LP) may be recorded onto the hard disk of the DMS4 Digital Music Server using this connection. (Not yet supported in the current software release).

ANALOG OUT 1,2,3,4

The DMS4 Digital Music Server is a multi-roomdevice allowing you to listen to different music in up to four different zones all at the same time (depending on the configuration purchased). Each analog output should be connected to the input jacks of apre-amplifier.

POWER

Connect the supplied power cord to this connector to provide power to the unit.

Connect the S-VIDEOoutput of the DMS4 Digital Music Server to theS-VIDEOinput of a suitable PAL/NTSC TV (depending on the supplied configuration) to display the TV User Interface. You may also need to switch the TV to the relevant AUX input to display the picture.

DIGITAL OPTICAL IN

Reserved for future use.

DIGITAL OPTICAL OUT

The digital optical output can be used to transmit high quality audio to a device with a digital optical input (D/A converter, A/V amplifier etc.) using an optical fiber cable without first being converted to analog. Audio sent via this output is the same as that sent via the Analog Audio Out 1 connector.

Remote control

The following diagram explains the function of the keys on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control:

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Fig. 1-3DMS4 Remote Control

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STANDBY key

Puts the television user interface of the DMS4 Digital Music Server in to and out of Standby mode.

Audio Server key

Press this key to select the DMS4 Digital Music Server as the device to be controlled. For more information about using this key, see the section titled Configuring Your Remote to Control Other Devices on page 11.

TV key

Press this key to select the TV as the device to be controlled. For more information about using this key, see the section titled

Configuring Your Remote to Control Other Devices on page 11.

HOME OUTPUT key

Press this key to select the Home Output.

AMP key

Press this key to select the Amp as the device to be controlled. For more information about using this key, see the section titled

Configuring Your Remote to Control Other Devices on page 11.

G PAGE SCROLL keys

These keys are used to scroll through menus by page. When editing text, these keys are used to change the character set.

sMUTE key

Provided that the current output volume setting is set to Variable, this button will mute the current output. If the TV or Amp device is selected, this key mutes the volume. See the section called Volume Control on page 12 for more information.

rVOLUME keys

Provided that the current output volume setting is set to Variable, this button will increase/decrease the volume of the current output If the TV or Amp device is selected, these keys control the volume of the TV/Amp. See the section called Volume Control on page 12 for more information.

[ALPHABETIC SCROLL key

Press this key to access the Initial Letter screen. This screen is only available if the list currently displayed is in alphabetical order.

P CANCEL key

The Cancel key is used to cancel an operation which you no longer wish to continue.

à LIBRARY key

The Library key is used to display the Audio Library.

J MENU key

Press this key to display the Main Menu.

NOW PLAYING key

The Now Playing key is used to view the Now Playing screen for the currently selected audio output.

NAVIGATION S,T,U,V keys

The navigation keys are used to move up, down, left or right through the menu pages.

O SELECT key

Select is used to activate the currently highlighted option. When browsing the Library this key will start playback of the selected item.

M ACTION key

The Action key performs different tasks depending on the screen you are currently viewing. For example, on the Albums screen, this key is used to add the highlighted selection to a playlist.

9 SEARCH key

The Search key can be used to search for music in your Audio Library. If pressing this key has no effect, then the search function cannot be used on the current screen.

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ä OPTIONS key

Press this key on any library screen to view a list of available options. If pressing this key has no effect, then there are no options available on the current screen.

p MARK key

This key is used in the Audio Library to select multiple items and then perform an action on them collectively. For more information about using the mark function refer to page 22.

NUMERIC (0 to 9) keys

The numeric keys can be used as follows:

In the library you may jump to an item in the list that begins with one of the letters specified at the top of each key

In text entry mode these keys can be used as an alphanumeric key pad (similar to a mobile phone)

R REPEAT (RETURN) key

The Repeat key has the following functions:

During playback this key toggles the repeat play setting on the DMS4 Digital Music Server

In text entry mode this key can be used to perform a carriage return

Q SHUFFLE (DELETE) key

The Shuffle key has the following functions:

During playback this key toggles the random play setting on the DMS4 Digital Music Server

In text entry mode this key can be used to delete characters

g STOP key

During playback the Stop key halts playback on the currently selected output of the DMS4 Digital Music Server.

a PLAY key

The Play key can be used to resume playback on the currently selected output of the DMS4 Digital Music Server.

N OUTPUT key

Press this key to change the currently selected audio output.

ce key

When this key is pressed briefly during playback, play restarts at the beginning of the next track. When the key is held for a longer period of time the music will fast forward at high speed.

df key

When this key is pressed briefly during playback, play restarts at the beginning of the current track. A second brief press moves to the beginning of the previous track. When the key is held for a longer period of time the music will rewind at high speed.

h PAUSE key

Press the pause key to interrupt playback temporarily.

Switching on and off

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server is designed to remain switched on continuously. However, if you are not planning to use your DMS4 Digital Music Server for an extended period of time, you may want to switch it off.

To switch off, press the STANDBY button on the front panel of your DMS4 Digital Music Server. Next, press the action button labelled Yes below the LCD display. After a brief period, the unit will switch off and the Standby LED will glow red

To switch back on, press the STANDBY button on the front panel of your DMS4 Digital Music Server again. After a brief period, the unit will switch on, the Standby LED will glow green and the TV will display the Audio Library screen

If you are not using your DMS4 Digital Music Server for a brief period, you may want to switch it to Standby mode.

Press the ;Standby key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control. The TV screen will display the

Standby screen

Press the ;Standby key again to leave Standby mode and return to normal operation

Configuring your remote to control other devices

The TV and Amp keys on the remote control may be individually configured to control a range of televisions and amplifiers from well known manufacturers.

To configure the remote to control your television

Press the TV and OSelect keys simultaneously; hold them down for 1 second

The TV key will remain lit for 20 seconds; the configuration process must be completed during this time.

Enter the 3 digit numeric code matching the manufacturer of your television from the list in Appendix A

Press the TV button again

The TV key will blink twice to indicate that the configuration has been accepted. If the TV key does not blink begin the process again, taking care to enter the number exactly as printed in

the list. If the television is switched on during the configuration process, entering the correct code will cause the television to go into standby.

To configure the remote to control your amplifier, follow the above procedure, pressing the AMP key in place of the TV key, and using the appropriate numeric code for your amplifier.

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Remote control use in a multiroom system

Your IntelliControl® ICS DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control can be configured so that every button press indicates to the system which output is to be controlled. This means that whenever infrared is received by the DMS4 Digital Music

Server the TV display will automatically switch to controlling the appropriate output.

To configure the remote controller with a default output

Press the Audio Server and OSelect keys simultaneously on the remote control; hold them down for 1 second

The Audio Server key will remain lit for 20 seconds; the configuration process must be completed during this time.

Enter the 3 digit code into the hand-heldremote control corresponding to the output you would like to control (valid configurations are listed in Appendix A). For example, to set output 2 as your default output press:

0, 0, 2

Press the remote’s Audio Server button again

The Audio Server button will blink twice to indicate that the configuration has been accepted. If the Audio Server button does not blink twice begin the process again, taking care to enter the number correctly.

Pressing any navigation key on the remote should now cause the DMS4 Digital Music Server to switch to the correct output. The remote control can still be used to control a different audio output in the normal way; pressing the Home Output key will return it to controlling the default output.

Volume control via the Remote

In addition to controlling the volume with the IntelliContol® system, your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control is capable of controlling the volume of the music you are listening to. This is done either by controlling the output of the DMS4 Digital Music Server itself, or by reassigning the volume control keys to control the output of your amplifier. Ignore this section if your installer has installed your system such that volume settings are entirely controlled by yourin-wallorhand-heldIntelliControl® system.

Controlling the Volume of the DMS4 Digital Music Server Directly from the Remote

Each audio output must be configured individually to allow its volume to be controlled by the remote control.

Controlling the volume of an output

Navigate to the Settings menu

Use the U andV keys to select Output Configuration and pressOSelect

Use the U andV keys to select an audio output and pressOSelect

From the menu that appears choose Volume and press

OEdit

Select Variable and press MSave

The rVolume andsMute keys on the remote control will now control the volume of the chosen audio output.

Reassigning the Remote’s Volume Control to the Amplifier Output

The rVolume andsMute keys on the remote control can be configured to control the volume on your amplifier while the Audio Server device is selected.

To reassign volume control

Ensure the Amp device is correctly configured to control your amplifier (as described in Configuring Your Remote to Control Other Devices on page 11)

Press the Audio Server and OSelect keys simultaneously; hold them down for 1 second

The Audio Server key will remain lit for 20 seconds; the configuration process must be completed during this time.

Press the sMute key

Press the rVolm key

Press the Amp device key

The Audio Server device key will blink twice to indicate that the configuration has been accepted. If the Audio Server key does not blink begin the process again, taking care to press the buttons in the correct sequence. The rVolume andsMute keys should now control the amplifier when the Audio Server device is selected.

To return the rVolume andsMute keys to their original configuration repeat the above process, press the Audio Server key instead of the Amp key.

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Connecting your DMS4 Digital Music Server

Basic connections

The diagram below illustrates the basic connections required to use your DMS4 Digital Music Server.

Note: Do not make any connections to the DMS4 Digital Music Server while the power supply is connected and switched on.

Connecting the Audio

Connect a stereo RCA audio cable to the Analog Out 1 connectors on the rear of the DMS4 Digital Music Server. Connect the other end of this cable to an appropriate input on your pre-amplifier.In the same way connect the other Analog Out connectors to other stereo amplifiers as appropriate. Subsequently, connect thepre-amplifierto your stereo amplifier

Connecting the Video

Connect the yellow plug of the supplied composite video cable to the yellow Video Out socket of the DMS4 Digital Music Server. For most TVs connect the other end of this cable to the ext. 1 or 2 socket on the rear of your TV. For some TVs it may be necessary to use a SCART plug. In this case connect the other end of this cable to the yellow socket on the SCART plug. Now connect the SCART plug to the SCART socket in the rear of the TV

Connecting to the Internet

Connect an Ethernet cable to a free Ethernet socket on your network device or broadband router. Connect the other end of this cable to the socket marked Ethernet on the back panel of the DMS4 Digital Music Server

Connecting the Power

Connect the supplied power cord to your power supply. Note: be sure to use the correct power cord for your country

Switching On

Switch on your DMS4 Digital Music Server using the button labelled STANDBY on the front panel

Switch on your television. Select the appropriate video channel to view the DMS4 Digital Music Server TV User Interface display

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server is now connected and ready for use. To take advantage of the DMS4 Digital Music Server’s multi-roomfunctionality, refer to the section overleaf entitled Integrating the DMS4 Digital Music Server into an Intellicontrol® ICS System

Note: In order to connect to the Internet in the below example it will be necessary to configure the DMS4 Digital Music Server’s settings to connect using Ethernet. See the Quick Start Guide for more information.

Fig. 2-1Basic connectivity of a DMS4, network router, amplifier and TV

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Integrating the DMS4 Digital Music Server into an IntelliControl® ICS System

A single IntelliControl® ICS DMS4 Digital Music Server is capable of playing different music in multiple rooms, or zones, simultaneously. This section explains how the DMS4 Digital Music Server can be integrated into amulti-roomenvironment and how users in different rooms can access music from the

Audio Library.

The below example integrates the DMS4 Digital Music Server with a GXR2 Modular MultiZone Receiver, with four

IntelliControl® ICSIM-SERVERCards, and a number of different control solutions. The following connections are made:

Stereo RCA audio cables are connected between the DMS4 Digital Music Server’s analog outputs and the analog inputs of the IM-SERVERcards in the GXR2

A CAT-5network cable is connected between the DMS4 Digital Music Server’s Ethernet socket and the Router. Similar connections are made between the fourIM-SERVERcards in the GXR2 and the Router. The Router is connected to the Internet

CAT-5network cables are also used to connect between the GXR2’s Communication and Control Switch and the zone controllers

16/4 speaker wire is connected from zone speaker outputs on the GXR2 to stereo speakers in the four zones.

Control Solutions

In the below example, four different control solutions are integrated with the DMS4 Digital Music Server.

Zone 1 is connected to the IntelliControl® Single wallmounted keypad

Zone 2 is connected to the IntelliControl® DISPLAY wallmounted keypad with 2” LCD display

Zone 3 is connected to the IntelliControl® CONTACT wallmounted keypad with 3.5” color touch screen display

Zone 4 is connected to the IntelliControl® iREMOTE®; a2-wayhandheld wireless remote control

For information about the above, or any other control solutions available from Niles, please contact your dealer or installer or visit www.nilesaudio.com .

Fig. 2-2Example connection of a DMS4 in amulti-roomaudio system

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recording and playing music

This chapter explains how to operate your IntelliControl® ICS DMS4 Digital Music Server, including recording CDs onto the hard disk, navigating the Audio Library to select music for playback and organizing your music collection.

the MAIN menu

The main functions of your DMS4 Digital Music Server are accessible via the Main Menu. The Main Menu is the first screen to be displayed when your DMS4 Digital Music Server is switched on.

Alternatively:

From any screen of the television user interface, press the JMenu key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control

The Main Menu will be displayed:

Output

Select this function to choose which of the available audio outputs you wish to control.

Changing the controlled audio output is explained in greater detail in the section called Switching Audio Outputs on page 24.

Set Up

Select this option to display the Set Up screen. From here you can access the Settings screen, the Look Up Album Details screen and the Media Back Up and Restore feature.

When you select the Set Up option, the following screen is displayed:

Fig. 3-1DMS4 TV interface main menu screen

The options available from the Main Menu are as follows:

Audio Library

Select this function to display the Audio Library screen. The Audio Library stores all of the music you record on to the hard disk of your DMS4 Digital Music Server.

See page 17 for information regarding the Audio Library and navigation techniques.

CD Tray

Select this function to display the CD Tray screen. The CD Tray function is used to record or play CDs from the CD drive.

See the chapter entitled Recording Music on page 16 for more information about the CD Tray screen.

Now Playing

Select this function to display the Now Playing screen for the currently selected audio output. You can also view this screen by pressing the Now Playing key on the remote control.

The Now Playing screen is explained in more detail in the section entitled The Now Playing Screen on page 23.

Play Queue

Select the Play Queue option to view the library items queued to play on the currently selected audio output.

For details about using the play queue feature see the section entitled The Play Queue on page 25.

Fig. 3-2DMS4 TV interfaceSet-Upmenu screen

The following options are available on this screen:

Look Up Album Details

Select this function to display the Look Up Album Details screen. If you have an Internet connection, use this function to retrieve album details from the Internet.

Refer to the section entitled Recording Music, which starts on page 16, for more information about this function.

Network Back Up and Restore

Select this function to display the Network Back Up and Restore screen. This function allows you to back up all of the music in your Audio Library to a selected location.

The section explaining network back up and restore begins on page 40.

Settings

Select this function to display the Settings screen. From here you can view and amend important settings used by your DMS4 Digital Music Server.

For more information refer to the chapter titled System Settings on page 34.

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Recording Music

Your IntelliControl® ICS DMS4 Digital Music Server can make new recordings onto the hard disk by recording music directly from an audio CD placed in the CD tray.

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server can access the Internet to automatically retrieve information about the CD. This information includes the album name, artist name, track names and music genre from the Gracenote Music Recognition Service and an album cover illustration from the XiVA on-lineservice.

Recording from a CD

Press the OPEN/CLOSE button on the front panel to open the CD tray

Place a CD in the tray

Press the OPEN/CLOSE button on the front panel again to close the CD tray

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server will now automatically attempt to retrieve information about the CD from the Gracenote Music Recognition Service.

If you do not have an Internet connection, or the CD is not listed in the database, it will be given names such as Album 35, Artist 21, and Track 1, Track 2 etc. and it will be classified in genre Unclassified. Accurate album information can be entered manually at a later date using the Edit Album Details screen (see Editing the Audio Library on page 27).

Press the JMenu key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to display the Main Menu

Use the U orV keys to select the CD Tray option

Press the OSelect key

The CD Tray screen will display the contents of the CD:

Fig. 3-3DMS4 TV interface CD Track screen

Press the MRecord key

Depending on the configuration of your DMS4 Digital Music Server, you may now be presented with the Recording Quality options. By default, the Quick Record set up option is set to enabled and the recording quality will be determined by the Default Recording Quality set up option. If you have set the Quick Record option to disabled, you will be asked to choose the recording quality each time you record a CD.

Use the U orV keys to choose either Uncompressed WAV, or one of the MP3 or WMA compression options

Note: The higher quality options use more space on your DMS4 Digital Music Server hard disk, so you will not be able to record as many CDs. The amount of recording time left is displayed at the bottom of the screen as you scroll the compression options when recording a CD.

Press the OSelect key to begin recording

The CD Recording screen, with progress indicator will be displayed:

Fig. 3-4DMS4 TV interface CD Recording screen

Once recording is complete the new album will appear in the

Audio Library.

Press the OPEN/CLOSE button to remove the disc

If you have selected a recording quality using one of the MP3 or WMA compression settings, the compression process will begin immediately.

If there is no Internet connection present at the time of recording a CD, you can use Look Up Album Details from the Main Menu to retrieve any missing album details from the Internet.

Press the JMenu key to display the Main Menu

Use the U orV keys and press theOSelect key to display the Set Up screen

Use the U orV keys again to select the Look Up Album Details option

Press the MStart key to begin

Listening to Music While Recording a CD

You can play music from the Audio Library while you are recording a CD.

If you are already playing music from the Audio Library press the Now Playing key to return to displaying information about the track you are playing

If you are not already playing music from the Audio Library or wish to change the music you are listening to, press the àLibrary key on the DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control and select music as normal

At any time you can return to see the progress of your recording by selecting CD Tray from the Main Menu.

Playing a CD

Your DMS4 Digital Music Server can play a CD directly from the CD tray without first recording it to the hard disk.

Press the OPEN/CLOSE button on the front panel to open the CD tray

Place a CD in the tray

Press the OPEN/CLOSE button on the front panel again to close the CD tray

Press the JMenu key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to display the Main Menu

Use the U orV keys to select the CD Drive option

Press the OSelect key

Press the OPlay key

Note: You cannot record a CD while playing from the CD tray.

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playing music

This chapter explains how to play music that you have recorded onto your DMS4 Digital Music Server. It also explains how to locate the music you wish to play in a number of different ways.

The Audio Library

The television user interface has been designed to allow easy navigation through the Audio Library and therefore give quick and easy access to your complete music collection in a number of different ways. Each screen in the Audio Library is carefully constructed to provide the most important information about the items you are viewing.

The illustration below shows how the Audio Library screens are structured and describes each part of the screen, the information displayed and the functions available. The example shows the Tracks screen for the album Cold Water Songs, however all navigation screens in the Audio Library are similar in construction.

Fig. 3-5Explanation of the DMS4 “Tracks” TV interface

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playing music from the audio library

The following sections contains a detailed explanation about selecting items in the Audio Library for playback.

Displaying the Audio Library

Either:

Press the àLibrary key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control from any screen

Or:

Use the U orV keys on the Main Menu to highlight the

Audio Library option and press OSelect

The Audio Library screen is displayed:

Fig. 3-6DMS4 TV interface Audio Library screen

Browsing the Audio Library by Track

Use the U orV keys to highlight the Tracks option in the

Audio Library Menu

Press the T key to display the Tracks screen

The TV screen will display the tracks in your Audio Library:

Fig. 3-7DMS4 TV interface Tracks screen

Press the U orV keys to step between tracks, or press the appropriate letter on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to jump directly to that position in the list

Alternatively, press the 9Search button and select Tracks to list just those tracks that contain a particular word or group of letters

To play a particular track:

Press the OPlay key to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add this track to a playlist or the play queue

Press the S key to return to the Audio Library

Browsing the Audio Library by Album

Use the U orV keys to highlight the Albums option in the

Audio Library Menu

Press the T key to display the Albums screen

The TV screen will display the albums in your Audio Library:

Fig. 3-8DMS4 TV interface Albums text listing screen

Press the U orV keys to step between albums, or press the appropriate letter on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to jump directly to that position in the list

Alternatively, press the 9Search button and select Albums to list just those albums that contain a particular word or group of letters

To play the entire album:

Press the OPlay key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add this album to the play queue

To select a particular track from this album:

Press the Tkey to open the album and display the tracks

 

it contains

Use the U orV keys to step between tracks

Press the OPlay key to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add this track to a playlist or the play queue

Press the S key to return to browsing by album

Browsing the Audio Library by Covers

Use the U orV keys to highlight the Covers option in the

Audio Library Menu

Press the T key to display the Covers screen

The TV screen will display the album covers in your Audio Library:

Fig. 3-9DMS4 TV interface Album Covers screen

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Use the U,V,SandT keys to move around the grid of available covers

To play the entire album:

Press the OPlay key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd to... button to add this album to the play queue

To select a particular track from this album:

Press the äOptions key to open the album and display the tracks it contains

Use the U orV keys to step between tracks

Press the OPlay key to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd to... button to add this track to a playlist

Press the S key to return to browsing by album cover

Note: To exit the covers screen use the P key.

Browsing the Audio Library by Artist

Use the U orV keys to highlight the Artists option in the

Audio Library Menu

Press the T key to display the Artists screen

The TV screen will display the artists in your Audio Library:

Fig. 3-10DMS4 TV interface Artists screen

Press the U orV keys to step between artists, or press the appropriate letter on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to jump directly to that position in the list

Alternatively, press the 9Search button and select Artists to list just those artists that contain a particular word or group of letters

To play all albums by the selected artist:

Press the OPlay key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add all albums by the selected artist to a playlist or the play queue

To select a particular album by the selected artist:

Press the Tkey to display all available albums by the selected artist

Use the U orV keys to step between albums

Either:

Press the OPlay key to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add this album to a playlist

Or:

Press the T key again to select a track from within the album

Or:

Press the S key to return to browsing by artists

Browsing the Audio Library by Genre

Use the U orV keys to highlight the Genres option in the

Audio Library Menu

Press the T key to display the Genres screen

The TV screen will display the genres in your Audio Library:

Fig. 3-11DMS4 TV interface Genres screen

Use the U orV keys to step between genres

Alternatively, press the 9Search button and select Genres to list just those genres that contain a particular word or group of letters

To play all albums in the selected genre:

Press the OPlay key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add all albums in the selected genre to a playlist

To select a particular album in the selected genre:

Press the Tkey to display all artists within the selected genre

Use the U orV keys to step between artists

Press the Tkey again to display all albums by a particular artist

Use the U orV keys to step between albums

Either:

Press the OPlay key to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add this album to a playlist or the play queue

Or:

Press the S key to return to browsing by genres

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Browsing the Audio Library by Year

Use the U orV keys to highlight the Years option in the

Audio Library Menu

Press the T key to display the Years screen

The TV screen will display the years available in your Audio Library:

Fig. 3-12DMS4 TV interface showing browsing by Year screen

Use the U orV keys to step between years, or press the appropriate key on the alphanumeric keypad to jump directly to that position in the list

To play all albums in the selected year:

Press the OPlay key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add all albums in the selected year to a playlist

To select a particular album in the selected year:

Press the Tkey to display all albums within the selected year

Use the U orV keys to step between albums

Either:

Press the OPlay key to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add this album to a playlist or the play queue

Or:

Press the S key to return to browsing by years

Browsing the Audio Library by Era

Use the U orV keys to highlight the Eras option in the

Audio Library menu

Press the T key to display the Eras screen

The TV screen will display the eras in your Audio Library:

Fig. 3-13DMS4 TV interface showing browsing by Eras screen

Use the U orV keys to step between eras, or press the appropriate key on the alphanumeric keypad to jump directly to that position in the list

To play all albums in the selected era:

Press the OPlay key on your DMS4 Digital Music Server remote control to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add all albums in the selected era to a playlist

To select a particular album in the selected era:

Press the Tkey to display all albums within the selected era

Use the U orV keys to step between albums

Either:

Press the OPlay key to begin playback immediately, or press theMAdd button to add this album to a playlist or the play queue

Or:

• Press the S key to return to browsing by eras

Browsing Playlists in the Audio Library

Playlists allow you to create your own selections of tracks and save them with a name of your choice such as Party Music. For more information about creating a playlist refer to Creating a new Playlist on page 25.

Use the U orV keys to highlight the Playlists option in the Audio Library Menu

Press the T key to display the Playlists screen

The TV screen will display the playlists in your Audio Library:

Fig. 3-14DMS4 TV interface Playlists screen

Note: If you have not yet created any playlists the list will be

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