Gateway 3-IN-1 Digital Music Player User Manual

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3-IN-1 DIGITAL MUSIC PLAYER

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Contents

PreparingtoUse

 

 

Connecting

 

Features

6

 

Installing software

30

Package content

6

 

Connecting to your computer

34

Product overview

7

 

Managing files

35

LCD Panel

7

 

 

 

Button function table

8

 

UsingPrograms

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using

 

 

Using the VoiceConverter program

40

Installing the battery

12

 

Using the Logo Editor program

42

 

 

 

Listening to music quick start steps

12

 

 

 

SupportandProductInformation

Turning the power On/Off

13

 

 

 

Digital music player modes

13

 

Contacting Gateway

50

Playing digital music tracks or voice files

13

 

 

Product specifications

52

Adjusting the volume

14

 

 

Safety, regulatory, and legal information

53

Navigating music tracks or voice files

14

 

 

 

 

Setting the repeat play function

14

 

 

 

Recording voice

15

 

 

 

MenuSettings

Menu table

18

Using the Menu mode

20

Setting the Repeat mode

20

Setting the equalizer (EQ) function

22

Managing files

23

Setting the logo options

24

Setting the display options

25

Displaying file information

26

Selecting the display language

26

Notices

© 2003 Gateway, Inc. All rights reserved. Gateway, Gateway Country, the Gateway stylized logo, and the black-and-white spot design are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gateway, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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Preparing to Use

Features

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Package content

6

Product overview

7

LCD Panel

7

Button function table

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Features

Compact and slim design

Plug and play USB flash drive

(USB driver is required for Windows 98 SE only)

MP3 and WMA music file playback

Voice recording

10 band equalizer

Menu selection system

Multi language support

Custom logos

Blue backlight

High-speed USB communication

OS support for Windows, Mac, and Linux

Packagecontent

Gateway 3-IN-1 Digital Music Player

Stereo earphone

USB extension cable

Installation CD

One AAA size battery

User manual

Carrying strap

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ProductOverview

Earphone jack

LCD

Microphone

 

panel

 

M

( + - )Buttons Mode button Buttons

USB connector

Battery case

Play / Stop button

LCDPanel

Mode icon

Mode

File no. / Total file no.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Battery power icon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Text scroll area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EQ icon

Repeat icon

Playing time

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Buttonfunctiontable

Button

Currentstatus

Pushtime

Result

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power off

Press and hold

Power on

 

 

 

 

Music / Voice playback

Briefly

Stop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music / Voice playback

Press and hold

Power off

 

 

 

 

/ Voice recording

 

 

 

 

 

 

/ Stop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stop

Briefly

Playback / recording

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Music / Voice mode)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stop (Record mode)

Briefly

Recording

 

 

 

 

Voice recording

Briefly

Stop

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Menu mode

Briefly

Exit Menu mode

 

 

 

 

Playback

Briefly

Playback the next file

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playback

Press and hold

Fast forward search in

 

 

 

 

 

 

playback file

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stop

Briefly

To move to the next file

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playback

Briefly

Less than 5 sec. after

 

 

 

 

 

 

beginning playback : Former

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

file playback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Button

Currentstatus

Pushtime

Result

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playback

Press and hold

Fast backward search in

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

playback

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stop

Briefly

Move to the former file

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playback / Stop

Briefly

Volume up

 

 

 

 

 

+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Menu mode

Briefly

Move up the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

menu options

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playback / Stop

Briefly

Volume down

 

 

 

 

 

 

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Menu mode

Briefly

Move down the menu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

options

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playback

Briefly

Set a repeat section

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

start point

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

While setting a

Briefly

Set a repeat section

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

repeat section

 

end point

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mode

While playing a

Briefly

Cancel a repeat section

 

 

 

repeat section

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M

 

Stop

Briefly

Change the mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

between music, voice, and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

voice recording

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playback / Stop

Press and hold

Enter the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Menu mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Menu mode

Briefly

Select a Menu item

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Using

Installing the battery

12

Listening to music quick start steps

12

Turning the power On/Off

13

Digital music player modes

13

Playing digital music tracks or voice files

13

Adjusting the volume

14

Navigating music tracks or voice files

14

Setting the repeat play function

14

Recording voice

15

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Installingthebattery

Insert one AAA battery into the player. Match the + and - symbols on the batteries with the + and - symbols inside the battery compartment.

Listeningtomusicquickstartsteps

If you are using Windows XP, Windows Me, or Windows 2000:

1.Plug the player into your computer’s USB port.

2.Copy .MP3 files to the Music folder on the player.

3.Remove the player from your computer.

4.Press and hold the Play / Stop button to turn on the player.

5.Press the Play / Stop button to play music.

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TurningthepowerOnandOff

Press and hold the Play / Stop button to turn on the player. The player turns on.

Press the Play / Stop button for more than one second to turn off the player. If the player is in Stop mode longer than one minute, the player turns off.

Digitalmusicplayermodes

Stop playback and press the Mode button one or more times to select one of the following player modes:

Music mode

Voice mode

Voice recording mode

Playingdigitalmusictracksorvoicefiles

To play music tracks or voice files

-Press the Play / Stop button. The music track or voice file plays.

To stop music tracks or voice files

-Press the Play / Stop button. The music track or voice file stops playing.

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Adjustingthevolume

To adjust the volume

-The volume range adjusts from 0 to 30.

-Press the + button to turn the volume level up.

-Press the - button to turn the volume level down.

Navigatingmusictracksorvoicefiles

To change to another music track or voice file

-In the playback or stop mode, press the rewind button to move to the previous music track or voice file. Press the rewind button within five seconds after a song has started playing to repeat the previous music track or voice file.

-In the playback or stop mode, press the fast-forward button to move to the next music track or voice file. Press the fast-forward button within five seconds after a song has started playing to repeat the current music track or voice file.

To move within a music track or voice file during playback

-Press the rewindor fast-forwardbutton for more than one second and release the button.

Note: Variable Bit Rate (VBR) files are MP3 files with multi-compression rates. These files do not repeat previous or current music tracks or voice files. VBR file playtime may not match the playback time displayed.

Settingtherepeatplayfunction

To set a repeat section start point

-While a file is playing, briefly press the Mode button to mark the start point of a music track or voice file repeat section. The start point icon appears.

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To set a repeat section end point

-While the file continues playing, briefly press the Mode button a second time to mark the

end point of a music track or voice file repeat section. The end point icon appears and the music track or voice file repeats from the starting point (A) to the ending point (B).

To cancel a repeat section

-While a repeat section is playing, press the Mode button. The repeat section is cancelled and the recording plays in normal mode.

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Recordingvoice

To record voice

1.Select the voice recording mode. For more information, see “Digital music player modes” on page 13.

2.Press the Play / Stop button. The voice recording starts. Speak into the microphone.

To stop the voice recording

-Press the Play / Stop button. The recording stops and the voice file is created.

Note: When the player memory is full, the voice recorder stops and a voice file is created. The available recording time appears below the “Standby” menu text.

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MenuSettings

Menu table

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Using the Menu mode

20

Setting the Repeat mode

20

Setting the equalizer (EQ) function

22

Managing files

23

Setting the logo options

24

Setting the display options

25

Displaying file information

26

Selecting the display language

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