Gateway DMP-110 User Manual

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4-IN-1 DIGITAL MUSIC PLAYER

user's guide

DMP-110

DMP-210

DMP-310

Contents

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Introducing Your USB Digital Music Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Display panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Joystick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Top . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Connecting the neck strap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using Your Player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Turning your player on and off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Playing songs and other files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Playing an FM radio station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Programming favorite stations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Adjusting the volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Locking controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Creating a play loop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Recording from the microphone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Recording a radio station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Erasing files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using the on-screen menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Connecting to Your Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Connecting your player . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Installing the driver (Windows 98SE only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Transferring files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Contacting Gateway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Safety, Regulatory, and Legal Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Introducing Your

USB Digital 1

Music Player

Read this chapter to learn about:

Features

Player controls and components

Connecting the neck strap

Installing batteries

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Chapter 1: Introducing Your USB Digital Music Player

Features

Your player has the following features:

64 MB, 128 MB, or 256 MB integrated memory, depending on the model you purchased (3 MB of memory is required for your player’s operating system and software)

Compact, two-piece design

Direct connection to almost any USB-equipped computer (driver required for Windows 98SE)

Quick transfer of music and data files

Convenient access to player controls for easy navigation

Large 4-line, backlit display panel with 132 × 48 resolution and 1.5-inch viewable area

Music track information displayed on the display panel (ID3 tag support)

Digital voice recorder for dictating personal notes or recording meetings

FM tuner lets you listen to your favorite radio stations and includes 10 progammable (preset) stations

Equalizer function with five modes (normal, classical, jazz, pop, and rock)

Storage or transfer of data files of any type using drag-and-drop

Lock slider to lock player controls and settings to keep them from changing accidentally

Cover lock to secure your player to the cover

Up to 10-hours of continuous playback using one AAA battery

Auto power down

Stores approximately one hour (64 MB), two hours (128 MB), or four hours (256 MB) of compressed digital music recorded at 128 kbps (recommended)

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Accessories

Accessories

Accessories include:

Stereo headphones

USB extension cable

Neck strap

Carry case

1 AAA battery

Setup poster

Installation CD

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Front

Display Microphone

panel

Joystick

Component

Description

 

 

Display panel

Shows the status of your player. For more information,

 

see “Display panel” on page 5.

 

 

Microphone

Speak into the microphone to record voice files. For

 

more information, see “Recording from the microphone”

 

on page 18.

 

 

Joystick

Press the middle of the joystick to turn your player on

 

and off and to start and pause playback.

 

Press the sides of the joystick to perform different

 

functions.

 

For more information, see “Joystick” on page 7.

 

 

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Front

Display panel

 

Current

 

 

Equalizer

Lock

Source

 

 

mode

Play

 

 

 

 

 

Current

 

 

 

mode

 

 

file

 

 

 

1

A-B

 

M

 

 

Vol

 

ROCKROCK

 

003/033

Battery

 

 

 

 

 

Volume

 

 

 

 

Total files

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Album

Title

 

The Wild Frontier

 

 

 

 

 

Bruce Hornsby and The

Artist

 

The Way It Is

 

04:02/04:03

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current time

Total time

Icon

Description

Current mode Indicates the status mode of your player.

–Playing

–Playing paused

–Playing stopped

–Recording

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Icon

Description

 

 

Play mode

This icon indicates the play mode.

 

 

Repeat is active. Your player repeats all files (music

 

or voice). If the repeat icon is followed by a number

 

(Repeat Track), your player repeats the currently playing

 

file (song or voice) only.

 

SH Shuffle is active. Your player randomly plays all files

 

(music or voice) stored on your player. If the shuffle icon

 

appears with the repeat icon ( SH ), your player

 

randomly plays all the files. When the last file has played,

 

your player starts playing the files again in a different

 

order.

 

A-B–Loop mode is active. Your player is playing a loop

 

that you created. For more information, see “Creating a

 

play loop” on page 18.

 

 

Equalizer

The equalizer icon indicates the currently selected

 

equalizer. If no equalizer icon appears, the equalizer

 

function is normal. You can choose:

 

No icon–Normal equalizer

 

ROCK–Rock equalizer

 

JAZZ–Jazz equalizer

 

CLASS–Classical equalizer

 

POP–Pop equalizer

 

 

Lock

When the controls are locked the lock icon appears.

 

Locking the controls keeps them from accidently being

 

changed.

 

 

Current file

Indicates the number of the currently playing file (music

 

or voice).

 

 

Source

Indicates the currently selected source.

 

M–Playing music files stored on your player

 

V–Playing voice files stored on your player

 

FM–Playing an FM radio station

 

 

Battery

Indicates the remaining charge in the battery.

 

 

Total files

Indicates the total number of files (music or voice) stored

 

on your player.

 

 

Artist

Indicates the artist for the currently playing music file.

 

 

Total time

Indicates the total seconds of playing time for the

 

currently playing file.

 

 

 

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Icon

Description

 

 

Current time

Indicates the elapsed seconds of playing time for the

 

currently playing file.

 

 

Title

Indicates the title for the currently playing music file.

 

 

Album

Indicates the album or disc name (if available) for the

 

currently playing music file.

 

 

Volume

Indicates the current volume level.

 

 

Joystick

The joystick is the large button on the front of your player.

Volume up (+)

Play/Pause

Previous

 

 

 

Next

 

 

Volume down (–)

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Icon

Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volume up (+)

Press

on the top of the joystick to increase the volume.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Next

Press

to go to the next file or radio station. When a

 

file is playing, press and hold

to fast-forward through

 

the file.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volume down (–)

Press the

 

on the bottom of the joystick to decrease

 

 

the volume.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Play/Pause

When your player is off, press

 

 

 

 

to turn your player

 

 

 

 

 

on. When your player is on, press

 

 

 

 

 

 

to start and pause

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

playback. When your player is on, press and hold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

to turn off your player.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Previous

Press

to go to the previous file or radio station. When

 

a file is playing, press and hold

to fast-reverse through

 

the file.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top

Lock slider MENU wheel

Headphone

jack

Component

Description

 

 

Lock slider

Locks your player controls and settings. For more

 

information, see “Locking controls” on page 17.

 

 

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Back

Component

Description

 

 

MENU wheel

Press down on the MENU wheel to open the on-screen

 

display (ODS). When the menu is displayed, turn the

 

MENU wheel left or right to highlight an option. For more

 

information, see “Using the on-screen menu” on

 

page 21.

 

 

Headphone jack

Plug the headphones into this jack.

 

 

Back

Strap connector

Cover lock

Cover

Component

Description

 

 

Cover lock

Slide this button to remove the cover.

 

 

Cover

Remove the cover to access the USB connector and to

 

install or replace batteries. For more information, see

 

“Installing batteries” on page 11.

 

 

Strap connector

Connect the carrying strap to this connector. For more

 

information, see “Connecting the neck strap” on page 10.

 

 

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Connecting the neck strap

To connect the neck strap:

1 Thread the thin loop through the two strap connector holes on your player.

2 Thread the plastic connector through the thin loop, and pull tight.

3 Insert the plastic plug on the neck strap into the plastic connector attached to the thin loop.

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Installing batteries

Installing batteries

To install the batteries:

1 Slide the cover lock on the back of your player into the unlocked position.

2 Pull the cover away from your player.

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