Gateway Jukebox User Manual

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Chapter 1: Checking Out Your Jukebox . . . . . . 1

Package contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 System requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Top . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Bottom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Left . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Back . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

Chapter 2: Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Charging the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Turning on your jukebox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Plugging in the headphones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Using the control buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Using the menu buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

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Using the playback buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Locking control buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Playing music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Adjusting volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Viewing photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Chapter 3: Playing Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Playing a song . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Viewing the Now Playing screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Adjusting volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Setting advanced playing modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Setting the equalizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Setting shuffle mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Setting repeat mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Disabling expired music messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Viewing the music visualization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Creating playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Creating a jukebox playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Creating a Windows Media Player playlist . . . . . . . . 34 Editing playlists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

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Adding a track or album to a playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Deleting a track from a playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Deleting a playlist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Getting more music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Installing the software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Creating files for your jukebox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Moving files to your jukebox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Chapter 4: Viewing Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

Viewing a photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Copying photos to your jukebox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Copying photos from your computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Copying photos from your digital camera . . . . . . . . . 55 Copying photos from your card reader or flash drive 58 Organizing photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Creating a photo folder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Moving a photo into a folder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Deleting a photo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Working with slideshows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Creating slideshows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

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Editing slideshows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Playing slideshows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Getting more photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Creating text notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

Chapter 5: Settings and Options . . . . . . . . . . . 69

Setting the backlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Setting the clock and calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Accessing the settings shortcut menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Resetting the jukebox to its defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

Chapter 6: Maintenance and Troubleshooting 73

Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 Technical support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Telephone support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Maintaining your jukebox . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Replacing the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79

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Maintaining battery life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Updating the firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

Chapter 7: Safety and Legal Notices . . . . . . . . 83

Important safety information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Regulatory compliance statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84 Notices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87

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Chapter 1: Checking Out Your

Jukebox

Package contents

Your package includes:

Gateway GCM-4 MP3 Photo Jukebox

Ear bud stereo headphones

USB 2.0 connector cables (2)

AC power adapter

Soft cover carrying case

Quick start poster

This user guide

Software installation CD

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System requirements

To connect to your jukebox, your computer must have the following minimum requirements:

Microsoft® Windows® XP (Service Pack 1)

Microsoft Windows Media® Player 10

Intel® Pentium III 333 MHz processor

80 MB available hard drive space

128 MB memory

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Front

LCD panel

Playback control buttons

Menu control buttons

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Component

Description

LCD panel

Displays menus, music visualizations, and digital photos. For more

 

information, see “Playing music” on page 20 and “Viewing photos”

 

on page 23.

 

 

Playback

Control audio playback. The play/pause button doubles as a power

control buttons

button. For more information, see “Using the playback buttons” on

 

page 18 and “Turning on your jukebox” on page 15.

 

 

Menu control

Let you select menus and choices within menus. For more

buttons

information, see “Using the menu buttons” on page 17.

 

 

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Top

Headphone

 

 

 

Control lock

jack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Component

Description

Headphone jack

Plug headphones or amplified speakers into this jack.

 

 

Control lock

Slide to lock all jukebox control buttons.

 

 

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Bottom

USB/docking

 

connector

Reset button

Component

Description

USB/docking

Connect the USB combo cable to this connector and to the

connector

USB port on your computer for moving music or photos to

 

your jukebox. You can also connect the camera USB cable

 

for downloading photos directly from your digital camera. For

 

more information, see “Charging the battery” on page 11,

 

“Moving files to your jukebox” on page 48, and “Copying

 

photos from your digital camera” on page 55.

 

 

Reset button

Press with a straightened paper clip or pin to restart your

 

jukebox.

 

 

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Left

Volume button

Control

Description

Volume

Press the + side (top) of the button to increase volume,

 

and press the side (bottom) to decrease volume.

 

 

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Back

Battery cover

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Accessories

Accessories are available on Gateway’s Web site at www.gateway.com/photojukeboxextras .

Specifications

Dimensions: 2.3 × 3.8 × 0.7 inches (59 × 96 × 17 mm)

Display: 128 × 128 pixels, 16-bit (65,536 colors), TFT Transflective, 1.6-inch

Battery: 820 mAh, rechargeable Li-ion, prismatic, 3.7V, removable

Hard drive: 4 GB, 1 inch, Compact Flash Type II

Memory: 32 MB SDRAM, 1 MB flash

Power: input 100~240VAC, 50-60 Hz (normal), output 5V 1.6A

Compatible media: MP3, WMA, WAV, JPG/JPEG

Data transfer rate: Up to 480 Mbps using USB 2.0

Audio jacks: Audio line out (headphones)

Camera interface cable: USB 2.0, 22-pin

Combo cable: USB 2.0, 22-pin

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Chapter 2: Getting Started

Charging the battery

Fully charge the battery to maximize playing time. However, it is not necessary to fully charge or completely discharge the battery each time. You can charge the battery by connecting the jukebox either to the

AC power adapter (fastest) or to a USB port on the computer.

The battery icon in the upper right corner of the screen indicates the remaining battery charge.

If the power icon is...

the battery is...

Green

Full

 

 

Yellow

Medium

 

 

Red

Low

 

 

Red with an exclamation point

Critically low

 

 

A power plug

Charging

 

 

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To charge the battery:

1Connect the USB combo cable to the AC power adapter, then plug the power adapter into an AC power outlet.

- OR -

Connect the USB combo cable to the computer.

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2Plug the combo cable into the jukebox. Make sure that the top of the plug (the side with the arrows) is facing the same way as the front of the jukebox.

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3If you are charging your jukebox from the computer’s USB cable, turn your jukebox off. If your jukebox is on, it cannot charge from the computer’s USB cable.

If you are charging your jukebox from the AC power adapter, Important you can leave your jukebox on as it charges, but it will take

longer to charge.

If the jukebox is on, the power cord icon appears in the upper right corner of the display. The keypad’s backlight turns on while the battery charges, then turns off when the battery is fully charged.

4When your jukebox battery is finished charging, pinch the two side buttons on the plug, then pull the plug out of the jukebox.

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Turning on your jukebox

To turn on your jukebox:

Press the power button. The jukebox turns on, and the Main Menu appears after a few seconds.

Power button

To avoid turning the jukebox on accidentally, use the control Tips & Tricks lock. For more information, see “Locking control buttons” on

page 19.

To turn off your jukebox:

Press and hold the power button until the display turns off (about two seconds).

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Plugging in the headphones

You can plug headphones and speakers into your jukebox.

To plug in headphones or speakers:

Plug the headphone or speaker plug into the headphone jack on the top of your jukebox.

Headphone/ speaker jack

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Using the control buttons

Using the menu buttons

The menu buttons let you open menus and change settings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Directional buttons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Option button

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Press this...

To...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(right arrow)

Select the current option or open the next menu.

 

 

 

 

(left arrow)

Open the previous menu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(up and down arrows)

Select the menu choices and change settings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(option button)

Display the choices or options of the currently

 

 

 

 

 

 

highlighted menu item, and to create playlists,

 

 

 

 

 

 

turn on shuffle mode, or create slideshows.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information about jukebox menus, see “Chapter 5: Settings and Options” on page 69.

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Using the playback buttons

During playback, use the playback control buttons to skip to the next track, skip to a previous track, or pause the playback or slideshow. Holding down the previous track or next track buttons acts as rewind and fast forward, respectively.

Previous track

 

 

 

Next track

 

 

Play/pause

If the jukebox does not respond when you press a button, it Important may be pausing for several seconds while loading the next file.

If the jukebox does not respond after waiting for several seconds, press the reset button. For the location of the reset button, see “Bottom” on page 6.

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Locking control buttons

You can lock your jukebox so its buttons are not accidentally pressed.

To lock all jukebox buttons:

Move the control lock to the Locked position (where red is showing).

When the buttons are locked, a lock icon appears on the screen.

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Playing music

To play music:

1Plug in the headphones and turn on your jukebox. The Main Menu opens.

2Press or to highlight Music, then press to open the Music menu.

3Press or to highlight Playlists, Artists, Albums, Genres, All Music, or Now Playing, then press to open the submenu.

4Continue to select the submenus (such as playlist number and artist name), then press when your final selection is made to play the music. Information about the song and play mode appears on the screen.

Do more

You can also:

Create a playlist

Change equalizer settings

Change shuffle or repeat settings

For more information, see “Chapter 3: Playing Music” on page 25.

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Pre-loaded music

For your immediate listening enjoyment, your jukebox comes pre-loaded with player-exclusive content from three artists, Renato Grinberg, Mac Lopez, and Lee Johnson.

Renato Grinberg

Tracks included

Born and raised in Brazil, Renato Grinberg is a refined

Tracks from his CD Without Frontiers:

guitarist and composer who blends the popular

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Sem Compromisso

Brazilian acoustic guitar style with contemporary jazz

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Do Outro Lado

and pop music. His work includes three solo albums:

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Sem Fronteiras

Without Frontiers

 

 

Caetano, Sem Palavras

Learn more about this artist at

So Far...So Close

www.renatogrinberg.com.

 

 

 

 

Mac Lopez with Lee Johnson

Tracks included

Born and raised in Southern California, Mac Lopez is

Tracks from their CD Wind Messengers:

a well-regarded Native American flute performer and

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Wind Messengers

composer of Shoshone heritage. His work includes

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The Hawk and the Raven

four CD compilations:

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Waterfall Song

Footprints of Our Ancestors

Wind Messengers (with Lee Johnson)

Keepers of the Moon

Story of the Redtail Hawk (his latest release)

Learn more about these artists at www.whirlwindstudios.com.

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Adjusting volume

To adjust volume:

1Press the + side (top) of the volume button to increase volume, and press the – side (bottom) to decrease volume.

Volume button

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Viewing photos

To view photos:

1Turn on your jukebox. The Main Menu opens.

2Press or to highlight Pictures, then press to open the Pictures menu.

3Press or to highlight a photo folder, then press to open the folder.

4Press or to highlight a photo, then press to view the photo. To view other photos in the same folder as the photo being viewed, press or .

5To return to the Main Menu, press .

Do more

You can also:

Create new folders

Create a slideshow

Copy, paste, or delete photos

Change slideshow settings such as time interval and transition type For more information, see “Chapter 4: Viewing Photos” on page 53.

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Pre-loaded photos

So you can view photos on your jukebox right away, photographs from different parts of the world have been included. Photos are provided courtesy of the employees of Gateway.

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Chapter 3: Playing Music

Playing a song

To play music:

1Plug in the headphones and turn on your jukebox. The Main Menu opens.

2Press or to highlight Music, then press to open the Music menu.

3Press or to highlight any of the options below, then press to open the submenu. When you see the list of songs, highlight the song you want to play, then press .

Playlists

Artists

Albums

Genres

All Music

Now Playing

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Information about the song and play modes appears on the

Now Playing screen.

Lock indicator

Battery meter

Shuffle

Repeat mode

Play mode

Track title

Equalizer

visualization

Elapsed track time

Elapsed track time

Equalizer setting

4If at any point you want to add a song or an entire category to a

playlist, highlight the song, artist, album, or other category, press to open the option menu, highlight Add to Playlist, then press .

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