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© 2002 SONICblue, Inc. All Rights Reserved. SONICblue, Inc. does not assume any responsibility for errors or omissions in this document or make any commitment to update the information contained herein. Rio is a registered trademark in the United States and/or other countries and is used under license. Microsoft Windows and the Windows Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Real Jukebox is a trademark or registered trademark of RealNetworks, Inc. All other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies or organizations. Parts of the software provided with the Rio Receiver are covered by the GNU General at www.gnu.org. Under the terms of the license we are required to provide the source code for these components. Source code is provided on CD-ROM in addition to the standard locations. Second Edition, September, 2002 P/N: 41000751-001
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Warning Risk of electric shock — Do not open. To avoid potential electric shock, do not open, disassemble or modify your product. No user-serviceable parts are inside. Refer servicing to qualified personnel. No Data transmission cables should be connected or disconnected during a thunderstorm. To reduce the chance of shock or injury, do not use or operate your product in or near water or wet locations. Do not spill liquid on your product. Do not use in places exposed to strong magnetic or electrostatic fields (close to TV or speakers). Do not use in places where the humidity is excessively low or high. Use this device only in environments where temperatures don’t exceed 95 degrees Farenheit. Always ensure proper ventilation is possible during use. Caution: To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG (standard phone cord) or larger telecommunication line cord. Listening to music at full power over extended periods of time can damage your hearing. If you experience ringing in your ears, discontinue use! Product care Exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures may cause damage to your product or cause your product to malfunction. Do not expose your product to direct sunlight continuously or leave it in a vehicle with the doors and windows closed. The case may become deformed, discolored or malfunction. Do not use your product near open flame. If moving from a cold environment to a warm environment, let the product’s temperature stabilize before operation. Keep dirt, sand, dust and moisture from entering your product. Do not use in areas of excessive dust. Do not drop or subject your product to shock. If radio or TV interference occurs near such devices move your product away from them. Do not clean your product with solvents, chemicals or abrasive cleaners. If necessary, use a soft cloth to clean your product. International standards This product was designed to meet the requirements applicable to the following Directives: Low Voltage Directive (72/23/EEC) as modified by amending Directive (93/68/EEC) thereby covering the standards of:
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IEC 950 / EN60950 2nd Edition, 1991+Amd.1, 1992+Amd.2, 1993+Amd.3, 1995+Amd.4, 1996. Safety Requirements of Information Technology Equipment IEC 60065 6th Edition, 1998-07 Audio, Video and Similar Electronic apparatus Safety requirements EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) as modified by amending Directive (93/ 68/EEC) EN55022: 1998, Information technology equipment-Radio disturbance characteristics-Limits and methods of measurement EN55024: 1998, Information technology equipment-Immunity characteristics-Limits and methods of measurement EN50082-1: 1998, Electromagnetic compatibility-Generic Immunity Standard Part1 EN50332-1 2000, Maximum Sound Pressure level measurement methodology and limit considerations
Attention Windows Millennium Users
Windows Millennium Edition (Me) contains a Media Sense feature. Media Sense detects whether or not your network media is linked to a network or another network device. If Windows Me does not detect a link, it disables the card. Unfortunately, this new feature interferes with the proper function of the Audio Receiver Manager software. Disabling Media Sense will in no way adversely affect the performance of your system or network.
To disable Media Sense: 1. Click Start, highlight Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click Network. 2. Double-click the copy of TCP/IP that is bound to the network adapter you want to configure. 3. Click the IP Address tab. 4. Click the Detect connection to network media check box to clear it. 5. Click OK twice and restart your computer.
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Secure Windows Media Audio (WMA)
The Rio Receiver does not currently support the playback of Secure Windows Media Audio (WMA) files. The Audio Receiver Manager software will ignore any secure WMA files it encounters in playlists, database files, or on your hard drive.
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Digital Audio Player User Guide Attention Windows Millennium Users Chapter 1: Introduction
Package Contents System Requirements To disable Media Sense: Secure Windows Media Audio (WMA)
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Chapter 2: Getting Started Connecting to Your Home PNA or Ethernet Network Connecting to Your Speakers or Home Stereo System Installing the Audio Receiver Manager Software Register Your Rio Receiver Chapter 3: Using the Rio Receiver The Display Menus and Buttons
Power Using the Repeat and Random buttons Using the Volume Select in Normal and Menu Modes Choose Music in Menu Mode The Navigation Button
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Chapter 4: The Rio Remote Control Select Music with the Rio Remote
Playlists Individual Songs
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Search for Music with Alphanumeric Buttons Create and Recall Shortcuts with the List Button Appendix A: Technical Specifications Appendix B: Certifications Appendix D: Troubleshooting & FAQ Appendix C: Warranty Appendix E: Customer Care
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Industry Canada (IC)
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XP .Rio Receiver User Guide | 7 Chapter 1: Introduction Congratulations on purchasing the Rio Digital Audio Receiver. Download music from the Internet onto your PC. and enjoy them with your Rio Receiver. 98SE. RCA cable Rio Receiver User Guide Getting Started Poster Rio Receiver Installation CD • Audio Receiver Manager software • Online manual • Adobe Acrobat System Requirements Intel ® Pentium ® 200 MHz MMX or higher CPU 32MB RAM 16MB free hard drive space CD-ROM drive HPNA or Ethernet networking adapter for PC Windows 98. It works with your stereo and uses your home’s existing phone lines to transfer MP3 or WMA music files and playlists anywhere in your house. create Playlists of your favorite CDs. Millennium. the simple solution to turning your personal computer into your personal digital audio jukebox. The Rio Receiver streams music from your PC to any room in your house by simply plugging into an available phone jack or Ethernet jack. 2000. Package Contents • • • • • • • • Rio Digital Audio Receiver with power cord Remote Control Standard phone cord Ethernet cable 6 ft.
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. plug both the Rio Receiver and the computer’s HPNA adapter into jacks using the same phone number. RCA cable (Optional: If you choose to plug the Rio Receiver into your home stereo system. If you do not have an existing network adapter. Home PNA Network Hint: If different phone jacks in your home use different phone numbers. Connecting to Your Home PNA or Ethernet Network Ethernet Port Home PNA Port 1.) • 6 ft.Rio Receiver User Guide | 9 Chapter 2: Getting Started You will need the following items in order to install your new Rio Digital Audio Receiver: • The Rio Digital Audio Receiver • An existing Home PNA or Ethernet network adapter • A Phone cord or Ethernet cable • Speakers (Optional: If you choose to use the unit as a stand alone product.) • The Rio Receiver Installation CD NOTE: You must have an HPNA or Ethernet network adapter installed before installing the Rio Receiver. we recommend a 10MB HPNA adapter. Check this by plugging phones into both jacks to see if you can communicate over the single line. Please refer to your hardware manufacturer’s documentation regarding installing and configuring your HPNA or Ethernet network adapter.
e. OR 2. plug one end of an Ethernet crossover cable (not included) into the Ethernet Port and the other end into the PC’s Ethernet Adapter. plug one end of the included Ethernet cable into the Ethernet Port and the other end into the Ethernet Hub. answering machine. Ethernet Network • If connecting the Rio Receiver to an Ethernet Hub. • If connecting the Rio Receiver directly to a PC. refer to the online Rio Receiver User’s Guide located on the Rio Receiver Installation CD. your living room. NOTE: You can plug your phone. fax.10 | Rio Receiver User Guide In the room where you are going to station the Rio Receiver (i. This allows your Rio Receiver and your computer to communicate via your home phone lines. or kitchen) plug one end of the included phone cord into the nearest phone jack and the other end into the back of the Rio Receiver in the port marked “Wall”. or satellite dish into the port marked “Phone” to continue using that phone jack with your other devices. The Rio Receiver will not interfere with the other devices using the phone lines. bedroom. Hint: For more in depth information on networking and adding your Rio Receiver to a network. .
Rio Receiver User Guide | 11 Connecting to Your Speakers or Home Stereo System Right Spring Clips Left Spring Clips 1. This is because the Line OUT Jack and the RCA Jacks are not powered and only effect audio quality. OR White RCA Jack Red RCA Jack Hint: When the Rio Receiver is connected to speakers via the Line OUT Jack or the RCA Jacks to a home stereo system. neither the Rio Receiver nor its remote will control the volume outputs of the speakers. The Rio Receiver and its remote will now control the volume levels of the speakers as the Spring Clips are powered outputs. b Connect the speaker wires from your right speaker to the red and black Spring Clips marked Right on the Rio Receiver. Only when connected via the Spring Clips will the Rio Receiver and its remote control adjust speaker volume. a Connect the speaker wires from your left speaker to the red and black Spring Clips marked Left on the back of the Rio Receiver. . If you are going to use your Rio Receiver as a stand alone unit. you will need to connect bookend or powered speakers to it to hear your music. NOTE: You can also plug powered speakers into the Line Out Jack located on the back of the Rio Receiver.
which has a red and a white RCA connector at each end. If connecting the Rio Receiver to your home stereo system. the HPNA or Ethernet network adapter must be installed and working correctly so that the Audio Receiver Manager software can properly configure the Rio Receiver’s network connection. b Plug the other end’s red RCA connector to the red jack and the white RCA connector to the white jack on the Rio Receiver. Power Port Do not push the Power button on the Rio Receiver or on the remote control until after you have installed the Audio Receiver Manager software. use the included RCA cable. a Plug the red RCA connector to the red jack and the white RCA connector to the white jack on your stereo receiver. Plug the Rio Receiver power cord into the back of the Rio Receiver and into the nearest power supply. Installing the Audio Receiver Manager Software NOTE: Before installing the Audio Receiver Manager software.12 | Rio Receiver User Guide 2. See the .
Type in X:\Setup. 2. 2.e. click the Start button in the bottom left corner of the desktop and then Run. Click Yes. HPNA or Ethernet hardware manufacturer’s documentation for instructions on how to install and configure your adapter. You will be prompted to read through the Audio Receiver Manager software license agreement.exe where X is the letter of your CD-ROM drive and click OK. Insert the Rio Receiver Installation CD in the CD-ROM drive. but you can change the destination folder by clicking the Browse button and pointing the installation program to your preferred destination. When you are prompted to select the destination folder for the program. we recommend leaving it at the default folder (c:\Program Files\Audio Receiver). 2. . Click OK and let the Audio Receiver Manager search all of the hard drives. C:\My Music) will make searching for music and maintaining the database easier. click the Rio Receiver Software button.Rio Receiver User Guide | 13 1. Click OK. Click Next. When the Rio Receiver splash screen appears. and files on your computer for your digital music files or Hint: Creating a single main folder for all of your music (i. 2. The Audio Receiver Manager will place a red musical note icon in the PC’s system tray in the right bottom corner of the desktop and then prompt you with the following message. Hint: If the splash screen does not automatically run. 2. 2. The Select Music Locations screen will come on with a list of the hard drives located on your computer. folders. Click Next and then click Finish. The Installation Wizard screen will appear.
2. The Rio . and Remove All to adjust where the Audio Receiver Manager searches for your music and click OK to start the search. When it finishes searching for music.14 | Rio Receiver User Guide select the specific hard drives and/or folders that you want the Audio Receiver Manager to search. Push the Power button on the front of the Rio Receiver or on the remote control. NOTE: If you are not prompted by Audio Receiver Manager to search for and import music files. Click OK to close the program. look in “Appendix D: Troubleshooting & FAQ” on page 37. Remove. the Audio Receiver Manager displays the following message with the number of tracks and playlists that it located if any exist: 2. Use Add. A red musical note will appear in the System Tray if no connection is made.
It is now ready to bring your music to you.com. Registering your Rio Receiver ensures that you will be notified of future . If the Rio Receiver does not find your PC.sonicblue. check the Troubleshooting and FAQ sections of the manual for tips to correct this. The Audio Receiver Manager software will display a blue musical note. 2.Rio Receiver User Guide | 15 Receiver’s liquid crystal display (LCD) will display: The Rio Receiver locates the server PC and the database of music files stored there. in the computer’s System Tray at the bottom of the screen when the Rio Receiver is turned on and the network connection has been made between your server computer and the Rio Receiver. Register Your Rio Receiver To register your Rio Receiver. When it has finished querying your PC. the Rio Receiver will display a blank song title screen. click Rio Receiver Registration on your installation CD or go to www.
. Lower rates of compression result in lower audio quality. you should always encode your digital audio files at 160 Kb compression or better. NOTE: For optimal listening enjoyment.16 | Rio Receiver User Guide enhancements to your Rio Receiver and gives you the option of being notified of new products that will enhance your digital music experience.
as well as the Playlist. • Track Time — Time remaining/time elapsed in the song. bit rate of encoding. In playback mode. • Repeat Indicator — Shows if a song is set to repeat. • Random Indicator — Shows if the Receiver is set to shuffle the songs in play. if all songs are set to repeat or if no songs are set to repeat. The LCD will assist you in selecting new music to listen to. the LCD shows: • Track Information — The Song title. It displays the status of the unit. Album title. • Bit Rate Indicator — The amount of compression used to encode the song. the Rio Receiver’s Liquid Crystal Display or LCD is backlit for easier viewing. and the total time of the song are encoded in the digital music file in the ID3 Tag and read by the Rio Receiver. . and Song information for the music file you are playing. Artist name.Rio Receiver User Guide | 17 Chapter 3: Using the Rio Receiver The Display When powered on. Artist.
. 3. Pressing and holding down the Power button will cause it to do a hard reset (cold boot). Fast Forward. Three times turns off the feature. Twice repeats the song currently playing. Rewind. 2. Once repeats all of the songs in selected play location. Using the Repeat and Random buttons Pressing the Repeat button: 1. Stop) Power • • Pressing the Power button toggles the Rio Receiver between Awake and Sleep Modes.18 | Rio Receiver User Guide Menus and Buttons Power Navigation Repeat Menu Random Volume Select The buttons on the face of the Rio Receiver include: • Power • Repeat • Random • Menu • Volume Select • Navigation (Play/Pause.
2. press the Volume Select twice and then turn it to the left or right to adjust the balance levels accordingly. press the Volume Select again and then turn it to the left or right to raise or lower the Treble level accordingly. Once shuffles the songs in the selected play location. • Choose music by Genre. • • . To adjust the Balance of the Rio Receiver’s music output through your speakers. press the Volume Select again and then turn it to the left or right to raise or lower the Bass level accordingly. • Adjust Audio Settings. To adjust the Bass level. Volume Select to make selections. Adjust Audio Settings in Normal Mode Hint: Push the • • Turning the Volume Select to the right will increase the volume level. the Rio Receiver is in Menu Mode and the Volume Select can: • Select Playlists. while turning it to the left decreases the volume level. To adjust the Treble level. • Select individual songs by Title.Rio Receiver User Guide | 19 Pressing the Random button: 1. Turn it to adjust settings. • Choose music by Album. Using the Volume Select in Normal and Menu Modes In Normal Mode the Volume Select on the Rio Receiver adjusts the Audio Settings: • Volume • Balance • Bass • Treble When the Menu button is pressed. • Choose music by Artist. Twice turns off the feature. • Adjust Display Settings.
5. Press the Volume Select to enter that choice. 3. Balance. Press the Menu button to access the Menu Options screen. To Select Existing Playlists: 1.20 | Rio Receiver User Guide Adjust Audio Settings in Menu Mode 1. 2. Press the Volume Select to enter that choice. Treble) and highlight the setting you wish to alter.M3U will be imported into the Audio Receiver Manager database. 2. Bass. Highlight Change Audio Settings. 6. Highlight Select Music and press the Volume Select to choose that option. 3. Choose Music in Menu Mode NOTE: Only playlists created in MusicMatch and Real Jukebox or stored in . Scroll through the options (Volume. 4. Press the Menu button again to exit Menu Mode. Turn the Volume Select left or right to adjust the settings to meet your preferences. . Press the Menu button to access the Menu Options screen. Turn the Volume Select left or right to scroll through the options.
Highlight Play All Music and press the Volume Select to play all of the songs in that playlist. on the Playlists menu until you highlight the desired playlist. 6. Hint: Pressing the Random button will cause the Rio Receiver to shuffle all of the songs in the playlist.Rio Receiver User Guide | 21 4. 5. Scroll through the playlists. . On the Select Music screen highlight Playlist and press the Volume Select to choose that option. which are listed alphabetically.
Highlight Select Music and press the Volume Select to choose that option. 5. For example: Highlight Artist and press the Volume Select. Album.22 | Rio Receiver User Guide To Select Individual Songs: 1. by that artist and highlight . 4. 3. On the Select Artist screen select which artist you want to listen to from the alphabetical list of artist names by highlighting your choice and pressing the Volume Select. Press the Menu button to access the music menus. Turn the Volume Select left or right to scroll through the menus. Scroll through the list of songs. Title or Playlist by highlighting your choice and pressing the Volume Select. On the Select Music screen scroll through the options and choose whether you want to sort music by Artist. Genre. 2. provided in alphabetical order. 6. The screen title will be that of the Artist you chose.
Rio Receiver User Guide | 23 the song you want to play. This resets the Rio Receiver back to the beginning of the current track. The Navigation Button Play/Pause ( ) — Press once to play the first song in the current selection. Press the Volume Select to play that song. Rewind ( ) — Press once to return to a previous track or hold it down to Fast Rewind through the track you are currently listening to. Fast Forward ( ) — Press once to skip to the next track or hold it down to Fast Forward through the track you are currently listening to. . Pressing the Play/Pause button while a song is playing will pause the song and the song title in the display will blink to indicate that it is in Pause mode. Stop ( ) — Press once to stop.
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artist. Press again to turn off this feature. Select — Scroll through the menus on the LCD by pressing the up and down arrow buttons. Fast Forward ( ) — Press once to skip to next track or hold it down to fast forward through the current track. Cancel — Press once to cancel the current mode the Rio Receiver is in. genre. Pressing the Play button when a song is in play will pause the song and cause the title to flash.Rio Receiver User Guide | 25 Chapter 4: The Rio Remote Control Power — Turn the Rio Receiver on and off. Menu — Press once to access the control menus. Alphanumeric Buttons — Use these numbered and lettered buttons with the Search and List features to find selections by their title or number. Search — Press to search for an album. Enter — Press once to enter in your choices. Volume — Press up to increase and down to decrease the speaker volume. Press again to turn off this feature. Stop ( ) — Press once to stop the current song. Rewind ( ) — Press once to return to previous track or hold it down to rewind through the current track. . List — Create and recall shortcuts to your favorite songs and playlists on the Rio Receiver using the Alphanumeric Buttons. Random — Press once to shuffle songs in selected play location. Play/Pause (|| ) — Press once to play a song. song title or playlist using the Alphanumeric Buttons. Repeat — Press once to repeat all of the songs or twice to repeat the song currently playing.
3. Press the Menu button to access Menu Options on the Rio Receiver’s LCD. On the Playlists screen scroll through the playlists. 4. Press the Select button up or down to scroll through and highlight options. 2.26 | Rio Receiver User Guide Select Music with the Rio Remote Playlists 1. On the Select Music screen highlight Playlist and press Enter. Highlight Select Music and press Enter. . which are listed in alphabetical order. 5.
Rio Receiver User Guide | 27 with the Select button and highlight the desired playlist. 3. Press the Select button up or down to scroll through and highlight options. 2. 6. Press Enter. Press the Menu button to access Menu Options on the Rio Receiver’s LCD. Highlight Play All Music and press Play to play the songs in that playlist. . Highlight Select Music and press Enter. Individual Songs 1. Hint: Pressing the Random button on the remote control will cause the Rio Receiver to shuffle all of the songs in the playlist.
. On the Select Music screen highlight Artist and press Enter.28 | Rio Receiver User Guide 4. 6. Highlight Play All Music and press Play to play all of the songs by that artist or highlight an individual song and press Play to play only that song. On the Select Artist screen scroll through the alphabetical list of artists with the Select button and highlight the desired artist name. 5. Press Enter.
Press the Menu button to bring up the Select Music screen. The numbers 00-99 are available for use. Three times for Album. 5. 2. Artist. . All Artists that start with TUV will display. Press the 2 button. This will narrow down the search to all Artists with the first letter of TUV and the second letter of ABC or the number 2 in the name. 2.) c. Genre or Playlist menu. Highlight the specified selection you want to play (For example: Album > Album Title). Genre. Press Enter. For example: To find songs by the group U2: 1. Select the Artist. Four times for Genre. 4. you are searching for. 2. Twice for Artist. Press List and press a number to preset the selection. Album. Press Search twice to search by Artist. Press the 8 button.Rio Receiver User Guide | 29 Search for Music with Alphanumeric Buttons 1. Create and Recall Shortcuts with the List Button To create preset shortcuts: 1. Playlist or Song Title. 4.) d. Press the Search button: a. 3.) Once for Title.) b. Press the Alphanumeric buttons that correspond to the Album. 3. Highlight U2 and press Enter.
3. Highlight the desired preset and press Enter. Press List. . The preset shortcut will then play music from your selection.30 | Rio Receiver User Guide To recall a preset shortcut: 1. Type in the number or browse through the presets displayed with the up and down buttons. 2.
1% THD): • Frequency response: • THD (1kHz.02% 0. Output Level (1kHz. 100Hz-20kHz +-0.1dB. digital full scale): Frequency response: THD (1kHz.005% 0. -10dBm): RL = 16R • Output Level (1kHz.8dB .43Vrms typ.08% better than -75dB Power amp out: RL = 8 R • Max. -12dBm): • Channel Crosstalk (1kHz) 0. Output Power (1kHz.1dB 0.8dB 0. -12dBm): • THD (10kHz. 40Hz-20kHz +-0.003% Headphone out: RL = 600R • Output Level (1kHz. 0. -3dBm): 6 dBV (600 Ohms) 20Hz to 20kHz +-0. -3dBm): THD (10kHz.5dB. -10dBm): • THD (10kHz.3dB 1.01% 0.6Vrms typ. -0.1dB 20Hz-20kHz +0.1dB 20Hz-20kHz +0.1dB.05% 0. 10% THD): 2 x 10W • Nominal Output power: (1kHz. -3.3% THD): 2 x 8W • Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz + 0.Rio Receiver User Guide | 31 Appendix A: Technical Specifications Line out: RL = 10k • • • • Max. 1% THD): • Frequency response: • THD (1kHz. -1.
8dB 0. 0. 1W): *saturated square wave output Channel Crosstalk (1kHz): 2 x 15W 2 x 25W 9W 20Hz .2A ~ .67kg) Power Voltage: 100-240. 10% THD): EIAJ Power * Nominal Output power (1kHz.2% better than -74dB General Specifications: Manufacturer: SONICblue Model: Digital Audio Receiver Physical Width: 9" (228mm) Depth: 9" (228mm) Height: 3" (76mm) Weight 3lbs 7oz (1.20kHz + 0.32 | Rio Receiver User Guide • THD (1kHz. -1. 1. Output Power (1kHz.13% • THD (1kHz. 50/60Hz. 1W): RL = 4 R • • • • Max.3% THD): Frequency response: 0.5dB.
Rio Receiver User Guide | 33 Appendix B: Certifications Federal Communications Commission (FCC) The adapter has been tested and found to comply with limits for a Class B computing device according to the specifications in FCC rules Part 15 and Part 68. • • You cannot connect the adapter to a party line or to a coin telephone line. type RJ-11. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1. including interference that may cause undesired operation. you must arrange for the manufacturer to make them if you are to keep the adapter’s FCC registration valid. When you contact them. . and 2. You must only connect your adapter to a standard modular telephone jack. As an owner /operator of a registered adapter like this adapter. these numbers are located on the adapter’s FCC label.) This device may not cause harmful interference. you must provide the FCC registration number and ringer equivalence number (REN) for your adapter. NOTE: The Ring Equivalence Number (REN) assigned to each terminal device denotes an indication of the maximum number of terminals allowed to be connected to a telephone interface. contact our Customer Care Department to obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number from Technical Support: 503-453-1640. you must comply with FCC rules: • Before installing your adapter. If your adapter needs repairs. you must notify your telephone company that you are going to install an FCC registered device.) This device must accept any interference received. If you need to return the product. The termination on an interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement that the sum of the Ringer Equivalence Numbers of all the devices does not exceed 5.
NOTE: The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. Industry Canada (IC) This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. The customer should be aware that compliance with the . consult your dealer or an experienced radio or television technician. This certification means that the equipment meets telecommunications network protective.34 | Rio Receiver User Guide This equipment. generates and uses radio frequency energy. • Move the adapter away from the radio or TV. If necessary. • Plug the adapter in a different outlet than the radio/TV uses. users should ensure that it is permissible to be connected to the facilities of the local telecommunications company.S. If you think this equipment is causing interference with your radio or television reception. Washington. Before installing this equipment. then the equipment is probably causing the interference. operation and safety requirements as prescribed in the appropriate Terminal Equipment Technical Requirements document(s). The Department does not guarantee the equipment will operate to the user’s satisfaction. this equipment may cause interference with your radio and television reception. 004-00000345-4). try turning the equipment off and on. prepared by the FCC and available from the U. If not installed and used according to the instructions in this manual. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Government Printing Office. like other electronic equipment. You may find this booklet helpful: “How to Identify and Resolve Radio and TV Interference Problems” (Stock No. If the interference problems stop when the equipment is switched off. You may be able to correct the problem by doing one or more of the following: • Adjust the position of the radio or TV antenna. The equipment must also be installed using an acceptable method of connection. DC 20402. See individual adapters for FCC ID and registration numbers.
Any repairs or alterations made by the user to this equipment. but should contact the appropriate electric inspection authority. or equipment malfunctions. CAUTION: Users should not attempt to make such connections. consult your dealer or an experienced radio or television technician. telephone lines and internal metallic water pipe system. If necessary. . Repairs to certified equipment should be coordinated by a representative designated by the supplier.Rio Receiver User Guide | 35 above conditions may not prevent degradation of service in some situations. Users should ensure for their own protection that the electrical ground connections of the power utility. if present. are connected together. may give the telecommunications company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment. This precaution may be particularly important in rural areas. or electrician. as appropriate.
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7. 5. or Ethernet adapter are installed properly. If the Receiver still does not find the server. and/or the Ethernet adapter.Rio Receiver User Guide | 37 Appendix D: Troubleshooting & FAQ Troubleshooting Problem: Rio Receiver cannot connect to server. the hub (if you are using one). restart (unplug and replug) the Rio Receiver and allow it to search for the server again. try connecting the Rio Receiver directly into the network adapter on one system to rule out any issues with wiring. . Rio Receiver. try changing the hub or cables. 3. you may need to add the IP Address of the Rio Receiver as a friendly IP Address and set the local LAN security level to low. If you are using firewall software like Zone Alarm. 4. Check to make sure you have the cables plugged in correctly. Check for the link light on the Rio Receiver. Verify that there is a red music note icon in the system tray. If there are no link lights on the hub. Ensure that the Audio Receiver Manager software is loading properly on the server computer. Verify that the Audio Receiver Manager software is set up properly. or computer. See directions below. 2. The note will turn blue if the software is communicating with the Receiver. 8. Verify that the drivers for the HPNA. Troubleshooting measures: 1. indicating that the Audio Receiver Manager software has been installed correctly and is loading properly. 6. After checking the connections and that the software is running. See directions below.
6. you must use an Ethernet crossover cable. Verify that Make music available on this adapter is checked. The software installer may not have added itself to your list of Startup items. or if no icon is present. Troubleshooting measures: If there’s no musical note icon in the system tray.38 | Rio Receiver User Guide NOTE: If connecting an Ethernet adapter directly to the Rio Receiver. When the Rio Receiver is powered on. Troubleshooting measures: 1. . the server computer has successfully connected to the Rio Receiver. Double-click on the Audio Receiver Manager icon in the system tray. It is blue when communicating with the Rio Receiver and red when not communicating properly. Click Start > Programs > Startup to check your Startup items for the Audio Receiver Manager software. there will be a Rio Receiver icon in the display window that resembles a Rio Receiver device. 4. If the icon is grayed out (no icon outline and faded colors). Problem: I’ve installed the Audio Receiver Manager software. but there’s no musical note icon in the system tray. then the Audio Receiver Manager software is not running. At the top of the window select the HPNA or Ethernet adapter that the Audio Receiver Manager software will be serving music over. 7. This is the Audio Receiver Manager icon. If this icon is active (full outline and sharper colors). Select the Rio Receiver and go to the Unit menu. 2. 3. go to Tools and select Import Music. Follow the prompts to import your music. Go to the Tools menu and select IP Configuration. Verify that there’s a musical note icon in the system tray. 5. Verify that Server music to this unit is checked. Problem: I don’t know if the Audio Receiver Manager software is setup properly. the server computer is unable to communicate with the Rio Receiver. If you have not already done so.
verify that the Media Sense feature is disabled. try the following: 1. 4. If the IP address of the adapter is all zeros. Verify that the HPNA or Ethernet adapter is listed in the Start > Settings > Control Panel > Network.2. If you are using Windows Millennium.0).0.01717. If there are no network adapters installed. . If an attempt to launch the Audio Receiver Manager software manually fails. the Audio Receiver Manager software will not start. To resolve this problem. you may need to specify an IP address for that adapter.DLL) is the correct version: 5. This can be resolved easily with one of the following three options. then the Audio Receiver Manager software will not start. If you're not using Windows Me or 2000. See directions below for replacing this file if it's not the correct version. You can then easily stream music to your Rio Receiver over your phone lines. Verify that the IP Address of the HPNA or Ethernet adapter is not all zeros (0. Please consult the online User’s Guide or Windows Help for complete step-by-step instructions on specifying a private IP address.Rio Receiver User Guide | 39 Try launching the software manually by clicking Start > Programs > Audio Receiver. 5. the Rio Receiver may not communicate with the music server computer properly. Problem: I can’t get my Rio Receiver to work with my Cable modem/DSL modem. Verify that the drivers for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter are installed properly. 2. If any files were skipped during the driver installation.0. What should I do? Troubleshooting Measures: If your Cable or DSL modem is connected to the hub that your computer(s) and the Rio Receiver are connected to. Install an HPNA (Phoneline networking) adapter in one of your systems. This is only an issue if the IP addresses assigned to the computer(s) on your network are provided by your ISP. You can: 1. that might cause the Audio Receiver Manager software to fail to launch. verify that the file (IPHLPAPI. 3. Consult the online User’s Guide for details.
If there were already 6 adapters in the Network Control Panel.40 | Rio Receiver User Guide 2. Troubleshooting measures: WMA files can have built-in file protection. Problem: Selected WMA tracks aren’t being added to the playlist. You may encounter this error if the drivers for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter are not installed. You can verify this by checking the Device Manager under Network Adapters and the Network Control Panel. Also if you’re using Windows 98. Install a second Ethernet adapter in one of your systems for the Rio Receiver to connect to. this is most likely caused by a limitation of the file that was added by the distributor. In both cases. you will not be able to play them on your Rio Receiver. Connect a router to your Cable/DSL modem and the computer you intend to use as your music server. Problem: The Audio Receiver Manager software says. the solution is to reinstall the drivers for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter. 3. This can occur if driver installation didn’t complete successfully. You may also encounter this error if TCP/IP is not installed for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter. If one or more WMA tracks are not added correctly when you Import Music. This allows distributors to add features such as expiration dates to downloaded tracks. If your WMA files are protected. “No network adapters were detected on this computer. there’s a limit of 6 instances of TCP/IP in the Network Control Panel. .” Troubleshooting measures: There are two possible causes for this error. This software requires at least one network adapter to work. then TCP/IP would not install successfully for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter.
8. 2. 7. Go to the View menu and select Details. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel.Rio Receiver User Guide | 41 Problem: How do I tell what IP Address the Rio Receiver is using? Troubleshooting measures: On the Rio Receiver: 1. 2. 2. If there are duplicates of the components listed above. 5. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel. remove them both and reinstall the drivers. Double-click System. Click the + symbol next to Network Adapters. Double-click Network. The Rio Receiver software and license information will scroll by followed by the Server IP and the Local IP. The following components should be present: HPNA (or Ethernet) adapter TCP/IP > HPNA (or Ethernet) adapter 4. Problem: How do I verify the drivers for the HPNA adapter or Ethernet adapter were installed properly? Troubleshooting measures: 1. Press the Volume Select Knob to enter your selection. Go to the Rio Receiver Menu and select About Receiver. 3. Click Device Manager. The HPNA or Ethernet adapter should be listed here. . The Local IP is the IP Address of the Rio Receiver. On the music server: 1. Double-click the musical note icon in the system tray. 6. The hardware address and IP Address will be listed to the right of the Rio Receiver in the display window.
5. follow the directions below to manually set the IP Address.01 Service Pack 1. Internet Explorer 5. Click OK. or Internet Explorer 5. 4. and then double-click Add/Remove Programs.01.0. 3.42 | Rio Receiver User Guide Problem: How do I verify the IP Address in Windows 9x/WinME on the music server is valid? Troubleshooting measures: 1. select the HPNA adapter or Ethernet adapter.01. it came with a file that had an internal bug. Restart the computer. NOTE: If your computer is part of a network.x.0. Click Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 and Internet Tools. Click Add/Remove to remove and restore the original Internet Explorer settings. 2. point to Settings. Problem: The Rio Receiver software is not operating because of an incompatible DLL file. click Control Panel. Subsequent releases of Internet Explorer (5. 2. it is possible to install the correct file directly from the shipping Windows Operating . Install Internet Explorer 5. 5. From the pulldown menu. its IP Address should be identical to the other computers on the network with the exception of the last number. 4. From the Start menu.168. NOTE: For the more savvy computer user. 3. Click Start > Run and type in WINIPCFG.) provide an older file that works correctly. The IP Address shown should be of the form: 192. 5. Microsoft’s recommended solution is as follows: 1. What should I do? Troubleshooting Measures: When Microsoft shipped its initial release of Internet Explorer 5. where x can be any number from 1 to 254. etc. If the IP Address does not appear like the example given above.5.
CAB. will they play the same music? They will have access to exactly the same music files.0 and 2. you should not attempt to use both connections at the same time. Your Rio Receiver should work with existing Home PNA network configurations. If I connect multiple Rio Receivers to the same server computer. Then start the Audio Manager software. The necessary file is named IPHLPAPI. Simply extract this file directly to the Rio Audio Receiver software directory. The Rio Receiver streams music from your PC over standard phone lines or Ethernet cable.DLL (v5. The Rio Receiver also supports 10Mb Ethernet. Will the Rio Receiver interfere with my telephone service? No. both devices will function properly without interfering with the other.0. Frequently Asked Questions Can I store music on my Rio Receiver? No. You can connect your Rio Receiver to an Ethernet hub with standard Category 5 network cable or directly to a host PC using an Ethernet crossover cable. it operates on a separate frequency from your telephone or modem. Subsequently.0. but it is not required to play the same songs on each device at the same time. All music is stored on the server computer.Rio Receiver User Guide | 43 System software without re-installing Internet Explorer. Can I use both HPNA and Ethernet to connect my Rio Receiver? The Rio Receiver is based on Home PNA specification 2. You can play different tracks on each Rio Receiver using the same playlists.1717. Since the Rio Receiver will only communicate over one connection type at a time. This ensures maximum compatibility with Home PNA 1. You can use your telephone line without interference from your Rio Receiver.0 network devices. The Rio Receiver allows you to choose your music from locations on the server computer that you specify. It can be found in the following cab file: NET7. While the Rio Receiver uses standard telephone lines to communicate with the host computer. .2).
Why is it that when I try to adjust the volume on the Rio Receiver. The Rio Receiver outputs 10 watts per channel. You can: • Connect your Rio Receiver to a home stereo system using the red and white RCA OUT Jacks provided. Any songs found in the MusicMatch playlists or the Real Jukebox music database files are added to the Rio Receiver’s database. • Use the Spring Clips.44 | Rio Receiver User Guide What kind of speakers can I use with my Rio Receiver? The Rio Receiver has several speaker connections to give you more options for use with your favorite speaker system. If you have speakers connected to the Line Out Jack or the RCA Jacks.mp3 format on the server computer. Why does music in folders I do not select occasionally appear on my Rio Receiver menu display? The Audio Receiver Manager software scans the Real Jukebox database and MusicMatch playlists in addition to the folders you specify. for bare wire bookshelf speakers. the slider moves but the volume does not change? The volume on the Rio Receiver will only affect the volume of speakers connected to the Spring Clips (Bare Wire Connections).wma and . This will allow you to integrate your Rio Receiver into your home entertainment system. • Use any powered set of speakers using the LINE OUT Jack provided on the back of your Rio Receiver. the volume . which are powered outputs. • The same track is present in multiple playlists. • The same track is present in both . It is recommended that you choose speakers that have an operating range that include 10 W. Why do some songs show multiple entries when I try to select my music on the Rio Receiver? This can be caused if: • The track is present in multiple folders on the server computer and more than one of these folders is selected when importing music.
Rio Receiver User Guide | 45 will be controlled on the powered speakers you are using or the stereo receiver component that you have connected to your Rio Receiver. click Add to select the folder that contains the tracks.168. 2. and then click Audio Receiver Manager. 4 Click Specify an IP address and type 192.100. See the Getting Started poster for connection instructions. see Chapter 2. select Programs. 4. • Verify that there is a blue music note icon in the Microsoft® Windows® tasteable. 6 Click OK.0 for the Subnet Mask and then click OK. • Verify that your Rio Receiver is connected to the server computer through a Home Phoneline Network Alliance (HPNA) network or an Ethernet network. The tracks must be imported into the Rio Receiver database. 5 Type 255. but the other jacks are line outputs for increased audio clarity. 7 After the server computer restarts. Click OK. press the power button twice to turn off and then turn on the Rio Receiver. Click the Start button. I added audio tracks to my computer. 2 Select the network component for the HPNA or Ethernet network card connected to your Rio Receiver. 3 Click Properties and then select the IP Address tab. If the tracks and in another folder.255. 1. Click Tools and then click Import Music. Bare Wire Connections are powered. but I can’t locate or play them on my Rio Receiver. Click C:\.1. • If your server computer has two network cards and Windows Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) is disabled. 3. If the icon is not present or if the icon is red. .255. specify an Internet Protocol (IP) address for the network card connected to your Rio Receiver: 1 Right-click the Network Neighborhood icon on your Windows desktop and then click Properties. I am setting up my Rio Receiver and only the initializing screen appears on the Receiver. Check the Rio Receiver setup on the server computer.
reset the server computer network configuration. 1. Click the down arrow to select the Ethernet card that is connected to your Rio Receiver. but now only the initializing screen appears on the receiver. 3. . If you change the server computer network configuration (for example. If you remove the server computer from a network with a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server that assigns IP addresses. After the server computer restarts. press the power button twice to turn off and then turn on the Rio Receiver. Click the Start button and then click Run. The server computer may be in standby mode. you install a digital subscriber line [DSL] or cable modem). See Windows Help for information on disabling standby mode. press the power button twice to reset the Rio Receiver. Click Release All and then click OK.46 | Rio Receiver User Guide I used my Rio Receiver to play audio tracks. 2. type winipcfg and then click OK. 4. 5.
Inc. extreme heat or cold.’s Customer Care Center at (503) 453-1640 for return instructions.Rio Receiver User Guide | 47 Appendix C: Warranty 90 Day Limited Warranty Our warranty to you: SONICblue. Any parts or boards removed in the replacement or remanufacture process shall become the property of SONICblue. telephone line. we will repair or replace the product at our option using new or remanufactured components. Inc. Product failures not covered by this warranty: This warranty covers defects in manufacture that arise from correct use of the device. moisture. corrosive environments.sonicblue. Inc. How to obtain service under this warranty: To obtain service under this warranty. or connected equipment. This warranty is extended to the original end user purchaser only and is not assignable or transferable to any other party. misuse. please contact the dealer from whom you purchased this product or SONICblue. SONICblue. warrants that your product will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of ninety days from the date of original retail purchase. improper modification or repair. housing or wiring. Inc. This warranty also does not apply to any product with an altered or defaced serial number.com/support for customer care issues. Customer Care: Visit our Web site at www.'s liability is limited solely to the repair or replacement of the defective product. or high voltage surges from external sources such as power line. . This warranty does not cover wear and tear on covers. If you discover a defect covered by this warranty. shipping. It does not cover damage caused by abuse.
THIS WARRANTY IS GIVEN IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES. SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. Inc. INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABLITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. lost data. THIS WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO THE TERM SPECIFIED ABOVE. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS. THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE WARRANTY AGREEMENT BETWEEN SONICblue. EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. FROM STATE TO STATE. or punitive damages. AND YOU. incidental. WHICH VARY. EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NO WARRANTIES. We will not be liable to you or anyone else for any damages that result from the failure of this product or from the breach of any express or implied warranties. lost profits. SOME STATES LIMIT WHAT WARRANTIES MAY BE EXCLUDED AS WELL AS HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS. IN NO EVENT WILL SONICblue. THIS WARRANTY MAY NOT BE ALTERED IN ANY WAY OTHER THAN IN WRITING BY AN OFFICER OF SONICblue. . WILL APPLY AFTER THIS PERIOD. or any consequential. INC.48 | Rio Receiver User Guide Limits of liability: We are only responsible for the repair of this product. These include damage to other equipment. BE LIABLE FOR ANY AMOUNT GREATER THAN THE CURRENTLY SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE OF THIS PRODUCT. INC.
com/support .US Telephone (503) 453-1640 Web site www.sonicblue.Rio Receiver User Guide | 49 Appendix E: Customer Care Technical Support .
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