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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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98SE. 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. the simple solution to turning your personal computer into your personal digital audio jukebox.Rio Receiver User Guide | 7 Chapter 1: Introduction Congratulations on purchasing the Rio Digital Audio Receiver. 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. Download music from the Internet onto your PC. XP . 2000. and enjoy them with your Rio Receiver. create Playlists of your favorite CDs. 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. Package Contents • • • • • • • • Rio Digital Audio Receiver with power cord Remote Control Standard phone cord Ethernet cable 6 ft. Millennium.
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Please refer to your hardware manufacturer’s documentation regarding installing and configuring your HPNA or Ethernet network adapter. RCA cable (Optional: If you choose to plug the Rio Receiver into your home stereo system.) • The Rio Receiver Installation CD NOTE: You must have an HPNA or Ethernet network adapter installed before installing the Rio Receiver.) • 6 ft. Connecting to Your Home PNA or Ethernet Network Ethernet Port Home PNA Port 1. plug both the Rio Receiver and the computer’s HPNA adapter into jacks using the same phone number. Check this by plugging phones into both jacks to see if you can communicate over the single line.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. If you do not have an existing network adapter. we recommend a 10MB HPNA adapter. Home PNA Network Hint: If different phone jacks in your home use different phone numbers. .
plug one end of an Ethernet crossover cable (not included) into the Ethernet Port and the other end into the PC’s Ethernet Adapter.e. plug one end of the included Ethernet cable into the Ethernet Port and the other end into the Ethernet Hub. answering machine. 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”. . refer to the online Rio Receiver User’s Guide located on the Rio Receiver Installation CD. • If connecting the Rio Receiver directly to a PC. fax. or satellite dish into the port marked “Phone” to continue using that phone jack with your other devices. NOTE: You can plug your phone.10 | Rio Receiver User Guide In the room where you are going to station the Rio Receiver (i. your living room. Hint: For more in depth information on networking and adding your Rio Receiver to a network. This allows your Rio Receiver and your computer to communicate via your home phone lines. The Rio Receiver will not interfere with the other devices using the phone lines. OR 2. Ethernet Network • If connecting the Rio Receiver to an Ethernet Hub. bedroom.
The Rio Receiver and its remote will now control the volume levels of the speakers as the Spring Clips are powered outputs. Only when connected via the Spring Clips will the Rio Receiver and its remote control adjust speaker volume. If you are going to use your Rio Receiver as a stand alone unit. 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.Rio Receiver User Guide | 11 Connecting to Your Speakers or Home Stereo System Right Spring Clips Left Spring Clips 1. b Connect the speaker wires from your right speaker to the red and black Spring Clips marked Right on the Rio Receiver. NOTE: You can also plug powered speakers into the Line Out Jack located on the back of the Rio Receiver. neither the Rio Receiver nor its remote will control the volume outputs of the speakers. you will need to connect bookend or powered speakers to it to hear your music. . 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.
which has a red and a white RCA connector at each end. 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. a Plug the red RCA connector to the red jack and the white RCA connector to the white jack on your stereo receiver. See the . use the included RCA cable.12 | Rio Receiver User Guide 2. 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. If connecting the Rio Receiver to your home stereo system. Plug the Rio Receiver power cord into the back of the Rio Receiver and into the nearest power supply. 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. Installing the Audio Receiver Manager Software NOTE: Before installing the Audio Receiver Manager software.
Click OK. When you are prompted to select the destination folder for the program. click the Start button in the bottom left corner of the desktop and then Run. When the Rio Receiver splash screen appears. 2. Hint: If the splash screen does not automatically run. 2. You will be prompted to read through the Audio Receiver Manager software license agreement. 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. The Select Music Locations screen will come on with a list of the hard drives located on your computer. click the Rio Receiver Software button. Click Yes. Click Next.e. The Installation Wizard screen will appear. we recommend leaving it at the default folder (c:\Program Files\Audio Receiver). Type in X:\Setup. Click Next and then click Finish. but you can change the destination folder by clicking the Browse button and pointing the installation program to your preferred destination. HPNA or Ethernet hardware manufacturer’s documentation for instructions on how to install and configure your adapter.exe where X is the letter of your CD-ROM drive and click OK. Click OK and let the Audio Receiver Manager search all of the hard drives. 2. folders. Insert the Rio Receiver Installation CD in the CD-ROM drive. .Rio Receiver User Guide | 13 1. C:\My Music) will make searching for music and maintaining the database easier. and files on your computer for your digital music files or Hint: Creating a single main folder for all of your music (i. 2. 2.
14 | Rio Receiver User Guide select the specific hard drives and/or folders that you want the Audio Receiver Manager to search. Use Add. NOTE: If you are not prompted by Audio Receiver Manager to search for and import music files. and Remove All to adjust where the Audio Receiver Manager searches for your music and click OK to start the search. Push the Power button on the front of the Rio Receiver or on the remote control. the Audio Receiver Manager displays the following message with the number of tracks and playlists that it located if any exist: 2. The Rio . Click OK to close the program. look in “Appendix D: Troubleshooting & FAQ” on page 37. When it finishes searching for music. Remove. 2. A red musical note will appear in the System Tray if no connection is made.
The Audio Receiver Manager software will display a blue musical note.sonicblue. the Rio Receiver will display a blank song title screen. When it has finished querying your PC.com. Register Your Rio Receiver To register your Rio Receiver. check the Troubleshooting and FAQ sections of the manual for tips to correct this.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. It is now ready to bring your music to you. Registering your Rio Receiver ensures that you will be notified of future . click Rio Receiver Registration on your installation CD or go to www. 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. If the Rio Receiver does not find your PC. 2.
you should always encode your digital audio files at 160 Kb compression or better. Lower rates of compression result in lower audio quality. .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. NOTE: For optimal listening enjoyment.
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. The LCD will assist you in selecting new music to listen to. . Album title.Rio Receiver User Guide | 17 Chapter 3: Using the Rio Receiver The Display When powered on. It displays the status of the unit. • Bit Rate Indicator — The amount of compression used to encode the song. as well as the Playlist. the LCD shows: • Track Information — The Song title. if all songs are set to repeat or if no songs are set to repeat. • Random Indicator — Shows if the Receiver is set to shuffle the songs in play. Artist name. and Song information for the music file you are playing. • Repeat Indicator — Shows if a song is set to repeat. • Track Time — Time remaining/time elapsed in the song. Artist. bit rate of encoding. In playback mode.
Using the Repeat and Random buttons Pressing the Repeat button: 1. Pressing and holding down the Power button will cause it to do a hard reset (cold boot). Rewind.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. Once repeats all of the songs in selected play location. . 2. Fast Forward. 3. Three times turns off the feature. Twice repeats the song currently playing. Stop) Power • • Pressing the Power button toggles the Rio Receiver between Awake and Sleep Modes.
Turn it to adjust settings. To adjust the Treble level. • Choose music by Genre. press the Volume Select twice and then turn it to the left or right to adjust the balance levels accordingly. Volume Select to make selections. • Select individual songs by Title. while turning it to the left decreases the volume level. 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. • Adjust Audio Settings. To adjust the Bass level. press the Volume Select again and then turn it to the left or right to raise or lower the Bass level accordingly. • Adjust Display Settings. press the Volume Select again and then turn it to the left or right to raise or lower the Treble level accordingly. 2. Once shuffles the songs in the selected play location. Twice turns off the feature. To adjust the Balance of the Rio Receiver’s music output through your speakers.Rio Receiver User Guide | 19 Pressing the Random button: 1. 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. • Choose music by Album.
2.M3U will be imported into the Audio Receiver Manager database. To Select Existing Playlists: 1. Turn the Volume Select left or right to adjust the settings to meet your preferences. Press the Volume Select to enter that choice. Highlight Select Music and press the Volume Select to choose that option. Press the Menu button again to exit Menu Mode. 4. 6. Press the Menu button to access the Menu Options screen. Choose Music in Menu Mode NOTE: Only playlists created in MusicMatch and Real Jukebox or stored in . Press the Menu button to access the Menu Options screen. Balance. 3. Press the Volume Select to enter that choice. Treble) and highlight the setting you wish to alter. 5. . Bass. 3. Turn the Volume Select left or right to scroll through the options. Highlight Change Audio Settings. 2. Scroll through the options (Volume.20 | Rio Receiver User Guide Adjust Audio Settings in Menu Mode 1.
6. . Scroll through the playlists. on the Playlists menu until you highlight the desired playlist. 5. Hint: Pressing the Random button will cause the Rio Receiver to shuffle all of the songs in the playlist. which are listed alphabetically.Rio Receiver User Guide | 21 4. On the Select Music screen highlight Playlist and press the Volume Select to choose that option. Highlight Play All Music and press the Volume Select to play all of the songs in that playlist.
Album. Scroll through the list of songs. The screen title will be that of the Artist you chose. Turn the Volume Select left or right to scroll through the menus. On the Select Music screen scroll through the options and choose whether you want to sort music by Artist. For example: Highlight Artist and press the Volume Select. provided in alphabetical order. Title or Playlist by highlighting your choice and pressing the Volume Select. 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. 5. Highlight Select Music and press the Volume Select to choose that option. Press the Menu button to access the music menus. by that artist and highlight . 2. Genre. 3. 4.22 | Rio Receiver User Guide To Select Individual Songs: 1. 6.
Rewind ( ) — Press once to return to a previous track or hold it down to Fast Rewind through the track you are currently listening to. . Stop ( ) — Press once to stop. The Navigation Button Play/Pause ( ) — Press once to play the first song in the current selection.Rio Receiver User Guide | 23 the song you want to play. Press the Volume Select to play that song. 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. 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. This resets the Rio Receiver back to the beginning of the current track.
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Volume — Press up to increase and down to decrease the speaker volume. genre. Random — Press once to shuffle songs in selected play location. Menu — Press once to access the control menus. Pressing the Play button when a song is in play will pause the song and cause the title to flash. Repeat — Press once to repeat all of the songs or twice to repeat the song currently playing. Press again to turn off this feature. Search — Press to search for an album.Rio Receiver User Guide | 25 Chapter 4: The Rio Remote Control Power — Turn the Rio Receiver on and off. Fast Forward ( ) — Press once to skip to next track or hold it down to fast forward through the current track. Press again to turn off this feature. song title or playlist using the Alphanumeric Buttons. Cancel — Press once to cancel the current mode the Rio Receiver is in. List — Create and recall shortcuts to your favorite songs and playlists on the Rio Receiver using the Alphanumeric Buttons. . Rewind ( ) — Press once to return to previous track or hold it down to rewind through the current track. Enter — Press once to enter in your choices. Select — Scroll through the menus on the LCD by pressing the up and down arrow buttons. Alphanumeric Buttons — Use these numbered and lettered buttons with the Search and List features to find selections by their title or number. Stop ( ) — Press once to stop the current song. Play/Pause (|| ) — Press once to play a song. artist.
On the Select Music screen highlight Playlist and press Enter. Press the Select button up or down to scroll through and highlight options. Highlight Select Music and press Enter. 2. . 5. 4. On the Playlists screen scroll through the playlists. Press the Menu button to access Menu Options on the Rio Receiver’s LCD. 3.26 | Rio Receiver User Guide Select Music with the Rio Remote Playlists 1. which are listed in alphabetical order.
Individual Songs 1. Press Enter. 6. Highlight Play All Music and press Play to play the songs in that playlist. Press the Menu button to access Menu Options on the Rio Receiver’s LCD. 3.Rio Receiver User Guide | 27 with the Select button and highlight the desired playlist. Highlight Select Music and press Enter. 2. Hint: Pressing the Random button on the remote control will cause the Rio Receiver to shuffle all of the songs in the playlist. . Press the Select button up or down to scroll through and highlight options.
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 Music screen highlight Artist and press Enter. 5.28 | Rio Receiver User Guide 4. . Press Enter. 6. On the Select Artist screen scroll through the alphabetical list of artists with the Select button and highlight the desired artist name.
Highlight the specified selection you want to play (For example: Album > Album Title).) d. 2. Press the 8 button.) b. Playlist or Song Title. 3. Press the Menu button to bring up the Select Music screen. Press the Alphanumeric buttons that correspond to the Album. 5. Press the 2 button. Genre. Press Search twice to search by Artist. 4. Three times for Album. Genre or Playlist menu. 2.) Once for Title. Press List and press a number to preset the selection. The numbers 00-99 are available for use. 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. Album. Artist. 2. Create and Recall Shortcuts with the List Button To create preset shortcuts: 1. Twice for Artist. All Artists that start with TUV will display. Highlight U2 and press Enter. Press Enter. you are searching for. Press the Search button: a. 3. .) c. 4.Rio Receiver User Guide | 29 Search for Music with Alphanumeric Buttons 1. Select the Artist. For example: To find songs by the group U2: 1. Four times for Genre.
The preset shortcut will then play music from your selection. 3. Highlight the desired preset and press Enter. Press List. . 2. Type in the number or browse through the presets displayed with the up and down buttons.30 | Rio Receiver User Guide To recall a preset shortcut: 1.
-10dBm): • THD (10kHz.1dB 0.8dB .3dB 1. -12dBm): • Channel Crosstalk (1kHz) 0.1dB 20Hz-20kHz +0.08% better than -75dB Power amp out: RL = 8 R • Max.43Vrms typ.005% 0.6Vrms typ. 40Hz-20kHz +-0.3% THD): 2 x 8W • Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz + 0.01% 0.5dB.1dB 20Hz-20kHz +0.1dB. -12dBm): • THD (10kHz. -0.003% Headphone out: RL = 600R • Output Level (1kHz. -3dBm): THD (10kHz. 10% THD): 2 x 10W • Nominal Output power: (1kHz. 100Hz-20kHz +-0.8dB 0. -3dBm): 6 dBV (600 Ohms) 20Hz to 20kHz +-0. -10dBm): RL = 16R • Output Level (1kHz. Output Power (1kHz. -1. 0. digital full scale): Frequency response: THD (1kHz. Output Level (1kHz. 1% THD): • Frequency response: • THD (1kHz. -3.02% 0.Rio Receiver User Guide | 31 Appendix A: Technical Specifications Line out: RL = 10k • • • • Max.05% 0.1dB. 1% THD): • Frequency response: • THD (1kHz.
5dB.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. Output Power (1kHz.32 | Rio Receiver User Guide • THD (1kHz. 0.8dB 0.13% • THD (1kHz. 1W): RL = 4 R • • • • Max.2A ~ . 1W): *saturated square wave output Channel Crosstalk (1kHz): 2 x 15W 2 x 25W 9W 20Hz .67kg) Power Voltage: 100-240. 50/60Hz. 10% THD): EIAJ Power * Nominal Output power (1kHz. -1. 1.3% THD): Frequency response: 0.20kHz + 0.
If you need to return the product. these numbers are located on the adapter’s FCC label.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.) This device must accept any interference received. . 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. contact our Customer Care Department to obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number from Technical Support: 503-453-1640. type RJ-11. If your adapter needs repairs. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1. you must arrange for the manufacturer to make them if you are to keep the adapter’s FCC registration valid. You must only connect your adapter to a standard modular telephone jack. When you contact them. you must notify your telephone company that you are going to install an FCC registered device.) This device may not cause harmful interference. As an owner /operator of a registered adapter like this adapter. you must comply with FCC rules: • Before installing your adapter. and 2. including interference that may cause undesired operation. you must provide the FCC registration number and ringer equivalence number (REN) for your adapter. • • You cannot connect the adapter to a party line or to a coin telephone line. 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.
If the interference problems stop when the equipment is switched off. 004-00000345-4). generates and uses radio frequency energy. The equipment must also be installed using an acceptable method of connection. operation and safety requirements as prescribed in the appropriate Terminal Equipment Technical Requirements document(s). Washington.34 | Rio Receiver User Guide This equipment. consult your dealer or an experienced radio or television technician. The Department does not guarantee the equipment will operate to the user’s satisfaction. DC 20402. like other electronic equipment. users should ensure that it is permissible to be connected to the facilities of the local telecommunications company. If not installed and used according to the instructions in this manual. • Plug the adapter in a different outlet than the radio/TV uses. You may find this booklet helpful: “How to Identify and Resolve Radio and TV Interference Problems” (Stock No. this equipment may cause interference with your radio and television reception. If you think this equipment is causing interference with your radio or television reception. Before installing this equipment. Industry Canada (IC) This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. This certification means that the equipment meets telecommunications network protective. then the equipment is probably causing the interference. If necessary. • Move the adapter away from the radio or TV. The customer should be aware that compliance with the .S. See individual adapters for FCC ID and registration numbers. Government Printing Office. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. 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. NOTE: The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. prepared by the FCC and available from the U. try turning the equipment off and on.
or equipment malfunctions. This precaution may be particularly important in rural areas. are connected together. . consult your dealer or an experienced radio or television technician. Any repairs or alterations made by the user to this equipment. If necessary. if present. but should contact the appropriate electric inspection authority. as appropriate.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. may give the telecommunications company cause to request the user to disconnect the equipment. CAUTION: Users should not attempt to make such connections. Repairs to certified equipment should be coordinated by a representative designated by the supplier. telephone lines and internal metallic water pipe system. or electrician.
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7. After checking the connections and that the software is running. and/or the Ethernet adapter. 3. If there are no link lights on the hub. 5. Check for the link light on the Rio Receiver. Verify that the drivers for the HPNA. See directions below.Rio Receiver User Guide | 37 Appendix D: Troubleshooting & FAQ Troubleshooting Problem: Rio Receiver cannot connect to server. or Ethernet adapter are installed properly. 8. Verify that there is a red music note icon in the system tray. If the Receiver still does not find the server. . try connecting the Rio Receiver directly into the network adapter on one system to rule out any issues with wiring. Troubleshooting measures: 1. See directions below. 6. try changing the hub or cables. Verify that the Audio Receiver Manager software is set up properly. 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. the hub (if you are using one). Ensure that the Audio Receiver Manager software is loading properly on the server computer. 4. If you are using firewall software like Zone Alarm. 2. indicating that the Audio Receiver Manager software has been installed correctly and is loading properly. or computer. The note will turn blue if the software is communicating with the Receiver. Check to make sure you have the cables plugged in correctly. Rio Receiver. restart (unplug and replug) the Rio Receiver and allow it to search for the server again.
the server computer is unable to communicate with the Rio Receiver. If the icon is grayed out (no icon outline and faded colors). This is the Audio Receiver Manager icon. When the Rio Receiver is powered on. . but there’s no musical note icon in the system tray. 4. the server computer has successfully connected to the Rio Receiver. 3.38 | Rio Receiver User Guide NOTE: If connecting an Ethernet adapter directly to the Rio Receiver. there will be a Rio Receiver icon in the display window that resembles a Rio Receiver device. Problem: I don’t know if the Audio Receiver Manager software is setup properly. The software installer may not have added itself to your list of Startup items. Verify that Server music to this unit is checked. Verify that Make music available on this adapter is checked. 2. you must use an Ethernet crossover cable. Go to the Tools menu and select IP Configuration. Troubleshooting measures: If there’s no musical note icon in the system tray. Select the Rio Receiver and go to the Unit menu. 6. Troubleshooting measures: 1. Problem: I’ve installed the Audio Receiver Manager software. or if no icon is present. Follow the prompts to import your music. 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. go to Tools and select Import Music. At the top of the window select the HPNA or Ethernet adapter that the Audio Receiver Manager software will be serving music over. then the Audio Receiver Manager software is not running. 5. Double-click on the Audio Receiver Manager icon in the system tray. If you have not already done so. Verify that there’s a musical note icon in the system tray. 7. If this icon is active (full outline and sharper colors).
If an attempt to launch the Audio Receiver Manager software manually fails. verify that the Media Sense feature is disabled. 3. 2. verify that the file (IPHLPAPI. Consult the online User’s Guide for details.0. Please consult the online User’s Guide or Windows Help for complete step-by-step instructions on specifying a private IP address. the Rio Receiver may not communicate with the music server computer properly. Verify that the drivers for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter are installed properly. Problem: I can’t get my Rio Receiver to work with my Cable modem/DSL modem. Verify that the IP Address of the HPNA or Ethernet adapter is not all zeros (0. If there are no network adapters installed.Rio Receiver User Guide | 39 Try launching the software manually by clicking Start > Programs > Audio Receiver. Verify that the HPNA or Ethernet adapter is listed in the Start > Settings > Control Panel > Network. See directions below for replacing this file if it's not the correct version.0). If the IP address of the adapter is all zeros. Install an HPNA (Phoneline networking) adapter in one of your systems. you may need to specify an IP address for that adapter. If you are using Windows Millennium. 5. 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. If you're not using Windows Me or 2000. then the Audio Receiver Manager software will not start. 4. To resolve this problem. If any files were skipped during the driver installation.0. You can then easily stream music to your Rio Receiver over your phone lines. This is only an issue if the IP addresses assigned to the computer(s) on your network are provided by your ISP. This can be resolved easily with one of the following three options. You can: 1. the Audio Receiver Manager software will not start.2.DLL) is the correct version: 5. . try the following: 1. that might cause the Audio Receiver Manager software to fail to launch.01717.
Troubleshooting measures: WMA files can have built-in file protection. If your WMA files are protected. You can verify this by checking the Device Manager under Network Adapters and the Network Control Panel. this is most likely caused by a limitation of the file that was added by the distributor. This can occur if driver installation didn’t complete successfully.” Troubleshooting measures: There are two possible causes for this error. If one or more WMA tracks are not added correctly when you Import Music. there’s a limit of 6 instances of TCP/IP in the Network Control Panel. Problem: Selected WMA tracks aren’t being added to the playlist. Connect a router to your Cable/DSL modem and the computer you intend to use as your music server. You may encounter this error if the drivers for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter are not installed. then TCP/IP would not install successfully for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter. This allows distributors to add features such as expiration dates to downloaded tracks. Also if you’re using Windows 98. You may also encounter this error if TCP/IP is not installed for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter. you will not be able to play them on your Rio Receiver. This software requires at least one network adapter to work. the solution is to reinstall the drivers for the HPNA or Ethernet adapter. In both cases. 3.40 | Rio Receiver User Guide 2. Install a second Ethernet adapter in one of your systems for the Rio Receiver to connect to. “No network adapters were detected on this computer. . Problem: The Audio Receiver Manager software says. If there were already 6 adapters in the Network Control Panel.
Double-click the musical note icon in the system tray. Problem: How do I verify the drivers for the HPNA adapter or Ethernet adapter were installed properly? Troubleshooting measures: 1. The hardware address and IP Address will be listed to the right of the Rio Receiver in the display window. remove them both and reinstall the drivers. On the music server: 1. The following components should be present: HPNA (or Ethernet) adapter TCP/IP > HPNA (or Ethernet) adapter 4. The Local IP is the IP Address of the Rio Receiver. 5. Go to the Rio Receiver Menu and select About Receiver. 3. Click Device Manager. 6. Click the + symbol next to Network Adapters. The HPNA or Ethernet adapter should be listed here. Double-click Network. 2. 8. The Rio Receiver software and license information will scroll by followed by the Server IP and the Local IP. Double-click System. If there are duplicates of the components listed above. 2. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel. . Go to the View menu and select Details. 7.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. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel. Press the Volume Select Knob to enter your selection. 2.
From the Start menu. select the HPNA adapter or Ethernet adapter. 5. Subsequent releases of Internet Explorer (5. 3. its IP Address should be identical to the other computers on the network with the exception of the last number.x. 3. and then double-click Add/Remove Programs. 5. 2.5.) provide an older file that works correctly. 4. etc. or Internet Explorer 5. point to Settings. The IP Address shown should be of the form: 192.5. Restart the computer. Internet Explorer 5. Click Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 and Internet Tools. where x can be any number from 1 to 254.42 | 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. Click Add/Remove to remove and restore the original Internet Explorer settings. Problem: The Rio Receiver software is not operating because of an incompatible DLL file. Click Start > Run and type in WINIPCFG. it came with a file that had an internal bug.01. NOTE: For the more savvy computer user.0. Microsoft’s recommended solution is as follows: 1. Click OK. NOTE: If your computer is part of a network. follow the directions below to manually set the IP Address. Install Internet Explorer 5. 4.01.01 Service Pack 1. 2. What should I do? Troubleshooting Measures: When Microsoft shipped its initial release of Internet Explorer 5.0. it is possible to install the correct file directly from the shipping Windows Operating .168. If the IP Address does not appear like the example given above. From the pulldown menu. click Control Panel.
While the Rio Receiver uses standard telephone lines to communicate with the host computer.1717. The Rio Receiver also supports 10Mb Ethernet. The Rio Receiver allows you to choose your music from locations on the server computer that you specify.0.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. will they play the same music? They will have access to exactly the same music files.2). The necessary file is named IPHLPAPI. Then start the Audio Manager software. .0. you should not attempt to use both connections at the same time. but it is not required to play the same songs on each device at the same time.CAB. Since the Rio Receiver will only communicate over one connection type at a time. 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. both devices will function properly without interfering with the other. Will the Rio Receiver interfere with my telephone service? No. If I connect multiple Rio Receivers to the same server computer. Subsequently. This ensures maximum compatibility with Home PNA 1.0 and 2.DLL (v5. You can use your telephone line without interference from your Rio Receiver. Your Rio Receiver should work with existing Home PNA network configurations. The Rio Receiver streams music from your PC over standard phone lines or Ethernet cable. You can play different tracks on each Rio Receiver using the same playlists. Simply extract this file directly to the Rio Audio Receiver software directory.0 network devices. it operates on a separate frequency from your telephone or modem. Frequently Asked Questions Can I store music on my Rio Receiver? No. All music is stored on the server computer. It can be found in the following cab file: NET7.
The Rio Receiver outputs 10 watts per channel.mp3 format on the server computer. • Use the Spring Clips. Why is it that when I try to adjust the volume on the Rio Receiver. It is recommended that you choose speakers that have an operating range that include 10 W.wma and . You can: • Connect your Rio Receiver to a home stereo system using the red and white RCA OUT Jacks provided. • Use any powered set of speakers using the LINE OUT Jack provided on the back of your Rio Receiver. for bare wire bookshelf speakers. If you have speakers connected to the Line Out Jack or the RCA Jacks. which are powered outputs. 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).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. • The same track is present in multiple playlists. 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. Any songs found in the MusicMatch playlists or the Real Jukebox music database files are added to the Rio Receiver’s database. • The same track is present in both . the volume . This will allow you to integrate your Rio Receiver into your home entertainment system. 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.
• If your server computer has two network cards and Windows Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) is disabled. See the Getting Started poster for connection instructions. Click C:\. 1. 4 Click Specify an IP address and type 192. select Programs. . I am setting up my Rio Receiver and only the initializing screen appears on the Receiver. see Chapter 2. 3 Click Properties and then select the IP Address tab. 7 After the server computer restarts.0 for the Subnet Mask and then click OK.255. If the icon is not present or if the icon is red. 5 Type 255. 4. Click Tools and then click Import Music. and then click Audio Receiver Manager. 2. Bare Wire Connections are powered. but I can’t locate or play them on my Rio Receiver. but the other jacks are line outputs for increased audio clarity. 2 Select the network component for the HPNA or Ethernet network card connected to your Rio Receiver. press the power button twice to turn off and then turn on the Rio Receiver. 3. • Verify that your Rio Receiver is connected to the server computer through a Home Phoneline Network Alliance (HPNA) network or an Ethernet network. I added audio tracks to my computer. The tracks must be imported into the Rio Receiver database.1.255. Click the Start button. If the tracks and in another folder.168. 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. Check the Rio Receiver setup on the server computer. 6 Click OK. • Verify that there is a blue music note icon in the Microsoft® Windows® tasteable.100. Click OK.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.
press the power button twice to reset the Rio Receiver. 2. If you remove the server computer from a network with a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server that assigns IP addresses. 4. 3. Click Release All and then click OK. you install a digital subscriber line [DSL] or cable modem). Click the down arrow to select the Ethernet card that is connected to your Rio Receiver. Click the Start button and then click Run.46 | Rio Receiver User Guide I used my Rio Receiver to play audio tracks. If you change the server computer network configuration (for example. 5. but now only the initializing screen appears on the receiver. . After the server computer restarts. press the power button twice to turn off and then turn on the Rio Receiver. reset the server computer network configuration. See Windows Help for information on disabling standby mode. 1. type winipcfg and then click OK. The server computer may be in standby mode.
If you discover a defect covered by this warranty. moisture. or connected equipment.’s Customer Care Center at (503) 453-1640 for return instructions. shipping. Customer Care: Visit our Web site at www. Inc. misuse.com/support for customer care issues. housing or wiring. . Any parts or boards removed in the replacement or remanufacture process shall become the property of SONICblue. or high voltage surges from external sources such as power line. 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. corrosive environments. This warranty also does not apply to any product with an altered or defaced serial number.sonicblue. It does not cover damage caused by abuse. SONICblue. Inc. This warranty does not cover wear and tear on covers. Product failures not covered by this warranty: This warranty covers defects in manufacture that arise from correct use of the device. Inc. improper modification or repair. How to obtain service under this warranty: To obtain service under this warranty.'s liability is limited solely to the repair or replacement of the defective product. Inc. This warranty is extended to the original end user purchaser only and is not assignable or transferable to any other party. please contact the dealer from whom you purchased this product or SONICblue.Rio Receiver User Guide | 47 Appendix C: Warranty 90 Day Limited Warranty Our warranty to you: SONICblue. telephone line. we will repair or replace the product at our option using new or remanufactured components. extreme heat or cold.
AND YOU. . or any consequential. lost data. 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. INC. WHICH VARY. SOME STATES LIMIT WHAT WARRANTIES MAY BE EXCLUDED AS WELL AS HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS. WILL APPLY AFTER THIS PERIOD. BE LIABLE FOR ANY AMOUNT GREATER THAN THE CURRENTLY SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE OF THIS PRODUCT. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS. THIS WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO THE TERM SPECIFIED ABOVE. SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. These include damage to other equipment. INC. THIS WARRANTY IS GIVEN IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES. INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABLITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT WILL SONICblue. FROM STATE TO STATE. or punitive damages. THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY REPRESENTS THE ENTIRE WARRANTY AGREEMENT BETWEEN SONICblue. Inc. THIS WARRANTY MAY NOT BE ALTERED IN ANY WAY OTHER THAN IN WRITING BY AN OFFICER OF SONICblue. EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NO WARRANTIES.48 | Rio Receiver User Guide Limits of liability: We are only responsible for the repair of this product. incidental. lost profits.
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