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    SA3314 SA3315 SA3324 SA3325 SA3344 SA3345 SA3384 SA3385 Digital video audio player[...]

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    2 Need help? Please visit where you can access to a full set of supporting materials such as user manual, the latest software updates and answers to frequently asked questions.[...]

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    3 1 Important safety information 5 2 Your new player 9 2.1 What’s in the box 9 2.2 Register your product 9 3 Getting started 10 3.1 Overview of controls and connections 10 3.2 Main menu 11 3.3 Install 11 3.4 Connect and charge 12 3.4.1 Use the supplied USB cable 12 3.4.2 Battery level indication 12 3.5 Transfer music, pictures and texts 13 3.6 Tr[...]

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    4 4.8 Radio 23 4.8.1 Select your FM region 23 4.8.2 Auto tune 24 4.8.3 Play a preset radio station and tune the station 24 4.9 Lyrics 25 4.9.1 Scroll through lyric lines 25 4.10 Folder view 26 4.10.1 Access your files 26 4.11 Settings 27 4.12 Use your player to store and carry data files 28 5 Update your player 29 5.1 Manually verify whether your f[...]

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    5 1 Impor tant safety inf ormation General maintenance To avoid damage or malfunction: • Do not expose the player to excessive heat caused by heating equipment or direct sunlight. • Do not drop your player or allow objects to fall on your player. • Do not allow your player to be submerged in water. Do not expose headphone socket or battery co[...]

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    6 Listen for reasonable periods of time: • Prolonged exposure to sound, even at normally “safe” levels, can also cause hearing loss. • Be sure to use your equipment reasonably and take appropriate breaks. Be sure to observe the following guidelines when using your headphones. • Listen at reasonable volumes for reasonable periods of time. [...]

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    7 Data logging Philips is committed to improving the quality of your product and enhancing the Philips user experience. To understand the usage profile of this device, this device logs some info / data to the non-volatile memory region of the device. These data are used to identify and detect any failures or problems you as a user may experience wh[...]

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    Notice for USA Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and,[...]

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    9 2 Y our ne w pla y er With your newly purchased player, you can enjoy the following: • Video playback • MP3 and WMA playback • Picture viewing • Folder browsing • FM radio • Voice Recording 2.1 What’s in the box The following accessories are included with your player: 2.2 Register your product We strongly recommend that you register[...]

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    10 A slider Lock all keys except volume keys B Reset C USB connector D p Headphones jack E - Vol + Control volume F MENU Press to access the menu / return to previous menu G Playlist Press to add songs to Playlist on the go H y / 2; Short press to play/pause songs/videos, long press to power on/off I 1 Navigate back one menu level or exit a functio[...]

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    11 3.3 Install Important Make sure to install the software provided in the supplied CD for music and video transfer. System requirements: • Windows Vista, XP, ME or 2000 • Pentium III 800MHz processor or higher • 128MB RAM • 500MB hard disk space • Internet connection (preferable) • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later • CD-ROM ?[...]

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    12 3.4.2 Battery level indication The approximate power levels of your battery are indicated as follows: Full Two-thirds full Half full Low Empty * Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. 3.4 Connect and charge Your playe[...]

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    13 3.5 Transfer music, pictures and texts Your player appears as a USB mass storage device in Windows Explorer . You can organize files, transfer music, pictures and texts to your player during USB connection. 1 Click and highlight one or more files to transfer between your player and your computer. 2 Use drag and drop actions to complete your tran[...]

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    14 Important If you have DRM protected videos on your PC, make sure that you play these at least once in Windows Media Player before transferring them to your player using MediaConverter for Philips . 3.6 Transfer videos Use MediaConverter for Philips to convert the video files to the correct screen size and transfer videos from your PC to your pla[...]

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    15 7 The progress of conversion and transfer is shown. 3.7 Disconnect your player safely Exit any active application working with your player. Remove your player safely by clicking in the task tray shown in your PC. 3.8 Enjoy 3.8.1 Power on and off To power on, press 2; until the Philips welcome screen appears. To power off, press and hold 2; until[...]

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    16 4 Detail operation 4.1 Music mode (also applicable to playback of recordings) Your player supports MP3 and WMA formats. 4.1.1 Control You can do the following action during music playback: To Do this Play / Pause music Press 2; Skip to next song Press 2 Return to previous song Press 1 Fast forward Press and hold 2 Fast rewind Press and hold 1 Re[...]

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    17 2 Press 3 or 4 to scroll through the list. 3 Press 2 to select or press 1 to return to previous level. 4 Press 2; to play your selection. 4.1.3 Play mode You can set your player to play songs randomly ( Shuffle All ) or repeatedly ( Repeat One or Repeat All ). 1 From the main menu, select > Play mode . 2 Press 3 or 4 to scroll up or down the [...]

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    18 4.2 Sound settings Set your player to play songs with different EQ (equalizers) settings. 1 From the main menu, select > Sound settings . 2 Press 3 or 4 to scroll through the list of options: Rock , Funk , Jazz , Classical , HipHop , Techno , Spoken word , Custom or Off . You can select one of them. 1 Note Custom settings allow you to specify[...]

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    19 Tip This will empty playlist on the go but will not delete those songs from your player. 4.4 Picture library 4.4.1 Transfer pictures from your computer to your player 1 Connect the player to your computer. 2 Drag and drop your pictures to the PICTURES folder of your player. 4.4.2 Find your pictures The player supports JPEG files and provides a s[...]

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    20 Note The video will playback in landscape mode to give you a full screen viewing experience, Tip To better organize your videos, you can create folders for your player via Windows Explorer . 1 Connect it to your computer. > Your player will be identified as Philips or Philips GoGear in Windows Explorer . 2 Go to Videos folder. 3 In Windows Ex[...]

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    21 Note The delete option is also available in the menu to delete Artists, Albums, Genres etc. This will permanently remove the entry including all content from your library. In case this content is also contained in a playlist, the entry will continue to be contained in the playlist and on playing back this playlist, the missing content will be sk[...]

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    22 4.7 Recordings You can make voice recordings using your player. See sections Overview of controls and connections for the location of recording microphone. 1 From the main menu, select . 2 Select Start recording to start recording a voice. > Your player will display the voice recording screen and voice recording starts automatically. 3 Press [...]

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    23 4.7.2 Delete your recordings The player provides the option to delete all the recordings files of your player. 1 From the main menu, select > Recordings library > Delete all recordings . 2 Press 2; to confirm. Your can also delete the recordings on the computer. 1 Connect your player to your computer. 2 Select your player in Windows Explor[...]

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    24 4.8.3 Play a preset radio station and tune the station 1 From the Radio menu , select Presets . 2 Press 3 or 4 to browse and select the preset stations. 3 After you select a preset station, short press 1 / 2 can change to another preset stations. 4 You can also tune the frequency of selected preset station by long pressing 3 / 4 . 5 Short press [...]

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    25 4.9 Lyrics The player supports LRC format files and can simultaneously display lyrics while playing back songs. This special feature allows for lyric files to be saved and edited with a lyrics editor (the relevant lyric files as well as the software for a lyrics editor are available on the Internet). Tip To create and/or edit lyrics you need to [...]

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    26 4.10Folder view The player also supports the database and folder browsing feature Folder view . The Folder view shows the device's contents and its structure resembles that of what you would see on your PC: 4.10.1 Access your files Use the 2 key or the 2; key to directly access or play your files from the Folder view. Use the 2 key to skip [...]

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    27 4.11 Settings The settings menu allows you to make adjustments and personal preferences on your player. 1 From the main menu, select . 2 Use 3 or 4 to select an option. 3 Press 2 to go to the next level or 1 to return to previous level. 4 Press 2 to confirm your selection. 5 Press 1 to exit the Settings menu. In the Settings menu, the following [...]

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    28 4.12Use your player to store and carry data files You can use your player to store and carry data files by copying data files into your player with Windows Explorer . Settings Options More options Description Radio settings Select frequency region Europe / USA / Asia Choose the region in which you operate the FM Factory settings Restore factory [...]

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    29 5 Update y our pla yer Your player is controlled by an internal program called the firmware. Newer versions of the firmware may have been released after you have purchased your player. A software program called Philips Device Manager enables you to update the firmware on your device if a new firmware is available on your PC. Install Philips Devi[...]

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    30 6 T echnical data Power • Power supply 850mAh Li-ion internal rechargeable battery* • 4 hours full charge Dimensions 93.8 x 55.9 x 12.4mm Weight 75g Picture / Display • White backlight LCD 320 x 240 pixels 65K colors Sound • Channel separation 40dB • Equalizer settings Rock, Funk, Jazz, Classical, HipHop, Techno, Spoken word, Custom ?[...]

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    31 * Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. + 1MB = 1 million bytes; available storage capacity will be less. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; available storage capacity will be less. Full memory capacity may not be available as s[...]

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    32 My player skips songs. The skipped song may be protected. You may not have sufficient rights to play the skipped song on your player. Check the music rights with the song provider. My player cannot power on. Your device battery may be out of power due to long period of non-usage. Please charge your player. In case of device error, connect your p[...]

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    33 1 Reset your player first by inserting a pin or sharp object into the reset hole at the back of the player. 2 Launch Philips Device Manager from Start > Programs > Philips Device Manager . Select the Repair Tab. 3 While pressing the Vol + on your device, connect it to the PC. 4 Confirm Yes when you see the following screen , you can releas[...]

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    34 2 If nothing happens, recharge the battery for at least 4 hours and try to power on or reset again. If this does not work, you might have to repair your player with Philips Device Manager. (See Updade your player section in this user manual for details.) My player is full and I have fewer songs on my player than I expected. Your player has an in[...]

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    35 8 Glossar y A Album A collection list of songs / pictures. G Genres A particular style or type of music. M MP3 An audio compression format known as MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3. P Picture Image and picture in JPEG file format. Playlist A list of digital media contents. Playlist on the go A playlist that can be created on the player by adding favorite so[...]

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    36 T Thumbnail A small version of the main image, used for indexing and browsing. Title The largest unit of digital media content. For CD, it may be the name of the CD. W WAV A digital media file format for storing sound. Windows Media Audio (WMA) An audio file in Windows Media Format. The audio content of the file is encoded with one of the Window[...]

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    37 PHILIPS reserves the right to make design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice.[...]

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    Specifications are subject to change without notice. Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. or their respective owners © 2007 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. All rights reserved. Printed in China wk7324 abc[...]