Qsonix Q100 User Manual Addendum

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Summary of Q100

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    Qsonix q100 user guide addendum software version 2.0

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    Qsonix q100 user guide addendum software version 2.0

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    About this addendum building on the success of the first qsonix release, we are pleased to announce the release of version 2.0. Version 2.0 contains many more features to ehance your music listening pleasure as well as additional features to help manage and protect your digital music collection. This...

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    Ipod integration ipod encoding quality the ipod encoding quality feature is available on the ipod tab within the system tools . There are three available quality presets with five compression options (128kbps, 192kbps, 256kbps, 320kbps and .Wav) that can be used when transferring playlists to the ipo...

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    Setting desired transfer quality this setting allows you to personalize the three available quality levels used when transferring playlists to the ipod (low, medium and high.) (figure. 1) in other words, each playlist can be transferred at your preferred quality level. For example, this gives the op...

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    Synchronizing the ipod ipod synchronization and transfers are managed from the playlists menu on the main screen. Before synchronizing, confirm that the ipod is connected to the system with a usb cable (allow up to 60 seconds once connected). Additionally, detailed information can be obtained from th...

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    To sync (transfer) playlist(s) to your ipod: 7 figure 3- ipod synchronization check select a playlist in the playlist area, then, tap the playlists drop down arrow to access the playlists management pop-up window. Confirm that the playlist displayed is the one you are interested in synchronizing with...

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    8 6. Figure 4- ipod synchronization process alternatively, you may choose to sync all playlists that you have selected to sync with your ipod, this will transfer and or update all of the playlists that you have enabled. Note- when using sync all, only playlists that have a defined sync quality will b...

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    Networking capability network places (figure 5) qsonix version 2.0 offers several features that depend on access to content on other devices such as pc’s, laptops, servers or other storage systems on your network, including importing music, editing album art and the new photo screensaver. In order t...

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    Setting up a network place to set up a network place, you will need to know the network path of the file(s) you wish to access on the other device. You may also be prompted for your user name and password during the authentication phase of the set up. Note- a usb keyboard may be plugged into the q100...

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    If the requires authentication button is checked, you will be prompted to enter your user name and password. Once entered, you will be able to test connection again. Once the tested connection is successful, you will be asked to “save?” if not using the test connection feature, you can skip the test...

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    Import music users that have already ripped or digitally stored their music can now easily import their digital music collections from other pc’s, servers or external usb drives (figure 8.) using advanced acoustical fingerprinting technology, qsonix recognizes already ripped or downloaded files and re...

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    Album reviews qsonix now automatically obtains additional metadata for media loaded into the q100, including album reviews (figure 7.) this feature can be accessed from the album browser by clicking on the album cover or by using the album view toggle button in order to see additional data about the...

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    To import music importing files that reside on other network devices begins at the import media button on the system management screen. Note- this features requires an internet connection. Please refer to the setting up a network place for assistance. Figure 9- import from locations list 14 from the ...

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    When you’ve made your selection(s), press the begin import button. While importing, qsonix is simultaneously obtaining complete metadata including album art. This process may take additional time and will report it’s progress while importing. (figure 10) you may postpone and later resume the import ...

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    Direct play in addition to the qsonix drag-and-drop playlist management, you can now start playback of any album or playlist with one button press. Direct play allows users to immediately and directly play cd’s without having to first queue them up in the now playing area. In other words, just press ...

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    Cd burning from the main screen, tap the drop-menu icon in the playlists frame. Select a playlist using the up and down arrow buttons in the playlists frame. Note- the title displayed is the title selected. Select burn to cd . The blue burn cd screen will then appear with a checklist of all the trac...

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    When you are satisfied with your selections and track order, simply insert a blank recordable disc into the drive. Once a disc is inserted, the green start button will then be activated. Simply press this to begin recording. Note- a graphic depiction of required disk space for a list will show up on ...

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    Tap the drop-menu icon in the now playing (zone 1 or 2) frame on the main screen. From the drop-down menu, select burn to cd . The blue burn cd screen will appear with a checklist of all the tracks contained in the selected now playing list. Select, move, and burn a new cd as described in steps 4-6 ...

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    Customized album art place any album art (in jpeg format) to be used in a “covers” folder (or other associated folder name) on your pc or external drive that will be connected to the network. Create a new network place and reference it to the “covers” folder or other associated folder name as stated...

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    New views: recent and imported view there are two new “views” available from the main view selection drop down menu located in the upper left corner of the main user interface. Figure 14- imported view recent view recent view is literally a reverse chronolgical order view on any album loaded into th...

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    Photo screensaver the qsonix screensaver now allows you to specify any network location as the source of images to be displayed while the screensaver is active. Display family photos or any customized imagery you desire. There is the option of specifying one of three styles- playback info (shows now...

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    Volume leveled playback volume leveling addresses the inherent difference in recording levels of cds manufactured and mastered during different time periods and by different studios. This can result in a very noticeable difference in volume level when playing a playlist of tracks that contain music ...

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    Peace-of-mind: backup and restore; maintenance and automatic updates backup and restore the new backup and restore feature will allow qsonix users to protect their investment in cd loading time by offering a friendly, automated process to backup the entire contents of their q100 system. This back up...

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    Restore connect an external usb hard drive containing the qsonix backup, to the back of the qsonix system. Tap the tools icon on the main screen. Tap restore . “restore drive found” will then be displayed. Tap next. Once you have confirmed the restore set is correct, tap next . Tap start restore. Do ...

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    Wireless pointer device support wireless pointer device support provides complete wireless control from the couch or any other convenient location while operating the q100 on any tv or video display. Devices such as a wireless mouse, trackball or other pointer device can be used as a remote control ...

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    Contacting customer support if you have additional questions or comments regarding qsonix or your q100 system, be sure to contact your installer/dealer or feel free to visit the support area our website at http://www.Qsonix.Com/support. We maintain a list of frequently asked questions and answers as...

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