LaCinema Classic HD

LaCie LaCinema Classic HD manual

LaCinema Classic HD

User manual for the LaCie LaCinema Classic HD in English. This PDF manual has 81 pages.

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LaCinema Classic HD Table of Contents User Manual page 1 Table of Contents 1. Introduction................................................................................................................. 7 1.1. Minimum System Requirements. ........................................................................................................ 8 1.1.1. Windows Users.................................................................................................................... 8 1.1.2. Mac Users. .......................................................................................................................... 8 1.2. Supported Formats.......................................................................................................................... 9 1.3. Box Content. ................................................................................................................................. 10 1.4. Languages.................................................................................................................................... 10 1.5. Views of the LaCinema Classic HD................................................................................................. 11 1.5.1. Front View. ........................................................................................................................ 11 1.5.2. Rear View. ......................................................................................................................... 11 1.6. Cables and Connectors................................................................................................................. 12 1.6.1. A/V (Audio/Video) Cables.................................................................................................. 12 1.6.2. USB Cable........................................................................................................................ 12 2. Using the Remote Control.......................................................................................... 13 2.1. Battery Installation......................................................................................................................... 13 2.2. Remote Control Key Index.............................................................................................................. 14 2.2.1. Important Button Details..................................................................................................... 15 3. Setting Up: Transferring Files..................................................................................... 16 3.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply. ................................................................................................. 17 3.2. STEP 2: Connect the USB cable...................................................................................................... 18 3.3. STEP 3: Unmounting Your Drive..................................................................................................... 19 4. Setting Up: Connecting to TV..................................................................................... 20 4.1. STEP 1: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables............................................................................................ 20 4.1.1. HDMI (High-Definition) Connection. .................................................................................... 21 4.1.2. Composite Video & Stereo Audio Cable.............................................................................. 21 4.1.3. Optical Audio (S/PDIF) Connection..................................................................................... 22 4.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable............................................................................................... 23 4.3. STEP 3: Connect the Power Supply. ................................................................................................. 24 4.4. STEP 4: Complete the Installation Wizard........................................................................................ 25 5. Playing Multimedia Files............................................................................................ 27 5.1. Movie Space................................................................................................................................. 28 5.1.1. Movie Space Options. ........................................................................................................ 29 5.2. Photos Space................................................................................................................................ 31 5.2.1. Photo Space Options......................................................................................................... 32 5.3. Music Space................................................................................................................................. 33 5.3.1. Music Space Options......................................................................................................... 35 6. Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network.......................................................... 37 6.1. Manage Files from a Networked Computer..................................................................................... 37 6.1.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply...................................................................................... 38 6.1.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable. ................................................................................... 39 6.1.3. STEP 3: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables. ................................................................................ 39 6.1.4. STEP 4: Configure Network Settings.................................................................................... 40 6.1.5. STEP 5: LaCie Network Assistant: Install............................................................................... 41 6.1.6. STEP 6: LaCie Network Assistant: Transfer Files.................................................................... 42 6.1.7. Alternative Network Connection Methods. ............................................................................ 44 6.2. Play Files on Networked Media Players. ........................................................................................... 45 6.2.1. UPnP Usage Example: XBOX.............................................................................................. 46
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LaCinema Classic HD Table of Contents User Manual page 2 7. Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive. ................................................................... 47 7.1. USB Disk Connection. .................................................................................................................... 47 7.2. Compatibility................................................................................................................................ 48 7.3. Safe USB Disk Removal. ................................................................................................................. 48 8. Playing Files From a Networked Media Server........................................................... 49 8.1. Network-Attached Storage (NAS).................................................................................................... 49 8.2. From Windows or Mac Computers. ................................................................................................. 50 8.2.1. Packet Video TwonkyVision................................................................................................. 50 8.2.2. Windows Media Player (WMP)............................................................................................ 51 8.2.3. Shared folders on your Computer. ....................................................................................... 52 9. Reformatting the LaCinema Classic HD...................................................................... 55 9.1. Reformatting: Windows Users......................................................................................................... 56 9.2. Reformatting: Mac Users................................................................................................................ 58 10. Settings Menu............................................................................................................ 59 10.1. Settings: Audio/Video.................................................................................................................. 59 10.1.1. Video Output.................................................................................................................... 59 10.1.2. Display Resolution. ............................................................................................................. 60 10.1.3. Aspect Ratio...................................................................................................................... 60 10.1.4. Audio Ouput..................................................................................................................... 60 10.1.5. NTSC/PAL. ........................................................................................................................ 61 10.2. Settings: Video............................................................................................................................ 61 10.2.1. Video Sequence. ................................................................................................................ 61 10.2.2. Subtitle Font Size............................................................................................................... 62 10.3. Settings: Music............................................................................................................................ 63 10.3.1. Music Sequence................................................................................................................ 63 10.3.2. Audio Track Display........................................................................................................... 63 10.4. Settings: Photo............................................................................................................................ 64 10.4.1. Slideshow. ......................................................................................................................... 64 10.4.2. Picture Scaling. .................................................................................................................. 64 10.4.3. Transition Effect................................................................................................................. 65 10.4.4. Interval Time..................................................................................................................... 65 10.5. Settings: System. .......................................................................................................................... 66 10.5.1. Language. ......................................................................................................................... 66 10.5.2. Content Aggregation. ......................................................................................................... 66 10.5.3. Screensaver Delay............................................................................................................. 66 10.5.4. Standby Mode................................................................................................................... 66 10.5.5. Browse Mode.................................................................................................................... 67 10.5.6. Additional Encoding Support.............................................................................................. 67 10.5.7. System Reset. ..................................................................................................................... 67 10.5.8. About............................................................................................................................... 68 10.5.9. Update Device. .................................................................................................................. 68 10.6. Settings: Network........................................................................................................................ 69 10.6.1. Network Setup................................................................................................................... 69 10.6.2. Device Name.................................................................................................................... 70 10.6.3. Media Servers. ................................................................................................................... 70 10.6.4. Shared Folders.................................................................................................................. 70 10.6.5. Auto Login........................................................................................................................ 71 10.6.6. Clear Account Information. ................................................................................................. 71 10.7. Settings: Restart........................................................................................................................... 71
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LaCinema Classic HD Table of Contents User Manual page 3 11. Technical Information................................................................................................ 72 11.1. HD File Format Compatibility....................................................................................................... 72 11.2. Optimizing Data Transfers. ........................................................................................................... 72 12. Troubleshooting......................................................................................................... 73 12.1. Troubleshooting the Television/Stereo Connection......................................................................... 74 12.2. USB Connection (Mac Users). ....................................................................................................... 75 12.3. USB Connection (Windows Users)................................................................................................. 77 13. Contacting Customer Support.................................................................................... 79 13.1. LaCie Technical Support Contacts. ................................................................................................ 80 14. Warranty Information................................................................................................ 81
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LaCinema Classic HD Foreword User Manual page 4 Copyrights Copyright © 2009 LaCie. All rights re- served. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, re- cording or otherwise, without the prior writ- ten consent of LaCie. Trademarks Apple, Mac, and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Microsoft, Win- dows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 are registered trademarks of Microsoft Cor- poration. Other trademarks mentioned in this manual are the property of their respec- tive owners. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laborato- ries. Changes The material in this document is for infor- mation only and subject to change without notice. While reasonable efforts have been made in the preparation of this document to assure its accuracy, LaCie assumes no liability resulting from errors or omissions in this document, or from the use of the in- formation contained herein. LaCie reserves the right to make changes or revisions in the product design or the product manual without reservation and without obligation to notify any person of such revisions and changes. FCC Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the fol- lowing conditions: 1. The devices may not cause harmful in- terference 2. The devices must accept any interfer- ence received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. 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 instal- lation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interfer- ence to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try and correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: ■ ■ Reorient or relocate the receiving an- tenna. ■ ■ Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. ■ ■ Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. ■ ■ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Modifications to this product not authorized by LaCie could void the FCC & Industry Canada regulations and negate your au- thority to operate the product. Canada Compliance Statement This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference- Causing Equipment Regulations. Manufacturer’s Declara- tion for CE Certification We, LaCie, solemnly declare that this prod- uct conforms to the following European standards: Class B EN60950, EN55022, EN55024, EN61000-3-2: 2000, EN61000-3-3: 2001 With reference to the following condi- tions: 73/23/EEC Low Voltage Directive; 89/336/EEC EMC Directive CAUTION: Modifications not authorized by the manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate this device. CAUTION: The LaCinema Classic HD’s warranty may be void as a result of the fail- ure to respect the precautions listed above. NOTE: The main cable must be in confor- mity with CEI 60227 or CEI 60245 and the type of plug must match the standards in the country of use. Tested to comply with FCC standards for home or office use LaCinema Classic HD
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LaCinema Classic HD Foreword User Manual page 5 This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of with your other household waste. Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment by handing it over to a designed collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equip- ment. The separate collection and recy- cling of your waste equipment at the time of disposal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that it is recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. For more information about where you can drop off your waste equip- ment for recycling, please contact your local city office, your household waste dis- posal service, or the shop where you pur- chased the product. CAUTION: The LaCinema Classic HD’s warranty may be void as a result of the fail- ure to respect the precautions listed above. Health and Safety Precautions ■ ■ Only qualified persons are authorized to carry out maintenance on this device. ■ ■ Read this User Manual carefully and follow the correct procedure when set- ting up the device. ■ ■ Do not open a disk drive or attempt to disassemble or modify it. Never insert any metallic object into the drive to avoid any risk of electrical shock, fire, short- circuiting or dangerous emissions. The disk drives shipped with your LaCinema Classic HD contain no user-serviceable parts. If it appears to be malfunction- ing, have it inspected by a qualified LaCie Technical Support representative. ■ ■ Never expose your device to rain, or use it near water, or in damp or wet condi- tions. Never place objects containing liquids on the LaCinema Classic HD, as they may spill into its openings. Doing so increases the risk of electrical shock, short-circuiting, fire or personal injury. ■ ■ Make sure that the computer and LaCinema Classic HD are electri- cally grounded. If the devices are not grounded, there is an increased risk of electrical shock. Power requirements 100-240 V~, 1.5 A, 60-50 Hz, (Sup- ply voltage fluctuations not exceeding ± 10% of the nominal, transient over- voltages according to over-voltage cat- egory II). General Use Precautions ■ ■ Do not expose the LaCinema Classic HD to temperatures outside the range of 5° C to 30° C (41° F to 86° F); or to operational humidity beyond 5-80%, non-condensing, or non-operating hu- midity beyond 10-90%, non-condens- ing. Doing so may damage the LaCin- ema Classic HD or disfigure its casing. Avoid placing your LaCinema Classic HD near a source of heat or exposing it to sunlight (even through a window). In- versely, placing your LaCinema Classic HD in an environment that is too cold or humid may damage the unit. ■ ■ Always unplug the LaCinema Classic HD from the electrical outlet if there is a risk of lightning or if it will be unused for an extended period of time. Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock, short-circuiting or fire. ■ ■ Use only the power supply shipped with the device. ■ ■ Do not place objects on top of the LaCinema Classic HD or use excessive force on it. ■ ■ Never use excessive force on your LaCinema Classic HD. If you detect a problem, see the Troubleshooting sec- tion in this manual. CAUTION: A shielded-type power cord is required in order to meet FCC emission limits and also to prevent interference to the nearby radio and television reception. It is essential that only the supplied power cord be used.
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LaCinema Classic HD Foreword User Manual page 6 Operating Environment Temperatures ■ ■ Do not expose the LaCinema Classic HD to temperatures out- side the range of 5° C to 30° C (41° F to 86° F). As high end audio/video appliance, the LaCinema Classic HD has been de- signed with an efficient ventilation system. Allow 5 cm of clear- ance for airflow on all sides of the LaCinema Classic to prevent overheating. See Fig. 01. ■ ■ Do not stack the LaCinema Classic HD on another audio/video appliance such as a TV, VCR or DVD player. Other audio/video appliances require sufficient airflow and carry the same precau- tions of use. See Fig. 02 and Fig. 03. IMPORTANT INFO: Any loss, corruption or destruction of data while using a LaCie drive is the sole responsibility of the user, and under no circumstances will LaCie be held liable for the recovery or restoration of this data. To help prevent the loss of your data, LaCie highly recommends that you keep TWO copies of your data; one copy on your external hard disk, for instance, and a second copy either on your internal hard disk, another external hard disk or some other form of removable storage media. LaCie offers a complete line of CD and DVD drives. If you would like more information on backup, please refer to our website. IMPORTANT INFO: 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. 1TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Once formatted, the actual available storage capacity varies depending on operating environment (typi- cally 5-10% less). 5 cm 5 cm 5 cm Fig. 01 Fig. 02 Fig. 03
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LaCinema Classic HD Introduction User Manual page 7 1. Introduction Congratulations on the purchase of your new LaCinema Classic HD! The LaCinema Classic HD plugs directly into a wide array of audio/visual equipment for instant playback of stored home mov- ies, music or photos. And with high-quality video and quality audio, there’s no compromise on performance. To get started, simply connect the LaCinema Classic HD to your TV and use the included remote to easily navigate through the menus, called Spaces, to listen to music, view photos or watch High defini- tion movies. The LaCinema Classic HD allows you to choose from MPG, AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV, ISO, VOB, IFO, ASF, TS, TP, TRP, MTS, M2TS, and DAT video formats for easy playback. Click a topic: ■ ■ Setting Up: Transferring Files ■ ■ Setting Up: Connecting to TV ■ ■ Playing Multimedia Files Quick Links
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LaCinema Classic HD Introduction User Manual page 8 1.1. Minimum System Requirements 1.1.1. Windows Users ■ ■ 500MHz Intel Pentium II processor or later ■ ■ Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 ■ ■ 256MB RAM ■ ■ USB interface port ■ ■ Internet connection (for downloading updates) 1.1.2. Mac Users ■ ■ G5 or later, or Intel Core Duo ■ ■ Mac OS X 10.4.9 ■ ■ 256MB RAM ■ ■ USB interface port ■ ■ Internet connection (for downloading updates)
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LaCinema Classic HD Introduction User Manual page 9 Video Codecs ■ ■ MPEG-1 ■ ■ MPEG-2 / HD ■ ■ MPEG4 ■ ■ DivX / HD ■ ■ Xvid ■ ■ H.264 HD ■ ■ WMV9 HD ■ ■ VC-1 Video File Types (Containers) ■ ■ AVI ■ ■ MP4 ■ ■ MKV ■ ■ WMV ■ ■ DivX ■ ■ DAT ■ ■ MOV ■ ■ MPEG ■ ■ VOB ■ ■ ASF ■ ■ TS ■ ■ TP ■ ■ TRP ■ ■ M2TS ■ ■ DVR-MS ■ ■ ISO* ■ ■ Video_TS* External Hard Drive File Systems ■ ■ NTFS ■ ■ FAT32 ■ ■ HFS+ (not Journaled) Subtitles ■ ■ SRT ■ ■ SSA ■ ■ SUB ■ ■ SMI ■ ■ PSB ■ ■ ASS Audio File Types (Containers) ■ ■ MP3 ■ ■ WMA ■ ■ WAV/PMC/ LPMC ■ ■ AAC** ■ ■ OGG ■ ■ FLAC ■ ■ AC3 ■ ■ MP4 ■ ■ MKA Playlists ■ ■ M3U ■ ■ PLS ■ ■ WPL Dolby Digital ■ ■ Two channels only*** DTS ■ ■ Multichannel decoding via optical S/PDIF and HDMI to home amplifier Photo File Types ■ ■ PNG ■ ■ GIF ■ ■ BMP ■ ■ JPEG (except Progressive JPEG) ■ ■ TIFF Video Outputs ■ ■ Composite (CVBS) ■ ■ HDMI 1.3 Audio Outputs ■ ■ Optical ■ ■ Stereo * DVD Video function is supported via VOB / IFO (Video_TS folder). If the drive is formatted in FAT32, DVD ISO file size cannot exceed 4GB due to file system format limitation. ** Supports iTunes encoded (m4a). *** For audio with more than 2 channels, connect the product to a digital home receiver. The audio is passed through the coaxial connection (see section 4.1.3. Optical Audio (S/PDIF) Connection). TECHNICAL NOTE: A container, such as AVI or MOV, is a file format that defines how the data stream is stored. They contain data that has been compressed using a codec. For a file to play properly on your LaCinema Classic HD, both its codec and container type must be supported. TECHNICAL NOTE: You can download third party applications that will help you to identify a file’s codec, container, and other in- formation. LaCie suggests the free application Media Info. 1.2. Supported Formats
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LaCinema Classic HD Introduction User Manual page 10 1.3. Box Content Your LaCinema Classic HD package contains the system tower and an accessories box containing the items listed below. 1. LaCinema Classic HD 2. Remote control 3. 2 x AAA batteries 4. Video composite + stereo cable 5. HDMI cable 6. USB cable 7. External power supply 8. Quick Install Guide 9. LaCie Utilities CD-ROM (with detailed User Manual and soft- ware) IMPORTANT INFO: Please save your packaging. In the event that the drive should need to be repaired or serviced, it must be returned in its original packaging. 1.4. Languages Supported Languages ❖ Chinese (Simplified) ❖ Chinese (Traditional) ❖ Dutch ❖ English ❖ French ❖ German ❖ Greek ❖ Italian ❖ Japanese ❖ Korean ❖ Polish ❖ Portuguese ❖ Russian ❖ Spanish ❖ Swedish Please check the LaCie website for a complete list of supported lan- guages. Quick Install Guide © 2009 LaCie, all rights reserved. 713255 090313 Genie Backup Assistant for Windows XP , Vista Intego Backup Assistant for Mac OS 10.4.9 or higher PV TwonkyMedia Server 5.0 for Windows XP , Vista Mac OS 10.3.9 or higher User Manual Manuel d’utilisation Guida per l'utente Benutzerhandbuch Manual de Usuario LaCinema C L A S S I C HD
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LaCinema Classic HD Introduction User Manual page 11 1.5. Views of the LaCinema Classic HD 1.5.1. Front View 1. Infrared receiver – Receives the infrared signal from the remote control. Make sure the receiver is not obstructed. 2. Disk status LED – Flickering light indicates disk activity. 3. USB expansion port – Connect a USB flash disk, hard disk or card reader to access its multimedia files directly from your TV. 1.5.2. Rear View 1. Power connector – Connect the power supply 2. 10/100 Mbits Ethernet connector – Connect to your home net- work via an Ethernet cable to your router 3. USB 2.0 host – Connect a USB Camera, Hard Disk or USB flash key/drive 4. USB 2.0 device – Connect to your PC or Mac to copy files to the LaCinema Classic HD’s internal storage 5. HDMI – Connect to a High Definition flatscreen TV or video projector 6. Video out (yellow) – Connect to any TV (CRT) 7. Optical audio out – Connect to digital home amplifier 8. Audio (white and red) – Connect to the audio input of a stan- dard TV or stereo speakers Fig. 04 Fig. 05
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LaCinema Classic HD Introduction User Manual page 12 1.6. Cables and Connectors 1.6.1. A/V (Audio/Video) Cables These cables provide the audio and video signals to your stereo and TV. The LaCinema Classic HD supports the following standards: 1. Composite video/stereo audio – This is the most standard video connection (yellow) as well as left (white) and right (red) stereo audio inputs. If your TV only has a SCART connector, you can purchase a SCART-Composite adapter from your local retailer. 2. HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) – This is the best audio/video method for connecting the LaCinema Classic to HDTVs. 3. Optical Audio (S/PDIF) (not included) – This connection allows you to connect your LaCinema Classic HD to a digital amplifier. 1.6.2. USB Cable USB is a serial input/output technology for connecting peripheral devices to a computer or to each other. Hi-Speed USB 2.0 is the latest implementation of this standard, and it provides the necessary bandwidth and data transfer rates to support high speed devices such as hard drives, CD/DVD drives and digital cameras. NOTE: Your LaCinema Classic HD is shipped with a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable to be used to connect the product to a PC or Mac (this cable should be connected to the rear (device) port). If you want to connect a USB peripheral (digital camera, USB drive, etc.) to the LaCinema Classic HD, use the USB cable that shipped with that product and connect it to the front (host) port. TECHNICAL NOTE: The included (device) cable will also work when connected to a USB port, but drive performance will be lim- ited to USB 1.1 transfer rates. To achieve Hi-Speed USB 2.0 data transfer rates you need to be connected to a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 host interface. Otherwise, transfer rates will be limited to USB 1.1 speeds. Fig. 06 Fig. 07 - USB cable ends Connection Maximum Resolution High Definition HDMI 1080p Standard Definition Composite 576p
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LaCinema Classic HD Using the Remote Control User Manual page 13 2. Using the Remote Control Some of the buttons of the remote control have different functions or no function at all depending on the type of file you are viewing. This chapter discusses the button functions for each type of file (movies, photos and music) and battery installation. 2.1. Battery Installation The remote control uses two AAA batteries. The batteries are not pre-installed, so you will need to install them before you can use the remote control. To install the batteries: 1. Remove the battery compartment cover (Fig. 08). 2. Load the batteries onto the battery compartment. Position the batteries so that the “+” symbols on the batteries face the same direction as the “+” symbols on the battery compartment. 3. Slide the battery compartment cover back into the remote. IMPORTANT INFO: If you will not be using the remote control for an extended period of time, LaCie recommends that you remove the batteries. IMPORTANT INFO: The remote control must be pointed at the infrared receiver on the LaCinema Classic HD (Fig. 09) no further away than of 23 feet (7 meters). Fig. 08 Fig. 09 Remote control receiver
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LaCinema Classic HD Using the Remote Control User Manual page 14 2.2. Remote Control Key Index The LaCinema Classic HD’s remote control allows you to control the LaCinema Classic HD while its connected to your TV or home theatre center. Button 1. Infra-red emitter 2. Stand-by 3. Previous track 4. Next track 5. Back (previous screen) 6. Select 7. Home menu 8. Play 9. Menu up 10. Left/rewind 11. Right/fast forward 12. Menu down 13. Stop 14. Pause 15. Access search menu 16. Option/info menu 17. Safely eject USB disk Fig. 10
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LaCinema Classic HD Using the Remote Control User Manual page 15 2.2.1. Important Button Details 1. OK: This button allows you to confirm a selection. 2. Return: Press this button to return to the previous menu. 3. Settings button: This button is used to display the available set- tings or actions in the different media spaces. During playback, pressing this button will bring up a contextual menu with adjustable settings. Fig. 11
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Transferring Files User Manual page 16 3. Setting Up: Transferring Files This chapter explains how to transfer files to the LaCinema Classic HD from your computer via the USB connection. If your files are lo- cated on external sources, such as a USB hard drive or a networked device, you can learn about how to play these files in chapter 7. Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive. Since the USB connection may offer faster transfer rates than the Ethernet connection for some network configurations, LaCie sug- gests as a first step to transfer the bulk of your multimedia files to the LaCinema Classic HD through the USB connection. The USB connection consists of the following steps: 3.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply 3.2. STEP 2: Connect the USB cable 3.3. STEP 3: Unmounting Your Drive When you have finished transferring files, disconnect the USB con- nection and proceed to chapter 4. Setting Up: Connecting to TV. Fig. 12
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Transferring Files User Manual page 17 3.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply 1. Plug one end of the power adapter cord into the back of LaCin- ema Classic HD and the other end into a power outlet (Fig. 13). 2. Move on to the next step, 3.2. STEP 2: Connect the USB cable. CAUTION: Only use the AC adapter supplied with your specific LaCie device. Do not use a power supply from another LaCie device or another manufacturer. Using any other power cable or power supply may cause damage to the device and void your warranty. Always remove the AC adapter before transporting your LaCie drive. Failure to remove the adapter may result in damage to your drive and will void your warranty. TECHNICAL NOTE: You may use your LaCie drive when in a for- eign country thanks to its 100-240 Volt power supply. To be able to use this feature, you may need to purchase an appropriate adapter or cord. LaCie accepts no responsibility for any damage to the drive resulting from the use of an inappropriate adapter. Using an adapt- er other than one authorized by LaCie will void your warranty. Fig. 13
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Transferring Files User Manual page 18 3.2. STEP 2: Connect the USB cable 1. Make sure the power cable is connected as described in section 3.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply. 2. Connect one end of the USB cable to your computer (Fig. 14) and the other end to the small USB port on the rear of the LaCinema Classic HD (Fig. 15). Windows Users a. The drive will mount in My Computer/Computer (Win- dows users) (Fig. 16). b. Copy multimedia files to the mounted volume normally. Mac Users a. As the drive is preformatted in NTFS for immediate use with Windows, you will need to reformat the drive into HFS+ in order for the drive to mount on your Mac. Fol- low the steps in section 9.2. Reformatting: Mac Users, then proceed to step b below. b. The drive will mount on your Desktop. c. Copy multimedia files to the mounted volume normally. 3. Unmount the drive and unplug the USB cable before connecting the drive to your television (see 3.3. STEP 3: Unmounting Your Drive). TECHNICAL NOTE: The LaCinema Classic HD operating system features a file database that will detect the type of file (movie, music, etc.) and display it automatically on your TV in the correct media space. If you create folders on the mounted volume and want to browse the files according to this structure on your TV, your can choose to view files by Folder from within each media space. IMPORTANT INFO: To avoid data corruption, make sure to un- mount your drive before disconnecting the USB cable. See section 3.3. STEP 3: Unmounting Your Drive for details. IMPORTANT INFO: The drive cannot be connected to your com- puter via USB and to the television simultaneously. Fig. 14 Fig. 15 Fig. 16
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Transferring Files User Manual page 19 3.3. STEP 3: Unmounting Your Drive As the LaCinema Classic HD behaves like an external USB device when it is connected to your computer via USB, you should unmount its volume before unplugging the USB cable. Windows Users From the System Tray (located in the lower right-hand side of your screen), click the Eject icon (a small green arrow over a hardware image) (Fig. 17). A message will appear, listing the devices the Eject icon controls (it should say, “Safely remove...”). Click on the LaCie hard drive in this prompt. This message will appear: “Safe to Remove Hardware” (or simi- lar). It is now safe to disconnect the device. Mac Users Drag the LaCinema Classic drive icon to the trash (Fig. 18). (The icon pictured below is a generic USB device icon. Your drive may be represented by an icon that looks like the drive itself.) When the icon disappears from the desktop, the drive can be disconnected. Fig. 17 - Windows Users Fig. 18 - Mac Users
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Connecting to TV User Manual page 20 4. Setting Up: Connecting to TV This chapter explains how to connect your LaCinema Classic HD to your television in order to browser and play files. Once the connec- tion is established, move on to section 5. Playing Multimedia Files for information on playing files. Setup consists of these steps: 4.1. STEP 1: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables 4.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable 4.3. STEP 3: Connect the Power Supply 4.4. STEP 4: Complete the Installation Wizard 4.1. STEP 1: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables IMPORTANT INFO: The LaCinema Classic HD cannot be con- nected to a TV and computer at the same time. Disconnect the USB cable before proceeding (see 3.3. STEP 3: Unmounting Your Drive). The LaCinema Classic HD supports different ways of connecting to televisions. From the following methods, choose the setup that matches the ports on your television or receiver: ■ ■ HDMI (section 4.1.1. HDMI (High-Definition) Connection) ■ ■ Composite (section 4.1.2. Composite Video & Stereo Audio Cable) In each of the above connection methods, it is possible to connect the LaCinema Classic HD to home theater systems by plugging the S/PDIF cable (not included) to your digital amplifier via the digital optical audio connector (see section 4.1.3. Optical Audio (S/PDIF) Connection for details. The chart at right illustrates the qualities made possible by the dif- ferent connection methods. TECHNICAL NOTE: The connectors on the rear of your TV may not appear exactly the same as shown below. Please read the labels next to the connectors carefully to ensure correct connections. continued on the next page >> Connection Maximum Resolution High Definition HDMI 1080p Standard Definition Composite 576p Television Network Router LaCinema Classic HD Fig. 19
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Connecting to TV User Manual page 21 4.1.1. HDMI (High-Definition) Connection 1. Connect the HDMI cable to your television’s HDMI port and to the corresponding port on the LaCinema Classic HD (Fig. 20). 2. Move on to the next step, 4.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable. 4.1.2. Composite Video & Stereo Audio Cable 1. Connect the three tips of the composite video and stereo cable to the proper ports on your television and to the corresponding ports on the LaCinema Classic HD (Fig. 21). 2. Move on to the next step, 4.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable. IMPORTANT INFO: Before connecting either of these cables, make sure you TV is turned off. Fig. 20 - HDMI connection Fig. 21 - Composite connection
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Connecting to TV User Manual page 22 4.1.3. Optical Audio (S/PDIF) Connection In each of the above connection methods, it is possible to connect the LaCinema Classic HD to home theater systems by plugging the S/PDIF cable (not included) into your digital amplifier via the LaCin- ema Classic HD’s digital optical audio connector. IMPORTANT INFO: Before connecting the cable, power off your digital amplifier. 1. Connect one end of a S/PDIF cable to your digital amplifier (Fig. 22). 2. Connect the other end of the cable to the back of the LaCinema Classic HD. 3. Move on to the next step, 4.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable. IMPORTANT INFO: Once you connect the cable and finish the rest of the steps in this section, you must enable digital audio in Settings > Audio Output instead of the default stereo audio. See section 10.1. Settings: Audio/Video (Fig. 23 and Fig. 24). Fig. 22 - S/PDIF connection Fig. 23 Fig. 24
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Connecting to TV User Manual page 23 4.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable 1. Connect the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the back of the LaCinema Classic HD (Fig. 25). 2. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable into an available Ethernet LAN (local area network) port on your router or hub (refer to your router or hub’s documentation if necessary). Allow a few moments for your network to recognize the drive. Now move on to the next step, 4.3. STEP 3: Connect the Power Supply. NOTE: You can purchase a WiFi dongle from LaCie that will enable your LaCinema Classic HD to connect to the network wirelessly. For more information, refer to the LaCie website: www.lacie.com. Fig. 25
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Connecting to TV User Manual page 24 4.3. STEP 3: Connect the Power Supply IMPORTANT INFO: If your power supply cable is already con- nected, turn on your TV and then skip to 4.4. STEP 4: Complete the Installation Wizard. 1. Plug one end of the power adapter cord into the back of LaCin- ema Classic HD and the other end into a power outlet (Fig. 26). 2. Turn on your television. TECHNICAL NOTE: If you don’t see the loading screen, adjust the video input on your TV to match the type of video cable you con- nected above (either HDMI or composite) (Fig. 27). 3. Move on to the next step, 4.4. STEP 4: Complete the Installation Wizard. Fig. 26 Fig. 27
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Connecting to TV User Manual page 25 4.4. STEP 4: Complete the Installation Wizard The first time you turn on the LaCinema Classic HD, a wizard ap- pears to help you configure your settings. The wizard appears only the first time you turn on the LaCinema Classic HD unless you have reset drive. 1. Make sure the LaCinema Classic HD is connected to the TV, the power supply has been connected, and the TV is turned on. 2. A startup screen will appear during product initialization. 3. Select your language using the Up and Down buttons and pushing the Right or button to confirm (Fig. 28). 4. In the next screen, click Next (Fig. 29). 5. Select your TV’s physical aspect ratio (4:3 or 16:9) and click Next (Fig. 30). continued on the next page >> Fig. 28 Fig. 29 Fig. 30
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LaCinema Classic HD Setting Up: Connecting to TV User Manual page 26 6. Select the type of network connection (Wireless or Ethernet) and click Next, or click Skip (Fig. 31). IMPORTANT INFO: In order to connect the LaCinema Classic HD to your network wirelessly, you can purchase a WiFi dongle from the LaCie website. 7. Select whether your network is DHCP-managed or requires a static IP and click Next (Fig. 32). 8. Setup is finished (Fig. 33). For further details, move on to 5. Playing Multimedia Files. Fig. 31 Fig. 32 Fig. 33
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 27 5. Playing Multimedia Files This chapter explains how to use the interface and to play files you’ve transferred to the LaCinema Classic HD’s internal storage. For information on accessing files located on external sources, refer to section 7. Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive. To access your files, use the remote control to browse through the different media spaces – Movie, Photo, or Music. The following section outlines how to play files for each media space. Related Section ■ ■ 7. Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive File Type Section Movies 5.1. Movie Space Photos 5.2. Photos Space Music 5.3. Music Space Fig. 34
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 28 5.1. Movie Space Navigate to the Movies Space using the Left and Right but- tons. Then use the Up and Down buttons to browse within the Movie Space (Fig. 35). The Movie Space will display all of the supported video files that are accessible to the LaCinema Classic HD. Only files recognized as video files will be displayed. Music and Photo files will not be displayed. The way files are organized will be based on their location, i.e. whether they are stored on the LaCinema Classic HD’s internal storage, on an external hard drive, or on a networked server. If you enable Content Aggregation in the Settings Space (see section 10.5.2. Content Aggregation and Fig. 36 and Fig. 37), files will be organized according to the criteria below: ■ ■ All Movies: Displays all available videos, sorted alphabetically ■ ■ By Folder: Displays videos according to the volume’s folder structure, including files located on an external USB hard drive connected to the front USB port ■ ■ Most recent: Displays the most recently played videos only ■ ■ USB1: Displays movie files located on an external USB hard drive connected to the front USB port (for details, refer to section 7. Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive) To load a movie, select the file you wish to play and press the button. A loading animation will appear while the it is being ana- lyzed to ensure optimum playback experience. NOTE: If you stop a film and then come back to it later, you will be asked if you want to play from where you left off or to start from the beginning. Fig. 35 Fig. 36 Fig. 37
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 29 5.1.1. Movie Space Options While a movie is playing, you can adjust several playback pa­ rameters. Press the Setup button to display or exit the on-screen menu, and use the Left and Right buttons to navigate to a setting and to enter the setting menu (see Fig. 38 for reference). Once you’ve selected the option you want, click the button. 1. Audio Languages: Select this option to modify the audio lan- guage (if alternates are available) 2. Subtitle: Select this option to activate/change the subtitles (if are available) 3. Zoom In: This feature allows you to zoom into a video. Once the feature has been selected, use the Up button to zoom in (Fig. 39). 4. Zoom Out: To zoom out, select this icon and press the Up but- ton. 5. Scroll: If you have zoomed into a video, select this icon to scroll around the video. Use the direction buttons on your remote control (Fig. 40). continued on the next page >> Fig. 38 Fig. 39 Fig. 40
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 30 6. Change play mode: By pressing the Setup button you can adjust the play mode as follows: a. Normal (Fig. 42) b. Repeat one: The currently playing file will repeat continuously (Fig. 43) c. Repeat all: All files in the current folder will play in succession repeatedly (Fig. 44) 7. Display info: Click this button to display information about the currently playing file such as time remaining and time elapsed. To exit the on-screen menu, click the Setup button once again. NOTE: You can pause the video while adjusting settings. NOTE: If you stop a file, the settings will revert to the default when you reopen the file. Fig. 41 Fig. 42 Fig. 44 Fig. 43
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 31 5.2. Photos Space Navigate to the Photo Space using the Left and Right buttons. Then use the Up and Down buttons to browse within the Photo Space (Fig. 45). The Photo Space will display all of the supported video files that are accessible to the LaCinema Classic HD. Only files recognized as photo files will be displayed. Music and video files will not be displayed. The way files are organized will be based on their location, i.e. whether they are stored on the LaCinema Classic HD’s internal stor- age, on an external hard drive, or on a networked server. If you en- able Content Aggregation in the Settings Space (see section 10.5.2. Content Aggregation and Fig. 46 and Fig. 47), files will be organized according to the criteria below: ■ ■ All Photos: Displays all available photos, sorted alphabetically by name ■ ■ By Date: Displays photos according to when the picture was taken ■ ■ By Folder: Displays photos according to the volume’s folder structure ■ ■ Most Recent: Displays the most recently played pictures only ■ ■ USB1: Displays photo files located on an external USB hard drive connected to the front USB port (for details, refer to section 7. Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive) To load a picture, select the file you wish to display and press the button. NOTE: It is possible to play music while watching a photo slide- show. To do so, first start the music via the Music Space. Then press the Home button, navigate to the Music Space, then the track you wish to play, and press the button. Fig. 45 Fig. 46 Fig. 47
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 32 5.2.1. Photo Space Options While a photo is being displayed, you can adjust several playback pa­ rameters. Press the Setup button to display or exit the on- screen menu, and use the Left and Right buttons to navigate to a setting and to adjust (see Fig. 48 for reference). Once you’ve selected the option you want, click the button. 1. Scroll: If you have zoomed into a video, select this icon to scroll around the video. Use the direction buttons on your remote control. 2. Rotate right: Rotate the photo 90 degrees clockwise. 3. Rotate left: Rotate the photo 90 degrees counter-clockwise. 4. Zoom in: This feature allows you to zoom into a video. Once the feature has been selected, use the Up button to zoom in (Fig. 49). 5. Zoom out: To zoom out, select this icon and press the Up but- ton. 6. Change play mode: Choose from: a. Normal b. Random (Fig. 50) c. Repeat one: The currently playing file will repeat continuously d. Repeat all: All files in the current folder will play in succession repeatedly. 7. Display info: Display info: Click this button to display informa- tion about the currently playing file. NOTE: You can pause the slideshow while adjusting settings. NOTE: If you stop a slideshow, the settings for a given photo and for the slideshow will revert to the default when you replay. Fig. 48 Fig. 49 Fig. 50
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 33 5.3. Music Space Navigate to the Music Space using the Left and Right buttons. Then use the Up and Down buttons to browse within the Music Space (Fig. 51). The Music Space will display all of the supported video files that are accessible to the LaCinema Classic HD. Only files recognized as audio files will be displayed. Photoic and video files will not be displayed. The way files are organized will be based on their location, i.e. whether they are stored on the LaCinema Classic HD’s internal storage, on an external hard drive, or on a networked server. If you enable Content Aggregation in the Settings Space (see section 10.5.2. Content Aggregation and Fig. 52 and Fig. 53), files will be organized according to the criteria below: ■ ■ All Music: Displays all available music files, sorted alphabetically by name ■ ■ By artist: Displays music files according to artist ■ ■ By genre: Displays music files according to genre ■ ■ By album: Displays music files according to album ■ ■ By folders: Displays music files according to the volume’s folder structure ■ ■ Most recent: Displays the most recently added music files only ■ ■ Playlist: Displays playlists (M3U, PLS, and WPL files) ■ ■ USB1: Displays music files located on an external USB hard drive connected to the front USB port (for details, refer to section 7. Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive) continued on the next page >> Fig. 51 Fig. 52 Fig. 53
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 34 ■ ■ Now playing: If a music file is playing, this icon will be present (Fig. 54). Clicking the button will take you to the Now Play- ing window. Click the button to stop music playback. To load a music file, select the file you wish to display and press the button. NOTE: It is possible to watch a photo slideshow while listening to music. To do so, first start the music. Then press the Home button, navigate to the Photos Space, then the album you wish to display, and press the button (Fig. 55). Fig. 54 Fig. 55
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 35 5.3.1. Music Space Options During playback, you can adjust several pa­ rameters (Fig. 56). Press the Setup button to display or exit the on-screen menu and con- figure the following settings. Once you’ve selected the option you want, click the button. 1. Normal : The currently playing file will repeat continuously (Fig. 57). 2. Repeat one: The currently playing file will repeat continuously (Fig. 58). 3. Repeat all: All files in the current folder will play in succession repeatedly (Fig. 59). continued on the next page >> Fig. 56 Fig. 57 Fig. 58 Fig. 59
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Multimedia Files User Manual page 36 4. Random: Files in the current folder or playlist will play in random order (Fig. 60). 5. Random repeat all: Files in the current folder or playlist will play in random order and in succession repeatedly (Fig. 61). Fig. 60 Fig. 61
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 37 6. Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network Thanks to its support for the network protocols, your LaCinema Classic HD can share files located on its internal storage and on an external USB connected to its device port to computers and digital media players on your network. To manage files located on your LaCinema Classic HD from a net- worked PC or Mac, see section 6.1. Manage Files from a Networked Computer. To use a UPnP- or DLNA-compliant digital media player to play files located on your LaCinema Classic HD, see section 6.2. Play Files on Networked Media Players. 6.1. Manage Files from a Networked Computer It is convenient to use the network connection to transfer, move, or delete files located on the LaCinema Classic HD once it has been connected to the TV. Follow these steps to manage (move, delete, or transfer) files located on the LaCinema Classic HD using your networked computer: 6.1.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply 6.1.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable 6.1.3. STEP 3: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables 6.1.4. STEP 4: Configure Network Settings 6.1.5. STEP 5: LaCie Network Assistant: Install 6.1.6. STEP 6: LaCie Network Assistant: Transfer Files
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 38 6.1.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply 1. Plug one end of the power adapter cord into the back of LaCin- ema Classic HD and the other end into a power outlet (Fig. 62). The LaCinema Classic HD may take a few seconds to boot. Move on to the next step, 6.1.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable. CAUTION: Only use the AC adapter supplied with your specific LaCie device. Do not use a power supply from another LaCie device or another manufacturer. Using any other power cable or power supply may cause damage to the device and void your warranty. Always remove the AC adapter before transporting your LaCie drive. Failure to remove the adapter may result in damage to your drive and will void your warranty. TECHNICAL NOTE: You may use your LaCie drive when in a for- eign country thanks to its 100-240 Volt power supply. To be able to use this feature, you may need to purchase an appropriate adapter or cord. Fig. 62
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 39 6.1.2. STEP 2: Connect the Ethernet Cable 1. Connect the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the back of the LaCinema Classic HD (Fig. 63). 2. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable into an available Ethernet LAN (local area network) port on your router or hub (refer to your router or hub’s documentation if necessary). Allow a few moments for your network to recognize the drive. Now move on to the next step, 6.1.3. STEP 3: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables. 6.1.3. STEP 3: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables 1. Connect your LaCinema Classic HD to your television using either the HDMI cable or the composite video & audio cable. For more details on this step, see section 4.1. STEP 1: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables (Fig. 64). 2. Turn on the TV. The loading screen will appear. TECHNICAL NOTE: If you don’t see the loading screen, adjust the video input on your TV to match the type of video cable you con- nected above (either HDMI or composite) (Fig. 65). Now move on to the next step, 6.1.4. STEP 4: Configure Network Settings. Fig. 63 Fig. 64 Fig. 65 Television Network Router LaCinema Classic HD
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 40 6.1.4. STEP 4: Configure Network Settings In order for your LaCinema Classic HD to be assigned an IP ad- dress, which will allow it to connect to the network, you must either follow the setup steps in the Installation Wizard or configure network settings in the Settings Space. In the Settings Space, follow these steps to request an IP address: Use the remote control to navigate to Settings Space > Network > Network Setup > Configure > DHCP and press the button (Fig. 66, Fig. 67 and Fig. 68). Your network router will assign an IP ad- dress to the LaCinema Classic HD. Move on to the next step, 6.1.5. STEP 5: LaCie Network Assistant: Install. Fig. 66 Fig. 67 Fig. 68
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 41 6.1.5. STEP 5: LaCie Network Assistant: Install LaCie Network Assistant software detects all LaCie network attached storage devices on your network and gives you easy ways to connect to or configure them. Once installed and running, LaCie Network Assistant (LNA) will ap- pear in your task bar (Windows users) or in the menu bar (Mac us- ers) and automatically search for storage devices on your network. When a new device is found, the icon will blink. When the LNA finds your LaCinema Classic HD on the network, you can connect to the mounted volume or configure the LaCinema Classic HD’s network settings. TECHNICAL NOTE: As an alternative to using the LaCie Network Assistant to access the drive, you can use its IP address to open a network (SMB) connection. See section 6.1.7. Alternative Network Connection Methods for more details. The IP address can be found by using the remote control to navigate to Settings > Network > Network Setup. Install LaCie Network Assistant: 1. Insert the CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. 2. Windows users, the CD should appear in My Computer. Mac users, the CD should appear on the desktop. Double-click the CD icon, then double-click “LaCie Network Assistant Setup”. 3. Follow the Wizard to complete installation. Now move on to the next step, 6.1.6. STEP 6: LaCie Network As- sistant: Transfer Files.
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 42 6.1.6. STEP 6: LaCie Network Assistant: Transfer Files Windows Users: a. Select LaCie Network Assistant in Start/Programs. A Network Assistant icon will appear in the system tray (Fig. 69) and Network Assistant will automatically detect your LaCinema Classic HD. b. From the system tray, click the LaCie Network Assistant icon then click LaCinema_HD (Fig. 71). The volume will open in an explorer window. c. Drag files or folders onto this volume. Mac Users: a. Select LaCie Network Assistant in your Applications folder. A Network Assistant icon will appear in the menu bar (Fig. 70) and Network Assistant will automatically detect your LaCin- ema Classic HD. b. From the menu bar, click the LaCie Network Assistant icon then click LaCinema_HD (Fig. 72). The volume will open in a Finder window. c. Drag files or folders onto this volume. To remove files from their folders, simply drag them to the Trash or the Recycle Bin. continued on the next page >> Fig. 69 Fig. 70 Fig. 71 Fig. 72
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 43 IMPORTANT INFO: Make sure that IPConf support is activated in the LaCie Network Assistant preferences (Fig. 73, PC users, and Fig. 74, Mac users). IMPORTANT INFO: If you want to remove files from the LaCin- ema Classic HD, you must empty the Trash or Recycle Bin after placing the files there. Otherwise, the files will still have a reference and occupy hard drive space. TECHNICAL NOTE: The LaCinema HD is optimized for multime- dia playback. If you want a network-attached hard drive for backing up your files, consider purchasing a LaCie Network Space, which offers features and performance more suited to this use. Fig. 73 Fig. 74
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 44 6.1.7. Alternative Network Connection Methods If your LaCinema Classic HD is connected to your home network, it is possible to access its volume without using the LaCie Network Assistant. Windows Users To access the volume in Windows, look in My Network Places, and select Microsoft Windows Workgroup. By default, the volume will be named lacinema_hd * (Fig. 75). Alternatively, you can access the volume by typing the follow- ing in a Windows explorer address field: smb://lacinema_hd * or smb://[IP address] ** Mac Users From the Finder, select Go and then Connect to Server... In the window that opens, type (Fig. 76): smb://lacinema_hd * or smb://[IP address] ** [If your drive is connected to the TV, you can find the IP address using the remote control by navigating to Settings > Network.] Click Connect. Alternatively, you can find the drive listed in the Network folder. * If you changed the machine name in the Settings Space, type this name instead. ** The IP address can be found by using the remote control to navi- gate to Settings > Network > Network Setup. Fig. 76 Fig. 77 Fig. 75
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 45 6.2. Play Files on Networked Media Players LaCinema is both a network media player and server. It can play content located on a local network server and also share the content located on its internal storage to other UPnP- and DLNA-compatible digital media players on your network. Examples include Playsta- tion, XBox, DLNA TV or mobile phones, Kodak Photoframe, and Philips Streamium. The media server function will allow you to view your content on a compatible media player in a different room in your home via your home network. Follow these steps: 1. Make sure your LaCinema Classic HD is connected to your net- work (Fig. 78) and has been assigned an IP address (for details, see 6.1.4. STEP 4: Configure Network Settings). 2. Activate Media Servers service in the Settings Space (see section 10.6.3. Media Servers) (Fig. 79). 3. Now you will be able to play files located on the LaCinema Classic HD on any other UPnP/DLNA-certified player/adapter connected to your network. For a typical configuration, see section 6.2.1. UPnP Usage Example: XBOX. NOTE: Content located on the LaCinema internal HDD or attached USB disk will scanned and then shared in your home to other UPNP DLNA media players. TECHNICAL NOTE: Once the media server function is activated, it will take few seconds for the server to become available to the UPnP player. As the content needs to be analyzed (artist, genre, etc.), this process can take several minutes. When new content is added to the LaCinema Classic HD’s internal storage, it should appear few minutes following the completion of the transfer. The same delay should occur when adding or removing the a USB device containing multimedia content. Fig. 78 Fig. 79 Network Router DLNA- compatible TV LaCinema Classic HD
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LaCinema Classic HD Sharing Files Throughout Your Home Network User Manual page 46 6.2.1. UPnP Usage Example: XBOX Here is a typical example using an XBOX: 1. Connect the LaCinema Classic HD to your computer using the USB cable (see 3.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply and 3.2. STEP 2: Connect the USB cable). 2. Load content on the LaCinema Classic HD’s internal storage. 3. If not already done, connect the LaCinema Classic HD to your TV (see 4.1. STEP 1: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables). 4. Using the remote control, navigate to Settings > Network > Media Server > ON and press the button. The server is now activated and multimedia content is being scanned and added to the media server database. You can now go the room where the XBOX is located and navi- gate to the XBOX media server section to select LaCinema_HD (or, if you have modified the name, select the modified name). You should be able to view and play content located on the LaCinema Classic HD. TECHNICAL NOTE: Some files might not be available on you me- dia player for two reasons, either the file format is not compatible with your network player, or content has not yet been added to the database as the media server is still analyzing the content.
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive User Manual page 47 7. Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive Simply turn on and plug in external hard disks to the LaCinema Classic HD’s front USB port (Fig. 82, left) or rear device USB port (Fig. 82, right) to be able to play multimedia files on your television. See below for more details. TECHNICAL NOTE: It is not possible to transfer files from an ex- ternal source to the LaCinema Classic HD using the TV interface. In this case, transfer files first to your computer, then follow the steps in section 3. Setting Up: Transferring Files. 7.1. USB Disk Connection 1. Connect the external USB hard drive to your computer and transfer multimedia files from your computer to the hard drive. Unmount the drive safely from your computer (Fig. 80). 2. Connect the LaCinema Classic HD’s power supply (see section 3.1. STEP 1: Connect the Power Supply for details), then connect the LaCinema Classic HD to your TV (see section 4.1. STEP 1: Connect HDMI or A/V Cables for details) (Fig. 81). 3. Next, power on the external hard disk and plug its USB cable into either the LaCinema Classic HD’s front or rear USB device slot (Fig. 82). continued on the next page >> Fig. 80 Fig. 82 Fig. 81
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Files Located on USB Hard Drive User Manual page 48 4. Once connected, use the remote control to navigate to one of the Media Spaces (Movies, Photos, or Music). Files located on the external USB hard drive can be accessed under the USB1 heading (Fig. 83). 7.2. Compatibility In addition to hard disks, you can also connect card readers, digital cameras, or digital camcorders with USB Mass storage support. Hard drives with the following file system formats are supported: FAT32, NTFS, HFS+/Mac OS Extended (non-journaled), and Linux file systems. IMPORTANT INFO: External USB hard drives formatted in HFS+ (journaled) are not compatible. 7.3. Safe USB Disk Removal Click the (Eject) button on the remote control, confirm (Fig. 84), and then disconnect the drive. IMPORTANT INFO: If the disk is not properly disconnected, the data located on that disk could be damaged. Make sure that you always safely eject disks in this way before disconnecting. This also applies when the disk is connected to a computer. Fig. 83 Fig. 84
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Files From a Networked Media Server User Manual page 49 You can stream content to your LaCinema Classic HD via the net- work connection from a networked UPnP or DLNA server located on a host computer (Mac or PC) or a network-attached hard disk (NAS). In addition, the LaCinema Classic HD can read files from any UPnP device connected your Ethernet or wireless network. Once connected, files located on these sources will appear in the LaCin- ema Classic HD interface. For details, see below. TECHNICAL NOTE: If you have purchased a WiFi dongle from LaCie and are streaming files wirelessly to the LaCinema Classic, the bandwidth might not be sufficient for HD movies. You will no- ticed movie lagging or dropped images. Photo slideshow could also show some delay on display, but streaming music should not be a problem. 8.1. Network-Attached Storage (NAS) If you have a NAS running a media server, it is possible to stream this content to the LaCinema Classic HD. In order to view your NAS content on LaCinema Classic HD, first make sure that both devices are connected to the network (Fig. 85). Once connected, files located on the NAS will appear in the various Spaces on the LaCinema Classic HD. TECHNICAL NOTE: It is not possible to transfer files from a NAS to the LaCinema Classic HD using the TV interface. In this case, transfer files first to your computer, then follow the steps in section 3. Setting Up: Transferring Files. 8. Playing Files From a Networked Media Server Television Network Router NAS Media Server LaCinema Classic HD Fig. 85
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LaCinema Classic HD Playing Files From a Networked Media Server User Manual page 50 8.2. From Windows or Mac Computers You can install software on your computer which will enable it to act as a UPnP media server and stream files to the LaCinema Classic HD via your Ethernet or wireless network. Once the software has been installed and configured, files located on the host computer will appear in the various Spaces on the LaCinema Classic HD (see Fig. 86). Choose from two different software: Software Compatibility 8.2.1. Packet Video TwonkyVision PC/MAC 8.2.2. Windows Media Player (WMP) PC only 8.2.1. Packet Video TwonkyVision 1. From the Utilities CD-ROM, install the Packet Video TwonkyVi- sion software. 2. Once installed, launch the server from the Start Menu (Windows users) or the Applications folder (Mac users). 3. In the configuration page that opens in your web browser, click on the Sharing link and then select the folders on your computer that contain the multimedia content you wish to access from the LaCinema Classic HD (Fig. 87). Make sure to click the Save Changes button when you finish. 4. It may be necessary to restart the server. To do so, select the First Steps link and click Restart server. 5. You will now be able to access your computer’s multimedia content using the LaCinema Classic HD remote control. Files will appear in the various Spaces on the LaCinema Classic HD. Fig. 86 Fig. 87 Television Network Router LaCinema Classic HD PC or Mac with TwonkyVision server software installed

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