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  • Brand: Philips
  • Product: Mp3 Player
  • Model/name: GoGear PSS231
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: German, English

Table of Contents

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Philips GoGear ShoqBox
User manual
PSS231
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Need help?
Please visit
www.philips.com/support
where you can access to a full set of supporting materials
such as user manual, flash tutorial, the latest software
upgrades and answers to frequently asked questions.
Or call our Customer Care Helpline,
0906 1010 017 (£0.15/min)
where our professional support team will be pleased to assist
you in solving any issues you may have with your player.
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Ireland 01 601 1161 Local tariff Date of Purchase. Model number and Serial number
Italy 199 404 042 €0.25 La data di acquisto, numero di modello e numero di serie
Luxemburg 26 84 30 00 Local tariff La date d’achat, la référence et le numéro de série du produit
Netherlands 0900 0400 063 €0.20 De datum van aankoop, modelnummer en serienummeret
Norway 2270 8250 Local tariff Datoen da du kjøpte produktet & modellnummer & serienummeret
Portugal 2 1359 1440 Local tariff A data de compra, número do modelo e número de série
A data de compra, número do modelo e número de série
Switzerland 02 2310 2116 Local tariff Das Kaufdatum und Modellnummer und Seriennummer
Sweden
France 08 9165 0006 €0.23 La date d’achat la référence et le numéro de série du produit
Finland 09 2290 1908 Paikallinen hinta Ostopäivä ja tarkka mallinumero ja sarjanumero
08 632 0016 Local tariff Inköpsdatum, modellnummer och serienummer
UK 0906 1010 017 £0.15 Date of Purchase, Model number and Serial number
Austria 0820 901115 €0.20 Das Kaufdatum. Modellnummer und Seriennummer
North America
Canada 1-800-661-6162 Free
(Francophone)
1-888-744-5477
(English / Spanish)
USA 1-888-744-5477 Free Date of Purchase, Model number and Serial number
Date of Purchase, Model number and Serial number
South America
Argentina 11 4544 2047 Local tariff
Brazil 0800 701 02 03
(Except Sao Paulo)
2121 0203
(Sao Paulo)
Free
Local tariff
Chile 600 744 5477 Local tariff
Mexico 01 800 504 6200 Free
Asia
China 4008 800 008 Local tariff Date of Purchase, Model number and Serial number
Hong Kong 2619 9663 Local tariff Date of Purchase, Model number and Serial number
Korea 02 709 1200 Local tariff Date of Purchase, Model number and Serial number
Country Helpdesk Tariff / min Keep ready
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4 WELCOME
4 About your new player
5 Accessories
5 Optional accessories
6 Registration
6 More information
7 Getting started
7 Overview of controls and connections
9 Basic first steps
9 Charging
10 Installing software
11 Connecting your ShoqBox to the PC via the USB port
11 Transferring music
11 Powering on / off
12 Selecting a music track to play
12 Look at the demo mode to see key features
13 Organize and transfer music with
Windows Media Player 10
13 Adding songs to the Windows Media Player Library
15 Ripping songs from a CD
16 Synchronizing content to your device
16 Automatic synchronization:
16 Manual synchronization:
16 To set up automatic synchronization
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Contents
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17 Manual synchronization
20 Creating a playlist
20 Transferring a playlist
21 Managing your tracks and playlists
23 Shaqbox main root menu
24 Shoqbox basic operations
25 Playing music on ShoqBox
26 ShoqBox display icons
26 Battery level indications
27 Customizing settings
30 Detailed operations
30 Music mode
32 Line-in mode
33 ShoqBox time and date
33 Alarm mode5
35 Setting Alarm Time - for users with 12 hour / AM PM settings
35 Setting Alarm Time - for users with 24 hour settings
35 Setting Alarm Repeat
36 Setting Alarm Source - Music
38 Setting Alarm Source - Buzzer
38 Alarm Auto Snooze
38 Disabling Auto Snooze
38 Disabling Alarm during Alarm sound
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39 Updating your player
40 To manually check whether your firmware is up to date
41 Trouble shooting
41 There is no Music on my player after transfer
41 My ShoqBox player is frozen
41 To repair your ShoqBox using Philips Device Manager
42 My player is full and I have less songs on my player than I expected
44 Safety and maintenance
44 General maintenance
44 About operating and storage temperatures
45 Hearing safety
45 Traffic safety
46 Copyright information
48 Disposal of your old product
48 Environmental information
48 Modifications
49 Technical data
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Welcome
About your new player
With your newly purchased ShoqBox, you can enjoy the following:
• Music playback of MP3 and WMA digital audio tracks from the built-in memory
• Line-in mode to play your favorite external audio sources, like music from your laptop or
other digital audio player
• FM radio with presets
• Alarm function to wake up your way to buzzer, music or FM radio
For more information on any of these functionalities see their dedicated chapters.
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Optional accessories
These accessories are not included with your player but can be bought separately.
The following accessories are not included with your ShoqBox, but can be bought separately.
You can find them at www.philips.com/GoGearshop (Europe) or www.store.philips.com (US).
Accessories
The following accessories are included with your player
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multi-voltage 5V
AC/DC power
adapter / charger
travel case to
protect your
ShoqBox
line-in cable to
connect ShoqBox
to any audio
source, like your
laptop
USB cable to
connect ShoqBox
to your PC
CD-ROM with
Windows Media
Player, Philips
Device Manager
and user manuals
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Registration
Since it is possible for you to upgrade your product, we recommend that you register your product
on www.philips.com/register so we can inform you as soon as new free upgrades become
available.
More information
Please visit www.philips.com/support or www.usasupport.philips.com (for U.S. residents)
Enter your product model number to view:
- FAQ, Frequently Asked Questions
- Latest user manuals
- Tutorials
- Latest PC software downloads
- Device Manager / Firmware upgrade files
The model and production numbers can be found on a label at the back of your product under
the ShoqBox back cover.
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Getting started
Overview of controls and connections
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USB
RESET
LINE IN
5V DC
USB
RESET
LINE IN
5V DC
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1 Navigation 3 Scroll up / Previous / Fast rewind
4 Scroll down / Next / Fast forward
1 Back to previous level
2 Go to next level
2 Volume controls + Increase volume
- Decrease volume
3 Bass boost DBB Enable or disable Dynamic Bass Boost to enhance bass
tones
4 MENU
5 POWER / PLAY / 2; Press and hold for 2 seconds to power on / off ShoqBox,
PAUSE Play / Pause
6 VIEW VIEW Toggle between Root menu and music playback screen /
current navigation screen
7 Connections cover
8 5V DC Charger /adapter connection for power supply
9 Reset opening Press here using a pin if the ShoqBox "hangs" or "freezes".
Note: your music content will not disappear.
10 USB USB connector for USB2.0 transfers from the PC to
ShoqBox
11 Line in 3.5mm socket for line-in audio cable: connects to LINE
OUT / headphone socket of your laptop or auxiliary
equipment
12 Headphone socket p / b 3.5mm jack for headphones (headphone not included)
FM antenna socket (Not applicable to PSS231)
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Basic first steps
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Charging
1 Connect the supplied multi-voltage adaptor/charger to your ShoqBox by plugging
it into the 5V DC connector at the back of your product under the ShoqBox back
cover and then plug the other end into a standard mains power outlet.
2 The battery will be fully charged in 4 hours when charging it for the first time and
70% charged in 1 hour for quick charge.
3 The player is fully charged when the charging animation stops and the battery icon
shows a full battery.
4 When fully charged, your ShoqBox will supply up to 18 hours* playback of music.
Note: * Rechargeable battery has 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.
When the battery is nearly empty, you will hear beep sounds and see the battery low
screen.
If you do not charge your ShoqBox at this point, the player will automatically switch off.
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Installing software
What you need before software installation:
- PC with Windows® XP (SP1 or above)
- Internet connection with Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
- CD-ROM drive
- USB port
- 500 MB hard disk space recommended
Important!
Always install the software from the CD even if you may have Windows Media Player.
Any additional utility applications (for example to upgrade and repair your player) will
otherwise not be installed.
1 Insert the CD supplied with your product into the CD ROM drive of your PC.
2 Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation of Windows Media
Player and Philips Device Manager.
3 You may need to restart your PC after software installation.
4 If the installation program does not start automatically, browse the CD contents via
Windows Explorer and run the program by double clicking on the file ending with
.exe.
Lost your CD? Don't worry, you can download the CD contents from
www.philips.com/support or www.philips.com/usasupport (for U.S. residents).
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Connecting your ShoqBox to the PC via the USB port
Open the connections cover at the back of your ShoqBox. Connect the included
adapter to your ShoqBox and to the main power supply. Connect the smaller end of
your USB cable to your ShoqBox and the bigger end to your computer's USB port.
Your ShoqBox will be recognized by your computer and is ready for music transfer.
Transferring music
You can transfer music to your player using Windows Media Player 10. See "Organise
and synchronise music with Windows Media Player 10" in this user manual for more
details.
Powering on / off
Power on: Press and hold 2; until the PHILIPS screen appears.
Power off: Press and hold 2; again.
Note:Your device automatically powers down if there is no operation and no music
played for 10 minutes.
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Select a music track to play
Use the navigation keys on the left of the display to select a song for playback.
Play a song by pressing 2;. Press the same key to pause the music.
As with most digital audio players, there is no stop key.
Look at the demo mode to see key features
The demo mode can be started from any mode by pressing MENU key.
Go to:
Settings > Demo mode > Start Demo > Yes
To turn off the demo, simply press and hold 2; in Demo mode.
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Start Demo in
ROOT menu
Start Demo in
MUSIC mode
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Organize and transfer music
withWindows Media Player 10
Note:Windows XP operating system is required for Windows Media Player 10.
This chapter describes the basic operations and steps that you need to follow to successfully
transfer music to your ShoqBox.
For more information, please refer to Windows Media Player Help on your computer.
Adding songs to the Windows Media
Player Library
Adding songs that are already on your computer
1 Start Windows Media Player by clicking the following icon on your desktop.
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2 Select Library tab to access media library.
3 Click Add to Library on the bottom left of the screen.
4 You can choose to add files from folder, URL, by searching your computer, etc.
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Ripping songs from a CD
If you want to transfer music from a CD to your player, you need to create a digital copy of the
music on your PC first.This is called ripping.
1 Start Windows Media Player.
2 Insert the Audio CD.
3 Select Rip tab to display a list of music tracks on your CD.
4 If your computer is connected to the Internet, the album information will be automatically
obtained so that you don't have to enter the song titles and other information manually.
5 If this does not happen, check that you are connected to the Internet and click Find Album
Info.
6 Select the music tracks you would like to rip and click Rip Music on the top menu bar.
7 The music tracks will be converted into digital copies and added to Windows Media Player
library.
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Synchronizing content to your device
When you connect your player to your computer for the first time,Windows Media Player starts
the Device Setup Wizard.You can choose to synchronize your player with the library automatically
or manually.
Automatic synchronization:
Every time you connect your player to your computer and start Windows Media Player, the
content on your device will be updated automatically according to the sync settings you specified.
Manual synchronization:
When you connect your device to your computer, content update will not start until you select
the content and specify the order in which it is synchronized.
To set up automatic synchronization
Connect your device to your computer using the USB cable.
Launch Windows Media Player.
Select Sync tab. Click "set up" sync button.
A screen will pop up asking "How do you want to synchronize this device?" Choose "Automatic".
Select "customize the playlists that will be synchronized".
Click "next".
Select those items that you want to be auto synchronized. Click "Finish".
Automatic synchronization has been enabled.
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Manual synchronization
1 Start Windows Media Player.
2 Connect the player to your computer using the supplied USB cable.
3 Select Sync tab.
4 In the pull down menu on the right pane, select Philips or Philips ShoqBox as the
destination.
ShoqBox
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5 If they are not in the list, click F5 to refresh and try again.
6 Select Library tab to access media library.
7 Click to highlight the song you want to copy.
8 Right click on the song and select Add to > Sync List.
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9 Or drag and drop the song into the Sync List on the right pane.
0 Click Start Sync button at the bottom of the screen to start synchronization.The progress
will be displayed just above the Start Sync button.
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We recommend that you always use Windows Media Player to transfer music to your
player. However, if you prefer to use Window Explorer, always make sure to copy your
music into the Media/Music folder, otherwise the songs will neither show nor play on your
player.
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Creating a playlist
1 Start Windows Media Player.
2 Select Library tab to access media library.
3 Click to highlight a track.
4 Right click on the track and select Add to > Additional Playlist...
5 In the Add to Playlist dialog box, select an existing playlist or click New to add a new playlist.
6 The track you have selected will be added to the playlist.
Transferring a playlist
You can transfer playlists to your player via the automatic synchronization option of Windows
Media Player.
(See “Setting up automatic synchronization” on page 16 for step by step instructions)
1 Select Sync tab.
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To Select more than one track, press and hold the <Ctrl> key of your keyboard, then
click to select any number of tracks.
To select consecutive tracks in a list, click the first track, then press and hold the <Shift>
key of your keyboard and click the list track in the list you want to select.
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2 Click Sync settings or Setup Sync, select Synchronize device automatically check box and
select the playlists to be synchronized with the player.
Managing your tracks and playlists
Delete Tracks and Playlists from Windows Media Player library
1 Click to highlight an item.
2 Right click and select Delete to delete the item.
Delete playlists via Windows Explorer
1 Connect the player to your computer.
2 Open Windows Explorer.
3 Select Philips ShoqBox > Media > Music.
4 Highlight the playlist you want to delete, right click and select Delete.
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TIP
It is not possible to delete playlists that are on your ShoqBox player via Windows Media
Player.You can only delete the playlist via the device itself or via Windows Explorer.
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Edit Track Information via Windows Media Player
1 Select Library tab.
2 Highlight the track you want to edit, right click and select Edit.
3 Edit on the text box directly.
Search for Tracks via Windows Media Player
1 Select Library tab.
2 Type a search string in the search field.
3 Click Search to start searching.
4 A list of tracks containing the search string will be displayed.
5 You can play, transfer, delete, add to sync list, etc.
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For further details of music transfer on Windows Media Player 10, go to the Help section
of Windows Media Player and click Help > Synchronizing content to devices.
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ShoqBox main root menu
When your ShoqBox powers up, you will see the main root menu, it contains the following items:
Music to play your digital music tracks
Line-in to use the ShoqBox speakers to listen to music from any external source such
as your laptop or other digital audio player
Alarm to enter the alarm function
For more information on any of these functionalities see their dedicated chapters.
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ShoqBox basic operations
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Basic Operation Controls to press
Switch ShoqBox on / off Press and hold 2;
Select Music / Radio / Line-in Press VIEW to highlight and select
Enter/ exit the menu display Press MENU
Scrolling and browsing 3, 4, 1, 2 for up, down, left, right
Go to different levels of menu Press 2 for next and 1 for previous
Play music Highlight selection and press 2;
Pause music playback Press 2; during playback
Change volume Press VOLUME + / –
Fast forward in a track Press and hold 4
Rewind in a track Press and hold 3
Play next or previous track Press down 4 for next and 3 for previous
View more information about track Press 2 from playscreen
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Playing music on ShoqBox
From the root menu, press 2 to enter the music selection options.
You can search your ShoqBox music library via the following options, see screen example
When you find a song you wish to play, ensure it is highlighted and press 2; .
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ShoqBox display icons
Battery level indications
Low battery warning: appears when battery power is very low. Please use the 5V adapter to
recharge/ operate your ShoqBox, otherwise ShoqBox enters the power shutdown mode
within a minute.
Battery one-third full
Battery two-thirds full
Battery full
appears when charging battery
appears when operating on adapter fully charged
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Music mode Line-in mode
Alarm clock Equalizer
< Previous menu / library level available > Next menu / library level available
Option available for selection Option selected
Repeat 1 Repeat all
Shuffle Dynamic Bass Boost selected
The ShoqBox display will use the following icons, which are explained in the table below:
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Customizing settings
1 Press MENU for menu options. Press 3 to scroll up or 4 to scroll down for your option. Press
2 for next or 1 for previous levels of menu.
2 Press 2 to confirm your selection by checking .
3 Press MENU or 1 to exit the menu display.
Options for each setting are shown on ShoqBox's display.
Bold means default setting.
Mode Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Default setting in bold.
Music Shuffle / Repeat Repeat 1
Repeat all
Shuffle & Repeat
Shuffle
Off
Playscreen info Show next track
Show track number
Common Sleep timer Off
15 mins
30 mins
60 mins
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Equalizer Rock
HipHop
Jazz
Dance
Funk
Off
Settings Display Backlight 5 sec
10 sec
30 sec
Off
Contrast Level 6 - 1
Screen saver Off
30 sec
1 min
2 mins
Auto Shutdown 30 sec
2 mins
5 mins
10 mins
Clock Time and Day Day / Hour / Minute
12 / 24 hour 12-hour
24-hour
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Mode Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
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Language English
Français
Italiano
Deutsch
Español
Português
Nederlands
Svenska
Information
Restore factory settings No
Yes
Demo mode Yes
No
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Mode Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
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Detailed operations
Music mode
Your device is preloaded with some music tracks. You can also transfer your digital music collection
from your computer to your device through Windows Media Player 10.
More information about music transfer can be found in the above sections of the manual.
Once you have downloaded MP3/ WMA tracks from your computer to the ShoqBox, you can
access your music in 5 different ways on the ShoqBox.
1 Press VIEW and select MUSIC to enter the music mode.
2 Press the navigation keys to the left of the display to scroll up or down for your option
3 Press 2 to select an option / to go to the next, or 1 to go to the previous levels of library.
4 Press 2; to play your selection.
5 You will see the music playback screen.
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6 From this screen, you can click 2 to see more information about the song, including the
next song scheduled for playback.
Music mode settings
It is possible to change the play screen default to show number of tracks in the selection instead
of the next track title.
Go to
MENU - PLAYSCREEN INFO - Show next track (default)
or
MENU - PLAYSCREEN INFO - Show track number
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IMPORTANT!
If you do not insert the by-packed FM antenna, you may not be able to receive any radio signals.
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Line-in mode
You can use your ShoqBox to act as a powerful mini speaker:
1 Connect the included audio cable between Line In on ShoqBox to the Line out / p
connection on your auxiliary equipment.
2. On ShoqBox, press view and select line-in to enter the Line in mode.
3. Operate the controls on your auxiliary equipment to playback.
4 Adjust the volume on both ShoqBox and your device.
If you activate the Line-in mode without turning on your auxiliary equipment, laptop or other
digital audio player, then you will see this error message.
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ShoqBox time and date
The time is displayed using the 12-hour and 24-hour clock. 12-hour clock is the default option.
You will need to set both the clock time and date before you can use the alarm options.
1 In any mode, enter the menu: Settings > Clock > Day and Time > ....
2 Highlight the menu option you want to adjust.
3 Press 3 and 4 to adjust the day / hours / minutes.
When the ShoqBox is connected to mains power, you will see the time on the display.
Example 24 hour settings Example 12 hour settings
Alarm mode
You can use ShoqBox as an alarm clock. Before you activate the alarm, ensure that you have set
the time and date correctly.
Note: During the alarm call, the current ShoqBox mode (for example Music / Line-in) will be
interrupted.
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1. To activate the alarm, enter Alarm from the root menu screen.
2.Select ON or OFF
3. If you select ON, you will be brought to the Alarm main settings screen. In the screen
below, the Alarm is set for 10:00.
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Setting Alarm Time - for users with 12 hour / AM PM settings
> > >
You need to select the alarm hour, minute and AM / PM separately.
Setting Alarm Time - for users with 24 hour settings
> >
You need to set the alarm hour and minute separately.
Setting Alarm Repeat
>
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Time Set Alarm time Screen example is 10:00
Repeat Set Alarm frequency Screen example is Daily
Source Set Alarm sound Screen example is Music
Settings Function Screen example
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You can set the Repeat settings of your Alarm according to the table below:
The alarm will sound for 2 minutes in your selected alarm source mode and then enter the "Auto
snooze" mode.The "Auto snooze" alarm remains active and repeats the call at 10-minute intervals,
until you choose to cancel the alarm.
After one hour, the Auto snooze will no longer be active.
Setting Alarm Source - Music
You can select which type of Music source you wish to use for your Alarm.
Use the navigation keys to the left of the display to select alarm source by following the example
screens below.
If you select Music, you can select a specific music track, you can select it by going one level deeper
in the menu after Artists / Albums (see screens 4 and 5 below).
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Daily Alarm will be activated every day
Weekdays Alarm will be activated every day between Monday to Friday
Weekend Alarm will be activated every Saturday and Sunday
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Setting Alarm Source - Buzzer
You can select Buzzer for your Alarm.
Use the navigation keys to the left of the display to select buzzer by following the example screens
below.
> >
Alarm Auto Snooze
When you alarm is activated, it will sound for 2 minutes. If you do not press a key during this
minute, the ShoqBox will Auto Snooze. During Auto Snooze, your alarm will sound every 10
minutes for 2 minutes.
Disabling Auto Snooze
Auto Snooze will automatically stop after 1 hour.
Disabling Alarm during Alarm sound
During the alarm sound, any key will bring up the message below
If you then press any key, the alarm will be cancelled.
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Updating your player
Your player is controlled by an internal software program called firmware. New versions of the
firmware may be released after you have purchased your player.
A software program called Philips Device Manager will monitor the firmware status of your player
and notify you if a new firmware is available.You need an Internet connection for this.
Install Philips Device Manager from the supplied CD or download the latest version from
www.philips.com/support or www.usasupport.philips.com (for U.S. residents)
Every time you connect your player to your computer, Philips Device Manager will automatically
connect to the Internet and check for updates.
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To manually check whether your
firmware is up to date
1 Power your player with the supplied AC/DC adapter.
2 Connect your player to the computer.
3 Launch Philips Device Manager from Start > Programs > Philips Device Manager.
Alternatively, you can launch Philips Device Manager from the computer desktop by double
clicking on the icon below.
4 Select your device.
5 Click Update.
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Troubleshooting
There is no Music on my player after transfer
If you cannot find the songs that you transferred on your player, check the following:
1. Did your transfer with Windows Media Player? Files transferred via other means will only be
recognized as data files - they will neither appear nor play in the music library of your device.
2. Are your songs in MP3 or WMA format? Other formats will not playback on the ShoqBox.
My ShoqBox player is frozen
In rare cases your player can "FREEZE". Don't panic, just insert a pin into the RESET hole located
on the back of ShoqBox and press and hold the pin until the device shuts down.Then press power
to restart.
The available content on your player will not be erased.
If nothing happens, recharge the battery for at least 4 hours and try to switch on or reset again. If
this does not work, you might have to repair your player with Philips Device Manager.
To repair your ShoqBox using Philips Device Manager
1 Connect your device to your computer. Launch Philips Device Manager from Start > Program
> Philips Device Manager.
Select your product from the drop down menu.
2 In the main window, click Repair.
Press OK to confirm your selection.You will be prompted to disconnect your device from your
computer as soon as Philips Device Manager finishes interacting with your device.
3 Once the USB cable is disconnected, firmware restore will start automatically. The process is
complete when the device restarts and displays the power up splash screen.
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During repair all content and music will be erased!
Please back up all your files before device restore/repair.
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My player is full and I have less songs on my player than I expect
Your device has built-in memory to store songs. Check your model number to see the actual
memory size.You will be able to store more songs on your device if you use WMA formatted
songs in 64 kbps with variable bitrate.
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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, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction
manual, may cause harmful interference 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 to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
- Relocate the receiving antenna.
- 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.
Notice for Canada:
This Class B digital apparaatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
The set complies with the FCC-Rules, Part 15 and with 21 CFR 1040.10. Operation is subject to
the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
Notice for the European Union
This product complies with the radio interference requirements of the European Union.
Notice for the USA
Philips
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Safety and Maintenance
General maintenance
To avoid damage or malfunction:
- Do not expose 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 submersed in water. Do not expose the earphone socket or
battery compartment to water as water entering the set may cause major damage.
- Do not use any cleaning agents containing alcohol, ammonia, benzene, or abrasives as these
may harm the set.
- Active mobile phones in the vicinity may cause interference.
- Backup your files. Please ensure that you retain the original files that you have downloaded to
your device. Philips is not responsible for any loss of content if the product becomes damaged
or not readable / legible.
- Manage (transfer, delete, etc.) your music files only through included music software to avoid
problems!
About operating and storage temperatures
- Operate in a place where the temperature is always between 0 and 35ºC (32 to 95ºF).
- Store in a place where the temperature is always between -20 and 45ºC (-4 to 113ºF).
- Battery life may shorten in low temperature conditions.
- Take care when using headphones (not included with ShoqBox).
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Hearing safety
Listen at a moderate volume. Using headphones at high volume can impair your hearing. We
recommend Philips headphones (sold separately) for this product.
Important (only for models with by-packed headphones):
Philips guarantees compliance with the maximum sound power of its audio players as determined
by relevant regulatory bodies only with the original model of provided headphones. In case this
one needs replacement, we recommend that you contact your retailer to order a model identical
to that of the original provided by Philips.
Traffic safety
Do not use headphones while driving or cycling as you may cause an accident.
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Copyright information
- All other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies or
organizations.
- Unauthorized duplication of any recordings downloaded from the internet or made from
audio CDs is a violation of copyright laws and international treaties.
- The making of unauthorized copies of copy-protected material, including computer
programmes, files, broadcasts and sound recordings, may be an infringement of copyrights and
constitute a criminal offence.This equipment should not be used for such purposes.
- Windows Media and theWindows logo are trademarks, or registered trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Important
This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft Corporation. Use or
distribution of such technology outside of this product is prohibited without a license from
Microsoft or an authorized Microsoft subsidiary.
Content providers are using the digital rights management technology for Windows Media
contained in this device ("WM-DRM") to protect the integrity of their content ("Secure Content")
so that their intellectual property, including copyright, in such content is not misappropriated. This
device uses WM-DRM software to play Secure Content ("WM-DRM Software"). If the security of
the WM-DRM Software in this device has been compromised, Microsoft may revoke (either on its
own or upon the request of the owners of Secure Content ("Secure Content Owners")) the WM-
DRM Software's right to acquire new licenses to copy, display and/or play Secure Content.
Revocation may also prevent your device's ability to transfer, store, copy, display and/or play Secure
Content which you have previously stored on your Device. Revocation does not alter the WM-
DRM Software's ability to play unprotected content. A list of revoked WM-DRM Software is sent
to your device whenever you download a license for Secure Content from the Internet or from a
PC. Microsoft may, in conjunction with such license, also download revocation lists onto your
device on behalf of Secure Content Owners, which may disable your device's ability to copy, display
and/or play Secure Content.
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In the event of revocation, Philips will attempt to make available software updates to restore some
or all of your device's ability to transfer, store, access, copy, display and/or play Secure Content.
However, the ability to make such updates available does not rest solely with Philips. Philips does
not guarantee that, after revocation, such software updates will be available. If such updates are
not available, your device will not have the ability to transfer, store, copy, display and/or play Secure
Content - even Secure Content which you have previously stored on your device.
In addition, even if such software updates are available, they may not enable your Device to
transfer, store, copy, display, and/or play Secure Content which was previously stored on your
Device. In some cases you may be able to transfer the content from the PC . In other cases, you
may have to repurchase previously obtained Secure Content.
To summarize - Microsoft, Secure Content Owners, and Secure Content distributors may deny
you access, or restrict your access, to Secure Content. They may also disable your device's ability
to transfer, store, copy, display and/or play Secure Content even after you have paid for and
obtained it. Neither your consent nor the consent or approval of Philips is necessary for any of
them to deny, withhold or otherwise restrict your access to Secure Content or to disable your
device's ability to transfer, store, access, copy, display, and/or play Secure Content. Philips does not
guaranty that you will be able to transfer, store, access, copy, display, and/or play Secure Content."
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Disposal of your old product
Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components, which can
be recycled and reused.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product, it means the
product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC.
Please inform yourself about the local separate collection system for electrical and
electronic products.
Please act according to your local rules and do not dispose of your old products with your normal
household waste. The correct disposal of your old product will help prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment and human health.
Environmental information
We have reduced the packaging to its minimum and made it easy to separate into materials:
cardboard, PS, PE, PET.
Your set consists of material which can be recycled if disassembled by a specialized company
Please observe the local regulations to dispose of packaging, exhausted batteries and old
equipment.
Modifications
Modifications not authorized by the manufacturer may void user authority to operate this device.
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