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Audio CD uses a different format and can only be play on a CD Player. You need to convert the songs to MP3 format first and then transfer to the MP3 Player. This process is also known as CD Ripping or Audio Ripping. There are a number of free programs you can download from the Internet to perform this task. OR You can use Windows Media Player to rip your audio CD. Please visit the following links from Microsoft website for help. Windows Media Player 12 http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Rip-music-from-a-CDWindows Media Player 11 http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/knowledgecenter/howto/mp11/rip.aspxOlder Versions of Windows Media Player http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/windowsmediaplayer/getstarted/ripcd.mspxNote : This information provided is intended for individuals whom have purchased the CD and want to put the songs on the player for personal use. We do not encourage music piracy.
Master Standby ON/OFF This switch usually labeled ON and OFF and is located on the side. This is not the Power ON/OFF button. It is only a master standby power switch. You will need to turn the player on manually. Power ON/OFF or Play/Pause Button This button usually shared with the Play/Pause button. You will need to press and hold it for a few seconds to turn the player ON/OFF. Some player will power ON automatically once you inserted the earphone and vice versa. Volume UP/Down or FF/RW Button These buttons usually shared with the forward FF/ rewind RW buttons. You will need to press and hold them down to increase/decrease the volume. FF button usually is the volume increase button and vice versa. Some player will have a VOL button and you need to press that first, and then the +/- buttons to increase/decrease the volume. If the + and – buttons are not present, you need to press the FF/RW buttons instead. M or Menu This button usually function as an ENTER key. Press this button once to accept the selection you chose from a list of items. You can always press and hold it to bring you back to the previous screen (more like an ESC key). Lock or Hold switch This switch or button will initiate the player on HOLD or LOCKED stage. If the player is on HOLD/LOCKED, you cannot press any buttons or copy data on it. This feature is useful when you do not want to accidently press any buttons while you’re listen/watching a media. It also prevents accidental deletion of data. MODE On most MP3 players, this button is located on top and is use to navigate along different items. Once you have selected an item, you need to press this button down to accept it. If you need to return to the main menu screen, you can press and hold it down for a few seconds.
The number depends on the size of each song. For example let’s assume that you have music files, which are of size 5MB each.Then for a 1GB player (1GB is equal to1000MB) you will store X number of songs. Where X is 1000 divided by 5, which is approximately 200. Note that this calculation can also be applied to other files e.g. video or image files.
If your device does not have a battery access compartment then it is likely that your device has a rechargeable battery. A device that has a rechargeable battery can be charged via USB port on a computer. You can simply connect your device to a computer and leave it plugged in for approximately 2 hours to charge. NOTE: The device needs to be switched ON as well as your computer, for the battery to charge.
This error can occur when your device is set on HOLD or LOCK mode. Both of these features will enable write-protect, and this will not allow you to modify the content. Please verify you have the feature turned OFF. Another possible cause for this error is when the file system being used on the device does not support larger capacity, or is incompatible with your computer. Please reformat the device with a different file system type i.e. FAT, FAT32, NTFS.
You need to press and hold the VOL + (Forward) button for a few second until you see a blue light. In order to turn the player OFF, you can simply unplug the earphone or press and hold the VOL- (Backward) button for a few second (the volume will decrease to zero) until the light goes off. NOTE : Some unit depending on where you purchased will power ON once you plug in the earphone.
In order to use the built-in speaker, you will need to enable it. Press and hold the FF button when adjusting the volume. This will enable the speaker. Press and hold the RW button when adjusting the volume and this will disable it. To enter the “adjust volume” mode, simply press the volume button while listening to music and use the FF or RW buttons for adjusting the volume and enabling the built-in speaker. The built-in speaker can work with or without the earphones plugged in. Please note that after the unit has been powered off, you will need to re-enable the built-in speaker.
Your player was preset to play 10 seconds of each song. This type of playback is called “intro” and is under the Repeat option. You can go into Repeat option and change the type of playback to any of the following: normal, intro, random, shuffle, repeat all, and repeat folder which may available on your player. The Repeat option is under the Play Menu. You can bring up the Play Menu when you press the M (Menu) button during music playback.
You can go into Repeat option and change the type of playback to any of the following: normal, intro, random, shuffle, repeat all, and repeat folder which may available on your player. The Repeat option is under the Play Menu. You can bring up the Play Menu when you press the M (Menu) button during music playback.
The player will not play video files you take directly off from your computer. They need to be converted to a compatible format, so the player will recognize them. You can use the software we supplied to convert your video, and then put them on the player afterward. The video conversion program installation files are placed in a separate folder on the CD.
Please slide the master switch to the "on" position for the battery to charge. The player will then power on and start playing the music. You must press and hold the play/pause button to turn it off and then leave it plugged to your computer to charge. You will only see one light flashing during the battery is charging.
It might not launch automatically. You will need to open your CD drive from “My Computer” or “Computer” to browse the content. The CD contains the device drivers for Windows 98SE systems only. If you have Windows 2000, XP, Vista or 7 on your system, you do not need to install it. Your system should detect the MP3 player automatically and install the necessary drivers. Please view the video tutorial to learn how to add files on the player. For some MP3/Video players, we have included video conversion software on the disc. These programs will ONLY work in Windows 2000, XP, Vista and 7 (32bit) systems. It is not supported on a MAC OS. You might need to copy the program folder to your desktop or somewhere on the local hard drive, and then double click the setup file within the folder to launch the converter application. Please view the video tutorial for your specific conversion tool to learn how to correctly use the software. The video tutorials are located below
Navigate to Toolbox from the main menu and press PLAY. Scroll to World Clock and press PLAY again.Highlight the Time Zone you’re in and press the V button on top of the player.Use the PLAY button to move from column to column and the FORWARD/BACK buttons to change the options.Please NOTE: Set the date and hour one unit behind what’s current (e.g. – for 11:00 current, set to 10:00 on device and for the 2 of April current, select the 1 of April). Click the M button once complete to save changes. Press M to completely exit the Toolbox.*** If your time zone is not available, you can select the nearest time zone to your location and adjust it base on the date/time difference. For example: using the -5 EST time zone, set the time an hour behind the correct time and set the date one day behind the current date.
Please do not switch the Master Power off. You must leave it on in order for the Player to remember the last played song.To turn the Player on and off, you can hold down the Play/Pause button instead.
Please check the FM region and make sure it is set to Canada/USA. In addition, the player will use the earphone as an antenna to receive radio frequency. You must leave the earphone plugged in for the radio feature to work properly.
If you are running Win ME, 2000, XP, Vista, you do not need to install the driver for the player. Your computer will detect the player and recognize it as a mass storage device. The player’s drive folder will appear in My Computer as a Removable Disk or MP3 Player. Any modification on this drive will take effect on the player. For instance, when you delete a file, it will be removed from the player. Hence, you can copy and paste or drag and drop files on here, and they will be transferred to the player.
The player will display lyric from a LRC file which normally came with your MP3 song. LRC is a computer file format that synchronizes song lyrics with an audio file, such as MP3. When an audio file is played with certain music players on a computer or on modern digital audio players, the song lyrics are displayed. The lyrics file generally has the same name as the audio file. For example, song.mp3 and song.lrc. The file .lrc is simple like text but it is quite hard to make, this can be done well with several software. You can find more information about how to make LRC file on the internet or in this site http://www.mobile-mir.com/en/HowToLRC.php
We cannot advice you as to where to download music. However if you need help with ripping audio from your own CDs then we can assist you. Note that the format of the audio file is important. We suggest you use either MP3 or WMA file formats.
DO NOT ATTEMP TO UPDATE THE FIRMWARE. Please realize that we do not encourage anyone to perform firmware update on their device when it is functioning. This procedure involves risk of hardware failure and data loss when not carefully perform. Any changes incurred by the update are permanent. It is not possible to return to a previous version after the update. If you’re having issue with the device, please contact us instead.
Your file is copy-protected or DRM-encrypted. DRM stands for Digital Rights Management. It is a form of copy protection for digital media and subscription content purchased from online stores. Files you downloaded from online stores (e.g., iTune, Napster, Chapters) are encrypted with DRM and will only play on a few players with DRM support. So you cannot directly play them on your Hipstreet Player. You can either check your online stores if they have a non-DRM version of the file, so you can put them on your Hipstreet Player. OR Find a store that offer DRM-Free digital media. The above information applies to Music (or Audio Books), Videos, and E-Books.
If you have a Windows based PC, please follow the steps below. If you have a Mac computer, please see next set of instructions below. A). First go to your iTunes toolbar at the top of your screen and click on it. Go down to the preferences. A new box will open. Once in preferences make sure you are in the General settings tab. You will notice near the bottom of the General settings box there is a button called “import settings”. Click on it. A new box will appear called import settings. You will see a scroll down tab at the top of the screen it will have these options: AAC Encoder, Aiff Encoder, Apple Lossless Encoder, MP3 Encoder, and Wav Encoder. You want to choose MP3 Encoder and then click ok. B). Now select the song you would like to convert, by just clicking on it once. Once the song is selected, go up to advanced at the top of your iTunes toolbar. And go down to “Create MP3 Version” C). The song will then create the MP3 formatted version for your player. It usually is created below the song you have selected. NOTE: You will not lose your original “unformatted” file.D). Now plug your player into your Computer and drag and drop all your MP3 formatted songs onto the drive that comes up. It is called “removable disk”. Once the songs have been uploaded onto your drive you may then eject it. The player is now ready to be used. Mac Users: A). First go to your iTunes toolbar at the top of your screen and click on it. Go down to the preferences. A new box will open. Once in preferences make sure you are in the General settings tab. You will notice near the bottom of the General settings box there is a button called “import settings”. Click on it. A new box will appear called import settings. You will see a scroll down tab at the top of the screen it will have these options: AAC Encoder, Aiff Encoder, Apple Lossless Encoder, MP3 Encoder, and Wav Encoder. You want to choose MP3 Encoder and then click ok. B). Now select the song you would like to convert, by just clicking on it once. Once the song is selected, go up to advanced at the top of your iTunes toolbar. And go down to “Create MP3 Version” C). The song will then create the MP3 formatted version for your player. It usually is created below the song you have selected. NOTE: You will not lose your original “unformatted” file. D). Now plug your player into your Mac and drag and drop all your MP3 formatted songs onto the drive that comes up. It is probably called “No Name” until you change the name on it. Once the songs have been uploaded onto your drive you may then eject it. The player is now ready to be used.
Your computer will not be infected, because you have not click on any files on the player. Why does the antivirus program detect a suspicious threat on the player?From time to time, the manufacture will load some files on the device for testing purposes and they may forget to remove them. Some antivirus programs are a bit sensitive and may think the files are a threat. As a precaution, we recommend the user to format the player before using it. This will ensure the player is completely emptied out.
1. Select “Music” from the Main Menu screen. 2. On the song you wish to add to a playlist, select “Setting” to bring up the Music Option menu. 3. In the Music Option menu, select “Add List” to display all the preset Playlists. 4. There are 5 Playlists you can add your song to. Simply select one of them to add your song. 5. Repeat these steps for all the songs you wish to add.
1. Select “Music” from the Main Menu screen. 2. In music function, select “Browser” to bring up the File Browse Option menu. 3. In the File Browse Option menu, select “Play List” to display all the preset Playlists. 4. Select the Playlist you wish to play.
For model: HS-7330/7334, HS-T29, HS-3245, HS-150 Your player will not play video files you took directly from the computer. They need to be converted to a compatible format, so the player will recognize them. You need to use the software we supplied on the Disc that came with your device, to convert your video. Once converted, the files can then be transferred and played on your player.The video conversion software setup file is placed in the video converter folder on the Disc. It’s also available for download on this page.https://www.hipstreet.com/pages/Software-Downloads.html For model: HS-HD200, HS-57, HS-2802, HS-2805, HS-M700/M701/702Your player will play most common video formats, and can be copied directly from your computer. Please refer to your user manual for the list supported formats.
To change the volume on the HS-57, press the V button while playing music. The volume indicator icon (Speaker and Numbers) will turn WHITE. Press the >> button to raise the volume and << to lower it.
Please open My Computer (or Computer) and verify if the "Removable Disk" is present (and accessible). You will see it if your computer recognized the device. If the "Removable Disk" is not available, you can try these suggestions: 1. Turn off your antivirus and then connect the device to your computer. 2. Run Windows Update on your PC to look for update or fix that may correct this issue. 3. Connect the device to another computer and see if the system will recognize it. 4. Reboot the computer with the device plugged in if necessary.