Video media: VCD,DVD, MPEG1/2/4, DIVX3.X-5.X Audio media:MP3 image media:JPEG,BMP,GIF File Formats:AVI, ASF, VOB, DAT, MP4, MPG Supports IDE 133 HDD storage capacity up to 500GB File System:FAT32, NTFS Supports Music/Photo Slide Show and .lrc MP3 lyric display Subtitle Support:smi,sub,srt,txt,psb,ass,ssa Supports files copy,rename,delete Supports multi language Audio out: Stereo 2 Ch (RCA) Video out: Composite (RCA)/S-Video/VGA, NTSC/PAL 480Mbps high-speed USB 2.0 Supports Windows ME/XP/98, OS-9/X, Linux Supports software firmware upgrade online Remote control and Panel button control Fan cooler inside and LCD display One button backup(OPTION) Power:100~240V AC IN;5V/2A 12V/2A DC OUT
Product Name Dimension OS PC Interface HDD Type HDD File System HDD MEMORY TV Type Video Formats Audio Formats Photo Formats File Formats Video Output Audio Output Video Noise Ratio Audio Noise Ratio Working Temperature Working Humidity Power Supply EN308 LTV 220 x 135 x 55 mm Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP, Mac, Linux 480Mbps USB 2.0 high-speed 3.5” IDE HDD FAT32, NTFS 1 – 500 GB NTSC, PAL DVD, MPEG1-4, DivX , VCD MP3 and .lrc MP3 lyric display JPEG,BMP,GIF AVI, ASF, VOB, DAT, MP4, MPG Composite (RCA)/S-Video Stereo 2 Ch (RCA) > 56dB > 85dB 0° C ~ 55° C 10%~75% AC IN 100~240V; DC OUT 5V/2A 12V/2A
Cautions Before Starting Installation
We strongly recommend you read below cautions before starting installation
Please carefully read and follow instructions in this User’s Guide Please use the supplied AC power adapter, all video/audio cables and USB cable with LTV Player when purchase
We strongly recommend you to backup existing data inside 3.5” HDD to another safe area before starting installation. We are not responsible for any data damage/loss during installation
LTV Player on USB Enclosure connect to PC need external AC power adapter supply LTV Player should set the jumper in Master mode. Please don’t power off LTV Player while any movie, music or photo is being played or software upgrade is under processing. Unexpected power-off action to LTV Player will cause data loss or a serious system hang-up
The LTV Player Box is users can unscrew the box and install the hard drive themselves. (Caution: pay attention to the possible damage to the PCB and maker sure to prevent water from getting into the system)
We strongly recommend to unplug the AC power adapter when you don’t use for a long time
USB 2.0 cable
AV to AV cable
AUDIO to EARPHONE cable
AV to VGA cable
Panel sketch map
Remark: long time press “stop” key is power off long time press “play” key is start photo/music slid show
Explanation of the exterior Appearance
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R L VIDEO VSY RESET LAN
RIGHT CHANNEL LEFT CHANNEL VIDEO PORT VERTICAL SYNC RESET S.W. LAN PORT
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R B G HSY USB POWER
RED SIGNAL BLUE SIGNAL GREEN SIGNAL HORIZONTAL SYNC USB PORT POWER JACK
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Side bar Side case Bracket of disk Case Manual screws HDD screws Back cover
Release the screw, and then remove the backboard
Remove the side case and side bar
Push out and remove the bracket of disk
Overturn the disk and bracket of disk, Tighten the screws to fix the HDD
Place the disk into the media player a ． b ． c ． Connect the data line and power line Deposit the disk and bracket of disk into the media player Push the bracket of disk into the slot, fix up the disk well.
Return the side case and side bar to former position (aim at card slot)
Return the backboard to former position, screw on the screw Note: Please make sure the inferior buckle aims at the slot before installing the backboard
Connect the player to computer
Connect the player to computer USB port by USB 2.0 cable. The player become the computer’s local HDD, which Windows can manage it directly and reserve files that download from Internet and other files Connect the player to PC: a. Connect power adapter to the power jack b. Use USB 2.0 cable to connect with player and PC
Note: 1. When hard disk used at the first time, you must format the HDD to FAT32 or NTFS 2. Disconnect HDD player to computer, never simply pull out the USB cable at any time
Connect the player to TV:
When connecting to TV, please set the player to TV mode by pressing V-Mode key on the remote controller. There are four methods to connect with TV as follows: I. Connect the player’s Video port to TV with AV-TO-AV cable Connect the player’s Audio port to TV with AV-TO-AV cable
II. Connect player’s Y/Pb/Pr port to TV’s Y/Pb/Pr port respectively, and then connect the AV- TO-AV cable to TV
Connect the player to moniter:
Connect the palyer to moniter by AV to VGA cable
WHEN YOU SELECT TV MODE
One button backup (option)
Setup one button software in computer Please click “NEXT” and accept prolific setup program Connect usb cable to computer Press Panel
backup button activation one button software One button software dialog box will display screen
Please select path backup new data
R emote Control of DivX Player
Connect Video & Audio cables to LTV Player and a TV set Connect the DC power jack of AC power adapter to LTV Player power connector DC IN Plug AC power adapter to a wall power outlet Make sure the TV set is power-PLAY Power on LTV Player by switching the power slide-switch to PLAY position After power-on, LTV Player is under initializing. After couple seconds, a main screen will be appeared on TV set
How to use Remote Control
Remote Control supports several hot-keys and all functions as shown below.
POWER: power on/off SETUP: enter/exit system Setup Menu main page
MUTE: mute the audio. Disable Mute by pressing again VOL +: volume up VOL -: volume down PLAY/PAUSE: play, pause, or resume a playback STOP : stop a playback ENTER: confirm selection Direction buttons: The Direction buttons for moving up, down, left, right when selecting FF: play forward. Press over and over again for faster forward play REW: play backward. Press over and over again for faster backward play NEXT: go to next movie, music, photo, file or page down PREW : go to previous movie, music, photo, file or page up PGUP: page up on Photo/Movie Digest or Music/File Library PGDN: page down on Photo/Movie Digest or Music/File Library V-MODE: switch video output to TV set for composite (RCA), or S-Video or VGA output INFO: display help function for how to operate remote control SUB-T: select subtitle for movie playback MUSIC: go to Music Library and display all music files in library filing style PHOTO: go to Photo Digest and display all photo files in thumbnail style MOVIE: go to Movie Digest and display all movies files in thumbnail style FILE: go to File Library and list all files in directory style HOME: go to Home Screen M-SLIDE: Initial Music Slide Show mode or add music while photo slide show is being played S-TIME: adjust interval time in real time for music/photo slide show S-MODE: set 14 kinds of photo transition mode for photo slide show and Music EQ Screen REPEAT: set the preferred repeat mode for the playback of movie, music or photo in real time ROTATE: rotate a photo 90 degree clockwise and audio left/right ch select ZOOM: enlarge (zoom in) a photo up to 4X and use Direction buttons for panning left/right/up/down capability DISPLAY ： Display Photo、 Music 、 Movie Preferences and Music EQ Screen
Setup of LTV Player Media Player
When press SETUP button on Remote Control, system Setup Menu main page is shown below. Use Direction buttons to move up and down the selections and press ENTER button to select setting.
PHOTO SETUP on System Setup Menu select the following selections.
Use Direction buttons to move up and down the selections and press ENTER button to select setting
THUMBNAIL DIGEST : Selecting ON: will display photo Digests using original Digest files created by the HDD. This process will make displaying Digests of large photos in a short time on Photo Digest (factory default mode) Selecting OFF: will display photo Digests by decoding photo and scaling down to fit into the display area allocated for the Digest on Photo Digest. This process may take a longer time if photos are in high resolution (big files)
TRANSITION MODE: Selecting FAST or SLOW transition time in between two photo displaying or slide show (factory default mode is FAST) ORIENTATION: Selecting DEFAULT or IGNORE (factory default mode is DEFAULT) DIGEST STYLE: Selecting photo digest or thumbnail numbers on one Photo Digest by 2x2, 3x3, 4x4 or 5x5 thumbnail (factory default mode is 3x3 thumbnail)
MUSIC SETUP on system Setup Menu select the following selections
REPEAT MODE: • Selecting ONE: will repeat the selected music continuously, until the STOP button is pressed • Selecting OFF: will disable the repeat feature • Selecting ALL: will repeat all the music in the Music Library continuously, until the STOP button is pressed (factory default setting)
MOVIE SETUP on system Setup Menu select the following selections
REPEAT MODE: • Selecting ONE: will repeat the selected movie continuously, until the STOP button is pressed • Selecting OFF: will disable the repeat feature
• Selecting ALL: will repeat all the movie in the Movie Digest continuously, until the STOP button is pressed (factory default setting)
DIGEST STYLE: Selecting movie thumbnail numbers on one Movie Digest by 2x2, 3x3, 4x4 or 5x5 thumbnail (factory default mode is 3x3 thumbnail)
Slide Show Setup
Slide Show Setup on system Setup Menu selects the following selections.
SLIDE SHOW MODE: • Selecting MANUAL: When set slide show mode to MANAUL, photo slide show will be played manually not automatically. It will give full control of the photo slide show timing to user on Photo Digest • Selecting AUTO: When set slide show mode to AUTO, it will make photo slide show start automatically after 10 seconds on Photo Digest (factory default setting)
FOLDER REPEAT: • Selecting ON: will turn on the repeat mode immediately until STOP button is pressed (factory
• Selecting OFF: will turn off the repeat mode
INTERVAL TIME: • Selecting ONE SECOND: will display the photo for 1 second before switching to next photo during slide show • Selecting THREE, FIVE, TEN SECONDS: will display the photo for 3, 5, 10 seconds before switching to next photo, during photo slide show (factory default setting is THREE SECONDS)
TRANSITION: • Selecting FULL SCREEN: will display all photos at once (factory default mode)
• Selecting other modes will display all photos using the following transition chosen 1: FULL SCREEN: Full Screen (at once) 2: TOP BOTTOM: Top-to-Bottom (roll) 3: BOTTOM TOP: Bottom-to-Top (roll) 4: T/B CENTER: Top/Bottom-to-Center (roll) 5: CENTER T/B: Center-to-Top/Bottom (roll) 6: BLIND: T B: Top-to-Bottom (blind) 7: LEFT RIGHT: Left-to-Right (roll) 8: RIGHT LEFT: Right-to-Left (roll) 9: L/R CENTER: Left/Right-to-Center (roll) 10: CENTER L/R: Center-to-Left/Right (roll)
11: IMPLODE: Corners-to-Center (implode) 12: BLIND: L R: Left-to-Right (blind) 13: CROSS FADE: Cross Fade 14: RANDOM: Random from above 13 transition modes • AUTO START: Selecting ON: will automatically start, after power on, to playback all contents (photos, music, movies files) stored in LTV Player sequentially, in an alphabetical order on the filenames. • Selecting OFF: disables the automatic playback (after power on) of all contents (factory default
CONFIGURATION on system Setup Menu selects the following selections
TV TYPE: • • • Selecting MULTI. SYSTEM: will allow for automatically detection of the type of TV monitor (NTSC or PAL) and display the corresponding video accordingly (factory default setting) Selecting NTSC: will fix the video output to NTSC mode Selecting PAL: will fix the video output to PAL mode
VIDEO OUTPUT: • Selecting COMPOSITE: will output the video signal to Composite (RCA) connector (factory default
• • Selecting S-VIDEO: will output the video signal to S-video connector Selecting VGA: will output the video signal to VGA connector
OSD LANGUAGE: • Selecting ENGLISH: will display OSD in English language (factory default setting) • Selecting Chinese: will display OSD in Chinese language SETUP VALUES: [Caution] By selecting DEFAULT will set all settings previous made back to factory default setting values
OSD MESSAGE: Selecting ON: Selecting OFF:
Enjoy Photo Slide Show, Music and Movie from DivX Player
Now you can enjoy movie, music playback and photo slide show from LTV Player Media Player.
Photo Slide Show
Press PHOTO button on Remote Control, all photo files are shown in the Photo Digest
Press Direction buttons to move through the Digest pages. Use PGUP or PGDN to jump to the previous or next page of Digests Press PLAY/PAUSE button to start photo slide show. When photo slide show is being displaying, press PLAY/ PAUSE button again to pause or resume playing; press STOP button can return back to Photo Digest
Press S-TIME button one or several times to set suitable interval time in real time. It will change photo interval time immediately when photo slide show is being displaying, Press ROTATE button to change the rotation of displayed photo 90 degree clockwise Press REPEAT button to enable/disable (ON/OFF) folder repeat
Music Slide Show
To initial Music Slide Show mode, it must press PHOTO button first to enter Photo Digest, then press M-SLIDE (Music Slide Show) button to initial Music Slide Show mode When music slide show is being played, press PLAY/PAUSE buttons to pause/resume music side show When music slide show is playing, press STOP button to stop slide show and return back to Photo Digest To change photo interval time immediately when photo slide show is being displaying, press S-TIME button one or several times to set suitable interval time in real time To change photo transition mode immediately when music slide show is being displaying, press S-Mode button one or several times to set suitable transition mode in real time Press REPEAT button to enable/disable (ON/OFF) folder repeat Press MUTE button to turn off/on music while music slide show is being played
Press MUSIC button on Remote Control, all music files are shown in the Music Library
press Direction buttons to move through the music library page. Use PGUP or PGDN to jump to the previous or next page
Press ENTER button to play selected music. Press ENTER button again will return back to Music Library Press PLAY/PAUSE button to play selected music. Press PLAY/ PAUSE button again to pause or resume playing; press STOP button can return back to Music Library
Press REPEAT button to immediately change repeat mode. REPEAT ALL will repeat all music in Music Library sequentially
REPEAT ONE will repeat the selected music REPEAT OFF will stop music when end of all music play Press MUTE button to mute the music play Press VOL+/VOL- buttons to adjust volume of music play
Music Slide Show
When music slide show is being played, press PLAY/PAUSE buttons will pause photo slide show stop on selected photo When music slide show is playing, press STOP button to stop music slide show and return back to Photo Digest To change photo interval time immediately when photo slide show is being displaying, press S-TIME button one or several times to set suitable interval time in real time To change photo transition mode immediately when music slide show is being displaying, press S-Mode button one or several times to set suitable transition mode in real time Press MUTE button to turn off/on music while music slide show is being played
Press MOVIE button on Remote Control, all movie files are shown in the Movie Digest
Press Direction buttons to move through the Digest page. Use PGUP or PGDN to jump to the previous or next page of Digests Press ENTER button to playback selected movie in full screen size. Press ENTER button again will return back to Movie Digest Press PLAY/PAUSE button to start movie show. When movie show is being playback, press PLAY/ PAUSE button again to pause or resume playing; press STOP button can return back to Movie Digest Press MUTE button to mute the audio Press VOL+/VOL- buttons to adjust volume of audio
DivX Player Movie Playback with Subtitle
Play LTV Player movie with desired subtitle language, press FILE button on Remote Control first.
Press Enter or SUB-T button when Hero-English subtitle is selected. Then, when DIVX PLAYER SUBTITLE Selected is shown on the top of screen, it means Hero-English subtitle is already selected and done
Press FILE button on Remote Control, all files are shown in the File Library
Simply press Direction buttons to move through directories in the file library. Press ENTER button to playback selected file. Press STOP button will return back to File Library Press RIGHTbutton do copy 、 rename 、 delete files(only on FAT system)
WHEN YOU SELECT NAS MODE
Overview The LTV providing a central storage for the data and let you share the data from the network. It will make you more convenient by the network-attached storage when you at home or on businesses trip,
Minimum System Requirements
Apple Safari; Linux Mozilla; Internet Explorer 5.x; Netscape 6.2.x & up Windows XP/2000/Me/98se, Mac OS 10.3.x or above, Linux 3.5” IDE UMDA Hard drive formatted to FAT32 format Connecting the LanDrive to your Computer The LanDrive is a multifunctional hard drive enclosure. It can use as a network storage device, and also as a stand alone external hard drive via the USB interface.
Max OS X
Mac OS 10.1.2 or above is not required for the driver installation. Just connect the LanDrive with the provided USB cable, and then access to the data by click the “Untitled” HDD
icon which located on your Desktop. Windows XP & Windows ME Windows XP and Windows Me are not required for the driver installation. Just connect the LanDrive with the provided USB cable and then access to the data via “My Computer”. Windows 98 (Download Drivers) Please visit the following URL to download the driver: Please ensure that you install the device driver before connecting the USB port. Reboot your computer after finished the driver installation, and then connect the LanDrive to your computer and access to the data via “My Computer”.
You can also access to the data in the LanDrive by connect it to your computer with the Ethernet cable. The LanDrive will have a default IP of 169.254.0.1 when connected directly.
Connecting to your Network Connect the power adapter to the back panel of the LanDrive and plug the other end to a wall outlet or power strip. Connect the network cable to the LAN port on the back of the LanDrive, and the other end connect to the port on your HUB, switch or router.
The Ethernet port on the LanDrive is Auto-MDI/MDIX, which means you can connect it by either crossover or direct network cable.
Configuring the LanDrive
The LanDrive features a web-based control interface to manage your settings. If your operating system is not Windows, please refer to next section labeled “Other Operating Systems”. Open your web browser and input http://Storage or http://Storage-XXXX in the URL address field.
You can also input the IP address of the LanDrive.
Input the default login information: Username: admin Password: admin For security purposes, your login information can be changed via the web control interface.
When two new LanDrives connect to your network simultaneously, please distinguish them by input “http:// Storage-XXXX” with their unique MAC address. For the address please refer to the sticker on the rear panel and replace XXXX with the last four digits of the MAC address.
For example if your LanDrive’s MAC Address is 00-14-3F-AA-01-68, then you need to input “http://Storage-0168” in the URL address field.
Configuring the LanDrive (Other Operating Systems) When you plan to perform administrative tasks from a different operating system, please input IP address of the LanDrive in the URL address field. If you do not know the IP address of the LanDrive, please connect the LanDrive to the computer directly, then input the default IP address 169.254.0.1 in the browser URL address field to access the web control panel. After you login, you will see the following screen:
An overview description of the functions on the left menu bar: Status Show the data related to your LanDrive such as networking status and hard drive information. You can edit, administer and set the language here. IP Config Allow you to configure the IP address of the LanDrive manually Maintenance Perform firmware upgrade, reboot or reset the LanDrive SMB Server Configure the Samba feature of LanDrive for the home/office network file sharing capabilities. You can also create/delete/modify folders and their share permissions. FTP Server Configure the FTP features of the LanDrive. You may create/delete/modify users and their permissions. Disk Utility Perform hard drive maintenance routines such as Scandisk and Format. Status – System Information The welcome screen displays the IP address, firmware version and the hard drive information such as the hard drive type and available storage space.
The administrator can change the login information on the web control panel. You can change the default hostname of your LanDrive here also. But remember that after you change the hostname, you will use it to access your LanDrive in the future. For example, if you changed your hostname to “FileServer”, please input “http://FileServer” to access the Web Control Panel after you submitted your changes. At present, this LanDrive only support English language.
When you reset the LanDrive, either by the hardware switch or through the web control panel, all the settings will return to the default setting including the hostname. The default hostname will remain as Storage-XXXX (where XXXX is the last four digits of the MAC address).
The administrator can use this option to define the IP address of the LanDrive manually. If the hub/router/switch has a DHCP server in your network, then the LanDrive will assign an IP address automatically.
The LanDrive can act as a DHCP server also when there have no DHCP server in your network. The default IP of the LanDrive in DHCP server mode is “169.254.0.1” and any device that linked to the network will assigned an IP of “169.254.0.x” automatically.
The administrator can perform maintenance tasks on the LanDrive here. Update the firmware with your LanDrive from the website:
After update the firmware or reset to the default system, please make sure that you reoot the LanDrive and refresh your browser.
Samba enables the main function of the LanDrive is network file sharing. This option allows the administrator to determine which folders/directories to be shared. You can create, rename and delete folders/directories in your LanDrive. All the folders/directories in the root directory (in your hard drive before installed in the LanDrive) will also show in the “Folder List”. The swap buttons in the middle are used to determine the folder/directory whether to be shared. Password protection for each shared folder can also be implemented.
When create folders/directories on the web control panel, please named it in English only.
Abbreviated from File Transfer Protocol, FTP enables file exchange between computers on the Internet. The LanDrive can work as a stand-alone FTP server when it assigned a static IP.
Anonymous FTP is disabled by default. The administrator have the authority to determine whether the users can read or write the files and the “Root Directory” will be the folder/directory, the anonymous user can access to the files after login. The Account List displays the quantity of the current FTP users, and the administrator can add new users, modify permissions, temporary disable users and delete users.
If you installed a new unformatted hard drive in the LanDrive, please format it to the FAT32 format. The LanDrive supports power management, so you can determine the time for the LanDrive to stay in sleep mode.
The Scan Disk function can be used to detect potential problems with the hard drive. Click the refresh button to display the scandisk result. Access Files from the LanDrive – Windows In Windows, searching the LanDrive in the “Network Neighborhood” (as a computer named “Storage”) could access the data. Or you can access to the data in the LanDrive as the following instructions: The following screenshots are taken from a PC running Windows XP SP2 and may vary from your screen slightly.
Click the Windows Start button, select “Run” from the menu and a dialogue box will appear. Type “\\storage” in the field and click “OK”.
If you have changed the LanDrive hostname, then you should replace the word “storage” to it. For example, if you changed your hostname to “FileServer”, please type “\\FileServer” instead.
The Windows Explorer will appear and you can see all the folders, which have selected to share under “SMB Server” in the control panel. Click the corresponding folder will reveal the files in that folder.
Access Files from the LanDrive – Mac OS
If your computer is Apple Macintosh which running Mac OS, then please follow the instructions as below to access the share data in SMB. The following screenshots are taken from a iMac running OS 10.3.x and may vary from yours slightly. Under Finder, select Go >> Connect to Server or use the hotkey<Command +K> The dialogue box “Connect to Server” will appear. Type “smb: //storage” and click the connection button.
If you have changed the LanDrive hostname, please replace the word “storage” to it. For example, if you changed your hostname to “FileServer”, please type “smb://FileServer” instead.
The next dialogue screen will prompt you that the folder you will access. Select it and click the OK button. You might be prompted to input a password, if you have input it previously and assigned in the control panel, then you can leave it blank. After a successful mount, a network folder icon
will be created based on the folder you have selected.
Frequently Questions Asked 1. The LanDrive displays error messages / crashes during the file transmission? Please ensure you update patches for your operating system frequently. The latest firmware for the LanDrive is also available to download from our website
Does the LanDrive support power management? Yes, when there isn’t any hard drive activity within fifteen minutes, the LanDrive will
power down to reduce power consumption. The sleep time can be configured via the web
How does the LanDrive achieve its data sharing capabilities? Utilizing the SMB (Server Message Block) protocol, the LanDrive allows any computer
users who support TCP/IP, NetBuei or IPX/SPX to share the files. The built-in FTP server also allows any users with Internet connectivity to access the LanDrive. 4. What is the size limitation for the LanDrive? The LanDrive support LBA (48-bit Logical Block Addressing), which includes all hard drives from 32 gigabytes to 2 terabytes in theory. 5. Why the LanDrive only support FAT32 format? As a cross platform file server, FAT32 format is compatible with all major operating systems (Windows/Mac OS/Linux). The only drawback of FAT32 format is that the size limitation of single file is 4 gigabytes. 6. How does the LanDrive DHCP service work? The LanDrive will work as a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server when it does not detect other DHCP servers in its network. DHCP is an Internet protocol for automating the configuration of computers that use TCP/IP to assigning IP addresses automatically. 7. What are the naming limitations of the files located in the LanDrive? The maximum length of a folder/directory/file name is 12 characters. Invalid characters such as “* \ : " < > . ? /” can not be used. 8. What kind of hard drive is compatible with the LanDrive? The LanDrive supports 3.5” Ultra DMA/ATA hard drives which are mostly manufactured after 1998. Below is a list of manufacturer websites that you can get more information about the hard drive you own. Western Digital IBM/Hitachi Samsung Seagate http://www.westerndigital.com http://www.hitachigst.com http://www.samsung.com http://www.seagate.com