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My Music Player

Audio player with schedule programming for background music

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Sensory branding, background music, advertising, or informative message; a wide spectrum of playback usages is allowed within public spaces with the My Music Player. This amplified audio player is designed to meet the requirements and the flexibility related to the management of soundscapes.

The My Music Player may be used to:

  • Customize a soundscape
  • Play local files and audio streams
  • Accurately schedule a broadcast
  • Manage smartly the audio messages
  • Control the player remotely
  • Easily and automatically update its contents
  • Complete an existing audio system

The My Music Player stems from the expertise of the French company, Waves System: a stakeholder of the market of the interactive audio and video solutions since 2002.

Standalone and remotely manageable, its low consumption, its long-term reliability, its appropriate connectors and its tiny size bestow upon him the assets of a skillful audio player matching a high level of demand.

A timestamped programming software is provided with the My Music Player. It allows to create and manage timetables of playbacks in order to adapt messages, music styles, volume settings in order to suit a daily, weekly, monthly, or annual calendar.

The audio sources of the My Music Player are :

  • Local with a USB (internal or external) flash drive, or with a SD card.
  • Through Ethernet to listen to web radios (streaming)
  • From a local source connected to the auxiliary audio input of the player

The musical content update can be made locally with the update of the storage device or remotely through Ethernet.

A service provider could propose its web radios or customize a stream according to a playback need.

 

Suggestions of uses:

  • Public address system: retails, malls, bars, restaurants, hotels, waiting rooms…
  • Informative or promotional messages according to an accurate programming.
  • Real-time streaming, web radio (of a retailer, a music content provider, or an owned web radio). Sound designer playlists playback, or owned playlists.

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Interfacing and Connectivity

  • Backlit LCD display – 2 × 16 characters
  • Clickable knob (volume / playback / setting menu)
  • 2 buttons (toggle play/stop and next file/web radio)
  • Infrared sensor – Protocol: Sony SIRC, 12 bits, 38 kHz carrier
  • External USB Host 2.0 High Speed (480 Mb/s), standard “mass storage” driver, type-A receptacle
  • Internal USB Host 2.0 High Speed (480 Mb/s), standard “mass storage” driver, type-A receptacle
  • SD card slot
  • Unbalanced line-level stereo audio output on standard RCA connectors (configurable level from -10 dB to +4 dB)
  • Balanced line-level stereo audio output on standard XLR connectors (configurable level from -10 dB to +4 dB)
  • Unbalanced line-level stereo auxiliary audio input on standard RCA connectors
  • 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, RJ45 connector
  • External USB Device 2.0 High Speed (480 Mb/s), standard “mass storage” driver, Mini-B receptacle
  • RS-232 serial link on a 3.81 mm pluggable terminal block (115200 bauds)
  • External DC power supply chassis socket – Plug Ø 2.1 mm / 5.5 mm
  • On / off switch

Audio File Formats Supported

  • MP3 (.mp3): MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer III, mono/stereo, 16 bits, 44.1/48 kHz, from 32 kbit/s to 320 kbit/s, CBR (Constant Bit Rate) or VBR (Variable Bit Rate), with or without ID3v1/2 tags
  • Proprietary obfuscated MP3 (.mp3): to protect MP3 audio content¹
  • WAV (.wav): mono/stereo, 16/24-bit LPCM, 44.1/48 kHz, WAVE_FORMAT_PCM or WAVE_FORMAT_EXTENSIBLE

¹ Contact Waves System for further information about this feature.

Playlist File Formats Supported

  • M3U (.m3u): playlist files that only support with either relative paths, or absolute paths prefixed with Windows-like drive letters

Web Radio Stream Formats Supported

  • MP3 (.mp3): MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer III, mono/stereo, 16 bits, 44.1/48 kHz, from 32 kbit/s to 320 kbit/s, CBR (Constant Bit Rate) or VBR (Variable Bit Rate)
  • M3U (.m3u): URL of a MP3 audio stream

Other File Formats Supported

  • TM3 (.tm3): timestamped programming file (scheduler.tm3) – Scheduler V3 file format
  • INI (.ini): text file for the system configuration (system.ini) – raw text format (only printable 7-bit ASCII characters) with CR/LF, LF or CR end of line characters
  • TXT (.txt): text file for the content update with the use of script (script.txt) – raw text format (only printable 7-bit ASCII characters) with CR/LF, LF or CR end of line characters
  • ZIP (.zip): “script” file and update content compressed in “ZIP” format (script.zip) – without or with password

Storage Devices

  • File systems supported:
    • FAT32 (read/write)
  • Accepted storage device types:
    • SDSC cards
    • SDHC cards
    • USB flash drives

Network

  • Embedded FTP server for remote content update
  • Embedded FTP client, with content update by script or by file synchronization (10 client presets)
  • Embedded Samba server for local remote content update
  • Embedded Web server for control and configuration of the player
  • Embedded TCP/IP server for player control
  • Embedded NTP client to synchronize the clock (4 server presets)
  • Embedded web radio streaming client (10 stream presets)
  • IPv4: static or DHCP address
  • Embedded NetBIOS identification service

Built-in Clock

  • Timekeeping when the player is not powered: up to 2 months

Power Supply

  • Player power supply input:
    • Nominal voltage: 12 V DC
  • Supplied mains adapter input:
    • Voltage: from 100 V to 240 V
    • Frequency: from 50 Hz to 60 Hz

Current Consumption (12 V supplied)

  • Typical consumption in playback with a USB flash drive, without amplifier: 350 mA
  • Recommended power supply for full use of the device – output current: 3.45 A

Thermal Information

  • Operating ambient temperature: from 0 to +60 °C
  • Storage temperature: from -20 to +60 °C

Dimensions

  • Width: 140 mm – 1/3 of a 19-inch rack
  • Height: 43 mm – 1U
  • Depth (with the pluggable terminal blocks): 208 mm

Weight

  • 446 g (with the pluggable terminal blocks)