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e AVR600 and AV888 are tted
with a network audio client which
is capable of playing internet
radio stations as well as stored
music on a network storage
device such as a PC, or from a
USB ash drive. e network
audio client is an optional
extra for the AVR500, please
contact your dealer for upgrade
For information on installing the AVR500, AVR600 or
AV888 on your network, see page 22.
e unit supports the following le formats:
WMA (Windows Media Audio)
FLAC (Free Lossless Audio CODEC)
MPEG-4 AAC (iTunes) with DRM10 support
You can store tracks or radio stations in your ‘favourites’
folder for easy access later. Once playing, pressing
the FAV+ key adds the track to the ‘favourites’ folder.
Pressing FAV removes the track from the ‘favourites’
folder (this key only has an eect if the track is in the
Selecting the playback source
Selecting the network client will allow playback of
internet radio stations and stored music on a networked
storage device or USB memory device.
To select the network source the CR102 remote must
rst be in
AMP device mode (press
). en press
on the remote to select the Network source. You
can also cycle to it using the INPUT / INPUT+ keys on the
e ‘home’ page will display all available storage devices,
as well as your ‘favourites’ folder. Navigate through these
devices using the
keys. Folders that
may contain playable les have a symbol, playable
les have a symbol. Once you reach the track you wish
to play, press OK.
Once playing, pressing
OK again or
will pause the
key skips forward one track. If the last
track is reached the key is ignored.
key skips back one track. If the rst track
is reached, the key is ignored.
Pressing and holding the
key for two seconds
key exits any navigation pages and shows the
“Now Playing” screen.
key on the remote plays the tracks in
the current folder in a random order.
key on the remote repeats the current
track, pressing it again repeats all the les in the current
folder, pressing it again cancels the repeat function.
For playback from a network device, the network
device needs to running a universal plug and
play (uPnP) service, such as Windows Media
Player 11. is can be downloaded free of charge
from www.microsoft.com or installed via the
Windows update installer. Windows Vista™ has this
functionality built in.
Other free and paid-for uPnP services are available
for other computer operating systems. Some
network attached storage (NAS) systems include a
built-in version of a uPnP service.
Insert a USB device into the socket on the rear panel and
select select the network client input. e USB device
appears in the list of folders that can be navigated.
Navigate to the music le and press the OK key.
Internet radio stations
Although you can manually enter the URL of an internet
radio station, the unit uses the vTuner service to allow
easy browsing of internet radio stations and podcasts. To
set up this service for your AVR500, AVR600 or AV888,
please visit www.arcamradio.co.uk
ere, you will be asked to enter the Media Access
Controller (MAC) address which is the unique ID of
your AVR500/AVR600/AV888. is MAC address can
be found in the network section of the setup menu.
Once you have entered the MAC address, you can then
browse stations and podcasts and set up groups of
favourite stations. When you next connect your unit to
the internet, these groups will appear in the selection
INFO key will cycle what is shown on the
lower right portion of the front panel display between:
Elapsed Time (default)
Album (if available)
Artist (if available)
File information (bitrate, type).
It is possible to connect an iPod to
your AVR500, AVR600 or AV888
using either the Arcam rLead or
rDock accessories (please contact
Connect the 9-way plug into the
socket marked ‘rLead/rDock’ and
the audio leads to the AV input. If
your iPod has video output and you
are using the rDock, connect the
composite and S-Video leads to the
AV video inputs.
To select the iPod input, press the
key on the remote
AMP Device Mode, or cycle to it using the
INPUT / INPUT + keys on the front panel.
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