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Genius MP3-DJ520 Manual

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1. Introduction



      2. Basic operation


      3. Operation




3.1 Music mode………………………………………….......3 


3.2 Record mode……………………………………..………8 

         3.3 Voice mode………………....…………………………….9 

         3.4 FM mode………………………………………………….10 

         3.5 System setting…………………………………………..10 

         3.6 Exit…………………………………………………………12 











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1. Introduction  

1.1. Buttons 











1.2. Button, switch and port 

There are seven buttons on this MP3 player: 



ON/OFF: Power on /Power off 



PLAY/PAUSE/STOP: Power on (long press); play; pause; confirm; stop; power off (long press). 



PREV: Last song (short press) or fast backward (long press). 



NEXT: Next song (short press) or fast forward (long press). 



MENU: Menu 



VOL+: Volume 



VOL-: Volume 




there are three ways to press the buttons “short press”, “long press” and “press and hold”.




Short press: press the button less than 2 seconds. 



Long press: press the button longer than 2 seconds and less than 5 seconds. 



Hold: press the button and hold it. 

1.3. PORT 



USB: standard Mini B USB port. 



Earphone Jack: standard earphone jack (both jacks can plug the earphone) 

1.4. Record:




Microphone: record through here. 

2. Basic operation


2.1. Power on/off 

Push the Power key to the left, then press PLAY key more than two seconds to turn on the player.


2.2. Function Choice 

Under the main menu, short press the “NEXT” key or “PREV” key to choose each mode or setting, then 
short press “MENU” key to get into the relative mode. The display will show the contents accordingly.   




USB connector 


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Music  Record  Voice  FM  Setting  Exit.  




3. Operation


3.1. MUSIC mode 

Under MUSIC mode, the system can play MP3 and WMA files, and support lyric display. (ID3 flag) 

3.1.1. Display 

Say you say me

Bit rate/File Mode

Play mode

Battery Icon

EQ Mode

Circle Mode

Play times

Volume Icon


Song number



If the song playing has a lyric file, the system will display the lyrics automatically.


3.1.2. MUSIC play mode Basic function


Under MUSIC mode standby condition, short press the “PLAY” key to play the music as follows: 

Say you say me


Under MUSIC mode: 

Short press

 the “PLAY” key to pause playing.   

Long press

 the “PLAY” key to stop playing. If you press and hold the key, it will enter into power saving 


Press and hold

 the “NEXT” key or “PREV” key, it will fast forward or fast reverse in the same song. 

Short press

 the “NEXT” key or “PREV” key, it will turn to the previous or next song. 

Short press

 the “VOL” key, it will enter into volume adjustment mode. 

Long press

 the “VOL” key, it will adjust the volume by stage. 

Short press

 the “MENU” key, it will enter into MUSIC setting. 



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Long press

 “MENU” key, it will enter into main menu. Volume adjustment:


To enter volume adjustment mode, short press the “NEXT” key or “PREV” key to adjust the playing 
volume, the volume display will change accordingly. It can be short press (step by step), or long 
press (continuously) 




3.1.2. 3.  MUSIC setting 

Under MUSIC mode, short press the “MENU” key to enter into the MUSIC setting, the display as 










Repeat setting: 

To choose repeat mode setting; short press the “NEXT” key or “PREV” key to select the repeat mode: 
Normal, Repeat One, Folder, Repeat Folder, Repeat All, Random and Intro. 


Repeat one


Repeat Folder

Repeat All




After finishing playing the music under the current menu, it will play the music under the next 

menu continuously until it finishes playing all files. 

Repeat One:

 Play one song repeatedly.   


 Play all music inside the folder. 

Repeat Folder: 

Play all music inside the folder repeatedly. 

Repeat All:

 Play all music repeatedly.   


 Play all music under the current folder randomly.   


 Play the first 10 sec. of all music under the current file sequentially. 



Equalizer setting: 





Replay times

Replay gap



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To choose sound effect setting mode

short press the “NEXT” or “PREV” key to enter into repeat setting 

and select EQ mode: Nor (Normal)/Rock/POP/Jazz/Classic/Soft/DBB. Press “Play” to confirm the 



Tempo rate setting: 

To choose play speed setting:


press the 

NEXT” or “PREV” key to select play speed. It is from +8 to -8, 

+8 is the fast speed, -8 is the slowest speed, 0 is the normal speed

. (


Only MP3 format file has this 





Replay setting: 

Under A-B repeat, short press the “NEXT” key to setup “A” (Press “Next”, 


 will flash, then press again, 


 will flash. Press again, A-B setup are complete) and “B” segment. 

After setup, press “NEXT” key 

and it will replay the section. 



Replay times setting:   

Repeat frequency decides the A-B repeat times to exit the repeat function. You can choose from 1 to 



Replay gap setting: 

Repeat interval decides the pause time between this time and next time. (Unit: Second). This rate is 
from 1 to 10 seconds. 




Return to the current play condition. 

3.1.3. MUSIC pause mode 

MUSIC pause mode, as follows; 




Say you say me




Short press the “PLAY” key, then continue to play. 
Long press the “PLAY” key, stop playing. If you press and hold the key, it will enter into power saving 
Long press “MENU” key to exit to the main menu.   

3.1.4. MUSIC stop mode 

Under stop mode, if the standby time is over 30 seconds (it depends on the pre-set time), the player will 
turn off automatically, or long press “PLAY” key to power off and save power as follows: 

Say you say me




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__________________________________________________________________________________________ Basic function 

Short press the “PLAY” key and start to play songs.   
Hold the “PLAY” key to enter into power saving mode. 
Short press the “NEXT/PREV” key to enter into last/next file.   
Short press the “VOL” key to enter into volume adjustment mode.   
Long press the ” NEXT/PREV” key for fast forward or fast reverse. 
Long press “MENU” key to exit to the main menu. Delete MUSIC:


Under MUSIC pause mode, short press the “Menu” key to enter into delete sub-menu as shown: 

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Choose “DELETE FILE” and press the “MENU” key:   
Press the “PREV/NEXT” key to select “YES”, then short press the “MENU” key to confirm delete. 

The operation of 

delete all

 is the same as 

delete one

.    After the system deletes the song, it will return 

back to MUSIC standby mode. Choose “MAIN MENU”, select the file catalog you need, select “EXIT”, 
and return back to MUSIC standby mode.   



Lyric display 

If the song has a lyric file, it will display the lyrics automatically when playing the song. After entering 
into the lyric play interface, the system will play the current song continuously. It will also display the 
matched lyric according to the song play progress. When finished playing, it will go to the next song 
play function according to the setting. If the next song has a lyric file, it will stay in the lyric display 
interface; otherwise, it will return back to normal display interface.  description    

English lyric: When one word has to split into another line; it has to use “-“ to connect last and next lines. 
But, if the word has two letters, it will display on the next line directly.   

Chinese lyric: LRC 
Note: If there is half Chinese character, it will go to the next line directly. Lyric display function 

The MP3 player supports "*. LRC" lyric file, it will execute the lyric display simultaneously. Just make 
sure the lyric file and the song file have the same file name. 
Song file name is: sky.mp3      Lyric file name is: sky.lrc 


3.1.6. Directory function   


Only supports root directory and first level sub-directory. 


For single disk, MP3 supports the directory maximum amount is 10 units (only for the MP3 file 
directory), and the mark is 0, 1…9, 0 is the root directory

1 is the first level sub-directory, 9 is the 

ninth sub-directory.   


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The sequence of the directory is the sequence in the sub-directory.   


Each directory supports the maximum amount of MP3 files of 99 units. The files’ sequence is based 
on the sequence in the directory.   


It does not make a difference where you enter “MUSIC” from (any interface), it is always the stop 
interface. The current song must be returned back to the last song when you exit “MUSIC”; the 
current catalog must be returned back to the last catalog when you exit.   
When the returned song does not exist 

(the catalog also does not exist), it will transfer to the first 

file of the current catalog; if the returned catalog does not exist, if will transfer to the first file of the 
next catalog 


3.1.7. Trouble shooting   


It will pause playing if an reading error appears during playing. 


The system will show a notice when invalid songs are played. 


Un-format flash: 

The system will show “unformat” after turning on the player if the flash had not been formatted, or the 
flash data has been damaged due to wrong operation.    At this moment, the user can turn off the player, 
then, use the low-end format function in the player to do the format or connect to the PC to do the 
complete format. 

Note: the “MENU” key does not work under this condition.



No music file: 

If there is no music file in this player, it will show no file. 


3.2. Record Mode (REC)   
3.2.1. Interface description   

Under the main menu, choose “record selection” function, then, enter into the “REC” mode selection; 
the display appears as shown: 






Under REC standby condition, short press the “MENU” key to enter into record selection sub-menu.   

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Main menu 

“ choose the file directory you want to enter into.   

 Record selection

 ” choose the record format you want.   


“ return back to REC standby condition. 

There are four types of record modes, “High quality record”, “Long time record”, “High quality sound 
control”, and “Long time sound control”.   

High quality record:

 The record time is shortest, but the record quality is better.   

Long time record:

 record with longer time, but the record quality is lower.   


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High quality sound control:

 WAV format (Sound control record, it will pause recording if there is no 


Long time sound control:

 ACT format.   




3.2.2. Mode of REC:   

Under record standby condition, short press the “PLAY” key, the record will start, the display appears as 







Short press the “PLAY” key: pause recording. 
Long press the “PLAY” key: stop recording and save. If you press and hold the key, you enter into 
power off and power saving mode.   
Long press the “MENU” key: save the current record file and return back to the main menu.


3.2.3. Abnormal display of REC mode



Record file is full 

When recording file reaches 99 units or the flash space is full, it will show this notice. At this moment, 
you must delete some MP3 songs or other recording files for more space to continue recording.   


Total files are full 


This player can save maximum 512 files (ideal amount), and the maximum amount is relative with 
the file name. (Usually, it will be less than 512)    The system will judge if it reaches the maximum 
amount automatically; if so, the recording will be stopped. You must delete some MP3 songs or 
other recording files for more space to continue recording. 


Disk space is full     


When the disk has no more space to save the record files, the system will show “disk full”. You 

must delete some MP3 songs or other recording files for more space to continue recording. 


Disk error 

If the disk has an error area, the system will find the area and save the current record file, then 
show “Disk error”.    You need to do low-end format to avoid this error. (Note: It is possible to have 
disk error if you use the low end format to format the player.)  We do not recommend you use 
low-end format when formatting the MP3 player. 


3.3. VOICE mode 

3.3.1. Interface description   

Choose “record play” under the main menu for this display to appear: 


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3.3.2. Record play mode 


Under stop mode, if the standby time is over the pre-set power off time, the player will enter into power 
off and power saving mode.   
Short press the “NEXT” or “PREV” key to select the play file forward or reverse. 
Short press the “PLAY” key to start to play the record file.   
Long press the “PLAY” key to enter into power off and saving mode.   
Long press the “NEXT” or “PREV” key to go to the last or next directory.   
Short press the “MENU” key to enter into delete VOICE file mode. 
Long press the “MENU” key to exit to the main menu.   


3.3.3. Delete VOICE file mode 

Please refer to the 3.1.2. 3. MUSIC setting. 

3.3.4. VOICE mode error display 



No record file 

It will show this notice if the player doesn’t have a record file or record file has been deleted. 


No such file 

The record file name has a format, if you change the record file name, the player can’t find the record 
file according to the rule. It will show this notice when the file name can’t match under play mode.   


Illegal file 

When the record file is damaged or the file is not a record file, the player can’t play the file and it will 
show the notice. 


Attention: For the WAV file play, the player can only play WAV format with recording file from 

this player. It cannot play WAV files copied from a PC.   

3.4 FM mode 

Under the main menu, select the FM station and enter into the FM mode. 



  “ sign means stereo sound   

“ 01/21 “means there are 21 radio stations, current station is the first station.


means the 

current radio station. (The pre-set FM station can be up to 30 stations.) 

sign means volume level. 

Press the “MENU” key: enter into FM setting. 



Save station:

 save current station. 


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Auto search: 

search station automatically under valid channels.     



Frequency mode:

 search station frequency manually.   



Station mode:

 choose the pre-set station manually. 



Delete station:

 delete current station. 



Delete all:

 delete all saved stations.   



Usual channel: 

Frequency can be from 87.5Mhz~108.0MHz. 



Japanese channel:

 Frequency can be from 76.0MHz~92.0MHz. 



High quality record:

 record current station contests as record file. 




 exit current mode.   


3.5 System setting


Choose system setting under the main menu.    The display appears as shown: 


Tempo Regis


Moto ripetere




Short press the “MENU” key to enter into each mode.    Long press the “MENU” key to return back to 
the main menu


3.5.1. Record time 

In this mode, you can modify the record time. The system default is 2004-1-1 01:01:00 
Short press the “VOL+” key, the year starts blinking, press the “PREV/NEXT” key to modify the year.   
Other settings are the same as the year setting.   
Short press the “MENU” to exit the menu.


3.5.2 Backlight time


Short press the “MENU” key to enter the menu, then short press the “PREV/NEXT” key to select the 
backlight time. You can choose from 0 to 30 seconds. Short press the “MENU” key to exit the menu.   


3.5.3   Language setting 

Select language under this mode. 
There are 11 languages available. TW/CN/Por/Rus/Eng/Fre/Pol/Ita/Ger/Dut/Spa 

3.5.4  Power off setting 

Select auto power saving mode and sleep mode.   
Refer to Backlight time setting.   

Note: Sleep mode is only valid once when it is been set. It will auto delete the setting when you power 
off the player. If you need this function, please reset again. 

3.5.5  Repeat setting 

Choose manual mode and auto mode.   
"Manual mode": A-B repeat can’t auto split the sentence, only can set the interval point manually.   
"Auto mode" means: A-B repeat can auto split the sentence. (Only can use English without music.)   

3.5.6  Contrast adjustment 

Set the contrast under this mode.   
The contrast can be from 0 to 16. 

3.5.7  Online mode 

Multi driver : You can format the mp3 player to two section. One section can be Encrypted. The other 
one was normal.   


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Normal only : The disk was normal as USB disk. 
Encrypted only :The disk had been encrypted if you choose this function. 

3.5.8  Memory information 

Shows the memory capacity and the percentage of space that has been used. 

3.5.9  Firmware version 

User can check the current firmware version for the player.


3.5.10 DRM Time 

System Timing refers to DRM timing. 
Press MODE to set the DRM time, press Vol+ key till YEAR flashes, press PREV/NEXT to adjust the 
year, then press MENU to confirm. Other adjustments follow the same steps. 
If you want to reset the DRM clock (not for power-off reason), and if the new time is earlier than the 
preset time, the system will give you a notice: 

Adjust clock anti-clockwise Three 

seconds later it 


Some License may be disabled! 

Then it runs into clock confirming interface. If the new time 

is later the preset, the system will show this notice: 

DRM Time License affected playing right! 

seconds later it runs into clock confirming interface.


DRM clock confirmation 
The display shows as:   



Press PREV or NEXT key to select YES or NO. 
Press MENU key to confirm. 

3.5.12   Exit 

Exit to “MUSIC” mode.   

  When finishing a download licensed song and removing the USB cable, the Media database and 

License will begin to be loaded to the MP3 automatically.   









Loading finished and License renewed: 









Set time? 


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Loading failure: 








Battery low: 









You do not need to do anything if the units display as above.   
Note: When finishing the above steps, please set the DRM time in the SYSTEM SETTING of the Main 

Warning: To operate DRM10.0, OS is required: Windows XP + Server Pack 1, Windows Media 
Player 10.3646 (WMP10) or above. 



WMP10 adopts MTP(Media Transfer Protocol) to download licensed music from website. 

And Synchronize the music to the MP3 player.   

3.6   Exit 

Exit to “MUSIC” mode. 

4. Troubleshooting 








No power 



Check if the power switch has been turned on 



Check if it is powered on


No sound from earphones 



Make sure that the volume is not at 0 position. 



Make sure that the earphone is free of connection 



Ensure that the earphone is clean. 



Damaged MP3 songs may generate different levels 
of noise or even disable music play. Make sure that 
the files are complete. 


Abnormal text on the 



Make sure that you select the correct language. 

Poor reception effect for FM 



Adjust the position of the earphones and player. 



Switch off power devices nearby. 



The earphones may serve as an antenna. 


Not allowing normal 
download of music 



Check if the USB connection cable is damaged. 



Is the driver properly installed? 



Check if the memory is full.