Overview: The Denon Control Dock for iPod ASD-3N network
client device allows your iPod to be connected to your home network system via
Ethernet connection. MP3 and non-protected AAC Audio files from your iPod can
then be streamed for listening over your home network. Additionally, viewing
video pictures and still image photos with video compatible iPods is also
possible. The ASD-3N is DLNA certified and is PlaysForSure compliant for ease of
setup and use. The unit's standard D-dock port is also supplied for
current model receiver integration and is compatible with previous receiver
models that have the Denon D-dock port for command and control. Your iPod will
also stay charged while docked in the ASD-3N keeping it ready to go. A remote is
also supplied with the ASD-3N for use easy operation.
Denon Compatibility: The ASD-3N is compatible with Denon receivers
and Denon mini-component systems
featuring the dock control jack.
Additional Component Compatibility: The ASD-3N can also be
used with components not having the dock control jack but do have audio/video
inputs. You are still able to control the iPod from the ASD-3N's remote control
or the iPod, itself.
iPod Compatibility: The ASD-3N is compatible with select
iPods having a dock connector. Adapters are included for the 20/30 GB and 40/60 GB iPod Photos; and the iPod mini. The adaptors for the 5th generation iPods and
newer are included with those units. This add-on dock (w/ firmware upgrade) is
"Made for iPod/iPhone compatible" and supports the following iPod/iPhone model
functions when used with a compatible Denon AV receiver (as of Dec. 2009):
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Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may
change functionality results. If you download a newer software
version, you may need to reset the device and your iPod/iPhone to
regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to revert
to the older software version or wait until an newer software update
iPod Photo and Video Playback: The ASD-3N supports iPod
photo and video playback using the included S-video cable.
Network Audio Playback: The ASD-3N can be used to play Internet radio
stations or music or still picture (JPEG) files stored on your computer through
your connected Denon receiver.
- Network Music/Photo File Playback: The ASD-3N can access Windows
Media Player (version 11 or later) and iTunes (non-DRM files only) to get
music, photos and playlists from your PC and play them through your
connected Denon receiver and television. The ASD-3N supports MP3, WMA,
MPEG-4 AAC, WAV (LPCM) and FLAC music audio file formats and JPEG still
- Internet Radio: The ASD-3N allows you to access a list of over 7,000
radio stations (MP3/WMA format) via "vTuner" service and enjoy your favorite
music channels when connected to your PC's network and your compatible Denon
receiver. Stations can be selected by genre and region.
GUI (Graphical User Interface): To allow for easier browsing and
playback of your files, the ASD-3N provides an intuitive GUI with album artwork
via S-Video connection to your television. Multi-language for both GUI and Meta
Data are available including English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese.
Remote Control: The ASD-3N comes supplied with an IR wireless
remote control for operating your docked iPod. The remote
control included with your compatible Denon receiver can also be used to control your iPod.
If you prefer the controls on your iPod can be used as well.
Note: When the Dock Control terminal is connected, the ASD-3N
no longer accepts remote control commands. To use the remote control
unit, point it at the remote control sensor on the connected Denon
receiver when operating it.
System Requirements: A broadband line connect to the Internet is
required in order to use the ASD-3N's Internet radio function and firmware
update. When using the ASD-3N, it is recommend you use a router equipped with
the following functions: Built-In DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)
server, Built-in 100BASE-TX switch. A CAT-5 or greater Ethernet cable is
recommended for making the connection. Your computer should me the following
- OS: Windows XP Service Pack2, Windows Vista
- Software: .NET Framework 1.1 and Windows Media Connect (Windows XP,
Windows Media Player ver. 11, DLNA-compatible server software
- Internet Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or later
- Memory: 300 MB or more free disk space
- Connection: LAN port
Connections: The ASD-3N Dock has the following connections:
- iPod dock
connector: proprietary 30-pin Apple iPod dock connector for connecting
- Ethernet: LAN port/Ethernet connector for connecting unit to your
PC's network (Ethernet cable not supplied)
- Control: 3.5mm (1/8") mini
jack for supplied control-A/V cable
- S-Video Out: S-Video
jack to display photos, video, and song info using supplied control-A/V
- Audio Out: Left and right RCA jacks for supplied control-A/V cable
- DC In (6V/1.5A): Round
DC power connector for supplied AC adapter
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