Playing back files stored on PC and NAS

Use this procedure to play music files or playlists.

Prepare for playback.
Check the network environment, then turn on this unit’s power. link
If settings are required, make the “Network”link.
Prepare the computer. (Applying media sharing settingslink, “About Music server” link)
Press MUSIC SERVER to switch the input source to “Music Server”.
Use shirosankaku shirosankaku-Reverse to select the server including the file to be played, then press ENTER.
Use shirosankaku shirosankaku-Reverse to select the search item or folder, then press ENTER.
Repeat step 4 until the file is displayed.
Use shirosankaku shirosankaku-Reverse to select the file, then press ENTER.

Playback starts once buffering reaches “100%”.

WMA Lossless files can be played when using a server supporting transcoding, such as Windows Media Player (Ver.11 or later).


When playing back music files with your PC or NAS connected through wireless LAN, audio may be interrupted depending on your wireless LAN environment. In this case, play back music files with your PC or NAS connected through wired LAN.

The order in which the tracks/files are displayed depends on the server specifications. If the tracks/files are not displayed in alphabetical order due to the server specifications, searching by the first letter may not work properly.

Music server operation

Operation buttons



Add to the Favorite list


Call from the Favorite list

shirosankaku shirosankaku-Reverse White-Arrow-Left   White-Arrow-Right

Cursor operation




Character search∗1

Skip-Left   Skip-Right

Skip search (cue)

Rewind   Forward

Manual search (fast-reverse/fast-forward)

Triangle Right / Pause

Playback / Pause

Square Black



Repeat playbacklink


Random playback link∗2

Press SRCH, then press ENTER to select the first letter you want to search mode.

During random playback of files stored on a computer, each time playback of a track is completed, another track is randomly selected for playback from tracks in the folder.

If the list is not in alphabetical order, you may not be able to perform a character search.

Depending on the server being used, some functions may be limited.

Switching the display

During playback, press INFO.

The display switches between the artist name, album name and file type/bit rate of the track being played back.

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