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“The MP3-Capable Music Maker™ multimedia player is extremely useful for listening exercises on tape and CD and its MP3 compatibility will be useful too for the adults in the English classes.”
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Q: How does the ‘repeat function for continuous play’ feature work on the 1886 boombox?
A: The Spirit™ SD multimedia player has a button labeled PROG/REPEAT which will allow you to play a CD continuously by pressing this button twice. The first time it will display REP to repeat just the current selected song and the second time this key is pressed it will display ALL to indicate that it will play that CD continuously. Learn more about this feature and others.
Q: Does the Spirit™SD feature a built-in aerial?
A: Yes. The 1886 features a built-in aerial for AM, SW1, and SW2. It provides the users the option of not using the telescopic antenna when listening to AM, SW1, and SW2 radios.
Q: Can I play the 3” (8cm) CDs on the Spirit™SD (1886) without an adapter?
A: Yes. The 1886 can play 3” (8cm) CDs, no adapter is required.
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Q: Can I connect my MP3 player to the Spirit™SD (1886) to play audio files for the whole class?
Q: Which models of the Califone Media Player product line are MP3 capable?
Q: Does Califone have any boomboxes with detachable speakers?
A: There are no boomboxes with detachable speakers. All of the Califone multimedia players have speakers that are attached for ease in portability.
Q: Can any tape length be used when using the cassette?
A: Califone recommends using tapes no longer than 60 minutes. Longer tapes are thinner and more prone to breakage.
Q: Would the recorded volume vary if I adjust the played volume when recording from the AM/FM radio to the cassette via the Spirit™SD (1886)?
A: The 1886 features Automatic Level Control (ALC) which automatically adjusts the best recording quality and enables users to change the played volume without affecting the recording volume.
Q: Is the AC adapter included with the Spirit™SD permanently attached?
A: Yes. The Spirit SD comes with a permanently attached AC adapter which prevents the AC adapter from being misplaced.
Q: Do you have any boomboxes that will play MP3 CD’s?
Q: We purchased a Spirit SD boombox and are interested in purchasing some type of carrying bag or case for it. Can you recommend one of your products that would fit this equipment?
Q: What is the difference between the two Spirit boomboxes?
A: The main difference between the Spirit™ multimedia player, previously upgraded with a built-in microphone, and the Spirit SD (also with built-in mic) is that the SD model comes equipped with an SD card slot and USB port. Click here to learn about using the Spirit to improve teamwork in the classroom.
Q: What is the purpose of the ENCODE button on my 1886 boombox?
A: The Spirit™ SD multimedia player has an “ENCODE” button to copy songs onto your choice of storage media (USB/SD card) for CD playback. Simply select and play the song, hold down the ‘encode’ button for 3 seconds until the display shows “ENC” to copy the song. Learn about other features this player offers and read about different digital audio formats.
Q: I have a Spirit™ SD boombox and tried to encode a song onto an SD card and it didn’t work. What can I do?
Q: I want to encode onto a USB flash drive using my 1886 boombox and am having trouble. Any suggestions?
A: To use your Spirit™ SD multimedia player to encode songs onto a USB flash drive, first make sure the memory on the USB drive has not reached capacity. Make sure it is powered on and the player is not in the “HOLD” mode. Learn about other features this player offers and read about different digital audio formats.
Q: How can I view what audio files are on my USB drive using the Spirit SD?
Q: Why is there a ribbon inside the battery compartment of my player?
Q: Can I program tracks with my Spirit™ SD boombox?
Q: What’s the wattage of the newly introduced Spirit™SD multimedia player?
Q: What’s the voltage of the Spirit™ SD AC power adapter?
A: The Spirit™SD comes with a universal AC power adapter which provides compatible voltage range of 100V to 240V.
Q: What size SD card can I use with my Spirit SD boombox?
Q: Can I transfer files between the SD card and the USB drive of the Spirit™SD?
Q: What type of headphone jack does the Spirit™SD feature?
Q: Does the Spirit™SD come with a built-in microphone?
A: Yes. The Spirit™SD comes with a built-in microphone which enables users to record data onto a cassette.
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