Frequently Asked Question
X12, X30, X40 Common
 
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Do you update firmware?
Yes, we collect bugs or requests for new function from customers, we normally post updated firmware on our website (www.cocktailaudio.com).
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Does the cocktailAudio support audio file data CD?
Yes, it supports. It supports audio file data CD that was burned with CD R/RW or DVD R/RW also. To play audio file data CD, you have to go to Browser after inserting CD into drive.
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Can I use my existing amplifier together with the cocktailAudio?
Yes, you can connect ANALOG OUT of the cocktailAudio and your amplifier with cable.
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Can I search music by Artist?
Yes, you can sort and search music by Artist, Album, Genre or Title.
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Is there any method to get CD information from freeDB without connection to network (internet)?
Yes, install FreeDB data bundled with the cocktailAudio into the hard disk of the cocktailAudio.
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Should FreeDB data be installed into cocktailAudio definitely ?
No, you don't need to install FreeDB data in case that you use cocktailAudio with network (internet) connected.
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Can I use wireless LAN?
Yes, if you want to use wireless LAN, you have to buy USB wireless dongle that our distributor supplies. Plug the USB wireless dongle into the USB host port of the cocktailAudio and setup it through SETUP menu.
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Can I replace the installed hard disk with brand new or other type of disk?
Yes, you can use 3.5inch, 2.5inch SATA hard disk or SSD. You can open the hard disk door of the cocktailAudio and exchange it with ease. After installing brand new one, you have to format it with Linux or NTFS file system before using it.
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Should I load (rip) the whole CD into the cocktailAudio one time?
The cocktailAudio provides two options. You can select 'Ripping All' for ripping all tracks one time, or 'Ripping Tracks' for ripping selected track only.
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Is there any method to import the music in my memory stick into the Music DB of the cocktailAudio?
Yes, plug the memory stick into the USB host port of the cocktailAudio. Go into Browser, then you can see the USB. Press MENU and select 'Import to DB'.
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Can I export the music in the Music DB of the cocktailAudio to hand-held USB device or other HDD?
Yes, go to Music DB and select music. Press MENU and select 'Export Songs'.
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I like to import lots of music from my computer. What is the best way to get them into Music DB of the cocktailAudio?
Connect the cocktailAudio and your computer through network. Go to Browser, then you can see the hard disk of your computer. Select the folder or music of your computer and press MENU. Select 'Copy to DB'.
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Can I edit the TAG info of MP3 file?
Yes, place the cursor on the music you want to edit. Press MENU and select 'TAG Edit'
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Should I load (rip) CD with MP3 format only?
No, you can load(rip) with five(5) kinds of audio format such as WAV, MP3, FLAC, OGG or ALAC.
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In case that I move to different time zone, is there any method to set new time?
Yes, first you have to connect the cocktailAudio into network (internet). Go to Time set of SETUP, then you can select your time zone. Otherwise, you may set time at SETUP manually if you don't use network (internet).
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I cannot see the folder where loaded(ripped) music is. How can I delete the loaded (ripped) music?
The folder (Music DB) is hidden. You cannot see it. To delete the loaded (ripped) music, go into the Music DB icon and place the cursor on the music or album name which you want to delete. Press MENU and select 'Delete'
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How can I backup my Music DB data?
First you need an external USB HDD which has larger capacity than the Music DB data. Go to 'Setup' then 'Music DB' and select 'Backup' and confirm with OK button.
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Can I play the music in my mobile phone via the cocktailAudio?
Yes, you can play music in your iOS devices on the cocktailAudio with 'Shareplay'. And you can control remotely using mobile devices like iPhone, iPad and Android devices if you install free UPnP app.
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Can I convert existing audio files into other audio formats?
Yes, you can convert existing audio files into other formats like MP3, Ogg, FLAC, WAV, M4A or WMA. Go to 'Browser' and select the music which you want to convert. Press 'MENU' and select 'Convert Audio Format'.