Homerton

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Box Contents

A. Majority Homerton Music System
B. Power Adapter (UK or EU Plug)
C. Remote Control

Controls and Functions

Top View

  1. Power/Standby
  2. Menu
  3. Alarm
  4. Sleep
  5. Previous
  6. Next
  7. Navigation/Volume/OK Dial
  8. Favourite
  9. CD eject/load
  10. Stop
  11. Pause/Play
  12. Rewind
  13. Fast-Forward

Front View

  1. Display
  2. CD Port

Back View

  1. DC Power Port
  2. AUX In
  3. Headphone Jack
  4. USB Port
  5. Aerial

Remote Control

  1. Power On/Off
  2. Dimmer
  3. Equaliser
  4. Rewind/Previous
  5. Fast-Forward/Next
  6. Mute
  7. Up
  8. Left/Back
  9. Volume Down
  10. Favourites
  11. Eject
  12. Sleep
  13. Program
  14. Play/Pause
  15. Stop
  16. Home
  17. Left/Forward
  18. OK/Select
  19. Down
  20. Volume Up
  21. Keypad
  22. Add to Favourites

Instructions Guide

Navigation Settings

Standby Button: This should be used to turn your radio on and off. The Standby screen will display the time, date and any settings such as alarms.
To turn off standby, press the Standby button to be taken to the home screen.

Navigation/OK/Volume Dial: Rotate the dial clockwise or anticlockwise to scroll through choices and press down the dial to confirm selections.
This dial will allow you to change the volume when you are on the radio station playing screen.

Menu Button: Use the Menu button to view the main menu screen and browse through audio options such as Local Radio, Internet Radio, DAB Radio, FM Radio, CD player, Media Centre, Information Centre, AUX, Configuration Settings.
Use the Menu button to exit the menu.

FAV Button: Press and hold the button on your chosen station to preset a station. Press button to recall presets.

Basic Operation

Please note all (Ref.) refer to the Controls and Functions in the above diagrams.

Starting Up Your Internet Radio

Plug the adaptor connector into the back of the system labelled ‘DC in’ (Ref.16) and turn the power on from the mains. The radio will begin to power up and display a ‘MAJORITY’ screen.

Ensure the aerial (Ref.20) is extended as far as possible. This will enable you to get the best signal you can before scanning for stations in DAB/FM modes.
Select your chosen language by scrolling with the Navigation dial (Ref.7) and pressing down the dial.

On first startup, you will see the option to set up your Wi-Fi for streaming Internet Radio with the message “Would you like to configure network now?”. If you select YES, your radio will begin to scan for nearby networks to connect to.

If you select NO then you can set Wi-Fi up later in configuration settings.

Wi-Fi Setup

Manual Wi-Fi Set-up

If you select YES, you will be able to select your chosen Wi-Fi network and enter the Wi-Fi password on the next screen. Type letters/numbers by scrolling with the Navigation dial (Ref.7) until the correct digit is displayed and click ‘Next’ (Ref.6) to go to the next digit. Once finished, press down the Navigation dial (Ref.7) to confirm.

Wireless Network (WPS PBC)

When prompted with the message “Would you like to configure network now?”, Select “YES (WPS)”. Your radio will begin to search for Wi-Fi connections. When selected you will have 120 seconds to click the WPS button on your Wi-Fi modem. This will connect your Wi-Fi to your radio without needing to type in the passcode.

Wi-Fi Connection Complete!

Once your Wi-Fi is connected, you will be taken to the main menu screen and the Wi-Fi signal will appear in white at the top left. Your internet radio is now set up!

Internet Radio

Go to the main menu screen by selecting ‘Menu’ (Ref.2) and select ‘Internet Radio’ on the display screen by turning the Navigation dial (Ref.7) and pressing down the dial.

My Favourite: Your favourite stations will be saved here for easy listening.

Radio Station/Music: Select this option to browse internet radio stations in the categories of: Global Top 20, Genre, Country/Location, Highlight.

Local Radio: The radio is automatically set up to detect your country’s top DAB stations + Top 10 stations, as well as All Stations, plus a variety of genre categories in alphabetical order. Select the category that you wish to listen to with the Navigation Dial (Ref.7) and continue browsing until you find your desired station.

Sleep Radio: Choose from multiple relaxation sounds.

History: Browse through recently listened to stations

Service: Search for an internet radio station or add a new station. To search for a new station, select ‘Search Radio Station’ to go to the search tool. Turn the Navigation dial (Ref.7) to highlight the chosen character and click ‘Next’ (Ref.6) to move to the next character. To go back to the previous character, press ‘Previous’ (Ref.5) to highlight it. Press down the Navigation dial (Ref.7) when you have finished to begin searching.

Playlists & Adding Internet Radio Stations

My Playlist

You can create a playlist of music or media from UPnP. When you are playing the media, press and hold the Navigation dial on the unit or the ‘OK’ button on the remote control (Ref.38) to save it to ‘My Playlist’.
Access ‘My Playlist’ from the Media Centre.

Clear My Playlist

If you have created a playlist via UPnP connection, you can select this option to clear the playlist. Select the option ‘Clear my Playlist’ with the Navigation dial.
The radio will then display “Confirm delete?”. Select YES to delete your playlist with the Select dial.

My Media U

In configuration settings there is the option to connect a MediaU account via the website www.mediayou.net

Ensure that the radio is connected to Wi-Fi, and then obtain the wireless MAC address of the radio via Information Centre > System Information > Wireless Information. Enter this address on the MediaU website to allow the radio to sync your account.

When this is successfully configured you are then able to save and view your own MediaU station playlists.

Presets for DAB, FM & Internet Radio Stations

Pre-Setting Your Favourite Stations

Once a station has been selected, you can save it as a preset. Press and hold the ‘FAV’ button on the radio (Ref.8) or press the ‘FAV+’ button on the remote (Ref.42) to go to the ‘Add to my Favourites’ screen.

Turn the Navigation dial (Ref.7) or use the navigation buttons on the remote to go to the preset number and select your preset number by pressing down the dial.

Please note: If a station has already been preset, the radio will not allow you to preset twice.

Recalling Your Favourite Stations

To view your preset favourite stations, press the ‘FAV’ button on the unit (Ref.8) or on the remote (Ref.30) to access your favourites. Scroll through them with the Navigation dial and select your station (Ref.7).

In DAB and internet radio modes, you can also simply type in the preset number with the numbers on the remote control for quick selection (Ref.41).

Maximum Internet Radio presets note: please note that you can set up to a maximum of 250 presets on Internet Radio mode.
Maximum DAB/FM presets note: please note that you can set up to a maximum of 99 presets between DAB and FM mode (a total of 99 presets split between both modes).

DAB/DAB+ Radio

Select ‘DAB/DAB+’ on the main display screen by browsing with the Navigation dial (Ref.7) and selecting the mode by pressing down the dial.

On first use of DAB on the Homerton, it will begin scanning for DAB stations and show ‘Scanning’ on the display screen. The number of stations found will be displayed as the scan continues.

Once all of the available stations have been found, the screen will display all stations. Scroll through them by using the Navigation dial (Ref.7) and highlight the chosen station. Select the station you wish to listen to by pressing down the dial.

When you have selected a station, the screen will display the station and begin to play. To choose the previous or next station, go back to the list and use the Navigation dial to scroll accordingly.

When on your chosen station, select the ‘Next’ button (Ref.6) to show information on the station. The screen will automatically scroll through the information and display genre, MHz, song playing, KHz and Kbps.

To rescan your stations, go on the main list page for the DAB stations and select the ‘Previous’ button to start a scan (Ref.5). This would be advisable if you are having signal issues.

FM Radio

Select ‘FM mode’ on the main display screen with the Navigation dial (Ref.7). Once selected, the FM mode will start on 87.50MHz.

Press down the Navigation dial (Ref.7) and the screen will display “Auto Scan?”. Select YES to begin an autoscan and receive the stations with the best signal.

To allow your radio to scan and receive FM stations with the next strongest signal, press and hold the ‘Next’ button (Ref.6). To scan down the bandwidth, press and hold the ‘Previous’ button (Ref.5). To manually scroll through FM stations, simply press the ‘Previous’ and ‘Next’ buttons (Ref.5/Ref.6).

Media Centre

Select ‘Media Centre’ on the main display screen with the Navigation dial (Ref.7) or by using the remote.

USB

Select USB mode and plug in a USB stick (Ref.19). Highlight the desired folder/song with the Navigation dial (Ref.7) and select your chosen file.

UPnP

Universal Plug and Play allows you to connect to other devices to play your music such as personal computers (Windows media player), mobile (GooglePlay) and other devices.

Once you have selected UPnP, select the radio from your device to connect. From your phone you may need to select the radio.
Both your device and the Homerton radio will need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Select the device with the Navigation dial you want to play music or media from on the radio display screen in UPnP settings.

If you have set up folders on your device that are being shared you can use the Navigation dial to select folders.

CD Player

Select ‘CD’ mode on the main display screen by turning the Navigation dial and pressing down the dial (Ref.7) or use the remote navigation buttons.

The display screen for the CD function will now show “Reading…” Followed by “No Disc”. Carefully insert your CD (Ref.15) and the drive will accept the disc. If it does not automatically do so, use the Open/Close CD function on the radio (Ref.9) or on the remote (Ref.31). The first song on the CD will now begin to play and album artwork will display on the screen. Please note that not all CDs will display album artwork.

CD Functions

To skip between songs, use the ‘Previous’ or ‘Next’ buttons on the radio (Ref.5/Ref.6) or on the remote (Ref.28/Ref.37). Pause or Play using the button on the radio (Ref.10) or on the remote (Ref.34).

To rewind/fast-forward through a song playing, hold down the ‘Rewind’ or ‘Fast-Forward’ buttons (Ref.12/Ref.13) on the unit or on the remote (Ref.24/Ref.25) and release when you wish to stop skipping.

To eject the CD, press the Open/Close CD function on the radio (Ref.9) or on the remote (Ref.31).

Press the ‘Stop’ button on the unit (Ref.11) or on the remote (Ref.35) to stop the CD. This will also display how many songs are on the album and total playing time. Press ‘Play/Pause’ to begin listening again (Ref.34).

CD Programming

Arrange a CD Song Program

When the CD is stopped, you can program the CD player to play songs in a particular order. Simply press the “Program” button on the remote (Ref.33) to step into program mode.

Once in program settings, the display will show ‘P1 001’ as the first song on the CD. You can now choose what song you would like to be saved as program number 001 by using the ‘Previous’ and ‘Next’ buttons (Ref.28/Ref.37) to scroll through to the song you would like to choose. Once on the chosen song for 001, press the ‘Program’ button (Ref.33) to confirm, and be taken to choose your next programmed song.

Repeat the above steps for all other preset slots. On the display, the song number will show as 001 for CD song number 1, 008 for CD song number 8, 010 for CD song number 10, etc.

After you have finished program song selection, press the ‘Play’ button (Ref.34) to play the songs which have been programmed.

Press the ‘Stop’ button (Ref.35) to exit Program mode.

When the Program playback is activated, press ‘Eject’ or ‘Stop’ button (Ref.31/Ref.35) twice to exit program playback mode.

Information Centre

Select ‘Information Centre’ on the main display screen by turning the Navigation dial and pressing down the dial (Ref.7)

Weather Information: To select the weather information for a certain location, first select the continent by using the Navigation dial to scroll and select. Following this, select the country, followed by the town/city.

Once you have chosen a town/city, the following information will be displayed – current temperature, weather symbol image, and approximate temperature range for the next 5 days.

Financial Information: Select from and view a range of stock market indexes from around the world. Scroll and select using the Navigation dial.

System Information: View system version and wireless connection information. If wireless information is selected, information such as the Wi-Fi signal strength can be viewed.

Connections – AUX & Bluetooth

AUX-In

Select ‘AUX’ on the main display screen by turning the Navigation dial and pressing the dial to select (Ref.7).

Plug an AUX cable into your device and connect the cable via the AUX-In port (Ref.17) at the back of the radio.

Begin playing audio from your device – this should play through the unit when in AUX mode.

Bluetooth

Select ‘Bluetooth’ on the main display screen by turning the Navigation dial and pressing down the dial (Ref.7), or use the remote.

Go to your device settings to connect your device to the radio via Bluetooth.

The internet radio device will display as ‘Majority Homerton’. Select this radio to connect and your radio should make a short sound to indicate that it is connected. You can now begin playing audio and controlling audio playback through your device.

Alarm Clock

Setting Alarm 1/Alarm 2

To set an alarm on your radio, go to ‘Configuration’ settings and scroll through to select ‘Alarm’ or click the ‘Alarm’ button (Ref.3)

After selecting ‘Alarm’, select Alarm 1 or Alarm 2 and highlight ‘Turn On’ to set an alarm.

Select ‘Repeat’ to choose the alarm frequency with the Navigation dial (Ref.7). You can choose between Everyday and Once, or select individual days for the alarm to sound. Once you have made your selection, press the ‘Previous’ button (Ref.5) to go back to the other alarm settings.

Select ‘Time:’ and turn the dial to highlight the alarm hour. Then press ‘Next’ (Ref.6) to change the minutes.

Once the minutes are set to the correct value, press down the Navigation dial to confirm and go back to alarm settings.

Now scroll down and select ‘Sound:’ with the Navigation dial. You can now choose between beep, melody, internet radio, FM, DAB/DAB+ or USB as the alarm sound.

If you are setting your alarm sound as internet radio, FM or DAB/DAB+ then you will now be taken through your preset favourite stations. Select your chosen alarm station with the dial.

Cancelling or Turning Off the Alarm

To cancel your alarm, select ‘Alarm’ in ‘Configuration’ settings or with the Alarm button (Ref.3) and select the alarm you wish to turn off. Once the alarm is selected, you will have the option to turn off or on. Highlight the ‘Turn Off’ option and use the Navigation dial (Ref.7) to confirm.

NOTE: Change the alarm volume by going to ‘Alarm Volume’ setting in the Alarm setting screen.

How to Turn Off Your Alarm When Sounding

When your alarm is sounding, select the ‘Alarm’ button (Ref.3) or ‘Standby’ button (Ref.1) to stop the alarm. If you have set an alarm to sound everyday or more than once, the alarm icon will still remain on the main display screen.

Alarm Volume, Snooze & Nap Alarm

How to Snooze Your Alarm

When your alarm is sounding, press the Navigation dial (Ref.7) or any other button except ‘Standby’ or ‘Alarm’ to enter snooze mode. The snooze function will make the radio sound again in 5 minutes.

Stop the snooze alarm by pressing ‘Alarm’ (Ref.3) or ‘Standby’ (Ref.1).

Alarm volume

Change the alarm volume by using the ‘Previous’ and ‘Next’ buttons (Ref.5/Ref.6). Once finished, wait a few seconds for the radio to automatically take you back to alarm setting options. Your volume change is now saved.

Nap alarm

After selecting ‘Alarm’ on ‘Configuration’ settings, or the ‘Alarm’ button (Ref.3) on the front of the radio, select ‘NAP alarm’.

Choose how many minutes you would like to have the nap alarm on with the options of: 5, 10, 20, 30, 60, 90, 120 minutes.

Once set, the Nap alarm will display on the bottom right of the standby screen as [0*Time Set*]. The nap alarm timer will display here how many minutes are left of the nap alarm.

Configuration & Settings

Select ‘Configuration’ on the main display screen to browse through a range of display, performance and audio settings.

Network

Select to view and change Wi-Fi and network options.

Wireless Network Configuration

Please refer to section ‘Wi-Fi Setup’

Date & Time

Manually setting date and time

You can manually set the time and date instead of using auto-detect. To do this, go to ‘Configuration’ settings and select ‘Date & Time’ by scrolling and selecting with the Navigation dial (Ref.7).

Select ‘Set Date and Time’ with the Navigation dial and choose ‘Manual Setup’.

Change the day by highlighting the character and using the Navigation dial to scroll through to the desired unit. Once you have highlighted the correct unit, click ‘Next’ (Ref.6) to go to the month. Repeat these steps to input the year, the hour and the minutes.

Once the manual set up is complete, press down the Navigation dial (Ref.7) to Enter.

To change the format of the date and the time, you can alter these settings under the ‘Date & Time’ function.

Set Time Format

Select this option to choose between 12 and 24 hour clock time display.

Set Date Format

Select this option to change the order of the date.

Additional Features

Timer

In ‘Configuration’ settings, select the option for ‘Timer’ and 00:00 will display on the screen.

To set timer seconds, use the ‘Previous’ or ‘Next’ buttons (Ref.5)/(Ref.6). Hold down the ‘Previous’ or ‘Next’ buttons to change the timer quickly.

Once you have set the timer, confirm by pressing the Navigation dial (Ref.7) or OK on the remote.

Sleep Timer

To set a sleep timer, use the ‘Sleep’ button on the unit (Ref.4) or on the remote (Ref.32) and press repeatedly to switch between sleep times – these will display on the top right of the display screen.

Choose between 15, 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, and 180 minutes. Once this has been selected, the timer duration and a sleep icon will display on the top right of the radio screen.

To turn the Sleep Timer off, simply scroll through the options until no timer is set, or ‘Turn Off’ in configuration settings.

Dimmer

The dimmer button allows you to select two different brightness modes. You can alter the two brightness settings in ‘Configuration Settings’ by selecting the option for ‘Dimmer’.

Changing settings under ‘Turn On’ mode will set the brightness for when the radio is active and in use.

Changing settings under ‘Power Save’ mode will enable you to set the brightness level for when the radio is inactive for more than 15 seconds

Update & Reset

Software Update

If a software update is available, it will display here. If available, please select for the update to initiate.

Reset to default

Select this option to reset your radio and revert all of the settings and presets made to factory settings.

Confirm that you would like to reset the unit and all settings by selecting ‘Yes’.

Additional Settings

Time display – Select Analog or Digital

Language – Select your chosen language within the list

Display – Choose between Colour or Monochrome display

Power Management – Select this to configure the radio to go into standby mode automatically after a set period of inactivity or if there is no Wi-Fi signal. Select turn off to deactivate this function.

Buffer – Configure the buffer time of the music playback: 2/4/8/ seconds.

Weather – Activate/deactivate the weather forecast for the standby display. Choose your preferred temperature unit and enter your location. This will then be displayed on the standby screen every 10 seconds.

Local Radio Setup – Manually set up your location for Local radio rather than allowing the radio to Auto Detect.

Playback Setup – Select the playback mode of the Media Centre: OFF, Repeat All, Repeat One or Shuffle.

Device – Default name for DLNA is “AirMusic”. You can rename the device for DLNA setup.

Equaliser – Default equaliser is normal. You may change it to Flat, Jazz, Rock, Soundtracks, Classical, Pop, or News.

Resume When Power On – Turn on this function to set the radio to resume when powered on. Turn off to deactivate – if you deactivate this setting, the screen will display the main menu when powered on.

Remote Control App

To begin controlling your radio via a remote control app on your smartphone or tablet, you can download the ‘Air Music Control App’ in your device’s app store.

Firstly, ensure that your phone or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi as the radio.

Alternatively, go to Configuration Settings > Device, for the following options:

  1. Rename (AirMusic) – Select this to rename your device.
  2. AirMusic Control App – Select this to show two QR codes – one for Apple devices, and one for Android. Scan the relevant code to download from the App store on your phone or tablet.

Once the app is downloaded, open the app and ensure that your radio is switched on and is out of standby mode. The app should then automatically connect to your Majority internet radio. You can now begin adjusting settings and navigating around your radio.

Warranty

Register your Majority product within 30 days of purchase to activate your extended 3 Year Warranty. Gain access to all the benefits and lifetime technical support (see our Extended Warranty details for more info).

Specifications

Model No.HOM-ALL
Dimensions21 x 14.7 x 24 cm
PowerDC 12V ~ 2A
Weight2.18 kg
SpeakersMono
Supported FilesMP3, WMA, WAV, FLAC, AAC+
Presets250 Internet Stations / 99 DAB & FM Stations
AUX In3.5 mm
Headphone Jack3.5 mm
DAB174 – 240 MHz
FM87.5 – 108 MHz
ScreenColour LCD
DimmableYes
Batteryn/a

Safety Info

IMPORTANT

Please read all instructions carefully before use.

WARNING

Risk of electric shock. Do not open.

  1. Read these instructions:
  2. Heed all warnings.
  3. Follow all instructions in the user manual.
  4. Do no clean the apparatus near or with water.
  5. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  6. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  7. Protect the power from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
  8. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
  9. Unplug this apparatus during light storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  10. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in a way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to the rain or moisture, does not operate normally or has been dropped.
  11. No naked flame sources, such as lit candles, should be placed on the apparatus.
  12. Dispose of used electrical products and batteries safely according to your local authority and regulations.

Addition Warnings

The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects filled with liquid, such as vases, shall be places on the apparatus.

Main plug is used to disconnect device and it should remain readily operable during intended use. In order to disconnect the apparatus from the main power completely, the power plug should be disconnected from the main socket outlet completely.

Battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.

Recycling Electrical Products

You should now recycle your waste electrical goods and in doing so help the environment. This symbol means an electrical product should not be disposed of with normal household waste. Please ensure it is taken to a suitable facility for disposal when finished with.

Troubleshooting

If you are having issues with your product or require further assistance, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page below.

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