What Is Required:

  

1. Aurender Music Server 

: W20/X100/N100H/N10

2. Apple iPad 2 or later 

: iPad Air2 is recommended for its fast processing speed and 801.11ac wireless connection

3. Wireless router with at least 3 gigabit ports 

: Apple Airport Extreme is recommended for its easy to setup, reliable and fast (801.11ac) operation, Gigabit ports router is recommended for faster music file transfer. 
Apple Airport Extreme meets meets all these requirements.

4. Various lengths of CAT6 LAN cable 

: determined by the location of the equipment involved

   

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STEP 1: DOWNLOAD THE AURENDER APP

  

1. Find App Store on your iPad and open it.

  

2. Type “Aurender Conductor” and search 


3. TADA!! GET the free Aurender Conductor App

 


   

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STEP 2: CONNECT AURENDER TO YOUR     
             LOCAL NETWORK

  

• When the contents are in your Mac/PC’s storage or USB HDD.


 

• When the contents are in the NAS 

  

  

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STEP 3: UPDATE AURENDER’S SYSTEM  
          SOFTWARE TO THE LATEST VERSION

  

1. Turn on the Aurender.

  

2. Connect the iPad to your wireless access point.

 (on your iPad: Settings -> Wi-Fi)
* Make sure your iPad is successfully connected to Wi-Fi


  

3. Open Aurender Conductor App. 

The app will connect to your Aurender automatically if you have only one Aurender. 
*You’ll need to select the Aurender you want to access if you have more than one unit.


4. Enter the passcode.

The first time you connect the Aurender from the iPad App, you will be prompted to enter the passcode. 
The passcode will be shown on the front panel of the Aurender unit.

  

5. Tap on Settings 

After you have entered in the passcode, tap on Settings  on the upper right-hand side of the app, right below the search bar.

  

6. Tap! "Upgrade"

  

7. Tap! "Upgrade to the new version"

  

8. Upgrade will start in a few seconds and Aurender’s front panel will display the status 
    of the upgrade progress in percentages (%) completed.

  

9. Exit Aurender Conductor App.

  

10. Aurender will reboot after upgrade is done.

  

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STEP 4: PREPARING MUSIC CONTENT

  

Loading music into the Aurender's internal drive using a Mac

1. Make sure your iPad is connected to Wi-Fi 

(See Step 3 - #2 for detailed information)

  

2. On your Aurender Conductor App, open Settings by tapping on and select “NAS Share”. 

  

3. From your Mac, open 
   Finder > Go > select Connect to Server…  OR  press command + k key from the desktop.

 

  

4. On your Mac, enter the appropriate IP address that appears on your iPad screen.
    **Make sure you type in “smb://” before you type in the Aurender IP number.

 

  

5. Enter Name and Password according to the Username and Password shown in NAS Share on the iPad. 

  

If your Aurender (W20, N10 or X100L) has two internal HDDs, you will be prompted to select the HDD. 
(It's your choice which drive to use)
* You will not see this pop-up window with N100H.

  

6. After you enter the Name and Password, a new finder window will appear.

You can drag&drop your music folder/files you want to the folder above.

  

  

If you have multiple folders in one folder, Aurender considers the last folder in the hierarchy as one album. (Below-folder-structure will be taken care of correctly)

   

   

Loading music into the Aurender's internal drive using a PC

1. Make sure your iPad is connected to Wi-Fi 
    (See Step 3 - #2 for detailed information)

  

2. On your Aurender Conductor App, open Settings by tapping on and select “NAS Share”. 

  

3. From your Windows, go to 
    Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run OR press Windows + R key on your keyboard.

  

4. On your Windows, enter the appropriate IP number that appears on your iPad screen.
    **Make sure you type in two backslashes “\\” before you type in the Aurender IP number.

  

5. Enter Name and Password according to the Username and Password shown on the iPad. 

  

6. After the log-in, a window will appear.

   

You can drag&drop your music folder/files you want to the folder above.

If you have multiple folders in one folder, Aurender considers the last folder in the hierarchy as one album. (Below-folder-structure will be taken care of correctly)


  

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STEP 5: PLAYING MUSIC

   

1. The Aurender scans music files automatically for meta-data and will show the album covers and artist names. It may take several minutes to hours to make the database. Until the Aurender finishes making the meta-data database, you will not see any album covers in the Aurender App as seen in the screen capture. 

   

2. You can check the scan status in the Settings -> Scanner menu

  

   

3. Once your music has been copied and scanned, you can use the Aurender conductor App to select and play your music. You can change the view by selecting different tabs such as Song, Artist, Album, Genre, Composer and Conductor. 
You can also search for songs. (Make sure your view is in the right one. For example, if you are searching for an artist, you must be on the Artist tab)

  

   

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 Important Notice Regarding the Power Off Procedure

  

Should you ever have the need to turn off the AC power of your Aurender Music Server, it is imperative to do so using the following procedure. Failure to do so may result in unmounting or corrupting the internal SSD drive crippling or rendering the unit inoperative: 

When turning off the Aurender, simply tap the front panel power button. The display will show power down message. Display will then go dark and it is now safe to use the rear chassis power switch if complete power down is desired. The LED on the front panel power button will still be flashing after the front panel display goes off, it is okay to turn off the back panel power switch while power button flashes as  long as front panel AMOLED display is off.
You can also turn off the unit easily using the Aurender Conductor App. Just press & hold the PLAY button(   ) on the top left corner of the App, it will  pop up the menu for shutting down the Aurender.

  

  

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 Procedures To Factory Restore Your Aurender

Mutiple abrupt power down can corrupt Aurender's SSD and Aurender would not boot at all, showing 'Aurender (model number) ' on the front panel display.

In this case, you can recover SSD using the procedure below.
* You do not need Factory Restore, if Aurender boots.  

1. Make sure the unit is plugged in and the rear panel power switch is in the 
    off position.

2. While pressing the front panel power button, switch on the back panel 
    power switch.

3. Once the unit’s display shows the Aurender logo, release the front panel 
    power button.

4. Wait for the recovery process to finish. Once the recovery is complete, the unit 
    will reboot.

Please note: This will delete your rating information and playlists you made. So, please contact us before do this. After a factory reset recovery your system operating system may need 
to be updated. Additionally, if using a NAS, it will need to be remounted and you will need to run the AMM (Aurender Music Manager) to restore the erased metadata.

  

  

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