Searching for a radio station by name
There may be occasions when you know the name of a radio station but you do not know the
location or genre. This facility allows you to search for the station using a part (or parts) of the
radio station name.
17. Once you have connected your radio to the network (and therefore also to the Internet) it will
display the main menu. Press the Tuning Control Rotary to put the radio in Standby mode.
It should then display the time as obtained from the Internet. If t
4. Rotate the Tuning Control Rotary until 'Shared media' is highlighted and press the Tuning
Control Rotary to select. The radio will scan for all available UPnP servers. It may take a few
seconds for the radio to complete its scan. The radio will display
Inserting and removing memory devices
1. Plug the USB memory devices into the rectangular slot on the top of the unit.
Note: the USB socket is upside down compared to those commonly found on PCs.
2. To select USB mode press the Mode button until the Music
Network remote control options
Network Pin setup (Pin number)
Your radio has the option of being controlled by an application installed on an Apple iPhone, iPod
touch or iPod. The Pin number facility allows you to ensure that your radio can only be contro
Selecting a radio station by genre
1. Press the Menu button to enter the main Internet radio menu.
2. Rotate the Tuning Control Rotary until Stations is highlighted on the display and then press
the Tuning Control Rotary to select.
3. Rotate the
14. If your network is configured without an encryption key, the screen should say Connecting,
and then Setup wizard completed. Press the Tuning Control Rotary to exit the setup wizard
and show the main menu. If this is the case then you have successfully
Your radio has a range of display options when in Music Player mode. Note that the availability of
information depends on the specific media files, their format and upon the server capability. (Not
all UPnP servers make information from the
Selecting a DAB radio station
1. When playing a DAB radio station, the display normally shows the name of the current station
with other related information.
2. Rotate the Tuning Control Rotary to access the radio station list and to scroll t
Internet Radio the basics
Before you can use your radio to listen to broadcasts via the Internet, it is necessary to have
connected it to your computer network using the wireless (WiFi) connection .
There are literally many thousands of rad
Using USB memory devices
This section describes how to use your radio to access and playback your audio files via USB
memory devices. USB slots are located on top of the unit. This is opened by lifting the rubber
cover on top of the radio.
Connecting your radio to your computer network
1. Place your radio on a flat surface and plug the mains lead into the mains socket located on the
left side of your radio ensuring that the plug is pushed fully into the socket.
2. Plug the oth
Customizing your radio
In addition to storing your favourite radio stations in the radio presets, your radio allows you to
create customised lists of stations which can appear in two special menus on the radio called
'My Favourites' and 'My Added Stations
Selecting your favorite stations
1. Press the Menu button to enter the main Internet radio menu.
2. Press the Tuning Control Rotary until 'Station list' is highlighted on the display. Press the
Tuning Control Rotary to enter the menu.
3. The manually specified IP address should be chosen to be compatible with the settings in your
router and must be a unique address on your network. If you are using DHCP for some devices and static (manually configured) IP addresses for others, the IP a
Your radio has a range of display options when in Internet Radio mode. Note that not all
information may be available for all Internet radio stations.
1. Press the Info button to cycle through the different options.
Accessing your audio files via a UPnP server
If your computer is running Windows 7, then Windows Media Player version 12 includes a UPnP
server which will make your files available to your radio.
If you have Windows Vista or XP (Please refer to the sectio
Manual tuning allows you to tune directly to the various Band III DAB channels (5A to 13F).
1. When in DAB mode press the Menu button so that the display shows the DAB menu.
2. Rotate the Tuning Control Rotary until 'Manual tune' is
5. Rotate the Tuning Control Rotary to choose an auto-update option for the clock. This can be
updated from DAB or FM radio, from the Network, or not updated. The default is to auto update
from the network. If you choose any other option, go to step 8. Ot
Before you can use this product
Before you can use your internet radio, you must have the following:
1. Remove the battery cover on the rear of the unit by pressing the catch.
A broadband Internet connection (not required for DAB, FM or
Use with Windows, Apple Mac and Linux
The Music Player allows you to play audio files which are stored on
computer in your network.
In order to play files from a computer on your network, your radio must
connect to a file server application
This page describes the basic means of controlling your WFR-28D internet radio.
Instructions for each operating mode are given in the later section of this book.
1. Pressing the Standby bu
Finding new DAB radio stations
Should you wish to use your radio for DAB reception in a new location, or if no stations were
detected during the initial scan, you can follow this procedure to allow your radio to find out which
DAB radio stations are avail
Changing the network connection
In the sections above, you chose how your radio would be connected to your network, using a
WiFi connection. From time to time, you may find that you need to connect to different computer
networks. The Internet setup menu a
6. Windows will then open a Play to window showing the track or tracks to be played. Your computer
will then take control of your radio. Your radio will then enter the Digital Media Renderer mode
(DMR) and after a few seconds the radio will start playing.
Listening to a particular track
1. If you wish to play only a particular track from an album or folder, first choose the album or
folder as described on the preceding pages.
2. Rotate the Tuning Control Rotary until the required track is
Selecting a radio station by location
1. Press the Standby button to switch the radio on. Then press the Mode button to select the
internet radio mode display.
2. Press the Menu button to enter the main Internet radio menu. Rotate the Tuning Control Rotar
Setting the clock format
The clock display used in standby mode and on the playing mode screens can be set to 12 or 24
hour format. The selected format is then also used when setting the alarms.
1. With your radio switched on, press the Menu button to acc