USER MANUAL OCARINA MP3 PLAYER Thank you for your choice.

Thank you for your choice.
Ocarina is a audio listening tool dedicated to children, and conceived to help cultivate
their imagination.
Ocarina is a childproof MP3 player with a loudspeaker, ergonomic handle with a soft
rubber coating.
The backlit display allows for management of the device at any time, even in the dark.
The Ocarina is manageable and easy to navigate, with a menu reserved for adults with
access to the most important settings.
Other features:
- Compatible with Mac, Windows and Linux
- Supports all major audio formats, including MP3, WAV, M4A, OGG, AAC
- Micro USB socket
- 3.5 mm audio output
- Li-Ion high capacity battery
The result is a safe and efficient audio system, beautiful and easy to use, to experience
the thrill of listening in freedom and autonomy.
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This manual contains all the product, safety, warranty information with instructions for
use. Please read the manual carefully before operating the Ocarina and retain it for further
1 Ocarina
1 USB Cable - Micro USB for battery charging and data management via PC
1 Quick Start Guide
WARNING! This device is NOT a toy.
WARNING! Storage or improper use of the device could void the warranty.
WARNING! Do not store the device in an environment with a high temperature (eg.
Locked in the car in the sun). To avoid overheating, do not leave it on in a non-ventilated
location (eg. In a bag)
WARNING! Do not hold it close to your ear when mode “Volume Outdoor” is selected. It
can damage hearing.
In “Volume mode Outdoor” use should always be supervised by an adult.
WARNING! use with earphones is not suggested for children under the age of 36 months.
WARNING! Connecting the device to a PC must always be carried out by an adult.
1. Do not disconnect the device from the PC during file transfer download, upload or
formatting: errors can occur in programming the device.
2. Do not disassemble the device without the aid of an experienced technician. Opening
the device will always void your warranty.
3. Do not use alcohol, thinner or benzene to clean the surface of your device. Use a soft
cloth to clean the screen.
4. Always make a backup of your files. The manufacturer assumes no responsibility for
deleting files after a failure or a repair of the device.
5. The manufacturer reserves all rights to the technology and design of the device and is
not committed to inform the user about the development of new versions or new designs.
6. Device is NOT waterproof; avoid contact with water.
Windows ® XP, Windows Vista ®, Windows 7, Windows 8
Mac OS X 10.5 +
Briefly press the Goose button.
The display with the logo Ocarina turns on and the device will play a welcome sound.
Ocarina turns off automatically after 1 minute in Pause (with a short press of the Square
NB. Ocarina can turn off during playback of content if the auto power off function is active
(see Auto Power Off), or if you run out of battery power.
Ocarina is provided with a comfortable backlit screen that facilitates consultation and
management, even in low light or bright light environment.
The screen backlight is activated every time you press a button and when you connect
Ocarina to your computer via usb cable.
The lighting switches off automatically after 10 seconds of non-use.
Briefly press the Square button to activate playback (Play).
Press it again to stop playback (Pause).
Display in playback mode
Title of playlist
Title of track
Total number of tracks currently playing in the playlist
Battery indicator
The display shows the track number currently playing.
Press the left (<) or right (>) to play the previous or next track.
When the player reaches the end of the playlist playback starts from the beginning of the
same playlist.
It is possible to make original recordings via the built-in microphone, positioned above the
display to the left of the Goose key.
To start recording, press and hold the Goose key: the recording starts when the display
shows the symbol of the microphone and the progress bar.
Release the Goose key once the recording has begun.
The progress bar shows the filling of memory in relation to the time still available (max 10
minutes per recording).
To end the recording, press briefly the Square button.
The recording is automatically stored in the playlist “MyRec” with a progressive number
from 01/10 to 10/10, from the most recent to the oldest.
Display in record mode
You can store up to 10 tracks with a maximum duration of 10 minutes each (amounting to
a total capacity of 100 minutes, equivalent to approximately 600 Mb).
The new recorded tracks are added progressively until 10/10.
- The number 1/10 is always the most recent recording.
- In case of registration when the playlist MyRec is full, Ocarina will automatically delete
the oldest track (10/10).
- It is recommended to save recordings that you want to keep on your PC.
- Recordings are stored in Wave format (. Wav)
Press briefly the Goose key to scroll forward playlists in the internal memory of Ocarina.
To return to the previous playlist you need to press the button several times until you
return to beginning playlist.
Ocarina can contain up to 20 playlists; it is recommended to not exceed this number. The
playlist exceeding will not be displayed.
Each playlist corresponds to a folder named previously.
To insert a new playlist on Ocarina please see Content Management.
The playlist of the tracks recorded by the microphone (MyRec) is always positioned in the
queue behind the other.
Press and hold one of the arrow keys (<) or (>) for about 1 sec.: the display shows the
volume level.
Press (<) to decrease the volume to the desired level or (>) to increase.
The volume of Ocarina is set up to protect children's hearing in accordance with the
requirements of Community laws.
In this way, the volume level can be managed autonomously by children in complete
NB. Through access to the menu, you can increase the volume by the Volume Outdoor
setting mode. This choice allows to increase the volume up to more than 90 dB and
therefore should only be done voluntarily by an adult.
Attention! In Volume Outdoor mode use should always be supervised by an adult; In
this mode, Ocarina should never be held close to the ear, there is a risk of
permanent hearing damage.
To listen to Ocarina in total security with the selected settings without accidentally
pressing the keys it is possible to lock the keys quickly.
To activate / deactivate the Quick Key Lock hold the Square button for 3 seconds.
When the Key Lock Quick is turned on an icon will be shown on the display in the upper
left corner.
In the menu you can access the following settings:
- Auto Power Off
- Volume Outdoor
- Key Lock
- Information
To access the Menu, press the two arrows simultaneously for about 3 seconds.
Use the arrows to scroll through the various settings.
Press the Square button to enter the desired setting.
Press the Goose button to exit.
The sleep timer lets you program the duration of the ignition
device. The time is displayed in minutes. Use the arrows to
adjust the time, press the Square button to select the desired choice.
Once activated the device will automatically return to play, leaving the menu.
When the Auto Power Off function is enabled the icon will be visible on the display in the
upper right corner.
The setting of the Outdoor Volume allows you to
increase the volume up to a maximum of more than 90dB.
In the menu use the arrow keys to select the function, then press the Square button to
enable (on) or disable (off). Once activated Ocarina will automatically return to play,
leaving the menu.
When the function is enabled Outdoor Volume icon will be shown on the display during
Attention! In Outdoor Volume mode use should always be supervised by an adult; in
this mode never hold the device close to your ear, there is risk of permanent hearing
This setting allows you to disable permanently the functionality of all
the buttons on the device. In this way, children can use Ocarina safely
with the settings selected by adults.
Use the arrow keys to select the function, then press the Square button to enable (on) or
disable (off). Once activated Ocarina will automatically return to play leaving the menu.
When the Permanent Key Lock function is activated an icon will be shown on the display
during playback.
The Permanent Key Lock function activated by the menu should always be disabled from
the menu. Unlike the Quick Key Lock you can not disable the Key Lock Permanent by
pressing the Square button.
In the Information section there is the data of the manufacturer and of
the device.
Ocarina is powered by a rechargeable lithium ion battery.
When the device is turned on, you can view the charge level of the battery
through the icon in the lower right corner of the display.
Recharge the device when the battery icon indicates a minimal residual
To reload Ocarina insert the connector of the USB cable supplied into the USB socket on
the right side of the device and connect the other end to a PC or to a transformer from
the mains to USB for portable devices (not supplied).
The charging begins automatically. If you are charging through a portable device make
sure that this has a sufficient charge level.
Power cable should not be unplugged until charging is complete.
To check the progress of charging, check the battery icon on the display.
When the last mark stops blinking the battery is fully charged.
To ensure the proper functioning of the battery it should not be recharged at a high
- The time of a full charge is approximately 3 hours.
- The duration of the fully charged battery is greater than 15 hours.
- The actual battery life will vary with use, settings and environmental conditions.
- Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles.
Here are some tips to prolong the efficiency of the batteries:
1. Run the first charge until it stops scrolling the notches of charge indication on the
2. Do not wait until the battery is completely low, as soon as you see the penultimate
notch proceed to recharge. This is because the new batteries suffer a bit the recharge
when fully discharged.
3. For the first 5-10 charge cycles complied with the above, then proceed safely. Now the
battery is less vulnerable so it is capable of withstanding the loads starting from the fully
discharged battery or the over-charges typical of night refills (7-8 hours).
4. Battery can be recharged from Ocarina turned off and this helps to prolong the life of
the battery.
5. Never use devices discharger. The battery should be discharged with the use of the
apparatus, you can speed up the process by using the display illumination to do it faster.
Connect Ocarina to the PC via the USB-micro USB cable supplied.
The display shows an icon indicating that Ocarina is connected to a
Ocarina appears on your computer as an external device.
This means you can stream content from your computer to Ocarina and vice versa as
with any external memory (eg Hard Disk or USB pen).
Each folder within Ocarina is a playlist. The folder name is the name of the playlist. To
insert a new playlist in Ocarina:
- Create a data folder on your PC and name it as you wish (Ocarina show the first 11
characters of the name assigned to the playlist)
- Enter the desired tracks in the folder
- Connect Ocarina to PC via the supplied USB cable and transfer the folder into Ocarina.
Ocarina supports up to 20 playlists (over the MyRec playlist for microphone recordings),
each of which can contain up to 20 tracks. The total capacity is about 400 tracks (≅ 1.4
- Always insert the songs into folders. The tracks that are not inside a folder are not
- The songs in each playlist are played in alphanumeric order.
- Ocarina plays files in MP3, WMA, M4A, AAC, OGG Vorbis. It does not support the
format .Flac
- Ocarina will not display not supported files
Visit periodically to check for any updates.
See page "Support" on, you will find information on the FAQ's.
In case of further need you can contact the Ocarina Customer Support trough the email
[email protected]
Please consult your local regulations regarding the disposal of electronic products.
Ocarina is lead free in compliance with RoHS specifications.
The warranty covers manufacturing defects for 2 years from the date of purchase.
Sindbad Srl guarantees the free replacement of the defective device.
The warranty does not cover damage to the product, such as those resulting from falls,
improper use, infiltration of liquids, opening or altering the integrity of the device.
See the page "Support" on the site before making a warranty
claim. Many problems can be solved.
To make a warranty claim please contact our customer service at
[email protected]
This warranty does not apply to:
- Damage caused by misuse or neglect or caused by natural causes
- Devices that have been modified or even just opened
- Any action other than those mentioned in the instruction manual
The warranty described in this manual is the only warranty applicable to this product.
All other warranties, express or implied (including all implied warranties of merchantability
or fitness for a particular purpose) are excluded. No verbal or written information provided
by Sindbad Srl, its agents or retailers can create a form of warranty or modify this
warranty coverage.
In case of failure or malfunction the repair or replacement of the product by Sindbad Srl is
the only remedy for the purchaser under this warranty.
Sindbad Srl is not responsible for incidental or consequential damages arising from the
use of the product.
Except as required by applicable law, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness
for a particular purpose of this product is limited to the warranty period referred to above.
To avoid possible damage to your hearing, limit the time of listening
at high volumes.
Batteria non rimovibile inclusa: 3.7 V 1100mAh
Batteria al litio inclusa. Pericolo di esplosione.
The batteries must not be put in the household waste.
Please dispose of batteries properly by taking them to the local
collecting points.
Check with your Local Authority or retailer for recycling advice.
This product bears the selective sorting symbol for waste electrical and electronic
equipment (WEEE). This means that this product must be handled to the local collecting
points or given back to retailer when you buy a new product, in a ratio of one to one
pursuant to European Directive 2012/19/EU in order to be recycled or dismantled to
minimize its impact on the environment. Very small WEEE (no external dimension more
than 25 cm) can be delivered to retailers free of charge to end-users and with no
obligation to buy EEE of an equivalent type. For further information, please contact your
local or regional authorities. Electronic products not included in the selective sorting
process are potentially dangerous for the environment and human health due to the
presence of hazardous substances The unlawful disposal of the product carries a fine
according to the legislation currently in force.