Rio Chiba

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Rio Chiba

Post by cmiles » Sun Feb 05, 2006 2:05 pm

I'm new user of 2.4, I have a Rio Chiba (USB device). It is recoginized by Windows (XP pro if that helps) but I cannot configure it in MM. In Win it shows up as 'Audio Device'.
Can anyone help? Thanks so much if you can!



Post by Guest » Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:24 pm

I was wondering the same thing. Does MM Support the Rio Chiba?

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Post by emalvick » Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:37 pm

Does it show up as anything in MM? What MM are you using? Can you configure the device to act as a hard-drive? i.e. is it showing up as a drive letter in Windows? You'll need to provide a little more information.

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It works!

Post by onesong » Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:48 pm

I have a non-MSC Rio Chiba (Red Stick) and just tested it with MM3 and Windows XP.

You just have to install the Rio Drivers on your PC:

The link should be ...

The Chiba shows up within the Windows Explorer as well as in MM3 and can be configured there!

Have fun! :D


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Post by stejen » Fri Sep 07, 2007 9:01 pm

I too have a Rio Chiba, (red stick).
It will show up under devices, but only the internal memory. I have a 1gb SD card inserted, but it will not show the external memory card.
Although the SD card did show up once in the device area with the internal memory. I have not been able to get it to show again
I have tried MM2 and MM3, both with this result.

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Post by onesong » Sat Sep 08, 2007 4:40 am

Without SD-Card my Chiba shows as "Rio Chiba" in Windows Explorer.

With 1GB SD-Card it shows as two different drive-letters and names:
"Rio Chiba Intrn. Speicher"
"Rio Chiba Secure Digital (SD) Card"

Latest Firmware for the red Stick Chiba is 1.12 (you know, there are two versions of the chiba: A MSC and Non-MSC version. I have the Non-MSC version, but with these drivers it gets the drive letter mode on windows!).

I have it up and running on Mediamonkey 3 Alpha (latest version), possibly it runs on the Version 2, too!
In Windows Explorer the device shows as a drive Letter(s).
Make sure you have the Rio Drivers installed as is stated in the readme.txt.
Afterwards I had to execute the .exe-file in the same folder to have drive-letter-mode. This is not described in the readme!!!

Have fun! :)

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Post by onesong » Sat Sep 08, 2007 10:45 am

Tested the Chiba further in MM3 - deleting does not work, and the filenames all start with a "y"...

In MM2 deleting and auto-playlist work ok, filenames also.
But on both versions the playlists itself will not be copied on the device.
I assume, the Chiba cannot read .m3u playlists and has some unknown standard.

Hope that helps!

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