Sony NWZ-E438F Operation Guide

Sony NWZ-E438F - 8gb Walkman Video Mp3 Player Manual

Sony NWZ-E438F manual table of contents:

  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 1
    Operation Guide NWZ-E435F / E436F / E438F ©2008 Sony Corporation 4-109-569-12 (2) Table of Contents Menu Index
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     Browsing the Operation Guide To use the buttons in the Operation Guide Click the buttons located in the upper right of this manual to jump to "Table of Contents," "Home Menu List," or "Index." Jumps to the table of contents Find what you are looking for ...
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     To change the page layout The buttons at the bottom of the Adobe Reader screen enable you to select how pages are displayed. Table of Contents Menu Index Single Page Pages are displayed one at a time. When you scroll, the display changes to a previous or succeeding page. Continuous Pages are ...
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    ... from the Video Library ...53 Displaying the Video Option Menu ...54 About the bundled software ...9 Front ...11 Rear ...13 How to use the 5-way button and screen ... ...22 Index Getting Started Preparing the Player ...23 Getting Data...26 Transferring Data ...27 Charging the ...
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    ... Format ...79 Setting the Time Format ...80 Displaying the Player Information (Unit Information) ...81 Resetting ... Format and Bit Rate?...88 What is audio format? ...88 What is video format? ...89 What is photo ... country/region in which you have purchased the player, some models may not be available.
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    ... Library ...46 Continued  *1 appears instead of (Clock Display) if the player accesses certain online services (available only in the (Clock Display), U.S.A.). To restore format the memory of the player ( page 83).
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     Settings Music Settings Play Mode ...41 Equalizer...43 Video Settings Zoom Settings...51 Video Orientation ...... Screensaver...75 Brightness...76 Set Date-Time ...77 Date Display Format ...79 Time Display Format ...80 Reset all Settings ...82 Format ...83 Language Settings ...85 Playlists ...36 Now...
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    ... connecting the player to the optional cradle, etc.  CD-ROM*1 *2 (1)  Windows Media Player 11  Media Manager for WALKMAN*3  Content Transfer  Operation Guide (PDF file)  Quick Start Guide (1) *1 Do not attempt to play this CD-ROM in an audio CD ...
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    ... Player 11 on your computer, make sure to check whether your software or service corresponds to Windows Media Player 11. Media Manager for WALKMAN*1 Media Manager for WALKMAN can transfer music, photos or videos from the computer to the player and import audio data from ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 10
    ... played back after transferred by Content Transfer. If you retransfer them using Windows Media Player 11, they may become playable. Table of ... Hint  ATRAC files can be transferred to the player after conversion to MP3 file format. To convert files, download MP3 Conversion...
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    ... the headphones may not sound right.  WM‑PORT jack Use this jack to connect the supplied USB cable, or optional peripheral devices, such as supported accessories for the WM-PORT.  5‑way button*2 Starts playback and enables navigation of the ...
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    ...HOLD switch You can protect the player against accidental operation by using the HOLD switch ...Playing" screen, etc., appears and the player is ready for operation. Furthermore, if you leave ... with button operations. Table of Contents Menu Index Continued   The player consumes battery power ...
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    1 Rear Table of Contents Menu Index  RESET button Resets the player when you press the RESET button with a small pin, etc. ( page 92).
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    1 Player Controls and Screens Use the 5-way button and the BACK/HOME button to navigate through screens, play songs, videos, and FM radio, and to view photos or ... below shows how the screen changes when you press various operation buttons. For example, the player's screen changes as ...
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    .... *1 There are tactile dots. Use them to help with button operations.  (play/pause/ confirm) button*1 / buttons Table of Contents Menu ...Displays the previous or next screen of the list, when the index is not displayed. Video List Buttons Description Confirms the item of the list. ...
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    1 Photo List Table of Contents Menu Buttons Description Index Confirms the item of the list. Press and hold to play back a slide show of photos in the selected item. Moves the cursor up or down. Press and hold to scroll up or down faster. Displays the previous or next screen of the list. ...
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    ... song when pressed once or repeatedly. Press and hold to scan a playing song backwards or forwards quickly. *1 If there is no operation for more than 3 minutes while a song is paused, the screen turns off and the player enters standby mode. Continued 
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    ...the scene moves forward or backward slightly by pressing the / button.  / *1 If there is no operation for more than 3 minutes while a video is paused, the screen turns off and the player enters standby mode. Continued 
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    ... playback and a slide show accompanying it are paused, and there is no operation for more than 3 minutes, the screen turns off and the player enters standby mode. FM Buttons Description Plays or pauses*1 FM radio. Presets by pressing ...
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    ... slightly or quickly ( page 47) The icons of the song title, the artist name, the video title or the photo title The icon of the FM tuner , , etc , ...) The icons of the sound effect setting ( page 44) The icons of the video setting  "Zoom Settings" is set to "Auto" or "Full" ( ...
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    .... (Now Playing), and then  Hints  You can display the "Now Playing" screen by pressing the OPTION/PWR OFF button to select "Now Playing."  When playing videos or photos, you can select "Go to the song playback screen" from the option menu to display the song playback screen.
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    ... you press the OPTION/PWR OFF button. For details, see the following pages. "Displaying the Music Option Menu" ( page 39)  "Displaying the Video Option Menu" ( page 54)  "Displaying the Photo Option Menu" ( page 64)  "Displaying the FM Tuner Option Menu" ( ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 23
    ... is connected to a running computer. When you connect the player to your computer, use the supplied USB cable. When you insert the connector of the USB cable into the player, do so with mark facing up. the When the remaining battery indication of the display shows: , ...
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    ...computer.  Some USB devices connected to the computer may interfere with the proper operation of the player.  We ... the USB cable, the player's battery is not charged. Instead, the player continues to draw power ... performing these operations. If  you do not intend to use the player for over...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 25
    ...( page 12), the player enters the standby mode and the screen turns off to save battery power. If ... "Now Playing" screen, etc., appears and the player is ready for operation. Furthermore, if standby mode is retained for about 4 hours, the player turns off completely automatically. If you press...
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     Getting Started Getting Data To enjoy music, photos and videos on the player, you need to prepare the data on your computer. To import the data into your computer, use appropriate software. For details about supported file formats, see "Supported file format" ( page 118). ...
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    ... dropping. If you install Windows Media Player 11 (for details, see "Installing the Operation Guide and software" of "... Before installing Windows Media Player 11 on your computer, make sure to check whether your software or service corresponds to Windows Media Player 11.  Data hierarchy may ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 28
    ... There is no limit to folder depth, although accessibility to any files and folders beyond the 8th level is not ensured. (On the player) Video files are displayed in the order they are transferred by dragging and dropping. (The latest data is at ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 29
    ...and drop files or folders onto the "PICTURE" folder or one of its subfolders. There is no limit to folder depth, although accessibility to any files and folders beyond the 8th level is not ensured. (On the player) Only folders containing photos are displayed in alphabetical order. Note ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 30
    ... of Contents Menu Music Library Index Note  It may take time to start up the player or display the file/folder list when many files or folders are stored on the player. Searching for songs by song name  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 31
    1 Playing Music Searching for songs by album Table of Contents  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears. Menu  Press the button to select press the  button to confirm. The "Music Library" screen appears. button to confirm. The album list appears. (Music...
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     Playing Music Searching for songs by artist Table of Contents  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears. Menu  Press the button to select press the  button to confirm. The "Music Library" screen appears. button to confirm. The artist list appears. (...
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     Playing Music Searching for songs by genre Table of Contents  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears. Menu  Press the button to select press the  button to confirm. The "Music Library" screen appears. button to confirm. The genre list appears. (Music...
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     Playing Music Searching for songs by release year Table of Contents  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears. Menu  Press the button to select press the  button to confirm. The "Music Library" screen appears. the  button to confirm. The list of ...
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     Playing Music Searching for songs by folder Table of Contents  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears. Menu  Press the button to select press the  button to confirm. The "Music Library" screen appears. button to confirm. The folder list or the song ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 36
    ...Playing a Playlist You can play lists of songs (playlists). Also, you can create playlists using the bundled Windows Media Player 11, or another transfer capable software. However, some playlists may not be recognized by the player, depending on ...
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    ...Playing Music Playing All Songs in Random Order All the songs stored on the player are played in random order. Shuffle All BACK/HOME button 5-way... the play mode is kept.  "Shuffle All" play is automatically canceled by any of the following operations:  Starting playback of ...
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     Playing Music Deleting Songs from Music Library When you delete songs from "Music Library," use the software you used to transfer the songs, or Windows Explorer. For details about using the software, see the Help of the software. Table of Contents Menu Index
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    ... of Contents Menu Option items appear on the list screen Index Option items Description/reference page Now Playing Detailed Information Displays the "Now Playing" screen. Displays the detailed information of a song, such as playing time, audio format, bit rate, and file name. Continued 
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    ... cover art only appears if the cover art information is included. You can set cover art using the bundled Windows Media Player 11, or another transfer capable software for setting cover art. For details on operation, refer to the Help or ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 41
    1 Setting the Music Setting the Play Mode (Play Mode) The player offers a variety of play modes, including random play and selected repeat play. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 42
     Setting the Music The list of play modes The player plays back songs only in the lists from ... type/icon description Table of Contents Normal/No icon The songs within the playback range are played back in the song list order. Repeat/ Shuffle/ The songs within the playback range are played back ...
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     Setting the Music Setting the Sound Quality (Equalizer) You can set the sound quality according to the music genre, etc. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index Changing the sound quality You can customize the player's sound quality.  Press and hold the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 44
    ... to produce a different volume level than the other settings, you may have to adjust the volume manually to compensate.  The "Equalizer" setting is not applied while playing a video or listening to the FM radio. List of equalizer settings The ...
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    .... After you have adjusted the setting level, be sure to press the  button to confirm. If you press the BACK/HOME button before you confirm, the setting will be canceled. Note  The settings of "Custom 1" or "Custom 2" are not applied while playing a video or listening to the FM radio.
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    ... list, and then select "Most Recent Video" from the option menu.  You can set thumbnails of video files when the video files are transferred to the player ( page 28). Note  Up to 1,000 video files can be displayed in the video lists. Continued 
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    47 Playing Videos On video playback operations To (icon) 5-way button operation Table of Contents Find the beginning of the next Press the BACK/... video Go forward slightly ( )*1 Press the  button while the video is paused. 1 Go backward slightly ( )* Press the ...
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    ... to confirm. (Settings), and then press  Press the button to select "Video Settings," and then press the  button to confirm. The list ... "Video Settings" options appears. press the  button to confirm.  Press the button to select "Video Orientation," and then Continued 
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    ... × 180 pixels. (Default setting)  "Horizontal (right)": Displays at 320 × 240 pixels. The operation of the 5-way button is switched according to the setting of "Video Orientation" ( page 18). "Vertical" Menu Index 4:3 source 16:9 ...
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    .... (Settings), and then press  Press the button to select "Video Settings," and then press the  button to confirm. The... the detailed information of the currently playing video and displays it only when you operate the player. (Default setting)  Hint  The display setting can be set ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 51
    ... You can zoom in the currently playing video. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME ... then press  Press the button to select "Video Settings," and then press the  button to confirm. The list of "Video Settings" options appears. the  button to confirm.  Press the button to select ...
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    ... Table of Contents Menu Index press the  button to confirm.  "Auto": The video image is enlarged/reduced by fully fitting it to the available ... black bands up and down on the screen. (Default setting)  "Full": The video image is enlarged/reduced by fully fitting it to the available...
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     Playing Videos Deleting Videos from the Video Library When you delete the videos from "Video Library," use Media Manager for WALKMAN or Windows Explorer. For details about using Media Manager for WALKMAN, see its Help. Table of Contents Menu Index
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    ...47). Displays file information, such as file size, resolution, video/audio compression format, and file name, etc. Starts ...). Displays file information, such as file size, resolution, video/audio compression format, and file name, etc. Adjusts the brightness of the screen ( page 76). Displays the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 55
     Playing Photos Displaying a Photo You can either display one photo fully on the screen (single display) or a number of photos continuously (slide show play) ( page 60). Table of Contents Menu Photo Library BACK/HOME button 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 56
    ... the photos in a selected folder continuously (slide show play) ( page 60). You can arrange photos transferred to the player by folder. Select the player (as [WALKMAN]) using Windows Explorer, and drag and drop a new folder onto the [WALKMAN]. For ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 57
     Playing Photos Setting the Photo Orientation You can set the photo orientation to "Vertical," "Horizontal (right)," or "Horizontal (left)." Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears. ...
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    ... at 240 × 320 pixels. (Default setting)  "Horizontal (right)" or "Horizontal (left)": Displays at 320 × 240 pixels. The operation of the 5-way button is switched according to the setting of "Photo Orientation" ( page 19). "Vertical" "Horizontal" Menu Index  Hint  ...
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     Playing Photos Setting the Display of the Photo Screen You can display or hide the detailed information of a photo, such as an icon that shows playback status, etc., while displaying a photo. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 60
    ... folder, and then press and hold the  button. A slide show starts.  Hint  You can start playback of a slide show by any of the following operations:  Press and hold the  button in the photo list.  Press the  button on the "Now Playing" screen of the photo.  Press the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 61
    1 Playing Photos Setting the Slide Show Play Mode You can display photos as a slide show repeatedly. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press the button to select the  button to ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 62
     Playing Photos Setting the Interval of a Slide Show You can set the time each photo is displayed. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press the button to select the  button to ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 63
    ... When you delete the photos from "Photo Library," use Media Manager for WALKMAN or Windows Explorer. For details about using Media Manager for ..., see its Help. Note Table of Contents Menu  Media Manager for WALKMAN cannot delete photos whose name has been changed using Windows Explorer. ...
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     Playing Photos Displaying the Photo Option Menu You can display the Photo option menu by pressing the OPTION/PWR OFF button on a list screen, such as the photo folder list, or on the photo "Now Playing" screen. From the Photo option menu, various photo settings are available. The option ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 65
    ... button until the Home menu appears.  Press the button to select the  button to confirm. The FM radio screen appears. (FM Radio), and then press Frequency Preset number Depending on the country/region in which you have purchased the player, the screen appearing is differed. Continued 
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    ... frequency. "Auto Preset completed." appears when presetting is completed, then the first preset station is ready to be received. Note  The "Auto Preset" operation will delete already preset broadcast stations. To stop automatic presetting Select "No" in step  and press the  ...
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     Listening to FM Radio 3 Selecting broadcast stations To Operation Table of Contents Select the previous frequency Select the next frequency... reception setting ( page 70) to "Low." *2 This setting is canceled if no preset stations are entered. Preset the receivable stations using "Auto...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 68
     Listening to FM Radio Presetting Broadcast Stations Manually You can preset broadcast stations which "Auto Preset" cannot detect ( ... the frequency.  Hints  You can preset up to 30 stations.  The FM Manual Preset can be set on the FM radio screen. Press the OPTION/PWR OFF button,...
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     Listening to FM Radio Deleting preset broadcast stations Table of Contents  Select a desired preset number for the frequency by pressing the / button during FM reception. The option menu appears. Menu  Press the OPTION/PWR OFF button.  Press the button to select "Delete ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 70
    0 Listening to FM Radio Setting the Reception (Scan Sensitivity) When you select stations using the "Auto Preset" function ( page 66) or the / button, the FM receiver may receive many unwanted broadcast stations because sensitivity is too high. In this case, set the reception to "...
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    1 Listening to FM Radio Changing to Monaural/Stereo (Mono/Auto) If noise occurs during FM reception, set the receiver to "Mono" for monaural. If you set it to "Auto," monaural/stereo reception is selected automatically, depending on reception conditions. "Auto" is set by default. ...
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    72 Listening to FM Radio Displaying the FM Tuner Option Menu You can display the FM tuner option menu by pressing the OPTION/ PWR OFF button while the FM radio screen is displayed. From the FM tuner option menu, various FM tuner settings are available. Option items Description/reference...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 73
     Common Settings Limiting the Volume (AVLS (Volume Limit)) You can set "AVLS (Volume Limit)" (Automatic Volume Limiter System) to limit the maximum volume to prevent auditory disturbance or distraction. With "AVLS (Volume Limit)," you can listen to music at a comfortable volume level. ...
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     Common Settings Turning Off the Beep Sound You can turn off the beep sounds of the player. "On" is set by default. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press the button to select ...
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    ... can set the screensaver to either "Clock" or "Blank" for when there is no operation for more than 30 seconds during song playback or FM tuner reception. Table ... clock appears as a screensaver. (Default setting)  "Blank": When there is no operation for more than 30 seconds, the ...
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    ... the BACK/HOME button before you confirm, the setting will be canceled.  Hints  You can adjust the brightness of the screen while you are playing a video or photo. Press the OPTION/PWR OFF button, and then select "Brightness" from the option menu.  If you adjust the brightness of the ...
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    77 Common Settings Setting the Current Time (Set Date-Time) You can set the current time by adjusting it manually. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press the button to select ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 78
    ... 79), or "Setting the Time Format" (Time Display Format) ( page 80). Notes Menu Index  If the battery power is used up, for example, when the player is not used for a long time, your settings for date and time may be reset and "-" will ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 79
    ...Format You can set the date format displayed for the current time ( page 77) as “YYYY/...appears.  Press the button to select “Date Display Format,” and then press the  button to confirm... the  button to confirm. You can select the format from the following 3 types.  “YYYY/MM/DDମ.
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 80
    ...Format You can select the time format displayed for the current time ( page 77) from either ....  Press the button to select "Time Display Format," and then press the  button to confirm....hour": Displays the current time in the 12-hour format.  "24-hour": Displays the current time...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 81
    ... appears. Available player information Option Description Model: Firmware: Total songs: Total videos: Total photos: WM-PORT: Displays the model name of the player. Displays ...the player's firmware. Displays the total number of songs stored on the player. Displays the total number of videos ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 82
    ... to Factory Settings (Reset all Settings) You can reset the player to the default settings. Resetting the player does not delete data such as audio and photo data. Table of ...select "Yes," and then press the  button To cancel the operation Select "No" in step  and press the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 83
    ...) You can format the built-in flash memory of the player. If the memory is formatted, all data will be erased. Be sure to verify the ...Yes," and then press the  button to confirm. While the memory is being formatted, an animated display appears. When initialization finishes, "Memory formatted...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 84
    ... to confirm. You can also cancel the operation by pressing the BACK/HOME button in step ... using software or Windows Explorer. appears instead of (Clock Display) if the player accesses... online services  (Clock Display), format the memory of the (available only in U.S.A.). To restore player ( page...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 85
     Common Settings Selecting the Display Language You can select from a variety of languages for the display of menus and messages on the player. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 86
     Common Settings Display language settings Setting Description Table of Contents Deutsch English Español Français Italiano Português Русский Messages and menus are displayed in German. Messages and menus are displayed in English. Messages and menus are displayed in Spanish. ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 87
    ... Life By adjusting the settings or managing the power supply properly, it is possible to save the battery power and use the player for a longer time. Turn off the player manually If you press and hold the OPTION/PWR OFF button, the player enters ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 88
    ... (Windows Media Audio) is a common audio compression technology developed by Microsoft Corporation. The WMA format produces ... Linear PCM: Linear PCM is an audio recording format without digital compression. You can listen to ..., so you can store fewer songs on the player. Lower bit rates enable you to ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 89
     Useful Facts What is video format? Video format refers to the method used when importing video and audio data to a...to 1/100 the size of original image files.  For details on acceptable formats and bit rates for this player  For details on supported file formats and bit rates, see  page...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 90
    ... Useful Facts Storing Data You can store computer data into the built-in flash memory of the player by transferring the ... your computer using Windows Explorer, or another transfer capable software. If the player is connected to the computer, the builtin flash memory appears in Windows Explorer as [...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 91
    ...Canada: http://www.sony.ca/ElectronicsSupport/ For customers in Europe: http://support.sony-europe.com/DNA For customers in Latin America: http://www..../index.crp For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/support For customers who purchased the overseas models: http://www.sony...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 92
    ...ca/ElectronicsSupport/ For customers in Europe, visit: http://support.sony-europe.com/DNA For customers in Latin ... countries/regions, visit: http://www.sony-asia.com/support For customers who purchased the overseas models, visit: http://www.sony.co.jp/overseas/support/ If the approaches listed above ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 93
    ... dry cloth.  No songs or video files are stored on the player.  Follow the instructions in the displayed ... the battery fully ( page 23).  If the player does not react, even after ... 92).  No data is stored on the player.  Follow the instructions in the displayed message, and transfer ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 94
    ...Available capacity is insufficient.  Delete unnecessary data to increase free space on the player. After dragging and dropping in Windows Explorer,...deleted  You cannot delete songs, videos or photos on the on the player. player.  Delete them using the software you used to transfer the data, ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 95
    ...USB (MTP)" is being displayed, you cannot operate the player.  Disconnect the USB connection, then operate the player.  With this player, there is no difference between stopping and pausing. When you press the  button,  appears and...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 96
    ... Explorer.  Format the built-in flash memory on the player ( page 83).  The supplied USB cable ... to the player ( page 27).  Transferred files are not in a playable format. For details, see "Supported ... not be played back, depending on the file format ( page 118).  Photos may not...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 97
    ... information whose file format is supported by the player.  Transfer again using the bundled Windows Media player, or another transfer capable software.  Thumbnail name does ...art using the bundled Windows Media Player 11, or another transfer capable software for setting cover art....
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 98
    ...  Characters that cannot appear on the player are included in the title.  Rename the title with appropriate characters using the software you used to transfer .... The screen turns off.  There was no operation attempted for more than 3 minutes while the player was in the pause mode.  Press ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 99
    ... Troubleshooting Power Symptom Cause/Remedy Table of Contents Battery life is short.  The operating ... should be replaced.  Consult your nearest Sony dealer.  Copyright-protected contents are played...., battery life may be shorter. The player cannot charge  The USB cable is not connected...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 100
    ...a computer Symptom Cause/Remedy Table of Contents Media Manager for WALKMAN does not start up.  ...on the player, depending on the software environment that is running on your computer.  Activate Windows Media Player, or Windows Explorer. The player is not  The USB cable is not connected to...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 101
    ...and dropping again. Before installing the bundled Windows Media Player 11 on your computer, make sure to check whether your software or service corresponds to Windows Media Player 11. For details on usage, or support on Windows Media Player, visit the following ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 102
    ...or .m4v files on a computer that already has Windows Media Player 10 installed.  Install Windows Media Player 11 from the supplied CD-ROM. If you transfer data using ...to increase the available space. The player becomes  A USB hub or USB extension cable is being used. unstable while ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 103
    ...from the player. Cause/Remedy Menu Index The FM broadcast is affected by interference. Other Symptom There is no beep sound when the player is operated. The player gets warm.  "Beep Settings" is set to "Off."  Set "Beep Settings" to ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 104
    ...playlists has reached 65,535. Cannot play; file format is not supported. Cannot play; the license is expired. You are trying... songs that exceed the limit in the "Others" list, delete unnecessary songs from the player using the software you used to transfer the songs, or Windows Explorer.  If...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 105
    .... Delete files to ensure supplied USB cable, and free space. then delete any unnecessary data from the player using another software used for transferring, or Windows Explorer. To operate the player, slide The player cannot be On hold...the HOLD switch to the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 106
    ... Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33913 Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Model No.: Responsible Party: Address: Telephone Number: SONY NWZ-E435F/E436F/E438F Sony Electronics Inc. 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego CA 92127 U.S.A. 858-942-2230 This device ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 107
    ..., please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. Applicable accessories: Headphones Disposal of waste batteries (applicable in the European Union and other European ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 108
    ... applying EU directives The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, ... Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee matters please refer to the addresses given...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 109
    ... it is leaking. Since battery liquid may remain in the player, consult your nearest Sony dealer if the battery has leaked. If the liquid ... occurs, turn off the player immediately, disconnect the USB cable from the player, and consult your nearest Sony dealer or Sony Service Center.  Do not put the...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 110
    .... It may cause a malfunction or damage.  Never use the player where it will be subjected to extremes of light, temperature, moisture or vibration. ... leave the player on an unstable surface or in an inclined position.  If the player causes interference to radio or television reception, turn the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 111
    ...build‑up Heat may build up in the player while charging if it is used for an extended ... pass by. Furthermore be careful not to swing the player by the strap to avoid bumping people.  Refrain... may form temporarily in cases such as when the player is moved quickly from a low-temperature environment...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 112
    ..., images may appear with black bands around them. This is not a malfunction of the player. Table of Contents Menu On cleaning  Clean the player's case ... use after washing. If you have any questions or problems concerning the player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. Continued  Index
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 113
    ... use of the software bundled with this player.  In the event a problem occurs with this software as a result of defective manufacturing, SONY will replace it. However, SONY bears no other responsibility.  The software provided with this player cannot be used with ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 114
    ... of the copyright holders.  Sony is not responsible for incomplete recording/downloading or damaged data due to problems of the player or computer.  ...index.crp For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/support For customers who purchased the overseas models: http://www....
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 115
    115 Additional Information License and Trademark Notice  ATRAC is trademark of Sony Corporation.  "WALKMAN" and "WALKMAN" logo are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.  Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and Windows Media are trademarks or registered trademarks of ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 116
    ... VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY ... VIDEO PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE VC-1 VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY ... or registered trademarks of their respective holders. In this manual, TM and ® marks are not specified....
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 117
    ... unprotected content. A list of revoked WM-DRM Software is sent to your device whenever you download a..., ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE. Program ©2008 Sony Corporation Documentation ©2008 Sony Corporation Table of Contents Menu ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 118
    118 Additional Information Specifications Supported file format Music Audio Formats (Codec) MP3 Media File format...24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz (Stereo/Mono) Media File format: Wave-Riff file format File... Menu WMA Index AAC-LC*2 Linear PCM Video Video Formats (Codec) MPEG-4 Windows Media File format: ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 119
    11 Additional Information Photo* Photo Format (Codec) JPEG Media File format: Compatible with Exif 2.21 file format File extension:.... *4 Some WMV files can be played back only by transferring using Windows Media Player 11. *5 Some photo files cannot be played back, depending on their file formats....
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 120
    ... audio file format song numbers and times may differ from MP3 format. NWZ-EF Bit rate 48 kbps 64 kbps 128 kbps 256 ... are transferred. The time may differ, depending on the conditions under which the player is used. NWZ-EF Bit rate Video Format: 384 kbps Audio Format: 128 kbps Video Format: 768 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 121
    ...Additional Information Capacity (User available capacity)*1 NWZ-E435F: 2 GB (Approx. 1.69 GB = 1,811,415,040 bytes) NWZ-E436F: 4 GB (Approx. 3.49 GB = 3,744,464,896 bytes) NWZ-E438F: 8 GB (Approx. 7.05 GB = 7,572...-ion battery  USB power (from a computer via the supplied USB cable) Charging time...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 122
    ... the brightness of the screen ( page 76) is set to "3." The time below may differ depending on ambient temperature or the status of use. NWZ-E435F/E436F/E438F Music Playback at MP3 128 kbps Playback at WMA 128 kbps Playback at AAC-LC 128 kbps Playback...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 123
    ... port (Hi-Speed USB is recommended)  Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or 3.0, QuickTime 7.3, Internet Explorer 6.0 or 7.0, Windows Media Player 10 or 11 (... Player 11 recommended. Some computers that already have Windows Media Player 10 installed may encounter file limitation (AAC, video files, etc.) ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 124
    ...2)...44 A AAC ...88 AAC-LC ...118 Accessories ...8 Adobe Reader...3 Attachment ...8 Audio format ...88 Auto Preset ...66 AVC ......77, 79, 80 Date Display Format ...79 Display ...50, 59 E Equalizer ...43 Explorer ...90 F Firmware...91 FM tuner ...65 Format (Initialize) ...83 H Headphones...8, 111 Heavy...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 125
    ...81 Total songs ...81 Total videos ...81 Troubleshooting...92 Turning off the player manually ...87 U Unique...44 Upgrading...91 USB cable ...8 V Video format ...89 Video Library ...6, 46 Video Orientation ...48 VOL+/- button ...11 Continued 
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 126
    126 Additional Information W Windows Explorer...90 Windows Media Player ...9 WM-PORT ...11, 81 WMA ...88, 118 WMV ...89, 118 Z Zoom ...51 Table of Contents Menu Index



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Sony NWZ-E438F - 8gb Walkman Video Mp3 Player Manual