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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    ...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," "... Find what you are looking for from a list of key words mentioned in the manual.  Hints  You can jump to the indicated page by clicking ...
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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 ...the Music Option Menu ...39 Presetting Broadcast Stations Manually ...68 Deleting preset broadcast stations ...69 Setting...
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    ...Contents Menu Index Useful Facts Maximizing Battery Life ...87 What are Format and Bit Rate?...88 What is audio format? ...88 What is video format? ...89 What is photo format? ...89... ...90 Upgrading the Player's Firmware ...91 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting ...92 Messages ...104 Additional ...
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    ... point of each function, such as playing songs, videos and photos, searching for songs, listening to ...33 Release Year...34 Folder ...35 Video Library ...46 Continued  *1 appears instead ...) if the player accesses certain online services (available only in the (Clock Display), U.S.A.). To restore ...
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     Settings Music Settings Play Mode ...41 Equalizer...43 Video Settings Zoom Settings...51 Video Orientation ...48 Display ...50 Photo Settings Photo Orientation ...57 Display ...59 ... Display Format ...79 Time Display Format ...80 Reset all Settings ...82 Format ...83 Language Settings ...
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    ... Supplied Accessories Please check the accessories in the package.  Headphones (1)  USB cable (1)  Attachment (1) Use when connecting the player to ...be different. *3 Media Manager for WALKMAN is not bundled with the packages sold in the U.S.A. Please download it from the following web site:...
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    ... to check whether your software or service corresponds to Windows Media Player 11. Media Manager for WALKMAN*1 Media Manager for WALKMAN can...WMV*2*3) *1 If you purchased the package in the U.S.A, please download Media Manager for WALKMAN from the following web site: http://www....
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 10
    ...operation, refer to the Help of the software. Transferable files: Music (MP3, WMA, AAC*1, WAV), Photo (JPEG), Video (MPEG-4 Simple Profile, ... transferred to the player after conversion to MP3 file format. To convert files, download MP3 Conversion Tool from the customer support website ( page 114).
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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 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 12
    ...help with button operations. Table of Contents Menu Index Continued   The player consumes battery power very slightly even when it is in standby mode. Therefore, the player might turn completely off in a short time, depending on the power remaining in the battery.
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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 change the player's settings. The Home menu appears when you press and hold the BACK/HOME button. The diagram below shows how the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 15
    ... is displayed, moves the cursor left or right to display a list of items. 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. Moves the cursor up or down. Press and hold to scroll up or down faster....
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 16
    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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    1 How to use the 5‑way button on the "Now Playing" screen Music Song name Table of Contents Menu Artist name Album title Genre Release year Playing status Buttons Description Index  Starts song playback. When playback starts,  appears on the display, and if the  button is ...
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    ... and functions will also be changed. Buttons Description Index  Starts video playback. When playback starts,  appears on the display, and if the ... the video. Press the  button to find the beginning of the currently playing video. Press and hold the / button to scan a playing video ...
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    1 Photo Table of Contents Menu Playing status When you change the display orientation to horizontal, the button orientation and functions will also be changed. Buttons Description Index  /  appears on the display and a slide show starts. If the  button is pressed again,  ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 20
    ... page 61) The icons of the sound effect setting ( page 44) The icons of the video setting  "Zoom Settings" is set to "Auto" or "Full" ( page 51) The icon of the remaining of the battery ( page 23) Table of Contents Menu Index Continued 
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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
    ... 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: , charging...
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    ... while the player accesses the computer. Do not disconnect the supplied USB cable while "Do not disconnect." appears or data ... a power saving mode, such as the sleep or hibernation mode, while the player is connected via the USB cable, the player's battery is not charged. Instead, the player ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 25
    ... turn off the player If you press and hold the OPTION/PWR OFF button( page 12), the player enters the standby mode and the screen turns off to save battery power. If you press any button while in the standby mode, the "Now Playing" screen, etc., appears and the player is ready for operation. ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 26
    ... 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). Table of Contents Menu Index
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    ... 11. Notes Index  Do not disconnect the USB cable while "Do not disconnect."...MP_ROOT" folders.  Connect the player to your computer using the supplied USB cable. Insert the connector of the USB cable into the player with the facing up. The player appears on Windows Explorer as [WALKMAN...
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    ... or lower case letters are not distinguished. Table of Contents Menu Index For videos (On Windows ... the 8th level is not ensured. (On the player) Video files are displayed in the order they are transferred... can set JPEG files as a thumbnails of video files, by placing JPEG files in the corresponding...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 29
    ...the 8th level is not ensured. (On the player) Only folders containing photos are displayed in alphabetical order. Note Table of Contents Menu Index  All files with the extension .jpg, including thumbnail files of videos, are recognized as photos. All folders containing .jpg files are displayed.
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 30
    0 Playing Music Searching for Songs (Music Library) You can search for songs by title of songs, albums, artist, and genre, etc. BACK/HOME button 5-way button Table of Contents Menu Music Library Index Note  It may take time to start up the player or display the file/folder list when many...
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    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. (...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 33
     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 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 35
     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
    ...using the bundled Windows Media Player 11, or another transfer capable software. However, some playlists may not be recognized by the player, depending on software. For details on operation, refer to the Help or maker of the software. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Playlists 5-way button...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 37
     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 button Table of Contents Menu Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press the button to select (...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 38
     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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     Playing Music Displaying the Music Option Menu You can display the Music option menu by pressing the OPTION/PWR OFF button on a list screen, such as a song list, or on the music "Now Playing" screen. From the Music option menu, various settings of music are available. The option items ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 40
    ... and file name. Adds the song to the wish list to purchase it on the service corresponded software./ Removes the song from the wish list. Displays the current time... the bundled Windows Media Player 11, or another transfer capable software for setting cover art. For details on operation, refer to the ...
  • 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 which the playback starts (album list, artist list, etc.). Play mode type/icon description Table of Contents Normal/No icon The songs within the playback range are played back in the song list order. ...
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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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    ...Library), and then  Press the button to select a video to play, and then press the  button... ( page 50), the detailed information, such as the video title, its playback icon, and the elapsed playing time, etc., appears while the video is playing. The information disappears if this setting...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 47
    ...video list, and then select the next video from the list ( page 15). Find the beginning ...Go forward slightly ( )*1 Press the  button while the video is paused. 1 Go backward slightly ( )* Press ... when going forward or backward varies, depending on the video. *2 Fast forward/backward speed varies...
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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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    .... The operation of the 5-way button is switched according to the setting of "Video Orientation" ( page 18). "Vertical" Menu Index 4:3 ... information disappears if this setting is set to "Off." Note  If "Video Orientation" is set to "Horizontal (right)," the title of the ...
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    ... desired setting, and then press the  button to confirm.  "On": Displays the video title, playback status, or the elapsed time, etc.  ... button, and select "Display" from the option menu. Note  If "Video Orientation" is set to "Horizontal (right)," the title of the video ...
  • 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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    ... the “Now Playing” screen. Finds the beginning of the video ( page 47). Displays file information... file name, etc. Starts playback of the video that was played most recently. The “Now Playingମ. to the song playback screen Finds the beginning of the video ( page 47). Sets the zoom function...
  • 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
    ... 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 details on data hierarchy, see  page 29. Notes Table of Contents Menu ...
  • 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. ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 58
     Playing Photos  Press the button to select the desired setting, and then Table of Contents press the  button to confirm.  "Vertical": Displays at 240 × 320 pixels. (Default setting)  "Horizontal (right)" or "Horizontal (left)": Displays at 320 × 240 pixels. The ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 59
     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
    0 Playing Photos Playing a Slide Show You can display photos in a selected folder continuously. Table of Contents Menu Photo Library BACK/HOME button 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press the button to select press the  button...
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    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 ...
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     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 WALKMAN, see its Help. Note Table of Contents Menu  Media Manager for WALKMAN cannot delete photos whose name has been changed using Windows ...
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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 ...
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     Listening to FM Radio Listening to FM Radio You can listen to FM radio. The headphone cord serves as an antenna, so connect the headphones and extend it as far as possible. FM Radio BACK/HOME button OPTION/PWR OFF button 5-way button Table of Contents Menu Index 1 Switching to the FM radio ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 66
     Listening to FM Radio 2 Presetting broadcast stations automatically (Auto Preset) You can preset receivable broadcast stations (up to 30 stations) in your area automatically by selecting "Auto Preset." When you use the FM tuner for the first time, or when you move to a new area, we ...
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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 Press the  button. Press the  button. Menu Search the previous receivable Press and hold the  button. broadcast station*1 Search the next ...
  • 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
    ... 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 "Low." "High" is set by default. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press ...
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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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     Common Settings Setting a Screensaver Type You 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 of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 76
    ....  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 screen to a lower level, the battery will last longer ( page 87).
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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 ...
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    ... ( page 80). Notes Menu Index  If the battery power is used up, for example, when the player is ..., your settings for date and time may be reset and "-" will be displayed instead of the current date and ... clock may gain or lose up to 60 seconds per month. In this case, set the clock again. ...
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     Common Settings Setting the Date Format You can set the date format displayed for the current time ( page 77) as "YYYY/MM/DD," "MM/DD/YYYY," or "DD/MM/YYYY." Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 80
    0 Common Settings Setting the Time Format You can select the time format displayed for the current time ( page 77) from either a "12-hour" or "24-hour" display. Table of Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-way button Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 81
    .... Available player information Option Description Model: Firmware: Total songs: Total videos: Total photos: WM-PORT: Displays the model name of ... the total number of songs stored on the player. Displays the total number of videos stored on the player. Displays the total number of photos stored on ...
  • 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 ... The list of "Common Settings" options appears.  Press the button to select "Reset all Settings," and then press the  button to confirm....
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     Common Settings Formatting Memory (Format) 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 data stored in memory prior to formatting and export any important data to the hard disk of your computer. Table of ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 84
    ... Table of Contents  Do not format the built-in flash memory using software or Windows Explorer. appears instead of (Clock Display) if the player accesses certain online services  (Clock Display), format the memory of the (available only in U.S.A.). To restore ...
  • 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
    ... 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 ... bit rate Playing time will vary, as battery charge can be affected by the format and bit rate of songs, videos or photos that are ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 88
     Useful Facts What are Format and Bit Rate? What is audio format? Table of Contents Menu Audio format refers to the method used when importing audio data from the Internet or audio CDs to a computer and saving it as an audio file. Common formats include MP3 and WMA, etc. MP3: MP3 (MPEG-1 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 89
    ... ISO (International Organization for Standardization). The compression format is for video and audio data. AVC: AVC ... MPEG-4, achieves a high compression rate, and supports copy control by DRM. Table of Contents ... and bit rates for this player  For details on supported file formats and bit rates, ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 90
    ... memory appears in Windows Explorer as [WALKMAN]. Notes Table of Contents Menu  Do not use the bundled software while using Windows Explorer to interact with the built-in flash memory of the player.  Do not disconnect the supplied USB cable while "Do not disconnect." that appears ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 91
    ....sony-europe.com/DNA For customers in Latin America: http://www.sony-latin.com/index.crp For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/support For customers who purchased the overseas models: http://www.sony.co.jp/overseas/support/  Download the update program to ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 92
    ... sites. For customers in the USA, visit: http://www.sony.com/walkmansupport For customers in Canada, visit: http... For customers in Latin America, visit: http://www.sony-latin.com/index.crp For customers in other ... above fail to resolve the issue, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Continued  Index...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 93
    ... are stored on the player.  Follow the instructions in the displayed message, and transfer songs or videos from the computer.  The battery is consumed.  Charge the ... player does not react, even after charging the battery, press the RESET button to reset the player ( page 92).  No data ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 94
    94 Troubleshooting Operation (continued) Symptom Cause/Remedy Table of Contents Transferred data .... The maximum number of files is 1,000 files for videos, 8,000 files for photos. Also, the maximum ... delete songs, videos or photos on the on the player. player.  Delete them using the software you ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 95
    ... condensation.   Wait a few hours to let the player dry.  The remaining battery power is low or insufficient.  Charge the battery by connecting the player to a running computer ( page 23).  If you charge the battery and nothing changes, press the RESET button to reset the player ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 96
    ... 23).  If you charge the battery and nothing changes, press the RESET button ... memory on the player ( page 83).  The supplied USB cable was disconnected from the player while data ....  Charge the battery by connecting the player to a running computer ( page 23). The songs or video files ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 97
    ...format. Menu Index Cover art is not displayed. The player cannot format.  The remaining battery is low or insufficient.  Charge the battery by connecting the player to a running computer ( page 23). The player's power was  If a malfunction occurs, the player...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 98
     Troubleshooting Display Symptom Cause/Remedy Table of Contents is displayed instead of  The icon has been changed because the player has accessed an online service (available only in the U. (Clock Display) on S.A.). the Home menu.  To restore (Clock Display), ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 99
    ...time, even after charging the battery fully, the battery should be replaced.  Consult your nearest Sony dealer.  Copyright-protected contents are played.  When.... The player cannot charge  The USB cable is not connected to a USB port on the battery. your computer properly. ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 100
    ... your computer using the supplied USB cable.  The computer is running another software other than the...minutes, and reconnect it. If the problem persists, disconnect the USB cable, restart the computer, and ...using the supplied USB cable.  The USB port on your computer may have a problem. Connect ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 101
    ... whether your software or service corresponds to Windows Media Player 11. For details on usage, or support ..., visit the following web site: http://support.microsoft.com/  The USB cable is not connected ... port on your computer properly.  Disconnect the USB cable, and then reconnect it.  There ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 102
    ... available space. The player becomes  A USB hub or USB extension cable is being used. unstable while it is  Connecting the player via a USB hub or extension connected to the cable may not work. ... player to your computer. computer using the supplied USB cable. You cannot delete or  You ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 103
    ...frequency is not fully tuned in.  Select the frequency manually to improve reception using the / button ( page ...down.  If you left the player for a while with the battery used up, the date and time may be reset. This is not a malfunction. Charge the battery until appears on the screen ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 104
    10 Troubleshooting Messages Follow the instructions below if a message appears in the display. Message Meaning Remedy Table of Contents All ...playlists has reached 65,535. Cannot play; file format is not supported. Cannot play; the license is expired. You are trying to play ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 105
    ...or other message. Do not disconnect external devices to the USB cable until transfer data. transferring completes. Updating the firmware Follow the instructions Firmware update ...your computer using the memory. Delete files to ensure supplied USB cable, and free space. then delete any...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 106
    ...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 complies ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 107
    ... case of products that for safety, performance or data integrity reasons require a permanent connection with an incorporated battery, this battery should be replaced by qualified service staff only. To ensure that the battery will be treated ...
  • 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
    ...may remain in the player, consult your nearest Sony dealer if the battery has leaked. If the... player immediately, disconnect the USB cable from the player, and consult your nearest Sony dealer or... Consult your nearest Sony dealer or Sony Service Center for exchange of rechargeable batteries, internal ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 110
    110 Additional Information On installation  Do not put any heavy object on top of the player or apply a strong shock to the player. It may cause a malfunction or damage.  Never use the player where it will be subjected to extremes of light, temperature, moisture or vibration. The player may...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 111
    ... the player according to the in-flight announcements during take off or landing in an aircraft.  Note that condensation may form temporarily in cases such as when the player is moved quickly from a low-temperature environment to a hightemperature environment or used in a room that has a heater ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 112
    ... of the player. Table of Contents Menu On cleaning  Clean the player's case with a soft cloth, such as a cleaning cloth for eyeglasses.  If ... before 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
    ... out of the 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 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 114
    ... use only. Use of the song beyond this limit requires permission of the copyright holders.  Sony is not responsible for incomplete recording/downloading or damaged data due to problems of the player or computer.  Depending on the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 116
    ... PROVIDER LICENSED TO PROVIDE AVC VIDEO. NO LICENSE IS GRANTED OR SHALL BE IMPLIED FOR ANY... NON-COMMERCIAL USE OF A CONSUMER TO (i) ENCODE VIDEO IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE VC-1 STANDARD (“VC-1 VIDEOମ. or registered trademarks of their respective holders. In this manual, TM and ® marks are not specified...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 117
    ...of revoked WM-DRM Software is sent to your device whenever you download a license for Secure Content ... license, also download revocation lists onto your device on behalf of Secure Content Owners. ... SOFTWARE. Program ©2008 Sony Corporation Documentation ©2008 Sony Corporation Table of Contents Menu ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 118
    ....mp3 Bit rate: 32 to 320 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR)) Sampling ....wma Bit rate: 32 to 192 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR)) Sampling ...m4a Bit rate: 16 to 320 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR))*3 Sampling ...channel Bit rate: 32 to 192 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR)) Sampling ...
  • 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: .jpg Profile: Baseline Profile Number of pixels: Max. 4,000 × 4,000 pixels (16,000,000 pixels) Max. 8,000 Table of Contents The number of files 1 Menu * ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 120
    ...and times may differ from MP3 format. NWZ-EF Bit rate 48 kbps 64 ...11 hr. 40 min. Table of Contents NWZ-EF Songs 2,450 1,850 925 460 ... hr. 40 min. Menu Index NWZ-EF Bit rate 48 kbps 64 .... 10 min. 4 hr. 00 min. NWZ-EF Time 15 hr. 00 min. 8 hr. 30 min. NWZ-EF Time 30 hr. 40 min. 17 hr...
  • 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 =... lithium-ion battery  USB power (from a computer via the supplied USB cable) Charging ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 122
    ... 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 at...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 123
    ...later) Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 2 or later) Not supported by 64 bit version ...original CDs, a CD-R/RW drive is required.  Sound board  USB 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 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 124
    ......118 Accessories ...8 Adobe Reader...3 Attachment ...8 Audio format ...88 Auto Preset ...66 AVC ...89, 118 AVLS (Volume Limit) ...73 B BACK/HOME button ...11 Battery ...23, 87, 122 Beep Settings ...74 Bit rate ...88, 118 Brightness ...76 C Capacity ...121 Computer...123 Custom ...44, 45 D Data ......
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 125
    ... Time setting...77 Total photos ...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 ......
  • 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