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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    ...way button and screen ...15 Displaying the "Now Playing" screen ...21 Menu Player Controls and Screens ...14 Using the OPTION Button ...22 Index Getting Started Preparing the Player ...23 Getting Data...26 Transferring Data ...27 Charging the player ...23 Turning ...
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    ... Format ...79 Setting the Time Format ...80 Displaying the Player Information (Unit Information) ...81 ...89 What is photo format? ...89 Storing Data ...90 Upgrading the Player's Firmware ...91 Troubleshooting ... country/region in which you have purchased the player, some models may not be available.
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    ... Folder ...35 Video 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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    ...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 player. *2 Depending on the country/...
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     About the bundled software Windows Media Player 11 Windows Media Player can import audio data from CDs and transfer ... 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 ...
  • 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 Tool ...
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    ... sound from 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 ...
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    ...Now Playing" screen, etc., appears and the player is ready for operation. Furthermore, if you ... Playing" screen appears. Note on the *1 Functions marked with player are activated if you press and .... Table of Contents Menu Index Continued   The player consumes battery power very slightly ...
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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...
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    ... 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....
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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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    ... of the current, previous, or next 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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    ... and functions will also be changed. Buttons Description Index  Starts video playback. When playback starts,  appears on the display, and if the ... 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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    ... than 3 minutes, the screen turns off and the player enters standby mode. FM Buttons .... Selects frequencies. Selects the next receivable broadcast station by pressing and holding. Selects the preset. ... while FM is paused, the screen turns off and the player enters the standby mode. Continued 
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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" ( ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 21
    .... (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
    ... while the player 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...
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    ...appears in the display while the player accesses the computer. Do not disconnect the supplied USB cable while "Do not ...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 continues to draw power from the ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 25
    ...the OPTION/PWR OFF button( page 12), the player enters the standby mode and the screen turns..."Now Playing" screen, etc., appears and the player is ready for operation. Furthermore, if standby mode... automatically. If you press any button when the player is turned off, the start up screen appears...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 26
     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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    .... 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 ... by transferring using Windows Media Player 11. Notes Index  Do not disconnect the USB cable while "Do ...
  • 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
    ... 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... Index  All files with the extension .jpg, including thumbnail files of videos, are recognized as photos. All folders containing .jpg files are ...
  • 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 button Table of Contents Menu Index  Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home menu appears.  Press the button to select (Shuffle...
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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 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
    ... 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 sound settings appear on ...
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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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    ...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 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 50
    .... (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 ...
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    ... 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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    ... Displays the "Now Playing" screen. Finds the beginning of the video ( page 47). Displays file information, such as file size, resolution, video/audio compression format, and file name, ... information, such as file size, resolution, video/audio compression format, and file name, ...
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     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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     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 ..., 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
    ... 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 ... 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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    ...Yes," and then press the  button to confirm. The receivable broadcast stations will be preset in order from low to high frequency. "Auto Preset... and press the  button to confirm. To block the reception from unwanted stations If interference is prevalent or sensitivity is too high, change...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 67
    ...Listening to FM Radio 3 Selecting broadcast stations To Operation Table of Contents Select the previous... Press and hold the  button. broadcast station*1 Search the next receivable Press and hold the  button. broadcast station*1 Select the previous preset number*2 Press the  button. Select...
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     Listening to FM Radio Presetting Broadcast Stations Manually You can preset broadcast stations which "Auto Preset" cannot ... 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, and select "...
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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... to select "Delete from Preset," and then press the  button to confirm. When the preset broadcast station is deleted, a message appears. Index
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    ... 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. ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 72
    ... page Table of Contents Menu Presets the currently tuned-in broadcast station ( page 68). Delete from Preset Deletes a broadcast station from the preset stations ( page 69). Auto Preset Presets the broadcast stations automatically ( page 66). Scan Sensitivity Adjusts the sensitivity of ...
  • 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
    ... 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
    .../YYYY." Furthermore, you can select the time format from either "12-hour" or "24-hour." ... see "Setting the Date Format" (Date Display Format) ( page 79), or "Setting the Time Format" ... If the battery power is used up, for example, when the player is not used for a long time, your ...
  • 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.
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    ...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
    ...available player information options appears. Available player information Option Description Model: Firmware: Total songs: Total videos: Total photos...for the player's firmware. Displays the total number of songs stored on the player. Displays the total number of videos stored on ...
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     Common Settings Resetting 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 Contents Menu BACK/HOME button Settings 5-...
  • 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
    ... 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 player ( page 83). Menu Index
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     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
    ... the player for a longer time. Turn off the player manually If you press and hold the OPTION/PWR OFF button, the player enters standby mode and the screen turns off ..., if standby mode continues for more than about 4 hours, the player turns completely off automatically. Changing the settings...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 88
    ...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... song's sound quality by selecting a high bit rate when transferring the song from the computer to the player. Continued ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 89
    ... Useful Facts What is video format? Video format refers to the method used when importing video and .../AVC. WMV: WMV (Windows Media Video) is a video compression format developed by Microsoft Corporation. ... formats and bit rates for this player  For details on supported file formats and bit rates,...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 90
    ... using Windows Explorer, or another transfer capable software. If the player is connected to the computer, the builtin ...-in flash memory of the player.  Do not disconnect the supplied USB cable while "Do ... the built-in flash memory, format it on the player ( page 83). You cannot change folder ...
  • 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
    ...  Clean the headphone plug with a soft dry cloth.  No songs or video files 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 ...
  • 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
    ... and nothing changes, press the RESET button to reset the player ( page 92 ).  While "Connecting" or "Connected USB (MTP)" is being displayed, you cannot operate the player.  Disconnect the USB connection, then operate the player.  With this ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 96
    ... was be found. formatted using Windows Explorer.  Format the built-in flash memory on the player ( page 83).  The supplied USB cable was disconnected from the player while data was being transferred.  Transfer usable files back to your computer and ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 97
    ...the player.  Transfer again using the bundled Windows Media player, or another transfer capable software.  Thumbnail name does not match its ...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 ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 98
    ... U. (Clock Display) on S.A.). the Home menu.  To restore (Clock Display), format the player ( page 83 appears for a title.  Characters that cannot appear on the player are included in the title.  Rename the title with appropriate characters using the software you used to ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 99
    ... fully, the battery should be replaced.  Consult your nearest Sony dealer.  Copyright-protected contents are played.  When copyright-protected contents are played, battery life may be shorter. The player cannot charge  The USB cable is not connected to a USB port on the battery. ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 100
    ...A USB hub is being used. supplied USB cable.  Connecting the player via a USB hub may not... Connect the player to your computer using the supplied USB cable.  The computer is running another software ... supplied USB cable.  The USB port on your computer may have a problem. Connect the player to...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 101
    ... 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, ... support on Windows Media Player, visit the following web site: http://support.microsoft.com/  The USB cable is not ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 102
    ...Media Player 10 installed.  Install Windows Media Player 11 from the supplied CD-ROM. If you transfer data using an appropriate software for ...connected to the cable may not work. Connect the player to your computer. computer using the supplied USB cable. You cannot delete or  You cannot delete ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 103
    ... ( page 74).  The beep does not sound when the player is connected to the optional cradle, or another device.  The... just after charging. The player also may get warm when a large amount of data is transferred. This behavior is normal and not cause for a concern. Set the player aside for a ...
  • 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
    ... not disconnect external devices to the USB cable until transfer data. transferring completes. Updating the firmware Follow the instructions Firmware update failed...to ensure supplied USB cable, and free space. then delete any unnecessary data from the player using another ...
  • 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
    ... Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. Applicable accessories: Headphones Disposal of waste ...or data integrity reasons require a permanent connection with an incorporated battery, this battery should be replaced by qualified service staff only. To ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 108
    ... sold in countries applying EU directives The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or guarantee ...
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 109
    ...electric shock. If this 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 player into fire.  Do not take apart or remodel 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
    ....  Sony is not responsible for incomplete recording/downloading or damaged data due to problems of the player .... Index About the customer support Web site If you have any questions or issues....ca/ElectronicsSupport/ For customers in Europe: http://support.sony-europe.com/DNA For customers in Latin...
  • 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
    ... 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
    ... Content providers are using the digital rights management technology for Windows Media contained in this device ...revoked WM-DRM Software is sent to your device whenever you download a license for Secure .... 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
    ... are included depending on the sampling frequency. *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. Index Continued 
  • Sony NWZ-E438F | Operation Guide - Page 120
    .... 30 hr. 40 min. 24 hr. 40 min. Menu Index NWZ-EF Bit rate 48 kbps 64 kbps 128 kbps 256 kbps 320 ...only videos 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 kbps ...
  • 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... (from a computer via the supplied USB cable) Charging time USB-based charging Approx...
  • 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 ...
  • 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