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Operation Guide
NW-A605 / A607 / A608
©2005 Sony Corporation
2-661-269-11 (1)

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  • Page 1 Operation Guide NW-A605 / A607 / A608 ©2005 Sony Corporation 2-661-269-11 (1)
  • Page 2: About The Manuals

    About the Manuals Included with the player are the Quick Start Guide and this PDF-format Operation Guide. Additionally, after installing CONNECT Player software from the supplied CD-ROM, you can refer to the Help within CONNECT Player. – The Quick Start Guide explains set up and the basic operations, enabling you to import tracks into a computer, to transfer them to the player, and to play them back.
  • Page 3 To change the page layout The buttons at the bottom of the Adobe Reader screen enable you to select how pages are displayed. Single Page Pages are displayed one at a time. When you scroll, the display changes to a previous or succeeding page. Continuous Pages are displayed as a continuous roll of pages.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Supplied Accessories... 7 Basic Operation – Parts and Controls... Playing Tracks Searching for Tracks Searching for tracks from all tracks (All Song) ... Searching for tracks by artist Searching for tracks by album Searching for tracks by genre Searching for tracks by release year (Release Year) ...
  • Page 5 Advanced Feature Recharging the Player ... 61 Maximizing Battery Life ... 62 What are Format and Bit Rate? ... 63 Playing Tracks Without Pauses ... 64 Playing Audio Files Stored in SonicStage ... 65 How is Track Information Imported into the Player?... 66 Storing Data Other Than Audio Files ...
  • Page 6 Button Function Menu You can operate the following functions using the DISP/FUNC, SEARCH/ MENU, REPEAT/SOUND button of the player. Front SEARCH/MENU button DISP/FUNC button Rear REPEAT/SOUND button DISP/FUNC button Pressing briefly Switches the display mode ... 44 Pressing and holding The following Function menu items appear.
  • Page 7: Player Software

    Supplied Accessories Please check the accessories in the package.  Headphones (1)  USB cable (1) About the serial number The serial number provided for this player is required for the customer registration. The number is on a label on the rear of the player. Do not remove the label.
  • Page 8: Basic Operation - Parts And Controls

    Basic Operation – Front Shuttle switch  button SEARCH/MENU button Shuttle switch Rotate the Shuttle switch in the direction of  or  to select a track or menu item. You can also skip to the beginning of the track, fast-forward or fast-rewind as follows.
  • Page 9: Hold Function

    HOLD function You can protect the player against accidental operation by using the HOLD function when carrying it. ALBUM Normal HOLD By pushing the Shuttle switch to the HOLD position, all operation buttons are disabled. If you press buttons while the HOLD function is activated, “HOLD”...
  • Page 10 Rear REPEAT/SOUND button Strap hole REPEAT/SOUND button Switches the Track Repeat mode. Press and hold this button to change the Sound quality setting. Strap hole This is used to attach a neck strap. Headphone jack For connecting the headphones. To use the headphone extension cord Connect until it clicks into place.
  • Page 11 Display Current track number/total track number of the Play Range Text/graphic information display Playing status indication Repeat mode indication Digital sound preset indication Remaining battery indication Text/graphic information display Displays album title, artist name, track name, current date and time, messages and menu.
  • Page 12: Playing Tracks

    Playing Tracks Searching for Tracks You can search for tracks by “All Song,” “Artist,” “Album,” “Genre,” etc. Searching for tracks from all tracks  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Music Library” and press the ...
  • Page 13: Searching For Tracks By Artist (Artist)

    Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks Searching for tracks by artist  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Music Library” and press the  button to confirm, and then press the SEARCH/MENU button.
  • Page 14 Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks  Hints • When you press the SEARCH/MENU button while using Music Library for track playback (or in stop mode), the Search menu appears for you to select a search method (All Song/Artist/Album/Genre/Release Year/Favorite 100/Playlist/RecentTransfer). •...
  • Page 15: Searching For Tracks By Album (Album)

    Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks Searching for tracks by album  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Music Library” and press the  button to confirm, and then press the SEARCH/MENU button.
  • Page 16: Searching For Tracks By Genre (Genre)

    Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks Searching for tracks by genre  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Music Library” and press the  button to confirm, and then press the SEARCH/MENU button.
  • Page 17 Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks  Hints • When you press the SEARCH/MENU button while using Music Library for track playback (or in stop mode), the Search menu appears for you to select a search method (All Song/Artist/Album/Genre/Release Year/Favorite 100/Playlist/RecentTransfer). •...
  • Page 18: Searching For Tracks By Release Year (Release Year)

    Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks Searching for tracks by release year  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Music Library” and press the  button to confirm, and then press the SEARCH/MENU button.
  • Page 19: Searching For Tracks From 100 Favorite Tracks (Favorite 100)

    Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks Searching for tracks from 100 favorite tracks You can search for tracks from the 100 most played.  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Music Library” and press the ...
  • Page 20: Searching For Tracks By Playlist (Playlist)

    Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks Searching for tracks by playlist You can play track lists (playlists) created in CONNECT Player.  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Music Library” and press the ...
  • Page 21: Searching For Tracks From Albums Recently Transferred (Recent Transfer)

    Playing Tracks... Searching for Tracks Searching for tracks from albums recently transferred (Recent Transfer)  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Music Library” and press the  button to confirm, and then press the SEARCH/MENU button.
  • Page 22: Playing Tracks In Random Order (Intelligent Shuffle)

    Playing Tracks Playing Tracks in Random Order (Intelligent Shuffle) The player offers 4 different random and repeat play modes (also known as “shuffle play” types). Playing your 100 favorite tracks in random order (My Favorite Shuffle) The player selects the 100 tracks that have been played the most and plays them in random order repeatedly.
  • Page 23 Playing Tracks... Playing Tracks in Random Order  Hints • Pull the Shuttle switch out to the ALBUM position and rotate to select the 100 most frequently played tracks, and they are reshuffled. • When you press the SEARCH/MENU button while using Intelligent Shuffle for track playback (or in stop mode), the Intelligent Shuffle mode menu appears for you to select a shuffle mode (My Favorite Shuffle/Artist Link Shuffle/Time Machine Shuffle/Sports Shuffle).
  • Page 24: Playing Similar Genre Tracks To The Selected Artist In Random Order (Artist Link Shuffle)

    Playing Tracks... Playing Tracks in Random Order Playing similar genre tracks to the selected artist in random order (Artist Link Shuffle) The player randomly selects an artist, similar genre tracks to the selected artist are searched (Artist Link Shuffle), and plays them in random order repeatedly. ...
  • Page 25: Playing Tracks Released In The Same Year In Random Order (Time Machine Shuffle)

    Playing Tracks... Playing Tracks in Random Order Playing tracks released in the same year in random order (Time Machine Shuffle) The player randomly selects a release year and plays all tracks in that year in random order repeatedly.  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.
  • Page 26: Playing Tracks In Random Order For A Specified Period Of Time (Sports Shuffle)

    Playing Tracks... Playing Tracks in Random Order Playing tracks in random order for a specified period of time (Sports Shuffle) The player randomly selects tracks from all the stored tracks and plays them in random order repeatedly (between 1 and 99 minutes). ...
  • Page 27: Changing The Repeat Mode

    Playing Tracks Changing the Repeat Mode There are 3 types of repeat mode: Track Repeat, A-B Repeat, and Sentence Repeat. • Track Repeat (Track Rep) This mode plays back tracks repeatedly in the following 3 ways. Track Repeat mode Repeat Single Repeat Shuffle Repeat •...
  • Page 28: Selecting The Repeat Mode (Repeat Mode)

    Playing Tracks... Changing the Repeat Mode Selecting the repeat mode Note • Only available when using the Music Library function in stop mode.  Press and hold the SEARCH/MENU button in stop mode until the Setting menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Repeat Mode>” and press the ...
  • Page 29: Playing Tracks Repeatedly (Track Repeat)

    Playing Tracks... Changing the Repeat Mode To cancel the Menu mode Press the SEARCH/MENU button to return the screen to the previous stage. Press repeatedly to exit menu mode. Notes • The display automatically returns to the playback screen if you do not operate any button for 60 seconds.
  • Page 30: Playing A Specified Section Repeatedly (A-B Repeat)

    Playing Tracks... Changing the Repeat Mode Playing a specified section repeatedly While playing a track, you can set the start point (A) and end point (B) for a section you wish to play repeatedly.  Select the A-B Repeat mode (A-B Rep) (  page 28). ...
  • Page 31 Playing Tracks... Changing the Repeat Mode To clear the start point (A) and end point (B) • Press the REPEAT/SOUND button during A-B Repeat playback. • Press the SEARCH/MENU button during A-B Repeat playback. • Select the previous or next track by rotating the Shuttle switch during A-B Repeat playback.
  • Page 32: Playing Specified Sentences Repeatedly (Sentence Repeat)

    Playing Tracks... Changing the Repeat Mode Playing specified sentences repeatedly This function automatically detects voice data between blank spaces (silent section) and repeats the voice data for a set number of counts. This is useful for language-learning material which has no background music. ...
  • Page 33 Playing Tracks... Changing the Repeat Mode To clear the setting point • Press the REPEAT/SOUND button during Sentence Repeat playback. • Press the SEARCH/MENU button during Sentence Repeat playback. • Select the previous or next track by rotating the Shuttle switch during Sentence Repeat playback.
  • Page 34: Settings

    Settings Setting the Sound Quality (Digital Sound Preset) You can adjust the treble and bass. You can preset 2 settings, which can be selected while the audio player is played. Selecting the Sound quality setting Default settings Sound quality (Indication) Bass Treble Note...
  • Page 35: Sound

    Settings... Setting the Sound Quality Adjusting the Sound quality You can adjust the bass and treble. Sound quality Bass Treble You can preset the desired sound quality settings as “Sound 1” and “Sound 2” and select either one while playing music. Note •...
  • Page 36: Setting The Maximum Speed Of The Fast- Forward/Fast-Rewind (Cue/Rev)

    Settings Setting the Maximum Speed of the Fast- forward/Fast-rewind You can set the maximum speed of the track fast-forward/fast-rewind to either “Cue/Rev Normal” (normal speed) or “Cue/Rev Rapid” (high speed). Note • Only available when using the Music Library or Intelligent Shuffle functions in stop mode.
  • Page 37: Setting The Volume Using The Preset Volume Function (Volume Mode)

    Settings Setting the Volume Using the Preset Volume Function There are 2 modes to adjust the volume level. Manual Volume: Press the VOL +/– button to adjust the volume level from 0 to 31. Preset Volume: Press the VOL +/– button to set the volume level to any of 3 preset levels: Low, Mid, or High.
  • Page 38 Settings... Setting the Volume Using the Preset Volume Function To cancel the Menu mode Press the SEARCH/MENU button to return the screen to the previous stage. Press repeatedly to exit menu mode. Note • If AVLS (  page 39) is set, the actual volume may be lower than the settings. Releasing AVLS returns the volume to the preset level.
  • Page 39: Limiting The Volume (Avls)

    Settings Limiting the Volume You can set AVLS (Automatic Volume Limiter System) to limit the maximum volume to prevent auditory disturbance or distraction. With AVLS, you can listen to music at a comfortable volume level.  Press and hold the SEARCH/MENU button until the Setting menu appears.
  • Page 40: Turning Off The Beep Sound (Beep)

    Settings Turning Off the Beep Sound You can turn off the beep sounds of the player.  Press and hold the SEARCH/MENU button until the Setting menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Beep>” and press the  button to confirm.
  • Page 41: Saving Power Consumption (Power Save Mode)

    Settings Saving Power Consumption (Power Save Mode) You can set the player to Power Save mode to turn off the display automatically when you do not operate the unit for a while (15 seconds). • Save On Normal: Animation appears while playing back music or receiving an FM signal (Power Save display).
  • Page 42: Changing The Display Mode

    Settings Changing the Display Mode You can view various information in the display while using the Music Library function. To change display mode, press the DISP/FUNC button. There are 6 types of display, and you can set the desired display in the Setting menu ( ...
  • Page 43 Settings... Changing the Display Mode • Flower: Displays animations. • Tropical Fish: Displays animations. • Lapse Time: Displays the current playing status, the current volume level, the elapsed time, and the current track number/total track number of the Play Range. Playing status During playback: Animation is activated.
  • Page 44 Settings... Changing the Display Mode Changing the display mode Note • Only available when using the Music Library function.  Press the DISP/FUNC button while using Music Library function. Each press changes the display mode as follows: (normal display) Note •...
  • Page 45: Display Screen

    Settings... Changing the Display Mode Selecting the display types You can select whether or not to use each of the 6 display types: “Property,” “Clock1,” “Clock2,” “Flower,” “Tropical Fish,” and “Lapse Time” by pressing the DISP/FUNC button. You can only view the screen which is set to on in the “Display Screen” menu. Note •...
  • Page 46: Adjusting The Current Time Setting (Date-Time)

    Settings Adjusting the Current Time Setting (Date-Time) You can set and display the current time.  Press and hold the SEARCH/MENU button until the Setting menu appears.  Rotate the Shuttle switch to select “Date-Time>” and press the  button to confirm. The year digit appears in [ ].
  • Page 47 Settings... Adjusting the Current Time Setting To cancel the Menu mode Press the SEARCH/MENU button to return the screen to the previous stage. Press repeatedly to exit menu mode. To display the current time When using the Music Library function, press the DISP/FUNC button repeatedly until “Clock1”...
  • Page 48: Formatting Memory (Format)

    Settings Formatting Memory You can use the player to format the built-in flash memory. If memory is formatted, all the following data stored in the built-in flash memory will be erased. Be sure to verify the data stored in the memory prior to formatting.
  • Page 49 Settings... Formatting Memory To cancel the Menu mode Press the SEARCH/MENU button to return the screen to the previous stage. Press repeatedly to exit menu mode. To cancel formatting Select “Cancel” and press the  button to confirm in step . Note •...
  • Page 50: Changing The Usb Connection Setting (Usb Bus Powered)

    Settings Changing the USB Connection Setting (USB Bus Powered) Depending on the computer you are using, if the power supply is insufficient, incomplete data transfer may occur from the computer to the player. In this case, setting the USB connection (USB Bus Powered) to “Low-Power 100mA” may improve data transfer.
  • Page 51: Setting The Date Format (Date Disp Type)

    Settings Setting the Date Format You can select the date format of the current time (  page 46) display from among “year/month/day,” “day/month/year” and “month/day/year.” Note • Only available when using the Music Library function in stop mode.  Press and hold the SEARCH/MENU button in stop mode until the Setting menu appears.
  • Page 52: Setting The Time Format (Time Disp Type)

    Settings Setting the Time Format For current time (  page 46), you can select either a 12 or 24 hour display. Note • Only available when using the Music Library function in stop mode.  Press and hold the SEARCH/MENU button in stop mode until the Setting menu appears.
  • Page 53: Displaying The Player Information (Information)

    Settings Displaying the Player Information (Information) Information such as product name, built-in flash memory capacity, serial number and software version can be shown. Note • Only available when using the Music Library function in stop mode.  Press and hold the SEARCH/MENU button in stop mode until the Setting menu appears.
  • Page 54: Fm Tuner

    FM Tuner Listening to FM Radio You can listen to FM radio. Charge the built-in rechargeable battery before using the player (  page 61), and connect the headphones to the headphone jack. 1 Switching to the FM tuner  Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears.
  • Page 55 FM Tuner... Listening to FM Radio To stop the FM tuner and return to the audio player Press and hold the DISP/FUNC button until the Function menu appears, and then select “Intelligent Shuffle” or “Music Library” from the Function menu. To turn off the volume of the FM tuner briefly By pressing the ...
  • Page 56: Presetting Broadcast Stations Automatically (Fm Auto Preset)

    FM Tuner... Listening to FM Radio 2 Presetting broadcast stations automatically You can preset receivable broadcast stations (up to 30 stations) in your area automatically by selecting “FM Auto Preset” in the Setting menu. This is convenient when you use the FM tuner for the first time or when you change to a new area.
  • Page 57: Selecting Broadcast Stations

    FM Tuner... Listening to FM Radio 3 Selecting broadcast stations There are 2 ways (preset or manual tuning) to select broadcast stations. • Preset Tuning: Set the Shuttle switch to the center (Preset) position to enter preset tuning mode. In preset tuning mode, you can select broadcast stations by preset number.
  • Page 58 FM Tuner... Listening to FM Radio Manual Tuning The frequency appears in [ ]. When a selected frequency is already preset, the number also appears. Select the next frequency Select the previous frequency Select the next receivable broadcast station* Select the previous receivable broadcast station* * Rotating and holding the Shuttle switch to ...
  • Page 59: Presetting Desired Broadcast Stations

    FM Tuner Presetting Desired Broadcast Stations You can preset broadcast stations that “FM Auto Preset” misses (  page 56).  Select the desired frequency by Manual Tuning mode.  Press and hold the  button. The frequency you select in step appears to the left of the frequency.
  • Page 60: Setting The Reception (Scan Sens)

    FM Tuner Setting the Reception When you set the “FM Auto Preset” (  page 56) or “Manual Tuning” (  page 58), it may receive many unnecessary broadcast stations because reception is too sensitive. In this case, set to “Scan Sens Low.” ...
  • Page 61: Advanced Feature

    Advanced Feature Recharging the Player The player is rechargeable when connected to a computer with the supplied USB cable When the remaining battery indication of the display shows: complete (charging time is approx. 120 minutes Fully charge the player (to display) before using it for the first time.
  • Page 62: Maximizing Battery Life

    Advanced Feature Maximizing Battery Life By following a few simple guidelines, you can extend the playing time available from a battery charge. Screen display auto-off Setting the display to turn off after a certain period of time of not using the player (approx.
  • Page 63: What Are Format And Bit Rate

    Advanced Feature What are Format and Bit Rate? What is format? The format of a track refers to the method used by CONNECT Player to store the track’s audio information when tracks are imported to CONNECT Player from the Internet or audio CDs. Common formats include MP3 and ATRAC, etc.
  • Page 64: Playing Tracks Without Pauses

    Advanced Feature Playing Tracks Without Pauses If you import tracks into CONNECT Player in ATRAC format and transfer them to the player, you can play them on the player continuously, without pauses between the tracks. For example, an album that includes a long recording of a live performance with no pauses between songs can be played continuously without pauses after the tracks are imported to CONNECT player in ATRAC format and then transferred to the player.
  • Page 65: Playing Audio Files Stored In Sonicstage

    Advanced Feature Playing Audio Files Stored in SonicStage You can play tracks stored in SonicStage software on the player by first importing them into CONNECT Player. For details about importing tracks into CONNECT Player, refer to CONNECT Player Help. Note •...
  • Page 66: How Is Track Information Imported Into The Player

    Advanced Feature How is Track Information Imported into the Player? When you import CD tracks into CONNECT Player, CONNECT Player automatically retrieves information about the tracks (such as album title, artist name, and track name) from a CD database service (CDDB, the Gracenote CD DataBase) on the Internet at no charge.
  • Page 67: Storing Data Other Than Audio Files

    Advanced Feature Storing Data Other Than Audio Files You can store computer data into the built-in flash memory of the player by transferring it from your computer with Windows Explorer. The built-in flash memory appears in Windows Explorer as a removable storage drive. Notes •...
  • Page 68: Upgrading The Player's Firmware

    For customers in Europe: http://www.sonydigital-link.com/DNA/ For customers in China: http://service.sony.com.cn/KB/ For customers in Taiwan: http://www.twsupport.css.ap.sony.com/ For customers in Korea: http://scs.sony.co.kr/walkman/ For customers in other countries or areas: http://www.css.ap.sony.com/  Download “Digital Player Software Update tool” to your computer from the web site.
  • Page 69: Troubleshooting

    For customers in China, visit: http://service.sony.com.cn/KB/ For customers in Taiwan, visit: http://www.twsupport.css.ap.sony.com/ For customers in Korea, visit: http://scs.sony.co.kr/walkman/ For customers in other countries or areas, visit: http://www.css.ap.sony.com/ If the approaches listed above fail to resolve the issue, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Page 70 Troubleshooting Operation (continued) Symptom Buttons do not work. The transferred tracks cannot be found. The volume is not loud enough. There is no sound from the right channel of the headphones. Playback has stopped suddenly. Display window Symptom “” appears for a title. Cause/Remedy •...
  • Page 71  Battery life becomes shorter due to the battery characteristics. This is not malfunction. • The battery is required to be replaced.  Consult your near Sony dealer. • Battery charging time is not enough.  Charge the battery longer if the USB connection (USB Bus Powered) is set to “Low-Power...
  • Page 72 Troubleshooting Connection with the computer/CONNECT Player Symptom “USB Connect” does not appear when connected to the computer with the USB cable. The player is not recognized by the computer when it is connected to the computer. (continued) Cause/Remedy • The USB cable is not connected properly. ...
  • Page 73 Troubleshooting Connection with the computer/CONNECT Player Symptom Audio data cannot be transferred to the player from your computer. Only a small number of tracks can be transferred to the player. (Available recording time is short.) Audio data cannot be transferred back to your computer from the player.
  • Page 74 Troubleshooting FM Tuner Symptom You cannot hear the FM broadcast well. Reception is weak and sound quality is poor. The FM broadcast is affected by interference. Other Symptom There is no beep sound when the player is operated. The player gets warm. Cause/Remedy •...
  • Page 75: Error Messages

    Troubleshooting Error Messages Follow the instructions below if an error message appears in the display. Message AVLS (blinks) CANNOT PLAY CHARGE ERROR DATA ACCESS EXPIRED FILE ERROR Meaning Remedy The volume level exceeds Turn the volume down or the rated value while disable AVLS ( ...
  • Page 76 Troubleshooting... Error Messages Message FORMAT ERROR FUNCTION LIMITED HOLD LOW BATTERY MG ERROR NO DATA NO DATABASE NO ITEM PRESET FULL Meaning Remedy The built-in flash memory Format the player using was formatted on a the “Format” menu. For computer. details, refer to “To delete abnormal data from the built-in flash memory”...
  • Page 77 Troubleshooting... Error Messages Message USB Connect To delete abnormal data from the built-in flash memory If “CANNOT PLAY,” “EXPIRED,” “FILE ERROR,” “FORMAT ERROR,” “MG ERROR,” or “NO DATABASE” appears, there is a problem with all or part of the data stored in the built-in flash memory. Please follow the procedure below to erase data you cannot play.
  • Page 78: Uninstalling Connect Player

    Troubleshooting Uninstalling CONNECT Player To uninstall the supplied software from your computer, follow the procedure below.  Click “Start”– “Control Panel.”  Double-click “Add/Remove Programs.”  Click “CONNECT Player” in the “Currently Installed Programs” list, and then click “Change and Remove.” Follow the displayed instruction and restart your computer.
  • Page 79: Additional Information

    The model and serial numbers are located on the rear of the player. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. ___________________________ Serial No. ___________________________ WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus...
  • Page 80 Additional Information If you have any questions about this product: Visit: www.sony.com/walkmansupport Contact: Sony Customer Information Service Center at 1-(866)-456-7669 Write: Sony Customer Information Services Center 12451 Gateway Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33913 Model NW-A605/A607/A608 Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: Model No.:...
  • Page 81 Additional Information For Customers in the USA and Canada RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES Lithium-ion batteries are recyclable. You can help preserve our environment by returning your used rechargeable batteries to the collection and recycling location nearest you. For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable batteries, call toll free 1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/.
  • Page 82: Notes On Disposing Of The Player

    Additional Information Notes on Disposing of the Player This player has a built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery. When you dispose of the player, be sure to dispose of it properly. Some countries may regulate disposal of the battery used to power this product.
  • Page 83 Additional Information...Notes on Disposing of the Player To remove the Lithium-Ion battery Remove the screws using a Phillips screwdriver. Remove the cover A. Remove the cover B. Remove the connector. Remove the board. Remove the battery.
  • Page 84: Precautions

    Additional Information Precautions On safety Be sure not to short-circuit the terminals of the player with other metallic objects. On installation • Never use the player where it will be subjected to extremes of light, temperature, moisture or vibration. • Never leave the player exposed to high temperature, such as in a car parked in the sun or under direct sunlight.
  • Page 85 • The recorded music is limited to private use only. Use of the music 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.
  • Page 86 • In no event will SONY be liable for any financial damage, or loss of profits, including claims made by third parties, arising out of the use of the software supplied with this player.
  • Page 87 • The recorded music is limited to private use only. Use of the music 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.
  • Page 88: On Copyrights

    Sony Corporation. • OpenMG, ATRAC, ATRAC3, ATRAC3plus and their logos are trademarks of Sony Corporation. • “WALKMAN” is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation to represent Headphone Stereo products. Corporation. • Microsoft, Windows, Windows NT and Windows Media are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
  • Page 89: Specifications

    Additional Information Specifications Maximum recordable number of track (Approx.)* Bit rate 48 kbps 64 kbps 96 kbps 128 kbps 132 kbps 160 kbps 192 kbps 256 kbps 320 kbps * When transferring four-minute tracks. Maximum recording time (Approx.) Bit rate 48 kbps 64 kbps 96 kbps...
  • Page 90 Additional Information... Specifications IF (FM) 225 kHz Antenna Headphone cord antenna Interface Headphone: Stereo mini Hi-speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant) Signal-to-noise ratio (S/N) 80 dB or more Operating temperature 5°C to 35°C (67°F to 95°F) Power source • Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery •...
  • Page 91: Index

    Additional Information Index A-B Repeat...30 Accessories ...7 Adobe Reader...3 Album ...8, 15 All Song ...12 Artist ...13 Artist Link Shuffle ...24 ATRAC...63 AVLS (Limiting the volume) ...39 Battery...61, 62 Beep (Beep sound)...40 Bit rate...63 CD-ROM...7 Clock ...42 Computer...3 CONNECT Player ...3 Cue/Rev...36 Date-Time ...46 Date Disp Type...51...
  • Page 92 Additional Information... Radio ...54 Recent Transfer ...21 Recharging ...61 Release Year ...18 Repeat ...27 REPEAT/SOUND button...6, 10 Repeat count...28 Repeat Mode ...28 Reset...69 Scan Sens ...60 SEARCH/MENU button...6, 9 Searching for Tracks ...12 Sentence Repeat ...32 Serial Number ...53 SHUF ...29 Shuttle switch...8 Skip to the beginning of a track ...8 Sound preset...