Sony DMP-Z1 - Digital Music Player Manual

Sony DMP-Z1 - Digital Music Player Manual

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Sony DMP-Z1 - Digital Music Player Manual

About the manuals

  1. Instruction Manual (this manual)
  2. (Startup Guide)
    The Startup Guide describes the following:
    • Basic operating instructions of your Digital Music Player*1
    • How to access useful PC applications websites on the internet
  3. Help Guide (web document for a PC/smartphone)
    The Help Guide contains more detailed operating instructions, specifications and customer support website URL, etc.
    While browsing is free, you may be charged a communication fee according to your carrier contract.

*1 The "Digital Music Player" is referred to as "player" in this manual.

Depending on the country/region in which you have purchased your player, some models may not be available.

Notes for using the player

Note for battery

  • To prevent deterioration of the battery, charge the battery at least once every 6 months.

Formatting a microSD card

Be sure to read the instructions for microSD cards in the Help Guide on the Internet before you store content on a microSD card (not supplied).

BLUETOOTH® capabilities

You can listen to music stored on your player from Bluetooth audio devices such as headphones or speakers. You can also listen to music stored on your smartphone or computer through the player. Refer to the "Help Guide" for details on using the Bluetooth function.

Pairing (first time the device is used)

When you connect Bluetooth audio devices wirelessly for the first time, the devices must be registered to each other. This registration is called "pairing."

  1. Set the Bluetooth audio device to pairing mode. (Refer to the device's instruction manual.)
  2. Tap - [ Settings] – [Connect to/Add Audio Device] under [Bluetooth].
  3. Tap the Bluetooth switch () to turn on the Bluetooth function.
  4. Tap [Add Device (Pairing)] to start pairing.
  5. Select the device from the paired device list to make the Bluetooth connection.
    After the Bluetooth connection is established, [Connected] is displayed.

Connecting (subsequent uses)

  1. Turn on the paired Bluetooth audio device and set it to standby.
  2. Tap - [ Settings] – [Connect to/Add Audio Device] under [Bluetooth].
  3. Tap the Bluetooth switch () to turn on the Bluetooth function.
  4. Select the device from the paired device list to make the Bluetooth connection.


  1. Tap - [ Settings] – [Connect to/Add Audio Device] under [Bluetooth].
  2. Tap the connecting device name on the paired device list, and tap [OK] on the disconnection dialog.


  • Pairing information is deleted in the following situations. Pair the devices again.
    • One or both of the devices are reset to the factory settings.
    • Pairing information is deleted from the devices, such as when the devices are repaired.


The player is not recognized by your computer.

  • The battery may be depleted. Charge the battery using the AC Adaptor (supplied).
  • Complete the initial setup of the player before connecting it to your computer.
  • The USB Type-C cable (supplied) is not connected to a USB connector on your computer properly. Disconnect the USB Type-C cable, and then reconnect it.
  • If the approaches listed above fail to resolve the issue, turn off your computer completely and disconnect the player. Then disconnect the power cable, battery, and anything else connected to the computer and discharge it for five minutes. After discharging, turn on the computer again and reconnect the player.

Compliance & Information

Information on laws and trademarks

  • For information on laws, regulations, and trademark rights, refer to "Important Information" in the internal memory of your unit. To read it, open the following folders in the system storage after you connect the unit to your computer.
    [PLAYER] - [Information_HelpGuide] - [Important_Information]
    After you double-click the [index.html] file, select a language.
  • The N-Mark is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC Forum, Inc. in the United States and in other countries.

About the in-ear headphones

  • When you use in-ear headphones with a high degree of adhesion, note the following. Otherwise, you may damage your ears or eardrums.
    • Do not insert the earbuds forcefully into your ears.
    • Do not remove the earbuds from your ears suddenly. When you take off the headphones, move the earbuds up and down gently.

Rated current consumption 2.35 A

About the headphones

  • Avoid playing the unit at so loud a volume that extended play might affect your hearing.
  • At a high volume outside sounds may become inaudible. Avoid listening to the unit in situations where hearing must not be impaired, for example, while driving or cycling.
  • As the headphones are of open-air design, sounds go out through the headphones. Remember not to disturb those close to you.

L/R Channels

POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: With 16 ohm loads, both channels driven, from 20 Hz – 20,000 Hz; rated 1,250 milliwatts per channel minimum RMS power at stereo mode, with no more than 0.05% total harmonic distortion from 250 milliwatts to rated output.

©2018 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia

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