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WALKMAN Help guide
Getting Started
How to Use the Software
How to Use the Speaker
Music
"SensMe™ Channels"
"Music Unlimited"
Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos
FM Radio
Making/ Playing Voice
Recordings
Noise Canceling
Timer
Games
Settings
Troubleshooting
Important Information
Specifications
Contents list
NWZ-E473/E474/E475/E473K/E474K/E573/E574/E575
Help guide
Use this manual if you encounter any problems, or have any questions about your "WALKMAN."
Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation
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  • Page 1 Use this manual if you encounter any problems, or have any questions about your “WALKMAN.” Music “SensMe™ Channels” “Music Unlimited” Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Go to page top Contents list 4-425-218-11(1) Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2: Getting Started

    About the Software Important Information About the software Specifications Home Menu/Option Menu About the Home menu Contents list How to use the Home menu How to use the option menu List of screen icons Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 3 “SensMe™ Channels” Windows Explorer (Drag-and-Drop) “Music Unlimited” Transferring contents using Windows Explorer Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 4 Playing Music Using the Speaker “Music Unlimited” Playing music using the speaker (NWZ-E473K/E474K only) Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 5: Using Bookmarks

    About language study Important Information Using the language study function Specifications Adjusting the playback speed (DPC) Contents list Music Option Menu Using the music option menu Music Settings Using the music settings menu Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 6 “SensMe™ Channels” Option Menu “Music Unlimited” Using the “SensMe™ Channels” option menu Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Go to page top FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 7 Listening to songs in “My Library” About the “Music Unlimited” license “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 8: Video Settings

    Using the podcast option menu Viewing Photos Specifications Viewing photos [Photos] Contents list Browsing and using the photo screen Deleting photos Photo Option Menu Using the photo option menu Photo Settings Using the photo settings menu Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 9 FM Radio Using the FM radio option menu Making/ Playing Voice FM Radio Settings Recordings Using the FM radio settings menu Noise Canceling Go to page top Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 10: Recording Settings

    Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Using the voice recording option menu FM Radio Recording Settings Making/ Playing Voice Using the recording settings menu Recordings Go to page top Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 11 Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos E573/E574/E575 only) FM Radio Noise Canceling Settings Using the Noise Canceling settings menu (NWZ-E573/E574/E575 only) Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Go to page top Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 12 “SensMe™ Channels” Alarm/Sleep Timer Settings “Music Unlimited” Using the alarm/sleep timer settings menu Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 13 How to Use the Speaker Playing games [Games] Music Go to page top “SensMe™ Channels” “Music Unlimited” Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 14: Music Settings

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Settings Getting Started Settings How to Use the Software Music Settings How to Use the Speaker Setting the play mode [Play Mode] Music Setting the playback range [Playback Range] “SensMe™ Channels” Setting the sound quality (CLEAR BASS) [Equalizer] Customizing the surround sound [VPT (Surround)] “Music Unlimited”...
  • Page 15: Language Settings

    Limiting the charge amount [Battery Care] Returning to the factory settings [Reset All Settings] Formatting memory [Format] Using USB connection mode [USB Connection Mode] Language Settings Selecting the display language [Language Settings] Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    FM Radio Power Making/ Playing Voice Connection to a computer Recordings “SensMe™ Channels” ”Music Unlimited” Noise Canceling FM Radio Timer Recording Games Podcast Other Settings Messages Troubleshooting Go to page top Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 17: Important Information

    Noise Canceling Storing data Timer Updating the Firmware of Your “WALKMAN” Updating the firmware of your “WALKMAN” Games License and Trademark Notice Settings License and trademark notice Troubleshooting Go to page top Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 18: Specifications

    How to Use the Speaker Specifications Music Contents “SensMe™ Channels” System requirements Go to page top “Music Unlimited” Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 19 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Contents list Getting Started Contents list How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Getting Started Music Before Use Before first use “SensMe™ Channels” How to use this Help guide “Music Unlimited”...
  • Page 20 Installation (NWZ-E473K/E474K only) Playing Music Using the Speaker Playing music using the speaker (NWZ-E473K/E474K only) Go to page top Music Playing Music Playing music [Music] Browsing and using the music screen Searching for songs Playing songs in a playlist Browsing cover art to select an album (Album Scroll) Deleting songs Using Bookmarks About the bookmark function...
  • Page 21 Listening to songs in “My Library” About the “Music Unlimited” license Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Watching Videos Watching videos [Videos] Browsing and using the video screen Searching for videos Browsing scenes [Scene Scroll] Deleting videos Video Option Menu Using the video option menu Video Settings Using the video settings menu...
  • Page 22 Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Making Voice Recordings Making voice recordings Playing Voice Recordings Playing voice recordings Deleting recorded voice files Voice Recording Option Menu Using the voice recording option menu Recording Settings Using the recording settings menu Go to page top Noise Canceling Using the Noise Canceling Function About Noise Canceling (NWZ-E573/E574/E575 only)
  • Page 23 Listening with DSEE (Sound Enhance) [DSEE (Sound Enhance)] Listening with Clear Stereo [Clear Stereo] Adjusting the volume level [Dynamic Normalizer] Changing the default bookmark list [Default Bookmark List] Selecting the album display format [Album Display Format] Displaying lyrics [Display Lyrics] How to create LRC files Optimizing the quality of the sound output from the speakers [SP Output Optimizer] Video Settings...
  • Page 24 Storing data Updating the Firmware of Your “WALKMAN” Updating the firmware of your “WALKMAN” License and Trademark Notice License and trademark notice Go to page top Specifications Specifications Specifications Contents System requirements Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 25: Before First Use

    For details about the operating system, see [Details]. Settings About battery charging Troubleshooting The battery might not be charged at time of purchase. See [Details] on how to charge the battery. Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 26 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Before Use > How to use this Help guide Getting Started How to use this Help guide How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Selecting a topic to display Music Searching this Help guide Returning to a previous page...
  • Page 27 Changing the font size You can change the font size by changing the setting of your web browser. For how to change the font size setting, refer to the Help of your web browser. Searching this Help guide You can search by keyword in the context of a desired topic. Enter the keyword in the window ( ), and click the search button ( Note In some languages, the search function is not available.
  • Page 28 Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 29 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Operation flow of “WALKMAN” > Operation flow to transfer contents to your “WALKMAN” Getting Started How to Use the Software Operation flow to transfer contents to your “WALKMAN” How to Use the Speaker Music You can enjoy various contents stored on your computer with your Walkman.
  • Page 30 Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 31 While your Walkman is in standby mode, if there is no operation for about a day, it completely turns off automatically. Note You cannot operate your Walkman when it is connected to a computer. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 32: Charging The Battery

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Power/Charging > Charging the battery Getting Started Charging the battery How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker About the battery indicator Music Notes on charging the battery “SensMe™...
  • Page 33 Disconnect your Walkman from the computer before you turn on, restart, wake up from sleep mode, or shut down the computer. Heat may build up in your Walkman while charging. This is not a malfunction. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 34 Playing time will vary, as usage time can be affected by the format and bit rate of songs, videos or photos that are played. For details on charging time and usage time, see [Details]. Related Topics Charging time Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 35 Italian Timer [Polski] Polish Games [Português] Portuguese Settings [Русский] Russian Troubleshooting [Türkçe] Turkish Japanese Important Information Korean Specifications Simplified Chinese Contents list Traditional Chinese Related Topics How to use the Home menu Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 36 “-” will be displayed instead of the current date and time. Troubleshooting The clock may gain or lose up to 60 seconds per month. Important Information Specifications Related Topics How to use the Home menu Contents list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 37: Parts And Controls

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Parts and Controls > Parts and controls Getting Started Parts and controls How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Music “SensMe™ Channels” “Music Unlimited” Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings...
  • Page 38 When installing your Walkman in a peripheral device such as a cradle An attachment may be necessary to install your Walkman in a peripheral device, such as a cradle. Use the attachment (Type A) supplied with the device. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 39 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Parts and Controls > Installing the earbuds Getting Started Installing the earbuds How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker If the earbuds do not fit your ears correctly, the sound effect will not be optimal. To enjoy better Music sound quality, change the earbuds to another size, or adjust the earbud position to fit your ears comfortably and snugly.
  • Page 40 NWZ-E573/E574/E575 Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 41: About The Software

    Contents list For details on operation, refer to the Help of the software, or visit the following website. http://support.microsoft.com/ Related Topics Importing music from CDs using Media Go Transferring contents using Media Go Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 42: About The Home Menu

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Home Menu/Option Menu > About the Home menu Getting Started About the Home menu How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker The following list shows the items of the Home menu. Music NWZ-E473/E474/E475/E473K/E474K “SensMe™...
  • Page 43 Play songs from the “Music Unlimited” online music subscription service. This icon may not appear depending on the country/region in which you have purchased your Walkman. Related Topics How to use the Home menu List of screen icons Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 44: How To Use The Home Menu

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Home Menu/Option Menu > How to use the Home menu Getting Started How to use the Home menu How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker The Home menu is the starting point of each application, such as searching for songs, changing Music settings, etc.
  • Page 45 To return to the Home menu during operation Press and hold the BACK/HOME button. To return to the previous screen during operation Press the BACK/HOME button. Related Topics How to use the option menu About the Home menu Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 46: How To Use The Option Menu

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Home Menu/Option Menu > How to use the option menu Getting Started How to use the option menu How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker The option menu items vary depending on the function, allowing you to change the settings of Music each application.
  • Page 47 Using the music option menu Using the video option menu Using the podcast option menu Using the photo option menu Using the FM radio option menu Using the voice recording option menu Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 48 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Getting Started > Home Menu/Option Menu > List of screen icons Getting Started List of screen icons How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker The icons vary according to the playback status, setting or screen. Music “SensMe™...
  • Page 49 Returns to the playback screen [Details]. Scene scroll screen [Details]. Audio episode. Video episode. Shows that the episode has never been played back. Shows that the content is currently playing. Recorded voice [Details]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 50 Note Imported songs are limited to private use only. Use of a song beyond this limitation requires permission of the copyright holders. Related Topics About the software Transferring contents using Media Go Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 51 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > How to Use the Software > Media Go > Transferring contents using Media Go Getting Started Transferring contents using Media Go How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Transferring contents managed with Media Go Music Transferring contents managed with iTunes, etc.
  • Page 52 Media Go recognizes the type of data by filename extension, and sends it to the appropriate folder of your Walkman. Related Topics About the software Transferring contents using Windows Explorer Playing music [Music] Watching videos [Videos] Playing podcast [Podcasts] Viewing photos [Photos] Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 53 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > How to Use the Software > Windows Explorer (Drag-and-Drop) > Transferring contents using Windows Explorer Getting Started How to Use the Software Transferring contents using Windows Explorer How to Use the Speaker Music You can directly transfer data by drag-and-drop using Windows Explorer on your computer.
  • Page 54 Some files may not be played back on your Walkman due to copyright protection. Related Topics Transferring contents using Media Go Playing music [Music] Watching videos [Videos] Playing podcast [Podcasts] Viewing photos [Photos] Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 55 How to Use the Speaker Music “SensMe™ Channels” “Music Unlimited” Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Adjuster (removable) Making/ Playing Voice WM-PORT Recordings Go to page top Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 56 When installing your Walkman on the speaker, keep the adjuster attached to the speaker. If the Walkman is installed on the speaker without the adjuster, the WM-PORT of the speaker may be damaged. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 57 You can adjust the speaker’s volume only when your Walkman is installed on the speaker. When [SP Output Optimizer] is set to [RDP-NWT18] on your Walkman, battery life may shorten by approx. 30%. Related Topics Playing music [Music] Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 58 Transferring contents using Media Go Transferring contents using Windows Explorer How to use the Home menu Browsing and using the music screen Searching for songs Deleting songs Using the music option menu Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 59 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Music > Playing Music > Browsing and using the music screen Getting Started Browsing and using the music screen How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Music playback screen Music Music list screen “SensMe™...
  • Page 60: Music List Screen

    The initials of song and album, etc., names in the list section appear. Album list screen Hint You can change the display format of the album list to display the cover art only [Details]. Related Topics List of screen icons Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 61: Searching For Songs

    Help of Media Go. Cover art images registered to a playlist are not displayed on your Games Walkman. Settings Troubleshooting Related Topics Important Information About the bookmark function Playing songs in a playlist Specifications Go to page top Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 62 “Music Unlimited” 1. From the Home menu, select [Playlists] desired playlist desired song. Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Go to page top FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 63 Media Go, or another transfer capable software. For details on operation, refer to the Help or maker of the software. Note You can use the album scroll function only when [Karaoke/Language Study] is set to [Off] [Details]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 64: Deleting Songs

    For details about using the software, refer to the Help of the software. “SensMe™ Channels” Hint “Music Unlimited” You can delete voice recordings [Details]. Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Go to page top FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 65 Changing the order of song in a bookmark list Removing songs from a bookmark list FM Radio Go to page top Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 66 You cannot add recorded files to a bookmark list. Important Information Specifications Related Topics About the bookmark function Contents list Changing the order of song in a bookmark list Removing songs from a bookmark list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 67 8. After completing, press the BACK/HOME button to return to the bookmark list screen. Timer Games Related Topics About the bookmark function Settings Adding a song to a bookmark list Troubleshooting Removing songs from a bookmark list Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 68 3. Select [Clear Bookmark List] [Yes]. Important Information Related Topics Specifications About the bookmark function Contents list Adding a song to a bookmark list Changing the order of song in a bookmark list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 69 FM Radio Related Topics Making/ Playing Voice Using the karaoke function Recordings Displaying lyrics [Display Lyrics] Noise Canceling How to create LRC files Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 70 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Music > Using the Karaoke Function > Using the karaoke function Getting Started Using the karaoke function How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Activating the karaoke function Music Operations while activating the karaoke mode “SensMe™...
  • Page 71 Related Topics About the karaoke function Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 72 [DPC (Speed Control)] setting also affects the playback speed of the audio podcast. Recordings Noise Canceling Related Topics Timer Using the language study function Games Adjusting the playback speed (DPC) Settings Go to page top Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 73 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Music > Using the Language Study Function > Using the language study function Getting Started Using the language study function How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Activating the language study for music Music Activating the language study for audio podcast Operations while activating the language study function...
  • Page 74 Replay] as usual [Details]. In addition to that, you can perform the following operations. Do this Return to point A Press the button. Proceed to point B and exit A-B repeat Press the button. Exit A-B repeat Press the button. Related Topics About language study Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 75 Slower speed: [x0.5], [x0.75], [x0.9] Timer Normal speed: [Off] Games Faster speed: [x1.1], [x1.25], [x1.5], [x1.75], [x2.0] Settings Related Topics Troubleshooting About language study Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 76: Using The Music Option Menu

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Music > Music Option Menu > Using the music option menu Getting Started Using the music option menu How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Option items appearing on the album list screen Music Option items appearing on the music playback screen Option items appearing on the music list screen...
  • Page 77 2. Select [Detailed Information]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 78 Displaying lyrics [Display Lyrics] How to create LRC files Noise Canceling Optimizing the quality of the sound output from the speakers [SP Output Optimizer] Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 79 “SensMe™ Channels” Before playing songs using “SensMe™ Channels,” the sound pattern of the songs needs to be analyzed through 12 TONE ANALYSIS, a Sony development. 12 TONE ANALYSIS is loaded “Music Unlimited” with software such as Media Go. For details about analysis of the software, refer to the Help of each software.
  • Page 80 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > “SensMe™ Channels” > Playing songs using “SensMe™ Channels” > Playing songs using “SensMe™ Channels” Getting Started How to Use the Software Playing songs using “SensMe™ Channels” How to Use the Speaker Music You can play songs to fit your mood, current activity or time of day, etc., by selecting a particular channel.
  • Page 81 To listen to the next time-based channel, change to another channel and go back. If there are no songs for [Morning], [Daytime], [Evening], [Night] or [Midnight], all songs will be played back in random order in those channels. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 82 Settings Songs analyzed up to the point where the alarm went off will be playable by “SensMe™ Troubleshooting Channels.” Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 83 Option items appearing on the “SensMe™ Channels” screen Recordings [Updating Channels] [Details] Noise Canceling [DPC (Speed Control)] [Details] [Display Lyrics] [Details] Timer [Equalizer] [Details] Games [VPT (Surround)] [Details] [Detailed Information] [Details] Settings Go to page top Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 84 About “Music Unlimited” How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker “Music Unlimited” is a new online music subscription service, brought to you by Sony. Music “Music Unlimited” offers instant access to millions of new releases and all-time favorites, for playback on your Walkman.
  • Page 85 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > “Music Unlimited” > Enjoying “Music Unlimited” Function > Listening to “Channels” Getting Started Listening to “Channels” How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Songs in “Channels” can be categorized by genre, SensMe™, era, etc. Music 1.
  • Page 86 Elapsed time Total time Track name Artist name Album name Hint You can add your personal impression to “Channels” by marking songs with [Like] or [Dislike] as you listen. For details, see “About [Like]/[Dislike]” [Details]. You can skip to the next song. Note You cannot search for a specific song.
  • Page 87 About “Favorites” channel Songs on “Favorites” channel are organized by songs that are marked with [Like] (including songs marked by another device). Note Songs on “Favorites” channel cannot be marked with [Like]/[Dislike]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 88 For playback of songs in “My Library,” you can use various functions during song playback [Music], except for the following: Adding a song to a bookmark list Displaying lyrics Karaoke function Language study function DPC (Speed Control) function Setting a song for the alarm sound Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 89 The license on your Walkman will not be deleted if you perform [Reset All Settings]. The license on the Walkman will be deleted if you perform [Format]. In this case, connect the Walkman to your computer and transfer the “Music Unlimited” contents to the Walkman. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 90 Transferring contents using Media Go Transferring contents using Windows Explorer How to use the Home menu Browsing and using the video screen Searching for videos Deleting videos Using the video option menu Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 91 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos > Watching Videos > Browsing and using the video screen Getting Started How to Use the Software Browsing and using the video screen How to Use the Speaker Music Your Walkman plays back videos in landscape orientation.
  • Page 92 (*4) If there is no chapter in the video, the playback position moves back/forward in steps of 5 minutes. Related Topics List of screen icons Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 93: Searching For Videos

    “SensMe™ Channels” 2. Select (Search) desired search method desired video. “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 94 [2 Min], [5 Min] or [Chapter]. ([Chapter] appears when a video has chapters.) Troubleshooting 4. Select the desired image, then press the button to play back. Important Information To cancel the browsing Specifications Press the BACK/HOME button. Contents list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 95: Deleting Videos

    3. Select a video you intend to delete [Yes]. 4. Repeat step 3 to delete other videos, if necessary. Troubleshooting 5. Press the BACK/HOME button to return to the video list screen. Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 96: Using The Video Option Menu

    [Details] Timer Games Option items appearing on the video playback screen Settings [Zoom Settings] [Details] [Brightness] [Details] Troubleshooting [On-Hold Display] [Details] [Detailed Information] [Details] Important Information [Delete Video] [Details] Specifications Go to page top Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 97 Playing only video sound [On-Hold Display] Arranging the video list [Order of Video List] “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 98: What Is A Podcast

    Transferring contents using Windows Explorer Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Playing podcast [Podcasts] Browsing and using the podcast screen Noise Canceling Deleting podcasts Timer Using the podcast option menu Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 99 Transferring contents using Media Go Transferring contents using Windows Explorer Troubleshooting How to use the Home menu Important Information Browsing and using the podcast screen Deleting podcasts Specifications Using the podcast option menu Contents list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 100 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos > Playing a Podcast > Browsing and using the podcast screen Getting Started How to Use the Software Browsing and using the podcast screen How to Use the Speaker Audio podcast playback screen Music Video podcast playback screen...
  • Page 101 (*6) If there is no chapter in the video, the playback position moves with an interval of 5 minutes. Related Topics List of screen icons Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 102: Deleting Podcasts

    Deleting all podcasts This operation deletes all episodes and podcasts. 1. From the [Podcast List] screen, press the OPTION/PWR OFF button to bring up the option menu. 2. Select [Delete All Podcasts] [Yes]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 103: Using The Podcast Option Menu

    Option items appearing on the episode list screen Contents list [Delete Episode] [Details] [Delete This Podcast] [Details] Option items appearing on the [Podcast List] screen [Delete Podcast] [Details] [Delete All Podcasts] [Details] Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 104 Transferring contents using Media Go Troubleshooting Transferring contents using Windows Explorer How to use the Home menu Important Information Browsing and using the photo screen Specifications Deleting photos Using the photo option menu Contents list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 105 (previous)/ (next) button. Contents list Display the following/previous photos Press and hold the (previous)/ (next) consecutively button. Return to the list screen Press the BACK/HOME button. Related Topics List of screen icons Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 106: Deleting Photos

    3. Select a photo you intend to delete [Yes]. 4. Repeat step 3 to delete other photos, if necessary. Troubleshooting 5. Press the BACK/HOME button to return to the photo list screen. Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 107 [Select a Photo to Delete] [Details] Timer Games Option items appearing on the photo display screen Settings [Brightness] [Details] [Detailed Information] [Details] Troubleshooting [Set as Wallpaper] [Details] [Delete Photo] [Details] Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 108 Setting the photo list display format [Photo List Format] “SensMe™ Channels” Go to page top “Music Unlimited” Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 109 Presetting broadcast stations automatically [Auto Preset] Troubleshooting Presetting broadcast stations manually [Save to Preset] Deleting preset broadcast stations [Delete from Preset] Important Information Using the FM radio option menu Specifications Go to page top Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 110 (*2) You cannot select a preset number if no preset station is stored. Preset receivable stations using [Auto Preset] [Details], or preset the receivable stations manually [Details]. Related Topics List of screen icons Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 111 [Scan Sensitivity] setting to [Low] [Details]. Recordings Noise Canceling Note If the alarm goes off during the [Auto Preset] operation, the operation will be canceled. Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 112 Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Note FM Radio Preset numbers are stored in order, from low to high frequency. Making/ Playing Voice Go to page top Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 113 2. Press the OPTION/PWR OFF button to bring up the option menu. “SensMe™ Channels” 3. Select [Delete from Preset]. “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 114: Using The Fm Radio Option Menu

    Option items appearing on the FM radio screen Making/ Playing Voice [Save to Preset] [Details] Recordings [Delete from Preset] [Details] [Auto Preset] [Details] Noise Canceling [Scan Sensitivity] [Details] [Mono/Auto] [Details] Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 115 “SensMe™ Channels” Setting the reception [Scan Sensitivity] Setting monaural/stereo [Mono/Auto] “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 116: Making Voice Recordings

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Making/ Playing Voice Recordings > Making Voice Recordings > Making voice recordings Getting Started How to Use the Software Making voice recordings How to Use the Speaker Music You can record voice using the built-in microphone [Details] and play back the recorded voice files.
  • Page 117 [RECORD] and [VOICE] folders, they may become unplayable on your Walkman. For the maximum recordable number of voice recording files and folders, see [Details]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 118 Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Related Topics FM Radio How to use the Home menu Browsing and using the music screen Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Go to page top Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 119: Deleting Recorded Voice Files

    Deleting all folders This operation deletes all voice files and folders. 1. From the [Voice Recording] screen, press the OPTION/PWR OFF button to bring up the option menu. 2. Select [Delete All Folders] [Yes]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 120: Using The Voice Recording Option Menu

    [Play Mode] [Details] [Playback Range] [Details] [Karaoke/Language Study] [Details] [DPC (Speed Control)] [Details] [Display Lyrics] [Details] [Equalizer] [Details] [VPT (Surround)] [Details] [Detailed Information] [Details] [Set As Alarm Song] [Details] [Delete This Song] [Details] Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 121 “SensMe™ Channels” Selecting a level of recording quality [Bit Rate Settings] “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 122 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Noise Canceling > Using the Noise Canceling Function > About Noise Canceling (NWZ-E573/E574/E575 only) Getting Started How to Use the Software About Noise Canceling (NWZ-E573/E574/E575 only) How to Use the Speaker Notes on using the Noise Canceling function Music The internal microphone embedded in the headphones picks up ambient noise.
  • Page 123 This is not a malfunction. When the [Noise Canceling: On/Off] setting is changed, a switching sound will be generated. This sound is generated by the switch of the Noise Canceling circuit, and is not a malfunction. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 124 Walkman will not work even if [Noise Canceling: On/Off] is set to [On]. In this case, appears in the information area. Noise Canceling You can adjust the effect of the Noise Canceling function of your Walkman [Details]. Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 125 [Noise Canceling: On/Off] [On]. Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos 2. From the Home menu, select [Noise Canceling] [Quiet Mode]. FM Radio Go to page top Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 126 Selecting NC environment [Select NC Environment] (NWZ-E573/E574/E575 only) Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Adjusting the Noise Canceling effect [Set Noise Cancel Level] (NWZ-E573/E574/E575 only) Go to page top FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 127: Using The Alarm Timer

    The alarm will not sound in the following situations. Troubleshooting Connected to a computer. In USB connection mode. Important Information Playing a game. Recording voice (though the alarm icon flashes in the information area). Specifications Go to page top Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 128: Using The Sleep Timer

    (Sleep Timer). 1. Set the sleep timer [Details]. “SensMe™ Channels” Go to page top “Music Unlimited” Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 129 Selecting the alarm sound [Alarm Sound Settings] Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Setting the sleep timer [Sleep Timer Settings] FM Radio Go to page top Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 130 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Games > Playing Games > Playing games [Games] Getting Started Playing games [Games] How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker How to play games Music Exiting game mode “SensMe™ Channels” You can play two casual games on your Walkman: Puyo POP FEVER and Number Place.
  • Page 131 2. Use the buttons to select [OPERATION], then press the button. Exiting game mode 1. On the title screen, press the BACK/HOME button. Your Walkman exits game mode and returns to the Home menu. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 132 If you start from [All Songs], the Walkman will shuffle all songs at once. If you start from Specifications a bookmark list, the selected bookmark list only will be played back and the others will not be played back. Contents list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 133 If you start playback from a bookmark list, the songs in that bookmark list only are played Settings back and songs in other bookmark lists are not played back even if [Playback Range] is set to [All Range]. Troubleshooting Go to page top Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 134: Setting The Sound Quality

    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. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 135 Creates the sound of a club. Games [Arena] - Creates the sound of an arena. Settings Reproduces an additional surround effect, and creates a natural, yet richly [Matrix] - enhanced sound. Troubleshooting Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 136 “SensMe™ Channels” (*1) DSEE, which stands for Digital Sound Enhancement Engine, is a technology developed by Sony, to enhance the sound quality of compressed audio files by restoring high-range sound removed by the “Music Unlimited”...
  • Page 137 The [Clear Stereo] effect may not be obtained with other headphones. When FM Radio using other headphones, set [Clear Stereo] to [Off]. Making/ Playing Voice Go to page top Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 138 [Settings] [Music Settings] [Dynamic Normalizer] “SensMe™ Channels” desired setting type. “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 139 The selected list is set as a default bookmark list. Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Go to page top FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 140 Cover art will not appear if there is no cover art information for the album. You can set cover art using Media Go. For details on operation, refer to the Help of Media Go. Note that your Walkman will not display cover art attached to playlists. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 141 If lyrics are not displayed properly, save the LRC file in the UTF-8 encoding and transfer it Contents list again to your Walkman. Your Walkman can display up to 1,024 lines of lyrics for each song. You cannot display lyrics on the audio podcast playback screen [Details]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 142 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Settings > Music Settings > How to create LRC files Getting Started How to create LRC files How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker You can display lyrics that you create using your computer. Music 1.
  • Page 143: Copyright Notice

    When creating LRC files using copyrighted materials authored by others, created LRC files are limited to private use only. Use of LRC files beyond this limitation requires permission of the copyright holders. Related Topics Searching for songs Displaying lyrics [Display Lyrics] Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 144 [SP Output Optimizer] is not applied to the sound output from the headphones. [SP Output Optimizer] is effective for music, audio podcast, “SensMe™ Channels” and Games “Music Unlimited” only. Settings Go to page top Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 145 If video [Off] resolution is too low, black bars will appear on the right, left, top and bottom of the screen. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 146 When your Walkman is on hold, the buttons are deactivated and the screen turns off, [No] Noise Canceling but the sound of the current video is played back. Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 147 Arranges the video list by title in descending order. Noise Canceling Timer Note Games The video list order setting may not work depending on the screen. Settings Go to page top Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 148 Displays only thumbnails in the photo list. Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Note Noise Canceling Thumbnails may not be displayed, depending on the file format. Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 149 1. From the Home menu, select [Settings] [FM Radio Settings] [Scan Sensitivity] “Music Unlimited” [Low] or [High]. Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Go to page top FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 150 [Settings] [FM Radio Settings] [Mono/Auto] “SensMe™ Channels” [Mono] or [Auto]. “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 151 Higher bit rate: [MP3 256kbps] Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Normal bit rate: [MP3 128kbps] FM Radio Lower bit rate: [MP3 64kbps] Go to page top Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 152 Environment] from the option menu. Troubleshooting Important Information Note This function is only effective when the supplied headphones are connected to your Specifications Walkman and [Noise Canceling: On/Off] is set to [On]. Contents list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 153 The default setting (center position of the indicator) will obtain the maximum effect under normal ambience. The effect of the Noise Canceling function is not necessarily enhanced by Contents list maximizing the microphone sensitivity. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 154 In USB connection mode. Playing a game. Making/ Playing Voice Recording voice (though the alarm icon flashes in the information area). Recordings Go to page top Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 155 3. As in step 2, adjust the minute setting. Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos 4. Press the button to confirm. FM Radio Go to page top Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 156 [Alarm/Sleep Timer] [Alarm Settings] “SensMe™ Channels” [Repeat] desired setting type. “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 157 [Music] desired search method desired song. Games 2. Press the OPTION/PWR OFF button to bring up the option menu. Settings 3. Select [Set As Alarm Song]. Troubleshooting Go to page top Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 158 Sounding the alarm. Games The sleep timer will be canceled in the following situations. Settings Entering standby mode. Connecting your Walkman to a computer. Troubleshooting Entering game mode. Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 159 Displays the total number of videos (including video podcasts) stored on [Total Videos:] your Walkman. Games [Total Photos:] Displays the total number of photos stored on your Walkman. Settings [WM-PORT:] Displays the version information for WM-PORT. Troubleshooting Important Information Go to page top Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 160 1. From the Home menu, select [Settings] [Common Settings] [AVLS (Volume Limit)] desired setting type. Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Go to page top FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 161 [Settings] [Common Settings] [Beep Settings] “SensMe™ Channels” desired setting type. Go to page top “Music Unlimited” Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 162 Analyzing songs for [SensMe™ Channels]. (The screen will dim instead of being turned Important Information off.) Playing back a song with [Display Lyrics] set to [On (Screen Always On)]. Specifications Charging the battery. (The screen will dim.) Contents list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 163 The brightness of the screen may be low, regardless of the setting. This may also occur FM Radio when connecting your Walkman via the USB cable. Making/ Playing Voice Go to page top Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 164 W.p.(dark)] to set the photo as the wallpaper. 1. From the Home menu, select [Photos] desired search method desired photo. Contents list 2. Press the OPTION/PWR OFF button to bring up the option menu. 3. Select [Set as Wallpaper]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 165 “-” will be displayed instead of the current date and time. Troubleshooting The clock may gain or lose up to 60 seconds per month. Important Information Specifications Related Topics How to use the Home menu Contents list Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 166 [Clock Settings] “SensMe™ Channels” [Date Display Format] desired format type. “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 167 [Clock Settings] “SensMe™ Channels” [Time Display Format] desired format type. “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 168 This is a result of stopping recharging the battery before becoming fully Recordings charged (in order to extend the battery lifespan) and is not a malfunction. Noise Canceling Go to page top Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 169 If you select this function during playback, your Walkman will pause playback before FM Radio performing the reset process. Making/ Playing Voice Go to page top Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 170 Recordings [Format]. Noise Canceling 2. Select [Yes]. [All data will be deleted. Proceed?] appears. Timer 3. Select [Yes]. Games When initialization finishes, [Memory formatted.] appears. Settings Go to page top Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 171 After connecting to a computer with the USB cable, [Connected USB. The player cannot be operated.] or [Connected USB (MTP). The player cannot be operated.] Noise Canceling appears. Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 172 Italian [Polski] Polish Timer [Português] Portuguese Games [Русский] Russian Settings [Türkçe] Turkish Troubleshooting Japanese Important Information Korean Simplified Chinese Specifications Traditional Chinese Contents list Related Topics How to use the Home menu Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 173 Games 5. Look up information on the issue on one of the customer support Web sites [Details]. Settings 6. If the approaches listed above fail to resolve the issue, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Troubleshooting Note No data will be deleted and no settings will be changed by resetting your Walkman.
  • Page 174 Recordings For customers in Latin America: Noise Canceling http://www.sony-latin.com/index.crp Timer For customers in other countries/regions: Games http://www.sony-asia.com/support Settings For customers who purchased the overseas models: Troubleshooting http://www.sony.co.jp/overseas/support/ Go to page top Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 175 Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Connection to a computer FM Radio “SensMe™ Channels” ”Music Unlimited” Making/ Playing Voice FM Radio Recordings Recording Podcast Noise Canceling Other Timer Messages Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 176 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Troubleshooting > Possible Causes of Symptoms > Operation Getting Started Operation How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker There is no sound. Music The volume level is set to zero. “SensMe™...
  • Page 177 Transferred data is not displayed in its list. Videos and photos in unsupported format may not be recognized by your Walkman and may not appear in a list [Details]. If you rename a video file that is transferred from a computer to your Walkman, or move it to another folder, it may not be recognized by the Walkman and may not appear in a video list.
  • Page 178 The earbuds of the supplied headphones are the wrong size or are being worn wrongly. Change the size of the earbuds or adjust the earbud position to fit your ears snugly and comfortably [Details]. If you change the size of earbuds, turn to install them firmly on the headphones to prevent from detaching and remaining in your ears.
  • Page 179 Your Walkman does not work properly. The computer was started or restarted with your Walkman connected to it. Reset your Walkman by pressing its RESET button [Details]. Disconnect the Walkman when you start or restart the computer. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 180 The screen turns off. Contents list There was no operation attempted for the time selected in [Screen Off Timer] [Details]. Press any button. [On-Hold Display] is set to [No]. Set [On-Hold Display] to [Yes] [Details]. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 181 You have not used your Walkman for more than a year. Noise Canceling Depending on the conditions under which your Walkman is used, the battery may have been deteriorated. Consult your nearest Sony dealer. Timer [Battery Care] is set to [On].
  • Page 182 To avoid unnecessary battery consumption, your Walkman automatically turns off. Press any button to turn your Walkman on. Charging completes very quickly. If the battery is already almost fully charged when charging begins, little time is needed to reach full charge. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 183: Connection To A Computer

    WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Troubleshooting > Possible Causes of Symptoms > Connection to a computer Getting Started Connection to a computer How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Cannot install the software. Music Your computer is installed with an operating system that is not supported by your Walkman.
  • Page 184 The software installation has been failed. Reinstall the software by using the installer. The imported data will remain untouched. By setting your Walkman to the USB connection standby mode before connecting it to a computer, you may be able to establish connection between the Walkman and the computer with more reliability.
  • Page 185 You cannot delete or rename default folders, such as [MUSIC], [MP_ROOT], [MPE_ROOT], [VIDEO], [DCIM], [PICTURE], [PICTURES], [PODCASTS], [RECORD] and [VOICE]. Default folder names vary depending on the model and the country/region in which you have purchased your Walkman. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 186 Audio podcasts and voice recordings are not played by “SensMe™ Troubleshooting Channels.” Important Information Audio podcasts and voice recordings are not analyzed by 12 TONE ANALYSIS and you Specifications cannot play them back using “SensMe™ Channels.” Go to page top Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 187 The license for the “Music Unlimited” function on your Walkman has expired. Making/ Playing Voice Connect your Walkman to your computer and access the server to update the license. Recordings Go to page top Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 188 The headphones are not connected. The headphone cord functions as an antenna. When a peripheral device (not supplied) is connected to the WM-PORT jack and the headphones cannot be connected, FM broadcast reception is unavailable. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 189 A folder is not deleted even though all recorded files have been deleted. Files other than recorded files are included in the folder. Open the folder using Windows Explorer, and delete all files other than those recorded by your Walkman. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 190 “SensMe™ Channels” Check the file format playable on your Walkman [Details]. “Music Unlimited” Go to page top Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 191 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Troubleshooting > Possible Causes of Symptoms > Other Getting Started Other How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker There is no beep sound when your Walkman is operated. Music [Beep Settings] is set to [Off].
  • Page 192 Set [Karaoke/Language Study] to [Off] or [Language Study] [Details]. Cannot suppress the vocal of the song. The effects of vocal suppression differ among songs. Depending on the song, the vocal may hardly be suppressed. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 193 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Troubleshooting > Possible Causes of Symptoms > Messages Getting Started Messages How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Follow the instructions below if a message appears in the display. Music “SensMe™...
  • Page 194 After the initial warning, the alarm and warning repeat for every 20 cumulative hours that the volume is set beyond the specific level (*1); when this happens, the volume is changed to the initial setting automatically. (*1) Specific level = [16] Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 195 If you have any questions about this product: Visit: www.sony.com/walkmansupport Contents list Contact: Sony Customer Information Service Center at 1-(866)-456-7669 Write: Sony Customer Information Service Center 12451 Gateway Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33913 Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.:...
  • Page 196 Japan. The Authorized 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 in separate service or guarantee documents. At high volume, prolonged listening to the personal audio player can damage the user’s hearing.
  • Page 197 A safety tip from the Consumer Electronics Association, 1919 South Eads Street, Arlington, VA 22202 and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850. Other supplied manuals, such as Quick Start Guide, also contain important information. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 199 Do not place your Walkman in fire. FM Radio Do not take apart or remodel your Walkman. Doing so can result in electric shock. Consult your nearest Sony dealer or Sony Service Center for exchange of rechargeable batteries, Making/ Playing Voice internal checks or repair.
  • Page 200 Do not touch the rechargeable battery with bare hands if it is leaking. Since battery liquid may Recordings remain in your Walkman, consult your nearest Sony dealer if the battery has leaked. If the liquid gets into your eyes, do not rub your eyes as it may lead to blindness. Wash out your Noise Canceling eyes with clean water, and consult a doctor.
  • Page 201 Do not get your Walkman wet. If you touch your Walkman with wet hands, or put the Walkman in a damp article of clothing, the Walkman may get wet, which may cause a malfunction. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 202: Notice For Users

    The recorded song is limited to private use only. Use of the song beyond this limit requires Music permission of the copyright holders. Sony is not responsible for incomplete recording/downloading or damaged data due to “SensMe™ Channels” problems of your Walkman or computer.
  • Page 203: Road Safety

    Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will allow you to hear outside sounds and to be Noise Canceling considerate to the people around you. Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 204 Music part, or renting the software without the permission of the copyright holder. In no event will Sony be liable for any financial damage, or loss of profits, including claims “SensMe™ Channels” made by third parties, arising out of the use of the software supplied with your Walkman.
  • Page 205 Be careful not to let water get into your Walkman from the opening near the connector. Clean the headphone plug periodically. Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Go to page top FM Radio Making/ Playing Voice Recordings Noise Canceling Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 206: Storing Data

    Otherwise, they will not be displayed on your Timer Walkman. Default folder names vary depending on the model and the country/region in which you have purchased the Walkman. Games Go to page top Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 207 FM Radio Firmware update is complete. Making/ Playing Voice Hint Recordings For detail on version information of your Walkman, see [Details]. Noise Canceling Go to page top Timer Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 208: License And Trademark Notice

    “Clear Phase” and “Clear Phase” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. 12 TONE ANALYSIS and its logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. FM Radio SensMe and the SensMe logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Mobile Making/ Playing Voice Communications AB.
  • Page 209 (*1) “EMPR” is a name of a standard for systems that support copyright protection system developed by Sony Corporation. “MagicGate Type-R for Secure Video Recording for EMPR” has received approval from Dpa (The Association for Promotion of Digital Broadcasting) as a content protection method for making a recording of digital broadcasting.
  • Page 210 Except as contained in this notice, the name(s) of the above copyright holders shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to promote the sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior written authorization. Information on netkit-ftp Copyright (c) 1985, 1989 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
  • Page 211 LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. Information on OpenSSL LICENSE ISSUES The OpenSSL toolkit stays under a dual license, i.e. both the conditions of the OpenSSL License and the original SSLeay license apply to the toolkit.
  • Page 212: Package List

    (hereafter LGPL). Users have the right to obtain, modify and redistribute the source code of software in accordance with the attached GPL/LGPL. Sony provides these source codes on the following web site. Please visit the following web site to obtain the source codes.
  • Page 213 busybox dosfstools mdadm udev u-boot linux-kernel procps e2fsprogs alsa-lib alsa-utils glibc lrzsz coreutils net-tools nfs-utils GNU LESSER GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE Version 2.1, February 1999 Copyright (C) 1991, 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc. 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
  • Page 214 Most GNU software, including some libraries, is covered by the ordinary GNU General Public License. This license, the GNU Lesser General Public License, applies to certain designated libraries, and is quite different from the ordinary General Public License. We use this license for certain libraries in order to permit linking those libraries into non-free programs.
  • Page 215 are outside its scope. The act of running a program using the Library is not restricted, and output from such a program is covered only if its contents constitute a work based on the Library (independent of the use of the Library in a tool for writing it). Whether that is true depends on what the Library does and what the program that uses the Library does.
  • Page 216 Once this change is made in a given copy, it is irreversible for that copy, so the ordinary GNU General Public License applies to all subsequent copies and derivative works made from that copy. This option is useful when you wish to copy part of the code of the Library into a program that is not a library.
  • Page 217 in the Library will not necessarily be able to recompile the application to use the modified definitions.) b) Use a suitable shared library mechanism for linking with the Library. A suitable mechanism is one that (1) uses at run time a copy of the library already present on the user’s computer system, rather than copying library functions into the executable, and (2) will operate properly with a modified version of the library, if the user installs one, as long as the modified version is interface-compatible with the version that the work was made with.
  • Page 218 11. If, as a consequence of a court judgment or allegation of patent infringement or for any other reason (not limited to patent issues), conditions are imposed on you (whether by court order, agreement or otherwise) that contradict the conditions of this License, they do not excuse you from the conditions of this License.
  • Page 219: Gnu General Public License

    16. IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE LIBRARY AS PERMITTED ABOVE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE LIBRARY (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE LIBRARY TO...
  • Page 220 The licenses for most software are designed to take away your freedom to share and change it. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change free software--to make sure the software is free for all its users. This General Public License applies to most of the Free Software Foundation’s software and to any other program whose authors commit to using it.
  • Page 221 2. You may modify your copy or copies of the Program or any portion of it, thus forming a work based on the Program, and copy and distribute such modifications or work under the terms of Section 1 above, provided that you also meet all of these conditions: a) You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices stating that you changed the files and the date of any change.
  • Page 222 executable runs, unless that component itself accompanies the executable. If distribution of executable or object code is made by offering access to copy from a designated place, then offering equivalent access to copy the source code from the same place counts as distribution of the source code, even though third parties are not compelled to copy the source along with the object code.
  • Page 223 Each version is given a distinguishing version number. If the Program specifies a version number of this License which applies to it and “any later version”, you have the option of following the terms and conditions either of that version or of any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
  • Page 224 If your program is a subroutine library, you may consider it more useful to permit linking proprietary applications with the library. If this is what you want to do, use the GNU Library General Public License instead of this License. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 225 WALKMAN Help guide Search Print Top page > Specifications > Specifications > Specifications Getting Started Specifications How to Use the Software How to Use the Speaker Specifications for speaker (RDP-NWT18) (NWZ-E473K/E474K only) Music “SensMe™ Channels” Supported file format “Music Unlimited” Music (including podcasts (*1)) Videos/ Podcasts/ Photos Media File format: MP3 (MPEG-1 Layer3) file...
  • Page 226 Sampling frequency (*2): 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz (for AVC, MPEG-4) Bit rate: Max. 288 kbps / channel Audio Formats (Codec) Bit rate: 32 to 192 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (for Windows Media (VBR)) Video 9) Sampling frequency (*2): 44.1 kHz Photo (*8) Media File format: Compatible with DCF 2.0/Exif 2.21 file format...
  • Page 227: Operating Temperature

    Noise Canceling Modes: Normal Mode / Quiet Mode Total Noise Suppression Ratio (*1) (NWZ-E573/E574/E575 only) Approx. 17 dB (*2) (*1) Under Sony measurement standard. (*2) Equivalent to approx. 98.0% reduction of energy of sound compared with not wearing headphones. ([Select NC Environment]: [Airplane]) FM radio FM Frequency range: 87.5 MHz to 108.0 MHz...
  • Page 228: Voice Recording

    Approx. 6 hours Approx. 6 hours Approx. 5 hours 384 kbps Noise Canceling Noise Canceling FM radio function is off function is on Receiving FM Approx. 12 hours Approx. 12 hours Approx. 10 hours broadcasting Noise Canceling Noise Canceling Voice recording function is off function is on Recording...
  • Page 229 * [SP Output Optimizer] set to [Off], MP3 playback, 128 kbps Note When [SP Output Optimizer] is set to [RDP-NWT18] (default setting) on your Walkman, battery life may shorten by approx. 30%. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 230 For details on how to install, refer to “Quick Start Guide.” Media Go Making/ Playing Voice WALKMAN Guide Recordings Help guide, etc. Noise Canceling Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Timer Go to page top Games Settings Troubleshooting Important Information Specifications Contents list Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 231: System Requirements

    Not supported by the following environments: Personally constructed computers or operating systems An environment that is an upgrade of the original manufacturer-installed operating system Multi-boot environment Mac OS Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Go to page top Copyright 2012 Sony Corporation...

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