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Charging using USB

I am having problem charging it using the USB ?

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Re: Charging using USB

This model can't be charged via USB ports. It uses replaceable AAA batteries. You can also use rechargeable AAA batteries like Sanyo or Energizer.

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Re: Charging using USB

Did it worked before? if so It can be something with the USB cable, try diff cable. USB port, try diff port. Also, you can reload the driver, sometimes it helps. It can also be that the internal fuse has possibly blown, unless you are good with a soldering iron it's not a user servicable part as such. If it never worked: Try the driver first. (the original) Good luck.

Posted on Dec 27, 2005

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I have connected my nanomax ipod to the computer and it is not charging.how should i charge it?


Good morning, afternoon, evening or night; whatever time you are viewing this solution post. Thank you for choosing FixYa to solve your problem. So you have connected your Nanomax iPod to the computer and it's not charging like it's supposed to, and you want to know how you should charge it properly? There are two ways you can charge the battery - charging via your Dock Connector to USB Cable, or the Apple USB Power Adapter (which is sold separately). Here are the step by step instructions to charging your and Nanomax.

Using the Dock Connector to USB Cable
  1. Using your Dock Connector to USB Cable, plug the dock connector end to your iPod and plug the USB end to your computer. Make sure the computer you are using has a USB 2.0 port (check your computer's technical specifications to see if it's USB 2.0 certified). Most USB ports on the keyboards of laptops do not provide enough power to perform charging activities. If you have a Docking Station, plug the docking connector into the station and placed the iPod in the station as well.
  2. Make sure your computer is fully awake and not asleep (meaning in sleep mode).
  3. A fully charged battery takes 3 hours to complete. An 80% charged battery takes an hour and 30 minutes. The battery is charging when it shows the charging icon (a battery not fully shaded in green, with a lightning bolt).The battery is done charging when the "fully charged" icon shows (a green-shaded battery with a 2-prong plug showing).
  4. When you are done, disconnect the cable from your computer.
Using the Apple USB Power Adapter
  1. Connect the Alternating Current (AC) Plug Adapter with the power adapter (if connected already, skip this step).
  2. Using your Dock Connector to USB Cable, connect the dock connector end to your iPod and the USB end to the power adapter.
  3. Plug the power adapter into a polarized wall outlet or surge protector outlet.
I think you connected everything correctly, but the USB port on your computer did not have enough power to charge your battery. If that's the case, you will have to find a computer that has a USB 2.0 port on it (like a desktop PC or MAC, or a car adapter charging device) and connect to it, or use the USB Power Adapter (sold seperately). I think this pretty much answers your question. I hope this benefits you the best way possible. Once again, thank you for choosing Fixya as your one-stop solution spot for your problems. Have a good day, evening or night; whatever time you are viewing this, and visit us again the next you need assistance troubleshooting.

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Where can i get a charger for my player (NWZ-E435F Digital media Player Sony corp. S/N: 5083578


Hi,

The NWZ-E435F Walkman Player can be recharged by connecting it to the running Computer USB port using the supplied USB Cable.The Battery icon will get displayed and indicates the icon during charging.
However, you can try using the AC-U501AD USB charging adapter for charging the Walkman player.

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Hi dj,

have you tried charging with a different cable/usb charger? They are very common; borrow one just to test. Quite often the cable is the problem. If not, does your mp3 player have options to 'allow charging from usb'? If not, Im afraid you may have to use the power adapter.

Good luck.

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http://www.sandisk.com/media/175960/clip_um_0608_eng.pdf

Windows XP SP2
• Windows Media Player v10
• Intel Pentium class PC or higher
• CD-ROM drive
• USB 2.0 port for hi-speed transfers and charging

Make sure HOLD button is not on.

Battery
The Sansa
®
Clip player comes with an internal rechargeable battery. To use the player for
the very first time, remember to fully charge the battery. You can charge your Sansa
®
player through the USB port of your computer, a car adapter (not included) USB port, or AC
adapter (not included) USB port.
Charging
To charge the battery, please follow these steps:
1. Connect the larger end of the USB cable into an available USB port on the
computer.
2. Connect the smaller end of the USB cable into the Sansa
®
Clip player.
3. The computer must be on for most USB ports to charge your battery. Your
Sansa
®
will show connected and the yellow charging indicator will appear.
The battery level indicator will blink while charging. You will not be able to
play while connected to the computer USB.
4. To stop recharging, simply disconnect the cable.
The battery can also be charged using an AC adapter (not included) or a car adapter
(not included) and you will be able to play your device while charging with one of the
adapters.
NOTE: Some low-power USB ports may not be able to provide enough charge
power. Also note that the rechargeable batteries are not replaceable.

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Hi,
Check for the following:

USB Cable 
Make sure that the USB cable is properly plugged in and use the original cable. 

Computer in Hibernation mode 
Make sure the computer isn’t entering hibernate or sleep mode while the device is connected.  The computer must be on in order to charge your player. 

USB Port 2.0 
Make sure the player is connected USB 2.0 port (1.1 occasionally causes charging problems). 

USB Port location 
Try plugging in different USB port (i.e. USB port in the back of the computer); sometimes the front USB ports have problem charging up the device. 

Battery 
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Latest firmware 
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When I plug in my Zen Micro to the PC to chage all i get is the flashing charge signal but the devices does not recgharge. This is the same USB that i have used successfully on another PC. it also wont...


I use to have that little player and i remember how it could be tricky on different computers.

from http://www.anythingbutipod.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27711

If these don't work please report back:
4. If the Zen is not detected by or charging from the computer when connected, make sure you are using a USB port on the back of the computer (built into the motherboard) instead of one wired to the case (front or side). That way you are using a USB port with the proper power output.

5. If the Zen is not detected by or charging from the computer when connected, make sure the USB port you are using are USB 2.0 and not v1.1. If you computer is a newer computer, this shouldn't be a problem, but if it is an older computer, it may only have USB 1.1 ports which doesn't output enough power as USB 2.0 ports.

6. If the Zen is not detected by or charging from the computer when connected, make sure you have no other USB devices plugged into the computer (front and back ports), but the Zen. That may be worth a try to see if you can get enough current from the USB ports to begin charging it again. Usually the more devices you have plugged into the USB ports, the less current that will be available for charging due to the power being shared with all other devices plugged in.

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