Question about Sony NW-E105 MP3 Player
I struggled with the "FORMAT ERROR" message on my NE-E005 for a while. Eventually I went in to the advanced menu and reformatted the player from the initialise sub menu. Obviously that meant I had to transfer all my files from scratch but at least it made the player work again! Going forward, always make sure you transfer files in ATRAC format and that should prevent the problem from occurring again.
Posted on Jan 20, 2007
I Think The Problem Is That Your Formatted your Mp3 Player Through Your Pc That Is What Created The Format Error You Need To Format Through The Menu Of Your Mp3 Player Directly You Might Have To Do It Twice And it should Work Well
Posted on Dec 18, 2006
Yeah, that's right! i also had that problem w/my NW-E003F. i thought i couldn't fix it anymore coz formatting thru pc doesn't work until i discovered the format in the advance menu.. -by khorz "maidenheart"
Posted on Jun 08, 2007
This is what you do, unplug the mp3 player from your computer, then , while no playing songs go into the settins and look for advancded, the format menu will show and just click ok like normal. That should work.
Posted on Feb 11, 2007
Format error means your playlist that you have downloaded are not incompatible with the player, you have downloaded a wrong format. Read the instruction what kind of format your player supports, then convert your playlist to the right format.
Posted on Jun 06, 2006
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Snoy NW-E105
Well first, some of the songs that you put in, well...Sony Co. cannot transfer directly, so you would have to use their Sonicstage program, aka the converting button.
Like most Sony mp3 players, you need to use Sonicstage to put songs in the mp3 player.
For the Sony NW-E405, simply go to the Transfer menu at the top right of the program, (along where the My Library button is) and select the song. In the middle of the screen should be arrows along with a suitcase looking button. Click the luggage button and a screen should pop out. It should have two choices, a Standard Transfer Mode and a Specified bit rate transfer mode. Click the Specified one and select either the 105kbps (ATRAC 3) or the 132kbps (ATRAC 3) for great sound quality and small memory usage. The others are too big or too bad for sound quality. It should now work.
Now the mp3 player should be able to read it, since it is now in ATRAC 3 version, not the mp3 version.
Hopefully this solution helped.
Have a nice day!
Posted on Nov 28, 2007
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