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Problems changing volume & sound horrible

I recently played my walkman through a set of computer headphones & ever since the sound has been unbearably load & fuzzy. When I try to adjust the volume a message appears saying 'cannot change volume when audio output is in line out. Please help. Thanks Tom

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Re: problems changing volume & sound horrible

Your player is flipped. It thinks that it's connected to an external device, and acts as if it in line out output. When outputing to line out, you really don't have volume control, and you hear it right with the headphones, you would be missing some amplification. Try to reverse the actions that choose line output: Press and hold BACK. The Home menu appears. Press the arrows to select the settings icon(looks like a suitcase), and then press play/pause. Press the up/down buttons to select Audio Output and press play/pause. Now you should see "line out" selected. move the arrows to another setting - headphones if available, and press play/pause. Now unless something is really wrong with your player it should work. If it doesn't, use your warranty if valid, send for repair. Good luck

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