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Playback Error on Nomad Zen Extra

Cannot escape from playback error mode...stuck

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  • purdey273 Nov 12, 2008

    I get an intermittent playback error message on my Xtra. It has a 120gb hard drive and is on 1.20.08 firmware. It seems to occur about 20 seconds into a track and stops playing. If I play the same track again from the beginning it doesn't do it. The only thing I can think of is that it only does it on high bitrate tracks, the last one occured on a 320kbps track.

  • ojdean Dec 26, 2008

    I have the same problem, also on my 120GB Zen Xtra. Didn't improve after running "Clean Up".



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  • ojdean Dec 26, 2008

    I have the same "playback error" on many of my songs, I fixed this by converting the original media source from 256kb/s, or whatever kb/s range the song was set as, to the standard cd quality bitrate: 128kb/s. I still have playback errors... but they are rare.

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