Question about SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

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Battery wont stay charged

Whenever i plug my e250 it shows that the battery is fully charged then when i unplug it it says "battery too low system shut" and turns off....i got a new battery and it still does the same thing!
HELP PLEASE!!!!!!!!!

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  • CyberdorkX
    CyberdorkX Dec 22, 2008

    I have the same problem. The battery is getting hot. It seems like there is a short somewhere.

  • sayuri karamatsu
    sayuri karamatsu Dec 22, 2008

    Same as the above problems. I am still waiting on my answer. I'll let you know when it comes.


  • sayuri karamatsu
    sayuri karamatsu May 11, 2010

    Hey, ThaMp3Doctor, I have a question. How do you know all of this. I apologize if I sound rude.



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All of these sound like hardware problem which will require replacing the player. Some problems with mp3 players are hardware-related. The problem with hardware issues is that they cannot generally be fixed. Examples of common hardware issues are screen issues (white lines, green lines, no/bad display), battery/power supply issues, and headphone jack issues. The reason they can’t be fixed is because the manufacturers will not sell you the parts. There are several reasons they do not sell you the parts – 1)it is not cost-effective to do so; 2) they do not want people copying their designs; 3) you can injure yourself trying to fix such parts; 3) you generally have to be an electrician or engineer to be able to fix them; 4)you void your warranty performing such operations. Many, many people ask about fixing cracked screens. There are videos on YouTube that show you how to do so on some players. The problem with replacing a screen is two-fold: 1) the manufacturer does not generally sell you the screen – you would have to buy a broken unit to get a screen; 2) it is not a simple matter in most cases of replacing a screen – the LCD controller in the mp3 player’s circuitry is also usually bad – and few people are capable of fixing a broken circuit. Headphone jack issues generally cannot be performed for the same reasons – it is not a simple matter of replacing a headphone jack (which the manufacturer won’t sell you), since the headphone jack controller on the circuit is usually the source of the problem. Some batteries can be replaced, and other cannot – you user’s manual will tell you if your battery is replaceable or not. For replaceable-battery players, you can buy the battery from the manufacturer. For any who want to ignore my good advice, here is a YouTube link that examines the guts of a Sansa mp3 player:
-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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