Question about Coby MP-705 Digital Media Player
I actually have two problems with this player. The first is when I edit information on songs in Windows Media Player, those changes don't show up on the player. For example, all the songs I ripped off a cd all say the name of a specific artist, such as REM for example, but when I load that cd in to the player, some of the songs say REM and some say Unknown Artist. Sometimes I change the song from pop to rock, or something like that, and hit "apply" and again, sometimes on the player things change back.
Also, the video conversion software that came with the player will not convert the files. It just immediately says fail.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Some songs are in the wrong format, or your DB is corrupt. Either way:
These are the most common methods for recovering Sandisk's Sansa Mp3 Players. I have been almost universally successful in recovering Sansa players using one or a combination of these methods. These methods do not work if you are having synchronization or music format issues - they are for recovering a player that will not power up, freezes, flashes, is not recognized by the computer, and a host of other issues.
Reset the Sansa Player first. On most models, restart is done by holding the power button in for 15 seconds or longer. Check your specific manual to be sure. The manuals are available from the Sansa website if they have been misplaced.
Download the Sansa Recovery Tool from the Sansa website.
Format - Erases Everything: Connect your Sansa player to the computer and open Windows Media Player. Click on the Sync tab. Pull down the drop down menu underneath the Sync tab by moving your cursor over the Sync tab and left clicking on the little black arrow underneath the Sync tab. Highlight "Sansa 1GB" (wording may vary slightly), and then select "Format." - this should erase everything.
Firmware Upgrade- Erases Everything: Get the latest firmware upgrade from Sansa - it updates the firmware and erases every song in the player all at once. Note: this method doesn't work if already have the latest firmware. Go to the Sandisk website and click "Firmware Updater" to find out.
If these fail, then:
Try this: disconnect the player from the computer, turn it off, hold in the volume + button, and reconnect the player to the computer while holding the volume + button in. Keep holding the volume + button for an additional 5-50 seconds. Windows should eventually go into recovery mode and revive the player- it will pop up a window that says Found New Hardware Wizard.
If you get the problem where MTP Device keeps popping up continuously, uninstall the “MTP Device” by going to Start à Control Panel àSystem à Hardware à Device Manager (you computer may vary slightly, depending on Windows Version).
You may have to restart your computer after each of these methods to get them to work properly. Disconnect your Sansa player BEFORE shutting down your computer.
-Tha Mp3 Doctor
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
Hey, I am not sure about ubunta but in Windows, you need a program that "tags" the MP3. Just google MP3 tag editor and you will find some programs that do this. Again, not sure about ubunta but give it a shot. What this program does is let you edit the MP3 to the fullest. Song title, artist, album, everything...Check it out....
Posted on May 30, 2009
You need to check the information on your computer.
Right click on the songs that are not showing up under artist and look at the info for them. If they don't have an artist listed, they will not show up on your ipod in the artist tab. You can add the artist name and then sync your ipod and it will update your music information for you.
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
Go to the coby site and download the coby media manager the one on the player is corrupt (http://www.cobyusa.com/?p=fix_mp822). Once you get that installed on you PC use it like Windows media player, theres a user guide that helps sync everything. By the way it will put all your music in a folder titled "music" move the music to the folder titled "audio" so you can use the touch screen music icon.
Posted on Dec 31, 2009
SOURCE: MP3 705 COBY 2G
All support for Coby is on cobyusa.com: enter cobyusa.com in the address bar of internet explorer.
Next enter MP705 in the Product Search bar and the matching list of support for this player will show up.
When you need Coby Media Manager as software for transfers onto your player:
Select the fix for MP822: it is the link to how to install the full feature Coby Media Manager for several Coby mp3 players.
Posted on Jun 30, 2010
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