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Over the Limit

I don't know exactly what the problem is, but my Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player tells me that i am "Over Limit" when i turn it on.I would understand it, but i still have memory, according to my computer. Whats wrong with it and how do i fix it?

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Re: Over the Limit

Maximum number of files is 999 regardles of how many songs you have. maximum number of folders is 99. maximum number of sub folders is 5 per root folder. delete any excess or format the player from the player menu ( mode-set-delete or mode-set-system-format ) not through the computer. you will lose all your songs if you format the player.

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Panasonic SV-MP020 Wait Problem

Make sure the usb jack is all the way in the player. Mine had a couple of mm of metal showing and felt like it was in, the display lit up, said 'wait' and then 'goodbye' :-(. Only later did I realise the jack still could be pushed fully in a bit further, and then *bingo*, a working mp3 player

Jun 18, 2008 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Someone good with panasonic sv-mp020 please help me!!!what does OVER LIMIT mean?

Try resetting the mp3 player. You can do this by sliding the hold button over and then turning it on. While on it should say hold. Then you push mode (-)(+)(-)(+)Mode(+)Mode(+)
Granted, that will deleted all the songs you have on there so make sure you have them backed up somewhere you can place them back on there.

I hope this helps.

Jun 10, 2008 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Help creating subfolders/playlists/album folders

Win XP Pro
Build new folders under your C:\ drive.
Click on the folder that shows under the 'Panasonic Audio Player'
Click and drag your new C:\ drive folders to the right.
The new folders should show up on the MP020.
Cut and paste won't do it, stupid software.

Mar 01, 2008 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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should have at least windows 2000 sp4 or xp sp1 as operating system. plug into usb port on computer while computer is turned on. computer should recognize and install it as mass storage usb device and assign it a drive letter. sometimes xp will recognize it as a panasonic mtp device. this doesn't matter, you can still drag and drop files on it through windows explorer file manager.

Nov 15, 2007 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Computer won´t recognize my player

format the player from the player ( set-system menu) not from the computer. pull the battery from the player and leave it out for 15 minutes.
reboot your computer. put the battery back in the player.
plug it into the usb port on the computer. worked for me

Oct 19, 2007 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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My panasonic SV-MP020 mp3 player does not turn on. and when i plug it into the USB, it's stuck on hello. help me pleaz!

Try reseting the unit.

1) Slide the hold switch to on
2) Turn power on.
3) While unit screen says hold, push: (mode)(-)(+)(-)(+)(mode)(+)(mode)

This should reset it.


Aug 28, 2007 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Sounds like you have bought protected music that will only play on your computer. There are a couple of companies that do this with the music that you buy from them. goto the music file that you are trying to upload to your MP3 player, right click on it, and choose "properties". at the top, there are 3 tabs, you'll only want to pay attention to "summary" look down in the "origin" it protected? If it is, then this is why your MP3 player isn't playing it. It will only play on your PC.

Apr 04, 2007 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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Firmware issue

go to look for the tab near the top that says downloads or support. enter your model number in the search box. download the firmware. follow the instructions that come with it.

Apr 10, 2007 | Panasonic SV-MP020 MP3 Player

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