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How can I hook my Sandisk Sansa Clip+ up to my stereo system if the stereo doesn't have a USB port?

This is for my mother, she's 70 and has an older stereo without MP3/USB capability. And she won't wear earbuds...

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Connect a audio from the headphone socket on the player and plug it into the AUX input on the stereo system. Set the stereo to AUX, turn on the player and adjust the volume level on the stereo.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012

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SOURCE: My Sandisk Sansa C140 only display sandisk logo

You can update the firmware. This will return your device to factory settings and fix any internal errors. All your current content will be deleted.

Download this file:
http://www.sendspace.com/file/0mc3km

This is the firmware update utility for Sanca c140 (c100 series) devices.

There is a howto.txt file included, follow the instructions.I am posting the instructions here for convenience.


1. Download the attached file and save it on the desktop.
(the player should not be attached to the computer at this point)
2. Double click the file to run it.
3. Accept the license agreement.
4. Remove the battery from the mp3 player.
5. Press and hold the center (select) button and connect it to the computer (keep holding the button, this is the firmware update mode).
6. If the New Hardware Wizard appears (now you can let go of the select button), do the following: (if asked, choose not to connect to the internet for updates), then choose to install the device automatically, then follow the prompts to finish the installation.
7. When the wizard comes up, or when the Update button becomes active (whichever happens first), you may release the select button.
8. Click the Update button, and then click OK to the message that comes up.
9. Wait until the upgrade finishes, then unplug the device.
10. Put the battery back in, and turn on the player.
11. Hopefully the update will be performed, then choose English for the language when prompted.
12. Check if the issue is resolved.

Posted on Jul 05, 2008

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SOURCE: SanDisk Sansa Clip 2GB stuck on refresh after charging

download the firmware update!

I had same prob- gone after update

here is link to update:
http://www.sansa.com/support/sansa_clip/faqs

good luck

Joe

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: computer is not seeing it

what do u mean like isit not poppin anythinq up once it turns on?

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

Donnatello
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SOURCE: My pc is not recognizing my sansa mp3 player clip model 1GB. Do I

Here is the manipulation to be done to remedy this.

To begin, open Windows Explorer and click the Tools /Folder Options /Display. Look in the list "Hidden files and folders" and check "Show hidden files and folders."

  • Right click on the icon "My Computer" from desktop and then click Properties. Then click on Hardware then Device Manager.
  • Right click on the line marked "Unknown Device" and click "Update Driver".
  • Then in the wizard to update the hardware choose "No, not this time."
  • Click "Next."
  • Select "Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)".
  • Click Next.
  • Then click on "Do not search I will choose the driver to install".
  • Choose from the list of hardware USB hub.
  • Click Next.
  • Click on "Disk".
  • A window opens. Then click "Browse", go to C: /windows/inf and select usbstor.inf and click Open.
  • The path of the selected driver will appear in the previous window. Click "OK". The driver will be installrd and you have a line called "Device USB Mass Storage".
  • Choose from the list of hardware "Storage Volume".
  • Click "Next."
  • Click on "Disk".
  • A window opens. Click "Browse", go to C: /windows/ inf and select volsnap.inf select and click "Open."
  • Then the path of the selected driver will appear in the previous window. Click "OK". The driver will be installed and you have a line called "Generic Volume".

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SOURCE: want drivers for Sandisk Sansa clip 2gb mp3 player

http://www.sandisk.com/sandisk-support/driver-download-wizard

Posted on Jul 26, 2010

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3. Use the USB cord that came with your player, and connect it to your computer. Only connect your player directly to the computer. Don't connect it to a USB hub.

4. See if your computer recognizes that a device was connected to it. Or, look in "Devices and Printers" folder, and see if the device shows up in it.

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If your Sansa Fuze player is out of warranty, you can attempt to repair internal components. This is an "enter at your own risk" solution, but you may be able to fix the issue. If it doesn't work, or if you damage another component, you will most likely need to get a new player.

1. Shut off the device.

2. If you don't have one, purchase a case opener tool. This is a tool with an extremely small head that is used specifically for opening up small devices.

3. Place the head of the tool in the seam of the device, and rise up the faceplate. Do not do this forcibly, or you'll break the ribbon cable connected to it.

4. Remove the ribbon cable from the faceplate.

5. Examine the battery cable. If this connection is loose, your Fuze player won't turn on. Plug the connection firmly into the port.

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These Sansa Fuze MP3 player repair suggestions may not fix all issues. If your player is still not working properly, either take it back to the place where you bought it, or contact SanDisk for additional help.

References

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My sanDisk Sansa Clip MP3 Player will not charge anymore. At least not on the computer I'm on. I have had it hooked up to charge for 2 days now and nothing. Why is this and how can I charge it?


This is direct from the sansa FAQs at http://www.sansa.com/support/sansa_clip/faqs 02. Why won’t my Sansa Clip charge when I connect it to my computer? USB Cable
Make sure that the USB cable is properly plugged in and use the original cable.

Computer in Hibernation mode
Make sure that the computer isn’t entering hibernate or sleep mode while the device is connected. The computer must be on in order to charge your player.

USB Port 2.0
Make sure your player is connected USB 2.0 port (1.1 occasionally causes charging problems).

USB Port location
Try plugging in different USB port (i.e. USB port in the back of the computer); sometimes the front USB ports have problem charging up the device.

Battery
Make sure the battery is fully charged. It takes approximately 3 hours to fully charge the battery.

Latest firmware
Make sure to update firmware by downloading and installing the Sansa Firmware Updater.

I hope this helps, and don't forget to rate the answer.

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http://www.sandisk.com/media/175960/clip_um_0608_eng.pdf

Windows XP SP2
• Windows Media Player v10
• Intel Pentium class PC or higher
• CD-ROM drive
• USB 2.0 port for hi-speed transfers and charging

Make sure HOLD button is not on.

Battery
The Sansa
®
Clip player comes with an internal rechargeable battery. To use the player for
the very first time, remember to fully charge the battery. You can charge your Sansa
®
player through the USB port of your computer, a car adapter (not included) USB port, or AC
adapter (not included) USB port.
Charging
To charge the battery, please follow these steps:
1. Connect the larger end of the USB cable into an available USB port on the
computer.
2. Connect the smaller end of the USB cable into the Sansa
®
Clip player.
3. The computer must be on for most USB ports to charge your battery. Your
Sansa
®
will show connected and the yellow charging indicator will appear.
The battery level indicator will blink while charging. You will not be able to
play while connected to the computer USB.
4. To stop recharging, simply disconnect the cable.
The battery can also be charged using an AC adapter (not included) or a car adapter
(not included) and you will be able to play your device while charging with one of the
adapters.
NOTE: Some low-power USB ports may not be able to provide enough charge
power. Also note that the rechargeable batteries are not replaceable.

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