Question about SanDisk Sansa c250 (2 GB) MP3 Player (SDMX7-2048)

1 Answer

Sansa c250 will not hold a charge in the car past 15 mins...

My wife's sansa c250 is about a year old now. it plays fine. She uses it mostly in the car since she has only a cassette palyer. I bought her a cassette converter to plug into her hearphone jack and it goes thru the cassette player. But After being fully charged, when she uses it to go to owrk it will play for about 10 - 15 minutes before the battery is dead completely. Now i know its a year old, however, she doesnt use it all that much becasue she has a tendency to forget it at home. So the battery isnt that old or that used. She is very depressed by the fact that she cant use it the way that she wants.
I would also like to know if there is a charger that can connect to the cigarette lighter to poser and chargfe the device at the same time without it having an fm transmitter? Those transmitters are very crappy and not worth the time to put into the program them.
Thank you very much.
jeff g

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

Here's battery info that I posted as a solution to another problem here on FixYa:

"Your battery most likely isn't good any more. They're not designed tosit around for very long periods unused. The cheapest way to remedythis is probably to either get one from ebay with a broken screen andsalvage the battery from it (the back cover just slides right off andyou can pop the battery out) or right now buy.com has c240's for 12.99w/free shipping (they're refurb units) and you can use the battery ineither player and you'll also have a backup player."

If you don't want to replace the battery (You're looking at generally around $10.00+ to replace it) then you can use a USB car adapter. You can find really cheap ones that work well (I use them for mine). Here's an example of one for $2.58 on DX: USB Car Adapter

With the car adapter you won't need to replace the battery unless you want to use it outside of the car.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My sharper image 3 cd player will not change disc.


Does it play any disc?
ELECTREPAIRUSA@ELECTREPAIRUSA or you can contact us at that address as we repair/renovate all items electronic and electrical old and new.

Jan 07, 2017 | Sharper Image Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Can't get my Kenwood VR715 receiver to go into the Select a speaker system to see if speakers are turned on. Followed manual instructions and can't get in. Any Suggestions.


Try resetting the unit by unplugging the unit from the wall, then plugging it in again WHILST holding the power on/standby button in. This should reset the system. If not:
ELECTREPAIRUSA@ELECTREPAIRUSA or you can contact us at that address as we repair/renovate all items electronic and electrical old and new.

Jan 06, 2017 | Kenwood Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

I have a K r e l l K A V 3 0 0 I get heavy distortion coming from LEFT channel ...After about 30 mins the distortion seems to clear ...it seems only from switching on from cold to 30 mins


This sounds like the either the output transistors breaking down or the electrolytic capacitors on that channel.
If not.
ELECTREPAIRUSA@ELECTREPAIRUSA or you can contact us at that address as we repair/renovate all items electronic and electrical old and new.

Jan 06, 2017 | The Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

MY PANASONIC 5CD STEREO SKIPS WHILE PLAYING CD'S I HAVE USED A HEAD CLEANER AND IT STILL DIDN'T WORK.I HATE TO DISCARD IT.


The laser pick-up unit fault [weak]. You have to replace it with a new one of similar number. Contact any service technician. To replace this part, you have to take out the whole mechanism from the system; and this is a skilled work.
If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience. Electro help

Dec 26, 2014 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

I have a matsui MCH 750 mini hi-fi,i am having problems with the FM radio channels,sometimes or most of the time i get what seems like the channels are not tuned in properly or the aeriel is not good


If you're sure the FM signal strength at your area is good, the fault is with its AFT [Automatic Fine Tuning] system circuit inside the device. Contact any service technician to get it repaired. This is not a user repairable fault. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/

Nov 01, 2014 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

Why toshiba l305-s5945 media player not playing cd


Possibly it is in the wrong format. Download vlc media player, that will play anything and will let you know if the DVD player is faulty or bot.

Jun 14, 2014 | Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

My aftermarket radio won't play any music out but when I put my stock radio back in everything works fine the aftermarket radio worked for a few weeks but then it stopped playing music out recently Any...


think the amp may have blown this is the problem with some after market radio's with the same wiring code as yours. best just ot get the radio you want and buy the adapter kit for it.

Mar 23, 2014 | Audio Players & Recorders

2 Answers

Hi,Just purchased 2 antec gain Bluetooth receivers type bxr 100. Operating instructions are not included. Maybe it's just me, but i'm not succeeding in getting them to work. No lights at all when they


Make sure that the unit is fully charged by a micro USB the light on it will be red until it's fully charged put phone in search mode and press the center button until the light flashes red and blue after the phone finds it you should have an option to auto pair when it's not in use it will turn off when paired and working pressing either track button will start the music player then just play with the buttons and see what it does you can stop anything from the phone controls

Mar 18, 2014 | Antec BXR-100 Gry Audio...

1 Answer

I have a 1970's Panasonic Flip Clock Radio. (Model RC6530) The radio works just fine, but the flp clock stopped flipping. There is power going to the unit. I can also hear a low hum from the flip...


It looks like your problem might be an easy fix, at least. If the gear train between the motor and clock got stripped, you'd be in a bit more trouble. If the motor just isn't spinning, remove it from the side of the clock housing. There are 2 screws (or nuts) holding it in place. When you get it off, the cover for the motor will also be off. Apply some 3 in 1 oil, or perhaps just a tiny bit of penetrating oil, and give it a spin. From what I've read, it should do just fine. A lot of people use wd40, but I understand that can gum up over time.

This is a "at your own risk" type of repair, but as long as you unplug it before dismantling the radio, I think you'll be fine.

Feb 10, 2012 | Audio Players & Recorders

5 Answers

BOSe Wave Radio - Disk "not readable"


I had the same problem with the disk unreadable error and took my unit to a authorized repair dealer about 100 miles from where I live to have it fixed. It ended up costing me about $300 to have the CD unit totally replaced which is almost as much as I paid for the unit in the first place. I am like a lot of you that used the CD very little although the unit was about 3 years old. I think Bose has a problem and would like us to think it is very rare. I bought a Lifestyle surround system about 14 years ago that has a CD and have never had a problem with it so needless to say I am very disappointed in the Wave II Radio/CD system. I am fairly certain the problem will occur again, but only time will tell.

Mar 03, 2008 | Bose Wave Radio

Not finding what you are looking for?
SanDisk Sansa  c250 (2 GB) MP3 Player (SDMX7-2048) Logo

33 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top SanDisk Audio Players & Recorders Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

100288 Answers

Jazz Boyce
Jazz Boyce

Level 1 Expert

728 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a SanDisk Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...