Sound is in mono thru earpiece (right is ok, left is the problem)
The problem is with the connector into the MP3 Player, when I wiggle or push the earpeice connector in I get stereo, but obviously it's difficult to keep holding it in this position - any suggestions to resolve this problem!! Many thanks
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Did you try plugging in a different set of headphones? If other headphones work, maybe you need new headphones.
Try playing music from your Sansa through the computer, while it is tethered. If you can do this, it may mean that the audio amplifier part of the Sansa is broken-- Usually this means, 'get another Sansa.'
Also, try gently wiggling the headphone plug to the left and right, while it is plugged in. If you get music on and off, its possible that the headphone connector on your Sansa has a broken connection. This is a VERY difficult problem to fix (without breaking or melting something else inside the case) and also usually means it is time to get another MP3 player.
Typically the Swimp3 player sounds great right out of the package. In fact we've had many customers who have used it successfully for years. Like all electronics though, sometimes there is simply a problem.
Your new player is backed by the manufacturer's 90 day warranty. You can contact the store or website for an exchange or contact Finis directly to get a warranty replacement. http://www.finisinc.com/Contact/
Have fun swimming to your favorite music with your Swimp3 mp3 player.
If it's all music on the mp3 player,then try a different pair of headphones. If still no sound, try partially unplugging, plugging in the headphones and try wiggling the connector .If there is still no sound, then try erasing all the songs on it and restore the device. If that doesn't help, then it's probably time to replace the mp3 player since the headphone jack is damaged.
Press the AB button to toggle between Audio Play, Radio, and Voice Record. Use the left/right scroll to highlight Radio. Then press the center button or play/pause button once to select radio.
You will see FM Radio in the upper left corner of the display. Under that you will see either Preset followed by a number OR Channel. If it is on Preset, you can use the left/right scroll to switch between preset stations. If you press and hold the AB button, the player will scan through all frequencies to find the strongest stations in your area and set those as the default preset stations. When on a particular station, press and hold the record button to delete that station from your presets.
Press the center button once to switch to Channel (or back to Preset). Under Channel, you can manually scroll through the frequencies yourself. Push left or right and hold for about a second to find the next available station.
Press the play/pause button once to toggle between Mono and Stereo.
Those are all the functions I've found so far. Hope it helps.
YOU HAVE A STEREO JACK, LOOKING AT THE EAR JACK THERE ARE 2 COLORED CIRCLES AROUND THE STEEL EAR JACK WHICH DESIGNATE STEREO, ONE COLORED CIRCLE IS MONO-ONE SIDE, IF YOU HAVE TRIED SEVERAL DIFFERENT SETS THEN YOUR EAR JACK IS NOT MAKING A GOOD CONNECTION TO YOUR STEREO EAR JACK AND ONLY GIVING YOU SOUND TO ONE SIDE(MONO), AND MIGHT NEED REPAIRED
Simplest solution, from experience: make sure your headphone jack is pushed all the way into Zen 3.5 output jack. Sometimes it will feel like it's clicked in but you need a little extra push to get it all the way in.
Another thing to look at: I pretty sure the is a preference setting that controls right/left balance (my son has my Zen right now). If you can find this control, it could be set all the way to one or the other side.
Give it a try, or see if resetting zen helps.
ok... when your looking at it from the front (screen forward) on the right there are 4 buttons.. the top button is play/pause push that the turn on the mp3 player. underneath the play/pause button is the stop button this stops the song and when you hold the stop button down it turns off the mp3 player. the next buttons are the skip forward and skip backward buttons..
on the left side, the very top button the longer shaped one is the +/- volume button. underneath the +/- button is the equalizer button push this to changed the sound of the device.. and the last button i have yet to figure out.. i hope this helps you..