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My Harley MP3 player.

It's new, I downloaded a couple hours of music. But, when I turn the HA90 on...nothing plays, nothing. Do I need to change something on the card?

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  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2007

    i cannot figure out how to put the shongs in the mp3 format and not have folders. help.

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It has already been said that the Harley Road Tech MP3 player will not read song from a folder, I was having no problem with it reading up to a 512 mb disk, however it would not read 1gb or 2gb disk because for some strange reason the songs were put on the disk as a folder, so I figured this out, rip your soundtracks to the mp3 format using the windows media player program, then sychronize them to the disk, no click on start on your computer, then my computer, then with the disk plugged into the usb port you will see that icon, storage device F , dbl click on that and it will open a window and show a folder, dbl click on that anf it will open all the soundtracks, now go to edit in your task bar and then to select all, this will highlight all soundtracks, now go to file and then send to and send those soundtracks to the F storage device, after you do that then delete the folder at the top and your MP3 player will now play the songs

Posted on Nov 16, 2008


Songs should be in MP3 format and in root directory - no folders change internal switch from B to A for more volume (signal) output search internet for MP3 Gain freeware - it will allow you to increase song db levels to say 98 for "louder" output

Posted on Aug 24, 2007


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