I'm on my second INOVIX IMP-112 MP3/4 FM player - the first packed-in after 5 minutes, and this one has lasted all of two weeks.
It worked fine with one album on board - then I tried to add further files...
Plugging it into my USB port caused my computer screen to go blank and the computer to immediately shut down.
After the computer restarted itself (with me having to go through the 'check disc for errors'), it repeatedly crashed as soon as I plugged in the MP3 player.
Sometimes it would stay connected for a minute, but would disconnect/reconnect from the USB port repeatedly whenever I tried to add/delete files from it (lots of ding-dong chimes from my computer).
This 'crashing' also deleted all my URLs, Bookmarks and History from Firefox, which was probably running at the same time in the background!
Finally, I thought a re-install of the Firmware was in order, so I tried that using the supplied disc. Half-way through, it failed, and my MP3 player went - and remains - COMPLETELY dead.
It isn't recognised by the USB port, it doesn't switch on, and it doesn't even show the charging symbol when plugged in. It's an ex-MP3 player.
Any ideas? Thanks.
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Re: INOVIX IMP-1112 MP3 crashing my computer.
Sounds like bad news - if the flash (update to firmware) failed during update, the item is more than likely dead. Warranty return possible?
Can you try another usb device on that same pc?
just to verify the usb ports are working properly and supplying proper power to the devices.
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Does it connect with windows XP? If so, you might be looking at a windows compatibility issue - check Inovix Imp 65 manufacturer for windows 7 software or drivers. Or if there are none,
google: Inovix Imp 65 in Windows 7
Hi, I have found an English manual for this item. If you have the driver disc that was supplied with the Mp3 player it's on there, if not mail me, email@example.com and I'll try to help you out I could send you a printed copy or if ou can talk me through the process I could try to copy the disc. Regards Phil.
PS I am a computer dummy so nothing technical.
I'm on my third IMP-1112 - they are clearly temperamental products!
I'm not familiar with your specific problem (mine were to do with it not being recognised by the computer, causing the computer to crash, not charging, etc.), but I have found that re-loading the firmware can often sort out its glitches.
Did you get a disc with the machine? You should have. Just follow the instructions to the letter. This will wipe any files on the player, so you'll need to reload them too.
I use Windows Media Player to load my MP3s onto it, after using WMP to rip them from my CDs. It has worked very smoothly for me - use 'Shuffle' to REPLACE the existing songs, or 'Sych' to just add.
When I plug my player into the USB port, I can open and move around the files just like on any other drive or storage medium.
Hi. I've had similar problems with the same model.
Have you tried a Firmware re-install yet? If not, do that first using the CD supplied with it.
Whilst it's plugged into your USB port, it'll hopefully also get a bit of a charge. I notice on mine that the player will only charge from the USB port when the side on/off switch is in the 'on' (up) position, although there are times when the computer will 'reject' the player with the switch in this position - a series of 'ding-dongs' as it connects and disconnects from the USB port!
If this happens to you, just keep trying! Come back to it each day, and try another Firmware re-load!
Mine took a few days, but then decided to come to life - weird machine!
Hey! I have the same player like you have. The only difference is that my player has no FM, but this has not to be a problem.
I say it like this, send me on my email a file wich makes you problems to see if it showes the same problem. Maybe the files wich your player allowes you to play on must be with copyright or something like that.
We should try to do it like this and see if you file works on my player or not. My email is (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Best regards, Laurentiu no name