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Trouble using an SD Card

When I use my e130 with an SD card (1 GB), I constantly get messages such as 'card inserted' or 'card removed', and my unit reshuffles the songs and starts over.  This happens no matter which buttons I press, even when I'm in the menu somewhere.


The most annoying part is it typically results in the player not recognizing the music on the SD card, and limiting me to the 70 songs on the internal memory.


Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Trouble using an SD Card

If Sansa e130 or 140 is version 1.x.x.10, SD card MUST be formatted as FAT (FAT16). Music files need to be on the root directory for better performance. I have a SD card (2 gig) formatted as FAT16 and the music plays good.

I was not able to upgrade my e130 to Version Firmware.
Hope this helps

Gary L

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

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