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Maximum volume level is too low

When I turn the volume up to full it still seems low. Is there any way of increasing the out put levels as turning AVLS off on sony products does.

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Re: Maximum volume level is too low

The only way to boost the volume levels is to edit the song information using a Mp3/WAV Editor or other such program. This GoGear does not have a way to really boost it internally from the device.

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Posted on Feb 04, 2008

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My volumn on my ipod 4th gen is not working and when i go to settings it only shows languages no volumn setting

One of the major warnings Apple includes with all of its iPods is the permanent hearing damage that could occur if you have the volume on your iPod turned up too high.

To help combat the problem, the iPod comes with a feature that allows you to set a maximum volume level that your iPod can be played at that level is controlled by a combination that can keep others namely children from turning the volume up to dangerous levels.

The good news is, if that combination falls into the wrong hands, it can be reset.

Use your iPod's click wheel to scroll down to "Settings."

Press the center button located in the middle of the click wheel to select the settings menu.

Scroll down to "Playback" and press the center button to select it.

Scroll to "Volume Limit" and press the center button to select it.

Use the click wheel to scroll to the first number of the old combination and press the center button to select it.

Repeat this process for all four numbers of the old combination.

Use the click wheel to scroll to where you want the maximum volume to be set and press the center button.

Use the click wheel to scroll to "Lock" and press the center button.

Use the click wheel to enter the first number of the new combination when the message "Enter New Combination" appears on the screen repeat the process for the three remaining numbers.

Once the four numbers have been entered, your iPod's maximum volume will be set and your password will be changed.

hope this helps

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Voulme unlock for A1000 and A3000 Sony Walkman

So here you have it free information on unlocking the volume to your NW-A1000 and NW-A3000 this will allow you to have the maximum volume level for you to fully enjoy this product.

1. Press HOLD to put the player in hold mode.
3. Press HOLD to turn hold off. You will now be in test mode.
4. Press RIGHT to display menu items
5. Press UP/DOWN until you get to “OTHERS”
6. Press RIGHT to display next menu.
7. Press UP/DOWN until you get to “SP SET”
8. Press PLAY/PAUSE, “ON/OFF” is displayed.
9. Press OPTION, “ON/OFF” will be selected.
10. Press PLAY/PAUSE and it will be entered.
11. Exit play mode by pressing and holding BACK for more than a few seconds, release, and then turn the player off.

N.B> this is manufactures default to the lower level to save your ears perhaps to prevent a law suit, however I use mine on this max level and I can still hear my Wife nagging me !!!


on Sep 23, 2009 | Sony NW-A1000 MP3 Player

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I have a 6th generation iPod Nano. This is the fifth one I've had and they all have had the same problem. At some point (usually after I've had it about a month) it starts to turn the volume down...

The only thing I can think of is that maximum limit has been set low and is somehow lowering itself. To set the maximum limit

On the home screen, tap settings
Tap Music, then tap Volume Limit
The volume limit control will then come up to raise the limit move the slider all the way to the right.

If you want to stop the volume limit moving you can put in a passcode by clicking on the Lock Volume Limit and entering a passcode (I'd just put in 1234, so you can remember it easily(

Hope this helps.

Sep 07, 2011 | Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation

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I have a sony MP# player, same range as listed but the 8GB model. I can only turn volume up to 16 before it starts distorting and giving a really bad and weak signal though the headset, when the stereo...

Headphones are not designed to have the volume levels run at maximum. At this level the sounds from the headphones will distort.
Speakers have a much larger voice coil and therefore will not distort at higher volume levels.
Also when the speakers are connected to the MP3 player the sound level may appear lower because speakers require more energy to drive (produce sounds). In this case you need to connect powered (amplified) speakers to the MP3 player.

Mar 10, 2011 | Sony Network Walkman NWZ-S545 Digital...

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Remove lock from volume setting

Limit the volume Listening to loud sounds for longer than a moment can be harmful to the listener. You can set the volume level of the player to suit your preferences: 1 From the main menu, select Settings > Sound settings > Volume limit > Settings. 2 Press Vol- or Vol+ to adjust the level. 3 Press to set. > When you set a volume limit, you can no longer exceed the set volume, even if you press the Vol+ button. To enable maximum volume again, set the volume limit back to maximum or turn off, select Settings > Sound settings > Volume limit > Off.
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Volume stays low won't increase

Your volume limit on your ipod is probably set low. To check it, go all of the way to the ipod's main menu and go to settings. Then go to volume limit and put it where you would like it to be if it is too low. Then go back to your music and play it. Turn the volume up to your liking and it should work and play louder.

Apr 06, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Volume will not maintain level

To fix the problem, I reset the iPod.

Feb 13, 2009 | Apple iPod MA446LL/A MP3 Player

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Ipod Nano 3rd Generation volume problems

ITunes contains a volume leveling program that works with every recording in your library or you can select each one individually by going to the library, selecting get info with the right mouse button, select options, and change the volume with the control you see on the screen and press ok.

Aug 17, 2008 | Apple iPod nano 3rd Generation

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Creative Zen

Most audio software these days offer either built-in or plugin functionality that will attempt to level the volume of your MP3 files so that you aren't turning the volume up to hear soft songs, then getting blasted by louder ones. So why is it that even after turning that option on, you sometimes notice a significant volume difference between some songs? What's worse is when you're listening to songs from the same album, and the volumes jump around abnormally after applying volume normalization.

The problem is that the vast majority of audio player programs use peak amplitude analysis to determine how "loud" a song is and normalize based on that, rather than doing a more comprehensive analysis of the frequencies that impact how loud the music actually sounds. But even those that do a more comprehensive analysis fail to consider songs within the context of the album they belong to.

Luckily, there's a great little utility called MP3 Gain that does lossless volume analysis and adjustment based on David Robinson's Replay Gain algorithm, as well as allowing for the volume of entire albums to be processed. MP3 Gain has been around for a number of years, and it doesn't appear that it is being actively developed anymore, but since MP3 technology hasn't changed much either that doesn't matter for our purposes.

So, how do you fix an entire library of music? Pretty easy, actually. MP3 Gain offers batch processing options that allow you to process an entire folder at once. But if you collect music albums, you'll want to do those separately. The reason is that MP3Gain offers two modes: Radio and Album. Radio analysis and gain adjustment will adjust all songs to the same maximum decibel level. Album mode analyzes all of the songs in an album, essentially considering them to be one entire song, then adjusts them all to a maximum decibel level, but maintains their relative volume.

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