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Snoy NW-E105 "Format Error" displayed on screen. With USB cable attached, the dispaly reads "USB connect". PC is able to access the player and I can see 17 files in the OMGAUDIO directory. The SonicStage client does copy MP3 files to the drive, but I can not play the songs... HELP when i play then format error comes on screen

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Re: Snoy NW-E105

Well first, some of the songs that you put in, well...Sony Co. cannot transfer directly, so you would have to use their Sonicstage program, aka the converting button.
Like most Sony mp3 players, you need to use Sonicstage to put songs in the mp3 player.

For the Sony NW-E405, simply go to the Transfer menu at the top right of the program, (along where the My Library button is) and select the song. In the middle of the screen should be arrows along with a suitcase looking button. Click the luggage button and a screen should pop out. It should have two choices, a Standard Transfer Mode and a Specified bit rate transfer mode. Click the Specified one and select either the 105kbps (ATRAC 3) or the 132kbps (ATRAC 3) for great sound quality and small memory usage. The others are too big or too bad for sound quality. It should now work.

Now the mp3 player should be able to read it, since it is now in ATRAC 3 version, not the mp3 version.

Hopefully this solution helped.
Have a nice day!

Posted on Nov 28, 2007

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