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Creative nomad jukebox DAP6G01 won't power on

Batties are fully charged (unit feels very warm when charged), no power at all. tried reset.

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SOURCE: Creative Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra

First thing i would do is make sure your at the current firmware.

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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SOURCE: 60GB Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra stuck in startup loop

As odd as this sounds, try warming it up. Put it under your arm or on the defroster or where ever. When I would leave mine in the car overnight last winter it would do that rebooting loop like yours until I warmed it up. Don't have a clue why it worked, but it did. Go figure.

Posted on Apr 19, 2008

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Me too ... sorry no soulution, i have tried a couple of fixes suggested for the zen here but they are not working, weird... had another vista machine recently as a loaner and managed to get it working... hmmmm

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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SOURCE: Creative Nomad Jukebox zen xtra says Firmware problem

Hi and welcome to FixYa,

It would appear that the fix requires a Windows machine. Solution then would be two fold:

  • download the firmware update/fix even meant for Windows;
  • install and run Windows inside your Mac.
The last could be achieved by:
Of course the easiest is to use a Windows based computer of a friend.

Your Creative Zen Nomad Xtra mp3 player uses a memory system similar to a flash/thumb drive much like the hard disk of any computer. Just as a computer on certain instances freezes/hangs, the same would happen to your MP3. Like again the computer, the OS would need to be re-installed. In your MP3 the OS is the firmware which has to be reloaded/updated.

Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

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Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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When it the zen is turned on it says firmware


Had the same problem and nearly went nuts trying to fix it. Here's what I did:

1. Uninstall all creative driver & creative software.
2. Uninstalled Windows Media Player 11 (Rolled back to WMP 10) and restarted PC.
3. Uninstalled Windows Media Player 11 Runtime and restarted PC.
4. Downloaded and Installed the latest free version of Winamp from http://www.winamp.com
5. Connected my A/C Power Cord to my Nomad Jukebox then connected my Nomad Jukebox via USB cable to the Computer.

The computer should then recognize the Nomad Jukebox as "Found New Hardware" then "MTP Device" and lastly "Your new hardware is installed and ready to use.

6. If you haven't already, go to the creative website and download the Creative Zen Xtra PlaysForSure Firmware 2.10.03 and save it to your computer.
7. Run the Firmware (Make sure Nomad Jukebox is connected) and at this point the Computer should recognize the Nomad Jukebox and begin the upgrade.

After your upgrade is complete, You can go ahead and re-download Windows Media Player 11 and it will recognize the Nomad Jukebox.Not sure what version of windows you have, but I have two computers, one with windows xp and the other has windows 7 and Im able to transfer music perfectly fine with Windows Media Player and RealPlayer on both computers. I hope this works for you. Good Luck!

Jan 05, 2010 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Nomad jukebox Zen Xtra 30 Gb


does the unit experience power surge when you charge it for the last time..?

Thanks

Apr 28, 2008 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Creative ZEN (4GB) not turning on (battery fully charged)


I had the same problem but it powered up after I removed the cover and wiggled the battery.

I hope this helps.

Martin

May 28, 2009 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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My zen jukebox turns off then on and I just replaced and charged a new battery


Take out the battery. Plug it in. Does it play reliably?

Yes: That's a bad battery.

No: reset the device, and try above again.

Aug 14, 2008 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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New Battery Charge?


This means your unit does not see the battery and is running on AC power only. You need to check and make sure that your battery polarity is correct making sure that positive goes to positive, and negative to negative. If you can attach some photos, that might help also.

Aug 13, 2008 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Creative Labs Nomad Zen Extra Jukebox 30 GB not working


Uninstall everything from your PC, reboot, reinstall driver and the Explorer (I do not use MediaSource, only the Explorer).

If it didn't work out follow these steps:

1. Uninstall Creative Media Source and all related software.
2. Install the driver. In the installation CD the driver is usually in \Drivers\English
3. Turn on the Nomad an connect it to the PC.
4. Install MediaSource(the program requires that you have the nomad connected while installing)
5. Install MediaSource plugin
6. Try transferring files.

If you?re still running into problem know that there are other programs capable of handling MediaSource?s functions, such as - Portable Audio Devices Power Toy , NomadSync, Real player, and there?s also a Zen plugin for the Winamp.

Good luck!

Jun 14, 2008 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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60GB Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra stuck in startup loop


mine did the same until i got a new power supply. it requires a 5volt dc pos tip charger with 20 watts. a universal 3-7.5v 2amp charger from radioshack does the trick. make sure the tip is yellow for the charger.

Apr 10, 2008 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Nomad jukebox 40GB


Have you tried pushing the reset button on the side as you power it up?

It's possible that you need to replace the hard drive or reload the firmware. Or both.

Feb 28, 2008 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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Cycling on and off


Try resetting the device
  • Take a paper clip and open it
  • press it into the reset button on the left side of the unit while ht power is on

Nov 24, 2007 | Creative Labs Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3...

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