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Charging the Sansa Clip player

How can I tell when my Clip player is fully charged? Does the "Connected" message change to something else when it is done? How long should this take. I'm not finding this in the very brief set of instructions. Thank you.

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If you leave your Sansa plugged into your charging source (wall charger, computer, car etc.), your player might still remain fully charged and just on. If you can, you may want to just leave it plugged into your charging source until you want to use it, so it stays fully charged.When its done, it will say fully charge...it should take a couple hours to charge the device....

Also, does your player have an auto power off or idle sleep setting? You can use this setting to set the amount of time you want your Sansa to automatically turn off after you don't use or listen to music on it.

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http://www.sandisk.com/media/175960/clip_um_0608_eng.pdf

Windows XP SP2
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• Intel Pentium class PC or higher
• CD-ROM drive
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Make sure HOLD button is not on.

Battery
The Sansa
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Clip player comes with an internal rechargeable battery. To use the player for
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®
player through the USB port of your computer, a car adapter (not included) USB port, or AC
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®
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®
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