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Will not play

I thought the battery was dead when I went to use my finis underwater mp3 player. Have only used it about 8 times since new. Hooked up to usb port like I have done before to charge and light flashes like it is charging. When I go to use it the start button will not turn it on. This is the second generation mp3 from finis so Is supposed to better than the first one which had lots of problems...thanks Randy

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  • ioinc Jan 15, 2008

    same problem

  • andtara Jan 27, 2008

    I used my player until the battery died -- then I could plug it into the USB and it let me load songs, showed a blinking light, etc...but wouldn't play anything. Now it won't play anything OR turn on OR show up on my computer when I turn it on. I think it's dead, and I've only had it a year...and only used it this summer.

    I'm kind of mad.

  • juaninacio Sep 30, 2008

    same problem with me
    it sudenly stopped working and now I can only use it when I plug it to the usb port, otherwise it is totally useless.. I have only had it for three months. THIS SUCKS as it is not a cheap gadget at all

  • truska Mar 10, 2009

    Bought a new iSwiMP3 2GB player - connected to PC fine but would not turn on when not connected - as if no power. Returned it and received a refund and ordered another from another supplier - guess what - exactly the same.
    It will play songs through PC, can load upload and delete songs - ie USB and disk working fine - but when not connected to PC - nothing.
    When connected to PC both lights show as solid red. We have left it on for several hours to charge.

  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    Same problem!! What shall we do?



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This happened to me as well.
I did a quick FAT not FAT32 quick format and copied ONLY mp3 files to the player and it worked.

So I had two problems. Wrong format, because I messed with it. And I had AV files and not mp3 files. It appears that my player only read mp3 format from FAT file system.

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