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Shaker wont turn on

I loaded music to my daughters shaker today & it wont turn on.
I replaced the battery & it still doesnt turn on

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  • Angelina miranda Mar 12, 2008

    I loaded songs. It wont play. I tuened it on it makes a sound. when I shook it made other sounds. NO MUSIC playing at all

  • Angelina miranda Mar 12, 2008

    The music was loaded and sound is made but NO MUSIC



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You have to hold the play pause button until you hear a noise and music starts playing

Posted on Mar 06, 2008


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Replaced SD card now Shaker won't play

Hi Cathi!

Few things you need to know about Sansa Shaker and the SD card:
  1. The Sansa Shaker DOES NOT support SDHC memory cards. Only regular SD cards are supported.
  2. Maximum capacity for supported SD cards - 2GB!
  3. Any SD card which doesn't meet the requirement above might cause the problem you encounter. REPLACE the card with a supported one - SD card with up to 2GB in capacity.
  4. No software/data is stored or needed to be on the memory card - apart from your music files.
  5. MP3 file type is fully supported by Sansa Shaker.

Apr 10, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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MP3 player wont play any songs

have you tried new batteries? mabye the san disk is scrached or it could not work you could have downloaded them wrong to

Jan 02, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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I bought my daughter a sansa shake for christmas and it wont sync on any computer?

i wouldnt use sync feature for the shaker read the following:
check the file types from you music the shaker only plays MP3 and PCM WAV  file types. You may have WMA (if u used windows media player) which will not play on the shaker  (i had this same ploblem btw) you can easly find free music file converter software to change these files to mp3 or wav types (which i did), or you could rerip to songs from a cd and tell the windows media player to rip the files as mp3 types instead of the default wma format  from the windows media player widow :
tools >> options >> Rip Music >> under format select mp3 (theres a wav option but i used the mp3 option to be safe) 
do not use the sync feature it will automatically convert your files to to wma (why? i dont know) instead copy the files directly from the folder that contains them :
right click the file you need to put on the player select open file location drag and drop to the player (or copy/paste if you want).
hope this helped =P 

Dec 31, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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Hi my sansa shaker wont play music

The Sansa Shaker ONLY plays MP3's, I downloaded a bunch of .wma files and kept getting the uh-oh so I put on an mp3 I had a voila! it played. Bummer though. Guess I gotta figure out how to convert my music files for my daughter, or pitch this thing and buy one that will play any media file.

Dec 24, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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Shaker wont play songs

The songs that you are trying to download may not have the right DRM license - get the premium version of your music service subscription to get the correct license (or go to the license tab under the song properties, and click acquire license).

May 20, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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Can't download any music onto my sansa shaker

ITunes songs are not in MP3 format.

The Shaker will only play MP3s

Dec 29, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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Sansa shaker

Use this site to change your format to the correct one for the sansa shaker. This is the only way to load songs from your cds MWA will not work at all. Must convert all files to MWA use site below

Dec 25, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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"uh oh"

The music has to be in MP3 format.

If you have copied CD's to your computer, you will need to change the settings in Windows Media Player to copy them as MP3's.

Windows Media Player>Tools>Settings>Rip Music (Copy Music)>Chane Rip Music as to MP3.

Delete all the songs you copied before from your computer and from the Shaker.

Copy the new songs back to the Shaker after you change the settings.

Best of Luck.

Oct 16, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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Music will not play on my sansa shaker

Did you copy your own CD's to the computer? The default settings for Windows Media Player "RIP Music" are to rip as WMA format. The music needs to be in mp3 format. Change your settings in Windows Media Player. Tools>Options>RIP Settings. Select mp3, under the drop down menu. Best of Luck.

Sep 26, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa Shaker SDMX9N-512 MP3 Player

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