Question about Rio Carbon MP3 Player
Ive had my Rio Carbon for a while and now it suddenly just wont turn on...I've tried a paperclip in the hole and still nothing...Does anyone have any suggestions? should I working with it or just get something new?
I had the same problem. I smacked the back of it (in my hand, not off any surface) to try to release the pin stuck on the hard drive. Rio Carbon currently works for me, but I will not expect too much. I have had mine for awhile now.
This is probably only a temporary solution, in the long run your hard drive will most likely get stuck again.
Posted on Apr 21, 2009
You have probably broken the hard drive,
Try replacing it with a CF card,
Everybody says that this does not work but it definitely does!
My Rio got dropped and I completely buggered the hard drive so after reading many forums saying that it didn't work I read one that said that someone had told them that sandisk ultra II ones worked (very vague!)
Because I had nothing to lose I went out and bought a 1GB sandisk Ultra II CF card. I then took apart my rio and replaced the hard drive with the CF card. Still not thinking it was going to work I plugged it into my computer and installed the latest firmware (from the rio website) and then HEY PRESTO!!!!!! it works.
I have yet to try an 8GB ultra II card but when I do i will keep you posted.
If you don't believe me then I don't blame you but If you send me a request then I can send you pictures and more details...
Rio will live on
Hope this helps
Posted on May 13, 2008
My rio constantly goes into upgrader mode
Posted on Mar 19, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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