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Philips gogear micro jukebox hdd1830/17

I want to now if i can play it trough my radio??????

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  • Jakespol Apr 17, 2008

    Can i play my philips gogear on my car radio????

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If your car radio has a 3.5mm jack socket input, then you only need a 3.5mm jack to jack lead.

If your radio is a cassette unit, then you can buy a cassette adaptor that plugs into the headphone socket.

Failing that, check the radio's manual, as some have an input in the back.

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Philips go gear sa3245/97 not starting


You can download content to a Philips GoGear multimedia player using Windows Media Player or MusicMatch Jukebox in Windows. Earlier versions of Windows starting with 2000/ME and XP are compatible with GoGear. If the device is not recognized by the Windows XP operating system or is receiving error messages, you may have older versions of the necessary software installed. There also may be firmware issues with the GoGear device.

Instructions


Connect the Philips GoGear to another USB port on the computer. Sometimes USB ports go out, especially those in the front of the computer case. Try inserting the GoGear into another port and see if XP can now recognize the device.


Download Service Pack 1 or later for the XP operating system (see Resources). Philips GoGear can only operate on XP systems with at least Service Pack 1 installed. You may also receive an error message pertaining to the service pack when trying to insert the installation disc for the GoGear support software.


Install the latest version of Windows Media Player. Philips GoGear requires at least Windows Media Player 11. Windows Media Player 11 is available for XP .


Install the latest version of MusicMatch Jukebox (see Resources). Earlier version of this software may be causing error messages regarding missing MP3 tag information and missing tracks. Follow the download prompts, then unzip the folder and click on the "HDD_xxx.exe" installation file. The latest version of the software will be installed.


Install the latest firmware on the Philips GoGear. The actual firmware required depends on your GoGear model. Open either Philips Device Manager or Songbird, depending upon which management software you are currently using. Close all programs on the computer except for the Device Manager/Songbird. Connect the GoGear to the power supply and the computer. Click the "Repair" tab in the Device Manager and click "Repair," or click "Tools" in Songbird and select "Check for updated firmware," and the firmware will be updated on the GoGear.

Mar 31, 2011 | Philips MP3 & Digital Media Players

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Format


  1. If you have not already installed the Device Manager, download the .exe file to install the latest version of the Device Manager application from http://www.philips.com/support. Enter your language preference and the model number e.g.hdd070. Select Software under Product Support on the left of the screen. Scroll down and click on the .exe file of your preferred language under the category PC software. The program will install both Musicmatch® Jukebox and Device Manager in one go automatically.
  2. Connect the hdd to the power supply with the AC/DC adapter.
  3. Launch the Device Manager at Start->Programs->Philips GoGear HDD->Philips GoGear HDD on your PC
    IMPORTANT: All music & content of your micro jukebox will be erased once the factory setting is restored.
  4. A dialogue box will pop up; click Restore and OK to confirm and start restoring the unit to its factory setting.
  5. Follow all screen instructions to complete the restoration.
  6. The Device Manager will close automatically once the success message is displayed. Safely remove your GoGear micro jukebox by clicking on the EJECT HARDWARE icon in your task tray bar. When prompted, "The USB Mass Storage Device can now be safely removed from the system", click OK and unplug your micro jukebox.

Mar 18, 2011 | Philips GoGear HDD075/17 MP3 Player

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I dont no how to get itunes moviesand songs onto my player


Hi, How to Download Music to the Philips GoGear

The Philips GoGear Micro Jukebox is a portable MP3 player that plays MP3 files and WMA files and also displays photos. Download music, copy it to the GoGear player and enjoy your tunes everywhere you go.

Things You'll Need:

* Philips GoGear and USB cable
* Internet connection
* Online music download service
* Secure method of making online payments
* Windows Media Player software


Download music in MP3 or WMA formats. You can buy songs from many online sources. If you choose to buy from iTunes, be aware that you will need to convert them from the native iTunes format to MP3 files. The iTunes software will do this for you.

Import the songs to your Windows Media Player Library if they are not already there. Windows Media Player can be set to check for new files in certain folders each time it launches, so this might happen automatically.
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Connect the Philips GoGear device to your computer with the USB cable and click on the "Sync" tab in Windows Media Player. Drag songs you want to copy to the "Sync list" on the right-hand side of the Windows Media Player window.

Click on the "Start Sync" button at the bottom of the list pane when you have all of the songs on the list. You should be able to check at the top of the list pane to see how much space is available on your MP3 player in order to make sure you have enough room.

Wait while the files transfer and then disconnect the player from your computer. You may have to click on "Safely Remove Hardware" in your system tray (usually on the bottom right corner of the screen) depending on your computer.

Have a nice day..

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My mp3 freeze i cant do any thing


On the left side of the player below the hold button is a hole labeled rmoz-screenshot.pngeset. insert an unbent paper clip until the unit shuts down (Blank Screen). Then press the play/pause key until unit lights up.

If this fails, the firmware of your GoGear may be corrupted.
  1. Make sure that your computer is online and connecting to the Internet. Launch the Firmware Manager at Start->Programs->Philips Firmware Manager on your PC
  2. Connect your GoGear to the computer while pressing & holding the 051104154033_4112.gif key until the Firmware Manager recognize the GoGear and a dialogue box pop up in recover mode.
  3. Click Start to confirm and start recovering the unit to its factory setting
    IMPORTANT: All music & content of your GoGear Player will be erased once the factory setting is restored.
  4. Follow all screen instructions and click Finish at the end to complete the recovery.
  5. The Firmware manager will close automatically once the success message is displayed. Close all opened application and then safely remove your GoGear by clicking on the EJECT HARDWARE icon in your task tray bar. When prompted, "The USB Mass Storage Device can now be safely removed from the system", click OK and unplug your micro jukebox.

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Dec 24, 2010 | Philips GoGear SA178 MP3 Player

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When I disconect the player from the charger I get the following message "Connect to PC and use device manager to repair" then shuts down. After connecting to device manager it tells me the device is...


Hi there !!

This is because of the old firmware you are using in the player. Go to link below to download the latest firmware 3. & everything will get back to normal.

http://www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/dcbint/cpindex.pl?scy=US&slg=AEN&sct=FLASH_AUDIO_PLAYERS_SU&cat=MP3_PLAYERS_CA&grp=PORTABLE_ENTERTAINMENT_GR&session=20090908093859_59.164.5.137&ctn=SA261/17&ds=SA261/17&mid=Link_Software&hlt=Link_Software

Here's the instructions, how to update firmware in the music player:

Software/driver information
===========================

Firmware upgrade readme file - GoGear Digital AudioPlayer SA261 , SA260, SA255, SA250
Firmware (FW) version 3.0 + Philips driver for WindowsMedia Player


Benefits
========
By upgrading you will gain access to the followingenhanced functionalities:
- Solving the problem with occasional hang up afterfirmware upgrade.
- Adding of a Help file in Device Manager that user maycall up the file by pressing F1.

Do I need the software?
=======================
- Press the MENU key
- Scroll down to Settings
- Enter Settings by pressing the > key
- Scroll down to Information
- Enter Information by pressing the > key
- You will see FW Vers: xxx, where xxx is the version
- If you already have the latest version, there is noneed to upgrade.


Compatibility
================
Please make sure that your PC is running on one of thefollowing operating systems to perform the upgrade
- Windows 2000 �V SP4 (or above)
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/downloads/servicepacks/sp4/default.asp
- Windows XP (home or Professional) SP1 (or above)
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/updates/sp1/default.mspx

How to download the software to your PC
=======================================
- Launch the Windows Explorer
- Enter the Philips support site at urlhttp://www.philips.com/support
- Select your resided country & language
- Enter the model number
- Click on Software under Product Support
- Double click your desired language under Firmwareupgrade software to download the firmware to your PC.
- Download the file in a temp directory on your PC.


How to upload the software to your device
=========================================

- Run the SA_PKG_xxx.exe file to install the DeviceManager with the new firmware
- Connect your GoGear to the PC using the provided USBcable
- Make sure that you have a new battery inserted.
- On your PC, double-click on the Philips GoGear DigitalAudio player icon to run / start the same.
- A dialogue box will pop up; click Upgrade to start theupgrading of the firmware.
(Please do notdisconnect the device during the upgrading process as this interruption maydamage the firmware!)
- Follow all screen instructions to complete the firmwareupgrade.
- The Device Manager will close automatically once thesuccess message is displayed.
- Close all opened application and then safely removeyour GoGear micro jukebox by clicking on the eject icon in your task traybar.
When prompted,��The USB Mass Storage Device can now be safely removed from the system��,click OK and unplug your micro jukebox.
- Once the GoGear micro jukebox is disconnected from thecomputer, the display will show ��Firmware Upgrading�� for a couple of secondsand then start up as usual.
If the messagedoes not disappear after 2 minutes, do a soft reset by pressing and holding theplay key and the volume + key for a couple of seconds.
- Your GoGear firmware has been upgraded after you seethe "upgrading" message.

Note
=========
Windows XP and Windows 2000 users: Your device will beautomatically disconnected as soon as Device Manager finishes interacting withyour device.


Regard's
Anurag Shukla

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How to save music files in my philips jukebox?


you need cable interface to connect from your mp3 jukebox to a computer. your connection interface is thru USB (mini USB to USB cable). plug it in and your computer will automatically detect that new device. follow the on screen, open that device folder and download the music you wanted from your computer local drive to your philips jukebox. then you can download music (such as mp3 format) from your pc to mp3 philips jukebox. let us know.

Apr 16, 2009 | Philips GoGear HDD060 MP3 Player

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I need the installation software for my refurbished phillips gogear 6g micro jukebox mp3 player


Sounds like an HDD1620 or HDD1630.

Either way, go to www.p4c.philips.com

Enter your country and language, then search for your particular model.

You can download the entire product CD from the Software & Drivers section.

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Save music


All Philips Go Gear prefer specific music players, Like yahoo Jukebox. If your player did not come with a disk, I would suggest downloading the Jukebox player and then pluging in our player.

Yahoo will find your player and sync all your music..

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Phillips Gogear 30G Playing problems


The device itself is not faulty. This is Microsoft's fault, not Philips'. Microsoft no longer supports Jukebox. Use Windows Media Player instead.

Some of the songs may have Digital Rights Management (DRM) encoding that the player will not support (once again, Microsoft's fault, not Philips). You can right click on the trouble music file, select "Properties," and select the License or Digital Right tab - look for the msg: This file is not copyright protected. Find out if the songs that CAN'T be transferred have this message. If so, then click on acquire digital rights (or some variant of that phrase). If the files tha CAN'T be transferred DO have Digital rights protection, then you must save the files in a different format that is stripped of DRM encryption.

-Tha Mp3 Doctor

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