Insignia Pilot doesn't always recognize music files
At times, when I drag and drop mp3 files from my computer to the Insignia Pilot, it will not recognize them. I can see they're on the Pilot but when I disconnect from the computer, the Pilot doesn't show these files and I can't access them even though they're on the player. Once when this happened, I erased internal memory and put the mp3 files back on. The Pilot worked o.k. for a while but then went back to not recognizing some files that I added.
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Plug it into a USB port on your computer. If it doesn't open on the screen, click Start, click Computer and locate your devise on the list of drives and discs, right click on the devise name then left click Open on the drop-down menu. The device files should display. You can then drag and drop any music files to any folder on your PC, normally your Music or My Music folder.
Install the Windows driver included in the product package
before connecting your Sylvania MP3 player. Insert the included driver
CD into your CD-ROM drive and run the setup file if it does not load
automatically. This driver makes sure your computer can recognize and operate the Sylvania MP3 player.
Insert one end of the USB cable into the USB port on the Sylvania MP3 player.
Insert the other end of the same USB cable into the USB port on the computer.
Wait for the computer to recognize the Sylvania MP3 player as
a connected device. Open your file manager or browser to locate the
Sylvania MP3 player as a drive or connected device if your computer does
not prompt you automatically.
Open the file folder containing the MP3 or WMA digital music files you wish to download to your Sylvania MP3 player.
Drag and drop the file or folder icons of your desired
digital music onto the Sylvania MP3 player device icon. Drag and drop
the digital music into open folders within the Sylvania MP3 player
device icon as well.
Loading Music You can transfer music from your computer to the Sansa® MP3 player using the drag-and-drop method or using music management software like Windows Media Player. Drag and Drop (Windows) Follow these steps to drag-and-drop music to your Sansa® Clip+ MP3 player: 1. Connect your Sansa® Clip+ player to your PC. 2. Select Open device to view files using Windows Explorer on initial connection or by going to My Computer. 3. Double-click on the Sansa Clip+ MP3 player. 4. Double-click on Internal Memory. 5. Double-click on the Music folder. 6. Drag and drop music files from your computer to the Sansa® MP3 player’s Music folder. You can also drag and drop files to a microSD™ card inside your player by going to My Computer > Sansa Clip+ > External uSD Card.
update your ipod at http://www.sandisk.com/DriverDownload/driverList.asp then plug it into the usb port go to my computer right click the icon when it opens you'll see a folder that says music, photos, record. open the music folder, there you can drop and drag files as long as their mp3 they should play. hopefully after you update your ipod your computer recognizes it. mine recognizes mine but i can only get music on it by opening the folder and coping files into it. may this might help
the insignia dosnt work like most mp4's you have to go in and open it as a file and drag and drop the files in it. and the imac formatter dosnt work if you have a windows machine go to my computer and right click on the icon the go to properties and select reformat or it may just say format perferably do it on xp. Vista and windows 7 don't work. im still trying to get the vid format to work let me know if you know how to do it (Brandon Marsh) email me if it worked at firstname.lastname@example.org. ok good luck
First off...I'm sorry. This isn't going to be super-simple or automated.
The Insignia MP3 players play MP3 and WMA audio files only (okay...and audio books). If you have a pretty nice collection of unprotected music files that you have purchased from iTunes, then you'll be able to do this conversion.
The Insignia player will not sync with iTunes...the program and the player are not compatable. You do not need to use Windows Media Player to load music on your Insignia player.
Here's the process:
Set your Insignia player to Mass Storage or "File & Folder". This makes it look like another drive to the computer.
Navigate to the Options or Preferences area (it's different depending on whether you use a Mac or a PC), select the BURN tab and set the file format to MP3 and the quality rating you desire (I suggest either 128kb or 192kb).
Select the songs you want to put on your player.
Tell iTunes to "Conver to MP3" the songs you have selected.
Once these files are copied as MP3s, Navigate to the iTunes folder (should be in My Documents/My Music/iTunes). I reccommend placing a shortcut to your iTunes folder on your desktop for future use.
Drag and Drop your music files to your Insignia player.
You're good to go. Unplug the Insignia player and enjoy!
All of your Itunes music is held in a specific target folder. In the folder options (somewhere on Itunes :P) is the location of this folder. These are simple files that can be put on a cd, copied, or put into another folder to be put on your insignia player. Hope this helps!
You cant drag and drop from Windows Media Player or Real Player, you have to go to the location on your computer where the audio files are stored *example - 'My Music' folder under 'My Document', copy and paste the songs from that location. Make sure the audio files are MP3 or Unprotected Windows Media Audio files as that is all this unit accepts.