Question about MP3 & Digital Media Players

2 Answers

My Sansa e260 4gb player wont turn on at all nothing is happening with the blue ring or when pluged in to the computer it just stopped working after I pluged into the computer to charge

Posted by on

  • dortega319 Jul 12, 2008

    my sansa e260 wont do anything. here's what happened:


    my sansa e260 doesn't turn on. the battery was halfways last night then i played it all night from 12:00pm-8:30am. i woke up and the sansa was not turning on. i plugged it in to my computer and it doesn't show up. and it doesn't look like it is charging. What Do I Do????

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Try following these instructions:
http://www.anythingbutipod.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11233

Posted on Jul 20, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

It's dead. Throw it out and buy an i-pod. My e280 did the
same thing. One day: fine, the next day: Blue Ring of Death.
I have tried everything on the internet, even downloaded Ubuntu and typed in all the e200tool Nuclearscriping BOARDSUPPORTSD and Manufacturing Mode commands. Nothing. It's dead 2months out of warranty. Piece of %$#@!!

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Just the blue ring, screen does not turn on


Hello,

Blue ring faillure could be solved, trying to reset the e250.
How to reset:
1. Press and hold the Power/Menu button for approximately 20 seconds.
2. Release the Power/Menu button.
3. Press the Power/Menu button again to turn on the player.


Only if the reset action above did not help,
reload and update to the latest firmware.

Installing firmware will erase all data from the player !

  • Step 1: Switch to MSC mode.

How to switch to MSC mode:
1. Turn device OFF.
2. Slide the hold switch to the direction of the headphone jack so an orange color would show putting the device on Hold.
3. Press and hold the ( |<< ) button while connecting the device to the PC.



03f7aa0.jpg
  • Step 2: Update to the latest firmware.

See next site for how to update the firmware:
http://kb.sandisk.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/306
Follow the information in the link.

The easiest way would be using the automatic Sansa Firmware Updater. Directly to the download Sansa Firmware Updater .

Need more help ? Just post a comment.

Dec 19, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Sansa e260 Problem


I have the sansa e260 with the same problem as well. Can someone help....Please!!!

Aug 05, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player

1 Answer

My sansa wont turn on, I took out battery to reset and blue ring


Try resetting your firmware via Sandisk's support site. If it still doesn't work, your sansa's mainboard might be busted. The cost of replacing it will be more than a refurbished one (under $40 online).

Jun 13, 2009 | SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Mp3


Did You Try Pluging You Sansa Into Your Computer In Recovery Mode?

Mar 16, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Common problem...yet no working solution...


I think there's a capacitor that holds a charge for the blue-ring-of-death. The fix is to hold the menu button down for about 30 seconds (blue ring disappears) and continue holding for about 15 more seconds (or until re-boot). The additional time is required to discharge the capacitor.
If that fails, there is a safe-mode: place the device in hold, and press the mic and menu buttons at the same time. This usually doesn't apply to the blue-ring problem, but it may help.

Mar 11, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e200 MP3 Player

1 Answer

SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player wont turn on and isn't detected by computer.


your battery could be dead. but when you plug it in does the blue ring light up

Jan 26, 2008 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

1 Answer

Fucked


Run the recovery tool from the SanDisk website. Make sure you select "format" when prompted. http://www.sandisk.com/Assets/File/Downloads/firmware/e200fw01.00.12.exe You need to put the device into "recovery mode" before you run the tool. - Turn the device off (hold power for 20 seconds) - Slide the hold switch into "hold" position. - Press and hold the "record" button while connecting it to your computer. Keep holding the "record" button until you see the "new hardware found" on your computer. Then run the recovery tool. Select format when prompted. Best of Luck.

Sep 22, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

2 Answers

Mp3 player wont play songs or anything


Only 2 suggestions here: 1) Make sure your HOLD switch is not enabled. 2) Try to update the firmware If neither of these work, time to send the unit back to Sandisk

Aug 09, 2007 | SanDisk Sansa e250 MP3 Player

Not finding what you are looking for?
MP3 & Digital Media Players Logo

Related Topics:

165 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top MP3 & Digital Media Players Experts

kakima

Level 3 Expert

96627 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Gyula Lacz

Level 3 Expert

482 Answers

Are you a MP3 and Digital Media Player Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...