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E280 with 1GB MicroSD

I just bought a 1GB MicroSD.
How do i use it with my Sansa e280?

i tried downloading some stuff on it with an adapter, but then the e280 didn't show me the memory card.
do i need to convert it?
does anyone have a link to where i can download Rhapsody?
(don't have the cd anymore, and can't find it anywhere...)

thanks guys! :)

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Try formatting the memory card before using it. also, ensure that it is inserted completly into the player.

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The Sansa Media Converter (SMC) software is required to convert and transfer videos and photos (pictures) to your Sansa player as well as the memory card in your Sansa player.

NOTE: Only the Sansa e200v2, Fuze, and View allow viewing of video files from the memory card.

STEP 1 - Download and install Sansa Media Converter
The Sansa Media Converter application is available via the Sansa Firmware Updater.


STEP 2 - Convert and transfer your video or image files
NOTE: To see a list of supported image/video file formats, see Sansa Media Converter does not convert a file
1. Run the Sansa Media Converter.
2. Connect the Sansa player to the PC.
3. If a Portable Device windows appears, select Sansa Media Converter using Sansa Media Converter.
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4. The Sansa player should appear on the left pane of the Sansa Media Converter console.
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5. Click Add Media to add video or photo files to be converted and transferred.
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(In the sample below we imported an image and a video file)
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6. The converted files are stored in My Album by default. To place them in a different folder, select My Album then type in a new name.
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7. Depending on what Sansa player that's plugged in or if a microSD is present in the Sansa player, click on the Sansa player or the microSD card on the left pane to select where to transfer the converted files. (in the sample below, we selected the microSD card)
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10. Click OK when finished.

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The Sansa e250 works with microSD cards. Your 8GB card is actually a microSDHC card (the HC stands for High Capacity). While microSDHC cards fit into the slot, they are electronically incompatible and will not work in the e250.

microSD cards max out at 2GB in size, but you can put your music on several of them and swap them in and out. It's not as convenient as having them all on one card, but that's the best you can do with the e250.

Some later models such as the Fuze will accept microSDHC cards.

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Be aware that you need to use microSD cards, not microSDHC cards. You're limited to 2GB and smaller cards.

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u may check it carefully and follow this guide:
The Sansa Media Converter (SMC) software is required to convert and transfer videos and photos (pictures) to your Sansa player as well as the memory card in your Sansa player.

NOTE: Only the Sansa e200v2, Fuze, and View allow viewing of video files from the memory card.

STEP 1 - Download and install Sansa Media Converter
The Sansa Media Converter application is available via the Sansa Firmware Updater.


STEP 2 - Convert and transfer your video or image files

NOTE: To see a list of supported image/video file formats, see Sansa Media Converter does not convert a file

1. Run the Sansa Media Converter.
2. Connect the Sansa player to the PC.
3. If a Portable Device windows appears, select Sansa Media Converter using Sansa Media Converter.
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4. The Sansa player should appear on the left pane of the Sansa Media Converter console.
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5. Click Add Media to add video or photo files to be converted and transferred.
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(In the sample below we imported an image and a video file)
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6. The converted files are stored in My Album by default. To place them in a different folder, select My Album then type in a new name.
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7. Depending on what Sansa player that's plugged in or if a microSD is present in the Sansa player, click on the Sansa player or the microSD card on the left pane to select where to transfer the converted files. (in the sample below, we selected the microSD card)
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8. Click Convert to covert the files.
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9. Once the files are converted it's automatically transferred to the device or microSD.
10. Click OK when finished.
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