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NW-A1000 series / A3000 series
2006 Sony Corporation 2-683-714-11 (1)
Table of Contents Menu Index
About the Manuals
Included with the player are the Quick Start Guide and this PDF-format Operation Guide. Additionally, after installing SonicStage or CONNECT Player software, you can refer to the Help within each software. The Quick Start Guide explains set up and the basic operations, enabling you to import tracks into a computer, to transfer them to the player, and to play them back. This Operation Guide explains advanced features, enabling you to make full use of the player and troubleshoot problems. The SonicStage Help or CONNECT Player Help explains details about using each software ( page 4).
NW-A1000 series refers to the NW-A1000 or NW-A1200 model. NW-A3000 series refers to the NW-A3000 model.
Depending on the country/region in which you have purchased the player, some models may not be available.
Explanations in this Operation Guide
This Operation Guide gives an explanation based on a situation where the player is connected to SonicStage CP (SonicStage Ver.4.0) or CONNECT Player. In this Operation Guide, unless otherwise noted, SonicStage refers to SonicStage CP (SonicStage Ver.4.0). For details about the minimum system requirements of SonicStage or CONNECT Player, see page 105.
Notes The following functions of the player are not available if you use the player with a version of SonicStage before SonicStage CP (SonicStage Ver.4.0) or Use Intelligent Features is not checked in the SonicStage CP settings. - Sorting the artist list by name, ignoring the introductory The or THE of the name - The following search functions of the Music Library - Rating - Release Date - Recent Transfers - Rating a track manually( Rating) - Artist Link - The following shuffle functions of Intelligent Shuffle - Artist Link Shuffle - My Favorite Shuffle - Time Machine Shuffle - Restoring a track from the Trash Bin - Favorite 100 - Play History
The supplied software may differ depending on the country/region in which you have purchased the player, or the model you have purchased. You can download the latest version of SonicStage from the following web sites: For customers in the USA: http://www.sony.com/walkmansupport/ For customers in Canada: http://www.sony.ca/ElectronicsSupport/ For customers in Europe: http://www.sonydigital-link.com/DNA/ For customers in China: http://service.sony.com.cn/KB/ For customers in Taiwan: http://www.twsupport.css.ap.sony.com/ For customers in Korea: http://scs.sony.co.kr/walkman/ For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.css.ap.sony.com/
Browsing the Operation Guide
To use the buttons in the Operation Guide Click the buttons located in the upper right of this manual to jump to Table of Contents, Player HOME Menu Reference, or Index.
Jumps to the table of contents
Find what you are looking for from a list of topics in the manual.
Jumps to the HOME menu reference
Find what you are looking for from a list of the Option items in the players HOME menu.
Jumps to the index
Find what you are looking for from a list of key words mentioned in the manual.
You can jump to the indicated page by clicking a page number in the table of contents, in the HOME menu reference, or in the index. You can jump to the indicated page by clicking a page reference indicated by ( page 2), etc. To search for a reference page by keyword, click the Edit menu, select Search of the Adobe Reader to display the navigation frame, type the keyword into the Search text box, and click Search. and buttons located at You can jump to the previous or next page by clicking the bottom of the screen of the Adobe Reader.
To change the page layout The buttons at the bottom of the Adobe Reader screen enable you to select how pages are displayed.
Single Page Pages are displayed one at a time. When you scroll, the display changes to a previous or succeeding page. Continuous Pages are displayed as a continuous roll of pages. When you scroll, the previous and next pages scroll up and down continuously.
Continuous - Facing Two pages are displayed side by side with each pair part of a continuous roll of pages. When you scroll, the previous and next pairs of pages scroll up and down continuously. Facing Two pages are displayed side by side. When you scroll, the display changes to previous or succeeding pairs of pages.
Using SonicStage Help or CONNECT Player Help
Refer to SonicStage Help or CONNECT Player Help for details about using each software suite for details on how to complete tasks, such as importing tracks to your computer and transferring tracks to the player.
To use SonicStage Help
Click Help SonicStage Help while SonicStage is running. Help appears.
In SonicStage Help, the player is referred to as Device/media.
To use CONNECT Player Help
Click Help CONNECT Player Help while CONNECT Player is running. Help appears.
In CONNECT Player Help, the player is referred to as Device.
Table of Contents
Supplied Accessories.. 7 Guide to Parts and Controls. 8 Using the Player Controls.. 9
Turning Off the Player Operation Beep.. 52 Connecting to Other Devices. 53 Setting the Screen Display Option.. 54 Setting a Screensaver. 56 Adjusting the Brightness of the Screen.. 57 Displaying Player Information.. 58 Selecting the Display Language. 59 Setting a Clock. 60 Setting the Date Display.. 62 Setting the Time Display. 63 Resetting to Factory Settings. 64 Initializing the Hard Disk. 65
Searching for Tracks. 11
By track name.. 11 By album... 12 By artist... 13 By genre.. 14 By Rating... 15 By release year.. 16 From albums recently transferred. 17
Searching for Tracks by Initial Letter. 18 Playing a Playlist.. 19 Playing Your Top 100 Tracks. 21 Searching for Tracks by Dates Played. 22 Playing Tracks in Random Order (Intelligent Shufe Play). 23
Playing your 100 favorite tracks in random order.. 23 Playing tracks of similar artists in random order (Artist Link Shufe). 25 Playing tracks released in the same year randomly (Time Machine Shufe). 26 Playing all tracks in random order. 27
Charging the Battery Using the AC Power Adaptor. 66 Maximizing Battery Life.. 68 What are Format and Bit Rate?. 69 Playing Tracks Without Pauses. 71 Playing Audio Files Registered in SonicStage or CONNECT Player. 72 How is Track Information Imported into the Player?.. 73 Storing Data Other Than Audio Files. 74 Updating the Players Firmware. 75
Changing the Play Mode.. 28 Displaying the Now Playing Screen. 30 Displaying the Option Menu. 31 Searching for Tracks Based on the Currently Playing Track. 33 Adding/Editing Tracks to a Bookmark List. 34 Deleting a Track From the Player.. 41 Rating Tracks.. 44
Troubleshooting.. 76 Error Messages.. 83 Uninstalling SonicStage or CONNECT Player.. 88
Using the Artist Link Feature
Searching for Artists Belonging to Similar Genres (Artist Link). 45
WARNING.. 90 Precautions.. 93 Notes on Disposing of the Player. 99 On Copyrights.. 102 Specications.. 103 Optional Accessories.. 107 Index.. 108
Customizing Sound Quality (6-Band Equalizer).. 48 Limiting the Volume from the Headphones.. 51
Player HOME Menu Reference
The HOME menu is the screen that appears either when you turn the player on or when you connect it to SonicStage or CONNECT Player. The HOME menu is the starting point to play audio, search for tracks, and change settings. To display the players HOME menu, press and hold BACK.
Now Playing screen Press BACK
The 5-way button performs different functions depending upon the screen shown on the players display. List screens enable you to search for and select tracks. The Now Playing screen provides information about the currently playing track. * Use the raised dot on the button as a tactile reference when operating the player.
button* / buttons
Table of Contents Menu
Now Playing screen
Track title Artist name Album title Genre Rating Playing status
button Activates the selected item. Press and hold to play all the tracks of the selected item. / buttons Moves the cursor up or down. Press and hold to scroll up or down faster. / buttons Changes screens, or, when an index screen is displayed, moves the cursor left or right to display a list of items.
button is displayed on the left bottom of the players display while a track is playing. When you press during playback, appears, and the track pauses. Press to resume playback. This pause and resume feature is available only on the Now Playing screen. / buttons Press / to display the cursor and scroll through the displayed items. When the genre, album title, or other characteristic is selected by the cursor, press to display a list of artists or tracks matching the genre of the currently playing track. / buttons Moves playback to the beginning of the current, previous, or next track when pressed once or repeatedly. Press and hold to scan a playing track backwards or forwards quickly.
Searching for Tracks
You can search for tracks by Genre, Artist, Album, All Songs, etc.
Searching for tracks by track name
The list of tracks is displayed in alphabetical order, numerical order, or by some other method.
Press and hold BACK.
The HOME menu appears.
Press /// to select
The list screen appears.
(Music Library), and then press.
Press / to select All Songs, and then press.
The track list appears.
Press /// to select a track, and then press.
Repeat 1 Song/
When you start Intelligent Shuffle play, the play mode changes to Shuffle or Shuffle&Repeat. To move back through as many as the last 20 tracks played during shuffle play, press repeatedly. Moving back more than one track to continue playing tracks, or going forward quickly or pressing resets the shuffle to create a new random track order.
Displaying the Now Playing Screen
The Now Playing screen displays information about the currently playing track, such as the artist name and album title.
5-way button Now Playing BACK button
(Now Playing), and then press. Detailed information about the currently playing track appears.
If you display the Option menu from the Now Playing screen and select Detailed Information, you can view detailed information about the track, such as release year, playing time, audio format, and bit rate*. * If the track has a variable bit rate, VBR is shown for the bit rate.
When playing tracks recorded using variable bit rate (VBR) recording, the progress bar that shows the elapsed playback time, and the time itself, is not stable, which may result in incorrect information being displayed.
Displaying the Option Menu
From the Option menu, you can modify settings for the currently playing track and access a variety of player features.
5-way button OPTION button
The Option menu appears.
Press / to select an option item, and then press.
Depending upon the item selected, either an option setting screen appears or the selected item is activated. For details on each of the option item, see the table on page 32.
Playing Tracks.Displaying the Option Menu
Press OPTION to view a list of setting and navigation options for the track, as described in the following table.
Item Description/reference page
Go to Album Go to Artist Go to Genre Bookmark Select Bookmark Remove Bookmark Clear Bookmark List Add to Trash Bin Rescue
See page 33. See page 33. See page 33. See page 34. See page 35. See page 37. See page 38. See page 41. See page 42.
Rescue All from Trash Bin See page 43. Play Mode See page 28. Rating See page 44. Detailed Information Shut Down Now Playing Play Re-order Songs Change Icon HOME menu Clock Calendar Sound
See page 30. Turns off the player. Displays the Now Playing screen. Starts playback. See page 39. See page 40. Displays the HOME menu. Displays the clock. Displays the calendar. See page 48.
The Option menu cannot be displayed on some of the screens, such as the Settings screen. The option items shown on the Option menu vary, depending on the screen from which you display the Option menu.
Searching for Tracks Based on the Currently Playing Track
By displaying the Option menu from the Now Playing screen, you can search for other tracks and albums by the artist of the currently playing track and for tracks by other artists that belong to the same genre as the currently playing artist.
Press /// to select Press OPTION.
(Now Playing), and then press. Detailed Information about the currently playing track appears.
Go to Album displays a track list of the currently playing album. Go to Artist displays a list of albums by the artist of the currently playing track. Go to Genre displays a list of artists who belong to the same genre as the currently playing artist.
Playback starts from the selected track and continues through all succeeding tracks on the list.
Adding/Editing Tracks to a Bookmark List
A Bookmark List is a feature that groups your favorite tracks into a list. The player supports five Bookmark Lists, each of which can contain up to 100 tracks. For details on playing Bookmark Lists, see page 19.
To add a track to the default Bookmark List You can add a track to the default Bookmark List by pressing while the Now Playing screen is displayed. To change which Bookmark List is the default Bookmark List, see page 36.
Display the Now Playing screen of the track you want to add to the Bookmark List, and then press and hold. Added to Bookmark List 1. (the number is that of the current default Bookmark List) appears, and the Bookmark List icon ( ) lights up.
Initially, the default Bookmark List is set to B.mark List 1. You can also add a track to the default Bookmark List by pressing and holding while the track is selected in a track list. If you play a track from a Bookmark List and then press and hold , the track is removed from the Bookmark list.
You cannot add a track to the same Bookmark List twice. You cannot add a track to a Bookmark List if any track in the track list is shown with.
Playing Tracks.Adding/Editing Tracks to a Bookmark List
To add tracks to a selected Bookmark List You can add a track to a Bookmark List selected from B.mark List 1 to B.mark List 5.
Display the Now Playing screen of the track you want to add to the Bookmark List. Press OPTION. The Option menu appears. Press / to select Select Bookmark, and then press. The screen to select a Bookmark List appears. Press / to select the Bookmark List you want to add the track to, and then press. Added to Bookmark List 1. (the number is that of the Bookmark List you selected) appears, and the Bookmark List icon ( ) lights up.
Repeat steps 1 to 4 to add more tracks to the Bookmark List. You can also add a track to a bookmark list by pressing OPTION while selecting the track in a track list and then selecting Select Bookmark from the Option menu. You can also add a track to the Trash Bin by pressing OPTION while selecting the track in a track list and then selecting Add to Trash Bin from the Option menu. You can display Bookmark Lists created on the player using SonicStage or CONNECT Player. Also, you can edit Bookmark Lists using CONNECT Player.
To change the default Bookmark List
Press and hold BACK. The HOME menu appears. Press /// to select (Settings), and then press.
Press / to select Default Bookmark, and then press. A list of the Bookmark Lists appears. Press / to select the Bookmark List you want to set as the default Bookmark List, and then press. The selected Bookmark List is set as the default for tracks added using the button.
Initially, the default Bookmark List is set to B.mark List 1.
To remove a track from a Bookmark List
Display the Now Playing screen of the track you want to remove from the Bookmark List. Press OPTION. The Option menu appears. Press / to select Remove Bookmark, and then press. The screen used to select a Bookmark List appears. Press / to select a Bookmark List, and then press. Removed from Bookmark List 1. appears, and the track is removed from the Bookmark List. When you remove the last track from a Bookmark List, the list of playlists appears.
If you play a track from a Bookmark List and then press and hold , the track is removed from the Bookmark list.
When you remove a track that is contained on more than one Bookmark List, the track is removed only from the Bookmark List selected in step 3.
To remove all tracks from a Bookmark List
Press and hold BACK. The HOME menu appears. Press /// to select The list of playlists appears. (Playlists), and then press.
Press /// to select the Bookmark List from which you want to remove all tracks, and then press. The track list appears. Select any track from the list, and press. Playback of the selected Bookmark List starts, and the icon of the Bookmark List you have selected in step 3 is underlined. Press OPTION. The Option menu appears. Press / to select Clear Bookmark List, and then press. A confirmation dialog appears. Press / to select Yes, and then press. All tracks are removed from the selected Bookmark List. If you select No, the Bookmark List remains unchanged, and the Now Playing screen appears.
To rearrange the track order of a Bookmark List
Automatic ratings are indicated by hollow starts ( ). Manual ratings are indicated by filled starts ( ). Automatic ratings are assigned by SonicStage or CONNECT Player based on the history of tracks played and on other operations in the SonicStage or CONNECT Player software.
Searching for Artists Belonging to Similar Genres (Artist Link)
With the currently playing track as a starting point, you can find other artists and tracks in similar musical genres. In the artist list, preview clips of tracks by the artists are played (Preview Play) as you move the cursor up and down the list, enabling you to hear samples of their music as you search.
Play a track by the artist you want to use as the starting point
for the search (key artist).
The search begins. When the searching finishes, a list of artists appears.
Press / to select an artist, and then press.
A list of the tracks by the selected artist appears. If you leave the name of any artist selected without pressing , preview selections of tracks by the artist are played. If you select All Related Songs, preview selections of all tracks of all artists on the artist list are played. Press to display the Now Playing screen of the track. Selecting Increase search range repeats the search using less strict relationships to the genre, so more artists can be found.
Playback of the selected track starts and continues through the succeeding tracks.
If you select any artist in the artist list and press and hold , all tracks of the selected artist are played. The previous screen reappears when you press BACK. If you press LINK while an artist name or track title is selected in step or step or while the Now Playing screen is displayed in step , an artist list appears. The player begins playing the currently playing track from the beginning and pauses when the track finishes. While a key artist is selected, // do not operate, so you cannot jump to the previous or next tracks or scan backwards or forwards. If no other artists in genres similar to the key artist are found, the search range is increased automatically. Even when you increase the search range, Cannot find linked artists is displayed if there are no tracks by other artists in genres similar to the key artist, or the tracks of artists in genres similar to the key artist have not been transferred to the player, or none the tracks stored on the player have track information.
Battery life may vary depending on the screensaver used.
Adjusting the Brightness of the Screen
The screen offers five brightness settings.
(Settings), and then press. The list of setup options appears. The brightness adjustment screen appears.
Press / to select Brightness, and then press. Press / to select a level, and then press.
Displaying Player Information
You can view information about your player, including its model name, serial number, version, and the total number of tracks stored on the player.
(Settings), and then press. The list of setup options appears. The list of available player information options appears. You can view the player information by scrolling through the list with /.
Press / to select Unit Information, and then press.
Available player information
Model Serial number Version Total Songs
Displays the model name of the player. (Default setting) Displays the players serial number, which is needed to register your player. Displays version information for the players firmware. Displays the total number of tracks stored on the player.
Selecting the Display Language
You can select from a variety of languages for the display of menus and messages on the player.
Press / to select Language, and then press. Press / to select a language, and then press.
For details on each language setting, see the table below.
Display language settings
Messages and menus are displayed in Japanese. English Franais Deutsch Italiano Espaol Messages and menus are displayed in English. (Default setting) Messages and menus are displayed in French. Messages and menus are displayed in German. Messages and menus are displayed in Italian. Messages and menus are displayed in Spanish. Messages and menus are displayed in Simplified Chinese. Messages and menus are displayed in Traditional Chinese. Messages and menus are displayed in Korean.
Setting a Clock
You can set and display a clock. You can set the clock by synchronizing the clocks of the player and your computer when the player is connected to SonicStage or CONNECT Player or by setting the clock manually.
Synchronizing clocks with your computer
(Settings), and then press. The list of setup options appears. The clock-setting screen appears.
Press / to select Clock Setting, and then press. Press / to select Time Sync Set, and then press.
The clock-synchronizing screen appears.
Press / to select Synchronizing, and then press.
The clock is set to match the clock of your computer when you connect the player to SonicStage or CONNECT Player.
Settings.Setting a Clock
Setting the clock manually
The time-synchronizing screen appears.
Press / to select Do not Synch, and then press.
The clock-setting screen reappears.
computer from the web site.
Connect the player to your computer, and then start up Digital
Player Software Update tool. rmware.
Follow the on-screen instructions to update the players When the completion message appears, click Finish.
Digital Player Software Update tool quits itself.
Disconnect the player from your computer.
The player starts updating the firmware automatically. When the update finishes, the player restarts automatically.
If the player does not function as expected, try the following steps to resolve the issue.
Reset the player by pressing the RESET button with a small pin. The tracks and settings stored on the player are not affected by resetting the player. No information is erased. Check the symptoms in Troubleshooting. Check for information about the issue in SonicStage or CONNECT Player. Look for information about the issue on one of the support Web sites ( page 98). If the approaches listed above fail to resolve the issue, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Symptom Cause or corrective action
The lamp of the USB cable does not light.
The terminals of the USB adaptor are dirty. Wipe them with a soft, dry cloth. The player is not connected to the USB cable. Insert the USB cable straight into the port until it is firmly seated. Make sure that the lamp of the USB cable lights up.
The player turned off automatically. Battery life seems short.
The player turns off if left in pause mode for a few minutes. Press any button other than the HOLD button to turn the player on. The operating temperature is below 5C (41F). This is due to the battery characteristics and not a malfunction. You have not used the player for a prolonged period. Efficiency of the battery will be improved by repeatedly charging and discharging. The battery needs to be replaced. Consult your nearest Sony dealer. The battery has not been given enough time to charge fully. Keep charging the battery until appears.
There is no sound. Noise is heard.
The volume level is set to zero. Turn up the volume ( page 8). The headphone plug is not connected properly. Connect it firmly to the (headphones) jack ( page 8). The headphone plug is dirty. Clean the headphone plug with a soft dry cloth. No audio data is stored on the hard disk.
The volume does not increase. There is no sound from the right channel of the headphones. The volume cannot be adjusted.
AVLS (Vol. Limit) is set to On. Set it to Off ( page 51). The headphone plug is not connected properly. Connect it firmly to the (headphones) jack ( page 8). Audio Output is set to Line Out. Adjust the volume using the volume control on the connected device, or set Audio Output to Headphone ( page 53). Audio Output is set to Headphone. Set it to Line Out ( page 53).
Owners Record The model and serial numbers are located on the back of the player. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. __________________________ Serial No. __________________________ WARNING To reduce the risk of re or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of the apparatus with news papers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. And dont place lighted candles on the apparatus. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
For Customers in the USA INFORMATION: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.
If you have any questions about this product: Visit: www.sony.com/walkmansupport Contact: Sony Customer Information Service Center at 1-(866)-456-7669 Write: Sony Customer Information Services Center 12451 Gateway Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33913 Model NW-A1000/A1200/A3000
Declaration of Conformity
SONY NW-A1000/A1200/A3000 Sony Electronics Inc. 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127 USA Telephone Number: 858-942-2230 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
To view the firmware version of your player, see Displaying Player Information on page 58. To update your players firmware, see Updating the Players Firmware on page 75.
Maximum recordable number of track and time (Approx.)*
* The approximate times are based on a transferred 4-minute ATRAC or MP3 format song. Other playable audio file formats may be different from ATRAC or MP3 format.
Bit rate 48 kbps 64 kbps 96 kbps 128 kbps 132 kbps 160 kbps 192 kbps 256 kbps 320 kbps 352 kbps Tracks 4,000 3,000 2,000 1,500 1,500 1,200 1,Time 266 hours, 40 minutes 200 hours 133 hours, 20 minutes 100 hours 100 hours 80 hours 66 hours, 40 minutes 50 hours 40 hours 36 hours, 40 minutes
Tracks 5,300 3,900 2,600 1,900 1,900 1,500 1,Time 353 hours, 20 minutes 260 hours 173 hours, 20 minutes 126 hours, 40 minutes 126 hours, 40 minutes 100 hours 80 hours 60 hours 46 hours, 40 minutes 43 hours, 20 minutes
Bit rate 48 kbps 64 kbps 96 kbps 128 kbps 132 kbps 160 kbps 192 kbps 256 kbps 320 kbps 352 kbps Tracks 13,000 10,000 6,700 5,000 4,900 4,000 3,300 2,500 2,000 1,800 Time 866 hours, 40 minutes 666 hours, 40 minutes 466 hours, 40 minutes 333 hours, 20 minutes 326 hours, 40 minutes 266 hours, 40 minutes 220 hours 166 hours, 40 minutes 133 hours, 20 minutes 120 hours
Supported bit rates
MP3: 32 to 320 kbps (supports variable bit rate (VBR)) WMA: 48 to 192 kbps (supports variable bit rate (VBR)) ATRAC: 48/64/66 (ATRAC3)*/96/105 (ATRAC3)*/128/132 (ATRAC3)/160/192/256/320/352** kbps
* You cannot record CDs in ATRAC3 format at 66 or 105 kbps using SonicStage or CONNECT Player. ** You cannot record CDs at 352 kbps using CONNECT Player.
AAC: 16 to 320 kbps (supports variable bit rate (VBR))*
* Nonstandard bit rates or non-guaranteed bit rates are included depending on the sampling frequency.
MP3, WMA, ATRAC: 44.1 kHz AAC: 11.025/12/16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 kHz
20 to 20,000 Hz (single signal measurement during playback)
Headphones: 84 dB or more LINE OUT: 96 dB or more
(headphones)/LINE OUT*: Stereo minijack/195 mV (10 k)
* The jack is used for both headphones and LINE OUT.
Using the player with CONNECT Player
Computer: IBM PC/AT or compatible computer preinstalled with Windows. CONNECT Player is compatible with the following Windows operating systems: - Windows 2000 Professional (Service Pack 4 or later), - Windows XP Home Edition, - Windows XP Professional, - Windows XP Media Center Edition, - Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004, - Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 CPU: Pentium III 450 MHz or higher RAM: 256 MB or more (512 MB is recommended) Hard Disk: 200 MB or more of available space (1.5 GB or more is recommended) More space may be required depending on the version of the operating system. Additional space is required for storing music data. Display: - Screen Resolution: pixels (or higher) (is recommended) - Colours: High Colour (16 bit) (or higher) (CONNECT Player may not operate properly at colour settings at or below 256 colours.) CD-ROM drive (supporting Digital MusicCD playback capabilities using WDM) To create original CDs or to back up audio CDs a CD-R/RW drive is required. Sound board USB port Internet connection is required to use the CD Data Base (CDDB). To use Electronic Music Distribution (EMD), you need Internet connection, and Internet Explorer 5.5 or later needs to be installed. This software is not supported by the following environments: - OSs other than the indicated above - Personally constructed PCs or operating systems - An environment that is an upgrade of the original manufacturer-installed operating system - Multi-boot environment - Multi-monitor environment - Macintosh Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. US and foreign patents licensed from Dolby Laboratories.
The following optional accessories are available for the player: Remote control for NW-A1000 series/A3000 series RM-NWS1 Remote control RM-MC35ELK*
* The remote control may not be available in all countries/regions.
Charging cradle BCR-NWU1 Leather carrying case CKM-NWA1000 (for the NW-A1000 series) CKM-NWA3000 (for the NW-A3000 series) Soft carrying case CKS-NWA1000 (for the NW-A1000 series) CKS-NWA3000 (for the NW-A3000 series) Clear Case CKH-NWA1000 (for the NW-A1000 series) CKH-NWA3000 (for the NW-A3000 series) Speaker Docking Station SRS-NWM10 Your dealer may not carry some of the accessories listed above. Please ask the dealer for detailed information about the accessories available in your country/ region.
Some features of the remote control (RM-MC35ELK) may not be compatible with your player model. Updating the players firmware to version 3.00 or later enables all the features of the player. For detail on other optional accessories, visit one of the following web sites: For customers in the USA: http://www.sony.com/walkmansupport/ For customers in Canada: http://www.sony.ca/ElectronicsSupport/ For customers in Europe: http://www.sonydigital-link.com/DNA/ For customers in China: http://service.sony.com.cn/KB/ For customers in Taiwan: http://www.twsupport.css.ap.sony.com/ For customers in Korea: http://scs.sony.co.kr/walkman/ For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.css.ap.sony.com/
Symbols 5-way button.8, 9 (Custom 1)..49 (Custom 2)..49 (Heavy)..49 (Jazz)..49 (Pop)..49 Rating..44 (Repeat)..29 (Repeat 1 song)..29 (Shuffle)..29 (Shuffle&Repeat).29 (Unique)..49 A Adobe Reader..4 Artist Link..45 Artist Link Shuffle.25 Audio Output..53 AVLS (Vol. Limit)..51 B B.mark List 1-5..20 BACK button..6, 8, 9 Beep...52 Bit rate..69 Bookmark List..34
Add..34 Change icon..40 Rearrange...39 Remove..37 Remove all..38
C Calendar..56 Charge the battery..66 Clock..56, 60 CONNECT Player..4, 79 Custom.49, 50 D Delete tracks..41 F Favorite 100..20, 21 Firmware..75 Format..69 H Heavy..49 HOLD button..8, 78 HOME Menu..6 I Initialize Disk..65 Initial Search..18 Intelligent Shuffle..23 J Jazz..49 L Language..59 LINK button..8, 45 M Multiple connector..8, 66 Music Library..11 My Favorite Shuffle..23
N Normal..29 Now Playing Screen..30 O OPTION button..8, 31 P Player information.58 Playlist.19, 20
Playing..19 Playlist types.20
Serial number..58 Settings..48
AVLS (Vol. Limit)..51 Beep..52 Brightness..57 Display..54 Language...59 Sound Quality..48
Shuffle All..27 Shuffle play..23
My Favorite Shuffle..23 Shuffle All..27 Time Machine Shuffle.26
Playlists...20 Play History..22 Play Mode.28, 29 Pop..49
SonicStage..4, 79 Sound quality..48
R Rate Tracks..44 Recent Transfers..17 Release Date..16 Remaining battery power.67 RESET button..8, 76 Reset to Factory setting..64 S Screensaver..56 Search for tracks..11
NW-E023F / E025F / E026F
2008 Sony Corporation 3-291-853-01 (2)
PDF SonicStage SonicStage
Adobe Reader Adobe Reader
ATRAC Audio Device
.. 8 EQ Custom
All Songs. 13 Playlist Select.. 14
Equalizer Clear Bass. 29 Equalizer.. 30
Clear Stereo... 34 Dynamic Normalizer. 36 Sort.. 38 Display Mode.. 40 Jacket Mode. 42 Volume Mode.. 43
Manual Volume... 43 Preset Volume... 44
Playlists... 14 Favorite 100. 16
Recent Transfers... 17
Intelligent Shue... 18
My Favorite Shuffle... 18
Artist Link Shuffle.. 19 Time Machine Shuffle.. 20 Sports Shuffle... 21
Song.. 22 Artist.. 23 Album.. 24 Genre.. 25 Release Year.. 26
Beep... 47 Set Date-Time. 48
Date Disp Type.. 51 Time Disp Type... 52
Jacket Search.. 27 PLAY MODE. 28
USB Bus Powered.. 53 Power Save Mode... 55 Contrast.. 56 Brightness. 57 Information. 58
Reset All Settings... 59 Format. 61
1 FM 2 3
FM Auto Preset.. 65
Scan Sens.. 70 Mono/Auto.. 71
. 72. 73... 74. 76... 77. 78. 79
.. 80.. 88 SonicStage... 92
. 97.. 98.. 99..100..104
My Favorite Shuffle. 18 Artist Link Shuffle. 19 Time Machine Shuffle. 20 Sports Shuffle. 21
Sound.. 29 Equalizer.. 30 Clear Stereo.. 34 Sort.. 38 Jacket Mode.. 42 Display Mode. 40 Scan Sens.. 70 Mono/Auto. 71 FM Auto Preset.. 65 Advanced Settings Date-Time Set Date-Time.. 48 Date Disp Type. 51 Time Disp Type. 52 Power Save Mode. 55 Dynamic Normalizer. 36 AVLS.. 46 Volume Mode.. 43 Beep.. 47 Information.. 58 Initialize Reset All Settings. 59 Format. 61 USB Bus Powered. 53 Contrast.. 56 Brightness.. 57
Song... 22 Artist... 23 Album.. 24 Genre.. 25 Release Year.. 26
Jacket Search.27 All Songs.13 FM..63 Playlist Select..14
Playlists.. 14 Favorite 100.. 16 Recent Transfers. 17
1 S CD-ROM* 1 SonicStage PDF L 1 USB 1
FM POWER OFF
Display Mode 40
/HOME All Songs
PLAY MODE/SOUND 28 38
Playlist Select Search Sort
/HOME Playlist Select
SonicStage POWER OFF
PLAY MODE/SOUND 28
/ HOME All Songs
My Favorite Shuffle
/HOME Intelligent Shuffle
100 SonicStage 100 All Songs
Artist Link Shue
/HOME Intelligent Shue
Time Machine Shue
/ / /
/HOME Search Song>
/HOME Search Artist>
/HOME Search Album>
/HOME Search Genre>
/HOME Search Release Year>
All Songs Songs All
/HOME Jacket Search
Normal/ Folder /
Repeat All Repeat Folder / Repeat 1 Song 1 / 1 Repeat Shuffle All SHUF /
Repeat Shuffle Folder / SHUF
2 PLAY MODE/SOUND
Equalizer Clear Bass
Clear Bass (
SoundEQ Custom 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 1
SoundEQ Custom 0, 0, 0, 0, 0 3
/ / / / Edit> /
/HOME Settings Sound> Equalizer> Sound1
EQ Heavy EQ Pop EQ Jazz EQ Unique EQ Custom
Sound 1 Clear Bass Sound 2
5 Equalizer EQ Custom
EQ Custom FM Songs
EQ Custom All
/HOME Settings Sound> Equalizer> Sound 1
/ / / ON-Short cord
ON-Long cord OFF
/HOME Settings Clear Stereo>
Advanced Settings> Dynamic Normalizer>
/ D. Normalizer ON D. Normalizer OFF
/HOME Settings Sort>
Sort Album /
Sort Artist/Album / Sort Artist /
Sort Genre /
Sort Release Year /
/HOME Settings Display Mode>
* Clear Stereo
Jacket Mode ON OFF
/ / / Jacket Mode ON
Jacket Mode OFF 12
/HOME Settings Jacket Mode>
2 Manual Volume VOL
Preset Volume VOL / Low Mid High 3
Advanced Settings> Volume Mode>
/ / / /
Advanced Settings> Volume Mode> Preset Volume
/ / / / Edit> Low /
Low Mid High
VOL Low Mid High
Advanced Settings> AVLS> AVLS ON
OFF AVLS OFF
AVLS ON AVLS
Advanced Settings> Beep> Beep OFF
Advanced Settings> Date-Time> Set Date-Time>
/ Date-Time Automatic
/ / Date Disp Type 51 Time Disp Type 52
/ / / / /
Advanced Settings> Date-Time> Set Date-Time> Date-Time Manual>
1 Time Manual
Date-Time Automatic Date-Time Automatic
Date Disp Type
48 / / / /
Advanced Settings> Date-Time> Date Disp Type>
3 Date yy/mm/dd
Date dd/mm/yy Date mm/dd/yy
Time Disp Type
Advanced Settings> Date-Time> Time Disp Type>
/ Time 24h
USB Bus Powered
USB USB USB Bus
Advanced Settings> USB Bus Powered>
/ High-Power 500mA
Power Save Mode
Advanced Settings> Power Save Mode>
Save ON Normal Save ON Super Save OFF
/HOME Settings Advanced Settings> Contrast>
/HOME Settings Advanced Settings> Brightness>
Advanced Settings> Information>
Reset All Settings
Advanced Settings> Initialize>
Reset All Settings>
/ OK COMPELTE ACCESS
All Songs 13
Advanced Settings> Initialize> Format>
FM FM * 1 3
* 2011 7
All Songs Intelligent Shuffle /HOME Playlist Select
FM Auto Preset
FM Auto Preset 30 FM FM Auto Preset
FM HOME / / /
/ Settings FM Auto Preset> OK
/HOME 70 Scan Sens Low
* * * / Scan Sens Low
FM Auto Preset Scan Sens Low Scan Sens High
/ Settings Scan Sens> Scan Sens Low
Scan Sens High
FM Auto Auto
/ Settings Mono/Auto> Mono
1 DATA ACCESS
15 Power Save Mode 55
Brightness Sound 29 Dynamic Normalizer 36
57 Clear Stereo OFF 34
* ATRAC 132kbps
CD MP3 MP3 MPEG-1 Audio Layer3 MPEG CD WMA Windows Media Audio MP3
SonicStage WMA ATRAC ISO
ATRAC ATRAC Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding ATRAC3 ATRAC3plus ATRAC3 CD 10 ATRAC3plus 20 AAC Advanced Audio Coding MPEG PCM CD ISO MP3
64 kbps bits per second
CD CD CDDB Gracenote CD
SonicStage SonicStage SonicStage
Windows Windows WALKMAN
SonicStage SonicStage MP3
4 SonicStage 5 6
NO DATA SonicStage 72 RESET
HOLD HOLD 11 8 2 USB
/ AVLS AVLS
USB Power 100mA 72
USB 35 35
CD-ROM CD-ROM SetupSS.exe
USB USB Bus Powered HighPower 500mA USB USB Bus Powered Low-Power 100mA 53
USB USB USB
USB USB USB
USB DATA ACCESS
/ Beep Beep
Beep OFF Beep ON
Reset All Settings 59
LOW BATTERY MEMORY ERROR
SYSTEM ERROR UPDATE ERROR
CANNOT PLAY DRM ERROR EXPIRED FILE ERROR FORMAT ERROR MEMORY ERROR NO DATABASE
SonicStage SonicStage SonicStage Format
Windows Vista Windows Vista
OpenMG Secure Module
SonicStage OpenMG Microsoft
ATRAC ATRAC3 ATRAC3plus WALKMAN WALKMAN Microsoft
Corporation Adobe Adobe Reader Adobe Systems Incorporated Fraunhofer IIS PC/AT Thomson MPEG Layer-3
Windows Windows Vista Windows Media
International Business Machines Corporation
Apple Inc. Pentium Intel Corporation
This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft Corporation. Use or distribution of such technology outside of this product is prohibited without a license from Microsoft or an authorized Microsoft subsidiary. Program 2008 Sony Corporation Documentation 2008 Sony Corporation
MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3) kbps VBR 32 44.kHz 2 WMA* (Windows Media Audio) kbps VBR 44.1 kHz ATRAC (Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding) kbps 66*3 105*kbps ATRAC3 44.1 kHz AAC-LC*2 (Advanced Audio Coding Low Complexity) kbps VBR *4 11.16 22.32 44.kHz PCM 1,411 kbps 44.1 kHz *1 *2 *3 SonicStage ATRAC3 66/105 kbps CD 4 * ATRAC MP3 PCM
48 kbps 64 kbps 66 kbps 96 kbps 128 kbps 132 kbps 160 kbps 192 kbps 256 kbps 320 kbps 352 kbps 1,411 kbps PCM 10 30
48 kbps 64 kbps 66 kbps 96 kbps 128 kbps 132 kbps 160 kbps 192 kbps 256 kbps 320 kbps 352 kbps 1,411 kbps PCM 2,700 2,000 2,000 1,350 1,000 1,10
NW-E023F: 1 GB NW-E025F: 2 GB NW-E026F: 4 GB *1
968 MB = 1,015,726,080 1.89 GB = 2,035,974,144 3.79 GB 4,075,683,840
5 mW +5 mW (16 ) 20 20,000 Hz 90.0 MHz TV*3CH 2011 7
FM 76.0 *1
Hi-Speed USB USB 2.0 5
Save ON Super Sound 29 Dynamic Normalizer 36 OFF
ATRAC 132 kbps ATRAC 128 kbps ATRAC 48 kbps MPkbps WMA 128 kbps AAC 128 kbps PCM 1,411 kbps FM 25 10
13.8 mm 16.2 mm
28 g JEITA *1 *1 JEITA
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2 Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 Service Pack 2 Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 Service Pack 2 Windows Vista Home Basic Windows Vista Home Premium Windows Vista Business Windows Vista Ultimate 64 OS OS CPU Windows Vista Pentium III 800 MHz Pentium III 450 MHz
128 MB 200 MB CD-ROM WDM
Windows Vista 1.5 GB
800 x 600 High Color 16
1024 x CD/
ATRAC CD/MP3 CD
Hi-Speed USB USB Internet Explorer 6.0 CDDB
Album..39 Artist..39 Artist/Album.(Favorite 100)..12 Folder..28 (Genre)..39 (Playlists)...12 (Recent Transfers).12 (Release Year)..Repeat 1 Song.28 Repeat All..28 Repeat Folder..28 SHUF Repeat Shuffle All..28 SHUF Repeat Shuffle Folder.28..23..19..57..10..79..24..92..30...7.18..78 AVLS.46..74...29, 30, 32.. 9, 36, 43
Beep..47 Sort..38..77..34. 29, 32.80 HOLD. 11..56..22
... 9, 13.. 9, 64, 73..28..48..41..27.12, 27, 42. 18, 28
..19... 21...20 100.18
...72.. 72, 73..55.61..58 . 8..21
A B C D AAC...74, 100 Adobe Reader..3 Album...24 All Songs.. 6, 13 Artist..23 Artist Link Shuffle..19 ATRAC...74, 100 AVLS.46 Beep..47 Brightness..57 Clear Bass. 29, 32 Clear Stereo..34 Contrast..56 Date-Time..48, 51, 52 Date Disp Type..51 Display Mode.40 Dynamic Normalizer.36 E F G H Equalizer.. 30, 32 Favorite 100..16 FM..6, 63 FM Auto Preset..65 Format..61 Genre.. 25, 39 HOLD.. 11 HOME... 6 I J K L Information..58 Initialize.. 59, 61 Intelligent Shuffle..6, 18 Jacket Mode..42 Jacket Search.6, 27
.20..78.. 9, 73, 82...3.. 72, 73, 102..12, 72...41..3, 103..10..10..41, 51..74, 100..12, 38, 41, 63..12..79.61 9, 28, 39..7..67.44, 45..28..14.. 10, 93..3 HOME.. 6.. 11..67..43..88.101..63..80 PCM.74, 100..28
M N O P Manual Volume.43 Mono/Auto..71 MP3...74, 100 My Favorite Shuffle.18 Playlists..14 Playlist Select.6, 14 Play Mode..28 Power Save Mode.55 Preset Volume.44, 45 Q R S T Recent Transfers..17 Release Year. 26, 39 Reset All Settings..59 Scan Sens..70 Search...6, 22 Set Date-Time..48 Settings.. 6 Shuffle.. 18, 28 SonicStage.. 3, 83, 92
Sort..38 Sound...29 Sports Shuffle..21 Time Disp Type..52 Time Machine Shuffle.20
U V W X Y Z USB Bus Powered USB...53 VOL /. 9 Volume Mode..43 Windows.78 WMA..74, 100
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