Bad player with known, unresolved issues. Bad customer service.
Garrick Greathouse, Amazon
15 September 2007
Summary: I received this MP3 player for Christmas of 06, and have experienced a flaw in it's design that is well documented with it's user base. I will simply paste an explanation of the problem I found.
Summary: I bought this a year ago and had some problems with it. It was defective from the factory. Trying to work with Sandisk customer support was not a positive experience. I am about to throw it away and buy another brand.
Summary: I was happy with this player in the beginning until I began having problems with some WMA and MP3 files. They just won't play on the device unless I reformat it and copy them back on. Sandisk support always say it's a normal process to reformat a device once in a while. I don't think so!
Summary: I was attracted to the M260 as I could Drag&Drop my wma files. That was easy. I also liked the use of rechargable AAA bateries. Unfortunately, my M260 went into a "reformating disk" mode, then a "rebuilding library" mode for a couple of hours then DIED. I had used it for aobut 6 hours total.
Summary: I bought two of these players for my daughters for Xmas. They worked for a while until my daughters added songs using Windows Media Player. The unit is now hung in an uncorrectable "initializing" state which can't be cleared, reset or corrected. I am returning my players for a refund.
Summary: I currently have a Rio Cali 256 + 1 GB SD card. Nice player, but I thought I'd upgrade to the Sansa M260... bad idea. Several issues: 1. The Sansa M260 has an FM radio, but when you switch from playing files to the radio and back, you lose your place in the playlist; it starts over from the...