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Sony NWZ-E436

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Sony NWZ-E436F

The Sony NWZ-E436F is a Digital Walkman MP3 player/recorder that comes with superior sound quality, a user-customizable EQ, FM radio, 45 hours of battery life and supports PC interface with its high-speed USB connectivity. It has a built-in 2-inch LCD display and it also comes with storage capacity of either 4GB or 8GB on its internal flash memory for storing files and it also enables user to play AAC, MP3, PCM, WMA, video (MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, and WMV) and including Protected WMA subs…

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Sony NWZ-E436F

The Sony NWZ-E436F is a Digital Walkman MP3 player/recorder that comes with superior sound quality, a user-customizable EQ, FM radio, 45 hours of battery life and supports PC interface with its high-speed USB connectivity. It has a built-in 2-inch LCD display and it also comes with storage capacity of either 4GB or 8GB on its internal flash memory for storing files and it also enables user to play AAC, MP3, PCM, WMA, video (MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, and WMV) and including Protected WMA subscription content from the likes of Rhapsody and Napster, plus support Amazon Video on demand. It comes in a variety of colours in the likes of Black, Red, Pink, or Blue.

Features

The Sony NWZ-E436F features easy to use menus with short cut icons, and it comes with storage capacity of either 4GB or 8GB. It also supports audio format such as AAC, MP3, PCM, WMA (protected and unprotected), video (MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, and WMV) as well as JPEG photo playback, plus user can use it as a flash drive, with the USB 2.0 support, to store other digital files for backup or transferring files. The device provides a built-in 5-band factory preset equalizer such as Pop, Jazz, Heavy, Custom and Unique that brings out the best sound mix for your music, plus two user preset equalizer. The NWZ-E436F has a built-in colour QVGA LCD display that measures 2.0-inch 262K colour TFT with 240-by-320-pixels that displays razor sharp videos, photos and album art in portrait or widescreen format. The display also feature a multi-lingual menu such as French, German, Korean, English, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese (simplified) and Chinese (traditional) languages. In the music submenu, items are sorted by ID3 tag into playlists, artists, albums, and so on, or navigate by folder (as it is arranged on your desktop). Tracks are split into sections of letters (A-B, C-E, and so forth) for speedy navigation, and you may browse albums by album art for a more visual experience. Album art can also be magnified on the playback screen. Below the 2-inch screen are the main playback controls which consist of a five-way control pad, a back/home button, and an option key that brings up various contextual menus. Sony includes a dedicated volume rocker on the right spine, as well as a hold switch. The bottom of the unit houses the standard 3.5mm headphone jack and a proprietary USB port. It is fitted with a Digital FM radio tuner with auto-scan function, 30 preset slot stations, Headphone cord FM antenna, tuner frequency range FM of 87.5 to 108 MHz, digital player response bandwidth of 20 to 20000 Hz, plus music playback modes such as repeat shuffle and one track repeat. Besides that, the device works with a variety of jukeboxes such as Windows Media Player or Rhapsody, or user can use the Sony Content Transfer application, which allows for drag and drop from any hard drive or from the iTunes interface. It is also compatible with Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later. The Sony NWZ-E436F is equipped with a USB (4 PIN USB Type A), one USB cable, and one Binaural Headphones Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm. It is powered by the built-in Lithium-ion rechargeable battery and when fully charged (recharge time of 4 hours), it is sufficient to power the device up to 45 hours for continuous audio playback and 8 hours for video playback. It measures in at 3.3-inch in height, 1.7-inch in width, 0.4-inch in depth and 1.8 ounces in weight.

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  • Problem charging

    I have bought 2 of these and each one is having the same problem. After a few months of use, I went to plug them in when the battery was low, and it would indicate "full" the second I plugged it in, without even charging. Anyone know how to fix this?

    Answered by rajussssssssssssss 2010-06-26:

    how can connect my

  • How to create a playlist file that I can use with the player?

    I created one using windows media player 11, but when I dragged the playlist into the player, it wasn't recognized, so I'm wondering, how is the way one creates a playlist for this player.

    Answered by nilufer 2009-05-11:

    To compose a playlist, just browse Flash Audio Player Tutorial. the necessary files and open them or add URL of stream online radio. You can check it online or the user's guide for

    Answered by Tashmuit 2009-10-23:

    Here's how to create a playlist on the NWZ-E436F Digital Media Player: 1. Make sure Windows is up and running on your PC. 2. Using the cable provided with your Player, connect it to any available USB port. 3. On the PC, run Windows Explorer. Make sure "Connected USB" shows in the Player readout. 4. In the left-hand panel of the Explorer, open 'My Computer\WALKMAN\Storage Media\MUSIC'. 5. In the right-hand panel, select the file(s) and/or folder(s) containing the music you wish to include in the playlist. 6. Right-click on any one of the objects you've selected and left-click on "Create Playlist". 7. In the new icon which appears near the bottom of the right-hand panel, enter the desired name of your playlist. If necessary, right-click on the icon, left-click on "Rename" then enter your playlist name. 8. Open the more

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