Sony NWZ-W273S manual

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Please check the items in the package.
“WALKMAN” (1) USB cradle (1)
Earbuds (1 set)
Swimming earbuds (1 set)
Adjustment band (1)
Quick Start Guide (this manual)
Using your Walkman while Swimming
About the Operating System
Make sure that the OS is Windows XP*
(Service Pack 3 or later), Windows
(Service Pack 2 or later), Windows 7*
(Service Pack 1 or later), or
Windows 8.
Excluding 64-bit OS versions.
[Compatibility mode] for Windows XP is not supported.
For a Mac computer, make sure that the OS is Mac OS X v10.6 or later.
Not supported by OSs other than above
Tactile dot
Headphone section
P.LIST (Playlist)/
SHUF(Shuffle) button
VOL +*
/– button
OPR (Operation) lamp
Power lock switch
(Power) button
Previous button
Next button
RESET button
There are tactile dots. Use them to help with button operations.
To connect your Walkman to a computer, the Walkman must be attached
to the USB cradle correctly.
1 Dry the terminals of your Walkman ()
using a soft dry cloth if needed.
2 Attach your Walkman to the USB cradle.
Make sure that the terminals of your Walkman () and the
USB cradle () are in contact with each other.
3 Connect your Walkman to an operating
computer using the USB cradle.
If a screen appears presenting a choice of actions, click
“Cancel. Charging starts.
Make sure that the OPR lamp window on the USB cradle
lights up in red.
OPR lamp
Notes on charging by using the computer
Charge the battery when the OPR lamp blinks in red rapidly.
While the battery is charging, the OPR lamp indicates the charging status of
your Walkman.
You can see the status of the OPR lamp through the OPR lamp window on
the USB cradle.
Lights up in red: Being charged
Turns off: Charged fully or not being charged
Charging time is approx. 1.5 hours.
When your Walkman has been fully charged, disconnect it from the
For a Mac computer, click the eject icon of [WALKMAN] in the sidebar of
Finder to disconnect your Walkman.
The Walkman will not charge if the computer enters a power saving mode
such as Sleep or Hibernate, and will discharge in this case.
When you use your Walkman for the first time, or if you have not used the
Walkman for a long time, it may take a few minutes to be recognized by the
computer, even if charging has already started (the OPR lamp lights up in
red). Check that the computer recognizes your Walkman after you have
connected it to the computer for about 5 minutes.
Attaching Your Walkman to the USB Cradle (Supplied) and Charging the Battery Parts and Controls
Quick Start Guide
How to Install the Supplied Software
How to Use Your “WALKMAN
About the manuals
This Quick Start Guide only describes the basic operating
instructions and how to install the supplied software.
For detailed information and operating instructions, refer to the Help
Guide (HTML document) included in the supplied software after
©2013 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia 4-476-039-12(1)
Access to the online Help Guide (Full version).
Installing WALKMAN Guide and Media Go (for
1 Connect your Walkman to a running
computer using the USB cradle (supplied).
2 Select the following order with the
Windows 7 or earlier: Select [Start] – [Computer] or [My Computer]
– [WALKMAN] – [Storage Media] – [FOR_WINDOWS].
Windows 8: Select [Desktop] from [Start screen] to open [File
Explorer]. In the [Computer] list, select [WALKMAN] – [Storage Media]
3 Double-click [Setup.exe].
The install wizard appears.
When you execute [Setup.exe], the [Setup.exe] file stored
in the [FOR_WINDOWS] folder of your Walkman is copied
to your computer for backup, and WALKMAN Guide and
Media Go are installed to your computer.
If [Setup.exe] does not start, copy the [Setup.exe] file to
your desktop, then double-click it.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
After the install wizard finishes, the WALKMAN Guide and
Media Go shortcuts appear on the desktop of your
The Help Guide is included in the WALKMAN Guide.
Installing the Help Guide and the Content Transfer
software (for Mac)
1 Connect your Walkman to a running
computer using the USB cradle (supplied).
2 On the computer, select [WALKMAN] in the
sidebar of Finder, then open the [FOR_MAC]
3 Double-click the installer icon of the desired
To install the Help Guide:[Help_Guide_Installer_for_Mac]
To install the Content Transfer software: [ContentTransfer.
4 Follow the on-screen instructions.
After the installer finishes, the alias (shortcut) of the installed
software (Help Guide or the Content Transfer software)
appears on the desktop of your computer.
Before you attempt to delete the software from your Walkman, copy the
[FOR_MAC] folder to your Mac computer as a backup if necessary.
How to Install the Supplied Software

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Hello. I had a problem with my Sony NWZ-W273S. I can't hear the music. I total charge and is green the light. But the music don't play. I bought it 05 may 2016 and stop playing the music since december. I hope you can help me. Best regards, Erick Perdomo

Erick Perdomo, 2017-01-17 19:27:53

Product specifications

Brand Sony
Model NWZ-W273S
Product Mp3 Player
EAN 4905524968231
Language English
Productgroup MP3 players
Filetype PDF
Product colour White
Other features
MP3 playback
Internal storage capacity 4GB
Continuous audio playback time 8
Battery technology -
Battery recharge time 1.5
Type MP3 player
Player media type Flash memory
Total storage capacity 4GB
Card reader integrated
Music memory capacity (songs) -
Video memory capacity -
File formats
Audio formats supported AAC, LPCM, MP3, WMA
Headphone connectivity -
Built-in speaker(s)
MP3 bit rates 32 - 320Kbit/s
WMA bit rates 32 - 192Kbit/s
FM radio
Supported radio bands Not supported
Record modes
Voice recording
Ports & interfaces
Interface USB 2.0
Built-in camera
Second camera
System requirements
USB required
Weight & dimensions
Weight 29
Depth -mm
Height -mm
Width -mm
Packaging content
Headphones included
Batteries included
Warranty card
Cables included USB
Quick start guide