Sony NWZ-ZX1 manual

Sony NWZ-ZX1

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Quick Start Guide
©2014 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia
Please check the items in the package.
Carrying pouch (1)
Spacer (1)
USB cable (1)
Quick Start Guide (this manual)
Headphones are not supplied with your Walkman.
About the Operating System
Make sure that the OS is Windows XP*
(Service Pack 3 or later), Windows
(Service Pack 2 or later) or 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.
About the manuals
In addition to this Quick Start Guide, this model is accompanied by both
an excerpted version and a full version of the Help Guide that give more
detailed operating instructions.
Help Guide (Excerpted version):
You can view the Help Guide (Excerpted version) on a computer screen.
For details, see “How to Install the WALKMAN Guide and Media Go (for
Windows)” or “How to Install the Help Guide and Content Transfer (for
Help Guide (Full version):
You can access the full version of the Help Guide from the following URL.
When you view it with your Walkman, see “How to Use the Help Guide
on Your “WALKMAN”.
About volume operation (Only for
countries/areas complying with
European Directives)
An alarm (beep)* and warning [Check the volume level] are meant to
protect your ears when you raise the volume setting beyond a specific
level for the first time. You can cancel the alarm and warning by tapping
[OK] on the alert dialog.
* The alarm (beep) does not sound when connecting a Bluetooth audio
You can turn up the volume beyond the specific level after canceling the
alarm and warning.
After the initial warning, the alarm and warning repeat for every 20
cumulative hours that the volume is set beyond the specific level; when this
happens, the volume is changed to the initial setting automatically.
If the volume is set beyond the specific level and you turn off your Walkman,
the volume returns to the specific level automatically.
Initial Settings
1 Use the supplied USB cable to connect your
Walkman to a running computer and charge
the Walkman.
Your Walkman turns on.
If a large battery symbol is displayed while
you are charging your Walkman, the
remaining charge is still too low for the
Walkman to operate. The Walkman will
start automatically after being charged for
about 10 minutes.
2 If the USB connected screen appears, tap
to quit the screen, and then proceed to the
initial settings.
The language selection screen* appears.
* Depending on where you purchased your Walkman, the language
selection screen may not appear.
3 Select the desired language to be used to
display the End User License Agreement.
4 Make sure that you understand the terms of
the license agreement then tap [Agree].
The initial setup screen appears.
5 Tap .
6 Select the desired language.
How to Install the Supplied Software
How to Use Your “WALKMAN
Parts and Controls
Screen (touch screen)
Touch (tap) icons, items, etc., on the screen to operate your Walkman.
Headphone jack
Insert the headphone plug until it clicks into place. If the headphones are
connected improperly, the sound from the headphones will be impaired.
Sound is not emitted from the headphones connected to the headphone
jack when a Bluetooth connection is active. End the Bluetooth
WM-PORT jack
Connect the USB cable (supplied), or other accessories that support
WM-PORT (not supplied).
Strap hole
This is used to attach a strap (not supplied).
Built-in microphone
Built-in antenna
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS antennas are built-in.
(Power) button
Press: Turns the power on or the screen on/off.
Press and hold: Turns the power off. Your Walkman will be reset if you
press and hold the button for about 8 seconds.
VOL (Volume) “+”* and “–” buttons
Skip to the next music track, the next chapter of a video, or a scene
playing 5 minutes later. If you press and hold the button, tracks or videos
are fast-forwarded.
Play back or pause music tracks or videos.
Skip to the previous music track, the previous chapter of a video, or a
scene that played 5 minutes ago. If you press and hold the button, tracks
or videos are fast-rewinded.
RESET button
Press the RESET button with a pen or paper clip, etc., to reset your
N mark
Touch a Bluetooth device equipped with the NFC feature to this mark.
* There is a tactile dot on the button. Use it to help with button operations.
7 Tap to begin using your Walkman.
8 Set the Wi-Fi connection, Google account
and date/time, etc., following the
instructions shown on the screen.
Wi-Fi connection and Google account can also be set afterwards.
How to Install the WALKMAN Guide
and Media Go (for Windows)
1 Connect your Walkman to a running computer using
the supplied USB cable. Plug in the USB cable with
facing upward, making sure the connection is secure.
If [USB connected] appears on the screen, tap [Turn on USB storage] to
connect your Walkman.
If the following screen does not appear, swipe the status bar on the top
of the screen and tap [Turn on USB storage] on the notification panel.
Status bar
You can access your Walkman from the computer.
2 Select the following order with the computer.
Windows 7 or earlier: Select [Start] – [Computer] or [My Computer]
Windows 8: Select [Desktop] from [Start screen] to open [File
Explorer]. In the [Computer] list, select [WALKMAN] – [FOR_
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
If you have changed the USB connection mode, tap [Connected as USB
Storage] on the notification panel to go back to the previous mode.
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 computer.
The Help Guide is included in the WALKMAN Guide.
How to Install the Help Guide and
Content Transfer (for Mac)
1 Connect your Walkman to a running computer using
the supplied USB cable.
2 On the computer, select [WALKMAN] in the sidebar of
Finder, then open the [FOR_MAC] folder.
3 Double-click the installer icon of the desired software:
To install the Help Guide: [Help_Guide_Installer_for_Mac]
To install the Content Transfer software: [ContentTransfer.pkg]
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.

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Product specifications

Continuous audio playback time   32
Rechargeable   yes
Battery technology   Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery recharge time   3
Display diagonal   4 2011-05-04 11:27:54 2012-06-08 13:40:02 12 28 1 RPM 0000-00-00 00:00:00 2012-06-08 13:40:02 14 30 1 M 0000-00-00 00:00:00 2012-06-08 13:40:02 15 31 1 kHz 0000-00-00 00:00:00 2012-06-08 13:40:02 16 32 1 ° 0000-00-00 00:00:00 2012-06-08 13:40:02 17 33 1 x
Display resolution   854 x 480
Touchscreen   no
Display   TFT
Other features
MP3 playback   yes
USB connectivity   yes
File formats
Image formats supported   PNG
Audio formats supported   MP3, HE-AAC, FLAC, AIFF
Video formats supported   MPEG4
Type   MP4 player
Operating system installed   Android
Operating system version   4.1
Product colour   Black, Silver
Player media type Flash memory
Card reader integrated   -
Music memory capacity (songs)   20000
Video memory capacity   -
Total storage capacity   128 GB
Headphone connectivity   3.5 mm
Built-in speaker(s)   no
FM radio   -
Supported radio bands   -
Record modes
Voice recording -
Ports & interfaces
Interface   USB 2.0
Wi-Fi   yes
Wi-Fi standards   IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth   yes
Bluetooth version   3.0
Near Field Communication (NFC) yes
Built-in camera   no
Second camera   no
Weight & dimensions
Weight   139
Depth   13.5 mm
Height   122.3 mm
Width   59.7 mm
Packaging content
Headphones included   -
Pouch yes
Cables included USB
Quick start guide   yes