Parts and controls

Illustration showing the parts and controls of the player. Hold the player so that the touch screen faces you. The side with several buttons and a switch should be on the right. The left side should have a card slot. The following is a list of items on each side. Front: the built-in antenna in the bottom right area and the charge lamp at the bottom left. Left side: the microSD card slot in the lower area. Right side, from the top: the power button, volume plus button, volume minus button, next track button, play or pause button, previous track button, and the HOLD switch. Bottom side: the USB Type-C port on the left and the strap hole on the right. Top side: the headphone jack (Balanced Standard) on the left and the headphone jack (Stereo Mini) on the right. Back: the built-in microphone in the bottom right area.

  1. Touch screen

    Tap icons or items on the screen to operate the player.

  2. Built-in microphone

    You can use the built-in microphone to input sound. Do not cover the microphone while you use it.

  3. Built-in antenna

    The Wi-Fi antenna and Bluetooth antenna are built in. Do not cover the antennas while you use them.

  4. Charge lamp

    The lamp lights up while the player is charging.

  5. USB Type-C port

    Connect the player to a running computer with the supplied USB Type-C cable. You can charge the player or enjoy the music on a computer with the USB-DAC function.

  6. Strap hole

    Attach a strap (not supplied).

  7. (power) button
    • Press the button to turn the screen on or off.
    • Hold down the button for 5 seconds to turn on the player.
    • Hold down the button for 2 seconds to turn off or restart the player.
    • If operations become unstable, hold down the button for 10 seconds to force the player to restart.
  8. +(*1)/- (volume) buttons

    Press the buttons to adjust the volume.

  9. Playback operating buttons

    (play/pause) (*1): Press the button to start or pause playback.

    (previous track)/ (next track): Press the buttons to jump to the beginning of the current track, previous track, or next track.

    Hold down the buttons to fast-rewind or to fast-forward playback.

  10. HOLD (hold) switch

    Slide the switch to lock the playback operating buttons and +/- (volume) buttons on the player. You can avoid operating the buttons accidentally.

    • Locked (inoperable)

      Illustration of the HOLD switch in the locked position

    • Released (operable)

      Illustration of the HOLD switch in the released position

  11. microSD card slot (The card slot is inside the slot cover.)

    Insert a microSD card (not supplied) until it clicks into place.

  12. microSD card slot cover

    Open the cover to insert a microSD card.

  13. Headphone jack (Balanced Standard) (*2)
    • Connect headphones with a balanced standard plug. Push in the headphone plug until it clicks into place. Connect the headphones properly. Otherwise, the output sound will be impaired.
    • Connect passive headphones (*3) to the headphone jack (Balanced Standard) only. If you use an audio cable to connect the headphone jack (Balanced Standard) to the line-in jack of an audio device, it may damage the device.

      Illustration of a balanced standard plug

  14. Headphone jack (Stereo Mini) (*2)

    Connect headphones with a stereo mini plug. Push in the headphone plug until it clicks into place. Connect the headphones properly. Otherwise, the output sound will be impaired.

*1There are tactile dots on the (play/pause) button and the + (volume) button. The tactile dots can help you operate the buttons without looking at them.

*2When headphones are connected to both headphone jacks (Stereo Mini and Balanced Standard), output from one headphone jack (Balanced Standard) will be prioritized.

*3Passive headphones: Headphones without a Noise canceling function or Bluetooth function.

The contents of the Help Guide may be subject to change without notice due to updates to the product's specifications.