How to use the various screens on the Walkman

This topic explains the layout of the various screens with the playback screen () at the center. Flick the playback screen to switch to other screens (up/down/left/right).

Playback screen

You can control playback operations from the playback screen. You can also configure various settings for playback.

Library screen

You can select tracks from the library screen. Tracks are classified into various categories (such as [All Songs], [Album], [Artist], etc.).

You can switch to functions other than music playback (USB-DAC and Bluetooth Receiver).

Play Queue screen

You can check the list of tracks that the Walkman will play with the current settings.

Bookmark List screen

You can listen to tracks that you have registered to a bookmark list beforehand.

You can add tracks to bookmark lists on the playback screen, etc.

The following operations can be performed from this screen.

  • Adding tracks to a bookmark list.
  • Removing tracks from a bookmark list.
  • Changing the order of tracks in a bookmark list.
  • Adding tracks to playlists.
  • Checking the details of the track information.

Sound quality setting screens

You can adjust various sound quality settings.

You can save sound quality settings as presets. Up to 3 presets can be stored.

  • Equalizer/Tone Control
  • DC Phase Linearizer
  • Dynamic Normalizer
  • Vinyl Processor


  • You can also configure sound quality settings from the menu. Tap the menu items in the following order.
    – [Settings] – [Sound Settings] ([Sound]).

Basic operating buttons

There are 4 basic operating buttons at the bottom of each screen. These buttons may not always be active depending on the screen.

  • (back)

    Tap the button to return to the previous screen.

  • (go to playback screen)

    Tap the button to return to the playback screen.

  • (library)

    Tap the button to display the library screen.

  • (options/settings)

    Tap the button to display the option/setting menus.

    You can configure various settings for the Walkman.

    Available menu items may differ depending on the screen or settings. To configure the basic settings for the Walkman, select the [Settings] menu.

Basic playback operating buttons

There are basic playback operating buttons in the lower area of each screen.

  • (play) / (pause)

    Tap to start playback.
    While the Walkman is playing a track, tap to pause playback.

  • (fast-rewind)

    Tap the button to go back to the beginning of the current track or previous track. Hold down the button to fast-rewind playback.

  • (fast-forward)

    Tap the button to jump to the beginning of the next track. Hold down the button to fast-forward playback.

  • (shuffle play)

    Tap the button to shuffle playback.

  • (repeat play)

    Tap the button to repeat playback. You can choose to repeat one track or all tracks.


  • Drag the timeline bar to change the playback position in a track.

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