General Information

  • Charging time and playback time depend on the following conditions.
    • The number of times you have charged the battery
    • Operating temperature
  • When the battery is sufficiently charged but the battery life has dropped to about half of its normal span, the battery may be worn out.
  • A lithium-ion rechargeable battery is built into the Walkman. When you store the Walkman for long periods of time, check the following to prevent the deterioration of the built-in battery.
    • Store the Walkman at temperatures from 5 °C to 35°C (41 ºF to 95 ºF).
    • To prevent deterioration of the battery, charge the battery at least once every 6 months.

  • When you use the Walkman in a cold location, the onscreen display may become dark or may not respond quickly. However, these are not malfunctions.
  • You feel mild tingling against your ears particularly in dry air conditions.
    This is a result of static electricity accumulated in the body.
    This effect can be minimized by wearing clothes made from natural materials.
  • Sony is not responsible for user data even if the following problems occur due to defects in the Walkman or a computer.
    • Recording or downloading of data is incomplete.
    • Data (such as music) is damaged or deleted.

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