Energy Speaker Systems C-300 Speaker User Manual

Quick Start Guide
How to Install the Bundled Software
How to Use Your “WALKMAN”
©2012 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia
Transferring Music
How to Install the Bundled Software (Help guide included)
Please check the items in the package.
 “WALKMAN” (1)
 Headphones (1)
 Earbuds (Size S, L) (1)
 Speaker (RDP-NWT18) (1) (NWZ-E473K/E474K only)
 USB cable (1)
 Quick Start Guide (this manual)
 Software
The software is stored in the built-in flash memory of your Walkman, and
includes the following items:
Media Go
Help guide, etc.
For details on how to install it, see “How to Install the Bundled Software (Help
guide included)”.
From CDs, etc., using Media Go
1 Connect your Walkman to your computer.
Media Go supports data transfer from iTunes 10 to your Walkman.
By drag-and-drop using Windows Explorer
About the manuals
In addition to this Quick Start Guide, this model is accompanied by the Help
guide (HTML document) which you can view from the WALKMAN Guide.
For details, refer to “How to Install the Bundled Software (Help guide
*1 [Compatibility mode] for Windows XP is not supported.
2 Select the following order with the computer.
Select [start] - [Computer] or [My Computer] - [WALKMAN] [Storage Media].
3 Double-click [Setup.exe].
About Windows Operating System
Make sure that the OS is Windows XP (Service Pack 3 or later), Windows Vista*1
(Service Pack 2 or later) or Windows 7*1 (Service Pack 1 or later).
USB cable (supplied)
For details on transferring music, videos, photos or podcasts, refer to the Help
guide. The Help guide can be readily viewed from the WALKMAN Guide.
The install wizard appears.
 When you execute [Setup.exe], the [Setup.exe] file stored in the
[Storage Media] 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 shortcut
appears on the desktop of your computer.
5 Double-click
(WALKMAN Guide) on the
desktop to start the WALKMAN Guide.
For details on transferring music, etc., refer to the Help guide included
in the WALKMAN Guide.
How to Use your “WALKMAN”
How to use the Home menu
 Hint
You can start the WALKMAN Guide and Media Go from the [start] menu (displayed by
clicking [start]).
You can install the supplied software on another computer through the following
procedure even if you delete the [Setup.exe] file by formatting the built-in flash memory
of your Walkman. Copy the [Setup.exe] file and the [Install] folder from the [Backup]
folder of your computer to your Walkman. Then, connect your Walkman to another
computer on which you want to install the software and follow the above procedure
from step 2. The [Backup] folder can be found at
C:\Program Files*1\Sony\WALKMAN Guide\NWZ-E470\Backup
*1 [Program Files(x86)] may be displayed depending on the computer OS.
BACK/HOME button
5-way button
FM Radio
Voice Recording
Charging the Battery
The WALKMAN Guide includes the following items:
 Help guide
The following contents can be viewed in your web browser.
Details on how to use your Walkman
How to use software to transfer content to your Walkman
 Customer Registration Link
 Customer Support Link
 Other useful Links
Includes link information, etc., on the download site.
The bundled items differ depending on the country/region of purchase.
The battery for your Walkman is recharged while the Walkman is connected to a
running computer.
After executing [Setup.exe], you can use the free space in the [Storage Media] folder
more effectively by formatting the built-in flash memory of your Walkman. To format
the built-in flash memory of the Walkman, see “To initialize (format) your
“WALKMAN”” on the backside.
SensMe™ Channels
What can you do with the WALKMAN Guide ?
 Hint
Home menu
The Home menu appears when you press and hold the BACK/HOME button. The
Home menu is the starting point to play audio, search for songs, changing settings,
From the Home menu, you can select the desired item on the screen by using the 5way button.
Return to the previous screen.
3 hours
Unlimited *1
Go to song
playback screen
SensMe™ Channels
FM Radio
Voice Recording
Turning your “WALKMAN” On and Off
To turn on
Press any button.
To turn off
Press and hold the OPTION/PWR OFF
Noise Canceling
Unlimited *1
Go to song
playback screen
*1:This icon may not appear depending on the country/region in which you have
purchased your Walkman.
Parts and Controls
 BACK/HOME button
 5-way button*1
 (play/pause/confirm) button
/ buttons
/ buttons
 Headphone jack
 WM-PORT jack
Connect the USB cable (supplied), or peripheral devices (not supplied).
 Display
 VOL +*1/– button
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*1 for the first time.
You can cancel the alarm and warning by pressing any button.
Press to display the option menu.
If you press and hold this button, the screen turns off and your Walkman enters
standby mode.
 HOLD switch
 Strap hole
 Microphone
Use to make voice recordings.
 RESET button
Use a pen or paper clip, etc.
You can turn up the volume beyond the specific level* after canceling the alarm and
After the initial warning, the alarm and warning repeat for every 20 cumulative hours
that the volume is set beyond the specific level*1; 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 the Walkman, the
volume returns to the specific level*1 automatically.
*1 Specific level = [16]
*1 There are tactile dots. Use them to help with button operations.
If your Walkman does not function as expected, try the following steps to resolve
the issue.
1 Find the symptoms of the issue in “Troubleshooting” in the
Help guide (HTML document), and try any corrective
actions listed.
For details on connecting to a computer, see the tables on the right.
2 Connect your Walkman to your computer to charge the
You may be able to resolve some issues by charging the battery.
3 Press the RESET button with a pen
or paper clip, etc.
RESET button
Before resetting your Walkman, check that no
song, video, etc. is being played back. You can
then reset the Walkman safely.
4 Check information on the issue in
the Help of each software.
5 Look up information on the issue on one of the customer
support Web sites.
About the customer support Web sites, see “For the latest information”.
6 If the approaches listed above fail to resolve the issue,
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Your Walkman cannot
charge the battery.
 The USB cable is not connected to a USB connector
on your computer properly.
Disconnect the USB cable, and then reconnect it.
Use the supplied USB cable.
 The battery is charged in an ambient temperature out
of the range of 5 °C (41 °F) to 35 °C (95 °F).
You cannot charge the battery when the
appears. Charge the battery in an ambient
temperature of 5 °C (41 °F) to 35 °C (95 °F).
 The computer is not on.
Turn on the computer.
 Your computer has entered Sleep or Hibernation
Release the computer from Sleep or Hibernation
 A USB hub is being used.
Connecting your Walkman via a USB hub may not
work. Connect the Walkman directly to your
computer using the USB cable (supplied).
 The operating system installed on the computer is not
supported by your Walkman.
To charge the Walkman, connect the Walkman to a
computer with the operating system that is
supported by the Walkman.
 You have not used your Walkman for more than a
Depending on the conditions under which the
Walkman is used, the battery may have been
deteriorated. Consult your nearest Sony dealer.
[Connected USB. The
 The USB cable is not connected to a USB connector
player cannot be
on your computer properly.
operated.] or [Connected Disconnect the USB cable, and then reconnect it.
USB (MTP). The player
Use the supplied USB cable.
cannot be operated.]
 A USB hub is being used.
does not appear when
Connecting your Walkman via a USB hub may not
connected to the
work. Connect the Walkman directly to your
computer with the USB
computer using the USB cable (supplied).
cable (supplied) (The
 The USB connector on your computer may have a
computer does not
recognize your
Connect your Walkman to another USB connector
on your computer.
[Connected USB. The
player cannot be
operated.] or [Connected
USB (MTP). The player
cannot be operated.]
does not appear when
connected to the
computer with the USB
cable (supplied) (The
computer does not
recognize your
 When you use your Walkman for the first time, or
when the battery is low, it may take the Walkman
about 30 seconds to display the message after
connected to a computer. This is not a malfunction.
 The software authentication may be performed and it
may take rather a long time. Wait for a while.
 The software installation has been failed.
Reinstall the software by using the installer. The
imported data will remain untouched.
 The computer is running another software other than
the one used for transferring.
Disconnect the USB cable, wait a few minutes, and
reconnect it. If the problem persists, disconnect the
USB cable, restart the computer, and then
reconnect the USB cable.
Your Walkman becomes  A USB hub or USB extension cable is being used.
unstable while it is
Connecting your Walkman via a USB hub or
connected to the
extension cable may not work. Connect the
Walkman directly to your computer using the USB
cable (supplied).
When double-clicking
 Install the bundled software after installing Windows
[Setup.exe] to install the
Media Player 11 or later. For details on Windows
bundled software,
Media Player, refer to the following web site:
[Setup.exe] does not
execute, and the
Properties window
To initialize (format) your “WALKMAN”
You can format the built-in flash memory of your Walkman. If the memory is
formatted, all files including the Help guide (HTML document) will be erased
and all setting values returned to their defaults. Be sure to verify the files stored
in memory prior to formatting, and then export any necessary files to the hard
disk of your computer or other device beforehand.
1 Press and hold the BACK/HOME button until the Home
menu appears.
2 Select
About the headphones
Avoid playing the unit at so loud a volume that extended play might affect your
At a high volume outside sounds may become inaudible. Avoid listening to the
unit in situations where hearing must not be impaired, for example, while
driving or cycling.
As the supplied headphones are of open-air design, sounds go out through the
headphones. Remember not to disturb those close to you.
License and Trademark Notice
[Settings] – [Common Settings] – [Reset/
Format] – [Format] – [Yes] – [Yes] in this order.
Refer to the Help guide (HTML document).
Press the /// button to select the item, and then press the 
button to confirm.
When initialization finishes, [Memory formatted.] appears.
When replacing the headphones/earphones, please refer to the model of the headphones/
earphones adapted to your unit that appears below.
MDR-EX083E (for NWZ-E473/E474/E475/E473K/E474K)
MDR-NC033E (for NWZ-E573/E574/E575)
Do not format the built-in flash memory using Windows Explorer. If you
format the built-in flash memory, format it on your Walkman.
For users in France
At high volume, prolonged listening to the personal audio player can
damage the user’s hearing.
Owner’s Record
The model and serial numbers are located on the back of the player. Record them in the
space provided below. Refer to these numbers in the spaces whenever you call upon your
Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. ________________________
Serial No. ________________________
For the latest information
If you have any questions or issues with this product, or would like information on
compatible items with this product, visit the following web sites.
For customers in the USA:
For customers in Canada:
For customers in Europe:
For customers in Latin America:
For customers in other countries/regions:
For customers who purchased the overseas models: