You can register your Digital Media Player online
For the MP-1527, you can charge your Digital Media Player by connecting it to a computer with the included USB cable for 4 hours with the On/Off switch on the bottom of the Player on the On position.
For the MP-1872, simply connect the player to a computer when the computer is on and it will charge. Depending on your computer settings and system, you may have to try the following steps:
1) Connect the device to computer
2) Wait one minute for the device to fully connect
3) In the task-bar on the lower right side of your computer screen near the time, find the Safely Remove Hardware icon, click on it, and then select your device from the list
4) Keep your MP-1872 plugged into your computer for 4 hours.
You can conserve battery by going into Settings, Setup, or System, selecting Power Off and adjusting the settings.
The driver for the Digital Media Player loads automatically. There is no need to download additional drivers.
Rip-Tunes Digital Media Players are compatible with Macs. On a Mac, you can drag your song(s) from iTunes or your desktop and place into your Digital Media Player.
To copy music from a CD to your Digital Media Player, you have to first copy the music from the CD to your computer. You can use Windows Media Player or a different program to copy the CD to your computer. After you have finished copying the CD, copy the music to your player along with all of your other music.
Please note that the music needs to be in .MP3 or .WMA format, so please make sure that the rip settings are set to .MP3 or .WMA.
Open My Computer
Find your player (By default usually named Removable Disk)
Find your music file(s) in a second window.
Drag and copy your music file(s) into the Digital Media player.
Connect your Digital Media Player to your computer using a USB cable. Once your computer recognizes the player, click to open it. You can then drag your music folder and drop it in the Digital Media Player.
Note: The music must be in .MP3 or .WMA format.
Music in .MP3 or .WMA formats work with all Rip-Tunes Digital Media Players.
First, find where your music is located on your computer. (It is usually, though not always, located in the file titled Music.)
Then, (1) Right click on a track (if you have albums, open an album till you get to the tracks).
(2) In the bottom of the menu that opens, select Properties.
(3) The second line in the window that opens will say which file type the music is in.
Please make sure it is in .MP3 or .WMA format.
First, attach your Digital Media Player to your computer with the included USB cable.
Then, (1) Select Finder
(2) In the sidebar, select your device.
(3) Locate and select one of your music files.
(4) On your keyboard, press Command +I
(5) Under General, next to Kind, check the type of file
This is because you are playing the wrong format music. Please make sure all music is in the .MP3 or WMA format before uploading the music to your Digital Media Player.
This may be because the music is in a .WAV file. You will need to convert the music before playing it. To convert your music, you will need to download an online music converter.
Make sure the volume is turned up and the earphones are plugged in and working.
Playlists are not supported by Rip-Tunes Digital Media players. However, you can make separate music folders on your computer and then transfer them onto your Digital Media Player which you can then play as playlists.
For the MP-1202 and the MP-1402, you can access these folders by selecting Music and then pressing the Mode wheel, making sure not to press the Play/Pause button. You can find the folders you have made by selecting Local File. To repeat the folder, press the Mode wheel while playing a song, select Repeat and then choose Repeat Folder.
For the MP-1527, you can access the folders by selecting Music and then selecting Browser. To repeat the folder, press and hold Play/Pause button for 2-3 seconds while a song is playing and select Repeat.
For the MP-1872, you can access the folders by selecting Music and then selecting Directory Listing. You can repeat the playlist by pressing and holding the M (Mode) button for 2-3 seconds. This will take you back to the main menu. At the main menu, go to Settings > Music > Repeat Mode and select Folder Repeat.
For the MP-1857, select Music and then press the M (Mode) button while the music is paused. Select Local Folder. Press the Back (\) option. Select which playlist you want to hear.
For the MP-2128, you can access the folders by going to Music > Dir List. You can repeat the playlist by pressing the repeat arrow on the screen.
This is because your Digital Media Player is set to Intro Mode.
How to exit Intro Mode:
For the MP-1527K, press and hold the play/ pause (>||) button for 3-4 seconds. When the menu comes up, select Repeat and choose how you would like to have your music played.
On the MP-1872, go to Settings > Music > Repeat Mode and choose how you would like to have your music played.
On the MP-1857, while a song is playing, press the M (Mode) button to access the menu. Go to Setting > Repeat and choose how you want your music played.
On the MP-2128, touch the earphones icon next to the playback bar.
Please refer to your Instruction Manual for more details.
Try to plug in your Digital Media Player in a different USB port.
Use a different USB cable, if applicable.
For the MP-1202 and MP-1402, try to use a new AAA battery.
For the MP-1527 and the MP-1872, plug it in to your computer with the computer and the Digital Media Player turned on. For the MP-1872, depending on your computer settings, you may have to safely eject the Player from your computer before charging.
Note: You will lose all saved data you may have on your device.
Step 1) Connect your Digital Media Player to a computer using the included USB cable.
Step 2) Click Start (the flag on the lower left corner)
Step 3) Click on My Computer or Computer
Step 4) Right- click on your device (by default usually named Removable Disk)
Step 5) Click on Format from the list of options (Make sure the Quick Format option is NOT checked)
Step 6) Click Start
Note: You will lose all saved data you may on your Digital Media Player.
This is because the files necessary to play your music takes up a small amount of room. This is normal.
If you wish, you could re-format your player. This will erase all of your data, so make sure you have all your data backed up on your computer. For instructions on how to format your Digital Media Player, please refer to the FAQ titled “How do I format my Digital Media Player?”
You can create an eBook by copying and pasting text to a new note in Notepad, and then saving the text as a .TXT file. You can then copy this file onto your Digital Media Player.
Step 1) Connect your device to a computer using the included USB cable
Step 2) When Autoplay opens, select Open Folder to Explore Files (or, if it doesn’t open, open My Computer and select your device)
Step 3) In a second window, select the .TXT (text) file you would like to copy to your player
Step 4) Drag and copy the .TXT file into your Digital Media Player
Step 5) Safely disconnect the player from the computer
The eBook will now be on your Digital Media Player.
This is because the player is full. We recommend connecting to your player to a computer to check which files you may want to remove and delete them.
For the MP-1202 and MP-1402, go to Replay Recordings (RPL), find the recording you want to delete, and then press the Mode button, making sure the recording is paused. In the menu that comes up, select Delete File or Delete All. Please note that some versions of the MP-1202 and MP-1402 don’t have a delete option. To delete recordings in these models, you would need to plug the Digital Media Player into your computer and open your Digital Media Player. You can then delete them from there.
For the MP-1527, go to Explorer > Record > Voice. Highlight the recording you wish to delete and press the M (Mode) button. Select and confirm Delete.
For the MP-1872, connect the Player to a computer. Open Removable Disk and locate the recording you wish to delete. Highlight the recording once you have located it and press delete.
For the MP-1857, go to Recordings. When the recording(s) are paused, press the M (Mode) button. Select Delete File or Delete All. Select the file you wish to delete. Confirm selection.
For the MP-2128, go to Explorer > Record. Select the recording you wish to delete and press Delete at the bottom of the screen