These alternatives to the i Pods that most of the world has fallen in love with were less expensive than an i Pod of the same capacity, and had some nice features such as an FM radio and voice recorder.
I had problems with the m240s as soon as I started loading music onto them.
I spent hours upon hours editing the ID3 tags in the albums, podcasts and audiobooks I was loading onto the Sansa, to no avail. I also came away from the experience questioning whether Sandisk designed and produced the Sansa product line in-house, or whether they are branding someone else’s players with the Sandisk name.
It is similar to previous Clip models, with a larger screen and longer battery life, but with no voice recorder. A micro SDHC card slot is provided to increase the storage capacity, but it does not support slot Radio.
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We purchased an identical set of Sandisk Sansa m240 (1GB) MP3 players in November, 2005.
Some audiobooks have more than 1,000 tracks, each of which are a few minutes long. I would provide Sandisk with details on how to reproduce the problems I was experiencing, but couldn’t get them to acknowledge the problems.
I communicated the problems I was having to Sandisk’s tech support people, who assured me that firmware updates would solve my problems. I went back and forth with Sandisk via their website, via e-mails and by phone over a period of about six months. They had me doing things that they should have been doing themselves, like preparing sets of test files and sending them to their tech support people.
The steps below solve most issues using compatible MP3 players with Napster 6. Check that PC date and time matches current day and time8. Make sure your MP3 player is compatible with Napster2. Unplug & replug MP3 player into a different USB port5. For MP3 player synchronization issues: To get your Sansa working again, you'll need to reset the Windows Media DRM on your computer, and reformat your Sansa.
Do not connect your Android, i Phone, i Pod Touch, i Pad, or Windows phone to our software. Napster is not compatible with i Pod Nano, i Pod Shuffle, i Pod Classic, Sony Walkman, or Philips MP3 players. Sorry this is required, but Microsoft forced us to move our Windows Media DRM server from Windows Server 2003 to 2008 and this has caused someclient problems with the DRM.