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shahab
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Registered: ‎07-23-2012
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Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17

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I've just bought a new Sansa Clip+ which has come with the new version of 01.02.17 Firmware. I Rockboxed it with latest available version on this forum (01.02.16). Rockbox wasn't for me and I uninstalled it. As the result my current version is 01.02.16 and I am just wondering how I can upgrade it again (Sansa auto-update does not have any update for 01.02.16).

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thomastrevor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-15-2012
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17

hi

my mp3 player, player music but the volume is very low, the music list does not show on my pc.

it says that all music, podcast, record files are all empty.

what can i do

pat

SanDisk Guru
JK98
Posts: 2,764
Registered: ‎09-13-2008
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17

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There is no 01.02.17 firmware available. The update is 01.02.18

 

http://forums.sandisk.com/t5/Sansa-Clip-Sansa-Clip/Sansa-Clip-Firmware-Update-01-02-18/td-p/280756

SanDisk Guru
Tapeworm
Posts: 15,096
Registered: ‎04-17-2008
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17

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JK98 wrote:

There is no 01.02.17 firmware available. The update is 01.02.18

 


 

This happened before (not necessarily on this particular model) where new players started coming out with a slightly updated firmware version that was not posted anyway for download. So Sandisk released basically the same firmware update but with a different number to differeniate the two.

 

I'm assuming the recent, relatively minor firmware update named 01.02.18 is virtually the same as what has been comng out on the latest production run of players, 01.02.17.

 

I'll bet this kind of stuff confuses & frustrates the bejesus out of the developers over at Rockbox though.

 

For now anyway, I'd recommend using the 01.02.16 f/w version for any Rockbox installation. Hopefully theyr'e caught up on this one. :smileylol:

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Miikerman
Posts: 7,357
Registered: ‎12-11-2007
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17

I assume you just updated your firmware--this can change some settings.

 

First, under System Settings, set your USB mode to what you had before--either MSC mode or MTP.  Your computer now will see your files.

 

Second, do you have a Loudness setting under your Settings?  If so, set it to high.  If not, the software is limiting the volume--this can happen if you choose the EU as your region with the new firmware.  Reapply the latest firmware and choose the U.S. or Rest of World as your region (or Reset under Settings and do the same).

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JK98
Posts: 2,764
Registered: ‎09-13-2008
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17

This seems strange. This is the first I have heard of the 01.02.17 firmware. Most people thought that Sandisk stopped making the Clip+ more than a year ago when the Clip Zip came out, however the appearance of players packaged with this new firmware seems to imply that the Clip+ was still being made relatively recently, and might even still be made now?

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Miikerman
Posts: 7,357
Registered: ‎12-11-2007
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17

The Clip+ has been continually sold the past year, by such major retailers as Amazon.

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Marvin_Martian
Posts: 4,898
Registered: ‎11-17-2008
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17


Miikerman wrote:

The Clip+ has been continually sold the past year, by such major retailers as Amazon.


That doesn't mean anything.....could have all been NOS. 

iPod Touch 5G 32GB, Touch 4G 32GB, Clip Sport 8GB.
Rockbox-> Clip Zip 4GB, iPod Nano 2G 4GB, iPod 5.5G 80GB
2012 Nexus 7 32GB, Asus MeMoPad 8 16+64GB, LG Optimus G Pro, Nokia Lumia 900, Nokia Lumia 520

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Miikerman
Posts: 7,357
Registered: ‎12-11-2007
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17


Marvin_Martian wrote:

Miikerman wrote:

The Clip+ has been continually sold the past year, by such major retailers as Amazon.


That doesn't mean anything.....could have all been NOS. 


If you mean "new old stock," I find that unlikely for a year, especially given Amazon's voume of sales.

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JK98
Posts: 2,764
Registered: ‎09-13-2008
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Re: Sansa Clip+ Firmware Update 01.02.17

The original Clip was being sold for well over a year after the Clip+ came out. We didn't see clip players suddenly appearing with a new firmware installed on them a year after the Clip+ came out.