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slotmonsta
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Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.33

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Follow the instructions below to verify the hardware revision of your Fuze before proceeding. 
 
  • Turn on your Fuze 
  • Select Settings from the main menu 
  • Select System Settings 
  • Select Info  
  • Verify the Version #
Revision 1 = 1.XX.XX (example: 1.02.28)
Revision 2 = 2.XX.XX (example: 2.02.28)
 
If your Sansa Fuze is a Revision 1 please proceed to the Revision 1 download and installation instructions.
If your Sansa Fuze is a Revision 2 please proceed to the Revision 2 download and installation instructions.

Let me start off by saying that majority of people will be able to update his/her firmware through the Sansa Firmware Updater. There is even a how-to video that explains the process. If for any reason the aforementioned steps do not work for you, then please feel free to continue by trying the more "computer savy" steps, described below.
 
SanDisk has just released the 01.02.31 and 02.03.33 firmware revisions for the Sansa Fuze. Download links and the release notes are available below.

 
Windows Users can Connect the device in any Mode and follow the instructions below.
 
Mac and Linux users can connect their Fuze in MSC or Auto Detect mode and follow the instructions below. 
 
MSC mode instructions:
  • Turn on the Fuze
  • Navigate to "Settings" on the menu of the device itself 
  • Next select "System Settings"
  • Next, navigate to "USB Mode" and select "MSC"
  

 Sansa Fuze Firmware 01.02.31 download and installation instructions

 
Update using the Sansa Firmware Updater
For Sansa Firmware Updater - Click here to download  

Manual Firmware Update download and Instructions 
All Regions - Click here to download
 
All languages are now in one firmware version. After firmware update you will need to select your Language and Region preference.
 
• Ensure your battery is > 50% full. 
• Extract the .zip file into a folder on your computer. 
• Once extracted, drag the file to the root directory of your Sansa Fuze. 
• Disconnect the Sansa Fuze and let it begin the firmware update. 
• Once it finally finishes doing its update, it will turn itself off. 
• Turn the Fuze on Select your language and region preference 
• Once its back to the main menu, head to "Settings" > "System Settings" > "Info", and verify the "Version" is now 01.02.31"x".
 
 

Sansa Fuze Firmware 02.03.33 download and installation instructions

 
 
For Sansa Firmware Updater - Click here to download
All Regions - Click here to download
 
All languages are now in one firmware version. After firmware update you will need to select your Language and Region preference.
 
• Ensure your battery is > 50% full. 
• Extract the .zip file into a folder on your computer. 
• Once extracted, drag the two files to the root directory of your Sansa Fuze. 
• Disconnect the Sansa Fuze and let it begin the firmware update. 
• Once it finally finishes doing its update, it will turn itself off. 
• Turn the Fuze on Select your language and region preference 
• Once its back to the main menu, head to "Settings" > "System Settings" > "Info", and verify the "Version" is now 02.03.31"x".
 
  

  Sansa Fuze Firmware 01.02.31 Release Notes

This firmware has several bug fixes and enhancements, as listed below. Upon completion of firmware upgrade, the device will turn off.  Power on device to complete the upgrade process.  If device does not initiate or complete, press & hold the Power switch for 10 seconds to reset the device and then release and press again to restart.
  
Enhancements:
Max volume level is lowered in Normal volume setting to comply with new European Union requirement
Playback performance of mono WAV and FLAC files is improved
 
Bugs Fixed:
Some language strings are incorrect
Device hangs during playback of corrupted OGG files
Minor audio distortion when browsing song list during microSD card playback
Audiobook and podcast counts are not correct in Info screen
Device restarts or freezes when Replay Gain is selected
Main menu bitmaps are corrupted after playing AAX files


Known Issues:
Some language strings are still in English
Refresh database progress bar doesn’t scale with time
Refresh database takes a long time for 6000+ songs
PlayPrevious and Rating info is lost following slotRadio card insertion
 
  

  Sansa Fuze Firmware 02.03.33 Release Notes 

This firmware has several bug fixes and enhancements, as listed below. Upon completion of firmware upgrade, the device will turn off.  Power on device to complete the upgrade process.  If device does not initiate or complete, press & hold the Power switch for 10 seconds to reset the device and then release and press again to restart. 

 Enhancements:
  • Max volume level is lowered in Normal volume setting to comply with new European Union requirement
  • Playback performance of mono WAV and FLAC files is improved
  • French and Russian language translation updates
 
Bugs Fixed:
  • Some language strings are incorrect
  • Device hangs during playback of corrupted OGG files
  • Minor audio distortion when browsing song list during microSD card playback
  • Audiobook and podcast counts are not correct in Info screen
  • Device restarts or freezes when Replay Gain is selected
  • Main menu bitmaps are corrupted after playing AAX files
  •  Device restarts/freezes afterchanging backlight to 10 sec
  •  Short video glitch at the beginningof playback 

Known Issues:
  • Some language strings are still in English
  • Refresh database progress bar doesn’t scale with time
  • Refresh database takes a long time for 6000+ songs
  • PlayPrevious and Rating info is lost following slotRadio card insertion 
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Njones
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31

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Is this an improvement over .28 or should I keep.26. I also don't see any mention of implementing gapless playback! :robotmad:!

 

Having your Fuze running smoothly, and correcting ReplayGain, were priorities.  Please refrain from the popular three-letter abbreviation, as this is a public forum.

 

"Gapless" is a separate issue, with unique considerations.  Let's keep this firmware thread on topic, as it's best to discuss installation issues in this thread.

 

µsansa

The Sansa Mod Team

Message Edited by microsansa on 01-20-2010 06:27 PM
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JK98
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31

Very disappointing. I was hoping for some added functionality, especially variable speed playback with automatic pitch correction. I guess there aren't many developers at Sandisk who realize how important this is for those who listen to many lectures, podcasts, and audiobooks. Some people speak so slowly that it is agonizing to listen to them at less than 1.4x or 1.5x.
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Njones
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31

Sorry! I listen to a lot of live music and gapless is very important to me.
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Conversionbox
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31


Njones wrote:
Sorry! I listen to a lot of live music and gapless is very important to me.
It is to many people. However there were bugs that made many people's players not work at all, and that required major work-arounds. So getting that fixed was obviously the top priority. Gapless may happen someday but I wouldn't hold my breath. 

 


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TomJensen
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31

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Message Edited by TomJensen on 05-03-2010 06:40 PM
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Wolf-6
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Registered: ‎11-29-2009
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31

This is sad that you all are still complaning, yes I see your points but still.
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Black-Rectangle
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31

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Disabling Autoplay is a good idea, not just for the Fuze but even more so for general security. It's really not a good idea for Windows to run every autoexec.bat on every CD you insert or USB drive you connect to the computer. 

 

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/disable-autoplay-of-audio-cds-and-usb-drives/

Message Edited by Black-Rectangle on 01-26-2010 07:59 PM
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kevcal
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Registered: ‎01-21-2010
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31

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Mmmm...

 

So now there's no setting to set volume between normal/max??

This makes the fuze completely useless to me as it no longer has enough gain to power my car stereo...

 

Is this option only removed in the European version?

 

EDIT:

As found in this thread - just reset factory defaults and select "Rest of World" and it's back - thanks neutron_bob :smileyhappy:

Message Edited by kevcal on 01-21-2010 03:49 AM
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Marvin_Martian
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Re: Sansa Fuze Firmware Update 01.02.31 & 02.03.31


Black-Rectangle wrote:

Disabling Autoplay is a good idea, not just for the Fuze but even more so for security.

 

http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/disable-autoplay-of-audio-cds-and-usb-drives/


I always had mine set so that when I plugged the Fuze V1 in, it would open files and folder for viewing, and it caused no problems, or security risks, for that matter. 

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