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Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12

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Firmware is the software code that powers your Clip Zip.  You can think of it as the operating system.  SanDisk actively and periodically updates the capabilities, functionality, and reliability of the Firmware.  For an optimal experience with your Clip Zip, SanDisk recommends that you update your Firmware with each new release.  It’s fast, easy, and free!


 
The Sansa Clip Zip ships with firmware version 01.01.12. To Reload your firmware please use the manual firmware insalation instructions 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 Clip Zip
  • Navigate to Settings on the menu of the device 
  • Scroll down to System Settings
  • Scroll Down to USB Mode
  • Select MSC


 Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12 Download and Installation instructions


Manual Firmware Update (Download and Instructions)
Manual Firmware Update (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.
 
• Remove any external card from the Clip Zip before performing firmware update
• Ensure your battery is > 50% full. 
• Plug in your Sansa Clip Zip to your computer. 
• Extract the clpza.bin file from the .zip file you just downloaded into a folder on your computer.
• Once extracted, drag the file to the root directory of your Sansa Clip Zip. 
• Disconnect the Sansa Clip Zip and let the firmware update begin. 
• Once it finally finishes doing its update, it will turn itself off. 
• Turn the Clip Zip 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 01.01.12"x".
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Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12

I think you have a typo in the download link, should be:

 

http://mp3support.sandisk.com/firmware/clipzip/clipzip01.01.12.zip

 

BTW, nice to see its still the (fantastic) Clip+ hardware inside Smiley Happy

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Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12

Note that, after applying the firmware, you will need to re-set some of your player's settings, if changed from the default.  E.g. FM presets, USB mode, 12-24 hour time. 

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Registered: ‎09-23-2008

Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12

Is there the shipping FW or was there a change already?  I couldn't find release notes for it.

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Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12

This is the initial release firmware as shipped with the Clip Zip.

 

Bob  Smiley Very Happy

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Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12

HI,

I got the new Sansa Clip Zip from sandisk today. Its very cool I love itSmiley Happy

I also downloaded the Zip firmware, and i am trying to remove the radio as i did on my sansa Clip+ with the clpp.bin

I changed the clpza = to clpzg to remove it , but it dosent work the same as all other firmware did .I tried G=P=S but none work

I would appreciate any help!

 

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Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12


@UbTapes wrote:

HI,

I got the new Sansa Clip Zip from sandisk today. Its very cool I love itSmiley Happy

I also downloaded the Zip firmware, and i am trying to remove the radio as i did on my sansa Clip+ with the clpp.bin

I changed the clpza = to clpzg to remove it , but it dosent work the same as all other firmware did .I tried G=P=S but none work

I would appreciate any help!

 

Dont bother eding that stuff. Just go to settings>customize> And then deselect radio. It will go away.

 


 


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Registered: ‎08-31-2011

Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12

Hi,

Thanks for the reply,

I know this, but I am looking for a real solution, its too easy to turn it back on

We are selling it to communites were radio is not allowed! so I need a permanant solution or something like the clppg.bin which we had for the sansa clip +

Is there a more effective solution for that?

 

I would appreciate any help

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Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12

This functionality will be added in a future firmware update. To answer the next question no we do not have an ETA for when it will be added.

 

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slotmonsta

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Re: Sansa Clip Zip Firmware 01.01.12


@slotmonsta wrote:

This functionality will be added in a future firmware update. To answer the next question no we do not have an ETA for when it will be added.

 

Forum Admin

slotmonsta


Pleasepleaseplease add back in the elapsed time for a track along with track no./total track listing like in the old Clip/Clip+.  Smiley Happy