10-15-2007 04:52 PM
I have the Sansa e280 and I noticed the following bugs/irritations in it. I just want to bring them up so that you can push Sandisk to fix them in the next firmware update:
1. While listening to a song, if I set the volume to level '1' then I go to the next or previous song, I lose the audio. To get the audio back, I have to increase the volume for each new song. In other words, I can't set the volume to level '1' then skip to other songs.
2. When I set the volume to a certain level and then turn the device Off, the next time I turn it On I lose the volume level that I have previously set. The Sansa does not retain the last volume level set before switched to Off.
3. If I set the volume to level '0' then back to level '1' no audio is heard. I have to set it to level '2' in order to get back the audio.
4. When I set the volume level to '1', which is the minimum I could go at, the audio level is still loud. This is especially true in a quite environment.
10-15-2007 06:01 PM
Same problem with my e280, level 1 works for one audio file and the next audio file is silent. It would be nice to have more levels for the audio, as level 1 can still be quite loud. I am considering buying headphones with volume control to deal with the issue.
Search function could be improved. When you are dealing with a song, it is fine not to be able to scan through very fast, but when it is a podcast, it is quite annoying. Search function could be configured and was much faster on my old i-River. I find that list of settings is quite limited on the sansa compared to the i-river.
Finally, the sleep timer function would be great.
I understand that there is an alternative firmware (Rockbox) that adds most of these functions, but I am not too sure about problems that can be encountered. Has anybody done the move?