3.4 Connect and charge
Your player will be charged when connected to the PC.
3.4.1 Use the supplied USB cable
Connect the supplied USB cable to PC for charging and data transfer. However, your PC must have hi-power capability in order to perform charging. Note Charge your player for at least 5 hours before using it for the first time. The battery* will be fully charged (100%) in 4 hours. The player is fully charged when the charging animation stops and is displayed.
Your fully charged player will allow up to 15 hours* of music playback or 4 hours* of video playback.
3.4.2 Battery level indication
The approximate power levels of your battery are indicated as follows: Full Two-thirds full Half full Low Empty
Note When the batteries are almost empty, the low battery screen blinks. Your player will power down in less than 60 seconds. Your player will save all settings and unfinished recordings before it powers down.
Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings.