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Smartphones have gradually been replacing the need for MP3 players,  however, if you find yourself in the situation of needing one, luckily their near-obsolete status means they won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Whether you are just needing a lightweight music player for the gym or aren’t a huge fan using your phone as an audio device, an MP3 player is a simple way to be able to listen to your favourite tunes. 

Introducing the SanDisk Clip. Put the fun back into music-on-the-go with the compact and colourful SanDisk Clip digital music player.

SanDisk Clip Jam 8GB MP3 Player - Blue

SanDisk Clip Jam 8GB MP3 Player – Blue

It plays many popular audio formats, like MP3, WMA (no DRM), AAC (DRM free iTunes), and Audible (DRM only) and delivers deep, rich sound for up to 18 hours on a single charge.

Use the built-in microSD card slot to add up to 32GB of even more storage to your music player. The Clip Jam player is available in a rainbow of eye-popping colours and comes with earphones and an FM radio tuner for when you want to check on traffic or listen to the news.

Need help using your SanDisk Clip MP3 Player? Or perhaps you’re wondering how it works? If so, carry on reading to discover answers to the questions you may have.

Music Options 

The SanDisk Clip Jam MP3 player is able to store hundreds of songs in various formats and provides multiple listening options that can be customised to suit your individual needs.

SanDisk Clip Jam 8GB MP3 Player - Black

How do I load music?

You can transfer music from your computer to the player using the drag-and-drop method.

Drag and Drop (Windows) – To drag-and-drop music from a Windows computer, follow these steps:

  1. Connect the player to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Select Open device to view files using Windows Explorer on initial connection or by going to My Computer.
  3. Double-click on the CLIP JAM icon.
  4. Double-click on the Music folder.
  5. Drag and drop music files from your computer to the player’s Music folder.
  6. If an optional microSD card is inserted inside the player, you can also drag and drop files to the card by double-clicking on the second removable disk that appears when you connect the player (My Computer > Removeable Device). The second removable disk is displayed with the card’s name, just as if you connected it via a card reader.

If you are still needing help to load music, visit this link for step-by-step instructions.

Drag and Drop (Mac) – To drag-and-drop music tot he player from a Mac computer, follow these steps:

  1. Connect the player to your computer using the USB cable.
  2. Double-click on the removable disk icon named CLIP JAM that appears on your desktop.
  3. Double-click on the Music folder.
  4. Drag and drop music files from your computer to the player’s Music folder.
  5. If an optional microSD card is inserted inside the player, you can also drag and drop files to the card by double-clicking on the second removable disk that appears when you connect the player (My Computer > Removeable Device). The second removable disk is displayed with the card’s name, just as if you connected it via a card reader.

Again, if you are still needing extra help with loading music from Mac computer, then follow this link for step-by-step instructions.

How do I create a playlist?

The Clip Jam only supports M3U playlists and they must be stored in the same directory as the files in the playlist. The process below gives instructions for creating an M3U playlist using Windows Media Player for the use on the Clip Jam.

Step 1 – Move all the files you want in the playlist into a folder on the computer.

Step 2 – Drag the folder into Windows Media Player.

Step 3 – Click the drop-down menu and select “Save list as”.

Step 4 – Browse to the same directory where the files you want in the playlist are saved, choose M3U playlist as the file type, name the playlist and click save. You should now see the M3U playlist saved alongside the songs you want in the playlist

Step 5 – Drag the entire folder containing the songs and the M3U playlist to the Music folder of the Clip Jam.

The Playlist will now be available under the Playlist option in the Music menu.

How do I listen to Radio?

To listen to live broadcast FM stations, follow these steps:

  1. Select Radio from the Main Menu. A radio frequency menu will appear.
  2. Press the Previous button or Forward button to adjust and search for the desired station, or select pre-set by pressing the Select button.
  3. For fast search, press and hold the Previous button or the Forward button.

Memory

How much memory does the SanDisk Clip come with?

The SanDisk Clip comes with 8GB of built-in storage.

What memory card does this product accept?  

The SanDisk Clip MP3 player accepts a microSDHC card. The microSDHC card is sold separately and is not required for using the SanDisk Clip MP3 Player.

How much memory can I add?

Use the built-in microSD card slot to add up to 32GB of even more storage to your music player. View our full range of micro SDHC cards here.

System Settings

The diagram below demonstrates what each element on the SanDisk Clip does:

To select system setting options, follow these steps:

  1. Select Settings from the Main Menu.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Customize the player with the following options: Backlight, Brightness, Power Saver, Sleep, Customize, Menu Looping, Equalizer, Replay Gain, Language, Date, Time, Volume, Info, Format, Restore.
How do I change the backlight?
  1. Select backlight.
  2. Press the Previous or Forward buttons to select the desired backlight timer (15 seconds to 90 seconds).
How do I change the brightness? 
  1. Select Brightness.
  2. Press the Previous or Forward buttons to set the contrast level (20% to 100%).
  3. Press the Select button to confirm the choice.
How do I customize home features on the main menu?

To remove certain player home features from the main menu. Follow these steps:

  1. Select Customize.
  2. Select the name of the feature you want removed.
  3. Press the Select button to toggle between On or Off.
  4. Press the Back button to return to previous menu.
How do I change the language?
  1. Select Language.
  2. Press the Up or Down buttons to scroll through languages.
  3. Press the Select button to choose the desired language.
How do I change the date?
  1. Select Date.
  2. Press the Previous or Forward buttons to select the day, month, or year.
  3. Select the Up button to increase numbers or Down button to decrease numbers, respectively.
  4. Press the Select button after the final date has been set.
How do I change the time?
  1. Select Time.
  2. Press the Previous or Forward buttons to select the hour, minute, or second.
  3. Select Up to increase numbers or Down to decrease numbers, respectively.
  4. Press the Select button after final time has been set.
Other Questions & Answers:
Can you lock this device so I don’t accidentally push a button? 

Yes, this device can be locked. To lock your SanDisk Clip, press and hold the back button.

Will it play while charging? 

Yes, it will play whilst charging.

Does this include a charging cable?

Yes. This product includes a USB Charging Cable.

Visit our website now to view our full range of SanDisk Clip MP3 Players.

Anya Beuzeval

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