Sony adds WMA support to NW-A1000/1200 and 3000

Posted on Saturday, Dec 31 2005 @ 20:45 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Last week Sony has finally launched a firmware update to add support for WMA audio files to its Walkman Network NW-A1000, NW-A1200 and NW-A3000 digital audio players. However, the players still don't support DRM protected WMA files.
New feature enabled:
WMA format support.
note: WMA file should have sampling frequency of 44.1 KHz and bit rates:

CBR 32/48/64/80/96/128/160/192/256/320 kbps
VBR 40-75/50-95/85-145/135-215/240-355 kbps

WMA files which are copyright protected cannot be played from the Network Walkman

Affected units:
Network WALKMAN NW-A1000/1200/3000 with firmware version 2.01
More details and download links can be found here.


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