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How/where can I purchase a battery for my Rio Carbon? I have gone to a specialty battery store and no luck. It is 12 yrs old, but I love it and have lots of music downloaded onto it.

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SOURCE: Battery just quite on my carbon

I read about this place - Immergut Battery Haus Inc. 540 West Main Street New Holland, PA 17557 (717)355-5288 someone got a battery for a rio riot from them for just 20 $. But taking the battery out wasn't so simple, you should call them to consult. Good luck

Posted on Mar 02, 2006

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SOURCE: Rio Carbon 5 g

When Microsoft initiated the DRM system, any Rio Carbon that was hooked into Windows Media Player had the previously working files invalidated. Happened to me as well. The player lasted me three years, and that is about as long as any Mp3 player is going to last we are finding out b/c of all the software snafus.

Posted on May 23, 2008

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Just to say to ThaMp3Doctor:

The Rio Carbon supports direct file drag and drop to the player. Please get your facts right before posting comments that are not correct. There are also many programs that will work for file transfer with the Rio Carbon.

The 3.04 developers cut firmware is available here:
http://biomoose.com/files/rio/carbon%203.04.EXE

Mowcius

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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SOURCE: rio carbon 5 gig mp3

The Rio Carbon will not play songs from iTunes unless they are in mp3 format. If you cannot download the songs in this format then I would recommend a program such as mediacoder to convert the tracks. I don't know why iTunes was recommended for the Rio but I would just use drag and drop into the folder called Music on your Rio.

Hope this helps,

Mowcius

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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SOURCE: i cant delete file on the rio carbon

Scan for virus, then eject and reinsert it, refresh page over and over again. and try to delete, if it refuses, then you've got to format it.

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BATTERY FOR A RIO CARBON (5GB ) mp3 pLAYER


1. look on ebay for battery if anybody would sell one.
2. go to walmart look in the flash drive isle for a sandisk ultra 2 cf card 8gb about 40$ .
3. open the rio and take out the old hard drive and then find a pc to format the cf card with a cf card reader make sure to format with windows 7 in my computer and choose quick format select default allocation size and then hit start.
4. when succesfully formatted put cf drive in rio carbon.
5. then put back plate back on carbon.
6. then look here for rio carbon developers firmware
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_Carbon
7. go to bottom of wikipedia page and click 3.04 Download link 1 and download the exe program and then run as administrater load up the firmware and then walla you have a working mp3 player again.

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Rio nitrus


If you look in the hints and tips section for the Rio carbon there are many things I have posted that should help you. I have no hands on knowledge of the hardware of a Nitrus but I understand that it is similar to the carbon.

Hope this helps,
Mowcius

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How to take music off Rio Carbon


I have bad news - I was completely unsuccessful in dragging tracks from the rio to my computer. You can load songs, but you can't "unload" them with the Rio Carbon.

Just in case your computer has capabilities that mine does not, try this:
Double-click "My Computer" on your PC desktop
Double click the Rio Carbon icon
Double click the "Music" folder
Try dragging a single music file from the "Music" folder window to your PC desktop - it will either work, or it will say that it cannot copy the file to the specified location.

Good luck!

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Hi Allyson,
This is a problem which I have encountered alot with my Rio Carbon.
A solution which always works for me is to hold the player face down in my left hand and then slap the back of it with my right palm a little harder than I would if I was winding a baby.
Best wishes, I hope this works for you as it does for me.

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Go to Main Menu -> Settings -> Advanced -> Transfer Mode and select MSC. Worked for me.

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Rio Pearl dropped.


Hi, I found the following info on the Rio site, hope it helps you. They qoute a fixed rate of 99$, i'm not sure it's worth it in your case... maybe you should find a repair person with good hands that can help with it. here's the info : "out-of-warranty returns can be replaced for a fixed cost to you. The out-of-warranty fee for your ­Rio Carbon player is $99. Please note, at this time we do not REPAIR defective or broken units; we will REPLACE them. You can purchase a replacement unit at http://system.s2gstore.com/site/RioAudio/mp3playerssale.htm. For units that are in warranty, this process is known as a ?Swap-Ship? because when the defective unit is returned to Rio by you we swap it for a replacement unit (send a replacement to you). If you are interested in participating in the out-of-warranty program, please reply or contact Rio Audio Customer Support at (254) 299-2759 and we will issue a Return Merchandize Authorization (RMA) letter to you with further instructions. We will need the following information to complete the RMA: · Your complete name: · Your complete shipping address: · Your telephone number: · Your email address: · Model of Rio: · Serial Number of Player: · Part number of player: · Date of Purchase: · Place of Purchase: · Operating System: · Transfer software you are using: · Description of issue and what you?ve already tried: " Good luck!

Jan 05, 2006 | Rio Carbon MP3 Player

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Battery just quite on my carbon


I read about this place - Immergut Battery Haus Inc. 540 West Main Street New Holland, PA 17557 (717)355-5288 someone got a battery for a rio riot from them for just 20 $. But taking the battery out wasn't so simple, you should call them to consult. Good luck

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