To turn the portable player on, with the HOLD switch in the OFF position, press any button. To turn the portable player off, press and hold the OPTION/PWR OFF button. The player will enter the STANDBY mode and the screen will turn off to save battery power. If the standby mode continues for approximately one day or more, the player will automatically turn off completely.If you press any button while the portable player is in the standby mode, the Now Playing screen appears and the player is ready for operation. Furthermore, if left for about 4 hours, the portable player automatically turns off completely. If you press any button while it is turned off, the start up screen appears first followed by the Now Playing screen.
NOTE: If no operation is attempted for more than 3 minutes while the player is in the PAUSE mode, the screen will turn off and the player will enter the STANDBY mode.