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Creative Zen V 1GB MP3 Player

Released on 07 August 2006

Manufacturer: Creative

3.0 out of 5 (6 customer reviews) | Write a review

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Not just another feature packed music device, ZEN V embodies the integration of form and functionality. Small is the new beautiful. Enjoy your music in a pebble!

Scratch resistant OLED screen
Small and trendy, ZEN V features a brilliance full colour 1.5" OLED display, allowing you to see the vibrancy of your photo clips.

Line-in encoding
Record music directly from your CD player or other playback source with the supplied Line-In cable for instantaneous recording, all in few simple steps.

Your lifestyle tool
Multi-task your player, use it for time display and alarm. Maximize it as an external storage device to store and save your working files from your computer.

One touch navigation joystick
Ergonomically designed 5-way switch; enabling access to all your player's menus with single hand operation. Voice recording with one button control.

Set your tone
8 Presets and custom EQ settings to fit your mood.

Easy transfer
Simply drag and drop your data files between ZEN V and your computer. No complicated or messy driver installations necessary.

Full access to online music stores
Select from more than a million songs from a myriad of online music stores - Napster To Go, Yahoo! Music Unlimited, Rhapsody To Go, and so much more. With PlaysForSure support, you will always be able to play any digital music you purchase and subscribe to.

Views from all angles
Rotate your screen and orientate to your preferred viewing point. (Applicable only with new firmware release.)

Package Contents
Creative ZEN V
Earphones EP480
Drawstring Pouch Lanyard
USB cable
Line-in cable
Installation CD including User Manual
Quick Start Guide
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  • Song capacity: 500 WMAs/ 33hrs (64 kbps), 250 MP3/ 16hrs (at 128kbps)
  • Photos: Hundreds of Photos
  • Display: Brilliant full colour 1.5" 128 x 128 pixels OLED display
  • Battery Life/ Playtime: Up to 15 hours for continuous audio playback
  • Battery Type: Rechargeable Li-Ion Polymer (Embedded)
  • Size: 43.5 x 67.5 x 15.9mm
  • Weight: 43.5g
  • Voice Recording: Yes
  • Mass Storage Device: Yes. For data files only
  • Built in Microphone: Yes
  • Line-In Recording: Yes
  • Audio Customization: Custom EQ and 8 Presets
  • Organizer: Yes
  • ZENcast: Yes. Supports audio podcasts
  • Audio Support: MP3, WMA, IMA ADPCM, WMA DRM
  • Image Support: JPEG, Album Art
  • Connectivity: USB 1.1/ 2.0
  • Supported Music Services: PlayForSure, Audible (2,3 and 4)

customer Reviews

 Average rating (6 reviews)

 Packs a small punch!

| | See all WidKid's reviews (1)

I bought the Zen V without hesitation simply because Creative is a recognized brand among the big boys, BUT i had to throw mine in the bin after a week of trying to adjust the equalizer to my preference...not that i was expecting perfection but the sound on the player sounds like a tin can and it can't handle deep bass at all! Its a cute player to look at but its performance is dissapointing. If you are considering buying this player then do not waste your money like i did because you will not be impressed. Opt for the Sony or vision M instead... I got the Sony NW805 and its better than Ipod!

 horrendous..now without zen

| | See all cazzabon's reviews (1)

I recieved this as a gift for Christmas and was just getting used to using it, uploading pictures and music onto it and really enjoying it. No more than 3 weeks after recieving it, it broke! Just completely stopped working and it seems there is nothing anyone can do to help except advising me to buy another one which, for the time it has lasted, I will definately not be doing!
I strongly advise anyone not to buy one of these!

 great mp3 player

| | See all waqas41's reviews (1)

I bought this about 2 weeks ago and it was delivered in a couple of days. The mp3 player is robust and the headphones provide good sound quality. Another good feature is that photos/pictures can be uploaded and set as wallpapers. The battery life is good but the only down side is that it needs to be connected to a pc to charge rather than a mains charger being provided.

 amazing

| | See all xXxBeckiexXx's reviews (1)

really good.cheap for what you get but you get loads!!sopiund is amazing i've had other mp3s in the past and none of them hd as gooder sound as this. easy to use

 Fantastic mini little thing..

| | See all robrobmatrix's reviews (3)

I put a load of unorganized music on there and it sorted it all out into albums, genre everything.

The music sounds good on there and its easy to control. You can scroll through the all the music in one big list, also once you start playing the music you have the chance to scroll around the extras, look at the time everything.

Also the screen fades out when you leave it for a while which i thought was a cool feature.

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