iPod Shuffle cuts off last seconds of songs...

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  1. t300 macrumors 6502a

    t300

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    My iPod shuffle doesn't play the last few seconds of songs, it totally cuts them off and goes to the next track. Before you ask, no my songs aren't all cut off at the end and play fine on my iPod photo and iTunes. Anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. maya macrumors 68040

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    Good to hear about these problems before I invest in a product. :)


    Keep the negatives coming for once to protect the consumer(s). :)
     
  3. t300 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    t300

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    Yes, well, I assume this is not a problem that everyone has, but I do. Anyone have any ideas?
     
  4. 2A Batterie macrumors 6502a

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    could this be associated with crossfade settings?
     
  5. t300 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    On a shuffle?
     
  6. killuminati macrumors 68020

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    thats what i was thinking. I once has the same problem on my mini and it was because of that.
     
  7. t300 thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    Yeah, but it's a shuffle...It has crossfade prefs? I was pretty sure it had nothing of the sort.
     
  8. john1123 macrumors regular

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    yeh i have the same problem as the original poster except that for me it cuts the song at random times, but only sometimes.
     
  9. zen.state macrumors 68020

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  10. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    My first shuffle that I had cut off the last seconds of a song as well. That shuffle had many other problems so I returned it. The new shuffle I have doesn't seem to do this.
     
  11. zv470 macrumors 6502

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    Hi, my first shuffle... had a problem with the volume button... it was too sensative. It would fade out the volume on its own accord. Also... if i pressed the volume down button it would fade out completely.

    maybe you're experiencing the same problem with your next button?

    I got it replaced no questions asked... and have no problems with my new one. :)
     
  12. t300 thread starter macrumors 6502a

    t300

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    Well, dang...I can't return this and get another one at the Apple Store, even though I have the receipt, because I have gone past my return date..I guess I will have to send it in to Apple?
     
  13. zen.state macrumors 68020

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  14. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    have you tried using the iPod Updater to do a software restore? this might be able to fix the problem, i had this happen to my sister's mini once, a restore fixed it and it hasnt happened since
     
  15. squeeb macrumors newbie

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    Inside the shuffle /Volumes/IPOD_NAME/iPod_Control/iTunes/
    there are prefences that look identical in size to the preferences of iTunes itself.

    If you change your itunes preferences to include no autofade, the cut dissapears :)

    Same with EQ etc..
     
  16. georgiu5 macrumors newbie

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    This works only if you set the slider to 0s, simply deselecting the check-box for this "feature" does not work (at least for my iPod mini).
     

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