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Creative Zen Style 100/300


Overview

This is the page for the Creative Zen Style 100/300 devices.

Hardware

The Creative Zen Style 100/300 features 10 hardware buttons: play/pause, menu, shortcut, back, select, left, up, right down, reset The following chips can be found on the PCB:
  • STMP3770 (see SigmaTelSTMP3xxx or STMP37xxChips), see the SansaFuzePlus page for more information (it's not exactlythe same SoC though); there is no datasheet for this one but it's close to the STMP3780/i.MX233 and the STMP37xx patches for linux handle both targets. Furthermore, at least one player released by Samsung (Samsung YP-Q3 ?) uses a STMP3770 and provides the Linux code for it on demand.
  • speaker (only ZEN Style 300)

Recovery mode

The Creative Zen Style 100/300 has two recovery modes:
  • One software recovery mode which can be entered by starting the player with play/pause and then holding back as soon as Creative's logo appears
  • One hardware recovery mode (the STMP3770 one) which can be entered by plugging usb while holding menu (button next to play/pause). Alternatively, it can be entered by plugging usb, holding menu and pressing reset (while holding menu). The screen will stay black and the device will enumerat has 066f:3770 from Sigmatel. Inc

PCB Scans

-- AmauryPouly - 18 Jun 2013
r1 - 18 Jun 2013 - 11:56:44 - AmauryPouly
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