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Sony NWZ-E360


This is the page for the Sony NWZ-E360 series (NWZ-E363, NWZ-E364, NWZ-E365)


Port status

See SonyNWZE360Port.


The Sony NWZ-E360 features 11 hardware buttons: power/option, play/pause, left, right, up, down, home/back, volume up, volume down, hold, reset. The following chips can be found on the PCB:
  • STMP3780 (see SigmaTelSTMP3xxx or STMP37xxChips)
  • a H5MS2562JFR?-J3M Mobile-DDR of 32MB
  • a KLM4G1EEHM?-B101 moviNAND eMMC
  • the STFM1000 tuner chip
  • a LCD controller which seems compatible with ????

Recovery Mode

One can reach the recovery mode by powering off the unit and plug the USB cable while holding the power button. There are two other alternative methods:
  • power on the player (without USB cable plugged), hold power and plug the USB cable while holding power for at least one or two seconds
  • plug the USB cable, hold power and press the reset button while holding power for at least one or two seconds

PCB Scans

SSL23081.JPG SSL23082.JPG SSL23089.JPG


Here is a list of all the pins used by the OF. Pins are of form BxPyy where x is the bank and yy the number within the bank. Direction only applies to GPIO.
Pin Dir Comment
B0P0{0-7} ssp2_d{0-7}  
B0P09 IN Hold (active low, needs pullup)
B0P10 OUT Backlight gate
B0P12 OUT microphone gate/power (*)
B0P13 OUT See B0P27, audio related (*)
B0P15 OUT wm port uart (*)
B0P20 ssp2_cmd  
B0P24 ssp2_sck  
B0P26 IN set pullup, audio related (*)
B0P27 OUT See B0P13, audio related (*)
B0P28 OUT See B1P29, audio related (*)
B0P30 i2c_scl tuner i2c
B0P31 i2c_sda tuner i2c
B1P00 lcd_d0  
B1P01 lcd_d1  
B1P02 lcd_d2  
B1P03 lcd_d3  
B1P04 lcd_d4  
B1P05 lcd_d5  
B1P06 lcd_d6  
B1P07 lcd_d7  
B1P18 lcd_reset  
B1P19 lcd_rs  
B1P20 lcd_wr  
B1P28 pwm2 Backlight
B1P29 OUT See B0P28, audio related (*)
B1P30 IN ssp1 detect (*)
B2P01 OUT audio related (*)
B2P03 IN Used to determine device variant
B2P04 IN Used to determine device variant

  • fields marked by (*) are probably leftover from other device since they don't apply to the NWZ-E360

Device variant are as follows (see section below for comment):
B2P04 B2P03 Device
0 0 NWZ-E360


The same firmware may be used by several players. The model is determined from two pins and/or the MMC. The code contains left code from players such as E340, E360, E440, E440K?, S540, BB. But it won't work for those devices

-- AmauryPouly - 08 Sep 2013
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SSL23081.JPGJPG SSL23081.JPG manage 2879.8 K 08 Sep 2013 - 09:31 AmauryPouly  
SSL23082.JPGJPG SSL23082.JPG manage 3000.7 K 08 Sep 2013 - 09:33 AmauryPouly  
SSL23089.JPGJPG SSL23089.JPG manage 2816.9 K 08 Sep 2013 - 09:35 AmauryPouly  
r14 - 19 Sep 2017 - 09:19:22 - AmauryPouly

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