Sony NWZ-W273S User Manual
Using your walkman while swimming, Preparations before swimming, If the sound becomes muffled during swimming
Using your Walkman while Swimming
(Please read before using your Walkman)
To use your Walkman while swimming, note the following and fit your Walkman
into your ears correctly:
Choose the size of earbuds that feel quite snug.
Fit your Walkman into your ears firmly.
Ą Notes while swimming
Do not use your Walkman in places where an inability to hear surrounding
sound would be dangerous.
When you use your Walkman in public or private swimming facilities, follow the
rules of that facility.
Do not use your Walkman while swimming in a river or in the ocean.
Preparations before swimming
Select the appropriate earbuds
standard-type earbuds are attached when you purchase your Walkman.
For replacement, in addition to different sizes of
standard-type earbuds*, the
same sizes of
Swimming earbuds* are also supplied.
* For characteristics of each type of earbuds, see “About the differences between the two
types of earbuds” on the back side.
The standard-type earbud has an open hole.
Swimming earbud has a hole covered with a thin film to make it difficult for water to get in.
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ˎStabilizing your Walkman with swimming goggles (Applicable to
By stabilizing the arrow-pointed part on your Walkman with
the band of your swimming goggles, you can prevent your
Walkman from detaching because of water pressure.
If the sound becomes muffled during swimming
Water inside your ears or headphones may cause the sound to be muffled.
Removing the water from your ears (Applicable to and )
Remove the water from your ears.
ˎRemoving the water from earbuds (Applicable to )
Remove the water from your earbuds.
When you are using standard-type earbuds, remove the
water as follows:
Hold the headphones with their openings facing down and
pat the hand holding the headphones against your wrist 5
to 10 times to remove the water as shown.
ˎIf you still cannot remove the water from earbuds (Applicable to
If this does not remove the water,
remove the earbuds from the
headphones and pat the
headphones lightly an additional
5 to 10 times on a dry cloth.
Choose the best fitting earbuds (Applicable to and )
There are 8 different earbuds (standard-type earbuds S/M/L/LL and Swimming
earbuds S/M/L/LL) including the ones initially attached to your Walkman,
supplied inside the box.
For swimming, choose a size slightly tighter than your usual size.
Your ears may require different sized earbuds as not all ears are the same.
For example: left side medium size – right side large size.
Attach earbuds to your Walkman (Applicable to and )
Install the earbuds onto the headphones so that
the tip of the inner part of the earbuds fits
position on the projection of the
The tip of the
Make sure that the earbuds fit straight on, not at
an angle, to prevent the earbuds from detaching
and remaining in your ears.
Fit your Walkman into your ears firmly (Applicable to and )
Follow the procedures below and fit your Walkman into your ears firmly:
1 Place your Walkman so that the earbuds fit in your right and
left ears snugly.
2 Turn the headphones part of your Walkman clockwise-
counterclockwise to find the best position.
Fit your Walkman into your ears before swimming while the earbuds and your
ears are still dry.
Make sure to fit your Walkman into your ears firmly so that water does not get
into your ears through a gap between your ears and the headphones.
Improving the fit
Stabilizing your Walkman with the supplied adjustment band
(Applicable to and )
You can place your Walkman more firmly
into your ears by using the supplied