COWON 16GB C2 MP3 & Video Player (Black / Silver)

COWON 16GB C2 MP3 & Video Player (Black / Silver)

COWON 16GB C2 MP3 & Video Player (Black / Silver)

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COWON 16GB C2 MP3 & Video Player (Black / Silver)

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Product Highlights

  • Internal 16GB Storage & MicroSD Slot
  • Clear Color 2.6" LCD Touch Screen
  • JetEffect 3.0 BBE+ Audio Enhancement
  • Picture View, Video, MP3 & Flash Player
  • Typist, Notepad, Calculator & Stopwatch
  • Daily Life UI & Visible Layered UI
  • Built-In FM Radio, Speaker & Microphone
  • Voice, FM & Line Recording Capabilities
  • Browser, Rotation, Bookmarks & Favorites
  • Includes SE2 Earphones
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COWON C2 overview

  • 1Description

The Cowon 16GB C2 MP3 & Video Player (Black / Silver) is an MP3 and video player with built-in FM radio, speaker and microphone. It can record via mic, line-in and FM radio. The C2 is highlighted by a 2.6" Clear Color LCD touch screen and 16GB flash storage capacity, which can be expanded to 32GB via microSD card slot. You'll be able to store hours of music and video, plus pictures and text documents. Operation of the C2 is simplified by the Daily Life user interface. You can also choose the Visible Layered user interface depending on your preferences.

The C2 includes the integrated JetEffect 3.0 BBE+ audio enhancer, which affords outstanding audio control and quality. It features an EQ filter, sound refiner, Mach3Bass enhancer, 3D surround sound effect and MP enhance for enriching harmonics lost through compression. The JetEffect 3.0 BBE+ also features a stereo enhancer for enriched stereo sound and a reverb function that maximizes the natural and live presence of your music.

For video, the C2 is equipped with a multi-video player with flash capabilities that can play TV shows, movies and flash games via the 2.6" touch screen display or through the TV-out feature for playback on a large screen in SD resolution. Viewing pictures and text document files is possible as well. There's also a built-in FM radio, which can be enjoyed live or through the FM recording feature. You can set several station presets and save your recorded FM broadcasts to enjoy over and over.

The C2 Utilities suite includes several conveniences including a virtual keyboard for typing on the touch screen, a calculator and a stop watch. There is also a Notepad feature for writing or drawing notes with the tip of your finger. The Auto-Scroll lets you read and scroll down a page without using your hands. Plus, the Rotation feature allows you to set your viewing for portrait or landscape orientation. You can set Favorites and Bookmarks as well.


Turn Table Album Art
Analog aesthetics come alive, using the C2's Turn Table Album Art feature. You'll be able to set your Album Art in motion, rotating like a record on a phonograph. Plus, you can insert up to six images per album using Album Art 2.0. Just touch the album image to bring up a menu that's uniquely shaped like the light reflecting against a CD
SE2 Earphones
The C2 is bundled with a set of finely tuned Cowon SE2 earphones, assembled with high-quality components. The SE2 earphones are the perfect choice for delivering multimedia with rich and exuberant sounds created by JetEffect 3.0 and BBE+.
The EQ Filter lets you adjust each band of the equalizer in detail
BBE+ is a sound effect that refines the sound quality using Mach3Bass for deeper, tighter and more musically accurate bass frequency. It also features the 3D Surround three dimensional surround sound effect and MP Enhance, which restores end enhances the harmonics lost through compression
SE & Reverb
SE or Stereo Enhance enriches the stereo sound, while Reverb maximizes the natural and live presence of the sound
Built-In Speaker
The built-in speaker enables you to enjoy music outdoors with your friends or even watch a movie comfortably without earbuds
FM Radio
The C2 lets you enjoy FM radio stations in the US, China, Japan or Europe. Plus, you can even record what you're listening to. With FM Radio you can learn while listening to educational broadcasts or laugh along with interesting stories on the radio
Long Lasting Battery
The C2 features a powerful lithium-polymer battery that can play music without end for up to 55 hours or video without end for 10 straight hours


Subtitle Setting
C2 supports bilingual subtitles. Display them both together or select one of them at a time. If you're studying a foreign language, you can use the subtitles in that language or kick back and enjoy a movie using the subtitles in your language
Multiple Codec / Playback
C2 supports diverse types of codec. You won't have to worry about converting video files, simply play them directly on the C2. It can play video files in DivX or Xvid format, so you'll be able to easily watch a TV show or movie that you missed. It can play the latest music videos as well. You can even create and use folders to manage your media with greater flexibility
Video Clip Preview
Gently touch the eye-shaped icon on the upper left-hand side of the screen while watching a video to scan through up to 15 scenes by specific time ranges. Video Clip Preview enables you to choose a film or show you want to watch through easy browsing


Enjoy high-resolution pictures as though you're looking at them through lovely picture frames. Make your own mini digital picture frame with the C2 and conveniently scan through your pictures
Read text, ebooks or any private diaries and thoughts you jotted down on the C2. You can easily read them using Auto Scroll without having to touch the screen
Flash Player
Take some flash games or movies and play along when you get bored on the bus or subway
The Calculator function is essential for literally calculating your change or converting your currency
Voice Recorder
Use the Voice Recorder to record important lectures for later listening. It also comes in handy when you practice speaking for academic purposes. You can even store sound sources from a different device in the C2 through the line-in recording feature
C2 offers a convenient keyboard for easy typing. You can use it to quickly type down ideas or thoughts
Think out of the box and use the C2's Notepad to jot down notes or ideas. The Notepad encourages a habit of leaving quick idea memos in a fun and easy way
Practice taking a test with a time limit using the Countdown Mode or use it for practicing a practical skills test for P.E. class. It's also great for doing math with friends or you can even use it at a party. The Stopwatch will help you build a quick sense of time management. Plus, you can be creative in its usage


One Fine Day - Daily Life UI
The user interface changes automatically as time passes throughout the day. You may also choose the UI style of a specific time or a simple digital clock to display all day long. Drag the screen lengthwise to bring up four different menu screens or enjoy user interfaces that move inside the screen and vary depending on time. They're sure to grab any user's attention
The C2 features a convenient browser with clean text. Use the browser to search for files by artist, album or folder. You can also search with the case-sensitive option to find data by typing words. Plus, you can conveniently delete files you no longer need directly from the browser
Gently touch the Rotation icon to flip your screen 180°. A single touch is all you need to set the screen the way you desire. It's a useful function for customizing the direction of the screen according to your usage patterns
Bookmarks & Favorites
Use a Bookmark to mark a point where you want to return later in music and videos. Favorites enables you to organize and access the music, videos and ebooks you like
User UI Theme Settings allow you to select the simplified Visible Layered Interface. You can choose either the Daily Life UI or the Visible Layered UI according to your preferences
MicroSD Card Slot
The C2 features an integrated microSD card slot, which allows you to enjoy all the functions above without worrying about running out of space. The 16GB flash storage capacity can be expanded up to 32GB. Plus, you can also store and share large files from a camera or other devices on a single memory card. A built-in microSD card slot means you'll be able to increase the storage capacity yourself
In the Box
COWON 16GB C2 MP3 & Video Player (Black / Silver)
  • Earphones
  • USB Cable
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    • 1Description

    COWON C2 specs

    Internal Storage Capacity 16 GB
    Memory Card Slot Yes
    Display 2.6" LCD Touchscreen
    320 x 240 Pixel Resolution

    (6.6cm) / Clear Color LCD

    Media Support
    FM Tuner Yes

    Frequency Range: 87.5 - 108MHz (KR,US,EU) / 76 - 108MHz (JP)

    FM Recording Yes

    FM Recording & Line-In Recording

    Voice Recording Yes

    (Integrated Microphone)

    Photo Capture No
    Photo Viewing Yes
    Video Recording No
    Video Playback Yes
    Formats Supported Audio: MP3/2, WMA, OGG, FLAC, APE, WAV
    Video: AVI. WMV, ASF
    Photo: JPG
    Text: TXT

    Document Viewer: TXT, No Limit (Exception: UTF-8 Unicode - Big Endian) / Lyrics: LDB 1.0, 2.0, LRC / Meta Tag: ID3 V1, ID3 V2.2, ID3 V2.3, Vorbis Comment

    Connections 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Headphone
    USB 2.0

    Composite Video & Stereo Audio (NTSC/PAL)

    Battery Built-In Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer Battery

    Playback Time Audio: 55 hrs / Playback Time Video: 10 hrs

    Charger USB 2.0
    AC Adapter (optional)

    USB Charging Time: 5.4 hrs (5V,500mA) / AC Adapter Charging Time: 2.5 hrs (4.2V,750mA)

    System Requirements Operating System
    Windows ME, 2000, XP, Vista, 7
    Mac OS X 10.x

    USB 2.0 Port

    Pentium III 500MHz or Higher / Linux v2.4 or higher (File Transfer Supported)

    Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.1 x 2.1 x 0.5" / 7.9 x 5.3 x 1.3 cm
    Weight 2.96 oz / 83.92 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.1 x 4.5 x 1.7"
    Note: Color: Black & Silver / Buttons: Power, Hold, Mute, Vol+, Vol- / Frequency Range: 20 - 20,000Hz / Built-In Speakers: Stereo (Left 29mW & Right 29mW) / Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 95dB / JetEffect 3.0: 35 Presets, 4 User Presets & 5-Band EQ

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