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  • Brand: Dell
  • Product: Cradle / docking station
  • Model/name: AD211
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

Table of Contents

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Regulatory model: AD211
Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker
User’s Guide
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Notes, Cautions, and Warnings
NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of
your computer.
CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates potential damage to hardware or loss of data if
instructions are not followed.
WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal
injury, or death.
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Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
Copyright © 2014 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction of these materials in any manner without the written permission of Dell Inc. is strictly
forbidden.
Trademarks used in this text: Dell TM and the DELL logo are trademarks of Dell Inc.; Microsoft® and the
Windows start button logo are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in
the United States and/or other countries.
Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this document to refer to either the entities claiming
the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and
trade names other than its own.
2014 - 04 Rev. A00
Restrictions and Disclaimers
The information contained in this document, including all instructions, cautions, and regulatory
approvals and certifications, is provided by the supplier and has not been independently verified or
tested by Dell. Dell cannot be responsible for damage caused as a result of either following or failing
to follow these instructions.
All statements or claims regarding the properties, capabilities, speeds or qualifications of the part
referenced in this document are made by the supplier and not by Dell. Dell specifically disclaims
knowledgeoftheaccuracy,completenessorsubstantiationforany such statements. All questions or
comments relating to such statements or claims should be directed to the supplier.
Export Regulations
Customer acknowledges that these products, which may include technology and software, are
subject to the customs and export control laws and regulations of the United States (“U.S.”) and may
also be subject to the customs and export laws and regulations of the country in which the products
are manufactured and/or received. Customer agrees to abide by those laws andregulations. Further,
underU.S. law, the products maynot besold, leased or otherwise transferred to restricted end-users or
to restricted countries. In addition, the products may not be sold, leased or otherwise transferred to,
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or utilized by an end-user engaged in activities related to weapons of mass destruction, including
without limitation, activities related to the Dell - Critical Handling - Confidential 3 design,
development, production or use of nuclear weapons, materials, or facilities, missiles or the support
of missile projects, and chemical or biological weapons.
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Contents
About Your Speakers...................................................................................................................................... 5
Product Features ......................................................................................................................................... 5
Package Contents ...................................................................................................................................... 6
Identifying Parts and Controls ..............................................................................................................7
Setting Up Your Speaker............................................................................................................................... 8
Powering Your Speaker On/Off........................................................................................................... 8
Charging the Battery................................................................................................................................. 9
Connecting and Pairing Your Speaker...........................................................................................10
Adjusting the volume............................................................................................................................. 18
Receiving Phone Calls Through Your Speakers ........................................................................ 19
Placing Your Speakers.............................................................................................................................22
Troubleshooting...............................................................................................................................................23
Common Problems..................................................................................................................................23
Specifications ...................................................................................................................................................28
Statutory Information...................................................................................................................................30
Warranty .......................................................................................................................................................30
Regulatory.......................................................................................................................................................... 31
Regulatory Information......................................................................................................................... 31
Agency Approval.......................................................................................................................................32
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About Your Speakers
Product Features
The features of the Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker include:
Portability
With an ultra lightweight design and built-in rechargeable battery, you can enjoy music
on-the-go.
Powerful Sound
With dual-stereo speakers, you can expect powerful sound from your speaker.
High-quality Wireless Audio
Professionally tuned by Waves Audio and powered by aptX technology, you can
guarantee high quality wireless audio.
Bluetooth Conferencing
With a built-in microphone, you can use your speaker to pair Bluetooth devices and
answer calls from your smart phone.
NFC-enabled
With NFC (Near Field Communications) capabilities you can easily pair NFC-enabled
devices.
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Package Contents
Your speaker ships with the components shown below.
NOTE: The documents that shipped with the speaker may vary based on your
region.
1 Speaker 3 Documentation
2 Aux-in cable 4 USB cable
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Identifying Parts and Controls
Front View
Back view
1 NFC Connection 6 Volume Down
2 Microphone 7 Bluetooth Button
3 Talk / Mute 8 Aux-in Jack
4 Power Button 9 USB Jack
5 Volume Up
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Setting Up Your Speaker
Powering Your Speaker On/Off
To power on the speaker, press and release the power button. The LED on the power
button will light up to indicate that the device is on.
To power off the speaker, press and release the power button. The LED on the power
button will fade out to indicate that the device is off.
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Charging the Battery
For best results, fully charge your speaker for 6 hours before use.
To charge your speaker, connect the USB cable from your computer to the micro USB
port on the back of your speaker. Alternatively, you could use the existing Micro USB
cable from your smart phone or tablet.
When the battery is off, the power LED is off.
When the battery is fully charged, the power LED is solid white.
When the battery is low, the power LED is blinking amber.
Off On Blinking
Disconnected Power On Low Battery
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Connecting and Pairing Your Speaker
The Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker supports both wired (3.5 mm) stereo input and
wireless audio via Bluetooth. You can wirelessly stream audio from any Bluetooth
device with optimal audio performance streaming within 33 ft (10 m).
Aux Input
You can play audio using the aux-in cable that came with your speaker.
1 Connect the aux-in cable on the back of the speaker.
2 Connect the other end of the cable to the aux-in port on your audio device.
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Bluetooth Pairing
The speaker needs to be paired before you can use your Bluetooth devices.
1 Turn on/enable Bluetooth on your computer or your Bluetooth device.
2 Power on your speaker.
3 Press and hold the Bluetooth button on the speaker for two seconds to start the
device search.
4 The Bluetooth devices detected will be displayed on your computer or
Bluetooth device, select the Dell Portable speaker for pairing. The Bluetooth
LED will blink white to indicate that the device is in pairing mode.
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5 Once the device is connected and paired, the Bluetooth LED will remain on.
NOTE: The Dell Bluetooth Speaker is able to store 8 pairings and connects to
the last paired device.
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NFC (Near Field Communication) Pairing
Your speaker supports NFC-enabled devices for quick and convenient tap to pair
functionality.
1 Make sure the device to be paired supports NFC.
2 Power on your speaker.
3 Place your NFC-enabled device on top of the NFC logo on the speaker to
start pairing.
4 Accept the pairing on your NFC-enabled device.
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Adding the Speaker to Your Computer
To add the speaker to your computer, follow the instructions below. Select the
applicable steps based on the operating system installed on your computer.
Before You Begin
1 If using Aux-input:
• Connect the aux-in cable on the back of the speaker.
• Connect the other end of the cable to the aux-in port on your Windows
computer.
2 If using Bluetooth:
• Turn on/enable Bluetooth on your speaker.
• Turn on/enable Bluetooth on your Windows computer.
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Windows 7
1 Click Start→ Control Panel→ Devices and Printers→ Add a device.
2 Follow the instructions on the screen to complete adding the device.
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Windows 8
1 Right-click on the bottom lower corner of your screen. On the window that
opens, click Control Panel→ Devices and Printers→ Add a device.
Alternatively, move your mouse pointer to the upper right or lower right
corner of the screen to open the Charms side bar, and then click Settings→
Control Panel→ Devices and Printers→ Add a device.
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2 Follow the instructions on the screen to complete adding the device.
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Adjusting the volume
During audio playback on your speaker, to adjust the volume, follow the instructions
below.
1 Press the + button to adjust the volume up.
2 Press the - button to adjust the volume down.
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Receiving Phone Calls Through Your Speakers
When your mobile device is connected through Bluetooth, your speaker can be used as
a speakerphone. Calls will automatically be transferred to the speaker allowing you to
answer a call.
NOTE: If you receive a call while playing audio, playback will be paused.
Answering a Call
To answer an incoming call, press the Talk/Mute button.
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While on a call, the Talk/Mute LED is blinking white.
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Muting a Call
To mute the microphone during the call, press the Talk/Mute button. Press the Talk/Mute
button again to resume speaker functionality.
While on mute, the Talk/Mute LED is red.
Ending a Call
To end the call, long press the Talk/Mute button.
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Placing Your Speakers
The Dell Bluetooth Portable speaker was designed to support placement both vertically
and horizontally.
Vertical placement is ideal for smaller working spaces while horizontal placement
supports a wider sound experience.
Vertical Placement
Horizontal Placement
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Troubleshooting
Common Problems
The following table contains general information about common Bluetooth speaker
problems you might encounter and the possible solutions.
Common
Symptoms
What You
Experience
Possible Solutions
Cannot connect wirelessly
to Bluetooth speaker
Cannot connect using
Bluetooth
• Make sure the speaker
and Bluetooth device
are powered on.
• Turn on Bluetooth on
your speaker and
Bluetooth device.
• Check if device search
has started. The
Bluetooth LED will blink
white to indicate that
the device is in pairing
mode.
• Check if your speaker is
on the Bluetooth device
name list and try pairing
again.
Cannot connect using NFC • Make sure the speaker
and Bluetooth device
are powered on.
• Turn on Bluetooth on
your speaker and
Bluetooth device.
• Check if device search
has started. The
Bluetooth LED will blink
white to indicate that
the device is in pairing
mode.
• Make sure that NFC
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function is activated on
the external device.
Speaker is not
functioning properly/no
sound from the speaker
Speaker power-
status LED is off
• If the power-status LED
is off, check if the
battery is charged.
Connect the speaker to
your computer using the
USB cable.
• If the power-status LED
turns amber, this
indicates that the
battery is charging.
• Press the power button,
you will hear an alert
tone and the Bluetooth
LED turns blinking white
to indicate that the
speaker is searching for
devices.
• Confirm if the
connected device is
playing audio and
volume is not muted.
The power-status
LED is on but the
speaker is not
working in aux-in
mode
• Make sure the aux-in
cable is connected to
the aux-in port and the
Bluetooth LED is turned
off.
• Reseat the aux-in cable
and try again.
The power-status
LED is on but the
speaker is not
working in
Bluetooth mode
• Make sure that
Bluetooth on your
device is on/enabled.
• Pair the speaker with
your computer or
device again.
The speaker is
not appearing in
the Devices and
Printers list in the
operating system
• Make sure that
Bluetooth on your
device is on/enable
• Pair the speaker with
your computer or device
again.
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The speaker is connected
to the platform but no
sound is coming out
• Go to the playback
devices and check if the
default device is Dell
AD211.
• Make Dell AD211 as the
default device.
No sound from
speakers when
connected to
external or
mobile device
through
Bluetooth or
Aux- in
connection
The power LED is breathing • When connected to the
external mobile device
and left for 10 minutes
without audio signal
from both Bluetooth
and Aux-in mode, the
speaker will
automatically switch to
Sleep Mode to save
power.
• The power LED is
breathing white.
Sound from the
speaker is distorted
Distorted sound in
Aux-in mode
• Remove any
obstructions between
the speaker and the
user.
• Make sure the aux-in
cable is connected
firmly to the speaker
and your computer.
• Set the volume control
on the aux-in device to
fifty percent.
• Decrease the volume
level on the speaker.
• Clean and reseat all the
cables.
• Test the speaker using
another audio source,
for example a portable
music player.
• Make sure no loose
objects are touching
the speaker.
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• Check if the power
LED is blinking amber.
If LED is blinking
amber, this indicates
that battery status is
low. Connect the USB
charging cable and
charge the battery.
Distorted sound in
Bluetooth mode
• Remove any
obstructions between
the speaker and the
user.
• Set the volume
level of the
Bluetooth
device to fifty
percent.
• Decrease the volume
level of the speaker.
• Test the speaker
using another
audio source,
for example a
portable music
player.
• Make sure no loose
objects are touching
the speaker.
• Check if the power
LED is blinking amber.
If LED is blinking
amber, this indicates
that battery status is
low. Connect the USB
charging cable and
charge the battery.
Low sound
output
Volume is too low • Remove any
obstructions between
the speaker and the
user.
• Increase the volume
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level on the Bluetooth
device through its
operating
system/application
program.
• Test the speaker using
another audio source,
for example a portable
music player.
Static noise from
the speaker
Buzzing Noise • Remove any
obstructions between
the speaker.
• Make sure that
there are no loose
objects hanging or
touching the speaker.
• Try decreasing the
volume level of the
speaker.
When using the
mic on the
speaker, the Talk/
Mute LED is not
white
Talk/Mute LED is red • If the LED color
is red, the mic is
muted
• Short press the
Talk/Mute
button to
activate the mic
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Specifications
General
Model number AD211
Connection type Disconnected
Supported operating systems Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8,
Windows 8.1
Electrical (Li-Ion battery)
Operating voltage 3.7 V
Operating current 2.5 A
Output power 2.5 W x 2 continuous RMS power@
= 10% THD
Physical Characteristics
Woofer:
Height 62 mm
Length 150 mm
Width 62 mm
Line in cable length 600 mm
USB cable length 600 mm
Weight 340 g
Environmental
Operating temperature 0 °C to 40 °C
Storage temperature 40 °C to 65 °C
Operating humidity 90% maximum relative humidity,
non condensing
Storage humidity 90% maximum relative humidity,
non condensing
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Bluetooth 4.0
Radio transmission The baseband transmit data is GFSK
Modulated in the 2.4 GHz ISM band
Range Up to 10 m radio range.
No performance degradation up to max
radio range (10 m)
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Statutory Information
Warranty
Limited Warranty and Return Policies
Dell-branded products carry a 1-year limited hardware warranty.
If purchased together with a Dell system, it will follow the system warranty.
For U.S. customers:
This purchase and your use of this product are subject to Dell’s end user agreement,
which you can find at http://www.dell.com/terms. This document contains a binding
arbitration clause.
For European, Middle Eastern and African customers:
Dell-branded products that are sold and used are subject to applicable national
consumer legal rights, the terms of any retailer sale agreement that you have entered
into (which will apply between you and the retailer) and Dell’s end user contract terms.
Dell may also provide an additional hardware warranty – full details of the Dell end user
contract and warranty terms can be found by going to http://www.dell.com/, selecting
your country from the list at the bottom of the “home” page and then clicking the “terms
and conditions” link for the end user terms or the “support” link for the warranty terms.
For non-U.S. customers:
Dell-branded products that are sold and used are subject to applicable national
consumer legal rights, the terms of any retailer sale agreement that you have entered
into (which will apply between you and the retailer) and Dell’s warranty terms. Dell may
also provide an additional hardware warranty – full details of Dell’s warranty terms can
be found by going to www.dell.com, selecting your country from the list at the bottom
of the “home” page and then clicking the “terms and conditions” link or the “support”
link for the warranty terms.
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Regulatory
Dell Bluetooth Speaker Model: AD211
Regulatory Information
Warning: Changes or modifications on this unit are not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance which could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
− Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
− Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
− Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which
the receiver is connected.
− Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Shielded cables must be used with this unit to ensure compliance with the Class B FCC
limits.
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Agency Approval
Argentina CNC, Australia & New Zealand C-Tick, Brazil ANATEL, Brunei Darussalam AITI,
Canada CUL or CSA, Chile SUBTEL, China CCC SRRC (MIIT), Egypt NTRA, Germany
TUV-GS, India WPC, Indonesia DGPT, Israel MOC, Japan MIC VCCI, Kazakhstan TELSET,
Kenya CCK, Malaysia SIRIM, Mexico COFETEC NOM, Morocco ANRT, Nigeria NCC Son
cap, Philippines NTC, Qatar ict QATAR, Russian Federation FAC CU, Saudi Arabia
CTIC+SASO, Serbia TELEKOM Kvalitet, Singapore IDA, South Africa ICASA SABS(COC)
NRCS(LOA), Korea, Taiwan NCC+BSMI, Thailand NBTS, Ukraine UKRSEPRO COC+DOC,
United Arab Emirates TRA, United States FCC CUL us, Vietnam MIC, Europe CE CB.

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