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  • Brand: Sony
  • Product: Bluetooth speaker
  • Model/name: SRS-BTX500
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, Spanish

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Personal Audio System
©2013 Sony Corporation Printed in China
4-457-524-12(1)
SRS-BTX500
Function of Parts
BATTERY/CHARGE indicator
Lights up, flashes or turns off depending on the status of
the system.
For details, see the following section,“Indications of BATTERY/
CHARGE indicator.”
N-mark
Touch to make Bluetooth connection with an NFC
compatible smartphone.
(call) button
Press to call or operate during a call.
VOLUME −/+ buttons
Adjusts the volume.
Illumination lamp
Lights up in a variety of colors depending on the status of
the system. For details, see the following section,
“Indications of Illumination lamp.”
Microphone
Use during a call.
Stand
Open to use the system.
DC IN 15V jack
Connects the supplied AC adaptor.
AUDIO IN jack
Connects to the headphone jack of a portable audio device,
computer, etc., using a connecting cord (not supplied).
BLUETOOTH STANDBY switch
Turns on and off the Bluetooth standby mode.
RESET button
Resets the system.
DC OUT ONLY connector (USB)
Charges devices, such as your smartphone, etc. by
connecting to the DC OUT ONLY connector (USB connector).
SOUND button
Press to select a sound effect.
SOUND indicator
Lights up, according to the sound effect setting.
AUDIO IN button
Press to listen to sound from a device connected by a
connecting cord (not supplied).
AUDIO IN indicator (amber)
Lights up in AUDIO IN mode.
BLUETOOTH-PAIRING button
Press to pair with a Bluetooth device.
Bluetooth indicator (blue)
Lights up, flashes or turns off depending on the
communication status.
For details, see the following section,“Indications of the
Bluetooth function.”
/ button
Turns the system on/off.
Indications of BATTERY/CHARGE
indicator (built-in lithium-ion battery)
Status BATTERY/CHARGE indicator
System turned on Lights up (green) (battery
operation only)
Battery requires charging Flashes (green)
Charging battery Lights up (amber)
Charging complete Off
Indications of Illumination lamp
Status Illumination lamp
AUDIO IN mode Lights up (white)
Searching for a device Lights up (white)
Connecting to Bluetooth
device
Lights up (blue)
Pressing VOLUME−/+
buttons
Flashes once (white)
When the volume hits the
maximum or minimum
Flashes three times (white)
Tip
	 To turn the illumination on/off, hold down the
BLUETOOTH-PAIRING button, then press and hold the /
button.
Indications of the Bluetooth function
Status Bluetooth indicator (blue)
Pairing with a device Flashes quickly
Searching for a device Flashes
Connected to a device Lights up
Bluetooth standby mode Flashes slowly
Opening the Stand
The system stands itself by opening the stand.
To close the stand
Close the stand to the opposite way of arrow.
Turning the System on
and off/Charging the
system
This system can operate by AC adaptor or built-in lithium-ion
battery (rechargeable). Charge the battery before using the
system for the first time.
1	 Connect the supplied AC adaptor.
The BATTERY/CHARGE indicator (amber) lights up when
the battery is being charged, and turns off when charging
is complete. It takes approximately 4 hours to charge the
battery.
2	 Press the / button.
Tip
	 You can operate the system by battery instead of the AC adaptor
by charging the system before use.
Notes
	 When the BATTERY/CHARGE indicator flashes as below,
charge the system. In these cases, you cannot charge
devices via the DC OUT ONLY connector.
Flashes (green) (Battery power is low).
Flashes (amber), then turns off after turning on the system
(No battery power remaining).
	 When you switch the power source between AC adaptor
and battery by connecting/disconnecting the AC adaptor,
the system stops sound output for a short while. This is not
a malfunction.
	 The maximum power output will be lower when the AC
adaptor is disconnected.
	 In an extremely cold or hot environment, note the following
points.
When operating by the AC adaptor, charging may complete
too quickly, or may not be possible.
When operating on battery only, the system may stop after
the BATTERY/CHARGE indicator flashes (green) three times.
	 Charge the battery at least twice a year.
To reset the system
Press the RESET button on the rear of the system with a
pointed object if the buttons on the system do not function.
How to Make Wireless
Connection with
Bluetooth Devices
You can enjoy music and hands-free calling with the system
wirelessly by using your device’s Bluetooth function.
Choose one of the following three connection methods, best
suited for the Bluetooth device. For details on how to operate
your device, refer to the operating instructions supplied with
the device.
Pairing with a Bluetooth device:
see Pattern A
Bluetooth devices need to be“paired”with each other
beforehand.
Connecting with a paired device:
see Pattern B
To listen to music with a Bluetooth device that has been
paired, see this pattern.
One touch connection with a smartphone (NFC):
see Pattern C
Using an NFC compatible smartphone, you can establish a
Bluetooth connection by just touching the system with it.
Check the following before operating the system.
	 Both the system and the device are placed within 1 m of
each other.
	 The system is connected to the AC adaptor, or the battery is
sufficiently charged.
	 The operating instructions supplied with the device are at
hand.
Pattern A
Pairing and connecting with a
Bluetooth device
1	 Turn on the system.
The Bluetooth indicator (blue) flashes.
If the AUDIO IN indicator (amber) lights up, press the
BLUETOOTH-PAIRING button.
2	 Set the Bluetooth function of the Bluetooth
device to on.
For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied
with the device.
3	 Press and hold the BLUETOOTH-PAIRING
button on the system until two beeps are
heard.
The Bluetooth indicator (blue) begins to flash quickly and
pairing mode is entered.
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Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones
English Personal Audio System
Before operating the system, please read this guide
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
Owner’s Record
The serial number is located on the bottom.
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer
to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding
this product.
Model No. SRS-BTX500
Serial No._________________________________
For customers in the USA
Please register this product on line at
http://www.sony.com/productregistration
Proper registration will enable us to send
you periodic updates about new products,
services and other important announcements.
Registering your product will also allow us
to contact you in the unlikely event that the
product needs adjustment or modification.
Thank you.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of the
apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do
not place lighted candles on the apparatus.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this
apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place objects
filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Do not expose the batteries (battery pack or batteries
installed) to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like for
a long time.
As the main plug of AC adaptor is used to disconnect the AC
adaptor from the mains, connect it to an easily accessible AC
outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in it, disconnect it
from the AC outlet immediately.
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the
unit itself has been turned off.
The nameplate and important information concerning safety
are located on the bottom exterior of the main unit and on the
surface of the AC adaptor.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not
expressly approved in this manual could void your authority
to operate this equipment.
This equipment must not be co-located or operated in
conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure
limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment and meets
the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in
Supplement C to OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency
(RF) Exposure rules.
This equipment has very low levels of RF energy that it
deemed to comply without maximum permissive exposure
evaluation (MPE). But it is desirable that it should be installed
and operated keeping the radiator at least 20 cm or more
away from person’s body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists,
feet and ankles).
Under Industry Canada regulations, this radio transmitter may
only operate using an antenna of a type and maximum (or
lesser) gain approved for the transmitter by Industry Canada.
To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the
antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the
equivalent isotropically radiated power (e.i.r.p.) is not more
than that necessary for successful communication.
This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt
RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two
conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference, including
interference that may cause undesired operation of the
device.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian
ICES-003.
Important Safety Instructions
1)	 Read these instructions.
2)	 Keep these instructions.
3)	 Heed all warnings.
4)	 Follow all instructions.
5)	 Do not use this apparatus near water.
6)	 Clean only with dry cloth.
7)	 Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8)	 Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers)
that produce heat.
9)	 Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has
two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the
provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an
electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10)	Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the
point where they exit from the apparatus.
11)	Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
manufacturer.
12)	Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus.
When a cart is used, use caution when moving the
cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
13)	Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
unused for long periods of time.
14)	Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing
is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any
way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid
has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus,
the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does
not operate normally, or has been dropped.
WARNING
	Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge,
disassemble or dispose of in fire.
	Dispose of used battery promptly, according to local
environmental laws and guidelines in force. Keep away from
children.
For the State of California, USA only
Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply, See
www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate
Perchlorate Material : Lithium battery contains perchlorate.
On Copyrights and Licenses
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony
Corporation is under license.
The N Mark is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC
Forum, Inc. in the United States and in other countries.
Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and
other countries.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of their
respective owners.
NOTE
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.
For the customers in the USA and Canada
RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES
Lithium-Ion batteries are recyclable.
You can help preserve our environment
by returning your used rechargeable
batteries to the collection and recycling
location nearest you.
For more information regarding
recycling of rechargeable batteries, call toll free
1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/
Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking Lithium-Ion
batteries.
Precautions
Notes when using with a mobile phone
	 For details on operation of your mobile phone when
receiving a telephone call while transmitting the sound
using the Bluetooth connection, refer to the operating
instructions supplied with the mobile phone.
On safety
Notes on the AC adaptor
	 When connecting or disconnecting the AC adaptor, turn off
the system beforehand. Otherwise, it may cause
malfunction.
	 Use only the supplied AC adaptor. To avoid damaging the
system, do not use any other AC adaptor.
Polarity of the plug
	 Plug the AC adaptor into a nearby wall outlet (mains). In the
case of a problem, unplug it from the wall outlet (mains)
immediately.
	 Do not install the AC adaptor in a confined space, such as a
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
	 To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose the
AC adaptor to dripping or splashing, and do not place
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the AC adaptor.
On placement
	 Do not set the speaker in an inclined position.
	 Do not leave the system in a location near heat sources, or
in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
moisture, rain or mechanical shock.
On operation
	 Do not insert any small objects, etc., into the jacks or
ventilation hole on the rear of the system. The system may
short out or malfunction.
On cleaning
	 Do not use alcohol, benzine, or thinner to clean the cabinet.
Others
	 If you have any questions or problems concerning this
system that are not covered in this manual, please consult
your nearest Sony dealer.
What is Bluetooth
Wireless Technology?
Bluetooth wireless technology is a short-range wireless
technology that enables wireless data communication
between digital devices, such as a computer and digital
camera. Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a range
of about 10 m.
Connecting two devices as necessary is common, but some
devices can be connected to multiple devices at the same
time.
You do not need to use a cable for connection, nor is it
necessary for the devices to face one another, such is the case
with infrared technology. For example, you can use such a
device in a bag or pocket.
Bluetooth standard is an international standard supported by
thousands of companies all over the world, and employed by
various companies worldwide.
Communication system and
compatible Bluetooth profiles of the
system
Profile is standardisation of the function for each Bluetooth
device specification. The system supports the following
Bluetooth version and profiles:
Communication System:
Bluetooth Specification version 3.0
Compatible Bluetooth Profiles:
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile): Transmitting
or receiving audio content of high-quality.
AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile): Controlling
the volume.
HSP (Headset Profile): Talking on the phone/Operating the
phone.
HFP (Hands-free Profile): Talking on the phone/Operating
the phone by hands-free.
Maximum communication range
Use Bluetooth devices within 10 m (line of sight) of the system.
Maximum communication range may shorten under the
following conditions.
There is an obstacle such as a person, metal, or wall
between the system and Bluetooth device.
A wireless LAN device is in use near the system.
A microwave oven is in use near the system.
A device that generates electromagnetic radiation is in
use near the system.
Interference from other devices
Because Bluetooth devices and wireless LAN (IEEE802.11b/g)
use the same frequency, microwave interference may occur
and resulting in communication speed deterioration, noise, or
invalid connection if the system is used near a wireless LAN
device. In such a case, perform the following.
Use the system at least 10 m away from the wireless LAN
device.
If the system is used within 10 m of a wireless LAN device,
turn off the wireless LAN device.
Interference to other devices
Microwaves emitting from a Bluetooth device may affect the
operation of electronic medical devices. Turn off the system
and other Bluetooth devices in the following locations, as it
may cause an accident.
where inflammable gas is present, in a hospital, train,
airplane, or a gas station
near automatic doors or a fire alarm
Notes
	 To be able to use the Bluetooth function, the Bluetooth
device to be connected requires the same profile as the
system’s.
Note also that even if the same profile exists, devices may
vary in function depending on their specifications.
	 Due to the characteristic of Bluetooth wireless technology,
the sound played on the system is slightly delayed from the
sound played on the Bluetooth device during talking on the
telephone or listening to the music.
	 This system supports security capabilities that comply with
the Bluetooth standard to provide a secure connection
when the Bluetooth wireless technology is used, but
security may not be enough depending on the setting. Be
careful when communicating using Bluetooth wireless
technology.
	 We do not take any responsibility for the leakage of
information during Bluetooth communication.
	 A device featuring the Bluetooth function is required to
conform to the Bluetooth standard specified by Bluetooth
SIG, and be authenticated. Even if the connected device
conforms to the above mentioned Bluetooth standard,
some devices may not be connected or work correctly,
depending on the features or specifications of the device.
	 Noise or sound skips may occur depending on the Bluetooth
device connected with the system, the communication
environment or the usage environment.
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Tip
	 When the system is turned on first time, the Bluetooth
indicator (blue) starts flashing quickly.
Flashes
quickly
4	 Perform the pairing procedure on the
Bluetooth device to detect the system.
5	 Select“SRS-BTX500”shown in the display of
the Bluetooth device.
If“SRS- BTX500”does not appear on the device’s display,
repeat from step 2.
Note
	 Some devices cannot display a list of detected devices.
6	 If Passcode* input is required on the display
of the Bluetooth device, input“0000.”
The Bluetooth connection is established and the Bluetooth
indicator (blue) on the system stays on.
* Passcode may be called“Passkey,”“PIN code,”“PIN
number,”or“Password.”
Tip
	 To pair with other Bluetooth devices, repeat steps 2 to 6 for each
device.
Notes
	 Pairing mode of the system is cancelled after about 5 minutes,
and the Bluetooth indicator (blue) flashes. If the pairing mode is
cancelled while performing this procedure, start over from
step 3.
	 Passcode of the system is fixed as“0000.”The system cannot be
paired with a Bluetooth device whose Passcode is not“0000.”
	 Once Bluetooth devices are paired, there is no need to pair those
devices again. However, in the following case, you will need to
perform the pairing procedure again.
The system is paired with 9 or more devices.
The system can be paired with up to 8 Bluetooth devices. If a
new device is paired after 8 devices have been paired, the
device whose latest connection time is the oldest among the
8 paired devices is replaced by the new one.
	 More than one device can be paired with the system, but sound
will be heard from just one of those devices.
Pattern B
Connecting with a paired
Bluetooth device
1	 Turn on the system.
The Bluetooth indicator (blue) flashes.
If the AUDIO IN indicator (amber) lights up, press the
BLUETOOTH-PAIRING button.
2	 Set the Bluetooth function of the Bluetooth
device to on.
Tip
	 In the case of the last-connected Bluetooth device, the
system tries to re-establish Bluetooth connection with it if
the device’s Bluetooth function is on. When Bluetooth
connection is established, the Bluetooth indicator (blue) on
the system stays on.
3	 Select“SRS-BTX500”shown in the display of
the Bluetooth device.
If necessary, select a Bluetooth profile that the system
supports from the following: A2DP, HSP or HFP. For details
on each profile, see“What is Bluetooth Wireless Technology?”
The Bluetooth connection is established and the Bluetooth
indicator (blue) on the system stays on.
Notes
	 This step may not be necessary for some devices.
	 If the system cannot connect to the Bluetooth device, delete
“SRS-BTX500”from the Bluetooth device, then perform
pairing again.
Bluetooth standby mode
When the Bluetooth standby mode is set to ON, the system can
be turned on and operated by a Bluetooth device.
Note
	 If the system is being powered by battery, even if the
system is turned off, battery power will continue to be
consumed if the BLUETOOTH STANDBY switch is set to ON.
Pattern C
Connecting with a smartphone
by One touch (NFC)
By just touching the system with an NFC compatible
smartphone, the system is turned on automatically and then
paired and connected with the smartphone.
1	 Download and install the app“NFC Easy
Connect”on the smartphone.
“NFC Easy Connect”is an original app by Sony for Android
phones, and is available at Google Play Store.
Search for“NFC Easy Connect”or scan the following two-
dimensional code to download and install the free app.
Communication fees are required to download the app.
The app may not be downloadable in some country/
regions.
Tip
	 For some smartphones, One touch connection may be
available without downloading the app“NFC Easy Connect.”
In that case, the operation and specifications may be
different from the description here. For details, refer to the
operating instructions supplied with the smartphone.
By the two-dimensional code:
Use a two-dimensional code reader app.
Compatible smartphones
	 Smartphones with the NFC function built-in
(OS: Android 2.3.3 or later, excluding Android 3.x)
About NFC
NFC (Near Field Communication) is a technology enabling
short-range wireless communication between various
devices, such as mobile phones and IC tags. Thanks to the
NFC function, data communication can be achieved easily
just by touching the relevant symbol or designated
location on NFC compatible devices.
2	 Start the app“NFC Easy Connect”on the
smartphone.
Make sure that the application screen is displayed.
3	 Touch the system with the smartphone.
Keep touching the smartphone on the N marked part of
the system until the smartphone vibrates.
Smartphone vibrates
(system recognized)
Follow the on-screen instructions to establish the
connection.
When the Bluetooth connection is established, the
Bluetooth indicator (blue) stays on.
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DC IN 15V jack AUDIO IN jack BLUETOOTH
STANDBY switch
RESET
button
DC OUT ONLY
connector (USB)
Tips
	 If it is difficult to establish the connection, try the following.
Activate the app“NFC Easy Connect”and move the
smartphone slightly on the N marked part of the system.
If the smartphone is in a case, remove it.
	 Touch the system with the smartphone again to disconnect.
	 If you have multiple NFC compatible devices, just touch the
smartphone to a different device to switch the connection
to that device. For example, when your smartphone is
connected with NFC compatible headphones, just touch the
smartphone to the system to change the Bluetooth
connection to the system (One touch connection switching).
Listening to Music
You can enjoy music wirelessly, via the Bluetooth function built
in your devices.
Operations may vary depending on the Bluetooth device.
Refer also to the operating instructions supplied with your
Bluetooth device.
1	 Make the Bluetooth connection between the
system and the device.
For details on the Bluetooth connection procedure, see
“How to Make Wireless Connection with Bluetooth
Devices.”When the Bluetooth connection is established,
the Bluetooth indicator (blue) on the system stays on.
2	 Start playback on the Bluetooth device, then
adjust the volume.
Set the volume of the Bluetooth device to a moderate
level, and press the VOLUME –/+ buttons on the system.
Auto power off
The system automatically turns off after about 20 minutes
when the hands-free is not being used (the system is not
connected with a Bluetooth device via HFP/HSP), and when no
device is being charged via the DC OUT ONLY connector, and
when no music is being played.
After use
Do any of the following.
	 Set the Bluetooth function of the Bluetooth device off. For
details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the
device.
	 Turn off the Bluetooth device.
	 Turn off the system.
	 Touch the system with the smartphone again to disconnect
(NFC compatible smartphones only).
Using Hands-free Calling
While Listening to Music
You can enjoy hands-free calling via Bluetooth connection
with a Bluetooth mobile phone that has a music function and
supports the Bluetooth profile A2DP, and HFP or HSP.
If your Bluetooth mobile phone supports both HFP and HSP,
set to HFP.
Operations may vary depending on the Bluetooth mobile
phone. Refer also to the operating instructions supplied with
your mobile phone.
1	 Make the Bluetooth connection between the
system and the mobile phone.
For details on the Bluetooth connection procedure, see
“How to Make Wireless Connection with Bluetooth
Devices.”When the Bluetooth connection is established,
the Bluetooth indicator (blue) on the system stays on.
2	 Start playback on the Bluetooth mobile
phone, then adjust the volume.
Set the volume of the Bluetooth mobile phone to a
moderate level, and press the VOLUME –/+ buttons on the
system.
To call
Operate the Bluetooth mobile phone. Check that a dialing
tone is heard on the system and talk using the microphone. If
no dialing tone is heard, press the (call) button on the
system for about 2 seconds to change the call device to the
system.
To receive a call
When an incoming call arrives, the playback pauses and a ring
tone is heard from the system. Press the (call) button on
the system and talk using the microphone.
Tips
	 If no ring tone is heard from the system when incoming call
arrives, stop playback and press the (call) button to talk.
	 You can use the hands-free calling when playback is completed.
	 During a call, press the VOLUME –/+ buttons on the system to
adjust the volume.
Notes
	 The sound is output from the left speaker only during a call.
	 Use your smartphone at least 50 cm from the system. Noise may
result if the system and smartphone are too close.
To end a call
Press the (call) button. If you were listening to music when
the call arrived, it will be resumed when the call has finished.
After use
Do any of the following.
	 Set the Bluetooth function of the Bluetooth device off. For
details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the
device.
	 Turn off the Bluetooth device.
	 Turn off the system.
	 Touch the system with the smartphone again to disconnect
(NFC compatible smartphones only).
Unit button functions during a call
Available functions may vary depending on the Bluetooth
mobile phone, or the profiles supported by the Bluetooth
mobile phone. Refer to the operating instructions supplied
with the Bluetooth mobile phone.
Status (call) button
Standby  
Press once to start voice dial (voice dial
compatible mobile phones only).
 
Press for about 2 seconds to redial the phone
number that is dialed last time.
Outgoing
call
 
Press once to cancel outgoing call.
 
Press for about 2 seconds to change call
device between the system and mobile
phone.
Incoming
call
 
Press once to answer call.
 
Press for about 2 seconds to reject call.
During
call
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Press once to finish call.
 
Press for about 2 seconds to change call
device between the system and mobile
phone.
Using Hands-free calling with another
Bluetooth mobile phone while
listening to music
This system is compatible with Multipoint technology, which
allows you to enjoy hands-free calling while listening to music
from a Bluetooth-compatible music player.
	 One touch connection (NFC) cannot be used in this
procedure.
	 Operations may vary depending on the Bluetooth device.
This type of Bluetooth connection may not be established
depending on the combination of the Bluetooth devices.
Refer also to the operating instructions supplied with your
Bluetooth devices.
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N-mark
BATTERY/CHARGE
indicator
VOLUME −/+
buttons
(call) button
SOUND button/
indicator
AUDIO IN button/
indicator
BLUETOOTH -PAIRING
button
Bluetooth indicator
/ button
Illumination lamp
Microphone
1	 Make the Bluetooth connections between the
system and a Bluetooth music player via
A2DP, and between the system and a
Bluetooth mobile phone via HFP or HSP.
For details on the Bluetooth connection procedure, see
“How to Make Wireless Connection with Bluetooth
Devices.”When the Bluetooth connection is established,
the Bluetooth indicator (blue) on the system stays on.
Tips
	 To use only the calling function of a Bluetooth mobile phone
that also has a music function, establish Bluetooth
connection between the system and the mobile phone via
HFP or HSP, not via A2DP.
	 Depending on the Bluetooth mobile phone, while the
Bluetooth connection is established via HFP or HSP, the
other Bluetooth connection via A2DP may also be occupied
by the same Bluetooth mobile phone. A Bluetooth music
player cannot be connected with this system in this case.
Note
	 To make the same connection with the same devices after
turning the system off, follow this procedure again.
To Enjoy the Sound Effect
Setting
You can enjoy sound effects as desired.
1	 Press the SOUND button to select the sound
effect.
The SOUND indicator (see below) shows the current sound
effect setting.
You can switch between effects by repeatedly pressing the
SOUND button.
Status Sound effect
Amber High-quality bass sound will be heard (MEGA
BASS). This setting is enabled by default when
you first turn on the system.
Green Surround sound will be heard (MEGA
BASS+SURROUND).
Off The sound effect is off.
Tip
	 The system remembers the last sound effect setting next time it
is turned on.
Listening to Music by
Wired Connection with a
Portable Audio Device,
etc.
1	 Connect the device to the system.
Connecting cord (not supplied)
(Stereo mini jack)
2	 Turn on the system.
3	 Turn on the connected device.
4	 Press the AUDIO IN button on the system.
5	 Operate the connected device.
Set the volume of the connected device to a moderate
level, then press the VOLUME –/+ buttons on the system.
Notes
	 You cannot play music only by connecting to the system with
the connecting cord. Make sure to also press the AUDIO IN
button.
	 Hands-free calling is not available while you are listening to
music from a device connecting to the system by the connected
cord.
Auto power off
The system automatically turns off after about 20 minutes
when the hands-free is not being used (the system is not
connected with a Bluetooth device via HFP/HSP), and when
no device is being charged via the DC OUT ONLY connector,
and when no music is being played.
Charging USB Devices,
such as Smartphones, via
a USB Connection to the
System
You can charge your smartphone by connecting it to the DC
OUT ONLY connector (USB) of the system, even when using
the system by the built-in battery only. Turn on the system in
order to charge a USB device.
USB cable
(not supplied)
Note
	 This function is not for data communication by USB cable.
Disposing of the System
For environment protection, remove the built-in lithium-ion
battery pack from the system.
Before removing the battery, drain the battery by removing
the AC adaptor and using the system only with the battery.
Take out the lithium-ion battery for recycling.
Do not open the cabinet other than when disposing of
the system.
1	 Turn off the system and remove the AC
adaptor.
2	 Detach the cover of the rear of the system to
remove the battery pack.
	Open the stand.
	Remove the 4 rubber covers from the bottom of the
system.
	 Remove the 4 screws.
	Remove the cover.
	Remove the connector plug from the system.
	Remove the battery.
Note
	 Be careful not to damage the code cover with metallic tweezers,
etc. when you remove the battery pack from the system.
Specifications
Speaker section
Speaker system	 Satellite speaker:
Approx. 48mm (1 15
/16 in) dia. × 2
	 Subwoofer:
Approx. 80mm (3 1
/4 in) dia. × 1
Enclosure type	 Satellite speaker: Sealed enclosure
	 Subwoofer: Passive radiator model
Amplifier section
Reference output power
Using AC adaptor: 10 W + 10 W (Satellite
speaker, at 1 % harmonic distortion, 1 kHz,
6 Ω) 20 W (Subwoofer, at 1 % harmonic
distortion, 100 Hz, 4 Ω)
	 Using battery: 4 W + 4 W (Satellite speaker,
at 10 % harmonic distortion, 1 kHz, 6 Ω)
8 W (Subwoofer, at 10 % harmonic
distortion, 100 Hz, 4 Ω)
Bluetooth
Communication System
Bluetooth Specification version 3.0
Output	 Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2
Maximum communication range
Line of sight approx. 10 m (30 ft)*1
Frequency band	 2.4 GHz band (2.4000 GHz - 2.4835 GHz)
Modulation method
FHSS
Compatible Bluetooth Profiles*2
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution
Profile)
AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control
Profile)
HSP (Headset Profile)
HFP (Hands-free Profile)
Supported Codec*3
SBC*4
, AAC*5
Transmission range (A2DP)
20 Hz - 20,000 Hz (Sampling frequency
44.1 kHz)
*1
	The actual range will vary depending on factors such as
obstacles between devices, magnetic fields around a
microwave oven, static electricity, reception sensitivity,
aerial’s performance, operating system, software
application, etc.
*2
	Bluetooth standard profiles indicate the purpose of
Bluetooth communication between devices.
*3
	Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format
*4
	Subband Codec
*5
	Advanced Audio Coding
Microphone
Type:	 Electret condenser
Directional characteristic:	
Omni directional
Effective frequency range:	
50 Hz -10 kHz
General
Input	 AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo mini jack)
DC OUT	 USB jack Type A (for charging the battery
of a connected device) (5 V, Max.1.5 A)
Power	 DC 15 V (using the supplied AC adaptor
connected to AC 100 V - 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz
power supply) or, using built-in lithium-ion
battery
Usage life of lithium-ion battery (using the Bluetooth
connection)
approx. 6 hours*6
Dimensions (including projecting parts and controls)	
Approx. 385.0 mm × 152.0 mm × 65.0 mm
	 (15 1
/4 in × 6 in × 2 5
/8 in) (w/h/d)
Mass	 Approx. 2,000 g (4 lb 7 oz)
	 including battery
Supplied accessories
AC adaptor (AC-E1530) (1)
Operating Instructions (this document) (2)
Bluetooth® Startup Guide (1)
	 Warranty card (2)
	 Carrying case (1)
*6
	Time may vary, depending on the temperature or
conditions of use.
Design and specifications are subject to change without
notice.
Troubleshooting
No sound / Sound from only one speaker /
Low sound level
Check that both this system and
the connected device are turned
on.
If you are connecting a personal
computer to the system, make sure
the audio output setting of the
computer is set for a Bluetooth
device.
Turn up the volume of the system
and the connected device.
Pair this system and the Bluetooth
device again.
Check that the connected device is
being played back.
If the connected device is monaural,
sound will only be output from the
left speaker.
Check that both plugs of the
connecting cord (not supplied) are
firmly inserted into the system and
the connected device.
Distorted sound /
Humming or noise in the system output
Turn down the volume of the
connected device.
Keep the system away from a TV.
If the connected device has an
equalizer function, set it to off.
Switch the Bluetooth connection to
A2DP by operating the Bluetooth
device when HFP or HSP is set.
Keep the system away from a
microwave oven, wireless LAN, etc.
If you connect a device with a built-
in radio or tuner to this system,
broadcasts may not be received, or
sensitivity may be reduced. Locate
the system farther away from the
device and check that you can listen
to the broadcasts satisfactorily.
Bring this system and the
Bluetooth device closer together.
Remove any obstacle between this
system and the Bluetooth device.
Charge the system by connecting
the AC adaptor if the BATTERY/
CHARGE indicator flashes in green.
Pairing is not possible
Bring this system and the Bluetooth
device to within 1 m of each other.
If the Bluetooth indicator (blue) is not
flashing quickly, press and hold the
BLUETOOTH-PAIRING button on the
system until two beeps are heard.
No voice / Low voice from recipient
Check that both this system and
the connected device are turned
on.
Select HFP or HSP Bluetooth
connection by operating the
Bluetooth device.
Check that output of the Bluetooth
mobile phone is set for the system.
Turn up the volume of the system
and the connected device.
One touch connection (NFC) is
not possible
Keep the smartphone close to the
system until the smartphone
vibrates. If you fail, move the
smartphone slightly on the N
marked part of the system.
If the smartphone is in a case,
remove it.
Check that the NFC function of the
smartphone is set to on.
NFC receiving sensitivity depends on
the device. If you fail to connect with
a smartphone by One touch several
times, connect to the system by on-
screen operation.
Check that the“NFC Easy Connect”
app is displayed on the
smartphone.
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