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  • Brand: Sony
  • Product: Bluetooth speaker
  • Model/name: SRS-X7
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, French, Spanish, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian

Table of Contents

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Personal Audio System
Enjoy Music over Your
Wi-Fi Network
SRS-X7
Enjoy Music over Your
Wi-Fi Network GB
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2 GB
The following three documents are provided.
Enjoy Music over Your Wi-Fi Network (this document)
Provides how to listen to music in your personal computer (PC) over your Wi-Fi network.
Reference Guide (accompanying sheet)
Provides important safety information.
Help Guide (web document for a PC/smartphone)
Provides details about the unit; how to make a BLUETOOTH connection, etc.
http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/srs-x7/zz/
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Thank you for purchasing this Sony product.
With this unit, you can connect devices and enjoy listening to music in various ways as follows.
Playing music over your Wi-Fi network
Playing music over your wired network
ˎ
ˎ For wired network users
ˎ
ˎ For listening to music over your home network (DLNA/AirPlay)
Playing music via BLUETOOTH connection
ˎ
ˎ For listening to music in a BLUETOOTH device (smartphone/iPhone/
Walkman®)
ˎ
ˎ For Wi-Fi network users
ˎ
ˎ For listening to music over your home network
(DLNA/AirPlay)
For more details about connection/playback without Wi-Fi, refer to Help Guide.
http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/srs-x7/zz/
Read this manual.
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Explanations and illustrations in this document are assuming the first-time settings after purchasing or
initializing this unit.
About parts and controls mentioned in this manual, see page 23. If you have difficulty with connection/playback,
see page 20.
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Enjoy listening to music over your Wi-Fi network
Choose A or B in order to listen to music stored in a PC over your home network.
Listening by smartphone/iPhone operation
First, install the “SongPal” app (page 22) on your smartphone/iPhone. This app provides Wi-Fi connection setup with the
unit, and allows you to select/play music in the PC.
A Ô
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Smartphone
iPhone
Required items:
Ą
Ą Wireless router (with access point)
Ą
Ą Smartphone/iPhone
Ą
Ą PC
Server settings for DLNA are
required (page 12).
Each device needs to be connected to
Wi-Fi beforehand.
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Listening with AirPlay (for iTunes users)
You can listen to music in your iTunes by operating the PC. Make a Wi-Fi connection between the unit and wireless router.
B
Required items:
Ą
Ą Wireless router (with access point)
Ą
Ą PC (with iTunes installed)
Each device needs to be connected to
Wi-Fi beforehand.
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Listening by smartphone/iPhone operation
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Smartphone Connecting to Wi-Fi by “SongPal”
First, make a BLUETOOTH connection with the unit. Then configure the Wi-Fi settings. Complete step 6 (page 8) within 15 minutes after turning on the
unit.
For iPhone users, follow the steps on page 9.
1
Preliminary steps:
	Record the SSID and password of your router
in the spaces below.
SSID:
Password:
	 For details, refer to the operating
instructions of your router.
	Make sure the NETWORK OFF/ON switch on
the rear of the unit is set to ON.
	Make sure that a LAN cable is not connected
to the unit.*
	Install the “SongPal” app on your
smartphone.
Search for “SongPal” at
Google Play.
*	 The wired and wireless connection cannot be
used at the same time.
2
Turn on the unit.
When the LINK indicator stops flashing and
turns off, go to the next step.
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3
Start up the “SongPal” app.
Tap [SongPal] on your
smartphone.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
NFC compatible smartphone
Touch the N-Mark on the unit with the
smartphone.
Touch and hold until the
smartphone responds.
Non-NFC compatible smartphone
	Tap [Open the Bluetooth
setting screen].
	Tap the (BLUETOOTH) PAIRING button of
the unit once.
4
Make a BLUETOOTH connection between the unit and smartphone.
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Listening by smartphone/iPhone operation
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	Tap and hold the (BLUETOOTH) PAIRING
button until the (BLUETOOTH) indicator
begins to flash quickly.*
	Tap [SONY:SRS-X7
(Bluetooth)] on the
smartphone’s screen.
*	 The first time you tap the (BLUETOOTH)
PAIRING button after purchasing this unit, the
(BLUETOOTH) indicator flashes quickly.
5
Check that the (BLUETOOTH)
indicator is lit.
When a BLUETOOTH connection is established,
the (BLUETOOTH) indicator stops flashing and
stays lit.
6
Configure the Wi-Fi settings,
following the app’s instructions.
Flashing Lit
When the Wi-Fi connection is complete, the
LINK indicator lights up in green.
Playback
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1
Preliminary steps:
	Record the SSID and password of your router
in the spaces below.
SSID:
Password:
	 For details, refer to the operating
instructions of your router.
	Make sure the NETWORK OFF/ON switch on
the rear of the unit is set to ON.
iPhone Connecting to Wi-Fi by “SongPal”
First, make a BLUETOOTH connection with the unit. Then configure the Wi-Fi settings. Complete step 7 (page 11) within 15 minutes after
turning on the unit.
For smartphone users except for iPhone, follow the steps on page 6.
	Make sure that a LAN cable is not connected
to the unit.*
	Install the “SongPal” app on your iPhone.
Search for “SongPal” at
the App Store.
*	 The wired and wireless connection cannot be
used at the same time.
2
Turn on the unit.
When the LINK indicator stops flashing and
turns off, go to the next step.
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Listening by smartphone/iPhone operation
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3
Set the unit to paring mode.
	Tap the (BLUETOOTH) PAIRING button
once.
	Tap and hold the (BLUETOOTH) PAIRING
button until the (BLUETOOTH) indicator
begins to flash quickly.*
*	 The first time you tap the (BLUETOOTH)
PAIRING button after purchasing this unit, the
(BLUETOOTH) indicator flashes quickly.
4
Search the unit by the iPhone.
Tap [Settings]  [Bluetooth].
Turn on BLUETOOTH.
Tap [SONY:SRS-X7
(Bluetooth)].
5
Check that the (BLUETOOTH)
indicator is lit.
When a BLUETOOTH connection is established,
the (BLUETOOTH) indicator stops flashing and
stays lit.
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6
Start up “SongPal”.
The home screen of “SongPal” is displayed.
Follow the on-screen instructions.
7
Configure the Wi-Fi settings,
following the app’s instructions.
Flashing Lit
When the Wi-Fi connection is complete, the
LINK indicator lights up in green.
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Playback
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Listening by smartphone/iPhone operation
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Smartphone
iPhone Listening to music over your Wi-Fi network
Follow the on-screen instructions of the “SongPal” app.
1
Set up your PC as a DLNA server.
For details about settings, refer to Help Guide.
http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/srs-x7/zz/
Windows users are recommended to install
“Media Go”. For details, refer to Help Guide.
2
Start up the “SongPal” app.
Tap [SongPal] on your
smartphone/iPhone.
3
Tap [Home Network]. Then select the
DLNA server following the on-screen
instructions.
Tap [Home Network].
Following the on-screen instructions of
“SongPal”, select the PC in which music is
stored.
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4
Select a song from the list and play it.
Music in your PC will be heard from the unit.
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About “SongPal”
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Listening with AirPlay (for iTunes users)
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Select the Wi-Fi connection method
Choose  or  depending on your wireless router.
Q	 Does your wireless router have a WPS button?
To check if your wireless router is compatible with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup™), refer to the operating instructions of your router.
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Ô YES 	WPS push-button
configuration method
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Ô page 15
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Ô NO 	Manual setting method
using PC
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1
Check the LAN cable is not
connected, then turn on the unit.
Make sure the NETWORK OFF/ON switch is set
to ON, then turn on the unit. When the LINK
indicator turns off, go to the next step.
2
Place the unit and wireless router
closer, then press the WPS buttons as
follows.
	Press and hold the WPS button of the unit
until you hear a beep.
	Within 90 seconds, press the WPS button of
the router.
When the Wi-Fi connection is complete, the
LINK indicator lights up in green.
3
Play music by operating your PC
(iTunes).
Music in your iTunes will be heard from the unit
via AirPlay.
 WPS push-button configuration method
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Listening with AirPlay (for iTunes users)
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 Manual setting method using PC
1
Preliminary steps:
	Record the SSID and password of your router
in the spaces below.
SSID:
Password:
	 For details, refer to the operating
instructions of your router.
	Make sure the NETWORK OFF/ON switch on
the rear of the unit is set to ON.
2
Connect the unit to the PC with a LAN
cable (not supplied).
3
Turn on the unit.
Wait until the LINK indicator stops flashing and
stays lit in orange.
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4
Display [Sony Network Device
Setting] on your PC.
	Launch a browser.
	Enter the following URL in the address bar.
http://169.254.1.1
5
Select the language from [Language
Setup].
6
Select [Network Settings] from the
menu.
Network Settings
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Listening with AirPlay (for iTunes users)
B
GB
7
Select the SSID of your wireless
router and enter the password.
8
Press [Apply].
Apply
SSID
See the recorded password at the step 1.
9
When prompted, unplug the LAN
cable from the unit.
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10
Check the LINK indicator lights up in
green.
11
Play music by operating your PC
(iTunes).
Flashing Lit
When the Wi-Fi connection is complete, the
LINK indicator lights up in green.
Music in your iTunes will be heard from the unit
via AirPlay.
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Troubleshooting
A Wi-Fi connection between the unit and
home network is not possible
ˎ
ˎ If a LAN cable is connected to the unit,
disconnect it and restart the unit. The unit
automatically tries to connect to the home
network over a wired network when a LAN
cable is connected to the unit.
ˎ
ˎ Check that your wireless router is turned on.
ˎ
ˎ Bring the unit and wireless router closer
together. Devices that use the 2.4 GHz
frequency band, such as a microwave oven,
BLUETOOTH or digital cordless device, etc.,
may interrupt Wi-Fi communication. Move the
unit away from such devices or turn them off.
Distorted sound/Humming or noise in
the unit output
ˎ
ˎ Connect the unit and wireless router/PC via a
LAN cable, not via Wi-Fi.
ˎ
ˎ Turn down the volume of the connected
device.
ˎ
ˎ If a connected device has an equalizer
function, turn it off.
ˎ
ˎ Keep the unit away from a microwave oven,
other wireless devices, etc.
ˎ
ˎ Keep the unit away from metal objects.
No sound/Low sound level
ˎ
ˎ Check that both the unit and connected
device are turned on.
ˎ
ˎ Turn up the volume of the unit and the
connected device.
ˎ
ˎ Check that the connected device is being
played back.
BLUETOOTH connection between the unit
and smartphone/iPhone is not possible
ˎ
ˎ Bring the unit and BLUETOOTH device to
within 1 m of each other.
ˎ
ˎ If the (BLUETOOTH) indicator is not flashing
quickly, tap and hold the (BLUETOOTH)
PAIRING button until the indicator starts
flashing quickly.
iTunes cannot find the unit via AirPlay
ˎ
ˎ Make sure the PC with iTunes installed is
connected to your home network.
ˎ
ˎ Update the software version of iTunes to the
latest version.
/ (on/standby) indicator is flashing red
ˎ
ˎ The unit is in the protect mode.
ˎ
ˎ Push the RESET button on the rear of the unit
with a pointed object, such as a pin. Then turn
on the unit. If the / (on/standby) indicator
keeps flashing, consult your nearest Sony
dealer or the shop you purchased this unit.
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How to check Wi-Fi signal strength
(reception sensitivity)
	While the unit is connected to Wi-Fi (the
LINK indicator lights up in green), tap and
hold the NETWORK button until you hear a
beep.
3
2
1
0
Signal
strength
Number of flashing
indicators
Function buttons on the top panel of the unit
start to flash. The number of flashing indicators
shows the strength of the signal. Flashing stops
when any button is tapped.
To receive a stronger signal, try the following:
ˋ
ˋ Change the direction of the wireless LAN
antenna.
ˋ
ˋ Turn off other wireless devices.
How to use the BLUETOOTH/Network
standby function
If the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is
on, the unit turns on automatically by operating
a BLUETOOTH device or network device, even if
the unit is turned off. The unit will start up more
quickly than usual.
	Check that the AC adaptor is connected,
then turn on the unit.
	Press and hold the / (on/standby) button
until it lights up in orange.
The unit turns off and enters the BLUETOOTH/
Network standby mode.
If you operate a BLUETOOTH device or network
device, the unit turns on automatically and
connection starts.
How to initialize the unit
Initialize the unit if these measures do not
resolve the problem or if the settings fail.
	Make sure the unit is turned on. Tap (press)
and hold both the VOL (volume) – button
and / (on/standby) button at the same
time for more than 5 seconds.
The unit will turn off. Settings will return to their
factory defaults, and all BLUETOOTH pairing
information and network settings will be reset.
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About “SongPal”
“SongPal” is an app for controlling Sony audio devices which are compatible with “SongPal”, by your smartphone/iPhone.
Downloading this app on your smartphone (page 6) or iPhone (page 9) provides the following.
Sound settings of SRS-X7
You can easily customize your sound, or use Sony’s
recommended settings “ClearAudio+”.
Music service
You can enjoy various music services*.
Controlling devices on your home network
You can play music stored in your PC or DLNA server over
your network.
Device Select
Select a “SongPal” compatible
device.
Home screen
Displays the functions of the
selected device, music services,
and apps installed on your
smartphone/iPhone.
Mini player
Controller for the selected function
Settings of the connected device
Various sound/network settings
are displayed. This menu can be
displayed from any screen by
flicking right.
*	 Depending on the country and region, music services and
their period of availability may differ.
A separate registration is required for certain services. An
update of the device may be required.
What you can control with “SongPal” varies depending on the
connected device.
The specification and design of the app may change without
notice.
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Parts and controls
Rear of the unit
Rear of the unit
Charge only*
	Wireless LAN antenna
Set the wireless LAN antenna in the upright position when using
Wi-Fi.
	N-Mark
	UPDATE button
This button will be displayed only when the unit detects a new
version of the software while connected to the Internet.
	VOL (volume) –/+ button
	/ (on/standby) button/indicator
	LINK indicator
	NETWORK button/indicator
	 (BLUETOOTH) PAIRING button/indicator
	NETWORK OFF/ON switch
	RESET button
	WPS button
	LAN port
	DC IN 18 V jack
*	 Playback of a connected USB device is not possible.
For more details about other parts and controls, refer to Help Guide.
http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/srs-x7/zz/
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4-527-954-21(1)
©2014  Sony Corporation
Printed in China

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