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Sony SRS-BTX300 Operating Instructions

Operating instructions.

 
4-449-951-12(1)
Personal Audio System
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones
©2013 Sony Corporation Printed in China
SRS-BTX300
— Increase the separation between the equipment and
English
Personal Audio System
receiver.
— Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different
Before operating the system, please read this guide
from that to which the receiver is connected.
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
— Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician
Owner's Record
for help.
The serial number is located on the inside of the side stand.
For the customers in the USA and Canada
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer
to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding
RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES
this product.
Lithium-Ion batteries are recyclable.
Model No. SRS-BTX300
You can help preserve our environment
Serial No. ________________________________
by returning your used rechargeable
batteries to the collection and recycling
location nearest you.
For customers in the USA
Please register this product on line at
For more information regarding
http://www.sony.com/productregistration
recycling of rechargeable batteries, call toll free
Proper registration will enable us to send
1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/
you periodic updates about new products,
services and other important announcements.
Caution:
Registering your product will also allow us
Do not handle damaged or leaking Lithium-Ion
to contact you in the unlikely event that the
batteries.
product needs adjustment or modification.
Thank you.
Precautions
WARNING
Notes when using with a mobile phone
 For details on operation of your mobile phone when
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
receiving a telephone call while transmitting the sound
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
using the Bluetooth connection, refer to the operating
instructions supplied with the mobile phone.
To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation of the
apparatus with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. And do
On safety
not place lighted candles on the apparatus.
Notes on the AC adaptor
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this
 When connecting or disconnecting the AC adaptor, turn off
apparatus to dripping or splashing, and do not place objects
the system beforehand. Otherwise, it may cause
filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
malfunction.
 Use only the supplied AC adaptor. To avoid damaging the
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a
system, do not use any other AC adaptor.
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.
Polarity of the plug
As the main plug of AC adaptor is used to disconnect the AC
 Plug the AC adaptor into a nearby wall outlet (mains). In the
adaptor from the mains, connect it to an easily accessible AC
case of a problem, unplug it from the wall outlet (mains)
outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in it, disconnect it
immediately.
from the AC outlet immediately.
 Do not install the AC adaptor in a confined space, such as a
The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
 To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose the
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the
unit itself has been turned off.
AC adaptor to dripping or splashing, and do not place
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the AC adaptor.
The nameplate and important information concerning safety
are located on the bottom exterior of the main unit and on the
On placement
surface of the AC adaptor.
 Do not set the speaker in an inclined position.
 Do not leave the system in a location near heat sources, or
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not
in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust,
expressly approved in this manual could void your authority
moisture, rain or mechanical shock.
to operate this equipment.
On operation
This equipment must not be co-located or operated in
 Do not insert any small objects, etc., into the jacks or
conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
ventilation hole on the rear of the system. The system may
short out or malfunction.
This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure
limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment and meets
On cleaning
the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in
 Do not use alcohol, benzine, or thinner to clean the cabinet.
Supplement C to OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency
(RF) Exposure rules.
Others
This equipment has very low levels of RF energy that it
 If you have any questions or problems concerning this
deemed to comply without maximum permissive exposure
system that are not covered in this manual, please consult
evaluation (MPE). But it is desirable that it should be installed
your nearest Sony dealer.
and operated keeping the radiator at least 20 cm or more
away from person's body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists,
feet and ankles).
What is Bluetooth
Under Industry Canada regulations, this radio transmitter may
only operate using an antenna of a type and maximum (or
Wireless Technology?
lesser) gain approved for the transmitter by Industry Canada.
To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the
Bluetooth wireless technology is a short-range wireless
antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the
technology that enables wireless data communication
equivalent isotropically radiated power (e.i.r.p.) is not more
between digital devices, such as a computer and digital
than that necessary for successful communication.
camera. Bluetooth wireless technology operates within a range
of about 10 m.
This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt
RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two
Connecting two devices as necessary is common, but some
conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2)
devices can be connected to multiple devices at the same
this device must accept any interference, including
time.
interference that may cause undesired operation of the
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
device.
with infrared technology. For example, you can use such a
Important Safety Instructions
device in a bag or pocket.
Bluetooth standard is an international standard supported by
1) Read these instructions.
thousands of companies all over the world, and employed by
2) Keep these instructions.
various companies worldwide.
3) Heed all warnings.
Communication system and
4) Follow all instructions.
compatible Bluetooth profiles of the
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
system
7) Do not block any ventilation openings.
Profile is standardisation of the function for each Bluetooth
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
device specification. The system supports the following
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
Bluetooth version and profiles:
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers)
Communication System:
that produce heat.
Bluetooth Specification version 3.0
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
Compatible Bluetooth Profiles:
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile): Transmitting
or receiving audio content of high-quality.
with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has
AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile): Controlling
two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
the volume.
or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the
HSP (Headset Profile): Talking on the phone/Operating the
provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an
phone.
electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
HFP (Hands-free Profile): Talking on the phone/Operating
the phone by hands-free.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the
Maximum communication range
point where they exit from the apparatus.
Use Bluetooth devices within 10 m (line of sight) of the system.
11) Only use attachments/accessories specified by the
Maximum communication range may shorten under the
manufacturer.
following conditions.
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
There is an obstacle such as a person, metal, or wall
specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus.
between the system and Bluetooth device.
When a cart is used, use caution when moving the
A wireless LAN device is in use near the system.
cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
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
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when
and resulting in communication speed deterioration, noise, or
unused for long periods of time.
invalid connection if the system is used near a wireless LAN
14) Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing
device. In such a case, perform the following.
is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any
Use the system at least 10 m away from the wireless LAN
device.
way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid
If the system is used within 10 m of a wireless LAN device,
has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus,
turn off the wireless LAN device.
the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does
Interference to other devices
not operate normally, or has been dropped.
WARNING
Microwaves emitting from a Bluetooth device may affect the
operation of electronic medical devices. Turn off the system
 Battery may explode if mistreated. Do not recharge,
and other Bluetooth devices in the following locations, as it
disassemble or dispose of in fire.
may cause an accident.
 Dispose of used battery promptly, according to local
where inflammable gas is present, in a hospital, train,
environmental laws and guidelines in force. Keep away from
airplane, or a gas station
children.
near automatic doors or a fire alarm
For the State of California, USA only
Notes
Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply, See
 To be able to use the Bluetooth function, the Bluetooth
www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate
device to be connected requires the same profile as the
Perchlorate Material : Lithium battery contains perchlorate.
system's.
Note also that even if the same profile exists, devices may
On Copyrights and Licenses
vary in function depending on their specifications.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the
 Due to the characteristic of Bluetooth wireless technology,
Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony
the sound played on the system is slightly delayed from the
Corporation is under license.
sound played on the Bluetooth device during talking on the
The N Mark is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC
telephone or listening to the music.
Forum, Inc. in the United States and in other countries.
 This system supports security capabilities that comply with
Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
the Bluetooth standard to provide a secure connection
iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and
when the Bluetooth wireless technology is used, but
other countries.
security may not be enough depending on the setting. Be
Other trademarks and trade names are those of their
careful when communicating using Bluetooth wireless
respective owners.
technology.
 We do not take any responsibility for the leakage of
NOTE
information during Bluetooth communication.
 A device featuring the Bluetooth function is required to
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
conform to the Bluetooth standard specified by Bluetooth
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
SIG, and be authenticated. Even if the connected device
FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential
conforms to the above mentioned Bluetooth standard,
some devices may not be connected or work correctly,
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate
depending on the features or specifications of the device.
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
 Noise or sound skips may occur depending on the Bluetooth
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
device connected with the system, the communication
interference to radio communications. However, there is no
environment or the usage environment.
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.
VOLUME −/+
buttons
SOUND button/
indicator
LOCK RELEASE
(call) button
AUDIO IN button/
switch
indicator
BATTERY/CHARGE
indicator
N-mark
BLUETOOTH -PAIRING
button
Side stand
Bluetooth indicator
/ button
Illumination lamp
Microphone
RESET
AUDIO IN jack
button
DC IN12.5V
BLUETOOTH
DC OUT ONLY
jack
STANDBY switch
connector (USB)
Function of Parts
Turning the System on
and off/Charging the
BATTERY/CHARGE indicator
Lights up, flashes or turns off depending on the status of
system
the system.
For details, see the following section, "Indications of BATTERY/
CHARGE indicator. "
This system can operate by AC adaptor or built-in lithium-ion
battery (rechargeable). Charge the battery before using the
N-mark
system for the first time.
Touch to make Bluetooth connection with an NFC
compatible smartphone.
1
Connect the supplied AC adaptor.
(call) button
The BATTERY/CHARGE indicator (amber) lights up when
Press to call or operate during a call.
the battery is being charged, and turns off when charging
VOLUME −/+ buttons
is complete. It takes approximately 4 hours to charge the
Adjusts the volume.
battery.
LOCK RELEASE switch
Use for opening and closing the side stand.
Side stand
Open to use the system.
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.
DC IN 12.5V 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.
2
Press the / button.
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
Tip
Turns the system on/off.
 You can operate the system by battery instead of the AC adaptor
by charging the system before use.
Indications of BATTERY/CHARGE
Notes
indicator (built-in lithium-ion battery)
 When the BATTERY/CHARGE indicator flashes as below,
charge the system. In these cases, you cannot charge
Status
BATTERY/CHARGE indicator
devices via the DC OUT ONLY connector.
System turned on
Lights up (green) (battery
Flashes (green) (Battery power is low).
Flashes (amber), then turns off after turning on the system
operation only)
(No battery power remaining).
Battery requires charging
Flashes (green)
 When you switch the power source between AC adaptor
Charging battery
Lights up (amber)
and battery by connecting/disconnecting the AC adaptor,
the system stops sound output for a short while. This is not
Charging complete
Off
a malfunction.
 The maximum power output will be lower when the AC
Indications of Illumination lamp
adaptor is disconnected.
 In an extremely cold or hot environment, note the following
Status
Illumination lamp
points.
When operating by the AC adaptor, charging may complete
AUDIO IN mode
Lights up (white)
too quickly, or may not be possible.
Searching for a device
Lights up (white)
When operating on battery only, the system may stop after
the BATTERY/CHARGE indicator flashes (green) three times.
Connecting to Bluetooth
Lights up (blue)
device
 Charge the battery at least twice a year.
Pressing VOLUME−/+
Flashes once (white)
To reset the system
buttons
Press the RESET button on the rear of the system with a
When the volume hits the
Flashes three times (white)
pointed object if the buttons on the system do not function.
maximum or minimum
Tip
How to Make Wireless
 To turn the illumination on/off, hold down the
BLUETOOTH-PAIRING button, then press and hold the /
Connection with
button.
Indications of the Bluetooth function
Bluetooth Devices
Status
Bluetooth indicator (blue)
You can enjoy music and hands-free calling with the system
Pairing with a device
Flashes quickly
wirelessly by using your device's Bluetooth function.
Choose one of the following three connection methods, best
Searching for a device
Flashes
suited for the Bluetooth device. For details on how to operate
Connected to a device
Lights up
your device, refer to the operating instructions supplied with
Bluetooth standby mode
Flashes slowly
the device.
Pairing with a Bluetooth device:
see
Pattern A
Opening the Side Stand
Bluetooth devices need to be "paired" with each other
beforehand.
Open the side stand and operate the buttons inside. The side
Connecting with a paired device:
stand also functions as a support while using the system.
see
Pattern B
Slide the LOCK RELEASE switch in the direction of the arrow
(illustration) to open the side stand.
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
To close the side stand
1
Turn on the system.
Close the side stand when you carry the system.
Slide the LOCK RELEASE switch in the direction shown by the
The Bluetooth indicator (blue) flashes.
arrow above, then close the side stand by hand.
If the AUDIO IN indicator (amber) lights up, press the
The system automatically turns off when the side stand is
BLUETOOTH-PAIRING button.
closed.
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.
Tips
Tip
 When the system is turned on first time, the Bluetooth
 If it is difficult to establish the connection, try the following.
Activate the app "NFC Easy Connect" and move the
indicator (blue) starts flashing quickly.
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.
Flashes quickly
4
Perform the pairing procedure on the
Bluetooth device to detect the system.
5
Select "SRS-BTX300" shown in the display of
the Bluetooth device.
If "SRS- BTX300" does not appear on the device's display,
repeat from step 2.
Operations may vary depending on the Bluetooth device.
Note
Refer also to the operating instructions supplied with your
 Some devices cannot display a list of detected devices.
Bluetooth device.
6
1
If Passcode* input is required on the display
Make the Bluetooth connection between the
of the Bluetooth device, input "0000. "
system and the device.
The Bluetooth connection is established and the Bluetooth
For details on the Bluetooth connection procedure, see
indicator (blue) on the system stays on.
"How to Make Wireless Connection with Bluetooth
* Passcode may be called "Passkey, " "PIN code, " "PIN
Devices. " When the Bluetooth connection is established,
number, " or "Password. "
the Bluetooth indicator (blue) on the system stays on.
2
Tip
Start playback on the Bluetooth device, then
 To pair with other Bluetooth devices, repeat steps 2 to 6 for each
adjust the volume.
device.
Set the volume of the Bluetooth device to a moderate
level, and press the VOLUME –/+ buttons on the system.
Notes
 Pairing mode of the system is cancelled after about 5 minutes,
Auto power off
and the Bluetooth indicator (blue) flashes. If the pairing mode is
The system automatically turns off after about 20 minutes
cancelled while performing this procedure, start over from
when the hands-free is not being used (the system is not
step 3.
connected with a Bluetooth device via HFP/HSP), and when no
 Passcode of the system is fixed as "0000. " The system cannot be
device is being charged via the DC OUT ONLY connector, and
paired with a Bluetooth device whose Passcode is not "0000. "
when no music is being played.
 Once Bluetooth devices are paired, there is no need to pair those
devices again. However, in the following case, you will need to
After use
perform the pairing procedure again.
Do any of the following.
The system is paired with 9 or more devices.
 Set the Bluetooth function of the Bluetooth device off. For
The system can be paired with up to 8 Bluetooth devices. If a
new device is paired after 8 devices have been paired, the
details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the
device.
device whose latest connection time is the oldest among the
8 paired devices is replaced by the new one.
 Turn off the Bluetooth device.
 More than one device can be paired with the system, but sound
 Turn off the system.
will be heard from just one of those devices.
 Touch the system with the smartphone again to disconnect
(NFC compatible smartphones only).
Pattern B
Connecting with a paired
Using Hands-free Calling
Bluetooth device
While Listening to Music
1
Turn on the system.
The Bluetooth indicator (blue) flashes.
You can enjoy hands-free calling via Bluetooth connection
If the AUDIO IN indicator (amber) lights up, press the
with a Bluetooth mobile phone that has a music function and
BLUETOOTH-PAIRING button.
supports the Bluetooth profile A2DP, and HFP or HSP.
If your Bluetooth mobile phone supports both HFP and HSP,
2
Set the Bluetooth function of the Bluetooth
set to HFP.
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-BTX300" 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-BTX300" from the Bluetooth device, then perform
pairing again.
Operations may vary depending on the Bluetooth mobile
Bluetooth standby mode
phone. Refer also to the operating instructions supplied with
your mobile phone.
When the Bluetooth standby mode is set to ON, the system can
be turned on and operated by a Bluetooth device.
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.
Notes
To receive a call
 The Bluetooth standby function will be turned off
automatically when the side stand is closed.
When an incoming call arrives, the playback pauses and a ring
 If the system is being powered by battery, even if the
tone is heard from the system. Press the
(call) button on
system is turned off, battery power will continue to be
the system and talk using the microphone.
consumed if the BLUETOOTH STANDBY switch is set to ON.
Tips
Pattern C
 If no ring tone is heard from the system when incoming call
Connecting with a smartphone
arrives, stop playback and press the
(call) button to talk.
 You can use the hands-free calling when playback is completed
by One touch (NFC)
 During a call, press the VOLUME –/+ buttons on the system to
adjust the volume.
By just touching the system with an NFC compatible
Notes
smartphone, the system is turned on automatically and then
paired and connected with the smartphone.
 The sound is output from the left speaker only during a call.
 Use your smartphone at least 50 cm from the system. Noise may
1
Download and install the app "NFC Easy
result if the system and smartphone are too close.
Connect" on the smartphone.
To end a call
"NFC Easy Connect" is an original app by Sony for Android
Press the
(call) button. If you were listening to music when
phones, and is available at Google Play Store.
the call arrived, it will be resumed when the call has finished.
Search for "NFC Easy Connect" or scan the following two-
dimensional code to download and install the free app.
After use
Communication fees are required to download the app.
Do any of the following.
The app may not be downloadable in some country/
 Set the Bluetooth function of the Bluetooth device off. For
regions.
details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the
Tip
device.
 Turn off the Bluetooth device.
 For some smartphones, One touch connection may be
 Turn off the system.
available without downloading the app "NFC Easy Connect. "
In that case, the operation and specifications may be
 Touch the system with the smartphone again to disconnect
(NFC compatible smartphones only).
different from the description here. For details, refer to the
operating instructions supplied with the smartphone.
Unit button functions during a call
By the two-dimensional code:
Available functions may vary depending on the Bluetooth
Use a two-dimensional code reader app.
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.
Compatible smartphones
 Smartphones with the NFC function built-in
Outgoing
 Press once to cancel outgoing call.
(OS: Android 2.3.3 or later, excluding Android 3.x)
call
 Press for about 2 seconds to change call
device between the system and mobile
About NFC
phone.
NFC (Near Field Communication) is a technology enabling
Incoming
 Press once to answer call.
short-range wireless communication between various
call
 Press for about 2 seconds to reject call.
devices, such as mobile phones and IC tags. Thanks to the
During
 Press once to finish call.
NFC function, data communication can be achieved easily
call
 Press for about 2 seconds to change call
just by touching the relevant symbol or designated
device between the system and mobile
location on NFC compatible devices.
phone.
2
Start the app "NFC Easy Connect" on the
smartphone.
Using Hands-free calling with another
Make sure that the application screen is displayed.
Bluetooth mobile phone while
3
Touch the system with the smartphone.
listening to music
Keep touching the smartphone on the N marked part of
the system until the smartphone vibrates.
This system is compatible with Multipoint technology, which
allows you to enjoy hands-free calling while listening to music
Smartphone vibrates
from a Bluetooth-compatible music player.
(system recognized)
Lights up
 One touch connection (NFC) cannot be used in this
procedure.
 Operations may vary depending on the Bluetooth device.
Follow the on-screen instructions to establish the
connection.
This type of Bluetooth connection may not be established
depending on the combination of the Bluetooth devices.
When the Bluetooth connection is established, the
Bluetooth indicator (blue) stays on.
Refer also to the operating instructions supplied with your
Bluetooth devices.
1
Make the Bluetooth connections between the
Specifications
system and a Bluetooth music player via
A2DP, and between the system and a
AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS
Bluetooth mobile phone via HFP or HSP.
POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION:
For details on the Bluetooth connection procedure, see
"How to Make Wireless Connection with Bluetooth
With 6 ohm loads both channels driven,
from 150 Hz - 10,000 Hz; rated 10 watts per
Devices. " When the Bluetooth connection is established,
channel minimum RMS power, with no
the Bluetooth indicator (blue) on the system stays on.
more than 10% total harmonic distortion
Tips
in AC operation.
 To use only the calling function of a Bluetooth mobile phone
Speaker section
that also has a music function, establish Bluetooth
connection between the system and the mobile phone via
Speaker system
Main speaker :
HFP or HSP, not via A2DP.
70 mm (2
4
/
in) × 2 (FULL RANGE)
5
 Depending on the Bluetooth mobile phone, while the
Passive speaker:
Bluetooth connection is established via HFP or HSP, the
103 mm × 60 mm (4
1
/
in × 2
2
/
in) (w/h)
10
5
other Bluetooth connection via A2DP may also be occupied
Enclosure type
Passive radiator model
by the same Bluetooth mobile phone. A Bluetooth music
player cannot be connected with this system in this case.
Amplifier section
Note
Reference output power
 To make the same connection with the same devices after
10 W + 10 W (AC adaptor, at 1 % harmonic
distortion, 1 kHz, 6 Ω), 4 W + 4 W (Battery,
turning the system off, follow this procedure again.
at 10 % harmonic distortion, 1 kHz, 6 Ω)
Bluetooth
To Enjoy the Sound Effect
Communication System
Bluetooth Specification version 3.0
Setting
Output
Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2
Maximum communication range
You can enjoy sound effects as desired.
Line of sight approx. 10 m (30 ft)*
1
1
Press the SOUND button to select the sound
Frequency band
2.4 GHz band (2.4000 GHz - 2.4835 GHz)
effect.
Modulation method
FHSS
The SOUND indicator (see below) shows the current sound
Compatible Bluetooth Profiles*
2
effect setting.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution
You can switch between effects by repeatedly pressing the
Profile)
SOUND button.
AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control
Profile)
Status
Sound effect
HSP (Headset Profile)
HFP (Hands-free Profile)
Amber High-quality bass sound will be heard (MEGA
Supported Codec*
3
BASS). This setting is enabled by default when
SBC*
, AAC*
4
5
you first turn on the system.
Transmission range (A2DP)
20 Hz - 20,000 Hz (Sampling frequency
Green Surround sound will be heard (MEGA
44.1 kHz)
BASS+SURROUND).
*
1
The actual range will vary depending on factors such as
obstacles between devices, magnetic fields around a
Off
The sound effect is off.
microwave oven, static electricity, reception sensitivity,
aerial's performance, operating system, software
application, etc.
Tip
*
Bluetooth standard profiles indicate the purpose of
2
 The system remembers the last sound effect setting next time it
Bluetooth communication between devices.
is turned on.
*
3
Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format
*
4
Subband Codec
*
5
Advanced Audio Coding
Listening to Music by
Microphone
Type:
Electret condenser
Wired Connection with a
Directional characteristic:
Omni directional
Portable Audio Device,
Effective frequency range:
50 Hz -10 kHz
etc.
General
Input
AUDIO IN jack (ø 3.5 mm stereo mini jack)
1
Connect the device to the system.
DC OUT
USB jack Type A (for charging the battery
of a connected device) (5 V, Max.1.5 A)
Power
DC 12.5 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. 8 hours*
6
Dimensions (including projecting parts and controls)
Approx. 341.0 mm × 115.0 mm × 58.5 mm
(Stereo mini jack)
(13
1
/
in × 4
5
/
in × 2
3
/
in) (w/h/d)
2
8
8
(Side stand closed)
Approx. 341.0 mm × 115.0 mm ×72.0 mm
(13
/
in × 4
/
in × 2
/
in) (w/h/d)
1
5
7
2
8
8
(Side stand open)
Mass
Approx.1,600 g (3 lb 8 oz)
including battery
Supplied accessories
AC adaptor (1)
Operating Instructions (this document) (2)
Connecting cord (not supplied)
Bluetooth ® Startup Guide (1)
Warranty card (2)
2
Turn on the system.
Carrying case (1)
*
Time may vary, depending on the temperature or
6
3
Turn on the connected device.
conditions of use.
4
Press the AUDIO IN button on the system.
Design and specifications are subject to change without
notice.
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 to the DC
OUT ONLY connector (USB) of the system. When using the
system by the built-in battery only, you can also charge a
smartphone from the battery of the system. 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.
 Remove the two rubber covers at the center of the
rear of the system.
 Remove the two 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.
Troubleshooting
No sound / Sound from only one speaker /
Low sound level
Check that both this system and
Check that the side stand is
the connected device are turned
opened.
on.
The system automatically turns off
when the side stand is closed.
Turn up the volume of the system
If you are connecting a personal
and the connected device.
computer to the system, make sure
the audio output setting of the
computer is set for a Bluetooth
device.
Check that the connected device is
Pair this system and the Bluetooth
being played back.
device again.
Check that both plugs of the
If the connected device is monaural,
connecting cord (not supplied) are
sound will only be output from the
firmly inserted into the system and
left speaker.
the connected device.
Distorted sound /
Humming or noise in the system output
Turn down the volume of the
Keep the system away from a TV.
connected device.
If the connected device has an
Switch the Bluetooth connection to
equalizer function, set it to off.
A2DP by operating the Bluetooth
device when HFP or HSP is set.
Keep the system away from a
If you connect a device with a built-
microwave oven, wireless LAN, etc.
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
Charge the system by connecting
Bluetooth device closer together.
the AC adaptor if the BATTERY/
Remove any obstacle between this
CHARGE indicator flashes in green
.
system and the Bluetooth device.
Pairing is not possible
Bring this system and the Bluetooth
If the Bluetooth indicator (blue) is not
device to within 1 m of each other.
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
Select HFP or HSP Bluetooth
the connected device are turned
connection by operating the
on.
Bluetooth device.
Check that output of the Bluetooth
Turn up the volume of the system
mobile phone is set for the system.
and the connected device.
One touch connection (NFC) is
not possible
Keep the smartphone close to the
If the smartphone is in a case,
system until the smartphone
remove it.
vibrates. If you fail, move the
smartphone slightly on the N
marked part of the system.
Check that the NFC function of the
NFC receiving sensitivity depends on
smartphone is set to 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.

Summary of Contents

  • Page 1

    8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat Charging complete Bluetooth version and profiles: “NFC Easy Connect” is an original app by Sony for Android a malfunction. Press the (call) button. If you were listening to music when registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) phones, and is available at Google Play Store.

  • Page 2

     No coloque los altavoces en posición inclinada. No abra el gabinete excepto para desechar el sistema. Si no aparece “SRS-BTX300” en la pantalla del dispositivo, alimentación de CA (toma de corriente) mientras esté  No deje el sistema en una ubicación cercana a fuentes de Escuchar música...

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