Sony SRS-X77 Help Manual
Sony SRS-X77 Help Manual

Sony SRS-X77 Help Manual

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Personal Audio System
SRS-X77
The following explains how to use this speaker. Select a topic from the navigation pane on the left.
The content referenced in the Wi-Fi Startup Guide and Operating Instructions are described in
detail through the following links.
Network connection (wired)
You can connect the speaker to a wired network if a Wi-Fi network connection is not possible.
Playback via a network (Windows 8, Windows Media Player)
You can listen to music stored in a Windows 8 PC connected to your network using Windows Media Player.
Playback via a network (Windows 7, Windows Media Player)
You can listen to music stored in a Windows 7 PC connected to your network using Windows Media Player.
Playback via a network (internet music streaming service)
You can stream music from the internet using SongPal.
Playback via a network (SongPal Link)
Enjoy music in any room via Wi-Fi. You can listen to your favorite music stored in your computer or mobile
phone, or from music streaming services, in different rooms with high sound quality.
Audio cable connection (AUDIO IN port, portable audio device)

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Summary of Contents for Sony SRS-X77

  • Page 1 Help Guide Personal Audio System SRS-X77 The following explains how to use this speaker. Select a topic from the navigation pane on the left. The content referenced in the Wi-Fi Startup Guide and Operating Instructions are described in detail through the following links.
  • Page 2 You can connect the device to the AUDIO IN jack with a commercially-available audio cable. How to Use Getting Started SongPal Listening to music via home network Listening to music via BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music by connecting with an audio cable Listening to music on an Xperia Listening to music on a smartphone Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod...
  • Page 3 Troubleshooting Main unit Network BLUETOOTH Additional information List of Topics How to Use Troubleshooting 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table Of Contents SRS-X77 Help Guide ........................Network connection (wired) ......................Playback via a network (Windows 8, Windows Media Player) ............Playback via a network (Windows 7, Windows Media Player) ............Playback via a network (internet music streaming service) ............
  • Page 5 Listening to music by connecting with an audio cable ..............Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) ......................Connecting to a portable audio device, etc............... Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc............
  • Page 6 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 7) ............Listening to music on a PC via a BLUETOOTH connection ........... Listening to music on a PC (Windows Vista) ................Selecting the network connection method ................About home network (DLNA) ....................
  • Page 7 Disposal and transfer ......................How to Use ........................... Troubleshooting ..........................TOC-4...
  • Page 8 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network This section describes how to connect the speaker to a wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then how to connect the router to the computer.
  • Page 9 When you connect the speaker to a network for the first time after purchase, or after you initialize the speaker, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 10 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 8) (Windows Media Player) You can use a PC as a controller (operating device). Music can be played back by using the [Play To] function, after starting Windows Media Player. Follow the instructions on the PC screen to operate.
  • Page 11 5. Right-click or press and hold a song to be played. 6. Select [Play To] from the menu. The device list appears. 7. Select [SRS-X77]. 8. Play back the selected song, and adjust the volume. The selected song will be heard from the speaker.
  • Page 12 Some content may not be playable with DLNA certified products. Related Topic Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 8) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 13 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 7) (Windows Media Player) You can use a PC as a controller (operating device). Music stored in the PC can be played back by simple operations with the [Play To] function of Windows 7. Follow the instructions on the PC screen to operate.
  • Page 14 The device list appears. 6. Select [SRS-X77]. 7. Play back the selected song, and adjust the volume. The selected song will be heard from the speaker. Hint After SongPal is downloaded and installed to your smartphone/iPhone, you can use it as a remote control to operate devices connected to the speaker.
  • Page 15 The specification and design of the application may change without notice. 1. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start up the application. SongPal 2. Tap [SRS-X77]. 3. Tap the desired music service. The selected music service starts, and a list of playable music is displayed.
  • Page 16 In some cases, the speaker may need to be activated by a music service. Follow the instructions on the music service’s application or SongPal. The services that the third parties provide may be revised, stopped, and discontinued without a notice. Sony bears no responsibility for this.
  • Page 17 1. Connect the speaker and your smartphone/iPhone to the same SSID of your wireless router. 2. Connect the SongPal Link compatible devices to the same wireless router as that used by the speaker and the smartphone/iPhone. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 18: Connecting To A Portable Audio Device, Etc

    Be sure to turn off the power of the device before making any connections. 1. Connect a device to the AUDIO IN jack with a audio cable (not supplied). Related Topic Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 19: Getting Started

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Getting Started Overview Parts and controls Included items Power source 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 20: Songpal

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 SongPal About SongPal Wi-Fi network connection Device control Speaker settings 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 21: Listening To Music Via Home Network

    Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows Vista) Listening to music on a computer via a network (Mac) Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod via a network Listening to music on an Xperia via a network 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 22: Listening To Music Via Bluetooth Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music via BLUETOOTH connection How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 23: Listening To Music By Connecting With An Audio Cable

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music by connecting with an audio cable Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 24: Listening To Music On An Xperia

    Listening to music on an Xperia via a network Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 25: Listening To Music On A Smartphone

    How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 26: Listening To Music On An Iphone/Ipad/Ipod

    Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod via a network Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod via a BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 27: Listening To Music On A Walkman

    How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a Walkman via a BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 28: Listening To Music On A Pc (Windows 8)

    How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a PC via a network (Modern UI) Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 8) Listening to music on a PC via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 29: Listening To Music On A Pc (Windows 7)

    Selecting the network connection method About home network (DLNA) How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 7) Listening to music on a PC via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 30: Listening To Music On A Pc (Windows Vista)

    Selecting the network connection method About home network (DLNA) How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows Vista) Listening to music on a PC via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 31 Selecting the network connection method About home network (DLNA) How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a computer via a network (Mac) Listening to music on a PC via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 32 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Information About the indicators Compatible devices and operating systems Software update Wi-Fi signal strength About standby functions Notes on use Trademarks Support website 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 33 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 34 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Main unit Power supply Sound 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 35 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Network Network connection Music Services Home network (DLNA) AirPlay 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 36 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 BLUETOOTH Pairing One-touch connection (NFC) Sound 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 37 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Additional information Software update Reset Disposal and transfer 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 38: Parts And Controls

    Help Guide List of Topics Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to Use Getting Started Overview What you can do with the speaker Parts and controls Parts and controls Included items Checking the included items Power source Connecting to an AC outlet...
  • Page 39 Checking the battery level Setting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) Listening to music via home network Selecting the network connection method Selecting the Wi-Fi network connection method Selecting the wired network connection method About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Listening to music on a PC via a network (Modern UI) Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router Connection method 2: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a computer connected with a LAN cable...
  • Page 40 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows Vista) Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router Connection method 2: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a computer connected with a LAN cable Connection method 3: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a PC connected wirelessly (Windows Vista) Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network Connection method 5: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch...
  • Page 41 Listening to music by connecting with an audio cable Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) Connecting to a portable audio device, etc. Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. Listening to music on an Xperia Selecting the network connection method Selecting the Wi-Fi network connection method...
  • Page 42 Switching devices by one touch (NFC) Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) Connecting to a portable audio device, etc. Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod Selecting the network connection method Selecting the Wi-Fi network connection method Selecting the wired network connection method...
  • Page 43 Listening to music on a PC (Windows 8) Selecting the network connection method Selecting the Wi-Fi network connection method Selecting the wired network connection method About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a PC via a network (Modern UI) Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router...
  • Page 44: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Windows 7)

    About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 7) Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router Connection method 2: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a computer connected with a LAN cable Connection method 3: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a PC connected wirelessly (Windows 7/Windows 8) Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network...
  • Page 45: Listening To Music On A Mac

    Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) Listening to music on a Mac Selecting the network connection method Selecting the Wi-Fi network connection method Selecting the wired network connection method About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance)
  • Page 46: Notes On Use

    Standby mode differences Notes on use Precautions Notes on charging Disposing of the speaker What is BLUETOOTH wireless technology? What is LDAC? Trademarks Trademarks Important information on software Notes on software Support website Customer support websites 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    Help Guide List of Topics Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Troubleshooting What can I do to solve a problem? Main unit Power supply Unable to turn on the speaker or charge the built-in battery None of the speaker buttons can be operated.
  • Page 48: Bluetooth

    There is no sound (BLUETOOTH) Distorted sound/Humming or noise Additional information Software update Updating the pre-installed software Reset Using the RESET button Initializing the speaker Disposal and transfer Disposing of or giving away this speaker 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 49: Using The Bluetooth/Network Standby Function

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function If the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is on, the speaker turns on automatically by operating a BLUETOOTH device or network device, and BLUETOOTH or network connection starts.
  • Page 50 The specification and design of the application may change without notice. 1. Set up your PC as a DLNA server. For details about settings, see Related Topic below. 2. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start up the application. SongPal 3. Tap [SRS-X77]. 4. Tap [Home Network].
  • Page 51 Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 8) Setting your PC for operating from a controller such as smartphone/ iPhone (Windows 8) Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 7) Setting your PC as a DLNA server (Windows Vista) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 52 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 8) Windows 8 supports DLNA1.5. A Windows 8 PC can be used as both a DLNA server and controller. By operating from a Windows 8 PC, you can enjoy music stored in a DLNA server (including a Windows 8 PC) on your home network with the speaker if you set the following.
  • Page 53 Setting your PC for operating from a controller such as smartphone/ iPhone (Windows 8) Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 8) (Windows Media Player) Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 54 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 7) A Windows 7 PC can be used as both DLNA server and controller. By operating from a Windows 7 PC and DLNA controller on your home network, you can enjoy music stored in a DLNA server (including a Windows 7 PC) on your home network with the speaker if you set the following.
  • Page 55 6. Select [Choose media streaming options…] from [Media streaming]. 7. If [Media streaming is not turned on] appears in the [Media streaming options] screen, select [Turn on media streaming]. 8. Select [Allow All]. The [Allow All Media Devices] screen appears. If all the devices in the local network are allowed ([Allow]) to access your network, select [OK] and close the screen.
  • Page 56 Related Topic Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 7) (Windows Media Player) Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 57: Listening To Music On A Portable Audio Device, Etc

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. You can use the speaker as an ordinary wired speaker system by connecting a portable audio device, etc., using a commercially-available audio cable.
  • Page 58 After SongPal is downloaded and installed to your smartphone/iPhone, you can use it as a remote control to adjust the speaker's volume, etc. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 59: Overview

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Overview What you can do with the speaker Introduction to the main features 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 60 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Parts and controls Parts and controls Introduction to the buttons, terminals and indicators on the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 61: Included Items

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Included items Checking the included items Check that all items are included with the speaker before use. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 62: Power Source

    You can charge your smartphone from the speaker connected with the USB cable. Auto standby function If no operation is performed and no sound is input for about 15 minutes, the speaker turns off automatically. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 63: About Songpal

    About SongPal How to use the SongPal screen SongPal is a application for controlling Sony audio devices which are compatible with SongPal, by your smartphone/iPhone. What you can do with SongPal SongPal can set up a Wi-Fi connection with the speaker, allowing you to select/play music on the PC or server via your home network.
  • Page 64: Wi-Fi Network Connection

    Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using SongPal (iPhone) You can connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network using SongPal installed on your iPhone. First, make a BLUETOOTH connection between the speaker and the iPhone. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 65: Device Control

    You can use various music streaming services offered on the internet, using SongPal installed on your smartphone/iPhone. Listening to the same music with multiple speakers or different music in different places (SongPal Link function) You can play the same music in different places at the same time. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 66: Speaker Settings

    You can check the battery level of the speaker using the SongPal installed on your smartphone/iPhone. Setting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) You can select the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality of the speaker, using SongPal installed on your smartphone/iPhone. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 67: Selecting The Network Connection Method

    Select the network connection method, which depends on your network environment. Selecting the wired network connection method Connect the speaker to your wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then connect the router to the computer. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 68: About Home Network (Dlna)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (for example, a PC) on a home network using the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 69: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Modern Ui)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Modern UI) Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router If your wireless router has a WPS button (AOSS), you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by this method.
  • Page 70: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Windows 8)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 8) Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router If your wireless router has a WPS button (AOSS), you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by this method.
  • Page 71: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Windows 7)

    You can listen to music stored in a Windows 7 PC connected to your network. Listening to music on a PC via a network (Media Go) You can listen to music stored in a PC connected to your network using Media Go. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 72: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Windows Vista)

    You can listen to music stored in a computer with iTunes by using AirPlay. Listening to music on a PC via a network (Media Go) You can listen to music stored in a PC connected to your network using Media Go. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 73: Listening To Music On A Computer Via A Network (Mac)

    Connect the speaker to the same Wi-Fi network as the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with iOS 8 or later. Listening with the AirPlay function (iTunes) You can listen to music stored in a computer with iTunes by using AirPlay. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 74: Listening To Music On An Iphone/Ipad/Ipod Via A Network

    Connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network that the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with iOS 8 or later has been connected to. Listening with the AirPlay function (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) You can listen to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch using the speaker with AirPlay. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 75: Listening To Music On An Xperia Via A Network

    Connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network that the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with iOS 8 or later has been connected to. Listening to music with the WALKMAN application (Xperia) You can listen to music on an Xperia using the speaker with the WALKMAN application installed on your Xperia. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 76 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 77: Listening To Music On A Device Via A Bluetooth Connection

    You can disconnect the speaker from a connected smartphone by touching the speaker with it. Switching devices by one touch (NFC) You can switch devices by touching a new device once on the N-Mark of the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 78: Listening To Music On A Portable Audio Device, Etc., By Connecting With An Audio Cable (Audio In)

    You can connect a portable audio device, etc., with a commercially-available audio cable. Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. You can enjoy music of a portable audio device, etc., connected to the AUDIO IN jack. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 79: Selecting The Network Connection Method

    Select the network connection method, which depends on your network environment. Selecting the wired network connection method Connect the speaker to your wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then connect the router to the computer. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 80 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 81: Listening To Music On An Xperia Via A Network

    Connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network that the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with iOS 8 or later has been connected to. Listening to music with the WALKMAN application (Xperia) You can listen to music on an Xperia using the speaker with the WALKMAN application installed on your Xperia. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 82: Listening To Music On A Device Via A Bluetooth Connection

    You can disconnect the speaker from a connected smartphone by touching the speaker with it. Switching devices by one touch (NFC) You can switch devices by touching a new device once on the N-Mark of the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 83: Listening To Music On A Portable Audio Device, Etc., By Connecting With An Audio Cable (Audio In)

    You can connect a portable audio device, etc., with a commercially-available audio cable. Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. You can enjoy music of a portable audio device, etc., connected to the AUDIO IN jack. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 84 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 85: Listening To Music On A Device Via A Bluetooth Connection

    You can disconnect the speaker from a connected smartphone by touching the speaker with it. Switching devices by one touch (NFC) You can switch devices by touching a new device once on the N-Mark of the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 86: Listening To Music On A Portable Audio Device, Etc., By Connecting With An Audio Cable (Audio In)

    You can connect a portable audio device, etc., with a commercially-available audio cable. Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. You can enjoy music of a portable audio device, etc., connected to the AUDIO IN jack. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 87: Selecting The Network Connection Method

    Select the network connection method, which depends on your network environment. Selecting the wired network connection method Connect the speaker to your wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then connect the router to the computer. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 88 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 89: Listening To Music On An Iphone/Ipad/Ipod Via A Network

    Connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network that the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with iOS 8 or later has been connected to. Listening with the AirPlay function (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) You can listen to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch using the speaker with AirPlay. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 90: Listening To Music On An Iphone/Ipad/Ipod Via A Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) You can select the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality of the speaker. Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) After use, terminate the BLUETOOTH connection between the speaker and BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 91: Listening To Music On A Portable Audio Device, Etc., By Connecting With An Audio Cable (Audio In)

    You can connect a portable audio device, etc., with a commercially-available audio cable. Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. You can enjoy music of a portable audio device, etc., connected to the AUDIO IN jack. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 92 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 93: Listening To Music On A Walkman Via A Bluetooth Connection

    You can disconnect the speaker from a connected smartphone by touching the speaker with it. Switching devices by one touch (NFC) You can switch devices by touching a new device once on the N-Mark of the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 94: Listening To Music On A Portable Audio Device, Etc., By Connecting With An Audio Cable (Audio In)

    You can connect a portable audio device, etc., with a commercially-available audio cable. Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. You can enjoy music of a portable audio device, etc., connected to the AUDIO IN jack. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 95: Selecting The Network Connection Method

    Select the network connection method, which depends on your network environment. Selecting the wired network connection method Connect the speaker to your wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then connect the router to the computer. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 96: About Home Network (Dlna)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (for example, a PC) on a home network using the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 97 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 98: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Modern Ui)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Modern UI) Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router If your wireless router has a WPS button (AOSS), you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by this method.
  • Page 99: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Windows 8)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Windows 8) Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router If your wireless router has a WPS button (AOSS), you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by this method.
  • Page 100: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) You can select the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality of the speaker. Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) After use, terminate the BLUETOOTH connection between the speaker and BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 101: Selecting The Network Connection Method

    Select the network connection method, which depends on your network environment. Selecting the wired network connection method Connect the speaker to your wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then connect the router to the computer. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 102: About Home Network (Dlna)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (for example, a PC) on a home network using the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 103 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 104: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Windows 7)

    You can listen to music stored in a Windows 7 PC connected to your network. Listening to music on a PC via a network (Media Go) You can listen to music stored in a PC connected to your network using Media Go. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 105: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) You can select the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality of the speaker. Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) After use, terminate the BLUETOOTH connection between the speaker and BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 106: Selecting The Network Connection Method

    Select the network connection method, which depends on your network environment. Selecting the wired network connection method Connect the speaker to your wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then connect the router to the computer. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 107: About Home Network (Dlna)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (for example, a PC) on a home network using the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 108 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 109: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Network (Windows Vista)

    You can listen to music stored in a computer with iTunes by using AirPlay. Listening to music on a PC via a network (Media Go) You can listen to music stored in a PC connected to your network using Media Go. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 110: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) You can select the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality of the speaker. Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) After use, terminate the BLUETOOTH connection between the speaker and BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 111: Selecting The Network Connection Method

    Select the network connection method, which depends on your network environment. Selecting the wired network connection method Connect the speaker to your wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then connect the router to the computer. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 112: About Home Network (Dlna)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 About home network (DLNA) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (for example, a PC) on a home network using the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 113 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with a BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 114: Listening To Music On A Computer Via A Network (Mac)

    Connect the speaker to the same Wi-Fi network as the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch with iOS 8 or later. Listening with the AirPlay function (iTunes) You can listen to music stored in a computer with iTunes by using AirPlay. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 115 Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) You can select the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality of the speaker. Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) After use, terminate the BLUETOOTH connection between the speaker and BLUETOOTH device. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 116 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 About the indicators About the indicators The indicators show the status of the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 117 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Compatible devices and operating systems Compatible iPhone/iPad/iPod models Compatible Walkman models Compatible operating system (Windows) Compatible operating systems (Mac) Compatible DLNA devices Compatible BLUETOOTH devices 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 118: Software Update

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Software update Updating the pre-installed software Update the software of the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 119 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Wi-Fi signal strength Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) You can check the signal strength (reception sensitivity) when the speaker is connected to a Wi-Fi network. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 120 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 About standby functions Standby mode differences Explanation of the differences between the standby modes (standby, BLUETOOTH/network standby, auto standby). 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 121: Notes On Use

    BLUETOOTH wireless technology is a short-range wireless technology that enables wireless data communication between devices, such as a computer and digital camera. What is LDAC? LDAC is an audio coding technology for "High Resolution (Hi-Res) Audio", developed by Sony. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 122 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Trademarks Trademarks List of trademarks/registered trademarks Important information on software Notes on software 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 123 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Support website Customer support websites URLs of the customer support websites 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 124 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Troubleshooting What can I do to solve a problem? 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 125 Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Power supply Unable to turn on the speaker or charge the built-in battery None of the speaker buttons can be operated. The speaker has entered standby mode or BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode unexpectedly. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 126: Sound

    SRS-X77 Sound No sound/Sound from only one speaker/Low sound level Distorted sound/Humming or noise in the speaker output You might be looking for the following topics: There is no sound (BLUETOOTH) Distorted sound/Humming or noise 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 127: Network Connection

    The speaker cannot connect to a network using the WPS button The speaker does not appear in the device list of the computer's music playback application. The speaker does not appear in the device select screen of SongPal 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 128 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Music Services The speaker cannot connect to music services 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 129 The controller cannot find the speaker (The controller cannot browse the contents of the speaker) Music started automatically (home network) The sound is interrupted Playback does not start A music file cannot be played back 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 130 SRS-X77 AirPlay The speaker cannot be found from an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch or a computer with iTunes Music started automatically (AirPlay) There is no sound, or the sound skips during playback The speaker cannot be operated 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 131 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Pairing Unable to pair the speaker with a BLUETOOTH device 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 132 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 One-touch connection (NFC) Unable to connect the speaker to a BLUETOOTH device with One-touch (NFC) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 133: Sound

    SRS-X77 Sound There is no sound (BLUETOOTH) Distorted sound/Humming or noise You might be looking for the following topics: No sound/Sound from only one speaker/Low sound level Distorted sound/Humming or noise in the speaker output 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 134: Software Update

    Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Software update Updating the pre-installed software Update the software of the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 135: Reset

    Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Reset Using the RESET button Initializing the speaker 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 136 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Disposal and transfer Disposing of or giving away this speaker 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 137: What You Can Do With The Speaker

    Music services and their period of availability may differ. An update of the device may be required. Services offered by third parties may be changed, suspended, or terminated without prior notice. Sony does not bear any responsibility for such situations.
  • Page 138: Parts And Controls

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Parts and controls Front and top side Rear side...
  • Page 139 1. UPDATE button Indicates the status of the unit’s software update. 2. CHARGE indicator Lights or flashes to indicate the charging status of the built-in lithium-ion battery. 3. VOL (volume) -/+ buttons Tap to adjust the volume. (on/standby) indicator flashes according to the volume adjustment when tapped. (on/standby) button/indicator Press to turn the speaker’s power on and off.
  • Page 140 Use a commercially-available LAN cable to connect the computer or the wireless router. Use shielded network cables. 16. AUDIO IN jack Connect to the headphone jack of a portable audio device, etc., using a audio cable (not supplied). 17. DC IN 18 V jack Connect the AC adaptor (supplied). 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 141: Checking The Included Items

    After unpacking, check that all items in the list below are included. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. The number in ( ) indicates the quantity. Personal audio system (SRS-X77) (1) AC power cord (1) AC adaptor (1) Wi-Fi Startup Guide: Listening to Music over Your Wi-Fi Network Explains how to listen to music stored in your computer or other device over your Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 142: Connecting To An Ac Outlet

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connecting to an AC outlet You can operate the speaker by using the AC adaptor or built-in lithium-ion battery (rechargeable). Charge the battery before using the speaker for the first time.
  • Page 143 When the inside of the speaker has cooled down, charging will start. If you do not intend to use the speaker for a long time, charge the battery to its full capacity once every 6 months to maintain its performance. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 144: Turning The Power On

    If the CHARGE indicator flashes 3 times and goes off when you turn on the speaker, the battery is empty and needs to be charged by connecting to an AC outlet via the AC adaptor. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 145: Turning The Power Off

    BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode. Note If the speaker is turned off while the LINK indicator is flashing, the (on/standby) indicator will flash for several tens of seconds. While the (on/standby) indicator is flashing, the speaker is not operational. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 146: Charging Usb Devices, Such As Smartphones

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Charging USB devices, such as smartphones You can charge your smartphone from the speaker connected via the USB cable. 1. Connect a USB device, such as smartphone to DC OUT ONLY port (USB) with a USB cable (not supplied) or the USB cable supplied with your USB device.
  • Page 147 If the speaker is switched to another mode by tapping one of the function buttons while charging, charging may be stopped. In this case, disconnect the USB cable from the speaker and connect it again. Charging will resume. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 148: Auto Standby Function

    15 minutes, the speaker automatically enters standby mode or BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode. If the speaker is being powered by the battery only, charging will stop. You can use SongPal to turn off the auto standby function. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 149 SRS-X77 How to use the SongPal screen SongPal is a application for controlling Sony audio devices which are compatible with SongPal, by your smartphone/iPhone. Search for SongPal at Google Play or App store and download with your smartphone/iPhone. After downloading SongPal on to your smartphone or iPhone, [SongPal] will be displayed on the screen.
  • Page 150 You can select sound sources for playback. Also, you can make various sound/network settings of an audio device. Note The screens above are the display examples. The actual display may differ. What you can control with SongPal varies depending on the connected device. Related Topic What you can do with SongPal 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 151 Personal Audio System SRS-X77 What you can do with SongPal SongPal is the application for controlling Sony audio devices which are compatible with SongPal, by your smartphone/iPhone. Search for SongPal at Google Play or App store and download it onto your smartphone/iPhone.
  • Page 152 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using SongPal (Smartphone) You can connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network using SongPal installed on your smartphone. First, make a BLUETOOTH connection between the speaker and the smartphone. Then configure the Wi-Fi settings. Wi- Fi settings in SongPal are sent from your smartphone to the speaker via BLUETOOTH.
  • Page 153 5. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone to start up the application. Follow the on-screen instructions. SongPal 6. If your smartphone is NFC-compatible, touch the smartphone on the N-Mark ( ) of the speaker. If your smartphone is not NFC-compatible, go to step 7. Keep touching the smartphone on the N-Mark of the speaker until the smartphone responds (it may take a few seconds).
  • Page 154 (BLUETOOTH) indicator begins to flash quickly in white, and the speaker enters pairing mode. v. Tap [SRS-X77] on the SongPal screen of your smartphone. If [SRS-X77] is not displayed, search for the device. For details, refer to the operating instructions of your smartphone.
  • Page 155 The following screen is displayed. 10. Check that the LINK indicator on the speaker lights up in orange. When the Wi-Fi connection is completed, the LINK indicator lights up in orange. Depending on the environment, it may take more than a minute for the LINK indicator to light up. The connection is complete.
  • Page 156 Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 157 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using SongPal (iPhone) You can connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network using SongPal installed on your iPhone. First, make a BLUETOOTH connection between the speaker and the iPhone. Then configure the Wi-Fi settings. Wi-Fi settings in SongPal are sent from your iPhone to the speaker via BLUETOOTH.
  • Page 158 3. Turn on the speaker. Complete step 9 within 15 minutes after turning on the speaker. (on/standby) indicator lights up in green, then the LINK indicator begins to flash. When you configure the settings of the speaker for the first time after purchase, or after you initialize the speaker, wait until the LINK indicator begins to flash slowly (once per 3 seconds).
  • Page 159 Tap [SRS-X77]. 7. Check that the (BLUETOOTH) indicator on the speaker is lit. When the BLUETOOTH connection is established, the (BLUETOOTH) indicator stays lit. 8. Configure the Wi-Fi settings, following the on-screen instructions of SongPal. i. Tap [SongPal] on your iPhone.
  • Page 160 iii. If [Share Wi-Fi settings?] is displayed, tap [Allow]. The following screen will be displayed. 9. Check that the LINK indicator on the speaker lights up in orange. When the Wi-Fi connection is completed, the LINK indicator lights up in orange. Depending on the environment, it may take more than a minute for the LINK indicator to light up.
  • Page 161 Related Topic Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 162 Connect the speaker and your smartphone/iPhone to the same SSID of your wireless router. The LINK indicator lights up in orange or pink when the speaker is connected to the wireless router. 2. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start up the application. SongPal 3. Tap [SRS-X77]. 4. Select [My Phone].
  • Page 163 5. Start playing back music on your smartphone/iPhone, and adjust the volume. Music in the smartphone/iPhone will be heard from the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 164 You can easily customize the sound quality of the speaker by using your smartphone/iPhone with Songpal installed. The specification and design of the application may change without notice. 1. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start up the application. SongPal 2. Tap [SRS-X77]. 3. Tap [Settings]. 4. Tap [Sound].
  • Page 165 5. Select the desired setting and set the sound quality. You can set the following sound settings. ClearAudio+ You can enjoy Clear Audio+ mode (the sound quality recommended by Sony). ClearAudio+ mode is set as the default. Equalizer You can set the sound quality according to the music genre.
  • Page 166 You can turn on/off the auto standby function of the speaker, using SongPal installed on your smartphone/iPhone. The specification and design of the application may change without notice. 1. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start up the application. SongPal 2. Tap [SRS-X77]. 3. Tap [Settings]. 4. Tap [Power Option].
  • Page 167 5. Tap [Auto Standby] to turn on/off the auto standby function. When the auto standby function is turned off, press the (on/standby) button on the speaker to turn off the speaker since it will not be turned off automatically. Related Topic Standby mode differences 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 168 You can turn on/off the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function of the speaker, using SongPal installed on your smartphone/iPhone. The specification and design of the application may change without notice. 1. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start up the application. SongPal 2. Tap [SRS-X77]. 3. Tap [Settings].
  • Page 169 4. Tap [System]. 5. Tap [Network Standby] to turn on/off the function. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 170 You can check the battery level of the speaker using the SongPal installed on your smartphone/iPhone. The specification and design of the application may change without notice. 1. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start up the application. SongPal 2. Tap [SRS-X77]. 3. Tap [Settings]. 4. Tap [Power Option].
  • Page 171 5. Check [Battery Level] on the screen. The battery level of the speaker is displayed. Related Topic Connecting to an AC outlet Charging USB devices, such as smartphones 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 172 You can select the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality of the speaker using the SongPal installed on your smartphone/iPhone. The specification and design of the application may change without notice. 1. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start up the application. SongPal 2. Tap [SRS-X77]. 3. Tap [Settings].
  • Page 173 You may also need to adjust the settings of the connected device to change the playback quality setting, such as SBC, AAC, LDAC. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the device. Related Topic Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 174 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Selecting the Wi-Fi network connection method Select the appropriate connecting method for your network environment from below. Do the following before starting. Disconnect the LAN cable (not supplied) from the speaker.
  • Page 175 The speaker and your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch can be connected to the same Wi-Fi network. For details, see “Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a iPhone/iPad/iPod touch”. Related Topic Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using SongPal (Smartphone) Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using SongPal (iPhone) Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 176 (BLUETOOTH) indicator and NETWORK indicator begin to flash at the same time, the wireless function turns off. To turn on the wireless function, do the above again. Note If you turn off the wireless function, Wi-Fi network, BLUETOOTH and NFC functions will not be available. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 177 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (PC, etc.) on a home network using the speaker. By connecting DLNA-compatible digital devices with each other on the network, you can play back a music stored in a DLNA server by using a DLNA controller.
  • Page 178 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 1: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using the WPS button of a wireless router If your wireless router has a WPS button, you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by the following method.
  • Page 179 When you connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network for the first time after purchase, or after you initialize the speaker, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 180 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 2: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a computer connected with a LAN cable This section describes the method to connect the speaker and a computer via a commercially-available LAN cable, and the method to connect the speaker to the wireless router, using the computer.
  • Page 181 4. Display the [Sony Network Device Settings] screen on the computer. i. Launch a browser (such as Internet Explorer). ii. Enter the following URL in the address bar. http://169.254.1.1 The above URL is used when connecting a computer and the speaker with a commercially-available LAN cable.
  • Page 182 When you connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network for the first time after purchase, or after you initialize the speaker, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 183 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 3: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a PC connected wirelessly (Modern UI) Note that the speaker should be initialized to the factory default for this connection. All BLUETOOTH device registration (pairing) information is deleted.
  • Page 184 [Settings]. In the case of a touch panel, display the charms by swiping from the right side of the Start screen, then select [Settings]. ii. Select iii. Select [SRS-X77] from the network list. 5. Display the [Sony Network Device Settings] screen. i. Launch a browser (Internet Explorer, etc.).
  • Page 185 Up tp 20 SSIDs can be shown in the list. When the SSID you want to connect does not appear in the list, check that the wireless router is turned on, then turn off the speaker and repeat the procedure from step 3 above again. If you still cannot find your desired SSID, input the SSID directly into [Wireless Settings] in the window above.
  • Page 186 Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 187 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 5: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch Note that the speaker should be initialized to the factory default for this connection. All BLUETOOTH device registration (pairing) information is deleted.
  • Page 188 LINK indicator flashes slowly (blinks once in three seconds). 4. Search for the speaker using the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. i. Select [Settings]. ii. Touch [SRS-X77] from the network list. 5. Perform the Wi-Fi network settings on the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Page 189 Until you finish the Wi-Fi network setting, it will not be protected. The Wi-Fi network will be protected again after setting the Wi-Fi security. When you connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network for the first time after purchase, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 190 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Setting your PC for operating from a controller such as smartphone/ iPhone (Windows 8) By operating from a controller such as smartphone/iPhone on your home network, you can enjoy music stored in a Windows 8 PC on your home network with the speaker.
  • Page 191 If [More streaming options] does not appear, select [Turn on media streaming...]. Then select [Turn on media streaming] on the [Media streaming options] screen. 4. If all devices are allowed, select [Next]. If not all devices are allowed, select [Allow All], then the [Allow All Media Devices] screen appears. Select [Allow all PCs and Media Devices].
  • Page 192 Related Topic Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 8) Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 193 The speaker can also be switched to NETWORK mode automatically, instead of tapping the NETWORK button, by selecting the speaker in the AirPlay menu of iTunes and then playing back music. 3. Select the icon on the iTunes window. 4. Select [SRS-X77] on the AirPlay menu of iTunes.
  • Page 194 Loud sound may be output from the speaker if you set the volume too high in iTunes. In some cases, the volume level of iTunes might not synchronize with the volume level of the speaker. Related Topic Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 195 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a PC via a network (Media Go) You can share music on your PC (server function) with the free application Media Go installed on your PC. You can listen to music on your PC from the speaker via a Wi-Fi network by using the SongPal installed on your smartphone/iPhone as a DLNA controller.
  • Page 196 5. Select [Media Sharing] on the [Preferences...] screen. 6. Check [Library name] of [Media Sharing]. You can change [Library name] to any name. Make sure that a check mark is in all three items of [Media Sharing]. 7. Start up SongPal to select music on the PC. Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone.
  • Page 197 8. Tap [SRS-X77]. 9. Tap [Home Network]. 10. Select the same name as [Library name] checked in step 6 from the server list that appeared on the screen. 11. Select [Music], then select a song from the list, and start playback.
  • Page 198 When you listen to music via a home network, it may take some time, since each DLNA-compatible device has to recognize the component currently used. Some content may not be playable with DLNA certified products. Related Topic Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 199 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 3: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a PC connected wirelessly (Windows 7/Windows 8) Note that the speaker should be initialized to the factory default for this connection. All BLUETOOTH device registration (pairing) information is deleted.
  • Page 200 Click or tap the desktop on the Start screen. ii. Select the icon. iii. Select [SRS-X77] from the network list. 5. Display the [Sony Network Device Settings] screen. i. Launch a browser (Internet Explorer, etc.). ii. Enter the following URL in the address bar.
  • Page 201 Until you finish the Wi-Fi network setting, it will not be protected. The Wi-Fi network will be protected again after setting the Wi-Fi security. When you connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network for the first time after purchase, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 202 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 3: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a PC connected wirelessly (Windows Vista) Note that the speaker should be initialized to the factory default for this connection. All BLUETOOTH device registration (pairing) information is deleted.
  • Page 203 Click the icon at the bottom of the screen. ii. Select [Connect to a network]. iii. Select [SRS-X77] from the network list. 5. Display the [Sony Network Device Settings] screen. i. Launch a browser (Internet Explorer, etc.). ii. Enter the following URL in the address bar.
  • Page 204 Until you finish the Wi-Fi network setting, it will not be protected. The Wi-Fi network will be protected again after setting the Wi-Fi security. When you connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network for the first time after purchase, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 205 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Setting your PC as a DLNA server (Windows Vista) Windows Vista PC can be used as a DLNA server. You need to set up Windows Media Player 11 to listen to music using Windows Vista PC as a server.
  • Page 206 6. Confirm that [Location type] has changed to [Private], then select [Close]. 7. Confirm that [(Private network)] is displayed in the [Network and Sharing Center] screen, then close the screen. 8. If a check is not added next to [Share my media] in the [Media Sharing] screen displayed in step 2, add a check mark, then select [OK].
  • Page 207 Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 208 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 3: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a Mac connected wirelessly Note that the speaker should be initialized to the factory default for this connection. All BLUETOOTH device registration (pairing) information is deleted.
  • Page 209 Click the icon at the top of the screen. ii. Select [Open Network Preferences...]. iii. Select [SRS-X77] from the network list. 5. Display the [Sony Network Device Settings] screen. i. Launch a browser (Safari, etc.). ii. Enter the following URL in the address bar.
  • Page 210 Until you finish the Wi-Fi network setting, it will not be protected. The Wi-Fi network will be protected again after setting the Wi-Fi security. When you connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network for the first time after purchase, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 211 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 3: Connecting to a wired network This section describes how to connect the speaker to a wireless router with a commercially-available LAN cable, then how to connect the router to the computer.
  • Page 212 When you connect the speaker to a network for the first time after purchase, or after you initialize the speaker, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 213 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 4: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch Note that the speaker should be initialized to the factory default for this connection. All BLUETOOTH device registration (pairing) information is deleted.
  • Page 214 LINK indicator flashes slowly (blinks once in three seconds). 4. Search for the speaker using the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. i. Select [Settings]. ii. Touch [SRS-X77] from the list. 5. Perform the Wi-Fi network settings on the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • Page 215 Until you finish the Wi-Fi network setting, it will not be protected. The Wi-Fi network will be protected again after setting the Wi-Fi security. When you connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network for the first time after purchase, the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function is turned on automatically. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 216 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening with the AirPlay function (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) You can enjoy music stored in an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch wirelessly using AirPlay. Update the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to the latest version in advance. 1. Connect the speaker and an iPhone/iPad/iPod touch to the same network.
  • Page 217 5. Select [SRS-X77] on the AirPlay menu of the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch. 6. Start playing back music on the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, and adjust the volume. The selected song will be heard from the speaker. If playback does not start, perform the process again from step 3.
  • Page 218 Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 219 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music with the WALKMAN application (Xperia) Using the WALKMAN application, you can play music stored in an Xperia. Do the following before starting. The WALKMAN application is pre-installed in your Xperia.
  • Page 220 4. Tap and select [SRS-X77] on the Xperia. 5. Start playing back music on the Xperia, and adjust the volume. The selected song will be heard from the speaker. If playback does not start, perform the process again from step 1.
  • Page 221: How To Make A Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 How to make a wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices You can enjoy music with the speaker wirelessly by using your device’s BLUETOOTH function. Do the following before starting. Place the BLUETOOTH device within 1 m (3 ft) of the speaker.
  • Page 222 If you reset network settings of your iPhone/iPad/iPod, the speaker may not be able to connect to it. Perform the pairing procedure again. The speaker can be paired with multiple devices, but can only play music from one paired device at a time. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 223 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 1: Pairing and connecting with a BLUETOOTH device The speaker can be paired with up to 9 BLUETOOTH devices. It is necessary to pair a device with the speaker to be able to make a BLUETOOTH connection for the first time.
  • Page 224 4. Perform the pairing procedure on the BLUETOOTH device to detect the speaker. When a list of detected devices appears on the display of the BLUETOOTH device, select [SRS-X77]. If a passkey is required on the display of the BLUETOOTH device, enter “0000.”...
  • Page 225 When the speaker is initialized, all the pairing information is deleted. The speaker can be paired with multiple devices, but can only play music from one paired device at a time. Related Topic Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 226 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 2: Connecting with a paired BLUETOOTH device Do the following before starting. Stop playback on the BLUETOOTH device to avoid sudden loud sound output from the speaker. 1. Turn on the speaker.
  • Page 227 If the speaker tries to reconnect with the last connected BLUETOOTH device, the connection may fail. In this case, terminate the BLUETOOTH connection by operating the connected BLUETOOTH device. Related Topic Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 228 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Connection method 3: Connecting with an NFC-compatible device by one touch (NFC) By touching the speaker with an NFC-compatible device such as a smartphone or Walkman, etc., the speaker turns on automatically, then pairs with the device and makes a BLUETOOTH connection.
  • Page 229 Follow the on-screen instructions to establish the connection. When the BLUETOOTH connection is established, the (BLUETOOTH) indicator stays lit. To disconnect, touch the speaker with the device again. Hint You can perform pairing or connect to another BLUETOOTH device even when a BLUETOOTH connection is established.
  • Page 230 Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 231 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Listening to music on a device via a BLUETOOTH connection You can enjoy listening to music of a BLUETOOTH device and operate it via a BLUETOOTH connection if it supports the following BLUETOOTH profiles.
  • Page 232 BLUETOOTH connection has been made. If the communication condition is poor, the BLUETOOTH device may react incorrectly to the operation on the speaker. Related Topic Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 233 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) The “Priority on sound quality” and “Priority on stable connection” modes are available as options for selecting the playback quality of BLUETOOTH audio streaming. “Priority on sound quality” enables you to playback with a setting of, not only SBC, but also AAC and LDAC, so that you can enjoy high-quality sound via BLUETOOTH.
  • Page 234 You may also need to adjust the settings of the connected device to change the playback quality setting, such as SBC, AAC, LDAC. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the device. Related Topic Setting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 235 BLUETOOTH connection terminates. When you finish playing music, the BLUETOOTH connection may terminate automatically, depending on the BLUETOOTH device. Related Topic Disconnecting the NFC-compatible device by one touch (NFC) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 236 You can disconnect the speaker from the connected NFC-compatible device such as a smartphone or Walkman, etc., by touching the speaker with it. 1. Touch the device on the N-Mark ( ) of the speaker. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 237 When an NFC-compatible device is connected with the speaker via the BLUETOOTH connection, it will disconnect from the speaker if you touch the device onto another NFC-compatible BLUETOOTH headset or BLUETOOTH speaker. The device then connects with the BLUETOOTH headset or BLUETOOTH speaker it has just touched. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 238 The speaker is in the protect mode. Push the RESET button on the rear of with a pointed object, such as a pin. Then turn on the speaker. If the (on/standby) indicator keeps flashing, consult your nearest Sony dealer or the shop from which you purchased this speaker.
  • Page 239 to be charged. LINK indicator Turns off The speaker is not connected to a network. Lights up (orange) The speaker is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Lights up (pink) The speaker is connected to a wired network. Flashes (orange) The speaker is in the process of connecting to a Wi-Fi network. Flashes (pink) The speaker is in the process of connecting to a wired network.
  • Page 240 When switching the wireless function to on or off, the indicator also flashes. When switching the BLUETOOTH audio streaming, the indicator also flashes. Related Topic Updating the pre-installed software Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 241 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Compatible iPhone/iPad/iPod models iPhone/iPad/iPod models that can be used with the speaker are shown below. Update the software of your iPhone/iPad/iPod to the latest version before using it with the speaker.
  • Page 242 AirPlay works with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 4.3.3 or later, Mac with OS X Mountain Lion or later, and Mac and PC with iTunes 10.2.2 or later. Note Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to an iPhone/iPad/iPod is lost or damaged when using an iPhone/iPad/iPod connected to this speaker. 4-569-737-11(1)
  • Page 243 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Compatible Walkman models Operation checked models (as of January 2015) For the latest compatible models, access the following URL: For customers in Europe: http://www.sony.eu/support For customers in the USA: http://esupport.sony.com/US For customers in Canada: http://esupport.sony.com/CA/...
  • Page 244 NW-F805/F806/F807 NW-F805K/F806K NW-F805BT NW-F807/S NW-F885/F886/F887 Z series NW-Z1050/Z1060/Z1070/Z1070/W ZX1 series NW-ZX1/NW-ZX2 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 245 Correct operation of all PCs is not guaranteed. Correct operation with a home-built PC, personally upgraded operating system, or multi-boot environment is not guaranteed. Operations such as system suspend mode, sleep mode or hibernation mode are not guaranteed for all PCs. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 246 Correct operation of all computers is not guaranteed. Correct operation with a home-built computer, personally upgraded operating system, or multi-boot environment is not guaranteed. Operations such as system suspend mode, sleep mode or hibernation mode are not guaranteed for all computers. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 247 SRS-X77 Compatible DLNA devices For the latest compatible models, access the following URL: For customers in Europe: http://www.sony.eu/support For customers in the USA: http://esupport.sony.com/US For customers in Canada: http://esupport.sony.com/CA/ For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/section/support 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 248 Supported codec LDAC BLUETOOTH standard profiles indicate the purpose of BLUETOOTH communication between devices. Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format Subband Codec Advanced Audio Coding Related Topic Distorted sound/Humming or noise What is LDAC? 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 249 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Updating the pre-installed software You can update to the latest software version by connecting the speaker to the internet. The UPDATE button on the speaker lights up in orange when the speaker detects the availability of a software update while connected to the internet.
  • Page 250 Software update is active only when the speaker is connected to an AC outlet via the AC adaptor. The speaker cannot play back music files in a USB flash drive even if the USB flash drive is connected to the DC OUT ONLY port (USB). 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 251 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) The indicator of the speaker shows signal strength (reception sensitivity) by its flashing status when the speaker is connected to a Wi-Fi network. 1. While the speaker is connected to Wi-Fi a network (the LINK indicator lights up in orange), tap and hold the NETWORK button until beeps are heard.
  • Page 252 Change the direction of the wireless LAN antenna. Turn off other wireless devices. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 253 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Standby mode differences Standby function The speaker is in standby mode when the (on/standby) indicator is off. If you press the (on/standby) button to turn off the speaker, the (on/standby) indicator turns off and the speaker enters standby mode.
  • Page 254 SRS-X77 Precautions On safety The nameplate indicating Sony trademark, model number and electrical rating, is located on the bottom exterior of the speaker. The MAC address is located on the bottom exterior of the speaker. MAC1 : MAC address for wired networks...
  • Page 255 If you have any questions or problems concerning the speaker that are not covered in this Help Guide, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. When disposing of or giving away the speaker, make sure to initialize it to reset all settings to the factory defaults.
  • Page 256 If the speaker is not used for a long time, it may take longer to charge the battery. Avoid exposure to rapid temperature change, direct sunlight, moisture, sand, dust, or mechanical shock. Also, never leave the speaker in a car parked in the sun. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 257 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Disposing of the speaker For protection of the environment, remove the built-in battery pack from the speaker. Before removing the battery, drain the battery by removing the AC adaptor and using the speaker only with the battery.
  • Page 258 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 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 (about 30 ft).
  • Page 259 BLUETOOTH wireless technology is used, but security may not be enough depending on the setting. Be careful when communicating using BLUETOOTH wireless technology. Sony does 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.
  • Page 260 SRS-X77 What is LDAC? LDAC is an audio coding technology developed by Sony that enables the transmission of High-Resolution (Hi-Res) Audio content, even over a BLUETOOTH connection. Unlike other BLUETOOTH compatible coding technologies such as SBC, it operates without any downconversion of the Hi-Res Audio content...
  • Page 261 MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. 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. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
  • Page 262 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Important information on software Refer to the URL below for details. http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/sl/15/ 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 263 Notes on the License This speaker contains software that Sony uses under a licensing agreement with the owner of its copyright. We are obligated to announce the contents of the agreement to customers under requirement by the owner of copyright for the software.
  • Page 264 Please access the following support home page to get support information about your speaker: For customers in Europe: http://www.sony.eu/support For customers in the USA: http://esupport.sony.com/US For customers in Canada: http://esupport.sony.com/CA/ For customers in other countries/regions: http://www.sony-asia.com/section/support 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 265 All settings of the speaker return to their factory defaults. All the pairing information and all the network settings are deleted. Look up information about the issue on the customer support website. If the operations above do not work, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Related Topic Customer support websites...
  • Page 266 Charge the built-in battery. Make sure the AC adaptor is connected to the speaker and the AC outlet firmly. Push the RESET button on the rear of the speaker with a pointed object, such as a pin. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 267 Push the RESET button on the rear of with a pointed object, such as a pin. Then turn on the speaker. If the (on/standby) indicator keeps flashing, consult your nearest Sony dealer or the shop from which you purchased this speaker.
  • Page 268 The speaker has entered standby mode or BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode unexpectedly. The speaker enters standby mode or BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode automatically if no operation is performed and no sound is input for about 15 minutes. For details, see "Auto standby function." 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 269 If the device that is connected to the AUDIO IN jack is monaural, sound will only be output from the left speaker. Keep the speaker away from metal objects. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 270 Move the speaker away from sources of noise. Connect the speaker to a different wall outlet. Use a commercially-available AC power extension cord with a noise filter. Keep the speaker away from metal objects. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 271 If the settings are correct, try the following. Turn off the wireless router/access point, wait a while and turn on the power again. Turn off the speaker, wait a while and turn on the power again. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 272 If the settings are correct, try the following. Turn off the wireless router/access point, wait a while and turn on the power again. Turn off the speaker, wait a while and turn on the power again. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 273 Turn off the wireless router/access point, wait a while and turn on the power again. Turn off the speaker, wait a while and turn on the power again. Related Topic Selecting the Wi-Fi network connection method 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 274 If your computer uses a firewall, this may prevent the speaker from appearing on the list. In this case, disable the firewall. For details, refer to the operating instructions or help guide of the firewall software. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 275 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 The speaker does not appear in the device select screen of SongPal Check the network connection. Set the Wi-Fi network settings of the smartphone/iPhone to on. If you use a privacy separator function or network separating function of your wireless router, the router may not connect to the speaker.
  • Page 276 Wi-Fi network using a computer connected with a LAN cable," then check the SSID of the wireless router/access point on the screen of step 6. Related Topic Connection method 2: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a computer connected with a LAN cable 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 277 Please consult your carrier or service provider. Turn your smartphone/iPhone off for a short period, turn it on again, then restart the SongPal application. Related Topic What you can do with SongPal 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 278 Make sure that the controller and the speaker are connected to the SSID of your wireless router. Disable the multicast control on the wireless router/access point. For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with your wireless router. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 279 Music started automatically (home network) The speaker may have been operated by another device on your home network. To prevent this, set the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function to off. Related Topic Setting the auto standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 280 LAN cable, instead of via Wi-Fi. If the quality does not improve, also connect the computer and wireless router via a commercially-available LAN cable. Related Topic Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 281 Access for the speaker may not be permitted by the server. Change the settings on the server to allow access for the speaker. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the server. Related Topic DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 282 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X77 A music file cannot be played back A music file less than two seconds cannot be played back. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 283 Make sure that the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch or computer with iTunes is connected to the same home network as used by the speaker. Before using with the speaker, update iOS and iTunes to the latest versions. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 284 Personal Audio System SRS-X77 Music started automatically (AirPlay) The speaker may be under the control of another component via AirPlay. To prevent this, set the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function to off. Related Topic Setting the auto standby function 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 285 LAN cable, instead of via Wi-Fi. If the quality does not improve, also connect the computer and wireless router via a commercially-available LAN cable. Related Topic Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 286 If the UPDATE button on the speaker lights up in orange, update the pre-installed software of the speaker to the latest version. Make sure another device is not streaming to the AirPlay compatible device at the same time. Update the SongPal software to the latest version. Related Topic Updating the pre-installed software 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 287 If you initialize the speaker, it may not be able to connect with your iPhone/iPad/iPod. In this case, erase the pairing information on the iPhone/iPad/iPod, and then perform the pairing procedure again. If you reset network settings of your iPhone/iPad/iPod, the speaker may not be able to connect to it. Perform the pairing procedure again. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 288 NFC reception sensitivity varies depending on the device. If you repeatedly fail to connect the speaker with an NFC- compatible device by one touch, make the connection by an on-screen operation. Check that your device is compatible with NFC. Refer to the customer support website. Related Topic Compatible BLUETOOTH devices 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 289 If you are connecting a personal computer to the speaker, make sure that the audio output setting of the computer is set for a BLUETOOTH device. Check that the speaker has established a BLUETOOTH connection with the BLUETOOTH device. Pair the speaker and the BLUETOOTH device again. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 290 For details, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the device. Select "Priority on stable connection" for the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality. Related Topic Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality (Codec) 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 291 The speaker cannot be operated even when it is turned on. (on/standby) indicator flashes in red. After pushing the RESET button, turn on the speaker. If it does not turn on, consult your nearest Sony dealer. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 292 Note If you initialize the speaker, it may not be able to connect your iPhone/iPad/iPod. In this case, erase the pairing information of the speaker on your iPhone/iPad/iPod, and then perform the pairing procedure again. 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 293 If you use in internet service such as music service, information about the speaker may be retained by the service provider. In this case, contact the network service provider to delete that information. Related Topic Initializing the speaker 4-569-737-11(1) Copyright 2015 Sony Corporation...

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