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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Always there to help you Register your product and get support at Question? Contact Philips User manual...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Important Safety 2 Your multiroom speaker Introduction What's in the box Overview of the main unit 3 Prepare Connect power and turn on 4 Play Play in single mode Play in group mode Control play 5 Other features Listen to an external device Update firmware Reset group status...
  • Page 4: Important

    1 Important h Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat. Safety i Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the Know these safety symbols point where they exit from the apparatus.
  • Page 5 Warning • Never remove the casing of this unit. • Never lubricate any part of this unit. • Place this unit on a flat, hard and stable surface. • Never place this unit on other electrical equipment. • Only use this unit indoors. Keep this unit away from water, moisture and liquid-filled objects.
  • Page 6: Your Multiroom Speaker

    2 Your multiroom speaker Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at Introduction With the Philips multiroom speaker, you can: • listen to music from your Bluetooth- enabled devices;...
  • Page 7: Overview Of The Main Unit

    Overview of the main unit abc d e f g h ij k e Volume indicator • Lights up after power-on. • Turn the speaker on or switch to • Dims in Multiroom Active Mode. Multiroom Active Mode/Standby Mode. • Flashes when the speaker is muted.
  • Page 8 h AUDIO IN • Audio input socket (3.5mm) for an external audio device. i SOFTWARE UPGRADE • USB socket for speaker software upgrade only. j GROUP RESET • Press with a sharp object to restore factory defaults. k DC IN •...
  • Page 9: Prepare

    » For first-time use or in single mode, indicator starts flashing and the If you contact Philips, you will be asked speaker enters pairing mode. for the model and serial number of this apparatus. The model number and »...
  • Page 10 To switch between Multiroom Active Mode and Standby Mode • Press and hold for three seconds. • In single mode, to switch on from Multiroom Active Mode or Standby Mode, press again. • In group mode, press on any speaker in the group to switch all the speakers on from Multiroom Active Mode or Standby Mode.
  • Page 11: Play

    Bluetooth device is approximately 10 meters (30 feet). Bluetooth and search for Bluetooth devices (refer to the user manual of the device). When [Philips BM5 XXX] is displayed on your device, select it to start pairing and connection. If necessary, enter the default password “0000”.
  • Page 12: Play In Group Mode

    After successful Bluetooth connection, play Group mode: If you have more than music on the Bluetooth device. one Philips multiroom speakers, you can » Music streams from your Bluetooth create a group and stream music to the device to the speaker.
  • Page 13 Repeat steps 2 to 4 to add more speakers Create a group into the group. Note • You can only add slave speakers one by one. Each time when you add a slave speaker, first press and hold GROUP on the master speaker until the indicator on the button flashes green and the speaker beeps.
  • Page 14 Change master Ungroup You can change the current master in a group easily. For example, when the Bluetooth connection with the current master speaker is lost, you can set the closest slave speaker as the master. Press GROUP on the master to ungroup •...
  • Page 15: Control Play

    Control play Note • Due to data buffering, you may experience some delay when you play/pause or adjust volume from the Bluetooth device. Control from the speaker • In single mode, turn the speaker on/off. • In group mode, turn the whole group of speakers on/ off.
  • Page 16: Other Features

    Note • Make sure that the USB stick is FAT16/32 formatted. On your PC/Mac, go to support. Enter the model number to find the latest firmware upgrade file available. XXXX Connect an audio cable with a 3.5 mm...
  • Page 17: Reset Group Status

    Unzip and save the upgrade file (BM5.bin) Reset group status to the root directory of a USB stick. Disconnect the AC power of the speaker. Plug the USB stick into the USB socket on the back of the speaker. •...
  • Page 18: Product Information

    6 Product General information information AC power Input: 100 - 120 V~ 50/60 Hz 0.5 A Output: 5 Note Operation Power 10 W • Product information is subject to change without prior Consumption notice. Power Consumption - Multiroom Active Mode <...
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    If the problem remains unsolved, go to the Philips Web page (www. Bluetooth cannot be connected with this When you contact Philips, speaker.
  • Page 20: Understand Meanings Of Led Status

    8 Understand Only one The signal strength of indicator group connection is poor. meanings of lighting up Move slave speakers closer to the master speaker. LED status No indicator The speaker is powered off lighting up or working in single mode, or the group connection fails.
  • Page 21 Meaning Bluetooth indicator status The speaker is powered off. The speaker acts as a slave in group mode. The speaker is grouping with its master/slave. Flashing The speaker is in pairing mode. blue Solid blue The speaker is connected to a Bluetooth-enabled device.
  • Page 22: Notice

    For disposal or recycling and can radiate radio frequency energy and, information, please contact your local if not installed and used in accordance with authorities or visit the instruction manual, may cause harmful Environmental information interference to radio communications.
  • Page 23: Written Offer

    Open Source Team, Gibson Innovations Limited, 5/F Philips Electronics Building, 5 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, N.T. Hong Kong.
  • Page 24 Gibson Innovations Ltd., and Gibson Innovations Ltd. is the warrantor in relation to this product. Philips and the Philips Shield Emblem are registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V. and are used under license from Koninklijke Philips N.V. BM5_37_UM_V1.0...