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Pioneer XW-SMA1 Operating Instructions Manual

Pioneer XW-SMA1 Operating Instructions Manual

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  • Page 1 XW-SMA1 XW-SMA3 XW-SMA4 Wireless Sound System Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 IMPORTANT CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, The exclamation point within an equilateral within an equilateral triangle, is intended to TO PREVENT THE RISK OF ELECTRIC triangle is intended to alert the user to the alert the user to the presence of uninsulated SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR presence of important operating and...
  • Page 3 RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED products supported by this unit). BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. • Pioneer is not responsible for any malfunction of the DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING compatible Pioneer product due to communication TO THE INSTRUCTIONS.
  • Page 4 (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Product Name: Wireless Sound System Model Number: XW-SMA1-K, XW-SMA3-K, XW-SMA4-K Responsible Party Name: PIONEER ELECTRONICS (USA) INC. SERVICE SUPPORT DIVISION Address: 1925 E. DOMINGUEZ ST. LONG BEACH, CA 90810-1003, U.S.A. Phone: 1-800-421-1404 URL:
  • Page 5 [For European Users] Information for users on collection and disposal of old equipment and used batteries Symbol for These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used electrical and electronic products and batteries should not be mixed with equipment general household waste.
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Before Use (Important) Safety Precautions DANGER About the Device Please follow the instructions noted. Failure to do so may cause the built-in lithium-ion battery to leak, overheat, ignite, or rupture. •Do not dispose of the device in fire or expose it to heat. •Do not attempt to disassemble the battery or alter it in any way.
  • Page 7 15 degrees or less. Use in a wet environment (XW-SMA1 and XW-SMA4 only) CAUTION •XW-SMA1 and XW-SMA4 are not drip-proof. When using, prevent exposure to water. Do not use in the following environments. • Humid places • Places where the product is easily exposed to water •...
  • Page 8: Installing The Unit

    Internal Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery (XW-SMA3 only) This device uses an internal rechargeable lithium-ion battery that should last the lifetime of the device. If you suspect your battery may be dead, try charging it several times. If the battery does not recharge, please contact us for repair information. WARNING/DISPOSAL OF UNIT [For American Users, Canadian Users] Please do NOT attempt to change the battery yourself.
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so that you will know how to operate your model properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, put them in a safe place for future reference.
  • Page 10: Before You Start

    Before you start Chapter 1: Before you start WARNING What’s in the box About lithium battery Please confirm that the following accessories are in the box • Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. when you open it. Replace only with the same or equivalent type •...
  • Page 11: Using The Remote Control

    Before you start Using the remote control The remote has a range of about 7 m (23 ft.) at an angle of about 30º from the remote sensor. 30° 7 m (23 ft.) Keep in mind the following when using the remote control: •...
  • Page 12: Connections

    Connections Chapter 2: Connections Turn on the DHCP server function of your router. Caution If your router does not have a built-in DHCP server function, you have to set up the network manually. • Be sure to turn off the power and unplug the power cord from the power outlet whenever making or changing See Connect to network on page 18.
  • Page 13: Plugging In

    Connections Plugging in About startup time After you’ve finished making all connections, plug the unit About 30 seconds are required between after the power into an AC outlet. turns On until the unit is actually ready to use. The time required for startup can be reduced by setting the Quick Important Start Mode to On (page 35).
  • Page 14: Part Names And Functions

    Part names and functions Chapter 3: Part names and functions Remote Control  (standby/on) button Switches the unit between Standby and On. Playback control buttons Use when operating an iPod or AirPlay with this remote control. vol –/+ (volume –/+) button Use to adjust the listening volume.
  • Page 15: Front Panel

    Part names and functions Front panel on (power on) indicator Battery indicator (XW-SMA3 only) Displays the built-in battery charge status, or lights when the When the power is on, this indicator lights. built-in battery is being charged. The indicator changes as input indicator noted below.
  • Page 16: Rear Panel

    Part names and functions input button Note Select the input source. • When pressing the input button for 3 seconds while this iPod  AUX IN  iPod (return to the beginning) unit is power on, this unit switches to the Quick Start *When AirPlay or DMR play begins, the unit’s input Mode.
  • Page 17 Part names and functions • Do not lift this device by holding the wireless antenna, since damage or personal injury may result. • When using XW-SMA4, do not lift this device by holding the recessed portion of the rear panel, since damage or personal injury may result.
  • Page 18: Connect To Network

    Connect to network Chapter 4: Connect to network Network setting By connecting the unit to your home LAN, you can enjoy AirPlay and playback of music stored on your computer or other device. • For information regarding the format of files supported by this unit, see Playable file formats on page 41. •...
  • Page 19 Connect to network The network connection settings will be A: Connections for wireless LAN using WPS- performed automatically, and when the PBC function connection is complete, the unit's indicator will briefly change to flashing red, then light steadily Confirm that the AC adapter and LAN cable blue.
  • Page 20 Connect to network When the network indicator lights red, C: Connection settings from a Web browser connect to the network called “Pioneer using a computer, iPhone, tablet PC or other Setup:xxxxxx” from Wi-Fi network setting on device supporting wireless LAN the computer, iPhone, tablet PC or other device.
  • Page 21 Also, if input of a fixed IP is required, set DHCP to OFF here Name” from the menu and change the name before selecting and make the setting. “Network Configuration.” S1000.1000.0 XW-SMA1 XX:XX XXX:XXX 10 When settings are completed, click on When the Auto/Manual selection screen Apply.
  • Page 22 This may require up to 90 seconds or so. From the menu on the left, select “Network Configuration.” If you wish to change the Friendly Name, select “Friendly Name” from the menu and change the name before selecting “Network Configuration.” S1000.1000.0 XW-SMA1 XX:XX XXX:XXX...
  • Page 23 Connect to network If using a wireless LAN connection, input the Disconnect the LAN cable from the unit and router’s SSID, then select the “Security” item set confirm that the router’s power is ON. on the router. If you intend to use the unit in a wired configuration, use a LAN cable to connect the unit to the router.
  • Page 24 Connect to network Press and hold input button on the front E: Connection settings using an iOS device panel, and then press and hold network setup/ wireless direct button on the rear panel for 3 If you use an iPhone/iPod touch/iPad (iOS device with iOS 5.0 or later) with wireless LAN connection, apply the iOS device’s seconds.
  • Page 25: After Completing The Network Settings

    Connect to network Confirm that the unit's on indicator stops F: Wireless Direct Function flashing. Hold the unit's rear-panel network setup/wireless direct button depressed for 3 Important seconds. • Wireless Direct should be used only as a temporary The unit will begin rebooting (the on indicator will flash blue); connection under conditions where a normal router wait for about 30 to 40 seconds.
  • Page 26: Web Control

    The Web Control menu can be accessed. Click Bonjour list (a), and then select this unit's name (Friendly Name) (b) in Bookmark. XW-SMA1 When using Windows XP Click on Start  My Network. Click on “Display icons for UPnP devices connected to the network”.
  • Page 27: Initial Menu (System Information)

    If WEP is selected in step 2 Security, the WEP Key will be displayed. s1000.1000.0 Alternately, if WPA-PSK(TKIP), WPA-PSK(AES), WPA2- XW-SMA1 PSK(TKIP), or WPA2-PSK(AES) is selected in Security, “WPA Passphrase” will be displayed. If you select None in the Security menu, no character string will be displayed.
  • Page 28: Friendly Name

    Connect to network Friendly Name This menu can be used to change the name of this unit as seen on the network.
  • Page 29: Ipod/Iphone/Ipad Playback

    • Features such as the equalizer cannot be controlled using this system, and we recommend switching the equalizer off before connecting. • Pioneer cannot under any circumstances accept responsibility for any direct or indirect loss arising from any inconvenience or loss of recorded material resulting from iPod/iPhone/iPad failure.
  • Page 30: Connecting Your Ipod/Iphone/Ipad

    iPod/iPhone/iPad playback The following operations are possible for iPod/iPhone/iPad. Connecting your iPod/iPhone/iPad Button What it does  (play/ Press to start playback. During playback, Caution pause) pause/unpause playback. • When connecting iPod/iPhone/iPad units, always use  (prev) Press to return to the beginning of the currently the Dock Connector to USB Cable provided with iPod/ playing track or file.
  • Page 31: Music Server

    Pioneer website. About playable DLNA network devices North America This unit allows you to play music on media servers
  • Page 32: Playing Audio Files Stored On Pcs Or Other Devices

    Music server Operating AirPlay from an iPod/iPhone/iPad Playing audio files stored on PCs or other devices Tap Music icon and start playing music. Playback starts. Connecting to the LAN network For details on the connections, see page Connecting to the network through the wired or wireless LAN on page 12.
  • Page 33 Music server Operations using this unit's remote control You can perform the following operations. Note that some buttons are not available for operation depending on the category currently being played back. For iTunes, when the “Allow iTunes control from remote speakers”...
  • Page 34: Other Connections

    Other connections Chapter 7: Other connections Caution Listening to auxiliary devices • Before making or changing the connections, switch off the power and disconnect the power cord from the Press input to select AUX IN as the input power outlet. source.
  • Page 35: Changing The Settings

    Changing the settings Chapter 8: Changing the settings Canceling Quick Start Mode Setting Quick Start Mode Hold the input button depressed for 3 Quick Start Mode significantly reduces the time required for seconds when the unit is in the Quick Start startup.
  • Page 36: Firmware Update

    You can update this unit’s firmware via Safari or Microsoft Internet Explorer 8/9. Download the latest firmware for your computer from the Pioneer website. The downloaded file will be compressed in the ZIP format, and must be decompressed before it can be used.
  • Page 37: Additional Information

    Sometimes the trouble may lie in another device. Investigate the other devices and electrical appliances being used. If the trouble cannot be rectified even after exercising the checks listed below, ask your nearest Pioneer authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work.
  • Page 38 Additional information Network Problem Check Remedy Cannot access to the The LAN cable is not firmly Firmly connect the LAN cable (page 12). network. connected. The router is not switched on. Switch on the router. Playback does not start. The device is currently disconnected Check whether the device is properly connected to this unit or the from this unit or the power supply.
  • Page 39 Additional information Wireless LAN Problem Check Remedy Network cannot be accessed The computer may determine the presence/absence of a wireless via wireless LAN. LAN in accordance with the presence/absence of the cable at the time the unit’s power is turned on. When using a wireless LAN, disconnect the LAN cable from this unit and then turn the unit OFF and ON again.
  • Page 40 A battery can ordinarily be recharged about 300 times, but this number may be shorter depending on surrounding conditions during play and storage. If you wish to have your unit's battery replaced, consult your Pioneer service station.
  • Page 41: Playable File Formats

    Additional information Category Extension Stream Playable file formats Sampling 32 kHz to 48 kHz This unit supports the following file formats. Note that the frequency files formats listed below may not be playable. Also, the compatibility of file formats varies depending on the server MPEG-4 Quantization 16 bit...
  • Page 42: Cautions On Use

    Additional information • Unplug the power cord from the power outlet when cleaning this unit. Cautions on use When moving this unit About network playback When moving this unit, be sure to first disconnect the iPod/ The network playback function such as Music Server of this iPhone/iPad, LAN cable or any other equipment connected to unit uses the following technologies: the unit.
  • Page 43: Dlna

    For more information check with the manufacturer of connection may be blocked. your server. Pioneer is not responsible for any malfunction of the player Disclaimer for Third Party Content and/or the Music Server features due to communication error/malfunctions associated with your network connection ACCESS TO THIRD PARTY CONTENT SERVICES, INCLUDING and/or your PC, or other connected equipment.
  • Page 44: Aacplus

    Additional information aacPlus About iPod/iPhone/iPad The AAC decoder uses aacPlus developed by Coding Technologies ( FLAC FLAC Decoder Copyright c 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Josh “Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone” and “Made for iPad” mean Coalson that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or...
  • Page 45: Specifications

    Power consumption XW-SMA1 ........24 W XW-SMA3 .
  • Page 46 212-0031, Japan [*] XW-SMA1, XW-SMA3, XW-SMA4 English: Dansk: Hereby, Pioneer, declares that this [*] is Undertegnede Pioneer erklærer herved, in compliance with the essential at følgende udstyr [*] overholder de requirements and other relevant væsentlige krav og øvrige relevante provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 47 Português: Pioneer declara que este [*] está conforme com os requisitos essenciais e outras disposições da Directiva 1999/5/CE. [*] este in conformitate cu cerintele esentiale si alte prevederi ale Directivei 1999/5/EU. Eesti: 1999/5/EC. sätetele. Polski: Magyar: Norsk: 1999/5/EF. Íslenska: 1999/5/EC...
  • Page 48 253 Alexandra Road, #04-01, Singapore 159936 TEL: 65-6472-7555 PIONEER ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. 5 Arco Lane, Heatherton, Victoria, 3202, Australia, TEL: (03) 9586-6300 PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. Blvd.Manuel Avila Camacho 138 10 piso Col.Lomas de Chapultepec, Mexico, D.F. 11000 TEL: 55-9178-4270 K002_B3_En...

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