Sony SRS-X88 Operating Instructions Manual
Sony SRS-X88 Operating Instructions Manual

Sony SRS-X88 Operating Instructions Manual

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Personal Audio
Operating Instructions
Refer to the Wi-Fi Startup Guide (separate document) for how to listen
to music stored in your PC or other device over your Wi-Fi network.
Getting started
About SongPal
Listening to music through a
BLUETOOTH connection
Listening to music via a Wi-
Fi network
Listening to music with
connected components
Additional information


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Summary of Contents for Sony SRS-X88

  • Page 1 Listening to music via a Wi- Fi network Listening to music with connected components Additional information Refer to the Wi-Fi Startup Guide (separate document) for how to listen to music stored in your PC or other device over your Wi-Fi network. SRS-X88...
  • Page 2 Before operating the system, please read this Notice for the customers in Europe guide thoroughly and retain it for future reference. Hereby, Sony Corp., declares that this equipment is To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the in compliance with the essential requirements and ventilation opening of the appliance with other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 3: Precautions

    The unit may short out or On safety malfunction. The nameplate indicating the Sony trademark, model number and electrical On cleaning rating is located on the bottom exterior of ...
  • Page 4: Documents Provided

    Alliance® are registered marks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.  Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™, WPA™, WPA2™ and Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ are marks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.  “S-Master” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.  ClearAudio+ and trademarks of Sony Corporation.  “DSEE” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 5 “SRS-X88”. are trademarks of Google Inc. URL:  “Xperia” and “Xperia Tablet” are Please note that Sony cannot answer or respond trademarks of Sony Mobile to any inquiries regarding the content of the Communications AB. source code.
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Precautions ........3 Listening to music with Documents provided ...... 4 connected components On copyrights........4 Listening to music on a USB flash drive, etc. (USB-A) .........19 Getting started Listening to music on a high- resolution supported Walkman® Location and function of controls..7 and Xperia™...
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Getting started Location and function of controls This manual mainly explains operations using the buttons on the unit, but the same operations can also be performed using the remote control having the same or similar names. Unit Rear of the unit ...
  • Page 8  NETWORK button/indicator  WPS button Tap to switch the unit to NETWORK Press and hold when connecting to a Wi- mode. Fi network. Tap to use various music services or Beeps will be heard by pressing and listen to music stored in a device on the holding the WPS button for 2 seconds, home network with the unit.
  • Page 9 The network connection that the update is failed, or connection failed completed. even though the network setting is complete. The color of the lit/flashing indicator changes depending on the connected music service.  Refer to Help Guide for details.
  • Page 10   (Play/Pause) button Remote control Press to operate a connected device while playing back music. Operation is not possible if the device is connected to the USB B port ( B) or AUDIO IN jack. During playback, press once to pause; during pause, press once to resume playback.
  • Page 11: About Songpal

    The services provided by third parties may What you can do with change, stop or be terminated without notice. Sony does not assume any responsibility for such SongPal situations. What you can control with SongPal varies SongPal is an application for controlling depending on the connected device.
  • Page 12: Listening To Music Through A Bluetooth Connection

    When a list of detected devices appears Before using the BLUETOOTH function, on the display of the BLUETOOTH perform pairing to register your BLUETOOTH device, select “SRS-X88”. device. If passkey entry is required on the display of the BLUETOOTH device, enter Note “0000”.
  • Page 13 To cancel the connection with the Start playback on the BLUETOOTH device BLUETOOTH device. Disconnect the BLUETOOTH connection on the BLUETOOTH device.  You can perform a pairing operation or attempt to make a BLUETOOTH connection with another When you finish playing music, the BLUETOOTH BLUETOOTH device while the BLUETOOTH connection may terminate automatically, connection is established with one BLUETOOTH...
  • Page 14: Listening To Music By One-Touch Action (Nfc)

    disconnected and the unit is connected with the smartphone. Listening to music by one-touch action (NFC) NFC is a technology for short-range wireless communication between various devices such as a mobile phone and IC tag. Just touch your smartphone on the unit. The unit is turned on automatically, and pairing and BLUETOOTH connection are established.
  • Page 15: Listening To Music Via A Wi-Fi Network

    LAN cable directly. document). Method for using a PC See “Connecting with a PC” (page 15). Method for using a wired network  Refer to Help Guide for details. LAN cable (not supplied) Use a commercially-available LAN cable to connect.
  • Page 16 When you connect the unit to a PC for the first time, it takes about 2 minutes until the LINK indicator stops flashing and stays lit. SSID Display [Sony Network Device See the recorded password in step 1 Settings] on your PC. (page 15).
  • Page 17: Listening To The Same Music From The Multiple Speakers (Songpal Link Function)

    Launch SongPal, and download a furthermore, music from streaming services, Google Cast-enabled music app. in different rooms with ultimate sound  Launch SongPal, then tap [SRS-X88] quality.  [Settings]  [Google Cast]  [Learn how to cast].  See the instructions, then find and...
  • Page 18: Listening To An Internet Music Service (Spotify)

    Note Listening to an Internet Depending on the country and region, music services and their periods of availability may differ. music service (Spotify) “Spotify” gives you instant access to millions of songs. The “Spotify Connect” feature lets you select music on the Spotify app and stream it on the unit.
  • Page 19: Listening To Music With Connected Components

    Walkman®, or iPhone/iPad/iPod * Optional High-Resolution Audio USB Adaptor to the USB A port ( WM-PORT Cable can be ordered from your nearest Sony Service Center. To connect Xperia, use a commercially available cable. Tap the USB-A button, then press the ...
  • Page 20: Listening To Music On An External Device (Audio In)

    (AUDIO Audio cable (not supplied) Connect the device to the AUDIO IN jack with an audio cable (not supplied). Tap the AUDIO IN button, then start playback on the connected device.  Refer to Help Guide for detailed operation.
  • Page 21: Additional Information

     Check that the NFC function of the before consulting your nearest Sony dealer. smartphone is set to on.  Check to see if the problem is listed in this ...
  • Page 22  Turn off the wireless router/access point, nearest Sony dealer or the shop where you purchased this unit. wait a while and turn on the power again.  Turn off the unit, wait a while and turn on the power again.
  • Page 23: What Is Bluetooth Wireless Technology

     Refer to Help Guide for symptoms other than occur and resulting in communication speed the above. deterioration, noise, or invalid connection if the system is used near a wireless LAN device. In such a case, perform the following.
  • Page 24: Specifications

     If the system is used within 10 m of a wireless LAN device, turn off the Specifications wireless LAN device. Interference to other devices Section for Speaker Microwaves emitting from a BLUETOOTH device may affect the operation of Speakers electronic medical devices.
  • Page 25 DSD (DSF/DSDIFF): 2.8 MHz (1bit) LDAC is an audio coding technology developed Compatibility with all encoding/writing by Sony that enables the transmission of High- software, recording devices and recording Resolution (Hi-Res) Audio content, even over a media cannot be guaranteed.
  • Page 26 Operating Instructions (this document) Compatible iPhone/iPad/iPod Warranty card (1) models For customers in the UK, Ireland, Malta, Compatible Cyprus, and Hong Kong: AirPlay BLUETOOTH models Use the AC power cord (mains lead) (A).    For safety reasons, the AC power cord iPhone 6 Plus (mains lead) (B) is not intended for the ...
  • Page 27 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 iPhone/iPad/iPod is lost or damaged when using your iPhone/iPad/iPod connected to this unit.
  • Page 28 ©2015 Sony Corporation Printed in China...

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