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Help Guide
Personal Audio System
SRS-X7
The following explains how to use this speaker. Select a topic from the navigation pane on the left.
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
Listening to music on a Walkman
Listening to music on a PC (Windows 8)

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  • Page 1 Help Guide Personal Audio System SRS-X7 The following explains how to use this speaker. Select a topic from the navigation pane on the left. How to Use Getting Started SongPal Listening to music via home network Listening to music via BLUETOOTH connection...
  • Page 2 Listening to music on a PC (Windows 7) Listening to music on a PC (Windows Vista) Listening to music on a Mac Information Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Speaker Network BLUETOOTH Additional information List of Topics How to Use Troubleshooting Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table Of Contents Help Guide SRS-X7 ......................... 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 4 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 8 UI) ................Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network ...........
  • Page 5 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 ...........
  • Page 6 Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) ............ Disconnecting the smartphone by one touch (NFC) ............Switching devices by one touch (NFC) ................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) ......................
  • Page 7 Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection ......... Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality ........Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) ............ Disconnecting the smartphone by one touch (NFC) ............Switching devices by one touch (NFC) ................Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) ......................
  • Page 8: Connection Method 2: Connecting To A Wi-fi Network Using A Computer Connected With A Lan 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 a PC (Windows 8) ..................
  • Page 9: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows 7)

    Connection method 1: Pairing and connecting with a BLUETOOTH device ....Connection method 2: Connecting with a paired BLUETOOTH device ......Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection ......... Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality ........Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) ............
  • Page 10 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 ...........
  • Page 11 Compatible DLNA devices ....................Compatible BLUETOOTH devices ................. Software update ........................Updating the software ..................... Wi-Fi signal strength ....................... Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) ..........About standby functions ......................Differences of standby modes ..................Notes on use .......................... Precautions ........................
  • Page 12 The speaker cannot connect to music services.............. Home network (DLNA) ......................The controller cannot find the speaker................Music started automatically.................... The sound is interrupted....................Playback does not start....................AirPlay ..........................BLUETOOTH ..........................Pairing ..........................Unable to pair the speaker with a BLUETOOTH device ..........
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Getting Started Overview Parts and controls Included items Power source Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 14: Songpal

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 SongPal About "SongPal" Wi-Fi network connection Device control Speaker settings Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 15: Listening To Music Via Home Network

    Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows Vista) Listening to music on a computer via network connection (Mac) Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod via network connection Listening to music on an Xperia via network connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 16: Listening To Music Via Bluetooth Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music via BLUETOOTH connection How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 17 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 18 Listening to music on an Xperia via network connection Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 19 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 20: Listening To Music On An Iphone/ipad/ipod

    Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod via network connection Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod via BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 21: Listening To Music On A Walkman

    How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a Walkman via BLUETOOTH connection Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc., by connecting with an audio cable (AUDIO IN) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 22: Listening To Music On A Pc (windows 8)

    Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 8 UI) Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 8) Listening to music on a PC via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 23: Listening To Music On A Pc (windows 7)

    DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 7) Listening to music on a PC via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 24: Listening To Music On A Pc (windows Vista)

    DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows Vista) Listening to music on a PC via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 25: Listening To Music On A Mac

    DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a computer via network connection (Mac) Listening to music on a PC via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 26: Information

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Information About the indicators Compatible device Software update Wi-Fi signal strength About standby functions Notes on use Trademarks Support website Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 27: Troubleshooting

    Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 28: Speaker

    Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Speaker Power supply Sound Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 29: Network

    Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Network Network connection Music Services Home network (DLNA) AirPlay Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 30 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 BLUETOOTH Pairing One-touch connection (NFC) Sound Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 31 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Additional information Reset Disposal and transfer Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 32: Getting Started

    Help Guide List of Topics Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 33: Listening With The Airplay Function (itunes)

    Listening to music via home network Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 8 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 Connection method 3: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a PC connected wirelessly (Windows 8 UI)
  • Page 34: Terminating The Bluetooth Connection (after Use)

    Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Media Go) Listening to music on a computer via network connection (Mac) 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 Mac connected wirelessly Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network Listening with the AirPlay function (iTunes)
  • Page 35: Listening To Music With The Walkman Application (xperia)

    Listening to music on an Xperia via network connection 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 wired network Listening to music with the WALKMAN application (Xperia) Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection...
  • Page 36: Listening To Music On A Pc (windows 8)

    Connection method 2: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a computer connected with a LAN cable Connection method 3: Connecting to a wired network Listening with the AirPlay function (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) Listening to music on an iPhone/iPad/iPod via BLUETOOTH connection Connection method 1: Pairing and connecting with a BLUETOOTH device Connection method 2: Connecting with a paired BLUETOOTH device Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection...
  • Page 37: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows 8) (windows Media Player)

    Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 8) (Windows Media Player) Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Media Go) Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 8) 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 38 Listening to music on a PC (Windows Vista) Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices Listening to music on a PC via network connection (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...
  • Page 39: Software Update

    About standby functions Differences of standby modes Notes on use Precautions Notes on charging Disposing of the speaker What is BLUETOOTH wireless technology? Trademarks Trademarks Important information on software Support website Customer support websites Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 40: The Speaker Cannot Connect To Music Services

    Help Guide List of Topics Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Troubleshooting What can I do to solve a problem? Speaker Power supply Unable to turn on the speaker or charge the built-in battery None of the speaker buttons can be operated.
  • Page 41: Bluetooth

    There is no sound Distorted sound/Humming or noise in the speaker output Additional information Reset Using the RESET button Initializing the speaker Disposal and transfer Disposing of or giving away this speaker Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 42: Before Use

    Help Guide Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Notes on use June 2013 Before use To make full use of this content, please read the following notes thoroughly. Please note that they are subject to change without prior notice. Recommended system environment The following system environments are recommended for displaying this content.
  • Page 43 This content uses cookies. To use services incorporating cookies, you need to set your browser to allow cookies. Handling of personal information obtained from websites Sony may use cookies, web beacons or similar technologies to make statistical analysis of customers’ usage of this content while preserving anonymity.
  • Page 44: Overview

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Overview What you can do with the speaker Introduction to the main features Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 45: Parts And Controls

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Parts and controls Parts and controls Introducing the functions of buttons, terminals and indicators on the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 46: Included Items

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Included items Checking the included items Check that all items are packed with the speaker before use. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 47: 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 48: About "songpal

    SRS-X7 About "SongPal" How to use the "SongPal" screen "SongPal" is a dedicated application for controlling Sony audio devices which are compatible with "SongPal," by your smartphone/iPhone. What you can do with "SongPal" "SongPal" provides Wi-Fi connection setup with the speaker, and allows you to select/play music on the PC or server via your home network.
  • Page 49: 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 50: Device Control

    You can listen to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network, using "SongPal" installed on your smartphone/iPhone. Listening to various Internet music streaming (music service) You can use various Internet music streaming offered on the Internet, using "SongPal" installed on your smartphone/iPhone. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 51: Speaker Settings

    SRS-X7 Speaker settings Setting the sound quality You can easily customize the sound of the speaker or use Sony's recommended "ClearAudio+" setting, using "SongPal" installed on your smartphone/iPhone. Setting the auto standby function You can turn on/off the auto standby and the BLUETOOTH/Network standby functions of the speaker, using "SongPal"...
  • Page 52: Selecting The Method Of Network Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection Connect to the network after checking your network environment. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 53: Dlna (digital Living Network Alliance)

    Personal Audio System SRS-X7 DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (PC etc.) on a home network using the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 54: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows 8 Ui)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 8 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, you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by this method.
  • Page 55: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows 8)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a PC via network connection (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, you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by this method.
  • Page 56: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows 7)

    You can listen to music stored in a Windows 7 PC connected to your network. Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Media Go) You can listen to music stored in a PC connected to your network using Media Go. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 57: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows Vista)

    You can listen to music on a Mac or PC with iTunes using the speaker with AirPlay. Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Media Go) You can listen to music stored in a PC connected to your network using Media Go. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 58: Listening To Music On A Computer Via Network Connection (mac)

    Connect the speaker to a wireless router with a LAN cable (not supplied), then connect the wireless router to the computer. Listening with the AirPlay function (iTunes) You can listen to music on a Mac or PC with iTunes using the speaker with AirPlay. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 59: Listening To Music On An Iphone/ipad/ipod Via Network Connection

    Connect the speaker to a wireless router with a LAN cable (not supplied), then connect the wireless router to the computer. 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 60: Listening To Music On An Xperia Via Network Connection

    Connect the speaker to a wireless router with a LAN cable (not supplied), then connect the wireless router to the computer. Listening to music with the WALKMAN application (Xperia) You can listen to music on an Xperia using the speaker with WALKMAN application installed on your Xperia. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 61: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 62: Listening To Music On A Device Via 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 63: 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 an audio cable (not supplied). 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 64: Selecting The Method Of Network Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection Connect to the network after checking your network environment. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 65: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 66: Listening To Music On An Xperia Via Network Connection

    Connect the speaker to a wireless router with a LAN cable (not supplied), then connect the wireless router to the computer. Listening to music with the WALKMAN application (Xperia) You can listen to music on an Xperia using the speaker with WALKMAN application installed on your Xperia. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 67: Listening To Music On A Device Via 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 68: 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 an audio cable (not supplied). 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 69: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 70: Listening To Music On A Device Via 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 71: 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 an audio cable (not supplied). 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 72: Selecting The Method Of Network Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection Connect to the network after checking your network environment. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 73: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 74: Listening To Music On An Iphone/ipad/ipod Via Network Connection

    Connect the speaker to a wireless router with a LAN cable (not supplied), then connect the wireless router to the computer. 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 75: Listening To Music On An Iphone/ipad/ipod Via Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality 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 a BLUETOOTH device. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 76: 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 an audio cable (not supplied). 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 77: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 78: Listening To Music On A Walkman Via Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality 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 a BLUETOOTH device. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 79: Audio Cable (audio In)

    You can connect a portable audio device, etc., with an audio cable (not supplied). 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 80: Selecting The Method Of Network Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection Connect to the network after checking your network environment. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 81: Dlna (digital Living Network Alliance)

    Personal Audio System SRS-X7 DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (PC etc.) on a home network using the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 82: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 83: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows 8 Ui)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 8 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, you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by this method.
  • Page 84 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a PC via network connection (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, you can connect to the Wi-Fi network by this method.
  • Page 85: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality 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 a BLUETOOTH device. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 86: Selecting The Method Of Network Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection Connect to the network after checking your network environment. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 87: Dlna (digital Living Network Alliance)

    Personal Audio System SRS-X7 DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (PC etc.) on a home network using the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 88: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 89: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows 7)

    You can listen to music stored in a Windows 7 PC connected to your network. Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Media Go) You can listen to music stored in a PC connected to your network using Media Go. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 90: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality 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 a BLUETOOTH device. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 91: Selecting The Method Of Network Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection Connect to the network after checking your network environment. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 92: Dlna (digital Living Network Alliance)

    Personal Audio System SRS-X7 DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (PC etc.) on a home network using the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 93: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 94: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows Vista)

    You can listen to music on a Mac or PC with iTunes using the speaker with AirPlay. Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Media Go) You can listen to music stored in a PC connected to your network using Media Go. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 95: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality 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 a BLUETOOTH device. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 96: Selecting The Method Of Network Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the method of network connection Selecting the method of network connection Connect to the network after checking your network environment. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 97: Dlna (digital Living Network Alliance)

    Personal Audio System SRS-X7 DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) You can listen to music stored in a DLNA server (PC etc.) on a home network using the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 98: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices An overview of pairing and BLUETOOTH connection with BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 99: Listening To Music On A Computer Via Network Connection (mac)

    Connect the speaker to a wireless router with a LAN cable (not supplied), then connect the wireless router to the computer. Listening with the AirPlay function (iTunes) You can listen to music on a Mac or PC with iTunes using the speaker with AirPlay. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 100: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Bluetooth Connection

    Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality 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 a BLUETOOTH device. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 101: About The Indicators

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 About the indicators About the indicators The indicators show the status of the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 102: Compatible Device

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Compatible device Compatible iPhone/iPad/iPod models Compatible operating system (Windows) Compatible operating systems (Mac) Compatible DLNA devices Compatible BLUETOOTH devices Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 103: Software Update

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Software update Updating the software Update the software of the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 104: Wi-fi Signal Strength

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 105: About Standby Functions

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 About standby functions Differences of standby modes Explanation of the standby functions (standby, BLUETOOTH/network standby, auto standby). Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 106: Notes On Use

    Before disposing of the speaker, remove the built-in battery pack. 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 107: Trademarks

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Trademarks Trademarks List of trademarks/registered trademarks Important information on software Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 108: Support Website

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Support website Customer support websites URLs of the customer support websites Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 109: Troubleshooting

    Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Troubleshooting What can I do to solve a problem? Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 110: Power Supply

    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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 111: 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 Distorted sound/Humming or noise in the speaker output Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 112: Network Connection

    The speaker cannot connect to a network using the WPS button. The speaker does not appear in the device list on the computer's music playback application. The speaker does not appear in the device select screen on "SongPal." Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 113: Music Services

    Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Music Services The speaker cannot connect to music services. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 114 Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Home network (DLNA) The controller cannot find the speaker. (The controller cannot browse the contents of the speaker.) Music started automatically. The sound is interrupted. Playback does not start. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 115 AirPlay The speaker cannot be found from an iPhone/iPod touch/iPad or computer with iTunes. Music started automatically. There is no sound, or the sound skips during playback. The speaker cannot be operated. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 116 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Pairing Unable to pair the speaker with a BLUETOOTH device Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 117 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 One-touch connection (NFC) Unable to connect the speaker to a BLUETOOTH device with One-touch connection (NFC) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 118: Sound

    Distorted sound/Humming or noise in the speaker output 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 Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 119 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Reset Using the RESET button Initializing the speaker Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 120 Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Disposal and transfer Disposing of or giving away this speaker Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 121: What You Can Do With The Speaker

    Easy operation from your smartphone and tablet. Compatible with DSEE Compatible with ClearAudio+ Tap operation Codec: Audio signal compression and conversion format Only when the dedicated application "SongPal" is installed on your device. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 122: Parts And Controls

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Parts and controls Front and top side Rear side...
  • Page 123 1. UPDATE button Tap and hold to update the speaker’s software. Lights up in orange when the speaker detects the latest software while connected to the Internet. (Normally off.) This button is usually not displayed. 2. CHARGE indicator Display the charging status of the built-in lithium-ion battery by the lighting and flashing of the indicator. 3.
  • Page 124 Connect to the headphone jack of a portable audio device, etc., using a connecting cable (not supplied). 17. DC IN 18 V jack Connect the AC adaptor (supplied). Related Topic About the indicators Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 125: Checking The Included Items

    After unpacking, check that all items in the list below are included in the package. If any items are missing, contact your dealer. The number in ( ) indicates the item amount. Main unit (SRS-X7) (1) AC power cord (1) AC adaptor (1) Start Guide "Enjoy Music over Your Wi-Fi Network"...
  • Page 126: Connecting To An Ac Outlet

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Connecting to an AC outlet The speaker can operate by AC adaptor or built-in lithium-ion battery (rechargeable). Charge the battery before using the speaker for the first time. You can operate the speaker by battery instead of the AC adaptor by charging the speaker before use.
  • Page 127 Even 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. Related Topic Turning the power on Charging USB devices, such as smartphones Notes on charging Disposing of the speaker Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 128: Turning The Power On

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Turning the power on 1. Press the (on/standby) button. (on/standby) indicator lights up in green. Hint The LINK indicator also begins to flash when the speaker is turned on. You can set up or use the network function when it stops flashing.
  • Page 129: Turning The Power Off

    (on/standby) indicator is flashing, the speaker is not operational. If the speaker is turned off while the LINK indicator is flashing, the (on/standby) indicator will flash for several tens of seconds. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Auto standby function Differences of standby modes Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 130: Using The Bluetooth/network Standby Function

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 131 Connecting to an AC outlet Turning the power off Setting the auto standby function Differences of standby modes Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 132: Charging Usb Devices, Such As Smartphones

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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) using the USB cable (not supplied).
  • Page 133 In an extremely hot environment, charging of the connected USB device will stop. Related Topic Connecting to an AC outlet Turning the power off Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 134: Auto Standby Function

    If the speaker is being powered by the battery only, charging will stop. The auto standby function can be turned off by using the dedicated application "SongPal". Related Topic Setting the auto standby function Differences of standby modes Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 135: How To Use The "songpal" Screen

    Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to use the "SongPal" screen "SongPal" is a dedicated application for controlling Sony audio devices which are compatible with "SongPal," by your smartphone/iPhone. After downloading "SongPal" on your smartphone or iPhone, [SongPal] will be displayed on the screen.
  • Page 136: Setting Menu

    1. Home screen Displays the functions of the selected device, music services, and applications installed on your smartphone/iPhone. 2. Mini player Controller for the selected function Setting menu Flick right on any "SongPal" screen to display this menu.
  • Page 137 2. Settings of the connected device Various sound/network settings are displayed. Note The home screen and the setting menu above are the display examples. The actual display may differ. Related Topic What you can do with "SongPal" Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 138: What You Can Do With "songpal

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 What you can do with "SongPal" "SongPal" is the dedicated application for controlling Sony audio devices which are compatible with "SongPal," by your smartphone/iPhone. For details about "SongPal," refer to the following URL: http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/songpal/ Downloading "SongPal"...
  • Page 139: Connecting To A Wi-fi Network Using "songpal" (smartphone)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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.
  • Page 140 5. If your smartphone is NFC-compatible,touch the smartphone on the N-Mark of the speaker. Keep touching the smartphone on the N-Mark of the speaker until the smartphone responds (it may take a few seconds). In this case, proceed to step 7. If your smartphone is not NFC-compatible, proceed to step 6.
  • Page 141 Tap [SONY:SRS-X7 (Bluetooth)] on the smartphone’s screen. If [SONY:SRS-X7 (Bluetooth)] is not displayed, search for the device. For details, refer to the operating instructions of your smartphone. 7. Check that the (BLUETOOTH) indicator is lit. When the BLUETOOTH connection is established, the (BLUETOOTH) indicator stays lit.
  • Page 142: Connecting To A Wi-fi Network Using "songpal" (iphone)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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.
  • Page 143 PAIRING button until beeps are heard. (BLUETOOTH) indicator begins to flash quickly in white, and the speaker enters pairing mode. 6. Search the speaker by the iPhone. i. Tap [Settings]. ii. Tap [Bluetooth]. iii. Tap[ ]to turn on BLUETOOTH. iv. Tap [SONY:SRS-X7(Bluetooth)].
  • Page 144 7. Check that the (BLUETOOTH) indicator is lit. When the BLUETOOTH connection is established, the (BLUETOOTH) indicator stays lit. 8. Start up "SongPal." Tap [SongPal] on your iPhone. The home screen of "SongPal" is displayed. Follow the on-screen instructions. 9. Configure the Wi-Fi settings, following the on-screen instructions of "SongPal." 10.
  • Page 145 The connection is complete. Related Topic Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 146: Listening To Music On A Pc Via A Wi-fi Network

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network You can use the "SongPal" installed on your smartphone/iPhone as a DLNA controller (operating device). This application allows you to select/play music on a PC.
  • Page 147 Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 8) Setting your PC for operating from the DLNA controller (Windows 8) Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 7) Setting your PC as a DLNA server (Windows Vista) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 148: Listening To Various Internet Music Streaming (music Service)

    Tap the desired music service. The selected music service starts, and a list of playable music is displayed. 3. Select the desired content and start playback. Music will be heard from the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 149: Setting The Sound Quality

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Setting the sound quality You can easily customize the sound of the speaker or use Sony's recommended "ClearAudio+" setting using "SongPal" installed on your smartphone/iPhone. 1. Start up "SongPal." Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone.
  • Page 150: Setting The Auto Standby Function

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Setting the auto standby function You can turn on/off the auto standby and the BLUETOOTH/Network standby functions of the speaker, using "SongPal" installed on your smartphone/iPhone. 1. Start up "SongPal." Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone.
  • Page 151 Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Auto standby function Differences of standby modes Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 152: Checking The Battery Level

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Checking the battery level You can check the battery level of the speaker using the "SongPal" installed on your smartphone/iPhone. 1. Start up the "SongPal". Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone. 2. Flick right on the "SongPal" screen.
  • Page 153: Setting The Bluetooth Audio Streaming Playback Quality

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Setting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality You can select the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality of the speaker using the "SongPal" installed on your smartphone/iPhone. 1. Start up "SongPal." Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone.
  • Page 154 Related Topic Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 155: Selecting The Method Of Network Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the method of network connection Set the network after checking your network environment. To connect to a Wi-Fi network Select the appropriate connecting method for your network environment from below.
  • Page 156: Connecting To A Wired Network

    If you turn off the wireless function, the Wi-Fi network, BLUETOOTH and NFC functions will not be available. 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) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 157: Dlna (digital Living Network Alliance)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 158 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 159 If the Wi-Fi connection fails even if you try several times, initialize the speaker and delete the setting information of the Wi-Fi connection, then try connecting again. Note While a LAN cable is connected to the speaker, the speaker cannot connect to a Wi-Fi network. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 160: Connected With A Lan Cable

    (on/standby) indicator lights up in green, then the LINK indicator begins to flash. Wait about 3 minutes until the LINK indicator lights up in orange. 4. Display the [Sony Network Device Setting] screen on the computer. i. Launch a browser.
  • Page 161 5. Select the language from [Language Setup]. 6. Select [Network Settings] from the menu. If the above screen does not appear, disconnect your computer from the wireless Internet connection. 7. Select the SSID of the wireless router, and enter the password. 8.
  • Page 162 The speaker failed to connect to the Wi-Fi network. Wait until the LINK indicator changes to stay lit in red, and try connecting again. Hint If the Wi-Fi connection fails even if you try several times, initialize the speaker and delete the setting information of the Wi-Fi connection, then try connecting again. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 163: Connection Method 3: Connecting To A Wi-fi Network Using A Pc Connected Wirelessly (windows 8 Ui)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Connection method 3: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a PC connected wirelessly (Windows 8 UI) Note that the speaker should be initialized to the factory default for this connection. All BLUETOOTH device registration (pairing) information are deleted.
  • Page 164 Select the icon or icon. iii. Select [Sony_Wireless_Audio_Setup] from the network list. 5. Display the [Sony Network Device Setting] screen. i. Launch a browser. ii. Enter the following URL in the address search bar. http://192.168.100.1 6. Select the language from [Language Setup].
  • Page 165 This procedure needs to be completed within 10 minutes. If you cannot complete within 10 minutes, start over from step 2. 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 166: Connection Method 4: Connecting To A Wired Network

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network This section describes how to connect the speaker to a wireless router with a LAN cable (not supplied), then connect the router to the computer.
  • Page 167 Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 168: Setting Your Pc As A Dlna Server And Controller (windows 8)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 169 Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 8) (Windows Media Player) Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Media Go) Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 170 How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Setting your PC for operating from the DLNA controller (Windows 8) By operating from the DLNA controller on your home network, you can enjoy music stored in a Windows 8 PC on your home network with the speaker if you set the following.
  • Page 171 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. Check if all devices are allowed, then select [Next]. If not, select [Allow All], then the [Allow All Media Devices] screen appears. Select [Allow all PCs and Media Devices].
  • Page 172 Related Topic Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 8) Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 173: Listening With The Airplay Function (itunes)

    AirPlay menu of iTunes and then playing back music. 3. Select the icon on the iTunes window. 4. Select [SONY:SRS-X7] on the AirPlay menu of iTunes. 5. Start playing back music on iTunes, and adjust the volume.
  • Page 174 In some cases, the volume level of iTunes might not link with the volume level of the speaker. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 175 Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a PC via network connection (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 176 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 [SONY:SRS-X7]. 8. Play back the selected song, and adjust the volume. The speaker plays back the selected song.
  • Page 177 Some content may not be playable with DLNA certified products. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 8) Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 178: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (media Go)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Media Go) [Music] in [Library] of Media Go can be shared by setting Media Go installed on your PC as a home network server.
  • Page 179 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. 8.
  • Page 180 9. Select the same name as [Library name] checked in step 6 from the server list that appeared on the screen. 10. Select [Music], then select a song from the list, and start playback. The playback of the video and photo are not supported. The speaker plays back the selected song.
  • Page 181: Connection Method 3: Connecting To A Wi-fi Network Using A Pc Connected Wirelessly (windows 7/windows 8)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 are deleted.
  • Page 182 Select [Sony_Wireless_Audio_Setup] from the network list. 5. Display the [Sony Network Device Setting] screen. i. Launch a browser. ii. Enter the following URL in the address bar. http://192.168.100.1 6. Select the language from [Language Setup]. 7. Select [Network Settings] from the menu.
  • Page 183 This procedure needs to be completed within 10 minutes. If you cannot complete within 10 minutes, start over from step 2. 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 184: Setting Your Pc As A Dlna Server And Controller (windows 7)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Setting your PC as a DLNA server and controller (Windows 7) Windows 7 supports DLNA1.5. 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 185 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 186 Related Topic Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 7) Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 187: Listening To Music On A Pc Via Network Connection (windows 7)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a PC via network connection (Windows 7) 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 188 6. Select [SONY:SRS-X7]. 7. Play back the selected song, and adjust the volume. The speaker plays back the selected song. Hint After the dedicated application "SongPal" is downloaded and installed to your smartphone/iPhone, you can use your smartphone/iPhone as a remote control to operate components connected to the speaker.
  • Page 189: Connection Method 3: Connecting To A Wi-fi Network Using A Pc Connected Wirelessly (windows Vista)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 are deleted.
  • Page 190 Select [Sony_Wireless_Audio_Setup] from the network list. 5. Display the [Sony Network Device Setting] screen. i. Launch a browser. ii. Enter the following URL in the address bar. http://192.168.100.1 6. Select the language from [Language Setup]. 7. Select [Network Settings] from the menu.
  • Page 191 This procedure needs to be completed within 10 minutes. If you cannot complete within 10 minutes, start over from step 2. 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 192: Setting Your Pc As A Dlna Server (windows Vista)

    How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 193 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, then select [OK].
  • Page 194 Listening to music on a PC via a Wi-Fi network Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 195: Connection Method 3: Connecting To A Wi-fi Network Using A Mac Connected Wirelessly

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 are deleted.
  • Page 196 Select [Sony_Wireless_Audio_Setup] from the network list. 5. Display the [Sony Network Device Setting] screen. i. Launch a browser. ii. Enter the following URL in the address bar. http://192.168.100.1 6. Select the language from [Language Setup]. 7. Select [Network Settings] from the menu.
  • Page 197 This procedure needs to be completed within 10 minutes. If you cannot complete within 10 minutes, start over from step 2. 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 198: Connection Method 3: Connecting To A Wired Network

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Connection method 3: Connecting to a wired network This section describes how to connect the speaker to a wireless router with a LAN cable (not supplied), then connect the router to the computer.
  • Page 199 Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 200: Listening With The Airplay Function (iphone/ipad/ipod Touch)

    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 iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, then playing back music. 3. Select the icon in the bottom right of the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch screen. 4. Select [SONY:SRS-X7] on the AirPlay menu of iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.
  • Page 201 In some cases, the volume level of the iPhone/iPad/iPod touch might not link with the volume level of the speaker. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 202: Listening To Music With The Walkman Application (xperia)

    The speaker can also be switched to NETWORK mode automatically, instead of tapping the NETWORK button, by selecting the speaker in the menu of the WALKMAN application on the Xperia, then playing back music. 3. Select [WALKMAN] on your Xperia. 4. Tap and select [SONY:SRS-X7] on the Xperia.
  • Page 203 Refer to the operating instructions of your Xperia for details. For details on the use of the Android OS, refer to Help of Android OS. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 204: How To Make Wireless Connection With Bluetooth Devices

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 How to make wireless connection with BLUETOOTH devices You can enjoy music with the speaker wirelessly by using your device’s BLUETOOTH function. Before operating the speaker, be sure to do the following: Place the BLUETOOTH device within 1 m (3 ft) of the speaker.
  • Page 205 Related Topic Connection method 1: Pairing and connecting with a BLUETOOTH device Connection method 2: Connecting with a paired BLUETOOTH device Connection method 3: Connecting with a smartphone by one touch (NFC) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 206: Connection Method 1: Pairing And Connecting With A Bluetooth Device

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 BLUETOOTH connection for the first time.
  • Page 207 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 "SONY:SRS-X7 (Bluetooth)." If passkey* entry is required on the display of the BLUETOOTH device, enter "0000."...
  • Page 208 Related Topic Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 209: Connection Method 2: Connecting With A Paired Bluetooth Device

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Connection method 2: Connecting with a paired BLUETOOTH device 1. Turn on the speaker. (on/standby) indicator lights up in green. 2. Tap the (BLUETOOTH) PAIRING button. (BLUETOOTH) indicator begins to flash in white.
  • Page 210 If the speaker tries to make connection with the last connected BLUETOOTH device, connection may fail in some cases. In this case, terminate the BLUETOOTH connection by operating the connected BLUETOOTH device. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 211: Connection Method 3: Connecting With A Smartphone By One Touch (nfc)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Connection method 3: Connecting with a smartphone by one touch (NFC) By touching the speaker with a smartphone, the speaker is turned on automatically and then proceeds to pairing and BLUETOOTH connection.
  • Page 212 (NFC-compatible headset, etc.), and connects with the speaker (One-touch connection switching). Related Topic Disconnecting the smartphone by one touch (NFC) Switching devices by one touch (NFC) Listening to music on a device via BLUETOOTH connection Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 213: Listening To Music On A Device Via Bluetooth Connection

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Listening to music on a device via 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 214 If the communication condition is poor, the BLUETOOTH device may react incorrectly to the operation on the speaker. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality Terminating the BLUETOOTH connection (After use) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 215: Selecting The Bluetooth Audio Streaming Playback Quality

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality "Priority on stable connection" and "Priority on sound quality" modes are available as options for selecting the playback quality of BLUETOOTH audio streaming. "Priority on stable connection" is set as the default.
  • Page 216 Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Setting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 217: Terminating The Bluetooth Connection (after Use)

    When you finish playing music, the BLUETOOTH connection may terminate automatically, depending on the BLUETOOTH device. Related Topic Turning the power off Auto standby function Disconnecting the smartphone by one touch (NFC) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 218: Disconnecting The Smartphone By One Touch (nfc)

    Disconnecting the smartphone by one touch (NFC) You can disconnect the speaker from a connected smartphone by touching the speaker with it. 1. Touch the speaker with the smartphone. Touch the smartphone on the N-Mark of the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 219: Switching Devices By One Touch (nfc)

    When the speaker is connected with a smartphone, if you touch the smartphone on another NFC-compatible device, the smartphone disconnects from the speaker, and connects with the NFC-compatible device it touched. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 220: Connecting To A Portable Audio Device, Etc

    Be sure to turn off the power of the device before making any connections. 1. Connect the device to the AUDIO IN jack with an audio cable (not supplied). Related Topic Listening to music on a portable audio device, etc. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 221: Listening To Music On A Portable Audio Device, Etc

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 an audio cable (not supplied).
  • Page 222 Hint After the dedicated application "SongPal" is downloaded and installed to your smartphone/iPhone, you can use your smartphone/iPhone as a remote control to operate components connected to the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 223: About The Indicators

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 About the indicators (on/standby) indicator Turns off The speaker is in the standby mode. Lights up (green) The speaker is turned on. Lights up (orange) The speaker is in the BLUETOOTH/Network standby mode.
  • Page 224 LINK indicator Turns off The speaker is not connected to a network. Lights up (green) The speaker is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Lights up (orange) The speaker is connected to a wired network. Flashes (green) The speaker is in the process of connecting to a Wi-Fi network. Flashes (orange) The speaker is in the process of connecting to a wired network.
  • Page 225 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 Parts and controls Updating the software Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 226: Compatible Iphone/ipad/ipod Models

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 227 AirPlay works with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 4.3.3 or later, Mac with OS X Mountain Lion, 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 an iPhone/iPad/iPod connected to this speaker. Notes on use...
  • Page 228: Compatible Operating System (windows)

    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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 229: Compatible Operating Systems (mac)

    Correct operation with a home-built computer, personally upgraded operating system, or multiboot environment is not guaranteed. Operations such as system suspend mode, sleep mode or hibernation mode are not guaranteed for all computers. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 230: Compatible Dlna Devices

    Compatible DLNA devices For the latest compatible models, access the following URL: For customers in Europe: http://support.sony-europe.com For customers in the U.S.A.: 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 Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 231: Compatible Bluetooth Devices

    Compatible BLUETOOTH devices For the latest compatible models, access the following URL: For customers in Europe: http://support.sony-europe.com For customers in the U.S.A.: 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 Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 232: Updating The Software

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Updating the software You can update to the latest software by connecting to the Internet. While the speaker is connected to the Internet, whenever a software update becomes available, the UPDATE button lights up.
  • Page 233: Checking The Wi-fi Signal Strength (reception Sensitivity)

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 green), tap and hold the NETWORK button until beeps are heard.
  • Page 234 Change the direction of the wireless LAN antenna. Turn off other wireless devices. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 235: Differences Of Standby Modes

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Differences of standby modes Standby function When the speaker is in standby mode, 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 236 Auto standby function Setting the auto standby function Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 237: Precautions

    SRS-X7 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. Before operating the speaker, be sure that the operating voltage of the speaker is identical with that of your local power supply.
  • Page 238 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 239: Notes On Charging

    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. Related Topic Connecting to an AC outlet Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 240: Disposing Of The Speaker

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Disposing of the speaker For environment protection, 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 241 Disposing of or giving away this speaker Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 242: What Is Bluetooth Wireless Technology

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 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 243 Noise or sound skips may occur depending on the BLUETOOTH device connected with the speaker, the communication environment, or the usage environment. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 244: Trademarks

    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 245 The system names and product names indicated in this Help Guide are generally the trademarks or registered trademarks of the manufacturer. ™ and ® marks are omitted in this Help Guide. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 246: Important Information On Software

    Help Guide How to Use Personal Audio System SRS-X7 Important information on software This section covers the software used by this system. ALAC Apache License Version 2.0, January 2004 http://www.apache.org/licenses/ TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE, REPRODUCTION, AND DISTRIBUTION 1. Definitions.
  • Page 247 marked or otherwise designated in writing by the copyright owner as "Not a Contribution." "Contributor" shall mean Licensor and any individual or Legal Entity on behalf of whom a Contribution has been received by Licensor and subsequently incorporated within the Work. 2.
  • Page 248 7. Disclaimer of Warranty. Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, Licensor provides the Work (and each Contributor provides its Contributions) on an “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties or conditions of TITLE, NON- INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
  • Page 249 under common control with that entity. For the purposes of this definition, "control" means (i) the power, direct or indirect, to cause the direction or management of such entity, whether by contract or otherwise, or (ii) ownership of fifty percent (50%) or more of the outstanding shares, or (iii) beneficial ownership of such entity. "You"...
  • Page 250 must include a readable copy of the attribution notices contained within such NOTICE file, excluding those notices that do not pertain to any part of the Derivative Works, in at least one of the following places: within a NOTICE text file distributed as part of the Derivative Works;...
  • Page 251 Copyright [yyyy] [name of copyright owner] Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS"...
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  • Page 255 stop distributing the Work at any time; provided, however that any such election will not serve to withdraw this License (or any other license that has been, or is required to be, granted under the terms of this License), and this License will continue in full force and effect unless terminated as stated above.
  • Page 256 Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. Neither the name of the Xiph.org Foundation nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
  • Page 257 Neither the name of the Xiph.org Foundation nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS “AS IS” AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.
  • Page 258 M.I.T. makes no representations about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied warranty. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 259: Customer Support Websites

    Please access the following support home page to get the support information about your speaker: For customers in Europe: http://support.sony-europe.com For customers in the U.S.A.: 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 Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 260: What Can I Do To Solve A Problem

    All settings of the speaker return to their factory defaults. All the pairing information and all the network settings are deleted. Look up information on the issue on the customer support website. If the operations above do not work, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Related Topic Connecting to an AC outlet...
  • Page 261: Unable To Turn On The Speaker Or 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. Related Topic Connecting to an AC outlet Using the RESET button Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 262: None Of The Speaker Buttons Can Be Operated

    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 263: The Speaker Has Entered Standby Mode Or Bluetooth/network Standby Mode Unexpectedly

    This is not a malfunction. 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, refer to "Auto standby function." Related Topic Auto standby function Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 264: No Sound/sound From Only One Speaker/low Sound Level

    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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 265: Distorted Sound/humming Or Noise In The Speaker Output

    Move the speaker away from sources of noise. Connect the speaker to a different wall outlet. Use of an AC power extension cord with a noise filter (not supplied) is recommended. Keep the speaker away from metal objects. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 266: The Speaker Cannot Connect To The Network

    If you use a fixed IP address, the same IP address may be used by other equipment. Therefore, use a different IP address. There are several home networks. The computer and smartphone are connected to a different network than the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 267: The Speaker Cannot Connect To The Network Via A Wi-fi Network Connection

    The speaker does not support 5 GHz bands such as IEEE 802.11a for Wi-Fi network. Connect the speaker to a Wi-Fi network using IEEE 802.11b or IEEE 802.11g. There are several home networks. The computer and smartphone are connected to a different network than the speaker. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 268: The Speaker Cannot Connect To A Network Using The Wps Button

    Press and hold the WPS button for about two seconds. Refer to the operating instructions of your wireless router to check if you are operating the WPS button on the wireless router correctly. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 269: The Speaker Does Not Appear In The Device List On The Computer's Music Playback Application

    If your computer uses a firewall, this may prevent the speaker from appearing on the list. In this case, disable the firewall software. For details, refer to the operating instructions or help guide of the firewall software. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 270: The Speaker Does Not Appear In The Device Select Screen On "songpal

    Help Guide Troubleshooting Personal Audio System SRS-X7 The speaker does not appear in the device select screen on "SongPal." Check the network connection. Check that the speaker and the smartphone/iPhone are connected to the same network. Example of a good network connection...
  • Page 271 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 7. Related Topic Connection method 2: Connecting to a Wi-Fi network using a computer connected with a LAN cable Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 272 If you turn on your smartphone or iPhone after a moment of power off, try to restart the "SongPal" application. About the settings of Music Unlimited, refer to the following URL: http://munlimited.com/home/ Related Topic What you can do with "SongPal" Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 273 When the speaker is connected to a Wi-Fi network, place the wireless router/access point and the speaker closer together and perform the setup again. Make sure that the controller is connected to the home network. Disable the multicast control on the wireless router/access point. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 274 The speaker may be under the control of another component. To defeat the control, set the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function to off. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Setting the auto standby function Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 275 LAN cable, not via Wi-Fi. If the quality still does not improve, also connect the computer and wireless router via a LAN cable. Related Topic Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 276 Access from the speaker may not be permitted by the server. Change the settings on the server to allow access from the speaker. For details, refer to the operating instructions of the server. Related Topic DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 277 If you use a fixed IP address, the same IP address may be used by other equipment. Therefore, use a different IP address. Make sure that the iPhone/iPod touch/iPad or computer with iTunes is connected to your home network. Before using with the speaker, update iOS and iTunes to the latest versions. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 278 The speaker may be under the control of another component. To defeat the control, set the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function to off. Related Topic Using the BLUETOOTH/Network standby function Setting the auto standby function Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 279 LAN cable, not via Wi-Fi. If the quality still does not improve, also connect the computer and wireless router via a LAN cable. Related Topic Checking the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) Connection method 4: Connecting to a wired network Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 280 Update the 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 software Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 281 (BLUETOOTH) indicator is not flashing quickly in white, tap and hold the (BLUETOOTH) (PAIRING) button until the speaker beeps and the (BLUETOOTH) indicator starts flashing quickly in white. Connect the speaker to an AC outlet or charge the battery of the speaker sufficiently. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 282 Check that your smartphone is compatible with NFC. Look up information on the issue on the customer support website. Related Topic Compatible BLUETOOTH devices Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 283 If you are connecting a personal computer to the speaker, make sure the audio output setting of the computer is set for a BLUETOOTH device. Check that the speaker has established BLUETOOTH connection with the BLUETOOTH device. Pair the speaker and the BLUETOOTH device again. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 284: Distorted Sound/humming Or Noise In The Speaker Output

    Bring the speaker and the BLUETOOTH device closer together. Remove any obstacles between the speaker and the BLUETOOTH device. Select "Priority on stable connection" for BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality. Related Topic Selecting the BLUETOOTH audio streaming playback quality Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 285 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. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2)
  • Page 286 (on/standby) button flashes in green quickly for about two seconds. The speaker is initialized, and it enters the standby mode. All settings of the speaker return to their factory defaults. All the pairing information and all the network settings are deleted. Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 287 If you use a network 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 information of the speaker. Related Topic Disposing of the speaker Initializing the speaker Notes on use 4-537-384-11(2) Copyright 2014 Sony Corporation...

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