Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product SoundLink Mini Bose
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Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini Bluetooth ® Speaker Owner ’s Guide .
Safety Information 2 - English Please read this guide Please take the time to follow the instructions in this owner’s guide carefully . It will help you set up and operate your system properly and enjoy its advanced features. Please save this guide for future reference.
Safety Information English - 3 WARNINGS • Do not use any charger other than that specically provided for use with the equipment. • Do not use any battery pack which is not designed for use with the equipment. • Keep battery pack out of the reach of children.
Safety Information 4 - English Important Safety Instructions 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water . 6. Clean only with a dry cloth.
Safety Information English - 5 • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver . • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Safety Information 6 - English Please complete and retain for your records: The serial number is located on the rubber foot at the bottom of the speaker . The model number is located on the inside surface of the rubber foot (pull the rubber foot away from the speaker to read the model number).
English - 7 Contents Introduction Overview ...................................................... 8 Unpacking ................................................... 8 Setup Connecting to AC power ........................... 10 Connect to AC power via the charging cradle .
8 - English Introduction Overview Thank you for purchasing the Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini Bluetooth ® speaker . Enjoy music wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or other Bluetooth ® device anywhere you choose. Features • Wireless Bluetooth link eliminates the need to physically connect your Bluetooth capable audio source.
English - 9 Introduction Soundlink ® Bluetooth ® Mini speaker AC power supply Charging Cradle Adapters .
10 - English Setup Connecting to AC power Before using your Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker the rst time, connect it to AC (mains) power and charge the battery . Y ou can connect the power supply cord into the charging cradle, or directly into the speaker .
Setup English - 11 3. Plug the DC power cord on the power supply into the DC connector on the charging cradle. 4. Place the speaker on top of the cradle, so the pin connectors line up.
Setup 12 - English 5. Plug the power supply into a live AC (mains) outlet. • The speaker emits a tone to conrm con - nection to AC power , and charging begins. A blinking yellow battery icon indicates the battery is charging. • Once connected to AC power , your Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker is ready for use.
Setup English - 13 Pairing a device to the speaker T o pair with a Bluetooth device: 1. With your Bluetooth device and the Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker both turned on, press the Bluetooth button on the speaker to make the speaker discoverable.
14 - English Note: If you are unable to pair your device, reset the speaker by pressing and holding Mute on the speaker for 10 seconds until the indicators briey ash. Y our Bluetooth device is disconnected and the Soundlink ® Mini speaker turns off.
English - 15 Operation Connecting a paired device T o connect a previously paired device, turn on the device and press Bluetooth on the Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker . Until the device connects, the Bluetooth indicator on the speaker blinks white.
16 - English Control buttons The control buttons are located on the top of the speaker . • Press to turn the speaker on or off. • Press and hold to check the battery charge state. See “Checking the battery” on page 20. • Press to mute/unmute sound from the speaker .
Operation English - 17 • Press to select the Bluetooth source. The speaker attempts to connect to the last paired device. If there are no paired devices, the speaker goes into discoverable mode. See “Pairing a device to the speaker” on page 13.
Operation 18 - English Indicates the battery power level, or the charging state. See “Checking the battery” on page 20. The indicator blinks to indicate that the sound is muted. Indicates the speaker state when the Bluetooth source is selected: • Blinking blue light – Discoverable and ready to pair or reconnect with a device.
Operation English - 19 T o use the AUX connector: 1. Plug the cable from the audio device into the (AUX) connector on the side of the Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker . 2. Press Power on the Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker . 3. Press AUX on the Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker .
Operation 20 - English Operating on battery power Battery performance varies with the content played and loudness at which it is played. In typical usage, the Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker battery lasts up to 12 hours. Checking the battery When the speaker is turned on, the battery indicator turns on for ten seconds, then turns off to conserve battery power .
Operation English - 21 T o charge the battery , connect the speaker to AC power . See “Connecting to AC power” on page 10. The speaker emits a tone to conrm the power connection. Recommended charging time is three hours to fully charge the battery .
Operation 22 - English • For best bass response, the back of the speaker should be placed near a wall, but not directly against a wall. Bass response decreases as the speaker is moved away from a wall. Do not lay the speaker on its back. Sound is emitted from both the front and rear of the unit.
English - 23 Maintenance and Care T roubleshooting Problem What to do Speaker will not turn on (AC power) • Make sure your system is connected to a working AC (mains) outlet. • Make sure you are using the Bose power supply that shipped with your speaker , or a Bose accessory charger designed for the Soundlink ® mini speaker .
24 - English Problem What to do The speaker indicates a connection, but is not playing music • Make sure your device is connected to the speaker . • Make sure the transport controls of the audio device are set to playback audio. • Make sure the speaker is not muted and the speaker volume is up.
Maintenance and Care English - 25 Problem What to do Cannot pair the speaker with my Bluetooth device • Make sure your speaker is discoverable. Press the Bluetooth button until the Bluetooth indicator slowly blinks blue. • Make sure the Bluetooth capability of your Bluetooth device is turned on.
Maintenance and Care 26 - English Problem What to do Poor sound quality from a Bluetooth device • T ry connecting your Bluetooth device to the speaker using the AUX connection. If sound quality improves using the AUX connection, try the following solutions.
Maintenance and Care English - 27 Problem What to do No audio from the AUX source • Make sure your connected device is on and playing. • Press the AUX button and check that the AUX source indicator is on. • Make sure the 3.5 mm plug is fully inserted into the speaker , and fully inserted into the source device.
Maintenance and Care 28 - English Replacing the battery The battery should be replaced when: • The battery status indicator remains yellow after ten hours of charging. • The period of battery operation noticeably decreases. • Only use Bose authorized batteries.
Maintenance and Care English - 29 Limited warranty Y our Bose ® SoundLink ® Mini speaker is covered by a limited warranty . Details of the limited warranty are provided on the product registration card that is included in the carton. Please refer to the card for instructions on how to register .
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