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Overview: The Monster SuperStar is a portable wireless
speaker that can connect via Bluetooth, USB, or a 3.5mm analog aux input. It has
a built-in microphone so you can use it as a speakerphone when it is connected
to your smartphone. The SuperStar is powered by a rechargeable battery, and
comes with a USB cable and a cloth mesh carrying pouch.
Bluetooth Technology: The unit is compatible with Bluetooth
2.0 wireless technology or above, found in many computers, and most smartphones
and Bluetooth music players. With aptX coding, you can hear your music in greater detail, compared to other Bluetooth speakers.
Drivers: The SuperStar is equipped with two stereo
full-range drivers on the front panel, plus two 1.75" passive bass
radiators--one on the front and one on the back. The speaker has angled edges,
and is designed to be placed on its side so that the drivers are angled upward
toward your ears.
Microphone: The built-in microphone on the top of the
speaker features advanced noise cancellation to give you clear wireless
Top-mounted Controls: The SuperStar features top-mounted
controls for Power On/Off, Volume Up, Volume Down, and Bluetooth. The Bluetooth
button has multiple uses. In addition to making the speaker available for
pairing, you can also use the Bluetooth button to answer, reject, or end a phone
Audio Feedback: The SuperStar will provide audio
confirmation feedback when you use certain controls. Functions that provide
audio feedback include: Power On ("Power On"), Power Off ("Goodbye"), Bluetooth
pairing available ("Pairing"), Bluetooth pairing completed ("Your device is
connected."), and Incoming phone call (Your ringtone will be audible).
Audio Connections: There are three ways to connect the
SuperStar to a playback device:
- Bluetooth: You can pair the SuperStar to most any audio
device with Bluetooth, including music players, smartphones, tablets, and
- USB: You can connect the speaker directly to a playback
device using the supplied USB cable. You should control the source volume on
the connected device.
- 3.5mm Aux In: You can connect the SuperStar via the
speaker's 3.5mm line input, located on the side of the device. A 3.5mm mini
cable will be required. Playback and volume control should take place on the
Audio Priority: You can plug more than one item into the
SuperStar at a time. The speaker will prioritize the audio sources so that the
inputs won't overlap. Bluetooth connections have top priority, for both music
playback and phone. USB has second priority when the speaker is plugged into a
USB source (computer or portable device). Finally, devices plugged into the
3.5mm Aux Input have the lowest priority. Even if you're listening to music
through the USB or 3.5mm inputs, you'll be able to hear an incoming call on a
Bluetooth connected phone.
Power Requirements: The Monster SuperStar is powered by a
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery that provides enough power for over 5 hours of
playback time. The battery charges via USB, either from a computer or a USB AC
Auto Off Mode: The unit has an Auto Off mode to save battery
power. After 60 minutes, if no charging cable is attached, the unit will
automatically turn itself off. If you're playing music or using the phone, the
unit will not turn off.