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Overview: The Sony MDR-AS700BT Wireless Bluetooth Sports Headphones
are designed for those on the go. You can stream and control your music
wirelessly from your Bluetooth-enabled music player or smartphone, or take a
phone call. The built-in rechargeable battery gives you hours of listening time.
The behind-the-neck headband and water-resistant design can withstand a rigorous
workout and stay in place without sweat and water getting to the drivers or
Bluetooth: The headphones are equipped with Bluetooth 3.0 with a range
of approximately 30 feet along the 2.4 GHz frequency band. The headphones can be
paired with up to 8 devices. Compatible Bluetooth Profiles include:
- A2DP: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile: Transmitting or
receiving audio content content of high-quality.
- AVRCP: Audio Video Remote Control Profile: Controlling A/V
equipment; pausing, stopping, starting playback, etc.
- HFP: Hands-free Profile: Talking on the phone/operating the
- HSP: Headset Profile: Talking on the phone/operating the phone by
Near-Field Communications (NFC): With certain compatible devices, you
can easily pair the headphones with Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology.
By aligning the NFC logos on the two devices and tap them together, you can
power on the headphones, activate Bluetooth, pair the two devices, and begin
listening to your music. The NFC function is compatible with smartphones running
Android 2.3.3 or later (excluding Android 3.x). You must first download and
install the Sony NFC Easy Connect app from the Google Play Store, or by using
the URL or QR Code found in the Quick Start Guide.
Rechargeable Battery: The AS700BTs have a built-in 3.7V Lithium-Ion
rechargeable battery, which provides a maximum of 9 hours communication time and
120 hours standby time on a full charge. You can check the remaining battery
power by the number of red LED indicator flashes. The battery charges in
approximately 1.5 hours via USB (Micro USB cable supplied). USB charging on your
personal computer requires one of the following operating systems: Windows 8,
Windows 7, Windows Vista (SP2), Windows XP (SP3), or Mac OS X 10.3 or later.
Drivers: The headphones uses 30mm closed-type drivers with strong
Microphone: The AS700BT has an embedded electret condenser microphone
for hands-free conversation from your Bluetooth-enabled phone. It has noise
suppression and echo cancellation functions to give you the best sound quality
for your phone call. The mic has an omni-directional pickup pattern and an effective frequency range of 100-4000 Hz.
Controls: On-board controls let you control your music playback, phone
calls, and headset volume. The right earcup has a multi-use button that will
turn on the unit (press and hold for 2 seconds), pair with your Bluetooth device
(press and hold for more than 7 seconds), pause and play your music (press and
release while listening to music) and answer or hang up a phone call (press and
release when a call comes in or during a call). While listening to music you can
press the Volume Control rocker-type switch to raise or lower the volume, skip
to next or previous track (press and hold until a beep sounds), or fast-forward
or fast-reverse (press and hold down until you get to the desired portion of the
Sound Quality Modes: In standard mode, the headphones are set to SBC
high quality mode. When using an AAC compatible device, you can switch to the
"Priority on Sound Quality" mode. If the wireless connection becomes unstable,
you can switch to "Priority on Stable Connection" mode. You can switch the sound
quality mode by operating the power button and the volume button simultaneously.
The blue LED indicator light will flash a pattern corresponding to the selected
sound quality mode.