Audio Section: The Sony SRS-X7 wireless speaker system houses two
1.875" full-range drivers and a single 2.4375" subwoofer, along with dual oval
passive radiators to deliver rich and powerful sound. The system's built-in
S-master digital amplifier is rated at 8W x 2ch + 16W x 1ch (using AC Power) or 3W x 2ch + 6W x
1ch (using battery power). The SRS-X7 also incorporates two Sony-unique audio
technologies to revitalize your favorite compresses digital music tracks.
- DSEE HX: DSEE-HX enhances high-frequency audio response and
upscales existing audio signals from MP3, AAC, ATRAC, and WMA music file to
- ClearAudio+: ClearAudio+ renders a vibrant soundfield with
immersive bass, full mids, and pronounced highs for all your music tracks
(available through Sony SongPal app for Apple iOS and Android).
Network Connectivity: The Sony SRS-X7 features a rear-panel Ethernet
(RJ-45) port and built-in WiFi that allow you to connect the speaker system to
your home network via a hardwired or wireless connection. By connecting the
system to your home network you are able to stream select online music services,
access audio files on your DLNA music server, or enjoy your iTunes music library
via AirPlay. The following system environment is required to use the network
function of this speaker system.
- Broadband Line Connection: A Broadband line connection
to the Internet is required in order to listen to select online music
- Modem: This is the device that is connected to the
broadband line to communicate with the Internet. Some of these devices are
integrated with the router.
- Router: Use a router compatible with 100 Mbps or
greater transmission speed to enjoy content on your home network. 802.11 b/g
compatible wireless router for WiFi connection (2.4GHz only).
- LAN Cable (CAT5): A LAN cable (CAT5) is required for
- WiFi Security: WPS, WEP 64-bit, WEP 128-bit, WPA/WPA2-PSK (AES),
or WPA/WPA2-PSK (TKIP)
Online Music Services: You can listen to select music
services offered on the internet with the Sony SRS-X7 speaker system. You'll be
able to enjoy some of the web's most popular internet radio services through
these built-in services; like
Music Unlimited (as of 6/18/2014). The SongPal app for Apple iOS and Android
is required in order to select between music services. Once a source is selected
the included IR remote can be used for basic playback control, such as
Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track.
Spotify Connect: With the Spotify app on your Apple iOS or
Android smartphone, you've got instant access to millions of songs. And now you
can stream those same songs from your smartphone to the Sony SRS-X7 by using
simply hit play on the app to start streaming music. What's more, when you've
been listening to Spotify on your smartphone outside and come inside, the song
immediately begins to stream to the speaker system for uninterrupted music
enjoyment. You can also personalize playlists and receive phone calls while
listening to music. The Spotify app for
devices and a
premium account are required.
AirPlay: AirPlay lets you stream your favorite songs directly from
your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad, or from your iTunes library on your PC or Mac
to the Sony SRS-X7 speaker system, over your home network connection. By
downloading Apple's free
Remote app onto your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad you don't even need to be
in the same room as the components or your computer to play, pause, skip, and
stop the songs in your iTunes music library. To use the AirPlay feature you need
a Mac or Windows-based PC running iTunes (10.1 or later) connected to your
wireless home network. Your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad must have iOS 4.3 or
later installed and connected to the same wireless home network.
DLNA: The Sony SRS-X7 speaker system is
DLNA certified. By connecting
the Sony SRS-X7 to your home's network, you can wirelessly listen to music stored on your
Windows Vista/7/8 PC or a DLNA (ver.1.5) compatible media server. Compatible
music formats include MP3, Linear PCM, WMA, AAC, WAV, FLAC, ALAC, and AIFF.
Bluetooth: The Sony SRS-X7 features built-in Bluetooth
(version 3.0) with support for A2DP wireless audio streaming and multiple audio
codecs, like aptX, AAC, and SBC. The speaker system also offers Simple Secure
Pairing (SSP) and Near Field Communication (NFC).
- Simple Pairing: The SRS-X7 pairs wirelessly and
effortlessly with Bluetooth enabled devices (up to 9) with a single press of
a button. Bluetooth-enabled devices (like Android 2.3.3 or later) that have
Near Field Communication (NFC) are even easier to pair with; simply touch
the device to the NFC logo on the speaker and they're paired. NFC Easy
Connect app is needed for your Android device, unless you have Android OS
4.1 or later installed. Once paired, the speaker system will automatically
re-connect to your device when within range (up to 33').
- Wireless Audio Streaming: You'll be able to wirelessly
stream stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled Apple device,
Android smartphone/tablet, portable audio player, laptop, or PC to the Sony
SRS-X7 speaker system. The SRS-X7 is compatible with a wide range of
Bluetooth music codecs, including the high sound quality aptX for Android,
AAC for Apple iOS, and SBC for other Bluetooth devices. The speaker
automatically selects the optimum compatible codec for your Bluetooth device
so you can enjoy high-grade wireless sound. You'll continue to use your
Bluetooth-enabled mobile device for music navigation and song/artist
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology,
some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or
may not support all features when used with the Sony SRS-X7 system.
SongPal Remote App: By downloading Sony's free SongPal
remote app (from
Google Play), you can use your Apple iOS (6.0+) or Android (2.3+) device to
control the Sony SRS-X7 speaker system via a WiFi network connection. From the
SongPal remote app, you can select music sources and customize sound settings of
the speaker system. You'll be able to browse music stored on your DLNA music
server or access the system's built-in online music services. The SongPal app
will display song/artist information and album art on your compatible smartphone
or tablet. The SongPal app also provides WiFi connection setup for the SRS-X7
system from your smartphone.
Aux Input: In addition to Bluetooth and Network
connectivity, the Sony SRS-X7 is fitted with a 3.5mm auxiliary input for
connection of almost any portable audio player with a headphone output.
USB Charging Port: The Sony SRS-X7 is capable of recharging
the battery of your Bluetooth-enabled device from the speaker's built-in USB
(type-A) port. Simply connect your mobile device to the speaker system with the
USB cable that comes with your device. Now you don't need an extra charger to
keep your devices powered up.
Note: This USB port does not support audio playback.
Rechargeable Battery: The Sony SRS-X7 operates off of battery and AC
power. The built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery can last up to 3 hours with
a network connection or six hours with no network connection. The included AC
power adapter and cord charge the built-in battery and supplies power to the
Note: If no operation is performed and no sound is input for approximately 15
minutes, the speaker system will turn off automatically.