Overview: The Parrot MINIKIT is a Bluetooth wireless kit which lets
you talk on your mobile phone hands-free. Its built-in battery and sun visor
clip lets you use the device at your home, office, or in the car.
Bluetooth Wireless Technology: The Bluetooth wireless technology
enables voice and data to be sent via a short-distance radio link. It connects a
wide range of electronic equipment without requiring additional cables. As such,
it extends the communication possibilities for mobile phones and hundreds of
Compatibility: The MINIKIT is compatible with the following Bluetooth
mobile phones on the market. The unit is capable of pairing up to 5 different
Bluetooth compatible mobile phones.
- Apple (iPhone and iPhone 3G)
- Alcatel, Asus, Audiovox
- Ben-Q, Blackberry
- Eten, Grundig
- HP, HTC
- I-Mate, LG, Motorola
- N-Gage, NEC, Nokia
- Palm, Panasonic, Philips
- Q-Tek, RIM
- Sagem, Sanyo, Sendo, Sharp, Siemens, Sony Ericson, SPV
- Telital, Toshiba, Treo
Note: For specific Bluetooth mobile phone compatibility listing use this
High-Fidelity Sound: The MINIKIT is a Bluetooth hands-free mobile
speaker phone. It features the very latest generation of DSP-2 signal processing
algorithms and a high-definition, high-fidelity 2 watt speaker for crystal-clear
conversations in any situation. The unit also uses a built-in omnidirectional
Built-In Rechargeable Battery: The MINIKIT uses an internal,
rechargeable 100 mA LI-ion battery. The battery should be charged before its
initial use. The battery has a talk time of approximately 10 hours and a standby
time of over 250 hours. It takes approximately 3 hours to recharge the battery.
The MINIKIT comes supplied with a cigarette
lighter charger for the car. The charging LED on the MINIKIT will illuminate
orange when the unit is charging and will change to green when the device is
fully charged. The LED will not be on when there is no charger connected to the
Sun Visor Clip: A sun visor bracket is supplied for fitting the Parrot
MINIKIT to the sun visor of your vehicle, so that it can be used as a hands-free
kits in your car. The MINIKIT can also be used in your home or office. The unit
has 4 rubber feet so it can rest securely on any flat surface such as your desk.
The sun visor clip will need to removed for the unit to lay flat.
Soft-Touch Controls: The MINIKIT features the following soft-touch
- Green Button: allows you to make or answer a call as well as
redial a number (hold button for 2 seconds)
- Red Button: allows you to hang up or reject a call
- Rotary Knob: adjusts the volume during calls, scrolls through
menus - press knob to confirm selections
Voice Menu: The MINIKIT features a voice guided menu with the
- Language: select either English, French or Spanish
- Volume: adjust the volume of the voice menus
- Add Contact: enables you to prepare the Parrot MINIKIT for
receiving a contact
- Record Keywords: to use the voice recognition feature and all its
possibilities, this function allows you to record your keywords (Home, Work,
Mobile, General, Other)
- Update: enable this option before updating via Bluetooth
Dialing: When making a call from your mobile phone's keypad, the call
automatically will change to hands-free mode and switch to the MINIKIT device
once you have paired your mobile phone with the MINIKIT.
Voice Recognition: The Parrot MINIKIT is designed to simplify calling
with your mobile phone with user-defined voice-tags. It uses its own voice
recognition feature, not your phone's, so you don't have to touch your phone
while driving. The contacts in your phone can be stored as voice-tags in the
MINIKIT so you can instantly dial a phone number by pushing the green button on
the MINIKIT, saying the contact's name and stating whether its a home, work,
mobile, general, or other type of number. You can store up to 150 voice-tags.
Note: To use the unit's voice recognition feature, you must send
the contacts from your phone to the Parrot MINIKIT via Bluetooth (if your
phone supports this feature).
Updating: The Parrot MINIKIT can be
updated through Bluetooth using the flash utilities from the
www.parrot.biz. website. Updating can make
the MINIKIT compatible with more source devices.
- Bluetooth Version: 1.2
- Hands-Free Profile: 1.0
- Maximum Range: approximately 33 feet
- Pairing: connect up to
- Battery: 100 mA Li-ion
- Talk Time: approximately
- Standby Time: over 250
- Recharging Time: 3 hours
- Charger: 5.15 V DC / 0.5 A
- Echo Cancellation: reduces
- Residual Echo and Noise
Cancellation: reduces background noise
- Voice Recognition: up to
- Height: 2.465"
- Width: 4.329"
- Depth: 1.217"
- Weight: 0.231 lbs (105 g)
Compliance: FCC, E2, Bluetooth, and CE