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Water-Resistant Cabinet: The Tivoli Audio PAL BT's exterior
coating is designed to be water resistant and provides a non-slip grip, so you
can listen to it outside with no worries. The PAL BT is weather resistant, but
it is not weather proof. It should not be immersed in water or held under
running water. It also should not be exposed to extreme temperatures.
Full-Range Mono Driver: The
Tivoli Audio PAL features a single 2.5" treated, long-throw, full-range driver
and acoustic suspension (sealed) cabinet for great sound.
Henry Kloss Analog AM/FM Tuner w/ 5:1 Analog Tuning Dial: The Tivoli Audio PAL
BT is equipped with a Henry Kloss
analog AM/FM tuner for precise radio station tuning. The FM tuner's Automatic Frequency
Control (AFC) locks on to the center of the station for the lowest distortion
and best reception. The result is better reception with increased clarity on
closely-spaced local and far-away stations. To take full advantage of the AM/FM tuner's
high sensitivity and selectivity, the PAL uses a precise analog tuning system
with a geared-down 5:1 ratio analog tuning dial for accurate, easy selection of
the maximum number of stations. The 5:1 tuning gear ratio provides easy,
accurate tuning. When listening to FM, adjust the radio's
telescoping FM antenna and position it for the best reception. The telescoping
antenna extends from 4.875" to 21.75". When listening to AM, rotate the PAL itself to
align the internal AM antenna for improved reception.
Built-in Bluetooth (A2DP): The Tivoli Audio PAL BT offers
built-in Bluetooth version 2.1+EDR technology with advanced A2DP profile for
high-quality wireless audio streaming from your Bluetooth-enabled device; such
as your Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, laptop,
or other device. The PAL BT also incorporates Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
(FHSS) which result in low-to-no noise interference with other wireless devices.
You will continue to control playback of your Bluetooth connected device from
the device, itself (not the PAL BT). You can pair up to 8 Bluetooth-enabled
devices, but only one can be used at a time.
Notes: 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 PAL BT.
Audio Connections: The PAL BT is equipped with a rear-panel
auxiliary input and headphone output.
- Auxiliary Input: The unit features a 3.5mm auxiliary
input for connecting an external device (such as your CD player or MP3
player), so you can listen to audio from the connected device through the
PAL BT's mono speaker.
- Headphone Output: The radio is equipped with a 3.5mm
headphone output for connecting a set of stereo headphones for private
listening. Connecting headphones will mute the PAL BT's mono speaker.
Source Knob: The PAL BT is equipped with a 3-position
source knob - AM, FM, Aux/BT, and Off.
Volume Knob: The Tivoli Audio PAL BT features a rotary volume control
knob which operates the volume level for the unit's mono speaker and headphone
Rechargeable Battery-Pack: The Tivoli Audio PAL BT is equipped with a
built-in rechargeable NiMH battery-pack which delivers up to 16 hours of
playback time. The included AC power adapter charges the radio's battery, as
well as provides a power source. The unit offers two charging modes based
on whether the unit is turned 'On' or 'Off'.
- Fast Charge: With the PAL BT turned 'Off', but plugged in (from full
discharge), the battery-pack will be completely charged within approximately
- Trickle Charge: With the PAL BT 'On' and plugged in (form full
discharge), the battery-pack will be completely charged in approximately 24
Front-Panel LED: The front-panel green LED serves both as a power
indicator, as well as battery power and charge status indicator. The unit's front-panel LED will blink rapidly to
indicate the batteries are in need of being recharged. The remaining playback
time from the moment the blinking begins until the PAL BT shuts-off is estimated
between 20 minutes and several hours.