Bluetooth Wireless Speaker: The Braven 650 Bluetooth
speaker is Bluetooth version 3.0+EDR compliant and is ideal for your Bluetooth-enabled
smartphone, audio player, and other devices. The Braven 650 supports Bluetooth
audio streaming (A2DP) and Bluetooth hands-free communication (HFP 1.5/HSP 1.1).
The 650 speaker can sync wirelessly with most
Bluetooth enabled devices (but not all). The 650 is capable of remembering
the last 8 devices paired with it and will automatically search for previous
connections when the speaker is initially turned on. The speaker is also
capable of being paired with two devices simultaneously, though audio can only
be played from one device at a time.
- Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Braven 650 Bluetooth
speaker streams stereo music wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices such
as your Apple iOS device, Android smartphones, Blackberry, computer/PC or
other devices. The Braven 650 offers basic playback control (Play/Pause,
Previous/Next Track) over your music. You will continue to use your
Bluetooth-enabled device to view song/artist information.
- Bluetooth Hands-Free Communication: The 650 speaker
features a built-in microphone and a answer/end button so you can answer
phone calls from the speaker. When the 650 is synced via Bluetooth with
your mobile phone and a call comes in, your music will be pause and the
phone's ring tone will play over the 650 speaker. Simply press the
answer/end button on the speaker to answer your call through the Braven
650. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to view video
calls, manually enter a phone number, and control other advanced phone
Note: If Bluetooth connection is
lost, the speaker will look to re-establish that connection again, but will
not automatically look for the device again if the Bluetooth connection is
turned off on the device until the speaker is turned off and then turned on
again. If the device goes out of range and then comes back into Bluetooth
range, the speaker will automatically reestablish the connection.
Aptx Technology: AptX audio coding technology allows for
lossless, audiophile-quality wireless streaming of your music.
Class D Amp + Passive Radiator Speaker Design: The 650
Bluetooth speaker features dual front-firing 1.5625" full-range drivers powered
by a 6-watt Class D digital amplifier for detailed sound. Two rear-firing 1.5625" passive
radiators provide complementary midbass.
Auxiliary Input: For devices that do not support Bluetooth,
the Braven 650 features an auxiliary input (3.5mm) and includes a stereo
minijack audio cable that can be connected between the Braven speaker and your
music player. The Braven speaker can be used with music players that have a
3.5mm headphone jack.
Audio Output: The Braven 650's 3.5mm audio output lets you daisy chain
multiple Braven speakers together for increased sound. The speaker's audio
output also lets you use the 650 as a Bluetooth receiver, by connecting it to
your other home audio system (sound will be heard from the Braven 650 and your
Note: When daisy chaining to another speaker, adjustments made to
volume level of "master" unit will also take place on the "slave" unit;
however volume can also be independently adjusted on the "slave" speaker.
For best performance, all speakers in the daisy chain should be placed at a
minimum distance of 2' from each other
USB Charging Port: The Braven 650 is designed to
efficiently charge mobile phones and other small portable devices that draw
power from a 0.5A to 1A charge, via the speaker's USB (type-A) port. To charge
your mobile device, simply plug the USB end of your phone's charging cable into
the Braven speaker's USB port and plug your phone into the other end. Once both
ends are connected, your phone will begin charging. The Braven 650 won't
charge unless the speaker's battery has some charge and is in the "On" position.
On a full charge, without music playing, your 650 can charge a typical
smartphone to approximately 50-70% (depending on model/battery size). You can
also continue to listen to your device's music through the Braven speaker, while
its charging (as long as the Braven speaker has an adequate charge).
Note: The Braven 650 is not designed to charge a tablet
or any other device requiring a higher powered (2A) USB connection. This USB
charging port cannot be used for audio streaming.
Rechargeable Battery: The Braven 650 speaker has a built-in
rechargeable lithium-polymer battery (3.7V/2000mAh) that provides up to 12 hours of playback time at moderate
volume levels. You can easily recharge the battery using the included charging
cable and a free USB (type-A) port on your computer, or the included AC power
adapter. Charging time is approximately 3.5 to 4.5 hours. An LED indicates
battery level and charging status. You can continue to play your music through
the Braven speaker while it charges.
Note: The Braven 650 speaker should be charged for 4.5 hours
before initial use.
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