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Weatherproof Design: The Braven BRV-X Bluetooth speaker is completely
weatherproof, making it rugged and dependable for outdoor use. Complying with IPX5 Waterproof Standards, the BRAVEN BRV-X speaker
is protected against
dust, rainfall, water jets, and water splashing (but not intended to be
submersed in water).
Note: To ensure the Braven BRV-X is prepared for use in a wet
environment, remove all cable connections and tightly close the rear water
cap. If the water cap is not properly closed, the BRV-X watertight seals may
be jeopardized. Any water entering the rear connection area will void the
warranty, and could ruin your speaker.
Bluetooth Wireless Speaker: The Braven BRV-X Bluetooth speaker is
Bluetooth compliant and is ideal for your Bluetooth-enabled Apple iOS device,
Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, computer/PC or other device. The Braven BRV-X
supports Bluetooth audio streaming (A2DP/AVRCP) and Bluetooth hands-free
communication (HFP/HSP), as well as a simple pairing procedure.
- Simple Pairing (w/ NFC): A single button press pairs
your Bluetooth-enabled device with the Braven BRV-X. The speaker also
supports NFC (Near-Field Communication) technology for pairing; simply tap
your NFC-enabled Android smartphone to the NFC tag on the back of the speaker
for instant pairing with the BRV-X (not available on all phones). The BRV-X
speaker is capable of remembering the last 8 devices paired with it and will
automatically search for previous connections (within 33' range) when the
speaker is initially turned on. However only one device can be used at a
time to playback music or take a phone call.
- Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Braven BRV-X Bluetooth
speaker streams stereo music wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices such
as your smartphone, tablet, computer, laptop, or other device. The Braven BRV-X 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 BRV-X
speaker features a built-in, noise-canceling microphone and a answer/end button so you can
answer phone calls from the speaker. When the BRV-X is synced via Bluetooth
with your mobile phone and a call comes in, your music will be paused and the
phone's ring tone will play over the BRV-X speaker. Simply press the
answer/end button on the speaker to answer your call through the Braven
BRV-X. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to view video
calls, dial a phone number, and control other advanced phone
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 Braven BRV-X.
Indoor/Outdoor Sound Modes: The BRV-X is equipped with "Indoor & Outdoor"
audio modes that are controlled by a switch located on the back of the speaker.
The Indoor mode provides you with exceptional rich Braven sound and is optimized
for listening indoors. Switching to the Outdoor mode, your music is boosted to
carry further and louder in outdoor settings
True Wireless Technology: True Wireless technology allows
you to pair two BRV-X speakers together for a left and right stereo audio
experience. The Bluetooth speakers can be up to 33' apart from each other, with
one speaker playing the right channel of the song, and the other playing the
left channel, for a wireless "stereo" effect.
Auxiliary Input: For devices that do not support Bluetooth, the Braven
BRV-X 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
USB Charging Port: The Braven BRV-X is designed to efficiently charge
mobile phones and other small portable devices that draw power from a 0.3A 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 BRV-X 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 BRV-X 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 BRV-X 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 BRV-X speaker has a built-in
rechargeable lithium-polymer battery that provides up to 12 hours
of playback time at moderate volume levels. You can easily recharge the battery
using the included AC power adapter. Charging time is approximately 5 hours. Five rear-panel LEDs indicate
battery level and charging status. You can continue to play your
music through the Braven speaker while it charges.
Straps: A wrist and travel strap is included. The wrist strap
comfortably fits around your wrist, while the travel strap lets you attach the
BRV-X speaker securely to other objects.