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Weatherproof Design: The Braven BRV-1 Bluetooth speaker is completely
weatherproof, making it rugged and dependable for outdoor use. Complying with NEMA IPX5 Waterproof Standards, the BRAVEN BRV-1 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-1 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-1 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-1 Bluetooth speaker is
Bluetooth v2.1 compliant and is ideal for your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone,
audio player, and other devices. The Braven BRV-1 supports Bluetooth audio
streaming (A2DP) and Bluetooth hands-free communication (HFP 1.5/HSP 1.1).
- Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Braven BRV-1 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 BRV-1 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-1
speaker features a built-in microphone and a answer/end button so you can
answer phone calls from the speaker. When the BRV-1 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 BRV-1 speaker. Simply press the
answer/end button on the speaker to answer your call through the Braven
BRV-1. You will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device to view video
calls, manually enter a phone number, and control other advanced phone
Note: The BRV-1 speaker can sync wirelessly with most Bluetooth
enabled devices (but not all). The BRV-1 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. If a 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.
Class D Amp + Passive Radiator Speaker Design: The BRV-1 Bluetooth speaker features dual
front-firing 1.5625" full-range drivers powered by a Class D digital amplifier for detailed
sound. A down-firing 2.75" passive radiator provides complementary midbass.
Auxiliary Input: For devices that do not support Bluetooth, the Braven
BRV-1 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-1 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 BRV-1 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-1 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-1 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-1 speaker has a built-in
rechargeable lithium-polymer battery (3.7V/1400mAh) 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.
Charging time is approximately 2.5 to 3.5 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.
Note: The Braven BRV-1 speaker should be charged for 5 hours
before initial use.