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S-AIR (Sony Audio Interactive Radio Frequency): The Sony
AIR-SA10 Wireless Speaker System utilizes S-AIR technology for multi-zone
operation. S-AIR technology is designed for radio transmission of digital audio
signals with no compression. This technology transfer digital audio signal with
no compression using the 2.4GHz band range of ISM band, such as wireless LANs
and Bluetooth applications.
Compatibility: The Sony AIR-SA10 Wireless Speaker System is compatible
with select Sony components that feature S-AIR capabilities such as the
following Sony Home Theater Systems - DAV-HDX275, DAV-HDX277WC, DAV-HDX279W, and
S-AIR Multi-Room Receiver (AIR-SA10): The S-AIR
Multi-Room Receiver allows you to listen to the audio played back from a
compatible Sony S-AIR audio/video component in another room of your home using a
wireless 2.4GHz frequency connection. The S-AIR Multi-Room Receiver can receive
audio from different sources and inputs of your Sony S-AIR compatible component
including AM, FM, DVD, TV/Video Input, Audio Input, and DMPORT. The unit
features two 65mm full-range drivers in a bass-reflex enclosure powered by an
internal 4 watt x 2-channel amplifier with separate volume control. The
Multi-Room Receiver also features a front-panel LCD display and top-panel
Note: The AIR-SA10 is a receiver and can only receive
audio from compatible S-AIR compatible components and cannot transmit audio
to other S-AIR compatible components.
S-AIR Wireless Transceiver (EZW-RT10): The supplied S-AIR
wireless transceiver (EZW-RT10) simply plugs into the back of the AIR-SA10
Multi-Room Receiver. This allows the AIR-SA10 to wirelessly receive audio
signals from a compatible S-AIR Sony component in another room of your home. The
Sony S-AIR component will also need a wireless transceiver (158EZWT100, sold separately) inserted
into its chassis.
S-AIR Mode: Many compatible Sony S-AIR components allow you
to set the AIR-SA10 to one of two audio playback modes. (This function will be
found on your compatible Sony S-AIR component and not the AIR-SA10 multi-room
- Party: In this mode, the S-AIR Multi-Room Receiver
outputs the sound according to the functions set on your Sony S-AIR
- Separate: In this mode, you can set the desired audio
function for the AIR-SA10 Multi-Room Receiver separate from your Sony S-AIR
- Standby Mode: In this mode, you can still listen to
just the AIR-SA10 Multi-Room Receiver while the Sony S-AIR component is in
Controls: The multi-room receiver features its own volume
controls and offers playback controls for your compatible Sony S-AIR component.
You can control basic playback functions such as Play, Pause, Stop, or
Track/Chapter/File search on compatible Sony S-AIR systems that feature a
built-in DVD/CD player. The unit also allows you to select AM/FM stations from
your saved presets on compatible Sony components which feature a built-in AM/FM
tuner (you cannot search the entire AM/FM band from the multi-room receiver).
This unit does not allow control of any device connected through a Sony
component's DMPORT, TV/Video Input or Audio Input.
Headphone Output: In addition to the unit's built-in
speakers, the AIR-SA10 features a rear-panel 3.5mm headphone output. This allows
you to listen to the audio transmitted from your compatible Sony component to
the multi-room receiver privately. The unit's speakers are muted when you
connect a set of headphones.
Timers: The unit offer two timer functions - Sleep Timer and
- Sleep Timer: This function allows you to fall asleep to
music while the unit automatically shuts off after 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60 ,
70, 80 or 90 minutes.
- Play Timer: This function allows you to wake up to the
sound of the connected S-AIR main unit through the multi-room receiver at a
Power Supply: The AIR-SA10 receiver operates off of standard 120-volt
house hold current and must be plugged into an AC wall-outlet.