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Overview: The Parrot MiniKit Slim is a Bluetooth wireless kit which lets
you talk on your mobile phone hands-free. Its built-in rechargeable battery and sun visor
clip let you use the device at your home, office, or in the car.
Bluetooth Wireless Technology: The Bluetooth wireless technology
enables voice and data to be sent via a short-distance radio link. It connects a
wide range of electronic equipment without requiring additional cables. As such,
it extends the communication possibilities for mobile phones and other
Compatibility: The MiniKit Slim has been tested and found compatible with
multiple Bluetooth phone models from the brands listed below; see Parrot's web
site for a full list of compatible phones. The unit is capable of pairing up to 5 different
Bluetooth compatible mobile phones.
- Apple (iPhone and iPhone 3G)
- Sony Ericsson
- SPV orange
High-Fidelity Sound: The MiniKit Slim is a Bluetooth hands-free mobile speaker phone.
It features full duplex speaker phone, Parrot's NR3 noise reduction, and AEC-2
echo cancellation. Instead of a conventional speaker, Parrot uses vibrating
panel technology, the top panel is connected to the audio circuit and vibrates
to reproduce natural, open sound. The unit also has a built-in, high sensitivity
Built-In Rechargeable Battery: The MiniKit Slim uses an internal,
rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The battery should be charged before its
initial use. The battery has a talk time of approximately 15 hours and a standby
time of over 20 days. It takes approximately 4 hours to recharge the battery.
The MiniKit Slim comes supplied with a cigarette
lighter charger for the car and a USB cable for charging with your computer. The charging LED on the
MiniKit Slim will illuminate
red when the unit is charging and turn off when the device is
Sun Visor Clip: A sun visor bracket is supplied for fitting the Parrot
MiniKit Slim to the sun visor of your vehicle, so that it can be used as a hands-free
kits in your car. The MiniKit Slim can also be used in your home or office.
Soft-Touch Controls: The MiniKit Slim features the following soft-touch
- Button with Green LED: allows you to make or answer a call as well as
redial a number (hold button for 2 seconds)
- Button with Red LED: allows you to hang up or reject a call
- Rotary Knob: adjusts the volume during calls, scrolls through
menus - press knob to confirm selections
Dialing: When making a call from your mobile phone's keypad, the call
automatically will change to hands-free mode and switch to the MiniKit Slim device
once you have paired your mobile phone with the MiniKit Slim.
Voice Recognition: The Parrot MiniKit Slim is designed to simplify calling
with your mobile phone with voice-tags. It uses its own voice
recognition feature, not your phone's, so you don't have to touch your phone
while driving. The contacts in your phone can be stored as voice-tags in the
MiniKit Slim so you can instantly dial a phone number by pushing the green button on
the MiniKit Slim and saying the contact's name. You can store up to 150 voice-tags
Note: To use the unit's voice recognition feature, you must send
the contacts from your phone to the Parrot MiniKit Slim via Bluetooth (if your
phone supports this feature).
Updating: The Parrot
MiniKit Slim can be
updated through the USB port. Update instructions appear in the support section
of Parrot's website, www.parrot.com. Updating can make
the MiniKit Slim compatible with more source devices.
- Bluetooth Version: v2.0 + EDR
- Profiles Supported: HFP (Hands Free Profile), OPP
(Object Push Profile), and PBAP (Phone Book Access Profile)
- Maximum Range: approximately 33 feet (10 meters)
- Pairing: connect up to
MiniKit Slim Dimensions:
- Height: 1.20"
- Width: 2.37"
- Depth: 4.36"
- Weight: 2.93 oz (83 g)
Warranty: The warranty on this unit is one year, parts and labor.