Overview: The Bose Portable SoundDock is a
powered, portable speaker system designed specifically for Apple iPod
digital music players. The iPod is docked directly to the unit, allowing you to
easily play your music files. The unit's rotating iPod dock folds neatly in
place for protection during transit. The Portable SoundDock also features a
built-in carry handle to allow for quick and easy transport of this unit. This
unit comes with two rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries and a nylon carrying bag.
Proprietary Acoustic Design: The system's patented Waveguide Speaker
Technology and powerful neodymium speakers provide efficient and high quality
Made for iPod/iPhone Compatible: The Portable SoundDock features a
hide-away, rotating iPod/iPhone dock in the front of the unit for connecting your iPod/iPhone.
The Portable SoundDock is "Made for iPod/iPhone compatible" and supports the
following iPod/iPhone model functions (Sept. 2010).
|iPod/iPhone Model||Generation||Media Type|| Control
| mini ||1st||Y||N||Y||Y||N||N||Y|
| nano||1st ||Y||N||Y||Y||N||N||Y|
Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may
change functionality results. If you download a newer software
version, you may need to reset the device and your iPod/iPhone to
regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to revert
to the older software version or wait until an newer software update
Airplane Mode (for iPhone): In the event of audio
interference when you have your iPhone docked, set iPhone to Airplane Mode. You
will not be able to receive phone calls in Airplane Mode.
Controls: The Bose Portable
SoundDock does not contain any controls on the unit itself. The unit is operated
from the supplied IR wireless remote control. In addition to controlling the
Sound Dock's volume, the supplied remote control turns your iPod/iPhone on or off and
controls basic iPod/iPhone functions, such as Play, Pause, Track Seek and Playlist
Select. Your iPod will remain fully functional when connected to this unit so
you can still use the iPod/iPhone's click-wheel to control advanced functions of your
Auxiliary Input: The Portable
SoundDock features a rear-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input which lets you play other
audio sources, such as a portable CD player or other MP3 players through the
Headphones: The headphone
output on your iPod is independent of the Dock connector so both the SoundDock
and headphones can be used simultaneously, with independent volume control.
Non-Slip Feet: The bottom of
the SoundDock features four surface-gripping rubber pads to provide a stable
platform on most surfaces.
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery: The Portable SoundDock operates off of the supplied rechargeable Lithium-ion
battery. The battery is partially charged out of the box but a full charge is
recommended before initial use. It may take up to 10 hours to recharge the
battery completely. The Lithium-ion battery provides up to 3 hours of use with
the Portable SoundDock set to full volume. You can extend this time
significantly by choosing a lower volume. The battery is charged by the supplied
AC adaptor. The SoundDock will turn itself off when your iPod is inactive or
silent for 10 minutes to prolong battery life.
Note: This system includes an additional rechargeable Lithium-ion
Power Supply: The unit can also be
powered by the supplied AC adapter. The AC adapter also charges the supplied
The SoundDock provides power to charge your iPod from either AC or battery power
during operation. iPod charging is suspended when the unit is turned off.
Note: If your iPod has four buttons above the "click
wheel" the Portable SoundDock will not charge the iPod.
Black Nylon Carrying Bag: The Bose SoundDock Portable black nylon bag
is custom designed to fit the Bose SoundDock Portable digital music system. The
nylon bag features a vinyl flap with a magnetic latch and features a padded
lining to secure and protect your Bose SoundDock Portable unit. In addition to
the bag's main compartment, the black nylon bag three additional pockets and one
secure pouch for storing the SoundDock Portable's power supply, remote control,
additional battery and your iPod. The bag also features and adjustable, padded
shoulder strap for added comfort and convenience.