Bluetooth (A2DP) Technology: The Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III Digital
Music System offers built-in Bluetooth (A2DP) Technology which lets you wirelessly
connect with many Bluetooth enabled devices; such as your iPod touch/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry, or
computer/laptop. The system has a wireless range of approximately 30'.
- Wireless Audio Streaming: You'll be able to wirelessly stream
stored music and music apps (like Pandora, iHeart Radio, Spotify, etc.) on
your mobile device to the SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III. Music navigation
and song/artist information will still be handled through your mobile
device. And if you need to multitask, you can keep using your device for
other tasks while
you still stream and listen to your music. If you are
using a smartphone, a phone call interrupts your audio source, so you'll be able
to take your phone call. When the call ends, your music automatically resumes through
the SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III.
- Simple Pairing: This compact speaker system pairs easily with
your Bluetooth-enabled device. Simply press and hold the unit's
BLUETOOTH button on the speaker's top-panel, and then choose the SoundLink Bluetooth
Speaker III from your mobile device. The speaker remembers the most recent
six devices you've used, so reconnecting is even simpler (only one device
can be used at a time). Once paired, the Bose Bluetooth Speaker III Digital
Music System will automatically re-connect with your Bluetooth source device
when in wireless range (up to 30').
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 Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III system.
Proprietary Bose Speaker Technology: Proprietary speaker technologies
deliver your music in all its clarity with robust sound unusual for a compact,
wireless speaker. Its unique driver configuration allows the small, lightweight
speaker to reproduce deep, full sound. Four drivers and two passive radiators
provide full-spectrum audio and clarity at any listening level. Improvements in
digital signal processing (DSP) let you share your music louder than the
previous version of the SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker.
Note: The speaker is designed to sound best when placed on a
shelf, counter, desk, or tabletop that is 24-48" high. For best bass
response, the speaker should be placed near a wall; bass response decreases
as the speaker is placed closer to the center of a room.
Aux Input: The SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III has
a rear-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for connecting a external portable audio
source other than your Bluetooth-enabled device.
Micro-USB Connector: The unit's micro-USB (type-B) port is
designed for downloadable software updates that may be available in the future.
By registering this product, you will automatically be notified of any necessary
Portable Design: The speaker easily slips right into a bag or
backpack. The silicone button panel protects it from dirt and dust, while a
wraparound metal grille adds to its durability and resists fingerprints.
Rechargeable Battery: The SoundLink Bluetooth
Speaker III is powered by a built-in rechargeable Lithium-ion battery. A fully
charged battery gives you up to 14 hours of continuous playing time in most
situations. An empty battery usually takes 2 to 3 hours to charge. The
battery light shows Green when the battery is fully charged, Yellow indicates a
medium, and Red means the battery needs charging.
Note: When the SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is unplugged and unused
for more than 14 days, it enters battery protection mode to preserve battery
AC Power Adapter + Optional Car Charger: The included AC power adapter can be used to charge
the integrated battery and power the unit. The compact power adapter folds flat
to fit easily in a bag, ideal for extended trips. And optional 12V car charger (018SNDCHGR,
sold separately) is also available.
Our Product Research Team
At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere. That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team. They verify what’s in the box, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs. We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.