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 (as of 9/26/2013).
|Apple Device||Generation||Tested Version||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|Audio||Video Output||Remote||iPod/iPhone||Song/Artist Text||Track Information |
- *Requires theApple Lightning to 30-pin adapter
(sold separately) in order to dock with this system.
- **Due to its size and Lightning-connector, the iPad 4/air/mini
Apple Lightning to 30-pin cable (sold separately) in order to dock
with this system.
- ***Even though the iPad 1/2/3 have the 30-pin connector, they are
too big to seat in the speaker's integrated dock. You will need one of
Cable Jive's 30-pin dock extender cables (sold separately) to
connect these devices.
- The iPhone 6+ and all iPad models are too large to seat in the
iPod/iPhone dock station.
- Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results.
If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head
unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work,
you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.
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
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.
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.
Power Supply: The unit can also be
powered by the supplied AC adapter. The AC adapter also charges the supplied
Lithium-ion battery. Optional 12-volt car charger (018SNDCHGR, sold
separately) is available.
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