SoundTouch Portable Music System: The SoundTouch Portable Music System
connects to the Internet and your computer via your home's wireless (WiFi)
network. Once you are connected, you can choose from select Internet radio and
music services, and play music files stored on your computer. You also have the
option to control the SoundTouch Portable from your Apple iOS or Android device,
via Bose's free SoundTouch Controller app; and even stream music directly from
your iOS device via AirPlay.
Note: You can link up to four SoundTouch music systems together
for a multi-room/multi-source audio experience. You are able to play the
same music source or different music source on each SoundTouch system, using
the SoundTouch app on your computer or iOS/Android device.
Multi-Driver/Passive Radiator Design: The SoundTouch Portable system
features four low-profile drivers and patented dual opposing
passive radiators for clearer, fuller sound than you'd imagine from a system
Wireless or Wired Network Connection: The SoundTouch
Portable Music System offers a wired (Ethernet) or wireless (WiFi) connection to
your home network. The system features a rear-panel Ethernet R-J45 port and
built-in WiFi. The system's network connection can be setup initially from your
Apple iOS (5.0+) device, Android (4.0.3+) smartphone/tablet, Windows PC
(XP/7/8), or Mac (OS X 10.68+) computer using the Bose SoundTouch App and the
included microUSB-to-USB cable.
SoundTouch Controller App: The Bose SoundTouch
Controller app is required for initial setup and control of the Bose SoundTouch
music system. The Bose SoundTouch Controller app can be downloaded on your Apple
iOS device, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, or Mac computer. Now you'll
be able to setup and control the SoundTouch system from your Apple iOS or
Android device, or from your Windows or Mac computer. Once initial setup is
complete, you can use this app to explore Internet radio, select online music
services, or browse your music library from your home network and computer on
the Bose SoundTouch music system through the Bose SoundTouch Controller app on
your Apple iOS/Android device or Windows/Mac computer.
- For Windows PC or Mac Computer: The SoundTouch
Controller app for Windows & Mac lets you setup and control the Bose
SoundTouch system from your Windows PC (XP/7/8) or Mac computer (OS X
10.6.8+). Simply install the
SoundTouch app onto your Windows PC or Mac computer.
- For Apple iOS or Android): You can download the free
SoundTouch Controller app (from the
iTunes Apps store or
Google Play Store) onto your Apple iOS (iOS 5.0+) or Android (4.0.3+)
device so you can setup and control the Bose system from your mobile device.
Variety Of Music Sources: The SoundTouch Portable Music
System supports a variety of music options; including Internet Radio, Pandora
Radio, music files stored on your computer, and stored music/music apps on your
Apple iOS device.
- Internet Radio + Online Music: The SoundTouch system
lets you play Internet radio stations from around the world. You also get
access to the Pandora,
Connect (coming soon), andiHeart Radio (coming
soon) online music services. More music services will be added in the
- Music Stored On Your Computer: The SoundTouch 30 can
play back MP3, WMA, AAC. and ALAC music files that are managed by iTunes or
Windows Media Player on your Windows or Mac computer. FLAC compatibility
coming soon. You computer must be connected to the same wired or wireless
home network as the SoundTouch system.
- AirPlay for iOS devices: You are able to stream stored
music and music apps from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to the SoundTouch
Wi-Fi music systems via AirPlay. You can also stream your entire iTunes
music library on your laptop/desktop computer using Apple's freeRemote app
for iPod touch/iPhone/iPad. Your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad must have iOS
4.3 or later installed and connected to the same wireless home network as
the SoundTouch music system.
Note: You cannot stream music stored on an Android phone
or from apps on an Android phone to the Bose SoundTouch system.
Six Presets: You can personalize six presets to your
favorite streaming music services (Pandora) and Internet radio stations, or
playlists, artists, albums, and songs from your computer's music library. The
presets can easily be set, changed, and accessed directly on the system or with the free SoundTouch
app on your computer or iOS/Android device. You cannot set
presets for AirPlay or the Aux input.
Aux Input: In addition to WiFi network connectivity, the SoundTouch
Portable is fitted with a rear-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for connecting almost
any portable audio device with a headphone or audio output.
IR Remote: The included IR remote provides basic wireless operation of
the Bose SoundTouch Portable. You are able to Power the unit on/off, adjust
volume up/down, select the Aux source, or choose between the six music presets.
You also get basic playback functions, such as Play/Pause and Previous/Next
OLED Display: The system's OLED display provides source and
Rechargeable Battery + AC Power: The Bose SoundTouch portable music
system operates off of both a built-in rechargeable battery and AC power. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery
provides up to 3 hours of music playback at maximum volume. The included external
AC power adapter is used to recharge the battery and provide constant AC power
to the music system. When you press and hold the unit's power button for a few
seconds, a battery charge indicator icon will appear on the OLED display; it
will show either <20%, <40%, <60%, <75%, <100%, or fully