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Yamaha PDX-11

Portable iPod®/iPhone® powered speaker system (Dark Blue)

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Overview

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The rugged Yamaha PDX-11 iPod/iPhone speaker system is designed to grab and go. Just take hold of it up by its metal handle and you're off. The PDX-11 features a unique octagonal case with a sturdy steel grille. Inside is a powerful 4" woofer to punch out mids and lows, and a 1-3/8" tweeter to deliver the high frequencies. And because it's a mono system, the sound is concentrated so it can really kick.

Yamaha  PDX-11 iPod portable speaker system

Just pop in your iPod or iPhone, and let the party begin! The system delivers up to eight hours of non-stop music with 6 "AA" batteries (available separately). Or use the AC adapter to keep the music going (and recharge your docked player in the process).

Nice speaker, loud and clear. Great for use wherever.

Nick W., Shreveport, LA

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What's in the Box:

  • iPod/iPhone speaker dock
  • AC power adapter (with attached 5' DC cord)
  • Remote control (CR2025 3V lithium battery installed)
  • Owner's Manual
  • US Warranty Information
  • Canada Warranty Information
  • Online Product Registration
  • Dock Connector note

Product Highlights:

  • compatible with docking iPods and iPhones
  • mono 2-way speaker: 4" cone woofer with 1-3/8" dome tweeter
  • perforated steel grille to protect the speaker
  • metal handle
  • stereo minijack input for connecting another music source
  • AC power adapter
  • up to 8 hours operation with 6 "AA" batteries (available separately)
  • 8-1/4"W x 9-3/8"H x 9-3/8"D
  • weight: 3.3 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
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Overview: The Yamaha PDX-11 is a portable, powerful speaker system designed specifically for the Apple iPod & iPhone. The PDX-11 is battery powered & offers a convenient carry handle, so you can listen to your iPod/iPhone's music around the house, at the office, or outdoors (not weather-proof).

Rugged Exterior (with multiple colors): Yamaha designed the octagon-shaped body to deliver stability, toughness, & style. You can choose from four colors - white, dark blue, green, or black; each accented by a color-matched, perforated steel grille.

Portable Design: The Yamaha PDX-11 is the ideal music companion for indoor or outdoor use. The PDX-11 can operate off of batteries (6 "AA" batteries; not included) & features a metal carrying handle so you can take it with you, wherever you go.

2-Way Speaker System: The Yamaha PDX-11 houses a unique two-way speaker system with a large 4" woofer that ensures strong bass & mid-range, plus a dedicated 1.1875" tweeter for the higher frequencies. The PDX-11 uses a bass-reflex cabinet for greater efficiency & added bass response. Created & tuned by Yamaha professional audio experts, this system delivers extremely accurate bass along with crystal clear highs.

Made for iPod/iPhone: The Yamaha PDX-11 features an Apple 30-pin dock connector with universal well for audio playback, remote control, & charging of most docking Apple iPods & iPhones. The PDX-11 is compatible with the following iPods & iPhones (as of 11/14/2012):

iPod/iPhone Model Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Display Type Charge
Audio Video Output Remote iPod/iPhone Song/Artist Text Track #
video 5th 1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y
classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y N Y Y N N Y
120GB 2.0.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
160GB 2.0.4 Y N Y Y N N Y
nano 1st 1.3.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
2nd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y
3rd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y
4th 1.0.4 Y N Y Y N N Y
5th 1.0.2 Y N Y Y N N Y
6th 1.1 PC Y N Y Y N N Y
7th* 1.01 PC Y N Y Y N N Y
touch 1st 2.2.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
2nd 4.2.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
3rd 5.1.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
4th 6.0.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
5th* 6.0.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
iPhone 2G 3.1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y
3G 4.2.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
3GS 5.1.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
4 6.0.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
4S 6.0.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
5* 6.0.1 Y N Y Y N N Y
Note:
  • *The iPod nano (7th gen), iPod touch (5th gen), and iPhone 5 will require the Apple Lightning to 30-pin adapter or Lightning to 30-pin cable (both, sold separately) in order to dock with this system.
  • Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the unit 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 a newer software update is available.

Remote Control: The PDX-11 comes with an IR remote control to operate the system & your docked Apple iPod or iPhone. The remote provides complete music navigation of your iPod or iPhone device, so you can browse your iPod/iPhone's music by category or Playlist. It also provides basic playback operations such as Play, Pause, Fast Forward, Rewind, Next Track, & Previous Track. The remote operates off of a single CR2025 3V lithium battery.

Aux Input: The PDX-11features a rear-panel 3.5mm auxiliary input for connecting an external audio device with a standard 3.5mm audio output or headphone jack. Cable not included.

Power Requirements: The Yamaha PDX-11 can operate off of standard household AC current using the supplied external AC power adapter, or battery using 6 "AA" batteries (not included). 6 "AA" batteries provide up to approximately 8 hours of playback time.

  • Input: 100-240V ~ 50/60Hz, 0.6A
  • Output: 12.0V - 1.5A

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