FullRoom Sound Technology: The Libratone Zipp wireless powered speaker employs two 1"
ribbon-based tweeters, a single 4" midbass driver, and a 60-watt digital amplification
with digital signal processing for premium sound. Unlike convention speakers,
which have a "sweet spot" directly in front of them, FullRoom technology
disperses sound in all directions providing a 360° soundstage.
Wireless Connectivity: Thanks to its built-in WiFi, the Libratone Zipp lets
you wirelessly connect to your AirPlay-compatible Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad or
DLNA-compliant Android smartphone/tablet, as well as other DLNA-compliant
servers/computers for music playback. You'll have access to stored music and
music apps on select wireless streaming devices.
- AirPlay: AirPlay lets you stream your stored
music and music apps directly from your iPod touch/iPhone/iPad, or stream
your stored iTunes library (not music apps) on your PC or Mac to the Libratone Zipp speaker
system, over your home network connection.
Apple Lossless technology ensures a perfect transfer from a music source to the
Libratone Zipp. By downloading Apple's free
Remote app onto your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad you don't even need to
be in the same room as the components or your computer to play, pause, skip,
and stop the songs in your iTunes music library. To use the AirPlay feature
you need a Mac or Windows-based PC running iTunes (10.2 or later) connected
to your wireless home network. Your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad must have
iOS 5.0 or later installed and connected to the same wireless home network.
- DLNA (for Android/Windows devices): The Libratone Zipp
you wirelessly stream stored music (not music apps) from your DLNA-compliant Android
smartphone/tablet, Windows 8 Phone, Windows laptop/computer, or other
DLNA-compliant servers/devices via your home's WiFi network. Your device may require a 3rd-party DLNA app from the GooglePlay Store.
- PlayDirect (for iOS and DLNA Devices): PlayDirect enables you to
stream stored music (not music apps) from both AirPlay- and DLNA- compliant devices to the Libratone
Zipp speaker without the need for an in-home Wi-Fi network connection. The
Libratone Zipp speaker acts as its own WiFi hotspot for your iOS or DLNA
device. Supported devices include Apple iPod touch/iPhone/iPad (iOS 5.0+), Android
smartphones/tablets (2.3.3+), laptop/computers (Windows or Mac).
Note: You are able to stream simultaneously to multipleLibratone
speakers (sold separately) from your AirPlay-enabled laptop/computer in
order to fill your home with music
from your iTunes library. You can use Apple's free
Remote app to control your computer's iTunes library from your iPod
touch/iPhone/iPad. Not able to do this from music apps or other iOS and
Wired Connectivity: The Libratone Zipp powered speaker is fitted
with an Apple-certified USB port and a standard 3.5mm auxiliary input for a
wired connection of external audio devices.
- USB Port: The Libratone Zipp supports digital music playback from
an iPod, iPhone, or iPad using its rear-panel USB (type-A) port. Simply plug
your compatible Apple device into the speaker system's rear-panel USB port,
using the cable that came with your iPod/iPhone/iPad. Stored music and music
apps from your connected Apple device can be played through the speaker,
bypassing the iPod/iPhone D/A converter for better sound quality. Music
navigation and song/artist information will still be done from your
connected Apple device. Your Apple iPod/iPhone's battery will be
charged while connected to the receiver (max. 1A); will not charge the iPad.
- Aux Input: A 3.5mm auxiliary input lets you connect and play music
from other audio sources, such as a portable CD player or MP3 player with an
audio output or headphone output jack.
Libratone App (for iOS/Android): Download the Libratone App onto your Apple
iOS (4.3+) or Android (2.3.3+) device (from theApple App Store orGooglePlay Store) and optimize your sound experience.
The app allows you to enhance and customize your audio experience by feeding the
app information on the placement of your sound system, whereby it automatically
adjusts the sound to fit your room. Voicing functionality offers a variety of
different settings to adapt the sound of the Zipp speaker. You can also update
the Libratone sound system through the app when new features become available.
Finally, the app allows you to use your iOS device to control volume when you
use the AUX connection.
Apple Device Compatibility Chart: The Libratone Zipp is
"made for iPod/iPhone" and supports the following iPod/iPhone model functions
(as of 12/18/2013).
|Apple Device||Generation||Tested Version||Connection Type||Media Type||Control Type||Display Type||Charge|
|AirPlay||PlayDirect||USB||Audio||Video||iPod/iPhone||Libratone App||Track Info||Artist/Song Text|
Note: 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 wait until a newer software update is
Wool Cover + Leather Strap: The Libratone Zipp features a fashionable
Italian wool cover for a distinctive look. The wool cover features a zipper and is interchangeable;
additional wood covers sold separately from manufacture. It also includes a sturdy leather
strap for portability.
Built-in Rechargeable Battery: The Libratone Zipp powered speaker
features a built-in rechargeable battery. A full charge provides up to eight hours of playback
with wired connection, and up to four hours using a wireless connection. An AC
power adapter is included to charge the battery and supply power to the speaker. A full charge takes
approximately 1.5-2 hours
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