Bose MP3 Docking Station AM319182 User Guide page

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• Where the mains plug or appliance coupler is used as the disconnect  
device, such disconnect device shall remain readily operable.  
• Do not place any naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on or near  
the apparatus.  
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Please take the time to follow the instructions in this owner’s guide carefully.  
It will help you to properly use your new Bose® product and enjoy its  
features. Please save this owner’s guide for future reference.  
• Contains small parts that may be a choking hazard. Not suitable for  
children under age 3.  
• Before use, charge the battery using only the power supply provided with  
the system. Refer to charging instructions in the system owner’s guide.  
Do not continue charging the battery if it does not reach full charge within  
the specified charging time. Overcharging may cause the battery to  
become hot, rupture, or ignite. If you see any heat deformation or leakage,  
properly dispose of the battery.  
• Do not attempt to charge the battery in temperatures outside the range of  
32°-104°F (0°-40°C).  
• Keep batteries out of the reach of children and pets.  
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral  
triangle alerts the user to the presence of uninsulated, dangerous  
voltage within the system enclosure that may be of sufficient  
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock.  
• If the battery begins to leak, do not allow the liquid to come in contact with  
your skin or eyes. If contact has been made, wash the affected area with  
plenty of water and seek medical advice immediately.  
• Do not expose the product or battery to excessive heat, including direct  
sunlight or fire and storage or use inside cars in hot weather, where it can  
be exposed to temperatures in excess of 140°F (60°C). Doing so may  
cause the battery and power supply to generate heat, rupture, or ignite.  
Using the product in this manner also may result in a loss of performance  
and a shortened life expectancy.  
• If the battery is damaged and ignites, do not use water to extinguish  
flames. Instead, use a functioning fire extinguisher.  
• Do not step on, throw, or drop batteries or the power supply or expose  
them to a strong shock. Do not pierce, crush, dent, or deform the batteries  
or power supply in any way. If either becomes deformed, properly dispose  
of it.  
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user to the presence of important operating and maintenance  
instructions in this owner’s guide.  
• To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product  
to rain or moisture. The product shall not be exposed to dripping or  
splashing, and objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall not be  
placed on or near the product. As with any electronic products, use care  
not to spill liquids into any part of the product. Liquids can cause a failure  
and/or a fire hazard.  
• The power supply must be used indoors only. It is neither designed nor  
tested for use outdoors, in recreation vehicles, or on boats.  
• Do not short-circuit batteries. Avoid storing them around metal objects  
such as keys, pocket change, paper clips, and jewelry.  
• Make no modifications to the product or accessories. Unauthorized  
alterations may compromise safety, regulatory compliance, and system  
performance, and will void the warranty.  
• Do not dismantle, open, or shred the battery.  
• The battery is intended to be used only with the Bose product and the  
power supply provided with it.  
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• This product is intended to be used only with the power supply provided.  
• After extended periods of storage, it may be necessary to charge and  
discharge the battery several times to obtain maximum performance.  
• The cells in the batteries perform best when operating at normal room  
temperature, 70°F (20°C).  
• Replace the SoundLink™ system battery only with a genuine replacement  
battery from Bose or an authorized Bose dealer. Bose cannot warrant the  
safety and compatibility or assure the operability of batteries from other  
manufacturers for use in operating the SoundLink system. DO NOT attempt  
to use the SoundLink system battery to power other electronics. Doing so  
may result in permanent damage to your system and/or personal injury.  
6. Clean only with a dry cloth – and as directed by Bose Corporation.  
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning.  
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance  
with the manufacturer’s instructions – To ensure reliable operation  
of the product and to protect it from overheating, put the product in a  
position and location that will not interfere with its proper ventilation.  
For example, do not place the product on a bed, sofa, or similar surface  
that may block the ventilation openings. Do not put it in a built-in  
system, such as a bookcase or a cabinet that may keep air from  
flowing through its ventilation openings.  
8. Do not install near any heat sources, such as radiators, heat  
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that  
produce heat.  
• Product labels are located on the bottom of the product and on the  
9. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the  
Please dispose of a used or damaged battery promptly and  
properly, following all local regulations. Do not incinerate.  
10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched,  
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point  
where they exit from the apparatus.  
To return a system battery for recycling, contact Bose or your Bose  
dealer. In the United States only, call 1-800-905-2180 or visit the  
Bose® website at For other regions, see the contact  
information included in the carton.  
11. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused  
for long periods of time – to prevent damage to this product.  
12. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is  
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way:  
such as power supply cord or plug is damaged; liquid has been  
spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus; the apparatus  
has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate  
normally, or has been dropped – Do not attempt to service this  
product yourself. Opening or removing covers may expose you to  
dangerous voltages or other hazards. Please call Bose to be referred  
to an authorized service center near you.  
Hereby, Bose Corporation, declares that the SoundLink Wireless  
Music System is in compliance with the essential requirements  
and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC and all other  
applicable Directives. The complete Declaration of Conformity can  
Important Safety Instructions  
1. Read these instructions – for all components before using this product.  
2. Keep these instructions – for future reference.  
3. Heed all warnings – on the product and in the owner’s guide.  
4. Follow all instructions.  
13. To prevent risk of fire or electric shock, avoid overloading wall  
outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles.  
14. Do not let objects or liquids enter the product – as they may  
touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in  
a fire or electric shock.  
5. Do not use this apparatus near water or moisture – Do not use  
this product near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a  
wet basement, near a swimming pool, or anywhere else that water is  
15. See product enclosure for safety-related markings.  
16. Use proper power sources – Plug the product into a proper power  
source, as described in the operating instructions or as marked on  
the product.  
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Information about products that generate  
electrical noise  
U.S.A. only  
Note: The round connector on the bottom of the SoundLink™  
speaker is for Bose® factory service use only.  
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a  
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are  
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a  
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate  
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the  
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.  
However, this is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular  
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or  
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment  
off and on, you are encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or  
more of the following measures:  
• Re-orient or relocate the receiving antenna.  
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.  
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a different circuit than the one to  
which the receiver is connected.  
Service connector –  
For factory use only  
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.  
Any changes to this device not expressly approved by Bose Corporation  
may void the user’s authority to operate this device.  
• This Class B digital apparatus complies with the Canadian ICES-003  
Class B specification.  
• The radio communication device incorporated into this apparatus meets  
all requirements of the Industry Canada standard RSS-210.  
For your records  
Serial number (on the bottom panel): ________________________________  
Purchase date: ___________________________________________________  
Dealer name: _____________________________________________________  
Dealer phone: ____________________________________________________  
Please keep your sales receipt with this owner’s guide.  
SoundLink and the distinctive design of the SoundLink system are trade-  
marks of Bose Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.  
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If any part of the product appears to be damaged, do not  
attempt to use it. Contact your authorized Bose dealer  
immediately or call Bose Customer Service. Refer to  
the address list enclosed in the carton for contact  
Thank you for purchasing the SoundLink™ wireless  
music system. Now you can enjoy music from your  
computer in any room you choose, wirelessly.  
• Simple wireless connection using the SoundLink USB  
key – no software to install  
Power supply  
AC adapter(s)  
• Long-range wireless link lets you listen in and around  
your home  
• Rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides hours of  
Bose® performance  
USB key  
• Handy remote included  
Check the carton for all the parts shown.  
Save the carton and packing materials, which provide  
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3. Plug the DC power cord on the power supply into the  
Activating the system  
DC POWER connector on the SoundLink speaker.  
Initially, the battery is not fully charged and may be in a  
protection or inactive mode.  
To activate your new system and charge the battery:  
1. Place the SoundLink™ speaker on a flat, stable  
2. Attach the AC adapter for your region (more than one  
may be included) to the power supply.  
Your system includes one of these two  
types of power supplies.  
AC adapter  
DC power cord  
4. Plug the power supply into a live AC outlet.  
CAUTION: Use this system only with the provided  
power supply or a replacement power supply from  
Bose Corporation.  
An AC adapter for use in your country is labeled on the  
outside of the small bag that contains it. Be sure to use  
that adapter only.  
Note: To reach full charge, the battery requires charging for a  
minimum of 10 hours. See “Charging the battery” on page 9.  
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3. Lift the antenna on the SoundLink USB key to the  
vertical position and plug it into a USB port on  
your computer.  
Connecting your computer  
1. Make sure that the wireless source light on the  
SoundLink™ speaker is flashing.  
Confirm that the SoundLink USB key power light  
turns on and starts flashing.  
If not, press the remote wireless source button.  
The wireless source light should start flashing.  
Wireless source light  
Power light  
Disconnect-reconnect button  
4. Wait a few seconds for your computer to recognize  
the SoundLink USB key. When ready, it will automati-  
cally establish a wireless link with the SoundLink  
speaker. This may take up to 20 seconds the first  
time, much less after that.  
2. Make sure your computer is on and all music applica-  
tions are closed.  
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You may notice the wireless source light and USB key  
power light start flashing faster as the SoundLink™  
system establishes a wireless connection.  
If you don’t hear music from  
the SoundLink speaker  
When both lights change from flashing to always  
on, and you hear a tone from the speaker, your  
SoundLink™ system is ready to use.  
Mac users: Go to System Preferences, Sound  
settings and make sure “Bose SoundLink Audio” is the  
selected Output device.  
5. Open the music application on your computer, or  
navigate to an Internet radio station and play the  
To disconnect or reconnect, press the button on  
the end of the SoundLink USB key. See “Using the  
USB key” on page 5 for more information.  
Note: While listening to music through the SoundLink wireless  
music system, you will not hear music through your computer’s  
internal speakers or sound card.  
Both Mac and PC users: You may need to restart  
your music application.  
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System status lights  
Using the USB key  
The status lights on the SoundLink™ speaker front panel  
indicate source selection and battery condition.  
The USB key will automatically connect your computer  
with the SoundLink speaker whenever you insert it into a  
USB port.  
AUDIO IN source (page 7)  
Off: .....AUX source not selected  
On: .....AUX source is selected  
Wireless source  
Off: ................... No wireless connection  
Fast flashing: ... Wireless source is  
On: ................... Wireless source is  
Brief flash: ........ Wireless source is  
(every 3 sec)  
selected, but discon-  
Disconnect-reconnect button  
Press to disconnect or reconnect the  
SoundLink speaker  
on battery power” on page 8.  
Power light  
Off: .......................USB key is not powered  
Slow flashing: ......Powered and available for connecting  
to the SoundLink speaker  
Fast flashing: ........Establishing a connection  
On:........................Connected to the SoundLink speaker  
• Indicates battery charging status.  
See “Charging the battery” on  
page 9.  
Note: Each button pressed on  
the remote causes the light for  
the selected source to blink.  
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Remote control  
Press to turn off the SoundLink system.  
Press any remote button except Off to  
turn on your SoundLink™ system.  
Press to play or pause the current track on your  
Each time you press a remote button,  
the front panel light for the selected  
source flashes briefly.  
Press to select your computer as a wireless source.  
Press to select the AUDIO IN source.  
Depending on the music application  
you are using on your computer, you  
can use the play/pause and skip buttons  
to control the music playback.  
Press to increase (+) or decrease (–) the volume.  
Press and hold for faster adjustment.  
Play/Pause and skip buttons may not  
work for Internet radio stations or  
some music applications.  
Press to skip to the beginning of the next track.  
Press to skip to the beginning of the previous track.  
Note: This remote does not control any device plugged into the  
AUDIO IN connector.  
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SoundLink™ speaker volume  
Touch-sensitive volume controls are located on the right  
side of the SoundLink™ speaker. These raise and lower  
the SoundLink system volume in the same way as the  
remote control volume buttons.  
Adding another music source  
You can use another audio device, such as a portable  
digital music player, with your SoundLink system. This  
requires using a stereo audio cable (not provided) that is  
appropriate for the connected audio device and has a  
3.5mm mini plug on the end that plugs into the AUDIO IN  
connector on the SoundLink system.  
1. Plug the cable from the audio device into the AUDIO  
IN connector on the back of the SoundLink speaker.  
2. Press the remote AUX button.  
3. Set the connected device to full volume, then use the  
SoundLink system volume buttons to adjust the level.  
System volume touch controls  
Touch to increase ( ) or decrease ( ) the volume.  
Touch and hold for faster adjustment.  
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