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Summary of Content for Dell AD211 Speaker User's Guide PDF

Regulatory model: AD211

Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker Users Guide

Notes, Cautions, and Warnings

NOTE: A NOTE indicates important information that helps you make better use of your computer.

CAUTION: A CAUTION indicates potential damage to hardware or loss of data if instructions are not followed.

WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death.

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Contents About Your Speakers ...................................................................................................................................... 5

Product Features ......................................................................................................................................... 5

Package Contents ...................................................................................................................................... 6

Identifying Parts and Controls .............................................................................................................. 7

Setting Up Your Speaker ............................................................................................................................... 8

Powering Your Speaker On/Off ........................................................................................................... 8

Charging the Battery ................................................................................................................................. 9

Connecting and Pairing Your Speaker ........................................................................................... 10

Adjusting the volume ............................................................................................................................. 18

Receiving Phone Calls Through Your Speakers ........................................................................ 19

Placing Your Speakers ............................................................................................................................. 22

Troubleshooting ............................................................................................................................................... 23

Common Problems .................................................................................................................................. 23

Specifications ................................................................................................................................................... 28

Statutory Information ................................................................................................................................... 30

Warranty ....................................................................................................................................................... 30

Regulatory .......................................................................................................................................................... 31

Regulatory Information ......................................................................................................................... 31

Agency Approval....................................................................................................................................... 32

About Your Speakers

ProductFeatures The features of the Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker include: Portability

With an ultra lightweight design and built-in rechargeable battery, you can enjoy music on-the-go. Powerful Sound

With dual-stereo speakers, you can expect powerful sound from your speaker. High-quality Wireless Audio

Professionally tuned by Waves Audio and powered by aptX technology, you can guarantee high quality wireless audio. Bluetooth Conferencing

With a built-in microphone, you can use your speaker to pair Bluetooth devices and answer calls from your smart phone.

NFC-enabled

With NFC (Near Field Communications) capabilities you can easily pair NFC-enabled devices.

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Package Contents Your speaker ships with the components shown below.

NOTE: The documents that shipped with the speaker may vary based on your region.

1 Speaker 3 Documentation 2 Aux-in cable 4 USB cable

Identifying Parts and Controls

Front View

Back view

1 NFC Connection 6 Volume Down 2 Microphone 7 Bluetooth Button 3 Talk / Mute 8 Aux-in Jack 4 Power Button 9 USB Jack 5 Volume Up

Setting Up Your Speaker

Powering Your Speaker On/Off To power on the speaker, press and release the power button. The LED on the power button will light up to indicate that the device is on.

To power off the speaker, press and release the power button. The LED on the power button will fade out to indicate that the device is off.

Charging the Battery For best results, fully charge your speaker for 6 hours before use.

To charge your speaker, connect the USB cable from your computer to the micro USB port on the back of your speaker. Alternatively, you could use the existing Micro USB cable from your smart phone or tablet.

When the battery is off, the power LED is off. When the battery is fully charged, the power LED is solid white. When the battery is low, the power LED is blinking amber.

Off On Blinking Disconnected Power On Low Battery

Connecting and Pairing Your Speaker The Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker supports both wired (3.5 mm) stereo input and wireless audio via Bluetooth. You can wirelessly stream audio from any Bluetooth device with optimal audio performance streaming within 33 ft (10 m).

Aux Input You can play audio using the aux-in cable that came with your speaker.

1 Connect the aux-in cable on the back of the speaker.

2 Connect the other end of the cable to the aux-in port on your audio device.

Bluetooth Pairing The speaker needs to be paired before you can use your Bluetooth devices.

1 Turn on/enable Bluetooth on your computer or your Bluetooth device.

2 Power on your speaker.

3 Press and hold the Bluetooth button on the speaker for two seconds to start the device search.

4 The Bluetooth devices detected will be displayed on your computer or

Bluetooth device, select the Dell Portable speaker for pairing. The Bluetooth LED will blink white to indicate that the device is in pairing mode.

5 Once the device is connected and paired, the Bluetooth LED will remain on.

NOTE: The Dell Bluetooth Speaker is able to store 8 pairings and connects to the last paired device.

NFC (Near Field Communication) Pairing Your speaker supports NFC-enabled devices for quick and convenient tap to pair functionality.

1 Make sure the device to be paired supports NFC.

2 Power on your speaker.

3 Place your NFC-enabled device on top of the NFC logo on the speaker to start pairing.

4 Accept the pairing on your NFC-enabled device.

Adding the Speaker to Your Computer To add the speaker to your computer, follow the instructions below. Select the applicable steps based on the operating system installed on your computer.

Before You Begin

1 If using Aux-input: Connect the aux-in cable on the back of the speaker. Connect the other end of the cable to the aux-in port on your Windows

computer.

2 If using Bluetooth: Turn on/enable Bluetooth on your speaker. Turn on/enable Bluetooth on your Windows computer.

Windows 7

1 Click Start Control Panel Devices and Printers Add a device.

2 Follow the instructions on the screen to complete adding the device.

Windows 8

1 Right-click on the bottom lower corner of your screen. On the window that opens, click Control Panel Devices and Printers Add a device.

Alternatively, move your mouse pointer to the upper right or lower right corner of the screen to open the Charms side bar, and then click Settings Control Panel Devices and Printers Add a device.

2 Follow the instructions on the screen to complete adding the device.

Adjusting the volume During audio playback on your speaker, to adjust the volume, follow the instructions below.

1 Press the + button to adjust the volume up.

2 Press the - button to adjust the volume down.

Receiving Phone Calls Through Your Speakers When your mobile device is connected through Bluetooth, your speaker can be used as a speakerphone. Calls will automatically be transferred to the speaker allowing you to answer a call.

NOTE: If you receive a call while playing audio, playback will be paused.

Answering a Call To answer an incoming call, press the Talk/Mute button.

While on a call, the Talk/Mute LED is blinking white.

Muting a Call To mute the microphone during the call, press the Talk/Mute button. Press the Talk/Mute button again to resume speaker functionality.

While on mute, the Talk/Mute LED is red.

Ending a Call

To end the call, long press the Talk/Mute button.

PlacingYourSpeakers The Dell Bluetooth Portable speaker was designed to support placement both vertically and horizontally.

Vertical placement is ideal for smaller working spaces while horizontal placement supports a wider sound experience.

Vertical Placement

Horizontal Placement

Troubleshooting

CommonProblems The following table contains general information about common Bluetooth speaker problems you might encounter and the possible solutions.

Common Symptoms

What You Experience

Possible Solutions

Cannot connect wirelessly to Bluetooth speaker

Cannot connect using Bluetooth

Make sure the speaker and Bluetooth device are powered on.

Turn on Bluetooth on your speaker and Bluetooth device.

Check if device search has started. The Bluetooth LED will blink white to indicate that the device is in pairing mode.

Check if your speaker is on the Bluetooth device name list and try pairing again.

Cannot connect using NFC

Make sure the speaker

and Bluetooth device are powered on.

Turn on Bluetooth on your speaker and Bluetooth device.

Check if device search has started. The Bluetooth LED will blink white to indicate that the device is in pairing mode.

Make sure that NFC

function is activated on the external device.

Speaker is not functioning properly/no sound from the speaker

Speaker power- status LED is off

If the power-status LED is off, check if the battery is charged. Connect the speaker to your computer using the USB cable.

If the power-status LED turns amber, this indicates that the battery is charging.

Press the power button, you will hear an alert tone and the Bluetooth LED turns blinking white to indicate that the speaker is searching for devices.

Confirm if the connected device is playing audio and volume is not muted.

The power-status LED is on but the speaker is not working in aux-in mode

Make sure the aux-in cable is connected to the aux-in port and the Bluetooth LED is turned off.

Reseat the aux-in cable and try again.

The power-status LED is on but the speaker is not working in Bluetooth mode

Make sure that Bluetooth on your device is on/enabled.

Pair the speaker with your computer or device again.

The speaker is not appearing in the Devices and Printers list in the operating system

Make sure that Bluetooth on your device is on/enable

Pair the speaker with your computer or device again.

The speaker is connected to the platform but no sound is coming out

Go to the playback devices and check if the default device is Dell AD211.

Make Dell AD211 as the default device.

No sound from speakers when connected to external or mobile device through Bluetooth or Aux- in connection

The power LED is breathing

When connected to the external mobile device and left for 10 minutes without audio signal from both Bluetooth and Aux-in mode, the speaker will automatically switch to Sleep Mode to save power.

The power LED is breathing white.

Sound from the speaker is distorted

Distorted sound in Aux-in mode

Remove any obstructions between the speaker and the user.

Make sure the aux-in cable is connected firmly to the speaker and your computer.

Set the volume control on the aux-in device to fifty percent.

Decrease the volume level on the speaker.

Clean and reseat all the cables.

Test the speaker using another audio source, for example a portable music player.

Make sure no loose objects are touching the speaker.

Check if the power LED is blinking amber. If LED is blinking amber, this indicates that battery status is low. Connect the USB charging cable and charge the battery.

Distorted sound in Bluetooth mode

Remove any obstructions between the speaker and the user.

Set the volume level of the Bluetooth device to fifty percent.

Decrease the volume level of the speaker.

Test the speaker using another audio source, for example a portable music player.

Make sure no loose objects are touching the speaker.

Check if the power LED is blinking amber. If LED is blinking amber, this indicates that battery status is low. Connect the USB charging cable and charge the battery.

Low sound output

Volume is too low Remove any obstructions between the speaker and the user.

Increase the volume

level on the Bluetooth device through its operating system/application program.

Test the speaker using another audio source, for example a portable music player.

Static noise from the speaker

Buzzing Noise Remove any obstructions between the speaker.

Make sure that there are no loose objects hanging or touching the speaker.

Try decreasing the volume level of the speaker.

When using the mic on the speaker, the Talk/ Mute LED is not white

Talk/Mute LED is red If the LED color is red, the mic is muted

Short press the Talk/Mute button to activate the mic

Specifications

General Model number AD211 Connection type Disconnected Supported operating systems Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8,

Windows 8.1 Electrical (Li-Ion battery)

Operating voltage 3.7 V Operating current 2.5 A Output power 2.5 W x 2 continuous RMS power@

= 10% THD Physical Characteristics

Woofer: Height 62 mm Length 150 mm Width 62 mm Line in cable length 600 mm USB cable length 600 mm Weight 340 g

Environmental

Operating temperature 0 C to 40 C Storage temperature 40 C to 65 C Operating humidity 90% maximum relative humidity,

non condensing Storage humidity 90% maximum relative humidity,

non condensing

Bluetooth 4.0

Radio transmission The baseband transmit data is GFSK Modulated in the 2.4 GHz ISM band

Range Up to 10 m radio range. No performance degradation up to max radio range (10 m)

StatutoryInformation

Warranty

Limited Warranty and Return Policies Dell-branded products carry a 1-year limited hardware warranty. If purchased together with a Dell system, it will follow the system warranty.

For U.S. customers: This purchase and your use of this product are subject to Dells end user agreement, which you can find at http://www.dell.com/terms. This document contains a binding arbitration clause.

For European, Middle Eastern and African customers: Dell-branded products that are sold and used are subject to applicable national consumer legal rights, the terms of any retailer sale agreement that you have entered into (which will apply between you and the retailer) and Dells end user contract terms.

Dell may also provide an additional hardware warranty full details of the Dell end user contract and warranty terms can be found by going to http://www.dell.com/, selecting your country from the list at the bottom of the home page and then clicking the terms and conditions link for the end user terms or the support link for the warranty terms.

For non-U.S. customers: Dell-branded products that are sold and used are subject to applicable national consumer legal rights, the terms of any retailer sale agreement that you have entered into (which will apply between you and the retailer) and Dells warranty terms. Dell may also provide an additional hardware warranty full details of Dells warranty terms can be found by going to www.dell.com, selecting your country from the list at the bottom of the home page and then clicking the terms and conditions link or the support link for the warranty terms.

Regulatory Dell Bluetooth Speaker Model: AD211

RegulatoryInformation Warning: Changes or modifications on this unit are not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance which could void the users authority to operate the equipment.

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, there 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, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which

the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Shielded cables must be used with this unit to ensure compliance with the Class B FCC limits.

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