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User manual
BT3550
Contents
1Important
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2 Your Bluetooth speaker
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3 Get started
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4 Use Bluetooth devices
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5 Other features
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6 Product information
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7Troubleshooting
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8Notice
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Introduction2
What's in the box
2
Overview of the speaker
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Place the speaker
Charge the built-in battery
Turn on/off
Connect a device
Play from Bluetooth device
Control your phone call
Listen to an external device
Adjust volume
Specifications
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General8
About Bluetooth device
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Compliance9
Care of the environment
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Trademark notice
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1Important
Warning
•• Never remove the casing of this speaker.
•• Never lubricate any part of this speaker.
•• Never place this speaker on other electrical equipment.
•• Keep this speaker away from direct sunlight, naked
flames or heat.
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Make sure that there is enough free space
around the speaker for ventilation.
Only use attachments or accessories
specified by the manufacturer.
The battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
like.
The speaker shall not be exposed to
dripping or splashing.
Do not place any sources of danger on
the speaker (e.g. liquid filled objects, lighted
candles).
Note
•• The type plate is located on the back of the product.
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2 Your Bluetooth
speaker
Congratulations on your purchase, and
welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the
support that Philips offers, register your product
at www.philips.com/welcome.
Introduction
With this speaker, you can
• enjoy audio from your Bluetooth-enabled
devices or other external audio devices; and
• control the incoming phone call through
Bluetooth connection.
What's in the box
Check and identify the contents of your
package:
• Main unit
• USB cable
• Short user manual
• Safety and notice leaflet
Overview of the speaker
a
b
f
c
d
e
a Source selector (OFF/ /AUDIO IN)
• Turn the speaker on or off.
• Select Bluetooth or AUDIO IN source.
b
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Answer or reject an incoming call.
End the current phone call.
Transfer the call to your mobile device.
Disconnect Bluetooth connection.
Enter Bluetooth pairing mode.
c AUDIO IN
• Connect an external audio device.
d DC IN
• Recharge the built-in battery.
e MIC
• Integrated microphone.
f Volume knob
• Adjust volume.
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3 Get started
Always follow the instructions in this chapter in
sequence.
Place the speaker
To place the speaker on a flat surface, pull out
the retractable stand from the backside of the
speaker.
The LED indicator on the top indicates the
battery status.
When the speaker
is turned off
When the speaker
is turned off
When the speaker
is in Bluetooth or
Audio-in mode
LED
indicator
Solid red
Off
Flashing
red
Battery
status
Under
charging
Fully
charged
Low power
Charge the built-in battery
Turn on/off
The speaker is powered by a built-in
rechargeable battery.
•
To turn the speaker on, slide the source
selector to or AUDIO IN.
»» The speaker switches to the Bluetooth
or Audio in mode.
•
To turn the speaker off, slide the source
selector to OFF.
Note
•• Before use, fully charge the built-in battery.
•• The micro USB socket is for charging only.
•• Rechargeable battery has a limited number of charge
cycles. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by
use and settings.
Connect the USB cable between
• the DC IN socket on the speaker, and
• a USB socket of a computer.
DC IN
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Switch to standby mode
•
In Bluetooth mode, if Bluetooth connection
is invalid or music playback is stopped
for 15 minutes, this speaker switches to
standby mode automatically.
• In Audio-in mode, if the audio-in cable is
disconnected or music playback is stopped
for 15 minutes, this speaker switches to
standby mode automatically.
»» To return to Bluetooth or Audio-in mode,
slide the source selector to OFF first, then
to or AUDIO IN position.
4 Use Bluetooth
devices
With this speaker, you can listen to audio from
Bluetooth-enabled devices and control the
incoming call through Bluetooth.
Connect a device
Note
•• Make sure that your Bluetooth device is compatible
with this speaker.
•• Before pairing a device with this speaker, read its user
manual for Bluetooth compatibility.
•• The speaker can memorize a maximum of 4 paired
devices.
•• Make sure that Bluetooth function is enabled on your
device, and your device is set as visible to all other
Bluetooth devices.
•• Any obstacle between this speaker and a Bluetooth
device can reduce the operational range.
•• Keep away from any other electronic device that may
cause interference.
Connect a device manually
Note
•• The operational range between this speaker and a
Bluetooth device is approximately 10 meters (30 feet).
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Slide the source selector to .
»» The LED indicator flashes in blue.
On your Bluetooth device, enable
Bluetooth and search for Bluetooth devices
(refer to the user manual of the device).
When [BT3550] is displayed on your device,
select it to start pairing and connection. If
necessary, enter default password “0000”.
»» After successful pairing and connection,
the speaker beeps twice, and the LED
indicator turns solid blue.
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To disconnect the Bluetooth-enabled device:
• Press and hold for 3 seconds;
• Disable Bluetooth on your device; or
• Move the device beyond the
communication range.
To reconnect the Bluetooth-enabled device:
• Next time you turn on the speaker, the
speaker will reconnect the last connected
device automatically; or
• On your Bluetooth device, select “Philips
BT3550“ on your Bluetooth menu to start
connection.
To connect another Bluetooth-enabled device:
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Press and hold for 3 seconds to
disconnect the currently connected device.
»» The speaker enters pairing mode.
Connect another Bluetooth device.
Connect a device through NFC
Near Field Communication (NFC) is a
technology that enables short-range wireless
communication between various NFC
compatible devices, such as mobile phones and
IC tags.
If your Bluetooth device supports NFC, you can
connect it with this speaker easily.
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2
3
Slide the source selector to .
Enable the NFC feature on your Bluetooth
enabled device (see the user manual of the
device for details).
Touch the NFC tag on the top of the
speaker with the back of your Bluetooth
device.
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On your Bluetooth device, accept the
pairing request with "BT3550". If necessary,
input "0000" as the pairing password.
Follow the on-screen instructions to
complete the pairing and connection.
»» After successful pairing and connection,
the speaker beeps twice and the LED
indicator turns solid blue.
LED indicator
Description
Flashing blue
Connecting or waiting for
connection
Connected
Solid blue
Play from Bluetooth device
Note
•• If there is an incoming call on the connected mobile
phone, music play pauses.
After successful Bluetooth connection, play
audio on the Bluetooth device.
»» Audio streams from your Bluetooth
device to the speaker.
Control your phone call
After Bluetooth connection, you can control an
incoming call with this speaker.
Button
Function
Press to answer an incoming call.
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Button
Function
Press and hold to reject an
incoming call.
During a call, press to end the
current call.
During a call, press and hold to
transfer the call to your mobile
device.
Note
5 Other features
Listen to an external device
With this speaker, you can also listen to an
external audio device such as an MP3 player.
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•• You can talk through the microphone of the speaker.
•• Music play pauses when there is an incoming call, and
resumes when your phone call ends.
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Connect an audio input cable with a 3.5
mm connector on both ends to
• the AUDIO IN socket on this speaker,
and
• the headphone socket on the external
device.
Slide the source selector to AUDIO IN.
»» The LED indicator lights up in red.
Play audio on the external device (refer to
its user manual).
Adjust volume
Rotate the volume knob to increase or
decrease the volume.
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6Product
information
•• Product information is subject to change without prior
notice.
Specifications
Amplifier
MAX 2 X 6 W RMS
> 62 dBA
600 mV
Range
V3.0
HFP v1.6, A2DP v2.1,
AVRCP v1.0
10 m (Free space)
Dimensions - Main
Unit (W x H x D)
Weight - Main Unit
General
No sound
•• Adjust volume on the speaker or the
Bluetooth-connected device.
•• Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
within the effective operational range.
No response from the speaker
•• Restart the speaker.
General information
Power Supply (through
USB socket)
Built-in Battery
To keep the warranty valid, never try to repair
the system yourself.
If you encounter problems when using this
device, check the following points before
requesting service. If the problem remains
unsolved, go to the Philips Web page (www.
philips.com/support). When you contact Philips,
make sure that the device is nearby and the
model number and serial number are available.
No power
• Recharge your speaker.
Bluetooth
Bluetooth version
Supported profiles
Warning
•• Never remove the casing of this device.
Note
Rated Output Power
Signal to Noise Ratio
AUX Input
7Troubleshooting
5V
1A
Li-polymer battery
(3.7 V, 2200 mAh)
201 x 101 x 35 mm
0.5 kg
About Bluetooth device
The audio quality is poor after connection
with a Bluetooth-enabled device.
•• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move the
device closer to this product or remove
any obstacle between them.
Cannot connect with the device.
•• The Bluetooth function of the device is not
enabled. Refer to the user manual of the
device for how to enable the function.
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This product is already connected with
another Bluetooth-enabled device.
Disconnect that device and then try again.
The paired device connects and disconnects
constantly.
•• The Bluetooth reception is poor. Move the
device closer to this product or remove
any obstacle between them.
•• For some devices, Bluetooth connection
may be deactivated automatically as a
power-saving feature. This does not indicate
any malfunction of this product.
8Notice
Any changes or modifications made to this
device that are not expressly approved by
WOOX Innovations may void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Compliance
1177
Hereby, WOOX Innovations declares that this
product is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions
of Directive 1999/5/EC. You can find the
Declaration of Conformity on www.philips.com/
support.
Care of the environment
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is
attached to a product it means that the product
is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/
EC.
Please inform yourself about the local separate
collection system for electrical and electronic
products.
Please act according to your local rules and
do not dispose of your old products with your
normal household waste. Correct disposal of
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your old product helps to prevent potential
negative consequences for the environment and
human health.
Your product contains batteries covered by
the European Directive 2006/66/EC, which
cannot be disposed with normal household
waste.Please inform yourself about the local
rules on separate collection of batteries
because correct disposal helps to prevent
negative consequences for the environmental
and human health.
Caution
•• Removal of the built-in battery invalidates the warranty
and may destroy the product.
Always bring your product to a professional to
remove the built-in battery.
Environmental information
All unnecessary packaging has been omitted.
We have tried to make the packaging easy to
separate into three materials: cardboard (box),
polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene
(bags, protective foam sheet.)
Your system consists of materials which can
be recycled and reused if disassembled by
a specialized company. Please observe the
local regulations regarding the disposal of
packaging materials, exhausted batteries and old
equipment.
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Trademark notice
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are
registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth
SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by WOOX
Innovations is under license.
The N Mark is a trademark or registered
trademark of NFC Forum, Inc. in the United
States and in other countries.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
2014 © WOOX Innovations Limited. All rights reserved.
Philips and the Philips’ Shield Emblem are registered
trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V. and are used by WOOX
Innovations Limited under license from Koninklijke Philips N.V.
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