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User manual
BT50
Contents
1Important
2
2 Your portable speaker
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Introduction3
What's in the box
3
Overview of the speaker
3
3 Get started
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4 Play from Bluetooth devices
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5 Play from external devices
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Charge the built-in battery
Turn on/off
Connect a device
Disconnect a device
Reconnect a device
6 Product information
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Amplifier
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Speaker8
Bluetooth8
General information
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7Troubleshooting
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General9
About Bluetooth device
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8Notice
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Compliance10
Care of the environment
10
Trademark notice
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1Important
Warning
•• Never remove the casing of this product.
•• Never lubricate any part of this product.
•• Never place this product on other electrical equipment.
•• Keep this product away from direct sunlight, naked
flames or heat.
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Read these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Do not install near any heat sources such
as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
produce heat.
Only use attachments/accessories specified
by the manufacturer.
Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when
the apparatus has been damaged in any
way, such as 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.
The battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the
like.
Apparatus shall not be exposed to
dripping or splashing.
Do not place any sources of danger on the
apparatus (e.g. liquid filled objects, lighted
candles).
Note
•• The type plate is located on the bottom of the
apparatus.
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2 Your portable
speaker
Overview of the speaker
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welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the
support that Philips offers, register your product
at www.philips.com/welcome.
Introduction
a b c
d e
With this speaker, you can enjoy audio from
Bluetooth-enabled devices or other external
devices.
What's in the box
Check and identify the contents of your
package:
• Speaker
• USB cable for charging
• Short user manual
• Safety & notice leaflet
a LED indicator
• Indicate battery or Bluetooth
connection status.
b Source selector (OFF/AUDIO IN/ )
• Select Bluetooth or AUDIO IN source.
• Turn the speaker off.
c PAIRING
• Enter Bluetooth pairing mode.
• Disconnect Bluetooth connection.
d DC IN
• Recharge the built-in battery.
e AUDIO IN
• Connect an external audio device.
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3 Get started
Always follow the instructions in this chapter in
sequence.
Charge the built-in battery
"OFF"
mode
"AUDIO
IN" mode
"Bluetooth"
mode
The speaker is powered by a built-in
rechargeable battery.
Note
•• Before use, fully charge the built-in battery.
•• The micro USB socket is for charging only.
•• It takes you approximately two hours to fully charge
the battery.
•• Rechargeable battery has a limited number of charge
cycles. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by
use and settings.
Under charging Fully charged
Flashing white
Off
Flashing white
Solid white
Flashing blue
or solid blue
(depending
on Bluetooth
connection
status)
Flashing blue
or solid blue
(depending
on Bluetooth
connection
status)
Turn on/off
•
To turn the speaker on, slide the source
selector to AUDIO IN or .
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To turn the speaker off, slide the source
selector to OFF.
Switch to standby mode
Connect the USB cable between
• the DC IN socket on the speaker, and
• a USB socket on a computer.
The LED indicator indicates the battery status.
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The speaker switches to standby mode
automatically in the following situations:
• In Bluetooth mode, the connection with
Bluetooth device is invalid for 15 minutes;
or
• In AUDIO IN mode, no audio input cable
is connected for 15 minutes.
4 Play from
Bluetooth
devices
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With this speaker, you can listen to audio from
Bluetooth-enabled devices.
Note
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Select [Philips BT50] displayed on your
device for pairing and connection. If
necessary, input “0000” as the pairing
password.
»» After successful pairing and connection,
the speaker beeps twice, and the LED
indicator turns solid blue.
• If you cannot find [Philips BT50] on
your device, press and hold PAIRING
for more than three seconds until you
hear triple beeps.
Play audio on the Bluetooth device.
•• The speaker can memorize a maximum of four paired
devices. The fifth paired device will replace the first one.
•• 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.
•• The operational range between this speaker and a
Bluetooth device is approximately 10 meters (30 feet).
•• Make sure that no audio input cable is connected to
the AUDIO IN socket.
Connect a device
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Slide the source selector to .
»» The LED indicator flashes blue.
Tip
•• You can use your Bluetooth device to control play.
LED indicator (blue)
Indicator
Bluetooth connection status
Fast flashing (2Hz) Pairing
Slow flashing (1Hz) Connecting
Solid blue
Connected
Disconnect a device
•
Press and hold PAIRING for more than
three seconds;
»» The speaker beeps for three times.
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Disable Bluetooth on your device; or
Move the device beyond the
communication range.
»» The speaker beeps twice, and the LED
indicator flashes blue.
Note
•• Before connecting another Bluetooth device, disconnect
the current device first.
2
On your Bluetooth device, enable
Bluetooth and search for Bluetooth devices
that can be paired (refer to the user
manual of the device).
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Reconnect a device
When you turn on the speaker, it will reconnect
the last connected device automatically; If not,
select [Philips BT50] on your Bluetooth device
to start connection.
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5 Play from
external devices
With this speaker, you can also listen to an
external audio device such as an MP3 player.
Note
•• Make sure that music playback through Bluetooth is
stopped.
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Connect an audio input cable (not
supplied) 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 turns white.
Play audio on the external device (refer to
its user manual).
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6Product
information
Note
•• Product information is subject to change without prior
notice.
Amplifier
Rated Output Power
Frequency Response
Signal to Noise Ratio
Audio-in Input
1.5W RMS
100 -16000 Hz,
±3dB
> 70 dBA
300 mV RMS
Speaker
Speaker Impedance
Speaker Driver
Sensitivity
4 ohm
4cm full range
>82dB/m/W±
3dB/m/W
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth profile
Bluetooth Frequency
Brand
Bluetooth Range
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V2.1 + EDR
A2DP
2.4GHz ~ 2.48GHz
10 m (Free space)
General information
Power Supply (through
micro USB socket)
Built-in Li-polymer
Battery
Dimensions - Main Unit
(W x H x D)
Weight - Main Unit
5 V, 0.5 A
3.7 V, 365 mAh
61 x 76 x 61 mm
0.1 kg
7Troubleshooting
Warning
•• Never remove the casing of this device.
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.
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.
•• 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.
General
No power
• Recharge your speaker.
No sound
•• Adjust volume on the connected device.
•• When you listen to audio through
Bluetooth, make sure that no audio input
cable is connected to the AUDIO IN
socket.
•• Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
within the effective operational range.
No response from the speaker
•• Recharge the speaker.
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.
Fail to find [Philips BT50] on your device for
pairing.
•• Press and hold PAIRING for more than
three seconds, and then try again.
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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
an official collection point or a Philips service
centre to have a professional remove the
rechargeable battery.
Inform yourself about the local separate
collection system for electrical and electronic
products and rechargeable batteries. Follow
local rules and never dispose of the product
and rechargeable batteries with normal
household waste. Correct disposal of old
products and rechargeable batteries helps
prevent negative consequences for the
environment and human health.
Caution
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.
•• 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.
Care of the environment
Disposal of your old product and battery
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
This symbol on a product means that the product
is covered by European Directive 2012/19/EU.
This symbol means that the product contains
a built-in rechargeable battery covered by
European Directive 2013/56/EU which cannot
be disposed of with normal household waste.
We strongly advise you to take your product to
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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.
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.
2015 © 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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