Model No./型号: MF8125
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Congratulations on purchasing the ZiiSound DSx Wireless
Subwoofer, a perfect complement to the ZiiSound series of
wireless speaker systems featuring SLAM (Symmetrically
Loaded Acoustic Module) Technology. Experience a whole
new definition of freedom in placement for that perfect
acoustic projection with our wireless systems.
Additional ZiiSound D5x, D3x or DSx shown here and throughout the user manual are
for illustration purposes only. Sold separately. Not included.
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EN
For detailed product information, instructions or
to find out more about our speakers, visit
www.creative.com/speakers
Safety Instruction
Please read the following before using the Creative Products:
• Use a mains plug that is appropriate for your country or region.
• To be completely disconnected from the power input, the mains plug has to be disconnected
/detached from the mains.
• Disconnect the mains plug when the device is expected to be unused for several days.
Additional guidelines for wireless devices
• The short wave radio frequency signals of a wireless device may impair the operation of other
electronic and medical devices
• Switch off the device where it is prohibited. Do not use the device in medical facilities, aircraft,
refueling points, close to automatic doors, automatic fire alarms or other automatically
controlled devices
• Keep this device at least 20 cm from pacemakers and other medical devices. Radio waves may
impair the operation of pacemakers and other medical devices
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Technical Specifications
• Input Rating: 100-240V~ 50/60Hz 300mA
• Operating Frequency : 5725 – 5850 MHz
• Supported Speaker models : ZiiSound D5x , ZiiSound D3x
• Operating Range: Up to 30 meters (Measured in open space. Walls and structures may affect
range of device.)
• Device Operating Temperature : 0ºC to 50ºC
Note: Compliance markings are located at the back of this product.
Compatibility Disclaimer
• Every electronic device is subjected to radio frequency (RF) interference from external sources.
These include the connection between linked ZiiSound D5x, D3x and wireless subwoofer.
• Creative will not be liable for any loss of data or leakage resulting from the use of these devices.
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1 Product Overview / Connectivity Diagram
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ZiiSound DSx LED Status Indicator
LED lights up to indicate active wireless link status
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SLAMTM Master driver
Do not poke objects into these areas
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SLAMTM Pressure drivers
Do not poke objects into these areas
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LINK Button
For various actions to LINK and connect to ZiiSoundD5x or D3x
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Bass Level Control
To Increase or decrease the bass level
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AC IN
Attach supplied AC cord into AC IN, then into mains
LED Status
Subwoofer Status
OFF
Standby
(Mains Powered ON, not connected to any speaker)
LINK discoverable mode
Rapid blinking LED
LED blinks twice and goes off
Restored to Factory default setting
LED stays ON
Linked to speaker
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2 To Power ON the ZiiSound DSx
Plug in the AC cord into the AC IN and switch on the mains. The ZiiSound DSx is powered ON and in
standby mode.
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3 To link up with the ZiiSound D5x or D3x
To link to the ZiiSound D5x or D3x master speaker unit, the ZiiSound DSx needs to be in LINK
Discoverable mode for the master speaker unit to establish a link to ZiiSound DSx. To activate LINK
discoverable mode, follow the instructions below.
Link discoverable mode
Rapid blinking LED
A With the Subwoofer mains powered ON, Press and hold the Link button for 4 seconds and release
when the LED blinks once. The Subwoofer is now ready to recieve connection from a master
speaker unit.
Link established with Master Speaker
LED lit steady
B When the Wireless Subwoofer is successfully linked up, the Led Status indicator will be lit steady.
Note: At any one time, the ZiiSound DSx can only remember one device in its memory bank.
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4 To de-link the ZiiSound DSx from any master speaker unit
To de-link the ZiiSound DSx from any master speaker unit for linking to another master speaker unit,
perform the following instructions below.
Return to Factory default
Two Led Flashes and Led stops blinking
A With the Subwoofer is powered ON, press and hold the Link button for 10 Seconds until 2
flashes of LED is seen and the LED stops blinking. Subwoofer is cleared of memory and in
standby mode.
LINK discoverable mode
Rapid blinking LED
B Press and hold the Link button for 4 seconds and release when the LED blinks once. The Subwoofer is now ready to recieve connection from a master speaker unit.
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5 Return to factory default setting / Clear Link system
Follow these steps to return to factory setting to clear link system memory when a change in
speaker configuration is required (For example, linking additional D5x or DSx)
Action
LED
Status
Press and hold the LINK button for 10
seconds when the subwoofer is powered ON
Two Led Flashes and Led
stops blinking
Wireless subwoofer is
cleared of link system
memory and in standby
mode. Ready for next
user action
6 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Perform the following trouble-shooting steps before sending it for servicing.
For more information, please refer to support.creative.com
The ZiiSound DSx cannot be Powered ON. What should I do?
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Make sure that the power cords are firmly connected to the unit and that the power outlet is
turned on.
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Press the LINK Button at the rear of the Subwoofer. The LED status indicator should blink.
This indicates that the Subwoofer is powered ON and in standby.
There’s no wireless link between the ZiiSound DSx and ZiiSound D5x or D3x. What should I do?
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Check to see if there is a broken link in the ecosystem. A broken link in the ecosystem will
stop the link from functioning until the link is restored.
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Perform Steps 3. To link up with the ZiiSound D5x or D3x to put the wireless Subwoofer
into LINK Discoverable mode and refer to the ZiiSound D5x or D3x user manual for further
linking instructions. Upon successful link, the LED status indicator on the DSx will be lit up
steady.
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I am having difficulty in linking up the ZiiSound DSx with the ZiiSound D5x or D3x.
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Ensure that you have the master speaker defined
Make sure that your Master speaker LINK discoverable mode is enabled
Position them within 1 meter or closer to each other if you experience linking difficulties
Ensure that both, your ZiiSound DSx and your ZiiSound D5x or D3x are not connected to any
other devices
• Should the problem persist, return the ZiiSound DSx, D5x or D3x to factory default setting by
referring to section 5, Reset to factory setting
What’s the optimal operating distance between ZiiSound D5x or D3x with the ZiiSound DSx?
• The optimal operating distance is within 30 meters. They work best when there are no
obstructions (e.g. walls, large metal structures or other electronic devices). If they are too
far apart, you may hear some cracking sounds
My ZiiSound DSx does not go into power standby mode.
• The ZiiSound DSx can only go into standby mode when the master speaker unit is in standby
mode or when it is not linked with any master speaker unit. Control of the ZiiSound DSx is
given to the master speaker when both units are linked up.
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Regulatory Information
The following sections contain notices for various countries:
CAUTION: This product is intended for use with FCC/CE
certified computer equipment. Please check the equipment
operating/installation manual and/or with the equipment
manufacturer to verify/confirm if your equipment is
suitable prior to the installation or use of the product.
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Interference
Statement
Notice for USA
FCC Part 15: 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.
California Proposition 65 Statement
WARNING: Handling this product may expose you to
chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer
and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Wash hands after handling.
Explanatory Note: California Safe Drinking Water and
Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) requires
special product labeling for products containing certain
chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer,
birth defects or other reproductive harm. Creative has
chosen to provide a warning based on its knowledge about
the presence of one or more listed chemicals without
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1.This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2.This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
CAUTION: To comply with the limits of the Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules, this device
must be installed with computer equipment certified to
comply with Class B limits.
All cables used to connect to the computer and peripherals
must be shielded and grounded. Operation with noncertified computers or non-shielded cables may result in
interference to radio or television reception.
MODIFICATION: Any changes or modifications not expressly
approved by the grantee of this device could void the user’s
authority to operate the device.
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Radiation
Exposure Statement
(For Speaker MF8125)
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits
set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment
should be installed and operated with minimum distance
20cm between the radiator & your body. This transmitter
must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any
other antenna or transmitter.
*Note: (For BT-D5 Bluetooth Transmitter MZ0450)
Power is so low that no RF exposure calculation is needed.
attempting to evaluate the level of exposure. With Creative’s
products, the exposure may be below the Proposition 65
level of concern, or could even be zero. However, out of an
abundance of caution, Creative has elected to place the
Proposition 65 warning on its products.
Déclaration de la Proposition 65 de la Californie
AVERTISSEMENT: La manipulation de ce produit peut vous
exposer à des produits chimiques qui sont reconnus par
l’État de la Californie comme pouvant provoquer le cancer,
des anomalies congénitales ou d’autres effets nuisibles à
la reproduction.
Veuillez vous laver les mains après l’avoir manipuler.
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Note explicative: La Proposition 65 (California Safe Drinking
Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986) de la Californie sur
les matières dangereuses et l’eau potable exige un étiquetage
spécial pour les produits contenant certains produits chimiques
qui sont reconnus par l’État de la Californie comme pouvant
provoquer le cancer, des anomalies congénitales ou d’autres
effets nuisibles à la reproduction. Creative a choisi d’inclure
une mise en garde s’appuyant sur sa connaissance de la
présence d’un ou de plusieurs de ces produits chimiques sans
essayer d’en évaluer le niveau d’exposition. Pour les produits
de Creative, le niveau d’exposition peut être inférieur au
niveau critique établi par la Proposition 65 ou même être nul.
Néanmoins, par souci extrême de prudence, Creative a choisi
de placer l’avertissement de la Proposition 65 sur ses produits.
Notice for Canada
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003
and RSS-210.
Cet appareil numérique de classe B est conforme aux
normes canadiennes NMB-003 et CNR-210.
This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt
RSS standard.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesirable operation.
Cet appareil est conforme avec Industrie Canada RSS
standard exempts de licence.
Son Fonctionnement est soumis aux deux conditions
suivantes :
(1) Le matériel ne peut étre source D’interférences et
(2) Doit accepter toutes les interférences reques, Y compris celles pouvant provoquer un fonctionnement indésirable.
CANADIAN CLASS B STATEMENT: This digital device does
not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from
digital apparatus as set out in the interference-causing
equipment standard entitled “Digital Apparatus,” ICES-003
of the Department of Communications.
Cet appareil numerique respecte les limites de bruits
radioelectriques applicables aux appareils numeriques de
Classe B prescrites dans la norme sur le materiel brouilleur:
“Appareils Numeriques,” NMB-003 edictee par le ministre
des Communications.
MODIFICATION: Any changes or modifications not expressly
approved by the grantee of this device could void the user’s
authority to operate the device.
Toute modification non approuvée explicitement par
le fournisseur de licence de l’appareil peut entraîner
l’annulation du droit de l’utilisateur à utiliser l’appareil.
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
Manufacturer / Importer’s Name :
Creative Labs, Inc.
Manufacturer / Importer’s Address :
1901 McCarthy Boulevard Milpitas,
CA. 95035 United States
Tel: (408) 428-6600
declares under its sole responsibility that the product
Trade Name : ZiiSound
Model Numbers : MF8125
has been tested accordingly to the FCC/CISPR22
requirement for class B devices and found compliant
with the following standards:
EMI/EMC: ANSI C63.4, FCC Part 15 Subpart B & C
Complies with Canadian ICES-003 Class B & RSS210 Standards
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesirable operation.
Ce matériel est conforme à la section 15 des régles
FCC. Son Fonctionnement est soumis aux deux
conditions suivantes:
1. Le matériel ne peut étre source D’interférences et
2. Doit accepter toutes les interférences reques, Y
compris celles pouvant provoquer un
fonctionnement indésirable.
Compliance Manager
Creative Labs, Inc.
June 1, 2011
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Notice for Taiwan
Notice for Singapore
Complies with
IDA Standards
DB00148
Notice for Australia/New Zealand
This product complies with the requirements of the ACMA
Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Compatibility) Standard 2008.
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© 2011 Creative Technology Ltd. All rights reserved. Creative, the Creative logo, SLAM™, Zii and ZiiSound are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are hereby recognized as such. All specifications
are subject to change without notice. Use of this product is subject to a limited warranty. Actual contents may differ
slightly from those pictured.
PN 02MF812500001 Rev B
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