Stereo Bluetooth In-Car FM Transmitter
®
Owner’s Manual
Model BTC008
Thank you for choosing the Alva FM transmitter Model
BTC008. Please read this user’s manual carefully before use.
Features
• Play Smartphone or MP3 music through your car stereo
• Answer smartphone calls, redial, or mute
• Built-in mic for hands free communication
• Integral USB jack charges other devices
• Auto-scan finds best FM frequency
• Automatically pairs with last Bluetooth® device
Includes
• Stereo Bluetooth transmitter (V2.1)
• Gooseneck DC charger
• Line-in cable
• User’s manual
• Warranty card
Note:
Even though the paired device and this transmitter support the
same Bluetooth profiles, functions may vary due to specification
differences of the paired devices.
* Disclaimer
To pair a device to this transmitter the device must support the listed
Bluetooth profiles. For MP3 connectivity the device must support
the A2DP profile or via a stereo Bluetooth transmitter/dongle. Some
features may not be supported by all devices. Contact the device
manufacturer regarding feature compatibility.
Using the FM transmitter
Overview - Components
1
Adjust frequency, adjust volume and auto search
2
End call and reject call
3
4
5
Microphone
Enter pairing mode, redial last number and answer call
USB socket—Power and charge other devices
6
Pause/play
7
Previous song
8
Next song
9
Display screen—Display frequency and volume
10
Line In—3.5mm audio input
11
Line Out—3.5mm audio output
12
Connecting slot
13
Spring button
14
Connecting thimble
15
Cigarette lighter plug
16
Power LED indicator
17
Power switch
18
Flexible neck
19
Connecting buckle
Installation
• Connect cigarette lighter plug with main body:
Press down the spring button as shown below and connect the
connecting buckle to the main body’s connection slot. After the
releasing the button both parts are properly connected.
Plug in the cigarette lighter plug into the car cigarette socket.
Note:
• The output voltage of the car cigarette socket provided power
for BTC008 must be DC 12V and must not exceed DC 13.5 V.
• The product is not compliant with cigarette sockets whose output
voltage is DC 24V.
• To charge other devices using the USB socket, the cigarette
lighter socket must to provide at least 400mA
1- Turning on/off BTC008
FUNCTION
STATUS OF BTC008
Turn on BTC008
Light press
Power LED indicator is on
Turn on BTC008
Light press
Power LED indicator is off
OPERATION
Note:
Every time BTC008 is turned on,it will automatically connect to the
last connected Bluetooth device. If you want it to enter pairing
mode, you have to press and hold the
button for about 2
seconds (red and blue LEDs flashing alternately).
2. Setting the frequency
Before using BTC008, you have to set its frequency to be the same as
the car’s FM radio’s.
• Adjust the frequency of your car’s FM radio to a frequency that is
• not occupied by a broadcasting radio station.
• Rotate MFB button of BTC008 to adjust its frequency to be the
same as the cars FM stereo.
Use Auto-scan to find the best unused frequency
3. Pairing BTC008 with Bluetooth devices
• How to enter pairing mode
FUNCTION
ENTER
Pairing
Mode
STATUS OF BTC008
OPERATION
Press and hold
Blue LED of the
button flashes slowly button for
about 2 seconds
after powering on
for 5 seconds
Standby mode and
not connected to a
Bluetooth device
Press and hold
button for
about 2 seconds
Not connected to a
Bluetooth device
Enter pairing
mode
automatically
LED
INDICATOR
Red and blue
LEDs flashes
alternately
Pairing with a Bluetooth cell phone
Please make sure your cell phone is Bluetooth-enabled. Specific
pairing steps may vary with different cell phones. Please refer to
your cell phone’s user manual for further information. The general
pairing steps are as follows:
a) Keep BTC008 and your Bluetooth cell phone within 3 feet when
pairing;
b) Enter the BTC008 pairing mode (red and blue LEDs flashing
alternately);
c) Switch on the cell phone’s Bluetooth function and search for
Bluetooth devices. After the search is completed, select “BTC008”
from the Bluetooth device list;
d) If requested enter password or PIN No:”0000”, and press ”Yes” or
“confirm”;
e) After successful pairing select “BTC008” from the Bluetooth
device list and press “connect”. After successful connecting, red
LED of
button will turn on. If your Bluetooth cell phone
supports A2DP, blue LED of
button will turn on as well.
Pairing with a Bluetooth stereo transmitter
How to pair your Bluetooth transmitter depends on the Bluetooth
transmitter itself, please refer to the transmitter user manual for
further information. The general pairing steps are as follows:
a) Keep BTC008 and Bluetooth transmitter within 3 feet when
pairing;
b) Enter BTC008 pairing mode (red and blue LEDs flashing alternately);
c) Turn on your Bluetooth transmitter and enter its pairing mode;
d) The Bluetooth transmitter will search for and connect to BTC008
automatically. After connecting successfully, the blue LED of
button will turn on.
Note:
• Every time you turn on BTC008, it will connect to the last
connected Bluetooth device automatically. If you want to enter
its pairing mode, you have to press and hold the
button for
about 2 seconds (red and blue LEDs flashing alternately).
• Pairing mode will last 3 minutes. BTC008 will exit pairing mode
automatically if it cannot connect to any device after 3 minutes. If
you want to continue pairing BTC008 with Bluetooth devices,
please switch off BTC008 first and then re-pair according to the
steps mentioned above.
• If the red or blue LED is on, BTC008 is already connected to a
device and cannot connect to other devices. If you want to
connect BTC008 to another device, please switch off the
Bluetooth function of the device currently paired with BTC008
and restart BTC008 to pair with a new Bluetooth device.
4. Music playback
Connecting with a Bluetooth A2DP cell phone or a Bluetooth
transmitter.
a) Set BTC008 and your car FM radio to the same frequency;
b) Make sure your cell phone or Bluetooth transmitter has already
established an A2DP connection with BTC008 (Blue LED of
button is on);
c) Play music on your Bluetooth device. It will be transferred to the
cars FM stereo.
d) Adjust the volume: Short press
button of BTC008 to enter
volume adjustment mode and rotate
button to adjust
volume.
e) Pause/play: Light press
button of BTC008 to pause music,
press once more to play music again.
f) Previous/next song: Light press
button of BTC008 to play
previous song, light press
button of BTC008 to play next song.
Using the 3.5mm audio input
a) Connect your mp3 player using a 3.5mm to 3.5mm audio cable.
One end inserts into the Line in socket of BTC008 and the other
end inserts into your music player’s headphone output.
a) Play music on your music player. It will be transferred to your car’s
FM stereo.
Note:
• When the music is transmitted to a car FM radio using the Line-in
socket, you cannot adjust volume, pause/play, play previous /next
song on BTC008
• When a Bluetooth device and a wired device are connected at
the same time, BTC008 will switch to the last connected device for
playback.
• If you plug in a music player to the line-in jack of BTC008 while
playing back music from a Bluetooth device for example, the
music from the wired device will be played back.
5. Making calls with BTC008
When your cell phone and the BTC008 are paired with an HFP
connection, you can make calls and remotely control calls with the
BTC008.
1) Set BTC008 and your car FM radio to the same frequency;
2) Pair your cell phone with BTC008. After successfully establishing
an HFP connection (red LED of
button is on) you can make
calls with BTC008.
3) Redial last number: Press and hold
button for 3 seconds
4) Cancel calling: When calling, short press
button to cancel
calling.
5) Answer call: When ringing, short press
button to answer call.
6) Reject call: When ringing, press and hold
button for about 2
seconds.
7) End call: When in a conversation, short press
button to end
call.
6. Operation of the BTC008
FUNCTION
STATUS OF BTC008
OPERATION
BASIC FUNCTION
Enter pairing mode
Adjust frequency
Auto search
Adjust volume
Just turned on
Press and hold
button
for about 2 seconds
(red and blue LEDs
flash alternately)
Turned on
Rotate MFB button twice
right, the frequency will
increase 0.1MHZ;
Rotate MFB button twice
left, the frequency will
reduce 0.1MHZ
Turned on
Long press MFB for 3
seconds, the unused
frequency found will be
displayed
Conversation/Music
playback
Light press MFB button to
enter volume adjustment
mode.
Rotate MFB button right to
increase volume, left to
reduce volume
Making a call with the FM Transmitter
FUNCTION
STATUS OF BTC008
OPERATION
MAKING CALLS
Redial last number
Standby mode
Press and hold
for 3 seconds
Cancel calling
Calling
Short press
Answer call
Ringing
Short press
Reject call
Ringing
Press and hold
for 2 seconds
End call
Conversation mode
Short press
FUNCTION
STATUS OF BTC008
OPERATION
MUSIC PLAYBACK
Pause/Play
Playing Music
Light press
Previous song
Playing Music
Light Press
Next song
Playing Music
Light Press
7. Line-out
If your car stereo system has a stereo line in socket, you can also
transmit stereo music to it using an audio cable. The input socket at
your car stereo is called “AUX” or “Auxiliary”.
You have to use a 3.5mm to 3.5mm audio cable. One end inserts into
the Line out socket of BTC008 and the other end inserts into the
stereo line in socket of the car stereo system.
8.LED indicator
LED Indicator
Blue LED of
flashes slowly
STATUS OF BTC008
button
Searching last connected device
Red and blue LEDs flash
alternately
Pairing mode
Red LED of
on
button is
HFP successfully connected
Blue LED of
on
button is
A2DP successfully connected
Blue LEDs of
buttons are on
Turned on
Blue LEDs of
buttons flash
Adjusting volume mode
Note:
The Blue LEDs of the
buttons are always lit when
BTC008 is turned on. When the volume is being adjusted, the blue
LEDs of the
buttons flash
Care and maintenance
• Do not expose the transmitter to liquid, moisture or humidity.
• Do not use abrasive cleaning solvents to clean the transmitter.
• Do not expose the transmitter to extremely high or low temperatures.
• Do not dispose of the transmitter in a fire.
• Do not drop or exert excessive force on the transmitter as you
may damage the internal circuit.
• Do not attempt to disassemble the transmitter as it will void the
warranty.
Specifications
Bluetooth version
Bluetooth V2.1
Bluetooth profiles
HSP, HFP, A2DP and AVRCP
Bluetooth frequency range
2.4GHz-2.4835GHz
FM frequency range
88.1-107.9MHz
Bluetooth range
10M
FM range
5M
Power supply
DC 12V
400mA
USB output
DC 5.0V
600mA
Dimensions
84×46×32mm
Weight
Main body: 42.9g
Cigarette lighter socket: 75.5g
FCC Part 15
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.
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 the receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Warning
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.
Canada ICES-003 statement
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
European Union Directives Conformance Statement
Alva Corp declares that this product is in compliance with:
• The key requirements and relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC
• All other key EU Directives
LIMITED WARRANTY
Alva Corp (“Alva”) warrants that (a) its Stereo Bluetooth In-care FM
transmitter (Model BTC008) will perform substantially in accordance
with the accompanying written materials for a period of 6 months
from the date of receipt and (b) that Model BTC008 (product) will be
free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use
and service for a period of 6 months. In the event applicable law
imposes any implied warranties, the implied warranty period is
limited to (180) days from the date of receipt. Some jurisdictions do
not allow such limitations on duration of an implied warranty, so the
above limitation may not apply. Alva Corp and its suppliers’ entire
liability and Customer’s exclusive remedy shall be, at Alva Corp’s
option, either (a) repair, or (b) replacement of the product that does
not meet this Limited Warranty and which is returned to the Alva
Corp with a copy of Customer’s receipt. This Limited Warranty is void
if failure of the product has resulted from accident, abuse, disassembly, or misapplication. Any replacement product will be warranted for
the remainder of the original warranty period or thirty (30) days,
whichever is longer. This warranty is valid only to the original
purchaser of the product in the United States.
TO OBTAIN TECHNICAL SUPPORT OR RETURN INFORMATION
Contact our support team at 1(888) 992-4639
Or email us at support@azeca.com
TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE
If you purchased the product from a retailer or web retailer and you
are returning the product within their return policy period, return
the product with original receipt to the retailer or web retailer.
If you are outside the retailers return policy, contact the Alva support
center to receive a Return Authorization number and return address.
Returned packages will not be accepted without a Return Authorization number.
THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER:
Normal wear and tear, damage from accidents, negligence, misuse,
abuse, acts of God, commercial use, modifications, attempts to repair,
connection to an incorrect voltage supply, or cosmetic damage. This
warranty also does not cover product sold refurbished or with all
faults.
WARRANTY LIMITATIONS
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALVA
CORP AND ITS SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH REGARD TO THE PRODUCT AND ANY RELATED
WRITTEN MATERIALS. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES CUSTOMER
SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS. CUSTOMER MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS
DEPENDING ON THE JURISDICTION.
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO
EVENT SHALL ALVA CORP OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY
DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INDIRECT DAMAGES FOR
PERSONAL INJURY, LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY
LOSS) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS
PRODUCT, EVEN IF ALVA CORP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN ANY CASE, ALVA CORP AND ITS SUPPLIERS’ ENTIRE LIABILITY UNDER ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT
SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY YOU FOR
THE PRODUCT. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE
EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO
YOU.
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