IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Read and keep these instructions for reference. Heed all warnings and follow all instructions. Do not use this product near water. Clean using only a slightly damp cloth. Do not use cleaners with harsh chemical agents or detergents. Do not block any of the ventilation openings. Install and use in accordance with the manufacturers instructions. Do not place product near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat. This product may be equipped with a polarized alternating-current line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety feature; if you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug. Protect the power cord from being damaged or pinched. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. Unplug product during lighting storms or when you are not going to use it for a long period of time. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Service is required when the product has been damaged in any way. This includes, but isn't limited to, a damaged power supply cord or plug, liquid spilt or an object dropped onto the product, exposure to rain or moisture, dropping the product or it not operating normally. WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to rain or moisture. CAUTION: Use of any controls, adjustments or procedures other than those specified within this manual, may result in hazardous radiation exposure. Caution Marking and rating plate are located at bottom of product. CAUTION - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. CAUTION - DANGER OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS INCORRECTLY REPLACED. REPLACE ONLY WITH THE SAME OR EQUIVALENT TYPE. CAUTION - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, DO NOT PLACE ANY HEATING OR COOKING APPARATUS BENEATH THIS UNIT. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (sevicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. The house with an arrowhead symbol is intended to alert the user to use the transformer in normal indoor temperatures, not extreme temperatures. SOUNDMASTER™ WIRELESS AM/FM SPEAKER OPERATION MANUAL Congratulations on your purchase of the SOUNDMASTER™ Wireless AM/FM Speaker from Excalibur Electronics, Inc. Place this speaker anywhere and listen to crystal-clear sound from your iPod®, MP3 or any other sound source—including your computer! Please read this manual thoroughly, especially noting safety and care instructions. This package contains, 1 Wireless Speaker, 1-2.4GHz Transmitter, 2 AC Power Adapter, 1 Remote Control, 7 Docking Adapters for iPod, 1 - 3.5mm Audio Cable, 1 Wall Mount and 1 User’s Manual. Special Care and Handling Limited 90-Day Warranty • Avoid rough handling such as bumping or dropping. • Avoid extreme temperatures. For best results, use between 39° F and 120° F (4° C and 38° C). • Clean using only a slightly damp cloth. Do not use cleaners with harsh chemical agents or detergents. • To avoid damaging the unit, never place it near radiators, in front of heating vents, in direct sunlight, or near water. EXCALIBUR ELECTRONICS, INC., warrants to the original consumer that its products are free from any electrical or mechanical defects for a period of 90 DAYS from the date of purchase. If any such defect is discovered within the warranty period, EXCALIBUR ELECTRONICS, INC., will repair or replace the unit free of charge upon receipt of the unit, shipped postage prepaid and insured to the factory address below. The warranty covers normal consumer use and does not cover damage that occurs in shipment or failure that results from alterations, accident, misuse, abuse, neglect, wear and tear, inadequate maintenance, commercial use, or unreasonable use of the unit. Removal of the top panel voids all warranties. This warranty does not cover cost of repairs made or attempted outside of the factory. Any applicable implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness, are hereby limited to 90 DAYS from the date of purchase. Consequential or incidental damages resulting from a breach of any applicable express or implied warranties are hereby excluded. Some states do not allow limitations on the duration of implied warranties and do not allow exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations and exclusions in these instances may not apply. The only authorized service center in the United States is: FCC Compliance 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. NOTE: 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 l 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. Excalibur Electronics reserves the right to make technical changes without notice in the interest of progress. Ship the unit carefully packed, preferably in the original carton, and send it prepaid, and adequately insured. Include a letter detailing the complaint, along with your daytime telephone number, inside the shipping carton. If your warranty has expired and you want an estimated fee for service, write to the above address, specifying the model and the problem. Excalibur Electronics, Inc. 13755 SW 119th Avenue • Miami, FL 33186 Tel: 305.477.8080 • Fax: 305.477.9516 • www.ExcaliburElectronics.com PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR UNIT WITHOUT RECEIVING AN ESTIMATE FOR SERVICING. WE CANNOT STORE YOUR UNIT! SOUNDMASTER is a trademark of Excalibur Electronics, Inc. iPod is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Actual product may differ slightly from photograph. Specifications: Functions of the Buttons Setting Up The SOUNDMASTER Wireless AM/FM Speaker • Crystal-clear sound from 4 custom-designed neodymium Micro Drivers • Built-in docking station. Provides synchronization, data transfer and power recharging. Dock adapters included. • Secondary input jack connects to other audio products including laptop computers, older iPod devices and other MP3 players. • Power output: 8W. Speaker Front Standby: When the power supply is properly connected, the blue digital indicator will be illuminated and the time will show. Press STANDBY to turn the Speaker on. By default the AUX indicator will be illuminated. Installing Batteries Into The Transmitter 1. Open the battery cover located underneath the transmitter. 2. Insert 2 AAA batteries as shown in the diagram on the inside of the compartment. Modifications not approved by Excalibur Electronics voids warranty. For Your Safety: When disconnecting the DC power cord, pull the power plug only, do not pull the cord itself. Never handle the power plug with wet hands, as this may cause fire or electric shock. Warning • To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this unit to rain or moisture. • To prevent danger of electric shock do not open the product housing. • To prevent electric shock, make sure to fully insert the plug into the wall socket. • Do not attempt to repair the unit by yourself. Servicing should be done by qualified technicians only. Select: Press SELECT to cycle through modes in the following order: AUX, WIRELESS, AM Radio and FM Radio. The indicator light will display which mode you are in. Vol+/Vol-: Use these buttons to increase or decrease the volume. Speaker Back DC Input: Connect the 12V DC power supply into this port. AUX: Input Connection for an auxiliary analog stereo audio signal. FM Antenna: Extend this flexible attenna to receive FM radio signals. Note: AM radio does not require an antenna. iPod® not included. Excalibur Electronics, Inc. 13755 SW 119th Ave. Miami, FL 33186 U.S.A. Remote Control RX: Turns the Speaker on and off. TX: Turns the docking iPod in the Transmitter on and off. Channel: Selects 2.4GHz transmitting channels and search transmitter for equipment. Function: Same as select on the front of the speaker, this button cycles through the four modes (AUX, WIRELESS, AM and FM) Mute: Press to instantly mute the sound. Press to return to the previous song. Press to begin playing a song or press while playing to pause a song. Press to skip to the next song. Time Set: Press this button to set the time. The blue, digital display of the Speaker will fl ash. Select between Hour and Minute by pressing the button again. ALM Set: Press to set the alarm. The blue digital time display on the speaker will flash. Select between hour and minute using the UP and DOWN buttons. ALM On/Off: Controls alarms on/off function. When alarm is activated the ALARM ON indicator light will illuminate. Wake-To: This button selects 1 of 12 built-in alarm melodies. In Radio mode, press and hold these buttons for a few seconds to search through radio frequencies. In Time or Alarm mode, use to increase or decrease the hours and minutes. Vol+/Vol-: Use these buttons to increase or decrease the volume. ALM Clear: Press when you want to shut off the alarm. Playing An iPod Via 2.4g Transmitter 1. Make sure to properly supply power to the transmitter either via 2 AAA batteries or by connecting the 9V-15V DC power supply. 2. Properly connect the 12V power supply into the Speaker. 3. Select a proper docking adapter and properly connect your iPod to the transmitter. 4. Press the STANDBY button on the front of the Speaker to turn it on. Please make sure that Wireless mode is selected. 5. Press PLAY button on the iPod or Remote Control to begin playing. 6. Select the best channel by pressing the CHANNEL button until the Speaker receives the iPod signal from the transmitter. 7. Adjust the volume using the VOL+/VOL- buttons. Note: Use the TX button to turn off the power supply when transmitter is not in use to conserve battery life. Setting The Time 1. Press the TIME SET button on the Remote Control. The hour or minute will fl ash on the Speaker. 2. Press TIME SET to switch between hour and minute. Then use the and buttons to adjust the time. Model 138 WIRELESS AM/FM SPEAKER WITH DOCKING PORT FOR iPod® Setting The Alarm 1. Press the ALM SET button on the Remote Control. The hour or minute will flash on the Speaker. Press ALM SET button to switch between hour and minute 2. Use the and buttons to adjust the time. Playing Auxiliary Audio Sources 1. Connect one end of the 3.5mm audio cable to the audio output of the desired device (mp3, cd player, etc.), and connect the other end into the aux audio input port. 2. Press standby to turn on the speaker. Selecting Radio Functions Use the SELECT button on the front panel of the Speaker or the function button on the Remote Control to change to FM or AM radio mode. Use the and buttons to find your favorite radio station. Battery Information • The SOUNDMASTER™ Wireless AM/FM Speaker uses two AA batteries (not included). • Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc) or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries. • Do not mix old and new batteries. • Do not use rechargeable batteries. • Remove exhausted batteries from the unit to avoid battery leakage. • Do not short-circuit battery terminals. • Remove batteries and store them in a cool, dry place when not in use. • To avoid explosion or leakage, do not dispose of batteries in a fire or attempt to recharge alkaline or other non-rechargeable batteries.