STEP 2: Connecting to your Wi-Fi network STEP 3: Listening to music via Wi-Fi A Wi-Fi network enables you to easily enjoy music stored in wireless devices in your home. To listen to music via Wi-Fi, SongPal is recommended to be used for your smartphone or iPhone. Personal Audio System Other methods Other methods for listening to music via Wi-Fi The Help Guide explains how to play music in other ways. Operating Instructions Installing SongPal on your smartphone/iPhone Using a Wi-Fi network, you can play music from online music streaming services, or play the music stored on your computer or smartphone, in high quality sound. Also, you can enjoy the music in multiple rooms at the same time. If SongPal is already installed, skip this installing. See “Listening to music with the unit.” 1 Install SongPal on your smartphone/iPhone. Search for SongPal on Google Play (Play Store) or App Store. You can listen to the music stored on your Xperia by operating the Music app, or the music stored on your PC by using the free software, MediaGo. 2 Tap [SongPal] on your smartphone/iPhone to start the app, and then follow the onscreen instructions. Choose how to connect the unit to your Wi-Fi network from the followings; 3 When the screen on the right is displayed, tap [h.ear go (SRS-HG1)]. •• Connecting by SongPal Set up this unit from the smartphone/iPhone installed with SongPal. •• Connecting by Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) Set up this unit by pressing the WPS button on the wireless router. 4-589-723-91(1) ©2016 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia http://www.sony.net/ •• Connecting by PC SongPal Link You can also connect from your computer. For details, see Help Guide. You can listen to your favorite music with various styles by wireless speaker combinations. SRS-HG1 Enfold your rooms with music by a group of speakers simultaneously. Connecting by SongPal Help Guide (web document for a PC/smartphone) Explains details about the unit; network and BLUETOOTH® connection method with various devices, HighResolution Audio playback method, etc. Required items: Android smartphone or iPhone/iPod touch, the wireless router Enjoy even greater surround sound with additional Sony’s Sound BAR (not included).* Use an Android smartphone or iPhone in which SongPal is installed to configure Wi-Fi settings of the unit. * Please refer to the following URL for the compatible Sony’s Sound BAR or AV Receiver. Install SongPal onto your smartphone or iPhone. Follow the application’s onscreen instructions to connect the unit to a Wi-Fi network. http://sony.net/nasite/ Listening to music with the unit Required item: Android smartphone or iPhone/iPod touch Search for SongPal on Google Play™ (Play Store) or App Store. 1 http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/srs-hg1/h_zz/ •• Connect your smartphone or iPhone to this unit via BLUETOOTH. Before the connection, set the BLUETOOTH feature on your smartphone or iPhone. •• Some wireless routers have multiple SSIDs. Connect the unit and your smartphone or iPhone to the same SSID. The Help Guide explains: •• Wi-Fi network connection details •• How to link with the SongPal app •• Network connections and playback methods for each computer OS •• BLUETOOTH connections and playback methods for various devices •• How to play High-Resolution Audio files •• Software updates •• How to connect the second and subsequent devices via Wi-Fi, etc. Tap your smartphone/iPhone to play music in your smartphone/iPhone by operating SongPal. Go to STEP 3 for playing music 2 After selecting music, start playback and adjust the volume. Connecting by Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) STEP 1: Charging the battery •• Without charging the battery, this unit cannot be turned on. •• If the battery power is low, the unit cannot be turned on immediately, even when connected to the supplied USB AC adaptor. Use this unit after charging the battery for at least one hour. •• If the unit is not charged for 30 hours after the unit is turned off, it will switch to power saving mode. In this case, it will take 15 to 30 seconds for the unit to turn on, and starting the unit by NFC will not connect the unit to BLUETOOTH. Touch the device to the N-Mark of the unit again. SRS-X99 SRS-X99 Wireless Stereo and Wireless Surround can be used after you update the software of the unit. For information about updating, refer to the Help Guide. For more details about the following connections, playback methods, and other information, refer to the Help Guide. BLUETOOTH To play back music by Google Cast Required item: Wireless router with the Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) button 1 Pair two speakers together to create wider, stereo sound. You can listen to music from BLUETOOTH device over a wireless connection. Before using the BLUETOOTH function, perform pairing to register your BLUETOOTH device. 1. Set up Google Cast. If an application that corresponds with Google Cast is already installed, go to step 2. Place the unit close to your wireless router, and then press the (power) button to turn on the unit. Before turning the unit on, connect the unit to the supplied USB AC adaptor. The (power) indicator starts flashing. Wait until the indicator stops flashing. It may take about 30 seconds. Flashing Lighting a Touch [Settings]. b Touch [Google Cast]. c Touch [Learn how to cast]. d Check how to use the service and which application corresponds with Google Cast, and then select an application to install it. 2. Start the installed application that corresponds with Google Cast. 3. Touch the Cast icon, and then select [h.ear go (SRS-HG1)]. 2 Press and hold the UPDATE/WPS button of the unit until it beeps (about two seconds). While the UPDATE/WPS indicator is flashing, its button does not work for the WPS. Connected components 4. Start playback on the application, and adjust the volume. You can listen to music from your computer, or smartphone by connecting to the USB port on this unit. Or, you can listen to music from your portable music player by connecting to the AUDIO IN jack on this unit. USB 3 Within 90 seconds, press the Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) button of the router. To charge the battery, connect the unit to an AC outlet by using the supplied USB AC adaptor and micro USB cable. Depending on your country or area, the USB AC adaptor and connection may differ from the illustration above. For details, refer to Help Guide. AUDIO IN Flashing Lighting Go to STEP 2 for the wireless connection Depending on the wireless router, press and hold the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button for a few seconds. For details, refer to the operating instructions of your router. When the LINK indicator lights up in orange, the Wi-Fi network connection is complete. Go to STEP 3 for playing music Parts and controls c) Do not disassemble, open, microwave, incinerate, paint or insert foreign objects into the power bank. d) Do not subject the power bank to mechanical shock such as crushing, bending, puncturing or shredding. Avoid dropping or placing heavy object on the power bank. e) Do not short-circuit the power bank or store it in a receptacle where it may be short-circuited by other metallic or conductive objects. f) Do not operate the power bank if it has been wet or otherwise damaged, to prevent against electric shock, explosion and/or injury. Contact the dealer or authorized agent. g) Power bank usage by children should be supervised. h) Please read the operating instructions (including charging instructions and information on the minimum and maximum operating temperatures), supplied with this power bank. Troubleshooting If a problem occurs while operating the unit, check the following to resolve the problem before consulting your nearest Sony dealer. •• Check in Help Guide. http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/srs-hg1/h_zz/ LINK indicator NETWORK indicator BLUETOOTH indicator USB indicator AUDIO IN indicator (call) button*3 EXTRA BASS button/indicator VOLUME – button VOLUME + button*3 CHARGE indicator (power)/ PAIRING button/indicator N-Mark UPDATE button/indicator, WPS button SET UP button*1 STEREO PAIR button*1 L indicator*1 R indicator*1 AUDIO IN jack USB port DC IN 5V jack*2 RESET button Grille detachment lever FUNCTION button Microphone *1 This will be available after updating the software on this unit. For details, see Help Guide. *2 To charge this unit, connect the USB AC adaptor to this jack. *3 •• Check information about the problem on the customer support website. http://www.sony.eu/support •• Connect the unit to an AC outlet (mains) via the USB AC adaptor to charge the battery. You may be able to resolve some issues by charging the battery. •• Push the RESET button on the rear of the unit with a pointed object, such as a pin. When pushing the RESET button without the USB AC adaptor, the unit is turned on by pressing and holding the (power) button or connecting it to the USB AC adaptor. If the problem persists after doing all of the above, consult your nearest Sony dealer. Precautions (call) and VOLUME + buttons have a tactile dot. When the indicator is lit or flashing The color of the lit/flashing indicators indicates the condition of the any settings. For details, see Help Guide. To check the Wi-Fi signal strength (reception sensitivity) Press and hold the VOLUME – button and SET UP button. Depending on the signal strength, indicators to will be lit. The number of lighting indicators is relative to the signal strength. If the signal is weak, no indicators will be lit. For details, see the Help Guide. Note when using with a mobile phone •• For details on operation of your mobile phone when receiving a telephone call while transmitting the sound using the Bluetooth connection, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the mobile phone. On safety When the indicator is lit or flashing (power) indicator Before operating the unit, please read this guide thoroughly and retain it for future reference. Indicator status (color) Unit status Lights up (green) The unit is turned on. Lights up (orange) The unit is in the BLUETOOTH/ network standby mode. Lights up (red) The unit is in the standby mode. Lights off The unit is in the power saving mode. Flashes (green) • When you turn on the unit, the indicator flashes slowly in green, and then lights up. • When you press the VOLUME –/+ buttons, the indicator flashes once or three times according to the volume adjustment. Flashes (red) A software update is failed, or the unit is in the protect mode. LINK indicator Indicator status (color) Unit status Lights up (orange) The unit is connected to a Wi-Fi network. Flashes (orange) The unit is in the process of connecting to a Wi-Fi network. Flashes (red) The network connection failed. Lights up (red) The network connection failed, or connection failed even though the network setting is complete. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this apparatus to rain or moisture. To reduce the risk of fire, do not cover the ventilation opening of the appliance with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc. Do not expose the appliance to naked flame sources (for example, lighted candles). Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. Do not expose batteries or apparatus with battery installed to an excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like. Indicator status (color) Unit status The unit is in the NETWORK mode. The color of the lit/flashing indicator changes depending on the connected music service. For details, see the Help Guide. UPDATE indicator Indicator status (color) Unit status Lights up (orange) The unit detects the latest software while connected to the Internet. Flashes (orange) The unit is updating the software. During the update, you cannot operate the unit. Where purchased Operating voltage All countries/regions 100 V – 240 V AC, 50 Hz/60 Hz As the main plug of USB AC adaptor is used to disconnect the USB AC adaptor from the mains, connect it to an easily accessible AC outlet. Should you notice an abnormality in it, disconnect it from the AC outlet immediately. Please note that water doesn’t splash, this product is not waterproof specification. The validity of the CE marking is restricted to only those countries where it is legally enforced, mainly in the countries EEA (European Economic Area). It should be installed and operated with at least 20 cm and more between the radiator and person’s body (excluding extremities: hands, wrists, feet and ankles). Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) •• When connecting or disconnecting the USB AC adaptor, turn off the unit beforehand. Otherwise, it may cause malfunction. •• Use only the supplied AC power cord (mains lead), USB AC adaptor, and micro-USB cable. To avoid damaging the unit, do not use any other USB AC adaptor. Polarity of the plug •• Plug the AC power cord (mains lead) connected with the USB AC adaptor into a nearby AC outlet (mains). In the case of a problem, unplug it from the AC outlet (mains) immediately. •• Do not install the USB AC adaptor in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. The MAC address of Wi-Fi network is located on the bottom exterior of this unit. •• Before operating the unit, be sure that the operating voltage of the unit is identical with that of your local power supply. On placement •• Do not set the unit in an inclined position. •• Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, moisture, rain or mechanical shock. On operation •• Do not insert any small objects, etc., into the jacks or ventilation hole on the rear of the unit. The unit may short out or malfunction. On cleaning •• Do not use alcohol, benzine, or thinner to clean the cabinet. a) The power bank will generate heat when charging. Always charge in a well ventilated area. Do not charge under pillows, blankets or on flammable surfaces. b) Keep the power bank away from heat sources, direct sunlight, combustible gas, humidity, water or other liquids. •• This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft Corporation. Use or distribution of such technology outside of this product is prohibited without a license from Microsoft or an authorized Microsoft subsidiary. •• iPhone and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. “Made for iPod” and “Made for iPhone” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod or iPhone, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this unit or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect wireless performance. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. •• “ ” is a mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance. •• Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Protected Access® and Wi-Fi Alliance® are registered marks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. •• Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™, WPA™, WPA2™ and Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ are marks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. •• MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson. •• The N-Mark is a trademark or registered trademark of NFC Forum, Inc. in the United States and in other countries. •• The BLUETOOTH® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. •• Google Play and Android are trademarks of Google Inc. •• Google Cast and the Google Cast Badge are trademarks of Google Inc. •• “Xperia” and “Xperia Tablet” are trademarks of Sony Mobile Communications AB. •• LDAC™ and LDAC logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation. •• DLNA™, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED™ are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance. •• This product incorporates Spotify software which is subject to 3rd party licenses found here: https://developer.spotify.com/ esdkthird-party-licenses/ •• Spotify and Spotify logos are trademarks of the Spotify Group. •• The unit names and product names indicated in this document are generally the trademarks or registered trademarks of the manufacturer. ™ and ® marks are omitted in this document. Notes on the License This product contains software that Sony uses under a licensing agreement with the owner of its copyright. We are obligated to announce the contents of the agreement to customers under requirement by the owner of copyright for the software. Please access the following URL and read the contents of the license. http://rd1.sony.net/help/speaker/sl/16/ Others •• If you have any questions or problems concerning this unit that are not covered in this document, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. •• When disposing of or giving away this unit, make sure to initialize it to reset all settings to the factory defaults. For details, see the Help Guide. Specifications General Power DC 5 V 1.5 A (using the supplied USB AC adaptor connected to AC 100 V - 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz power supply) or, using built-in lithium-ion battery Power consumption 12 W Power consumption (during standby mode) Less than 0.2 W Power consumption (during BLUETOOTH/ network standby mode) Less than 0.2 W Usage life of lithium-ion battery for BLUETOOTH connection (when Wi-Fi is not connected) Approx. 12 hours*1 Usage life of lithium-ion battery for Wi-Fi connection Approx. 8 hours*2 Charging time of lithium-ion battery Approx. 5 hours Dimensions (including projecting parts and controls) Approx. 204 mm x 62 mm x 60 mm (w/h/d) Mass Approx. 790 g Supplied accessories USB AC adaptor (1) Micro-USB cable (1) AC power cord (1) Plug adaptor*3 Operating Instructions (this document) Warranty card (1) *1 When the specified music source is used and the volume level of the unit is set to 33. If the volume level of the unit is set to maximum, the usage life will be approx. 4 hours. Time may vary, depending on the temperature or conditions of use. *2 When the specified music source is used and the volume level of the unit is set to 33. If the volume level of the unit is set to maximum, the usage life will be approx. 4 hours. Time may vary, depending on the temperature or conditions of use. *3 This item is not included in some countries/regions. Section for USB port USB port You can connect a compatible device such as a PC, etc., to this unit using a commercially available USB cable. Supported format*4 PCM: 44.1/48/88.2/96/176.4/192 kHz (16/24/32bit) DSD (DSF/DSDIFF): 2.8/5.6 MHz (1bit) *4 Compatibility with all encoding/writing software, recording devices and recording media cannot be guaranteed. Compatible iPhone/iPod models Bluetooth technology works with iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPod touch (6th generation), iPod touch (5th generation). Note Sony cannot accept responsibility in the event that data recorded to iPhone/iPod is lost or damaged when using your iPhone/iPod connected to this unit. Notes on the USB AC adaptor The USB AC adaptor is not disconnected from the mains as long as it is connected to the AC outlet, even if the unit itself has been turned off. CAUTION NETWORK indicator Lights up (white) WARNING The nameplate and important information concerning safety are located on the bottom exterior of the main unit and on the surface of the USB AC adaptor. •• Before operating the unit, be sure that the operating voltage of the unit is identical with that of your local power supply. On copyrights Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Notice on GNU GPL/LGPL applied software This product contains software that is subject to the following GNU General Public License (hereinafter referred to as “GPL”) or GNU Lesser General Public License (hereinafter referred to as “LGPL”). These establish that customers have the right to acquire, modify, and redistribute the source code of said software in accordance with the terms of the GPL or LGPL supplied. The source code for the above-listed software is available on the Web. To download, please access the following URL then select the model name “h.ear go (SRS-HG1)”. URL: http://oss.sony.net/Products/Linux/ Please note that Sony cannot answer or respond to any inquiries regarding the content of the source code. Notes on the update If you use this unit while connected to the Internet via a Wi-Fi network, the unit can update to the latest software automatically. By updating the software, new features will be added enabling you to experience more convenient and stable use. If you do not want to automatically update the software, you can disable this function by using the SongPal installed on your smartphone/ iPhone. However, the software may be updated automatically for stable use, etc., even if you disable this function. Also, if you disable this function, you can still update the software manually. For details about how to set and operate, refer to the Help Guide. The unit may not be operational while updating. Disclaimer regarding services offered by third parties Services offered by third parties may be changed, suspended, or terminated without prior notice. Sony does not bear any responsibility in these sorts of situations.
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