IKUtrax (MXSP-BTS150) OUTDOOR BLUETOOTH® SPEAKER WITH NFC FUNCTION USER MANUAL PLEASE READ THIS USER MANUAL COMPLETELY BEFORE OPERATING THIS UNIT AND RETAIN THIS GUIDE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. PRODUCT FEATURES The Maxell IKUtrax is an Outdoor Bluetooth portable Speaker with the following features: Wireless playback of music from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone or devices via the Bluetooth connection Water Resistant & Dustproof (IP55), and Shock Resistant. NFC Connectivity Up to 33 feet (10 meters) line-of-sight operating distance Hands-free phone conversation Remotely control your music (play, pause, next track, previous track) Aux-in connection providing instant 3.5mm stereo audio cable connection to any device. GETTING STARTED Carefully remove the unit and all the accessories from the packaging. Please verify that you have the Quick Start Guide, 3.5mm AUX-in cable and Micro USB charging cable before recycling the box. Fully charge your IKUtrax before initial use. Use the included Micro USB cable to connect your MXSP-BTS150 to the USB slot of any PC to charge. The RED LED will turn on while charging and will turn off automatically when fully charged. PAIRING MODE From OFF, Push and hold the centre button for 8 seconds. After 5 seconds the speaker will indicate that it is ON. Keep holding without releasing for another 3 seconds, and the speaker will enter Pairing Mode. The LED light will flash Blue rapidly. See your phone/music device manual for pairing instructions. Then you will hear a voice prompt while the Pairing successful. LOCATION OF CONTROLS TOP 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. SIDE FUNCTION BUTTON (ON/ OFF, PLAY/ STOP, PAIR OR PICK UP/ HANG UP) VOLUME UP OR NEXT SONG VOLUME DOWN OR PREVIOUS SONG LED – POWER / CHARGING / PAIRING STATUS INDICATOR NFC PAIRING AREA MICROPHONE HOOK FOR WRIST STRAP 3.5MM AUX IN JACK CHARGING JACK(MICRO USB) LED INDICATOR LED COLOUR DESCRIPTION Blue flashing every 1 sec. Red flashing every 1 sec. Blue flashing every 1 sec. Blue flashing every 0.1 sec. Blue flashing every 5 sec. Blue flashing every 1 sec. Red flashing every 0.1 sec. Red light on Power ON Power OFF Standby Pairing Connected Disconnected Low Power (standby) Charging FUNCTION BUTTON INDICATOR Behaviour Press and hold the function key for 5 seconds Press and hold the function key for 8 seconds Click function key once Double click function key during the incoming ring. Double click function key Click function key once Description Power turn on/off Pairing Answer/End call Reject call (Siri—iPhone only) Play/Pause music LEFT & RIGHT BUTTON INDICATOR Behaviour One click the Vol. key (+) increase; (-) decrease Adjust Volume Press and hold the “+” for 3 seconds Press and hold the “-” for 3 seconds Next track Previous track Description CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS This unit operates on a built-in Lithium battery that can be recharged either using the USB port on your computer or from a USB power adaptor (not included) with a rated output of DC 5V, 500mA and up. Note: The micro USB CHARGING JACK located on this unit is only designed for charging the built- in Li-ion battery. CHARGING THE BATTERY FOR FIRST TIME 1.) Charge the built-in Lithium battery a minimum of 3.5 hours prior to first use. Plug the unit into the USB port on your computer or into a USB power adaptor (Not included) using the included USB cable. 2.) The LED indicator will turn red while charging and turn-off automatically when the unit is fully charged. Unplug the USB cable from the power source once the battery is fully charged. RECHARGING THE INTERNAL BATTERY After prolonged use, the internal battery will become weak and the operation may become intermittent. When the internal battery charge is very low, the Indicator LED will flash red alerting you to recharge the internal battery as soon as possible. Plug the Speaker into a USB port on your computer or into a DC 5V, 500mA and up USB power adaptor (not included) using the included USB cable. Disconnect the USB cable from the Speaker as soon as it is fully charged. Charging in Power ON mode The Indicator LED is RED + BLUE flashing while charging. The Indicator LED will turn off automatically when the battery is fully charged. Note: 1. Charging time will vary if you are listening to music while charging the internal battery. We recommend you switch off the Speaker power during the charging process. 2. To prolong the life of a rechargeable battery, it is recommended that you completely discharge it before fully charging it again. 3. Rechargeable batteries need to be cycled for maximum performance and longer battery life. If you don’t use the speaker that often, make sure to recharge the battery at least once a month in order to keep the internal battery working properly. Charging in Unit Power OFF mode The Indicator LED is RED while charging. The Indicator LED will turn off automatically when the battery is fully charged. Battery Note and Care Do not burn or bury batteries. Do not puncture or crush. Do not disassemble. Lithium batteries must be recycled. Do not dispose of in the trash. Use only chargers rated for Li-ion cells. Be sure the charger’s voltage and current settings are correct for the battery pack being charged. Charge batteries on a fireproof surface and away from flammable items or liquids. Batteries should NEVER be left unattended while charging. Only adults should charge the batteries. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for charging the product and do not charge longer than recommended. Unplug the charger when the battery is charged or not in use. NOTE: The Speaker is not magnetically shielded and may cause colour distortion on the screen of some TVs or video monitors. To avoid this, you may need to move the unit further away from the TV or monitor if an unnatural colour shifts or image distortion occurs. ON/OFF 1. Hold down the function button for 5 seconds to turn the unit ON. The LED Indicator will flash blue for 5 seconds, and there will be an Audio Notification to indicate that it is now ON. 2. To turn the unit OFF, hold the function key for 5 seconds. The LED Indicator will flash red for one second, and there will be another Audio Notification. Don’t forget to turn off the Bluetooth feature on your cell phone. SPEAKER OPERATIONS PAIRING (LINKING) A BLUETOOTH ENABLED MOBILE PHONE OR OTHER BLUETOOTH ENABLED DEVICE TO THE MXSP-BTS150 1. If the IKUtrax has never been paired with a Bluetooth device before. You need to follow the pairing instructions below to link the speaker with your Bluetooth device. Push and hold the centre button for 8 seconds. After 5 seconds the speaker will indicate that it is on. Keep holding without releasing for another 3 seconds, and the speaker will enter Pairing Mode. The Indicator LED will flash blue rapidly. The Speaker is ready to pair (link) with your Bluetooth device. Turn on the Bluetooth function of your mobile phone and enable the search or scan function to find MXSP-BTS150. Select MXSP-BTS150 from the device list when it appears on your device screen. 2. After turning on the IKUtrax, the unit will search for the last paired device. The LED INDICATOR will flash rapidly in blue. If the unit finds the paired Bluetooth device, a beep is heard and the LED INDICATOR will begin flashing at a slower rate. 3. After successfully pairing (linking), you can begin playing music from your Bluetooth device wirelessly to the Speaker. 4. Press the Volume Up (+) / Down (-) button on your Bluetooth device to adjust to the desired volume level. Alternatively, press the “+” button on the speaker to increase the volume. A beep alert sounds when the volume has reached the maximum level. Press the “-” button to decrease the volume. Notes: 1. Refer to the manual of your mobile phone, tablet, PC, computer or other Bluetooth enabled device for Bluetooth operation, since it may vary from model to model. 2. Your Bluetooth enabled device will not play the music through the Speaker, even if connected (linked), if the device does not support A2DP profile. 3. If you are pairing (linking) your computer to the IKUtrax using Bluetooth, you may need to set the Speaker as your computer’s default sound device. 4. If the IKUtrax is left idle for about 5 minutes without linking to any Bluetooth enabled device, the Bluetooth function will automatically turn off to save battery power. Using IKUtrax as a Hands-free Bluetooth Speakerphone. 1. Link your mobile phone to the IKUtrax via Bluetooth as described above. 2. When receiving an incoming call on your mobile phone, press the Function key on the Speaker to switch the incoming call from your mobile phone to the IKUtrax Speaker. 3. Adjust the volume control of the speaker to obtain the desired sound level. 4. To end the call, just press the function key again on your IKUtrax. A short beep sound will be heard and the call will end. If you were playing music from your mobile phone to the IKUtrax before answering the call, the music will automatically resume playing when you hang up. 5. To ignore an incoming call, simply double click the function key. Re-linking to the mobile phone If your mobile phone is already paired (linked) with the Speaker, but became unlinked even with both Bluetooth devices turned on, then you can re-link them by: 1. Turning off the Speaker and then turning it on again to re-link your mobile phone. 2. You can also re-link the Speaker by using Bluetooth operation on your mobile phone. Please refer to the operation manual of your cell phone for more information. VOLUME CONTROL Repeatedly press the “+” button to increase the volume. A beep alert sounds when volume has reached the maximum level. Repeatedly press the “-” button to decrease the volume. (Do not hold the “+” or “-“ buttons to change the volume, this will skip tracks) REMOTE CONTROL MUSIC TRACKS Press the function button to play or pause the current track. To change to a different song, press the “+” or “-“ on the top of the speaker. You can also use your mobile device. AUX-in JACK Connect any music device by using the 3.5 mm cable included. TAP TO LINK WITH NFC Install the Android Apps provided to the NFC-equipped Smartphone. Simply align the NFC LOGO and hold for 1-2 seconds to activate Bluetooth, pair the two devices, and stream your music. ”Connect” is shown on the phone screen when MXSP-BTS150 is connected successfully. Tap again to disconnect two devices and the phone will show “Disconnect” on the screen. CARE AND MAINTENANCE 1. 2. Avoid operating your unit under direct sunlight or in hot, humid or dusty places. Keep your unit away from heating appliances and sources of electrical noise such as fluorescent lamps or motors. CLEANING THE UNIT To prevent fire or shock hazard, disconnect your unit from the USB port and power source when cleaning. The finish on the unit may be cleaned with a dust cloth and cared for as other furniture. Use caution when cleaning and wiping the plastic parts. If the cabinet becomes dusty wipe it with a soft dry dust cloth. Do not use any wax or polish sprays on the cabinet. If the front panel becomes dirty or smudged with fingerprints it may be cleaned with a soft cloth slightly dampened with a mild soap and water solution. Never use abrasive cloths or polishes as these will damage the finish of your unit. CAUTION: Never allow any water or other liquids to get inside the unit while cleaning. TROUBLESHOOTING Symptom Not Charging No Sound Sound is distorted. Unit gets warm after extended play at high volume. Possible Problem The USB power adaptor (not included) is not plugged into a wall outlet or the USB cable (included) is not plugged into the micro USB jack on the side of the IKUtrax. Wall outlet is not functioning. Computer USB port is not functioning. The IKUtrax battery is dead. The IKUtrax is not linked with your mobile phone. The IKUtrax placement is out of range. Volume set too low. Volume level is set too high. Solution Plug the USB power adaptor (not included) into a wall outlet and plug the USB cable (included) into the micro USB jack on the side of the IKUtrax. Plug another device into the same outlet to confirm the outlet is working. Make sure your computer power is turned on and try another USB port. Recharge the IKUtrax battery. Go through “Speaker Operations” process to link the Speaker Relocate the IKUtrax within Bluetooth operating range 10 meter (33 feet). Increase the volume of your device. Decrease the volume of your device. Sound source is distorted. If the source sound file is of poor quality, distortion and noise are easily noticeable at high volume level. Try a better sound quality music file again. This is normal. Turn the unit off for a period of time or lower the volume. SPECIFICATIONS General Specifications Compatible I/O Bluetooth v3.0 (Class II: 10m range) Support Profile HSP, HFP, A2DP, AVRCP Output Frequency Range 2.400~2.484 GHz Frequency Hopping FHSS（Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum） Bluetooth PIN code Water Proof 0000(simple pairing) IPx5 Multi-point Support two devices Paired device 4 RF Performance Max. +4dBm Class 2 Near Field communication Yes Speaker Specifications Rated Impedance 4Ω ± 15% Resonant FREQ.(fo) 150Hz ± 30Hz Output S.P.L 78dB ±2dB (1M/W @1KHz) Rated FREQ. Range 150Hz~20KHz Rated Power Input 2.5W+2.5W Max. Power Input 5W Microphone/ Audio input Specifications Sensitivity -42dB Output Impedance 2.2KΩ S/N Ratio 58dB Electrical Specifications Supply Voltage Battery Capacity Power Charge Consumption Standby Power Consumption Music play/ Phone call Power Consumption Power Off Standby Time Battery Charge time 5V 950mA 450mA 1~2mA 1/8 rated power: 8 hours 120 hours 2.5 hours At Maxell, environmental and social responsibility is a core value of our business. We are dedicated to continuous implementation of responsible initiatives with an aim to conserve and maintain the environment through responsible recycling. ® The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Hitachi Maxell Global Ltd. is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.