Creative | ZiiSound D5x | User manual | Creative ZiiSound D5x User manual

Model No.: MF8125
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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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
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.
1 Product Overview / Connectivity Diagram
ZiiSound DSx LED Status Indicator
LED lights up to indicate active wireless link status
SLAMTM Master driver
Do not poke objects into these areas
SLAMTM Pressure drivers
Do not poke objects into these areas
LINK Button
For various actions to LINK and connect to ZiiSoundD5x or D3x
Bass Level Control
To Increase or decrease the bass level
Attach supplied AC cord into AC IN, then into mains
LED Status
Subwoofer Status
(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
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.
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.
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.
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)
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
The ZiiSound DSx cannot be Powered ON. What should I do?
Make sure that the power cords are firmly connected to the unit and that the power outlet is
turned on.
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?
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.
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
I am having difficulty in linking up the ZiiSound DSx with the ZiiSound D5x or D3x.
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.
European Compliance
This product conforms to the following:
EMC Directive 2004/108/EC.
Mains operated products for the European market comply with Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC and
Commission Regulation(s) Implementing Directive (2005/32/EC).
Communication /RF wireless products for the European market comply with R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC.
To comply with the Europe CE requirement, this device must be installed with CE certified computer
equipment which meet with Class B limits.
All cables used to connect this device must be shielded, grounded and no longer than 3m in length.
Operation with non-certified computers or incorrect cables may results in interference to other
devices or undesired effects to the product.
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by Creative Technology Limited or one of its
affiliated companies could void the user’s warranty and guarantee rights.
According to LVD Directive (2006/95/EC) and R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC)
Company Name : Creative Technology Ltd
Company Address : 31, International Business Park
Creative Resource
Singapore 609921
Declare under our sole responsibility that the product(s):
Product Name
Model Number
Intended Use
Restrictive use
: ZiiSound DSx
: MF8125
: Office and Home Usage
: Nil
To which this declaration relates are in conformity with the following standard(s):
: EN 300 440-1 V1.6.1:2010
: EN 300 440-2 V1.4.1:2010
: EN 55013: 2001 +A1: 2003 +A2: 2006
EN 55020: 2007
EN 55022: 2006 + A1: 2007
EN 61000-3-2: 2006 + A1: 2009 + A2: 2009
EN 61000-3-3: 2008
EN 301 489-1 V1.8.1: 2008
EN 301 489-3 V1.4.1: 2002
Health & Safety
: IEC 60065: 2001 + A1: 2005 + A2: 2010 /
EN 60065: 2002 + A1: 2006 + A11: 2008
EN 62311: 2008
Energy Use
: Regulation (EC) No. 1275/2008
Supplementary Information:
• Notified Body Number 0890
• The receiver portion of this product is a category III device, as specified in EN 300 440
Technical documentation for this product(s) is retained at the following address:
Company Name : Creative Technology Ltd
Company Address : 31, International Business Park
Creative Resource
Singapore 609921
Hereby, Creative Technology Ltd. declares that this wireless subwoofer is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
Par le présent document, Creative Technology Ltd. déclare que ce caisson de basses sans fil est conforme aux
exigences essentielles et autres dispositions de la directive 1999/5/CE.
Hiermit erklärt Creative Technology Ltd., dass der wireless subwoofer die grundlegenden Anforderungen und
weitere wichtige Bestimmungen der Richtlinie 1999/5/EG erfüllt.
Creative Technology Ltd. dichiara che il dispositivo subwoofer wireless è conforme alle prescrizioni essenziali e alle
disposizioni pertinenti stabilite dalla direttiva 1999/5/CE.
Por la presente, Creative Technology Ltd, declara que este altavoz subwoofer inalámbrico cumple con los requisitos
esenciales y otras cláusulas de la directiva 1999/5/EC.
Creative Technology Ltd verklaart hierbij dat dezedraadloze subwoofer voldoet aan de vereisten en andere relevante
voorwaarden van de richtlijn 1999/5/EG.
A Creative Technology Ltd. declara pelo presente que este subwoofer sem fios está em conformidade com os
requisitos essenciais e outras disposições relevantes da Directiva 1999/5/CE.
Härmed intygar Creative Technology Ltd. att denna wireless subwoofer uppfyller viktiga krav och bestämmelser i
EU-direktivet 1999/5/EC.
Creative Technology Ltd. bekrefter med dette at trådløs subwoofer overholder kravene og andre relevante
forskrifter i EU-direktiv 1999/5/EC
Creative Technology Ltd. erklærer hermed, at denne trådløse subwoofer overholder de obligatoriske krav og øvrige
relevante bestemmelser i direktiv 1999/5/EF.
Creative Technology Ltd ilmoittaa, että subwoofer-kaiuttimen vastaa direktiivin 1999/5/EY olennaisia vaatimuksia
ja muita ehtoja.
Společnost Creative Technology Ltd. prohlašuje, že tento bezdrátového subwooferu splňuje základní požadavky a
další související ustanovení nařízení 1999/5/EC.
Firma Creative Technology Ltd. niniejszym oświadcza, że ten bezprzewodowego subwoofera jest zgodny z
podstawowymi wymaganiami i innymi właściwymi postanowieniami dyrektywy 1999/5/WE.
Настоящим компания Creative Technology Ltd. заявляет, что данный беспроводного сабвуфера
соответствует необходимым требованиям и прочим применимым положениям Директивы 1999/5/EC.
Ezennel a Creative Technology Ltd. kijelenti, hogy ez vezeték nélküli mélynyomót megfelel az alapvető
követelményeknek, valamint az 1999/5/EK számú irányelv egyéb vonatkozó elvárásainak.
Με το παρόν έντυπο, η Creative Technology Ltd, δηλώνει ότι αυτό το ασύρματα υπογούφερ συμμορφώνεται
με τις βασικές προδιαγραφές και τις λοιπές σχετικές προϋποθέσεις της οδηγίας 1999/5/EC.
„Creative Technology Ltd.“ pareiškia, kad belaidį žemųjų dažnių garsiakalbį atitinka esminius direktyvos 1999/5/EB
reikalavimus ir kitas atitinkamas jos nuostatas.
Spoločnosť Creative Technology Ltd. týmto deklaruje, že tento bezdrôtového subwoofera je v súlade so základnými
požiadavkami a ostatnými relevantnými ustanoveniami Nariadenia 1999/5/EC.
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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.
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