Stereo analog audio input
Stereo analog audio inputHas a jack for a two-channel analog audio input connection from another device such as a MP3 player, TV, cable box, or satalite receiver.
Optical digital audio input
Optical digital audio inputHas a jack for an optical digital audio input connection from another device such as a TV, cable box, or satalite receiver.
Headphone jackHeadphone jacks let you listen to audio output through standard stereo headphones.
Active subwoofer pre-amp out
Active subwoofer pre-amp outHas an output connection for a subwoofer with a built-in amplifier.
Other connectionsOther connections not mentioned above.
WiFi content sharing technology
WiFi content sharing technologyThe communication systems used to transfer (stream) data via a WiFi network. The Apple AirPlay streaming system can stream audio to one AirPlay compatible device from a mobile device running AirPlay (i.e. iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad) and up to six different AirPlay compatible devices from a computer running iTunes. The Sonos system can stream audio from Internet radio or the audio files from the home network computer to Sonos speaker systems and other Sonos components in up to 32 separate rooms. The maximum number of DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) compatible devices that can send/receive audio streams is not specified - it depends on the WiFi network bandwidth.
Optional multi-room sharing
Optional multi-room sharingCan be used as one of many speakers in a multi-room speaker set up that allows audio to be streamed wirelessly via a WiFi network to different rooms.
RemoteComes with a remote control, or an optional remote control and/or an optional remote control app is available for the system that can be downloaded to a smartphone or tablet.
Power sourceThe unit can be operated on AC, batteries, or either as specified.
Adjustable tone settings
Adjustable tone settingsIndicates if system has bass and treble controls, selectable pre-set tone settings, or a graphic equalizer controls that can be used to adjust the speaker's tonal balance to improve tonal accuracy and/or suit personal preference.
Sleep timerCan be set to shut off at a predetermined time or after a predetermined time period.
Wake timerCan be set to turn on at a predetermined time or after a predetermined time period.
Speaker phone w/built-in mic
Speaker phone w/built-in micCan be used as speakerphone speaker when paired via Bluetooth to a cellphone.
Updatable software/firmwareFirmware or software can be update to incorporate new features that become available for the system.
Warranty (mos.): parts/labor
Warranty (mos.): parts/laborIndicates the length of the manufacturer's warranty for parts and labor, in months.
Other featuresOther features that may be included are listed here.
Included accessoriesIndicates what additional accessories are included.
Remote, power cord, optical cable, 3.5mm stereo cable.
Wireless typeThe type of wireless technology used. Bluetooth works from device to device over a relatively short distance; it is well suited for wireless connections between devices in the same room. WiFi works from devices to device using an existing WiFi network; it's range is the range of the network and it is well suited for wireless connections between devices in different rooms of a house.
Audio format"Mono" systems provide audio information from a single speaker array in one enclosure. "Stereo" systems provide two channels of audio information either as two separate speaker arrays in two separate enclosures, or as two separate speaker arrays that are both housed in one enclosure.
Dimensions HxWxDThe height, width, and depth of the system, in inches.
9 x 36 x 15
Claimed battery life
Claimed battery lifeThe manufacturers claimed battery life of this product in hours.
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