The Kanex AirBlue™ is a portable Bluetooth-based music receiver that simply enables you to wirelessly play, listen and control all your favorite media from your iPod touch, iPhone or MP3 player through your home stereo or speakers. Simply connect the receiver to your home stereo system with the included cables, and then pair your device to the AirBlue. Stream wirelessly to listen to, share, and control your music from up to 33 feet away. The AirBlue receiver uses Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR to provide you with high fidelity and premium sound.
|Bluetooth Version: || v2.1 with EDR system in 2.4GHz ISM band |
|Transmission Distance: || |
|Device Compatibility: || Devices enabled with A2DP stereo Bluetooth |
|Included Cable Types: || |
1) 3.5mm to RCA
2) 3.5mm to 3.5mm
3) Mini USB to USB
|Terminals: || Combined TX/RX RF |
|Processor: || |
DSP Co-Processor - 16 & 32-bit run time
|Output dB: || +4dBm with level control 13 dB |
|Audio Codec: || 16-bit stereo codec - 94dB SNR stereo DAC playback |
|Battery: || Internal rechargeable battery |
|Working Hours: || Up to 10 Hours |
*Also works with Bluetooth enabled Mac models, PC's and laptops
How do i know when the unit is charging/charged?
The LED on the top of the unit will illuminate red when the unit is charging and will turn off once the unit is fully charged.
Will the AirBlue pair with my MacBook also? I'd rather stream from there than my iPhone the majority of the time.
Yes it will work on any Macbook or devices that have bluetooth audio out.
The specifications on the Kanex AirBlue states I'm able to make a connection and play music up to 38ft away, how much farther can I play my music?
The Kanex AirBlue is in fact capable of making a connection up to 38ft away, however, objects such as walls, furniture, or any other obstacles in the way of sight will cause the range to decrease.
When pairing my iPhone with the AirBlue - I've held the power button down until the blue LED comes on but I can't find Kanex in the list of devices found by my iPhone. What should I do?
In order for your iPhone, iPad, iPod, or any other Bluetooth equipped device to see the Kanex AirBlue you must first put the Kanex AirBlue into discoverable mode by follow these steps: While the device is off, hold the power button for 6 seconds until the blue LED flashes in fast intervals. (Holding the button down for only 4 seconds turns the AirBlue ON not into discoverable mode, so keep holding the button down for 2 more seconds.) NOTE: After 4 seconds the blue LED will begin to flash, but do
I have a USB connection in my glove box to my car stereo. Can I connect the AirBlue to this instead of the AUX audio jack? Will it also charge the AirBlue through the USB cable in my car?
The Aux audio jack is require for audio output. Yes the usb will charge the AirBlue and the LED will turn red which indicates charge.