Here, we list Sony XP500 X Series party and karaoke BT speaker specs. Firstly, these specifications cover the unit’s length, width, weight, battery recharge time, output power, and music play time per charge. We also include the frequency response, driver size, Bluetooth support details et al.
Secondly, it’s clear from the published specifications, that the Sony XP500 sounds great for its size. E.g. It plays loud enough for medium to large party sizes at patios, swimming pools, dances, playgrounds, et al, with its approximately eight (8) watts RMS of audio power per channel, 16 watts total.
Plus, even at loudest volume, the lithium ion battery can last from five (5) to twenty (20) hours per recharge depending on surrounding temperature, light setting, and program content. Indeed, the specs certainly do not mislead as to the great features Sony put into this IPX4 water resistant Bluetooth speaker.
Sony XP500 Specs
- Firstly, the speaker height: 572 mm or 22.52 inches.
- Width: 275 mm or 10.83 inches.
- Depth: 295 mm or 11.62 inches.
- Weight: 11.2 KG, or 24.69 pounds.
- Water Resistance Specification: IPX4.
- Wireless Communication Methods: Bluetooth.
- Additionally, the Bluetooth Transmitter Frequency Range: 2.4 to 2.4835 Ghz.
- Max Communications Range: 30 M. or 98 Ft.
- The Bluetooth version: 5.0.
- Modulation method: FHSS (Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum).
- Bluetooth profiles supported: A2DP and AVRCP.
- Moreover, the supported codecs are: SBC, AAC, and LDAC.
- Audio Frequency Transmission Range: 20 – 20,000 Hz.
- Sampling Frequency: 44,100 Hz.
- Music playing time: Up to 20 hours (varies by volume setting, light setting, temperature, and program content).
- Woofer: 140 mm X 140 mm (5.51 inches X 5.51 inches) X 2.
- Tweeter: 50 mm diameter (2 inches) X 2.
- Bass reflex design.
- Audio Output Power (RMS): 8 watts per channel, 16 watts total RMS.
- The battery charge time: 3.0 hours.
- Lastly, this speaker has the power supply built inside. So only an AC “cheater” cord is required for charging.
- Multi color party LED lights.
- Next, the speaker type: Full Range, stereo.
- Audio input port for playing non Bluetooth devices through this speaker.
- Works with the Sony Music Center and Fiestable apps, which allow you to control the speaker from a paired smart device like a phone or tablet.
- USB Play function, allows auto playing of content on USB thumb drive when inserted into port on speaker.
- This speaker is water and dust resistant.
- Microphone and guitar input ports to access the PA function.
- Moreover, this unit has a long lasting cloth grill.
- Charging is done via the included AC cable.
- Standby function.
- Auto power OFF.
- This speaker also has a stereo pairing function to set up two of these in a stereo pair.
- Furthermore, there’s the Party Connect function that lets you join up to 100 compatible speakers for an even bigger sound.
- User updatable firmware.
- Low battery warning.
- Connects to up to two Bluetooth devices at the same time.
- Finally, there’s a power bank function to charge a phone from this speaker’s battery.
This Bluetooth speaker was released (probably) in April of 2021.
Additionally, this particular Sony speaker comes in black only.
Finally, as of this writing, you can find the XP500 for between $199.00 and $299.99. The average price appears to be around $299.99 US.
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- 2023-03-31: First published.