How to Connect to Sony XP 500

This post shows how to connect to the Sony XP 500 boombox party speaker from typical wireless devices. E.g. These  include the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. A similar routine also works with Android tablets and phones as well. How to Connect to Sony XP 500, … Continue reading How to Connect to Sony XP 500

How to Make Sony XP 500 Discoverable

To pair your XP 500 Sony karaoke party speaker with a wireless source device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to place this speaker into discovery mode.  Now in this mode, this unit broadcasts its name and currently valid connection handles over the … Continue reading How to Make Sony XP 500 Discoverable

How to Put Sony XP 500 in Pairing Mode

To connect your XP 500 Sony karaoke party speaker with a wireless source device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to place this speaker into pairing mode.  Now in this mode, this unit broadcasts its name and currently valid connection handles over the … Continue reading How to Put Sony XP 500 in Pairing Mode

How to Charge Sony XP 500

This piece covers how to charge the Sony XP 500 party Bluetooth speaker. Do this easily through the line voltage input port, behind the water resistant door, as we’ll show in the pictures below. Note that you can still play this speaker while it charges, without raising the recharge time much. In summary: First, the … Continue reading How to Charge Sony XP 500

How to Turn Off Sony XP 500

We explain three ways for how to turn off the Sony XP 500 BT party speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently places on the unit so it’s easy to spot.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button in the top button … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony XP 500

How to Bass Boost Sony XP 500

You can change how loud the bass is on the Sony XP 500, by turning on and off its bass boost mode. When switched on, this mode makes the passive bass radiators on the sides vibrate much more, and adds a low rumble quality to the playing program, that travels pretty far from the speaker.  … Continue reading How to Bass Boost Sony XP 500

How to Tell if Sony XP 500 is Charging

How to tell if Sony XP 500 karaoke party speaker is charging?  This water resistant speaker has an orange LED light just below and to the left of the Power button, as we see in the next pic.  This light, labeled as the CHARGE lamp, flashes orange when the battery is almost dead. So it … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony XP 500 is Charging

How to Turn Off Lights on Sony XP 500

This speaker comes equipped with a set of party LED lights that, by default, blink, scan, and pulsate in all sorts of colors to the beat of whatever you play on the speaker.  But now and then, you may not wish to have a party atmosphere in your room, like when you want to play … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony XP 500

How to Factory Reset Sony XP 500

Demonstrates how to factory reset the Sony XP 500 karaoke party speaker, to return it back to its default settings. E.g. Factory resetting returns sound mode and light settings to their fresh-out-of-the-box values.  Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Thus, a factory reset stops this speaker from auto pairing to any … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony XP 500

How to Reset Sony XP 500

Demos how to reset the Sony XP 500 return this Bluetooth speaker back to its default factory settings. E.g. Resetting restores sound mode and light settings to their fresh-out-of-the-box values.  Plus, it erases any earlier linked Bluetooth devices from memory. This stops this speaker from auto pairing to any nearby devices. Furthermore, you might do … Continue reading How to Reset Sony XP 500