Sony MDR-V700DJ Headphones Review

We owned the Sony MDR-V700DJ headphones for a few years in around 2004. We used them with many CD players, iPod Nanos, headphone amps, and mixers at our mobile DJ gigs.  Indeed, the ruggedness of the MDR-V700DJ is obvious. But how they sound is far less complimentary. Sony MDR-V700DJ Headphones Intro Due to their solid … Continue reading Sony MDR-V700DJ Headphones Review



Sony SRS XB12 Charging Light Stays On

Many Sony speakers, including this SRS XB12 Extra Bass model, have an orange charging light. labeled CHG, that glows while charging / recharging these little speakers. Sometimes though, this light stays on indefinitely.  E.g. It does not turn off once charging is complete, and this is concerning for some XB12 owners.  So in this article, … Continue reading Sony SRS XB12 Charging Light Stays On



Sony SRS XB13 Battery Indicator, How to Read

The Sony SRS XB13 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker has a battery level indicator LED near the bottom of the button panel, as shown in the following pictures.  This displays battery status. E.g. Whether it’s draining or charging, or whether it’s critically low or not when discharging.  But it neither reads out charging progress, or how … Continue reading Sony SRS XB13 Battery Indicator, How to Read



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB13 BT Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB13 portable BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently positions on the unit so it’s easy to locate.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button near the bottom in the button panel. … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB13 BT Speaker



Sony SRS XB43 Battery Indicator

In this post, we describe how to read the battery indicator lamp and get battery charge percentage numbers from the Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth speaker. First, this speaker has a battery level indicator LED on the top button panel, as we’ll see in the following pictures.  This displays battery status, sort of. E.g. Whether it’s … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Battery Indicator



How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB12 BT Speaker

We explain how to turn off the Sony SRS XB12 portable BT speaker here.  Now most speakers have a Power button that Sony prominently positions on the unit so it’s easy to locate.  Indeed, this speaker is no exception to this pattern, as we find its Power button near the bottom in the button panel. … Continue reading How to Turn Off Sony SRS XB12 BT Speaker



Sony SRS XB12 Battery Indicator Charging Light

The Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass BT speaker has a battery level indicator LED near the bottom of the button panel, as shown in the following pictures.  This displays battery status. E.g. Whether it’s draining or charging, or whether it’s critically low or not when discharging.  But it neither reads out charging progress, or how … Continue reading Sony SRS XB12 Battery Indicator Charging Light



How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Speaker

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker with common portable devices, including the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Speaker With your SRS XB12 powered OFF (power button is dark), run through … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB12 Extra Bass Speaker



How to Put Sony SRS XB12 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB12 Sony speaker with a Bluetooth device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to start up discovery mode on this BT speaker.  Furthermore, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB12 in Pairing Mode



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB12 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB12 wireless BT speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light on its rear side panel, near the bottom, as shown in the picture above.  This light flashes orange when the battery is nearly dead. So it also tells battery level (to a degree).  To … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB12 is Charging