How to Make Sony SRS XB43 Discoverable

To pair your SRS XB43 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 enter this speaker into discovery mode.  Now in this mode, this Extra Bass speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection handles over the Bluetooth … Continue reading How to Make Sony SRS XB43 Discoverable



How to Put Sony SRS XB43 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB43 Sony Bluetooth speaker with a source device for the first time, or to refresh old connection info in that device, you have to know how to start up pairing mode on this BT speaker.  Why?  Because in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection info over … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB43 in Pairing Mode



How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB43 Speaker

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.  However sometimes, you may not want a party atmosphere, like when you want to play the speaker while drifting off to sleep … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB43 Speaker



How to Pair Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth Speaker

This post shows how to pair the Sony SRS XB43 Extra Bass Bluetooth speaker with typical wireless devices. E.g. These  include the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. How to Pair Sony SRS XB43 With your SRS XB43 powered OFF (power button is dark), run through these … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth Speaker



How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB43 Bookshelf Speaker

Show you how to hard reset your Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth speaker to its default settings.  Hard resetting restores the XB 43 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from memory. Clearing these stops this unit from auto connecting to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you might factory reset the speaker … Continue reading How to Hard Reset Sony SRS XB43 Bookshelf Speaker



How to Tell if Sony SRS XB43 is Charging

How to tell if Sony SRS XB43 wireless BT speaker is charging?  This extra bass speaker has an orange LED light in its top button panel, as shown in the following picture.  This light that Sony labels as the CHARGE light glows steadily, without blinking, only when the speaker is in fact charging.  See further … Continue reading How to Tell if Sony SRS XB43 is Charging



Sony SRS XB43 Low Frequency Mode for Extra Bass !

You can change how loud the bass is on the Sony SRS XB43 speaker, by turning on and off its low frequency mode. When switched on, this mode makes the side mounted passive bass radiators vibrate a lot more.  Plus it adds a low rumble quality to the playing program, that travels pretty far from … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Low Frequency Mode for Extra Bass !



Sony SRS XB43 Pairing Instructions

This post gives Sony SRS XB43 pairing instructions for this Extra Bass speaker, to connect it with common Bluetooth devices. E.g. These  include the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad line of Apple phones, media players, and tablets. Sony SRS XB43 Pairing Instructions, Step by Step With your SRS XB43 speaker shut OFF (power button … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Pairing Instructions



Sony SRS XB43 Battery Indicator Light, How to Read

The Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth speaker has a battery level indicator LED on the top button panel, as shown in the following pictures.  This displays battery status, sort of. 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 full the … Continue reading Sony SRS XB43 Battery Indicator Light, How to Read



How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB43 Wireless Speaker

Show you how to factory reset your Sony SRS XB43 Bluetooth speaker to its default settings.  Factory resetting restores the XB43 to default state. Plus, it erases any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. Clearing these stops this speaker from auto connecting to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Also, you might factory reset the speaker … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB43 Wireless Speaker