How to Put Sony SRS XB40 in Pairing Mode

To pair your SRS XB40 Sony speaker with a Bluetooth source device for the first time, or to update old connection info in that device, you have to know how to begin pairing mode on the speaker.  Also, in this mode, the speaker broadcasts its name and currently valid connection information over the Bluetooth airwaves.  … Continue reading How to Put Sony SRS XB40 in Pairing Mode

How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB40

Show you how to factory reset your Sony SRS XB40 BT speaker to its default settings.  Factory resetting restores the 40 to factory default state. Plus, it clears out any earlier paired Bluetooth devices from its memory. This stops the speaker from pairing to any nearby Bluetooth devices. Furthermore, you might factory reset the unit … Continue reading How to Factory Reset Sony SRS XB40

How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB40

This speaker comes equipped with a set of party LED lights that, by default, flash, change color, and pulsate 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 the speaker while drifting … Continue reading How to Turn Off Lights on Sony SRS XB40

Sony SRS XB40 Charging Indicator

The Sony SRS XB40 Charging Indicator is a small LED on the top of the speaker. Fins it just above the Power button. It displays charging 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, nor exactly how full the speaker … Continue reading Sony SRS XB40 Charging Indicator

Sony SRS XB40 Battery Indicator

The Sony SRS XB40 Battery Indicator is a small LED on the top of the speaker. Fins it just above the Power button. It 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, nor exactly how full the speaker … Continue reading Sony SRS XB40 Battery Indicator

How to Pair Sony SRS XB40

This post shows how to pair Sony SRS XB40 Extra Bass portable speaker to common wireless BT devices. E.g. These  include the Apple devices like the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. This routine also works for Android base devices as well. So these include Samsung and LG phones, as well as Amazon Fire tablets. How … Continue reading How to Pair Sony SRS XB40

How to Charge Sony SRS XB40

This piece covers how to charge the Sony SRS XB40 speaker. Do this easily through the DC power in barrel style port, shown in the pictures below. Note that you can still play your XB40 as it recharges, without raising the charging time by very much. First, pick a powerful enough adapter, as no charger … Continue reading How to Charge Sony SRS XB40

Sony SRS XB40 Won’t Turn On

Many a Sony speaker offers truly portable operation via their lithium ion batteries inside. And when said battery dies, you can charge the speaker with an AC or car adapter. Sometimes though, you may notice that speakers like the Sony SRS XB40 Won’t Turn On, and wonder what’s wrong with them.  That’s even when you … Continue reading Sony SRS XB40 Won’t Turn On

Sony SRS XB40 Power Output

The SRS XB40 Sony Bluetooth speaker is a small to medium power, tabletop style unit with enough output power to fill a typical household size room with big sounding tunes. But what does the amount of power output a wireless speaker has, tell us about how good it is?  Firstly, the watt is a measure … Continue reading Sony SRS XB40 Power Output

Sony SRS XB40 Watts RMS

The SRS XB40 Sony Bluetooth speaker is a small to medium power, tabletop style unit with enough RMS watts to fill a typical household size room with big sounding tunes. But what does the number of watts a wireless speaker has, tell us about how good it is?  Firstly, the watt is a measure of … Continue reading Sony SRS XB40 Watts RMS