Altec Lansing IMT800 User Manual

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Altec Lansing MixPortable Speaker for iPhoneand iPod®

iMT800

User Guide

Welcome

Thank you for purchasing the Altec Lansing Mix speaker system. Designed specifically to work with your iPhone and iPod, this system provides highquality audio and radio performance that brings out the best in your music.

This Altec Lansing speaker system is compatible with all iPhone and iPod models.

Please carefully read this User Guide for instructions on setting up and using your Mix speaker system.

Prior to installing or operating the Altec Lansing Mix speaker system, refer to the important product safety information.

Getting Assistance

The answers to most setup and performance questions can be found in the Troubleshooting section of this guide. You can also consult the frequently asked questions (FAQ) in the customer support section of our Web site at www.alteclansing.com.

If you live in North America and still can’t find the information you need, please call our customer service team for assistance before returning this product to your retailer under their return policy.

Tel: 800-258-3288 (Toll Free in US and Canada)

Email: csupport@alteclansing.com

If you live outside of North America, please visit our Web site at www.alteclansing.com and select your region to locate your country’s distributor.

For the most up-to-dateinformation, be sure to check our Web site atwww.alteclansing.com.

International Distribution

International customers: For information regarding the distribution of Altec Lansing products in your country, please visit www.alteclansing.com and click on your region.

Registering Your Product

Visit www.alteclansing.com to register your product online,

so we can provide you with the best possible service and technical support.

FCC Compliance

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

1)This device may not cause harmful interference, and

2)This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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Safety Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The lightning flash with arrowhead, within an equilateral triangle, is

Caution: To prevent the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended

intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous

(or back). No user-serviceableparts inside. Refer servicing to

to alert the user to the presence of important operating

voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient

qualified service personnel.

and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature

magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

 

 

 

 

accompanying the appliance.

Batteries

CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type. Do not expose to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire, or the like. The battery used in this product must be properly recycled or disposed of. Instructions for removing the battery can be found in the Quick Start Guide. Please contact your local recycling center for proper battery handling and disposal instructions.

Power source

Use only power supplies of the type specified in the operating instructions or as marked on the appliance. If a separate power supply is included with this apparatus, do not substitute with any other power supply – use only manufacturer-providedpower supplies.

CAUTION

To prevent electric shock do not use this (polarized) plug with an extension cord, receptacle or other outlet unless the blades can be fully inserted to prevent blade exposure.

WARNING

To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

1.Read these instructions.

2.Keep these instructions.

3.Heed all warnings.

4.Follow all instructions.

5.Do not use this apparatus near water. This apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing, and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.

6.Clean only with dry cloth.

7.Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

8.Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

9.Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-typeplug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for the replacement of the obsolete outlet.

10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.

11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.

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Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the

 

manufacturer or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use

caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.

13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.

14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supplycord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

15.Do not install in an area which impedes the access to the power plug. Disconnecting the power plug is the only way to completely remove power to the product and must be readily accessible at all times.

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Contents

 

Welcome...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Safety Information.................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Package Contents.................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Getting Started......................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Placing and Removing Adapters for the iPhone and iPod....................................................................................................................................................

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Speaker Features and Indicators..........................................................................................................................................................................................

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Speaker Controls..................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Clip-OnRemote Features.....................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Listening to Your iPhone or iPod.........................................................................................................................................................................................

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Setting EQ Controls............................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Charging your iPhone or iPod.............................................................................................................................................................................................

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Listening to the FM Radio...................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Listening to Additional iPhone, iPod, Non-DockingiPod or Other Audio Devices.............................................................................................................

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Personalizing the Power-OnMessage................................................................................................................................................................................

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Maintaining Your Speaker System......................................................................................................................................................................................

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Troubleshooting..................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Warranty..............................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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Package Contents

Altec Lansing Mix speaker system

Clip-onremote

Miscellaneous adapters for iPhone and iPod

AC adapter

Two 3.5 mm stereo cables

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Getting Started

How to Install the AC Adapter

1 Connect the AC adapter cable plug into the speaker system’s jack.

The jack is located on the back of the system.

2 Plug the AC adapter into the wall outlet.

How to Install the Speaker Batteries

Your Altec Lansing Mix speaker system can also be powered by 8 D-size(LR20) batteries (not included). To install the batteries, follow the steps below:

1 Make sure that there is no iPhone

or iPod in the system’s dock

and that no other devices are connected to the system.

2 Unplug the AC adapter from the Mix speaker system.

3 Open the battery compartment.

The battery door is located on the

bottom of the Mix speaker system. To access it, place the unit on its back, so that the speakers are facing the ceiling. Then simply pull the tabs to open the battery compartment.

Caution: Do not place the unit on its top side. This may damage the volume knob.

4Install 8 D-size(LR20) batteries (not included) in the battery compartment.

 

Make sure the batteries are correctly installed as illustrated in the

 

battery compartment. The batteries will provide up to 30 hours of

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continuous playing time.

 

5 Replace the battery door.

NOTE Please discard used batteries properly.

NOTE When you are finished listening to your portable audio device, please remember to turn both it and your speaker system off to conserve electricity.

How to Install the Clip-OnRemote Battery

The clip-onremote battery (included) is not installed at the factory. To install the battery, follow the steps below. The battery compartment is at the back of the remote. Push the battery compartment door in the direction of the arrow to unlock it.

1 Open the battery door.

The battery door is located on the back of the remote. Using your thumb, push the battery door toward the carabiner clip. Then lift the battery door open.

2Position the battery (included) so it sits in the battery holder correctly.

Make sure the polarity (the + and – sides of the battery) is correct.

3Replace the battery door.

NOTE Please discard used batteries properly.

Placing and Removing Adapters for the iPhone and iPod

Your Altec Lansing Mix speaker system includes removable adapters for today’s popular iPhone and iPod models. These adapters ensure that your iPhone and iPod properly fit in the speaker system’s dock. As new iPhone and iPod models are introduced, new adapters will be made available to customers. You may also use the adapter supplied with your iPhone or iPod, or available for purchase at www.apple.com.

How to Place an Adapter

1 Select the correct adapter for your iPhone or iPod.

Using the correct adapter ensures a proper fit for your iPhone or iPod.

2 Gently press the iPhone or iPod adapter into the dock.

Now you can carefully place your iPhone or iPod into the dock.

NOTE Your iPhone or iPod cannot be in a case.

How to Remove an Adapter

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Remove your iPhone or iPod.

Grip the adapter and pull gently upward.

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Speaker Features and Indicators

Power/volume increase/

volume decrease knob

EQ button

Source button

LCD display

Battery indicator

FM stereo indicator

Guard for iPhone or iPod

Universal docking station for iPhone or iPod

Track back button

Track forward button

FM antenna

Two AUX jacks

AC adapter jack

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Speaker Controls

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turn on your speaker system

Ensure the AC adapter is connected to the system and plugged into the wall. See the Getting Started

section for more information. Press the

 

knob.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turn off your speaker system

Press the

 

 

knob. Whenever you are finished using your speaker system, please remember to turn it and

 

 

your iPhone, iPod or other MP3 player off to conserve electricity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change audio source

Press the “SOURCE” button to cycle through and select the audio source: iPod, FM radio, AUX 1 or AUX 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Set the graphic equalizer

See the Setting EQ Controls section for specific information on selecting EQ presets and adjusting the

7-bandgraphic EQ.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turn up the volume

Rotate the

 

 

knob clockwise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Turn down the volume

Rotate the

 

 

knob counter-clockwise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skip to the beginning of the current song on

In “iPod” mode, press the

button.

 

 

 

your iPhone or iPod

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rewind the currently playing track on your

In “iPod” mode, press and hold the

button.

iPhone or iPod

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skip to the beginning of the next song on

In “iPod” mode, press the

button.

 

 

 

your iPhone or iPod

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fast-forwardthe currently playing track on

In “iPod” mode, press and hold the

button.

your iPhone or iPod

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tune radio stations

In “FM” mode, use the and buttons. See the Listening to the Radio section for additional information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Speaker Controls

Scan radio stations

In “FM” mode, press and hold the

or button. See the Listening to the Radio section for additional

information.

 

 

 

Listen to an additional iPhone, iPod, nondocking iPod or other portable audio device

See the Listening to Additional iPhone, iPod,Non-DockingiPod or Other Portable Audio Devicessection for specific information on using devices attached to your speaker system’s AUX jacks.

Enter a personalized power-onmessage

See the Personalizing the Power-On Message section for specific information on using this feature.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reset all settings

With the speaker system turned on, press the

 

 

and buttons simultaneously for a few seconds. Once

 

 

the word “RESET ?” is displayed on the screen, press the

 

button to reset all settings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reset all settings (see above), and use the and

buttons to select the region closest to you (“REGION

Select FM Band region

1: USA,” “REGION 2: EUROPE/ASIA,” “REGION 3: JAPAN WIDE” or “REGION 4: JAPAN”). Then, press

 

the

 

knob to save your selection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If the Mix is being powered by batteries, you can see how much battery power you have left. Press and

Check battery status

hold the “SOURCE” button to display the amount of battery power remaining and press it again to exit

 

this mode. The unit will automatically exit this mode after a few seconds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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