XtremeMac Tango Studio 10182007 User Manual


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User’s Guide


Compact room audio system + FM radio


Tango Studio User’s Guide


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Table of contents

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Italiano | 15

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Congratulations on your purchase!

Thank you for purchasing Tango Studio, a room audio system made for your iPod. The following pages explain the features and operation of Tango Studio, so please take a few moments to read through this manual.

Package Contents

Tango Studio Room Audio System

Advanced Remote Control

AC power supply

User manual


Please read all safety instructions before proceeding.

The answers to most set up and performance questions can be found in this manual or in the Trouble Shooting Tips. If you have any further questions about the operation or use of this product please contact our consumer care team for assistance before returning it to the place of purchase.


Email: support@xtrememac.com

Telephone: 1-866-392-9800 (Toll free within the United States) Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 9am–6pm EST


When used in the directed manner, this unit has been designed and manufactured to ensure your personal safety. However, improper use can result in potential electrical shock or fire hazards. Please read all safety and operating instructions carefully before installation and use, and keep these instructions handy for future reference.

The lightning flash with arrowhead, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

Caution: To prevent the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover (or back). No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.

The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

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.


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. The apparatus should not be situated on a bed, sofa, rug or similar surface that may block the ventilation openings.

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

9.No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the apparatus.

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.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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12.Power source—Use only the power supply that is included with this unit. Do not substitute with any other power supply.

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-supply cord 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. For service, refer to qualified service personnel, return to the dealer, or call the XtremeMac service line for assistance.

Federal Communication Commission: Verified to comply with FCC Rules for Radiated and Conducted Emission, Part 15, Subpart B, for Class B Equipment.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: This device may not cause harmful interference. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Note that FCC regulations provide that changes or modifications not expressly approved by XtremeMac could void your authority to operate this equipment.

CE Compliance for Europe: Verified to comply with EN55013, for RF Emissions and EN55020 for Immunity as applicable.

C-Tick Compliance for Australia: Verified to comply with AS/NZ1053 for RF Emissions as required by the Australian Communications Authority.

The use of this symbol indicates that this product may not be treated as household waste. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local city office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased this product.

Warranty Information

What Does The Warranty Cover? XtremeMac warrants that its products shall be free from defects in materials or workmanship, with the exceptions stated below.

What Is The Period Of Coverage? This warranty runs for 90 days from the date of purchase.

What Does The Warranty Not Cover? This warranty does not cover any defect, malfunction or failure that occurs as a result of: misuse or failure to follow the product directions; abuse; or use with improper, unintended or faulty equipment. Also, consequential and incidental damages are not recoverable under this warranty. Further, opening up the unit or removing any pieces from the product will immediately render your warranty null and void.

What Will XtremeMac Do To Correct The Problem? XtremeMac will, at its option, repair or replace any product that proves to be defective in material or workmanship. If your product is no longer being manufactured, or is out of stock, at its option, XtremeMac may replace your product with a similar or better XtremeMac product.

How To Get Warranty Service? To get a covered product repaired or replaced, you must contact XtremeMac during the warranty period by either calling (866) 392-9800 if you are in the U.S., or by e-mail (support@xtrememac.com). If you email XtremeMac, you must include your name, address, email address, telephone number, date of purchase and a complete description of the problem you are experiencing. If the problem appears to be related to a defect in material or workmanship, XtremeMac will provide you a return authorization and instructions for return shipment. Return shipments shall be at the customer’s expense, and the return must be accompanied by the original proof of purchase and in the original packaging. You should insure the shipment as appropriate because you are responsible for the product until it arrives at XtremeMac.

The above limited warranties and remedies do not extend to the iPod used with the product.

Copyright © 2007 Xtreme Accessories, LLC. XtremeMac, Tango Studio and the “X” logo are trademarks of Xtreme Accessories, LLC. Designed in the USA. Made in China. For customer service and warranty information visit our website at www.XtremeMac.com, or call toll-free in the USA: 1-866-392-9800. iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPhone is a trademark of Apple, Inc.

“Made for iPod” means that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards.

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Unpacking and Initial Setup

1.Remove Tango Studio from the box and remove foam and protective plastic. Keep original packaging for 90 days and then properly dispose.

2.Place Tango Studio on a level surface following the precautions listed in the safety warnings.

3.Remove AC adapter from the packaging.

4.Read and review manual and safety warnings

5.Connect the AC adapter into the jack on the back of Tango Studio labeled “12V DC ”, then plug the AC adapter into the wall outlet.

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Listening to your iPod

1.Press the XtremeMac logo at the bottom of front of the unit to open the universal dock well.

2.Take the insert that came with your iPod and gently press the insert into the universal dock well.

3.Carefully place your iPod into the dock.

4.Press the power button on top of the unit and the display will light “iPod” to indicate the unit is powered and an iPod is properly docked. The display will go off after 10 seconds.

5.Press play on the iPod or on the included remote.

6.Use the volume controls on the top of the unit or on the included remote to set to the desired volume level. Use the iPod to control songs or use the remote for next/previous track.

Note: If “iPod” is not shown on the display, use the source button to select iPod mode and press play on the iPod or remote.

Listening to the FM radio

1.Press the source button to select radio mode. The display will show the station that was last used. The display will go off after 10 seconds.

2.Use the tuning controls on the top of the unit or on the included remote to tune to the desired frequency. Holding down the tuning controls will scroll quickly through stations.

3.Use the volume controls on the top of the unit or on the included remote to set to desired volume level.

Note: To ensure quality radio reception, Tango Studio will not charge a docked iPod while FM radio is selected as the source.

Listening to an Auxiliary Source

1.Connect the device to the “Line-in” jack on the back of the unit with an auxiliary 3.5mm stereo audio cable (cable not included).

2.Press the source button on the top of the unit so that the display shows “AUX”. The display will go off after 10 seconds.

3.Press play on the device.

4.Use the volume controls on the top of the unit or on the included remote to set to desired volume level.

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Trouble Shooting Tips


Check AC adapter connection

Connect the AC adapter into the jack in the back of Tango Studio labeled “12V DC” and then plug the AC adapter into the wall outlet.

Check wall outlet function

Plug another device into the same outlet to confirm the outlet is working.

Check unit power

Press the power button on the top of the unit or on the remote.


Check audio source

Push the source button on the top of Tango Studio to select the proper audio source.

Check volume level

Use the volume control on the top of the unit or the remote to increase the volume.

Check iPod connection

Remove your iPod from the dock well and re-dock to make sure it is properly connected.


Check battery life

Open the battery door on the remote and replace battery with the positive side “+” facing up.

Check sensor “aim”

Remote Control is not pointed toward Tango Studio’s IR window Point the remote toward the IR window, within 15 feet of the unit. The IR sensor is hidden behind the cloth grill.

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Félicitations !

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Veuillez lire toutes les consignes de sécurité avant de commencer. Les réponses à la plupart des questions concernant la configuration et la performance du produit se trouvent dans ce guide ou dans les informations de dépannage. Pour toute question complémentaire sur le fonctionnement ou l’utilisation du produit, veuillez contacter notre service après-vente avant de renvoyer le produit à votre point de vente.


Courrier électronique : support@xtrememac.com Téléphone : 1.866.392.9800 (numéro gratuit aux États-Unis) Heures d’ouverture : du lundi au vendredi, de 9h à 18h (heure de la côte est américaine)


Si vous respectez les instructions, ce produit est conçu et commercialisé pour garantir votre sécurité. Une utilisation inappropriée peut engendrer un risque d’électrocution ou d’incendie. Veuillez lire attentivement l’ensemble des instructions de sécurité et de fonctionnement avant d’installer et d’utiliser ce produit. Conservez ces instructions à portée de main pour les consulter par la suite.

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