Connecting to an iPhone/iPad/iPod
You can connect the headphone amplifier to an iPhone/iPad/iPod using the USB cable supplied with your iPhone/iPad/iPod. For details on compatible models, see “Compatible iPhone/iPad/iPod models.”
The headphone amplifier is compatible with audio format files, up to 48 kHz/24 bit PCM.
- Turn on the iPhone/iPad/iPod.
- Set the INPUT select switch to the position of the iPhone/iPad/iPod connecting port (second position from the left).
- Connect the iPhone/iPad/iPod to the iPhone/iPad/iPod connecting port using the USB cable supplied with your device.
Compatible iPhone/iPad/iPod models
You can use the headphone amplifier with only the following models. Update your iPhone, iPad or iPod to the latest software before use. (as of July 2014)
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone 5c
- iPhone 5
- iPhone 4s
- iPhone 4
- iPhone 3GS
- iPad Air
- iPad mini with Retina display
- iPad (4th generation)
- iPad mini
- iPad (3rd generation)
- iPad 2
- iPod touch (5th generation)
- iPod touch (4th generation)
- iPod touch (3rd generation)
- iPod touch (2nd generation)
- iPod classic 120GB / 160GB (2009)
- iPod nano (7th generation)
- iPod nano (6th generation)
- iPod nano (5th generation)
- iPod nano (4th generation)
- iPod nano (3rd generation)
- If noise is generated, turn off the connected iPhone/iPad/iPod, then turn it on again.
- The headphone amplifier only supports the audio playback function of an iPhone/iPad/iPod.
- You cannot transfer music to your iPhone/iPad/iPod from the headphone amplifier.
- Do not connect an iPhone/iPad/iPod that is not supported. The headphone amplifier is not guaranteed to work with an unsupported iPhone/iPad/iPod.
- Sony is not liable for damage/erasure of recorded data caused by using an iPhone/iPad/iPod with the headphone amplifier.
- Do not disconnect the iPhone/iPad/iPod while operating. Before disconnecting the iPhone/iPad/iPod from the headphone amplifier, stop playback and turn the headphone amplifier off to prevent damage to data.
- If the sound is distorted, set the equalizer to “Off” or “Flat” on your iPhone/iPad/iPod.
- Turn on your iPhone/iPad/iPod before connecting it to the headphone amplifier.
- Depending on an iPhone/iPad/iPod, the sound may become loud suddenly when you adjust the volume.
- If the battery level of an iPhone/iPad/iPod is too low, charge it before use.
- Music volume may vary depending on the ring tone of the iPhone and its application. Refer to the operation manual of your iPhone.
- If the iPhone is set to silent mode, the ring tone may not be heard from the headphones.
- For details on operating an iPhone/iPad/iPod, refer to its operation manual.
- An iPhone/iPad/iPod will not be charged when it is connected to the headphone amplifier.
- If you are listening to music too loudly, the battery may drain even if the DC IN 5V port of headphone amplifier is connected to a computer.