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Connect phone to 8240 set?

rune77, muokattu 8 Vuodet sitten.

Connect phone to 8240 set?

Youngling Viestejä: 2 Liittymispäivä: 22.8.2012 Viimeisimmät viestit
Usually, I use my set of genelec speakers (2 x 8240A, no sub) with my PC via USB, which works great, but I've been wondering if it's somehow possible to output music from my phone on the speakers.

I know there's an analogue input, so I was considering plugging an aptX adapter (such as http://www.harmankardon.dk/harman-kardo ... 10-eu.html) into the analogue port.

Is it possible to get a stereo output that way? And if so, how do I set volume and room correction settings?

Kind regards,
Rune
ilkka-rissanen, muokattu 7 Vuodet sitten.

Re: Connect phone to 8240 set?

Yoda Viestejä: 2564 Liittymispäivä: 23.3.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
Hi Rune,

What kind of source are you using now? Do you mean an external sound card via USB?

Of course you can use almost any kind of source with either analogue or digital AES/EBU signal. Best audio quality is achieved with a wired connection but wireless devices can be used too, but degradation of audio quality can be noticed.

Assuming your phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack, this kind of cable would be needed: http://www.amazon.com/Hosa-Stereo-3-5mm ... stereo+xlr

Room corrections settings need to be setup via GLM, this is totally independent from the signal source. Volume can be adjusted either via GLM or from the signal source.
rune77, muokattu 7 Vuodet sitten.

Re: Connect phone to 8240 set?

Youngling Viestejä: 2 Liittymispäivä: 22.8.2012 Viimeisimmät viestit
Currently I'm using my computer as source, but I'd like the option to connect my mobile phone to the speakers via bluetooth as well.

My idea was connecting a bluetooth adapter to the analogue port, using a cable such as the one you linked. I don't mind the degradation, since it's just for casual listening. However I'm unsure of how the analogue ports work. The cable you sent a link to would need to be connected to both speakers analogue ports I assume?

Like this:

Speaker 1 connects analogue port to xlr cable ("Stereo 3.5mm Male - Two XLR Male")
Speaker 1 connects analogue port to xlr cable ("Stereo 3.5mm Male - Two XLR Male")

Bluetooth adapter connects to xlr cable mini jack.

Phone connects via bluetooth to bluetooth adapter.


Hi Rune,

What kind of source are you using now? Do you mean an external sound card via USB?

Of course you can use almost any kind of source with either analogue or digital AES/EBU signal. Best audio quality is achieved with a wired connection but wireless devices can be used too, but degradation of audio quality can be noticed.

Assuming your phone has a 3.5mm headphone jack, this kind of cable would be needed: http://www.amazon.com/Hosa-Stereo-3-5mm ... stereo+xlr

Room corrections settings need to be setup via GLM, this is totally independent from the signal source. Volume can be adjusted either via GLM or from the signal source.
ilkka-rissanen, muokattu 7 Vuodet sitten.

Re: Connect phone to 8240 set?

Yoda Viestejä: 2564 Liittymispäivä: 23.3.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
Yes, the cable I linked is a stereo cable which connects to both speakers. The other, 3.5mm jack, end would be connected to the BT adapter. Don't forget to run a new system setup with GLM with analogue inputs activated if you are now using digital inputs.