MC-201 Portable Wireless Rugged Bluetooth Speaker (Light Green)
Delivering high quality sound in a stylish and durable MC-201 is ideal for both indoor and outdoor living. The anti-scratch silicon casing provides waterproof, dustproof and shockproof protection wherever you want to take your music. Whether on the beach, out trekking or just sitting at home chilling out this speaker will suit your needs.
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Wireless connection, Easy as 1-2-3!
Latest Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC Technology
The MC-201 uses the latest Bluetooth 4.0 technology. Bluetooth 4.0 uses significantly less power allowing for longer Play, Talk and Standby times. In the case of the MC-201 the playback time from a full charge can be as long as 12 hours.
To make pairing your Bluetooth device to the MC-201 easier the speaker incorporates Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. If you have a NFC enabled phone all you need to do is tap your phone to the NFC Logo on the MC-201 and the devices will automatically communicate and ask if you want to pair them together. This removes the need to scan for Bluetooth devices.
Turn on the MC-201 using the main ON/OFF button.
Enable Bluetooth on your Smartphone/player search for available devices and select ‘MC-201’.
You are now connected and ready to play your music!
Hands-Free Connectivity – Keep in Touch with Your Friends!
The MC-201 built-in microphone lets you pick-up and make calls when the speaker is connected to your smartphone and talk to voice-recognition apps such as Siri or Google search on your smartphone or tablet.
The multi-function controls on the MC-201 allow the user to remotely control the volume, select next and previous track, play and pause tracks when listening to music and answer calls when connected to your Bluetooth enabled phone. The 3.5mm input also means that the MC-201 is compatible with an array of devices from music players to laptops to mobile phones, regardless of whether they are Bluetooth-enabled or not.
Extra Long Battery Life – Plenty of Juice for the Party and Beyond!
High Capacity Battery for Hours of Enjoyment
The MC-201 has a built-in high capacity 2000mAh rechargeable Lithium Ion battery. It takes approximately 3 hours to fully charge the battery via the micro USB port and when fully charged will enable the speaker to operate for up to 12 hours continuously before another charge is required.
|Dimensions||66mm x 66mm x 170mm|
|Speaker||10 W (2x5W - 4 Ohm)|
|Playback Time||Up to 12 Hours|
|Battery Charge Time||3 Hours|
|Wireless Range||Up to 10M/33ft|
|Bluetooth Profile Support||A2DP, AVRCP, HSP, HFP|
|Frequency Response||60Hz - 20KHz|
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What’s in The Box
MC-201 Retail Package Contents:
- MC-201 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
- User Manual
- Micro-USB Charging Cable
- 3.5mm Audio Cable
|Dimensions||66 × 66 × 170 cm|
MC-201 Frequently Asked Questions
Can I buy the MonkeyCanz MC-201 in high-street stores?
No, MonkeyCanz products are only available to order via Amazon at this time.
What sort of devices can I pair/connect to the MC-201?
You can pair the MC-201 speaker wirelessly to any device that is Bluetooth enabled.
Using the 3.5mm Line-in jack socket on the MC-201 and the supplied audio lead you can also connect any non-Bluetooth device as well.
Is it possible to pair/connect more than one device to my MC-201 speaker at the same time?
The MC-201 speaker can remember the last device it was connected to but can only play music from one device at a time. If you power the speaker within range of a Bluetooth enabled device it has previously connected to it will automatically connect to it.
Can I use my MC-201 speaker when it is charging?
Yes, you can use your speaker as normal while it is charging.
My MC-201 speaker doesn’t work properly. What should I do?
If you have any issues with your product we would like to help – please fill out our Contact Form with your query and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
How far can the MC-201 speaker and the paired device be from each other?
The speaker and the paired device have to stay within 10-30 meters of each other for the Bluetooth connection to work reliably. The range will vary depending on your local environment and interference from doors, walls and other radio signals such as Wi-Fi can reduce the range.
How long does the MC-201 battery last for?
The battery life is quoted as 12 hours. However, factors such as device volume and Bluetooth signal strength will impact the actual operation time from a full charge.
How does the MC-201 hands-free function work?
If you have your phone connected by Bluetooth to the MC-201 speaker and receive a call you can easily answer the call and use your speaker as a hands-free speakerphone. When you receive the incoming call simply answer it by pressing the ON/OFF button. When you have finished talking simply press the ON/OFF button again to hang up your call. If you make an outgoing call while the phone is connected you will automatically be able to use the speaker in hands-free mode.
How does the MC-201 NFC function work?
The Near Field Communication (NFC) function on the MC-201 can be used to effortlessly pair your device to the MC-201 speaker. Switch on NFC on your device then turn on the MC-201 and wait for it to go into pairing mode. Then simply touch the device to the NFC logo on the MC-201. Your device will then be paired to the speaker.
Can I change the volume of the MC-201 ‘Power-ON’ and ‘Connected’ Announcements?
The volume of the MC-201 announcements is fixed and cannot be changed.
How water-proof is the MC-201?
The MC-201 is rated as IPX-4 which resistant to splashing water from any direction. The speaker is not resistant to continuous jets of water from any angle or submersion in water.
I can’t connect to device because of Bluetooth incorrect pin or passkey
It is rare but on some older Bluetooth devices you may get an error stating that you cannot connect because of Bluetooth incorrect pin or passkey.
The best course of action is to:
- If previously connected, remove the MC-201 from your devices list of paired or known devices
- Place the MC-201 into pairing mode by turning the speaker off, then turning it on and keeping the ‘ON’ button pressed until the ‘Pairing’ notification is spoken
- Search for Bluetooth devices on your device and pair with ‘MC-201’ (or ‘A5-C’ for some versions of the speaker).
- If a pin code is requested use ‘0000’.
You should be able to successfully pair your device to the MC-201
Can I connect two MC-201 speakers to my bluetooth device?
You can only connect and stream music to one speaker at a time using Bluetooth.
How do I know when my MC-201 is fully charged?
When charging the unit the indicator led will light up red. Once fully charged the light will turn off.
If you pull out the USB cable and replace it again when fully charged the red light may come back on again but then turn off after a little while – this is normal.