That port can be used as an audio enter, together with a normal auxiliary enter and Bluetooth with multi-pairing help. Unusually, there’s additionally an optical digital enter, in order that the XV800 might be hooked as much as a TV — which does not should be from Sony’s BRAVIA lineup — and used as a house leisure speaker, too.
At that time, homeowners will most likely wish to hit the “Gentle” button to show off the LEDs that in any other case flash together with music playback. Different controls embrace play/pause and quantity, plus a “Mega Bass” button to crank up the low-end output.
Microphone and guitar inputs on the again help two simultaneous connections for karaoke or performances. There’s additionally help for wirelessly linking two XV800 audio system collectively for a stereo pair (Bluetooth audio solely), or utilizing Social gathering Connect with hyperlink a number of Sony audio system and have all of them play the identical factor. IPX4 splash-resistance rounds issues out, with the SRS-XV800 going up for preorder right this moment at $649, and transport from Could 15.