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The OontZ Angle is designed to play your music wirelessly with high quality, and be simple and fun to use. This guide was written to help you get started quickly. Please take a few minutes to read through the guide, and try out the features on your OontZ Angle.  Click here to download the OontZ Angle manual as a PDF

Table of Contents: Version 2.0

  1. Overview - Bluetooth
  2. In the Box
  3. The Buttons and connectors
  4. Charging the battery
  5. Pairing the OontZ Angle to your Bluetooth device
  6. Pairing the OontZ Angle to your Bluetooth laptop
  7. Wireless hands free personal Speaker Phone
  8. Connecting to non-Bluetooth (AUX-IN) devices
  9. Troubleshooting
  10. Safety and precautions

 

1) Overview

The OontZ Angle allows you to listen to music, videos and games wirelessly from your Bluetooth device. The OontZ Angle works wirelessly with most Smartphones and tablets with Bluetooth*. The rechargeable battery will provide up to 10 hours** of continuous listening. With the built-in microphone you can use your OontZ Angle as a wireless hands free personal speaker phone when connected by Bluetooth* to most iPhones or Smartphones. You can also listen to non-Bluetooth devices including PCs and laptops, by connecting them to the OontZ Angle with the included 3.5mm Audio cable.
*Bluetooth Device Support - The OontZ Angle is Bluetooth version 3.0. It is compatible with almost all Bluetooth devices with the following Bluetooth Profiles:

A2DP - Advanced Audio Distribution Profile
AVRCP - Audio/Video Remote Control Profile
HSP – Headset Profile HFP - Hands Free Profile
The OontZ Angle can support a wireless Bluetooth connection, up to
30 unobstructed feet away from your device.
If your device does not have Bluetooth or the required profiles you can listen to your music using the included 3.5mm audio cable to AUX IN.


2) In the Box

The following is included in the OontZ Angle box:

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1 - OontZ Angle Speaker 1 - OontZ Angle Guide 1 - Micro USB Cable (For Charging Only) 1 – 3.5mm Audio (Line-In) Cable

3) The Buttons and connectors

1) “VOL+” Button -- Press to increase the volume
2) “Bluetooth symbol and phone icon” Button -- Press and hold for about 5 to 6 seconds to go into Bluetooth pairing mode. For incoming calls on speaker phone: press and release to answer a call; press and hold for three seconds to reject a call. During a call: press and release to switch between speaker phone and smart phone use; press and hold for three seconds to hang up a call.
3) “VOL –” Button --Press to decrease the volume
4) “ON/OFF” Switch – Slide On to play; slide to off when done playing
5) “AUX IN” Jack – Used when listening to non-Bluetooth device by inserting in the included 3.5mm audio cable
6) Micro “USB” Charging Port – This port is for charging the OontZ Angle battery only. You can use the included Micro USB cable connected to a PC or laptop; or you can use an iPhone/Smartphone USB wall Power Adapter 5V
7) Charging Indicator Light – When the OontZ Angle is charging, the light will be solid blue; when fully charged the light will be solid red
8) Microphone icon – This is the microphone for the hands free speaker phone
9) Pairing Indicator light – When the OontZ Angle is powered on the light will be blue; when the OontZ Angle is in pairing mode the light will be blue with flashing red; when paired the light will be solid blue

4) Charging the battery

To start, make sure The OontZ Angle has a sufficient battery charge. To charge the Lithium Ion rechargeable battery in the OontZ Angle plug the micro connector end of the USB cable into the Micro “USB” Charging Port on the OontZ Angle and the other end into a USB charging source on either your Desktop, laptop or Smartphone USB wall Power Adapter 5V (not included). The Charging Indicator Light will glow blue, When the OontZ Angle battery is fully charged, the charging indicator light will turn to red. The OontZ Angle will take about 3 to 4 hours to fully charge.

You can use your OontZ Angle when it is charging.

Important Note: It is recommended that you remove the charging cable after the OontZ Angle is fully charged.

**The OontZ Angle, when fully charged, has a play time of up to 10 hours, depending on volume.. The play time varies for a number of reasons including the volume (the louder the volume, the shorter the play time), device, connection, and music type.

Please note: If your OontZ Angle fails to power on, it is possible that your speaker battery has been fully drained and needs to be recharged using a USB wall adapter (same adapter that comes with iPhone, smartphone, tablet, etc.). These adapters will have the sufficient charging power to bring it out of a drained state, some laptops will not have the USB charging power to do this. Laptops are fine for normal charging but may be inadequate for a drained battery. Please try charging overnight with a USB wall adapter.


 

5) Pairing the OontZ Angle to your Bluetooth Device

It is quick and easy to pair and wirelessly connect to your Bluetooth device by following these steps:

Step 1 – Make sure your OontZ Angle has sufficient charge or connect to a charging source. Turn on the OontZ Angle, by sliding the“ON/OFF” Switch to the on position.

Step 2 – Put the OontZ Angle into pairing mode by pressing and holding down the “Bluetooth symbol and phone icon” Button, for about 5 to 6 seconds, until the Pairing Indicator light on the front of the OontZ Angle is blue with flashing red. The blue light with flashing red indicates the OontZ Angle is in pairing mode.

Step 3 – Enable the Bluetooth function on your device and then search/scan for the OontZ Angle. When the OontZ Angle appears on the list select it and your device will pair, connecting with the OontZ Angle. Very few devices will request a password, if your device does enter “0000” (four zeros).

Step 4 – The Pairing Indicator light will switch to solid blue when the OontZ Angle is paired and connected. (Note: the OontZ Angle will exit pairing mode after about three minutes if not paired to a device)

Step 5 – You can now wirelessly play your music or audio from videos, games and movies. You can use your device to control the audio and you can use the “VOL+” Button and the “VOL-” Button on the OontZ Angle to control the volume.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The OontZ Angle can only be connected to one device at a time. You will need to disconnect the first device from the OontZ Angle before trying to pair to another device: To disconnect a device from the OontZ Angle press and hold the “Bluetooth symbol and phone icon” Button for about 5 to 6 seconds until the Pairing Indicator light on the front of the front of the OontZ Angle is blue with flashing red. The blue light with flashing red indicates the device is disconnected and the OontZ Angle is in pairing mode.

You can then pair and connect to the next device.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The OontZ Angle will automatically try to pair to the last connected device each time the OontZ Angle is turned on and that device is or comes within range. If the OontZ Angle successfully connects to the last device it will prevent any other device from pairing to it, until that device is disconnected. If you have multiple Bluetooth devices and you are not able to pair to a Bluetooth device, please check the other devices to see if the OontZ Angle has already connected to it. If the OontZ Angle is connected, please disconnect that device so the next device can be paired and connected.


 

6) Pairing the OontZ Angle to your Bluetooth laptop

To pair with a laptop please follow steps 1 and 2 in section 5, then follow the Bluetooth pairing instructions for your laptop or MacBook.

You will need to first set up the OontZ Angle as a device on your system, and then select it from the list of set up devices. The OontZ Angle may show up on the list of Bluetooth devices before it is even set up. Although, it may appear on the list you still need to go through the set up procedure on your system, before you pair to the OontZ Angle.

If your MacBook or iPad or other laptop gives you an option during set up to choose Mono or Stereo, always choose Stereo.

We have getting started instruction and videos on our website TheOontZ.com that will help guide you in pairing and connecting your system to the OontZ Angle.


 

7) Wireless hands free speaker phone:

When the OontZ Angle is connected by Bluetooth to your Smartphone (and your Smartphone has the Hands Free Profile and Head Set Profile) you will have the Wireless hands-free speaker phone feature enabled.

nswering a call: To answer a call on the OontZ Angle press and release the “Bluetooth symbol and phone icon” Button

Rejecting a call: To reject a call press and hold the “Bluetooth symbol and phone icon” Button for about 3 seconds.

Switching from the hands free speaker phone to your smartphone: press and release the “Bluetooth symbol and phone icon” Button Ending a call: To end a call press and hold the “Bluetooth symbol and phone icon” Button for about 3 seconds.

Note: 1. The incoming call will be heard on the OontZ Angle and your voice will be picked up by the microphone. Please have the microphone faced towards you and keep a close proximity to the microphone to have your voice clear to the listener. 2. The Personal Speakerphone feature is enabled in Bluetooth mode only, this feature does not function when using an AUX IN connection to your phone. 3. For some smartphones the call/phone Bluetooth audio needs to be enabled as well as media audio to use the speaker phone feature.


8) Connecting to non-Bluetooth (AUX-IN) devices

For your device, laptop, tablet or PC that does not have Bluetooth or support for Bluetooth audio, you can connect and play music and audio by connecting your device to the “AUX IN” Jack on the OontZ Angle with the included 3.5mm audio cable.

Step 1 – Make sure your OontZ Angle has sufficient charge or connect to charging source. Turn on the OontZ Angle, by sliding the “ON/OFF” Switch to the on position.

Step 2 – Plug one end of the 3.5mm audio cable into the “AUX IN” Jack (see Section 3: item 6) on the OontZ Angle and plug the other end into the headphone jack on your device or laptop. You can then play your music and audio on the OontZ Angle.

IMPORTANT NOTE: When in AUX IN mode the audio controls and the volume is controlled from the device only. In AUX IN mode the “VOL+” Button and the “VOL-” Button will not function on the OontZ Angle.

Also Note: When you plug the 3.5mm audio cable into the AUX IN jack of the OontZ Angle it will take priority over Bluetooth and a Bluetooth device will not be able to play audio. You will need to remove the 3.5mm audio cable from the OontZ Angle to play audio from a Bluetooth device


 

9) Troubleshooting

Problem Solution

OontZ Angle will not turn on

  • Make sure the OontZ Angle battery has sufficient charge.
  • Make sure the power button is fully in the on position
  • Your speaker battery may have been fully drained and needs to be recharged using a USB wall adapter (same adapter that comes with iPhone, smartphone, tablet, etc.). These adapters will have the sufficient charging power to bring it out of a drained state, some laptops will not have the USB charging power to do this. Laptops are fine for normal charging but may be inadequate for a drained battery. Please try charging overnight with a USB wall adapter.

Cannot pair the OontZ Angle with my Bluetooth device

  • Your Bluetooth device maybe out of range-try to move closer to your speaker within 30 unobstructed feet.
  • Make sure the OontZ Angle is not currently connected to any other device. You will need to disconnect the other device from the OontZ Angle.
  • Make sure your device supports the transfer of audio

OontZ Angle appears on my device, but will not connect

  • Make sure the OontZ Angle is not currently connected to any other device. Disconnect the other device from the OontZ Angle.
  • Make sure volume is up on your device and the OontZ Angle.
  • Turn the OontZ Angle off then on again.

Paired Bluetooth device will not connect

  • Make sure the OontZ Angle is not currently connected to any other device. Disconnect the other device from the OontZ Angle.
  • Turn the OontZ Angle off and back on.
  • Remove the OontZ Angle from the Pairing list on the device and then repair.

No audio from a Bluetooth device

  • Make sure the volume is up on your OontZ Angle.
  • Make sure your Bluetooth device is playing audio, not paused and volume is up.
  • Your Bluetooth device may be out of range, move closer within 30 unobstructed feet.
  • Turn your OontZ Angle off and back on.

Poor sound quality from a Bluetooth device, laptop or computer

  • Your Bluetooth device may be out of range, move closer within 30 unobstructed feet.
  • If your MacBook, iPad, PC or tablet has an option to select Stereo or Mono select Stereo.
  • Try another track or music app.
  • Turn your OontZ Angle off and back on.
  • Some devices need to have their WIFI turned off to improve audio quality over Bluetooth.

No Audio from AUX source

  • Make sure the 3.5mm audio cable is fully inserted into the OontZ Angle and Device. Some devices have cases that prevent a proper fit and need to be removed to connect.
  • Make sure your device is on and playing and music is not paused.
  • Increase the volume level on the device.

Poor sound quality from AUX source

  • Make sure the 3.5mm audio cable is fully inserted into the OontZ Angle and device.
  • Reduce the volume level on the AUX source.
  • Remove the charging cable while playing.

 

11) Safety & Precautions

FCC Warning: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one of the following measures:

- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. - Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. - Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.

Safety a. CAUTION: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type. b. A warning that batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like. c. Correct Disposal of this product. This marking indicates that this product should not be disposed with other household wastes throughout the EU. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, recycle it responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. To return your used device, please use the return and collection systems or contact the retailer where the product was purchased. They can take this product for environmental safe recycling. 1. Read these instructions – All the safety and operating instructions should be read before this product is operated. 2. Keep these instructions – The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3. Heed all warnings – All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. 4. Follow all instructions – All operating and use instructions should be followed. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water – The appliance should not be used near water or moisture – for example, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool, and the like. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacture’s instructions. 8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat. 9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong is provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet. 10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at the plugs, convenience receptacles, and at the point where they exit from the apparatus. 11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart or rack is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. 13. Unplug the apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 14. Refer all servicing to qualified 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 has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.

- This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of non-insulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock. - The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance instructions in the literature