Sony SRS-XB43 Overview
Enjoy your favorite music wirelessly nearly anywhere with the black Sony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker. With Bluetooth wireless technology, the SRS-XB43 can stream audio from your smartphone or tablet. Go long with a built-in battery that lasts up to 24 hours in normal mode or up to 14 hours in EXTRA BASS mode, even with the lights active. The speaker’s IP67 dustproof and waterproof rating allows safe use on the beach, by the pool, or nearly anywhere. The Party Connect function lets you connect up to 100 compatible speakers to stream the same song all over the house. The party lights can also be programmed and synced.
Designed to Provide Powerful Sound Nearly Anywhere
Dual passive radiator work together with the two-way speaker system to enhance low-end tones, boosting the bass output.
X-Balanced Speaker Units Enhance Sound Quality and Power
The X-Balanced Speaker Units are designed to achieve high sound quality and powerful sound pressure for a rich, deep listening experience. Each unit features a nearly rectangular diaphragm, maximizing its area and increasing sound pressure for punchy bass. It also helps reduce driver excursion while maintaining the same sound pressure, resulting in less distortion. The driver’s off-center design and optimized weight balance help further to enhance clarity and widen the soundstage.
Tweeter Helps Augment Vocal Clarity
The 2-way design of the SRS-XB43 combines a woofer for low to midrange frequencies with a dedicated tweeter for the high range to boost vocal clarity.
Enjoy the same song across the whole house with Party Connect, which lets you connect up to 100 compatible speakers over Bluetooth. You can also sync up the party lights, set up a random pattern, or program the lights to blink in a circle.
Mica Reinforced Cellular Speaker Cone and Dust Cap
The rigid, lightweight Mica Reinforced Cellular (MRC) speaker cone and dust cap are engineered to enhance sound quality.
The layout of the passive radiators has been optimized to help reproduce clear bass sound.
LIVE SOUND Mode
LIVE SOUND Mode uses an onboard DSP combined with the angled design of the speaker drivers to create virtual 3D sound almost anywhere.
Dustproof and Waterproof Design
With its IP67 rating, you can take the SRS-XB43 to the beach, forest, desert, oceanside, poolside, or wherever you like. You can even wash it with water.
Up to 24-Hour Battery Life
Party for up to 24 hours with the SRS-XB43. In EXTRA BASS Mode, with the lighting on, and with the volume set to half the maximum level, the battery lasts up to 14 hours.
The SRS-XB43 features a speaker light and a multicolor light line that flash in-sync with the beat. You can also change the color of the line light to suit your mood.
Control the Party with the Sony | Music Center App
The Sony | Music Center app lets you select your favorite playlists, queue the next song, or change lighting patterns and sound modes.
The Fiestable app lets you control the lighting on the SRS-XB43 via motion control gestures on your smartphone’s screen.
Stand It Upright or on Its Side
Whether you place it horizontally or vertically, the SRS-XB43 is designed to sit securely.
Bluetooth with NFC Connectivity
NFC (Near Field Communication) lets you touch your compatible device to the speaker for a quick, seamless Bluetooth connection. You can also pair your device via Bluetooth through your device’s Bluetooth settings.
USB Type-C and Type-A Ports
Use a USB Type-C cable to charge the speaker. You can also charge your compatible smartphone via the USB Type-A charging port. An AC power adapter is also included, allowing you to charge or play music without worrying about the battery.
- Clear Audio+, DSEE, EXTRA BASS, and STAMINA sound modes
- Hands-free function
- 20 Hz to 20 kHz Bluetooth frequency transmission range with 44.1 kHz sampling
- Omnidirectional, electret condenser microphone for speakerphone use
- 100 Hz to 7 kHz microphone effective frequency range
- Standby power consumption of 0.3 W