Playing back from Bluetooth
When you start playing audio on your paired device the option to stream over
Bluetooth should be available. Select Bluetooth or the appropriate name for your
Minx Air , Bluetooth playback should begin.
You can use both the volume controls on your Bluetooth device and the Minx
Wireless Music system to control the level.
To stop Bluetooth audio, press the
(Stop/Mute) button on the top of the Minx
Wireless Music System.
To pause Bluetooth audio use the playback controls on the Bluetooth device itself.
Note: The Bluetooth Audio input and the Audio In/MP3 inputs are internally mixed
inside the Minx Wireless Music System. This allows for Music to be played back
from a Local source (such as CD player) whilst the Minx system is used to playback
system notications from a PC (if connected using the Bluetooth Link).
Audio playback from local analogue sources
To play from a local audio source (such as a MP3 player or CD player) simply
connect the audio source to either the "MP3 In" input (3.5mm stereo mini-jack) or
the "Audio In" (RCA/Phono) connectors on the rear panel of the unit.
Audio In is suitable for the 'line' outputs of a wide range of equipment such as set-
top boxes and CD/DVD players etc.
MP3 In is suitable for the headphone outputs of mobile devices such as MP3
players and phones.
When the Minx Air is not streaming audio from Bluetooth, Airplay or Internet radio
is automatically selects the analog audio inputs for playback.
Both inputs are selected and are mixed together. If you wish to use both simply
pause /stop playback on one of your connected devices whilst playing the other.
The volume controls on the Minx Wireless Music System can be used to adjust the
volume in the normal way.
To mute an analog audio source press the
(Stop/Mute) button on the top of the
unit. To un-mute the analog audio source press the button again.
Note: Starting to stream audio via Airplay, Internet radio or Bluetooth always takes
priority and causes the Minx Air to automatically switch to that streaming source. To
return to analog audio playback from streaming simply press the
button on the top of the unit, this will stop streaming playback and return the unit
to the analog sources.
The Bass control can be found on the rear panel of the Cambridge Audio Air
100/200 Wireless Music System. Changing this setting allows the bass/low
frequency response of the unit to be tailored to your taste and the acoustics of
In particular, placing the Minx Air in the corner of a room can increase its bass
response or in open space decrease it, this control is designed in such a way as
to allow the bass response to be adjusted to achieve a natural sound balance in
The Remote handset also includes Bass – and Bass + buttons which do the same
thing, these allow assessment and adjustment of the sound balance at a distance.
Renaming your Minx Air
As default, the Minx Air will be named by its serial number. Eg. 'Minx Air 100
008571'. This is how it will appear in the app or when selecting it as your Airplay
or Bluetooth speaker.
If you wish, you can rename the Minx Air to something of your choice – for example,
'Minx Air Living Room', or 'Ben's Minx Air'. The easiest way to do this is from within
the app, after you have set the Minx Air up and connected it to your network.
To do this, go to Settings > Devices within the app and select the Minx Air speaker
that you wish to rename. Then press 'Enter Web Page'. This will open a webpage
within the app where you can rename the Minx Air.
Type the desired new name into the Airplay Device Name box, and press 'Change
Name'. You will now get a 'new settings were successfully applied message', and
your Minx Air will have been renamed. You may need to close and restart the app
to reconnect to your newly re-named Minx Air speaker.
Resetting to Factory Defaults
To reset your Minx Air back to its factory defaults (warning! this will clear any
network information, reset the name and EQ and Bass/Volume settings and
change the Internet Radio presets back to the factory dened settings) follow
the steps below:
Turn On the unit as usual.
When the small LED above the WPS button on the rear panel is slowly ashing
green press and hold the WPS button and Standby button simultaneously for 5
seconds or until the WPS indicator changes to yellow.
The system will now restore the factory settings and power off in approximately
Auto Power Down
To help save energy the Cambridge Audio Minx Air Wireless Music System will
automatically power down if no user activity or audio playback is detected within an
adjustable user dened time period. The factory default condition is for the unit to
switch-off after eight hours, however this can be adjusted by using the Auto Power
Down settings in the iOS and Android Applications.
Help and Troubleshooting
If you experience problems please contact us immediately via our helpline phone
numbers (as stated on the sticker afxed to your Minx Air) or via our website.
The following description of the status lights of the Minx Air may be useful for
troubleshooting and in any correspondence with us.
Solid Red – The unit is in its low power standby mode. No audio can be played.
Blinking Red – When coming out of Standby (powering On) the button will blink red
for approximately 20 seconds. This indicates that the system is starting up.
Solid White – The system is On and ready to play audio
WPS LED (next to the WPS button on the rear panel)
Solid Green – The unit is connected to a network.
Flashing Green (fast) – The unit is starting up.
Flashing Green (slow) – The unit is in the process of connecting to a network
Flashing Green/Amber/ Red – The unit is in WPS connect mode.
Flashing Green/Amber – The unit is ready for entry of a wi- network key via the
Flashing Yellow (slow) – There is a problem with the network. Check that the router
is switched on and not out of range.