Bose SoundTouch 20 Series III Wireless Music System Overview
Designed for exceptional convenience and bold sound, the Bose SoundTouch 20 Series III Wireless Music System offers premier wireless audio. The wireless Wi-Fi and Bluetooth design easily connects to your mobile device, allowing you to control your speakers from anywhere. SoundTouch technology ensures this wireless speaker is compatible with other Bose speakers, so you can create a custom sound system featuring multiple speakers. The resulting audio is sure to immerse you in a wave of audio, so you’ll hear your favorite music as you’ve never heard it before. You can connect a variety of speakers to play in different rooms, letting your music follow you throughout your household, or customize it so each portable speaker is autonomous and has its own sound. With a sleek, sophisticated design and unmatched sound quality for its size, this Bluetooth speaker is great for seasoned audiophiles or anyone who wants a quality sound system that is simple and convenient to set up and customize.
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Imagine having instant, easy access to millions of songs, thousands of radio stations and all your stored music any time you want it. The SoundTouch? 20 wireless speaker brings it all home, packing enough clear, robust sound for bedrooms, kitchens and most other rooms. So you can turn any moment into a fun celebration.
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Proprietary acoustic design delivers big performance from a compact speaker
Works with your Wi-Fi? and Bluetooth? devices to stream millions of songs from music services like Pandora? and Amazon Music, Internet radio and your stored music library?
Part of a full family of multi-room wireless speakers designed to grow with you. Start with one; add more at any time
Save your favorite podcasts, stations and playlists to six presets
Display screen for time and song information
Easy to set up and control using the SoundTouch? app and intuitive remote
Enjoy hands-free voice access to music on your SoundTouch? speaker with any Amazon Alexa-enabled device, like the Amazon Echo Dot
Enjoy hands-free voice access to music on your SoundTouch? speaker with any Amazon Alexa-enabled device, like the Amazon Echo
You want to fill your room with music, not equipment. And while this compact speaker has a small foot print, it?s engineered for exceptional sound. It?s the difference between hearing a song and really feeling it. All so you can get the most from your music.
Works with your Wi-Fi? and Bluetooth? devices so you can play just about anything?millions of songs from music services like Pandora? and Amazon Music, Internet radio and your own music library.
SoundTouch? is a whole family of multi-room wireless speakers that work together. Start with one speaker, and add more at any time. Listen to the same music in every room or different music in different rooms.
Only SoundTouch? lets you find your favorite stations, podcasts and playlists faster with six presets.
It?s easy to set up and control your music. Just plug in your speaker, connect to your Wi-Fi? or Bluetooth? device and control it all with the SoundTouch? app and the intuitive remote.?
Enjoy hands-free voice access to your music on SoundTouch? speakers using any Alexa-enabled device ? like the Amazon Echo Dot. Just open the Alexa app. Search for ?Bose? under the Skills menu. Then follow the simple one-time setup. Start your funk playlist in the kitchen. Turn the volume up or down. Change tracks. Find out what?s playing. And even control where it?s playing ? from the speaker in your kitchen to the speaker in your bedroom.
Music services may vary by country. A home Wi-Fi? network and Internet access are required for SoundTouch?. SoundTouch and the wireless note design are registered trademarks of Bose Corporation in the United States and other jurisdictions. iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. The Bluetooth? word mark and logo are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Bose Corporation is under license. Wi-Fi? is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance?. Amazon, Amazon Music, Alexa, Echo Dot and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon, Inc. or its affiliates. Spotify is a registered trademark of Spotify AB. Deezer is a registered trademark of Blogmusik SAS. iHeartRadio is a registered trademark of iHeartMedia, Inc. Pandora, the Pandora logo and the Pandora trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. used with permission. SiriusXM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio.?
Specifications and Requirements
7.4″ H x 12.4″ W x 4.1″ D (7 lbs)
4.5″ H x 1.75″ W x 0.5″ D (1.76 oz)
What is needed to set up my SoundTouch speaker?
All you need is a home Wi-Fi network and a smartphone or tablet. Everything else required is included in the box.
What Internet streaming music can I play?
SoundTouch speakers let you play Internet music services like Spotify?, Pandora?, iHeartRadio?, Deezer, TuneIn, Sirius, and Amazon Music. (where available)
Can SoundTouch speakers be used in a public Wi-Fi? spot (airports, coffee shops, etc.)?
No. Although most of these networks are free to use, their sign-up/sign-in processes differ from the SoundTouch app setup process. SoundTouch products are designed for in-home use, not on the go.
Can I play music stored on my computer?
Yes. SoundTouch speakers can play music stored on your computer that is managed by iTunes or Windows Media Player.
How many speakers can I have on my network at one time?
It depends on the bandwidth of your home Wi-Fi network. For most homes, we expect you can have up to four speakers connected wirelessly. For more than four rooms, we recommend using Ethernet wired connections to some of them.
Can I stream different music to different rooms?
Yes, if you have multiple SoundTouch products, you can stream different music in different rooms, the same music in every room or customize zones to play what you want where you want.
What operating systems are compatible with the SoundTouch app?
The app is compatible with Windows? 7, 8, 10; 64-bit Macs running OS X 10.8 and later; any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 8.2 and later; Android devices running Android 4.4 and later.
Can I play stored music from an NAS (Network Attached Storage) drive on SoundTouch speakers?
Yes, SoundTouch speakers are compatible with select NAS drives, including Synology?s DiskStation, Passport + and Western Digital?s My Cloud?, so you can stream your personal music library even while your computer is off.
Can SoundTouch speakers stream AM/FM radio or TV audio from one room to another?
Yes. SoundTouch speakers can stream Internet radio stations through a TuneIn app integration.
Does the speaker support Bluetooth?
Yes. Users can wirelessly stream music from a Bluetooth device to listen to even more?sources, such as YouTube.
Can I stream music from multiple computers using SoundTouch speakers?
Yes, as long as each computer has the SoundTouch app installed on it. Each computer appears as a separate library on the app?s source list.
Does the speaker have a battery?
No, it does not have a battery.
Do the speakers support near-field communications?
No. SoundTouch speakers support Bluetooth connectivity pairing via the physical buttons on the speaker or the controller app.
Does the speaker support AirPlay?
No. Current speakers no longer support AirPlay. However, previous generation SoundTouch 20 and 30 speakers will continue to support it.
Can SoundTouch speakers be used together?
Yes. Any one of these speakers can be used with another system (from the current series or from a previous series) to create a multi-room audio system.
What can I do with the Bose Skill?
With Bose Skill, you can play music on your SoundTouch speakers by talking to any Alexa-enabled device like an Amazon Echo Dot. For example, say ?Alexa, play my jazz playlist in the Kitchen,? and the playlist will begin to play on the SoundTouch speaker named ?Kitchen.? You can also control the music that?s playing?for example, say ?Alexa, pause the music in the Kitchen,? ?Alexa, resume the music in the Kitchen,? ?Alexa, turn up the volume in the Kitchen,? ?Alexa, skip to the next song in the Kitchen,? and so on.
Which SoundTouch products are compatible with the Bose Skill?
The Bose Skill is compatible with all current generation SoundTouch speakers (SoundTouch 10, SoundTouch 20 Series III, SoundTouch 30 Series III, the SoundTouch 300 soundbar, Wave SoundTouch IV, the SoundTouch SA-5 amplifier, the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter, and the Lifestyle 600 and 650 home entertainment systems) and previous SoundTouch speakers/systems that support Bluetooth connectivity.
What music services work with the Bose Skill and SoundTouch?
The music services that currently work with Bose Skill are Amazon Music, Pandora, TuneIn, SiriusXM, and iHeartRadio.
Do I always have to say a speaker name with the Bose Skill?
Yes. Alexa will not know where to direct your commands unless you include the speaker name in your requests/commands.
Does the Bose Skill let me play music on multiple speakers at the same time?
No. There is currently no way to play music on multiple speakers using just your voice with the Bose Skill. However, you can still create groups in the SoundTouch app as normal, even if the music was started through the Bose Skill.
What is the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill for Alexa-enabled devices?
The Bose SoundTouch Control Skill for Alexa-enabled devices enables Bose SoundTouch customers to control elements of the SoundTouch experience through Alexa by speaking to an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Tap or any Alexa-enabled device.
What can the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill do?
With the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill, you can ask Alexa to:
Play music set to a SoundTouch preset. For example, ?Alexa, ask Bose to play Preset 1.?
Play content in a specific room. For example, ?Alexa, ask Bose to play Preset 1 in the Living room.?
Play/pause/resume and skip tracks. For example, ?Alexa, ask Bose to pause.?
Adjust volume. For example, ?Alexa, ask Bose to turn this up.?
Play the same music everywhere. For example, ?Alexa, ask Bose to play this everywhere.?
Find out what?s playing. For example, ?Alexa, ask Bose what?s playing.?
Turn a system on or off. For example, ?Alexa, ask Bose to turn off.?
How will existing customers be able to access the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill?
The Bose SoundTouch Control Skill will be available to all existing SoundTouch owners through a free software update. The Skill itself is free, and it is enabled through the Skills section of the Amazon Alexa app. An Alexa-enabled device like an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot is also required to use the Skill.
Which SoundTouch speakers are compatible with the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill?
The Bose SoundTouch Control Skill is compatible with all Bose SoundTouch speakers.
Where is the Bose SoundTouch Control Skill available?
The Bose SoundTouch Control Skill is available in the US in English only.
Product highlightsWi-Fi and Bluetooth connection allows for wireless streaming from mobile devices and other audio sources
Wireless music system supports MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC and Apple Lossless audioSoundTouch app easily turns your phone or tablet into a remote control, allowing for streaming from a variety of music apps?Portable speaker connects to computer and mobile devices via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi network to stream music, podcasts and other audio for Android and IOSAcoustic architecture with ported-box design offers clear bass while two drivers deliver crisp, clear mids and highs to fill any sized room with clear sound at any volumeAuxiliary input and Ethernet port allows for wired connection from external devicesEasily control music volume and tracking control on the speaker or via mobile device through the appIncludes remote for controlling wireless speakers without your smartphoneDefine up to 6 preset channels through the app and both your remote control and SoundTouch speaker store them automaticallyIncludes remote control, USB cable and power cord?Compact design delivers clear, robust soundDimensions: 7.4″ H x 12.4″ W x 4.1″ DWeight: 7 lbs.Warranty: 2 Years – World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for?every brand we sellWorld Wide Stereo?60-day guarantee?and?expert product support