Transform your speakers.
Stream the music you want. Wirelessly.
SoundTouch® Wireless Link adapter
Transform your speakers.
You love your current speakers. But there’s a world of wireless music they just can’t access. Until now. Transform your stereo or home theater system by adding the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter and stream music from your home Wi-Fi® or Bluetooth® devices. Use the SoundTouch app to control your music easily. You can even play music all throughout your home by expanding with other SoundTouch speakers. Make your speakers smarter: turn them wireless and stream the music you want. It’s that simple.
So, what exactly can connect?
The adapter has three common outputs (optical, AUX and RCA), so anything that supports one of them can become a SoundTouch wireless music system. Most stereo systems, home theater systems and docking speakers are compatible—so chances are, what you have in your living room will work after a quick plug-in and setup. Already own a Bose system? Many of them are compatible, too, including most Lifestyle, CineMate, Wave, SoundDock, SoundLink and Portable PA products.
EXPLORING MUSIC WITH SOUNDTOUCH
SoundTouch gives you wireless access to your favorite music services like Spotify® and Deezer, plus Internet radio stations through TuneIn, and your stored music library. They connect to your home Wi-Fi network so you can play music directly from the Internet to the system itself—or hear anything you want from a phone or tablet with Bluetooth technology.
The beauty of SoundTouch systems is that they’re made to grow with you. If you start with the SoundTouch Wireless Link for your stereo receiver, you can add more anytime: it could be a SoundTouch 10 speaker for the kitchen, or a SoundTouch 20 speaker for the bedroom. Sync them all together to play the same music in every room, or different music in different rooms. They’re made for the way you live, and the way you listen.
Fast, simple control of all your music
Experience your favorite music from your SoundTouch speaker with the SoundTouch app. SoundTouch lets you take total control of your listening experience, right from your smartphone or tablet. Browse popular music services like Spotify® and Deezer, Internet radio stations through TuneIn, or your stored music library. Easily personalize presets for one-touch access to the music you love, and control one or many SoundTouch speakers around your home.
- Audio out (digital optical and analog)
- 3.5 mm auxiliary analog input
- Micro-USB port (for setup)
- SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter
- Power cord
- Optical to mini-optical cable
- 3.5 mm stereo cable
- 3.5 mm female to RCA cable
What is the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter, and what are its key benefits?
The SoundTouch Wireless Link is a device that connects to your existing sound system and turns it into a SoundTouch wireless music system.
SoundTouch uses Wi-Fi® to bring you a better way to enjoy all your music. You can listen to popular music services like Spotify® and Deezer, Internet radio stations and your stored music library, all from one system.
SoundTouch products also can be paired with any Bluetooth device, which opens up even more listening options, such as your favorite YouTube videos.
What connection options does the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter offer?
The SoundTouch Wireless Link can be connected to your existing sound system via 3.5 mm mini-stereo, RCA or digital optical interfaces. The cables and adapters for all three connection options are included in the box.
What are the benefits and/or drawbacks of the different connection options?
The digital optical connection option will yield the highest-quality audio output from the SoundTouch Wireless Link. The 3.5 mm mini-stereo and RCA options enable usage with sound systems that do not have an optical connector.
What products can be adapted by the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter?
In general, any audio/video receiver or powered speaker system with at least one of the supported connection options can be adapted by the SoundTouch Wireless Link. The SoundTouch Wireless Link is not designed to work with headphones or unamplified passive speakers.
Which of my older Bose products can be adapted by the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter?
The SoundTouch Wireless Link can be used to adapt older Bose products with at least one of the supported connection options, including many SoundLink, SoundDock, Lifestyle, Wave, CineMate and Companion products.
How do I operate the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter?
Download and install the SoundTouch Controller app on your smartphone or tablet to use the SoundTouch Wireless Link to stream music from popular music services, Internet radio stations and your stored music library. You also can use the Bluetooth button on the top of the SoundTouch Wireless Link to connect any Bluetooth device for even more listening options.
Does the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter work with other SoundTouch systems?
Yes. The SoundTouch Wireless Link can be used with other SoundTouch systems to create a multi-room sound system.
Can the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter be mounted in different positions, or does it have to be set flat on its rubber base during use?
For best performance, set the SoundTouch Wireless Link on its rubber base during use.
Will the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter work if I put it in a cabinet?
To avoid wireless interference, place the SoundTouch Wireless Link outside and away from metal cabinets. Within a non-metal cabinet, place the SoundTouch Wireless Link away from direct heat sources (such as other audio/video equipment) to avoid impact to performance.
What is the function of the Bluetooth button on the top of the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter?
The Bluetooth button makes it easy to connect to the SoundTouch Wireless Link via Bluetooth. Simply press the button to enter Bluetooth mode, or press and hold to pair a new Bluetooth device.
What is the range of the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter’s Bluetooth performance?
The SoundTouch Wireless Link’s Bluetooth link is capable of stable operation at up to 30 ft (9 m). Performance can be affected by obstacles such as walls or metal, interference from Wi-Fi or other wireless devices, and device manufacturers’ Bluetooth implementations.
Does the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter have auxiliary input?
Yes. The SoundTouch Wireless Link supports analog auxiliary input through its mini-stereo auxiliary input jack.
Can I use the remote control that came with another SoundTouch product to control the SoundTouch Wireless Link adapter?
No. The SoundTouch Wireless Link does not feature a remote sensor.
Quick start guide
Have speakers, but no receiver?
If you have passive speakers, the SoundTouch SA-5 amplifier both powers them and connects to your home Wi-Fi network. So you’ll get a world of wireless music through your passive speakers, too. It makes it easy to listen anywhere around your home—even through outdoor speakers. The SA-5 amplifier is also part of the SoundTouch family.