New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Other Hardware and Peripherals Other Apple systems and peripherals discussion.

Logitech Z515 Speakers - No audio output with MBP when paired and selected.


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
inivid

 
Member Since: Jan 28, 2012
Location: Munich , Germany
Posts: 4
inivid is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: MacBook Pro 13" (Late 2011), iMac 27" (Late 2011)

inivid is offline
I've had issues with these speakers pretty much every time I've tried to use them with my MBP. My only consistent success has been with my iPod and iPhone.

Instructions for specifically pairing to a MBP are nonexistent. I have been able to get them to work only once before. However, I have no idea what did the trick. So, I'm still scratching my head over it and getting quite frustrated in the process.

I'll explain...
To initiate Bluetooth operation on the device itself is simple. Press and hold both + and - volume buttons at the same time until the wireless indicator light blinks rapidly, signifying that Bluetooth is now on and ready to connect. Once it does so, then it is ready to initiate pairing procedures on the connecting device. When connected, the indicator light will stop blinking and will remain constantly illuminated.

On the MBP's end, as soon as the devices Bluetooth is turned on, it immediately appears in the list of detected Bluetooth devices. As soon as it appears, I click "Continue" to carry out the setup process.

Once the device is setup, my MBP automatically determines that it's an audio output device. Now, the device appears in the detected device list with a green icon indicating that it's connected. However, no audio will play. After a short time, the icon turns red, indicating that it's not connected.

There's no simple "connect"/"disconnect" feature in the MBP Bluetooth preferences, when looking at detected devices. The closest thing to it is "Update Services" in the menu that appears when clicking the sprocket next to the + and - icons below the device list, while "Show More Info" is checked.

Anyway, I've done everything I can think of and I cannot get the speakers to work. I'm not convinced it has anything to do with the speakers themselves, because they connect flawlessly to my iPod and iPhone.

Anyone else have experience with Logitech audio devices such as this? It's quite frustrating, as I bought both my MBP and these Logitech Z515 speakers for their portability.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Toshiba Cavnio not recognized on Macbook Pro | Iomega 500 GB Drive Mounting Issues »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:59 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?