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Ilive ISB250 Bluetooth Wireless Tailgate Party Speaker User Manual

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Ilive ISB250 Bluetooth Wireless Tailgate Party Speaker User Manual

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Important Safety Instructions

  • Read these Instructions.
  • Keep these Instructions.
  • Heed all Warnings.
  • Follow all instructions.
  • Do not use this apparatus near water.
  • Clean only with a dry cloth.
  • Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  • Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding – type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. When the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
  • Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
  • Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
  • Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  • Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
  • Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over.

FCC Warnings

Warning: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Additional Warnings and Precautions

  • WARNING: Shock hazard – Do Not Open.
  • CAUTION: Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
  • Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
  • WARNING: Do not place this unit directly onto furniture surfaces with any type of soft, porous, or sensitive finish. As with any rubber compound made with oils, the feet could cause marks or staining where the feet reside. We recommend using a protective barrier such as a cloth or a piece of glass between the unit and the surface to reduce the risk of damage and/or staining.
  • Do not ingest battery, chemical burn hazard.
  • Battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
  • Lithium batteries, like all rechargeable batteries, are recyclable and should be recycled or disposed of according to state and local guidelines. They should never be disposed of in normal household waste and they should never be incinerated, as they might explode. Contact your local government for disposal or recycling practices in your area.


  • The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
  • The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of un-insulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
  • This symbol indicates that this product incorporates double insulation between hazardous mains voltage and user accessible parts.


  • This product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings. This product meets and complies with all Federal regulations.
  • To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover (or back). No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.



  • Bluetooth wireless – range 59 ft.
  • Voice prompts announce speaker functions
  • Two 6.5” full range speakers.
  • LED light effects
  • FM scan radio
  • Microphone input
  • Rotary volume control
  • 3.5mm Aux in
  • Micro SD Port – supports MP3 file format
  • USB port – supports MP3 file format
  • Carry handle
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • Battery life: approx. 5 hours at 50% volume

Control Panel

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  1. Power/Volume Wheel: Turn to power ON/OFF and adjust volume level
  2. Charging Status LED: Solid red light when charging. When the unit is fully charged, the light will turn off.
  3. DC Power Input: Use to charge the internal battery and power the speaker. Charge time is approximately 4-5 hours when the speaker is powered off.
  4. Aux in (3.5mm Input)
  5. Source/LEDs: Press to change audio source between Bluetooth, Aux in, USB, SD and FM. Press and hold to turn LED lights ON/OFF.
  6. Next/Previous/TWS: Press to skip to next track or replay previous track. In FM Mode press to cycle through radio stations. In Bluetooth mode, press and hold the / TWS button to enter Party Plus mode which will allow this speaker to pair with another ISB250 speaker for True Wireless Stereo.
  7. Play/Pause/Pair/: Press to play/pause a track. In FM Mode press and hold to start auto-search and save all scanned radio stations. In Bluetooth mode press and hold for 3 seconds to manually pair to a Bluetooth device.
  8. Micro SD Port.
  9. USB Media Port
  10. Microphone Input

Charging the Battery

To power the unit or charge the internal battery, connect the DC Power Input on the speaker to a standard power outlet using an AC/DC power adapter. Note: For best charging results, power off the speaker while it is charging.

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Bluetooth Wireless

Pairing & Playing Audio

  • Press the Source/LEDs button to select Bluetooth Mode.
  • When the speaker is ready to pair a voice prompt will sound. Using the controls on your Bluetooth device, scan for and select ISB250 in your Bluetooth settings to pair. Refer to the user’s manual for your specific device for instructions on pairing and connecting Bluetooth devices.
  • When successfully paired, a voice prompt will sound from the unit.
  • Use the controls on the connected device to select and begin playing audio. Audio played through the connected Bluetooth device will now be heard through the speaker. Use the controls on the speaker or the connected device to play, pause, and adjust volume.

Note: After initial pairing, the unit will stay paired unless unpaired manually by the user or erased due to a reset of the device. If your device should become unpaired or you find it is unable to connect, press and hold the Play/Pause/Pair button to pair manually and repeat the above steps.

Party Plus Mode.

Party Plus Mode allows two identical “ISB250” speakers to pair together for a stereo sound effect.

  • To enter Party Plus Mode, Power ON both speakers and set to Bluetooth mode.
  • Press and hold the button on one of the units until an audible chime is heard. The speakers will attempt to pair to each other.
  • When the 2 speakers are paired together a voice will announce the connection.
  • Connect Bluetooth device to speakers using the steps from the “Pairing and Playing Audio” section above.
  • Use your device to select and play tracks. The audio will now be heard through both speakers.

Using the Microphone

To use a microphone, plug a microphone into the Microphone Input and the speaker will project your voice out loud. Use the Volume Wheel in order to control the volume of the microphone.


  • Load a USB or SD memory card into the appropriate media port.
  • The speaker will automatically switch to USB/SD mode.
  • Use the controls on the speaker to select and play and pause audio from the connected drive.

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Aux In

Requires a 3.5mm audio cable (not included).

  • Connect a 3.5mm audio cable to the Aux In on the unit and the audio output/headphone jack on an audio device.
  • Press Source/LEDs to switch to Aux in mode.
  • Use the controls on the connected device to select and play audio.

Note: Newer phone models may require an adapter (lightingto-3.5mm headphone adapter for iPhone,) or (USB-C to 3.5mm audio adapter,) for android.

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FM Radio

To use the FM radio, press the Source/LEDs button to switch to FM mode. Auto Search and Saving Stations

  • To use the auto search function press and hold the Play/Pause/Party Plus button while in FM mode.
  • The radio will auto search stations and save them.
  • To cycle through the saved stations press the Next/Previous buttons.

Customer Support

To download this User’s Guide in English, Spanish, or French, or to get answers to frequently asked questions, visit the support section at: For Warranty Information and the most up-to-date version of this User’s Guide, go to Customer Service: 1-888-999-4215 | Email Support: | Email Parts: Copyright © 2020 Digital Products International (DPI, Inc.) All other trademarks appearing herein are the property of their respective owners. Specifications are subject to change without notice.


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