hama 00184155 Bluetooth Audio Receiver Instruction Manual
hama 00184155 Bluetooth Audio Receiver

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Controls and displays

Controls and displays

  1. Multi-function button (MFB)
  2. Microphone
  3. + button
  4. Status LED
  5. – button
  6. Audio output (3.5 mm)
  7. Micro-USB connection

Explanation of warning symbols and notes

Warning icon Warning
This symbol is used to indicate safety instructions or to draw your attention to specific hazards and risks.

Note icon Note
This symbol is used to indicate additional information or important notes.

Package contents

  • 1x “BT-Rex” Bluetooth® audio receiver
    Package contents
  • 1x micro-USB charging cable
  • 1x 3.5 mm AUX cable
    Package contents
  • 1x operating instructions
    Package contents

Safety instructions

  • The product is intended for private, non-commercial use only.
  • Protect the product from dirt, moisture and overheating and use it in dry environments only.
  • Do not use the product in the immediate vicinity of heaters, other heat sources or in direct sunlight.
  • While driving a car or using sports equipment, do not allow yourself to be distracted by your product and keep an eye on the traffic situation and your surroundings.
  • Do not drop the product and do not expose it to any major shocks.
  • Do not operate the product outside the power limits given in the specifications.
  • Do not open the device or continue to operate it if it becomes damaged.
  • The battery is permanently installed and cannot be removed; dispose of the product as a whole in accordance with the statutory regulations.
  • Dispose of packaging material immediately in accordance with the locally applicable regulations.
  • Do not modify the device in any way. Doing so voids the warranty.
  • Use the product only for the intended purpose.
  • Only use the article under moderate climatic conditions.
  • Do not use the product in areas in which electronic products are not permitted.
  • Do not attempt to service or repair the product yourself. Leave any and all service work to qualified experts.
  • Do not incinerate the battery or the product.
  • Do not tamper with or damage/heat/disassemble the batteries/rechargeable batteries.
  • Take care that components such as airbags, safety areas, controls, instruments, etc. and visibility are not blocked or restricted.
  • Ensure that the product is securely mounted before every journey.

Warning icon Warning – rechargeable battery

  • Only use suitable charging devices or USB ports to charge the product.
  • Do not use defective chargers or USB ports and do not attempt to repair them.
  • Do not overcharge the product or allow the battery to completely discharge.
  • Avoid storing, charging and using in extreme temperatures and at extremely low atmospheric pressures (such as at high altitudes).
  • When stored over a long period of time, batteries should be charged regularly (at least every three months).

Switching on/off

Icon Press the MFB button (1) for around 3 seconds until the LED (4) lights up blue and then goes out.
Icon To switch off, press the MFB button (1) for around 3 seconds until the LED (4) flashes red twice and then goes out.
Switching on/off

Note icon Note – Automatic product switch-off
The product is equipped with an automatic switch-off mechanism. If there is no connection to your device within 10 minutes, it switches itself off automatically.


Fully charge the product once before using it for the first time.

Connecting the product

Connect the USB charging cable included to the charging socket (7). Connect the free plug on the micro-USB charging cable to a suitable USB charger. To do this, consult the operating instructions for the USB charger you are using.
Charging instruction

Charging process

The LED (4) lights up solid red during the charging process. Once the charging process is complete, the LED (4) goes out.
Charging instruction
It can take up to 2 hours for the battery to be fully charged.

Battery capacity

When battery levels are low, the LED (4) starts to flash red.

Bluetooth® pairing

Note icon Note – pairing

    • Ensure that the Bluetooth®-enabled device is switched on and that the Bluetooth® function is activated.
    • Please refer to the operating instructions of your device for more information.
  • When the product is switched on for the first time, pairing begins automatically.
  • The product and the device should not be more than 1 metre apart. The shorter the distance, the better.
  • Switch the product on using the MFB button (1).
  • This product has an integrated Bluetooth® function that allows streaming (e.g. from a smartphone) to the product.
Connection with a device (e.g. smartphone)

Connection instruction

You can pair your device with the product using Bluetooth and use it as a playback device. The basic functions can then be controlled directly via the product (provided the device supports this). Alternatively, use your device for control.
To connect to your device (e.g. headphones or loudspeaker), connect it using the 3.5 mm AUX cable included and the audio output (6) on the product.

Connecting the product

Power Button Press and hold the MFB button (1) for around 6 seconds

  • If the LED (4) is flashing alternately red and blue: the product is searching for a Bluetooth® connection.
  • If the LED (4) lights up blue:
    the product is already paired with a Bluetooth® device.

Search using your device for the product (only required on the first connection)

Open the Bluetooth® settings on your device and wait until the list of found Bluetooth® devices shows Hama BT-Rex.
Select Hama BT-Rex and wait until product is listed as connected in your device’s Bluetooth® settings.

Note icon Note – Bluetooth® password

Some devices require a password in order to connect to another Bluetooth® device.

  • Enter the password 0000 to connect the headphones if your device prompts you to enter one.
    Bluetooth® password interface
Multi-point technology

This product can connect to two Bluetooth®-enabled audio devices simultaneously (multi-point). The product automatically names the two devices A and B and establishes a connection.
Multi-point technology

  • First connect the first device to your product.
  • Put your product in Bluetooth® pairing mode by pressing the MFB button (1) twice.
  • Then connect the Bluetooth® function on the second device.
  • Then connect the second device to your product.
Deleting the pairing list

Press and hold the MFB button (1) and – button (5) simultaneously for around 6 seconds while the device is switched on until the LED flashes blue/red once. Then switch the device off and on again.
The pairing list is now deleted.

Control elements

Functions Operation
Play / Pause Press the MFB button (1) once.
Accept a call Press the MFB button (1) once to accept an incoming call.
End a call Press the MFB button (1) once during the call.
Reject a call Press and hold the MFB button (1) for 2 seconds
Last number redial Press the MFB button (1) twice.
Increase volume Press the + button (3) once.
Next track Press and hold the + button (3) for 2 seconds.
Reduce volume Press the – button (5) once.
Previous track Press and hold the – button (5) for 2 seconds.
Activate voice dialing Briefly press the + button (3) and – button (5) simultaneously.

During operation, the LED (4) flashes every 7 seconds.

Reset function

Press and hold the MFB button (1) while plugging in the charging cable to reset the product to its factory settings.

Technical data

Bluetooth® version 5.0
Max. receiver operating time 9 h
Charging time 2 h
Profile A2DP, AVRCP
Current consumption 5V  150 mA
Battery type Li-polymer / 3.7 V
Min. capacity 145mAh
Weight 15 g
Size 44 x 40 x 17 mm

Care and maintenance

Only clean this product using a lint-free, slightly damp cloth and do not use any harsh cleaners.

Warranty disclaimer

Hama GmbH & Co KG assumes no liability and provides no warranty for damage resulting from improper installation/mounting, improper use of the product or from failure to observe the operating instructions and/or safety notes.

Service and support

Please contact Hama Product Consulting if you have any questions about this product.
Hotline: +49 9091 502-0 (German/English)
Further support information can be found here: www.hama.com

Declaration of conformity

CE icon Hama GmbH & Co KG hereby declares that the radio equipment type [00184155] is in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU. The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is available at the following Internet address:
www.hama.com->00184155 ->Downloads.

Frequency band(s) 2402 – 2480 MHz
Maximum radio-frequency power transmitted 2.51 mW E.I.R.P.

Service & Support

Hama GmbH & Co KG
86652 Monheim/Germany

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Documents / Resources

hama 00184155 Bluetooth Audio Receiver [pdf] Instruction Manual
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