FAQ

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Speaker FAQ

What devices are compatible with the Glydsphere EV Speaker?

The Speaker can be used with almost every device which outputs audio via Bluetooth and/or wireless high resolution audio codecs. This includes smartphones, tablets, and more. Simply connect the device to the Speaker like you would with any other wireless audio hardware. To establish a low latency high resolution connection is a small USB transmitter required. We recommend the audio transmitter BT-W3 by Creative Labs.

How do I power the Speaker system?

The Glydsphere EV Speaker is turned on and off via a small remote control which can be used while sitting in the car. Once you connect it to the rechargeable battery, there is no need to manually press a button on the Speaker.

In which Tesla models does the Speaker fit?

The Speaker fits in all current Tesla frunks. 

Does the Speaker fit cars other than Teslas?

Yes! The Glydsphere EV Speaker fits nearly all cars. The Speaker’s dimensions are 21,6* 13,8* 6,3".

How can I unmount the Speaker?

The Speaker is attached via Velcro pads and can be easily removed whenever you need the space. It takes less than 1 minutes to unmount and/or mount the Speaker again.

I need to charge my phone or another device while being on the road. Can I use the Glydsphere battery?

The Glydsphere battery can also charge devices however it is necessary to check the input power of the device you would like to charge. Discharge over the DC output is up to 12V/4,2A & 50W; discharge over the USB-A output is 5V/3A; 9V/2A; 12V/1,5A & 18W; discharge over USB-C output is 5V/9V/12V/15V/20V-3,25A & 65W.

What OBD connector and transmitter is needed of the best experience?

The system supports the OBD Link MX+ which is one of the best OBD connectors on the market. Additionally is an aptX LL transmitter for your phone required to achieve a lag free audio transmission. We recommend the Creative BT-W3 audio transmitter. Both items work with Apple and Android devices and are the best in their segment. Both items are available on Amazon or directly from the manufacturer: OBD Link MX+ and Creative BT-W3

How do I control the volume of the Speaker?

The master value is controlled via a knob on the Speaker. Finer volume control of the Speaker is done via the Glydsphere App on your phone.

Can I use other sounds not on the Glydsphere app with the Glydsphere EV Speaker?

You can play any audio from your phone with the Speaker.

Where does this marvelous piece of technology come from?

From another galaxy… But for real, the Glydsphere EV Speaker is designed and assembled by Space Gravity in Germany by a team of sound and product engineers dedicated to creating a unique driving personalization experience through audio.

Recommended USB adapters for Iphone devices

Apple: Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter (see here)        

App FAQ

Can I use the App connected to an audio device via Bluetooth?

While it is possible to use Bluetooth, we recommend not using the standard Bluetooth codec as this creates latency which deteriorates the experience.

How many sounds are there in total?

The Glydsphere App sound set library is always growing, new sound sets and features to customize the sound algorithm are constantly added.

Does the App respond to my car’s acceleration & deceleration?

Yes, absolutely! For optimal performance, we recommend connecting the app to the OBD adapter: "OBD Link MX+" via Bluetooth.

Are the sound sets I create shared with other users?

No. They are all unique to you and for you!

How many sound sets can I create and store in the App?

Unlimited! The quantity of custom sound sets is only limited by the storage capacity of your phone.

When I unlock a new sound set, how long do I have access to it?

Forever.

I cannot hear any sound?

Make sure the audio output of your phone is turned on and the volume is turned up on your phone and the Glydsphere EV Speaker.

 

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