Playing background music throughout your facility (warehouse, plant, hospital, office, or school) can create an ambient and pleasant atmosphere.
The two most important reasons why you want to use your facility’s PA system do play music are:
- Your Carina PA system already has this capability. There’s no need to install an additional system when a Carina PA system already performs this function.
- Using your Carina PA system for music ensures that any critical safety announcements made through the same system will take precedence over the music, preventing important messages from being drowned out by competing audio devices.
We originally discussed playing music in your facility in this article:
And created this “How To Stream Music with Carina” tutorial:
This video shows you how to connect a 3.5mm audio cable to your music device and play music via your Carina system.
Next, we received inquiries on which smart speakers and devices were compatible with Carina.
If you have a device that can output audio via bluetooth, here’s how to connect it to your Carina system.
To address these questions, we have researched various smart speakers and music streaming devices currently on the market for compatibility with Carina. Devices with “Yes” under the 3.5mm column can be connected to Carina by following this instructional video. Devices with “Yes” under the Bluetooth column can be connected to Carina by following this video.
Supported Devices to Play Music on Carina
|Device||3.5mm headphone jack||Bluetooth||Compatible with Carina?|
|Apple iPhone||Requires an aux cord||Yes||Yes|
|Amazon Alexa||Yes, see BT pairing instructions||Yes|
|Sonos Move or Roam||No||Yes, see BT pairing instructions||Yes|
|No||Yes, see BT pairing instructions||Yes|
|Pixel 7||Requires a headphone adapter||Yes||Yes|
|Samsung Galaxy S23 | S23+||Requires a headphone adapter||Yes||Yes|
|Windows Desktop or Laptop||Most Windows computers have a 3.5mm jack output||Most Windows computers have BT output capabilities||Yes|
Is your device not on the list? Let us know and we’ll add it!
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