Mackie Thump GO Bluetooth Protocol
The Thump GO is visible as two Bluethooth devices.
Thump GO is an audio device. A connection has to be established for the other interface to work.
The Bluetooth device named
LE_Thump GO is used for controlling the loudspeaker. This is the interface that the official app Thump Connect 2 uses. This device offers service UUID
49535343-fe7d-4ae5-8fa9-9fafd205e455. Appearently, this is the BM70/RN4870 chip with service "Microchip Transparent UART". Here, I list all the commands of that device that I could reverse-engineer. I assume no liability for the correctness. All numbers are in hexadecimal notation.
|01||Front LED||00 (off) or 01 (on)|
|(02)||Battery SOC||ff (?), ..., f1, ee, ... 77, 73, 70 = LED green (100% to 20%)
6c, 69, 65, 62, 5e, 5b, 57 = LED yellow (20% to 5%)
54, ... = LED red (less than 5%)
|04||Auto Link||00 (off) or 01 (on)|
|05||Auto Connect||00 (off) or 01 (on)|
|08||Main Volume||00 (0%) to ff (100%)|
|09||Main Mute||00 (unmuted) or 01 (muted)|
|0a||Voicing Mode||00 (Music)
|0b||Outdoor Mode||00 (off) or 01 (on)|
|0c||Music Ducking||00 (off) or 01 (on)|
|0d||Feedback Eliminator||00 (off) or 01 (on)|
|0e||Custom EQ low||fa (-6 dB) to ff (-1 dB), 00, 01 (+ 1 dB) to 06 (+6 dB)|
|0f||Custom EQ high||fa (-6 dB) to ff (-1 dB), 00, 01 (+ 1 dB) to 06 (+6 dB)|
|10||CH1 Volume||00 (0%) to ff (100%)|
|11||CH1 Mute||00 (unmuted) or 01 (muted)|
|13||CH2 Volume||00 (0%) to ff (100%)|
|14||CH2 Mute||00 (unmuted) or 01 (muted)|
All the push-button actions (I mean the physical push buttons on the device) can be executed via the Bluetooth protocoll, except the Bluetooth button.
The physical dials (for gain and Main volume) cannot be operated via Bluetooth. 100% on the Bluetooth protocol corresponds to the respective physical dial. The volume can only be lowered(or muted completely) via Bluetooth.
Linked Mode settings (for connecting two loudspeakers) could not be tested.
Write at characteristic
bed1030a01ef sets voicing mode to Speech.
Listen to notifications of characteristic
Every 600 milliseconds, a notification indicating (virtual) signal level LEDs is sent. This is message
ZZ=CH2 – with values 00 (LED off) or ff (LED on = signal on this level).
Every 6 seconds, the battery state of charge (SOC) is transmitted.
bed50302XXef with XX being the SOC. Values as described in the Settings Vector table.
Write the command
bed104ef to get the settings vector, in 2 parts.
bed505010eXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXef, with the payload being the settings vector with IDs 01 through 0e.
bed5050f09XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXef, with the payload being the settings vector with IDs 0f through 18.
If a setting is changed via button press on the device, this is announced with a
bed503XXYYef notification, with
bed5030b01ef Outdoor Mode on
bed115ef results in consistent answers (some consistent per session, some across sessions). These could include product ID, serial number, session IDs.
bed10aef starts link mode, command
bed10bef ends it.
Status changes are announced (
bed5030600ef off) for both, Bluethooth command and button press on the device.
Not owning a second Thump GO loadspeaker, link mode could not be tested.