Panasonic RP-HD305B - Digital Wireless Stereo Headphones Manual

Panasonic RP-HD305B - Digital Wireless Stereo Headphones Manual

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Panasonic RP-HD305B - Digital Wireless Stereo Headphones Manual

Introduction

Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use.

Register online at http://shop.panasonic.com/support (U.S. customers only)

If you have any questions, visit:
In the U.S.A.:
http://shop.panasonic.com/support
In Canada: www.panasonic.ca/english/support

Accessories

Please check and identify the supplied accessories.

Only for U.S.A.:
To order accessories, refer to "Limited Warranty" on the rear page.

Only for Canada:
To order accessories, contact the dealer from whom you have made your purchase.
1 x USB charging cord

1 x Detachable cord

Expressions used in this document

  • The product illustrations may differ from the actual product.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the applicable safety instructions listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference.

  1. Read these instructions.
  2. Keep these instructions.
  3. Heed all warnings.
  4. Follow all instructions.
  5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
  6. Clean only with dry cloth.
  7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
  8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
  9. 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 2019/4/1 provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your Expressions utilisées dans ce document outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
  10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
  11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
  12. Use only with the 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.
  13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
  14. 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.

Safety precautions


A lithium ion battery that is recyclable powers the product you have purchased. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery.

This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules and Industry Canada's licence-exempt RSSs. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. this device may not cause interference, and
  2. this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of this device.

FCC ID: ACJ-RP-HD305B
Model: RP-HD305B
IC: 216A-RPHD305B

This transmitter must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.
This equipment complies with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency (RF) Exposure rules. This equipment has very low levels of RF energy that is deemed to comply without testing of specific absorption ratio (SAR).

FCC 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.

Any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment would void the user's authority to operate this device. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Suppliers Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name: Panasonic
Model No.: RP-HD305B
Responsible Party: Panasonic Corporation of North America Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102-5490

Support Contact: http://shop.panasonic.com/support

THE FOLLOWING APPLIES ONLY IN CANADA.
CAN ICES-3(B)/NMB-3(B)

Unit


To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage,

  • Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping or splashing.
  • Do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on this unit.
  • Use the recommended accessories.
  • Do not remove covers.
  • Do not repair this unit by yourself. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
  • Avoid using or placing this unit near sources of heat.
  • Do not use while operating a motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in many areas.
  • Do not listen with this unit at high volume in places where you need to hear sounds from the surrounding environment for safety, such as at railroad crossings, and construction sites.
  • Keep this unit away from something susceptible to the magnetism. Such devices as a clock may not operate correctly.


To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage,

  • Do not install or place this unit in a bookcase, built-in cabinet or in another confined space. Ensure this unit is well ventilated.

Allergies

  • Discontinue use if you experience discomfort with the ear pads or any other parts that directly contact your skin.
  • Continued use may cause rashes or other allergic reactions.

Use only the supplied USB charging cord when connecting to a computer.


CONFORMS TO
UL STD. 60065
CERTIFIED TO CSA STD.
C22.2 NO. 60065

How to use
Remove the right ear pad to view authentication information. (1) Authentication information () is indicated on the speaker plate portion (), which becomes visible when the right ear pad (R side) is removed. (2) To attach the ear pad, fit the part of the ear pad into the part . (3)
Do not pull the ear pad with force when attaching or removing.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Panasonic Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

Siri is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

QR Code is a registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED.

Qualcomm aptX is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.
Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the
United States and other countries. aptX is a trademark of Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd., registered in the United States and other countries.

Other system names and product names appearing in this document are in general the registered trademarks or trademarks of the respective developer companies.

Note that the TM mark and ® mark do not appear in this document.

Part names

Part names

  1. Audio input terminal
  2. [SOUND] button
  3. [+] button
  4. [ ] button
  5. [-] button
  6. Charging terminal (DC IN)
  7. Power/pairing LED
  8. [] button*
  9. Microphone
  10. Ear pads
  11. Raised dot indicating the left side
    * : Standby/ON

Charging

Charging
The rechargeable battery (installed in the unit) is not charged initially. Charge the battery before using the unit.

Connect this unit to a computer () using the USB charging cord (supplied) ().

  • The power/pairing LED () lights in red when charging is in progress. When charging is completed, the power/pairing LED will go out.
  • It takes approx. 5 hours to charge the battery from empty to full.
  • Check the direction of the terminals and plug in/out straight holding onto the plug. ( It may result in malfunction by the deforming of the terminal if it is plugged in obliquely or in wrong direction.)
  • It is not possible to turn the power on or connect to Bluetooth ® devices during charging.
  • Make sure the computer is turned on and is not on standby or sleep mode.
  • Do not use any other USB charging cords except the supplied one.
  • When the battery level starts to run low, the blinking power/pairing LED will turn from blue to red, and as it drops further, you will be notified by one beep every 1 minute* When the battery runs out, an English guidance message will be heard and the power will turn off.
    * If you press [] twice quickly, an English guidance message will be heard and you can check the battery level.

Turning the power on/off

Turning the power on/off
Press and hold [] () of this unit for approx.
3 seconds until the power/pairing LED (blue) (
b) blinks.

  • A beep will sound, and the power/pairing LED (blue) will blink slowly.

To turn the power off
Press and hold [] for approximately 3 seconds. An English guidance message will be heard, and the power will be turned off.

  • If the unit is not connected to a Bluetooth® device, an English guidance message will be heard and turn off the unit automatically approximately 5 minutes after you have stopped using it. (Auto power off)

Connecting a Bluetooth ® device

Connecting a Bluetooth ® device

Bluetooth® pairing

  1. In the power-off state, press and hold [] of this unit until the power/pairing LED blinks.
  • When pairing a device for the first time: approx. 3 seconds
  • When pairing a second or subsequent devices: approx. 5 seconds
    • This unit will start to search for a Bluetooth® device to connect to, and the power/pairing LED will light alternately in blue and red.
  1. Turn on the power of the Bluetooth® device, and enable the Bluetooth® function.
  2. Select "RP-HD305B" (a) from the Bluetooth® device's menu.
  • If prompted for a passkey, input the passkey "0000 (four zeros)" of this unit.
  • When the power/pairing LED (blue) blinks twice every approx. 2 seconds, pairing (registration) is completed. (Connection established)
  • If connection to a device is not established within approximately 5 minutes, the unit will be turned off. Perform pairing again.

Connecting a paired Bluetooth® device

  1. Turn on this unit.
  2. Perform steps 2 and 3 of "Bluetooth pairing". (→ above)
    • When the power/pairing LED (blue) blinks twice every approx. 2 seconds, pairing (registration) is completed. (Connection established)

Using the headphones

Using the headphones
When using the functions below that are indicated with the [] mark, connect the Bluetooth® device and the unit.

Listening to music []
Select and play the music on the Bluetooth® device.

  • The unit's headphones will output the music or the audio of the video being played back.

Remote controlling (Available only if your Bluetooth® device supports "AVRCP" Bluetooth® profiles) []

(Operation example)

Play / Pause Press [] ().
Increase the volume Press [+] ().
Decrease the volume Press [-] ().
Forward to the start of next track Press [] twice quickly.
Return to the start of current track Press [] three times quickly.
Fast forward Press [] twice quickly; hold the second press.
Fast rewind Press [] three times quickly; hold the third press.
  • The volume can be adjusted in 31 levels (16 levels during calls). When the maximum or minimum volume is reached, a beep will sound.

Selecting the sound mode []
This changes the sound quality of the music or video being played back.

Press the [SOUND] button on this unit.

  • Each press of this button changes the sound quality.
    • Bass Enhancer: Produces a more dynamic sound effect with enhanced bass.
    • Clear Voice: Produces a sound effect which makes human voices, such as vocals and dialogues, clear to listen to.
    • OFF: Turns off sound effects.
  • The setting immediately before the power is turned off is stored.
  • You will be notified by audio guidance when the mode is switched.
  • This may not be effective depending on the music or video being played back.

Making a phone call []

  1. Press [] () on the unit and answer the incoming call.
    • (HFP only) To reject the incoming call, press [] twice quickly.
  2. Start talking.
  3. Press [] to end the phone call.
    • (HFP only) It may be difficult to hear phone conversations when the unit is used in locations with loud ambient noise or in outdoor or other locations exposed to powerful winds. In that case, change the calling location or switch the calling device to the Bluetooth ® enabled phone to continue the call. (Press [] on the unit twice quickly to switch.)
    • You can have the Bluetooth ® enabled phone make phone calls by using the microphone of the unit and an app of the Bluetooth ® enabled phone. (→ below, "Activating a voice functions")

Activating a voice functions []
You can use a button on this unit to activate Siri or other voice functions on your smartphone or similar device.
Press and hold [] () on this unit until the voice function is activated.

Using the detachable cord (supplied)
While the power is turned off or the battery has no remaining charge, this unit can be used as normal headphones by connecting the detachable cord (supplied). ()

  • If you connect the detachable cord (supplied) when connected via Bluetooth ®, the power will turn off.
  • Noise may occur due to dirt on the plug. Clean the plug with a soft dry cloth if this occurs.
  • Do not use any other detachable cords except the supplied one.

Restoring to the factory settings
Charge the battery before restoring the unit.

  1. While the power is turned off, press and hold [] for at least 5 seconds until the LED will lighting alternately in blue and red.
  2. While the power/pairing LED is lighting alternately in blue and red, press [+] () and [-] () at the same time for at least 5 seconds.
    • The default settings will be restored after the power/pairing LED (blue) blinks fast and the unit turns off.
    • When pairing a device again, delete the registering information (Device: "RP-HD305B") from the Bluetooth ® device's menu, and register this unit with the Bluetooth ® device again. (→ )

To remove the battery when disposing of this unit

To remove the battery when disposing of this unit
The following instructions are not intended for repairing purposes but for the disposal of this unit. This unit is not restorable once disassembled.

  • When disposing of this unit, take out the battery installed in this unit and recycle it.
  • Disassemble after the battery runs out.
  • Keep disassembled parts out of reach of children.

Regarding the handling of used batteries

  • Insulate the terminals with adhesive tape or similar material.
  • Do not disassemble.

Batteries

  • Do not heat or expose to flame.
  • Do not leave the battery(ies) in a car exposed to direct sunlight for a long period of time with doors and windows closed.
  • Battery mishandling can cause electrolyte leakage which can damage items the leaked fluid comes into contact with. If electrolyte leaks from the battery, consult your dealer. Wash thoroughly with water if electrolyte comes in contact with any part of your body.
  • When disposing of the batteries, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal.
  1. Insert a flat-head screwdriver into the groove on the outward-facing side of the left headphone ().
  2. Use the flat-head screwdriver to pry up .
  3. Remove the battery, and cut off the wires one by one with scissors.

Troubleshooting

Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to "Customer Services Directory" on the front page if you reside in the U.S.A., or refer to "CONTACT INFORMATION" on the rear page if you reside in Canada.

No sound

  • Make sure that the unit and the Bluetooth ® device are connected correctly. ( → )
  • Check if music is playing on the Bluetooth ® device.
  • Make sure that the unit is turned on and the volume is not set too low.
  • Pair and connect the Bluetooth ® device and the unit again. ( → )
  • Check if the Bluetooth ® compatible device supports "A2DP" profile. For details on profiles, see "Listening to music" in "Owner's Manual (PDF format)". Also refer to the operating manual for the Bluetooth ® compatible device.
  • If there is more than one active Bluetooth® device around this unit, it may be connected to the wrong one, so check that it is connected to the correct one.

Low volume

  • Increase the volume of the unit. (→ )
  • Increase the volume on the Bluetooth ® device.

Sound from the device is cut off. / Too much noise. / Sound quality is bad.

  • Sound may be disrupted if signals are blocked. Do not fully cover this unit with the palm of your hand, etc.
  • The device may be out of the 10 m (33 ft.) communication range. Move the device closer to this unit.
  • Remove any obstacle between this unit and the device.
  • Switch off any wireless LAN device when not in use.

The device cannot be connected

  • Delete the pairing information for this unit from the Bluetooth®device, then pair them again. ()

You cannot hear the other person

  • Make sure that the unit and the Bluetooth ® enabled phone are turned on
  • Check if the unit and the Bluetooth ® enabled phone are connected. (→ )
  • Check the audio settings of the Bluetooth ® enabled phone. Switch the calling device to the unit if it is set to the Bluetooth ® enabled phone. (→ )
  • If the volume of the other person's voice is too low, increase the volume of both the unit and the Bluetooth ® enabled phone.

Cannot make a phone call

  • Check if the Bluetooth® compatible device supports "HSP" or "HFP" profile. For details on profiles, see "Listening to music" and "Making a phone call" in "Owner's Manual (PDF format)". Also refer to the operating manual for the Bluetooth®enabled phone.

The unit does not respond

  • This unit can be reset when all operations are rejected. To reset the unit, connect the unit to a computer using the USB charging cord. (The pairing device information will not be deleted.)
  • The power cannot be turned on when the detachable cord (supplied) is connected. (→ Rear page, )

Cannot charge the unit

  • Is the USB port you are currently using working properly? If your computer has other USB ports, unplug the connector from its current port and plug it into one of the other ports.
  • If the measures mentioned above are not applicable, unplug the USB charging cord and plug it in again.
  • If the charge time and operating time become shortened, the battery may have run down. (Number of charging times of the installed battery: Approximately 300)

The power/pairing LED does not light during charging. / Charging takes longer.

  • Is the USB charging cord connected firmly to the USB terminal of the computer? (→ )
  • Make sure to charge in a room temperature between 10 oC and 35 oC (50 oF and 95 oF).

The power does not turn on.

  • Is the unit being charged? The power cannot be turned ON during charging. (→ )
  • The power cannot be turned on when the detachable cord (supplied) is connected. (→ Rear page, )

The audio guidance language has changed.

  • The audio guidance language can be switched. (Press and hold [-] and [] for at least 5 seconds.) It is possible to switch the audio guidance between English and French.

Specifications

General

Power supply DC 5 V, 300 mA
(Internal battery: 3.7 V
(Li-polymer))
Operating time*1 Approx. 24 hours (SBC)
Charging time*2 (25 oC (77 oF)) Approx. 5 hours
Charging temperature range 10 oC to 35 oC (50 oF to 95 oF)
Operating temperature range 0 oC to 40 oC (32 oF to 104 oF)
Operating humidity range

35 %RH to 80 %RH

(no condensation)

Mass (Weight) Approx. 220 g (without cord)

Bluetooth® section

Frequency band 2402 MHz to 2480 MHz
Supported profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HSP, HFP
Supported codec SBC, AAC, Qualcomm® aptXTM,
Qualcomm® aptX Low LatencyTM

Headphone section

Impedance 34 Ω (Power off, with cord)

Speaker section

Max input 1000 mW (IEC)

*1 It may be shorter depending on the operating conditions.
*2 The time required to charge the battery from empty to full.

  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Limited Warranty

(ONLY FOR U.S.A.)

Product or Part Name Parts Labor
Headphones/ Earphones/Headset 1 year Not Applicable
All included Accessories 90 days Not Applicable

(ONLY FOR CANADA)

Accessories One (1) year

CONTACT INFORMATION
For product operation and information assistance, please visit our Support page: www.panasonic.ca/english/support

For defective product exchange within the warranty period, please contact the original dealer.

The serial number of this product can be found on the left side of the headphones.
Remove the left ear pad to see it.
Please note them in the space provided below and keep for future reference.
MODEL NUMBER: RP-HD305B
SERIAL NUMBER:

User memo:
DATE OF PURCHASE:
DEALER NAME:
DEALER ADDRESS:
TELEPHONE NUMBER:

Panasonic Corporation of North America
Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102-5490
http://shop.panasonic.com

Panasonic Canada Inc.
5770 Ambler Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L4W 2T3
www.panasonic.com

© Panasonic Corporation 2019
Printed in China

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