Panasonic RP-HD605N - Wireless Headphones Basic Operating Instructions

Panasonic RP-HD605N - Wireless Headphones Basic Operating Instructions

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Panasonic RP-HD605N - Wireless Headphones Basic Operating Instructions

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


Please check and identify the supplied accessories.

1 x USB charging cord
1 x Detachable cord
1 x Carrying case
1 x Airplane adaptor

Expressions used in this document

  • The product illustrations may differ from the actual product.

Safety precautions


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 the use in the following conditions

  • High or low extreme temperatures during use, storage or transportation.
  • Disposal of a battery into fire or a hot oven, or mechanically crushing or cutting of a battery, that can result in an explosion.
  • Extremely high temperature and/or extremely low air pressure that can result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas.
  • Avoid using or placing this unit near sources of heat.
  • 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.
  • Wide band characteristic voltage equal or larger than 75 mV.
  • Keep this unit away from something susceptible to the magnetism. Such devices as a clock may not operate correctly.
  • When using this unit in an airplane, heed the instructions given by the airline company. Some airlines may forbid your using the unit. For further details, contact the airline you will be flying with.


  • 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.

Precautions for listening with the Headphones

  • Excessive sound pressure from earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss.
  • Do not use your headphones at a high volume. Hearing experts advise against continuous extended play.
  • If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or discontinue use.
  • Do not use while operating a motorised vehicle. It may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in many areas.
  • You should use extreme caution or temporarily discontinue use in potentially hazardous situations.
This unit may receive radio interference caused by mobile telephones during use. If such interference occurs, please increase separation between this unit and the mobile telephone.
Keep the airplane adaptor out of reach of children to prevent swallowing.
Use only the supplied USB charging cord when connecting to a computer.
This unit is intended for use in moderate and tropical climates.

Only for European Union and countries with recycling systems

These symbols indicate separate collection of waste electrical and electronic equipment or waste batteries.

More detailed information is contained in "Operating Instructions (PDF format)".


Clean this unit with a dry and soft cloth.

  • Do not use solvents including benzine, thinner, alcohol, kitchen detergent, a chemical wiper, etc. This might cause the exterior case to be deformed or the coating to come off.



Power supply DC 5 V, 0.5 A (Internal battery: 3.7 V (Li-polymer 800 mAh))
Operating time*1 Approx. 20 hours (Noise cancelling: ON, SBC)
Charging time*2 (25 oC) Approx. 4 hours
Charging temperature range 10 oC to 35 oC
Operating temperature range 0 oC to 40 oC
Operating humidity range 35%RH to 80%RH (no condensation)
Mass Approx. 268 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® aptXTM HD, LDACTM

*1 It may be shorter depending on the operating conditions.

*2 Time taken to recharge from empty to full.

  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.


Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the remedies indicated do not solve the problem, consult your dealer for instructions.

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 "Operating Instructions (PDF format)". Also refer to the operating manual for the Bluetooth® compatible device.

Cannot adjust the volume.

  • Is the ambient sound enhancer operating? Turn off the ambient sound enhancer. ()

Low volume.

  • Is the ambient sound enhancer operating? Turn off the ambient sound enhancer. ()
  • 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 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.
  • A communication problem may arise if the battery is not fully charged. Charge the unit. ()
  • If the unit and the Bluetooth® device are connected via LDAC, the problem may be solved by changing the sound quality mode on the Bluetooth® device to give priority to connection. For details, refer to the operating instructions for the Bluetooth® device.

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 "Operating Instructions (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.)

Cannot charge the unit. / The power/pairing LED blinks during charging.

  • 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.

The power does not turn on.

  • Is the unit being charged? The power cannot be turned ON during charging. ()

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the 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.

Android is a trademark of Google Inc.

LDAC and LDAC logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.

Qualcomm aptX is a product of Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd.

Qualcomm is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated, registered in the United States and other countries, used with permission. aptX is a trademark of Qualcomm Technologies International, Ltd., registered in the United States and other countries, used with permission.

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.

Certification information () can be found on the right side of the headphones. Remove the right ear pad to see it. (1) To attach the ear pad, align the four tabs (, ), and push the ear pad in until a clicking sound is heard to lock it into place. (2)
Certification Label Location

Declaration of Conformity (DoC)

Hereby, "Panasonic Corporation" declares that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 2014/53/EU.

Customers can download a copy of the original DoC to our RE products from our DoC server:

Contact to Authorised Representative:
Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH,
Panasonic Testing Centre, Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany

Type of wireless Frequency band Maximum power
Bluetooth® 2402 - 2480 MHz 4 dBm

Manufactured by: Panasonic Corporation
Kadoma, Osaka, Japan

Importer for Europe: Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH
Panasonic Testing Centre
Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany

Panasonic Corporation

© Panasonic Corporation 2018

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