Panasonic RP-BTS10 - Digital Wireless Stereo Earphones Manual

Panasonic RP-BTS10 - Digital Wireless Stereo Earphones Manual

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Panasonic RP-BTS10 - Digital Wireless Stereo Earphones Manual

Accessories

Please check and identify the supplied accessories.

  • 1 USB charging cord

For the United Kingdom and Ireland customers

Sales and Support Information

Customer Communications Centre

  • For customers within the U.K.:
    0344 844 3899
  • For customers within Ireland:
    01289 8333
  • Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm (Excluding public holidays).
  • For further support on your product, please visit our website: www.panasonic.co.uk

Direct Sales at Panasonic U.K.

  • Order accessory and consumable items for your product with ease and confidence by phoning our Customer Communications Centre - Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm (Excluding public holidays).
  • Or go on line through our Internet Accessory ordering application at www.pas-europe.com
  • Most major credit and debit cards accepted.
  • All enquiries transactions and distribution facilities are provided directly by Panasonic U.K.
  • It couldn't be simpler!
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Safety precautions

Unit

  • 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.
  • Do not block the ventilation of this unit with items such as cloth for long periods of time while charging or while the power is on.

Allergies

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

Precautions for listening with the Earphones

  • Do not use your earphones 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.

This unit is intended for use in moderate and tropical climates.

USB

  • Do not use any other USB charging cords except the supplied one.


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

About water resistance

IPX2 equivalent


*IEC STANDARD: IEC60529

Incorrect use may cause malfunction. For details, see the operating instruction on the website.

Part names

  1. Earphone
  2. Remote controller
  3. LED indicator light
  4. Charging terminal
  5. USB lid
  6. Microphone
  7. Code adjuster
  8. Battery case (Please remove the battery when disposing of this product. Please read the instruction on this manual.)
  9. Clip

The product illustrations may differ from the actual product.

Charging

Charging - Part 1
LED indicator light (next to charging terminal)

  • If PC used for charging enters "sleep mode", charging may not take place.

Charging - Part 2
Close the charging terminal cover securely.

Do not touch the charging terminal with wet hand.

  • If sweat or liquid is attached to the charging terminal, malfunction may occur.

Connecting a Bluetooth device


Connecting a bluetooth device - Step 1
Remote controller
Press the center button for 5 seconds, until the LED blinks Red & Blue.
Connecting a bluetooth device - Step 2
When the LED is blinking you've successfully placed the unit in the Pairing mode.
Connecting a bluetooth device - Step 3
Go to your smart device's Bluetooth ® menu and select this device.
LED lighting color:

Red

Blue

Operation the device

Operation the device

Operation example of the remote control

Action This unit Music Phone

Press - Increase the volume Increase the volume
Press for 2 sec. - Forward to the start of next track -


Press - Play/Pause Answer call/Call end
Press twice quickly - - Reject the incoming call/Switch the calling device
Press for 3 sec. Power on/off - -

Press - Decrease the volume Decrease the volume
Press for 2 sec. - Return to the start of current track -

Note
"Increase/Decrease the volume" function is not available while pause.

Making a phone call

  1. Connect the Bluetooth ® enabled phone and unit
  2. When answering an incoming call:
    Press on the unit and answer the call
    When making an outgoing call:
    Make an outgoing call on the Bluetooth
  3. Start talking
  4. Press to end the phone call

Troubleshooting guide

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.

General

The unit does not respond

  • Push button for 10 seconds. The unit will be reset. (The pairing device information will not be deleted.)

Power supply and charging

Cannot charge the unit

  • Make sure the computer is turned on and is not on standby or sleep mode.
  • 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.)

Charging takes longer

  • Make sure to charge in a room temperature between 10°C and 35°C (50°F and 95°F).

LED does not light during charging

  • Is the USB charging cord (supplied) connected firmly to the USB terminal of the computer? (→ 1 "Charging")

The power does not turn on

  • Is the unit being charged? The power cannot be turned on during charging. (→ 1 "Charging")

Bluetooth device connection

The device cannot be connected

  • Delete the pairing information for this unit from the Bluetooth them again. (→ 2 "Connecting a Bluetooth® device")

Sound and audio volume

No sound

  • Make sure that the unit and the Bluetooth ® device are connected correctly. (→ 2 "Connecting a Bluetooth ® device")
  • 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. (→ 2 "Connecting a Bluetooth ® device")

Low volume

  • Increase the volume of the unit. (→ 3 "Enjoy!")
  • Increase the volume on the Bluetooth ® device.

Sound from the device is cut off / 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. (→ 1 "Charging")

Phone calls

You cannot hear the other person / Your voice does not reach 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. (→ 2 "Connecting a Bluetooth ® device")
  • 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.
  • Water, etc. may be adhering to the inside the earphones. Adhering water, etc. may lower the voice of the other person.
  • Water, etc. may be adhering to the microphone. Your voice may not reach the other person due to adhering water, etc.

Maintenance

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.

Keeping the battery performance

  • During the long period of disuse, full charge this unit once every 6 months to keep the battery performance.

Specifications

General

Power supply DC 5 V, 0.6 W
(Internal battery: 3.7 V
(Li-polymer 90 mAh))
Operating time*1 Approx. 4 hours 20 minutes
Charging time*2 (25 ºC) Approx. 90 minutes
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. 20 g
Water resistant IPX2 equivalent

*1 It may be shorter depending on the operating conditions.
*2 Time taken to recharge from empty to full.

Bluetooth® section

Bluetooth® system specification Ver. 4.1
Wireless equipment classification Class 2 (2.5 mW)
Frequency band 2402 MHz to 2480 MHz
Max RF power 4 dBm (EIRP)
Supported profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HSP, HFP
Supported codec SBC
Operating distance Up to 10 m

Speaker section

Driver units 14.3 mm

Terminal section

DC IN DC 5 V, 0.6 W

Microphone section

Type Mono

Accessory section

USB charging cord 0.1 m
  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • 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.
  • 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 ™ mark and ® mark do not appear in this document.

Disposal of the 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.


As the rechargeable battery is specifically for this product, do not use it for any other device.

Do not charge the removed battery.

  • 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.
  • Do not pierce the battery with a nail, subject it to an impact, or dismantle or modify it.
  • Do not let the wires touch any other metal or each other.
  • Do not carry or store the battery with a necklace, hair pin, or the like. Doing so may cause the battery to generate heat, ignite, or rupture.


Do not place the removed battery, and other items within reach of infants.

Accidental swallowing of such an item may have an adverse effect on the body.

  • In the event that you think such an item has been swallowed, consult a doctor immediately.

In the event of fluid leaking from the battery, take the following measure, and do not touch the fluid with bare hands.
Fluid entering into an eye may cause loss of eyesight.

  • Wash the eye with water immediately without rubbing it, and then consult a doctor.

Fluid getting on your body or clothes may cause inflammation of the skin or injury.

  • Sufficiently rinse with clean water, and then consult a doctor.

A lithium-ion polymer rechargeable battery is built in to the battery case. Please discard according to local regulations.
When disposing this product, disassemble properly by following the procedure, and remove the internal rechargeable battery.

  • Disassemble after the battery runs out.
  • When disposing of the battery, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct method of disposal.

Disposal of the unit - remove the battery

  1. Put a straight-slot screwdriver (commercially available) into the battery case.
    • Make sure to keep fingers away from the tip of the screwdriver.
    • Select a screwdriver to be large enough for a space under the joint part.
  2. Use the screwdriver for leverage, push and open the battery case.
    • Be careful not to touch the battery with the screwdriver.
  3. Hold the battery and remove it.
  4. Pull off the battery and separate it from the battery case by cutting off the wires, one by one, with scissors.
    • Insulate the wire parts of the removed battery with electric tape.
    • Do not damage or dismantle the battery.

Disposal of Old Equipment and Batteries
Only for European Union and countries with recycling systems


These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used electrical and electronic products and batteries must not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to applicable collection points in accordance with your national legislation.
By disposing of them correctly, you will help to save valuable resources and prevent any potential negative effects on human health and the environment.
For more information about collection and recycling, please contact your local municipality.
Penalties may be applicable for incorrect disposal of this waste, in accordance with national legislation.


Note for the battery symbol (bottom symbol):
This symbol might be used in combination with a chemical symbol. In this case it complies with the requirement set by the Directive for the chemical involved.

Manufactured by:
Panasonic Corporation
Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
Importer for Europe:
Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH
Panasonic Testing Centre
Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany

Videos

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Documents / Resources

References

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