Panasonic RP-HD610N - Digital Wireless Stereo Headphones Manual

Panasonic RP-HD610N - Digital Wireless Stereo Headphones Manual

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Panasonic RP-HD610N - Digital Wireless Stereo Headphones Manual

Accessories

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

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
  • 1 x Carrying case
  • 1 x Airplane adaptor

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.

Part names

Part names

  1. Audio input terminal
  2. Ambient sound enhancer sensor panel
  3. Action button
  4. Multiple functions button
  5. Noise cancelling LED
  6. [NC] (Noise cancelling) button
  7. Power/pairing LED
  8. button*
  9. Charging terminal (DC IN) Microphone Ear pads 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. 4 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 starts running low during use of the unit, the blinking power/pairing LED will turn from blue to red. A beep will sound 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) () 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) (Except for when noise cancelling is turned ON.)
  • Auto power off does not work when the detachable cord (supplied) is connected.

Connecting a Bluetooth

Connecting a Bluetooth

  • Bluetooth®pairing
    When using the Google Assistant, refer to "Using the Google Assistant" ( right) before performing the following settings.
    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
      • The unit starts to search for the Bluetooth® device for connection, and the power/pairing LED will blink in blue and red alternately.
    2. Turn on the power of the Bluetooth® device, and enable the Bluetooth® function.
    3. Select "RP-HD610N" () 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.
        (Except for when noise cancelling is turned ON.)
  • 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 of the Multiple functions button ())

    Play / Pause: Press the Multiple functions button.
    Increase the volume: Slide the Multiple functions button towards "+".
    • Sliding and holding towards "+" allows you to continuously raise the volume.
    Decrease the volume: Slide the Multiple functions button towards "–".
    • Sliding and holding towards "–" allows you to continuously lower the volume.
    Skip forward: Press the Multiple functions button twice quickly.
    Skip backward: Press the Multiple functions button three times quickly.
    Fast forward: Press the Multiple functions button twice quickly; hold the second press.
    Fast rewind: Press the Multiple functions button 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.
  • Making a phone call []
    1. Press the Multiple functions button (a) on the unit and answer the incoming call.
      • (HFP only) To reject the incoming call, press the Multiple functions button twice quickly.
    2. Start talking.
    3. Press the Multiple functions button 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 the Multiple functions button 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.
        ( right, "Activating voice functions")
  • Using noise cancelling
    While using the noise cancelling function, changes the volume and sound quality. The sound quality is set so that it is optimized for each level.
    Press the [NC] button to adjust the volume of the playback device. ( )
    • Each press of [NC] switches between three levels and Off.
    • While using the noise cancelling function, the noise cancelling LED lights in green.
    • While using the noise cancelling function, a very small amount of noise which is generated from the circuit that reduces noise may be heard, but this is normal and not indicative of any trouble. (This very-low-level noise may be heard in quiet places or in the blank parts between tracks.)
    • If [NC] is pressed for at least approx. 2 seconds, the audio guidance will announce the current level.
  • Using the Google Assistant

    You can play back music or look for information by talking to this unit to operate a smartphone or tablet (AndroidTM 5.0+/iOS 9.3 or higher) equipped with the Google Assistant.
    Action button • Connect the smartphone or tablet to the Internet. This unit cannot be connected to the Internet directly.
    Speak while pressing and holding the Action button.
    (Release your finger when you finish speaking.)
    • Setup is required on the smartphone or tablet before use. For information about other functions and setup procedures, refer to the supplied "About the Google Assistant" or "Owner's Manual (PDF format)".
      For more details about the Google Assistant, refer to the site below.
      https://support.google.com/headphones

    • Services offered through the service operator may be changed or terminated without notice at the discretion of their provider companies. Panasonic is not liable for any damages or losses resulting from changes to or termination of such services.
  • Using the app "Panasonic Audio Connect"
    By creating a Bluetooth® connection with a smartphone or tablet installed with the "Panasonic Audio Connect" app (free of charge), you can enjoy a wide variety of features.
    • For information, refer to the supplied "About Panasonic Audio Connect" or "Owner's Manual (PDF format)".
      Android: Google Play
      play.google.com

      iOS: App Store
      www.apple.com
  • Using the ambient sound enhancer
    Place your hand over the ambient sound enhancer sensor panel (R side) so that its entire surface is covered. ()
    • Noise cancelling will turn OFF temporarily and the volume of the playback sound will be lowered.
      To switch this function between enabled and disabled:
      Slide and hold the Multiple functions button () towards "+" and at the same time press and hold [NC] for at least 5 seconds.
      To set this function to always-on mode: Press [NC] button twice quickly.
    • To deactivate always-on mode, press the [NC] button, or place your hand over the ambient sound enhancer sensor panel (R side) so that its entire surface is covered and then move the hand away.
    • The ambient sound enhancer works only while the unit is turned on.
  • Activating 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 the Multiple functions button () on this unit until the voice function is activated.
  • Making a multi-point connection []
  1. Register the unit to both the first Bluetooth® device and the second Bluetooth® device.
  2. Connect the first Bluetooth® device, which will be used for music playback, and the unit.
  3. Connect the second Bluetooth® device, which will be used for calls, and the unit.
  • For more details, including more specific setup instructions, refer to the operating instructions for the Bluetooth® devices.
  • Only one Bluetooth® device can be connected for music playback.
  • When not playing back music on a device running an Android OS, etc., disable the "A2DP" setting.
  • Using the detachable cord (supplied)
    While the unit is turned off, it can be used as normal headphones by connecting the detachable cord (supplied). ()
    • If you connect the detachable cord (supplied) during Bluetooth® connection, the Bluetooth® connection will be lost.
    • The Multiple functions button does not work even while the unit is turned on.
    • 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.

To connect to an airplane audio system:

  1. Connect the unit and the detachable cord (supplied). ()
  2. Connect the input plug () of the detachable cord (supplied) to the airplane adaptor (supplied) ().
  3. Connect the airplane adaptor to the in-airplane audio system. ()
  • Restoring to the factory settings
    Charge the battery before restoring the unit.
  1. While the unit is turned off, press and hold for at least 5 seconds until the power/pairing LED starts blinking alternately in blue and red.
  2. While the power/pairing LED is blinking alternately in blue and red, slide and hold the Multiple functions button towards "+" and at the same time press and hold 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-HD610N") 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. Remove the left ear pad.
    2. Remove the 4 screws.
    3. Remove the part in step 2.
    4. 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 front 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.

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 (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.
  • If the unit and the Bluetooth ® device are connected via LDAC 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 "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.)

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 audio guidance language has changed.

  • The audio guidance language can be switched.
    (Slide and hold the Multiple functions button towards "–" and at the same time press and hold for at least 5 seconds.)

Specifications

  • General
Power supply DC 5 V, 0.5 A
(Internal battery: 3.7 V (Li-polymer))
Operating time*1 Approx. 24 hours
(Noise cancelling: ON, SBC)
Charging time*2 (25 oC (77 oF)) Approx. 4 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. 275 g (9.7 oz) (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, LDAC
  • Headphone section
Impedance 38 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.

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

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

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