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User manual
SHB8000
Contents
1 Important safety instructions
Hearing Safety
General information
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2 Your wireless on-ear headset
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What's in the box
3
Other devices
3
Overview of your wireless on-ear headset3
3 Get started
4
Charge your headset
4
Pair the headset with your mobile phone 4
4 Use your headset
5
Connect the headset to a Bluetooth
device5
Manage your calls and music
5
Wear your headset
6
Use with the audio cable
6
5 Technical data
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6Notice
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Declaration of conformity
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Disposal of your old product and batteries8
Notice for the European Union
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Trademarks9
7 Frequently asked questions
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1 Important safety
instructions
General information
To avoid damage or malfunction:
Caution
Hearing Safety
•• Do not expose the headset to excessive heat.
•• Do not drop your headset.
•• Headset shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing.
•• Do not allow your headset to be submerged in water.
•• Do not use any cleaning agents containing alcohol,
ammonia, benzene, or abrasives.
•• If cleaning is required use a soft cloth, if necessary
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dampened with a minimum amount of water or diluted
mild soap, to clean the product.
•• The integrated battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
•• To avoid hearing damage, limit the time you use the
headset at high volume and set the volume to a safe
level. The louder the volume, the shorter the safe
listening time is.
Be sure to observe the following guidelines
when using your headset.
• Listen at reasonable volumes for
reasonable periods of time.
• Be careful not to adjust the volume
continuously upwards as your hearing
adapts.
• Do not turn up the volume so high that
you can’t hear what’s around you.
• You should use caution or temporarily
discontinue use in potentially hazardous
situations.
• Excessive sound pressure from earphones
and headset can cause hearing loss.
• Using the headset with both ears covered
while driving is not recommended and may
be illegal in some areas while driving.
• For your safety, avoid distractions from
music or phone calls while in traffic or
other potentially dangerous environments.
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About operating and storage temperatures
and humidity
• Operate or store in a place where
temperature is between -15ºC (5ºF) and
55ºC (131ºF) (up to 90% relative humidity.
• Battery life may be shorter in high or low
temperature conditions.
This Philips appliance complies with all
applicable standards and regulations regarding
exposure to electromagnetic fields.
2 Your wireless
on-ear headset
Congratulations on your purchase, and
welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the
support that Philips offers, register your product
at www.philips.com/welcome.
With this Philips wireless on-ear headset, you
can:
• enjoy convenient wireless handsfree calls;
• enjoy and control wireless music;
• switch between calls and music;
• enjoy music on non-Bluetooth devices with
an audio cable.
Quick start guide
Other devices
A mobile phone or device (e.g. notebook, PDA,
Bluetooth adapters, MP3 players etc) which
supports Bluetooth and is compatible to the
headset.
Overview of your wireless
on-ear headset
What's in the box
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Philips Bluetooth wireless on-ear headset
SHB8000
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a LED lights
b Microphone
USB charging cable (for charging only)
c Audio cable jack
d Charging slot
e Volume/Track control button
f
Call/Music button
Audio cable
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3 Get started
Charge your headset
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Note
•• Before you use your headset for the first time, charge
the battery for 5 hours for optimum battery capacity
and lifetime.
•• Use only the original USB charging cable to avoid any
damage.
•• Finish your call before charging the headset, as
connecting the headset for charging will power the
headset off.
Connect the supplied USB charging cable to:
• the USB connector of the headset and;
• USB power source.
»» LED turns white during charging and
turns off when the headset is fully
charged.
Tip
•• Normally, a full charge takes 3 hours.
•• When your battery is empty, you can carry on listening
music with an audio cable. Make sure the headset is off
(and not in idle mode) before using this audio cable.
Pair the headset with your
mobile phone
Before you use the headset with your mobile
phone for the first time, pair it with a mobile
phone. A successful pairing establishes a unique
encrypted link between the headset and mobile
phone. The headset stores the last 8 devices
in the memory. If you try to pair more than 8
devices, the earliest paired device is replaced by
the new one.
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Make sure that the mobile phone is turned
on and its Bluetooth feature is activated.
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Make sure that the headset is fully charged
and turned off.
Press and hold
until the blue and white
LED flashes alternately.
»» The headset remains in pairing mode
for 5 minutes.
Pair the headset with the mobile phone.
For detailed information, refer to the user
manual of your mobile phone.
The following example shows you how to pair
the headset with your mobile phone.
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Activate the Bluetooth feature of your
mobile phone, select Philips SHB8000.
Enter the headset password "0000" (4
zeros) if prompted. For those mobile
phones featuring Bluetooth 3.0 or higher,
no need to enter a password.
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Settings
Connectivity
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Settings
Devices Found
Add
Bluetooth
device
Philips SHB8000
Select
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Settings
Bluetooth
Connectivity
Enter Password
****
0000
Back
Select
Back
Select
Back
4 Use your
headset
Connect the headset to a
Bluetooth device
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Manage your calls and music
Call/Music button
Task
Operation
Turn the
headset on.
Press and
hold for 1
second.
Turn the
headset off.
Press and
hold for 4
seconds.
Press once.
Sound or LED
indicator
• 1 short beep
• 3 white flashes:
battery low <
25%
• 2 white flashes:
battery level <
50%
• 1 blue flash:
battery level >
50%
• 1 long beep
• 1 long white
flash
1 short beep
Press once.
1 short beep
Press and
hold
1 short beep
Press twice.
1 short beep
Press twice
1 long beep
Turn on your mobile phone/Bluetooth
device.
Press and hold
to turn the headset on.
»» The blue LED flashes.
»» The headset is reconnected to
the last connected mobile phone/
Bluetooth device automatically. If the
last one is not available, the headset
tries to reconnect to the second last
connected device.
Tip
•• If you turn on the mobile phone/Bluetooth device or
activate the Bluetooth feature after turning on the
headset, you have to reconnect the headset and mobile
phone/Bluetooth device manually.
Note
•• If the headset fails to connect to any Bluetooth device
within range in 5 minutes, it will switch off automatically
to save the battery life.
Play or
pause
music.
Pick up/
hang up a
call.
Reject an
incoming
call.
Redial the
last number.
Switch
caller
during a
call.
Volume/Track control button
Adjust volume.
Skip forward.
Skip backward.
Mute/unmute the
microphone in a call.
Turn up/
N/A
down
Press once 1 short
beep
Press twice 1 short
beep
Press
2 short
once
beeps
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Other headset indicator status
Headset status
The headset is connected
to a Bluetooth device, while
the headset in standby
mode or while you are
listening to music.
The headset is ready for
pairing.
The headset is on but not
connected to a Bluetooth
device.
There is an incoming call.
Low battery.
Battery is fully charged.
Indicator
Blue LED flashes
for every 8
seconds.
LED flashes
blue and white
alternately.
Blue LED flashes
quickly.
Blue LED flashes
once per second.
White LED
flashes.
White LED is off.
Wear your headset
Adjust the headband to fit your head.
Tip
•• After use, twist the headset for easy storage.
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Use with the audio cable
Note
•• Make sure that you turn off the Bluetooth headset
before connecting the audio cable.
With the supplied audio cable, you can use
the headset with non-Bluetooth devices or on
airplane. No battery power is required for the
headset when you use it with the audio cable.
Connect the supplied audio cable to
• the headset and;
• an external audio device.
5 Technical data
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Minimum 9 hours of music time or talk
time
Minimum 200 hours of standby time
Normal time for a full charge: 3 hours
Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer battery
(200 mAh)
3.5 mm audio jack for corded headset
mode
Bluetooth 3.0, Bluetooth mono support
(Headset Profile - HSP, Hands-Free
Profile - HFP), Bluetooth stereo supported
(Advanced Audio Distribution Profile
- A2DP; Audio Video Remote Control
Profile - AVRCP)
Operating range: Up to 15 meters (50
feet)
Digital echo & noise reduction
Auto power off
Note
•• Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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6Notice
Declaration of conformity
Hereby Philips Consumer Lifestyle, declares
that the SHB8000 is in compliance with the
essential requirements and other relevant
provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. You can find
the Declaration of Conformity on www.p4c.
philips.com.
This product has been designed, tested and
manufactured according the European R&TTE
directive 1999/5/EC.
Disposal of your old product
and batteries
Your product is designed and manufactured
with high quality materials and components,
which can be recycled and reused.
When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is
attached to a product it means that the product
is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/
EC. Please inform yourself about the local
separate collection system for electrical and
electronic products.
Please act according to your local rules and
do not dispose of your old products with your
normal household waste.
Correct disposal of your old product helps to
prevent potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health.
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Your product contains batteries covered by the
European Directive 2006/66/EC, which cannot
be disposed with normal household waste.
Please inform yourself about the local rules
on separate collection of batteries because
correct disposal helps to prevent negative
consequences for the environmental and
human health.
Remove the integrated battery
Note
•• Make sure the headset is disconnected from the USB
charging cable before removing the battery.
If there is no collection/recycling system for
electronic products in your country, you can
protect the environment by removing and
recycling the battery before disposing the
headset.
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Environmental information
All unnecessary packaging has been omitted.
We have tried to make the packaging easy to
separate into three materials: cardboard (box),
polystyrene foam (buffer) and polyethylene
(bags, protective foam sheet.)
Your system consists of materials which can
be recycled and reused if disassembled by
a specialized company. Please observe the
local regulations regarding the disposal of
packaging materials, exhausted batteries and old
equipment.
Notice for the European
Union
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Hereby, Philips Consumer Lifestyle, declares
that Philips SHB8000 is in compliance with
the essential requirements and other relevant
provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
Trademarks
Trademarks are the property of Koninklijke
Philips Electronics N.V. or their respective
owners. The Bluetooth word mark and logos
are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and
any use of such marks by Koninklijke Philips
Electronics N.V. is under license.
iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are trademarks
of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other
countries.
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7Frequently
asked questions
My Bluetooth headset does not switch on.
The battery level is low. Charge the headset.
I cannot pair my Bluetooth headset with a
mobile phone.
The Bluetooth is disabled. Enable the Bluetooth
feature on your mobile phone and turn on the
mobile phone before you turn on the headset.
Pairing does not work.
Make sure the headset is in pairing mode.
• Follow the steps described in this user
manual (see 'Pair the headset with your
mobile phone' on page 4).
• Make sure that the LED light flashes blue
and white alternately before you release
the call/music button. Do not stop holding
the button if you see the blue LED only.
The mobile phone cannot find the headset.
•• The headset may be connected to a
previously paired device. Turn off the
connected device or move it out of range.
•• Pairing may have been reset or the headset
has been previously paired with another
device. Pair the headset with the mobile
phone again as described in the user
manual (see 'Pair the headset with your
mobile phone' on page 4).
Voice dialing or redialing does not work on
my mobile phone.
Your mobile phone may not support this
feature.
The other side cannot hear me on the mobile
phone.
The microphone is muted. Press volume/track
control button once to enable the microphone.
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My Bluetooth headset is connected to a
Bluetooth stereo enabled mobile phone, but
music only plays on the mobile phone speaker.
Refer to the user manual of your mobile phone.
Select to listen to music through the headset.
The audio quality is poor and crackling noise
can be heard.
The Bluetooth device is out of range. Reduce
the distance between your headset and
Bluetooth device, or remove obstacles between
them.
The audio quality is poor when streaming
from the mobile phone is very slow, or audio
streaming does not work at all.
Make sure your mobile phone not only
supports (mono) HSP/HFP but also supports
A2DP (see 'Technical data' on page 7).
I hear but cannot control music on my
Bluetooth device (e.g. play/pause/skip forward/
backward).
Make sure the Bluetooth audio source supports
AVRCP (see 'Technical data' on page 7).
My headset does not work when the audio
cable is connected.
Microphone function will be deactivated if a
3.5mm audio cable is connected to the headset.
In such case, your headset is only for music
enjoyment.
How can I restore all original headset settings?
Press volume/track control button and call
music button until the LED flashing white for 5
times sequentially.
For further support, visit www.philips.com/
support.
Specifications are subject to change without notice
© 2013 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
All rights reserved.
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