BT393 Headset This device is utilizing Bluetooth wireless technology. Any device that you want to work with this headset must be compatible with Bluetooth technology that supports Bluetooth HEADSET and/or HANDSFREE profiles. Make sure that you have paired the headset with your Bluetooth phone or other Bluetooth devices before you start to use it. BASIC SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION Do not use headset while charging. Do not immerse the headset or power adapters in water. Plastic bags and small parts may cause choking if ingested. Keep them away from children and pets. Use only the power adapters enclosed with this product. Avoid using during lightning storms. PRODUCT FEATURES GLOSSARY OF TERMS l Idle Mode – Headset is switched on and without any connection with other Bluetooth devices. The blue indicator flashes once every 4 seconds. l Standby Mode – Headset is switched on and connected with other Bluetooth devices but not in In-Call Mode. The blue indicator flashes once every 2 seconds. Standby time is up to 480 hours when full charged. l In-Call Mode – The call is activated and able to take a phone call via the headset. The blue indicator flashes 2 times every 2 seconds. Talk Time is up to 14 hours when full charged. l Pairing – Before using the headset for the first time, you must pair it with a Bluetooth device. Pairing is a feature of your headset that prevents anyone else eavesdropping on your phone conversations. The blue indicator light will flash rapidly during pairing mode. You will need to repeat this process if you want to use your headset with another Bluetooth devices. OPERATION INFORMATION The headset is compatible with other Bluetooth devices using the HEADSET or HANDSFREE profile, including but not limited to, Bluetooth-enabled phones, Bluetooth computers or computer Bluetooth adapters. The passcode must be implemented as “0000”. Please consult the User’s Manual of your Bluetooth device or contact the product manufacturer for assistance in setting or checking the passcode. MAXIMIZING RANGE The range of communication distance between the headset and a paired Bluetooth device is typically the same as the Bluetooth standard of 33 feet. However, certain Bluetooth devices may have other enhancements to provide longer range. Please consult the User’s Manual for your Bluetooth device or contact the Bluetooth device manufacturer for more information. Certain environmental conditions can inhibit radio wave transmission and reduce transmission range, such as metal structured beams and other wireless devices inside a building. If the range is less than expected, try moving to another location (if possible). Headset audio quality will suffer when you travel out of range. If this happens, simply move closer to the Bluetooth device to which your headset is paired. CHARGING THE HEADSET Before first operation, attach the headset to either the AC or DC power charger and allow the unit to charge undisturbed for 4 full hours. To charge the headset using an electrical outlet, select the AC adapter. To charge the headset using your vehicle’s auxiliary power outlet, select the mobile power DC adapter. 1. Plug the power cord into the headset charging port, then plug the AC adapter into an electrical outlet or plug the DC mobile adapter into your vehicle’s auxiliary power outlet. 2. An amber indicator light will illuminate on the headset when the headset is charging. 3. Charge the headset 4 hours before first use. After this, each additional hour of charge time will yield approximately 5 hours of talk time (Up to 14 hours Talk Time total). When the headset is fully charged the amber indicator light on the headset will turn off. It is not necessary to wait for the light to turn off before using the headset. Remove headset from the power adapter when you wish to stop charging the headset. Low Battery Indicator When the headset battery is at the end of its charge, you will hear tones or beeps in the headset and the amber indicator light flash constantly. Switch immediately to your phone to continue your conversation. If the headset loses power before you switch over, you will not lose the call. Activate your handset to resume your conversation. Turn off the headset and attach it to the power adapter to recharge. Talk Time and Standby Time After the headset is fully charged, you will enjoy a total talk time of up to 14 hours and a standby time of up to 480 hours. HEADSET ADJUSTMENTS / MICROPHONE POSITIONING Headset Adjustment 1. Place the headset on your head with the ear cushion on your left or right ear. 2. Swivel microphone boom up and over to position it for wear on the right or left side of the headset. 3. Place the cushioned T-bar on the side of your head above your ear. 4. Slide headband in or out for a secure fit. Microphone Positioning Microphone positioning is important to ensure proper microphone performance. For quality voice input and effective background noise cancellation, position microphone a finger’s width away from your face just below bottom lip. Because the headset professional grade microphone is sensitive, slight adjustments in microphone positioning may help to achieve optimum sound quality. BASIC OPERATIONS Idle Mode / Standby Mode / In-Call Mode The headset is switched off automatically when you remove it from the power adapter; therefore, you have to turn it on to place the headset in Idle Mode. When the headset is in Idle Mode, the blue indicator light on the headset will flash slowly, every 4 seconds. Follow the directions in the section “Pairing” to properly you’re your headset to a Bluetooth device before use. If the headset is in Standby Mode the blue indicator light on the headset will flash once every 2 seconds. All incoming phone calls will be transferred to the headset automatically. When the headset is in In-Call Mode, the blue indicator light on the headset will flash faster, about twice every 2 seconds. You can control the volume up / down and disconnect the call by using the headset buttons. Turning the Headset Off and On l Off – Press and hold the multi-function button on the headset for about 3 seconds until you hear a long beep in the earphone. The blue indicator light on the headset will stop flashing. The headset is now off. l On – Press and hold the multi-function button on the headset for about 3 seconds until you hear 2 short beeps in the earpiece. The blue indicator light on the headset will begin flashing every 4 seconds. The headset is now on and in Idle Mode. PAIRING Note: you must pair the headset with your other Bluetooth device before first use. Before Pairing: Turn the Headset Off If the blue indicator light on the headset is flashing (you may need to wait 5 seconds to see it), then you must turn the headset off before pairing. Check the User’s Manual for your other Bluetooth device for instructions or information about pairing preparation for those products. Pair the headset with another Bluetooth Device Examples: Bluetooth-enabled phone, Bluetooth computer or computer Bluetooth dongle, etc., Be sure the headset is in the OFF position and is not connected to a power adapter before pairing. (See “Before Pairing” above) IMPORTANT: Consult the Owner’s Manual of your other Bluetooth device (or the manufacturer) for information about the device’s pairing procedure. 1. Turn off all other Bluetooth devices or keep them at least 50 feet away. 2. Position the headset and your other Bluetooth device no more than 3 feet apart. 3. Before pairing, ensure that the headset is turned off. 4. Press and hold down the multi-function button on the headset for about 5-10 seconds. You will hear a series of tones in the earpiece and the blue indicator on the headset will flash rapidly. When you hear the tones, release the multi-function button. 5. Refer to the User’s Manual of your other Bluetooth device for instructions on how to pair the other Bluetooth device to the headset and follow the instructions on the device screen. When prompted, select “BT393” from the list. Enter the pre-programmed passcode “0000” and press “OK”. 6. Now the blue indicator light on the headset stops flashing, pairing has been completed (consult the user manual of your other Bluetooth device for pairing confirmation indicators). The blue indicator light on the headset will flash slowly, about every 5 seconds, indicating that headset is now in Idle Mode. If the pairing cannot be completed within 2 minutes, or the blue indicator light flash rapidly, please repeat steps #1 to #6 to pair again. HEADSET VOLUME AND MUTE CONTROLS Adjust Earpiece Volume To adjust the volume in your earpiece, do short clicks using the Volume Up (+) or Volume Down (-) button. Repeat until volume is at desired level. You may also be able to adjust speaker volume on your other Bluetooth device (such as a wireless phone). Check the owner’s manual for the other Bluetooth device for more information. Mute the Microphone on the Headset To mute the microphone, press and hold down the Volume Up (+) button for 4 seconds. You will hear ascending beeps in two tones and the microphone will be muted. A beep will be heard periodically indicating that the microphone is in Mute Mode. This will not be heard by the other person on the call. Un-Mute the Microphone on the Headset To un-mute the microphone, press and hold down the Volume Up (+) button for 4 seconds. You will hear descending beeps in two tones and the microphone will un-muted. USING THE HEADSET WITH A BLUETOOTH-ENABLED PHONE Connect headset to your phone Before you begin, make sure the headset is on. If the headset does not automatically connect to your phone, then you can select the Bluetooth menu on the handset to complete the connection (consult your phone’s user manual) If your phone is the last device that connected to the headset, you can press the multi-function button on the headset for 1 second and release. The headset will connect to your phone automatically. After the connection is built, the blue indicator light will flash once every 2 seconds. The headset is in Standby Mode and your call will transfer to headset automatically. Make a Call / End a Call Before you begin, make sure the headset is on. 1. Turn on the headset and position the microphone properly. 2. If the headset is in Idle Mode, follow the procedures under Connect headset to your phone. 3. Dial the phone number. 4. To end the call, short click the multi-function button on the headset. You will hear a “beep” sound and the call is disconnected. The headset will revert to Standby Mode. Answer a Call / End a Call Before answering, make sure the headset is on. 1. Turn on the headset and position the microphone properly. 2. When a call is coming in, you will hear a melody of tones in the earpiece. Short click the multi-function button and the call will be picked up and transferred to the headset. If you are unable to hear the melody of tones in the headset, please make the headset connection to the phone by following the procedures under “Connect headset to your phone”. 3. To end the call, short click the multi-function button on the headset. You will hear a beep. The call is disconnected and the headset reverts to Standby Mode. Switching From the Headset to Handset While On a Call If you hear the low battery warning, you will need to immediately press the multi-function button on the headset for 4 seconds and release. The call will switch to your handset. Turn off the headset and attach it to the AC or DC power charger to recharge the battery. Switch From the Handset to Headset While On a Call Before switching, make sure the headset is on. 1. Access the appropriate menu on your phone to activate the connection to the headset or press the multi-function button on the headset for 1 second, then release. 2. Resume your conversation using the headset. Activate / Cancel Voice Dialing 1. If your Bluetooth-enabled phone supports voice dialing, you can use this feature with the headset. 2. Voice dialing function on your phone must be turned on and voice tags must be stored. Please consult the User’s Manual for your phone for more information on voice dialing. 3. Make sure the headset is on and connected to your phone. 4. Short click the multi-function button on the headset. 5. A short “DU” tone will prompt you and you can speak the voice tag that was stored in the phone’s voice dial phone book. 6. The phone will automatically dial the contact you’ve selected. NOTE: Voice dialing is available for those phones which have the voice dialing function. Last Number Redial When the headset is in standby mode, you can double click the multi-function button and your phone will redial the last number you called. NOTE: This function only works on Bluetooth-enabled phones that support the HANDSFREE profile. USING THE HEADSET WITH OTHER BLUETOOTH-ENABLED DEVICES Before use, make sure the headset is on. 1. Turn on the headset and position the microphone properly. 2. Activate your other Bluetooth device and connect the headset according to the User’s Manual of the other device. 3. To end communication with the headset and the other Bluetooth device, press the multi-function button on the headset for 1 second, then release. IMPORTANT: Computer software programs may require you to activate the Bluetooth audio option before the Blue Eagle headset can communicate with your computer. Contact the software manufacturer if you need assistance activating this Bluetooth option. ALTERNATING THE HEADSET WITH MULITIPLE BLUETOOTH DEVICES If you alternate using more than one Bluetooth device with the headset, you will need to re-link the Bluetooth devices each time you alternate between them. If your other Bluetooth product has a menu option, you may have the ability to reconnect to the headset via the menu (consult the product’s user guide). If this option is not available, re-link the products together by following the Pairing procedure in this headset User’s Manual. Indicator Lights: Amber or Blue Status Light Color Descriptions Pairing Blue Blink rapidly Idle Mode Blue Blink once every 4 seconds Standby Mode Blue Blink once every 2 seconds In-Call Mode Blue Blink 2 times every 2 seconds Low Battery Amber Blink once every 5 seconds Charging Amber Light on Charging Completed Amber Light off Function Matrix Function Headset Status Action Turn On Power Off Long Press Turn Off Idle; Standby Mode Long Press Pairing Power Off Ultra Long Press Pick Up Receive a Call Short Click Hang Up In-Call Mode Short Click Reject Call Receive a Call Long Press Last Number Redial Standby Mode Double Click Call Transfer In-Call Mode Long Press Voice Dial Standby Mode Short Click Voice Dial Cancel Voice Dial Short Click Mute In-Call Mode Ultra Long Press Un-Mute In Mute Ultra Long Press Volume Up In-Call Mode Volume Down In-Call Mode Short Click Short Click (*MFB= Multi-Function Button) *Short Click: Click and release less than 1 second *Long Press: Press and hold the key for 2 seconds *Ultra Long Press: Press and hold the key for more than 4 seconds *Double Click: Click twice within 0.5 second CERTIFICATION AND SAFETY APPROVALS/GENERAL INFORMATION The device is FCC and BQB approved. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Statement Rule15.21. You are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Rule15.105（b） ：This equipment has been tested and found to comply with 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. Bluetooth is a trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Caution Important information regarding safe and efficient operation: Read this information before using the product. Users are not permitted to make changes or modify the device in any way. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. 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 FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. End users must follow the specific operation instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. This transmitter must not be co-located or operated in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.