e detailed instructions about the use of this pr oduct
(including the Headset C
ompanion app for PlayStation® syst ems),
http://us.playstation.com/support/wir elessster eoheadset
Pour des instructions dé
taillées sur l’utilisation de ce pr oduit, y
compris de l’
applic ation compagnon gr atuite pour casque-micr o pour
les systèmes PlaySta
tion®, t éléchargez le mode d ’ emploi détai llé à
om/suppor t/wireles sster eoheadset
eless ster eo headset / Casque-micr o stér éo sans ﬁl
Instruction Manual / Mode d’
Before using this pr
oduct, car efully read this manual and ret ain it for future refer ence.
Read also the instructions for the PlayStation® syst
ˎ Observe all warnings, precautions and instructions.
ˎ CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. K eep out of the reach of small children.
Use and handling
ˎ Stop using the system immedia tely if you begin to feel tired or if you e xperience discomfort or
pain in your head while operating the wir
eless stereo headset. If the condition persists, consult
ˎ Avoid prolonge d use of the wireless stereo headse t. T ak e a break at about 30-minute intervals.
ˎ Permanent hearing los s may occur if the headset is used at high volume. Set the volume to a
Over time, increasingly loud audio may start to sound normal but can actually be
damaging your hearing.
If you experience ringing in your ears or muffled speech, stop listening
and have your hearing checked.
The louder the volume, the sooner your hearing could be
T o pro tect your hearing:
ˋ Limit the amount of time you use the headset at high volume.
ˋ Avoid r aising the volume to block out noisy surroundings.
ˋ Lower the volume if you can’t hear people speaking near you.
ˎ If you feel that the headset is irrita ting your skin, stop using it immedia tely .
ˎ Do not expose the headset t o high temperatures, high humidity or direct sunlight.
ˎ Do not put heavy objects on the headset.
ˎ Do not allow liquid or small particles to get into the headset.
ˎ Do not throw or dr op the headset or subject it to strong physical shock.
ˎ Do not place any rubber or vinyl ma terials on the headset exterior for an e xtended period of
ˎ Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the headset. Do no t use solvents or other chemicals. Do not wipe
with a chemically treat
ed cleaning cloth.
ˎ Do not disassemble or insert anything into the headset be cause this may cause damage to the
internal components or cause injury to you.
ˎ Observe all signs and instructions that require an electric al device or radio product t o be
switched off in designated ar
eas, such as gas/r efueling stations, hospitals, blasting ar eas,
potentially explosive a
tmospheres or aircraft.
ˎ The battery used in this device may pr esent a risk of fire or chemical burn if mistreate d. Do not
heat above 60 °C / 140 °F , or incinera te.
FCC and IC No
This equipment complies with FC
C and IC radiation exposur e limits set forth for an uncontrolle d
environment and meets the FC
C radio fre quency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to
OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC r
adio frequency (RF) Exposure rules. This equipment has very low
levels of RF energy that ar
e deemed to comply without testing of specific absorption r ate (SAR).
This transmitter must no
t be co-located or oper ated in conjunction with any other antenna or
This equipment has been tested and f
ound to comply with the limits for a Class B digital devic e,
pursuant to P
art 15 of the FCC rules.
These limits are designed to pr
ovide reasonable prot ection against harmful interference in a
This equipment genera tes, uses, and can r adiate radio frequency ener gy
if not installed and used in accor dance with the instructions, may cause harmful interferenc e
to radio c
ommunications. However, there is no guar antee that interferenc e will not occur in a
If this equipment does cause harmful interferenc e to radio or television
eption, which can be de termined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged
to try to corre
ct the interference by one or mor e of the following measures:
ˋ Reorient or reloca te the receiving antenna.
ˋ Increase the separ ation between the equipment and rec eiver.
ˋ Connect the equipment to an outle t on a circuit different fr om that to which the receiver is
ˋ Consult the dealer or an experienc ed radio/TV technician for help .
ou are cautione d that any changes or modifications not expr essly approved by the party
responsible for c
ompliance could void the user’ s authority to operate the equipment.
ance with this product, call SCEA Consumer Services at 1-800-345-766 9 or
Declaration of C
rade Name : Sony Computer Ent ertainment America LLC
No. : CECHY A-0083
arty : Sony Computer Ent ertainment America LLC
ss : 2207 Bridgepoint e Parkway , San Mateo, CA 94404
elephone No. : 650-655 -8000
This device complies with P
art 15 of the FCC Rules and RSS-Gen of IC Rules. Operation is
subject to the following two c
onditions: (1) this device may no t cause harmful interference ,
and (2) this device must acc
ept any interferenc e received, including interferenc e that may
cause undesired oper
This Class B digital appar
atus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
e disposing of the wireles s stereo headse t
The wireless st
ereo headset is made of plastics, metals and a lithium-ion battery . F ollow local
regulations when disposing of the system.
Sony products c an be recycled for fre e in the United
States and Canada by dr
opping the product off at a number of nationwide loca tions.
.sony.c om/ecotr ade and www.ec o.sony .ca for details.
Charge the headset by c onnecting it to a USB port via USB cable.
The headset may need up to 3
.0 hours to char ge fully .
Insert the wireless adap tor in the USB connector .
Slide the POWER swit ch on the headset to position 1 or 2.
Using the headset with PlayS
Compatible with the PS4™ syst
em, and PS3™ system softw are version 4.20 or later .
Only one headset at a time can be used with the PS3™ syst
em. Mor e than one
headset can be used with the PS4™ syst
When first connecting to a PlayS
tation® system or when changing the settings, the
following status inf
ormation is displayed in the upper right corner of the screen:
Displayed when [Ster
eo Headset Audio Extension] is set to [On] *
Displayed when Virtual Surround Sound is enabled
Displays volume level
Displayed when the microphone is turned off
Displays battery charge level
o Headset Audio Extension is a system setting that c ontrols the type of audio output to
the wireless st
ereo headset. It is available only when the wireless adapt or is inserted.
Audio output selection
With the wireless st
ereo headset you can list en to PlayStation® system
videos and games—in Virtual Surround Sound.
ˋ Y ou can list en to both game audio and chat audio simultaneously .
Use the SOUND/CHA
T button to adjust the r elative volume of game audio vs.
ˋ Y ou can change the audio output t o the headset so that you can hear only
o change the PlaySta tion® audio output on the PS3, and enable or disable
the VSS (Virtual Surround Sound) button and SOUND/CHA
T butt on, select
(Acc essory Settings) [Stereo Headset Audio Ext ension].
On the PS4,
[Audio Output Settings] [Output to
eo Headset Audio
Audio output to
All audio Enabled Enabled
Chat audio only Disabled Disabled
- On a PS3™ system,
the wireless st ereo headset defaults to On, All audio.
On a PS4™ system, the wireless st ereo headset defaults to Off , chat audio only .
On a PS4™ system,
you must manually turn on the headset to hear all audio (such
as a game you’re playing).
[Output to Headphones] [All Audio]
art names and functions
Avoid leaving the headphones near speak
the microphone is on,
because this may pr oduce
feedback (audio noise).
Adjust the chat voice volume in r
elation to the
Slide the POWER
/Audio Mode switch.
Sets audio mode or turns off headset.
OFF - turns off the headset.
1 - sets the headset to standar
2 - sets the headset to bas
s boost mode.
This mode can be replac
ed with audio modes from
the Headset Companion app
aceplates ar e removable and customizable .
VOL +/- buttons
Adjusts the volume
of the headset.
ˎ Short press to swit ch microphone MUTE on and off.
ˎ Long pr ess to choose the sidetone volume (low ,
off ). 1 beep indic ates you have selected low
2 short beeps indicat es high
and 1 low beep indica tes you
have turned the sidetone fea
Sidetone is a fea
ture that allows you to hear your
own voice from the headse
t. The Side tone volume
is adjusted here
, and no t on the PlayStation® system
or other devic
es. When MUTE is on, the Sidetone
e is turned off.
Connect to a supporte
d USB device to charge the
Audio input jack
When the included audio cable is conne
the headset for use with mobile devic
wireless function is turned off
Using the headset with a P
ou can use the headse t with a PC (with Windows® or Mac OS) that has a USB
. Insert the wireless adap tor into a USB connector on the c omputer you
want to use and then turn on the headset.
For further instructions about use of the headset with Windows® or Mac OS,
ˎ The headset might not work with some c omputers.
ˎ The VSS (Virtual Surround Sound) button and SOUND/CHA T butt on can be used
only when the headset is connect
ed to a
Using the headset with a portable devic
ou can use the included audio c able to connect the headset t o the headphone
jack of portable devices such as the PlaySta
tion®Vita system, allowing you to listen
to audio and use the voice cha
ˎ When the included audio cable is conne cted to the headset, the VSS (Virtual
Surround Sound) button and the SOUND/CHA
T button cannot be use d.
ˎ Output volume varies depending on the portable device that is c onnected. Adjust
ˎ Y ou can use the included stereo audio c able to connect the headset to your
mobile device to list
en to audio content and talk on the phone.
ˋ If you are unable to hear audio c ontent using the cable with your mobile device ,
turn the headset power off.
ˋ Y our device may only support use of a standard ster eo audio cable (sold
ely) to listen to audio cont ent using the headset. No te that standard
audio cables do not support voice c
ˋ This product is not c ompatible with all mobile devices. Some featur es may not
work on all mobile devices.
ging the headset
When remaining batt
er y level is low , the status indicator flashes r ed and a beep is
Charge the battery by connecting the headset to a supporte d USB device
such as a PC.
While the battery is charging, the status indicator lights up re d. The
or light turns off when the battery is fully charged.
ˎ Y ou can view the remaining battery charge on the PlayS tation® system. It is shown
on the status display that appears when you change the headset se
ˎ Y ou might not be able to charge the batt er y if the USB device or the USB hub does
not provide enough power f
or charging. T ry connecting the headset to a differ ent
USB device or a differ
ent USB connector on the devic e.
ˎ Charging tak es approximat ely 3 hours when starting with no battery charge left.
ˎ When the remaining batt er y charge is low , the headset be eps while it is
d and receiving an audio signal.
ˎ It is rec ommended that you charge the battery in an envir onment with a
ture of 5 °C - 35 °C / 41 °F - 95 °F . Char ging in other environments might
not be as effective
ˎ If you do not plan to use the wir eless stereo headset f or an extended period of
it is rec ommended that you fully charge it at least onc e a year to help
maintain battery functionality
olor Flashing pattern Headset status
Solid In use
Flashing once r
epeatedly P airing mode
Flashing twice r
epeatedly Connection standby mode
Solid Microphone input off
Solid System softwar e update in
olor Flashing pattern Headset status
Solid In use
Flashing once r
epeatedly P airing mode
Flashing twice r
epeatedly Connection standby mode
With the Headset Companion app
, you c an select an additional audio mode for
There ar e several modes to choose from, each optimized to enhanc e
different audio char
acteristics. These modes are developed ex clusively for use
with PlayStation® systems.
o get one of these audio modes, download the Headset Companion app from
ore and follow the on-scre en instructions.
Once this pr
ocess is complet e, you can experience your select ed mode on your
headset by sliding the PO
WER switch to position “2” .
Resetting the headse
If the headset does not r
espond when you tr y to oper ate it, reset it by doing the
Connect the wireles s adaptor to a PlayStation® syst em or other powered
Insert a small pin or similar object into the hole surrounding the r eset button
in the wireles
s adaptor , and push in for at least one sec ond.
On the headset, hold down the MUTE button and the VSS button.
While still holding down the MUTE button and the VSS button, slide the
power switch to position 1 or 2.
ce DC 3.7 V
Built-in lithium-ion r
57 0 mAh
ting environment temper ature 5 °C - 35 °C / 41 °F - 95 °F
Wireless st ereo headset: 178.3 x 191.5 x 48 mm
.0 x 7 .7 x 1.9 in)
tor: 17 .4 × 8.4 × 36. 1 mm
(0.7 × 0
.3 × 1.4 in)
Wireless st ereo headset: Approx. 295.4 g (10.4 o z)
tor: Appr ox. 5.3 g (0. 19 oz)
em 2.4 GHz RF
Maximum communication r
ange Approx. 12 m (39 ft)*
Use time when fully charged
8 hours at mid volume level*
Wireless st ereo headset (1)
Audio cable 1.2 m (3.
9 ft) (1)
Micro-B USB charging c
able 30.5 cm (1 ft) (1)
ravel pouch (1)
Quick Start Guide (1)
Safety and Support Guide (1)
Actual communication range varies depending on f actors such as obstacles between the
headset and wireles
s adaptor, magnetic fields from electronics (such as a micr owave oven),
, antenna performanc e, and the oper ating system and software applic ations in
Depending on the operating envir onment, r eception may be interrupted.
Actual use time varies depending on factors such as the battery charge and ambient
Design and specifications ar
e subject to change without notice.
Sony Computer Ent
ertainment America LLC ("SCEA") w arrants to the original purchaser that this
product shall be fre
e from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one (1) year fr om
the date of purchase
. This warr anty does not apply to any consumables (such as batt eries). F or
defects in material or workmanship within the w
arranty period, upon showing a proof of
SCEA agrees for a period of one (1) year to either repair or r eplace this product with a
new or factory rec
ertified product at SCEA ’s option. For the purpose of this Limited W arranty ,
ertified" means a product that has been returned t o its original specifications. Visit
.us.playstation.com/support or call 1-800-345 - 7669 to r eceive a return authorization
and shipping instructions.
This warranty shall not be applicable and shall be void if the def ect in
the SCEA product has arisen through abuse
, unr easonable use, mistr eatment, neglect, or means
other than from a def
ect in materials or workmanship.
ARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER W ARRANTIES AND NO OTHER REPRESENT A TIONS OR
CLAIMS OF ANY NA
TURE SHALL BE BINDING ON OR OBLIGA TE SCEA. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES
APPLICABLE TO THIS PRODUCT
, INCL UDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
ARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO THE ONE (1) YEAR PERIOD DESCRIBED ABO VE. IN NO
EVENT WILL SCEA BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENT
AL OR CONSEQUENTIAL D AMAGES RESUL TING FROM
USE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE SCEA PRODUCT . SOME ST A TES OR PROVINCES DO
OW LIMIT A TION ON HOW L ONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS AND SOME ST A TES DO
OW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMIT A TIONS OF CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENT AL DAMAGES, SO
THE ABOVE LIMIT
A TIONS OR EXCLUSION MA Y NOT APPL Y TO Y OU.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights,
and you may also have other rights which vary from
state to sta
te or province to pr ovince.
This warranty is v
alid only in the United States and Canada.
The Wireless S
tereo Headset for PlaySt ation® brings dynamic sound to your entertainment
. Please not e, wir eless products may be affecte d by the presence of other wireles s
devices in the gener
al vicinity. If you experience any unexpecte d performance with your Wireless
o Headset please contact us before r eturning it to your retailer .
e information or assistance with your Wir eless Stereo Headset, please visit:
or call SCEA Consumer Services at 1-800-345-7
VSS (Virtual Surround Sound) button
The Virtual Surround Sound effect is on by def
s and hold for more than one second t o turn the
VSS on or off.