Philips TAH1108 Headphones 1000 Series User Manual


Philips TAH1108 Headphones 1000 Series User Manual


Important safety instructions

Hearing safety



  • To avoid hearing damage, limit the time you use headphones 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 headphones.

  • 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 headphones can cause hearing loss.
  • Using headphones 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.
General information

To avoid damage or malfunction:


  • Do not expose headphones to excessive heat.
  • Do not drop your headphones.
  • Headphones shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing. (Refer to the IP rating of specific product)
  • Do not allow your headphones to be submerged in water.
  • Do not charge your headphones when the connector or socket is wet.
  • Do not use any cleaning agents containing alcohol, ammonia, benzene, or abrasives.
  • If cleaning is required, use a soft cloth, if necessary 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.
  • Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
  • To achieve the specific IP rating, the charging slot cover must be closed.
  • Disposal of a battery into fire or a hot oven, or mechanically crushing or cutting a battery, can result in an explosion.
  • Leaving a battery in an extremely high temperature surrounding environment can result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas.
  • A battery subjected to extremely low air pressure may result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas.
  • Replacement of a battery with an incorrect type risks severely damaging the headphones and the battery (for example, in the case of some lithium battery types).

Operating and storage temperatures and humidity

  • Store in a place where the temperature is between -20°C (-4°F) and 50°C (122 °F) with up to 90% relative humidity.
  • Operate in a place where the temperature is between 0°C (32°F) and 45°C (113 °F) with up to 90% relative humidity.
  • Battery life may be shorter in high or low temperature conditions.

Your Bluetooth on-ear headphones

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  • Enjoy convenient wireless handsfree calls
  • Enjoy and control music wirelessly
  • Switch between calls and music
  • Enjoy noise cancellation


What’s in the box


Other devices

A mobile phone or device (e.g. notebook, tablet, Bluetooth adapters, MP3 players etc) which supports Bluetooth and is compatible with the headphones (see ‘Technical data’ on page 8).

Overview of your Bluetooth wireless headphones


Get started

Charge the battery



  • Before you use your headphones for the 􀅾rst time, charge the battery for two hours for optimum battery capacity and lifetime.
  • Use only the original USB charging cable to avoid any damage.
  • Finish your call before charging the headphones, as connecting the headphones for charging will power the headphones off.

Connect the supplied USB charging cable to:

  • The USB-C charging slot on the headphones and;
  • The charger/USB port of a computer.
  • LED turns white during charging and turns off when the headphones in fully charged.


  • Normally, a full charge takes two hours.
Pair the headphones with your mobile phone

Before you use the headphones with your mobile phone for the first time,  pair it with a mobile phone. A successful pairing establishes a unique encrypted link between the headphones and mobile phone. The headphones store the last four devices in the memory. If you try to pair more than four devices, the earliest paired device will be replaced by the new one.

  • Make sure that the headphones are fully charged and turned off.
  • Press and hold MFB for six seconds until the blue and white LED 􀅿ashes alternately.
  • The headphones remain in pairing mode for five minutes.
  • Make sure that the mobile phone is on and its Bluetooth feature is activated.
  • Pair the headphones 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 headphones with your mobile phone.

  • Activate the Bluetooth feature of your mobile phone, select Philips TAH1108


Use your headphones

Connect the headphones to your Bluetooth device
  • Turn on your mobile phone/ Bluetooth device.
  • Press and hold the MFB button to turn the headphones on.
  • The white LED will turn on in two seconds
  • The headphones are reconnected to the last connected mobile phone/Bluetooth device automatically


  • If you turn on the mobile phone/Bluetooth device or activate the Bluetooth feature after turning on the headphones, you have to reconnect the headphones and mobile phone/Bluetooth device manually.


  • If the headphones have not any connection history and don’t connect any Bluetooth device within 5 minutes, it will switch off automatically.
  • If the headphones fail to connect to last connected Bluetooth device within range of 5 minutes, it will switch off automatically.

Manage your calls and



  • Please refer to the operating instructions of the smartphone


Technical data


  • Music play time: 15 hours
  • Talk time: 15 hours
  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Rechargeable lithium ion battery (100 mAh)
  • Bluetooth version: 5.2
  • Compatible Bluetooth profiles:
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile)
  • Frequency range: 2.402-2.480GHz
  • Transmitter power: < 10 dBm
  • Operating range: Up to 10 meters (33 feet)
  • Auto power off
  • USB-C port for charging


  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.
  • Battery life of playtime is approximate and may vary depending on application condition.


Declaration of conformity

Hereby, MMD Hong Kong Holding Limited declares that the product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of RED Directive 2014/53/EU and UK Radio Equipment Regulations SI 2017 No 1206. You can find the Declaration of Conformity on

Disposal of your old product and battery

Philips-Symbl1-iconYour product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and reused.

Philips-Symbl2-iconThis symbol on a product means that the product is covered by European Directive 2012/19/EU.

Philips-Symbl3-iconThis symbol means that the product contains a built-in rechargeable battery covered by European Directive 2013/56/EU which cannot be disposed of with normal household waste. We strongly advise you to take your product to an official collection point or a Philips service center to have a professional remove the rechargeable battery. Inform yourself about the local separate collection system for electrical and electronic products and rechargeable batteries. Follow local rules and never dispose of the product and rechargeable batteries with normal
household waste. Correct disposal of old products and rechargeable batteries helps prevent negative consequences for the environment and human health.

Remove the integrated 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 headphones.

  • Make sure the headphones is disconnected from the charging case before removing the battery.


Compliance with EMF

This product complies with all applicable standards and regulations regarding exposure to electromagnetic 􀅾elds.

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 of compliance

The device complies with the FCC rules, Part 15. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  • This device may not cause harmful interference, and
  • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.



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