Philips TAH5205 Headphones 5000 Series User Manual


Philips TAH5205 Headphones 5000 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 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 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 and charging case to excessive heat.
  • Do not drop your headphones and charging case.
  • Headphones and charging case shall not be exposed to dripping , splashing water.
  • Do not allow your headphones and charging case to be submerged in water.
  • Do not use any cleaning agents containing alcohol, ammonia, benzene, or abrasives.
  • If cleaning is required use a soft doth, 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.

About operating and storage temperatures and humidity

  • Operate or store in a place where temperature is between -10°C (14°F) and 60°C (140 °F) (up to 90% relative humidity.
  • Battery life may be shorter in high or low temperature conditions.

Your Bluetooth over-ear headphones

Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at With this Philips over-ear headphones, you can:

  • enjoy convenient wireless handsfree calls;
  • enjoy and control wireless music;
  • switch between calls and music.


What’s in the box


Other devices

A mobile phone or device (e.g. notebook, PAD, Bluetooth adapters, MP3 players etc) which supports Bluetooth and is compatible to the headset (see ‘Technical data’ ).

Overview of your Bluetooth wireless headset


Get started

Charge the battery



  • Before you use your headset for the first time, place the headsets in the charging case and charge the battery for 3 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 Type – C USB 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 2 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 8 devices in the memory. If you try to pair more than 8 devices, the earliest paired device is replaced by the new one.

  • Make sure that the headphones are fully charged and turned off.
  • Press and hold for 6 seconds until the blue and white LED flashes alternately.
  • The headphone remain in pairing mode for 5 minutes.
  • Make sure that the mobile phone is turned 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 TAH5205


Use your headset

Connect the headset to your Bluetooth device
  • Turn on your mobile phone/ Bluetooth device.
  • Press and hold the on/o button for 2 seconds to turn headphones on,
  • The white LED will turn on .
  • 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 fail to connect to last connected Bluetooth device within range in 5 minutes, it will change to pairing mode, then will switch off automatically if it’s still not connected to any Bluetooth device 5 minutes later.
  • If the headphone has no any connection history and doesn’t connect any Bluetooth device with 5 minutes, it will switch o automatically.

Manage your calls and music



Technical data


  • Music time: 29 hours (Bass Boost off)
  • Talk time: 21 hours
  • Standby time: 166 hours
  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Rechargeable lithium polymer battery (250 mAh)
  • Bluetooth version: 5.0
  • Compatible Bluetooth profiles:
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile)
  • Supported audio codec: SBC
  • Frequency range: 2.402-2.480 GHz
  • Transmitter power: < 10 dBm
  • Operating range: Up to 10 meters (33 feet)
  • Digital echo & noise reduction
  • Auto power off
  • Type-C USB port for charging
  • Low battery warning: available


  • Specifications are subject to change without notice.


Declaration of conformity

Hereby, MMD Hong Kong Holding Limited declares that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 2014/53/EU. 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 offcial 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 headset 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 fields.

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 (butter) 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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