Philips TAT3508 Headphones 3000 Series User manual


Philips TAT3508 Headphones 3000 Series User manual


Important safety instructions


Hearing safety


  • 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 earpieces and headphones can cause hearing loss.
  • Using headphones with both ears covered while driving is not recommended and may be illegal in some areas.
  • 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 speci􀅾c 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, 􀅾re 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 are 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 F;ammable liquid or gas.
  • A battery subjected to extremely low air pressure may result in an explosion or the leakage of Flammable liquid or gas.
  • To avoid risk of are, the equipment is supplied only by external power source which output shall comply with PS1 (with output capacity less than 15W)

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.
  • 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).

Your True wireless earpieces

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

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 earpieces.

Overview of your True wireless earpieces


Get started

Charge the battery



  • Before you use your headphones, place them in the charging box and charge the battery for 2 hours for optimum battery capacity and lifetime.
  • Use only the original USB-C charging cable to avoid any damage.
  • Finish your call before charging. Connecting the earpieces to charge will power them off.
  • If the headset is not used for a long time, the rechargeable battery will begin to lose its charge. To avoid this loss, please fully charge the battery at least once every three months.

Charging Box

Plug one end of the USB-C cable into the charging box and the other end into the power source.



The charging box serves as a portable backup battery for charging the earpieces. When the charging box is fully charged, it will fully recharge the earpieces 2 times.


Place the earpieces in the charging box.

  • The earpieces start charging and the white LED light goes on
  • When the earpieces are fully charged, the white light will go off



Normally, a full charge takes 2 hours (for the earpieces or charging box) by USB cable.

How to wear

Select suitable ear tips for optimum 􀅾t
  • A tight, secure 􀅾t will provide the best sound quality and noise-cancellation.
  • Test which ear tips provide you with the best sound and wearing comfort. 3 sizes of silicone ear tips are provided : large, medium, small.


Insert the earpieces
  • Check left or right orientation of the earpieces.
  • Insert the earpieces into the ears and twist slightly until a secure 􀅾t is achieved.


App download

  • Scan the QR code/press ‘Download’ button or search ‘Philips Headphones’ in Apple App Store or Google Play to download the app.


The Philips Headphones App puts you in charge of the music you are listening to. You can customize the sound so your music and calling experience always best suits your needs.

Pair the earpieces with your Bluetooth device for the First time

  • Make sure that the earpieces are fully charged and powered off.
  • Open the cover of the charging box, the earpieces will be in pairing mode and ready to connect.
  • The LEDs on both earpieces 􀅿ash white and blue alternately
  • The earpieces are now in pairing mode and are ready to pair with a Bluetooth device (e.g. a mobile phone)
  • Turn on the Bluetooth function of your Bluetooth device. Pair the earpieces with your
  • Bluetooth device, refer to the user manual of your Bluetooth device.


  • After powering on, if the earpieces can not 􀅾nd any previously connected Bluetooth device, please put them into pairing mode (press button on box for 3 seconds with both earpieces inside and the cover open).

The following example shows you how to pair the earpieces with your Bluetooth device.

  • Turn on the Bluetooth function of your Bluetooth device, select Philips TAT3508.
  • Enter the earpieces’ password “0000” (4 zeros) if prompted. For those devices featuring Bluetooth 3.0 or higher, there is no need to enter a password.


Single earpiece (Mono mode)

Take either right or left earpiece out from charging box for Mono use. The earpiece will power on automatically.


  • Take the second earpiece from the charging box and they will pair with each other automatically

Pair the earpieces with another Bluetooth device

If you want to pair another Bluetooth device with the earpieces, just put them into pairing mode, (press button on box for 3 seconds with both earpieces inside and the cover open), then discover the second device as per normal pairing.



  • The earpieces store 4 devices in the memory. If you try to pair more than 4 devices, the earliest paired device is replaced by the new one.

Multi-point connection


  • Pairing the headphones to 2 devices, e.g. mobile phone and notebook.

Switch between device

  • At anytime, you can only listen to music from 1 device. Another device will be for phone call.
  • Pause the audio from 1 device and then start to play audio from the another device.


  • When streaming audio from Device 1, receiving a call from Device 2 will automatically pause Device 1 playback. And the call will be routed automatically to headphones.
  • Ending the call will automatically resume playback from device 1.

Use your earpieces

Connect the earpieces to your Bluetooth device
  • Turn on the Bluetooth function of your Bluetooth device.
  • Open the charging box cover.
  • The blue LED 􀅿ashes.
  • The earpieces will search the last connected Bluetooth device and reconnect to it automatically. If the last connected one is not available, the earpieces will search and reconnect to the second last connected device.


If you turn on the Bluetooth function of your Bluetooth device after turning on the earpieces, you have to go to the Bluetooth menu of the device and connect the earpieces to the device manually.


In some Bluetooth devices, connection may not be automatic. In this case, you have to go to the Bluetooth menu of your device and connect the earpieces to the Bluetooth device manually.

Control ANC (Active Noise Cancelation)

Enable ANC

Different ANC modes can be toggled via double tapping on the left earpiece.

  • ANC function is automatically activated when earpiece is placed in the ear.
  • Touch the MFT twice, it will turn the ANC function off.
  • Touch the MFT twice again, it will change to awareness mode.


Power on/off


Manage your calls and music


Voice Assistant


Earpieces LED indicator status


Charging box LED indicator status


Reset the earpieces

If you encounter any pairing or connection issue, you can follow the following procedure to reset your earpieces to factory default settings.

  • On your Bluetooth device, go to the Bluetooth menu and remove Philips TAT3508 from the device list.
  • Turn off the Bluetooth function of your Bluetooth device.
  • Return earpieces to charging box and open the lid.
  • Press button on box twice.
  • Follow steps in “Use your earpieces connect the earpieces to your Bluetooth device.”
  • Pair the earpieces with your Bluetooth device, select Philips TAT3508.

If there is no response from the earpieces, you can follow the below step to reset the hardware of your earpieces.

  • Return earpieces to charging box and open the lid, press the button on box for more than 10 seconds.

Technical data

  • Music play time (ANC on) : 7 + 14 hours
  • Music play time (ANC off) : 9 + 18 hours
  • Standby time: 200 hours
  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Lithium-ion battery 55 mAh oneach earpiece, Lithium-ion battery 400 mAh on charging box
  • Bluetooth version: 5.3
  • Compatible Bluetooth pro􀅾les:
  • HFP (Hands-Free Pro􀅾le)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio
  • Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile)
  • TMAP(Telephony and Media Audio Profile)
  • Supported audio codecs: LC3, SBC
  • Frequency range: 2.402-2.480 GHz
  • Transmitter power: < 10 dBm
  • Operating range: Up to 10 meters (33 feet)
  • Auto power off
  • USB-C 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 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 and the Declaration of Conformity on

Disposal of your old product and battery

Philips-TAT3508-Headphones-3000-Series-Fig20Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and reused.

Philips-TAT3508-Headphones-3000-Series-Fig21This symbol on a product means that the product is covered by European Directive 2012/19/EU. This 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 centre 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 of the earpieces.

  • Make sure the earpieces are disconnected from the charging box before removing the battery.


  • Make sure the charging box is disconnected from the USB charging cable before removing the battery.


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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