Philips TAT5505 Headphones 5000 Series User Manual

Philips TAT5505 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 to excessive heat
  • Do not drop your headphones.
  • Headphones shall not be exposed to dripping , splashing water.
  • Do not allow your headphones 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, re or the like.
  • Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
  • Disposal of a battery into re or a hot oven, or mechanically crushing or cutting of 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 that may result in an explosion or the leakage of flammable liquid or gas.

About operating and storage temperatures and humidity

  • Store in a place where temperature is between -20°C (-4°F) and 50°C (122 °F) (up to 90% relative humidity.
  • Operate in a place where temperature is between 0°C (32°F) and 45°C (113 °F) (up to 90% relative humidity.
  • Battery life may be shorter in high or low temperature conditions.
  • Replacement of a battery with an incorrect type that can defeat a safeguard (for example, in the case of some lithium battery types);

Your True wireless earphones

Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at With this Philips True wireless earphones, 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, PDA, Bluetooth adapters, MP3 players etc) which supports Bluetooth and is compatible to the headset (see ‘Technical data’ on page 8).

Overview of your True wireless earphones


Get started

Charge the battery



  • Before you use your earpieces for the first time, place the earpieces in the charging box and charge the battery for 3 hours for optimum battery capacity and lifetime.
  • Use only the original USB-C charging cable to avoid any damage.
  • Finish your call before charging the earpieces, as connecting the earpieces for charging will power the earpieces off.

Charging Box

Connect one end of the USB cable into the charging box, and another end into the power source.

  • The charging box starts charging.
  • Charging process is verified by the blue LED light on the front panel.
  • When the charging box is fully charged, the blue light goes on.



  • The charging box serves as a portable backup battery for charging the earpieces. When the charging box is fully charged, it supports 3 times full recharge cycle for the earpieces.


Place the earpieces in the charging box.

  • The earpieces start charging.
  • Charging process is verified by blue LED light on the earpieces.
  • When the earpieces is fully charged, the blue light goes off.



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

Pair the earpieces with your Bluetooth device for the first time

  • Make sure that the headset is fully charged and powered off.
  • Open the top cover from charging box.


  • The LED on both earpieces ash in white & blue alternately.
  • The earpieces are now in pairing mode and is 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 cannot nd any previously connected Bluetooth device, it will automatically switch to pairing mode.

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 TAT5505.
  • Enter the earpieces password “0000” (4 zeros) if prompted. For those Bluetooth devices featuring Bluetooth 3.0 or higher, 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. There will be a voice “Power on” from earpiece.


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

Pair the earpieces with another Bluetooth device

If you have another Bluetooth device that you want to pair with the earpieces, make sure the Bluetooth function in any other previously paired or connected devices are turned off. Long touch over 5 seconds both left & right side simultaneously with earpiece on ear, release when Pairing voice prompt is heard.


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

Use your earpieces

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


  • The earpieces cannot connect to more than 1 device at the same time. If you have two paired Bluetooth devices, only turn on the Bluetooth function of the device that you want to connect.
  • 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.


  • If the earpieces fails to connect to any Bluetooth device within 5 minutes, it will turn o automatically to save the battery life.
  • 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 mode can be toggled via double tap on the right earpiece.

  • ANC function is auto active when put into the ear.
  • Touch the MFB button twice, it will change to Awareness mode.
  • Touch the MFB button twice again, it will turn the ANC function off.



  • By removing the earpiece, it will automatically change to sleep mode. When put earpiece back, it will return to active mode.


ANC LED indicator status


Power on/off


Manage your calls and music



LED indicator status


Charging Box (4 blue LED)



When USB is o, the LED is lit for 30s after case open or closed

Battery LED indicator on Bluetooth device

It will show a battery indicator on Bluetooth device after connected to earpieces.


Voice Assistant


How to wear


Reset the earpieces

If you encounter any pairing or connection issue, you can follow the following procedure to reset your headset.

  • On your Bluetooth device, go to the Bluetooth menu and remove Philips TAT5505 from the device list.
  • Turn off the Bluetooth function of your Bluetooth device.
  • Tap & hold multi-function touch for >25s on each earpiece individually.
  • Return earpieces to charging box & close the lid.
  • Follow steps in “Use your earpieces-Connect the earpieces to your Bluetooth device.”
  • Pair the earpieces with your Bluetooth device, select Philips TAT5505.

Technical data

  • Music time
  • ANC enabled: 4.5
  • hours | ANC disabled with Bluetooth: 5 hours
  • Talk time
  • ANC enabled: 4.5 hours |
  • ANC disabled: 5 hours
  • Standby time 200 hours
  • Charging time: 2 hours
  • Lithium-ion battery 50 mAh on each earpiece, Lithium-ion battery 410 mAh on charging box
  • Bluetooth version: 5.1
  • Compatible Bluetooth profiles:
  • HSP (Hands-Free Profile-HFP)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio Video Remote Control Profile)
  • Supported audio codec: SBC
  • Frequency range: 2.402-2.480 GHz
  • Transmitter power: < 5 dBm
  • Operating range: Up to 10 meters (33 feet)
  • Auto power o
  • 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 this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 2014/53/EU. You can nd the Declaration of Conformity on

Disposal of your old product and battery

Philips-TAA7306-Headphones-7000-Series-Fig19Your product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components, which can be recycled and reused.

Philips-TAA7306-Headphones-7000-Series-Fig20This symbol on a product means that the product is covered by European Directive 2012/19/EU.

Philips-TAA7306-Headphones-7000-Series-Fig21This 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 the headphones.

  • Make sure the earpieces is 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.


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 (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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