Plugable Bluetooth® Headset with One-Button Voice Assistant Access

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Product Description

The Plugable Bluetooth Voice Assistant Headset makes it easy to interact with your device’s voice assistant and make calls at the touch of a button. Enjoy hours of battery life while listening to music, podcasts, GPS directions, or making calls; all without having to take out your device or fumble with wires.

  • Mono wireless audio for phones, tablets and computers
  • Built-in controls to initiate and accepts calls, music pause/play, next/previous track, and more
  • Small, lightweight, and easily adaptable for either ear with multiple wearable styles for best comfort
  • Hours of audio and days of standby with the built-in USB-rechargeable battery
  • Includes several sizes of ear appliances, a USB charging cable, and a cloth carry bag

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Voice Assistant
This headset gives simple one-touch access to voice assistants on your device such as Siri, Google Now, and Cortana. Utilize your device’s built-in voice assistant software to get answers to important questions, place calls, send text messages, navigate to the nearest restaurant, request your favorite song, and so much more while your device stays in your pocket or bag.

Convenience
Clarity issues can be a major headache, especially when trying to use a voice assistant remotely. Phone microphones simply weren’t designed to pick up sounds from afar. The Smart Assistant Headset places a microphone right against the jawline, an optimal position to clearly hear your voice every time.

Enjoy hours of talk time and days of standby operation thanks to a built-in rechargeable lithium-polymer power cell and advanced sleep states.

Three simple buttons allow you to perform a multitude of functions without ever having to take your phone out of your pocket. Please see the information below for a summary of button functionality.

Portability
Weighing in at just 7 grams and designed to be used on either ear, the headset is easily pocketed or tossed in a bag when not in use. A mesh bag is included that protects the headset and all of its combined accessories.

Compatibility
This headset works with all phone, tablet, and computer operating systems that support the A2DP or HSP Bluetooth profiles. This includes most versions of iOS, Android, Windows, OS X, and Linux.

Technical Specifications

Model BT-HS40B
Bluetooth Version Bluetooth v3.0
Bluetooth Profiles HSP, A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth Range Up to 30ft (10m) in clear air
Pairing method Keyless SSP for Bluetooth v2.1 and above, below version 2.1 requires password "0000"
Battery 65mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Charge Time Approximately 2 hours
Size 3.75" x 1" x 0.75" (7 x 2.5 x 2 cm)
Weight 0.25oz (7g)
Bluetooth SIG Certification Plugable BT-HS40B

FAQ

Q: How do I pair my device with the headset?
A: Press the Multi-Function Button (MFB) for 3 seconds, until the LED alternately flashes red and blue. Pairing mode will last 3 minutes. Go to your Bluetooth settings, search for available devices, and look for “Plugable BTHS40B”. When the name appears, pair the devices.

Q: My device is asking for a code, what do I enter?
A: On older devices below Bluetooth version 2.1, you must enter the passcode “0000”.

Q: How do I use the buttons on the headset?
General
Volume Control: Click the volume button “+” to increase the volume and click the volume button “-” to decrease the volume
Voice Command: While in standby, double click the MFB twice to start the voice command function on a mobile phone with enabled voice control. Repeat to cancel.

Music
Music Play: While in standby, click the MFB once and it will play music on your mobile device
Music Pause: While playing music, click the MFB once to pause, click again to continue play
Next/Previous Track: While playing music , press and hold the volume button (+) for 1 seconds to get the next song, press the volume button(-) to get the previous song.

Calls
Answer a call: Click the MFB once to answer the call and talk
Reject incoming call: Press the MFB for 1 second to reject an incoming call
End a call: During the call, click the MFB once to end
Call Mute: During the call, press and hold the volume button “-” for one second to mute the microphone, press and hold the volume button “+” to un-mute the microphone
Call transfer: While talking on the Bluetooth headset, double click the MFB to switch back to mobile phone, repeat to talk on Bluetooth headset.
Re-dial last number: While in standby, press and hold the MFB for 1 second to redial the last call.

Q: How do I find out how much battery my headset has left?
A: In iOS, headset battery status will be displayed on the top status bar. This feature is not available for other operating systems.

Q: How long will the battery last on a single charge?
A: Battery life varies depending usage and volume. Up to 130 hours of standby and 3 hours of audio is possible.

Q: Can I use the headset with my computer?
A: The headset will work if your computer supports Bluetooth 2.0 or higher and the necessary audio profiles.

Q: How many devices can I pair with the headset?
A: The headset can remember pairs with up to two devices. Any more than this and one of the devices will have to be unpaired.

Q: What does the LED indicate?
Pairing mode: LED alternately flashes red/blue
Standby mode(no connected device): Blue LED flashes for 5 minutes, then turns off
Standby mode(connected device): Blue LED flash every 5 seconds
Charging: Solid red LED
Charging complete: Solid blue LED

Q: The device is paired, but I saw an error when the pair initiated. Is something wrong?
A: The headset should still work fine, this is a bug with the Bluetooth UI on Android that appears occasionally.

Q: How do I reset the headset to factory settings?
A: While powered off, press and hold the MFB for 10 seconds until the red and blue LED indicator turns off.

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