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EAH-AZ70W

Digital Wireless Stereo Earphones
Operating Instructions

Thank you for purchasing this product.
Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future use.

Safety precautions
■Unit

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage,

• Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping or splashing.
• Do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on this unit.
• Use the recommended accessories.
• Do not remove covers.
• Do not repair this unit by yourself. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. Avoid the use in the following conditions
• High or low extreme temperatures during use, storage or transportation.
• Disposal of a battery into fire or a hot oven, or mechanically crushing or cutting of a battery, that can result in an  explosion.
• Extremely high temperature and/or extremely low air pressure that can result in an explosion or the leakage of  flammable liquid or gas.

• Avoid using or placing this unit near sources of heat.
• Do not listen with this unit at high volume in places where you need to hear sounds from the surrounding  environment for safety, such as at railroad crossings, and construction sites.
• Keep this unit away from something susceptible to the magnetism. Such devices as a clock may not operate  correctly.
• Be aware that this unit (earphones) may get warm while charging or immediately after charging. Depending on  your constitution and health status, putting the earphones on may trigger adverse reactions such as skin  redness, itching, and rash if the earphones have just been taken out of the charging cradle and are still warm.

CAUTION!
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage,
• Do not install or place this unit in a bookcase, built-in cabinet or in another confined space. Ensure this unit is  well ventilated.
• Do not obstruct this unit’s ventilation openings with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, and similar items.
• Do not place sources of naked flames, such as lighted candles, on this unit.

Batteries

• Do not heat or expose to flame.
• Do not leave the battery(ies) in a car exposed to direct sunlight for a long period of time with doors and windows closed.

Earphones/Earpieces

• Keep the earphones and the earpieces out of reach of children and pets to prevent swallowing. After use, put  them in the charging cradle and close the lid for storage.
• Securely attach the earpieces. If they are left in the ears after coming off, injury or sickness may be caused.

• Keep the earphones clean. After use, make sure there is no earwax, foreign matter, etc., attached to the  earpieces. If there is earwax, foreign matter, etc., attached, remove the earpieces from the earphones and  clean them.

– If you clean the earpieces (B) while they are attached to the earphones, you may damage the protective mesh on the earphones (A).

– Remove earwax, foreign matter, etc., that has attached to the protective mesh of the earphones by blowing on it, etc. You may block the protective mesh if you try to remove with a cotton swab, etc., which can lead to malfunctions.

earphones clean

– If hair styling product, make-up, etc., gets onto the earphones, wipe off immediately with a soft dry cloth. (Do not touch the protective mesh as this can have an effect on audio characteristics.)

• Store the earphones in the charging cradle to protect them from foreign matter, etc., getting on them.

• Keep your ears clean. If there is a build-up of earwax, the protective mesh on the earphones may get  blocked during use, leading to malfunctions such as a lessening of volume, changes to audio  characteristics, etc.

Allergies

• Discontinue use if you experience discomfort with the earphones or any other parts that directly contact your skin.

• Continued use may cause rashes or other allergic reactions.

■ Precautions for listening with the Earphones

• Excessive sound pressure from earphones and headphones can cause hearing loss.
• Do not use your earphones at a high volume. Hearing experts advise against continuous extended play.
• If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or discontinue use.
• Do not use while operating a motorised vehicle. It may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in many areas.
• You should use extreme caution or temporarily discontinue use in potentially hazardous situations.

This unit may receive radio interference caused by mobile telephones during use. If such interference occurs,  please increase separation between this unit and the mobile telephone.

Use only the supplied USB charging cord when connecting to a computer.

The symbols on this product (including the accessories) represent the following: DC

About Bluetooth® 

Panasonic bears no responsibility for data and/or information that is compromised during a wireless  transmission.

■Frequency band used

This unit uses the 2.4 GHz frequency band.

■Certification of this unit

• This unit conforms to frequency restrictions and has received certification based on frequency laws. Thus, a  wireless permit is not necessary.

• The actions below are punishable by law in some countries:

– Taking apart/modifying this unit.

– Removing specification indications.

■Restrictions of use

• Wireless transmission and/or usage with all Bluetooth® equipped devices is not guaranteed.

• All devices must conform to standards set by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.

• Depending on the specifications and settings of a device, it can fail to connect or some operations can be  different.

• This unit supports Bluetooth® security features. But depending on the operating environment and/or settings,  this security may not be sufficient. Transmit data wirelessly to this unit with caution.

• This unit cannot transmit data to a Bluetooth® device.

Range of use

Use this unit at a maximum range of 10 m.

The range can decrease depending on the environment, obstacles or interference.

Interference from other devices

• This unit may not function properly and troubles such as noise and sound jumps may arise due to radio wave  interference if this unit is located too close to other Bluetooth® devices or the devices that use the 2.4 GHz  band.

• This unit may not function properly if radio waves from a nearby broadcasting station, etc. is too strong.

■ Intended usage

• This unit is for normal, general use only.

• Do not use this system near an equipment or in an environment that is sensitive to radio frequency  interference (example: airports, hospitals, laboratories, etc).

Table of contents

Safety precautions ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 2  About Bluetooth® …………………………………………………………………………………………. 4

Before use

Accessories……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 6                                                                                       

Maintenance……………………………………………………………………………………………………..6

(Important) About water resistance …………………………………………………………………7

How to fit the earphones………………………………………………………………………………….8

• How to fit the earphones ………………………………………………………………………………8

• Select the earpieces……………………………………………………………………………………….. 8

Part names……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 9

Preparation

Charging……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 11

• Using the USB charging cord (supplied) to charge the earphones and the charging cradle………11

• Charging the earphones with the charging cradle……………………………………………………………………..12

• Battery level notification…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..12

Turning the earphones on and off ……………………………………………………………………………………………..13

Using the app “Technics Audio Connect” ……………………………………………………………………………….. 14

Connecting a Bluetooth® device………………………………………………………………………………………………. 15

• Connecting by pairing (registering) your earphones with a Bluetooth® device ……………………… 15

• Connecting a paired Bluetooth® device …………………………………………………………………………………. 16

Operation

Listening to music ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 17

Making a phone call …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 18

Using the external sound control………………………………………………………………………………………………. 19

Useful functions………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 20

• Using the app “Technics Audio Connect” ……………………………………………………………………………… 20

• Activating voice functions ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 20

• Using just one earphone ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 20

Operating with the touch sensors………………………………………………………………………………………………. 21

Other

Restoring to the factory settings…………………………………………………………………………………………………. 22

Copyright, etc. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 22 Troubleshooting…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 23

• Sound and audio volume…………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 23

• Bluetooth® device connection……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 23

• Phone Calls ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 23

• General………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24

• Power supply and charging ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. 24

Specifications ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 25

When disposing of the product……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 27

Before use

Expressions used in this document

• Pages to be referred to are indicated as “→ ○○”.
• The product illustrations may differ from the actual product.

Accessories

Please check and identify the supplied accessories.

1 x USB charging cord

1 x Earpieces set (2 each of sizes XS, S, M, L, and XL) (M size fitted to the earphones)

Maintenance

Clean this unit with a dry and soft cloth.
• When the unit is very dirty, wipe off the dirt with a cloth that has been dipped in water and well wrung, then wipe with  a dry cloth.
• Do not use solvents including benzine, thinner, alcohol, kitchen detergent, a chemical wiper, etc. This might cause the  exterior case to be deformed or the coating to come off.
• Wipe off dust from the charging terminals with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use pointy objects. Remove the earpieces from the earphones and get rid of earwax, foreign matter, etc.
• If you clean the earpieces while they are attached to the earphones, you may damage the protective mesh on the earphones. (Do not touch the protective mesh as this can have an effect on audio characteristics.) Keeping the battery performance
• During the long period of disuse, full charge this unit once every 6 months to keep the battery performance.

Before use

(Important) About water resistance

Specifications for this unit are equivalent of IPX4 of IEC 60529, the protection level of electronic device  enclosures that protects from splashes, and is not designed to be totally waterproof.

■ About IPX4 (liquid ingress protection level against splashing water)

This unit is compatible to operate after splashing from nozzles approximately 1.8 L/min of room temperature tap  water from every direction approximately 20 cm from this unit for 10 minutes.

The charging cradle and the USB charging cord (supplied) are not water resistant.

Water resistance is not guaranteed under all conditions.

Cautions for use in places where the unit may get wet (from spray, rain, etc.) Observe the following precautions. Incorrect operation cause malfunction.

• Do not charge the charging cradle or the earphones while your hands are wet or while there are still water droplets on  this unit (earphones or charging cradle).

• Do not use the USB charging cord.

• Do not apply soapy water or detergent or immerse in water.

• If water drops get onto the unit in cold climates, wipe off with a soft, dry cloth.

• If water gets onto the earphones or microphone, wipe off with a soft, dry cloth.

– Sound may get smaller or get distorted.

– If there are water drops left in the earpieces, you may hear the sound at reduced volume or you may not be able to  hear anything at all. If this is the case, remove the earpieces and get rid of the water drops.

If water does get into the earphones or the charging cradle, cease use and consult your dealer.  Malfunction due to improper handling by you will not be covered by the warranty.

Before use

How to fit the earphones

Fit the earphones correctly in order to get adequate noise cancelling effect and acoustics. Select and  fit the special earpieces that suit the sizes of your ears, left and right.

How to fit the earphones

Check the orientation (up (a), down) and L (left) and R (right) of the earphones.

earphone fitairphones right

Fit firmly by turning the earphones a small amount at a time in the directions indicated by the arrow in the illustration.

earphones directions

• Confirm that the earphones will not fall from your ears after you have fitted them.

• The left earphone has a raised dot indicating the L side.

• If the earphones fall out easily, replace with earpieces (supplied) of a different size.

Select the earpieces

How to remove the earpieces

earphones remove

• Hold the earpiece with your fingertips and twist slightly  to pull it out.

How to attach the earpieces

earpieces fitted

• Make sure the earpieces are fitted firmly into your ears  and confirm that they are not at an angle.

Before use

Part names

Main unit (earphones)
(Earphones hereafter in the instructions)

part earphones

L side earphone (left) R side earphone (right)

1 Touch sensor (L) (left)

2 Touch sensor (R) (right)

• Touching these enables you to perform a variety of  operations. (21, “Operating with the touch  sensors”)

3 Microphones for calls

4 Earpieces

5 Charging terminals

6 Microphone for noise cancelling

7 Earphone LEDs*1, 3 

8 Driver rear ports

9 Raised dot indicating the L side

*1 Examples of earphone LED lighting/blinking patterns

Both earphone LEDs (L and R) blink  alternately in blue and red

Bluetooth® pairing (registration) standby

Blinking slowly (blue)*2

Bluetooth® connection standby

Blinking twice about every 5 seconds  (blue)*2

When connected with Bluetooth® (playing back music/in a call, etc.)

Blinking (blue)*2

A call is being received

*2 The battery is low when it is blinking in red.

*3 Refer to page 11 for information about the earphone LEDs lighting and blinking during charging.

Before use

Main unit (charging cradle)
(Charging cradle hereafter in the instructions)

charging cradle

10 Charging cradle lid

11 Certification information label

• The model number is shown on the certification  information label.

12 Terminal section (for the L side earphone)

13 Terminal section (for the R side earphone)

• Do not touch the terminal sections with bare  hands.

14 Charging cradle LEDs*4 

15 Charging terminal

• Connect the USB charging cord (supplied) to this  terminal when charging. (→ 11, “Charging”)

*4 Refer to page 11 for information about the earphone LEDs lighting and blinking during charging.

Preparation

Charging

The chargeable battery (installed in the unit) is not charged initially. Charge the battery before using the unit.

• Proper charging is not possible if there is dust or droplets of water on the terminal sections of the earphones or  charging cradle. Remove the dust or water droplets before charging.

Note

• Charge in a room temperature between 10 oC and 35 oC.
• It is not possible to turn the power on or connect to Bluetooth® devices during charging.
Using the USB charging cord (supplied) to charge the earphones and the charging cradle

When the earphones have not been put into the charging cradle, the charging cradle itself is charged.

usb charging cord

Use the USB charging cord (supplied) (b) to connect the charging cradle to a  computer (a).

• Charging of the charging cradle starts. The charging cradle LEDs light or blink (white) while the charging  cradle is charging. Charging is complete when they turn off.

• Check the direction of the USB charging cord terminals and plug in/out straight holding onto the plug. (It may  result in malfunction by the deforming of the terminal if it is plugged in obliquely or in wrong direction.) Put the earphones into the charging cradle.

• Confirm the L side and R side of the earphones, and match the positions of the charging terminals on the  earphones with the terminal sections in the charging cradle. (Charging of the earphones will not start if the  positions do not match.)

• The way the earphone LEDs light when you put the earphones into the charging cradle depends on the usage  status.

Usage status

Earphone LED lighting/blinking patterns

Charging for the first time (after purchase)

The earphone LEDs light (red) about 5 seconds after you put the  earphones into the charging cradle.

Charging any time after the first time  (When there is still battery charge)

When you put the earphones into the charging cradle, the  earphone LEDs light (red) about 3 seconds, then turn off. After  about 5 seconds, the earphone LEDs light (red) again. • If the earphone LEDs do not light (red) again, the earphones are  fully charged.

When the batteries are depleted (When  there is no battery charge at all)

The earphone LEDs light (red) about 5 seconds after you put the  earphones into the charging cradle.

Preparation

Confirm that the earphone LEDs (red) have illuminated (charging starts). 

• The earphone LEDs light (red) while the earphones are charging. Charging is complete when they turn off.

• Charging time (→ 25, “Specifications”)

Note

• Do not use any other USB charging cords except the supplied one. Doing so may cause malfunction.

• Charging may not be performed or may stop if the computer is in or switched to standby or sleep mode.

Charging the earphones with the charging cradle

Earphones can only be charged with a charged charging cradle. You can charge your earphones while you are  out, even if there is no power source.

• When the charging cradle is fully charged, it can charge the earphones about 2 times.

Put the earphones into the charging cradle.

• The earphones LEDs light (red). Refer to Step 2 on page 11 for how they light.

Confirm that the earphone LEDs (red) have illuminated. (charging starts)

• The earphones LEDs light (red) while the earphones are charging. Charging is complete when they turn off.

• It takes approx. 2 hours to charge the earphones from empty to full.

Battery level notification

The LEDs lighting or flashing on this unit indicate the remaining battery charge.

Earphones

When the battery level starts to run low while you are using the earphones, the blinking earphone LEDs change  from blue to red, then you will be notified by one beep every 5 minutes. When no charge remains, you will hear  a guidance message and then the unit automatically turns off.

Charging cradle

When you open the charging cradle lid, the charging cradle LEDs light or blink to indicate the charge remaining  in the battery.

Status of the charging cradle  LEDs

Remaining battery charge

3 light

1 lights

charging cradle leds

There is plenty of charge in the battery.

The charge in the battery is running low. You should charge the unit.

• When 1 charging cradle LED is blinking, the charge in the battery is even lower. Charge the unit. • If the charging cradle LEDs do not light even when you open the charging cradle lid, there is no charge in the battery.  Charge the unit.

Preparation

Turning the earphones on and off

To turn the earphones on

Take the earphones out of the charging cradle.

• The earphones turn on. A beep will sound and the earphone LEDs blink (blue)*  

slowly.

* The batteries are low when they are blinking in red.

To turn the earphones off

Put the earphones into the charging cradle.

• The way the LEDs light when you put the earphones into the charging cradle  

depends on the usage status. Refer to Step 2 on page 11 for how they light.

Note

• If something with a magnet in it is brought close to the earphones while they are being used, the earphones may turn  off. Move the item with the magnet in it away if this occurs.

Preparation

Using the app “Technics Audio Connect”

By creating a Bluetooth® connection with a smartphone or tablet installed with the “Technics Audio Connect”  app (free of charge), you can enjoy a wide variety of features, such as the following:

• Software updates
• Customization of various settings (Connection mode setting/Auto power off setting/Guidance language setting, etc.)
• “Switch/Find headphones” function
• Check remaining battery charge
• Access to this document

Preparation

• Turn on the unit.

Download the “Technics Audio Connect” app (free of charge) to the smartphone or  tablet.

technics icon

google play qr code
Android: Google Play
app store qr code
iOS: App Store

2 Start up the “Technics Audio Connect” app.

• Follow the on-screen instructions to operate.

Note

• Always use the latest version of the “Technics Audio Connect” app.

• There may sometimes be changes made to the operating procedures, displays, etc., on the “Technics Audio Connect”  app. Refer to the support site for details.

Preparation

Connecting a Bluetooth® device

Preparation

• Put the earphones into the charging cradle.

• Place the Bluetooth® device within approx. 1 m from the unit.

• Check the device operation using its operation instructions as required.

• Using the “Technics Audio Connect” app (free of charge) makes connecting with Bluetooth® simple. (14)

Connecting by pairing (registering) your earphones with a Bluetooth® device

Take both earphones (L and R) out of the charging cradle.

• When pairing with a device for the first time:

This unit will start to search for a Bluetooth® device to connect to, and the earphone LEDs will light alternately  in blue and red.

• When pairing with a device after the first time:

Taking the earphones out of the charging cradle will light the earphone LEDs (blue). While the earphone LEDs  light (blue) (about 3 seconds), if you touch and hold the touch sensor (L or R) for about 7 seconds, the  earphone LEDs will light alternately in blue and red.

Turn on the Bluetooth® device and enable the Bluetooth® function.

From the Bluetooth® menu of the Bluetooth® device, select device name “EAH-AZ70W”.

bluetooth device

• A BD address (Bluetooth® Device address: an alphanumeric character string that is displayed by and unique to the device) may be displayed  before “EAH-AZ70W” is displayed.

• If prompted for a passkey, input the passkey “0000 (four zeros)” of this  unit.

• When the earphone LEDs blink (blue)* twice at approximately 5 second  intervals, pairing has been completed and connection has been  established.

* The batteries are low when they are blinking in red.

Confirm that the earphones and the Bluetooth® device are connected.

Note

• If the connection with the device does not complete within 5 minutes, the pairing mode on the earphones cancels and  they transition to connection standby mode. Perform pairing again.

• You can pair a maximum of 10 Bluetooth® devices with the earphones. When you pair a device after the maximum  has been exceeded, previous devices are overwritten. To use overwritten devices again, do the pairing again.

Preparation

Connecting a paired Bluetooth® device

Take the earphones out of the charging cradle.

• The earphone LEDs light (blue) and the earphones turn on about 3 seconds later.

A beep will sound, and the earphone LEDs (blue)* will blink slowly.

* The batteries are low when they are blinking in red.

Do Steps 2 to 3 of “Connecting by pairing (registering) your earphones with a  Bluetooth® device” (15).

Confirm that the earphones and the Bluetooth® device are connected.

Note

• This unit remembers the device lastly connected. Connection may be automatically established after step 1 (see  above).

Operation

Listening to music

If the Bluetooth® compatible device supports the “A2DP” and “AVRCP” Bluetooth® profiles, music can be  played back with remote control operations on the unit.

• A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile): Transmits audio to the unit.

• AVRCP (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile): Allows remote control of the device using the unit. Connect the Bluetooth® device and the unit. (15, “Connecting a Bluetooth® device”) Select and play the music or the video on the Bluetooth® device.

• The unit’s earphones will output the music or the audio of the video being played back. • For operating procedures during music playback (21, “Operating with the touch sensors”) • Operating time may become shorter depending on the usage conditions.

Attention

• The unit might leak sound depending on the volume level.

• When the volume is increased to near maximum level, music may sound distorted. Decrease the volume until the  distortion is cleared.

Operation

Making a phone call

With Bluetooth® enabled phones (cell phones or smartphones) that support the “HSP” or “HFP” Bluetooth® profile, you can use the unit for phone calls.

• HSP (Headset Profile): This profile can be used to receive monaural sounds and establish two-way communication using the  microphone on the unit.
• HFP (Hands-Free Profile): In addition to the HSP functions, this profile has the incoming and outgoing calls function. (This unit does not have a function that allows you to make phone calls independently of a Bluetooth® enabled  phone.)

Connect the Bluetooth® device and the unit. (→ 15, “Connecting a Bluetooth® device”)

Touch a touch sensor (L or R) on the earphone once to answer an incoming call.

• During an incoming call, ringtone will sound from the unit and the earphone LEDs will blink.

• (HFP only) To reject a phone call, touch and hold a touch sensor (L or R) for about 2 seconds.

Start talking.

• The earphone LEDs will repeatedly blink 2 times during a call.

• The volume can be adjusted during a phone call. For operating procedures (21, “Operating with the touch sensors”)

Touch and hold an earphone touch sensor (L or R) for about 2 seconds to end the call.

Note

• There may be instances when hands free setting needs to be done on the Bluetooth® enabled phone. • Depending on the Bluetooth® enabled phone, you may hear incoming and outgoing call ringtones of the phone from  the unit.

• You can have the Bluetooth® enabled phone make phone calls by using the microphone of the unit and an app of the  Bluetooth® enabled phone. (20, “Activating voice functions”)

Operation

Using the external sound control

The external sound control function switches between noise cancelling, ambient sound and off. The sound  quality is set so that it is optimised for each mode.

While wearing the earphones, touch and hold the touch sensor (R) for about 2 seconds.

• The mode is switched each time you touch and hold the touch sensor. (A guidance message will notify you of the  mode you switched to.)

default level

• The default level setting is “Noise cancelling”.

Adjust the volume of the playback device.

Noise cancelling

Reduces the sounds (noise) you can hear from outside.

• While using the noise cancelling function, a very small amount of noise which is generated from the circuit that  reduces noise may be heard, but this is normal and not indicative of any trouble. (This very-low-level noise may be  heard in quiet places or in the blank parts between tracks.)

Ambient sound

You can hear ambient sound through the microphones embedded in the earphones while enjoying music.

Operation

Useful functions

Using the app “Technics Audio Connect”

By creating a Bluetooth® connection with a smartphone installed with the “Technics Audio Connect” app (free of  charge), you can enjoy a wide variety of features, such as changing the settings on the earphones. (l 14)

Activating voice functions

You can use a touch sensor on the earphone to activate the voice functions (Amazon Alexa, Siri etc.) on your  smartphone or similar device.

Connect the Bluetooth® device and the unit. (15, “Connecting a Bluetooth® device”)

Touch and hold the touch sensor (L) on the earphone until the voice function is  activated.

• The voice assistant function on the Bluetooth® device is activated.

Note

• For details about voice function commands, refer to the operating instructions for the Bluetooth® device.

• The voice function may not work depending on the smartphone, etc., specifications and the app version.

After doing Step 1 above, complete the setup below to use Amazon Alexa as your voice assistant.

1 In the “Technics Audio Connect” app, select Amazon Alexa as your voice assistant.

2 Touch the “Sign in with Amazon” button.

• After signing into Amazon, you will need to add headphones in the device setup.

• Install the latest version of the Amazon Alexa app.

• Alexa is not available in all languages and countries. Alexa features and functionality may vary by location. • For more details, refer to the manuals or similar support materials of the apps.

Using just one earphone

By pairing (registering) this unit, you can also use just one of the earphones independently.  For example, if you take just the R side earphone out and leave the L side earphone in the charging cradle, the  R side earphone will connect to the smartphone. This way, you can listen to music or make a call with one  earphone while charging the other. (→ 15, “Connecting a Bluetooth® device”) The sound will be monaural.

• When you are using just one of the earphones, taking the other earphone out of the charging cradle will automatically  connect the earphones wirelessly with each other and switch use to both earphones. The sound will be stereo.

Operation

Operating with the touch sensors

You can operate the touch sensors on the earphones to change to the Bluetooth® pairing mode, or remote  control the Bluetooth® device.

• Depending on the Bluetooth® device or the app, even if you operate the touch sensors on the earphones, some  functions may not respond or may operate differently from the descriptions below.

■ List of operations available with the touch sensors

Function

Touch sensor (L)

Touch sensor (R)

Listening to music

Playback/pause

Touch once

Raise the volume

Touch rapidly 3 times

 –

Lower the volume

Touch rapidly 2 times

 –

Forward a track

Touch rapidly 2 times

Back a track

Touch rapidly 3 times

Making a phone call

Receive a phone call

Touch once while receiving the call

Reject a phone call

Touch and hold for about 2 seconds while receiving the call

End a phone call

Touch and hold for about 2 seconds during the call

Change control of external  sounds

Touch and hold for about  

2 seconds

Start the voice assistant

Touch and hold for about  

2 seconds

Set to the Bluetooth® pairing  mode*

(→ 15, “Connecting a Bluetooth® device”)

Return to the factory settings

(→ 22, “Restoring to the factory settings”)

* With both earphone LEDs (L and R) blinking alternately in blue and red

Note

• You can also use just one side of the earphones independently. In this case, it is only possible to perform operations  available on the side you are using.

• A beep sounds to indicate that you have touched to reach either the maximum or minimum volume level.

Other

Restoring to the factory settings

When you want to delete all pairing device information, etc. in the earphones, you can restore the earphones to  the factory settings (original settings upon purchase).

Charge the earphones before restoring the earphones to their factory settings.

Take the R side earphone out of the charging cradle.

While the earphone LED lights (blue), touch and hold the touch sensor (R) for about  7 seconds.

• The earphone LED will light alternately in blue and red.

Touch and hold the touch sensor (R) for about 10 seconds.

• The earphone LED (blue) blinks rapidly, and when the power turns off, the earphone returns to the factory  settings.

Do the same Steps 1 to 3 above for the L side earphone.

Note

• To re-pair the earphones with a Bluetooth® device, delete the registered information (device name: EAH-AZ70W) on  the device, then pair the earphones with the Bluetooth® device again. (15)

Copyright, etc.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of  such marks by Panasonic Corporation is under license.

Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.

Apple, the Apple logo and Siri are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

Google, Android, Google Play, and other related marks and logos are trademarks of Google LLC. Amazon, Alexa and all related logos are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

Other system names and product names appearing in this document are in general the registered  trademarks or trademarks of the respective developer companies.

Note that the TM mark and ® mark do not appear in this document.

This product incorporates the open source software other than the software licensed under the GPL V2.0 and/or  LGPL V2.1. The software categorized as above are distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY  WARRANTY, without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR  PURPOSE. Please refer to the detailed terms and conditions thereof shown at the following web page. https://panasonic.jp/support/global/cs/audio/download/index.html

Other

Troubleshooting

Before requesting service, make the following checks. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if  the remedies indicated do not solve the problem, consult your dealer for instructions.

Sound and audio volume

No sound.

• Make sure that the earphones and the Bluetooth® device are connected correctly. (→ 15)

• Check if music is playing on the Bluetooth® device.

• Make sure that the earphones are turned on and the volume is not set too low.

• Pair and connect the Bluetooth® device and the earphones again. (→ 15)

• Check if the Bluetooth® compatible device supports “A2DP” profile. For details on profiles, see “Listening to music”  (→ 17). Also refer to the operating manual for the Bluetooth® compatible device.

Low volume.

• Also raise the volume on the Bluetooth® device, not just on the earphones.

• Make sure there is no earwax, foreign matter, etc., attached to the earpieces of the earphones. Remove the earpieces from the main unit (earphones) and refer to “Earphones/Earpieces” (3) to clean them.

Sound from the device is cut off. / Too much noise. / Sound quality is bad.

• Sound may be disrupted if signals are blocked. Do not fully cover the earphones with the palm of your hand, etc.

• The device may be out of the 10 m communication range. Move the device closer to the earphones.

• Remove any obstacle between the earphones and the device.

• Switch off any wireless LAN device when not in use.

Bluetooth® device connection

The device cannot be connected.

• You can pair a maximum of 10 Bluetooth® devices with the earphones. When you pair a device after the maximum  has been exceeded, previous devices are overwritten. To use overwritten devices again, do the pairing again.

• Delete the pairing information for this unit from the Bluetooth® device, then pair them again. (→ 15)

Phone Calls

The voice of the person on the other end of the call is small.

• Also raise the volume on the Bluetooth® device, not just on the earphones.

Cannot make a phone call.

• Check if the Bluetooth® compatible device supports “HSP” or “HFP” profile. For details on profiles, see “Listening to  music” (→ 17) and “Making a phone call” (→ 18). Also refer to the operating manual for the Bluetooth® enabled  phone.

• Check the audio settings on the Bluetooth® compatible telephone, and if the setting does not allow communication  with this unit, change the setting. (→ 15)

Other

General

Cannot operate the earphones.

• Try turning the power off and on. (→ 13)

The left and right batteries deplete at different rates.

• There may be some difference between left and right due to signal and usage conditions.

Amazon Alexa is not responding.

• Make sure that the Amazon Alexa app is activated.

• Make sure that the voice assistant is set to Amazon Alexa.

• Make sure that data communication is enabled on the mobile device.

• Make sure that the device is paired with the Amazon Alexa app.

Power supply and charging

Cannot charge the unit.

• Is the USB charging cord connected firmly to the USB terminal of the computer? (→ 11)

• Have the earphones been put into the charging cradle correctly? (→ 11)

• If the earphone LEDs do not light even after putting the earphones into the charging cradle, then there is no charge  remaining in the charging cradle battery. First charge the charging cradle.

• Make sure to charge in a room temperature between 10 oC and 35 oC.

• Make sure the computer is turned on and is not on standby or sleep mode.

• Is the USB port you are currently using working properly? If your computer has other USB ports, unplug the connector  from its current port and plug it into one of the other ports.

• If the measures mentioned above are not applicable, unplug the USB charging cord and plug it in again.

• Is the unit already fully charged? The charging cradle LEDs will turn off immediately if the unit is fully charged.

• If the charging time and operating time get shorter, the batteries in the earphones and charging cradle may be getting  depleted. (Charging cycles for built-in batteries: about 500 times each)

The earphones or charging cradle get warm during charging.

• The earphones and charging cradle may get warm while charging, but this is normal.

The earphones do not turn on.

• After placing once into the charging cradle and the earphone LEDs light (red), take them out again.

The charging cradle LEDs do not light even when you open the charging cradle lid.

• There is no charge in the battery. Use the USB charging cord (supplied) to charge. (→ 11)

• Take the earphones out of the charging cradle, and after unplugging the USB charging cord, close the lid and leave it  for 3 minutes. Then open the lid of the charging cradle and confirm that the power turns on.

Other

Specifications

General

Power supply  

(Charging cradle)

DC 5 V, 500 mA

Internal Battery

Earphones: 3.7 V, Lithium polymer 85 mAh

Charging cradle: 3.7 V, Lithium polymer 800 mAh

Operating time*1 

(Earphones)

Approx. 6.5 hours (Noise cancelling: ON, AAC)

Approx. 7.5 hours (Noise cancelling: OFF, AAC)

Approx. 6 hours (Noise cancelling: ON, SBC)

Approx. 7 hours (Noise cancelling: OFF, SBC)

Quick charge Operating  time*1 

(Earphones)

15 min. charge, Approx. 70 min. (Noise cancelling: ON, AAC)

15 min. charge, Approx. 80 min. (Noise cancelling: OFF, AAC)

15 min. charge, Approx. 60 min. (Noise cancelling: ON, SBC)

15 min. charge, Approx. 70 min. (Noise cancelling: OFF, SBC)

Operating time*1 

(Earphones Charging  cradle)

Approx. 19.5 hours (Noise cancelling: ON, AAC)

Approx. 22.5 hours (Noise cancelling: OFF, AAC)

Approx. 18 hours (Noise cancelling: ON, SBC)

Approx. 21 hours (Noise cancelling: OFF, SBC)

Waiting Time*1 (Earphones)

Approx. 7.5 hours (Noise cancelling: ON)

Approx. 12 hours (Noise cancelling: OFF, Auto power off does not work)

Charging time*2 (25 oC)

Earphones: Approx. 2 hours

Charging cradle: Approx. 2.5 hours

Earphones with Charging cradle: Approx. 4 hours

Charging temperature range

10 oC to 35 oC

Operating temperature  

range

0 oC to 40 oC

Operating humidity range

35 %RH to 80 %RH (no condensation)

Mass

Earphone: Approx. 7 (one side only: L and R are the same)

Charging cradle: Approx. 65 g

*1 It may be shorter depending on the operating conditions.

*2 The time required to charge the battery from empty to full.

Other

■ Bluetooth® section

Bluetooth® system specification

Ver. 5.0

Wireless equipment classification

Class 1

Max RF Power

11 dBm

Frequency band

2402 MHz to 2480 MHz

Supported profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HSP, HFP

Supported codec

SBC, AAC

Operating distance

Up to 10 m

Earphones section

Driver units

10 mm, Graphene coated

Microphone

Mono, MEMS Microphone

■ Charging cradle section

Charging terminal

USB Type-C Shape

Accessory section

USB Charging Cord

(Input Plug: USB A Shape,  

Output Plug: USB Type-C Shape)

Approx. 0.5 m

Earpieces set

XS, S, M, L, XL each 2 pcs., (Size M Attached)

Water resistant

Water resistant

IPX4 equivalent (earphones only)

• Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Other

When disposing of the product

The built-in batteries are a valuable recyclable resource. When disposing of this product, recycle in accordance  with local environmental laws and regulations.

Refer to the specifications in this document for information about the batteries.

Other

Declaration of Conformity (DoC)

Hereby, “Panasonic Corporation” declares that this product is in compliance with the essential requirements and  other relevant provisions of Directive 2014/53/EU.

Customers can download a copy of the original DoC to our RE products from our DoC server: http://www.ptc.panasonic.eu

Contact to Authorised Representative:  

Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH,

Panasonic Testing Centre, Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany

Type of wireless

 Frequency band

Maximum power

(dBm e.i.r.p)

Bluetooth®

2,402 – 2,480 MHz

11 dBm

Disposal of Old Equipment and Batteries
Only for European Union and countries with recycling systems

These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or accompanying documents mean that used  electrical and electronic products and batteries must not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old products and used batteries, please take them to  applicable collection points in accordance with your national legislation.

By disposing of them correctly, you will help to save valuable resources and prevent any potential  negative effects on human health and the environment.

For more information about collection and recycling, please contact your local municipality. Penalties may be applicable for incorrect disposal of this waste, in accordance with national  legislation.

(Note for the battery symbol (bottom symbol)):

This symbol might be used in combination with a chemical symbol. In this case it complies with the  requirement set by the Directive for the chemical involved.

For the United Kingdom and ireland customers

Sales and Support Information

Customer Communications Centre 

• For customers within the UK: 0333 222 8777

• For customers within Ireland: 01 447 5229

• Monday–Friday 9:00 am–5:00 pm (Excluding public holidays).

• For further support on your product, please visit our website: www.technics.com/uk/ 

Manufactured by:

Authorized Representative in Europe: Panasonic Corporation

EU

Panasonic Corporation  

Kadoma, Osaka, Japan

Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH

Panasonic Testing Centre

Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany  

© Panasonic Corporation 2020http://www.panasonic.com

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