Battle Buds In-Ear Gaming Headphones

Battle Buds In-Ear Gaming Headphones

Instruction Manual

About This Model

Wired in-ear gaming headset with multi-platform compatibility. The information in the following articles applies to all color variants of the Battle Buds (White/Teal and Black/Silver)

PACKAGE CONTENTS

  1. Turtle Beach Battle Buds™ In-Ear Gaming Headset (A)
  2. Removable Microphone (B)
  3. Earbud Tips (Three Sizes: S, M, L) (C)
  4. Stabilizer Wings (Three Sized: S, M, L) (D)
  5. Carrying Pouch (E)
CONTENTS

INLINE CONTROLS

INLINE CONTROLS
  1. Master Volume
    • Adjust the master volume of the incoming game and chat audio.
  2. Mic Mute Switch
    • Switch to mute the microphone.
  3. Microphone
    • The inline microphone will activate when the mic boom is removed.
  4. Multifunction Button
    • Multifunction button for supported devices.

STABILITY

Stabilizers Installation

Install the R stabilizer to the right earpiece and the L stabilizer to the left earpiece. Align the opening of stabilizer with the nozzle and hole on earpiece. Be careful to not cover the hole, and make sure the R and L marks are facing outwards and can be seen.

Stabilizers Installation

Earbuds Tips Installation

Place the earbud tip onto the nozzle to install.

Earbuds Tips Installation

Stabilizers and Earbuds Tips Selection

Try the different sizes of earbud tips and stabilizers to ensure the best fit for you. The sizes of the stabilizers (S/M/L) are marked on the inside.

Tips Selection

Earpieces Insertion

Insert the earpiece into your ear canal, then turn earpiece into position. Push the tip of stabilizer under ear ridge.

Earpieces Insertion

Voice Chat Issues With Nintendo Switch

If you are experiencing the following symptoms when you use your headset with Fortnite on a Nintendo Switch, please try the steps below:

  • Mic Not Working in Chat (you can’t be heard in chat)
  • Chat Audio Not Working (you cannot hear other people in chat)

You may need to re-enable the in-game chat. In addition, you may need to disable the Push-to-Talk feature.

To do so:

1. Make sure you are logged in to your profile. Once you are logged in, press the + button on the switch to bring up the Social menu. Scroll down to and then select the gear icon on the bottom of the left sidebar.

sidebar

2. The sidebar will change in appearance from your friends list to a list of several different options. Select the “Settings” option, as shown below.

Settings

3. You will see several tabs on the top of the screen. Scroll to the Speaker tab – this is the Audio Settings tab. Then, scroll down to section labelled “Voice Chat”.

There will be two toggle settings: Voice Chat and Voice Chat Method.

  •  Voice Chat is ON by default. To be able to hear and be heard in chat, this setting needs to be ON. If this setting is turned off, you will not be able to hear the chat audio, and you will not be able to be heard in chat.
  • Voice Chat Method is set to PUSH-TO-TALK by default. To be able to be heard in chat whenever you speak, this setting needs to be OPEN MIC. If this setting is set to PUSH-TO-TALK, you will not be heard in chat unless you press a specific button when you speak into the mic.

Voice Chat

Make sure that the Voice Chat is On and the Voice Chat Method is set to Open Mic, and then test the headset again. You should be able to hear and be heard in the chat.


If you have re-enabled game chat, but you are still having issues with hearing or being heard in chat, please contact our support team for further assistance.


Mic Usage/Issues

The Battle Buds In-Ear Gaming Headphones come with both a removable mic boom and an inline mic. Use the removable mic boom when gaming, and the inline mic for calls on your mobile device.

GAMING MODE

When the removable mic boom is connected, the mic boom will be activated. You’ll be able to use the mic boom for chat.

Game_Mode

When the removable mic boom is disconnected, the headset’s inline mic will activate. You can use this inline mic for calls.

MIC TROUBLESHOOTING

MIC TROUBLESHOOTING

The mic boom and mic jack need to be aligned properly in order for the mic to be plugged in completely. Align the Turtle Beach logo on the plug with the palm tree logo on the left earbud and gently push in to ensure the mic is fully inserted.

aligned

If you are having issues being heard, unplug the mic completely from the jack, and then re-align and plug the mic in again. If those issues persist, unplug the mic boom and test the headset’s inline mic.


Nintendo Switch Setup

The following information applies to both the White/Teal and Black/Silver versions of the Battle Buds.

To set your Battle Buds up for use with the Nintendo Switch, please do the following:

Switch Setup

  1. Align the Turtle Beach logo on the microphone’s plug with the palm tree logo on the left earbud and gently push in to ensure the mic is fully inserted.
  2. Plug the headset’s main plug into the 3.5mm headset jack on the Switch console, when the console is not docked.

PC, Mac, Mobile Setup

The following information applies to both the White/Teal and Black/Silver versions of the Battle Buds.

PC/MAC SETUP

To set your Battle Buds up for use with a PC or Mac computer, please do the following. Please keep in mind that the Battle Buds headset is compatible with PCs and mobile devices with a 3.5mm jack. PCs with pink/green jacks require PC splitter cable (sold separately).

PC__Mac__Setup

  1. Align the Turtle Beach logo on the microphone’s plug with the palm tree logo on the left earbud and gently push in to ensure the mic is fully inserted.
  2. Plug the headset’s main plug into the computer. If your computer has separate jacks for headset audio and mic audio, you will need a PC Splitter Cable (not shown

MOBILE SETUP

To set your Battle Buds up for use with a mobile device, please do the following.

MOBILE SETUP

1. Align the Turtle Beach logo on the microphone’s plug with the palm tree logo on the left earbud and gently push in to ensure the mic is fully inserted.

NOTE: If the mic boom is not connected, the Battle Buds will default to the inline mic. With mobile devices, the inline mic can be used instead of the mic boom by plugging just the headset into the mobile device, without connecting the mic boom.

2. Plug the headset’s main plug into the mobile device.


Xbox Setup

The following information applies to both the White/Teal and Black/Silver versions of the Battle Buds.

Please note that the information in the following article applies to both the Xbox One console and the Xbox Series X|S consoles.

To set your Battle Buds headset up for use with an Xbox console, please do the following.

1. Align the Turtle Beach logo on the microphone’s plug with the palm tree logo on the left earbud and gently push in to ensure the mic is fully inserted.

Xbox_One_Mode

2. Plug the headset’s main plug into the Xbox One controller.

Note: Battle Buds require the Xbox One controller with 3.5mm headset jack. For use with an older Xbox controller, you’ll need an adapter like the Headset Audio Controller.

VOLUME SETUP

  1. Plug the headset into the Xbox controller.
  2. While in the Home screen, press the Xbox button on the controller. Scroll down to the buttons on the bottom of the left sidebar, and then select the speaker icon (Audio & Music).
      • Set Headset Volume to Maximum
      • Set Headset Chat Mixer to the Middle setting
      • Set Mic Monitoring to your Preferred level

VOLUME SETUP

SURROUND SOUND SETUP (AVAILABLE ONLY ON XBOX ONE/XBOX SERIES X|S)

1. Press the Xbox Button on your controller.

2. Go to the System tab (gear icon) >> General >> Volume & Audio Output

System 

Volume__Audio_Output

3. Set Headset Format to Windows Sonic for Headphones

Headset Format


PlayStation Setup

The following information applies to both the White/Teal and Black/Silver versions of the Battle Buds.

This article details the best way to set your headset up for use with a PS4 or PS5 console.

PS4 SETUP

To set your Battle Buds up for use with a PS4 console, please do the following.

PS4_Setup

  1. Align the Turtle Beach logo on the microphone’s plug with the palm tree logo on the left earbud and gently push in to ensure the mic is fully inserted.
  2. Plug the headset’s main plug into the PS4 controller.
  3. Go to Settings >> Devices >> Audio Devices
      • Set Input & Output Device to Headset Connected to Controller
      • Set Output to Headphones to All Audio
      • Set Volume Control (Headphones) level to maximum
  4. Select Adjust Microphone Level and follow the on-screen instructions to calibrate your microphone.

PS5 SETUP

If you instead have a PS5 console, please do the following.

  1. Plug the removable mic boom into the headset, and then plug the headset into the aux port in the DualSense controller. Once you do this, the microphone function will automatically switch from the controller’s integrated mic to your headset.
  2. Go to Settings >> Sound >> Audio Output >> Output Device
      1. Select Headset Connected To Controller for Output Device
      2. Set Output to Headphones to All Audio
  3. Go to Settings >> Sound >> Volume >> Headphones
      1. Set Volume Control (headphones) level to Maximum
  4. Adjust your microphone levels by going to Settings >> Sound >> Microphone >> Adjust Mic Level >> Microphone Level

*As desired, you can enable the 3D Audio function to enhance the audio through your headset. Then, go to Adjust 3D Audio Profile to select the best profile option for your game.


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