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Plantronics Bluetooth Headset P590

My headset will not power on or charge. I have the bluetooth Plantronics P590. Worked great yesterday. Just a few months old and haven't had any problems until today when I thought my battery was dead and I plugged them in to charge. Won't charge off the computer USB charger or the wall plug in so, shouldn't be a charger cord problem. Any thoughts?

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Re: Plantronics Bluetooth Headset P590

This is a "known issue" that I have raised to Plantronics. Whether they do anything about it, remains to be seen. The workaround I have discovered seems to work with both of my P590 headphones that stopped charging:

1. Plug in the USB charging cable to a laptop or computer that is powered on.
2. Connect the USB charging cable to the headphones
3. Connect the 3.5mm headphone cord cable to the headphone output on the laptop of computer (this is the long cable with the normal 3.5mm stereo plug at each end)
4. Plug the other end of the 3.5mm cable into the P590 input.

The headphones should start charging.

Carlos (New Zealand)

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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Re: Plantronics Bluetooth Headset P590

Thank you so much Carlos!!! I received these headphones as a gift about a decade ago and they were my favourite so I was quite upset when a couple years ago they wouldn't charge for me. I packed them away in a box in hopes that I might be able to fix them one day (I'm a tinkerer). Found them last week and decided to give it one last go before finally putting them to rest in the garbage when I found your post. IT WORKED!!! This just made my whole week. Thank you so much!!!!!!

Posted on Feb 21, 2015

Re: Plantronics Bluetooth Headset P590

My headset doest charge too. i tried the desktop stand...and the AC adaptor....but no power comming through. i cant say that my power isnt working coz when i tried the universal adaptor...that was charging fine. i have got a P590. PLZ HELP.....thankxxxxxxx

Posted on Jun 17, 2008

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Re: Plantronics Bluetooth Headset P590

I had the Same Problem... But I solved It by Putting headphones on Overnight charging and in between try to On the device... I hope this will work on urs too... If not Im Sorry...

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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