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Power on/off Turning On Unit

The headset will not turn on, though the transmitter is fine. I squeezed the earpiece with the power button in on itself, and then firmly pressed and held the on button, and it popped on. This only worked once. I banged the earpiece with the On button while washing my car, but there wasn't even a scratch on the unit, and it seemed to work just fine. Any advice?? thanks david z

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  • Anonymous Dec 09, 2007

    Yes I have the same problem.

    Headphones fully charged and adapter is fine but cannot get the headphone to power on.

    Even tried resetting the adapter

  • travisto Jan 23, 2008

    I used to be able to push the power control in at just the right spot sometimes and the would turn on but now they don't turn on at all... If these have a 2 year warranty I will be sending them back for replacements.

  • rj4398 Feb 25, 2008

    Same problem here! The headset is only 2 months old, and I'm having to return them under the warranty guarantee.

  • slautterback Mar 09, 2008

    Same prob, I did get to work by removing the star ***** behind the ear cushion, then sliding the silver band that's just above the R (right side indicator).
    Then I spread apart the plastic carefully until they unsnapped partially and then stayed open.
    then I pushed the power on button and it works.
    Who knows why this problem is present, maybe some can offer a permenant

  • ahum151 Apr 05, 2008

    were do you go to send them back to get a new pair

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    same problem. headset not coming on period, but transmitter is fine.

  • sdubya Jul 27, 2008

    Same problem on my Freepulse headset. Got worse over a 2-3 day window until it finally quit turning on or off altogether. Followed seven step process listed by "guest" and I could see that the small push button switch under the power tab was indeed lifting up off the tiny PCB it is mounted to. You will need a very fine tipped soldering iron and be careful not to short the solder to any other parts of the circuit board.

    The pushbutton swith does not have adequate mechanical mounting relief and will likely become a problem for many users after prolonged use. One could try a dot of epoxy or superglue to try and secure the body of the switch to the PCB to help avoid repeated failures.

  • mcg100 Jan 02, 2009

    The solution above my post is truly the best one. I did as he/she said and now everything works! Eventually I think I may replace the support for the power button, but it works now and that is all that matters. Thank you to the guy/girl who offered this solution.



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I actually tried the solution offered by "slautterback" and its working. Go figure....

Thanks for your help!

Posted on Apr 17, 2008



I had the same problem, but I fixed it. It's a very easy fix takes about five minutes. I don't think I need to post an instructable on this, but if someone needs photo-illustrated guide, I can do that.
Basically, the symptoms I had was that the on/off button worked but as time went on, i had to press it more firmly and harder. Basically the switch on the circuit board started to come off as I realized when I opened the headphones. Here are the instructions to open your headphones and fixing it.

1. Take the rubber thing that holds on to your ear, followed by the cushion on top of the speaker. They should just come right off by applying a small amount of force.
2. You should see a screw near the neckband, remove that. I believe its a torx six screw so you will need a torx 6 screw driver. Now, if you don't have one you can use one of those eyeglass repair screw drivers and try those.
3. Next, if you look closely near the on/off button (the silver plastic part) you should see gaps in increments. Take a flat head screw driver, and pry those spaces open, They should come right off.
4. Next, near the neckband and the speaker, there is a circular silver piece, that needs to be moved. Just apply a little bit of force or use pliers to push it back towards towards the neckband.
5. Now, slowly very carefully keep prying until the speaker gets separated from the headset pcb board.
6. Now, everything exposed, you should see a very tiny switch, that has started to come off. So taking a soldering iron solder the two ends of the switch.
7. Put everything back, and enjoy!

Posted on Mar 16, 2008



I have the same problem mine except mine just stopped working altogether for no reason. I checked the website and these things are supposed to have a 2-year warranty through logitech so I'm just going to try and get them replaced under warranty and unless anyone has anything better to do i suggest you do the same. Tyler

Posted on Sep 19, 2007

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