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Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500P Troubleshooting

Ear Force® Stealth 500P with Wireless, DTS Headphone: X 7.1 Channel Surround Sound, and Mic Monitoring

Can't hear anything

Confirm that the Headset is on. The Charge/Pairing Status LED should be illuminated blue. NOTE: The Headset must be powered on for use, even when you’re connected via the Mobile Cable.

Confirm that the Headset battery is charged.

In game console use, confirm that Wireless Transmitter is properly seated in the USB port and that the Digital Optical Cable is firmly connected at both ends.

In mobile use, confirm that the Mobile Cable plugs are firmly seated in the Headset and the mobile device.

Confirm that the Connection Status LED on the Wireless Transmitter stays on. If the LED is slowly pulsing on and off, it indicates that the Wireless Transmitter isn’t communicating with the Headset.

For best performance, stand within 20 feet from the Wireless Transmitter.

Confirm that there is no wall or other large object between the Headset and Wireless Transmitter.

Confirm that the location of the Wireless Transmitter is clear of obstructions and isolated from Wi-Fi base stations or other potential sources of interference.

Most in-game voice chat drops are caused by network congestion or “lag.” They usually subside after a few moments so please be patient. In extreme cases, you may need to leave the game and return to reset the chat function.

If you use a wireless internet connection, low signal strength from your modem/router can make the voice chat malfunction. For best results, we recommend a wired connection from your modem/router to your game console.

Confirm that the game console is properly configured for the STEALTH 500P

Press the Mic Button on the Headset to toggle the microphone between on and off (muted).

Confirm that the Removable Mic Boom is firmly inserted into the Headset.

8 Comments

My transmitter is broken and I can't open it up any suggestions?

Matthew - Reply

My headset is stuck at max volume. ive never had a problem with them until an hour ago.

Lophius - Reply

did you fix it? i got the same problem suddenly

antton -

did you fix it? i got the same problem suddenly and i dont find a solution so i was wondering if you have found out because you had problem before me.

antton -

My headset is stuck at max volume.

pivos1 - Reply

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