V Moda Forza Metallo Wireless Earphones User Manual

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V Moda Forza Metallo Wireless Earphones User Manual

V Moda Forza Metallo Wireless Earphones User Manual
V Moda Forza Metallo Wireless Earphones User Manual

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  1. VOLUME UP
  2. MULTIFUNCTION
  3. VOLUME DOWN
  4. MICROPHONES
  5. STATUS LED
  6. POWER ON/OFF / PAIRING
  7. MICRO-USB PORT

USING YOUR HEADPHONES

  1. Slide silicone fitting onto earbud
  2. Insert earbud in corresponding ear canal (“L” into left ear, “R” into right ear) L R
  3. Verify the earbud is inserted all the way into your ear, creating a snug fit
    (similar to an earplug) to ensure highest sound quality and comfort
  4. If the earbud does not feel 100% comfortable and inserted into your ear, try swapping the fittings with one of the other three sizes included and match the fittings size in both ears
  5. Wear headphones with the titanium headband on your neck to ensure headphones stay put during strenuous activity thanks to TrapLock ergonomics

PROTECTING YOUR HEADPHONES

  • Forza Metallo Wireless are sweat and weather resistant; they are not intended for use while swimming
  • Use provided carrying case while idle
  • Keep headphones clean and free of debris

CHARGING YOUR HEADPHONES

Forza Metallo Wireless feature a built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery. Fully charge your headphones for 1 hour before using them for the first time. Note that headphones are equipped with Micro-USB charging cable. Do not use any other type of charging cables to charge the headphones.

  • Fading orange LED = charging
  • White LED = fully charged
  • Still orange LED + low battery tone every 3 minutes = low battery

TURNING ON/OFF YOUR HEADPHONES – BATTERY STATUS

When turning on your headphones, the orange LED indicates the battery level.

  1. Press the button to turn on the headphones. Power on tone plays, headband vibrates and the orange LED flashes a number of times based on the battery level:
  • Battery 100-81%: orange LED flashes 4 times
  • Battery 80-61%: orange LED flashes 3 times
  • Battery 60-41%: orange LED flashes twice
  • Battery <40%: orange LED flashes once
  • Low battery: still orange LED + low battery tone plays every 3 minutes
  1. Press the button to turn off the headphones. Power off tone plays, headphone vibrates and LED turns off.

PAIRING AND CONNECTING WITH A NEW BLUETOOTH DEVICE

  1. Press the button to turn on the headphones. Power on tone plays, headband vibrates, battery level orange LED flashes, then white LED flashes twice every
    second and pairing tone plays. Your headphones are in pairing mode.
  2. Check your Bluetooth device and connect your headphones. Once “V-MODA Forza” appears in the “new/available Bluetooth devices” section of your phone/Bluetooth device, select it to begin pairing. If passkey input is required on the display of a Bluetooth device, type “0000”.
  3. Ready to rock. When the Bluetooth connection is established, connected tone plays and white LED on your headphones stays lit.

CONNECTING WITH A PAIRED BLUETOOTH DEVICE

When pairing with one, two or more Bluetooth devices, perform the following procedure every time you connect your headphones with an already paired device.

  1. Press the button to turn on your headphones. Power on tone plays, headband vibrates, battery level orange LED flashes a number of times based on the battery level.
  2. Ready to rock. When the Bluetooth connection is established, connected tone plays and white LED on the headphones stays lit.

If device does not auto connect, go to Bluetooth settings and select “V-MODA Forza”.

ONE HEADPHONE, TWO AUDIO DEVICES

The headphones can be connected with two audio devices at the same time and play alternatively from both audio devices.

  1. Bluetooth connect your headphones and audio player 1 following the instructions on page 11
  2. Press and hold button for 3 seconds. Pairing tone plays, white LED flashes twice every second. Headphones are in pairing mode and you can connect audio player 2.
  3. Shift the audio player from 1 to 2 by controlling the play/pause buttons on the audio players
  4. The button on the headphones will control only play/pause of the playing audio player

If device does not auto switch using control buttons, go to Bluetooth settings on the device you want to play and select “V-MODA Forza”.

LISTENING TO MUSIC

  • Start playback on the paired/plugged device and adjust the volume with the + and – buttons on the headphones
  • Press and hold + for up to 12 seconds to reach max volume
  • Press and hold – for up to 12 seconds to reach min volume
  • Press Middle button once to play and pause
  • Press Middle button twice for next track
  • Press Middle button 3 times for previous track
  • Press and hold Middle button for 3 seconds to summon Voice Assistant such as Siri/OK Google

MAKING A CALL / RECEIVING A CALL

ANSWER A CALLPress Middle button once to answer (music pauses automatically)
REFUSE / HANG UPTo refuse an incoming call or to hang up an existing call,
press and hold Middle button for 2 seconds, then release
CALL ON HOLDPress Middle button once to put the ongoing call on hold and connect
to the second incoming call; long press Middle button for 2 seconds to connect the second call and hang up the first call; short
press Middle button twice to refuse a second call while attending one

OTHER USEFUL FUNCTIONS

CLEAR THE PAIRED DEVICES HISTORYTo clear the paired devices history press and hold + and – for 3 seconds; white and orange LEDs flash alternatively twice
VOICE ASSISTANT CONTROLWhen the headphones are paired with a Voice Assistant enabled device, press and hold Middle button for 3 seconds to summon Voice Assistant such as Siri/OK Google
STAND BY MODEIf no device is paired with the headphones in 2 minutes, white LED flashes once every 3 seconds for standby mode; to resume the headphones simply press and hold button for 3 seconds: white LED will flash twice every second for searching mode
CONNECTION OUT OF RANGEIf the audio device is outside the connection range “Out of range” tone plays until the device automatically connects when back within the connecting range; if no device to be connected is detected in 2 minutes, headphones will switch to standby mode

USING YOUR SPORT FINS

To provide additional stability when you run or workout, please use the included sport fins, featuring ActiveFlex technology. Sport fins come in three different sizes: try them out and choose the ones with the best fit for your ears.

  1. Wrap sport fin around earbud making sure to match the corresponding one
    (“L” earbud with “L” sport fin, “R” earbud with “R” sport fin)
  2. Insert earbud in corresponding ear canal (“L” into left ear, “R” into right ear)
  3. Once the earbud is inserted, twist the sport fin and adjust it to rest comfortably in the bowl of your ear; the upper part of the fin fits just under your ear ridge

NOTE: When you want to use sport fins you need to remove RemixRings if present on earbuds.

USING YOUR 3D PRINTED CUSTOM CAPS

With the 3D printed custom caps you can revolutionize your in-ear headphones and forge your own personal relic which will be 3D sculpted in Italy and 3D printed in NYC.

  1. Install RemixRings to ensure that 3D printed custom caps are stable
  2. Slide 3D printed custom caps onto earbud until the cap reaches the cable creating a snug fit

TROUBLESHOOTING

If you are experiencing trouble with your headphones, please refer to the troubleshooting guidelines below. If the problem persists, please contact the V-MODA Six Star Service at V-MODA.com/Support, [email protected] or 1.888.VMODA.LA.

TROUBLESUGGESTIONS
Pairing process trouble – Make sure headphones are not connected to the charger and they are powered on
– Turn off the headphones and turn them on again
– Remember to turn on the Bluetooth feature on your device
– Turn off the Bluetooth feature on any other device which has been previously paired
– Reset paired devices history by pressing and holding Volume + and Volume – for 3 seconds
– Try to pair with another device to make sure that both the headphones and your Bluetooth device are working properly
– Go to Bluetooth settings and select “V-MODA Forza”
Receiving no audio or low
quality audio from a audio
source
– Check the battery
– Check the pairing
– Make sure the audio source is playing
– Make sure the volume on the device is not muted or turned down
– Reboot the source/device
– Turn off the headphones and turn them on again
– Reset paired devices history of the headphones
– Try streaming from another device or select another track
– Move the device and headphones closer (max 33 feet or 10m)
– Keep away from any possible interference (wireless routers, other Bluetooth devices, microwaves etc.)
– Close any applications on your device that are not in use and disable Wi-Fi
Audio and video do not matchTry streaming from another device or select another track. Due to technology limitations, there may be a delay from some sources or applications
No audio – Make sure the audio device is playing and is Bluetooth connected to the headphones
– Reboot the source/device
– Turn off the headphones and turn them on again
Lack of or excessive bass
or treble
Turn off any audio enhancement features on audio device.
Ensure proper fitting is being used.
One earphone is quieter than the otherRemove silicone fitting and briskly blow into the earpiece (it is possible there is debris inside housing, lodging sound driver in place).
NOTE: do not put your mouth around the earbuds
Distorted soundCheck to make sure the problem is not with the audio device or the file you are listening to. Ensure the EQ settings on the device are set properly. Make sure proper fitting is being used which provides a snug fit (similar to that of an earplug) and that the driver is pointing directly towards the ear canal.
Headphones will not charge – Make sure the charging cable and source are functioning properly
– Make sure both USB plugs are firmly connected into their sockets
– Disconnect and reconnect the USB charcing cable
– If charging with your computer, make sure the USB port is powered and remember to plug in your computer

REPLACEMENT ACCESSORIES

Replacement silicone fittings, sport earhooks, sport fins and carrying case may be ordered at V-MODA.com.

CLEANING YOUR HEADPHONES

To keep your headphones clean, periodically remove the silicone fittings and wash them with a mild detergent and water. Do not forget to rinse and dry them before putting the fittings back on earbuds. Make also sure to wipe earpiece with a dry cloth or equivalent.

NOTE ON STATIC ELECTRICITY

In particularly dry air conditions, mild tingling may be felt on your ears. This is a result of static electricity accumulated in the body, and not a malfunction of the headphones. Wearing clothes made from natural materials can minimize the effect.

POWER AND FREQUENCY

  • Power Transmission: Bluetooth EDR Mode (8DPSK): -1.30dBm
  • Frequency Band(s): 2.402GHz~2.480GHz

Limited Warranty

For a period of one (1) year from the date of retail purchase by the original end-use purchaser, V-MODA warrants that this product is free from any defects in manufacturing, materials and workmanship, under the following conditions:

  • V-MODA will repair or replace the product within a reasonable period of time and free of charge for one (1) year from the date of retail purchase by the original end-use purchaser
  • Product must be purchased from a V-MODA authorized reseller and delivered to you in new condition, in original packaging. This warranty does not cover products purchased open box, sold as-is, sold by private party resale or any other third party purchases from unauthorized resellers
  • This Limited Warranty does not cover defects resulting from cosmetic damage, acts of God, misuse, accidents, commercial use, unauthorized alteration or modification of the product, improper connection, improper use or attempted repair by unauthorized distributors or resellers
  • This warranty is void if the label bearing the serial number has been removed or defaced
  • To obtain service under this limited warranty, visit www.v moda.com/warranty to fill out the online warranty form and obtain further information
  • To acquire a printable version of this warranty, please visit www.v-moda.com/warranty
  • For other customer service inquiries, please e-mail [email protected] You may also call 1.888.VMODA.LA Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
  • This limited warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you also may have other rights that vary from State to State or Country to Country. Some places do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you

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