Charging the headset

The headset can be used either connected to an AC outlet with a USB AC adaptor or with the built-in lithium-ion rechargeable battery. Use the supplied USB Type-C cable to charge.

  1. Connect the headset to an AC outlet.

    Use the supplied USB Type-C cable and a commercially available USB AC adaptor.

    Illustration indicating the USB AC adaptor (A)

    A: USB AC adaptor

    The charging indicator (orange) of the headset lights up.

    Charging is completed in about 3.5 hours* and the charging indicator turns off automatically.

    *Time required for charging the empty battery to its full capacity. It may differ depending on the conditions of use.

    After charging is complete, disconnect the USB Type-C cable.

System requirements for battery charge using USB

USB AC adaptor

A commercially available USB AC adaptor capable of supplying an output current of 0.5 A (500 mA) or more

Personal computer

Personal computer with a standard USB port

  • We do not guarantee operation on all computers.
  • Operations using a custom-built or homebuilt computer are not guaranteed.

Recommended personal computer OS version

Windows®: Windows 10 or later

Mac: macOS 11 or later



  • The headset can be also charged by connecting the headset to a running computer using the supplied USB Type-C cable.
  • When the headset is connected to an AC outlet with a USB AC adaptor or to a computer originally equipped with a USB charging compatible port, you can charge the headset while using it.


  • Charging may not be successful with cables other than the supplied USB Type-C cable.
  • Charging may not be successful depending on the type of USB AC adaptor.
  • The headset cannot be charged when the computer goes into standby (sleep) or hibernation mode. In this case, change the computer settings, and start charging once again.
  • The headset may not be able to charge when the PS5 is in rest mode. If this is the case, change the PS5 settings so that the USB ports on the PS5 can be used for charging even when in rest mode.
  • If the headset is not used for a long time, the rechargeable battery usage hours may be reduced. However, the battery life will improve after charging and discharging several times. If you store the headset for a long time, charge the battery once every 6 months to avoid over-discharge.
  • If the headset is not used for a long time, it may take longer to charge the battery.
  • If the headset detects a problem while charging due to the following causes, the charging indicator (orange) flashes. In this case, pull out and insert the USB Type-C cable, then charge once again within the charging temperature range. If the problem persists, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
    • Ambient temperature exceeds the charging temperature range of 5 °C - 35 °C (41 °F - 95 °F).
    • There is a problem with the rechargeable battery.
  • If the headset is not used for a long time, the charging indicator (orange) may not immediately light up when the headset starts charging. Please wait a moment until the indicator lights up.
  • If the usage hours of the built-in rechargeable battery decrease significantly, the battery should be replaced. Consult your nearest Sony dealer.
  • Avoid exposure to extreme temperature changes, direct sunlight, moisture, sand, dust, and electrical shock. Never leave the headset in a parked vehicle.
  • When charging by connecting the headset to a computer, use only the supplied USB Type-C cable, and make sure to connect them directly. Charging will not be properly completed when the headset is connected through a USB hub.
  • If you connect the headphone cable and charge at the same time, noise may occur depending on the connected device. It is not recommended to charge the battery while the headphone cable is connected.