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General description (Fig. 1)
1 Protection cap
2 Shaving heads
3 Shaving unit
4 Retaining frame
5 Central spring of retaining frame
6 Release button
7 Hair chamber
8 On/off slide
9 Lid of battery compartment
10 Philips Cleaning Spray (HQ 110)
13 Cleaning brush
Read this user manual carefully before you
use the appliance and save it for future reference.
- Keep the appliance dry.
- This symbol means: Forbidden to clean
under a running tap (Fig. 2).
- This appliance is not intended for use by
persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities,
or lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given supervision
or instruction concerning use of the
appliance by a person responsible for
- Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
- Use and store the appliance at a
temperature between 5°C and 35°C.
- Remove the batteries from the appliance
if you are not going to use it for a month
- Use Philips batteries to achieve optimal
- Only use the cleaning brush supplied.
- Make sure the cleaning brush remains clean.
Electromagnetic elds (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all
standards regarding electromagnetic elds
(EMF). If handled properly and according
to the instructions in this user manual, the
appliance is safe to use based on scientic
evidence available today.
Preparing for use
Inserting the batteries
The appliance operates on two R6 AA 1.5-
volt alkaline batteries. Preferably insert new
Philips alkaline batteries to get optimal shaving
Make sure that your hands are dry when you
insert the batteries.
1 Remove the lid of the battery
compartment (Fig. 3)
2 Place two batteries in the battery
compartment (Fig. 4).
Note: Make sure the + and - indications on the
batteries match the indications in the battery
Note: The shaver does not work if the batteries
have been placed incorrectly.
3 Put the lid of the battery compartment
back onto the appliance. First place the
top part of the lid (1) and then press
down the bottom part until you hear a
click (2) (Fig. 5).
How to avoid damage due to
- Do not expose the appliance to
temperatures higher than 35°C.
- Remove the batteries if you are not going
to use the appliance for a month or more.
- Do not leave empty batteries in the
Two new Philips alkaline batteries offer a
shaving time of 60 minutes.
Using the appliance
1 Remove the protection cap.
2 Press the on/off slide to unlock it
and push it upwards to switch on the
shaver (Fig. 6).
The on/off slide has an integrated switch lock to
prevent accidental switching on of the shaver.
3 Move the shaving heads over your
skin. Make both straight and circular
movements (Fig. 7).
Note: Shave on a dry face only. Do not use the
shaver in combination with gel, foam or water.
Note: Your skin may need 2 or 3 weeks to get
accustomed to the Philips shaving system.
4 Push the on/off slide downwards to
switch off the shaver.
5 Clean the shaver after every shave, see
chapter ‘Cleaning and maintenance’.
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