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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. 1) .
- 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 their
- Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with
- Use and store the appliance at a
temperature between 5°C and 35°C.
Electromagnetic ﬁ elds (EMF)
- This Philips appliance complies with all standards
ﬁ elds (EMF). If handled properly and
according to the instructions in this user manual, the
appliance is safe to use based on scientiﬁ c evidence
When you charge the shaver for the ﬁ rst time or after
a long period of disuse, let it charge continuously for 12
hours. Charging normally takes approx. 8 hours.
Charge the appliance when the motor stops or starts
When the shaver is fully charged, it has a shaving time of
up to 30 minutes.
Do not leave the appliance connected to the mains for
more than 24 hours.
1 Switch off the shaver before you start charging it.
2 Fold out the foldable plug (‘click’) (Fig. 2) .
3 Insert the foldable plug into the wall socket (Fig. 3) .
, The charging light goes on to indicate that the
appliance is charging (Fig. 4) .
4 After charging, remove the shaver from the wall
5 Press the release button (1) and
fold the foldable plug back into the appliance (2)
(‘click’) (Fig. 5) .
Using the appliance
1 Remove the protection cap.
2 Push the on/off slide upwards to switch on the
shaver (Fig. 6) .
3 Move the shaving heads quickly over your skin.
Make both straight and circular movements (Fig. 7) .
Note: Shaving on a dry face gives the best results.
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
5 Put the protection cap on the shaver to prevent
damage to the shaving heads (Fig. 8) .
Cleaning and maintenance
Regular cleaning guarantees better shaving performance.
This shaver is not waterproof and cannot be cleaned
under the tap. Keep the shaver dry.
For the best cleaning results, we advise you to use the
Philips Cleaning spray (HQ110).
Every week: shaving unit and hair chamber
1 Switch off the shaver.
2 Brush the outside of the shaving unit with the
brush supplied (Fig. 9) .
3 Pull the shaving unit off the shaver (Fig. 10) .
4 Brush the inside of the shaving unit (Fig. 11) .
5 Brush the hair chamber (Fig. 12) .
6 Put the shaving unit back onto the shaver.
Every two months: shaving heads
Note: Do not use cleaning agents or alcohol to clean the
shaving heads. Only use the HQ110 Shaving Head Cleaning
1 Switch off the shaver.
2 Pull the shaving unit off the shaver (Fig. 10) .
3 Turn the wheel anticlockwise (1) and remove the
retaining frame (2) (Fig. 13) .
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