Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and save it for future reference.
This appliance is double insulated according to Class II (Fig. 2).
Water and electricity are a dangerous combination. Do not use this appliance in wet
surroundings (e.g. in the bathroom or near a shower or swimming pool).
Do not let water run into the appliance or spill water onto the appliance (Fig. 3).
Check if the voltage indicated on the appliance corresponds to the local mains voltage before
you connect the appliance.
The appliance is suitable for a mains voltage of 230V and a frequency of 50Hz.
If the mains cord is damaged, you must have it replaced by Philips, a service centre authorised by
Philips or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
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 the appliance.
This appliance is for indoor use only (Fig. 4).
Do not drop the appliance or expose it to heavy shocks.
Place the appliance on a stable, level and non-slippery surface.
Do not use the appliance at room temperatures lower than 10°C or higher than 35°C.
Make sure the vents on the top and in the bottom of the appliance remain open during use.
Never use the appliance if the lamp housing or top cover is damaged, broken or missing.
Consult your doctor before you start using the appliance if you have suffered from or are
suffering from a serious depression.
Do not use this appliance as a means to reduce your hours of sleep. The purpose of this
appliance is to help you wake up more easily. It does not diminish your need for sleep.
The appliance has no on/off switch. To disconnect the appliance from the mains, remove the
plug from the wall socket.
This appliance is only intended for household use, including similar use like in hotels.
This appliance allows you to choose the light intensity level you want to wake up to (see section
'Using the lamp', chapter 'Using the appliance').
If you often wake up too early or with a headache, reduce the light level.
If you share a bedroom with someone else, this person may unintentionally wake up from the
light of the appliance, even though this person is further removed from the appliance. This
phenomenon is the result of differences in light sensitivity between people.
Electromagnetic fields (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all standards regarding electromagnetic fields (EMF). If handled
properly and according to the instructions in this user manual, the appliance is safe to use based on
scientific evidence available today.
preparing for use
How to use the 3 function selection wheels
The control panel has three function selection wheels. With these wheels you can set all functions of