- Do not throw away the product with the normal household waste
at the end of its life, but hand it in at an official collection point for
recycling. By doing this, you help to preserve the environment.
Removing the rechargeable battery
Warning: PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROCESS IS NOT
- To remove the rechargeable battery, you need a flat-head
(standard) screwdriver. Observe basic safety precautions when
you follow the procedure outlined below. Be sure to protect your
eyes, hands, fingers, and the surface on which you work.
1 To deplete the rechargeable battery of any charge, remove the
handle from the charger, turn on the Philips Sonicare and let it run
until it stops. Repeat this step until you can no longer switch on
the Philips Sonicare.
2 Insert a screwdriver into the slot located at the bottom of the
handle and turn counterclockwise to release the bottom cap (Fig.
3 Hold the handle upside down and push down on the shaft to
release the internal components of the handle (Fig. 17).
4 Insert the screwdriver under the circuit board, next to the battery
connections, and twist to break the connections. Remove the
circuit board and pry the battery from the plastic carrier (Fig. 18).
The rechargeable battery can now be recycled and the rest of the
product discarded appropriately.
Guarantee and support
If you need information or support, please visit
www.philips.com/support or read the separate worldwide guarantee