10 Click-on trimmer attachment 11 Supply unit 12 Small plug Introduction Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that Philips offers, register your product at www.philips.com/welcome. Important safety information Read this important information carefully before you use the appliance and save it for future reference.
English Warning - To charge the battery, only use the detachable supply unit (HQ8505) provided with the appliance. - The supply unit contains a transformer. Do not cut off the supply unit to replace it with another plug, as this causes a hazardous situation.
- If your shaver comes with a cleaning system, always use the original Philips cleaning fluid (cartridge or bottle, depending on the type of cleaning system).
English - Always place the cleaning system on a stable, level and horizontal surface to prevent leakage. - If your cleaning system uses a cleaning cartridge, always make sure the cartridge compartment is closed before you use the cleaning system to clean or charge the shaver.
Electromagnetic fields (EMF) This Philips appliance complies with all applicable standards and regulations regarding exposure to electromagnetic fields. General This shaver is waterproof. It is suitable for use in the bath or shower and for cleaning under the tap.
English Battery fully charged When the battery is fully charged, all lights of the the battery charge indicator light up white continuously. Note: When the battery is full, the display switches off automatically after 30 minutes. Battery low When the battery is almost empty, the bottom light of the battery charge indicator flashes orange.
English Cleaning reminder Clean the shaver after every shave for optimal performance. When you switch off the appliance, the cleaning reminder flashes to remind you to clean the appliance. Travel lock You can lock the appliance when you are going to travel.
English Replacing shaving heads For maximum shaving performance, we advise you to replace the shaving heads every two years. The appliance is equipped with a replacement reminder which reminds you to replace the shaving heads. The shaving unit symbol lights up and the arrows flash to indicate that you have to replace the shaving heads.
English Switching the appliance on and off 1 To switch on the appliance, press the on/off button once. 2 To switch off the appliance, press the on/off button once. Shaving Skin adaption period Your first shaves may not bring you the result you expect and your skin may even become slightly irritated.
English 1 Apply some water to your skin. 2 Apply shaving foam or shaving gel to your skin. 3 Rinse the shaving unit under the tap to ensure that the shaving unit glides smoothly over your skin. 4 Switch on the appliance. 5 Move the shaving heads over your skin in circular movements to catch all hairs growing in different directions.
English Removing or attaching the click-on attachments 1 Make sure the appliance is switched off. 2 Pull the attachment straight off the appliance. Note: Do not twist the attachment while you pull it off the appliance. 3 Insert the lug of the attachment into the slot in the top of the appliance.
English Cleaning the shaver under the tap Clean the shaver after every shave for optimal performance. Be careful with hot water. Always check if the water is not too hot, to prevent burning your hands. Never dry the shaving unit with a towel or tissue, as this may damage the shaving heads.
English 7 Attach the shaving head holder to the bottom part of the shaving unit (‘click’). Cleaning the click-on attachments Never dry trimmer or beard styler attachments with a towel or tissue, as this may damage the trimming teeth. The accessories supplied may vary for different products.
Replace damaged shaving heads immediately. Always replace the shaving heads with original Philips shaving heads (see 'Ordering accessories'). Replacement reminder The replacement reminder indicates that the shaving heads need to be replaced.The shaving unit symbol and arrows light up when you switch off the appliance.
Ordering accessories To buy accessories or spare parts, visit www.shop.philips.com/service or go to your Philips dealer. You can also contact the Philips Consumer Care Center in your country (see the international warranty leaflet for contact details). The following accessories and spare parts are...
(2006/66/EC). We strongly advise you to take your product to an official collection point or a Philips service center to have a professional remove the rechargeable battery. Follow your country’s rules for the separate collection of electrical and electronic products and rechargeable batteries.
4 Take out the battery holder and cut the battery tags with a pair of cutting pliers. Warranty and support If you need information or support, please visit www.philips.com/support or read the international warranty leaflet. Warranty restrictions The shaving heads (cutters and guards) are not covered by the terms of the international warranty because they are subject to wear.
This chapter summarizes the most common problems you could encounter with the appliance. If you are unable to solve the problem with the information below, visit www.philips.com/support for a list of frequently asked questions or contact the Consumer Care Center in your country.
English Problem Possible cause Solution To clean the shaving heads thoroughly, remove the shaving heads from the shaving head holder one by one (see 'Replacement'). Then separate the cutter from its guard and rinse each matching set under the tap. After rinsing, place the cutter back into its corresponding guard.