1 Important safety
This product requires an electrical supply
of 100-240 volts AC. In case of power
failure, the communication can be lost.
The voltage on the network is classified
as TNV-3 (Telecommunication Network
Voltages), as defined in the standard EN
The Electrical network is classified as
hazardous. The only way to power down the
charger is to unplug the power supply from
the electrical outlet. Ensure that the electrical
outlet is always easily accessible.
To avoid damage or malfunction
Use only the power supply listed in the user
Use only the batteries listed in the user
Do not allow the charging contacts or the battery
to come into contact with metal objects.
Do not open the handset, base station or charger
as you could be exposed to high voltages.
Do not allow the charger to come into contact
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an
Dispose of used batteries according to the
Always use the cables provided with the
For pluggable equipment, the socket-outlet
shall be installed near the equipment and shall
be easily accessible.
Handsfree activation could suddenly increase the
volume in the earpiece to a very high level: make
sure the handset is not too close to your ear.
This equipment is not designed to make
emergency calls when the power fails. An
alternative has to be made available to allow
Do not expose the phone to excessive heat
caused by heating equipment or direct sunlight.
Do not drop your phone or allow objects to
fall on your phone.
Do not use any cleaning agents containing
alcohol, ammonia, benzene, or abrasives as
these may harm the set.
Do not use the product in places where there
are explosive hazards.
Do not let small metal objects come into
contact with the product. This can deteriorate
audio quality and damage the product.
Active mobile phones in the vicinity may cause
Metallic objects may be retained if placed near
or on the handset receiver.
About operating and storage temperatures
Operate in a place where temperature is
always between 0°C to +35°C (32°F to
Store in a place where temperature is
always between -20°C and +45°C (-4° F
to 113° F).
Battery life may be shortened in low
Declaration of conformity
Hereby Philips Consumer Lifestyle, P&A,
declares that the SE170/SE175 is in compliance
with the essential requirements and other
relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
You can find the Declaration of Conformity on
This product has been designed, tested and
manufactured according the European R&TTE
directive 1999/5/EC. Following this directive,
this product can be brought into service in the