Philips NORELCO BG5025 - Hair Trimmer Manual

Philips NORELCO BG5025 - Hair Trimmer Manual

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Philips NORELCO BG5025 - Hair Trimmer Manual

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

When using an electric product, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:
Read all instructions before using this product.


To reduce the risk of electric shock:

  • Do not reach for a corded product that has fallen into water. Unplug immediately.
  • Power plug and the accessories connected to it are not for immersion or for use in shower.
  • Do not use an extension cord with this product.
  • Do not place or store the product where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink, water or other liquid while plugged in.
  • Always unplug this product from the electrical outlet immediately after use, except when product is (re)charging.
  • Unplug and remove power supply cord from the product before cleaning.
  • The batteries used in this product may present a fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Do not disassemble, heat above 100°C (212°F) or incinerate.


To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury to persons:

  • Close supervision is required when this product is used by, on, or near children, or persons with limited physical, sensory, or mental capabilities or invalids.
  • Use this product only for its intended household use as described in this manual. Do not use attachments not recommended by Philips North America LLC.
  • This product is only intended for shaving and trimming body parts below the neckline. Do not use it to shave or trim facial or scalp hair.
  • Never operate this product if it has a damaged power cord or charging plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or dropped into water while plugged in. For assistance call 1-800-243-3050.
  • Keep the product, cord, charging plug and any attachments away from heated surfaces.
  • Never drop or insert any object into any opening.
  • Do not use the adapter in or near a power outlet that contains an electric air freshener to prevent damage to the adapter.
  • Do not charge, clean or plug in product outdoors or operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used or where oxygen is being administered.
  • Always check cutters, foil, cutting unit and guards before using the product. Do not use the product if cutters, cutting unit or guards are damaged, as injury may occur.
  • Always attach power cord to product first, then to outlet. Be certain plug is inserted firmly into product up to mark indicated on plug. To disconnect, turn product off then remove power cord from outlet.
  • Keep the power cord dry at all times. Do not handle with wet hands.
  • Use only the cord provided to charge and (re)charge the product.
  • Never put the product in direct sunlight or store at a temperature above 140°F (60°C).
  • This product is water-safe and can be rinsed under running tap water or used in shower. Do not submerge product in water.
  • To prevent possible damage to the cord, do not wrap cord around the product.
  • This product is for use on human hair only. Do not use the product for any other purpose.
  • Always store the product, attachments and power cord in a moisture-free area. Make sure the cord is disconnected from the product.
  • Do not attempt to open the product to remove or replace the built-in rechargeable battery.
  • Only use the power plug and other accessories supplied with the product.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS


The power plug contains a transformer. Do not cut off the power plug to replace it with another plug as this will cause a hazardous condition.

Introduction

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General description

(Fig. 1)
General description

  1. Trimming guard (3mm/ 1/8in.)
  2. Trimming guard (5mm/ 3/16in.)
  3. Trimming guard (7mm/ 9/32in.)
  4. Shaving unit
  5. Shaving foil
  6. On/off button
  7. Battery status indicator
  8. Back shaving attachment
  9. Power plug
  10. Small plug


This symbol indicates that the product can be used in the bath or shower.

Charging

Battery status indications

  • When the battery is almost empty, the battery status indicator flashes orange (Fig. 2).

  • When the product is charging, the battery status indicator flashes green (Fig. 3).

  • When the battery is fully charged, the battery status indicator lights up green continuously.

Note: After approx. 30 minutes, the light goes out automatically.

Charging
Charging takes approx. 1 hour. Charge the product before you use it for the first time and when the display indicates that the battery is almost empty.

  • Charging, recharging or using the product at temperatures below 40°F (4,5°C) or higher than 95°F (35°C) adversely affects the lifespan of the battery.
  • If the product is subjected to a major change in temperature, pressure or humidity, let the product acclimatize for 30 minutes before use.
  1. Make sure the product is switched off.
  2. Insert the small plug into the product (Fig. 4) and put the power plug in any 120V AC outlet.

  3. After charging, remove the power plug from the wall outlet and pull the small plug out of the product.

Note: An adapter plug may be necessary for cord usage in some foreign countries. Use an attachment plug adapter of the proper configuration for power outlet.

Operating time
When the product is fully charged it has a cordless operating time of up to 60 minutes.

Using the product

You can use the product wet or dry to shave or trim hair on all parts of the body below the neckline (Fig. 5, Fig. 6).
Using the product

Always check the product and all accessories before you use it. Do not use the product or any accessory if it is damaged, as this may cause injury. Always replace a damaged part with one of the original type.

  • Use this product for its intended household use as described in this manual.
  • For hygienic reasons, the product should only be used by one person.
  • Trimming is easier when the skin and hair are dry

Note: This product is for cordless use only.

Switching the product on and off

  1. Press the on/off button once to switch the product on or off (Fig. 9).

Attaching and detaching guards

  1. To attach a guard, snap the front part of the guard onto the teeth and push the projection at the back of the guard into the product ('click').
  2. To detach a guard, carefully pull the back part off the product and then click it off the cutting element.

Trimming length settings

The trimming guards allow you to cut hair to 3 different length settings.

Guard size indication Hair length after trimming
3 3mm/ 1/8in.
5 5mm/ 3/16in.
7 7mm/ 9/32in.

Trimming

  • If you are trimming for the first time, be careful. Do not move the product too fast. Make smooth and gentle movements.
  • When you trim for the first time, use trimming guard #7 (9/32 in./7mm) to familiarize yourself with the product.
  • Since all hairs do not grow in the same direction, you may want to try different trimming positions (i.e. upwards, downwards, or across). Practice is best for optimum results.
  • Always make smooth and gentle movements and be sure the surface of the guard always stays in contact with your skin.
  • Body hair can be trimmed wet or dry, however dry is preferable because wet hair tends to stick to the body.
  • When trimming sensitive areas, always use a trimming guard

Trimming

  1. Snap the desired trimming guard onto the product (Fig. 10). Trim against the hair grain for optimal performance (Fig. 7, Fig. 8).



  2. Press the on/off button to turn on the product (Fig. 11).

  3. Move the product against the direction of hair growth.
    Note: Make sure that the flat part of the trimming guard is always fully in contact with the skin.
  4. Turn off and clean the product after each use (see 'Cleaning').

Shaving

Do not use this shaving unit to shave or trim facial or scalp hair.

  • When shaving sensitive areas for the first time, you may feel some discomfort, irritation or reddening of the skin. This is normal as your skin needs time to adjust to shaving.
  • If your hair is longer than 13/32in. (10 mm), trim hair to a length of 1/8in. (3mm) first for optimum shaving results.
  • For dry use, be certain that your skin is clean and dry before using the shaving unit.
  • For wet use, prepare your skin with lathered soap or shaving foam before using the shaving unit.
  1. Remove any trimming guard from the product.
  2. Press the on/off button to turn on the product (Fig. 11).
  3. Stretch your skin taut with your free hand (Fig. 12). Gently press the shaving unit to skin and move it slowly and smoothly against the direction of the hair growth (Fig. 13, Fig. 14).
     Shaving

    • Do not press too hard. Too much pressure can distort the foil and cause skin irritation.
    • Make sure the shaving unit is always in full contact with your skin.
    • The shaver is bi-directional, which means that you can shave by moving the appliance up and down. Shave against the hair grain for optimal performance.
  4. Switch off and clean the product after each use Cleaning (see 'Cleaning').

Shaving with the back shaving attachment
Note: The back shaving attachment is suitable for both wet and dry use.

  1. Press and hold the release button (1) and open the back shaving attachment (Fig. 16) (2) in the preferred setting.

  2. Place the bottom of the product in the lower part of the back shaving attachment. Then press the top against the top part of the holder until it locks into place with a click (Fig. 17).

  3. Press the on/off button to turn on the product (Fig. 11).
  4. Shave your back by moving the back shaving attachment up and down by its handle (Fig. 18).


    Note: For ease of use, the back shaving attachment can be folded to different angles (Fig. 19). Use a smaller angle to shave your lower back (Fig. 20).


  1. To remove the product from the back shaving attachment, pull the top of the product towards you until it unlocks from the holder (Fig. 21).

  2. To close the back shaving attachment, press and hold the release button (1) and push the handle against the holder (2) (Fig. 22).

Cleaning

Clean the product after every use.

Never use scouring pads, abrasive cleaning agents or aggressive liquids such as gasoline or acetone to clean the product.
Never dry trimmer or shaving foil head with a towel, brush or tissue, as this may cause damage.

  1. Turn off the product.
  2. Remove any trimming guard from the product.
  3. Rinse the back shaving attachment and product handle under warm water and wipe dry with a dry cloth.
  4. Remove the shaving foil head by pulling it off the product (Fig. 24).

    • Hold the shaving foil head by the plastic housing only.
  5. Rinse the shaving foil head with warm running tap water (Fig. 25).

  6. Allow the shaving foil head to air dry completely.
    • Never dry trimmer or shaving foil head with a towel, brush or tissue, as this may cause damage.
  7. Rinse the hair chamber under warm running tap water to remove any residual debris (Fig. 26).

  8. Reattach the shaving foil head by snapping it back onto the product (Fig. 27). You will hear a click.

This product has no other user-serviceable parts. For assistance call 1-800-243-3050.

Storage

  • Be sure the product is switched off. Remove cord from outlet and the product before storing it in a safe, dry location where it will not be crushed, banged, or subject to damage.
  • Do not wrap cord around the product when storing.
  • Store cord in a safe location where it will not be cut or damaged.
  • Do not place or store the product where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink, water or other liquid while plugged in.

Replacement

Replacing the shaving foil head
For maximum shaving performance, we advise you to replace the shaving foil head and cutters every year (TT2000). If shaving head foil and cutters are worn or damaged, do not use the product and replace immediately. Always replace the shaving foil head and cutters with original Philips Norelco shaving foil head Accessories (see 'Accessories').

  1. Switch off the product and disconnect it from the wall outlet.
  2. Remove the shaving foil head by pulling it off the product (Fig. 24).
    Note: The foil is delicate. Handle the shaving unit with care.
  3. Place the new shaving foil head on the product by snapping it into place (Fig. 27). You will hear a click.
  4. After replacing the shaving foil head, check that the shaving head is firmly attached before using product.

Accessories

Replacement parts may be purchased on our website www.philips.com/store. For maximum product performance, replace shaving foil head once a year.

  • Model BG2000 Philips Norelco Replacement Shaving Foil Head.

Assistance

For assistance, visit our website:
www.philips.com/support or call toll free 1-800-243-3050.
Online information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Documents / Resources

References

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