Philips Multigroom Grooming kit QG3050

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Introduction
Congratulations on your purchase and welcome
to Philips! To fully benefit from the support that
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www.philips.com/welcome.
General description (Fig. 1)
A 2D Contour Tracking beard trimming comb
(flexible)
B Trimming attachment
C Hair length selector
D Release button
E On/off slide
F Socket for appliance plug
G Cleaning brush
H Barber’s comb
I Charging light
JAdapter
K Appliance plug
L Nose/ear/eyebrow attachment
M Precision attachment
N Micro shaver
O Hair clipping comb (non-flexible)
Important
Read this user manual carefully before you use the
appliance and save it for future reference.
Danger
-- Make sure the adapter and the appliance do
not get wet.
Warning
-- Check if the voltage indicated on the adapter
and on the appliance corresponds to the
local mains voltage before you connect
the appliance.
-- The adapter contains a transformer. Do not cut
off the adapter to replace it with another plug,
as this causes a hazardous situation.
-- 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 safety.
-- Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
Caution
-- Use, charge and store the appliance at a
temperature between 15°C and 35°C.
-- Only use the adapter supplied to charge the
appliance.
-- If the adapter is damaged, always have it
replaced with one of the original type in order
to avoid a hazard.
-- Do not use an attachment or comb if it
is damaged or broken, as this may cause injury.
-- This appliance is only intended for clipping
human scalp hair, shaving the human beard
line and trimming the human beard, moustache,
sideburns, nose hair, ear hair and eyebrows. Do
not use it for any other purpose.
-- If the appliance is subjected to a major change
in temperature, pressure or humidity, let the
appliance acclimatise for 30 minutes before
you use it.
-- Do not place the beard trimming comb or the
hair clipping comb on the precision attachment.
Compliance with standards
-- 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.
Charging
Charge the appliance fully before you use it for the
first time or after a long period of disuse.
It takes approx. 10 hours to charge the battery
fully. A fully charged appliance has a cordless
operating time of up to 35 minutes. When you
charge the appliance for 3 hours, you can use it for
15 minutes.
The appliance does not run from the mains.
Make sure the appliance is switched off during
charging.
1Insert the appliance plug directly into the
appliance (Fig. 2).
,, The charging light on the adapter indicates
that the appliance is charging.  (Fig. 3)
Optimising the lifetime of the
rechargeable battery
-- Do not leave the appliance connected to the
mains for more than 24 hours.
-- Discharge the battery completely twice a year
by letting the motor run until it stops. Then
fully recharge the battery.
Clipping scalp hair
Preparing for clipping
Only use the appliance on dry scalp hair. Do not
use it on freshly washed scalp hair.
1Make sure that the appliance is fully charged.
It is not possible to run the appliance from the
mains when the battery is empty.
2Make sure that the head of the person whose
-- Make overlapping passes over the head to
ensure that all hair that should be cut is cut.
-- Pass the appliance slowly over the crown
from different directions to achieve an even
result (Fig. 8).
4Regularly remove the comb to blow and/or
shake out hair that has accumulated.
You have to adjust the clipping length again after
you have removed the comb.
hair you intend to cut is at the same level as
your chest.
This ensures that all parts of the head are clearly
visible and within easy reach.
Be careful when you clip without comb, because
the appliance removes every hair it touches.
3Comb the hair in the direction of growth
1To remove the comb, press the hair length
with the barber’s comb.
Clipping with hair clipping comb
1Put the hair clipping comb on the trimming
attachment and push it home (‘click’) (Fig. 4).
2Press the hair length selector and slide
the comb to the desired setting (see table
below).  (Fig. 5)
,, The selected setting appears in the window
to the left of the hair length selector.
Note:When you clip for the first time, start at the
highest setting (9) to familiarise yourself with the
appliance.
Settings of hair clipping comb
Setting
Hair length after clipping
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2mm
2
4mm
3
6mm
4
8mm
5
10mm
6
12mm
7
14mm
8
16mm
9
18mm
3To clip in the most effective way, move the
appliance slowly against the direction of hair
growth.  (Fig. 6)
-- Do not move the appliance too fast. Make
smooth and gentle movements.
-- Make sure that the flat part of the comb is
always fully in contact with the scalp to obtain
an even result (Fig. 7).
Contouring without hair clipping comb
selector (1) and slide the comb upwards (2).
(Fig. 9)
2Use the appliance without the hair clipping
comb to contour edges.
-- To shape the contours round the ears, tilt the
appliance in such a way that only one edge
of the trimming attachment touches the hair
ends (Fig. 10).
-- To contour the nape hairline, hold
the appliance with the teeth of the trimming
attachment pointing towards the skin.  (Fig. 11)
-- To contour the sideburns, hold the appliance
with the teeth of the trimming attachment
pointing towards the skin (Fig. 12).
Trimming
Preparing for trimming
Settings of beard trimming comb
Setting
Hair length after trimming
1
2mm
2
4mm
3
6mm
4
8mm
5
10mm
6
12mm
7
14mm
8
16mm
9
18mm
3To trim in the most effective way, move the
appliance slowly against the direction of hair
growth.  (Fig. 15)
Do not move the appliance too fast. Make smooth
and gentle movements and make sure the surface
of the comb always stays in contact with the skin.
4Regularly remove the comb to blow and/or
shake out hair that has accumulated.
You have to set the trimming length again after
you have removed the comb!
Beard trimming without comb
Trimming without the comb results in a very short
stubble beard.
1To remove the comb, press the hair length
with the barber’s comb.
selector (1) and slide the comb upwards
(2) (Fig. 16).
Never pull at the flexible top of the comb. Always
pull at the bottom part.
Beard trimming with comb
2Make well-controlled movements and touch
1Make sure that the hair is dry and clean.
2Comb the hair in the direction of growth
1Put the beard trimming comb on the
trimming attachment and push it home
(‘click).  (Fig. 13)
2Press the hair length selector and slide it to
the desired setting (see table below).  (Fig. 14)
,, The selected setting appears in the window
to the left of the hair length selector.
your beard only lightly with the trimming
attachment.
Defining beard, moustache and
sideburns
1To remove the comb, press the hair length
selector (1) and slide the comb upwards
(2) (Fig. 16).
Note:When you trim for the first time, start at the
highest setting (9) to familiarise yourself with
the appliance.
2Press the release button (1) and pull the
Note: Using setting 1 with the comb installed results
in a ‘stubble look’.
3Put the precision attachment on the appliance
trimming attachment off the appliance
(2).  (Fig. 17)
(‘click’).  (Fig. 18)
,, Hold the appliance upright when you use the
precision attachment.  (Fig. 19)
Trimming facial hair (nose hair, ear hair
and eyebrows)
1To remove the comb, press the hair length
selector (1) and slide the comb upwards
(2) (Fig. 16).
Shaving
Shaving with the micro shaver
attachment
2Press the release button (1) and pull the
Before you use the micro shaver attachment,
always check it for damage or wear. If the foil
or cutter is damaged or worn, do not use the
attachment as injury may occur. Replace the foil
or the cutter before you use the attachment again.
3Put the nose/ear/eyebrow attachment on the
1Put the micro shaver attachment on the
trimming attachment off the appliance
(2).  (Fig. 17)
appliance (Fig. 20).
Trimming nose hair
1Make sure your nostrils are clean.
2Switch on the appliance and insert the
tip of the attachment into one of your
nostrils.  (Fig. 21)
Do not insert the tip more than 0.5cm into
your nostril.
3Slowly move the tip in and out and turn it round
at the same time to remove unwanted hair.
To reduce the tickling effect, make sure that the
side of the tip is firmly pressed against the skin.
Trimming ear hair
appliance.  (Fig. 25)
2Gently press the micro shaver attachment
onto the skin.
Do not press too hard.
3Shave along contoured edges to remove any
stubble and to create a smooth, well-defined
beard line.
1Remove the adapter from the wall socket and
Never use scouring pads, abrasive cleaning agents
or aggressive liquids such as alcohol, petrol or
acetone to clean the appliance.
3Insert a screwdriver in the groove next to
1Make sure the appliance is switched off and
2Switch on the appliance and move the tip
2Remove the comb and/or attachment.
softly round the ear to remove hairs that
stick out beyond the rim of the ear.  (Fig. 22)
3Carefully insert the tip into the outer ear
channel.  (Fig. 23)
Do not insert the tip more than 0.5cm into the
ear channel, as this could damage the eardrum.
Trimming eyebrows
Use the tip to cut individual eyebrow hairs.
Do not use the appliance to define or trim the
entire eyebrow.
Never try to trim your eyelashes.Never come
too close to your eyes!
1Place the tip of the attachment on the upper
edge of the eyebrow.
2Move it along the edge of the eyebrow from
the base of the nose towards the outer tip of
the eyebrow.  (Fig. 24)
Disposal of the battery
Cleaning
Do not clean the appliance with water or a
moist cloth.
1Clean the outer ear channel. Make sure it is
free from wax.
Environment
-- Do not throw away the appliance 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 (Fig. 28).
-- The built-in rechargeable battery contains
substances that may pollute the environment.
Always remove the battery before you
discard and hand in the appliance at an official
collection point. Dispose of the battery at an
official collection point for batteries. If you have
trouble removing the battery, you can also take
the appliance to a Philips service centre. The
staff of this centre will remove the battery for
you and will dispose of it in an environmentally
safe way.  (Fig. 29)
disconnected from the mains.
3Separate the top part of the micro shaver
attachment from its body (Fig. 26).
Avoid touching the shaving foil, as it is very
delicate.
Do not clean the foil with the brush, as this can
cause damage.
4Blow and/or shake out any hair that has
accumulated in the attachment.
5Clean the outside and inside of the
attachment with the brush supplied.  (Fig. 27)
6Place the attachment back onto the appliance.
Replacement
Only replace worn or damaged attachments or
combs with original Philips replacement
attachments or combs, that are available from your
dealer or an authorised Philips service centre.
If you have any difficulties obtaining replacement
attachments or combs for your appliance, contact
the Philips Consumer Care Centre in your country
or consult the worldwide guarantee leaflet.
pull the appliance plug out of the appliance.
2Let the appliance run until the motor stops.
the shaft at the top of the appliance.Turn
the screwdriver to separate the two housing
halves.  (Fig. 30)
4Lift the battery out of the housing with a
screwdriver. Twist the connecting wires until
they break (Fig. 31).
Do not connect the appliance to the mains again
you have removed the battery.
Guarantee & service
If you need service or information or if you have
a problem, please visit the Philips website at
www.philips.com or contact the Philips Consumer
Care Centre in your country (you find its phone
number in the worldwide guarantee leaflet).
If there is no Consumer Care Centre in your
country, go to your local Philips dealer.