Philips 8240XL, 8251XL User manual
Rechargeable Tripleheader ® Cordless/Cord Razor 8240XL 8250XL 8251XL Model 8240XL Register your product and get support at www.philips.com/norelco 2 ENGLISH 4 8240XL/8250XL/8251XL Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to Philips Norelco! To fully benefit from the support that Philips Norelco offers, register your product at www.philips.com/norelco 4 ENGLISH IMportant Safety Instructions When using an electric razor, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following: Read all instructions before using this appliance. DANGER To reduce the risk of electric shock: 1. Do not reach for a corded razor that has fallen into water. Unplug immediately. 2. Use razor only in dry condition. Do not use a razor while bathing or in a shower. 3. Do not submerge razor in water. 4. Do not place or store a razor where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink. Do not place or drop a razor into water or other liquid. 5. Always unplug this razor from the electrical outlet immediately after use, except when razor is (re)charging. 6. Remove power supply cord from razor before cleaning. WARNING To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury to persons: 1. Close supervision is necessary when this razor is used by, on, or near children or invalids. 2. Use this razor for its intended household use as described in this manual. Do not use attachments not recommended by Philips Electronics North America Corporation. 3. Never operate this razor if it has a damaged 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. ENGLISH 5 4. Keep the razor, cord and charging plug away from heated surfaces. 5. Never drop or insert any object into any opening. 6. Do not charge or plug in razor outdoors or operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used or where oxygen is being administered. 7. Do not use this razor with a damaged or broken comb, as facial injury may occur. 8. For corded use, always attach plug to razor first, then to outlet. Be certain that plug is inserted firmly into razor, up to mark indicated on plug. To disconnect, turn razor off then remove charging plug from outlet. 9. Never put the razor in direct sunlight or store in a pouch at a temperature above 140°F. 10.Razor can be rinsed under running tap water. Do not operate razor corded until fully dried. 11.To prevent possible damage to the cord, do not wrap cord around the razor. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS IMPORTANT: 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. 6 ENGLISH ENGLISH Table of Contents 45 - DAY MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE To enjoy the closest and most comfortable shave from your new Philips Norelco Men’s Razor, the razor should be used exclusively for 3 weeks. This allows your hair and skin enough time to adapt to the Philips Norelco Shaving System. If, after that period of time, you are not fully satisfied with your Philips Norelco Men’s Razor, send the product back along with dated sales receipt and we’ll refund you the full purchase price. The razor must be shipped prepaid by insured mail, insurance prepaid, and have the original sales receipt, indicating purchase price and the date of purchase, enclosed. We cannot be responsible for lost mail. The razor must be postmarked no later than 45 days from the date of purchase. Philips Norelco reserves the right to verify the purchase price of the razor and limit refunds not to exceed suggested retail price. To obtain money-back guarantee return authorization form, call 1-800-243-3050 for assistance. Features..........................................................8-9 LED Indicators .............................................. 10 Before First Use............................................ 10 Charging....................................................11-12 Recharging...................................................... 12 Quick Charge................................................ 12 Put It To The Test & Shaving Tips.........12-13 How to Shave With An Electric Razor..........................................13-14 Trimming...................................................14-15 Cleaning.....................................................15-19 Replacing Razor Heads............................... 20 Storage............................................................. 20 Assistance....................................................... 21 Accessories.................................................... 22 Warranty......................................................... 23 7 8 ENGLISH ENGLISH Features Spring-Release Trimmer Speed-XL Shaving Heads Automatic Worldwide Voltage 100V to 240V AC Razor Head Assembly Protective Razor Head Cap Cleaning Brush Travel Pouch Individually Floating Heads Storage Stand (model 8250XL, 8251XL only) Razor Head Release Button • Hair Chamber captures shaven hair Rechargeable - Initial 12-hour full charge for up to 50 minutes of cordless shave time Electronic On/Off Button 1-Hour Quick Charge Battery Full Indicator Light Model 8250XL Model 8251XL Model 8240XL Corded or cord free use LED Charge Indicator Light • Indicates razor is (re)charging Battery Low Indicator Light (model 8250XL, 8251XL only) 9 Full 2-Year Warranty 45-Day Money-Back Guarantee How the Unique Philips Norelco Lift and Cut® Shaving System Makes Close Comfortable: Groove channels beard closer to cutting system Lifter raises hair Slots to cut long hairs Holes to cut short hairs even closer 10 ENGLISH ENGLISH LED Indicators Charging The meter provides the following information: C ◗ Charging Indicator When you charge razor, the full light on the display will light up. w Battery performance is best if you recharge only when the batteries are (almost) completely empty. w Charging or recharging at temperatures below 40ºF or higher than 95ºF adversely affects lifetime of batteries. w Continuously recharging or continuously using as a corded razor will reduce life of batteries. w You may also shave using the charging plug provided. This razor will not recharge while being used corded. w Do not charge razor in a pouch. w For model 8250XL, 8251XL only, recharge only when the bottom light on the display lights up. w Do not charge/recharge or use razor corded until fully dried. C ◗ Full Charge Indicator When the batteries have been fully charged, the top light blinks. When razor is unplugged from outlet, the top light stops blinking. Battery Indicator (model 8250XL, C w Low 8251XL only) When the battery is running low (5 or less shaving minutes left), the bottom light on the display lights up. When you turn the razor OFF, the bottom light will blink a few times. C 1 Before First Use ◗ Charge the razor before you start using it (see ‘Charging’). Make sure the razor is switched off before you start charging it. Important ◗ Only use the power plug provided to charge the razor. w The charging plug converts 100 – 240V AC to less than 24V DC. 11 Connect cord directly to razor and connect the charging plug into any 100V to 240V AC outlet. Use only the charging plug provided. ◗ Do not leave the razor continuously plugged into outlet charging as it would reduce life of batteries. Remove the plug from outlet as soon as the razor is fully charged. ◗ An adaptor plug may be necessary for charging plug usage in some foreign countries. Use an attachment plug adaptor of the proper configuration for the power outlet. The charging plug will automatically convert to work on 100V to 240V AC systems. 12 ENGLISH ENGLISH 2 First time charging and recharging after non-use for 1 month or more requires a full 12 hours. A fully charged razor has a cordless shaving time of up to 17 days. When batteries are fully charged, the top light blinks. Recharging 1 First time charging requires 12 hours. After initial charge, recharging requires 1 hour. For model 8250XL, 8251XL only, recharge only when the bottom light on the display lights up. When razor is fully charged, disconnect the charging plug from outlet. Do not keep razor permanently plugged into outlet. 2 Quick Charge When batteries are totally depleted, recharging the razor for approximately 3 minutes gives enough energy for a 3-minute cordless shave. ◗Use your new razor exclusively for 3 weeks to fully enjoy the closeness of a Philips Norelco shave. ◗ At first you may not get as close a shave as you expect, or your face may even become slightly irritated.This is normal since your beard and skin will need time to adjust. Invest 3 weeks and you’ll soon experience the full joy of your new razor. ◗Stick with it! If you alternate shaving methods during the adjustment period, it may make it more difficult to adapt to the Philips Norelco shaving system. ◗If you are still not convinced after 21 days, Philips Norelco will refund you the full purchase price as long as the request is received within 45 days of purchase. How To Shave With An Electric Razor ◗ Use this razor for its intended household use as described in this manual. ◗ Shaving with a clean, dry face gives the best results. C 1 Put It To The Test & Shaving Tips ◗ 21 Day Trial and Conversion Process. It is a fact that your skin and beard need time to adjust to a new shaving system. 13 Turn razor ON by pressing the on/off button once. The power-on symbol in the On/Off button will light to indicate razor is on. Shave against the direction of beard growth using both straight and circular movements. 14 ENGLISH ENGLISH 2 Stretch your skin with your free hand so blades can lift and cut whiskers. Gently press razor to skin so the floating heads can follow the contours of your face. DO NOT press too hard. Too much pressure can pinch the skin into the combs. 3 Turn razor OFF by pressing the on/off button once. The power-on symbol in the on/off button goes OFF. C 4 Put the Protective Razor Head Cap on the razor to protect razor heads. For optimal shaving results, replace Philips Norelco razor heads (model #HQ9) once a year. Trimming To groom sideburns and moustache: 1 Turn razor ON. 2 Push down spring-release trimmer switch. C The trimmer can be activated while the razor is running. trimmer as shown and move in C 3Hold downward strokes with gentle pressure. C 4 5 15 Close trimmer by pressing trimmer down. Turn razor OFF. Cleaning C◗The tap symbol on the back of the razor indicates that the razor can be rinsed under running tap water. w Regular cleaning guarantees better shaving results. w Always switch Razor OFF, unplug and remove power cord before cleaning. w Never clean, remove or replace head assembly while motor is on. ◗Do not apply pressure to combs. Do not touch razor heads with hard objects as this may dent or damage precision-made slotted combs. w Do not use razor if combs are damaged or broken. Facial injury may occur. Cleaning: Razor Heads The quickest and easiest way to clean the razor heads is to rinse them after each use or at least once a week with hot water: Water from the tap should be on a hot setting, BUT BE CAREFUL TO TEST WATER FIRST SO AS NOT TO BURN OR SCALD HANDS. 16 ENGLISH ENGLISH ◗Regular cleaning guarantees better shaving results. w Do not immerse razor in water. w While rinsing razor heads, water may drip out of the base of razor. This is a normal occurrence. C 1 C 2 C 3 shaving unit becomes detached from C 7Ifthetherazor, you can easily reattach it. Clean inside razor heads and hair chamber by running under hot water. outside of Razor Head Assembly by C 4Clean running under hot water. 5Close the Razor Head Assembly and shake off excess water. 6Open Razor Head assembly again and leave open to air dry. NOTE: Do not wipe or dry the shaving heads with a towel or tissue. This could damage the shaving heads. 8You may also clean the hair chamber without water by using the supplied brush. Once A Month: Razor Heads Always turn razor OFF, unplug from outlet and remove cord from razor before cleaning. ress the Razor Head Release Button, flip P open the Razor Head Assembly. 17 Do not mix up the cutters and combs as the shaving performance may be adversely affected for several weeks before optimal shaving performance is restored. 1 C 2 C 3 C 4 Turn razor OFF, remove the charging plug from the outlet and cord from the razor. Press the razor head release button to open the Razor Head Assembly. Turn the black 3-pronged locking bracket counterclockwise to unlock (1) and remove the retaining frame (2). Remove and clean one set of cutters and combs at a time. 18 ENGLISH ENGLISH C 5 Once A Month: Razor Head Separate the cutter from the comb and rinse clean under hot water. For optimum performance, razor cutters and combs should be cleaned in a degreasing liquid (e.g. rubbing alcohol) and lubricated with one drop of mineral oil (in the center of the head). This helps prevent wear of the shaving heads. Do not clean more than one cutter and comb at a time, since they are all matching sets. If you accidentally interchange the cutters and combs, it could take several weeks before optimal shaving performance is restored. C 6 Replace the set back into the Razor Head Assembly so that the ‘wings’ on the comb fit within the brackets located towards the center of the Assembly. The set will only fit into the Razor Head Assembly if the ‘wings’ are between the brackets. Make sure that the two pointy edges of the head fit exactly into the recesses. 7 8 C 9 Repeat the process for the other two sets of cutters and combs. Replace the frame. Press down (1) and turn the black 3-pronged locking bracket clockwise (2) until it locks into place. 10 Close the Razor Head Assembly. 19 After Each Use:Trimmer 1 2 C 3 C 4 5 Turn razor OFF. Push down spring-release trimmer switch. Clean trimmer with the brush every time you use it. Lubricate the trimmer teeth with one drop of mineral oil every 6 months. Close trimmer by pressing trimmer down. This razor has no other user-serviceable parts. For assistance call 1-800-243-3050. 20 ENGLISH ENGLISH Replacing the Razor Heads ◗Replace the razor heads once a year for optimal shaving results. w Replace damaged or worn razor heads with model HQ9 Philips Norelco razor heads only. Storage ◗ Information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. w Be sure razor is turned off. Remove cord from outlet and razor before storing in a safe, dry location where it will not be crushed, banged, or subject to damage. w Do not wrap cord around razor when storing. w Store cord in a safe location where it will not be cut or damaged. w Do not keep razor permanently plugged into outlet. w Do not place or store razor where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink, water or other liquid while plugged in. w Put the Protective Razor Head Cap on razor to protect heads. C Assistance ◗For assistance, call toll free: 1-800-243-3050 or visit our website: www.philips.com/norelco 21 22 ENGLISH ENGLISH Accessories 23 FULL TWO YEAR WARRANTY Philips Electronics North America Corporation warrants each new Philips Norelco Product, Model 8240XL, 8250XL, 8251XL (except cutters and combs) against defects in materials or workmanship for a period of two years from the date of purchase, and agrees to repair or replace any defective product without charge. IMPORTANT: This warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, misuse or abuse, lack of reasonable care, the affixing of any attachment not provided with the product or loss of parts or subjecting the product to any but the specified voltage.* Use of unauthorized replacement parts will void this warranty. PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION WILL NOT PAY FOR WARRANTY SERVICE PERFORMED BY A NON-AUTHORIZED REPAIR SERVICE AND WILL NOT REIMBURSE THE CONSUMER FOR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM WARRANTY SERVICE PERFORMED BY A NONAUTHORIZED REPAIR SERVICE. NO RESPONSIBILITY IS ASSUMED FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. In order to obtain warranty service, simply go to www.philips.com/norelco or call 1-800-2433050 for assistance. It is suggested that for your protection you return shipments of product by insured mail, insurance prepaid. Damage occurring during shipment is not covered by this warranty. NOTE: No other warranty, written or oral, is authorized by Philips Electronics North America Corporation. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusion and limitations may not apply to you. * Read enclosed instructions carefully. ◗ Replacement Heads Model HQ9 - For maximum razor performance, replace your Philips Norelco razor heads once a year. w Car Cord Adaptor Cable HQ8010 - Charges razor from a 12V battery in your car, truck, van, boat or camper. w Philips Norelco Razor Accessories may be purchased at a store near you, or on our website www.philips.com/norelco Manufactured for: Philips Consumer Lifestyle A Division of Philips Electronics North America Corporation LISTED 1600 Summer Street – 5th Floor, Stamford, CT 06905-5125 ® ® LISTED ® LISTED TM TM This symbol on the product’s nameplate means it is TM listed by Underwriters’ Laboratories, Inc. 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