Sunbeam SH3700 User's Manual

Washable Electric Shaver
with 3-Blade System
Instruction Booklet
Please read these instructions carefully
and retain for future reference.
Sunbeam’s Safety Precautions
Features of your Washable Shaver
Using your Washable Shaver
Care and Cleaning
Help Line
Battery Disposal
2 Year Replacement Guarantee
Sunbeam’s Safety Precautions
Never touch the power plug with wet hands
when unplugging it or plugging it in.
Use only the cord supplied with this appliance.
Always keep the shaver and power plug out of
the reach of children.
Do not expose the shaver to temperatures
below -10 degrees or above +40 degrees for
prolonged periods of time.
Always remove the shaver from the adaptor before
using in or near water.
Do not use the shaver with a broken or
damaged foil or cutter blocks.
• If the appliance is used with an extension cord
or electrical portable outlet device, they should
be positioned so that they are not subject to
splashing or moisture.
• Please see the section on Cleaning for
instructions on how to keep your shaver clean.
• Empty or broken rechargeable batteries MUST
NOT be disposed of as household waste. Please
see the section on disposal for instructions.
• This shaver is water resistant for ease of
cleaning. However, full immersion in water,
when cleaning should be avoided.
Sunbeam are very safety conscious when designing
and manufacturing consumer products, but it is
essential that the product user also exercise care
when using an electrical appliance. Listed below are
precautions which are essential for the safe use of
an electrical appliance:
Read carefully and save all the instructions
provided with an appliance.
Always turn the power off at the power outlet
before you insert or remove a plug. Remove by
grasping the plug - do not pull on the cord.
Turn the power off and remove the plug when
the appliance is not in use and before cleaning.
Do not use your appliance with an extension
cord unless this cord has been checked and
tested by a qualified technician or service
Always use your appliance from a power outlet
of the voltage (A.C. only) marked on the
Close supervision is necessary when your
appliance is being used near children or infirm
Never leave an appliance unattended while in
Young children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
• Do not use an appliance for any purpose other
than its intended use.
• Do not place an appliance on or near a hot gas
flame, electric element or on a heated oven. Do
not place on top of any other appliance.
• Do not let the power cord of an appliance hang
over the edge of a table or bench top or touch
any hot surface.
• For safety reasons and to avoid maintenance
by unskilled persons, some appliances are
‘sealed’ using tamperproof screws. Such
appliances should always be returned to the
nearest Sunbeam Appointed Service Centre for
adjustment or repair if required.
• Do not operate any electrical appliance with a
damaged cord or after the appliance has been
dropped or damaged in any manner. If damage
is suspected, return the appliance to the
nearest Sunbeam Appointed Service Centre for
examination, repair or adjustment.
• For additional protection, Sunbeam recommend
the use of a residual current device (RCD)
with a tripping current not exceeding 30mA in
the electrical circuit supplying power to your
• Do not immerse the appliance in water or any
other liquid unless recommended.
If you have any concerns regarding the performance and use of your appliance,
please visit or contact the Sunbeam Consumer Service Line.
Ensure the above safety precautions are understood.
Features of your Washable Shaver
Protective cap
Shaving foil
Shaver head
Integrated long hair trimmer
Cutter blocks
On/off switch
Travel lock
Charging indicator
Cleaning brush
Shaver head release buttons
AC Adaptor
Using your Washable Shaver
• This shaver can be operated by
connecting it to the mains or with
the rechargeable batteries to provide
cordless use.
• Your shaver has been charged to 60%
capacity which should provide you
with an initial fifteen minutes cordless
shaving time.
• Discharge the batteries fully before
charging again.
• To reach optimum recharge capacity,
the batteries should be charged for 1
hour before the shaver is used again.
The appliance is protected against over
charging but continuous charging is to
be avoided.
• A full charge will give you up to 25
minutes cordless shaving time.
• Use the shaver normally until the
batteries are completely discharged
before fully charging them again.
• To maintain optimum charge capacity,
this charging and discharging procedure
should be repeated several times per
• While the shaver is charging the LED
will be illuminated.
Using your Shaver
• Ensure that the shaver is charged and
the cord is removed. Alternatively, to
use with the mains power, connect the
cord to the shaver, insert the adapter to
a power outlet and switch on.
• For best results use the shaver on clean,
dry skin. However you can also use
the shaver with shaving foam or gel if
• Hold the shaver at a right angle to your
skin. Apply light pressure only.
• Stretch your skin with your free hand so
that the hairs stand upright.
• Shave against the direction of growth of
hair to achieve the best results.
• After shaving put the protective cap
back on the shaver head. Avoid pressure
on the foil as this may cause damage.
• The long hair trimmer can be raised
by pushing the switch fully up. This
makes it ideal to trim longer hairs and
Note: The shaver is water resistant and
may be used in the shower. Ensure that
the unit has been unplugged before using
in the shower.
Note: Allow the shaver to completely
discharge before charging the batteries
If you are using a foil shaver for the first
time, it may take around three to four weeks
for your skin to get used to this new method
of shaving.
Care and Cleaning
Cleaning with water
• Ensure that the unit is unplugged before
• Press the two shaver head release
buttons and pull the shaver from the
casing Fig 1.
• Rinse the foil under running water
Fig 3.
Figure 3
Figure 1
• Rinse the cutter blocks under running
water Fig 2.
Figure 2
• To improve cleaning it is recommended
to use a little liquid soap.
• After cleaning switch the shaver off
• To protect the shaving foil, always
replace the protective cap.
Cleaning without water
• The shaver can also be cleaned without
• Press the two shaver head release
buttons and pull the shaver from the
• Tap the shaver head on a flat surface or
blow out the hairs thoroughly.
• Never use the brush for cleaning the
foil as this may damage it. Clean the
cutter blocks with the enclosed cleaning
Care and Cleaning continued
Changing the foil and cutter blocks
• Shaving performance depends on the
condition of the foil and the cutter
blocks. Both wear gradually in use.
Therefore it is recommended that the
shaving foil be changed once a year and
the cutter blocks changed every two
• Place the new shaving foil in the shaver
head until it clicks in position.
• Replace the shaver head.
Replacing the cutter blocks
• Remove the shaver head
• Hold the cutter blocks on both sides and
lift them from their supports (fig. 5).
Replacing the shaving foil
• Remove the shaver head by pressing the
two release buttons.
• Pull the shaving foil out of the shaver
head by holding it on the attached straps
(fig. 4).
Figure 5
Figure 4
• Place the new cutter blocks in position.
• Replace the shaver head.
Help Line
If you have any additional questions about using the Washable Shaver, please call the
Sunbeam help line in Australia on 1800 025 059. In New Zealand, please call
0800 786 232.
Battery Disposal
• The battery must not be disposed of in ordinary household waste. At the end of the shaver’s
life, the shaver must be returned to a Sunbeam Service Centre for correct disposal of the
rechargeable battery.
• The battery must be removed from the appliance before it is scrapped.
• The battery is to be disposed of safely.
2 Year Replacement Guarantee
We are so confident of the quality of our product, should this appliance develop any
malfunction within 2 years of purchase due to faulty materials or manufacture, we will
replace it for you absolutely free. Foils and cutter blocks are excluded from this guarantee.
Made in China.
‘Sunbeam’, is a registered trademark of Sunbeam
Due to minor changes in design or otherwise, the
product may differ from the one shown
in this leaflet. Backed by Sunbeam‘s 2 Year
Replacement Guarantee and National Service Network.
(INCORPORATED IN N.S.W.) A.C.N. 000 006 771
Sunbeam Corporation is a division of GUD Holdings
For more information or advice on this or any other
Sunbeam appliance, visit or
contact the Sunbeam Consumer Service Line.
Australia 1800 025 059
New Zealand 0800 786 232.
Consumer Hotline
1800 025 059
New Zealand
0800 786 232
is a registered Trademark of Sunbeam
Corporation Limited. ACN 000 006 771.
© Sunbeam Corporation Limited 2004.