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ENGLISH
IMPORTANT
SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electric product, basic
MG5750
precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
Read all instructions before using this
product.
DANGER
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Manufactured for:
Philips Consumer Lifestyle
A division of Philips Electronics
North America Corporation
P.O. Box 10313, Stamford, CT 06904
WARNING
This symbol on the product’s nameplate means
it is listed by Underwriters’ Laboratories, Inc.
Norelco is a registered trademark of
Philips Electronics North America Corporation.
PHILIPS and Philips shield are registered trademarks of
Koninklijke Philips N.V.
©2017 Philips Electronics North America
Corporation. All rights reserved.
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To reduce the risk of electric shock:
-- Do not reach for a corded product
that has fallen into water. Unplug
immediately.
-- Use product only in dry condition.
Do not use while bathing or in a
shower.
-- Do not place or store the product
where it can fall or be pulled into a
tub or sink. Do not place or drop the
product in water or other liquid.
-- Always unplug this product from the
electrical outlet immediately after
use, except when product is (re)
charging.
-- Unplug and remove power supply
cord from this 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.
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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
use as described in this manual. Do
not use attachments not specified
by Philips Electronics North America
Corporation.
-- Never operate this product if it has
a damaged power cord, if it is not
working properly, after it has been
dropped or damaged, or dropped
into water while plugged in. For
assistance call
1-800-243-3050.
-- Never immerse the product in water
or rinse under the tap.
-- Keep the product, power cord 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 power cord.
-- Do not operate, 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, 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 power 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.
-- Never put the product in direct
sunlight or store at a temperature
above 140°F (60°C).
-- To prevent possible damage to the
power cord, do not wrap power 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/replace the built-in
rechargeable battery.
-- Only use the power cord and other
accessories supplied with the
product.
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.
Introduction
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7
14
8
2
3/64in
1mm
5/32in
4mm
5/64in
2mm
15
9
3/8in
9mm
1/8in
3mm
16
10
3
3/16in
5mm
15/32in
12mm
17
11
9/32in
7mm
21/32in
16mm
18
4
12
13
5
5/32in – 3/8in
4-9mm
19
20
6
1/8in
3mm
3/16in
5mm
General description (Fig. 1)
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12
13
14
Extra-wide hair trimmer
Precision trimmer
Nose trimmer
Full-size hair trimmer
On/off button
Socket for small plug
Stubble guard 3/64in. (1mm)
Stubble guard 5/64in. (2mm)
Beard guard 1/8in. (3mm)
Beard guard 3/16in. (5mm)
Beard guard 9/32in. (7mm)
Power plug
Small plug
Hair guard 5/32in. (4mm)
21
Charging
15 Hair guard 3/8in. (9mm)
16 Hair guard 15/32in. (12mm)
17 Hair guard 21/32in. (16mm)
18Fading hair guard 5/32in.-3/8in.
(4-9mm)
19Fading hair guard 5/32in.-3/8in.
(4-9mm)
20 Body guard 1/8in. (3mm)
21 Body guard 3/16in. (5mm)
Not shown: cleaning brush, pouch
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When the product has charged for 1 hour,
it has a cordless operating time of up to
3 hours.
-- 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.
2Insert the small plug into the product
and put the power plug in any 120V AC
outlet (Fig. 2).
3After 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.
Quick charge
After approx. 5 minutes of charging, the
product contains enough power for one
cordless trimming session.
Using the product
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18
21
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16
19
22
Always check the product and all
accessories before using. 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.
Note: This product can be used without
cord or directly from the power outlet.
Note: Switch off and clean the product
and attachments after each use.
-- 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.
-- Be careful when trimming without a
guard as when the product is turn on it
will trim every hair it touches.
Detaching and attaching cutting
elements
1To detach a cutting element, push
upwards against the teeth of the cutting
element and take it off the handle (Fig. 3).
2To attach a cutting element, insert
the lug of the cutting element into the
guiding slot at the front and push the
back of the cutting element onto the
product (‘click‘) (Fig. 4).
Detaching the nose trimmer
1Place your finger on the arrow at the
back of the attachment and push it off
the handle in the direction of the arrow
(Fig. 5).
Attaching and detaching guards
1To attach any type of guard onto a
cutting element, slide the front part of
the guard onto the teeth and push the
projection at the back of the guard into
the product (‘click‘) (Fig. 6).
2To detach any type of guard from the
cutting element, carefully pull its back
part off the product and then slide it off
the cutting element (Fig. 7).
Note: When trimming for the first time,
start by using the guard with the maximum
trimming length setting to familiarize
yourself with the product.
Switching the product on and off
1Press the on/off button once to turn the
product on or off (Fig. 8).
Attachments for use on beard
Full-size hair trimmer
Use the full-size hair trimmer without a
guard to trim hair close to the skin
(to a length of 1/32in (0.5mm) or to create
clean lines around your beard, neck and
sideburns.
1To trim hair close to the skin, place the
flat side of the cutting element against
your skin and make strokes against the
direction of hair growth (Fig. 9).
2For contouring, hold the cutting
element perpendicular to the skin and
move it upwards or downwards with
gentle pressure (Fig. 10).
Beard guards
Attach a beard guard to the full-size hair
trimmer to trim your beard and moustache
evenly. The product comes with 5 beard
guards. The hair length settings are
indicated on the guards. The settings
correspond to the remaining hair length
after trimming.
Guard
inch
mm
Stubble
guard
3/64in.
1mm
Stubble
guard
5/64in.
2mm
Beard guard 1/8in.
3mm
Beard guard 3/16in.
5mm
Beard guard 9/32in.
7mm
1Attach the guard to the full-size hair
trimmer.
2To trim the most effective way, move
the guard against the direction of hair
growth (Fig. 11). Make sure the surface
of the guard always stays in contact
with the skin.
Attachments for use on body
-- Use the green body guards to trim
body hair.
-- When you trim for the first time, use the
5mm/3/16in. body guard to familiarize
yourself with the product.
-- Make sure hair is clean and dry as wet
hair tends to stick to the body and,
when trimming sensitive areas, always
use a body guard.
-- 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.
-- When too many hairs have accumulated
on the product, blow the hairs out
before use, for best trimming results.
Body guards
Attach a body guard to the full-size hair
trimmer to trim hairs below the neckline.
The product comes with 2 body guards.
The hair length settings are indicated on
the guards. The settings correspond to the
remaining hair length after trimming.
Guard
inch
mm
Body guard
(green)
1/8in.
3mm
Body guard
(green)
3/16in.
5mm
1Attach a body guard to the full-size hair
trimmer (see ‘Attaching and detaching
guards’).
2To trim in the most effective way,
stretch the skin with your free hand and
move the guard against the direction
of hair growth (Fig. 12). Make sure the
surface of the guard always stays in
contact with the skin.
Attachments for use on head
Extra-wide hair trimmer
Use the extra-wide hair trimmer without
a guard to clip the hair on your head very
close to the skin (1/32in (0.5mm) or to
contour the neckline and area around
the ears.
1To contour the hairline around the ears,
comb the hair ends over the ears.
2Tilt the product in such a way that only
one edge of the cutter blades touches
the hair ends when you shape the
contours around the ears.
3To contour the nape of the neck or
sideburns, turn the product and make
downward strokes (Fig. 13).
4Move the product slowly and smoothly
following the natural hairline.
Hair guards
Attach a hair guard to the extra-wide hair
trimmer to evenly trim the hairs on your
head. The product comes with
4 hair guards. The hair length settings
are indicated on the guards. The settings
correspond to the remaining hair length
after trimming.
Fading hair guard
Trimming ear hair
Attach the fading hair guards to the extrawide hair trimmer to trim the hair around
the ears with a faded result. The product
comes with 2 guards. Use both guards to
trim hair around both ears. Choose a hair
guard based on the preferred trimming
direction of back to front or front to back.
Always make sure that you hold the side
of the guard with the short teeth closest to
your ear.
1Slowly move the tip round the ear to
remove hairs that stick out beyond the
rim of the ear.
2Gently move the tip in and out of the
outer ear channel to remove unwanted
hairs (Fig. 17).
Guard
inch
mm
Fading hair
guards
5/32in.23/64”
4-9mm
1Attach the guard to the extra-wide hair
trimmer to trim the hair around the ear.
Then attach the other guard to trim the
hair around the other ear.
2Place the product on your hair at the
back or front of your ear, depending
on the trimming direction you prefer.
Always make sure that the side of the
guard with the short teeth is closest to
your ear.
3Move the trimmer slowly around the
ear, while holding it steady (Fig. 15).
For best results, move the trimmer
against the direction of hair growth
(back to front).
Precision attachments for use
on face
Precision trimmer
Guard
inch
mm
Hair guard
5/32in.
4mm
Hair guard
3/8in.
9mm
Hair guard
15/32in.
12mm
Use the precision trimmer to create fine
lines and contours around your facial
style, close to the skin (to a length of
1/32in (0.5mm)).
1Hold the precision trimming head
perpendicular to the skin and move the
trimming head upwards or downwards
with gentle pressure (Fig. 16).
Hair guard
21/32in.
16mm
Nose trimmer
1Attach a guard to the extra-wide hair
trimmer.
2Move the trimmer slowly over the
crown from different directions to
achieve an even result. Make sure the
surface of the guard always stays in
contact with the skin.
-- Always move the trimmer against
the direction of hair growth (Fig. 14).
Press lightly.
-- Make overlapping passes over the
head to ensure that all hair that
should be cut has been cut.
Use the nose trimmer to trim your nose
hair and ear hair.
-- Make sure nasal passages are clean.
Make sure outer ear channels are clean
and free from wax.
-- Do not insert the tip more than 3/16in
(0.5cm).
-- Always clean the attachment after
each use.
Trimming nose hair
1Gently move the tip in and out of nose
while turning it around to remove
unwanted hairs (Fig. 17).
Cleaning
Do not rinse the handle under the tap,
only the attachments can be rinsed under
the tap.
Never use scouring pads, abrasive
cleaning agents or aggressive liquids
such as gasoline or acetone to clean the
product.
Never dry the trimmer teeth with a towel
or tissue, as this may damage the trimmer
teeth.
Cleaning after every use
1Turn off the product and disconnect
from the power outlet.
2Remove any guard (see ‘Attaching and
detaching guards’) or cutting element
(see ‘Detaching and attaching cutting
elements’) from the product.
3Remove any hairs that have
accumulated in the hair chamber with
the cleaning brush supplied.
4Clean the cutting element and guard
under a warm tap (Fig. 18).
The handle is not suitable for cleaning
under the tap.
5Carefully shake off excess water and let
all parts air dry completely.
Thorough cleaning
1Turn off the product and disconnect
from the power outlet.
2Wipe the handle of the product with a
dry cloth.
3Remove any guard (see ‘Attaching and
detaching guards’) or cutting element
(see ‘Detaching and attaching cutting
elements’) from the product.
4Remove any hairs that have
accumulated in the hair chamber with
the cleaning brush supplied.
5Remove any hairs that have accumulated
in the cutting elements and/or guards
with the cleaning brush supplied.
6Clean the cutting elements under a
warm tap (Fig. 19).
The handle is not suitable for cleaning
under the tap.
7Clean the guards under a warm tap
(Fig. 20).
8Carefully shake off excess water and let
all parts air dry completely.
Cleaning the nose trimmer
Clean the nose trimmer immediately after
use and when a lot of hair or dirt has
accumulated on the nose trimmer head.
1Rinse the nose trimmer head with hot
water (Fig. 21).
2Turn on the product and rinse the nose
trimmer head once more to remove
any remaining hairs. Then turn off the
product again.
For a thorough clean, immerse the nose
trimmer head in a bowl with warm water
for a few minutes and then turn on the
product to remove stubborn hair/debris.
Hold the appliance upside down and
make sure the handle does not get wet
during this process.
3Carefully shake off excess water and let
all parts air dry completely.
This product has no other userserviceable parts. For assistance call
1-800-243-3050.
Storage
-- Store the product in the pouch
supplied. Make sure the product is dry
before you store it in the pouch.
-- Be sure the product is turned 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.
Accessories
Replacement parts and accessories may
be purchased at a store near you or on our
website www.philips.com/store.
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.
Disposal
-- This product contains a rechargeable
lithium-ion battery which must be
disposed of properly (Fig. 22). Contact
your local town or city officials for
battery disposal information. You can
also call 1-800-822-8837 or visit
www.call2recycle.org for battery
drop-off locations.
-- For assistance, visit our website
www.philips.com/support or call
1-800-243-3050 toll free.
-- Your product is designed and
manufactured with high quality
materials and components, which can
be recycled and reused. For recycling
information, please contact your local
waste management facilities or visit
www.recycle.philips.com
Full Two-Year Warranty
Philips Electronics North America
Corporation warrants this new product
(except cutters and guards) 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 or batteries.*
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
1-800-243-3050 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.
45-DAY MONEY-BACK
GUARANTEE
If you are not fully satisfied with your
product send the product back and we’ll
refund you the full purchase price.
The product must be shipped prepaid
by insured mail, insurance prepaid, have
the original sales receipt, indicating
purchase price and date of purchase,
and the money-back guarantee return
authorization form enclosed.
We cannot be responsible for lost mail.
The product must be postmarked no later
than 45 days after the date of purchase.
Philips reserves the right to verify the
purchase price of the product and limit
refunds not to exceed suggested retail price.
To obtain money-back guarantee return
authorization form, call 1-800-243-3050
for assistance.
Delivery of refund check will occur
6–8 weeks after receipt of returned
product.