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Operating Instructions
AC/Rechargeable Professional Hair Clipper
Model No. ER‑GP81
Contents
Safety precautions..................4
Care.................................................10
Intended use.....................................7
Troubleshooting.............................12
Parts identification...........................7
Frequently asked questions..........12
Charging the clipper.........................8
Removing the built-in rechargeable
battery.............................................13
Using the clipper..............................9
Specifications.................................13
Thank you for purchasing this Panasonic product.
Before operating this unit, please read these instructions completely and save them for future use.
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Warning
•This appliance can be used by children aged from 8
years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and
knowledge if they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way
and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not
play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance
shall not be made by children without supervision.
•The supply cord cannot be replaced. If the cord is
damaged, the AC adaptor should be scrapped.
•Do not use anything other than the supplied AC adaptor
and the charging stand for any purpose.
Also, do not use any other product with the supplied AC
adaptor and charging stand. (See page 8.)
•Keep the appliance dry.
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•The following symbol indicates that a specific detachable
power supply unit is required for connecting the electrical
appliance to the supply mains. The type reference of
power supply unit is marked near the symbol.
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Safety precautions
To reduce the risk of injury, loss of life, electric shock, fire, and
damage to property, always observe the following safety precautions.
Explanation of symbols
The following symbols are used to classify and describe the level
of hazard, injury, and property damage caused when the
denotation is disregarded and improper use is performed.
DANGER
Denotes a potential
hazard that will result in
serious injury or death.
WARNING
Denotes a potential
hazard that could result
in serious injury or death.
CAUTION
Denotes a hazard that
could result in minor injury.
The following symbols are used to classify and describe the type
of instructions to be observed.
This symbol is used to alert users to a specific operating
procedure that must not be performed.
This symbol is used to alert users to a specific operating
procedure that must be followed in order to operate the
unit safely.
WARNING
►Power
►
supply
Do not connect or disconnect the adaptor to a
household outlet with a wet hand.
-Doing so may cause electric shock or injury.
Do not immerse the appliance, AC adaptor and the
charging stand in water or wash it with water.
Do not place the appliance, AC adaptor and the
charging stand over or near water filled sink or
bathtub.
Never use the appliance if the AC adaptor is
damaged or if the adaptor fits loosely in a
household outlet.
Do not damage or modify, or forcefully bend, pull,
or twist the cord.
Also, do not place anything heavy on or pinch the cord.
-Doing so may cause electric shock or fire due to a short circuit.
Do not use in a way exceeding the rating of the
household outlet or the wiring.
-Exceeding the rating by connecting too many plugs to one
household outlet may cause fire due to overheating.
Always ensure the appliance is operated on an
electric power source matched to the rated voltage
indicated on the AC adaptor.
Fully insert the adaptor.
-Failure to do so may cause fire or electric shock.
Always unplug the adaptor from a household outlet
when cleaning.
-Failure to do so may cause electric shock or injury.
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WARNING
Regularly clean the power plug, the appliance plug and
the charging plug to prevent dust from accumulating.
-Failure to do so may cause fire due to insulation failure
caused by humidity.
Disconnect the power plug and wipe with a dry cloth.
►In
► case of an abnormality or malfunction
Immediately stop using and remove the adaptor if
there is an abnormality or malfunction.
-Failure to do so may cause fire, electric shock, or injury.
<Abnormality or malfunction cases>
••The main unit or AC adaptor is deformed or
abnormally hot.
••The main unit or AC adaptor smells of burning.
••There is abnormal sound during use or charging of
the main unit or AC adaptor.
-Immediately request inspection or repair at an authorized
service centre.
►This
►
product
This product has a built-in rechargeable battery.
Do not throw into fire, apply heat, or charge, use, or
leave in a high temperature environment.
-Doing so may cause fluid leak, overheating, or explosion.
Do not modify or repair.
-Doing so may cause fire, electric shock, or injury.
Contact an authorized service centre for repair (battery
change, etc.).
Never disassemble except when disposing of the
product.
-Doing so may cause fire, electric shock, or injury.
►Preventing
►
accidents
Do not store within the reach of children or infants.
Do not let them use it.
-Putting the blade, and/or oil container in the mouth may
cause accidents and injury.
If the oil is consumed accidentally, do not induce
vomiting, drink a large amount of water, and contact
a physician.
If the oil comes into contact with eyes, immediately wash
thoroughly with running water, and contact a physician.
-Failure to do so may result in physical problems.
CAUTION
►Protecting
►
the skin
Do not press the blade against the skin.
Do not use the product for any purpose other than
hair trimming.
Do not directly apply the blades on ears or rough
skin (such as swellings, injuries or blemishes).
-Doing so may cause injury to ears or uneven skin.
Check that the blades are not damaged or deformed
before use.
-Failure to do so may cause skin injury.
►Note
►
the following precautions
Do not allow metal objects or trash to adhere to the
power plug or the appliance plug.
-Doing so may cause electric shock or fire due to a short circuit.
Do not drop or subject to shock.
-Doing so may cause injury.
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CAUTION
Do not wrap the cord around the adaptor or the
charging stand when storing.
-Doing so may cause the wire in the cord to break with the
load, and may cause fire due to short circuit.
Disconnect the adaptor from the household outlet
when not using.
-Failure to do so may cause electric shock or fire due to
electrical leakage resulting from insulation deterioration.
Disconnect the adaptor or the appliance plug by
holding onto the adaptor or the appliance plug
instead of the cord.
-Failure to do so may cause electric shock or injury.
Handling of the removed battery when disposing
DANGER
The rechargeable battery is exclusively for use with
this appliance. Do not use the battery with other
products.
Do not charge the battery after it has been removed
from the product.
••Do not throw into fire or apply heat.
••Do not hit, disassemble, modify, or puncture with a nail.
••Do not let the positive and negative terminals of
the battery get in contact with each other through
metallic objects.
••Do not carry or store the battery together with
metallic jewellery such as necklaces and hairpins.
••Do not use or leave the battery where it will be
exposed to high temperatures, such as under
direct sunlight or near other sources of heat.
••Never peel off the tube.
-Doing so may cause overheating, ignition, or explosion.
WARNING
After removing the rechargeable battery, do not
keep it within reach of children and infants.
-The battery will harm the body if accidentally swallowed.
If this happens, consult a physician immediately.
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WARNING
If the battery fluid leaks out, do not touch the
battery with your bare hands.
-The battery fluid may cause blindness if it comes in
contact with your eyes.
Do not rub your eyes. Wash immediately with clean water
and consult a physician.
-The battery fluid may cause inflammation or injury if it comes in
contact with the skin or clothes.
Wash it off thoroughly with clean water and consult a physician.
Intended use
•This clipper is designed for professional use to trim hair. It can be
operated on either an AC adaptor or rechargeable battery.
•Before and after each use, apply lubrication oil at the marked
places. (See page 11.)
Failure to apply the lubrication oil may cause the following
problems.
-The clipper has become blunt.
-Shorter operating time.
-Louder sound.
•The clipper may become warm during operation and/or charging.
This is normal.
•Do not use any blade other than the one dedicated as it may
cause defect in performance.
•Do not use thinner, benzine, alcohol or other chemicals. Doing
so may cause failure, cracking or discoloration of the main body.
Clean the main body only with a soft cloth slightly dampened
with tap water or soapy tap water.
•You should not allow permanent wave lotion, hair dyeing or hair
spray to come into contact with the main body or the blades.
Doing so may result in cracking or corrosion.
•Before using an attachment, check that it has been installed
correctly. Failure to do so may cause hair to be cut too short.
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Parts identification













 




 












AMain body
Trimming height indicator
Power switch
Dial (Height adjustment
control)
Recharge lamp
Charge status lamp
Appliance socket
BBlade
Mounting hook
Cleaning lever
Moving blade
Stationary blade

CComb attachment 1
1/8˝ (3 mm)
DComb attachment 2
1/4˝ (6 mm)
EComb attachment 3
3/8˝ (10 mm)
FComb attachment 4
1/2˝ (13 mm)
GComb attachment 5
5/8˝ (16 mm)
HComb attachment 6
3/4˝ (19 mm)
Lever
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ICharging stand (RC9‑87)
Charging plug
=Stand socket
JAC adaptor (RE9‑73)
Adaptor
Power plug
Cord
Appliance plug
Accessories
KCleaning brush
LLubrication Oil
Charging the clipper
•Make sure that the clipper is turned off.
the appliance
1 Connect
plug to the stand socket.
the clipper on the
2 Place
charging stand.
the adaptor into a
3 Insert
household outlet.
3
2
•• Charging is completed after
approx. 1 hour.
•• Check the charge status lamp
(
) glows.
1
the power plug after charging is
4 Disconnect
completed.
(for safety and to reduce energy usage)
•Charging is required when the recharge
lamp blinks.
•The clipper can be used for approximately
5 minutes after the recharge lamp blinks.
When charging
starts
When charging is
completed
10 minutes
after charging
is completed
Charge status lamp
glows.
The charge status
lamp blinks once
every second.
The charge status
lamp blinks once
every 2 seconds.
•If there is noise from radio or other source while using or charging
the clipper, move to a different location to use the clipper.
•The battery will deteriorate if not used for over 6 months, so
make sure to perform a full charge at least once every 6 months.
•The charging time may differ when using the clipper for the first
time, or if it has not been used for more than 6 months. The lamp
on the main body may not glow for several minutes when first
starting charging, but will glow when continuing to charge.
•Recommended ambient temperature for charging is
10 °C – 35 °C. The battery may not charge properly or not at all
under extreme low or high temperatures.
•When the charge status lamp is blinking rapidly (twice every
second), there is a charging malfunction. Please charge the
battery in the recommended ambient temperature range.
•1 full charge will provide approximately 50 minutes of continuous
operation. (Based on dry using at 20 °C – 30 °C.)
The operating time may differ depending on the frequency of use
and the operating method.
•The battery used is a lithium-ion, so charging after every use will
have no effect on battery life.
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Charging without the charging stand
1.Press the power switch to turn off the power, and
insert the appliance plug into the clipper.
2.Plug in the adaptor into a household outlet.
AC operation
If you connect the AC adaptor to the clipper in the same way as for
charging, and turn on the power, you can use it.
•If the remaining battery is too low, the blades may move slowly
or stop, even with the AC operation. In this case, charge the
battery for 1 minute or more.
•The battery will be discharged, even with the AC operation.
Using the clipper
•Make sure that the clipper is turned off.
•The appliance may not operate in an ambient temperature lower
than approximately 5 °C.
1 Set the trimming height.
2 Press the power switch to turn on the power.
Setting the trimming height
For a trimming height of 0.8 mm to
2.0 mm, turn the dial to the desired
height.
Use an attachment for a trimming
height higher than 3 mm or more.
Trimming
height
indicator
0.8
1.1
1.4
1.7
2.0
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Using the comb attachments
the trimming heights indicated on the
1 Select
outside of the attachments.
the dial to “0.8” and then
2 Set
mount the attachment to the
clipper until it clicks as
illustrated.
Care
Removing and mounting the blade
•Be sure to turn off the power before you remove the blade.
Removing the blade
Hold the clipper with the switch
facing upward and push the blade
with your thumb while catching
the blade in your other hand.
Mounting the blade
1.Set the dial to “2.0”.
click
Removing the attachment from the clipper
Push the lever at the back of the
attachment, and open it in the direction of
the arrow to remove it.
2.Fit the mounting hook into the blade
mounting on the clipper and push in
until it clicks.
•Do not forcefully push down while
holding the tip of the comb. The blade is
removed with the attachment.
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Cleaning
Clean the clipper and the blade after each use.
(If not cleaned, the motion will become poor and the sharpness
will worsen.)
•Make sure that the clipper is turned off.
1.Brush off any hairs from the
clipper and from around the
blade.
2.Brush off the hairs from the
blade edge.
Lubrication
•Apply lubrication oil to the blade before and after each use.
Apply a drop of the lubrication oil to
each indicated point.
Attach the blade to the main body, turn
on the power and allow to run for
approximately 5 seconds.
Failure to apply the lubrication oil may
cause the following problems due to
rust, wear or burn out.
-The clipper has become blunt.
-Shorter operating time.
-Louder sound.
►►Replacement parts
Replacement part is available at your dealer or Service Centre.
Replacement parts for ER‑GP81
Blade
WER9900
Lubrication oil WES003P
3.Brush the hairs out from
between the stationary blade
and the moving blade while
pressing down on the cleaning
lever to raise the moving blade.
•Do not use any blade other than the one dedicated as it may
cause defect in performance.
•We recommend Panasonic lubrication oil WES003P.
Cleaning the charging stand
Use the cleaning brush to clean hair trimmings and dust in the
charging plug or in the hole on the bottom surface.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Frequently asked questions
Action
Charge the clipper.
(See page 8.)
The clipper has become blunt.
Clean the blade and apply
lubrication oil.
(See pages 10 and 11.)
Replace the blade.
(See pages 10 and 11.)
Clipper stopped functioning.
The clipper cannot be charged.
Charge the clipper.
Or use with the AC operation.
(See page 8.)
Question
Answer
Will the battery deteriorate if
not used for an extended
period of time?
The battery will deteriorate if not
used for over 6 months, so make
sure to perform a full charge at
least once every 6 months.
Can the battery be charged
before every use?
The clipper uses a lithium ion
battery, with the charging
current controlled, so there is no
problem with battery life.
Push the main body into the
charging stand or appliance
plug all the way.
Charge within the
recommended charging
temperature of 10 °C to 35 °C.
Clipper can be used for only
about 10 minutes even after
charging.
Have the battery replaced by an
authorized service centre.
Makes a loud sound.
Confirm that the blade is
properly attached.
If the problems still cannot be solved, contact the store where you
purchased the unit or a service centre authorised by Panasonic for repair.
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Removing the built-in rechargeable battery
Remove the built-in rechargeable battery before disposing
the clipper.
Please make sure that the battery is disposed of at an officially
designated location if there is one.
This figure must only be used when disposing the clipper, and
must not be used to repair it. If you dismantle the clipper yourself,
it may cause malfunction.
•Remove the clipper from the AC adaptor.
•Press the power switch to turn on the power and then keep the
power on until the battery is completely discharged.
•Perform steps 1 to  and lift the battery, and then remove it.
•Take care not to short circuit the positive and negative terminals
of the removed battery, and insulate the terminals by applying
tape to them.

For environmental protection and recycling of materials
This clipper contains a Lithium‑ion battery.
Please make sure that the battery is disposed of at an officially
assigned location, if there is one in your country.
Specifications
Power source
See the name plate on the AC adaptor.
(Automatic voltage conversion)
Motor voltage
3.6 V
Charging time
Approx. 1 hour
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Disposal of Old Equipment and Batteries
Only for European Union and countries with recycling systems
These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or
accompanying documents mean that used electrical
and electronic products and batteries must not be
mixed with general household waste.
For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old
products and batteries, please take them to applicable
collection points in accordance with your national
legislation.
By disposing of them correctly, you will help to save
valuable resources and prevent any potential negative
effects on human health and the environment.
For more information about collection and recycling,
please contact your local municipality.
Penalties may be applicable for incorrect disposal of
this waste, in accordance with national legislation.
Note for the battery symbol (bottom symbol)
This symbol might be used in combination with a
chemical symbol. In this case it complies with the
requirement set by the Directive for the chemical
involved.
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