Panasonic EWDJ40 Operating instructions

Panasonic EWDJ40 Operating instructions
Operating Instructions
Rechargeable Oral Irrigator
Model No. EW-DJ40
English
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62 Česky
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12 Português
72 Slovensky
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22 Norsk
82 Magyar
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Italiano
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92 Română
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42 Suomi
102 Türkçe
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Before operating this product, please read the instructions carefully, and save this manual for future use.
Safety Instructions
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All information in this section is provided to instruct you in the
correct and safe operation of this appliance so that you can
avoid injuries to yourself and others as well as damage to
property.
■ The harm or damage that is caused by improper use is
described in categories.
Warning
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Danger
This indicates “content that may very likely cause death or
severe injury”.
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Warning
This indicates “content that may cause death or severe injury”.
Caution
This indicates “content that may cause injury or damage to
property”.
■ Content to be observed is described with the following
icons. (The following are examples of icons)
A circle and slash symbolizes prohibited actions and
behaviors.
A solid circle denotes mandatory actions and instructions
to be followed for safe operation.
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Danger
Prohibited
ï This appliance has built-in rechargeable batteries.
Do not throw into a fire, heat, or charge, use, or leave in
a hot location.
Doing so could result in overheating, fire, or explosion.
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Do not use this appliance with the charging adaptor in
the bath or shower room.
Do not place or store the charging adaptor where it can
fall or be pulled into a tub, sink or toilet.
Doing so could result in electric shock or fire.
Prohibited
Do not use the appliance when the charging adaptor is
damaged or the connection to the power outlet is loose.
Doing so could result in electric shock, shorting, or fire.
Do not damage, destroy, modify, forcefully bend, pull, or
twist the power cord. Also, do not place heavy objects
on or clamp the power cord.
Doing so could result in electric shock or fire.
Avoid water contact!
Do not immerse the charging adaptor in water, or wash
with water.
Doing so could result in electric shock or shorting.
Do not touch with wet hands
Do not insert or pull the charging adaptor from the
power outlet with wet hands.
Doing so could result in electric shock.
Mandatory!
Keep out of the reach of toddlers and infants.
Failure to do so could result in accidents or trouble, such as
an accidental ingestion of the accessories or the parts that
can be taken apart.
Remove the charging adaptor from the power outlet
when performing maintenance.
Failure to do so could result in electric shock.
Clean the appliance plug and the charging adaptor
periodically in order to prevent dust build up.
Caution
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Prohibited
Toddlers, infants, people who are unable to operate and
people with weak oral senses should not use this
appliance.
Failure to do so could result in injury.
Do not use for any purpose other than oral cleaning.
Doing so could result in injury when the stream of water is
pointed toward the eyes, nose, ears, or throat. Consult the
dentist if you are receiving oral treatments or have severe
periodontal disease.
Do not fill the tank with water warmer than 40 °C.
Doing so could result in burns.
Mandatory!
Always hold the power plug instead of the power cord
when removing the charging adaptor.
Failure to do so could result in electric shock or shorting,
resulting in fire.
Keep the appliance sanitized and use fresh tap water or
warm water when cleaning the mouth.
ï Make sure to throw out the water inside the tank, and
run the appliance for 2 to 3 seconds to drain the water
after usage.
Failure to do so could result in damage to your health if used
without keeping it sanitized due to propagation of mold and
bacteria. It may also result in odor and malfunction.
ï Remove the charging adaptor from the power outlet
when it is not to be used.
Failure to do so could result in electric shock or electrical fire
due to insulation degradation.
Caution
ï 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.
ï The supply cord cannot be replaced. If the cord is damaged,
the appliance should be scrapped.
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Failure to do so could result in a fire, due to insulation failure
caused by humidity on the built-up dust.
ï Always ensure the appliance is operated on an electric
power source matched to its rated voltage.
Failure to do so could result in electric shock or fire.
Do not dismantle!
ï Never alter the appliance. Also, do not disassemble or
repair it.
Doing so could result in fire, electric shock, or injury. Contact
the store where you purchased the appliance or Panasonic
customer center for repair (such as battery change).
Parts identification
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 






Charging the appliance
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



(Back)
(Front)
 Appliance socket
 Main unit
 Nozzle storage
 Charging indicator lamp
compartment
 Nozzle socket
 Nozzle release button
 Water suction tube
 Switch
 Nozzle (x1)
 Usage line ( mark)
 Charging adaptor
 Tank
 Water supply cap
► Note
There may be some liquid remaining inside the main
appliance (tank, water suction tube, etc.), but this is remaining
distilled water that was used for the performance (water flow)
test, so there are no health concerns.
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► Before using the appliance
Initially bleeding may occur even with healthy gums. This is
caused because the gums are not used to such stimulation.
The bleeding will normally stop within 1 or 2 weeks of use.
There may be a problem with the gums (periodontal disease,
etc.) if the bleeding continues for over 2 weeks. In such cases,
stop using the appliance and consult the dentist.
ï Charge the appliance at 15 to 35 °C room temperature.
ï Usage time may be shorter when charging in lower
temperatures (under 15 °C). Also, it may not charge in very
low temperatures (under 0 °C).
1 Turn the switch to OFF.
2 Store the main unit.
the appliance plug securely
3 Insert
into the appliance socket.
ï Insert the appliance plug after wiping any
water that may be on the socket.
the charging adaptor securely into the
4 Insert
power outlet.
Charging is completed in approx. 8
hours.
ï It can be used for 15 minutes with 1
full charge.
ï Leaving the main unit continuously on the charging adaptor
connected to the power outlet does not affect performance.
(In general, repeatedly charging and discharging the
battery without fully using up the charging capacity will
cause a memory effect, which decreases the usage and
lowers the discharge voltage. However this appliance has
been devised in such a way that it will not affect the usage.)
ï If operation stops at the start of usage (immediately after
purchase or after not using for 3 months or more) or while
using the appliance, be sure to charge it for 16 hours or
more. If the charging indicator does not glow initially when
the main unit is plugged in, wait for a short while until it
does.
ï The main unit will become slightly warm while charging, but
this is not a malfunction.
ï Charge the appliance only with the dedicated charging
adaptor.
Use the charging adaptor only for charging the dedicated
appliance.
ï If the usage time gets short even if charged properly, it
could be that the battery is worn out.
(Expected life of the battery is 3 years, but it can change
greatly depending on how it is used and stored)
Using the appliance
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that the charging
5 Check
indicator lamp glows.
ï Use with tap water or lukewarm water.
ï Do not turn the switch to ON before placing the nozzle in
your mouth.
the water
1 Open
supply cap.
out the white
2 Pull
part of main unit up
3
to the usage line (
mark).
ï It may be hard to pull
out the main unit with
the water supply cap
closed.
ï Water pressure will not
rise unless the main
unit is pulled out to the
usage line.
ï Be careful since the
nozzle might pop out
from the storage
compartment at this
time.
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4
5
1
the nozzle into the nozzle socket holding
3 Insert
onto the white part of the main unit.
ï Insert it securely until it clicks.
in water.
4 Pour
ï Always use fresh tap water.
ï If the water feels cold, use lukewarm water of up to
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40 °C.
ï Do not pour in salt, toothpaste, or chemicals.
ï To continuously use, make sure the switch is set to OFF.
the water supply cap.
5 Close
ï Securely close after pouring in water.
the nozzle in your mouth.
6 Place
ï The water suction tube inside the
Cleaning your mouth well
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tank may come out from the water
and the flow of the water may stop
when the appliance is tilted too much.
the switch to ON.
7 Turn
ï It can be used for approximately 40
seconds with a full tank.
Mode (strength) can be selected.
2 (Normal)
ï For normal cleaning
1 (Soft)
ï When you are worried about your gums
ï When you feel 2 (Normal) is too strong
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ï Do not press the tip of the nozzle hard against the teeth or
gums.
ï Be extra cautious with those who cannot operate the
appliance by themselves, such as infants or toddlers, or
people with high oral sensitivity.
ï Do not drop or handle it roughly.
ï Do not operate when the tank is empty except to drain the
water from the appliance.
Doing so could result in malfunction.
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► Tips
ï Hold the appliance vertically with the nozzle upward.
ï Move your face above the sink.
ï Close your mouth slightly so the water will not splatter.
ï Place the nozzle in your mouth.
ï Aim the stream as perpendicular as possible between the
teeth or the edge between the teeth and gums.
ï Move slowly along the teeth.
ï Take extra care between the teeth and around braces.
Front side of the teeth...
ï Apply the stream perpendicular to
the teeth.
ï Take extra care between the teeth
and the edge between the teeth
and gums.
Back side of the teeth...
For the upper teeth
ï Adjust the angle of the nozzle to
face upward, and apply the stream
perpendicular to the teeth.
ï Do not apply the stream directly into the periodontal pockets.
the nozzle
4 Press
release button,
remove the nozzle
and place it in the
storage
compartment.
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For the lower teeth
ï Pull your chin down, and apply the
stream perpendicular to the teeth.
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the main unit.
5 Store
ï Press it in until it clicks.
4
ï Watch out not to clamp
your fingers in the
upper part of the tank.
the water
6 Close
supply cap.
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After using the appliance
ï There is a risk of bacteria propagating, so wash thoroughly
and dry before storing.
the water supply cap and dispose
1 Open
of the water in the tank.
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ï To store in a bag or similar after using the appliance, wrap
it in a towel or similar to absorb any excess water.
the switch to ON, and
2 Turn
drain the water inside the
ï To prevent bacteria propagating, take it out from a bag or
similar as soon as possible to dry.
appliance.
ï Run the appliance for 2 to 3 seconds
until no water comes out.
3 Turn the switch to OFF.
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Maintenance
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 Nozzle
(Remove it while pressing the nozzle
release button.)
Wash with water and wipe with a cloth.
ï Please replace the nozzle about once
every 6 months. If the tip of nozzle gets
deformed, please replace with a new
nozzle. Failure to do so could result in
malfunction.
 Main unit
Remove the dirt by wiping using a cloth
with liquid soap, and wipe off using a dry
cloth.
Wash with water if it is very dirty.
ï Do not wipe the appliance with
thinners, benzine, alcohol etc.
ï Doing so could result in malfunction,
cracking or discoloration of the parts.
ï Do not wash using hot water of over
50 °C.
ï Do not leave the appliance submerged
in water.
ï Dry after washing with water.
 Water suction tube
Dry after washing with water.
ï Do not bend the water suction tube.
Failure to do so could result in
malfunction such as disruption in the
operation of the water suction tube.
 Tank
It will come off when the body is pulled
hard while the water supply cap is
removed, so perform maintenance of
interior as well.
Wash with water and wipe with a cloth.
ï Wash the dirt off from inside using a
brush or similar, and wipe off with a
cloth.
ï Dry the tank when not using for a long
period.
 Water supply cap
Wipe off any grime and dirt.
ï Failure to do so could result in water
leakage.
Charging adaptor
Wipe the metal part of the power plug
with a dry cloth once every 6 months.
ï Only use mild detergent.
ï Never use thinners, benzine, or alcohol
since it may cause malfunction or
cracking / discoloration of the parts.
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If you think it is malfunctioning
Check the following.
Symptom
It only works for a few minutes
even after charging
It does not operate
Probable Cause
Action
Battery is worn out (approximately 3
years)
Contact the store or Panasonic Customer
Center. (You cannot change the battery
yourself because it may cause degradation of
water proof performance or malfunction)
Charging time is too short
Charge the appliance continuously for 16 hours
or more to activate the battery
It is immediately after purchase or has
been left unused for 3 months
Charge continuously for 16 hours or more to
activate the battery.
There is dirt stuck in the nozzle
Water pressure is low
Replace the nozzle
Mouth of the nozzle is squashed
The appliance is tilted too much while
in use
Use with the appliance in a vertical state
The main unit is not fully extended.
Pull out the main unit all the way
Water does not come out
If the problem remains even after the appliance is checked and action is taken, terminate usage to prevent any accidents, and
request checkup and repair at a store.
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Removing the built-in rechargeable batteries
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Remove the built-in rechargeable batteries before disposing of
the appliance. Please make sure that the batteries are
disposed of at an officially designated location if there is one.
Do not dismantle or replace the batteries so that you can use
the appliance again. This could cause a fire or an electric
shock. Replace them at an authorized service center.
Perform steps  to  and lift the batteries, and then remove
them.
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
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Specifications
Power supply: 100-240 V AC, 50-60 Hz
Input current: 30 mA
Power consumption: 2 W
Battery: 2 Ni-MH batteries (2.4 V DC)
Pump frequency: 1500 pulse/minute (at normal setting)
Water Pressure:
2 (Normal): 590 kPa (6.0 Kgf/cm2)
1 (Soft): 390 kPa (4.0 Kgf/cm2)
Charging time: approx. 8 hours
Operating time:
approx. 40 seconds/full tank or a total of approx. 15 minutes
(at normal setting) (at 20 °C when fully charged)
Tank volume: 165 ml
Dimensions:
Main unit: 218 (H) x 51 (W) x 68 (D) mm with tank pulled
down
142 (H) x 51 (W) x 68 (D) mm with tank closed
Charging adaptor: 25 (H) x 67 (W) x 92 (D) mm
Weight:
Main unit: approx. 265 g
Charging adaptor: approx. 145 g
Airborne Acoustical Noise: 69 (dB (A) re 1 pW)
Specifications to be changed without notice

For environmental protection and recycling of materials
This appliance contains Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries.
Please make sure that the batteries are disposed of at an
officially assigned location, if there is one in your country.
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Contact the stores close to you.
Check the “appliance product number (EW-DJ40)” and the
“replacement nozzle product number” when purchasing.
Replacement nozzle (2 included)
EW0955
With identification ring
Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Old
Equipment and used Batteries
These symbols on the products, packaging, and/or
accompanying documents mean that used electrical
and electronic products and batteries should not be
mixed with general household waste.
For proper treatment, recovery and recycling of old
products and used batteries, please take them to
applicable collection points, in accordance with your
national legislation and the Directives 2002/96/EC and
2006/66/EC.
By disposing of these products and batteries correctly,
you will help to save valuable resources and prevent
any potential negative effects on human health and the
environment which could otherwise arise from
inappropriate waste handling.
For more information about collection and recycling of
old products and batteries, please contact your local
municipality, your waste disposal service or the point of
sale where you purchased the items.
Penalties may be applicable for incorrect disposal of
this waste, in accordance with national legislation.
Cd For business users in the European Union
If you wish to discard electrical and electronic
equipment, please contact your dealer or supplier for
further information.
[Information on Disposal in other Countries outside the
European Union]
These symbols are only valid in the European Union. If you wish to
discard these items, please contact your local authorities or dealer
and ask for the correct method of disposal.
Note for the battery symbol (bottom two symbol examples):
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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