ve energy , onl y boil what you need
Filling your k
ettle completely to mak e just one or tw o cups of
tea wastes energy
. This Philips k ettle has a unique 1 cup indicator
so you can easil
y see exactly how much water y ou need. By only
boiling the cup of water you need y
ou could sa ve up to 66%
, that’ s enough to earn your k ettle back in a year!*
er yone boiled onl y the amount of water they need, we could
light the streets of the UK f
or 7 months! (DEFRA).
* boiling 1 cup vs.
1 litre, 5 times a da y
Using the appliance
1 Fillthekettlewithwater . Y oucanllthek ettleeitherthroughthespoutor
through the open lid.
- T o open the lid, pull at the lid latch (Fig. 4).
- Close the lid before you switch on the k ettle .
Make sure that the lid is properly closed to prevent the kettle from boiling dr
2 Place the kettle on its base and put the plug in the wall socket.
3 Push the on/off switch downwar ds to switch on the appliance (Fig. 5).
, The power -on light goes on.
, The kettle starts heating up .
, The kettle s witches off automatically (‘click’) when the water boils.
, The power -on light goes out automatically when the kettle s witches off.
Y ou can interrupt the boiling process at any time by pushing the on/off switch
er use scouring pads, abrasive cleaning agents or aggr essive liquids such as
petrol or acetone to clean the a
er immerse the kettle or its base in water .
1 Unplug the appliance.
2 Clean the outside of the kettle with a soft cloth moistened with warm wate r
and some mild cleaning agent.
3 Cleanthescalelterregularly .
Scale is not harmful to your health but it may giv
e your drink a powder y taste . The
scale lter prevents scale par
ticles from ending up in your drink. Clean the scale lter
in one of the following wa
- T ake the scale lter out of the kettle and gently clean it with a soft n ylon br ush
under a r
unning tap. (Fig. 6)
- Leav e the scale lter in the kettle when you descale the whole appliance.
- Clean the scale lter in the dishwasher .
Regular descaling prolongs the life of the kettle.
In case of normal use (up to 5 times a day),
we recommend the following descaling
- Once ever y 3 months for soft water areas (up to 18dH).
- Once ever y month for hard water areas (more than 18dH).
1 Fill the kettle with a ppro x. 900ml water .
2 Switch on the kettle.
3 After the kettle s witches off, add white vinegar (8% acetic acid) to the MAX
4 Lea ve the solution in the k ettle overnight.
5 Empty the kettle and rinse the inside thor oughly .
6 Fill the kettle with fr esh water and boil the water .
7 Empty the kettle and rinse it with fr esh water again.
Repeat the procedure if there is still some scale in the kettle.
Y ou can also use an appropriate descaler. In that case , follow the instructions on the
package of the descaler
1 T o store the mains cord, wind it round the reel in the base (Fig. 2).
If the kettle,
the base or the mains cord of the appliance is damaged, take the base
or the kettle to a service centre authorised b
y Philips for repair or r eplacement of
the cord to a
void a hazar d.
ou can purchase a new lter (order number 4222 459 45326) at y our Philips dealer
or at a Philips ser
vice centre .
- Do not throw awa y the appliance with the normal household waste at the end
of its life,
but hand it in at an ofcial collection point f or recycling. By doing this,
you help to preser
ve the environment (Fig. 7).
Guarantee and service
If you need information or if you ha
ve a prob lem, please visit the Philips website at
.philips.com or contact the Philips Customer Care Centre in y our countr y
(you nd its phone number in the w
or ldwide guarantee leaet). If there is no
Customer Care Centre in your countr
y , go to y our local Philips dealer .
w.ph i li p s. c om
ou kno w this about your k ettle?
✔ Boiling some water in the electric kettle to wash a f ew dishes is mor e
✔ Boilingwaterintheelectrickettleismor eefcientthanboilingwater
on the stove.
✔ Boiling cold water in the kettle tak es less energy than boiling hot
, despite the longer boiling time. Y ou sav e the energy that would
otherwise be used to heat up water in your hot water system.
Energy saving tips and tricks
Energy-efcient light bulbs last up to 10 times longer than standard ones and
use up to 80% less energy at the same time
✔ Do not lea ve appliances on standb y
5% of your po
wer bill is used to run electr ical appliances on standby . If a LED
light is on,
your appliance is using energy .
✔ Switch off lights in empty rooms
ou could cut your lighting costs b y as much as 15% just by making sure y ou
turn off lights in rooms and cor
r idor s that are not in use.
✔ Don’ t turn up the heating unless you r eally need to
s just too cold for comfor t, tr y to keep your thermostat at 19°C .
our heating costs go up by 8% each time y ou increase the temperature by
just one degree
✔ Jazz up your hot water tank with a jack et
Insulate your hot water tank with a jack
et. It onl y costs a few pounds and,
with all the heat it traps in,
it pays f or itself within months. Fit one that is
at least 75mm (3”) thick and you sa
ve a great deal of energy . If ev er y UK
household would be tted with an adequate tank-jacket tomorrow
ve ov er £89 million in energy costs ever y year .
✔ Look for the logo
When you purchase new appliances,
always look f or the Ener gy Saving
Energy Saving Recommended appliances are the most
efcient in their categor
y and could save you up to £37 a y ear .
✔ K eep twice as warm with double glazing
Double glazing cuts heat loss through windo
ws by 50% and acts as an
, in the same wa y as loft and wall cavity insulation, making your
heating more energy-efcient.
Energy Saving T rust, Carbon T rust, DEFRA