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used to. If you are using an electric shaver
for the rst time, or if you’ve been using
a dierent brand, take time to acquaint
yourself with your new electric shaver.
Your SatinShave shaver features a oating
foil that follows the contours of your skin for
a close shave. We guarantee smooth results
or Philips will refund you the full purchase
price as long as the request is received
within 45 days of purchase.
Congratulations on your purchase and
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the support that Philips oers, register your
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Features (Fig. 1)
2 On/o button
3 Charge indicator
4 Release button
5 Socket for small plug
6 Shaving head
9 Trimming comb
10 Power cord
11 Eciency cap (BRL140)
12 Soft glide cap (BRL140)
13 Pouch (BRL140)
Not shown: Cleaning brush
Note: Heads, accessories and features vary
for dierent models. Consult the overview
illustration for the heads, accessories and
features of your particular product.
Charge the product fully before you use it
for the rst time and after a long period of
Charging or using the product at
temperatures below 50 °F (10 °C) or higher
than 95 °F (35 °C) adversely aects the
lifespan of the battery.
Note: This product can only be used without
1 Make sure that the product is switched o.
2 Insert the small plug into the product and
put the power plug in the wall outlet.
Use only the power cord provided.
3 When the battery indicator ashes white
(Fig. 3), the product is charging.
It takes approximately 8 hours to fully
charge the product for a cordless
operating time of 60 minutes.
4 When the battery indicator lights up
white continuously (Fig. 4), the product is
The battery indicator does not light up
when the product is switched on: the
product contains enough energy to be
5 When the battery indicator ashes
orange (Fig. 3), the battery is almost
empty and needs to be charged. Charge
the product when you have nished
Note: If the product is fully charged and
connected to the electrical outlet, the
battery indicator ashes a few times when
you press the on/o button. This reminds
you to disconnect the product from the
electrical outlet before using.
Using the product
Switching on and o
1 To switch on the product, press the
on/o button once (Fig. 5).
2 To switch o the product, press the
on/o button once more.
Attaching and detaching heads
1 To attach a head, press it onto the
handle (‚click‘) (Fig. 6).
2 To detach a head, press the release
button on the back of the handle (Fig. 7).
Attaching and detaching accessories
1 To attach an accessory, align the indent
in the accessory with the notch on the
attachment. Then snap the accessory
onto the attachment (‚click‘) (Fig. 8).
2 To detach an accessory, grab its front
and back and pull it upwards o the
attachment. (Fig. 9) To detach a comb,
do not pull at the front and back but at
the sides (Fig. 10).
Shaving and trimming
The product is suitable for use in the bath
or shower, but you can also use it dry. If you
want to use creams or body lotion, apply
them after you have used the product.
Note: The product can only be used without
Note: When you use the product to trim
hairs, use it dry for the best result.
1 Place the product on your skin in such a
way that the attachment or accessory is
in full contact with the skin (Fig. 11).
2 When you use the product on sensitive
areas, stretch the skin with your
free hand. When you use it on your
underarms, raise your arm and put your
hand on the back of your head to stretch
the skin (Fig. 12).
3 Move the product slowly against the
direction of hair growth (Fig. 13).
Note: If you move the product over your
skin too fast, you may not obtain a smooth
You can use the shaving head to shave your
legs and body.
Note: The product can be moved in two
directions, for easier shaving of underarms.
Note: Always check the foil before use. If it
is damaged in any way, replace the cutting
unit right away (see ‚Replacement‘).
You can attach the trimming comb onto the
shaving head to trim hairs to a length of 3mm.
You can attach the eciency cap onto
the shaving head to make the hairs stand
upright during shaving. This makes it easier
to remove them.
Soft glide cap
You can attach the soft glide cap onto the
shaving head to cover the back trimmer of
the shaving head for extra safety in curvy
areas. The smooth material makes it glide
eortlessly over your skin.
Make sure that you attach the soft glide cap
in such a way that the back trimmer of the
shaving head is covered (Fig. 14).
Cleaning and storage
Keep the power cord dry (Fig. 2).
1 Switch o the product.
2 Use the cleaning brush to brush away
any hairs that have collected under the
trimmers of the shaving head.
3 Pull the cutting unit out of the shaving
head (Fig. 15).
4 Clean all parts of the shaving head with
the cleaning brush, except the foil.
5 Rinse the cutting unit, shaving head and
accessories under the tap. Shake them
rmly to remove water drops.
6 Let all parts dry completely.
7 Place the cutting unit back into the
shaving head (‚click‘).
8 Put the trimming comb on the shaving
head to prevent damage to the shaving
head when you store it.
9 Store the handle, heads and accessories
in the pouch.
Note: Lubricate trimmer teeth and foils
with a drop of sewing machine oil every six
weeks for optimal performance.
A worn or damaged cutting unit should
only be replaced with an original
Philips cutting unit which is available at
You can also call 1-800-243-7884 (in US
only) or 1-866-800-9311 (in Canada only)
This product has no other user-serviceable
Replacing the shaving head cutting unit
For maximum shaving performance, replace
the cutting unit of the shaving head once a
1 Switch o the product and disconnect it
from the power outlet.
2 Press the release button on the back of
the handle and pull the shaving head o
When using an electric product, basic
precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
Read all instructions before using this
To reduce the risk of electric shock:
-Do not reach for a corded product that
has fallen into water. Unplug immediately
from the power outlet.
-Keep the power cord dry (Fig. 2).
-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 into
water or other liquid.
-Remove power cord from power outlet
and product before cleaning.
To reduce the risk of burns, re, 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
household use as described in this
manual. Do not use attachments not
recommended by Philips North America
-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 after the product or power
cord has been dropped into water.
For assistance call 1-800-243-7884.
-Keep the power cord away from heated
-Never drop or insert any object into any
-Do not use the power cord in or near a
power outlet that contains an electric
air freshener to prevent damage to the
-Do not use this product outdoors or
operate where aerosol (spray) products
are being used or where oxygen is being
-Always check the shaving foil and trimmers
before using the product. Do not use the
product if the shaving foil or cutters are
damaged, as injury may occur.
-Always attach power cord to product
rst, then to power outlet. To disconnect,
set all controls to ‚o‘ position. Then
remove power cord from power outlet.
-Plug power cord directly into power
outlet. Do not use an extension cord.
-Unplug power cord before plugging in or
unplugging the product.
-Only use the power cord and other
accessories supplied with the product.
-Do not attempt to open the product
to remove or replace the built-in
-The batteries used in this product may
present a re or chemical burn hazard
if mistreated. Do not disassemble, heat
above 100 °C (212 °F) or incinerate.
-Never put the product in direct sunlight
or store at a temperature above 140 °F
IMPORTANT: The power plug contains a
transformer. Do not cut o the power plug
to replace it with another plug as this will
cause a hazardous condition.
This symbol indicates that
the shaver can be used in
the bath or shower.
Put it to the test
Like many new products, your Philips
SatinShave shaver may take a little getting
3 Pull the cutting unit out of the shaving
head (Fig. 15).
4 Place a new cutting unit in the shaving
5 Attach the shaving head back onto the
For assistance, visit our website:
www.philips.com/support or call toll
free 1-800-243-7884 (in US only) or
1-866-800-9311 (in Canada only).
-This product contains a rechargeable
lithium-ion battery which must be
disposed of properly (Fig. 16).
-Contact your local town or city ocials
for battery disposal information. In the
US, you can also call 1-800-822-8837
or visit www.call2recycle.org for battery
drop-o locations (Fig. 16). In Canada,
you can also call 888-224-9764 or visit
www.call2recycle.ca for battery drop-o
-For assistance, visit our website
www.philips.com/support or call
1-800-243-7884 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
Full Two-Year Warranty
Philips North America LLC (USA) and Philips
Electronics Ltd (Canada) warrant this new
product 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
IMPORTANT: This warranty does not cover
damage resulting from accident, misuse or
abuse, lack of reasonable care, the axing
of any attachment not provided with the
product or loss of parts or subjecting the
product to any but the specied voltage.*
NO RESPONSIBILITY IS ASSUMED
FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR
In order to obtain warranty service, simply
go to www.philips.com/support 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
North America LLC and Philips Electronics
Ltd (Canada). This warranty gives you
specic legal rights, and you may also have
other rights which vary from state to state,
province to province or country to country.
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 satised 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
To obtain the money-back
guarantee service, please go to www.
PhilipsMoneyBack.com and follow the
simple 3-step process.
Delivery of refund check will occur 6–8
weeks after receipt of returned product.
In US manufactured for: Philips Personal Health,
A division of Philips North America LLC, P.O. Box
10313, Stamford, CT 06904
In Canada manufactured for: Philips Electronics
Ltd, 281 Hillmount Road, Markham, ON L6C 2S3
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