Philips 912X manual

Philips 912X
  • Number of pages: 2
  • Filetype: PDF
A Razor Head Release Button
B Protective Razor Head Cap
C Shaving Heads
D Razor Head Assembly
E On/Off Button
F LED Charging and Low Battery Indicator
G Anti-slip Grip
Cleaning Brush
Full 2-Year Warranty
45-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Charging requires 12 hours.
Battery performance is best if you recharge
only when the batteries are (almost)
completely empty.
Charging, recharging or storing at temperatures
below 40ºF or higher than 95ºF adversely
affects lifetime of batteries.
Continuously recharging will reduce life of
the batteries.
This razor will not operate corded directly
from the electrical outlet.
Do not leave the razor charging for more than
24 hours.
1 Be certain razor is OFF.
2 Connect cord to razor (Fig. 2).
3 Plug the adaptor into any 120V AC outlet.
Use only the cord provided.
An adaptor plug may be necessary for charging
in some foreign countries. Use an attachment
plug adaptor of the proper configuration for
power outlet.
4 The charging light will light to indicate the
razor is (re)charging (Fig. 1).
5 Charging requires a full 12 hours. A fully
charged razor has a cordless shaving
time of up to 30 minutes.
6 Disconnect the cord and unplug from the
electrical outlet.
Optimize The Working Life of The Battery
After razor has been charged for the first
time, do not recharge razor until the battery
is almost empty.
Do not keep plug permanently plugged in.
1 Recharging requires a full 12 hours.
2 Recharge only when the charging light
lights up orange. This indicates there is
approximately 3 minutes of operating
time left.
3 When razor is fully charged, disconnect
the power cord from razor and outlet.
Use this razor for its intended household use
as described in this manual.
Shaving with a clean, dry face gives the best
1 Remove protective razor head cap.
2 Turn the razor ON by pushing the ON/OFF
button (Fig. 3).
3 Shave against the direction of beard growth
using both straight and circular movements
(Fig. 4).
4 Stretch your skin with your free hand so blades
can lift and cut whiskers. Gently press razor
to skin.
DO NOT press too hard. Too much pressure can
pinch the skin into the heads.
5 Turn the razor OFF by pressing the ON/OFF
6 Put the protective razor head cap on the
razor to protect razor heads (Fig. 5).
Make sure the nub on the protective razor head
cap covers the razor head release button.
Regular cleaning guarantees better shaving results.
Always switch razor OFF before cleaning.
Never clean, remove or replace head assembly
while motor is ON.
Do not apply pressure to combs. Do not touch
razor heads with hard objects as this may dent
or damage precision-made slotted combs.
Battery Removal
This Philips Norelco razor contains a
rechargeable Nickel Metal Hydride battery
which must be disposed of properly (Fig. 16).
Battery should only be removed when
razor is to be discarded.
For assistance, visit our website, or call toll free:
1 Unplug electrical cord from outlet and
razor before dismantling razor.
2 Allow razor to run until the battery is
3 Turn razor OFF.
4 Use a screwdriver to remove the screw at
the bottom of the razor (Fig. 17).
5 Remove the battery compartment (1) and
remove the battery (2) (Fig. 18).
6 Do not attempt to replace battery. Insulate
battery ends by covering with tape and/or
place battery in a small plastic bag.
7 Discard your razor. Do not attempt to
plug electrical cord into the outlet or
recharge the razor after the battery has
been removed.
8 Contact your local town or city officials
for battery disposal information or call
1-800-8-BATTERY or for
battery drop-off locations.
For assistance, call toll free:
1-800-243-3050 or visit our website:
Information is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a
Shaving Head Cleaning Spray
HQ110 -- Philips Norelco Shaving Head
Cleaning Spray
Philips Norelco Razor Accessories may be
purchased at a store near you or on our
After Every Use: Razor Heads
The quickest and easiest way to clean the razor
heads is to rinse them after each use or at least
once a week with hot water: Water from the tap
should be on a hot setting, BUT BE CAREFUL TO
Regular cleaning guarantees better shaving
Do not immerse razor in water.
1 Always turn razor OFF, unplug from outlet
and remove cord from razor before cleaning.
2 Clean outside of Razor Head Assembly by
running under hot water (Fig. 6).
3 Press the Razor Head Release Button (1)
and pull the Razor Head Assembly off the
razor (2) (Fig. 7).
4 Clean inside razor heads by running under
hot water (Fig. 8).
5 Clean inside hair chamber by running under
hot water (Fig. 9).
6 Put the Razor Head Assembly back on the
razor (Fig. 10).
NOTE: Do not wipe or dry the shaving heads
with a towel or tissue. This could damage the
shaving heads.
Every Two Months: Razor Heads
Do not mix up the cutters and combs as the shaving
performance may be adversely affected for several
weeks before optimal shaving performance is
1 Turn razor OFF.
2 Press the razor head release button (1) and
remove the Razor Head Assembly from the
razor housing (2) (Fig. 6).
3 Turn the orange wheel counterclockwise (1)
and remove the retaining frame (2) (Fig. 11).
4 Remove one cutter and comb out of the
retaining frame (Fig.12).
5 Separate the cutter from the comb (Fig. 13).
6 Clean the cutter with the small brush. Brush
carefully in the direction of the arrows
(Fig. 14).
7 Brush the slots of the comb in a circular
motion (Fig. 15).
For optimum performance, razor cutters and combs
should be cleaned in a degreasing liquid (e.g. Philips
Norelco Shaving Head Cleaning Spray, model
HQ110 or alcohol). This helps prevent wear of the
shaving heads.
8 Replace each cutter into the comb and
into the retaining frame.
9 Put the retaining frame into the Razor Head
Assembly and turn the orange wheel
10 Replace the Razor Head Assembly back on
the razor.
This razor has no other user-serviceable parts.
For assistance call 1-800-243-3050.
Be sure razor is turned off. Remove cord from
outlet and razor before storing in a safe, dry
location where it will not be crushed, banged,
or subject to damage.
Do not wrap cord around razor when
Store cord in a safe location where it will
not be cut or damaged.
Do not keep razor permanently plugged into
Do not place or store razor where it can
fall or be pulled into a tub or sink, water
or other liquid while plugged in.
Put the Protective Razor Head Cap on razor
to protect heads.




When using an electric razor, basic safety
precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
Read all instructions before using this


To reduce the risk of electric shock:
1. Do not reach for a corded razor that has
fallen into water. Unplug immediately.
2. Use razor only in dry condition. Do not use
razor while bathing or in a shower.
3. Do not submerge razor in water.
4. Do not place or store a razor while plugged
in where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or
sink. Do not place or drop a razor into
water or other liquid while plugged in.
5. Always unplug this razor from the electrical
outlet immediately after use, except when
razor is (re)charging.
6. Remove power supply cord from razor
before cleaning.
7. When discarding razor, unplug razor and
remove rechargeable battery. See Battery
Removal instructions.


To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric
shock, or injury to persons:
1. Close supervision is necessary when this
razor is used by, on, or near children or
2. Use this razor for its intended household use
as described in this manual. Do not use
attachments not recommended by Philips
Electronics North America Corporation.
3. Never operate this razor if it has a damaged
cord or charging plug, if it is not working
properly, if it has been dropped or damaged,
or dropped into water while plugged in.
For assistance visit or call
4. Keep the razor, cord and charging plug away
from heated surfaces.
5. Never drop or insert any object into any
6. Do not charge or plug in razor outdoors or
operate where aerosol (spray) products are
being used or where oxygen is being
7. Do not use this razor with a damaged or
broken comb, as facial injury may occur.
8. Always attach plug to razor first, then to
outlet. To disconnect, turn razor off then
remove charging plug from outlet.
9. Never put the razor in direct sunlight or
store in a pouch at a temperature above
10. Razor can be rinsed under running tap water.
Do not operate razor until fully dried.
11. To prevent possible damage to the cord, do
not wrap cord around the razor.
12. Do not use the razor in combination with
pre-shave lotions, creams, foams, gels or
other cosmetic products.



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.
Congratulations on your purchase and welcome
to Philips Norelco!
To fully benefit from the support that Philips
Norelco offers, register your product at
Put It to the Test & Shaving Tips
21 Day Trial and Conversion Process. It is a
fact that your skin and beard need time to
adjust to a new shaving system.
Use your new razor exclusively for 3 weeks to
fully enjoy the closeness of a Philips Norelco
At first you may not get as close a shave as
you expect, or your face may even become
slightly irritated. This is normal since your
beard and skin will need time to adjust. Invest
3 weeks and you’ll soon experience the full
joy of your new razor.
Stick with it! If you alternate shaving methods
during the adjustment period, it may make it
more difficult to adapt to the Philips Norelco
shaving system.
If you are still not convinced after 21 days,
Philips Norelco will refund you the full
purchase price, guaranteed.
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Electric Razor

Full Two-Year Warranty
Philips Electronics North America Corporation warrants each new Philips
Norelco Product, Model 912X (except cutters and combs) 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 affixing of any
attachment not provided with the product or loss of parts or subjecting
the product to any but the specified voltage.* Use of unauthorized
replacement parts will void this warranty.
In order to obtain warranty service, simply go to
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.
Manufactured for:
Philips Consumer Lifestyle
A Division of Philips Electronics North America Corporation
P.O. Box 10313, Stamford, CT 06904
Norelco is a Registered Trademark of Philips Electronics
North America Corporation.
PHILIPS is a Registered Trademark of Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
© 2010 Philips Electronics North America Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
LED Charging Indicator
The Charging Indicator Light on the razor
will light up green to indicate razor is
(re)charging (Fig. 1).
Before First Use
Charge the razor before you start using
it (see ‘Charging’). Make sure the razor is
switched off before you start charging it.
Remove any sticker or protective foil from
the razor before using.
Only use the power cord provided to charge
the razor.
The tap symbol on the
back of the razor indicates
that the razor can be
rinsed under running tap



To enjoy the closest and most comfortable shave from
your new Philips Norelco Men’s Razor, the razor should
be used exclusively for 3 weeks. This allows your hair
and skin enough time to adapt to the Philips Norelco
Shaving System. If, after that period of time, you are not
fully satisfied with your Philips Norelco Men’s Razor,
send the product back along with dated sales receipt
and we’ll refund you the full purchase price. The razor
must be shipped prepaid by insured mail, insurance
prepaid, and have the original sales receipt,
indicating purchase price and the date of purchase,
enclosed. We cannot be responsible for lost mail.
The razor must be postmarked no later than 45 days
from the date of purchase. Philips Norelco reserves the
right to verify the purchase price of the razor and limit
refunds not to exceed suggested retail price.
To obtain money-back guarantee return authorization
form, call 1-800-243-3050 for assistance. Please allow
4-6 weeks for delivery of check.
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Philips 912X specifications

Brand Philips
Model 912X
Product Razor
Language English
Filetype PDF
Shaver system Rotation shaver
Number of shaver heads/blades 2
Smooth shaving heads
Shaving system technologies Super Lift & Cut
Control type Buttons
Packaging content
Protection cap
Protective caps
Shaving time 10 day(s)
Power source Battery
Charging time 12 h
Product colour Black
Battery low indication
Charging indicator
Other features
Handle(s) features Non-slip grip
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