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PDF Content Summary: Product Features Register Your New Product Today! By registering your new Remington® product, you will receive these important benefits: Proof of Ownership • Product Protection • Product Registration • Special Offers Register online at: RemingtonProducts.com Remington® hair clippers provide a quick and easy way to create professional-looking haircuts. Developed to combine professional grade blades with premium guide combs, this hair clipper enables you to achieve customized, modern looks and traditional hairstyles. To help you create those styles, and to extend the life of your hair clipper, please read all instructions before using. HC6550 Use and Care Guide ■ IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Never drop or insert any object into any of the appliance’s openings. ■ Do not use outdoors or operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used, or where oxygen is being administered. ■ Make sure the cord is disconnected from the clipper while storing this appliance and cord in a moisture-free area. Do not store it in temperatures exceeding 140°F (60°C). When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be observed, including the following; read all instructions before using this appliance. DANGER ■ Do not use this appliance with a damaged or broken cutter unit, as injury may occur. Always make sure blades are aligned properly. ■ Always attach plug to appliance and then the adapter to the outlet. To disconnect, turn all controls to OFF, then remove adapter from outlet, then detach power cord from the clipper for storage. To reduce the risk of electric shock: ■ Do not use an extension cord or a voltage converter with this appliance. ■ Do not use in area that can be dropped into a sink or bath. ■ Do not wrap the cord around the appliance. ■ Make sure the power adapter and cord do not get wet. Do not plug or unplug the ■ Dispose of batteries properly. Do not incinerate. Batteries may explode if appliance with wet hands. overheated. Do not wrap in metal or aluminum foil. Wrap in newspaper before ■ Do not reach for an appliance that has fallen into water. Unplug it immediately. ■ Do not use while bathing or in the shower. discarding. It is suggested that you contact local battery redemption site(s) in your area. ■ Do not place or drop into water or other liquid. ■ Do not place or store this appliance where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink. ■ Except when charging, always unplug this appliance from the electrical outlet immediately after using. ■ Unplug this appliance before cleaning it. WARNING To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock or injury to persons: SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS ■ This appliance is for household use only. ■ An appliance should never be left unattended when it’s plugged in, except when charging a rechargeable appliance. ■ Close supervision is necessary when this appliance is used by, on, or near children or persons with special needs. ■ Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this manual. ■ Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer. ■ Keep the cord away from heated surfaces. ■ Never operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or if it has been dropped into water. If any of these things happen, return the appliance to an authorized service center for examination and repair. 2 3 5 6 7 1. On/off switch 2. Blade set 3. Vacuum intake 1 4. 11 attachment guide combs 5. Charging indicator 6. Easy removable vacuum chamber 7. Vacuum chamber release button 8. Travel pouch (not shown) 9. Adaptor (not shown) 10. Cleaning brush (not shown) 11. Oil bottle (not shown) 4 How Blade Removal Attaching Guide Comb to Use 1. Unit must be off. Hold unit securely in Charging Your Hair Clipper one hand. Grip blade and push with ■ Clipper must be turned off. your thumb the top of the blade away from the unit. ■ Insert the adapter plug into the bottom of the clipper and plug the adapter unit into a power outlet. The indicator light will blink to indicate that it is charging. 2. Use enough force to move the blade The indicator light will remain on when the clipper is fully charged. off the retaining snaps and rotate ■ The clipper will be fully charged in 3–5 hours. A full charge provides up to 60 blade off bottom tab. minutes of cordless use. 3. Pull blade away from unit. Reverse ■ The batteries cannot be overcharged, but we recommend that charging be order to reattach blade. discontinued if the clipper will not be used for a long period of time. ■ If the clipper has not been used for a month or longer, it is advisable to recharge it for 3–5 hours. 1. Guide combs should be installed by first hooking the blade teeth to front side of guide comb. Then press the back of the guide comb down until it snaps into place. 2. Ensure comb is attached before beginning to cut hair. ■ To preserve the life of the batteries, discharge them by running the clipper until the blades move slowly. Switch off and fully recharge. Do this every six months. ■ Charge the clipper at temperatures between 40o–90oF. ■ Lithium Ion batteries included. See battery removal section for 3. To remove, pull the snap tab on back side of guide comb and pull the comb off. proper disposal of batteries. Charge Level Indicators Hair Length Settings Charge Level Indicator Comb Guide Number: Haircut comb: Charging LED flash slowly 0 1/16” (1.5mm) Low LED flash rapidly 1 1/8” (3mm) Fully Charged LED solid 2 1/4” (6mm) Before Cutting Hair 3 3/8” (9mm) 1. Make sure your hair clipper is operating correctly. 4 1/2” (12mm) 2. The vacuum feature will not function properly if the hair chamber is removed. 3. The person should be seated so that the top of his head is at your eye level. 5 5/8” (16mm) 4. Comb the hair as it is normally styled. 6 3/4” (18mm) 5. Comb out all knots and tangles. 6. Ensure the hair is dry. Hair clippers perform best with dry 7 7/8” (22mm) hair, making it easier to see how much hair is being cut. 7. Hold the hair clipper in the palm of one hand with your 8 1” (25mm) thumb resting firmly on the top of the hair clipper. This grip provides comfortable cutting control. Giving A Comfortable, Even Cut ■ Allow the clipper to cut through the hair without moving it too quickly. Moving the clipper too quickly may create a pulling sensation. As the clipper cuts the hair, the vacuum sucks the clippings through the inlet into the hair chamber. ■ Use short strokes when cutting, and initially use the longest trimming guide. You can always use a closer trimming guide later if you want a closer cut. How to Give a Haircut STEP 1 – Nape of the neck • Set the comb to 3mm or 6mm. • Hold the clipper with the blade teeth pointing upwards. Begin starting at the centre of the head at the base of the neck. • Slowly lift the clipper, working upwards and outwards through the hair, trimming just a little at a time. STEP 2 – Back of the head • With the comb set at 12mm or 18mm, cut the hair at the back of the head. STEP 3 – Side of the head • With the comb set at 3mm or 6mm, trim sideburns. Then change to the longer 9mm guide comb and continue to cut up to the top of the head. • To trim around the ears, remove the trimming guide and replace with either the left or right ear guide. The shorter guide teeth are designed to be toward the ear. Move the clipper from the front of the head to the back. This creates a tapered effect around the ear and back of the neck. STEP 4 – Top of the head • With the 18mm or 22mm guide comb attached, cut hair on top of the head against the direction in which the hair normally grows. Note: For longer desired lengths of more than 22mm, place finger over hairs and guide into the guide comb and blade to better guide the hair trimmings into the vacuum chamber. • Always work from the back of the head. STEP 5 – The finishing touches • The final trim can be made with the hair clipper or the included scissors. Make sure to check over the entire head for any uneven areas. For styled hair or giving quick trims, you may prefer using your hair clipper without the trimming guide. • Use the clipper without a guide comb for close trimming around the base and sides of the neck. • To produce a clean straight line at the sideburns, reverse the hair clipper. • Place the reversed clipper at right angles to the head, tips of the blades lightly touching the skin and then work downwards. Longer Styles • For optimum performance do not trim hair 18mm or longer with one pass of the clipper. • When cutting hair 18mm or longer use a finger on your free hand in between the comb and clipper to guide hair into the blade by applying slight pressure. As you move the clipper up to cut, your finger will help keep the longer hairs from slipping away before they can be cut. If the hair extends well past the hair collection chamber opening, place your finger on top of the chamber near the opening. Short Tapered Styles – “Flat Tops” and Short Cuts • Starting with the longest guide comb attached (25mm), cut from the back of the neck to the crown. Hold the guide comb flat against the head and slowly move the clipper through the hair. • Use the same procedure from the lower side to the upper side of the head. • Then cut the hair against the direction in which it grows and level with the sides. • To give a “flat top” look, the hair on top of the head must be cut over the top of a flat comb. • Use a closer guide comb to taper the hair down to the neckline as desired. Emptying Hair Chamber: 1. Turn off the unit. 2. Hold the unit from the back end of unit, cradling the bottom with one hand. 3. Push the chamber release button with your gripping hand thumb and with your other hand rotate and then lift the chamber off. 4. To empty contents grip the chamber securely in hand with opening facing down over desired collection container. Shake chamber up and down, but stopping rapidly on the down stroke. This may have to be repeated several times. 5. You may have to vigorously shake the chamber or scoop out some of the compacted hair clippings. 6. Be careful not to puncture the screens on the hair chamber while emptying the unit. 7. The mesh side of the vacuum chamber can be opened to aid in hair removal and cleaning of the mesh. The mesh can be brushed or rinsed under water to be cleaned; however it needs to be completely dry before it is reattached to the unit. 8. Once finished emptying, place the chamber back onto the unit by putting the scoop end in first and then gently rotating the mesh end back into place until it clicks. Cleaning and Maintenance Mesh Release Tab 1) Press to release. 2) Then, Grip/Push to swing mesh open. Mesh is hinged to swing open and closed. Troubleshooting Clipper does not work when turned on: ■ Clipper must be charged for a full 3–5 hours. Clipper cutters do not move: ■ The cutting unit may be dirty and clogged. Clean the unit as directed in Cleaning and Maintenance section. Vacuum not functioning properly: ■ Ensure that the chamber has been emptied and correctly placed back into the unit. ■ Check for obstructions in the inlet and air flow path. Fan chamber clogged up: ■ Remove the hair chamber. ■ Using the cleaning brush that has been provided, gently brush between the protective exhaust vents. If necessary, blow into the fan chamber. Hair clippings should become loose and fall out. Cleaning and Maintaining Your Clipper After each use: ■ Brush the accumulated hair from the cutters. ■ Rinse blade. Rinsing your blades - Turn off clipper and detach blades. Rinse the inside of the blades. - Ensure all loose hairs are removed from the blades. - Once blades are cleaned, ensure the blades and unit are thoroughly wiped dry. Caution: Do not rinse the clipper. Only rinse the blades. ■ Place a few drops of clipper oil onto the blades gliding surface. Wipe off excess oil. Every Six Months ■ At regular intervals the blade set should be removed and cleaned. ■ Brush out hairs from between the blades with soft cleaning brush. Do not remove the lubricating grease on the plastic components. It is not necessary to remove the small moving blade from the unit. ■ Place a few drops of clipper oil onto the blades gliding surface. Wipe off excess oil. Cleaning Cautions: ■ Do not use liquid cleaners on the cutters or harsh or corrosive chemicals on the cutter casing. ■ Unplug the clipper from the power outlet when not in use and when cleaning. Storage ■ Always store this appliance and cord in a moisture-free area. ■ Do not wrap the cord around the appliance. ■ Do not store in temperatures above 140oF. Blades ■ It is recommended to oil the blades after every use. ■ Place 2 to 3 drops of lubricating oil on the moving blade and turn on the clipper. The oil should distribute on its own. Wipe off any excess oils. Battery Battery Removal When your rechargeable clipper reaches the end of its useful life, the batteries must be removed and recycled or disposed of properly in accordance with your local and state requirements. The following should be followed for battery removal: ■ Ensure device is unplugged from any electrical outlet and discharged of all power. ■ Remove blade for ease of disassembly and safety by following instructions for blade removal (see Blade Removal section). ■ Remove vacuum chamber by following instructions for emptying chamber. ■ Using a small screwdriver, remove 3 screws at the top of clipper where the vacuum chamber was. ■ Using a small screwdriver, remove 2 screws at the bottom of the unit near the back (plug end). ■ Pry the top housing, starting from the back (plug end). There are snaps help- ing to hold down the housing at the side grips on both sides. Once the snaps are disengaged, then rotate housing up. This will allow the panel to be removed off the latches near the front (blade end). ■ The printed circuit board and batteries are located underneath this panel. ■ Cut or break the wire stamps on both ends of the batteries and remove the batteries. ■ The battery is to be disposed of safely. Note: This clipper is not intended for professional use. Limited Two-Year Warranty Spectrum Brands, Inc. warrants this product against any defects that are due to faulty material or workmanship for a two-year period from the original date of consumer purchase. This warranty does not include damage to the product resulting from accident or misuse. If the product should become defective within the warranty period, we will replace it free of charge. Return your product and sales receipt with your name, address and day time phone number to: Remington Returns Center, 507 Stokely Dr., P.O. Box 1, Deforest, WI 53532. For more information call 800-736-4648 in the US or 800-268-0425 in Canada. Warranty excludes: Storage pouch KEEP ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT AS PROOF OF PURCHASE FOR WARRANTY PURPOSES. Warranty This warranty does not cover products damaged by the following: ■ Accident, misuse, abuse or alteration of the product ■ Servicing by unauthorized persons ■ Use with unauthorized accessories ■ Connecting it to incorrect current and voltage ■ Wrapping cord around appliance causing premature wear and breakage ■ Any other conditions beyond our control No responsibility, obligation, or liability is assumed for the installation or mainte- nance of this product. SPECTRUM BRANDS, INC. SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IM PLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS AND MERCHANTABILITY, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO TWO YEARS FROM DATE OF ORIGINAL PURCHASE. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state or province to province. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental, special or consequential damages. Spectrum Brands, Inc. Money-back Offer If within 30 days after you have purchased your Remington® branded product, you are not satisfied and would like a refund, return it with the sales slip indicat- ing purchase price and date of purchase to the retailer from whom it was pur- chased. Spectrum Brands, Inc. will reimburse all retailers who accept the product within 30 days from the date of purchase. If you have any questions concerning the money-back guarantee, please call 800-736-4648 in the US or 800-268-0425 in Canada. Remington Guarantees Satisfaction After 30 Days! Remington Men’s Shave and Groom 60-Day Money Back Guarantee* If within 60 days after purchasing any Remington® branded Men’s Shave and Groom product, you are not completely satisfied and would like a refund, return it with the original dated sales receipt directly to Remington and receive a full refund.** For questions concerning the money-back guarantee, please call 800- 736-4648 in the US or 800-268-0425 in Canada. *Applies to US and Canadian customers’ returns only. **Terms and conditions apply. Terms and Conditions 1. Refund will be in the form of a check issued in US Dollars and will be provided only if all Terms and Conditions are met. 2. The following items must be returned to Remington and postmarked no later than 60 days after purchase of the Remington® branded Men’s Shave and Groom product: a. The Remington® product; b. The original sales receipt indicating price and date purchased; and c. The completed 60-day money back guarantee form located at RemingtonProducts.com/60day. 3. In addition, Remington, in its discretion, must determine that the returned product was used in accordance with the instruction booklet (included with the product at the time of purchase). 4. Returns should be mailed prepaid (no collect returns accepted) to: Remington 60-Day MBG 507 Stokely Drive, Box 1 DeForest, WI 53532 5. Refund does not include postage costs for the return of the product, but will include applicable taxes paid by customer, if any. 6. No responsibility will be accepted for late, lost, stolen, misdirected or damaged product. 7. Please allow 4–6 weeks to receive your refund by check. Questions or comments: Call 800-736-4648 in the US or 800-268-0425 in Canada or visit RemingtonProducts.com. Dist. by: Spectrum Brands, Inc., Middleton, WI 53562 Dist. by: Spectrum Brands Canada Inc. 131 Saramia Crescent Vaughan, ON L4K 4P7 ® Registered Trademark of Spectrum Brands, Inc. © 2015 Spectrum Brands, Inc. 6/15 12869-00 Made in China. T22-0003514 Contains a listed adaptor.
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