Extrait du mode d'emploi : notice PHILIPS HP3699
Les instructions détaillées pour l'utilisation figurent dans le Guide de l'utilisateur.
Press the on/off button to switch on the appliance. cleaning Unplug the appliance and let it cool down for about 15 minutes before you clean it. Never use scouring pads, abrasive cleaning agents or aggressive liquids such as petrol or acetone to clean the appliance. 1 Clean the lamp housing and the base with a moist cloth. Do not let any water run into the appliance. You can clean the outside of the filter with a soft cloth sprinkled with some methylated spirits. storage Do not let the cord come into contact with the filter when it is hot. 1 Unplug the appliance and let it cool down for about 15 minutes before you store it. Always lift or carry the appliance by its handgrip (Fig. Store the InfraCare in a dry place. replacement Filter The filter protects against exposure to undesired light. If the filter is damaged or broken, do not use the appliance anymore. Contact the Philips Consumer Care Centre for information. Note: If the filter breaks or becomes damaged during the guarantee period, contact the Consumer Care Centre to have the appliance replaced. lamp The effectiveness of the lamp does not diminish in the course of time. Do not attempt to replace the lamp if the lamp stops working. Contact the Philips Consumer Care Centre for information. 6
Note: If the lamp stops working during the guarantee period, do not attempt to replace it yourself, but contact the Consumer Care Centre to have the appliance replaced. Environment Do not throw away the appliance with the normal household waste at the end of its life, but hand it in at an official collection point for recycling. By doing this, you help to preserve the environment (Fig. guarantee & service If you need service or information or if you have a problem, please visit the Philips website at www. philips. comorcontactthePhilipsConsumer Care Centre in your country (you find its phone number in the worldwide guarantee leaflet). If there is no Consumer Care Centre in your country, go to your local Philips dealer. troubleshooting If the appliance does not work or does not work properly, first check the list below. If the problem is not mentioned in this list, the appliance probably has a defect. In that case we advise you to contact the Philips Consumer Care Centre. Problem Cause Solution
The appliance does not go on. Theplugmaynotbeinsertedproperlyinto Insert the plug properly into the wall socket. the wall socket. [...] due to rheumatic disorders , For more information about the health benefits, see www. philips. com, search word InfraCare (Fig. Preparing for use 1 Fully unwind the mains cord. 5
Place the appliance on a stable, level surface and make sure there is at least 15cm free space around it to prevent overheating (Fig. The appliance can be used in many different ways. Below you find some examples. - To treat a sore shoulder, a sore neck or part of your upper back area, place the appliance on a table, tilt the lamp housing backwards. Sit down on a chair or stool with your back towards the lamp (Fig. - To treat a lower-back ache, place the appliance on a table beside a chair. Sit down on a chair or stool with your back towards the lamp (Fig. - To treat a sore elbow, place the appliance on a table and sit down beside it (Fig. - To treat a sore calf, place the appliance on the floor and tilt the lamp housing backwards. Sit down on a chair or stool (Fig. - To treat a common cold, place the appliance on a table and sit down on a chair in front of the appliance. Tilt the lamp housing backwards so that the beam of light is directed towards your face (Fig. 3 To adjust the direction of the light beam, tilt the lamp housing forwards or backwards (Fig. 4 Sit or lie down at the right distance from the appliance. At a distance of 25-30cm to the body, the InfraCare treats an area of about 30cm by 20cm (w x h). At a larger distance, the area treated becomes larger and the infrared light and therefore the heat less intense. At a smaller distance, the area treated is smaller and the infrared light and therefore the heat more intense. - Make sure the distance between your body and the appliance is large enough to prevent accidental contact with the hot filter. - Choose a distance at which the heat is comfortable. Note:The heat of the appliance does not reach its full intensity until several minutes after you switch on the appliance. This does not mean, however, that the appliance is not effective during these first minutes. Duration of treatment The duration of the treatment depends on the person to be treated and the type of use. We recommend a few short treatments a day, e. 2 treatments of 15 minutes, on a number of consecutive days to get a result. Note: Practice has shown that a few short treatments a day produce a better result than one longer treatment. [...]..