MicroTouch Switchblade Instructions

Getting Started with Your Micro Touch Switchblade:

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INSERTING BATTERIES INTO YOUR MICRO TOUCH SWITCHBLADE
1) Slide the battery compartment cover lock following the direction of the arrow located at the bottom of the trimmer to open the compartment cover (Illustration 1).
2) Insert (2) AAA batteries as shown (Illustration 2).
3) Close the battery compartment cover then slide the compartment cover lock to close (Illustration 1).

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Warning:
• Keep out of reach of children
• Do not look directly into light during use
• Use caution when using trimmer head around eyes
• Do Not Mix Old and New Batteries
• Do Not Mix Alkaline, Standard, or Rechargeable Batteries

HOW TO USE MICROTOUCH SWITCHBLADE (TM) MICRO-TRIMMER:
Best for: Beard and mustache sculpting, nose & ear hair trimming & sideburns
micro-touch-switchblade-illustration-03-REV1) Remove the protective cap from the micro trimmer then press the on/off button once to turn on (Illustration 3).
Important: Micro trimmer will not turn on unless the full size trimmer head is locked in the down position.
2) Hold the Micro Touch Switchblade at a 45 degree angle to desired area and trim in the opposite direction of your hair growth.
3) Continue to trim in the opposite direction of the hair growth until the hair is removed.
Tip: For the cleanest hair removal, pull your skin tight with one hand while trimming.
Important: To avoid damage to your MicroTouch Switchblade, be sure that the batteries are inserted in the proper direction indicated by the +/- signs. If your MicroTouch Switchblade trimmer will not be used for a long period of time, remove the batteries from the unit.

USING THE MICRO TRIMMER COMB ATTACHMENTS: 
Best for: eyebrow trimming and grooming
Included with your MicroTouch Switchblade are two micro trimmer comb attachments for trimming eyebrows/mustaches. The 2mm/4mm comb is for trimming shorter hairs. The 6mm comb is for trimming longer hairs.
micro-touch-switchblade-illustration-04-REV1) Trimmer should be turned off.
2) Align the grooves on the Micro Trimmer Comb Attachment with the grooves on the Micro Trimmer Head (Illustration 4).
3) Slide the appropriate side of the Micro Trimmer Comb Attachment onto the Micro Trimmer Head. Comb attachments may be washed under running water after removing from trimmer. However be sure they are thoroughly dry before re-use.
Note: When using the 2 sided 2mm/4mm Micro Trimmer Comb Attachment, be sure the trimming size you prefer is facing the area you wish to trim.

To remove the Micro Trimmer Comb Attachment, turn the power off, hold the center of the unit and simply slide the Comb off.

 

MICROTOUCH SWITCHBLADE CARE AND MAINTENANCE:
Important: Water will cause damage to your Micro Touch Switchblade. Do not use Micro Touch Switchblade in a damp room or near water. When not in use, be sure Micro Touch Switchblade is turned off and stored in a cool, dry area.

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HOW TO USE MICROTOUCH SWITCHBLADE (TM) FULL-SIZE TRIMMER: 
Best for: trimming the back of neck, chest hair, arm hair
To turn on the Microtouch Full Size Trimmer hold the back of the unit then slide the protective cover of the full size trimmer towards the Micro Trimmer Head from the underside of the unit (Illustration 5) keeping your palm clear of the blade. DO NOT slide the cover from the top side of the unit (Illustration 6). Doing so exposes your hand to the Trimmer Blade and may cause skin abrasion.

Important: Full size trimmer head will not turn on until the trimmer cover locks into the up position.

Trimming Body Hair (no comb attachment):
1) Hold the trimmer at a 45 degree angle to your skin and trim in the opposite direction of hair growth.
2) Continue to trim until the desired result. DO NOT apply excess pressure to the blade. Doing so may result in injury to the skin and/or damage to the blade.

Trimming Necklines (no comb attachment):
1) Hold the trimmer at a 45 degree angle to your skin and trim in the opposite direction of hair growth.
2) Continue to trim until the desired result. DO NOT apply excess pressure to the blade. Doing so may result in injury to the skin and/or damage the blade.

Trimming Beards (WITH comb attachment):
Tip: When choosing an attachment, start with the longer trimming comb attachment. If you desire a shorter length change the comb attachment to the next size.
1) Comb your beard/mustache in the direction of hair growth.
2) Determine the length you want the beard/mustache to be to determine the appropriate comb attachment (Illustration 7).
3) Slide the Full Size Trimmer blade protective cover to expose the blade.
4) PRESS THE ON/OFF SWITCH TO TURN THE BLADE OFF.
5) Attach the comb then turn the unit back on.
6) Start trimming under your chin and work toward your ear and beard line. Trim in different directions for a uniform trim.

Trimming Head Hair (WITH comb attachment):
Note: When choosing an attachment start with the longer trimming comb attachment and if you desire a shorter length change the comb attachment to the next size.
micro-touch-switchblade-illustration-08-REV1) Determine the length you want your hair to be and attach the appropriate comb attachment per the instructions above.
2) Comb the trimmer through your hair in a normal combing motion. If you are not getting the desired trimming results, lift your hair from the scalp and comb through (Illustration 8).
3) Repeat the same steps for each side of your head. Make sure each side is even with each other.
4) Trim from front to back using the combing motion.

Trimming the hair on the back of your head:
1) Hold the trimmer with the attachment horizontally and comb in an upward and out motion.

 

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