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  • Brand: Philips
  • Product: Barbecue
  • Model/name: HD4469
  • Filetype: PDF
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Table of Contents

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A HD4407/HD4467
B HD4408/HD4469
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General description (Fig. 1)
A Grill (HD4407/HD4467 only)
1 Red temperature light
2 Temperature control
3 Grilling plates
4 Fixing clips of grilling plates
5 Cool-touch handgrips
6 Drainage groove
7 Storage hook for grease tray
8 Grease tray
9 Cord storage facility
B Grill (HD4408/HD4469 only)
1 Red power-on light
2 Green ready-to-cook light
3 Temperature control
4 Grilling plates
5 Fixing clips of grilling plates
6 Cool-touch bracket
7 Cool-touch handgrip
8 Drainage groove
9 Timer button
10 Timer display
11 Grease tray
12 Cord storage facility
Read this user manual carefully before you use the appliance and save it for future reference.
- Do not immerse the appliance or the mains cord in water or any other liquid.
- Check if the voltage indicated on the appliance corresponds to the local mains voltage before
you connect the appliance.
- If the mains cord is damaged, you must have it replaced by Philips, a service centre authorised by
Philips or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
- This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given
supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their
- Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
- Do not let the mains cord hang over the edge of the table or worktop on which the
appliance stands.
- Keep the mains cord away from hot surfaces.
- Do not let the appliance operate unattended.
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- Only connect the appliance to an earthed wall socket.
- Put the appliance on a flat, stable surface with sufficient free space around it.
- Always preheat the grilling plates before you put any food between them.
- The accessible surfaces may become hot when the appliance is operating (Fig. 2).
- Be careful of spattering fat when you grill fatty meat or sausages.
- Always unplug the appliance after use.
- Always clean the appliance after use.
- Let the appliance cool down completely before you remove the grilling plates, clean the
appliance or put it away.
- Never touch the grilling plates with sharp or abrasive items, as this damages the non-stick
- Make sure you reassemble the grilling plates properly after you have removed them.
- This appliance is intended for normal household use only. It is not intended for use in
environments such as staff kitchens of shops, offices, farms or other work environments. Nor is it
intended to be used by clients in hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts and other residential
- Never connect this appliance to an external timer switch or remote control system in order to
avoid a hazardous situation.
- If the appliance is used improperly or for professional or semi-professional purposes or if it is
not used according to the instructions in the user manual, the guarantee becomes invalid and
Philips refuses any liability for damage caused.
Electromagnetic field (EMF)
This Philips appliance complies with all standards regarding electromagnetic fields (EMF). If handled
properly and according to the instructions in this user manual, the appliance is safe to use based on
scientific evidence available today.
Before first use
1 Remove the insert between the grilling plates and remove any stickers.
2 Wipe the outside of the appliance with a damp cloth.
3 Clean the grilling plates thoroughly (see chapter ‘Cleaning’).
Note:The appliance may produce some smoke when you use it for the first time.This is normal.
Using the appliance
Three grilling positions
- Contact grill position (Fig. 3)
This position is especially suitable for quick high-temperature grilling on both sides (rump steaks,
hamburgers etc.) and for making toasted sandwiches or paninis.
Note: Both grilling plates are in contact with the food.
- Oven grill position (Fig. 4)
This is the ideal position to grill and cook au gratin at the same time.The oven grill position is also
suitable for the preparation of all kinds of ‘open’ toasts, e.g. with egg, tomato, peppers and/or onion
rings, covered with cheese.
Note:The upper grilling plate must not touch the food.
- Barbecue grill position (Fig. 5)
In this position, the grill offers a large grilling surface for the preparation of all kinds of snacks, such as
shashlik, satay, vegetables, fruits etc.
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1 Fully unwind the mains cord from the storage facility in the hinges of the appliance (Fig. 6).
2 Make sure the grill is closed.Then put the plug in the wall socket (Fig. 7).
, HD4408/HD4469 only:The red power-on light goes on to indicate that the grill is connected
to the mains.
3 Turn the temperature control to the temperature setting that is appropriate for the
ingredients to be grilled. See the food table at the beginning of this booklet.
, The red light indicates that the grill is heating up.
Never let the appliance operate unattended.
4 Let the appliance heat up.
- HD4408/HD4469 only:Wait until the green ready-to-cook light goes on.
- HD4407/HD4467 only:Wait until the red temperature light goes out.
5 Open the grill to put the ingredients on the grilling plate or plates.
Be careful: the grilling plates are hot.
- Contact grill and oven grill positions: open the grill halfway (Fig. 8).
- Barbecue grill position: open the grill halfway and pull the upper grilling plate up to its highest
position (1).Then put the grill in open position (2) (Fig. 9).
6 Place the grease tray under the drainage groove to collect fat or juice. (Fig. 10)
7 Place the ingredients on the grilling plate or plates (Fig. 11).
For an optimal result, place the ingredients in the centre of the grilling plate or plates.
The grilling time depends on the type of ingredients, their thickness and your personal taste. See the
food table at the beginning of this booklet for recommended grilling times.
Note: During the grilling process, the green ready-to-cook light goes out (HD4408/HD4469 only) or the
temperature light goes on (HD4407/HD4467 only) from time to time to indicate that the grill is heating
up to the preset temperature setting.
- Contact grill position and oven grill position: put the food in the middle of the lower grilling
- Barbecue grill position: spread the food on top of the grilling surface.Turn the food from time to
time with a wooden or plastic spatula.
8 Close the grill (only for contact grill and oven grill positions).
- Contact grill position: lower the upper grilling plate carefully onto the ingredients.The upper
grilling plate now rests on the food. In this way, the food is grilled evenly on both sides (Fig. 12).
- Oven grill position: pull the upper grilling plate up to its highest position (1) and then put it in
horizontal position (2).The upper grilling plate must not touch the food (Fig. 13).
9 Open the appliance when the required grilling time has elapsed (only for contact grill and
oven grill positions).
10 Remove the food with a wooden or plastic spatula.
Do not use metal, sharp or abrasive kitchen utensils.
11 If you want to grill another batch of food, remove excess oil from the plates with a piece of
kitchen paper.
12 Wait until the green ready-to-cook light goes on (HD4408/HD4469 only) or the
temperature light goes out (HD4407/HD4467 only) before you put the food on the grilling
plate or plates.
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Timer (HD4408/HD4469 only)
The timer indicates the end of the grilling time, but does NOT switch off the appliance.
Note:You can also use the grill without setting the timer.
1 Press the timer button to set the grilling time in minutes. (Fig. 14)
, The set time becomes visible on the display.
2 Keep the button pressed to put the minutes forward quickly. Release the button once the
required grilling time has been reached.
The maximum time that can be set is 99 minutes.
, Three seconds after you have set the grilling time, the timer starts to count down.
, While the timer counts down, the remaining grilling time flashes on the display.The last
minute is displayed in seconds.
Note:You can erase the timer setting by pressing the timer button for 3 seconds (at the moment the time
flashes) until ‘00’ appears.
3 When the preset time has elapsed, you hear an audible signal.After 10 seconds, the audible
signal is repeated. Press the timer button to stop the audible signal.
Grilling times
At the beginning of this booklet, you find a food table with ingredients you can prepare with the grill.
The table gives indications of which temperature to select, how long the food has to be grilled and
the appropriate position of the grill.The time necessary to preheat the appliance is not included in
the indicated grilling time.
The actual grilling time and temperature depend on the type of food that is prepared (e.g. meat), its
thickness and its temperature and also on your own taste. See also the indications on the grill.
- Lightly grease the food to be grilled (instead of the grilling plates) with a little butter or oil.This
prevents excess butter or oil from smoking.
- The grill is unsuitable for grilling breadcrumbed food.
- Sausages tend to burst when you grill them.To prevent this, punch a few holes in them with a
- For the best result, make sure the pieces of meat you use are not too thick (approx. 1.5cm).
- Fresh meat gives better grilling results than frozen or defrosted meat.
- When you prepare satay, chicken, pork or veal, first sear the meat at a high temperature (setting
5).Then set the temperature control one position lower and grill the food until it is done.
- If you want to defrost frozen food, put the appliance in the oven grill position, wrap the frozen
food in aluminium foil. Set the temperature control to setting 1 or 2.The defrosting time
depends on the weight of the food.
Never use abrasive cleaning agents and materials, as this damages the non-stick coating of the
Never immerse the appliance in water.
1 Unplug the appliance and let it cool down.
2 Remove excess oil from the plates with a piece of kitchen paper before you remove the
3 Remove the grilling plates (Fig. 15).
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To remove the plates, press on the fixing clips on the appliance and then lift the plates out of the
4 Clean the grilling plates and the grease tray with a soft cloth or sponge in hot water with
some washing-up liquid or in the dishwasher (Fig. 16).
Soak the grilling plates in hot water for five minutes with some washing-up liquid to remove
residues.This loosens any caked food or grease.
5 Dry the grilling plates and reassemble them (Fig. 17).
- Put the appliance in the barbecue grill position.
- Place the rear edge of the grilling plates on the appliance (1). Lower the grilling plates onto the
appliance and press them down under the fixing clip (2).
6 Clean the outside of the appliance with a damp cloth.
Replacing the timer battery (HD4408/HD4469 only)
The battery lasts approximately two years in case of normal domestic use.This timer runs on 1
button-type L1131 (1.55V) lithium battery, which is generally available.
1 Put the appliance in barbecue grill position and remove the screw from the hinge (Fig. 18).
2 Close the appliance, turn it around and put it in upright position (1). Remove the top screw
(2) and bottom screw (3) from the hinge (Fig. 19).
3 Remove the hinge cover from the hinge and take the timer out of the hinge cover (Fig. 20).
4 Open the battery compartment cover of the timer with a coin and remove the old battery.
Dispose of the old battery (see chapter ‘Environment’) (Fig. 21).
5 Place the new battery in the battery compartment with the + pole facing the battery
compartment cover (Fig. 22).
6 Place the battery compartment cover back onto the timer. Use a coin to fasten it again.
7 Insert the timer into the hinge cover and reattach the hinge cover to the hinge.
8 Insert and tighten the screws in reverse order. Start with the appliance in upright position
and then put it in barbecue grill position.
- Non-rechargeable batteries contain substances that may pollute the environment. Do not throw
away non-rechargeable batteries with the normal household waste, but dispose of them at an
official collection point for batteries.Always remove the non-rechargeable battery before you
discard and hand in the appliance at an official collection point.
- 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. 23).
1 Wind the mains cord around the storage facility in the hinges of the appliance. (Fig. 24)
2 Attach the grease tray to the bottom of the appliance.
- HD4407/HD4467 only: Hang the grease tray from the hook on the bottom of the
appliance. (Fig. 25)
- HD4408/HD4469 only: Slide the grease tray under the bracket on the bottom of the appliance
(‘click’) (Fig. 26).
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3 Store the appliance in upright position in a safe and dry place.
Guarantee and service
If you need service or information or if you have a problem, please visit the Philips website at www. or contact the Philips Consumer 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.
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