Arc5 Premium 5-Blade Wet/Dry Shaver ES-LV61-A


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  • Achieve maximum closeness and comfort with premium 5-blade shaving system
  • Shave more efficiently with ultra-sharp Nanotech blades
  • Multi-Flex head glides smoothly over face, chin and jaw
  • Linear motor maintains peak performance throughout battery life
  • Use dry or in the shower with wet/dry convenience
  • 100% washable -- cleans in seconds under running water
  • LED display, built-in pop-up trimmer, travel pouch included
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What's in the Box?

Legendary Craftsmanship. A Tradition of Innovation.

Advancing the Japanese art of crafting exceptionally sharp and durable swords, Panasonic has applied state-of-the art blade technology to the Panasonic ARC5 Series shavers.

The result is precision blades of extraordinary strength and performance.
And the edge you need for an extremely close, comfortable shave.

Advanced 5-Blade ARC Shaving System

The powerful wet/dry, ARC 5-blade system combines personalized shaving performance with multi-blade precision to gently cut through facial hair for consistently smooth results. Ultra-thin, ultra-sharp Nanotech™ blades and ARC foils are forged from premium Japanese stainless steel.

Five Floating, Precision Blade System

Cut cleanly, quickly and efficiently through any beard thickness for exceptionally smooth shaving with five ultra-thin, nano-polished, independently floating stainless-steel blades, each precision honed to a perfect 30° angle for exceptional durability and sharpness.

Close, Personalized Comfort

As you shave, an advanced 3D Multi-Flex™ Pivoting Head flexes up-and-down, side-to-side and back-and-forth
to follow the individual contours of your face, neck and jaw for the ultimate in close, personalized comfort

ARC5 Skin Comfort Foil™ System

Three micro-thin, hypoallergenic ARC foils and dual, super-smooth skincare rollers work together to provide an exceptionally close shave.
• The Finishing Foil captures and cuts stubborn hairs
• A Lift-Tech Foil uses reverse-tapered edges to lift, hold and cut flat-lying hair
• The Quick-Comb Blade is specially angled to catch and cut longer hairs
• Two Skincare Rollers help reduce friction on the skin for a more comfortable shave

Performance, With an Individual Touch

Powered by a high-efficiency 14,000 CPM linear-drive motor, the Panasonic Shaver also features a Beard Sensor that automatically adjusts power levels to match varying beard densities on the face, chin and neck. And when shaving is done, a pop-up trimmer adds the perfect edge to sideburns and mustaches.

Shave Conveniently,
Dry or In the Shower

When you're in a hurry, the shaver provides a quick, smooth dry shave. And, because it's designed to be 100% washable and fully immersible in water, it performs just as efficiently in the shower or over the sink using your favorite shaving foam or gel.

Natural, Sure-Grip Design

Designed to fit naturally in either hand, the sleek, masculine, metal handle and ergonomic, soft-touch rubber grip ensure total shaving control, even when used in the shower.

Check Shaver
Status at a Glance

The smart, easy-to-read 10-stage LED in the handle makes it quick and simple to monitor shaver functions like battery power level, recharging status, travel lock on/off and more.

Great for Travel

For shaving and grooming away from home, a durable travel pouch is included to easily carry/store the shaver and AC adapter/charger. Fits neatly into bags and luggage.

ARC5 Shaver Replacement Blades and Foils

To help maintain the level of grooming comfort and satisfaction you demand from your shaver, the high-performance blades and foils should be replaced once every one to two years* with genuine, easy-to-install Panasonic replacements blades, foils and skincare rollers.

Outer Foil and Inner Blade Combo : WES9034P (Set)
Inner Blade: WES9170P (Set of 2 blades only)
Outer Foil: WES9175P (Foil only)

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    • Adjustable Pivot Action Head
    • Motor Speed
    • Inner Blade Angle
    • Patented High Speed Linear Motor
    • Floating Blade System
    • Power Source
    • Charging Time
    • Wet/Dry
    • Pop-up Trimmer
    • Shaves per Charge (3 min./1 shave)
    • Replacement Foil
    • Replacement Blade
    • Replacement Set
    • Accessories
    • Dimensions (H x W x D)
    • Weight
    • UPC 885170058217


Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 23 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best Razor Bar None I'm that guy that has had just about every razor on the market and this razor is the best so far. My beard is so thick, when I go to the local Barber, he has to use about three straight razor blades to finish my shave. This Arc5 razor cuts so close and easily, by the end of the day, I still don't have a 5 O'Clock shadow. I would recommend the Arc5 models and pass on the cleaner. Just clean your razor in the sink after every shave and save your money on the auto cleaner. Thanks! August 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazing shaver It has been many years since I used an electric shaver, this one blows most that I have used out of the water. The next best thing would be a regular shaving blade. It gets close, and doesn't irritate the skin. I use this with electric pre shave, and Donald Trump Success after shave. Go and buy this shaver and you wont be disappointed. February 28, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by one of the best shaver one of the best shaver out there, can do both wet and dry shave. easy to clean February 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very close, quick shave I've used them all over the past 40 years, even older Panasonic's. After using the arc 5 for only a week, it's the closest, fastest most comfortable shave I've experienced. I changed from a rotary and had no irritation or chafing. I am very pleased so far. December 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best I've ever used I got an email offer to get this razor at half-price. I had a similar, lower-end model & liked it so I took the plunge & I'm glad I did. This is the only electric razor I've ever owned that pretty well shaves as close as a blade. I guess it has something to do with the 30 degree angle of the blades? Of course, technique is important as well - if I keep a VERY light touch & make several passes over each area I get fantastic results - the key is repetition, not more pressure! December 8, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Great shaver...for now So far, so good. Definitely a step up in performance from my ES-LA63. That shaver was great, too. I would have kept it if the LCD hadn't failed. As so many have noted, these LCDs tend to fail leaving you without knowing how much charge is left. It usually happens after the warranty expires. My trusty LA-63 was replaced once but after that unit's LCD failed I was out of luck according to Panasonic customer service. I just hope that I can get a few years out of the LV-61. October 14, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good Close Shave Replaced my 20 year old Norelco. Shaves close and smooth. Feels good in hand. Trimmer works well. Value only fair because of high price and, so far, (in breaking-in period) relatively short battery life between charges. October 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great shaves Works better than my older Pana. 4 blade shaver. Bought this as a replacement for a lost razor. It shaves much closer. I can actually use this one on Mon. morning after skipping shaving for a couple of days. I used to be forced to a blade on Mon. mornings. The 5 blade is faster, takes fewer passes, and provides a shave as close to a blade as anything I've ever used. Highly recommend. September 18, 2015
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