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g. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc.,
in accordance with these instructions and in the
manner intended for the particular type of power
tool, taking into account the working conditions
and the work to be performed. Use of the power tool
for operations different from those intended could result
in a hazardous situation.
5. Service
a. Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair
person using only identical replacement parts. This
will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
Electrical safety
This tool is double insulated; therefore no earth wire
is required. Always check that the power supply
corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate.
Additional safety instructions for jigsaws
Warning! Contact with or inhalation of dusts arising
from cutting applications may endanger the health of the
operator and possible bystanders. Wear a dust mask
specifically designed for protection against dust and
fumes and ensure that persons within or entering the
work area are also protected.
Additional safety instructions for Australia and
New Zealand
This appliance is not intended for use by young or infirm
persons without supervision. Children must be supervised
to ensure they do not play with the appliance.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
This tool includes some or all of the following features.
1. On/off switch
2. Lock-on button
3. Variable speed control knob
4. Dust shroud
5. Blade support roller
6. Shoe plate
7. Pendulum stroke selector
8. Dust extraction opening
9. Allen key
Warning! Before attempting any of the following operations,
make sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged and
that the saw blade has stopped.
Fitting the saw blade (fig. A)
Remove the dust shroud (4).
Loosen the screw (10) using the Allen key provided.
Hold the saw blade (11) as shown, with the teeth facing
Insert the shank of the saw blade into the blade holder (12)
as far as it will go.
Tighten the screw (10).
Connecting a vacuum cleaner to the tool (fig. B)
An adaptor is required to connect a vacuum cleaner or dust
extractor to the tool. The adaptor
can be purchased from your local Black & Decker retailer.
Push the adaptor (14) into the opening (8).
Connect the vacuum cleaner hose (15) to the adaptor.
Make sure that the dust shroud (4) is fitted.
Warning! Let the tool work at its own pace. Do not overload.
Adjusting the shoe plate for bevel cuts (fig. C)
The shoe plate can be set to a left or right bevel angle of up to
Loosen the screws (13).
Pull the shoe plate (6) forward, set it to the required angle
and push it back into place. You can use the scale or a
protractor to check the angle.
Make sure that the blade support roller is adjusted correctly.
Tighten the screws (13).
To reset the shoe plate for straight cuts:
Loosen the screws (13).
Pull the shoe plate forward and set it to an angle of
approx. 0°.
Make sure that the blade support roller is adjusted correctly.
Push the shoe plate backward and tighten the screws (13).
Use a square to check the angle.
Setting the pendulum stroke
Set the pendulum stroke selector (7) to the desired position.
- Position 0: for laminates and sheet metal
- Position 1: for plywood, metal and aluminium
- Position 2: for soft wood and pvc
Variable speed control
Set the variable speed control knob (3) to the required
speed range. Use a high speed for wood, medium speed
for aluminium and PVC and low speed for metals other
than aluminium.



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