Dustbuster FLEXI 12 Volt Vacuum Cleaner
Approx. charging time
Your Black & Decker Dustbuster Flex vacuum cleaner
has been designed for dry vacuum cleaning purposes. This
appliance is intended for household use only.
Warning! When using battery-powered appliances, basic
safety precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, leaking batteries, personal
injury and material damage.
Read all of this manual carefully before using the
The intended use is described in this manual. The use
of any accessory or attachment or the performance of
any operation with this appliance other than those
recommended in this instruction manual may present a
risk of personal injury.
Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Do not use near water.
Do not use the appliance to pick up liquids or any
materials that could catch fire.
Do not immerse the appliance in water.
Never pull the charger lead to disconnect the charger
from the socket. Keep the charger lead away from heat,
oil and sharp edges.
This tool 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 safety. Children should be
supervised to ensure that they do not play with the
Unplug the charger before cleaning the charger or
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry
Children should not have access to stored appliances.
Inspection and repairs
Before use, check the appliance for damaged or
defective parts. Check for breakage of parts, damage to
switches and any other conditions that may affect its
Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or
Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or
replaced by an authorized repair agent.
Regularly check the charger lead for damage. Replace
the charger if the lead is damaged or defective.
Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those specified in this manual.
Additional safety instructions for batteries and chargers
Battery and charger
Never attempt to open for any reason.
Do not expose the battery to water.
Do not short circuit the charging terminals on the
vacuum cleaner bowl or the charging unit.
Do not store in locations where the temperature may
Charge only at ambient temperatures between 10°C
Do not incinerate the battery.
When disposing of batteries, follow the instructions
given in the section "Protecting the environment".
Have defective cords replaced immediately.
Do not expose the charging base to water.
Do not open the charging base.
Do not probe the charger.
Your charger has been designed for a specific voltage.
Always check that the mains voltage corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate. Never attempt to replace the
charger unit with a regular mains plug.
This appliance is double insulated; therefore no
earth wire is required. Always check that the
power supply corresponds to the voltage on the
The charger is intended for indoor use only.
Read the instruction manual before use.