will gradually return to normal when the tool cools down even
when the tool is unplugged.
Warning! Do not leave the overheated laser switched ON.
Make sure that the switch is in the OFF position and remove
the batteries to remove power from the laser.
Using the laser (fig. J and K)
The laser projects the line of cut (18) on to the surface of the
To switch the laser on, press the button (16).
To switch the laser off, press the button (16) again.
Viewing from directly above the jigsaw, the line of cut (17)
can be easily followed. Should this view be restricted for any
reason, the laser can be used as an alternative cutting guide.
Use a pencil to mark the cutting line (17).
Position the jigsaw over the line (17).
Switch on the laser.
Operating the work light (fig. L and M) ('W' units only)
Units that include a 'W' in the catalogue number are provided
with an LED light (19) to illuminate the area around the
To switch the work light on, slide the switch (20) to the on
To switch the work light off, slide the switch (20) to the
off position (0).
Hints for optimum use
When cutting laminates, splintering may occur which can
damage the presentation surface. The most common saw
blades cut on the upward stroke, therefore if the shoe plate
is sitting on the presentation surface either use a saw blade
that cuts on the downward stroke or:
Use a fine-tooth saw blade.
Saw from the back surface of the workpiece.
To minimise splintering, clamp a piece of scrap wood or
hardboard to both sides of the workpiece and saw through
Be aware that sawing metal takes much more time than
Use a saw blade suitable for sawing metal.
When cutting thin sheet metal, clamp a piece of scrap wood
to the back surface of the workpiece and cut through this
Spread a film of oil along the intended line of cut.
Your Black & Decker tool has been designed to operate over
a long period of time with a minimum of maintenance.
Continuous satisfactory operation depends upon proper tool
care and regular cleaning.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool using a soft
brush or dry cloth.
Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth. Do
not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner. Never let
any liquid get inside the tool and never immerse any part of
the tool into liquid.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your tool needs
replacement, or if it is of no further use to you,
think of the protection of the environment. Black
& Decker repair agents will accept old Black &
Decker tools and ensure that they are disposed
of in an environmentally safe way.
Separate collection of used products and
packaging allows materials to be recycled and
used again. Re-use of recycled materials helps
prevent environmental pollution and reduces the
demand for raw materials.
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of
electrical products from the household, at municipal waste
sites or by the retailer when you purchase a new product.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of Black & Decker products once they have
reached the end of their working life. To take advantage of
this service please return your product to any authorised
repair agent who will collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker office at the
address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of
our after-sales service and contacts are available on the
Internet at: www.2helpU.com.
At the end of their useful life, discard batteries with
due care for our environment. Remove the
batteries as described above.
Place the batteries in suitable packaging to ensure that the
terminals cannot be short-circuited.
Take the batteries to a local recycling station.