Speed selector (fig. I)
For drilling in steel and for screwdriving applications, slide
the speed selector (5) towards the rear of the tool (1st gear).
For drilling in materials other than steel, slide the speed
selector (5) towards the front of the tool (2nd gear).
Select forward or reverse rotation using the forward/
reverse slider (2).
To switch the tool on, press the switch (1). The tool speed
depends on how far you press the switch.
To switch the tool off, release the switch.
Hints for optimum use
Always apply a light pressure in a straight line with the drill
Just before the drill tip breaks through the other side of the
workpiece, decrease pressure on the tool.
Use a block of wood to back up workpieces that may splinter.
Use spade bits when drilling large diameter holes in wood.
Use HSS drill bits when drilling in metal.
Use masonry bits when drilling in soft masonry.
Use a lubricant when drilling metals other than cast iron
Make an indentation using a centre punch at the centre of
the hole to be drilled in order to improve accuracy.
Always use the correct type and size of screwdriver bit.
If screws are difficult to tighten, try applying a small
amount of washing liquid or soap as a lubricant.
Always hold the tool and screwdriver bit in a straight line
with the screw.
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.
Your charger does not require any maintenance apart from
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on the tool,
remove the battery from the tool. Unplug the charger before
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool and
charger 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.
Regularly open the chuck and tap it to remove any dust
from the interior.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your Black & Decker product
needs replacement, or if it is of no further use to you, do not
dispose of it with household waste. Make this product
available for separate collection.
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
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
Black & Decker batteries can be recharged many
times. At the end of their useful life, discard batteries
with due care for our environment:
Run the battery down completely, then remove it from the
NiCd, NiMH and Li-Ion batteries are recyclable. Take them
to any authorised repair agent or a local recycling station.