have proved to be carcinogenic, and cause foetal damage
or other fertility problems. Examples of such chemicals are:
f lead from lead-based paint
f crystalline silica from bricks, cement and other
f arsenic and chromium from chemically treated wood.
f The risk of exposure to these chemicals depends on
how often you do this type of work. You can reduce
exposure to these chemicals by keeping the work area
well ventilated and using approved safety equipment,
such as a breathing mask that filters out microscopic
ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FOR BATTERIES AND CHARGERS
f Never attempt to open for any reason.
f Do not expose the battery to water.
f Do not expose the battery to heat.
f Do not store in locations where the temperature may
exceed 40 °C.
f Charge only at ambient temperatures between
10 °C and 40 °C.
f Charge only using the charger provided with the tool.
f When disposing of batteries, follow the instructions
given in the section "Protecting the environment".
f Use your BLACK+DECKER charger only to charge
the battery in the tool with which it was supplied.
Other batteries could burst, causing personal injury
f Never attempt to charge non-rechargeable batteries.
f Have defective cords replaced immediately.
f Do not expose the charger to water.
f Do not open the charger.
f Do not probe the charger.
f Carefully read all instructions and warnings on the
battery charger, the battery and the product that the
battery will be used for before using the battery charger.
f Do not dismantle the charger, or attempt to modify or
repair it. Do not use the charger if it has been subjected
to a heavy blow, has been dropped, or damaged in
any other way.
f Replace damaged power cords immediately. Incorrect
assembly can cause a fire or electric shock.
f Do not charge the batteries in damp or wet areas. Do
not expose the charger to rain or snow. Do not attempt
to charge the battery if it is cracked or damaged – risk
of fire, electric shock and/or short circuiting.
f Charging temperature: 0 to 10°C. Storage temperature:
max. 40°C. The charger automatically shuts off if
the ambient temperature becomes too high. As soon
as the ambient temperature has cooled down,
the charger will resume operating.
f The adapter, charger and battery become hot when
charging. Do not place the appliance on soft surfaces
that can prevent the circulation of air – risk of
overheating. Unplug the power cord immediately if the
charger or battery starts to smell abnormally, smoke
or melt. Do not use the charger or battery again.
f Do not use accessories other than those recommended
or sold by the manufacturer. The use of other accessories
can result in fire, electric shock or personal injury.
Warning! When the battery is not is use keep it away
from other metal objects such as paperclips, coins, keys,
nails, screws and other small metal objects that can short
circuit the terminals. Short circuiting can result in fire and/
or personal injury. Do not expose the battery to naked
flames or high temperatures, risk of explosion.
Disposal of used batteries
Important! Never attempt to modify or open the battery
– risk of fire and/or personal injury. Before disposing of the
battery, put heavy-duty tape over the battery terminals to
prevent short circuiting. Lithium-ion batteries
Recycle used batteries in accordance with local regulations.
Removing the battery
Run the tool until the battery is completely discharged.
1. Undo the screws on the casing with a Phillips
2. Open the casing by lifting it up from the front end of
3. Release the wires from the power switch.
4. Remove the battery and put heavy-duty tape over the
battery terminals, or put the battery in a plastic bag, to
5. Recycle used batteries in accordance with local
Fitting and removing a screwdriver bit (fig. B)
This tool uses screwdriver bits with a 1/4" (6,35 mm)
1. To fit a bit, insert the bit shaft into the bit holder (5)
until it locks into place.
2. To remove a bit, pull the bit shaft out of the bit holder (5).
Charging the battery (Fig. A)
f To charge the battery, insert the charger plug (8) into
the connector (9).
f Plug in the charger (7).
f Leave the tool connected to the charger for 17 hrs.
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