To lock the tool, set the forward/reverse slider into the
Selecting the operating mode or torque (fig. D)
This tool is fitted with a collar to select the operating mode and
to set the torque for tightening screws. Large screws and hard
workpiece materials require a higher torque setting than small
screws and soft workpiece materials. The collar has a wide
range of settings to suit your application.
For drilling in wood, metal and plastics, set the collar (3)
to the drilling position by aligning the symbol with the
For screwdriving, set the collar to the desired setting.
If you do not yet know the appropriate setting, proceed as
- Set the collar (3) to the lowest torque setting.
- Tighten the first screw.
- If the clutch ratchets before the desired result is
achieved, increase the collar setting and continue
tightening the screw. Repeat until you reach the correct
setting. Use this setting for the remaining screws.
Drilling in masonry (fig. D & E)
For drilling in masonry, set the collar (3) to the hammer
drilling position by aligning the symbol with the marking.
Slide the speed selector (5) towards the front of the tool
Speed selector (fig. E)
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/re-
verse 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
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. Continu-
ous satisfactory operation depends upon proper tool care and
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 avail-
able for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and
packaging allows materials to be recycled and
Re-use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand
for raw materials.
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of elec-
trical products from the household, at municipal waste sites or
by the retailer when you purchase a new product.