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Controls And Functions - Black & Decker TC212B Instruction Manual

Travel cooler and warmer
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promote your unit's cooling capacity on warm days, try reusable frozen ice packets. These are particularly
helpful in keeping your unit cold while unplugged.
When using the unit as a warmer, it will warm to approximately 120°F (48.8°C). On cold days, the unit will
need more time to reach the maximum warm temperature.
The Black & Decker® Travel Cooler & Warmer can be used with most food and beverages, either cold or
hot. Use with standard household containers or ready-to-use food and drink packaging. Ideal as a:
Cooler
Beverages: sodas, beer, wine, juice, milk, iced tea or coffee, shakes, thirst quenchers, water and more —
in cans, bottles, cartons, pouches, sport bottles, etc.
Food:
salads, sandwiches, deli meats, hamburgers, hot dogs, meat or fish, buns, condiments and
dips, etc.
Desserts:
puddings, fruit cups, yogurts, etc.
Snacks:
fruit, candy, chocolate, cookies, fruit bars, chips, etc.
Warmer
Beverages: hot coffee and tea, cocoa, milk, etc.
Food:
leftovers, pre-packaged/pre-heated meals, take-out foods, soups, covered dishes, stews,
casseroles, etc.
FEATurES
• Compact, lightweight, completely portable — use with vehicle's or boat's 12 volt DC accessory outlet, or
appropriate 12 volt DC power supply
• Non-wearing thermo-electric system cools to approx. 40°F (or 22.2°C) below surrounding air temperature
or warms to approximately 120°F (48.8°C)
• Built-in holder for two cups or two cans
• Use with standard household containers or ready-to-use packaging
• Rests on vehicle seat or floor for easy access
• Padded lid
• Extra-long, 7' (2.13 meters), 12 volt DC power cord with built-in 5-amp fuse-protected plug to protect the
unit and power source
• Convenient, detachable shoulder strap for easy portability
• Durable, weather-resistant construction with easy-open-and-close lid
• Environmentally friendly, CFC-free, polyurethane liner
• Cold/heat transfer to foods via temperature-efficient liner
• Built-in heat dissipation fan with long-life, brushless motor
• HOT/OFF/COLD sliding power switch
• "COLD" and "HOT" LED indicators
• "LOW VEHICLE BATTERY" LED Indicators

CONTrOlS ANd FuNCTIONS

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POWErING THE TrAvEl COOlEr ANd WArmEr
Connecting to a Portable 12 volt dC Power Supply, For use Away From vehicle
• Make sure the unit's HOT/OFF/COLD switch is in the OFF position.
• Insert the 12 volt DC plug on the power cord into the 12 volt DC socket on the portable power supply.
• Continue with steps 3-9 for cooler or warmer function. Observe all CAUTIONS and WARNINGS.
Note:
When used with a rechargeable power supply, a full-charge on the power source is recommended for optimum performance.
When using a vehicle' s 12 volt DC accessory outlet as a power source, be aware that some vehicles require you to turn on the
ignition to power the accessory outlet.
OPErATING INSTruCTIONS
Keep the HOT/OFF/COLD switch in OFF position for five minutes before switching between hot and
cold.
using the Travel Cooler and Warmer as a Cooler
1. Make sure the unit's HOT/OFF/COLD switch is in the OFF position. Start vehicle or turn ignition to
"accessory" position.
2. Insert the DC plug into the vehicle's 12 volt DC accessory outlet.
3. Move the HOT/OFF/COLD switch on the cooler to the COLD position.
4. The COLD LED indicator will light to show the unit is cooling.
5. Place items into the cooler and close the lid. Do not overstuff the cooler or keep the lid from closing.
6. Keep cooler lid closed during operation and reclose it quickly when adding items to it or removing
items from it.
7. After use, turn the switch to the OFF position and empty the cooler.
8. Disconnect the power cord from the vehicle's accessory outlet.
9. Clean unit as described in the Care & Maintenance section of this manual.
• The cooler takes about 120-200 minutes to reach its maximum cool temperature (approximately 40°F
[or 22.2°C] below that of surrounding air). It is recommended that items to be placed in the cooler be
pre-chilled.
This will assist the cooler in reaching the lowest temperature as quickly as possible.
• Food will stay cool for some time after the unit is disconnected or turned off, but temperature will rise to
that of the surrounding air.
CAUTION: TO AVOID RISK OF INJURY:
• Observe common sense hygiene rules, as with any cooling unit. Do not eat or drink perishable items that
may have spoiled or become contaminated from lack of proper temperature control.
using the Travel Cooler and Warmer as a Warmer
1. Make sure the unit's HOT/OFF/COLD switch is in the OFF position. Start vehicle, or turn ignition to
"accessory" position.
2. Insert the DC plug into the vehicle's 12 volt DC accessory outlet.
3. Move the HOT/OFF/COLD switch on the cooler to the HOT position.
4. The HOT LED indicator will light to show that the unit is warming.
5. Put items into the warmer and close the lid. Do not overstuff the warmer or keep the lid from closing.
The unit's warming system is monitored by an automatic switch that turns the heating system on, then
off when the maximum temperature is reached and back on when the temperature drops.
6. Keep warmer lid closed during operation, and reclose it quickly when adding or removing items.
7. After use, turn the switch to the OFF position. Remove any food items.
8. Disconnect the power cord from the vehicle's accessory outlet.
9. Clean unit as described in the Care & Maintenance section of this manual.
IMPORTANT:
• Food will stay warm for some time after the unit is disconnected or turned off.
• The warmer is intended to maintain the temperature of pre-heated food and beverages; it is not designed
to warm cold items.
• The warmer takes about 120-200 minutes to reach its maximum warm temperature (approx. 120°F
[48.8°C]). It is recommended that items to be stored in the warmer be pre-heated. This will assist the
warmer in reaching the maximum temperature as quickly as possible.
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