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Qualcast CHT18LA1 Assembly Manual

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Qualcast
18V Cordless Hedge Trimmer
Assembly Manual
Important -
Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly
These instructions contain important information that will help you get the best from your
hedge trimmer, ensuring it is assembled correctly and safely
If you need help or have damaged or missing parts, call the Customer Helpline
on 0344 801 0979.
After Sales Support
UK/Ireland
Web
ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS
CHT18LA1
0344 801 0979
WWW.ARGOS.CO.UK

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  • Page 1 Qualcast 18V Cordless Hedge Trimmer Assembly Manual CHT18LA1 After Sales Support UK/Ireland 0344 801 0979 WWW.ARGOS.CO.UK Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly These instructions contain important information that will help you get the best from your...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety information……………………………………………………….........……………..3 Warning Symbols…………………………………………………………..........….. 3 General safety…………………………………………………………........…………….3 Personal safety………………………………………………………......………………………….3 In the Box…………………………………………………………………........……………. 4 Parts…………………………………………………………………........………………..4 Assembly…………………………………………………………………........……………….. 5 Preparing to assemble the hedge trimmer…………………………..........…..5 Step 1………………………………………………………………………………........…….. 5 Operation………………………………………………………………………………......………..6 Getting help……………………………………………………………………………....…………………6 Customer Helpline 0344 801 0979 ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 3: Safety Information

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly Warning Symbols The following warning symbols appear throughout this assembly manual and indicate the appropriate safety measures you should take when assembling and operating the hedge trimmer. This symbol indicates there is a danger of serious personal injury or death if you do not observe the warning.
  • Page 4: In The Box

    In the Box Parts Machine body Blade sheath Battery Charger Customer Helpline 0344 801 0979 ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 5: Assembly

    Assembly Preparing To Assemble The Hedge Trimmer Always take care when removing the packaging to prevent damage to you or to the hedge trimmer. IMPORTANT! Before assembling the hedge trimmer, check all the parts indicated in the manual are in the box. Inspect all the parts for signs of damage. Do not assemble the hedge trimmer if you observe any damaged components.
  • Page 6: Operation

    Operation WARNING! Before using the tool, read the instruction book carefully. INTENDED USE The product is intended for trimming hedges, bushes and shrubs. Observe the technical data for the maximum cutting capacity. Do not cut branches exceeding the stated maximum capacity. This product is intended for private domestic use only, not for any commercial trade use.
  • Page 7 Qualcast 18V Cordless Hedge trimmer Operation and Maintenance Manual CHT18LA1 After Sales Support UK/Ireland 0344 801 0979 WWW.ARGOS.CO.UK Important - Please read these instructions fully before operating or maintaining your hedge trimmer These instructions contain important information that will help you get the best from your...
  • Page 8 Contents Safety Information............................9 Warning Symbols..........................9 General Power Tool Safety Warnings....................10 Hedge trimmer Safety Warnings......................12 General Safety Warnings for your Charger..................12 Additional safety instructions for your Charger...................13 Safety Warnings for battery pack....................... 13 Maintenance And Storage........................14 Preparing to Operate the Hedge trimmer....................15 Step 1 –...
  • Page 9: Safety Information

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly Warning Symbols The following warning symbols appear throughout this assembly manual and indicate the appropriate safety measures you should take when assembling and operating the hedge trimmer. Read operator’s manual Double insulation Warning Wear eye protection...
  • Page 10: General Power Tool Safety Warnings

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly General Power Tool Safety Warnings WARNING: Read all safety warnings and all instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury. Save all warnings and instructions for future reference.
  • Page 11 Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly General Power Tool Safety Warnings (continued) connecting to power source and/or battery pack, picking up or carrying the tool. Carrying power tools with your finger on the switch or energising power tools that have the switch on invites accidents.
  • Page 12: Hedge Trimmer Safety Warnings

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly General Power Tool Safety Warnings (continued) c) When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from other metal objects, like paper clips, coins, keys, nails, screws or other small metal objects, that can make a connection from one terminal to another.
  • Page 13: Additional Safety Instructions For Your Charger

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly Additional Safety Instructions For Your Charger 1. Before charging, read the instructions. 2. After charging, disconnect the battery charger from the supply mains. Then remove the chassis connection and then the battery connection. 3.
  • Page 14: Maintenance And Storage

    Safety Information Important - Please read these instructions fully before starting assembly Safety Warnings For Battery Pack (Continued) g) Keep battery pack clean and dry. h) Wipe the battery pack terminals with a clean dry cloth if they become dirty. i) Battery pack needs to be charged before use.
  • Page 15: Preparing To Operate The Hedge Trimmer

    Preparing to Operate the Hedge trimmer Step 1 – Charging The Battery WARNING! The charger and battery pack are specially designed to work together so do not attempt to use any other devices. Never insert or allow metallic objects into your charger or battery pack connections because of an electrical failure and hazard will occur.
  • Page 16: Step 2 - To Remove Or Install Battery Pack

    Preparing to Operate the Hedge trimmer Step 2 – To Install Or Remove Battery Pack Depress the Battery pack release button to release battery pack from your hedge trimmer. After recharging, insert the battery pack into hedge trimmer’s battery port. A simple push and slight pressure will be sufficient.
  • Page 17: Step 4- Top Cutting

    Preparing to Operate the Hedge trimmer Step 4– Top Cutting Use a wide sweeping motion. A slight downward tilt of the cutting blades in the direction of motion gives the best cutting results. Step 5 – Side Cutting When trimming the sides of the hedge, begin at the bottom and cut upwards, tapering the hedge inward at the top.
  • Page 18: Maintenance

    Maintenance Maintenance Schedule Remove the battery before carrying out any adjustment, servicing or maintenance. Your power tool requires no additional lubrication or maintenance. There are no user serviceable parts in your power tool. Never use water or chemical cleaners to clean your power tool. Wipe clean with a dry cloth.
  • Page 19: Technical Data

    Technical Data Technical Data Table Charger voltage 100-240V~ 50-60Hz 0.8Amax Voltage No load speed 1100/min Cutting diameter 16mm Cutting length 510mm Battery capacity 2.0Ah Full charging time 3-5hrs Weight 2.1kg Noise And Technical Date A weighted sound pressure 76dB(A) KpA: 3.0dB(A) A weighted sound power 87.2dB(A) Guaranteed sound power level...
  • Page 20: Accessories

    Accessories Charger Battery Blade sheath Environmental Protection This product has been marked with a symbol relating to removing electric and electronic waste. This means that this product shall not be discarded with household waste but that it shall be returned to a collection system which conforms to the European Directive 2002/96/CE.
  • Page 21: Plug Replacement(Uk & Ireland Only)

    Plug Replacement(UK & Ireland Only) 13 Amp fuse approved to BS1362 Connect Blue to N Brown L (live) (neutral) Outer sleeve Cable grip firmly clamped If you need to replace the fitted plug then follow the instructions below. IMPORTANT The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code: BLUE = NEUTRAL BROWN = LIVE As the colors of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not correspond with the colored...
  • Page 22: Getting Help

    Getting Help Customer Helpline 0344 801 0979 Guarantee This product is selected for DOMESTIC USE ONLY and not for business use. This product is guaranteed against manufacturing defects for a period of 24 months. This does not cover the product where the fault is due to misuse, abuse, use in contravention of the instructions, or where the product has been the subject of unauthorised modifications or alterations, or has been the subject of commercial use.