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Declaration of Conformity
We declare under our sole responsibility that the product de-
scribed under "Technical data" is in conformity with all rele-
vant provisions of the directives until 19 April 2016:
2006/95/EC, from 20 April 2016 on: 2014/35/EU,
2011/65/EU, until 19 April 2016: 2004/108/EC, from
20 April 2016 on: 2014/30/EU, 2006/42/EC, 2000/14/EC
including their amendments and complies with the following
standards: EN 60745-1, EN 60745-2-15 (battery powered
product), EN 60335-1, EN 60335-2-29 (battery charger).
2000/14/EC: Guaranteed sound power level 92 dB(A).
Conformity assessment procedure according to Annex V.
Equipment category: 25
Technical file (2006/42/EC, 2000/14/EC) at:
Bosch Lawn and Garden Ltd., PT-HG/ENS-PA2,
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1EY, England
Executive Vice President
Robert Bosch GmbH, Power Tools Division
70764 Leinfelden-Echterdingen, GERMANY
Mounting and Operation
Inserting the Battery
Storage and Transport
For Your Safety
Warning: Switch off and remove battery from machine
before adjusting or cleaning.
The blades continue to move for a fraction of a second
after the hedgecutter is switched off.
Do not touch the moving blades.
Do not activate switches until battery is fully attached.
Do not use other battery chargers. The supplied battery
charger is designed for the Lithium-Ion battery in your gar-
Observe the mains voltage! The voltage of the power
supply must correspond with the data given on the name-
plate of the battery charger. Battery chargers marked with
230 V can also be operated with 220 V.
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Head of Product Certification
The battery is equipped with temperature monitoring that al-
lows charging only in the temperature range between 0 °C
and 45 °C. In this manner, a high battery service life is
Note: The battery supplied is partially charged. To ensure full
capacity of the battery, completely charge the battery in the
battery charger before using your power tool for the first time.
The lithium-ion battery can be charged at any time without re-
ducing its service life. Interrupting the charging procedure
does not damage the battery.
The "Electronic Cell Protection (ECP)" protects the lithium-ion
battery against deep discharging. When the battery is run
down or discharged, the garden product is shut off by means
of a protective circuit: The garden product no longer operates.
Do not continue to press the On/Off
switch after the garden product has
been automatically switched off. The battery can be dam-
The charging procedure starts as soon as the mains plug of
the battery charger is plugged into the socket outlet and the
battery is inserted into the charging compartment .
Due to the intelligent charging method, the charging condi-
tion of the battery is automatically detected and the battery is
charged with the optimum charging current, depending on
battery temperature and voltage.
This gives longer life to the battery and always leaves it fully
charged when kept in the charger for storage.
Meaning of the Indication Elements
(Fast) Flashing of the Green Battery Charge
The rapid-charging procedure is indicated by
fast flashing of the green battery charge indi-
Note: The rapid-charging procedure is only possible when the
battery temperature is within the allowable charging temper-
ature range, see section "Technical Data".
(Slow) Flashing of the Green Battery Charge
When the charging condition of the battery is
80 %, the green battery charge indicator
The battery can be removed for immediate use.
Continuous Lighting of the Green Battery Charge
Continuous lighting of the green battery
charge indicator indicates that the battery is
When the battery is not inserted, continuous lighting of the
battery charge indicator indicates that the mains plug is in-
serted in the socket and that the battery charger is ready for
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