Warning! If a cord becomes damaged
during use, disconnect the supply cord
from the mains supply immediately.
Do not touch the supply cord before
disconnecting the supply.
Do not use solvents or cleaning fluids
to clean your product. Use a blunt
scraper to remove grass and dirt.
Check the collection bag frequently for
wear or deterioration.
Replacement fans are available from a
BLACK+DECKER service agent. Use
on BLACK+DECKER recommended
spare parts and accessories.
Keep all nuts bolts and screws tight to
make sure that the appliance is in a
safe working condition.
Safety of others
This appliance can be used by
children aged from 8 years and above
and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or
lack of experience and knowledge
if they have been given supervision
or instruction concerning use of
the appliance in a safe way and
understand the hazards involved.
Children shall not play with the
appliance. Cleaning and user
maintenance shall not be made by
children without supervision.
This appliance is double
insulated; therefore no earth
wire is required. Always
check that the power supply
corresponds to the voltage on
the rating plate
If the supply cord is damaged, it must
be replaced by the manufacturer or an
authorised BLACK+DECKER Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
Electric safety can be further improved
by using a highsensitivity 30 mA
Residual Current Device (RCD).
Using an extension cable
Always use an approved extension
cable suitable for the power input of this
tool (see technical data). The extension
cable must be suitable for outdoor use
and marked accordingly. Up to 30 m
of 1.5 mm² HO5V V-F extension cable
can be used without loss of product
performance. Before use, inspect the
extension cable for signs of damage,
wear and ageing. Replace the extension
cable if damaged or defective. When
using a cable reel, always unwind the
Additional residual risks may arise when
using the tool which may not be included
in the enclosed safety warnings. These
risks can arise from misuse, prolonged
Even with the application of the
relevant safety regulations and the
implementation of safety devices, certain
residual risks can not be avoided. These
Injuries caused by touching any
Injuries caused when changing any
parts, blades or accessories.