Use oven gloves when handling hot accessories.
Only cook with the accessories provided.
Always use the drip tray to protect the cavity base.
Leave adequate space around the appliance for
Disconnect the appliance from the electrical supply
before cleaning or carrying out any maintenance.
Keep children and animals away from the appliance and
Close supervision is required when using the appliance
This appliance is not intended to be operated by means
of an external timer or a separate remote control
Note: The outer surface of the appliance may become hot in
Before use, check that the mains voltage corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate.
This product must be earthed. Always
check that the mains voltage corresponds
to the voltage on the rating plate
Appliance plugs must match the outlet. Never modify the
plug in any way.
Do not use any adapter plugs with earthed (Class 1)
appliances. Unmodiﬁed plugs and matching outlets will
reduce the risk of electric shock.
To avoid the risk of electric shock, do not immerse the
cord, plug or appliance in water or other liquid.
Extension cables & class 1 product
A 3 core cable must be used as your tool is earthed and
of class 1 construction.
Up to 30m (100 ft) can be used without loss of power.
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.
The following pictograms along with the date code are
shown on the tool:
Warning! Hot surface.
2. Basket release button
4. LED display (Only for AF400)
5. Control panel
6. Air inlet
7. Air outlet
8. mains cord
9. Basket release button cover
Note: Before using for the ﬁrst time, hand wash all the
Initially, the element may smoke a little. This may smell a
bit, but it's nothing to worry about. Ensure the room is
Add oil to the food as a coating only.
Warning! Never pour oil into the basket (7).
Sit the appliance on a stable, level, heat resistant
Note: the basket MUST be put into the appliance properly,
otherwise the appliance doesn't work!
Plug the mains cord and plug into the earthed wall
Warning! Do not ﬁll the pan with oil or any other liquid.
Warning! Do not put anything on top of the appliance.
Warning! Do not put anything on the air-inlet on the rear of
the appliance, this disrupts the airﬂow and affects the cooking
Using the appliance
The air fryer can prepare a large range of ingredients. Refer
to the section "settings" table.
Hot air frying
Put the mains plug into an earthed wall socket.
Carefully pull the pan (3) out of the air fryer (ﬁg.A).
Push the basket release button cover (9) forward and
depress the basket release cover (2) (ﬁg.B).
Lift the basket (1) from the pan (3) (ﬁg.C)
Put the ingredients in the basket (1).
Note: Never overﬁll the basket or exceed the recommended
amount ( see section 'Settings').
Slide the pan back into the air fryer properly.
Note: Never use the pan without the basket in it. If the pan is
not ﬁxed into the air fryer properly, the appliance won't work.
Caution: Do not touch the pan during and for some time after
use, as it gets very hot. Only hold the pan by the handle.
For AF300,to switch ON the unit, turn the timer knob and
to set the desired cooking temperature, use temperature
For AF400,Touch the MODE button to the required
temperature. See the section' Settings' to determine the