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HUSQVARNA AUTOMOWER
420/430X/440/450X
EN, English
Read the operator's manual carefully and make sure that you understand the instructions before
you use the product.

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    Operator's manual ® HUSQVARNA AUTOMOWER 420/430X/440/450X EN, English Read the operator's manual carefully and make sure that you understand the instructions before you use the product.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents 5.4 Battery..............48 5.5 Winter service............48 1 Introduction 6 Troubleshooting 1.1 Memo..............3 6.1 Introduction - troubleshooting.......49 1.2 Product description..........3 6.2 Fault messages............49 1.3 Product overview ...........6 6.3 Information messages..........52 1.4 Symbols on the product......... 7 6.4 Indicator lamp in the charging station....54 6.5 Symptoms............

  • Page 3: Introduction

    Dealer's telephone number: If the robotic lawnmower is stolen, it is important to notify Husqvarna of this. Contact your local Husqvarna represen- tative and provide the robotic lawnmower's serial number so that it can be registered as stolen in an international database.

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    result. The robotic lawnmower can also mow in the rain, settings.The STOP button remains pressed in until the however wet grass easily sticks on the robotic hatch is closed again. This together with the START lawnmower and there is a greater risk of slipping on button acts as a start inhibitor.

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    1.2.5.3 Search method 3 - Follow boundary wire The robotic lawnmower operates irregularly until it reaches the boundary loop. Then it follows the boundary loop to the charging station. The robotic lawnmower randomly selects to travel clockwise or anticlockwise. This search method is suitable in an installation with an open lawn space, wide passages (wider than about 3 m / 10 ft.) and no or only a few small islands.

  • Page 6: Product Overview

    1.3 Product overview Automower 420/440 Automower 430X Automower 450X The numbers in the illustration represent: 20. Park button (Automower 430X/450X) 21. LED for operation check of the charging station, 1. Body boundary wire and guide wire 2. Hatch to display and keypad 22.

  • Page 7: Symbols On The Product

    1.4 Symbols on the product The low voltage cable must not be shortened, extended or spliced. These symbols can be found on the robotic lawnmower. Study them carefully. Do not use a trimmer nearby the low voltage cable. Be careful when trimming WARNING: Read the user in- edges where the cables are placed.

  • Page 8: Safety

    2 Safety 2.1 Safety definitions 2.2 General safety instructions Warnings, cautions and notes are used to point out The following system is used in the Operator’s Manual specially important parts of the operator's manual. to make it easier to use: italics is a text that is shown on the •...

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    Please read the Operator’s Manual • Husqvarna does not guarantee full compatibility carefully and make sure you understand the between the robotic lawnmower and other types of instructions before using the robotic lawnmower.

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    2.3.4 In the event of a thunderstorm 3. Carry the robotic lawnmower by the handle under the robotic lawnmower with the blade disc away from the body. To reduce the risk of damage to electrical components in the robotic lawnmower and its charging station, we recommend that all connections to the charging station are disconnected (power supply, boundary wire and guide wires) if there is a risk of a thunderstorm.

  • Page 11: Installation

    Draw on the sketch where the boundary and guide wires should be routed. Visit www.husqvarna.com for further descriptions and tips regarding installation. 1. If the lawn in the working area is longer than 10 cm / 4 in.

  • Page 12: Charging Station

    • Charging station the robotic lawnmower to reach all areas in the working area. • Power supply • Low voltage cable • Screws for the charging station • Measurement gauge 3 m / 10 ft 3.2.1 Installation tools During installation you will also need: •...

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    The charging station should not be placed on an island as this limits the laying of the guide wire in an optimal It is possible to let the low voltage cable cross the way. If the charging station has to be installed on an working area if it is stapled down or buried.

  • Page 14: Charging The Battery

    WARNING: No parts of the power supply must CAUTION: It is not permitted to make new holes under any circumstances be changed or in the charging station’s plate. Only the existing tampered with. The low voltage cable must not holes may be used to secure it to the ground. be shortened or extended.

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    3.5.1 Plan where to lay the boundary wire The boundary wire must be laid so that: • The wire forms a loop around the working area. Use original boundary wire. It is specially designed to resist dampness from the soil. •...

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    0 cm / 0" CAUTION: The robotic lawnmower must never run over gravel, mulch or similar material which can damage the blades. CAUTION: If the working area is adjacent to CAUTION: The boundary wire may not be water bodies, slopes, precipices or a public crossed on its way to and from an island.

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    15- % Secondary area >15 cm / >6" 100 cm / 40" However, the boundary wire can be laid across a slope steeper than 15% if there is an obstacle that the robotic lawnmower is allowed to collide with, for example, a fence or a dense hedge.

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    3.5.4 Laying the boundary wire If you intend to staple down the boundary wire: • Cut the grass very low with a standard lawnmower or a trimmer where the wire is to be laid. It will then be easier to lay the wire close to the ground and the risk of the robotic lawnmower cutting the wire or damaging the insulation of the wire is reduced.

  • Page 19: Connecting The Boundary Wire

    the rear of the charging station. Press the connector onto the metal pins, marked AL (left) and AR (right), on the charging station. 5. Mark the wires with the accompanying cable markers. This makes it easier to connect the wires correctly when for instance the charging station has been stored indoors for the winter.

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    max. distance min. 30 cm / 12" Avoid laying the wire at sharp angles. This can make it difficult for the robotic lawnmower to follow the guide wire. min. 2 m / 7 ft 90º The guide wire, as the boundary wire, can be stapled to 135º...

  • Page 21: Checking The Installation

    • Language. • Country • Date • Time • Selection and confirmation of personal PIN code. All combinations except 0000 are permitted. MEMO page at the beginning of the Note: Use the manual to make a note of the PIN code. 3.

  • Page 22: Menu Structure

    • The arrow keys are used to navigate in the menu but Certain submenus contain options that are ticked off to also to make selections in certain setting options. the left. This means that these options are selected. Check or uncheck the box by pressing OK. •...

  • Page 23: Timer

    Automower Connect. Contact your local quality and growth during the season. Use the table as Husqvarna representative for information follows: on what accessories are available for your Accessories on robotic lawnmower.

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    3.13.1 Timer suggestions Automower 420 Work area Work days per week Work hours per day Suggestion of time interval 500 m / 5382 sq. ft. 07:00 am - 02:30 pm 07:00 am - 12:30 pm 750 m / 8073 sq. ft. 11.5 07:00 am - 06:30 pm 07:00 am - 03:00 pm...

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    3.13.3 Timer suggestions Automower 440 Work area Work days per week Work hours per day, hours Suggestion of time interval 500 m / 5382 sq. ft. 07:00 am - 11:00 am 07:00 am - 10:00 am 750 m / 8073 sq. ft.

  • Page 26: Security

    3.14 Security 3.13.5 Edit day First select the day to edit from the Overview screen Through this selection, settings relating to security and using the left/right arrow keys followed by OK. the connection between the robotic lawnmower and the charging station can be made. 2 time intervals per day can be entered.

  • Page 27: Messages

    that the PIN code must be entered to prevent triggering the alarm. The alarm can be turned off at any time by entering the correct PIN code. MESSAGES 3.14.2 Advanced Fault messages Info messages Advanced New loop signal Change PIN code 3.15.1 Fault messages Duration If the robotic lawnmower is disrupted in any way e.g.

  • Page 28: Installation

    When the weather timer is activated, it is very important 984 ft. the robotic lawnmower will follow it to the point to regularly check that the blade disc is clean and that where the guide wire is connected to the boundary wire. the blades are in good condition.

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    Use the right and left arrow keys to alternate between the different options. 3.17.3.2 Area 1-5 > How far? Enter the distance in metres along the current wire from the charging station to the remote area where the robotic lawnmower begins mowing. Use the right and left arrow keys to alternate between 3.17.3.4 Area 1-5 >...

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    are automatically combined to find the charging station as quickly as possible but also with a minimum risk of tracks forming. In very complex gardens e.g. with many areas joined by narrow passages, the amount of time required to find the charging station is decreased by carrying out a number of the manual settings outlined below.

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    approved if the robotic lawnmower needs two or gardens. The factory settings are selected in a way that more attempts to dock with the charging station. should suit most working areas. Normal causes as to why the robotic lawnmower cannot follow the wire are that obstacles close to the wire have Corridor width Advanced...

  • Page 32: Settings

    isolated using the boundary loop, operational safety can When 2 exit angles are used, there is a need to also be improved by carrying out some of the manual specify how often the robotic lawnmower must leave the Sector 1 . This is done using the settings outlined below.

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    3.18.1.3 Change the name of a Profile The names of the profiles can be changed, to make it SETTINGS easier to remember what settings are stored in the respective profile. Profiles 1. Select the profile name to be changed and press ECO mode Rename and press OK.

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    ECO mode the robotic lawnmower otherwise can not be started inside the working area. General Time & date Language 3.18.3 Spiral cutting Country If the robotic lawnmower enters an area where it senses the grass is longer than average, it can change the Reset all user settings movement pattern.

  • Page 35: Accessories

    This menu handles accessories mounted on the mower. around the house pin indicates the radius of the GeoFence. The second pin on the map shows the Contact your local Husqvarna representative for more actual position of the robotic lawnmower. You can information on available accessories.

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    3.19.2.8 Network Network SIM PIN APN settings SIM PIN This menu is only applicable if you use a non-Husqvarna SIM. 36 - Installation 447 - 001 -...

  • Page 37: Menu Structure Overview 1

    3.20 Menu structure overview 1 Timer Overview Timer settings Overview (per day) Period 1 Period 2 Copy to Reset Current All week days Cutting height Cutting height Security Advanced Security level New loop Change Duration Medium High Custom signal PIN code Duration Duration of alarm...

  • Page 38: Menu Structure Overview 2

    3.21 Menu structure overview 2 Weather timer Cutting time Medium High Installation Find charging station Advanced Lawn coverage Overview of search method GPS Auto 430X/450X Guide Boundary Charger Overview of lawn coverage Charging station range Area 1-5 Delay Disable More How? Disable More...

  • Page 39: Menu Structure Overview 3

    3.22 Menu structure overview 3 Settings Profiles ECO mode Spiral cutting Slope control General Profile A, B or C Time & Language Country Reset all About date user setting Select Rename Save Intensity Set time Set date Time format Date format Low- Medium High...

  • Page 40: Yard Layout Examples

    The recommended timer settings in the following examples are applicable to Automower 420 unless otherwise stated. There is more installation help on www.husqvarna.com. Select country, then enter the supportpages for more information and videos. Note: The default settings for the robotic lawnmower have been chosen to work in as many different gardens as possible.

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    3.23.3 L-shaped garden with a couple of islands and the charging station installed in the narrow area Area 800 m / 8611 sq ft. Timer 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Lawn coverage Automower 420/440: Guide 1 Propor- tion 60 % Automower 430X/450X: Factory set- ting...

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    3.23.5 Unsymmetrical working area with a narrow passage and a number of islands Area 800 m / 8611 sq ft. 2 m / 7 ft Timer 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday Lawn coverage Automower 420/440: Area 1 Guide 1 Proportion 30% Automower 430X/450X: Factory set- ting...

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    3.23.7 3 areas of which 2 are smaller areas connected with 1 larger area Area 1000 m / 10764 sq ft. Applicable for Automower 430X, 440 and 450X. Timer 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Monday- Saturday Lawn coverage Factory setting Find charging sta- Factory setting tion...

  • Page 44: Operation

    4 Operation 4.1 Main switch Note: Always press the START button before closing the hatch to start the robotic lawnmower. If the START WARNING: Read the safety instructions button is not pressed, a message beep is heard and the carefully before you start your robotic robotic lawnmower will not start.

  • Page 45: Operating Mode Park

    7 days a week. 4.8 Charge a flat battery When the Husqvarna robotic lawnmower is new or has been stored for a long period, the battery will be flat and needs to be charged before starting.

  • Page 46: Adjust Cutting Height

    WARNING: Only charge the robotic lawnmower using a charging station which is intended for it. Incorrect use may result in electric shock, overheating or leakage of corrosive liquid from the battery. In the event of leakage of electrolyte flush with water and seek medical help if it comes in contact with the eyes etc.

  • Page 47: Maintenance

    For better operating reliability and longer service life: check and clean the robotic lawnmower regularly and replace worn parts if necessary. All maintenance and servicing must be done according to Husqvarna's Guarantee terms on page 63 . instructions. See When the robotic lawnmower is first used, the blade disc and blades should be inspected once a week.

  • Page 48: Battery

    Contact your local Husqvarna representative to replace the battery. 5.5 Winter service Take your robotic lawnmower to a local Husqvarna 2. Turn the robotic lawnmower upside down. Place the representative for service prior to winter storage. robotic lawnmower on a soft and clean surface to Regular winter service will maintain the robotic avoid scratching the body and the hatch.

  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    6.2 Fault messages Below a number of fault messages are listed which may be shown in the display of the robotic lawnmower. Contact your local Husqvarna representative if the same message appears often. Message Cause...

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    Wrong PIN code Wrong PIN code has been entered. Five at- Enter the correct PIN code. Contact your lo- tempts are permitted, and the keypad is then cal Husqvarna representative if you forget the blocked for five minutes. PIN code. No drive...

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    Message Cause Action Charging station The contact between the charging strips and Put the robotic lawnmower in the charging blocked contact strips may be poor and the robotic station and check that the charging strips and lawnmower has made a number of attempts contact strips make good contact.

  • Page 52: Information Messages

    6.3 Information messages Below a number of information messages are listed which may be shown in the display of the robotic lawnmower. Contact your local Husqvarna representative if the same message appears often. Message Cause Action...

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    Make sure the correct SIM PIN has been en- tered into the mower's menu (Network > SIM card). In case of persisting problems, get in touch with your local Husqvarna representa- tive. SIM card locked The SIM card must be replaced.

  • Page 54: Indicator Lamp In The Charging Station

    For a fully functional installation, the indicator lamp in the charging station must emit a solid or flashing green light. If something else appears, follow the troubleshooting guide below. There is more help on www.husqvarna.com. If you still need help, please contact your local Husqvarna representative.

  • Page 55: Symptoms

    If your robotic lawnmower does not work as expected, follow the symptoms guide below. There is a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on www.husqvarna.com which provides more detailed answers to a number of standard questions. Contact your local Husqvarna representative if you still cannot find the reason for the fault.

  • Page 56: Find Breaks In The Loop Wire

    Too many blades in the same position lead to Check that only one blade is fitted at each imbalance in the cutting system. screw. Different versions (thickness) of Husqvarna Check if the blades are of different versions. blades are used. The robotic lawnmow- The robotic lawnmower searches for the No action.

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    POWER 3. Switch the connections between the guide wire and the boundary wire in the charging station. Start by switching connection AL and G1. If the indicator lamp is lit with a solid green light, then the break is somewhere on the boundary wire between AL and the point where the guide wire is connected to the boundary wire (thick black line in the illustration).

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    4. If indicator lamp still flashes blue in step 3 above: Put AL and G1 back in their original positions. Then switch AR and G1. If indicator lamp now is lit with a solid green light then disconnect AL and connect a new boundary wire to AL. Connect the other end of this new wire at the middle of the suspected wire section.

  • Page 59: Transportation, Storage And Disposal

    Follow these steps for removal of the battery from the mower’s original packaging. You can also hang the robotic lawnmower. robotic lawnmower on a Husqvarna original wall hanger. Contact your local Husqvarna representative for more 1. Set the main switch in position information about available wall hangers.

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    while holding the chassis in place. 5. Loosen all 14 screws (Torx 20). 6. Remove the guarantee seal at the point of separation between the chassis halves on the right- hand side. 7. Carefully lift the rear edge of the upper section of the chassis.

  • Page 61: Technical Data

    8 Technical data 8.1 Technical data Dimensions Automower Automower Automower Automower 430X 450X Length, cm / in. 72 / 2.4 72 / 2.4 72 / 2.4 72 / 2.4 Width, cm / in. 56 / 1.8 56 / 1.8 56 / 1.8 56 / 1.8 Height, cm / in.

  • Page 62

    Mowing Automower Automower Automower Automower 430X 450X Cutting system 3 pivoted cutting blades Blade motor speed, rpm 2300 2300 2300 2300 Power consumption during cutting, W +/- 20 % Cutting height, cm / in. 2-6 / 0.8-2.4 2-6 / 0.8-2.4 2-6 / 0.8-2.4 2-6 / 0.8-2.4 Cutting width, cm / in.

  • Page 63: Warranty

    The blades are seen as disposable and are not covered by the guarantee. If an error occurs with your Husqvarna robotic lawnmower, please contact your local Husqvarna representative for further instructions. Please have the receipt and the robotic lawnmower’s serial number at...

  • Page 64: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    10 EC Declaration of Conformity 10.1 EC Declaration of Conformity Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel: +46-36-146500, declares that the Robotic lawnmovers ® ® Husqvarna Automower 420, Husqvarna Automower ® 430X, Husqvarna Automower 440 and Husqvarna ® Automower 450X with serial numbers dating 2017...

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    447 - 001 - EC Declaration of Conformity - 65...

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    66 - EC Declaration of Conformity 447 - 001 -...

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    447 - 001 - EC Declaration of Conformity - 67...

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    AUTOMOWER ® is a trademark owned by Husqvarna AB. © Copyright 2017 HUSQVARNA. All rights reserved. www.husqvarna.com Original instructions 1158758-95 2017-10-31...

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