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  • Page 1 Operator's manual ® HUSQVARNA AUTOMOWER 550H 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

    3.18 General (Bluetooth only)...... 27 ® 3.19 Security (Bluetooth only)...... 27 ® ® 3.20 Automower Connect (Bluetooth only)..............28 ® 3.21 Messages (Bluetooth only)....28 3.22 My mowers..........28 ® 3.23 Automower Direct.........28 ™ 3.24 Husqvarna Fleet Services ....29 1102 - 002 -...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    PIN code: The serial number is on the product rating plate and on the product carton. • Use the serial number to register your product on 1.1 Support The operator selects the operation settings with the keys on the keypad. The display shows the...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    1.3 Product overview Automower® 520 Automower® 550 The numbers in the illustration represent: 12. Chassis box with electronics, battery and motors Body 13. Handle LED indicator lamp of the product 14. Main switch STOP/START button 15. Blade disc Ultrasonic sensors 16.
  • Page 5: Symbols On The Product

    24. Operator’s manual and Quick Guide WARNING: Read the 25. Couplers for loop wire user instructions before operating the product. 26. Loop wire for boundary loop and guide wire 27. Stakes WARNING: Operate the 28. Connector for the loop wire disabling device before working on or lifting the 1.4 Symbols on the product...
  • Page 6: Symbols In Automower ® Connect

    It is not permitted to dispose this The accessories function is used for product as normal household waste. settings made for the accessories. Ensure that the product is recycled in accordance with local legal requirements. The settings function is where the general settings for the products are ®...
  • Page 7: Overview Of The Settings Structure (1)

    1.7 Overview of the settings structure (1) Timer Overview Timer settings Edit Change current Add new timer settings timer settings Cutting height Cutting height Operation ECO mode Spiral cutting Weather timer Intensity Cutting time Medium Very low High Very high Medium High 1102 - 002 -...
  • Page 8: Overview Of The Settings Structure (2)

    1.8 Overview of the settings structure (2) Installation Lawn coverage Corridor width Exit angles Reversing Drive Find distance past wire charging station Guide Reversing Drive Charging Follow guide Boundary corridor 1/2/3 corridor distance past wire station signal Follow 1/2/3 (Min/Max) boundary wire Sector 1 Sector 2...
  • Page 9: Overview Of The Settings Structure (3) (Bluetooth ® Short-Range Connectivity Only)

    ® 1.9 Overview of the settings structure (3) (Bluetooth short-range connectivity only) General Time & date Reset to factory settings Mower time Mower date Time & date Reset to factory settings (Edit) (Edit) from phone Security Change PIN code Theft protection GeoFence New loop signal Create new...
  • Page 10: Safety

    2 Safety 2.1 Safety definitions 2.2 General safety instructions Warnings, cautions and notes are used to point The following system is used in the Operator’s out specially important parts of the manual. Manual to make it easier to use: italics is a text that is in the •...
  • Page 11 2.2.1 IMPORTANT. READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USE. KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE The operator is responsible for accidents or hazards occurring to other people or property. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including chil- dren) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities (that could affect a safe handling of the product), or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or in- struction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible...
  • Page 12: Safety Instructions For Operation

    WARNING: The product can be dangerous if used incorrectly. WARNING: Do not use I am a robotic lawnmower and I work here quietly to keep the lawn in perfect condition. I work 24/7 independently of weather conditions and do it the product when without releasing any exhaust emissions.
  • Page 13 Timer settings run simultaneously. Refer to on page 22 . • Husqvarna does not guarantee full Carry the product by the handle under the compatibility between the product and other product with the blade disc away from the types of wireless systems such as remote body.
  • Page 14 Inspect the product each week and replace any damaged or worn parts. Refer to Maintenance on page 33 . 2.3.5 In the event of a thunderstorm CAUTION: Do not lift the product when it is parked in the charging station. It can damage the charging station and/or the product.
  • Page 15: Installation

    • Put the charging station on a level surface. Note: Refer to for more information about installation. max. 5 cm / 2" 3.2 Before the installation of the wires max. 5 cm / 2"...
  • Page 16 3.3.2 To examine where to put the power supply • Put the power supply in an area with a roof and protection from the sun and rain. 10 cm / 4" • Put the power supply in an area with good airflow.
  • Page 17 • Put the 2 sections of boundary wire that run CAUTION: Do not let the product to and from the obstacle together. operate on gravel. • Put the 2 sections of boundary wire in the same stake. • If you make an island, put the boundary wire that runs to and from the island near together (E).
  • Page 18 3.3.5 Work area examples Note: When the product cuts grass in the Secondary area mode secondary area, the Secondary area must be selected. Refer to on page 31 . 3.3.4 To examine where to put the guide wire • Put the guide wire in a line at a minimum of 2 m / 7 ft.
  • Page 19: Installation Of The Product

    3.4 Installation of the product Put the low-voltage cable in the ground with stakes or bury the cable. Refer to To put the 3.4.1 To install the charging station wire into position with stakes on page 20 or To bury the boundary wire or the guide wire WARNING: Obey national regulations on page 20 .
  • Page 20: To Put The Wire Into Position With Stakes

    Put the cable mark on the left and right after a time result in a broken boundary wire. circuit. 3.4.3 To install the guide wire 10. Attach the guide wires to the ground with Open the connector and put the wires in the stakes or bury the guide wires in the ground.
  • Page 21: To Extend The Boundary Wire Or The Guide Wire

    Put the wire ends into a coupler. Enter the factory PIN code. Note: Make sure that you can see the ends of the boundary wire or the guide wire Log in to your Husqvarna account in the through the transparent area of the coupler. ® Automower Connect app.
  • Page 22: Automower ® Connect Menu

    3.10.1 To install Automower Connect ® Download the Automower Connect app on your mobile device. Sign up for a Husqvarna account in the ® Automower Connect app. Log in to your Husqvarna account in the ® For more information about the operating modes Automower Connect app.
  • Page 23: Cutting Height

    3.14 Cutting height 3.13.1 To calculate the timer setting Calculate the dimension of your lawn in m The cutting height can be varied from MIN (5 cm / 2 in.) to MAX (9 cm / 3.6 Divide the m / yd of the lawn with the in.).
  • Page 24: Installation

    Note: If the mowing results are not satisfying, the cutting time can be adjusted (High) or for a to mow for a longer time (Low) shorter time 3.15.2 ECO mode The ECO mode function automatically turns off the signal in the boundary loop, the guide wires and the charging station when the product is not mowing.
  • Page 25 You can change the settings for how the product Note: When GPS assisted navigation is finds the charging station to adapt to the work enabled it is used as long as there is a GPS area. service. The GPS assisted navigation is used even if manual settings have been 3.16.2 Finding the charging station made.
  • Page 26: Accessories

    find the charging station. When the product moves in the direction of the charging station, it Exit angles > Sectors always moves to the left of the boundary wire. The product can be set for 1 or 2 exit sectors. If the charging station is placed in a passage, 2 exit The boundary corridor width is specified in angles, for instance 70°...
  • Page 27: General (Bluetooth ® Only)

    Create new loop signal . 3.17.2 Ultrasonic Select Await confirmation that the loop signal has ® Ultrasonic is applicable for Automower 550H. It been generated. This normally takes about ensures that the product reduces speed before it 10 seconds. hits an obstacle. This function can be disabled, which means the product will always operate at a 3.19.2 Change PIN code lower speed.
  • Page 28: Automower ® Connect (Bluetooth ® Only)

    Note: When putting the product into storage for a Select model. long period, such as during the winter, ® Husqvarna recommends to switch off the main Follow the instructions in the Automower switch. Connect app to finalize the pairing. ®...
  • Page 29: Husqvarna Fleet Services

    Obey the instructions in the Husqvarna Fleet ™ Services app. Enter the PIN code for the product. Note: It is only necessary to pair Husqvarna Fleet Note: You have access to the menus and ™ ® Services app and the product once.
  • Page 30: Operation

    4 Operation 4.1 Main switch Note: Make sure that the START button on top of the product is in the correct position. The product WARNING: Read the safety does not start if the STOP button is activated. instructions carefully before you start the product.
  • Page 31: Operating Mode - Park

    4.3.3 Secondary area An LED in the PARK button is lit when the button has been pressed. The LED diode goes out when In the Secondary area mode, the product mows the product is parked in the charging station. until the battery is empty. The product stays in the charging station until Secondary area If the product charges in the...
  • Page 32: Charge A Flat Battery

    4.7 Charge a flat battery When the Husqvarna product is new or has been stored for a long period, the battery will be flat and needs to be charged before starting.
  • Page 33: Maintenance

    It is docking. recommended to clean using a brush. WARNING: Use the plug to disconnect Husqvarna offers a special cleaning and the charging station before any maintenance kit as an accessory. Contact your maintenance, or cleaning of charging Husqvarna central service.
  • Page 34: Replace The Blades

    5.3 Replace the blades WARNING: Use blades and screws of the right type. Husqvarna can only guarantee safety when using original blades. Only replacing the blades and reusing the screw can result in a screw wearing during mowing. The blades can then be propelled from under the body and cause serious injury.
  • Page 35: Winter Service

    Contact your local Husqvarna representative to replace the battery. 5.5 Winter service Take your product to your local Husqvarna representative for service prior to winter storage. Regular winter service will maintain the product in good condition and create the best conditions for a new season without any disruptions.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Messages menu in Automower ® All messages can be found in the Connect. More suggestions for steps to take in the event of malfunction or symptoms can be found on Messages menu is only available for short-range connectivity (Bluetooth ® Note: The 6.2 Fault messages...
  • Page 37 Wrong PIN code Wrong PIN code has been entered. Enter the correct PIN code. Contact Five attempts are permitted, and the your local Husqvarna representative if keypad is then blocked for five minutes. you forget the PIN code. 1102 - 002 -...
  • Page 38 Message Cause Action Outside work area The boundary wire connections to the Check that the boundary wire is con- charging station are crossed. nected correctly. The boundary wire is too close to the Check that the boundary wire has been edge of the work area.
  • Page 39 Message Cause Action Charging station The contact between the charging Put the product in the charging station blocked strips and contact strips may be poor and check that the charging strips and and the product has made a number of contact strips make good contact.
  • Page 40 Message Cause Action Electronic problem Temporary electronic or software rela- Switch off/on the product. ted issue in the product. Loop sensor prob- If the problem remains, the message requires action by an authorized serv- lem, front/rear ice technician. Charging system problem Tilt sensor prob- Temporary prob-...
  • Page 41: Information Messages

    6.3 Information messages Messages menu in The list below shows a number of information messages that may be found in the ® the Automower Connect app. Contact your local Husqvarna representative if the same message appears often. Message Cause Action...
  • Page 42 The product has succeeded to calibrate No action required. accomplished the guide wire. GPS navigation Problem with the GPS assisted naviga- Contact your local Husqvarna repre- problem tion equipment. sentative if this message appears of- ten. Weak GPS signal The GPS signal is weak for the current If the message appears often, disable work area.
  • Page 43: Led Indicator Lamp On The Charging Station

    For a fully functional installation, the indicator lamp in the charging station must emit a solid or flashing green light. If any other color than green is visible, follow the troubleshooting guide below. There is more help on If you still need help, please contact your local Husqvarna representative.
  • Page 44: Led Indicator Lamp On The Product

    The PIN code needs to be confirmed in light ® the Automower Connect app before the product can be activated. There is more help on If you still need help, please contact your local Husqvarna representative. 44 - Troubleshooting 1102 - 002 -...
  • Page 45: Symptoms

    If your product does not work as expected, follow the symptoms guide below. There is a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on 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 46: Finding Breaks In The Loop Wire

    Symptoms Cause Action The product often Spiral cutting is a natural part of the Adjust the intensity of spiral cutting. moves in circles or product's movement patter. This function can be disabled if neces- Spiral cutting on page spirals. sary. Refer to 24 .
  • Page 47 CAUTION: Always select the maximum cutting height the first weeks after installation and then lower the POWER height one step at a time every second week until the desired cutting height has been reached. A defective splicing of the loop wire can also lead to disruptions several weeks after the splice was done.
  • Page 48 b) If the suspected boundary wire is long (thick black line) then do as follows: Put AL and G1 back to their original positions. Then disconnect AR. Connect a new loop wire to AR. Connect the other end of this new loop wire at the middle of the suspected wire section.
  • Page 49: Transportation, Storage And Disposal

    Keep the product in a dry, frost free space. • Keep the product with all wheels on level Disconnect the MMI cable from the main ground during storage, or use a Husqvarna circuit board. wall hanger. Remove the top section of the chassis.
  • Page 50: Technical Data

    8 Technical data 8.1 Technical data ® Dimensions Automower 550H Length, cm / in. 75 / 29.5 Width, cm / in. 63 / 24.8 Height, cm / in. 33 / 13 Weight, kg / lbs 15 / 33 ® Electrical system Automower 550H Battery, Lithium-Ion 18V, 5.2 Ah, Art.
  • Page 51 ® Mowing Automower 550H Cutting system 3 pivoted cutting blades Maximum blade motor speed, rpm 2300 Power consumption during cutting, W +/- 20 % Cutting height, cm / in. 5-9 / 2-3.6 Cutting width, cm / in. 24 / 9.4 Narrowest possible passage, cm / in.
  • Page 52: Registered Trademarks

    Introduction on page 3 . 8.2 Registered trademarks ® Bluetooth Bluetooth SIG, inc. and any word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by use of such marks by Husqvarna is under license. 52 - Technical data 1102 - 002 -...
  • Page 53: Warranty

    The blades and wheels are seen as disposable and are not covered by the guarantee. If an error occurs with your Husqvarna product, please contact Husqvarna customer service for further instructions. Please have the receipt and the products’s serial number at hand when contacting Husqvarna customer service.
  • Page 54: Applicable To Us/Ca Market

    Automower Connect Conformity ® This device contains the module FCC ID: XPY1CGM5NNN Issuer: Husqvarna AB, Drottninggatan 2, S-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden Responsible party: Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc. 9335 Harris Corners Parkway Suite 500 Charlotte, NC 28269 United States U.S. Contact information: James McNew, Manager Product Compliance, Telephone: +1 704 597 5000.
  • Page 55 Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 56 ® AUTOMOWER is a trademark owned by Husqvarna AB. © Copyright 2019 HUSQVARNA. All rights reserved. Original instructions 1140564-95 2019-02-27...