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Control Panel Led Indicators - Black & Decker VEC1093DBD User Manual

Fully automatic electronic smart battery charger
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VECI093DBDManual
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INDICATOR:
Large
(.375")
3-Character
Digital
Display
in the upper left of the control panel
indicates the various conditions
and/or
status codes:
St_mJsCodes are described
in the following
chart and on the back of charger.
CONTROL
PANEL LED INDICATORS:
WET -- lights when batte W type selector is on WET battery type
GEL -- lights when battery type selector is on GEL battery type
AGIV[ --
lights when battery type selector is on AGM battery type.
Float
Charge
-- ligltts when automatic
charge
monitoring
is active. This feature
allows a battery to maintain
its charge over long periods of non-use. If there is any
loss of power to the charger once power is restored charger wil! automatically
return
to the default settings. Battery selector type would be "GEL".
Battery
Voltage
-- lights when battery voltage
is displayed.
Alternator
Good
--
lights when load or not load checks show tile alternator
is
keeping
up with the electrical
load.
BUTTON (TO THE RIGHT OF LEDS):
Equalize
-- a recessed button used to start the equalization
process.
OPERATING
iNSTRUCTIONS
Ensure that
all
installation
and
operating
instructions
and
safety
precautions
are
understood
and
carefully
followed
by
anyone
installing or using the charger. Follow the steps outlined in "important
Safety Instructions" at the frontof thismanual.
Charge
Rate Selection
After charger
clamps are correctly
connected,
plug in the charger to a 120 volt AC
outlet and the charger will show a circulating
pattern on the Digital Display, indicating
power has been applied.
Select the proper charge current rate based on battery size.
Press the 4/10/20/40
AMP button and the charger will begin charging
at 4 amps.
Pressing the 4/10/20/40
AMP button again will advance
the charge
rate to 10
amps, again to 20 amps, and again to 40 amps. Pressing the switch again will turn
OFF the charger output and the display will show "000,"
Note:
The only time the selected charge rate does not display at the full selected rate
iswhen thebatteryisnearly full a nd chargingat either steptwo or three. The
displaywill be showing a reduced charge rate.To return t_ 2A, press the
2/20/40 AMP button.When thebatteryisfully charged,thechargingcomplete
and "FUL" is displayed on the Digital Display.
WARNING
if Digital
Display
shows
"FO2",
the connection
to the battery
terminals
is bad.
Follow
the
steps
outlined
in "important
Safety
Instructions"
at
the
front
of this
manual
to
disconnect,
clean battery
terminals,
then
reconnect,
if
Digital
Display
shows
"F06",
the
Red
(POSiTiVE)
and
Black
(NEGATIVE)
clamps
are
incorrectly
connected
to
batter]
terminals.
Follow
the
steps
outlined
in "important
Safety
instructions"
at
the
front
of this
manual
to disconnect,
then
reconnect
in correct
polarity.
Charging
the
Battery
1, Press Battery Type selector unti! desired battery type LED lights,
Note: The defaultselection i s"'GEL"type battery.
2. Press 4/10/20/40
AMP button to begin charging
at the 4 amp
rate; the unit
sounds a beep and the cl/arging
current LED lights. The charger starts cl/arging
at 4 amp rate automatically
if 4/!0/20/40
AMP button is not pressed within 3
minutes after applying
AC power.
If the Display on the charger varies between
"E03" and the amp rate, the battery
is sulfated and the charger is trying to give it some charge.
If aRer approximately
2 hours the display.just
shows "F03",
tl/erl the battery will not charge,
Charger
occasionally
sounds
a beep
and displays
"0,0"
during
sell-test or
charging
stage changes.
3. Pressing the 4/10/20/40
AMP button
again
advances
charging
rate to 10
amps, pressing once more advances charging
rate to 20 amps, and again to 40
amps. (Pressing the button again will turn OFF the charger output arid the Display
will show "000",)
This selection and actual battery charge rate are monitored
by
the microprocessol,
and the unit will stop charging
if the selected late is too fast
or too slow for battery
size or condition.
As the battery nears full charge capacity,
tile unit's output will automatically
drop
to a lower charge rate.

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