GENERAL SAFETY WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL APPLIANCES WARNING: Read all instructions before operating product. Failure to follow all instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury. • AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENTS Don’t use appliances in damp or wet locations. Don’t use appliances in the rain. •...
Read and understand all warnings and operating instructions before using any tool or equipment. THIS MANUAL CONTAINS IMPORTANT SAFETY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE POWER STATION RADIO LANTERN MODEL PS50LRB. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: This product or its power cord contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defect or other reproductive harm.
• Charge or power this unit only with the originally supplied 12 volt DC, Class 2 transformer. Consult manufacturer for replacement. • NEVER attempt to operate the Lantern without the bulb and housing in place; and only replace the bulb with a new 9 watt CFL bulb.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing the PS50LRB Rechargeable Portable Power Station/Radio/Lantern. Please read this guide carefully before use to ensure optimum performance and to avoid damage to the unit.
Control and Function Guide COLLAPSABLE HANDLE/ HANGING DYNAMO HAND-CRANK (WHEN COLLAPSED - SEE BELOW) FLUORESCENT BULB DYNAMO HAND- CRANK LED BACKUP LIGHT (BASE OF LANTERN) INVERTER STATUS LED INDICATOR INVERTER ON/OFF SWITCH CHARGING LED INDICATOR FOR INTERNAL BACK UP BATTERY HOOK/ RADIO BAND/ STATION DISPLAY...
When AC charging is engaged, the lantern is not operating. Using the 120 Volt AC Power Supply The PS50LRB Rechargeable Portable Power Station Radio Lantern comes with: 1. AC On/Off Switch — Slide switch to turn the AC Power Supply on and off.
Using Battery Power The PS50LRB comes with a 12 Volt DC Detachable Battery Pack that can power all of the unit’s features. When the Removable Battery will no longer hold a charge, it can be replaced. See “Battery Replacement/ Disposal” on page 9.
NOAA WEATHER RADIO (NWR) ALL HAZARDS NWR is an all-hazards public warning system, broadcasting forecast, warning and emergency information 24 hours a day directly to the public. 7 NWR Broadcast Frequencies include: 162.400MHz, 162.425 MHz, 162.450 MHz, 162.475 MHz, 162.500 MHz, 162.525 MHz, 162.550MHz Broadcast range from the weather radio transmitter is approximately 40 miles.
Replacement Parts Check unit periodically and discontinue use if parts or accessories are found to be damaged or defective. To replace worn or defective parts, contact Customer Service toll-free at (800) 54-HOW-TO. 12 Volt DC Adapter Plug Fuse Replacement The fuse in the DC plug protects the charging circuit of the 12 Volt DC Adapter. If AC powering/ recharging works, but DC powering/recharging does not, then the fuse may be opened (blown).
SERVICE INFORMATION All Black & Decker Service Centers are staffed with trained personnel to provide customers with efficient and reliable power tool service. Whether you need technical advice, repair, or genuine factory replacement parts, contact the Black & Decker location nearest you. To find your local service location, refer to the yellow page directory under "Tools—Electric" or call: 1-800-544-6986 or visit www.blackanddecker.com FULL TWO-YEAR HOME USE WARRANTY Black &...