When using electrical appliances, in order to reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock, and/or injury to persons, basic safety precautions
should always be followed, including the following:
I Please read all instructions.
I Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
I To protect against fire, electric shock and injury to persons, do not
immerse cord, plug, or coffeemaker base in water or other liquid.
I To prevent fire or electric shock, do not remove bottom cover from
coffeemaker base. There are no user-serviceable part inside. Repair
should be done by authorized service personnel only.
I Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or
I Allow to cool before putting on or taking off parts and before
cleaning the coffeemaker.
I Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after
the appliance malfunctions or has been damaged in any manner.
Return the appliance to the nearest Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc.,
Household Appliance Company-Owned or Authorized Service
Center for examination, repair, or adjustment.
I The use of an accessory not evaluated for use with this coffeemaker
may result in fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.
I Do not use outdoors.
I Do not let cord hang over edge of table or counter or touch
I Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner or in a hot oven.
I Do not use coffeemaker for other than intended use.
I Keep lid on carafe while serving coffee.
I The carafe is designed for use with this coffeemaker. It must never
be used on a range top or in a microwave oven.
I Do not set a hot carafe on a wet or cold surface.
I Do not use a cracked carafe or a carafe with a loose or
I Do not clean carafe with cleansers, steel wool pads, or other
I Remember to place carafe on the "Keeps Hot" Plate before
brewing and when using the automatic timer on clock models.
I Do not pour liquid other than water or the cleaning solution
specified in this manual into the water reservoir.
(See "Mineral Deposits and Cleaning," page 11.)
I Do not move entire unit when carafe contains hot liquid.