Catalog No. PS1800
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INSTRUCTIVO DE OPERACIÓN, CENTROS DE SERVICIO Y
P Ó L I Z A DE GARANTÍA. A D V E RTENCIA: LÉASE ESTE
INSTRUCTIVO ANTES DE USAR EL P R O D U C TO.
Cat. No. PS1800
Form # 90501309-00
Copyright © 2006 Black & Decker
GENERAL SAFETY RULES - FOR ALL BATTERY OPERATED TOOLS
WA R N I N G ! READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL INSTRUCTIONS. Failure to follow all
instructions listed below, may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury
S AVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
• Keep your work area clean and well lit. Cluttered benches and dark areas invite
a c c i d e n t s .
• Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres, such as in the presence of
flammable liquids, gases, or dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the dust or
f u m e s .
• Keep bystanders, children, and visitors away while operating a power tool.
Distractions can cause you to lose control.
• Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord to carry the tool. Keep cord away fro m
heat, oil, sharp edges or moving parts. Replace damaged cords immediately.
Damaged cords may create a fire.
• A battery operated tool with integral batteries or a separate battery pack must be
recharged only with the specified charger for the battery. A charger that may be
suitable for one type of battery may create a risk of fire when used with another battery.
• Use battery operated tool only with specifically designated battery pack. Use of any
other batteries may create a risk of fire.
• Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common sense when operating a
power tool. Do not use tool while tired or under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or
m e d i c a t i o n . A moment of inattention while operating power tools may result in serious
• D ress pro p e r l y. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Contain long hair. Keep your
h a i r, clothing , and gloves away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair
can be caught in moving parts. Air vents cover moving parts and should be avoided.
• Avoid accidental starting. Be sure switch is in the locked or off position before
inserting battery pack. Carrying tools with your finger on the switch or inserting the battery
pack into a tool with the switch on invites accidents.
• Remove adjusting keys or wrenches before turning the tool on. A wrench or a key that
is left attached to a rotating part of the tool may result in personal injury.
• Do not overre a c h . Keep proper footing and balance at all times. Proper footing and
balance enable better control of the tool in unexpected situations.
• Use safety equipment. Always wear eye pro t e c t i o n . Dust mask, non-skid safety shoes,
hard hat, or hearing protection must be used for appropriate conditions.
TOOL USE AND CARE
• Use clamps or other practical way to secure and support the workpiece to a stable
p l a t f o r m . Holding the work by hand or against your body is unstable and may lead to loss of
c o n t r o l .
• Do not force tool. Use the correct tool for your application. The correct tool will do the
job better and safer at the rate for which it is designed.
• Do not use tool if switch does not turn it on or off . A tool that cannot be controlled with
the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
• Disconnect battery pack from tool or place the switch in the locked or off position
b e f o re making any adjustments, changing accessories, or storing the tool. S u c h
preventative safety measures reduce the risk of starting the tool accidentally.
• S t o re idle tools out of reach of children and other untrained persons. Tools are
dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
• When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from other metal objects like: paper
clips, coins, keys, nails, screws or other small metal objects that can make a
connection from one terminal to another. Shorting the battery terminals together may
cause sparks, burns, or a fire.
• Maintain tools with care. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained tools,
with sharp cutting edge are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
• Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts, and any other
condition that may affect the tool's operation. If damaged, have the tool serviced
b e f o re using. Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained tools.
• Use only accessories that are recommended by the manufacturer for your model.
Accessories that may be suitable for one tool may create a risk of injury when used on
S E RV I C E
• Tool service must be performed only by qualified repair personnel. Service or
maintenance performed by unqualified personnel may result in a risk of injury.
• When servicing a tool, use only identical replacement parts. Follow instructions in
the Maintenance section of this manual. Use of unauthorized parts or failure to follow
Maintenance Instructions may create a risk of shock or injury.
SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES
• Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces when performing an operation where the
cutting tool may contact hidden wiring or its own cord . Contact with a "live" wire will
also make exposed metal parts of the tool "live" and shock the operator.
• When working on a ladder or on scaffolding be sure to lay the tool down on its side
when not in use. Some tools with large battery packs will stand upright but may be easily
WA R N I N G : Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and
other construction activities contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth
defects or other re p roductive harm. Some examples of these chemicals are :
Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on how often you do this type of work. To
reduce your exposure to these chemicals: work in a well ventilated area, and work with
approved safety equipment, such as those dust masks that are specially designed to filter
out microscopic particles.
• Avoid prolonged contact with dust from power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling,
and other construction activities. Wear protective clothing and wash exposed are a s
with soap and water. Allowing dust to get into your mouth, eyes, or lay on the skin may
promote absorption of harmful chemicals.
WARNING: Use of this tool can generate and/or disperse dust, which may cause
serious and permanent respiratory or other injury. Always use NIOSH/OSHA approved
respiratory protection appropriate for the dust exposure. Direct particles away from face and
b o d y.
The label on your tool may include the following symbols.
Battery Cap Information
Battery storage and carrying caps are provided for use whenever the battery is out of the tool
or charger. Remove cap before placing battery in charger or tool.
Printed in China
WARNING! Do not store or carry battery so that metal objects can contact exposed
battery terminals. For example, do not place battery in aprons, pockets, tool boxes, product
kit boxes, drawers, etc. with loose nails, screws, keys, etc. without battery cap.
Transporting batteries can possibly cause fires if the battery terminals inadvertently come in
contact with conductive materials such as keys, coins, hand tools and the like. The US
Department of Transportation Hazardous Material Regulations (HMR) actually prohibit
transporting batteries in commerce or on airplanes (i.e. packed in suitcases and carryon
luggage) UNLESS they are properly protected from short circuits. So when transporting
individual batteries, make sure that the battery terminals are protected and well insulated
from materials that could contact them and cause a short circuit.
• lead from lead-based paints,
• crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and
• arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated lumber (CCA).
.......................... Class II Construction
........................safety alert symbol
Depress for reverse (this side)
Enfoncer pour la marche
arrière (ce côté)
Presione para dirección
reversa o contraria a las
manillas del reloj (este lado)
Interrupteur à gâchette
Conmutador tipo gatillo
Torque Adjust Collar
Collier de réglage de couple
Rueda de ajuste del par torsor
n o ........................no load speed
.../min ..................revolutions or
reciprocations per minute
Depress for forward (other side)
Enfoncer pour la marche avant
Presione para dirección normal
o de las manillas del reloj (el