Plug in the charger (5).
Switch on at the mains.
Leave the appliance to charge for at
least 24 hours.
Note: Whilst charging, the charger may
become warm. This is normal and does
not indicate a problem. The appliance
can be left connected to the charger
Warning! Do not charge the battery at
ambient temperatures below 10 °C or
above 40 °C.
Switching on and off (fig. D)
To switch on, slide the on/off switch (1)
To switch off, slide the on/off switch
Cleaning and maintenance
Warning! Regularly clean the filters.
Cleaning the dust bowl and filters
(fig. E & F)
The filters are re-usable and should be
Remove the dust bowl (2) by turning
Empty the dust bowl.
Remove the filter assembly (8) by
twisting them counterclockwise.
Wash the filters in warm, soapy water.
The bowl can also be washed if
necessary. Do not immerse the
appliance in water.
Make sure the dust bowl and filters
Refit the filter assembly (8) onto the
appliance twisting it clockwise until it
locks into place.
Refit the dust bowl onto the
appliance. Make sure the dust bowl
clicks into place.
Warning! Never use the appliance
without the filters. Optimum dust
collection will only be achieved with clean
filters and an empty dust bowl.
Replacing the filters
The filters should be replaced every
6 to 9 months and whenever worn or
damaged. Replacement filters are
available from your Black & Decker
dealer (catalogue number: VF60).
Remove the old filters as described
Fit the new filters as described above.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product
must not be disposed of with
normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your
Black & Decker product needs
replacement, or if it is of no further use to
you, do not dispose of it with household
waste. Make this product available for
Separate collection of used
products and packaging allows
materials to be recycled and
used again. Re-use of recycled
materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and
reduces the demand for raw
Local regulations may provide for separate
collection of electrical products from the
household, at municipal waste sites or by
the retailer when you purchase a new
Black & Decker provides a facility for the
collection and recycling of Black & Decker
products once they have reached the end
of their working life. To take advantage of
this service please return your product to
any authorised repair agent who will
collect them on our behalf.