d. Store idle power tools out of the reach
of children and do not allow persons
unfamiliar with the power tool or these
instructions to operate the power tool.
Power tools are dangerous in the hands of
e. Maintain power tools. Check for
misalignment or binding of moving parts,
breakage of parts and any other condition
that may affect the power tools operation.
If damaged, have the power tool repaired
before use. Many accidents are caused by
poorly maintained power tools.
f. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting
edges are less likely to bind and are easier to
g. Use the power tool, accessories and
tool bits etc., in accordance with these
instructions and in the manner intended
for the particular type of power tool, taking
into account the working conditions and
the work to be performed. Use of the power
tool for operations different from those intended
could result in a hazardous situation.
a. Have your power tool serviced by
a qualiﬁ ed repair person using only
identical replacement parts. This will ensure
that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
Additional safety instructions for routers
• Only use router bits with a shank diameter
equal to the size of the collet installed in the
• Only use router bits suitable for the no-load
speed of the tool.
• Never use router bits with a diameter
exceeding the maximum diameter speciﬁ ed in
the technical data section.
• Do not use the tool in an inverted position.
• Do not attempt to use the tool in a stationary
• Take special care when routing MDF or
surfaces coated with lead-based paint:
• Wear a dust mask speciﬁ cally designed for
protection against lead paint dust and fumes
and ensure that persons within or entering the
work area are also protected.
• Do not let children or pregnant women enter
the work area.
• Do not eat, drink or smoke in the work area.
• Dispose of dust particles and any other debris
• Always wear a dust mask.
• This appliance is not intended for use by young
or inﬁ rm persons without supervision. Children
must be supervised to ensure they do not play
with the appliance.
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer or an authorised
Black & Decker Service Centre in order to
avoid a hazard.
This tool is double insulated; therefore
no earth wire is required. Always check
that the power supply corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate.
1. On/off switch
2. Lock-off button
3. Variable speed control knob
4. Plunge lock lever
5. Spindle lock button
7. Revolver depth stop
8. Chip deﬂ ector
9. Depth stop bar
10. Depth of cut scale
11. Dust extraction adaptor
Warning! Before assembly, make sure that the tool
is switched off and unplugged.
Fitting a router bit (ﬁ g. A)
• Remove the chip deﬂ ector (8).
• Keep the spindle lock button (5) depressed
and rotate the spindle until the spindle lock fully
• Loosen the collet nut (12) using the spanner
• Insert the shank of the router bit (13) into the
collet (6). Make sure that the shank protrudes
at least 3 mm from the collet as shown.
• Keep the spindle lock button (5) depressed and
tighten the collet nut (12) using the spanner
Fitting the edge guide (ﬁ g. B)
The edge guide helps to guide the tool parallel to
• Fit the bars (14) to the edge guide (15) using
the two screws (16) provided.