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  • Page 1 Operator's manual ® HUSQVARNA AUTOMOWER 550H EN, English Read the operator's manual carefully and make sure that you understand the instructions before you use the product.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents 5.3 Replace the blades........37 1 Introduction 5.4 Battery............37 1.1 Support............3 5.5 Winter service...........38 1.2 Product description........3 6 Troubleshooting 1.3 Product overview........4 1.4 Symbols on the product......5 6.1 Introduction - troubleshooting....39 ® 1.5 Symbols in Automower Connect....5 6.2 Fault messages........39 1.6 Symbols on the battery.......6 6.3 Information messages......
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Serial number: PIN code: The serial number is on the product rating plate and on the product carton. • Use the serial number to register your product on 1.1 Support The operator selects the operation settings in the ®...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    1.3 Product overview The numbers in the illustration represent: 12. Chassis box with electronics, battery and motors Body 13. Handle LED indicator lamp of the product 14. Main switch STOP/START button 15. Rating plate (including product identification Ultrasonic sensors code) Front wheels 16.
  • Page 5: Symbols On The Product

    Technical data on page 55 and on the 24. Screws for securing the charging station rating plate. 25. Operator’s manual and Quick Guide 26. Couplers for loop wire 27. Loop wire for boundary loop and guide wire It is not permitted to dispose this product as normal household waste.
  • Page 6: Symbols On The Battery

    Do not discard the battery into fire and The accessories menu is used for do not expose the battery to a heat settings made for the accessories. source. The settings menu is used to set the general product settings. (Only ®...
  • Page 7: Overview Of The Settings Structure (1)

    1.8 Overview of the settings structure (1) Schedule Overview Schedule settings Edit Change current Add new Schedule settings Schedule settings Cutting height Operation ECO mode Spiral cutting Weather timer Intensity Cutting time Very low Medium High Very high Medium High 1457 - 001 - 29.01.2020 Introduction - 7...
  • Page 8: Overview Of The Settings Structure (2)

    1.9 Overview of the settings structure (2) Installation Lawn coverage Corridor width Exit angles Reversing Drive Find distance past wire charging station Guide Charging Follow guide Boundary corridor 1/2/3 corridor station signal Follow 1/2/3 boundary wire Sector 1 Sector 2 GPS assisted How often navigation (default)
  • Page 9: Only)

    ® 1.10 Overview of the settings structure (3) (Bluetooth short-range connectivity only) General Time & date Reset to factory settings Mower time Mower date Time & date from phone Security Change PIN code Theft protection GeoFence New loop signal Create new loop signal Time Require...
  • Page 10: Safety

    2 Safety 2.1 Safety information 2.1.1 IMPORTANT. READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USE. KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE The operator is responsible for accidents or hazards occurring to other people or property. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities (that could affect a safe handling of the product), or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person...
  • Page 11: Safety Definitions

    The appliance must be disconnected from the supply mains when removing the battery. WARNING: The product CAUTION: Used if there is a risk of damage to the product, other materials can be dangerous if used or the adjacent area if the instructions incorrectly.
  • Page 12 25 . To switch staring the product again. Refer to • Husqvarna does not guarantee full off the product on page 34 . compatibility between the product and other types of wireless systems such as remote controls, radio transmitters, hearing loops, underground electric animal fencing or similar.
  • Page 13 2.3.3 How to lift and move the product 2.3.4 Maintenance WARNING: The product must be WARNING: When the product is switched off before lifting it. The turned upside down the main switch 0 position. product is disabled when the Main must always be in the switch is in position The main switch should be set in the...
  • Page 14 charging station are disconnected (power supply, boundary wire and guide wire) if there is a risk of a thunderstorm. Mark the wires to simplify reconnecting. The charging station’s connections are marked AR, AL and G1/G2/G3. Disconnect all connected wires and the power supply.
  • Page 15: Installation

    • Make a mark on the blueprint where to put the charging station, the boundary wire and the guide wire. Note: Refer to for more • Make a mark on the blueprint where the information about installation. guide wire connects to the boundary wire.
  • Page 16 max. 5 cm / 2" max. 5 cm / 2" • Put the power supply in an area with a roof and protection from the sun and rain. • Put the power supply in an area with good airflow. • Use a residual-current device (RCD) when you connect the power supply to the power outlet.
  • Page 17 " > 5 cm / 2 " 40 cm /16 • Put the boundary wire 35 cm / 14 in. (C) from an obstacle that is 1-5 cm / 0.4-2 in. high. CAUTION: Make a blueprint of the work area before you install the boundary wire and guide wire.
  • Page 18 Note: If the paving stone is minimum 30 cm / Note: If a passage is less than 2 m / 6.5 ft. wide, 12 in. wide, use the factory setting for the install a guide wire through the passage. Drive Past Wire function to cut all the grass Drive adjacent to the paving stone.
  • Page 19 with this type of obstacle. However, obstacles that slope slightly, for example stones or large trees with raised roots, must be isolated or removed. The product can run onto this kind of obstacle causing the blades to be damaged. Use the boundary wire to isolate areas inside the work area by creating islands.
  • Page 20: Installation Of The Product

    3.5.2 To install the charging station WARNING: Obey national regulations about electrical safety. WARNING: The product is only to be used with the power supply unit supplied by Husqvarna. 20 - Installation 1457 - 001 - 29.01.2020...
  • Page 21 To install the guide wire is installed. Refer to WARNING: Do not put the power wire on page 22 . supply at a height where there is a risk it can be put in water. Do not put the Connect the low-voltage cable to the power supply on the ground.
  • Page 22 Open the connector and put the boundary Cut the boundary wire with a pair of wire wire in the connector. cutters. Connect the guide wire to the boundary wire with a coupler. Close the connector with a pair of pliers. Put the 2 ends of the boundary wire and the end of the guide wire into the Cut the boundary wire 1-2 cm / 0.4-0.8 in.
  • Page 23: To Put The Wire Into Position With Stakes

    3.6 To put the wire into position with Note: Make sure that you can see the ends stakes of the boundary wire or the guide wire through the transparent area of the coupler. CAUTION: Make sure that the stakes hold the boundary wire and the guide Push the button on the coupler with an wire against the ground.
  • Page 24: Automower ® Connect

    3.10.1 To install the Automower Connect Enter the factory PIN code. ® Download the Automower Connect app on Log in to your Husqvarna account in the your mobile device. ® Automower Connect app. Sign up for a Husqvarna account in the ®...
  • Page 25: Settings In Automower ® Connect

    Direct is useful if the operator has work area. ® the Automower Connect app and the PIN code, but has not created a Husqvarna account. 3.11.1 Schedule ® Automower Direct is also useful if the connection with the product is only temporary.
  • Page 26 The schedule function controls which hours the Example: A lawn of 1000 m / 10700 ft , cut with ® product should operate and not operate. When an Automower 550H. the product is not operating it is parked in the 1000 m / 208 ≈...
  • Page 27 Save . Select the product from the charging station. If not, the product can not be started in the work area. Weather timer Weather timer automatically adjust the To set the ECO mode cutting time to the growth of the grass. The product is not permitted to operate more than the Settings >...
  • Page 28 Each area can be enabled or disabled, without Note: It is usually better to move the charging having to enter the settings again. station, than to decrease the range of the charging station signal. Settings > Installation > Lawn Select coverage in the app.
  • Page 29 To do a test of the Lawn Coverage function easier for the product to find the work areas. If the charging station is put in a passage, 2 exit Put the product in the charging station. angles, for example 70°-110° and 250°-290°, can Settings >...
  • Page 30 3.11.4 Accessories Reset to factory settings The user settings can be reset to factory settings. Settings for accessories mounted on PIN code, Loop signal, Messages and Date Note: the product can be made in this menu. & Time will not be reset. To avoid collisions with the mower To reset to factory settings house...
  • Page 31 To connect to the product with to deactivate the alarm and to start the product ™ Husqvarna Fleet Services again. ™ Download the Husqvarna Fleet Services To set the center position for the GeoFence ® app and Automower Connect app to your function mobile device.
  • Page 32 Husqvarna Fleet Services account. Obey the instructions in the Husqvarna Fleet ™ Services app. Note: It is only necessary to pair Husqvarna Fleet ™ Services app and the product once. 32 - Installation 1457 - 001 - 29.01.2020...
  • Page 33: Operation

    4 Operation 4.1 Main switch WARNING: Read the safety instructions carefully before you start the product. WARNING: Keep your hands and feet away from the rotating blades. Never put your hands or feet close to or under the product when the motor is running.
  • Page 34: Operating Mode - Park

    between the main area and the secondary area. station is useful for instance when the product The product mows for a selected period of time operates in a large work area and the operator ® or until the battery is empty. When the battery is does not have access to the Automower empty, the product stops and the message Connect app.
  • Page 35: To Adjust The Cutting Height With Automower ® Connect

    Set the Main switch to position and the charging station is connected. Refer to contact and charging strips in Product overview on page 4 . Make sure that the charging is in progress in ® the Automower Connect app. WARNING: Always switch off the product using the main switch if it requires maintenance, or if the product must be moved outside the work area.
  • Page 36: Maintenance

    Clean the blade disc and chassis using for worn parts. All maintenance and servicing must example a dish brush. At the same time, be done according to Husqvarna's instructions. check that the blade disc rotates freely in Warranty on page 58 .
  • Page 37: Replace The Blades

    5.3 Replace the blades WARNING: Use blades and screws of the right type. Husqvarna can only guarantee safety when using original blades. Only replacing the blades and Remove each blade and screw.
  • Page 38: Winter Service

    5.5 Winter service Take your product to your Husqvarna central service for service prior to winter storage. Regular winter service will maintain the product in good condition and create the best conditions for a new season without any disruptions. Service usually includes the following: •...
  • Page 39: Troubleshooting

    Messages menu in Automower ® All messages can be found in the Connect. More suggestions for steps to take in the event of malfunction or symptoms can be found on Messages menu is only available for short-range connectivity (Bluetooth ® Note: The 6.2 Fault messages...
  • Page 40 Wrong PIN code An incorrect PIN code has been en- Enter the correct PIN code. Contact tered. 5 tries are permitted, and the your local Husqvarna representative if product is then blocked for a period of you forget the PIN code. time.
  • Page 41 Message Cause Action Outside work area The boundary wire connections to the Make sure that the boundary wire is charging station are crossed. connected correctly to the charging sta- To install the boundary tion. Refer to wire on page 21 . The boundary wire is too close to the Make sure that the boundary wire is put To examine...
  • Page 42 Message Cause Action Wheel motor over- Grass or other objects is wound around Examine the drive wheel and remove loaded the drive wheel. grass or other objects. Charging station The contact between the charging Put the product in the charging station blocked strips and contact strips may be poor and check that the charging plates and...
  • Page 43 Message Cause Action Alarm! Mower The alarm was activated because the Adjust the mower security settings in switched off Security menu. Refer to Security product was switched OFF. ® (Bluetooth only) on page 30 . Alarm! Mower The alarm was activated because the stopped product was stopped.
  • Page 44 Message Cause Action Battery tempera- The product does not operate if the bat- The product starts to operate again ture outside limits tery temperature is too high or too low. when the temperature is between the set limits and the schedule settings let the product to operate.
  • Page 45: Information Messages

    6.3 Information messages Messages menu in The list below shows a number of information messages that may be found in the ® the Automower Connect app. Contact your local Husqvarna representative if the same message appears often. Message Cause Action...
  • Page 46 The product has succeeded to calibrate No action required. accomplished the guide wire. GPS navigation Problem with the GPS assisted naviga- Contact your local Husqvarna repre- problem tion equipment. sentative if this message appears of- ten. Weak GPS signal The sky is blocked in large parts of the If possible, remove objects that can work area.
  • Page 47: Led Indicator Lamp On The Charging Station

    For a fully functional installation, the indicator lamp in the charging station must emit a solid or flashing green light. If any other color than green is visible, follow the troubleshooting guide below. There is more help on If you still need help, please contact your local Husqvarna representative.
  • Page 48: Led Indicator Lamp On The Product

    The PIN code needs to be confirmed in light ® the Automower Connect app before the product can be activated. There is more help on If you still need help, please contact your local Husqvarna representative. 48 - Troubleshooting 1457 - 001 - 29.01.2020...
  • Page 49: Symptoms

    If your product does not work as expected, follow the symptoms guide below. There is a FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on which provides more detailed answers to a number of standard questions. Contact your local Husqvarna representative if you still cannot find the reason for the fault.
  • Page 50 Symptoms Cause Action The product is The product is parked due to a sched- Open the app and edit the schedule Park until fur- Dashboard and start parked for hours in ule setting, or because settings, or go to ther notice has been chosen in the app. the charging sta- the product.
  • Page 51: Finding Breaks In The Loop Wire

    Symptoms Cause Action Uneven mowing The product works too few hours per Increase the mowing time. Refer to Schedule on page 25 . results. day. Weather timer senses that the lawn has been mowed more than it ac- tually has. Increase the intensity level Weather timer .
  • Page 52 have occurred until there is only a very short boundary wire (thick black line in the section of the wire left. illustration). The following method does not work if mode is activated. Make sure first that ECO mode is turned off. Refer to ECO mode on page 27 .
  • Page 53 Continue until only a very short section of the wire remains which is the difference between a solid green light and a flashing blue light. Then follow instruction in step 5 below. If indicator lamp still flashes blue in step 3 above: Put AL and G1 back in their original positions.
  • Page 54: Transportation, Storage And Disposal

    Keep the product in a dry, frost free space. • Keep the product with all wheels on level Lift the rear edge of the top section of the ground during storage, or use a Husqvarna chassis. wall hanger. Disconnect the MMI cable from the main •...
  • Page 55: Technical Data

    8 Technical data 8.1 Technical data ® Dimensions Automower 550H Length, cm / in. 75 / 29.5 Width, cm / in. 63 / 24.8 Height, cm / in. 33 / 13 Weight, kg / lbs 15 / 33 ® Electrical system Automower 550H Battery, Lithium-Ion 18V, 5.0 Ah, Art.
  • Page 56 ® Mowing Automower 550H Cutting system 3 pivoted cutting blades Maximum blade motor speed, rpm 2300 Power consumption during cutting, W +/- 20 % Cutting height, cm / in. 5-9 / 2-3.6 Cutting width, cm / in. 24 / 9.4 Narrowest possible passage, cm / in.
  • Page 57: Registered Trademarks

    Product overview on page 4 . 8.2 Registered trademarks ® Bluetooth Bluetooth SIG, inc. and any word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by use of such marks by Husqvarna is under license. 1457 - 001 - 29.01.2020 Technical data - 57...
  • Page 58: Warranty

    The blades and wheels are seen as disposable and are not covered by the warranty. If an error occurs with your Husqvarna product, please contact Husqvarna customer service for further instructions. Please have the receipt and the product’s serial number at hand when contacting Husqvarna customer service.
  • Page 59: Applicable To Us/Ca Market

    10.1 Supplier's Declaration of Models without a hatch: The supplied label shall be attached to the product according to figure Conformity below Issuer: Husqvarna AB, Drottninggatan 2, S-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden Responsible party: Husqvarna Professional Products, Inc. 9335 Harris Corners Parkway Suite 500 Charlotte, NC 28269 United States U.S.
  • Page 60 Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
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  • Page 64 ® AUTOMOWER is a trademark owned by Husqvarna AB. © Copyright 2020 HUSQVARNA. All rights reserved. Original instructions 1141846-95 2020-02-04...

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