POWER TO GO ® INSTRUCTION MANUAL Catalog Number CPI20XB Thank you for choosing Black & Decker! Go to www.BlackandDecker.com/NewOwner to register your new product BEFORE RETURNING THIS PRODUCT FOR ANY REASON PLEASE CALL 1-800-544-6986 BEFORE YOU CALL, HAVE THE CATALOG No, AND DATE CODE AVAILABLE.
GENERAL SAFETY WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL APPLIANCES READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: Read and understand all instructions before operating product. Failure to follow all instructions listed below may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury. • AVOID DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT. Don’t use appliances in damp or wet locations. Don’t use appliances in the rain.
• DO NOT OPERATE portable electric tools near flammable liquids or in gaseous or explosive atmospheres. Certain components in these tools normally spark, and the sparks might ignite fumes. • EXTENSION CORDS. Make sure your extension cord is in good condition. When using an extension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry the current your product will draw.
THIS MANUAL CONTAINS IMPORTANT SAFETY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE POWER TO GO ® MODEL CPI20XB. WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY: • Follow these instructions and those published by the manufacturer of any equipment you intend to use with this unit. Review cautionary markings on these products. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: This product or its power cord contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defect or other reproductive...
• Proper cooling is essential when operating this unit. Do not place it near a heat source or in direct sunlight. • The inverter may become uncomfortably warm, reaching 165° F (74° C) under extended high power operation. During operation, keep it away from materials that may be affected by high temperatures.
INTRODUCTION Thank you for choosing the CPI20XB POWER TO GO ® . A convenient, easy-to- carry, rechargeable portable power source that supplies energy for 115 volt AC and USB powered personal electronic devices. This unit can be used to operate and recharge personal electronics, such as digital/video cameras, MP3 players, cell phones, PDA’s, and more.
HOW THE POWER TO GO ® WORKS The POWER TO GO ® is a power inverter with built-in batteries. A power inverter is an electronic device that converts low voltage DC (direct current) electricity from a battery to 115 volt AC (alternating current) household power. In designing this inverter, Black &...
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Charging the POWER TO GO ® Attach the barrel tip of the AC Charging Adapter to the AC Charging Port of the POWER TO GO ® and plug the standard two-prong plug into an appropriate, functioning 120 volt AC outlet. The red Battery Status LED Indicator will flash, indicating a proper connection has been made and the unit is charging.
power consumption is rated in amps AC, simply multiply by the AC volts (115) to determine the wattage. Resistive loads are the easiest for the inverter to run; however, it will not run larger resistive loads (such as electric stoves and heaters), which require far more wattage than the inverter can deliver.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE Storage 1. Make sure that the 115 Volt AC and USB receptacle covers are functioning properly and are in the closed position covering the receptacles when storing the POWER TO GO ® 2. Ideal storage temperature range is 0-40°C (32-104°F). 3.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Common Power Output Problems – 115 Volt AC Possible Cause Recommendations Red battery status LED indicator is Unit is in charging mode. For optimum flashing and there is no output results, allow unit to complete charging cycle before using. Battery Status LED indicators are Charging is complete, disconnect all lit, but there is no output...
Accessories Recommended accessories for use with your tool are available from your local dealer or authorized service center. If you need assistance regarding accessories, please call: 1-800-544-6986. WARNING: The use of any accessory not recommended for use with this tool could be hazardous. Service Information All Black &...
SPECIFICATIONS Input: 8.4 V DC, 5.0A Inverter Output: 115 V AC, 60Hz, 20 watts for 5 minutes, 16 watts continuous USB Output: 5 V DC (350mA) Batteries: 1.2 AH NiMH Imported by Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc., 701 E. Joppa Rd. Towson, MD 21286 U.S.A.