While charging, the charger may become
warm. This is normal and does not
indicate a problem. The appliance can be
left connected to the charger indefinitely.
The charging indicator (5) will be lit as
long as the appliance is connected to the
Warning! Do not charge the battery at
ambient temperatures below 4 °C or
above 40 °C.
Adjusting the dust collector (fig. D)
Extend the dust collector (2) by
pulling the dust collector extension
(1) until it locks into position.
Retract the dust collector extension
(1) by pressing the area (12) marked
with an arrow and pushing the dust
collector extension (1) back into the
dust collector (2).
Switching on and off (fig. E & F)
To switch the appliance on, slide the
on/off switch (4) forward.
To switch the appliance off, slide the
on/off switch (4) back.
DV1205 & DV9605 - Optimising the
suction force (fig. G)
In order to keep the suction force
optimised, the filters must be cleared
regularly during use.
Slide the filter cleaning button (6) up
and down a few times to shake out
dust clogging the filters (10 & 11).
Cleaning and maintenance
Warning! Regularly clean the filters (10 &
Cleaning the dust collector and filters
(fig. H - K)
The filters are re-usable and should be
Press the release button (3) and
remove the dust collector (2).
Empty the dust collector (2) (fig. I).
Remove the filters (10 & 11) by
twisting them clockwise (fig. J).
Separate the filters (10 & 11)
Brush any loose dust from the filters
(10 & 11).
Wash the filters in warm, soapy
water (fig. K). The dust collector (2)
can also be washed if necessary.
Warning! Do not immerse the appliance
Make sure that the dust collector (2)
and the filters (10 & 11) are dry.
Refit the filters (10 & 11) on to the
appliance, twisting them counter-
clockwise until they lock into place.
Refit the dust collector (2) onto the
appliance. Make sure that the dust
collector clicks into place.
Warning! Never use the appliance
without the filters. Optimum dust
collection will only be achieved with clean
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 (cat. no. VF70, VF80 for HEPA
Remove the old filters as described
Fit the new filters as described
Storing the accessories (fig. L & M)
Press the accessories into the
corresponding holders until they click
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This
product must not be disposed
of with normal household
Should you find one day that your
appliance needs replacement, or if it is of
no further use to you, think of the
protection of the environment. Black &
Decker repair agents will accept old Black
& Decker tools and ensure that they are
disposed of in an environmentally safe