Leave the appliance to charge for at
least 16 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 4 °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 (cat. no. VF60).
Remove the old ﬁlters as described
Fit the new ﬁlters as described
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 product.
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.
You can check the location of your
nearest authorised repair agent by
contacting your local Black & Decker
ofﬁce at the address indicated in this
manual. Alternatively, a list of authorised
Black & Decker repair agents and full
details of our after-sales service and
contacts are available on the Internet at: