1. The best storage place is one that is
cool and dry away from direct sunlight and
excess heat or cold.
2. Long storage will not harm the battery
pack or charger.
BLAck+DEckER chargers are designed to
charge BLAck+DEckER battery packs in 3-4
hours depending on the pack being charged.
1. Plug the charger into an appropriate
outlet before inserting the battery pack.
2. Insert the battery pack into the charger
as shown in figure A.
3. The green LED will flash indicating that
the battery is being charged.
4. The completion of charge is indicated by
the green LED remaining on continuously.
The pack is fully charged and may be used
at this time or left on the charger.
leAvING tHe BAtteRy IN
The charger and battery pack can be left
connected with the green LED glowing
indefinitely. The charger will keep the
battery pack fresh and fully charged.
IMPoRtANt cHARGING NoteS
1. Longest life and best performance can
be obtained if the battery pack is charged
when the air temperature is between 65°F
and 75°F (18°- 24°C). DO NOT charge the
battery pack in an air temperature below
40°F (4.5°C), or above 105°F (40.5°C).
This is important and will prevent serious
damage to the battery pack.
2. The charger and battery pack may
become warm to touch while charging.
This is a normal condition, and does not
indicate a problem. To facilitate the cooling
of the battery pack after use, avoid placing
the charger or battery pack in a warm
environment such as in a metal shed, or an
3. If the battery pack does not charge properly:
a. check current at receptacle by
plugging in a lamp or other appliance
b. check to see if receptacle is
connected to a light switch which turns
power off when you turn out the lights.
c. Move charger and battery pack to a
location where the surrounding air
temperature is approximately 65°F -
75°F (18°- 24°C).
d. If charging problems persist, take
the tool, battery pack and charger to
your local service center.
4. The battery pack should be recharged
when it fails to produce sufficient power on
jobs which were easily done previously.
do Not coNtINue to use under these
conditions. Follow the charging procedure.
You may also charge a partially used pack
whenever you desire with no adverse affect
on the battery pack.
5. Foreign materials of a conductive nature
such as, but not limited to, steel wool,
aluminum foil, or any buildup of metallic
particles should be kept away from charger
cavities. Always unplug the charger from
the power supply when there is no battery
pack in the cavity. Unplug charger before
attempting to clean.
6. Do not freeze or immerse charger in
water or any other liquid.
WARNING: Shock hazard. Do not allow
any liquid to get inside charger. Never
attempt to open the battery pack for any
reason. If the plastic housing of the battery
pack breaks or cracks, return to a service
center for recycling.
INStAllAtIoN ANd ReMovAl
of tHe BAtteRy PAck
to INStAll BAtteRy PAck: Insert
battery pack into the flashlight until an
audible click is heard (figure B). Make
sure battery pack is fully seated and fully
latched into position.
to ReMove BAtteRy PAck: Depress
the battery release button as shown in figure
c and pull battery pack out of the flashlight.