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1 On/Off switch
3 Handle wing nut
4 Adjustable handle
5 Adjusting collar
7 Ventilation slots
8 Trimmer head
9 Plant protector (ART 26/2600 ACCUTRIM only)
10 Cutting guard
11 Wheels (ART 26/2600 ACCUTRIM only)
12 Foot pedal for head angle adjustment
13 Rechargeable battery
14 LED indicator
15 Battery charger
16 Charging compartment
17 Serial Number
Not all of the accessories illustrated or described are
included as standard delivery.
For Your Safety
Warning! Switch off, remove battery from ma-
chine before adjusting or cleaning.
The blade continues to rotate for a few sec-
onds after the trimmer is switched off.
Caution – do not touch rotating blade.
The charging procedure starts as soon as the mains
plug is plugged into the socket and the battery 13 is
inserted into the charging compartment 16.
Due to the intelligent charging method, the charging
condition of the battery is automatically detected and
the battery is charged depending on battery temper-
ature and voltage.
This gives longer life to the battery and always
leaves it fully charged when kept in the charger for
Control of the charging procedure is indicated via
the charge control LED 14:
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The rapid-charging procedure is in-
dicated by flashing of the charge
control LED 14.
The battery is fully charged as soon as the LED 14
switches from flashing to being lit continuously. Af-
terwards the battery can be removed for immediate
It is recommended not to remove the battery until the
battery is fully charged.
The rapid-charging procedure is possible only
when the temperature of the battery is be-
tween 0 °C and 45 °C.
The trickle-charging procedure is in-
dicated by continuous lighting of
the LED 14.
With the battery fully charged, the charger immedi-
ately switches to trickle-charge mode. This equal-
izes the natural running-down of the battery again.
With continuous or several repetitive charging cy-
cles without interruption, the charger can warm up.
This is not harmful and does not indicate a technical
defect of the unit.
A battery 13 that is new or has not been used for a
longer period does not develop its full capacity until
after approximately 5 charging/discharging cycles.
Leave such batteries 13 in the charging compart-
ment 16 until they have clearly warmed up.
A significantly reduced working period after charging
indicates that the batteries are worn out and must be
Do not connect the battery before product
is completely assembled.
Ensure product is assemble in the following or-
Mounting the Cutting Guard
Place the cutting guard 10 on the trimmer head 8.
Hook the guard onto trimmer head and push until
Push rear of guard until secure (click).
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