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  • Page 1 Automower ™ Operator’s Manual...
  • Page 2 Automower ™ Please read this Operator’s Manual carefully before using the machine. The concept behind the Automower™ comes straight out of nature - the principle of the grazing animal. Which means basically that the grass is cut a little and often.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Symbols _______________________________________________ Symbols on Automower™ ______________________________ Symbols in the Operator’s Manual ______________________ Safety Instructions ____________________________________ ____________________________________________________ Transport _______________________________________________ Maintenance ___________________________________________ Presentation __________________________________________ Function of Automower™ _____________________________ Capacity ______________________________________________ Installation ___________________________________________ A. Preparations _______________________________________ B. Planning the installation ____________________________ C.
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  • Page 5: Symbols

    Never place your hands or feet close to or under the body when Automower™ is in operation. 3012-274 • Never use Automower™ if persons, especially children, or pets, are in the immediate vicinity. 3012-273 • This product conforms to the applicable EU Directives. 6001-024 electrolux automower...
  • Page 6: Symbols In The Operator's Manual

    The information box indicates the risk of material IMPORTANT INFORMATION damage , especially if the instructions are not Xxxxxx xxx xxxx xxxxxxx xxx followed. The box is also used where there is a risk xxxx xxxx xxxxx xxx. of user error. electrolux automower...
  • Page 7: Safety Instructions

    • The Automower™ must never be used at the same time as a sprinkler. In this case use the timer function, see ”2. Timer” on page 29, so the mower and sprinkler never run simultaneously. electrolux automower...
  • Page 8: Transport

    Check especially that the blades and blade disc are not damaged. Replace all blades and screws at the same time if necessary so that the rotating parts are balanced, see ”Maintenance” on page 46. electrolux automower...
  • Page 9: Presentation

    This chapter contains information you should be aware of when planning the installation. Installation of the Electrolux Automower™ includes four main components: Automower™ , an automatic lawn mower that mows the lawn by moving in essentially an irregular pattern.
  • Page 10: Function Of Automower

    Automower™, sense when the mower approaches the boundary wire. The Automower™ overruns the wire by up to 27 centimetres before it turns. The overrun length can be set, see ”Drive past wire (3-2)” on page 34. 3012-380 10 electrolux automower...
  • Page 11 The sleep mode can also be activated in the event of a fault occurring during mowing or charging and which is not rectified within 25 minutes. The Automower™ is 3012-400 then activated by pressing the STOP button. electrolux automower 11...
  • Page 12: Capacity

    Automower™ mows for approximately 40 -60 minutes, depending on the age of the battery and the thickness of the grass. The mower then charges for about 45 minutes. Above 25°C both the mowing and charging times gradually drop. 12 electrolux automower...
  • Page 13: Installation

    • Boundary wire connector (20) • Boundary wire coupler (21) During installation you will also need: • Hammer to simplify putting the staples in the ground • Combination pliers • Straight spade, if the boundary wire is to be buried electrolux automower 13...
  • Page 14 Stop button 17. Transformer with power cord Keypad 18. Low voltage cable Display 19. Staples Main switch 20. Boundary wire connector 10. Handle 21. Boundary wire coupler 11. Chassis box with electronics, battery and 22. Operator’s Manual motors 14 electrolux automower...
  • Page 15: Planning The Installation

    It is also beneficial if the transformer can be placed under a roof. It is recommended to use an earth fault-breaker when connecting the transformer to the wall socket. electrolux automower 15...
  • Page 16 Maintains a maximum distance of 35 metres from Automower™ in the entire working area. • Does not lie on a sharp incline. The Automower™ may find it difficult to reverse back, especially in damp weather conditions when there is a large risk of skidding. 16 electrolux automower...
  • Page 17 The height must then be at least 15 cm. This will prevent the Automower™, under any circumstances, coming outside of the working area. electrolux automower 17...
  • Page 18 The Automower™ will turn when it collides with this type of obstacle. However, for the most gentle and silent operation, it is preferable to demarcate all fixed objects in and around the working area. 18 electrolux automower...
  • Page 19 The minimum spacing between the wires in a passage is 130 cm. 3012-232 The transition between a large area and a passage should be, if possible, designed like a ”funnel”, with rounded corners, to make it easier for the Automower™ to enter the passage. electrolux automower 19...
  • Page 20: Placing The Charging Station

    From an uncharged state the battery takes about 3012-385 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours until it is fully charged. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Automower™ cannot be used before the installation is complete. 20 electrolux automower...
  • Page 21: Laying Out The Boundary Wire

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION Twisted cables, or a screw terminal (”chock- block”), insulated with insulation tape is not a 3012-304 3012-305 satisfactory splice. Soil moisture will cause the conductors to oxidise and after a while result in a broken circuit. electrolux automower 21...
  • Page 22: Connecting The Boundary Wire

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION The boundary wire must not be crossed when connecting to the charging station. Therefore the right hand wire end must be connected to the right hand connector on the charging station and vice versa. 3012-303 22 electrolux automower...
  • Page 23 3012-265 Press the connector onto the metal pin on the charging station. IMPORTANT INFORMATION The right hand connector should be connected on the right hand metal pin on the charging station and vice versa. 3012-267 electrolux automower 23...
  • Page 24: Checking The Installation

    If you have one Automower™ for several gardens with one boundary wire and charging station per garden the mower can have the same PIN code for all the gardens. Contact your dealer for further information. 24 electrolux automower...
  • Page 25: Control Panel

    The program icon shows when one of the programs under the buttons A, B or C is selected. • The battery status shows the remaining battery charge. The keypad consists of five groups of buttons: Shortcuts, program, selection, numbers and the main switch. 3012-416 electrolux automower 25...
  • Page 26: Shortcuts

    ”Use program A?” will appear on the display. If YES is pressed, the Program A will be selected. The letter ”A” is then shown on the right-hand side of the display to indicate which program is selected. 26 electrolux automower...
  • Page 27: Select

    When the main switch is turned ON for the first time, a start-up sequence begins which includes: selection of the language, time format, date format 3012-408 and four-digit PIN code, plus setting of the time and date, see page 24. electrolux automower 27...
  • Page 28: Menu Functions

    When this box is checked with a tick it means the function is selected. In some of the submenus there is information to the right of specific rows. This information indicates which selection has been made for the function. 3012-307 28 electrolux automower...
  • Page 29: Commands

    ON (2-1-1) Move the cursor to ”ON” and press YES to turn off Weekend timer the timer function. • OFF (2-1-2) Week timer Move the cursor to ”OFF” and press YES to turn on the timer function. electrolux automower 29...
  • Page 30 Week timer • Fri (2-4-5) • Sat (2-4-6) • Sun (2-4-7) Run all Thur • Run all (2-4-8) 2-4- Move the cursor to ”Run all” and press YES. Then press YES again to the question ”All ON”. 30 electrolux automower...
  • Page 31: Garden

    In order for Automower™ to follow the preselected Exit settings exit settings: Move the cursor to ”Default” and press Exit angles YES. Then press YES again to the question ”Reset to default?”. Drive past wire Follow loop out 3-1-1 Garden shape Check loop electrolux automower 31...
  • Page 32 Specify in degrees where you want the sector/ sector 2 to end. • Proportion first When you use two exit sectors: Specify a percentage to define on how many occasions the Automower™ should leave the charging station in sector 1. 32 electrolux automower...
  • Page 33 ”Charge exit settings (3-1)”. If a value of 20% is specified for Area 1 and 10% for Area 2, the remaining 70% is allocated to the selection under ”Charge exit settings (3-1)”. electrolux automower 33...
  • Page 34 The Open shape is a lawn area with few obstacles and no passages. 3012-290 3012-291 Example of the open garden shape. Lawn area 400 m and 1,100 m 34 electrolux automower...
  • Page 35 Example of complex 1 garden shape. Lawn area 900 m respective 1,000 m Complex 2 is a large lawn area with many obstacles and passages. 3012-414 3012-295 Example of complex 2 garden shape. Lawn area 1,500 m respective 800 m electrolux automower 35...
  • Page 36 Adjusting the settings for the garden shape also improves the mowing results. Different gardens require different settings. A few suggestions are given below. Garden Exit settings (3-1) shape (3-3) Open Exit settings (3-1): Default (3-1-1). 3012-421 36 electrolux automower...
  • Page 37 Area 2: Direction to right, distance 30 m and proportion 20%. 3012-419 Complex 2 Exit settings (3-1): Default (3-1-1). Follow loop out (3-1-3): One remote area: Area 1: Direction to right, distance 40 m and proportion 15%. 3012-420 electrolux automower 37...
  • Page 38: Settings

    YES. 4-1- User info level When the PIN code has been changed, the message ”PIN CODE CHANGED” is displayed Language for a few seconds. The ”Security” menu will then appear again. Time and date 38 electrolux automower...
  • Page 39 • Activate: Move the cursor to ”Settings lock” and press YES. Now select ”On” to activate. Settings lock • Deactivate: Move the cursor to ”Settings lock” and press YES. Now select ”Off” to deactivate 4-1-4 the function. electrolux automower 39...
  • Page 40 3 beeps/second Fault message One long beep Blade disc blocked Short click sound A button on the keypad has been pressed Short double beep A change to the setting has been made Muffled long beep Incorrect input 40 electrolux automower...
  • Page 41 Advanced user level info level STARTING CHARGING Charge time (min) Charge current MOWING Mow time (min) Cutting power SEARCHING Mow time (min) Search time (min) TIMER FAULT (for example, ”No loop signal”) ENTER PIN to CANCEL ALARM WAITING electrolux automower 41...
  • Page 42 Finish by pressing YES. • Date format (4-5-4) Move the cursor to ”Date format” and press YES. Move the cursor to the required date format: • YY-MM-DD (year-month-day), • MM-DD-YY (month-day-year) or • DD-MM-YY (day-month-year). Finish by pressing YES. 42 electrolux automower...
  • Page 43: Use

    If the time lock is activated: Enter the PIN code. Close the cover. The message ”STARTING” is shown on the display. If the Automower™ is set with the sound on you will also hear 1 beep/second for 5 seconds when the blade disc 3012-408 starts. electrolux automower 43...
  • Page 44: Using The Timer

    Press the STOP button. Set the main switch to the OFF position. Always switch off the Automower™ using the main switch if you intend to perform maintenance or move the mower outside of the working area. 3012-409 44 electrolux automower...
  • Page 45: Adjusting The Cutting Height

    • Turn clockwise to raise the cutting height. • Turn anticlockwise to lower the cutting height. 3012-253 Close the cover. Ensure that the catch button locks. electrolux automower 45...
  • Page 46: Maintenance

    Automower™ is used. A long season or many hours of use per day, means that the battery must be replaced more regularly. The battery may only be replaced by a dealer. 46 electrolux automower...
  • Page 47: Winter Storage

    Check whether the Automower™, contact strips or charging strips need to be cleaned before using. If the charging or contact strips appear to be burnt, clean them using fine grade emery cloth. Check that the mower’s time and date are correct. electrolux automower 47...
  • Page 48: Cleaning

    If necessary, contact your dealer. 3012-394 Body Use a damp, soft sponge or cloth to clean the body. If the body is very dirty it may be necessary to use a soap solution or washing-up liquid. 3012-392 48 electrolux automower...
  • Page 49: Replacing The Blades

    Unscrew the blade. Use a straight slot or cross-tip screwdriver. 3012-260 Pry apart the skid plate and blade disc a little and remove the blade and screw. Screw tight the new blade. electrolux automower 49...
  • Page 50: Trouble Shooting

    ”island” and thereby switching off the signal. Trapped Automower™ has got caught in Free the Automower™ and rectify the something. reason for it getting trapped. 50 electrolux automower...
  • Page 51 Upside down The Automower™ leans too much or Turn the mower the right way up. has turned over. Battery empty The Automower™ is set in MAN This behaviour is normal; no action operating mode. required. electrolux automower 51...
  • Page 52: Trouble Shooting Guide

    Both the mowing and This behaviour is normal in high No action charging times are temperatures (gradually increasing shorter than usual above 25°C). 52 electrolux automower...
  • Page 53: Technical Data

    NiMH special battery 18V / 2.2Ah (40Wh) Transformer 230V / 24V Noise emissions Measured noise level 63 dB(A) Guaranteed noise level 69 dB(A) Mowing Mowing system Three, pivoted cutting knife blades Cutting height 2-6 cm Cutting width 22 cm Working capacity 1,800 m electrolux automower 53...
  • Page 54: Eu Declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel: +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the automatic lawn mower Electrolux Automower™ from year 2004 serial numbers and onward (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the rating plate with subsequent serial number), conforms with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE:...
  • Page 56 The Electrolux Group is the world’s largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vaccum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approximately USD 14 billion in more than 150 countries around the world.

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