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.
Warning! Do not charge the battery at ambient temperatures below 10 °C or above 40
Note: Ensure the appliance is fully seated onto the charging base. If the appliance is
not fully seated then the appliance will not charge.
Switching on and off (fig. C)
To switch the appliance on, slide the on/off switch (1) forward to position 1.
To switch the appliance off, slide the on/off switch (1) back to position 0.
Optimising the suction force
In order to keep the suction force optimised, the filters must be cleared regularly during
Emptying and cleaning the product.
Removing the dust bowl and filters (fig. D & E).
Warning! The filters are re-usable and should be cleaned regularly.
Press the bowl release button (2) and pull the dust bowl (3) straight off.
While holding the dust bowl over a bin or sink, pull out the filter to empty the con-
tents of the bowl.
To replace the dust bowl, place it back onto the handle until it "clicks" firmly into
Warning! Never use the appliance without the filters. Optimum dust collection will only
be achieved with clean filters.
Pre-filter (fig. F)
The Filter and pre-filter can be separated to allow better cleaning.
Twist the pre-filter (7) in an anti-clockwise direction and lift from the filter (6).
Cleaning the dust bowls and filters
The dust bowls and filters can be washed in warm soapy water.
Make sure that the filters and the dust bowl are dry before re-fitting.
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:
For models: NV3610N, NV7210N & NV9610N use filter part number FLVD10-XJ
Your BLACK+DECKER corded/cordless appliance/tool has been designed to operate
over a long period of time with a minimum of maintenance. Continuous satisfactory
operation depends upon proper tool care and regular cleaning.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on corded/ cordless power tools:
Switch off and unplug the appliance/tool.
Or switch off and remove the battery from the appliance/tool if the appliance/tool
has a separate battery pack.
Or run the battery down completely if it is integral and then switch off.
Unplug the charger before cleaning it. Your charger does not require any mainte-
nance apart from regular cleaning.
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your appliance/tool/charger using a soft
brush or dry cloth.