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g. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc.,
in accordance with these instructions and in the
manner intended for the particular type of power
tool, taking into account the working conditions
and the work to be performed. Use of the power tool
for operations different from those intended could result
in a hazardous situation.
5. Service
a. Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair
person using only identical replacement parts. This
will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
Additional safety instructions for jigsaws
Warning! Contact with or inhalation of dusts arising
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from cutting applications may endanger the health of the
operator and possible bystanders. Wear a dust mask
specifically designed for protection against dust and
fumes and ensure that persons within or entering the
work area are also protected.
Electrical safety
This tool is double insulated; therefore no earth wire
is required. Always check that the power supply
corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate.
This appliance is not intended for use by young or infirm
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persons without supervision. Children must be supervised
to ensure they do not play with the appliance.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
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manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
Features
This tool includes some or all of the following features.
1. On/off switch
2. Lock-on button
3. Variable speed control knob
4. Dust shroud
5. Blade support roller
6. Shoe plate
7. Dust extraction opening
8. Allen key
Assembly
Warning! Before attempting any of the following operations,
make sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged and
that the saw blade has stopped.
Fitting the saw blade (fig. A)
Remove the dust shroud (4).
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Loosen the screw (9) using the Allen key provided.
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Hold the saw blade (10) as shown, with the teeth facing
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forward.
Insert the shank of the saw blade into the blade holder (11)
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as far as it will go.
Tighten the screw (9).
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Adjust the blade support roller as described below.
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Adjusting the blade support roller (fig. B & C)
Loosen the screws (12).
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Push the blade support roller (5) forward until it touches
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the saw blade.
Tighten the screws (12).
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Make sure that the shoe plate is adjusted correctly.
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See below.
Connecting a vacuum cleaner to the tool (fig. D)
An adaptor is required to connect a vacuum cleaner or dust
extractor to the tool. The adaptor can be purchased from your
local Black & Decker retailer.
Push the adaptor (13) into the opening (7).
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Connect the vacuum cleaner hose (14) to the adaptor.
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Make sure that the dust shroud (4) is fitted.
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Use
Adjusting the shoe plate for bevel cuts (fig. E)
The shoe plate can be set to a left or right bevel angle of up to
45°.
Loosen the screws (12).
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Pull the shoe plate (6) forward, set it to the required angle
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and push it back into place. You can use the scale or a
protractor to check the angle.
Tighten the screws (12).
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Make sure that the blade support roller is adjusted correctly.
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To reset the shoe plate for straight cuts:
Loosen the screws (12).
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Pull the shoe plate forward and set it to an angle of
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approx. 0°.
Make sure that the blade support roller is adjusted correctly.
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Push the shoe plate backward and tighten the screws (12).
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Use a square to check the angle.
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Variable speed control
Set the variable speed control knob (4) to the required
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speed range. Use a high speed for wood, medium speed
for aluminium and PVC and low speed for metals other
than aluminium.
Switching on and off
To switch the tool on, press the on/off switch (1).
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