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ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR
BATTERIES AND CHARGERS
f Never attempt to open for any reason.
f Do not expose the battery to water.
f Do not expose the battery to heat.
f Do not store in locations where the temperature may
exceed 40 °C.
f Charge only at ambient temperatures between 10 °C
and 40 °C.
f Charge only using the charger provided with the
f When disposing of batteries, follow the instructions
given in the section "Protecting the environment".
f Do not damage/deform the battery pack either by
puncture or impact, as this may create a risk of injury
f Do not charge damaged batteries.
f Under extreme conditions, battery leakage may occur.
When you notice liquid on the batteries:
a) Carefully wipe the liquid off using a cloth.
Avoid skin contact.
b) In case of skin or eye contact, follow the
Warning! The battery fluid may cause personal
injury or damage to property. In case of skin contact,
immediately rinse with water. If redness, pain or irritation
occurs seek medical attention. In case of eye contact,
rinse immediately with clean water and seek medical
Your charger has been designed for a specific voltage.
Always check that the mains voltage corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate.
Warning! Never attempt to replace the charger unit with
a regular mains plug.
f Use your Black & Decker charger only to charge
the battery in the appliance/tool with which it was
supplied. Other batteries could burst, causing
personal injury and damage.
f Never attempt to charge non-rechargeable batteries.
f If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker
Service Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
f Do not expose the charger to water.
f Do not open the charger.
f Do not probe the charger.
f The appliance/tool/battery must be placed in a well
ventilated area when charging.
Keep away from WATER, FIRE, SMOKE!
Important: Before using your High Frequency Automatic
and Manual Control Smart Charger, please read and
understand this user's manual. Any misoperation or
misusing may damage the equipment or create hazardous
conditions to the user.
Please keep this manual for future reference.
The 4/12/25A Automatic and Manual Control Smart
Charger which is a part of a family of modern design.
It is designed to charge 12V rechargeable lead-acid
batteries with various types of capacity. It can choose
charging current automatically or you can do it by yourself.
By detecting the capacity of battery, it can choose the
charging rate automatically; or you can choose the
charging rate manually.
The Charger includes the automatic protection features to
ensure safety as: short circuit protection, reverse polarity
protection, over-heating shut off, battery recondition.
The three-mode charge protects the battery from being
damaged and prolongs its use life. The digital display
indicators will directly display the current status of the
unit. It has been tested be in line with the requirement of
the FCC certification. This manual will explain how to use
the charger safely and effectively. Please read and follow
these instructions and precautions carefully.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Misusing or incorrectly connecting the 4/12/25A Automatic
and Manual Control Smart Charger may damage the
equipment or create hazardous condition for users. Read
the following safety instructions and pay special attention to
all Caution and Warning statement in the guide.
Failure to follow these safety guidelines will result in
personal injury and/or the damage to the unit. It may
also void the warranty.
Warning! identify conditions that may result in personal
injury or loss of life.
Cautions! identify conditions or practices that may
damage the unit or other equipment.
Warning! This guide contains important and
operating instructions in how to use the charger to
recharge 12V batteries. Read this guide fully for safe
operation of this charger.
1. This appliance is not intended for use by persons with
reduced physical sensory or mental capabilities, or lack
of experience and knowledge, unless they have been
given supervision or instruction concerning use of the
appliance by a person responsible for their safety!