E N G L I S H
Only fit 13 Amperes BS1363A approved plugs
fitted with the correctly rated fuse (1).
The cable wire colours, or a letter, will be
marked at the connection points of most good
quality plugs. Attach the wires to their
respective points in the plug (see above).
Brown is for Live (L) (2), blue is for Neutral (N) (4).
Before replacing the top cover of the mains
plug ensure that the cable restraint (3) is
holding the outer sheath of the cable firmly
and that the leads are correctly fixed at the
If the plug has a fuse cover, make sure that the
fuse cover is fitted. Do not use the plug if the
fuse cover is missing or damaged.
Never use a light socket.
Using an extension cable
Always use an approved extension cable suitable
for the power input of this tool (see technical
data). The extension cable must be suitable for
outdoor use and marked accordingly. When using
a cable reel, always unwind the cable completely.
The carton contains:
1 Blade sheath
1 Instruction manual
Carefully unpack all parts.
Please note that additional items may be
found in the carton, depending on the letter
suffix following the catalogue number of your
OVERVIEW (fig. A)
1. Front handle switch
2. Trigger switch
3. Front handle
6. Blade sheath
Before assembly, make sure that the
tool is switched off and unplugged.
Fit the blade sheath over the blades.
You will need a number 2 Posidrive screwdriver for
Fitting the guard (fig. B)
Place the guard (4) onto the tool as shown.
Secure the guard using the two screws
Never use the tool without the guard.
Connecting the tool to the mains (fig. C)
Unless the tool is fitted with a mains cable, you will
need to connect an extension cable to the power
Connect the female socket of a suitable
extension cable to the power inlet.
Loop the extension cable through the cable
restraint (7) as shown to prevent it from
becoming detached during use.
Insert the mains plug into a mains outlet.
The extension cable must be suitable for
Let the tool work at its own pace.
Do not overload.
Carefully guide the cable in order to
avoid accidentally cutting it. A good
way to control the cable is by putting it
over your shoulder.
Switching on and off (fig. D)
For your safety, this tool is equipped with a
double switching system. This system prevents
starting the tool inadvertently and will only allow
operation while holding the tool with both hands.