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Charging process completed (The LED lights up
Charging (The LED lights up red.)
Electrical safety
Your charger is double insulated; therefore no earth
wire is required. Always check that the mains
voltage corresponds to the voltage on the rating
plate. Never attempt to replace the charger unit with
a regular mains plug.
This appliance is not intended for use by young or infirm
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
manufacturer or an authorised Black & Decker Service
Centre in order to avoid a hazard.
This tool includes some or all of the following features.
1. Variable speed switch
2. Forward/reverse slider
3. Torque adjustment collar
4. Chuck
5. Battery
6. Battery charge indicator
7. Bit holder
Fig. A
8. Charger
9. Charger receptacle
10. Charging indicator
Warning! Before assembly, remove the battery from the tool.
Fitting and removing the battery (fig. B)
To fit the battery (5), line it up with the receptacle on the
tool. Slide the battery into the receptacle and push until
the battery snaps into place.
To remove the battery, push the release button (11) while
at the same time pulling the battery out of the receptacle.
Fitting the battery cap (fig. C)
Warning! Fit the cap (12) to the battery (5) for transportation
and storage.
Fitting and removing a drill bit or screwdriver bit
(fig. D)
This tool is fitted with a keyless chuck to allow for an easy
exchange of bits.
Lock the tool by setting the forward/reverse slider (2) to
the centre position.
Open the chuck by turning the sleeve (13) with one hand
while holding the tool with the other.
Insert the bit shaft (14) into the chuck.
Firmly tighten the chuck by turning sleeve (13) with one
hand while holding the tool with the other.
Warning! Let the tool work at its own pace. Do not overload.
Charging the battery (fig. A)
The battery needs to be charged before first use and
whenever it fails to produce sufficient power on jobs that were
easily done before. When charging the battery for the first
time, or after prolonged storage, it will only accept an 80%
charge. After several charge and discharge cycles, the battery
will attain full capacity. The battery may become warm while
charging; this is normal and does not indicate a problem.
Warning! Do not charge the battery at ambient temperatures
below 4 °C or above 40 °C. Recommended charging
temperature: approx. 24 °C.
Using the 3 hour charger
To charge the battery (5), remove it from the tool and slide
the charger receptacle (9) onto the battery.
Plug in the charger (8).
The battery will become warm while charging. After approx.
3 hours of charging, the battery will be sufficiently charged for
use in regular applications. After approx. 6 hours of charging,
the battery will be fully charged.
Remove the charger receptacle from the battery.
Warning! Do not replace the charger unit with a regular mains
Using the 1 hour charger
To charge the battery (5), remove it from the tool and
insert it into the charger (8). The battery will only fit into
the charger in one way. Do not force. Be sure that the
battery is fully seated in the charger.
Plug in the charger.
Check if the charging indicator (10) is red. If the charging
indicator lights up is green, the battery is either fully
charged or too hot and cannot be charged. If this happens,
remove the battery from the charger, let the battery cool
down for approx. 1 hour and re-insert it.
After approx. 1 hour of charging, the charging indicator (10)
will change colour from red to green. The battery is now fully
Remove the battery from the charger.

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