Select forward or reverse rotation using the forward/
reverse slider (2).
To switch the tool on, press the on/off switch (1).
To switch the tool off, release the on/off switch (1).
The LED light (6) is activated automatically when the on/off
switch (1) is depressed. The LED light will also activate when
the forward/reverse slider (2) is set to the centre position and
the on/off switch (1) is depressed.
Hints for optimum use
Let the tool work at its own pace. Do not overload.
Always use the correct type and size of screwdriver bit.
If screws are difficult to tighten, try applying a small
amount of washing liquid or soap as a lubricant.
Use the auto spindle lock to loosen very tight screws or to
firmly tighten screws.
Always hold the tool and screwdriver bit in a straight line
with the screw.
When screwing in wood, it is recommended to drill a pilot
hole with a depth equal to the length of the screw. A pilot
hole guides the screw and prevents splintering or
distortion of the wood. For the optimum size of the pilot
hole, refer to the table below.
When screwing in hardwood, also drill a clearance hole with
a depth equal to half the length of the screw. For the
optimum size of the clearance hole, refer to the table below.
Pilot hole ø
No. 6 (3.5 mm)
No. 8 (4 mm)
No. 10 (5 mm)
The performance of your tool depends on the accessory used.
Black & Decker accessories are engineered to high quality
standards and designed to enhance the performance of your
tool. By using these accessories you will get the very best
from your tool.
This tool uses screwdriver bits with a 1/4" (6.35 mm)
Pilot hole ø
Your Black & Decker 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.
Your charger does not require any maintenance apart from
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on the tool,
remove the battery from the tool. Unplug the charger before
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool and
charger using a soft brush or dry cloth.
Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth. Do
not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you find one day that your Black & Decker product
needs replacement, or if it is of no further use to you, do not
dispose of it with household waste. Make this product
available for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again.
Re-use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand for
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of
electrical products from the household, at municipal waste
sites or by the retailer when you purchase a new product.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of Black & Decker products once they have reached
the end of their working life. To take advantage of this service
please return your product to any authorised repair agent who
will collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker office at the
address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of our
after-sales service and contacts are available on the Internet at: