Hold the power tool by the insulated gripping
surfaces, because the cutter may contact its
own cord. Cutting a "live" wire may make
exposed metal parts of the power tool "live"
and shock the operator.
Use clamps or another practical way to
secure and support the workpiece to a stable
platform. Holding the work by hand or
against your body leaves it unstable and may
lead to loss of control.
Warning! Contact with, or inhalation of dusts
arising from routing 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.
Thoroughly remove all dust after routing.
Only use router bits with a shank diameter
equal to the size of the collet installed in the
Only use router bits suitable for the no-load
speed of the tool.
Never use router bits with a diameter
exceeding the maximum diameter speciﬁed
in the technical data section.
Do not use the tool in an inverted position.
Do not attempt to use the tool in a stationary
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer or an
authorised Black & Decker Service Centre in
order to avoid hazard.
Take special care when routing where the
paint is possibly lead based or when routing
some woods which may produce toxic dust:
- Do not let children or pregnant women
enter the work area.
- Do not eat, drink or smoke in the work
- Dispose of dust particles and any other
The intended use is described in this
instruction manual. The use of any accessory
or attachment or performance of any
operation with this tool other than those
recommended in this instruction manual may
present a risk of personal injury and/or
damage to property.
Safety of others
This appliance/tool is not intended for use by
persons (including children) 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.
Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
Additional residual risks may arise when using
the tool which may not be included in the
enclosed safety warnings. These risks can arise
from misuse, prolonged use etc.
Even with the application of the relevant safety
regulations and the implementation of safety
devices, certain residual risks can not be
avoided. These include: