Black & Decker GR230C Technical data

EMax34i
EMax34s
EMax38i
EMax42i
ENGLISH
(Original instructions)
Intended use
Your Black & Decker mower has been designed for mowing
grass. This tool is intended for consumer use only.
Warning! Read all of the 'Safety, Maintenance,
Service' manual carefully before operating
this appliance.
Read all of this manual carefully before operating
the appliance.
Features
This appliance includes some or all of the following features.
1. Switch box
2. On/off switch
3. Upper handle
4. Intelligent cable management
5. Lower handle
6. Cable storage holders
7. Height adjustment
8. Height of cut gauge
9. EdgeMax
10. Grass collection box
11. Clear grass flap
12. Carry handles
Assembly
Warning! Before assembly, make sure that the appliance is
switched off and unplugged.
Assembling the grass collection box (fig. A - D)
The grass box requires assembly before use and comes in 5
pieces.
u Clip the handle (13) into the lid (14) of the grass box (fig.
A). The handle will only fit one way round.
u Clip the 2 sides (15) of the grass collection box together.
Make sure that all clips and guides are aligned (fig. B).
u Align the assembled sides onto the bottom (16) of the
grass collection box. Ensure that the 4 guides (17) are
aligned (fig. C)
u Push the 2 parts together. Apply even force around all
edges of the grass collection box securing the clips
into position uniformly. Check that each clip is fastened
together securely.
u Align the lid (14) onto the assembled grass collection box.
Ensure that the 10 guides (18) are aligned (fig. D)
Note: Take extra care when aligning the 2 clips at the rear of
the grass collection box.
u Push down on the lid to secure all clips. Begin at the back
and ensure that all clips are securely located.
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Fitting the lower handle (fig. E)
Insert the ends of the lower handle (5) into the corresponding holes in the mower.
u Press the handle down as far as it will go.
u Secure the handle using the screws (19.
u
Assembling the upper handle (fig. F)
Fit the upper handle part (3) to the lower handle (5) using
the knobs (20), washers (21) and screws (22) as shown.
Note: The upper handle can be fixed in 2 different height
positions.
u
Securing the motor cable (fig. G)
The motor cable has to be fixed using the cable restraints.
u Clip the cable to the upper and lower handle using the
restraint clips (23) as shown.
Fitting the grass collection box (fig. N)
u
Lift the clear grass flap (11) and place the grass collection
box (10) over the lugs (24).
Replacing the blade (fig. L)
Warning! Ensure the blade has completely stopped and
disconnect the appliance from the mains.
Warning! Only use the specified replacement blade.
Warning! Use heavy-duty gloves to grip the blade.
To remove the blade:
u Turn the appliance onto its side.
u Using heavy-duty gloves, grip the blade.
u Use a 13mm spanner to loosen and remove the blade bolt
(25) by turning the spanner anti-clockwise (ac).
u Remove the blade (26) and blade bolt (25).
To replace the blade:
u Offer the blade up to bolt shaft and locate the blade bolt
(25) into the bolt shaft.
Note: When fitting a blade, the text on the blade must be
facing the user.
u Tighten the blade bolt (25) as firmly as possible by hand.
u Using heavy-duty gloves, grip the blade.
u Use a 13mm spanner to securely tighten the blade bolt
(25) by turning the spanner clockwise (c).
Use
Warning! Let the appliance work at its own pace. Do not
overload.
Adjusting the height of cut (fig. M1 & M2)
The height of cut is adjusted by the central height adjust
mechanism, there are 6 positions to choose from.
To set the height of cut
u Pull the height adjustment lever (7) away from the body of
the unit.
(Original instructions)
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Move the lever towards the rear of the appliance to lower
the height of cut.
u Move the lever towards the front of the appliance to raise
the height of cut.
u Push the height adjustment lever (7) into one of the 6
height locations.
Note: The height of cut can be viewed on the height of cut
gauge (8) on the side of the unit.
Switch the appliance on as described above.
Proceed as shown in fig. P1
u Move from position 1 to position 2.
u Turn right and proceed towards position 3.
u Turn left and move towards position 4.
u Repeat the above procedure as required.
Warning: Do not work towards the cable as shown in fig. P2.
Switching on and off (fig. I)
EdgeMax allows you to cut grass right up to the edge of a wall
or fence (fig K1).
EdgeMax allows you to accurately cut grass right up to the
edge of your lawn (fig K2).
u With the lawnmower parallel with the edge of your lawn.
u Push the lawnmower along the edge of the lawn. Ensure
that the EdgeMax (9) is slightly over the edge of your lawn
(fig.K2)
Note: The roller underneath the appliance provides stability
when mowing over the edge of your lawn.
u
Switching on
u Push in and hold the lock-off button (27).
u Pull the on/off switch (2) towards the handle.
u Release the lock-off button.
Switching off
u Release the on/off switch (2).
Warning: Never attempt to lock a switch in the on position.
Mowing (fig. P1 & P2) (EMax38i & EMax42i only)
We recommend to use your mower as outlined in this section
in order to achieve optimum results and to reduce the risk of
cutting the mains cable.
u Loop the mains cable through the intelligent cable
management system (4) as shown (fig. H) ensue that you
leave approximately 100 cm of cable between the switchbox (1) and the intelligent cable management restraint (4).
u Ensure that the cable restraint can slide freely from one
handle to the other.
u Place the bulk of the mains cable on the lawn, close to the
starting point (position 1 in fig. P1).
u Switch the appliance on as described above.
u Proceed as shown in fig. P1
u Move from position 1 to position 2.
u Turn right, stepping over the cable and proceed towards
position 3. The cable restraint will slide from one side of
the handle to the other ensuring that the cable is laid out
away from the cutting blade.
u Turn left, stepping over the cable and move towards position 4. The cable restraint will slide from one side of the
handle to the other ensuring that the cable is laid out away
from the cutting blade.
u Repeat the above procedure as required.
Warning: Do not work towards the cable as shown in fig. P2.
Mowing (fig. P1 & P2) (EMax34s & EMax34i only)
We recommend to use your mower as outlined in this section
in order to achieve optimum results and to reduce the risk of
cutting the mains cable.
u Place the bulk of the mains cable on the lawn, close to the
starting point (position 1 in fig. P1).
u
u
EdgeMax (fig. K1 & K2)
Compact&Go (fig. J) (EMax34i, EMax38i & EMax42i
only)
When the grass collection box is full you can compact the
grass in the collection box. You can determine how full the
grass collection box is by looking through the clear grass flap
(11).
u Release the on/off switch (2).
u Using your right foot, press the grass compaction lever
(29) all the way down until it locks into place.
Note: The grass in the collection box is now compressed into
the rear of the box. You may continue mowing until the grass
collection box becomes full.
Emptying the grass collection box (fig. J) (EMax34i,
EMax38i & EMax42i only)
Release the on/off switch (2).
Remove the grass collection box (10).
u Empty the contents from the front of the box.
u Place the grass collection box on the ground and pull in
and hold the grass compaction lever release button (30).
u Lift the grass compaction lever (29) into the vertical
position and release the grass compaction lever release
button (30).
u Empty the contents from the rear of the box.
u
u
Emptying the grass collection box (EMax34s only)
When the grass collection box is full you should empty the
grass in the collection box.
u Release the on/off switch (2).
u Remove the grass collection box (10).
u Empty the contents from the box.
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(Original instructions)
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Cable storage (fig. O)
The cable holders (6) provide a safe and convenient way to
store the cable (31) when not in use.
u Wrap the cable around the cable holders (6) in a figure of
eight pattern.
Carrying the mower
Warning! Ensure the blade has completely stopped and
disconnect the appliance from the mains.
u The mower can be carried using the convenient carry
handles (12).
Hints for optimum use
If the grass is longer than approximately 10 cm, make two
cuts to obtain a better finish. First mow at maximum height
of cut, then use a low or medium height of cut.
u In order to achieve optimum results, only mow dry grass.
u
Troubleshooting
If your appliance seems not to operate properly, follow the
instructions below. If this does not solve the problem, please
contact your local Black & Decker repair agent.
Warning! Before proceeding, remove the plug from the
socket.
Problem
Machine fails to
operate
Possible Cause
Possible solution
Power turned off
Turn power on
Fuse faulty/blown
Replace fuse
Grass too long
Increase the height of
cut and move machine
to shorter grass to start
Thermal cut out
Allow motor to cool and
activated
increase height of cut
Machine functions
Thermal cut out
Allow motor to cool and
intermittently
activated
increase height of cut
Height of cut too low
Increase height of cut
Cutting blade blunt
Replace the blade
Underside of machine
Check underneath the
clogged
machine and clear out
Machine leaves
ragged finish or
motor labours
as necessary (always
wear heavy duty
gloves)
Blade fitted upside
down
4
Refit blade correctly
Technical data
EMax34s
EMax38i
EMax42i
EMax34i
Type 3
Type 3
Type 3
Voltage
VAC
230-240
230-240
230-240
Power Input
W
1400
1600
1800
3500
3500
3500
-1
No-Load Speed
min
Height adjustment
mm
20-70
20-70
20-70
Blade length
mm
340
380
420
Weight
kg
12.1
13.3
13.9
Hand/arm weighted vibration value according to EN 60335:
= 3.2 m/s2 , uncertainty (K) = 1.5 m/s2.
(Original instructions)
ENGLISH
EC declaration of conformity
MACHINERY DIRECTIVE
OUTDOOR NOISE DIRECTIVE
%
EMax34s / EMax34i / EMax38i / EMax42i
Black & Decker declares that these products described under
"technical data" are in compliance with:
2006/42/EC, EN 60335-1, EN 60335-2-77
2000/14/EC, Lawn Mower, L < 50cm, Annex VI,
Netherlands
Level of sound power according to 2000/14/EC
(Article 12, Annex III, L ≤ 50 cm):
LWA (measured sound power) 93 dB(A)
uncertainty (K) = 3 dB(A)
LWA (guaranteed sound power) 96 dB(A)
uncertainty (K) = 3 dB(A)
These products also comply with directive
2004/108/EC and 2011/65/EU.
For more information, please contact Black & Decker at the
following address or refer to the back of the manual.
The undersigned is responsible for compilation of the technical
_
Kevin Hewitt
Vice-President Global Engineering
Black & Decker Europe, 210 Bath Road, Slough,
Berkshire, SL1 3YD
United Kingdom
04/12/2012
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EMAX**I
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EMAX42
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EMAX34
EMAX38
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EMAX**I
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