Black & Decker GR3800 Technical data

UK
Ireland
Australia
New Zealand
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Intended use
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Your Black & Decker mower has been designed for mowing
grass. This tool is intended for consumer use only.
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Safety instructions
Warning! When using mains-powered appliances, basic
safety precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and
personal injury.
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Read all of this manual carefully before operating the
appliance.
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Before operating the appliance, make sure that you
know how to switch it off in an emergency.
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Retain this manual for future reference.
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Training
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Read the instructions carefully. Be familiar with the
controls and the proper use of the appliance.
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Do not allow children or any person unfamiliar with
these instructions to operate the appliance. Local
regulations may restrict the age of the operator.
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Never use the appliance while people, especially
children, or pets are nearby.
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Remember that the operator will be held responsible for
accidents or hazards occurring to other people or their
property.
Preparation
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Wear stout shoes or boots to protect your feet. Do not
operate the appliance wearing open-toed sandals or
when barefoot. Wear long trousers to protect your legs.
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Wear safety glasses or goggles when operating this
tool. Use a face or dust mask whenever the operations
take place in dusty surroundings. Hearing protection
should be worn whenever the sound level seems
uncomfortable.
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Guard against electric shock. Prevent body contact with
earthed or grounded surfaces (e.g. metal railings,
lampposts, etc.).
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Before using the appliance, visually check that the
blade, blade nut and cutter assembly are not worn or
damaged. Check that the blade nut is securely
fastened.
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Before starting the operation, check that your mowing
path is free from sticks, stones, wire and any other
objects.
Operation
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Never operate the appliance with defective guards or
shields, or without safety devices, for example
deflectors and/or grass catchers, in place.
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Only use the appliance in daylight or good artificial light.
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Do not expose the appliance to rain. Do not use the
appliance in damp or wet conditions. Preferably do not
use the appliance in wet grass.
Be sure of your footing, particularly on slopes. Be aware
that freshly cut grass is damp and slippery. Do not work
on steep slopes.
Work across the face of slopes, never up and down.
Take extreme caution when changing direction on
slopes.
Walk, never run when using the appliance. Do not pull
the appliance towards you or walk backwards when
using the appliance.
Switch on the appliance according to instructions and
with your feet well away from the blade.
Do not tilt appliance when switching it on, except if the
appliance has to be tilted for starting. In that case, do not
tilt the appliance more than absolutely necessary and lift
only the part that is away from the operator. Always
ensure that both hands are in the operating position
before returning the appliance to the ground.
Switch off the appliance and wait for the blade assembly
to stop running if the appliance has to be tilted for
transportation when crossing surfaces other than grass,
and when transporting the appliance to and from the
area to be mowed.
Do not lift or carry the appliance until the blade has
come to a complete standstill.
Keep your hands and feet well away from the blade. Do
not put your hands or feet near or under rotating parts.
Keep away from discharge openings at all times.
Switch off, remove the plug from the socket and ensure
that moving parts have stopped rotating before leaving
the appliance unattended and before changing,
cleaning or inspecting any parts of the appliance or
clearing a blockage.
If the appliance starts to vibrate abnormally or if you hit
a foreign object, switch the appliance off and remove
the plug from the socket. Check for any damage to the
appliance.
Take care to keep the mains cable away from the blade.
Always be aware of the position of the cable.
The motor will continue to run for a few seconds after
switching the appliance off. Never attempt to force the
blade to come to a standstill.
Maintenance and storage
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Before use, check the appliance for damaged or
defective parts. Check for misalignment and seizure of
moving parts, breakage of parts, damage to guards and
switches and any other conditions that may affect its
operation. Ensure that the appliance will operate
properly and perform its intended function. Never use
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the appliance when any guard or enclosure is damaged
or not in place. Do not use the appliance if any part is
damaged or defective. Do not use the appliance if the
switch does not turn it on and off. Have any damaged or
defective parts repaired or replaced by an authorised
repair agent.
Check the cable frequently for damage. If the cable is
damaged, it must be replaced by an authorised repair
agent in order to prevent a hazard. Inspect extension
cables periodically. Replace a damaged extension
cable immediately.
Keep all nuts, bolts and screws on the appliance tight to
ensure a safe working condition.
Check the grass bag for wear or damage and replace it
if necessary. Never use the appliance without the grass
bag.
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a dry
place. Children should not have access to stored
appliances.
Ensure that only replacement cutting means of the right
type are used.
Use only Black & Decker recommended spare parts and
accessories.
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Additional safety instructions for Lawnmowers
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This appliance 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.
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Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
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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.
Warning symbols
The following warning symbols are found on the appliance:
Read the manual prior to operation.
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Keep bystanders away.
Beware of sharp blades.
Keep the cable away from the cutting blades.
The blades will continue to rotate after the
machine is switched off.
Electrical safety
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This tool is double insulated; therefore no earth
wire is required. Always check that the power
supply corresponds to the voltage on the rating
plate.
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
Electric safety can be further improved by using a highsensitivity 30 mA Residual Current Device (RCD).
Extension cables & class 1 product
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A 3 core cable must be used as your tool is earthed and
of class 1 construction.
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Up to 30m (100 ft) can be used without loss of power.
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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.
Features
1. Switch box
2. On/off switch
3. Lock-off button
4. Upper handle
5. Lower handle
6. Grass bag
7. Height adjustment
8. Motor cover
9. Carry handles
Do not expose the appliance to rain or high
humidity.
Assembly
Remove the plug from the socket if the mains
cable is damaged or before maintenance.
Fitting the lower handle (fig. B)
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Remove the screws (14) from the lower handle (5)
before assembly.
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Insert the ends of the lower handle (5) into the
corresponding holes in the mower.
Warning! Before assembly, make sure that the appliance is
switched off and unplugged.
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Press the handle down as far as it will go.
Secure the handle using the screws (14).
Assembling the upper handle (fig. A)
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Make sure that the cable restraint loop (22) is fitted to
the upper handle prior to assembly.
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Fit the lower handle part (5) to the upper handle (4)
using the knobs (12), washers (11) and screws (10) as
shown.
Securing the motor cable (fig. D)
The motor cable has to be fixed using the cable restraints.
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Clip the one restraint (13) onto the cable leading from
the switchbox to the motor. Secure the restraint to the
lower handle (5).
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Clip the other restraint (13) onto the cable leading from
the switchbox to the motor. Secure the restraint to the
upper handle (4).
Warning! Make sure the mains cable is secured using the
cable restraint loop (22) prior to connecting the plug to the
mains outlet.
Fitting the cable storage holders (fig. C)
The cable holders (20 & 21) provide a safe and convenient
way to store the cable (19) when not in use.
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Screw the two straight cable holders (20) using the
screws provided to the lower handle (5) as shown
(fig. C). Screw the 90 degree holder (21) using the
screws provided to the cross section.
Fitting the grass bag (fig. E)
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Lift the flap (15) and place the grass bag (6) over the
lugs.
Use
Warning! Let the appliance work at its own pace. Do not
overload.
Adjusting the height of cut (fig. F)
The height of cut is adjusted by the central height adjust
mechanism.
Warning! Disconnect the appliance from the mains and wait
until the blade has stopped rotating before proceeding.
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Set the wheels to the desired height setting with the
height adjustment lever (7).
Switching on and off
Switching on
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Hold the handle with both hands and tilt it slightly
downwards to raise the front of the appliance.
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Keep the lock-off button (3) pressed and pull the on/off
switch (2) towards you.
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Release the lock-off button.
Let the appliance return to its working position.
Switching off
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To switch the appliance off, release the on/off switch (2).
Warning! Never attempt to lock a switch in the on position.
Mowing (fig. G & H)
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.
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Place the bulk of the mains cable on the lawn, close to
the starting point (position 1 in fig. G).
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Switch the appliance on as described above.
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Proceed as shown in fig. G.
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Move from position 1 to position 2.
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Turn right and proceed towards position 3.
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Turn left and move towards position 4.
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Repeat the above procedure as required.
Warning! Do not work towards the cable as shown in fig. H.
Emptying the grass bag
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When you see loose grass scattering from beneath the
mower, empty the grass bag.
Warning! Never use the appliance without the grass bag.
Carrying the mower (fig. I)
Warning! Disconnect the appliance from the mains and wait
until the blade has stopped rotating before proceeding.
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The mower can be carried using the convenient carry
handles (9).
Hints for optimum use
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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.
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In order to achieve optimum results, only mow dry
grass.
Maintenance
Your Black & Decker appliance has been designed to
operate over a long period of time with a minimum of
maintenance. Continuous satisfactory operation depends
upon proper appliance care and regular cleaning.
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Keep the appliance clean and dry.
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Regularly clean the ventilation slots with a clean, dry
paint brush.
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Regularly use a blunt scraper to remove grass and dirt
from the appliance.
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To clean the appliance, use only mild soap and a damp
cloth. Never let any liquid get inside the tool and never
immerse any part of the tool into liquid. Do not use any
abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
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Blade maintenance
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Regularly remove grass and dirt from the blade.
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At the beginning of the gardening season, carefully
examine the condition of the blade.
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If the blade is very blunt, sharpen or replace the blade.
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If the blade is damaged or worn, fit a new blade as
described below.
Replacing the blade (fig. J)
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A replacement blade is available from your Black &
Decker dealer.
- Cat no. A6245 can be used on the following mowers:
GR3400, GR 3410 & GR3420.
- Cat no. A6243 can be used on the following mowers:
GR3800, GR3810 & GR3820.
Warning! Observe the following precautions:
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Disconnect the appliance from the mains and wait until
the blade has stopped rotating before proceeding.
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Be careful not to cut yourself. Use heavy-duty gloves or
a cloth to grip the blade.
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Only use the specified replacement blade.
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Do not remove the impeller (16) for any reason.
To replace the blade:
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Turn the appliance onto its side.
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Grip the blade (17) with one hand.
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Use the spanner supplied to loosen and remove the
blade nut (18).
Note: When fitting a blade, the text on the blade must be
facing the user.
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Replace the blade (17).
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Refit the washer (if fitted before) and nut (18).
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Securely tighten the blade nut.
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.
Motor buzzes but blade does not move
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Carefully remove any obstructions from the blade.
No noise and blade does not move
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Check that the power cables are properly connected.
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Check the mains fuses.
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
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Safely dispose of the old plug.
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Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in the new
plug.
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Connect the blue lead to the neutral terminal.
Warning! No connection is to be made to the earth terminal.
Follow the fitting instructions supplied with good quality
plugs. Recommended fuse: 13 A.
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. Reuse of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand
for raw materials.
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: www.2helpU.com.
Technical data
Voltage
Power input
No-load speed
Height Adjustment
Blade length
Weight
Vac
W
min-1
mm
mm
kg
GR3400 GR3420
230
1200
2900
23, 33, 43, 53, 63
340
13.7
GR3410
230
1050
2900
23, 33, 43, 53, 63
340
13.4
GR3800 GR3810
230
1600
2900
28, 38, 48, 58, 68
380
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GR3820
230
1200
2900
28, 38, 48, 58, 68
380
16.7
EC declaration of conformity
GR3400, GR3410, GR3420, GR3800, GR3810, GR3820
Black & Decker declares that these products conform to:
98/37/EC, EN 60335, 2000/14/EC
Model
GR3400 GR3420
GR3410
GR3800 GR3810
(1200W)
(1050W)
(1600W)
67.8
66.5
70.5
LpA (sound pressure) dB(A)
86.74
87.26
89.96
LWA (acoustic power) dB(A)
88
89
91
LWA (guaranteed power) dB(A)
<2.5
<2.5
<2.5
hand/arm weighted vibration m/s2
Kpa (sound pressure uncertainty 3 dB(A),
Kwa (sound power uncertainty 3 dB(A)
2000/14/EC, Lawnmower L<50cm
Annex V1, No 0197
Notified body TUV Rheinland
The undersigned is responsible for compilation of the
technical file and makes this declaration on behalf of
Black & Decker
Kevin Hewitt
Director of Consumer Engineering
Spennymoor, County Durham DL16 6JG,
United Kingdom
06-11-2007
Guarantee
Black & Decker is confident of the quality of its products and
offers an outstanding guarantee. This guarantee statement
is in addition to and in no way prejudices your statutory
rights. The guarantee is valid within the territories of the
Member States of the European Union and the European
Free Trade Area.
GR3820
(1200W)
69
89.22
91
<2.5
If a Black & Decker product becomes defective due to faulty
materials, workmanship or lack of conformity, within 24
months from the date of purchase, Black & Decker
guarantees to replace defective parts, repair products
subjected to fair wear and tear or replace such products to
make sure of the minimum inconvenience to the customer
unless:
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The product has been used for trade, professional or
hire purposes.
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The product has been subjected to misuse or neglect.
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The product has sustained damage through foreign
objects, substances or accidents.
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Repairs have been attempted by persons other than
authorised repair agents or Black & Decker service
staff.
To claim on the guarantee, you will need to submit proof of
purchase to the seller or an authorised repair agent. 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 aftersales service and contacts are available on the Internet at:
www.2helpU.com
Please visit our website www.blackanddecker.co.uk to
register your new Black & Decker product and to be kept up
to date on new products and special offers. Further
information on the Black & Decker brand and our range of
products is available at www.blackanddecker.co.uk.
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