Black & Decker ASI300 Instruction manual

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ASI300
English
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(Original instructions)
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Intended use
Your Black & Decker inflator is designed to be used in and
around the home using its 230 Volt cord or it’s own 12 Volt
dc cord in most vehicles using its 12 Volt adaptor to inflate
car and bike tyres, balls etc. This product is intended for
household, consumer use only.
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, personal
injury and material damage.
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Read all of this manual carefully before using the
appliance.
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The intended use is described in this manual. The use
of any accessory or attachment or the performance of
any operation with this appliance other than those
recommended in this instruction manual may present a
risk of personal injury.
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Retain this manual for future reference.
Using your appliance
Always take care when using the appliance.
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This appliance is not intended for use by young or infirm
persons without supervision.
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The appliance is not to be used as a toy.
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Do not allow children or animals to come near the work
area or touch the appliance or power supply cord.
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Close supervision is necessary when the appliance is
used near children.
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Use in a dry location only. Do not allow the appliance to
become wet.
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Do not immerse the appliance in water.
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Do not open body casing. There are no userserviceable parts inside.
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Do not operate the appliance in explosive atmospheres,
such as in the presence of flammable liquids, gases or
dust.
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To reduce the risk of damage to plugs and cords never
pull the cable to remove the plug from a socket.
Safety of others
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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 the their safety.
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Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
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After use
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When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a
dry, well ventilated place out of the reach of children.
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Children should not have access to stored appliances.
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When the appliance is stored or transported in a vehicle
it should be placed in the boot or restrained to prevent
movement following sudden changes in speed or
direction.
Inspection and repairs
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Before use, check the appliance for damaged or
defective parts. Check for breakage of parts, damage to
switches and any other conditions that may affect its
operation.
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Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or
defective.
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Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or
replaced by an authorised repair agent.
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Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other than
those specified in this manual.
Additional safety instructions for inflators
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For home and car use only. Inflate car and bike tyres,
balls, swimming pool floats and more in and around the
home.
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The compressed air from your inflator is not safe for
breathing. Never inhale air from your inflator or from a
breathing device connected to the inflator.
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Inflate items only to their manufacturer's
recommendations. Exceeding the pressure rating could
cause them to explode resulting in personal injury.
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Do not leave the inflator running unattended. It could
burst tyres or other items.
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Since the vibrations produced by the inflator may cause
it to "walk", do not operate on a high shelf or other
surface. Operate at ground or bench level only.
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Do not modify or attempt to repair. Never drill into, weld,
or make any modifications to the inflator or its
attachments.
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Do not operate the inflator when the engine is running.
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Operate only with the accessories included or those
rated for 11.03 bar/160 psi or higher. The use of any
accessory not recommended for use with this tool could
be hazardous.
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Do not play with the tool. High pressure air is
dangerous. Do not direct air-flow at yourself or others.
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The inflator can become hot during use. Allow the
inflator to cool for 30 minutes before storing away.
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Never carry the inflator by the hose.
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Do not direct the nozzle or hose at animals or
bystanders.
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Store the inflator out of reach of small children.
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The gauge is intended as a guide only. Tyre pressures
should be regularly checked with a certified gauge.
Before use, check the power supply cord for signs of
damage, ageing and wear.
Do not use the appliance if the power supply cord or
mains plug is damaged or defective (where applicable).
Electrical safety
This tool/appliance is double insulated; therefore no
earth wire is required. Always check that the power
supply corresponds to the voltage on the rating
plate.
Electrical safety can be further improved by using a high
sensitivity (30mA / 30mS) Residual Current Device (RCD).
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.
The following warning symbols are found on the tool/
appliance:
Read the instruction manual before using the
inflator.
Do not expose the appliance to rain or high
humidity.
Before performing maintenance or cleaning
on the appliance, unplug the supply cord.
Do not leave the inflator unattended.
Features
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2.
3.
4.
5.
Storage compartment cover
Pressure gauge
Air hose with universal valve adaptor
12 Volt dc cord and adaptor
230 Volt ac cord and plug
Residual risks
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 cannot be avoided. These include:
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Injuries caused by touching any rotating/moving parts.
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Injuries caused when changing any parts, blades or
accessories.
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Injuries caused by prolonged use of a tool. When using
any tool for prolonged periods make sure you take
regular breaks.
Impairment of hearing.
Health hazards caused by breathing dust developed
when using your tool (example:- working with wood,
especially oak, beech and MDF).
Use
Air hose and cord storage
The air hose (3) and the ac cord (5) are stored in the storage
compartment (1) on top of the Inflator (fig. A). The holes in
both sides of the cover (1) allow for the hose and cord to exit
from the compartment so that the compartment cover can be
closed while the Inflator is in use. The dc cord (4) is stored in
the storage compartment (9) (fig. D) at the rear of the inflator.
Fitting the accessories (fig. B & D)
Your inflator is supplied with the standard tapered nozzles
and the needle inflator nozzle (6), these are located on the
base of the unit (fig. D).
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To use the universal valve adaptor, make sure that the
lever is in the up position.
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Place the valve adapter over the stem of the inflation
needle or tapered nozzle (fig. B).
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Press the lever on the valve adapter down to lock it in
place.
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Place the inflation needle or tapered nozzle into the item
to be inflated.
Note: Always make sure that the lever is in the up position
when not in use.
Operate your Inflator only with the universal valve adaptor or
with the included nozzles.
Note: Make sure that the universal valve adaptor is firmly
locked in place before turning the Inflator on.
Many inflatables have an internal flap that prevents air loss
during inflation. Unless this flap is displaced by the nozzle
the inflatable will not inflate. Push the nozzle firmly into the
valve to make sure that you push this flap out of the way.
Store the inflation needle inside one of the tapered nozzles
and snap the tapered nozzles into the storage slots located
on the bottom of the Inflator (fig. D).
Warning! Excessive air pressure may cause a hazardous
risk of bursting or personal injury. Check the manufacturer's
maximum pressure rating for the items being inflated.
Note: If the pressure rating for the item being inflated is
above 100 psi, note that the maximum run time is 10
minutes, leave to rest for 20 minutes before re-use.
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Pressure gauge (fig. C)
Your Inflator is equipped with a built-in pressure gauge (2)
that will automatically shut off when a predetermined air
pressure is reached. The gauge, which is located on the top
of the Inflator, will give a pressure reading in psi, bar or kPa.
In the case of vehicle tyres, it is recommended that the
pressure reading be verified by checking with a separate tyre
gauge.
Powering the unit (fig. C)
Warning! Do not operate the unit from both power sources
at the same time.
230 Vac mode
Always fully extend the 230 Vac cord before each use.
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Connect the 230 Volt cord (5) to a suitable mains
supply.
12 Vdc mode
Warning! Do not operate the inflator when the car engine is
running.
Note: Make sure that your 12 Volt accessory socket is live.
On some vehicles the accessory socket may only become
live when the ignition key is in the accessory position.
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Always fully extend the 12 Vdc cord before each use.
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Remove the 12 Volt cord from the storage compartment
and plug the 12 Volt adaptor (4) into your vehicle’s
12 Volt accessory socket.
Setting the required pressure (fig. C)
Warning! Do not leave the inflator running unattended. It
could burst tyres or other items.
Note: You must set the automatic shut-off feature before the
unit will operate.
When you connect to either an ac or dc power source the
digital display will be illuminated.
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Press and hold - and + buttons at the same time to
select the required units, psi bar or kPa.
Warning! Excessive air pressure may cause a hazardous
risk of bursting or personal injury. Check the manufacturer's
maximum pressure rating for items being inflated.
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Press the - or + buttons to set the pressure that you
require.
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When set, the LCD will flash for 3 seconds and the
digital display will show zero.
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Connect the universal valve adaptor and accessories if
required to the item to be inflated making sure that the
lever of the valve adaptor is in the down position to lock
it in place.
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To turn the inflator on, press the on off switch (7) located
on the digital gauge.
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Note: If the power source is removed all of the settings will
be lost and will need to be re-entered following the
instructions under the heading 'Setting the required
pressure'.
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When the item being inflated has reached the pre-set
value the unit will automatically turn off.
Note: To turn the inflator off at any time, press the on/off
switch (7) located on the digital gauge.
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Remove the valve adaptor or accessory from the
inflated item and disconnect the unit from the power
source.
Using your inflator as a pressure gauge
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Make sure that the unit is powered as described in the
section 'Powering the unit'.
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Connect the universal valve adaptor and accessories if
required to the item to be inflated, making sure that the
lever of the valve adaptor is in the down position to lock
it in place.
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The display will now display the actual pressure value in
the item.
Maintenance
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.
Warning! Before performing any maintenance or cleaning
on the appliance, unplug the appliance.
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From time to time wipe the appliance with a damp cloth.
Do not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner. Do
not immerse the appliance in water.
Troubleshooting
Problem
Possible cause
Possible solution
Appliance will Cord is not
not start.
plugged in.
Plug the tool into a
working outlet.
Automatic shut-off Set the automatic shutvalue not set.
off feature.
Preset value may Adjust the preset value
to a higher value.
be below the
actual pressure.
The fuse in the 12 Replace the fuse with
one of the same size
Volt adaptor is
and type (8A/250V).
blown.
Cord or switch is Have the cord or switch
damaged.
replaced at a Black &
Decker Service Centre
or Authorized Service
Centre.
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
Input voltage
Input current
Noise value
Pressure (max)
Weight
Vac/Vdc
A
db
kPa / psi / bar
kg
ASI300 TYPE 3
230/12
0.5/8
84
1103 / 160 / 11.03
1.93
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: 3 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.
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.
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.
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.
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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
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information on the Black & Decker brand and our range of
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ASI300
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