Cateye HL-RC230 Instruction Manual

Cateye HL-RC230 Instruction Manual
Connecting Cord
Connect the jack of the remote switch and the plug of the battery
unit. Then connect the plug of the remote switch and lamp unit.
Wind the cord round the frame so that it will not hinder riding.
Note: In case of Twin, there are two kinds of beams – wide
and spot.
Note: Securely connect the jack to the plug.
cord reel
Halogen Rechargeable Head Lamp
®
Daylites II [Solo/Twin]
E
HL-RC220(Solo)/HL-RC230(Twin)
battery unit
Instruction Manual
Design Pat. Pending
Pb
Copyright© 2000 CAT EYE Co., Ltd.
6v
HLMRC22/23-011120 066640001
remote
switch
lamp unit
4
ON/OFF
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FIRST USE
Thank you for purchasing the CAT EYE Daylits II rechargeable head lamp.
Before first use, thoroughly familiarize yourself with this manual so that you understand the lamp's safe and
correct operation. Please keep this manual for future reference.
1 2
NAMES
Please make sure that all the following parts are in the package.
* The package for Solo includes each 1 set of lamp unit(Spot Bulb), bracket, rubber pad; and the cord of the
remote switch is single (not furcated).
Lamp Unit
Bracket (H-30)
(spot-beam)
HOW TO USE
from battery unit
remote switch
The remote switch controls the operation of the lamp unit.
•Twin (HL-RC230) ----- Button 1: on/off of lamp1
Button 2: on/off of lamp2
•Solo (HL-RC220) ----- Button 1: 10W(HI)/5W(LOW)
Button 2: on/off
Note: 5-watt beam is produced by adjusting the voltage of
10 watt output.
How to Adjust Angle of Beam
Adjust the angle of the beam downward (as shown in the
figure √). The light is also adjusted 10° horizontally.
(To adjust the angle, pull down the quick lever)
angle of the beam
Battery Charger
(AD-1250)
HOW TO CHARGE
(wide-beam)
Battery Belt (2 sets)
battery charger
(AD-1250)
Rubber Pad
jack
Remote switch
Battery Unit (BA-220)
plug
• Never short-circuit the terminal of the battery and the plug of the battery charger. It may
cause the battery to overheat, resulting in fire or damage of the components.
• Securely connect the plug so that the light will not turn off while riding, or the cord will not hinder
riding.
• If the cord of the battery charger, the battery cord or battery unit is damaged, it must only be
replaced by the shop where this lamp kit was purchased, because special purpose tools are
required.
• The lamp unit becomes hot when turned on. Never touch the lamp unit or lens until thoroughly cooled. Injury may result.
• Use only the included battery charger for charging.
• Safely and properly dispose of the old battery accorfing to your local regulations when it
comes to the end of its useful life.
• This lamp kit is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision; young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with this appliance.
• Take precautions against a sudden battery run-out. Carry a spare light or spare batteries
8-10
Precautions on seald-lead-acid battery
IMPORTANT
WARNING!!
Important Note
FOR SAFE OPERATION (IMPORTANT)
Use only the provided battery charger. The charger is
only for indoor use.
1. Unplug the battery unit.
battery unit 2. Connect the plug of the battery unit with the battery
charger (AD-1250). Plug the battery charger with the
home power outlet.
* Standard charging time is 8 to 10 hours. (Depending on
the capacity of the battery, the charging time will vary.) Be
careful not to charge it for more than 10 hours. Overcharge will damage the battery.
Standard charging time
Note: The charging time and the operation time may vary
hours
depending on the use environment.
the home power
outlet
• If the light is kept on until the power is completely
gone, the performance of the battery is lowered
due to the overdischarge of the sealed-lead-acid
battery. When the light gets dim, turn off the lamp
immediately and charge the battery.
• A long period of non-use will lower the voltage
of the battery due to natural self-discharge. If
the light is kept on until the power is completely
lamp body
bulb
BEFORE FIRST USE:
Before first use, charge the battery fully following the instructions on [HOW TO CHARGE].
Before every use, charge the battery fully following the instructions on [HOW TO CHARGE].
When the battery kit is not in use for a long period, the lampís operation time will be shortened due
to the self-discharge of the sealed-lead-acid battery.
waterproof
packing
lock ring
pull
HOW TO ATTACH THE BRACKET
bracket (H-30)
rubber pad
tighten
remote switch
screw
quick lever screw
[Use two brackets for Twin.]
1. Attach the bracket (H-30) to the handlebar using
the appropriate rubber pads provided.
2. Turn the quick lever (keeping it upright). Fix the
bracket securely by pulling up the lever. To loosen
the bracket, pull down the quick lever. Before use,
adjust the angle of the beam and the position of the
lamp unit, according to the instruction of "How to
Adjust Angle of Beam" in "HOW TO USE".
HOW TO ATTACH THE REMOTE SWITCH
lever
Attach the remote switch onto the handlebar where it will
not hinder the braking and shifting operation. Attach the
remote switch using the appropriate rubber pads provided.
Note: To remove the remote switch, slide it to the left
while pushing the lever.
fasten
HOW TO MOUNT
battery unit
Before connecting the cords, mount the battery unit
and lamp unit onto the right places.
rotate
gone (which is called "overdischarge"), it may
shorten the battery life. Even when you do not use
the lamp kit, charge the battery every few months.
• Do not charge the battery for more than 10 hours.
• If the lamp set does not serve the proper running
time even though the battery is fully charged, the
battery may have reached the end of its useful
life. Replace it with a new battery unit (BA-220).
HOW TO REPLACE THE BULB
When replacing the bulb, be sure that the bulb and the lamp
body have cooled.
Use only the CAT EYE 6V-10W Halogen Bulb (product code
#534-0580/534-0581).
1. Remove the lock ring by turning it counterclockwise.
2. Remove the bulb and replace with a new one.
Note: Do not rotate the bulb but pull it straight out.
3. Tighten the lock ring securely while being careful of the waterproof
packing.
HOW TO REPLACE THE FUSE
8A fuse
A fuse will cut the circuit when malfunction occurs. Remove the malfunction.
Note: If the fuse continues to burn, call the appropriate service center
for assistance.
1. Loosen the screws of the battery unit and carefully open the battery case.
2. Open the fuse case inside. Replace the fuse (8A) with a new one.
Note: Do not pull the cord inside of the battery forcibly.
Note: Do not short-circuit the terminal of the battery.
fuse case
SPARE PARTS
LAMP BODY
#534-0560N
Lamp Body
H-30
#533-8780
Bracket (H-30)
REMOTE SWITCH-T
#534-0571N
Remote switch (Twin)
REMOTE SWITCH-S
#534-0570N
Remote switch (Solo)
Installing the Battery Unit
bottle cage
battery belt
MOUNTING VARIATION
OF THE BATTERY UNIT
battery belt
Insert the battery unit into your bottle cage. Secure it
with the battery belts.
Note: The battery unit might jump out of the bottle
cage during ride. Be sure that it is tightly
and firmly fixed.
Note: The battery unit may not fit all kinds of bottle
cages.
The battery unit also can be attached under the top
tube or along the seat post using the battery belt. (See
“MOUNTING VARIATION OF THE BATTERY UNIT”)
battery belt
Mounting the Lamp Unit
lamp unit
slide
lever
bracket
Warning!: Never touch the lamp body until it is
thoroughly cooled. You may get burnt.
• To mount the lamp body, slide it backward onto the
bracket until it clicks into position.
• To remove the lamp body, slide it forward while
pushing the lever.
6v-10W/WIDE
6v-10W/SPOT
8A FUSE
#534-0580
#534-0581
#0534-0573
6V-10W Wide Bulb 6V-10W Spot Bulb 8A Fuse
BA-220
#534-0574N
Battery Unit
AD-1250
#534-0593 for U.S.A & Canada
#534-0591 for Europe
#534-0590 for United Kingdom
#534-0592 for Australia
Battery Charger
SPECIFICATIONS
LIMITED WARRANTY
Bulb:
Battery:
2-Year Warranty:
6V-10W Halogen Bulb
BA-220
Sealed-Lead-Acid Battery 6V 4.2AH
Charger:
CAT EYE Battery Charger AD-1250
Operation Time: Solo
10W (HI): approx. 2 hours
5W(LOW): approx. 3 hours
Twin 10W+10W approx. 1 hour
10W
approx. 2 hours
Charging Time: 8 to 10 hours
Temperature Range:
Charging:
0°C - 30°C
Operating:
–15°C - 45°C
Recharge/Discharge Number of Times:
at least 150 times (until rated capacity
drops to 50%)
* The specifications and design are subject to change
without notice.
BATTERY BELT
#534-0572
Battery belt
Only Lamp/Remote switch and Battery Charger
(Excluding bulb and battery)
If trouble or damage occurs during normal use, the product will be
repaired or replaced free of charge. Type your name, address, date of
purchase and the situation of trouble clearly, and send it to the
appropriate service center together with the product. Insurance, handling
and transportation charges shall be borne by the customer. After being
repaired or replaced, the product will be shipped back to the customer.
Address for service:
2-8-25 Kuwazu, Higashi Sumiyoshi-ku Osaka 546-0041 JAPAN
Attention: CAT EYE CO., LTD. Customer Service Section
Phone: 81-6-6719-7781 Fax: 81-6-6719-2362
Service & Research Address for United States Consumers:
CAT EYE Service & Research Center
1705 14th St. #115 Boulder, CO 80302
Phone: 303-443-4595
Toll Free: 800-5CATEYE(800-522-8393)
Fax: 303-473-0006
e-mail: [email protected]
web site: http://www.cateye.com
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