VW 50 Plus Operating Instructions

VW 50 Plus Operating Instructions
VW 50 Plus
Operating Instructions
Before first use of the unit
read these operating instructions
and act in accordance with them.
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Proper use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . .
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Start up. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Finish up your work / clean appliance . . .7
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Special accessories . . . . . . . . . .
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Technical specifications . . . . . . .
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Disposing of old device and battery
pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Customer Service. . . . . . . . . . . .
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The manufacturer is not liable
for any losses resulting from
this; the user alone bears the
risk for this.
Safety instructions
Dear Customer,
Please read and comply with
these original instructions
prior to the initial operation of your appliance and store them for later use or
subsequent owners.
Proper use
Use this battery operated appliance only for personal use,
for cleaning moist, smooth
surfaces such as windows,
mirrors or tiles. Not meant for
the vacuum of dust.
– The appliance is not intended
to vacuum up larger amounts
of fluids from horizontal surfaces, such as from a tipped
drinking glass (max. 25 ml).
– Only use this appliance with
conventional window cleaners (no spirit, no foam cleaners).
– We recommend: Window
cleaner concentrate made by
KÄRCHER (see chapter "Accessories").
Any use extending beyond this
is not considered as proper use.
This appliance is not intended
for use by persons with limited physical, sensory or mental capacities or lacking experience and/or skills, unless
such persons are accompanied and supervised by a person in charge of their safety
or they have received precise
instructions on the use of this
appliance and have understood the resulting risks.
Children may only use this
appliance if they are over the
age of 8 and supervised by a
person in charge of their safety, or if they have received instructions on the use of this
appliance and have understood the resulting risks.
Children must not play with
this appliance.
Supervise children to prevent
them from playing with the
Cleaning and user maintenance must not be performed
by children without supervision.
Do not insert objects into the
air louvers.
Do not spray jet into eyes.
Do not direct the spray jet directly on equipment containing electrical components,
such as the interior of ovens.
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Prior to using this appliance
on sensitive (high shine) surfaces, test the microfibre wiping pad at an inconspicuous
Information regarding the battery
 Short circuit hazard! Do not
insert conductive objects
(such as screwdrivers or similar) into the charger plug.
 You may recharge the battery
using only the original charger provided with the appliance or a charger approved
 Tips for using the battery
 In case of visual damage, replace the charger with charger cable immediately by original parts.
 Only use and store the charger in dry rooms, ambient temperature 5 - 40° C.
 Never touch the mains plug
with wet hands.
몇 Information regarding the
 The battery has been tested
as per the relevant directives
for international transport and
can be transported/shipped.
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Environmental protection
The packaging material can be
recycled. Please do not place the
packaging into the ordinary refuse for disposal, but arrange for
the proper recycling.
Old appliance contain valuable
recyclable materials and substances that must not be released
into the environment. Thus, the
appliance and the accumulator
contained must not be disposed
of via the domestic waste. The
disposal can take place via locally
available return and collection
systems free of charge.
Notes about the ingredients
You will find current information about
the ingredients at:
Symbols in the operating
 Danger
Immediate danger that can
cause severe injury or even
몇 Warning
Possible hazardous situation
that could lead to severe injury
or even death.
Possible hazardous situation
that could lead to mild injury to
persons or damage to property.
Start up
Description of the Appliance
When unpacking the product, make
sure that no accessories are missing
and that none of the package contents
have been damaged. If you detect any
transport damages please contact your
 Illustrations on Page 2
1 Charger with charging cable
2 Basic appliance
3 Charging box
4 Charge/operations display
5 Support leg
6 Handle
7 ON/OFF switch for appliance
8 Dirt water reservoir, removable
9 Lock, dirt water reservoir
10 Separator
11 Unlocking device, separator
12 Attachment with removable lips
13 Unlocking device, suction nozzle
14 Spray bottle
15 Spray lever
16 Wiping attachment
17 Fastening ring for the wiper attachment
18 Micro-fibre wiping pad (2 piece)
19 Window cleaner concentrate
Assemble the appliance
 Attach the suction nozzle to the
separator until it snaps in place audibly
Attach the spray bottle and
wiper attachment and fill it
with detergent
Note: Please note that after the first
use of the spray head the plastic seal
will be broken.
Attach the wiping attachment
 Remove the spray head from the
spray bottle.
 Attach the wiper attachment to the
spray head.
 Secure the wiper attachment and
the spray head with the fixating ring.
 Attach the wiper pad to the wiper attachment and secure with Velcro.
Fill the spray bottle
 Fill the included concentrate (1 x 20
ml) into the spray bottle and fill the
bottle slowly with clear water
(makes 250 ml of detergent solution).
 Close the bottle.
Charge the battery
 Insert the charger delivered with the
appliance into a proper socket.
 Insert the charging cable plug to the
back of the appliance.
Note: During the charging process,
the charge/operating display blinks.
Once the battery is fully charged, it
will be permanently illuminated.
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Start working
Cleaning with spray bottle and
wiper attachment
 Press the spray lever on the bottle
to apply the detergent and spray the
surface evenly; after that, loosen
the dirt using the wiping pad.
Note: Rinse pad under running water if needed!
 Switch the appliance on, the
charge/operations display will illuminate.
Important: Prior to use, ensure that
the squeegees are free of soiling.
 Pull the appliance from the top to
the bottom to vacuum up the detergent.
Note: Hard to reach areas can be
vacuumed vertically or horizontally
(limited areas).
If the battery is low, the charging / power indicator starts flashing slowly and
the appliance switches off after a certain time. If this is the case, charge the
The appliance can be switched off
while the spray bottle is in use. This
significantly increases the operating
time per battery charge.
Cleaning without the spray bottle
 Apply the detergent as usual ac-
cording to manufacturer's instructions and loosen the dirt.
 Further procedure same as the
"Cleaning with spray bottle and wiper attachment", see illustration .
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Interrupting the work
 Switch off the appliance and set it
down on the pedestal (parking position).
Emptying the reservoir during
Once the max. fill level (mark) of the
dirt water reservoir is reached, please
empty the tank.
 Turn off the appliance.
 Pull off the lock of the dirt water reservoir and empty the tank.
 Close the closure of the wastewater
Finish up your work / clean
 Turn off the appliance.
 Unlock the suction nozzle first and
remove it from the separator, then
unlock the separator and remove it,
 Clean the separator and the suction
nozzle under running water (not
dishwasher safe).
Caution: The basic appliance
contains electrical components.
Do not clean this under running
 Remove the dirt water reservoir, ro-
tate the lock and pull out.
 Empty the reservoir and rinse with
clear water. Close the reservoir
 Remove the wiping cover from the
spray bottle and rinse it under running water. The wiping cover can
also be washed in the washing machine at a temperature of up to
60°C (without the use of fabric softeners).
 Let the cleaned appliance dry prior
to assembly.
 Charge the battery.
Storing the Appliance
Spray bottle does not spray
 Refill detergent.
 Pump mechanism in spray botte
defective, contact dealer.
Machine does not start
Check the charge/operations display:
 No signal or slowly blinking signal:
Charge the battery.
 With a rapidly blinking signal: In-
form your dealer.
Streaks while cleaning
 Clean the pull-off lip.
 Reverse the used pull-off lip:
Pull the silicone squeegee to the
side. Wet the squeegee in the area
of the curve with water or detergent.
Slide the silicone squeegee back in
the holder in reverse order.
 Replace the pull-off lip if necessary:
If both edges are worn after turning
the silicone squeegee around, a
new silicone squeegee is required.
Replace silicone squeegee as described above.
 Adjust the dosing of cleaning solution.
Water is leaking from the air
 Empty the dirt water reservoir (max.
100 ml content).
 Store the appliance upright in a dry
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Special accessories
Window cleaner concentrate
(4 x 20 ml)
Order No.
Micro-fibre wiping pad (2 piece)
Order No.
Removable lips, wide (2 ea.)
Order No.:
Technical specifications
Type of protection
Volume of dirt water
Operating time with full
Nominal battery voltage
Rated power of appliance
Charging current for
empty battery
Output voltage, charger
Output current, charger
Sound pressure level
(EN 60704-2-1)
Battery type
100 ml
Disposing of old device and
battery pack
This appliance includes a built-in battery pack; please remove this battery
pack before disposing of the old appliance.
Remove battery pack and
dispose of
 Risk of a short circuit
Do not touch contacts or
 Risk of explosion
 Do not expose the accumulator to direct sunlight, heat or
 Risk of injury due to short
circuit, chemical burn or
escaping irritant vapours
 Do not open the accumulator.
5,5 V
600 mA
54 dB(A)
0,7 kg
Subject to technical modifications!
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The appliance may only be
opened in order to dispose of
the battery pack.
Remove the battery pack and
dispose of properly (at a collection site or the dealer).
Customer Service
40 Koornang Road
Scoresby, Victoria 3179
1800 675 714 (Free Call)
New Zealand
Karcher Ltd.
East Tamaki, Aukland
12 Ron Driver Place
(09) 274-4603
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