SK2000 | Black&Decker SK2000 KITCHEN SCALES instruction manual

First Use Safety Recommendation
Please read through this booklet for safe and efficient use of the appliance.
We urge you to read the "Hint's" section and also follow all detailed
instructions even if you are familiar with a similar appliance.
Keep this guide handy for future reference.
Warning! When using battery-powered appliances, basic safety precautions, including the following, should always be
followed to reduce the risk of fire, leaking batteries, personal injury and material damage.
• Read this entire manual carefully before using the appliance.
• 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
material damage.
• Retain this manual for future reference.
Intended use
Your Black & Decker kitchen scale have been designed
for weighing food and food products. This product is
intended for household use only.
Electrical safety
Warning! To avoid the risk of short circuiting, do not
immerse the appliance or the batteries in water or other
Using your appliance
• Do not place the appliance on or near heat sources.
• Do not use the appliance near flammable materials.
• Use only the correct type of battery for the appliance
(see technical data).
• Never attempt to charge non-rechargeable batteries.
• The electronic components inside the appliance may
be affected by other devices used in close proximity,
such as mobile phones or microwave ovens. If this
happens, the display will show erroneous data. To
remedy this, either switch the interfering device off, or
move the appliance away from it.
• Do not use the appliance outdoors.
• Always protect the appliance from water or excessive
• Do not overload the appliance.
• Do not use the appliance at ambient temperatures
below 10 °C or above 30 °C.
Safety of others
• Do not allow children or any person unfamiliar with
these instructions to use the appliance.
After use
• Remove the batteries when the appliance is not going
to be used for a longer period of time.
• When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a
dry place. Children should not have access to stored
Inspection and repairs
• Before use, check the appliance for damaged or
defective parts. Check for breakage of parts and any
other conditions that may affect its operation.
• Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged or
• Have any damaged or defective parts repaired or
replaced by an authorised repair agent.
• Never attempt to remove or replace any parts other
than those specified in this manual.
This appliance includes some or all of the following
1. On/off button
Tare button
2. Weighing unit button
3 Display
4. Platform
Fig. A
5. Battery compartment
Switching on and off
• Press the on/off button (1) to switch the appliance on.
• Press the on/off button again to switch the appliance
off. Hold the button until the display goes blank.
• In addition, the appliance is fitted with an auto shutoff function, which automatically switches off the
appliance after approximately two minutes.
Note: The backlight will go off after approximately 20
seconds of non-use.
Setting the tare weight
Technical data
• Switch the appliance on as described previously.
• Press the tare button (1) to set the reading on the
display (3) to zero.
• When using a bowl, first put the empty bowl on the
scale and press the tare button to set the reading on
the display to zero.
Setting the weighing unit
The weighing unit can be set to grams (g) or ounces (oz).
• With the appliance turned on, press the weighing unit
button (2) until the desired units are shown in the
• The weighing unit can be changed at any time while
At the end of their useful life, discard batteries with due
care for our environment. Take them to any
authorised repair agent or a local recycling
Protecting the environment
• Place the scale on a flat surface.
• Place the product to be weighed on the scale and
read off the weight in the display (3).
• When using a bowl, first correct the tare as described
above. Put the product to be weighed in the bowl,
place the bowl on the scale and read off the weight.
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 it off with other household waste.
Make this product available for separate collection.
• If the weight exceeds the maximum capacity, the
display will show “o-Ld”. To prevent damage to the
appliance, immediately remove the weight from the
Cleaning, maintenance and storage
Warning! Before cleaning or maintenance, switch the
appliance off.
• To clean the appliance, use only mild soap and a
damp cloth.
Separate collection of used products and
packaging allows materials to be recycled and
used again. Use 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
• Do not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Warning! Do not immerse any part of the appliance in
water or any other liquid.
Checking and replacing the batteries
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. A
list of authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full
details of our after-sales service and contact are
available on the Internet at:
• If the display (3) shows “Lo”, the batteries are too low
and must be replaced.
• Periodically open the battery compartment (5) and
check the batteries for corrosion.
• To replace the batteries, open the battery
compartment and remove the old batteries. Place
new batteries, as indicated by the diagram inside the
• When disposing of batteries, follow the instructions
given in the section “Protecting the environment”.
Black & Decker provides a 2 Year Warranty for this product from the date of purchase against defects
due to defective materials or workmanship. Motor/element burn-outs due to voltage fluctuations are not
covered under warranty. If the product should become defective within the warranty period, Black &
Decker will repair or (at Black & Decker's discretion) replace it free of charge.
The warranty provisions do not cover failure due to accident, misuse, abuse, negligence or non
observation of local regulations on the part of the user. Equally, the warranty provisions do not apply
where the appliance has been serviced by a person not authorized by Black & Decker or serviced with
non-approved parts and this has contributed to the fault of the product. Superseded models without a
replacement equivalent will either be repaired or (at Black & Decker's discretion) replaced with another
product of similar retail value.
Fill in the Warranty Registration Card with the original Authorized Dealer's stamp (indicating date of
purchase) and attach your purchase receipt to it. Retain in case of claims in the future.
Take your defective product together with the Warranty Registration Card & purchase receipt to your
local service Centre. You can either do this in person or send it freight prepaid. If mailing or shipping
your appliance, ensure that it is packed carefully in a sturdy carton with enough packing material to
prevent damage. Include a note describing the problem to the service Centre and be sure to give your
return address.
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