GWC1820PC | Black&Decker GWC1820PC BLOWER VAC instruction manual

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GWC1815
GWC1820PC
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GWC1815
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GWC1820PC
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C
GWC1815
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GWC1820PC
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(Original instructions)
GWC1815
GWC1820PC
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GWC1820PC
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(Original instructions)
Intended use
Your BLACK+DECKER GWC1815 and GWC1820PC blower
have been designed for leaf clearing. This appliance is
intended for consumer use only.
Safety instructions
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appliance is not to be used as a
toy.
u Only use the appliance in daylight or
good artificial light.
u Use in a dry location only. Do not allow
the appliance to become wet.
u Avoid using the appliance in bad
weather conditions, especially when
there is a risk of lightning.
u Do not immerse the appliance in water.
u Do not open the body casing. There
are not user-serviceable parts inside.
u Do not operate the appliance in
explosive atmospheres, such as in the
presence of flammable liquids, gases
or dust.
u The appliance is only to be used with
the power supply unit provided with the
appliance.
u
This
Warning! When using mains-powered/
cordless appliances, basic safety precautions, including the following, should
always be followed to reduce the risk of
fire, electric shock, personal injury and
material damage.
u Read all of this manual carefully before
operating the appliance.
u 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.
u Retain this manual for future referResidual risks.
ence.
Additional residual risks may arise when
using the tool which may not be included
Using your appliance
in the enclosed safety warnings.
Always take care when using the appliThese risks can arise from misuse, proance.
longed use etc.
u Always use safety glasses or goggles.
Even with the application of the relevant
u Never allow children, persons with
safety regulations and the implementareduced physical, sensory or mental
tion of safety devices, certain residual
capabilities or lack of experience and
risks can not be avoided. These include:
knowledge or people unfamiliar with
u Injuries caused by touching any rotatthese instructions to use the machine,
ing/moving parts.
local regulations may restrict the age
u Injuries caused when changing any
of the operator. Never operate the maparts, blades or accessories.
chine while people, especially children,
u Injuries caused by prolonged use
or pets are nearby
of a tool. When using any tool for
u Do not allow children or animals to
prolonged periods ensure you take
come near the work area or to touch
regular breaks.
the appliance or power supply cord.
u Impairment of hearing.
u Close supervision is necessary when
u Health hazards caused by breathing
the appliance is used near children.
dust developed when using your tool
u This appliance is not intended for use
(example:- working with wood, espeby young or infirm persons without
cially oak, beech and MDF.)
supervision.
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(Original instructions)
After use
not in use, the appliance should
be stored in a dry, well ventilated place
out of reach of children.
u Children should not have access to
stored appliances.
u 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.
u
When
Inspection and repairs
use, check the appliance for
damaged or defective parts. Check for
breakage of parts and any other conditions that may affect its operation.
u Do not use the appliance if any part is
damaged or defective.
u Have any damaged or defective parts
repaired or replaced by an authorised
repair agent.
u Never attempt to remove or replace
any parts other than those specified in
this manual.
u
Before
adjusting, cleaning or
working on your product.
u If the appliance starts to vibrate
abnormally.
u Do not place the inlet or outlet of
the vacuum near eyes or ears when
operating. Never blow debris in the
direction of bystanders.
u Do not use in the rain or leave outdoors while it is raining.
u Do not cross gravel paths or roads
whilst your product is switched. Walk,
never run.
u Do not place your unit down on gravel
while it is switched on.
u Always be sure of your footing, particularly on slopes. Do not overreach and
keep your balance at all times.
u Do not place any objects into the
openings. Never use if the openings
are blocked - keep free of hair, lint,
dust and anything that may reduce the
airflow.
u
Checking,
Vibration
Additional safety instructions for The declared vibration emission values
stated in the technical data and the
blowers
The intended use is described in this
manual. The use of any accessory or
attachment or performance of any operation with this appliance other than those
recommended in this instruction manual
can present a risk of personal injury and/
or damage to property.
u To protect your feet and legs while
operating the appliance, always wear
heavy duty footwear and long trousers.
u Always switch off your product, allow
the fan to stop and remove the battery
when:
u You leave your product unattended.
u Clearing a blockage.
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declaration of conformity have been
measured in accordance with a standard
test method provided by EN50636 and
may be used for comparing one tool with
another. The declared vibration emission
value may also be used in a preliminary
assessment of exposure.
Warning! The vibration emission value
during actual use of the power tool can
differ from the declared value depending
on the ways in which the tool is used.
The vibration level may increase above
the level stated.
(Original instructions)
When assessing vibration exposure to
determine safety measures required by
2002/44/EC to protect persons regularly
using power tools in employment, an
estimation of vibration exposure should
consider, the actual conditions of use and
the way the tool is used, including taking account of all parts of the operating
cycle such as the times when the tool is
switched off and when it is running idle in
addition to the trigger time.
Warning! Always use your product in
the manner outlined in this manual. Your
product is designed to be used in an
upright mode and if it is used in any other
way it may result in injury. Never run your
product whilst lying on it’s side or upside
down.
u The operator or user is responsible for
accidents or hazards occurring to other
people or their property.
u Do not use solvents or cleaning fluids
to clean your product. Use a blunt
scraper to remove grass and dirt.
u Check the collection bag frequently for
wear or deterioration.
u Replacement fans are available from a
Black & Decker service agent. Use on
Black & Decker recommended spare
parts and accessories.
u Keep all nuts bolts and screws tight to
make sure that the appliance is in a
safe working condition.
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Safety of others
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.
u Children should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
u
This
Additional safety instructions for
batteries and chargers
Batteries
attempt to open for any reason.
u Do not expose the battery to water.
u Do not store in locations where the
temperature may exceed 40 °C.
u Charge only at ambient temperatures
between 10 °C and 40 °C.
u Charge only using the charger provided with the tool.
u When disposing of batteries, follow
the instructions given in the section
"Protecting the environment".
u
Never
Chargers
your BLACK+DECKER charger
only to charge the battery in the tool
with which it was supplied. Other batteries could burst, causing personal
injury and damage.
u Never attempt to charge non-rechargeable batteries.
u
Use
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u
Have
(Original instructions)
defective cords replaced immedi-
ately.
u Do not expose the charger to water.
u Do not open the charger.
u Do not probe the charger.
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The charger is intended for
indoor use only.
Read the instruction manual
before use.
Electrical safety
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Your charger is double insulated; therefore no earth wire is
required. Always check that the
mains voltage corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate. Never
attempt to replace the charger
unit with a regular mains plug.
uIf 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.
Labels on appliance
The following warning symbols are found on the appliance
along with the date code:
Read the manual prior to operation.
Wear safety glasses or goggles when operating this appliance.
Wear suitable ear protectors when operating
this appliance.
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Always remove the battery from the appliance before performing any cleaning or
maintenance .
Beware of flying objects. Keep bystanders
away from the cutting area.
Do not expose the appliance to rain or high
humidity.
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Directive 2000/14/EC guaranteed sound power.
Features
This appliance includes some or all of the following features.
1. On / Off Switch
2.Tube
3. Power command button (GWC1820PC Only).
Tube assembly
Note: Ensure the sweeper is switched off and the battery is
removed before attaching or removing the sweeper tube. The
tube must be assembled to the housing before use.
u To attach the tube to the sweeper, line up the tube with the
sweeper housing as shown in Figure A.
u Push the tube into the sweeper housing until the lock button (4) engages the lock hole (5) in the tube.
To install battery pack
u
Insert battery pack into tool until an audible click is heard
as shown in Figure B. Make sure battery pack is fully
seated and fully latched into position.
To remove battery pack
u
Depress the battery release button (6) in the back of the
battery pack and pull battery pack out of tool assembly as
shown in Figure C.
Operation
Warning! Always wear safety glasses. Wear a filter mask if
the operation is dusty. Use of gloves, long pants and substantial footwear is recommended. Keep long hair and loose clothing away from openings and moving parts. THIS SWEEPER
IS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.
u Hold the sweeper with one hand as shown in Figure D and
sweep from side to side with the nozzle several inches
above the ground. Slowly advance keeping the accumulated pile of debris in front of you.
Switching on and off
Warning! Use both hands to grip the product firmly when
switching on.
Warning! Do not point unit discharge at self or bystanders.
u To switch the sweeper on, slide the on/off switch forward
as shown in Figure E1 and E2.
u To switch the sweeper off, slide the on/off switch back as
shown in Figure F1 and F2.
POWERCOMMAND feature
The POWERCOMMAND feature (3) is located on the
GWC1820PC tool handle as shown in Figure G. It allows you
to optimise the tools performance and boost the power as
needed.
u Switch the blower on.
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(Original instructions)
To activate the “Boost” mode, press and hold the
POWERCOMMAND button down.
u To deactivate the “Boost” mode, release the
POWERCOMMAND button.
u Operate in “Normal” mode for most sweeping needs.
(Longer runtime will be achieved.)
u Activate “Boost” mode as needed to clear heavy or wet
debris.
u
GWC1815
Input Voltage
V
18
No-Load Speed
/min
12500
Weight
kg
1.7
Voltage
V
18
Capacity
Ah
1.5
Type
Li-Ion
Charger
400mA
DC
Battery
Troubleshooting
Problem
Possible cause
Possible solution
Unit will not start.
Battery not installed
properly.
Check battery
installation.
Battery not charged.
Check battery
charging requirements.
Battery not inserted into
charger.
Insert battery into
charger until green
LED appears.
Charger not plugged in.
Plug charger into a
working outlet. Refer
to “Important Charging
Notes” for more details.
Battery will not charge.
Technical data
Check current at
receptacle by plugging
in a lamp or other
appliance.
Check to see if
receptacle is
connected to a light
switch which turns
power off when you
turn out the lights.
Surrounding air
temperature too hot or
too cold.
Move charger and
tool to a surrounding
air temperature of
above 40 degree F
(4.5°C) or below 105
degree F (+40.5°C).
BL1518
DC
GWC1820PC
Input Voltage
V
18
No-Load Speed
/min
10,000 - 12,500
Weight
kg
1.7
Voltage
V
18
Capacity
Ah
2
Type
Li-Ion
Charger
400mA
DC
Battery
BL2018
DC
Hand/arm weighted vibration value according to
EN 50636-2-100:
= < 2,5 m/s , uncertainty (K) = 1,5 m/s2.
2
L (sound pressure) 72 dB(A)
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Protecting the environment
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Separate collection. Products and batteries
marked with this symbol must not be disposed of
with normal household waste.
Products and batteries contain materials that can be
recovered or recycled reducing the demand for raw materials.
Please recycle electrical products and batteries according to
local provisions.
uncertainty (K) = 2,8 dB(A)
EC declaration of conformity
MACHINERY DIRECTIVE
OUTDOOR NOISE DIRECTIVE
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GWC1815/GWC1820PC blower
Black & Decker declares that these products described under
"technical data" are in compliance with:
2006/42/EC, EN 60335-1: 2012+A11:2014;
EN 50636-2-100:2014
2000/14/EC, Blower, Annex VI
DEKRA Certification B.V., Utrechtseweg 310,
6802 ED Arnhem, The Netherlands
Notified Body ID No.: 0344
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Level of accoustic power according to 2000/14/EC
(Article 13, Annex III):
LWA (measured sound power) 86 dB(A)
Uncertainty = 2,8 dB(A)
LWA (guaranteed sound power) 89 dB(A)
These products also comply with Directive 2014/30/EU,
2011/65/EU.
For more information, please contact Black & Decker at the
following address or refer to the back of the manual.
The undersigned is responsible for compilation of the technical
file and makes this declaration on behalf of Black & Decker.
R. Laverick
Director of Engineering
Black & Decker Europe, 210 Bath Road, Slough,
Berkshire, SL1 3YD
United Kingdom
27/04/2017
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Guarantee
Black & Decker is confident of the quality of its products
and offers consumers a 24 month guarantee from the date
of purchase. This guarantee 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.
To claim on the guarantee, the claim must be in accordance
with Black&Decker Terms and Conditions and you will need to
submit proof of purchase to the seller or an authorised repair
agent. Terms and conditions of the Black&Decker 2 year
guarantee and the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent can be obtained on the Internet at www.2helpU.com, or
by contacting your local Black & Decker office at the address
indicated in this manual.
Please visit our website www.blackanddecker.co.uk to register
your new Black & Decker product and receive updates on new
products and special offers.
(Original instructions)
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Australia
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Tel. Fax
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United Kingdom &
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