DCM562 | DeWalt DCM562 BLOWVAC Type 2 instruction manual

DCM562
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HANDHELD BLOWER
DCM562
Congratulations!
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Technical Data
Voltage
UK & Ireland
Type
Power output
CFM
Km/Hr
Noise
Weight (without battery pack)
DCM562
18V
18V
2
270
400
145
95
2.61
VDC
VDC
W
kg
Noise values and vibration values (triax vector sum) according to 2006/42/EC, 2004/108/EC EN 50636-2-100
L PA (emission sound pressure level)
dB(A)
87
L WA (sound power level)
dB(A)
92,5
K WA (uncertainty for the given sound level)
dB(A)
2,5
Vibration emission value ah =
Uncertainty K =
m/s2
m/s2
1.5
3
The vibration emission level given in this information
sheet has been measured in accordance with a
standardised test given in EN 50636-2-100 and may
be used to compare one tool with another. It may be
used for a preliminary assessment of exposure.
Battery pack
Battery type
Voltage
Capacity
Weight
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WARNING: The declared vibration
emission level represents the main
applications of the tool. However if the
tool is used for different applications,
with different accessories or poorly
maintained, the vibration emission may
differ. This may significantly increase the
exposure level over the total working
period.
VDC
Ah
kg
An estimation of the level of exposure to
vibration should also take into account
the times when the tool is switched off
or when it is running but not actually
doing the job. This may significantly
reduce the exposure level over the total
working period.
Identify additional safety measures to
protect the operator from the effects of
vibration such as: maintain the tool and
the accessories, keep the hands warm,
organisation of work patterns.
DCB180
DCB181
DCB182
DCB183
DCB184
DCB185
Li-Ion
18
3.0
0.64
Li-Ion
18
1.5
0.35
Li-Ion
18
4.0
0.61
Li-Ion
18
2.0
0.40
Li-Ion
18
5.0
0.62
Li-Ion
18
1.3
0.35
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Charger
Mains voltage
VAC
Battery type
Approx. charging time of battery packs min
Weight
DCB115
230
10.8/14.4/18 Li-Ion
22 (1.5 Ah)
60 (4.0 Ah)
0.5
22 (1.3 Ah)
45 (3.0 Ah)
kg
Fuses:
Europe
U.K. & Ireland
230 V tools
230 V tools
Level of accoustic power according to 2000/14/EC
(Article 13, Annex III):
LWA (measured sound power) 92,5 dB(A)
Uncertainty = 2,5 dB(A)
LWA (guaranteed sound power) 95 dB(A)
10 Amperes, mains
3 Amperes, in plugs
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Definitions: Safety Guidelines
The definitions below describe the level of severity
for each signal word. Please read the manual and
pay attention to these symbols.
DANGER: Indicates an imminently
hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
will result in death or serious injury.
WARNING: Indicates a potentially
hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, could result in death or
serious injury.
CAUTION: Indicates a potentially
hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, may result in minor or
moderate injury.
NOTICE: Indicates a practice not
related to personal injury which, if
not avoided, may result in property
damage.
Denotes risk of electric shock.
Denotes risk of fire.
EC-Declaration of Conformity
MACHINERY DIRECTIVE
OUTDOOR NOISE DIRECTIVE
HANDHELD BLOWER
DCM562
DeWALT declares that these products described
under Technical Data are in compliance with:
2006/42/EC, 2014/30/EU EN60335 -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
30 (2.0 Ah)
75 (5.0 Ah)
These products also comply with Directive 2014/30/
EU and 2011/65/EU. For more information, please
contact DeWALT 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
DeWALT.
Markus Rompel
Director Engineering
DeWALT, Richard-Klinger-Straße 11,
D-65510, Idstein, Germany
20.03.2015
WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury,
read the instruction manual.
General Appliance Safety Warnings
WARNING! When using mainspowered/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.
• Read all of this manual carefully before using the
appliance, be familiar with the controls and the
proper use of 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
personal injury.
The term "appliance" in all of the warnings listed
below refers to your mains operated (corded)
appliance or battery operated (cordless) appliance.
Save all warnings and instructions for future
reference.
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USING YOUR APPLIANCE
• Always take care when using the appliance.
• Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or
dark areas invite accidents.
• Only use the appliance in daylight or good
artificial light.
• Do not operate your appliance in explosive
atmospheres, such as in the presence of
flammable liquids, gases or dust.
• Never allow children or people unfamiliar with
the instructions to use the appliance, local
regulations may restrict the age of the operator.
• Do not allow children or animals to come near the
work area or touch the appliance supply cord.
• Keep children, bystanders and animals away
while operating an appliance. Distractions can
cause you to lose control.
• The appliance is not to be used as a toy.
• Do not immerse the appliance in water.
• Do not open body casing. There are no
userserviceable parts inside.
PERSONAL SAFETY
• Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use
common sense when operating an appliance. Do
not use an appliance while you are tired or under
the influence of drugs, alcohol or medication.
A moment of inattention while operating an
appliance may result in serious personal injury.
• Where required, use personal protective
equipment. Protective equipment such as eye
protection, dust mask, non-skid safety shoes, hard
hat, or hearing protection used for appropriate
conditions will reduce personal injuries.
• Prevent unintentional starting. Make sure
that the switch is in the off-position before
connecting to a power source and/or battery
pack, picking up or carrying the appliance.
Carrying appliances with your finger on the
switch or energising appliances that have the
switch on invites accidents.
• Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and
balance at all times. This enables better control
of the appliance in unexpected situations.
damage to switches and any other conditions
that may affect its operation.
• Do not use the appliance if the switch does not
turn it on and off. Any appliance that cannot
be controlled with the switch is dangerous and
must be repaired.
• Disconnect the plug from the power source
and/or the battery pack from the appliance
before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing appliances. Such
preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the appliance accidentally.
• Where applicable, keep cutting tools sharp and
clean. Properly maintained cutting tools with
sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and
are easier to control.
• Do not use the appliance if any part is damaged
or defective.
• 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.
ELECTRICAL SAFETY
• Appliance plugs must match the outlet.
Never modify the plug in any way. Do not use
any adapter plugs with earthed (grounded)
appliance. Unmodified plugs and matching
outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
• Do not expose appliance to rain or wet
conditions. Water entering a appliance will
increase the risk of electric shock.
• Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for
carrying, pulling or unplugging the appliance.
Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges
or moving parts. Damaged or entangled cords
increase the risk of electric shock.
• When operating an appliance outdoors, use an
extension cord suitable for outdoor use. Use of
a cord suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk
of electric shock.
• If operating an appliance in a damp location
is unavoidable, use a Residual Current Device
(RCD) protected supply. Use of an RCD
reduces the risk of electric shock.
• Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing and gloves
away from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewellery
or long hair can be caught in moving parts.
AFTER USE
APPLIANCE USE AND CARE
• Children should not have access to stored
appliances.
• Before use, check the appliance for damaged
or defective parts. Check for breakage of parts,
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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.
• When the appliance is stored or transported
in a vehicle it should be placed in the boot
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or restrained to prevent movement following
sudden changes in speed or direction.
BATTERY TOOL USE AND CARE
• Recharge only with the charger specified by the
manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for one
type of battery pack may create a risk of fire
when used with another battery pack.
• Use power tools only with specifically designated
battery packs. Use of any other battery packs
may create a risk of injury and fire.
• When battery pack is not in use, keep it away
from other metal objects, like paper clips, coins,
keys, nails, screws or other small metal objects,
that can make a connection from one terminal
to another. Shorting the battery terminals
together may cause burns or a fire.
• Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected
from the battery; avoid contact. If contact
accidentally occurs, flush with water. If liquid
contacts eyes, additionally seek medical help.
Liquid ejected from the battery may cause
irritation or burns.
SERVICE
• Have your appliance serviced by a qualified
repair person using only identical replacement
parts. This will ensure that the safety of the
appliance is maintained.
Additional Safety Instructions for
Blowers
• Do not cross gravel paths or roads whilst your
product is switched on during blow mode.
Walk, never run.
• Do not place your unit down on gravel while it is
switched on.
• Always be sure of your footing, particularly
on slopes. Do not overreach and keep your
balance at all times.
• 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.
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.
• The operator or user is responsible for
accidents or hazards occurring to other people
or their property.
• Do not carry the appliance by the cable.
• Always direct the cable to the rear away from
the appliance.
WARNING: If a cord becomes
damaged during use, disconnect the
supply cord from the mains supply
immediately. Do not touch the supply
cord before disconnecting the supply.
• Do not use solvents or cleaning fluids to clean
your product. Use a blunt scraper to remove
grass and dirt.
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.
• Replacement fans are available from a DeWALT
service agent. Use on DeWALT recommended
spare parts and accessories.
• To protect your feet and legs while operating
the appliance, always wear heavy duty footwear
and long trousers.
• Keep all nuts bolts and screws tight to make
sure that the appliance is in a safe working
condition.
• Always switch off your product, allow the fan to
stop and remove the plug from the socket when:
SAFETY OF OTHERS
• The supply cable has become damaged or
entangled.
• You leave your product unattended.
• Checking, adjusting, cleaning or working on
your product.
• If the appliance starts to vibrate abnormally.
• Do not place the inlet or outlet of the sweeper
near eyes or ears when operating. Never blow
debris in the direction of bystanders.
The appliance is only to be used with the power
supply unit provided with the appliance
• 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 their safety.
• Children should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
• Do not use in the rain or leave outdoors while it
is raining.
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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 can not be avoided. These include:
• Injuries caused by touching any rotating/moving
parts.
The date code (l), which also includes the year of
manufacture, is printed into the housing.
Example:
2015 XX XX
Year of Manufacture
Important Safety Instructions for All
Battery Chargers
• Injuries caused when changing any parts,
blades or accessories.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS: This manual
contains important safety and operating
instructions for compatible battery chargers (refer to
Technical Data).
• Injuries caused by prolonged use of a tool.
When using any tool for prolonged periods
ensure you take regular breaks.
• Before using charger, read all instructions and
cautionary markings on charger, battery pack,
and product using battery pack.
• Impairment of hearing.
• Health hazards caused by breathing dust
developed when using your tool (example:- working
with wood, especially oak, beech and MDF.)
WARNING: Shock hazard. Do not allow
any liquid to get inside charger. Electric
shock may result.
CAUTION: Burn hazard. To reduce
the risk of injury, charge only DeWALT
rechargeable batteries. Other types of
batteries may burst causing personal
injury and damage.
CAUTION: Children should be
supervised to ensure that they do not
play with the appliance.
Markings on Tool
The following pictograms are shown on the tool:
Read instruction manual before use.
Wear ear protection.
Wear eye protection.
Do not expose the tool to rain or high
humidity or leave outdoors while it is
raining.
Switch the tool off. Before performing
any maintenance on the tool, remove the
battery from the tool.
Keep people and animals at least 6 m
away from the work area.
Keep bystanders away.
NOTICE: Under certain conditions, with
the charger plugged into the power
supply, the exposed charging contacts
inside the charger can be shorted by
foreign material. Foreign materials of
a conductive nature such as, but not
limited to, steel wool, aluminum foil or
any buildup of metallic particles should
be kept away from charger cavities.
Always unplug the charger from the
power supply when there is no battery
pack in the cavity. Unplug charger
before attempting to clean
• DO NOT attempt to charge the battery pack
with any chargers other than the ones in
this manual. The charger and battery pack are
specifically designed to work together.
• These chargers are not intended for any uses
other than charging DeWALT rechargeable
batteries. Any other uses may result in risk of
fire, electric shock or electrocution.
• Do not expose charger to rain or snow.
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Directive 2000/14/EC guaranteed sound
power.
DATE
95CODE POSITION (FIG. 9)
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• Pull by plug rather than cord when
disconnecting charger. This will reduce risk
of damage to electric plug and cord.
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• Make sure that cord is located so that it
will not be stepped on, tripped over, or
otherwise subjected to damage or stress.
• Do not use an extension cord unless it
is absolutely necessary. Use of improper
extension cord could result in risk of fire,
electric shock, or electrocution.
• Do not place any object on top of charger
or place the charger on a soft surface that
might block the ventilation slots and result
in excessive internal heat. Place the charger
in a position away from any heat source. The
charger is ventilated through slots in the top and
the bottom of the housing.
• Do not operate charger with damaged cord
or plug — have them replaced immediately.
•Do not operate charger if it has received
a sharp blow, been dropped, or otherwise
damaged in any way. Take it to an authorised
service centre.
• Do not disassemble charger; take it to an
authorised service centre when service or repair
is required. Incorrect reassembly may result in a
risk of electric shock, electrocution or fire.
• In case of damaged power supply cord the
supply cord must be replaced immediately by
the manufacturer, its service agent or similar
qualified person to prevent any hazard.
• Disconnect the charger from the outlet
before attempting any cleaning. This will
reduce the risk of electric shock. Removing
the battery pack will not reduce this risk.
3.The completion of charge will be indicated by
the red light remaining ON continuously. The
pack is fully charged and may be used at this
time or left in the charger.
NOTE: To ensure maximum performance and life of
Li-Ion batteries, charge the battery pack fully before
first use.
Charging Process
Refer to the table below for the charge status of the
battery pack.
Charge indicators: DCB115
charging
fully charged
hot/cold pack delay*
The red light will continue to blink, but a yellow
indicator light will be illuminated during this
operation. Once the battery has reached an
appropriate temperature, the yellow light will turn off
and the charger will resume the charging procedure.
The compatible charger(s) will not charge a faulty
battery pack. The charger will indicate faulty battery
by refusing to light or by displaying problem pack or
charger blink pattern.
NOTE: This could also mean a problem with a
charger.
If the charger indicates a problem, take the charger
and battery pack to be tested at an authorised
service centre.
•NEVER attempt to connect 2 chargers together.
HOT/COLD PACK DELAY
• The charger is designed to operate on
standard 230V household electrical power.
Do not attempt to use it on any other voltage.
This does not apply to the vehicular charger.
When the charger detects a battery that is too hot
or too cold, it automatically starts a Hot/Cold Pack
Delay, suspending charging until the battery has
reached an appropriate temperature. The charger
then automatically switches to the pack charging
mode. This feature ensures maximum battery life.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Chargers
The DCB115 charger accepts 18 V Li-Ion DCB180,
DCB181, DCB182, DCB183, DCB184, and
DCB185 battery packs.
DeWALT chargers require no adjustment and are
designed to be as easy as possible to operate.
Charging Procedure (fig. 2)
1.Plug the charger into an appropriate outlet
before inserting battery pack.
2.Insert the battery pack (e) into the charger.
The red (charging) light will blink continuously
indicating that the charging process has started.
A cold battery pack will charge at about half the rate
of a warm battery pack. The battery pack will charge
at that slower rate throughout the entire charging
cycle and will not return to maximum charge rate
even if the battery warms.
LITHIUM ION BATTERY PACKS ONLY
XR Li-Ion tools are designed with an Electronic
Protection System that will protect the battery
against overloading, overheating or deep discharge.
The tool will automatically turn off if the Electronic
Protection System engages. If this occurs, place the
Li-Ion battery on the charger until it is fully charged.
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Important Safety Instructions for All
Battery Packs
When ordering replacement battery packs, be sure
to include catalog number and voltage.
The battery pack is not fully charged out of the
carton. Before using the battery pack and charger,
read the safety instructions below. Then follow
charging procedures outlined.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
• If battery contents come into contact with
the skin, immediately wash area with mild
soap and water. If battery liquid gets into the
eye, rinse water over the open eye for
15 minutes or until irritation ceases. If medical
attention is needed, the battery electrolyte
is composed of a mixture of liquid organic
carbonates and lithium salts.
• Contents of opened battery cells may cause
respiratory irritation. Provide fresh air. If
symptoms persists, seek medical attention.
• Do not charge or use battery in explosive
atmospheres, such as in the presence of
flammable liquids, gases or dust. Inserting
or removing the battery from the charger may
ignite the dust or fumes.
• Never force battery pack into charger. Do
not modify battery pack in any way to fit into
a non-compatible charger as battery pack
may rupture causing serious personal injury.
DeWALT batteries comply with all applicable
shipping regulations as prescribed by industry and
legal standards which include UN Recommendations
on the Transport of Dangerous Goods; International
Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods
Regulations, International Maritime Dangerous
Goods (IMDG) Regulations, and the European
Agreement Concerning The International Carriage
of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR). Lithium-ion
cells and batteries have been tested to section 38.3
of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of
Dangerous Goods Manual of Tests and Criteria.
• Charge the battery packs only in DeWALT
chargers.
• DO NOT splash or immerse in water or other
liquids.
• Do not store or use the tool and battery
pack in locations where the temperature
may reach or exceed 40 ˚C (105 ˚F) (such as
outside sheds or metal buildings in summer).
WARNING: Never attempt to open the
battery pack for any reason. If battery
pack case is cracked or damaged,
do not insert into charger. Do not
crush, drop or damage battery pack.
Do not use a battery pack or charger
that has received a sharp blow, been
dropped, run over or damaged in any
way (i.e., pierced with a nail, hit with a
hammer, stepped on). Electric shock
or electrocution may result. Damaged
battery packs should be returned to
service centre for recycling.
CAUTION: When not in use, place tool
on its side on a stable surface where
it will not cause a tripping or falling
hazard. Some tools with large battery
packs will stand upright on the battery
pack but may be easily knocked over.
SPECIFIC SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR LITHIUM ION
(LI-ION)
• Do not incinerate the battery pack even if it
is severely damaged or is completely worn
out. The battery pack can explode in a fire.
Toxic fumes and materials are created when
lithium ion battery packs are burned.
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WARNING: Burn hazard. Battery liquid
may be flammable if exposed to spark
or flame.
Transportation
In most instances, shipping a DeWALT battery pack
will be excepted from being classified as a fully
regulated Class 9 Hazardous material. In general,
the two instances that require shipping Class 9 are:
1.Air shipping more than two DeWALT lithium-ion
battery packs when the package contains only
battery packs (no tools), and
2.Any shipment containing a lithium-ion battery
with an energy rating greater than 100 watt
hours (Wh). All lithium-ion batteries have the
watt hour rating marked on the pack.
Regardless of whether a shipment is considered
excepted or fully regulated, it is the shipper's
responsibility to consult the latest regulations for
packaging, labeling/marking and documentation
requirements.
Transporting batteries can possibly cause fire if the
battery terminals inadvertently come in contact with
conductive materials. When transporting batteries,
make sure that the battery terminals are protected
and well insulated from materials that could contact
them and cause a short circuit.
The information provided in this section of the
manual is provided in good faith and believed to be
accurate at the time the document was created.
However, no warranty, expressed or implied, is
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given. It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that its
activities comply with the applicable regulations.
Charge only between 4 ˚C and 40 ˚C.
Battery Pack
Only for indoor use.
BATTERY TYPE
The DCB184 operates on a 18 volt battery pack.
Discard the battery pack with due care
for the environment.
The DCB180, DCB181, DCB182, DCB183,
DCB184, or DCB185 battery packs may be used.
Refer to Technical Data for more information.
Charge DeWALT battery packs only with
designated DeWALT chargers. Charging
battery packs other than the designated
DeWALT batteries with a DeWALT
charger may make them burst or lead to
other dangerous situations.
Storage Recommendations
1.The best storage place is one that is cool and
dry away from direct sunlight and excess heat
or cold. For optimum battery performance and
life, store battery packs at room temperature
when not in use.
2.For long storage, it is recommended to store a
fully charged battery pack in a cool, dry place
out of the charger for optimal results.
Do not incinerate the battery pack.
Package Contents
NOTE: Battery packs should not be stored
completely depleted of charge. The battery pack will
need to be recharged before use.
The package contains:
Labels on Charger and Battery Pack
1Battery
In addition to the pictographs used in this manual,
the labels on the charger and the battery pack may
show the following pictographs:
Read instruction manual before use.
See Technical Data for charging time.
Battery charging.
1 Blower motor housing
1 Blower tube
1Charger
1 Instruction manual
NOTE: Battery packs and chargers are not included
with N-models.
• Check for damage to the too/l, parts or
accessories which may have occurred
during transport.
• Take the time to thoroughly read and
understand this manual prior to operation.
Description (fig. 1)
Battery charged.
Battery defective.
WARNING: Never modify the power
tool or any part of it. Damage or
personal injury could result.
a.Variable speed trigger
b.Speed lock lever
Hot/cold pack delay.
Do not probe with conductive objects.
Do not charge damaged battery packs.
Do not expose to water.
Have defective cords replaced
immediately.
c.Handle
d.Tube
e.Battery pack
f.Battery release button
INTENDED USE
Your blower has been designed for professional
sweeping and blowing applications.
DO NOT use under wet conditions or in the
presence of flammable liquids or gases.
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before making any adjustments or
removing/installing attachments or
accessories. An accidental start-up
can cause injury.
DO NOT let children come into contact with the
tool. Supervision is required when inexperienced
operators use this tool.
•Young children and the infirm. This appliance
is not intended for use by young children or
infirm persons without supervision.
WARNING: Use only DeWALT battery
packs and chargers.
• This product is not intended for use by persons
(including children) suffering from diminished
physical, sensory or mental abilities; lack of
experience, knowledge or skills unless they are
supervised by a person responsible for their
safety. Children should never be left alone with
this product.
Inserting and Removing the
Battery Pack from the Tool (fig. 3-4)
Electrical Safety
1.Align the battery pack (e) with the rails.
The electric motor has been designed for one
voltage only. Always check that the battery pack
voltage corresponds to the voltage on the rating
plate. Also make sure that the voltage of your
charger corresponds to that of your mains.
Your DeWALT charger is double
insulated in accordance with EN 60335;
therefore no earth wire is required.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced
by a specially prepared cord available through the
DeWALT service organisation.
Mains Plug Replacement
(U.K. & Ireland Only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
• Safely dispose of the old plug.
• Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in
the plug.
• 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.
Using an Extension Cable
An extension cord should not be used unless
absolutely necessary. Use an approved extension
cable suitable for the power input of your charger
(see Technical Data). The minimum conductor size
is 1 mm2; the maximum length is 30 m.
When using a cable reel, always unwind the cable
completely.
ASSEMBLY AND ADJUSTMENTS
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WARNING: To reduce the risk of
serious personal injury, turn tool
off and disconnect battery pack
NOTE: Make sure your battery pack (e) is fully
charged.
TO INSTALL THE BATTERY PACK INTO THE TOOL HANDLE
2.Slide it into the blower until the battery pack
is firmly seated in the tool and ensure that TO
REMOVE THE BATTERY PACK FROM THE TOOL
1.Press the release button (f) and firmly pull the
battery pack out of the tool.
2.Insert battery pack into the charger as
described in the charger section of this manual.
FUEL GAUGE BATTERY PACKS (FIG. 5)
Some DeWALT battery packs include a fuel gauge
which consists of three green LED lights that
indicate the level of charge remaining in the battery
pack.
To actuate the fuel gauge, press and hold the fuel
gauge button (H). A combination of the three green
LED lights will illuminate designating the level of
charge left. When the level of charge in the battery
is below the usable limit, the fuel gauge will not
illuminate and the battery will need to be recharged.
NOTE: The fuel gauge is only an indication of the
charge left on the battery pack. It does not indicate
tool functionality and is subject to variation based
on product components, temperature and end-user
application.
Tube Assembly (fig. 6)
CAUTION: Ensure the battery is
removed before attaching or removing
the tube (d). The tube must be attached
to the housing (h) before use.
• To attach the tube to the blower, line up the
pegs (i) on the bottom of the tube with the notch
(j) on the bottom of the housing opening. Push
the tube into the blower housing until the lock
engages the tube and an audible click is heard.
• Pull on the tube to ensure it is securely in place.
• To remove the tube, insert a screwdriver into the
unlocking hole (k) on the side of the housing. Lift
the tab inside and pull tube out.
English
OPERATION
Instructions for Use
WARNING: Always observe the safety
instructions and applicable regulations.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of
serious personal injury, turn tool
off and disconnect battery pack
before making any adjustments or
removing/installing attachments or
accessories. An accidental start-up
can cause injury.
• Hold the blower with one hand as shown in
figure 8 and sweep from side to side with the
tube (d) several inches above the hard surface.
Slowly advance keeping the accumulated pile of
debris in front of you.
MAINTENANCE
Your DeWALT power 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.
Proper Hand Position (fig. 8)
WARNING: To reduce the risk of
serious personal injury, ALWAYS use
proper hand position as shown.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of
serious personal injury, ALWAYS hold
securely in anticipation of a sudden
reaction.
Proper hand position requires at least one hand on
the handle (c) at all times.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of
serious personal injury, turn tool
off and disconnect battery pack
before making any adjustments or
removing/installing attachments or
accessories. An accidental start-up
can cause injury.
The charger and battery pack are not serviceable.
Lubrication
WARNING: Do not operate blower
without tube securely in place. Never
reach down into housing through tube
hole.
Your power tool requires no additional lubrication.
WARNING: Always remove the battery
when:
Cleaning
• You leave blower unattended and
when storing.
WARNING: Blow dirt and dust out of
the main housing with dry air as often as
dirt is seen collecting in and around the
air vents. Wear approved eye protection
and approved dust mask when
performing this procedure.
WARNING: Never use solvents or
other harsh chemicals for cleaning the
non-metallic parts of the tool. These
chemicals may weaken the materials
used in these parts. Use a cloth
dampened only with water and mild
soap. Never let any liquid get inside the
tool; never immerse any part of the tool
into a liquid.
Switching On (fig. 7-8)
CAUTION: Do not point unit
discharge at self or bystanders.
CAUTION: Always wear safety glasses
and hearing protection. 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:
To turn the blower on, depress the variable speed
trigger (a). Release the trigger to turn the blower off.
To lock the blower on, pull back on the speed lock
lever (b), as shown in figure 7. The blower runs at
higher speeds as the lever is moved further. The speed
lock lever can also be pulled back to start the blower
without needing to first depress the trigger switch. To
turn the blower off when using the speed lock lever,
push the lever toward the front of the blower.
CHARGER CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: Shock hazard. Disconnect
the charger from the AC outlet before
cleaning. Dirt and grease may be
removed from the exterior of the charger
using a cloth or soft non-metallic brush.
Do not use water or any cleaning
solutions.
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Optional Accessories
WARNING: Since accessories, other
than those offered by DeWALT, have
not been tested with this product, use
of such accessories with this tool could
be hazardous. To reduce the risk of
injury, only DeWALT recommended
accessories should be used with this
product.
Consult your dealer for further information on the
appropriate accessories.
Protecting the Environment
Separate collection. This product must
not be disposed of with normal
household waste.
Should you find one day that your DeWALT 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.
S
eparate collection of used products
and packaging allows materials to be
recycled and used again. Re-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 product.
DeWALT provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of DeWALT 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
DeWALT office at the address indicated in this
manual. Alternatively, a list of authorised DeWALT
repair agents and full details of our after-sales
service and contacts are available on the Internet at:
www.2helpU.com.
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Rechargeable Battery Pack
This long life battery pack must be recharged when
it fails to produce sufficient power on jobs which
were easily done before. At the end of its technical
life, discard it with due care for our environment:
• Run the battery pack down completely, then
remove it from the tool.
• Li-Ion cells are recyclable. Take them to your
dealer or a local recycling station. The collected
battery packs will be recycled or disposed of
properly.
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Luxembourg België
en Luxemburg
DeWALT - Belgium BVBA
Egide Walschaertsstraat 16
2800 Mechelen
Tel: NL 32 15 47 37 63
Tel: FR 32 15 47 37 64
Fax: 32 15 47 37 99
www.dewalt.be
enduser.BE@SBDinc.com
Danmark
DeWALT
Roskildevej 22
2620 Albertslund
Tel: 70 20 15 10
Fax: 70 22 49 10
www.dewalt.dk
kundeservice.dk@sbdinc.com
Deutschland
DeWALT
Richard Klinger Str. 11
65510 Idstein
Tel:06126-21-1
Fax:06126-21-2770
www.dewalt.de
infodwge@sbdinc.com
Ελλάς
DeWALT (Ελλάς) Α.Ε.
Τηλ: 00302108981616
EΔΡΑ-ΓΡΑΦΕΙΑ : Στράβωνος 7
Φαξ: 00302108983570
& Λ. Βουλιαγμένης, Γλυφάδα 166 74, Αθήνα
SERVICE : Ημερος Τόπος 2 (Χάνι Αδάμ) –
193 00 Ασπρόπυργος
www.dewalt.gr
Greece.Service@sbdinc.com
España
DeWALT Ibérica, S.C.A.
Parc de Negocios “Mas Blau”
Edificio Muntadas, c/Bergadá, 1, Of. A6
08820 El Prat de Llobregat (Barcelona)
Tel: 934 797 400
Fax: 934 797 419
www.dewalt.es
respuesta.postventa@sbdinc.com
France
DeWALT
5, allée des Hêtres
BP 30084, 69579 Limonest Cedex
Tel: 04 72 20 39 20
Fax: 04 72 20 39 00
www.dewalt.fr
scufr@sbdinc.com
Schweiz
Suisse
Svizzera
DeWALT
In der Luberzen 42
8902 Urdorf
Tel: 044 - 755 60 70
Fax: 044 - 730 70 67
www.dewalt.ch
service@rofoag.ch
Ireland
DeWALT
Calpe House Rock Hill
Black Rock, Co. Dublin
Tel:00353-2781800
Fax:00353-2781811
www.dewalt.ie
Italia
DeWALT
via Energypark
20871 Vimercate (MB), IT
Tel: 800-014353
39 039 9590200
Fax: 39 039 9590313
www.dewalt.it
Nederlands
Tel: 31 164 283 063
DeWALT Netherlands BV
Holtum Noordweg 35
Fax: 31 164 283 200
6121 RE BORN, Postbus 83, 6120 AB BORN
www.dewalt.nl
Norge
DeWALT
Postboks 4613, Nydalen
0405 Oslo
Tel: 45 25 13 00
Fax: 45 25 08 00
www.dewalt.no
kundeservice.no@sbdinc.com
Österreich
DeWALT
Werkzeug Vertriebsges m.b.H
Oberlaaerstrasse 248, A-1230 Wien
Tel: 01 - 66116 - 0
Fax: 01 - 66116 - 614
www.dewalt.at
service.austria@sbdinc.com
Portugal
Tel: 214 66 75 00
DeWALT Limited, SARL
Centro de Escritórios de Sintra Avenida
Fax: 214 66 75 80
Almirante Gago Coutinho, 132/134, Edifício 14
2710-418 Sintra
www.dewalt.pt
resposta.posvenda@sbdinc.com
Suomi
DeWALT
PL 47
00521 Helsinki
Puh: 010 400 4333
Faksi:0800 411 340
www.dewalt.fi
asiakaspalvelu.fi@sbdinc.com
Sverige
DeWALT
Box 94
431 22 Mölndal
Tel: 031 68 61 60
Fax: 031 68 60 08
www.dewalt.se
kundservice.se@sbdinc.com
Türkiye
KALE Hırdavat ve Makina A.Ş.
Defterdar Mah. Savaklar Cad. No:15
Edirnekapı / Eyüp / İSTANBUL 34050
TÜRKİYE
Tel: 0212 533 52 55
Faks: 0212 533 10 05
www.dewalt.com.tr
United
Kingdom
DeWALT, 210 Bath Road;
Slough, Berks SL1 3YD
Tel: 01753-567055
Fax: 01753-572112
www.dewalt.co.uk
emeaservice@sbdinc.com
Australia
DeWALT
82 Taryn Drive, Epping
VIC 3076 Australia
Tel: Aust 1800 338 002
Tel: NZ 0800 339 258
www.dewalt.com.au
www.dewalt.co.nz
Middle East Africa
DeWALT
P.O. Box - 17164,
Jebel Ali Free Zone (South), Dubai, UAE
Tel: 971 4 812 7400
Fax: 971 4 2822765
www.dewalt.ae
Service.MEA@sbdinc.com
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