Black & Decker | PV1225NPM | Instruction manual | Black & Decker PV1225NPM Instruction manual
(Original instructions)
Intended use
Your Black & Decker Dustbuster® hand-held vacuum
cleaner has been designed for light dry vacuum cleaning
purposes. This appliance is intended for household use only.
General appliance safety warnings
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.
Read all of this manual carefully before using the
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 the warnings refers to your mainsoperated (corded) appliance or battery-operated (cordless)
Save all warnings and instructions for future reference.
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.
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. Ensure the switch is in
the off-position before connecting to 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
Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at
all times. This enables better control of the appliance in
unexpected situations.
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.
Appliance use and care
Before use, check the appliance for damaged or
defective parts. Check for breakage of parts, damage to
switches and any other conditions that may affect its
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
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
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.
Battery tool use and care (cordless appliance only)
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 appliances 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.
After use
When not in use, the appliance should be stored in a
dry, well ventilated place out of the reach of children.
Children should not have access to stored appliances.
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
Safety of others
This tool 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 the 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.
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 - batteries and chargers
Never attempt to open for any reason.
Do not expose the battery to water.
Do not expose the battery to heat.
Do not store in locations where the temperature may
exceed 40°C.
Charge only at ambient temperatures between 10°C
and 40°C.
Charge only using the charger provided with the
appliance/tool. Using the wrong charger could result in
an electric shock or overheating of the battery.
When disposing of batteries, follow the instructions
given in the section "Protecting the environment".
Do not damage/deform the battery pack either by
puncture or impact, as this may create a risk of injury
and fire.
Do not charge damaged batteries.
Under extreme conditions, battery leakage may occur.
When you notice liquid on the batteries carefully wipe
the liquid off using a cloth. Avoid skin contact.
In case of skin or eye contact, follow the instructions
Warning! The battery fluid may cause personal injury or
damage to property. In case of skin contact, immediately
rinse with water. If redness, pain or irritation occurs seek
medical attention. In case of eye contact, rinse immediately
with clean water and seek medical attention.
Your charger has been designed for a specific voltage.
Always check that the mains voltage corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate.
Warning! Never attempt to replace the charger unit with a
regular mains plug.
Use your Black & Decker charger only to charge the
battery in the appliance/tool with which it was supplied.
Other batteries could burst, causing personal injury and
Never attempt to charge non-rechargeable batteries.
If 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.
Do not expose the charger to water.
Do not open the charger.
Do not probe the charger.
The appliance/tool/battery must be placed in a well
ventilated area when charging.
Electrical safety
Your charger is double insulated; therefore no
earth wire is required. Always check that the mains
voltage corresponds to the voltage on the rating
If 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.
Warning! Never attempt to replace the charger unit with a
regular mains plug.
The dust collector should be returned to the storage
position under the appliance after use and while
charging the appliance.
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.
Safety isolating transformer. The mains supply is
electrically separated from the transformer output.
Even with the application of the relevant safety regulations
and the implementation of safety devices, certain residual
risks cannot be avoided. These include:
Injuries caused by touching any rotating/moving parts.
Injuries caused when changing any parts, blades or
Injuries caused by prolonged use of a tool. When using
any tool for prolonged periods make sure you take
regular breaks.
Impairment of hearing.
Health hazards caused by breathing dust developed
when using your tool (example:- working with wood,
especially oak, beech and MDF).
The charging base is intended for indoor use only.
Symbols on the charging base
Your charging base is double insulated; therefore
no earth wire is required.
1. Dust collector
2. Dust container release button
3. Pivot lock button
4. On/off switch
5. Container door
6. Container door release latch
7. Charging base
8. Flip-out brush
9. Dust collector extension
Adjusting the dust collector (fig. A - C)
The dust collector (1) has a brush that can be folded forward
for dusting and upholstery cleaning.
The dust collector (1) is stored under the appliance. To
adjust for use, lift the appliance from the charging
base (7).
Press the pivot lock button (3) and rotate the dust
collector (1) to the required position.
Release the pivot lock button (3) to lock the dust
collector in position.
The dust collector can be extended by pulling the dust
collector extension (9) until it locks into position.
The extension can be retracted by pressing the button
(10) and pushing the extension back into the dust
Before first use, the battery must be charged for at least
24 hours.
Place the appliance on the charging base whenever it is
not in use.
Charging the battery (fig. D)
Make sure that the appliance is switched off. The
battery will not be charged with the on/off switch (4) in
the on position.
Place the appliance on the charging base (7) as shown.
Plug in the charger. Switch on at the mains.
The charging indicator will be lit.
Leave the appliance to charge for at least 24 hours.
While charging, the charger may become warm. This is
normal and does not indicate a problem. The appliance can
be left connected to the charger indefinitely. The charging
indicator will be lit as long as the appliance is connected to
the plugged-in charger.
Warning! Do not charge the battery at ambient
temperatures below 4°C or above 40°C.
Switching on and off (fig. E)
To switch the appliance on, slide the on/off switch (4)
forward to position I.
To switch the appliance off, slide the on/off switch (4)
back to position 0.
Optimising the suction force (fig. G - I)
Replacing the filters
In order to keep the suction force optimised, the filters must
be cleared regularly during use.
Press the release latch (6) and open the container
door (5) (fig. F).
Empty the dust container.
The filters should be replaced every 6 to 9 months and
whenever worn or damaged. Replacement filters are
available from your Black & Decker dealer (cat. no. VF90):
Remove the old filters as described above.
Fit the new filters as described above.
Cleaning and maintenance
Protecting the environment
Rotating the bowl (fig. A) agitates the filter to remove dirt. It
is important however to empty the bowl regularly by
removing the filters (fig. J).
Warning! Regularly clean the filters (12 & 13).
Cleaning the dust container and filters (fig. G - K)
There are two methods of cleaning the bowl, a quick empty
method and a thorough clean method. To carry out the quick
empty method use the following instructions.
The filters are re-usable and should be cleaned regularly.
Press the release latch (6) and open the container
door (5) (fig. F).
Empty the dust container (11).
Close the dust container door (5). Make sure that the
release latch (6) clicks into place.
To carry out a thorough clean of the bowl, use the following
The dust container (11) is attached to the body of the
appliance with a bayonet fixing, to remove the dust
Press the dust container release button (2) and rotate
the dust container (11) anti-clockwise and carefully slide
the dust container clear of the appliance.
Rotate the filter hook (12) to the vertical position (fig. I).
Use the filter hook (12) to rotate the filter (13) within the
pre-filter (14) to agitate it and remove dirt.
Remove the main filter (13).
Brush any loose dust off the filter (13).
The pre-filter (14) is attached with a bayonet fixing, to
remove the pre-filter:
Rotate the pre-filter (14) anti-clockwise and carefully
slide the it clear of the dust container.
Install the pre- filter (14) in to the dust container (11)
rotating it clockwise until it locks into place.
Install the main filter (13) in to the pre-filter (14).
Install the dust container (11) to the appliance, rotate it
clockwise until it locks into place.
Warning! Never use the appliance without the filters.
Optimum dust collection will only be achieved with clean
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 of it with household waste. Make this product
available for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again. Reuse 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.
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. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of
our after-sales service and contacts are available on the
Internet at:
Technical data
PV9625N - H1 PV1225NB - H1
PV1225NPM - H1
Vdc 9.6
kg 1.52
PV1425N - H1 PV1825N - H1
Vdc 14.4
kg 1.66
Input voltage
Output voltage
Output current
Approx. charging time
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