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ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS Cordless Blower RBL1840J OBL1800J Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Important! It is essential that you read the instructions in this manual before assembling, operating, and maintaining the product. Subject to technical modification. Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Safety, performance, and dependability have been given top priority in the design of your cordless blower. INTENDED USE The cordless blower is only intended for use outdoors in dry and well-illuminated conditions. The product is not intended to be used by children or persons with reduced physical, mental or sensory capabilities. The product is intended for blowing light debris including leaves, grass, and other garden refuse. WARNING When using the product, the safety rules must be followed. For your own safety and that of bystanders, you must read and fully understand these instructions before operating the product. Please keep these instructions safe for later use. WARNING This product is not intended to be used by children or persons with reduced physical, mental, or sensory capabilities. Children should be adequately supervised to ensure they do not play with the product. GENERAL SAFETY WARNINGS TRAINING ■■ Read the instructions carefully. Be familiar with the controls and the correct use of the product. ■■ Never allow children, persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge, or people unfamiliar with these instructions to use the product. Local regulations may restrict the age of the operator. ■■ Keep in mind, that the operator or user is responsible for accidents or hazards occurring to other people or their property. ■■ Keep bystanders, children and pets 15 m away from the area of operation. Stop the product if anyone enters the area. ■■ Never use the product when you are tired, ill or under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medicine. PREPARATION ■■ Some regions have regulations that restrict the use of the product to some operations. Check with your local authority for advice. ■■ While operating the product always wear substantial footwear and long trousers. Do not operate the product when barefoot or wearing open sandals. Avoid wearing clothing that is loose fitting or that has hanging cords or ties; they can be caught in moving parts. ■■ Do not wear loose clothing or jewellery that can be drawn into the air inlet. ■■ Secure long hair so it is above shoulder level to prevent entanglement in moving parts. ■■ Wear hearing protection at all times while operating the product. This product is extremely noisy and permanent hearing may result if precautions to limit your exposure, reduce noise and wear hearing protection are not strictly adhered to. ■■ Wear full eye protection at all times while operating this product. The manufacturer strongly suggests a full face mask or fully enclosed goggles. Normal spectacles or sun glasses are not adequate protection. Objects can be thrown at high speed by the powerful air jet at any time and may rebound from hard surfaces toward the operator. ■■ Ensure before each use that all controls and safety devices function correctly. Do not use the product if the “off” switch does not stop the product. ■■ Before each use, always inspect the housing for damage. Ensure that guards and handles are in place and properly secured. ■■ Return to an authorised service centre to replace damaged or unreadable labels. ■■ Never operate the product with defective guards or shields, or without safety devices in place. ■■ Keep all cooling air inlets clear of debris. ■■ Use rakes and brooms to loosen debris before blowing. ■■ Clear the work area before each use. Remove all objects such as rocks, broken glass, nails, wires, or string which can be blown a considerable distance by high velocity air. 1 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine ■■ Operate the product on a firm, level surface only. 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. OPERATION ■■ Operate the product only at reasonable hours – not early in the morning or late at night when people might be disturbed. ■■ Never operate the product in an explosive atmosphere. ■■ Avoid using the product in bad weather conditions especially when there is a risk of lightning. ■■ Do not operate in poor lighting. The operator requires a clear view of the work area to identify potential hazards. ■■ Use of hearing protection reduces the ability to hear warnings (shouts or alarms). The operator must pay extra attention to what is going on in the working area. ■■ Do not get distracted and always concentrate on your task. ■■ Operating similar tools nearby increases both the risk of hearing injury and the potential for other persons to enter your working area. ■■ Keep firm footing and balance. Do not overreach. Overreaching can result in loss of balance. 2 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine ■■ Always be sure of the footing on slopes. Walk, never run. ■■ Keep all parts of your body away from any moving part. Rotating impeller blades can cause severe injury. ■■ Never run the product without the proper equipment attached. ■■ Do not modify the product in any way or use parts and accessories which are not recommended by the manufacturer. WARNING If the product is dropped, suffers heavy impact, or begins to vibrate abnormally, immediately stop the product and inspect for damage or identify the cause of the vibration. Any damage should be properly repaired or replaced by an authorised service centre. ■■ To reduce the risk of injury associated with contacting rotating parts, always stop the product, remove the battery, and make sure all moving parts have come to a stop: ●● before cleaning or clearing a blockage ●● when leaving the product unattended ●● before installing or removing attachments ●● before checking, maintaining, or working on the product ●● to inspect the product for damage after striking a foreign object ●● if the product starts to vibrate abnormally (inspect immediately) ■■ Immediately switch off and remove the battery pack in the event of accident or breakdown. Do not operate the product again until it has been fully checked by an authorised service centre. BLOWER SPECIFIC SAFETY WARNINGS ■■ Wear a face filter mask in dusty conditions to reduce the risk of injury associated with the inhalation of dust. ■■ Slightly dampen surfaces in dusty conditions. ■■ Do not point the blower nozzle in the direction of people or pets. ■■ Never place objects inside the blower tubes. ■■ Do not operate the product near open windows. ■■ Use the full blower nozzle extension so that the air stream can work close to the ground and perform effectively. ■■ Do not place blower on top of or near loose debris. Debris can be sucked into the intake vent, resulting in possible damage to the product. TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE ■■ Stop the product, remove the battery, and allow it to cool before storing or transporting. ■■ Clean all foreign materials from the product. Store the product in a cool, dry, and wellventilated place that is inaccessible to children. Keep away from corrosive agents, such as garden chemicals and de-icing salts. Do not store outdoors. ■■ For transportation in vehicles, secure the product against movement or falling to prevent injury to persons or damage to the product. TRANSPORTING LITHIUM BATTERIES Transport the battery in accordance with local and national provisions and regulations. Follow all special requirements on packaging and labelling when transporting batteries by a third party. Ensure that no batteries can come in contact with other batteries or conductive materials while in transport by protecting exposed connectors with insulating, nonconductive caps or tape. Do not transport batteries that are cracked or leaking. Check with the forwarding company for further advice. MAINTENANCE WARNING Use only original manufacturer’s replacement parts, accessories, and attachments. Failure to do so can cause possible injury and poor performance, and may void your warranty. WARNING Servicing requires extreme care and knowledge and should be performed only by a qualified service technician. For service, bring the product to an authorised service centre. When servicing, use only identical replacement parts. ■■ Do not make adjustments and repairs not described in this manual. For other repairs, contact an authorised service agent. ■■ After each use, clean the product with a soft, dry cloth. ■■ Check all nuts, bolts, and screws at frequent intervals for proper tightness to ensure that the product is in safe working condition. Any part that is damaged should be properly repaired or replaced by an authorised service centre. ■■ Bring the product to an authorised service centre to replace damaged or unreadable labels. RESIDUAL RISKS Even when the product is used as prescribed, it is still impossible to completely eliminate certain residual risk factors. The following hazards may arise in use and the operator should pay special attention to avoid the following: ■■ Injury caused by vibration –– Always use the right tool for the job and use designated handles. ■■ Hearing injury caused by exposure to noise –– Wear ear protection and limit exposure. ■■ Injury from flying objects from the blow tube airflow –– Wear eye protection at all times. RISK REDUCTION It has been reported that vibrations from handheld tools may contribute to a condition called Raynaud’s Syndrome. Symptoms may include tingling, numbness, and blanching of the fingers, usually apparent upon exposure to cold. Hereditary factors, exposure to cold and dampness, diet, smoking, and work practices are all thought to contribute to the development of the these symptoms. There are measures that can be taken by the operator to possibly 3 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine reduce the effects of vibration: ■■ Keep your body warm in cold weather. When operating the product, wear gloves to keep the hands and wrists warm. ■■ After each period of operation, exercise to increase blood circulation. ■■ Take frequent work breaks. Limit the amount of exposure per day. If you experience any of the symptoms of this condition, immediately discontinue use and see your doctor. WARNING Injuries may be caused, or aggravated by prolonged use of a tool. When using any tool for prolonged periods, ensure you take regular breaks. Beware of thrown or flying objects. Keep all bystanders at least 15 m away.. Rotating Fans. Keep hands and feet out of the openings while the product is running. Waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle where facilities exist. Check with your Local Authority or retailer for recycling advice. SYMBOLS IN THIS MANUAL Note KNOW YOUR PRODUCT See page 6. 1. Handle 2. Variable speed trigger 3. Tube latch 4. Blower tube 5. Battery pack 6. Battery latch button 7. Charger SYMBOLS ON THE PRODUCT Safety alert Read and understand all instructions before operating the product, follow all warnings and safety instructions. Do not expose to rain or damp conditions. Wear ear protection. Wear eye protection. Remove the battery pack before starting any work on the product. 4 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Warning Parts or accessories are sold separately The following signal words and meanings are intended to explain the levels of risk associated with this product. 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. CAUTION Without safety alert symbol Indicates a situation that may result in property damage. UNPACKING RBL1840J x1 x1 x1 x1 x1 OBL1800J x1 x1 x1 5 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine KNOW YOUR PRODUCT 4 3 2 5 6 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine 6 1 7 GETTING STARTED 1 2 3 2 1 7 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine OVERVIEW p.9 p.10 p.11 8 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine OPERATION 1 2 9 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine MAINTENANCE 1 2 2 10 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine 1 STORAGE 1 2 2 1 2 1 20160926v1d3 3 11 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Cordless Blower RBL1840J/OBL1800J Model Rated voltage 18 V Air Velocity 160 km/h Air Volume 476 m3/h Weight (without battery) 2.1 kg BATTERY AND CHARGER RBL1840J OBL1800J 1 x RB18L40 not included Weight 0.723 kg - Charger 1 x BCL14181H not included Weight 0.564 kg - Model Battery pack Compatible battery pack Compatible charger RB18L13, RB18L15, RB18L20, RB18L25, RB18L26, RB18L40, RB18L50 BCL-1800, BCS618G, BCL1418, BCL14181H, BCL14183H, BCL1418IV*, RC18150U *BCL1418IV battery pack is compatible for charging in vehicles with12 V DC outlets. Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Imported by: Techtronic Industries (Australia) Pty. Ltd. 31 Gilby Road, Mount Waverley, VIC 3149, Australia Techtronic Industries New Zealand Ltd. 2 Landing Drive, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand 2022 961152656-01 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine