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RBV2800S / RBV3000VP PowerMulching™ ELECTRIC MULCHING BLOWER / VAC OPERATOR’S MANUAL (Original Instructions) Important! It is essential that you read the instructions in this manual before mounting and operating this machine. Subject to technical modifications. Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine RBV2800S / RBV3000VP 1 14 12 11 13 15 2 3 4 5 5 16 6 10 7 5 9 8 Fig. 1 Fig. 6 17 12 14 18 16 Fig. 2 Fig. 3 Fig. 7 Fig. 8 Fig. 9 Fig. 10 1 21 20 14 19 Fig. 4a 22 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Fig. 4b Fig. 5 ENGLISH Your blower Vacuum has been engineered and manufactured to Ryobi's high standard for dependability, ease of operation, and operator safety. When properly cared for, it will give you years of rugged, trouble-free performance. Thank you for buying a Ryobi product. 4. Operation n Always direct the cable to the rear away from the appliance. n If the cord becomes damaged during use, disconnect the cord from the supply immediately. DO NOT TOUCH THE CORD BEFORE DISCONNECTING FROM THE SUPPLY. Do not use the appliance if the cord is damaged or worn. n Do not carry the appliance by the cable. n Avoid Dangerous Environment - Don't use appliances in damp or wet locations. n Disconnect the appliance from the mains supply whenever you leave the machine, before clearing a blockage, before checking, cleaning or working on the appliance. If the appliance starts to vibrate abnormally switch it off immediately, disconnect the appliance from the mains and inspect for obstructions or damage to the unit. n Operate the appliance only in daylight or in good artificial light. n Do not overreach and keep your balance at all times. n Always be sure of your footing on slopes. n Walk, never run. n Keep all cooling air inlets clear of debris. n Never blow debris in the direction of bystanders. n Appliance should be supplied via a residual device with a tripping current of not more than 30mA. GENERAL SAFETY RULES 1. Important safety instruction n Please read all of the safety and operating instructions carefully before using this product. Please pay particular attention to all sections of this User Guide that carry warning symbols and notices. n 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. n Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. 2. Training n Read the instructions carefully. Be familiar with the controls and the proper use of the appliance. n Never allow children to use the appliance. n Never allow people unfamiliar with these instructions to use the appliance. Local Regulations may restrict the age of the operator. n Never operate the appliance while people, especially children, or pets are nearby. n The operator or user is responsible for accidents or hazards occurring to other people or their property. 5. Maintenance and storage n Keep all nuts, bolts and screw tight to be sure the appliance is in safe working condition. n Check the appliance frequently for wear or deterioration. n Replace worn or damaged parts. n Use only genuine replacement parts and accessories. n Store Idle Appliances Indoors - When not in use, appliances should be stored indoors in dry, and high or locked-up place - out of reach of children. 3. Preparation n While operating the appliance, always wear substantial footwear and long trousers n Dress Properly - Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. They can be caught in moving parts. Use of rubber gloves and substantial footwear is recommended when working outdoors. n Wear protective hair covering to contain long hair. Wear protective goggles while operating. n To prevent dust irritation the wearing of a face mask is recommended. n Before using, check the supply and extension cord for signs of damage and aging. Do not use the appliance if the cord is damaged or worn. n Never operate the appliance with defective guards or shields, or without safety devices, for example collection bag in place. n Only use a weather proof extension cable correctly rated to your machine. 6. Additional safety rules for blower vacuum n Always wear adequate protective clothing when operating the tool to avoid injuries to face, eyes, hands, feet, head or hearing, Use safety glasses or a face shield, high boots or sturdy shoes, long trousers, work gloves, a hard hat and ear defenders. n Do not start the tool when it is upside down or when it is not in the operating position. n Switch the motor off and disconnect from power when the tool is not being used, left unattended, being cleaned, being moved from one place to another or when the extension cord is entangled or damaged. n Do not operate the tool near people, especially children or pets. Turn it off if they get too close. Maintain a safe distance of at least 5m from other people when using the tool. 1 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine ENGLISH n Never direct the blower tube towards bystanders or pets. Never blow debris in the direction of bystanders or pets. The operator is responsible for accidents or hazards occurring to other people or their property. n Do not handle the plug or the tool with wet hands and do not use the tool in the rain. n Use only outdoor rated extension leads that are so marked. Keep the extension cord away from heat, oil and sharp edges. n Ensure that the extension lead is secured in a manner that prevents it form disconnecting from the plug whilst in use. n Keep all the air intakes and the blower tube free of dust, lint, hair and other material that may cause a reduction in air flow. n Keep a balanced and stable stance while using the tool. n Do not switch on the tool in enclosed or poorly ventilated spaces or in the presence of flammable and/or explosive substance such as liquids, gases and powders. n Do not get distracted and always concentrated on what you are doing. Use common sense. Never operate the tool when you are tired, sick or under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. n Do not operate this appliance with long loose hair or loose fitting jewelry. Tie long loose hair back and remove loose fitting jewelry. n Do not allow the blower vacuum to pick up any burning or smoldering materials like ashes, cigarette butts etc. n Do not attempt to pick up breakable objects like glass, plastics, china etc. n Do not use in vacuum operation without the collection bag fitted n Do not use the blower vacuum in either the vacuum or the blower position on gravel surfaces. n Only operate the tool during broad daylight or with adequate artificial light. n When the tool is not in use, store it in a dry place and out of reach of children. n After use, disconnect the tool from the power supply and inspect for wear and damage. If you have the slightest doubts, contact an authorized service centre. n Only use the tool according to the instructions given in this manual. n Check regularly that screws are tight. n Use only spare parts and accessories recommended by the manufacture. n Do not try to repair the tool or access internal parts. Contact authorized service centers only. n It is recommended that the blower vacuum should be used with a Residual Current Device (RCD) with a tripping current of no more than 30mA. SYMBOLS Some of the following symbols may be used on your tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool more safely and effectively. Symbol Explanation WARNING! These following warning symbols are displayed on the garden vacuum to remind you of the safety precautions you should take when operating it. WARNING! This garden vacuum should only be used by those persons who have read and understood all the safety and operating instruction contained in the User Guide. Be aware of the safety of all persons in the work area at all times. WARNING! Switch the garden vacuum OFF and disconnect from the mains supply before making adjustments, cleaning blockages, or starting any cleaning and maintenance procedures. WARNING! Keep other people out of the danger area! WARNING! Do not use this garden vacuum in the rain. Avoid using it in damp conditions. WARNING! When using this garden vacuum, always wear protective glasses. 2 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine ENGLISH WARNING! Wear ear protection. WARNING! Read this safety and operating instructions in this booklet and keep it in a safe place for future reference. WARNING! Dangerous feed orifice. Keep hands and feet out of the openings while the machine is running. WARNING! Rotating Fans. Keep hands and feet out of the openings while the machine is running. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION 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. VACUUM MODE If the quick change lever is pointing on this symbol, the unit operates in vaccum mode BLOWER MODE If the quick change lever is pointing on this symbol, the unit operates in blow mode 5. Quick change lever 6. Collection bag holder 7. Power Cord 8. Collection bag 9. Guide wheels 10. Front bracket 11. Lower tube 12. Upper tube 13. Front handle 14. Motor housing 15. Variable speed control (Model RBV3000VP only) 16. Tube lock button SPECIFICATION Type Voltage RBV2800S 220-240 V~ Frequency Input Power RBV3000VP 50 Hz 1900 W Insulation 1900 W Class II Air velocity 320 km/h 270-320 km/h Air volume Net weight (without cable) Mulching Ratio 14 m³/min 11-14 m³/min Measured sound pressure level; Measured sound power level; Vibration level 15:1 Figure 2 17. Upper tube latch 18. Lower tube latch LPA:92.5 dB(A); KPA:2.0 dB(A) Figure 3 16. Tube lock button 5.5Kg LWA:108 dB(A) Figure 4 19. Bag connector with handle 20. Collection bag front hook 21. Shoulder strap connection hook 22. Debris Outlet Tube ah: 4.6 m/s²; K:1.5 m/s² Description ASSEMBLY Figure 1 1. Shoulder Strap 2. Trigger 3. Rear handle 4. Livetool Indicator™ UNPACKING n Carefully remove the product and any accessories from the box. 3 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine ENGLISH Inspect the product carefully to make sure no breakage or damage occurred during shipping. n Do not discard the packing material until you have carefully inspected and satisfactorily operated the product. n If any parts are damaged or missing, please call your Ryobi service centre for assistance. n The blower vac is supplied with some components not assembled. To assemble these, proceed as follows: ATTACHING AND EXTENDING THE TUBE (Fig. 2, 3) n Slide the tube into the motor housing (items 12 and 14). n Ensure that the latches (items 17 and 18) are closed and securely hold the tube and motor housing together. n Push the tube lock button down (item 16 in figure 3) and pull the lower tube out of the upper tube by holding the front bracket (item 10) to fully telescope the tubes out. You will hear a >>click<< sound when the tubes are fully extended and lock into place. OPERATION n intend use: This blower vacuum is intended for cleaning in dry areas (blow mode and suction mode) in domestic use. Potential risk may occur if not for such use. SWITCHING BETWEEN SUCTION MODE AND BLOW MODE (Fig. 6) Warning: Always ensure that your unit is switched off and has fully stopped before changing the mode of operation. Do not force the quick change lever. It should move smoothly without resistance. If you encounter problems, disconnect from power supply and clean the lever mechanism. For blow mode: n Switch the quick change lever (item 5) down so that it points at the blow symbol For suction/vacuum mode: n Switch the quick change lever (item 5) up so that it points at the vacuum symbol ATTACHING THE DEBRIS OUTLET TUBE(Fig.4a) CAUTION: Do not operate the machine without having attached the debris outlet tube to the unit. PREPARATIONS BEFORE EVERY USE n When using the blower vac make sure that you secure your extension cord in the cord retainer as shown in Figure 5. n Choose your mode of operation. The debris outlet tube (item 22) is fixed by one time snap fit. Insert the tube into motor housing (item 14), and it will be locked into place when you push it to the end. STARTING YOUR BLOWER VAC Note: For added safety, your blower vac has double safety switching. If the tubes are not properly connected to the motor housing or the tubes are not fully extended and have not locked in place the blower vac will not start. Check the troubleshooting guide later in this manual for more information. n Connect the Blower Vac to the power supply. The Livetool indicator™ (item 4) will glow blue once the blower vac is connected to the electric power supply. n Pull the trigger (item 2) to start the blower vac. ATTACHING AND REMOVING THE COLLECTION BAG (Fig. 4b) CAUTION: Do not use the product in vacuum/suction mode without the collection bag fully assembled and properly attached to the unit. n n n n Align the front part of the plastic bracket on the collection bag with the discharge outlet of the blower vac (on the tube side) Align and push the bag connector (item 19) on the rear side into the discharge outlet of the blower vac until it clicks into place. Clip the front bag hook (item 20) onto the mounting point of the upper tube. To remove the collection bag, Push the bag connector handle down and pull the collection bag away from the product STOPPING YOUR BLOWER VAC n To stop the blower vac, just release the trigger (item 2). VARIABLE SPEED CONTROL (RBV3000VP ONLY) As shown in figure 7 you can adjust the suction/blow speed of the unit by turning the variable speed control forward (increase speed) or backward (reduce speed). EMPTYING THE COLLECTION BAG WARNING It is not necessary to remove the collection bag from the blower vac when the bag needs to be emptied. The rear side of the bag has a full length zip to open it for emptying. Simply open the zip and empty the contents. Ensure to close the zip prior to operating the blower vac. Attaching the shoulder strap (Fig. 4) n Clip the shoulder strap (item 1) into the shoulder strap hook (item 21) on the motor housing. n Adjust the shoulder strap so that it is in a comfortable position for you. 4 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine ENGLISH MAINTENANCE WARNING Never use water for cleaning your product, use only a dry cloth. Do not clean with chemicals or solvents as some can destroy critical plastic parts. n n n Switch off and disconnect from the mains power supply before cleaning your product. Always empty the collection bag. Always store the product in a dry place ensuring the cable is not likely to be damaged on the sharp edges etc. CLEANING THE COLLECTION BAG n Empty the collection bag after each use to avoid deterioration and obstruction of the air flow which will reduce the performance of the unit. n Clean the collection bag as needed. With eye protection on, turn the dust bag inside out after initial emptying and vigorously shake out the dust and debris. TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE 1. No mains power (power failure) 2. Connection lead wire defect Motor won’t start 3. Motor or switch defect Material is not sucked in properly (reduced vacuuming power) SOLUTION 1. Check power source. 2. R eplace lead or have lead checked (electrician), never use defect lead 3. Contact Ryobi customer service centre or your original place of purchase. 4. lower tube hasn’t been telescoped out to its full length. 4. Pull the lower tube out to its full length. 1. Machine is clogged or blocked 2. Bag too full 3. Speed setting too low (only for garden vac with fully variable speed control) 1. Clean machine 2. Empty bag 3. Adjust to higher speed DIPOSAL Waste electrical products should not be disposed of together with household waste. Please recycle where facilities exist. Check with your local authority or retailer for recycling advice. Maintenance and storage information Prior to cleaning or any maintenance, always ensure the power plug has been removed from the electric power supply. When you have finished using the blower vac, always check to make sure the product is clean and free of dirt and debris. It is especially important to check and clear debris around the quick change lever. To check this area, remove the collection bag and ensure the discharge side of the tube is free of debris and dirt. Operate the selector lever backwards and forwards to ensure correct operation n Do not use solvents to clean the blower vac. n Store the blower vac in a dry place, and out of reach of children. Power Cord Maintenance If the supply cord needs replacing, the task must be carried out by the manufacturer, the manufacturer’s agent, or an authorised service centre in order to avoid a safety hazard. 5 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine LIMITED WARRANTY TTI warrants this outdoor product to be free of defects in material and workmanship for 24 months from the date of purchase by the original purchaser, subject to the limitations below. Please keep your invoice as proof of date of purchase. This warranty is only applicable where the product is used for personal and non-commercial purposes. This warranty does not cover damage or liability caused by / due to misuse, abuse, accidental or intentional acts by user, improper handling, unreasonable use, negligence, failure by end user to follow operating procedures outlined in the user’s manual, attempted repair by non-qualified professional, unauthorized repair, modification, or use of accessories and/or attachments not specifically recommended by authorized party. Please see your local dealer for list of authorized service centers in your area. This warranty does not cover belts, brushes, bags, bulbs or any part which ordinary wear and tear results in required replacement during warranty period. This warranty does not cover transportation cost or consumable items such as fuses and batteries. This limited warranty is void if the product’s original identification (trade mark, serial number, etc.) markings have been defaced, altered or removed or if product is not purchased from an authorized reseller or if product is sold AS IS and / or WITH ALL FAULTS. Where permitted, the provisions of this limited warranty are in lieu of any other written warranty, whether express or implied, written or oral, including any warranty of MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES. OUR MAXIMUM LIABILITY SHALL NOT EXCEED THE ACTUAL PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR THE PRODUCT. This warranty is valid only in the European Union, Australia and New Zealand. Outside these areas, please contact your authorized Ryobi dealer to determine if another warranty applies. 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