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RBV-2200 / RBV-2400VP ELECTRIC MULCHING BLOWER / VAC OPERATOR’S MANUAL RBV-2200 RBV-2400VP Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine 1 3 5 4 6 2 13 7 12 14 11 10 9 8 Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Fig. 3 Fig. 5 Fig. 6 Fig. 7 Fig. 4 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Fig. 8 Fig. 9 Fig. 10 Fig. 11 Fig. 12 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine English general SAFETY RULES ■ WARNING When using electric gardening appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock and personal injury, including the following: ■ ■ ■ READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Be familiar with the controls and proper use of the product. Clear the work area before each use. Remove all objects, such as rocks, broken glass, nails, wire or string that can be thrown or damage the impeller. Wear heavy, long trousers, boots and gloves. Do not wear loose fitting clothing, shorts or go bare foot. Do not wear jewelry of any kind. Secure hair above shoulder level to prevent entanglement in moving parts. Do not allow children or untrained individuals to use this product. Keep all bystanders, especially children and pets, at least 15 m from the operating area. Do not operate this product when you are tired, ill or under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication. Do not operate in poor lighting. Use the unit only in daylight or good artificial light. Keep firm footing and balance. Do not overreach. Overreaching can result in loss of balance or exposure to hazards. Keep all parts of your body away from moving parts. Inspect the product before use. Replace any damaged parts before use. Do not operate the product in damp or wet locations. Do not use the product in the rain. Wear safety glasses or goggles when operating this product. Use the right product. Use the product for the intended purpose only. Do not handle the product with wet hands. Do not use the product if the switch does not turn the product on or off. A product that cannot be controlled with the switch is dangerous and must be repaired. Avoid accidental starting. Use common sense when using this product. Stay alert and pay attention to what you are doing. Do not force the product. It will do a better job with less likelihood of a risk of injury when you operate it at the rate for which it was designed. SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ To prevent damage to your hearing, wear earplugs, helmet with a visor. Do not use the machine to pick up, water, liquids, pieces of glass, iron, stones or tin cans; this could damage your machine and chance to be injured. Do not use the machine to pick up hot embers or material, which is burning, smoking or smoldering. Donot use the machine to pick up material that has been contaminated by inflammable or explosive substance. Do not use the machine to pick up lighten cigarettes. Do not vacuum highly inflammable fumes. Always make sure that the material picked up by your machine is not inflammable, toxic, or explosive. Do not use without the dust bag in place. Do not manually insert objects into the suction nozzle. Do not put part of your body such as hands and fingers into the nozzle or exhaust opening. Do not switch the machine ON in enclosed or poorly ventilated space or in the presence of inflammable and / or explosive substance such as liquids, gas and powders. ELECTRICAL SAFETY RULES ■ ■ ■ 1 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Pull the plug out immediately if the mains or extension lead is damaged or severed. Disconnect the product from the power supply when it is not in use, before servicing and when changing accessories. The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision. Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. Make sure the cord is located so that it will not be stepped on, tripped over or otherwise subjected to damage or stress. Do not abuse the power cord. Never carry the product by the cord. Never pull the plug out of the power point by the cord. Keep the cord away from heat, oil and sharp edges. For outdoors work use only suitably approved extension cables with a min. conductor cross section of 1.5 mm2 The plug connectors must have earthing contacts and be rain-water-proof. English SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Inspect extension cords for deterioration, cuts or cracks in the insulation. Repair or replace the cords if any defects appear. A nameplate on the product indicates the unit’s voltage. Never connect the product to an AC voltage that differs from this voltage. If the power cord or extension cable becomes damaged during use, disconnect the cord from the supply immediately. DO NOT TOUCH THE CORD BEFORE DISCONNECTING THE SUPPLY. Electrical power should be supplied via a Residual Current Device (RCD) with a tripping current of not more than 30 mA. To prevent electric shock, avoid contact with earthed parts. Only plug in when the machine is switched off. Hold the machine firmly in both hands when working with it. SERVICE RULES ■ ■ STORAGE AND TRANSPORTATION RULES ■ ■ MAINTENANCE RULES ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Maintain the product with care. Follow instructions for changing accessories. Keep the product dry, clean and free from oil and grease. Unplug the product before making adjustments or repairs. Do not use the product if parts have been damaged. Check the product regularly to make sure that it will operate properly and perform the intended function. Check for alignment of moving parts, binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any other condition that may affect the unit operation. Inspect the unit’s power connection. Any part that is damaged should be properly repaired or replaced by a Ryobi authorised service centre. Keep the product clean of grass clippings and other materials that may become lodged in the air vents. Never douse or squirt the product with water or any other liquid. Do not use detergents or solvents. Keep handles dry, clean and free from debris. ■ After each use, clean with a soft, dry cloth. WARNING Before carrying out any maintenance operations, cut off the electric power supply by disconnecting the plug from the mains. 2 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Ser vice on this product must be perfor med by qualified repair personnel only. Service or maintenance performed by unqualified personnel could result in injury to the user and/or damage to the product. Such service may also void your warranty. Use only identical replacement parts when servicing the product. Follow the instructions in the Maintenance section of this manual. Use of unauthorised parts or failure to follow maintenance instructions may create a risk of shock, serious injury to the user and/or damage to the product. Such use may also void your warranty. Store the product inside in a dry place. Store the product up high or lock it up to prevent unauthorised use or damage. Keep the product out of the reach of children. Secure the product when transporting it. Save these instructions. Refer to them frequently and use them to instruct others who may use this product. If you loan someone this product, loan these instructions also. English 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 NAME EXPLANATION Safety Alert Precautions that involve your safety. Long Hair Risk of long hair being drawn into air intake. Vacuum Door Do not run unit while vacuum door is unsecured. Loose Clothing Risk of loose clothing being drawn into air intake. Class II Construction Double-insulated construction. Wet Conditions Alert Do not expose to rain or use in damp locations. Read Operator's Manual To reduce the risk of injury, user must read and understand operator's manual before using this product. Switch Off Remove plug from mains before cleaning or maintenance. Eye and Hearing Protection Wear eye and hearing protection when operating this equipment. Keep bystanders away Keep all bystanders at least 15 m away. The following signal words and meanings are intended to explain the levels of risk associated with this product. SYMBOL SIGNAL MEANING 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 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. 3 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine English SERVICE DESCRIPTION Servicing requires extreme care and knowledge and should be performed only by a qualified service technician. For service we suggest you return the product to your nearest AUTHORISED SERVICE CENTRE for repair. When servicing, use only identical replacement parts. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. WARNING Observe all normal safety precautions related to avoiding electrical shock. WARNING To avoid serious personal injury, do not attempt to use this product until you read thoroughly and understand completely the operator's manual. Save this operator's manual and review frequently for continuing safe operation and instructing others who may use this product. Shoulder Strap Rear Handle On/Off Switch Speed Control Dial (Model RBV-2400VP only) Front Handle Motor Housing Nozzle Guide Wheels Patio Head (Model RBV-2400VP only) Dust Baga Blower / Vac Mode Selection Lever Power Cable & Plug Live Tool Indicator Dust Bag Holder assembly WARNING The operation of any power tool can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Before beginning power tool operation, always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields and a full face shield when needed. We recommend Wide Vision Safety Mask for use over eyeglasses or standard safety glasses with side shields. Always use eye protection. ATTACHING THE NOZZLE (Fig.2) ■ ■ SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. The nozzle(7) comes in two sections. Assemble the sections by slotting them together as shown in Fig.2 Ensure the sections have clicked into place and are aligned properly. Fasten the sections together at the top and at the bottom, with screws provided. Slide the assembled nozzle into the motor housing(6). With the latches at the top and at the bottom, lock the nozzle in place. ATTACHING AND REMOVING THE DUST BAG(10) (Fig.3 & 4) SPECIFICATIONS CAUTION Do not use the Blower/Vac in the vacuum mode without the dust bag(10) in place. SPECIFICATIONS RBV-2200 Voltage Power Air velocity Air volume Mulching ratio Dust bag capacity Vibration level 220-240V~ 50 Hz 2,200 W 237 Km/h 16 m3/min 10:1 45 L < 2.5 m/s2 SPECIFICATIONS RBV-2400VP ■ Voltage Power Air velocity Air volume Mulching ratio Dust bag capacity Vibration level 220-240V~ 50 Hz 2,400 W 185~237 Km/h 10~16 m3/min 10:1 45 L < 2.5 m/s2 SHOULDER STRAP(1) (Fig.3) ■ ■ ■ ■ 4 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Latch the front of the dust bag holder(14) to the front of the dust exhaust and then lift the dust bag handle side until the dust bag holder secures to the housing. see Fig.3 Hang the strap at the front of the dust bag to the bottom of the nozzle. See Fig.4 When removing the dust bag, detach the strap from nozzle first, then press the release on the dust bag holder and gently dislodge the dust bag off the motor housing. Attach the metal fixture of the shoulder strap to the hole just in front of the ON/OFF switch. Adjust the shoulder strap to a length comfortable for your use. English OPERATION ■ ■ Plug the Blower/Vac into the mains supply. The LiveTool indicator(13) will light up. PATIO HEAD(9) (RBV-2400VP ONLY) The patio head(9) increases the area of suction when the unit is being used in vacuum mode. ■ Slot the patio head into the nozzle until it is fully in. See Fig.12 ■ Use the patio head wheels to roll the Blower/Vac over the area being cleaned, in similar posture as for a vacuum cleaner. Note: To reduce the risk of injury, safety switches are installed for the nozzle and dust bag. The Blower/ Vac cannot be turned on unless the nozzle and dust bag are attached. OPERATING AS A BLOWER ■ ■ ■ ■ Set the mode selection lever(11) to the position showing the arrow pointing forward. Ensure the lever has clicked to place and is rotated to the furthest point. See Fig.5 Push the switch(3) to turn power on. See Fig.6 Hold the Blower/Vac as shown in Fig.7, and sweep from side to side with the nozzle a few inches above the ground or floor. Move the Blower/Vac slowly, while accumulating a pile of debris. Use the blower on walls as shown in Fig.8. EMPTYING THE DUSTBAG WARNING Wear eye protection and face shield to limit your exposure to dust and debris. ■ ■ ■ OPERATING AS A VACUUM ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Set the mode selection lever(11) to the position showing the arrow pointing backward. Ensure the lever has clicked to place and is rotated to the furthest point. See Fig.9 Make sure the dust bag is fitted properly. Push the switch(3) to turn power on. See Fig.6 Position the suction mouth on the area to be cleared. Hold the Blower/Vac with the nozzle close to ground as shown in Fig.10, tilting the nozzle slightly, and use a sweeping action to collect light debris. The debris will flow in to the dust bag. Things such as leaves and small twigs will be mulched as they pass through the fan housing, allowing the dust bag to hold a lot of debris. When the dust bag gets full, suction will noticeably decrease. Turn off and unplug the Blower/Vac before emptying the dust bag. Turn off and unplug the Blower/Vac from the mains. Empty the contents via the zip at the bottom of the bag. Alternatively, detach the dust bag from the motor housing and empty through the top. MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ WARNING When the impeller in the motor housing is clogged with twigs, nylon bags, etc. turn off and unplug the Blower/Vac, remove the nozzle and then the obstruction carefully. Take care of your machine and clean it regularly to Obtain long-lasting efficiency and performance. When you have finished work, remove the dust bag, turn it upside down and clean it thoroughly. Use only a warm damp cloth and soft brush to clean your machine. Do not use petrol, turpentine, lacquer or paint thinner, dry cleaning fluids or similar products. If vacuum power decreases and the dust bag is empty, clean the shredding chamber carefully. Prior to storing your Blower / Vacuum after use, check to ensure the product is not clogged with dirt or debris and that the blow / vacuum mode selection lever is operating smoothly. Keep all nuts, bolts and screws tight to be sure your machine is in a safe working condition. Use only Ryobi replacement parts and accessories. CLEANING THE DUST BAG ■ SPEED CONTROL (RBV-2400VP ONLY) ■ The speed of the unit can be varied using the dial(4) in front of the handle. 5 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Rotate the dial anticlockwise to set higher speed and clockwise for lower speed. See Fig.11 Empty the dust bag after each use to avoid deterioration and obstruction of the air flow which will reduce the performance of the unit. Clean the dust bag as needed. With eye protection on, turn the dust bag inside out after initial emptying and vigorously shake out the dust and debris. English disposal 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. 6 Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine Downloaded from www.manualsdb.com manuals search engine