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  • Brand: Black & Decker
  • Product: Leaf Blower
  • Model/name: GW3050
  • Filetype: PDF
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Table of Contents

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ENGLISH (Original instructions)
Intended use
Your Black & Decker blower vac has been designed for leaf
clearing. This appliance is intended for consumer and outdoor
use only.
General appliance safety warnings
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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.
u Read all of this manual carefully before
using the appliance, be familiar with
the controls and the proper use of the
appliance.
u 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) ap-
pliance.
Save all warnings and in-
structions for future refer-
ence.
Using your appliance
u Always take care when us-
ing the appliance.
u Keep work area clean and well lit. Clut-
tered or dark areas invite accidents.
u Only use the appliance in daylight or
good artificial light.
u Do not operate your appliance in
explosive atmospheres, such as in the
presence of flammable liquids, gases
or dust.
u Never allow children or people unfamil-
iar with the instructions to use the ap-
pliance, local regulations may restrict
the age of the operator.
u Do not allow children or animals to
come near the work area or touch the
appliance supply cord.
u Keep children, bystanders and animals
away while operating an appliance.
Distractions can cause you to lose
control.
u The appliance is not to be used as a
toy.
u Do not immerse the appliance in water.
u Do not open body casing. There are
no userserviceable parts inside.
Personal safety
u Stay alert, watch what you are doing
and use common sense when op-
erating an appliance. Do not use an
appliance while you are tired or under
the influence of drugs, alcohol or medi-
cation.Amoment of inattention while
operating an appliance may result in
serious personal injury.
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ENGLISH
(Original instructions)
u Where required, use personal protec-
tive 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 inju-
ries.
u 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 ap-
pliances with your finger on the switch
or energising appliances that have the
switch on invites accidents.
u Do not overreach. Keep proper footing
and balance at all times. This enables
better control of the appliance in unex-
pected situations.
u 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
u Before use, check the appliance for
damaged or defective parts. Check for
breakage of parts, damage to switches
and any other conditions that may af-
fect its operation.
u Do not use the appliance if the switch
does not turn it on and off.Any appli-
ance that cannot be controlled with
the switch is dangerous and must be
repaired.
u 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.
u 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.
u Do not use the appliance if any part is
damaged or defective.
u Have any damaged or defective parts
repaired or replaced by an authorised
repair agent.
u Never attempt to remove or replace
any parts other than those specified in
this manual.
Electrical safety
u 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.
u Do not expose appliance to rain or wet
conditions. Water entering a appliance
will increase the risk of electric shock.
u 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.
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ENGLISH (Original instructions)
u When operating an appliance out-
doors, use an extension cord suitable
for outdoor use. Use of a cord suitable
for outdoor use reduces the risk of
electric shock.
u If operating an appliance in a damp
location is unavoidable, use a Residual
Current Device (RCD) protected sup-
ply. Use of an RCD reduces the risk of
electric shock.
After Use
u When not in use, the appliance should
be stored in a dry, well ventilated place
out of the reach of children.
u Children should not have access to
stored appliances.
u When the appliance is stored or trans-
ported in a vehicle it should be placed
in the boot or restrained to prevent
movement following sudden changes
in speed or direction.
Service
u 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 instruc-
tions for blow vacs
The intended use is described in
this manual. The use of any acces-
sory or attachment or performance
of any operation with this appliance
other than those recommended in
this instruction manual ca present a
risk of personal injury and/or dam-
age to property.
u To protect your feet and legs while
operating the appliance, always wear
heavy duty footwear and long trousers.
u Do not use in vacuum mode without
the vacuum tubes and collection bag in
place.
u Always switch off your product, allow
the fan to stop and remove the plug
from the socket when:
u Changing from blower to vacuum.
u The supply cable has become
damaged or entangled.
u You leave your product unattended.
u Clearing a blockage.
u Checking, adjusting, cleaning or
working on your product.
u If the appliance starts to vibrate
abnormally.
u Do not place the inlet or outlet of
the vacuum near eyes or ears when
operating. Never blow debris in the
direction of bystanders.
u Do not use in the rain or leave out-
doors while it is raining.
u Do not cross gravel paths or roads
whilst your product is switched on dur-
ing blow/vac mode. Walk, never run.
u Do not place your unit down on gravel
while it is switched on.
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ENGLISH
(Original instructions)
u Always be sure of your footing, particu-
larly on slopes. Do not overreach and
keep your balance at all times.
u Do not pick up matter that may be con-
taminated with flammable or combus-
tible liquids such as gasoline, or use in
areas where they might be present.
u 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.
u The operator or user is responsible for
accidents or hazards occurring to other
people or their property.
u Do not carry the appliance by the
cable.
u 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 discon-
necting the supply.
u Do not use solvents or cleaning fluids
to clean your product. Use a blunt
scraper to remove grass and dirt.
u Check the collection bag frequently for
wear or deterioration.
u Replacement fans are available from a
Black & Decker service agent. Use on
Black & Decker recommended spare
parts and accessories.
u Keep all nuts bolts and screws tight to
make sure that the appliance is in a
safe working condition.
Safety of others
u This appliance can be used by children
aged from 8 years and above and
persons with reduced physical, sen-
sory or mental capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge if they have
been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance in a
safe way and understand the hazards
involved. Children shall not play with
the appliance. Cleaning and user
maintenance shall not be made by
children without supervision.
u Children should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play with the
appliance.
Electrical safety
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This appliance is double insu-
lated; therefore no earth wire is
required.Always check that the
power supply corresponds to the
voltage on the rating plate.
u 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.
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ENGLISH (Original instructions)
u Electric safety can be further improved
by using a highsensitivity 30 mARe-
sidual Current Device (RCD).
Using an extension cable
Always use an approved extension
cable suitable for the power input of
this tool (see technical data). The
extension cable must be suitable
for outdoor use and marked ac-
cordingly. Up to 30 m of 1.5 mm²
HO5V V-F extension cable can
be used without loss of product
performance. Before use, inspect
the extension cable for signs of
damage, wear and ageing. Replace
the extension cable if damaged or
defective. When using a cable reel,
always unwind the cable com-
pletely.
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:
u Injuries caused by touching any rotat-
ing/moving parts.
u Injuries caused when changing any
parts, blades or accessories.
u Injuries caused by prolonged use
of a tool. When using any tool for
prolonged periods ensure you take
regular breaks.
u Impairment of hearing.
u Health hazards caused by breathing
dust developed when using your tool
(example:- working with wood, espe-
cially oak, beech and MDF.)
Labels on Appliance
The following pictograms are
shown on the tool:
Warning!Read the manual
prior to operation.
Wear safety glasses or goggles
when operating this appliance.
Wear suitable ear protection
when operating this appliance.
R
Do not expose the tool to rain or
high humidity or leave outdoors
while it is raining.
Switch off: remove plug from
mains before cleaning or main-
tenance.
Beware of flying objects.
Keep bystanders away.
Directive 2000/14/EC guaran-
teed sound power.
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ENGLISH
(Original instructions)
Features
1. Variable speed control
2. Cable restraint
3. Collection bag
4. Upper blow tube
5. Lower blow tube
6. Upper vacuum tube
7. Middle vacuum tube
8. Lower vacuum tube
9. Vac release button
10. Bag release button
11. Powerhead
12. Second handle
Assembly
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Warning! Before assembly, make sure that the
appliance is switched off and unplugged.
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Warning! Always wear protective gloves when
working with your blow vac.
Vacuum tube assembly (fig. A)
The vacuum tubes must be assembled together before use.
Warning! Do not operate the appliance with the vacuum
tubes separated.
u To ease assembly, apply a soapy water solution to the
joint area.
u Align the notches (13) and the triangles (14) on the upper
(6) and middle (7) vacuum tubes.
u Push the upper vacuum tube (6) firmly onto the middle
vacuum tube (7) until the triangles click into place.
u Align the notches (13) and the triangles (14) on the middle
(7) and lower (8) vacuum tubes.
u Push the middle vacuum tube (7) firmly onto the lower
vacuum tube (8) until the triangles click into place.
Warning! Do not separate the tubes once assembled.
Attaching the second handle (fig. B) (GW3050 Only)
u Press in and hold both of the buttons (15) on the side of
the handle mount.
u Slide the second handle (12) in place over the buttons
(15).
Note: Ensure that the orange button is is on the same side as
the large hole in the handle.
Warning! Ensure that the teeth on the button are correctly
aligned in slots in the handle and that the handle is secure.
Adjusting the position of the second handle (fig. C)
(GW3050 Only)
The second handle (12) can be adjusted to provide optimum
balance and comfort.
u Press in the button (15) on the left side of the handle.
u Rotate the second handle (12) into the required position.
u Release the button (15).
Warning! Ensure that the teeth on the button are correctly
aligned in slots in the handle and that the handle is secure.
Blow tube assembly (fig. D)
u Align the 2 markers (16) on bottom of the upper blow tube
(4) and the 2 markers (17) on the bottom of the lower blow
tube (5).
u Push the upper blow tube (4) firmly into the lower blow
tube (5) until they click into place.
Warning! Do not separate the tubes once assembled.
Fitting and removing the concentrator (fig. D)
u Slide the concentrator (30) firmly onto the bottom end of
the lower blow tube (5). Secure the concentrator by cliping
the tab (31) onto the clip (32)
u To remove, lift the clip (32) and slide the concentrator (8)
off the bottom of the lower blow tube(5).
Fitting and removing the rake (fig. E) (GW3050
Only)
u Position the rake (18) above the mount (19) on the bottom
of the lower blow tube (5).
u Push down and slide the rake (18) firmly onto the mount
(19) until it clicks into place.
u To remove, lift the rake release (20) and slide the rake
(18) off the mount (19).
Use
Switching on and off (fig. F)
Warning! Grip the product firmly when switching on.
u To switch the appliance on, turn the variable speed control
(1) clockwise to the required setting.
u To switch the appliance off, turn the variable speed
control (1) anti-clockwise to the off position.
Cable restraint (fig. G)
A cable restraint (2) is incorporated into the rear of the
powerhead.
u Loop the cable (21) through the cable restraint (2).
Using your product
Warning! When using as a blower or vacuum, always wear
safety glasses. If using in dusty conditions, wear a filter mask
as well.
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Warning! Switch off your product, allow the fan to stop and
remove the plug from the socket before carrying out any
adjustment, servicing or maintenance.
Blow mode (fig. H and I)
u Attach the fan cover (22) to the powerhead (11) by locat-
ing the assembly as indicated by the arrow, then pivot
about this point and press the vac release button (9) until
the catch (23) is fully engaged. (fig. H)
u Align the assembled blow tube with the power head (11).
u Push the assembled blow tube onto the vacuum outlet
(25) until the lock engages tightly with the blow tube.
Warning! Never operate in Blow mode without the blow tube
and fan cover firmly in place.
u Hold the blow tube approximately 180 mm above the
ground, switch on the appliance and using a sweeping
motion from side to side, advance slowly keeping the
accumulated debris/leaves in front of you (fig. I).
u Once you have blown the debris/leaves into a pile, you
can convert to vacuum mode to collect the debris.
Removing the blow tube and fan cover
u To disconnect the blow tube press the bag release button
(10) and pull the tube off, making sure that the tube does
not fall to the ground.
u To disconnect the fan cover (22) press the vac release
button (9) and pull the fan cover (22) off, making sure that
the fan cover does not fall to the ground.
Vacuum mode (fig. H, J & K)
Note: For vacuuming/shredding, the collection bag (3) must
be fitted.
u Remove the fan cover (22) by pressing the vac release
button (9) and pulling the fan cover (22) off, making sure
that the fan cover does not fall to the ground.
u Attach the collection bag (3) to the vacuum outlet (25) by
pressing it firmly on till it clicks into place.
u Attach the assembled vacumm tube to the powerhead (11)
by locating the assembly as indicated by the arrow, then
pivot about this point and press the vac release button (9)
until the catch is fully engaged.
u Place the strap from the collection bag over your shoulder
(fig. K) this will support the additional weight as the
collection bag fills. Alternatively the collection bag can be
clipped to the support bracket (28 - fig. A) on the upper
vacuum tube (4) and the strap can be fitted to the power-
head (11) on the hook (29).
u Position the vacuum tube slightly above the debris/leaves.
Switch on the appliance and use a sweeping motion; the
debris/leaves will be sucked up the tube, shredded and
thrown into the collection bag (fig. K).
u As the bag fills, the power of the suction will decrease,
switch off the appliance and unplug from the mains power
supply.
u Unzip the bag to empty the contents before continuing to
operate.
Warning! Never remove the collection bag without first turning
off and unplugging the appliance.
Note: If the suction decreases and the bag is not full, the
vacuum tube is probably clogged with debris. Turn off and
unplug the vacuum and clear the tube before continuing.
Troubleshooting
Problem Possible sollution
Failure to operate Check the connection to the power supply.
Check the fuse in the plug, if blown, replace
(UK only).
Check that the blow/vacuum tube assembly is
correctly fitted to the powerhead
If the fuse continues to blow - immediately
disconnect from the mains power supply and
consult your local Black & Decker authorised
repair agent.
Poor vacuum/high pitched
whine
Switch off - disconnect from the mains power
supply, debris should fall clear of the tube.
Remove and empty the collection bag.
Check that both the inlet and exit ports on the
vacuum tube are clear.
Remove any debris from the fan area.
If poor vacuuming continues - immediately
disconnect from the mains power supply and
consult your local Black & Decker authorised
repair agent.
Poor shredding Switch off - disconnect from the mains power
supply and remove the collection bag.
Remove the vacuum tube and inspect the
fan.
Clean any debris from the fan blades.
If the fan is cracked or damaged, do not use
- consult your local Black & Decker
authorised repair agent.
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(Übersetzung der ursprünglichen Anweisungen) DEUTSCH
Maintenance
Your Black & Decker appliance has been designed to operate
over a long period of time with a minimum of maintenance.
Continuous satisfactory operation depends upon proper appli-
ance care and regular cleaning.
u Keep the appliance clean and dry.
u Remove any leaves stuck to the inside of the vacuum
tube.
u Regularly clean the ventilation slots with a clean, dry paint
brush.
u Regularly clean the collection bag and ensure that it is
clean and empty after each use.
u To clean the appliance, use only mild soap and a damp
cloth. Never let any liquid get inside the tool and never
immerse any part of the tool into liquid. Do not use any
abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
u Self lubricating bearings are used in your product, there-
fore lubrication is not required.
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
u Safely dispose of the old plug.
u Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in the new
plug.
u 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: 13 A.
Protecting the environment
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 avail-
able for separate collection.
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Separate 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 elec-
trical 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: www.2helpU.com
Technical data
GW2810
(Type 1)
GW3030
(Type 1)
GW3050
(Type 1)
Input voltage VAC 230 230 230
Power input W 2800 3000 3000
Capacity l 50 50 50
Weight (blower) mm 3.45 3.7 3.7
Weight (vaccum) mm 4.85 4.85 4.85
Vibration total values (triax vector sum) according to EN 60745:
Vibration (ah
) 9.8 m/s2
, uncertainty (K) 1.5 m/s2
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DEUTSCH
EC declaration of conformity
MACHINERY DIRECTIVE
OUTDOOR NOISE DIRECTIVE
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GW2810, GW3030, GW3050
Black & Decker declares that these products described under
"technical data" are in compliance with:
2006/42/EC, EN 60335
2000/14/EC, Blow Vac, Annex V
KEMA Quality B.V., Utrechtseweg 310, 6802 ED Arnhem,
The Netherlands
Notified Body ID No.: 0344
Level of accoustic power according to 2000/14/EC
(Article 13, Annex III):
LWA
(measured sound power) 104 dB(A)
Uncertainty = 3 dB(A)
LWA
(guaranteed sound power) 107 dB(A)
Uncertainty = 3 dB(A)
These products also comply with Directive
2004/108/EC and 2011/65/EU.
For more information, please contact Black & Decker 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 Black & Decker.
_ Kevin Hewitt
Vice-President Global Engineering
Black & Decker Europe, 210 Bath Road, Slough,
Berkshire, SL1 3YD
United Kingdom
19/04/2013
Guarantee
Black & Decker is confident of the quality of its products and
offers an outstanding guarantee. This guarantee statement is
in addition to and in no way prejudices your statutory rights.
The guarantee is valid within the territories of the Member
States of the European Union and the European Free Trade
Area.
If a Black & Decker product becomes defective due to faulty
materials, workmanship or lack of conformity, within 24
months from the date of purchase, Black & Decker guarantees
to replace defective parts, repair products subjected to fair
wear and tear or replace such products to ensure minimum
inconvenience to the customer unless:
u The product has been used for trade, professional or hire
purposes;
u The product has been subjected to misuse or neglect;
u The product has sustained damage through foreign
objects, substances or accidents;
u Repairs have been attempted by persons other than
authorised repair agents or Black & Decker service staff.
To claim on the guarantee, you will need to submit proof of
purchase to the seller or an authorised repair agent. 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:
www.2helpU.com
Please visit our website www.blackanddecker.co.uk to register
your new Black & Decker product and to be kept up to date
on new products and special offers. Further information on the
Black & Decker brand and our range of products is available
at www.blackanddecker.co.uk

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