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• Remove shredder head from inside bin and place it on top of the bin. Using both
hands, push down firmly on shredder head to make sure it is locked in place.
• Check shredder for any damage or defects. Some particles of paper may be
noticed in or on the shredder which is normal due to product testing.
• Plug power cord into a standard outlet.
• Press the function switch to the Automatic position. The shredder
is ready for use.
• Place the alloted amount of paper into the shredder slot.
• Always unplug before emptying the bin.
ALWAYS UNPLUG shredder before performing any maintenance. It is important to empty
the waste bin regularly to ensure the smooth operation of the cutting cylinders. The
shredder will not operate when the bin is full. Regular oiling is also necessary for proper
performance. It is recommended to use shredder oil every few weeks.
If you have a problem with your shredder, check the symptoms and remedies below.
If you cannot solve the problem this way, contact Black & Decker paper shredders
Customer Service. Do not open shredder head to attempt repair: It could expose
you to electric shock and will void your warranty.
This product is designed to shred paper, staples and credit cards. It is not intended to
shred large paper clips, CD/DVDs, continuous forms, adhesive labels, transparencies,
newspaper, cardboard or plastic aside from standard credit cards. Attempting to shred
any of the above will cause damage to your shredder and will void all warranty.
- Oil cutting cylinders with shredder oil. Shredder squeaks, grinds or
runs below capacity.
- No action required.
This is a self-cleaning function.
Shredder continues to run for
2 – 4 seconds after shredding
has been completed.
- Confirm the shredder head is positioned correctly.
Make sure that shredder is properly plugged in and
switch is turned to ON position.
Shredder does not start or stops
- Wait 30 minutes for shredder to cool down before
Shredder overheat indicator
light is on.
- Check to see if bin is full.
Shredder power is on but
machine will not shred.
- Press the switch to the Reverse Mode and then
Please read these instructions before use
SKU #BD-61SKU #BD-61
HoMedics warrants the cutting cylinders of the machine against defects of
workmanship and material for a period of 3 years from the original purchase
date to the original consumer. HoMedics warrants all other parts of the machine
against defects of workmanship and material for a period of 1 year from the original
purchase date to the original consumer.
Should there be a defect or malfunction of this product, HoMedics will replace the
product free of charge. Customer is responsible for all shipping charges to return the
defective product to HoMedics. A copy of the proof of purchase showing original
purchase date is required. This warranty is void if the product has been subject to
damage, unreasonable use, improper service, or other causes not arising from
defects in original material or workmanship. This warranty is void if factory seal is
broken or removed from the product. This warranty does not include adjustments,
parts or repairs required by circumstances beyond the control of HoMedics.
There are no expressed warranties other than those stated herein.
Any expressed or implied warranties, including but not limited to merchantibility and
fitness for a particular purpose are limited to the above warranty period. HoMedics
shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential cost, expenses or damages
resulting from any failure defect or malfunction of this product.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of limitations of implied warranties or
consequintial damages, therefore, the above limitations may not apply to you.
This warranty grants you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights that vary from state to state.
Please contact us with any questions.
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Commerce Township, MI
Black & Decker and the Black & Decker logo
are trademarks of The Black & Decker Corporation
and are used under license. All rights reserved.
Thank you for buying a Black & Decker paper shredder. Black & Decker
paper shredders have become the benchmark for innovation, performance
and quality to protect against identity theft. We have taken great care in
designing and engineering a product to meet and exceed your needs.
To ensure years of safe, efficient performance, please read
these important product usage and safety instructions.
If you have any questions regarding the product, please feel free to
call toll-free 1-800-297-5028.
WA R N I N G
ALWAYS KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
The icons on top of the shredder warn the user of the potential dangers if the shredder
is used improperly.
W A R N I N G
WARNING: Hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
WARNING: To reduce risk of fire, electrical shock or injury:
NEVER allow children to operate a paper shredder, even under adult supervision.
A paper shredder is NOT a toy.
DO NOT use flammable synthetic oil, petroleum-based products or aerosols of any kind
on or near product at any time.
DO NOT operate any electrical product with a damaged cord.
ALWAYS keep the power cord clear of the shredder opening.
AVOID getting jewelry, hair or loose clothing too close to feed slot as serious injury can occur.
DO NOT handle plug or product with wet hands.
ALWAYS keep children and pets away from the shredder.
ALWAYS unplug shredder when not in use.
DO NOT attempt to feed more sheets of paper than specified on the feeder.
DO NOT attempt to shred materials other than paper, credit cards and CD’s.
DO NOT hold CD or DVD with finger through the center ring while feeding into shredder.
ALWAYS empty the wastebasket prior to becoming full.
DO NOT place shredder near heat or water source.
DO NOT open shredder head to attempt repair: It could expose you to electric shock and
will void your warranty.
The socket-outlet should be installed near the equipment and should be easily accessible.
The Following are Important Safety Instructions.
Read All Instructions Before Using.
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