metabo ASC 55 SE ASC 55 12-36 V EU Charger User Manual
1. Declaration of Conformity
We, being solely responsible: Hereby declare that these chargers, identified by type and serial number *1), meet the requirements of all relevant directives *2) and standards *3). Technical documents for *4) – see page 3.
For UK only: We as manufacturer and authorized person to compile the technical file, see *4) on page 3,
hereby declare under sole responsibility that these chargers, identified by type and serial number *1) on page 3, fulfill all relevant provisions of following UK Regulations S.I. 2016/1091, S.I. 2016/1101, S.I. 2012/3032 and Designated Standards EN 603351,EN 60335-2-29, EN IEC 63000:2018.
2. Specified Conditions of Use
Chargers are only suitable for charging Metabo and CAS (Cordless Alliance System) battery packs.
This device is not designed for use by persons (including children) with physical, sensory or mental disabilities, or with insufficient experience and/or knowledge, unless they are supervised by a person responsible for their safety, or have received instructions on how to use the device by this person.
ASC 30-36 is suitable for charging Li-ion battery packs (14.4 V – 36 V, 1.3 Ah – 10 Ah, 4- 10 cells).
ASC 55, ASC 55 SE is suitable for charging Li-ion battery packs (12 V – 36 V, 1.3 Ah – 10 Ah, 3- 10 cells).
ASC 145, ASC 145 SE is suitable for charging Liion battery packs (12 V – 36 V, 1.3 Ah – 10 Ah, 3- 10 cells).
ASC ultra is suitable for charging Li-ion battery packs (corresponding to the print on the tool, either 14.4 V – 36 V, 1.3 Ah – 10 Ah, 4- 10 cells, or 12 V – 36 V, 1.3 Ah – 10 Ah, 3- 10 cells).
SC 60 Plus is suitable for charging Li-ion battery packs (14.4 V – 18 V, 1.3 Ah – 10 Ah, 4- 10 cells).
⚠ Never attempt to charge batteries that are not rechargeable. Danger of explosion!
The user bears sole responsibility for any damage caused by inappropriate use.
Generally accepted accident-prevention regulations and accompanying safety instructions should be observed.
3. General Safety Information
WARNING Read the operating instructions to reduce the risk of injury.
⚠ WARNING Read all safety warnings and instructions. Failure to follow all safety warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury.
Keep all safety instructions and information for future reference.
Before using the charger, carefully read through and familiarise yourself with all the enclosed safety information and the Operating Instructions. Keep all enclosed documentation for future reference, and pass on your charger only together with this documentation.
4. Special Safety Instructions
If battery fluid leaks out and comes into contact with your skin, rinse immediately with plenty of water. If battery fluid leaks out and comes
Do not recharge a fully charged battery pack!
Only for use in indoor rooms.
Protect the charger from moisture.
Never allow children to use the device. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the tool. Keep children away from the battery charger and the working area! Keep your battery charger out of reach of children! Pull out the mains plug immediately if the battery charger starts to smoke or flames emerge! Do not insert objects into the ventilation slots on the battery charger there is a danger of electric shocks and short circuits! Do not use faulty battery packs. In areas with high metal dust exposure do not charge any battery packs with AIR COOLED chargers.
See page 2. The illustrations are regarded as exemplary for all devices.
- Battery pack (not in scope of delivery)
- Sliding seat
- Operation display
- Warning display
6. Initial Operation
⚠ Before commissioning, check that the rated mains voltage and mains frequency stated on the type plate match your power supply. Devices like these that generate direct current can influence simple earth leakage protection devices. Use a type F or better, with a release current of max. 8 30 mA.
⚠ Before commissioning the charger, ensure that the air slots are free. Minimum distance to other objects is 5 cm!
Plug in. The warning display (4) and the operating indicator (3) light up one after the other for approx. 1 second and the installed fan runs for approx. 5 seconds.
7.1 Charging battery pack
Push the battery pack completely to the stop on the sliding seat (2).
The operating indicator (3) flashes. Note: To have the charge level displayed on Li-ion battery packs, first take the battery pack out of the charger and then press the button on the battery pack.
7.2 Conservation charge
Once the charging process has finished, the battery charger automatically switches to conservation mode. The battery pack can remain in the battery charger and is therefore always ready for use.
The operating display (3) lights up continuously.
8.1 Warning display (4) lights up continuously
Battery pack is not charged. Excessive/insufficient temperature. When the temperature of the battery pack is between 0 °C and 50 °C, the charging process begins automatically.
8.2 Warning display (4) flashes
- Battery pack is defective. Remove the battery pack immediately from the charger.
- The battery pack was not pushed correctly onto the sliding seat (2). See chapter 7.1.
Repairs to the charger must only be carried out by qualified electricians. If the mains connection cable of this device is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or the Customer Service department of the manufacturer or a similarly qualified person to prevent endangering personnel and property.
If you have Metabo charges that require repairs, please contact your Metabo service centre. See www.metabo.com for addresses.
10. Environmental Protection
Observe national regulations on environmentally compatible disposal and on the recycling of disused machines, packaging and accessories.
Only for EU countries: never dispose of power tools in your household waste! According to European Directive 2012/19/EU on Waste from Electric and Electronic Equipment and implementation in national law, used power tools must be collected separately and recycled in an environmentally-friendly manner.
11. Technical Specifications
See page 3.
U = voltage ranges of the battery packs
C = battery pack capacity
IC = charging current
t = charging time1)
1) Depending on the residual capacity and the temperature of the battery pack, real charging times may deviate from the specifications.
Changes due to technological progress reserved.
Device of protection class II
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72622 Nuertingen Germany www.metabo.com