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Your machine is double insulated for safety and re-
quires no earth connection. The operating voltage is
V AC, 50 Hz (for non-EU countries 220 V,
V as applicable). Only use approved extension
cables. Contact your Bosch Service Center for de-
It is recommended for increased electrical safety to
use a Residual Current Device
(RCD) with a tripping
current of not more than 30 mA. Always check your
RCD every time you use it.
WARNING: For safety, it is essential that the mains
15 attached to the machine is fitted to the power
The couplings of connection leads must be pro-
tected against splashes and the coupling sockets on
the leads must be made of rubber or coated with rub-
Fixing means for the connection leads must be used.
The connection lead must be inspected for signs of
damage at regular intervals and may only be used if
in perfect condition.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
a Bosch Service Centre.
/ leads should only be used if they
comply with H05VV-F or H05RN-F types.
Products sold in
GB only: Your machine is fitted with
an approved 13
A (BS 1363/A) electric plug and is
protected by a 13
A fuse (ASTA Approved to
If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket out-
lets, it should be cut off and an appropriate plug fitted
in its place by an authorized customer service agent.
The severed plug must be disposed of to avoid a
possible shock hazard and should never be inserted
into a 13 A socket elsewhere.
Do not connect the machine to the mains
socket before it is completely assembled.
Mounting the Cutting Guard
Place the cutting guard
10 on the trimmer head 7 .
Hook the guard onto trimmer head and push until
Push rear of guard until secure (click).
Mounting the Wheels
(ART 30/3000 COMBITRIM only)
Fit the wheels 11 onto the shaft 6.
Fit the bolt
19 and the wingnut 18.
The position of the wheels can be adjusted by
loosening the wingnut
18 and moving to the desired
The wheels can be moved up and down the
6 depending on the height of cut required.
Using Adjustable Handle
The adjustable handle
4 can be set in various posi-
To change the position undo the handle wing
3 and move the adjustable handle 4.
Tighten the handle wing nut 3 securely to fix the
4 in the adjusted position.
Adjusting Product Length
Loosen the adjustment collar 5 90 °.
Pull the shaft out to increase the height, or push
the shaft in to decrease the height. Re-tighten ad-
Adjusting cutting head angle:
To change the angle depress the foot pedal
move the shaft
6 to the desired position.
Release the foot pedal
Adjusting for Edging Mode
Moving wheels (where fitted):
Loosen wingnut 18.
Twist wheels 11 90 ° as shown.
Tighten wingnut 18.
Adjusting cutting head angle:
Depress the foot pedal 12.
Move the shaft 6 to the lowest position. Release
the foot pedal
Move trimmer head:
Loosen the adjustment collar 5.
Turn the shaft 6 90 ° to position the trimmer
7 for trimming / edging as shown. Re-tighten
For Your Safety
Warning! Switch off, remove plug from mains
before adjusting, cleaning or if cable is cut,
damaged or entangled.
The cutting line continues to rotate for a few
seconds after the trimmer is switched off.
– do not touch rotating cutting line.
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