Instruction manual
EA 1200

Texas EA1200 Earth Auger - cover

CE – Declaration of conformity

EU-importer Texas Andreas Petersen A/S
Hereby certifies that the following EA 1200
Electrical earth auger
Is in compliance with following directives 2006/42/EC – 2014/30/EU
 Conforms with the following standards EN  60355-1 : 2012+A11 : 2014, EN 62233 : 2008, EN ISO 12100 : 2010
EN 55014-1 : 2017, EN 55014-2 : 2015
EN 61000-3-2 : 2014, EN 61000-3-3 : 2013
LWA:  102 dB(A)   LpA: 90 dB(A)  ah = 5.5 m/s 2    – K = 1.5 m/s 2  

Texas Andreas Petersen A/S
DK-5260 Odense
Responsible person for documentation
Johnny Lolk
09.06.2021
Texas EA1200 Earth Auger - sing

Johnny Lolk
Managing Director

Warning symbols

Read the user manual before start using the machine.
Use ear protection and eye protection
Use protective gloves
Use non-slippery footwear
Texas EA1200 Earth Auger - icon 6 Always unplug the power cord during maintenance and storage
Pay attention to this symbol
Be careful about your feet. Do not let them come close to the rotating auger.
Be careful: Object can be thrown away with high speed.
Keep bystanders 15 m away from auger
Do not expose the machine to rain or moisture

Illustrations

Texas EA1200 Earth Auger - Illustrations

Identification of parts

A Machine and Engine E Handle
B Extension tube (not included) F Safe lock and trigger
C Auger bit G Extension tube connection
D D Cord D H Auger connection

Spare parts
Parts list and exploded drawings for every product can be found on our website www.texas.dk If you can find the part numbers you need, this will speed up the service.
To purchase spare parts, please contact your dealer.

Recycling
Electrical products should not be disposed with the household garbage.
Please dispose your electrical product at the recycling center

Assembling the earth auger

Please assemble the earth auger as followed (see illustration page 3):

  1. Set the extension tube (B) on the output shaft on the machine unit (A) lock with bolt and split.
  2. Insert the Auger bit (C) into the extension tube (B) lock with bolt and split.

Operation

  1. Before starting the machine, position the auger upright at the desired drilling point.Texas EA1200 Earth Auger - Operation
  2. Position your feet away from the auger bit, ensure a stable and not slippery foothold.
  3. Hold the 2 handles with both hands firmly and press the back plate close to your thighs
  4. Press the safe lock button and slowly squeeze trigger lever.
  5. The auger bit will start drilling. To make your drilling more efficient and stabil. Add a consistent pressure on the handles.
  6. Pull periodically, the auger bit out of the drilling hole remove earth and debris and reinsert auger bit.

Important! Keep the back plate of the machine close to your body at all times. The machine will strike backwards, when the auger gets jammed during drilling.

Do not put your body weight on the machine, while drilling.
Only use approved auger bits provided by the manufacturer.
Do not operate the machine in excessively hard terrain.

Extension cord
• The Extension cord my get disconnected from the power supply during use. This can be avoided by making a knot with the two cords
Use only extension cords approved for outdoor use
Keep cord away from auger and drilling place.
Before usage; ensure that the cord is safe and not worn. Replace if necessary

Storage and maintenance

Before carrying out any maintenance, cut off the electric power supply by disconnecting the plug from the extension cable.

  • Regular cleaning and maintenance of your appliance will ensure efficiency and prolong the life of your appliance.
  • Only use a cloth soaked with hot water and a soft brush to clean the application. Never wet or spray water on the machine!
  • Do not use detergents or solvents as these could cause irreparable damage to your appliance. Chemicals can ruin the plastic parts.
  • To protect the application from corrosion when storing for a longer period, treat the metal parts with harmless oil to the environment.
  • Store the appliance in a dry room out reach of kids.

If you don’t need to use the earth auger for a longer period of time take the following precuations.

  • Carefully clean the machine and lubricate auger bit and extension tube in oil.
  • Store the machine in a dry place protected against dust, moist and frost.

Troubleshoot

Warning! Before any maintenance, unplug from the mains first.

Motor does not start

  • Mains failure. Check the mains if the same as described in the technical data.

Connections problem.

  • Check electrical connection and make sure the operation of the switch is turned on correctly.

Technical Data

Power supply voltage 230V~50Hz
Power consumption 1200 W
Drill Depth 80 cm
Auger diameter 15 cm
Auger speed Max 200 rpm
Isolation class II
Weight: kg
Sound power level LWA 102 dB(A)
Sound pressure level LPA 90 dB(A)
Vibration 5.5m/s

Documents / Resources

Texas EA1200 Earth Auger [pdf] Instruction Manual
EA1200 Earth Auger, Earth Auger

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