How to use your
HOW TO OPERATE
TO INSTALL THE HANDLE
1.Open the bag compartment lid by pulling the bag compartment clamp.
2. Insert the handle
into the opening on the top of the cleaner and
Dust bag full
Power control knob
Cord strage hooks
Hose strage hook
& cord strage
Handle release pedal
Curved joint pipe
Turn cleaner on or off by pushing downward on the power
VARIABLE POWER CONTROL (except CV-80D,
The HITACHI vacuum cleaner CV-80DP/DC has an
electronic power control. The suction power and the rotary
brush speed can be regulated to suit the floor covering by
sliding the control knob
. If a stronger suction is required
for thick carpets and hard floors etc., simply slide the knob
to the right side marked
. Likewise, the suction can
be reduced for fabrics and curtains etc., adjusting the
knob to the left side marked
mark is for the
economical middle power position.
CORD STORAGE AND RELEASE
1. To store the cord, turn the upper cord storage hook
to the upward position, and wrap the cord around the
2. To release the power cord, turn the upper cord storage
down ward, then pull off the complete cord.
3. To help secure the cord during use, fix it on the upper
cord storage hook
To change the position of the handle, first press with foot
on the handle release pedal at the rear of the cleaner, and
then lower the handle.
(A) Upright position: When the handle is in this
position the rotary brush is automatically raised
away from the floor.
(B) Normal working position: This position allows you
to raise the front of the nozzle head to clear steps.
(C) Low position: For reaching under low furniture.
NOTE: The handle should always be in upright
position when cleaning tools are used.
AUTOMATIC HEIGHT CONTROL
The HITACHI vacuum cleaner has an automatic height control,which adjusts the
nozzle to the proper height of any carpet pile.
DUST BAG FULL INDICATOR
When the orange sign
appears in the window
continuously, change the dust bag.
Never allow the bag to become so full that the dirt may
choke the passages to the bag.
Change the bag frequently when using the cleaner on
new carpets, due to rapid accumulation of carpet fluff.
In case the orange sign is still visible after changing
the bag, turn the cleaner off, unplug the cord and
check whether the duct hose is clogged. If so remove
NOTE: If the cleaner is used when the orange sign
appears in the window, it will not draw enough
air and the motor may overheat and may
eventually burn out.
To move your cleaner from room to room, carry it by
the carrying handle
on the back of the cleaner or roll
it on the rear wheels.
Brushed edge cleaning is provided on the both sides of
the cleaner to remove imbedded dirt in carpet close to
the skirting board or wall.
Guide each side of the cleaner parallel to the wall or
FRONT EDGE CLEANING
The front edge cleaning is a special head function that
provides good performance at the corner and wall
edges of a room.
Flap opens at corner
HOW TO USE TOOLS
Use the tools you require for cleaning hard floors, fabrics
and curtains etc.
1. Ensure the cleaner is in the upright position.
2. Hold the dusting brush
and the extention pipe
shown in Fig.11, and disconnect the dusting burash from
the extention pipe.
3. Turn the hose strage hook
counter clockwize, and
remove the flexible hose
from the back of the cleaner.
4. When use the extention pipes, remove them from the
back of the cleaner. The extention pipe assembly
consists of two pipes-with one located inside the eter for
5. The tools can be connected as shown in Fig.13.
NOTE: After having finished using the tools, re-insert the
tools and restore the flexible hose on body.
NOTE: The extention pipes should be re-inserted as shown
NOTE: Rotary brush is not disconnected when tools are in
use and care should be taken not to run over the mains
Using the dusting brush
Using the crevice nozzle
Using the fabric nozzle