BLACK DECKER TR1278BD 2-Slice Toaster User Manual

We want you to have a 5-star experience!Should you have any questions or concerns about your new product, please call our CustomerService Line at 1-800-465-6070 (U.S. and Canada). Please do not return to the store.Model: TR1278BD, TR1278W, TR1278TRM, TR1278TRMC, TR1278RM, TR1278B


Product may vary slightly from what is illustrated.

1. Extra-wide slots with self-adjusting guides2. Toast control lever with extra lift3. Frozen button4. Cancel button 5. Toast shade selector6. Bagel button7. Cord wrap (under unit)8. Crumb door (under unit)

Please Read and Save this Use and Care Book.


When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be fol­lowed, including the following:

  • Read all instructions.
  • Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
  • To protect against fire, electric shock, and injury to persons do not immerse cords, plugs, or appliances in water or other liquid.
  • Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is used by or near children.
  • Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning. Allow cooling before putting on or taking off parts, and before cleaning the appliance.
  • Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after The appliance malfunctions, or is dropped or damaged in any manner. If the power cord is damaged, please call our Consumer Support at the toll-free number listed in the warranty section.
  • The use of accessory attachments not recommended by the appliance manufacturer may cause injuries.
  • Do not use outdoors.
  • Do not let the cord hang over the edge of the table or counter, or touch hot surfaces.
  • Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in a heated oven.
  • Do not use this appliance for other than intended use.
  • Oversized foods, metal foil packages, or utensils must not be inserted in a toaster, as they may create a fire or risk of electric shock.
  • A fire may occur if the toaster is covered or touching flammable material, including curtains, draperies, walls, and the like, when in operation.
  • Do not attempt to dislodge food when the toaster is plugged in.
  • Do not operate unattended.
  • When heating toaster pastries, always use the lightest toast color setting.
  • This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
  • Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
  • To disconnect, press the cancel button, Then remove the plug from the wall outlet.
  • Warning: To prevent electrical shock, unplug before cleaning.
  • Warning: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock. operate with crumb tray closed.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.This product is for household use only.


This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended to fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. Do not attempt to modify the plugin anyway.


  • A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce the risks resulting from becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.
  • Extension cords are available and may be used if care is exercised in their use.
  • If an extension cord is used:a) The marked electrical rating of the extension cord should be at least as great as the electrical rating of the appliance;b) If the appliance is of the grounded type, the extension cord should be a grounding-type 3-wire cord; andc) The cord should be arranged so that it will not drape over the countertop or tabletop where It can be pulled on by children or tripped over.

Note: If the paver cord Is damaged, please contact the warranty department listed In these instructions.


This product Is for household use only.


  • Remove all packing material, any stickers, and the elastic band around the power plug.
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  • Place toaster on a flat, level surface, where the top of the unit has enough space for the heat to flow without damaging the cabinets or walls.
  • Remove tie from cord and unwind.
  • Plug unit into an electrical outlet.


  • For first-time use, select setting 4 (medium). Re-adjust the setting to suit your personal preference on successive toasting operations.
  • If the wrong button is selected. Press the CANCEL button, press the lever down and reselect the desired settings.


This toaster has a built-in toast control lever with an extra lift. If toasted food does not clear the top of the toaster use the toast control lever to raise the food for easy removal.


  1. Adjust toast shade selector to the desired setting (1 through 7).
  2. Insert slices of bread, bagels or other foods to be toasted in the appropriate slot and press toast control lever until it locks into the down The self-adjusting guides automatically center food being toasted.Note: During the BAGEL function both sides will toast to the shade selected.
  1. When selecting the BAGEL or FROZEN function, you must press the toast control lever before selecting one of these settings.
  2. When toasting is complete, the toast control lever releases and the appliance shuts off.
  3. Unplug the toaster when not in use.

NOTE: The Bagel function warms the outside of the bagel while toasting the cut side. Always place bagels cut side facing the interior of the toaster.


  1. To remove excess crumbs, let the unit cool, unplug the unit, open the crumb door – shake excess into an appropriate trash receptacle. Close and latch crumb door before using.


This product contains no user-serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified service personnel.CLEANINGAlways unplug the cord from the electrical outlet and allow the toaster to cool before cleaning. Do not immerse the toaster in the water.CLEANING OUTSIDE SURFACESImportant: The unit gets hot. Allow the toaster to cool completely before cleaning.

  • Wipe the exterior with a damp cloth or sponge and dry with a paper
  • Do not use strong cleaners or abrasives that may scratch surfaces and never spray cleaners directly onto the toaster.


For service, repair or any questions regarding your appliance, please call our Customer Service Line at 1-800-465-6070, Please DO NOT return the product to the place of purchase. Also. please DO NOT mail the product back to the manufacturer, nor bring it to a service center. You may also want to consult the website listed in this pamphlet.Two-Year Limited Warranty(Applies only in the United States and Canada)What does It cover?

  • Any defect in material or workmanship provided: however. the liability of Spectrum Brands. Inc. will not exceed the purchase price of the product.For how long?
  • Two years from the date of the original purchase with proof of such purchase.What will we do to help you?
  • Provide you with a reasonably similar replacement product that is either new or factory refurbished. How do you get service?
  • Save your receipt as proof of date of sale.
  • Visit the online service website at or call toll-free at 1-800-465-6070. for general warranty service.
  • If you need parts or accessories. please call 1-800-738-0245.

How does state law relate to this warranty?This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state or province to province.What does your warranty not cover?

  • Damage from commercial use
  • Damage from misuse. abuse or neglect
  • Products that have been modified in any way
  • Products used or serviced outside the country of purchase
  • Glass parts and other accessory items that are packed with the unit
  • Shipping and handling costs associated with the replacement of the unit
  • Consequential or incidental damages (Please note. however. that some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental so this limitation may not apply to you.)Are there additional warranty exclusions?
  • This warranty shall not be valid where It Is contrary to the U.S. and other applicable laws, or where the warranty would be prohibited under any economic sanctions, export control laws, embargos, or other restrictive trade measures enforced by the United States or other applicable Jurisdictions. This includes, without limitation, any warranty claims Implicating parties from, or otherwise located in, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the disputed Crimea region.

BLACK+DECKER and the BLACK+DECKER logos and product names are trademarks of The Black & Decker Corporation, used under license.All rights reserved. All other marks are Trademarks of Spectrum Brands, Inc.At the end of this product’s life, you can mail it to Spectrum Brands at 507 Stokely Drive, Deforest, WI 53532 marked “Product Takeback: Please Recycle!”Made in China.© 2020 The Black & Decker Corporation and Spectrum Brands, Inc., Middleton, WI 53562


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