BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower, 16-Inch (CM1640)

Summary

Black & Decker 16″ is a 40 volt cordless lawn mower with 6 settings, with a height of cut between 1-1/10″ and 3-1/10″, 9.5 gallon grass box, weighing only 38 pounds and gives you up to 30 minutes of mowing. Black & Decker is a trusted household name and they have been going since 1910. They make a wide range or power tools and yard equipment. The brand is known for reliable and dependable products that offer good value for money.

This 16-inch model is light and easy to move and is ideal for smaller yards.

Main Features

  • 40V Power
  • 2 lithium-ion batteries
  • Light and nimble
  • Compact

Power System

The 2 lithium-ion batteries will deliver up to 40V of power to the Black & Decker motor. This should give you around 30 minutes of mowing time, depending on the grass type and conditions.

BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower BatteryAssembly

The compact BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower, 16-Inch (CM1640) comes fully assembled. All you need to do is charge the batteries and adjust the handles and you are good to go.

Blades

This lawnmower has a 16-inch steel blade.

Height Adjustment

The Height adjustment on the BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower, 16-Inch (CM1640) is quick and easy to adjust. There are 6 options with a range of 1-1/10″ to 3-1/10″.

Cutting Diameter

The cutting diameter is 16 inches. This is ideal for a more compact lawn.

Roller (Stripes)

The Black & Decker’s 40-volt does not have rear rollers for creating a striped design on the lawn.

BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower HeightGrass box capacity

The 9.5-gallon (36l) grass box designed is a convenient soft fabric with a hard top. It is easy to attach and empty. For the size of the garden this lawnmower is designed for it is the perfect size. It has a handy indicator that will let you know when it is time to empty the bag.

Safety Features

Provided you stick to the standard safety warnings and apply a bit of common sense, the lawnmower is safe to operate. The ease of use, low weight, and agility make it a pleasure to use.

Mulching

While the BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower, 16-Inch (CM1640) does not have a specific mulching feature many people use it without the bag so are effectively mulching the lawn as they cut. This will only work if you mow fairly often.

User Manual Download

Click here to view or download the BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower, 16-Inch (CM1640) User Manual.

BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower Battery ReviewWhat’s included in the box?

  • 1 xCM1640 16-inch cordless mower
  • 2x 40-volt batteries (LBXR2040)
  • 1 x charger (LCS36)
  • Operating instructions

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Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Light and easy to move
  • Compact
  • 2 Batteries
  • Batteries interchangeable with other Black & Decker’s 36-volt lithium-ion yard products
  • User-friendly
  • Economical to operate
  • Very low noise
  • 2-Year warranty
  • Dependable brand
  • Good sized grass bag
  • No rust deck
  • Easy to clean

Cons:

  • Only suitable for small yards
  • Not great power on slopes or long and wet grass
  • No mulching feature
  • No side discharge

BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower Battery FoldedConclusion

While we have only featured leading options from quality manufacturers it is always great to buy from a trusted well-established brand like Black & Decker.  People that have bought and used this lawnmower are very happy with the performance. While the BLACK+DECKER 40V MAX Cordless Lawn Mower, 16-Inch (CM1640) is only suitable for smaller yards it is fast, efficient and easy to operate.

Should You Buy This Model?

Provided you don’t have too much lawn to cover the odds are good that you will enjoy this lawnmower. It makes life easy and is a hassle-free easy to use lawnmower that is also good value for money. Don’t try it if your lawn is not small as you will be frustrated and disappointed.

Apart from that, it is reliable, dependable and does what you need with ease.

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Specifications

  • Size 06 x 21.06 x 17.99 in
  • Weight 38lbs
  • Deck size 16-inch
  • Voltage 40V

 

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