GENERAL OPERATIONAL PRECAUTIONS
Keep work area clean. Cluttered areas and benches
Avoid dangerous environment. Don't expose power
tools and charger to rain. Don't use power tools
and charger in damp or wet locations. And keep
work area well lit.
Never use power tools and charger near flammable
or explosive materials.
Do not use tool and charger in presence of
flammable liquids or gases.
Keep children away. All visitors should be kept
safe distance from work area.
Store idle tools and charger. When not in use,
tools and charger should be stored in dry, high
or locked-up place — out of reach or children.
Store tools and charger in a place in which the
temperature is less than 40°C.
Don't abuse cord. Never carry charger by cord or
yank it to disconnect from receptacle. Keep cord
from heat, oil and sharp edges.
When the charger is not in use or when being
maintained and inspected, disconnect the power
cord of the charger from the receptacle.
To avoid danger, always use only the specified
Use only genuine HITACHI replacement parts.
Do not use power tools and charge for applications
other than those specified in the Handling
10. To avoid personal injury, use only the accessories
or attachment recommended in these handling
instructions or in the HITACHI catalog.
11. Check and confirm that the supply cord and
housing are not damaged before using the charger.
If the supply cord of this charger or housing is
damaged, the charger must be returned to the
HITACHI authorized service center for the cord or
housing to be replaced.
Let only the authorized service center do the
repairing. The Manufacture will not be responsible
for any damages or injuries caused by repair by
the unauthorized persons or by mishandling of
12. To ensure the designed operational integrity of
power tools and charger, do not remove installed
covers or screws.
13. Always use the charger at the voltage specified
on the nameplate.
For charging the HITACHI BATTERY
EB7, EB7S, EB7G
EB9, EB9S, EB9G, EB9B, EB9M, EB924, EB9H, EB930H
EB12, EB12S, EB12G, EB12B, EB12M, EB1224, EB12H,
EB14S, EB14B, EB1424, EB14H, EB1430H
14. Always charge the battery before use.
15. Never use a battery other than that specified. Do
not connect a usual dry cell, a rechargeable battery
other than that specified or a car battery to the
16. Do not use a transformer containing a booster.
17. Do not charge the battery from an engine electric
generator or DC power supply.
18. Always charge indoors. Because the charger and
battery heat slightly during charging, charge the
battery in a place not exposed to direct sunlight;
where the humidity is low and the ventilation
19. Use the exploded assembly drawing on this
handling instructions only for authorized servicing.
PRECAUTIONS FOR CHARGER
Always charge the battery at an ambient
temperature of 0–40°C. A temperature of less than
0°C will result in over charging which is dangerous.
The battery cannot be charged at a temperature
greater than 40°C.
The most suitable temperature for charging is that
Do not use the charger continuously.
When one charging is completed, leave the charger
for about 15 minutes before the next charging of
Do not allow foreign matter to enter the hole for
connecting the rechargeable battery.
Never disassemble the rechargeable battery or
Never short-circuit the rechargeable battery.
Short-circuiting the battery will cause a great
electric current and overheat. It results in burn or
damage to the battery.
Do not dispose of the battery in fire.
If the battery is burnt, it may explode.
Using an exhausted battery will damage the
Bring the battery to the shop from which it was
purchased as soon as the post-charging battery
life becomes too short for practical use. Do not
dispose of the exhausted battery.
Do not insert objects into the air ventilation slots
of the charger.
Inserting metal objects or flammable into the
charger air ventilation slots will result in an
electrical shock hazard or damage to the charger.
Approx. 13 – 60 minutes
7.2 – 24 V