EC-DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
We declare under our sole responsibility that this
product is in compliance with the following standards of
EN60745, EN55014, EN61000 in accordance with
Council Directives, 89/336/EEC, 98/37/EC.
Yasuhiko Kanzaki CE2005
MAKITA INTERNATIONAL EUROPE LTD.
Michigan Drive, Tongwell, Milton Keynes, Bucks MK15
Makita Corporation Anjo Aichi Japan
SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES
DO NOT let comfort or familiarity with product
(gained from repeated use) replace strict adherence
to jig saw safety rules. If you use this tool unsafely
or incorrectly, you can suffer serious personal
Hold power tools by insulated gripping
surfaces when performing an operation where
the cutting tool may contact hidden wiring or
its own cord. Contact with a "live" wire will make
exposed metal parts of the tool "live" and shock
Use clamps or another practical way to secure
and support the workpiece to a stable platform.
Holding the work by hand or against your body
leaves it unstable and may lead to loss of control.
use safety glasses or goggles.
Ordinary eye or sun glasses are NOT safety
Avoid cutting nails. Inspect workpiece for any
nails and remove them before operation.
Do not cut oversize workpiece.
Check for the proper clearance beyond the
workpiece before cutting so that the blade will
not strike the floor, workbench, etc.
Hold the tool firmly.
Make sure the blade is not contacting the
workpiece before the switch is turned on.
Keep hands away from moving parts.
10. Do not leave the tool running. Operate the tool
only when hand-held.
Always switch off and wait for the blade to
come to a complete stop before removing the
blade from the workpiece.
12. Do not touch the blade or the workpiece
immediately after operation; they may be
extremely hot and could burn your skin.
14. Some material contains chemicals which may
be toxic. Take caution to prevent dust
inhalation and skin contact. Follow material
supplier safety data.
15. Always use the correct dust mask/respirator
for the material and application you are
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
MISUSE or failure to follow the safety rules stated in
this instruction manual may cause serious personal
Always be sure that the tool is switched off and
unplugged before adjusting or checking function on
Selecting the cutting action
This tool can be operated with an orbital or a straight line
(up and down) cutting action. The orbital cutting action
thrusts the blade forward on the cutting stroke and
greatly increases cutting speed.
To change the cutting action, just turn the cutting action
changing lever to the desired cutting action position.
Refer to the table to select the appropriate cutting action.
Before plugging in the tool, always check to see
that the switch trigger actuates properly and
returns to the "OFF" position when released.
For cutting mild steel,
stainless steel and plastics.
For clean cuts in wood
For cutting mild steel,
aluminum and hard wood.
For cutting wood and
For fast cutting in aluminum
and mild steel.
For fast cutting in wood