Orbital Action / Scrolling Jigsaw with AccuCut
Catalog Number JS700
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veA eL eSPANOL eN LA CONTRAPORTAdA.
INSTRUCTIvO de OPeRACIÓN, CeNTROS de SeRvICIO y PÓLIZA de GARANTÍA.
AdveRTeNCIA: LÉASe eSTe INSTRUCTIvO ANTeS de USAR eL PROdUCTO.
safety gUiDeLines - Definitions
It is important for you to read and understand this manual. The information it contains
relates to protecting yoUr safety and Preventing ProBLeMs. The symbols below
are used to help you recognize this information.
Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
will result in death or serious injury.
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury.
Indicates a potentially haz a rd o us situation which, if not avoided,
may result in minor or mod e r a te injury.
Used without the safety alert symbol indicates potentially hazardous
situation which, if not avoided, may result in property damage.
GeNeRAL POWeR TOOL SAfeTy WARNINGS
Read all safety warnings and all instructions. Failure to follow the
warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury.
SAve ALL WARNINGS ANd INSTRUCTIONS fOR fUTURe RefeReNCe
The term "power tool" in the warnings refers to your mains-operated
(corded) power tool or battery-operated (cordless) power tool.
1) WORk AReA SAfeTy
a) keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents.
b) do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres, such as in the presence of flammable
liquids, gases or dust. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the dust or fumes.
c) keep children and bystanders away while operating a power tool. Distractions can
cause you to lose control.
2) eLeCTRICAL SAfeTy
a) Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify the plug in any way. do
not use any adapter plugs with earthed (grounded) power tools. Unmodified plugs
and matching outlets will reduce risk of electric shock.
b) Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges and
refrigerators. There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is earthed or grounded.
c) do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions. Water entering a power tool
will increase the risk of electric shock.
d) do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for carrying, pulling or unplugging
the power tool. keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges or moving parts.
Damaged or entangled cords increase the risk of electric shock.
e) When operating a power tool outdoors, use an extension cord suitable for outdoor
use. Use of a cord suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock.
f) If operating a power tool in a damp location is unavoidable, use a ground fault circuit
interrupter (GfCI) protected supply. Use of a GFCI reduces the risk of electric shock.
3) PeRSONAL SAfeTy
a) Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common sense when operating a
power tool. do not use a power tool while you are tired or under the influence of
drugs, alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention while operating power tools
may result in serious personal injury.
b) Use personal protective equipment. Always wear eye protection. Protective
equipment such as dust mask, nonskid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection
used for appropriate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
c) Prevent unintentional starting. ensure the switch is in the off position before
connecting to power source and/ or battery pack, picking up or carrying the tool.
Carrying power tools with your finger on the switch or energizing power tools that have
the switch on invites accidents.
d) Remove any adjusting key or wrench before turning the power tool on. A wrench or a
key left attached to a rotating part of the power tool may result in personal injury.
e) do not overreach. keep proper footing and balance at all times. This enables
better control of the power tool in unexpected situations.
f) dress properly. do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. keep your hair, clothing and gloves away
from moving parts. Loose clothes, jewelry or long hair can be caught in moving parts.
g) If devices are provided for the connection of dust extraction and collection facilities, ensure these
are connected and properly used. Use of dust collection can reduce dust-related hazards.
4) POWeR TOOL USe ANd CARe
a) do not force the power tool. Use the correct power tool for your application. The
correct power tool will do the job better and safer at the rate for which it was designed.
b) do not use the power tool if the switch does not turn it on and off. Any power tool
that cannot be controlled with the switch is dangerous and must be repaired.
c) disconnect the plug from the power source and/or the battery pack from the
power tool before making any adjustments, changing accessories, or storing
power tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of starting the power
d) Store idle power tools out of the reach of children and do not allow persons
unfamiliar with the power tool or these instructions to operate the power tool.
Power tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
e) Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts
and any other condition that may affect the power tool's operation. If damaged, have the
power tool repaired before use. Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
f) keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained cutting tools with sharp
cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
g) Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits, etc. in accordance with these
instructions, taking into account the working conditions and the work to be
performed. Use of the power tool for operations different from those intended could result in
a hazardous situation.
a) Have your power tool serviced by a qualified repair person using only identical
replacement parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
jig saw safety warnings
• Hold power tool by insulated gripping surfaces, when performing an operation where the cutting
accessory may contact hidden wiring. Cutting accessory contacting a "live" wire may make exposed
metal parts of the power tool "live" and could give the operator an electric 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.
• Keep hands away from cutting area. Never reach underneath the material for any reason. Hold front
of saw by grasping the contoured gripping area. Do not insert fingers or thumb into the vicinity of the
reciprocating blade and blade clamp. Do not stabilize the saw by gripping the shoe.
• Keep blades sharp. Dull blades may cause the saw to swerve or stall under pressure.
• Use extra caution when cutting overhead and pay particular attention to overhead wires which may be
hidden from view. Anticipate the path of falling branches and debris ahead of time.
• When cutting pipe or conduit ensure that they are free from water, electrical wiring, etc.
Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and
other construction activities contains chemicals known to cause cancer, birth
defects or other reproductive harm. Some examples of these chemicals are:
• lead from lead-based paints,
• crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and
• arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated lumber (CCA).
Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on how often you do this type of work.
To reduce your exposure to these chemicals: work in a well ventilated area, and work with
approved safety equipment, such as those dust masks that are specially designed to filter
out microscopic particles.
• Avoid prolonged contact with dust from power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling,
and other construction activities. Wear protective clothing and wash exposed areas
with soap and water. Allowing dust to get into your mouth, eyes, or lay on the skin may
promote absorption of harmful chemicals.
ALWAyS use safety glasses. Everyday eyeglasses are NOT safety glasses. Also
use face or dust mask if drilling operation is dusty. ALWAYS WEAR CERTIFIED SAFETY EQUIPMENT:
• ANSI Z87.1 eye protection (CAN/CPA Z94.3),
• ANSI S12.6 (S3.19) hearing protection,
• NOSH/OSHA respiratory protection.
Use of this tool can generate and/or disperse dust, which may cause
serious and permanent respiratory or other injury. Always use NIOSH/OSHA approved
respiratory protection appropriate for the dust exposure. Direct particles away from face and body.
wear appropriate hearing protection during use. Under some conditions and
duration of use, noise from this product may contribute to hearing loss.
save these instrUctions
• The label on your tool may include the following symbols. The symbols and their definitions
are as follows:
or DC ...direct current
................Class I Construction
................Class II Construction
............Read instruction manual before use
................Use proper eye protection
sfpm ........... surface feet per minute
• When using an extension cord, be
sure to use one heavy enough to
carry the current your product will
draw. An undersized cord will cause
a drop in line voltage resulting in
loss of power and overheating.
The table shows the correct size
to use depending on cord length
and nameplate ampere rating. If in
doubt, use the next heavier gauge.
The smaller the gauge number, the
heavier the cord.
features - JS700
1. On/Off switch
2. Lock-on button
3. Variable Speed control knob
4. Saw blade locking lever
saw blade support roller
6. Support roller adjustment screw
7. Saw blade
8. Scroller knob
9. Mode selector
10. Shoe plate
11. Shoe plate locking knob
12. Saw blade storage compartment
13. Dust blower
14. Dust extraction adaptor
or AC .......alternating current
n o .................no load speed
................safety alert symbol
.../min or rpm...revolutions or
reciprocation per minute
..................Use proper respiratory protection
..................Use proper hearing protection
SPM .............. Strokes per minute
Minimum Gage for Cord Sets
Total Length of Cord in feet
American Wire Gage