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DeWalt DCS388 Original Instructions Manual

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Final Page size: A5 (148mm x 210mm)



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  • Page 1 DCS388 Final Page size: A5 (148mm x 210mm)
  • Page 2 English (original instructions) Copyright D WALT...
  • Page 3 Fig. A Fig. B Fig. C Fig. E Fig. D...
  • Page 4 Fig. F Fig. G Fig. H Fig. I...
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  • Page 6: Technical Data

    English CORDLESS RECIPROCATING SAW DCS388 Congratulations! Battery pack DCB546 Battery type Li-Ion You have chosen a D WALT tool. Years of experience, thorough product development and innovation make D WALT one of the Voltage 18/54 most reliable partners for professional power tool users.
  • Page 7: Definitions: Safety Guidelines

    English Definitions: Safety Guidelines d ) Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for carrying, pulling or unplugging the power tool. Keep The definitions below describe the level of severity for each cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges or moving signal word.
  • Page 8: Switching On And Off

    English power tools. Such preventive safety measures reduce the Keep hands away from moving parts. Never place your • risk of starting the power tool accidentally. hands near the cutting area. d ) Store idle power tools out of the reach of children •...
  • Page 9: Using An Extension Cable

    English WARNING: 115 V units have to be operated via a fail-safe power supply when there is no battery pack in the cavity. isolating transformer with an earth screen between the Unplug charger before attempting to clean primary and secondary winding. •...
  • Page 10: Charger Operation

    English To remove the battery pack from the charger, push the mounting screws on the wall. Mount the charger securely using battery release button  8  on the battery pack. drywall screws (purchased separately) at least 25.4 mm long with a screw head diameter of 7–9 mm, screwed into wood to nOTE: To ensure maximum performance and life of lithium-ion an optimal depth leaving approximately 5.5 mm of the screw battery packs, charge the battery pack fully before first use.
  • Page 11: Storage Recommendations

    English Transporting the FlEXVOlT Battery do not insert into charger. Do not crush, drop or damage battery pack. Do not use a battery pack or charger that The D WALT FLEXVOLT battery has two modes: Use and has received a sharp blow, been dropped, run over or Transport.
  • Page 12: Battery Type

    DO nOT use under wet conditions or in presence of flammable Battery Type liquids or gases. The DCS388 operates on a 54 volt battery pack. These reciprocating saws are professional power tools. This battery pack may be used:DCB546. Refer to Technical Data DO nOT let children come into contact with the tool.
  • Page 13: Battery Indicator

    English To Install the Battery Pack into the Tool Battery Indicator Handle As the battery nears a fully discharged state, the flashlight will blink twice and then the brightness of the light will drop below 1. Align the battery pack  7 ...
  • Page 14: Maintenance

    English WARNING: Exercise extra caution when cutting towards Continuous satisfactory operation depends upon proper tool operator. Always hold saw firmly with both hands while care and regular cleaning. cutting. WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious personal Before cutting any type of material, be sure it is firmly anchored injury, turn tool off and disconnect battery pack or clamped to prevent slipping.
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