Ensure that the mixing container is placed in a
firm and secure position. A container that is not
properly secured may move unexpectedly.
Follow the instructions and warnings for the
material to be mixed. Material to be mixed may
Do not reach into the mixing container with
your hands or insert any other objects into it
while mixing. Contact with the mixer blade may
lead to serious personal injury.
Start up and run down the tool in the mixing
container only. The mixer blade may bend or spin
in an uncontrolled manner.
Ensure that no liquid splashes against the hous-
ing of the power tool. Liquid that has penetrated
the power tool can cause damage to the tool.
Use auxiliary handles, if supplied with the tool.
Loss of control may cause personal injury.
10. Hold power tool by insulated gripping sur-
faces, 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
Always be sure you have a firm footing. Be
sure no one is below when using the tool in
12. Hold the tool firmly.
13. Keep hands away from rotating parts.
14. Do not leave the tool running. Operate the tool
only when you are holding it.
15. Some materials contain chemicals which may
be toxic. Take caution to prevent dust inhala-
tion and skin contact. Follow safety warnings
by supplier of the material.
16. When performing the mixing operation, place
the mixing container on a flat and stable
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
DO NOT let comfort or familiarity
with product (gained from repeated use) replace
strict adherence to safety rules for the subject
product. MISUSE or failure to follow the safety
rules stated in this instruction manual may cause
serious personal injury.
Important safety instructions for
Before using battery cartridge, read all instruc-
tions and cautionary markings on (1) battery char-
ger, (2) battery, and (3) product using battery.
Do not disassemble battery cartridge.
If operating time has become excessively
shorter, stop operating immediately. It may
result in a risk of overheating, possible burns
and even an explosion.
If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them
out with clear water and seek medical atten-
tion right away. It may result in loss of your
Do not short the battery cartridge:
Do not touch the terminals with any con-
Avoid storing battery cartridge in a con-
tainer with other metal objects such as
nails, coins, etc.
Do not expose battery cartridge to water
A battery short can cause a large current
flow, overheating, possible burns and even a
Do not store the tool and battery cartridge in
locations where the temperature may reach or
exceed 50 °C (122 °F).
Do not incinerate the battery cartridge even if
it is severely damaged or is completely worn
out. The battery cartridge can explode in a fire.
Be careful not to drop or strike battery.
Do not use a damaged battery.
10. The contained lithium-ion batteries are subject
to the Dangerous Goods Legislation require-
For commercial transports e.g. by third parties,
forwarding agents, special requirement on pack-
aging and labeling must be observed.
For preparation of the item being shipped, consult-
ing an expert for hazardous material is required.
Please also observe possibly more detailed
Tape or mask off open contacts and pack up the
battery in such a manner that it cannot move
around in the packaging.
Follow your local regulations relating to dis-
posal of battery.
12. Use the batteries only with the products
specified by Makita. Installing the batteries to
non-compliant products may result in a fire, exces-
sive heat, explosion, or leak of electrolyte.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
Only use genuine Makita batteries.
Use of non-genuine Makita batteries, or batteries that
have been altered, may result in the battery bursting
causing fires, personal injury and damage. It will
also void the Makita warranty for the Makita tool and
Tips for maintaining maximum
Charge the battery cartridge before completely
discharged. Always stop tool operation and
charge the battery cartridge when you notice
less tool power.
Never recharge a fully charged battery car-
tridge. Overcharging shortens the battery
Charge the battery cartridge with room tem-
perature at 10 °C - 40 °C (50 °F - 104 °F). Let
a hot battery cartridge cool down before
Charge the battery cartridge if you do not use
it for a long period (more than six months).