24. Do not leave the wireless unit and the adaptor
in a place subject to high heat, such as a car
sitting in the sun.
25. Do not leave the wireless unit and the adaptor
in a dusty or powdery place or in a place corro-
sive gas could be generated.
26. Sudden change of the temperature may bedew
the wireless unit. Do not use the wireless unit
until the dew is completely dried.
27. When cleaning the wireless unit, gently wipe
with a dry soft cloth. Do not use benzine, thin-
ner, conductive grease or the like.
Channel setting button
This adaptor enables to use supported Makita bat-
tery-powered tools when using the auto start/stop func-
tion of a mains-operated vacuum cleaner.
The adaptor connected to a Makita vacuum cleaner receives
the signal from the tool wirelessly and transmit it to the vac-
uum cleaner to support to determine the starting or stopping
of the vacuum cleaner. (wireless activation function)
Installing the wireless unit
NOTE: The wireless unit is supplied as an optional
accessory in some countries.
For the precautions for handling the
wireless unit, refer to the instruction manual of
the tool to be used with this adaptor.
Install the wireless units into the adaptor and tool as
illustrated. When inserting the wireless unit, align the
projections with the recessed portions on the slot.
► Fig.2: 1. Adaptor 2. Lid 3. Wireless unit
4. Projection 5. Recessed portion
To remove the wireless unit, open the lid slowly. The
hooks on the back of the lid will lift the wireless unit as
you pull up the lid.
► Fig.3: 1. Wireless unit 2. Hook 3. Lid
28. When storing the wireless unit, keep it in the
supplied case or a static-free container.
29. Do not insert any devices other than Makita wire-
less unit into the slot on the adaptor and the tool.
30. Do not use the tool and/or adaptor with the lid
of the slot damaged. Water, dust, and dirt come
into the slot may cause malfunction.
31. Do not pull and/or twist the lid of the slot more
than necessary. Restore the lid if it comes off.
32. Replace the lid of the slot if it is lost or
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
After removing the wireless unit, keep it in the supplied
case or a static-free container.
Always use the hooks on the back of
the lid when removing the wireless unit. If the
hooks do not catch the wireless unit, close the lid
completely and open it slowly again.
Installing the adaptor
Do not insert the adaptor's plug into
the outlet of other appliances than the outlet of
the vacuum cleaner for auto start/stop function.
Make sure that the stand-by switch on the vacuum
cleaner is set to "O (OFF)".
Plug the vacuum cleaner's power cord into the mains
and then plug the adaptor's cord into the cleaner's
NOTE: Due to the detecting method of vacuum clean-
er's auto start/stop function, some vacuum cleaner
may automatically run for a few seconds when;
Plugging the adaptor's cord when the stand-by
switch on the vacuum cleaner is set to "AUTO"
or equivalent or;
Changing the stand-by switch on the vacuum
cleaner to "AUTO" or equivalent with the adap-
tor's plug connected to the outlet of the vacuum
This is not a malfunction.
To prevent the adaptor from falling off, always secure
it with the band or hook, or place it on a stable surface.
Use the band or hook for securing the adaptor onto the
vacuum cleaner. To use the hook, loosen the clamping
screw and extend the hook and then tighten the clamp-
When not using the adaptor, disconnect the adaptor's
cord from the vacuum cleaner.
► Fig.5: 1. Band 2. Hook 3. Clamping screw