BM 2610917139 6/02
RELEASING AND INSERTING BATTERY PACK
Release battery pack from tool by pressing
on both sides of the battery release tabs and
pull downwards. Before inserting battery
pack, remove protective cap from battery
CHARGING BATTERY PACK (1 HOUR CHARGER)
Plug charger cord into your standard power
outlet. Before inserting battery pack, remove
protective cap, then insert battery pack into
charger (Fig. 10).
The charger's green indicator will begin to
"BLINK". This indicates that the battery is
receiving a fast charge. Fast-charging will
automatically stop when the battery pack is
When the indicator light stops "BLINKING"
(and becomes a steady green light) fast
charging is complete.
When you begin the charging process of the
battery pack, a steady green light could also
mean the battery pack is too hot or too cold.
1. The battery pack accepts only about 80%
of its maximum capacity with its first few
charge cycles. However, after the first few
charge cycles, the battery will charge to full
2. The charger was designed to fast charge
the battery only when the battery
pack. To insert battery, align battery and
slide battery pack into tool until it locks into
position. Do not force.
The purpose of the light is to indicate that the
battery pack is fast-charging. It does not
indicate the exact point of full charge. The
light will stop blinking in less time if the
When the battery pack is fully charged,
unplug the charger (unless you're charging
another battery pack) and slip the battery
pack back into the tool handle.
To prevent fire or injury when batteries are
not in tool or charger, always place
protective cap onto end of battery pack.
IMPORTANT CHARGING NOTES
temperature is between 40˚F (4˚C) and 105˚F
3. A substantial drop in operating time per
charge may mean that the battery pack is
nearing the end of its life and should be