Parts Description - Makita BTC04 Instruction Manual

Portable battery checker
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After having read these safety precautions, be
absolutely sure that this Instruction Manual is kept
in a safe place where it can be seen and referred
to at any time by the individuals who use the
Portable Battery Checker.
Please be absolutely sure to read through the
Instruction Manual prior to use.
Install only supported batteries that are
Makita's genuine products: Do not install any
other batteries.
Combining a battery in a manner other than the
one specified could cause it to burst, resulting in
injury and/or damage.
Refrain from inducing short-circuiting between
the battery terminals.
When the unit is placed inside a tool bag, for
example, short-circuiting may occur, possibly
causing smoke or sparks to be generated, the
battery to burst, etc.
Do not use the unit in the rain or in a damp or
wet place.
Doing so may result in electric shocks and/or the
generation of smoke.
Do not use the unit where there are
combustible fluids or gases.
Doing so may cause an explosion and/or a fire.
When the unit is not being used, store it away
Keep the unit in a place that has a low humidity
and that is not exposed to direct sunlight.
In order to avoid accidents, keep the unit in a high
location out of the reach of children or keep it
under lock and key.
Do not keep the unit in a location subject to
sudden changes in temperature or humidity.
Do not keep the unit in a location where there are
volatile materials.
Remove the battery before storing the unit away.
Do not keep the batteries in a location where the
temperature may exceed 50°C (122°F, such as
inside a metal box or inside a vehicle on a hot
summer's day). Doing so may cause the batteries
to deteriorate, and smoke and/or sparks may be
When the unit is not to be used for a prolonged
period, remove the dry cells. Otherwise, their
electrolyte may leak.
Ask a store that specializes in Portable Battery
Checkers to undertake repairs.
Individuals other than service personnel must
not disassemble, repair or remodel the Portable
Battery Checker. Otherwise, sparks may be
generated or the Portable Battery Checker may
malfunction, possibly causing injury.
If the main unit has heated up or a problem
has been observed, have the Portable Battery
Checker inspected and repaired.
Be absolutely sure to have the unit repaired at the
store or dealer where the unit was purchased or at
a Makita authorized service center.
If the unit is repaired by an individual who does
not have the requisite repair knowledge and skills,
not only will the unit not perform to the best of its
ability but accidents or injury may occur as well.
If abnormally high levels of heat are generated
or some other problem is noticed, immediately
remove the battery and stop using the unit.
Continued use may cause smoke or sparks to be
generated and/or the battery to burst.
Handling the dry cells
Misusing or abusing the dry cells may cause
electric shocks, bursting or sparks to be
generated. It may also cause electrolyte to leak,
which will corrode the unit and dirty the user's
hands, clothing, etc. In particular, bear the
following points in mind:
Do not use dry cells that are new together with dry
cells that have been used even once.
Do not place dry cells in a pocket, bag, etc.
together with any small metal objects (such as
keys, coins or decorative necklaces).
Do not apply heat to dry cells or throw them into a
Do not disassemble the dry cells.
Do not solder the dry cells.
Do not short-circuit the terminals of the dry cells.
Do not use different types of dry cells together.
Remove the dry cells when they are not to be
used for a while.
Install the dry cells properly as indicated with their
"+" and "–" terminals aligned correctly.
If electrolyte has leaked out, thoroughly wipe it off
on the dry cell compartment, and then install new
dry cells.
In the event that any parts of your body have
come into contact with leaking electrolyte, rinse it
off thoroughly with water.
Handling the LCD screen
The LCD screen is made of plastic. Wipe with
soft and dry cloth to clean the screen. Do not use
benzene, thinner, or similar agent. Otherwise the
cover will be tarnished or cracked.


► Fig.1:
(1). Battery installation area
(2). LCD screen
(3). Forward and backward buttons
Use these to select diagnosis screens.
(4). Power button
Hold this down to turn the power on and off.

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