If the FuelGauge
shines red when the trigger switch on the saw is depressed,
battery pack power has run out, and the battery pack should
Unlike other battery-pack
packs deliver fade-free
power for their entire run time. The tool will not experience
a slow, gradual loss
of power as you work. To signal that the battery
pack is at the end of its run time
and needs to be charged,
the power to the tool will drop quickly.
NOTE: The LED may also flash due to an overload or high temperature
The battery circuitry
protects the battery pack from extreme temperature,
To protect the battery from damage and prolong its
life, the battery pack circuitry
will turn off the battery pack if it becomes
or if the temperature
becomes too high during use. This may happen in extremely
binding, and stalling situations. This intelligent system will shut down
your battery pack if its operating
176°F (80°C) and will begin
when it returns to 32°F (0°C) - 104°F (40°C).
The LED light will begin flash slowly if the battery
NOTE: A significantly
reduced run time after fully charging the battery pack
that the battery is near the end of its usable life and must be replaced.
battery pack will provide optimal performance
between 32°F (0°C) and 104°F (40°C). When the battery pack is very cold, it may
"pulse" for the first minute of use to warm itself. Put the battery pack on a tool
and use the tool in a light application.
After about a minute, the battery pack will
itself and will operate normally.
WHEN TO CHARGE
It is not necessary
to run down the battery-pack
charge before recharging.
battery can be charged at any time and will not develop a "memory"
when charged after only a partial discharge.
Remove the battery
pack from the tool when convenient
for you and your job.
"Top off" the battery-pack
it for a time before starting a big
job or a long period of use.
Due to Lithium-Ion
the only time it is necessary
pack is when the pack has reached the end of its
charqe. To siqnal the end of charge, power to the tool will drop quickly,
feature on tools so equipped
battery power, Charge the battery pack as needed.