2. Battery cartridge
1. Cutting action changing lever
1. Lock-off button
2. Switch trigger
Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the battery cartridge is
removed before adjusting or checking function on the tool.
Installing or removing battery cartridge
Always switch off the tool before insertion or removal of the battery
To remove the battery cartridge, withdraw it from the tool while pressing
the buttons on both sides of the cartridge.
To insert the battery cartridge, align the tongue on the battery cartridge
with the groove in the housing and slip it into place. Always insert it all the
way until it locks in place with a little click. If not, it may accidentally fall
out of the tool, causing injury to you or someone around you.
Do not use force when inserting the battery cartridge. If the cartridge
does not slide in easily, it is not being inserted correctly.
Selecting the cutting action
This tool can be operated with an orbital or a straight line (up and down) cut-
ting action. The orbital cutting action thrusts the blade forward on the cutting
stroke and greatly increases cutting speed.
To change the cutting action, just turn the cutting action changing lever to the
desired cutting action position. Refer to the table to select the appropriate cut-
Straight line cutting action
Small orbit cutting action
Medium orbit cutting action
Large orbit cutting action
Before inserting the battery cartridge into the tool, always check to see
that the switch trigger actuates properly and returns to the "OFF" position
To prevent the switch trigger from being accidentally pulled, a lock-off button is
To start the tool, push in the lock-off button and pull the switch trigger. Release
the switch trigger to stop.
For cutting mild steel, stainless steel and plastics.
For clean cuts in wood and plywood.
For cutting mild steel, aluminum and hard wood.
For cutting wood and plywood.
For fast cutting in aluminum and mild steel.
For fast cutting in wood and plywood.