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Makita 4331DZ Instruction Manual

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Cordless Jig Saw
Max. cuning
Mild Steel
per minute
( ; :
; $ )
14.4 V
2.6 kg
2.9 kg
f f i 3 Ihsl
A.C. only 50 Hz
60 Hz
14.4 V
60 min.
Battery Cartridge 1234 IModel DC1411 High Capacity Battery Charger
Charging time
Charging time
* Manufacturer reserves the right to change specifications without notice.
* Note: Specifications may differ from country to country.
WARNING: For your personal safety. READ and UNDERSTAND before using.



  Summary of Contents for Makita 4331DZ

  • Page 1 Cordless Jig Saw MODEL 4331 DZ MODEL 4333DZ MODEL 4331 DWD MODEL 4333DWD INSTRUCTION MANUAL Battery Length Strokes Overall Max. cuning capacities Model Voltage stroke per minute length weight Wood Mild Steel Aluminum 2.6 kg 4331D 12.0 (5.7 Ibs) "" (2.114") (3/8") 500-2,800...
  • Page 2: General Safety Rules

    GENERAL SAFETY RULES (For All Battery Operated Tools) WARNING! Read and understand all instructions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below, result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Work Area Keep your work area clean and well lit. Cluttered benches and dark areas invite accidents.
  • Page 3 Tool Care Use clamps or other practical way t o secure and support the workpiece t o a stable platform. Holding work by hand or against your body unstable and loss may lead t o of control. not force tool. Use the correct tool for your application. The correct tool will do the job better and safer a t the rate for which it is designed.
  • Page 4 Specific Safety Rules Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces when performing an operation where the cutting tool may contact hidden wiring. Contact with a "live" wire will "live" also make exposed metal parts the tool and shock the operator. Be aware that this tool is always an operating condition because it does not have t o be plugged into an electrical outlet.
  • Page 5 SYMBOLS commonly Listed below are symbols used tools........volts - current ........load speed /min ........revolutions or reciprocation per minute...
  • Page 6 ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES & FOR CHARGER BATTERY CARTRIDGE 1. Do not charge Battery Cartridge when temperature is BELOW 10°C (5OOF) or ABOVE 4OoC (104OF). Do not attempt t o use a step-up transformer, an engine generator or DC power receptacle. Do not allow anything t o cover clog the charger vents.
  • Page 7 Before using battery charger, read all instructions and cautionary markings battery charger, battery, and product using battery. CAUTION To reduce risk of injury, charge only MAKITA Battery Cartridge 7000, 7001, 7002, 7033, 7100, 7120, 9000, 9001, 9002, 9033, 9100, 9101,9102,9120,9122,9133,1200. 1201,1202, 1210, 1211,1222, 1233, I422,1433,9101A, 9102A. 1201A 1202A.
  • Page 8: Functional Description

    FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION Selecting the cutting action This tool can be operated with an orbital or straight line cutting action. To change the cutting action, just turn the lever to the desired cutting action position. Refer to the table below to help determine the appro- priate cutting action.
  • Page 9 24 hours. After charging, unplug the charger from the power source. CAUTION: The high capacity battery charger Model DC1411 is for charging Makita battery cartridge. Never use for other purposes or for other manufacturer's batteries. When you charge a new battery cartridge or a battery cartridge which has not been used for a long period of time, may not accept a full charge.
  • Page 10 Trickle charge (Maintenance charge) If you leave the battery cartridge in the charger to prevent spontaneous discharging after full charge, the charger will switch into its "trickle charge (maintenance charge)" mode and keep the battery cartridge fresh and fully charged. Tips for maintaining maximum battery life 1.
  • Page 11 Anti-splintering device reduce the potential for workpiece sur- face splintering, the anti-splintering device can be used. Fit it into the base from below so that it surrounds the sides of the blade. Plastic base plate (optional accessory) Use the plastic base plate when cutting decorative veneers, plastics, etc.
  • Page 12 To attach the vacuum head on the tool, insert the hooks of the vacuum head into the holes in the base. The vacuum head can be installed on either left or right side of the base. Then connect a Makita vacuum cleaner to the vacuum head. head...
  • Page 13 ASSEMBLY Installing or removing the saw blade CAUTION: Always be sure that the tool is switched off and battery removed before installing or removing the blade. To install the blade, loosen the screw on the blade holder. Loosen screw Hex wrench With the blade teeth facing forward, insert the blade into the blade holder as far as will go.
  • Page 14 Installing the universal shank jig blade CAUTION: Always be sure that the tool is switched off and battew removed before installing removing the blade. If the universal blade clamp is used, you can use blades of other makes which have 6.35 (1/4') universal shank like the one shown in...
  • Page 15: Operation

    OPERATION Cutting operation CAUTION: Check carefully that the blade is adequately secured in position before inserting the bat- tery into the tool Turn the tool on without the blade making any contact. Rest the base flat on the work- piece and gently move the tool forward along the previously marked cutting line.
  • Page 16 Tilt the base until the desired bevel anale F , g e , o f motor housing is obtained. The edge of the motor housing indicates the bevel angle by graduations. Then tighten the bolt to secure the base. Graduations Base Flush cutting Loosen the bolt on the bottom of the tool...
  • Page 17 Plunge cutting: You need not bore a starting hole or make a lead-in cut if you carefully do as follows. Tilt the tool up on the front edge of the base, with the blade point positioned just above the workpiece surface. Apply firm pressure to the tool that the front edge of the base will not move when you switch on the...
  • Page 18 To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs, maintenance or adjustment should be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers, always using Makita replacement parts. Recycling the Battery only way to dispose of a Makita battery to recycle it.
  • Page 19 ACCESSORIES CAUTION: These accessories or attachments are recommended for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk injury to persons. The accessories or attachments should be used only in the proper and intended manner.
  • Page 20 Jig saw blade Blade Type Wood & Dlvwood Plastics Aluminum Mild Steel Feature 6 mm thick 3 mm thick 3 mm thick Also ideal for cutting No. 51 11/16, 1/8") ti 13/64'' 1/4") 13/64" 1B") stainless steel. thick thick For fast cutting. No' 58 15/32"...
  • Page 21 Nav-l9-'98 CORDLESS JIG SAW Model 4331D, 4333D Note: The switch and other part configurations may differ from country to country.
  • Page 22: Printed In Usa

    MAKITA LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY Warranty Policy Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory It is wmanted to free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase.

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