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DeWalt DC720-XE Instruction Manual

DeWalt DC720-XE Instruction Manual

Cordless compact 1/2" (13 mm) drill/driver cordless compact 1/2" (13 mm) drill/driver/hammerdrill


DC720-XE, DC730-XE, DC743-XE
DC725-XE, DCD775-XE, DC727-XE, DC737-XE


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  • Page 3: Definitions: Safety Guidelines

    1) WORK AREA SAFETY Definitions: Safety Guidelines a) Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents. b) Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres, such as in the The definitions below describe the level of severity for each signal presence of flammable liquids, gases or dust.
  • Page 4: Electrical Safety

    c) Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the switch is in the off position f) Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained cutting tools with before connecting to power source and/or battery pack, picking up or sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control. carrying the tool.
  • Page 5: Extension Cords

    • Replacement of the supply cord. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be • Hammer bits and tools get hot during operation. Wear gloves when touching replaced by the manufacturer or an authorised D WALT Service Centre in order them.
  • Page 6: Important Safety Instructions For All Battery Packs

    • The label on your tool may include the following symbols. The symbols and their DANGER: Electrocution hazard. Never attempt to open the battery pack for any definitions are as follows: reason. If battery pack case is cracked or damaged, do not insert into charger. Do not V ....
  • Page 7: Important Safety Instructions For All Battery Chargers

    SPECIFIC SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR LITHIUM ION (LI-ION) • Before using charger, read all instructions and cautionary markings on charger, battery pack, and product using battery pack. • Do not incinerate the battery pack even if it is severely damaged or is completely worn out.
  • Page 8: Charging Procedure

    • An extension cord must have adequate wire size (AWG or American Wire 1. The red light will blink continuously indicating that the 1-hour charge cycle has Gauge) for safety. The smaller the gauge number of the wire, the greater the started.
  • Page 9: Charge Indicators

    Charge Indicators the battery pack in an air temperature below +4.5°C (+40°F), or above +40.5°C (+105°F). This is important and will prevent serious damage to the battery pack. Some chargers are designed to detect certain problems that can arise with battery packs. 2.
  • Page 10: Components (Fig. 1)

    OPERATION 2. Long storage will not harm the battery pack or charger. Under proper conditions, they can be stored for 5 years or more. WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious personal injury, turn tool off and SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE USE disconnect tool from power source before making any adjustments or removing/ installing attachments or accessories.
  • Page 11 To remove the battery pack from the tool, press the release buttons (G) and firmly To select the high speed, low torque setting, turn the tool off and permit to stop. Slide pull the battery pack out of the tool handle. Insert it into the charger as described in the the gear selector back (away from chuck).
  • Page 12 Hammerdrill Operation (Fig. 5) FIG. 4 WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury, ALWAYS ensure 1. Turn the collar (C) to the FIG. 5 workpiece is anchored or clamped firmly. hammerdrill symbol. If drilling thin material, use a wood 2.
  • Page 13: Maintenance

    Screwdriver Operation (Fig. 6) CHARGER CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: Shock hazard. Disconnect the charger from the AC outlet before 1. Select the desired speed/torque range FIG. 6 cleaning. Dirt and grease may be removed from the exterior of the charger using a using the dual range gear selector to cloth or soft non-metallic brush.
  • Page 14 • Damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. • Damage due to misuse, neglect, wear and tear, alteration or modification. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights under the provisions of the Consumer Guarantee Act 1993 (New Zealand only), Trade Practices Act 1974 and State Legislation (Australia only).
  • Page 16 WALT Industrial Tool Co., 20 Fletcher Road, Mooroolbark, VIC 3138 Australia • 5 Te Apunga Place, Mt Wellington, New Zealand (OCT09) Part No. N046211 DC720-XE, etc. Copyright © 2008, 2009 D WALT The following are trademarks for one or more D WALT power tools: the yellow and black color scheme;...

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