Makita Power Tools Instruction Manual

Cordless Driver Drill
ENGLISH (Original instructions)
10 mm (3/8")
21 mm (13/16")
Wood screw
5.1 mm x 63 mm (7/32" X 2-1/2")
Machine screw
M6 (1/4")
High (2)
0 - 1,300/min.
Low (1)
0 - 350/min.
No load speed (RPM)
Chuck capacity
6.35 mm
Overall length
157 mm (6-3/16")
Net weight
0.89 kg (2.0 lbs)
Rated voltage
D.C. 10.8 V / 12 V max
Standard battery cartridge
• Due to our continuing programme of research and development, the specifications herein are subject to change without notice.
• Specifications and battery cartridge may differ from country to country.
• Weight, with battery cartridge, according to EPTA-Procedure 01/2003
General Power Tool Safety
WARNING Read all safety warnings and all
instructions. Failure to follow the warnings and
instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or
serious injury.
Save all warnings and
instructions for future reference.
The term "power tool" in the warnings refers to your
mains-operated (corded) power tool or battery-operated
(cordless) power tool.
Work area safety
Keep work area clean and well lit. Cluttered or
dark areas invite accidents.
Do not operate power tools in explosive
atmospheres, such as in the presence of
flammable liquids, gases or dust. Power tools
create sparks which may ignite the dust or fumes.
Keep children and bystanders away while
operating a power tool. Distractions can cause
you to lose control.
Electrical Safety
Power tool plugs must match the outlet. Never
modify the plug in any way. Do not use any
adapter plugs with earthed (grounded) power
tools. Unmodified plugs and matching outlets will
reduce risk of electric shock.
Avoid body contact with earthed or grounded
surfaces such as pipes, radiators, ranges and
refrigerators. There is an increased risk of
electric shock if your body is earthed or grounded.
Do not expose power tools to rain or wet
conditions. Water entering a power tool will
increase the risk of electric shock.
Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for
carrying, pulling or unplugging the power tool.
Keep cord away from heat, oil, sharp edges or
moving parts. Damaged or entangled cords
increase the risk of electric shock.
When operating a power tool outdoors, use an
extension cord suitable for outdoor use. Use of
a cord suitable for outdoor use reduces the risk of
electric shock.
If operating a power tool in a damp location is
unavoidable, use a ground fault circuit
interrupter (GFCI) protected supply. Use of an
GFCI reduces the risk of electric shock.
Personal Safety
10. Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use
common sense when operating a power tool.
Do not use a power tool while you are tired or
under the influence of drugs, alcohol or
medication. A moment of inattention while
operating power tools may result in serious
personal injury.
11. Use personal protective equipment. Always
wear eye protection. Protective equipment such
as dust mask, non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or
hearing protection used for appropriate conditions
will reduce personal injuries.
12. Prevent unintentional starting. Ensure the
switch is in the off-position before connecting
to power source and/or battery pack, picking
up or carrying the tool. Carrying power tools with
your finger on the switch or energising power tools
that have the switch on invites accidents.
Remove any adjusting key or wrench before
turning the power tool on. A wrench or a key left
attached to a rotating part of the power tool may
result in personal injury.
14. Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and
balance at all times. This enables better control
of the power tool in unexpected situations.
15. Dress properly. Do not wear loose clothing or
jewellery. Keep your hair, clothing, and gloves
away from moving parts. Loose clothes,
jewellery or long hair can be caught in moving
16. If devices are provided for the connection of
dust extraction and collection facilities,
ensure these are connected and properly used.
Use of dust collection can reduce dust-related
Power tool use and care
17. Do not force the power tool. Use the correct
power tool for your application. The correct
power tool will do the job better and safer at the
rate for which it was designed.
18. Do not use the power tool if the switch does
not turn it on and off. Any power tool that cannot
be controlled with the switch is dangerous and
must be repaired.
19. Disconnect the plug from the power source
and/or the battery pack from the power tool
before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing power tools. Such
preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the power tool accidentally.
20. Store idle power tools out of the reach of
children and do not allow persons unfamiliar
with the power tool or these instructions to
operate the power tool. Power tools are
dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
21. Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment
or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts
and any other condition that may affect the
power tool’s operation. If damaged, have the
power tool repaired before use. Many accidents
are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
22. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly
maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges
are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
23. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits
etc. in accordance with these instructions,
taking into account the working conditions
and the work to be performed. Use of the power
tool for operations different from those intended
could result in a hazardous situation.
Battery tool use and care
24. Recharge only with the charger specified by
the manufacturer. A charger that is suitable for
one type of battery pack may create a risk of fire
when used with another battery pack.
25. Use power tools only with specifically
designated battery packs. Use of any other
battery packs may create a risk of injury and fire.
26. When battery pack is not in use, keep it away
from other metal objects, like paper clips,
coins, keys, nails, screws or other small metal
objects, that can make a connection from one
terminal to another. Shorting the battery
terminals together may cause burns or a fire.
27. Under abusive conditions, liquid may be
ejected from the battery; avoid contact. If
contact accidentally occurs, flush with water.
If liquid contacts eyes, additionally seek
medical help. Liquid ejected from the battery may
cause irritation or burns.
28. Have your power tool serviced by a qualified
repair person using only identical replacement
parts. This will ensure that the safety of the power
tool is maintained.
29. Follow instruction for lubricating and
changing accessories.
30. Keep handles dry, clean and free from oil and
Use auxiliary handles supplied with the tool.
Loss of control can cause personal injury. (if
Hold power tools by insulated gripping
surfaces when performing an operation where
the cutting tool may contact hidden wiring or
its own cord. Contact with a "live" wire will make
exposed metal parts of the tool "live" and shock
the operator.
Hold power tool by insulated gripping
surfaces, when performing an operation
where the fastener may contact hidden wiring
or its own cord. Fasteners contacting a "live" wire
may make exposed metal parts of the power tool
"live" and could give the operator an electric
Always be sure you have a firm footing.
Be sure no one is below when using the tool in
high locations.
Hold the tool firmly.
Keep hands away from rotating parts.
Do not leave the tool running. Operate the tool
only when hand-held.
Do not touch the drill bit or the workpiece
immediately after operation; they may be
extremely hot and could burn your skin.
Some material contains chemicals which may
be toxic. Take caution to prevent dust
inhalation and skin contact. Follow material
supplier safety data.
Do not expose battery cartridge to water
or rain.
A battery short can cause a large current
flow, overheating, possible burns and
even a breakdown.
Do not store the tool and battery cartridge in
locations where the temperature may reach or
exceed 50 ゚ C (122 ゚ F).
Do not incinerate the battery cartridge even if
it is severely damaged or is completely worn
out. The battery cartridge can explode in a fire.
Be careful not to drop or strike battery.
Do not use a damaged battery.
DO NOT let comfort or familiarity with product
(gained from repeated use) replace strict adherence
to safety rules for the subject product. MISUSE or
failure to follow the safety rules stated in this
instruction manual may cause serious personal
Tips for maintaining maximum battery life
completely discharged.
Always stop tool operation and charge the
battery cartridge when you notice less tool
Never recharge a fully charged battery
Overcharging shortens the battery service life.
Charge the battery cartridge with room
temperature at 10 ゚ C - 40 ゚ C (50 ゚ F - 104 ゚ F).
Let a hot battery cartridge cool down before
charging it.
The followings show the symbols used for tool.
・ volts
direct current
no load speed
revolutions or reciprocation per minute
Before using battery cartridge, read all
instructions and cautionary markings on (1)
battery charger, (2) battery, and (3) product
using battery.
Do not disassemble battery cartridge.
If operating time has become excessively
shorter, stop operating immediately. It may
result in a risk of overheating, possible burns
and even an explosion.
If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them
out with clear water and seek medical
attention right away. It may result in loss of
your eyesight.
Do not short the battery cartridge:
(1) Do not touch the terminals with any
conductive material.
(2) Avoid storing battery cartridge in a
container with other metal objects such as
nails, coins, etc.
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
1. Button
2. Battery cartridge
Always switch off the tool before insertion or
removal of the battery cartridge.
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, hold it so that the
battery cartridge front shape fits to that of the
battery installment opening 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.
Reversing switch action
1. Reversing switch
Switch action
1. Switch trigger
This tool has a reversing switch to change the direction of
rotation. Depress the reversing switch lever from the A
side for clockwise rotation or from the B side for
counterclockwise rotation.
When the reversing switch lever is in the neutral position,
the switch trigger cannot be pulled.
Before inserting the battery cartridge into the tool,
always check to see that the switch trigger actuates
properly and returns to the "OFF" position when
To start the tool, simply pull the switch trigger. Tool speed
is increased by increasing pressure on the switch trigger.
Release the switch trigger to stop.
Electric brake
This tool is equipped with an electric brake. If the tool
consistently fails to quickly stop after switch trigger
release, have tool serviced at a Makita service center.
Always check the direction of rotation before
Use the reversing switch only after the tool comes
to a complete stop. Changing the direction of
rotation before the tool stops may damage the tool.
When not operating the tool, always set the
reversing switch lever to the neutral position.
Speed change
1. Speed change
Turning on the front lamp
1. Lamp
Do not look in the light or see the source of the light
Pull the switch trigger to turn on the light. The lamp keeps
on lighting while the switch trigger is being pulled. The
lamp turns off 10 -15 seconds after releasing the trigger.
To change the speed, first switch off the tool and then
slide the speed change lever to the "2" side for high
speed or "1" side for low speed. Be sure that the speed
change lever is set to the correct position before
operation. Use the right speed for your job.
Use a dry cloth to wipe the dirt off the lens of lamp.
Be careful not to scratch the lens of lamp, or it may
lower the illumination.
Always set the speed change lever fully to the
correct position. If you operate the tool with the
speed change lever positioned halfway between
the "1" side and "2" side, the tool may be damaged.
Do not use the speed change lever while the tool is
running. The tool may be damaged.
Adjusting the fastening torque
1. Adjusting ring
2. Graduation
3. Pointer
The fastening torque can be adjusted in 18 steps by
turning the adjusting ring so that its graduations are
aligned with the pointer on the tool body. The fastening
torque is minimum when the number 1 is aligned with the
pointer, and maximum when the
marking is aligned
with the pointer.
The clutch will slip at various torque levels when set at
the number 1 to 18. The clutch is designed not to slip at
the marking.
Before actual operation, drive a trial screw into your
material or a piece of duplicate material to determine
which torque level is required for a particular application.
Always insert the battery cartridge all the way until it
locks in place. If not, it may accidentally fall out of
the tool, causing injury to you or someone around
Hold the tool firmly with one hand on the grip and the
other hand on the bottom of the battery cartridge to
control the twisting action.
Screwdriving operation
Adjust the adjusting ring to the proper torque level
for your work.
Place the point of the driver bit in the screw head and
apply pressure to the tool. Start the tool slowly and then
increase the speed gradually. Release the switch trigger
as soon as the clutch cuts in.
Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the
battery cartridge is removed before carrying out
any work on the tool.
Installing or removing driver bit or socket bit
To install the bit, pull the sleeve in the direction of the
arrow and insert the bit into the sleeve as far as it will go.
Then release the sleeve to secure the bit.
1. Bit
2. Sleeve
Make sure that the driver bit is inserted straight in
the screw head, or the screw and/or bit may be
When driving wood screws, predrill pilot holes to
make driving easier and to prevent splitting of the
workpiece. See the chart.
Nominal diameter of wood screw
Recommended size of pilot hole
3.1 (1/8”)
2.0 - 2.2 (5/64” - 3/32”)
3.5 (9/64”)
2.2 - 2.5 (3/32” - 3/32”)
3.8 (5/32”)
2.5 - 2.8 (3/32” - 7/64”)
To remove the bit, pull the sleeve in the direction of the
arrow and pull the bit out firmly.
4.5 (11/64”)
2.9 - 3.2 (7/64” - 1/8”)
4.8 (3/16”)
3.1 - 3.4 (1/8” - 9/64”)
If the bit is not inserted deep enough into the sleeve,
the sleeve will not return to its original position and
the bit will not be secured. In this case, try
re-inserting the bit according to the instructions
5.1 (13/64”)
3.3 - 3.6 (1/8” - 9/64”)
5.5 (7/32”)
5.8 (7/32”)
3.7 - 3.9 (9/64” - 5/32”)
4.0 - 4.2 (5/32” - 11/64”)
6.1 (15/64”)
4.2 - 4.4 (11/64” - 11/64”)
Drilling operation
First, turn the adjusting ring so that the pointer points to
marking. Then proceed as follows.
Drilling in wood
When drilling in wood, the best results are obtained with
wood drills equipped with a guide screw. The guide
screw makes drilling easier by pulling the bit into the
Drilling in metal
To prevent the bit from slipping when starting a hole,
make an indentation with a center-punch and hammer at
the point to be drilled. Place the point of the bit in the
indentation and start drilling.
Use a cutting lubricant when drilling metals. The
exceptions are iron and brass which should be drilled dry.
Pressing excessively on the tool will not speed up
the drilling. In fact, this excessive pressure will only
serve to damage the tip of your bit, decrease the
tool performance and shorten the service life of the
There is a tremendous force exerted on the tool/bit
at the time of hole break through. Hold the tool
firmly and exert care when the bit begins to break
through the workpiece.
A stuck bit can be removed simply by setting the
reversing switch to reverse rotation in order to back
out. However, the tool may back out abruptly if you
do not hold it firmly.
Always secure small workpieces in a vise or similar
hold-down device.
If the tool is operated continuously until the battery
cartridge has discharged, allow the tool to rest for
15 minutes before proceeding with a fresh battery.
Using the tool as a hand screwdriver
Using holster
Do not use for tools such as a drill with a bit
installed on them.
Turn off a tool and wait until it comes to a complete
stop before placing in the holster.
Be sure to close the holster securely so that it holds
the tool firmly.
Thread a waist belt or similar through holster holder.
Put the tool in the holster and lock it with the holster
Two bits can be retained at the front of holster.
Switch off the tool.
Move the lock button to the locked position A.
Turn the tool.
This use is convenient for checking the
Do not use the tool for work requiring excessive
force, such as tightening bolt or removing rusted
Always be sure that the tool is switched off and the
battery cartridge is removed before attempting to
perform inspection or maintenance.
Never use gasoline, benzine, thinner, alcohol or the
like. Discoloration, deformation or cracks may
To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs,
any other maintenance or adjustment should be
performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service
Centers, always using Makita replacement parts.
recommended for use with your Makita tool
specified in this manual. The use of any other
accessories or attachments might present a risk of
injury to persons. Only use accessory or
attachment for its stated purpose.
If you need any assistance for more details regarding
these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center.
Drill bits
Screw bits
Socket bits
Bit piece
Various type of Makita genuine batteries and
Plastic carrying case