metabo DS18DDX 18V Sub-Compact Cordless Drill
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS AND INSTRUCTION MANUAL
IMPROPER OR UNSAFE
use of this power tool can result in death or serious bodily injury!This manual contains important information about product safety. Please read and understand this manual BEFORE operating the power tool. Please keep this manual available for other users and owners before they use the power tool. This manual should be stored in safe place.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Read and understand all of the safety precautions, warnings and operating instructions in the Instruction Manual before operating or maintaining this power tool. Most accidents that result from power tool operation and maintenance are caused by the failure to observe basic safety rules or precautions. An accident can often be avoided by recognizing a potentially hazardous situation before it occurs, and by observing appropriate safety procedures. Basic safety precautions are outlined in the “SAFETY” section of this Instruction Manual and in the sections which contain the operation and maintenance instructions. Hazards that must be avoided to prevent bodily injury or machine damage are identiﬁ ed by WARNINGS on the power tool and in this Instruction Manual.
use this power tool in a manner that has not been speciﬁ cally recommended by metabo HPT.
MEANINGS OF SIGNAL WORDS
indicates a potentially hazardous situations which, if ignored, could result in death or serious injury.
indicates a potentially hazardous situations which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury, or may cause machine damage.
emphasizes essential information.
Read all safety warnings and all instructions.Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, ﬁ re 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 ﬂ ammable 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.
- modiﬁ ed 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 residual current device (RCD) protected supply.
- Use of an RCD reduces the risk of electric shock.
- Personal safety
- 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 inﬂ uence of drugs, alcohol or medication.
- A moment of inattention while operating power tools may result in serious personal injury.
- 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.
- 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 ﬁ nger 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.
- Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at all times.
- This enables better control of the power tool in unexpected situations.
- 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 parts.
- 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 hazards.
Power tool use and care
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts, breakage of parts and any other condition that may aﬀ ect the power tool’s operation.
- If damaged, have the power tool repaired before use.
- Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained power tools.
- Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. Properly maintained cutting tools with sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control.
- 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
- Recharge only with the charger speciﬁ ed by the manufacturer.
- A charger that is suitable for one type of battery pack may create a risk of ﬁ re when used with another battery pack.
- Use power tools only with speciﬁ cally designated battery packs.
- Use of any other battery packs may create a risk of injury and ﬁ re.
- 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 ﬁ re.
- Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected from the battery; avoid contact. If contact accidentally occurs, ﬂ ush with water. If liquid contacts eyes, additionally seek
- medical help.
- Liquid ejected from the battery may cause irritation or burns.
- Have your power tool serviced by a qualiﬁ ed repair person using only identical replacement parts.
- This will ensure that the safety of the power tool is maintained.
To reduce the risk of injury, user must read instruction manual.
SPECIFIC SAFETY RULES AND SYMBOLS
- Use auxiliary handle(s), if supplied with the tool. Loss of control can cause personal injury.
- Hold power tool by insulated gripping surfaces, when performing an operation where the cutting accessory may contact hidden wiring.
- Cutting accessory contacting a “live” wire may make exposed metal parts of the power tool “live” and could give the operator an electric shock.
- Hold power tool by insulated gripping surfaces, when performing an operation where the fastener may contact hidden wiring.
- Fasteners contacting a “live” wire may make exposed metal parts of the power tool “live” and could give the operator an electric shock.
- Always wear ear protectors when using the tool for extended periods.
- Prolonged exposure to high intensity noise can cause hearing loss.
- 5. Never place hands or other body parts near the drill bit or chuck during operation. Hold the drill by its handle only.
- 6. Because the cordless driver drill operates by battery power, be aware of the fact that it can begin to operate at any time.
- 7. When working at elevated locations, clear the area of all other people and be aware of conditions below you.
Never touch moving parts
- Never place your hands, ﬁ ngers or other body parts near the tool’s moving parts.
- Never operate without all guards in place. Never operate this tool without all guards or safety features in place and in proper working order.
- If maintenance or servicing requires the removal of a guard or safety feature, be sure to replace the guard or safety feature before resuming operation of the tool.
Use right tool
- Don’t force small tool or attachment to do the job of a heavy-duty tool.
- Don’t use tool for purpose not intended —for example— don’t use circular saw for cutting tree limbs or logs.
- Never use a power tool for applications other than those speciﬁ ed.
- Never use a power tool for applications other than those speciﬁ ed in the instruction manual.
Handle tool correctly.
- Operate the tool according to the instructions provided herein. Do not drop or throw the tool.
- Never allow the tool to be operated by children, individuals unfamiliar with its operation or unauthorized personnel.
- Keep all screws, bolts and covers tightly in place. Keep all screws, bolts, and plates tightly mounted. Check their condition periodically.
- Do not use power tools if the plastic housing or handle is cracked.
- Cracks in the tool’s housing or handle can lead to electric shock. Such tools should not be used until repaired.
- Blades and accessories must be securely mounted to the tool.
- Prevent potential injuries to yourself or others. Blades, cutting implements and accessories which have been mounted to the tool should be secure and tight.
- Never use a tool which is defective or operating abnormally.
- If the tool appears to be operating unusually, making strange noises, or otherwise appears defective, stop using it immediately and arrange for repairs by a metabo HPT authorized service center.
- Carefully handle power tools.
- Should a power tool be dropped or struck against hard materials inadvertently, it may be deformed, cracked, or damaged.
- Do not wipe plastic parts with solvent.
- Solvents such as gasoline, thinner benzine, carbon tetrachloride, and alcohol may damage and crack plastic parts. Do not wipe them with such solvents.
- Wipe plastic parts with a soft cloth lightly dampened with soapy water and dry thoroughly.
- Always wear eye protection that meets the requirement of the latest revision of ANSI Standard Z87.1.20. Do not use the product if the tool or the battery terminals (battery mount) are deformed.
- Installing the battery could cause a short circuit that could result in smoke emission or ignition.
- Keep the tool’s terminals (battery mount) free of swarf and dust.
- Prior to use, make sure that swarf and dust have not collected in the area of the terminals.
- During use, try to avoid swarf or dust on the tool from falling on the battery.
- When suspending operation or after use, do not leave the tool in an area where it may be exposed to falling swarf or dust.
- Doing so could cause a short circuit that could result in smoke emission or ignition.
Deﬁ nitions for symbols used on this tool
- V ………… volts
- —— ……… direct current
- no ………. no load speed
- — /min … revolutions or reciprocation per minute
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR BATTERY CHARGER
- Death or serious bodily injury could result from improper or unsafe use of battery chargers. To avoid these risks, follow these basic safety instructions:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
- 1. This manual contains important safety and operating instructions for battery charger Model UC18YKSL.
- Before using battery charger, read all instructions and cautionary markings on (1) battery charger, (2) battery, and (3) product using battery.
- To reduce risk of injury, charge metabo HPT rechargeable batteries. Other type of batteries may burst causing personal injury and damage.
- Use of an attachment not recommended or sold by the battery charger manufacturer may result in a risk of ﬁ re, electric shock, or injury to persons.
- To reduce risk of damage to electric plug and cord, pull by plug when disconnecting battery charger.
- Make sure cord is located so that it will not be stepped on, tripped over, or otherwise subjected to damage or stress.
- An extension cord should not be used unless absolutely necessary.
- Use of improper extension cord could result in a risk of ﬁ re and electric shock. If extension cord must be used make sure.
- That blades of extension cord are the same number, size, and shape as those of plug on battery charger:
- That extension cord is properly wired and in good electrical condition; and
- That wire size is large enough for AC ampere rating of battery charger as speciﬁ ed in Table 1.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM AWG SIZE FOR EXTENSION CORDS FOR BATTERY CHARGERS
AC Input Rating Amperes
Equal to or greater than
- 0 4 3
but less than
- 2 3 4
AWG Size of Cord
Length of Cord, Feet (Meter)
- 18 18 18
- 18 18 18
- 18 18 18
- 16 14 14
If the input rating of a battery charger is given in watts rather than in amperes, the corresponding ampere rating is to be determined by dividing the wattage rating by the voltage rating–for example:
- 1,250 watts
- 125 volts = 10 amperes
- Do not operate battery charger with damaged cord or plug-replace them immediately.
- Do not operate battery charger if it has received a sharp blow, been dropped, or otherwise damaged in any way; take it to a qualiﬁ ed serviceman.
- Do not disassemble battery charger; take it to a qualiﬁ ed serviceman when service or repair is required. Incorrect reassembly may result in a risk of electric shock or ﬁ re.
- To reduce risk of electric shock, unplug charger from receptacle before attempting any maintenance or cleaning. Removing the battery will not reduce this risk.
- You must charge the battery before you can use the power tool. Before using the model UC18YKSL battery charger, be sure to read all instructions and cautionary statements on it, the battery and in this manual.
- USE ONLY metabo HPT BATTERIES. OTHER TYPES OF BATTERIES MAY BURST AND CAUSE INJURY!
- Follow these instructions to avoid the risk of injury.
- Improper use of the battery or battery charger can lead to serious injury. To avoid these injuries.
NEVER disassemble the battery.
a. NEVER incinerate the battery, even if it is damaged or is completely worn out. The battery can explode in a ﬁ re.
b. NEVER short-circuit the battery.
c. NEVER insert any objects into the battery charger’s air vents. Electric shock or damage to the battery charger may result.
d. NEVER charge outdoors. Keep the battery away from direct sunlight and use only where there is low humidity and good ventilation.
e. NEVER charge when the temperature is below 32°F (0°C) or above 104°F (40°C).
f. NEVER connect two battery chargers together.
g. NEVER insert foreign objects into the hole for the battery or the battery charger.
h. NEVER use a booster transformer when charging.
i. NEVER use an engine generator or DC power to charge.
j. NEVER store the battery or battery charger in places where the temperature may reach or exceed 104°F (40°C) such as inside metal box or car.
k. NEVER expose the battery or battery charger to rain or wet conditions.
l. ALWAYS operate charger on standard household electrical power (120 volts). Using the charger on any other voltage may overheat and damage the charger.
m. ALWAYS wait at least 15 minutes between charges to avoid overheating the charger.
n. ALWAYS disconnect the power cord from its receptacle when the charger is not in use.
1. Make sure that swarf and dust do not collect on the battery.
○ During work make sure that swarf and dust do not fall on the battery.
○ Make sure that any swarf and dust falling on the power tool during work do not collect on the battery.
○ Do not store an unused battery in a location exposed to swarf and dust.
○ Before storing a battery, remove any swarf and dust that may adhere to it and do not store it together with metal parts (screws, nails, etc.).
2. Do not pierce battery with a sharp object such as a nail, strike with a hammer, step on, throw or subject the battery to severe physical shock.
3. Do not use an apparently damaged or deformed battery.
4. Do not use the battery in reverse polarity.
5. Do not connect directly to an electrical outlets or car cigarette lighter sockets.
6. Do not use the battery for a purpose other than those speciﬁ ed.
7. If the battery charging fails to complete even when a speciﬁ ed recharging time has elapsed, immediately stop further recharging.
8. Do not put or subject the battery to high temperatures or high pressure such as into a microwave oven, dryer, or high pressure container.
9. Keep away from ﬁ re immediately when leakage or foul odor are detected.
Do not use in a location where strong static electricity generates.
If there is battery leakage, foul odor, heat generated, discolored or deformed, or in any way appears abnormal during use, recharging or storage, immediately remove it from the equipment or battery charger, and stop use.
12. Do not immerse the battery or allow any ﬂuids to ﬂow inside. Conductive liquid ingress, such as water, can cause damage resulting in ﬁ re or explosion. Store your battery in a cool, dry place, away from combustible and ﬂ ammable items. Corrosive gas atmospheres must be avoided.
1. If liquid leaking from the battery gets into your eyes, do not rub your eyes and wash them well with fresh clean water such as tap water and contact a doctor immediately.
If left untreated, the liquid may cause eye-problems.
2. If liquid leaks onto your skin or clothes, wash well with clean water such as tap water immediately.
There is a possibility that this can cause skin irritation.
3. If you ﬁ nd rust, foul odor, overheating, discolor, deformation, and/or other irregularities when using the battery for the ﬁ rst time, do not use and return it to your supplier or vendor.
If an electrically conductive foreign object enters the terminals of the lithium ion battery, a short-circuit may occur resulting in the risk of ﬁ re. Please observe the following matters when storing the battery.
○ Do not place electrically conductive cuttings, nails, steel wire, copper wire or other wire in the storage case.
○ Either install the battery in the power tool or store by securely pressing into the battery cover until the ventilation holes are concealed to prevent short-circuits (See Fig. 3).
REGARDING LITHIUM-ION BATTERY TRANSPORTATION
When transporting a lithium-ion battery, please observe the following precautions.
Notify the transporting company that a package contains a lithium-ion battery, inform the company of its power output and follow the instructions of the transportation company when arranging transport.
● Lithium-ion batteries that exceed a power output of 100 Wh are considered to be in the freight classiﬁ cation of Dangerous Goods and will require special application procedures.
● For transportation abroad, you must comply with international law and the rules and regulations of the destination country.
The information contained in this Instruction Manual is designed to assist you in the safe operation and maintenance
of the power tool.
NEVER operate, or attempt any maintenance on the tool unless you have ﬁ rst read and understood all safety instructions contained in this manual.
Some illustrations in this Instruction Manual may show details or attachments that diﬀ er from those on your own power tool.
NAME OF PARTS
1. Cordless Driver Drill (DS18DDX)
|No-load speed||Low||0–440 /min|
|Wood (Thickness 1 – 1/2 in. (38 mm))||1–7/16 in. (36 mm) (Soft Wood)|
|Metal (Thickness 1/16 in. (1.6 mm))||1/2 in. (13 mm) (Mild Steel)|
|Screw Driver||Wood screw||#14 × 3 in.
(6 mm × 75 mm)
|Small screw||1/4 in. (6 mm)|
|Drill chuck capacity||Maximum gripping diameter 1/2 in. (13 mm)|
|Voltage||DC 18 V|
|Weight||2.7 lbs. (1.2 kg)|
|Input power source||Single phase: AC 120 V 60 Hz|
(At a temperature of 68°F (20°C))
|BSL1815 : Approx. 40 min|
|Charging voltage||DC 14.4–18 V|
|Charging current||DC 2.0 A|
|Weight||0.8 lbs. (0.35 kg)|
- The charging time may vary according to temperature and power source voltage.
ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
- Use as a drill Drilling of soft steel, wood, plastic and aluminum materials.
- Use as a screwdriver Tightening and loosening of machine screws, wood screws and tapping screws.
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION METHOD OF BATTERY
- How to install the battery.
- Align the battery with the groove in tool handle 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.
- How to remove the battery.
- Withdraw battery from the tool handle while pressing the latch of the battery.
- Insert the plug of battery charger into the receptacle. When the plug of battery charger has been inserted into the receptacle, pilot lamp will blink in red. (At1- second intervals)
- Do not use the electrical cord if damaged. Have it repaired immediately.
- 2. Insert the battery to the battery charger.
- Insert the battery into the battery charger as shown in.
- Make sure it contacts the bottom of the battery charger.
- Before plugging into the receptacle, make sure the following points.
- The power source voltage is stated on the nameplate.
- The cord is not damaged.
- Do not charge at voltage higher than indicated on the nameplate.
- If charged at voltage higher than indicated on the nameplate, the charger will burn out.
- When the battery is connected to the battery charger, charging will commence and the pilot lamp will light in red. (See Table 2)
- If the pilot lamp does not light or blink in red, pull out the plug from the receptacle and check if the battery is properly mounted.
- When the battery is fully charged, the pilot lamp will blink in red slowly. (At 1-second intervals)
- Pilot lamp indication
- The indications of the pilot lamp will be as shown in Table 2, according to the condition of the charger or the rechargeable battery.
|Indications of the pilot lamp|
Pilot lamp (red)
|Lights for 0.5 seconds. Does not light for
0.5 seconds. (oﬀ for 0.5 seconds)
|While charging||Lights||Lights continuously|
|Charging complete||Blinks||Lights for 0.5 seconds. Does not light for
0.5 seconds. (oﬀ for 0.5 seconds)
|Lights for 1 second. Does not light for
0.5 seconds. (oﬀ for 0.5 seconds)
Unable to charge. (Charging will commence when battery cools)
|Charging impossible||Flickers||Lights for 0.1 seconds. Does not light for
0.1 seconds. (oﬀ for 0.1 seconds)
|Malfunction in the battery or the charger|
- Regarding the temperature of the rechargeable battery.
- The temperatures for rechargeable batteries are as shown in the Table 3, and batteries that have become hot should be cooled for a while before being recharged.
Recharging ranges of batteries
|Rechargeable batteries||Temperatures at which the battery can be recharged|
Regarding recharging time
|BSL1815||Approx. 40 min|
- The charging time may vary according to temperature and power source voltage.
- Disconnect battery charger from the receptacle.
- Do not pull the plug out of the receptacle by pulling on the cord.
- Make sure to grasp the plug when removing from receptacle to avoid damaging cord.
- 5. Remove the battery from the battery charger.
- Supporting the battery charger with hand, pull out the battery from the battery charger.
- Regarding electric discharge in case of new batteries, etc.
- As the internal chemical substance of new batteries and batteries that have not been used for an extended period is not activated, the electric discharge might be low when using them the ﬁrst and second time.
- This is a temporary phenomenon, and normal time required for recharging will be restored by recharging the batteries 2–3 times.
How to make the batteries perform longer
- Recharge the batteries before they become completely exhausted.
- When you feel that the power of the tool becomes weaker, stop using the tool and recharge its battery.
- If you continue to use the tool and exhaust the electric current, the battery may be damaged and its life will become shorter.
- Avoid recharging at high temperatures.
- A rechargeable battery will be hot immediately after use.
- If such a battery is recharged immediately after use, its internal chemical substance will deteriorate, and the battery life will be shortened.
- Leave the battery and recharge it after it has cooled for a while.
- When the battery charger has been continuosly used, the battery charger will be heated, thus constituting the cause of the failures.
- Once the charging has been completed, give 15
- minutes rest until the next charging.
- If the battery is charged while it is heated because it has been left for a long time in a location subject to direct sunlight or because the battery has just been used, the pilot lamp of the charger lights for 1 second, does not light for 0.5 seconds (oﬀ for 0.5 seconds).
- The battery will not be recharged. In such a case, let the battery cool before charging.
- When the pilot lamp ﬂ ickers (at 0.2-second intervals), check for and take out any foreign objects in the charger’s battery connector.
- If there are no foreign objects, it is probable that the battery or charger is malfunctioning. Take it to your authorized Service Center.
- Check the work area to make sure that it is clear of debris and clutter.
- Clear the area of unnecessary personnel. Ensure that lighting and ventilation is adequate.
- Mounting and dismounting of the bit.
- Mounting the bit.
- Loosen the sleeve by turning it toward the left (in the counterclockwise direction as viewed from the front) to open the clip on the keyless chuck.
- After inserting a driver bit, etc., into the keyless drill chuck, and tighten the sleeve by turning it toward the right (in the clockwise direction as viewed from the front).
- If the sleeve becomes loose during operation, tighten it further.
- The tightening force becomes stronger when the sleeve is tightened.
- Dismounting the bit
- Loosen the sleeve by turning it toward the left (in the counterclockwise direction as viewed from the front), and then take out the bit etc. (See Fig. 7)
- Loosening stuck or hard to move sleeves.
- Grasp the bit installed in the keyless chuck, in a vise or similar tool.
- Set the clutch dial position to “1–11” and turn on the switch. The motor then starts.
- Finally, rotate the sleeve to the left, and it will loosen.
- Conﬁrm that the battery is mounted correctly.
- Check the rotational direction.
- The bit rotates clockwise (viewed from the rear side) by pushing the R-side of the selector button.
- The L-side of the selector button is pushed to turn the bit counterclockwise (See Fig. 8). (The and marks are provided on the body.)
- The selector button can not be switched while the power tool is turning.
- To switch the selector button, stop the power tool, then set the selector button.
- Change rotation speed.
- Operate the shift knob to change the rotational speed. Move the shift knob in the direction of the arrow (See Figs. 9 and 10).
- When the shift knob is set to “LOW”, the drill rotates at a low speed. When set to “HIGH”, the drill rotates at a high speed.
- When changing the rotational speed with the shift knob, conﬁ rm that the switch is oﬀ . Changing the speed while the motor is rotating will damage the gears.
- When a large force is required for operation (operations indicated in the following chart) set the shift knob to “LOW”.
- If “HIGH” is set and the unit is used, it may cause the motor to burn out or malfunction prematurely.
- The scope and suggestions for uses
- The usable scope for various types of work based on the mechanical structure of this unit is shown in Table 5.
Use for drilling purpose.
|Small screw||1–20||Use the bit and socket matching the screw diameter.|
|Wood screw||1–||Use after drilling a pilot hole.|
- Conﬁ rm the clutch dial position.
- The tightening torque of this unit can be adjusted according to the clutch dial position, at which the clutch dial is set.
- When using this unit as a screwdriver, line up the one of the numbers “1, 5, 10 … 20” on the clutch dial, or the dot, with the triangle mark on the outer body.
- When using this unit as a drill, line up the clutch dial drill mark “ ” with the triangle mark on the outer body.
- The clutch dial cannot be set between the numbers “1, 5, 10 … 20” or the dot.
- Do not use with the clutch dial set at the line between the number “20” and the drill mark “ ”. Doing so may cause damage. mark Triangle mark
- Tightening torque adjustment.
- Tightening torque
- Tightening torque should correspond in its intensity to the screw diameter. When too strong power is used, the screw head may be broken or be injured.
- Be sure to adjust the clutch dial position according to the screw diameter.
- Tightening torque indication (See Fig. 11)
- The tightening torque diﬀ ers depending on the type of screw and the material being tightened.
- The unit indicates the tightening torque with the numbers “1, 5, 10 … 20” on the clutch dial, and a dot. The tightening torque at position “1” is the weakest and the torque is strongest at the highest number.
- Adjusting the tightening torque (See Fig. 11)
- Rotate the clutch dial and line up the numbers “1, 5, 10 … 20” on the clutch dial, or the dot, with the triangle mark on the outer body. Adjust the clutch dial in the weak or the strong torque direction according to the torque you need.
- When the switch trigger is depressed, the tool rotates. When the trigger is released, the tool stops.
- When releasing the trigger of the switch, the brake will be applied for immediate stopping.
- The rotational speed of the drill can be controlled by varying the amount that the switch trigger is pulled. Speed is low when the switch trigger is pulled slightly and increases as the switch trigger is pulled more.
- The motor rotation may be locked to cease while the unit is used as drill. While operating the driver drill, take care not to lock the motor.
- If the motor is locked, immediately turn the power oﬀ . If the motor is locked for a while, the motor or battery may be burnt.
- Do not tighten too strongly as the screw heads will be damaged.
How to select rotational speed
- The selection examples shown in Table 7 should be considered as general standard.
- As diﬀ erent types of tightening screws and diﬀ erent materials to be tightened are used in actual works proper adjustments are naturally necessary.
- When using the driver drill with a machine screw at HIGH (high speed), a screw may damage or a bit may loose due to the tightning torque is too strong.
- Use the driver drill at LOW (low speed) when using a machine screw.
- The use of the battery in a cold condition (below 0 degree Centigrade) can sometimes result in the weakened tightening torque and reduced amount of work. This, however, is a temporary phenomenon, and returns to normal when the battery warms up.
|Work||Cap Position||Rotating speed selection (Position of the shift knob)|
|LOW (Low speed)||HIGH (High speed)|
|Wood||For 1–7/16 in. (36 mm) or smaller diameters.||For 11/16 in. (18 mm) or smaller diameters.|
|Metal||———||For drilling with a metal working drill bit.|
For 1/4 in. (6 mm) or smaller nominal diameter screws.
|For 1/4 in. (6 mm) or smaller nominal diameter screws.|
|Wood screw||1–||For 5/32 in. (4.1 mm) or smaller nominal diameter screws.|
How to use the LED light
While the switch is pulled, the LED light will automatically light up the tip portion of the tool.The LED light will automatically turn oﬀ 10 seconds after the switch is released.The LED light also functions as a warning signal that lights up during use.For details, see “12. LED light warning signals”.
- Do not expose directly your eye to the LED light by looking into the LED light.
- If your eye is continuously exposed to the LED light, your eye will be hurt.
- Using the hook (sold separately)
- The hook is used to hang up the power tool to your waist belt while working.
- When using the hook, hang up the power tool ﬁ rmly not to drop accidentally.
- If the power tool is dropped, it may lead to an accident.
- When carrying the power tool with hooked to your waist belt, do not ﬁ t any bit to the tip of power tool.
- If the sharp bit such as drill is ﬁ tted to the power tool when carrying it with hooked to your waist belt, you will be injured.
- Install securely the hook. Unless the hook is securely installed, it may cause an injury while using.
- Placing the hook and tightening the screws.
- Install securely the hook in the groove of power tool and tighten the screws to ﬁ x the hook ﬁ rmly.
Removing the hook.
Remove the screws ﬁ xing the hook with Philips screw driver. (Fig. 15)
LED light warning signals
This product features functions that are designed to protect the tool itself as well as the battery. While the switch is pulled, if any of the safeguard functions activate during operation, the LED light will blink as described in Table 8. When any of the safeguard functions are triggered, immediately remove your ﬁ nger from the switch and follow the instructions described under corrective action.
|Safeguard Function||LED Light Display||Corrective Action|
|Overburden Protection||On 0.1 second/oﬀ 0.5 second||If the operating with the shift knob set on HIGH, adjust to LOW and continue operation. Remove the cause of the overburdening.|
|Temperature Protection||On 0.3 second/oﬀ 0.3 second||Allow the tool and battery to thoroughly cool.|
- Resting the unit after continuous work
- The power tool is equipped with a temperature protection circuit to protect the motor.
- Continuous bolt-tightening work may cause the temperature of the unit to rise, activating the temperature protection circuit and automatically stopping operation.
- If this happens, allow the power tool to cool before resuming use.
- After use for continuous tightening wood screw works, rest the unit for 15 minutes or so when replacing the battery.
- The temperature of the motor, switch, etc., will rise if the work is started again immediately after battery replacement, eventually resulting in burnout.
MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
- Pull out battery before doing any inspection or maintenance.
- Checking the condition of the bit
- The bits should be checked regularly.
- If worn or broken bits can slip or decrease the eﬃ ciency of the motor and burn it out.
- Replace worn bits with new ones.
- If you use a driver bit of which point is worn or broken, it will be dangerous since it slips. So replace it with a new one.
- Check the Screws.
- Loose screws are dangerous. Regularly inspect them and make sure they are tight.
- Using this power tool with loosened, screws is extremely dangerous.
- Check for Dust
- Dust may be removed with a soft cloth or a cloth dampened with soapy water.
- Do not use bleach, chlorine, gasoline or thinner, for they may damage the plastics.
- Inspection of terminals (tool and battery).
- Check to make sure that swarf and dust have not collected on the terminals.
- On occasion check prior, during and after operation.
- Remove any swarf or dust which may have collected on the terminals.
- Failure to do so may result in malfunction.
- Disposal of the exhausted battery.
- Do not dispose of the exhausted battery. The battery must explode if it is incinerated.
- The product that you have purchased contains a rechargeable battery.
- The battery is recyclable. At the end of it’s useful life, under various state and local laws, it may be illegal to dispose of this battery into the municipal waste stream.
- Check with your local solid waste oﬃ cials for details in your area for recycling options or proper disposal.
Storing in a place below 104°F (40°C) and out of the reach of children.
Storing lithium-ion batteries.Make sure the lithium-ion batteries have been fully charged before storing them.Prolonged storage (3 months or more) of batteries with a low charge may result in performance deterioration, signiﬁ cantly reducing battery usage time or rendering the batteries incapable of holding a charge. However, signiﬁ cantly reduced battery usage time may be recovered by repeatedly charging and using the batteries two to ﬁ ve times.If the battery usage time is extremely short despite repeated charging and use, consider the batteries dead and purchase new batteries. Service and repairs.All quality power tools will eventually require servicing or replacement of parts because of wear from normal use. To assure that only authorized replacement parts will be used, all service and repairs must be performed by a metabo HPT AUTHORIZED SERVICE CENTER, ONLY.
- In the operation and maintenance of power tools, the safety regulations and standards prescribed in each country must be observed.
- Important notice on the batteries for the metabo HPT cordless power tools
- Please always use one of our designated genuine batteries.
- We cannot guarantee the safety and performance of our cordless power tool when used with batteries other than these designated by us, or when the battery is disassembled and modiﬁ ed (such as disassembly and replacement of cells or other internal parts).
- To avoid injury from an accidental start, turn the switch OFF and remove the plug from the power source or remove the battery from the main body before making any adjustments.
- All electrical or mechanical repairs should be done only by qualiﬁ ed service technicians. Contact metabo HPT Authorized Service Center.
|Problem||Possible Cause||Possible Solution|
|Tool doesn’t run||No remaining battery power||Charge the battery.|
|Battery isn’t securely attached.||Push in the battery until a click is heard.|
|Tool suddenly stopped||Tool was overburdened||Remove the cause of the overburdening.|
|Battery or tool overheated||Allow the tool and battery to thoroughly cool.|
-can’t be attached
|The shape of the attachment portion doesn’t match||The chucking diameter of the keyless chuck is 5/64 in (2 mm) to 1/2 in (13 mm). Use a bit that falls within the stated range.|
|The lock of the keyless chuck is worn||Contact a metabo HPT Authorized Service Center and arrange to have the old keyless chuck replaced with a new one.|
|Switch can’t be pulled||Forward/reverse selector button is positioned halfway||Press the button ﬁrmly into position for the desired direction of rotation.|
|Screw head slips or comes loose.||Bit number doesn’t match with the screw size||Install a suitable bit.|
|The bit is worn||Replace with a new bit.|
|Holes can’t be smoothly drilled.||The drill is worn||Replace with a new drill.|
|Rotation speed isn’t appropriate||Adjust the rotation speed (HIGH/LOW) to match the material to be drilled.|
|The drill is rotating in reverse||Switch to forward rotation.|
|Battery will not charged.||Battery not installed into charger properly.||Insert battery into charger until charge status lamp (red) appears.|
|Charger not plugged in.||Plug charger into a working receptacle.|
|Battery temperature too hot||Remove battery from charger, cool battery. For more detail, refer to “Charging Method”.|
|Battery temperature too cold||Remove battery from charger, move battery and charger to a surrounding air temperature of above 32°F (0°C).
For more detail, refer to “Charging Method”.
ALWAYS use Only authorized metabo HPT replacement parts and accessories. NEVER use replacement parts or accessories which are not intended for use with this tool. Contact metabo HPT if you are not sure whether it is safe to use a particular replacement part or accessory with your tool.The use of any other attachment or accessory can be dangerous and could cause injury or mechanical damage.Accessories are subject to change without any obligation on the part of the metabo HPT.
OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES…..sold separately
- Battery (BSL1815)
- Speciﬁcations are subject to change without any obligation on the part of the metabo HPT.