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General Safety Rules
ARNING! Read all instr uctions. F ailure to f ollo w all instructions listed below ma y
result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injur
y . The ter m “po wer tool” in all of the
warnings listed below ref
ers to your mains-oper ated (corded) pow er tool or batter y-
operated (cordless) pow
VE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
WORK AREA SAFETY
Keep w ork area clean and well lit. Cluttered or dark areas invite accidents .
Do not operate power tools in e xplosive atmospheres, such as in the presence of
gases or dust. P ower tools create sparks which may ignite the dust
eep children and b ystanders a way while operating a po wer tool. Distractions can
cause you to lose control.
2) ELECTRICAL SAFETY
wer tool plugs must match the outlet. Never modify the plug in any wa y . Do not
use any adapter plugs with earthed (grounded) po
wer tools. Unmodified plugs and
matching outlets will reduce risk of electr
ic shoc k.
A v oid body contact with earthed or grounded surfaces such as pipes, radiators,
ranges and refrigerators.
There is an increased r isk of electric shock if your body is
thed or grounded.
Do not expose power tools to rain or wet conditions. W ater enter ing a power tool will
increase the risk of electr
ic shoc k.
Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord f or carrying, pulling or unplug ging the
Keep cord a way from heat, oil, sharp edg es or mo ving parts. Damaged
or entangled cords increase the risk of electr
ic shoc k. Replace or repair damaged cords.
Make sure y
our extension cord is in good condition. Use only 3-wire extension cords that
e 3-prong grounding-type plugs and 3-pole receptacles that accept the tool’ s plug.
When operating a power tool outdoors, use an extension cord suitab le for outdoor
Use of a cord suitab le for outdoor use reduces the risk of electric shock. When using
xtension cord, be sure to use one heavy enough to carry the current your product will
w . An undersized cord will cause a drop in line v oltage resulting in loss of power and
erheating. The f ollowing tab le shows the correct size to use depending on cord length
and nameplate ampere rating.
If in doubt, use the next hea vier gage. The smaller the
, the heavier the cord.
Wire Siz e for Extension Cor ds
otal Length of Cord
50 ft. 75 ft. 100 ft. 125 ft. 150 ft. 175 ft.
15.2 m 22.9 m 30.5 m 38.1 m 45.7 m 53.3 m
Wire Size A
18 16 16 14 14 12
3) PERSONAL SAFETY
Stay alert, watc h what you are doing and use common sense when operating a
Do not use a power tool while y ou are tired or under the influence of
alcohol or medication. A moment of inattention while operating po wer tools may
result in serious personal injur
Use safety equipment. Al ways wear eye pr otection. Safety equipment such as dust
mask, non-skid saf
ety shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection used for appropriate condi-
tions will reduce personal injuries.
void accidental starting. Ensure the switch is in the off-position before plug ging
Carr ying pow er tools with your finger on the switch or plugging in po wer tools that hav e
witch on invites accidents .
d) Remove an
y adjusting key or wrench before turning the po wer tool on. A wrench or
y left attached to a rotating par t of the power tool ma y result in personal injur y .
e) Do not overreach.
Keep proper f ooting and balance at all times. This enab les better
control of the power tool in une
Dress properl y . Do not wear loose clothing or je wellery . K eep your hair , clothing and
way from mo ving parts. Loose clothes, jewellery or long hair can be caught in
ts. Air vents often co ve r moving par ts and should also be a voided.
If devices are pro vided for the connection of dust extraction and collection facilities,
ensure these are connected and properl
y used. Use of these devices can reduce dust-
WER T OOL USE AND CARE
Do not for ce the power tool. Use the correct power tool f or your application. The
correct power tool will do the job better and saf
er at the rate f or 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 s
witch is dangerous and must be repaired.
Disconnect the plug from the po wer source and/or the battery pack from the po wer
tool before making an
y adjustments, changing accessories, or storing power tools.
ventiv e safety measures reduce the risk of star ting the power tool accidentally .
Store idle power tools out of the reach of c hildren and do not allow per sons
unfamiliar with the power tool or these instructions to operate the po
wer tool. Po w e r
tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users.
Maintain power tools. Check for misalignment or binding of mo ving par ts, breakage
of parts and any other condition that may aff
ect the power tools operation. If dam-
have the power tool repaired before use. Many accidents are caused b y poor ly
maintained power tools
Keep cutting tools sharp and c lean. 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 instruc-
tions and in the manner intended for the particular type of power tool,
account the working conditions and the w
ork to be performed. Use of the power tool
or operations diff erent from those intended could result in a hazardous situation.
A TTER Y T OOL USE AND CARE
Ensure the switch is in the off position bef ore inser ting battery pack. Inserting the
y pac k into power tools that ha ve the s witch on invites accidents.
Recharge onl y with the charger specified b y the manufacturer . A charger that is suit-
or one type of batter y pack ma y create a r isk of fire when used with another battery
Use power tools onl y with specifically designated battery packs. Use of an y other
y pac ks may create a risk of injury and fire.
When battery pack is not in use, keep it away fr om other metal objects like paper
coins, keys, nails, screws, or other small metal objects that can make a
connection from one terminal to another
. Shor ting the batter y terminals together may
cause burns or a fire.
e) Under abusive conditions,
liquid may be ejected fr om the batter y , avoid contact. If
contact accidentally occur
s, flush with water . If liquid contacts eyes, additionally
seek medical help.
Liquid ejected from the batter y may cause irritation or burns.
Have y our power tool serviced by a qualified repair person using onl y identical
This will ensure that the saf ety of the power tool is maintained.
UCTION MANU AL
AL DE INSTRUCCIONES
V olt Cor dless Jig Saw
V olt Cor dless Jig Saw
DC308 Scie sauteuse sans cor
don de 36 v olts
DC318 Scie sauteuse sans cor
don de 28 v olts
DC308 Sierra de v
aivén inalámbrica de 36 v oltios
DC318 Sierra de v
aivén inalámbrica de 28 v oltios
UCTIVO DE OPERA CIÓN, CENTROS DE SER VICIO
Y PÓLIZA DE GARANTÍA.
AD VERTENCIA: LÉASE ESTE
UCTIVO ANTES DE USAR EL PR ODUCT O.
Additional Specific Safety Rules for Jig Saws
Hold tool by insulated gripping surfaces when perf orming an operation where the cut-
ting tool may contact hid
den wiring. Contact with a “liv e” wire will make exposed metal
ts of the tool “live” and shock the operator .
Allow the motor to come to a complete stop bef ore withdrawing the blade fr om the
kerf (the slot created by cutting).
A mo ving blade may impact the w orkpiece causing a
lade, workpiece damage or loss of control and possible personal injury .
Keep hands a way from mo ving par ts. Ne ver place y our hands near the cutting area.
K eep hands away fr om cutting area. When sawing, nev er reach under neath or behind the
material being cut for an
Never hold w ork in your hand, lap or against parts of your body when sa wing. The saw
my slip and the b
lade could contact the body causing injur y .
Keep handles dry , clean, free from oil and grease. This will enable better control of the
Keep b lades sharp. Dull b lades ma y cause the saw to s wer v e or stall under pressure.
Use extra caution when cutting o verhead and pay particular attention to overhead
wires which ma
y be hidden from vie w. Anticipate the path of f alling branches and debris
ahead of time.
Clean out your tool often, especially after heavy use. Dust and grit containing metal
ticles often accumulate on interior surfaces and could create an electric shoc k hazard.
Do not operate this tool for long periods of time. Vibration caused by the oper ating action
of this tool ma
y cause per manent injury to fingers, hands, and arms. Use glov es to provide
xtra cushion, take frequent rest periods, and limit daily time of use .
ARNING: AL W A YS use safety glasses. Everyday e yeglasses are NO T saf ety glasses. Also
ace or dust mask if cutting operation is dusty . AL W A YS WEAR CER TIFIED SAFETY
ANSI Z87.1 eye protection (CAN/CSA Z94.3),
ANSI S12.6 (S3.19) hear ing protection,
ARNING: Some dust created by power sanding, sa wing, grinding, dr illing, and other
construction activities contains chemicals known to cause cancer
, bir th defects or other
Some e xamples of these chemicals are:
lead from lead-based paints,
cr ystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonr y products, and
arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated lumber (CCA).
our risk from these e xposures varies, depending on ho w often you do this type of w ork.
o reduce your e xposure to these chemicals: work in a well ventilated area, and w or k with
ed safety equipment, such as those dust masks that are specially designed to filter out
A void pr olong ed contact with dust fr om power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and
other construction activities.
W ear protective c lothing and wash exposed areas with
soap and water
. Allowing dust to get into your mouth, e yes , or lay on the skin ma y promote
ption of harmful chemicals.
ARNING: Use of this tool can generate and/or disburse dust, which ma y cause ser ious and
y or other injur y . Always use NIOSH/OSHA appro ved respiratory protection
appropriate for the dust e
xposure. Direct par ticles aw a y from face and body .
ARNING: Always use ey e protection. All users and bystanders must w ear ey e protection
or ms to ANSI Z87.1.
ARNING: Always wear pr oper personal hearing pr otection that conforms to ANSI
S12.6 (S3.19) during use.
Under some conditions and dur ation of use, noise from this product
y contribute to hearing loss.
• The label on your tool may include the f ollowing symbols. The symbols and their definitions
are as f
.................... v olts A .................... amperes
.................. her tz W ................... watts
minutes ................. alter nating current
.................. no load speed
.................. Class I Construction ................... ear thing terminal
safety aler t symbol
.................. Class II Construction …/min ............ rev olutions or reciprocation
(double insulated) ..................... per minute
.............. beats per minute
Important Safety Instructions for Batter
y Char gers
VE THESE INSTRUCTIONS: This manual contains impor tant saf ety instructions for battery
Bef ore using charger , read all instr uctions and cautionary mar kings on charger , batter y pack,
and product using batter
y pac k.
ARNING: Shock hazard. Do not allow an y liquid to get inside charger .
UTION: Burn hazard. T o reduce the risk of injur y , charge only D E W AL T batteries. Other
types of batteries may b
urst causing personal injur y and damage.
UTION: Under cer tain conditions, with the charger plugged in to the power supply , the
charger can be shor
ted by f oreign material. Foreign mater ials of a conductive nature such as ,
but not limited to
, steel wool, aluminum f oil, or any buildup of metallic particles should be kept
ay from charger cavities . Always unplug the charger from the po wer supply when there is no
y pac k in the cavity . Unplug charger before attempting to clean.
DO NO T attempt to charge the battery pack with any c hargers other than the ones in
The charger and batter y pac k are specifically designed to work together .
These char g ers are not intended f or any uses other than charging D
W AL T recharge-
Any other uses ma y result in risk of fire, electric shock or electrocution.
Do not expose c harger to rain or snow .
Pull by plug rather than cor d when disconnecting charger . This will reduce r isk of
damage to electric plug and cord.
Make sure that cor d is located so that it will not be stepped on, tripped over , or other-
wise subjected to damage or stress.
Do not use an extension cord unless it is absolutel y necessar y . Use of improper
xtension cord could result in risk of fire, electric shock, or electrocution.
An extension cor d must have adequate wire size (A WG or American Wire Gauge) for
. The smaller the gauge number of the wire, the g reater the capacity of the cable , that
is 16 gauge has more capacity than 18 gauge.
When using more than one e xtension to make
up the total length, be sure each individual e
xtension contains at least the minimum wire
Do not place an y object on top of charger or place the charger on a soft surface
that might bloc
k the ventilation slots and result in excessive internal heat. Place the
charger in a position aw
ay from any heat source . The charger is ventilated through slots in
the top and the bottom of the housing.
Do not mount charger on wall or permanentl y affix charger to an y surface. The
charger is intended to use on a flat, stable surf
ace (i.e., table top , bench top).
Do not operate charger with damaged cord or plug — ha ve them replaced
Do not operate char g er if it has received a sharp blo w , been dr opped, or otherwise
damaged in any wa
y . T ake it to an authorized ser vice center .
Do not disassemble c harger; take it to an authoriz ed service center when service or
repair is required.
Incorrect reassembly ma y result in a risk of electr ic shock, electrocution
Disconnect the char g er from the outlet bef ore attempting any cleaning. This will
reduce the risk of electric shock.
Remo ving the batter y pack will not reduce this risk.
NEVER attempt to connect 2 chargers together .
The charger is designed to operate on standar d household electrical power
V olts). Do not attempt to use it on any other v oltage .
VE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
The DC9000 charger is designed to charge D
E W AL T batter y packs in appro ximately 1 hour . This
charger requires no adjustment and is designed to be as easy as possible to oper
place your battery pack into the receptacle of a plugged in charger and it will automatically
charge the pack.
Important Safety Instruction for Batter
ARNING: F or safe oper ation, read this manual and manuals originally supplied with tool
ore using the charger .
When ordering replacement batter
y packs , be sure to include catalog number and v oltage.
Consult the char
t on the last page of this manual f or compatibility of chargers and batter y
y pac k is not fully charged out of the car ton. Before using the battery pack and
, read the safety instructions below . Then follow charging procedures outlined.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS
Do not incinerate the battery pack even if it is se verely damaged or is completely
The batter y pack can e xplode in a fire. T oxic fumes and materials are created
when lithium ion batter
y pac ks are burned.
Do not charge or use batter y in explosiv e atmospheres, such as in the presence of flammable
liquids, gases or dust.
Inser ting or removing the batter y from the charger ma y ignite the dust
If batter y contents come into contact with the skin, immediately wash area with mild soap
. If batter y liquid gets into the eye , r inse water o ver the open e ye f or 15 minutes or
until irritation ceases.
If medical attention is needed, the batter y electrolyte is composed of a
mixture of liquid organic carbonates and lithium salts.
Contents of opened batter y cells ma y cause respiratory irr itation. Provide fresh air . If symp-
toms persists, seek medical attention
ARNING: Burn hazard. Batter y liquid ma y be flammable if e xposed to spark or flame.
Charge the batter y pac ks only in D
W AL T chargers.
DO NO T splash or immerse in water or other liquids.
Do not store or use the tool and battery pack in locations where the temperature may
reach or exceed 105°F (40˚) (suc
h as outside sheds or metal buildings in summer).
ARNING: Ne ver attempt to open the battery pack f or any reason. If batter y pack case is
ked or damaged, do not insert into charger. Do not cr ush, drop or damage battery pack. Do
not use a batter
y pac k or charger that has received a sharp blow , been dropped, run over or
damaged in any w
ay (i.e ., pierced with a nail, hit with a hammer , stepped on). Damaged
y pac ks should be returned to ser vice center for recycling.
UTION: When not in use, place tool on its side on a stable surface where it will not
cause a tripping or falling hazard.
Some tools with large batter y pac ks will stand upright on
y pac k but ma y be easily knocked o ver .
ARNING: Fire hazard. Do not store or carr y battery so that metal objects can contact
exposed battery terminals.
For e xample, do not place batter y in aprons, poc kets, tool bo xes ,
product kit bo
xes , drawers , etc., with loose nails, scre ws, k eys , etc. T ransporting batteries can
possibly cause fires if the battery terminals inad
vertently come in contact with conduc-
tive materials such as keys,
coins, hand tools and the like. The US Depar tment of
ranspor tation Hazardous Material Regulations (HMR) actually prohibit transpor ting batteries in
commerce or on air
planes (i.e., pac ked in suitcases and carry-on luggage) UNLESS they are
properly protected from shor
t circuits. So when transpor ting individual batteries, mak e sure that
y terminals are protected and well insulated from materials that could contact them and
cause a shor
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or m No . 586831-15 DC308, DC318 Copyright © 2006, 2007 D
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W AL T pow er tools: the yellow and b lack
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