18V LITHIUM-ION BATTERY PACK
1. Latches2. Charge level indicator3. Charge level indicator button
It is essential that you read the instructions in this manual before operating this machine.
Save all warnings and instructions for future
Use the battery pack for Ryobi One+ 18V cordless
The term "power tool" in the warnings refers to your
mains-operated (corded) power tool or battery operated (cordless) power tool.
BATTERY PROTECTION FEATURES
Ryobi One+ 18V lithium-ion battery packs are designed
with features that monitor and protect the lithium-ion cells
The product is not intended for use by persons (including
(active, standby, shut off and sleep modes ) and maximize
children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental battery life.
capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless
The tool may stop during use to prevent overheating or
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning
overloading of the battery (active mode). In this case,
use of the product by a person responsible for their safety.
release the trigger to reset and resume operation.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not
If this does not reactivate the tool, the battery is
completely discharged (stand-by or sleep mode) and
Please read and observe these instructions before using
needs to be charged in a compatible charger.
The battery can be recharged in stand-by or sleep
When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from
mode. It is not necessary to completely discharge the
other metal objects such as paper clips, coins, keys,
nails, screws or other small metal objects that can
A completely discharged battery (sleep mode)
make a connection from one terminal to another.
needs reactivation before the charging process begins. To
Shorting the battery terminals together may cause
reactivate a battery in sleep mode, place the battery in the
charger and wait for 90 seconds. If the charging process
Do not place battery tools or their batteries near fire
does not begin, please remove the battery and wait for 30
or heat. This will reduce the risk of explosion and
seconds. Then start a second attempt to re-activate the
battery by placing it in the charger. If the charging process
Do not crush, drop or damage battery pack. Do not use
does not begin after 3 attempts, the battery may be faulty.
a battery pack or charger that has been dropped or
In this case, have the battery serviced by a qualifi ed repair
received a sharp blow. A damaged battery is subject to
person using only identical replacement parts.
explosion. Properly dispose of a dropped or damaged
The LED charge indicator light will not work if the
battery protection feature has caused the battery pack to
Batteries can explode in the presence of a source
stop powering the tool (sleep mode). When the charger
of ignition, such as a pilot light. To reduce the risk
resets the battery pack, the LED will again function.
of serious personal injury, never use any cordless
The One+ 18V lithium-ion battery packs are equipped
product in the presence of open flame. An exploded
with an additional SHUT-OFF mode, minimizing self-
battery can propel debris and chemicals. If exposed,
discharge of the battery while the battery is not in use.
It will be reactivated automatically when used with a
Do not charge battery tool in a damp or wet location.
Following this rule will reduce the risk of electric shock.
In SHUT-OFF mode, the battery will show low
For best results, charge the battery tool in a location
voltage when tested with a volt-meter. Use the battery
where the temperature is more than 10°C but less than
in a tool or press the LED gauge for read-out of the
37°C. To reduce the risk of serious personal injury, do
COLD WEATHER OPERATION
Under extreme usage or temperature conditions,
battery leakage may occur. If liquid comes in contact
The lithium-ion battery pack can be used in temperatures
with the skin, wash immediately with soap and water,
down to -10°C. Put the battery pack on a tool and use the
then neutralize with lemon juice or vinegar. If liquid
tool in light duty application. After a while, the battery pack
gets into the eyes, flush them with clean water for
will warm up and begin operating normally.
at least 10 minutes, then seek immediate medical
CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK
attention. Following this rule will reduce the risk of serious personal injury.
Battery packs are shipped in a low charge condition to prevent possible problems. Therefore, they should be charged prior to fi rst use.
If the charger does not charge the battery pack
under normal circumstances, return both the battery pack
attempting to recharge. When a hot battery pack is placed
and charger to the nearest Ryobi authorised service
on the charger, the charger may indicate the battery pack
is not ready to charge. When the battery pack cools, the charger will automatically begin charging.
CHARGING A COOL BATTERY PACK
If the battery is below normal temperature range, the red
LED will begin fl ashing and the green LED will be off.
When the battery warms to a temperature of more than
0°C, the charger will automatically begin charge mode.
To display the amount of charge left in the battery, press
for vehicles' 12V DC outlets
Charge level indicator
Amount of charge left
Only charge in compatible 18V chargers. Use of
other chargers may result in fi re, damager or serious personal injury.
Press down on the battery pack to ensure contacts on
the battery pack engage properly with the contacts in the charger.
Connect the charger to the power supply. Make sure it
Make sure the latches on each side of the battery pack
snap into place and the battery pack is secured in the charger before beginning operation.
Place the battery pack in the charger aligning raised
rib on the battery pack with the groove in the charger.
The battery pack will become slightly warm to the
touch while charging. This is normal and does not
Do not place the charger and battery pack in an
area of extreme heat or cold. They will work best at normal
Place charger on hard surface not soft (carpet, etc.),
The batteries have been designed to provide maximum
trouble-free life. However, like all batteries, they will
eventually wear out. DO NOT
disassemble battery pack
When batteries become fully charged, unplug the and attempt to replace the batteries. Handling of these
charger from power supply and remove the battery
batteries, especially when wearing rings and jewellery,
To remove battery pack from the charger, depress the
To obtain the longest possible battery life, remove the
latches on each side of the battery pack.
battery pack from the charger once it is fully charged and
After normal usage, a minimum of 1 hour charging
time is required to fully recharge the battery pack.
CHARGING A HOT BATTERY PACK
When using a tool continuously, the battery pack will
Store the battery pack where the tem per a ture is below
become hot. A hot battery pack should be let to cool before
Store battery packs in a "charged" condition (minimum
To charge the battery pack after a six months storage
period, it is recommended to discharge the battery about 10%-20% (by running it in a tool) and charge afterwards to maximize the battery lifetime.
Recycle raw materials instead of disposing as
waste. Please recycle where facilities exist. Check with your local authority or retailer for recycling advice.
Upon removal, cover the battery pack’s terminals with heavy-duty adhesive tape. Do not attempt to destroy or disassemble battery pack or remove any of its components. Batteries must be recycled or disposed of properly. Also, never touch both terminals with metal objects and/or body parts as short circuit may result. Keep away from children. Failure to comply with these warnings could result in fi re and/or serious injury.
Techtronic Industries (Australia) Pty. Ltd.
Level 1, 660 Doncaster Road
Doncaster, VIC 3108, Australia
Techtronic Industries New Zealand Ltd.
27 Clemow Drive
Mt. Wellington, Auckland 1060, New Zealand
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