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Old 08-03-2012, 08:57 PM   #1
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My Makita Battery Charger Is Singing To Me.


I've owned this Makita battery charger for 4 years. Yesterday, it started playing Beethoven...to tell me it was charged enough to use.

I'm not sure whether to be happy about my tool's new found talents, or find an exorcist. Is it trying to tell me something... Fur Elise???

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Old 08-03-2012, 08:59 PM   #2
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It has a few tunes it can play plus the beep. I think you need to put the battery in it and take it out and put it back in to change the tunes.

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That's so Japanese! I have a Korean friend who loves stuff like that. He's got his cell phone all accessories with hello kitty chains. It's a cute but weird Asian thing.
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With all the Makita threads around this place you should know this by now.

It's pretty cool if you think about it. Beats walking over to your charger every so often to check if the battery is charged. Other guys on here talk about how each person on the job with Makita will have a different tune so they know who's battery is charged.

I have to say Makita has got alot to offer!
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:08 PM   #5
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My woodworker buddy is always changing mine so it sings. I hate that. All I want is a beep.
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I wondered what that was all about! Mine started doin it a couple months ago
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That's crazy. Sure it's just something you haven't noticed?

First time I heard it I chuckled.
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My no sing to me
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Thanks for the link, I'm gonna try it?
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Oh I get it now. She inserted and removed the battery to turn on the songs. Yeah, if you do that it will keep changing songs too.
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My woodworker buddy is always changing mine so it sings. I hate that. All I want is a beep.
Our plumbers we use always like to turn our radio to a Spanish station when we are not looking.

Not funny in the moment........
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With all the Makita threads around this place you should know this by now.

It's pretty cool if you think about it. Beats walking over to your charger every so often to check if the battery is charged. Other guys on here talk about how each person on the job with Makita will have a different tune so they know who's battery is charged.

I have to say Makita has got alot to offer!
I just put my Bosch batteries on the charger and look at my watch. When 30 minutes have passed it's charged.
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I just put my Bosch batteries on the charger and look at my watch. When 30 minutes have passed it's charged.
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Too bad you can't add your own song.

Something catchy like peanut butter jelly time.
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I'd love it if mine could be programmed to sound like a shot gun going off sure would deter some of the subs..... "oh is that yours?" uh... ya the name in yellow paint is a clue.

A loud "BANG!" might give them pause to stop and read.
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I just put my Bosch batteries on the charger and look at my watch. When 30 minutes have passed it's charged.
Can you prove it?
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ha ha just sorted mine out cant wait for work to wreck a few heads now
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I noticed the little music thing on the charger but never took the time to program the damn thing..
Link was great. Tomorrow i am getting some music going.
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I just put my Bosch batteries on the charger and look at my watch. When 30 minutes have passed it's charged.
I'd forget my name if my wife wasn't around to yell it constantly.

No way am I going to remember to check my watch in 30 minutes unless I set an alarm. But why bother when my charger has it's own alarm?
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I can not get mine to sing

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