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POA 116

Original operating instructions

Information about the documentation

About this documentation

  • Read this documentation before initial operation or use. This is a prerequisite for safe, trouble-free handling and use of the product.
  • Observe the safety instructions and warnings in this documentation and on the product.
  • Always keep the operating instructions with the product and make sure that the operating instructions are with the product when it is given to other persons.

Explanation of symbols used


Warnings alert persons to hazards that occur when handling or using the product. The following signal words are used:
  • Draws attention to imminent danger that will lead to serious personal injury or fatality.
  • Draws attention to a potential threat of danger that can lead to serious injury or fatality.
  • Draws attention to a potentially dangerous situation that could lead to slight personal injury or damage to the equipment or other property.

Symbols in the documentation

The following symbols are used in this document:
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Symbols in the illustrations

The following symbols are used in illustrations:
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Product-dependent symbols

Symbols on the product

The following symbols can be used on the product:
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Declaration of conformity

We declare, on our sole responsibility, that the product described here complies with the applicable directives and standards. A copy of the declaration of conformity can be found at the end of this documentation.
The technical documentation is filed here:
Hilti Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH | Tool Certification | Hiltistrasse 6 | 86916 Kaufering, Germany

Product information

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The type designation and serial number are printed on the rating plate.
  • Write down the serial number in the table below. You will be required to state the product details when contacting Hilti Service or your local Hilti organization to inquire about the product.
    Product information
    Wireless bridge module
    POA 116
    Serial no.


Safety instructions

General safety rules

  • Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use common sense when operating the product. . 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 the power tool may result in serious personal injury.
  • Keep the work area clean and uncluttered and watch out for supply cords routed in the work area. Carelessly routed supply cords can constitute trip hazards and lead to injuries. Scanning tools mounted on tripods can topple and be damaged if a supply cord is accidentally pulled.
Safety, batteries
  • Do not under any circumstances modify or tamper with the product!
  • Never use recycled or repaired batteries conducted by non-Hilti companies.
  • Do not use or charge batteries that have suffered mechanical impact, have been dropped from a height or show signs of damage. Examine your batteries regularly for signs of damage, such as shredding, cuts or punctures.
  • Never use the battery or a battery-operated power tool as a hammer.
  • Avoid eye or skin contact with leaking liquids!
  • Damaged batteries can leak fluid which may moisten adjacent objects. Clean these objects with warm soapy water and replace the damaged batteries.
  • Never expose batteries to elevated temperature, sparking, or an open flame because the battery may explode.
  • Do not touch the battery poles with your fingers, tools, jewelry, or other metallic objects because this may cause a short circuit, electrical shock, burns or explosions.
  • Keep batteries away from rain or moisture. Penetrating moisture can cause short circuits, electrical shock, burns or explosions.
  • Use only chargers and products approved for the specific battery type. Read and follow the instructions in the respective user manuals.
  • Do not store or use the battery in explosion-prone environments containing combustible liquids or gases. An unexpected battery malfunction can cause an explosion under those conditions.

Care, transport and storage

Care and maintenance

Risk of injury with battery inserted !
  • Always remove the battery before carrying out care and maintenance tasks!
Care and maintenance of the tool
  • Carefully remove stubborn dirt.

  • Clean the air vents carefully with a dry brush.

  • Use only a slightly damp cloth to clean the casing. Do not use cleaning agents containing silicone as these can attack the plastic parts.

Care and maintenance of the tool Care of the Li‑ion batteries
  • Keep the battery free from oil and grease.

  • Use only a slightly damp cloth to clean the casing. Do not use cleaning agents containing silicone as these may attack the plastic parts.

  • Avoid ingress of moisture.

Care of the Li‑ion batteries Maintenance
  • Check all visible parts and controls for signs of damage at regular intervals and make sure that they all function correctly.

  • Do not operate the product if signs of damage are found or if parts malfunction. Have it repaired immediately by Hilti Service.

  • After cleaning and maintenance, fit all guards or protective devices and check that they function correctly.

To help ensure safe and reliable operation, use only genuine Hilti spare parts and consumables. Spare parts, consumables and accessories approved by Hilti for use with the product can be found at your local Hilti Store or online at: .


Storage and drying

  • Do not put the product into storage when wet. Allow it to dry before putting it away.
  • Observe the temperature limits given in the Technical Data section which are applicable to storage or transport of the equipment.
  • Check the accuracy of the equipment before it is used after a long period of storage or transportation.


The batteries must be insulated or removed from the product before it is shipped or sent by mail.
  • Use the Hilti packaging or packaging of equivalent quality for transporting or shipping your equipment.


Risk of injury. Hazards presented by improper disposal.
  • Improper disposal of the equipment may have the following consequences: The burning of plastic components generates toxic fumes which may present a health hazard. Batteries may explode if damaged or exposed to very high temperatures, causing poisoning, burns, acid burns or environmental pollution. Careless disposal may permit unauthorized and improper use of the equipment. This may result in serious personal injury, injury to third parties and pollution of the environment.
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In accordance with the European Directive on waste electrical and electronic equipment and its implementation in conformance with national law, electric tools or appliances that have reached the end of their life must be collected separately and returned to an environmentally compatible recycling facility.
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  • Disposal of electric tools or appliances together with household waste is not permissible.

FCC statement / IC statement

CAUTION This product has been tested and found to comply with the limits, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules, for a Class B digital device. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. These products generate, use and can radiate high frequencies and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause interference to radio communications.
There is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this product does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the product off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by taking the following measures:
  • Re-orient or move the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the distance between the product and receiver.
  • Connect the product to a power outlet on a circuit other than that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult your dealer or an experienced TV / radio technician for assistance.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Hilti may restrict the user’s right to operate the product.
This product complies with the requirements set out in Paragraph 15 of the FCC rules and in RSS 210 of IC.
Operation of the product is subject to the following conditions:
  • This product should cause no harmful interference.
  • This product must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Manufacturer’s warranty

  • Please contact your local Hilti representative if you have questions about the warranty conditions.
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