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Monday, October 01, 2012

MAKITA RELEASES TWO NEW 18V LXT® LITHIUM-ION L.E.D. FLASHLIGHTS

New flashlights, additions to the 18V LXT® line-up, provide portable, ultra-bright light

The new LXLM03 and LXLM04 are part of Makita's 18V LXT® Series, with 50+ tools powered by one fast-charging 18V Lithium-Ion battery.

La Mirada, CA   Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced power tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results, has released two new 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Flashlights, models LXLM03 and LXLM04.
 
The new 18V LXT® flashlights are recent additions to Makita’s 18V cordless series, with 50+ cordless tools powered by one fast-charging 18V Lithium-Ion battery.
 
“Makita continues to be the market leader in 18 volt Lithium-Ion, and these new flashlights are two more solutions in the expanding 18V LXT® line-up,” said Mario Lopez, Makita Product Manager, Cordless Tools. “The power and portability of the LXLM03 and LXLM04 make these a perfect addition for commercial or residential contractors, service and maintenance technicians, automotive mechanics, and more.”
 
LXLM03: Brightest 18V L.E.D. Flashlight on the Market
The new LXLM03 provides ultra-bright illumination, versatility, and convenience. At full brightness (12 L.E.D., 240 lumens), it is the brightest 18V L.E.D. flashlight on the market. The two-mode switch also provides a “half-brightness” setting with 6 L.E.D. (120 lumens). The fast-charging 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion battery (sold separately) delivers 12 hours of continuous illumination on a single charge on the full brightness/12 L.E.D. setting, and a full 22 hours on the half brightness/6 L.E.D. setting.
 
The flashlight head folds up and down and pivots left to right to deliver multiple lighting angles. A metal hang-hook swivels 360-degrees and folds away when not in use. The flashlight has a slim, compact design at 15”L and weighs only 2.1 lbs. (with 18V LXT® battery, sold separately).  
 
LXLM04: Brightest 18V Single Bulb L.E.D. Flashlight on the Market
The new LXLM04 provides bright illumination, versatility, and convenience. At 200 lumens it is the brightest 18V single bulb L.E.D. flashlight on the market. The fast-charging 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion battery (sold separately) delivers up to 13 hours of continuous illumination on a single charge.
 
The 12-position aluminum pivoting head provides immense versatility, with a durable design engineered for jobsite conditions. A metal hang-hook provides added convenience. The flashlight has a slim, compact design at 10-3/4”L and weighs only 2.1 lbs. (with 18V LXT® battery, sold separately).  
 
Makita 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion
The LXLM03 and LXLM04 are the latest additions to Makita’s 18V LXT® platform. As the leading innovator in cordless tools, Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion category in 2005. Today there are over 50 Makita 18V cordless tools powered by one 18V Lithium-Ion battery. Makita’s groundbreaking 18V Lithium-Ion platform features the ENERGY STAR® qualified Rapid Optimum Charger, which will charge an 18V LXT® battery in only 30 minutes for more work and less downtime.
 
Warranty
Makita Lithium-Ion flashlights are backed by Makita’s 1-Year Warranty which covers repair due to defective materials or workmanship up to one year from the purchase date. 1-year warranty on the batteries and charger (re: LXLM03 and LXLM04, sold separately).
 
About Makita USA
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results. Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®), MM4 4-Cycle outdoor power equipment, Super Joint System (SJS®) grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT®), and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or visit the website at makitatools.com. You can follow Makita at facebook.com/makitatoolspage, twitter.com/makitatools, and youtube.com/makitapowertools. The Makita Teal color is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common law and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Makita is Best in Class Engineering.

The new LXLM03 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Flashlight

The new LXLM04 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Flashlight

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