Tuesday, January 19, 2021

MAKITA ANNOUNCES 18V LXT BRUSHLESS CORDLESS COUPLE SHAFT POWER HEAD

The XUX02 offers versatility and reduces hassles of gas equipment

The 18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft offers users more versatility with 11 power head attachments to get the job done.

January 19, 2021, La Mirada, CA – Makita U.S.A., Inc., the innovation leader in cordless power tool technology and cordless outdoor power equipment, launched the new 18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head (XUX02).
 
This 18V LXT Couple Shaft System offers users more versatility. A lever-style lock allows for quick tool-less installation and replacement of attachments. Other features include a loop handle for a comfortable grip, hook for shoulder strap, and variable speed control. The XUX02 also features Makita’s exclusive Extreme Protection Technology (XPT) for improved dust and water resistance in harsh conditions.
 
The 18V power head is designed for use with a variety of Makita® Couple Shaft Attachments (sold separately). Makita currently offers eleven compatible attachments. All kits available come with a 13” String Trimmer Attachment (EM409MP). The string trimmer attachment features a new time-saving rapid-loading bump and feed trimmer head. This new trimmer head loads in seconds with 3 easy steps: align, feed and twist.
 
The XUX02 will be available as a bare tool (XUX02Z), bare tool with 13” String Trimmer
Attachment (XUX02ZX1), and as a kit with a 4.0Ah battery (XUX02SM1X1). In addition to this, we will be offering the XUX02SM1X2 and XUX02SM1X4 kits that also include a 20” Articulating Hedge Trimmer Attachment and 10” Pole Saw Attachment, 7-ft. length, respectively.
 
Benefits of Cordless Outdoor Power Equipment
Makita’s LXT Cordless Couple Shaft eliminates the hassles of gas with zero emissions, lower noise, and reduced maintenance. It operates at a lower noise level, providing user comfort and preventing disruptions for neighbors or nearby businesses.
 
18V LXT Cordless OPE System
Makita’s cordless outdoor power equipment system boasts a well-rounded breadth of line. The LXT Cordless System, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V lithium-ion slide-style batteries, takes a user from power tools to outdoor power equipment to get the job done. Makita 18V LXT Batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger. 
 
For more information about the new couple shaft or LXT OPE System, visit makitatools.com/rto
 
Specifications
Model
XUX02Z
XUX02ZX1
XUX02SM1X1
XUX02SM1X2
XUX02SM1X4
Description
18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head, Tool Only
18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head Kit
18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head Kit (4.0Ah)
18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head Kit (4.0Ah)
18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Couple Shaft Power Head Kit (4.0Ah)
Cutting Swath
13”
13”
13”
13”
13”
No Load Speed
0-5,000 / 0-7,000 RPM
0-5,000 / 0-7,000 RPM
0-5,000 / 0-7,000 RPM
0-5,000 / 0-7,000 RPM
0-5,000 / 0-7,000 RPM
Arbor Shaft
M10 x 1.25 LH
M10 x 1.25 LH
M10 x 1.25 LH
M10 x 1.25 LH
M10 x 1.25 LH
Overall Length
71-1/2”
71-1/2”
71-1/2”
71-1/2”
71-1/2”
Net Weight
7.8 lbs. (without battery and with string trimmer attachment - sold separately)
9.2 lbs. (with battery and string trimmer attachment)
9.2 lbs. (with battery and string trimmer attachment)
9.2 lbs. (with battery and string trimmer attachment)
9.2 lbs. (with battery and string trimmer attachment)
Includes
Power Head
Power Head, 13” String Trimmer Attachment, Rapid Load Bump & Feed Trimmer Head
Power Head, 13” String Trimmer Attachment, Rapid Load Bump & Feed Trimmer Head, 18V LXT 4.0Ah Battery, 18V LXT Charger
Power Head, 13” String Trimmer Attachment, 20” Articulating Hedge Trimmer Attachment, Rapid Load Bump & Feed Trimmer Head, 18V LXT 4.0Ah Battery, 18V LXT Charger
Power Head, 13” String Trimmer Attachment, 10” Pole Saw Attachment, Rapid Load Bump & Feed Trimmer Head,10” Saw Chain and Guide Bar, 18V LXT 4.0Ah Battery, 18V LXT Charger
 
About Makita
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial power tools, pneumatics and power equipment, and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network throughout the U.S.A. With 50 years in the United States and over 100 years worldwide, Makita utilizes experience and expertise to manufacture best-in-class solutions. For more information about Makita U.S.A., call (800)4-MAKITA or visit makitatools.com. Find Makita on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter @makitatools
 
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The XUX02 also features Makita’s exclusive Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) for improved dust and water resistance in harsh conditions.

A lever-style lock allows for quick tool-less installation and replacement of attachments.

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