Tool users who unplug the cord with Makita 18V LXT® experience new levels of convenience, efficiency and productivity. Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tool category in 2005, and today it is the world’s largest 18V cordless tool line-up. Makita’s leading technology gives tool users unmatched performance and breadth of line, with innovation in motor and battery technology that is obliterating industry standards – and leaving old thinking behind. With high amp-hour batteries, efficient brushed and brushless motors, and 36V (18V X2) LXT® technology, Makita 18V LXT® tools not only meet corded demands, they can exceed the performance of corded, all while remaining in a single cordless platform powered by the industry's fastest-charging 18V lithium-ion batteries. [Learn More]
Get outside with Outdoor Adventure, a new series of cordless products that operate within the LXT® system. Outdoor Adventure Products feature advanced technology, delivering maximum performance and efficiency for the outdoors. Makita offers hundreds of products within the 18V LXT® system so you can create your own adventure.
With the power to go anywhere, the Outdoor Adventure™ 18V LXT® 12" Top Handle Chain Saw (ADCU10) is ideal when your getaway requires a cutting or trimming solution. The Makita® Outer Rotor Brushless Motor with direct-drive system delivers the power equivalent to a 22cc gas chain saw. The chain saw provides up to 150 cuts in 2x2 cedar with an 18V LXT® 4.0Ah Battery. It also features low noise levels, zero emissions, and no gas hassles so it’s ideal for your outdoor adventure.
For improved tool performance and extended battery life, Makita created Star Protection Computer Controls™. Star Protection is a communication technology that allows the Star Protection-equipped tool and battery to exchange data in real time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, over-discharging, and overheating. For increased versatility, the tool can also be powered by Makita 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Batteries with the star symbol on the battery indicating Star Protection inside.
It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V Lithium-Ion System, the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V lithium-ion slide-style batteries. Makita 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger.
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