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]
Makita cordless tools are engineered for industrial applications, and for added protection during the most demanding jobs Makita created STAR Protection Computer Controls™. STAR is communications technology that monitors conditions during use, allowing the tool and battery to exchange data to protect against overloading, overdischarging and overheating. If STAR detects conditions that threaten to overload, overdischarge or overheat the tool or battery, the tool will automatically stop. At that time the user can either restart the tool, change or charge the battery, and put the tool back to work. When you slide a Makita 18V LXT® battery with the STAR symbol onto a Makita tool that has either the STAR symbol or a yellow terminal, you are benefitting from STAR Protection Computer Controls™.
The 36V (18V X2) LXT® Brushless 2.1 Gallon Wet/Dry Dust Extractor/Vacuum (XCV20Z, tool only) delivers up to 100 minutes of continuous run time on the normal setting and 42 minutes on high setting. The powerful Makita-built BL™ Brushless Motor delivers 74 CFM and 44” water lift of suction using two 18V LXT 5.0Ah Batteries (sold separately).
The XCV20Z features a brushless motor for longer run time and longevity, an oversized on-off switch, variable speed control dial, and dual L.E.D. battery indicators. The vacuum comes equipped with a 1-14” x 5-1/2” hose. A large rubber bumper helps prevent damage to the work environment and a locking cover protects the batteries. The motor chamber is constructed with sound-absorbing materials, creating a 64dB(A) on the high setting. Rear casters with locking levers prevent the vacuum from moving. A removable storage box holds attachments and batteries.
It’s part of Makita’s expanding 18V LXT 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.
For improved tool performance and extended battery life, Makita created Star Protection Computer Controls™. Star Protection is 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.
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