XFD15SY1B
18V LXT® Lithium‑Ion Sub‑Compact Brushless Cordless 1/2" Driver‑Drill Kit (1.5Ah)
18V LXT® Sub-Compact Brushless 1/2" Driver-Drill Kit
XFD15SY1B

18V LXT® Lithium‑Ion Sub‑Compact Brushless Cordless 1/2" Driver‑Drill Kit (1.5Ah)

  • DESIGN : Compact and ergonomic design at only 5-7/8" long
  • DURABILITY : Engineered with a metal jampot design for increased durability
  • VERSATILITY : Mechanical variable 2-speed transmission (0-500 & 0-1,700 RPM)
  • COMFORT : Weighs only 2.9 lbs. with battery for reduced operator fatigue
  • INCLUDES : (1) 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Compact 1.5Ah battery, charger, tool bag

The 18V LXT® Sub-Compact Brushless Driver-Drill Kit (XFD15SY1B) is a drilling and driving solution with significantly less weight. The 18V Sub-Compact Driver-Drill offers the size and weight of lower voltage tools, but with the performance, power, and compatibility of 18-Volt. It has an efficient brushless motor with two speed settings and dual L.E.D. lights to illuminate the work area. At only 5-7/8 in. long, it is a compact drilling and driving solution with superior comfort and handling.

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.

  • Compact and ergonomic design at only 5-7/8" long
  • Weighs only 2.9 lbs. with battery for reduced operator fatigue
  • Ideal for working in tight spaces
  • Mechanical variable 2-speed transmission (0-500 & 0-1,700 RPM) for a wide range of drilling and fastening applications
  • Engineered with a metal jampot design for increased durability
  • Dual L.E.D. lights illuminate the work area
  • Ergonomically designed handle with rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort
  • BL™ Brushless Motor delivers 350 in.lbs. of Max Torque
  • Efficient BL™ Brushless motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use for up to 50% longer run time per charge
  • The BL™ Brushless Motor eliminates carbon brushes, enabling the BL Motor to run cooler and more efficiently for longer life
  • The electronically-controlled BL™ Brushless Motor efficiently uses energy to match torque and RPM to the changing demands of the application
  • Convenient 1/2" keyless chuck for fast and easy bit installation and removal
  • Electric brake for maximum productivity
  • Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) is engineered for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh conditions
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers
LXT Sub Compact Brushless (Black on White) XPT- Extreme Protection Technology Logo (Black on White)   Star Protection Computer Controls Logo (Color on White)
  • LXT® Lithium-Ion
  • 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]

  • XPT™ Extreme Protection Technology
  • When the job takes your Makita tool into harsh conditions, Makita Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) provides added protection. XPT™ is a series of integrated seals engineered to channel away dust and water for increased durability. Wherever the job takes you, Makita tools equipped with XPT™ are engineered for increased durability and longer tool life.

  • Chuck Size : 1/2"
  • No Load Speed (var. 2 spd) : 0 - 500 / 0 - 1,700 RPM
  • Maximum Torque (in.lbs./N•m) : 350 in.lbs./40N•m
  • Overall Length : 5-7/8"
  • Net Weight (with battery) : 2.9 lbs.
  • Battery : 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion
  • Power Type : Cordless
  • Capacity (steel) : 1/2"
  • Capacity (wood) : 1-7/16"
  • Form Factor (LXT) : Sub-Compact
  • Motor Type : Brushless
  • Shipping Weight : 7.34 lbs.
  • UPC Code : 088381-733090
  • (1) 18V LXT® Sub-Compact Brushless 1/2" Driver-Drill (XFD15ZB)
  • (1) 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Charger (DC18SD)
  • (1) 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Battery
  • (1) Tool Bag
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