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 18V X2 LXT® (36V) 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 Makita 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless 15-Piece Combo Kit is the ultimate for the pro-user who demands a full range of best-in-class cordless solutions. The XT1501 is Makita’s biggest combo kit with 15 Lithium-Ion cordless tools for drilling, driving, fastening, cutting, grinding, and more.
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 Lithium-Ion batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working and less time sitting on the charger.
Makita XT1501 includes a 5-3/8” metal cutting saw with 3,600 RPM’s of metal cutting speed, a ½” High Torque impact wrench with 325 ft.lbs. of Max Torque, and a ½” hammer driver-drill with 480 in.lbs. of Max Torque. The XT1501 also includes a powerful impact driver that weighs only 2.8 pounds (with battery), a 6-1/2” circular saw with a full 3,700 RPM, a recipro saw with 0-2,800 strokes per minute (SPM), a brushless 4-1/2” angle grinder with 8,500 RPM, a ½” impact wrench with 2,040 in.lbs. of Max Torque, a 7/8” SDS-PLUS rotary hammer with 0-1,100 RPM, a 3/8” angle drill with 0-1,800 RPM, and a brushless drywall screwdriver with 4,000 RPM.
Accessories include a lantern/flashlight with three L.E.D. lighting modes, a 4-position flashlight with Xenon bulb, a Job Site Radio with rich stereo sound, and the Makita’s 18V LXT® cordless blower to help clean up after the job is done. The XT1501 also includes four fast-charging 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion batteries and 2 Rapid Optimum Chargers for increased efficiency and less downtime on the job site.
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® and Compact Lithium-Ion batteries with the star symbol on the battery indicating Star Protection inside.
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