Landscapers & contractors are demanding more cordless alternatives to gas-powered outdoor power equipment. Makita is meeting demand with an expanding line of cordless OPE that includes the 18V x2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) Brushless cordless couple shaft power head. With zero emissions, lower noise & maximum versatility, The power Head is a welcome solution for a range of trimming & cutting applications. It’s powered by two 18V LXT batteries for maximum performance & run time without the hassles of gas & without leaving the 18V battery platform. The power Head is compatible with a variety of optional couple shaft attachments, with a lever style lock system for quick tool-less installation & replacement. It can be used with multiple attachments for trimming, edging, cultivating, & brush cutting (sold separately). Note that kit XUX01M5PT includes string trimmer attachment. Makita efficient BL Brushless motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use forup to 50% longer run timeper battery charge than similar non-brushless tools. Electronic controls efficiently use battery energy to match the changing demands of the application for increased power & speed when needed. With no carbon brushes, the Makita BL Brushless motor runs cooler & more efficiently for longer life. For added protection, The electronic torque control turns the motor off if the rotation speed suddenly slows down or stops, & the overheat warning system turns on an indicator light & is engineered to automatically stop the motor. Added features include a variable speed trigger, & reverse (clockwise) Rotation system that allows the operator to quickly clear the brush cutter head of entangled Weed & grass.
- Bl Brushless motor delivers up to 7, 100 RPM for faster cutting
- 3-Speed options (low: 4, 200 RPM, medium: 6, 000 high: 7, 100 RPM) for power Management