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Makita Expands 12V max Lithium-Ion Cordless Tool Line-Up

The new 12V max Lithium-Ion releases include two driver-drills, an impact driver, circular saw, vacuum, and flashlight, as well as two new combo kits.

 
 
Makita Combo Kit, model LCT307W
Makita Combo Kit, model LCT307W
PRLog - March 9, 2011 - LA MIRADA, Calif. -- La Mirada, Calif. – Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced power tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results, has added to its groundbreaking line of cordless power tools with additions to the 12V max Lithium-Ion Cordless platform.  The new releases include two driver-drills, an impact driver, circular saw, vacuum, and flashlight.  Two new 12V max Lithium-Ion Combo Kits are also available.

The new releases are additions to Makita’s 12V max Lithium-Ion cordless line-up.  Makita has engineered the new 12V max Lithium-Ion to be fully compatible with Makita 10.8V Lithium-Ion cordless solutions already available, including driver-drills and accessories, as well as an impact driver and a vacuum.  Similar to the rest of Makita’s groundbreaking Lithium-Ion battery technology, the 12V max Lithium-Ion battery is charged on an ENERGY STAR qualified charger for maximum efficiency.  

Makita’s 12V max Lithium-Ion cordless tools are ideal for service and maintenance professionals, repairmen, remodelers, woodworkers, cabinet installers, and any general contractor or “build-it-yourselfer” seeking compact cordless tools with pro power and pro speed.  

New 12V max ¼” Hex Driver-Drill Kit (FD01W)
The new 12V max Lithium-Ion ¼” Hex Driver-Drill delivers 200 in.lbs. of Max Torque with 2 speeds and 18 clutch settings, yet weighs only 2 lbs.  The driver-drill is equipped with a built-in L.E.D. light and a ¼” hex chuck for quick bit changes.  The kit includes the Driver-Drill, two 12V max Lithium-Ion Batteries, Battery Charger, Tool Holster, and Tool Case.

New 12V max 3/8” Driver-Drill Kit (FD02W)
The new 12V max Lithium-Ion 3/8” Driver-Drill delivers 200 in.lbs. of Max Torque with 2 speeds and 18 clutch settings, yet weighs only 2.2 lbs.  The Driver-Drill is equipped with a built-in L.E.D. light and a 3/8” keyless chuck.  The kit includes the Driver-Drill, two 12V max Lithium-Ion Batteries, Battery Charger, Tool Holster, and Tool Case.

New 12V max Impact Driver Kit (DT01W)
The new 12V max Lithium-Ion Impact Driver delivers 800 in.lbs. of Max Torque, 0-2,400 RPM and 0-3,000 IPM, yet weighs only 2 lbs.  The Impact Driver is equipped with a built-in L.E.D. light, and a ¼” hex chuck for quick bit changes.  The kit includes the Impact Driver, two 12V max Lithium-Ion Batteries, Battery Charger, Tool Holster, and Tool Case.

New 12V max 3-3/8” Circular Saw (SH01W)
The new 12V max Lithium-Ion 3-3/8” Circular Saw delivers a no-load speed of 1,400 RPM with depth adjustment, a bevel capacity of 0°-45°, and a cutting capacity of 1" (90°) and 5/8" (45°).  The Circular Saw is well-balanced with a compact design (weighs only 3.3 lbs.).  The kit includes the Circular Saw, 20T Carbide Tipped Blade, two 12V max Lithium-Ion Batteries, and a Battery Charger.

New 12V max Vacuum (LC01Z)
The new 12V max Lithium-Ion Vacuum delivers up to 12 minutes of continuous use from a single fully charged 12V max Lithium-Ion battery, with strong suction power for fast and efficient cleaning.  It has a bagless 2-stage cloth filtration system, and an angled design for efficient cleaning.  The Vacuum can be used with or without the detachable floor nozzle (tool only, battery and charger not included).

New 12V max L.E.D. Flashlight (LM01W)
The new 12V max Lithium-Ion Flashlight features ultra-bright L.E.D. that will run up to 9 hours per charge.  The flashlight has one-touch operation, soft rubber grip, built-in belt clip, and a compact design (tool only, battery and charger not included).

New 12V max 2-Pc. Combo Kit (LCT207W)
The new 12V max Lithium-Ion 2-Pc. Combo Kit includes an Impact Driver and ¼” Hex Driver-Drill, with two 12V max Lithium-Ion Batteries, Battery Charger, and tool case.

New 12V max 2-Pc. Combo Kit (LCT208W)
Released in September, the first release in Makita’s 12V max Lithium-Ion line-up includes a 3/8” Driver-Drill and Impact Driver, with a Tool Holster, # 20T Carbide Tipped Blade, #2 Double Ended Phillips Bit, two 12V max Lithium-Ion Batteries, Battery Charger, and contractor bag.

New 12V max 3-Pc. Combo Kit (LCT307W)
The new 12V max Lithium-Ion 3-Pc. Combo Kit includes an Impact Driver, ¼” Hex Driver-Drill, and L.E.D. flashlight with two 12V max Lithium-Ion Batteries, Battery Charger, and tool case.

Warranty
Makita Lithium-Ion tools are backed by Makita’s 3-Year Warranty which covers repair due to defective materials or workmanship up to three years from the purchase date.  1-year warranty on the batteries and charger.

About Makita U.S.A.
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories.  Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results.  Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion.  Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology™ (AVT™), 4-Cycle outdoor power equipment, Super Joint System (SJS) grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT), and more.  Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S.  For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or visit the website at makitatools.com.  You can follow Makita at facebook.com/makitatoolspage, twitter.com/makitatools, and youtube.com/makitapowertools.  The Makita Teal color is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common law and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Makita is Best in Class Engineering.

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Makita applies leading edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results. Makita is Best-in-Class engineering. For more: makitatools.com

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