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Makita XSL05Z Brushless Cordless Compact Dual‑Bevel Compound Miter Saw

Makita offers a portable cutting solution with the 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Brushless 6-1/2″ Compact Dual-Bevel Compound Miter Saw with Laser (tool only). The efficient BL™ Brushless Motor is engineered for up to 50% longer run time, increased power and speed, and longer tool life with no brushes to replace. The XSL05Z combines performance and portability: it weighs only 14.6 lbs. with battery (sold separately), and is equipped with Automatic Speed Change™ technology which adjusts cutting speed and torque for optimum performance under load.

This compact cordless miter saw is engineered for cutting a variety of materials including wood and aluminum extrusion (aluminum blade and cutting lubricant sold separately). It is ideal for room-to-room applications including baseboard and ceiling trim.

It has a cutting capacity of Cutting capacity of 1-13/16″ x 3-5/8″ at 90° and 1-13/16″ x 2-9/16″ at 45°. It miters 0-52° left and right; bevels 0-46° left and right, with miter detents at: 0°, 15°, 22.5°, 30° and 45° left and right. Added features include a built-in L.E.D. light, and a see-through blade guard system for greater visibility of blade and line of cut. It has a direct-drive gear system so there’s no belt to slip or replace.

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.

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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