There is growing demand for cordless alternatives to gas-powered out of doors power equipment. Makita is meeting demand with an expanding line of cordless OPE, including the 18V x2 LXT (36V) cordless 16” top care for chain saw, tool only (model XCU09Z). with zero emissions, lower noise, & considerably less maintenance than gas-powered chain saws, The XCU09Z is a welcome solution for cutting & trimming applications. The compact top-care for design makes it ideal for the professional tree care industry. Powered by two 18V LXT batteries (sold one by one) for maximum power, speed & run-time, the XCU09Z is easy to start by simply loading the 18V LXT Lithium-Ion batteries & powering on. The XCU09Z has a variable speed trigger & high chain speed (0-4, 720 FPM) For increased cutting speed, with torque boost mode for cutting dense material. It has zero emissions & reduced maintenance: there is not any engine oil to change, no spark plug to replace, no air filter or muffler to clean, & there is not any wish to drain the fuel for storage. With the Makita outer rotor Brushless motor with direct-drive system, users get high power efficiency. Other convenience features include adjustable automatic chain lubrication, built-on lock-off lever to Help Prevent the chain from by chance engaging, an electric brake for maximum productivity, & more. It’s a 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 Lithium-Ion batteries have the fastest charge times in their categories, so they spend more time working & less time sitting on the charger. For improved tool performance & extended battery life, Makita created Star protection Computer controls. Star protection is communication technology that allows the Star Protection-equipped tool & battery to exchange data in real time & monitor conditions throughout use to offer protection to against overloading, over-discharging & overheating. For increased versatility, the tool will also be powered by Makita 18V LXT & compact Lithium-Ion batteries with the Star symbol on the battery indicating Star protection inside.
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Makita-built outer rotor BL Brushless motor direct-drive system provides power equivalent to a 30cc gas chain saw
Variable speed trigger and high chain speed (0-3, 940 FPM) For improved cutting performance
Torque boost mode powers through thick or hard branches
Two 18V LXT Lithium-Ion batteries deliver 36V power and performance without leaving the 18V LXT platform (batteries and charger not included)
Includes 16″ Sprocket nose guide bar and 3/8 pitch, . 043″ Gauge Chain
Power Source Type: Battery Powered