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Cordless Drywall Cut Out Tool with Brushless Motor & AWS
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AWS Technology
18V Battery
Tool only. Battery and Charger sold Separately
LXT Technology
LXT Technology
Model No: DCO181Z

Soft Start, Electric Brake

HIGH Power & ULTRA-LOW Vibration!

  • Brushless DC motor with high power to weight and size ratio generates less heat buildup and is ideal for prolonged use in manufacturing / production applications
  • AWS (Auto-Start Wireless System) uses Bluetooth® technology to communicate between tool and vacuum and enable wireless control when used with Makita AWS cordless tools
  • eXtreme Protection Technology (XPT) offers maximum protection against dust, debris and liquids for optimal performance in extreme conditions
  • Less than 1 m/s² vibration for optimal operator comfort and reduced fatigue (as measured at grip)
  • Increased no load speed (RPM) for faster cutting
  • Twin LED job lights with afterglow feature illuminates cutting area for maximum efficiency and operator safety
  • Shoe plate functions as collet wrench to enable fast and easy bit changes
  • Battery protection system provides over-discharge, temperature and current protection for enhanced performance, battery cycle life and overall battery life
  • Anti-restart feature prevents accidental start up of tool during battery changing when switch is locked in the on position
  • Soft start feature gradually increases speed to eliminate start up shock
  • Sliding lock-on switch ideal for operation during periods of prolonged use
  • Ergonomic soft rubber grip design for vibration absorption and comfortable operation


INCLUDES: Tool Only. Batteries and Charger Sold Separately. Dust Collection Cover (P-80010), 1/8" Drywall Guide Bit (191G69-8), 1/8" Collet Cone (763677-9), Wrench 17 (781037-3) 


Battery Capacities

18V Li-Ion

Collet Capacity

1/8" (3.18 mm),  1/4" (6.35 mm)

No Load Speed

32,000 RPM

Vibration Level

2.5 m/s2

Noise Level

78 dB(A)

Overall Length

12-1/4" (311 mm)

Net Weight

2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)

Circular Guide Set

Circular Guide Set

Drywall Cut Out Bits

Drywall Cut Out Bits

Note: Makita Canada reserves the right to change specification of products without notice. The contents of the parts breakdown and Instruction manuals may be different from current products.