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Makita GPS01Z 40V max XGT® Brushless Cordless 6-1/2 Inch Plunge Circular Saw, AWS® Capable, Tool Only

The 40V max XGT® Brushless 6-1/2” Plunge Circular Saw (GPS01Z) delivers precise and more accurate cutting when combined with an optional guide rail system (sold separately). The saw and rail system work together to produce accurate cuts with minimal tear-out. The saw combines a powerful Makita-built brushless motor with Automatic Speed Change™ Technology, which adjusts cutting speed and torque during the cut for optimum performance.

The saw has a variable speed control dial (2,500 – 4,900 RPM), with soft start and an electric brake for added convenience. Constant speed control enables a consistent smooth finish under load. It has a large 2-3/16” cutting capacity at 90-degrees and 1-1/2” at 48-degrees. It has a bevel capability of -1° to 48° and positive stops at 22.5° and 45°.

For improved efficiency, it is capable of wirelessly starting a connected dust management solution. Auto-start Wireless System (AWS®) utilizes Bluetooth® technology for wireless communication between the tool and dust extractor (sold separately). When the trigger of the AWS-equipped GPS01Z is engaged, the AWS-equipped dust extractor powers-up. When the trigger is released, the dust extractor powers-down. AWS is intelligent communication that eliminates cords and excessive noise since the dust extractor runs only when the tool is running. An AWS transmitter is needed (sold separately).

XGT is a system of equipment, tools, batteries, and chargers utilizing 40v max lithium-ion batteries. XGT is engineered to deliver high power to take on high-demand applications, allowing users to completely transition to a cordless job site. XGT is equipped with advanced motor engineering, intelligent digital communication, and superior durability features to outpower, outsmart and outlast the rest.

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Model# GPS01Z

Makita GPS01Z Features:

  • OUTPOWER: Makita-built brushless motor with variable speed control dial (2,500 - 4,900 RPM) for faster cutting performance
  • OUTSMART: The digital communication within XGT® optimizes performance to provide up to 2X longer sustained power under heavy-load applications
  • OUTLAST: The digital communication within XGT® actively monitors and protects against overload, over-discharge and overheating
  • Large cutting capacity 2-3/16" at 90º; and 1-9/16" at 45º
  • Bevel capability (-1º to 48º) with positive stops at 22.5º and 45º
  • Soft start feature for smooth start-ups
  • Electric brake for maximum productivity
  • Locking lever holds the blade in position so that the wrench can be inserted through the hole in the blade case for easier blade installation
  • Large 1-7/16" rear dust port directs material away from the operator and easily connects to a vacuum system
  • Built-in depth stop allows a preliminary first cut of (5/64") 2mm to (7/64") 3mm to be performed prior to cutting through the entire material for clean and splinter-free cutting
  • Auto-start wireless System (AWS®) utilizes Bluetooth technology for wireless on-off communication between the tool and dust extractor
  • AWS® capable with Auto-start Wireless Transmitter (part no. 198901-5) sold separately
  • Convenient on-board hex wrench for fast and easy blade changes
  • Smooth and convenient plunge release lever for operator comfort
  • Ideal for cutting large wood panels, other wood materials including melamine and MDF, aluminum, and Corian® with optional, material specific blades (includes wood blade, other blades sold separately)
  • Dual front and rear bevel supports provide additional rigidity for precise and accurate bevel cuts
  • Close to the wall cutting (11/16") for expanded cutting applications
  • Rubberized soft grip handle provides increased comfort on the job
  • XGT® Tools and Batteries are designed with a multi-layer contact interface for more constant power delivery to take on high-current demands
  • XGT® Batteries feature rigid rails with impact-resistant construction to secure the battery to the tool during high-demand applications (battery not included)
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger with dual-fan design circulates air through the battery to cool the battery and circuit board quickly for faster charging (charger not included)
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger’s digital display indicates battery charge level (-80%, +80%, 100%)
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger’s built-in chip thoroughly communicates during the charging process to control current, voltage, and temperature for more efficient charging
  • Only use genuine Makita Batteries and Chargers
  • 3-year limited warranty

Makita GPS01Z Includes:

  • (1) 6-1/2" 56T C.T. Cordless Plunge Saw Blade, Wood, MDF, Laminate (B-57342)
  • (1) Hex Wrench (783203-8)

Makita GPS01Z Specifications:

  • Blade Diameter : 6-1/2"
  • Arbor (mm) : 20 mm
  • Max. Cutting Capacity (at 90°) : 2-3/16"
  • Max. Cutting Capacity (at 45°) : 1-9/16"
  • No Load Speed (variable speed) : 2,500 - 4,900 RPM
  • Battery : 40V max XGT® Lithium-Ion
  • Overall Length : 13-5/8"
  • Net Weight (with battery) : 11 lbs.
  • Automatic-start Wireless System (AWS™) : Capable (transmitter sold separately)
  • Power Type : Cordless
  • Form Factor (LXT) : X2
  • Motor Type : Brushless
Model# GPS01Z
Brand Makita