Makita DJV182Z 18V Li-Ion LXT Brushless Jigsaw - Batteries and Charger Not Included

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Makita DJV182Z 18V Li-Ion LXT Brushless Jigsaw - Batteries and Charger Not Included

Makita DJV182Z 18V Li-Ion LXT Brushless Jigsaw - Batteries and Charger Not Included

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When it comes to features, this product has a number of them that enhance the user experience. Dual LED lights in the front help improve the visibility of the workpiece in low light conditions, helping them keep sight of the cutting line. This is also further aided by the dust blower, which pushes dust away effectively Though there were no big differences, the dust extraction joint was a really helpful feature that allowed me to keep my surroundings neat, while minimizing the amount of cleaning work I had to do after completing my job. This was enough to convince me that the DJV182Z was better than the Makita XVJ02Z.

DJV182 - Jigsaw LXT® - Makita UK

To make sure users can comfortably use this product for longer, it has a soft no load feature to reduce the motor speed automatically when the machine is idle to minimize vibrations. These products are ideal for those with professional requirements such as cabinet makers and woodworkers. The Makita DJV182 is a bow, top handle cordless jigsaw with brushless motor that produces a high level of torque per weight. More torque means less power required so longer battery life less motor friction. With twin LED Joblights and a Blower function at the front end, your cutting line will remain illuminated and free of sawdust at all times. This product also comes with a dust blower to help clear the removed material from the cutting line to keep the surroundings clean and ensure improved accuracy. The product has a tool-less blade switch technology thanks to its blade clamps, allowing users to seamlessly switch between blades in between jobs. It also has dual LED lights to improve the visibility of the cutting line in low light conditions.The variable speed control dial is located at the rear of the machine and allows you to change the blade speed to suit the task at hand, whilst the rigid aluminium base can bevel from 0 to 45° in left and right positions. This also allows professionals with a requirement for outdoor work to use the product without needing a regular power outlet. The base also allows the blade to bevel 45° to the left or right, allowing users to make angled cuts when required. Weighing 5.8 lbs including the battery, the machine does not require too much to be operated properly. After putting both these models to the task, I was finally able to settle my doubts about which model is the better of these two i.e. Makita DJV182Z vs XVJ02Z?

Makita - Product Details - DJV182Z 18V LXT Brushless Jig Saw Makita - Product Details - DJV182Z 18V LXT Brushless Jig Saw

The Makita DJV182Z has an improved aluminum dust extraction joint which allows you to connect this jigsaw to a vacuum outlet.User convenience is a very important aspect of Makita’s products, and this one is no different. It has an aluminum base that helps keep the machine stable while cutting. It also has a bevel feature that turns the blade by 45° to the left or right, helping users make angled cuts.

Makita DJV182Z LXT 18V Brushless Jigsaw (Body Only) - Toolden

The motor is brushless, which keeps the size and weight down. This also gives you more runtime from any 18V LXT battery you use, and makes the jigsaw very durable. The base plate can be angled left or right to 45º. Soft-start is a real bonus as it provides a greater level of control when you’re starting the cut. The motor gives you variable speed up to 3,500spm and a stroke length of 26mm. Therefore translating into cuts up to 135mm into wood and 10mm into steel. You’ll be able to see what you are doing even in poor lighting conditions thanks to the built in twin LED work lights which illuminate the surface and the integrated blower function which keeps the cut line clear of sawdust. The 18V LXT Li-ion battery system is compatible with this jigsaw. As a result, users can choose from a variety of batteries from Makita that gives users maximum performance and longer runtimes. The XVJ02Z too comes with the soft no load technology that helps users preserve battery life by reducing the motor speed when the machine is idle. It also helps minimize the vibrations felt by the user. After my hands-on experience with both these models, I found that they were very similar except for the one main difference I had mentioned above. They had similar features and user experiences, while also sharing similar issues with the soft no-load system.The Makita XVJ02Z Jigsaw has a lot of similarities with the above-mentioned DJV182Z. It shares a number of specifications with its competitor, making it one of the toughest comparisons I have had to do in recent times.

Makita DJV182Z 18v LXT Bow Handle Brushless Jigsaw Body Only

In the next sections, I will be reviewing both these products from Makita individually. I will list the various features that stand out and also highlight their various pros and cons. Makita DJV182Z Jigsaw ReviewAs a result, I could hook it up with the shop vac for cleaner surroundings. It also has a dust blower to clear the cutting line, improving visibility when the machine is in operation. Size is kept compact thanks to the brushless motor. Even though it’s running on lower powered batteries, you’ll get great runtime as a result. Soft-start is also present which helps with control when you start a cut. The motor will give you up to 3000spm via the variable speed trigger. Stroke length is a respectable 23mm which translates into cuts up to 90mm in wood and 10mm in mild steel. Tool-free blade change, LED light, constant speed control and the ability to bevel left and right to 45º are also present. A brushless electronic motor runs more efficiently than brushed types. This can help reduce the tool's energy consumption. Speed is measured in rotations per minute (RPM) and will either be a fixed speed or a variable speed. The much better choice is variable speed as it gives you much better control. It also allows you to use the right speed depending on what material you are cutting, such as soft woods, hard woods and metal. You also want a longer stroke length and anything over 200 mm is a great choice. Soft no load" function automatically reduces the motor speed during idling to suppress the vibration of the machine body

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