Ideal for a variety of cutting applications, this Makita cordless one handed reciprocal saw is designed for faster and more efficient cutting. It has a variable speed of 0-3000 strokes per minute and a 1/2" stroke length, for achieving maximum cut depths of 50mm when used on timber and pipe. Increase your productivity with the tool-less blade change system, and reduce your fatigue on the job with the rubberised soft grip and lightweight design. The dual position on/off switch, exclusive to Makita tools gives you the versatility in switch operation, for paddle or trigger style use and the Star Protector Computer Controls will protect against overloading, overheating and over discharging. A handy LED light is built into this saw to illuminate your work area during operation. This reciprocating saw is compatible with Makita 18V Lithium Ion batteries, 1.5AH and above.