Makita upgrades impact driver

The new LXDT04 is engineered with a Makita-built, 4-pole motor with variable speed that delivers 1,420 in.lbs. of Max Torque, 0-3,200 impacts per minute, and 0-2,300 RPM for a wide range of fastening tasks.

Makita impact driverThe LXDT04 also has an excellent power-to-weight ratio, with a more compact design (5-7/16" long) and less weight (only 3.3 lbs., with battery) than the previous model.

Consistent with all Makita impact tools, the proprietary hammer and anvil impact mechanism in the LXDT04 is manufactured using the best raw materials with the highest quality steel and unique heat hardening process for maximum fastening and driving power.

Comfort and ease-of-use features include a ¼" hex "one-touch" chuck for quick bit changes, with no need to pull the sleeve for bit installation. It also has a built-in L.E.D. light with afterglow function that helps illuminate the work surface, and a tool belt clip that can attach to either side of the tool. The LXDT04 features a new rubberized grip, redesigned for improved comfort and ideal for anyone working a full day on the job site.

With its variable speed motor and 1,420 in. lbs. of Max Torque, the LXDT04 is engineered for a wide range of fastening applications and is ideal for HVAC, mechanical, electrical, fencing/decking pro contractors, steel stud framers, woodworkers, finish carpenters, and general contractors seeking a best-in-class industrial quality 18V Lithium-Ion cordless impact driver.

Model LXDT04 is a kit and includes two 18V LXT Lithium-Ion batteries, a 30-minute Rapid Optimum Charger, tool belt clip, and a tool case. The LXDT04Z includes the tool only.