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18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless 1/4 in. Cordless 3-Speed Impact Driver Kit
  • Makita
  • Model # XDT01
  • Internet # 206020984

18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless 1/4 in. Cordless 3-Speed Impact Driver Kit


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Model # LXDT01

Internet # 203231907

18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion 1/4 in. Brushless Impact Driver Kit with 3-Speed

This item has been discontinued.
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Model # LXDT01

Internet # 203231907

Store SO SKU # 1000468809

The Makita 18-Volt LXT Lithium-Ion 1/4 in. Brushless Impact Driver Kit with 3-Speed combines longer run time, more torque and more power for maximum versatility and performance. Engineered with a Makita BL brushless motor with a 3-speed power selection, you get plenty of power for tackling a wide range of tasks and materials faster and precisely, including cabinet screws, deck screws and lag bolts. Easy to use with a rubberized grip for comfort and control, this kit is durably made to withstand jobsite wear and tear and is also ideal for DIY projects around your home.

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  • 3-speed power selection switch with 0-1300/0-2000/0-2600 RPM and 0-1300/0-2800/0-3400 IPM delivers precise fastening control for a wide range of applications
  • Efficient BL brushless motor is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy
  • BL brushless motor eliminates carbon brushes for cooler running and longer life; 1460 in. lbs. of max torque
  • Electronically-controlled BL brushless motor uses energy to match torque and RPM to the changing demands of the application for superior results
  • Battery warning light and built-in LED light both flash when it is time to recharge the battery
  • Compact and lightweight design at only 5-1/2 in. long and 3.3 lbs. for reduced operator fatigue and less downtime
  • Convenient 1-touch 1/4 in. hex chuck for quick bit changes
  • Built-in LED light has an independent on/off switch and illuminates the work area
  • Rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort on the job
  • Makita's proprietary hammer and anvil impact mechanism are manufactured using superior raw materials and steel and a unique heat hardening process for maximum fastening and driving power
  • LXT lithium-ion battery and Makita rapid optimum charger produce 430% total lifetime work with 3x more cycles
  • Lithium-ion batteries provide longer run time and lower self-discharge
  • 30-minute rapid optimum charger communicates with the battery's built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
  • 30-minute rapid optimum charger has a built-in fan to cool the battery to produce more lifetime work
  • 3-year warranty on tool; 1-year warranty on battery and charger
  • Includes: 18-Volt LXT lithium-ion 1/4 in. brushless impact driver kit with 3-speed, (2) 18-Volt LXT lithium-ion batteries (BL1830), 18-Volt lithium-ion rapid optimum charger (DC18RC), tool case and tool belt clip
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Drive Size (in.) 
Product Depth (in.) 
Product Height (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
Amperage (amps) 
Batteries Included 
Battery Power Type 
Lithium Ion 
Battery Size 
Lithium Ion 
Charger Included 
Color Family 
Cordless Tool Type 
Impact Driver 
Impacts Per Minute 
Maximum Speed (rpm) 
Power Tool Product Type 
Product Weight (lb.) 
3.3 lb 
Tools Product Type 
Power Tool 
Torque (lb-in) 
Variable Speed 
Voltage (volts) 
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications and Listings 
1-UL Listed 
Manufacturer Warranty 
3-year warranty on tool and 1-year warranty on batteries and charger 


Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 7 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Impressive battery life and power I use this tool on a daily basis for work, and my production has increased since purchasing the new brushless model. I was previously using the BTD142HW and was satisfied, but now after using the brushless impact, I could never go back. The speed of the brushless motor and the torque behind it has taken a task that used to take 15 min and cut it almost in half. The lag bolts bite much faster, and the motor just won't quit. The tool's power and speed may not make the biggest difference in the world, but the difference in life of the battery is HUGE! I used to go through about 2 or 3 battery charges a day with the BL1815 on my old impact, and now 1 charge on the BL1830 with the new brushless motor can last almost all week. After getting the drill, I brought it inside to charge the batteries properly then took it to work. After completing 4 days worth of work, the "low battery" light indicator started blinking at me. The one bad thing I do have to say about Makita is that the batteries aren't supposed to be charged for 15 or 30 minutes then removed from the charger and put to use. If you read the manual on the charger, it says that it is best to let the battery sit for an additional 30-60 AFTER the 15 or 30 min quick charge (based on the size of the battery) to "cool down." If you advertise a quick charger that is supposed to be done in 30 min, don't make the batteries so that they need to stay on for an additional hour to get a (true) full charge. I will have to compare with other brands to see if they all say that. Also, why are the chargers so expensive? It is twice as much for a Makita charger than it is for any other brand's single battery charging unit. Overall, I love my Makita's performance, and the battery life on the new motors has saved me so much time. I can't wait for the brushless hammer drill/driver. May 5, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by LXDT01 Discontinued This is undoubtedly a great driver however it has been discontinued by Makita and replaced with the XDT01 model. I have a 14.4v cordless drill from back in 1997 and it still works like new. So don't fear that they will not support this tool anymore. I bought a new battery and charger a few years ago and have never had to replace the brushes. These new ones are brushless anyway. They'll last a very long time if you take care of it. November 30, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by love this drill i buy this drill a week ago, and i love this drill it is really fast and the three speed is amazing, you can do what ever you want. May 25, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by The three speeds give you better control for screw depths The battery life is great. The brushless tech. does give you alot more battery life. The speeds also help and the lite weight compact style is also great. January 8, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by huge difference Bought it on sale and on an impulse. Use it daily on the job. Like other reviews, it can/will drive lag bolts without a lot of effort. Lightweight and convenient and the case has plenty of room to leave plenty of most used drivers without making it a jigsaw puzzle to get the case closed.. The only thing that I don't like is that everyone want's to grab it and use and I have to chase it down. Wish I would have stepped up to the pump and purchased before spending the money on others that now sit in waiting as back up (or for using the batteries for snakelights/flashlights)... May be a little pricey for the homeowner, but worth the investment for the professional that get's tired of wearing out tools... Been using almost daily for 6 months and it still performs like new. September 17, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by soo much better than the rest I was on a job driving 4" tdk lags into a ledger, with my Milwaukee m18 impacter, then I was handed the Mikita and was told "we were going to be here all day for you" I used the Makita and found it to be 100% faster than the Milwaukee. My Milwaukee is on Ebay now and I have the new Makita BL impact driver. And the battery last much longer between charges. November 24, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best Impact Driver I've ever used This is the best impact driver that I've ever used. For one it's brushless motor enables the batteries to last much longer than a traditional brushed motor. Another great feature is the LED lighted gear switching button, which at first I was not sure of, but it's continued flawless operation and ease of use has easily overcome my initial concerns. It's motor has more than enough power to complete any task at hand. In fact, I use it in second gear most of the time because third gear usually has too much power for most applications as well as I intermittently use it in first gear too to prevent screw stripping for more fragile tasks. Which I would like to point out to anyone considering purchasing a impact driver to purchase one with three gears instead of two or just one because it will severely limit the applications that it can be used. This impact driver is a work horse for me and I really don't have any complaints as I have not had any problems with it even after it surviving some ten foot falls off the ladder/tree (I need a better tool belt). Power tools are my life because they enable me to complete the quicker without compromising quality and in actuality improving it. The next time you see wood screws not sunk flush into the wood you can probably chalk it up to the contractor lacked a great impact driver such as this one. The improved version of this impact driver is the LXDT06, but I'm satisfied with this one March 14, 2014
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