Makita Release Two New Cordless Jigsaws


Makita has released two new versions of their 10.8V Brushless CXT Jigsaw. The company have announced that they will be extending their cordless range, introducing new CXT jigsaws. Both of these new products have brushless motors and have a 90mm cutting capacity in wood. These newly released models are thought to challenge the higher voltage cordless products that are available to the in the market at the moment. The new Makita JV102D has a barrel grip and a raised front pommel, offering two-handed control of the machine. The other Makita cordless product is a JV103D and is a top handle model that is used most often for single hand operation.

Makita is a world class brand of professional power tools, accessories and work wear. The company has a reputation for delivering products that are a high quality, offer high performance and are durable even against the most rigorous industrial use. Makita has been in operation for 45 years in the UK, with offices located in Milton Keynes. The company have an extensive catalogue of more than 620 products and accessories including a range of corded drill/drivers, cordless combination drills, percussion drills, angle grinders, jigsaws and sanders.

Both of the new Makita 10.8V jigsaws can run up to 3,000 strokes per minute and has a 23mm stroke length as well as a tool-less blade change to be used for the B-type bayonet blades. The cordless jigsaws have been fitted with integral dust extraction as standard as well as a range of other features that makes these new tools compact and lightweight.  The tools have a variable speed dial and an electric brake as well as constant speed control. There is a LED job light and has a bevel capacity of 0° – 45° left and right.

Both of these new models released by Makita are available as body only machines or with two 10.8V 2.0Ah batteries, a fast charger and a Makpac case.


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