Makita-built motor delivers 1,650 FPM chain speed for fast cutting. Two 18-Volt LXT lithium-ion batteries deliver power and performance without leaving the 18-Volt LXT platform. Low noise level at only 89dB (A) and zero emissions for operator comfort. 12 in. guide bar for increased capacity. Tool-less chain adjustment for convenient operation and maintenance. Front hand guard actuates chain brake when engaged. Cordless for reduced maintenance, no need to change engine oil or spark plug, clean air filter or drain fuel for storage. Weighs only 10.1 lbs. with batteries, batteries not included for easy handling. Extreme protection technology (XPT) for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh job site conditions. Rubberized soft grip top handle is engineered for the user to more easily apply even cutting pressure. Instant start-up: simply load two 18-Volt LXT batteries and the saw is ready to use. Electric brake for maximum productivity. Adjustable automatic chain lubrication with large oil reservoir. Large oil filling port with view window allows operator to easily add and check bar oil level. LED battery indicators show charge level for each 18-Volt LXT battery.