Makita has released the 18V X2 LXT lithium-ion (36V) Brushless Cordless 7 1/2” Dual Slide Compound Miter Saw, model XSL02Z. Makita’s new technology allows users 36V power and run-time—without leaving the 18V battery platform. Featuring an efficient brushless motor that delivers 5,700 RPM, the XSL02Z delivers lumber cutting capacity, with 2” x 12” at 90 degrees and 2” x 8” at 45 degrees.