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5" Cordless Masonry Saw with Brushless Motor, ADT & AWS
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AWS Technology
18V Battery
Tool only. Battery and Charger sold Separately
LXT Technology
LXT Technology
Model No: DCC500ZX1

Soft Start, Electric Brake, LED Job Lights

Makita's FIRST Cordless Masonry Circular Saw!

Designed for Wet or Dry Cutting Applications

  • Brushless DC motor with high power to weight and size ratio generates less heat buildup and is ideal for prolonged use in manufacturing / production applications
  • AWS (Auto-Start Wireless System) uses Bluetooth® technology to communicate between tool and vacuum and enable wireless control when used with Makita AWS cordless tools
  • Automatic torque Drive Technology (ADT) feature adjusts the torque and speed according to the load condition, enabling rapid movement between high speed and high torque applications
  • eXtreme Protection Technology (XPT) offers maximum protection against dust, debris and liquids for optimal performance in extreme conditions
  • Soft start feature gradually increases speed to eliminate start up shock
  • LED job light with pre-glow and afterglow features
  • Electric brake stops blade 3-5 seconds after trigger is released for increased operator safety
  • Bevel capacity up to 45°
  • 360° rotating dust port allows dust bag or vacuum hose to be easily positioned by operator
  • Ergonomic soft rubber grip design for vibration absorption and comfortable operation
  • Use with optional Water Attachment (part no 19M48-2) to enable dust-free wet cutting for maximum operator safety
  • Use with optional 4-3/8" Curved Diamond Blade for more effective circular cutting (part no. D-36938)
  • Use with optional Guide Rail Adapter (part no. 198673-2) to quickly adapt to 39” – 118” Guide Rails for maximum accuracy on long straight cuts


INCLUDES: Tool Only. Batteries and Charger Sold Separately. Dust Bag Assembly (126738-0), Hex Wrench 5 (783217-7) 


Battery Capacities

18V Li-Ion

Blade Diameter

5" (125 mm)

No Load Speed

8,800 RPM

Maximum Cutting Capacity


 0°: 1-9/16" (40 mm)

 45°: 1-1/16" (27 mm)

Vibration Level

4.0 m/s²

Noise Level

96 dB(A)

Overall Length

 11-1/8" (283 mm)

Net Weight

4.9 lbs (2.2 kg)

Water Attachment Kit for DCC500ZX1

Water Attachment Kit for DCC500ZX1

Note: Makita Canada reserves the right to change specification of products without notice. The contents of the parts breakdown and Instruction manuals may be different from current products.