MAKITA DRS780Z Twin 18v Circular saw - 185mm blade

Makita DRS780Z Twin 18v LXT Brushless Circular Saw 185mm Body Only


The Makita DRS780 is a 185mm cordless rear handle saw powered by two 18v Li-ion batteries in series, and featuring high power similar to AC tool. 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. 

Brushless DC motor generates less heat buildup and is ideal for prolonged use in manufacturing / production applications. Battery protection system provides over-discharge, temperature and current protection for enhanced performance, battery cycle life and overall battery life. Xtreme Protection Technology (XPT) offers maximum protection against dust, debris and liquids for optimal performance in extreme conditions.


  • Two-stage safety trigger switch prevents accidental start up
  • Electric brake stops blade 3-5 seconds after trigger is released for increased operator safety
  • Soft start feature gradually increases speed to eliminate start up shock
  • Brushless DC motor with high power to weight and size ratio
  • Large integrated tool hanger provides convenience on the job site and fits 4" x 4" material
  • Automatic Torque Drive Technology: Automatically changes the cutting speed according to load condition for optimum operation
  • LED charge level indicator displays approximate remaining battery power
  • Enlarged depth scale with rubberised lever for maximum operator convenience and accuracy
  • Lightweight design with magnesium base plate and blade case
  • Retractable joist hook
  • Rear handle design


  • Voltage: 36v (18v x2)
  • Blade Diameter: 185 mm
  • Bore: 15.88 mm
  • Maximum Output: 1700 w
  • No Load Speed: 5,100 rpm
  • Max Cut @ 53º: 38 mm
  • Max Cut @ 45º: 45 mm
  • Max Cut @ 0º: 65 mm
  • Net Weight: 5.0 - 5.6 kg


  • Noise Sound Pressure: 92 dB(A)
  • Noise Sound Power: 103 dB(A)
  • Vibration K Factor: 1.5 m/sec²
  • Vibration: Cutting Wood: 2.5 m/sec²