Makita DRT50Z 18V Li-ion Cordless Brushless Laminate Trimmer Router (Bare Unit)

Product code: MAKDRT50ZJ
In Stock
£160.00 (inc. VAT)
£133.33 (ex. VAT)

Product information

Makita DRT50Z 18V Li-ion Cordless Brushless Laminate Trimmer Router

Model DRT50 is a cordless trimmer powered by 18V Li-ion battery and developed based on the model RT0700C

The Makita range includes mains and trimmers but the new DRT50 is an 18v cordless machine that combines the key elements of both tools and it is thought that this Makita tool is unique in the market place. 

The low energy, high performance Brushless motor runs between 10,000 rpm up to 30,000 rpm with variable speed by control dial, and features a constant speed control.

Adding to the versatility of the new DRT50 are two available collet sizes (3/8” and 1/4”), whilst alternative bases offer a 0 – 40mm plunge capacity with the trimmer base, and 0 – 35mm with the plunge base.  Three different model options are available, with varying extras incorporated; including tilt base, offset base, straight guide and trimmer guide.  A spindle lock and dust extraction nozzle is standard with all three versions.

Powered by the established Makita 18v Lithium-Ion battery mounted on the top of the machine for perfect balance and control, the machine housing and base are aluminium, contributing to the machine’s light weight at just 2.1kg and providing greater durability and accuracy.  It has a non-slip elastomer-covered body grip for increased operator comfort.

The machine fits easily into the alternative bases and is retained by a simple and efficient base lock system.  The aluminium trimmer base has an enlarged opening section for exceptional bit visibility and a replaceable non-marring plastic base plate for smooth movement.  The tilt base provides tilting capacity from 30 to 45°.  The plunge base has two ergonomically contoured plunge control handles for comfort and accuracy and an easy-to-operate lock lever.  The offset base enables close trimming with the bit set in the offset position to just 18.5mm to the wall or corner.

The new DRT50 18v LXT Brushless Router/Trimmer is available as body only with trimmer base and straight guide in a Makpac case; or as a body only with trimmer base, straight guide and trimmer guide packaged in a carton box; or as the body only with trimmer, plunge, tilt and offset bases, straight and trimmer guides in a convenient and durable Makpac case.


  • Up to 100 Metres of trimming using the 6.0Ah Battery* Trimming 6mm at 4mm deep*
  • The soft-start function minimises start-up shock, and makes the tool start smoothly
  • On/off switch with safety lock and variable speed
  • No Load Speed 10,000-30,000RPM
  • Shaft lock - easy installation and removal of trimmer bit with single wrench by pressing the shaft lock
  • BL Brushless Motor - provides more power to the motor whilst increasing runtime and durability
  • Constant speed control
  • LED job light
  • Connectable to dust extractor
  • Aluminium base for higher durability and accuracy
  • Aluminium housing
  • Shaft lock

Battery Type: Lithium-ion
Body only machine
Voltage: 18 v
Collet Capacity: 3/8" and 1/4"
Noise sound pressure: 78 dB(A)
Plunge Capacity (Trimmer): 0 - 40 mm
Plunge Capacity (Plunge): 0 - 35 mm
No Load Speed: 10,000 - 30,000 rpm
Vibration K factor: 1.5 m/sec²
Vibration: Cutting MDF: 4.5 m/sec²
Vibration no load: 2.5 m/sec²
Net weight: 2.1 kg


  • Trimmer base
  • Straight guide
  • Dust nozzle for trimmer base
  • Hex wrench x2
  • Collet cone
  • Template guide for trimmer

Technical specifications

Brand Makita
Condition New
Product Code MAKDRT50ZJ