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Makita gave this 9” Drywall Sander a lightweight design making it easier to use for extended periods to time. With a brushless motor the XLS01 delivers up to 35 minutes of run time on a single charge of a 5.0 Ah battery. The pipe extension collapses for confined spaces, and extends up to 16-1/2” for high walls and ceilings.


  • Direct drive Makita-built brushless motor positioned at the sanding head for increased sanding efficiency and reduced maintenance
  • Round brush design delivers high efficiency dust extraction with minimal leakage
  • Highly flexible head swivel allows for increased maneuverability across various wall orientations
  • Adjustable extension pipe collapses for sanding in confined spaces and extends up to 16-1/2" for reaching high walls and ceilings
  • Variable speed control dial allows manual RPM adjustment (1,000-1,800) to match the speed to the application
  • Delivers up to 35 minutes of run-time, using 120 grit abrasive discs with one 18V LXT® 5.0Ah Battery
  • Constant Speed Control automatically applies additional power to the motor to maintain speed under load
  • Auto-start Wireless System (AWS®) which utilizes Bluetooth® technology for wireless power-on/off communication between tool and dust extractor
  • AWS® capable with Auto-start Wireless Transmitter (part no. 198901-5) sold separately
  • Soft start suppresses start-up reaction for smooth start-ups and longer gear life
  • Overload sensor is designed to alert when excessive load is applied and protect from damage due to overheating
  • Compact and lightweight design; weighs only 10.7 lbs. with battery
  • Large two-finger power trigger switch with lock-on for continuous operation
  • Two position rubberized soft grip handles provide increased comfort and easier maneuverability of sander
  • Includes replaceable 8-hole Hook & Loop Soft Sanding Backing Pad (part no. 199939-3); optional medium and hard density pads available for various surface types
  • Optional Extension Handle (part no. 199937-7) allows an additional 22-3/4" longer reach for high walls and ceilings
  • Quiet operating sound level of 75 dB(A)
  • Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) is engineered for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh conditions
  • Includes large carrying tool bag and tray for easy storage and transportation
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery's built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
  • Makita technology delivers category-leading charge time so the battery spends more time working and less time sitting on the charger
  • Compatible with Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with a Star symbol
  • 3-year limited warranty on tool, battery and charger
  • Only use genuine Makita batteries and chargers

XLS01 18V Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 9" Drywall Sander

PriceFrom $618.98
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