Makita LXPH01Z LXT Cordless Hammer Drill/Driver Review

Makita LXPH01Z Cordless Hammer Drill

Note that the Makita LXPH01Z LXT hammer drill/driver has been replaced by the Makita XPH01Z Hammer Driver-Drill. Here you can learn more about the Makita XPH01Z.

The Makita LXPH01Z LXT hammer drill/driver is a lightweight but versatile cordless drill. Despite being lightweight, it is a powerful cordless drill. It has two speed ranges and a reversible engine. You can use it as a hammer drill, standard drill or screwdriver.

The rubberized soft grip makes the LXPH01Z comfortable to hold. The compact design makes it easy to use in cramped spaces. It has a built-in LED light. Like most drills today, it has a 1/2 inch keyless chuck, allowing quick bit changes. Additionally, it has 16 clutch settings.

The Makita LXPH01Z uses 18 Volt LXT lithium-ion batteries which can be charged with the Makita Rapid Optimum Charger. Note that battery and charger are sold separately, you only get the drill. If you already own Makita lithium-ion batteries and a charger, you are getting a very good deal. You can use Makita BL1815 or BL1830 batteries. The BL1830 last longer but also makes the LXPH01Z drill heavier, 4.0 pounds instead 3.4 pounds.

The Makita LXPH01Z drill/driver is backed by a 3-year warranty.


  • Lightweight and compact design
  • Very versatile drill
  • Very good value for the money


  • Drill only, no battery or charger included

Makita LXPH01Z Hammer Drill/Driver Specifications

No Load Speed Low 0 – 400 RPM
High 0 – 1,500 RPM
Blows Per Minute Low 0 – 6,000 BPM
High 0 – 22,500 BPM
Max Torque 480 inch/pound
Battery 18V LXT Lithium-Ion
Overall Length 8-1/8″
Net Weight (w/battery) 4.0 lbs.
Shipping Weight 3 lbs.

For more details about the Makita LXPH01Z Hammer Drill/Driver, you can read the Owner’s Manual here

Note that you only the Makita LXPH01Z drill/driver, no battery or charger is included. You only get the Tool Belt Clip (Makita 346034-2) with the LXPH01Z. If you want a kit with 2 batteries, charger and a case, the Makita LXPH01CW Hammer Drill Kit, is what you need. Here is more information about the Makita LXHP01CW Kit

All in all, the Makita LXPH01Z is a powerful and very versatile hammer drill/driver. If you already have own Makita lithium-ion batteries and a charger, you are getting very good value for your money. Otherwise, you may want to have a look at a complete Makita Hammer Drill kit instead, for example the Makita LXHP01CW, as mentioned above.

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Information From The Vendor
Makita’s 18V Lithium-Ion Cordless Hammer Driver Drill has a built in L.E.D. light that helps illuminate darker work areas. A 1/2 inch keyless chuck for quick bit changes. 16 clutch settings a tool belt clip that can attaché to either side of the tool and an all metal 2 speed Transmission. (bare tool only) Makita-built 4-pole motor delivers 480-Inch Pound of Max Torque.

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