With the release of two new models, Makita’s Job Site radios can now be powered by the full range of Lithium-Ion batteries found in the Makita power tool range.
This capability includes the 7.2v and 10.8v stick type batteries; the new 10.8v CXT slide type batteries and the 14.4v and 18v CXT slide type Li-Ion batteries.
The new Makita DMR200 Job Site Bluetooth speaker can be powered by an AC adaptor or via Makita CXT or LXT Li-Ion batteries for convenience when used on site or in the garden. None of these new devices are compatible with Ni-Cad, Ni-MH or G-series batteries.
Makita DMR107 Job Site radio
The Makita DMR107 Job Site radio has full AM and FM frequency ranges, twin 76mm diameter speakers with a maximum output when using an 18v battery of 3.5watts from both speakers. The IP64 protection rated dust and shower proof radio has elastomer bump protector casing, digital display, auxiliary device connection and AC adaptor.
Bluetooth Makita DMR108 Job Site radio
Meanwhile the new Bluetooth Makita DMR108 Job Site radio, which is available in either traditional Makita blue or black, is now equipped with Bluetooth Class 2 to wirelessly play music from a mobile device with a range up to 10 metres. It features twin 86mm diameter speakers and has a flat top to stably place mobile devices. It also features a USB output port that allows the mobile device to be charged from the radio.
The Makita DMR200 Job Site Bluetooth speaker is a compact and lightweight speaker powered by either the Makita LXT or CXT Li-Ion battery range or from an AC supply which delivers 7.0 10.0 watts output from the two-way speaker system, and features a 100mm diameter woofer and 36mm tweeter with a Bluetooth range of up to 10 metres. Features include AUX-IN jack; USB port for charging the mobile device; LED indicators to show power supply, maximum volume, and Bluetooth pairing / connectivity; IP64 protection rating and flat-top, anti slip surface for the portable device. Within the speakers compact proportions of 211mm x 199mm x 203mm there is an integral compartment to store your portable device so it can also be charged whilst stored within the speaker.