Makita 18v Cordless Router Trimmer Complete with Bases DRT50ZJX3

The Makita DRT50 18v LXT Li-ion Brushless Router / Trimmer. The Makita Brushless motor is up to 50% more efficient than a comparative model. Without brushes in place to apply friction a Brushless motor can produce a greater measure of torque per weight. With more torque, less power is required for day to day use, adding to the motor's efficiency and extending the products overall lifetime as maintenance becomes less of an issue. Features include variable speed control dial with constant speed control, LED job light, push-button with lock on/off. The Makita DRT50 are dust extractor compatible via the dust extraction nozzle so the user can enjoy a dust-free working environment.

Trimer Base. Comes fitted to the machine. For smooth and fast cutting. OPen section provides excellant vsibility. Comes with precise cutting depth adjustment, non slip elastomer covered body grip and a simple locking system for the base.

Plunge Base. Includes 3-stage precision cutting depth adjustment and a plunge capability of 0-35mm. Very simple to operate, soft grip handles and very durable base for continous use.

Offset Base. Useful for trimming close to walls wihtin 18.5mm as well as tight corners. Comes with the same soft grip, simple lock mechanism and durabilioty as the other bases.

Tilt Base. Tilt capacity of -30 to +45 degrees as well as precision cutting depth adjustment and same soft grip and build quality as other bases.


  • Brushless motor eliminates carbon brushes, enabling the motor to run cooler and more efficiently for longer life
  • Aluminium housing and base for higher durability and accuracy
  • Usable collet sizes: 6 mm and 8 mm (1/4 inch and 3/8 inch)
  • 100% compatible with the Makita 18 volt Makstar range of LXT batteries up to 6.0Ah
  • Variable speed control dial - 5 speed settings from 10,000 - 30,000 RPM (no load)
  • Constant speed control - The speed control function provides the constant rotation speed regardless of load conditions
  • Soft start - The soft-start function minimises start-up shock, and makes the tool start smoothly
  • Shaft lock for easy installation and removal of trimmer bit
  • Includes dust port for attaching to Makita dust extractors
  • LED worklight illuminates the workpiece - controlled by switch
  • On / Off button for best control
  • Electric brake
  • Compatible with RT0700C / RT0701C bases
  • Guide rail compatibility possible when used in conjunction with 194579-2 Guide Rail Adaptor (sold separately) and 195563-0 Plunge Base (included)


  • Voltage: 18v
  • Collet Chuck Capacity: 6 mm and 8 mm (1/4 inch and 3/8 inch)
  • Plunge Capacity (Trimmer Base): 0 - 40mm
  • Plunge Capacity (Plunge Base): 0 - 35mm
  • No Load Speed: 10,000 - 30,000 rpm
  • Overall Length: 226 mm
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 89 x 89 x 225 mm
  • Net Weight: 2.1 kg

Items Included:

  • 1x DRT50Z Laminate Trimmer Body Only
  • 1x Laminate Trimmer Base
  • 1x Plunge Base
  • 1x Tilt Base
  • 1x Offset Base
  • 1x Trimmer Guide
  • 1x Guide Holder
  • 1x Side Handle
  • 1x Straight Guide
  • 1x Template Guide for Trimmer Base
  • 1x Template Guide for Plunge Base
  • 1x 1/4" Collet Cone
  • 1x Dust Nozzle for Trimmer Base
  • 1x Dust Nozzle for Plunge Base
  • 2x Hex Wrenches
  • 1x Makpac Type 4 Carry Case with Inlay