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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

The new BCF201Z features a 45 degree adjustable platform for a range of fan positions.

The new BCF201Z has two settings (high 1,700 RPM, low 1,200).

The BCF201Z is ideal for painters and general contractors.


Wayne Hart
Communications Manager
Makita U.S.A.
(714) 522-8088 x 4410

(800) 4-MAKITA



New BCF201Z delivers up to 3 hours of portable power on a single charge

La Mirada, CA   Makita, a worldwide manufacturer of technologically advanced power tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results, has released a new 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Cordless Fan, model BCF201Z (tool only).

The new BCF201Z is part of Makita's 18V LXT® Series, with 60+ tools powered by one 18V Lithium-Ion battery that reaches a full charge in only 30 minutes.


The 18V LXT® fan is a new addition to Makita’s 18V cordless series, with 60+ cordless tools powered by one fast-charging 18V Lithium-Ion battery.
"Makita continues to be the market leader in 18 volt Lithium-Ion with a growing assortment of solutions in our expanding 18V LXT® line-up," said Mario Lopez, Makita Product Manager, Cordless Tools. "The BCF201Z is a powerful and portable solution for painters, contractors, and more."
Durable Design Engineered to Withstand Jobsite Environments
The new BCF201Z has two settings (high 1,700 RPM, low 1,200) for optimal air velocity control, with up to 3 hours of continuous run time in low speed with a fast-charging 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion battery (sold separately). It can be powered by Makita 14.4 – 18V Lithium-Ion batteries, or an AC adapter. The 3-stage automatic timer offers 1, 2 and 4-hour power-off selection.
The durable design and protective bumpers are engineered to withstand a jobsite environment. The large carrying handle is included for easy handling, and the 45 degree adjustable platform allows for a full range of fan positions. The fan has a slim, compact design at 13.6"L x 5" W x 21" H, and weighs only 5.7 lbs. (with 18V LXT® battery, sold separately).  
Makita 18V Lithium-Ion
The BCF201Z is the latest addition to Makita’s 18V LXT® platform. As the leading innovator in cordless tools, Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion category in 2005. Today there are over 60 Makita 18V cordless tools powered by one 18V Lithium-Ion battery. Makita’s groundbreaking 18V Lithium-Ion platform features the ENERGY STAR® qualified Rapid Optimum Charger, which will charge an 18V LXT® battery in only 30 minutes for more work and less downtime.
Makita Lithium-Ion fans are backed by Makita’s 1-Year Warranty which covers repair due to defective materials or workmanship up to one year from the purchase date. 1-year warranty on the batteries and charger (re: BCF201Z, batteries and charger sold separately).
About Makita USA
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita utilizes leading-edge technology and innovation to engineer tools that are more compact with less weight yet deliver industrial strength power and results. Makita’s extensive line of cordless lithium-ion tools includes 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion, 18V Compact Lithium-Ion®, and 12V max Lithium-Ion. Other best-in-class products include rotary and demolition hammers and saws equipped with Anti-Vibration Technology (AVT®), MM4 4-Cycle outdoor power equipment, Super Joint System (SJS®) grinders, miter saws engineered with Deep and Exact Cutting Technology (DXT®), and more. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or visit the website at You can follow Makita at,, and The Makita Teal color is the trade dress of Makita Corporation and is protected under common law and registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Makita is Best in Class Engineering.


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