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Monday, November 19, 2012

The 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion Jobsite Radio (model LXRM03B) features more settings and a new iPhone®/iPod® docking station.


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

(800) 4-MAKITA

Monday, November 19, 2012


New jobsite radio delivers big sound in compact size, and features new iPhone®/iPod® docking station

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 Jobsite Radio, model LXRM03B.

The new LXRM03B 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® Jobsite Radio 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, and this new radio is a new addition to the expanding 18V LXT® line-up," said Mario Lopez, Makita Product Manager, Cordless Tools. "We’ve kept the great sound and compact size that contractors liked about the existing jobsite radio, but with this new model we added more settings and iPhone® compatibility. This is a perfect add-on for any contractor or build-it-yourselfer."
Rich Sound, Increased Compatibility
With two auxiliary ports for MP3/iPod® compatibility, the LXRM03B delivers rich stereo sound from two powerful 3" side-firing speakers. The radio can be powered by Makita 9.6V - 18V slide-style and pod-style batteries, including up to 16 hours of run time with the fast-charging 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion battery (sold separately). The LXRM03B is engineered to stand up against harsh jobsite conditions. Pairing protective bumpers and water-resistant construction, the radio has increased durability.  
Makita 18V Lithium-Ion
The LXRM03B 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 tools are backed by Makita’s 3-Year Warranty which covers repair due to defective materials or workmanship up to three years from the purchase date. 1-year warranty on the batteries and charger.(re: LXRM03B, 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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