Makita's 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Jig Saw is a combination of precision and power, all in a package considered to be the lowest overall weight in its class. The BJV180Z has a range of precision and comfort features for accurate jig saw cutting performance, including less vibration and lower noise for more control and convenience. The BJV180Z features a Makita-built high-torque motor which produces a 1-inch stroke and 2,600 strokes per minute (SPM) for speedy and efficient cutting. The BJV180Z also just weighs just 6.1 pounds (with battery, sold separately), coming in a more compact design at 10-1/8 inches long and an ergonomic shape that fits like a glove for decreased operator fatigue. The unit is designed for use by professional woodworkers, cabinetry makers, specialized residential construction workers, and any pro-contractor who needs a best-in-class designed cordless jig saw. Moreover, the BJV180Z has less noise, less vibration & weight for better control and increased comfort.