Makita XGT 40V Leaf Blower, 476 CFM

With zero emissions and lower noise, the 40V max XGT® Brushless Cordless Blower (GBU01Z) is a welcome solution for professional landscaping clean-up applications. The brushless motor runs cooler and more efficiently for longer life and delivers speeds up to 143 MPH air velocity. Select turbo boost mode for 564 CFM to move heavy debris.

The blower features a variable speed trigger to adjust speeds between 0-476 CFM. A cruise control lever provides management of power and run time and a speed lock provides continuous operation. The 3-stage telescoping long nozzle allows the user to adjust the nozzle of the blower to cover varying area ranges. The in-line fan design provides better tool balance and improved ergonomics.

XGT is a system of equipment, tools, batteries and chargers utilizing 40v max lithium-ion batteries. XGT is engineered to deliver high power to take on high-demand applications, allowing users to completely transition to a cordless job site. XGT is equipped with advanced brushless motor engineering, intelligent digital communication, and superior durability features to outpower, outsmart and outlast the rest.

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With zero emissions and lower noise, the 40V max XGT® Brushless Cordless Blower (GBU01Z) is a welcome solution for professional landscaping clean-up applications. The brushless motor runs cooler and more efficiently for longer life and delivers speeds up to 143 MPH air velocity. Select turbo boost mode for 564 CFM to move heavy debris.

The blower features a variable speed trigger to adjust speeds between 0-476 CFM. A cruise control lever provides management of power and run time and a speed lock provides continuous operation. The 3-stage telescoping long nozzle allows the user to adjust the nozzle of the blower to cover varying area ranges. The in-line fan design provides better tool balance and improved ergonomics.

XGT is a system of equipment, tools, batteries and chargers utilizing 40v max lithium-ion batteries. XGT is engineered to deliver high power to take on high-demand applications, allowing users to completely transition to a cordless job site. XGT is equipped with advanced brushless motor engineering, intelligent digital communication, and superior durability features to outpower, outsmart and outlast the rest.

POWER : Up to 55% more blowing force than Makita Gas Blower model BHX2500CA
PERFORMANCE : Makita-built brushless motor delivers up to 565 CFM and 143 MPH
CONTROL : Cruise control lever with variable speed trigger for power and run time management
RUN TIME : Up to 35 minutes of run time with 40V XGT® 4.0Ah battery (battery sold separately)
INCLUDES : Tool only

  • OUTPOWER: Makita-built brushless motor delivers up to 565 CFM and 143 MPH
  • OUTSMART: Move heavy debris with turbo boost mode
  • OUTLAST: XPT™ is engineered to provide increased dust and water resistance in harsh job site conditions
  • Up to 55% more blowing force than Makita Gas Blower model BHX2500CA
  • Turbo boost mode delivers 565 CFM for heavy debris
  • Up to 35 minutes of run time with 40V XGT® 4.0Ah battery
  • Cruise control lever with variable speed trigger adjusts between 0 - 476 CFM for power and run time management
  • Nozzle features a downward end point for reduced arm fatigue and more powerful air flow
  • 3-stage telescoping long nozzle for user convenience
  • Speed lock for convenient and continuous operation
  • In-line fan design provides better tool balance and improved ergonomics
  • Rubberized soft grip provides increased comfort on the job
  • Conveniently located hole on housing bottom to hang blower for easy storage
  • IPX4 weather-resistant construction for durability and long life
  • The digital communication within XGT® optimizes performance to provide up to 2X longer sustained power under heavy-load applications
  • The digital communication within XGT® actively monitors and protects against overload, over-discharge and overheating
  • XGT® Tools and Batteries are designed with a multi-layer contact interface for more constant power delivery to take on high-current demands
  • XGT® Batteries feature rigid rails with impact-resistant construction to secure the battery to the tool during high-demand applications
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger with dual-fan design circulates air through the battery to cool the battery and circuit board quickly for faster charging
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger’s digital display indicates battery charge level (-80%, +80%, 100%)
  • The XGT® Rapid Charger’s built-in chip thoroughly communicates during the charging process to control current, voltage, and temperature for more efficient charging
  • Compatible with Makita® 40V max XGT® Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • Only use genuine Makita® Batteries and Chargers
  • 3-year limited warranty

A NEW SYSTEM OF EQUIPMENT & TOOLS
XGT® is a new 40V | 80V max system of cordless equipment and tools. XGT® outpowers, outsmarts, and outlasts the rest. Through Makita’s innovative engineering, the technology within XGT® will lead to creating the equipment and tools of the future.

GET A COMPLETELY CORDLESS JOBSITE
The LXT® System handles most applications, but for high-demand applications that use corded, gas or air, the XGT System delivers higher-powered solutions. With 40V max and 80V max XGT® Products, pros can fully experience a battery-powered job site.

RARE EARTH MAGNETS & PURE COPPER WIRE
Rare earth magnets of the highest quality are engineered within the brushless motors to maximize power and performance.
Makita® XGT Products feature purpose-built brushless motors with more copper windings for increased power output.

BUILT-IN MICROCHIPS & DIGITAL COMMUNICATION
Built-in microchips in both tool and battery allow for real-time digital communication, actively monitoring heat, overload, and over-discharge.
Digital communication between XGT Tools and Batteries through enhanced digital communication technology optimize performance to deliver up to 2X longer sustained power during demanding applications.

IMPACT ABSORBENT STRUCTURE & WATER AND DUST RESISTANCE
Durable outer casing and cell holder create space within the battery to absorb impact.
Water and dust-resistant triple layer structure and an enhanced terminal structure are engineered to protect against water and dust for any job site condition.

MULTI-LAYER SURFACE CONTACTS & RAPID OPTIMUM CHARGING SYSTEM
Multi-layer surface contacts within tool and battery are designed to take on high current demands.
XGT Charger and Dual Cooling Fans digitally communicates before and during the charging process, evaluating battery condition to deliver a consistent fast charge. It even charges 18V LXT Batteries with an adapter.