Makita DUH523RT 18V LXT battery hedge trimmer (21″ cut) (Kit (with battery & charger))

RRP: £452.00 (ex. VAT)

£143.32 ex VAT (£171.98 inc VAT)

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The Makita DUH523RT battery hedge trimmer kit includes 1x 5Ah 18V LXT battery and DC18RC fast charger. Powered by an 18V Li-ion LXT slide-type battery to deliver up to 1,350 strokes per minute.

The DUH523Z is equipped with a two-handed operation switch; the motor will only be activated when the switch and top handle are engaged, user-replaceable 52cm blade; stain-free shear blade surface of glittering silver obtained by non-electrolysed nickel plating that features a high anti-abrasion surface for long-lasting coating.

What’s Included?

  • Makita DUH523Z 18V LXT Battery Hedge Trimmer
  • Makita BL1850B 5Ah Battery
  • Makita DC18RC Fast Charger
  • Blade Cover

User Benefits:

  • Rubberized soft grip provides a comfortable and sure grip.
  • Stain-free shear blade surface of glittering silver obtained by non-electrolyzed nickel plating that features high anti-abrasion surface for long-lasting coating
  • Anti-vibration structure; 5 cushions to absorb vibration from blade and motor-crank section
  • User-replaceable blade The blade can be removed without disassembling housing.
  • Battery capacity warning lamp Blinking red; Battery power has been nearly used up. Solid red; Battery power has been used up (Battery protector will shut off the power.)

Product specification

Battery Type


Rated Voltage


Blade Type

Double Sided

Max Branch Diameter



3.0 – 3.4 kg

Noise Levels

77 dB(A)

Vibration K Factor

1.5 m/sec²

Vibration No Load

2.5 m/sec²


3 Years (Shell Only)


Blade Length

21" / 52cm


Kit (with battery & charger)

Power type