Makita Coffee maker review [2021] – Makita cordless coffee machine

You must hear of coffee makers or you might see many coffee makers but now today’s generation want’s every appliance portable or cordless/rechargeable. Makita Coffee maker is the one which we are reviewing in this article.

So Makita comes with a brand new Makita DCM500Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Coffee Maker. Makita coffee maker has many important features that differ Makita from other available coffee makers.

Quick Highlight

Makita cordless rechargeable coffee maker comes in two variants 12V and 18V.

Both variants have a brewing time difference as per Makita 18V coffee machine brew coffee in 7 minutes.

When connects the power plug to an outlet (Without battery) the Makita coffee machine brews coffee in just 3 minutes.

Unlike other coffee makers paper filter is not needed for the Makita coffee maker as well.

As this coffee maker compact in size it can be easily used as a “Car coffee maker” as well.

Only need to carry coffee powder, water, and a Makita coffee machine to brew your best coffee anywhere.

Portable / Pocket size / Compact Makita coffee maker

Makita products are very known for their compact size , height and length. This DCM500Z coffee maker is also a compact or portable in size can also be called as pocket-sized coffee maker machine.

Dimension of makita DCM500Z and DCM501Z : 6.1 x 10.7 x 10.4 inches

height and width of makita coffee machine

Can Makita be used as car coffee maker

Yes, of course, the Makita coffee machine has all the properties to fit it into your car as well. Not only car if you’re going outside car still you can take it there and this is only possible due cordless and rechargeable battery. If you are planning for travelling or camping somewhere then this coffee maker will definitely help you in brewing your favorite coffee.

12V CXT vs 18V LXT Makita coffee battery operated| What is the big difference?

12V CXT and 18V LXT both are battery type whose have different cartridges in size. The main difference is the capacity and size 12V CXT is compact Xtreme Technology which comes under a lighter segment whereas the 18V LXT battery is heavier and market leader. We have explained both what is CXT and LXT in detail below.

Note : 18V LXT lithion Ion 5.0Ah battery sold separately.

What is Makita CXT battery?

CXT stands for Compact Extreme Technology.CXT battery is in the range between 10.8V to 12V and the size of this battery is compact. 12V CXT Lithium-Ion slide battery has a multi-contact connector which prevents losing contact in vibration as well. Also, have a 4-stage LED fuel gauge indicator to the charging status.

What is Makita LXT battery?

LXT – full form is Lithium-ion Xtreme Technology and the 18V LXT battery is the market leader. The reason behind the market leader it charges 3X faster, 50% more runtime performance, and manages power efficiently. These are a few LXT lithium ION battery advantages.

LXT battery advantages

Special features of Makita coffee maker

  • Makita provides a measuring spoon along with a coffee maker
  • AC Power and DC power supply options available
  • No need to buy a separate battery holder
  • 18V battery performance is better as compared to 12V CXT and much less time in brewing coffee on the direct power outlet.
  • In this segment of the rechargeable coffee machines, the Makita coffee maker charges faster than any other coffee machine which leads to less sitting time and more working.
  • Only 3.7lbs in weight which is very much lighter to carry anywhere.
  • Brews 5oz coffee with a fully charged battery.
  • It is also compatible with Makita 18V 4.0Ah, 3.0Ah, and 2.0Ah batteries

Boil Dry Protection

Makita is very much advanced in technology and protecting devices from false-negative situations.It has superb functionality called boil dry protection. If there is not enough water inside the Makita coffee machine then it automatically stops boiling to prevent the boil-dry situation.

Makita’s Star Protection Computer Controls

Makita created their own Star Protection Computer Controls which is communicating technology. Which is specially made to protect the device against overloading, over-discharging, and overheating.

Basically it monitors the condition of battery and then react accordingly.Main functionality is to stop the coffee machine in case of any overheating or machine is about to discharge.

Makita AC and DC power supply uses

Makita coffee maker’s main advantage is this it has both the options to plug it directly to AC or with the battery to DC. AC power supply feature mainly useful at home because we have power at home so why use battery and brewing time is very less after connect to direct power outlet.

Makita AC and DC power supply

Where as battery supply is useful while going for camping or travelling. Sometime we may face issues with power at home as well in that case we can connect Makita coffee maker to battery.

If you’re using Makita’s coffee machine then we recommend you to use both of these options frequently which may increase your battery life as well.

Warning : Use only Makita battery and charger instead of other local company battery.

How much is a Makita coffee maker price?

Price does matter as there is lots of competition in the market and everyone wants a product at a good price. This coffee maker is easily available on and as per amazon this coffee machine ships from Japan as Makita is a Japanese manufacturer.

There is 2 variant in this coffee maker :

  1. Makita DCM501Z 18V LXT/ 12V max CXTLithium-Ion Cordless Coffee Maker
Makita DCM501Z 18V LXT/ 12V max CXTLithium-Ion Cordless Coffee Maker

This variant costs around 102 USD without battery and charger

2. Makita DCM500Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Coffee Maker

Makita DCM500Z 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Coffee Maker

This variant costs around 61 USD without battery and charger

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Should you buy the Makita coffee maker?

If you read this article fully in detail then you might get little clear on what should be done should it buy or not. But we would say the Makita coffee maker is best if you are looking for a compact or portable coffee maker which you can carry anywhere.

Best thing about makita coffee maker :

  • It is cordless.
  • Battery operated.
  • Rechargeable.
  • Good battery backup.Brews around 5oz of coffee in a single charge.

About Makita Manufacturer

If you are buying any product then you must know about product’s manufacturer as well. Where it is established and how it is operating.

Makita is a Japan-based manufacturer mostly into hardware parts and nowadays more into battery-operated products and well known for it. Apart from that it’s not only operated in a single country but also their manufacturing plants in Brazil, China, Japan, Mexico, Romania, the United Kingdom, Germany, Dubai, Thailand, and the United States.

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Is Makita an US (American) company ?

No, Makita is Japanese company.

Is Makita brand good for coffee maker?

Yes, If you are looking for rechargeable battery operated coffee machine then Makita is the well known brand for cordless/rechargeable devices.

Does it comes with battery and adapter ?

No,battery and charger is not provided along with the tool, battery needs to purchase / buy separately.

Can we use makita coffee maker with direct electric power supply(without battery)

Yes, Makita provide both the option AC and DC power supply.

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