Power comes from Makita's 25.4cc MM4 four-stroke petrol engine, delivering 1.03hp at up to 10,000rpm. The engine boasts low fuel consumption, low running costs and low emissions.
The blade cuts on both sides at up to 2,100 strokes per minute. It will cut 21mm-diameter branches. Weighing 6kg, the trimmer has a forward D-handle and rear grip.