The Makita 12V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion Cordless Jig Saw (VJ04Z, tool only) delivers fast and efficient cutting, with a compact design that’s engineered for ease-of-use and maneuverability. With the 12V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion slide-style battery (sold separately) users get improved balance and ergonomics over pod-style batteries. For added convenience the batteries include an on-board L.E.D. charge level indicator. The VJ04Z has a compact and ergonomic design at only 9-1/8 in. long with less weight (only 3.8 lbs. with 12V max CXT™ 2.0Ah battery, sold separately). The Makita-built variable speed motor delivers 0-2,900 strokes-per-minute, with 3 orbital settings plus straight cutting for increased versatility. It is an efficient and compact cutting solution for a wide range of materials. For longer run time, all 12V max CXT™ cordless tools are also compatible with the 12V max CXT™ Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah battery (BL1041B, sold separately). 12V max CXT™ lithium-Ion batteries are engineered with a Battery Protection Circuit that protects against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating. It’s part of the expanding 12V max CXT™ series, combining performance with superior ergonomics in a compact size.