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Makita 18V LXT Rechargeable Wall Scanner DWD181ZJ

by Makita

Model: Makita DWD181ZJ

18V LXT Rechargeable Wall Scanner  (Tool Only)


  • Quickly locates objects in multiple types of base materials to allow for immediate cutting, drilling, or coring for through penetrations
  • Capable of detecting a variety embedded objects such as; metals (steel, aluminum, copper), wood, plastic and shielded electrical wire up to 7" deep
  • Selectable base material modes allow for increased versatility in dry concrete, wet concrete, wall partitions (wood or drywall) and hollow block
  • Simplified user interface displays center, edge position, relative width and depth of embedded objects
  • Multi-detection mode allows for scanning in up to three parallel surface positions; ideal for detecting objects running diagonally or detection affirmation
  • Laser guide allows for straight travel across scanned surface and provides a center position of sensor for increased accuracy
  • LED light illuminates the scan zone allowing for increased visibility in dark areas
  • Large 4" illuminated color display for improved clarity of embedded materials
  • Rugged construction with rubberized over-mold for increased durability on the job
  • Dust and water resistance with IP 54 rating for increased durability
  • Extreme Protection Technology (XPT™) is engineered for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh conditions
  • 18V LXT® battery delivers the convenience of a rechargeable tool battery; up to 28 hours of continuous run-time
  • Auto power-off function automatically shuts the device off for increased run time performance
  • Weighs only 3.1 lbs. with 18V LXT® 2.0Ah battery for reduced operator fatigue (battery not included)
  • Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery's built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature (battery and charger sold separately)
  • Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
  • Compatible with Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries with a Star symbol (battery sold separately)
  • Rapid Optimum Charger has a built-in fan to cool the battery for faster, more efficient charging (battery and charger sold separately)
  • Makita technology delivers category-leading charge time so the battery spends more time working and less time sitting on the charger (battery and charger sold separately)

Note: Battery and Charger are sold Seperately


Battery 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion
Max. Detection Depth (Metal) 7-1/16"
Max. Detection Depth (Plastic Pipe) 4-23/32"
Max. Detection Depth (Shielded Electric Wire) 4-23/32"
Accuracy of Depth to Object 3/16"
Localization Accuracy 3/16"
Min. Detectable Distance Between Objects 1-9/16"
Operating time 28hrs
Auto shut off Yes
Debris resistance IP54 rating (dust & water resistance)
Net Weight 3.1 lbs.
Overall Length 12"