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Makita DUH523Z 18V Li-ion LXT Hedge Trimmer

Makita DUH523Z cordless 18v hedge trimmer is an excellent cutter designed by a very respected manufacturer. The 18v mobile hedge trimmer is packed with vital features that make it stand out among other hedge trimmers. It belongs to the group of best cordless hedge trimmers capable of caring for your heavy duty trimming job. Makita DUH523Z cuts with ease wood, thick and tall plants. Notably, it is a great innovation with a whole lot of improvements made over the other Makita DUH models.


The key features of Makita DUH523Z include blade length of 520mm to give excellent reach without having to strain your body to clip the final few twigs. Two handed safety switching is equipped to give a safer and more comfortable use. It also has a soft grip and a low vibration battery capacity lamp for warning. In addition it is compatible with 1.5, 3.0, 4.0 and 5.0Ah Li batteries. The Makita DUH523Z cordless hedge trimmer has a compact net weight of 3.4 kg and an overall length of about 938 mm. The tooth spacing of 26 mm a worthy companion for your garage. The anti-vibration structure consists of five cushions. They absorb the vibrations from the blade and the motor-crank section. The grip is real rubber. This allows an ergonomic comfortable and firm grip to the user. It minimizes injuries to the hand that may occur as a result of extended handling from vibrations.

Key Features
  • Anti-vibration structure consisting of motor-crank section and handle section linked by 5 cushions
  • Rubberised soft grip provides comfortable and sure handling
  • Battery capacity warning lamp with red blinking alert
  • Stain-free shear blade surface of glittering silver obtained by non-electrical nickel plating
  • User-replaceable blade removed without disassembling housing

In the Box
  • 1x DUH523Z Body Only
  • 1x Blade cover

  • Battery Type - Lithium-ion
  • Body only machine - Yes
  • Voltage - 18 v
  • Blade Length - 520 mm
  • Blade type - Double Sided
  • Strokes per Minute - 1,350 spm
  • Cutting diameter - 15 mm
  • Net weight - 3.0 - 3.4 kg
  • Noise sound pressure - 77 dB(A)
  • Noise K factor - 2.5 dB(A)
  • Vibration no load - 2.5 m/sec²
  • Vibration K factor - 1.5 m/sec²


As standard Makita offer a 1 year manufactures’ warranty on machines from the date of purchase

The 1 year warranty can be extended to a 3 year warranty* with online registration

All Makita products are thoroughly inspected before they leave the factory to ensure they meet the highest of standards but on rare occasions a machine may develop a defect, if this happens, don't worry, Makita's warranty system is one of the best around.

Makita services agents are located across the country and will be able to repair a faulty machine under warranty. Use this tool to find your nearest agent: Makita Dealer Locator.

If a suitable dealer can not be located then the Makita returns form can be used to arrange a free of charge collection of your machine for inspection by Makita.

*Please note:

  • Registration for Makita's extended 3 year warranty is only available within 30 days of the purchase date.
  • 3 year warranty is not available for Batteries, Battery Chargers, Accessories, Petrol Powered Products, Production Tools and Air Tools and Compressors.  
  • When filling out the 'Makita Dealer' section of the 3 year warranty form please enter 'J CARR & SON LTD'.
  • As well as providing a 3 year warranty certificate, proof of purchase will also be required, so please keep your receipt.

*This guarantee does not apply where:

  • Repairs have been made or attempted by others.
  • Repairs are required because of normal wear and tear.
  • The tool has been abused, misused or improperly maintained. 
  • Alterations have been made to the tool.
  • This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights.


  • We aim to despatch all power tool orders processed before 2pm on the same day for a next day delivery.
  • We offer free delivery on all power tool orders over £99.
  • Parcels with a cost of up to £150 are sent via Royal Mail on a first class Signed For service that is delivered next day 98% of the time, this includes Saturdays.
  • Parcels with a value of over £150 are sent on a next working day, pre 12pm delivery service with DPD.
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Despatched same day on orders place before 2pm.
Free delivery on orders over £99

Our expert verdict


The Makita DUH523 is a very lightweight hedge trimmer.

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