The Makita BUH550RD - 550mm Cordless Hedge Trimmer runs on 36V LXT Li-Ion batteries. It has a blade length of 550mm to provide maximum cutting capacity and a 6-speed dial to enable the user to select the speed based on the application. This cordless hedge trimmer is equipped with a soft start to avoid sudden yanks. It features two-handed operation, starting only when the trigger and the front handle are engaged thereby increasing user safety. Makita BUH550RD has a blade tip guard to protect it from wear and tear. The performing gear case is designed to improve the durability of the trimmer machine.