7-1/4″ Cordless Circular Saw with Brushless Motor & AWS

Model No: DHS781Z

Cutting Capacity of 2-5/8″ (66 mm)

Auto-Start Wireless System (AWS) Technology Features Wireless Dust Collection Technology!

  • AWS (Auto-Start Wireless System) uses Bluetooth® technology to communicate between tool and vacuum and enable wireless control when used with Makita AWS cordless tools
  • Brushless DC motor with high power to weight and size ratio
  • Brushless DC motor generates less heat buildup and is ideal for prolonged use in manufacturing / production applications
  • Automatic torque Drive Technology (ADT) feature adjusts the torque and speed according to the load condition, enabling rapid movement between high speed and high torque applications
  • eXtreme Protection Technology (XPT) offers maximum protection against dust, debris and liquids for optimal performance in extreme conditions
  • Electric brake stops blade 3-5 seconds after trigger is released for increased operator safety
  • Soft start feature gradually increases speed to eliminate start up shock
  • Lightweight design with magnesium baseplate and blade case
  • LED charge level indicator displays approximate remaining battery power
  • Twin LED job light, with pre-glow and afterglow, and blower function keeps cut line visible for precise cutting performance
  • Trigger-lock button prevents accidental start-up for increased safety
  • Bevel capacity of 0o – 56o with positive stop at 22.5o and 45o
  • High performance and lightweight design with magnesium blade case and base plate
  • Ergonomic soft rubber grip design for vibration absorption and comfortable operation


Battery Capacities

Two 18V Li-Ion

Blade Diameter

7-1/4″ (185 mm)


5/8″ (15.88 mm)

Max. Cutting Depth:

2-5/8″ (66 mm)


1-13/16″ (45.5 mm)


1-5/16″ (34.0 mm)

No Load Speed

6,000 RPM

Vibration Level

 2.5 m/s²

Noise Level

 93 dB(A)

Overall Length

13-1/2″ (342 mm)

Net Weight

7.8 lbs (3.5 kg)