Hitachi CR13VBY vs Makita JR3070CT

Model Hitachi

Basic Info

Suggested Price $169.00 $189.99
Release Sep 2012 Sep 2012


Top Features
  • User Vibration Protection (UVP) technology incorporates a counterweight mechanism that reduces full-load tri-axial vibration by over 65% significantly reducing vibration transfer to the user
  • Variable speed dial and trigger allow the user to adjust the cutting speed optimally for the application for less waste and more control
  • 2 mode cutting mechanism- straight mode and “swing” mode that produce significantly less rebound effect as compared to traditional orbital action for a more efficient cut in wood materials
  • Constructed with a triple seal design to protect from dust and debris generated during use- also protects from water waste when cutting into pipes
  • Ergonomic shape and slip/heat resistant grip are easier to handle and make it easy to use all day
  • Anti-vibration technology for 2x less vibration
  • Powerful 15.0 AMP motor with 0-2,800 SPM
  • Electronic speed control maintains constant speed under load
  • Built-in clutch reduces gear damage by disengaging gears if blade binds
  • 4-position orbital/straight cutting action
  • Variable speed control dial enables user to match the speed to the application
  • Long 1-1/4″ stroke for faster cutting
  • “Tool-less” blade change and shoe adjustment
  • Ergonomically designed rubberized grip for more comfort

All Features

Adjustable Shoe No Yes
UL Listed Yes Yes
Housing Material Polycarbonate Resin Plastic, Metal
Side Handle No No
Cordless / Corded Corded Corded
Amperage (A) 12 A 15 A
Horsepower 0 hp 2.31 hp
Main Handle Type D-Ring D-handle
Package Contents Saw, Case, 5 Reciprocating Saw Blades Includes: tool, (1) blade and case
Tool Weight 9.7 lbs 8.2 lbs
Keyless / Keyed Blade Change Keyless Keyless
Cord Length 7 in 96 in
Orbital Action Yes Yes
Warranty Limited 5-Year 1-Year Limited
Case Included Yes Yes
Package Weight 15.4 25.82
Variable Speed Yes Yes
Tool Storage Case Case
Product Data Last Certified 2013-06-11 2013-03-14
Dust Blower No No
Switch Type Switch Trigger
Internet Product Code (IPC) D229079CB25 A6F6D10F775
Color / Finish Green/Gray/Black Makita Blue and Black and Silver
Lock-on Switch No Yes
Speed Range High 3000 SPM 2800 SPM
Assembled Weight (lbs) 15.4 lbs 25.82 lbs
Length Of Stroke 1.25 in 1.25 in
CSA Certified Yes No
Voltage 120 V 115 V
ETL Listed Yes No
Assembled Width (in) 4.61 in
Assembled Height (In) 11.5 in
Package Depth UOM IN
Powered Tool Power Source Electric – Corded
Package Width 4.61
Package Height UOM IN
Net Package Quantity 1
Package Width UOM IN
Motor Bearings Steel Ball Bearing
Package Depth 26.57
Package Weight UOM LB
Package Height 11.5
Net Package Quantity UOM EA
Assembled Depth (in) 26.57 in
Number of Orbital Action Settings 4

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