Makita LXRM03B 18V Cordless Job Site Radio Review
The Makita LXRM03B is a cordless job site radio that uses Lithium Ion battery packs. This job site radio can work with any type of power source including solar panels or wind turbines. The job site radio is available in three models: the LXR-1A, the LXR-2A, and the LXR-3A.
All three models are identical except for the model number. The job site radios have a range of up to 25 miles (40 km) and can operate from 12 volts DC or AC. They come in various colors and are powered by two AA cells or one AAA cell. You can charge them using either a standard wall outlet or with an optional portable charger.
The job site radio features an LCD screen that displays current battery level, battery voltage, and charging status of the battery pack. A microphone allows you to speak into the mic button when you want to make a call. There is also a flashlight function that will illuminate the screen if turned on.
In addition to its job site functions, it can also serve as a general purpose radio. You can use it for making calls over landlines or wireless networks such as GSM/EDGE, 3G, 4G LTE, WiMax, or WiFi. This is a very useful feature as it allows you to communicate over long distances.
The Makita LXRM03B will be of great use to contractors for its job site radio functions. It also has general purpose radio capabilities that can come in handy in case of an emergency. The model is fairly affordable and should fit within any budget.
Here is a list of pros and cons for the LXRM03B cordless job site radio:
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