The Makita DCM500Z isn’t the first coffee maker targeted towards contractors, if you remember way back to November 2014, the Coffeeboxx Coffee Maker launched on Kickstarter as the world’s first ruggedized coffee brewer. Though both coffee makers are designed to serve the same market, they are nothing alike—apart from making coffee. The biggest difference is the fact that the Makita DCM500Z coffee maker is cordless. The other difference, besides design, is that the Makita coffee maker doesn’t use a K-Cup coffee pod, but instead has a reusable permanent filter. While the K-Cup is probably handier in a portable situation, it is always cheaper to use regular ground coffee.
Powered by an 18V LXT battery, the Makita DCM500Z Coffee Maker can brew one 5 oz. cup of coffee in only 7 minutes. If that is not fast enough for you, the cordless coffee maker can run off of corded AC power to make a cup of coffee in only 3 minutes. The coffee maker itself is rather compact at only 8-3/8" tall, but the LXT battery pack is not housed within the coffee maker, it is attached with a short tether. Yes, this cordless tool actually still needs a cord.
DCM500Z Cordless or Electric Coffee Maker:
Convenient Coffee Brewing On the Jobsite!
Boil dry protection features automatic Shut-Off when the internal temperature reaches 90oC with no water in the tank to prevent burnout
Easy brew system requires no additional paper filters to operate
Battery protection system provides Over-Discharge, Temperature and circuit protection for enhanced performance, Battery cycle life and overall battery life
Includes 18V Li-Ion (DC) Battery Adapter and Electrical (AC) Adapter to enable operation on either power source
AC Power Supply Cord (BE00000022), DC Power Supply Cord (BE00000024), Battery Holder Box.