MAKITA 18V Surface Scanner Skin DWD181ZJ

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  • Battery Included: No
  • Corded / Cordless: Cordless
  • Warranty: 5 Year Limited Upon Registration
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The MAKITA 18V Surface Scanner Skin DWD181ZJ quickly locates objects in multiple types of base materials to allow for immediate cutting, drilling or coring. It is capable of detectinga variety of embedded objects such as metal, wood, plastic, and shielded electrical wire up to 180mm deep.

The large 100mm illuminated interface displays center, edge position, and relative width and depth of embedded objects. A laser guide assists with straight travel across the surface and provides a center position of the sensor for increased accuracy. The scanner is designed for use in demanding job sites. A rubberized over-mold, IP-54 rating, and Extreme Protection Technology (XPT) all provide increased durability. XPT is a protective seal inside the tool. It is designed to improve a tool’s operation in harsh conditions by channeling water and dust from key internal components.

  • Capable of detecting a variety embedded objects such as; metal, wood, plastic and shielded electrical wire up to 180mm deep
  • Selectable base material modes allow for increased versatility in dry concrete, wet concrete, wall partitions (wood or plaster board) and hollow block
  • Simplified user interface displays center, edge position, relative width and depth of embedded objects
  • Multi-detection mode allows for scanning in up to three parallel surface positions; ideal for detecting objects running diagonally
  • Dust and water resistance with IP54 rating for increased durability


  • Maximum detection depth:
    • Metal in concrete: 180mm
    • PVC in concrete: 120mm
    • Stud in plasterboard: 25mm
  • Detection accuracy: ±5mm
  • Detectable distance between two adjacent objects: 40mm
  • Runtime (BL1860B): 28hours

*Battery and charger not included.


Part No DWD181ZJ
Barcode 0088381724142
Brand Makita
Warranty 5 Year Limited Upon Registration
Net Weight (kg) 1
Product Length (mm) 306
Voltage 18V
IP Rating IP54
Corded / Cordless Cordless

Pickup In Store

If you don't want to pay for delivery or need to ASAP, you can pick it up in store. Just bear in mind not all stores will have everything in stock. You'll be able to see if they do during the checkout process.

Free Delivery

Most products are included in free delivery, however some are excluded as follows:

  • Orders and/or items under $99.
  • Orders and/or items that are deemed bulky, large or heavy.
  • Clearance items.
  • Orders that include or items that are classed as dangerous goods.
  • Remote areas are excluded from free delivery and you will either be charged delivery at checkout or may be contacted prior to delivery to confirm delivery charges if necessary.
  • Interstate deliveries.

Total Tools reserve the right to change or withdraw free delivery at any time.

Estimated Delivery Timeframes

If you opted to collect in store you will receive an email to inform you when your goods are ready for collection.

If you opted for delivery, you will receive an email when the goods have been despatched to the couriers with details so you can track our order.

We aim to despatch all orders within 1-2 business days. In the unusual event of a delay to the despatch of your order you will be contacted at the earliest opportunity. Once the order has been despatched the estimated delivery time is as follows:

  • Metro (Excludes Hobart Metro) 1-2 business days
  • Hobart Metro 3-4 business days
  • Regional Areas 3-4 business days
  • Remote Areas 6-9 business days

Please note that these delivery timeframes are estimates and are not guaranteed.


Changed your mind? No worries. You just need to get the product back to the store it was shipped from (this is on your receipt) within 30 days, unused and in its original packaging and we'll give you a refund (excluding delivery costs). You can read our full returns & exchanges policy here (special order items are excluded from this returns policy).


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