The Makita sliding combination miter saw is equipped with the unique DXT technology for deep, accurate cutting. An improved dust collection system effectively picks up sawdust with its double orifice. The rail forward design maximizes work space by placing the saw against the wall. A 3-stage gear reduction system greatly increases the cutting capabilities of vertical baseboards and nested crown mouldings. The 1 3/16" diameter guide rail and fixable guide stopper provide unparalleled material stability and support.The saw also features electronic speed controls that maintain consistency during harder uses. The unit gradually starts off, eliminating start up shock.This saw with stand is ideal for large materials with its large mitre table and easy-to-use mitre lock. One-year limited warranty.