Makita may not be synonymous with coffee makers, but the CM501D aims to change that. This followup to the DCM500 (above) is powered by rechargeable Li-ion batteries that powers the company’s cordless power tools, and when fully charged, can make up to 5.3 cups of coffee. Currently, the teal or crimson red models are only available in Japan, priced at $112. Continue reading for another video and more information.
“Makita released its first cordless coffee maker a few years ago, and naturally now also sells various flavors of coffee pods for the machines. You can, however, use them with regular ground coffee, in case you want to brew artisanal blends in the middle of nowhere. The Asahi Shimbun says Makita expects the new model to be popular with construction workers on building sites,” reports The Verge.