The Makita 22 in. Electric Hedge Trimmer (model UH5570) combines commercial-duty power and ease-of-use for improved performance in a range of applications. The UH5570 is powered by a 4.8 Amp motor that delivers 1,600 SPM for faster trimming and is engineered for quiet operation and less vibration. The UH5570 has a cutting capacity of 21-5/8 in. L and 1/2 in. Dia for increased efficiency and the 2-hand operation switch is engineered so the motor runs only when grips are held with both hands. Additional ease-of-use features include a large transparent hand guard for improved view of work area and a well-balanced design for increased user comfort.