The MAC2400 is the smaller oil-based air compressor from Makita. As with other Makita compressors, the build quality is excellent, and unsurprisingly, has the more expensive ball drain valve for condensation removal from the air tank. It has two air outlets so that two different air hoses can be connected simultaneously, and the working parts of the unit are protected within a roll cage which also serves as a handle for portability. The motor operates on a 50% duty cycle like the majority portable compressors and requires 12.3A to operate so it works fine on a normal household circuit.
Which air tools does it work with?
- Air Nailers: it will work well with all Brad, Finish and Framing air nailers.
- Air Impact Wrenches: it will work with most impact wrenches on a low level basis (a few seconds bursts) but it is not recommended for powering of impact wrenches at a high level.
- Air Sprayers: it will work fine with small HVLP air sprayers on small and medium-sized spray jobs but will NOT give good results on anything large (like a car).
- Air Sanders: it is NOT recommended for powering most air sanders.