Bosch has just announced a new MX30E oscillating multi-tool that features a tool-free blade and accessory change mechanism. Fein’s MultiMaster, Dremel’s Multi-Max MM40, and models from Porter Cable and Craftsman feature a tool-free blade change as well.
The new Bosch MX30E Multi-X is powered by a 3A motor, which is said to the be the highest amp rating in its class. Speed is adjustable from 8,000 to 20,000 oscillations per minute, and electronic controls keeps the speed constant even under heavy load.
Bosch designed the multi-tool with a reinforced gear housing meant to cut down on tool vibration, and multiple soft-grip areas to further improve user comfort.
The new Multi-X will be available in several kit configurations:
- MX30EC-21 comes with 5 cutting and scraping accessories, and 16 sanding accessories ($199)
- MX30EK-33 comes with 7 cutting, scraping, and grinding accessories, and 26 sanding accessories ($249)
- MX30EL-37 comes with 11 cutting, scraping, and grinding accessories, and 26 sanding accessories ($299)
An optional dust collection kit (OSC003) will also soon be available.
Bosch Multi-X via Amazon
Bosch MX30E kits should be soon be available via authorized distributors nationwide.