Dewalt DCD985B 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill Driver Review

Multi-Speed Hammer Drill
Dewalt DCD985B 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion 1-Inch Hammer Drill Driver Review

Product Name: Dewalt DCD985B 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill Driver

Product Description: Dewalt Hammer Drill

Price: $$$

Currency: US

Availability: InStock

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  • 10.0/10
    Durability - 10.0/10
  • 9.5/10
    Ease of Use - 9.5/10
  • 9.4/10
    Ergonomics - 9.4/10
  • 10.0/10
    Versatility - 10.0/10
  • 9.2/10
    Weight - 9.2/10
9.6/10

Summary

DEWALT has engineered and designed this DCD985B 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill Driver to regulate the drill’s size and weight distribution for an ideal stability and a lightweight and comfort sensation.

The DEWALT DCD985B 20-volt max lithium-ion 1/2-Inch premium hammer drill driver is specially designed by deploying state-of-the-art technology and inventive features that make this drill a perfect choice for professional and household jobs. The drill can be used by carpenters, woodworkers, electricians, plumbers, DIYers and experts for commercial and residential drilling projects.

The drill’s tremendous robustness, functionality, and comfort facilitate its users to do any kind of required drill and screwing task even in tighter places. The drill driver is quite user-friendly and flexible for a large variety of applications regardless of speed, torque, or power.

Powerful and Lightweight Design

DEWALT has especially designed electronics for this drill driver’s switch to ensure maximum life of the drill to protect it from overheating and overloading. The drill comes with a 20-volt lithium-ion battery to provide around 35 percent more runtime when compared to existing 18-volt lithium-ion battery technology available in the market.

Additionally, the Dewalt 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill Driver has got highly powerful and high-efficiency motor to deliver 535 unit watts of maximum power to ensure outstanding performance in drilling and screwing applications. The built-in LED light is placed above the trigger to improve visibility in faintly lit places. The drill comes with a three-year warranty.

High-Performance & Variable Speed

The Dewalt MAX Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Hammer Driver comes with a three-speed mode to meet user’s requirements.

  • 0-600 RPM
  • 0-1,250 RPM
  • 0-2,000 RPM

The all-metal transmission allows users to select the appropriate speed for the desired job. The speed selection mode provides a great benefit for various applications that require different speeds due of torque requirements. The DEWALT 20-volt hammer drill has also got a middle speed setting in addition to maximum and minimum speed extremes unlike other two-speed mode drills available in the market.

The ½-inch chuck reduces slippage and drill drop during jobs which require high torque and speed thus ensuring long life of the drill. The drill features an all-metal gear to meet the demands for intense durability.

Features and Specs

  • Item Weight 2 pounds
  • Product Dimension 2 x 2.9 x 10.2 inches
  • Item model DCD985B
  • Batteries Lithium ion
  • Color Yellow
  • Power Source Battery-Powered
  • Voltage 20 volts
  • Wattage 450 watts
  • Speed 2000 RPM
  • Connection Type ½-inch ratcheting chuck
  • Included Components bare-tool
  • Battery Included No
  • Special Features heavy-duty
  • Battery Required Yes
  • Battery Cell Type Lithium Ion
  • Warranty Description 3 Year Limited Warranty

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Pros

  • Powerful
  • Brush motor
  • Multi-speed Mode

 

Cons

  • Expensive

Verdict

The design of this first-class hammer drill integrates a slim handle to provide comfort to the user’s hand during long drilling jobs thus reduces user’s tiredness. The radiating built-in LED illuminates darker tight corners where there is little or no light. There is a heavy-duty 1/2-inch metallic chuck with carbide inserts to provide high-class bit-gripping strength.

DEWALT has engineered and designed this DCD985B 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill Driver to regulate the drill’s size and weight distribution for an ideal stability and a lightweight and comfort sensation.

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