Info on the New DeWALT Power Detect Hammer Drill
Equipment manufacturer DeWALT launched the new DeWALT DCD998W1 20V MAX XR 1/2" brushless hammer drill/driver with Power Detect™ tool technology kit.
( 20V MAX means maximum initial battery voltage is 20 - measured without a workload. The actual/nominal voltage is 18 )
According to DeWALT company, their Power Detect™ tool technology maximizes the performance of the drill/driver when used with high-capacity XR batteries compared to 5.0Ah batteries or less.
What is DeWALT Power Detect?
'Power Detect' is a technology that can detect/identify the battery, which enables the tool to adjust the power output, resulting in an increase of the runtime.
When you use the 20V MAX 8Ah battery, this DCD998W1 drill hammer/driver will output up to 29% more power compared to its predecessor the DCD996 hammer drill/driver with a DCB205 battery (5.0 Ah).
Other features are:
- Upgraded brushless motor
- Durable housing
- 3 speeds
- 3-mode LED light with spotlight mode for working in dark spaces
- Heavy-duty 1/2" metal chuck for bit gripping strength
- 11 clutch settings
- Drill power rating: 1050 UWO (= Unit Watts Out, a calculation of speed and torque)
- No-load speed: 0-450/0-1,300/0-2,000 rpm
Height: 8.2 inches, Length: 8.85 inches, Width: 2.55 inches
Weight: 3.5 lbs
Warranty: 3-years limited warranty, 1-year free service, 90-day money-back guarantee.
What you get.
The DCD998W1 hammer drill/driver comes with DCB208 20V MAX Lithium-ion 8.0Ah battery, charger, belt clip, side handle and kit bag.
For the DeWALT DCD998W1 20V Max XR 1/2 Inch Brushless Hammer Drill/Driver with POWER DETECT™ Tool Technology kit, see Amazon Here for more information and pricing.
DeWALT also arranged a combo kit, including above mentioned hammer drill and the DCD887 20V MAX* XR® Brushless 1/4" Impact Driver.
For the combo kit DeWALT DCK299D1W1 20V Max XR Hammer Drill/Driver with POWER DETECT™ Tool Technology kit And Impact Driver kit, see Amazon Here for more information and pricing.