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Hitachi DS18DSAL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2-in Variable Speed Cordless Compact Pro Drill/Driver Kit

Hitachi DS18DSAL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2-in Variable Speed Cordless Compact Pro Drill/Driver Kit

Hitachi DS18DSAL 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2-in Variable Speed Cordless Compact Pro Drill/Driver Kit


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18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2-in Variable Speed Cordless Compact Pro Drill/Driver Kit

  • Clutch offers 22 drive settings and one drill mode for both high-torque applications and precision driving
  • Ratcheting keyless metal chuck accepts a wide range of bits that can be changed quickly and easily
  • Externally accessible carbon brushes for easy and economical brush changes to extend the life of the tool
  • Variable-speed trigger and 2-speed motor for maximum control and precision during use
  • Metal belt hook for easy jobsite accessibility
  • LED work light illuminates the work surface and is ideal in dark work spaces
  • Metal belt hook for easy jobsite accessibility
  • Lithium-ion slide batteries improve ergonomics and balance while extending runtime, delivering fade-free power, and weigh 40% less than standard NiCad or NiMH batteries
  • Battery charger circuitry prevents overheating and power loss
  • Includes forward and reverse switch


  • Maximum chuck size: 1/2-in
  • Chuck type: Keyless
  • Maximum speed: 350 / 1,500 RPM
  • Torque: 460 in-lbs
  • Number of clutch settings: 22+1
  • Battery type: Lithium-ion
  • Battery voltage: 18
  • Battery amp hours: 1.5
  • Recharge time: 40 minutes


  • (2) 18-volt lithium-ion slide batteries
  • (1) 18-volt compact pro flashlight
  • (1) Quick charger
  • (1) 2-Sided #2 Phillips bit
  • (1) Carrying case
Listing: , ETL Listed, CSA America
Warranty:Lifetime on Tool, 2 Year on Battery

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Width:2½ inches
Length:7.7 inches
Height:9½ inches

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Clutch is not durable
By from South Carolina on Feb 26, 2016
I was very pleased with this drill for a few months and then got to noticing was having to use the drill bit setting to drive two inch screw in wood. The clutch has not held up well. By no means has the drill be used a lot even though about two years old. The batteries do hold up their charge well. The drill is balanced well and comfortable to use. Did drop the drill off of ladder at about four feet and there total snap just above where the battery mounts on drill. Felt that was very major damage for no further fall than it was. My dewalt was tougher drill. Flashlight in kit to me is of little value and never used it so no comment on it. I am also a person who on tools I use do not keep them the case, rather on my work bench or shelf at it so case is also of little value but both seem of decent quality. The flashlight should have been led. If you will be really do only light work with it would say will give you long good service. But if you will be doing such as installing even 1/2 siding with say 2 inch screws it will not hold up long.
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Hatichi 18 volt drill
By from panama city florida on Dec 03, 2015
The drill itself is great. After about 6 months the batteries will not hold a charge hardly at all.
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great product
By from Six Mile, SC, USA on Nov 05, 2015
almost too much torque and I like the 40 min or less lithium charge time
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Easy to use and Powerful
By from Grove, Ok on Oct 02, 2015
I''m a 74 yr old female that needed to replace a corded drill. I really wanted a 24 volt, but didn''t want to pay the price. It came with 2 batteries and a flashlight. I used the drill to build a 12'' flower box and really thought it performed good. Was not too heavy, and seemed to have all the power I could handle. I like that it''s a 1/2" drill instead of the 3/8" of my previous drill. The staff at Lowe''s are always friendly and helpful. I''m very pleased with the Hitachi brand.
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Great Drill
By from Los Angeles, CA, USA on Sep 26, 2015
Drill is Great. I also got the Impact Driver in a separate purchase. Only complaint is the Light is NOT LED, still old flashlight bulb technology. Or even better, do not include and lower the price.
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In the details
By from Dayton, OH on Jul 19, 2015
I bought a Hitachi for myself years ago, one for my oldest son when he struck out on his own, and now this one for my younger son. I''ve had mine for close to ten years now. This one is the lightest of the three, but no less powerful. The feature that wins it for me--and there are plenty of good cordless drills out there--is the work light on the front that shines on the spot you are drilling/bit driving. You don''t really appreciate it until you''re on your back in a tight space, trying to see what you''re doing and don''t have the space or enough hands free to put a flashlight on your work. The hard shell carrying case is nice, though I rarely use it. It''s one of things you don''t need, unless you need it badly. The batteries--at least for me--have always charged pretty rapidly, and by the time one wears down, the other is ready to go. I''ve never been in a spot where I couldn''t keep working because I''d run out of battery power. Practically everything in my shop is Kobalt now, but this is the one significant exception. You can adjust the amount of torque, and you can adjust the speed with two settings, plus the amount of pressure on the trigger for good control. The little work light puts it over the top.
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By from Eden Prairie, MN, USA on Jun 17, 2015
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Poor long term performance.
By from Inver Grove Heights, MN on Feb 23, 2015
I bought these on sale at a great price and was super happy to own them... for about 6 months. After the 6 month mark 1 of the batteries stopped working, wouldn''t take a charge. Not a huge deal, most of my projects I never used up more than 1 battery. However the 2nd battery has now sopped taking a charge so now I have 2 tools sitting here with no power. I could go buy 2 batteries and get them back up and running but for the price of 2 batteries I could get a whole new drill. The good new is the drill (Black and Decker) I owned before the Hitachi still works like a champ, not as powerful or light weight, but hey it works.
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