One of the first things we noticed about these two tools is the battery style. In our field use, we actually used both the new and old combo sets side by side to install a replacement door in a home. What made our testing fun was the fact that we had an older Hitachi 12V Ni-Cad combo set of the same tools to make some comparisons from. The comment form collects your name, email and content to allow us keep track of the comments placed on the website. Can I even say that?

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Both the impact driver and the drill are very similar in size and weight. Download WordPress Themes Free. One of the first things we noticed about these two tools is the battery style. You may also like.

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Works excellent Verified purchase: By continuing to use our site you are agreeing to our Cookie Policy. For its minimal size, this impact driver delivers great results.

Perfect for many 1.08v jobs that do not call for a hog of an 18 volt. Our test tools arrived all packed up in drilo/driver cardboard box. As far as some of the other goodies on this drill, there is a two-speed transmission that can be switched from high to low on the top of the body.

This Hitachi DB10DL facilitates work in dark settings 01.8v its LED light ring so that you can see the target clearly and ensures that you don’t goof things up.


Please read and accept our website Terms and Privacy Policy to post a comment. There are a couple reasons for this. Join our newsletter and get the latest tool reviews every week! Tom is one of the original founders of Pro Tool Reviews. This Lithium Ion Micro Driver drill is incredibly lightweight and compact and lets you work effortlessly without straining your muscles.

The tools themselves have main bodies made of black ABS plastic with a green rubber overmold for that extra grip we have come to expect. It quickly became evident that the smaller size of the new tools did not detract from their power. Our site uses cookies. For an impact style tool very easy to control the speednot All or Nothing.

Hitachi DB10DL 10.8V Li-Ion 1/4″ Hex Cordless Drill/Driver

While many companies have opted for the in-handle design for 12V models, Hitachi stuck with the more traditional style that sports a square based battery. Features like a smaller size, lighter weight, better batteries and more power are just a few of the improvements that make these new tools stand out.

Good product at good price.

Of course, to add to its usefulness, an LED work light was added that very effectively illuminated dark work areas. The overall balance of both tools is superb, which helps to make sure the user does not get fatigued and that you have good control over the tool.

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Last one Free shipping. I have found it to have more umph than I expected. Even compared to some of the other sub-compact impact drivers on the market, the body on this Hitachi is among the smallest.


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In fact, the new tools were substantially more powerful just to be fair to the older combo set; they have been well used for the last few years so we are allowing for the possibility that this has played into the capacity and performance of the batteries. The first thing we noticed was the difference in the size and weight. The one thing we did not like about this drill was that you had to use two hands on the chuck to tighten it fully.

The overall dimensions of the new impact driver shrunk considerably in comparison to its older brother.

I decide to buy it because we already have another Hitachi drill and the experience was great. Skip to main content.

While performing our testing, we noticed that the batteries were We found that if you did not use both hands, once the chuck was snug up to the bit, the motor would start to spin.