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Hitachi DS18DSAL 18-Volt 1/2-Inch Drill/Driver

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Part Number
DS18DSAL
Item Weight
3.5 pounds
UPC
717709013773
Brand Name
Hitachi
EAN
0717709013773
Voltage
18  Volts
Warranty
This product is guaranteed by Hitachi’s industry-leading warranty to be free from defect in materials and workmanship for a period of five years from the original purchase date.
Style Name
Hard Case

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Key Features

  • Compact and lightweight at 3.3-pounds
  • 1/2-inch 18-volt driver/drill
  • Provides 460-inch-pounds of torque
  • Uses lithium ion battery technology
  • Includes super-bright flashlight and 2 batteries
  • Rated #1 Best Buy for general use drills/drivers by a leading consumer publication- Dec 2012
  • Covered by Hitachi's Lifetime Lithium Ion Tool Warranty & 2-Year Lithium Ion battery warranty
  • Watch the Hitachi Tool Corner video for this compact-pro driver drill
  • 460 in/lbs of torque
  • to power through the toughest jobs with ease
  • 1.5Ah Lithium Ion slide batteries
  • improve ergonomics and balance while extending run time, delivering fade free power and weigh 40% less than standard NiCd or NiMH batteries
  • 22+1 clutch
  • offers 22 drive settings and one drill mode for both high torque applications and precision driving
  • 1/2"" ratcheting keyless chuck
  • accepts a wide range of bits that can be changed out 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
  • LED job light
  • illuminates the work surface and is ideal in dark work spaces
  • Metal belt hook
  • for easy jobsite accessibility
  • Battery charger circuitry
  • prevents overheating and power loss
  • Includes
  • Hitachi's new Compact Pro Flashlight with 5-locking position and durable jobsite construction
  • Download the
  • DS18DSAL Tool Card
  • (2) 18V 1.5Ah Lithium Ion Slide Batteries (330139)
  • 18V Compact Pro Flashlight (UB18DAL)
  • Quick Charger (UC18YGSL)
  • 2-Sided #2 Phillips Bit (983006)
  • Carrying Case

Package Details

Shipping Weight: 12.25 pounds
Package Size: 18.3 x 16.1 x 4.6 inches

Product Description

Hitachi DS18DSAL Lithium-Ion Cordless 18-Volt Compact Driver Drill with Flashlight, Carrying Case and Rechargeable Batteries

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Powered by a long-lasting 1.5Ah lithium ion slide battery, the Hitachi DS18DSAL 18-Volt Compact Pro Lithium Ion Drill/Driver packs a powerful punch. Efficient and easy to handle, this variable-speed tool provides professional power in the most compact, lightweight, and ergonomically designed body currently available. For added convenience, it comes with Hitachi's UB18DAL Lithium Ion Flashlight.



The powerful DS18DSAL features Lithium Ion batteries and a comfortable grip.View Larger.


At only 3.5 pounds, the compact frame is well-suited for overhead work.View Larger.


The clutch has twenty-two driving stages, allowing you control over torque and precision.View Larger.

The kit comes with a flashlight, battery charger, Phillips Driver Bit and carrying case.View Larger.
Compact Design Minimizes User Fatigue Without Sacrificing Performance
The first in Hitachi's compact Pro Series of cordless tools, the DS18DSALmeasures only 7.7 inches in length and weighs 3.5 pounds, making it easy to hold and use all day without stress or strain. The compact design also provides the power and performance of a pro-grade 18-volt tool, making operation as efficient and dependable as it is comfortable.

Variable Speed and 22-Stage Clutch for Versatility
This impressive driver drill features a variable speed trigger to set speed from zero to 350 RPM or zero to 1,500 RPM so you always match the right speed to the job. Additionally, the clutch has 22 driving stages and a special mode for drilling, allowing for both high torque applications and precision driving.

First-in-its-Class Torque for Heavy-Duty Jobs
With unmatched torque in its class, the DS18DSAL powers through even the toughest jobs. 460 in./lbs. of torque gives this easy-to-handle model the necessary boost to take on hardwoods, masonry, and other heavy-duty drilling.

Belt Hook, LED Light, and 1/2-Inch Ratcheting Chuck for User-Friendly Operation
The DS18DSAL comes with a convenient metal belt hook and an LED job light to illuminate your work surface. It also features a keyless 1/2-inch ratcheting metal chuck that accepts a wide variety of bits, giving you greater flexibility. Finally, externally accessible carbon brushes allow you to easily and economically replace the brushes when they are worn, thus ensuring longer tool life.

Lightweight 1.5 Ah Lithium Ion Slide Battery for Long-Lasting Power
This driver drill is powered by a long-lasting 1.5 Ah lithium ion slide battery. Designed without the vertical chamber of a post-style battery, this battery glides easily into place and allows the DS18DSAL to have an ergonomic handle. And because this Lithium Ion battery weighs roughly half as much as a NiCd or NiMH battery, you can work longer, with better accuracy.

Steady Stream of Power for Precision and Consistency
As with all of Hitachi's lithium ion batteries, the tool receives a steady stream of power for the duration of every battery charge, from the moment the trigger is pulled until the charge cycle is exhausted. And with up to three times the number of charge cycles of traditional batteries, you won't have to waste money on costly replacements.

Included Lithium Ion Flashlight for Added Flexibility
As a bonus, the DS18DSAL comes with Hitachi's UB18DAL Lithium Ion Flashlight. Adjustable to five lighting positions, this flashlight stands alone while you work and can be aimed where you need illumination. A shoulder strap makes for easy, comfortable carrying, and a low-battery indicator light helps ensure that you don't run out of power mid-use. And because the UB18DAL runs on the same 18-volt slide batteries as the driver drill, it shares the same lithium ion benefits of long battery life, lasting power per charge, and lightweight convenience.

Warranty Information
For even more value and peace of mind, each of these tools is covered by Hitachi's 10-year lithium ion tool warranty and two-year lithium ion battery warranty.

About Hitachi: Breathing Life into a New Era
Founded in 1910 as an electrical repair shop, Hitachi offers a diverse line of professional grade power tools and accessories for woodworking, metalworking, drilling, and fastening, and concrete drilling and cutting, as well as a complete line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors, and collated fasteners. From home electronics to social infrastructure, materials, logistics, and services, Hitachi maintains exacting standards of development and production while making social and environmental sustainability a key priority. They currently have headquarters in Japan, the United States, and Canada, and over 1,000 authorized service centers.

What's in the Box
Drill, flashlight, two 1.5 Ah lithium ion slide batteries, quick charger, dual-tipped Phillips driver bit, sturdy carrying case, manual, and warranty card.

From the Manufacturer

The Hitachi DS18DSAL Lithium-Ion Cordless 18-Volt Compact Driver Drill is the first in Hitachi's Compact Professional series featuring an 18-volt Lithium-Ion slide battery. The DS18DSAL is impressively compact at 7.7-inches long and weighs 3.3-pounds. This 18-volt drill generates no-load speeds ranging from 0 to 350-RPM and 1,500-RPM. It is the ideal driver drill for anyone seeking professional power in the most compact, lightweight and ergonomic body on the market. It delivers 460-inches per pound of torque to power through the toughest jobs. The new Lithium-Ion slide battery has 3-times the life at half the weight of NiCad and NiMH batteries. 22-plus-1 clutch offers (22) stages of drive settings to adjust the torque and (1) drill setting for ultimate control. External carbon brushes allow quick and easy brush changes. LED job light illuminates the work surface and is ideal in dark spaces. The 1/2-inch ratcheting keyless chuck accepts a wide range of bits and the 2-speed motor with variable speed trigger delivers more precision. This drill measures 7.7-inch long and weighs 3.3-pounds. The Hitachi DS18DSAL Lithium-Ion Cordless 18-Volt Compact Driver Drill was rated #1 Best Buy for general use drills/drivers by a leading consumer publication (Dec 2012) and comes with a lifetime Lithium-Ion tool warranty and a 2-year Lithium-Ion battery warranty. Hitachi Power Tools provides professional-grade power tools for a variety of applications, including woodwork, metalwork, concrete, drilling, cutting and fastening. Since its inception, Hitachi has pioneered innovative technologies that have improved the quality of craftsmanship worldwide. Hitachi is a leader in power tool research and development and has achieved many firsts in the power tool industry. Today, Hitachi continues the tradition of innovation and engineering with new features in addition to classic quality.

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