DeWalt DC750KA 9.6-Volt Cordless Drill

My Rating for the DeWalt DC750KA is 4 StarsDeWalt DC750KA

Review Summary: This DeWalt DC750KA 9.6-Volt Cordless Drill is compact buts packs a powerful and fast punch.


Detailed Review of the DeWalt DC750KA 9.6 volt cordless drill

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Power Grade: Above Average

The DeWalt DC750KA has a power rating of 156 in/lbs. The average power rating of 9.6 volt cordless drills is 104 in/lbs. The power of a cordless drill is measured by torque (inch-pounds). Torque is the measurement of the twisting force the drill applies when started. Power in DeWalt cordless drills is measured in unit watts out(uwo) which measures torque at different drill speeds.

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Speed: Above Average

The DeWalt DC750KA has a top speed of 1100 rpm. Higher speeds help you drill holes quicker and cleaner. The average speed of 9.6 volt cordless drills is around 796 rpm.

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Battery Run Time: Good

The battery run time is 1.3 amp hours. The average for 9.6 volt cordless drills is 1.1 amp hours. The ampere-hour rating (Ah) gives you an idea of how long your battery will last between charges. A 3Ah will last 3 times longer than a 1Ah battery.

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Battery type and quantity: Average

The DeWalt DC750KA comes with 2 Ni-Cd batteries. Most newer cordless drills have 2 Lithium batteries included. Lithium are lighter , can hold a charge longer, and are more environmentally friendly than older NiCd batteries. A cordless drill with a better battery system is the Makita DF010DSE. You can read my complete review of the Makita DF010DSE 7.2 Volt Cordless Drill.

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Charger: Average

The DeWalt DC750KA comes with a 1 hour charger. The best chargers offer less than 1 hour charging and a maintenance mode that can extend the life of the battery.

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Price Range: Under $100

Prices may have changed since this review was done. Always check the most recent and best price for the DeWalt DC750KA cordless drill from multiple stores.

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Tool Weight: Heavy

The DeWalt DC750KA weighs 3.4 lbs. The average 9.6V cordless drill weighs about 2.6 lbs. Tool weight comes into play when you use it for extended periods of time or you hold it in awkward positions. If you want a good cordless drill that weighs less, you may be interested in the Makita DF010DSE. It weighs only 1.2 lbs. You can read my complete review of the Makita DF010DSE 7.2 Volt Cordless Drill.

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DeWalt DC750KA Cordless Drill Strengths

  1. Fast and Powerful for Size
  2. 15 Position Clutch
  3. 3/8” Ratcheting Chuck
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DeWalt DC750KA Cordless Drill Weaknesses

  1. Heavy for its class
  2. No LED light

Some other features of the DeWalt DC750KA include:

  • Over molded rubber handle
  • Tool Case
  • Variable speed motor

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Reviewed by Jon Sevenson on 1/2/12.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I have several portables, and kick them hard. This one has stood up to EVERYTHING, never a moan.
I keep my spare batt out of the charger and just trickle-charge if needed and switch them.
VERY MUCH LIKE THIS TOOL ! SOLID AND REAL !

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