Ingersoll Rand D5140 1/2-Inch Cordless Drill

My Rating for the Ingersoll Rand D5140 is 5 Stars

Ingersoll Rand D5140Review Summary: This is a professional quality work horse tool. It is extremely powerful and has the best in class torque, speed, and battery power. This is a serious power tool.


Detailed Review of the Ingersoll Rand D5140 20 volt cordless drill

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Power Grade: Excellent

The Ingersoll Rand D5140 has a power rating of 700 in/lbs. The average power rating of 20 volt cordless drills is 450 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: Excellent

The Ingersoll Rand D5140 has a top speed of 1900 rpm. Higher speeds help you drill holes quicker and cleaner. The average speed of 20 volt cordless drills is around 1525 rpm.

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Battery Run Time: Excellent

The battery run time is 3.0 amp hours. The average for 20 volt cordless drills is 1.6 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: Excellent

The Ingersoll Rand D5140 comes with 2 Lithium Ion 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.

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Charger: Average

The Ingersoll Rand D5140 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: $200-300

Prices may have changed since this review was done. Always check the most recent and best price for the Ingersoll Rand D5140 cordless drill from multiple stores.

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Tool Weight: Heavy

The Ingersoll Rand D5140 weighs 5.4 lbs. The average 20V cordless drill weighs about 4.0 lbs. Tool weight comes into play when you use it for extended periods of time or you hold it in awkward positions.

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Ingersoll Rand D5140 Cordless Drill Strengths

  1. Very powerful and fast
  2. All Metal drive train
  3. Excellent battery power
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Ingersoll Rand D5140 Cordless Drill Weaknesses

  1. Higher end of price range
  2. Heavier than average drill

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Some other features of the Ingersoll Rand D5140 include:

  • Electronic brake
  • 16-Position Clutch
  • Molded Case

Here is a complete listing of the Ingersoll Rand D5140 20 volt cordless drill features and specifications.

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Reviewed by Jon Sevenson on 10/29/14.

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