DeWalt Atomic Drill And Hammer Drill Deliver More Power In A Smaller Package
DeWalt’s 20V Max Atomic tool lineup offers a slimmer profile without sacrificing power. The brand’s latest venture into this compact realm comes in the form of a drill and hammer drill, which boast increased power and less bulk. We’re taking a look at this DeWalt Atomic Drill and Hammer Drill to see what they bring to the jobsite.
DeWalt Atomic Drill Performance
- DeWalt DCD794B (Drill/Driver)
- DeWalt DCD799B (Hammer Drill)
- Power output:
- 404 UWO (Drill/Driver)
- 552 UWO (Hammer Drill)
- Hammer drill impact rate: 28,050 BPM
- Max no-load speed: 1650 RPM
- Chuck Size: 1/2-inch
- 15 clutch settings
This 1/2-inch Atomic drill/driver offers some improvements and updates over DeWalt’s original model (DCD708). It features more power, at 404 UWO compared to the past model’s 340 UWO. It brings more speed, too, with max no-load speeds of 1650 RPM.
For the hammer drill, your power output is bumped up to 552 UWO. It also adds an impact rate of 28,050 BPM to the mix.
DeWalt Atomic Drill Design
- 5.88 inches (Drill/Driver)
- 6.49 inches (Hammer Drill)
- Onboard LED light
- Variable speed trigger
DeWalt aimed for a slimmer, more compact profile when designing these tools. The brand claims that they feature the shortest tool head lengths in its portfolio. The Atomic drill/driver measures 5.88 inches long, and the hammer drill clocks in at 6.49 inches.
On top of the compact design, these tools also have a few standard convenience features, including an onboard LED light and variable speed trigger.
DeWalt Atomic Drill Price
The drill driver retails for $139.99 as a bare tool. If you want the hammering function, the hammer drill sells for $20 more at $159.99. We recommend going for the latter option if you’re able to since the hammer drill performs the same functions as the drill. Plus it comes in handy if you ever need that hammering mechanism for drilling in concrete or masonry.
DeWalt backs your purchase with a 3-year warranty.