Finding the right equipment for a job is just as important as finding the right person to do the job. A lot of times, because of the wrong tools and machines, even skilled engineers or contractors can end up messing up their work.
Dewalt is a brand that creates tools that every engineer and contractor looks for. Their models are widely loved for their features and are very popular amongst this profession, and the Dewalt DCK240C2 20V Lithium Drill Driver/Impact Combo Kit with 1.5Ah battery is one of the most affordable sets in Dewalt’s lineup.
Dewalt DCK240C2 Features
One of the things every contractor looks for in tools is convenience. Because this Dewalt DCK240C2 comes in a set of two, it already makes the job easier.
This model is said to have an ergonomic design that showcases lightweight tools. On top of that, these also have built-in LED with a 20-second delay before trigger release.
The set comes with a DCD771 Drill and Driver, a DCF885 ¼ inch Impact Driver that enables one hand loading, and a 20V MAX* Lithium Ion 1.3 Ah battery Packs, 20V MAX* charger, and last of all a kit bag so you can carry all of these with ease.
The drivers that come in this set are all cordless. The DCF885 contains a ¼ inch hex chuck. The motor delivers 300 unit watts out (UWO).
You will also find included a belt hook which enables the workers to carry all the tools comfortably. This tool features high-speed transmission at two different speeds, 0-450 and 1500 rpm, for fastening and drilling.
Pros And Cons
Because these tools are so lightweight, they are great for traveling. Because every worker needs to move, heavy instruments can be tough on them, not to mention how it can also end up in accidents. Being light the Dewalt DCK240C2 is a great option. The increased visibility to is an excellent addition to it helps the worker to see clearly, especially in nooks and corners.
The powerful motor is only a great addition to the already great features. The 300 unit watts out is enough to complete an extensive range of work without losing power.
The impact driver of this set is very compact. At 5.55 inch, this tool is excellent for small spaces. At only half an inch, the single sleeve ratcheting chuck allows for a good grip while the handle is comfortable and easy to control.
Another great feature of this product is that both drills in this Dewalt 20V Max set are compatible with every regular Dewalt 20Volt MAX battery, charger or accessory.
One of the only mentionable cons of this product is that it takes a while to charge, which is about an hour.
Other than that there a few negative reviews on online seller sites at the time this article was written.
While some of the customers were overwhelmed with their purchase, few were quite not happy.
One of the happy owners, a person who purchased the set for his automotive store, said the batteries were convenient for him, and that the power was enough to get his job done.
He also added how it is portable and that he has been using it a lot since the purchase, sometimes on cars, and at other times in his office. This person was delighted with the brand and the acquisition as a whole.
Another review also mentioned “Great power tool tandem.” This person too is happy with the charging cycle and says it lasts for a long time, even months at that.
A negative review stated how the batteries burned through quickly while driving 50 screws through cement. This customer was not pleased with the charging cycled and said it needed improvement.