Narrowing down and sifting through the choices for drillers/drivers can be tough as almost every tool brand offers their own drill/driver for you to buy. The Makita BHP425HW 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Driver-Drill Kit is a great drill/driver not only because of Makita’s solid reputation in the power tool industry, but also because it has powerful features that are always up to snuff for any professional’s jobs. Included with the Makita BHP452HW is the LXT Lithium-Ion battery that offers an optimum charging system, which produces 430% total lifetime work with 2.5x more cycles. In addition, Makita built a smart 4-pole maximum torque motor, delivering unstoppable torque in a compact size, over 450 inches per pound to be exact! Thats amazing!
Newly designed to be more compact in design at only 8-3/4″ long and weighing in at a minuscule 3.6 pounds, this drill driver is efficiently designed to reduce operator fatigue. Operator comfort and ease of use is a factor evident in the design of this drill/driver, with a trigger-forward built-in L.E.D. light which illuminates, making inaccessible work areas accessible. We also mentioned comfort though too, and with an ergonomic shape that fits like a glove, you’ll enjoy the even pressure and easy control grip, all while the soft grip handle makes working comfortable and convenient.
The Makita Cordless Drill/Driver BHP452HW accepts Lithium-Ion slide-style batteries, these batteries charge 4X faster in only 15 minutes, giving you a longer work time. In fact the Makita Lithium-Ion Cordless BHP452HW offers a longer run time with 5x lower self-discharge and 16 firm holding contact terminals, issuing constant high power. A 15-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger actually communicates with the battery’s built-in chip sending messages throughout the charging process in order to optimize the battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature. Additionally the 15-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger has been designed with a built-in fan, specifically to cool the battery producing endurance through a power tools overall lifetime of work, lasting longer and going farther. Makita offers a three year warranty on the BHP452HW and a 1-year warranty on battery and charger.