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Ergonomic Design in a Compact Size
The BDF452HW weighs only 3.5 pounds with a more compact design at 8 inches long, and an ergonomic shape that fits like a glove for reduced operator fatigue. The BDF452HW is also equipped with a built in L.E.D. light that illuminates the work area for more efficient work.
Versatile Design for a Range of Applications
The BDF452HW is perfect for a range of driving and drilling into wood and steel, and can be utilized in many different areas such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing, electrical, remodeling, woodworking, and more. The combination of power and performance in a compact size makes the BDF452HW ideal for any pro contractor who requires a best-in-class engineered compact cordless driver-drill. The BDF452HW is just another example of Makita's commitment to innovative technology and best in class engineering.
About Makita's 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless Tool Series
As one of the pioneers driving the cordless tool revolution, Makita changed the game with its breakthrough 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless Series. Three years after its debut, Makita's LXT Series has grown from seven to over 35 tools, providing a wide range of cordless solutions for professional tradesmen. Makita also added 18V compact lithium-ion for cordless power in a more compact size. Makita's 18V Lithium-Ion batteries and ENERGY STAR rated Optimum Charging System provide several benefits over old battery technology. When compared to traditional 18V Ni-Cd batteries, Makita's 18V Lithium-Ion batteries have 40% less weight, longer run time, and five-times lower self-discharge to keep cells active and ready to use at any time.
Makita's 18V Lithium-Ion battery delivers 2,000 cycles--2.5X more than Ni-Cd. In addition, built-in shock absorbing features help protect the battery, and 16 firm-holding contact terminals deliver constant high power. During the charging process, a built-in memory chip in the battery communicates with the Optimum Charger for a more efficient charge, extending the battery life. Makita's Optimum Charger is also faster: it will charge an 18V LXT Lithium-Ion battery in just 30 minutes, and an 18V compact lithium-ion battery in only 15 minutes. Makita also offers a Rapid Automotive Charger for 18V LXT and 18V compact lithium-ion batteries that plugs into 12V DC sockets equipped in most automobiles and trucks for added mobility. Makita's growing line of LXT cordless tool solutions features a wide range of industrial-quality power tools, including driver-drills, impact drivers, impact wrenches, saws, grinders, screwguns, rotary hammers, and more. The LXT Series also offers a jobsite radio, rechargeable flashlights, and several different combo kits.
Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. Makita applies leading-edge innovation to engineer power tools that are more compact and energy efficient, yet deliver industrial strength power and results. Makita U.S.A., Inc. is located in La Mirada, California, and operates an extensive distribution network located throughout the U.S. For more information, please call 800/4-MAKITA (800/462-5482) or visit makitatools.com. Makita is Best in Class Engineering.
Every Makita Lithium-Ion tool is backed by Makita's 3-Year Warranty that covers repair due to defects in materials or workmanship up to three years from the date of original purchase. Makita Lithium-Ion batteries and chargers have a limited 1-year warranty. Please see makitatools.com for complete details. (The owner’s manual included in the box incorrectly states that the tool has a 1-year warranty. Since the printing of the manual the warranty on the tool has been expanded to 3 years. The battery warranty is valid for 1 year.)
What's in the Box
Makita BDF452HW 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Cordless 1/2-Inch Driver-Drill, two 18V compact lithium-ion batteries, 15-Minute Rapid Optimum Charger, tool case.
Batteries become non-rechargable after a couple years and it costs more to replace them than to buy a new drillPublished 2 months ago by G. William Pogson
This is the best cordless drill i have ever bought. Plenty of power and the battery life is unreal... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Casinoslotguy
I had always used Craftsman drills, but after repeated failures I spent some more money and bought this Makita. That was back in August 2007. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Robert W
I've had this drill kit for a couple years and love it! Top value,,,, lots of power, handy light, grips the bit well! Read morePublished 5 months ago by Raymond Micheel
Excellent buy. The batteries give good, long service on a full charge and the charger is efficient. The drill has two speeds which is very handy and gives very good torque with the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Peter O. Welte