Makita DTD154Z 18V Li-Ion LXT Brushless Impact Driver - Batteries and Charger Not Included, Blue
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Makita believe that for a good tool you need a good motor, and Makita makes every effort to make sure their motors are of the best quality. They use premium grade steel to produce armature shafts and gears, and only steel of the highest grade is used. The DTD153 is the better Makita impact driver for heavy users as it has the brushless motor. Body Length Size The Makita 18V Li-ion Brushless Impact Driver Bare Unit is ideal for use in outdoor or harsh environments for professionals. The outer case design and enhanced dust and drip-proof performance makes it much more reliable in comparison to previous models. It has been designed to be compact allowing users to reach tight places with ease. This is a bare unit, it is not supplied with batteries or a charger, however the included belt clip makes for easy transportation around the work place, between jobs. Having a brushless motor is extremely important for heavy duty use as it better at delivering all the power and lasts longer than non-brushless motors. Brushless motors are recommended for tradesmen who will use impact drivers quite often on a daily basis. This is where you begin the notice the differences between the two 18v Makita impact drivers. The Makita DTD171 has 4 pre-set speed settings, and they are: Max:
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You don't get all the bells and whistles of the best rated DTD171Z model but this is an excellent unit and I think it's a bargain price and the best all round value, for what you get. Absolutely perfect as your first impact driver Works with all power tools that feature a yellow connector plate or has a star on the connector plate The Makita DTD171 is slightly small at 116mm compared to the DTD154’s 117mm in length. The high of the impact driver will depend on the battery you use. Adjustable Speed Settings and ModesSpeed power selection switch (0-1,100 / 0-2,100 / 0-3,600 RPM & 0-1,100 / 0-2,600 / 0-3,800 IPM) provides the user with precise fastening control for a wide range of applications Battery protection system provides over-discharge, temperature and current protection for enhanced performance, battery cycle life and overall battery life Along with fastening torque, impacts per minute and no load speed are extremely important features to consider. This will depend on what you plan to use it for. Power and size wise, you will not really notice the difference between the two. However, when it come to precision and control, The DTD171 is the best Makita impact driver for this. The DTD171 gives you more pre-set power options, as well as 4 assist mods for different types of jobs. Both cordless Makita impact drivers are exceptionally good, they have Makita’s high build quality and are compatible with Makita’s 18v batteries.
Makita DTD152 Vs DTD153 - See Which is The Best Impact Driver Makita DTD152 Vs DTD153 - See Which is The Best Impact Driver
The impact driver has a no load speed of 3600rpm providing up to 3800ipm, the percussive action saving time and effort, driving screws up to 30% faster than a conventional drill/driver, no pilot hole is needed even into hardwood. They use premium grade steel to produce armature shafts and gears, and only steel of the highest grade is used. Makita believe that for a good tool you need a good motor, and Makita makes every effort to make sure our motors are of the best quality. Makita 18V Li-ion Cordless Burshless Impact Driver With 2 x 5.0Ah Li-ion Batteries in a Makpac Type 2 Connector Case - DTD154RTJ Cordless And Brushless Technology From MakitaThe Makita DTD154 18V Lithium-ion cordless brushless impact driver is ideal for use in outdoor or harsh environments. The outer case design and enhanced dust and drip proof performance makes it much more reliable in comparison to previous models. The DTD154 is developed as the successor to the DTD148.
The DTD has a 1 mode which is the following: Tek Mode – This mode gives you full power at the beginning of driving the screw in, once the screw is almost all the way in, the impact driver reduces power to ensure the screw is flush, and to avoid over tingeing of the screw, and screw cam-out. Is it Worth Upgrading From The DTD154 to DTD171? Torque wise both impact driver a similar and most people wont notice the difference in torque. Impacts Per Minute and No Load Speed (RPM)
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The Makita DTD152 is an extremely popular impact driver, however, with the Makita DTD153 now available, the question on most people minds is, what is the difference between the two. In this article we will look at the key difference between the two so you can decide which one is right for you, see below for Makita DTD152 vs DTD153… Fastening Torque TD110DZ Impact Driver features electric brake, variable speed control trigger, forward and reverse gear The Makita DTD154 has 175Nm of fastening torque and the DTD171 has 180Nm of fastening torque. The difference isn’t really going to be noticeable, and if you are looking for more fastening torque and your main criteria, considering the price difference, the Makita DTD154 is better value for money. Impacts Per Minute and No Load Speed (RPM) eXtreme Protection Technology (XPT) offers maximum protection against dust, debris and liquids for optimal performance in extreme conditions Makita DTD154Z 18V Li-ion Brushless Impact Driver Bare Unit The Makita 18V Li-ion Brushless Impact Driver Bare Unit is ideal for use in outdoor or harsh environments for professionals. This is a bare unit, it is not supplied with batteries or a charger.As a global supplier of a comprehensive range of tools for creating comfortable homes and living environments, At twice the price of the entry model you get a more powerful, brushless motor that is more suited to a professional user that needs that bit extra power and will use the drive much more regularly. Fastening torque is one of the most important features on any impact driver, and usually the fist spec to look at when purchasing an impact driver. For me, the biggest plus for this tool is the price. You don't have to buy a battery and charger and if you are starting off then this makes this model very attractive for buyers. Their HQ is in Japan. Their Telford manufacturing plant is the only full-production facility for power tools in the UK and has been successfully running construction on many of our top line cordless power tools since 1991.
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Makita DTD154RTJ 18V 2x5Ah Li-ion Brushless Impact Driver Kit Makita 18V Li-ion Cordless Burshless Impact Driver With 2 x 5.0Ah Li-ion Batteries in a Makpac Type 2 Connector Case - DTD154Both Makita impact drives have the same impacts per minute at 3,800 and no load speed at 3,600. It’s quite disappointing that Makita did not increase these in the DTD171, however, 3,800 IPM and 3,600 RPM is still very good. Brushless Motor T-mode has an automatic electronic controller that downshifts and reduces rotation and impact speed prior to driving screw into place, and is engineered to minimize screw thread stripping, screw breakage and damage to work Heavy duty, with an ULTRA-COMPACT design at just 117mm long and the Brushless DC Motor make the DTD154 impact driver one of Makita's best tools to date. It has an electronic 3 stage impact power selector + TEK mode selection which prevents over tightening of fasteners. It's high rotational speed of 3,600rpm and max torque of 175Nm makes it one of the top performers in its class. Even at that, it's still an amazing price for a premium tool that is top quality and likely to last a lifetime.