The DeWalt DCD771C2 20V Max is a cordless brushless drill. Brushless drills provide more run time and better battery life when compared to their brushed counterparts. This particular drill motor delivers up to 57% more run time and boosts battery capacity by 33% when compared to the brushed version. This drill made our list of top cordless drills for being the best cordless drill for the money.
The Li-ion batteries supplied with the drill last a long time. Even with the LED light it provided us with an entire days’ worth of intensive work without a recharge.
Its LED lamp is located at its base and lights up well. It turns on at startup and goes off after 20 seconds. It also features an “LED Spotlight Mode” which shuts off after 20 minutes. This is great if you’re working in a dark space.
The DeWALT comfort grip gives this drill a nice feel and it is easy to control.
So, if you are looking for a compact lightweight and DIY drill, then this drill will hit the mark. It would be a shame to only use it for an occasional DIY, as it is a real professional tool. Be sure to check out our other cordless drill reviews before making a decision.