Metabo HPT 12V Drill Review – Hitachi DS10DFL2

Metabo HPT 12V Drill Review – Hitachi DS10DFL2

Hitachi DSH12V12V Lithium Ion Driver Drill Battery:

The Metabo battery is one of the most popular batteries in the industry. They are manufactured by Hitachi and they have been around since 1968. The Metabo battery is designed with high energy density and long life at low cost.

Metabo batteries are used in many products such as electric drills, power tools, etc.

The Metabo battery is made up of two cells which are each rated at 18 volts. These batteries come in a variety of voltages ranging from 9.6 to 16 volts and have capacities between 2Ah to 3Ah.

The Metabo battery is very reliable and durable. It’s a good choice if you need a large capacity battery but don’t want to pay too much for it. The Metabo battery comes in three different sizes: 10, 11, or 12 Volt.

Each size has its advantages and disadvantages so you’ll have to decide what works best for your needs.

Metabo batteries are rechargeable and can last several times longer than other types of batteries when fully charged.

The one major disadvantage with the Metabo battery is that it doesn’t perform well in cold temperatures. If you happen to live in a cold climate, you might want to consider a different brand of battery.

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The Metabo battery comes with a 3 year manufacturer’s warranty.

Quick Breakdown

Capacity: 2Ah to 3Ah

Voltages: 9.6, 10, 11, 12, 13.2, 14.4, 15.6, 16

Lasts several times longer than other types of batteries when fully charged


Manufacturer’s warranty of 3 years

Metabo HPT 12V Drill Review – Hitachi DS10DFL2

This Metabo driver drill is one of the most powerful in its class. It is typically used for drilling holes in various materials such as wood, metal, masonry, and plastics. The drill is powered by two 12-volt lithium-ion batteries.

The batteries can be recharged in a charger provided or in a mobile charging unit. The battery’s status is shown on an LED display.

The chuck of the drill is keyless and has 10 different locking positions. The clutch of the drill has 22 different positions for different materials and screws. The drill has a soft grip rear handle for easy handling and reduced user fatigue.

The dimensions of the drill are 12 x 3.2 x 8.7 inches and it weighs 5.5 pounds.

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The drill is backed by a three year limited warranty.

The Good

There are several good things about this driver drill. One of the most important is its performance. It is very powerful and can easily drill through masonry, wood, metal, and plastic materials.

The batteries have no problem powering the drill for prolonged periods of time. The drill is also very durable and can handle heavy duty jobs.

Another thing people like about the Metabo driver drill is its ergonomic design. It has a soft grip rear handle which reduces user fatigue and an LED display that shows the battery status. Some also like the option to use a charging unit instead of just using the batteries.

The dimensions and weight of the drill are also big pluses.

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