Compact Drill/Driver operates at up to 1,400 rpm.

Press Release Summary:

Delivering 400 lb-in. torque with 1/16-½ in. capacity, model 2601-22 is designed for electrical work, light assembly, installation, and finish carpentry. It features 2-speed magnesium gearbox, 22-position clutch setting, and ratcheting chuck, as well as built-in LED light and battery fuel gauge. At 4.0 lb, it includes 18 V 1.4 Ah Li-Ion manganese battery, 30 min charger, on-board bit storage, belt hook, and screwdriver bits.

Original Press Release:

Milwaukee Introduces New 18 V Compact Drill

MILWAUKEE, WI - Expanding its award-winning line of lithium-ion powered cordless tools and accessories, Milwaukee Electric Tool introduces a new 18-volt Compact Drill/Driver that is lightweight and powerful enough to handle a variety of applications including electrical work, light assembly, installation and finish carpentry.

With a 1.4 Ah, 18-volt lithium-ion battery, the 2601-22 delivers the speed (0-1,400 RPM) and power (400-in/lbs. of torque) needed for drilling holes and driving screws faster. Milwaukee's patented power management system and exclusive lithium-ion manganese battery chemistry provide fade-free power until the end of charge. At only 4.0 pounds, this tool provides a compact, lightweight solution without sacrificing features or durability.

A two-speed magnesium gearbox, 22-position clutch setting, and a ratcheting chuck provide the versatility and control that professionals demand. Additionally, the 2601-22 offers a soft-grip trigger for increased comfort and control, a built-in LED light for added visibility and a built-in battery fuel gauge to display remaining run-time and eliminate guesswork.

"As the leaders in lithium-ion technology for cordless tools, Milwaukee is able to offer the heavy-duty power and features that professional users expect in our most compact and lightweight 18-volt package to date," says Rick Gray, Director of Cordless Tools. "After putting the 2601-22 to the test, we're confident our customers will agree that the run-time, durability and overall performance is unmatched."

The 2601-22 includes two batteries, a 30-minute charger, belt hook, screwdriver bits and a heavy-duty case. The product is also backed by Milwaukee's five-year tool warranty and two-year battery warranty.

Key Features

Lithium-ion battery delivers longer life and run-time with fade-free power
Ergonomic, compact, and lightweight design for operator comfort
Built-in fuel gauge displays remaining run-time
22-position clutch setting
Yukiwa single sleeve ratcheting chuck ensure secure bit grip
Built in LED light for added visibility
On-board bit storage


RPM: 0-350, 0-1,400
Torque: 400 in/lbs
1.4 Ah lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1/16" - 1/2"
Total Weight: 4.0 lbs
Total Length: 7 3/4"
Charge Time: 30 minutes

About Milwaukee Electric Tool
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. (TTI) (HKEx stock code: 669, ADR symbol: TTNDY) is an industry leading manufacturer and marketer of professional and industrial heavy-duty portable corded and cordless power tools, accessories and safety equipment. Products include the legendary Sawzall® reciprocating saws, V28(TM) and V18(TM) lithium-ion cordless tools, Hole-Hawg® drills, portable band saws, circular saws, driver drills, hammer drills, rotary hammers, pneumatic nailers, grinders, sanders and the new Trade Titan(TM) series of heavy duty work carts and accessories.

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