Hammer Drills are cordless and keyless.

Press Release Summary:

Cordless 14V Model DV14DV and 18V Model DV18DV 1/2 in. hammer drills have impact rates of 0 to 18,000 beats/min (BPM) and 0 to 22,500 BPM, with torque of 346 and 400 lb-in., respectively. With turn of selection dial on head of drill, tools can switch from serving as driver drill to hammer drill. Both have one-touch speed shift knob, adjustable slip-clutch with 22 stages, fan-cooled motors, and electronic variable speed switch with electric brake.

Original Press Release:

The new Hitachi DV14DV and DV18DV - The New Highlights of the Cordless Hammer Drill Market

Norcross, GA - Hitachi Power Tools is proud to introduce a new line of 1/2" cordless, keyless hammer drills featuring a 14 volt model, the DV14DV, and an 18 volt model, the DV18DV. These new hammer drills are sure to be the new highlights of the cordless hammer drill market because of their outstanding power, innovative design, and convenient features.

Easy as....1.....2.....3

Purchasing a Hitachi DV14DV or DV18DV is a smart decision since these tools can be used for a large variety of applications. In seconds, with just a turn of the selection dial on the head of the drill, these tools can switch from serving as a driver drill to a hammer drill. For superior drilling, both models feature an adjustable slip-clutch with 22 stages, the most in their competitive classes.

They've got the power!

Both the DV14DV and the DV18DV are powered by an extremely durable, fan-cooled motor. The DV14DV boasts an impact rate of 0-18,000 beats/min (BPM), while the DV18DV is top in its class with a rate of 0-22,500 BPM. Furthermore, both possess the most torque in their competitive classes; the DV14DV has a torque of 346 in-lbs., and the DV18DV has a torque of 400 in-lbs.

Now featuring:

These tools make any job much easier with the following features:

- A one-touch speed shift knob allows the user to easily take advantage of the two-speed transmission.

- An electronic variable speed switch with electric brake allows the user to easily adjust speed depending upon the project and also to come to an immediate stop when needed.

- A conveniently located reverse push button above the trigger allows for quick removal of a fastener by changing the rotation direction of the bit in use.

If you thought it couldn't get any easier.

It just did! The DV14DV and DV18DV are very user friendly tools. They both feature soft grip handles for comfort, and boast the lightest weights in their competitive classes. (DV14DV weighs
4.9 lbs., and the DV18DV weighs 5.3 lbs.) Combine that with the fact that they have the shortest overall lengths (both are 10-3/64") and fastest battery charge times (only 40 min.) in their
competitive classes, and you have two extremely amazing tools that are both comfortable and convenient to use.

The new Hitachi DV14DV and DV18DV....They are going to make quite a MARK on the cordless hammer drill market!

DV Series Cordless Hammer Drills Technical Specifications


Chuck 1/2", keyless 1/2", keyless

Battery 14.4 volt Ni-Cad 18 volt Ni-Cad

Battery charge time 40 minutes 40 minutes

No-load rotation speed 0-1,200/min 0-1,500/min

Impact rate 0-18,000/min 0-22,500/min

Max. torque 346 in-lbs 400 in-lbs

Max. slip torque 9-52 in/lbs 9-52 in/lbs

Slip Torque clutch stages 22 22

Switch type Trigger w/forward Trigger w/forward

reverse changeover reverse changeover

Handle configuration T-type T-type

Maximum drilling capacities:

Brick 9/16" 5/8"

Mild Steel 1/2" 1/2"

Aluminum 1/2" 1/2"

Soft wood 1-1/4" 1-1/2"

Maximum screw driving capacities:
Machine screw 1/4" 1/4"

Wood screw #20x2" #20x2"

Electric brake yes yes

Overall length 10-3/64" 10-3/64"

Weight 4.9 lbs 5.3 lbs

Standard accessories Charger Charger

Battery, Battery,

#2 Phillips #2 Phillips

Case Case

Contact: Debra Cifreo, Public Relations Coordinator, cifreod@hitachi-powertools.com 3950 Steve Reynolds Blvd., Norcross, GA 30093 (800) 829-4752x208

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