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Hitachi Koki Co.,Ltd.


18V Cordless Driver Drill
with Brushless Motor

DS18DBL Cordless Driver Drill
  • Lithium-ion Battery
  • Brushless Motor
  • Compatible Batteries


  • Hitachi's efficient brushless motor works approx. 40% more than our conventional brushed DC motor per battery charge
  • 18V and High capacity 4.0Ah Lithium-ion battery provides longer runtime per charge than 3.0 Lithium-ion battery
  • Two combinations of battery and charger*
  • Slide Lithium-ion battery BSL1840 (4.0Ah) or BSL1830 (3.0Ah), and charger UC18YRSL
    [Charging time: Approx. 60min. (BSL1840) / 45min. (BSL1830)]
  • 13mm single sleeve metal keyless chuck: Automatic spindle lock and rachet lock
  • Adjustable clutch: 22-stage torque
  • Built-in white LED light


Drill Chuck 1.5-13mm (1/16-1/2") Keyless
Capacity: Mild Steel 13mm (1/2")
Capacity: Soft Wood 65mm (2-9/16")
Capacity: Wood Screw 8x100mm (#20x4")
Capacity: Machine Screw 6mm (1/4")
Battery Voltage 18V
No Load Speed:High 0-1,000/1,300/1,500/1,800/min.
No Load Speed:Low 0-200/300/350/400/min.
Max Torque Hard 74Nm (655 in.-lbs.)
Max Torque Soft 43Nm (381 in.-lbs.)
Torque Setting and Clutch 2-8Nm (18-7in-lbs.)
Overall Length 206mm (8-7/64")

2.0kg (4.4lbs.)
Standard Accessories 2 Batteries (BSL1840 or BSL1830), Charger (UC18YRSL), Side Handle, Driver Bit, Carrying Case
* Combinations of battery and charger may vary by countries or areas.
Charging Time for Compatible Batteries
Battery Type
Voltage Type Capacity*1 Cooling
18V BSL1815 1.5Ah 40min. 22min. 22/60min
BSL1815X 1.5Ah 40min. 22min. 22/60min
BSL1820 2.0Ah 60min. 30min. 30/80min
BSL1825 2.5Ah 75min. 35min. 35/100min
BSL1830 3.0Ah 90min. 45min. 45/120min
BSL1840 4.0Ah 120min. 60min. 60/160min
BSL1850 5.0Ah 150min. 75min. 75/200min
*1 The figures of battery capacity are nominal values.
*2 With cooling fan.
*3 Two-way AC/DC charger usable with in-car power source.
Note: Manufacturer reserves the right to change specifications of parts and accessories without notice. Specifications and standard accessories may vary from country to country.