Bosch’s proprietary Kickback Control helps protect users in bit bind-up situations
When drilling gets tough, it’s nice to know you have one of the best drill/drivers for the task – a tool that’s rugged, compact and brings the added advantage of technology designed to help reduce wrist/arm injuries. The Bosch DDS183 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough™ 1/2 ” Drill/Driver and HDS183 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough™ ½” Hammer Drill/Driver deliver all of the performance professional users expect in a go-anywhere design combined with best-in-class safety technology.
Both the Bosch DDS183 drill/driver and HDS183 hammer drill/driver feature Bosch KickBack Control, an integrated acceleration sensor that virtually stops the drill’s rotation during bit bind-up situations. This capability helps reduce the risk of user injury. The Bosch drill/driver also boasts an efficient EC brushless motor that provides longer tool life, great tool runtime and no maintenance. The Bosch Compact Tough design ensures a short head length and light weight. A built-in LED offers improved visibility in dark work areas.
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The drill/driver and hammer drill/driver are engineered with an upgraded, heavy-duty all-metal chuck that offers increased robustness and great gripping power for better torque transfer. The single-sleeve, keyless 1/2″auto-lock chuck delivers quick bit changes.
“Out on the jobsite, professionals need to have absolute trust in the tools they use,” said Tim Truesdale, product manager, cordless products, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation. “The Bosch DDS183 drill/driver and HDS183 hammer drill/driver represent those trusted tools: Great power, brushless motors and the added safety layer of KickBack Control. If you’re a pro, these tools have the best combination of performance and safety available.”
The Bosch DDS183 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2″ Drill/Driver and HDS183 Hammer Drill/Driver deliver powerful performance with 531 In.-Lbs. of torque and two drilling speeds (0-1,900 rpm high speed; 0-600 rpm for torque). In addition, the drill/driver offers 20+1 clutch settings to reduce fastener damage and cam out. A motor brake on the tool provides an immediate stop for fast repetitive driving jobs. In addition, the hammer drill features 28,500 bpm.
Both tools feature an ergonomic grip zone and Bosch-exclusive Electronic Motor Protection and Electronic Cell Protection to protect the tool and batteries from overload and overheating.
The Bosch Flexible Power System is one of the most versatile Lithium-ion battery platforms available. The system offers complete compatibility by allowing 18V FatPack and SlimPack batteries to be used with any tool. And Bosch 18V 2.0 Ah and larger batteries feature CoolPack™ technology, which offers a heat conductive housing to keep batteries cooler for superior runtime and up to 2X longer life. All Bosch batteries provide cold weather performance to -4°F. Each battery includes a fuel gauge.
To learn more about the Bosch DDS183 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2″ Drill/Driver or the HDS183 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough™ ½” Hammer Drill/Driver, or to find a local dealer, visit www.boschtools.com or call 877-BOSCH-99. Check out www.bethepro.com for additional tips and videos.
Bosch DDS183 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2″ Drill/Driver and HDS183 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2″ Hammer Drill/Driver Fact Box
|Bosch DDS183-02 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough ½” drill/driver||6.8“||3.3 lbs.||Two 18V 2.0 Ah batteries, 18V charger, magnetic bit holder, 4x bit tip holder, 4 bit tips, belt clip, bag||18V||no-load rpm 0-600/0-1,900||Bare tool
|Bosch HDS183-02 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough ½” hammer drill/driver||6.8“||3.3 lbs.||Two 18V 2.0 Ah batteries, 18V charger, magnetic bit holder, 4x bit tip holder, 4 bit tips, belt clip, bag||18V||no-load rpm 0-600/0-1,900; 28,500 bpm
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