The cordless hammer DCD996NT DeWALT XRP is a powerful 3-speed cordless drills with higher performance, more compact dimensions, 57% longer run time per battery charge as well as higher service life thanks to new generation brushless motor technology. The optimally adapted 3-speed all-metal transmission ensures a perfect power transmission, and the 11-step torque module with safe and reliable tripping ensures precise screwing work in all settings. The higher Idle blows enables easy drilling in masonry and stone in continuous use. The cordless hammer DCD996NT has a robust 13mm keyless chuck made of solid metal and an easy handling by automatic spindle lock, electronic speed regulation as well as right and left rotation. The compact and balanced design and ergonomic rubber grip provide maximum safety and working comfort. Also, darker work areas are not a problem, because the innovative three-stage LED with exactly aligned with its light cone brings extremely strong brightness of 77 lumens of light in the darkest corners. The safety electronics (permanent monitoring of battery temperature, current draw and discharge protection) also enables a trouble-free long-term use. The DCD996NT is supplied as standard with T STAK box and as the base model (without battery and charger), it is thus ideally suited for pre-existing 18.0 volts XR batteries or for the DEWALT "Battery Plus" system.