DEWALT Introduces FLEXVOLT System
World’s first battery that automatically changes voltage
DEWALT has unveiled the FLEXVOLT system, featuring the world’s first battery that automatically changes voltage when the user changes tools. The FLEXVOLT battery powers a new lineup of brushless 60V MAX* and 120V MAX* FLEXVOLT tools. The patent-pending technology is also backward-compatible with most existing DEWALT 20V MAX* tools and chargers. When used in DEWALT 20V MAX* tools, the FLEXVOLT battery provides up to 4X runtime. Plus, the FLEXVOLT battery provides more than 3X battery power than DEWALT’s 18V NiCad.
The key to this technology is the ability of the FLEXVOLT battery to switch between DEWALT tools of varying voltages. The battery automatically changes voltage depending on whether it’s being used in a 20V MAX* or 60V MAX* tool. Two FLEXVOLT batteries together power the new DEWALT 120V MAX* tools. Applications that previously could be accomplished only by corded tools can now be performed with the FLEXVOLT system of cordless tools. Jobsites can now experience the freedom of cordless.
The FLEXVOLT battery powers five new 60V MAX* brushless tools
- 7 1/4-inch Circular Saw (DCS575)
- 4 1/2- to 6-inch Grinder (DCG414)
- Reciprocating Saw (DCS388)
- 1/2″ VSR Stud and Joist Drill (DCD460)
- 8-1/4” Table Saw (DCS7485)
- 12-inch Fixed Head Compound Miter Saw (DHS716)
- 12” Sliding Compound Miter Saw (DHS790)
DEWALT has also released a lineup of FLEXVOLT High Efficiency Accessories, optimized for use with cordless power tools and engineered to deliver more cuts or holes per charge than standard DEWALT accessories.
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DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools and accessories with more than 300 power tool and equipment products, as well as 1,000 power tool accessories. For more information, call 800-433-9258 or visit www.dewalt.com.