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Choosing a Cordless Drill Driver: Additional Features

Choosing a cordless drill driver:
additional features

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Many cordless drill drivers have additional features which are designed to make certain DIY tasks much easier. These include:

LED work light

Yellow cordless drill driver with LED light LED lights are useful for working in poorly-lit spaces.

For more information, see our section: What is the LED light?

Spindle lock

Spindle lock on a cordless drill driver Spindle lock enables you to lock the chuck so you can change between bits safely.

For more information, see our section: What is spindle lock?

Battery-level indicator

Battery level indicator on a red cordless drill driver A battery-level indicator works like the fuel gauge on a car – it tells you how much battery you have left.

For more information, see our section: What is a battery-level indicator?

Built-in level

Built-in level on a grey cordless drill driver A built-in spirit level helps you keep the tool straight when drilling or driving.

For more information, see our section: What is a built-in spirit level?

Built-in storage

Built-in storage on a blue cordless drill driver A storage area built in to the tool for screwdriver or drill bits may be useful if you change between different bits frequently.

For more information, see our page: What is on-tool bit storage?

  Wonkee Donkee says "These features may be confusing but don’t worry. Wonkee Donkee will provide a clear explanation. At this stage however, it’s a good idea to keep them in mind so you know what to look out for."

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