20V MAX* XR® Brushless Cordless 7/16 in. Compact Quick Change Stud and Joist Drill with POWER DETECT™ (Tool Only)

Product Overview

Tackle a range of jobs with this 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Cordless 7/16 in. Compact Quick Change Stud and Joist Drill with POWER DETECT™. Get the level of performance you need with the drill’s integrated POWER DETECT™ technology, which was designed to optimize its output when used with high-capacity XR® batteries. Easily swap bits with the 7/16 in. hex quick change chuck and maintain high productivity with almost no downtime. To aid in user control, E-Clutch(R) System shuts the tool down if necessary, in a bind up situation. The high-utility, compact Stud and Joist Drill can handle some of the most demanding projects with the capacity to complete up to 400 7/8 in. holes per charge. Battery and charger sold separately.

Additional Features

  • CONVENIENCE AND CAPACITY: Drill up to a 4 in. with a Hole Saw and a 2-9/16 in. with a self-feed bit
  • TRACK AND LOCATE WITH TOOL CONNECT™ APP: Installing a DEWALT Tool Connect™ Chip (not included) allows for monitoring and pinpointing of the drill location on the jobsite
  • DESIGNED FOR HIGH PRODUCTIVITY: Drill up to 400 holes with a 7/8 in. auger bit on a single charge***


  • Rough-in Work for Plumbing/Electrical
  • Core Drilling


  • (1) DCD443 20V MAX* Compact Quick Change Stud and Joist Drill



  • 3 Year Limited Warranty, 1 Year Free Service, 90 Days Satisfaction Guaranteed

We’re confident of the quality of our products, and we’ll repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship within the specified warranty.

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We take extensive measures to ensure all our products are made to the very highest standards and meet all relevant industry regulations.

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  • * Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18 volts.
  • ** Using a DCB208 DEWALT 20V MAX* XR® battery vs. DCB205 DEWALT 20V MAX* Battery (batteries sold separately)
  • *** The DEWALT DCD443B can drill up to 400 holes in 2 in. SPF wood using 7/8 in. auger bit per charge when used with DCB208 battery (sold separately)