Compact, cordless drill driving 

Compact, cordless drill driving 

18V XR Compact Brushless Drill Driver


At only 181mm in length but delivering up to 70Nm in torque, the DCD791 is a compact drill driver designed for heavy-duty use in confined spaces. With adjustable speed and torque control, it’s ideal for countless professional tradesmen including plumbers, HVAC installers, carpenters and general contractors. 

Choose your kit
  • DCD791D2
    18V XR Brushless Drill Driver - 2 X 2Ah
  • DCD791D2KX
    Discontinued DCD791D2KX
    18V XR Brushless Drill Driver - 2 X 2Ah
  • DCD791P2K
    Discontinued DCD791P2K
    18V XR Brushless Drill Driver - 2 X 5Ah
18v XR

Over 140 cordless products


Brushless motor for increased efficiency and runtime

Compact performance

Compact performance

The compact DCD791 is capable of performing heavy-duty tasks and delivers 70Nm of torque, which lets it drill at a capacity of 38mm in wood and 13mm in metal. Its power to size and weight ratio make it perfect for use in confined spaces. 

Total control

The DCD791 has a 2 speed all metal transmission reaching up to 2,000rpm and a 15 position adjustable torque control for controlled drilling into a variety of materials. Combined with an intelligent trigger design, these features give users total control over a wide range of drill driving applications.  



Weight 1.2 kg
Max. Drilling Capacity (Wood) 40 mm
Max. Cutting Capacity (Metal) 13 mm
No Load Speed 0-550/2000 rpm
Max Torque (Hard) 70 Nm
Battery Capacity 5 Ah
No. of Speeds 2
Battery Voltage 18 V
Battery Chemistry Li-Ion
Power Output 460 W
Max Torque (Soft) 27 Nm
Chuck capacity 1.5-13 mm
Weight (incl. battery) 1.7 kg
Length 181 mm
Height 218 mm
Depth 67 mm
Sound Pressure 76 dB(A)
Sound Pressure Uncertainty 3 dB(A)
Sound Power 87 dB(A)
Sound Power Uncertainty 3 dB(A)
Hand/Arm Vibration - Drilling into metal <2.5 m/s²
Uncertainty K 1 (Vibration) 1.5 m/s²
Hand/Arm Vibration - Screw driving without impact <2.5 m/s²
Uncertainty K 2 (Vibration) 1.5 m/s²
Nominal maximum RPM 0-550 / 0-2000
Maximum drilling diameter (wood) 40
Maximum drilling diameter (steel) 13
Torque 70
Maximum clamping range of drill head 13
Minimum clamping range of drill head 1.5

What's Included

Belt hook 1 X
Magnetic bit holder 1 X
5.0Ah XR Li-Ion battery packs with state of charge indicator 2 X
Multi-voltage XR charger 1 X
TSTAK heavy duty kitbox 1 X


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Warranty & Service

Up to 3 years warranty

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.


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


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Backwards  compatible, forward thinking

XR FLEXVOLT batteries are backwards compatible with the entire 18V XR range, so any tool or charger you have can be powered by XR FLEXVOLT batteries. These run faster, for longer, using less energy, so you can get more done. The increase in power to 54V gives you unrivalled cordless capability.