Model DHR162 has been developed as the most compact and lightweight model of Makita 16mm cordless rotary hammer range, while still drilling more than the previous 16mm models on a single battery charge. Features dual mode operation; "rotation only" and "hammering with rotation".
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Please note: Any accessories shown are not necessarily supplied as standard equipment.
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Technical specifications
Battery Type

Charging Time
22 min

Body only machine

14.4 v

Variable Speed Control

Max in concrete
16 mm

Max. in steel
13 mm

Max. in wood
24 mm

Impact energy
1.3 J

Blows per minute
0-5,000 bpm

Noise sound pressure
85 dB(A)

Noise sound power
96 dB(A)

Noise K factor
3 dB(A)

No Load Speed
0 - 1500 rpm

Vibration: Drilling
3.5 m/sec²

Vibration K factor
2 m/sec²

Vibration: Hammer Drilling
12.5 m/sec²

Net weight
2.4 kg

Maximum vibration exposure per day
All vibration figures quoted are Tri-axial to EN60745 2006

Vibration: 8:00 Hour Vibration: Drilling
Vibration: 8:00 Hour Vibration: Drilling
Vibration: 1:016 Hour Vibration: Hammer Drilling
Vibration: 1:016 Hour Vibration: Hammer Drilling
User benefits
  • 4 pole motor.
  • 22 minute charge time with the air cooled Makstar Optimum Charging System.
  • Lithium-ion batteries have greater life spans than their Ni-MH or Ni-Cad counterparts giving 430% greater run time.
  • Lithium-ion's 40% weight saving means 18 volt power can be obtained by a battery that weighs the same as a 12 volt Ni-MH battery.
  • High comfort grips.
  • LED job light with afterglow.
  • Conveniently located push button for forward and reverse.
  • Compact, lightweight and effective fixings hammer.
  • Dual operation mode: Rotary only and rotary hammer.
Standard equipment
Information & Technologies
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