Makita seems to be sewing up the cordless drill corner of the market, and the MAKDHP482RFW’s spec, combined with the money being asked for it, offers a few clues as to why.
This 18V combi drill has variable speed control by trigger, forward/reverse rotation and a keyless chuck.
A twin-LED job light illuminates any dark and poky reaches you might have cause to venture into, and a protection circuit safeguards your slide-type power source from over-discharge, high temperature or current overloads.
Pricing will vary according to where you buy from, but you can expect to pay about £250, which will also get you a compact charger and case, a pair of Makita-made 18V lithium-ion batteries and a one-year manufacturing guarantee.
Olloclip’s new Filmer’s Kit is aimed at those with rather more refined sensibilities.
The Regin REGK90 is a micro socket and bitset that has been designed for use in spaces with minimal access.
Denon’s HEOS HomeCinema system, however, combines plaster-shaking oomph and audiophile finesse in a couple of compact, unobtrusive boxes with hardly a cable in sight.