More stories about Hitachi

  • Hitachi Recalls Framing Guns

    A malfunctioning safety switch may cause some NR83A2(Y) and NR83A3 models to double fire.

  • Makita LS1018 Miter Saw

    This sliding dual compound saw has the same cross cut capacity as the LS1016 but is 10 pounds lighter and sells for about $100 less.

  • 18-Volt Cordless Recip Saws Tool Test

    The best saws offer lots of power and long runtime. We test saws from DeWalt, Hitachi, Panasonic, and more to see how they compare.

  • Brushing Up on Brushless

    How brushless motors work and what they can add to your favorite cordless tools

  • 18-Volt Brushless Impact Drivers

    High-efficiency brushless motors and increased energy-density batteries push the capacity of these full-size tools further than ever

  • Digital Impact Gun

    With the introduction of its new 18-volt impact driver, Hitachi is the latest company to enter the realm of brushless tools.

  • A Deck Builder's Tool Kit

    These specialized tools boost productivity and quality.

  • Tool Test: 18-Volt Drill/Drivers

    Today's cordless drills are significantly better than the ones I used four or five years ago — they have more power and greater runtime, and take less time to charge. Many of them are lighter, too. The most obvious change has been the move from nicad to lithium-ion batteries, with lithium-ion...

  • New Tools from Hitachi, Stiletto, Kobalt, and More

    Earlier this year I – and 50,000 others - went to the International Builders' Show (IBS) in search of new tools and building products. I enjoy going to trade shows because there's nothing like seeing new tools early on and in person. This year's show did not disappoint...

  • Tool Test: 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Impact Drivers

    For this article my crew and I tested 18 lithium-ion impact-driver kits. Some companies sell the same tool in two kits – each with different batteries – and in such cases we tested both versions. We used all the drivers for several months, trading them around so that everybody had experience with...