Makita DF012DSE

Makita DF012DSE

Makita DF012DSE

Makita DF012DSE

Makita DF012DSE


Makita’s 7.2V Lithium-Ion Cordless Driver-Drill Kit with Auto-Stop Clutch delivers convenience and precision drilling and driving power to torque-specific assembly applications. The DF012DSE combines the ultra-compact design of a cordless screwdriver with 21 clutch settings and an auto-stop clutch for extra fastening control. The DF012DSE is powered by a Makita-built motor that delivers 71 in.lbs. of Max Torque in drilling mode. The 2-speed gear selection offers 200 RPM and 650 RPM for low or high speed applications. The 21 clutch settings offer a range of fastening torque, from 32 in. lbs. in clutch setting #1 to 50 in. lbs. in #21. For added precision and control, the auto-stop clutch shuts off the tool when the clutch disengages and helps prevent over-driving on the fastener. For extra versatility, the tool will operate in straight or pistol grip positions.

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  • Makita-built MotorThe heart of the Makita DF012DSE is its robust Makita-built motor, delivering an impressive 71 in.Lbs. of maximum torque. This ensures efficient fastening performance across a variety of applications, from light-duty tasks to more demanding projects.
  • Compact DesignDesigned with portability in mind, the Makita DF012DSE boasts a compact and lightweight construction, making it easy to maneuver in tight spaces and overhead installations. Say goodbye to bulky, cumbersome tools, and hello to effortless operation.
  • Built-in L.E.D. LightEquipped with a built-in L.E.D. light, this cordless screwdriver illuminates your work area, providing enhanced visibility in dimly lit conditions. Additionally, the light flashes when it's time to recharge the battery, preventing unexpected downtime on the job.
  • 2-Speed DesignWith its versatile 2-speed design, the Makita DF012DSE offers flexibility for a wide range of torque applications. Choose between 200 RPM for low-torque tasks and 650 RPM for high-torque applications, ensuring optimal performance in any scenario.
  • Versatile Grip PositionsWhether you prefer a straight or pistol grip position, the Makita DF012DSE adapts to your preferred working style with ease. Switch effortlessly between grip configurations to tackle various tasks with comfort and precision.
  • Clutch Settings and Drill ModeFeaturing 21 clutch settings and a dedicated drill mode, this cordless screwdriver provides enhanced fastening control and versatility. Adjust the clutch settings to match the required torque, ranging from 32 to 50 in.Lbs., ensuring precise results every time.
  • High Torque ApplicationsWhen faced with heavy-duty fastening tasks, the Makita DF012DSE rises to the challenge, delivering ample torque to tackle even the toughest screws and bolts with ease.
  • Low Torque ApplicationsFor delicate tasks that require finesse, such as installing electrical components or tightening delicate fixtures, the Makita DF012DSE offers precise control and gentle handling, minimizing the risk of over-tightening or damaging materials.
  • Straight Grip Position UsageIdeal for tasks that require precision and accuracy, the straight grip position provides maximum control and stability, allowing you to achieve professional results with confidence.
  • Pistol Grip Position UsageWhen speed and efficiency are paramount, the pistol grip position offers enhanced maneuverability and comfort, enabling rapid fastening in tight spaces or overhead positions.


The Makita DF012DSE is a versatile, reliable, and user-friendly cordless screwdriver that's designed to meet the needs of professionals and DIY enthusiasts alike. With its powerful motor, compact design, and advanced features, it's the perfect tool for a wide range of fastening applications. Invest in the Makita DF012DSE today and experience the difference for yourself!


1. Can the Makita DF012DSE be used for drilling as well?
While primarily designed for driving screws, the Makita DF012DSE does feature a dedicated drill mode for added versatility.

2. How long does the battery of the Makita DF012DSE last on a single charge?
The battery life of the Makita DF012DSE varies depending on usage, but on average, it can last for several hours of continuous operation.

3. Is the Makita DF012DSE compatible with other Makita batteries?
Yes, the Makita DF012DSE is compatible with other Makita 7.2V lithium-ion batteries, providing added flexibility and convenience.

4. Can I use the Makita DF012DSE for heavy-duty construction projects?
While the Makita DF012DSE is capable of handling a wide range of fastening tasks, it may not be suitable for heavy-duty construction projects requiring extremely high torque.

5. Does the Makita DF012DSE come with a warranty?
Yes, the Makita DF012DSE is backed by Makita's industry-leading warranty, providing peace of mind and protection against defects in materials and workmanship.

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Reviews (6)

January 24, 2023

Makita DF012DSE Delivers Top-notch Performance!

Compact, powerful, and reliable - the DF012DSE is a woodworker's dream. Perfect for intricate tasks or heavy-duty projects.

February 5, 2023

A Must-Have Addition to Any Woodworker's Toolbox!

The Makita DF012DSE is a game-changer. Its torque and versatility make it indispensable for woodworking projects.

March 7, 2023

Makita DF012DSE Sets the Bar High!

With the Makita DF012DSE, precision and power go hand in hand. It's the perfect tool for every woodworking enthusiast.

April 10, 2023

Makita's Crown Jewel in Woodworking Innovation!

As a seasoned woodworker, I've found the DF012DSE to be unparalleled in performance and durability. Highly recommended!

May 12, 2023

Makita DF012DSE Exceeds Expectations!

The Makita DF012DSE is a cut above the rest. Its precision and reliability make it my go-to tool for woodworking projects.

June 2, 2023

Makita's Finest Companion for Woodworking Ventures!

From delicate details to heavy-duty tasks, the DF012DSE excels in every aspect. It's truly a woodworker's best friend.