DEWALT DHS716AT2 FLEXVOLT 120V MAX 12” 2-Battery Fixed Miter Saw Kit Review

Uses Flexvolt Technology for its Cordless Operation
DEWALT DHS716AT2 FLEXVOLT 120V MAX 12” 2-Battery Fixed Miter Saw Kit Review

Product Name: DEWALT DHS716AT2 FLEXVOLT 120V MAX 12” 2-Battery Fixed Miter Saw Kit

Product Description: DeWalt Cordless Compound Miter Saw

Price: $$$

Currency: US

Availability: InStock

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  • 8.3/10
    Rating - 8.3/10
8.3/10

Summary

Although this tool features a new technology, the DEWALT DHS716AT2 FLEXVOLT 120V MAX 12” 2-Battery Fixed Miter Saw Kit has not received one single complaint from the current users. Changing the miter angle has been made better than the older versions. It tends to move and cut at a right pace and can be used both as a corded and a cordless tool.

Decade’s old brand, DEWALT is the highest selling and most reliable name when it comes to corded or cordless tools. Each version of any tool comes with the newest innovations to facilitate the regular consumers. The DEWALT DHS716AT2 FLEXVOLT 120V MAX 12” 2-Battery Fixed Miter Saw Kit is one of DEWALT’s most performing Miter saw. Although it works on batteries, it delivers power similar to that of a corded tool. Detailed specs are discussed as below.

FLEXVOLT battery

DEWALT has introduced its latest FLEXVOLT batteries that are designed to suit different kinds of tools. It can automatically shift the voltage when a tool is changed. This gives the user a considerable level of advantage as it comes to the accuracy of results. It improves the run time of most of the DEWALT 20V tools, so one does not have to invest in a whole new system. This offers the convenience of a cordless tool with the power of a corded one. This technology has no yet been introduced by any other brand.

Cutline Blade Positioning System

The working mechanism of the DEWALT DHS716AT2 FLEXVOLT 120V MAX 12” 2-Battery Fixed Miter Saw has been integrated with a cutline blade positioning system. This positions the blade exactly on the cutline for increased result accuracy. Bevel angle adjustment is also more convenient because of the provision of a high visibility bevel scale.

Increased capacity is provided with a fully adjustable stainless steel based miter detent plate with 11 detents. Tall sliding fences support crown molding up to 7-1/2″ nested and base molding up to 6-3/4″ vertically against the fence. The 120-volt brushless motor can deliver a longer run time than standard motors.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight: 56 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 22.4 x 19.7 x 27.6 inches
  • Origin: Taiwan
  • Batteries: 2 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Power Source: ACDC
  • Voltage: 120 volts
  • Measurement System: English
  • Included Components: (1) DSH716 Fixed Miter Saw, (1) Blade, (1) Blade Change Wrench, (1) Dust Bag, (1) 120V AC adapter
  • Battery Cell Type: Lithium-Ion
  • Warranty Description: 3-year limited warranty

Pros

  • The world’s first battery that automatically changes voltage upon tool change
  • Runtime; Up to 289 Cross Cuts in baseboard
  • Best in Class Vertical capacity against sliding fence
  • CUTLINE blade positioning system; adjustment free cut line indicator
  • 120V AC adapter; corded or cordless power delivers ultimate flexibility

Cons

  • More expensive than other models

Verdict

Although this tool features a new technology, the DEWALT DHS716AT2 FLEXVOLT 120V MAX 12” 2-Battery Fixed Miter Saw Kit has not received one single complaint from the current users. Changing the miter angle has been made better than the older versions. It tends to move and cut at a right pace and can be used both as a corded and a cordless tool.

It works better than the traditional electric circular or band saws and provides performance for versatile applications. It suits the complex tasks of some different professional technicians. Despite being slightly heavier, it is loved by its current users and they highly recommend this to others as well.

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