20V MAX* Brushless Cordless 1/2 in. Compact Stud and Joist Drill with FLEXVOLT ADVANTAGE™ (Tool Only)

Product Overview

Take on challenging jobs with the 20V MAX* Brushless 1/2 in. Compact Stud and Joist Drill with FLEXVOLT ADVANTAGE™. Built with safety in mind, this tool features the E-CLUTCH® system that detects the motion of the tool and shuts it down in bind-up situations. Advanced FLEXVOLT ADVANTAGE™ technology, allows this drill to recognize 20V/60V MAX* FLEXVOLT® batteries and adjust its power output accordingly.

Additional Features

  • TRACK AND LOCATE WITH TOOL CONNECT™ APP: Installing a DEWALT Tool Connect™ Chip allows for monitoring and pinpointing of the drill location on the jobsite
  • DESIGNED FOR HIGH PRODUCTIVITY: Drill up to 495 holes with a 7/8 in. auger bit on a single charge***


  • Rough-in Work for Plumbing/Electrical
  • Core Drilling


  • (1) DCD444 20V MAX* Compact Stud and Joist Drill Bare Tool
  • (1) Chuck Key
  • (1) Chuck Key Holder



  • 3 Year Limited Warranty, 1 Year Free Service, 90 Days Satisfaction Guaranteed

We’re confident of the quality of our products, and we’ll repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship within the specified warranty.

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We take extensive measures to ensure all our products are made to the very highest standards and meet all relevant industry regulations.

Support Manual


  • * Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18 volts.
  • ** Using a DCB609 FLEXVOLT® battery vs. DCB205 DEWALT 20V MAX* Battery (battery sold separately)
  • *** DCD444B can drill up to 495 holes in 2 in. SPF wood using 7/8 in. auger bit per charge when used with DCB609 FLEXVOLT® battery (sold separately)