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5/8" Sub-Compact Cordless Rotary Hammer with Brushless Motor
Owners Manual Parts Breakdown Print

Carrying Case

18V Compact Battery
LXT Technology
Model No: DHR171RYJB

Variable Speed, Reversible

Lightweight, 2-Mode Rotary Hammer


Hammer & Rotation / Rotation Only

  • Sub-compact size and weight ideal for fast and fatigue free drilling of holes in concrete and masonry
  • Ideal for overhead anchor / installation applications
  • Rubber joint construction suppresses transmission of vibration to battery, minimizing battery failures due to terminal breakage or poor electrical contact
  • Brushless DC motor with high power to weight and size ratio
  • Brushless DC motor generates less heat buildup and is ideal for prolonged use in high production applications
  • 2 operating modes: rotation  / rotation + hammer
  • One touch SDS-PLUS sliding chuck enables quick and easy bit changes
  • LED job light with afterglow feature illuminates drilling area
  • Ergonomic soft rubber grip design for vibration absorption and comfortable operation


INCLUDES: Two 18V (Compact) Li-ion Batteries BL1815N (196235-0), Rapid Charger (DC18RC), Side Handle (158057-6), Depth Gauge (415486-9), Battery Cover (450128-8), Interlocking Tool Case (197212-5) 



18V Li-Ion



11/16" (17 mm)


3/8" (10 mm)


1/2" (13 mm)

Impact Energy

1.1 J (0.81 ft. lbs)

No Load Speed

0 - 680 RPM

Blows Per Minute 

0 - 4,800 BPM

Vibration Level

9.0 m/s2

Noise Level

86 dB(A)

Overall Length

10-3/4" (273 mm)

Net Weight

4.6 lbs (2.1 kg)

Note: Makita Canada reserves the right to change specification of products without notice. The contents of the parts breakdown and Instruction manuals may be different from current products.


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