Dremel Finally Goes Cordless With their 8200 Cordless Rotary Tool

For the first time, the Dremel® brand is unplugging high-performance corded rotary tool technology and making it portable in the Dremel 8200 cordless rotary tool. By combining the best of both worlds – the performance of a corded tool and the convenience and flexibility of a cordless tool, the Dremel 8200 Does It All, Unplugged™.  The Dremel 8200 is great for cutting, sanding, grinding, carving, engraving, routing, cleaning, polishing and more.

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“As the market leader in rotary tools, the Dremel brand wants to deliver the high level of performance our users have come to rely on in a corded tool, but in a cordless package that gives them the freedom and range needed to complete any do-it-yourself, woodworking or hobby project,” said Brian Benes, Dremel product manager. “Thanks to continued innovations in technology and insightful feedback from Dremel enthusiasts, we believe the Dremel 8200 is unlike any other cordless rotary available – it’s better.”

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The Dremel 8200 features a variable speed range of 5,000 to 30,000 rotations per minute and is the only cordless Dremel rotary tool compatible with all Dremel accessories and attachments, including the high-performance MultiSaw and Planer attachments. In addition, an enhanced design with 360-degree grip zone with soft grip enables added comfort and stability. A separate on/off switch, which retains speed settings for ease of use, and sliding speed-switch were strategically placed so as not to interfere with the grip. The sliding speed-switch features easy-to-read speed markings for accurate settings. An innovative shaft lock mechanism lets users lock the output shaft quickly when changing accessories.

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The Dremel 8200 is the highest performance cordless rotary tool available, featuring a new, high-performance motor that facilitates maximum performance at all speeds. By combining this motor with the 12VMAX Lithium-Ion™ battery, the 8200 has a speed-of-cut that is two times faster than the leading cordless rotary tool. A new, one-hour charger is the fastest charger ever offered by Dremel and provides less downtime between projects and more time using the tool to complete them.

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The Dremel 8200 will be available beginning in April 2010 at most hardware stores and home improvement centers nationwide. The Dremel 8200 comes with a two-year warranty and will retail for a suggested retail price range from $99 to $139 USD. In Canada, the Dremel 8200 kits will retail for a suggested retail range from $129 to $169 CAD. (www.dremel.com, or call Dremel at 1-800-437-3635)

Published on March 19, 2010