Impact Drivers Noise Test Results

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ProductMax Noise No Load (dBA)Max Noise with Impacts (dBA)Review
Dewalt DCF801 (12V)75.395.6Full review
Dewalt DCF845 (20V)78.897.4Full review
Dewalt DCF850 (20V)85.298.9Full review
Dewalt DCF887 (20V)83.6100.6Full review
Makita DT04Z (12V)76.195.9Full review
Makita GDT01Z (40V)85.198.6Full review
Makita XDT13Z (18V)82.495.0Full review
Makita XDT14Z (18V)77.997.2Full review
Makita XDT19Z (18V)80.496.6Full review
Milwaukee 2462-20 (12V)71.998.0Full review
Milwaukee 2551-20 (12V)87.786.1Full review
Milwaukee 2656-20 (18V)83.097.4Full review
Milwaukee 2760-20 (18V)83.089.5Full review
Milwaukee 2850-20 (18V)83.796.8Full review
Milwaukee 2953-20 (18V)86.495.2Full review
Milwaukee 3453-20 (12V)87.897.3Full review
Ryobi P235 (18V)87.2100.3Full review
Ryobi P237 (18V)83.596.1Full review
Ryobi P239 (18V)84.6102.3Full review
Ryobi PBLID02 (18V)86.196.9Full review
Ryobi PSBID01 (18V)82.9101.1Full review
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