Makita DHP484 Brushless Combi Drill

Available With Makita 18v XLT Battery or Body Only

Drill Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Makita DHP484 18v Features

  • Smallest Makita cordless drill at only 182mm in length, excellent in tight awkward spaces
  • This Makita drill is a powerful brushless combi drill with 54Nm of torque, 30,000 blows per minute in hammer mode, and a max RPM of 2,000
  • 21 Adjustable torque setting in drill driver mode
  • The Makita DHP484 brushless combi drill is compatible with Makita 18v LXT batteries
  • High quality brushless motor to ensure all power is delivered efficiently, and long motor life for heavy duty tasks
  • Makita high quality build to withstand heavy duty use



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Makita DHP484 Specs

Combi Drill Rating4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)
Max Torque54Nm
Blows Per Minute30,000
Max No Load Speed (RPM)2,000
Adjustable Speed SettingsYes
Torque settings21+Drill Torque settings
Brushless MotorYes
Variable Speed Control TriggerYes
Drilling diameter in wood38mm
Drilling diameter in masonry13mm
Drilling diameter in steel13mm
Battery Type18v Li-ion LXT
Body Length182mm
Quick VerdictBest Compact Makita Drill

Makita DHP484 18v Brushless Combi Drill


The main feature of the Makita DHP484 is its compact size. This is the smallest combi drill Makita make, at only 182mm in length, this drill is excellent for jobs where space is tight and awkward, or those who want a compact combi drill as they are easier to maneuver. If size is the main feature you want in a combi drill, the Makita DHP484 brushless combi drill is the one to buy.


Just because this is small in size, that does not mean it lacks power. It has the same blows per minute (30,000), and RPM (2,000) as its bigger brother the DHP481. It is capable of drilling 38mm in wood, 13mm in masonry and 13mm in steel. as you can see it has more than enough power for most jobs.

Adjustable settings

This combi drill has adjustable power settings. It has an Low/High settings for torque (30Nm/54Nm), blows per minute (0-7,500/0-30,000) and RPM (0-500/0-2,000)
It also has 21 adjustable torque setting for drill driver mode, this mode is for fastening and unfastening. If you are screwing into soft materials, too much torque can damage the material, with the adjustable torque settings you can have the right amount of torque to tighten the screw without damaging the material it is going into.

Hammer Mode

The Makita DHP484 18v brushless combi drill comes with hammer mode. This mode is excellent for drilling into masonry. With a max 30,000 blows per minute it will drill through most masonry with ease.

Brushless Motor

If you plan to do any heavy duty work, brushless motor is a must! The Makita DHP484 18v comes with a high quality brushless motor that is built to last and deliver excellent performance. This combi drill has vents built into the body of the drill to insure air can flow to the brushless motor to keep it cool under heavy duty work.

Build Quality

Makita make power tools for professional contactors, and therefore have to ensure their power tools are of the highest quality. You will find the DHP484 contains all the trademarks of Makita’s high quality build.