This Makita 3/8-inch general purpose electric drill features compact and lightweight design. It has all ball bearing construction for smooth and durable operation and a variable speed trigger for drilling in a wide variety of materials. The powerful motor is rated at 4.0 amps with 450W continuous input. It includes a keyless chuck for quick and easy bit installation and removal, a forward/reverse switch for easy switching between operating modes, a lock-on button for continuous operation, and a lanyard loop for attachment of lanyard when working at heights. The ergonomic soft rubber grip is great for vibration absorption and more comfortable operation.