Dremel 7760

This 'take anywhere' cordless, rechargeable Dremel belongs in every toolbox.

Dremel 7760

Dremel 7760 Cordless Rotary Tool

SOURCE:Dealer Search
Motor:4V, 2Ah internal Li-Ion battery
Speed:8,000 - 25,000 RPM
Charge Time2-3/4 hours
Size:1-3/4" x 7-1/2"
Key Features:
  • EZ twist nosecap
  • Ergonomic 360 degree soft grip
  • 4-step variable speed dial
  • Battery life indicator
  • Compatible with all Dremel accessories and most attachments
Weight:279 grams (9.8 oz)
Warranty:2 Years
  • USB charger
  • Grinding stone (cone-shaped)
  • 1/16″ engraving cutter
  • Brush wheel
  • Sanding drum and sleeve
  • Polishing wheel mandrel
  • 2 polishing wheels
  • 2 felt polishing wheels
  • Polishing compound
  • Accessory and collet wrench
  • Plastic case

When you think of 'rotary tool', 'Dremel' naturally comes to mind. After all, Dremel invented the tool. And while there are now a slew of wannabees, Dremel still commands a heck of a lot of clout among pros and DIYers.

The new Dremel 7760 (aka the Dremel Lite) might be aimed at the entry level market – people looking to buy a first rotary tool for occassional use. But, it's one handy tool for just about anyone to keep stored in a tool box for all sorts of cutting, grinding, sanding, carving and polishing tasks.

The 7760 is equipped with an internal 4V, 2Ah Li-Ion battery that spins the shaft at speeds of 8,000 to 25,000 RPM. How much run time you get depends on the speed you select, along with the accessory you use, and how aggressively you employ the tool.

Using the universal micro USB cable and AC adapter that come with the tool you can charge the battery via a mobile device charger or a standard 120V electrical outlet. In the home or shop you can leave the tool plugged in when not in use so that the battery is constantly recharged. Otherwise you need to wait about 3 hours for a full recharge. Obviously an external battery would be more convenient as you can just swap batteries - but the trade off would be greater tool weight.

It's that light weight along with an ergonomic soft-grip design that makes the 7760 so comfortable to hold for long periods of time. As you'd experience on any Dremel rotary tool there is very little vibration in use, even at the highest speed setting.

The 7760 comes with a starter set of 10 accessories. Once you begin using this tool you'll likely want to get a few more accessories. Fortunately, Dremel has a huge assortment to choose from (individually and in more economical sets), all of which you can use with the 7760. So no matter what sort of project you're working on, you'll find the right bit to use.

On/off-variable speed slide switch with shaft lock button just ahead

L to R: collet nut, EZ twist nosecap, 1/8" collet

USB charger with AC adapter

Small and lightweight means tons of control

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