January 04, 2017

PORTER-CABLE PCC606LA 20-Volt 1/2-Inch Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver Review

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Porter-Cable is a good brand with more than 100 years of experience in producing quality products in this industry. The PCC606LA is part of the Porter-Cable’s 20 Volt MAX line-up. This drill has more than enough power for around the house jobs. It has an ability to drill through any wooden or metal framing with ease.

Let's take a closer look.

Combined with the compact size (7 3/4″ length) and lightweight design (3.5lbs), the drill is easy to carry. It has ergonomic sturdy grip bumpers all along the body of the drill to make it easier to hold for longer periods of time without causing strain or fatigue.The PCC606LA include an LED light and two magnetic bit holders that are adequate for smaller bits.

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Weighing 0.8 lbs, the compact battery contributes to the overall lightweight of the drill. This cordless power drill utilizes 20-volt lithium-ion batteries, and it's only take 40 minutes to charge. Fast enough.This drill also has a battery charge gauge that displays the amount of charge left in the battery.

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The Porter-Cable PCC606LA drill produces 330 unit watts out (UWO), which is pretty good. It has dual-range gearing (0-400/0-1,600). There are 23 clutch settings that allow you to adjust the amount of torque that will be delivered to the screw head. The maximum speed is better than the average. Basically, the slow range gives you a lot more torque which is necessary for more demanding applications.

So, here is our short review of The Porter-Cable PCC606LA 20V drill:

The Plus (+):
  • Light weight and compact design
  • Integrated high-output motor and dual speed setting
  • Features magnetic bit holders
  • 1/2 in. all metal ratcheting chuck grips bits securely to prevent slipping
  • Built-in battery gauge alerts users to charge and power level to prevent sudden power drops
  • value for the money

The Minus(-):
  • Slight wobble in the chuck, it kicks a bit when adjusted to high torque

Overall, the Porter-Cable PCC606LA 20V is reliable and can perform various functions without too much issue.This drill/driver kit is not perfect. But it is worth considering if what you want is a well-designed cordless driver/drill which is convenient to use for jobs around the house. It’s powerful, simple to use, and lightweight.The lithium-ion batteries are impressive because they are lightweight, have a long life and charge in only 40 minutes.

Porter-Cable PCC606LA 20V Specifications
3.5 lbs.
Batteries Included
Battery Type:
Chuck Size:
1/2 in.
Chuck Type:
Single Sleeve Ratcheting
Handle Style:
Pistol Grip
No-Load Speeds (RPM):
0 - 400 / 0 - 1,600
Power Type:
Warranty Description
90 day manufacturers warranty
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