Model # DXCMLA1983054

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DEWALT 30 Gal. Portable Vertical Electric Air Compressor


30 Gal. Portable Vertical Electric Air Compressor

  • Dual voltage motor is wired for standard 120 or 240-volt outlet
  • Includes synthetic oil for high performance and longevity
  • Equipped with pneumatic tires for maximum portability
$63527 /each
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Product Overview

DEWALT's 30 Gal. Air Compressor features a cast iron, twin-cylinder, oil-lubricated pump. This includes a 1-piece cast iron crankcase, thermally stable cast iron cylinder body, aluminum head and valve plate, automotive style ball bearings, durable Swedish stainless steel reed valves, oil level sight glass, easily accessible oil fill and a 12 in. cast iron balanced flywheel. The unit has a heavy-duty induction motor for maximum performance and efficiency. This dual voltage motor is wired for a standard 120-volt outlet and can also be converted for 240-volt applications.

  • 7 CFM at 40 psi and 5.7 CFM at 90 psi with 1.9 RHP
  • 155 max psi for optimum tool performance
  • 30-gallon ASME vertical portable tank with pre-attached pneumatic tires for maximum portability
  • Shipped with synthetic oil for optimum performance and long life
  • Equipped with quick-set regulator, tank, working pressure gauges, and on/off switch
  • Need help? CLICK HERE to view our Air Compressor Buying Guide

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Customer Questions & Answers

Can the Dewalt 1.9 HP/30 Gal. compressor be operating on 240 VAC?

Asked by: Marty
Answered by: Woodworker
Date published: 2016-12-20

Since this item is an online order only, as a retired military serviceman can I receive the 10% discount as offered in Home Depot stores?

Asked by: Gary
I have had this problem in the past. I am on VA disability so I have to make every penny count. You can return the item to customer service and then re-purchase it with your veteran's discount. It's kind of a pain but I'm polite about it and Home Depot has never let me down!
Answered by: Ryan
Date published: 2016-07-30

What is the decibel rating ??

What is the decibel rating ??
Asked by: Steve
Hi. The manufacturer states it is 78 decibels. Depending on the construction and size of the units location, it could be lower or higher. I have mine in an attached, insulated, drywall 2 car garage against a wall with 12" clearance from the wall. I would say my unit is a little quieter at about 70 decibels. If you have cement block construction it could be louder because the sound will echo off the walls.
Answered by: Mastertech
Date published: 2016-12-22

Does this compressor come with everything shown in the picture, i.e. both gauges, regulator and c...

Does this compressor come with everything shown in the picture, i.e. both gauges, regulator and coupling as shown?
Asked by: Rick
This compressor comes with everything in the picture. The only thing you will need to provide is the hose and connector. You will also need to fill it with oil when it comes. There is a little window that shows the oil level. It's difficult to see the oil level. I overfilled mine at first and had to remove some. I love this compressor. I purchased and installed a 3-way quick connector on mine. I run one hose directly from the compressor. That one usually has a blow gun attached. The second connector is used for a hose to my ceiling hose reel. The third connector is available to run other tools if I choose.
Answered by: Dave
Date published: 2017-01-09
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Customer Reviews

30 Gal. Portable Vertical Electric Air Compressor is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 53.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm pretty happy with this compressor. it is replacing my sears direct drive of similar design. m... I'm pretty happy with this compressor. it is replacing my sears direct drive of similar design. main reason is noise. it is in my garage and I read that the dewalt type is fairly quiet. I checked it out. when I received it I compared the 2 with my db meter. The sears was 100 db (really freaking loud), the dewalt was 78. Both from a few feet away. a huge difference. when I would use the old one I put on hearing protectors it was so loud. I believe the sears put out more air so its a little bit of a trade off. BUT--the dewalt goes to 150# the sears 125. It comes on around 110 and cuts off at 155. then cools off to about 150. I did not like the drain so I changed to an elbow and ball valve and extension pipe all 1/4". It did not look like there was enough room but it fit. that is something they could change, is give you a little more room under it. It does not leak down so that is another plus. I use my compressor quite often, for many cars, painting small items, a blast cabinet, blow out the garage, etc. I really don't see any major downsides. It is inline with other compressors of this size and type. I do wish it put out a little more air but that would mean going to 220v which I don't have in my garage.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from GREAT VALUE FOR PRICE All that I expected and more from DEWALT. From the reviews that I have read prior to my purchase I have only one negative thing that I agree with, and that is the drain at the bottom of the tank is a drawback and should be addressed by the manufacturer. I did what someone else had done and elbowed it out to the edge for ease of drainage. I would think that an engineer would have had the cense to either do what I have done, or raised the tank a couple of inches to allow for the tank to be drained properly. It's a fix that the consumer shouldn't have to do if the design teem would have asked for input of the end user. Overall a good product save this short coming (pun intended). PS: NO LEAKES, AIR or OIL. Break in Procedure went as expected, slight smell of new rubber as expected, and modification to the drain with street elbow, coupling, and 6" of pipe comes very close to the ground, but way better than having to tilt the entire compressor and lean it against something at the handles while blocking the wheels so they don't roll just to open and close the drain. Which brings me to the final point of Weight and that is only an issue with the drain issue.
Date published: 2016-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We have not operated the compressor much, as we recently purchased it, but it seems to meet our n... We have not operated the compressor much, as we recently purchased it, but it seems to meet our needs so far.
Date published: 2017-05-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 3 Star Review Rating provided by a verified purchaser
Date published: 2017-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great quiet product great quiet product
Date published: 2017-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dewalt Quality and Price Picked up at store. The compressor was strapped to a pallet and loaded on my trailer by forklift. I was able to unload easily using ramp on the trailer. The instructions were clear about run nun at no load for 30 minutes. The compressor performs well. The one negative is that the noise level in my shop is > 85 decibels. It is rated at 78 outside, so I guess I should have expected that. It is okay if you stay about 3 feet away from it. I also wish the tank was mounted a little higher so that it is easier to get to the drain valve. I also added a shutoff valve to the air line for convenience. Overall, I am well satisfied and would recommend this compressor.
Date published: 2016-02-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice compressor overall; shipping carton inadequate Good overall performance; draws less current than my old Sanborn 2 HP compressor, which often popped the 15amp breaker. Fairly quiet operation--for a compressor. Would have preferred semi-pneumatic tires instead of the inflatable ones, although I don't plan on moving it much. Drain valve poorly placed under the tank; very difficult to reach and open (screw-type) unless the compressor is tipped diagonally. (Should have an elbow and pipe extension.) The shipping carton really needs to be reinforced and padded better, since that's where the delicate parts are. Compressor arrived with one gauge smashed and the compressor transfer tube (air outlet pipe) was bent and leaking air. I straightened and tightened the tube and have temporarily installed a gauge from my old (donor) compressor. Hoping this compressor lasts as long as my old one (30+ years). However, the tank is certified for only ten years use; cost of replacing it unknown.
Date published: 2016-09-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Compressor When I received my compressor the cardboard box it was shipped in was severely damaged on one side but after inspection of the compressor I found no damage. I would recommend additional interior packaging. I broke in the compressor as the instructions outlined, I found the compressor to be very quite much more so than my old direct drive compressor. It is well made and fairly easy to move around. Reaching the drain at the bottom of the compressor is a might mare. I had to get on my hands and knees just to reach under the compressor but found that there is insufficient clearance between the floor and the bottom of the unit to fit your hand under and open the drain. I had to tilt the compressor to reach under and was unable to use my fingers to open the valve. I contacted the service rep at DeWalt via e-mail, they replied very quick and were very helpful but they informed me that there was no after factory fix to this issue. Other than that I am very satisfied with the compressor and would recommend its purchase.
Date published: 2016-09-27
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