A: Battery life expectancy is between 3-5 years. We do know that some batteries have lasted double the years. Best practice is to use and charge at least every 2 months to keep the battery alive longer.
A: Yes, it is variable speed based on trigger pull.
A: The drill is variable speed two speed. The drill has a #1 and #two speed the #2 has more torque and not as much speed as #i
A: Hi MikeyS, We apologize for any inconvenience. The drill has 2 speeds low and high.
A: yes it is a variable speed drill that speeds up or slows down with trigger pull
A: Hello MikeyS Thank you for your contact. We apologize for any trouble or inconvenience in finding information. There is a switch to go between low and high rather than a variable speed trigger. Best Regards Sherri C BLACK + DECKER
A: Any brand of 3/8" shank bit will work with this drill. Home Depot has an endless supply
A: Yes, Home Depot sells individual bits and sets by different vendors at varying prices. Black&Decker has a nice 13pc set for metal/wood (also does plastic) #15083.
A: Yes. Home Depot sells individual bits and sets of bits by various vendors.
A: No, the LDX220C is not a part of the MATRIX system.
A: Yes it is.Mine matches one pictured above. Use same battery on several of my cordless B/D tools.