Model#: DEWNDC527

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Dewalt DC527 18V Cordless Fluorescent Area Light

  • Dewalt DC527 18V Cordless Fluorescent Area Light
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  • Built-in telescoping and 360 degree rotating hook allows unit to hang from 2 in. materials and multiple locations
  • Over-molded lens cover provides increased durability on the jobsite
  • 13 Watt fluorescent bulb provides bright area lighting
  • Twist and lock tool-free lens cover allows for quick and easy bulb change
  • Pre-heat circuit helps eliminate blackening at the base of the bulb
  • Runs on the 18V battery system for longer run-time
  • This item may ship in the original manufacturer's packaging.
  • 18V Cordless Fluorescent Area Light - DC527
  • Batteries sold separately


Cordless: Yes
Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Bulb: 13 Watt
Run Time: 3.5 hrs.
Shipping Weight: 1.7 lbs.
Voltage: 18V



4.3 / 5.0
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Would you recommend?
Yes (3)
No (1)
Ergonomic Design (2)
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Finally a light worth having.
Battery has a long life. Came in real handy during an ice storm where we lost power for 5 days. Use it in the attic, barn and while working on the car.
December 16, 2008
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Ergonomic Design
Very Impressive!
I use this light at work and it helps tremendously when I need that extra light when I'm working in dark areas. And I like the long battery life that it has. I have never been let down yet by DeWalts superb products!
February 13, 2009
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Ergonomic Design
i would buy this again&again
good to have when power is out
May 22, 2009
No, I would not recommend this to a friend
exceped to be up dewalt standerd's
bulb cover doesn't fasen to base very good.
April 8, 2009

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When bulb blows can you replace with higher watt bulb?
Elizabeth on Dec 13, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No, you can not upgrade the wattage of the bulb
how do i purchase a bulb for the dc527 light
ROGER on May 23, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Here is a link to order the bulb for the light:


Most DEWALT® Tools purchased on or after January 1, 2004 come with a warranty package that includes:

Three-Year Limited Warranty. DEWALT will repair, without charge, any defects due to faulty materials or workmanship for three years from the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear or tool abuse. For further detail of warranty coverage and warranty repair information, visit or call 1-800-4-DEWALT (1-800-433-9258). This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage caused where repairs have been made or attempted by others. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary in certain states or provinces.

One-Year Free Service Contract. DEWALT will maintain the tool and replace worn parts caused by normal use, for free, any time during the first year after purchase.

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