DeWalt 20V Max Cordless 22-Inch Hedge Trimmer DCHT820

DeWalt 20V Max Cordless 22-Inch Hedge Trimmer DCHT820

DeWalt’s 20V Max Cordless Hedge Trimmer Leads The Line

Cordless hedge trimmers are one of the early successes of battery-powered lawn care tools since they’re not as power-hungry as other tool types. With all the development in recent years, the DeWalt 20V Max cordless 22-inch hedge trimmer sits in a very interesting position. Should you pull the trigger? We’ll help you decide!

DeWalt 20V Max Cordless 22-Inch Hedge Trimmer – The Big Deal

DeWalt 20V Max Cordless 22-Inch Hedge Trimmer DCHT820

As we rounded up each brand’s flagship battery-powered hedge trimmers, the 60V brushless hedge trimmer was missing from DeWalt’s website. It’s still available at some retailers, but it seems that it’s on the chopping block moving forward.

That leaves the DCHT820 as DeWalt’s top option. It’s unusual considering this is a brushed model and somewhat limited in capacity compared to what’s out there both on the premium residential and professional lines that DeWalt typically competes with.

While that may be unusual, it’s not necessarily a bad thing. One of the best attributes is the low weight this model has. At 7.8 pounds bare, its working weight is 9.3 pounds with a 5.0Ah PowerStack battery. that’s not bad at all.

The 2800 SPM speed and 3/4-inch cut capacity are a bit tame for professional models. It’s still very capable on regular maintenance cuts and can handle some neglect, though. Lest we forget, Milwaukee’s M18 Fuel hedge trimmer also has a 3/4-inch capacity, though its speed is significantly higher.


  • Hooked tooth design
  • 12-inch handle length
  • Friction clutch
  • Compatible with all DeWalt 20V Max and FlexVolt batteries


  • Model: DeWalt DCHT820
  • Power Source: DeWalt 20V Max battery
  • Knife Length: 22 inches
  • Stroke Rate: 2800 SPM
  • Capacity: 3/4-inch
  • Dimensions (LxWxH): 38.7 x 2 x 9.4 inches
  • Weight: 7.8 pounds (bare)
  • Blade Material: Coated steel

DeWalt 20V Hedge Trimmer Price

As a bare tool, the DeWalt DCHT820 runs $169.00. There’s also a kit that includes a 5.0Ah battery and charger for $219.00. DeWalt backs it with a 3-year warranty, 1-year service agreement, and 90-day money-back guarantee.

Check out DeWalt’s lawn care equipment lineup here.

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