Never attempt to manually turn the output shaft of any Festool drill or connect this drill to the output shaft of another drill. The C12's output shaft has a mechanical lock for bit changing and cannot be rotated manually.
There are no moving parts or contacts This is not a new concept. U.S. tool manufacturers frequently overstate their claims for marketing purposes. Festool does not play these marketing games. to fail. It is a sensor that detects the position of rare earth magnet located on the push button.
I hate that sound so much that I refuse to use the torque cut-out feature on a drill. Much to my elation, Festool has found a unique way to ease my pain. The slip clutch on the C12 will slip only half a revolution before the motor detects the slippage and shuts down.
3-phase motor was being used in a battery operated tool that I volunteered to write this technical review and give it to Festool without taking a fee for my work. With technology this cutting-edge, I knew there would be a lot of people that were not yet familiar with it (including myself).
"tool junkie". I also use to perform "tool tests" for several woodworking magazines. A year ago I was introduced to Festool products, and was so impressed with them that I began rewriting some of their owner's manuals in my spare time.