Dremel® Micro™ 8050 Preview

Compact Cordless Rotary Tool

MT. PROSPECT, Ill. – September 2, 2014 — The introduction of the Dremel® Micro™ 8050 marks a new milestone for the brand. Hailed as the most powerful and precise compact cordless rotary tool Dremel has yet to produce, its size, ergonomics and first-to-market integrated LED front-end lighting make it the ideal choice for everything from detailed crafts to DIY tasks.

8050_hero“The Micro 8050 represents a new evolution in the rotary tool category that offers precise control with surprising power,” said Ed Pchola, product director for Dremel. “It fills a need for a multifunctional tool for people who engage in hands-on, detailed activities.”

With LED features such as unparalleled front-end lighting, variable-speed indicator and battery fuel gauge, as well as a docking station charger that automatically stops charging when the batteries have reached capacity, the Micro 8050 is always prepared to tackle detailed work and tight spaces.

“Portable and versatile, this is the most brilliantly powerful and ergonomically-friendly tool on the market,” said Pchola. “It’s going to prove highly popular with hobbyists and crafters.”

Dremel Micro 8050 Product Strengths:

  • Sleek ergonomic design makes it light and easy to handle for detailed projects and tight spaces
  • New LED smart features such as front-end lighting, variable speed indicator and fuel gauge allow for optimal use
  • New, compact, lightweight 8V Max Lithium-ion battery for power in a smaller size, always ready and no memory effects
  • Docking Station continually charges so the tool is always fully charged and ready to use
  • 360° Grip Zone with soft grip for comfort and control
  • Quick Collet Lock for fast accessory changes
  • Speed indicator to select optimal speed for each application (5,000 – 28,000 RPM)
  • Fully compatible with all Dremel rotary tool accessories

Catalog Number: 8050-N/18

“Perhaps the most exciting part of this national launch will be the brilliant projects this revolutionary tool will help inspire and complete,” said Pchola. “Dremel users are a part of the ‘maker movement’ sweeping the country, and we are consistently driven by their loyalty to design better products.”

The Dremel Micro 8050 is available nationwide at Home Depot and Lowe’s and online at Amazon.com for an MSRP of $89 USD. For more information on Dremel products, project ideas and problem-solving tips, visit www.dremel.com or call Dremel at 1-800-437-3635.

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Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Tool Box Buzz, and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of Home Construction & Improvement.

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