Model#: DEWNDCR015

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Dewalt DCR015 12V/20V MAX Cordless Worksite Radio and Charger

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The DeWALT DCR015 12V/20V MAX Worksite Radio and Charger is a cordless radio built to handle the harsh environments and demands of the jobsite. The DCR015 Radio/Charger features a rugged 360 degree roll cage, weather resistant speakers and a convenient built-in battery charger. Capable of running off both AC/DC and 12V and 20V MAX batteries, the radio quickly transforms from a portable jobsite radio to a battery charging station. The radio features an AM and FM digital tuner with LCD display, built-in clock, and 15 station memory presets. Auxiliary and USB ports allow connection to CD players, MP3 players, cell phones and portable satellite receivers while the integrated device storage box protects these devices from jobsite debris while plugged in.
  • 2 amp charger for 12V MAX and 20V MAX DeWALT battery packs allows for quick and convenient battery charging
  • Runs off AC/DC and 12V MAX / 20V MAX DeWALT batteries to keep the power going all day long
  • 2 AC power outlets work like pass through plugs and provides more versatility for jobsite power and integrated cord wrap offers convenience
  • Auxiliary and USB ports allows for connection to CD, MP3, portable satellite receivers and other digital audio devises (Aux Cable Included)
  • USB port allows device to be charged via USB when radio is plugged into a wall outlet
  • Device storage box protects electronic devises from jobsite debris while plugged into Aux or USB ports
  • Class D amplifier, woofers and tweeters provide full range of high and low sound for optimum sound quality
  • 360 roll cage delivers maximum durability for the toughest jobsite conditions
  • Easy-to-ready high visibility green back light LCD display and charging light bar
  • 12V/20V MAX Cordless Worksite Radio and Charger - DCR015
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Series: 20V MAX
Cordless: Yes
Length: 16.63 in.
Width: 10.63 in.
Height: 13.38 in.
Weight: 13.5 lbs.
Amperage: 2
Batteries Included: 0
Battery Life: 8 Hours
Battery System: 20V MAX
Battery Type: Li-Ion
Bluetooth Compatibility: No
Case Included: No
Charge Time: 45 Minutes
Charger Included: No
Display Type: Digital Display
Frequency Presets: 15 AM/FM
No. of Radio Channels: 15
Power Source: Electric - Corded,Electric - Cordless
Voltage: 12V/28V
Wifi compatibility: No



4.5 / 5.0
50 Reviews
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (32)
Easy To Use (19)
Powerful (8)
Value (3)
Lightweight (2)
Heavy (2)
Uncomfortable to Use (1)
Best Uses
Home Repair (8)
Jobsite (5)
Frequent Use (3)
Large Projects (3)
Excellent Radio
Just purchased this radio, and I'm very happy with its performance. Plugged in, we can listen to the radio while it charges the batteries. unplugged we can listen to the radio while it runs off the batteries. The pre-set stations are always programmed and we don't lose them when we unplug the radio or loss power like some of the other brands. We have two extra outlets on the radio, so we're not worried about unplugging it to run a saw. Rugged design is great for me, I'm super tough on all my tools. overall this is well worth the money.
December 29, 2018
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Good sound
Background hum sound when using the radio at the same time as charging a battery pack. Also after 1 1/2 years the memory of the presets stations and clock gets lost when the radio is turned off
December 26, 2018
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Amazing features and sound
I am so excited to have this radio that goes everywhere I go. The Bluetooth and the sound is my favorite part of this radio.
Had trouble within the 2nd year of the stations sticking, dewalt paid the shipping and sent me a brand new one.
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November 19, 2018
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Great radio
Having the built in chagrin is key and the plugs in the side are nice. USB port doesn’t let me play music from my phone so just using an aux cord. That’s the only complaint
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November 18, 2018
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Great Speaker
One of the best radio I have her had tough works group sounds great is everything you need in a radio. The built in outlets work amazing too
This review was collected as part of a promotion
November 12, 2018
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
not happy
been looking for this radio for awhile. big disappointment am stations do not work. ,cant use it .its just sitting there.
July 24, 2018
1 year ago
Great sound for a worksite radio
Bought this a few weeks ago and has been a good addition.
July 16, 2018
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Great radio.
Bought this radio, and i love it. Charges my 20v batteries and has two outlets to run extension cords. Plus i can plug my phone in and listen to music or charge the phone.
June 21, 2018
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Good radio
This radio is an addition to an 18 volt radio that my husband already has. It works just as well. The price is very reasonable at $179.00. I also received another $20.00 off plus free shipping. What a great deal!!!! Was a Father's Day present for my husband. Shipped right away.
June 19, 2018
Perfect for the jobsite
Works great charges batteries and has good speakers and has good run time when it's going on a battery alone
June 16, 2018
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I want to make sure that this radio is also a charger for 20 Volt batteries.
Lindy on Feb 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this radio is a charger when plugged in with the cord for both 12v and 20v DeWalt batteries. It can also run cordless, operating off of a battery only.
Hope this answers your question.
Russ Hensley
Ranger Home Improvement, LLC
Does it have a protection fuse?
A shopper on May 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Cant find one on mine, looked everywhere I think
How long will it last on battery?
A shopper on Jul 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Dspends on the amp battery you are using I've had mine last all day on the jobsite with a fully charged 5 amp battery (10-12 HOUR DAY)
will this radio work inside a well insulated shed or is there a way to connect a outside antenna ?
dennis E on Nov 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes it should work just fine mine sets in my shop which has metal siding and roof with 2 ,9ft. Metal doors. Hope this helps
When using this with a battery, can it charge a phone.
nivk on Dec 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No. USB port allows device to be charged via USB when radio is plugged into a wall outlet
Does this unit charge 20v lithium ion batteries?
Mevans on Dec 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this unit charges 20V MAX DeWALT battery packs.
Will it play music stored on usb mem stick or is a separate device needed hooked to the aux.
KS on Apr 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This item will play music stored on a USB memory stick.
Will the DCB205 20v max battery work with this radio. Will radio charge this battery and will the radio run on this battery
jk on Nov 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes,he DCB205 is compatible with all 20v MAX tools.
Will this charge a Porter Cable 20V Max battery?
Richard on Apr 30, 2015
BEST ANSWER: No,the batteries are not compatible.
Can you use the plug ins while it is running off the battery?
whitetail65 on May 18, 2017

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 120 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
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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.

90-Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your DEWALT Power Tool, Laser, or Nailer for any reason, you can return it within 90 days from the date of purchase with a receipt for a full refund - no questions asked.