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Bosch RH540M 12 Amp 1-9/16 in. SDS-Max Combination Rotary Hammer

  • Bosch RH540M 12 Amp 1-9/16 in. SDS-Max Combination Rotary Hammer
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With an astounding impact energy at 6.1 ft-lbs., the RH540M SDS-max Rotary Hammer is the hardest hitting and fastest drilling rotary hammer in its class. Delivering up to 38% more impact energy than previous generations and up to 20% more than competitors, the RH540M provides maximum productivity in all day drilling and chiseling applications. A variable-speed dial for both drilling and chiseling applications allows users to adjust tool settings based on the application and material they're tackling, with an easy to use selection knob to switch between hammer drilling, chiseling only and the versatile Vario-Lock function. The Vario-Lock mechanism allows chisels to be rotated into 12 different positions to optimize working angles to easily chip on various surfaces.
The RH540M's new robust design keeps it working hard on jobsites. Featuring a 12 amp motor and weighing in at just 14.2 lb., the RH540M delivers up to 2750 blows per minute without the excess user fatigue during longer applications. Reliable service minder brushes on the tool keep the RH540M running at maximum capacity, clearly indicating when preventive maintenance is required. As with all Bosch SDS-max tools, the RH540M allows users to make tool-free bit changes with automatic bit locking, and offers enhanced features such as dust protection and maximum energy transfer rate.
Features:
  • Tool-free bit changes with automatic bit locking, dust protection and maximum impact energy transfer rate
  • Best-in-class impact energy of 6.1 ft-lbs. provides maximum productivity in all day drilling and chiseling applications
  • Combination dual mode selector knob allows users to select between hammer drilling, chiseling only and the Vario-Lock function
  • Vario-Lock positioning rotates and locks chisel into 12 different positions to optimize working angle
  • Variable-speed dial for controlled drilling and chiseling applications
Includes:
  • 12 Amp 1-9/16 in. SDS-Max Combination Rotary Hammer - RH540M
  • Auxiliary Handle - 2602025062
  • Carrying Case - 3605438536

Specifications

Height: 10.5 in.
Amperage: 12
BPM: 1,500 - 2,750
Drilling Mode: Hammer Drill / Chisel / Vario-Lock
Handle Style: Mid-Handle
Impact Energy: 6.1 ft-lbs.
Max. Capacity (Core Bit): 1/2 in. - 1-3/8 in.
Power Type: Electric
RPM: 170 - 340
Voltage: 120V

Recommendations

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
19 Reviews
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1 Star
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Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (19)
Pros
Powerful (14)
Easy To Use (10)
Ergonomic Design (8)
Cons
Heavy (3)
Best Uses
Frequent Use (7)
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Exceeded my expectations!
This Bosch hammer drill was so sweet to use, comfortable, with minimal vibration providing me with absolute control while perfectly drilling 1/2" holes in 8" concrete for pedestals. No pressure other than the weight of the tool, was needed. All I had to do was point, set and drill. It was so smooth I could do this all day if need be. This tool has exceeded my expectations. Great tool. Thanks Bosch!
August 21, 2016
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Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Smash Hit
I purchased this tool to assist in extensive renovations on my mid-century masonry home. This tool goes from drilling holes to breaking concrete seamlessly. The performance in this midsize combination hammer is awesome.
May 3, 2016
Originally posted at
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Excellent hammer
I fully reviewed this hammer against dewalt and milwaukee and found it to be the best hammer out there. I've used it for a month and probably drilled 150 holes and so far no issues
February 9, 2016
Originally posted at
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Quality Tool
Bought this product as we had to core 4 holes in a century home that was going through a major update.We used the RH540M and a Bosch 4inch coring bit . Bath vents ,dryer vents and range vents with ease. Excellent tool.
December 18, 2015
Originally posted at
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
The Toughest and Most Reliable Rotary Hammer!
As a concrete restoration and protection company, we need tough long lasting power
tools. After reviewing many rotary hammers on the market and the versatility of each
along with a great price, nothing has compared to the Bosch Rotary Hammers of any
size and ergonomics. By far the Best that I will continue to purchase, Thanks Bosch!
April 11, 2014
Originally posted at
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Ergonomic Design
Powerful
Great product bosch is superior to all
Bosch has excellent tools powerful comfortable and reliable.
January 2, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Toughest I have used
I have used alot of demolition/hammer drills in the 20+ years I have been in the construction trade and my experience is that Bosch makes some of the best in the market. I have used alot of different brands and Bosch has yet to disappoint me. As a rule of thumb I stick with what works best and do not plan to switch from bosch when it comes to demo hammers.
February 18, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Powerful
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Good machine to have on hand
Worked well and has good power for a fairly light machine.
August 29, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Powerful
very manageable drilling power
Hammer drill is used to drill 4 inch holes in old 8 inch thick masonry block designed to look like a real stone foundation. This block is much thicker and the concrete being almost a hundred years old is much harder than the normal concrete foundation block.
I have many Bosch drills, and this hammer drill shares many of the qualities I like in bosch tools; can be used daily with very little maintenance, safety features, and knowing when you are on the job that your tool is not going to let you down. Nothing worse than a tool breaking when you are half through a project.
This drill is new, so I cannot say how reliable, but my tools are purchased for long term, and sure this tool will be around for many years.
This drill has many features, variable speed, rotary or hammer mode that other drills this size do not have unless you spend a lot more money.
Be prepared for some sore muscles if you are drilling overhead and not used to using such a large drill.
September 13, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Ergonomic Design
Powerful
Cons
Heavy
almost to powerful
The only problem is finding the sds max bits locally
November 13, 2015

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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 60 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 12 Amp 1-9/16 in. SDS-Max Combination Rotary Hammer - RH540M,
Auxiliary Handle - 2602025062,
Carrying Case - 3605438536
12 Amp 1-9/16 in. SDS-Max Combination Rotary Hammer - RH540M,
Carrying Case - 3605438536,
Auxiliary Handle - 2602025062,
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Warranty

Bosch Standard Warranty
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation ("Seller") warrants to the original purchaser only, that all BOSCH portable and benchtop power tools will be free from defects in material or workmanship for a period of one year from date of purchase. SELLER'S SOLE OBLIGATION AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY under this Limited Warranty and, to the extent permitted by law, any warranty or condition implied by law, shall be the repair or replacement of parts, without charge, which are defective in material or workmanship and which have not been misused, carelessly handled, or misrepaired by persons other than Seller or Authorized Service Station. To make a claim under this Limited Warranty, you must return the complete portable or benchtop power tool product, transportation prepaid, to any BOSCH Factory Service Center or Authorized Service Station. For Authorized BOSCH Power Tool Service Stations, please refer to your phone directory.

All Factory Reconditioned Tools are covered under the same terms and conditions as the new tool warranty, for one (1) year from date of purchase except as noted below:

  • Cordless Tool batteries are covered for one (1) year from date of purchase
  • ProVantage Protection Plan is not applicable to reconditioned tools
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  • 30-Day Money Back Refund or Replacement is not applicable to reconditioned tools
  • Dremel reconditioned tools are covered for 2 years from date of purchase
  • Tripods and Rods are covered for 90 Days from date of purchase
  • Reconditioned Tools/Kits may not contain the identical accessories, cases and kit contents of the New Tool version.

THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT APPLY TO ACCESSORY ITEMS SUCH AS CIRCULAR SAW BLADES, DRILL BITS, ROUTER BITS, JIGSAW BLADES, SANDING BELTS, GRINDING WHEELS AND OTHER RELATED ITEMS.

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IN NO EVENT SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LIABILITY FOR LOSS OF PROFITS) ARISING FROM THE SALE OR USE OF THIS PRODUCT. SOME STATES IN THE U.S. AND SOME CANADIAN PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THIS LIMITED WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE IN THE U.S., PROVINCE TO PROVINCE IN CANADA AND FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY.

THIS LIMITED WARRANTY APPLIES ONLY TO PORTABLE AND BENCHTOP ELECTRIC TOOLS SOLD WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CANADA AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO. FOR WARRANTY COVERAGE WITHIN OTHER COUNTRIES, CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BOSCH DEALER OR IMPORTER.

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