Dremel 7700 vs 7300 Rotary Tool: Comparison, & Which Is Better

When comparing the Dremel 7700 vs 7300 – the two Dremel rotary tools actually have a lot of similarities.

For example, both are affordable, cordless, small, lightweight, two speed tools with interchangeable Ni-Cd batteries.

On the other hand, there are differences in the performance specs of the tools, and what you get in the kits.

The Dremel 7300-pt in particular is the very popular pet nail grooming tool which you may give strong consideration to (but we think the standard 7300 Minimite is better value).

Let’s look at the tools and kits in more detail to consider which is a better option for you …

 

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Dremel 7700 vs 7300 Rotary Tool Comparison – Which Should You Get?

Similarities

Both are cordless tools

Both are affordable

Both are small and lightweight

Both run on Ni-Cd interchangeable batteries

Both accept Dremel accessories with up to a 1/8 inch shank

Both are two speed tools

 

Differences

Dremel 7700 is a 7.3 volt tool, whereas the Dremel 7300 is a 4.8 volt tool

Dremel 7700 has two speeds at 10,000 and 20,000 RPM, whereas the Dremel 7300 has two speeds at 6,500 and 13,000 rpm

Dremel 7700 comes as a standard 15 piece kit or an automotive kit, whereas the 7300 comes as a standard 8 piece kit or the 7300-pt kit which is only for pet nail grooming

 

Which Should You Get?

Dremel 7700 Multipro

If you want a tool with high voltage, higher RPM speeds, and more accessories included in the kit – the Dremel 7700 is worth your consideration.

 

Dremel 7300 Minimite, and 7300-pt

If you want a tool with lower voltage, lower RPM speeds, and less accessories included in the kit, as well as the option for a pet nail ONLY grooming tool – the Dremel 7300 is worth your consideration.

 

Dremel 7700 vs 7300 Rotary Tool Reviews

Dremel 7700 Multipro 7.2 Volt Cordless Rotary Tool

We’ve already done a a review of the 7700 Multipro, but as a summary:

Good Things

Affordable

Lightweight and small – fits the the hand easily

Comes with an interchangeable 7.2 volt Ni-Cd battery and charger

Is a two speed tool –  10,000 and 20,000 RPM

Accepts accessories up to 1/8″ shank

Can be used for pet nail grooming

Standard 1/15 kit comes with 1 attachment and 15 Dremel accessories for cutting, carving, engraving, grinding, sharpening, cleaning, polishing and sanding + battery and charger

Also comes as an automotive kit

 

Limitations

Doesn’t come with lithium ion batteries

Doesn’t come as a variable speed tool like the cordless 8220 or 8050 tools

 

You can check out the Dremel 7700 Multipro review here.

 

Dremel 7300

We’ve already done a a review of the 7700 Multipro – both the standard version, and the 7300-pt, but as a summary:

Good Things

Affordable

Lightweight and small – fits in the hand easily

Comes with interchangeable 4.8 volt Ni-Cd battery and charger

Is a two speed tool – 6,500 and 13,000 rpm

Accepts accessories up to 1/8″ shank

Can be used for pet nail grooming

N/8 kit comes with 8 accessories, wrench, battery, and charger

7300-pt tool is ONLY for pet nail grooming – comes only with sanding bands

 

Limitations

4.8 volt battery – not as powerful as other 8 volt and 12 volt cordless dremel tools

Battery runs out after about 20 minutes to half an hour of light use before you have to charge

Run on Nickel Cadmium batteries and not the longer life lithium ion batteries

Only two speeds

 

You can check out the Dremel 7300 Minimite review here.

You can check out the Dremel 7300-pt review here.

 

Dremel 7700 vs 7300 Resources

1. https://www.dremel.com

 

 

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