Bosch Bare-Tool PS50BN 12V Oscillating Tool

Bosch Bare-Tool PS50BN 12V Oscillating Tool Review

Bosch Bare-Tool PS50BN 12V Oscillating Tool delivers excellent oscillating accessory performance for a wide range of applications. This tool is also ideal for door jamb cuts. When using standard 3-1/2 inch segment blades. All Bosch oscillators have an ergonomic and compact design. It allows you to reach into tight spaces with ease and comfort.

Bosch Bare-Tool Specifications

  • Model Number - PS50BN
  • Weight - 3.68 ounces
  • Product dimension - 13.2*8.8*2.9 inches
  • Power source - battery-powered
  • Oscillating angle - 1.4 degree
  • Oscillation per min - 5,000-20,000
  • Voltage - 12 volts
  • Included Components - bare-tool
  • 1- Year warranty and 30- day money back guarantee

Bosch Bare-Tool PS50BN Accessories

  • 2-Volt Max Multi-X Oscillating Multi-Tool - 1
  • Exact- fit insert tray - 1
  • Accessory adapter - 1
  • Accessory mounting screw and washer - 1
  • Hex wrench - 1

Bosch Bare-Tool PS50BN 12V Oscillating Tool Features

Cordless Tool:

This is the main feature of this tool. There are two types of oscillating tools are available. Bosch PS50BN 12-Volt is a cordless one. Cordless tools are preferable to both professionals and DIY user. It is easy to use and handling. You can carry it with you where you wish.

Exceptional Capacity:

The Bosch PS50Bn 12-Volt Max Multi-X features a flat, no-mar nose. It has a tool holder with the variable angle. Its angle change within 240 degrees.

It ensures the better positioning. This tool allows a full 13/16 inch depth of cut. So this tool is ideal for the different tough job. This exceptional capacity makes this tool more versatile.

12-volt Lithium-ion battery:

Bosch Bare-Tool PS50BN 12-Volt comes with 12-V lithium-ion battery. The 12V Lithium-ion battery provides longer run time than average. It has five times lower self-discharged than a normal battery. It also ensures constant power supply.

You will never have power supply disruption because of a bad connection. The battery charger will get a full charge within 30 minutes. The charger also monitors the temperature of the battery.

When it gets too hot the charger uses its built-in fan to cool it. The battery and charger can sell separately.

Compact design:

Bosch Bare-Tool PS50BN 12-Volt Lithium-Ion has a compact and lightweight design. That allows it to reach into corners and tight spaces.

So it is ideal for renovation, construction, and home repair tasks. It has strength in a compact size. That makes it small enough for working in corners and other tight spaces.

It works with a wide range of Bosch and competitor accessories.

Multi-Purpose Uses:

The Bosch cordless tool that can handle a tremendous variety of tasks. It does a great job at many things. This tool is versatile and flexible in applications and materials. 

It has the corded performance for cutting, sanding, and other applications. This tool is also suitable for softwood, hardwood, drywall, plastic or metal.

While using the tool user finds some pros and cons of this tool. Reading reviews will give you a much complete understanding of the pros and cons of the product. Here I mention some few pros and cons of Bosch oscillating tool.


  • Perfect size for a Multi-Tool like this.
  • Very light compared to others.
  • Easy to use and operate.
  • Comes with a variable speed trigger.


  • The battery is no longer usable.
  • Vibrate a lot in the hand.
  • Charger doesn’t come with it.
  • Quite a noisy tool

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Will the 412 battery work in this tool?
Thank you for your question. All the Bosch lithium ion 12-volt batteries will work in the PS5oBn including the BAT412.

Q. Where is it made?
This PS50BN is manufacturing in Malaysia. Robert Bosch Tool Corporation utilizes a global manufacturing strategy. Which incorporates a global network of suppliers. Our manufacturing facilities around the globe are all owned. And operated by the Bosch group. So it maintains the highest quality standards.

Q. Do I need to buy the 6 extra blade?
The Bosch ps50bn will only be the tool. Battery, charger, and blades can sell separately. So you will need what blades that you think you will need.

Q. Is SKC120-202L compatible with this item?
Yes, the SKC120-202L 12V Lithium battery and charger starter kit. They are compatible with our PS50BN Oscillating Multi-Tool. As well as all our 12 volt Lithium tools. 

Q. If with tray means that is coming with a charger and battery?
The PS50BN is a bare tool, it does not come with batteries or a charger. The PS50-2A comes complete with batteries and charger.

Final Verdict

Bosch Bare-Tool PS50BN 12-Volt Great tool for me. A little tool with so many uses in my remodeling business. I use it to cut wood. This tool is ultra-light and comfortable to use. Without cables makes everything easier.

Bosch bare-tool ps50bn 12V oscillating tool can more than others. It can get into tight and cut. The battery lasts longer than I expected. This tool saves lots of time and effort. This tool is very easy to handle and good for heavy work. The PS50S variable speed control is a great feature. Great battery life especially when powered by the BAT420. The battery life is also good. All the accessories mount and work well. It’s easy to change out a variety of attachments. I found this tool very useful. So Bosch PS50BN 12-Volt Lithium-Ion is Very much recommended a tool for anyone.

This is Harvey Johnson. Having more than 8-years of experience as a woodworker & expert in uses of different power tools. But I love to share and advise people about home & woodworking tools. So I decide to work with the Expert Home Tools Team to share and review of Power & Home tools.

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