Common questions

What batteries are interchangeable with Makita?

What batteries are interchangeable with Makita?

Sync Lock™ works with Makita 18V Lithium-Ion 2.0Ah, 3.0Ah, 4.0Ah, 5.0Ah and 6.0Ah batteries equipped with L.E.D. charge-level indicators. The following battery model numbers are compatible: BL1802B, BL1830B, BL1840B, BL1850B, BL1860B.

Do Makita 18V batteries fit other brands?

With other brands, such as Bosch, Dewalt, and Milwaukee, newer battery packs are absolutely compatible with all of their previous same-line tools. A great majority of Makita LXT tools WILL be compatible with it.

Do Makita batteries fit all Makita tools?

Simply slip the battery from one Makita tool and slide it into another Makita machine. The 3 powerful batteries in the range all offer different run times and charge times.

What is the difference between Makita 18V batteries?

The new 18V Compact Lithium-Ion 2.0 Ah battery (BL1820) provides more run time and a fastest-charge time for compact cordless power: Up to 50% more run time than the Makita 18V Lithium-Ion 1.5 Ah battery (BL1815) Reaches a full charge in only 25 minutes – up to 40% faster than other 18V Compact 2.0 Ah batteries.

Are Makita LXT and CXT batteries interchangeable?

Members of the CXT lineup use a 12-volt battery pack that just can’t power the tools the same as the 18-volt batteries in the LXT line.

Are there 2 types of Makita batteries?

DC18RD is a two port fast charger that is able to charge two Makita Li-ion batteries (14.4V-18V) at the same time, as fast as DC18RC charges one battery.

Is 5Ah better than 3Ah?

Clearly, any battery that holds more charge should give you longer runtime, and that’s the case with these batteries. On a like-for-like basis, the 5Ah will give you 66% more runtime than the 3Ah battery.

What does LXT stand for on Makita tools?

Makita’s Lithium-ion tools have proved market winners and now Makita’s expanded range offers a comprehensive, powerful and lightweight selection of professional tools to complete any job.

Can I use a 5Ah battery instead of 4Ah Makita?

Yes, it can be used and how the exchange would look like. If you are using a 4Ah battery and heading towards the 5Ah would mean that your application could run up to 25% longer. In contrast, if you want to change from 5Ah to 4Ah, this means your electric device will run up to 20-23%.

Can I use a 5Ah battery instead of 4Ah?

My DSC alarm has a 12V 4Ah battey, can I use a 12V 5Ah battery? Will this damage my alarm system? There’s absolutely no problem using a 12V 5Ah battery in the alarm system. There will be no damage of any kind to the alarm system.

What is the difference between Makita LXT and CXT battery?

While both LXT and CXT tools have motor housings that have a nominal 2″ girth, it is the battery width itself that becomes the governing factor: An LXT battery measures nearly 3″, while the CXT is somewhat less at 2-1/2″.

What does Makita LXT stand for?

Lithium-ion Xtreme Technology
Lithium-ion Xtreme Technology.