Build your own Makita tool kit with the 18V Lithium-Ion Battery and Rapid Optimum Charger Starter Pack. Makita offers over 250 cordless tools that utilize 18V lithium-ion batteries, most available as "bare tools" (tool only, no batteries or charger included). Pick up the Makita® Battery and Rapid Optimum Charger Starter Pack, then purchase the 18V "bare tools" you need to get the job done. It's an ideal way to start building a Makita® LXT Cordless System.
Makita® 18V Lithium-Ion Batteries resist self-discharge, so they’re ready for use even after long periods of storage. The Makita® Rapid Optimum Charger is a smart-charging system that communicates with the battery during the charging process to monitor current, voltage and temperature. This advanced charging technology helps optimize battery life and deliver a faster charge. In addition, the Charger has a built-in fan to cool the battery for faster and more efficient charging, even in hot weather conditions.
For improved tool performance and extended battery life, Makita created Star Protection Computer Controls™. Star Protection is communication technology that allows the tool and battery to exchange data in real time and monitor conditions during use to protect against overloading, over-discharging and overheating. Makita, the innovation leader in cordless tool technology, has the world’s largest cordless tool system powered by 18V lithium-ion slide-style batteries.
18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah battery reaches a full charge in 40 minutes or less
Provides up to 35% more run time per charge compared to BL1830
Integrated L.E.D. battery charge level indicator allows user to monitor battery charge
Battery delivers consistent power and run time in extreme temperatures, even in winter (-4°F/-20°C)
Equipped with Star Protection Computer Controls™ to protect against overloading, over-discharging and over-heating
Impact-resistant outer case and shock-absorbing inner-liner are engineered to protect the battery
Sixteen contact terminals maintain a constant connection with the tool to help prevent power loss or fluctuation, even during high-vibration applications
Battery resists self-discharge and remains ready for use even after long periods of storage
Compatible only with Star Protection tools, indicated by the Star Symbol™ and/or Yellow Battery Receiver under the tool
Makita 18V Lithium-Ion is the world’s largest cordless tool line-up powered by an 18V Lithium-Ion slide-style battery
The Makita Rapid Optimum Charger communicates with the battery’s built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
Charges an 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0Ah battery in only 40 minutes
Built-in fan circulates air through the battery during the charging process to cool the battery for faster charge time
Optimizes battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature
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