The Makita 18v 3.0Ah Lithium-Ion battery contains high energy density technology. Being Lithium-Ion, the BL1830B has no memory effect and is much lighter than other battery chemistries. 22 minute re-charge in DC18RC charger as well as battery capacity indicator LED's which show you how much power you have left at the touch of a button. Fits all Makita 18v LXT Li-Ion tools with Makita 'Star' technology so if your tool also has a 'Star' you can be assured of battery protection.
The Li-ion range delivers 430% more working capacity during it's lifetime compared to Ni-Cad and is 40% Lighter than Ni-MH. The Li-ion has minimal depletion of power during use or in storage over it's lifetime. When new, these batteries require approx. 6 to 8 full charges to reach their optimum performance.
Replaces BL1815 and BL1820.
MAKITA BL1830 FEATURES
Unbeatable performance with 100% genuine Makita batteries
Battery capacity indicator LED's show how much juice you have left on demand