How do you charge a 18 volt NICD battery?

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How do you charge a 18 volt NICD battery?

Connect the input jack from your charger to the 18 volt battery or insert the battery into the charger, depending on the type. Set the charger to the correct charge rate, if it’s a variable rate charger. This needs to be set at 18 volts. Do not set it any higher: you will damage the battery.

Do all Makita batteries fit the same charger?

Obviously all new Makita 18V cordless power tools will be compatible with the 4Ah and 5Ah li-ion batteries, even if they’re available as “naked” (click to understand about naked power tools).

Can you charge a NiCad battery with a lithium ion charger?

You cannot use a NiCad charger to charge a Lithium ion battery. But you can use a Lithium ion battery charger to charge the NiCad battery.

Are all Makita 18 volt batteries interchangeable?

All new Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries are engineered with Star Protection and are fully compatible with Makita 18V LXT® and Compact Lithium-Ion tools that also carry the Star symbol.

Can you charge NiCd batteries in a lithium charger?

Can I charge NiCd battery with NiMH charger?

A NiMH charger can also charge NiCd; a NiCd charger would overcharge NiMH. Do not leave a nickel-based battery in the charger for more than a few days.

Can I use a NiMH battery charger to charge NiCd batteries?

Can you charge a Makita battery with a DeWalt Charger?

Cost effective, simple to use and easy to fit, the DeWalt / Milwaukee to Makita Badaptor Duo Battery Adaptor is the perfect addition to your collection of power tools. The Badaptor Duo is designed to allow users to attach their existing DeWalt or Milwaukee 18V batteries to a Makita 18V tool in a matter of seconds.

Do Makita batteries work with 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. We are hoping that this will be the case with Makita’s 18V LXT tools and their upcoming BL1840 battery.

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