Makita BL1840B 18V LXT Li-Ion 4.0Ah Genuine Battery 196399-0
The Makita BL1840B is a lightweight and shock-absorbing 4.0 Ah Battery. The Li-ion range delivers 430% more working capacity during its lifetime compared to Ni-Cad and is 40% Lighter than Ni-MH. The MAKBL1840B includes battery capacity indicator LED’s which show you how much power you have left at the touch of a button. The MAKBL1840B includes battery capacity indicator LED’s which show you how much power you have left at the touch of a button.
The Makita Rapid Optimum Charger (sold separately) is a smart-charging system that communicates with the battery during the charging process to monitor current, voltage, and temperature. The Li-ion has minimal depletion of power during use or in storage over it’s lifetime. Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries resist self-discharge so they’re ready for use even after long periods of storage.
- Battery capacity indicator LED’s show how much juice you have left on demand
- Same weight as 3.0Ah battery.
- Works with your current Li-ion Chargers.
- Longer run time and battery life.
- All new 4.0Ah models are compatible with 18V 3.0Ah Li-ion batteries.
- Lightweight and shock-absorbing.
- Relatively low self discharge – self-discharge is less than half that of nickel-based batteries
- Specialty cells can provide very high current to applications such as power tools.