Tool users who unplug the cord with Makita 18V LXT® experience new levels of convenience, efficiency and productivity. Makita created the 18V Lithium-Ion cordless tool category in 2005, and today it is the world’s largest 18V cordless tool line-up. Makita’s leading technology gives tool users unmatched performance and breadth of line, with innovation in motor and battery technology that is obliterating industry standards – and leaving old thinking behind. With high amp-hour batteries, efficient brushed and brushless motors, and 36V (18V X2) LXT® technology, Makita 18V LXT® tools not only meet corded demands, they can exceed the performance of corded, all while remaining in a single cordless platform powered by the industry's fastest-charging 18V lithium-ion batteries. [Learn More]
The battery adapter adapts 40V max XGT® Charger (sold separately) to charge 18V LXT® Batteries (sold separately). An XGT Rapid Charger features a dual-fan design that circulates air through the battery to cool the battery and circuit board for faster charging. The charger and adapter can charge an 18V LXT 6.0Ah Battery in 40 minutes and a 2.0Ah Battery in 24 minutes. The digital communication between the charger, battery, and adapter actively monitors and protects against overload, over-discharge, and overheating.
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