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]
Makita’s Rapid Automotive Charger is compatible with 12-volt DC sockets found in most autos and trucks, so it goes wherever the job takes you. The DC18SE will charge Makita slide-style Lithium-Ion batteries, including the 18V LXT Lithium-Ion 3.0 Ah and 18V Compact Lithium-Ion 2.0 Ah batteries. The Automotive Charger will charge an 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 3.0 Ah battery in only 60 minutes. The DC18SE communicates with the battery’s built-in chip throughout the charging process to optimize battery life by actively controlling current, voltage and temperature.
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