What is the difference between bl1840 and BL1840B?
Just a quick clarification note……… the difference between the BL 1840-2 and th4e BL1840B-2 batteries is that the former is made in China, whereas the latter ( the BL1840B-2) is made in Japan. Hence the difference in price……..and probably in quality.
What is the Makita star symbol?
When you slide a Makita 18V LXT® battery with the STAR symbol onto a Makita tool that has either the STAR symbol or a yellow terminal, you are benefitting from STAR Protection Computer Controls™.
Is Makita a professional brand?
In general, Makita has a reputation for being a step up in quality compared to DeWalt with a higher price tag to go along with it. However, both brands are considered to be professional-level tools across the board.
How many amp-hours do I need?
Amp-Hour Calculations Taking 1000 Watts from a 48-Volt battery requires the battery to deliver approximately 21 Amps. For a 12-Volt battery: 84 Amps DC x 3 hours = 252 A.H. For a 24-Volt battery: 41 Amps DC x 3 hours = 123 A.H. For a 48-Volt battery: 21 Amps DC x 3 hours = 63 A.H.
What does LXT mean on Makita?
Makita’s Lithium-ion tools have proved market winners and now Makita’s expanded range offers a comprehensive, powerful and lightweight selection of professional tools to complete any job.
Does the Ah on a battery matter?
As a general rule, a higher Ah battery is better for delivering more current, which implies more power in watts. A higher Ah rated car battery will generally deliver more cold cranking amps (CCA), while a deep-cycle battery can deliver medium currents for a longer period of time.
How long will 400 amp hours last?
Batteries are designed to produce a specific voltage, and they are rated for a certain number of amp-hours. For example, a 400 amp-hour battery can supply 4 amperes of current for 100 hours.
What is the difference between the Makita bl1830 and bl1840b batteries?
The Makita 4.0Ah battery, model BL1840B, combines more run time (35% more run time per charge than the Makita BL1830 battery) with a category-leading charge time of only 40 minutes so it spends more time working and less time sitting on the charger.
What batteries are compatible with Makita Tools?
The 18V LXT® 4.0Ah battery (BL1840) is compatible only with Star Protection tools, indicated by the Star Symbol™ and/or Yellow Battery Receiver under the tool. Makita 18V Lithium-Ion batteries resist self-discharge so they’re ready for use even after long periods of storage.
Why choose Makita 18V LXT® tools?
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]