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Makita DC18RA 18V Lithium-Ion Charger
Model#: MKTNDC18RA

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Makita DC18RA 18V Lithium-Ion Charger

Model#: MKTNDC18RA
This item is no longer available.
It has been replaced by the MKTNDC18RC.
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LXT Lithium-Ion battery and Optimum Charging System produces 280% more lifetime work with 2x more cycles.
  • Built-in fan to cool the battery to produce more lifetime work
  • Communicates with individual battery's memory chip
  • Recognizes battery's history
  • Analyzes battery condition
  • Identifies if abused by heat, over-discharged or cycle age
  • Selects optimal charging method using Active 3 Controls
  • Charges to maximize cycle life and work volume
  • 18V Lithium-Ion Charger - DC18RA
  • Operating Manual


Battery Style: Slide
Battery Type: Li-Ion
Recharge Time: 30 min.
Voltage: 18V


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  • 18V Lithium-Ion Charger


    does this charge also charge the BL1815 compact LXT batteries that come with the 18V impact driver
    Asked on 3/10/2013 by none from troy, ny

    2 answers

    • A:

      Yes the Rapid Optimum Charger will charge the BL1815 compact LXT batteries.

      Answered on 3/11/2013 by Community Answer from None
    • Staff Reviewer


      Yes, this charger can be use to charge the BL1815 battery.

      Answered on 3/11/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
  • 18V Lithium-Ion Charger


    Does this charge BL1830 BATTERY?
    Asked on 2/21/2013 by MOONLADY from IOWA

    2 answers

    • Staff Reviewer


      Yes, this charger will charge the BL-1830 battery.

      Answered on 2/21/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
    • A:

      Yes, this product will charge BL1830 batteries, among others.

      Answered on 2/21/2013 by Community Answer from None
  • 18V Lithium-Ion Charger


    can this unit used with 240v ac
    Asked on 11/23/2012 by ray from New Zealand

    2 answers

    • Staff Reviewer


      No, the charger is not strong enough to handle 240v.

      Answered on 3/10/2015 by Dennis from Atl
    • A:

      No, it is not strong enough.

      Answered on 11/23/2012 by Community Answer from None
  • 18V Lithium-Ion Charger


    Is charger DC18RAS compatible with battery Li-ion BL1830, 18v, 3.0Ah? I'm having difficulty seating said battery into charger.


    Asked on 10/18/2012 by James from Palmetto, Georgia 30268

    2 answers

    • A:

      Yes these are compatible with each other.

      Answered on 10/18/2012 by Community Answer from None


      Yes, this charger will work with that battery.

      Answered on 10/19/2012 by Nate from Atlanta
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