Rated 3.6 out of 5 by 30
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Mizv Makita 18v battery
Long lasting and well worth the money. Makes projects easier to get done without changing and charging batteries so frequently.
June 7, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by ElectricalCabinetTech The infamous intentional defective Makita chip which turns their batteries into paperweights.
I bought a new Makita drill / impact driver set two years ago (already owned other Makita tools as well). Both batteries supplied died. Thought that was their average lifespan. So I bought a pair of these batteries at Home Depot. I use mine Mon - Sat on job sites. I always go through two full batteries a day. After four months the first one died. I sent it in to Makita. They will not warranty it. Two months later the second one would not recharge. Dead. Sent that in to Makita, again, they refused to warranty. Now I buy the generic batteries on ebay and amazon. Then I did digging around... Makita has an intentional design flaw which causes your battery to become a brick. Google it! Unbelievable. I am dumping my Makita tools and going with something else. By the way, Makita tools are not very good. I've had plastic parts fall off and overheating and misalignments. Stapler which does not take staples they claim. So many more disasters. Where did they go wrong? I do not drop my tools. All are carefully taken care of and never loaned to anyone! They are my paycheck!
May 4, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Camertx Good battery
I used this battery for a week without charging it once using my impact I took multiple things apart and back together...and on the last day I was building some boxes which involved tons of drilling screws it lasted another good hour. I would totally recommend this battery because it is very high quality...and withstood a couple of drops (oops) but would also recommend any makita tool.
June 3, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by mac59 cant beat the battery
have replaced my older lithium batterys with the 3.0 lxt and its night and day.do a lot of framing with my Makita driver.and have been able to do over 5 lbs of 4 inch screws with out changing the battery
June 23, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by raz711 Solid smart power pack!
These battery packs record a complete charge and recharge history. A Makita service station can check it out for you and provide a complete history. I have four of these. Had to replace one once and the service center had no problem giving me an on-the spot replacement based on the history. Overall they are very trouble free.
I use it for my drill, flashlight, impact drive, weed wacker, blower, reciprocating saw and vacuum!
January 27, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Nana54 Hubby's Top Pro Needs
My husband practically begged for this item by name. Once I saw his face light upon receipt of his gift, it was worth the money I spent.
March 24, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Biggie It is a good brand
but I did not like because the purchase 12 months ago and is now broke do not last long next time I will buy a different brand
March 12, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Brian Battery dies after ten charges. Do not buy!
Battery was charged about 10 times. Gave good power for the first ten, then out of the blue it gave me that red beeping alarm on the charger. This is due to their internal chip that shuts down the charging for some random reason - not for the number of cycles.
These batteries are expensive and are defective!! Look for another brand. Home Depot should not sell these and Makita should offer a refund or a recall. My battery is now of no use and new ones are $99.
Home Depot sold it to me as a sale item but now I wont buy one again at Home Depot and I wont buy another Makita!
October 6, 2013