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M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion HIGH OUTPUT Starter Kit with XC 8.0Ah Battery and Rapid Charger

  • 50% more power to replace 15 Amp corded tools and runs 50% cooler
  • Provides 60% more run-time than an M18 XC5.0 battery
  • Fully compatible with the M18 system, featuring over 200+ tools
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M18 REDLITHIUM Battery Guide

M18 REDLITHIUM Batteries

Find the best M18 REDLITHIUM Battery to fit your needs.

Milwaukee 18 volt batteries offer more power, more runtime and longer battery life.

More Power, Runtime, and Battery Life

M18 REDLITHIUM Batteries are available in Compact, Extended Capacity, and High Demand

The Milwaukee M18 System offers over 200 cordless tools on one battery platform.

System Compatibility

All M18 Tools fit M18 Batteries

Four Milwaukee tools utilizing M18 REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT Batteries on various jobsites

M18 REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT Batteries

Deliver more power and run cooler, while providing more run-time and faster charging

Milwaukee M18 REDLITHIUM CP and HIGH OUTPUT CP batteries are perfect for light demand applications.

M18 CP Batteries

M18 REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT CP Batteries provide increased performance and runtime for M18 tools

M18 REDLITHIUM High Demand and HIGH OUTPUT HD batteries are perfect for heavy demand applications.

M18 XC Batteries

M18 REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT HD Batteries provide increased performance and runtime for M18 tools

Graphic of all the parts of the REDLITHIUM Battery Pack

Advanced Lithium-Ion Technology

Last longer, think faster, and work harder than all other professional Lithium-Ion batteries.

Graphic of all the parts of the REDLITHIUM Battery Pack

Advanced Lithium-Ion Technology

Last longer, think faster, and work harder than all other professional Lithium-Ion batteries.

Two Milwaukee REDLITHIUM battery cells on white background

Lithium-Ion Cell Technology

Milwaukee was the first to introduce cell technology - providing users with more power, run-time, and life.

Internal view of M18 REDLITHIUM Battery Pack with three rows of five battery cells

M18 REDLITHIUM Battery Pack Design

Protects against harsh jobsite conditions through unique, patented designs.

Milwaukee REDLITHIUM Battery's Microchip on a gray background

Milwaukee Battery Electronics

Integrated electronics monitor individual cells, provide temperature and overload protection and optimize performance

M18 REDLITHIUM battery charging on a Milwaukee dual voltage charger in tool storage chest.

Intelligent Charging

Protects the pack in abusive situations, provides optimum performance and monitors cells for maximum life

Milwaukee protects your investment by backing all their M18 Batteries with warranties.

Battery Warranties

HD and XC Batteries = 3 Year Warranty. CP Batteries = 2 Year Warranty.

The Milwaukee M18 REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT XC8.0 Starter Kit provides 50% more power and runs 50% cooler vs M18 REDLITHIUM CP battery packs. This increased performance results in the same power and runtime of a M18 REDLITHIUM XC extended capacity battery in a lighter and more compact package. The 18-Volt battery pack delivers fade-free power and runs substantially cooler through heavy applications, allowing trade professionals to push their cordless tools throughout a wide application range. The REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT XC8.0 battery is fully compatible with all 175 plus Milwaukee M18 solutions. The M18 and M12 Multi-Voltage Charger accepts all M18 and M12 batteries, so you'll always be prepared and productive, especially on jobs that require a mix of M12 and M18 Milwaukee cordless power tools. The charger communicates directly with the battery pack to monitor cell voltage, temperature and charge status to ensure a full charge. As an added level of communication, the charger indicates when the lithium-ion battery reaches an 80% charge, providing confidence that the battery can complete a substantial amount of work without waiting for a full charge.
  • REDLINK intelligence: our battery circuitry provides optimized performance and overload protection using total system communication between tool, battery and charger
  • Best-in-class construction: offers long-lasting performance and the best protection against jobsite, weather and environmental conditions
  • Fuel gauge onboard: displays remaining run-time
  • Versatility: powers all 175 plus M18 cordless solutions
  • Battery is compatible with all M18 tools
  • 5-year charger warranty, 3-year battery warranty
  • M12 and M18 rapid charger charges packs up to 40% faster
  • Includes: one M18 REDLITHIUM HIGH OUTPUT XC8.0 battery pack, one M12 and M18 rapid charger






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Specifications

Details

Battery Amp Hours
8.0
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Charge time (min.)
60
Charger Included
Charger Included
Color Family
Red
Number of Total Batteries Included
1
Power Tool Accessory Type
Battery/Charger Set
Power Tool Features
No Additional Features
Rechargeable
Yes
Returnable
180-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool
Voltage (volts)
18

Questions & Answers

17Questions17Answers

What happen to this item??? Is it old stock or something??

Asked by swamped2 November 27, 2020
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Answers

It was only Black Friday special sale.

What does it mean if a single red led flashes when you push the button? It does not power my pole...

Asked by Frustrated October 4, 2020
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Answer

Hi there! If you have questions about your purchase, we suggest calling our service team at 1-800-SAWDUST. They will be able to review your service and warranty options.

I lost my HD 9.0 battery is this a good choice of battery or should i go for 12.0 thanks

Asked by Jepoi August 4, 2020
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Answer

The high output XC 8.0 AH battery would indeed suffice in getting the job done. You could also go with the 12.0 AH battery, but keep in mind that will add some extra weight. 8.0 weighs about 2.25 lbs and the 12.0 weighs about 3.35lbs

Do I get free tool with purchase of battery starter kit?

Asked by Sean July 25, 2020
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Answers

No

Hi, could I get the m18 leaf blower if I buy this

Asked by Ray June 25, 2020
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Answer

I don't remember seeing it on this promotion. I got the jig saw. The batteries will work in blower though.

What are the dimensions of the "contractor bag"?

Asked by IWannaKnow June 21, 2020
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Answer

16" wide 9.5" deep 12" high

Why is the xc8.0 battery the same price as the xc8.0 battery AND charger?

Asked by David June 13, 2020
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Answer

The M18 8Ahr battery and charger is normally $299 - it is marked down to $199 - so you are getting the charger for free if you purchase them as a package.

The promotion shows the jigsaw is a qualified tool but it does not show up as an option to choose...

Asked by DEVIN June 8, 2020
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Add the batteries then add the jig tool only and your total in your cart should be adjusted.

Really odd pricing. The higher capacity HD12 is $20 cheaper (= 25% cheaper per amp hour) and th...

Asked by MarkD May 18, 2020
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I had no use for a free battery once the circular saw it was supposed to be with got canceled. Returned ASAP.

Can a battery be rebuilt? Where to send it?

Asked by Albert April 30, 2020
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Answer

Hello Albert, if you are having issues with your battery, we suggest reaching us via email at socialmedia@milwaukeetool.com.

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Charged 6 amp battery well. But when placed 8 amp hour, only one light stays on and the batery or charger starts to make a “Sizzling” sound. Tried several times. Same thing
by Mukhi
Response from Milwaukee ToolJul 24, 2020
Thank you for your review. I’m sorry to hear about your frustration. We’d like to learn more about your experience and provide you with support. Please feel free to contact us directly at socialmedia@milwaukeetool.com. It will be our pleasure to provide support once we have received your correspondence. Thank you. -Jacob
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I tried the 8.0 in my blower that I usually only use a 9 or 12. I couldn't believe how long it la...
I tried the 8.0 in my blower that I usually only use a 9 or 12. I couldn't believe how long it lasted, but note it didn't have as much power as the 12. When I was done I still had 2 bars?
by MrAaron
2 people found this helpful
Worked great on milwaukee blower, can do the yard two or three times on one charge.
Worked great on milwaukee blower, can do the yard two or three times on one charge.
by adam
1 person found this helpful
Good battery for bigger tools
Good battery for bigger tools
by Dr
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Cannot say enough about great this product is. Milwaukee not only stands by their product but the...
Cannot say enough about great this product is. Milwaukee not only stands by their product but they also believe in it. Ive got a small army of Milwaukee Tools, both 18v and regular hand tools from drywall saws to tape measures. I can say that they are worth the extra money. These batteries last forever, Ive got 3 now because how awesome they are. They cost a lot, sure but I get literally twice if not three time the life. They may weigh a pound extra but Id rather pick up the pound and get 4 more hours.
by Sean
7 people found this helpful
The Milwaukee M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion HIGH OUTPUT Starter Kit with the XC8.0Ah battery and charge...
The Milwaukee M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion HIGH OUTPUT Starter Kit with the XC8.0Ah battery and charger is a great starter kit whether you are building your own set of Milwaukee M18 cordless tools, or adding an additional battery to an existing set or single kit. The 8.0Ah battery is a good size and offers plenty of power, 50% as advertised over the 5.0ah as well as running 50% cooler and giving 60% longer run time. Although I have no measuring equipment to verify this, just using it I believe it. The 8.0 was great to use in a recent project I had for work, I was cutting decorative beams out of a large craftsman home to replace because they were rotted, and used my Milwaukee M18 Sawzall. The first day I used a 4.0Ah battery and although it did a good job it predictable needed a swap and to be charged. However the second and third day I used the XC8.0 and from a full charge it lasted both days with a charge leftover, and felt more powerful to use while I used it. Eventually I'll phase out all my smaller batteries from the larger cordless tools. I plan on replacing them with the XC8.0 because of how well it performs. Consider this kit if you need an M18 battery for personal or professional use.
by WilsonConstruction
7 people found this helpful
Can't go wrong with the M18 system. This XC8.0 HO works great for high demand tools at 2.4lbs we...
Can't go wrong with the M18 system. This XC8.0 HO works great for high demand tools at 2.4lbs weight. I'll tell you right away that I'm a huge fan of the M18 system. I have been very happy with the system for a variety of tools I have. This is my first very large battery, and high output type. I plan to use it with future high demand tools (maybe a leaf blower), but for now it serves well for my existing tools, although it is a bit heavier. My go-to battery is the XC5.0, which is light enough and has enough juice for drivers, drills and hand saws. The XC8.0 fits them just fine, but adds a bit of weight. The attached photo shows the difference in size between a CP2.0, XC5.0 and this XC8.0 if you want a reference. Here are also some measured weights of the batteries: - XC8.0: 2.4 lb (this product) - XC5.0: 1.6 lb - CP2.0: 1.0 lb I was using the XC8.0 on my little hand vac and after 20 minutes, it didn't lose an LED of charge, although it did accept more charge. Compare that to the CP2.0 which is almost exhausted. The trade off is simple: weight. This fits the bill for larger stationary tools, two hand tools or power hungry tools like a blower. In my case, it is my back up for now. If I lose power on any other battery, this will fill in while the other recharges. Speaking of recharging, I am using the standard charger. Works fine, but takes quite a few hours for a full charge. Not a problem if you have backup. Mad in Korea and China
by wxray
8 people found this helpful
This review is for the M18 8.0 a/h battery, model # 48-11-1880. The 1880 is one of Milwaukee's n...
This review is for the M18 8.0 a/h battery, model # 48-11-1880. The 1880 is one of Milwaukee's new "High Output" series of lithium batteries. Compared to the standard XC series they're supposed to give 50% more power and run cooler. There's a 'fuel gauge' that shows the amount of charge (see photo below). The battery came with a minimal charge, so plan on charging it before use. No charger is included in this package, just a single battery. One of the hallmarks of the M18 battery line is that there's no performance degradation as the battery runs low on power - it simple reaches the end of its charge and shuts off. Checking the fuel gauge occasionally can keep you apprised of the amount of work time left before a battery swap will be required. When the last light lit is flashing, you're down to less than 10% remaining power. I have an M18 6.0 a/h "High Output" battery as well as this new model 1880. In a side by side weight comparison the 6.0 a/h unit is 2 pounds, 6.5 ounces while the new 8.0 a/h unit comes in at 2 pounds, 6.4 ounces (as measured on my wife's kitchen food scale; YMMV). More power packed into the same sized package. (See the photo below). I'm a homeowner / DIY'er, not a professional, so I can't give a detailed account of how the new 8.0 a/h battery would work in a full day of drilling holes through rafters or some such. It’s difficult to review batteries without performing a full set of benchmark tests, under precise conditions – which, as a DIY’er, I’m not set up to do. I can say that on an M18 angle grinder (model 2980-20) it performs wonderfully. Milwaukee’s new line of ‘high output’ batteries really is a step forward in battery design, I think, rather than just an advertising claim. There’s a 3-year warranty on the battery and, of course, Home Depot offers a 90-day return policy. HTH Regards, Jim
by WarrenJim
3 people found this helpful
The Milwaukee M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion HIGH OUTPUT XC 8.0Ah Battery seems a step up from my M18 18...
The Milwaukee M18 18-Volt Lithium-Ion HIGH OUTPUT XC 8.0Ah Battery seems a step up from my M18 18-volt 9.0Ah HD (High Demand) batteries. A few ounces lighter and 20% smaller, it carries my Milwaukee M18V tool loads for the same continuous duration, while offering M18 portable power in a lighter, smaller package! With the standard Milwaukee charger, this 8.0Ah HD battery also provides shorter recharge times than the 9.0...Nice. Overall, All of my M18 Lithium-Ion batteries (XC, HD, HO in 5.0-6.0-9.0-12.0) still perform flawlessly!!
by Theo98
4 people found this helpful
This 18 volt lithium- ion high output battery is another great product by Milwaukee. It fits over...
This 18 volt lithium- ion high output battery is another great product by Milwaukee. It fits over 175 M18 tools, which I have several of,from light demand to heavy demand. It has fifty percent more power and runs cooler than M18 Redlithium XC battery packs.It is surprisingly heavy for it's size so I imagine that it will be very durable. I have used it on a few tools already and it works great. It is expensive but the price is fair for the quality. It has a three year warranty.
by Gowe
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