Model#: MKTNDC18RA

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Makita DC18RA 18V Lithium-Ion Charger

  • Makita DC18RA 18V Lithium-Ion Charger
This item is no longer available.
It has been replaced by the MKTNDC18RC.

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  • NEW UPDATED WARRANTY - Each new Makita Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and Charger is warranted to be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of THREE YEARS from the date of original purchase. Should any trouble develop during the three‐year period for the Lithium‐Ion Power Tool, Battery and/or Charger, return the COMPLETE Power Tool, Battery and/or Charger, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's Factory or Authorized Service Centers


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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does this charge also charge the BL1815 compact LXT batteries that come with the 18V impact driver
None on Mar 10, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes the Rapid Optimum Charger will charge the BL1815 compact LXT batteries.
Does this charge BL1830 BATTERY?
MOONLADY on Feb 21, 2013
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this product will charge BL1830 batteries, among others.
can this unit used with 240v ac
Ray on Nov 23, 2012
BEST ANSWER: No, the charger is not strong enough to handle 240v.
Is charger DC18RAS compatible with battery Li-ion BL1830, 18v, 3.0Ah? I'm having difficulty seating said battery into charger.


James on Oct 18, 2012
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this charger will work with that battery.