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Makita BL1850 18V 5.0Ah Li-ion LXT Battery

The Makita 5.0Ah Li-ion battery will deliver up to 430% more working capacity in it's life time compared to a Ni-Cad equivalent and is 40% lighter than Ni-MH batteries. Makita 4.0Ah and 5.0Ah batteries both give longer run time than the 3.0Ah whilst weighing exactly the same.


The BL1850 5.0Ah battery features Lithium-ion technology (Li-ion). Li-ion technology has revolutionised the power tool world, it is far superior to any other power tool battery type. Li-ion cells have no memory meaning they can be part charged. If used on a Makita fast charger (DC18RC, DC18RD) the BL1830 will charge fully in just 45 minutes. All Makita 18V batteries come with an LED indicator to check charge levels and are fully compatible with the Makita 'Star' technology. Makita Li-ion batteries have a cut out function to aid in the longevity of the batteries overall life, if the battery doesn't have enough power to complete the action it will automatically shut off to preserve it's cells.

Key Features
  • Features
  • LED battery indicator
  • Unbeatable 45 minute charge time
  • Works with your current Li-ion Chargers
  • Longer run time and battery life
  • Up to 430% more working capacity than other battery chemistries
  • 40% lighter than Ni-MH Batteries
  • Over 2000 charge cycles
  • No cell memory
  • Weighs the same as 3.0Ah and 4.0Ah batteries

In the Box
  • 1x BL1850 Battery

  • Voltage: 18V
  • Battery Amp Hour: 5.0Ah
  • Battery Type: Lithium-ion
  • Battery ID: BL1850B
  • Part Number: 197282-4
  • Weight: 605g


As standard Makita offer a 1 year manufactures’ warranty on machines from the date of purchase

The 1 year warranty can be extended to a 3 year warranty* with online registration

All Makita products are thoroughly inspected before they leave the factory to ensure they meet the highest of standards but on rare occasions a machine may develop a defect, if this happens, don't worry, Makita's warranty system is one of the best around.

Makita services agents are located across the country and will be able to repair a faulty machine under warranty. Use this tool to find your nearest agent: Makita Dealer Locator.

If a suitable dealer can not be located then the Makita returns form can be used to arrange a free of charge collection of your machine for inspection by Makita.

*Please note:

  • Registration for Makita's extended 3 year warranty is only available within 30 days of the purchase date.
  • 3 year warranty is not available for Batteries, Battery Chargers, Accessories, Petrol Powered Products, Production Tools and Air Tools and Compressors.  
  • When filling out the 'Makita Dealer' section of the 3 year warranty form please enter 'J CARR & SON LTD'.
  • As well as providing a 3 year warranty certificate, proof of purchase will also be required, so please keep your receipt.

*This guarantee does not apply where:

  • Repairs have been made or attempted by others.
  • Repairs are required because of normal wear and tear.
  • The tool has been abused, misused or improperly maintained. 
  • Alterations have been made to the tool.
  • This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights.


  • We aim to despatch all power tool orders processed before 2pm on the same day for a next day delivery.
  • We offer free delivery on all power tool orders over £99.
  • Parcels with a cost of up to £150 are sent via Royal Mail on a first class Signed For service that is delivered next day 98% of the time, this includes Saturdays.
  • Parcels with a value of over £150 are sent on a next working day, pre 12pm delivery service with DPD.
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Despatched same day on orders place before 2pm.
Free delivery on orders over £99

Our expert verdict


Makita Batteries and Chargers come with a 1 year warranty as standard.

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