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Makita DC18RC 18V LXT 14.4V – 18V Li-ion Fast Charger

The Makita DC18RC charger will charge Makita MakStar 14.4V and 18V Li-ion batteries. Unlike the DC18SD the DC18RC is a fast charger, giving faster charging times.


Makita Li-ion battery chargers uses innovative technology to control the current, voltage, temperature and charge speed of the battery, this helps to prolong the life of your battery. The Makita DC18RC fast charger is equipped with a cooling fan meaning batteries can be charged at high speed whilst keeping temperatures down to a minimum, this cooling also helps to prolong the lifespan of the battery. The Makita fast chargers have unbeatable charge times when coupled with 18V Li-ion batteries, a Makita BL1830 3.0Ah battery will fully charge in as little as 22 minutes.

Key Features
  • Unbeatable charge times
  • Built in CPU extracts information from the battery to give optimum charge
  • Clear display showing condition of the battery
  • Li-ion technology allows for part charge of batteries, full depletion is no longer a necessity.
  • Option to play different music tones when battery is fully charged
  • Shows charge levels of battery

In the Box
  • 1x DC18RC Fast Charger

  • Voltage – 240V (UK 3 pin plug)
  • Compatibility – 14.V – 18V
  • Battery Type – Lithium – Ion
  • Weight: 820g
  • Dimensions – 180 x 160 x 80mm
  • Charge Times:
  • 1.5 Ah – 15 Minutes
  • 3.0 Ah – 22 Minutes
  • 4.0 Ah – 36 Minutes
  • 5.0 Ah – 45 Minutes
  • 6.0 Ah – 55 Minutes


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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UK Next day delivery service available

Despatched same day on orders place before 2pm.
Free delivery on orders over £99

Our expert verdict


Makita battery chargers come with a 1 year warranty as standard.

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