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Forum topic by MrRon posted 04-19-2018 07:50 PM 335 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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04-19-2018 07:50 PM

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I have a Makita 12V driver/drill that uses NiMH batteries. 12V NiCd batteries are available for that same D/D. My question: Can I use the same charger that came with the NiMH batteries to charge NiCd batteries?

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#1 posted 04-19-2018 07:57 PM

Check your charger – it should say… My DC1414 charger can do both NiMH and NiCD from 7.2 to 14.4v, and I believe the newer ones (DC1822??) can do the same but up to 18v. LiIon batteries won’t work in them though IIRC.


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