Can you use 18 volt battery on a 20 volt tool?

Can you use 18 volt battery on a 20 volt tool?

There is no reason the 18V tool can’t run on 20V without an intermediary circuit. As long as the Lithium batteries are charged on a DeWalt lithium charger you are safe and the tools will run fine on 19 volts – the actual no-load voltage of a charged DeWalt lithium battery.

Is DeWalt getting rid of 18V?

DEWALT® To Discontinue 18V NiCad Battery; Users Encouraged To Upgrade to the DEWALT 20V MAX* System.

Can you use a 20V battery on an 18V tool Black and Decker?

Compatible with all Black & Decker 18V NiCad & NiMh Battery Tools and allows for use of Black Decker 20V Lithium-Ion Battery.

Can DeWalt batteries be interchanged?

Yes, our all of our DEWALT 20V batteries and chargers are interchangeable within our DEWALT 20V product line.

Are DeWalt 18V and 20V the same?

In the most simplistic terms, Dewalt 20V Max = 18V. These aren’t 20V battery packs, they’re 18V battery packs. If you didn’t already know this, don’t worry, it’s not just you.

Can I put a 20V battery on 12V drill?

These smaller batteries only fit on tools labeled as 12v MAX, and vice versa. 20v MAX and Flexvolt batteries are not only too powerful, but they are physically too large for the receptacles on these pint-sized devices.

Can I use 20V battery on 18V DeWalt?

This adapter will allow people with 18V stem top tools to use the newer 20V MAX batteries. The 20V batteries will not charge on the 18V chargers however using this adapter, so the user will also need a 20V MAX charger.

Why did DeWalt change from 18V to 20V?

When Dewalt first launched their 20V Max lineup with 20V Max branding, their marketing exec said it was to “avoid confusion.” They said that the intent was to differentiate the new tools from previous 18V tools so that users would know they were not backwards compatible.

Do all Black and Decker tools use the same battery?

Answer: Yes, all of our 20V BLACK+DECKER batteries and chargers are interchangeable within our 20V BLACK+DECKER product line.

What battery is interchangeable with Black and Decker?

Black and Decker and Craftsman use the same 20v lithium-ion battery system hence, many of them are compatible. Craftsman Bolt-On and B&D Matrix are interchangeable batteries and have compatible tool heads. However, one may still have to make certain changes in the portable cable to use these interchangeably.

Are Makita and DeWalt batteries interchangeable?

The Badaptor Duo DeWalt / Milwaukee to Makita Battery Adaptor allows customers to use their existing collection of DeWalt® or Milwaukee® batteries with an extensive range of Makita® power tools, eliminating the need to buy, store, charge and maintain a new collection of batteries alongside the ones they already own.

Are Black and Decker and DeWalt batteries interchangeable?

Originally Answered: Do DeWalt and Black & Decker use the same batteries? No. They use very, very, similar battery connections that have been designed specifically to be incompatible.