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How to maintain Makita BL1430 drill battery

New modern Makita BTS130Z BFR540RFE cordless drills come equipped with Lithium-ion power tool batteries. These batteries are different from the aforementioned Nickel based batteries in every possible way. The entire chemistry is different and so is the behaviour. Li-ion drill batteries have no memory effect and hate deep discharges.

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Best ways to maintain Makita BL1430 cordless power tool battery

  1. Store the Makita cordless drill battery in a partially charged state of 40-50%.
  2. Charge it frequently without letting it drop below 20-30% charge.
  3. Recondition it by using the Makita drill normally till power drops and give it a full charge.
  4. Operate and store it in a cool environment as much as possible. Performance and Makita BL1415 power tool battery capacity decreases in high temperatures.
  5. Operate it between 30%-90% charge without either charging or discharging it fully. This will increase the charge cycles of the Makita cordless tool battery many times.