Batteries

Power Tool Batteries – A User Guide

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When buying your cordless power tools, choosing the type of battery that the tool uses is almost as important as the choice of tool itself. Li-ion, NiMH, 3Ah, NiCD, 18V, 10.8V, 1.3Ah… all these terms can become confusing which is

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Newsletter 16/08/2015 | What Dewalt Cordless Drill is Right for You?

This week, we decided to throw a focus onto our range of Dewalt cordless drills… Hopefully our newsletter gave you just a sneaky peak of what each model has on offer to help you decide which is the right drill

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New Dewalt tools for Autumn 2015

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We love new products here at ITS in the coming months we’ve got NEW Dewalt tools and accessories that are set to be ground breaking and we’re certain you’re gonna love ‘em! Although Autumn can seem like an end (depending

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Makita – 100 years and still powering on!

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We check out the history of Makita and celebrate their 100th birthday Makita are 100 years old and far from being an old-biddy waiting for a letter from the Queen, Makita are pushing ever further forward into the future. The

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New Milwaukee M18 RC-0 Radio Charger & M18 SMS216-0 Cordless Mitre Saw

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This Autumn Milwaukee are releasing some great new products – the M18 RC-0 Radio Charger and M18 SMS216-0 Cordless Mitre Saw As sure as Christmas cards are available from July and summer turns into winter (cos let’s face it, autumn

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Makita BL1850 : Makita 5.0Ah Lithium-ion Battery; is it on its way?

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Could Makita be about to send a shudder down the spines of their competitors with an earlier than thought release of the BL1850, otherwise known as the Makita 5.0Ah battery? It seems like only yesterday we at ITS were busy

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What Is The Difference Between 1.3Ah & 3.0Ah Makita 18v Batteries?

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We have had a lot of customers ask us just exactly what the difference is between the Ah rating on batteries for cordless tools and in particular the 18V Makita batteries.  A common question is: “Do all Ah ratings power all cordless power tools?”

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