# Are Black and Decker 12v and 20V batteries interchangeable?

## Are Black and Decker 12v and 20V batteries interchangeable?

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

What’s the difference between a 12 volt and a 20 volt drill?

The main difference between 12v, 18v, and 20v tools is their power; the higher the voltage of the tool means the more influential the tool is, so here the voltage is 12, 18, and 20 volts, indicating the 12v tool has less power compared to the 18 and 20-volt tools.

### Can I put a 20V battery on 18V drill?

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.

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Can you charge 18v with 12V?

Theoretically, you can charge your car battery with a 12V power supply. For a car battery to be good enough for use, it will need to read at least 13.8V. So if you are charging it with a 12V power supply, you can only get as much as 12V in the battery. It won’t charge it higher than 12V.

## How much power does a 12v drill have?

So, how many watts does a drill use? It depends on several factors, but the average cordless drill charges with a battery that needs 25 to 100 watts, whereas most corded drills need 800 to 1,200 watts to operate. The reason that corded drills require so much more is that they draw a constant current.

Can you run a 18V drill with a 20V battery?

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.

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### How long does the DeWalt 20V battery take to charge?

How long does it take to charge a Dewalt 20 volt battery? The DEWALT DCG115 12V MAX* 20V MAX* Lithium Ion Battery Charger is able to charge all DEWALT(R) 12V 20V MAX* Li Ion Batteries. This unit charges the battery in 90 minutes (DCB205) or less thus minimizing downtime when you have work to get done.

Are DeWalt 20 volt batteries interchangeable?

The Porter-Cable and Dewalt for example which both have 20 volts lithium-ion cells are not interchangeable without some modifications. In order to make it interchangeable, you need to cut the notch on either side of the batteries. The technology of each power tool brand is different

## Can DeWalt 18V batteries be reconditioned?

Refurbish your 18V Dewalt battery by making repairs to the dead C battery cells within the battery pack. Open the Dewalt battery pack with a screwdriver, placing the screws aside for later reassembly. Older Dewalt models may have sealed battery cases.