Add to cart Makita BL1830 18v 3ah LXT Li-ion Battery £49.99 Makita created STAR Protection Computer Controls™. STAR Protection is communication technology that allows the tool and battery to monitor conditions and exchange data in real time to protect against Overloading, Over-Discharging and Over-heating. Features and Benefits: Makita BL1830 18v 3.0ah Li-ion Battery Lightweight and shock-absorbing. The Li-ion range delivers 430% more working capacity during it’s lifetime compared to Ni-Cad and is 40% Lighter than Ni-MH. The Li-ion has minimal depletion of power during use or in storage over it’s lifetime. Foam cell technology. Slide on battery – firm holding with multi contacts and shock absorbing pack, will not puncture and remains cool even in heavy use.