Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) launches its first 4-Port Battery Charger (model UC18YTSL). It conveniently charges multiple 36V MultiVolt & 18V Metabo HPT/Hitachi batteries along with 2 USB compatible accessories, and it’s also equipped with 2 AC outlets to power additional electric devices. Increase charging speed and decrease downtime on any jobsite with this feature laden charger.
Multiple ports charge up to four (4) Lithium-Ion slide batteries simultaneously, or one-by-one, depending on which charging mode the user prefers. In multimode, the charger will charge all the batteries uniformly and at the same time. In normal mode, the charger will charge batteries in sequence from port 1 to port 4.
Benefits of rapid charging
Rapid charging is convenient as the UC18YTSL can charge one 18V Compact 3.0Ah battery in just 30 minutes. Additionally, it can charge all 4 simultaneously in 120 minutes. If charging a 4.0Ah MultiVolt battery, you can fully charge it in just 52 minutes. You can also charge all four simultaneously in 208 minutes. Conveniently, you can charge a mix of batteries with various voltages and Amp Hours simultaneously. This will keep everyone going on the job site.
When charging is in process, a charge indicator light activates until the cycle is complete. The charger will emit a beeping noise to indicate batteries are ready to go. Optimize battery life with the overcharge protection system that adds a degree of safety and protects against overheating through a built-in temperature sensor.
Conveniently, two (2) USB ports (total 2-Amp) are located on the side of the charger to recharge cell phones or other USB compatible accessories. In addition, two (2) AC outlets (total 10-Amp ungrounded) are located on the opposite side of the charger provide additional convenience to power additional electric devices.
The 4-port charger the perfect size, at just over 10” in length and weighing just 3.3lbs (minus batteries). IT also features a convenient transport handle that tucks away when not needed. It’s a tremendous convenience for end users who are invested in Metabo HPT or Hitachi 18V or 36V batteries to charge multiple batteries and accessories, while maximizing battery life (MSRP $149).
About Metabo HPT (Koki Holdings America Ltd.)
Metabo HPT (the new brand name for Koki Holdings America – formerly part of the Hitachi group) offers an extensive line of professional grade power tools and accessories for woodworking, metalworking, drilling and fastening, concrete drilling and cutting, and outdoor power equipment products. It also offers a complete line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors, and collated fasteners. Metabo’s headquarters is in Braselton, Georgia. It also has satellite offices in the United States and Canada. Metabo HPT supports over 4000 retail locations and, additionally, over 1000 authorized service centers. Metabo HPT is a brand within Koki Holdings America Ltd., the North American division of Koki Holdings Co., Ltd. To learn more, you can also visit metabo-hpt.com.