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May 7, 2021

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Ridgid Hyper Lithium-ion Batteries for 12V and 18V Tools

Ridgid 2.0Ah and 4.0Ah 18V HyperLithium batteries

Ridgid announced four new lithium-ion batteries today including two new 12V batteries and two new 18V batteries. The new Ridgid Hyper Lithium-ion Batteries feature Ridgid’s latest Hyper Lithium-ion technology and the power density has been increased dramatically. The new 18V Hyper Lithium-ion batteries coem in both 4.0 Ah (Amp hour) high capacity and 2.0 Ah compact form factors. The new 12V batteries are situated the same, with brand new 4.0 Ah high capacity versions that give extended run-time to tools like the Ridgid 12V drill and impact driver kit that exceeds anything previously available to the platform.



The new Ridgid Hyper Lithium-ion Batteries features what Ridgid calls “Triple Protection Electronics”. Essentially, these electronics protect the batteries against overcharging, overheating and overloading. They also provide superior cold weather performance which allows the lithium-ion batteries to operate down to -4⁰F.

Ridgid Hyper Lithium-ion Batteries—By the Numbers

18V 2.0 Amp Hour Compact Hyper Lithium-Ion Battery
Model: AC840086
Voltage: 18V
Amp hour rating: 2.0Ah
Charge time: 35 minutes
Price: $79

18V 4.0 Amp Hour High Capacity Hyper Lithium-Ion Battery
Model: AC840087
Voltage: 18V
Amp hour rating: 4.0Ah
Charge time: 80 minutes
Price: $119

Ridgid HyperLithium 2.0 Ah and 4.0 Ah 18V batteries

12V 2.0 Amp Hour Compact Hyper Lithium-Ion Battery
Model: AC82049
Voltage: 12V
Amp hour rating: 2.0Ah
Charge time: 30 minutes
Price: $49

12V 4.0 Amp Hour High Capacity Hyper Lithium-Ion Battery
Model: AC82059
Voltage: 12V
Amp hour rating: 4.0Ah
Charge time: 60 minutes
Price: $89

The 12V models will be hitting shelves in August while the 18V Hyper Lithium batteries are already starting to roll out onto Home Depot shelves for July. All of the new batteries come with a 3-year limited warranty from date of purchase, but if you acquire these new batteries as part of a kit, then they will be eligible for Home Depot and the Ridgid Lifetime Service Agreement as well.

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