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April 15, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Do Bigger Batteries Produce More Power? 2Ah vs 5Ah Video Review

In our Craftsman vs Ryobi hammer drill competition, several people pointed out that we were using different batteries: a 2.0Ah for the Craftsman and a 4.0Ah for the Ryobi. Because most people buy these tools as kits, we tested the kitted batteries. However, most tool enthusiasts know that battery amp hours affect power. But by how much?



To find out, we’re pulling in Makita’s 18V LXT 2.0Ah and 5.0Ah batteries to see just how much of an effect the bigger pack makes. We’ve also selected Makita’s XFD07 drill driver to help us with our testing.

Read The Full 2Ah vs 5Ah Battery Written Review Here

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Big Richard

Problem is, those batteries are utilizing different cells. The 2Ah is using 2000mAh cells, while the 5Ah is utilizing 2500mAh cells. Those different cells likely have different discharge rates, which can account for more power. To be a true test, I’d like to see a 2Ah and 4Ah battery where they are both made with the same 2000mAh cells, the only difference being cell count.

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