Hikoki Multi Volt – Ac Power – DC Freedom

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1,080W (BSL36A18) & 1,440W (BSL36B18) High Power Output

The MULTI VOLT Lithium-ion batteries, paired with MULTI VOLT 36V tools, offer unprecedented cordless power over 1,000W.

Compact & Lightweight (BSL36A18)

  • The BSL36A18 MULTI VOLT battery has almost the same size and weight of a 18V battery (BSL1850/1860), and produces the power of a 36V.

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Automatic Voltage Change between 36V and 18V

  • The MULTI VOLT batteries are designed to compatible with the current 18V slide range, and automatically change between 2 voltages, 36V 2.5Ah (BSL36A18) / 4.0Ah (BSL36B18) and 18V 5.0Ah (BSL36A18) / 8.0Ah (BSL36B18), according to the tool used.

  1. Not compatible with the following existing batteries: BSL3620/3625/3626/3660, BSL18xx and BSL14xx series.
  2. Not compatible with the existing 36V products that are compatible with BSL3620/3625/3626/3660.
  3. See the list below for incompatible models.

Remaining Battery Indicator

  • Displays the charging state in four stages.


BSL36A18 / BSL36B18 MULTI VOLT Batteries

Voltage & Capacity36V – 2.5Ah / 18V – 5.0Ah (dual voltage)36V – 4.0Ah / 18V – 8.0Ah (dual voltage)
Cooling SystemYes
Dimensions116 x 69 x 76mm (4-9/16″ x 2-23/32″ x 2-63/64″)134 x 83 x 75mm (5-9/32″ x 3-17/64″ x 2-61/64″)
Charging TimeApprox. 32 min.*1
(when using the UC18YSL3 charger)
Approx. 52 min.*1
(when using the UC18YSL3 charger)
Compatible Products18VExisting 18V slide-type tools*2
36VMULTI VOLT 36V tools
Compatible ChargersAll chargers compatible with 14.4-36V slide-type Lithium-ion batteries
  1. The actual charging time can be longer depending on the surrounding temperature and battery condition.
  2. See the list below for incompatible models.

Models NOT Compatible with the BSL36B18 MULTI VOLT Battery

Note: As for the models in green, HiKOKI-branded products are compatible.

Cordless High Pressure WasherAW18DBL
Cordless Circular SawC18DBL, C18DSL, C18DBAL
Cordless ShearCE18DSL
Cordless NibblerCN18DSL
Cordless Multi ToolCV18DBL
Cordless Rotary HammerDH18DBL, DH18DBDL, DH18DBQL, DH18DBML
Cordless Disc GrinderG18DSL, G18DBL, G18DBAL, G18DBVL, G18DBBAL, G18DBBL, G18DBBVL
Cordless CleanerR18DSAL
Cordless WorklightUB18DGL
Cordless FanUF18DSL, UF18DSAL
Cordless RadioUR18DSL, UR18DSL2, UR18DSAL, UR18DSDL, UR18DSML


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