DEWALT 20V MAX 5.0 Ah Li-Ion Battery - Canadian Woodworking

DEWALT 20V MAX 5.0 Ah Li-Ion Battery

DEWALT Advances 20V MAX* Li-Ion Battery Solutions with the New 5.0 Ah, High-Capacity Pack for EXTREME RUNTIME
Mississauga, Ontario – July 15, 2014 – DEWALT introduces its highest capacity battery pack for EXTREME RUNTIME (XR). The 5.0 Ah lithium ion battery pack (DCB205) is a new addition to the line of DEWALT XR tools and batteries and is compatible with the entire line of DEWALT 20V MAX* tools. The DCB205 supplies 25% more capacity than the DEWALT DCB204 4.0 Ah pack and is ideal for users of DEWALT 20V MAX* tools looking for increased runtime during cutting, drilling, and fastening applications.
“DEWALT continues to bring innovation and technology to our fastest growing cordless system,” says Ward Smith, product manager, DEWALT. “One of the benefits of the DEWALT 20V MAX* battery system is that we are able to continue to support our end users by adding solutions that are compatible with their existing DEWALT 20V MAX* tools, and the introduction of our 5.0 Ah battery gives our user an instant runtime advantage.”
The DCB205 remains lightweight at just 1.4 pounds (only 1 gram above the DCB204), and includes a 3-LED Fuel Gauge System that provides immediate feedback on the state of charge. When compared to the DCB200 (3.0 Ah) lithium ion battery, the new DCB205 battery pack provides 60% more battery capacity during applications.  
The new DCB205 5.0 Ah battery pack is expected to retail for $139.00, is available now where DEWALT products are sold, and will come standard with a 90-day money-back guarantee and a three-year free service contract. A select number of DEWALT cordless tool kits will be available with the DCB205 battery beginning this fall.
*Maximum initial battery voltage (measured without a workload) is 20 volts. Nominal voltage is 18.