backpack battery

Makita ConnectX System | Solving the Runtime Issue

Makita ConnectX System Expands Battery-Powered Possibilities with Extreme Capacity The big news coming out of GIE 2021 was the Makita ConnectX system. It’s a solution targeting the runtime concerns in professional battery-powered lawn care equipment. Makita ConnectX Backpack Power Supply PDC01 While it didn’t carry the ConnectX name at the time, the first element came […]

Makita Backpack Battery power Supply

Makita Backpack Battery Power Supply | PDC01

Makita Backpack Battery Power Supply Extends Runtime, Cuts Downtime Makita’s high-capacity power supply solution is designed to complement the 18V LXT and 18V X2 line of power tools. By utilizing four 18V LXT batteries, the Makita PDC01 Backpack Battery Power Supply extends the runtime of your Makita cordless tools. Unlike backpack batteries that need to sit on […]

Battery vs Gas Trimmers and Mowers – Time to Reconsider

We have to be honest—we’re not in it for the planet. As professionals, we’re (personally) only interested in switching to battery-powered tools if they get the job done. In the evaluation of battery vs gas trimmers and mowers, performance and ROI matters. So what factors are key, and how do you decide when, where, and […]

EGO Commercial Backpack Battery BAX1501

EGO Commercial Backpack Battery Power is the Heartbeat of the Commercial Line As EGO moves from their dominance of the residential battery-powered OPE market and begins targetting Pros, the EGO Commercial Backpack Battery serves as its primary power source. Pros Highest capacity of all currently available backpack batteries Surprisingly comfortable design 3.5-hour charging with Quick […]

EGO Power+ Commercial Series

EGO Power+ Commercial Series Preview

A couple of months ago, Ego announced a commercial line of 56V lawn care tools that they plan to release in the spring of next year. And, at this year’s GIE Expo in Lousiville, Kentucky, we finally had the chance to follow up with Gerry Barnaby from EGO for more details about the new EGO […]

EGO Power+ Backpack Link

The EGO Power+ Backpack Link Preview

So, one of the great things about the cordless world of outdoor power equipment revolves around the “swapability” of the battery between tools. If all of your gear runs on the same battery platform, swapping batteries between your string trimmer, hedge trimmer, edger, blower, and pole saw will be convenient and efficient. But, throwing a […]

stihl backpack battery

Stihl Backpack Battery – AR 2000 to Replace AR 900

Stihl recently introduced the Stihl Backpack Battery, the Stihl AR 2000, as an alternative power source to gas-powered tools and for professionals who work in areas with noise or emissions restrictions. The company claims the backpack battery can power tools up to 11 hours on one charge, which takes 130 minutes with Stihl AL 500 high-speed […]