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18V CORE18V Starter Kit with (1) CORE18V 8.0 Ah Performance Battery

The Bosch CORE18V Performance Starter Kit delivers next-gen battery performance and charger flexibility. The GXS18V-12N14 kit features the CORE18V Performance Battery, which delivers 2X the power and runtime as two-layer 4.0 Ah batteries with minimal increase in volume and weight. The GBA18V80 battery features advancements in design to reduce resistance and increase efficiency. Engineered with 21700 cell technology, the battery delivers power and performance for high-capacity tools. Bosch engineered the exclusive CoolPack 2.0 technology to manage the heat of the higher power-density cells, and it provides better cooling than the previous-generation CoolPack system. The Bosch 18V charger has regulated dual-mode charging, which fast charges a battery to 80 percent, while the remaining 20 percent is long-life mode. This charger has a charging status indicator and provides a cooling fan to help protect batteries from overheating while charging.

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  • (1) 18V CORE18V Lithium-Ion 8.0 Ah Performance Battery
  • (1) 18V Charger


  • Performance-optimized 18V Li-ion battery – engineered to deliver 2X power and runtime for ideal performance-to-weight ratio
  • Regulated dual-mode charger – fast charges to 80 percent, remaining 20 percent is long-life mode
  • High-power cells – combines enhanced 21700 cell technology with advanced battery design for greater efficiency
  • Cutting-edge cell design – engineered to improve performance in tools used on the jobsite all day
  • Bosch-exclusive CoolPack 2.0 technology – provides better cooling than previous-generation system, transferring more heat to the battery’s outer surface
  • Ideal balance of size to power – weighs only 2.14 Lbs., but provides all-day performance
  • Designed for high-capacity power tools – for such tools as circular saws, reciprocating saws and rotary hammers that draw high amounts of current for the most demanding applications
  • System compatibility – battery features compatibility with all Bosch 18V Lithium-ion tools and chargers
  • Charger cooling fan – helps to protect batteries from overheating while charging
  • Battery-charge indicator – status indicator lights on charger provides charging status

Technical Data

Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion
Battery Voltage (V) 18
Battery Watt Hours 144.0Wh
Height 2.7"
Length 4.6"
Watts 1600.0
Width 3.0"
Includes (1) 18V CORE18V Lithium-Ion 8.0 Ah Performance Battery, (1) 18V Charger
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