Many if the tools offer extremely good value for money and they are more than perfect for DIY’ers or if you just need the tool once. Parkside Tools are imported for Lidl and are available online also in Finland.
Parkside X 20V Team is a series of cordless tools that use same type of 20V lithium batteries. The tools are sold typically without battery and you can buy compatible batteries + chargers separately. There are different capacity batteries available.
Here are some links and videos on those batteries and tools:
Parkside newly released X20V team batteries claim to be much better than the old ones. Are those really active cell balancing battery packs? Lets examine them and see if the there is really and difference.
For comparison check also how are lower voltage battery packs Lidl Parkside 12V Power Tool Battery Stripdown – Very Revealing
Let’s look inside the charger:
Some repair tips for those who have problems with the batteries:
Some people have adapted those quite cheap Parkside X20V batteries to fit to other brands:
parkside battery adapter einhell powerX to teamX20 – 3D printed battery adapter to connect einhel powerX battery to parkside teamX20
DC Adapter for Parkside X20v Battery article shows how to built an adapter that allows powering the TS-100 soldering iron from X20V battery pack. Warning: The battery does not have discharge protection and therefore it can become dangerous to bring it to too low a voltage. For safety it is better to insert a circuit for lipo 5s that interrupts the output when it detects a battery voltage below a certain threshold.
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