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Batteries & chargers

GAL 12V-40 Professional


GAL 12V-40

The 12 V fast charger

  • Rapid charging speed for all 12 V batteries, enables loading 12 V 3.0Ah batteries from 0 to 80% in 36 min
  • Modern and compact design
  • Compatible with all Bosch Professional 12 V batteries (Professional 12V System)

Functions & key features

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Wall mounting function

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Order number: 1 600 A01 B8X

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  • Cardboard box

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GAL 12V-40

Order number: 1 600 A02 2V0

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Technical data

Additional data

Battery charging voltage 10.8 – 12 V
Charge current 4 A
Battery voltage 12.0 V
Weight 0.45 kg
Charg. time at bat. cap. 1.5 Ah (80%/100%) approx. 16/30 min
Charg. time at bat. cap. 2.0 Ah (80%/100%) approx. 24/35 min
Charg. time at bat. cap. 2.5 Ah (80%/100%) approx. 30/42 min
Charg. time at bat. cap. 3.0 Ah (80%/100%) approx. 36/50 min
Charg. time at bat. cap. 4.0 Ah (80%/100%) approx. 48/65 min
Charg. time at bat. cap. 6.0 Ah (80%/100%) approx. 72/95 min

GAL 12V-40 Professional: Further information

Product Highlights

The GAL 12V-40 Professional is Bosch’s fast charger. It provides a rapid charging speed for all 12 V batteries, charging a 12V 3.0 Ah battery from 0 to 80% in only 36 minutes. It also has a modern and compact design requiring little wall-space. It is compatible with all Bosch Professional 12 V batteries (Professional 12V System).

Equipment & Application

The GAL 12V-40 Professional also features a Wall Mounting option.

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