Chainsaw backwards compatibility

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Will the new batteries due for release this summer work in existing products or will there be a corresponding new product release?
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Posted 5 years ago

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SCDC, Champion

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Until EGO states otherwise, the batteries will be backwards compatible.   All tools are made to handle the bigger physical size.

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Like SCDC said, all Ego batteries are designed to work on all Ego tools.

Ego is, as far as I'm aware, the only company who's Outdoor Power Equipment is designed with open battery engagement areas so that the tool does not limit the physical size of the battery pack that can be used. The only exception to this design is the mower, but they left enough space in the battery compartment to accommodate their new larger 7.5Ah battery size. Smart!
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Official Response
Hi Jack!  All of our new batteries will be backwards compatible with all first generation EGO Power+ tools and beyond.  We know what kind of investment it is to join the EGO family and we would not make your tools obsolete so quickly.  Thanks for you being in our family!