Gone are the days of having to carry jumper leads when out bush and praying a vehicle might venture by to kick-start your dead battery and get you on your way again. These days many have dual battery systems, solar panels and lots more. One new product to ARB’s range that will get you out of trouble is their ARB Jump Starter. This little number weighs a mere 860 grams and a compact 188mm x 134mm x 37mm. In fact it’s small enough to carry in your backpack when camped for lighting and will also charge micro and lighting USB Smartphones and other devices via its Smart Cable.
This unit features a lithium-ion battery with a 24,000 MaH capacity so it has enough grunt to jump start 12V vehicles with up to a 5L-V8 diesel engine or a 6L petrol engine. It’s high-tech, heavy duty jumper cables are designed to monitor the batteries voltage, polarity and condition as it charges. So if the unit senses a fault or problem it will alert you via a series of LED lights. The ARB Jump Starter also features a built-in 100 Lumens flashlight with 4 modes, battery level indicator, 2 x USB outlets and a 12V accessories outlet for powering larger devices. Use it as a power supply or recharger when out bush and the ARB Jump Starter is a must have when in the hills or simply store it under the seat for emergency use.
The Jump Starter comes packaged in a well-made, zip-up EVA Nylon case which includes, jumper cables, 240V and 12V DC chargers (so you can recharge the unit while driving) and it’s built-in sensor prevents under-charging or over-charging of the lithium battery. Suitable for cars, 4WD’s, motorcycles, quad bikes and lots more. Ask to see them at your local ARB outlet or for more information visit www.arb.com.au