Selecting the Correct Battery Jump Starter

Selecting the correct battery jump starter can sometimes be a confusing task. Our guide addresses some commonly encountered questions to help you on your way. The following checklist has been specifically designed to assist Powervamp customers with their battery jump starter selection.  Powervamp’s technical support department or, appointed distributors, will also be pleased to offer advice in helping you select the correct product for your requirements.

Will the jump starter be used for occasional 12v engine starts?

A 17 amp/hour battery pack specially designed for smaller dealerships/bodyshops and workshops for occasional use.

Recommended: TB1600

TB1600

Features:

  • Four LED battery status display
  • Toughened impact resistant polymer case
  • 2 metre highly flexible lead set
  • Heavy duty insulated crocodile clip lead
  • Side mounted charge/accessory socket
  • Supplied with 4amp external fast charger
  • Ergonomically designed carry handle

Does the jump starter need to multi-start 12v diesel engines including cars, vans and 4×4’s?

Supplied to the AA and RAC, the MR26 is a well proven professional 12v jump starter capable of starting up to 8 litre petrol and 4 litre diesel engines.

Recommended: MR26 – See the unit in action here

MR26

Features:

  • Anti-surge protection PCB
  • Internal 3 stage 2.3 amp charger
  • Detachable 2 metre heavy duty cable set
  • Reverse polarity audio warning
  • Four LED battery status display
  • Specially toughened shatterproof case
  • Braided & insulated crocodile clips

Is the jump starter going to be used for 12v and 24v diesel fleet vehicles?

A duel voltage pack capable of starting 12 volt engines, (4 litre petrol / 8 litre diesel), as commercial diesels (up to 15 litres).

Recommended: TB1224HDD

TB1224HDD

Features:

  • Twin 3 stage, 2.3 amp internal chargers
  • Cast & braided crocodile clips
  • Tri-coloured battery charge status LED’s
  • Robust powder-coated steel case
  • Detachable 2 metre heavy duty cable set
  • Anti-surge protection PCB
  • Reverse polarity audio warning

Does the jump starter need to be installed into a service van?

Heavy duty 12v/24v jump starter with small footprint is ideal for service van where space is a premium. Pack also accepts an OBCK, (on-board-charge-kit), for charging whilst on the move.

Recommended: Tower Pack

Tower Pack

Features:

  • Specially toughened and shatterproof case
  • Anti-surge protection PCB
  • Four LED battery status display
  • 10 amp external fast charger
  • Detachable 2 metre heavy duty cable set
  • Reverse polarity audio warning
  • Available as 12v, 24v or 12v/24v models

Is the pack required primarily for heavy engine starting of commercial vehicles such as bus, truck or large agricultural machinery?

Originally designed for the Dutch Army, this model delivers massive multi-starting power on 12v, (all engines) and 24v, (up to 18 litres), with twin internal chargers, fused outputs and a powder coated steel case – the NATO is for the professional user.

Recommended: Nato Pack

Nato Pack

Features:

  • Anti-surge protection PCB
  • Cast and braided crocodile clips
  • Tri-coloured battery charge status LED’s
  • Robust powder-coated steel case
  • Detachable 2 metre heavy duty cable set
  • Reverse polarity audio warning
  • 2 x 750 amp fused outlets

Is the battery pack required for a number of single voltage multi-engine starting?

A versatile 12v or 24v heavy duty jump-starter ideal for automotive auction houses, large car parks, car supermarkets etc where heavy daily usage is required.

Recommended: Go-Cart

Go-Cart

Features:

  • Heavy-duty push/pull isolator switch
  • Anti-surge protection PCB
  • 12v or 24v battery configurations available
  • Robust powder-coated steel trolley frame
  • Cast and braided crocodile clips
  • Reverse polarity audio warning
  • Quick “swap-out” battery system

Do you need reverse polarity audible warning and voltage spike suppression fitted as standard?

Every Powervamp automotive jump starter is fitted with an audible reverse polarity warning system as well as a voltage spike suppression PCB to protect the vehicles own ECU, as standard.

Recommended: Any Powervamp jump starter

Any Powervamp jump starter

Disclaimer The information and data within this brochure regarding pack size, performance and engine models is given in good faith as a guide only. The company accepts no responsibility for errors and omissions.

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