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Plus Start Portable Power 500 Charger

Item# 02871489000P | Model# 71489 | Added on July 15, 2014 |
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Stay Powered Up with the Plus Start 71489 Portable Power 500 Charger Designed for use in emergency situations, the Plus Start Portable Power 500 Charger supplies 500 peak amps for a reliable power boost. This compact charger helps ensure you're ready for unexpected battery drains. With an internal-sealed, lead-acid battery and spark-proof jumper clips, this portable charger can be used in adverse weather conditions. Simple to use, the charger has clear color-coding and a push-button battery gauge. Practically maintenance-free, the charger has a built-in recharger and is great for charging 12V devices around your home.

  • The Plus Start Portable Power 500 Charger provides 500 peak Amps for a quick power boost
  • An internal-sealed, lead-acid battery works under any conditions
  • Jumper clips are spark-proof and color-coded for clarity and safety
  • Check the battery status with the push of a button
  • Built-in recharger keeps charger ready to use
  • Can be used to charge any 12V device in your home
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Owner's Manual (1)Product Warranty
WARNING: California Residents - Proposition 65
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By DrewJM
February 20th, 2013
So far so good

My battery is not reliable, but might be ok. I did not want to fork over the money for a new battery at $80-100 quite yet. There are many options out there. I stumbled upon this one, available at both Sears and Kmart. I also got a deal by getting almost 40% off with an online deal and picked it up within an hour at the actual Kmart. This thing is tiny compared to other jumpers. It has no fancy decals, lines or molding. Actually, it looks nice and simple. It's heavy for it's size, which I take as a good thing. The short cables are thick and long enough, the plastic housing is heavy duty. Very nice. I charged it first (per instructions), however in minutes it showed full. Jumped me on the first try. I have a small Toyota. The 500 amp rating is low compared to others, but I've used it a few times now and it jumps me right away. Charges fast and the socket on the back will be helpful during a power outage. Time will tell, but so far, it's worth it. 1 yr warranty too.

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By BurghMan66
January 17th, 2015
Doesn't Work on 2.7 V6

I charged the unit as stated the light turned green to fully charged left plugged in a few more hours after that went to turn my car over and nothing not even a sound of trying to start. Got a standard jump from a small 4 cylinder car battery and started up no problem. Don't buy unless you have something very very small!

5 found this review helpful
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Cris Sears
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January 20th
have it

Have not tried yet but for the price, good deal


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| Earned 15 community points in Great Gifts - 12-14

Good enough


Good for starting up rideing lawn mower and 1 jump on a vehicle after that you will need to charge again

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