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What is INTELLIBOOST and how does it work?

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The INTELLIBOOST feature is a very useful one that we at RUGGED GEEK are quite proud of. The intent behind this safety feature is to make jump starting safer, easier and to also protect the jump starter, to ensure a long life. Jump Starter/Booster packs without this feature will simply send power to the cables regardless of what those cables are hooked to. With the INTELLIBOOST cables on the RUGGED GEEK jump starters, the cables can be touched together and they won't spark. When you first plug the cables into the jump starter, the light on them will alternate red/green....

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What are the differences between the 3 variants of the RG1000 ?

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  The RG1000 is available in 3 variations with different accessories and charging methods.  The Standard RG1000 (with Micro-USB charging) features our new INTELLIBOOST cables with override feature, a Micro-USB charging cable and a cloth carrying pouch. The RG1000 Safety features our new INTELLIBOOST cables with override feature and new custom upgraded metal frame clamps, a zippered EVA carrying case for better protection, as well as a wall and a car charger. The RG1000 Safety Plus features our new INTELLIBOOST cables with override feature and new custom upgraded metal frame clamps, a larger zippered EVA carrying case for better protection,...

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I can’t get the green light to come on when trying to boost my vehicle, what’s wrong?

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The green light on the INTELLIBOOST cables turns solid green to indicate that the jump starter is properly connected to a vehicle and is ready to boost. When the green light is on, it means power is flowing from the jump starter to the vehicle and you can go ahead and start the vehicle. The green light comes on when the INTELLIBOOST senses a draw from the vehicle's electrical system. In most boosting scenarios, this green light will come on when you first connect the jump starter to the vehicle battery. If it does not, don’t worry, just go ahead...

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Will this really boost my vehicle?

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People are skeptical when they first see the physical size of the RUGGED GEEK jump starters and how small they really are. Then when it is used to start their vehicle, they are a believer and they want to know where to buy one. The RG1000 will start up to a 7.0L Gas engine and up to a 3.5L Diesel engine, however, we always get stories of people starting even more powerful vehicles.

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Will the RG1000 work with push-button start vehicles?

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Yes it will work with push-button start vehicles. Once everything is connected properly then simply push the start button to start the vehicle.

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