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

Posted by Bold Apps on

  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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Will this really boost my vehicle?

Posted by Bold Apps on

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 RG600 or RG1000 with the bullet connector charging input (NOT micro-USB charging) work with a solar charger?

Posted by Bold Apps on

The unit can be charged via solar, the key is ensuring the charging level matches or is compatible with what our input port (charging port) is rated for, which is 12-15V, 1A. We, unfortunately, don't know of a specific one that we can recommend, but as long as it has a tip that will plug into the "input" port on the unit, and can output power at 12-15V and approximately 1A then it would be fine.

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How many mAh is the RG1000?

Posted by Bold Apps on

We rate the capacity in Wh as it takes out the variable of voltage. The RG1000 is rated at 39Wh, 60C discharge. This is calculated using 10,500mAh @ 3.7V. The reason Wh is a more accurate measure of capacity is that there are many products on the market with an inflated mAh rating. They achieve this inflated rating by using a lower voltage than actual. We use high-discharge, Grade A lithium cells in all of our jump starters.

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Can I bring it on a flight with me?

Posted by Daniel Bergstrom on

Yes. Most airlines allow devices with batteries up 100-160 Watt hour capacity to be brought on flights only in carry-on baggage. The Watt hour rating of our RG1000 is 38.9, so well within the allowable limits. We fly with ours all the time for battery backup. As rules do change however, we recommend you read the requirements for the airline you are flying with before attempting to board.

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