Specifications & Dimensions
|Dimensions and Capacity:|
|Cable Length (ft):||6|
|Cord Length (ft.):||8|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||32|
|Number of Charging Banks:||1|
|Overall Dimensions:||13"W X 19.75"H X 13.4"D|
|Auto Resetting Circuit Breaker:||Yes|
|Automatic Shut Off:||No|
|General Warranty:||3 year replacement|
|Reverse Polarity Protection:||Yes|
|Color/Finish:||Black and Blue|
|Amps:||2, 40, 200|
|Battery Charger Input Voltage (V):||12|
Ratings & Reviews
Manual Wheeled Charger/Starter Turns You Into a Road Superhero
With this Wheeled Car Starter, you don't have to have a cape to be a hero. You just have to be prepared and ready to answer the I-need-a-charge call. Whether your neighbor needs a jump or you have a bunch of finicky lawn or farm equipment, this DieHard charger is up to the task. The 200 amp-engine starter revs up 12-volt batteries, wherever they may die. The 32-pound charger has two back wheels and a handle for easy transportation.
The Manual Wheeled Charger/Starter has a durable polypropylene case that resists both shocks and rust. The charger has solid-state circuitry and silicon diodes for maximum power. When the charger is in automatic mode, it protects against sparks to keep you safe and the rescuee safe. The transformers are copper-wound for endurance. The charger can provide a 2-amp trickle of power, a 40-amp
- This Wheeled Car Starter is the only tool you need to become an automotive superhero
- The Diehard charger comes to the rescue, whether a stalled vehicle needs a 2-amp trickle of power, a 1-to-3-hour 40-amp rapid charge or a 200-amp engine start
- The charger/starter's double wheels and easy-grip handle make this an on-the-go rescue tool
- The 32-pound charger/starter has a polypropylene case designed to withstand shocks and rust
- The charger's automatic mode includes spark protection for safety
- The charger has copper-wound transformers, solid-state circuitry and silicon diodes for the best jump-delivering power you can get
Added on July 26, 2010
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Most Helpful Reviews
Toms River, NJ
First time using a charger and had to use a bit of common sense and of course YouTube to make sure I connected everything properly . Just wanted to make sure that I did not ground the negative improperly. Battery was up and charged in 40 Minutes !
I had one of these for several years and it needed replacing! I purchased this for my husband for Christmas this year. When you need to get to work and there is no one else at home to give you a jumpstart, this is what you need!! My husband and I both work, him having to be at work before me and when you have to choose between getting to work late or having this at home to jumpstart you vehicle, this is it!!!! you do not have to wait for someone to get here. Great product!!!!!!!
Amanda Park, WA
Saint Cloud, MN
I have a battery maintainer and 10 amp charger already but they don't do you much good when the battery is low and your late for work, I purchased this product for that reason and also because it can charge my motorcycle, rv and boat batteries as well as jump start my car, it performs flawlessly and the price was very reasonable, the wheels make it easily mobile, now I have to figure out what to do with the old chargers!
For the price this unit cannot be outdone. Starts my German cars, and my Diesel F350, without problems. My father has had one for years at it has been thoroughly used and abused. I purchased mine this year (2012) and it does look a little different as far as the markings on the front, but it works just as well. Wheels help as you do not have to find some place to set the charger on while it charges the battery. Switches are the same, 200AMP Start, 40AMP Quick Charge, and 2AMP trickle. I have used mine to slowly charge a dead battery on 2AMP for a day or two to recover a battery. It always runs its fan to cool the inverter even on 2AMP trickle. I recommend getting a tap and die set, or thread chaser set if you do not already have one, the bolts and screws are thread cutting variety. This can be a problem as you are cutting into the sheet metal of the unit. The bigger 3/8 and 5/16 bolts that hold the front metal hook and the axle in place are easy to install while cutting threads but the 1/4x20 screws to mount the handle can be difficult to apply enough torque to, when trying to line up all four. I added 2 nylon plates to the left and right sides of the handle loop on mine that I secure the charging clips to. I used thin (less than 1/4 thick) cutting board type material with 2 holes drilled and attached to the 2 screws that hold the handle to the unit on each side. Overall an extremely good value for the money. As with all the chargers like this one I have run into over the past 5-8 years, Made in Mexico not China. The plastic wheels that attach to the axle are USA made.
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