news_smartbox_2SmartBox from Workshop Plus is a brand new portable car jump starter and personal power supply that’s just a fraction of the size and weight of other products on the market.

Convenient and Powerful, SmartBox combines a car jump starter, a battery charger and a built-in, high-power LED torch with emergency SOS flash in one compact design.

Only 130x70x23mm and weighing 270gm, SmartBox is no larger than a mobile phone yet powerful enough to jump start all 12V cars – including V8s – multiple times before recharging (all cars up to and including 3.5-litre. The high capacity battery technology delivers a peak current of 400A.

The SmartBox unit is easy to charge in any standard wall outlet with the included AC adapter or the cigarette lighter car charger for recharging while on the road. Initial charging takes approximately 3-4 hours after which recharging will be necessary whenever the indicator lights show low power and after long periods of inactivity – usually after about three months. Built in safety features prevent overcharging and short circuit problems

news_smartbox_1Stored neatly in its own carrying case it’s small enough to stow away in a glovebox or even a handbag. Included are cables, connectors and adapters to charge personal electronic devices, from mobile phone to iPad, via the 5V USB port.

Flat car batteries are the number one reason for call-outs to breakdown services. Jump starting a car is easy with SmartBox without all the hassle of hauling out heavy equipment, finding a willing ‘donor car’ or waiting for recovery services.

SmartBox is priced at just £69.99 with more information from ENDS.