SOURCE: Cobra Electronics

Cobra Electronics

May 19, 2016 07:00 ET

Cobra Electronics Releases Most Powerful Model in Vehicle Jump Starter/Mobile Charger Series

Cobra JumPack XL Packs a Brutish 11,100mAh High Efficiency UL-Registered LiON Cobalt Battery and Forceful 500A Peak & 300A Starting Current to Jumpstart Large Gasoline and Diesel Engines Multiple Times on a Single Charge

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 19, 2016) - Cobra Electronics, held by Cedar Electronics and the leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today announced the general availability of the Cobra JumPack™ XL CPP 12000 portable, jump starter and mobile device charger. The Cobra JumPack XL packs enough power to jumpstart not only standard engine vehicles, but now also large gasoline and diesel vehicles including light-duty trucks, RVs, box trucks, cargo vans and even minibuses, multiple times on a single charge through its UL-registered 41.1Wh (11,100mAh) high efficiency battery.

Playing off of the previous model, the JumPack CPP 8000, the new XL features almost double the starting and peak power, offering a powerful 500A peak & 300A starting current. The unit also includes a 3 Amp USB output battery to rapidly charge any 5 Volt USB portable devices from smart phones to tablets to digital cameras, and many other devices. It is 80-percent smaller than a conventional SLA jump starters and holds a charge for up to eight months; perfect for storage in a glove compartment, backpack or briefcase for on-the-go-use. The JumPack XL also has the dual capability to charge portable devices up to three times with complete internal protection circuitry including jump starter circuit, reverse polarity, short circuit, over charge and reverse charge protection.

Additional features include:

  • High-intensity LED flashlight with strobe & S.O.S. capabilities for emergencies
  • 12V DC car and 120V AC home wall charger
  • Jump start 3-color status indicator: lets users know when the JumPack is ready or has encountered a problem
  • Storage case included

"We wanted to provide our consumer electronics and automotive enthusiast customers with another small and convenient device to jump start not only standard vehicle engines, but now also larger diesel engines in times of emergencies, which, let's face it, are all too common," said Sally Washlow, CEO of Cedar Electronics. "The Cobra JumPack XL allows for an added buffer against the hassle of being stranded and having to rely on towing services, as well as extra protection against the dreaded, and always untimely, dead mobile devices."

The Cobra JumPack XL CPP 12000 is available now at www.cobra.com at MSRP of $149.95.

About Cobra Electronics
Cobra Electronics is a major brand of Cedar Electronics, a leading global supplier of mobile and consumer products. Cedar Electronics possesses a strong brand portfolio including Escort, Beltronics and Cobra Electronics. Leveraging its leadership position in the radar detector and Citizens Band radio categories, Cobra Electronics has aggressively grown both domestically and internationally with an ever-expanding family of automotive products that include dash cams, power inverters, portable jump starters, and more. Cobra Electronics has sales and marketing operations in North America, South America, Europe and China. To learn more please visit www.cobra.com. Follow Cobra on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CobraElectronic and friend us at www.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.

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