Looking for a power bank that you can use to charge up your electronic devices and serve as a handy emergency jump starter pack that can be used to start almost any 12-volt vehicle that you can think of? The NOCO GB150 is for you. Must read: iPhone, iPad, and Mac buyer’s guide: July 2019 edition Before we go any further, it’s worth pointing out that this isn’t a power bank that you can throw into a pocket or handbag. The thing is massive. It’s a solid brick of plastic that’s 12-inches long by 7.3-inches wide and 2.7-inches thick, and it weighs in at 7.5-pounds. It’s reassuringly large and robust, but far bigger than your regular power bank. However, compared to old lead-acid cat jump starters, this is small. NOCO GB150 Boost PRO 4000A UltraSafe Lithium… SEE FULL GALLERY 1 – 5 of 11 NEXT PREV But it also does a lot more than your regular power bank. After all, can your power bank start a car? No, well, the NOCO GB150 can. In fact, it can start cars, boats, RVs, and trucks, as well as diesel pickups, commercial vehicles, hot rods, classic cars, and more. Even engines over 10-liters in size – both gasoline and diesel – are no problem. If it’s normally started using a 12-volt battery, the NOCO GB150 can start it. And I’ve tested it on a variety of vehicles, and it works amazingly well. The lithium battery jump starter has a rated output of 4,000… [Read full story]
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