26 Apr '14, 3pm

Lithium-Ion Batteries For Lighter, Compact Jump-Starting Pack

Lithium-Ion Batteries For Lighter, Compact Jump-Starting Pack

By Stephen Edelstein 289 views Apr 26, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Jumpr lithium-ion jump-starting pack Enlarge Photo Lithium-ion batteries are the hearts of modern electric cars, but could this battery chemistry have other automotive uses? Juno Power has applied lithium-ion technology to a different type of car battery. The Jumpr is a jump-starting pack that Juno Power says is the world's "most portable." With a weight of just 7 ounces, it's hard to argue with that claim. Unlike conventional jump-start packs--which can weigh 20 pounds or more--the Jumpr isn't much larger than a smartphone. Jumpr lithium-ion jump-starting pack Enlarge Photo Juno Power says the battery's lithium polymer cells allow for a thinner, more compact design that is easier to stow and move than conventional jump-start packs. The Jumpr produces the 12 volts of power necessary...

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