Schumacher Electric Corporation Model PS-120A OWNER’S MANUAL MityMite® Jump Starter & DC Power Source THIS PRODUCT HAS A SEALED LEAD-ACID BATTERY INSIDE THAT SHOULD BE KEPT AT FULL CHARGE FOR LONGER LIFE. RECHARGE WHEN FIRST RECEIVED (EVEN IF GREEN ‘FULL POWER’ LIGHT GLOWS), AFTER EACH USE AND EVERY 3 MONTHS. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Save these instructions OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS MULTI-PURPOSE POWER SUPPLY Warning: Failure to follow instructions may cause damage or an explosion. Read entire instruction manual before use. The PS-120A is a power source for all 12 volt DC accessories that are equipped with a cigarette lighter adapter plug. The DC socket has a 15 amp automatic overload protection circuit breaker. Reset the breaker by pushing the breaker button located on the back of MityMite. 1. Turn ignition off before making cable connections. 2. Use in a well-ventilated area. 3. Clamp the red clamp to the positive terminal of the battery. (For a negative grounded system.) 4. Clamp the black clamp to an unpainted and unmoving part of the chassis or engine block. 5. Keep clear of fan blades, belts, pulleys and other parts that may cause injury. 6. You can now crank the engine. If the engine does not start, wait at least 3 minutes before attempting to start vehicle again. (This permits the battery to cool down.) 7. After the engine starts, first disconnect the black clamp and then the red clamp in that order. Store the clamps on the ears located on the sides of the case. Do not permit the battery in the PS-120A to freeze. Never attempt to recharge a frozen battery. HANDLING WARNING WARNING: Handling the cord on this product or cords associated with this product, will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. 12 VOLT DC POWER SOURCE CHART Appliance Type Estimated Wattage Cell Phones Estimated Time 4 Watts 20 Hours Fluorescent Lights 4 Watts 20 Hours 8. Recharge the MityMite as soon as possible after use. Radios 9 Watts 14 Hours 9. Never allow clamps to touch together or to contact the same piece of metal to prevent sparking. Depth Finders 9 Watts 14 Hours Fans 9 Watts 14 Hours 15 Watts 8 Hours LED INDICATORS Camcorders, VCRs To check the internal battery’s status, press the red button on the front of MityMite. Electrical Tools 24 Watts 5 Hours Electrical Coolers 48 Watts 2 Hours The led lights will indicate as follows: Car Vacuum, Air Compressors 80 Watts 1 Hour 1. A red light indicates a 50% or less charge and you should immediately recharge MityMite. 2. A yellow light indicates a 50 to 75% charge. MityMite may be used but should be recharged as soon as possible. 3. A green light indicates the internal battery is fully charged When the PS-120A is used with an inverter, it can operate appliances normally powered by 120V AC or 220V AC. (You must purchase the inverter separately. It is not included.) 110 / 220 VOLT AC POWER SOURCE CHART CHARGING of internal battery with built-in charger. Appliance Type After removing the PS-120A from the carton, charge it overnight before using even if the green Full Power light glows. Spot Lights, Sump Pumps 1. To charge, plug extension cord into charger plug on the side of the MityMite. Estimated Wattage 100 Watts Estimated Time 1 Hour VCRs 100 Watts 1 Hour Faxes, TVs 125 Watts .75 Hour 125 Watts .75 Hour 2. Plug the extension cord into 120V AC source. (Electrical outlet.) Small Power Tools 3. The red light will glow while charging. 4. The green light will glow when the battery has reached full charge. The charger will automatically drop into a float mode and maintain the battery at full charge. Note: Estimated time is conservatively reported. Actual time may vary. Times are based on MityMite having a full charge. Requires the use of an inverter that is not included. Designed for up to a 150 watt inverter. 00-99-000256/0604 STORAGE MityMite can be stored in any position. The clamps are live and will produce arcing or sparking if they come in contact with each other. To prevent accidental arcing, always keep the clamps on the side ears when not using it to jump start a vehicle. All batteries are affected by temperature. The ideal storage temperature is at 70 degrees. Performance varies based on battery temperature conditions. LIMITED WARRANTY Schumacher Electric Corporation warrants your unit to be free from defects in material and workmanship, excepting abuse or misuse, for a period of one year from the date of sale to the original user or consumer purchaser. If your unit fails or malfunctions within the first 30 days of the warranty, we will replace it with a new unit. If your unit malfunctions or fails within the 12 month warranty period because of a defect in material or workmanship, we will repair without charge. The internal battery, excluding units with swollen batteries or melted battery terminals, carries a 90-day warranty from the date of purchase. Proof of purchase required. All battery replacements will be at the sole discretion of the manufacturer or his designated agents. This warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties. The duration of any implied warranty, including but not limited to any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, made in respect to your unit is limited to the period of the express warranty set forth above. For warranty service, return your product, with proof of purchase, to the factory or a designated agent: Schumacher Electric Corporation Warranty Service Department, 1025 E. Thompson Street, PO Box 280, Hoopeston, IL 60942. Phone 1-800-621-5485, Customer Service hours: 7 AM to 4 PM CST. You will be responsible for all insurance and freight or other transportation charges to the factory or point of repair. We will return your unit freight prepaid if repair is covered under warranty. Your unit should be properly packed to avoid damage in transit, since we will not be responsible for any such damage. In no event shall Schumacher Electric Corporation be liable for consequential or incidental damages. Some states do not allow limitations on the length of the implied warranty or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. CONTAINS SEALED NON-SPILLABLE LEAD-ACID BATTERY. MUST BE DISPOSED OF PROPERLY. WARNING: Possible explosion hazard. Contact with battery acid may cause severe burns and blindness. Keep out of reach of children. ELECTRIC CORPORATION 801 Business Center Drive, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-2179 Send Warranty Product Repairs to: Schumacher Electric Corporation, 1025 East Thompson, Hoopeston, IL 60942-0280. Call Customer Service if you have questions: 1-800-621-5485.