Sun Joe AIRJ24C Manual

A Division of Snow Joe®, LLC
Model AIRJ24C
Form No. SJ-AIRJ24C-880E-M
11. Do not use on a ladder or unstable support – Stable
footing on a solid surface enables better control of the
cordless air compressor in unexpected situations.
Safety Instructions
12. Do not force the tool – It will perform better with less
likelihood of personal or mechanical injury if it is used at
the rate for which it was designed.
All Operators Must Read These
Instructions Before Use
13. Check hose for weak or worn conditions before each
use, making certain all connections are secure. Do not
use if defect is found. Purchase a new hose or notify an
authorized service center to examination or repair.
Always follow these safety guidelines. Failure to do so may
result in serious bodily injury or death.
General Safety
mWARNING! When using the air compressor, basic
14. Release all pressures within the system slowly. Dust
and debris may be harmful.
15. Do not use cordless air compressor if switch does not
turn it on or off. The cordless air compressor that cannot
be controlled with the switch is dangerous and must be
safety precautions should always be followed to reduce the
risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury. These include:
1. Keep work area clean and well-lit – Cluttered, dark
areas invite accidents.
16. Disconnect battery pack from the cordless air
compressor or place the switch in the locked or off
position before making any adjustments, changing
accessories, or storing the cordless air compressor.
Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of
starting the cordless air compressor accidentally.
2. Keep children, bystanders, and pets away – All
spectators, including pets, should be kept a safe distance
away from the work area.
3. Operate cordless air compressor in an open area at
least 18 in. (45.7 cm) away from any wall or object that
could restrict the flow air to ventilation openings.
17. Store idle cordless air compressor out of reach of
children or other untrained persons. Cordless air
compressors are dangerous in the hands of untrained
4. Stay alert – Watch what you are doing. Use common
sense. Do not operate the cordless air compressor when
you are tired, or under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
18. When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from
metal objects like: paper clips, coins, keys, nails,
screws, or other small metal objects that can make a
connection from one terminal to another. Shorting the
battery terminals together may cause sparks, burns, or a
5. Dress properly – Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry.
They can get caught in moving parts. Loose clothes,
jewelry, or long hair can be caught in moving parts.
6. Avoid unintentional starting – Do not carry the cordless
air compressor with your finger on the trigger.
19. Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts,
breakage of parts, and any other condition that may
affect the cordless air compressor's operation. If
damaged, have the cordless air compressor serviced
before using. Many accidents are caused by poorly
maintained tools.
7. Do not overreach – Keep proper footing and balance at
all times. Proper footing and balance enable better control
of the cordless air compressor in unexpected situations.
8. Use safety equipment – Always wear eye protection.
Dusk mask, non-skid safety shoes, hard hat, or hearing
protection must be used for appropriate conditions.
20. Use only accessories that are recommended by the
manufacturer for your model. Accessories that may be
suitable for one cordless air compressor may create a risk
of injury when used on another cordless air compressor.
9. Eye protection is required to guard against flying
fasteners and debris which could cause severe eye
21. Keep the cordless air compressor and its handle dry,
clean and free from oil and grease. Always use a clean
cloth when cleaning. Never use brake fluid, gasoline,
petroleum-based products, or any strong solvents to
clean your cordless air compressor. Following this rule will
10. Do no wear loose clothing or jewelry – Contain long
hair. Loose clothes, jewelry, or long hair can be drawn into
air vents.
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reduce the risk of loss of control and deterioration of the
enclosure plastic.
animals. Take care not to blow dust and dirt towards
yourself or others. Following this rule will reduce the risk
of serious injury.
22. Never point any cordless air compressor toward
yourself or others.
12. Do not use this cordless air compressor to spray
chemicals. Your lungs can be damaged by inhaling toxic
23. Do not exceed the pressure rating of any component
in the system.
13. Always be aware that misuse and improper handling of
this cordless air compressor can cause injury to yourself
and others.
24. Protect material lines and air lines from damage or
puncture. Keep hose and power cord away from sharp
objects, chemical spills, oil, solvents, and wet floors.
14. Never leave a cordless air compressor unattended with
the air hose attached.
Specific Safety Warnings
for Cordless Air compressor
15. Do not continue to use a cordless air compressor or hose
that leaks air or does not functions properly.
1. Know your cordless air compressor – Know how to
start and stop the tool. Be thoroughly familiar with the
16. Do not attempt to pull or carry the cordless air compressor
by the hose.
17. Always follow all safety rules recommended by the
manufacturer of your cordless air compressor, in addition
to all safety rules for the cordless air compressor.
Following this rule will reduce the risk of serious personal
2. Risk of bursting – Do not preset cordless air compressor
to result in output pressure greater than marked maximum
pressure of item to be inflated. Do not use at pressure
greater than 120 PSI.
18. Do not crush, drop or damage battery pack. Do not use a
battery pack or charger that has been dropped or received
a sharp blow. A damaged battery is subject to explosion.
Properly dispose of a dropped or damaged battery
3. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not expose to rain.
Store indoors.
4. Inspect yearly for cracks, pin holes, or other
imperfections that could cause cordless air
compressor to become unsafe. Never cut or drill holes
in the air compressor.
19. Do not charge battery tool in a damp or wet location.
Following this rule will reduce the risk of electric shock.
5. Make sure the hose is free of obstructions or snags.
Entangled or snarled hoses can cause loss of balance or
footing and may become damaged.
20. Inspect tool cords periodically and, if damages, have
repaired at your nearest authorized service center.
Constantly stay aware of cord location. Following this rule
will reduce the risk of electric shock or fire.
6. Use the right appliance – Do not use the cordless air
compressor for any applications other than those for
which it was intended.
mWARNING! Do not use this cordless air compressor
without reading this instruction manual. For indoor use only.
7. Check for damaged parts – Before further use of
the cordless air compressor or air tool, all guards and
parts should be carefully checked to determine that it
will operate properly and perform its intended function.
Check for alignment of moving parts, binding of moving
parts, breakage of parts, mounting, and any other
condition that may affect its operation. A guard or other
part that is damaged should be properly repaired or
replaced. Contact the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer
service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563) for
Battery & Charger
Safety Instructions
We pay a great deal of attention to the design of every battery
pack to ensure that we supply you with batteries that are safe,
durable and have a high energy density. The battery cells have
a wide range of safety devices. Each individual cell is initially
formatted and its electrical characteristic curves are recorded.
This data is then used exclusively to be able to assemble the
best possible battery packs.
Despite all the safety precautions, caution must always be
exercised when handling batteries. The following points must
be obeyed at all times to ensure safe use. Safe use can only
be guaranteed if undamaged cells are used. Incorrect handling
of the battery pack can cause cell damage.
8. Remove the battery – Remove the battery from the
cordless air compressor when it is not in use, before
servicing it, when changing accessories, and when
performing any other maintenance task.
9. Protect your lungs – Wear a face or dust mask if the
operation is dusty. Following this rule will reduce the risk
of serious personal injury.
IMPORTANT! Analyses confirm that incorrect use and poor
care of high-performance batteries are the main factors
responsible for personal and/or product damage.
10. Do not use cordless air compressor as a breathing device.
mWARNING! Use only approved replacement batteries;
11. Never direct a jet of compressed air toward people or
other batteries may damage the power tool and cause it to
• Use only recommended attachments – Use of an
attachment not recommended or sold by the battery
charger or battery pack manufacturer may result in risk of
fire, electric shock or personal injury.
malfunction, which can lead to serious personal injury.
mWARNING! Do not use a battery pack or appliance that
is damaged or modified. Damaged or modified batteries may
exhibit unpredictable behavior resulting in fire, explosion or
risk of injury.
• Unplug charger when not in use – Make sure to remove
battery packs from unplugged chargers.
mWARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock,
Do not modify or attempt to repair the appliance or the battery
pack except as indicated in the instructions for use and care.
always unplug the charger before performing any cleaning
or maintenance. Do not allow water to flow into the charger.
Use a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) to reduce shock
Have your battery pack serviced by a qualified repair person
using only identical replacement parts. This will ensure that the
safety of the battery pack is maintained.
mCAUTION! To reduce the risk of injury, charge the
• Do not burn or incinerate battery packs – Battery packs
may explode, causing personal injury or damage. Toxic
fumes and materials are created when battery packs are
Ecosharp LITE iBAT24-LTE lithium-iON battery pack only in
its designated lithium-iON charger. Other types of chargers
present risk of fire, personal injury and damage. Do not wire
a battery pack to a power supply plug or car cigarette lighter.
Such misuse will permanently disable or damage the battery
• Do not crush, drop or damage battery packs – Do not
use the battery pack or charger if they have sustained a
sharp blow, been dropped, run over or have been damaged
in any way (i.e. pierced with a nail, hit with a hammer,
stepped on, etc.).
• Avoid dangerous environments – Do not charge the
battery pack in rain, snow or in damp or wet locations.
Do not use the battery pack or charger in the presence of
explosive atmospheres (gaseous fumes, dust or flammable
materials) because sparks may be generated when inserting
or removing the battery pack, which could lead to a fire.
• Do not disassemble – Incorrect reassembly may pose
a serious risk of electric shock, fire or exposure to toxic
battery chemicals. If the battery or charger are damaged,
contact an authorized Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® dealer or
call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at
1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563) for assistance.
• Charge in a well-ventilated area – Do not block the
charger vents. Keep them clear to allow for proper
ventilation. Do not allow smoking or open flames near a
charging battery pack. Vented gases may explode.
• Battery chemicals cause serious burns – Never let a
damaged battery pack contact the skin, eyes or mouth.
If a damaged battery pack leaks battery chemicals, use
rubber or neoprene gloves to safely dispose of it. If skin
is exposed to battery fluids, wash the affected area with
soap and water and rinse with vinegar. If eyes are exposed
to battery chemicals, immediately flush with water for 20
minutes and seek medical attention. Remove and dispose
of contaminated clothing.
NOTE: The safe temperature range for the battery is 41°F
(5°C) to 105°F (40.5°C). Do not charge the battery outside in
freezing weather; charge it at room temperature.
• Maintain charger cord – When unplugging the charger, pull
the plug, not the cord, from the receptacle to reduce the
risk of damage to the electrical plug and cord. Never carry
the charger by its cord or yank it by the cord to disconnect
it from the receptacle. Keep the cord away from heat, oil
and sharp edges. Make sure the cord will not be stepped
on, tripped over or subjected to damage or stress when the
charger is in use. Do not use the charger with a damaged
cord or plug. Replace a damaged charger immediately.
• Do not short circuit – A battery pack will short circuit if
a metal object makes a connection between the positive
and negative contacts on the battery pack. Do not place a
battery pack near anything that may cause a short circuit,
such as paperclips, coins, keys, screws, nails and other
metallic objects. A short-circuited battery pack poses a risk
of fire and severe personal injury.
• Do not use an extension cord unless it is absolutely
necessary – Using the wrong, damaged or improperly
wired extension cord poses a risk of fire and electric shock.
If an extension cord must be used, plug the charger into a
properly wired 16 gauge or larger extension cord with the
female plug matching the male plug on the charger. Make
sure that the extension cord is in good electrical condition.
• Store your battery pack and charger in a cool, dry
place – Do not store the battery pack or charger where
temperatures may exceed 105ºF (40.5ºC), such as in direct
sunlight or inside a vehicle or metal building during the
Information about the battery
Information about the charger and the
charging process
1. The battery pack supplied with your cordless power tool is
only partially charged. The battery pack has to be charged
completely before you use the tool for the first time.
1. Please check the data marked on the rating plate of the
battery charger. Be sure to connect the battery charger
to a power supply with the voltage marked on the rating
plate. Never connect it to a different mains voltage.
2. For optimum battery performance, avoid low discharge
cycles by charging the battery pack frequently.
2. Protect the battery charger and its cord from damage.
Keep the charger and its cord away from heat, oil and
sharp edges. Have damaged cords repaired without delay
by a qualified technician at an authorized Snow Joe® +
Sun Joe® dealer or call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®
customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE
3. Store the battery pack in a cool place, ideally at 59°F
(15°C) and charged to at least 40%.
4. Lithium-ion batteries are subject to a natural aging
process. The battery pack must be replaced at the latest
when its capacity falls to just 80% of its capacity when
new. Weakened cells in an aged battery pack are no
longer capable of meeting the high power requirements
needed for the proper operation of your cordless air
compressor, and therefore pose a safety risk.
3. Electrical plugs must match the outlet. Never modify
the plug in any way. Do not use any adapter plugs with
grounded appliances. Unmodified plugs and matching
outlets will reduce the risk of electric shock.
5. Do not throw battery packs into an open fire as this poses
a risk of explosion.
4. Keep the battery charger, battery pack(s) and the cordless
tool out of the reach of children.
6. Do not ignite the battery pack or expose it to fire.
7. Do not exhaustively discharge batteries. Exhaustive
discharge will damage the battery cells. The most
common cause of exhaustive discharge is lengthy storage
or non-use of partially discharged batteries. Stop working
as soon as the performance of the battery falls noticeably
or the electronic protection system triggers. Place the
battery pack in storage only after it has been fully charged.
5. Do not use the supplied battery charger to charge other
cordless tools.
6. During periods of heavy use, the battery pack will become
warm. Allow the battery pack to cool to room temperature
before inserting it into the charger to recharge.
7. Do not overcharge batteries. Do not exceed the maximum
charging times. These charging times only apply to
discharged batteries. Frequent insertion of a charged or
partially charged battery pack will result in overcharging
and cell damage. Do not leave batteries in the charger for
days on end.
8. Protect batteries and the tool from overloads. Overloads
will quickly result in overheating and cell damage inside
the battery housing even if this overheating is not
apparent externally.
9. Avoid damage and shocks. Immediately replace batteries
that have been dropped from a height of more than
3 feet (1 meter) or those that have been exposed to violent
shocks, even if the housing of the battery pack appears to
be undamaged. The battery cells inside the battery may
have suffered serious damage. In such instances, please
read the waste disposal information for proper battery
8. Never use or charge batteries if you suspect that it has
been more than 12 months since the last time they were
charged. There is a high probability that the battery pack
has already suffered dangerous damage (exhaustive
9. Charging batteries at a temperature below 41°F (5°C) will
cause chemical damage to the cells and may cause a fire.
10. If the battery pack suffers overloading and overheating,
the integrated protective cutoff will switch off the
equipment for safety reasons.
10. Do not use batteries that have been exposed to heat
during the charging process, as the battery cells may have
suffered dangerous damage.
IMPORTANT! Do not press the ON/OFF switch any more
if the protective cut-off has been activated. This may
damage the battery pack.
11. Do not use batteries that have suffered curvature or
deformation during the charging process or those that
exhibit other atypical symptoms (gassing, hissing,
cracking, etc.).
11. Use only original battery packs. The use of other batteries
poses a fire risk and may result in injuries or an explosion.
12. Never fully discharge the battery pack (maximum
recommended depth of discharge is 80%). A complete
discharge of the battery pack will lead to premature aging
of the battery cells.
Protection from environmental influences
1. Wear suitable work clothes. Wear safety goggles.
2. Protect your cordless tool and the battery charger from
moisture and rain. Moisture and rain can cause dangerous
cell damage.
3. Do not use the cordless tool or the battery charger near
vapors and flammable liquids.
4. Use the battery charger and cordless tools only in dry
conditions and at an ambient temperature of 41 – 105°F
(5 – 40.5°C).
5. Do not keep the battery charger in places where the
temperature is liable to reach over 104°F (40°C). In
particular, do not leave the battery charger in a car that is
parked in the sunshine.
6. Protect batteries from overheating. Overloads,
overcharging and exposure to direct sunlight will result
in overheating and cell damage. Never charge or work
with batteries that have been overheated – replace them
immediately, if possible.
7. Store the charger and your cordless tool only in dry
locations with an ambient temperature of 40-105°F
(4.5-40.5°C). Store your lithium-ion battery pack in a cool,
dry place at a temperature of 50-68°F (10-20°C). Protect
the battery pack, charger and cordless tool from humidity
and direct sunlight. Only place fully charged batteries in
storage (charged to at least 40%).
8. Prevent the lithium-ion battery pack from freezing. Battery
packs that were stored below 32°F (0°C) for more than 60
minutes must be discarded.
9. When handling batteries, be wary of electrostatic charge.
Electrostatic discharges can damage the electronic
protection system and the battery cells. Avoid electrostatic
charging and never touch the battery poles.
Safety Symbols
The following table depicts and describes safety symbols that may appear on this product. Read, understand, and follow all
instructions on the machine before attempting to assemble and operate.
MANUAL(S) – Read, understand,
and follow all instructions in the
user manual(s) before attempting
to assemble and operate.
SAFETY ALERT – Indicates a
precaution, a warning, or a danger.
WARNING! Do not expose the unit
to rain or wet conditions. Keep dry.
For protection against injury, wear
safety goggles.
Do not expose to rain or use in
damp locations.
HOT SURFACE – To reduce the
risk of injury or damage, avoid
contact with any hot surface.
operate inflator to result in output
pressure greater than marked
maximum pressure of attachment.
Do not use at pressure greater than
120 PSI.
Indoor use only. Only use battery
charger indoors.
Know Your Cordless Air Compressor
Read the owner’s manual and safety instructions carefully before operating the cordless air compressor. Compare the illustration
below to the cordless air compressor in order to familiarize yourself with the location of the various controls and adjustments.
Save this manual for future reference.
21 22 23
1. Battery charger
9. Tapered adapter
17. LED light
2. Charger plug
10. Sport ball needle
18. Trigger switch
3. Charge socket
11. Air chuck clamp
19. Battery compartment
4. Battery indicators
12. Air chuck
20. Digital gauge
5. Push button for battery indicator
13. Air hose
21. Power button
6. Push lock button
14. Hose storage area
22. Pressure setting (+)
7. 24 V lithium-iON battery
15. Adapter storage area
23. Pressure setting (-)
16. Air hose connector
24. Carrying case
8. Presta valve adapter
Technical Data
Charger Input
100 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.4 A
Charger Output
26 V DC
Charging Time
4 – 5 hours
Battery Voltage*
24 V D.C.
Battery Capacity
2.0 Ah
Battery Type
154 Watt
Air Flow
2.1 gal/min
Working Air Pressure
40 PSI, 2.76 BAR, 276 KPA
(Inflation time varies by item)
450 mA
Max. Air Pressure
120 PSI, 8.27 BAR, 827 KPA
Battery Runtime (Max)
45 min
Digital readout (PSI | BAR | KPA)
Hose Length
10 in. (25.4 cm)
(with battery installed)
3.1 lbs (1.4 kg)
*Initial no-load voltage, when fully charged, peaks at 24 volts; nominal voltage under typical load is 21.6 volts.
Carton Contents
• Cordless air compressor
• Detachable air hose
Charge level button
• Tapered adapter
The battery is at 30% capacity
and requires charging
• Sport ball needle
• Presta Valve adapter
The battery is at 60% capacity
and requires charging soon
• Carrying case
• 24 V lithium-iON battery
The battery is at full capacity
• Battery charger
NOTE: If the charge level button does not appear to be
working, insert the charger and charge as needed.
• Manuals with registration card
1. Carefully remove the air compressor and check to see that
all of the above items are supplied.
NOTE: Immediately after using the battery pack, the charge
level button may display a lower charge than it will if checked
a few minutes later. The battery cells “recover” some of their
charge after resting.
2. Inspect the product carefully to make sure no breakage or
damage occurred during shipping. If you find damaged or
missing parts, DO NOT return the unit to the store. Please
call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer service center at
1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
Light Indicators
Charger Operation
NOTE: Do not discard the shipping carton and packaging
material until you are ready to use your new cordless
air compressor. The packaging is made of recyclable
materials. Properly dispose of these materials in
accordance with local regulations.
mWARNING! Charge only Ecosharp
lithium-iON battery packs with compatible lithium-iON battery
charger. Other types of batteries may cause personal injury
and damage.
IMPORTANT! The equipment and packaging material are
not toys. Do not let children play with plastic bags, foils,
or small parts. These items can be swallowed and pose a
suffocation risk!
To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not allow water to flow
into the charger's AC/DC plug.
When to Charge the Ecosharp® LITE
iBAT24-LTE Lithium-iON Battery
Battery Pack Operation
NOTE: The Ecosharp® LITE iBAT24-LTE lithium-iON battery
packs do not develop a "memory" when charged after only a
partial discharge. Therefore, it is not necessary to run down the
battery pack before inserting the charger plug.
The equipment is powered by a lithium-ion battery. The battery
pack is completely sealed and maintenance free.
Battery Charge Level Indicator
• Use the battery indicator lights to determine when to charge
your Ecosharp® LITE iBAT24-LTE lithium-iON battery pack.
The battery pack is equipped with a push button for checking
the charge level. Simply press the push button to read off the
battery charge level from the LEDs of the battery indicator:
• You can "top-off" your battery pack's charge before starting
a big job or after a long day of use.
• All 3 level monitoring LEDs are lit: Battery charge level
is high.
• 2 level monitoring LEDs are lit: Battery charge level is
decreasing. Stop work as soon as possible.
• 1 level monitoring LED is lit: Battery is flat. Stop work
IMMEDIATELY and charge the battery. Otherwise the
battery’s service life will be greatly shortened.
mWARNING! This charger does not automatically turn off
Charging the Battery
when the battery is fully charged. Please take care not to leave
the battery plugged into the charger. Switch off or unplug the
charger at the mains when charging is complete.
1. Push the push lock button on the battery to pull the
battery pack out from the battery compartment (Fig. 1).
4. Timely recharging of the battery will help prolong the
battery's life. You must recharge the battery pack when
you notice a drop in the equipment's power.
Fig. 1
IMPORTANT! Never allow the battery pack to become fully
discharged as this will cause irreversible damage to the
Installing/Removing Air Hose
1. Remove the battery pack from the air compressor.
Push button
2. Insert the air hose connector into the open end of the air
compressor then tighten it by turning clockwise (Fig. 3).
2. Check that the mains voltage is the same as that marked
on the rating plate of the battery charger. Then, plug the
charger adapter into an appropriate AC power outlet.
Connect the charger plug into the charge socket of the
battery to start charging (Fig. 2).
Fig. 3
Fig. 2
Air hose
3. To remove, turn the air hose connector counter-clockwise
and remove the air hose (Fig. 4).
Fig. 4
3. The battery will take approximately 4 – 5 hours to charge.
The battery indicator LEDs will twinkle and illuminate one
by one during the charging process. Unplug the charger
immediately when the 3 LEDs are all illuminated.
Air hose
mCAUTION! FIRE HAZARD. When disconnecting the
charger from the battery, be sure to unplug the charger from
the outlet first, then disconnect the charger from the battery
mWARNING! Hot surface. To reduce the risk of burns, do
4. Slide the battery into the battery compartment until it
clicks to lock it into position (Fig. 5).
not touch metal clamps of hose assembly.
Inflating with the Air Hose
Fig. 5
The air chuck on the air hose can be used without adapters to
inflate tires or with any item with a valve stem that fits the air
chuck opening.
1. Place air chuck on valve stem (Fig. 6).
2. Push air chuck down so that the threaded section of the
valve stem is inside the air chuck (Fig. 6).
3. Clamp the end of the air chuck down onto the valve stem
by pressing air chuck clamp down until it stops or is
parallel with the air hose.
Air chuck
Fig. 6
To lock
mWARNING! Always wear safety goggles when
Air chuck
Air hose
operating the air compressor. Failure to do so could result
in objects being thrown into your eyes, resulting in possible
serious injury.
Valve stem
mWARNING! Do not use any attachments or accessories
4. To remove, lift air chuck clamp and remove air chuck from
valve stem (Fig.7).
not recommended by the manufacturer of this air compressor.
The use of attachments or accessories not recommended can
result in serious personal injury.
Fig. 7
mWARNING! The air compressor is capable of inflating
to 120 PSI, 8.27 BAR, or 827 KPA max. To avoid over inflation,
carefully follow instructions on items to be inflated. Never
exceed recommended pressures. Use only recommended air
handling parts acceptable for pressure not less than 120 PSI.
To unlock
Air hose
Valve stem
mCAUTION! Do not leave items to be inflated unattended
while air compressor is in use. These items can burst and
could cause serious injury.
mWARNING! The air compressor is not designed to
inflate large volume items such as boats, pools, rafts, large air
beds, etc. It is also not designed for commercial application.
mWARNING! Since the pressure display is not calibrated,
and is therefore not binding for exact values, tire pressure must
be checked using a calibrated measuring device before driving
a vehicle with vehicle tires inflated with the air compressor.
mWARNING! Risk of injury. Do not direct air stream at
Air chuck
Air chuck
Inflating with the Air Hose and Adapters
To use the Presta valve adapter:
1. Loosen Presta valve locking nut (Fig. 10).
The air hose can be used with the provided adapters to inflate
a variety of items.
Fig. 10
1. Insert adapter into air chuck and push air clamp down
until it locks into place (Fig. 8).
2. To remove, lift air chuck clamp and remove adapter from
air chuck (Fig. 8).
Fig. 8
To unlock
Air chuck
Locking nut
To tighten
To loosen
Sport ball
Presta valve stem
To lock
2. Thread Presta valve adapter onto valve stem with larger
open end toward wheel (Fig. 11).
3. Clamp the end of the air chuck down onto the Presta
valve adapter by pressing air chuck clamp down until it
locks into place (Fig. 11).
Presta valve
4. After inflation, remove air chuck and tighten locking nut
(Fig. 10).
Adapter Functions (Fig. 9)
• The tapered adapter can be used on smaller air valves to
inflate items like floats and children's toys, which usually
require the user to inflate them by blowing air into them.
Fig. 11
• The sport ball needle can be used to inflate any type of
sports ball or any other item that requires a sport ball
To unlock
To lock
Air chuck
Air chuck
Air hose
• The Presta valve adapter can be used to inflate Presta valve
stem tires as shown. Before inflating a tire with a Presta
valve, loosen the locking nut to inflate. Once inflation is
complete, tighten the locking nut to seal the tire valve.
Presta valve adapter
Presta valve stem
Fig. 9
Digital Gauge
The digital gauge on the air compressor is multifunctional. It
serves as a pressure gauge, monitors the amount of pressure
being applied to the item being inflated.
Sport ball
To switch from PSI, BAR, or KPA.
Presta valve
1. With gauge ON, press the power button to select the
desired measuring unit (Fig. 12).
Air pressure
Fig. 12
Power button
To set pressure gauge for automatic shut off:
NOTE: Always check and follow the manufacturer’s
recommended pressure, usually located on the door jamb
of your vehicle.
1. With gauge ON, press and hold down [ + ] or [ – ] buttons
to select desired shutoff pressure (Fig. 13).
4. Depress the trigger switch (Fig. 15). If inflating, the air
pressure will appear on the gauge as the item is being
NOTE: Numbers will flash while setting pressure. Holding
buttons down will make the pressure number increase
2. When desired setting has been selected, begin inflating.
Air compressor will shut off once setting is reached.
Fig. 13
Fig. 15
Air pressure
Trigger switch
5. To turn the compressor OFF, press the trigger switch
(+) Button (–) Button
LED Light (Fig. 14)
The air compressor is equipped with a LED light above the
trigger switch to provide additional lighting for operation in
low light conditions. The LED light will turn on when the power
button [ ] is pressed and will stay on for 30 seconds.
6. Remove the thread connector from the tire quickly, and
replace valve stem cap on tire, if required.
mCAUTION! Connector may be hot. Use caution when
mWARNING! To avoid over-inflation of tires, please check
the recommended tire pressure in the vehicle’s owner’s manual. For
bicycle tires, check markings on tire. Use a separate pressure gauge
for a more accurate reading.
mCAUTION! The LCD display must turn on before operating
Fig. 14
the air compressor. Please read and understand the instructions
provided in the manual prior to operation.
Lock-On Button
The air compressor is equipped with a lock-on feature, which
is convenient for continuous inflating for extended periods of
1. To lock on, depress and hold the trigger switch (Fig. 15).
2. Release the trigger switch and the air compressor will
continue running.
LED light
1. Place air chuck over valve stem and press down, readout
will appear on gauge (Fig. 13).
3. To release the lock, press the trigger switch down to stop
(Fig. 15).
Duty Cycle
1. For household use only.
2. To turn the air compressor ON, press and hold the power
button [ ] below the LCD display (Fig. 12).
2. The air compressor is designed for occasional use.
Inflation over a long period will overheat the air
compressor and may cause damage.
NOTE: The digital gauge will automatically shut off when
not in use for 30 seconds or more.
3. The air compressor should not operate for more than 5
minutes at a time, after which it must be switched off
and allowed to cool down for at least 10 minutes before
3. With gauge ON, select the desired shutoff pressure by
pressing [ + ] or [ – ] buttons (Fig. 13). Once it is set, wait a
few seconds until the current tire pressure displays.
Air Hose + Adapters Storage
1. When the air compressor is not in use, press the hose into
the storage area on top of the tool (Fig. 16).
Fig. 16
Cleaning And Maintenance
mWARNING! Do not at any time let brake fluids, gasoline,
petroleum based products, penetrating oils, etc., come in contact with
plastic parts. Chemicals can damage, weaken or destroy plastic which
can result in serious personal injury.
Air hose
• Keep the ventilation slots of the machine clean to prevent
overheating of the engine.
• Regularly clean the machine housing with a soft cloth,
preferably after each use.
• Keep the ventilation slots free from dust and dirt.
• If the dirt does not come off use a soft cloth moistened with
soapy water.
• Never use solvents such as petrol, alcohol, ammonia water,
etc. These solvents may damage the plastic parts.
2. Adapters provided with the air compressor can be placed
in the storage area located on both sides (Fig. 17).
Fig. 17
Our machines have been designed to operate over a long
period of time with a minimum of maintenance. Continuous
satisfactory operation depends upon proper machine care and
regular cleaning.
NOTE: Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® will not be held responsible for
any damage or injuries caused by repair of the air compressor
by an unauthorized person or by mishandling of the air
Spare parts may be ordered online at or via
phone by contacting the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer
service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
Should your appliance need replacement after extended
use, do not dispose of it with the household refuse, but in an
environmentally safe way.
Waste produced by electrical machine items should
not be handled like normal household rubbish. Please
recycle where recycle facilities exist. Check with your
local authority or retailer for recycling advice.
3. Store the tool and all accessories into the carrying case
(Fig. 18).
Air hose
Fig. 18
• If the air compressor does not function, check the battery
and make sure it is charged.
• If the battery does not charge, check the charger adapter
and the charger adapter cable are connected correctly.
Remove the battery pack and allow it to cool down to room
• If there is no pressure, check the adapter and make sure it
is well fitted.
• If the pump operated but article does not inflate, make sure
you are using the correct adapter. Clean the adapter and
check if the adapter is well fitted.
Air compressor
• Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most
plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of
commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
Use clean cloths to remove dirt, dust, oil, grease, etc.
Battery Caution + Disposal
Always dispose of your battery pack according to federal,
state, and local regulations. Contact a recycling agency in your
area for recycling locations.
Model + Serial Numbers
When contacting the company or reordering parts, you will
need to provide the model and serial numbers of your product.
These are found on the decal affixed to the housing or handle
of your cordless compressor. Copy these numbers into the
space provided below.
Record the following numbers from the housing or handle of your
new product:
Model #:
mCAUTION! Even discharged battery packs contain
some energy. Before disposing, use electrical tape to cover
the terminals to prevent the battery pack from shorting, which
could cause a fire or explosion.
2 4
Serial #:
mWARNING! To reduce the risk of injury or explosion,
never burn or incinerate a battery pack even if it is damaged,
dead, or completely discharged. When burned, toxic fumes
and materials are emitted into the surrounding atmosphere.
1. Batteries vary according to device. Consult your manual
for specific information.
2. Install only new batteries of the same type in your product
(where applicable).
3. Failure to insert batteries in the correct polarity, as
indicated in the battery compartment or manual, may
shorten the life of the batteries or cause batteries to leak.
4. Do not mix old and new batteries.
5. Do not mix Alkaline, Standard (Carbon-Zinc), or
Rechargeable (Nickel Cadmium, Nickel Metal Hydride, or
Lithium-Ion) batteries.
6. Do not dispose of batteries in fire. The cell of the battery
may explode.
7. Batteries should be recycled or disposed of as per state
and local guidelines.
Service + Support
• Air compressor service must be performed only by qualified
repair personnel. Service or maintenance performed by
unqualified personnel may result in a risk of injury.
• When servicing an air compressor, use only identical
replacement parts. Follow instructions in the cleaning and
maintenance section of this manual. Use of unauthorized
parts or failure to follow maintenance instructions may
create a risk of shock or injury.
• If your Sun Joe® cordless air compressor requires service
or maintenance, please call the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®
customer service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE
Optional Accessories
mWARNING! ALWAYS use only authorized Snow Joe
+ Sun Joe® replacement parts and accessories. NEVER use
replacement parts or accessories that are not intended for use with this cordless air compressor. Contact Snow Joe® +
Sun Joe® if you are unsure whether it is safe to use a particular replacement part or accessory with your cordless air compressor.
The use of any other attachment or accessory can be dangerous and could cause injury or mechanical damage.
Ecosharp® LITE 24 V 2.0 Ah Lithium-iON Battery
24 V Lithium-iON Battery Charger
NOTE: Accessories are subject to change without any obligation on the part of Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® to provide notice of such
changes. Accessories can be ordered online at or via phone by contacting the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® customer
service center at 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563).
ABOVE ALL ELSE, Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® are dedicated to you, our customer. We strive to make your experience as pleasant
as possible. Unfortunately, there are times when a product does not work or breaks under normal operating conditions. We
think it’s important that you know what you can expect from us. That’s why we created the Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® promise.
OUR PROMISE: Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® warrant new products for two years from the date of purchase. If your product does
not work, or there’s an issue with a specific part, we will fix this by either sending you a free replacement part or by sending
you a new or comparable product at no charge. How cool is that! Before you know it, you’ll be back in action cutting,
sawing, mowing, washing and…?
Snow Joe , LLC (“Snow Joe + Sun Joe ”) strongly encourages
you to register your purchase. You can register online at, or by printing and mailing
in a registration card available online from our website, or
calling our Customer Service Department at 1-866-SNOWJOE
(1-866-766-9563), or by e-mailing us at
Failure to register your product purchase will not diminish your
warranty rights. However, registering your purchase will allow
Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® to better serve you with any of your
customer service needs.
This Warranty does not apply to the Machines that have been used
commercially or in non-household applications. This Warranty
does not cover cosmetic changes that do not affect performance.
This Warranty is only valid if the Machine is used and maintained
in accordance with the instructions, warnings and safeguards
contained in the owner’s manual. Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® will not
be responsible for the cost of any unauthorized warranty repairs.
This warranty does not cover any cost or expense incurred by
the purchaser in providing substitute equipment or service during
reasonable periods of malfunction or non-use of this product
while waiting for a replacement part or unit under this warranty.
Wearing parts like belts, augers, chains and tines are not covered
under this warranty, and can be purchased at or
by calling 1-866-SNOWJOE (1-866-766-9563). Batteries are
covered in full for 90-days from the date of purchase.
This Warranty is extended by Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® to the owner
of this Machine (a “Machine” consists of a product powered by
a motor) for residential and personal household use only. This
Warranty does not apply to products used for commercial, rental
or re-sale purposes. Should ownership of this machine change
during the 2-year period, please update the Machine’s owner
information at
Repair, replacement or refund of the purchase price are the
exclusive remedies of purchaser and the sole liability of Snow Joe®
+ Sun Joe® under this warranty. No employee or representative
of Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® is authorized to make any additional
warranty or any modification to this warranty which may be
binding upon Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®. Accordingly, purchaser
should not rely upon any additional statements made by any
employee or representative of Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®. In no event,
whether based on contract, indemnity, warranty, tort (including
negligence), strict liability or otherwise, shall Snow Joe® +
Sun Joe® be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or
consequential damages, including, without limitation, loss of
profit or revenue.
Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® warrants to the owner that if this Machine
fails within 2 years from the date of purchase due to a defect in
material or workmanship or as a result of normal wear and tear
from ordinary household use, Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® will send a
replacement part or product, as needed, free of charge and with
free shipping to the original purchaser.
If, in Snow Joe® + Sun Joe®’s sole discretion, the failed Machine
cannot be repaired with a part, Snow Joe® + Sun Joe® will elect to
either (A) send a new Machine at no charge and with free shipping
or (B) refund the full purchase price to the owner.
Some states do not allow limits on warranties. In such states, the
above limitations may not apply to you.
Outside the USA, other warranties may apply.
mWARNING! This product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth
defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. For more information go to
mWARNING! This product or its power cord contains chemicals, including lead, known to the State of California
to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. For more information go to
Some dust created by power sanding, sawing, grinding, drilling, and other construction activities
contains chemicals known [to the State of California] to cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. Some
examples of these chemicals are:
• lead from lead-based paints,
• crystalline silica from bricks and cement and other masonry products, and
• arsenic and chromium from chemically-treated lumber.
Your risk from these exposures varies, depending on how often you do this type of work. To reduce your exposure to
these chemicals: work in a well ventilated area, and work with approved safety equipment, such as those dust masks
that are specifically designed to filter out microscopic particles. For more information go to
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