Vector Compact Pro VEC020C Owner`s manual

VEC020C
pro
TM
JUMP-START SYSTEM, AIR COMPRESSOR
AND POWER SUPPLY
Portable, Cordless, Rechargeable 12 Volt DC
OWNER’S MANUAL
& WARRANTY INFORMATION
THIS MANUAL CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING SAFETY,
OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE OF THIS PRODUCT. BEFORE USING,
READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL CAUTIONS, WARNINGS, INSTRUCTIONS AND
PRODUCT LABELS, PLUS YOUR VEHICLE’S BATTERY MANUFACTURER GUIDELINES.
FAILURE TO DO SO COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
4140 SW 28TH WAY, FT. LAUDERDALE, FL 33312
TEL 954-584-4446 • TOLL FREE: 866-584-5504 • FAX 954-584-5556
www.vectormfg.com
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SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNINGS:
Warning statements identify conditions or practices that may result in personal injury or loss of life.
1) When working with lead acid batteries, always make sure immediate assistance is available in case of
accident or emergency.
2) Always use protective eyewear when using this product: contact with battery acid may cause blindness
and/or severe burns, be aware of first aid procedures in case of accidental contact with battery acid.
3) There is a risk of explosive gases being released when lead acid batteries are being charged or discharged.
Failure to follow instructions may cause property damage, explosive hazard, and/or personal injury
4) Make sure the Safety Switch is Off before connecting battery clamps to discharged battery. This will
enable the polarity alarm to function.
5) When connecting the battery clamps to a discharged battery, and an alarm sounds, do NOT turn on the
Safety Switch - the polarity is reversed. Interchange battery clamps before turning the Safety Switch ON.
6) When charging unit from a 110/120-volt ac electrical outlet in any wet or damp area, make sure that
the outlet used is protected by a ground fault interrupt (GFI) Switch.
7) When charging the unit near water, do not allow the electrical cords and outlets to get wet or come near
water-electrical shock could result.
8) Jumpstart procedures should only be performed in a safe, dry, well-ventilated area.
9) Always store battery clamps in built-in holsters when not in use. Never touch battery clamps togetherthis can cause dangerous sparks, power arcing, and/or explosion.
10) When using this unit in proximity to the vehicle’s battery and engine, stand the unit on a flat, stable surface,
and be sure to keep all clamps, cords, clothing and body parts away from moving vehicle components.
11) Do not wear vinyl clothing when jumpstarting a vehicle-friction can cause dangerous static electricity
sparks. Remove all jewelry or metal objects that could cause short circuits or react with battery acid.
12) Always disconnect the negative (Black) jumper cable first: followed by the positive (Red) jumper cable.
13) Never allow red and black clamps to touch each other or another common metal conductor-this could
cause damage to the unit and/or create sparking/explosion hazard. Always store battery clamps in
built-in holsters when not in use.
14) Do not expose battery to fire or intense heat as it may explode. Before disposing of the battery, protect
exposed terminals with heavy-duty electrical tape to prevent shorting (shorting can result in injury or fire).
15) Do not smoke or use inflammable items (matches, cigarette lighters, etc.) while working on a vehicle’s
battery system.
16) Keep unit out of reach of children (whether stored, or in use)!
FIRST AID:
• SKIN: If battery acid comes in contact with skin, rinse immediately with water, then wash thoroughly
with soap and water. If redness, pain, or irritation occurs, seek immediate medical attention.
• EYES: If battery acid comes in contact with eyes, flush eyes immediately-for minimum of 15 minutesseek immediate medical attention.
CAUTIONS:
Caution statements advise against certain conditions and practices that may result in damage to
vehicles, appliances and/or The START-IT Compact Pro Jumpstart System.
IMPORTANT:
Although this unit is delivered in a partially-charged state - you must fully charge it with the supplied
110/120 Volt AC charger for a full 24 hours before using it for the first time. You can not overcharge
the unit using the AC charger method.
1) Use only the supplied cords/adapters for recharging this unit. Do not recharge for more than 3-4 hours
maximum using 12 Volt DC method. Recharge unit after each use.
2) All On/Off switches should be in the OFF position when the unit is charging or not in use. Make sure all
switches are in the OFF position before connection to a power source or load.
3) Never insert anything other than the supplied power/recharging cords or recommended appliance power/
recharging cords into the 12 Volt DC charging/power socket on this unit. Do not use any accessory that is
not recommended or provided by the manufacturer.
4) Do not use this unit to operate appliances that draw more than 20 amps.
5) This system is designed to be used only on vehicles with 12 Volt DC battery systems. Do not connect to a
6 Volt or 24 Volt battery system.
6) This system is not designed to be used as a replacement for a vehicular battery. Do not attempt to operate a
vehicle that does not have a battery installed.
7) Vehicles that have on-board computerized systems may be damaged if vehicle battery is jumpstarted.
Before jump-starting, read the vehicle’s owner’s manual to confirm that external-starting assistance is advised.
8) Excessive engine cranking can damage a vehicle’s starter motor. If the engine fails to start after the recommended
number of attempts. Discontinue jumpstart procedures and look for other problems that may need to be corrected.
9) Although this unit contains a non-spillable battery, it is recommended that unit be kept upright during
storage, use and recharging. To avoid possible damage that may shorten the unit’s working life, protect
it from direct sunlight, direct heat and/or moisture.
10) Check unit periodically for wear and tear. Replace worn or defective parts immediately contact Vector
customer service department at (954) 584-4446.
11) Do not attempt to jump-start a frozen battery.
12) Never submerge this unit in water.
13) DO NOT over-inflate tires.
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CONTENTS
1. INTRODUCTION ................................................................................. 4,5
2. USING START-IT COMPACT PRO™ AS A JUMPSTART SYSTEM .............. 5,6
2.1 Easy, Step-by-Step Jumpstarting Instructions ...................................................... 6,7
3. CHARGING/RECHARGING ................................................................. 7
3.1 110/120-Volt AC Charging ............................................................................. 8
3.2 12-Volt DC Charging ....................................................................................... 8
3.3 Estimated Battery Life ....................................................................................... 8
4. OPERATING AS A PORTABLE POWER SUPPLY ..................................... 9
5. EMERGENCY/WORK LIGHT ................................................................ 9
6. COMPRESSOR/TIRE INFLATOR ........................................................... 9
6.1 Compressor Use ............................................................................................... 10
6.2 Warnings for Compressor Use .......................................................................... 10
6.3 Tire Inflation or Products w/ Valve Stem ............................................................ 10
6.4 Inflate other Articles (w/out Valve Stem) ............................................................ 10
6.5 Typical Inflation Times ...................................................................................... 10
7. REPLACEMENT PARTS ......................................................................... 11
7.1 Battery Disposal ............................................................................................... 11
7.2 Battery Replacement ......................................................................................... 11
7.3 Battery Disposal ............................................................................................... 11
8. SPECIFICATIONS ................................................................................ 11
WARRANTY ....................................................................................... 12
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1.
INTRODUCTION
Congratulations on selecting the Vector® START-IT COMPACT PRO™ JUMPSTART SYSTEM,
AIR COMPRESSOR and 12 VOLT DC POWER SUPPLY. This compact jumpstarter is unique in
the amount of energy it can supply for it’s size. The internal battery is a Vector-developed high
density sealed lead acid battery that stores and delivers energy comparable to full sized
ordinary jumpstarters. Please read this guide carefully before use to ensure optimum
performance and avoid damage to the unit or items that you are using it with.
A standard feature of this model is a high pressure, self-contained tire compressor with lighted
gauge. This compressor allows quick inflation of vehicle tires to 260 PSI and with supplied
adapter nozzles, inflates beach balls, rafts and virtually any low-pressure inflatables. Three
different sized nozzles allow for easy connection to all popular inflatables.
The Vector® START-IT COMPACT PRO™ JUMPSTART SYSTEM & 12 VOLT DC POWER SUPPLY
is a compact, durable and portable jumpstart system for vehicles and boats that have a
standard 12-Volt battery system. This self-contained, rechargeable system will start most
vehicles and boats without the need for a host vehicle or 110/120 Volt AC power supply. It can
also be used as a safe, portable source of 12-volt DC electric power in remote locations and/
or emergency situations. It is ideal for use with Vector 12 Volt DC cordless, portable, rechargeable products and MAXX® DC/AC Power Inverters. Use the START-IT COMPACT PRO™ to:
– Jumpstart: Any engine system with a standard 12 Volt DC battery: boat, truck, car, airplane,
RV, personal watercraft, snowmobile, garden tractor, gasoline engine generator, etc.
– Operate: 12-volt DC Fans, inflators, fluorescent work lights, cellular phones*, spotlights,
TVs, portable radios, cassette or CD players, and more. *Can quick-charge a cellular
phone by using the phone’s 12-volt DC adapter cord.-Operate: Certain 110/120 Volt AC
Accessories (requires a Vector 12 volt power inverter, sold separately) .
The START-IT COMPACT PRO SYSTEM has an easy-to-read, series of LED (Light Emitting Diode)
charge indicators that show when the unit is fully charged, or the level of charge in the battery.
Charge level can be viewed when the charge status push button is pressed. A 12 Volt DC
cigarette lighter-type socket is provided for use with appliances that can operate from a vehicle
cigarette lighter. This allows maximum portability and utility when the START-IT
COMPACT PRO is used in remote locations.
START-IT COMPACT PRO™ can be recharged from any standard 110/120 Volt AC power
source using the supplied AC Recharge Adapter. The adapter’s barrel connector attaches to the
Recharge Port on the top panel of the junpstarter. A built-in 12-volt appliance socket and the
appropriate DC/DC charging/adapter cord is used to recharge the battery from another
12 volt DC source. When pressed, the CHARGE STATUS button will show the battery ‘s power
level status (from Low to Full). The green LED full indicator illuminates when the unit is fully
recharged and charging can be discontinued. An ON/OFF switch operates the built-in work/
emergency light.
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FIGURE 1
2
3
7
5
6
4
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1. 12 Volt DC Accessory Socket, with 20 amp overload protection
2. Safety ON/OFF Power Switch (No Key Required)
3. Charge Status Push Button
4. LED Charging/Battery Status Indicators
5. Heavy-Duty #6AWG Welding Quality Jumper Cables
6. Heavy-Duty, 350 Amp Copper Clamps
7. Exclusive, Quick-Release, Clamp Holsters
8. 110/120-Volt UL approved AC/DC Charging Adapter Cord
9. 12 Volt DC/DC Charging Adapter Cord
10. Built-in Emergency Work light
11. Light ON/OFF Switch
12. AC Recharge Adapter barrel connector receptacle
ADDITIONAL FEATURES:
• Heavy duty, professional quality
• Easy-to-use: emergency jumpstarter for cars, light trucks, jet skis, snowmobiles, farm
equipment, airplanes, boats, small SUVs and RVs, garden tractors, gasoline engine
generators (almost any 12 Volt battery system)
• Provides Instant 12 Volt DC Power - whenever, and wherever it’s needed
• Ideal for farm/ranch, home, tailgate parties, beach, picnic, campsite, wilderness, utility power
outages, emergency repair, etc
• Includes non-spillable, maintenance-free, heavy-duty, new high energy density 15 amp hour
sealed battery
• Sturdy and unique compact design provides up to 35 hours of completely portable 12 Volt
DC power
• Safe to use, transport, and store. Includes an audible polarity alarm
• Requires no maintenance (other than recharging) for optimum operation
• Automatic taper charge for AC recharge
• Audible alarm for reverse polarity
• Molded high-impact case is tough and durable
• Easy-to-read LED battery charging/status indicators
• Built-in work/emergency light with ultra-bright krypton bulb for roadside repairs and use in
remote locations without utility power
WARNING:
Never insert anything other than the supplied power/recharging cords or recommended
appliance power/recharging cords into the charging or power receptacles on this unit.
IMPORTANT:
The safety ON/OFF switch should be in the OFF position when the unit is charging or not
in use.
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USING THE START-IT COMPACT PRO™ AS A JUMPSTART SYSTEM
WARNINGS:
1. Before using this system to jump start any vehicle or boat, read and understand all
instructions, safety tips, warnings and cautions, and first aid information provided in this
manual and on the product labeling. Additional important information may also be
provided by the vehicle ‘s battery system manufacturer.
2. Be aware of first aid procedures before attempting jumpstart procedure.
3. Always wear protective eyewear when working with a lead acid-type battery.
4. Do not smoke or use inflammable items (matches, cigarette lighters, etc.) while working on a
vehicle’s battery system.
5. When using this jumpstarter in proximity to the vehicle ‘s battery and engine, stand the unit
on a flat, stable surface, and be sure to keep all cords and cables well away from any
moving parts.
6. Check unit periodically for wear and tear. Replace worn or defective parts immediately contact Vector Customer Service Department at (954) 584-4446 ext.19, toll-free: (954)
584-5504 or through our internet address: www.vectormfg.com.
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7. Do not attempt to jumpstart a frozen battery.
8. NEVER submerge this unit in water.
9. Do not wear vinyl clothing when jumpstarting a vehicle-friction can cause dangerous static
electricity sparks. Remove all jewelry or metal objects-they can cause short circuits or react
with battery acid to cause severe burns. Remove or secure any loose clothing items, and
restrain long hair, before attempting jumpstart procedure.
WARNINGS:
Lead-acid batteries generate hydrogen gas during normal operation. More gas is generated
when the battery is charging. Hydrogen gas is:
• Explosive
• Poisonous to Breathe
• Highly Flammable
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE OF THE START-IT
COMPACT PRO™ JUMPSTART SYSTEM:
CAUTIONS:
I. To avoid possible damage that may shorten the unit’s working life, protect this unit from
direct sunlight, direct heat and moisture.
2. This system is to be used ONLY on vehicles, boats, garden tractors and gasoline powered
generators with 12 Volt DC battery systems.
3. This system is NOT designed to be installed as a replacement for a vehicular battery.
4. Vehicles that have on-board computerized systems may be damaged if vehicle battery is
jump-started. Before jumpstarting this type of vehicle, read the vehicle’s owner’s manual to
confirm that external-starting assistance is advised.
5. Excessive engine cranking can damage the vehicle ‘s starter motor. If the engine fails to start
after the recommended number of attempts, discontinue jumpstart procedure and look for
other problems that may need to be corrected.
FIGURE 2–SIDE VIEW
CABLE CLAMP
HOLSTERS
COMPRESSOR
ON/OFF
SWITCH
CABLE CLAMP
2.1
EASY, STEP-BY-STEP JUMPSTARTING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Turn OFF vehicle ignition and all accessories (radio, a/c, lights, cell phone, etc.). Place
vehicle in “park” and set the emergency brake.
2. Make sure jumpstart system’s Safety Switch is turned OFF.
3. Remove booster clamps from protective holster (fig. 2): simply squeeze the handles and
pull down on the clamp.
Follow procedure for negative or positive grounded system, as follows:
NEGATIVE GROUNDED SYSTEM:
(NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL IS CONNECTED TO CHASSIS-MOST COMMON METHOD:
4. Connect positive (+) red clamp to vehicle battery ‘s positive terminal.
5. Connect negative (-) black clamp to chassis or a solid, non-moving, metal vehicle component
or body part. Never clamp directly to negative battery terminal or moving part. If the audible
alarm sounds, the polarity is not correct. Reverse the connections.
DO NOT TURN ON THE SAFETY SWITCH WITH ALARM SOUNDING.
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POSITIVE GROUND SYSTEMS:
NOTE: In the rare event that the vehicle to be started has a Positive Grounded System (positive
battery terminal is connected to chassis): Replace step 4 and 5 above with steps, 4a and
4b and then proceed to steps 6 through 8 below.
4a. Connect negative (-) black clamp to vehicle battery ‘s negative terminal.
5a. Connect positive (+) red clamp to vehicle chassis or a solid, non-moving,
metal vehicle component or body part. DO NOT clamp directly to positive
battery terminal or moving part.
6. Turn jumpstart system ‘s power switch to ON position.
7. Start vehicle (do not turn key for longer than 5-6 seconds).
8. After vehicle starts, turn jumpstart system ‘s Safety Switch to OFF position. Remove clamps
(disconnect the negative (Black) jumper cable first; followed by the positive (Red) jumper
cable) and replace them in the built-in storage holsters. Squeeze the handles and slide the
clamp into position and release your grip.
CAUTIONS:
1.If engine fails to start, leave ignition key turned off, make sure safety switch is off and
disconnect the negative (-) clamp first, then the positive (+) clamp. Try again later - the engine
may be flooded.
2. Recharge jumpstart system after each use.
WARNINGS:
• Always disconnect the engine jumper clamp first; followed by the battery jumper clamps
• Never allow red and black clamps to touch each other or another common metal conductor
– this could cause damage to the unit and/or create sparking/explosion hazard
• There is a risk of explosive gases being released when batteries are improperly charged or
discharged, failure to follow instructions may cause property damage, explosive hazard,
and/or personal injury
• Always use protective eyewear when using this product: contact with battery acid may cause
blindness and/or severe burns
• Keep out of reach of children
• ALWAYS store battery clamps in built-in holsters when not in use and never touch battery
clamps together-this can cause dangerous sparks, power arcing and/or explosion
FIRST AID:
• Skin: If battery acid comes in contact with skin, rinse immediately with water, then wash
thoroughly with soap and water–If redness, pain, or irritation occurs, seek immediate
medical attention.
• Eyes: If battery acid comes in contact with eyes, flush eyes immediately for minimum of 15
minutes - SEEK IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.
3.
CHARGING/RECHARGING
For maximum battery life, we recommend that the START-IT COMPACT PRO™ system be kept
fully charged at all times. If the battery is allowed to remain in a discharged state, battery life
will be shortened. NOTE: Recharging battery after each use will prolong battery life; frequent
discharges between recharges will reduce battery life.
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3.1
110/120-VOLT AC CHARGING
IMPORTANT:
• MAKE SURE ALL SWITCHES ARE TURNED OFF DURING RECHARGING
• Charge unit for full 24 hours, prior to first use
• Recharge unit fully after each use
• Recharge unit every two months, when it has not been used
CAUTION: Make sure compressor switch is off otherwise the battery will not accept the
charge.
1. Simply plug the 110/120 volt AC plug of the AC/DC adapter/charger cord into any
standard 110/120 volt AC wall outlet.
2. Plug the barrel connector attached to the AC/DC adapter cord into the small barrel
receptacle on the jumpstarter.
3. Charge this device for at least 14-16 hours or until the FULL indicator lights.
4. When charging is completed and the FULL light lights, remove the power cord and store in a
safe place.
NOTE: The unit cannot be overcharged using the AC method.
3.2
12 VOLT DC CHARGING
The START-IT COMPACT PRO™ system also comes with a DC/DC charging cord, for
recharging the unit from a 12 volt DC cigarette lighter socket in a vehicle or boat.
NOTE: This recharging method will NOT recharge the unit as effectively as recharging from a
110/120 volt AC outlet. The 12 Volt DC recharging procedure is recommended only
when it is necessary, as continued use of the 12 Volt DC recharging procedure may shorten
the battery system’s life.
WARNING:
Do not recharge for more than 3-4 hours maximum using 12 Volt DC method.
NOTE: If unit is fully discharged, it is recommended that the vehicle being used for recharging
be left running while the unit is being charged via the 12 Volt DC method.
1. Insert one end of the DC/DC charging cord into the 12 Volt DC cigarette lighter receptacle
on the vehicle or boat.
2. Insert the plug at the other end of this power cord into the 12 Volt DC receptacle on the front
panel of the unit.
3. Charge the unit until the green FULL indicator lights when Charge Status Indicator Button is
pressed. DO NOT EXCEED 3-4 HOURS MAXIMUM.
4. When charging is completed, remove the power cord and store in a safe place.
3.3
ESTIMATED BATTERY LIFE
Table I shows the relationship of the frequency of use between recharging and the expected
number of discharge/recharge cycles.
Table I - Estimated Battery Life
BETWEEN RECHARGES (LIFETIME OF UNIT BATTERY)
USE
RECHARGES
1 ................................................................ 1000+
5 ................................................................ 700+
10 ............................................................... 500+
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4.
OPERATION AS A 12 VOLT PORTABLE POWER SUPPLY
NOTE: Make sure that the unit ‘s Safety ON/OFF switch is ALWAYS in the OFF position when
using the 12 Volt DC accessory outlet.
1. Lift up the cover of the unit‘s 12 Volt DC cigarette lighter-type accessory receptacle (See Figure 1).
2. Insert the 12 volt DC plug from the appliance into the receptacle on the unit.
3. Switch on the appliance, and operate as usual.
CAUTION: Do not use this unit to operate appliances that draw more than 20 amps.
Estimated 12 volt DC usage times
Table II shows the estimated 12 volt DC operation times when using a fully-charged system.
Table II - START-IT COMPACT PRO™ as a 12 Volt DC Power Supply
APPLIANCE TYPE ESTIMATED POWER ESTIMATED USAGE CONSUMPTION (IN WATTS) TIME (IN HOURS)
CELL PHONE ................................................... 1 .................................. 120 hrs. Talk Time
FLUORESCENT LIGHT ...................................... 4 .............................................. 30
RADIO, FAN, DEPTH FINDER ........................... 9 .............................................. 14
CAMCORDER, VCR, SPOTLIGHT ..................... 15 .............................................. 8
POWER TOOLS, BILGE PUMP ......................... 24 .............................................. 5
ELECTRIC COOLER ......................................... 48 .............................................. 3
CAR VACUUM ............................................... 80 ............................................ 1.0
NOTE: ALL TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND BASED UPON A FULLY CHARGED UNIT.
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EMERGENCY/WORK LIGHT
The Work light is controlled by it’s On/Off switch. Make sure the lamp is turned OFF when the
unit is being recharged or stored.
6.
AIR COMPRESSOR/TIRE INFLATOR
The built-in 12 Volt DC air compressor is the ultimate compressor for all Vehicles, trailer tires
and recreational inflatables. Three different sized nozzles are supplied. Each nozzle will clip on
the end of the standard tire valve connector located at the free end of the compressor hose. The
compressor nozzles are stored inside the Cable Hatch. The compressor hose with tire fitting is
stored in a retaining channel between the jumper cable channels on the rear of the unit. The
compressor’s ON/OFF Switch is located on the side of the Main Unit near the AC Recharge
Port. The compressor can operate long enough to fill up to 3 average sized tires before the
battery must be recharged. See figure 3 for Hose and Nozzle storage.
FIGURE 3–BACK VIEW
COMPRESSOR
HOSE
LIGHTED
GAUGE
NOZZLES
TIRE VALVE
NOZZLE
STORAGE
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6.1
COMPRESSOR USE
IMPORTANT: Read Instructions Carefully To Avoid Possible Injury Or Property Damage.
The compressor may be used by removing the air hose from it’s storage channel and if
required, fitting an appropriate nozzle to the air hose. An On/Off switch located on the side
of the unit controls the power to the compressor and the gauge light. Refer to Figures 2 and 3
for locations of compressor hose, nozzle storage hatch and hose. Return hose to it’s storage
compartment after use.
6.2
WARNINGS FOR COMPRESSOR USE
The compressor is capable of inflating up to 260 pounds per square inch (PSI) pressure. To
avoid over-inflation, carefully follow instructions on articles to be inflated. Never exceed
recommended pressures. Bursting articles can cause serious injury. Always check pressure with
the pressure gauge. Never leave compressor unattended while in use. Allow unit to cool after
10 minutes of continuous operation.
6.3
TIRE INFLATION OR PRODUCTS WITH A VALVE STEM
1. Place connector (chuck) on valve stem.
2. Push connector toward valve stem and close thumb latch.
3. Make sure connector is pushed on to valve stem as far as possible before closing thumb latch.
4. Check pressure with the pressure gauge (Refer to paragraph 6.5).
5. When desired pressure is reached, open thumb latch and remove connector from valve stem.
6. Turn OFF Compressor Power Switch.
7. Store compressor hose and tire fitting in storage compartment.
IMPORTANT: Always leave the thumb latch in the open position when storing unit.
6.4
INFLATE OTHER ARTICLES (WITHOUT VALVE STEM)
Inflation of other items requires use of one of the adapters (nozzles).
1. Open the hatch and remove the nozzles noting their storage positions.
2. Insert appropriate adaptor (e,g. needle) into connector (chuck) and close thumb latch.
3. Refer to “Typical Inflation Times” for approximate pressure and time. Small items such as
volleyballs, footballs, etc. inflate very rapidly.
4. Insert adaptor (e.g needle) into item to inflate to appropriate pressure.
6. Turn ON compressor switch - inflate to desired pressure or fullness (refer to paragraph 5.5).
7. Remove adaptor.
6.5
TYPICAL INFLATION TIMES
The following are approximate pressure and inflation times for various items.
WARNING:
Always follow tire manufacturers recommendations for pressure on item to be inflated.
VEHICLE AND TRAILER TIRES
TIRE SIZE
155/80R
185/70R
235/75R
235/85R
PRESSURE
13"
14"
15"
16"
.......................................... 26 psi
.......................................... 30 psi
.......................................... 30 psi
.......................................... 50 psi
TIME FROM “0” PRESSURE
................................................ 2.50 min.
................................................ 4.50 min.
................................................ 6.50 min.
.............................................. 16.00 min.
BICYCLE TIRES
PRESSURE
TIME FROM “0” PRESSURE
27 x 1" racing ......................................... 10 psi .................................................. 40 sec.
TIRE SIZE
INFLATABLE ARTICLES
PRESSURE
TIME FROM “0” PRESSURE
Football ................................................... 13 PSI .............................................. 24 seconds
Basketball ................................................. 9 PSI ............................................... 20 seconds
Volleyball ................................................. 5 PSI ................................................. 6 seconds
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TIRE SIZE
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REPLACEMENT PARTS
For replacement parts (bulbs, batteries, fuses, etc.), contact Vector Customer Service:
(954) 584-4446 or toll-free (866) 584-5504.
7.1
BULB REPLACEMENT
Tools needed - small Phillips screwdriver.
1. Unscrew (counterclockwise) and remove two Phillips screws.
2. Remove the lens cover.
3. Remove the burned-out bulb.
4. Replace with a new bulb (12-volt 0.2 amp Krypton bulb).
5. Snap the lens cover back into place.
6. Replace (clockwise) the screws and carefully tighten. Do not over tighten!
7.2
BATTERY REPLACEMENT
It is recommended that the unit be returned to Vector Customer Service for battery replacement:
Contact (954) 584-4446 or toll-free (866) 584-5504 ext.19.
WARNINGS:
• Do not dispose of the battery in fire as this may result in an explosion
• Before disposing of the battery, protect exposed terminals with heavy-duty electrical tape to
prevent shorting (shorting can result in injury or fire)
• Do not expose battery to fire or intense heat as it may explode
7.3
BATTERY DISPOSAL:
This unit contains a maintenance-free, non-spillable, sealed lead-acid battery–this battery is fully
recyclable and should be accepted at any location that accepts common automotive starter batteries.
Examples of places that accept these batteries are: County or municipal recycling drop-off centers,
scrap metal dealers and retailers who sell automotive replacement lead acid starter batteries. For
more information on recycling this battery, call toll-free 877/288-7722.
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SPECIFICATIONS
Model ..................................................................................... VEC020C Voltage 12 VDC
Boost Power ................................................................ 350 Instantaneous Cranking Amps
Peak Ampere Power ........................................................................................ 900 Amps
Battery Type .......................... Sealed, high energy density, AGM, lead-acid, rechargeable,
............................................................. maintenance-free, 12 volt DC, 15 Amp-hour
Bulb ......................................................................................... 12 Volt 0.2 Amp Krypton
Booster Cables ................................. #6AWG welding cable with 350 Amp copper clamps
Accessory Socket .............................................................. Self-Resetting Breaker 20 Amps
Charging Cord ................................................................................................ 12 Volt DC
Adapter/Charger ...................................... 110/120 Volt AC(500mA, 12 Volt DC Output)
Reverse Polarity Detection .......................................................................... 1.5 Volts (min)
HEIGHT ................................................................................................ 8.5 in. (21.6 cm)
DEPTH ..................................................................................................... 8.25 in (21 cm)
WIDTH .................................................................................................... 9.8 in(24.9 cm)
WEIGHT ............................................................................................. 12.5 Lbs (5.67 Kg)
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VECTOR 120 DAY/TWO YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PROGRAM
This limited warranty program is the only one that applies to this product, and it sets forth all the
responsibilities of Vector Manufacturing, Ltd., regarding this product. There is no other warranty, other
than those described herein.
This Vector Manufacturing, Ltd. product is warranted, to the original purchaser only, to be free of defects in
materials and workmanship for 120 days from the date of purchase without additional charge. This
warranty may be extended to two years from date of purchase by paying an Extended Warranty fee (see
below). The warranty does not extend to subsequent purchasers or users. Vector Manufacturing, Ltd. will
not be responsible for any amount of damage in excess of the retail purchase price of the product under
any circumstances. Incidental and consequential damages are specifically excluded from coverage under
this warranty.
This product is not intended for commercial use. This warranty does not apply to accessories or damage to
units from misuse or incorrect installation. Misuse includes wiring or connecting to improper polarity
power sources.
RETURN/REPAIR POLICY: Defective products, other than accessories, may be returned postage prepaid to
Vector Manufacturing. Any defective product, other than accessories, that is returned to Vector Manufacturing within 30 days of the date of purchase will be replaced free of charge. If such a product is returned
more than 30 days but less than 120 days from the purchase date, Vector Manufacturing will repair the
unit or, at its option, replace it free of charge. If The Extended Warranty was activated, this repair or
replacement period extends to two years from the purchase date.
If the unit is repaired, new or reconditioned replacement parts may be used, at Vector Manufacturing’s
option. A unit may be replaced with a new or reconditioned unit of the same or comparable design. The
repaired or replaced unit will then be warranted under the terms of the remainder of the warranty period.
The customer is responsible for the shipping charges on all returned items. During the warranty period,
Vector Manufacturing, Ltd. will be responsible for the return shipping charges.
LIMITATIONS: This warranty does not cover accessories, bulbs, fuses and batteries, defects resulting from
normal wear and tear (including chips, scratches, abrasions, discoloration or fading due to usage or
exposure to sunlight), accidents, damage during shipping to our service facility, alterations, unauthorized
use or repair, neglect, misuse, abuse, failure to follow instructions for care and maintenance, fire, flood,
and Acts of God.
If your problem is not covered by this warranty, call our Technical Support Department at
(954) 584-4446 or toll free at 866-584-5505 for general repair information and charges if applicable.
You may also contact us through our website at www.vectormfg.com.
STATE LAW RIGHTS: This warranty gives you specific legal rights. Some states do not allow limitations on
how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,
so the exclusions or limitations stated herein may not apply. This warranty gives the purchaser specific
legal rights; other rights, which vary from state to state, may apply.
TO REQUEST WARRANTY SERVICE FOR THIS PRODUCT: Contact Vector Manufacturing
Technical Support by telephone, fax or mail. We suggest that you keep the original packaging in case you
need to ship the unit. When returning a product, include your name, address, phone number, dated sales
receipt (or copy), and a description of the reason for return and product serial number. After repairing or
replacing the unit, we will make every effort to return it to you within four weeks.
WARRANTY ACTIVATION: Please complete Warranty Activation Card and mail to Vector
Manufacturing. If activating Extended Two Year Warranty, (total two years) enclose check or money order
for $25.00 Enter “VEC020C” as Model and CompactPro/Compressor as “Product Type”.
All Vector Manufacturing, Ltd. products must be registered within (30) days of purchase to activate this
warranty. Mail the completed registration form, along with a copy of the original sales receipt to:
ATTN.: CUSTOMER SERVICE / VECTOR MANUFACTURING, Ltd.
4140 SW 28th Way, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33312
PH: 954-584-4446 • TOLL FREE: 866-584-5504 • Fax: 954-584-5556.
You may also contact us at our web site www.vectormfg.com.
WARRANTY MUST BE PURCHASED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF PRODUCT PURCHASE DATE.
WARRANTY IS NON-TRANSFERABLE AND NON-REFUNDABLE.
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