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TACKLIFE T8 800A Peak 18000mAh Car Jump Starter with LCD Display up to 6 5L Gas 5 5L Diesel engine 12V Auto Battery Booster with Smart Jumper Cable Quick Charger

Last Updated: August 18, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.0
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
127
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
4
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LCD
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Review Summary - 123 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Charging
 30
charged, start, car, jump starter, v
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It comes with power bank which charges iPhone or iPad and it's very helpful to me for charging my kids iPad for long journeys.  ...  "
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" ...  A lot of people say they have issues charging this T8, but it is simple just turn the power slider on and it will start charging. ... I use is as a portable powerbank and a jump starter, yes it takes a little less while to charge but it jumps in seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  Will start a car many times on one charge. ... Still showed 85% full after starting my 1.9 petrol with a completely dead battery plus I can use it to charge my phone (via the usb sockets) too.  ...  "
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" ...  When it arrived I charged it then used it to charge my iPhone and iPad which it did with no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  I guess the battery connector leads could be slightly longer but it’s nice and compact despite its power.  ...  "
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" ...  Some additional features such as flashlight with solid, s.o.s and hazard could be v useful when required and will even charge your phone with correct usb attachment.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s been in my car now about a month after being fully charged ... After use I checked power levels and it said it was 99% charged  ...  "
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" ...  This thing is crazy good, I bought 3 different chargers/boosters to start my van. ... This thing starts it easy, used 10% charge to start my van from completly dead.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 25
charge, start, charged, flat battery, dead battery
+72%
-28%
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" ...  It's unbelievable that a battery so small can deliver so much power, to spin 1.7 diesel.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s been in my car now about a month after being fully charged ... Yesterday 4th of July 2019, my neighbour had a flat battery , naturally I offered assistance ... After use I checked power levels and it said it was 99% charged  ...  "
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" ...  Very impressed as it only consumed 1% of the battery capacity.  ...  "
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" ...  This thing starts it easy, used 10% charge to start my van from completly dead.  ...  "
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" ...  Will start a car many times on one charge. ... Still showed 85% full after starting my 1.9 petrol with a completely dead battery plus I can use it to charge my phone (via the usb sockets) too.  ...  "
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" ...  came charged to 62%,l charged to 100% in about 30 mins . ... and whats more restated a further 2 times and still showing 100% charge  ...  "
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" ...  Mine came with 65% charge. ... Either send them fully charged and ready to use, or not charged so that the customer can fully charge it ready for use.  ...  "
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" ...  I guess the battery connector leads could be slightly longer but it’s nice and compact despite its power.  ...  "
Size
 16
carry, small, neat, lightweight, fully
+100%
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" ...  Not actually used it yet but it seems solid is very compact and delivers peace of mind.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product, compact, carry case holds everything you need.  ...  "
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" ...  Its compact and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  like the switching off and the ability to charge laptops and phones when traveling  ...  "
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" ...  Super lightweight and simple product 👍  ...  "
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" ...  It’s small neat and lightweight but does all the things you could expect and is really good value  ...  "
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" ...  To start my car , so quick and easy , and carry around in the car at al times.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is very well made , it feels a product of quality and comes in a sleek design with a carry case  ...  "
Ease of Use
 10
simple, product, use, seems, instructions
+90%
-10%
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" ...  It’s easy to use and also has a torch on it as well so that I can check on my bonnet when it is dark.  ...  "
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" ...  Its compact and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  The product seems robust and we made and is simple to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good and compacted and simple to use  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to use too as this was the 1st time for me jump starting anything and done it on my own.  ...  "
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" ...  Super lightweight and simple product 👍  ...  "
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" ...  Seems easy to use, although I haven't yet tried to start a vehicle with it, as it just arrived yesterday (therefore no rating of durability).  ...  "
Build Quality
 10
leads, feels, comes, well made, piece of kit
+90%
-10%
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" ...  The jumpstart a fit easily in my boot and comes in a protective case and also comes with all the cables required for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Appears well-constructed.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is very well made , it feels a product of quality and comes in a sleek design with a carry case  ...  "
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" ...  Like all Tacklife items that have acquired this is abeautifully constructed and well thought out piece of kit contained in an attractive hard case.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought to jump start flat car battery but not used yet.looks and feels good quality  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality is top notch and the high quality case it comes with ensures it stays in A1 condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Not super light, but I don't find it too heavy, and it feels well made and like it will last.  ...  "
Fit
 8
car, fit, straight, started, leads
+75%
-25%
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" ...  The jumpstart a fit easily in my boot and comes in a protective case and also comes with all the cables required for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Once attached the car started straight away.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to fit in the glovebox just in case  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent product, compact, carry case holds everything you need.  ...  "
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" ...  Case is compact, sturdy and fits nicely in the compartment in our boot.  ...  "
Setup
 5
start, followed, engine, easy
+60%
-40%
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" ...  I followed the instructions and it start the engine after the first attempt.  ...  "
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" ...  the connectivity is good, and the instructions are fine. ... No fuss, just follow the instructions, make sure the leads are connected the right way round (it tells you if they're not) and start the engine within the specified time.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 5
start, car, used, started, review
+60%
-40%
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" ...  After using it, the car started immediately after lying for 2 months without starting.  ...  "
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" ...  It started a Peugeot 107 with ease, although the car hadn't run for a few months it took four attempts before it fired up and ran and the battery held up fine for all four attempts.  ...  "
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" ...  I work in the motor trade and this item has been used several times and worked every time  ...  "
Cables
 5
jump, van, good, car, cable
+60%
-40%
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" ...  The jumpstart a fit easily in my boot and comes in a protective case and also comes with all the cables required for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Other than that I can’t fault this product at all, even the jump cables themselves are the most solid ones I’ve seen so far.  ...  "
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" ...  v compact and light with all the cables and ports I might need - all good and tidy  ...  "
For Travel
 4
car, charge
+100%
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" ...  I'm still supprised how something this little can jump start a car, took it camping as a power pack back up for the kids ipads.  ...  "
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" ...  like the switching off and the ability to charge laptops and phones when traveling  ...  "
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" ...  Brilliant would never travel without it now  ...  "
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" ...   Brought this for our long journeys to France.  ...  "
Returns
 4
refund
-100%
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" ...  Was told was getting replacement after numerous emails I'm now being ignored.  ...  "
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" ...  Just missed the return deadline by 2 days and can’t see how to contact the company to request a refund.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm now returning it.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 4
switch, device, battery, quality
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Good to have in the car as this can power up your car and most devices like mobile phones or tablets.  ...  "
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" ...  connected and was very sceptical looking at the size of this unit BUT ask happy and surprised!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great little device indeed, the quality is superb even down to the box it comes in, changed my phone at the same time and started my car with completely dead battery and still had 82% left, the jumper cables are long and had the seafty switch, overall quality product.  ...  "
Capacity
 3
time, 2
+100%
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" ...  Its used just 2% power to start my car.  ...  "
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" ...  Started family car, 2 weeks after leaving the lights on first time.  ...  "
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" ...  I remembered that I had the Tacklife in the car.  ...  "
Price
 3
well, waste, twice, dont
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The T8 has come to my rescue twice now, well worth the money got to be 5 star.  ...  "
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" ...  This was money well spent!  ...  "
Features
 3
torch, green
+100%
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" ...  The green light illuminated saying it was ‘correct’  ...  "
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" ...  Then the torch will work.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is very good, comes with everything you need, compact and convenient, has a torch and red warning flashing light feature.  ...  "
Storage
 3
compartment, compact, comes, boot, back
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Its small enough to fit in a reasonable size glove box .  ...  "
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" ...  Case is compact, sturdy and fits nicely in the compartment in our boot.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
USB:  Yes 
Display
Type:  LCD 
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USB
LCD
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