Cobra Electronics Releases New Ultra-Portable Vehicle Jump Starter/Mobile Charger

September 29th, 2015 | Cobra Electronics | Chicago, IL

CHICAGO, IL (September 29, 2015) — Cobra Electronics Corporation, the leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today announced the nationwide general availability of the Cobra JumPack™ CPP 8000. Weighing in at just under 10 ounces, the CPP 8000 makes this model the company’s most-compact and portable emergency power system while offering dual capabilities of mobile-device charging and vehicle jumpstarting, including a range of cars, SUVs, motorcycles, outboard boat engines, etc. multiple times.

With a form factor that is 40 percent smaller than its predecessor, the CPP 8000 model is the perfect companion for travel, outdoor, safety and multipurpose use. The sleek and attractive new model now offers added built-in protection circuitry including short circuit protection, reverse charge, over-charge and reverse polarity protection. The unit holds approximately 85 to 90 percent of its charge for up to eight months.

Additional features include:

·       180A starting and 360A peak current

·      6000 mAh Li-Cobalt high efficiency battery

·      2.4 Amp USB output

·       Jumper cables

·       LED flashlight and charge status bar

·      12V DC and standard micro USB charging input

“Let’s face it, phones die and car batteries die more often than we would like. With the newest Cobra JumPack, our customers can simply carry the CPP 8000 with them anywhere they go, easily stowing it away in a handbag, briefcase, or even a pocket,” said Sally Washlow, president of Cobra Electronics. “The CPP 8000 is compact enough to store in a glove box or under a seat when not in use, ensuring that drivers anywhere have a power option to start their vehicle in a number of situations without the need to rely on towing services or the generosity of a jumpstart from a stranger.”

The Cobra JumPack CPP 8000 is available now at AT&T, Best Buy and Cobra.com for a retail price of $119.95.

About Cobra Electronics:

Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company's innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at www.cobra.com.  Follow Cobra on Twitter at @CobraElectronic and Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.

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