Jumpstarter Loco-72

Richardson Locomotive Jumpstarter

Portable battery system for safe use in starting locomotive engines. Requires approximately six hours charge time when fully depleted. AC Mains options are 120VAC 1-phase 50A or 480VAC 3-phase Wye with Neutral and Ground. Features Safety Smart Start 3 Technology with overheat protection, quick disconnect on chassis, reverse polarity protection, and a battery-saving gauge that prevents damage from heavy discharging and lack of charging.

Transport safety and convenience

  • 12ga steel construction; water resistant chassis; waterproof internal components
  • Forklift accessible from all 4 sides
  • Highway-safe D.O.T. approved AGM batteries
  • Thermal insulation provides shock protection


Richardson Jumpstarter Forklift

Designed for Safety

  • Richardson exclusive Safety Smart Start 3 Technology
  • Overheat protection of wiring
  • Quick disconnect on chassis
  • Reverse polarity protection; Audible and visual alarm indicator
  • Safe POWER ON with waterproof simultaneous dual button start
  • Red luminated single POWER OFF button
  • Large magnetic contactor to guarantee power ON/OFF switching
  • Welding grade rubber insulated cable inhibits cable damage
  • Dual forced air fan ventilation prevents any heat or battery outgassing buildup
  • Built in cable wraps for AC main power cord


Power Specifications

  • Battery pack supplies nominal 72VDC (locomotive engine running VDC) with CCA rating of 3000 amps
  • High capacity for numerous engine starts
  • Wide operational temperature range: from -10°F to 130°F discharge to charge
  • Approx. six-hour recharge time when fully depleted
  • AC Mains options are 120VAC 1-phase 50A or 480VAC 3-phase Wye with Neutral and Ground
  • 50ft 4/0 color-coded cable with electrode holders/stingers for easy knife switch connection
  • Will start any nominal 64VDC locomotive engine
  • Control panel with lamps, push buttons and battery state of charger meter

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