Issue 399 6 October 2016

24 Volt Battery Tester For Keltruck

A Midtronics battery tester is the most up to date and cost effective and easy to use tester. The unique technology makes testing of discharged batteries possible, and once tested, a hard copy print out is available for the customer.

Midtronics test method allows battery testing and diagnostic charging to be safer, fast, simple and able to be performed in front of the customer. Each battery test takes just 7 seconds.

Midtronics Battery Testers will provide an increased level of service, increase battery revenue and efficient battery management for the workshop.
Duncan Edwards of Keltruck, stated, “The use of the tester has been excellent on winter service routines and when carrying out vehicle inspections, easy to use and with the benefit of a built in printer we have a hard copy report of the battery state for our records."

GYS launch ‘THE BEAST’
12V/24V booster pack

GYS have recently launched the STARTPACK PRO 12.24 XL, the most powerful booster pack on the market designed for heavy duty commercial use.

The 'Beast' is fitted with 2 x 50Ah Exide Spiral AGM internal batteries that help the machine deliver a powerful starting current, up to 8500A peak, alongside a cranking current of 3000A and a 1600A starting current.

In addition to exceptionally high power, the unit is equipped with a highly sophisticated protection system, that supplies the exact power required by the battery and prevents the operator from jump-starting a vehicle where the battery is either faulty, there is a short-circuit at the clamps or a voltage selection error.

The cutting-edge technology within the Pro 12.24 XL allows compatibility with ALL battery types including AGM, EFB, Stop Start, Silver/Calcium and Liquid/Lead Acid.

GYS offer a wide range of Battery Chargers, Starters & Boosters which can be viewed clicking the link below.

Available from parts and equipment suppliers nationwide.

Click the image above to view the
STARTPACK PRO 12.24XL datasheet


The ProStart Ultra is perfect for high capacity jump starts in demanding environments for all fleet operators running trucks, buses, coaches and vans .This PowerPack can jump start engines quickly, keeping downtime to a minimum.

Alongside the Ultra PowerPack, Ring’s ProStart range also includes the portable but powerful 12v ProStart Compact, which can start 12v diesel engines up to 250HP, and the ProStart Mini, which is perfect for multiple jump starts in car workshops and dealerships and can start diesel engines up to 150HP.

• A dual voltage 12 and 24V powerpack for high
  capacity jump starts in demanding environments such
  as truck and bus depots
• Pure lead AGM batteries for high amperage starting
• Cast bronze jaws with bridging strap
• Double insulated pure copper starting cables
• Reverse polarity warning buzze
• External replaceable fuse
• Shatterproof polymer casing
• Starts 24V diesel engines up to 500HP
• Optional trolley (Part: RPPTR)

For further details, please visit or on tell 0113 213 2000.

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