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Bushranger Black Max Compressor 55X12 review

Priced at $250.

CHOICE Expert Rating

83%

What is the CHOICE Expert Rating

CHOICE Expert rating

This is the product's overall performance score, based on key tests conducted by our industry experts in the CHOICE labs.

Good points

• Very good inflation speed
• Integrated pressure gauge
• Hands-free tyre deflator
• Finer pressure gauge graduations allow for better precision

Bad points

• None to mention
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CHOICE Expert Rating View more details.

This overall score is made up of the inflation score (70%) and the ease of use score (30%).

83%
Inflation score View more details.

The inflation score is calculated as a percentage based on the amount of time taken to inflate the test tyre from 0 psi to 40 psi. Size of test tyre was 245 70/R16.

80%
Ease of use score View more details.

The ease of use score is calculated as a percentage based on evaluations of; ease of checking and adjusting pressure, ease of reading gauge and graduations (precision), and ability of compressor to pump up four tyres from 20 psi to 40 psi without overheating.

90%
Noise (dBA) View more details.

Noise in dBA measured 1.5 metres from the compressor.

72
Time to inflate tyre from 0 to 40psi View more details.

Time in minutes taken to inflate one tyre from 0 psi to 40 psi. Size of test tyre was 245 70/R16.

3min 45sec
Accuracy at 40psi
39
Recommended View more details.

CHOICE recommends models that score at least 80% for inflation, are easy to use and have integrated pressure gauges and thermal safety cut-out.

Yes
Availability
Tested model
Price
$250
Length of hose (m)
7.5
Length of power cord (m)
2.5
Weight (kg)
5.2
Dimensions (HxWxD)
23x30x28
Contact
bushranger.com.au
Sand tray
Yes
Can operate from cigarette lighter
No
Hands free tyre deflator
Yes
Can operate when not connected to tyre valve
Yes
On/off switch
Yes
Air filter
Yes
Carry bag
Yes
Pressure gauge
Yes
Thermal safety cut-out
Yes
Over pressure safety cut-out
Not stated

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