Mobile Battery Charger improves battery life.

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Model CTC328 Versa Volt Smart Charger plugs into any 12 Vdc vehicle outlet. Microprocessor monitors state of battery pack every 10 seconds to ensure battery is fully charged. Smart technology inhibits unit from charging hot battery pack and stops charging based on state of charge, not battery pack temperature. Fast charging takes only 45 minutes. Red light indicates unit is charging, while green light signals pack is fully charged.



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Improve Battery Life with New Mobile Snap-On Versa Volt "Smart" Charger


KENOSHA, Wis., July 11, 2002 -Battery-operated tools and devices help improve mobility and productivity for automotive technicians. That is, until the batteries run low. But with the
new Versa Volt "Smart" Charger (CTC328) from Snap-on Tools Company, technicians can ensure they never lose power for the job at hand.

This mobile battery charger simplifies the battery recharging process. The versatile unit plugs into any 12VDC vehicle outlet and has the ability to charge a variety of Snap-on battery
packs including models CTBI00, CTB312, CTB314 and CTB3185.

The Versa Volt "Smart" Charger features a microprocessor that monitors the state of the battery pack every 10 seconds to ensure the battery is fully charged. The "Smart" technology inhibits the unit from charging a hot battery pack and stops charging based on the state of charge, not battery pack temperature.

Fast charging takes only 45 minutes; however, the Versa Volt "Smart" Charger also offers charging options for lightweight and longer life. Switching power supply types does not require a transformer. A red light indicates the unit is charging, while a green light signals that the pack is fully charged.

Customers can find out more about the Versa Volt "Smart" Charger (CTC328) by contacting their local Snap-on representative, visiting www.snapon.com or calling 877-762-7662.

Snap-on Tools Company is a subsidiary of Snap-on Incorporated, a leading global developer, manufacturer and marketer of tool and equipment solutions for professional tool users. Product lines include hand and power tools, diagnostics and shop equipment, tool storage products, diagnostics software and other solutions for the transportation service, industrial, government, education, agricultural, and other commercial applications, including construction and electrical. Products are sold through its franchisee dealer van, distributor channels and company direct sales, including snapon.com. Founded in 1920, Snap-on is a $2+ billion, S&P 500 company headquartered in Kenosha, Wis., and employs approximately 13,500 worldwide.

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