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Auto Express awards RTC1000 Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator 5*

20/03/2019

Auto Express has reviewed the new RingRTC1000 Premium Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator, awarding it 5*, meaning it “takes a maiden victory” in the first review of the product by the industry-leading magazine.

Auto Express compared the new RTC1000 with the second and third place inflators from the 2018 tyre inflator product test, to see how the new-comer fares against the competition. The test compared inflation speed, accuracy, hose and power cable length, the extras that come with the inflator such as adaptors, a case and LED light, as well as noise levels.

The RTC1000 Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator came out on top, with the reviewer concluding that “it’s easily the best in all areas”. The test showed that the inflation speed was “searing”, that the “brilliant circular coil…made rewinding the lead easy”, as well as praising the large display, “easy-to-use rotary control” and all the handy extras – including case, LED light, spare valve caps and latex gloves.

Overall, it won 5 stars – outperforming the other models being tested.

 

History of excellence

Ring has been industry-leading in portable tyre inflators for over 10 years, winning multiple awards from across Europe, including several from Auto Express. The new range builds on Ring’s credentials, adding extra features to make the new range of inflators stand out in terms of performance, usability and design.

The RTC1000 – like all the inflators Ring’s new range – has a flat construction, designed to stay stable during inflation, and the large on/off button is easy to operate. There is integrated storage for the cable and airline when not in use – the airline folds neatly into the inflator, and there’s a wind-up cable to retract the power cable quickly and easily. There’s even a holder for the valve dust caps, so they don’t get lost when the tyre is being inflated.

Find out more about the RTC1000 Premium Rapid Digital Tyre Inflator

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