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Bosch Hell-Ion Turbo Charger | GAL18V-160C

Bosch Hellion Turbo Charger

Bosch Gives 18V Charging a Power Boost

Bosch gives Pros yet another reason to jump into their 18V platform. The Bosch Hell-Ion 16.0 Amp Turbo Charger virtually eliminates downtime with its incredibly quick charge times. For instance, it takes a dead Core18V 8.0Ah battery back up to a 50% charge in just 15 minutes.

10-Second Summary

  • Model: Bosch GAL18V-160C
  • 16-Amp current charges 8x faster than a standard charger
  • Power Boost Mode: recharges from 0-50% in 15 minutes
  • Compatible with all Bosch 18V batteries
  • Compatible with Bosch Bluetooth module
  • Active air cooling
  • Five-LED indicator provides charging status
  • Price: $103.9

Bells & Whistles

The Bosch Hell-Ion Turbo Charger features a Power Boost Mode to charge any of your Bosch 18V batteries. We already mentioned the charger takes a battery from dead to 50% in 15 minutes. However, if you’ve got another 11 minutes to spare, you can get it back to 80%.

Fast charging isn’t the only key feature of the Bosch Hell-Ion Turbo Charger. The new Bosch Turbo Charger features active air cooling. This dual-fan system helps quickly cool your batteries while also providing cool airflow during the charging process. The end result has batteries starting their charge cycle more quickly while it shortens and optimizes charge times.

Bosch Hellion Turbo Charger

With the Bosch Toolbox App (requires the optional Bluetooth Connectivity module), you can take more control over your charging. Using a smart Bosch battery’s Bluetooth capabilities, you can monitor charging levels and status. You can also toggle between charger functions to prioritize Max Lifetime or Storage modes. Finally, the app can send you notifications on the charger status and activities.

Even without the app, users can still monitor the goings-on via the five LED battery-charging indicator and charger status indicator.

Available now, you can pick up the Bosch 18V Connected-Ready Hell-Ion Turbo Charger for $103.99.

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Bosch Hell-Ion Turbo Charger Specs

  • Model: Bosch GAL18V-160C
  • Automatic Shut-Off: Yes
  • Battery Voltage: 18V
  • Charger Volt Range: 14.4V – 18V
  • Dimensions (HxLxW): 3.3 x 7.7 x 5 in.
  • Weight: 2 lbs
  • Bosch Bluetooth Connectivity Module Compatible
  • Price: $103.99

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