Ridgid 18V Digital Inflator R87044
Ridgid R87044 Takes to the Streets with Tire Inflator
Ridgid previously announced their 2020 line of 18V tools they have planned for release over the next few months. One of the upcoming tools, the Ridgid 18V digital inflator (R87044) looks like it will be helpful in a pinch. It also seems pretty easy to actually use.
- Model: Ridgid R87044
- High (claimed) airflow rate
- 2 in. rotating digital dial
- Quick connect chuck
- Available in 2020
Ridgid hasn’t been super forthcoming about the details surrounding the 18V digital inflator. We can at least pass on what little we do know about it.
Ridgid claims their 18V digital inflator has a high airflow and delivers the “fastest truck tire fill from flat to full”. We’d love to see some specs here to have some idea how they’re able to make that claim, but for now, we’ll look forward to testing Ridgid’s claims.
Instead of buttons, the Ridgid R87044 inflator features a 2 in. rotating dial to set your desired pressure. Though it looks like a small change, it does at least streamline the look of the inflator. All of your pressure settings and changes look clearly visible on the digital readout.
Finally, the Ridgid 18V digital tire inflator features a quick connect chuck for quick accessory and stem changes. It looks like the stems also have onboard storage, keeping all your parts where you can easily find them.
We still don’t have any word of an official release date for the Ridgid 18V digital inflator beyond a vague “coming in 2020.” Following in the same train of thought, we also look forward to finding out the retail pricing for the tool. Like other Ridgid cordless 18V tools, this one should come with a Lifetime Service Agreement.