Product Comparison: Schumacher SJ1 vs Schumacher XP2260

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General Specifications
About the Product
Going Camping this weekend? Take along the cordless Schumacher Multifunctional Portable Digital Power Station (SJ1). It is a portable electronic device battery charger, digital air compressor and jump starter all in one powerful, compact package. String lights around the campsite or plug in a fan! With four USB ports, you'll always have a portable battery charger for your devices.
The Schumacher 1200 Peak Amp Portable Power Station has a powerful jump starter and a versatile power source for all your power needs. This product offers endless feature for emergency power and jump starting, tailgating, camping, boating and automotive. Be prepared take it everywhere you go. Power on demand, anywhere, anytime.
Key Specs
1200 A
1200 A
Battery Types
Lead-Acid Batteries Only
Lead-Acid Batteries Only
Recommended for Engines
Work with V8 engines and 4-8 cylinders
Work with V8 engines and 4-8 cylinders
Battery Capacity
18000 mAh
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Schumacher SJ1 Digital Portable Power Station
  • My truck ran out of juice in the middle of nowhere and luckily I had this device which jumpstarted my vehicle right away. I did not have to wait for roadside assistance and was able to get back on the road I a jiffy.
  • I decided to give the whole "portable jump starter" concept one more shot and spent roughly double for this Schumacher charger. And I'm glad I did. This charger is a beast. It has worked flawlessly on multiple occasions for my personal and work vehicles.
  • This charger is designed in the USA, but made in China. Like most things these days. So as awesome as it is, I have no idea how long the good times will last with this unit. So far, so good. Hopefully Schumacher will be encouraged to start making them here now.
  • I bought this as a portable power station to charge my power hungry MacBook Pro while out and about in the woods. I needed something that would keep me powered outdoors while editing and uploading videos. This thing is a beast.
  • This is the best tire inflator I have ever owned. Just works and the screw on nozzle stem is the most reliable ever.
Schumacher XP2260 1200 Peak Amp
  • But just remember, the AC converter is rated at 200 watts average/ 400 watts peak, that's not a lot, but for what's it's designed for, it's great and in an emergency, it could even be a life saver.
  • First off, It is really big, bigger than expected but it is supposed to be a 1200 amp unit.
  • The SJ1 has The Schumacher SJ1 1200-amp jump starter is designed to automatically shut off when the chosen PSI is reached, allowing you to set it and forget it.
  • The manual AFTER I bought it stated 400 watts, the company stated 1200 Amps. Amps times volts equals watts.
  • The heart of this unit is a 22 amp hour battery with 1200 cold cranking amps.
  • Description does not list "watts", Schumacher site says "peak of 400 but 200 continuous", a small crock pot takes 275 and will not run on this.
Size & Weight
13.9 in.
12 in.
13.1 in.
11.5 in.
12.7 in.
10.5 in.
24.9 lbs.
23.9 lbs.
USB Output(s)
4x 1A
1x 0.5A
AC Outlet
120V AC 3-prong NEMA 5-15
2x 120V AC 3-Prong NEMA 5-15
Air Compressor
100 PSI
150 PSI
Other Output(s)
12V cigarette lighter receptacle
2x 12 Volt DC Outlets
What customers say about "Interfaces"
Schumacher SJ1 Digital Portable Power Station
  • This was after I hooked it up to my running Toyota Corolla and it would barely click the starter after 20 minutes of charging while reving it every few minutes! Overall, I DO love this power source. It also has Apple & Android USB charging ports.
  • One full charge yielded 5 charging sessions of my laptop, phone and camera AND filled up a low tire while out in the middle of nowhere. I have not used it to charge my vehicle, but I love it that I have the capability to do so.
  • The USB ports will charge two smartphones at one time.
  • Minor omission, although 2 USB ports are optimized for android and 2 for iOS, the ports are not labeled as such on the unit.
  • It is stuck at 110 PSI and will not change to the needed pressure.
Schumacher XP2260 1200 Peak Amp
  • This is a good unit for the money. With USB ports, 12-volt DC and 120 volt AC outlets, this is much more than a jump starter.
  • I have "saved the day" many times out on a job site when someone needs USB power or to plug in a charger for something. My only improvement would be a brighter light option.
  • It also has a work light and a USB outlet for running any electronic accessories .Great for recharging cell phones.
  • I do wish it had a few more USB outlets and some bright flashing red lights for side of the road safety.
  • Am however a little dissapointed that the usb plug in doesn't work.
Nominal Voltage
12 V
12 V
12V DC Power Output
15 A
15 A
120V, 60Hz; 200W continuous/400W peak
Internal Battery Type
Sealed, maintenance-free, AGM, lead-acid
Maintenance-free AGM Lead-acid
Included With Unit
12V port charging cable, Clamps
Inflator Hose, Adapters, Battery Clamps, Wall Charger
4-port USB hub offering 2x faster charging for all USB devices, smartphones, tablets and more
Built-in Work Light, High-flow air inflator/deflator ─ for inflatable mattresses, pool rafts and beach balls, Swivel AC plug – energy-efficient eco charger for internal battery (extension cord not included)
What customers say about "Features"
Schumacher SJ1 Digital Portable Power Station
  • One of it's nicest features is it's tire inflation function. You hook up the rubber "screw on" valve stem connector, set your desired PSI, and hit button with the TIRE symbol.
  • This thing allows me to have an independent power supply no matter where I am at and in the event of a power outage, as well. Cool!
  • Well made, and with several user friendly features. Amazingly light weight compared to the one it replaced.
  • All i did was adjust the cord and straightened it out instead of leaving a kink in the line and it aired up my tires on my car just did stay stagnant at one point and thought the device was faulty.
  • Easy to use, has useful features, holds charge for reasonably period, charges fast.
Schumacher XP2260 1200 Peak Amp
  • The amount of features this thing has is insane. I've used the air compressor for tires, air mattresses, and inflatable toys.
  • Has good features and seems well built, would recommend.
  • Perfect for jumping, and using tire inflator. Be aware, inflator will only run 10 minutes before needing to cool down, but will work. Haven't tried any other features, but didn't really need them.
  • I have used the inverter feature numerous times with no problems. I had a 60 watt light plugged in and constantly on for 5 hours and still had about 50% battery power left. I have also used the inverter for an electric fillet knife with no problems.
  • Seems to be a pretty good product, it worked well the time I used it. The unit is a bit bigger and heavier than I'd pictured it, but it has some great features.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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