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Com­plete and well de­signed are the first two thoughts that come to mind with the Dynaplug Mi­cro Pro In­fla­tor. For ex­am­ple, the carry case is zip­pered and pli­able so that if you choose to re­move a few items, it can be com­pressed to fit into a tight space— some­thing every mo­tor­cy­clist has a min­i­mum of.

There are three power leads (ring ter­mi­nal, cig­a­rette, and bat­tery clips) and a 66- inch SAE ca­ble to reach ei­ther tire with ease. Dynaplug also in­cludes a pen­cil air pres­sure gauge, which is sur­pris­ingly ac­cu­rate. The phys­i­cal pump it­self is clad in an ABS case that fits into the palm of your hand; it has some heft to it, which speaks to its dura­bil­ity and qual­ity.

We found the pump it­self to be quite ca­pa­ble. In­flat­ing a tire from al­most zero to 40 psi was han­dled eas­ily. The pump body did get a lit­tle warm but noth­ing that caused us any con­cern. Dynaplug says that more power is needed at higher pres­sures, which was con­sid­ered when de­sign­ing the pump. At peak, the pump will not ex­ceed 4.5 amps, which is crit­i­cal with CAN bus sys­tems (most no­tably BMW). An­other nice de­sign touch was the LED light next to the out­let that comes in handy when lo­cat­ing a valve stem in the dark.

An­other fea­ture that sets the Pro In­fla­tor apart from other por­ta­ble pumps is the Schrader valve that al­lows you to check the pres­sure with­out re­mov­ing the pump from the stem. If you have a pres­sure gauge that can be screwed on, or held in place while the pump is op­er­at­ing, you can mon­i­tor the pres­sure as it is ap­plied and stop it when you reach the de­sired pres­sure. All in all, the Dynaplug Mi­cro Pro In­fla­tor is a good unit: com­pact, well con­structed, and full of fea­tures. SR


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