Keep your bait in good condition in freshwater or saltwater with this quiet Marine Metal Products 2-Way Bubbles 3V Air Pump. A water-resistant case with neoprene seals and a booted waterproof switch protect the pump, and 2 D cell batteries (not included) provide a 52-hour running time. A 12 VDC adapter is included for plug-in versatility.
Features and Benefits
Water-resistant pump case with neoprene seals and a booted waterproof switch for dependable operation
Motor pumps up to 1.1 liters of air per minute and aerates 5-7 gallons of water
12 VDC adapter is included for plug-in versatility
2 D cell batteries (not included) provide a 52-hour running time
Can be used in freshwater or saltwater
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What's in the Box
12 VDC adapter
Silicone airline tubing
Marine Metal Products 2-Way Bubbles 3V Air Pump
Rated 1 out of
2 Way Hush Bubble - 12 volt connection failureI bought this product for use with 28 quart cooler as a bait live well system. I liked the feature it provided of using either D cell batteries (2) inside the unit or connecting to external 12 volt battery system with the included 12 volt plug.
Unfortunately when using the 12 volt plug, the plug connection point located inside the bubbler is not braced or secured Looking inside the bubbler with the back removed, it is clear that the problem lies in that the 12 volt connector is not braced internally from the back and this causes the connection point failure intermittently as the plug simply pushes the connector too far away for consistent operation.
By design the unit will stop the D cell battery source with inserting the 12 volt power cord so you are left with only having a working unit on D cell battery power due to this inconsistent failure point in the design of the 12 volt connection. Even when the 12 volt connect seems to work, due to the intermittent connection you must either wait for it to fail and (jiggle it) or disconnect the cord and just simply use it as a D cell bubbler. At twice the price of the D cell only models or this unit - you should save you money by avoiding this model.
I hate that the unit does not reliably provide the dual power capability as I have purchased many products from Marine Metal in the past even back to when they were known as Bait Saver company. Hopeful this review finds it way back to the manufacturer for review.
Date published: 2016-08-02
Rated 5 out of
Great PRODUCT!!!Go to L. Simcoe perching really works GREAT!!! Every fisherman needs one .
Date published: 2015-11-02
Rated 5 out of
Very low current drawThis air pump only draws 0.1 amp at 12 volts. My solar trickle charger can easily keep up with it. Excellent pump, plenty of air. High quality materials.