B2Q Announces Enhancements to the B1 Battery Tester

B2Q Announces Enhancements to the B1 Battery Tester - the powerful and inexpensive B1 is now the world's best service lane tester

JAMESTOWN, R.I., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- B2Q Technologies┬« (, maker of the B1 battery tester and a recognized innovator in battery testing and related software solutions, today unveiled enhancements to the B1 battery tester.

The B1 tester harnesses the accuracy of the most powerful ohmic test circuit in the industry to deliver a new level of simplicity and capability to the field of digital battery testing. B2Q has now enhanced the B1 further to allow it to be used even more easily in automotive service bays and drive lanes as a fast stand-alone complete diagnostic battery tester.

The enhanced version of B1 battery tester adds the following key features:

  • The B1 now displays AGM Cold Cranking Amps (CCA) rating in addition to standard Wet CCA;
  • The B1 now uses Green (pass) or Red (fail) color coding while displaying:
    • Battery Voltage and State of Charge
    • Battery Cranking Health
    • Alternator & Charging System Health

Just clamp the B1 onto a battery and in less than 10 seconds a technician can determine if a battery is in need of service. The B1 uses a fully automated test routine to do a complete diagnosis in seconds with no buttons to push. The B1's full color display shows Voltage, Wet and AGM CCA, Cranking Voltage, and Charging Voltage. The B1 continues to be Smart Device enabled for advanced users requiring even deeper battery analysis, data trending, and communications.

"With the B1 we can easily test every battery/starter/charging system in every car that rolls into the shop in just seconds, keeping our customers happy, and giving us sales we never had in the past using our bulky 'shop' tester"said Rick Ewald, Service Manager."Furthermore, for less than the cost of an additional shop tester, I can put a B1 in every technician's tool box."

The B1 tester and the free B2QScan App for iPhone and iPad are available globally. The B1is available for $299 (USD) in the US and Canada through B2Q's online store, and through B2Q distribution and dealer partners. The free B2QScanapp is available on the Apple App store. An Android version of the application is planned soon. To learn more about the B1battery tester and B2QScan app, visit or watch demonstration videos at

Press Contacts:
Pete Rumsey
B2Q Technologies
(401) 684-1411

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