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5 Best Cordless Air Compressors 2020

Cordless air compressors are a great choice for those who don’t like cords and want to use it for smaller projects or to inflate tires etc.

So, here we have researched and came up with a list of best cordless air compressors available in the market with each of their features.

Best Cordless Air Compressors 2020

PRODUCT

WEIGHT

PRICE

DEWALT (FLEXVOLT) 60V Cordless Air Compressor

21.5 Pounds

Avid Power 20V Cordless Tire Inflator Air Compressor

3.96 Pounds

Ridgid (R0230) 18V 1 Gallon Cordless Air Compressor (Tool Only)

19 Pounds

DEWALT (DCC020IB) 20V MAX Cordless Tire Inflator (Tool Only)

2.94 Pounds

Ryobi 18V 1 Gallon Cordless Air Compressor (Tool Only)

15.27 Pounds

Here are detailed specifications and reviews of each products.

1. DEWALT (FLEXVOLT) 60V Cordless Air Compressor

The first cordless air compressor on our list is by Dewalt.

The Dewalt (FLEXVOLT) is a great air compressor for trim work or for small applications.

It has a durable roll cage construction for protection against damages and rubber feet for stability and less vibration.

It features a brushless motor with a maximum working pressure of 135 PSI and it delivers 1.2 SCFM at 90 PSI.

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It has an oil-free pump and a tank size of 2.5 gallons.

The great thing about this cordless compressor is one turn regulator which allows you to simply adjust the regulator knob so that the indicator is pointing to the desired PSI and then the compressor will then self-regulate.

The manufacturer claims that it has a noise level of 79 dB.

It is a portable and compact design compressor with a weight of 21.5 pounds.

This compressor comes with a 6ah 60vt flex battery and fast charger.

Feature list:

  • Dimensions: 15 x 12 x 18 Inches
  • Weight: 21.5 Pounds
  • Maximum Pressure: 135 PSI
  • Tank Capacity: 2.5 Gallons
  • Noise Level: 79 dB
  • Power Source: DC
  • Voltage: 60 Volts
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium-ion battery required. (included)
  • Measurement System: Metric
  • 1.2 SCFM @ 90 PSI

Pros:

  • Durable Roll Cage
  • Rubber Feet For Stability
  • Compact Design And Portable
  • Great 2.5 Gallons Capacity

Cons:

  • Great For Small Applications
  • Users Reports Of Getting A Defective Unit

2. Avid Power 20V Cordless Tire Inflator Air Compressor:

The Avid Power is a portable cordless air compressor that features a maximum working pressure of 100 PSI and has a dual power supply so if your battery runs down you can utilize the 12V car power adapter.

Also, its 1.5Ah rechargeable battery pack has a USB output and a real-time capacity indicator.

It is portable and lightweight which makes it easy to carry and due to its compact design, it takes up very little space.

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This unit is a multi-purpose which makes it great for inflating cars, motorcycles, bike tires, sports balls, inflatable boats. etc but it is not suitable to be used on large truck tires.

It comes with a bright Led light you can also work at night time and has an automatic stop function which allows you to pre-set the desired pressure so when the pressure is reached it will automatically shut it off.

Additionally, the package includes a charger, inflating needle, 20V Lithium-ion battery pack, 12V car power adapter, air tap, user manual, a tool bag for easy storage. 

Feature list:

  • Dimensions: 14.2 x 10.5 x 3.7 Inches
  • Weight: 3.96 Pounds
  • Maximum Pressure: 100 PSI
  • Digital Pressure Gauge
  • Voltage: 20 volts
  • Power supply: 20V Li-ion Battery / 12V DC 
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries (included)

Pros:

  • Bright LED Light For Night Use
  • Easy To Use And Compact Design
  • Lightweight And Portable
  • Dual Power Supply
  • Automatic Stop Function

Cons:

  • Not Suitable For Large Truck Tires
  • Gauge May Give Inaccurate Reading
  • May Not Work Well In Very Cold Conditions
  • Some User Reports Of Getting A Defective Unit

3. Ridgid (R0230) 18-Volt 1 Gallon Cordless Air Compressor (Tool Only)

The Ridgid (R0230) is a great cordless air compressor for small projects or for small trim jobs.

It is very easy to move around as it weighs 19 pounds.

This unit features a brushless motor with a  maximum working pressure of 120 PSI and has a tank capacity of 1 gallon.

The Ridgid (R0230) is ideal to be used with 18 GA narrow crown stapler, 15GA angled finish nailer, 18GA brad nailer, 16 GA straight finish nailer, and a headless pinner (which is sold separately).

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Additionally, this unit includes a 1/4-Turn Ball Valve Tank Drain to quickly drain the tank and has a locking regulator which prevents any pressure changes. 

Feature list:

  • Dimensions: 11.5 x 11.5 x 16 Inches
  • Weight: 19 Pounds
  • Maximum Pressure: 120 PSI
  • Tank Capacity: 1 Gallon
  • Material: Metal/Plastic
  • Power Source: Battery Powered

Pros:

  • Lightweight
  • Brushless Motor
  • Comes With A Locking Regulate

Cons:

  • Only For Small Projects

4. DEWALT (DCC020IB) 20V MAX Cordless Tire Inflator (Tool Only):

The DEWALT (DCC020IB) is also a great cordless inflator as it gives you a variety of options as it can run on three power sources 12V DC, 110V AC, and 20V max battery.

It has a maximum pressure of about 160 PSI and it is a compact design and lightweight inflator as it weighs 2.94 pounds so carry it from one job to another with no issue.

Additionally, it features onboard accessories and threaded chuck to inflate different items.

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It has both modes inflation and deflation, and a high volume hose for fast inflation of football, tires, mattresses, etc.

With this unit, you can easily work in dark places as it has onboard LED light and has rubber feet to provide stability and less vibration.

It also comes with an auto shut off feature so you can pre-set the desired pressure on this model and it will automatically stop when the pressure you have set is reached.

And for durability, it comes with a high-pressure rubber hose. 

Note: (The Charger, Battery, and AC Power Adapter Are Sold Separately).

Feature list:

  • Dimensions: 10.5 x 7.7 x 2.2 Inches
  • Weight: 2.94 Pounds
  • Maximum Pressure: 160 PSI
  • Power Source: Battery Powered
  • Voltage: 20 Volts
  • Measurement System: Metric

Pros:

  • Auto Shut Off
  • Onboard LED Light
  • Lightweight And Portable
  • Digital Gauge

Cons:

  • Battery, Charger And AC Power Adapter Does Not Come With It
  • Users Reports Of Getting A Defective Unit 

5. Ryobi 18-Volt 1 Gallon Cordless Air Compressor (Tool Only):

The Ryobi is a great cordless air compressor for roadside tire inflation, pneumatic finish nailers, and for quick tasks.

It is a compact design and portable compressor with a weight of 15.27 pounds.

This compressor features a locking regulator that keeps the pressure set to the intended PSI and universal push to connect quick coupler for easy, quick one hand operation.

This unit has a maximum working pressure of 120 PSI with a tank size of 1 gallon.

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For onboard storage, it has a metal-air hose wrap and a 1/4 turn tank drain valve which lets you easily drain your tank. 

Note: (Battery and charger are sold separately)

Feature list:

  • Dimensions: 15.8 x 12.7 x 11.3 Inches
  • Weight: 15.27 Pounds
  • Maximum Pressure: 120 PSI
  • Tank Capacity: 1 Gallon
  • Material: Metal/Plastic
  • Power Source: Battery Powered
  • Voltage: 18 Volts

Pros:

  • Easy To Use
  • Portable And Lightweight 
  • Has A Locking Regulator
  • 1/4 Turn Tank Drain Valve

Cons:

  • Only For Small Projects
  • It Doesn’t Come With Hose And Tire Fill Adapter

Conclusion: 

Above are the top rated cordless air compressors but if you are having difficulty on which one to pick then check what your requirements are and what kind of work you will be doing with it. By doing this you will easily find the right air compressor for your needs.