Best Electric Air Pump Reviews

Before we start talking about the best electric air pump, I assume that all of the readers of this article have some experience of pumping air into inflatable objects, or at least have a general idea about it. Especially for those who travel frequently, having to inflate pillows, beds, apparel, pools, towable tubes etc. should be common occurrence.

There are different ways to inflate objects based on their size. Small objects like pillows or balloons can be inflated orally. But for larger and harder objects like tires, inflatable pools, pool floats etc. require a lot of air; consequently machine air pumps. There are manual air pumps that uses your own hands and feet to pump, or electric air pumps that automatically inflate. This article will talk about and try to help you find the best electric air pump. Basic difference is, manual ones take longer to inflate.

Top 6 Best Electric Air Pump of 2017

Product ModelProduct DetailsPrice


Intex Quick-Fill AC
Electric Air Pump
600 LPM max air flow
AC powered, 110 - 120 volt pump
Includes three interconnecting nozzles
Sleek and compact design
Pros:
Very small, about the size of your palms.
Gets the job done quickly.
Cons:
Can be quite noisy.


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Kwik Tek AIRHEAD
AHP-120 Air Pump
300 LMP airfill rate
AC powered, 110 - 120 volt pump
Includes three universal valve fittings
Carry handle, 10-foot power cord
Pros:
High quality materials.
Very long and durable power cord.
Low energy consumption.
Cons:
Quite pricey.
A bit noisy.


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Smart Air Beds Electrical
Air Bed Pump
450 LPM air flow rate
AC powered, 110 - 120 volt pump
Comes with 3 nozzles
Pros:
Very quiet, low noise.
Works quickly.
Safe to use, follows UL standards.
Very cheap.
Cons:
Plastic material, prone to breaking on impact.


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Coleman QuickPump
1035 LPM air flow rate
AC powered, 110 - 120 volt pump
Added adaptors for Coleman Double Lock valves
Very powerful
Pros:
Inflates or deflates extremely quickly.
Very powerful.
Multiple adapters for any valves.
Cons:
Quite noisy.
High Power consumption. 


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Intex Quick-Fill
Rechargeable Air Pump
600 LPM air flow rate
12-volt DC power adapterfor vehicle charging
Household AC power adapter for home charging
Quick Fill Rechargeable Pump
3 interconnecting nozzles
Pros:
Rechargeable, works with both DC and AC adapters.
Cons:
Noisy.
Quite pricey.


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Intex Quick-Fill DC
Electric Air Pump
600 LPM air flow rate
Car-powered
12-volt DC power plug to car power outlets
Includes three interconnecting nozzles
Sleek and very compact design
Pros:
Very cheap.
Works quickly.
Cons:
Won’t work without car power outlet.
A bit noisy.


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Intex Quick-Fill AC Electric Air Pump

Intex Quick-Fill AC Electric Air PumpThis electric air pump from Intex is designed to be compatible with many types of airbed valves by having three different types of nozzles. The nozzles are interconnected and designed different so you don’t have to worry about mixing them up or losing them. It has a lot of power, can inflate air mattress of any size. Very small, compact and minimal design, can fit perfectly in normal sized palms, easy to carry.

The pump operates on 110-120V AC, needs to be plugged to a power outlet. Can be used for both inflating and deflating. It’s very quick, with 600 LPM max airflow it can inflate/deflate even the largest air mattress, pool floats, floating islands etc in no time.

It’s very lightweight and sleek. And to top it off, it’s extremely cheap. Certainly one of the finest products in the market.


Kwik Tek AIRHEAD AHP-120 Air Pump

Kwik Tek AIRHEAD AHP-120 Air PumpThis one from ‘Airhead’ is one of the high end products of this category, due to the extremely high quality materials used. But high end doesn’t mean out of budget, in fact for the great product it is, the price is high compared to other products on the market.

It’s a canister style air pump, 120 Volt AC powered. It has great durability and design. Comes with the universal fitting nozzles to use on many types of inflatables. Quite powerful with an airflow rate of 300 L/min, this beast can inflate or deflate even the largest airbeds, pool floats, floating islands etc in the market under no time at all.

It has a carry handle, so it’s quite easy to carry around. A 10-foot durable, heavy duty power cord enable you to use it from quite far. It only draws 1.45 amps of power.


Smart Air Beds Electrical Air Bed Pump

Smart Air Beds Electrical Air Bed PumpThis one from Smart Air operates on AC current. The most interesting aspect about this product is that while extremely quick and powerful, it produces very little noise, unlike most products on the market.

It has three nozzles, all different sizes and style to connect to various type of valves on different airbeds, beach balls or rafts. The nozzles are detachable so you can use them separately. Works with almost every airbeds or inflatable products on the market.

It is pretty safe to use and has ETL/Interek and CSA certification. Operates on 110-125V and has an airflow of 450L/min, so it will pump up even the biggest inflatables in no time. Can be used for both inflating and deflating. It also follows all UL standards. The price is pretty cheap too.


Coleman QuickPump

Coleman QuickPumpColeman QuickPump is one of the fastest air pumps on the market. Operates on 120V AC current, it is one of the most powerful products of Coleman.  It boasts 80% faster inflation rate than standard products on the market. Can quickly inflate or deflate single or double airbeds or large floating islands.

It’s not really small and compact in size, but the conveniently placed handle in the back makes it really easy to carry. The airflow is 1035.26 L/min, making the most powerful pump that we reviewed here.

Comes with two valve adapters, the Double Lock/Boston Combo and the Pinch Valve adapter that can work with virtually every inflatables on the market. It is powerful enough to inflate a queen size double high airbed in just under two minutes, which is pretty crazy. And last but not least this monster product doesn’t charge more than similar products and is quite cheap!


Intex Quick-Fill Rechargeable Air Pump

Intex Quick-Fill Rechargeable Air PumpThis air pump has a different powering option as compared to the other two Intex air pumps reviewed here. It is rechargeable. Can work with both DC power adapter and AC power adapter, 12 volts. Don’t have to worry about over charging, with their automatic over charge cut off technology for safety.

It has three interconnected nozzles, the same as other products on this series, and can work with various types of inflatables. Super compact and light, fits in the palm of your hands. Since it is rechargeable, it is one of the best option if you travel a lot since it can be used both indoors and outdoors. It is a bit pricier than the other ones, but the quality is still top notch.


Intex Quick-Fill DC Electric Air Pump

Intex Quick-Fill DC Electric Air PumpThis one is from the same series of Intex air pumps, almost identical in feature, the big difference is, it operates on DC current. This is car powered, meaning it needs to be connected to a car power outlet for it to work. Comes with 12 volt DC power plug that connects to car cigarette lighter or 12V auxiliary power outlet. It is cheaper than the AC electric air pump, but if you don’t have a car you have to buy a car power outlet separately.

The pump comes with three different types of nozzles, all interconnected, so you can plug them to valves of all sizes, or multiple air mattresses simultaneously. It is very small and lightweight. Fits perfectly in the palm of your hands, can be carried anywhere. Delivers great service for the value.


Best Air Mattress Pump: What to Know

Since we cover pools and swimming products in this website, we will predominantly talk about the type of pump specifically made for that purpose; inflating pool loungers, boat towables, inflatable pools, etc. This does not mean that the pumps are made specifically for this purpose. They can blow up air mattress as well as almost any other objects that need to be inflated. Air mattresses are inflatable floatation products to use on swimming pools. 

Things to Know Before Buying Electric Pumps  

If you already have an air mattress, the first and most important thing to keep in mind before buying a product is to look if they are compatible with each other. Since the valves of the mattress and the nozzles of the pump need to match, the brand always specifies which mattress their product is compatible with.

It is also important to check how powerful the pump is, and how long it will take to inflate or deflate your air mattress. The weight of the product, and if it needs to be attached to a constant power source or is battery operated are some other qualities to look out for. Keep these tips in mind and you will be well on your way to find the best air mattress pump for you.

Mark Foley
 

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