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Model #1P1060S

1.0 Gal. Light and Quiet Steel Tank Electric Portable Air Compressor

  • Designed as one of the quietest air compressors in the industry
  • Oil-Free Pump 3000 hours before service
  • Lightweight for easy transporting (29lbs)
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Product Overview

The California Air Tools Light and Quiet 1P1060S Portable Air Compressor is designed to be one of the quietest air compressors in the industry at only 56 dB of sound. The 0.6 HP motor operates at only 1680 RPM, creating less noise and less wear. The updated "IP" ultra quiet and oil-free motor is a single piston pump design engineered for high performance and durability. The 1.0 Gal. steel air tank is lightweight (29.5 lbs.), making it very easy to transport. This compressor has an oil-free single piston pump designed to have a life cycle before wear of 3000+ hours compared to other comparable air compressors with life cycles of 250 hours or less. The oil-free pump allows for use in a variety of different temperatures (cold) and uneven terrains. The 1P1060S produces 1.2 CFM at 90 PSI , allowing you to use staple guns, brad nail guns, finish nail guns, nail guns, airbrushes and blow guns. It's great for the garage and perfect for cleaning or inflating tires, beds, toys and sport balls. Its quiet design is ideal for anyone working inside where noise is a major issue.
  • Ultra quiet - only 56 dB
  • Oil-free pump reduces maintenance and costs
  • Lightweight for easy transporting - 29.5 lbs.
  • 1.0 Gal. steel tank
  • Powerful 0.6 HP (rated/running)
  • 1.60 CFM at 40 PSI and 1.20 CFM at 90 PSI
  • Maximum pressure - 120 PSI
  • Low amp draw - 4.5 Amp
  • Extra-large single piston pump for increased compression
  • Less time to fill the tank - only 50 seconds
  • 2 pressure control gauges
  • Includes 1/4 in. universal quick connector
  • Extra-long pump life of over 3000 hours before wear
  • Oil-free pump allows you to use in different temperatures and terrains
  • Thermal overload protector
  • Less heat - dissipates heat more efficiently
  • Low vibration - motor speed of 1680 RPM
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • California residents

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Power SourceElectricElectricElectricElectric
Application UseAir Brushing,Blow Cleaning,Brad Nailing/Stapling,Finish Nailing,Hobby Nailing,Hobby Painting,InflationBlow Cleaning,Finish Nailing,Hobby Nailing,Hobby Painting,InflationAir Brushing,Blow Cleaning,Brad Nailing/Stapling,Finish Nailing,Hobby Nailing,Hobby Painting,Inflation,Spraying,Surface PrepBrad Nailing/Stapling,Finish Nailing,Hobby Nailing,Trim
Lubrication TypeOil FreeOil FreeOil FreeOil Free
Compressor Tank Capacity (Gallons)1 gal1 gal2 gal2 gal
Air Delivery SCFM @ 90PSI1.20.82.22
Maximum Pressure (psi)120 PSI2135 PSI2120 PSI2135 PSI2
Compressor TypeLight DutyLight DutyFraming & RoofingTrim
Compressor Tank Capacity (Gal.)1 Gal.1 Gal.2 Gal.2 Gal.
Tank StylePancakeHot DogHot DogHot Dog
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
15.1
Product Height (in.)
15
Product Width (in.)
12.6

Details

Air Delivery SCFM @ 40PSI
1.6
Air Delivery SCFM @ 90PSI
1.2
Amperage (amps)
4.5
Application Use
Air Brushing,Blow Cleaning,Brad Nailing/Stapling,Finish Nailing,Hobby Nailing,Hobby Painting,Inflation
Battery Amp Hours
No Battery
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Compressor Tank Capacity (Gal.)
1 Gal.
Compressor Tank Capacity (Gallons)
1 gal
Compressor Type
Light Duty
Compressor Volume Rating
Quiet
Compressor/Air Tool Features
Automatic Start/Stop,Handle,Oil Free Compressor,Tank Pressure Gauge,Universal Quick Connectors
Condition
New
Decibel Rating (Outdoor)
56 dBA
Horsepower (hp)
.6 hp
Included
No additional components or accessories are included
Included in Combo
Compressor Only
Lubrication Type
Oil Free
Maximum Pressure (psi)
120 PSI2
Number of Total Batteries Included
0
Portable
Yes
Power Source
Electric
Power Type
Corded Electric
Product Weight (lb.)
29
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
30-Day
Stage Count
Single Stage
Tank Material
Steel
Tank Style
Pancake
Tools Product Type
Air Compressor
Voltage (v)
110v
Voltage (volts)
110

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
ETL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Warranty

Questions & Answers

28Questions67Answers

I bought the California AUX10 tank. How do I hook this to my compressor so that the compressor w...

Asked by macmizer September 7, 2020
3
Answers

This is perfect for my use

is it ok for nail guns

Asked by delbert July 23, 2020
10
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Yes it will work, fine but not way too many in a row

I want to use this to spray on sealant for wood fencing what do I need to buy to add to this to do so?

Asked by Sandra June 8, 2020
4
Answers

This compressor very likely doesn't have the capacity for spraying paint. Check the air requirements on your spray gun.

How well does this run at end of long extension cord? I.e. how well does it do with a voltage drop?

Asked by Alexander May 23, 2020
8
Answers

Its probably 4 amps so any cord will work fine even 100 ft

Specifications says pancake style tank. Picture is something else. Are the specifications wrong?

Asked by Dan February 14, 2020
7
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Specification description is wrong. This is Hot Dog style, as pictured,not a pancake.

Why do this compressor run every few minuites.is this normal. Thanks elvin

Asked by Gilly April 17, 2019
6
Answers

You have an air tank that makes the air compressor turn on and off cycling.

Can i use it on a airbrush (10-30 PSI)? And what is the duty cycle? Thank you

Asked by Airbrush January 29, 2019
9
Answers

I think it would be perfect for an airbrush.

Would this be suitable for hobby airbrushing?

Asked by James January 19, 2019
10
Answers

Rex What is a PS I On that compressor

I am going to use this item as a basic airbruch compressor. do I need to purchase the Water and O...

Asked by challengerman1 October 8, 2018
5
Answers

I recommend you this tool.just plug and working.

Will this run off of a modified sine wave inverter? Like in an RV.

Asked by PatJr September 29, 2018
5
Answers

If it is 500 watts running or more yes

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.8
    out of 278 reviews
  • 91% recommend this product
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I said I would not recommend this based on my use case. I do not need a compressor yet for pneum...
I said I would not recommend this based on my use case. I do not need a compressor yet for pneumatic tools. Most of my tools are all battery operated. However, I do have a need to use a compressor to cleanup the shop since I do wood working. Dust still gets into everything even though I have a large dust collection system. If I use this compressor to cleanup a work area, the pressure is set to the highest setting and then I start it up. When blowing the area I noticed that within 15 to 20 seconds, the compressor has to kick in because the 1 gallon tank is loosing the pressure. Well that is how it should work. The issue is that as you continue to use the air to clean the area, the compressor cannot keep up with the use of the air so what happens is that after about 45 seconds to a minute, the air pressure is so low that the unit is not usable. In other words, the compressor cannot keep up with the use of the air. I would have thought that this would not be the case. So for a unit this small, keep in mind what your use case is. I was confident I would be ok because I saw reviews that stated someone had 3 air brush artists hooked up to this compressor and it was fine. Unless the artists are making real short bursts of air for their air guns, I don't see how I could continue to use this. Someone suggested getting the 10 gallon surplus tank. Ahhh I don't know. Now cost wise I could have just bought a larger unit then. Not sure I will be keeping this thing. Granted I could lower the pressure a bit which may keep so much air from being used right up front. Also take a break every so many seconds to let the tank fill faster. I can tell you this. The compressor is quieter than a typical conversation. I love that as I have a 8 gallon Husky that is outreageously loud. I am going to still sell the barely used Husky.
by Macmizer
2 people found this helpful
This thing is quiet! Builds up air reasonably quick and feels like a quality compressor. When I r...
This thing is quiet! Builds up air reasonably quick and feels like a quality compressor. When I replace my larger shop compressor I will probably get another California air.
by BFJ
1 person found this helpful
Quiet!! Purchased for purpose of filling my bicycle tires and other odds/ends. I live in a cond...
Quiet!! Purchased for purpose of filling my bicycle tires and other odds/ends. I live in a condo and wanted a compressor that was quiet. This compressor fills fast, is VERY quiet, has a small footprint and a nice/sturdy handle for transporting. Paired it with a Husky polyurethane air hose (super light) and an air compressor kit. Happy with my purchase!
by l291z
2 people found this helpful
havent had very long but it is very quiet and fast at keeping tank full. i bought it for the quie...
havent had very long but it is very quiet and fast at keeping tank full. i bought it for the quiet cause my shop is off my living room and didnt want the noise most compressors make now a days. so far very pleased with my purchase hope it lasts a very long time.
by srt
1 person found this helpful
I have another large California Air compressor that I have been using for a couple years now and ...
I have another large California Air compressor that I have been using for a couple years now and its been flawless. I bought this one because of its size. I can carry it into my apartments to do work and it's extremely quiet and light weight. I use it mainly for running a brad nailer for installing trim. Does a great job and is perfect size for this task. It doesn't take many brad nails to make it come on but when it does it only runs seconds and is up to pressure once again. It came quickly to my doorstep and was double boxed so nothing was damaged during shipment. If your looking for a small compressor for quick, quiet jobs, this is it.
by Dooglas
7 people found this helpful
I bought this compressor because I wanted something very quiet. It REALLY is quiet compared to ot...
I bought this compressor because I wanted something very quiet. It REALLY is quiet compared to other air compressors. It will be used for miscellaneous things around the house such as inflating tires, blowing out coils, etc. I accidentally broke off the end of the pressure regulator and California Air Tools sent a replacement at no charge.
by RJinTX
5 people found this helpful
I really like the design of this compressor, and the operation is indeed quiet enough to hold a n...
I really like the design of this compressor, and the operation is indeed quiet enough to hold a normal conversation sitting next to it while running. My issues were with quality control. I purchased two of these in as many weeks. The first one had a faulty output regulator and the top pressure switch assembly was not snugly threaded onto the tank riser, causing a fairly rapid discharge of the tank without any use. The output regulator would drop a good 30 psi during use, compared to around 5 psi for a properly functioning regulator. After returning in-store and ordering another one, I received the second only to discover about a teaspoon of tiny steel balls rolling around in the tank. The regulator functioned with a blow gun as compared to the previous unit, but I returned it rather than risk damage to my tools. I spoke to California Air Tools and they were very nice (and seemed shocked at my run of bad luck), but I'm going to have to call it quits with this particular model. Overall: +Good Design; +Good Customer Service; +Quiet Operation; -Poor Quality Control
by RnDMonkey
16 people found this helpful
Quiet has a new definition, it brings tire pressure on rv and truck to 65psi effortlessly, very l...
Quiet has a new definition, it brings tire pressure on rv and truck to 65psi effortlessly, very light 29#, Having it run next to you has a very acceptable noise level.
by Tony
REAL NICE FOR THE PRICE WORKS GREAT WITH MY TACK GUN AND QUIET TO
REAL NICE FOR THE PRICE WORKS GREAT WITH MY TACK GUN AND QUIET TO
by FUZZYSMITH2630BFT
Quiet, light and does what I need it to do
Quiet, light and does what I need it to do
by Adam
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