The 12V Low Flow Compressor is lightweight (9.5 kg) and easy to transport. It is oil-less and uses a 12 V DC power source to operate, such as a car battery. Alligator clips are used to simply connect to a power source. The Compressor uses a 7.6 L tank, rated to 150 psi. It operates at up to 125 psi, as such, it is useful for low flow sampling applications to depths of 30 m.