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If you have ever suffered downtime due to the failure of lead-acid batteries you know the event's cost is more than just the purchase price of the battery. Lead-acid batteries have limitations and are being pushed to the limits with today’s electrical demands. The situation gets worse as the electrical demands increase and will make the dependence on the lead-acid battery for starting your engine a risky scenario.

KAPower may look like another battery, but it is NOT a battery. KAPower is a Nickel Carbon Supercapacitor (aka Ultracapacitor) and when wired in parallel with batteries, down time from a “DEAD” battery is ELIMINATED.

KAPower is designed as an auxiliary power source to be installed in a simple circuit in parallel with batteries. Even with “run down” batteries, KAPower gives an engine the power it needs to start. KAPower is initially energized from the vehicle’s electrical system and then stores energy until it is needed. It is virtually unaffected by temperatures and is completely maintenance free. KAPower has a long service life upwards of 1,000,000 cycles without loss of cranking power compared to an average battery’s life of 300 - 500 cycles. KAPower may even outlast the equipment it is installed on. In addition, KAPower also achieves weight reduction while increasing cranking power. Thousands of units are in service and have been operating effectively for many years.

KAPower is the only Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitor (EDLC) device that has been approved for engine starting by the U.S. Military.



Eliminate the cost and down time associated with jump-starting
KAPower's low dependence on the state of charge enables KAPower to crank an engine with as little as 9 Volts. In addition, KAPower can sit nonmetered for up to 2 years while still supplying enough power to crank.

Eliminate the costs and maintenance associated with starting batteries
KAPower has a 15 - 20 year service life and is completely maintenance free.

KAPower AdvantagesVehicles 2
Asymetric Nickel Carbon Proprietary and PATENTED asymmetric design allows more energy compared to symmetrical ultracapacitors due to the intrinsic two-fold increase in capacitance.
"DEAD" Battery Starts KAPower is the ONLY supercapacitor (ultracapacitor) design that allows an engine to crank regardless of the state of the batteries.
Full Recharge In 30 Seconds Recharges to 100% capacity in as little as 15 - 30 seconds.
Virtually Unaffected By Temperatures Military tested and approved for engine starting applications as low as -40° F.
Long Storage Life KAPower is the ONLY supercapacitor (ultracapacitor) design that will hold its energy for upwards of 2 years without needing a charge.
Simple Design NO voltage balancing between the cells. KAPower requires no sophisticated electronic controls as with symmetrical designs.
Weight Reduction A single 120kJ KAPower has roughly the same power as 4 Group 31 batteries. Lead-acid batteries can be removed while increasing cranking power.
Low Internal Resistance Unlike lead-acid batteries, KAPower's internal resistance has a low dependance on the state of charge (SOC).
Contains No Lead Suffers none of the drawbacks associated with lead-acid batteries.
Long Life Maintains cranking performance for upwards of 1,000,000 cycles and has a 15 - 20 year life.
Safe KAPower uses potassium hydroxide as an electrolyte. The same electrolyte used in most common household batteries.
Easy To Instal KAPower has several PATENTED methods for installation depending on what power needs are trying to be achieved.