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Belva BB1D

1.0 Farad Capacitor with Digital Red Display

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General Features

  • 1.0 Farad Power Capacitor
  • Perfect for systems up to 1000W
  • Red digital voltage display
  • Audible warning indicators
  • Includes clear mounting brackets
  • Automatic shutoff protection
  • 10-16 Volts DC
  • Accepts any gauge of wire with ring terminals
  • Dimensions: 10-1/2"L x 4-1/2"W x 3-1/2"H
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's warranty

Capacitor Specifications

Capacitance (farads)
Capacitors are rated in farads, and at times microfarads or millionths of a farad. The more farads the capacitor is rated at, the more electrical charge (and wattage) the capacitor will hold. Capacitance is defined as the property of storing an electrical charge between two separate conductors.
1 farads
LCD Meter Display
Displays the current voltage and/or other specification on an LCD readout.
Yes
Maximum Input Gauge Size
This is the largest gauge wire that will fit into the power and ground terminals of this device. The lower the gauge number, the thicker the wire is. For example, a 4 gauge wire is thicker than an 8 gauge wire and thus has higher current carrying capacity. Always do your best to get this size wire to reduce the risk of damage to your components.
Any Gauge with use of Ring Terminal AWG
Maximum Output Gauge Size
This number refers to the maximum size of wire that will fit into the output connector(s) of the capacitor, battery terminal, or any other connector with an wire output.
Any Gauge with use of Ring Terminal AWG
Built-In Distribution Block
A built-in distribution block simply means that the item includes a distribution block. The built-in distribution block will split the single power input into a multiple power output.
No
Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.
Red
Secondary Color
A color that compliments the main color of the product.
Black
Illumination
This is the color of the illuminated LED lights on the unit.
Red
Width
The width of the item from left to right (side-to-side) measured in inches.
4-1/2"
Height
The height of the item, measured from top to bottom, in inches.
10-1/2"
Depth
The front-to-rear depth of the item, in inches. If the item is angled or slanted, this value is the bottom measurement.
3-1/2"

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
74%
4 Star
26%
3 Star
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2 Star
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1 Star
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Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.7
Value
4.9
Features
4.7
Design
4.9
Usability
4.9
Isaac

Marlton, NJ

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Surprised at quality (pleasantly)

January 7, 2014

Using this to help run 400Wx2 subs. I didn't want to put so much into a cap this time around, but I didn't want to get ripped off with poo quality either. Turns out the build quality is great on this, and the price is great too. Looks nice too, I have nothing to complain about.

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Thomas

Weymouth, MA

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Great Product and Price

November 26, 2014

This product works. Not as much as i would have loved it to but it helps and light dimming. I got to do some more on my end to make it perfect. I would still recommend this to anyone.

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ke5egp5702

Alamogordo nm

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good value works as advertised

November 2, 2014

Really helped my amp but still having headlight dimming. But not as bad. Also not sure but the little blue light keeps flashing on mine once in a while not sure why. But it has really helped my system.

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Andres L. San Miguel

Vega Baja, PR

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Great product!

October 31, 2014

Now my 1993 honda accord sounds better than ever! Exellent product 100% recomended!

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HAROLD

Duluth, GA

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capacitor

October 27, 2014

only have this product for a couple months, good so far
i totally recommend this company

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Dennis

Jasper, MO

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Just enough!

September 13, 2014

First, this product really works as described. I have a 1000 watt Planet Audio amp that is a voltage and amperage hog. I could actually see my light dim when running the sound moderately. I was sceptical that this simple cap could supply enough capacity to effectively solve this dimming issue. After about 3 days, the cap was operating to perfection. No more dimming lights. Also, I notice my speakers actually sounded more crisp and edgy. I wonderful improvement in sound quality. I am very satisfied.

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Ryan

Lakeville, MN

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Works Well

August 28, 2014

Capacitor works great for the affordable price. No complaints yet

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Craig

Panama City, FL

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Much Better

June 22, 2014

I installed this to help with headlight dimming at night and it helped a lot. I have a Pioneer digital 800 watt RMS amp and adding this seemed to help make my amp come alive. Installing and charging was stupid easy. My subs are hitting harder and seem to have a better sound. It didn't totally take away the headlight dimming but it's not nearly as noticeable and it only does it slightly on certain hard-hitting songs. My alternator is 165amp and I have a stock battery so I'll probably upgrade the battery in the future too but I don't go around "bassing" all of the time either.

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eduardo

elgin, TX

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Easy install

April 23, 2014

the thing is Im not sure wether it helds energy or not but the volt meter is pretty awesome

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zeb

topeka, IN

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Exactly what I needed

April 21, 2014

Before I was running just a Boss 1200 watt woofer with a Boss 1500 watt amp and I could definitely see dimming. I upgraded to a 15'' Earthquake sub and knew I would need this. I see no dimming at all now, works perfectly.

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mike

Bloomington, Indiana

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Nice product

April 13, 2014

Was looking for a capacitor to help with my car's battery and alternator with the addition of a rockford fosgate preloaded 12" sub, box, amp combination. Capacitors are essentially the same despite the brand. This one features quick negative, positive hook up. No rem wire to turn it on. Con - when it displayed 13.8 volts on the cap, the voltage going to it was actually 14.4 volts on the craftsman voltage meter. Otherwise, nice product.

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jay

laurel, MS

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good product for a good price.

April 8, 2014

I bought this capacitor a lil over a month ago, it really was easy to install and works really well.. I just wish it came with terminal rings, I had a little trouble finding them..

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RANDALL

Riverview, FL

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MIXED FEELINGS

March 14, 2014

WORKS EXACTLY AS DESCRIBED, HOWEVER WHEN TIGHTING ONE OF THE ALLEN CONNECTORS IT RANG OFF WITH MED TIGHTNING STRENGTH, BE CAREFUL!!

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JD

Frederick, MD

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Reliable Product

February 18, 2014

This capacitor gave my system a much needed boost. Easy to install, charge, and operate. Worth every penny.

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slipchop

west allis, Wisconsin

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great product

January 26, 2014

For the price it wasn't bad. I would recommend it for a start for a good beginner's audio system.

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Lol

Coaldale, PA

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Great!

December 14, 2013

Very easy to use and quick to set up, does exactly what it says. Great price for this product no issues at all.

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DJ Todd

Delray Beach Florida

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Great Capacitor

December 12, 2013

This is my 2cnd purchase as I have expanded my audio system in my vehicle. Ive had the 1st one for about a year and I have had zero problems with the 2cnd. I highly recommend Sonic for all your car audio needs. They have great products fast service and are very reliable. I will use them again for next purchase for sure. Thanks guys. Todd

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Michael

Weaverville, NC

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its stinger

December 4, 2013

Have owned many of there products and installed them always been pleased with them would recommend to anybody

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Terry

San DIego, CA

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Gets the job done

October 20, 2013

Works fine, only weird thing is that the voltage display does not have a remote wire hook up so it stays on after you shut the system down. It eventually turns off, I don't know how, but it doesn't drain the battery or anything. Looks clean, great for the price, would recommend.

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Jazpee

Vail,CO

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Great Cap 4 The Price

October 7, 2013

Used this cap for my install, great product, great price, easy to use, LED read out is great!

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Accessory Tools and Products

Accessories added

NVX Precut Power/Ground Wire (4 AWG)

5 ft. of NVX's HyperFlex power/ground cable with high-current transfer and blue insulation.

Your Price $15.99

Directed DEI Resistors (15-Pack)

Pack of resistors with various values (ohms) perfect for the initial charge of your capacitor.

Your Price $1.99

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To Filter AC Ripple from Alternator
Isaac S on Oct 23, 2014
Accessory for an auto sound system.
Eric B on Sep 22, 2014
Because I needed something to boost my amp when I am dropping the beat.
leonardo o on Oct 20, 2014
helps maintain bass without dimming lights
Bill S on Sep 16, 2014
What is the ring terminal diameter for the capasitor? 5/16, 3/8, 1/4... I know the cable is 8 gauge but not the ring diameter that fix. Thank you
A shopper on Nov 3, 2014
Best Answer: I went with a 5/16 opening ring terminal. Fits snugly but slight wiggle room. Not an issue once u tighten up the screw. Secure and tight and haven't had any issues for over 6 months. Hope this helps.
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

BB1D

UPC

818060010781

Weight

3.20lbs

Internal SKU

bb1d

Internal Product ID

48245

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: Belva BB1D