Kickstart® Hard Start Device

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The only two-wire, pre-assembled starting components Hard Start Kit on the market that uses a high-quality Mechanical Potential Relay in a unique design! Absolutely no use of circuit boards, timers or PTCR devices!

The design sets Kickstart® apart from the competition! Ongoing research and development continues to earn product approval from leading compressor and equipment manufacturers. A first for any two-wire starting device in the HVACR industry. Hard start devices extend the life of compressors considerably by bringing them up to full speed more quickly and efficiently. They also assist compressors in starting under very adverse ambient conditions such as low voltage or high head pressures. All Kickstart® aftermarket products come with a 3-year warranty*!

Models TO-5 (1-3 ton max. torque) and KS-1 (3.5-5 ton max. torque) both work with single-phase 208V, 230V and 265V A/C Refrigeration and Heat Pump Compressors.

*Important Internet Warranty Information: Warranties for products sold via an unauthorized source (i.e. 3rd party) will not be honored. Kickstart® hardstart devices must be installed by licensed contractors. Do not attempt to install them yourself.

KS1 – #96506

Potential relay & start capacitor

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3.5-5.0 ton maximum torque Hard Start Device for single phase 208V, 230V and 265V A/C, refrigeration and heat pump compressors.

Product Codes And Case Sizes
Product Code Size Quantity UPC Interleaved Dimensions Cubic Feet
96506 3.5 – 5 tons 20 021449965064 10021449965061 11.5×13.5×10 0.90

TO5 – #96503

1.0- 3.0 ton maximum torque Hard Start Device for single phase 208V,
230V and 265V A/C, refrigeration and heat pump compressors.

Product Codes And Case Sizes
Product Code Size Quantity UPC Interleaved Dimensions Cubic Feet
96503 1-3 tons 20 021449965033 10021449965030 11.5×13.5×10 0.90