The Fastest and Lightest Instantaneous Engine Starting System on The Market!

The new lightweight, 30-gallon, Cap•Start® 3000 + Air Light allows you to rapidly start multiple vehicles in succession and provide the air power you need! Utilizing revolutionary new Vanair® Fast Start and Super Capacitor™ (VSC™) technology, Vanair’s® Cap•Start® 3000 + Air Light provides you with instantaneous starting power for all your heavy duty machinery, company fleets, and off road vehicles, keeping you up and running. No more waiting for your batteries to charge — getting you back to work in mere seconds. The Cap•Start® 3000 + Air Light is the fastest vehicle starting system on the market, offering:

  • 3000+ AMPS of Instantaneous Starting Power
  • 12VDC/24VDC Charging and Starting Capabilities
  • 24 CFM and Up to 175 PSI of Air Power for All Your Pneumatic Tool Needs
  • 240 AMP Self-Regulating Alternator for Fast Recharging
  • Innovative Vanair® Super Capacitor (VSC™)
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12/24VDC StartingUp to 3240 AMP Starting Capability
DC Alternator240 AMP at 12VDC/24VDC
Compressor TypeReciprocating
CFM Rating24 CFM
Air Pressure175 PSIG Max
Engine Type22.1 HP Honda® IGX700 EFT ETB
Drive SystemDual V-Belt
Fuel TypeGasoline
Fuel CapacityOptional Remote 11-Gal. Tank

Dimensions with Fittings (In.):
45.7L x 22.8W x 25.4H | Dry Weight (Lbs.): 360 | Skid Mount
46.7L x 23.4W x 42.7H | Dry Weight (Lbs.): 479 | 30-Gallon Tank Mount


  • Vanair® Super Capacitor (VSC™)
  • 3000 + AMPS Starting Capability
  • 12VDC/24VDC Charge & Start
  • 240 AMP Infinitely Variable Alternator
  • 2-Stage Reciprocating Air Compressor
  • Up to 24 CFM and 175 PSI
  • Unloader Valves
  • Electronic Fuel Injected Honda® 22.1 HP IGX700 EFI ETB
  • Automatic Electronic Throttle Control
  • Heavy-Duty Belt Drive System


  • 30 Feet of 3/0 Polar-Grade Starting Cable
  • UL/AWG Specification Compliant
  • Fine Stranded, Flexible Copper
  • Cold Weather Flexibility
  • Tangle Resistant
  • Chemical, Abrasion and Water Resistant
  • Extruded Polarity Stripe for Safety Identification


  • Color LED Digital Display
  • Engine Start/Stop Function
  • Hour Meter
  • Voltage and Amperage Output Display
  • Battery Charge/Start Mode Function
  • Integrated Fault Codes and Warnings
  • Fault Level (If Applicable)


  • Fully Powder Coated Aluminum Enclosure
  • Aluminum Enclosure Around Electrical or Critical Components
  • 3/16″ Thick Steel Frame
  • Optional Removable Lifting Eye
  • Easy Service Access


  • Weather Resistant Electrical Enclosure
  • Smart, Self-Regulating Charging System
  • Protect•All® Safety Technology & Fault Codes
  • Remote Panel Connection Harness in Multiple Lengths
  • Industrial 3/0 Polar-Grade Starting Cables (25, 30, 35 & 40 ft. Lengths)
  • Bumper/Remote-Mount Start Receptacles
  • Vibration Isolators
  • Remote Air Tanks
  • Remote Fuel Tank
  • Remote Battery Box & Battery Kits
  • Cable Kits for Connection to Chassis Battery
  • Maintenance Kit
  • Cold Weather Kits
  • California CARB Compliance Kits