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Thinkware iVOLT BAB-50 Battery Pack

$249.99

Overview

Thinkware iVOLT BAB-50 Battery Pack

Designed for Thinkware Dash Cams, the BAB-50 is an excellent solution to enhancing the parking mode features of the dash cam and eliminate wear and tear on the vehicle’s battery. When your vehicle is powered off, the BAB-50 will provide power to your dash cam for parking mode recording.

The BAB-50 is compact-sized, making it easy to hide inside the vehicle, especially in smaller vehicles. The BAB-50 takes approximately 45 minutes to fully charge (7A Speed Charge) and can power a dual-channel dash cam system up to 16 hours.

Made up of LiFePo4 (Lithium Iron Phosphate) cells, the BAB-50 is designed to withstand extreme temperatures, go through more charge cycles (up to 1,500 charge cycles) and is more environmentally-friendly than traditional Lithium-ion batteries.

Without a battery pack, some vehicles may bring up a ‘Battery Discharge’ warning if you leave your dash cam running in Parking Surveillance Mode for several hours as it is detected as an excessive vehicle battery drain. Fitting a battery pack is the best solution to prevent it from happening.

Note

12V Cigarette Charging Cable is not included. The iVOLT BAB-50 must be hardwired to the fusebox.

Thinkware Hardwire Kit is required for the Unspliced 3-Wire Output Cable option. We strongly recommend soldering the wires for a secure connection between the Thinkware Hardwire Kit and the Unspliced 3-Wire Output Cable. For a plug and play experience, choose the Spliced Hardwire Kit.

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What's Included

  • Thinkware iVolt Mini Battery Pack
  • Power Input Hardwire Cable
  • Output Cable of Your Choice
  • Add-A-Fuse of Your Choice
  • Velcro Tape
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1-Year Warranty

Specifications

Input Power

12.0V – 15.5V / 10A MAX

Output Voltage / Current

12.0V – 14.6V / 2.0A MAX

Charging Voltage / Current

14.6V / 7A (Hardwire)
14.6V / 5A (Plug & Play)

Charging Time

About 45 minutes (Hardwire)
About 60 minutes (Cigarette Plug)

Usage Time

1-Channel: Up to 20 hours (2.9Wh)
2-Channel: Up to 16 hours (3.5Wh)

Battery

LiFePo4 (Lithium iron phosphate)

Battery Capacity

12.8V 4,500mAh 57.6Wh

Charge Cycles

up to 1,500 charge cycles

Dimensions

165.4(W) x 131.2(L) x 36.8(H)

Weight

0.95kg

Operating Temperature

Charging: 0°C~45°C
Discharging: -10°C~60°C

Storage Temperature

-10°C ~ 60°C

Storage Humidity Range

65% ±20%RH

Warranty

1-Year Warranty

FAQ

Got Questions? Need Help?

See helpful iVOLT BAB-50 questions and answers on our FAQ Knowledge Base.

Customer Reviews

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iVolt BAB-50 External Battery
Hi Dung, thanks for leaving a detailed review. We're glad to hear the battery worked out for you and is giving you that peace of mind that you needed with your VIOFO. Ask us if you have any questions in the future.
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thinkware Battery Pack and radar
Thanks for leaving a review, Sebastian, and for shopping at BlackboxMyCar!
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Great Unit with a Smaller Footprint
Hi Timothy, thanks for leaving a review. You're right in that it's smaller than the Cellink NEO battery pack, and we're glad to see that it works well for you :)

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iVolt BAB-50 External Battery
Hi Dung, thanks for leaving a detailed review. We're glad to hear the battery worked out for you and is giving you that peace of mind that you needed with your VIOFO. Ask us if you have any questions in the future.
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thinkware Battery Pack and radar
Thanks for leaving a review, Sebastian, and for shopping at BlackboxMyCar!
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Great Unit with a Smaller Footprint
Hi Timothy, thanks for leaving a review. You're right in that it's smaller than the Cellink NEO battery pack, and we're glad to see that it works well for you :)

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VIOFO rocks!!
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Thanks for leaving a review, Trevor!
4 days of use... so far so good
Hi Kenneth, thanks for sharing your feedback with us. We're glad to hear that you were able to get all the instructions you needed through our videos to install your dash cam. It's great to see that it worked out! Ask us anytime if you have any questions.
Hardwire kit
Hi Christopher, unfortunately, the dash cam does register that as an 'impact'. That's just the sensitivity of the dash cam! We're confident that you'll get used to it :)
Amazing Dash Cam
Good product and service
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Viofo a129 duo 4k pro & BBMC
Great customer service on my purchase
Hi Laurence, thank you for shopping with us! Great choice on the tamper proof case.
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Very good dual channel dash cam
Camera is awesome, backorder took a long time.
Thinkware rear cam.
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Easy
Great Camera
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Five stars not for tape
EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE
Thanks for leaving a review, Rex! We're glad to hear our team was able to help you out.
Good product at good price.
Hi Jordan, thanks for shopping with us. Sorry about the delays - we have had some logistical issues due to the coronavirus. We do appreciate you for your patience, and we're glad to hear that everything worked out.
Glad I purchased Q800
Hi Golferguy, awesome - glad to hear your installation worked out perfectly! Thanks for shopping with us :)