Product Reviews: AC Electrical Components

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FTZ 94130 Controlled Cycle Crimp Tool

PROs:

  • Ratchet mechanism ensures a proper crimp by not releasing until cycle is complete
  • Compound action delivers maximum crimp force
  • Cushion grip handles

CONs:

Blue Sea M2 DC State of Charge Battery Monitor

PROs:

  • Accurately measures and monitors state-of-charge of 1 bank
  • Measures 3 voltage and 1 current
  • Supports programmable shunt ratios

CONs:

  • Display size is 55mm X 28mm

Hubbell Wiring Twist-Lock 3-Phase Circuit Tester

PROs:

  • Twist-Lock App available to iOS and Android
  • Comes with carabiner for option to attach
  • Small for factor

CONs:

Charles Marine Isolation Transformers

PROs:

  • Meets all the requirements of ABYC
  • Eliminates the need for polarity alarms and galvanic isolators
  • Convection-cooled enclosure meets NMEA requirements

CONs:

  • No internal breakers
  • Loud humming noise when in use from far away
  • Very heavy for their size

Blue Sea 5511E Dual Circuit Plus Switch

PROs:

  • Keeps both circuits separate during normal operation
  • Ability to combine batteries in an emergency
  • Large electrical connectors in back

CONs:

  • No alternator field disconnect
  • Not able to switch circuits individually

Smart Plug - 30A Boatside Inlet and Connector

PROs:

  • Trip thermostat in inlet cuts power before overheating
  • Straight electrical blades with 20x more contact area
  • Three weatherproof seals

CONs:

  • Existing shorepower cord needs to be modified
  • Need Smartplug adaptor for old 30A receptacle

Newmar GI-30 Galvanic Isolator

PROs:

  • Blocks low voltage currents on AC grounding wire
  • Reduces risk of stray current corrosion
  • Fail safe design provides a closed circuit in the event of failure

CONs:

  • Requires a diode multi-meter tester to confirm operation
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