Product Reviews: Inverters and Chargers

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Xantrex Freedom X 2000W Inverter

PROs:

  • True Sine Wave AC Power: For operation of sensitive and motor loads
  • Quick Installation: Huge wiring bay for easy access and quick connect AC in/out terminals
  • Extended Surge Rating: Surges to 2X continuous power for 2 seconds for motor loads

CONs:

  • Remote panel with cable is sold separately

Charge Your Batteries With An EFOY

PROs:

  • Extremely quiet
  • Starts and stops automatically
  • Maintenance free

CONs:

Xantrex Freedom SW 3012

PROs:

  • Pure sine wave output in two 24-volt models: 2000W and 3000W
  • Compatible with the Xantrex Automatic Generator Start
  • Parallel and series stacking capability

CONs:

  • Automatic Generator Start module sold separately
  • Freedom SW Conext Combox for remote control sold separately

My EFOY Bluetooth Adapter and App

PROs:

  • Statistics such as daily consumption or the average daily operating hours of the fuel cell
  • Fuel cartridge finder allows you to easily located the nearest retailer
  • The new EFOY app is available free of charge in the App Store and at Google Play

CONs:

  • Device must be Bluetooth 4.0 compatible

Maretron DCM100 DC Monitor

PROs:

  • Includes battery harness with fuse, and temperature sensor
  • Waterproof connectors
  • Sealed waterproof enclosure

CONs:

  • Amp-hour counting methodology never shows full battery

ProMariner ProNautic P 1200 Series

PROs:

  • Automatic temperature compensation and built-in safety
  • Power Factor Correction, global AC input
  • Works with Flooded, AGM, GEL and other batteries

CONs:

  • Cannot be paired with another charger for higher output

Victron Skylla-i Battery Charger

PROs:

  • Lighter and smaller than previous models
  • Charge process is easy to control due to the Control GX digital control panel
  • Li-ion (LiFePo4) ready

CONs:

  • Requires a large amount of current from the shore side supply

Victron MultiPlus 800VA-5kVA

PROs:

  • Multi-functional - works as an inverter, a battery charger, and a high speed AC transfer switch
  • PowerAssist feature prevents overload of a limited AC source
  • Uninterrupted AC power

CONs:

  • Low load inverter overhead waste is higher compared to running one inverter with multiple units in use

Mastervolt ChargeMaster 12/100-3

PROs:

  • Supports gel/AGM/wet/Lithium Ion battery types
  • Automatic 3-step+ charging algorithm
  • Supports 3 non-paralleled outputs (1: 100A, 2: 10A, 3: 10A)

CONs:

  • Does not support TPPL

Xantrex TRUECharge2 Battery Charger

PROs:

  • Parallel stacking feature
  • Microprocessor-controlled, multistage charging algorithms
  • Settings for 2 and 3-stage charging

CONs:

  • Limited charging output to 60A
  • Does not support TPPL or LiFePO4 batteries
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