Why I Would Choose an Isolation Transformer Over a Galvanic Isolator?

Question:

Hi Jeff, why I would choose an isolation transformer over a galvanic isolator? - Captain Wendell

Answer:

Similar to a galvanic isolator, a marine isolation transformer not only isolates the boat from stray ground DC currents on the AC grounding conductor, but an isolation transformer can also protected your boat from AC shorepower reverse polarity. If the cost, size, and weight aren’t an issue, all boats connected to AC shorepower should have an isolation transformer.  - Jeff

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