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


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


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 protect your boat from AC shore power reverse polarity. If the cost, size, and weight aren’t an issue, all boats connected to AC shore power should have an isolation transformer.  - Jeff