Aug 9, 2017

Sine Wave InverterXantrex has expanded its popular Freedom series with the launch of four new models. The new series called Freedom X marks the ongoing evolution of the Freedom inverter first launched in 1992.

 “The Freedom name is synonymous with quality and reliability in the marine industry. The Freedom Marine, Freedom HF/HFS and Freedom SW inverter/chargers set benchmarks in the industry and have been installed in thousands of boats,” said Richard Gaudet, Vice President of Xantrex business at Schneider Electric.

 The four new models – 2 inverters and 2 inverters with built-in charger offer a multitude of features including extended surge for motor loads, faster transfer time for quick transition from shore to battery, huge wiring bay with quick connect AC terminals for fast & easy wiring and a beautiful onboard LED display.  Its lightweight, durable design meets stringent requirements of the marine supplement of UL for shock and vibration. This coupled with improved climate protection means the inverter will survive the elements and provide full output in temperatures ranging from -4 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. All models include internal 30A transfer switch and can be hardwired or installed with the optional GFCI outlet.

The models with built-in charger feature power share, power factor correction, temperature compensation, dead battery charging and custom charge algorithms for Li-Ion applications. All models meet UL458 regulatory standards.

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