Feb 23, 2021

Xantrex FREEDOM XC PROXantrex, a subsidiary of Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) and a leading manufacturer of power inverters and solar panels, today announces the introduction of two new FREEDOM XC PRO Marine models, continuing the evolution of the most popular and highest selling inverter/charger brand.
 
The new compact and lightweight inverter/chargers pack a host of features including 50A transfer relay* and dead battery charging; the ability to charge any battery chemistry including lithium ion and NMEA 2000 communications. The NMEA 2000 communications allows the inverter/charger to integrate with other compliant devices, enabling it to be monitored and controlled via a single Multi Function Display (MFD) along with the other compliant onboard connected devices.
 
The new FREEDOM XC PRO Marine has set a new benchmark in terms of power density and features and comes in both 2000-watt and 3000-watt models. The 3000-watt model which comes with a 150-amp battery charger weighs only 18.5 lbs. making this inverter/charger the lightest and smallest in its class. The 2000-watt model features a 100-amp battery charger. Both models can surge to two times their rated power for five seconds, another benchmark for inverters in this topography. Other key features include full output in higher temperatures, operation control via ignition key, and monitoring and control via Bluetooth app available on both iOS and Android.
 
Both models are certified to UL458 with marine supplement and meet FCC Class B. They are tested for multiple environmental stresses including moisture, corrosion resistance, and salt and fog spray.

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Association of Marina IndustriesSave the date for the 2022 AMI Conference & Expo in Daytona Beach, FL on February 1-3, 2022. Plan ahead and book your room at the host hotel to receive your discounted rates!

The Association of Marina Industries Conference & Expo is THE leading marina and boatyard conference. It is geared specifically toward marina and boatyard owners; operators and managers; as well as dock masters, harbormasters, boat builders and repairers, and industry consultants. 

 

 

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