May 25, 2021

CDI BalmarBalmar LLC, manufacturer of onboard DC charging systems for cruising sail boat, power boat and RV motorhomes has announced the full production release of the MC- 618 Smart Regulator and SG205 Battery Monitor. Both products are immediately available for shipment and work with both Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

The MC-618 upgrades Balmar’s venerable MC-614 alternator regulator by adding communication capabilities through a connection to the SG200 family of battery monitors. This means that real-time alternator and regulator information can be displayed on either the SG200 Color Display and/or the Balmar Smartphone App. Balmar has also added new regulation features to the MC-618, including a “Force-to-Float” capability, cold weather protection for lithium batteries and an additional standard charging profile for Firefly Carbon Foam AGM batteries.

The SG205 extends Balmar’s SG200 product family in a cost-effective manner by eliminating the need for the bulkhead mounted 2” Color Display. The SG205 ships with a SmartShunt and Bluetooth® Gateway for users who want to view battery and regulator information solely from their smartphones. The SG205 SmartShunt is expandable if Color Displays or additional battery banks are added at a future date.

“Balmar customers for years have requested we include a topside display capability with our Max Charge regulator family” explained Chris Witzgall, Balmar Product Manager. “With the MC-618 and SG205 working together, now boaters and RV owners can see what the charging system is doing in real-time and also set up or adjust charging programs from their smartphones. All this works seamlessly in concert with the best-in-class battery monitoring capability of SG200 technology. Now the battery charging and monitoring systems are integrated in one family of devices and displays.”

Balmar’s MC-618 and SG205 are available around the world through its business channel partners. For more information go to www.balmar.net

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