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Q. Can I set up battery discharge level or % using a Xantrex inverter?

December 12, 2016

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A. Yes, many Xantrex models have adjustable low voltage disconnects to help protect your batteries from over-discharge. For example, typically in class 8 trucks, drivers use low voltage disconnects, rated at particular voltages, which enables them to power essential electronics while on the road without discharging the batteries to a point where the truck will not start. Set your Low Voltage Disconnect on the inverter to a level that makes sense for the load. Heavier loads may need a lower LVD than a lighter load.

 

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Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of experience working in the industry. His positive energy, hands-on-approach and strong technical insight has proven extremely helpful to truck manufacturers, fleets and dealers. Steve has contributed to several editorials on sleeper cab power in leading truck and fleet magazines. In his free time which is very hard to come by, he enjoys fishing.

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