The PD9160A, 60 amp power converter is designed to provide reliable filtered DC power to all recreational vehicle 12-volt lighting and appliance circuits. The PD9160 converter also provides safe and rapid recharging of RV batteries. Built-in features such as electronic current limiting, reverse battery protection, high voltage protection, low voltage operation, and over temperature shut down ensure long term reliability. The built-in TCMS (Total Charge Management System) connector allows the RV manufacturer, dealer, or owner to easily add the Charge Wizard. The Charge Wizard is a microprocessor-controlled system that constantly monitors the battery voltage and use to ensure a rapid; yet, safe, recharge. The Charge Wizard can select one of three charging voltages and one of four operating modes depending on the condition and use of the battery.
- Input: 105-130 VAC, 725 Watts
- Output: 14.6 VDC, 60 Amps
- Dimensions: 9.15”L x 7.38”W x 3.6”H
- Weight: 5.8 lbs.
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- Reverse battery protection protects converters from damage resulting from improper (reverse) battery lead connection.
- Units deliver filtered DC power to the Lithium Ion Batteries to ensure their built-in electronic balancing circuits operate properly.
- Electronic current limiting automatically reduces output voltage when maximum capacity is exceeded. Protects your investment.
- Low line voltage protection automatically shuts converter down if input voltage is insufficient.
- Variable speed intelligent cooling fan automatically monitors converter temperature and activates fan at speed required.
- High voltage protection protects converter from spikes or surge of volt age over 135V.
- Automatic thermal protection reduces converter output to safe levels when unit temperature exceeds pre-set limits and protects converter from damage due to excessive heat.
- Output Voltage can be FACTORY ADJUSTED to meet OEM requirements for various Lithium Ion Battery chemistries and voltages. Standard “L” series voltages are set for 14.6/28.55 volts to meet requirements for Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries. Other chemistries may require different voltages.
- The PD9100L Series can be wired in parallel to charge at much higher current rates. They can also be wired in series/parallel to charge 36, 48, 60, 72 and higher voltage battery packs at high charge rates.
2 year limited warranty.
Lithium Ion Batteries require special balancing circuits and chargers! 12-Volt Lithium Ion Batteries are composed of 4 cells, each with a voltage rating of 3.2-volts wired in series providing a total output of 12.8 Volts. Lithium Iron Phosphate type cells are the safest and most common type used, however, they must never be charged to a voltage over 4-Volts and must never be discharged below 2-volts, or they will be damaged. Due to manufacturing inconsistencies, each Lithium Ion Cell is different (i.e. they will each charge and discharge at different rates). These cell differences make recharging Lithium Batteries fairly complex and requires that the battery manufacturer install electronic balancing circuits inside the battery to prevent overcharging a cell, or discharging too much. While these balancing circuits protect the cells, they can increase recharge times, depending on the mix of cells in each 12-volt battery pack. This increase in recharge time is especially apparent in higher voltage and or higher current battery packs. Lithium Ion Batteries also require battery chargers that can produce ahigher voltage than provided by standard 12-volt or 24-volt lead/acid battery chargers. Trying to recharge a Lithium Ion Battery with a standard lead/acid charger will result in a partially charged battery and MAY REDUCE BATTERY LIFE!