Features January 2008 Issue

Xantrex Battery Accessories

XBM, C40 allow you to track battery performance and regulate its charging.

We found that in order to evaluate the wind generators’ performance effectively, we had to be able to monitor and log the cumulative amp hours each produced during the entire test period. The XBM Battery Monitor enabled us to do this. The XBM monitor uses microprocessor technology to provide complete battery status information and features a lighted, easy-to-read digital LCD readout showing volts, amps, amp hours consumed, and operating time remaining. Another handy feature is a bar graph that displays the battery’s current state of charge in a simple graphical format. Historical information such as charge efficiency, deepest discharge, and average discharge are available at the touch of a button—buttons that are splash proof, allowing the meter to be flush-mounted in a semi-exposed location.

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