Xantrex Offers Used Truck Buyers Advice on Choosing Inverters

Xantrex Offers Used Truck Buyers Advice on Choosing Inverters

Buying a used truck and want an inverter? Buying and installing a new inverter isn’t as simple as buying one off a truck stop store shelf and plugging it into a lighter. Surge capacity, UL-certification, low-voltage disconnect, dead battery charging capability through shore power are just a few of the options drivers should be looking for. A great deal of thought should also go into its installation. Xantrex offers some valuable advice in this feature.

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Inverter Sales on the Rise in New Truck Orders

Inverter Sales on the Rise in New Truck Orders

Over the last two years, inverter installations on new Class 8 trucks have increased by 17 percent, according to Xantrex, which expects installations to climb another 5 percent in 2017. Inverters are popular among drivers, who appreciate how they can power their household appliances – like laptops, microwaves and TVs, just like at home.

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Xantrex Expands “Tech Doctor” Educational Series to Help Power Inverter Users

Xantex announces updates to its popular on-line educational series that offers users information to get the most out of inverters and electrical systems. The site provides links to YouTube videos as well as troubleshooting tips, answers to frequently asked questions and technical insight.

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Owner-Operators and Other Truckers Share Xantrex Stories on My X-Perience Platform

A few years ago Xantrex launched a program that would allow Xantrex users to share their experiences with Xantrex products. Owner-operators Jim Kennif, Edward Prince, Jake Bates and dozens of others answered the call and shared their stories in some unique and personal videos. You can view them all on the Xantrex “My X-Perience” program page on You Tube.

Xantrex Introduces New True Sine Wave Inverter/Charger Freedom HFS

Xantrex Introduces New True Sine Wave Inverter/Charger Freedom HFS

Xantrex has added a new true sine wave inverter/charger to its successful line of mobile power for commercial vehicles. The addition of true sine wave allows users to operate sensitive electronics (laptop computers and entertainment system etc.) without interruption.

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How to Choose a Power Inverter: Q&A With Steve Carlson

We’ve done some work with Xantrex, part of Schneider Electric, over the years. Great company with great products for truckers and fleets. Xantrex offers inverters and inverter/chargers on the aftermarket. And, they are an OEM factory-install option (the only inverter that is) with the truck OEMs. That alone speaks volumes about their quality.

Inverters have been around for some time. You’ll find the yin and the yang when it comes to quality—ultimately you get what you pay for. To shed some light on inverters, we asked Steve Carlson, Xantrex’s OEM sales manager, to give his thoughts on the questions he hears most often.

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Power Inverters: 7 Things Fleet Managers Want to Know

Power inverters—devices that convert standard battery (DC) power to AC household power—have been a magnet for controversy, says Steve Carlson, Xantrex’s OEM sales manager. However, the distrust of inverters is becoming a thing of the past as more fleets, owner-operators, and drivers follow proper spec’ing and installation practices.

“The key is for fleets to do their homework and know what’s best for their operation prior to making a purchase,” says Carlson. “One size does not fit all and inverter quality varies greatly.”

Carlson says several questions rise above all others as fleets try to determine which inverters to purchase.

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New 24V Xantrex Inverter-Charger Continues Momentum of Freedom SW Series

New 24V Xantrex Inverter-Charger Continues Momentum of Freedom SW Series

Xantrex Technology has launched a line of all-new 24-volt inverter-chargers designed for use in buses, commercial trucks and other heavy-duty applications. The Freedom SW 24V, available in 2000W/50A and 3000W/75A models, incorporate pure sine wave performance and advanced features including parallel and series stacking and generator support mode.

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