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Xantrex Expands the Freedom Series with New Sine Wave Inverters

01 August 2017

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA Aug. 1, 2017 Xantrex has expanded its popular Freedom series with the launch of four new models. The new series called Freedom X marks the ongoing evolution of the Freedom inverter first launched in 1992.

The Freedom name is synonymous with quality and reliability in multiple industries including truck, utility, recreational vehicle and marine. The Freedom 458, Freedom HF/HFS and Freedom SW inverter/chargers set new benchmarks and have been installed in wide range of commercial applications, said Richard Gaudet, Vice President of Xantrex business at Schneider Electric.

The four new models 2 inverters and 2 inverters with built-in charger offer a multitude of features including extended surge for motor loads, faster transfer time for quick transition from shore to battery, large wiring bay with quick connect AC terminals for fast & easy wiring and a beautiful onboard LED display. Fleets and contractors can choose and set their preferred low battery shutdown voltage to maximize 120Vac electronics run time without sacrificing reliable engine start up. The wide input voltage range, up to 18Vdc is designed for modern vehicles equipped with high voltage alternators. The Ignition control function which controls inverter operation via vehicles ignition circuit or a manually operated switch enables efficient use of battery power. Another key feature is the ability to deliver full rated output power from -4°F to 104°F. All models include internal 30A transfer switch and can be hardwired or installed with the optional GFCI outlet.

Inverters with built-in charger feature power share, power factor correction, temperature compensation, dead battery charging and custom charge algorithms for Li-Ion applications. All models durable construction meet UL458 regulatory standards and are designed to withstand the vibration and shock of tough commercial vehicle applications.


Freedom XC 2000 (817-2080) 2000W Inverter / 80A Charger Available now, Retail US$775

Freedom X 2000 (817-2000) 2000 Inverter Available now, Retail US$625

Freedom XC 1000 (817-1050) 1000W Inverter / 50A Charger Available September, Retail US$575

Freedom X 1000 (817-1000) 1000W Inverter Available September, Retail US$440

For more information on the Freedom X, contact Mitul Chandrani at or +1 604-422-2714.

About Xantrex

The Xantrex brand, owned by Schneider Electric, is one of the most successful and popular brands of onboard AC power technology. Xantrex products are used in a variety of applications in the RV, marine, military, construction, EMS, bus, work service vehicle and commercial truck markets. Xantrex ensures its products are put through extensive reliability testing and certifies its products to comply with various regulatory standards to meet or exceed the applicable requirements for safety, quality, efficiency and environment. With more than three decades of design, engineering and manufacturing experience backed by Schneider Electrics global infrastructure, Xantrex power solutions offer an enviable mix of advanced technology and unmatched bankability.

About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable and efficient, the company's 170,000 plus employees achieved sales of 25 billion euros in 2014, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations Make the most of their energy.

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