Redundant Link 2000 - monitor w/o control? - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of Old 03-29-2009 Thread Starter
Current Cruiser
 
bareboatskipper's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: aboard, currently in Leewards
Posts: 9
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Redundant Link 2000 - monitor w/o control?

I am trying to sort out the electrical on my new (to me) boat. It has a Xantrex Freedom Marine 25 inverter with a Xantrex control (the kind with the LEDs), which seems to be working fine. I also discovered a Link 2000 on the boat, perhaps from a previous setup. I would like to use this to monitor amps in/out of the house battery bank (4 golf cart batteries), rather than just the crude "snapshot" LEDs which give me battery voltage and current amp usage.

Does anyone know if I can install the Link 2000 to just monitor the house battery amps in/out, without control of the inverter? Or should I just replace the newer unit with the old (still says Heart) Link 2000?

Thanks,

Chris
s/v Troubadour
Beneteau Idylle 15.5
bareboatskipper is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of Old 04-22-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Link panel

I dont know the answer..... but I do need a control panel for my Freedom 15.
Please let me know if you determine that you want to sell either one of them.
thanks in advance. tom
TommyboySD is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of Old 04-22-2009
Telstar 28
 
sailingdog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New England
Posts: 43,290
Thanks: 0
Thanked 14 Times in 12 Posts
Rep Power: 14
         
I'd recommend installing the Link 2000, since, IIRC, it can also control the Freedom series inverters.

Quote:
Originally Posted by bareboatskipper View Post
I am trying to sort out the electrical on my new (to me) boat. It has a Xantrex Freedom Marine 25 inverter with a Xantrex control (the kind with the LEDs), which seems to be working fine. I also discovered a Link 2000 on the boat, perhaps from a previous setup. I would like to use this to monitor amps in/out of the house battery bank (4 golf cart batteries), rather than just the crude "snapshot" LEDs which give me battery voltage and current amp usage.

Does anyone know if I can install the Link 2000 to just monitor the house battery amps in/out, without control of the inverter? Or should I just replace the newer unit with the old (still says Heart) Link 2000?

Thanks,

Chris
s/v Troubadour
Beneteau Idylle 15.5

Sailingdog

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Telstar 28
New England

You know what the first rule of sailing is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take
a boat to the sea you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps
her going when she oughta fall down, tells you she's hurting 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

—Cpt. Mal Reynolds, Serenity (edited)

If you're new to the Sailnet Forums... please read this
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
.

Still—DON'T READ THAT POST AGAIN.
sailingdog is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #4 of Old 04-22-2009
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 3
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
thanks

thanks, I guess you hooked up your 2000 and like it.
Did you leave the standard one installed too?
Please keep me in mind if you have an extra.

Note: I posted a wanted item, too.

tom in SD
TommyboySD is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Link 2000 Battery Monitor Valiente Gear & Maintenance 24 05-24-2012 04:04 AM
Link 2000R regulators tausap Gear & Maintenance 8 04-02-2009 10:34 PM
LINK 2000 R Help needed with regulator Volkhard Gear & Maintenance 27 03-17-2009 07:20 PM
Link 2000 Problem dsbentley Gear & Maintenance 3 10-24-2008 02:52 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome