Camping in the wild in this day and age usually means getting away from resorts, campgrounds — and, unfortunately, shore power. There’s a lot to be said for communing with nature, until your AC generator breaks the silence. With Xantrex Technology’s Freedom SW 3000 Sine-Wave Inverter/Charger or its PROwatt SW Sine-Wave Inverter, you can enjoy all the comforts you’ve brought to nature’s doorstep without compromising the peace and tranquility.

Xantrex-Freedom-SW3000The Freedom SW 3000 offers RVers premium sine-wave output with high surge capability — plus temperature-compensated, power-factor corrected, multi-stage charging. According to the company, its pure sine-wave output — designed to operate sensitive electronics — provides 3,000 watts of utility-grade AC power. Among its features is a built-in transfer switch that automatically transfers between inverter power and incoming AC power; an ignition lock-out that prevents unnecessary battery drain when alternator is not providing power (when used with the remote panel); and dual input/dual output AC interface. It offers a wide operating temperature range (-4˚F to 140˚F) and Conformal-coated circuit boards for humid environments.

Xantrex-PROwatt-SWThe PROwatt SW Series feature true since-wave AC output, with 600-, 1,000- and 1,200-watts, respectively. Its compact design allows for easy installation, while remaining capable of powering all type of electrical loads. In addition to dual GFCI AC receptacles, the unit includes an innovative USB connection for providing power to most USB-chargable devices. Features include low-voltage shutdown and alarm, over-voltage protection, overload and over-temperature shutdown, built-in digital display and heavy-duty terminals for trouble-free battery connection.

For more information, contact: Xantrex Technology, Inc., 8999 Nelson Way, Burnaby, BC Canada V5A 4B5; (800) 670-0707, www.xantrex.com, or visit Xantrex at Booth #B85 at the 2009 National RV Trade Show, Dec. 1-3 at the Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville.