Hybrid systems in demand, says Fischer Panda
A desire for more efficient onboard power systems is resulting in a greater demand for hybrid systems with power assist functionality, reports Fischer Panda UK.
The company is seeing a shift in the market towards its hybrid systems consisting of a generator plus smart Mastervolt inverter charger system.
Chris Fower, sales and marketing director at Fischer Panda UK said the company was seeing a definite trend towards efficiency. "To meet this demand, we are being asked to supply and install smaller generators, along with a Mastervolt Mass Combi Ultra Inverter Charger, for example," he said.
“With a new understanding about the difference between consumption or continuous load and short bursts of peak load, we are now able to spec a 5kW to 8kW generator with a smart inverter charger instead of a 10kW generator."
And he explained that this provides the power assist feature enabling the system to use stored energy from the battery bank to cover peak times.
"Effectively, 90% of the time, a smaller generator is adequate, using a smart inverter charging system to get over the peak," said Chris.
“With our full system capabilities, we are able to design the wiring and onboard set-up so the priority load is always powered."
Through its customised systems, Fischer Panda UK supplies CZone, Mastervolt power systems and Dometic climate packages.
Latest Press Releases
The Poole Harbour Boat Show is now officially launched for a return in 2020 to the spectacular boati... Read more
New for 2019 the Southampton Boat Show, powered by Borrow a Boat will be welcoming visitors into the... Read more
The International Paint Poole Regatta 2020 is developing to be the biggest event yet, with the organ... Read more
Your chance to enter the MS Amlin Seamanship Award 2019 closes at midnight on Tuesday 20th August. Read more
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston and Dee Caffari look at how the environment at sea has been damaged over the... Read more