Overland Journal "Editors Choice", 2008 Dual Battery System Comparison
Why use a Dual Battery System?
Losing power to your vehicle is a common concern. With all the latest equipment drawing on your battery system, you need to consider your electrical supply and how to manage it. Winches, lighting, laptops, GPS, fridges, and the like all demand a lot from your battery. A good solution is a dual battery system that can manage the load you put on it. National Luna Battery Management Systems are time tested, proven vehicle energy control equipment. From the harsh demands of Africa, National Luna offers a complete line of monitoring and control options.
National Luna Portable Power Pack
is a removable, compact battery box with built-in split-charge isolator, ideal for modern vehicles that cannot accommodate a second battery in the engine compartment. The design of the Portable Power Pack allows it to be used as a standby power pack for 12-volt appliances.
The Portable Power Pack features fused accessory plugs, a polarized high-power plug and built-in battery monitor with low-battery and over-charge warnings. The built-in plugs can be used for low-power accessories such as refrigerators, pumps, compressors, lights and other 12-volt electronic devices. The high-current input-output can be used for higher power requirements such as invertors or battery chargers. The built-in split-charge isolator is fully automatic and does not require additional hardware in the application vehicle.OPTION
The Dual Battery Controller Plugs into port provided in the portable power pack. Mounts on dash board or other accessible location to show charge and storage status plus allow over-ride if Aux battery is needed for starting purposes. Sold separately. Features
Removable / Portable design
In-line fuse supplied
Additional battery terminals and hardware supplied
Additional cables, hardware and monitors available separately
3 year comprehensive warranty
Fully automatic split-charge isolator
Built-in battery monitor and input voltage monitor
Remote battery monitor port (for remote dual battery controller)
Bolt-down / Strap-down design
Electronics isolated from battery compartment
Can accommodate standard automotive battery types
23' of heavy-duty cable supplied with attached coupler (Red Anderson style)
Fuse-protected plugs and connections
Battery hold-down bracket suppliedSpecs.
20"L x 10.25"W x 12"HWeight
12 lbs (excluding battery and cables)Remote port
Suits removable data cable for Dual Battery ControllerBattery monitors
Built-in to power pack, 14-stage auxiliary battery monitor ( 11.4V - 14.2V) , 7-stage input voltage monitor (12.6V - 14.2V)Power consumption
60mA ave (standby), 780mA max (solenoid engaged)Shipping Dims
20"L x11"W x 13"HPower supply
8Vdc - 15Vdc (display range: 11.4V - 14.2V)
85 amp (continuous) , 400 amp (peak)Cable
23' red and black (46' total) with connectorConnectors
"Hella" style output (15A fused) , "Hella" style output (15A fused), 50 amp input-output coupler (60A fused) Grey Anderson, 50 amp charge input (split-charge input) Red Anderson
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