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Isolation Transformer

by Adrian 20th Feb 2013 - equipment

We’ve had a galvanitic isolator (protecting the boat’s hull against earth current leakage) installed since launch, but I’ve recently taken shorepower isolation and galvanitic protection to the next level.

Isolation TransformerI’ve had a custom isolation transformer made which like all things on the boat, performs multiple functions:

1) It physically isolates the boat’s 240V electrics from the shore power by the use of physically separate transformer coils which transfer electricity from one coil to another via electromagnetic induction.

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