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Victron Cyrix-i 24/48V 400A Intelligent Battery Combiner

The Victron Cyrix-ct 24/48V 400A battery combiner is a voltage sensitive relay which combines your leisure battery and starter battery when a pre-set voltage is reached.

  • Voltage sensitive relay
  • 400A charging current
  • Suitable for 24V and 48V systems
  • Suitable for use with lead acid (inc. AGM & gel) leisure batteries
  • Note: not suitable for use with vehicles with Euro 5 or Euro 6 engines

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Description

The Cyrix Battery Combiner is a microprocessor controlled heavy duty relay that automatically connects batteries in parallel when one of them has reached a pre-set voltage (indicating that the battery is being charged), and disconnects when the voltage decreases below float level (indicating that one or more batteries are being discharged). Cyrix Battery Combiners are an excellent replacement for diode isolators. The main feature is that there is virtually no voltage loss so that the output voltage of alternators or battery chargers does not need to be increased.

 

Features

New: intelligent battery monitoring to prevent unwanted switching

Some battery combiners will disconnect a battery in case of a short but high amperage load. A battery combiner also may fail to connect a large but discharged battery bank because the DC voltage immediately drops below the disengage value once the batteries are connected. The software of the Cyrix-i does more than simply connect and disconnect based on battery voltage and with a fixed time delay. The Cyrix-i looks at the general trend (voltage increasing or decreasing) and reverses a previous action only if the trend has reversed during a certain period of time. The time delay depends on the voltage deviation from the trend.

In addition, four switch timing profiles can be chosen.

12/24 V and 24/48 V auto ranging

The Cyrix-i automatically detects system voltage.

No voltage loss

Cyrix battery combiners are an excellent replacement for diode isolators. The main feature is that there is virtually no voltage loss so that the output voltage of alternators or battery chargers does not need to be increased.

Prioritizing the starter battery

In a typical setup the alternator is directly connected to the starter battery. The accessory battery, and possibly also a bow thruster and other batteries are each connected to the starter battery with Cyrix battery combiners. When a Cyrix senses that the starter battery has reached the connect voltage it will engage, to allow for parallel charging of the other batteries.

Bidirectional voltage sensing and power supply from both batteries

The Cyrix senses the voltage of both connected batteries. It will therefore also engage if for example the accessory battery is being charged by a battery charger.

The Cyrix-i has a dual power supply. It will therefore also close if the voltage on one battery is too low to operate the Cyrix.

In order to prevent unexpected operation during installation or when one battery has been disconnected, the Cyrix-i will not close if the voltage on one of the two battery connections is lower than 2 V (12 V battery), or 4 V (24 V battery) or 8 V (48 V battery).

Parallel connection in case of emergency

The Cyrix can also be engaged with a push button (Cyrix remains engaged during 30 s) or a switch to connect batteries in parallel manually.

This is especially useful in case of emergency when the starter battery is discharged or damaged

Product SKU: CYR020400000

Additional information

Weight 0.9 kg
Dimensions 7.8 × 10.2 × 11 cm
Brand

Manufacturer Part Number

CYR020400000

Continuous Current
Peak Current

2000A during 1 second

Current Consumption When Open

4 mA

Micro Switch For Remote Monitoring

Yes

LED Status Indication

Bicolour LED

Emergency Start

Yes, 30s

Voltage

24V, 48V

Warranty

5 Years

Country of Manufacture

Malaysia

Current (A)

400

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