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    Default National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    What would you go for and why?

    The kit for the national Luna solenoid is R2000 and the cyrix relay with display added and all wiring ect will probably be pretty close. Or if you just get the solenoid or relay on their own they just under R1000. This is comparing pricing on the 4x4 direct website.
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    Default Re: National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    Quote Originally Posted by whatyamacallit View Post
    What would you go for and why?

    The kit for the national Luna solenoid is R2000 and the cyrix relay with display added and all wiring ect will probably be pretty close. Or if you just get the solenoid or relay on their own they just under R1000. This is comparing pricing on the 4x4 direct website.

    there are plenty of answers to this. What are your plans with the system?
    will this purely be simple and power a fridge?
    will you be adding solar in the near future, then I would consider dc to dc, with solar all intergrated and you would probably in the long run spend less money.. DC2DC (Wrnd/HCDP) would put you back +-R1800-R2k, then you can run thinner wire guage wire.

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    It's purely to run a fridge. I already have a blue solar controller 75/15. But wanted to add the functionality of charging off the alternator, thought it would be cheaper than getting a DC/DC set up, but will price it and decide.

    Must say I don't really like wrnd as they have never been of any help too me when i have asked.
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    Also just checked and the wrnd won't work as I'm running 36v panels and the wrnd suggests not more than 24v. But it's besides the point, let's say I want to buy just the NL solenoid or the victron cyrix both are about R950, which would you take?
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    Default Re: National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    Quote Originally Posted by whatyamacallit View Post
    Also just checked and the wrnd won't work as I'm running 36v panels and the wrnd suggests not more than 24v. But it's besides the point, let's say I want to buy just the NL solenoid or the victron cyrix both are about R950, which would you take?
    I am running the victron cyrix ct 120 combiner. not an issue to date. I would recommend it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dwayne P View Post
    I am running the victron cyrix ct 120 combiner. not an issue to date. I would recommend it.
    Do you have a display wired in or not and is yours nearest the starting or aux battery?
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    Default Re: National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    No display. I am running very basic. My unit is near battery of vehicle and the cable running to tub in rear.

    Will ad display at later time in the new year when I add solar.

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    Default Re: National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    Quote Originally Posted by Dwayne P View Post
    No display. I am running very basic. My unit is near battery of vehicle and the cable running to tub in rear.

    Will ad display at later time in the new year when I add solar.
    Same here.. installed last year Dec and no issues at all. I use mine to charge my battery in the back of the bakkie as well as feed 12v to the caravan.

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    Default Re: National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    Quote Originally Posted by Dungbeetle View Post
    more expensive, lower amp rating, not sure if it can do the jumpstart function the Victron can. Does look stronger though
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    Default Re: National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    Quote Originally Posted by whatyamacallit View Post
    Do you have a display wired in or not and is yours nearest the starting or aux battery?
    is this the monitor/display you are using?

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    Default Re: National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    Quote Originally Posted by Dwayne P View Post
    is this the monitor/display you are using?
    I don't have anything installed yet but that is the display I'm referring too, also allows you to jumpstart. The national Luna also has their own display that uses led's to show the battery charge. I do prefer the one you showed as it looks much better.
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    Default Re: National Luna solenoid or victron cyrix relay

    More compact.

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