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Xantrex / Schneider Electric to unveil a new power solution for residential AC fridge at the National RV Tradeshow

Burnaby, BC, Monday, November 28, 2016

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – November 28, 2016 – Schneider Electric, parent of Xantrex is gearing up to unveil Freedom X inverter, specifically engineered to operate residential AC fridge in recreational vehicles (RVs). With 1200 watts of continuous sine wave power, the Freedom X will run a full size residential fridge, microwave, coffee maker, blender, small space heater and more.

“The design of Freedom X, while inspired by the recent proliferation and demand for AC-powered appliances in RVs, is unique because the features have been optimized based on feedback from RV manufacturers. Through this consultation the Freedom X wastes no cost, minimizes installation time and materials while delivering performance and quality that can be relied on.”, said Richard Gaudet, Vice President of Xantrex business at Schneider Electric.

The easily accessible, quick-connect AC input and output terminals make Freedom X installation a breeze on the factory assembly line. The Freedom X easily passes hipot test from line to the load eliminating the unnecessary disconnect and reconnection of the inverter during production. A key enhancement on the Freedom X is the improved robustness against accidental reverse polarity damage.


The extended surge rating of the Freedom X enables it to effortlessly start compressors and other demanding motor loads. The Freedom X is housed in a heavy duty industrial metal casing and is equipped with conformal coated circuit boards, built-in transfer relay and hardwire capability.

“The Freedom X will be in action at the National RV Tradeshow. Visit our booth 415 to learn more. In addition to the Freedom X, we will also display our new Lithium Ion technology and demonstrate how a Xantrex solution can run air conditioning without a generator or shorepower,” added Gaudet.

Note the Freedom X is available to RV manufacturers only at this time. For trade inquiries, please email

The NEW Freedom X video

About Xantrex

The Xantrex brand, owned by Schneider Electric, is one of the most successful and popular brands of onboard AC power technology. Xantrex products are used in a variety of applications in the RV, marine, military, construction, EMS, bus, work service vehicle and commercial truck markets. Xantrex ensures its products are put through extensive reliability testing and certifies its products to comply with various regulatory standards to meet or exceed the applicable requirements for safety, quality, efficiency and environment. With more than three decades of design, engineering and manufacturing experience backed by Schneider Electric’s global infrastructure, Xantrex power solutions offer an enviable mix of advanced technology and unmatched bankability.



About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable and efficient, the company's 170,000 plus employees achieved sales of 27 billion euros in 2015, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”