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Old 10-03-2019, 07:22 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Maerin View Post
Be careful with the KID controller with a boat. They are terribly noisy. I added all sorts of clamping ferrites, conditioners, and re-routing of wiring to try to mitigate the noise in the VHF. I finally resorted to turning the solar array off while underway, the noise in the VHF was untenable. I still have the problem, but it's manageable. I also had to have it replaced in wty, display flaked out, and it had a bad connection on one of the 30A fuses that burned the fuse. I would NOT choose the MidNite KID nor recommend it. I have not heard mention of a single issue of RF noise with the Victron, better features and more control with that.


Never had an issue with the KID's go on the solar forums for more reviews
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