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Progressive Dynamics RV Power Control Center with AC/DC Panel and Converter/Smart Charger - 60 Amp

Progressive Dynamics RV Power Control Center with AC/DC Panel and Converter/Smart Charger - 60 Amp

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This 2-in-1 AC/DC distribution panel and converter charger keeps your power systems easily accessible inside the RV. Works with lithium and lead acid batteries. Uses a custom charging profile for lithium and multistage charging for lead acid. Lowest Prices for the best rv converters from Progressive Dynamics. Progressive Dynamics RV Power Control Center with AC/DC Panel and Converter/Smart Charger - 60 Amp part number PD4560K18LS8 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Progressive Dynamics RV Converters - PD4560K18LS8

  • 60 Amps
  • Lead Acid
  • Lithium
  • 12V
  • Progressive Dynamics
  • Smart Charge
  • Standard Charge
  • 10-1/8L x 13-1/4T Inch

This 2-in-1 AC/DC distribution panel and converter charger keeps your power systems easily accessible inside the RV. Works with lithium and lead acid batteries. Uses a custom charging profile for lithium and multistage charging for lead acid.


Features:

  • 2-in-1 unit combines an AC/DC distribution panel with a multifunction converter charger
    • Consolidated system saves space and means you only have to install 1 component
  • Power distribution panel provides power to AC and DC applications in your RV
    • Requires AC breakers and DC fuses (sold separately)
  • Converter charger uses shore power to quickly charge your RV batteries
    • Provides continuous power to run 12V loads
    • Works with lithium-ion, flooded lead acid, AGM, and gel batteries
  • High voltage output provides full, quick charge for your lithium batteries
  • Charge Wizard monitors lead acid batteries and automatically begins charging when needed
    • Multistage charging helps extend battery life
  • Built-in safety features protect your RV's electrical system
  • Hardwired installation into your existing RV electrical system
  • Heat-resistant polymer construction
  • UL listed
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 12V battery systems
  • Rated power output: 810 watts
  • Amperage:
    • AC distribution: Up to 12 branch circuits rated at 50 amps (using tandem breakers)
    • DC distribution fuses: (4) 30 amp and (14) 20 amp
    • Converter output: 60 amps
  • Voltage:
    • AC distribution rating: 240 VAC
    • Converter input: 105 - 130 VAC
    • Converter output (no load): 13.6 VDC
    • Converter output (full load): > 12.6 VDC
  • Temperature ranges:
    • Operating range: 32 F to 122 F
    • Storage range: -4 F to 176 F
  • Overall dimensions: 14-1/8" tall x 11-3/16" long x 8-1/2" deep
    • Rear cutout: 13-1/4" tall x 10-1/8" long
  • Weight: 8 lbs
  • 2-Year limited warranty


rv power center

This RV power control center combines an AC/DC panel with a multifunction converter charger. Creating easy access to your electrical connections, this all-in-one breaker box distributes AC and DC loads to your RV and charges your batteries while connected to shore power. It's compatible with lithium and lead acid batteries.


AC/DC Electrical Distribution

internal view

The panel supplies AC and DC distribution to your RV's electrical system. The AC section includes space for up to 6 breakers rated for 240V at 50 amps. This lets you have up to 12 branch circuits when you use tandem breakers. The DC section has 18 branch fuse holders capable of using (4) 30 amp and (14) 20 amp fuses. Also, this section has lever lock connectors to make wiring faster and more secure. Simply open the lever, insert the wire, and close. You will need to purchase AC breakers and DC fuses separately to complete the installation.


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Once all of your connections are made, the breakers and fuses are easily accessible by opening the door on the front of the box. The door also includes a blank label to list all of the connections.


Multifunctional Converter Charger

switch charging mode

The integrated converter charger changes AC shore power into DC power to charge your battery bank. It includes an output mode switch that lets you choose either lithium or lead acid batteries. No matter what type of battery is installed in your RV, you'll always have the most efficient charging profile. If your RV already has a stock converter charger, it will need to be removed to ensure this unit operates properly.


Charging Profile Designed for Lithium Batteries

In lithium mode, the unit uses a higher output voltage, which provides a fast, complete charge. It also extends battery life since it utilizes the appropriate charging profile. Additionally, this mode is compatible with your battery's internal Battery Management System (BMS), which helps manage the charge cycle by monitoring the battery state and balancing cell voltage.


Charge Wizard for Lead Acid Batteries

In lead acid mode, the Charge Wizard automatically switches voltages while your lead acid battery bank charges. This accelerates the charge but also helps extend battery life by adjusting the voltage during the different modes. This function is compatible with flooded lead acid, AGM, and gel batteries.


Charging Modes

  1. Boost: This mode charges at the full rated load for a quicker recharge time. This is where most of the charging happens. It charges the battery up to 90% of the full capacity.
  2. Normal: This mode provides controlled voltage to ensure a full charge. Once the battery begins to reach capacity, the normal state will kick in and reduce the voltage to safely complete the charge.
  3. Storage: Once the battery reaches full charge and remains unused for 30 hours, this mode maintains a lower voltage to compensate for self-discharge. This reduces battery stress and minimizes gassing and water loss.
  4. Equalization: This mode activates to prevent stratification and sulfate buildup during extended storage cycles. These two issues can damage a battery by causing the accumulation of acid at the bottom of the battery and hardened sulfate crystals on the battery plates. This mode is especially helpful when your battery is going unused during storage.

Safety Features

cooling fan

The system includes a number of safety features. It has reverse polarity protection that will protect the converter if the battery is hooked up incorrectly. Additionally, the unit includes protection for overvoltage, undervoltage, and overcurrent, which can damage your equipment, as well as the converter. The built-in cooling fan also removes excess heat from the unit. The fan speed is proportional to the internal temperature of the converter, so when the power demand is low, the fan will operate quietly.




PD4560AV Progressive Dynamics 4500 Series Inteli-Power RV Converter with Charge Wizard and AC/DC Distribution Panel - 60 Amp

Alternate Part Number: PD4560K12LS8V, PD4560A

Replaces Progressive Dynamics PD4560K18LS8 and PD4560

Installation Details PD4560K18LS8 Installation instructionsAlternate Instructions PD4560K18LS8 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

Progressive Dynamics RV Power Control Center with AC/DC Panel and Converter/Smart Charger - 60 Amp - PD4560K18LS8

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (505 Customer Reviews)

This 2-in-1 AC/DC distribution panel and converter charger keeps your power systems easily accessible inside the RV. Works with lithium and lead acid batteries. Uses a custom charging profile for lithium and multistage charging for lead acid.

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The only reason I gave this a 4 is because of the way that it was packaged for shipment. The item itself is a clear 5 stars. It came crammed in a box with no padding whatsoever alongside a 30lb 36' 50a cord. Luckily there was no damage to the unit itself. Also didn't come with the two extra wires that it said it did, I could have used them but worked around it. Install was a breeze. I upgraded my travel trailer from a 30 amp with a WFCO WF-8955PEC to this unit. It took around 3-3.5 hours from start to finish. Would highly recommend this unit to anybody looking to upgrade their 30amp service. The only thing that would make this nut better is if they removed the slide lock Romex holes in the back and made it to where you could add you're own locks in. I had to fight it a couple times to get my wires where I wanted them. 10/10 would recommend.


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-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 01/11/2022


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Install instructions were easy to follow. Worked perfectly for my airstream renovation. Small size and ability to mount sideways allowed me to put under my front bench seat and not take up valuable closet space.



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Great Product and I appreciate the ease of ordering from Etrailer...!



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The only reason this doesn't get 5 stars is because the lithium setting on mine goes all the way to 14.64V instead of 14.40 which is recommended by my batteries' company. The blown fuse LED light indicators are awesome. The plastic is high quality. The connectors for all the positives are strong and make a good connection. What else to say? Oh, I emailed the customer service for PD and they got back to me with a professional email within 24 hours and then almost immediately after I answered more questions we finished up.



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It works very well. It keeps the trailer cool in the summer and warm in the winter.



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Great so far. Had it a year



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I did what it is supposed to do. This is a trusted source to buy from. Thank you



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Panel came very quickly and in good condition. I have not installed it yeet but I do not anticipate any problems.



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I works perfectly. No more breakers flipping off. It's great!! Thank you!!



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Impressively fast ordering and shipping process. Everyone here is so helpful in every way. Just can’t say enough great things about these folks !



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Perfect for our car hauler!



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Thank god you had this part. You promised it would be delivered within a week and it was. Thanks for the most amazing service!!



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Package came when expected, and in a nice sturdy box.



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it works great! i love it.



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No problems



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Review from a similar Inteli-Power in RV Converters


I had my son-in-law who is an electrician install the converter. The converter is working good and the battery charge was really good. I believe that the water pump pressure was the best I had in a long time which indicates how well the battery is charged. The reason I gave 4 stars instead of 5 is that I think that a better manual could of come with the converter. When I connected the battery there was a green flashing light that I didn't know what it meant but after an internet search I found out what it meant. E-trailer was great to deal with, fast service and answered my questions quickly,


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The converter and charger is working very well and I like how I dont have to watch how well the battery is charged
Raymond - 10/08/2021


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Review from a similar Inteli-Power in RV Converters


The Progressive Dynamic 80 amp lithium charger is a great product. Charges the lithium batteries very fast. Its a simple well built charger converter. I've used it for about 8 months now. I used to own a 40 amp Progressive Dynamic regular battery charger converter on my previous rv. It worked great for the 12 or so years I owned it.


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Have used this charger for past year. No problems or complaints. Does a great job.
Scott - 05/04/2022


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Review from a similar Inteli-Power in RV Converters


There is obviously a manufacturing issue with the circuit board of the PD4135 converter charger. When I received the first one that I had ordered, I went to switch the converter to lithium battery operation, and noticed that the bottom pin of switch S1 was not soldered to the circuit board pad. E-trailer promptly sent me a replacement converter which I received today. The first thing I did was to check the solder on switch S1. The picture shows the switch in the condition received (exact same issue). I will be looking at a different solution for my converter/charger needs.


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I will have our customer service team reach out to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 12/07/2021

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