Battery voltage monitoring to prevent accidental switching: Some battery separators (also called voltage controlled relays or cut-off relays) disconnect a battery in case of short but high amperage. Sometimes a battery separator will not connect a large but uncharged battery bank either, because the DC voltage immediately drops below the disconnect value once the batteries are connected. The software of the Cyrix-ct 12/24 does more than just connect and disconnect on the basis of battery voltage and a fixed time delay. The Cyrix-ct 12/24 looks at the general trend (voltage increase or decrease) and only adjusts the most recently performed action if the trend has changed during a certain time frame. The time delay depends on the voltage deviation from the trend.
Long bolts to allow connection of more than one power cable Cyrix 12 / 24-120: 13 mm (M6) Cyrix 12 / 24-230: 16 mm (M8)
Protection against overheating (due to prolonged overload e.g.) The Cyrix disconnects in case of excessive contact temperature and recovers after cooling down.
LED status display (only with Cyrix 12/24 230) LED on: paired LED lit for 10 sec .: disconnected LED lit for 2 sec .: connection being established LED flashing every 2 sec .: connection being broken LED flashing every 0.25 sec .: alarm (overtemperature; voltage> 16V; both batteries <10V; one battery <2V) (at 24V multiply by 2) 12/24 V automatic detection The Cyrix-ct 12/24 automatically detects the system voltage. No voltage loss The Cyrix battery separator is an excellent alternative to diode load current distributors. The main feature is that the voltage loss is practically zero, so that the output voltage of alternators or battery chargers does not have to be increased. Priority for the starter battery It is common practice to connect the alternator directly to the starter battery. The accessory battery and possibly also a bow thruster battery and other batteries are all connected to the starter battery with a Cyrix battery separator. When the Cyrix determines that the starter battery has reached the torque voltage, the Cyrix ensures that all batteries are charged in parallel. Bidirectional voltage measurement and power from both batteries The Cyrix measures the voltage of both connected batteries. As a result, the Cyrix also switches the batteries in parallel when, for example, the accessory battery is being charged by a battery charger. The Cyrix-ct 12/24 has a dual power supply. This causes the Cyrix to close if the voltage of one battery is too low to operate the Cyrix. Parallel switching in an emergency (Start Assist) The Cyrix can also be switched on by means of a push button (the Cyrix remains active for 30s) or a switch to manually connect batteries in parallel. This is especially useful in an emergency when the starter battery is empty or broken.