Thermo King offers V-520 system

Oct. 16, 2009
Thermo King has introduced the V-520 vehicle-powered temperature control system for small trucks.

Thermo King has introduced the V-520 vehicle-powered temperature control system for small trucks. The V-520 is available now for ordering through Thermo King dealers across North America.

The V-520 offers the new Direct Smart Reefer (DSR) controller, the latest in microprocessor control for direct-drive systems. Features of the DSR controller include:

•Continuous monitoring of the load

•Automatic startup

•Three standard hourmeters

•Easy-to-understand alarm codes for quick diagnostics and reduced costs

•Maintenance reminders

•Upgradable software

•Battery protection features

•Clutch delay timer

•New voltage options (24- and 12-volt)

Other features of the V-520 include SmartPower electric standby to save fuel and cut emissions, superior capacity and airflow, and outstanding pull-down capability. There are six models in the V-520 line to choose from, depending on their business need, including Spectrum multi-temperature units as well as a full range of optional features and equipment.

Scott Bates, truck product manager for Thermo King, said, “The V-520 is suitable for box sizes from 10 to 18 feet and is exempt from the CARB TRU regulation.”

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