Thats what I am probably going to do. The new link lite or link pro monitors will not control the inverter/charger, but the Freedom Basic control panel
does and is the same size as a Link 2000 panel. Trouble is you would still want a battery monitor that tracks amps and amp hours used so I will probably end up buying
both the link lite and the Freedom basic, also looking at the Victron unit others here have accoladed.
My problem is that I cant get my freedom inverter/charger to equalize my batteries
and I have not yet determined if the problem is with the charger
or the link. I suspect the link as it is doing some odd stuff but it seems to go into equalization
mode only nothing happens from the charger. Voltage stays around 13.95. I emailed the supposed Xantrex authorised dealer in Maryland
but have not yet recieved a response. Will try calling. Im reluctant to spend the $140 on the basic panel if it turns out the inverter/charger is screwed.