To be fair, my observations with my new "XL" while surprising, should have been obvious. Just in case it's not, I thought I'd share my experience. My comments are all directed towards packaging and not functionality as the combination of the PL8 + Meanwell 1500 are more than capable.
My surprised came when I first saw my new XL case...it's big! In fact, it's about 25% taller than Powerline case used for the dual charger solutions. This results in a case that is a bit awkward to manage and aesthetically "odd" looking. Upon closer inspection of the tech details, the website clearly identifies the size, but the pictures of the XL bundle are from a perspective which does not capture the case height. Apparently, the Meanwell 1500 and physically larger than the 2000, so the larger case in needed for the smaller (capacity) power supply. My second realization relates to the Meanwell line - the 1500 has more capacity than a single PL8 can exhaust (for my charging requirements), but less than 2 PL8's need. Based on this, I prolly should have either went with the 1000W combo in the slim case, or custom built a 2000w solution in the slim case for future growth. Either of the solutions would yield the benefits of PRC integration in a more design friendly case.
Convenient, yet awkward... Submitted by MAS on 8/15/13